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George Ellis Modern Practical Joinery 1902  

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Modern Practical Joinery: A Treatise on the Practice of Joiner's Work By Hand and Machine

Ellis, George


B.T. Batsford



xii, 379, [1] + [12], 23, [1] ad pp. Profusely illustrated with plates (some fold out), text illustrations, and from photographs. (4to) original brown cloth lettered in dark bown. First Edition. 

Includes an extensive glossary, an index, and numerous pages of advertisements from Batsford for books about building, architecture, etc., many illustrated. Scarce first edition of this volume regarded as a standard on the craft.

Lot Amendments

Inscribed on the front cover and on first text page by a former owner from Johannesburg, South Africa; wear and rubbing to cloth; hinges cracked, scattered finger soiling and light foxing, rear free endpaper nearly detached; good.

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