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Image for Description de la Ville de Milan et de Ses Environs, Compris la Chartreuse Pres de Pavie et Excursions de Cette Capitale aux Lacs de Como, de Lugano, au Lac Majeur et a Varese, Exposees a l'Usage des Voyageurs, Accompagnees des Instructions et des Notices Nécessaires aux Etrangers qui se Proposent d'Examiner les Objets Interessans, que Presente Cette Belle Partie de la Lombardie

Description de la Ville de Milan et de Ses Environs, Compris la Chartreuse Pres de Pavie et Excursions de Cette Capitale aux Lacs de Como, de Lugano, au Lac Majeur et a Varese, Exposees a l'Usage des Voyageurs, Accompagnees des Instructions et des Notices Nécessaires aux Etrangers qui se Proposent d'Examiner les Objets Interessans, que Presente Cette Belle Partie de la Lombardie

By: N/A

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Chez Epimaque et Pascal Artaria: 1834

Seller ID: 2199179

Condition: Very Good


Nicely rebound - red cloth spine, paper over boards, gilt titles. Small stamp of Peabody Library appears twice inside, with their number on title page, owner bookplate on front endpaper, ink initials on half-title page. 1834 Hard Cover. 264, viii pp. 12mo. French text. Includes two fold-out maps and a fold-out engraving of the Duomo di Milano. A 19th century guide to Milan focusing on local architecture and other picturesque site-seeing opportunities. View more info

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Alexander III at Gatchina (The Romanov Dynasty)

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Abris Art Publishers: 2001

Seller ID: 2302615

Condition: Near Fine


Pages very faintly toned. 2001 Large Softcover. 63 pp. Alexander III (Russian: ?????????? III ??????????????, tr. Aleksandr III Aleksandrovich; 10 March 1845 – 1 November 1894)[1] was Emperor of Russia, King of Poland and Grand Duke of Finland from 13 March 1881 until his death on 1 November 1894.[2] He was highly reactionary and reversed some of the liberal reforms of his father, Alexander II. Under the influence of Konstantin Pobedonostsev (1827–1907) he opposed any reform that limited his autocratic rule. During his reign, Russia fought no major wars; he was therefore styled The Peacema... 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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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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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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Farmer's & Housekeeper's Cyclopaedia, 1888: A Complete Reference Library

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Crossing PRess: 1978

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2275497

Condition: Good


1978 reissue of 1888 original. Spine lightly creased, wrappers lightly rubbed. x, 644 pp. 1978 reissue of 1888 original. Farmer's & Housekeeper's Cyclopaedia. A Complete Ready Reference Library for Farmers, Gardeners, Fruit Growers, Stockmen and Housekeepers, Containing a Large Fund of Useful Information, Facts, Hints and Suggestions, in the Various Departments of Agriculture, Horticulture, Live Stock Raising, Poultry Keeping, Bee Keeping, Dairy Farming, Fertilizers, Rural Architecture, Farm Implements, Household Management, Domestic Affairs, Cookery, Ladies' Fancy Work, Floriculture, Medical ... 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

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

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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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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Churches in Nottinghamshire

By: Billson, Peter

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Heritage Books: 1993

Seller ID: 2266919

ISBN: 0900986115

Condition: Good


Stain to upper part of last few pages. 1993 Soft Cover. A guide to the history and architecture of all the famous churches of Nottinghamshire. 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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Rochester Routes: Tours of Monroe County's Historic Places

By: Braus, Patricia; Parks, Ann; Howk, Cynthia; Paxson, Flo; Yarrington, James

Price: $8.00

Publisher: The Landmark Society of Western New York: 2001

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2197688

ISBN: 0964170671

Condition: Fine


First printing. Brand new from publisher. 2001 Trade Paperback. 160 pp. Oblong. 6 x 9. Black & white photographs. A photographic tour of historic residences, churches, bridges, cobblestone structures, and commercial buildings in Rochester, designed to be used as a driving tour guide. Also includes historical information, commentary on modern architecture CONTENTS: Acknowledgments; Introduction; Cultural Rochester: An East Avenue Outing; North to the Lake: Downtown to Charlotte; West by the River: Mt. Hope to Mumford; Westward to Brockport: Following the Canal; Pittsford to Mendon: The Early To... View more info

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Rochester Routes: Tours of Monroe County's Historic Places

By: Braus, Patricia; Parks, Ann; Howk, Cynthia; Paxson, Flo; Yarrington, James

Price: $6.00

Publisher: The Landmark Society of Western New York: 2001

Seller ID: 2300000

ISBN: 0964170671

Condition: Near Fine


Spine creased. 2001 Soft Cover. 160 pp. Oblong. 6 x 9. Black & white photographs. A photographic tour of historic residences, churches, bridges, cobblestone structures, and commercial buildings in Rochester, designed to be used as a driving tour guide. Also includes historical information, commentary on modern architecture CONTENTS: Acknowledgments; Introduction; Cultural Rochester: An East Avenue Outing; North to the Lake: Downtown to Charlotte; West by the River: Mt. Hope to Mumford; Westward to Brockport: Following the Canal; Pittsford to Mendon: The Early Towns; Modern Architecture by Jame... 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: $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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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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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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A Pictorial History of the Western Reserve 1796 to 1860

By: Butler, Margaret Manor

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Early Settlers Association of the Western Reserve / The Western Reserve Historical Society / The Lakewood Historical Society: 1963

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2299512

Condition: Near Fine


3rd printing. Spine cloth lightly foxed. 1963 Large Hardcover. xi, [1], 155, [1] pp. Maps on endpapers (Map, Western Reserve, Including the Fire Land in Ohio, September 1826 on front endpapers; more modern map centered on Ohio on rear endpapers), black-and-white photographs, illustrations, and reproductions of historical documents throughout text. The colorful, exciting days of the early pioneers of northern Ohio here come to life in over 350 intriguing illustrations. Each painting, etching, woodcut, and photograph is fully described. The resulting panorama of Ohio's Western Reserve integrates... View more info

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Straws and Prayer-Books. Dizain des Diversions.

By: Cabell, James Branch

Price: $30.00  $24.00

Publisher: Robert M. McBride & Company: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2204063

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No jacket, pages faintly toned. 1924 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 302 pp. Today, some recognize Cabell as one of the first contemporary writers from the South. He is also noted for his unique blending of classic myths and legends with his own imagination and is considered a pioneer of fantasy writing. CONENTS: A Note on Alcoves; The Way of Wizardry; Minions of the Moon; The Thin Queen of Elfhame; Celestial Architecture; Romantics About Them; Diversions of the Anchorite; The Delta of Radegonde; A Theme with Variations; and Flaws in the Spur. Keywords:... View more info

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Campbell's Illustrated History of the Paris International Exposition Universelle of 1900

By: Campbell, James B.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Chicago and Omaha Publishing Company: 1900

Seller ID: 2292236

Condition: Good


Some soiling to boards, hinges starting. 1900 Large Hardcover. 196 pp. A presentation of the world's achievements in literature, science, industry, art and architecture, as shown at the Paris Exposition at the close of the Nineteenth Century. 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