The Art of Splitting Stone: Early Rock Quarrying Methods in Pre-Industrial New England 1630-1825 (Second Edition)

By: Mary Gage and James Gage

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"The Art of Splitting Stone" is a detailed study of the history, tools, and methods used to split, hoist, and transport quarried stone in pre-industrial New England (1630-1825). It is an invaluable resource for historians, archaeologists, and stone masons interested in identifying, dating, or experimenting with early stone splitting and quarrying methods. The amateur researcher and avid outdoors person will find the book useful as a field guide to identifying split boulders and stone quarries abandoned in the woods.

Title: The Art of Splitting Stone: Early Rock Quarrying Methods in Pre-Industrial New England 1630-1825 (Second Edition)

Author Name: Mary Gage and James Gage

Categories: New England, Stone Quarrying,

Edition: 2nd

Publisher: Amesbury, MA, Powwow River Books: 2005

ISBN Number: 0-9717910-2-3

ISBN Number 13: 9780971791022

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: NEW

Size: 8 1/2 x 11 inches

Seller ID: P0003

Keywords: New England Stone Quarrying Splitting Methods