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Taunton Press, 10/02. Revised 2nd Edition September 2002. Now in the long awaited second edition, David Gerstel has out-done himself making his Builders Guide better organized, easier to more
[Restoration]. Meadows, Robert PC Architect
New York: The Technical Preservation Services Center of the New York Landmarks Conservancy, 1986. Quarto, pp 165. b/w construction drawings, photographs, charts and tables. "Everything relevant to facade preservation and restoration. Stabilization, bonding, reinforcement, attachment, waterproofing, flashing", etc. Chapters more
Radford's Portfolio of Plans; a standard collection of new and original designs for houses, bungalows, store and flat buildings, apartment
[Pattern Book]. Radford, William A.
Chicago: Radford Architectural Co, 1909. Octavo, pp. 316, Illustrated with drawings, photographs and floor plans. Index plus a publisher's catalogue at the rear. Over 300 designs. As with all of more
[Masonry]. Lowndes, William B.
Scranton, PA: International Textbook Co, 1939. 12 mo (4 7/8 X 7 3/4), pp. iv, pp 95. 2 page color rendering of a beautiful theatre facade and marquee. Abundant b/w illustrations more
ICS #14 -Carpentry, Joinery, Stair, Geometrical Drawing, Architectural Drawing, Estimating and Calculating Quantities, Specifications
[Carpentry]. ICS Staff
Scranton, PA: International Textbook Co, 1904. Octavo, pp. v. approx. 450 w/many drawings & illustrations throughout. As with all of the ICS trades-related titles, good solid professional text, well illustrated and more
[Engineering]. Crane, Theodore
New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc, 1949. Octavo, pp. ix, 414, indexed, hundreds of b/w drawings, photos. A very influential book, given the post war building boom in the USA. Information on: more
The Home Mechanic and Complete Self-Instructor in Carpentry, Painting, Horse-Shoeing, Soap Making, Candy Making, Baking, Taxidermy, Tanning, &c
[Building Technology]. Schofield, R. J. "and other specialists"
New York: Excelsior Publishing House, 1897. Octavo, pp. 885, b/w illustrations. This is a title we haven't had before. Chapters on practical carpentry, painting, furniture and cabinet finishing, horse shoeing, diseases more
Handcraft in Wood and Metal: a handbook of training in their practical working for Teachers, Students, & Craftsmen
[Carpentry]. Hooper, John and Shirley, Alfred
London: B.T. Batsford Ltd, 1936. Octavo, pp. vii, 240, indexed, richly illustrated with photographs and drawings. An excellent period piece on early twentieth century craftsmanship. more
Winter Construction Methods: Processes and Plant Employed in Prosecuting Construction Operations in Cold Weather
Hill, Charles S.
New York: McGraw-Hill, 1928. First Edition; First Printing. Sound binding and hinges. Clean, tanned pages. Cloth over boards is edge rubbed and shelf worn with bumped corners. Small tear more
The New Builder's Magazine and Complete Architectural Library, for Architects, Surveyors, Carpenters, Masons, Bricklayers, &c. As Well As Every Gentleman
[Building Trades]. Cook, Andrew George
London: H. Hogg & Co, 1810. Quarto, pp. iv, 414 (pp. 403-410 missing), 315-322, 423, 96, lxxx. Illustrated with 159 engraved plates, many of them on folding pages. Plates 160-165 missing. more
Blueprint Reading for the Building Trades; A Practical Text of Self-Instruction on Blueprint Reading as Applied to the Building Trades.
[Building Trades]. Dalzell J. Ralph, James McKinney, Herman Ritow
Chicago: American Technical Society, 1937. Small octavo, pp. 111, indexed, illustrated with b/w photographs, drawings & 2 fold-out plans on vellum. This handy manual also instructs trades people on drawing more
[Building Trades]. Industrial Publications
Chicago, IL: Industrial Publications, Inc, 1927. Quarto, pp 402-467. b/w photographs, illustrations, & trade advertisements throughout. A popular weekly building trades journal with articles on remodeling work in the "Tri-City" area more
[Building Trades]. Mason, Joseph B. (Editor)
Chicago, IL: Simmons-Boardman Publishing, 1944. Quarto, pp. 130, illustrated with b/w drawings, photographs and spot color. Touted as "The World's Greatest Building Paper," this magazine was avidly read by those more
[Building Trades]. Leaning, J.
London: E. & F.N. Spon, 1904. Octavo, pp. 936, indexed, illustrated. One of the most interesting trades-related titles we've ever offered. Originally written in 1878-79 this is the expanded 5th edition more
Bevis's Builders' Price Book for Architects, Engineers, Surveyors, Builders and Contractors...and Guide for ESTIMATES
[Building Trades]. Bevis, Henry, surveyors
London: Bevis & Company, 1884. Small 8vo, 250pp., including interesting display ads interspersed. Some 23 sections are accorded separate estimatings for various trades (e.g., machinery and scaffolding, excavator, tiler, slates, more
[Technology/Trades]. (ICS Staff)
Scranton, PA: International Textbook Company, 1905. octavo. pp over 300. indexed. illustrated with diagrams and line drawings. 3 areas for building trades: painting, heating/ventilation, and building maintenance. as always with this more
Builders and Traders Exchange Hand Book and R. I. Contractors Directory 1903-1005; Containing Official Lists of Members of Building Exchanges
[Technology/Trades]. (Chadsey, W. H., publisher)
[Providence, RI]: W. H. Chadsey, 1905. 12 mo (5 X 7 1/2), pp. 80, plus 4pp advertising on pink paper & 4 pp advertising on green paper, illustrated with halftone portraits, more