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cover of Dublin and Cork: A Book of Photographsy by R. S. Magowan; With an Introduction by Kate O'Brien

Dublin and Cork: A Book of Photographsy by R. S. Magowan; With an Introduction by Kate O'Brien

by Magowan, R. S.; O'Brien, Kate

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1961
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Near Fine
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$16.00

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London: Spring Books, 1961. Hardcover. Near Fine/good -. 160 p., color frontispiece, 2 pages of color photographs: black-and-white photographs; 30 cm. Green cloth with gilt spine and cover titles. Illustrated dust jacket, in clear protector. All of the text is in English, French, and German. Includes index. Book is in Near Fine Condition: upper edges slightly rubbed; upper… Read more
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cover of Official Hand Book City Hall Philadelphia 1901-1902

Official Hand Book City Hall Philadelphia 1901-1902

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Published
1901
Condition
Very Good
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$129.00

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Philadelphia: City Publishing Co, 1901. Hardcover. Very Good. 168 p., 12 leaves of portraits: illustrations; 25 cm. Blue and yellow cloth with gilt cover title. Endpapers decorated in green. Philadelphia's City Hall was under construction from 1871 to 1901. This publication celebrated both the newly-opened building, providing dimensions of the structure and comparative heights with other tall buildings… Read more
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cover of At Home in Savannah: Great Interiors; Photographed by Van Jones Martin; Text by Harris Tattnall [Signed by photographer]

At Home in Savannah: Great Interiors; Photographed by Van Jones Martin; Text by Harris Tattnall [Signed by photographer]

by Martin, Van Jones; Tattnall, Harris

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1978
Condition
Near Fine
ISBN
9780932958006
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$46.00

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Savannah, Ga: Golden Coast Publishing Co, 1978. Hardcover. Near Fine/very good -. 87 p.: color photographs; 29 cm. Burgundy cloth with gilt spine title. Illustrated dust jacket. Signed by Van Jones Martin, the photographer, on the front free endpaper. Gift inscription on front free endpaper to "Guy & Nancy" from Ross and Bridge, 1979. Guy was Dr. Guy… Read more
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cover of 8 Black-and-white Photographs for a Bathroom Fixtures Catalog, possibly for Joseph A. Hoegger

8 Black-and-white Photographs for a Bathroom Fixtures Catalog, possibly for Joseph A. Hoegger

by Stadler Photographing Co

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Published
1925
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Near Fine
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$129.00

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New York and Chicago: Stadler Photographing Co, 1925. Hardcover. Near Fine. 8 linen-backed black-and-white photographs (25 x 30 cm.) in a black binder (27 x 35 cm.). Stadler Photographing Co. label on inside of back cover; "Stadler Photographing Co." is stamped on back of each photograph. No date of production, but Stadler Photographing Co. and Joseph A. Hoegger… Read more
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cover of More Taste Than Prudence: A Stody of John Evans Johnson (1815-1870) An Amateur with Patrons

More Taste Than Prudence: A Stody of John Evans Johnson (1815-1870) An Amateur with Patrons

by Lewis, Henry W.

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1983
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Near Fine -
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$46.00

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Chapel Hill, NC: Borderer Press, 1983. Paperback. Near Fine -. viii, 188 p.: illustrations, plans, maps; 27 cm. Paperback. Signed by the author on title page. Former owner's name on first (blank) page. A well-illustrated look at architectural contributions by John Evans Johnson (1815-1870) in Virginia, from Berry Hill to Staunton Hill. Very scarce. In Near Fine- Condition:… Read more
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cover of Teller & Halverson: Masters of the Colonial Revival in Ulster County, New York; A Memorial to the Kingston City Laboratory and Ulster County Tumor Clinic; William B. Rhoads with contributions by Avery L. Smith, Milton M. Grover, Jr., and Anna K. Forster

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Kingston, NY: Friends of Historic Kingston, 2005. Paperback. Very Good +. vii, [1], 35, [1] p.: illustrations; 28 cm. Paperback; stapled. White covers printed in black. Inscribed by the author on title page: "For Guy Lacy Schless, M.D." Guy Lacy Schless (1929-2011) was an endocrinologist at Pennsylvania Hospital for 55 years. The author, William B. Rhoads, was a… Read more
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cover of Van Cortlandt Mansion: Erected 1748 Now in the custody of the Colonial Dames of the State of New York

Van Cortlandt Mansion: Erected 1748 Now in the custody of the Colonial Dames of the State of New York

by Ferris, Mary Lanman Douw (Mrs. Morris Patterson Ferris)

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1897
Condition
Good +
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$36.00

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New York: National Society of the Colonial Dames of America in the State of New York; De Vinne Press, 1897. Paperback. Good +. xxiii p., 2 leaves of plates: 1 folded map, illustrations; 23 cm. Wrapper title. "Prepared by Mrs. Morris Patterson Ferris and dedicated to The Colonial Dames of the State of New York." The Van Cortlandt… Read more
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cover of The Observer's Book of Castles; with 46 Line Drawings by Jasper Dimond, 12 Black and White Illustrations and 3 Maps

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London: Frederick Warne, 1979. Hardcover. Fine/fine. 185 p.: illustrations; 15 cm. Light grey cover with white spine and cover titles. Maps on endpapers. Illustrated dust jacket. Publisher's list of The Observer's Series on back section of dust jacket. This title is no. 78 of 82 titles in the list. In Fine/Fine Condition: clean and bright.
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cover of Characteristics and Distributional Patterns of Population and Housing in Philadelphia and Its Immediate Environs [Map Series No. 1]

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Philadelphia: Philadelphia City Planning Commission, 1949. Paperback. Very Good. [2], 51 p.: maps (1 folded); 28 cm. Grey cover printed in red; stapled. Contains 48 "maps and charts pertaining to the characteristics and distributional patterns of population and housing in Philadelphia and its immediate environs . . . most of these items are based upon data from the… Read more
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cover of Philadelphia: Problems and Progress; A Series of Articles from The Philadelphia Inquirer November and December, 1955 by C. Allen Keith

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Philadelphia: Philadelphia Inquirer, 1955. Paperback. Very Good. [12] p.: illustrations, maps; 28 cm. Stapled. Charles Allen Keith (d. 2000) worked for the Philadelphia Inquirer for 43 years. This booklet brought together a series of articles he wrote in late 1955 about urban renewal and population change in Philadelphia. Scarce. In Very Good Condition: cover is lightly soiled; corners… Read more
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cover of Belmont Mansion Historic Structures Report

Belmont Mansion Historic Structures Report

by Rosenblum, Martin Jay

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1992
Condition
Near Fine
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$26.00

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Philadelphia: Martin Jay Rosenblum & Associates, 1992. Paperback. Near Fine. Prepared for the Fairmount Park Commission. [18], ii, [2], 78, [2], 65, [3], 41, [134], 48, [4], 26, [8], 6, 27 p., 17 folded leaves: illustrations, plans; 28 cm. Paperback with orange transparent front cover and black back cover. Appendix II is: Archaeological Testing of the 18th-Century Gardens… Read more
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cover of The Old City Area Report: Philadelphia Housing Quality Survey; Philadelphia City Planning Commission, Redevelopment Authority of Philadelphia, the Philadelphia Housing Authority

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Philadelphia: Philadelphia City Planning Commission, 1949. Paperback. Very Good -. iv, 42 p.: maps, charts; 28 cm. Paperback; stapled. The breakdown of data concerning housing in the Old City area of Philadelphia includes some information presented by race ("white and non-white occupants"). Scarce. In Very Good- Condition: former owner's name at upper edge of front cover "Baker"; browned… Read more
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$19.00
cover of Ricordo di Firenze: 32 Vedute

Ricordo di Firenze: 32 Vedute

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Published
1945
Condition
Very Good
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$52.00

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Italy: s.n., 1945. Very Good. 32 color views of Florence, Italy, with captions in Italian, French, English, and German on the reverse. Printed accordian-style, with the first 4 sections making up one large panoramic view of the city. Cardboard cover with color front illustration; color decorated back; both within color embossed borders. Map of Florence on endpapers running… Read more
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cover of Suzhou Museum [12 black-and-white postcards in folder]

Suzhou Museum [12 black-and-white postcards in folder]

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Published
2006
Condition
Near Fine
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$46.00

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Suzhou, China: Suzhou Museum, 2006. Near Fine. 12 black-and-white postcards in white folder with title in black and red. The Suzhou Museum building, designed by I. M. Pei, opened in October 2006. The photographer of these striking black-and-white photographs is not identified. Scarce. In Near Fine Condition: one lower corner slightly bumped; otherwise, clean and crisp.
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cover of L'Oeuvre de Philibert de L'Orme comprenant Le Premier Tome de l'Architecture et Les Nouvelles Inventions pour Bien Bastir et à Petitz Frais; Reproductions en fac-similé par les procédés Motteroz; Publiée par les soins de C. Nizet

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Paris: Libraries-Imprimeries Réunies, 1894. Paperback. Very Good +. xxx, [24] pages, 327 leaves [i.e. 654 pages], [2], 4, [1], 5, [17] pages: illustrations, diagrams, plans; 39 cm. Original wrappers. Pages are untrimmed. Wrapper title in red and black: Architecture de Philibert de L'Orme; Fac-similé par les procédés héliographiques de Motteroz. Title page in red and black. Includes facsimile… Read more
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$361.00
cover of Seventh Annual Report of the Directors of the Philadelphia Bourse; Submitted to the Shareholders at the Meeting Held May 10, 1898

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Philadelphia: Philadelphia Bourse, 1898. Pamphlet. Near Fine. 23 p.; 24 cm. Green wrapper with black wrapper title; stapled. Advertisement by the Bourse on the back wrapper for offices and exhibition space. With: a letter to the stockholders, dated May 16, 1898, urging them to subscribe for an additional $70,000 worth of stock and an unused subscription form. The… Read more
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cover of Meisterwerke aus Palmyra: Sonderausstellung aus der Syrischen Arabischen Republik, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Vorderasiatisches Museum, 3. Dezember 1986-11. Januar 1987

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Berlin: Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, 1986. Paperback. Very Good -. 80 p.: color and black-and-white illustrations, map; 21 cm. White paperback with illustrated cover. Contains an introduction in German by Gunter Schade of Staatliche Museen zu Berlin and one in English by Afif Bahnass, General Director of Antiquities and Museums. The remainder of the catalog of the exhibition… Read more
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cover of Pompeii: Civilization and Art -- Naples Archaeological Museum, Oplontis, Herculaneum, Stabiae

Pompeii: Civilization and Art -- Naples Archaeological Museum, Oplontis, Herculaneum, Stabiae

by Franciscis, Alfonso de

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1989
Condition
Near Fine
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$14.00

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Milan: Kina Italia, 1989. Paperback. Near Fine. 128 p.: color illustrations; 27 cm. Paperback with illustrated cover. Publisher's advertisement on inside of back cover. No date of publication. The name of Alfonso de Franciscis, Superintendent of Antiquities in Naples, is at the head of the title page and the end of the text on p. 126, suggesting that… Read more
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cover of Paris: A City Revealed

Paris: A City Revealed

by Gerrard, Mike; Dailey, Donna

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
2008
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9781435105102
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$26.00

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New York: Metro Books, 2008. Hardcover. Fine/near fine. 160 p.: color illustrations; 32 cm. Illustrated cover. Dust jacket repeating cover design. Black endpapers. Beautiful color photographs of Paris, arranged by section. Includes photographs of Notre-Dame de Paris prior to the April 2019 fire. A heavy book; for international shipping, it will have to be sent by priority international.… Read more
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cover of All Paris

All Paris

by Magi, Giovanna

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
2001
Condition
Near Fine
ISBN
9788870091915
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$13.00

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Florence, Italy: Bonechi, 2001. Paperback. Near Fine. 125 p.: color illustrations; 26 cm. Paperback with illustrated cover. The front and back covers fold out, the front to reveal a map of Paris and the back, a publisher's catalog. "New Edition." Heavily illustrated. In Near Fine Condition: front cover is slightly creased; a few notes by former owner on… Read more
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