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The Book of English Trades, and Library of the Useful Arts

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The Book of English Trades, and Library of the Useful Arts

by C. & J. Rivington (Publisher)

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London: C. & J. Rivington, 1827. 382pp. Full calf with Society blind stamp to front board, red leather spine label, 86 wood engravings. Boards detached but present, signed and dated (1842) inscription on front free endpaper, one page has a small foredge chip, occasional light foxing to some pages. Wonderfully detailed engravings of all occupations, plus explanations with diagrams and engravings of 11 contemporary machines. An intriguing little book. . New Edition. Hard Cover. Fair. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

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Bookseller Inventory #
003913
Title
The Book of English Trades, and Library of the Useful Arts
Author
C. & J. Rivington (Publisher)
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Fair
Edition
New Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
C. & J. Rivington
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1827
Keywords
"Industria Revolution" Occupations Vocations Trades
Bookseller catalogs
Illustrated;
Size
12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall

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calf
Calf or calf hide is a common form of leather binding.  Calf binding is naturally a light brown but there are ways to treat...[more]
Fair
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12mo
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spine label
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