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Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$75.00

Kokomo Fence Machine Co.
Tenth Annual Catalogue of Ornamental Fence
Kokomo, IN: Kokomo Fence Machine Co., n.d.

n.d., ca. 1910. Oblong octavo. 40 pp; b/w photos & drawings throughout. Pink illustrated stapled wrappers. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; covers soiled, 2" abraded area on front cover, 2" split at head of spine. Features the company's ornamental fences & gates which received a gold medal at the Greater America Exposition in Omaha in 1899. Illustrated with drawings & specifications, as well as 10 b/w photos of fences installed at residences, parks, cemeteries, and churches. Includes a residence in Havana, Cuba.
Inventory number #013751



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: Hard Cover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket: Near Fine


Price:
$40.00

Rykwert, Joseph
THE PALLADIAN IDEAL
NY: Rizzoli, 1999

Quarto. 226 pp; full of color photographs. Gilt-lettered brown cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine in same jacket. A clean, unmarked copy; bright jacket with no tears. This volume celebrates Palladio's architectural achievements and his lasting influence on subsequent centuries of design.
Inventory number #013564



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$20.00

Gilborn, Craig
DURANT: The Fortunes and Woodland Camps of a Family in the Adirondacks
Blue Mountain Lake, NY: Adirondack Museum, 1986

Second printing. Quarto. 170 pp; 101 b/w photographs; fold-out map; sources; appendices; index. Paperback. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; covers have minor soiling, spine slightly sunned. This book tells of a prominent New York family and of the "grand camps" that were built by members of the family in the Adirondacks during the last quarter of the 19th century.
Inventory number #013537



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$50.00

Hulten, Pontus, Editor
Paris 1937-Paris 1957: Creations en France : [exposition], Centre Georges Pompidou, 28 mai-2 novembre 1981
Paris: Centre Georges Pompidou, 1981

Quarto. 527 pp; profuse b/w & color photographs; biographies & bibliographies. Text in French. Paperback. Near Fine, a crisp, unmarked copy. Catalog of an exhibition held at the Centre Georges Pompidou from 28 may to 2 november 1981.
Inventory number #013523



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


Price:
$20.00

Rae, Isobel
CHARLES CAMERON: Architect to the Court of Russia
London: Elek Books, 1971

First edition. Quarto. 111 pp; 32 b/w illustrations; bibliography; index. Cloth with gilt-lettered spine with dustjacket. VG/VG, small spot of tape residue on front flyleaf, else an unmarked copy; jacket shows moderate wear with small tear & creases to fore edge, top corner & spine ends lightly chipped. Illustrated biography of the Scottish architect who became the favorite designer of Catherine the Great.
Inventory number #013484



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$60.00

Paris. Centre Georges Pompidou. Catalog by Pontus Hulten et al.
Paris-Moscou, 1900-1930
Paris: Centre Georges Pompidou, 1979

First edition. Quarto. 580 pp; profuse b/w & color photographs; biographies & bibliographies. Text in French. Paperback. VG, rear corner of spine bumped, small edge tear, binding crack at pp 560, spine edge lightly rubbed, minor edgewear. No internal marks. Catalogue of an exhibition organized by the Ministry of Culture of the USSR and the Centre Georges Pompidou, and held at the Centre from May 31 to November 5, 1979.
Inventory number #013447



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$12.50

Sembach, Klaus-Jurgen
STYLE 1930: Elegance and Sophistication in Architecture, Design, Fashion, Graphics, and Photography
NY: Universe Books, 1972

Small quarto. 175 pp; 8 color & 118 b/w plates; biographies; notes on the plates. Paperback bound in printed wrappers. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; covers show light edgewear.
Inventory number #013358



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


Price:
$300.00

Turner, Laurence. Intro. by Arthur T. Bolton
Decorative Plasterwork in Great Britain
London: Country Life, 1927

First edition. Folio. xxxviii, 271 pp; 348 photographs & drawings. Original gilt-decorated red cloth, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt with dustjacket. Near Fine/VG, a crisp, unmarked copy; jacket has small loss of base of spine & a few short edge tears, shows light soil. A comprehensive illustrated survey of British decorative plasterwork from 1509 to the start of the French revolution in 1789. Includes the work of Inigo Jones, Christopher Wren, Grinling Gibbons, Robert & James Adam, and many others.
Inventory number #013320



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


Price:
$125.00

Harris, Eileen
BRITISH ARCHITECTURAL BOOKS AND WRITERS 1556-1785
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1990

First edition. Quarto. 571 pp; addenda; index. Cloth with dustjacket. VG+/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; back cover of jacket toned. This is the first account of architectural books printed in Britain.
Inventory number #013299



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: 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:
$1500.00

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

Trade Catalogue
KELSEY Health Heat. Type R
Syracuse, NY: Kelsey Heating Company, 1927

Quarto. 20 pp; full of b/w photographs & drawings. Stiff brown wraps. VG+, a clean, unmarked copy
Inventory number #012989



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$30.00

Trade Catalogue
WINDOWALLS: Ways to use Andersen complete wood window units in your new Home
Bayport, MN: Andersen Corp., n.d.

ca. 1950's. Quarto. 24 pp; illustrated with b/w photographs & drawings. Illustrated stapled paperback. VG-, no ownership marks; cover has 3" split at top & bottom of spine, tiny chip to top corner. This brochure presents eighteen "Windowalls" or walls of windows. Includes sizes, uses, prices, etc.
Inventory number #012987



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


Price:
$125.00

Reiff, Daniel D.
HOUSES FROM BOOKS: The Influence of Treatises, Pattern Books, and Catalogs in American Architecture, 1738-1950. A History and Guide
University Park, PA: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2000

Quarto. xi, 412 pp; 734 b/w photographs, drawings, floor plans & graphs; notes; bibliography; index. Cloth with gilt-lettered spine in dustjacket. Near Fine/Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy; binding slightly cocked; jacket slightly rubbed.
Inventory number #012979



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$150.00

Leyland, John, editor
GARDENS OLD & NEW The Country House & Its Garden Environment
London/NY: Country Life/Scribners Sons, n.d.

n.d. Volume 1, 3rd edition. Folio. xxiv + 298 pp; the featured estates are illustrated with b/w photographs by Charles Latham; many of the header illustrations are by Arthur Rackham. Green pictorial cloth, all edges gilt. VG, small loss at base of spine, head of spine & corners rubbed, bottom edges of cover lightly rubbed, binding a bit loose. Name of Boston architect Andrew H. Hepburn at top of title page, dated 1905.
Inventory number #012974



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$125.00

Leyland, John, editor
GARDENS OLD & NEW The Country House & Its Garden Environment
London/NY: Country Life/Scribners Sons, n.d.

n.d. Volume Two. Folio. xli + 284 pp; is illustrated by b/w photos by Charles Latham; many of the header illustrations are by Arthur Rackham. Gray pictorial cloth, all edges gilt. VG,
Inventory number #012973



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$15.00

Reid, Richard
THE SHELL BOOK OF COTTAGES
London: Michael Joseph, 1986

First paperback edition. Octavo. 256 pp; b/w photos, floor plans & line drawings; glossary; bibliography; index. Paperback. VG, bottom corner creased, black remainder mark on bottom edge, else a tight, clean, unmarked copy. This comprehensive survey of cottages, region by region, analyses the history, regional styles, materials and methods of construction. Detailed line drawings illustrate different types of walls, roofs, chimneys, doors and windows, along with numerous floor plans and b/w photographs.
Inventory number #012956