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The Framed Houses of Massachusetts Bay, 1625-1725
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The Framed Houses of Massachusetts Bay, 1625-1725

By Cummings, Abbott Lowell

Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press/Harvard, 1979. First edition, third printing. Paperback. Very Good +. Oblong 4to. 261pp. Photographic paper covers. 1/4" fade to bottom edge of upper cover. Small stain to interior upper cover & ffep. Previous owner's blindstamp to ffep, no other marks. 280 diagrams/B&W photographs throughout. Includes a history as well as assembly of MA framed houses. 5-13-18


Detail Booklet

By Earthship Biotecture

Taos New Mexico: Earthship Biotecture. Spiral Bound. Fair. Oblong. 8/1/2 by 11 inches. Spiral Bound. Missing rear board but else complete. Scuffs to pictorial front cover.


Le Scale di Venezia: Venetian Stairs

By Di Sorio, Lleana Chiappini (text); Kiko Trivellato (photos)

Venice, Italy: Balto, 2003. No additional printings indicated. Hardcover. Very Good +/very good +. 4to. 161pp. Black cloth covered boards. Light soiling to interior hinges. Perhaps glue weeped through paper during binding process, otherwise fine. Pictorial Dj. lightly scuffed and covered in protective mylar.


Design and Construction Failures: Lessons from Forensic Investigations

By Kaminetzky, Dov

NY, NY: McGraw-Hill, Inc., 1991. First printing. Very Good -/No Dj. as issued. 8vo. 600pp. Boards slightly cocked and scuffed. Former owner's blind stamp on ffep. Text block, although toned is clean throughout.


Surface & Symbol: Giuseppe Terragni and the Architecture of Italian Rationalism

By Schumacher, Thomas L.

NY, NY: Princeton Architectural Press, 1991. First edition thus. Paperback. Very Good. 4to. 295pp. Edgewear to corners. Minor water damage to head of covers and end pages of text block. Damage is not visible on exterior, but only on the inside of covers. Light crease to spine. Architectural diagrams and B&W photos throughout.


New Orleans Architecture: Volume III The Cemeteries

By Huber, Leonard; Peggy McDowell, and Mary Louise Christovich (ed.)

Gretna, LA: Pelican Publishing Co., 1974. 1st ed., 1st ptg.. Hardcover. VG-/VG. 4to. 198pp. Purple cloth covered boards with black lettering on upper board and spine. A few of the edges are bumped and the spine is slightly cocked. There is also a small ding on the face of the upper board. Dj. is rubbed along fore-edge and the joints. Signed by all three authors on title page.