New York: Charles Scribner, n.d. (1926). First edition. Original blue cloth with decorated gilt front cover. Quarto (9 x 12), pp. xiii, 258, 200 b/w photographs. Generally a good copy of a book which tradesmen tended to "use to death." Internally clean and sound. Good in original gilt decorated cloth; spine a bit tattered. Item #2
A standard reference presenting an historic survey of ornamental plasterwork, covering all period features, with an index of notable plasterers. Extremely well illustrated and documented (line drawings, detailed photos). An uncommon title, worthwhile for the craftsman or historian.