London: G. and W.B. Whittaker, 1824.
Preface: 'In a commercial empire, like the United Kingdom, to acquaint the rising generation with details of various trades, and with their origin and history, must be considered a praiseworthy effort.' April 2nd, 1824.Item #1519
Octavo, engraved frontispiece and plates, 85 full-page woodcut illustrations, 454 pages + 18 additional pages, previous owner's inscription on front free endpaper, some light foxing and mild staining throughout, a very good copy in recent half brown oasis with marbled sides.