Fireplaces. Ken Kern, Steve Magers.

Fireplaces. Owner Builders Guide

Oakhurst, CA: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1978. 1st Edition. Quarto, publisher's pictorially-illustrated stiff paper wraps.

Collection of black-and-white photos and drawings detailing principles and designs for heating with wood. "Unfortunately, the image of the fireplace as a viable means of efficient heat production suffers from the stigma of wastefulness...The fireplace is most often presented as a decorative adjunct to home ornamentation" (from the introduction). Includes related readings and an extensive list of contributors. Toning to spine and some creasing to wraps. Very good. Item #1174


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