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1 The Barn: A Vanishing Landmark in North America
Arthur, Eric and Dudley Witney
Greenwich, CT New York Graphic Society 1972 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Very clean toast brown cloth boards with darker brown lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Illustrated endpapers. Pages are clean and bright. Previous owner bookplate on front free endpaper. 256 pgs. with index. Beautifully illustrated with color and black & white photographs, drawings. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight chipping at top and bottom of spine, rear flap separated along fold. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Folio. Architecture. 007186

Price: 20.00 USD
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Old New England Churches - And Their Children, Bacon, Dolores
2 Old New England Churches - And Their Children
Bacon, Dolores
New York Doubleday, Page & Company 1906 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
First Edition clean decorated American trade binding. Red ribbed cloth boards with gold church and tree decoration on cover with double ruled line border and gold lettering on cover and spine. No fading, tiny points of corner wear, gold lettering on spine has some wear but still legible. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Frontis photograph of the spire of the Old South Church, Boston, with printed tissue guard; 33 additional photographic plates of New England churches. 442 pages. 021983

Price: 40.00 USD
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Lowcountry Plantations Today, Baldwin, William P.
3 Lowcountry Plantations Today
Baldwin, William P.
Greensville, NC, USA Legacy Publications 2002 093310121X / 9780933101210 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Signed
Gorgeous first edition, SIGNED by the author, in clean unchipped dust jacket with removable archival quality mylar cover. Large book - size approximately 10-1/2" x 12-1/4". Very clean, unfaded black cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean illustrated endpapers. No previous owner names or bookplates. Signed by author on title page. Beautiful full color illustrations throughout. Photography by N. Jane Iseley. 336 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. An author-signed bookmark also laid in. Fourteen years in the planning and three years in the making, Lowcountry Plantations Today is renowned photographer N. Jane Iseley's and award-winning writer William P. Baldwin's loving and definitive tribute to the Carolina Lowcountry. Access to these incrtedible homes is limited; the treasures they contain are seldom seen. 024962

Price: 60.00 USD
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Great English Houses, Chamberlin, Russell
4 Great English Houses
Chamberlin, Russell
New York Harmony Books 19881983 0-517-55086-5 / 9780517550861 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped jacket. Clean dark blue cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean photo-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with beautiful full color and black and white photographs. 152 pages. Dustjacket is not price clipped (14.95 on front inside flap), unchipped, small closed tear at spine gutter. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Chronological survey of 50 of the most notable houses in England from Norman times to the present, emphasizing the unique character of each. Provdes a revealing view ofthe development of the English country house through the ages, its survival in today's economic climate and its continuing importance as a monument to the past. 021734

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5 Sun Spaces: New Vistas for Living and Growing
Clegg, Peter & Derry Watkins
Pownal, VT Garden Way /Storey Communications, Inc. 1987 0-88266-452-2 / 9780882664521 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 206 pgs. Well illustrated with photographs, drawings and plans. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight edgewear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8-1/2" x 11". Home Decorating. 009040

Price: 14.00 USD
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Old Touraine (2 Volumes Complete) - The Life and History of the Famous Chateaux of France, Cook, Theodore Andrea
6 Old Touraine (2 Volumes Complete) - The Life and History of the Famous Chateaux of France
Cook, Theodore Andrea
New York James Pott & Co. 1901 First Thus Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Clean and lovely two-volume set in original sturdy cloth dust jackets, with red ribbon page markers. Decorated American trade bindings. Very clean unfaded blue cloth boards with gold coat of arms and line border on covers, coat of arms decoration and gold lettering on spines. No bumping or wear. Bindings are tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. Frontis illustration in each volume with clean printed tissue guard. Beautiful illustrations throughout both volumes with photographs of chateaux in France and their people. Volume I - 326 pages with index, fold-out geneology chart (chart nearly separated at one fold). Volume 2 - 314 pages with index and fold-out map near rear of book (Map of the Valley of the Loire for "Old Touraine" from the French Government Ordnance Survey in perfect condition). Both dust jackets are in excellent condition, of dark blue stiff cloth with gold decoration and lettering on spine, no tears, fading or chips. 023327

Price: 65.00 USD
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7 The New Century Home Book
Du Puy, Frank A.
New York Eaton & Mains 1900 First Edition Hard Cover Near FIne No Dustjacket Jacket 
Very clean green cloth boards with illustrated cover and hearth decoration on spine. Clean, bright, with very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with wonderful old photographs of interiors and exteriors of houses from the era. 400 pgs. 8vo. Architecture. 005195

Price: 15.00 USD
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Victorian Houses - A Treasury of Lesser-Known Examples, Edmund V. Gillon; Clay Lancaster
8 Victorian Houses - A Treasury of Lesser-Known Examples
Edmund V. Gillon; Clay Lancaster
Dover Publications 1973 0486229661 / 9780486229669 First edition thus Paperback Very Good 
Paperback book - size approx. 9-1/2" x 11-1/2". Clean cover with a little light creasing to one corner. No chipping or fading. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean. Tiny previous owner last name at top edge of front free endpaper; no other marks. Illustrated with full page black and white photographs. 024102

Price: 10.00 USD
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Vanished Towers and Chimes of Flanders, Edwards, George Wharton
9 Vanished Towers and Chimes of Flanders
Edwards, George Wharton
1916 Penn Publishing Company 1916 First Trade Edition Hardcover Near Fine No Dust jacket George Wharton Edwards, Illustrator 
Lovely clean decorated cloth binding. Black cloth boards with purple and blue tower against white background with gold shield border, gold lettering and decorative line border on cover; gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Lovely color frontis illustration with clean printed tissue guard (The Great Cloth Hall - Ypres). Title page has decorative green border. Additional 18 illustrations (black and white and color) with clean printed tissue guards. Foreword by the author. 212 pages with index. In protective mylar cover (removable). 022365

Price: 35.00 USD
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Canon of the Five Orders of Architecture, Giacomo Barozzi da Vignola
10 Canon of the Five Orders of Architecture
Giacomo Barozzi da Vignola
Dover Publications 2011 0486472620 / 9780486472621 First Thus Paperback Near Fine 
Large softcover book (approx. size 8-1/4" x 11" - 44 pages). Ver clean, no fading, wear or creasing. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Tiny previous owner name and date at top edge of front free endpaper. Illustrated. Translated by John Leeke. With a New Introduction by David Watkin. One of history's most published architectural treatises. 024103

Price: 12.00 USD
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American Diner, Gutman, Richard and Elliott Kaufman
11 American Diner
Gutman, Richard and Elliott Kaufman
Harper & Row 1982 0060116986 / 9780060116989 Stated First edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition, first printing with full number line, in unclipped dust jacket. Clean light beige cloth boards with blind-stamped lettering on cover, red metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean black endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Richly illustrated with more than 300 color and black and white photographs, drawings. 154 pages. Dust jacket is clean, not price clipped ($20 on front inside flap), has a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023386

Price: 20.00 USD
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Westminster Abbey (Cathedrals, Abbeys & Famous Churches), Home, Gordon
12 Westminster Abbey (Cathedrals, Abbeys & Famous Churches)
Home, Gordon
London J. M. Dent 1925 Hardcover Very Good+ Fair Jacket 
Small clean book (illustrated) in original dust jacket. Size approx. 4-3/4" x 7". Purple cloth boards with black lettering and decoration on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with illustrated endpapers. Neatly penned previous owner inscription on back of front free endpaper dated 1939. Edited and illustrated by Gordon Home. 192 pages with index. Dust jacket has edge chipping, separation at front flap fold, half of spine missing. Enclosed in archival quality removable mylar cover. 023461

Price: 20.00 USD
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Household Elegancies - Suggestions in Household Art and Tasteful Home Decorations, Jones, Mrs. C.S. and Henry T. Williams
13 Household Elegancies - Suggestions in Household Art and Tasteful Home Decorations
Jones, Mrs. C.S. and Henry T. Williams
New York Henry T. Williams 1877 Fourth Edition Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
Fourth Edition (stated). Blue-gray cloth boards with black lettering and decoration on cover, gilt lettering and decoration on spine. A few tiny spots of wear-through at top and bottom spine edges, surface rubbing to boards. Binding is tight & square; book is sturdy with clean chocolate brown endpapers. Previous owner name and date (1880) neatly penned on blank fly leaf. 300 pp. plus index and several pages of advertising. Beautifully illustrated in black and white. 019446

Price: 50.00 USD
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Sailing to Byzantium - An Architectural Companion, Lancaster, Osbert
14 Sailing to Byzantium - An Architectural Companion
Lancaster, Osbert
Boston Gambit, Inc. 1969 Stated First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Printing in original unclipped dust jacket. Very clean yellow cloth boards with gold illustration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages are clean, with blank endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Beautifully illustrated by the author, including drawings and eight full color plates. 184 pages with index. Dust jacket is clean, has slight top edge wear and one short closed edge tear at top of rear panel (under 1"). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024818

Price: 15.00 USD
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Frank Lloyd Wright's House Beautiful, Maddex, Diane
15 Frank Lloyd Wright's House Beautiful
Maddex, Diane
New York Hearst Books 2000 0-688-16736-5 / 9780688167363 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing. Gift Quality. Very clean decorated boards with black lettering on white spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean decorated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 176 pgs. with index. Illustrated with beautiful full color photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. As new book, collectible quality. Breathtakingly beautiful photographs of Frank Lloyd Wright homes, inside and out, with accompanying descriptions. 9-1/2" x 11-1/2". Architecture. 013692

Price: 25.00 USD
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Salvaged Treasures: Designing and Building With Architectural Salvage, Michael Litchfield
16 Salvaged Treasures: Designing and Building With Architectural Salvage
Michael Litchfield
New York Van Nostrand Reinhold Company 1983 0442258410 / 9780442258412 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean original unclipped jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean except for water-mark along upper edge of two preliminary pages. No names, writing or bookplates. 253 pages with index. Illustrated with photographs (color and black and white), drawings and diagrams. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (30.50 on front inside flap), unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An excellent do-it-yourself guide to assessing, removing, reconditioning, and reusing architectural salvage. 021531

Price: 25.00 USD
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17 Splendid Heritage: Historical Buildings of Ontario
Mika, Nick and Helma
Belleville, Ontario Mika Publishing Company 1992 0-921341-50-4 / 9780921341505 First Edition Cloth Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean dark blue cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No wear.. Binding tight & square, pages bright and clean. No names, writing or bookplates. 142 pgs. Beautiful full color illustration of historical buildings throughout the province of Ontario. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, slight fading. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Approx. 10" x 10". WARD01289

Price: 15.00 USD
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International Hotel And Resort Design, Schmid, Anne M.; Scoviak-Lerner, Mary
18 International Hotel And Resort Design
Schmid, Anne M.; Scoviak-Lerner, Mary
New York PBC International, Inc. / Hotels & Restuarants International 1988 0866360689 / 9780866360685 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean original dust jacket. Size: approx. 9-1/2" x 12-3/4". Very clean gray cloth boards with blind stamped lettering on cover, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Beautifully illustrated with full color photographs. 256 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, no creasing. The interiors of fine hotels and historic inns around the world depicted in full color photographs. 023858

Price: 30.00 USD
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19 White Pillars: Early Life and Architecture of the Lower Mississippi Valley Country
Smith, J. Frazer
New York Bramhall House 1941 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket Illustrated By Author 
Clean brown boards with beige cloth spine, black lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Previous owner last name is penned on top page edges, previous owner name & address on front free endpaper. 252 pgs. with 100 drawings and plans. Clean dustjacket has a few very small edge tears and one small edge chip. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8-1/2 x 10". Architecture. 010829

Price: 20.00 USD
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20 Buying and Renovating a House in the City
Stanforth, Deirdre & Martha Stamm
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1972 First Edition, Second Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Very clean red cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square. No names, writing or bookplates. Pages are clean and bright. 400 pgs. plus index. Illustrated with photographs, drawings and maps. Dustjacket has one small chip at top of rear panel corner (smaller than a pea), very light soiling. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A complete guide on finding, buying and renovating a house in the city (this book even tells you where to look for bargains in all the larger U.S. cities). 8vo. Old Houses. 007100

Price: 14.00 USD
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