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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



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$65.00

Pencil Points
Comparative Architectural Details: The Pencil Points Series, 1936
NY: Reinhold Publishing, 1937

Quarto. 92 pp; richly illustrated with measured drawings & b/w photographs on every page. Brown stiff card covers with three-brad binding. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; covers with minor edgewear, light soiling on front cover. A collection of details of domestic architecture, selected from the work of well-known architects, incl. Frank Forster, Dwight James Baum, Mellor & Meigs, Wm. Lescaze, Walter Dorwin Teague & many others. The details include doorways, screen doors, shutters, stairways, wood trusses, overmantels, garage doors, pergolas, garden pools, driveways, motor blocks, etc.
Inventory number #014273



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: New
Jacket: New


Price:
$75.00

Appleton, Marc
NEW CLASSICISTS: Appleton & Associates Architects
Mulgrave: Images Publishing, 2007

First edition. Large quarto. 256 pp; profuse color photographs; project list; bibliography. Cloth with dustjacket. Fine/Fine, a new, unused copy. Foreword by Witold Rybczynski. This monograph features fifteen residences designed and built by Appleton & Associates, Architects from 1987 to 2005. They are primarily in California, as well as houses in Telluride, CO, and in Martha's Vineyard, MA.
Inventory number #014260



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


Price:
$65.00

Port, M.H., editor
The Houses of Parliament
New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1976

First edition. Quarto. xxi, 347 pp; frontispiece "Gothic Lily" wall paper, printed by hand by John Penny Ltd from the original wood blocks, 11 color plates, 208 b/w illustrations, 3 tables; appendices; notes; index. Cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; jacket lightly chipped at top of spine and one corner.
Inventory number #014257



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$35.00


THE ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW. Vol. 8, No. 5. May 1919
NY: Architectural Review, 1919

Small folio. xviii, pp 117-146; 16 b/w plates (printed on one side), numerous b/w photographs & some floor plans; iii - xviii pp of advertisements. Printed wraps. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; spine intact, fore edge heavily chipped, spine & back cover light soil. This issue contains work of the following architects - Ralph Harrington Doane, John Russell Pope, C.P. H. Gilbert, Grosvenor Atterbury & John A. Tompkins, Welles & Bosworth, and Taylor & Levi.
Inventory number #014221



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$30.00

[Tuxedo Park]
ARCHITECTURE. June 1903. Volume VII, Number 42
NY: Forbes & Company, Ltd., 1903

Vol. VII, No. 42. Quarto. pp 65-76; 8 full-page loose b/w plates, b/w photographs and floor plans; xxxii advertisements. Printed wraps. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; cover edges chipped & covers detached. This issue features six houses in Tuxedo Park, NY, as well as Reid Memorial Library, Passaic, NJ; Van Wickle Memorial Gates, Brown University, Providence, RI; gardens, F.W. Vanderbilt, Hyde Park-on-Hudson; Circle Hotel, NY, NY; Philip S. Henry residence, 1053 5th Ave; design for a country house by E. Guy Dawber, architect; and design for a group of workingmen's cottages by J.J. Talbot, architect.
Inventory number #014209



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$45.00

Trade Catalogue
Austin Standard Factory-Buildings : a brief explanation, with descriptions, cross-sections ... together with a presentation of Austin industrial building Service
Cleveland: Austin Company, 1917

Revised edition, September 1917. Quarto. 36 pp; numerous b/w photographs, elevations, measured drawings. Printed wraps with embossed lettering. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; light scuffing at top edge. OCLC lists two copies.
Inventory number #014206



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$30.00

Martin, Clarence A.
Details of Building Construction
Boston: Bates & Guild Company, 1914

Later printing. Folio. [4] pp; 33 full-page plates of measured drawings & sectional views. Original gilt-lettered blue cloth. VG, former owner on front free endpaper, else an unmarked copy; light wear to extremities.
Inventory number #014204



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$85.00

House Plan Book
SELECT HOMES
Chicago: National Plan Service, n.d.

n.d. [1939?]. Oblong folio (10" x 13"). 49 pp; full of color illustrations & floor plans of houses; index. Original wraps with partial plastic comb binding. VG, horizontal crease in middle of book visible on all pages and covers; covers toned at edges and edges lightly chipped, spine rubbed. This book features color renderings & floor plans of 42 models, all beginning with E - Ellencott, Eldon, etc; some include an interior detail such as bay window seat or bookcase. There is a 2-pp color spread showing interior ideas for every room.. Most are two story, with five or six rooms, more than half of the houses have an attached garage. Styles include Cape Cod, Colonial, Dutch Colonial, Early American, English cottage, and Monterey.
Inventory number #014199



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$40.00

Trade Catalogue
CHADWICK LEAD WORKS. Catalogue and Diagrams of Lead Pipe, Sheet Lead, Etc.
Boston: Chadwick Lead Works, 1887

Oblong quarto (9.25" x 9.75"). 42 pp; illustrated; index. Original printed wraps. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; covers show light edgewear. The catalog features a number of tables and full-sized diagrams relating to lead pipe that will be useful to parties interested in water distribution, etc. There is also a tabular statement of water-works in the U.S. with the size and weight of lead pipe used in connection with a given head (or fall) of water. Other tabular work is useful for water-works superintendents, etc. OCLC lists one copy.
Inventory number #014198



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$150.00

Trade Catalogue
No. 50 Section "Universal" Casements
Detroit: Crittall Casement Company, n.d.

12" x 9". 48 pp; profuse b/w photographs, drawings, sectional views; list of a few recent installations in the U.S. and Canada. Printed cover with red embossed lettering & black cut-away of casement windows, in three-brad binder. VG, pages clean & unmarked (title page shows light soil); cover edges with small loss at top edge & corners, spine gone but brad binding holding together. Catalogue No. 7A, Working Details for No. 50 Universal Casements (Patented) - [cover title]. Not in OCLC
Inventory number #014196



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Good


Price:
$100.00

Trade Catalogue
Webber Lumber Company Catalog no. 67
Fitchburg, MA: Webber Lumber Co., 1909

Oblong quarto (7.5" x 10.25"). 72 pp; profuse b/w illustrations; index. Printed wraps. Good, interior pages clean & unmarked, staples rusted; covers detached but present with light soiling & edgewear. Four-pp Catalog No. 64 on screen doors laid in, in very good condition. Both catalogs feature dimensions, prices, and model numbers. Not in OCLC.
Inventory number #014195



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$35.00


THE WHITE BOOK
Boston: Samuel Cabot, 1932

Quarto. [16] pp; full of b/w photographs. Illustrated stapled wraps. VG, one page detached but present; covers lightly soiled. The company's promotional brochure featuring houses painted with the firm's Double-White, and other products. One copy in OCLC.
Inventory number #014194



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$35.00


Scientific American Building Monthly. No. 210. April 1903
NY: Munn & Co., 1903

Vol. 35, No. 4. Folio (16" x 11"). pp 68-88 + 10 pp advertisements; b/w illustrations. Paperback. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; covers lightly soiled, base of spine lightly creased. The cover photograph is the Roger Morris mansion, Washington's headquarters in NY, 1776.
Inventory number #014176



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$30.00

Austin, Jean, Editor
THE AMERICAN HOME. January 1938
NY: American Home Publishing Co., 1938

Volume 19, No. 2. Quarto. 76 pp; many b/w & some color illustrations. Paperback. VG. Cover design by Herbert E. Marsden.
Inventory number #014109



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$30.00

Townsend, Reginald T., Editor
THE AMERICAN HOME. September 1930
NY: Doubleday, Doran & Co., 1930

Volume 4, No. 6. Quarto. pp 543-628, b/w & some color illustrations. Paperback. VG. Cover [color kitchen interior] by Lurelle Guild.
Inventory number #014108



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$30.00

Townsend, Reginald T., Editor
THE AMERICAN HOME. July 1930
NY: Doubleday, Doran & Co., 1930

Volume 4, No. 4. Quarto. pp 399-470, numerous b/w & some color illustrations. Paperback. VG. Cover design by J. Floyd Yewell
Inventory number #014107