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Prize Homes of West Coast Woods : Chosen by A Jury of America's Foremost Architects
[Pattern Book]. West Coast Lumber Bureau.

West Coast Lumber Trade Extension Bureau: 1927. Quarto pp 31. b/w renderings and floor plans on each page... more

Price: $110.00

Suggestions for Illuminating.
[Decorative Arts]. Harrison, W. Randle.

J. Barbard & Son.: London, n.d. (ca. 1865). Small Quarto (8.25" x 10"), pp. 42 plus 20 b/w and chromolithograph Plates, illuninated title, additional title, illuminated publisher's advert and 6 pages of ads. Prev. owner's name in ink on FFEP. A.. more

Price: $150.00

Architectural Sheet Metal Ornaments; Catalog K - With Price List No. 15 of Half Balls, Attached. : AIA File No. 12-L
[Metal]. Miller & Doing, Inc.

Miller & Doing, Inc.: Brooklyn, NY, ca 1920's. Small quarto, pp 80, indexed. Richly illustrated, with b/w images on each page.. more

Price: $75.00

ICS #246 B - Common Brickwork - Architectural Terra Cotta.
[Masonry]. Lowndes, William B.

International Textbook Co.: Scranton, PA, 1939. 12 mo (4 7/8 X 7 3/4), pp. iv, pp 95. 2 page color rendering of a beautiful theatre facade and marquee. Abundant b/w illustrations and historic photographs of terra cotta buildings throughout - eleva.. more

Price: $70.00

The Stone Restoration Handbook: A Practical Guide to the Conservation Repair of Stone and Masonry.
[Stone]. Chris Daniels.

The Crowood Press: Wiltshire, UK, 2015. Quarto, pp 224, indexed. Color photographs and illustrations on every page... more

Price: $55.00

Builders Handbook of NATCO Hollow Tile Construction.
[Masonry]. National Fire Proofing Company (NATCO).

National Fire Proofing Co.: Pittsburgh, PA, 1913. Quarto, pp 30. Blueprints of construction drawing details on each page. Includes 2 pages of specifications & 2 pages of Safe Live Load tables... more

Price: $80.00

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