Do It Yourself: Home Improvement in 20th-Century America.

New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 1998. First edition, as stated. Original Wraps. Quarto, pp. 109, profusely illustrated w/ b/w and color photographs and reproductions. Near Fine. Item #9553
ISBN: 1568981279

A beautifully made book with a misleading cover; appears to be an ordinary do-it-yourself handbook, but is actually a well-documented history of the Do-It -Yourself concept, its origins, methods, and publications. Nice bibliography, excellent for both historians and laypeople who do it themselves.

Price: $30.00