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Pain, William
The Builder’s Companion and Workman’s General Assistant: Demonstrating, After the Most Easy and Practical Method, etc
London: Robert Sayer and the author, 1757. Good hardcover with moderate edge wear to newly attached boards. 4to. Approx 9 x 14.5”. Rather scarce first edition with 1757 date at bottom of tp. 2 new ffeps and reels. Tp has heavy staining. Preface page has moderate standing. See pics. 75 folio copper plates. Only loss of text is at top of ps 3/4. Engravings are good to VG except the last 2 that have heavy staining (80 & 81), pencilled math problems at preface. Approx 70 of the plates are Just about very good. Scarce volume. See the pics. Nf [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Bristlecone Books RMABA [Austin, CO, U.S.A.]
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