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1 Contemporary European Architects Vols. 1 -3 
Cologne, Germany Taschen Soft cover Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
These are the first three volumes in the Contemporary European Architects series. Each volume is in English with French and German translations. These are incredibly well illustrated with profiles of notable and emerging European architects and their projects. Book Conditions : Very Good, Ex-architects office library; minimal wear, no internal markings other than company rubber stamp on front free end paper(s); small cataloging label on bottom spine(s); wear to corner covers; light rubbing, creasing, and shelf wear to covers. PLEASE NOTE : Extra postage may be required due to size and weight of these volumes. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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2 Lancaster, Pennsylvania: A Design Guide 
Lancaster PA City of Lancaster 1977 1st Edition Softcover (Side-stapled) Good Plus Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Oblong side-stapled softcover, 36 pp. 1977 booklet examines how design policy can be used for redevelopment of a historic urban environment. B&w photos and illustrations throughout with red highlights to indicate different architectural elements. Architectural survey of building styles over two centuries in Lancaster Pennsylvania. Book Condition : Good+; no text marks; light cover corner curling; a few creases to covers; price sticker adhesive remnant on first page. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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3 Art and Architecture : A Bibliography of Bibliographies Besterman, Theodore
Totowa NJ Rowman and Littlefield 1971 0874710456 / 9780874710458 Hardcover Very Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Part of The Besterman World Bibliographies series. This bibliography surveys the following subject groupings : Art, Archaelogy,Architecture, Towns and Town Planning, Ceramics, Painting, Posters, Cinematography, and Special Subjects. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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4 The greenhouse at Lyndhurst: Construction and development of the Gould greenhouse, 1881 (Research on historic properties occasional papers) Billie Sherrill Britz
Washington DC Preservation Press, National Trust for Historic Preservation in the United States 1977 0891330461 / 9780891330462 Soft cover Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Details the construction the Gould greenhouse at Lyndhurst, a Tarrytown, New York estate. 48 pp. including b&w photos, illustrations, and floor plans. Multiple appendices include correspondence on labor. Book Condition : Good; no text marks; some light soiling to covers; chipping to spine; light page tip creasing. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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5 The Churches of Naples Cesareo, A.
Novara, Italy Istituto Geografico De Agostini Softcover (Side-stapled) Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
English language edition of tourist guide to the Churches of Naples. Undated but likely from the late 1950's or early 1960's. Beautifully illustrated throughout with multiple B&W photos of each church, especially of architectural and artistic details. Map of Naples inside front cover. Book Condition : Good; age discoloration throughout likely due to paper quality; corner and edge wear to front cover; price sticker remnant to top right front cover; no interior markings. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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6 A City Transformed: Redevelopment, Race, and Suburbanization in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 1940-1980 David Schuyler
University Park PA Pennsylvalia State University Press 2002 0271022086 / 9780271022086 1st Edition Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Examines the effects of urban redevelopment on a small city, linking together racial segregation, economic decline in urban areas, and the flight to the suburbs. The effort to revitalize downtown areas is still playing out across the country including still in Lancaster.278 pp. w/ c. 40 b&w photos, maps, and illustrations. Book Condition : Very Good; text unmarked; very light shelf wear to edges; slight crease to front free end paper. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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7 A Book of Cape Cod Houses Doane, Doris
Old Greenwich CT The Chatham Press 1970 0856990116 / 9780856990113 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Rich, Howard L. Signed by Author(s)
Signed by author and illustrator on half title page. 1st Printing. Charming book with illustrations - covers the Cape Cod House, the Salt Box, the 2-story Colonial, Greek Revival influences, and the Victorian and Gothic Revival. Light green cloth boards, illustrated, 91 pp., each page illustrated with at least one plate, sometimes more, including floorplans. Book Condition: Cover nice with some wear at spine ends and a few marks on back, slight bow to volume, pages clean and bright, former owner name on ffep. No Dust jacket. 
Price: 17.50 USD
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8 The Rockefellers at Williamsburg: Backstage With the Founders Donald J. Gonzales
McLean VA Epm Pubns Inc 1991 0939009587 / 9780939009589 Hardcover Good Minus Good Minus Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Outlines the idea, financing, publicity , and construction that underlay the Rockefeller's project to restore Colonial Williamsburg. 159 pp. w/ b&w photos (many full page) throughout. Book Condition : Good; no text marks; discoloration to cover edges at top left corner and bottom right (front) and top and bottom center (rear) from water spill - no smell. Dust Jacket Condition : Good; waviness at bottom right front and top center rear edge from water spill; light shelf wear. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9 Mr. Goodhue Remembers Portland: Scenes from the Mid-19th Century Earle G. Shettleworth, Jr. and William David Barry
Portland ME Maine Historical Preservation Committee 1981 Softcover (Side-stapled) Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall Charles Quincy Goodhue 
Side-stapled oblong softcover, 64 pp. B&w plates of drawings done by Charles Quincy Goodhue in the 1890's and 1900's. Several of the sketches show Portland Maine prior to the 1866 fire which destroyed 1500 buildings. A matching page of text faces each drawing. Book Condition : Good; no text marks; mark at top center and ink mark at top right front cover; light toning near spine. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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10 200 Years of Maine Housing: A Guide for the House Watcher Frank A. Beard
Portland ME Maine Historical Preservation Committee 1981 3rd Edition Softcover (Side-stapled) Good Plus Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Side-stapled oblong softcover, 23 pp. 3rd Revised Edition. B&w photos throughout. Short survey of domestic architecture styles in Maine - Georgian, Federal, Greek Revival, Gothic Revival, Italianate, mansard, Stick, Octagon, Queene Anne, Shingle, and Colonial Revival. Book Condition : Good+; no text marks; ink mark at top right front cover; light toning near spine; light impress crease on rear cover. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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11 Great House John Baird
St. Davids PA Eastern College 1984 Hardcover Near Fine Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
Signed by Author on front free end paper. History of Walmarthon mansion outside Philadelphia which later became Walton Hall and part of the campus of Eastern College.12 b&w photos. Book Condition : Near Find; no text marks; bumping to spine ends. Dust Jacket Condition : Good; chip to top left front from price sticker; light corner and edge wear; in protective mylar . 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12 Grandeur of the South (Architectural Treasures of Early America, 14) Mullins, Lisa C. (editor) and Roy Underhill (consultant)
Harrisburg PA The National Historical Society 1988 0918678366 / 9780918678362 Hardcover Fine No Dust Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Largely concerns the Georgian architectural style, the first chapter is on Savannah, Georgia, but the focus is largely South Carolina estates near Beaufort, Camden, Santee, Charleston, and more. Volume 14, "The Grandeur of the South" from the Architectural Treasures of Early America Series. Book Condition : Fine, appears unread. No Dust Jacket as issued. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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13 The Southern Tradition (Architectural Treasures of Early America) Mullins, Lisa C. (editor) and Roy Underhill (consultant)
Harrisburg PA National Historical Society 1988 091867834x / 9780918678348 Hardcover Fine No Dust Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Largely focused on the Georgian architectural style, this book includes chapters on Old Colonial Work in Virginia and Maryland, Annapolis, Colonial Work in the Virginia Borderland, The University of Virginia, Cape Fear River District, Some Homes of the Washington Family, and more. Volume 12, "The Southern Tradition" from the Architectural Treasures of Early America Series. Book Condition : Fine, appears unread. No Dust Jacket as issued. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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14 Doctor Evelyn's York Murray, Hugh
York, England William Sessions Limited, The Ebor Press 1983 0900657855 / 9780900657856 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardcover. "The life and work of a pioneer of conservation of the City between 1891 and 1935, illustrated by many photographs of a changing York, from his slide collection." -continued title. Includes extensive information on buildings in York as well as Dr. Evelyn, including a genealogical pedigree. Wheat-colored glossy cover with brown titles and photo illustration, no DJ, 92 pp., profusely illustrated in black and white. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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15 Old Houses In the South County of Rhode Island National Society of the Colonial Dames (Compilers )
Providence RI National Society of the Colonial Dames in the State of Rhode Island 1932 Hardcover Very Good No Dust Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Part First. 1932 survey documents over 50 remaining as well as lost houses of Washington County, Rhode Island. Each page has 1-2 b&w photos accompanied by text. Colored endpaper maps are keyed to the houses listed in the book. Book Condition : Very Good; no text marks; binding tight; foxing to top right of front free end paper; light spotting to covers. No Dust Jacket as issued. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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16 The Monuments of Italy, Volume 3: Central Italy (Part1), The Regions of Toscana and Umbria Oppenheimer, Michael
London, England and New York, NY I.B. Tauris 2002 Hardcover Very Good No Dust Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Very Good, Ex-Library. Volume 3 of a regional survey of Italian art and architecture. Covers cities such as Firenze, Aretso, Siena, Pisa, Perugia, and more.128 b&w photos and 12 maps. Book Condition : Very Good, Ex-Library; no text marks; catalog label at bottom spine end; rubber stamps on front free end paper and text block; top right rear free end paper cut to remove label. No Dust jacket as issued. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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17 Viewing Olmsted: Photographs by Robert Burley, Lee Friedlander, and Geoffrey James Phyllis Lambert
Cambridge MA The MIT Press 1997 0262621169 / 9780262621168 1st Edition Soft cover Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
50 b&w and 18 color photos from some of Frederick Law Olmsted's most famous landscape designs - Biltmore, Rockwood Hall, numerous parks (Central, Jackson, Prospect, and others), and cemeteries. Several essays and interviews with each photographer. Book Condition : Good; no text marks, two rubber stamps on title page; stain at bottom right rear cover; light rubbing and creasing to covers; cover corner creasing. 
Price: 18.50 USD
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18 St. Mary's Church in Cracow Samek, Jan
Warsaw, Poland Interpress Publishers 1990 8322323271 / 9788322323274 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Minus Book Folio - over 12 - 15" tall 
Oversized folio detailing the history, architecture, and art of St. Mary's Church in Cracow Poland. Over 200 color plates, may full page, dominate the majority of the book. Book Condition : Very Good; no markings to text; previous owner's bookplate on rear of title page. Dust Jacket Condition : Very Good-; shelf wear to top edge; original price sticker on top rear; ink transfer to rear inside flap from inlaid photocopied article. PLEASE NOTE : Additional postage may be asked due to size and weight of volume. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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A History of Architectural Development Volume III: The Renaissance in Italy, France, and England (Architects' Library), Simpson, R. M.
19 A History of Architectural Development Volume III: The Renaissance in Italy, France, and England (Architects' Library) Simpson, R. M.
London, England Longmans, Green and Co. 1913 Reprint Hardcover Fair No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback - olive cloth with gilt lettering. 1913, reissue edition. 359 pp, 268 illustrations. Volume three only of a 3-volume set. Condition: Fair; pages lightly aged, basically clean with a few light smudges / small spots, unmarked, a couple edge nicks. Front free endpaper has been removed and there is a tear to half title page at binding. Some aging and soiling to book edges. Cover is worn with light soiling, scuffing, rubbing, some fading and edge wear with some tearing to spine ends. Front hinge is cracked and weak, rear is intact. 
Price: 21.00 USD
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20 Jaina Shrines in India Tandon, O.P.
New Delhi Government of India Publications Division 1986 Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Introduction to Jain philosophy and history, then region-by-region listing of temples in India. B&w photos & illustrations, includes fold-out map. Book Condition : Good; overall waviness; light creasing to covers; no internal markings. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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