London, South Kensington
23 March 2005
NICHOLSON, Peter (1765-1844). The New Practical Builder and Workman's Companion, London: Thomas Kelly, 1823. 4° (262 x 211mm). 184 engraved plates, including the frontispiece, a few double-page or folding (some staining, browning and spotting, a few leaves creased). Contemporary tree calf (rebacked). FIRST EDITION. Archer 225.1; RIBA 2292.
NICHOLSON, Peter. Nicholson's Dictionary of the Science and Practice of Architecture, Building and Carpentry, London: The London Printing and Publishing Company Limited, [c.1850]. 2 volumes, 4° (275 x 210mm). Additional engraved title, portrait and 216 plates, including an extra plate (some spotting). Contemporary half calf (rubbed).
With 2 other related works, Nicholson's An Improved and Enlarged Edition of Nicholson's New Carpenter's Guide (London, Jones, 1825) and Michael Angelo Nicholson's Carpenters and Joiner's Companion (London, H. Fisher, R. Fisher and P. Jackson, ). (5)
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