Burnt Clay Products in Fire and Earthquake: "The Truth Hurts No Sound, Reliable Material"

Los Angeles: Brick Construction Association, [1907].

Price: $500.00

Softcover. First edition. Cover by "Grant." Oblong octavo. [100]pp. String-bound with illustrated wrappers and yapped edges. Good with a few scattered splash marks and moderate wear to the yapped edges with bumps, creases, and tears, includes a few affecting the first and last few pages in addition to the wraps. A promotional brochure by the Brick Construction Association refuting claims that brick is an inferior construction material to concrete and steel. In evidence are several government reports and more than 70 pictures from the San Francisco Fire as well as a half dozen from the Hotel Bixby disaster in Long Beach on November 9, 1906. *OCLC* locates nine copies total and only three of this first edition.

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