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Cassell’s Cabinetwork and Joinery

£25.00

Product description

This book has a sticker on the title page telling us that it was “specially prepared for Subscribers” by the Waverley book company. It is in hard boards with no DJ and the word SPECIMEN in gilt letters on the front. The rear board is completely separated from the main body but has a trio of folds enclosing three linen backed detailed illustrations for the construction of a wood chimney piece and overmantle, a Chiffonier with cellarette and a half timbered porch and entrance .doorway. Within the black outer covered boards is the maroon binding of the actual book. There is no marking on it but there is a specimen spine cover adherent which has gilt lettering and patterning. It is clear from the width of the spine cover that the intended book would have been much thicker than the present slim volume and, indeed, when the pagination is examined it can be seen that the last page is 568 but that there are many substantial deficits in the sequence. The Contents lists what the eventual full volume would contain.
This, then, is a sample with considerable detail but really only a “taster” of the full book. A curiosity of the publishing trade.

Item details

Author(s):
Paul N Hasluck (ed)
Condition:
Fair
Dimensions:
24 x 16.5 cm approx
Edition:
1912
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
0
Publisher:
Cassell

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This book has a sticker on the title page telling us that it was “specially prepared for Subscribers” by the Waverley book company. It is in hard boards with no DJ and the word SPECIMEN in gilt letters on the front. The rear board is completely separated from the main body but has a trio of folds enclosing three linen backed detailed illustrations for the construction of a wood chimney piece and overmantle, a Chiffonier with cellarette and a half timbered porch and entrance .doorway. Within the black outer covered boards is the maroon binding of the actual book. There is no marking on it but there is a specimen spine cover adherent which has gilt lettering and patterning. It is clear from the width of the spine cover that the intended book would have been much thicker than the present slim volume and, indeed, when the pagination is examined it can be seen that the last page is 568 but that there are many substantial deficits in the sequence. The Contents lists what the eventual full volume would contain.
This, then, is a sample with considerable detail but really only a “taster” of the full book. A curiosity of the publishing trade.

Author(s):
Paul N Hasluck (ed)
Condition:
Fair
Dimensions:
24 x 16.5 cm approx
Edition:
1912
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
0
Publisher:
Cassell

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