London: Kelly and Co., 1862. Quarto (28cm). Half black and and green cloth, gilt roll to boards, rebacked with original spine label preserved; xxxvi,140,36,29,pp; frontispiece, engraved title page, and 109 plates, complete. Handsomely rebacked and sound, with foxing to plates: Very Good.
Reprint of a standard work by two well-known technical authors. Nicholson, an architect, is also known for his clear guide to the construction of skew arches (mentioned in this work); Tredgold, a civil engineer, was also known for his work on cast iron and steam engines. Note that "plate XLIX," described in the text as the frontispiece, is actually the title page vignette.