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SALTBOX AND CAPE COD HOUSES.
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SALTBOX AND CAPE COD HOUSES.

By Schuler, Stanley.

Schiffer:, 2000. The second edition from 2000, 160 pages, illustrated in color and b&w. This ook "is for everyone interested in America's early Colonial homes but it si especially for those hoping to buid or remodel an attractive, livable, comfortable and resonably authentic Saltbox or Cape. The book gives the six best ways to do this." FINE HARDCOVER, FINE DUST JACKET.. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$25.00

THE LIVABLE HOUSE. Its Plan & Design.

By Embury, Aymar II

Moffat, Yard and Co.:, 1917. "Being Volume I of the Livable House Series" 198 pages, illustrated in b&w with plans. "The services of architects are being demanded for even the smallest houses, and while ten years ago there were very few people" GOOD HARDCOVER. Covers are worn at its edges, but binding is tight and internally a nice clean tight copy.. Hard Cover. Good/No Dust Jacket Present.. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$50.00

DECORATIVE ARCHITECTURAL IRONWORK.
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DECORATIVE ARCHITECTURAL IRONWORK.

By Stuart, Diana.

Schiffer:, 2005. 224 pages, profusely illustrated in color. "One of the world's greatest collections of architecutural ironwork is on display to everyone in the five boroughs of New York City. The author/photographer captures the magnitude and impressive array of historic exterior designs in over 600 color photos with background information and the location of each piece included in captions." FINE HARDCOVER, VERY GOOD DUST JACKET. Dust jacket protected with a clear plastic acid-free jacket.. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall, oblong.

$36.00

ARCHITECTURAL GRAPHIC STANDARDS FOR ARCHITECTS, ENGINEERS, DECORATORS, BUILDERS AND DRAFTSMEN. The Sixth Edition.
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ARCHITECTURAL GRAPHIC STANDARDS FOR ARCHITECTS, ENGINEERS, DECORATORS, BUILDERS AND DRAFTSMEN. The Sixth Edition.

By Ramsey, Charles and Harold Sleeper

John Wiley & Sons:, 1970. First published in 1932, this book is the Sixth edition from 1970, 695 pages, illustrated. "The Sixth edition is enitely new in organization and format but carries on the philosophy of earlier editions." VERY GOOD- HARDCOVER. Some soiling of covers, internally a nice clean copy, internally fine, lettering is bright on the spine and cover.. Hard Cover. Very Good-/No Dust Jacket Present.. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

$40.00

BUILT IN BOSTON. City And Suburb, 1800 - 1950.
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BUILT IN BOSTON. City And Suburb, 1800 - 1950.

By Tucci, Douglas Shand.

New York Graphic Society:, 1978. 269 pages, with 231 b&w and 8 color illustrations. , with a Foreword by Walter Muir Whitehill. "This book has been hailed as the definitive work on the architectural history of the city and its suburbs. Many of the older photographs have never been published. Also A Bibliography arranged according to neighborhoods, towns, and citites, building types architects, and craftsmen. FINE HARDCOVER, VERY GOOD DUST JACKET. jacket protected with a clear plastic acid-free jacket.. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$25.00

THE MATHEMATICS OF THE IDEAL VILLA AND OTHER ESSAYS.

By Rowe, Colin.

MIT Press:, 1979. First published in 1976, this book is the fourth printing from 1979, 223 pages, illustrated in b&w. "Colin Rowe has written only a very few essays, highly crafted elucidations fof aspects of modern architecture. Some of these appeared in little-known journals; others were withheld from immediate publication, and were circulated only privately among friends and students, or gained an underground reputation in the from of practical photocopies. And yet they have had an appreciable architectural movement itself on both sides of the Atlantic." FINE- HARDCOVER, VERY GOOD- DUST JACKET. Dust jacket protected with a clear plastic acid-free jacket.. Hard Cover. Fine-/Very Good-. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$30.00

AMERICAN THEATERS. Performance Halls Of The Nineteenth Century.
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AMERICAN THEATERS. Performance Halls Of The Nineteenth Century.

By Naylor, David and Joan Dillon.

Schiffer:, 2006. The revised 2nd edition, 254 pages, illustrated in color and b&w. This book "celebrates the hsitory of these wonderful buildings from the 19th century to the present, with beautifully illustrated profiles of 40 of the finest theaters still in operation around the country." FINE- HARDCOVER.. Hard Cover. Fine-/Not Issued with a Dust Jacket.. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$30.00

INDUSTRY, ARCHITECTURE, AND ENGINEERING. American Ingenuity 1750 - 1950.
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INDUSTRY, ARCHITECTURE, AND ENGINEERING. American Ingenuity 1750 - 1950.

By Bergeron, Maria Teresa Maiullari-Pontois.

Abrams:, 2000. 287 pages, profusely illustrated with b&w photographs. "This book, the only comprehensive illustrated study of American industiral architecture and civil engineering from the mid-eighteenth century to World War II, is a valuable document of this important aspect of our heritage and a testament to American technology and inguinity." FINE HARDCOVER, FINE DUST JACKET, remainder mark present on the lower page edge.. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$36.00

LE CORBUSIER. 1887 - 1965. The Lyricism Of Architecture In The Machine Age.
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LE CORBUSIER. 1887 - 1965. The Lyricism Of Architecture In The Machine Age.

By Cohen, Jean-Louis.

Taschen:, 2009. 96 pages, illustrated in color and b&w. "Few architects have embodied the hopes and disillusionments of the industrial age as Le Corbusier did, and with the possible exception of Adolf Loos and Frank Lloyd Wright, none has scandalized and outraged his contemporaries to quite the same extent." FINE HARDCOVER, FINE DUST JACKET.. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$30.00

THE MAINE PERSPECTIVE: Architectural Drawings, 1800 - 1980.

By O'Gorman, James F. O. And Earle G. Shettleworth, Jr.

Portland Museum of Art:, 2006. 125 pages, illustrated. "This is a brief survey of drawings for Maine building projected or erected during the 19th century and the first three quarters of the 20th. It is not a history of Maine architecture, but a historical overview of some of the graphics created to prescribe that architecture." FINE SOFTCOVER.. Soft Cover. Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$20.00

AN ARCHITECTURAL HISTORY OF OLD SOUTH MEETING HOUSE.

By Betlock, Lynn, Emily Curran, Jane Schwerdtfeger and Ellen Weiner.

Old South Association:, 1995. 56 pages, illustrated. "Based on research conducted by Anne Grady and Brian Powell of the Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities." FINE SOFTCOVER.. Soft Cover. Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$16.00

THE VILLA IN THE LIFE OF RENAISSANCE ROME.

By Coffin, David R.

Princeton University Press:, 1988. 385 pages, illustrated in b&w. "The tradition of villeggiatura, or withdrawal to a country residence, was a central feature of Itlalian life in the 15th and 16th centuries after urban centers had risen to political prominence, fostering the development of a leisured class. Tracing the history of the Roman villa during this time, the author presents- through an extensively illustrated text- the first comprehensive study of this subject in English. First, this book is the first in any language to analyze the villa in terms of its social function and meaning rather than its architecture and formal properties." FINE- SOFTCOVER, previous owner's name present.. Soft Cover. Fine-. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$35.00

ARCHITECTURAL GRAPHIC STANDARDS FOR ARCHITECTS, ENGINEERS, DECORATORS, BUILDERS AND DRAFTSMEN. The Fourth Edition

By Ramsey, Charles and Harold Sleeper

John Wiley & Sons:, 1948. First published in 1932, this book is the fourth edition, third printing from Febuary 1953, 614 pages. "This Fourth Edition is really a new book. The authors and the purpose remain the same as for the Third Edition, but the content is greatly changed. Only 46 pages remain unchanged. The rest have been revised, and 368 entirely new pages have been added. In all the Fourth Edition is 80 percent larger than the Third." FINE- HARDCOVER, slight wear at the corners and spine edges of book.. Hard Cover. Fine-/No Dust Jacket Present.. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

$1250.00

A SILENT WITNESS IN FOUR CENTURIES.

By Alling, Jeane Cooke

Yale University Press/Sol's Path, 1931. 52 pages, illustrated in b&w. "A New England house that has sheltered 8 generations: Lt. Joseph Linsley, Solomon Linsely, Ralph Linsey, Solomon Linsley, Noah Linsley, Morris Alling, Charles Alling and Carl Munger. 1680-1740 were the first two generations of original owners. In 1927, the authors husband purchased this old run down homestead, and this is a detailed account of their purchase, the house's history and their restoration of this remarkable seventeenth house in Connecticut. FINE- HARDCOVER, front blank free leaf has been removed from book.. Hard Cover. Fine-/No Dust Jacket Present. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$35.00

THE GEORGIAN PERIOD. Being Photographs And Measured Drawings Of Colonial Work With Text. Volumes 1- 3.

By Ware, William Rotch.

U.P.C. Book Company, 1923. This edition is a complete reprint of the original edition that was issued in 12 parts. Volume I is the Text and Indexes, 306 pages, illustrated with b&w photographs and line drawings with new classifications and Indexes. Volume II consists of Plates 1 to 79. Volume III consists of Plates 229 t0 341. 3 VERY GOOD- HARDCOVERS. Green cloth covers, spines have darkened, some foxing on endpapers, internally nice clean tight copies. An important American architecture reference.. Hard Cover. Very Good-/No Dust Jackets Present. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

$200.00

THE GLASS HOUSE.

By Hix, John.

MIT Press:, 1974. 208 pages, profusely illustrated in b&w. "The glasshosue-or greenhouse, in American usage-evolved in the seventeenth century to protect gardeners' exotic plants from the rigors of the northern winter. This book traces the development of man's skill in creating and controlling an artificial climate from the period of Hans Slaone and Carl Linnaeus to the present and beyond." FINE HARDCOVER, FINE DUST JACKET, Dust jacket protected with a clear plastic acid-free jacket.. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$26.00

HEREFORD CATHEDRAL. A History.
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HEREFORD CATHEDRAL. A History.

By Aylmer, Gerald and John Tiller.

UK: The Hambledon Press:, 2000. 672 pages, illustrated. "Famous for its possession of a chained library and of Mappa Mundi, Hereford Cathedral is remarkable in many other ways. This book is a comprehensive account not only of its buildings and their development, from Anglo-Saxon times to the present, but also of its institutional history, musical tradition, school, archives and library. Written by a team of experts, it is intended to be accessible to a wide readership." FINE HARDCOVER, FINE DUST JACKET.. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$75.00

PLACES OF THE SOUL. Architecture And Environmental Design As A Healing Art.

By Day, Christopher.

Aquarian Press:, 1990. 192 pages, illustrated. This book "examines in what way we can reinstate the human factor in the building equation. The book demonstrated how building design can start with people and place and how buildings can develop organically from these foundations- how builders and users can add to the quality of a place rather than compromise s designer's intentions. It is a book which challenges conventional practice and shows how all the senses can be catered for in built environments rather than trying to squeeze human beings into living spaces where physically and spiritually they do not belong." FINE HARDCOVER, FINE DUST JACKET, previous owner's name is present.. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$16.00

OLD ENGLISH HOUSES. The Record Of A Random Itinerary.

By Fea, Allan.

London: Martin Secker:, 1910. 273 pages, illustrated with over b&w photographs. "The last twenty years or so has shown a universal advance in taste, especially regarding the appreciation and preservation of old buildings in which our country fortunately is still so rich. Compare for example the restoration of a church in the 'seventies or 'eighties, with the careful and judicious restoration of today; or the adaptation of modern requirements to an old house thirty or forty years ago." VERY GOOD+ HARDCOVER. Green cloth covers, with gilt lettering. A nice clean copy.. Hard Cover. Very Good+/No Dust Jacket Present. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$36.00

GAUDI

By Le Corbusier.

Spain: Ediciones Poligrafa:, 1967. Text in English, French, German,and Spanish. Approximately 90 total pages, mainly photographs in color and b&w, with a short text introduction by Le Corbusier. FINE HARDCOVER, VERY GOOD DUST JACKET.. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$26.00

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