Boston: James R. Osgood & Co. 1881. First edition. Hardcover. xii, 202 pp., frontispiece and 35 engraved plates, 233 engraved illustrations in the text; small 8vo, original dark brown cloth with cover title and ornaments stamped in black, pictorial paper inset on front cover. Paper cover illustration chipped, else fine. Very good. Item #20237
A comprehensive history of the fireplace, from its most primitive to its most elaborate forms.