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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:
$45.00

Nancy McClelland Inc.
Re-Creating Old American Designs in Wall Paper
NY: Nancy McClelland,, Inc., 1941

First edition. Quarto. [24] pp; numerous color illustrations; 8 pp of advertisements. Illustrated stapled wraps. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; covers tones, spine lightly rubbed, corners gently creased. This catalogue features 13 wallpaper designs, illustrated in color. The descriptions list source, when known, dimensions, and prices. The advertisements include V'Soske rugs, Scalamandre Silks, A.L. Diament & Co., Frischer Carpet Company, and Greff Fabrics.
Inventory number #014185



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$35.00


Scientific American Building Monthly. No. 210. April 1903
NY: Munn & Co., 1903

Vol. 35, No. 4. Folio (16" x 11"). pp 68-88 + 10 pp advertisements; b/w illustrations. Paperback. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; covers lightly soiled, base of spine lightly creased. The cover photograph is the Roger Morris mansion, Washington's headquarters in NY, 1776.
Inventory number #014176



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$35.00


Scientific American Building Monthly. No. 218. December 1903
NY: Munn & Co., 1903

Vol. 36, No. 6. Folio (16" x 11"). pp 112-131 + 10 pp advertisements; b/w illustrations. Paperback. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; covers lightly soiled, bottom corner lightly creased. The cover photograph is "St. Heliers," a residence in Mount Vernon, NY. The issue includes the Stow Mansion, Roslyn, Long Island,
Inventory number #014175



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$30.00

Austin, Jean, Editor
THE AMERICAN HOME. September 1934
Garden City: Country-Life-American Home Corp., 1934

Volume 12, No. 4. Quarto. pp 183-260; many b/w & some color illustrations. Paperback. VG. This issue features Small House Portfolio: 14 House Plans.
Inventory number #014110



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$30.00

Austin, Jean, Editor
THE AMERICAN HOME. January 1938
NY: American Home Publishing Co., 1938

Volume 19, No. 2. Quarto. 76 pp; many b/w & some color illustrations. Paperback. VG. Cover design by Herbert E. Marsden.
Inventory number #014109



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$30.00

Townsend, Reginald T., Editor
THE AMERICAN HOME. September 1930
NY: Doubleday, Doran & Co., 1930

Volume 4, No. 6. Quarto. pp 543-628, b/w & some color illustrations. Paperback. VG. Cover [color kitchen interior] by Lurelle Guild.
Inventory number #014108



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$30.00

Townsend, Reginald T., Editor
THE AMERICAN HOME. July 1930
NY: Doubleday, Doran & Co., 1930

Volume 4, No. 4. Quarto. pp 399-470, numerous b/w & some color illustrations. Paperback. VG. Cover design by J. Floyd Yewell
Inventory number #014107



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$25.00

Trade Catalogue
American Radiators
Chicago: American Radiator Co., 1914

Octavo. 16 pp; full of b/w photos. Stapled wraps with original mailing envelope. VG, a clean, unmarked copy. WITH - "New Ideal Heating Aids," American Radiator Co., 1913, 6.25" x 3.5" 20-pp booklet with b/w illustrations of room temperature controls, boiler damper regulators, air valves, etc.
Inventory number #014012



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$15.00

Sotheby's
Important American Furniture. The Collection of the Late Berry B. Tracy. February 1, 1985
NY: Sotheby's, 1985

Quarto. Unpaginated. Lots 650-781, illustrated with color & b/w photographs. Paperback. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; creased corner on back cover, light edge wear. The sale of the collection of Berry B. Tracy, former head curator of the American Wing of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. It features a number of fine examples of early 19th century furniture and decorative arts.
Inventory number #013991



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$25.00

Martin, Cristina Esteras
Orfebreria Hispanoamericana, Siglos XVI-XIX: Obras civiles y religiosas en templos, museos y colecciones Espanolas
Madrid: Museo de America, 1986

Quarto. 123 pp; 12 color & numerous b/w photographs; bibliography. Text in Spanish. Paperback. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; top corner lightly bumped, minor edgewear.
Inventory number #013989



Binding: Softcover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$40.00

Darnell, Victor C.
A Directory of American Bridge-Building Companies: 1840-1900
Washington, DC: Society for Industrial Archeology, 1984

Quarto. 110 pp; b/w illustratrions; bibliography; index. Paperback. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; light creasing to corners, light soiling, dynamo label with title affixed to spine.
Inventory number #013955



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$20.00

Belasco, Warren James
Americans on the Road: From Autocamp to Motel, 1910-1945
Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1981

First paperback edition. Octavo. ix, 212 pp; numerous b/w illustrations; notes; bibliographical guide; index. Paperback. VG, a clean, unmarked copy, minimal edgewear.
Inventory number #013944



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


Price:
$50.00

Montgomery, Florence M. [Signed]
Printed Textiles : English and American Cottons and Linens 1700-1850
NY: Viking Press, 1970

First edition. Quarto. 379 pp; 30 color & 428 b/w illustrations; bibliography; index. Cloth with dustjacket. VG/VG, remains of removed label on front flyleaf, tiny rubbed spot on front pastedown, one corner gently bumped, barely affecting pp; clipped jacket has small chip at top of spine. Signed by Montgomery on the title page. This important reference features more than 400 examples of printed textiles from the Winterthur Museum collection.
Inventory number #013920



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


Price:
$50.00

Katzenbach, Lois & William
The Practical Book of American Wallpaper
Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1951

First edition. Quarto. ix, 142 pp; 12 samples of actual color wallpaper & over 100 b/w illustrations; index. Cloth with dustjacket. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; price-clipped jacket with small loss to spine ends, edges lightly rubbed & closed tear. The authors cover the recent history of wallpaper, the selection of patterns & colors, technical requirements, manufacturing processes, and wallpaper design. Katzenbach and Warren, founded in 1928 by William Katzenbach and Phelps Warren, pioneered in wallpaper manufacture and design.
Inventory number #013892



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


Price:
$16.50

Silverman, Al
THE TIME OF THEIR LIVES: The Golden Age of Great American Book Publishers, Their Editors and Authors
NY: St. Martin's Press, 2008

First printing. Octavo. x, 498 pp; 16 pp of b/w photographs; sources; index. Cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/Near Fine, an unmarked, unused copy; unclipped jacket with no visible wear. The author interviewed more than 120 publishers and editors of the golden age of book publishing which began in 1946 and lasted into the late 1970s and early 1980s.
Inventory number #013865



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: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$20.00

Sharf, Frederic A.
SUBURBAN AMERICA 1945-1970. Drawings of Buildings and Automobiles Which Changed the Appearance of American Suburbs
Newbury, MA: Newburyport Press, 2002

Quarto. 63 pp; 34 color drawings; bibliography. Paperback. Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy. This exhibition catalog features presentation design drawings of buildings and automobiles which changed the appearance of American suburbs. Exhibition was held at Brigham & Women's Hospital, Sharf Admitting Center, Boston from September 2002 to March 2003.
Inventory number #013708



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: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$15.00

Nelson, Christina H.
Directly from China: Export Goods for the American Market, 1784-1930
Salem, MA: Peabody Essex Museum, 1985

Octavo. 120 pp; b/w photographs throughout; bibliography. Paperback. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; Slight wave to top 2-in. of covers and pages due to the way book was stored, edges lightly rubbed, old price stick on back cover & inside of front cover. Errata sheet laid in.
Inventory number #013548