1983. Item #6313
Thompson, John. The Wheelwright's Trade: A Source Book. Fleet, UK: Author 1983. 72p, many line ills. and photos from old sources. Very good paperbound. ** No. 10 in Thompson's series of source books "containing illustrations and extracts from early trade journals and manufacturers' catalogues." Information (chiefly from the 19th and early 20th centuries) on the materials and stages of wheel construction, supplies, practices of specific shops, etc. Can be sent outside the U.S. for less than the default shipping rate.