Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

A Manual of Face Brick Construction

Chicago: American Face Brick Association, ND (ca 1920). First edition. Softcover. Large quarto. 115, [1]pp. Original decorative stiff wrappers. Frontispiece. This book is meant not only to show how perfectly brick, as a building material, meets the structural requirements of strength, permanence, durability, attractiveness, charm, and beauty, but to serve as a Manual for the master carpenter builder in offering various designs and plans of face brick houses, and in pointing out the practical methods of constructing either the solid brick, hollow tile, or veneered hall. This book is splendidly illustrated throughout with b/w photographic reproductions of homes and buildings, 31 color plates by American painter Alfred Juergens (1866-1934), 31 floor plans, and 59 in-text figs. The architects mentioned are the following: James Buehl; L. J. Batchelder; Robert E. Seyfarth; Geo. M. Lindsey Co.,; J. R. Stone; Graham & Hill; W. M. C. Weston; Holmes & Flynn; Preston J. Bradshaw; Thomas A. Fischer; and Leila Ross Wilburn. g to vg. Item #39617

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