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Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$300.00

Bosc, Ernest
Dictionnaire Raisonne d'Architecture et des sciences et arts qui s'y rattachent. 2nd Edition
Paris: Firmin-Didot, 1883

1883-1884. Second edition. Four volumes. Quarto. 551, 570, 575, 519 pp, a total of 40 chromolithographs throughout the four vols, profuse b/w illustrations in the text; bibliography. Text in French. Blue leather spine with blue pebble cloth boards, five raised bands with gilt rules, gilt spine lettering & gilt fleurons in three compartments, top edge marbled. A handsome set in VG condition - volumes are clean with no markings, bindings are tight, with light edgewear.
Inventory number #014305



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


Price:
$125.00

Saylor, Henry H.
BUNGALOWS: Their Design, Construction and Furnishing, with Suggestions also for Camps, Summer Homes and Cottages of Similar Character
NY: Robert M. McBride, 1920

Third edition. Quarto. 206, (3) pp; color frontispiece, profuse b/w photos and floor plans; index. Pictorial cloth with dustjacket. VG/VG, front free endpaper toned from newspaper clipping since removed, else a clean & unmarked copy; cover image bright with no loss (protected by jacket) though spine lettering rubbed off; jacket toned, with a few closed edge tears, and small hole (0.5" x 0.5") on spine. Uncommon in jacket.
Inventory number #014303



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$135.00

Zachman, Eugene C.
The New Municipal Auditorium Kansas City, Mo.
Kansas City, MO: NP, 1936

First edition. 14" H x 10.75" W. [32] pp; profusely illustrated with b/w photographs with silver border designs. Cream card stock with pictorial image of flag poles above entrance, heightened with silver. Four-page floor plan of the structure is laid in. VG condition - a clean, unmarked copy; covers bright, with light edge chipping at top & bottom edges. A wonderfully designed Art Deco booklet to honor a majestic art deco auditorium.
Inventory number #014280



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$45.00

American Face Brick Association
THE STORY OF BRICK: The Permanence, Beauty, and Economy of the Face Brick House
Chicago: American Face Brick Assoc, 1922

Third edition. Octavo. 55 pp; contains one color plate & numerous b/w photographs. Pictorial card covers. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; covers bright with minimal edgewear. A well illustrated pamphlet full of b/w photos of brick houses of the period, including the work of Grosvenor Atterbury, Carrere & Hastings, Myron Hunt, Janssen & Abbott, Wilson Eyre; Duhring, Okie & Ziegler, and many more.
Inventory number #014279



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$45.00

[Fireplaces]
THE HOME FIRES: A Few Suggestions in Face Brick Fireplaces
Chicago: American Face Brick Association, 1925

First edition. Octavo. 47 pp; full of b/w drawings & photographs. Sewn binding perfect bound in brown illustrated wrappers. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; covers clean with minimal wear. This book features many examples of face-brick fireplaces, some with location and architect noted. The last page lists members of the American Face Brick Association.
Inventory number #014278



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$45.00

Goodhue, Ruth, managing editor
The Architectural Forum May 1942: War Housing
NY: Architectural Forum, 1942

Volume 76, Number 5. Quarto. text pp 261-348, 116 pp advertisements; profuse b/w illustrations - photographs, floor plans, and diagrams. Illustrated paperback. VG+ a clean, unmarked copy, light edgewear. The focus of this issue is war housing, "The defense housing shown in this issue is a cross section of the best produced in the past year. Articles include "Planning War Housing" by housing pioneers Hill-Hoover-Heckler-Kohankie, of Pittsburgh; "San Diego with more defense houses than any other U.S, city"; "War Housing Projects," a 60-pp illustrated survey of new projects with numerous examples of differing approaches to war housing. Also an article on remodeling old houses for war housing.
Inventory number #014276



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


Price:
$25.00

Lessard, Suzannah
The Architect of Desire: Beauty and Danger in the Stanford White Family
NY: Dial Press, 1996

Second printing. Octavo. 334 pp; b/w illustrations; b/w photos. Cloth-backed boards with dustjacket. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; bottom front corner lightly bumped, unclipped jacket with no creases or tears. The author is the oldest of Stanford White's great-granddaughters.
Inventory number #014274



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$65.00

Pencil Points
COMPARATIVE ARCHITECTURAL DETAILS: The Pencil Points Series, 1936
NY: Reinhold Publishing, 1937

Quarto. 92 pp; richly illustrated with measured drawings & b/w photographs on every page. Brown stiff card covers with three-brad binding. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; covers with minor edgewear, light soiling on front cover. A collection of details of domestic architecture, selected from the work of well-known architects, incl. Frank Forster, Dwight James Baum, Mellor & Meigs, Wm. Lescaze, Walter Dorwin Teague & many others. The details include doorways, screen doors, shutters, stairways, wood trusses, overmantels, garage doors, pergolas, garden pools, driveways, motor blocks, etc.
Inventory number #014273



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: New
Jacket: New


Price:
$75.00

Appleton, Marc
NEW CLASSICISTS: Appleton & Associates Architects
Mulgrave: Images Publishing, 2007

First edition. Large quarto. 256 pp; profuse color photographs; project list; bibliography. Cloth with dustjacket. Fine/Fine, a new, unused copy. Foreword by Witold Rybczynski. This monograph features fifteen residences designed and built by Appleton & Associates, Architects from 1987 to 2005. They are primarily in California, as well as houses in Telluride, CO, and in Martha's Vineyard, MA.
Inventory number #014260



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


Price:
$75.00

Maher, James T.
THE TWILIGHT OF SPLENDOR: Chronicles of the Age of American Palaces
Boston: Little, Brown, 1975

First edition. Octavo. 453 pp; b/w illustrations; index. Cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/VG, a clean, tight, unmarked copy; unclipped jacket lightly rubbed with minor color loss on front panel, edges lightly worn, abraded area at top of front flap most likely caused by removal of address label. The author presents five opulent private houses built in the U.S. between WWI and the Depression. They are Whitemarsh Hall (Philadelphia), Ca' d'Zan (Sarasota, FL), Vizcaya (Miami), San Marino (San Marino, CA), and Shadow Lawn (West Long Branch, NJ).
Inventory number #014258



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


Price:
$65.00

Port, M.H., editor
The Houses of Parliament
New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1976

First edition. Quarto. xxi, 347 pp; frontispiece "Gothic Lily" wall paper, printed by hand by John Penny Ltd from the original wood blocks, 11 color plates, 208 b/w illustrations, 3 tables; appendices; notes; index. Cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; jacket lightly chipped at top of spine and one corner.
Inventory number #014257



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


Price:
$150.00

Strong, Roy, Marcus Binney & John Harris [Inscribed by John Harris]
The Destruction of the Country House 1875-1975
London: Thames and Hudson, 1974

First edition. Octavo. 192 pp; 383 b/w photographs; lists of houses destroyed, in England, Scotland and Wales. Cloth with dustjacket. VG/VG, a clean copy with no markings, page edges slightly toned, front & rear free endpapers toned opposite jacket flaps (as usual); price-clipped jacket has light edgewear. On half title page - "Inscribed by the author, for Francis, with whom he is so often in architectural accord! John Harris"
Inventory number #014256



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$45.00

Dolkart, Andrew Scott
THE TEXTURE OF TRIBECA: An Illustrated History
NY: Tribeca Community Association, 1989

First edition. Oblong quarto. 59, [5] pp; numerous b/w photographs of buildings. Tan illustrated wraps with dark brown lettering on cover. VG, slight tear at top edge near spine, cover shows light soil, text is clean with marks in the book.
Inventory number #014255



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$225.00

Teller & Halverson
Teller & Halverson, Architects. 280 Wall St, Kingston, NY
NY: Architectural Catalog Co., 1933

First edition. Folio (13.25" x 10"). [23] pp; illustrations from photographs of exteriors & a few interiors, printed on recto only, plus [3] pp advertisements. Original brown wraps with yapped edges. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; covers clean, only minor edgewear. Teller & Halverson are known for their Colonial Revival houses in Ulster County & nearby areas. This monograph features interiors & exterior of five residences, as well as New Paltz Methodist Episcopal Church, New Paltz Central High School, and Ulster County Tuberculosis Hospital, Kingston, NY.
Inventory number #014222



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$35.00


THE ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW. Vol. 8, No. 5. May 1919
NY: Architectural Review, 1919

Small folio. xviii, pp 117-146; 16 b/w plates (printed on one side), numerous b/w photographs & some floor plans; iii - xviii pp of advertisements. Printed wraps. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; spine intact, fore edge heavily chipped, spine & back cover light soil. This issue contains work of the following architects - Ralph Harrington Doane, John Russell Pope, C.P. H. Gilbert, Grosvenor Atterbury & John A. Tompkins, Welles & Bosworth, and Taylor & Levi.
Inventory number #014221



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$75.00

[New York City Houses]
THE BRICKBUILDER. Volume 17, Number 9. September 1908
Boston: Rogers & Manson, 1908

Folio. pp 178-222; profuse b/w photographs and floor plans; xxxii advertisements on inside covers. Printed wraps. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; spine chipped & covers nearly detached, bottom corner slightly wrinkled from old dampstain. This issue features New York City Houses with 24 pp of illustrations from photographs of houses & plans, representative of the best of recent work.
Inventory number #014220



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$60.00

Prentice, P.I., Editor
HOUSE & HOME: November 1960
NY: Time Inc., 1960

Folio. 284 pp; profusely illustrated with b/w & color photographs. Color illustrated wraps. VG-, a clean, unmarked copy; light wear to cover edges with small loss at bottom of spine, front cover lightly foxed. This issue features 61 good idea houses for '61. Cover photograph of Los Angeles house by Julius Shulman; architect is Richard Kappa.
Inventory number #014217



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$15.00


Scientific American Supplement Vol. VII - No. 166, March 8, 1879
NY: Munn & Co., 1879

Vol. VII, No. 166. Folio. pp 2634-2648; b/w illustrations. Paperback. VG, an unmarked copy; edges have a few short tears, soiling at horizontal fold. Topics include drainage of an apartment house, . It features engineering & mechanics, architecture, technology, electricity, light, heat, etc, medicine & hygiene, and agriculture, horticulture, etc.
Inventory number #014211



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$30.00

[Tuxedo Park]
ARCHITECTURE. June 1903. Volume VII, Number 42
NY: Forbes & Company, Ltd., 1903

Vol. VII, No. 42. Quarto. pp 65-76; 8 full-page loose b/w plates, b/w photographs and floor plans; xxxii advertisements. Printed wraps. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; cover edges chipped & covers detached. This issue features six houses in Tuxedo Park, NY, as well as Reid Memorial Library, Passaic, NJ; Van Wickle Memorial Gates, Brown University, Providence, RI; gardens, F.W. Vanderbilt, Hyde Park-on-Hudson; Circle Hotel, NY, NY; Philip S. Henry residence, 1053 5th Ave; design for a country house by E. Guy Dawber, architect; and design for a group of workingmen's cottages by J.J. Talbot, architect.
Inventory number #014209



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Good


Price:
$100.00

Trade Catalogue
FIREPROOF CONSTRUCTION for Houses and other Buildings of Moderate Cost
Pittsburgh: National Fire Proofing Company, 1910

Fourth edition. Octavo. 93 pp; profuse b/w photographs, diagrams, a few floor plans. Pictorial card wraps with embossed lettering and image. Good only - heavy water damage throughout affecting pages and covers though no pages are stuck together. First edition published in 1908, Uncommon
Inventory number #014207