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Architectural Graphic Standards: Residential and Light Construction, James Ambrose, ed. (New York: John Wiley and Sons, 1991). Abridged from the Eighth Edition, 448 pages. Hardcover, 9x12. $85. Architectural Graphic Standards: Student Edition, Stephen Kliment, ed. (New York: John Wiley and Sons, 1989). Abridged from the Seventh Edition, 489 pages. Quality softcover, 9x12. $54.95. Building Construction Illustrated: Second Edition by Francis D. K. Ching, with Cassandra Adams (New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1991). 339 pages. Paperback, 81/2x11. $24.95. For almost 60 years, Architectural Graphic Standards has been the bible of design professionals. Pioneered in 1932 by George Ramsey and Harold Sleeper, it has since gone through seven revisions, culminating in the 854-page 8th edition (the original was a mere 233 pages). Each succeeding version