Presents an analysis of the characteristics of metals used on architectural features of buildings, a description of how these materials are worked and a historical background of metal from various countries. Covers bronze, brass, cast iron, copper, lead and tin, along with a section on lighting fixtures and one on architectural specifications. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. Pagination: vi + 202 pages, including index of illustrations.
Quarter-bound with red cloth binding and black lettering to spine and dark grey paper covering to boards; laminated orange dust-jacket with illustrations to front and rear.
Very good condition for a second-hand book: light edge-wear to dust-jacket, mainly to spine ends and flap folds with 0.9cm closed tear to front bottom edge, jacket spine sunned, light foxing to jacket reverse; very light bumping to hardcover corners, light slanting to spine; very light foxing to endpapers, private library bookplate to front pastedown endpaper, light soiling to top edge of pages and covers, otherwise internally fine given age of book.