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Historical Building Construction: Design, Materials & Technology by Donald Friedman - Hardcover - 2nd Printing - 1995 - from after-words bookstore and Biblio.com

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Historical Building Construction: Design, Materials & Technology

by Donald Friedman

Condition: Good +/Good


W.W. Norton & Co., 1995. 238pp. Index. Original cloth covered boards. Pages are clean (unmarked). Binding is tight and secure. Boards have slight bumping to head/heel of spine, slight sunning to cloth edges. Unclipped pictorial DJ is slightly sunned with bumping to heel of spine, slight rubbing to extremities, laminate is peeling to lower left rear edge. Looks nice in added protective mylar covering. Nice reading copy.. 2nd Printing. Oversized Hardcover. Good +/Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Mylared.

Includes bibliographical references and index.




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