Book Description: First Edition. First printing. Near fine in light brown decorated cloth covered boards with black text on the spine and two black sketches of hand tools on the front board. A small quarto measuring 10 3/4" by 7 3/4" with a small prior owner's book plate on the verso of the first free end page. In a very good+ unclipped dust jacket with tanning and light soiling to the spine area and with several spots of small water droplets on the rear panel. 108 pages including an index, text and illustrated throughout with line drawings by Sloane A very handsome, collectable copy of the first edition of one of Eric Sloane's most notable titles. Eric Sloane's classic of hand tools used by the many trades of early America. Beautifully illustrated with sketches by the author.