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Binding: Softcover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$65.00

Trade Catalogue
Harris Brothers Co., Chicago, Catalog No. 189: Building Material, Millwork, Lumber, Harris Homes, Presto-Up Garages, Lakeside Cottages, Perfection Plumbing and Heating Systems
Chicago: Harris Brothers Co., 1924

Quarto. 408 pp; profuse b/w illustrations including sketches, engravings, and photographs, with pictorial color cover. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; front cover with special "Freight Paid by Us" Offer affixed to spine edge, measuring 11" high x 6" wide; light edgewear, small soiled area at upper spine corner.
Inventory number #014083



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$55.00

Harris Brothers Company
"Presto-Up" Patented Bolt-Together Garages. Catalog No. 38-KG
Chicago: Harris Brothers Co., 1922

Quarto. 16 pp; numerous b/w photographs, drawings and diagrams. Staple bound with two-color pictorial covers. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; covers bright with minor soil. The catalog features six garage models, in single & double versions, as well as accessories - doors, hinges, bolts, etc. - and two-, three-, and four-room lakeside cottages. These are sectional buildings, ready to bolt together.
Inventory number #014082



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good-


Price:
$40.00

[Wallpaper Sample book]
Wallpaper with Personality
: , n.d.

Quarto. [33] wallpaper samples. Staple bound color pictorial wraps. VG-, bright, clean samples with 0.5" to 1" dampstain at top edge of most pages, reverse side of samples toned. A variety of wallpaper patterns, primarily floral, including metallic leaf, and embossed samples. Pattern Nos. 1500-1532.
Inventory number #014071



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$50.00

[Wallpaper Sample book]
Robinson's Golden Rule Wallpapers: 1943 Styles
Titusville, PA: Robinson's Golden Rule Wallpaper Co., 1943

Quarto. [65] wallpaper samples. Printed wraps. VG-, bright, clean samples with occasional small dampstain at upper right corner; 2" loss at top of spine & 1.25" slit at base of spine, covers show light wear. A variety of wallpaper patterns including florals with & without stripes, metallic leaf, and embossed samples, designed for living rooms, dining rooms and halls; bedrooms; and kitchens or bathrooms.
Inventory number #014070



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Good+


Price:
$45.00

[Wallpaper Sample portfolio]
New Charm, New Lasting Beauty in Papered Walls
Glens Falls, NY: Imperial Paper & Color Corp., n.d.

n.d., ca. 1930. Quarto. Folded sheet with 2 pp text, 20 "Glenfast" wallpaper sample sheets measuring 11" x 8.5" in color portfolio. Good+, many samples have narrow dampstain along one edge; one sample with larger stain, portfolio spine split with 2" loss at top, flap detached but present, covers soiled. Onondaga Wall Paper & Paint, Syracuse dealer imprint on portfolio. Laid in -- three 8" x 9.5" samples of Robinson's Golden Rule wallpaper.
Inventory number #014069



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Fine
Jacket: Near Fine


Price:
$50.00

Hilderbrand, Gary R., editor [Presentation copy]
Making a Landscape of Continuity : The Practice of Innocenti & Webel
Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Graduate School of Design, 1997

First edition. Quarto. 128 pp; numerous color & b/w illustrations incl. two fold-out color plans of Italian villas; chronology; selected commissions, 1931-1996; bibliography. Dark green cloth with embossed lettering on cover & spine with dustjacket. Fine/Near Fine, a clean copy, unmarked except for inscription at bottom of title page; jacket bright & crisp, minimal rubbing at base of spine. Presentation copy to Arthur & Janet Ross, "To Mr. and Mrs. Ross, with great appreciation for your support. Gary Hilderbrand."
Inventory number #014061



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Fine
Jacket: Fine


Price:
$30.00

Heilbrun, Margaret, editor
INVENTING THE SKYLINE: The Architecture of Cass Gilbert
NY: Columbia University Press, 2000

First edition. Quarto. 306 pp; 13 color plates, numerous b/w photographs, sketches, elevations, and plans; index. Hardcover with dustjacket. Fine/Fine, a crisp, unmarked copy; jacket bright with no wear. Published in conjunction with exhibition at New York Historical Society, NY, NY, held September 12, 2000 to January 21, 2001. The exhibition examines some of the most celebrated structures of American architect Cass Gilbert (1859-1934) from conceptual sketches through completion. They include the Woolworth Building, the U.S. Custom House at Bowling Green, and the U.S. Army Supply Base in Brooklyn. Essays by four major Gilbert scholars - Sharon Irish, Mary Beth Betts, Barbara S. Christen, and Gail Fenske.
Inventory number #014060



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Fine
Jacket: Near Fine


Price:
$100.00

Rogers, Elizabeth Barlow, Elizabeth S. Eustis & John Bidwell
REBUILDING CENTRAL PARK: A Management and Restoration Plan
Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 1987

First edition. Quarto. 160 pp; illustrated throughout with b/w photos, plans, and drawings, some in color. Cloth with unclipped dustjacket. Fine/Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy; jacket lightly chipped at spine ends, minor edge wear. The details of one of the most ambitious restoration projects in NYC history that set the precedent for the restoration of parks everywhere.
Inventory number #014058



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$30.00

Wills, Royal Barry
LIVING ON THE LEVEL: One-Story Houses
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1954

First edition. Quarto. 120 pp; illustrated throughout with sketches & floor plans. Pictorial paperback. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; spine missing top 2 in. of backstrip, top corner bumped, light edgewear, covers lightly soiled. Royal Barry Wills presents contemporary houses ranging from 900 to 2500 sq ft that have some traditionalist features. The first half of the book is devoted to help in designing a house that is livable as well as economical.
Inventory number #014056



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$50.00

House Plan Book
Home, Fireside and Garden
Chicago: William A. Radford, 1926

Quarto. [20] pp; full of color illustrations & floor plans of bungalows. Color illustrated wrapper. VG, a clean, unmarked copy, cover shows scattered faint foxing, light soil, tiny tear to foredge of front cover. It contains color renderings & floor plans of sixteen models, most including an interior room and architectural detail of one exterior feature. Also color drawings of selected room in three California houses, identified by architect - Reginald Johnson, Marshall P. Wilkinson, and Henry Withey. With four one-page articles : Dignity of Owning a Home, Use of Water in the Garden, When the Owner Moves in, Helps for the Home Owner.
Inventory number #014030



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$25.00

Universal-Rundle Corp.
Planning and Decorating your Dream Bathroom
New Castle, PA: Universal-Rundle Corp., n.d.

No date. Quarto. (20) pp; full of color & b/w illustrations. Stapled wrappers. VG, one illustration with small image loss (p. 3), else an unmarked copy, minor edge wear. Features color schemes for nine bathrooms with various floor plans.
Inventory number #014026



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$45.00

Sherwin Williams
THE HOME DECORATOR
Cleveland: Sherwin-Williams Co., 1937

Octavo. 34 pp; full of color illustrations of interiors & exteriors. Illustrated stapled wraps. VG, interior clean & unmarked, cover with light soil. Includes color schemes for bathrooms, bedrooms, closets, dining rooms, halls, kitchens, living rooms, sun porches, recreation rooms, as well as exteriors. Cover illustration by T.W. Cleland.
Inventory number #014024



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$25.00

Trade Catalogue
Fenestra Casement and Basement Windows
Detroit: Detroit Steel Products Co., 1928

Quarto. 14 pp; illustrated with measured drawings, cross sections, suggested designs for lead glass panels, installation details for steel casement windows. Also elevations & details for steel casement doors; types, sizes & details of steel utility windows; and types, sizes & details of steel basement windows. Stapled booklet, VG, unmarked, two gutter margin holes, edges faintly damped.
Inventory number #014021



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$50.00

Trade Catalogue
Hinge Division, Garage Hardware Division. Illustrated & Descriptive Price Book No. 83. Effective March 10, 1941
Pittsburgh: McKinney Manufacturing Co., 1941

Quarto. 184 pp; illustrations & specs of hinges, cabinet hardware, bolts, brackets, butts, door bolts, hasps, latches, etc. Red printed stiff paper with wire comb binding. VG, Library of Congress rubber stamp, else unmarked, paper clip dent; spine rubbed, minor edge wear.
Inventory number #014020



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$25.00

Trade Catalogue
Architectural Steel. Catalog No. 300
Skokie, IL: J.G. Braun Company, 1962

Catalogue A.I.A. File No. 15. Quarto. 37 pp; full of profiles & specifications. Printed wrapper. VG, a clean, unmarked copy. Contains baluster collars & spindles, handrails, handrail terminals, ornamental steel stampings, pipe rail fittings, railing components, steel mouldings, thresholds, treillage and tubing.
Inventory number #014019



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$25.00

Trade Catalogue
Chamberlin Details for Wood Sash and Doors
Detroit: Chamberlin Metal Weather Strip Co., 1927

First edition. Catalogue A.I.A. File No. 19e14. Quarto. 50 pp; full of measured drawings, cross sections & specifications. Paperback, staples removed, loose sheets. Good+, edges lightly damped.
Inventory number #014018



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$40.00

Ponderosa Pine Woodwork
Your Key to Convenience, Comfort and Charm with Beautiful, Enduring Ponderosa Pine Woodwork
Chicago, IL: Ponderosa Pine Woodwork, 1941

First edition. Quarto. 31 pp; numerous b/w photographs, plans, and elevations. Stapled wraps. VG, a clean, unmarked copy. A well-illustrated catalog showing the use of Ponderosa pine for doors, frames, windows, and woodwork in all rooms of the house from living room to bathroom. Ponderosa Pine Woodwork is a trade association. List of members tipped in.
Inventory number #014017



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$40.00

Aladdin Company
The New Look in Homes for the New Year
Bay City, MI: The Aladdin Co., 1951

Small quarto. 16 pp; color & b/w photographs & drawings, floor plans & letters from customers. Stapled wraps. VG, bottom corner of pp 9-16 creased, rusty staples, light toning to pages. Price list & order blank inserted. Six models of homes: Brentwood, Lexington, Del Mar, Redwood, Greenbrier, and Ivywood.
Inventory number #014016



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$25.00

Trade Catalogue
American Radiators
Chicago: American Radiator Co., 1914

Octavo. 16 pp; full of b/w photos. Stapled wraps with original mailing envelope. VG, a clean, unmarked copy. WITH - "New Ideal Heating Aids," American Radiator Co., 1913, 6.25" x 3.5" 20-pp booklet with b/w illustrations of room temperature controls, boiler damper regulators, air valves, etc.
Inventory number #014012



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$30.00

The Donley Brothers Co.
DONLEY BOOK OF FIREPLACES
Cleveland, OH: Donley Brothers Co., 1925

Third edition. Small quarto. 23 pp; diagrams, plans & b/w photographs. Illustrated wraps, staple-bound. VG, a clean, unmarked copy. This pamphlet includes fireplace construction plans as well as fireplace dampers with either rotary or poker control, and several examples of andirons, and other accessories.
Inventory number #014011