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Manual of Fret Sawing and Wood Carving with Illustrations, American News Company / Perry Mason & Co.
1 American News Company / Perry Mason & Co. Manual of Fret Sawing and Wood Carving with Illustrations
New York American News Company / Perry Mason & Co. 1880 1st Edition; 1st Printing Pamphlet Good 
B&W Illustrations; This is a thin stringbound pamphlet with plain paper covers - undated, but c1880's. This pamphlet is in Good only condition. The front cover is detached but present - the rear cover (and last text page) are missing. All edges of the pamphlet have edg wear, rubbing and nicking. There is noticeable toning and foxing throughout. Only one copy thus noted in Worldcat. The pamphlet details the basics fo fret sawing and wood carving, from the tools needed, to simple shapes, to more complex work, including marquetry and finishing. Also included are the instructions for setting up and using a 'Holly Saw" which is treadle run. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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