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"Antique & Collectible STANLEY TOOLS Guide to Identity & Value" by John Walter. - Product Image
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"Antique & Collectible STANLEY TOOLS Guide to Identity & Value" by John Walter.

USED BOOK This book is Out of Print "Antique & Collectible STANLEY TOOLS Guide to Identity & Value" by John Walter. 1 Copy Available 1996 Second Edition. This is the last available full tool guide done by John Walter. The unparalleled price and identification guide to vintage Stanley tools. Over 2100 individual tools plus hundreds of additional listings for each significant type and variation. Over 100 pages of Type Studies on Stanley's planes, rules, levels points out modifications and patent improvements critical for assessing vintage and value. Included is Stanley's beautiful advertising materials, company memorabilia, instructional publications and more. Very Good Condition. Some very minor discoloration on the page edges from handling. 884 pages. Paper Bound 8 1/2" x 5 1/2"
SKU Number: Stanley Tools John Walter
Price:   $295.00 
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Dictionary of Woodworking Tools by R. A. Salaman - Product Image
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Dictionary of Woodworking Tools by R. A. Salaman

USED BOOK Dictionary of Woodworking Tools by R. A. Salaman.
SKU Number: FW12077
Price:   $48.00 
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"Wooden Planes in 19th Century America" Vol 1 & Vol 11. by Kenneth D. Roberts - Product Image
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"Wooden Planes in 19th Century America" Vol 1 & Vol 11. by Kenneth D. Roberts

USED BOOK These books are Out of Print "Wooden Planes in 19th Century America" Vol 1 & Vol 11. by Kenneth D. Roberts. Only one pair available.
SKU Number: Wood 19C Vol 1 & @, K. Roberts
Price:   $350.00 
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A Guide to the Makers of American Wooden Planes, 4th Edition By Emil & Martyl Pollack

The definitive guide, covering American plane makers from the earliest individual makers who worked before the Revolutionary War to the last few manufactures of the twentieth century. This comprehensive directory includes nearly 2,000 biographical entries, together with over 2,200 imprint illustrations and wedge outlines. The most comprehensive book on American wooden plane makers. 462 pages and over 3,000 illustrations. 7" x 10". Soft bound.
SKU Number: EMIL
Price:   $39.95 
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American Machinist's Tools  by Kenneth L. Cope - Product Image

American Machinist's Tools by Kenneth L. Cope

An Illustrated Directory of Patents. Over 1000 Diagrams fully illustrated of machinist's tools patented through 1905, and the more important ones from 1906 to 1916. Indexed alphabetically, chronologically and by the type of tool, making identification a much easier job with minimal information. 424 pages. 7" x 10". Soft cover.
SKU Number: COPE
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"American Machinist's Tools" by Kenneth L. Cope

An Illustrated Directory of Patents. Over 1000 Diagrams fully illustrated of machinist's tools patented through 1905, and the more important ones from 1906 to 1916. Indexed alphabetically, chronologically and by the type of tool, making identification a much easier job with minimal information. 424 pages. 7" x 10". Soft cover.
SKU Number: Amer Mach Tool
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"More Makers of American Machinist's Tools", by Kenneth L. Cope - Product Image

"More Makers of American Machinist's Tools", by Kenneth L. Cope

From much interest generated by Mr. Copes two previos books, American Machist's Tools and Makers of American Machinist's Tools, this new volume of More Makers of American Machinist's Tools resulted. Hundreds of additional makers are covered. Included, as well, are hundreds of additional indexed and tool patents, illustrated, providing more assistance in identifying and categorizing tools. 7' x 10". Soft cover.
SKU Number: MoreMakersAmMach
Price:   $17.95 
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"Dictionary of Leather-Working Tools, C1700-1950", by R.A. Salaman - Product Image

"Dictionary of Leather-Working Tools, C1700-1950", by R.A. Salaman

This is a fabulous book. Salaman describes and illustrates just about every tool in the leather working trade. Covered are tools for the Bookbinder, Boot and Shoe Maker, Furrier, Glove Maker, handbag and Purse Maker, Harness and Saddle Maker, Hat Maker and more. There are chapters on leather manufacture and on tools for the decoration of leather. 377 pages Fully illustrated. 8" x 10". Hard cover.
SKU Number: Dicleather.jpg
Price:   $88.00 
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"Hand Tools for Woodworkers, Principles & Techniques", by Robert Wearing $16.95 - Product Image

"Hand Tools for Woodworkers, Principles & Techniques", by Robert Wearing $16.95

A great publication for the person who wants to get into the very heart of woodworking. Clear text, understandable drawings, along with detailed instructions, gives all the you need to know about essential hand tools, includes how to select and use them, and how to get the best results by maintaining them properly. From cutting and fitting simple joints to hinging doors and boxes, you will an expert in no time. Gives advice on a variety of tools, sharpening edge tools, making joints and hinging. 126 pages.Great detailed illustrations.7 1/2" x 10". Soft cover.
SKU Number: Handtolswoodworkers.jpg
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British Pewter & Britannia Metal for pleasure and investment, by Christopher A. Peal - Product Image
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British Pewter & Britannia Metal for pleasure and investment, by Christopher A. Peal

British Pewter & Britannia Metal for pleasure and investment, by Christopher A. Peal. OUT OF PRINT. USED BOOK - As new condition. This book covers the background of British pewter through the centuries. An important book for the advanced collector and the novice. Gives information on detecting fakes. Provides information on how a collection of superior quality can be acquired by using the knowledge the author has assembled over the years. Lots of illustrations. A great book to have for reference. 1973 edition. 10 1/2 x 8. Hard Cover.
SKU Number: British Pewter
Price:   $65.00 
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"Pewter In America, Its Makers and Their Marks", THREE VOLUMES IN ONE, by Ledlie Irwin Laughlin. - Product Image

"Pewter In America, Its Makers and Their Marks", THREE VOLUMES IN ONE, by Ledlie Irwin Laughlin.

"Pewter In America, Its Makers and Their Marks", THREE VOLUMES IN ONE, by Ledlie Irwin Laughlin. OUT OF PRINT. USED BOOK - As new condition.The amount of information gathered in this book is amazing. An invaluable volume sought after by collectors and dealers alike. Pewter in America is the fascinating story of American pewter, told with loads of detail and hundreds of illustrations. Originally published in 1940, Vols. 1 and 11 were later reprinted together with the author's corrections and notes. Vol 111, first published in 1970 adds all the information discovered after 1940 on pewter, its makers, and their marks. 11 1/4 x 8 3/4. Hard Cover.
SKU Number: Pewter in America
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"Patented Transitional & Metallic Planes in America 1827-1927" by Roger K. Smith - Product Image
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"Patented Transitional & Metallic Planes in America 1827-1927" by Roger K. Smith

This book is Out of Print "Patented Transitional & Metallic Planes in America 1827-1927" by Roger K. Smith. Only 1 Copy Available This 1981 First Edition covers developments from the very first patented metallic planes through the beginning of the 20th Century. The chapters cover Stanley, Leonard Bailey, Stanley's competitors, patented combination planes and more. Includes type studies of Stanley planes, patent drawings and illustrations from early catalogs. Invaluable information for the antique tool collector and a superb reference for museums. Given as a gift, there is a small personal inscription inside the front cover. Excellent condition. Hard Bound. 336 pages. 11" x 9"
SKU Number: Pat. Trans & Metal by R K Smith
Price:   $195.00 
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"Tools for the Trades and Crafts" An Eighteenth Century Pattern Book by Kenneth D Roberts - Product Image

"Tools for the Trades and Crafts" An Eighteenth Century Pattern Book by Kenneth D Roberts

USED BOOK This books is Out of Print "Tools for the Trades and Crafts" An Eighteenth Century Pattern Book, R. Timmins & Sons, Birmingham. By Kenneth D Roberts, Published 1978. Reproduced is the R. Timmins & Sons, 1791 - 1889 Pattern Book. The book is numbered A 026, it came from the personal library of well known tool collector, the late Dr. Ronald Pearson. It is inscribed "To Ronald Pearson, Ken Roberts, Jun 22, 1981". The book is in Excellent condition, the dust cover is faded in color.
SKU Number: Tools Trades & Crafts by Roberts
Price:   $175.00 
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Some 19th Century English Woodworking Tools by Kenneth D. Roberts - Product Image
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Some 19th Century English Woodworking Tools by Kenneth D. Roberts

USED BOOK This books is Out of Print Some 19th Century English Woodworking Tools, Edge and Joiner Tools and Bit Braces. by Kenneth D. Roberts. Published 1980 by Ken Roberts Publishing Co. 1 Copy available Some 19th Century English Woodworking Tools, Edge and Joiner Tools and Bit Braces. The book is divided into six chapters beginning with the steel industry in Sheffield, on to the making of Saws and Files, with list of saw makers. Edge Tools, with list of Sheffield Edge tools makers and firms. Joiner's tools and list of Joiner tool manufacturers. Planes, and Braces and Bits with lists of Sheffield and Birmingham Brace and Bit manufacturers. Illustrated with photographs and detailed line drawings, the book is an outstanding source of history and information meticulously compiled by Mr. Roberts. 480 pages. Hard Bound. Used in excellent condition. 11 1/4" by 9". This copy was signed by the author on Nov. 1st, 1980. It came from the personal library of well known tool collector, the late Dr. Ronald Pearson. The book is number 93 of 750 copies and inscribed to Ronald W. Pearson.
SKU Number: 19CEng Tools, K. Roberts
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"The Ultimate Brace, A Unique Product of Victorian Sheffield" by Reg Eaton - Product Image
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"The Ultimate Brace, A Unique Product of Victorian Sheffield" by Reg Eaton

THIS BOOK IS OUT OF PRINT NEW CONDITION "The Ultimate Brace, A Unique Product of Victorian Sheffield" by Reg Eaton. Out of Print. 1 Copy available Tools made and marked "Sheffield" were known for quality and generations of trades people revered the name. This book is dedicated to one of those Sheffield tools - the Metallic Framed Brace, from the very beginning in mid 19th century to its end about 50 years later. Durring this time there occurred many variations and innovations which are meticulously detailed and illustrated along with manufacturing techniques used at that time. Some of the many questionable trading practices are explored along with Patent and Registration Designs which were openly copied and falsely claimed. Mr Eaton, one of the best known dealers in antique wood working tools, made Metallic Framed Braces his specialty. His personal collection of these braces is unrivaled as is his knowledge of them. 180 pages. 8 1/2" x 10 1/2". Hard Cover. 1989 Edition.
SKU Number: The Ultimate Bracesm
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