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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

ISBN: 0471509116

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


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

ISBN: 0060103493

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


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

ISBN: 0805026460

Condition: Very Good in Very Good+ dust jacket


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

ISBN: 1563923920

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


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

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The New York Times Complete Manual of Home Repair

By: GLADSTONE, Bernard

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Macmillan Publishing Co., Inc.: 1973

Stock No.: 31106

Condition: Very Good+ in Fair dust jacket


Stated thirteenth printing, 1973. A wide-ranging guide to home repair and maintenance. With information on tools, interior and exterior repairs, painting, plumbing, heating, electrical and furniture repair. With over 300 black & white photos and drawings. --- In full dark red cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling. In brown typographical jacket. --- A clean, firmly bound copy. Jacket with several tears and chafing to edges, flap price has been obscured; pro... 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

ISBN: 0866363785

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


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

ISBN: 0471049034

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


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