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Good. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. (CAD) Fourth Edition 9 1/2 x 12 1/2", tan card cover with B&W illus of log house, black plastic comb binding, [i-iii], 1-76pp. B&W drawing, photos. This is an early edition of still one of the best books on building log houses available. Besides, construction details, there is advice on finacing, how to fall a tree, how to store logs, fireplaces, roofing, foundations, This copy has a hole punched through it at the upper left corner, owner's inscription and store stamp to title page, small skinned sport to cover, edges rubbed, about Good. (1.6 JM FO 50/0.
Good. 76 page oblong format book a little warped due to moisture contact, cover with a few water stains as well as title page. No mildew, does not smell funny. Text/interior clean and unmarked in any way, solid, straight binding. Many b&w photos, architectural plans, mechanical drawings, lots of detailed illustrations. Selling books for 20 years, we pack books with care in appropriate packaging to arrive undamaged.
Very Good- Some creasing and bumping of extremities, light soil of covers & pages; A tight solid book.; 61 pages; A traditional log structure was held together by gravity. Logs were carefully cut to length, and notched at the joining points to ensure a very tight fit, great stability, and weather-tightness. The notches were also beautiful and functional as the dovetails of a master cabinet-maker. Here, Allan Mackie shows a complete selection of notches for corner joinery, roof beams and trusses and lateral grooves (for seating a stacked log firmly along the length of another wall log; and timber framing techniques). Clear instructions and profuse illustrations and drawings make this a completely detailed manual for the log builder.
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