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The Ladies Home Journal; September, 1953; Volume LXX, Number 9; Damon Runyon Biography (Runyan jr.); Climate of Fear in America (Thompson); etc

By Bruce Gould, Beatrice Blackmar Gould (editors); Damon Runyon Jr., Anne Homer Warner, Dorothy Thompson, Barbara Benso et al.

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania : Curtis Publishing, 1953. First edition thus. Original Wraps. Good. A single original issue, complete with covers and ads. Quarto, 13 3/4" tall, stiff illustrated wraps, 202 pages, illustrated in black and white and color. A good copy overall with moderate exterior wear and soiling, BUT spine roughed and chipped, cover chipped at fore-edgeinternal binding solid, paper lightly yellowed with some light scsttered soiling. With great period color advertising.

$16.50

American Ground: Unbuilding the World Trade Center.
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American Ground: Unbuilding the World Trade Center.

By William Langewiesche

New York, New York: North Point Press / Farrar Straus Giroux, 2002. First edition. Hardcover--quarter cloth. Fine/fine. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, 205 pages, map endpapers, black quarter-cloth. A fine, clean, neat hard cover first edition, second printing, with little shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper white. In a fine dust jacket with light edge wear and with the original cover price

$9.50

The Old House Journal's Historic House Plans: over 100 authentic designs etc; Spring 1994

By Patricia Poore (editor)

Gloucester, MA: Dovetale Publishers, 1994. First edition thus. Original Wraps. Very good. Quarto, 10 7/8" tall, 154 pages, black and white and color, stiff illustrated wraps. A very good, clean, sturdy soft cover copy with minor shelf wear and rubbing, and with a slight ripple caused by improper storage, binding solid, paper white

$12.50

Small Houses

By Lila Gault & Jeffrey Weiss; Photographs by David Leach

New York, New York: Warner Books, 1980. First edition thus. Paperback--trade. Very good. Small Quarto, 8" tall, 96 pages, stiff wraps. A very good, clean, moderately worn soft cover edition, with a remainder hole punched in the cover corner; binding tight, paper white.

$7.50

Ways of Seeing
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Ways of Seeing

By John Berger

New York, New York: Penguin, 1999. Reprint. Paperback. Near fine. Octavo, 7 3/4" tall, 165 pages, stiff wraps. A near fine, clean, neat softcover edition with minor shelf wear, binding tight, paper white.

$7.50

Waves and Beaches (Anchor S 34)

By Willard Bascom

New York, New York: Anchor Books / Doubleday, 1964. First edition thus. Paperback. Very Good -. Duodecimo, 7" tall, xii + 268 pages + black and white plates, illustrated wraps. A very good minus original soft cover copy overall, with moderate shelf wear but soiling (foxing) to the covers and fore-edges; internal binding solid, paper lightly yellowed.

$7.50

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

Homes of the Brave

By T. H. Robsjohn-Gibbings; illustrated by Mary Petty

New York, New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1954. First edition. Hardcover--cloth. Very good -/good. Octavo 9 1/2 " tall, vi + 113 pages with intertextual black and white illustration, white titles on black quarter-cloth. A very good, clean, neat hard cover first edition with moderate shelf wear and exterior cover cloth foxed ; hinges and binding sturdy, with light foxing to endpapers and endpapers. In a good, edge worn dust jacket, with chipping at folds and darkening (yellowing) at the margins, and with the original price clipped.

$12.50

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

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