Plywood: What It Is--What It Does Hardcover in Dust Jacket 1947 Louis H. Meyer - Construction Products - Building Materials


Title: Plywood: What It Is--What It Does

Author: Louis H. Meyer

Description: First edition, second impression. Gold-colored cloth with black lettering. Light wear to boards. Some pages show a thin tidemark along edges; very slight wave to bottom corner of pages. Dust jacket has extensive edge chipping; not price clipped. DJ in clear archival sleeve. Illustrations. Glossary, bibliography, index. 250 pp. 9.25 x 6.25 inches.

An authoritative manual intended for industrial designers, engineers, architects, builders, and woodworkers. It covers the composition, structure, and mechanical characteristics of plywood and provides a concise picture of why, when, where and how to use plywood to best advantage. The various types of plywood are discussed and illustrated, with emphasis placed on their applicability, superiority, limitations and manufacturing processes. The author, Louis Meyer, was the Field Research Director for the United States Plywood Corporation (New York) during the 1940's.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good-
Jacket Condition: Fair

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Book Company
Place: New York and London
Year: 1947

Language: English

ISBN: n/a

Keywords: wood products, building materials, construction materials, construction, wood veneer, engineered wood, 1940's, forties, manufacturing,

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