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Featured Item
Win-Dor Catalog Casement Window Hardware Catalog Number 12, with Illustrated Price List No. 15 and Supplement, and Cover Letter.
[Windows]. Win-Dor.

The Casement Hardware Co.: Chicago, IL, 1928. Quarto, pp 12. b/w photographs, construction drawings and installation details on each page... more

Price: $125.00

Early Stucco Houses.
[Concrete & Cement]. Cardiff, Joseph A. F.

Atlas Portland Cement Co.: New York, 1916. Quarto, pp. 20. Illustrated with b/w photographs.. more

Price: $80.00

Home Builder's Plan Book - A Collection of Architectural Designs for Small Houses Submitted in Competition by Architects and Architectural Draftsmen in Connection with the 1921 Own Your Home Expositions New York and Chicago.
[Pattern Book]. Own-A-Home Exposition, Inc.

Building Plan Holding Corp.: New York, 1921. Small quarto pp 84. Generously illustrated with sepia-toned photographs and floor plans, elevations, and exterior perspectives.. more

Price: $85.00

[New York]. General Motors Company.

General Motors Co.: New York, 1940. Oblong Octavo, pp. 29. Illustrated with b/w photographs from the exhibit.. more

Price: $45.00

Radford's Portfolio of Details of Building Construction : A Remarkable and Unique Collection of Full-Page Plates, Accurately Drawn and Reproduced to Exact Scale, Showing Clearly Every De
[Building]. Radford, William A.

The Radford Architectural Company: Chicago, 1911. Quarto, pp. 200, indexed, richly illustrated w b/w plans and drawings, 185 full-page plates.. more

Price: $150.00

T.C. Snyder & Co. Roofing Trade Catalog & Trade Card - 1) Illustrated Catalogue - Iron Roofing, Siding and Ceiling, Fire-Proof Doors & Shutters, Eave Troughs and Conductors 2) Trade Card - Iron Roofing, Siding and Ceiling.
[Roofing]. T.C. Snyder & Company.

T.C. Snyder & Co.: Canton, OH, 1886/1885. 16 mo trade pamphlet, pp 32. b/w drawings throughout. 6" x 3 1/2" trade card w/color illustration on front 7 b/w drawings, text on back... more

Price: $110.00

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