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Cassell's Carpentry and Joinery : Comprising Notes on Materials, Processes, Principles, and Practice, including about 1,800 Engravings and Twelve Plates

by Hasluck, Paul N

Condition: Very good

Philadelphia: David McKay Publisher, 1914. Later printing. Hardcover. Very good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards, no dust jacket. A few very small paint spots on cover. Stamped by the former owner, a consulting engineer firm most active in the 20s and 30s. 567 p. w/ all 12 color plates present, b&w illus,, index. A standard work of British origin, well made and still a useful reference, as the many modern reprints attest, here in a very attractive edition.


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