Build Your House of Earth
A Manual of Pise and Adobe Construction
by G. F. Middleton
Compendium, 1975, black and white photographic plates, illustrations, instructional line drawings, paperback
Good Condition, some edge and shelf wear, some rubbing, bumping, chips and small tears to edges, tears to spine with small part missing at top, some soiling to covers, previous owners inscription on half title page, black ink stain at bottom fore-edge which continues to bottom edge of last third of book (see photographs)
"A clearly written, comprehensive manual on pise (rammed earth) and adobe (mud brick) construction, this book serves to acquaint both amateur and professional builders with the many advantages possessed by earth wall houses, and with the methods employed in their construction."