The Young Carpenter's Assistant; or A System of Architecture, adapted to the Style of Building in the United States. Owen BIDDLE.
The Young Carpenter's Assistant; or A System of Architecture, adapted to the Style of Building in the United States
The Young Carpenter's Assistant; or A System of Architecture, adapted to the Style of Building in the United States
The Young Carpenter's Assistant; or A System of Architecture, adapted to the Style of Building in the United States
The Young Carpenter's Assistant; or A System of Architecture, adapted to the Style of Building in the United States

The Young Carpenter's Assistant; or A System of Architecture, adapted to the Style of Building in the United States

Philadelphia, Richmond, Lexington: Robert and William Care for Johnson and Warner. 4to (245 x 205 mm). 43 (of 44, lacking the final plate of Christ Church) engraved plates, some folding. Contemporary sheep, gilt-ruled on spine. Covers bowed and stained; characteristic foxing and offsetting. Item #403103

Second edition, following the exceedingly scarce first edition of 1805. This is nearly as rare, with only two copies appearing at auction in the past thirty years. Hitchcock 177; Rick 1773; Shaw & Shoemaker 19551.

Price: $1,000.00 save 20% $800.00

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