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Featured Item
Lupton Casements of Steel - Catalogue C-217.
[Windows]. David Lupton's Sons Company.

David Lupton's Sons Co.: Philadelphia, PA, 1927. Quarto, pp. 20. Illustrated with b/w photos and drawings... more

Price: $60.00

To-days Designs of Small Homes, "New Ideas by Small Home Architects' : Largest Distributors of Lumber and Building Materials in New England
[Pattern Book]. Nationwide House Plan Service.

Nationwide House Plan Service: Providence, RI, 1941. Quarto, pp 36. Sepia toned perspective renderings and floor plans on each page, including panoramic perspective views of the streets in the neighborhood... more

Price: $75.00

Design Technics.
[Design]. Payant, Felix.

Keramic Studio Publishing Co.: Syracuse, NY, ca 1940. Quarto, pp 51. Color plates, black on yellow, and b/w illustrations... more

Price: $50.00

your own Home June, 1946 Vol. 1, No. 1 : 12 new Home Designs by Royal Barry Wills
[Architecture]. Wills, Royal Barry.

Style Publications, Inc.: Wilkes Barre, PA, 1946. Small octavo, pp 50. w/b/w drawings and floor plans, color graphics and trade advertisements... more

Price: $65.00

Hope's Window Standard Steel Windows.
[Windows]. Henry Hope & Sons Ltd.

The Kynoch Press: London, July, 1926. 12 mo pp 47. Beautiful color renderings of casement windows with curtains, people, and trim; b/w window type drawings, frame and installation details, and detailed drawings of accessories and hardware.. more

Price: $150.00

Building with Assurance.
[Millwork]. Morgan Woodwork Organization.

Morgan Woodwork Organization: New York, 1921. Quarto, pp. 439. Indexed, color and b/w illustrations.. more

Price: $90.00

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