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Monographs or surveys on architectural movements and architects from the post WW I era (1918) to the present.

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Stowell, Kenneth K. (prepared by), Home Owners' Catalogs, Chicago, F. W. Dodge Corporation, 1945, first edition, 4to (11" x 8.5"), HB, green cloth boards w/ orange embossed decorative titles, VG+ / none. Shelfworn, extremities bumped, boards mildly rubbed.

Unpaginated. Profuse illustration in b/w and color. Contents include a guide to home planning by the editors of Architectural Record, followed by a compilation of over 25 individual companies' catalogs bound together; products include air conditioners, boilers, kitchen cabinetry and appliances, carpets, flooring, doors, fireplaces, roofing, glass, heating systems, insulation, as well as many others, and many checklists for planning. Some of the firms whose catalogs are included are: Youngstown Kitchens; Libbey Owens Ford Glass Co.(marvelous modern interiors and glass furniture here); Barcol Garage Door Opener; Bryant Gas Heating; Mosaic Tile Co., Carlyle Tile Co.; Gar Wood Heating; Heatilator Fireplace; Pella Windows, Rolscreens, Venetian Blinds; Tile Tex Floors; Monel Sinks & Cabinets; Curtis Woodwork; and more. All the elements for planning and building a home in postwar America. Preface entitled, "Building a Home Is a Romantic Experience." Several response cards tipped in or laid in. Great color and elaborate vintage advertising.

Please see our listings for Home Owners' Catalogs from other years.    [Book ID # 1087]

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