THE TURNER'S COMPANION, by Henry Carey Baird - 1886
THE TURNER'S COMPANION published by Henry Carey Baird 1886 Illustrated Handbook
The Turner's Companion: Containing Instructions in Concentric, Elliptic, and Eccentric Turning
Subtitle continues "Also various plates chucks, tools, and Instruments: and directions for using the eccentric cutter, drill, vertical cutter, and circular rest; with patterns and instructions for working them. Following the body of the text is a catalogue of works by publisher Henry Carey Baird. Very scarce 1886 edition. Includes B&W illustrations. 135 pages followed by 32 pages of catalogue. 5.25" by 8".
Published by Henry Carey Baird. Philadelphia, PA. 1886.
Hardback is overall in GOOD+ condition.
- Cloth boards feature elaborate stamped design to front and back with minor scuffing to the front and most prominently to the back where there appear to be light scratches to the surface of the cloth.
- Spine features brilliant gilt lettering and design detail with a faint white scuff mark and lightly pushed head and tail.
- Front hinge is flexible showing light tears to the paper.
- The interior has been maintained to a high degree showing signs of gentle aging and light wear.
- Foxing and subtle age toning to the interior.
- The pages of the catalogue following the text are dog eared with slight closed tears.
- All illustrations are intact and free of defects.
- The binding is pliant though very secure.
- No writing, highlighting, underlining or other intentional marks.
- Book may exhibit additional minor signs of age or wear.
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