London: Thomas Kelly, 1853. Hardcover. 8-3/4 x 10-13/16", 1/2 leather, gilt decorated raised bands and compartments, black calf title label, pebbled wine-colored cloth, xxxvi, 1-131pp (Carpentry & Joinery; Glossary & General Index), 1-36pp (Cabinet-Marking; Glossary & General Index), 1-40 (Practical Builder's Price Book), 110 engraved plates, including title-page with tissue guard, frontis. portrait of Peter Nicholson. Item #900657
Organized in three sections: Book I - Carpentry; Book II - Joinery; Book III - Cabinet-Making. With a preface on The Elements of Geometry & Plane Trigonometry and followed by The Practical Builder's Price Book. With 110 engravings illustrating building techniques, elements, design. See illustration of book case for ideas for displaying your own book collection!
Complete, moderate foxing, staining to cloth, edge-wear, front endpaper hinge cracked, clean of owner's marks, tight, square, good+.