Practical draughtsmen's work contains, in a form convenient for everyday use, a comprehensive digest of information. Originally published in 1901 this fascinating work is thoroughly recommended for inclusion on the bookshelf of any historian. Chapters include; Drawing boards, paper & mounting, Draughtsmen's instruments, Drawing straight lines, Drawing circular lines, Elliptical curves, Projection, Back lining drawings, Drawing to scale and preparing maps, Colouring drawings and Making drawings... Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900's and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.