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Featured Item
Art of Coppersmithing: A Practical Treatise on Working Sheet Copper into All Forms.
[Metal]. John Fuller, Sr.

The Astragal Press: Mendham, NJ, 1993/1893. Octavo, pp 327, indexed. 474 b/w illustrations including several historic b/w photographs... more

Price: $30.00

The Slate Roof Bible, Everything You Need To Know About the World's Finest Roof.
[Slate]. Jenkins, Joseph C.

Joseph Jenkins, Inc.: White River Junction, VT, 2016. Quarto, pp iv, 374, indexed. Hundreds of illustrations, including color photographs, b/w construction details, and tables... more

Price: $50.00

American Builder, the World's Greatest Building Paper, With 16 Home Designs in Colors, November 1927, Vol. 44-No. 2.

American Carpenter & Builder Co.: Chicago. IL, 1927. Quarto, pp 262. b/w illustrations on every page and 16 pages of color... more

Price: $25.00

L'Art Du Menuisier, Premiere Partie : Text in French
[Carpentry]. Roubo, André Jacob.

Paris, 1769. Folio, pp 149, 50 b/w plates.. more

Price: $1,750.00

Tomorrow's House: How to Plan your Post-War Home Now
[Architectural History]. Nelson, George and Henry Wright.

Simon & Schuster: New York, 1945. Small Quarto (8 x 11), pp. 214. Contains index of architects whose work appears in book.. 232 b/w photographs and drawings... more

Price: $35.00

Keith's Magazine on Home Building 8 Issues, : May, August, September, October, November, & December - 1915; January & February - 1916
[Architecture]. Keith, M.L , editor.

M.L. Keith: Minneapolis, 1915/1916. Small quarto, pp. approx. 70, richly illustrated w/ b/w photographs and plans.. more

Price: $110.00

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