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Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$65.00

Trade Catalogue
Elzey's Brick Mantel Designs
Parkersburg, WVa: The Elzey Co., 1916

7" x 9". 48 pp; illustrated with line diagrams of over 50 mantel designs & 4 hearth designs. Stapled illustrated card covers. VG, a clean, unmarked copy.
Inventory number #014068



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Fine
Jacket: Fine


Price:
$30.00

Heilbrun, Margaret, editor
INVENTING THE SKYLINE: The Architecture of Cass Gilbert
NY: Columbia University Press, 2000

First edition. Quarto. 306 pp; 13 color plates, numerous b/w photographs, sketches, elevations, and plans; index. Hardcover with dustjacket. Fine/Fine, a crisp, unmarked copy; jacket bright with no wear. Published in conjunction with exhibition at New York Historical Society, NY, NY, held September 12, 2000 to January 21, 2001. The exhibition examines some of the most celebrated structures of American architect Cass Gilbert (1859-1934) from conceptual sketches through completion. They include the Woolworth Building, the U.S. Custom House at Bowling Green, and the U.S. Army Supply Base in Brooklyn. Essays by four major Gilbert scholars - Sharon Irish, Mary Beth Betts, Barbara S. Christen, and Gail Fenske.
Inventory number #014060



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$100.00


Gordon-van Tine's Grand Book of Plans for Everybody
Davenport, IA: Gordon-Van Tine Co., n.d.

n.d., ca. 1911. Oblong quarto (8.5" x 11.75"). 64 pp; b/w photographs and floor plans throughout. Color illustrated cover. VG, a clean, unmarked copy, small chip at bottom edge of page 1; covers detached, 2-in. strip missing at bottom edge of front cover, light edgewear, faint foxing to margin of front cover.
Inventory number #014057



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$50.00

House Plan Book
Home, Fireside and Garden
Chicago: William A. Radford, 1926

Quarto. [20] pp; full of color illustrations & floor plans of bungalows. Color illustrated wrapper. VG, a clean, unmarked copy, cover shows scattered faint foxing, light soil, tiny tear to foredge of front cover. It contains color renderings & floor plans of sixteen models, most including an interior room and architectural detail of one exterior feature. Also color drawings of selected rooms in three California houses, identified by architect - Reginald Johnson, Marshall P. Wilkinson, and Henry Withey. With four one-page articles : Dignity of Owning a Home, Use of Water in the Garden, When the Owner Moves in, Helps for the Home Owner.
Inventory number #014030



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$50.00

Trade Catalogue
Hinge Division, Garage Hardware Division. Illustrated & Descriptive Price Book No. 83. Effective March 10, 1941
Pittsburgh: McKinney Manufacturing Co., 1941

Quarto. 184 pp; illustrations & specs of hinges, cabinet hardware, bolts, brackets, butts, door bolts, hasps, latches, etc. Red printed stiff paper with wire comb binding. VG, Library of Congress rubber stamp, else unmarked, paper clip dent; spine rubbed, minor edge wear.
Inventory number #014020



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$25.00

Trade Catalogue
Architectural Steel. Catalog No. 300
Skokie, IL: J.G. Braun Company, 1962

Catalogue A.I.A. File No. 15. Quarto. 37 pp; full of profiles & specifications. Printed wrapper. VG, a clean, unmarked copy. Contains baluster collars & spindles, handrails, handrail terminals, ornamental steel stampings, pipe rail fittings, railing components, steel mouldings, thresholds, treillage and tubing.
Inventory number #014019



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$40.00

Aladdin Company
The New Look in Homes for the New Year
Bay City, MI: The Aladdin Co., 1951

Small quarto. 16 pp; color & b/w photographs & drawings, floor plans & letters from customers. Stapled wraps. VG, bottom corner of pp 9-16 creased, rusty staples, light toning to pages. Price list & order blank inserted. Six models of homes: Brentwood, Lexington, Del Mar, Redwood, Greenbrier, and Ivywood.
Inventory number #014016



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$25.00

Trade Catalogue
American Radiators
Chicago: American Radiator Co., 1914

Octavo. 16 pp; full of b/w photos. Stapled wraps with original mailing envelope. VG, a clean, unmarked copy. WITH - "New Ideal Heating Aids," American Radiator Co., 1913, 6.25" x 3.5" 20-pp booklet with b/w illustrations of room temperature controls, boiler damper regulators, air valves, etc.
Inventory number #014012



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$30.00

The Donley Brothers Co.
DONLEY BOOK OF FIREPLACES
Cleveland, OH: Donley Brothers Co., 1925

Third edition. Small quarto. 23 pp; diagrams, plans & b/w photographs. Illustrated wraps, staple-bound. VG, a clean, unmarked copy. This pamphlet includes fireplace construction plans as well as fireplace dampers with either rotary or poker control, and several examples of andirons, and other accessories.
Inventory number #014011



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$40.00

Stowell, Kenneth K.
HOUSE BEAUTIFUL. January 1937
NY: Hearst Magazines, 1937

Vol. 79, No. 1. Folio (13"x 10"). 76 pp; full of color & b/w illustrations. Paperback. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; spine moderately rubbed. Articles include the winners of the Ninth annual Small House competition, and many others.
Inventory number #014008



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$40.00

Stowell, Kenneth K.
HOUSE BEAUTIFUL. January 1938
NY: Hearst Magazines, 1938

Vol. 80, No. 1. Folio (13 in. x 10 in.). 82 pp; full of color & b/w illustrations. Paperback. VG+, a clean, unmarked copy; spine heavily rubbed, short tear to rear fore edge, some corners dog-eared. Cover photograph by Paul Outerbridge, Jr. Articles include the winners of Western division of the Tenth annual Small House competition, a book-lined room, and garden advice.
Inventory number #014005



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$40.00

Stowell, Kenneth K.
HOUSE BEAUTIFUL. March 1937
NY: Hearst Magazines, 1937

Vol. 79, No. 3. Folio (13 in. x 10 in.). 132 pp; full of color & b/w illustrations. Paperback. VG+, a clean, unmarked copy; spine lightly rubbed. Cover photograph by Paul Outerbridge, Jr. Articles include the winner and honorable mentions in a new special prize class for week-end houses. They include Gardner A. Dailey, William Wurster, Harwell Hamilton Harris, and Donald Beach Kirby.
Inventory number #014004



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$40.00

Stowell, Kenneth K.
HOUSE BEAUTIFUL. October 1936. The Bride's Issue
NY: Hearst Magazines, 1936

Vol. 78, No. 10. Folio (13 in. x 10 in.). 142 pp; full of color & b/w illustrations. Paperback. VG+, a clean, unmarked copy; spine lightly rubbed. Cover by Leon Carroll. Articles include several for Brides, "America Builds, Detroit," two new houses for large familes with floor plans; and "Linen - Informal, Formal" featuring the linens of Margaret Mergentime, and Leron.
Inventory number #014003



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$40.00

Stowell, Kenneth K.
HOUSE BEAUTIFUL. May 1938
NY: Hearst Magazines, 1938

Vol. 80, No. 5. Folio (13 in. x 10 in.). 156 pp; full of color & b/w illustrations. Paperback. VG+, a clean, unmarked copy; spine lightly rubbed with short tear at base. Cover photograph by Paul Outerbridge, Jr. Articles include several for the Brides of 1938 on choosing silver and linen; draperies; wedding invitations; "Philadelphia Gardens" by Helen van Pelt Wilson, Portfolio of Details - Bay Windows, and photographs & floor plans for two houses. Advertisements include many by silver and linen companies, and travel ads.
Inventory number #014002



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$40.00

Stowell, Kenneth K.
HOUSE BEAUTIFUL. February 1937
NY: Hearst Magazines, 1937

Vol. 79, No. 2. Folio (13 in. x 10 in.). 100 pp; full of color & b/w illustrations. Paperback. VG+, a clean, unmarked copy; spine lightly rubbed, back cover with light soil. Cover photograph by Paul Outerbridge, Jr. Articles include the Tenth Annual Small house Competition winners of the Western division. They include William Wilson Wurster, Frederick L.R. Confer, Wallace Neff, and Winchton L. Risley.
Inventory number #014001



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$40.00

Samuels, Arthur H.
HOUSE BEAUTIFUL. September 1936
NY: Hearst Magazines, 1936

Vol. 78, No. 9. Folio (13 in. x 10 in.). 100 pp; full of color & b/w illustrations. Paperback. VG+, a clean, unmarked copy; spine lightly rubbed, back cover with light soil. Cover design: Espalier Apples by Leon Carroll. Articles include "America Builds" by Ethel B. Power, "When She Comes Home from the Office," featuring furniture designed by Macy, "Three New Bathrooms" with fixtures by Crane Company, and lighting fixtures by Lightolier. Advertisements by Armstrong Linoleum, Kenmar cooper shingles, General Electric, Monel Metal, Hodgson Houses, Carrara Walls by Pittsburgh Glass, Vitrolite by Libbey Owens Ford Glass Co., and others.
Inventory number #014000



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: New
Jacket: New


Price:
$30.00

Parsons, Bret
COLCORD: Home
Los Angeles: Angel City Press, 2008

Quarto. 160 pp; profuse color photographs. Hardcover w/jacket. The first monograph on Beverly Hills-based residential architect Gerard R. Colcord (1900-1984), who created a significant architectural legacy of more than 300 residential estates in southern California between 1924 & 1984. He designed in a variety of architectural vernaculars, ranging from Tudor, Country French, Hollywood Regency, Spanish Hacienda, Monterey Colonial, to contemporary.
Inventory number #013970



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$25.00

Mackie, B. Allan
Building with Logs
Prince George, British Columbi: Self Published, 1976

Fifth edition. Oblong folio (9.5" x 12.5"). 76 pp; numerous b/w diagrams, measured drawings & plans, b/w photos. Illustrated card covers with comb binding. VG, a clean, unmarked copy, residue from removal of price label on title page, covers show light edgewear. A detailed guide to building a log cabin, from financing, designing, selecting & preparing logs, to fireplaces, wiring, and finishing touches. OCLC locates 38 editions published between 1971 and 2001.
Inventory number #013962



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$15.00

May, Ralph
Among Old Portsmouth Houses
Boston: Self-published, 1946

Octavo. 39 pp plus 10 pp of b/w photographs. Stiff card covers. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; a few tiny brown spots on front cover, minor soiling along edges. Inscribed by author on half-title page.
Inventory number #013959



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$15.00

Downs, Joseph
The Greek Revival in the United States. A Special Loan Exhibition
NY: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1943

Quarto (10" x 7.5"). [48] pp; 67 b/w photographs. Illustrated stapled wraps. VG, a clean, unmarked copy internally; covers show light soil. Catalogue of an early loan exhibition with b/w photos of 67 items ranging from drawings & photos of buildings & architectural details, paintings, sculpture, furniture, porcelain vases, cast-iron stove, lighting, etc.
Inventory number #013958