Published by the national Association for Ornamental Metal Manufacturers in 1947, this 9" x 11-1/2" hard cover book has 319 pages of anything and everything you cared to know about ornamental and architectural metal. Originally produced for architects and designers, the information, graphs and charts shown is phenomenal with drawings in scale of railings, steps, facades, lawn and garden furniture, fences and gates, utilitarian wirework, paints and finishes and the attributes of the different metals that even the layman finds fascinating. Earl P. Baker and Harold S. Langland were the authors of this First Edition tome that was printed by the Lakeside Press, R.R. Donnelley and Sons Company. Inside of book is clean, tight and in very good condition. Outside has scuffs on the edges and top and bottom of spine. Perfect for a budding architect, building designer, the book is a reference for dating many of the buildings and architectural pieces found today. Thank you for looking.