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Campbell-Whittlesey House (Rochester, New York)

By: N/A

Price: $8.00

Publisher: The Campbell-Whittlesey House:

Seller ID: 2266370


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... 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


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


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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Historic Sites of New York State

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: The University of the State of New York: 1964

Seller ID: 2267190


Two stains to rear wrapper, no publisher date. 1964 Stapled Binding. 55 pp. CONTENTS: Historic New York State; The Walt Whitman House; Philipse Manor; John Jay House; Washington's Headquarters; Knox Headquarters; Temple Hill; Clinton House; Senate House; Saratoga Battle Monument; Fort Crailo; Schuyler Mansion; Bennington Battlefield; Grant Cottage; The John Brown Farm; Guy Park; Johnson Hall; Steuben Memorial; Herkimer Home; Oriskany Battlefield; Fort Brewerton; Fort Ont... 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


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 o... 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


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 Lea... 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


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 ... 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


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. Mer... 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


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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Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartres

By: Adams, Henry; Cram, Ralph Adams

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company / The Riverside Press: 1933

Seller ID: 2198278


Reprint. Lacks slipcase. Owner sticker on front endpaper, boards lightly spotted. 1933 Hard Cover. xiv, 397 pp. 8vo. Introduction by Ralph Adams Cram. A record not of a literal journey but of a meditative journey across time and space into the medieval imagination. Using the architecture, sculpture, and stained glass of the two locales as a starting point, Adams breathes life into what others might see merely as monuments of a past civilization. With daring and inventiv... View more info

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Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartres

By: Adams, Henry; Taylor, Francis Henry

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1957

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2261475


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number I:22 laid in. Spine slightly faded, owner bookplate on front endpaper, edge of slipcase along opening a bit toned. 1957 Hard Cover. xx, [2], 348 pp. 8vo. Introduction by Francis Henry Taylor, photographs by Samuel Chamberlain. A record not of a literal journey but of a meditative journey across time and space into the medieval imagination. Using the architecture, sculpture, and stained glass of the two locales as a starting... 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


A very nice copy. 2004 Large Softcover. 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... 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


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


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 w... View more info

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ARCAT The Product Directory for Architects 2009 Edition

By: ARCAT

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Arcat: 2009

Seller ID: 1536197


A few creases to front pages. 2009 Large Softcover. A directory of products for architects to use. 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


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 p... 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


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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Recommended Practices for Welding Reinforcing Steel, Metal Inserts and Connections in Reinforced Concrete Construction

By: AWS Committee on Welding COncrete Reinforcing Steel

Price: $2.00

Publisher: American Welding Society: 1961

Seller ID: 1536520


Crayon underlining in text. 1961 Stapled Binding. Contents include: General Provisions, Design of Welded Connections, Details of Welded Connections, Workmanship and Procedure, Welder Qualification and Inspection, Designs View more info

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Workplace by Design: Mapping the High-Performance Workscape

By: Becker, Franklin; Steele, Fritz

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Jossey-Bass Publishers: 1994

Seller ID: 1528700


No jacket. 1994 Large Hardcover. 228 pp. 9 1/4 x 7 3/4. Space is an organization's second most valuable asset. Yet little attention is paid to how it supports the new ways in which today's organizations operate---teamwork, flattened hierarchies, telecommuting, collaborating across functions. Workplace by Design shows CEOs and managers alike how to put aside and rethink conventional, awkward notions of space utilization based on hierarchy and status--notions that pit peop... View more info

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Renaissance Architecture of England: Its Social and Historical Development

By: Bishop, A. Thornton

Price: $40.00

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons: 1938

Seller ID: 2199666


Lacks jacket. Boards toned. 1938 Large Hardcover. 112 pp. A thorough and engaging look into the history and development of architecture during the Renaissance. Covers the early Renaissance, the Palladian Period, and The Georgian Period in great detail. View more info

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The Eastman Theatre: Fulfilling George Eastman's Dream

By: Brayer, Elizabeth

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, Inc.: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2269234


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 b... 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


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


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 I... View more info

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Use of Polymers in Highway Concrete

By: Chen, W.F.; Manson, J.A.; Mehta, H.C..; Vanderhoff, J.W.

Price: $2.00

Publisher: American National Society of Civil Engineers: 1975

Seller ID: 1536493


1975 Stapled Binding. ASCE National Structural Engineering Convention April 14-18, 1975. Meeting Preprint 2472 View more info

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Rouen

By: Chirol, Pierre

Price: $7.00

Publisher: B. Arthaud: 1931

Seller ID: 1859228


Wrappers lightly toned and rubbed, spine creased and curling at lower half. 1931 Trade Paperback. 192 pp. Includes 184 heliogravures. French text. A beautifully photographed and illustrated architectural tour of the French city of Rouen. View more info

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The Cathedrals of England

By: Clifton-Taylor, Alec

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Thames and Hudson: 1989

Seller ID: 2200068


Wrappers and pages lightly toned. 1989 Trade Paperback. 288 pp.  Alec Clifton-Taylor leads us through nine centuries of English cathedral architecture and decoration, from their Norman beginnings through the flowering of Gothic to the concrete and metal structures of the twentieth century. Photographs by Martin Hurlimann and others with 203 illustrations, 4 in colour, 26 plans and a map. View more info

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Optimal Design of Reinforced Concrete Structures

By: COhn, M.Z.

Price: $2.00

Publisher: American Society of Civil Engineers: 1975

Seller ID: 1536505


Spine edge toned. 1975 Stapled Binding. ASCE National Structural Engineering Convention April 14-18, 1975. Meeting Preprint 2428 View more info

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The Ultimate Book of Lighthouses

By: Crompton, Samuel Willard; Rhein, Michael J.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Thunder Bay Press: 2003

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2264665


A very nice copy. 2003 Large Hardcover. 352 pp. The sheer beauty of the elegant, lonely lighthouses along our shores - and their unspoiled, scenic natural settings - has captivated our collective imagination. More than simply picturesque, the lighthouse has become an enduring symbol of salvation, fortitude, and heroic folklore. The Ultimate Book of Lighthouses is a panoramic, lavishly illustrated history of these legendary buildings and celebrates the rich heritage of ou... View more info

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The Ultimate Book of Lighthouses

By: Crompton, Samuel Willard; Rhein, Michael J.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Thunder Bay Press/Easton Press: 2001

Seller ID: 2265076


Thunder Bay Press book bound in leather by the Easton Press. Dark blue leather boards with lighthouse design in gold on front board. Title on spine between raised bands. Gold stain ribbon marker. 2001 Large Hardcover. 256 pp. Illustrated endpapers. The sheer beauty of the elegant, lonely lighthouses along our shores - and their unspoiled, scenic natural settings - has captivated our collective imagination. More than simply picturesque, the lighthouse has become an enduri... View more info

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Architectural Rendering

By: Crowe, Philip

Price: $10.00

Publisher: McGraw Hill: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2262175


First edition. Faint edge wear to jacket. 1992 Large Hardcover. Crowe (president of the UK Society of Architectural and Industrial Illustrators) describes the basic principles of architectural rendering, explains the development of content and composition, discusses perspective drawing, and explores the full range of both the media and the techniques involved from the initial layout sketches through drawing and shading to watercolor, felt-tip, colored pencil, ink, and ev... View more info