The Mechanic's Companion by Peter Nicholson 1850
The Mechanic's Companion, by Peter Nicholson, describes in detail the skilled building trades of the 19th Century: Carpentry; Joinery; Bricklaying; Masonry; Slating; Plastering; Painting; Smithing & Turning. This, the 1850 edition, was the first to include a final chapter on the Steam Engine.
Peter Nicholson Titles From Toolemera Press
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