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image of Audubon's America The Narratives And Experiences Of John James Audubon; Illustrated with facsimiles of Aububon's prints and paintings

Audubon's America The Narratives And Experiences Of John James Audubon; Illustrated with facsimiles of Aububon's prints and paintings

by Peattie, Donald Culross (Editor)

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Published
1940
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Orig. cream cloth decorated in gilt. Teg. Near fine in fine publisher's slipcase
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1940. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. cream cloth decorated in gilt. Teg. Near fine in fine publisher's slipcase. 328 pages. 29.5 x 20 cm. Signed by Peattie in ink. Index by Francis H. Allen. Clean fresh copy, spine darkened, black leather spine labels cover and spine.
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image of Currier_Ives Printmakers to the American People; Volume Two

Currier & Ives Printmakers to the American People; Volume Two

by Peters, Harry T.

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Published
1931
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Orig. beige cloth, beveled edges. Fine in matching very good slipcase
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Garden City: Doubleday & Doran, 1931. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. beige cloth, beveled edges. Fine in matching very good slipcase. 404 pages. 30.5 x 21 cm. Limited edition, copy 460 of 501, and designed by Ernest Reichl. Plate numbers 143-319 with a list of plates. Part III: Checklist of all known prints of N. Currier, C. Currier, and… Read more
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image of Architectural Books in Early America Architectural Treatises and Building Handbooks Available in American Libraries and Bookstores through 1800

Architectural Books in Early America Architectural Treatises and Building Handbooks Available in American Libraries and Bookstores through 1800

by Schimmelman, Janice C.

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Published
1999
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Orig. navy blue cloth. Fine in fine dust wrapper
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Expanded edition
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New Castle: Oak Knoll Press, 1999. Expanded edition. Hardcover. Orig. navy blue cloth. Fine in fine dust wrapper. 221 pages. 23.5 x 16 cm. 147 architectural books identified.
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The Chicago School of Architecture; A History of Commercial and Public Building in the Chicago Area, 1875-1925

by Condit, Carl W.

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Published
1964
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Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press, 1964. Hardcover. Orig. medium blue cloth. Fine in near fine dust wrapper. 238 pages. 26.5 x 18 cm. 196 illustrations, black and white photographs. An expanded version of "The Rise of the Skyscraper," published in 1952. Clean, fresh copy.
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Seven American Utopias: The Architecture of Communism Socialism, 1790-1975

by Hayden, Delores

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Published
1976
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Orig. tan cloth Fine in near fine illustrated dust wrapper
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Cambridge: MIT Press, 1976. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. tan cloth Fine in near fine illustrated dust wrapper. 401 pages. 21.5 x 16.5 cm. 401 pages. Contains more than 260 historic and contemporary photographs, the drawings range in scale from regional plans, site plans of communal domains and building plans of dwellings, assembly halls and furniture configurations. Bibliography. Index.… Read more
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image of The Technology Of Historic American Buildings Studies of the Materials, Craft Processes and the Mechanization of Building Construction

The Technology Of Historic American Buildings Studies of the Materials, Craft Processes and the Mechanization of Building Construction

by Jandle, H. Ward (Editor)

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Published
1983
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Orig. illustrated stiff wrappers. Near fine
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Washington DC: Foundation for Preserving Technology, 1983. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. illustrated stiff wrappers. Near fine. 224 pages. 28 x 21.5 cm. Illustrated with photographs and plans to scale. Chapter on Decorative Metal Roofing in the United States by Mary B. Dierickx. Also, a chapter on Cast Iron In American Architecture by Antoinette J. Lee.
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The Architecture of MAXIMILIAN GODEFROY

by Alexander, Robert L.

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Published
1974
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Orig. brown cloth. Fine in fine dust wrapper
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Baltimore: John Hopkins Univ. Press, 1974. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. brown cloth. Fine in fine dust wrapper. 246 pages. 24 x 16.5 cm. More than 100 illustrations. Index. Most of Godefroy's life in America, 1805-1819 was spent in Baltimore. KARPEL B1097a. "... describes Godefroy's masterful reconciliation of the blunt demands of the industrial age with the tastes of… Read more
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The Octagon Fad

by Schmidt, Carl F.

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Published
1958
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Orig. navy cloth. Near fine
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First edition
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Scottsville: Carl F. Schmidt, 1958. First edition. Orig. navy cloth. Near fine. Schmidt, Carl F. 207 pages. Small 8vo, 21 x 13 cm.With a host of photographs of octagonal houses, and plans drawn to scale by the author. Surveys the existing octagonal and polygonal buildings and their influence on American architectural history. Limited edition, one of 1000. … Read more
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The Architecture of Charles Bulfinch

by Kirker, Harold

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Published
1969
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Cambridge: Harvard Univ. Press, 1969. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. two-toned cloth. Fine in fine dust wrapper.. Bulfinch, Charles. 398 pages. 174 black and white illustrations. Appendices including Public Buildings Erected After and Under the Direction of Charles Bulfinch and Charles Bulfinch's Architectural Library. Bibliographical Note. Index. KARPEL B1078. "He thus provides an exhaustive listing of all known buildings… Read more
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image of The Glorious Enterprise The Centennial Exhibition of 1876 and H. J. Schwarzmann, Architect-in-Chief

The Glorious Enterprise The Centennial Exhibition of 1876 and H. J. Schwarzmann, Architect-in-Chief

by Maass, John

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Published
1973
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Orig. rust cloth. Near fine in fine dust wrapper
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Watkins Glen: American Life, 1973. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. rust cloth. Near fine in fine dust wrapper. 156 pages. 28 x 22 cm. Seventy-two illustrations. Bibliographic Essay. Index. "The influence of this American exhibition upon the rest of the world was powerful and permanent." KARPEL B407a. "An exemplary piece of scholarship.
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Romanticism and American Architecture

by Early, James

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Published
1965
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New York: A.S.Barnes, 1965. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. kelly green cloth. Fine in near fine dust wrapper. 171 pages. 26 x 19 cm. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. Index. The author notes he is not an advocate of 19th century architecture, rather his emphasis is on the thought and feeling which fostered its development. KARPEL B75. "The… Read more
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image of The Mysterious Island The Secret Of The Island; Translated From The French By W.H.G. Kingston

The Mysterious Island The Secret Of The Island; Translated From The French By W.H.G. Kingston

by Verne, Jules

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Published
1876
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Orig. pictorial gilt decorated green cloth, beveled edges. Very good/Near fine
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First American edition
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New York: Scribner, Armstrong & Co, 1876. First American edition. Hardcover. Orig. pictorial gilt decorated green cloth, beveled edges. Very good/Near fine. 299 pages. 19.5 x 14 cm. Forty nine full page illustrations. Although published in late 1875 it was dated a year later. Interior contents clean as are the illustrations. In November, 1875 Scribner's published the American… Read more
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The Atlantic Souvenir; A Christmas And New Year's Offering

by Philadelphia. H.C. Carey & I. Lea

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Published
1826
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Full crushed red levant morocco. Aeg. Fine
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First edition
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Philadelphia: H.C. Carey & I. Lea, 1826. First edition. leather_bound. Full crushed red levant morocco. Aeg. Fine. 353 pages. 14.5 x 9 cm. Literature by James Kirk Paulding, William Cullen Bryant, Catherine Sedgwick et al. Paulding who served as Secretary of the Navy probably authored "Biographical Sketch of Admiral Paul Jones." Contents contain twenty-four titles of varying lengths.… Read more
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image of The Snow Image, And Other Twice-Told Tales

The Snow Image, And Other Twice-Told Tales

by Hawthorne, Nathaniel

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Published
1852
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Orig. brown publisher's cloth sharp, with front and back cover decorations in blind, backstrip lettered in gilt. Very good
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First American edition
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Boston: Ticknor, Reed & Field, 1852. First American edition. Hardcover. Orig. brown publisher's cloth sharp, with front and back cover decorations in blind, backstrip lettered in gilt. Very good. 273 pages. 16.5 x 12 cm. Four pages of publisher adverts at front of book with ads dated January 1852. This, the final collection of short stories written by… Read more
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The Blithdale Romance

by Hawthorne, Nathaniel

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1852
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Boston: Ticknor, Reed & Field, 1852. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. brown publisher's cloth sharp, with front and back cover decorations in blind, backstrip lettered in gilt. Near Fine. 288 pages. 16.5 x 12 cm. BAL binding A. Ahearn notes the first American edition, which this is as having "4 pages of ads at end," but here, the… Read more
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To Have And Have Not

by Hemingway, Ernest

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Published
1937
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Publisher's black cloth lettered in gilt. backstrip with two green labels lettered and decorated in gilt. Very good/Near fine
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1937. First edition. Hardcover. Publisher's black cloth lettered in gilt. backstrip with two green labels lettered and decorated in gilt. Very good/Near fine. 262 pages. 21 x 14 cm. With first edition confirmed by letter A on verso of title. This novel served as the basis for Howard Hawk's film co-scripted by Faulkner… Read more
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The Architectural Journey Through Long Island; Edited with an Introduction by Marian Leifsen

by Viemeister, August

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Published
1974
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Orig. brown cloth lettered in silver. Fine in fine dust wrapper
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Port Washington: Kennikat Press, 1974. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. brown cloth lettered in silver. Fine in fine dust wrapper. 150 pages. 28 x 22 cm. Profusely illustrated with photographs. Presents a representative cross section of architecture on Long Island. Index.
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Nineteenth-Century Houses in Western New York

by Conover, Jewel Helen

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Published
1971
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Orig. dark salmon cloth. Fine in fine dust wrapper
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Second edition
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Albany: State University of New York Press, 1971. Second edition. Hardcover. Orig. dark salmon cloth. Fine in fine dust wrapper. 161 pages. 28.5 x 22 cm. Illustrated with photographs. A review of country house styles when the area was reasonably prosperous.
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Alone Together A History Of New York's Early Apartment Houses

by Cromley, Elizabeth Collins

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Published
1990
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Orig. chocolate brown cloth. Fine in fine dust wrapper
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Ithaca & London: Cornell Univ. Press, 1990. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. chocolate brown cloth. Fine in fine dust wrapper. 252 pages. 26 x 18 cm. 83 illustrations -- photographs, drawings and plans (some to scale). Bibliography. Index. The concept of an apartments initially had negative implications; however, by 1910 there were of 10,000 of them.
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Long Island Country Houses and Their Architects 1860-1940; Foreword By Brendan Gill

by Mackay, Robert B. & Anthony K. Baker & Carol A. Traynor [Editors]

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Published
1997
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Orig. vermillion cloth. Fine in fine dust wrapper
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New York: W.W. Norton & Co, 1997. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. vermillion cloth. Fine in fine dust wrapper. 563 pages. 30.5 x 24 cm. Profusely illustrated, black and white photographs, many with accompanying plans. Published in association with the Society for the preservation of Long Island antiquities. Almost 1000 estates were built between the time period covered here… Read more
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