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Title(s):

The book of English trades, and library of the useful arts : with seventy engravings.

Additional Title(s):

Book of trades

Edition:
A new edition enlarged, with 500 questions for the exercise of students.
Published/Created:
London : Printed for G. and W.B. Whittaker, Ave Maria Lane, 1824.
[London] : Shackell and Arrowsmith, Johnson's-court, Fleet-street
Physical Description:
iv, 454, 18 pages, [86] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 17 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
T47 .B66 1824
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Originally published in 3 volumes in 1804 under the title: The book of trades, or, Library of the useful arts. Editions from as early as 1818 are published under the title: The book of English trades ..., and their texts and plates differ considerably from those of earlier editions.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in contemporary calf. Presentation inscription: Alexander Wright the gift of his cousin Isabella June 29 1826.
Subject Terms:
England -- Occupations.
England -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
Great Britain -- Occupations.
Industrial arts -- Great Britain.
Occupations -- England -- History -- 19th century.
Wright, Alexander -- Presentation inscription from his cousin Isabella.
Form/Genre:
Wood engravings -- 1824.
Contributors:
G. and W. B. Whittaker, publisher.
Shackell and Arrowsmith, printer.
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