Spons engineers tables

Mar 05, 2019. 20:25 UTC
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This tiny book is for Tables and Memoranda for Engineers. There is a date at the beginning of 1884. At the very back it has an address of E.&F.N.Spon,16 Charing Cross, New York: 35Murray Street. It contains weights for all kinds of materials, Example =hemp, railway curves rotten stone, snow, Yorkshire paving and plenty more.


My husband and I used to go to auction sales and this tiny little was in the bottom of a box of books. We cant remember how much we payed for the whole box. This was back in the mid 80's.

$40 - $60 (United States Dollar)
Answered within 2 days
Mar 07, 19:42 UTC
By Klaus

Thank you for submitting your item for appraisal. This appears to be a small compilation of technical details and tables which would be usefull to an engineer to carry with him at all times. The small booklet is bound in embossed maroquin leather ( also known as Morocco leather, French Maroquin, or German Saffian ) with gilt lettering. No identical miniature book has been offered in the recent past, but similar compilations published by E. & F.N. Spon are available in the trade. The estimate is based on similar books of the same period. A serious miniature book collector and engineer might be willing to pay more than the high estimate.

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