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Image for Fundamentals of Building Construction: Materials and Methods (Second Edition)

Fundamentals of Building Construction: Materials and Methods (Second Edition)

By: ALLEN, Edward

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, John Wiley & Sons: 1990

Stock No.: 80871


5th printing of the second edition of author's weighty comprehensive guide to constuction fundamentals. With drawings by Joseph Iano. All methods of construction techniques are discussed, from simple wood frame buildings to complex steel frames; with chapters on specialties such as roofing and painting. Lavishly enhanced with black & white photos and illustrations. --- In pictorial covers with I. M. Pei building on cover. Volume lacks a dust jacket. --- With light wear t... View more info

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The Home Cabinetmaker Woodworking techniques, furniture building, and installing millwork

By: Burch, Monte

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1981

Stock No.: 72293


Very nice copy in brown half cloth and brown paperboard covers. Interior clean & bright. Dust jacket minor chips & tears at edges. ; Popular Science Books; 1.7 x 10.2 x 7.9 Inches; 543 pages View more info

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The Visual Dictionary of American Domestic Architecture (A Roundtable Press Book/A Henry Holt Reference Book)

By: CARLEY, Rachel (author); SKIBINSKI, Ray; LAM, Ed (illustrations)

Price: $16.50

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt & Company: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 81403


First printing of this guide to architectural techniques used in American housing. A wide variety of structures are presented, from Native American dwellings to contemporary trends. All with black & white illustrations depicting structural layout or components. --- In maroon paper-covered boards with silver-stamped spine titling. Jacket with drawings of various structures on cover. --- A very nice copy, but with minor soiling to covers and chafing to lower edges, gre... View more info

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Haynes Repair Manual, Ford Escort and Mercury Tracer, 1991-2000

By: Chilton editors

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Newbury Park, Calif., Haynes Publishing Group: 2004

Stock No.: 72327


Extensive aid to the mechanic, complete with many photos. Covers are soiled, interior clean & unmarked. ; 0.4 x 10.6 x 8.3 Inches; 318 pages View more info

The New York Times Complete Manual of Home Repair

By: Gladstone, Bernard

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, NY, MacMillan: 1966

Stock No.: 31106


Complete home repair manual, filled with tips and ideas. Books itself is sharp, boards covered in red cloth. DJ chipped in places. Original $7.95 price not clipped but obscured (by remainderman? ) ; 31106; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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Designing for Small Homes

By: LANDIS, Dylan

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Glen Cove, New York, PBC International, Inc.: 1996

Stock No.: 81460


From the jacket flap, in this work ". . .interior designers and architects offer dozens of authoritative solutions to small-space dilemmas". With dozens of color photos and several black & white layout drawings. --- In textured paper-covered boards with silver-stamped spine titling. Jacket with color images on front and back. --- A clean, unmarked copy though with minor wear to edges. Bright jacket with slight curling to edges, else nice.; Small Quarto (9 to 11 ... View more info

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Renovation: A Complete Guide

By: LITCHFIELD, Michael W.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, John Wiley & Sons, Inc.: 1982

Stock No.: 80873


A hefty, comprehensive guide to home remodeling, with wide-ranging topics addressing tools, techniques, planning, materials, etc. Provides information on specialties such as roofing, electrical work and painting. With photos by Rosmarie Hausherr, illustrations by Richard Lear and rendering by Leonard Davis. --- In grey paper-covered boards with titling in white to cover and spine. Dust jacket with image of home interior undergoing renovation. --- The book has been expose... View more info