Near Fine in None as Issued jacket. Text/BRAND NEW & Bright. Illustrated soft cover/VG; light edge rubs, faint creasing to lower front spine & upper back corners, and short closed tears to lower front edge---all from poor handling/shelving. First published 1975; this is the Revised & Enlarged First American Edition. Classic, definitive reference work. Illustrated, etymological dictionary/encylopedia of tools and trades and simultaneously a history ingenious creativity in arts and crafts. Fine copy despite flaws to covers.
The book is effectively an encyclopaedia of woodworking tools.
It is well-illustrated with clear line drawings and has helped me identify a number of items in my tool collection.
I reccommend this book to anyone with any interest in tool collectables.
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