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Featured Item
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

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

2 Schwerd Trade Pamphlets - 1) Schwerd Quality Columns; 2) Turned Wood Posts & Lanterns.
[Wood]. A.F. Schwerd Manufacturing Company.

A.F. Schwerd Mfg. Co.: Pittsburgh, PA, 1950-51. Quarto, 1) pp 4 b/w photographs & column details; 2) pp 4, b/w illustrations.. more

Price: $45.00

The Delineator's Prize $3,000 Houses.
[Pattern Book]. The Delineator (Magazine).

B.W. Dodge & Co.: New York, 1909. Folio, pp 71. b/w rendered floor plans, architectural drawings, and illustrations throughout. Original b/w photograph of construction crew laid-in.. more

Price: $125.00

Country Houses - Selected and Edited by Henry H. Saylor.
[Architecture]. Embury, Aymar II.

Doubleday, Page & Co.: Garden City, NY, 1914. Quarto, pp 135. b/w photographs and clearly drawn floor plans on each page... more

Price: $200.00

Woodwork for Little Folks.
[Toys]. Pierce, Frank H.

Charles Scribner's Sons: New York, 1915. Folio - 11" x 14" - 28 b/w plates with plans to make 24 woodworking projects for children... more

Price: $35.00

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