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



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:
$200.00

Mitchell, William R., Jr.
Edward Vason Jones 1909-1980: Architect, Connoisseur and Collector
Savannah, GA: Martin-St. Martin Publishing, 1995

First edition. Quarto. 223 pp; more than 200 illustrations in color; appendices; bibliography; index. Cloth with dustjacket. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy, small rub at head of spine; jacket has light creasing at head of spine, light surface wear. Along with Neel Reid, Philip Trammell Shutze, and Hal Hentz, Edward Vason Jones is considered one of the preeminent Neoclassical architects of the South, if not America. He was equally known as a scholar and collector of neoclassical furniture and decorative arts.
Inventory number #013611



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: 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