Volume 1 Drawing and Measuring instruments by J Heather, a reading and research copy, not in collectors condition ie cover slightly detached as shown spine label grubby, nevertheless a useful guide to nineteenth century drawing instruments with contents including : The drawing board, paper and pens: Instruments for drawing straight lines: Instruments for drawing curved lines: Instruments for taking off and laying down distances and lines: copying instruments: etc
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Fletcher Wallis sells objects and books relating to the history of science, medicine and technology from his unit at Admiral Vernon Arcade Portobello Road. He publishes books through Vernier Press, including Antique Medicine Chests, and Corkscrew Patents from 1795. He has been dealing for thirty five years.