Woodworking Planes, Alvin Sellens, 1978, hardcover, Very Good

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Sellens, Alvin. Augusta, Privately published by Alvin Sellens, 1978.
English, stated third printing, very good hardcover 8vo, 6 1/4" x 9 1/2", 232 pp.

Stated third printing, very good hardcover 8vo, 6 1/4" 9 1/2", gray cloth over boards, gold title to spine, spine minimally rolled, slight rubbing to all 4 corners, head and tail slightly bumped, text block is minimally sunned, very small soil mark to pages 2-3, otherwise bright, tightly bound and unmarked throughout. Good orange pictorial dust jacket featuring an illustration of a plane and black lettering to front, and black lettering to spine, mild edge-wear, chipping at head, chipping at top edge to front, chipping at both top corners, now protected in a paper-backed Mylar sleeve. 232 pp. Replete with numerous black-and-white illustrations and diagrams. References and an Index. This book was compiled of basic information on numerous types of American-made woodworking planes. The hope of the author is that this book will help facilitate the correct identification of these planes and pave an easier path for their preservation.

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