A Rudimentary Treatise on Masonry and Stone Cutting

by E Dobson

Published by Weale in 1849. 1 st edition. 7” tall. xiii;118 pp.

Full title “A Rudimentary Treatise on Masonry and Stonecutting; in which the principles of masonic projection and their application to the construction of curved wing walls, domes, oblique bridges, and Roman and Gothic vaulting are concisely explained.

In three sections:
Section I. On the construction of vaults and arches
Section II. On masonic projection
Section III. On practical stonecutting.”

With 100 illustrations.

A scarce book with contents in clean and tight; clean and tight. Some staining to top margins decreasing in coverage up to around page 23 (see photos). New end papers. Original card covers darkened but sound and complete.

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