Patterns for Turning: Comprising Elliptical and Other Figures Cut on the Lathe Without the Use of Any Ornamental Chuck
With 70 plates, each a fine woodcut illustration. 9 loose cards in rear pocket. About Very Good with wear to the hinges and joints, including cracking, fraying/loss at the spine ends, with areas of color restoration. Complete copy of the rare ornamental turning book."All the Patterns contained in this book can be cut on a lathe furnished with a division-plate, an ornamental slide-rest, and eccentric cutting-frame, and an overhead motion. The reader is requested to peruse this book by the side of his lathe, and to perform the various operations indicated in the text; he will then, it is hoped, find no serious difficulty in understanding the methods of cutting the Patterns."