Architectural/Real Estate

05751-M0397CUHH- Journal- THE MANUFACTURER AND BUILDER, A PRACTICAL JOURNAL OF INDUSTRIAL PROGRESS, Vol. I, No.10, Oct 1869. Western & Co Pub & Prop, New-York City. Similar to the old Scientific American. Testing Paper, French Cooking Ranges, Lessons In Mechanics, The Empire Windmill, Architectural Ornaments In Metal; Steam Engine Works- Woodbury & Booth, Rochester, NY; Improved Scroll Saw, Cheap City Houses, The Rolling Mill--Iron Ship Building, several pgs of nicely illustrated ads--stable fittings, iron fountains by Fiske, church organs, steam engines, store stools, mantles, much more. Nice and clean. 10" x 13" x 32pp. $36.00

05752-M0397CUHH- Journal- THE MANUFACTURER AND BUILDER, A PRACTICAL JOURNAL OF INDUSTRIAL PROGRESS, Vol. I, No.11, Nov 1869. Western & Co Pub & Prop, New York City. Similar to the old Scientific American. The Rider Vertical Engine, The Horse-Gin or Whim, The American Submerged Pump, Centre Ornaments for Fronts of Buildings, Proving of Swords and Cutlasses, Non-Transparent Window Lights, Burleigh House Grand Entrance, Italian Villa w/Cupola, Iron Ship Building, much more. Several pgs of illustrated ads. Nice and clean. 10" x 13" x 32pp. $36.00

01688-M0593EREK- Journal- THE ENGINEERING & BUILDING RECORD AND THE SANITARY ENGINEER, NY & London, Dec. 3, 1887. Devoted To Sanitation Engineering, Architecture, Construction. Journal For The Architect, Engineer, Mechanic And Municipal Officer. Wide range of illustrated articles and many ads. Large architectural rendering of a French chateau is inserted. Outstanding feature is over 3 pages of nice engravings of very elaborate water closets. Very good condition. 10-3/4" x 14-1/4" x 32pp. $45.00

00789-  Journals- AMERICAN ARCHITECT AND BUILDING NEWS. A WEEKLY JOURNAL OF CONSTRUCTIVE AND DECORATIVE ART. TICKNOR & CO, Boston, MA. Thirty-four various issues of this weekly from March 3, 1888 to Nov 24, 1889. Each issue is 9-1/4'' x 14" and includes an average of 28pp ads, 12 to 14pp editorial, 6pp (3 large sheets loosely inserted, illustrated one side) of architectural renderings of private residences, public and institutional buildings, tombs/ statues, banks, decorative architectural details, etc., all very well done and suitable for framing and display.  Each issue is heavily illustrated (even the articles), as one might expect of journals of this type. Covers are generally darkened from age and chipped at extremities, remainder good to very good. All $675.00 or Each, our choice. $25.00  

00201-B0990CEKE- Catalogue- HEINE SAFETY BOILER CO. St. Louis, MO. 1895. Helios water tube steam boilers for all pressures, duties & fuels. Much engineering data. Nice engravings of equipment & photos of commercial and public buildings and scenes around the country such as World’s Columbian Exposition, Brown Palace Hotel of Denver, Carnegie Bldg under construction, Plantation installations in Cuba, Columbian Expo Ferris Wheel, Mid Winter Expo in San Francisco, New Planters House in St. Louis, Betz Bldg in Phil., Broad Street Station in Philadelphia, Edison Illuminating Co, bird’s eye view of Anheuser-Busch Brewery in St. Louis and many others. A very expensive binding. Minor wear cover corners & some spotting, otherwise excellent. 6-3/4" x 10" x 180pp Hardback. $42.00

06263-M0798EREE- Journals- ARCHITECTURE AND BUILDER, New York and Chicago. "Devoted To Art, Architecture, Archaeology, Engineering And Decoration." Twelve issues from 1897 of this once very popular journal. May 15, June 5, June 12, June 19, July 3, July 16, July 24, July 31, August 28, Sept 4, Sept 11, Oct 3. Sept 12 has a very soiled cover, some spine chips on several, otherwise all in good condition. Numerous ads for everything in the building trades, hardware, equipment, supplies. Well illustrated ads. Great technical and practical articles, etc. Beautiful banner heads. Each is 9" x 13-3/4" x appx 30pp. All twelve. $288.00

Note:  We have two duplicate copies of the May 15, 1897 issue. If you would like one or more additional with run No. 06263, reduce price to $24.00 each.

06264-M0798EREE- Journal- ARCHITECTURE AND BUILDER, New York and Chicago. May 15, 1897. "Devoted To Art, Architecture, Archaeology, Engineering And Decoration." Numerous ads for everything in the building trades, hardware, equipment, supplies. Well illustrated ads. Great technical and practical articles, etc. Beautiful banner head. Age-toned and shelf soil, some chips, 1" gap in lower margin of back wrap. 9" x 13-3/4" x 30pp. $32.00

06266-M0798EREE- Journal- ARCHITECTURE AND BUILDER, New York and Chicago. May 15, 1897. "Devoted To Art, Architecture, Archaeology, Engineering And Decoration." Numerous ads for everything in the building trades, hardware, equipment, supplies. Well illustrated ads.  Great technical and practical articles, etc. Beautiful banner head. Some cover soil, a few edge chips, otherwise very good.  9"  x 13-3/4" x 30pp. $32.00

04384-M0995ECEE-  Catalogue- THE PULLMAN AUTOMATIC VENTILATOR MFG CO., York, PA. ca 1906. These were metal air diffusion boxes and hoods to be mounted in sash rails, or above or below windows, doors, etc. Tuberculosis was uppermost in everyone’s mind at this time. Clean, fresh air was paramount. Great advertising copy in convincing presentation. Letters of testimony on many different company heads. Nice cover graphics. Coated stock. Ink inscription on front. 5” x 8” x 24pp. $18.00

02992-M0894EAKE- Book- PRACTICAL POLISHING, STAINING, ETC. FOR WOOD-WORK, "The Handicrafts Handbooks" London, ca 1910. The Methods of Staining and Polishing Woodwork Clearly Described, With Numerous Recipes for Fillers, Stains, and Finishes. Rubber stamped by purchaser: Hugo Maetke, M. D., Dayton, Ohio. Very good condition. 4-3/4" x 7-1/4" x 80 pp. Paperback. $28.00

05386-M1196CCEE- Journal- KCS CURRENT EVENTS, AN INDUSTRIAL AND AGRICULTURAL MAGAZINE, Kansas City Southern Railway, Kansas City, MO. Vol.13, No.1, Jan 1914. They ran from Kansas City, MO to Port Arthur, TX. As much as anything else, this delightful journal promotes development along their line. Many great ads, articles from & about locations in Louisiana, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Missouri. They didn't own any lands along the route but publicized land and real estate agents in every city through which the line ran. Nice promotional material; some income figures reported from a ten acre homestead in Panama, Okla; map, etc. Very nice color cover. Very good and clean. 6-1/4" x 9-1/2" x 64pp. $48.00

05940-M1097ECEO- Photo- PAGE REALTY CO, City And County Real Estate, 16 State St., Rooms 500-504, Rochester, (NY?) State did not imprint on back, but it is NY because this photo was with other items from Rochester, NY.) Appears to be ca 1915. 6 women, 13 men and one office boy gathered in a group inside the office. Blurred at edges, but details evident of fashions, wall hangings, furnishings, electric lights, etc. 4"x 6" sepia-tone on 5-1/2" x 7-1/8" x backing board. $18.00

06765-M0301ECKE- Book- PLANS FOR POULTRY HOUSES, Inland Poultry Journal, F. W. Hallett, Editor. 1919. Well illustrated with coops and yards of all sizes for the farm flock. Also has classified directory of standard bred poultry breeders and manufacturers of poultry equipment as well as two page list of books on poultry and livestock. Delightful cover art of farm wife with flock! Some spine chips and small cover stain. 5-1/2"x 8"x 77pp. $18.00

04996-M0696EAEH- Catalogue- LUMBER DEALERS' SERVICE BUREAU, n.p. (provided through the local lumber dealers), SACK LUMBER & COAL CO, Dorchester, Nebr. FARM BUILDINGS. 1920. Farm Houses, Barns, Corn Cribs, Portable Elevators, Feeders, Garages, Granaries, Hog Houses, Ice Houses, Machine Shops, Milk Houses, Poultry Houses, Sheds, Stalls, Wagon Beds. Most show perspective and plan. There are even two round barns. Very good condition. 9" x 12" x 47pp. $43.00

00273. Promotional Materials- KAUSTIN COMPANY, INC. Buffalo, NY. 1922. The Kaustin System Of Sanitation. Waterless (chemical) Toilets and Septic Tanks. Two items: One is 8pp w/units for homes, schools and factories. Center page spread of cutaway art of a country school. Second is large (22-1/2" x 17" when unfolded) broad sheet of septic tanks in various installations. Very well done illustrations. 7-1/2" x 10-1/2". Both.  $25.00

04258-M0995EUEE-  Catalogue- GEDGE BROS. IRON ROOFING CO., Anderson, IN. Cat No.17, 1924. Dealer stamp is Geo Koch Sons, Inc, Evansville, IN. Corrugated, ‘v’ crimp and standing seam roofing, patterned siding (weather-board, stone face, brick face, etc.), guttering, fancy cornices, ridging, finials, crestings, agriculture tanks of all kinds. Discount sheet on galvanized tanks inserted. Everything priced. Two pp in guttering section have been torn out, otherwise very good. Coated stock. 6” x 9” x 89pp. $32.00  

06456-M0599CREE-Catalogue-THE FISCHER & JIROUCH CO., Cleveland, OH.  Cat. No.8,   ca 1920s (?) Interior and Exterior Decorative Ornament. Comprehensive selection, well illustrated. Capitals, corbels, bosses, brackets, consoles, shells, center pieces, friezes, ceilings, panels, corners, balcony fronts, beams, cornices,  mouldings, beads, pearls, wreaths, festoons, husks, tulips, pendants, spandrels, ventilator grills, rosettes, heads, cartouches, door heads, pilasters, gables, lunettes, figures, eagles, caryatides, more. Hardback. Spine ends bumped, worn corners, 1-1/4" gap in spine covering. Contents very good condition. 9-1/4"x 12-1/4" x 254pp. $84.00

06775-M0401EKEE- Catalogue- CURTIS DOOR & SASH CO., Chicago. Distributor is EVANSVILLE PLANING MILL CO., Evansville, Ind. Price Supplement No.125, 1925. Exterior and interior doors; garage, storm and screen doors; French doors, mirror doors, frames and porch work, windows and sash mouldings, interior trim, cabinet and stair work, etc. Well handled, worn and soiled, especially covers. All intact, however. 4-1/2"x 8"x 120pp. $26.00

01600-M0393EALE- COOK PAINT & VARNISH CO., Kansas City, MO, ca 1920's. The Cook Book of Painting Suggestions. Paint sample chips. Chips present on 8pp, missing on 13pp, otherwise good. Wire bound, embossed. Hardback. 10-3/4" x 8" x 54pp . $16.00

04584-M1195ACRH- Catalogue- ENERGY ELEVATOR CO., Philadelphia, PA. Cat No. 26, ca 1926. Hand, belt driven and electric powered dumb waiters, elevators for home and business use. For carriages, automobiles, trunks, freight, invalids, etc. Great illustrations. Fascinating presentation! Very good condition. 6” x 9-1/4” x 59pp. $78.00

03637-M0295EHEL- Catalogue- E. T. BARNUM IRON & WIRE WORKS, Detroit, MI. Cat No.710. 1927. Beautiful engravings! Fire escapes, canopies, marquise, bank and office railings, display fountains, wire signs, wire cloth, mausoleum doors and gates, jail cells, stable fixtures, vault doors, much more. A window guard has been torn out of one page and a little over 1/2 page is removed in cemetery fence area. This page has been copied from another catalogue and inserted. (This is x-library- guess they got another copy). Remainder of contents in very good condition. Some foxing to covers. 8-1/4" x 10½" x 66pp. $276.00

00156-B0990ELEE- Reference Book- THE DUPLEX HANGER CO. Cleveland, OH. 1927. Ed #27. A Reference Book of Mill Building Construction. Malleable iron joist, wall and concrete block hangers; wall plates, wall boxes. Steel wall, I beam hangers, post bases, post caps. Nice heavy timber construction details. Paperback. 8-1/2" x 11" x 62pp. $22.00

06702-M1100EEUO- Catalogue- C. E. LIVELY & CO.., Cincinnati, Ohio. 1927. Lively’s Paints. The Magic Story of Paint and Varnish. They sold direct to consumer. "Save at least 1/3- Buy direct and cut out the middle man!" All paint priced. For house, barn, roof, floors, automobile and carriage, architectural; mine, mill and factory; cottage and buildings; wagon, truck and implement, kalsomine sanitary, Wear Plus stencils depicted. Much more. Lightly illustrated. Building on back cover called the United Bank Building. Was this their building? Don't know. Maybe their office was located in it. Cover stains and minor edge chips. 6-7/8"x 10-3/8"x 32pp. $18.00

02153-M1093CCEK- Catalogue- DYKES LUMBER CO., New York City, Cat No. 61, 1928. Period Mouldings carried in stock. Full size end views and cuts of Hard and Soft Wood, Picture Frame, Carved, Pressed, Finished & Plain Room Mouldings, Sash, Blind and Store Front materials, Special Beaver Board Paneling and Beaver Black Board Frame Mouldings carried in stock for immediate delivery. Picture of a delivery truck; map of about a dozen locations in Manhattan, Brooklyn, L.I. City, Hoboken. 3-color covers, coated stock. Very good condition. 4-1/4" x 9-1/4" x 67 pp. $48.00

00271- Booklets- INTERNATIONAL CORRESPONDENCE SCHOOLS, Scranton, PA. 1928-1933. Course in STEAM ENGINEERING, consisting of nine booklets: 1)Promotional/Introduction book on this & related subjects. 6" x 8-3/4" x 56pp. 2) HOW TO PROCEED WITH YOUR STUDIES. 4-3/4" x 7-1/2" x 36pp. 3) #2833 lesson book- TYPES OF STEAM BOILERS. 4) #2834 lesson book-BOILER MOUNTINGS. 5) #2835A lesson book-BOILER DETAILS. 6) #2835B lesson book-BOILER DETAILS. 7) #2836 lesson book-PIPES & PIPE FITTINGS. 8) #2164A lesson book-BOILER FURNACES, SETTINGS & CHIMNEYS. 9) #2164B lesson book-BOILER FURNACES, SETTINGS, & CHIMNEYS. All these 5" x 7-1/2" x 50 to 100pp. Well illustrated. Some minor chipping to cover corners, generally in very good condition. $33.00

01441-M1292CKUE- Catalogue- SWEET’S CATALOGUE SERVICE, NY, NY, Sweet’s Engineering Catalogue of Industrial Construction Equipment & Maintenance Products, Fifteenth Annual Ed., 1929. These profusely illustrated old Sweets Catalogues are a treasure trove of information and history.  They say that 946 manufacturers are represented here. Some wear to cover edges, minor cover spots. 8-3/4" x 11-1/2" x 1449 pp. Hardback (about 2-1/2" thick). $125.00

00084- Product Booklet- PATTERSON KELLY CO.,  Kelly Reclaimer. “Heats water without cost for laundries and industrial plants.” NY. 1930. Product booklet on heat exchanger device to use waste hot water to preheat incoming water. Perhaps some ideas for the inventor in today’s energy crisis? Contains interesting photos, engineering data, explanation, testimonial letters. Heavy paper. Slight cover soiling; has been folded. 8-1/2” x 11” x 8pp. $12.00  

00280-B0990EAEE- Catalogue- JENKINS BROS, BRIDGEPORT, CT. Supplement ‘B’ to Cat. #23., ca 1934. JENKINS VALVES AND MECHANICAL RUBBER GOODS. All sizes, from small to 24" gate and swing check. Very good condition. 6" x 9" x 44pp. $12.00

04544-M1295EHEE- Book- C. B. SMITH'S HOME OWNER'S HANDBOOK, Housing Publications, NYC. 1935. "Solves Every Repair & Building Problem. Materials, Equipment Described & Illustrated." Somewhat similar to a Popular Science publication. Lots of great Art Deco pictures & illustrations. Comprehensive guide from bottom to top. Buckram library bindings. Indexed. x-lib. Lt cover soil, contents age-toned. Sound. 8-1/2" x 11-3/4" x 256pp. $36.00

04144-M0995EE- Catalogue- EDWARDS MFG CO., Cincinnati, OH. Cat. No.178, ca 1936. Steel ceilings & walls. Little self-mailer pocket catalogue addressed to a dealer in Evansville, IN. 12¢ Hardin stamp affixed. Coated stock paper, 2-color covers. 3-1/2” x 6-1/4” x 32pp. $16.00

05481-M1296CECS- Catalogue- ACTIVE ELEVATOR CO., Philadelphia, PA. Cat #23, July, 1937. Specs and engineering drawings for eleven type hand powered dumb waiters. An illustration of the ornamental cabinet housings appear on pg one. Brass rivet folder bound, coated stock pages. Very good.  9" x 11-1/2" x 18pp. $58.00

02658-M0994CUEE- Promotional Booklet- SHERWIN-WILLIAMS CO, "THE HOME DECORATOR AND COLOR GUIDE" 1939. By Rockwell Kent. Beautiful color photos and drawings of houses and room settings by Kent throughout. Traditional with a touch of Art-Deco. Color chips all present (72). Back cover is gatefold. Picture and bio of Kent. Back cover imprint is store in Chattanooga, inserted reply card is from S-W Decorator Studios in Cleveland, OH. Excellent condition, on heavy stock. 7-1/2" x 9" x 24pp. $75.00

00242-B0990ECEE- Catalogue- BURNHAM BOILER CORP. Irvington, NY. 1940. Roughing-in data for Burnham Slenderized & Ferro Radiators. Illustrations on page 1 & 2, remainder is data. Very good. 4" x 6-1/2" x 12pp. $4.00

07061-M0803ELEE- Book- ACOUSTICS OF BUILDINGS Including Acoustics of Auditoriums and Soundproofing of Rooms by F.R. Watson. Third Edition, John Wiley & Sons, NY. 1941. Black cloth hardback with gilt embossed title. Illustrated, index. A few penciled notes on endpapers, name in ink in front, lightly bumped corners, minor cover flecks. Bindings tight. 6-1/8”x 9-1/4”x 171pp. $28.00

04300-M1095ELEE- Catalogue- BINSWANGER & CO., Richmond, Va. Victory Catalogue & Net Price List No.304. Apr 12, 1944. Quality Woodwork: Windows, all kinds doors, decorative entrance frames, blinds, shutters, mantles, corner chinas, breakfast nooks, ironing board cabinets, medicine cabinets, trim, porch and stair work, columns, etc. Radius corners, coated stock paper. Covers soiled, several tape lifts across front, very good contents. 6-1/4" x 9" x 68pp. $32.00 

06949-M0802ELHH- Book- 500 MORE THINGS TO MAKE FOR FARM AND HOME. Compiled by Glen Charles Cook, Assistant Professor of Education Michigan State College of Agriculture, 1944. Published by The Interstate Printers and Publishers, Danville, IL. This was his second volume, having produced in 1941 the first with 380 Things To Make For Farm and Home. These books first came to our attention more than thirty years ago. At that time reprinted versions of 500 Things… and 600 Things… had been produced and were virtual handbooks for the back-to-the-land-movement. This selection is an original second volume and contains measured plans and drawings of just about anything one could need on the farm. Chapters include: Equipment for the Home-Farm Shop, Metal Work, Woodworking and Farm Carpentry (includes plans for equipment for construction, miscellaneous equipment, for crops, poultry, swine, dairy cattle, beef cattle and sheep). Farm Concrete, Farm Plumbing, Electricity for the Farm, Handy Farm Hints. Index, well illustrated. Judging from the reference to the first 380 THINGS…… this apparently is a first edition. Hb cloth covered boards, well bound. Minimal wear to board corners. Some previous owner’s name inscribed on endpapers. 6-1/2"x 9-1/4"x 471pp. $42.00

01157- Catalogue- ROBINSON'S GOLDEN RULE WALLPAPER, Titusville, PA, 1944. "Pay the Postage and Get Better Wallpaper." "Prices in This Catalogue Are in Conformity with Office of Price Administration Regulations."  And what prices! They range from 5 cents to 18 cents per roll. First four pages offer paper hanging tools and paints, remainder is sixty-five sheets of attractive wallpaper samples with full description on back. Valuable for research or if you are decorating in this era. Very good condition. 8-1/4 x 10".  $28.00  

07060-M0803ELKE- Book- PRACTICAL ELECTRICITY AND HOUSE WIRING by Herbert Richter,  Published by Frederick J. Drake Co., Chicago, 1944. A Practical Book of Instruction Covering In Detail Every Branch of Electrical Work as Applied to the Wiring of Small Buildings. Fully illustrated, blue cloth hardback with gilt embossed title, index. Excellent condition. 5-1/16”x 7-1/2”x 183pp..$18.00

06952-M0802ECOO- Book- HOW TO PLAN A HOUSE by Gilbert Townsend and J. Ralph Dalzell. American Technical Society, Publishers, Chicago, USA, 1946. Definitive treatment of the subject for anyone to understand. Well illustrated hardback. Some light handling soil to cover. Blueprint samples tucked in rear pocket. 5-3/4"x 8-1/2"x 525pp. $32.00

06495-M0799EUKE- Catalogue- INDUSTRIAL PUBLICATIONS, INC, Chicago, IL. 1946. 100 Small Practical Homes. "Chosen by technical experts on the staff of the leading building publications, Practical Builder and Building Supply News." Floor plan and perspective photo or illustration. Our expectations in housing have come a long way since these post-war times. Some nice design features, however, We can learn considerable about what is important by examining these homes of more than fifty years ago. Colorful covers, well illustrated. Excellent condition. 8-5/8" x 11" x 112pp. $38.00  

01257-  F. W. DODGE CORP HOMEOWNERS' CATALOGS, , NY, NY, 1947. Product literature from numerous companies in the industry. All bound in a hardback book. Planning the home, building, equipping and furnishing. Pages aren't numbered, but probably about 300pp, many colorful. Good condition. 8-1/2” x 11” x 1” thick.  $28. 00

04431-M1095ECEE- Journal- AIR CONDITIONING AND REFRIGERATION NEWS, Business News Pub Co, Detroit, MI. Vol.52, No.2, Sep 8, 1947. Comprehensive coverage of industry. Consumer & commercial equipment. Very large ad of a self-contained carbonated beverage unit from Ram-Co Co. Ads and pictures of store display units, etc. Large tabloid on coated stock. 1/2” x 1-1/2” gap first 2pp in lower margin, otherwise excellent. 12-1/2” x 17-1/2” x 32pp. $18.00

05133-M0896EEE- Handbook- CONCRETE MASONRY HANDBOOK, Portland Cement Assoc, Chicago. AIA File No.10 C, copyright 1951. For Architects, Engineers, Builders. Well illustrated on coated stock pages, stiff covers. Punched for 3-ring binder. Very good condition. 8" x 10-1/2" x 64pp. $16.00

00124-B0990ECOK- Instruction Booklet- SPECIFICATIONS RECOMMENDED TO SECURE DRY BRICK WALLS, Louisville Cement Co. 1952. AIA file booklet #5-M. Colorful, comprehensive and very instructive. Excellent. 8-1/2" x 11" x 18pp. $7.00

00125-B0990ECOK- Instruction Booklet- TYPE OF WORKMANSHIP RECOMMENDED FOR CONCRETE BLOCK WALLS Louisville Cement Co. 1953. AIA file booklet #10. Comprehensive and very instructive. Excellent. 8-1/2" x 11" x 14pp. $7.00

00149- Catalogue-  WESTERN PINE ASSOC., Portland, OR. ENCHANTING HOMES OF WESTERN PINES. ca 1950s. Many photos of room settings and home exterior details, many in color. Freestanding ranges are pictured in kitchen scenes. A lot of knotty pine, nice traditional decorating ideas. Very good condition. 9-1/2” x 7-1/2” x 24pp $15.00

00013- Catalogue- STANDARD HOMES CO., Raleigh, NC. HOMES OF TODAY, America’s Best Planned Medium Cost Homes. Catalogue B-56, Southern. “Home ownership is preferred stock in your community.” 1956. Nice airbrushed photos and artists illustrations with well-done floor plan sketches. Sharp detail. 8-1/2” x 11-1/2” x 30pp., color covers, very good condition. $18.00

06944-M0702EARE- Journal- INTERIORS, Vol. CXVII, No.4. November 1957. Whitney Publications, NY, NY. This journal was published for the Interior Designers Group which included interior designers, architects who did interior design work, industrial designers specializing in interior furnishings, interior decorating departments of retail stores, and for all those concerned with the production of residential and contract interiors. High quality publication represents the very latest available in the market. Comprehensive treatment of the ‘50’s simple lines and "modern" look in furnishings and interiors. Includes thirty pages on the Eleventh Triennale of Milan and showrooms of the Interiors Contract Series of 1957. Well illustrated articles, many advertisers. Some spine chipping, otherwise very good condition. 9-1/8"x 12"x 186pp. $29.00

02897-M0794EKEE- Catalogue- NATIONAL LIGHTNING PROTECTION CO, Saint Louis, MO. Cat. No. 200, ca 1960. Catalog of Lightning Protection Materials. Copper and aluminum cables; fasteners, connectors, couplings; air terminals, braces, brackets; heavy duty stuff for smokestacks; guards grounds, clamps; air terminal assemblies w/weather vane, ornaments, weather vanes, house signs, etc. Installation details. Clean and interesting catalogue. Plastic balls (no glass balls). Line art and halftones. Stiff yellow wraps. 8-1/2” x 11” x 16pp. $32.00

06614-M0699EEEE- Journal- POPULAR HOME IDEAS, Jul-Aug, 1964. Published by U.S. Gypsum Co, Chicago, for builders supply companies around the country. In this case, for Maryville Builders Supply, Maryville, TN. Maryville is the county seat of Blount County, just south of Knoxville. Many remodeling ideas and techniques with before/after, interior/exterior, color and b/w pictures of homes. Great browsing material! Coated stock paper. Very good condition. 8-1/4" x 11" x 24pp. $12.00

06127-M0995ECEE- Catalogue- W. F. NORMAN SHEET METAL MFG CO., Nevada, MO. Ceiling Catalogue No.350, Jan 1980. Extensively illustrated selections of embossed metal ceilings and trim. When metal ceilings became popular again in the 1970s, these folks pulled out their old molds and dies and began manufacturing again. This catalogue is reprinted from one of their earlier ones. Catalogue has been damped- it's wrinkled and soiled. Cover loose and small edge tear. 11"x 8-1/2"x 72pp. $18.00

03182-M0294ELEE- SEARS, ROEBUCK AND CO., ca 1980s. Pages cut from unknown magazine featuring story of Sears’ Kit Homes By Mail with updated adaptations by current architects. Colorful reprints and current designs. 8” x 10-1/2” x 12pp. $10.00

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