Cassell's Carpentry and Joinery as a Free Download
Here's a great example of a blessing bestowed by our increasingly everything-online world. Published in 1907 Cassells' Carpentry and Joinery is now available in a digitized form.
This is a comprehensive manual with chapters covering: Tools, timber, joints, floors, partitions, roofs, windows, arches, doors, mouldings, skirtings and much, much more. As you can see in the sample pages shown here, diagrams abound and along with a selection of colour plates illustrate the information provided.
Readers may download at no cost and with no infringement to copyright laws a scanned copy of Cassells' Carpentry and Joinery by Paul N.Hasluck (1854-1931) in various digital formats from archive.org at this link. The book was published by D. McKay, Philadelphia and is in the Collection Library of Congress, Americana.