Originally published in 1969, and now in its eighth printing, this straightforward text explains where each kind of tree is grown and how to use its wood to the best advantage--from lamination to veneering, from carving and molding, to finishing. Line drawings throughout.Originally published in 1969, and now in its eighth printing, this straightforward text explains where each kind of tree is grown and how to use its wood to the best advantage--from lamination to veneering, from carving and molding, to finishing. Line drawings throughout.Read Less
As New in As New jacket. A manual of wood identification. 160 pp. with 40 actual wood samples and 79 illustrations in the text. Part 1 deals with the wood from the trees, Part 2 deals with wood identification, and Part 3 descriptions of 40 trees and their timbers. An excellent volume.
Good with no dust jacket. 0670759074. No dust jacket. Some of the wood samples may be missing Cover has light edgewear.; Still a serviceable reading copy. Cover, endpapers, and pages are clean and unmarked. The binding is tight and square; Studio Book; 1.3 x 8.6 x 5.6 Inches; 160 pages.
Very good in brick red cloth covered boards with black text on the spine and black designs on the front board. The top edge of the text block shows light foxing and the same on many of the first 30 pages of the text. In a near fine price clipped dust jacket with only hints of wear and rubbing to the ends of the spine area. 160 pages of text augmented with a fold-out display containing 40 slips of wood samples.
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