|Walter E. Durbahn. Fundamentals of Carpentry. Volume II. Practical Construction. |
Chicago: American Technical Society, 1951.
In his absolutely fascinating book, At Home. A Short History of Private Life (Doubleday Canada, 2010), Bill Bryson has a whole chapter on stairs, their construction and the dangers inherent in poor stair design. Lots of folks have serious falls because of improper stair construction.