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HILL HOUSING: A GUIDE TO DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION

By: Abbott, Derek & Kimball Pollit

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Whitney Library of Design, Watson-Guptill Publications: 1981

Edition: First

Seller ID: H11943

ISBN: 0823072592

Condition: Very good


xii, 308p. 1st printing. Former owner's ink stamp and embossed stamp on front endpaper, half title page, and page fore edges, jacket corners worn and chipped. Includes bibliography. B&w illustrations and photographs. (10"x9-1/4") View more info

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RALPH WALKER: THE AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF ARCHITECTS, 1921-1941

By: American Institute of Architects

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Self-published: 1961

Seller ID: P5362

Condition: Good


64p. Cover scraped and chipped with a 2" tear on top of spine and former owner's embossed stamp on front. Part V present in separate wraps with quite a few chips and scrapes. Walker's response to the American Institute of Architects following his resignation (or suspension) from the organization, which was precipitated by the accusation that a member of his firm took a contract already belonging to another firm. This self-published piece contains history and a partial review of Walker's contribution to the profession, a review of the procedures leading up to his suspension, and the moral i... View more info

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DAS LÜBECKER KAUFMANNSHAUS (LÜBECKER HEIMAT, 20)

By: Arbeitsgemeinschaft Heimatforsch. Lehrer im NSLB., Kreis Lübeck

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Lübeck, Otto Waelde: 1936

Seller ID: P7062

Condition: Good


88p. Wraps separating and torn at staples and along spine, wrap corners worn. B&w illustrations and photographs. (8-1/4"x5-3/4") View more info

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SKÅNSKA HUSTYPER

By: Arkitekttävlingen

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Malmö, Skånska Sparbanksföreningen, Skånsk Byggtjänst: 1954

Seller ID: P7022

Condition: Very good


78p. Cover lightly creased and edges scraped. Housing development for Skane, Sweden with ads for furnishings, appliances, and building materials. Text in Swedish. 3 located in OCLC (9/18) B&w illustrations, photographs, floor plans, and elevations. (11-3/4"x8-1/4") View more info

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MODERN BUILDING: ITS NATURE, PROBLEMS, AND FORMS

By: Behrendt, Walter Curt

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace & Co.: 1937

Edition: First

Seller ID: H9949

Condition: Good


[x], 241p. Some pencil underlining and a few pages dog-eared, cover corners bumped, endpapers have acid discoloration, jacket has large chips and tears to edges with folds scraped. Includes bibliography. 16 leaves of b&w photo plates. (9-1/2"x6-3/8") View more info

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THE EDISON WONDER HOUSE AT 380 PEARL STREET, BROOKLYN, NEW YORK

By: Brooklyn Edison Co.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Brooklyn, Brooklyn Edison Co.: 1936

Seller ID: P7140

Condition: Good +


Unpaginated (approx. 32p) Paper remnants on back possibly from removal from a scrapbook. Includes an 8-page supplement entitled List of cooperating firms, and the materials they have contributed which offer so much in comfort and convenience and enjoyment in living. Guide to a 10 room model home, designed by architect Albert Hart Hopkins, erected in the lobby of the Brooklyn Edison Company to showcase the possibilities of electricity in contemporary households. Copies located in 2 institutions. Scarce in trade. B&w and sepia-tone illustrations and b&w photographs. (11"x8-1/2") View more info

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HISTORIC BEAUTY IN CHARLOTTESVILLE AND ALBEMARLE COUNTY VIRGINIA

By: Chamber of Commerce of Charlottesville, Virginia

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Charlottesville, Virginia, Chamber of Commerce of Charlottesville, Virginia: [ca. 1927]

Seller ID: P5696

Condition: Good +


[16p.] & folded map. Rubbed cover edges worn with stains on front top edge. B&w photographs. (9-1/2"x6-3/8") View more info

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COUNTRY LIFE BOOK OF HOUSES FOR TODAY

By: Clifford, H. Dalton

Price: $19.00

Publisher: London, Country Life Ltd.: 1963

Seller ID: H9188

Condition: Very Good +


146p.1966 printing. Price clipped jacket has a 1" tear on top edge and scraped with corners chipped and smaller tears to edges. 1950s home and interior styles. B&w floor plans and photographs. (11-1/4"x8-5/8") View more info

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HISTORIC HOUSES FOR ST. JOHN'S

By: Commission for the Restoration & Enlargement of Colonial St. John's College

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Baltimore, Maryland, Commission for the Restoration & Enlargement of Colonial St. John's College: [1928]

Seller ID: P5697

Condition: Very Good


[24p.] Cover edges creased with a small tear on back top edge, stain on back page. B&w photographs. (10-1/4"x7-1/4") View more info

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HOMEMADE HOMES

By: Corey, Paul

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, William Sloane Associates: 1950

Edition: First

Seller ID: H12961

Condition: Very good


viii, 309p. 1st printing. Bookplate on front pastedown, foxing to endpapers. Using his own experience as well as that of others, Corey relates how to plan, design, and build one's own home. B&w floor plans and illustrations. (8-1/2"x5-3/4") View more info

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HUIZEN VAN VERENIGING HENDRICK DE KEYSER

By: Deroo, Wijnanda; Photographed by

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Amsterdam, Uitgeverij De Verbeelding: 2003

Seller ID: H11372

ISBN: 907415963X

Condition: Very good


[95p.] Jacket edges lightly worn. Text in Dutch. Color photographs. (9-3/4"x12") View more info

CARCASSONNE: "THE MAID OF LANGUEDOC"

By: Devèze, Lily

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Wilmington, Delaware, Architectural Surveys by Albert K. Wilson: 1962

Seller ID: P7320

Condition: Very good


[64p.] Wrap edges scraped. A tour guide and history of the walled city of Carcassonne, France. Includes glossary. B&w photographs. (7-3/8"x5-1/4") View more info

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DIE FACHWERKHÄUSER DER STADT BRAUNSCHWEIG: EIN KUNFT- UND KULTURGESCHICHTLICHES BILD

By: Edel, H.

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Braunschweig, E. Appelhaus: [1928]

Seller ID: P7079

Condition: Good +


48p. Partial embossed stamp on title page, wraps and pages thumb creased, wraps corners creased and lightly soiled. The architecture, art, and cultural aspects of the medieval half-timbered houses in Braunschweig (Brunswick), Germany. Text in German. Stapled text block. B&w illustrations and photographs and 7 color plates and frontispiece. (9-3/8"x6-3/8") View more info

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SUNSET WESTERN RANCH HOUSES

By: Editorial Staff of Sunset Magazine in Collaboration with Cliff May

Price: $39.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Lane Publishing Co.: 1946

Seller ID: H9168

Condition: Good


160p. 2nd printing (1947) Cover stained that corresponds to stain on inside of jacket, endpapers have acid discoloration, jacket has chips and tears to edges and scrapes to folds and a 1" creased tear on top back edge. B&w illustrations, photographs, and floor plans. (10-3/4"x8") View more info

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HOW TO PLAN AND BUILD YOUR FIREPLACE

By: Editorial staffs of Sunset Books & Sunset Magazine

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Menlo Park, California, Lane Publishing Co.: 1962

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: P5692

Condition: Good


96p., 4 pages blueprints. 8th printing (1967) Cover rubbed and creased with corners worn, pages 29-34 toned from newspaper clipping stored there. B&w illustrations and photographs. (10-3/4"x8-1/4") View more info

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HOW TO COOL YOUR HOUSE (SUNSET BOOK, TITLE NO. 130)

By: Editorial Staffs of Sunset Magazine & Books

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Menlo Park, California, Lane Books: 1961

Edition: First

Seller ID: P6332

Condition: Fair


95p. 1st printing. Moisture stain on bottom pages, cover rubbed and creased with a scrape left where price tag was partially removed. 1950s house and landscape design. Scarce. B&w illustrations and photographs. (10-1/4"x8-1/4") View more info

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HOW TO BUILD DECKS FOR OUTDOOR LIVING

By: Editors of Sunset Books & Sunset Magazine

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Menlo Park, California, Lane Books: 1963

Seller ID: P6707

Condition: Very good


96p. Cover edges worn with scrapes to spine folds, former owner's name on inside front cover. 1960s landscaping styles. Title No. 107. B&w illustrations and photographs. Includes designs by William Teufel; Arvin G. Shrieve; Criley, Jr. & McDowell; Bissell & Duquette; Smith & Williams; Fred Langhorst; Lawrence Halprin; Halsey Jones; Elizabeth Dana; Robert Ferens; Robert Cornwall; Riggs & Shaw; H. Douglas Byles; Campbell & Wong; John Vogley; Morley Baer; Liddle & Jones; James D. Morton; Lloyd M. Bond; Brinkerhoff Assoc.; William Teufel; Royston, Hanamoto & Mayes; Douglas Baylis; Robert B. Price;... View more info

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MODERNIZING MAIN STREET: ARCHITECTURE AND CONSUMER CULTURE IN THE NEW DEAL

By: Esperdy, Gabrielle

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Chicago, University of Chicago Press: 2008

Edition: First

Seller ID: H10796

ISBN: 0226218007

Condition: Very Good +


x, 307p. 1st printing. Includes bibliographical notes. B&w photographs. (9-1/4"x6-1/4") View more info

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CHAUTAUQUA: ITS ARCHITECTURE & ITS PEOPLE

By: Fancher, Pauline

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Miami, Florida, Banyan Books: 1978

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: H10536

ISBN: 0916224325

Condition: Very Good


xvi, 120p. Signed by author on half title page. Gift inscription on front pastedown and back endpaper, clipped jacket has chips and tears to edges. Includes bibliography and glossary. B&w photographs. (11-1/4"x8-3/4") View more info

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Tadao Ando

By: Furuyama, Masao

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Basel, Switzerland, Birkhauser: 1996

Edition: 3rd, Enlarged & Updated Edition

Seller ID: P4903

ISBN: 3764354372

Condition: Very Good


248p. Cover edges worn with corners lightly creased. A Studio Paperback. Includes selected bibliography. B&w illustrations and photographs. (9-3/4"x6-5/8") View more info