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1 Aslet, Clive The Last Country Houses
Yale University Press 1982 0300029047 / 9780300029048 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
352 pages, well illustrated (some in color) , cloth, DJ, very good. Former owner's embossed stamping on front endpaper. 10 by 8 inches. ; Aquinas Lecture 43; 10.10 X 7.80 X 1.10 inches; 352 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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2 Baker, Harold The Collegiate Church of Stratford-On-Avon & Other Buildings of Interest in the Town & Neighbourhood.
London George Bell and Sons 1902 Hardcover Good+ 
Xii, [2], 92, [4] pages, well illustrated, cloth, ex-library with usual library markings otherwise very good. From the preface: "I wish to thank the Trustees of Shakespeare's Birthplace, and the Committee of the Shakespeare Memorial Association, for permission to photograph buildings, pictures, sketches and books for the purpose of illustration; the Rev. G. Arbuthnot for permission to photograph the church . . . " Xii, [2], 92, [4] pages, well illustrated, cloth, ex-library with usual library markings otherwise very good. From the preface: "I wish to thank the Trustees of Shakespeare's Birthplace, and the Committee of the Shakespeare Memorial Association, for permission to photograph buildings, pictures, sketches and books for the purpose of illustration; the Rev. G. Arbuthnot for permission to photograph the church . . . "; 92 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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3 Brice, Martin H. Stronghold: A History of Military Architecture
New York Schocken Books 1985 0805239383 / 9780805239386 First American Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
192 pages, well illustrated, cloth, very good. 7.5 by 9 inches. SR4478B; 192 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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4 Cobb, A. W. (Albert Winslow) Suburban and Country Homes: Containing Designs for Houses of Moderate Cost Contributed by Various Architects Together with Suggestions on House Building by A. W. Cobb, Architect.
Antiquity Reprints 1985 0937214108 / 9780937214107 Paperback Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
75 pages, well illustrated, plans, pictorial wrappers, oblong 8-1/2 by 11 inches, fine. Reprint From the preface: "The object of this book is to present to intending builders and those interested in building a variety of designs for houses of moderate cost. The designs have been contributed by architects who have made a study of domestic architecture, and illustrate how a house reasonable in cost can, by the intelligent use of different materials, be just as artistic as one to which no limit of cost has been attached." 
Price: 25.00 USD
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5 Copplestone, Trewin and Draper, Paul Behind Facades.
New York Macmillan 1995 0028604318 / 9780028604312 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
77, [1] pages, 10 folding plates in color, well illustrated in color, cloth, DJ, very good. 9-1/2 by 11-1/2 inches. "A Dramatic Cutaway Look into Five of the World's Architectural Treasures. Featuring Panoramic Foldouts. A Cathedral, A Palace, A Theater, A Castle, A Residence. " These remarkable structures include: St. Peter's Cathedral, Rome; Buckingham Palace, London; The Paris Opera (now Opera Garnier) , Paris; King Ludwig's Castle (Neuschwanstein) , Bavaria; and, Monticello, Virginia. CH1499B ; 77 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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6 Copplestone, Trewin and Draper, Paul World Architecture
New York Crescent Books 1988 051735148X / 9780517351482 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
348 pages, very well illustrated (some in color) , cloth, DJ, 14 by 10-1/2 inches, very good. Reprint, originally published by Hamlin, 1963. Divided into nine sections: Introduction; Ancient & classical architecture, by Seton Lloyd; Chinese architecture, by Andrew Boyd; Japanese architecture, by Andrew Carden; Indian architecture, by Philip Rawson; Islamic architecture, by Philip Rawson; Medieval architecture, by David T. Rice; Renaissance architecture, by Norbert Lynton; Modern architecture, by John Jacobus, Jr. With 1026 black and white illustrations and 57 color plates. ; 13.60 X 10.30 X 1.20 inches; 348 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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7 Delany, Patrick Dublin. a City in Crisis.
Dublin Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland, 1975 Soft Cover Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
108 pages, approximately 300 illustrations, plans, diagrams and maps, pictorial wrappers, 11 1/2" x 11 1/2", very good. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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8 Douglas, Howard Grey & Levin Corbin Handy (Photographs) The Library of Congress, Architecture and Mural Decorations. Pictures from Photographs.
Washington Foster & Reynolds 1900 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
44 pages, well illustrated, rebound, ex-library with usual library markings otherwise very good. 9.5 by 12 inches. From the introduction: "To picture in a manner commensurate with the theme the principal beauties of the Library's architectural features and mural adonrments is the purpose of the following pages. . . The views are from photographs by Howard Grey Douglas and L. C. Handy, of Washington." ; Ex-Library 
Price: 34.00 USD
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9 Durant, G. M. [Gladys May] Landscape with Churches
London Museum Press Ltd. 1965 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
224 pages, 16 plates, cloth, DJ, very good. From the dust jacket: "This book about the medieval parish churches of England is an usual one, for as well as tracing the development of their architecture from pre-Norman times to the dawn of the Renaissance it sets these churches in their historical background, describing the social features of the age that built them, the events that contributed to their making, and the changing emotional atmosphere of each succeeding century. " ; 224 pages 
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10 Ford, Katherine Morrow and, Creighton, Thomas H. Designs for Living. 175 Examples of Quality Home Interiors.
New York Reinhold Book Corporation 1955 Hardcover Good 
215 pages, well illustrated, plans, cloth, rebound, ex-library with usual library markings otherwise very good. From the introduction: "As we entered the second half of the twentieth century, a certain maturity, a greater sureness of taste in the design of residential interiors of our own time became apparent to one gathering together a wide variety of examples from the many good designers now practicing." SR916OS; Ex-Library; 215 pages 
Price: 50.00 USD
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11 Ford, Katherine Morrow and, Creighton, Thomas H. The American House Today. 85 Notable Examples Selected and Evaluated.
New York Reinhold Publishing Corp. 1951 Hardcover Good 
Iv, 239 pages, well illustrated, plans, cloth, rebound, ex-library with usual library markings otherwise very good, 8-1/2 by 11 inches. From the introduction: "The authors of this present book do not apologize for adding to a literature on architecture which Messrs. Benjamin and Raynard considered excessive in 1806; a quiet revolution has taken place in residential design in the last decade which deserves to be documented rather fully." AMERICAN HOUSE TODAY ARCHITECTURE UNITED STATES ; Ex-Library; 239 pages 
Price: 60.00 USD
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12 Garvan, Anthony N. B. , Cynthia Koch, Donald Arbuckle, and Deborah Hart The Architectural Surveys 1784-1794. the Mutual Assurance Company Papers Volume I.
Philadelphia Mutual Assurance Company 1976 Hardcover Very Good 
Xviii, 330, [1] pages, illustrations, facsimiles, green cloth, 9 by 12 inches, very good. From the preface: "This publication, Volume I of the papers of The Mutual Assurance company, was authorized in 1974 by the Board of Trustees as part of Philadelphia's Bicentennial program. ~ Acting as a committee of the whole board, these Trustees gave particular scrutiny to many possible alternatives, and chose to reproduce the early architectural surveys in the hope that they would be of use to architectural and social historians, insurance and business history students, residents of the old city, and indeed anyone interested in the history of 18th century Philadelphia. This first volume includes all surviving surveys completed before the close of business on December 31, 1794." Frontispiece shows The Mutual Assurance Company Policy No. 230 issued to Richard Bache, on buildings now part of Franklin Court. ; 330 pages 
Price: 50.00 USD
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13 Gault, Lila, Jeffrey Weiss, and David Leach (Photography) Small Houses
New York Warner Books 1983 0446973467 / 9780446973465 Softcover Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
96 pages, well illustrated in color, pictorial wrappers, very good. Additional photos by Jon Elliott, Michael Kanouff. From the introduction: "Most of the houses in this book contain less than 1200 square feet. ~We found a variety of styles, intentions, and ideas from Chester County, Pennsylvania, to Bainbridge Island, Washington, that is evidence of imagination, hard work, and good sense." ; 96 pages 
Price: 24.00 USD
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14 Goriansky, Alexander Yale Shadows on the Wall : a Brief History of Number 77 Mount Vernon Street As Presented to the Club of Odd Volumes by Alexander Yale Goriansky in February, 1997. [Limited Edition]
Boston Club of Odd Volumes 2007 First Edition Very Good with no dust jacket 
42 pages, illustrations (some in color) , facsimiles, blue cloth, very good. Limited edition of 277. From the colophon: "Designed by Scott Vile at the Ascensius Press ... Printed by Penmor Lithographers, Lewiston, Maine ... The initial letter on page one is by Friedrich Neugebauer ... Bound by Samuel Ellenport at the Harcourt Bindery." Endpapers decorated with the Club of Odd Volumes' seal. Brief sketches of the previous owners of the house at 77 Mt. Vernon St. Now owned by the Club of Odd Volumes. Also includes 4 photos of the house taken in 2007 by Dietrich Neumann. Foreword by Thomas G. Boss. Scarce. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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15 Greiff, Constance M. editor Great Houses. from the Pages of the Magazine Antiques. 0878610537
Princeton, Pyne Press 1973 0878610537 / 9780878610532 First Edition Hardcover Good 
Edited and with an introduction by Constance M. Greiff. Various pagination (approximately 200 pages) , well illustrated (some in color) , pictorial boards, ex-library with usual library markings otherwise very good. 8-1/2 by 11 inches. Great houses by the experts: James Biddle, Jack E. Boucher, Anna Brightman, G. Edwin Brumbaugh, Helen Comstock, Abbott Lowell Cummings, Ruth Davidson, Joseph Downs, Aaron G. Fryer, Stanley F. Horn, Albert W. Hutchinson, Jr. , John D. Kurtz, Clay Lancaster, Bertram K. Little, Richard B. K. McLanathan, Loring McMillen, Elizabeth Morford, William J. Murtagh, Richard W. E. Perrin, Robert L. Raley, Robert C. Smith, Barbara Snow, W. H. Johnson Thomas, James D. Van Trump, Lucille McWane Watson, Alice Winchester, Roberta Wright.; Ex-Library 
Price: 15.00 USD
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16 Harbison, Peter, Potterton, Homan and Sheehy, Jeanne Irish Art and Architecture from Prehistory to the Present
London Thames and Hudson 1978 0500232865 / 9780500232866 Hardcover Good in Good dust jacket 
272 pages, well illustrated (some in color) , cloth, DJ, ex-library with usual library markings otherwise very good. 8 by 11 inches. From the dust jacket: "This book describes and illustrates the whole sequence of Irish art and architecture, taking in the 19th and 20th centuries, during which original and interesting work has continued to be produced. The result is the first authoritative survey of a great tradition. " SR1017B ; Ex-Library; 272 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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17 Hart, Spencer Frank Lloyd Wright
New York Barnes & Noble 1993 156619184x / 9781566191845 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
128 pages, well illustrated (mostly in color) , cloth, dust jacket, very good. Oblong, 12 by 9.5 inches. From the publisher: "Frank Lloyd Wright contains more than 100 full-color and black-and-white photographs of exteriors and interiors of Wright's most admired buildings and many of his architectural plans and drawings. Included are some fascinating designs that were never executed, such as the plans for the San-Marcos-in-the-Desert resort complex in Chandler, Arizona. The informative text expands and develops themes already apparent in these photographs and drawings, and gives the reader a truer understanding of Wright's particular genius." ; 11.80 X 9.40 X 0.70 inches; 128 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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18 International Textbook Company I. C. S. Reference Library. [100] Practical Projection, Development of Surfaces, Practical Pattern Problems, Architectural Proportion, Development of Moldings, Skylights.
Scranton International Textbook Company 1906 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Various pagination (circa 500 pages) , well illustrated, diagrams, cloth, the leather back-strip has come off, however the binding is still tight and the text & illustrations are very good. The number 100 appears at the bottom of the title page as well as the back of the title page. "A series of textbooks prepared for the students of the International Correspondence Schools and containing in permanent from the instruction papers, examination questions, and keys used in their various courses. " 
Price: 30.00 USD
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19 MAINE OFFICE OF ENERGY RESOURCES Maine solar architecture. A building inventory.
Augusta, Maine, Maine Office of Energy Resources 1980 Soft Cover 
73 pages, well illustrated, diagrams, pictorial wrappers, oblong, very good. 8-1/2 by 11 inches. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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20 Moore, Barbara W. and, Weesner, Gail Beacon Hill: a Living Portrait
Boston Centry Hill Press 1992 0963207717 / 9780963207715 Softcover Very Good+ 
Photographs by Southie Burgin. 120 pages, well illustrated (mostly in color) , pictorial wrappers, very good. 8-1/2 by 11 inches. From the back cover: In this richly illustrated volume, Barbara Moore and Gail Weesner conduct a tour along the streets and into the homes of Beacon Hill, the Boston neighborhood that has captured the affection of successive generations of residents and visitors. ~ The book explores the ways and byways of the Beacon Hill Historic District, distilling the essence of each - the historical, the architectural, the picturesque, the curious. Finally, the authors provide a rare glimpse into dozens of Beacon Hill houses, most of them private residences. With 247 illustrations, including 193 color photographs. " ; 120 pages 
Price: 35.00 USD
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