Jon Zimmers Antique Tools - Catalog Reprints

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    A complete reprint of perhaps the finest catalog this prestigious firm ever issued. Founded in 1825, Preston was one of the leading English tool manufacturers, noted for its extensive line of high quality hand tools. The 1909 catalogue lists and illustrates over 600 different rules, 300 levels, the distinctive Preston planes and a variety of other tools and instruments. This is one of the most attractive of all the English tool trade catalogues and it's further enhanced by a carefully researched study of the Preston firm by Mark Rees. A valuable reference. Hundreds of illustrations. 224 pages. 8 1/2" x 11 ". Smyth-sewn soft cover. sale ... $15.00