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Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: New


Price:
$150.00

Murphy, Richard
Carlo Scarpa and Castelvecchio Revisited
Edinburgh: Breakfast Mission Publishing, 2017

Large quarto. 384 pp; profuse color & b/w illustrations, including measured drawings. Paperback with French flaps. A new, unused copy. The Venetian architect Carlo Scarpa (1906-78) worked on the Castelvecchio Museum in Verona, Italy from 1957 to 1975, and the building is arguably his most important work. This book introduces the reader to the complex history of the building as well as sequences of Scarpa's own highly revealing drawings.
Inventory number #014611



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$65.00

E.T. Burrowes Co.
Burrowes' Wire Screens for Windows and Doors
Portland, ME: E.T. Burrowes Co., 1897

Quarto. 30 pp; illustrated with engravings and halftones. Color pictorial stiff paper wraps with original stamped, addressed mailing envelope. VG, marginal stain at top corner affecting all pp & covers, tiny stain on back cover, else a clean, unmarked copy. Features and describes all components of the company's sliding wire window screens and screen doors - the type of wire netting, screws, wood, etc. and illustrates various models. Also 10 pp of testimonials, illustrated with b/w photograph of mansions around the country. "Screening good houses is our specialty" - slogan on back cover.
Inventory number #014597



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$20.00

Pattison, James William, editor
Fine Arts Journal. September 1911
Chicago: Fine Arts Journal, 1911

Volume 25, Number 3. Quarto. pp 131-192; numerous b/w illustrations, advertisements. Printed illustrated wraps. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; covers with light edgewear. Contains 16-pp article on houses constructed with hollow tile for fire proofing, including 15 b/w photos of houses constructed with hollow tile, noting location and architect. The Fine Arts Journal, published in Chicago from 1899 to 1919, was an art magazine devoted to the fine arts and increasingly to the arts in the broadest sense.
Inventory number #014579



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$75.00

Morgan Woodwork Organization
Correct Woodwork for English and Norman French Homes
Chicago: Morgan Woodwork Organization, 1930

First edition. Quarto. 28 pp; full of drawings of different types of English and Norman French woodwork - entrance door frames, casement window sash frame, exterior moldings, stairways, interior trim, interior doors mantels, wall panelling, china cabinets, garage door, etc. Color-illustrated wraps. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; covers show light soil.
Inventory number #014566



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Good


Price:
$100.00

Trade Catalogue
Artistic Wood and Brick Mantels, Grates, Tile and Fire-place Fixtures: Catalogue M
Quincy, IL: Heitland Grate & Mantel Co., 1908

n.d. ca. 1908. Octavo. 32 pp; b/w illustrations of each item with specifications and price. Printed wraps. Good condition, thin paper wraps split 2" at bottom of spine, 2 " x 1.5" loss at inside corner of back cover, old tape repair on inside of front cover. June 1, 1908 discount slip tipped onto first page. Laid in: 4-pp leaflet featuring the hot-water circulating grate No. 51, and a mimeographed sheet of testimonials for the grate, dating from 1907 to 1910. OCLC locates 1 copy of Catalogue E at Hagley Museum and Library.
Inventory number #014565



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$285.00

Welsbach Company of New England
Universolier A Line of Gas and Combination Lighting Fixtures with Interchangeable Parts. Bulletin G-1
Boston: Welsbach, 1920

n.d. ca. 1920. Oblong octavo. pp 701-788; b/w photos of individual fixtures with specifications and price. Gilt-lettered brown card cover bound with cord in three holes. VG, an unmarked clean copy; cover with half of spine missing but holding tight with use of glue. Unusual gas lighting catalogue. One copy listed in OCLC - Canadian Center for Architecture.
Inventory number #014517



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


Price:
$35.00

Stillman, Damie
THE DECORATIVE WORK OF ROBERT ADAM
NY: Transatlantic Arts, 1966

First American edition. Octavo. viii, 119 pp; color frontispiece plus 173 b/w plates; bibliography; index. Blue cloth with gilt-lettered spine in dustjacket. Near Fine/VG, an unmarked, crisp copy; unclipped jacket has one closed edge tear on front cover, light chipping to spine ends, light soil.
Inventory number #014487



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$150.00

Waterman, Thomas Tileston & John A. Barrows
Domestic Colonial Architecture of Tidewater Virginia
Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 1947

Folio. xvii, 191 pp; illustrations, elevations, full size details of portfolios [13 plates], list of brick sizes, comparison of outline plans, glossary, index. Gilt-titled green cloth. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; slight dampstain at lower corner of front cover with corresponding waviness to text block pages, cover gilt dull, spine gilt obscured. This copy has been inscribed by Waterman for "Eppes & Bill Fahnestock, to mark the day that work was started on the restoration of Readbourne. Thomas T. Waterman, Corsica House, May 7, 1947." This book was originally in published in 1932.
Inventory number #014484



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Fine
Jacket: Near Fine


Price:
$40.00

Cederlund, Johan
Classical Swedish Architecture and Interiors 1650-1840
NY: W.W. Norton, 2006

First edition. Quarto. 270 pp; profuse color illustrations, floor plans; notes; glossary of selected terms; index. Cloth with dustjacket. Fine/Near Fine, a new, unused copy; unclipped jacket with minor surface wear.
Inventory number #014483



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$15.00

National Trust
Ham House, Surrey
London: National Trust, 1995

Octavo. 80 pp; color & b/w illustrations; bibliography; index. Paperback. Near Fine, an unmarked copy; tiny nick at base of spine, else no wear. One of the great Stuart country houses stands only ten miles from the center of London. Ham House still contains much of the lavish decoration, furniture and pictures commissioned by Elizabeth Dysart.
Inventory number #014481



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$30.00

Economakis, Richard, ed.
Quinlan Terry: Selected Works. Architectural Monographs No. 27
London: Academy Editions, 1993

Quarto. 143 pp; profuse color photographs, floor plans, elevations; list of buildings & projects. Paperback with flaps. VG, a clean copy, no marking inside; covers lightly scuffed, one corner & rear cover gently creased. Among the buildings featured in this monograph are the Regents Park villas; Paternoster Square; Richmond House, Cambridge; Brentwood Cathedral; and three state rooms at No. 10 Downing St.
Inventory number #014478



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$30.00

Graves, Michael
Le Corbusier: Selected Drawings
NY: Rizzoli, 1981

First American edition. Quarto. 143 pp; 21 color & over 200 b/w illustrations; list of drawings. Paperback. VG, an unmarked, tight copy; covers with light wear, one corner gently bumped. The book presents twenty of Le Corbusier's buildings and projects with several examples of each from thumb-nail sketches to working drawings. The buildings range from the private houses and apartments of the 1920s to the monumental schemes for Chandigarh in the 1950s and 1960s.
Inventory number #014474



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


Price:
$45.00

Bacon, Mardges
John McAndrew's Modernist Vision: From the Vassar College Art Library to the Museum of Modern Art in New York
Hudson, NY: Princeton Architectural Press, 2018

First edition. Small quarto. 190 pp; 16 pp of color photographs, numerous b/w & color illustrations; a complete list of exhibitions held at the Vassar College Art Gallery, 1923-1940. Hardcover with dustjacket. Fine/Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy, faint paperclip impression on 1st few pp, bottom corners gently bumped; unclipped jacket with no visible wear.
Inventory number #014473



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$125.00

Omaha Steel Works
Ornamental Iron for the Home
Omaha, NE: Omaha Steel Works, 1910

First edition. Octavo. 24 pp; b/w photographs throughout. B/w illustrated stiff card covers bound with brads. VG, a clean unmarked copy; covers show light wear.
Inventory number #014471



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$20.00

Reprint - The American Home
Log Cabins - Several Articles
Garden City, NY: Country Life - American Home Corp., 1933

Folio (12.25" x 9.5"). [16] pp; full of b/w photos and floor plans. Stapled sheets. Very Good+, former owner name on first page, else unmarked; center horizontal fold with slight splitting at fold on some pp. Features five articles from issues of The American Home dating 1930, 1931, 1932, 1933.
Inventory number #014455



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


Price:
$150.00

Kuper, Marijke & Ida van Zijl
Gerrit Th. Rietveld 1888-1964: L'Oeuvre Complet
Utrecht: Centraal Museum, 1992

First edition. Square quarto. 396 pp; profuse b/w & color illustrations. Text in French. Cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy; jacket spine sunned else Near Fine. Published on the occasion of a retrospective exhibition of Rietveld's work in Utrecht, Holland, and which later traveled to both Paris and New York. This catalog provides an overview of both furniture, interiors, graphic design and jewelry. It contains six texts by Rietveld himself, an extensive bibliography and a list of important biographical details. Catalogue raisonne.
Inventory number #014449



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: New
Jacket: New


Price:
$20.00

King, Robert Arthur
Faces in Stone: Architectural Sculpture in New York City
NY: W.W. Norton, 2008

First edition. Oblong octavo. 144 pp; 250 b/w photographs. Cloth with dustjacket. Fine/Fine, a new, unused copy. A delightful collection of quirky faces and figures that appear on New York City buildings, most built during the years between the Civil War and World War I. Designed for entrances, around doorways, on cornices, and in lobbies, they include beautiful women's faces, frightening grotesques, and natural elements such as acanthus leaves, vines, and flowers.
Inventory number #014428



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


Price:
$20.00

Yang, John
Over the Door: The Ornamental Stonework of New York
NY: Princeton Architectural Press, 1995

First edition. Small octavo. 171 pp; profuse b/w photographs. Black cloth with embossed lettering on cover & spine in dustjacket. Near Fine/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; jacket shows minor scuffing.
Inventory number #014427



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


Price:
$40.00

Chamberlain, Samuel & Narcissa Chamberlain
Southern Interiors of Charleston, South Carolina
NY: Hastings House, 1956

First edition. Large quarto. 172 pp; color frontispiece & hundreds of b/w photographs; list of houses illustrated. Dark blue cloth with gilt lettering in dustjacket. Near Fine/VG, a crisp, unmarked copy; unclipped jacket with light edgewear. Still one of the best photographic books of the interiors of Charleston's historic homes. Photographs by the noted photographer Samuel Chamberlain, and text by Narcissa Chamberlain, his wife.
Inventory number #014419



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$65.00

Trade Catalogue
A Catalog of Good Iron Fences
Indianapolis: Enterprise Iron & Wire Fence Co., 1919

12" x 9". 36 pp; illustrated throughout. Staple-bound with illustrated wrappers. VG, dampstain at base of spine, visible on all pages, spine splitting. With original mailing envelope.
Inventory number #014382