Nicholson, Peter.


Being a Complete Book of Lines for Carpentry and Joinery. Treating Fully on Practical Geometry, Soffits, Brick and Plaster Groins, Niches of Every Description, Sky-Lights, Lines for Roofs and Domes; With A great Variety of Designs for Roofs, Trussed Girders, Floors, Domes, Bridges, &c. Staircases and Hand-rails of Various Constructions; Angle Bar for Shop Fronts, &c.; and Raking Mouldings; with many other things entirely new. The Whole Founded on True Geometrical Principles; the Theory and Practice Well Explained and Fully Exemplified on 84 copper plates. Including Some Observations and Calculations of the Strength of Timer. London Printed for J. Taylor 1823.
8th Ed. 4to. viii + 92pp. 84 plates. Foxed, fore-edge ink stained to head slightly intruding onto margins, ex.-libris John Nott? Llanthony Valley, contemporary tree sheep, sl. scuffing to upper board, early reback in leather.
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