The Science of Building: An Elementary Treatise on the Principles of Construction, Especially Adapted to the Requirements of Architectural Students
Lockwood and Company, 1870 - 120 pages
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E. Wyndham Tarn
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Page 1 - Illustrated with 50 Double Plates, i Single Plate, Coloured Frontispiece, and upwards of 250 Woodcuts, and containing 400 pages of Text, elegantly and substantially half-bound in morocco.
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