Item #22518 Practical Masonry, or a Theoretical and Operative Treatise of Building; Containing a Scientific Account of Stones, Clays, Bricks, Mortars, Cements, Fireplaces, Furnaces, &c.; A Description of Their Component Parts, with the Manner of Preparing and Using Them; and The Fundamental Rules in Geometry on Masonry and Stone-Cutting. Masonry, Edward Shaw.

Practical Masonry, or a Theoretical and Operative Treatise of Building; Containing a Scientific Account of Stones, Clays, Bricks, Mortars, Cements, Fireplaces, Furnaces, &c.; A Description of Their Component Parts, with the Manner of Preparing and Using Them; and The Fundamental Rules in Geometry on Masonry and Stone-Cutting...

Boston, MA: Benjamin B. Mussey, 1846. First edition. Half-Leather with Marbled Boards. Quarto, pp. 192, including glossary of terms, illustrated with 44 copperplate engravings. Very Good. Item #22518

Hitchcock 1160. A classic text on this group of building materials, beautifully illustrated. Of all of Shaw's titles (Civil Architecture, Rural Architecture), this is the scarcest, particularly in such nice condition.

Price: $750.00

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