This vintage book contains a complete guide to engraving, with information on tools and equipment, different techniques, terminology, common pitfalls, and many other related aspects. With simple instructions and helpful diagrams, this book constitutes the prefect introduction for novice engravers, and would make for a fantastic addition to collections of allied literature. Contents include: "Introduction and Terms Used", "Engravers' Tools and Their Uses", "Elementary Exercises in Engraving", "Engraving Plate and Precious Metals", "engraving Monograms", "Engraving Steel for Transfer Processes", "Engraving Name-Plates", "Engraving Coffin-Plates", "Chasing Metals", etc. Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on metal work.