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Category: All Categories: Building and Construction: Construction
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1.

A Century to Celebrate: 1906-2006, 100 Years of Clark Construction

Publisher: Clark Construction 2006.
Condition: Very Good. Jacket condition: /Good+. Hardcover. First Edition. White photo-illustrated jacket, dust jacket in archival plastic protector. Approx. 11" x 11", over sized, small chips to edges of jacket, light stains to back cover jacket, photo-illustrated end pages.

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2.

The Oklahoma City Bombing: Improving Performance through Multi-Hazard Migation FEMA 277/ 1996 August
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Publisher: American Society of Civil Engineers 1996.
Condition: Good. MAGAZINE. First Edition. GOOD. White photo-illustrated magazine, bagged for protection with a stiff backing board, approx. 8.5" x 11", creases to corners, light thumb wear, light handling wear.

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3.

Practical and Economical Method of Making Concrete Building Blocks (Francis Machinery Co. Catalog No.47)
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Publisher: Francis Machinery Co. 1932.
Condition: Good. Pamphlet. GOOD. Black and white photo-illustrated wraps, approx. 6'' x 9'', shelf wear, faded covers, light liquid stains to covers.

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4.

Repair Parts List, Model 25, NORTHWEST Shovel - Crane - Dragline - Pullshovel, including Wire Rope Specifications and Reeving Diagrams
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Publisher: Northwest Engineering Co. Green Bay 1910.
Condition: Good-. Paperback. GOOD-. Yellow wraps with black tape spine, bagged for protection with a stiff backing board, approx. 11'' x 8.5'', liquid stains to covers, faded and lightly stained spine, creased corners, warping, in good- condition considering age, no loose or missing pages, includes 11'' x 8.5'' black and white photo still of crane shovel (pictured).

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5.

Los Angeles Annual Builders Guide: 1951 Official Edition (volume twenty-six)
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Publisher: City Officials Ordinances and Codes/ California State Housing Act 1951.
Condition: Good. Paperback. GOOD. Blue wraps with blue tape spine, approx. 6.5" x 9.5", 626 pages, bagged for protection, sunned/faded covers, light rub wear and fraying to spine ends, heavy shelf wear.

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6.

Manual of Steel Construction

Publisher: American Institute of Steel Construction New York, NY 1963.
Very Good with no dust jacket Sixth Edition Flexible covers Rubbing along spine edges and to cover edges. Else covers clean. Inked note on front flyleaf. Some age-toning to endpapers and to page edges. Else pages clean.

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7.

Housing Maintenance Code: Minimum Standards for Maintenance of Dwellings

Publisher: Minneapolis: City of Minneapolis..
Flexible Loose-leaf. 24 X 16½ cm. VG/No dj. Yellow printed paper wrappers, three-hole punched and bound with brass tacks, 52 pp, index. No date; latest amendments dated 1967. Creased along gutter, covers lightly soiled, a few pencil notes, a few 1969 amendments on separate sheets are laid in. Contains extracts from the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances dealing with housing maintenance (Chapters 66 through 81 and Chapter 90). Was sold separately to homeowners and landlords. Shipping weight 1 lb.

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8.

Minimum Property Requirements for Properties of One or Two Living Units Located in the State of Minnesota

Publisher: Minneapolis: National Housing Agency, Federal Housing Administration, Minneapolis Insuring Office, 1947..
Wraps. 23½ X 15 cm. VG/No dj. FHA Form No. 2246. Side-stapled in grey printed paper wraps & punched for insertion in 3-ring binder, sections separately paginated (about 152 pp). Cover has small repaired tear in tail of spine, else about fine. Contains planning, structural, and mechanical requirements for houses to be eligible for an FHA-insured loan. Shipping weight 1 lb.

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9.
Abraham, Herbert.  
Asphalts and Allied Substances.

Publisher: D. Van Nostrand New York.
Their Occurance, Mode of Protection, Uses inthe Arts and Methods of Testing. Corrected second edition, 208 illustrations, black and white. Title date 1920, CR 1918, 1920. Old tape marks back two pages, spine loose. Pages 561-563 taped. 608 pages with index and 2 pages of ads. One table, one fold-out. Page edges rough, has been used a lot but it is all complete. Front and back spine has small separation, corners show wear. Second Edition Hard Cover

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10.
Ambrose, James E.  
Simplified Design of Building Structures
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Publisher: NY, Wiley-Interscience, 1979.
xii, 268 p., illus.; 22 cm. "Written to explain the overall process of designing a building structure." ISBN(10) 047104721X. Stock#46619. Vg/ name stamps of previous owner; no dj.

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11.
American Institute of Steel Construction  
Manual of Steel Construction (Eighth Edition)
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Publisher: American Institute of Steel Construction, Inc., 1980 Chicago, IL.
Book. Book condition: Very Good. Hardcover 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall "An essential reference for engineers, architects, detailers, draftsmen, contractors, building officials, and fabricators. The 8th Edition is based on the provisions of the November 1978 AISC Specification for the Design, Fabrication and ERection of Structural Steel for Buildings. Data is divided into six basic sections: Dimensions and Properties; Beam and Girder Design; Column Design; Connections; Specifications and Codes; Miscellaneous Data and Mathematical Tables. A comprehensive index is provided and each section is thumb-indexed." 832 pages. Book is in VERY GOOD condition. No dust jacket.

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12.
American Institute of Timber Construction  
Timber Construction Manual: A Manual for Architects, Engineers, Contractors, Laminators and Fabricators Concerned with Engineered Timber Buildings and Other Structures

Publisher: New York, London, Sydney & Toronto: John Wiley & Sons, Inc, 1974..
2nd ed, 2nd ptg. 23½ X 16½ cm. VG/VG-. Black pebble-grained boards, copper titles & device, chapters separately paginated (about 4½ cm thick. Corners bumped, extremities lightly rubbed, owner's name on ffep. DJ has a ½ cm chip and edge tears to about 2 cm; in Brodart archival cover. Contents: design considerations in the use of structural timber; physical & mechanical properties of wood; loads; design; fastenings & connections; reference data; design specifications. Shipping weight 4 lbs. (International 3 lbs., 4 oz.)

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13.
Andrews, Francis B.  
The Mediaeval Builder and His Methods

Publisher: Mineola, NY, Dover Publications, 1999.
144 p., 19 b/w illus.; 21.5 cm. Reprint of the 1922 monograph that first appeared in Transactions of the Birmingham Archaeological Society. "This volume examines a tremendous variety of English structures, dating from the mid-13th to 15th centuries, and ranging from the humblest houses to glorious cathedrals." This edition also includes Andrews's 1928 paper, 'Further Notes on the Medieval Builder'. Stock#38789. New from publisher.

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14.
Audell, Theo.  
Audel's Carpenter's and Builder's Guide #4

Publisher: Theo Audell New York.
For Carpenter, Joiners, Builders Mechanics and All Wood Workers. CR 1923-1951, 457 pages with 6 pages of ads. Mint black covers, tight and clean. Hard Cover

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15.
Ball, John  
LIGHT CONSTRUCTION TECHNIQUES From Foundation to Finish
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Publisher: Reston Publishing Company Reston, VA 1980.
Seventh Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket; DJ is worn and torn at edges. ; B&W Illustrations; 408 pages

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16.
Ball, John E. & Tom Philbin  
Audel Carpenters and Builders Library (4 Volumes)

Publisher: New York: Macmillan Publishing Company, 1986..
5th Ed, 1st Ptg. 21½ X 14½ cm. Near Fine/No dj. Orange & black dec. boards with black & white titles, in four volumes; boxed set. Vol. 1: Tools, Steel Square, Joinery; 374 pp; ISBN 0-672-23365-7. Vol. 2: Builders Math, Plans, Specifications; 294 pp; ISBN 0-672-23366.5 . Vol. 3: Layouts, Foundations, Framing; 294 pp; ISBN 0-672-23367-3. Vol. 4: Millwork, Power Tools, Painting; 358 pp; ISBN 0-672-23368-1. All volumes: numerous illustrations including drawings and photos, index. Spines slightly faded, owner's name & date in Vol. 1, else as new. Box has a bumped corner & rubbing to extremities. Shipping weight 6 lbs.

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17.
Bernhardt G. A. Skrotzki, ed.  
Electric System Operation
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Publisher: McGraw-Hill 1954-01-01.
Condition: Good. Jacket condition: /Good-. Hardcover. GOOD/GOOD-. Brown illustrated jacket, dust jacket in archival plastic protector. Large chips/tears/biopredation to edges, spine ends, and corners jacket, faded covers, stains to page edges, heavy shelf wear.

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18.
Besser Manufacturing Co., Alpena, Michigan  
Modular Standard [concrete] building units

Publisher: Alpena, Michigan, Besser Manufacturing Co., [ 1947?].
24 p., illus., diagrams. 28.5 cm. 'This book is dedicated to all Besser Vibrapac owners and the building profession.' Stock# 41,915. Vg / color pictorial paper covers.., Architecture; construction; advertising.

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19.
Bianchina, Paul  
Illustrated Dictionary of Building Materials and Techniques

Publisher: John Wiley New York 1993.
soft covers, very good condition. sketches

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20.
Dagostino, Frank R.  
Estimating In Building Construction

Publisher: Prentice Hall Englewood Cliffs 1989.
Very Good with no dust jacket Third Edition Hardcover Light bumping to board corners. Old address label on FFEP. Very light high-lighting on just a couple of pages. ; 11.25 x 8.5 "; 414 pages

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21.
Demni McIntyre  
No Place Like Lowe's 50 Years of Retailing for the American Home
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Publisher: Quebecor Printing 1996-01-01.
Condition: Good. Jacket condition: /Good. Hardcover. ISBN: 0965380106. GOOD/GOOD. Blue photo-illustrated jacket, dust jacket in archival plastic protector. Approx. 9.5'' x 11'', 160 pp., stains to jacket at hinges, shelf wear, creases to edges and spine ends.

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22.
Diehl, John R.  
Manual of Lathing and Plastering

Publisher: MAC Publishers Association, 1960..
23½ X 21½ cm. G+/No dj. Full blue cloth, foil titles on spine, xv, 366 pp, many figures, glossary, notes, bibliography, index. Cloth worn through to boards at bottom corners, otherwise very good. Contents: architectural considerations; basic plastering and lathing materials; lathing and preparation for plastering; plastering; lath and plaster systems and assemblies; functions and quality of lath and plaster work; economics of lath and plaster; acoustical and thermal characteristics of plasterwork and radiant heating; fire resistance in building construction. Shipping weight 3 lbs.

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23.
Drake, George R.  
WEATHERIZING YOUR HOME

Publisher: Reston Publishing Company Reston, VA 1978.
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 2nd Printing Hardcover 083598592x B&W Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 381 pages; 26078

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24.
Emerson, Larry and Oleksy, Walter  
Builder's And Contractor's Guide To New Methods And Materials In Home Construction

Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc. Engelwood Cliffs 1983.
Very Good+ with no dust jacket Hardcover Light bumping to spine extremities. Tips of board corners are very slightly rubbed. Else binding clean. Pages clean. ; 11. 25 x 8. 5 "; 283 pages

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25.
Engineering News-Record  
New Short Cuts to Constructions Profits. A Collection of New Job-Tested Ideas...
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Publisher: NY, Engineering News-Record [1936?].
x, [11]-258 p., 21 cm. Title continues: "That Save Time, Money, and Trouble in Civil Engineering and Construction Work." Reprinted from Engineering News-Record. Stock#46615. Vg / no dj.

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26.
Erickson, Donald A. (Ed.)  
Building Code Regulating the Construction, Alteration, Repair, Addition to, Remodeling, Moving, Use, Maintenance or Occpancy of Buildings or Structures Together with Three Special Ordinances of the City of Minneapolis

Publisher: Minneapolis: City of Minneapolis, 1960..
Wraps. 20 X 13½ cm. VG/No dj. Grey printed paper wrappers, stabbed (side-stitched) binding, [i], 366 pp, index. Covers creased, moderately soiled, lightly spotted, title written on spine in ball-point, a few pencil notes on covers and elsewhere, some pages browned by revised ordinances laid or taped in.

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27.
Graham, F. D.  
AUDELS CARPENTERS AND BUILDERS GUIDE #4

Publisher: Theo. Audel & Company New York 1942.
Reprint Flexible cloth Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. Volume #4 only. ; A practical illustrated trade assistant on modern construction for carpenters - joiners - builders - mechanics and all wood workers. Explaining in practical, concise language and by well done illustrations, diagrams, charts, graphs and pictures, principles, advances, short cuts - based on modern practice - including instructions on how to figure and calculate various jobs. ; B&W Illustrations

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28.
Graham, Frank D.  
Audels Carpenters and Builders Guide. 1, 3, and 4.

Publisher: NY: Theo. Audel & Co., 1947..
Three of four volumes. Fully illustrated. VG, VG, VG. Hard Cover

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29.
Graham, Frank D., and Emery, Thomas J.  
Audels Carpenters and Builders Guide (4 Volumes)
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Publisher: Theo. Audel & Co., Publishers, 1951 New York.
Book. Book condition: Good to Very Good. No Jacket. Hardcover 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall "The Audel's Guides to the Building Trades are a practical series of educators on the various branches of Modern Building Construction and are dedicated to Master Builders and their Associates. These Guides are designed to give technical trade information in concise, accurate and plain language. The Guides illustrated the hows and whys, short cuts, modern ways and methods of the foundation principles of the art. Each book in the series is fully illustrated and indexed for readiest form of reference and study. The Guides will speak for themselves - and help to increase the reader's knowledge and skill in the Building Trades." Well illustrated. 1, 546 pages (in 4 volumes). Books are all in GOOD to VERY GOOD condition. No dust jackets.

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30.
Hodgson, Fred T.  
The Carpenters' Steel Square and Its Uses

Publisher: New York: The Industrial Publication Company, 1906..
4th ed. 19 X 13 cm. VG/No dj. Light brown cloth, brown titles on front board & spine, dec. endpapers, oddly paginated as viii, 9-112, [2] pp, 70 figures. Edges of boards & spine slightly spotted. Title continues: ..Being a Description of the Square, and its Uses in Obtaining the Lengths and Bevels of All Kinds of Rafters, Hips, Groins, Braces, Brackets, Purlins, Collar Beams, and Jack-Rafters; also Its Application in Obtaining the Bevels and Cuts for Hopppers, Spring Mouldings, Octagons, Stairs, Diminished Stiles, etc. Fits in small flat-rate box. Shipping weight 2 lbs. (International 1 lb., 4 oz.)

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31.
Hodgson, Fred T.  
Builder's Reliable Estimator and Contractor's Guide

Publisher: Chicago, Special Exclusive Edition Printed by Frederick J.Drake & Co, ExpresslyFor Sears, Roebuck & Company, 1917.
247,[248-269], 261,[262-263] p. , 54 double-page views and floor plans of Sears Roebuck prefabricated houses. 20 cm. Stock# 33,125.Good+/no dj

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32.
Hool, George A. Kinne, W. S. (William Spaulding), joint editor. Zipprodt, Roy Richard. Ernst, George Campbell, editors  
Stresses in Framed Structures. Compiled by a Staff of Specialists. Editors-in-chief George A. Hool... W. S. Kinne...
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Publisher: NY & London, McGraw-Hill, 1942.
xiv, 642 p., tables (1 fold.), diagrs.; 24 cm. Second edition. Revised by R. R. Zipprodt... George C. Ernst... Series: The Structural Engineers’ Handbook Library. Stock#46610. Vg / no dj as issued.

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33.
I. C. S. Staff  
PRACTICAL PROJECTION

Publisher: International Textbook Company Scranton, PA 1926.
Very Good with no dust jacket Hardcover Copyright date 1926, no published date. Black embossed boards, gilt spine lettering. Illustrations, fold-outs. Upper front corner lightly bumped. Pages tanned. ; International Library Series; Small 8vo - 7½" to 8" tall; 55 pages; 16095tk-.

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34.
Johnson, J. B. (John Butler), 1850-1902 / Bryan, C. W. (Charles Walter), 1863-1927 / Turneaure, F. E. (Frederick Eugene)  
The Theory and Practice of Modern Framed Structures. Designed for the Use of Schools, and for Engineers...
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Publisher: NY, J. Wiley & Sons; London, Chapman & Hall, 1926.
xiv, 356 p., tables; 24 cm. Title continues: "in Professional Practice. by J. B. Johnson... C. W. Bryan and F. E. Turneaure." 10th ed., partly rewritten, total issue, twenty-nine thousand. This is Part I (of 3: Stresses in Simple Structures. Stock#46611. Vg / no dj as issued.

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35.
Kidder, Tracy.  
House.

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1985.
3 p.l., 341 p.,23.5 cm. Includes a list of sources, endpaper plans. Tells, in narrative form, this reads like a novel, of the construction of Souweine House in Amherst, Mass., by Apple Corps, builders, and William Rawn Associates, architects. Stock# 33,124. Vg/ dj good+, price-clipped.

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36.
Krieger, Morris  
HOMEOWNERS' ENCYCLOPEDIA OF HOUSE CONSTRUCTION

Publisher: Mcgraw Hill 1978.
Very Good with no dust jacket Hardcover 0070354979 Slight slant; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 325 pages; 16260hg

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37.
Lord, Arthur R.  
A Handbook of Reinforced Concrete Building Design.

Publisher: Portland Cement Assoc. Oregon.
In accordance with the 1928 Joint Standard Building Code, 261 pages with index, charts, diagrams, etc. Text and formulas, design tables and diagrams, code and cost data. Black covers, marginal index, all very good condition. Hard Cover

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38.
Maginnis, Owen B.  
Roof Framing Made Easy

Publisher: The Industial Publication Company New York, NY 1906.
Very Good- with no dust jacket Hardcover A bit of light soiling to boards, with some dampstaining along the spine edges. Bumping to board corners, with light bumping, some rubbing to spine extremities. Else binding clean; spine gilt bright. Page edges foxed/freckled. Owners name inked on verso of ffep. Light age toning to pages. ; B&W Illustrations; 8 x 5-3/4"; 164 pages

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39.
Mayers, Clayton W.  
Estimating Concrete Buildings

Publisher: Aberthaw Construction Company Boston, MA 1920.
Poor with no dust jacket Hardcover 51 pages. Ex-lib with normal markings. Edges heavily rubbed. Soil to boards, especially around board edges. Some bumping to board bottoms. Text unmarked.; Ex-Library

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40.
McLaughlin, Jack  
THE HOUSEBUILDING EXPERIENCE

Publisher: Van Nostrand Reinhold NY 1981.
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 1st Edition Hardcover 0442253982 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 238 pages; 24831tk

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41.
McNichol, Dan  
The Big Dig
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Publisher: Silver Lining Books, New York, 2001.
Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. Second Edition. 1. Hard Cover. ISBN: 0760723079 Full black cloth, silver lettering on spine. Illustrated with B&W and color photographs. The volume is in excellent condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. Unclipped dust jacket shows only very light shelf wear, else fine. FINE/NEAR FINE. B&W and Color Photographs. Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. 239 pp

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42.
Metal Building Dealers Association & Metal Building Manufacturers Association  
Metal Building Systems

Publisher: Dayton, OH: Metal Building Dealers Association, 1980..
23½ X 16 cm. Near Fine/VG+. Black boards, white titles on front board & spine, viii, 214 pp, 2 ff color photo plates. One corner lightly bumped. DJ has 2 small (1 cm) closed tears and a bit of rubbing to corners; in Brodart archival cover. MBDA membership recruitment flyer & survey card laid in. Contents: origin & growth of metal building systems; the metal building systems industry; nomenclature; metal building systems; general design principles; energy considerations; life cycle costing; foundation design; codes & design specifications; legal & contractual considerations; specifying metal building systems; construction considerations; insurance. Shipping weight 2 lbs. (International 1 lb., 12 oz.)

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43.
Nelson, John E. (Ed.)  
Building Code Regulating the Construction, Alteration, Repair, Addition to, Remodeling, Moving, Use, Maintenance, or Occupancy of Buildings or Structures Together with Three Special Ordinances of the City of Minneapolis

Publisher: Minneapolis: City of Minneapolis, 1948..
Ex-Library. Wraps. 20½ X 13½ cm. Fair/No dj. Original green wraps, with library covering of brown flexible boards and black cloth spine lettered in white, sewn binding, 317 pp. Three leaves are torn out, but present; otherwise, very good with usual library markings. In addition to general specifications for various types of buildings, the code gives detailed specifications for various building operations. For example, the required mixture for scratch coat, brown coat, and finish coat of plaster, as well as instructions for application. The three ordinances prohibit emission of dense smoke, permit permanent awnings in the warehouse district, and require doors of theatres and other public buildings to swing outward.

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44.
Newman, Morton  
Standard Structural Details for Building Construction
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Publisher: NY, McGraw-Hill [1968].
xiv, 361 p., illus.; 28 cm. "This generous collection of nearly every type of structural detail used in the design and construction of residential as well as small and medium-sized commercial buildings, provides a sure means of graphic communication between architect, engineer, and contractor." Stock#L-060. Vg, owner name on front cover / dj repaired.

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45.
O'Brien, James J.  
CONSTRUCTION INSPECTION HANDBOOK

Publisher: Van Nostrand Reinhold New York, NY, U.S.A. 1974.
Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket Hardcover 0442262582 Age-yellowed and edgeworn DJ. ; 8vo - 8" to 9" tall - 8" to 9" tall; 494+18 pages; 18993TK

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46.
Oppenheimer, Samuel P.  
Erecting Structural Steel.

Publisher: McGraw Hill Book Company New York.
Dust jacket and book very good condition. Title date 1960, CR 1960, 264 pages with index. Black and white sketches of plans, tables, diagrams, etc. All phases of structural steel construction are covered, fabricating, and erecting steel. Contractors and organizations can add to their knowledge base. Methods, specifications, material, and equipment are all constantly changing and it is necessary for every individual to be alert to modifications or innovations. First Edition Hard Cover

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47.
Owen, David (Ill. Polly Roberts Swain)  
The Walls Around Us: The Thinking Person's Guide to How a House Works

Publisher: New York: Villard Books, 1991..
First Edition. 24½ X 16½ cm. Fine/Fine. Quarter blue cloth, blue paper-covered boards, foil titles on spine, [ix], 308, [1] pp, line drawings, notes, index. DJ in Brodart archival cover. Owen uses his own house as an example while systematically explaining all the parts of a wood-framed house in a very readable manner. If you've just bought your first house, this is an excellent primer on how it's put together. While Owen's house is very old, he gives the history of things like sheathing, siding, paint, utilities, etc., from colonial times to the present. Shipping weight 2 lbs.

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48.
Panek, Julian R.; Cook, John Philip  
Construction Sealants and Adhesives (Practical Construction Guides)
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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc 1984-04-18.
Condition: Very Good. Jacket condition: /Very Good. Hardcover. ISBN: 0471093602. 2nd. VG/VG. White and silver jacket, dust jacket in archival plastic protector. Approx. 6.5'' x 9.5'', light rub wear to jacket, light shelf wear.

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49.
Penn, Herman J.  
Encyclopedic Guide to Planning & Establishing an Auditorium, Arena, Coliseum, or Multi Purpose Building

Publisher: Penn Fleming Greenville SC 1963.
fine condition, illustrated end papers. plans & photo's

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50.
Pittsburgh Corning Corporation  
Glass Blocks

Publisher: Pittsburgh Corning Corporation, 1946.
28 p. incl. color pictorial paper covers, photos, diagrams, tables, 28 cm. Glass blocks provided strong difused light with insulation. Stock# 40,212. Vg/ paper. Architecture; construction; advertising.

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51.
Plummer, Harry C.  
Brick and Tile Engineering. Handbook of Design.

Publisher: Structural clay Products Institute. Washington, D. C..
CR 1950, this in Nov. 1958. The purpose of this book is to include in one volume, the best available engineering data on brick and tile construction which relates to the engineering aspects of design rather than the architectural. 392 pages with index - black and white sketches of designs, floor plans, tables, graphs, etc. Red covers, flexible covers with gilt design on front cover. All good+ condition. Fourth Printing Hard Cover

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52.
Pulver, H. E.  
CONSTRUCTION ESTIMATES AND COSTS

Publisher: Mcgraw Hill NY 1969.
Very Good in Good dust jacket Hardcover Written primarily for practical men who must know the best methods of estimating construction costs, this handy manual has proved its worth time and again. Now in its thoroughly revised fourth edition, it covers every detail of the estimator's job--describes step by step how you can compute material, labor, plant, and overhead costs, and insure a healthy profit for yourself. DJ edgeworn with chips and tears; Small 4to - 9" to 11" tall; 644 pages; 21091tk

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53.
Radford, William A. (Ed.)  
Radford's Estimating and Contracting

Publisher: Chicago: The Radford Architectural Company, 1919..
2nd ed. 18 X 13½ cm. Fair/No dj. Black flexible cloth, gilt titles on front board & spine, 887, [8] pp, many tables & figures, index. Rubbed, titles dull, joints starting. How to estimate construction in wood, concrete, masonry and steel, roofing, plumbing, gasfitting, electric wiring plastering, painting & decorating, glazing, builder's hardware, sidewalks, curbs, gutters, roads & pavements, bridges & culverts, sewers & conduits. Shipping weight 3 lbs. International 2 lbs., 12 oz.)

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54.
Rijsdijk, Jan F. & Peter B. Laming.  
Physical and Related Properties of 145 Timbers. Information for Practice.

Publisher: Dordrecht, Netherlands, Kluwer, 1994.
viii, 380 p.; 25 cm. TNO Building and Construction Research Centre For Timber Research. Includes bibliographical references and index. The results of extensive laboratory testing of timbers, how they respond to moisure, the drying characteristics best for making lumber, shrinkage and expansion factors. Extensive, detailed, fact filled. Stock# 33,793. Vg, with Brown University Library markings and release, else as new/ no dj.

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55.
Safford, Edward L.  
ELECTRICAL WIRING & LIGHTING FOR HOME & OFFICE, #671

Publisher: Tab Books, 1973.
Near Fine with no dust jacket 1st Edition; 2nd Printing Hardcover 0830636714 8vo - 8" to 9" tall - 8" to 9" tall; 204 pages; 15657TK

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56.
Sherman, Sol  
A GUIDE TO THE INSPECTION OF A SINGLE FAMILY DWELLING

Publisher: The American Association of Certified Appraisers, Inc. 1981.
Very Good+ Softcover Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall

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57.
Stanforth, Deirdre, & Martha Stamm  
BUYING AND RENOVATING A HOUSE IN THE CITY

Publisher: Knopf 1972.
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 2nd Printing Hardcover 0394474244 Small 4to - 9" to 11" tall; 400[xiv] pages; 14798.

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58.
Stephen, George  
REMODELING OLD HOUSES

Publisher: Knopf 1972.
Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 3rd Printing Hardcover 0394475372 Edgeworn DJ; Small 4to - 9" to 11" tall; 232[iii] pages; 14799HG.

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59.
Stephens, John H. (Hall), 1925-  
Towers, Bridges, and Other Structures / John H. Stephens

Publisher: New York, Sterling Pub. Co., 1976.
288 p., illus. (some col.), index, 25 cm. "One of the Guinness family of books." A compilation of international engineering achievements for hydraulic projects and above and below ground structures. Stock# 36,659. Good+, ex-lib.

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60.
Timber Engineering Company, Washington, D.C.  
Typical Designs of Timber Structures. A Reference for Use of Architects and Engineers

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Timber Engineering Company, 1949.
Oblong folio, 114 p., illus., tables; 22 x 34.5 cm. Good+, spiral bound in pictorial paper covers. stock#Flat007.

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61.
US Dept of Commerce  
Construction Statistics 1915-1964
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Construction Statistics 1915-1964 by US Dept of Commerce, paperback, 90 pages of statistics on expenditures, housing starts, building permits, contract awards, costs and wages, employment

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62.
Walker, Frank R.  
The Vest Pocket Estimator

Publisher: Chicago: Frank R. Walker Company, 1947..
10th Ed. 13 X 7½ cm. G+/No dj. Black pebble-grained cloth over flexible boards, foil titles on front board, black endpapers, all edges dyed blue, [iv], 220 pp, index. A few leaves have small tears (a few millimeters) to edges, else very good. This book contains an incredible amount of information given the size of the package. For all types of building construction, it gives formulas and rules of thumb for figuring quantities and prices of materials and labor. (Prices are those prevailing in 1947, but a note cautions users that prices are rising rapidly and will probably need to be adjusted.) Shipping weight 1 lb. (International 8 oz.)

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63.
Whitman, Roger B.  
FIRST AID FOR THE AILING HOUSE

Publisher: Whittlesey House NY 1934.
Very Good with no dust jacket 1st Edition; 2nd Printing Hardcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 320 pages; 20788HG

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