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The Roman Forum

by Ripostelli, Giuseppe

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1925
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Very Good
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$19.00

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Rome: Moroli's Travel Bureau, 1925. Paperback. Very Good. Printed by Alterocca, Terni. 16, [4], 26, [2] p., [24] p. of photographs and drawings, 1 folded map: illustrations, plans, map; 28 cm. Plain wrappers with yapp edges; printed in red and black with illustrations on front and back. Advertisements for Moroli's Travel Bureau and Grand Hotel del Santuario at… Read more
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image of Lough Corrib: Its Shores and Islands

Lough Corrib: Its Shores and Islands

by Wilde, William

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1971
Condition
Fine
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$36.00

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New York: Arno Press & the New York Times, 1971. Hardcover. Fine. [6], 306, [2] p., 1 leaf of a folded map: illustrations; 22 cm. Red cloth with gilt-on-black spine title; series title and emblem in gilt on black on front cover. Decorated endpapers. List of titles in the Physician Travelers series on one unpaginated… Read more
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image of The Tall Building Artistically Reconsidered: The Search for a Skyscraper Style

The Tall Building Artistically Reconsidered: The Search for a Skyscraper Style

by Huxtable, Ada Louise

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1992
Condition
Near Fine
ISBN
9780520080287
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$13.00

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Berkeley: University of California Press, 1992. Paperback. Near Fine. 128 p.: black-and-white illustrations; 26 cm. Paperback with illustrated cover. The text began as the Hitchcock lectures at the University of California in April of 1982. The expanded text with illustrations first appeared in book form in 1984. This edition includes new material on the… Read more
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image of Philadelphia Then and Now: 60 Sites Photographed in the Past and Present; Text by Kenneth Finkel; Contemporary Photographs by Susan Oyama

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New York: Dover Publications, 1988. Paperback. Very Good. Published with the Library Company of Philadelia. [6], 122 p.: black-and-white photographs; 28 cm. Paperback with illustrated cover. Photographs of 60 sites in Philadelphia taken from the 1860s to the 1950s next to photographs of the same sites taken in 1987 or 1988. Includes index of… Read more
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$10.00
image of Scientific American Supplement -- No. 1033, Oct.19, 1895 [the New York Clearing House]

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New York: Munn & Co, 1895. Paperback. Very Good +. 16 pages (paginated [1], 16504-16518 p.): illustrations; 41 cm. The front illustration is of the Emperor William Church in Berlin, Germany. Also contains illustrated articles about the New York Clearing House; the Volga Ferry steamer; the mother of pearl industry; the Tussah silk industry; trout farms… Read more
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Scientific American: Architects and Builders Edition -- No. 76, Feb. 1892

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1892
Condition
Very Good -
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$67.00

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New York: Munn & Co, 1892. Paperback. Very Good -. 16 pages (paginated [1], 18-32, xvi p.): illustrations, plans; 41 cm. Stapled. Illustrated advertisements on 16 pages following text and on back wrapper. Contains plans for: a house for W. C. Davis in Portland,Me., by John Calvin Stevens; a house for E. T. Burrowes… Read more
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image of Scientific American: Architects and Builders Edition -- No. 83, Sept. 1892 [with 2 color plates]

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New York: Munn & Co, 1892. Paperback. Very Good. 16 pages (paginated [1], 32-44, xviii p.), 2 leaves of color plates: illustrations, plans; 41 cm. Stapled. Illustrated advertisements on 18 pages following text and on back wrapper. Contains plans for: a house for John Wier in Plainfield, N.J., by Oscar Teale; a house for Edward… Read more
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$155.00
image of Scientific American: Architects and Builders Edition -- No. 74, Dec. 1891

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New York: Munn & Co, 1891. Paperback. Fair. 16 pages (paginated [1], 82-96 p.): illustrations, plans; 41 cm. Stapled. Contains plans for: a $3,000-cottage by A. F. Licht; a house for Charles H. Ostrander in Mt. Vernon, N.Y., by Louis Herbert Lucas; a house for P. H. Van Riper at Montclair, N.j., by W. Q. Lockwood; a… Read more
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image of Scientific American: Architects and Builders Edition -- No. 75, Jan. 1892

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New York: Munn & Co, 1892. Paperback. Good -. 16, xvi p.: illustrations, plans; 41 cm. Stapled. Illustrated advertisements on 16 pages following text and on back wrapper. Contains plans for: a house at Sea Side Park, Bridgeport, Conn., by Paliser & Paliser; a house for J. T. Patten in Richmond, Mo., by J. E. Cowdery… Read more
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image of Scientific American: Architects and Builders Edition -- No. 81, July 1892 [with 2 color plates]

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New York: Munn & Co, 1892. Paperback. Very Good. 14, xviii p., 2 leaves of color plates: illustrations, plans; 41 cm. Stapled. Illustrated advertisements on 18 pages following text and on back wrapper. Contains plans for: a $2,500-house in Chambersburg, Pa., by M. R. Rhoads for himself; a house in Yonkers, N.Y., for Dr.… Read more
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Scientific American: Architects and Builders Edition -- No. 80, June 1892

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1892
Condition
Very Good -
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$77.00

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New York: Munn & Co, 1892. Paperback. Very Good -. 16 pages (paginated [1], 80-94, xvi p.): illustrations, plans; 41 cm. Stapled. Illustrated advertisements on 16 pages following text and on back wrapper. Contains plans for: the Crescent block on Golden Hill, Bridgeport, Conn., by Longstaff & Hurd; a house for Franklin H. Kalbfleisch… Read more
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image of Scientific American: Architects and Builders Edition -- No. 82, August 1892 [with 2 color plates]

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New York: Munn & Co, 1892. Paperback. Very Good. 16 pages (paginated [1], 16-30, xvi p.), 2 leaves of color plates: illustrations, plans; 41 cm. Stapled. Illustrated advertisements on 16 pages following text and on back wrapper. Contains plans for: a house for Henry Adams in Greenwich, Conn., by Lamb & Rich; a house for… Read more
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image of Greetings from The Sesqui-Centennial International Exposition Celebrating 150 Years of American Independence: Philadelphia June 1 to December 1, 1926

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Philadelphia: John D. Cardinell, 1926. Paperback. Near Fine. [32] p.: illustrations; 20 x 26 cm. Stapled; brown paper cover with embossed gilt and blue illustration and cover title: Philadelphia the Birthplace of Liberty: Official Souvenir View Book Sesqui-Centennial International Exposition. Consists of black and sepia photographs of the city of Philadelphia and the Sesqui-Centennial International Exposition.… Read more
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$28.00
image of The City that Died of Greatness: An Alarmed New Yorker discusses what the Skyscrapers are doing to his Home Town

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New York: City Club of New York, 1929. Pamphlet. Very Good -. 8 p.; 21 cm. Stapled pamphlet. No date of publication; reprinted from Vanity Fair, Nov. 1928. A slightly humorous protest against the rapid increase in the construction of skyscrapers in New York City in the 1920s by Deems Taylor (1885-1966), the "dean of… Read more
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image of The Pennsylvania German Family Farm: A Regional Architectural and Folk Cultural Study of an American Agricultural Community -- Publications of the Pennsylvania German Society, vol. 6

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Breinigsville, Pa: Pennsylvania German Society, 1972. Hardcover. Near Fine. xvi, 518 p.: illustrations; 23 cm. Publisher's off-white cloth with black cover title and illustration, and series identification on spine. Includes index. No dust jacket, as issued. A detailed study of the many and various structures found on a Pennsylvania German farm. In Near Fine Condition:… Read more
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$46.00
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Historic Homesteads of Kings County

by Ditmas, Charles Andrew

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1909
Condition
Very Good
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$232.00

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Brooklyn, N.Y.: Charles Andrew Ditmas, 1909. Hardcover. Very Good. 100 p.; 21 handcolored illustrations, tipped in; 32 cm. Dark blue silk with orange stamped cover title. Top page edges gilt. Orange endpapers. "First Edition Limited to Five Hundred Signed and Numbered Copies, and Illustrated by Twenty Hand-colored Gelatine Photo-gravures and One Cover Piece." … Read more
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East Poplar Redevelopment Area Plan August 1948

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Published
1948
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Fine
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$19.00

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Philadelphia: Philadelphia City Planning Commission, 1948. Paperback. Fine. iv, [2], 22 p., 9 folded leaves of maps: map, tables; 28 cm. Stapled with card covers. The proposed East Poplar Redevelopment Area was bounded by Girard Ave. on the north, 5th St. on the east, Spring Garden St. on the south, and 9th St. on the west.… Read more
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image of Leichte Holz-Bauten entworfen und gezeichnet von Adolph Guggenberger, Architect

Leichte Holz-Bauten entworfen und gezeichnet von Adolph Guggenberger, Architect

by Guggenberger, Adolph

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1869
Condition
Fair +
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$283.00

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Munich: Max Ravizza, 1869. Hardcover. Fair +. [12] leaves of chromolithographed plates; 38 cm. Light green wrapper printed in black, with publisher's catalog Technische Werke & Zeichnungs-Vorlager, on back wrapper. Wrapper title. Running title: Leichte Holzbauten. A 19th-century owner had it bound with black cloth spine and corners and black paper over boards. … Read more
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The Design of Dams by Frank W. Hanna and Robert C. Kennedy

by Hanna, Frank W.; Kennedy, Robert C.

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1938
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Very Good
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$19.00

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New York: McGraw-Hill Book Co, 1938. Hardcover. Very Good. Second Edition, Fourth Impression. xiii, [1], 478 p.: figures, tables, charts; 21 cm. Black cloth with gilt spine title. Appendix I contains an extensive table: Maximum Observed Flood Discharge Rates and Expected Runoff from Various drainage Basins Arranged According to Area. Former owner's name on… Read more
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image of Philadelphia City Planning Commission: Organization and Operation of City Planning Activities in Philadelphia by W. Clark Hanna

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Philadelphia: Legal Intelligencer, 1946. Pamphlet. Very Good. 11, [1] p.: chart; 23 cm. Stapled pamphlet. Reprinted from The Legal Intelligencer, March 28, 1946. William Clark Hanna (1909-1996) looks at the history of city planning in Philadelphia from the original Thomas Holme plan to the 1854 consolidation through developments in the late 19th and early 20th… Read more
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