Condition: Very Good
Publisher: Theo. Audel & Co. New York N. Y.
This is a very nice, rare green color covers, set of Audels Plumbers & Steam Fitters Guides, Volumes 1-4, a 1925 printing on volumes 1-3, 1926 on volume 4 only (all are first printing) (Copyright in 1925/1926) first edition. They are all in very good condition with a leather like cloth cover in green, with gold lettering and gold page edges. All the covers are in very good condition with the exception of volume one which has a slight center crease in the soft back cover, not bad, but noted. Very Good bindings and hinges, clean pages, no writing noted, minimal corner wear or minor bumped corners. The page edges are gold gilt on this set, with minimal wear, mostly bright and shiny, a few minor scrapes noted. Overall a very nice looking, top quality, early printing, and complete matched set!
Size of each book: 4.9" x 6.7".
About 1900 pages total, with thousands of diagrams, pictures and instructions on about every known subject on plumbing work in this period, including: Mathematics, physics, measuring devices, materials, sheet metal, tools, lead work soldering, joint wiping, bending beating, sanitation water supply, drainage, sewage disposal, Soil pip and joints, fittings, valves faucets and cocks, fixtures, boiler fittings, marine pipefitting, flexible water tubing, heating & ventilation, steam heating boilers, refrigeration, air conditioning, oil burners, gas burners, meters etc., gas appliances, drawings, how to read drawings, geometry, pattern cutting, boiler plate work, blacksmithing, brazing, gas engines, oil engines, electric motors, are many of the subjects covered in this set. About the best instruction manuals availiable at the time they were printed. A top quality used, vintage, complete set!