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Antique Carpentry Book, Architecture Reference, Peter Nicholson, Victorian, 1846

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Our Stock # 24304

This is an antique carpentry book. An English language, bound reference guide by Peter Nicholson, dating to the Victorian period, published 1846.

Full Title: Practical Carpentry, Joinery and Cabinet-Making; Being an new and complete System of Lines for the use of workmen, founded on accurate geometrical and mechanical principles, with their application in Carpentry - to roofs - domes, centring, etc; In joinery - to stairs, hand-rails, soffits, niches etc; In Cabinet-making, to furniture, both plain and ornamental. Fully and clearly explained.


  • Peter Nicholson (1765 - 1844) was a Scottish architect, carpenter, mathematician and engineer.
  • Presented in aged condition - cover loose, aged pages intact with some markings present
  • Bound in marble paper on board, the leathered spine with gold titling
  • Superb frontispiece with a portrait of the author and a scene of centring on Waterloo Bridge, London
  • Published in English across 176 pages, with engraved illustrations to rear on 90 plates

This is a charming antique guide to carpentry and joinery, offering a fascinating 19th century reference book by architect Peter Nicholson. In delicate order, delivered ready to enjoy as is or restore.

Max Width: 22.5cm (8.75'')
Max Depth: 3.5cm (1.5'')
Max Height: 28.5cm (11.25'')


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Item Info

Seller Location

Hele, Devon

Item Dimensions

H: 28.5cm W: 22.5cm D: 3.5cm



Item Location

United Kingdom

Seller Location

Hele, Devon

Item Location

United Kingdom

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+44 (0)207 1833511