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Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$50.00

Plaw, John
Rural Architecture; or Designs, from The Simple Cottage to the Decorated Villa
Farnborough: Gregg Press, 1971

Reprint of 1802 edition. Octavo. 8 pp text [list of plates]; 62 plates of floor plans & etchings of elevations. Dark blue cloth with gilt-lettered spine; no jacket as issued. VG, previous owner name on front flyleaf, else an unmarked copy; covers clean with no wear.
Inventory number #013848



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$125.00

Chicago Architectural Club
Year Book the Thirty-Sixth Annual Chicago Architectural Exhibition 1923
Chicago: Chicago Architectural Club, 1923

Quarto. Unpaginated. Profuse b/w illustrations from photographs and renderings, printed on one side only. Gilt-lettered blue paper-covered boards. VG, old price of 1.00 in ink on ffep, else unmarked; fore edge & corners rubbed through with small loss to one corner, as well as light wear to spine ends, spine gilt dulled. Binding tight. Foreword by Alfred Granger. Includes entries by Dwight James Baum, Chatten & Hammond, Delano & Aldrich, Holabird & Roche, Benno Janssen, Berlin & Swern, Roger Bullard, Grosvenor Atterbury, Stowe Phelps & John Tompkins; Talmadge & Watson, and others. Includes an Arts & Crafts category, with ironwork by Samuel Yellin and others.
Inventory number #013837



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$70.00

Van Pelt, John V.
Selected Monuments of French Gothic Architecture. One Hundred Plates
NY: Pencil Points, 1924

First edition. Quarto. [12], 213 pp; 100 plates of photographs & illustsations; index. Brown cloth-backed with tan paper-covered boards. VG, interior clean with no markings; corners lightly rubbed, bottom corners bumped, spine gilt no longer visible; covers relatively clean.
Inventory number #013836



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$75.00

Radford, Wm. A.
Cement Houses and How to Build Them
Chicago: Radford Architectural Co., 1909

First edition. Quarto. 170, [5] pp; profuse b/w illustrations & floor plans; index. Pictorial cloth. VG+, a clean, unmarked copy; covers bright with minor rubbing at spine ends & corners. This book features floor plans & perspective views for 87 cement house designs. It provides illustrated details of construction, standard specifications for cement and for concrete blocks; information concerning waterproofing, coloring, paving, reinforcing, foundations, walls, steps, sewer pipe, tile, chimneys, porches, floors, use of concrete on the farm, etc.
Inventory number #013827



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$600.00

Ludowici-Celadon Co.
ROOFING TILE: A Detailed Reference for Architects' Use
Chicago: Ludowici-Celadon Co., n.d.

n.d., ca. 1920. Oblong folio (9.5" x 13"). 106 pp; illustrated throughout with sketches and section & plan views of roofing parts. Brown buckram spine with gilt-lettered cloth covers. VG, title page lightly foxed; spine & corners a bit rubbed; minor blemish on front cover. This book is an illustrated technical presentation of various forms of terra cotta roofing tile, together with data on tile roofing construction. It includes elevations of buildings with specifications for various types of tile. Not in OCLC.
Inventory number #013825



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$20.00

Chase, David & Carolyn Laray
Sheet Metal Craftsmanship: Progress in Building
Washington, DC: National Building Museum, 1988

Oblong quarto. 48 pp; 84 b/w photographs, schematics, drawings; bibliography. Printed silver wrappers. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; light wear to extremities of covers including light creasing at spine edge. Catalogue for the 1988 exhibition on sheet metal and architecture at the National Building Museum, featuring many interesting examples of the use of sheet metal over 100 years.
Inventory number #013822



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good++
Jacket: None


Price:
$200.00


Encyclopedia of Home Designs 1964-65
Jamaica, NY: Plan Publishers, 1964

Oblong folio. Not paginated, approx. 250 pp. Illustrated with floor plans, elevations and b/w drawings of houses. Light grey cloth-covered boards with color illustration affixed to cover, with plastic comb binding. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; covers lightly soiled; 6 of the plastic "combs" are partially broken. A presentation of distinguished construction-tested house designs by the country's outstanding residential design specialists. A total of 311 home designs, incl. ranch house, split levels, expandable 1 1/2 story houses, two story, swimming pool homes, adaptable professional suites, narrow lot houses, farm-type residences, vacation houses. All with traditional, modern or colonial interiors. It includes coupon advertisements for building products.
Inventory number #013814



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


Price:
$80.00

Baker, Geoffrey & Bruno Funaro
WINDOWS in Modern Architecture
NY: Architectural Book Publishing Co, 1948

First edition. Quarto. 144 pp; profuse b/w photographs, measured drawings, diagrams; index. White-stamped orange cloth with plastic comb binding in dustjacket. Near Fine/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; price-clipped jacket.
Inventory number #013810



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$200.00

Dustman, U.M.
Dustman's Book of Plans and Building Construction for General Contractors and Home Builders
Chicago: Charles C. Thompson, 1910

Second edition. Oblong folio (8.75" x 12.75"). 239 pp; profuse house plans throughout, accompanied by b/w photographs, elevations, diagrams. White-lettered green cloth with photo plate on front cover of three-story house with barn behind. Good, former owner name on front free endpaper, nasty stain at top edge of last approx. 40 pp; rear hinge starting; edges of front cover darkened where smaller book rested on top, half circle stain at top edge of rear cover (7" x 3.5" at largest point). The first third of the book general construction advice & math; the rest features house plans with b/w photos.
Inventory number #013793



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$175.00

Comstock, William Phillips
Bungalows, Camps and Mountain Houses: Containing of a large variety of designs by a number of architects,...
NY: William T. Comstock, 1908

First edition. Quarto. 111 pp; b/w photographs & floor plans throughout. Green cloth-backed boards. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; minor wear to spine ends, fore edge rubbed with occasional loss to top layer of paper.
Inventory number #013790



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good+
Jacket: None


Price:
$75.00

Stowell, Kenneth Kingsley
MODERNIZING BUILDINGS FOR PROFIT
NY: Prentice Hall, 1935

First edition. Large quarto. xiv, 231 pp; profuse b/w photographs, floor plans, diagrams; index. Red-stamped black cloth. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; corners bumped.
Inventory number #013789



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$100.00

Brunner, A.W. & Wm. Paul Gerhard
COTTAGES or Hints on Economical Building containing Twenty-Four Plates of Medium and Low Cost Houses, Contributed by Different New York Architects...
NY: William T. Comstock, 1884

First edition. Octavo. 71 pp plus 24 plates, adverts. Original gilt-lettered green cloth. VG, dampstain along fore edge of pp, causing rippling, mostly at top corner, else clean, unmarked copy; covers show light wear to extremities, bumped corners, not affecting text block.
Inventory number #013788



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$20.00

S.H. Kress & Co.
Old New York
NY: S.H. Kress & Co., 1935

Oblong octavo. Unpaginated; profuse color illustrations. Stapled wraps with gilt reproduction of bronze plaque on the Kress store on back cover. Very good to near fine, staples a little rusty. Commemorative pamphlet of 28 Edward Trumbull & Maurice Gautier murals of old New York taken from the original murals decorating the cafeteria walls of the Kress store at 444 Fifth Avenue. Includes 4-pp foreword, loose as issued. All in original mailing envelope, envelope somewhat tattered around edges.
Inventory number #013759



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$75.00

Kokomo Fence Machine Co.
Tenth Annual Catalogue of Ornamental Fence
Kokomo, IN: Kokomo Fence Machine Co., n.d.

n.d., ca. 1910. Oblong octavo. 40 pp; b/w photos & drawings throughout. Pink illustrated stapled wrappers. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; covers soiled, 2" abraded area on front cover, 2" split at head of spine. Features the company's ornamental fences & gates which received a gold medal at the Greater America Exposition in Omaha in 1899. Illustrated with drawings & specifications, as well as 10 b/w photos of fences installed at residences, parks, cemeteries, and churches. Includes a residence in Havana, Cuba.
Inventory number #013751



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$75.00

Union Metal Manufacturing Co.
Union Metal Columns for Porches, Pergolas, Interiors
Canton, OH: Union Metal Manufacturing Co., 1911

Catalog Number 11. Quarto. 27 pp; illustrated throughout in b/w. Stapled wraps. Very good- deep toning to edges of spine, former owner name in block letters on front cover, top edge. Includes a short intro on the products, followed by photographs of residential and civic buildings built with Union Metal's classic architectural columns. The photos are predominately of residences, mostly mansion sized and featuring massive and/or numerous columns. The catalog is a nice blend of ornate historic houses and the many uses for the company's classical columns.
Inventory number #013742



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$325.00

Trade Catalogue
AMERICAN GREENHOUSES
Chicago: American Greenhouse Mfg. Co., 1928

Folio (15" x 12"). 384 pp; Illustrations, plans and elevations of hundreds of greenhouses used for commercial and residential purposes. Green cloth with color illustration of greenhouse interior laid on front cover. VG+, a clean, unmarked copy; 1.5" tear at edge of spine, front bottom corner gently bumped, front cover a bit bowed.
Inventory number #013721



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$65.00

Clark, Judith
SPECTRES: When Fashion turns Back
London: Victoria & Albert Museum, 2005

First edition. Quarto. 167 pp; profusely illustrated in color & b/w. Black cloth-backed illustrated boards. Near Fine, a crisp, unmarked copy; covers clean with no wear. Published to coincide with the groundbreaking exhibition 'Malign Muses,' initiated by ModeMuseum, Antwerp, and later on view under the title 'Spectres' in the Victoria and Albert Museum's Contemporary Space. Details of historic dress and images of 19th-century fairground architecture lead into the work of contemporary designers such as Viktor & Rolf, Maison Martin Margiela, Veronique Branquinho, Hussein Chalayan, and others.
Inventory number #013653



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


Price:
$50.00

Hewitt, Mark Alan
THE ARCHITECT & THE AMERICAN COUNTRY HOUSE 1890-1940
New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1990

First edition. Quarto. xiii, 312 pp; 308 color & b/w illustrations; extensive bibliography. Cloth with dustjacket. Near fine in near fine jacket. Wealthy Americans began building opulent country estates in the late 1880s and continued for the next 50 years. The author explores the architects who designed these houses, the clients who commissioned them, and their historic significance. Architectural photographs by Richard Cheek.
Inventory number #013629



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


Price:
$20.00

Sale, Edith Tunis
COLONIAL INTERIORS: Southern Colonial and Early Federal. Second Series
NY: Bonanza, n.d.

Reprint. Quarto. 7-pp list of plates + 159 full-page b/w photographs & measured drawings from the mid-17th to early 19th centuries. Cloth with dustjacket. VG/VG, endpapers toned, else a clean, unmarked copy, top edge of boards lightly soiled; jacket has light wear at top edge & corners. The book contains examples of the early architecture of Maryland, Virginia and North Carolina. "The architecture of these states is of particular interest, because it displays certain characteristics not found in the Colonial work of New England and the northern states.
Inventory number #013614



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Fine
Jacket: Fine


Price:
$100.00

Turpin, John K. & W. Barry Thomson. Intro. by Mark Alan Hewitt
NEW JERSEY COUNTRY HOUSES : The Somerset Hills. Vol. 1
Far Hills, NJ: Mountain Colony Press, 2004

Quarto. xv, 248 pp; illustrated with nearly 250 vintage b/w and contemporary color illustrations. Cloth with dustjacket. Fine/Fine, a crisp, unmarked copy; jacket bright with no wear. This book chronicles sixty country estates that were built in the countryside of Somerset and Morris counties from the 1870s up to World War I. It describes the wealthy families who built or owned the houses and the architects and landscape architects who designed them. Somerset Hills includes the greatest concentration of the domestic commissions of George Browne Post and his sons, as well as houses by Carrere & Hastings, Delano & Aldrich, Cross & Cross, Guy Lowell, Mott B. Schmidt, and many others.
Inventory number #013572