Building Construction And Drawing.
B. T. Batsford Ltd. 15 North Audley Street, W.1 and Malvern Wells, Worcestershire.
a textbook on the methods and details of modern construction for the use of students and practical men. by george a. mitchell, late head of the department of architecture, the polytechnic, regent street, london and a. m. mitchell. based on the work originally compiled by the late charles f. mitchell. part 1 - elementary course. designed to meet the requirements of students entering for the examinations of the royal institute of british architects, the chartered surveyor' institution, the institute of builders, the auctioneers' institute, the city and guilds of london technical institute, the civil service and other technical examining bodies, including the national certificate for builders. seventeenth, revised and enlarged. with over 1,200 illustrations.
8vo. 5.25 x 7.5 inches. viii, including 1 pp. publisher's advertisements + 528 pp. +  blank pages for notes. Bound in original red cloth with black titles, in pictorial dust wrapper. A little spotting of flyleaves, preliminaries, edges and some margins, but otherwise a very good copy. Illustrated throughout by 1214 figures, including 6 photographic figures in folding plate, 8 plates of double page figures, 19 numbered figures in Examination Questions section at end, and by 32 tables in text. Copiously illustrated standard textbook on all aspects of building construction as practised in the 1940s, orientated towards the needs of students. This title, by George Arthur Mitchell (b.1868) and Alexander Millar Mitchell was based on the work of the same title, first published by Charles Frederick Mitchell in 1888. Later editions appeared until 1959.
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