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Cairo and How to See It
1 Cairo and How to See It

Cairo, Egypt Les Editions Universitaires D'Egypte 1954 Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean blue cloth boards with silver lettering on cover, silver advertising for Air France on rear board. Slight fading to cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight, pages are clean and bright. Small previous owner initials and date 1954 at top edge of front free endpaper. 187 pgs. with clean fold-out map of Cairo at rear of book (excellent condition). Illustrated with photographs of buildings and antiquities. "Welcome to Egypt" pamphlet from Air France in excellent condition also enclosed. Book details history of the area and important sites, architecture; itinerary for one day; two days; four days; a week. 12mo. Middle East. 012706

Price: 20.00 USD
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Austin Val Verde: A Montecito Masterpiece, Aran, Berge
2 Austin Val Verde: A Montecito Masterpiece
Aran, Berge
Santa Barbara, California Austin Val Verde Foundation 2005 1890449393 / 9781890449391 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Berge Aran, Photographer 
First Edition in clean bright dust jacket - NEW condition. Dark green cloth boards with lighter green lettering on cover and spine. No wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright, unmarked. Clean decorated endpapers. Beautifully illustrated with outstanding photographs by Berge Aran. Introduction by Berge Aran and Gail Jensen. Size approx. 9" x 12" . 144 pages with Bibliography. Clean dust jacket is unworn. Austin Val Verde, situated on seventeen and a half acres, is one of the few great early 20th Century Southern California estates to have been preserved. It is a pivotal work in the career of the famous American architect Bertram Goodhue (1869-1924). Its celebrated and extensive gardens are the masterpiece of Lockwood de Forest Jr. (1895-1949), one of the most important landscape architects to have worked in Southern California. 025757

Price: 25.00 USD
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Old New England Churches - And Their Children, Bacon, Dolores
3 Old New England Churches - And Their Children
Bacon, Dolores
New York Doubleday, Page & Company 1906 First 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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The English Farmhouse, Briggs, Martin S.
4 The English Farmhouse
Briggs, Martin S.
London B. T. Batsford, Ltd. 1953 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in unclipped original dust jacket. Clean dark green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying or fading. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with 132 photographs and line drawings. 242 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, has a few tiny edge nicks and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. History is written here in tiles and beams, stones and thatch...a wonderful book for any lover of the English countryside and its heritage. 026464

Price: 25.00 USD
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Great English Houses, Chamberlin, Russell
5 Great English Houses
Chamberlin, Russell
New York Harmony Books 19881983 0-517-55086-5 / 9780517550861 First 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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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 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 Hard Cover Near FIne No Dustjacket Jacket 
First Edition, decorated American trade binding. Blue cloth boards with illustrated cover and hearth decoration on spine. Clean, bright, with very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; front free endpaper is missing. 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. 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 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 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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10 Things Chinese and Their Stories
Feibao, Du and Hong Su
Beijing China Travel & Tourism Press 1994 7-5032-1016-8 / 9787503210167 First Soft Cover Near Fine 
Very clean glossy soft-cover book with self-flaps. No chipping, curling or creasing. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 242 pgs. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. An informative book about all the things of China, from food and drink to collectibles, including ceramics and ancient relics; architecture, folk-arts, paintings and more. 5-1/4" x 7-1/4". China. 014932

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Ancient World, Garbini, Giovanni
11 The Ancient World
Garbini, Giovanni
New York - Toronto McGraw Hill 1966 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean black clothboards with gold lettering on front and spine. Gold celestial illustration on front. Binding is tight and square. Front top board edge very slightly bumped. Clean endpapers illustrated with Ancient Middle Eastern map. Pages and edges are clean and bright with no writing or marks. 200 illustrations, 102 in full color. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped and has a few small closed edge tears, small 1/4 inch chip at base corner of spine. 176 pgs. with index. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8-1/2 x 11-1/2". Art History. 014220

Price: 15.00 USD
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Canon of the Five Orders of Architecture, Giacomo Barozzi da Vignola
12 Canon of the Five Orders of Architecture
Giacomo Barozzi da Vignola
Dover Publications 2011 0486472620 / 9780486472621 First 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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Singapore Sketchbook - The Restoration of a City, Gretchen Liu
13 Singapore Sketchbook - The Restoration of a City
Gretchen Liu
Singapore Archipelago Press 1998 9813018089 / 9789813018082 Later printing Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Graham Byfield, Illustrator 
Beautiful, unworn book and dust jacket. Clean green cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean color-decorated endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with beautiful color paintings throughout (paintings by Graham Byfield); text by Gretchen Liu. Printed on high quality paper. 76 pages. Clean unchipped dust jacket, no wear, no tears, enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. With more than a hundred original watercolors and pencil sketches, Singapore Sketchbook is an evocative record of the successful rstoration of this historic city's rich architectural heritage. 026750

Price: 25.00 USD
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American Diner, Gutman, Richard and Elliott Kaufman
14 American Diner
Gutman, Richard and Elliott Kaufman
Harper & Row 1982 0060116986 / 9780060116989 First 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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A Loiterer in New York - Discoveries Made by a Rambler Through Obvious Yet Unsought Highways and Byways, Henderson, Helen W.
15 A Loiterer in New York - Discoveries Made by a Rambler Through Obvious Yet Unsought Highways and Byways
Henderson, Helen W.
New York George H. Doran 1917 Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Probable second printing (no GHD symbol on copyright page). Decorated American trade binding. Green cloth boards with gold lettering, gold bridge decoration on cover. Slight surface wear to corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Frontis photo illustration of the Plaza fountains in New York City, with tissue guard; 86 illustrations total. Preface by Paul W. Bartlett. 454 pages. A large book in which the author explores New York City's history, art and architecture, including churches, bridges, libraries, statues, museums and great hotels. 022841

Price: 45.00 USD
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Westminster Abbey (Cathedrals, Abbeys & Famous Churches), Home, Gordon
16 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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Barcelona, Hughes, Robert
17 Barcelona
Hughes, Robert
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1992 0394580273 / 9780394580272 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean red cloth boards with gold author intials on cover, gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 585 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A masterful work which brings to life one of the world's most fabled cities. 026666

Price: 18.00 USD
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Fletcher Steele, Landscape Architect: An Account of the Gardenmaker's Life, 1885-1971, Karson, Robin S.
18 Fletcher Steele, Landscape Architect: An Account of the Gardenmaker's Life, 1885-1971
Karson, Robin S.
Sagapress, Incorporated 1989 0810915235 / 9780810915237 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First Printing in clean unchipped original dust jacket, with errata slip laid in. Clean turquoise blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Beautifully illustrated with color and black & white photographs. 344 pages with index. Dust jacket is unchipped, no tears or wear - enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Book size is approximately 9" x 10-1/2". 025135

Price: 75.00 USD
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Sailing to Byzantium - An Architectural Companion, Lancaster, Osbert
19 Sailing to Byzantium - An Architectural Companion
Lancaster, Osbert
Boston Gambit, Inc. 1969 First 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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Face and Ornamental Brickwork - Plastering, Lowndes, William S.; George J. Jervis; D. Knickerbacker Boyd
20 Face and Ornamental Brickwork - Plastering
Lowndes, William S.; George J. Jervis; D. Knickerbacker Boyd
Scranton, Pennsylvania International Textbook Company 1923 Hardcover Very Good+ 
Black faux leather boards with blind-embossed lettering and title box on cover, gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Book size approx. 5" x 8". Well illustrated with drawings and photographs, including a color fold-out showing examples of stucco. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Beautiful marbled endpapers are clean and free of any markings. Prepared under the supervision of William S. Lowndes. Face and Ornamental Brickwork portion of the book authored by George J. Jervis; Plastering is by D. Knickerbacker Boyd. 90 pages. 024790

Price: 25.00 USD
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