London: Waverley Book Company, Ltd., n.d., c. 1911. Special Edition. Leatherette, Red w/gilt lettering. Small quarto, pp 592 , about 2,300 Engravings. Large folio (12"x18") contains 23 color plates (plate B, brickwork, is missing). Very good. Item #18748
This is an extraordinarily in-depth treatment of architectural building principles from the five orders to materials, structures, specific chapters on brickwork methods, carpentry, staircase construction, trusses, and beams, to name a few of the topics covered. An invaluable resource for builders and designers. The color plates feature window sashes, stonewalling, joints and joinery, iron roofs, fireproof floors, and more.