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Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$20.00

Reprint - The American Home
Log Cabins - Several Articles
Garden City, NY: Country Life - American Home Corp., 1933

Folio 12.25" x 9.5". [16] pp; full of b/w photos and floor plans. Stapled sheets. Very Good+, former owner name on first page, else unmarked; center horizontal fold with slight splitting at fold on some pp. Features five articles from issues of The American Home dating 1930, 1931, 1932, 1933.
Inventory number #014455



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$150.00

Lambell, Ronald
French Period Houses and Their Details
Oxford: Butterworth-Heinemann, 1992

Quarto. vii, 116 pp; b/w illustrations. Paperback. Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy. The book features 43 photographs and corresponding measured drawings of architectural detailing in Parisian 17th & 18th century hotel particuliers -- Hotel Sale, Hotel de Sully, Hotel Carnavalet, Hotel Ferraris, Hotel Soubise, Hotel Beauharnais, and others.
Inventory number #014451



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$50.00


Progressive Atlanta : its hotels, golf courses & Enivrons
Atlanta: Southern Railway System, 1925

Quarto. [28] pp; full of b/w photographs. Illustrated stapled wrappers. VG, no marks or writing, lightly soiled, rusty staples. Progressive Atlanta: Buildings High and Handsome, Atlanta, Ga
Inventory number #014447



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Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: New
Jacket: New


Price:
$20.00

King, Robert Arthur
Faces in Stone: Architectural Sculpture in New York City
NY: W.W. Norton, 2008

First edition. Oblong octavo. 144 pp; 250 b/w photographs. Cloth with dustjacket. Fine/Fine, a new, unused copy. A delightful collection of quirky faces and figures that appear on New York City buildings, most built during the years between the Civil War and World War I. Designed for entrances, around doorways, on cornices, and in lobbies, they include beautiful women's faces, frightening grotesques, and natural elements such as acanthus leaves, vines, and flowers.
Inventory number #014428



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket: Very Good


Price:
$20.00

Yang, John
Over the Door: The Ornamental Stonework of New York
NY: Princeton Architectural Press, 1995

First edition. Small octavo. 171 pp; profuse b/w photographs. Black cloth with embossed lettering on cover & spine in dustjacket. Near Fine/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; jacket shows minor scuffing.
Inventory number #014427



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket: Very Good


Price:
$75.00

Alpern, Andrew
Apartments for the Affluent: A Historical Survey of Buildings in New York
NY: McGraw-Hill, 1975

First edition. Quarto. 159 pp; more than 100 b/w photographs & floor plans; indices of addresses and names. Cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/VG, a clean, unmarked copy, unclipped jacket shows light edgewear. The author portrays more than seventy of Manhattan's most famous apartment houses, incl. the Dakota, the Dorilton, the Ansonia, Alwyn Court, London Terrace, and River House. All are illustrated with interior and exterior photos & detailed floor plans.
Inventory number #014426



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket: Very Good


Price:
$50.00

Chamberlain, Samuel & Narcissa Chamberlain
Southern Interiors of Charleston, South Carolina
NY: Hastings House, 1956

First edition. Large quarto. 172 pp; color frontispiece & hundreds of b/w photographs; list of houses illustrated. Dark blue cloth with gilt lettering in dustjacket. Near Fine/VG, a crisp, unmarked copy; unclipped jacket with light edgewear. Still one of the best photographic books of the interiors of Charleston's historic homes. Photographs by the noted photographer Samuel Chamberlain, and text by Narcissa Chamberlain, his wife.
Inventory number #014419



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: New
Jacket: New


Price:
$95.00

Salny, Stephen M.
The Country Houses of David Adler
NY: W. W. Norton, 2001

First printing. Quarto. 208 pp; fully illustrated in b/w; floor plans; catalogue raisonne; index. Cloth with dustjacket. Fine/Fine, an unused new copy; unclipped jacket with no wear. Considered one of America's premier "great house" architects, David Adler (1882-1949) left behind a legacy of grandeur and elegance. He designed over 200 buildings in his career, largely in the Chicago area, and worked with his sister, interior designer Frances Elkins, on many projects. Adler's complete work is fully documented in the catalogue raisonne.
Inventory number #014409



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket: Very Good


Price:
$95.00

Harris, Eileen
The Genius of Robert Adam: His Interiors
New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2001

Quarto. 378 pp; profusely illustrated in color and b/w; floor plans; bibliography; index. Cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; jacket has light edgewear, tiny tear at top of spine. This book is the synthesis of architecture, planning and decoration that stands at the heart of Adam's achievement, as Harris shows in this elegantly illustrated book.
Inventory number #014408



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$600.00

McGoodwin, Robert R.
A Monograph of the Work of Robert R. McGoodwin
Philadelphia: Wm F. Fell Co., 1942

Quarto. Unpaginated introductory text; 148 b/w plates of photographs, plans, elevations and measured drawings covering projects from 1910 to 1940. Original publisher brown cloth with gilt titles on cover and spine. VG, a tight, solid copy, interior clean & unmarked, some light wear to binding extremities. A handsome, clean copy of the scarce monograph on one of Philadelphia's great early 20th century architects. Robert Rodes McGoodwin (1886-1967) was best known for his suburban houses in the Chestnut Hill and Mount Airy sections of Philadelphia.
Inventory number #014379



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$65.00

[John Russsell Pope] Herbert Croly
The Architectural Record June 1911
NY: The Architectural Record Co., 1911

Volume 29, Number 6. Octavo. 442-514 pp, 130 pp advert; one color plate & numerous full-page b/w plates. Original pictorial wrappers. VG, an unmarked copy, spine chipped and torn, with 1.5" loss at base, minor wear to covers. This issue has a 74 pp article by Herbert Croly, "Recent Works of John Russell Pope," heavily illustrated with b/w photos.
Inventory number #014378



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$20.00

Crook, J. Mordaunt
The Greek Revival: Neo-Classical Attitudes in British Architecture 1760-1870
London: John Murray, 1972

Octavo. xi, 204 pp; 250 b/w illustrations; extensive bibliography; index. Paperback. A fine copy????. This is the standard study of the Greek Revival. As a style it was of enormous importance, and its influence can be seen throughout Britain and beyond.
Inventory number #014352



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$20.00

Hamlin, Talbot
Greek Revival Architecture in America: Being an Account of Important Trends in American Architecture and American Life Prior to the War between the States
London/NY/Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1944

First edition. Octavo. xl, 439 pp; 94 b/w photographs with multiple images; 39 drawiings & plans; appendices; extensive bibliography; index. Cream cloth lettered spine with burgundy patterned paper boards, lacking jacket. VG, a number of dog-eared pp, including pp with photos.
Inventory number #014351



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: Very Good


Price:
$15.00

Innes-Smtih, Robert
Notable Derbyshire Houses
Derby: Derbyshire Countryside Limited, 1972

Quarto. 135 pp; profuse b/w photographs with some in color. Red textured cloth with dustjacket; illustrated endpapers. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; price-clipped jacket, spine toned and ends lightly chipped.
Inventory number #014345



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$20.00

Drexler, Arthur
Transformations in Modern Architecture
NY: Distributed by New York Graphic Society, 1979

Quarto. 168 pp; 352 b/w photographs; list of architects. Paperback with deep gate fold illustrated covers. VG, a clean, unmarked copy. The exhibition on which this book is based took place at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, from February 23 - April 24, 1979.
Inventory number #014340



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$300.00

Bosc, Ernest
Dictionnaire Raisonne d'Architecture et des sciences et arts qui s'y rattachent. 2nd Edition
Paris: Firmin-Didot, 1883

1883-1884. Second edition. Four volumes. Quarto. 551, 570, 575, 519 pp, a total of 40 chromolithographs throughout the four vols, profuse b/w illustrations in the text; bibliography. Text in French. Blue leather spine with blue pebble cloth boards, five raised bands with gilt rules, gilt spine lettering & gilt fleurons in three compartments, top edge marbled. A handsome set in VG condition - volumes are clean with no markings, bindings are tight, with light edgewear.
Inventory number #014305



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$45.00

American Face Brick Association
The Story of Brick: The Permanence, Beauty, and Economy of the Face Brick House
Chicago: American Face Brick Assoc, 1922

Third edition. Octavo. 55 pp; contains one color plate & numerous b/w photographs. Pictorial card covers. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; covers bright with minimal edgewear. A well illustrated pamphlet full of b/w photos of brick houses of the period, including the work of Grosvenor Atterbury, Carrere & Hastings, Myron Hunt, Janssen & Abbott, Wilson Eyre; Duhring, Okie & Ziegler, and many more.
Inventory number #014279



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$45.00

[Fireplaces]
The Home Fires: A Few Suggestions in Face Brick Fireplaces
Chicago: American Face Brick Association, 1925

First edition. Octavo. 47 pp; full of b/w drawings & photographs. Sewn binding perfect bound in brown illustrated wrappers. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; covers clean with minimal wear. This book features many examples of face-brick fireplaces, some with location and architect noted. The last page lists members of the American Face Brick Association.
Inventory number #014278



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$45.00

Goodhue, Ruth, managing editor
The Architectural Forum May 1942: War Housing
NY: Architectural Forum, 1942

Volume 76, Number 5. Quarto. text pp 261-348, 116 pp advertisements; profuse b/w illustrations - photographs, floor plans, and diagrams. Illustrated paperback. VG+ a clean, unmarked copy, light edgewear. The focus of this issue is war housing, "The defense housing shown in this issue is a cross section of the best produced in the past year. Articles include "Planning War Housing" by housing pioneers Hill-Hoover-Heckler-Kohankie, of Pittsburgh; "San Diego with more defense houses than any other U.S, city"; "War Housing Projects," a 60-pp illustrated survey of new projects with numerous examples of differing approaches to war housing. Also an article on remodeling old houses for war housing.
Inventory number #014276



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: Very Good


Price:
$25.00

Lessard, Suzannah
The Architect of Desire: Beauty and Danger in the Stanford White Family
NY: Dial Press, 1996

Second printing. Octavo. 334 pp; b/w illustrations; b/w photos. Cloth-backed boards with dustjacket. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; bottom front corner lightly bumped, unclipped jacket with no creases or tears. The author is the oldest of Stanford White's great-granddaughters.
Inventory number #014274