A Popular and Practical Treatise on Masonry and Stone-Cutting by…

A  Popular and Practical Treatise on Masonry and Stone-Cutting by  NICHOLSON, Peter Esq.,

A Popular and Practical Treatise on Masonry and Stone-Cutting

London, Hurst, Chance and Co., 1831

vii + 111pp 42 plates. Peter Nicholson (20 July 1765 – 18 June 1844) was a Scottish architect, mathematician and engineer. Initially, he was apprenticed to a cabinet-maker but abandoned his trade in favour of teaching and writing. He practised as an architect but is best remembered for his writing on numerous practical subjects including this stone masonry treatise which focuses on arches etc. .Royal 8vo. Original boards, paper label. Book ticket of Thomas Murray, Glasgow. Scarce.

Stock ID: 19227
Print this page View basket Price: £280.00