An inspiring compilation for historians and metalworkers, this volume features architectural details from a variety of sources and a broad range of styles. Selected from a rare French multivolume publication, it features the finest examples of classic European ironwork. Designs include ornamented grilles, railings, panels, gates, and balconies. There is an accompanying CD-ROM that offers 300-dpi, high-resolution JPEG files for each image from the book. It is reprint of "Materiaux et documents d'architecture, de sculpture, et des touts les arts industriels, c. 1915".