New York: Wiley, 1899. ninth edition. Cloth over Boards. Octavo, pp. xv, 745, indexed, plus ads, illustrated w/ b/w drawings and diagrams, foldout. Very Good-, edgewear, binding starting to loosen. Item #10326
A popular and often-reprinted trade manual outlining Baker's principles and methods of masonry construction for students and apprentice masons. Covers materials, preparation, foundations, types of masonry structures (including bridges, culverts, and arches), and specifications. An excellent technical manual, thoroughly illustrated.