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

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-251688

Description

62 p. : ill., facsim. ; 22 x 22 cm., "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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Joinery History 16th century.
Joinery History 17th century.

Originator

Sprague, Laura Fecych, 1954-
Ives, Amy Cole.
Shettleworth, Earle G.
Association for Preservation Technology International.
Maine Historic Preservation Commission.

Publication

[Maine] : Association for Preservation Technology International in collaboration with the Maine Historic Preservation Commission

Description

62 p. : ill., facsim. ; 22 x 22 cm.
"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.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 10-11).
Gift of Earle G. Shettleworth, Jr., February 24, 2004.

Call Number

Stacks TH5614.J65 2003

Other People and Orgs

Association for Preservation Technology International Conference (2003 : Portland, Maine)

Places

Maine Portland

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.