Flammarion-Pere Castor, 2006. 8.5 x 6 inches. 351 pages. Hardcover. "Offering a comprehensive guide to the design materials of yesterday, today and tomorrow, this book traces the history of design materials, from the origins of mass production in the Industrial Revolution, to contemporary uses of wood, metals and synthetics."
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New York: W. W. Norton, 1932. 4to. 240 pages. 82 full-page photographs of contemporary buildings, accompanied by plans. Cloth; dust jacket. Provenance: Samuel M. Nickerson (pencil inscription dated Sept. 11 1934 on front free endpaper), possibly a descendent of Samuel M. Nickerson (1830-1914) of Chicago, banker and owner of the.....