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Workshop Receipts -for manufacturers, mechanics & scientific amateurs.

£29.99

Product description

iv, 450, [16], [1] pages. Small 8vo. Original brown cloth with embossed black and gilt decorations and lettering. A bright clean copy apart from the upper spine wchich has a small piece missing and the lower spine the same. Corners slightly bumped. Pages slightly yellowed in sync with age of the book. Previous owner's signature on first blank page in ink dated 1883.The gilt is still reasonably bright. Cloth. An interesting reference for those interested in historical perspectives on various processes used in the trade - everything from how finishes are accomplished to tricks of the trade. In the introduction (dated 1873) Ernest Spon indicates this should be useful to the trades who while they might not attempt various finishes, etc on a daily basis, might need a reference on the odd occasion it was needed. Written with a practical eye to the practitioner rather than the theoretical, it was reprinted in various editions and updates well into the 20th century. Topics include Bronzes and Bronzing, Dyeing, Cements, Varnishes, Japans and Polishes, Pigments, Lathing and Plastering, Firework Making, Electro-metallurgy.

Item details

Condition:
Fair
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
0

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iv, 450, [16], [1] pages. Small 8vo. Original brown cloth with embossed black and gilt decorations and lettering. A bright clean copy apart from the upper spine wchich has a small piece missing and the lower spine the same. Corners slightly bumped. Pages slightly yellowed in sync with age of the book. Previous owner's signature on first blank page in ink dated 1883.The gilt is still reasonably bright. Cloth. An interesting reference for those interested in historical perspectives on various processes used in the trade - everything from how finishes are accomplished to tricks of the trade. In the introduction (dated 1873) Ernest Spon indicates this should be useful to the trades who while they might not attempt various finishes, etc on a daily basis, might need a reference on the odd occasion it was needed. Written with a practical eye to the practitioner rather than the theoretical, it was reprinted in various editions and updates well into the 20th century. Topics include Bronzes and Bronzing, Dyeing, Cements, Varnishes, Japans and Polishes, Pigments, Lathing and Plastering, Firework Making, Electro-metallurgy.

Condition:
Fair
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
0

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