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


Price:
$75.00

Goodwin, Philip
ROOFTREES or the Architectural History of an American Family
Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1933

First edition. Quarto. 71 text pages accompanied by 64 full-page photographs & 17 scaled drawings of architectural details, floor plans & plot plans. Two-toned cloth. VG, a crisp, unmarked copy; jacket has large chip on back panel (2.5" x 5"), and two smaller edge chips on front cover, spine sunned with small loss to ends & moderate rubbing to edges. This book features the residential architecture of Francis and Philip Goodwin; Goodwin Bullard & Woolsey; McKim, Mead and White; and Delano & Aldrich, executed from 1632 to 1932 for ten generations of the Goodwin family.
Inventory number #013312



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


Price:
$20.00

Hammond, Ralph
ANTE-BELLUM MANSIONS OF ALABAMA
NY: Bonanza, 1951

Reprint. Quarto. 196 pp; numerous b/w photographs, floor plans. Cloth in dustjacket. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; jacket lightly rubbed, light edgewear incl. small loss at head of spine The author personally visited and studied over 300 ante-bellum mansions in Alabama; he selected the fifty finest antebellum houses to feature here.
Inventory number #013310



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


Price:
$125.00

Harris, Eileen
BRITISH ARCHITECTURAL BOOKS AND WRITERS 1556-1785
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1990

First edition. Quarto. 571 pp; addenda; index. Cloth with dustjacket. VG+/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; back cover of jacket toned. This is the first account of architectural books printed in Britain.
Inventory number #013299



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$40.00

Cooke, Robert [Signed]
WEST COUNTRY HOUSES: An illustrated account of some country houses and their owners, in the counties of Bristol, Gloucester, Somerset, and Wiltshire. Being also a guide to domestic architecture from the reign of Henry II to Victoria
Clifton, Bristol: The Author, 1957

First edition. Quarto. 183 pp; 319 b/w photographs. Gilt-lettered blue cloth, top edge gilt. VG, a clean, unmarked copy, spine lightly sunned. Inscribed on title page to J.I.M. Stewart.
Inventory number #013290



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket: None


Price:
$100.00

Tuttle, Maria & Marcus Binney
WINFIELD HOUSE
London: Thames & Hudson, 2008

First edition. Folio. 171 pp plus 4 gatefolds; 149 color & 27 b/w illustrations. Cloth with color photo inset on front & back covers, no jacket, as issued. Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy, tiny bump to one corner. Winfield House, a beautiful home set in twelve acres of Regent's Park in London, was built in 1936-37 by the Woolworth heiress Barbara Hutton. After World War II she gave it to the United States government for use as the official residence of the American Ambassador to the Court of St. James.
Inventory number #013289



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


Price:
$100.00

Wright, Richardson, ed.
LOW COST SUBURBAN HOMES: A Book of Suggestions for the Man with the Moderate Purse
NY: Robert M. McBride & Company, 1916

Small quarto. 120 pp; b/w photographs & floorplans throughout. Green cloth with white-lettered cover & spine. VG, spine lettering rubbed off. Interiors & exteriors of houses by architects including Dwight James Baum, Caretto & Forster, Ralph Adams Cram, Aymar Embury II, Myron Hunt & Elmer Grey, Murphy & Dana, C.E. Schermerhorn, Frank Lloyd Wright.
Inventory number #013275



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


Price:
$95.00

Eberlein, Harold Donaldson & Roger Wearne Ramsdell
SMALL MANOR HOUSES AND FARMSTEADS IN FRANCE
Philadelphia / NY: J.B. Lippincott / The Architectural Record, 1926

First edition. Quarto. xx, 303 pp; color frontispiece, 253 b/w photographs & drawings; index. Original pictorial blue cloth with gilt lettering on cover & spine, top edge gilt, with dustjacket. Near Fine/VG, a tight, clean copy, former owner name, dated 1928 on front endpaper, else unmarked; uncommon jacket has small loss at top & bottom of spine, edges of spine partially split, with some loss.
Inventory number #013180



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


Price:
$15.00

Fleming, John
ROBERT ADAM and his Circle in Edinburgh and Rome
Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1962

Octavo. xxi, 393pp; 93 b/w illustrations & 14 text figures; appendix; list of manuscripts quoted; notes; index. Cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/VG, a tight, clean, unmarked copy; price-clipped jacket has minimal edgewear with one small edge tear. Based on several hundred letters written by Robert and James Adam from Italy, this book provides an intimate account of the development of Robert Adam. Beginning in early 18th C. Edinburgh when William Adam, Robert and James's father, was the leading Scottish architect, it follows Robert to Italy and then to London & the setting up of his practice. It also provides a fascinating account of artistic and social life in Rome, Florence, Naples, and Venice through the eyes of a sharp-witted Scot.
Inventory number #013176



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$15.00

Lindsay, James
PICTORIAL GUILFORD. A New England Town in Photographs
Guilford, CT: Guilford Keeping Society, 1976

Quarto. 40 pp; full of historic b/w photogarphs. Paperback. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; light edgewear to covers.
Inventory number #013139



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


Price:
$15.00

Penoyre, John & Michael Ryan
THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF ARCHITECTURE
London / NY: Frederick Warne & Co., 1970

Fifth edition. Sixteenmo. 223 pp; many illustrations (some in color); map; illustrated glossary. Cloth with dustjacket. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy, price-clipped jacket shows minor wear at top of spine & corners, red spine lettering a little faded. #13 in the Observer's Pocket series
Inventory number #013124



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


Price:
$1500.00

Lindeberg, H.T. Introduction by Royal Cortissoz
DOMESTIC ARCHITECTURE OF H.T. LINDEBERG
NY: William Helburn, 1940

First edition. Folio. xxi, xiv, 310 pp; illustrated from photographs, drawings, plans, and elevations, including six plates in color; list of clients. Original gilt-stamped red cloth. VG, top & bottom of spine and edges of backstrip lightly rubbed, covers show light soil, gilt spine dull. PRESENTATION COPY TO THE PRINTER - Inscribed "To E.L. Hildreth, With thanks for your care and congratulations on your success in the printing of this book - Harrie T. Lindberg, August 15, 1940.
Inventory number #013116



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$65.00

Trade Catalogue
Manufacture de Carreaux Mosaiques en Portland Comprime. Mosaiques en Marbres des Alpes
Paris: Paul-Dubos & Cie., n.d.

ca. 1900. First edition. Folded size: 7 1/8" h x 4 5/8" w - opens up to 7 1/8" x 23 1/4". 9 pp, full of color illustrations of tile designs. Text in French. Folding stiff cardstock. Near Fine, minor rubbing to fore edge. The catalogue depicts fifteen tile designs with interchangeable borders. Also 2 pp showing several stone balustrade designs.
Inventory number #013022



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good+


Price:
$25.00

Trade Catalogue
KELSEY Health Heat. Type R
Syracuse, NY: Kelsey Heating Company, 1927

Quarto. 20 pp; full of b/w photographs & drawings. Stiff brown wraps. VG+, a clean, unmarked copy
Inventory number #012989



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$30.00

Trade Catalogue
WINDOWALLS: Ways to use Andersen complete wood window units in your new Home
Bayport, MN: Andersen Corp., n.d.

ca. 1950's. Quarto. 24 pp; illustrated with b/w photographs & drawings. Illustrated stapled paperback. VG-, no ownership marks; cover has 3" split at top & bottom of spine, tiny chip to top corner. This brochure presents eighteen "Windowalls" or walls of windows. Includes sizes, uses, prices, etc.
Inventory number #012987



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


Price:
$125.00

Reiff, Daniel D.
HOUSES FROM BOOKS: The Influence of Treatises, Pattern Books, and Catalogs in American Architecture, 1738-1950. A History and Guide
University Park, PA: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2000

Quarto. xi, 412 pp; 734 b/w photographs, drawings, floor plans & graphs; notes; bibliography; index. Cloth with gilt-lettered spine in dustjacket. Near Fine/Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy; binding slightly cocked; jacket slightly rubbed.
Inventory number #012979



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$150.00

Leyland, John, editor
GARDENS OLD & NEW The Country House & Its Garden Environment
London/NY: Country Life/Scribners Sons, n.d.

n.d. Volume 1, 3rd edition. Folio. xxiv + 298 pp; the featured estates are illustrated with b/w photographs by Charles Latham; many of the header illustrations are by Arthur Rackham. Green pictorial cloth, all edges gilt. VG, small loss at base of spine, head of spine & corners rubbed, bottom edges of cover lightly rubbed, binding a bit loose. Name of Boston architect Andrew H. Hepburn at top of title page, dated 1905.
Inventory number #012974



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$125.00

Leyland, John, editor
GARDENS OLD & NEW The Country House & Its Garden Environment
London/NY: Country Life/Scribners Sons, n.d.

n.d. Volume Two. Folio. xli + 284 pp; is illustrated by b/w photos by Charles Latham; many of the header illustrations are by Arthur Rackham. Gray pictorial cloth, all edges gilt. VG,
Inventory number #012973



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$15.00

Reid, Richard
THE SHELL BOOK OF COTTAGES
London: Michael Joseph, 1986

First paperback edition. Octavo. 256 pp; b/w photos, floor plans & line drawings; glossary; bibliography; index. Paperback. VG, bottom corner creased, black remainder mark on bottom edge, else a tight, clean, unmarked copy. This comprehensive survey of cottages, region by region, analyses the history, regional styles, materials and methods of construction. Detailed line drawings illustrate different types of walls, roofs, chimneys, doors and windows, along with numerous floor plans and b/w photographs.
Inventory number #012956



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$125.00

Samuely, Felix James & Conrad Wilson Hamann
Civil Protection; the Application of the Civil Defence Act and Other Government Requirements for Air Raid Shelters, Etc.
London: The Architectural Press, 1939

Folio. 165 pp plus 32 pp advertising section; full of diagrams & tables; fold-out map; index. Publisher's cream cloth with dark blue stamped lettering on cover & spine. Good only - binding tender, covers soiled; former owner name on front free endpaper; occasional pencil underlining.
Inventory number #012926



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


Price:
$15.00

Whitehead, Russell F., ed.
EARLY HOMES OF NEW YORK AND THE MID-ATLANTIC STATES
NY: Arno/Crown, 1977

Quarto. 223 pp; profuse b/w photographs & measured drawings. Red leatherette. VG/VG, architect's ink stamp on front pastedown, light pencil underlining throughout last 7 monographs; unclipped jacket has light edgewear. A re-issue of sixteen of "The White Pine Series of Architectural Monographs" published between 1915 and 1931. The monographs documented,, in both photographs and measured drawings, the historic buildings of the original thirteen colonies, accompanied by a historic essay.
Inventory number #012925