Audels Masons & Builders Guide 4 Vol 1924 1st Ed.
This is a handsome 4 volume complete set of Audels Mason & Builders guide books, all are published by Theo. Audel & Co, New York, 1924. All are a first edition, first printing, all are dated 1924. This is a complete set of 4. Overall good++ condition, with the rare bright red color semi-hard boards, clean, some light darkening of the red color, some minor wear marks that appear as very light black smudges, and some light edge wear on the covers. The gold gilt lettering on spines is good++, no spine cracks, very minor edge fraying, no creases on the cover boards with the exception of Vol. 2 has a slight crease on the back cover and some minor staining on the page margins in that back of the book area as well, none of the text is has staining on it, and the rest of this volume and the others are quite clean. Pages have gold gilt on all three sides, very nice and shiny. Pages are clean, and binding tight, some minor staining on the inside cover and page mostly, no missing pages. An very nice set of books overall. This set is very complete from the 1920's, covering brick laying, foundations, plaster work, design, concrete, and more. A must have set for your "How to" library collection. <br> Each book is 5" x 6.75", and has over 250 pages in each volume.