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Joiners and their price books :in Portland, Maine, 1760-1819 /Laura Fecych Sprague, Amy Cole Ives, and Earle G. Shettleworth, Jr.

Collection Type
Books
Variant Title
Carpenters rules (1760)
Housewrights' rules of work for the town of Portland 1805.
Housewrights' rules of work for the town of Portland 1819.
Originator
Association for Preservation Technology International.
Ives, Amy Cole.
Maine Historic Preservation Commission.
Shettleworth, Earle G.
Sprague, Laura Fecych, 1954-
Publication
[Maine] : Association for Preservation Technology International in collaboration with the Maine Historic Preservation Commission
Date
2003.
Description
"This volume reprints three rare American joiners' price books. All three originated in Portland. The first is a unique manuscript from the Colonial Period ... containing carpenters' rules of work of 1760. The others are facsimile reproductions of two editions of the Housewrights' rules of work for the town of Portland which were published after the American Revolution in 1805 and 1819"--Introd.
62 p. : ill., facsim. ; 22 x 22 cm.
Notes
Gift of Earle G. Shettleworth, Jr., February 24, 2004.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 10-11).
GUSN
251688
Call Number
Stacks TH5614.J65 2003
Other People and Orgs
Association for Preservation Technology International Conference (2003 : Portland, Maine)
Descriptive terms
Joinery History 16th century.
Joinery History 17th century.
Places
Maine Portland

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