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Maine Forms of American Architecture

By Thompson, Deborah, editor

Camden, Maine: Downeast Magazine. VG in G DJ (some wear to surface). (1976). First edition. Published under the auspices of the Colby Museum of Art, Waterville, Maine. Few chips to DJ edges, X on top of page. . Published in observance of the national Bicentennial, more complete and up-to-the-minute than any other architectural history of the state. It includes a discussion of Maine's Indian settlements by David Sanger of the University of Maine at Orono, as well as a chapter devoted to modern styles of architecture by the author and art critic, Philip Isaacson. Richard C. Cander of Old Sturbridge Village discusses the vernacular architecture of 17th century Maine and Denys Peter Myers writes on Colonial architecture of the 18th century and Greek Revival of the 19th. .

$40.00

Oxford County, Maine: a guide to its historic architecture

By Bennett, Randall H.

Bethel, Maine: Oxford County Historic. VG lg sz PB. (1984). An authoritative work describing over 1,000 buildings and sites of historic and archiectural merit, both a survey of the built . environment and a history of this large western Maine county. Over 300 photos and 40 maps, extensive historical introduction as well as shorter perspectives on each of communities covered. .

$55.00

Chicago 1910-29: building, planning, and urban technology

By Condit, Carl W.

Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press. G PB. (1973). Condit introduces a new kind of urban history, an approach to commercial building that is a technical biography of the . American city. It chronicles the building activity in Chicago from 1910 under the Burnham Plan of renewal until the depression in 1929. Slight edge wear, fading along spine, owner inscription. .

$14.00

The Majesty of St. Charles Avenue

By McCaffety, Cynthia Reece, text

Gretna: Pelican Pub Co. VG in G DJ. 2004. 2nd ptg. Jewel of America's great avenues, St. Charles is a five mile journey through a century of architectural styles. Queen Anne . houses, stately Italianate mansions, and Richardsonian castles rise among oaks and palms and through it all the world's oldest working streetcar line runs like a silver ribbon connecting the 18th century French colonial enclave at one end to fin de siecle villas in the shadow of Audubon Park at the other. DJ edge wear. .

$22.00

Architecture the Natural and the Manmade

By Scully, Vincent

NY: St. Martins. VG in G DJ. (1991). 1st ed 1st ptg. Distinguished art historian Scully takes us on a trip with vivid descriptions for our understanding of civilization. . DJ price clipped, tears to bottom DJ edge, some soil to DJ. Nice binding with copper drawn illustration on front cover. .

$18.00

Architectural Heritage of the Piscataqua: early houses of gardens of the Portsmouth District in Maine and New Hampshire

By Howells, John Mead

NY: Architectural Book Pub Co. Fair in Fair DJ. (1937. There seem tohave been a great number of visits to the shores of this part of New England by adventurers in search of the . North West Passage, of good fishing grounds, or of the leaves of the sassafras, for which there was a great demand in the 17th century. The first permanent settler in the vicinity was David Thompson who arrived in 1623 with his wife and with ten other men. He built a house at "Pannaway", now "Odiorne's Point, NH. DJ and outer edge of book damp stained. .

$22.00

Fallingwater

By (Wright, Frank Lloyd)

Mill Run, PA: Western Pennsylvania Cons.. VG PB. (1988). "Fallingwater is perhaps Frank Lloyd Wright's most widely acclaimed work. It has been called 'the best American building . of the last 125 years,' and 'unquestionably the most famous private residence ever guilt." At the least it is one of the finest examples of Wright's concept of organic architecture: a house shaped by and conforming to its site.' It was designed in 1936 for the family of the Pittsburgh department store owner Edgar J. Kaufmann on the site of his family' mountain property at Bear Run where they enjoyed weekend and summer vacations. The Kaufmann's son had studied for a time in Wright's Taliesin Fellowship, and it was through this association that Mr. and Mrs. Wright and the Kaufmanns developed a great mutual respect. The son has written that Wright was intrigued by the Bear Run area which combined the beauty of a mature forest, massive sandstone boulders, a wild free-flowing stream, and a forest understory covered with native rhododentron, laurel and Appalachian wildflowers. The ciritical element in this setting is the waterfall over which the house is built. Although the waterfall was long a focal point of the family's activities, they were unprepared for the architect's suggestion that the house rise overe the waterfall rather than face it. But Wright's original scheme was adopted almost without change. Completed in 1939 stone piers serve to separate reinforced concrete "trays" dramatically cantilevered over the stream to form the living and bedroom levels. Tanning to outer edge of back cover. .

$35.00

Living Dreams

By Lindal Cedar Homes

Seattle, WA: Lindal Homes. VG. nd. Absolutely beautiful cedar homes with floor plans and multiple photos. Not your grandpa's log cabin! . Certificate for free Cedar Grilling Plank included. Corner wear. .

$22.00

Cabin Fever: rustic style comes home

By Carley, Rachel

NY: Archetype/Simon Schuster. VG in VG DJ. (1998). 4th ptg. The rustic look and why cabin fever is raging, from woodsy mountain retreats to suburban living rooms. .

$45.00

Dream Cottages: 25 plans for retreats, cabins, and beach houses

By Tredway, Catherine

N. Adams, MA: Storey Books. VG lg sz PB. (2001). Tredway encourages clients to consider their personal wishes when building a retreat, the fun is in the fantasy, but also . practical considerations are involved in building your own cottage. Small corner crease. .

$12.00

The Fellowship: the untold story of Frank Lloyd Wright & the Taliesin Fellowship

By Friedland, Roger and Harold Zellman

NY: Regan. G in G DJ. (2006). 1st ed 1st ptg. The groundbreaking architectural community where Wright created dozens of masterpieces while changing the lives of generations . of impressionable disciples and his formidable wife. Small spot on top corner of first page, front side DJ flap slightly rumpled. .

$11.00

Frank Lloyd Wright's First Houses, Prairie, Usonian Houses, and Furnishings

By Lind, Carla

San Francisco: Archetype Press. 4 VG hardback book in VG DJs. (1995). Like a composer of music, Wright directed every element that went into his buildings inside as well as outside. . Furnishings book has small tear at top of DJ spine. .

$42.00

The Architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright: a complete catalog

By Storrer, William Allin

Chicago: Univ of Chicago Press. VG PB. (2002). 3rd ed. Includes information on Wright building discovered since first edition, full color photos, full addresses, GPS coordinates. .

$14.00

Californian Textile Block: Frank Lloyd Wright at a glance

By Moor, Abby

NY: PRC (Sterling Publications). VG in VG DJ. (2002). 1st ed. From 1917 to 1924 Wright spent much of his time in California and created buildings that remain classics of American . architecture. He used an innovative bu8lding process he called his "textile block system" constructed with precast concrete blocks which were then bound together at the site with steel rods and poured concrete. The blocks were molded with decoration on both sides and could be inset with glass to allow light to filter through in interesting patterns. .

$45.00

Interiors: Frank Lloyd Wright at a glance

By Moor, Abby

London: Batsford. VG in VG DJ. (2001). 1st ptg. Wright's architectural vision led to astonishing changes in the construction and layout of domestic, public, and religious . buildings during his long career. In particular, the architect's questioning of the very character of traditional architecture led to innovative solutions to the problems of interior space. He eliminated th fox-like division of rooms ensuring that his houses contained spacious living and dining areas. He opened up rooms by omitting the walls that divided them, boundaries instead becoming established by daily use and habit. DJ slight edge wear. .

$12.00

The Seven Lamps of Architecture

By Ruskin, John

NY: Crowell. VG. (1880). From 6th ed. Charming small-sized book with olive green spine and green leaves on covers. .

$16.00

Pioneer Churches

By Kalman, Harold

NY: Norton. G in G DJ ex-library. (1976). Pioneer churches offer a unique perspective on the history of North America's expansion. Review of book newspaper clipping . in envelope glued to front endpaper of book. Library markings. .

$11.00

The Sidewalk Companion to Santa Cruz Architecture

By Chase, John, Daniel P. Gregory

Santa Cruz, CA: Paper Vision Press. VG PB. 1979. Revised ed. Standard study of the city's diverse architectural heritage. A guide for both walking and driving tours with entries keyed to . detailed maps. .

$14.00

Architectural Details and Measured Drawings of Houses of the Twenties

By Radford, William A.

Mineola, NY: Dover. VG lg sz PB. (2002).

$11.00

Fifteenth Century Misericords in the Collegiate Church of Holy Trinity, Stratford-upon-Avon

By White, Mary Frances

Stratford-upon-Avon: Philip Bennett. G PB. 1974. Misericordia meaning acts of mercy seats were made so that the choir which had to stand during most of the service could sit . when they were tilted. Edge wear. .

$10.00

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