Cabinetwork and Joinery Comprising designs and Details of Construction with 2,021 Working drawings and Twelve Coloured Plates
London: Cassell and Company, Limited, 1907. Illustrated by N/a. First Edition. Brown Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo Large (over 7¾" - 9¾") Z 568pp. 1907. first edition. 8vo. A very good, clean, tight, firm copy in original publisher's cloth. Twelve coloured plates - all collated and as called for. Original publisher's brown cloth embossed in black and gilt to the spine and black to the front and rear boards. The textblock remains very clean and tight. A very slight 3.5cm split to the front inner hinge - bearly noticable and slight closed splits to the rear inner hinge. A little foxing/toning to the endpapers. Slight scattered foxing. A very good, very well preserved clean, tight copy. (Book ref. 226444) £60.00
Carpentry and Joinery;
London, Crosby Lockwood & Son, 1945; Reprint. Hardback. Good/ No dust jacket. 132pp with diagrams. Pages yellowed. Red covers with black title on spine. (Book ref. 18203) £6.00
Every Man His Own Mechanic : A Complete Guide for the Amateur to All Constructive and Decorative Work;
London, Ward, Lock & Co, nd ( c 1920's?); Entirely rewritten and Revised. Hardback. Very good/ No dust jacket. xv, 504pp with coloured frontis , numerous photographic & black/white illustrations plus diagrams. Few light fox marks on prelims. Charters include: Carpentry, Joinery, Fret work ,Veneering, Plumbing, Plastering, Masonary and much more. Green boards with black motif & title on the front & spine. Please note heavy book, some extra postage may be required (Book ref. 18805) £18.00
London, WQard, Lock & Co, nd ( Prize label dated 1949/50); Hardback; Good+/ No dj; 190pp with nearly 100 illustrations; Brown covers with green title on spine. A Practical Guide for the Amateur in Carpentry, Joinery, The Use of Tools, Lathe Working, Ornamental Woodwork, Selection of Timber and more. (Book ref. 9782) £6.00
Carpentry for Beginners (The Woodworker Series).
London, Evans brothers, Limited, N.D. H/B, Good, Chapters include: To the Home Carpenter, Designs for Light Woodwork, Saws and Sawing,Planes and Planing, Chisels and Chiselling, Boring and Boring Bits, Glue and How to Use It, The Woodworker's Bench, General Information on Tools and Accessories etc. 206p of text and illustrations, 5p of Glossary, 5p of Index. (Book ref. 1371) £11.00
Joinery (The Teach Yourself Books).
English Universities Press Ltd, London. Impr. of 1956, Size 5"x7", H/B, D/W, Good, Content-tools, timber, joints, doors, windows, stairs, ironmongery etc., 160 pp,32 plates. (Book ref. 1377) £5.00
Joinery and Carpentry.
Sir Isaac Pitman&Sons, Ltd, 1928. Size 5"x8",25 weekly parts, 1575 pages in all parts together,S/B, Good, a Brief outline of the sections- tools, machines, jooints, fixing, doors, panelling, windows, circular work, handrailing, timber, floors, roofs, scaffolding, etc, etc. Only a limited edition had been printed (Book ref. 1382) £20.00
Carpentry and Joinery.
London, Sir Isaac Pitman&Sons, Ltd, 1950. 1st.Ed., Size 5"x7", H/B, Good, Content- Workshop practice, Woodworking Tools, Materials, General Construction in joinery, Carpentry, Stairs etc. 267 pp. (Book ref. 1376) £5.00
Carpenters and Builders Library (4 Volumes set)
Theodore Audel&Co, 1978 4th. Ed., 8Vo, H/B, Very Good, 1st Vol: Tools, Steel Square, Joinery(374 p). 2nd Vol: Builders Math, Plans, Specifications (294 p). 3rd Vol: Layouts, Foundations, Framing (294 p). 4th Vol: Millwork, Powertools, Painting (358 p). A lot of illustrations (Book ref. 1370) £28.00
Modern Carpentry and Joinery (a Complete Guide for the Amateur).
London, W.Foulsham&Co.. N.D., Size 5"x7", H/B, Good, Content- Tools, joints, Carp.Bench, bookcase, Bureau, Shed, Bed chair, Veneering etc.,etc. 125 pp, Fully Illustrated. (Book ref. 1375) £5.00
Carpentry and joinery (Text-books of Technology).
Methuen&Co, London, 1903. 3rd.Ed., Size 5"x7", H/B, Good, The substance of the present volume was primarely compiled for the use of students attending the evening classes in Carpentry and Joinery at the Merchant Venturers' Technical College, Bristol. Content-geometry, Floors, Doors, Roofs, Staircases and hand-railing etc, etc. (Book ref. 1374) £5.00
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 Complete Treatise on Lines; and an Illustrated Glossary of terms used in Architecture and Building.
Blackie & Sons, Limited N.d. c.. 1st Ed. Large 4to. [xiv] + 254pp. Numerous figures, 100 plates in 106 sheets. Some sporadic light spotting to text, a few margins lightly thumbed, new e.ps., rebound in modern blue cloth with gilt bands and gilt lettered title label to spine. An encyclopaedic guide defining terms, presents basic tenets of geometry, and discusses woods, traditional construction techniques, and the use of drawing instruments. US$156 (Book ref. 211409) £100.00
Boy's own handbook.
Leicester: Magna, 1994. 1st. Nr fine laminated yellow h/b with brown illus & blue lettering to cover & spine; VG identical d/w, not pc or chipped. 15.5cms x 23cms, 553pp. B/w illus throughout. Browned page edges, o/w clean, unmarked copy. 6 parts (66 chaps) on workshop activities, indoor & outdoor hobbies, collecting, pet keeping & making a radio . Weight 852g. 185422705X. (Book ref. 2215) £5.00
Carpentry and Joinery An Atlas of Engravings to Accompany and Illustrate "Elementary Principles of Carpentry, With a Treatise on Joinery.",
London, Crosby Lockwood And Son, 1899, Sixth Edition: Hardback, brown bds., black titles, 220 x 280 mm., 650 g., 12 pp. text and 35 Plates some of which are large pull-out plates, all with descriptive letterpress, front hinge cracking, covering to spined wrinkled with a few nicks, discolouration to bds., no dw., Good copy. (Book ref. 9593) £20.00
The Use of Timber in Mining
London: Timber Development Association Limited, 1950. Reprint. Paperback. Very Good/No Dustwrapper. 12mo An account of 84 pages illustrated with many drawings and some b&w photographs. Stapled in red paper covers. Clean crisp unmarked booklet. (Book ref. 036724) £4.00
Timber and Fire Protection
London: Timber Development Association Limited, 1953. Paperback. Very Good/No Dustwrapper. 12mo A technical account of fire retarding methods. 43 pages including a one page bibliography. Clean crisp booklet. (Book ref. 036720) £4.00
Timbers of West Africa
London: Timber Development Association Limited. Third Edition. Paperback. Very Good/No Dustwrapper. 12mo For each type of hardwood and soft wood species the other names are given, a general description of the timber and its properties followed by it's working qualities, the uses to which it is put and it's supplys. Following the alphabetical listing of species there is a Use Guide listing which timber is useful for a particular purpose and a listing of substitute timbers. 98 pages, including a folding map in the front of the book and a one page bibliography. A very crisp clean paberback booklet. (Book ref. 036718) £4.00
Carpentry & Joinery
London: Methuen & Co, 1906. 5th Edition. Cloth Cover. Good/No Dustwrapper. 12mo A book primarily compiled for the use od students in eveningclasses in carpentry & joinery at the Merchant Ventures' Technical College, Bristol. 327 pages including the index illustrated with many drawings. Bound in green cloth covers with gilt titles on the spine & black titles on the front. (Book ref. 035731) £8.00
I. C. S. Reference Library Excavating, Shoring, and Piling Footings and Foundations Areas, Vaults, and Retaining Walls Cements Concrete Construction Stone Masonry Stone Arches Carpentry Mechanics of Carpentry Joinery The Steel Square
London: International Correspondence Schools Ltd.. 1st ? Nd. Three Quarter Leather. Fair/No Dustwrapper. 8vo A 9 " by 6" strongly bound book with poor covers. The three quarter dark brown leather binding has lost chunks of the leather from the spine ends and there are some splits along the sides of the spine. The cover corners are rubbed through and the cloth of the covers have patches and spots of loss of gloss due to previous surface water. The book's inside hinges are cloth covered and so are still very good. The endpapers are brown with an allover red design of small drawings. Each chapter has separate pagination. The book is almost 2" deep ( including the covers). There is a 27 page index at the rear of the book. Liberally illustrated with several folded diagrams. (Book ref. 025203) £20.00
Every Man His Own Mechanic New Edition
London and Melbourne: Ward Lock. New Edition. Pictorial Cloth. Very Good/No Dustjacket. 8vo A tight clean 8vo red cloth covered book of 504 pages + advertisements. A faded and browned spine with very short splits in the spine ends. The cover corners are just worn through. There is a gilt impressed Cheltenham Grammar School emblem on the front cover. (Book ref. 017669) £9.00