Fret-Cutting and Perforated Carving with Practical Instructions. Trade Catalogue - Woodworking, W. Bemrose, Jr.

Fret-Cutting and Perforated Carving with Practical Instructions.

London and Derby: Bembrose & Sons, n.d. [ca. 1871].

First Edition. Lithographed title within an ornamental mirror frame showing carved fretwork + 52 large woodcut designs (several double-page), on 31 leaves. 10, [2]; [10] pp. publisher’s catalogue. 1 vols. 4to. Publisher’s blind-stamped green cloth, stamped in blind and lettered in gold; with ticket “bound by Bemrose & Sons, Derby.” Very slight rubbing to spine tips and lower joint, else about fine, neatly rebacked. With Christmas inscription dated 1871 on the flyleaf Item #232330

Superb copy of this fine trade catalogue from Bemrose (1831-1908), author of A MANUAL OF WOOD CARVING, which, according to the author’s Preface to this work, had already entered its fourth edition.

Price: $500.00 Free Domestic Delivery