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Featured Item
Home Book of Electricity.
[Electrical]. Hotpoint.

Hotpoint Electric Heating Co.: Ontario, CA, 1915. Small octavo, pp 32. Illustrated booklet depicting irons, vacuums, immersion heaters, waffle grilles, toasters, and other household appliances. With glossaries of terms and care instructions, and othe.. more

Price: $45.00

Tompkins-Kiel Marble Company - Colored Stone Sample Charts (40+).
[Stone]. Tompkins-Kiel Marble Company.

Tompkins-Kiel Marble Company: New York, 1920 (circa). Oblong small quarto, (7 1/ 2"x 9 1/2" ) Approx. 40 Colored Marble Tile samples on loose sheets in envelop from the Bergen County Tile Co. in Bogota, NJ.. more

Price: $150.00

Illustrated Catalogue of The J.W. Reedy Elevator Man'f'g. Co., Passenger & Freight Steam, Hydraulic & Hand Power Elevators.
[Elevators/Escalators]. The J.W. Reedy Elevator Manufacturing Company.

J.W. Reedy Elevator Mfg. Co.: New York, ca 1885. Small quarto, pp 20. Illustrated on every page, on inside covers and back cover with b/w drawings... more

Price: $165.00

The House Dignified -- Its Design, Its Arrangement, Its Decoration; With Seventy-five Original Illustrations.
[Interiors]. French, Lillie Hamilton.

G.P. Putman's Sons: New York, 1908. Small quarto, pp xiii, pp157. Illustrated frontis piece and b/w photographs throughout the volume.. more

Price: $55.00

Architectural Ornaments in Exterior and Interior Composition, Wood, Cement, Etc.
[Plastering]. Maxwell Forbes & Stillman Company.

Maxwell Forbes & Stillman Co.: Milwaukee, WI, 1909. Quarto, pp 143, indexed. b/w photographic plates on each page... more

Price: $110.00

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

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