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William Thomas & Company, Ltd., patent steam-power brick, tile, pottery and terra cotta works, Wellington, Somersetshire : also, Lowes Bridge brick and tile works, Torquay.

Author/Creator:
William Thomas & Co., Ltd.
Other Title:
William Thomas & Co. Ltd. manufacturers & merchants patent steam brick tile, terra cotta, & pottery works
Edition:
[New ed.]
Publication:
[England? : s.n., 1891]
Format/Description:
Book
9 p., 72 leaves of plates (some col.) : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm.
Subjects:
Bricks -- Catalogs.
Tiles -- Catalogs.
Brickworks -- England -- 19th century.
Place of Publication:
England.
Notes:
Title from caption on p. [1].
"In submitting this new edition of designs we are afforded the pleasing opportunity of ... expressing the hope that the many and varied designs of plain and ornamental brickwork, &c., which will be found herein, may lead to a greater and an increasing volume of business ... Such goods as roofing and ridge tiles, flooring tiles, finials, stringcourses, mural tiles, enrichments, ventilators and chimney tops are made upon an entirely new system ..."--P. [1]-[2].
Preface dated at end: Wellington, Somersetshire, July, 1891.
Includes index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Perkins Architectural Rare Book Fund.
Penn Libraries copy imperfect: plate 23 wanting.
Penn Libraries copy has stamp ("1923") on inside left board.
Penn Libraries copy bound in illustrated paper boards.
Penn Libraries copy: tail outer corner of left board torn off; left board detached from spine; spine damaged;
Penn Chronology:
1891
Contributor:
Perkins Architectural Rare Book Fund.
OCLC:
879944032
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