Paris: Hamelin-Bergeron, 1816.
Second, expanded edition. xxxii-50 [i.e. 509]; xi--542 pp. Atlas: first 8 plates with 9 hand-coloured figures per plate of wood grains; IX-XXXIX; Atlas Tome II, LVII plates, some folding. 96 plates in all. 3 vols. 4to (atlas); 8vo (text). Contemporary quarter tan calf (rubbed). Signed by the publisher opposite opposite title page of volume 1, and along title page margin as receipt of purchase for 60 fr. Text and plates clean and fresh. Atlas vol. rebacked preserving spine. Brunet I-785; Ogden, Bibliography of Turning item 27. Item #315888
Second edition of the definitive contemporary work on the lathe, originally published in 1792-96. The illustrations show wood turning machinery and tools, finished products, and hand-colored depictions of 72 varieties of wood grain.
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