THE BOY'S BOOK OF TRADES AND THE TOOLS USED IN THEM. Brickmaker, Mason, Bricklayer, Plasterer, Carpenter, Painter, Plumber, Manufacture of Gas, Iron Founder, Blacksmith, Brassfounder, Gilder, Cabinet Maker, Floor-cloth Maker, Paper Stainer, Tinman, Farrier, Needle Maker, Hotpresser, Cutler, Cotton Manufactu
Published by George Routledge in London 1866
FIRST EDITION 8vo. full calf with raised bands, title label and decorative gilt to spine and School Prize gilt lettering to upper board. All edges and endpapers marbled. 316pp. profusely illustrated with engraved vignettes throughout. Damage to marbling of inside front cover where a bookplate has been removed. A few pencil markings and soiling to prelims. Front hinge starting to split at top and base. Spine rather rubbed and worn. Boards somewhat scuffed and worn. Overall a Good+ Copy.