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1889 Supplementary Catalogue of Hardware, Tools, Etc.
[Hardware & Tools]. (Distributed by Cutler, Woodrough & Co.).

Cutler, Woodrough & Co.: New York, 1889. Folio (12 3/4" x 10") pp 206, indexed. b/w illustrations on each page... more

Price: $175.00

Building Pathology - Deterioration, Diagnostics, and Intervention.
[Building Technology]. Harris, Samuel Y. (P.E., AIA, ESQ.).

John Wiley & Sons, Inc.: New York, 2001. Small quarto, pp 654, indexed. Illustrated with b/w photographs, diagrams and charts... more

Price: $125.00

Specimen Plates from its New Publication - The Work of Cram Ferguson Architects, Including Work by Cram, Goodhue, and Ferguson.
[Architectural Monograph]. Maginnis, Charles D., Introduction.

Pencil Points Press, Inc.: New York, 1928. Folio, pp 8. b/w photographic plates on each page... more

Price: $45.00

Aladdin Homes, "Sold By The Golden Rule"
[Pattern Book]. Aladdin Company.

Aladdin Co.: Bay City, MI, ca 1924. Small quarto, pp 16. Color illustrations, b/w photographs, floor plans and drawings on each page... more

Price: $45.00

ICS #248 - Face and Ornamental Brickwork - Plastering (2 Volumes in one).
[Masonry]. Lowndes, William B.

International Textbook Co.: Scranton, PA, 1936-37. 12 mo (4 7/8 X 7 3/4), pp. iv, pp 90. 3 pages of color brick pattersn, Abundant b/w illustrations throughout - elevations, construction details, and construction methods.. more

Price: $70.00

Repertoire Du Gout Moderne No. 3.
[Interior Design]. Anonymous.

Editions Albert Levy: Paris, 1929. 40 Colored plates with the pochoir method by Saudé. plus introduction and list of plates. (From a five volume set) Pochoir is a lost art form, where several stencils are cut in order to hand color a .. more

Price: $475.00

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