The Book of English Trades and Library of the Useful Arts
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- Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2502
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- May 01, 2010 10:00AM
The Book of English Trades and Library of the Useful Arts, London: G. and W. B. Whittaker, 1824, iv + 454, 70 plates,
Calf, boards detached, spine split along the gathers which are loose or detached.
Note: The Preface sums up the essence and purpose of this book, "In a commercial empire, like the United Kingdom, to acquaint the rising generation with details of various trades, and with their origin and history, must be considered as a praiseworthy effort".