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Binding: Softcover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$20.00

Walker, Harry Leslie
The Parish Churches of England
Bethlehem, PA: Chapman Slate Co., 1930

No. 1, May 1930. Quarto. 16 pp; profuse b/w photographs by the author. Stapled wraps. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; staples rusted, middle spread (pp 7-10) detached but present. The first in a series of monographs prepared for architects and others interested in the building of churches. Chapman Slate Co. was founded when William Chapman, an Englishman, discovered slate deposits in PA in 1850. This monograph shows the beauty of English parish churches with their stone roofs.
Inventory number #013954



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$150.00

Macartney, Mervyn E.
Recent English Domestic Architecture: Being a Special Issue of The Architectural Review 1908
London: The Architectural Review, 1908

Quarto. 200 pp; xlii pp of advertisements; profuse b/w photographs & floor plans; list of architects, list of houses, index of advertisers. Text in English, French & German. Expertly rebound in dark green buckram with gilt-lettered spine, new endpapers. Lacks first two pp of advertisments (i, ii). VG, an unmarked copy, minor soil on first and last pp; binding solid & tight. This volume includes the work of fifty British architects, including Detmar Blow & Fernand Billerey; E. Guy Dawber; Ernest Gimson, R.S. Lorimer, Edwin Lutyens, C.F.A. Voysey, Fairfax B. Wade, Edward Warren, and many others
Inventory number #013930



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$15.00

Harris, Leslie & Gervase Jackson-Stops
Robert Adam and Kedleston: The Making of a Neo-Classical Masterpiece
London: National Trust, 1987

Oblong quarto. 96 pp; 82 color & b/w plates and several b/w illustrations; bibliography. Paperback. Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy; edges of back cover lightly toned. House & Garden article, "Adam's Glory" by James Lees-Milne laid in. Catalogue to accompany "The Treasure Houses of Britain" exhibition at the National Gallery in Washington, in which Kedleston was well represented. Edited & with foreword by Gervase Jackson-Stops.
Inventory number #013917



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$20.00

Littlefield, Doris Bayley & Steven Brooke
VIZCAYA
Miami: Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, 1984

First edition. Octavo. 94 pp; profuse color photographs by Steven Brooke. Paperback. Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy. Vizcaya, the lavish estate on Miami's Biscayne Bay built by wealthy industrialist James Deering in the 1910's, featured a 70-room Italian baroque mansion, magnificent Italian Renaissance gardens, lagoons, canals, citrus groves, a farm village, and a yacht harbor. Originally 180 acres, the mansion and gardens today occupy 50 acres, and are open to the public.
Inventory number #013908



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$15.00

Gresleri, Giuliano
JOSEF HOFFMANN
NY: Rizzoli, 1985

Octavo. 199 pp; profuse b/w photographs throughout; biography; list of major works. Paperback. VG, a clean, unmarked copy, spine creased yet tight binding, covers lightly soiled.
Inventory number #013906



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


Price:
$100.00

Smith, H. Clifford
BUCKINGHAM PALACE: Its Treasures, Decoration & History
London: Counrtry Life, 1931

Large quarto. xxiii, 299 pp; 3 color plates & 351 b/w illustrations. Original blue gilt-lettered cloth with dustjacket with color illustration tipped on.. VG/VG, a crisp, unmarked copy; binding tight; price-clipped jacket is toned, with light edgewear, small loss to spine ends. This is the first complete authoritative survey of Buckingham Palace; the author was on the staff of the Victoria & Albert Museum.
Inventory number #013895



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


Price:
$25.00

Stroud, Dorothy
HENRY HOLLAND: His Life and Architecture
NY: A.S. Barnes, 1966

First edition. Octavo. 159 pp; 133 b/w illustrations, 4 floor plans; index. Original brown cloth with dustjacket. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; price-clipped jacket lightly worn at extremities. Henry Holland (1745-1806), English architect whose elegant, simple Neoclassicism contrasted with the more lavish Neoclassical style of his contemporary Robert Adam.
Inventory number #013894



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


Price:
$20.00

Kirk, Paul Hayden & Eugene D. Sternberg
Doctors' Offices & Clinics: Medical & Dental
NY: Reinhold Publishing Corp., 1955

First edition. Quarto. 218 pp; 2 color & profuse b/w photographs and plans; bibliography; index. Cloth with dustjacket. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy, minor fading to board edges; unclipped jacket has light edgewear, spine darkened with small loss to ends. Part of the Progressive Architecture Library series.
Inventory number #013885



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket: None


Price:
$30.00

Halfpenny, William
MAGNUM IN PARVO: or, The Marrow of Architecture
NY: Benjamin Blom, 1968

Quarto. 19 pp + 15 plates. Green cloth with white spine lettering & architectural drawing of column. Near Fine. Reprint of London, 1728 edition.
Inventory number #013851



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: 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 is general construction advice & math; the rest features house plans with b/w photos. Uncommon.
Inventory number #013793