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Mechanic exercises, or, The doctrine of handy-works 1 edition

Mechanic exercises, or, The doctrine of handy-works
Moxon, Joseph

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Mechanic exercises, or, The doctrine of handy-works
began Jan. 1, 1677, and intended to be monthly continued
by Joseph Moxon ...

Published 1677 by Printed for Joseph Moxon ... in London .
Written in English.

Edition Notes

Wing M3013 (v. 2 covered by M3014?)
Vol. 1, without general t.p., consists of 14 numbers with title pages dated 1677-1680; v. 2, with t.p. dated 1683, consists of 24 numbers without special title pages.
Vol. 2 has title: Mechanick exercises, or, The doctrine of handy-works, applied to the art of printing. Vol. 1 treats of smithing, joinery, house-carpentry, and turning.
Vol. 2 was probably completed during the summer of 1684. Cf. 1962 ed. of v. 2 by H. Davis and H. Carter, p. xlix.
Vol. 1: [6], 242, [8] p., excluding frontispiece ports., title pages of numbers II-XIV, and 18 "plates"; v. 2: [4], 394 p., excluding [2] leaves of ports., 33 "plates" and missing final leaf (probably blank). Some of the "plates" in each vol. are conjugate with leaves of text.
LC copy bound in 1 v. Plate 10 of v. 1 is bound out of order, facing p. 175. Plates 10 and 24 of v. 2 are misbound in v. 1, facing pages 83 and 213 respectively. Frontispiece in v. 1 is mounted.
Provenance: Oscar Aurelius Morgner (ex libris); Carl W. Jones (book label)

Early works to 1800.
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Mechanic exercises, Doctrine of handy-works


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TT144 .M93 1684

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