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Featured Item
WOODCO Windows and Doors ...for the Beautiful point-of-view : A.I.A. File No. 19-E-1
[Windows]. WOODCO Products.

WOODCO Corp.: North Bergen, NJ, 1960. Quarto, pp 31. Sepia toned photographs and detailed drawings on each page.. more

Price: $45.00

Aladdin Readi-Cut Homes, Sold By The Golden Rule.
[Pattern Book]. Aladdin Company.

Aladdin Co.: Bay City, MI, 1920. Small octavo, pp 116. Wonderfully illustrated with color & b/w photographs, drawings, & house plans. Illustrated Free End Papers.. more

Price: $50.00

Aladdin Readi-Cut Homes 1964 Supplement.
[Pattern Book]. Aladdin Company.

Aladdin Co.: Bay City, MI, 1964. Small quarto, pp 16. 8 pages with color perspectives & b/w floor plans, 8 pages with b/w illustrations... more

Price: $50.00

Trial by Fire at San Francisco, The Evidence of the Camera.
[California]. National Fire Proofing Company.

National Fire Proofing Co.: Pittsburgh, PA, nd ca 1907. Oblong small octavo, pp 60 ( not paginated.) b/w photographs on each page of before and after conditions... more

Price: $250.00

Garlinghouse Ranch and Suburban Homes.
[Pattern Books]. I.G. Lieurance, Designer.

The L.F. Garlinghouse Co.: Topeka, KS, nd ca 1949. Quarto, pp 72. Color renderings, b/w photographs, "blueprint" floor plans, and specifications on each page... more

Price: $55.00

Miracles in Marble, A Story of Modern Methods Applied to One of America's Oldest Industries.
[Stone]. Vermont Marble Company.

Vermont Marble Co.: Proctor, VT, 12 mo, pp 22. b/w photographs on each page... more

Price: $65.00

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