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August 9, 2022 10:00 AMCalender

Collection of Ornamental Turning Books

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Auction: Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 4230MLocation: MarlboroughDate / Time: August 09, 2022 10:00AM


Collection of Ornamental Turning Books, five volumes of Holtzapffel's Turning and Mechanical Manipulation, London, c. 1843-84: vol. I, Materials; Their Differences, Choice, and Preparation (1843),vol. II, Construction, Action and Application of Cutting Tools (1856),vol. III, Abrasive and Miscellaneous Processes (1864),vol. IV, The Practice of Hand or Simple Turning (1879),and vol. V, The Practice of Ornamental or Complex Turning (1884); three volumes of Ornamental Turning by J.H. Evans, London, c. 1904; two copies of Notes on the Epicycloidal Cutting Frame, by T.S. Bazley, London, c. 1872; Multo-Epicycloidal and other Geometric Curves, Edwin W. Alabone, London, c. 1910; Epicycloidal Cutting Frames, vol. 1, London, c. 1876, with fold-out Holtzapffel drawings.
Estimate $400-600

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Edwin W. Alabone, T.S. Bazley, London, J.H. Evans