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B915) Landis, Scott. THE WORKBENCH BOOK. 8th. printing 1998. 11 1/4" x 9 1/4", 248 pages, over 275 photographs of beautifully crafted workbenches, as well as complete plans for 4 benches. A first class book, much recommended. Hb, near fine in dw. US$ 30.00 / 20.00 pounds sterling

B617) Wood, W. H. PRACTICAL STAIR BUILDING AND HANDRAILING by the Square Section and Falling Line System. 1894. 10 1/4" x 7 1/2", 83 pages, 32 full page plans, many folding out. NB - Plate 6 has an area of plain paper torn from the margin, approximately 4 1/4" long x 1 1/4" wide at max. The illustration is not affected. Describes stairbuilding from the fundamentals; illustrates many useful devices, and shows the construction in great detail. Hb, little rubbed at edges and corners, one folding plate slightly crumpled at edge. Otherwise a very good copy. US$ 135.00 / 90.00 pounds sterling.

B518) Jeays, Joshua (Author of 'The Geometrical Construction of a Hip-Roof) THE ORTHOGONAL SYSTEM OF HAND-RAILING, with Practical Illustrations of the Construction of Stairs (click for picture). London 1850. 9" x 5 3/4", 80 pages plus 10 folded pages of plans, many text illustrations. A revision of Nicholson's theory (which the author found led to 'the most erroneous results'). The principles of this system were presented to the Society of Arts by the author, and led to the award of the large silver Medal. Hb, original cloth binding a little rubbed at upper and lower spine, pages browned and occasionally somewhat dusty. 1852 inscription. A scarce item. US$ 160.00 / 95.00 pounds sterling

B369) Stenning D. F. and Andrews, D. D. REGIONAL VARIATION IN TIMBER-FRAMED BUILDING IN ENGLAND AND WALES DOWN TO 1550. 1998. Quarto, 147 pages. Black and white illustrations and many line drawings. The book is published as a result of the 1994 Cressing Conference, and will be of interest to anyone involved in timber framing. Soft covers. Very good. US$ 28.00 / 16.00 pounds sterling / E24.00

B336) Mitchell, James. THE CRAFT OF MODULAR POST AND BEAM. 1997, quarto, 368 pages, black and white and coloured illustrations. Covers all aspects of log and timber homes. Pb. Very good. US$ 28.50/ 18.95 pounds sterling

B21) Savage, Craig. TRIM CARPENTRY TECHNIQUES:- Installing doors, windows, base and crown. 1989. Quarto, 186 pages, black and white and colour illustrations. Pb. Good. 10.00 pounds sterling.

B13) JOINERY TECHNIQUES from 'The Best of Fine Woodworker'. 1993. Quarto, 126 pages, black and white and colour illustrations. Pb. Fine. 9.50 pounds sterling.
B16) Bollinger, Don. HARDWOOD FLOORS:- Laying, Sanding and Finishing. 1990. Quarto, 135 pages, black and white and colour illustrations. Pb. Fine. 10.00 pounds sterling.