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Our Stock # 24218

This is an antique reference book, The Carpenter and Joiner's Assistant. An English language illustrated architecture and design title, dating to the Victorian period, circa 1860.

Full title: 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. By James Newlands, Borough Engineer of Liverpool and Illustrated by an Extensive Series of Plates and Many Hundred Engravings on Plates.

  • A fine publication with detail and illustrations of works in timber

  • Displays a desirable, lightly aged appearance - pages intact and in clean order

  • Bound in cloth over board with leathered spine, gold titling on red ground

  • Published across 291 pages with 115 engraved plates

  • Superb frontispiece with an engraved scene of the Ballochmyle Viaduct in Scotland

  • Plates represent technical drawings, plan views and an illustrated glossary of terms

This is an appealing antique copy of The Carpenter and Joiner's Assistant with superb illustrative detail. Delivered ready to enjoy.


Max Width: 27cm (10.75'')
Max Depth: 5cm (2'')
Max Height: 35cm (13.75'')


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Our Ref: 24218

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    • Price: £795.00
    • €927 Euro
    • $1,003 US Dollar
  • Location: Devon
    • Dimensions: H: 35cm (13.78in)
    • W: 27cm (10.63in)
    • D: 5cm (1.97in)