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1 "At Taliesin": Newspaper Columns by Frank Lloyd Wright and the Taliesin Fellowship 1934-1937 0809317095 / 9780809317097
Henning, Randolph C. (compiler, commentary)
Carbondale and Edwardsville, IL: Southern Illinois University Press, 1992. First Edition
Cloth 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Fine. Fine 
White cloth, stamped in orange, lettered in black. xvii,322 pp., illus. w/ b&w photos. As issued. 008090 
Price: 25.00 USD
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2 100 Years of Landscape Architecture: Some Patterns of a Century 1888931205 / 9781888931204
Simo, Melanie
Washington, D.C.: ASLA Press [American Society of Landscape Architects], 1999. First Edition
Cloth 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Fine. Fine 
Black cloth, lettered in blind on front cover and in white on spine panel. As issued. Dust jacket shows very slight surface rubbing, 1/4" closed tear at base of spine, otherwise essentially as issued, now in archival mylar. 374 pp., illus. in color, b&w. Original black cloth covered slipcase also as issued. Gift-quality copy. 034600 
Price: 39.95 USD
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3 19th Century Tin Roofing and its Use at Hyde Hall 
Waite, Diana S.
New York State Historic Trust, 1971. 1st Edition
Soft cover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Very Good. Book 
Booklet, green-tinted pictorial wraps, oblong format. Mild shelf wear, covers a bit soiled, faded on binding side of front cover. 040447 
Price: 7.50 USD
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4 50 Favorite Houses By Frank Lloyd Wright 0765117630 / 9780765117632
Maddex, Diane
New York: Smithmark, 2000. First Edition
Hard Cover 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. As New. Near Fine 
Fine/Fine except for approx. 1/2" tear to dust jacket along bottom rear edge, near ISBN box. 000623 
Price: 22.50 USD
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5 A Gift to the Street 0917946014 / 9780917946011
Olwell, Carol (photographs); Judith Lynch Waldhorn (commentary)
San Francisco, CA: Antelope Island Press, 1976. 
Softcover Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Near Fine. 
Stiff pictorial wraps. Light shelf wear. Firm, uncreased binding, slight lean original to issue. xvi,196 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. 4th ptg.: Sept. 1978. A photographic tribute to the painted ladies and other architectural gems of San Francisco. 028399 
Price: 9.95 USD
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6 A Guide to Baltimore Architecture 0870331876 / 9780870331879
Dorsey, John, and James D. Dilts
Cambridge, MD: Tidewater Publishers, 1973. First Edition
Soft Cover 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall. Very Good. A. Aubrey Bodine (photographs) 
[50],246 pp., illus. Modestly soiled stiff paper wraps, light edge wear. Binding is square, tight, and uncreased. 008701 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7 A Handbook of English Medieval Sculpture 
Gardner, Arthur
Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1935. First Edition
Decorative Cloth 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Very Good. No Jacket 
Gray cloth, decorated and lettered in royal blue. Lightly soiled cloth, a bit of shelf wear. Former owner signature on front flyleaf. xxiii,392 pp., 490 b&w figures, both full page and set into text. Text block edges are somewhat spotted, and top edge of latter leaves shows slight dampstaining, not affecting any text or illustrations. Rear cover shows light dye run, also from moisture contact, a merely cosmetic issue. Firm binding, otherwise clean. M010 
Price: 14.50 USD
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8 A Hundred Pennsylvania Buildings 
Dickson, Harold E.
State College, PA: Bald Eagle Press, 1954. First Edition
Cloth 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Near Fine. No Jacket 
Gray cloth, lettered in white. Slightly rubbed spine extremities, otherwise nearly as issued. Unpaginated, illus. w/ b&w photographs. Notable historic Pennsylvania architecture. 017140 
Price: 14.50 USD
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9 A Key to English Architecture 
Atkinson, T. D.
New York: M. S. Mill Co., 1936. First U.S. Edition
Cloth 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. Near Fine. Near Fine Book 
Quite scarce 1st American, not the typical Blackie & Son (London) issue. Date of publication approximate based on Preface. Orange cloth, virtually as issued, with mere hints of rubbing along edges, slightly foxed text block edges. Colorful dust jacket (by Norman Howard) nicely preserved, unclipped, slightly chipped with minor loss at head of spine and bottom rear corner, light shelf wear, now in Brodart sleeve. x,214 pp., illus. w/ figures set into text, drawings, b&w plates. Notably well preserved, scarce in jacket. 009945 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10 A Neat Plain Modern Stile: Philip Hooker and His Contemporaries 1796-1836 0870237683 / 9780870237683
Bucher, Douglas G., and W. Richard Wheeler (Mary Raddant Tomlan, editor)
Clinton, NY and Amherst, MA: Emerson Gallery, Hamilton College / University of Massachusetts Press, 1993. First Edition
Soft Cover 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. As New. 
334 pp., illus. w/ 186 b&w photographs, architectural sketches, etc. As issued. 006855 
Price: 30.00 USD
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11 A Pocket Guide to Modern Buildings in London 
McCallum, Ian (compiler)
London: The Architectural Press, 1951. First Edition
Original Wraps 24mo - over 5" - 5" tall. VG+. 
Stiff paper wraps. 128 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. Light shelf wear, edges and corners a bit rubbed. Lightly toned/soiled along joints. Former owner signature on front flyleaf, dated 1953. Decently preserved copy of a scarce publication. 013004 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12 A Short Historical Guide to the Ancient Town of Thaxted in Sussex 
Arman, Mark
Thaxted, U.K.: Mark Arman for Thaxted Parish Council, 1978. 
Softcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Near Fine. 
Booklet, blue wraps, lettered/illus. in black. Very slightly handled, nearly as issued. 32 pp., illus, folding front and rear maps. Stated 11th edition: 1992. 032084 
Price: 10.00 USD
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13 A Testament 
Wright, Frank Lloyd
New York: Bramhall House, 1957. Second Printing
Cloth 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Near Fine. No Jacket 
2nd ptg. of this (reprint) edition. Ivory cloth, lettered in dark fred. Cloth on rear panel is modestly soiled, with a small notch of exposure along bottom front edge and slightly frayed top corners. 256 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates, line drawings. 008514 
Price: 20.00 USD
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14 A Three-Dimensional Medieval Castle 1581173652 / 9781581173659
Tong, Willabel L. (design); Phil Wilson (illus.); Renee Jablow (paper engineering)
Los Angeles, CA: Piggy Toes Press, 2004. First Edition
Hardcover Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Near Fine. 
Laminated color illus. boards, with two blue silk ties along fore-edge. Opens up to create a 360-degree diorama castle exterior/interior, including 5 rooms on 2 levels, executed in incredible detail, including working doors and shutters. All folding parts are present and fully intact excepting a string of banners across the top level of one tableau, which is torn at one end and neatly mended with clear tape, almost beyond notice. Top corners of boards show mild rubbing. Includes a total of (7) press-out figures (now loose), including two armored knights on horseback, a dragon, a knight, a lady, a jester, and a bearded villain; we do not know whether all figures original to issue are included. 035140 
Price: 49.95 USD
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15 A Walk in Georgetown 
Mitchell, Mary (text and photographs)
Barre, MA: Barre Publishers, 1966. First Edition
Hard Cover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Near Fine. Near Fine 
Illus. goldenrod paper covered boards, slightly rubbed at extremities. 96 pp., illus. with b&w photographs. Original glassine dust jacket printed with light blue lettering shows tiny tear at head of spine and minor chip at bottom front corner. 017875 
Price: 8.50 USD
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16 Abbayes Cisterciennes [Cistercian Abbeys] 
de Segogne, Henry (photographs); La Marquise de Maille (text/captions)
Paris, France: Editions "Tel", 1943. First Edition
Original Wraps 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Good. 
Pictorial wraps. Front cover detached but present, with a few closed tears along binding edge. Covers show some toning/soiling. Text block intact, slightly toned. Text in French. xxii pp. +70 b&w photographs, map. Acceptable reference copy. 022752 
Price: 15.00 USD
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17 Abbeys 
James, M. R., Provost of Eton; A. Hamilton Thompson
London: The Great Western Railway, 1926. Second Printing
Hardcover 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Very Good. No Jacket 
Black 1/4 cloth, red paper covered boards, lettered in gilt. Modest shelf wear, rubbed spine extremities, some exposure at corners with slight layering to bottom corners, slight nick along front cover fore-edge. Firm binding, hinges intact, collated and complete, clean interior beyond former owner's initials on front pastedown and slight foxing to rear endpapers. x,154 pp., well illus. w/ 100 sepia plates, 56 drawings, 13 plans, 7 colour plates, including folding floor plans, folding color map (fully intact) in rear pocket. Accompanied by two original publisher's inserts promoting this series and other related titles. 034968 
Price: 20.00 USD
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18 Adventures in Light and Color: An Introduction to the Stained Glass Craft 
Connick, Charles J. [Charles D. Maginnis (fwd.)]
New York: Random House, 1937. First Thus
Cloth Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Good. No Jacket 
1st "Regular Edition." Original edition, newly and handsomely rebound in black cloth, lettered in gold foil on spine panel, with new endsheets, top text block edge dyed black (as issued). Errata slip tipped in at half-title. Nominally ex-library, with perforation stamps to half-title, frontis. (margin only), and title page only, a few marks on copyright page, all plates unaffected and fully intact. xvi,428 pp., illus. w/ 42 tipped-in color plates, 48 collotype plates. Interior generally clean and intact, text block edges mildly soiled/toned. Plate XXXI at p. 242 appears to have been detached, with slightly chipped edges, and reattached when the book was rebound. Presents as issued (Fine), evaluated as Near Fine with note to rebound status. Functional, durable copy of a scarce work. 009925 
Price: 170.00 USD
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19 AIA Guide to New York City: The Classic Guide to New York's Architecture [4th Edition] 0812931076 / 9780812931075
White, Norval; Willensky, Elliot
New York: Three Rivers Press, 2000. First Thus
Softcover 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Near Fine. 
Stiff wraps, French flaps. Slight shelf wear, virtually as issued. Square, uncreased binding. Short closed tear at bottom binding corner mended and almost beyond notice. xxviii,1056 pp., illus. Covers all five boroughs. 033466 
Price: 5.00 USD
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20 America's City Halls 0891331158 / 9780891331155
Lebovich, William L.
Washington, D.C.: The Preservation Press, 1984. First Edition
Soft Cover 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Near Fine. N/A 
223 pp., b&w photos throughout. Light shelf wear, rear panel a bit soiled. 004399 
Price: 8.50 USD
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21 America's Past in Pencil: A Sketchbook of Historic Homes 
Gilbert, Eugene, and Olive Fielding Marrical
Santa Ana, CA: First American Title Insurance Co., 1976. 1st Edition
Soft cover 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Near Fine. Book 
Stiff tan wraps, illus./lettered in black. Light shelf wear. Square, uncreased binding, clean interior. [iii],116 pp., illus. 036851 
Price: 10.00 USD
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22 America's Past in Pencil: A Sketchbook of Historic Homes 
Gilbert, Eugene, and Olive Fielding Marrical
Santa Ana, CA: First American Title Insurance Co., 1976. 1st Edition
Soft cover 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Near Fine. Book 
Stiff tan wraps, illus./lettered in black. Light shelf wear, with 1 1/2" soil mark (possibly a coffee stain?) on upper front cover near binding edge, otherwise unmarked. Square, uncreased binding, clean interior. [iii],116 pp., illus. 036901 
Price: 9.50 USD
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23 American Barns 0887401457 / 9780887401459
Schuler, Stanley
West Chester, PA: Schiffer Publishing Ltd., 1984. 1st Edition
Soft cover 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Fine. Book 
Stiff color pictorial wraps. Slight shelf/handling wear, nearly as issued. ii,224 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. 037445 
Price: 7.50 USD
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24 American Barns and Covered Bridges 
Sloane, Eric
New York: Wilfred Funk, 1954. First Edition
Cloth 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Near Fine. Very Good Book 
Light brown cloth, titled and illus. in darker brown. Slight shelf wear, nearly as issued. 112 pp., illus. 1st edition with "1" on copyright page. Color illus. dust jacket shows rubbed edges with lightly chipped spine extremities, price-clipped front flap, now in mylar. 027663 
Price: 20.00 USD
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25 American Log Homes 087857607X / 9780878576074
Thiede, Arthur, and Cindy Teipner
Emmaus, PA: Rodale Press, 1986. 
Hard Cover 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Near Fine. Near Fine 
5th ptg. Slightly rubbed edges, else as issued. Light shelf wear to dust jacket. 194 pp., illus. in color, b&w. Detailed photographs of more than 50 homes, with floor plans for 24. Oblong format. 012344 
Price: 10.00 USD
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