Book of Prices, of the Philadelphia Master Plasterers’ Company, and Their Rules for Measuring and valuing Plastered and Stucco Work. Philadelphia: John Bioren, 1812.

An early 19th-century price book. Valuable sources of information on the trades in early America, these price books are rare survivals due to their hard use on the job.

Octavo (196 x 112mm). Title + 28pp., text interleaved with blank sheets upon which a former owner has made manuscript notes. Marbled paper wrappers reusing a printed legal text (worn with a few holes). Custom chemise and wrapper. Provenance: signature of Edward Evans on front wrapper.
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