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Sailing to Byzantium - An Architectural Companion, Lancaster, Osbert
21 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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Greek Architecture, Lawrence, A. W.
22 Greek Architecture
Lawrence, A. W.
London Penguin Books 1967 Second Edition Hardcover Fine Very Good Jacket 
Second Edition (Revised to take account of new discoveries and publications) in photo illustrated dust jacket and slipcase. Clean unfaded red cloth boards with gold decoration on cover, black title box with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Well illustrated with many photographs, drawings. 338 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, unchipped, has slight wear to edges, light rubbing. Color photo illustrated slipcase is sturdy, no cracking, surface rubbing to edges. 027589

Price: 20.00 USD
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Rome of the Caesars, Leonardo B. Dal Maso
23 Rome of the Caesars
Leonardo B. Dal Maso
Rome Bonechi-Edizioni 1978 Later printing Paperback Near Fine 
Large quality-made paperback book with removable mylar cover especially fitted for this book. Size approx. 8-1/4" x 10-1/2". Very clean, no creasing or chipping. Very small previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of title page. Gorgeous full color photographs throughout, comparisons of what the ruins of Rome look like today with detailed reconstructions of what they would have looked like in their prime. Foreword by Robert Vighi. 126 pages + index and bibliography. You will see Rome as you have never seen it before. 027334

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Frank Lloyd Wright's House Beautiful, Maddex, Diane
24 Frank Lloyd Wright's House Beautiful
Maddex, Diane
New York Hearst Books 2000 0-688-16736-5 / 9780688167363 First 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

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Salvaged Treasures: Designing and Building With Architectural Salvage, Michael Litchfield
25 Salvaged Treasures: Designing and Building With Architectural Salvage
Michael Litchfield
New York Van Nostrand Reinhold Company 1983 0442258410 / 9780442258412 First 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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26 Splendid Heritage: Historical Buildings of Ontario
Mika, Nick and Helma
Belleville, Ontario Mika Publishing Company 1992 0-921341-50-4 / 9780921341505 First 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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A Guide to Early American Homes - North, Pratt, Dorothy and Richard
27 A Guide to Early American Homes - North
Pratt, Dorothy and Richard
New York McGraw-Hill 1956 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Blue patterned boards with blue cloth spine, gold lettering on cover and spine. Thin line of black at lower board near edge from old style mylar cover (now removed) -- no other soiling or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean blank endpapers (narrow black line at base of endpapers from same). No names, writing or bookplates. Profusely illustrated with beautiful photographs throughout. 249 pages with index + 2 pages of photographic credits and "About the Authors". Dust jacket is clean and bright, not price clipped (6.95 on front inside flap), now protected in clean archival quality removable mylar cover. 950 beautiful old houses from Maine to Delaware, from Cape Cod to Wisconsin and Illinois. It includes Sturbridge, Shelburne, Deerfield, and other villages restored by expert and untiring research. 025210

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A Guide to Early American Homes - South, Pratt, Dorothy and Richard
28 A Guide to Early American Homes - South
Pratt, Dorothy and Richard
New York McGraw-Hill 1956 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in clean original unclipped dust jacket. Very clean patterned boards with burgundy cloth spine, gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Profusely illustrated with photographs. 227 pages with index, plus two pages of photographic credits. Dust jacket is clean, bright, not price clipped (6.95 on front inside flap), has a few tiny shallow chips at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Breathtaking beauty of more than 850 historic homes from Tidewater Maryland to Arkansas, from Missouri and Tennessee to Florida. The matchless elegance of the Old South is brought to life in more than 170 arefully selected photographs. 025209

Price: 25.00 USD
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Families and Farmhouses in Nineteenth-Century America - Vernacular Design and Social Change, Sally McMurry
29 Families and Farmhouses in Nineteenth-Century America - Vernacular Design and Social Change
Sally McMurry
Oxford University Press 1988 0195044754 / 9780195044751 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean original dust jacket. Very clean white boards with dark blue cloth spine, unchipped gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. As new condition. Illustrated with photographs and house plan drawings. All pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 261 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026912

Price: 45.00 USD
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International Hotel And Resort Design, Schmid, Anne M.; Scoviak-Lerner, Mary
30 International Hotel And Resort Design
Schmid, Anne M.; Scoviak-Lerner, Mary
New York PBC International, Inc. / Hotels & Restuarants International 1988 0866360689 / 9780866360685 First 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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31 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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32 Buying and Renovating a House in the City
Stanforth, Deirdre & Martha Stamm
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1972 First 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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Martha Stewart's New Old House, Stewart, Martha
33 Martha Stewart's New Old House
Stewart, Martha
New York Clarkson Potter 1992 0517577011 / 9780517577011 First Hardback Very Good+ near fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition (first printing, with full number line) in clean unclipped dust jacket. Gold cloth boards with small blind-stamped image of a house on cover, white lettering on spine. Faint water-stain to lower corner (about 1" on front and rear spine corner). No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright with clean decorated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Beautifully illustrated with full color photographs by Mathieu Roberts. 288 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (45.00/55.00 on front inside flap), no chips, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Restoration, renovation, decoration and landscaping of a beautiful old two story Federal-style Connecticut farmhouse. If you are interested in the step by step renovation of an old house, from foundation to electrical, heating and cooling to decoration, furnishing and landscaping, this is it! 027653

Price: 20.00 USD
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Charleston Architecture and Interiors, Sully, Susan
34 Charleston Architecture and Interiors
Sully, Susan
Gibbs Smith 2007 0941711927 / 9780941711920 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in fine condition in a fine unclipped dust jacket. Clean pale green-beige cloth boards with green lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean yellow-green endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Beautifully illustrated with glorious full-color photographs. 208 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. This book offers an insider's view of the beautiful houses, gardens, and decorative arts that comprise the city of Charleston's unique charm. Richly illustrated volume opens with an overview of Charleston's decorative arts and architecture, followed by sections entitled Elements of Charleston Style, Period Charleston, Eclectic Charleston, and finally, Quintessential Charleston. Also included is a source guide to designers, shops, and manufacturers. 027838

Price: 35.00 USD
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35 The Arts
Van Loon, Hendrik Willem
New York Simon & Schuster 1937 First Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean red cloth boards with small gold decoration on cover, gold lettering and clean bright unchipped paper label on spine. Virtually no wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Illustrated endpapers. Small previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper, small inscription on half-title. No other marks. 677 pgs. with index. Clean bright DUSTJACKET unfolds to reveal full-color map of the arts on inside. Very small bit of edge chipping at top & bottom of spine, one small closed edge tear. Large 8vo. Art. 007993

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Small House for a Moderate Income, Wallick, Ekin
36 The Small House for a Moderate Income
Wallick, Ekin
New York Hearst's International Library Co. 1915 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Clean blue cloth boards with clean unchipped paste-on illustration on cover. No fading or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 96 pages illustrated with color plates of houses, house plans, color and black and white illustrations of house interiors with furnishings. Beautiful houses of moderate size in various styles (Dutch Colonial, English Plaster, Country house of brick and plaster, an American house, a house with green shutters, English style homes, a house on a forty-foot lot, and more. 020294

Price: 75.00 USD
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