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


Price:
$50.00

Bricker, Lauren Weiss
THE MEDITERRANEAN HOUSE IN AMERICA
NY: Harry N. Abrams, 2008

Quarto. 239 pp; profuse color photographs, floor plans; bibliography; index. Hardcover with dustjacket. Near Fine/Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy; unclipped jacket clean & bright, with no chips or tears.
Inventory number #012003



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$25.00

House Beautiful
A House Beautiful Tribute to Frank Lloyd Wright and the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
NY: Hearst, 1992

Quarto. 48 pp; illustrated throughout with color photographs. Paperback. VG+ to near fine. Light shelf wear to covers. A special issue devoted to Frank Lloyd Wright and the Guggenheim Museum, includes a list of 16 Wright buildings open to the public.
Inventory number #011783



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Fine


Price:
$10.00

Hartcup, Adeline
CHILDREN OF THE GREAT COUNTRY HOUSES
London: National Trust, 2000

Octavo. 158 pp; 20 b/w photos; bibliography; index. Paperback. Fine, a crisp, unmarked copy. Drawing on diaries, letters, memoirs and photograph albums - many unpublished - the author tells of nannies, tutors and governesses, treats and punishments, ideas about God, death and sex, and of relationships between the generations. She provides close-up portraits of five great families - Howards, Cecils, Russells, Lytteltons, and Gladstones.
Inventory number #011435



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


Price:
$15.00

Davidson, Marshall B. & Elizabeth Stillinger
The American Heritage History of Notable American Houses
NY: American Heritage Publishers, 1971

Quarto. 383 pp; profuse b/w & color illustrations; index. Cloth-backed boards with dustjacket. Near Fine/Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy; price-clipped jacket has light wear at top & bottom of spine and corners.
Inventory number #010968



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$50.00

Stowell, Kenneth K.
HOUSE BEAUTIFUL, October 1940
NY: Hearst Magazines, 1940

Vol. 82, No. 10. Folio (13 in. x 10 in.). 136 pp; full of color & b/w illustrations. Paperback. Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy. Cover photograph by Leslie Gill.
Inventory number #010774



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: New


Price:
$25.00

Boydell, Christine et al
THE MODERN HOUSE REVISITED. Twentieth Century Architecture 2
London: Twentieth Century Society, 1996

Quarto. 128 pp; color & b/w illustrations. Paperback. Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy; top corner on rear cover gently bumped. The second in the 20th Century Society Journal series features essays on modern houses open to the public - Harbour Meadow in Sussex, Dorich House in Kingston, Villa Savoye, essays on patrons, textiles and plastics of the modern house, an interview with Elisabeth Benjamin, and a discussion on F.R.S. Yorke.
Inventory number #010187



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


Price:
$50.00

Watkin, David, Antony Ratcliff, Nicholas Thompson & John Mills
A HOUSE IN TOWN: 22 Arlington St, Its Owners and Builders
London: Batsford, 1984

Quarto. 201 pp; 35 color & 248 b/w illustrations. Cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/VG, a clean, unmarked copy. This book tells the story of 22 Arlington Street, the great town house designed by William Kent for Henry Pelham in the 1740s. Prints, drawings, plans and photographs enhance the book's documentary value.
Inventory number #010023



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Fine
Jacket: Near Fine


Price:
$45.00

Lidz, Maggie [Signed]
THE DU PONTS: Houses and Gardens in the Brandywine, 1900-1951
NY: Acanthus Press, 2009

Quarto. 228 pp; nearly 300 color & duotone illustrations. Cloth with dustjacket. Fine/Near Fine, signed by author on title page. This book features 25 du Pont family houses and farms, including the celebrated Winterthur, Longwood, and Nemours estates. There are unexpected surprises: Bellevue, a replica of James Madison’s Montpelier; Eleutherian Mills, the 19th-century "partnership" house overlooking the Brandywine Creek, resurrected in the 1920s as a colonial mansion with a garden that was considered one of most successful romantic conceits of the 20th century; and Hod House, the "Hodgson" system prefabricated residence built as a summer retreat on 550 acres. Hundreds of rare period photographs from private archives and family albums and never before published color images. Maggie Lidz is estate historian for Winterthur Museum
Inventory number #010013



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


Price:
$65.00

Pratt, Michael
THE GREAT COUNTRY HOUSES OF CENTRAL EUROPE: Czechoslovakia, Hungary and Poland
NY: Abbeville Press, 1991

First edition. Large quarto. 380 pp; profusely illustrated with color photographs by Gerhard Trumler; bibliography; index. Cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy; jacket crisp with no tears.
Inventory number #009977



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


Price:
$9.50

Clark, Sally
HOUSE BEAUTIFUL: Details
NY: Hearst Books, 1996

Quarto. 144 pp; profuse color photographs. Cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; unclipped jacket has small loss at base of spine.
Inventory number #009945



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$100.00

Herbert, William
HOUSES FOR TOWN OR COUNTRY
NY: Duffield & Company, 1907

Octavo. 249 pp; b/w photographs, a few floor plans. Pictorial green cloth with gilt lettering on cover and spine, top edge gilt. VG, a solid, unmarked copy; light wear at top & bottom of spine, edges of backstrip
Inventory number #009887



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


Price:
$25.00

Garey, Carol Cooper
HOUSE BEAUTIFUL DECORATING STYLE
NY: Hearst Books, 1992

First edition. Quarto. 223 pp; full of color photographs; directory of designers & architects. Cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/Near Fine
Inventory number #009704



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: New
Jacket: New


Price:
$42.50

Hewitt, Mark Alan & Gordon Bock
THE VINTAGE HOUSE: A Guide to Successful Renovations and Additions
NY: W.W. Norton, 2011

Oblong quarto. 304 pp; color photographs, floor plans, drawings throughout; list of resources for vintage house owners, glossary; index. Cloth with dustjacket. A fine copy in fine jacket. A must-have primer for homeowners and professionals, this book presents the first comprehensive survey of its kind on how to achieve truly compatible, stylistically resonant additions and renovations. Richly illustrated with more than 200 color photographs, plans, and drawings from nationally recognized architects, this book offers invaluable analysis and nuts-and-bolts guidance that will help any old-house homeowner or professional preserve the essence of a vintage treasure.
Inventory number #009656



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


Price:
$195.00

Harris, John
THE ARTIST AND THE COUNTRY HOUSE: A history of country house and garden view painting in Britain 1540-1870
London: Sotheby's, 1985

Large square quarto. xiii, 376 pp; 420 works listed/shown, including 26 color plates; bibliography; index. Cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/Near Fine, discreet bookplate on front pastedown, else a crisp, unmarked copy. Comprehensive work on the tradition of country house and garden view painting, begun in the 16th century and based on Continental precedents. This is the first extensive analysis of the subject since the work of the same title by John Steegman and Dorothy Stroud in 1949.
Inventory number #009616



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Fine
Jacket: Fine


Price:
$25.00

Wells, Patricia
PATRICIA WELLS AT HOME IN PROVENCE: Recipes Inspired by Her Farmhouse in France
NY: Scribner, 1996

First printing. Quarto. 349 pp; numerous color photographs by Robert Freson throughout. Cloth in unclipped dustjacket. Fine in fine dustjacket.
Inventory number #009554



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket: None


Price:
$25.00

Fulton, Marianne, ed.
THE GEORGE EASTMAN HOUSE AND GARDENS
Rochester, NY: Intl Museum of Photography, 1992

Octavo. 81 pp; numerous color & b/w photographs. Dark green cloth with gilt-lettering & border on cover. A near fine, unused copy, white flecks on back cover.
Inventory number #009518



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


Price:
$15.00

Sweeney, John A.
THE TREASURE HOUSE OF EARLY AMERICAN ROOMS
NY: Bonanza, 1978

Reprint. Quarto. 179 pp; profusely illustrated in color and b/w; index. Cloth with unclipped dustjacket. Near fine in near fine jacket. The rooms, furniture and objects are from Winterthur collections. 17th - 19th century decorative arts are well represented.
Inventory number #009166



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


Price:
$30.00

Jackson, Allen W
BUILDING THE HALF-TIMBER HOUSE: Its Origin, Design, Modern Plan, and Construction
NY: Robert M. McBride & Company, 1929

First edition. Large octavo. xviii, 115 pp; b/w frontispiece, numerous b/w photographs, line drawings & floor plans. Original green pictorial cloth. VG-, light rubbing to cloth extremities, some minor splits to a couple of signatures, binding still firm, no loose pages, good working copy. Illustrated with photographs of old English examples of half-timber houses, and American adaptations of the style. The author makes a case for a more authentic American adaptation of this very English style. A volume in the Country House Library series.
Inventory number #008864



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


Price:
$30.00

Pool, Mary Jane
20TH CENTURY DECORATING, ARCHITECTURE & GARDENS : 80 Years of Ideas & Pleasure from House & Garden
NY: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1980

First edition. Quarto. 320 pp; profusely illustrated in b/w & some in color; index. Hardcover with dustjacket. Near Fine/Near Fine, 1/2-in. chip at top of jacket spine & short tear & crease at top edge on back panel. A decade-by-decade look at the most important developments in interior design, architecture and gardens as they first appeared in the pages of House & Garden magazine.
Inventory number #008734



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


Price:
$20.00

Girouard, Mark
THE VICTORIAN COUNTRY HOUSE
New Haven: Yale University Press, 1979

Revised and enlarged edition. Quarto. 467 pp, including 33 color and 427 b/w illustrations. Cloth with dj. VG/VG-. 3 inch long strip of de-lamination on top edge of jacket.
Inventory number #008603