The Story of Cutlery. – Himsworth, J B

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From Flint to Stainless Steel

A comprehensive history of the ancient craft of the cutler starting in prehistory and ending with the present-day manufacturing in Europe and the United States. Explanation of the manufacturing methods, working conditions, raw materials used and the packing thereof. Includes chapters on cutlery, pen-nives, razors and scissors. Mild foxing on the rear free end papers. A business card from the author is pasted on the rear free end paper. 208 Pages. Contents clean and binding firm. 1st Edition. Condition: Good. Dust jacket: Very poor. Only the fly-leafs and remnants of the front cover remain. Binding: Hardcover. Blue cloth boards with light sunning to spine. Silver lettering. 2 Blemishes from cellotop on the front board and 1 small blemish on the rear board.

Publisher: Ernest Benn Limited
Date Published: 1953
Publication Place: London
First Edition: Yes

Condition: Good.
Binding: Hardcover. Blue cloth boards with light sunning to spine. Silver lettering. 2 Blemishes from cellotop on the front board and 1 small blemish on the rear board.
Has Dust Jacket: Yes
Jacket Condition: Poor. Only the fly-leafs and remnants of the front cover remain.

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Weight 1100 g