Carpentry and building the practical house carpenter more particularly for country practice with specifications, quantities and contracts. Also containing: designs for centering of groins, niches etc.. designs for roofs and staircases, the modern method of trussing girders, joints of carpenters work, designs for a villa, with specification etc.. plus other subjects. Firstly written and published by William pain, secondly remodernised and improved by S. H. Brooks Architect. This old book was published in London by John Weale, no. 59, High Holborn, W.C. Dated 1860-1. This old book includes a number of illustrations, detailed drawings and diagrams. Has some wear to edges of cover, replaced spine and some brown spots on a few pages.