The American Builder magazine was designed to provide information to builders about technique, trends and other pertinent articles for the home builder. Nicely illustrated with elevation illustrations of various buildings and often, complete sets of plans for homes, decorations and so forth by various prominent or up-and-coming architects of the Chicago area. This particular bound volume contains the issues from July, 1871-June 1872, the fourth year of its publication.
Interesting article in response to the Great Chicago Fire. It has five large fold-out plans printed on pattern tissue, `and many illustrations of Churches and homes. Nicely re-bound by Daniel Kelm in dark brown cloth with leather spine label and new endpapers. Some chipping to the page edges, minor tearing near spine on some pages.Very Good Condition: 4to: modern re-binding in brown publishers cloth with black leather label on spine with date and title in gilt:Illustrations and plans including five fold outs by various architects of the Chicago area: some chipped edges and minor tears to the paper including near spine on fold outs: bookplate inside front with pencil marks across at top: occasional pencil mark on plans or within text: age appropriate paper discoloration: The American Builder Magazine: July, 1871-June 1872: Chicago: E J Lakey, ed. The item "1871-1872 American Builder Bound Magazine House Plans Fold Outs Chicago Fire" is in sale since Saturday, January 5, 2019. This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible".
The seller is "robinrarebooks" and is located in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. This item can be shipped worldwide.