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Welcome to our Web site! We specialize in materials for building professionals, and in "things German"

Concurrent with the Cape Ann Museum's Exhibit, we are selling a limited number of the exhibition catalog: Gloucester 3 Visions Vincent/Weaver/Gorvett Cape Ann Museum Oct 24, 2015 - Feb 28, 2016; Including One Signed Original Woodcut by Don Gorvett, Each Catalog signed by Don Gorvett and Jeff Weaver on the colophon page. Limited edition of 300, each numbered. It is a gorgeously produced and well written exhibition catalog of these three exceptional Cape Ann artists. (17305)    $40.00

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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

Asbestos Flexboard For the Farm.
[Building Materials]. Johns-Manville.

Johns-Manville: New York, nd ca 1939. Quarto, pp 14. b/w photographs and construction details on each page... more

Price: $25.00

Application Instructions for Johns-Manville Built up Roofing, Pocket Edition.
[Roofing]. Johns- Manville.

John-Manville Corp.: USA, 1955. 12mo, pp 187. b/w construction drawings throughout... more

Price: $45.00

International "Hopkins" Windows, Publication No. 18 : AIA File No. 16-E-1
[Windows]. International Casements.

International Casements Co.: Jamestown, NY, October, 1931. Quarto, pp 9. Large scale window details, photographs, and window type elevation drawings on each page... more

Price: $60.00

New Buildings With Fallout Protection, Technical Report 27.
[Building as Envelope]. Office of Civil Defense.

Office of Civil Defense, Department of Defense: Washington DC, January 1965. Oblong quarto, pp 104. b/w photographs and architectural drawings throughout. with a letter from the Department of the Army laid-in... more

Price: $55.00

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