Item #014931 Architectural Terra Cotta Brochure Series Volume One: The School. Architectural Terra Cotta Society.

Architectural Terra Cotta Brochure Series Volume One: The School

New York: Architectural Terra Cotta Society, n.d. (c. 1920). Item #014931

Large brochure featuring recent work using terra cotta for decoration in American school buildings. Decoration was deemed important in school construction in the early 1900s, with classical motifs and details predominant. Though ideally made of stone these elements, when made of cheaper terra cotta, provided an economic advantage in the the costs of public buildings. Showing details, entrances, trim, wall decorations, etc. in photographs of high school and university buildings. Second edition. 35 cm; 35 pp.; illustr. from photographs and plans. Wrappers beginning to split at spine; else a very good copy in printed wrappers with color illustration affixed to front cover.

Price: $85.00