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Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$100.00

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

Oblong octavo. 40 pp; b/w photos & drawings throughout. Pink illustrated stapled wrappers. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; covers soiled, narrow 2" abraded area on front cover, short 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 b/w photos of fences installed at residences, parks, cemeteries, and churches. Incl. a residence in Havana, Cuba.
Inventory number #013751



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$95.00

The Union Metal Manufacturing Company
Union Metal Columns for Porches, Pergolas, Interiors
Hamilton, OH: The Republican Publishing Co, 1911

Quarto. 27pp; 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 residental 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: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$50.00

Alpha Portland Cement Co.
ALPHA PORTLAND CEMENT
Easton, PA: Alpha Portland Cement Co., 1913

Folio (12" x 9"). 48 pp; duo tones throughout. Embossed stiff card covers. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; light edgewear to covers, creased corners. Photos include one residence, bridges, state courthouse, Terminal buildings in NYC, apartment house, power house, factory, dam, cemetery wall, and Pennsylvania Station, NYC.
Inventory number #013735



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$100.00

Paine Lumber Company
PAINE MIRACLE DOORS
Oshkosh, WI: Paine Lumber Company, Ltd., 1924

Quarto. 54 pp; many full-page color illustrations. Paperback. VG, a clean, unmarked copy, light dampstain visible at top corner of front cover, more visible along edges of back cover, light rippling to corner of first 24 pp. Catalogue of illustrations, descriptions, specifications and representative illustrations of the company's wood doors.
Inventory number #013728



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 to edge of spine, front bottom corner gently bumped, front cover a bit bowed.
Inventory number #013721



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$65.00

Trade Catalogue
Fenestra Residential Windows
Detroit: Detroit Steel Products Co., 1925

Quarto (11" x 8.5"). 24 pp; b/w photos & measured drawings throughout. Illustrated stapled wrappers. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; spine rubbed with 6" split, top inner corner gently bumped, edge loss & abraded area on back cover. Catalogue featuring Fenestra casement windows for residences, apartment buildings, etc. Measured drawings of installation details alternate with b/w photos of buildings using the windows.
Inventory number #013720



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: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$15.00

Russell, Frank, ed., with David Watkin & Robert Maxwell
QUINLAN TERRY
London: Architectural Design, 1981

Quarto. 48 pp; heavily illustrated with b/w drawings. Paperback. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; covers browned, top corner lightly creased. Quinlan Terry (born 1937) was a leading figure in the revival of classical architecture in Britain.
Inventory number #013613



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



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Fine
Jacket: Fine


Price:
$100.00

Turpin, John K. & W. Barry Thomson. Intro. by John H. Beyer
NEW JERSEY COUNTRY HOUSES : The Somerset Hills. Vol. 2
Far Hills, NJ: Mountain Colony Press, 2005

Quarto. Illustrated with nearly 300 contemporary color & vintage b/w illustrations. Cloth with dustjacket. Fine/Fine, a crisp, unmarked copy; jacket bright with no wear. This book chronicles the estate-building activity in the countryside of Somerset and Morris counties between the wars. Noted architects whose work can be seen are George B. Post and his sons, Carr
Inventory number #013571



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


Price:
$40.00

Rykwert, Joseph
THE PALLADIAN IDEAL
NY: Rizzoli, 1999

Quarto. 226 pp; full of color photographs. Gilt-lettered brown cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine in same jacket. A clean, unmarked copy; bright jacket with no tears. This volume celebrates Palladio's architectural achievements and his lasting influence on subsequent centuries of design.
Inventory number #013564



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


Price:
$200.00

Duboy, Philippe
LEQUEU: An Architectural Enigma
Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1987

First American edition. Large quarto. 367 pp; hundreds of b/w & color illustrations; inventory of Lequeu material; index. Gilt-lettered sienna cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy, binding tight; jacket with minor shelfwear. This book combines hundreds of intriguing drawings, many in color, with meticulous research to decipher the riddle of this 18th-century maverick artist.
Inventory number #013540



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$20.00

Gilborn, Craig
DURANT: The Fortunes and Woodland Camps of a Family in the Adirondacks
Blue Mountain Lake, NY: Adirondack Museum, 1986

Second printing. Quarto. 170 pp; 101 b/w photographs; fold-out map; sources; appendices; index. Paperback. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; covers have minor soiling, spine slightly sunned. This book tells of a prominent New York family and of the "grand camps" that were built by members of the family in the Adirondacks during the last quarter of the 19th century.
Inventory number #013537



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$50.00

Hulten, Pontus, Editor. Introduction by Jean-Claude Groshens
Paris 1937-Paris 1957: Creations en France : [exposition], Centre Georges Pompidou, 28 mai-2 novembre 1981 (French Edition)
Paris: Centre Georges Pompidou, 1981

Quarto. 527 pp; profuse b/w & color photographs; biographies & bibliographies. Text in French. Paperback. Near Fine, a crisp, unmarked copy. Catalog of an exhibition organized by the Ministry of Culture of the USSR and the Centre Georges Pompidou, and held at the Centre from May 31 to November 5, 1979.
Inventory number #013523



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


Price:
$20.00

Rae, Isobel
CHARLES CAMERON: Architect to the Court of Russia
London: Elek Books, 1971

First edition. Quarto. 111 pp; 32 b/w illustrations; bibliography; index. Cloth with gilt-lettered spine with dustjacket. VG/VG, small spot of tape residue on front flyleaf, else an unmarked copy; jacket shows moderate wear with small tear & creases to fore edge, top corner & spine ends lightly chipped. Illustrated biography of the Scottish architect who became the favorite designer of Catherine the Great.
Inventory number #013484



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$20.00

Hillier, Bevis
ART DECO: The Minneapolis Institute of Arts July 8 - September 5, 1971
Minneapolis: Minneapolis Institute of Arts, 1971

First edition. Square octavo. 224 pp; 16 color plates, over 300 illustrations in b/w; bibliography. Paperback, patterned endpapers. A fine, unmarked copy, covers bright & glossy, light crease in center of spine. Comprehensive exhibition of the Art Deco period -- includes furniture, silver, ceramics, glass, paintings/drawings, books/bindings, posters, costumes, textiles, jewelry, architecture/interior design, plastics. Published by Minneapolis Institute of Arts, not E.P. Dutton.
Inventory number #013464



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$60.00

Paris. Centre Georges Pompidou. Catalog by Pontus Hulten et al.
Paris-Moscou, 1900-1930
Paris: Centre Georges Pompidou, 1979

First edition. Quarto. 580 pp; profuse b/w & color photographs; biographies & bibliographies. Text in French. Paperback. VG, rear corner of spine bumped, small edge tear, binding crack at pp 560, spine edge lightly rubbed, minor edgewear. No internal marks. Catalogue of an exhibition organized by the Ministry of Culture of the USSR and the Centre Georges Pompidou, and held at the Centre from May 31 to November 5, 1979.
Inventory number #013447



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$125.00

Weaver, Lawrence, ed.
THE HOUSE AND ITS EQUIPMENT
NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1912

First edition. Quarto. 212 pp [12] pp; 235 b/w photographs, floor plans & diagrams; index. Gilt-lettered brick cloth, top edge gilt. VG, attractive bookplate on front pastedown, else an unmarked copy; spine darkened with 1.5 inch abrasion & water stain on lower half, spine extremities rubbed, top corners bumped.
Inventory number #013402