Moscow: Vsesoiuznaia akademiia arhitektury, 1938. Item #281
68 pp.: ill. 22,5 x 15 cm. In original publisher’s wrappers. Small tears and some losses of the spine, crease of the front cover and the title page, owner’s pencil underlinings.
The first edition.
This is a unique edition containing the plaster materials classification (cement, lime, stone dust), the tables of stone plaster ingredients and recipes of stone plasters, the cost of the plasters. The book includes instructions for making plasters and ways to apply it (decorative plastering provides final decor of the buildings). With 27 illustrations (photographs, drawings and schemes) including existing examples of exterior decor of the building. It was published by Laboratory of Finishing Works at the All-Union Academy of Architecture.
Mikhail Krestov was Soviet engineer and architect who wrote a row of works on internal and external building decoration. His book is based on the experience of Soviet construction of the 1934–1937.
No copies in USA according to Worldcat.