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Victorian Landscape Gardening: a facsimile of Jacob Weidenmann's Beautifying Country Homes (The Athenaeum Library of Nineteenth Century America)

By Jacob Weidenmann; David Schuyler (introduction)

Watkins Glen, New York: The American Life Foundation, 1978. Reprint. Original Wraps . Near fine. Folio, 13 1/2" tall, unpaginated (approx. 98 pages), stiff wraps. A near fine clean portfolio overall with light shelf wear ; internal condition fine, paper clean, cream white.

$19.00

Underground Designs [Architecture]

By Malcolm Wells

Brewster, MA: Malcolm Wells, 1977. First edition. Original Wraps. Very good. Quarto, 11 " tall, iii + 88 pages, wire saddle stitch, stiff beige wraps. A very good, clean, neat soft cover first edition over all with generally minor shelf wear and light exterior soiling to the wraps, but spine roughed and one corner bumped; interior near fine

$7.50

Building the Hewn Log House

By Charles McRaven

New York, New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Company, 1978. First edition. Original Wraps. Very good. Small quarto, 8 1/2" tall, 208 pages with b&w illustrations and photographs, stiff illustrated wraps. A very good, clean, soft cover edition with light shelf wear; binding tight, paper clean and just slightly yellowed.

$9.50

A. D., 55 9/10; Designing A House; Architectural Design Profile

By Charles Jencks and Terry Farrell; Andreas C. Papadakis, Frank Russell (editors)

London, England: Architectural Design, 1986. First edition thus. Original Wraps. Very Good. Quarto, 10 7/8" tall, 80 pages, stiff illustrated wraps; b&w and color illustrations. A very good, clean sturdy soft cover with minor shelf wear and light rubbing at the corners; internal condition near fine with binding tight, paper clean, white.

$8.50

Illustrated Housebuilding

By Graham Blackburn

Woodstock, New York: Overlook Press, 1974. Fourth printing. Original Wraps. Very Good +. Quarto 11" tall, 155 pages. black and white illustration throughout, stiff illustrated wraps. A very good plus, clean, solid hard cover with light shelf wear, slight rubbing edges, with a cover crease; binding tight, paper cream white.

$8.50

Harvest the Sun: solar construction in the snowbelt

By Nick Nicholson

Ayer's Cliff, Quebec, Canada: Ayer's Cliff Center for Solar Research, 1978. First edition. Stiff Pictoral Wraps. Very Good. Oblong quarto, 9 1/4" tall by 10 3/4", 212 pages with black and white illustration throughout, stiff color illustrated wraps. A very good, clean, neat softcover with moderate shelf wear and light exterior soiling; binding solid, paper just slightly yellowed.

$9.50

Venetian Iron Work ; Vol. I., No. I., March, 1895 ; Metropolitan Handy Series (issued quarterly)

By [Butterick]

London / New York: The Butterick Publishing Co, 1895. First edition. Original Wraps. Good. Single issue. Complete. Quarto, 9 1/2" tall, 84 pages with intertextual illustration, stiff printed wraps. A good original 'pamphlet' periodical over all, would be very good but for one significant flaw--a small calibur bullet hole through the upper area puncture about 1/4 inch across,actual hole much smaller, damaging some text though all appears to be decipherible; otherwise generally clean, textured soft covers rubbed at corners, lightly soiled, spine scuffed, binding solid, paper moderately yellowed.

$95.00

Forty Acres: the story of the Bishop Huntington House

By James Lincoln Huntington; Samuel Chamberlain ( photography)

New York, New York: Hastings House, 1949. First edition . Hardcover--cloth. Good/good. Quarto, 9 1/2" tall, 68 pages, blue cloth. A good hardcover first edition overall with moderate shelf wear, fraying strated at the corners, color fading to cloth edges; hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed throughout, with foxing to the endpapers. In a good edge worn dust jacket with chipping at the folds, and with the original price present.

$7.50

Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartres (A166)

By Henry Adams; introduction Ralph Adams Cram

New York, New York: Anchor Books / Doubleday, 1959. Early Printing. Paperback. Very Good. Duodecimo, 7" tall, xvi + 455 pages, illustrated wraps. A very good soft cover copy overall, moderate shelf wear; internal binding solid, paper cream white, with a previous owner's name on the front endpaper.

$7.50

The Castle Story

By Sheila Sancha

New York, New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Company, 1979. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Small quarto, 9 1/2" tall, 224 pages with b&w illustrations and photographs, beige quarter-cloth. A very good, clean, hardcover edition with moderate shelf wear and some rubbing to the corners; hinges and binding tight, paper clean, cream white. In a very good, moderately worn dust jacket, with several short edge tears, with price clipped.

$12.50

Home Tree Home: principles of treehouse construction and other tall tales
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Home Tree Home: principles of treehouse construction and other tall tales

By Peter Nelson and Gerry Hadden

New York, New York: Penguin Books, 1997. First edition thus. Original Wraps. Near Fine. Quarto, 9 1/4" tall, 179 pages, color illustrated stiff wraps. A near fine, clean soft cover first edition with light shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper white.

$9.50

The Cape Cod House: an Introductory Study (a reprint from the Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians; Volume XIX, No. 2, May, 1960)

By Ernest Allen Connally

Chicago, Illinois: Society of Architectural Historians, c. 1960. First edition thus. Original stiff Wraps. Very Good. No publication date given. Quarto, 11" tall, 12 pages plus, wire saddle stitch, stiff blue illustrated wraps. A very good, generally clean, neat reprint of a magazine article; light shelf wear, light exterior soiling, binding tight.

$9.50

Shoppell's Modern  Houses: an illustrated architectural monthly; Vol. II., No. 4, Whole No. 8., New York, October, 1887 (etc.)
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Shoppell's Modern Houses: an illustrated architectural monthly; Vol. II., No. 4, Whole No. 8., New York, October, 1887 (etc.)

By Donald J. Berg (editor); Robert W. Shoppell

Rockville Centre, N.Y.: antiquity reprints, 1983. First edition thus. Original stiff Wraps. Near Fine. "The house designs and featured articles presented in this book are selections from many issues of the magazine." Quarto, 11" tall, 48 pages plus (in sepia colored ink), wire saddle stitch, stiff illustrated wraps. A near fine, clean, neat reprint of period brochure of homes and furniture; light shelf wear, slight exterior soiling, binding tight.

$25.00

A Clearing in the Distance; Frederick Law Olmsted and America in the 19th Century
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A Clearing in the Distance; Frederick Law Olmsted and America in the 19th Century

By Witold Rybczynski

New York, New York: Touchstone/ Simon & Schuster, 1999. First Paperback Edition. Paperback--trade. Fine. Octavo 8 1/3" tall, 480 pages, stiff pictorial wraps. A fine clean, sturdy soft cover with light shelf wear ; binding tight, paper cream white.

$7.50

Joan Miro

By James Johnson Sweeney

New York, New York: Museum of Modern Art, 1941. First editions thus. Hardcover. Good +. 8000 copies printed. Small quarto 10 1/4" tall, 87 pages with black and white as well as color plates, red boards. A good plus, generally clean, sturdy hard cover with general shelf wear and rubbing, fore-corner tips through at the corners, back strip chipped at top and bottom edges; hinges and binding tight, paper lightly yellowed, but foxing to the flyleaves and endpapers. Without dust jacket.

$7.50

Daughters of Painted Ladies: America's Resplendent Victorians

By Elizabeth Pomada and Michael Larsen; photographed by Douglas Keister

New York: E. P. Dutton, 1987. First edition. Pictorial Wraps. Near Fine. Quarto, 11" tall, 144 pages, stiff illustrated wraps. A near fine, clean, neat large format paperback with light shelf wear; binding solid, paper cream white. With color photos and black and white.

$9.50

Out on the Porch: an evocation in words and pictures
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Out on the Porch: an evocation in words and pictures

By Reynolds Price (introduction)

Chapel Hill, North Carolina: Algonquin Books, 1992. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Small oblong quarto, 8 1/4" tall, 122 pages, illustarted in color throughout, illustrated endpapers,green quarter-cloth. A near fine, clean, neat hard cover first edition with light shelf wear and very slight foxing to the fore-edges; hinges and binding tight. In a near fine, lightly worn dust jacket with price clipped.

$9.50

Drawings of Architectural Interiors

By John Pile (editor)

New York, New York: Whitney Library of Design, 1967. First edition. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Oblong quarto, 10 1/4" x 13 1/4, 168 pages, beige cloth. A very good, clean, sturdy hard cover first edition with minor shelf wear, with soiling to the margins; hinges and binding tight, paper lightly yellowed. In a very good, moderately worn dust jacket.

$9.50

American Vernacular: regional influences in architecture and interior design

By Jim Kemp

Washington D.C.: American Institute of Architects Press (AIA), 1990. First edition thus. Original Wraps. Near Fine. Quarto, 10" tall, 256 pages, color illustrated stiff wraps. A near fine, clean soft cover first edition with light shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper white.

$12.50

Churches and Castles of Mediaeval France/ Stained Glass Tours in France (two original volumes sold together)

By Walter Cranston Larned / Charles Hitchcock Sherrill

New York, New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1896 / 1927. Early Printing (s). Hardcover--cloth. Good and Good. 2 individual vols. both sold as good reading copies only. 1: Octavo, 8 1/4" tall, frontispiece + ix + 236 pages + 232 black and white plates, gilt titles on blue cloth. A good + clean first edition copy overall, with moderate shelf wear and rubbing to the extremities, but the top of the back strip frayed and chipped; hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed. Without dust jacket. / 2: Octavo, 7 3/4" tall, frontispiece + ix + 298 pages + 15 black and white plates, gilt titles on green cloth. A good copy overall, with moderate shelf wear and rubbing to the extremities, but the top of the back strip just starting to fray; hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed but with light scattered foxing throughout and a previous owner's bookplate. Without dust jacket.

$19.00

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