London, South Kensington
23 March 2005
NICHOLSON, Peter (1765-1844). The Carpenter and Joiner's Assistant, London: I. and J. Taylor, 1797. 4° (248 x 187mm). 79 plates, including 4 folding (one trimmed with loss of title, some spotting). Modern half calf. Provenance: C.H. (armorial bookplate with monogram). RIBA notes that this is probably the FIRST EDITION and those listed by Archer dated [1792?] and 1793 are probably ghosts. Archer 389.3; RIBA 2284.
NICHOLSON, Peter. Mechanical Exercises or the Elements and Practice of Carpentry..., London: J. Taylor, 1812. 8° (226 x 132mm). 39 plates, one of which bound as frontispiece (spotted, neat tear to one leaf). Contemporary boards, rebacked preserving contemporary paper lettering piece (corners rubbed). Archer 409.2; RIBA 2288. (2)
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