Portland, ME: Hoyt, Fogg, and Donham, 1885. Later printing. Decorated Boards. Small octavo, pp. 72, glossary of architectural terms, illustrated with 4 b/w plates. Signed on the front end paper by a previous owner, and stamped on the inside front cover by another previous owner. Very Good. Item #19822
A standard for every tradesman and apprentice in his day. The first part addresses building materials, and methods for making estimates. The system of hand-railing, as given in this work, is the invention of the author.