Timber: Its Structure, Properties and Ultilisation - 6th Edition

By: Desch, H.E. (revised by J.M.Dinwoodie)

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Dark brown hardcover with title in gilt on spine. Condition: Very good, binding sound, no inscirptions. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with light shelfwear. Price-clipped. 410pp. Several b/w illustrations. The first part of the book contains a detailed examination of timber at four different levels of magnitude: molecular, ultrastructural, microscopic and macroscopic. The middle chapters are concerned with a detailed study of the various properties of wood, with particular emphasis on moisture relationships, density, strength, stiffness, toughness and the conductivity of heat. The third part of the book examines the utilisation of timber, covering the many factors affecting its efficient use, such as correct seasoning.

Title: Timber: Its Structure, Properties and Ultilisation - 6th Edition

Author Name: Desch, H.E. (revised by J.M.Dinwoodie)

Categories: Horticulture/Gardening,

Publisher: London, The Macmillan Press Ltd.: 1981

ISBN Number: 0333257510

ISBN Number 13: 9780333257517

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Type: Book

Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 006489

Keywords: timber, wood, trees,