A Treatise on Masonry Construction by professor of Civil Engineering, University of Illinois, Ira O. Baker. Scarce Ninth Edition published by John Wiley & Sons, New York, in 1903.
Digitalized on University databases however, it is scarce to find an early printing, such as this copy. There are no seam splits and pages are clean, secure to hinge without any tears or markings.
Containing Materials and Methods of Testing Strength, etc.; Combinations of Materials-Composition, etc.; Foundations-Testing the Bearing Power of Soils, etc.; Masonry Structure-Stability Against Sliding, Overturning, Crushing, etc., etc., etc., Ninth Edition, Extensively Revised. 8vo, about 600 pages, all secure to the hinge, 160 figures and 6 folding plates.
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