New York: D. Van Nostrand Company, 1911. Hardcover. 116, 38, [ii]p., first edition, illus., minor edge wear, edges and endsheets foxed, gilt titling on cover slightly dulled but still visible. Undated publisher's ads at rear.
Frank Gilbreth, an early leader in the scientific management movement, started out as a brick layer - this work focuses on brick laying and how to do it efficiently . The ideas are mostly his, but the writing is done entirely by his wife Lillian M. Gilberth, best known for the book about her family that two of her children wrote "Cheaper by the dozen"