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The carpenter and joiner's assistant : being a comprehensive treatise on the selection, preparation, and strength of materials, and the mechanical principles of framing, with their application in carpentry, joinery, and hand-railing; also, a course of instruction in practical geometry, geometrical lines, drawing, projection, and perspective; and an illustrated glossary of terms used in architecture and building
Glasgow, Edinburgh, London & New York : Blackie & Son, 1867. 2nd Edition. Physical description: xiii, 291p., 116 leaves of plates, illus. ; 33 x 25cm. "... by James Newlands, Borough Engineer of Liverpool. Illustrated by an extensive series of plates and many hundred engravings on wood." --title page. Subjects: Carpentry -- Joinery -- Geometrical drawing -- Geometry. Notes: This work was originally projected by John White, author of "Rural architecture" (1845), who prepared the greater number of the illustrations before his death. Newlands provided the text and a lesser number of illustrations. First published in 1860. Preface dated 1860. Added engraved title page. Good copy bound in contemporary gilt-blocked 1/2 leather over cloth-covered boards. Spine bands and panel edges somewhat worn and rubbed. Corners bumped. Some surface wear to cloth as with use and age. Remains quite well-preserved overall. Further scans, images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request.
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