New York: Dodd, Mead, and Company, 1929. Fourth Edition, revised and enlarged. Cloth over Boards. Small quarto, pp. xiii, 351, 125 full page plates and 278 illustrations in the text. With introductory chapter by G. T. Robinson. Appendices (standard plastering specifications), indexed. The pages that contains plates 12 and 13, and plates 102 and 103, have been detached and damaged, and are folded (plates 12/13) or cellophane taped (plates 102/103) and laid in. Good; binding loosening; remnants of homemade dust jacket taped down to front cover; only trace remnants of the homemade dust jacket taped down to rear cover remain. Item #19459
After all these years, still the industry standard and unsurpassed. Of increasing scarcity, in any condition and edition; even the 20th century reprint is hard to find. Any professional plasterer will confirm that it is the indispensable reference for the tradesman. The most ambitious treatment of the subject, both historically and technically, beautifully illustrated and referenced.