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G. A. Siddons
The Cabinet-Maker's Guide Or, Rules and Instructions in the Art of Varnishing, Dying, Staining, Japanning, Polishing, Lackering, and Beautifying Wood, Ivory, Tortoiseshell, & Metal
Sherwood: Gilbert and Piper, 1830. Cloth. Good Only. 6" by 4". Unnamed. A charming fifth edition copy of G. A. Siddons's guide to cabinet making. Containing detailed instructions and explanations of terms used in the trade. Illustrated with a frontispiece and four engraved plates. Featuring twelve pages of publisher's advertisements to the rear, though last page is missing. In a quarter cloth binding with paper covered boards. Externally, a trifle rubbed with marks to boards. Spine label rubbed and sunned. Front hinge has failed. Internally, binding is tender. Final page detached, not present. Pages are generally bright with some spotting. Small bookseller's label to front pastedown. Good Only
Bookseller: Rooke Books [United Kingdom]
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