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Nicholson, Peter
The Carpenter's and Joiner's Assistant; Containing Practical Rules for Making all Kinds of Joints, and Various Methods of Hinging Them Together; for Hanging of Doors on Straight or Circular Plans .
J. Taylor at the Architectural Library, London, 1805. Second edition. 79 engraved plates, x [ie xii, b1 &b2 swapped], 79, [1], 16 (12mo "A Catalogue of Modern Books on Architecture . on Sale at J. Taylor's") pp. 4to. First printed in 1797, the first manual on the construction of hinges and the hanging of doors, intended as a supplement to Nicholson's New Carpenter's Guide (1792). With interesting annotations by a carpenter "A. Night" of Cheapside on the rear endpapers. Provenance: Daniel Dann (contemporary signature to front pastedown); A. Night, "turning tool maker Cheapside," (inscription and design for a bed post on rear pastedown) Contemporary speckled sheep, rebacked to style with red morocco spine label. Some light scuffing to covers and wear to corners 79 engraved plates, x [ie xii, b1 &b2 swapped], 79, [1], 16 (12mo "A Catalogue of Modern Books on Architecture . on Sale at J. Taylor's") pp. 4to
Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA [New York, NY, U.S.A.]
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