The New Guide to Masonry, Bricklaying and Plastering Theoretical and Practical
Published by John Murdoch in London nd. c. 1877
4to. modern three-quarter calf with raised bands, title label, gilt to spine and clothbound boards. All edges marbled. New endpapers. 440pp., indexed, plus 133pp. numbered plates and 27pp. lettered plates. Ex. Library with 'James Lee, Clerk of Works' rubber-stamped to a number of pages at front and rear. Handwritten date 6-1877-JULY to title page. Occasional creasings and handling marks. Last few plates lightly foxed. Vertical damp stain running down foredge, but affecting only very outer edge of pages. Small spot to lower board and light rubbing to spine edges. Overall a Good+ Copy.