Antique Leather Book “The Self-Aid Cyclopaedia” by Robert Scott Burn 1860

Antique Leather Book “The Self-Aid Cyclopaedia” by Robert Scott Burn 1860

$149.00

The self-aid cyclopaedia by Robert Scott Burn |  Published: London : Ward, Lock, and Tyler, 1860

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  • The self-aid cyclopaedia for self-taught students : comprising general drawing, ornamental drawing and design, architectural, mechanical, and mechanics and mechanism, engineering drawing [and] the steam engine / by Robert Scott Burn | Contains almost 1000 illustrations  | Leather bound edition with 5 Raised bands on spine with gilt lettering. Marble design endpapers. No bookplates |  Signed / Inscribed on title page with “George: Aug: Sala** London 1871 – George: Augustus: Sala. 91. Victoria St. S.W. May 1888 [Initialed / Monogramed].

    Title: The self-aid cyclopaedia for self-taught students : comprising general drawing, ornamental drawing and design, architectural, mechanical, and mechanics and mechanism, engineering drawing [and] the steam engine /​ by Robert Scott Burn.
    Author: Robert Scott Burn
    Published: London : Ward, Lock, and Tyler, 1860
    Physical Description: 1 v. leather book (various pagings) : illustrated; 690 pages
    Measurements Approx. 8.5″ H x 5.5″ W x 2” D
    Subjects: Mechanical drawing — Handbooks, manuals, etc.
    Drawing.
    Mechanics.
    Steam-engines.
    Notes: Preface dated 1863.
    Language: English

  • Artist / Maker

    Robert Scott Burn

    Date

    19th Century

    Kind

    Books, Books, Maps, Documents and Manuscripts, Collectibles

    Origin

    United Kingdom

    Other

    First Edition, First Printing, Leather Bound

    Subject

    Architectural