Trade Secrets: A Collection of Practical Receipts for the Use of Sculptors, Modellers, Stone Masons, Builders, Marble Masons, Polishers, &c., To Which is Added a Description of the Various Stones in the United Kingdom Suitable for Monumental Purposes &c

Derby: The Author, N.d. [1862]. First edition. 8vo; pp.92, [8] publisher's ads. Endpapers contain hand-written table of contents in contemporary hand; minor loss to bottom of spine; else a good copy or better in original gilt-stamped blue cloth. A handbook for carvers and stoneworkers, with hints on arranging inscriptions, alphabet specimens, a description of stones in the UK suitable for monuments, preservation of stone, other hints for other media, including wood, iron, wallpaper, glass, etc. Item #005732

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