Joy of Building: restoring the connection between architect and builder by Forrest Wilson, Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, 1979, hard cover, dust jacket, 160 pages, thoroughly documented with photographs, diagrams, and quotations, the book also features dozens of satirical and whimsical drawings in author's own style.
Near Fine in Fine jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Black textured paper covered boards, lettered in silver foil, oblong format. Very slightly rubbed spine extremities, essentially as issued. Book plate mounted inside front cover, ink slightly offsetting onto front flyleaf. Foxing to top text block edge only. Illus. dust jacket as issued. 160 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs, drawings.
Very Good+/Very Good+ 0442295219 Oversized 160pp including bibliography and index Photos and illustrations Previous owner's name on front facing page, otherwise book is AS NEW Dust jacket has small tear on bottom edge of rear cover of jacket.
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