Cambridge: MIT Press, 1973. Second Printing. Paperback. 12 mo (5 3/4 X 9), pp. 396, indexed, illustrated with drawings. From cover: "It is intended to provide a decription of the materials, methods, and details of construction of the typical dwellig house....It does cover inspection and preparation of the site, excavation, foundations, building frame, chimneys, roofs, windows, exterior and interior finish, insulation, hardware, panel construction, lath and plaster, "dry" walls, and other aspects of the structure." Second edition published in 1954. Good, backstrip sunned. Item #1762
An important study on traditional housen (dwelling) construction by MIT Building Engineering professor. Deals with the materials used in traditional building. An important publication for the builder or tradesman.