THE ULTIMATE MAIL-ORDER CATALOGS
ARNOLD & WALKER TOOL CATALOGS
THE TRADITIONAL TOOLS OF THE CARPENTER
AND OTHER CRAFTSMEN (complete set of 6)
Description: All six mail-order catalogs from the English antique tool dealers Arnold & Walker ---- one of the earliest dealers in antique tools. Real classics from the earlier days of tool collecting. The earliest is from 1974; the latest is from 1978. No color , but e xcellent photographs of outstanding tools.
Each catalog (with the exception of one) contains a scholarly educational article on the following topics:
English Metal Planes Swings & Roundabouts (history of the brace) 17th Century Dutch Guild Tokens The Seaton Tool Chest English Sash Doweling Boxes Size: 8" X 6" / 49 pages each
Bonus: An auction catalog (1979) from Christie's auction house in London of the remaining stock from the Arnold & Walker firm after the dissolution of the partnership. Includes list of prices realized. 83 pages / 1035 lots
Condition: Great condition; very slight soiling on edges; no tears; no missing pages.
samples from the pages
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