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

Author Name    Mary Gage and James Gage

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

Binding   Trade Paperback

Book Condition   NEW

Edition   2nd

Size   8 1/2 x 11 inches

Publisher   Amesbury, MA Powwow River Books 2005

ISBN Number    0-9717910-2-3 / 9780971791022

Seller ID   P0003

"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.

New England Stone Quarrying Splitting Methods

Price = 10.00 USD



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