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Dictionary of American Hand Tools by: Alvin Sellens
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Dictionary of American Hand Tools A Pictorial Synopsis by: Alvin Sellens
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Author: Alvin Sellens
Binding: Hard Cover with dust jacket
Copyright: 2002
Pages: 546
Size: 9 x 11.5 in.

Product Code: SO-SCH-2002-0764315927-X3

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Collector Bookstore is a retailer of new books located in Leavenworth, Kansas. We specialize in price guides and reference books for the antiques and collectibles industry.

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Here is the greatest assembly of hand tools ever assembled!

This reference is a fascinating chronicle of nearly every tool ever used in North America, including:

  • ancient tools used by Native Americans;
  • trade tools used to create coaches, pianos, ships, and saddles;
  • tools for harvesting farm goods, turpentine, and ice;
  • ... and tools for fine trades such as bookbinding and watch repair.

The tools are organized according to profession, from Beekeeper to Wheelwright, and will fascinate today's practitioners of these trades and hobbies.

This comprehensive volume includes more than 4,500 images from catalog illustrations, trade literature, and hand drawings.

Descriptions provide dimensions and applications. This is a must have for the tool collector and antique dealer, as well as anyone fascinated by the means of production.


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