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Book of Old-Time Trades and Tools

Published in the 1860s as an instructive text on the importance, dignity, and techniques of labor, this primer to Victorian-era crafts and trades provides valuable insights on the period's working class culture.

Includes detailed information on the work of tailors, shoemakers, bakers, millers, sugar refiners, and 28 other tradespeople. More than 700 illustrations.


320 pages, Paperback, B&W, 5.5" x 8", 2005 (originally in 1866)
Order Number: VAP335............$15.95
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