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Featured Item
Wood Mantels - 1903 Net Price List.
[Fireplaces]. Paine Furniture Company.

Paine Furniture Co.: Boston, MA, 1903. 12 mo, approx. pp. 50. b/w photographs on front faces only... more

Price: $50.00

4 Trade Publications - Cast Stone Work.
[Concrete & Cement]. Paul Vogt & Sons.

Paul Vogt & Sons: Everett, MA, nd ca 1910. Quarto, 4 sheets, each with b/w photographs... more

Price: $75.00

Comptoir Tuilier Du Nord - Tuiles & Accessoires - Catalog of Roofing Tiles, Interlocking Tiles, Rounded & Decorated Tiles, and Accessories (paving & ornamental tiles materials laid-in).
[Roofing]. Comptoir Tuilier Du Nord.

Tuileries De Beauvais : Paris, 1935. Quarto, pp 22. Two-toned illustrations of roofing tiles, paving slabs, and accessories, on each page. 4 Laid-in items - 4 page sales pamphlet for paving tiles, 1 page sheet of ornamental tiles, 1 page.. more

Price: $125.00

Carpentry Made Easy; Or, The Science and Art of Framing on a New and Improved System. With Specific Instructions for Building Balloon Frames, Barn Frames, Mill Frames, Warehouses, Church Spires, Etc. Comprising also a System of Bridge Building.
[Carpentry]. Bell, William E.

Ferguson Bros. & Co.: Philadelphia, 1883/1857. Small quarto, pp 152. Illustrated by Forty-four Plates and "near Two hundred figures" in b/w. From the library of Richard Candee, author of "Building Portsmouth" and Professor Emeritus at Boston Uni.. more

Price: $250.00

An Elementary Treatise on Architectural Drawing - Volume II - Architectural Drawing.
[Architectural Drawing]. International Correspondence Schools Staff.

The Colliery Engineer Co.: Scranton, PA, 1900. Oblong Folio, (11 x 14 1/2) pp 100+ Profusely illustrated with b/w architectural, construction and geometric drawings throughout. Marbled end papers.. more

Price: $125.00

The Delineator's Prize $3,000 Houses.
[Pattern Book]. The Delineator (Magazine).

B.W. Dodge & Co.: New York, 1909. Folio, pp 71. b/w rendered floor plans, architectural drawings, and illustrations throughout. Original b/w photograph of construction crew laid-in. From the library of Richard Candee, Professor Emerit.. more

Price: $95.00

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