Proctor, VT: Vermont Marble Co., 1912. Original edition. Cord-bound wraps. Small quarto, pp. 46, illustrated with b/w photographs. Very good; colored pencil inscription on front cover. Item #19895
Everything marble! This booklet covers the history of Vermont Marble, with rare historic photographs from the late 19th century, including photographs of the land, machinery, and inside the quarries. The advantages and popular uses of marble are discussed, emphasizing the use of marble in mausoleums, monuments, architecture, and statuary. A well-written history of the Vermont marble industry, and very scarce. This is the first time we've been able to offer a copy of this book for sale.