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Featured Item
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

Heavy Timber Construction Details : A.I.A. File No. 19-B
[Wood]. National Lumber Manufacturers Association, Technical Services Division.

National Lumber Mfr's. Assoc.: Washington, D.C., 1960. Quarto (8.5 x 11) pp 28. Framing details, floor, wall and roof construction, arches and trusses. Illustrated with b/w 3 dimensional details and photographs on each page... more

Price: $55.00

Homes designed by Robert L. Stevenson Architect.
[Pattern Book]. Stevenson, Robert L.

Robert L. Stevenson: Lawrence, MA, 1930. Quarto, pp 203. Richly illustrated w/architectural drawings, floor plans, and photographs. Colored free end papers... more

Price: $125.00

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

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

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

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