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


Price:
$175.00

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:
$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: 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



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$15.00

Kornfeld, Albert, Editor
HOUSE & GARDEN, July 1950
NY: Conde Nast, 1950

Small folio. 114 pp; profusely illustrated in color & b/w. Paperback. VG, spine has several tears, with small loss at top; covers & first few pp a bit wrinkled with light dampstaining, light edge wear. Cover photograph by Horst - Steinway Baby Grand photographed at Manor House, the model wears dress by Ceil Chapman. The issue features "Music for Everybody", with many articles including "Uncontrary Mary Martin" by Hope Hammond, "The State of Jazz" by Alec Wilder, and "Be Kind to your Piano" by Gyorgy Sandor. Other articles include George Washington's Herb Garden, and "Sissinghurst" by Vita Sackville-West.
Inventory number #014104



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$40.00

Stowell, Kenneth K.
HOUSE BEAUTIFUL. January 1937
NY: Hearst Magazines, 1937

Vol. 79, No. 1. Folio (13"x 10"). 76 pp; full of color & b/w illustrations. Paperback. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; spine moderately rubbed. Articles include the winners of the Ninth annual Small House competition, and many others.
Inventory number #014008



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$40.00

Stowell, Kenneth K.
HOUSE BEAUTIFUL. January 1938
NY: Hearst Magazines, 1938

Vol. 80, No. 1. Folio (13 in. x 10 in.). 82 pp; full of color & b/w illustrations. Paperback. VG+, a clean, unmarked copy; spine heavily rubbed, short tear to rear fore edge, some corners dog-eared. Cover photograph by Paul Outerbridge, Jr. Articles include the winners of Western division of the Tenth annual Small House competition, a book-lined room, and garden advice.
Inventory number #014005



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$40.00

Stowell, Kenneth K.
HOUSE BEAUTIFUL. March 1937
NY: Hearst Magazines, 1937

Vol. 79, No. 3. Folio (13 in. x 10 in.). 132 pp; full of color & b/w illustrations. Paperback. VG+, a clean, unmarked copy; spine lightly rubbed. Cover photograph by Paul Outerbridge, Jr. Articles include the winner and honorable mentions in a new special prize class for week-end houses. They include Gardner A. Dailey, William Wurster, Harwell Hamilton Harris, and Donald Beach Kirby.
Inventory number #014004



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$40.00

Stowell, Kenneth K.
HOUSE BEAUTIFUL. October 1936. The Bride's Issue
NY: Hearst Magazines, 1936

Vol. 78, No. 10. Folio (13 in. x 10 in.). 142 pp; full of color & b/w illustrations. Paperback. VG+, a clean, unmarked copy; spine lightly rubbed. Cover by Leon Carroll. Articles include several for Brides, "America Builds, Detroit," two new houses for large familes with floor plans; and "Linen - Informal, Formal" featuring the linens of Margaret Mergentime, and Leron.
Inventory number #014003



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$40.00

Stowell, Kenneth K.
HOUSE BEAUTIFUL. May 1938
NY: Hearst Magazines, 1938

Vol. 80, No. 5. Folio (13 in. x 10 in.). 156 pp; full of color & b/w illustrations. Paperback. VG+, a clean, unmarked copy; spine lightly rubbed with short tear at base. Cover photograph by Paul Outerbridge, Jr. Articles include several for the Brides of 1938 on choosing silver and linen; draperies; wedding invitations; "Philadelphia Gardens" by Helen van Pelt Wilson, Portfolio of Details - Bay Windows, and photographs & floor plans for two houses. Advertisements include many by silver and linen companies, and travel ads.
Inventory number #014002



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$40.00

Stowell, Kenneth K.
HOUSE BEAUTIFUL. February 1937
NY: Hearst Magazines, 1937

Vol. 79, No. 2. Folio (13 in. x 10 in.). 100 pp; full of color & b/w illustrations. Paperback. VG+, a clean, unmarked copy; spine lightly rubbed, back cover with light soil. Cover photograph by Paul Outerbridge, Jr. Articles include the Tenth Annual Small house Competition winners of the Western division. They include William Wilson Wurster, Frederick L.R. Confer, Wallace Neff, and Winchton L. Risley.
Inventory number #014001



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$40.00

Samuels, Arthur H.
HOUSE BEAUTIFUL. September 1936
NY: Hearst Magazines, 1936

Vol. 78, No. 9. Folio (13 in. x 10 in.). 100 pp; full of color & b/w illustrations. Paperback. VG+, a clean, unmarked copy; spine lightly rubbed, back cover with light soil. Cover design: Espalier Apples by Leon Carroll. Articles include "America Builds" by Ethel B. Power, "When She Comes Home from the Office," featuring furniture designed by Macy, "Three New Bathrooms" with fixtures by Crane Company, and lighting fixtures by Lightolier. Advertisements by Armstrong Linoleum, Kenmar cooper shingles, General Electric, Monel Metal, Hodgson Houses, Carrara Walls by Pittsburgh Glass, Vitrolite by Libbey Owens Ford Glass Co., and others.
Inventory number #014000



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


Price:
$15.00

Shewell-Cooer, W.E.
The A.B.C. of the Greenhouse
London: English Universities Press, 1951

Fourth impression. Octavo. 328 pp; 4 color, 9 b/w photos, and numerous line drawings. Bright green cloth with dustjacket. VG/VG, an unmarked copy with scattered faint foxing on front & rear endpapers & edges of text block; price-clipped jacket with light edgewear, inside of jacket with faint foxing.
Inventory number #013974



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$15.00

May, Ralph
Among Old Portsmouth Houses
Boston: Self-published, 1946

Octavo. 39 pp plus 10 pp of b/w photographs. Stiff card covers. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; a few tiny brown spots on front cover, minor soiling along edges. Inscribed by author on half-title page.
Inventory number #013959



Binding: Softcover
Condition: Good+


Price:
$15.00

Schneider, Norman H.
Wiring Houses for the Electric Light with special reference to Low Voltage Battery Systems
NY / London: Spon & Chamberlain / E. & F.N. Spon, Ltd., 1924

Second edition revised & enlarged. Twelvemo (7" x 5"). viii, 112 pp; 9 plates, 45 figures. Paperback. Good+, an unmarked copy; acidic cover with edge chips, spine torn in several places, top corner of last 30 pp creased, light soil. The Model Library series, No. 33.
Inventory number #013957



Binding: Softcover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$30.00

Helick, R. Martin
The Regent System of Townhouse Variations
Pittsburgh: Regent Graphic Services, 1969

Quarto. Unpaginated, full of measured drawings. Stiff plastic covers with comb binding. VG, A clean, unmarked copy; covers clean. A collection of forty townhouse floorplans.
Inventory number #013952



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$20.00

Arrizoli-Clementel, Pierre et al
Toiles de Nantes des XVIIIe et XIXe siecles : 9 decembre 1977-29 janvier 1978, Musee de l'impression sur Etoffes de Mulhouse
Mulhouse: Musee de l'Impression sur Etoffes, 1977

First edition. Octavo. 159 pp; two color & profuse b/w illustrations; bibliography. Text in French. Paperback. Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy; slight toning to edges of back cover. Exhibition catalogue featuring 129 examples of 18th & 19th century printed textiles of Nantes.
Inventory number #013921



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


Price:
$20.00

Trewin, J.C.
The House of Special Purpose : An Intimate Portrait of the Last Days of the Russian Imperial Family : Compiled from the Papers of their English Tutor, Charles Sydney Gibbes
NY: Stein and Day, 1975

First edition. Octavo. 148 pp; numerous b/w illustrations. Cloth with dustjacket. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; unclipped jacket
Inventory number #013886



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$35.00

Lugar, Robert
The Country Gentleman's Architect: Containing a Variety of Designs for Farm Houses and Farm Yards of Different Magnitudes
Farnborough: Gregg Press, 1971

Reprint of 1807 edition. Octavo. v, 26 pp text; 22 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 #013849



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