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Prices of carpenters and joiners work; for the present year.
London:, printed by J. Whiting, and may be had of Mr. Howell; Mr. Cartwright; Messrs. Sabine and Slingsby; Mr. King; Messrs. Hall and Laxton; Mr. Cadogan; and of the printer,, 1801.
35, [1] p. ; 20.8 cm. (8°)

The outcome of the investigations of a Deputation of a General Meeting of the Trade 'conformable to a principle approved by a considerable number of respectable surveyors ...'. Printed paper label attached inside front cover: 'As the following Work is the produce of / considerable Labor and Expence, it is par- / ticularly requested that the Purchasers will / not permit it to be Copied'.

Copy Notes With an undated printed letter tipped in at the front, with the imprint of J. Whiting at the foot: 'Sir, The Committee appointed at the General Meeting of Master Carpenters, to investigate the real Value of the Business for the present year, beg leave to inform you and the Surveyors in general, that this Work is compleated, ... Have inclosed a Copy of the Work, with a request you will not suffer any duplicates to be taken. ...' The letter is signed in ink Wm Cartwright and addressed on the verso to Jno Soanes Esq. Inscribed in ink on the title-page 115 / J. Slingsby. Addendum in ink at foot of p. 34.

Binding Original C19th marbled-paper wrappers.

Reference Number 5675

Additional Names Slingsby, J., former owner?

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