The Engineer and Machinist's Drawing Book BOOK Engineering 1855 HC Antiquarian

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Seller: Top-Rated Seller robinjj180 (12,046) 100%, Location: Central Highlands, VIC, Ships to: AU, Item: 312359411918 The Engineer and Machinist's Drawing Book: A Complete Course of Instruction for the Practical Engineer: (etc): on the Basis of the Works of M. Le Blanc and M M Armengaud.Hardcover book with leather spine and corners (no dust jacket) published by Blackie & Son 1855, 116 pages (text with some black and white illustrations) followed by unpaginated black and white illustrations as well as one page of colour illustrations, printed on one side only.This book provides instruction on drawing and illustrating heavy machinery including steam engines. It also contains lessons in drawings and examples of approved construction.This book is in poor condition. The cover is in poor condition. There is considerable wear to the edges (scuffing and chips), corners (scuffing) and to the top and bottom of the spine (scuffing, small rips and chip to the top, the spine hinges at the top have split slightly and have been repaired at some stage (this has been tastefully done)). There is shelf wear overall including scuffs, marks, scratches etc. There is a split the front cover spine hinge around the bottom of the hinge. The book itself is in poor condition. There are marks and wear to the outer edges and to the corners. The front endpaper has a small photograph stuck to it. The front enpages have wear, marks and noticeable creasing. There are a few pencil marks and some small rips here as well. There is foxing and some marks throughout the book. There are a few rips in the book as well. This book has 2 title pages the second title page has been cut from the book but is still in the book (it is loose). The following page (preface) has the beginning of a cut at the bottom of the hinge. There are no missing pages. There is yellowing of the pages. Overall a poor copy with wear. PLEASE NOTE: If you prefer your 163 year old books in new condition, DO NOT buy this book, it is worn and aged. BOOK Postage details All items are posted via Australia Post. Postage costs are Australia Post prices http://auspost.com.au/parcels-mail/postage-assessment-calculator.html I do not charge for packaging (as I use recycled packaging), or for handling. Any questions regarding the item or postage costs please email me before bidding. All questions are welcome. I will send you an invoice after your purchase. This may take a few hours (or minutes) depending on my schedule. I post up to 5 times a week, excluding Saturday and Sunday. I generally post within 24 hours of receiving payment (excluding weekends and public holidays). ALL ITEMS ARE LOCATED IN AUSTRALIA AND ARE POSTED IN AUSTRALIA. Multiple purchases are welcome. POSTAGE within AUSTRALIA Maximum of $10 for postage on multiple items within Australia. Books can be heavy. If you have any questions regarding postage please contact me via ebay. COMBINED POSTAGE: I am happy to combine postage. Multiple purchases (2 or more books) within Australia, over 500g will be posted as a parcel or in a parcel post satchel $10. INTERNATIONAL POSTAGE: Books can be heavy. This can mean that postage on a book will be expensive. Please please please please email me before bidding if you have any concerns. All invoices will have air mail postage as the only option. I can offer sea mail postage on most items to most destinations where possible (not Italy), please contact me if you require sea mail postage. SEA MAIL will take up to 12 WEEKS excluding delays. Condition: Acceptable, Condition: This book is in poor condition.  The cover is in poor condition.  There is considerable wear to the edges (scuffing and chips), corners (scuffing) and to the top and bottom of the spine (scuffing, small rips and chip to the top, the spine hinges at the top have split slightly and have been repaired at some stage (this has been tastefully done)). There is shelf wear overall including scuffs, marks, scratches etc. There is a split the front cover spine hinge around the bottom of the hinge. The book itself is in poor condition. There are marks and wear to the outer edges and to the corners. The front endpaper has a small photograph stuck to it. The front enpages have wear, marks and noticeable creasing. There are a few pencil marks and some small rips here as well. There is foxing and some marks throughout the book. SEE BELOW FOR MORE DETAILS, Subject: History, Sub-Subject: Engineering, Binding: Hardcover, Original/Facsimile: Original, Year Printed: 1855, Region: Europe, Language: English, Modified Item: No

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