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This new Facsimile Edition of Ramsey and Sleeper's Architectural Graphic Stnadards is an authoritative and exact reproduction of the original 1932 classic. Faithfully restored, it is true to the original in every detail and made to exacting specifications for photoreproduction, paper, printing, and binding. It provides you with access to the remarkable drawings of the original edition in vivid detail. You'll find every topic in this reproduction that appeared in the original, from brickwork, cut stone and stonework, architectural terra cotta, masonry and tile, and slate, copper, zinc, and clay tile roofing to balloon, braced, and Western framing, steel casements, double-hung and dormer windows, metal lath and plaster, and hundreds of other architectural details. Also available in a limited, numbered, slipcased edition or a Deluxe Edition.
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The reissue of a design classic—the book that revolutionized the practice of architecture.
When it was published in 1932, this cornerstone edition of Ramsey and Sleeper's Architectural Graphic Standards was the very first book to present the accepted architectural practices of the time in a clear and accessible graphic form.
Now finally available in paperback, this landmark reference still has much to offer us today, with beautifully illustrated practical information on traditional architectural standards, methods, and materials that cannot be found elsewhere.
Covering all facets of building construction from foundations to interior finishes, it will be valued by a new generation of architects, design professionals, and others involved in the restoration and renovation of historic buildings as well as anyone with an interest in architectural history.
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Book Description Wiley-Interscience, 1990. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110471519405