London: George Allen & Unwin, Ltd. 1945. First edition. Cloth over Boards, navy with Dust Jacket. 12 mo, pp 98. b/w illustrations throughout the text + 48 b/w photographic plates in the back. Very Good. Item #18111
A thorough study of this building material - its history in England, its applications, manufacturing processes, properties, and more. Wonderful examples of cast iron architecture in London, decorative exterior and interior iron work and industrial design, including the iconic London phone booth. An uncommonly nice copy of this volume!