New York: Dodd, Mead, and Company, 1927. Fourth Edition, revised and enlarged. Original linen. Quarto (9 x 11). pp. xiii, 347, xxvi trade advertisings. 125 full page plates and 500 illustrations in the text. With introductory chapter by G. T. Robinson. II Appendices (Quantities and Weights, recipes for plastering, measuring plasterers' work, glossary of terms, specification for Portland Cement), indexed. Good, extrem bumped, front hinge weak. Item #10442
After all these years, still the industry standard and unsurpassed. Of increasing scarcity, in any condition and edition (even the 20th century reprint is hard to find). Any professional plasterer will confirm that it is the indispensable reference for the tradesman. The most ambitious treatment of the subject, both historically and technically, beautifully illustrated and referenced. Present copy is very servicable with the usual external blemishes from years of professional use. On the whole, above average condition.