Building to the Skies: the romance of the skyscraper
152pp illus with fine b/w plates. Small 4to. Good copy with worn and chipped dust wrapper. Old sellotape marks on the end papers. Stunning photo images of early skyscrapers including drawings by Hugh Ferris. Written by an advocate of skyscraper architecture by this key architect involved in their construction in New York and elsewhere. Specific chapters on construction technology and case studies of the Empire State Building and Woolworth Building among others. Hard to find in this condition. From the library of Miles Glendinning with his ownership stamp.