Pittsburgh, PA: Houston Brothers Company, 1905. Original edition. Original Wraps. Small quarto, pp 176, indexed, illustrated with b/w drawings and photographs. Very good; moderate edgewear. Item #19347
Houston Brothers offered wholesale builders' supplies, and also manufactured fine ground lime, sewer pipes, and cement. They are still operating as Houston-Starr today, making this company Pittsburgh's oldest building material supplier. This catalog is illustrated with the products for sale, and also photographs of buildings that used Houston Brothers supplies in their construction. A wonderful snapshot of Pittsburgh history.