Sign In | Register
No image available

The Coach-Makers' Illustrated Hand-book

Condition: Good/No Jacket


Philadelphia: I. D. Ware, 1875. Second Edition . Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bound in rust cloth with gilt carriage on front cover, 368 pp. plus 24 pp. ads in rear, front hinge split, covers and spine are quite worn - printing on spine rubbed off, several small holes in cloth on spine; spine has handwritten title "Carriage Building / Property of A. Petersen;" 1" tear in cloth at top of front cover. Contents are complete with slight browning along edges and foxing on end pages; engraved folding frontispiece, numerous b&w text illustrations. A worn but usable copy of an important work. Scan available.




Reviews

Review this book (Want a chance to win $50? Log-in or create an account first!) (You'll be automatically entered for a chance to win $50!)




Glossary

Some terminology that may be used in this description includes:
hinge
The portion of the book closest to the spine that allows the book to be opened and closed....[more]
jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps aro...[more]
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf. A...[more]
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers.The cloth is stretched ove...[more]
edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a ...[more]

$475.00

$4.00 shipping to USA

More shipping options >




What is a professional bookseller, and how do I become one?

What is a professional bookseller?

Just about anyone can sell a book, but a professional bookseller knows the ins and outs of the rare book trade. Learn more! 

Identify Rare Books

How to identify a rare book

There are several important points to keep in mind when trying to determine if a book can be considered "rare". Read here to learn more.Learn how to determine if a book is rare


Trustpilot