[Metal]. Geerlings, Gerald K.
Metal Crafts in Architecture; Bronze, Brass, Cast Iron, Copper, Lead, Current Developments, Tin, Lighting Fixtures, Specifications.
Charles Scribner's Sons
Octavo, pp. vi, 202 with bibliography and index, 277 b/w photographs. A masterly survey of the history and craftsmanship of the various metals, ranging from the great bronze doors of the Florence Baptistry to New Orleans cast-iron and 20th century use of metals in office buildings, banks, cinemas etc, and covering bronze, cast iron, copper, lead, and tin work, as well as lighting fixtures.
A hard book to find in the original hardcover edition. A standard on the subject.
Edition: First edition
Binding: Trade Cloth over Boards
Condition: Very Good in Fair DJ
Book Id: 10190