The title continues: "For Students, Craftsmen and Amateurs". Author: Sir Banister Fletcher
This is the 1928 8th edition (revised and enlarged) with gilt pictorial boards on blue cloth. There are 3500 wonderful illustrations.
Book Description: Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1928. Hardcover. Poor condition. Blue boards stamped with decorative gilt lettering and illustration along front and spine. No dust jacket. Clean pages. Spine pulled away from text. Text block firm. Tear at the top of spine and back of spine (see photo). Wonderful line illustrations of architectural details and styles, and some photos. 929 pp. includes glossary and detailed index. This book weighs about 5 pounds.
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