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Featured Item
Architectural Terra Cotta, Standard Construction.
[Terra Cotta]. National Terra Cotta Society.

National Terra Cotta Society: New York, 1914. Folio (11X14), 70 numbered plates of detailed construction drawings. .. more

Price: $200.00

House Framing Details, Vol IV, CH 3; Construction Information Series.
[Building as Envelope]. R.G. Kimball, Architectural Advisor.

National Lumber Manufacturers Assoc.: Washington, D.C., 1929. Quarto, pp 24. b/w architectural floor plans, framing plans, and construction details... more

Price: $75.00

Modern American Design by the American Union of Decorative Artists and Craftsmen.
[Modernism]. R.L. Leonard, C.A. Glassgold (Editors).

Ives Washburn, Inc.: New York, 1930. Quarto, pp 176. b/w photographs on each page. Stamped w/ Thos. W. Lamb, Inc. on FEP's... more

Price: $250.00

English Stone Building.
[Stone]. Alec Clifton-Taylor; A. S. Ireson.

Victor Gollancz Ltd.: London, 1983. Small quarto, pp 285, indexed. b/w photographs and drawings throughout... more

Price: $50.00

English Leadwork, Its Art & History.
[Metal]. Weaver, Lawrence.

B.T.Batsford: London, 1909. Quarto, pp. xv, 268, indexed. 441 b/w photographs and illustrations. With Bibliography... more

Price: $150.00

Architectural Terra Cotta Brochure Series Volume One The School.
[Terra Cotta]. National Terra Cotta Society.

National Terra Cotta Society: New York, 1915. Folio, pp 35. b/w photographs and architectural drawings on each page... more

Price: $125.00

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