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Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: New


Price:
$35.00

Fiell, Charlotte & Peter, ed.
DECORATIVE ART 1920s : A Source Book
NY: Taschen, 2000

Quarto. 575 pp; thousands of b/w & color illustrations; index. Text in English/German/French. Flexible binding. A new, unused copy with no wear. This is a well-illustrated survey of the innovations of interior design and architecture in the 1920s.
Inventory number #013971



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: New
Jacket: New


Price:
$30.00

Parsons, Bret
COLCORD: Home
Los Angeles: Angel City Press, 2008

Quarto. 160 pp; profuse color photographs. Hardcover w/jacket. The first monograph on Beverly Hills-based residential architect Gerard R. Colcord (1900-1984), who created a significant architectural legacy of more than 300 residential estates in southern California between 1924 & 1984. He designed in a variety of architectural vernaculars, ranging from Tudor, Country French, Hollywood Regency, Spanish Hacienda, Monterey Colonial, to contemporary.
Inventory number #013970



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$125.00

Ritcher, A.A. & H. I. Eiler
A Monograph of the Work of Ritcher & Eiler Architects, Reading, PA
Reading, PA: Ritcher, A.A. & H. I. Eiler, 1924

First edition. Folio (13" x 10"). Not paginated, fully illustrated with b/w photos of exteriors & interiors, buildings printed on recto only, advertisements printed on both sides. Original printed wrappers with yapp edges. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; cover edges & spine have small tears & chips, 1.5" chip at base of spine. This monograph features many of the firm's buildings, including banks in Reading, Easton, and Lebanon, PA, churches in Allentown, East Stroudsburg, Hanover, Johnstown, Lancaster, Logan, Reading, Sunbury, Tamaqua, and Wyomissing, PA. Also residences in Lebanon, Reading, Springmont, Stouds Ferry Bridge, and Wyomissing, PA.
Inventory number #013963



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$25.00

Mackie, B. Allan
Building with Logs
Prince George, British Columbi: Self Published, 1976

Fifth edition. Oblong folio (9.5" x 12.5"). 76 pp; numerous b/w diagrams, measured drawings & plans, b/w photos. Illustrated card covers with comb binding. VG, a clean, unmarked copy, residue from removal of price label on title page, covers show light edgewear. A detailed guide to building a log cabin, from financing, designing, selecting & preparing logs, to fireplaces, wiring, and finishing touches. OCLC locates 38 editions published between 1971 and 2001.
Inventory number #013962



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$15.00

May, Ralph
Among Old Portsmouth Houses
Boston: Self-published, 1946

Octavo. 39 pp plus 10 pp of b/w photographs. Stiff card covers. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; a few tiny brown spots on front cover, minor soiling along edges. Inscribed by author on half-title page.
Inventory number #013959



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$15.00

Downs, Joseph
The Greek Revival in the United States. A Special Loan Exhibition
NY: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1943

Quarto (10" x 7.5"). [48] pp; 67 b/w photographs. Illustrated stapled wraps. VG, a clean, unmarked copy internally; covers show light soil. Catalogue of an early loan exhibition with b/w photos of 67 items ranging from drawings & photos of buildings & architectural details, paintings, sculpture, furniture, porcelain vases, cast-iron stove, lighting, etc.
Inventory number #013958



Binding: Softcover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$20.00

Walker, Harry Leslie
The Parish Churches of England
Bethlehem, PA: Chapman Slate Co., 1930

No. 1, May 1930. Quarto. 16 pp; profuse b/w photographs by the author. Stapled wraps. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; staples rusted, middle spread (pp 7-10) detached but present. The first in a series of monographs prepared for architects and others interested in the building of churches. Chapman Slate Co. was founded when William Chapman, an Englishman, discovered slate deposits in PA in 1850. This monograph shows the beauty of English parish churches with their stone roofs.
Inventory number #013954



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$150.00

Macartney, Mervyn E.
Recent English Domestic Architecture: Being a Special Issue of The Architectural Review
London: The Architectural Review, n.d.

Volume 5. Quarto. 200 pp; xxviii pp of advertisements; color frontispiece, profuse b/w photographs & floor plans; list of architects & houses, index of advertisers. Original dark green buckram with gilt-lettered cover & spine. VG, former name, dated 1913, on front free endpaper, else an unmarked copy, front & rear endpapers toned; top edge a bit dusty, minor wear to one corner. This volume includes the work of forty-four British architects, including John Belcher & J.J. Joass, Reginald Blomfield, Buckland & Haywood-Farmer, F.S. Chesterton, Harold Falkner, H.S. Goodhart-Rendel, Ernest Newton, Barry Parker & Raymond Unwin, Clough Williams-Ellis, and many others
Inventory number #013931



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$150.00

Macartney, Mervyn E.
Recent English Domestic Architecture: Being a Special Issue of The Architectural Review 1908
London: The Architectural Review, 1908

Quarto. 200 pp; xlii pp of advertisements; profuse b/w photographs & floor plans; list of architects, list of houses, index of advertisers. Text in English, French & German. Expertly rebound in dark green buckram with gilt-lettered spine, new endpapers. Lacks first two pp of advertisments (i, ii). VG, an unmarked copy, minor soil on first and last pp; binding solid & tight. This volume includes the work of fifty British architects, including Detmar Blow & Fernand Billerey; E. Guy Dawber; Ernest Gimson, R.S. Lorimer, Edwin Lutyens, C.F.A. Voysey, Fairfax B. Wade, Edward Warren, and many others
Inventory number #013930



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$15.00

Williams, Priscilla de F. & Donald Harris Dwyer
Art Deco and Its Origins
Huntington, NY: Heckscher Museum, 1974

Quarto. 20 pp; b/w illustrations. Illustrated paper wraps. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; covers show minor surface wear. Press release laid in. Exhibition catalogue containing 168 items of furniture, textiles, metalwork, ceramics, glass, bookbindings, jewelry, sculpture, drawings, prints and drawings, and architecture on loan from six American museums, and numerous dealers & private collectors.
Inventory number #013927



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$15.00

Harris, Leslie & Gervase Jackson-Stops
Robert Adam and Kedleston: The Making of a Neo-Classical Masterpiece
London: National Trust, 1987

Oblong quarto. 96 pp; 82 color & b/w plates and several b/w illustrations; bibliography. Paperback. Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy; edges of back cover lightly toned. House & Garden article, "Adam's Glory" by James Lees-Milne laid in. Catalogue to accompany "The Treasure Houses of Britain" exhibition at the National Gallery in Washington, in which Kedleston was well represented. Edited & with foreword by Gervase Jackson-Stops.
Inventory number #013917



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$15.00

Lees-Milne, James
Earls of Creation : Five Great Patrons of Eighteenth-Century Art
NY: London House & Maxwell, 1963

First American edition. Octavo. 285 pp; numerous b/w illustrations; bibliography; index. Blue cloth with gilt-lettered burgundy label area on spine. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; corners gently bumped, covers light soiling overall. Burlington, Pembroke, Leicester, Oxford, and Bathurst, the five earls who are the subject of this study, flourished at a time when the fashionable amateur exercised greater influence than ever before in the long history of British art.
Inventory number #013914



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$20.00

Littlefield, Doris Bayley & Steven Brooke
VIZCAYA
Miami: Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, 1984

First edition. Octavo. 94 pp; profuse color photographs by Steven Brooke. Paperback. Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy. Vizcaya, the lavish estate on Miami's Biscayne Bay built by wealthy industrialist James Deering in the 1910's, featured a 70-room Italian baroque mansion, magnificent Italian Renaissance gardens, lagoons, canals, citrus groves, a farm village, and a yacht harbor. Originally 180 acres, the mansion and gardens today occupy 50 acres, and are open to the public.
Inventory number #013908



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$15.00

Gresleri, Giuliano
JOSEF HOFFMANN
NY: Rizzoli, 1985

Octavo. 199 pp; profuse b/w photographs throughout; biography; list of major works. Paperback. VG, a clean, unmarked copy, spine creased yet tight binding, covers lightly soiled.
Inventory number #013906



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: Very Good


Price:
$150.00

Smith, H. Clifford
BUCKINGHAM PALACE: Its Treasures, Decoration & History
London: Counrtry Life, 1931

Large quarto. xxiii, 299 pp; 3 color plates & 351 b/w illustrations. Original blue gilt-lettered cloth with dustjacket with color illustration tipped on.. VG/VG, a crisp, unmarked copy; binding tight; price-clipped jacket is toned, with light edgewear, small loss to spine ends. This is the first complete authoritative survey of Buckingham Palace; the author was on the staff of the Victoria & Albert Museum.
Inventory number #013895



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: Very Good


Price:
$25.00

Stroud, Dorothy
HENRY HOLLAND: His Life and Architecture
NY: A.S. Barnes, 1966

First edition. Octavo. 159 pp; 133 b/w illustrations, 4 floor plans; index. Original brown cloth with dustjacket. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; price-clipped jacket lightly worn at extremities. Henry Holland (1745-1806), English architect whose elegant, simple Neoclassicism contrasted with the more lavish Neoclassical style of his contemporary Robert Adam.
Inventory number #013894



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: Very Good


Price:
$20.00

Kirk, Paul Hayden & Eugene D. Sternberg
Doctors' Offices & Clinics: Medical & Dental
NY: Reinhold Publishing Corp., 1955

First edition. Quarto. 218 pp; 2 color & profuse b/w photographs and plans; bibliography; index. Cloth with dustjacket. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy, minor fading to board edges; unclipped jacket has light edgewear, spine darkened with small loss to ends. Part of the Progressive Architecture Library series.
Inventory number #013885



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: Very Good


Price:
$20.00

Moholy-Nagy, Sibyl
Native Genius in Anonymous Architecture
NY: Horizon Press, 1957

First edition. Quarto. 223 pp; 126 b/w plates. VG/VG, former owner name at top of front pastedown (hidden by jacket), else an unmarked copy, edges of binding slightly worn; unclipped jacket worn with small loss at spine ends & top edge of back cover, several small chips to edge of backstrip, spine faded.
Inventory number #013884



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$30.00

Reed, William V. & Elizabeth Ogg
New Homes for Old: Public Housing in Europe and America
NY: Foreign Policy Association, 1940

Octavo. 112 pp; numerous b/w photographs & drawings. Illustrated wraps. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; covers show light soiling & spine lightly rubbed. The authors explain the need for housing, tell how modern cities grew, and discuss the building low-rent houses in six representative European countries - England, France, Austria, Germany, Sweden, and Holland. No. 22, Headline Books series.
Inventory number #013857



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket: None


Price:
$30.00

Halfpenny, William
MAGNUM IN PARVO: or, The Marrow of Architecture
NY: Benjamin Blom, 1968

Quarto. 19 pp + 15 plates. Green cloth with white spine lettering & architectural drawing of column. Near Fine. Reprint of London, 1728 edition.
Inventory number #013851