Paris: Chez L'Auteur, 1886. First edition. Black Cloth over Boards, professionally rebacked with original covers glued inside boards. Small quarto, pp. 338. Illustrated with 81 b/w in-text Figures. Text in French. Very Good; Most pages uncut, rear page edges chipped, repaired tears on initial and rear pages, interiors clean. Item #15589
A very scarce copy of Chabat's two-part work on brick and terra cotta construction. The first part covers the history and development of brick and clay construction, and the second part deals with construction methods and usage. This is the original edition, professionally rebacked and in excellent condition for its age.