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Campbell-Whittlesey House (Rochester, New York)

By: N/A

Price: $8.00

Publisher: The Campbell-Whittlesey House:

Seller ID: 2266370

Condition: Near Fine


No publisher date (circa mid-late 1900's). A very nice copy. Unpaginated. The Campbell–Whittlesey House, also known as the Benjamin Campbell House, in Rochester, New York is an historic Greek Revival home, designed by architect Minard Lafever. It was built in 1836, and added to the National Register of Historic Places on February 18, 1971. Campbell was a flour miller,[2] as were many of Rochester's first residents. The home featured parlors painted in a dozen different colors and furniture stenciled with gold.[2] From 1939[2] until July 2010, the house served as a museum operated by the Land... View more info

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Old Bethpage Village Restoration: A Rural Heritage for Today (Nassau County Historical Museum)

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Friends of the Nassau County Historical Museum: 1970

Seller ID: 2266827

Condition: Near Fine


A very nice copy. 1970 Stapled Binding. 36 pp. A brief history of the architecture of Bethpage. View more info

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The Cobblestone Church at Childs, New York: A History

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Cobblestone Society: 1968

Seller ID: 2267178

Condition: Near Fine


No publisher date. 1968 Stapled Binding. 12 pp. This booklet contains two addresses delivered within this Church at significant moments in its history. The first address was given in 1884 by the Rev. T. Borden on the Church's fiftieth anniversary. The second address, by Reverend Ellsworth C. Reamon, was presented August 18, 1968 at the rededication of the church as a cobblestone landmark and museum. View more info

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Old Bethpage Village Restoration, Fall, 1968, Volume III, No. 1 (Historic Buildings and Activities)

By: N/A

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Friends of the Nassau County Historical Museum Bulletin: 1968

Seller ID: 2267195

Condition: Near Fine


Wrappers very faintly toned. 1968 Stapled Binding. 16 pp. Contents include Cooper House, Blacksmith Shop, Thimble Shop, Historic Barns and Farms, How to Heat an Oven, Gifts in 1967, and more. The Old Bethpage Village Restoration is a 209-acre (0.85 km2) recreated living museum village in Old Bethpage, New York.[1] The village opened in 1970 with dozens of historic structures that had been saved from demolition by Nassau County.[2] Costumed actors provide demonstrations of 19th-century life. It is the site of the annual Long Island Fair. View more info

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Healy House and Dexter Cabin: State Historical Monument, Leadville, Colorado

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: The State Historical Society of Colorado: 1967

Seller ID: 2267207

Condition: Near Fine


Spine faintly toned. 1967 Stapled Binding. 24 pp. Healy House Museum was the Leadville, Colorado home built in 1878 by mining engineer and city father August R. Meyer for his bride, Emma. It was purchased in 1888 by Daniel Healy (1857-1912), who operated a boarding house with his cousin Nellie Healy. An immigrant from Ireland, Healy served Leadville as a mail carrier and later assistant postmaster. He subsequently started several successful businesses and represented Leadville in Colorado's state legislature from 1903-1905. Healy House was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in ... View more info

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The Franklin D. Roosevelt Library, Hyde Park New York

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Seller ID: 2267216

Condition: Near Fine


No publisher date. Unpaginated. Fold-out. The Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum holds the records of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, the 32nd President of the United States (1933–1945). Located on the grounds of Springwood, the Roosevelt family estate in Hyde Park, New York, the library was built under the President's personal direction in 1939-1940, and dedicated on June 30, 1941. It is the first presidential library in the United States and one of the thirteen presidential libraries under the auspices of the National Archives and Records Administration. View more info

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Wheatland

By: N/A

Price: $7.00

Publisher: American Association for State and Local History:

Seller ID: 2267978

Condition: Very Good


No publisher date, half-inch tear along top edge of front wrapper near spine. Unpaginated. Reprinted from American Heritage, Volume 5, Number 3. Wheatland, or the James Buchanan House, is a brick, Federal style house outside of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, in Lancaster Township, Lancaster County. It was formerly owned by the 15th President of the United States, James Buchanan. The house was constructed in 1828 by William Jenkins, a local lawyer. It was sold to William M. Meredith in 1841. Wheatland changed hands again in 1848, when it was purchased by Buchanan. Buchanan occupied the house for the ... View more info

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Official Guide Book of the Fair, 1933

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: A Century of Progress: 1933

Seller ID: 2298323

Condition: Very Good


Spine and front wrapper lightly creased, half inch tear along spine base, ink notes on rear of fold-out map. 1933 Soft Cover. 194 pp. Fold-out map, color ads for Firestone and Kraft. CONTENTS: Map of Grounds; Foreword; View of Fair Grounds; Your Book of the Fair; Theme of Fair in Science; A Brief History of a Century of Progress; The Symbol of Arcturus; The Basic Sciences; From Wagons to Wings--Transportation; The Servant that Has Transformed the World--Electricity; Radio and Communications Building and Garden; The Stirring Story of Mankind's Rise--Social Science; Beautiful Homes; The Drama of... View more info

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Philipsburg Manor

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Sleepy Hollow Restorations: 1969

Seller ID: 2299996

Condition: Very Good


Wrappers lightly tone.d. 1969 Stapled Binding. 56 pp. Philipsburg Manor (sometimes referred to as Philipse Manor) was an English manor located north of New York City in the Province of New York. It lasted from 1693 until 1779. The land was part of a Dutch patroonship owned by Adriaen van der Donck but was later purchased by Frederick Philipse I. Philipse was granted a royal charter in 1693, creating the manor as a legal entity. After Philipse's death, the manor was split between his son and grandson, both of whom continued to develop the manor. The Philipses engaged in the Atlantic slave trade... View more info

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The Villas of Tuscany [Formerly Titled: Great Houses of Italy]

By: Acton, Harold Mario Mitchell

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Thames and Hudson: 1985

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2199170

ISBN: 050024085X

Condition: Near Fine


First thus. 1985 Large Hardcover. 288 pp. An architectural tour of Tuscany, profusely illustrated with color and black-and-white photographs, as well as reproductions of historical illustrations. View more info

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Covered Bridges of the Northeast (Dover Books on Americana)

By: Allen, Richard Sanders

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Dover Publications, Inc.: 2004

Seller ID: 2262152

ISBN: 0486436624

Condition: Near Fine


A very nice copy. 2004 Large Softcover. We have more books available by this author!. 121 pp. Tourists have braved small country roads to find them. Avid admirers view them as a form of artistry from earlier times that must be preserved. To many Americans, covered bridges are symbols of a quieter, simpler way of life and a link to the not-so-distant past. These practical and charming extensions are also monuments to the builders who designed and constructed them. A world authority on covered bridges, Richard Sanders Allen provides a richly detailed account of these engineering pioneers, the to... View more info

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American Art Marble: Artistic, Practical, Economical

By: American Art Marble Co., Philadelphia

Price: $40.00

Publisher: American Art Marble Co.: 1909

Seller ID: 2207275

Condition: Good


Light stain to wrappers, light water damage to pages. 1909 Soft Cover. 60 pp. Includes illustrations. The uses and advantages of American Art Marble. KEYWORDS: AMERICAN ART MARBLE AMERICANA HOUSE HOME ARCHITECTURE View more info

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American Greenhouses [with] American Greenhouses: A Book of Conservatories, Show Houses, Palm Houses, Solariums

By: American Greenhouse Manufacturing Co.

Price: $400.00

Publisher: American Greenhouse Manufacturing Co. / American-Moninger Greenhouse Mfg. Corp. / AGMCo: 1928

Seller ID: 2262767

Condition: Very Good


Former library copy, usual marks. Small surface tear on front picture plate. 1928 Large Hardcover. 384, 192 pp. Two catalogs of specifications for available greenhouse designs, with information about existing clients that provides an interesting glimpse into the nursery business in the early part of the twentieth century. Illustrated with black-and-white photographs, a few colorized photos, and architectural diagrams. Our research suggests these two catalogs originally were published separately and bound in wrappers, so this volume was either custom bound for a client, or rebound in emulation ... View more info

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The Hermitage: A History and Guide. The Home of General Andrew Jackson, Seventh President of the United States

By: Arnold, James E.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: The Ladies' Hermitage Association: 1967

Seller ID: 2267212

Condition: Near Fine


Near Fine. 1967 Soft Cover. 74 pp. The Hermitage is a historical plantation and museum located in Davidson County, Tennessee, United States, 10 miles (16 km) east of downtown Nashville. The plantation was owned by Andrew Jackson, the seventh President of the United States, from 1804 until his death at the Hermitage in 1845. Jackson only lived at the property occasionally until he retired from public life in 1837. Enslaved men, women, and children, numbering nine at the plantation's purchase in 1804[3] and 110 at Jackson's death,[4] worked at the Hermitage, principally involved in growing cotto... View more info

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The Barn: A Vanishing Landmark in North America

By: Arthur, Eric; Witney, Dudley

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Galahad Books: 1972

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2291058

ISBN: 0821204882

Condition: Near Fine


Reissue. Small ink price on front endpaper. 1972 Large Hardcover. 256 pp. 11 3/4 x 10 1/2. 134 color and 278 black-and-white photographs throughout. North American barns of the last two hundred years are landmarks of beauty and culture - the simple and practical expression of a people, a way of life, and the land from which they sprang. This is the written and pictorial record of the secrets of beauty and tradition contained in these romantic and venerable buildings, buildings erected by hand before the era of mechanized construction and 'factory' farms. It is possible that millions now living... View more info

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Christ in Art and Symbolism

By: Asbury First Methodist Church

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Asbury First Methodist Church: 1964

Seller ID: 2277940

Condition: Good


Light edge wear. 1964 Hard Cover. An exploration of the meanings and interpretations of the art found in Asbury First Methodist Church. View more info

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Avery Architectural Library Catalogue 1895: A Memorial Library of Architecture, Archaeology, and Decorative Art

By: Avery Architectural Library

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Columbia: 1895

Seller ID: 2205247

Condition: Fair


About 20 loose pages, the paper of which seems quite fragile, hinges weak, boards rubbed. 1895 Half-Leather. A list of every book available in the Columbia University Architectural Library from the year 1895. View more info

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Frank Lloyd Wright (20th Century Masters)

By: Bardeschi, Marco Dezzi

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hamlyn Publishing: 1973

Seller ID: 2274423

ISBN: 0600392058

Condition: Very Good


Edge wear to jacket. 1973 Large Hardcover. A look at the life and works of the famous architect, complete with stunning color photographs of his architecture. View more info

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The Principles of Gothic Ecclesiastical Architecture. With an Explanation of Technical Terms, and a Centenary of Ancient Terms

By: Bloxam, Matthew Holbeche

Price: $25.00

Publisher: David Bogue: 1849

Seller ID: 2303041

Condition: Very Good


Edges lightly rubbed, ink gift note on front free endpaper verso. 1849 Full-Leather. xii, 348 pp. Gilt page ridges. Marbled endpapers. CONTENTS: Introduction. On the Origin, Progress, and Decline of Gothic or English Ecclesiastical Architecture; Definiation of Gothic Architecture: It's Origin, and Division Into Styles; Of the Different Kinds of Arches; Of the Anglo-Saxon Style; Of the Anglo-Norman Style; Of the Semi-Norman Style; Of the Early English Style; Of the Decorated English Style; Of the Florid or Perpendicular English Style; Of the Debased English Style; An Explanation of Technical Te... View more info

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The Eastman Theatre: Fulfilling George Eastman's Dream

By: Brayer, Elizabeth

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, Inc.: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2269234

ISBN: 061539373X

Condition: Near Fine


Signed without inscription by the author, photographer, designer, project manager, and philanthropist Betty Strasenburgh on the title page. Jacket edges a bit rubbed. 2010 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 203, [1] pp. The Eastman Theatre: Fulfilling George Eastman's Dream provides a stunning celebration of the history and renovation of the Eastman Theatre in Rochester, New York. The book is richly illustrated with period imagery as well as breathtaking photographs by award-winning photographer Andy Olenick. Part one of the book presents the importance of music to ... View more info

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The Eastman Theatre: Fulfilling George Eastman's Dream

By: Brayer, Elizabeth

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, Inc.: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2299704

ISBN: 061539373X

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 1/2 inch closed tear on bottom jacket edge repaired with clear tape on reverse, otherwise an excellent copy. 2010 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 203, [1] pp. The Eastman Theatre: Fulfilling George Eastman's Dream provides a stunning celebration of the history and renovation of the Eastman Theatre in Rochester, New York. The book is richly illustrated with period imagery as well as breathtaking photographs by award-winning photographer Andy Olenick. Part one of the book presents the importance of music to George Eastman; part two traces the develop... View more info

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The English Parsonage in the Early Nineteenth Century

By: Brittain-Catlin, Timothy

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Spire Books Ltd: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2289593

ISBN: 1904965164

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Minor abrasion on front jacket panel, 1/2 inch tear on rear jacket edge repaired with clear tape on reverse. 2008 Large Hardcover. 352 pp. Color photography by Martin Charles, plans and reproductions of historical illustrations throughout. The Parsonage is one of England's best-loved traditional building types. This book draws on new research to portray the history of the parsonage during the critical years of the early nineteenth century - a time when the design of the small English house changed dramatically from that of the typically elegant but restrained Georgian villa to c... View more info

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Souvenir of Old Niagara: 8 Scenes - 8 Envelopes

By: Brooks, Moses

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Atlantic Publishing, Canada:

Seller ID: 1934754

Condition: Very Good


Lightly rubbed. Eight architectural renderings by Moses Brooks of historic buildings in Old Niagara, reproduced on greetings cards, each with envelope, in original publisher's sleeve with black stamped titles. View more info

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Van Cortlandt Manor

By: Brown, Charles H.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Sleepy Hallow Restorations: 1965

Seller ID: 2267191

Condition: Near Fine


Near Fine. 1965 Stapled Binding. Unpaginated. Van Cortlandt Manor is a house and property located near the confluence of the Croton and Hudson Rivers in the village of Croton-on-Hudson in Westchester County, New York, United States. The stone and brick manor house is now a museum and is a National Historic Landmark. By Royal Charter, Van Cortlandt Manor was originally a 86,000-acre (35,000 ha) tract granted as a Patent to Stephanus Van Cortlandt in 1697 by King William III, stretching from the Hudson River on the west to the first boundary line between the Province of New York and the Colony o... View more info

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Van Cortlandt Manor

By: Brown, Charles H.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Sleepy Hallow Restorations: 1965

Seller ID: 2299995

Condition: Near Fine


Spine very faintly toned. 1965 Stapled Binding. Unpaginated. Van Cortlandt Manor is a house and property located near the confluence of the Croton and Hudson Rivers in the village of Croton-on-Hudson in Westchester County, New York, United States. The stone and brick manor house is now a museum and is a National Historic Landmark. By Royal Charter, Van Cortlandt Manor was originally a 86,000-acre (35,000 ha) tract granted as a Patent to Stephanus Van Cortlandt in 1697 by King William III, stretching from the Hudson River on the west to the first boundary line between the Province of New York a... View more info

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Chronicles of an American Home: Hillside (Wyoming, New York) and Its Family: 1858-1928

By: Browne, Waldo R.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Middlebury, Historical Society: 1991

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2289268

ISBN: 1557870799

Condition: Very Good


1991 reissue of 1930 original. No jacket. Top page ridge lightly foxed, ink gift note on half-title page. xvi, 253 pp. This book chronicles a house called hillside in Wyoming, NY. Names that come up in various chapters include: Look, Avery, and Coonley. Rooms are described as they were used through 6-7 generations . Village Hall, the Fire Towert; and Presbyterian Church in Wyoming , NY are also discussed. Time period covered is 1858-1928. View more info

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Wonders of the World: Masterpieces of Architecture from 4000 BC to the Present

By: Capodiferro, Alessandra

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Barnes & Noble Books: 2006

Seller ID: 2302397

ISBN: 0760783764

Condition: Near Fine


Jacket faintly rubbed. 2006 Hard Cover. A tour through the history of architectures takes us from Stonehenge through 21st century building design. View more info

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The Fifty Best Colonial and Federal Historic American Houses, Now Furnished and Open to the Public

By: Carpenter, Ralph E., Jr.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: E.P. Dutton & Company, Inc.: 1955

Seller ID: 2280269

Condition: Very Good


Jacket edges rubbed. Bookplate on front endpaper. 1955 Hard Cover. 112 pp. Also a Listing of Fifty Institutions That Exhibit Collections of Americana. Fifty houses are included in this book with a description telling where they are and what they are. Here the reader will find a guide to many hours of the purest enjoyment, a fuller appreciation of some of the personalities intimately associated with our history and a liberal education in the architecture, arts, and decorations of Colonial and Federal houses. A supplementary list of fifty institutions tells the reader where vast collections of s... View more info

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Spanning the Gate: The Golden Gate Bridge

By: Cassady, Stephen

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Squarebooks: 1986

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2295901

ISBN: 0916290360

Condition: Near Fine


Revised edition. A very nice copy. 1986 Large Softcover. 133 pp. The Golden Gate Bridge should never have been built. The waters at the ocean entrance to San Francisco Bay were too menacing; the Gate was too wide to be spanned by a suspension bridge; the costs of so ambitious a project were too high for an economy in the midst of Depression. But impossible odds are fuel for the determination of a visionary engineer like Joseph Strauss, and danger is no more than a welcome companion to the steel-nerved bridgemen who willingly risk their lives to turn dreams such as his into reality. In 1916, th... View more info

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Sonnenberg & The Architectural Legacy of Mary Clark Thompson

By: Clark, Louis M.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ontario County Historical Society: 2006

Seller ID: 2293003

ISBN: 0941198286

Condition: Near Fine


2006 Large Softcover. x, [1], 117 ff. Color illustrations throughout text. Wes Gifford employed his skills, resiliency, and energy to lead the mission to restore the once-magnificent Sonnenberg estate in Canandaigua, New York, following nearly half a century of decline. Read, in Wes's own words, his fascinating account of the evolution from the late 1960s to 1980 of the popular tourist destination known as Sonnenberg Gardens. View more info