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Town and Country Houses of Concrete Masonry.
[California]. Portland Cement Association.

Portland Cement Assoc.: Chicago, IL, 1915. Quarto, pp 19. b/w photographs on each page... more

Price: $95.00

Mississippi Glass - 35 Cathedral Glass Samples in a Hardwood Case w/metal clasps.
[Glass]. Mississippi Glass Company.

Mississippi Glass Co.: St. Louis, MO, nd ca 1955. Case 10 1/2" x 5" x 6" with 35 Colored & Textured Glass samples - 2" x 3" Each sample is labled with the Mfg's name, Specification number, and pattern/color name... more

Price: $175.00

Redwood Home Plans by California Architects.
[Architecture]. California Redwood Association.

California Redwood Assoc.: San Francisco, 1927. Quarto, pp. 48, includes 22 original designs with "18 vignetted photographs showing interesting features of small homes designed by prominent architects, color plates reproducing some of the many new .. more

Price: $85.00

Typical Designs of Timber Structures - A Reference for use of Architects and Engineers.
[Structural Engineering]. Timber Engineering Company (TECO).

Timber Engineering Co.: Washington, D.C., 1955. Oblong quarto, pp 123. Structural drawings of truss designs, arches, framing, etc., on each page. TECO Joist and Beam Hangers information and trussed rafter design laid-in... more

Price: $130.00

On The Older Forms of Terra-Cotta Roofing Tiles.
[Roofing]. Morse, Edward S. (Director Peabody Academy of Science, Essex Institute).

Ticknor & Co.: Boston, MA, 1892. Illustrated throughout with drawings in text, by the author. From the Bulletin of the Essex Institute, Vol. XXIV, 1892.. more

Price: $95.00

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

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