The Carpenter's New Guide: Being a Complete Book of Lines for Carpentry and Joinery ….

London: J. Taylor, 1801.

Price: $500.00

About the item

Third edition. 78 engraved plates by Nicholson. x, 76, [2, ads], 4 (folio publisher's "Catalogue of Modern Books on Architecture" dated Jan. 2, 1802, folded to 4to size) pp. 4to. Contemporary stained sheep, rebacked to style with red morocco spine label. Not in RIBA (1808 ed. only). Provenance: early ownership inscription on rear pastedown of Ferdinand Harris, Hamstead Road, Hencott, with pencil notes and calculations on endpapers.

Item #317458

An attractive copy of the third edition of this popular builder's manual, first published as The New Carpenter's Guide in 1792. With rare 4-page folio catalogue of architecture books available at Josiah Taylor's Architectural Library, no. 59 High Holborn.