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Featured Item
The High Cost of Cheap Construction, A Book for Home Builders on the Importance of Right Construction in House Building.
[Building Trades]. Weyerhaeuser Forest Products.

Weyerhaeuser Sales Co.: Saint Paul, MN, 1937. Quarto, pp 62. 2 pages of b/w photographs + b/w illustrations and construction details on each page... more

Price: $55.00

The American Home, October 1935.
[Architecture]. Austin, Jean.

Country Life American Home Corp.: Garden City, NY, 1935. Folio, pp 200. Color illustrations, b/w photographs, and trade advertisements on every page... more

Price: $85.00

The Book of Little Houses.
[Pattern Book]. Hubbell, Lucy Embury, (Editor.).

Doubleday, Page & Company: New York, 1927. Quarto (10 x 13). pp 128. 400 beautiful illustrations, b/w photographs and architectural drawings... more

Price: $70.00

Harris Brothers Company, Building Material - Millwork - Lumber - Harris Homes - Presto-Up Garages - Lakeside Cottages - Perfection Plumbing and Heating Systems.
[Building Trades]. Harris Brothers Company.

Harris Brothers Co.: Chicago, IL, nd ca 1922. Quarto, pp 232. b/w illustrations on every page... more

Price: $95.00

English Church Fittings, Furniture & Accessories.
[English]. J. Charles Cox, F.S.A.

B.T. Batsford, Ltd.: London, 1933/1923. Small quarto, pp 320, indexed. Sepia toned b/w photographs and illustrations throughout... more

Price: $75.00

More Houses for Good Living.
[Pattern Book]. Royal Barry Willis Associates (Richard Wills, Robert E. Minot, and Warren J. Rohter).

Architectural Book Publishing Company: New York, 1968. octavo (8.25 x 11). pp 128. numerous b.w photographs and house patterns, as well as a few colored photographs... more

Price: $55.00

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