New York: National Terra Cotta Society, . Hardcover. 4to. Black cloth spine with gilt lettering and brown paper over boards with tan lettering. viii, 200pp. Extensive full-page illustrations. Very good. Mild binding edgewear, else tight and internally fine. Item #47296
Tight and handsome first edition of this heavily-pictorial study of terra cotta architectural details. Front pastedown bears bold pencilled ownership signature of noted Iowa architect Walter E. Bort (1889-1954) and also of J. Eric Anderson (1922-2013), a noted Illinois architect who served as president of the Northern Illinois chapter of the American Institute of Architects. Sharp copy.