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Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$35.00

Atkinson, William
Views of Picturesque Cottages with Plans
Farnborough: Gregg Press, 1971

Reprint of 1805 edition. Octavo. viii, 29 pp text; 13 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 #013850



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$35.00

Lugar, Robert
The Country Gentleman's Architect: Containing a Variety of Designs for Farm Houses and Farm Yards of Different Magnitudes
Farnborough: Gregg Press, 1971

Reprint of 1807 edition. Octavo. v, 26 pp text; 22 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 #013849



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: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$150.00

Ware, William R.
THE AMERICAN VIGNOLA. Part I: The Five Orders; Part II: Arches and Vaults, Roofs and Domes, Doors and Windows, Walls and Ceilings, Steps and Staircases
Scranton, PA: International Textbook Company, 1913

Part I, Fifth edition, 1920 / Part II, Second edition, 1913. Quarto. iv, 46 pp; 18 loose plates in rear pocket. Part II: vi, 52 pp; 19 loose plates in rear pocket. Dark blue cloth with gilt-stamped lettering on cover & spine. VG, both volumes ex-library (non-circulating) - only marks are ink stamps on front & rear pastedowns and endpapers. Former owner name on ffep; covers show minimal wear, spine gilt dull on Part II.
Inventory number #013838



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. [128] pp + 72 pp advertisements. Profuse b/w illustrations from photographs and renderings, printed on one side only. Gilt-lettered 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 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 many others. Includes an Arts & Crafts category, with ironwork by Samuel Yellin and others. Uncommon
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:
$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: 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 is general construction advice & math; the rest features house plans with b/w photos. Uncommon.
Inventory number #013793



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: 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: 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: 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
Paris 1937-Paris 1957: Creations en France : [exposition], Centre Georges Pompidou, 28 mai-2 novembre 1981
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 held at the Centre Georges Pompidou from 28 may to 2 november 1981.
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: 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



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$12.50

Sembach, Klaus-Jurgen
STYLE 1930: Elegance and Sophistication in Architecture, Design, Fashion, Graphics, and Photography
NY: Universe Books, 1972

Small quarto. 175 pp; 8 color & 118 b/w plates; biographies; notes on the plates. Paperback bound in printed wrappers. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; covers show light edgewear.
Inventory number #013358



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$15.00

Benjamin, Asher
THE AMERICAN BUILDER'S COMPANION or, A System of Architecture Particularly Adapted to the Present Style of Building
NY: Dover, 1969

Reprint. Quarto. ix + 114 pp of text; 70 plates, containing over 375 figures. Paperback. VG, light wear to corners. A reprint of the sixth & final edition (1827), with a new introduction by William Morgan. This is the first edition of a work by Asher Benjamin to offer "Grecian architecture," and the real starting point of the Greek Revival in New England. This edition is augmented by nine additional plates on handrails for circular stairs and Grecian architecture.
Inventory number #013322



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


Price:
$300.00

Turner, Laurence. Intro. by Arthur T. Bolton
Decorative Plasterwork in Great Britain
London: Country Life, 1927

First edition. Folio. xxxviii, 271 pp; 348 photographs & drawings. Original gilt-decorated red cloth, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt with dustjacket. Near Fine/VG, a crisp, unmarked copy; jacket has small loss of base of spine & a few short edge tears, shows light soil. A comprehensive illustrated survey of British decorative plasterwork from 1509 to the start of the French revolution in 1789. Includes the work of Inigo Jones, Christopher Wren, Grinling Gibbons, Robert & James Adam, and many others.
Inventory number #013320