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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: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$150.00

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. VG+, 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: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$650.00

Forster, Frank J.
COUNTRY HOUSES: The Work of Frank J. Forster
NY: William Helburn, 1931

First edition. Small folio. 183 plates, illustrated with b/w photographs, drawings and floor plans. Original maroon cloth with gilt lettering. VG+, a clean, unmarked copy; spine ends & corners lightly rubbed, binding a bit loose. Frank J. Forster (1886-1948) specialized in country houses. His early designs were in an English picturesque style, but after 1924 he became the nation's leading exponent of the rustic, farmhouse-like buildings that he had seen during trips through the French countryside. Most of his houses were in the suburban environs of Connecticut, Westchester County, and Pennsylvania.
Inventory number #013248



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


Price:
$50.00

Ford, Katherine Morrow & Thomas H. Creighton
THE AMERICAN HOUSE TODAY: 85 Notable Examples Selected and Evaluated
NY: Reinhold Publishing, 1954

Second printing. Quarto. iv, 239 pp; profusely illustrated with b/w photographs & plans; index. Red cloth with dustjacket. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy, bottom of spine starting to fray, small faded area at base of spine corresponding to 2 in. loss at base of jacket that extends a bit onto back cover. Drawing on examples from around the country, the authors discuss all aspects of the design of the modern house - the site, interior & exterior environment, space organization, construction & materials, aesthetics, lifestyle & activities of the occupants. First publishd in 1951.
Inventory number #013196



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


Price:
$105.00

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

First edition. Octavo. xxi, 393pp; 93 b/w illustrations & 14 text figures; appendix; list of manuscripts quoted; notes; index. Blue 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'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: Hard Cover
Condition: Fine
Jacket: Fine


Price:
$50.00

Newcomb, Rexford, new introduction by Marc Appleton
MEDITERRANEAN DOMESTIC ARCHITECTURE in the United States
NY: Acanthus Press, 1999

Quarto. 224 pp; fully illustrated with b/w photos & plans. Cloth with dustjacket. Fine/Fine, a crisp, tight, unmarked copy. Originally published in 1928, this book features primarily Italian and Spanish Colonial-style homes located in Southern California and Florida. Some of the architects shown are George Washington Smith, Reginald D. Johnson, Summer Greene, Wallace Neff, Elmer Grey, and Marion Sims Wyeth.
Inventory number #013159



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$15.00

Curl, Donald W.
MIZNER'S FLORIDA: American Resort Architecture
NY/Cambridge: Architectural History Foundation / MIT, 1987

First edition. Octavo. xii, 250 pp; 149 b/w photographs & floor plans; notes; bibliography; list of buildings & projects; index. Paperback. Near Fine, a crisp, tight, unmarked copy. Palm Beach's society architect - Addison Mizner - founded the Spanish style as the distinctive style for Florida's resort architecture in just seven years, from 1919 to 1926.
Inventory number #013158



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: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$20.00

blake, Peter
FORM FOLLOWS FIASCO: Why Modern Architecture Hasn't Worked
Boston: Little, Brown and Co., 1977

Quarto. 169 pp; over 130 b/w photographs. Paperback. VG. a clean, unmarked copy; bookplate on inside front cover, minor edgewear.
Inventory number #013135



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:
$1600.00

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

Reid, Kenneth, editor
PENCIL POINTS. August 1938. Vol. 19, No. 8
Stamford, CT: Reinhold Publishing Corp., 1938

Quarto, pp 472-534 + 48 pp of advertisements; full of b/w illustrations & a few color plates. Paperback. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; approx. 1-in. loss at both top & bottom of spine, covers lightly soiled, back cover rubbed. This issue features the houses of William Wilson Wurster. The Comparative Details No. 39 features Trellised Entrances.
Inventory number #013014



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$35.00

Clair, Jean, et al.
LES REALISMES, 1919-1939: [exposition], Centre Georges Pompidou, 17 decembre 1980-20 avril 1981, Staatliche Kunsthalle Berlin, 10 mai-30 juin 1981 (French Edition)
Paris: Centre Georges Pompidou, 1980

Quarto. 529 pp; profuse b/w & color photographs; biographies & bibliographies. Text in French. Paperback. Near Fine, a crisp, unmarked copy. Organized by the National Museum of Modern Art (painting, sculpture, photography, drawing), the Center of Industrial Creation (architecture, graphics, industrial objects, poster) and the Public Library of Information (literature), and presenting artistic works and the literary works of Germany, Belgium, U.S., Spain, France, Great Britain, Italy, the Netherlands, Scandinavia, Switzerland and Czechoslovakia. It features rich iconography and quotes from poems and extracts from literary texts.
Inventory number #013011



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


Price:
$75.00

Burkhardt
MIES VAN DER ROHE: Sa Carriere, Son Heritage et Ses Disciples
Paris: Centre Georges Pompidou, 1987

Quarto. 175 pp; profuse color & photographs; bibliography; index. Text in French. Publisher's black cloth with white lettering in dustjacket. Near Fine/VG, a crisp unmarked copy; jacket has light edgewear.
Inventory number #013008



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


Price:
$175.00

Eveno, Claude
LE CORBUSIER: Une Encyclopedie (Collection Monographie) (French Edition)
Paris: Centre Georges Pompidou, 1987

Quarto. 497 pp; profuse b/w photographs; bibliography; index. Text in French. Publisher's black cloth with white lettering in dustjacket. Near Fine/VG, a crisp unmarked copy; jacket has short edge tear, mild soil, edges slightly yellowed.
Inventory number #013004



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$20.00

Creighton, Thomas H., editor
BUILDING FOR MODERN MAN: A Symposium
Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1949

First edition. Octavo. xv, 219 pp. Black cloth with silver reverse lettered spine. VG
Inventory number #013001



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$35.00

Albanese, Flavio, ed.
Domus no. 911 febbraio 2008
Milan: Editoriale Domus Spa, 2008

12.75" x 9.75". 191 pp; profuse color & b/w illustrations. Text in Italian & English. Paperback. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; light edgewear, top corner creased, bottom corner is curled. This issue includes several articles on Gio Ponti.
Inventory number #012999