Stairbuilding and Handrailing: The Analysis: Setting out & Making of Wreathed Handrails by the "Square-cut", "Normal Sections" and "Easing-in-the-Wreath" Methods

By: Dowsett, John F.; with an Introduction by F. E. Drury

Price: NZ$105.75

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Book Condition: Very Good in Poor dust jacket; Previous owner's signature. Slight bump to top corner of front board. The dust wrapper is torn into two pieces, separated down the length of the spine. Some old adhesive tape repairs to the dust wrapper. Dust wrapper protected in archival mylar cover.


xvi, 239, [1] pages + frontispiece + [4] pages advertisements. Blue cloth boards with Gilt lettering on spine and black lettering on front board. Page dimensions: 249 x 185mm. A comprehensive book on the subject, illustrated with many plates (some folding) and figures. The plates include: Types of Stairs; Staircase Details - Whitton Park, Hounslow; A Suggestion of Stairs at Farnham Castle; Details of an Oak Staircase; Section through Stairs at Clare College; Moulding and Jointing Tools. "Stairbuilding and Handrailing, the most expert, and in consequence, the best paid branch of woodworking, is here, for the first time, fully explained by an acknowledge authority" - from dust wrapper blurb.; 4to

Title: Stairbuilding and Handrailing: The Analysis: Setting out & Making of Wreathed Handrails by the "Square-cut", "Normal Sections" and "Easing-in-the-Wreath" Methods

Author Name: Dowsett, John F.; with an Introduction by F. E. Drury

Categories: Other,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, The Library Press: (1929)

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good in Poor dust jacket; Previous owner's signature. Slight bump to top corner of front board. The dust wrapper is torn into two pieces, separated down the length of the spine. Some old adhesive tape repairs to the dust wrapper. Dust wrapper protected in archival mylar cover.

Seller ID: 14430