Turning and Mechanical Manipulation intended as a Work of General Reference and Practical Instruction, on the Lathe, and the Various Mechanical Pursuits followed by Amateurs [5 volumes complete set]


Vol I, Materials, (second impression), 8, [8], 462, [10] pages. Vol II, The Principles of Construction, (second impression), [12], 457-1025, [11] pages. Vol III, Abrasive and Miscellaneous Processes (third impression), viii, [6], 1026-1477, [16] pages. Vol IV, The Principles and Practice of Hand or Simple Turning (second impression), 6, vii-xx, 592, [12] pages. Vol V, The Principles & Practice of Ornamental or Complex Turning, xxii, 652, [6] pages. Although the title page says there will be 6 volumes, the sixth was never published so this is a complete set. Volumes I-III have in text illustrations, Volume IV and V have 78 black and white plates

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Author(s) Holtzapffel, Charles
Illustrator(s) N/A
Publisher(s) Published for the author by Holtzapffel & Co
Published Date 1846-1884
Signature Information N/A
Size octavo, 23 cm x 15 cm
Book Condition Rebacked wih new endpapers, corners of original boards bumped, some dents and rubbing to board edges, foxing to one folding plates, pages clean, very good condition
Jacket Condition N/A
Binding Dark blue blindstamped cloth, gilt titles to spines