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Washington: The President's Conference on Home Building and Home Ownership, 1932. Hardcover. xvii, 325p., front., illus., very good condition. Volume V of the eleven-part set; the committee was "Called by President Hoover." Robert Pl Lamont, secretary of commerce, Ray Lyman Wilbur, secretary of the interior, joint chairmen.
New York: Harrington Park Press, 2001. Paperback. 199p, first edition trade paperback in pictorial wraps; a bit edgeworn, with a small stain to the first several leaves and a couple dog ears. The southern gay writer sets his first novel among North Carolina's rednecks, surfers, and construction workers.
New York: Trustees Gas Educational Fund, 1909. Hardcover. xxi, 683p., illustrated primarily with line-drawn diagrams (some rubricated for emphasis, see pp.458-462) and a few fuzzy photos, first edition brownish maroon cloth boards. Bevelled edges with decorative ruling in blind, spine panel gilt-lettered and -ruled. Slightly edgeworn with a little color-loss.....
Tucson AZ: Self-published by the author, 1998. Pamphlet. 24p., illustrated with numerous period photos, floorplans and elevations, b&w with two color pix on the covers; softbound stapled pamphlet, professionally and nicely produced, and inscribed and signed by the author opposite the title page to acknowledge assistance. Cover is a little.....
New York: the commission, 1887. Hardcover. Pagination to p.63, following which profuse half- and full-page photographs reproduced in steely-blue gravure; numerous folded stats; profuse folded maps (many with multiple spot-color guidelines); many many diagrams (showing details such as "the Timbering of Shaft 13," and "Blow-Off and Waste Weir at South.....
Rockville MD: U.S. Department of Commerce, Environmental Science Services Administration, 1970. Paperback. iv, 99p., printed on coated paperstock throughout, illustrated with many b&w photos of damage, seismograph figures, geological maps and diagrams, numerous plat maps of urban areas (several folded, these in fine condition), and tables. Paperbound in 10x7 map-decorated.....
London: Pentagram Design, Undated, circa 2000. Pamphlet. Unpaginated, about 24p., a short text and many color photos softbound in 8x6 inch title-less black wraps, staplebound with a stiff informative dust jacket; presswork is on alkaline matte paperstock; less than finest quality for ordinary snapshots but still a pretty nice Pentagram.....
Berkeley: The Bancroft Library / Heyday Books, 2006. Paperback. xvii, 331p., nice alkaline paperstock throughout with clear period photography, many such photos supplied with sepia overlay diagrams to point up what happened to these structures, a fine, sound exemplar in 10x8 inch glossy wraps. An as-new copy.
Salem OR: Oregon State Printing Department, 1930. 619p., illustrated with a folded map in colors and one in b&w, many vignette site photos, tables; sewn softbound in 9x6 inch grey printed wraps. An ex library copy with minimal accession marks (deaccessioned with mere strokes of black crayon) and removal of.....