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GROUP OF FIVE (5) REAL-PHOTO POSTCARDS OF LONGFELLOW'S WAYSIDE INN, SOUTH SUDBURY, MASSACHUSETTS,  CIRCA 1901-1907
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GROUP OF FIVE (5) REAL-PHOTO POSTCARDS OF LONGFELLOW'S WAYSIDE INN, SOUTH SUDBURY, MASSACHUSETTS, CIRCA 1901-1907

By Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth

1907. Original postcards. Fine. Undivided backs, unused, burnished albumen prints. Views of the Waywide Inn are: The Old Kitchen; The Parlor; The Washington Room; Lower Hall; Old Fashioned Garden. 3.5" x 5.5"

$35.00

GROUP OF SEVEN (7) PHOTOGRAPHS & REAL-PHOTO POSTCARDS SHOWING VARIOUS AMERICAN SCHOOLHOUSES, STUDENTS & TEACHERS,  CIRCA 1900-1910.
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GROUP OF SEVEN (7) PHOTOGRAPHS & REAL-PHOTO POSTCARDS SHOWING VARIOUS AMERICAN SCHOOLHOUSES, STUDENTS & TEACHERS, CIRCA 1900-1910.

By One-room Schoolhouses

1900. Original photographs. Very Good. Seven images. (1) RPPC labeled in ink, "The old Haines School House, N. Nottingham, N.H." (2) RPPC of 27 students and their woman teacher on the steps of their schoolhouse. (3) Photo of six students, standing and seated, their schoolhouse behind them. (4) RPPC of schoolhouse at Washington, NH. (5) Small photo of 36 sun-tanned children and woman teacher outside their schoolhouse, labeled PS 399. (6) Photo of one-room schoolhouse with belfry and outhouses, inked captioned "near Waters, Mich. Taught here 1907-1909." (7) RPPC of log cabin, captioned "Old Renfro Valley School House, Renfro Valley, KY."

$60.00

A DESCRIPTION OF ENGLAND AND WALES.  Containing a particular Account of each County, with its Antiquities, Curiosities, Situation, Figure, Extent, Climate, Rivers, Lakes, Mineral Waters, Soils, Fossils, Caverns, Plants and Minerals, Agriculture, Civil and Ecclesiastical Divisions, Cities, Towns, Palaces, Seats, Corporations, Markets, Fairs, Manufactures, Trade, Sieges, Battles, and the Lives of illustrious Men each County has produced, Embellished with two hundred and forty Copper Plates, of Palaces, Castles, Cathedrals;  the Ruins of Roman and Saxon Buildings;  and of Abbeys, Monasteries,  and other Religious Houses.  Besides a Variety of Cuts of Urns, Inscriptions, and other Antiquities.
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A DESCRIPTION OF ENGLAND AND WALES. Containing a particular Account of each County, with its Antiquities, Curiosities, Situation, Figure, Extent, Climate, Rivers, Lakes, Mineral Waters, Soils, Fossils, Caverns, Plants and Minerals, Agriculture, Civil and Ecclesiastical Divisions, Cities, Towns, Palaces, Seats, Corporations, Markets, Fairs, Manufactures, Trade, Sieges, Battles, and the Lives of illustrious Men each County has produced, Embellished with two hundred and forty Copper Plates, of Palaces, Castles, Cathedrals; the Ruins of Roman and Saxon Buildings; and of Abbeys, Monasteries, and other Religious Houses. Besides a Variety of Cuts of Urns, Inscriptions, and other Antiquities.

By Newbery & Carnan, publishers

London: Printed for Newbery and Carnan, 1769-1770. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Set of 10 volumes, octavo; complete with 240 copper plates and vignettes in the text. Bound in contemporary calf, green and red spine labels, gilt rules, decorations and lettering. Edges of several boards lightly rubbed. 7" x 4". This is quite an elaborate county-by-county treatment of the 18th-century English and Welsh countryside with its small towns, castles, monuments, Roman ruins, cathedrals, &c., with handsome copper-engraved plates of views and buildings.

$1750.00

CATALOG OF MARBLE AND SLATE STALL FITTINGS AND TRIMMINGS:  Volume II [complete in itself].
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CATALOG OF MARBLE AND SLATE STALL FITTINGS AND TRIMMINGS: Volume II [complete in itself].

By Dent Hardware Company

Fullertown, Pennsylvania: Dent Hardware Co., circa 1910s. First Edition. Softcover. Fine. 32pp with blanks for memoranda (unused); engraved illustrations throughout the text. Bound in brown wrappers, gilt lettering. 9" x 6" Contains descriptions, specifications, pictures of the hardware, and prices. [OCLC locates three holdings of this catalog: Winterthur, Phila Athenaeum, SMU.]

$25.00

MAJESTIC COAL WINDOWS, UNDERGROUND GARBAGE RECEIVERS, BUILDING SPECIALTIES
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MAJESTIC COAL WINDOWS, UNDERGROUND GARBAGE RECEIVERS, BUILDING SPECIALTIES

By Majestic Company

Huntington, Indiana: Majestic Company, circa 1930s. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 24pp; illustrations from drawings and photographs throughout the text. Bound in printed tan wrappers. 10.75" x 8" Contains descriptions, pictures, and specifications for the company's coal windows, coal chutes, underground garbage storage, fireplace dampers, rubbish burners, manhole doors, cellar wall grates, Regiseat heaters, etc.

$60.00

THE COMPLETE LINE:  CAPITOL BOILERS AND UNITED STATES RADIATORS
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THE COMPLETE LINE: CAPITOL BOILERS AND UNITED STATES RADIATORS

By United States Radiator Corporation

Detroit: United States Radiator Corp., 1914. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 208pp; illustrated throughout. Contains descriptions, specifications, and prices. Small boss of Atlantic County Historical Society on second leaf. Bound in printed brown wrappers. 7.25" x 4.5" Features steam and water radiators for commercial and residential use. [OCLC locates only the Canadian Centre for Architecture holding of this trade catalog.]

$45.00

GAS GRATES:  Illustrated Catalogue No. 80.  A Complete Assortment of All Kinds of Grates for Burning Manufactured or Natural Gas  [with]  Revised Price List Applying to Catalogue No. 80:  Gas Steam Radiators, Odorless Gas Grates, Gas Logs, etc.
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GAS GRATES: Illustrated Catalogue No. 80. A Complete Assortment of All Kinds of Grates for Burning Manufactured or Natural Gas [with] Revised Price List Applying to Catalogue No. 80: Gas Steam Radiators, Odorless Gas Grates, Gas Logs, etc.

By Dawson Bros.

Chicago: Dawson Bros., circa 1910. First Editions. Softcover. Two items. pp: 48; 12; illustrated throughout from photographs, with descriptions, specifications, and prices. Bound in original wrappers. Catalogue No. 80 has occasional light wear and slight discoloration, 5.25" x 8.25". The revised price list is near fine condition, 5.25" x 7.5".

$50.00

SELLING THE DWELLING:  The Books that Built America's Houses, 1775-2000.  Published to accompany the exhibition Selling the Dwelling at The Grolier Club, New York, December 11, 2013 through February 7, 2014.
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SELLING THE DWELLING: The Books that Built America's Houses, 1775-2000. Published to accompany the exhibition Selling the Dwelling at The Grolier Club, New York, December 11, 2013 through February 7, 2014.

By Cheek, Richard

New York: Grolier Club, 2013. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 288pp; illustrated throughout in full color. Bound in blue cloth, gilt spine lettering, pictorial endpapers, pictorial dust wrapper. 12.25" x 9.5". Laid in is a four-page, printed index and list of errata. One of 1500 copies printed by Puritan Capital. Designed by Julia Sedykh.

$75.00

SAVE ONE-THIRD OF YOUR COAL BILL:  CROCKER WASTE HEAT RADIATORS.  Factory at Foxborough, Mass.  [cover title]
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SAVE ONE-THIRD OF YOUR COAL BILL: CROCKER WASTE HEAT RADIATORS. Factory at Foxborough, Mass. [cover title]

By Massachusetts Fuel Saving Radiator Company

Boston: Massachusetts Fuel Saving Radiator Co., (1913). First Edition. Softcover. Fine. 20pp; four product illustrations. Bound in printed yellow wrappers. 6" x 3.5". Laid in is a handwritten letter (ALS) on pictorial company letterhead, offering to sell the recipient a used radiator for $ 7, or a new one for $12, &c. Signed by A.C. Swift. "Save one-third of your Coal Bill by using the heat that goes up the chimney. Note: These radiators can be installed in from three to four hours, and whlle the fire is burning." [Unrecorded by WorldCat.]

$35.00

THE ILLUSTRATED ANNUAL REGISTER OF RURAL AFFAIRS AND CULTIVATOR ALMANAC FOR 1855,  Containing brief and practical suggestions for the consideration of the Farmer and Horticulturist, embellished with One Hundred and Twenty Engravings, including Houses, Farm-buildings, Implements, Domestic Animals, Fruits, Flowers, &c., &c.
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THE ILLUSTRATED ANNUAL REGISTER OF RURAL AFFAIRS AND CULTIVATOR ALMANAC FOR 1855, Containing brief and practical suggestions for the consideration of the Farmer and Horticulturist, embellished with One Hundred and Twenty Engravings, including Houses, Farm-buildings, Implements, Domestic Animals, Fruits, Flowers, &c., &c.

By Thomas, John Jacobs

Albany, New-York: Luther Tucker, Office of the Cultivator, 1855. First Edition. Softcover. Good . 144pp; many building elevations and floor-plans, landscape designs. drawings of livestock, and illustrated ads. Bound in pictorial wrappers, 7" x 4.5". Wear to spine ends, lower corner of first few leaves gnawed, no text loss.

$40.00

"RELIANCE" HYDRO-PNEUMATIC WATER SYSTEM:  Fire Protection and Superior Water Service.
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"RELIANCE" HYDRO-PNEUMATIC WATER SYSTEM: Fire Protection and Superior Water Service.

By Brackett, Shaw and Lunt

Boston: Brackett, Shaw & Lunt Co., circa 1910. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 31pp; contains many photographic views of residences and other buildings served by a Reliance Water System, along with several dozen photo-engraved views of pumps, tanks, electric motors, oil and gasoline engines, deep well heads, pumping devices, etc. Bound in embossed brown wrappers. 10" x 7"

$60.00

HOUSEHOLD ELEGANCIES:  Suggestions in Household Art and Tasteful Room Decorations.
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HOUSEHOLD ELEGANCIES: Suggestions in Household Art and Tasteful Room Decorations.

By Jones, Mrs. C.S. and Henry T. Williams

New York: Henry T. Williams, 1877. Fourth Edition. Original Cloth. Very Good. pp: 300, (1) index, (7) publisher's illustrated ads; decorated title-page, illustrations throughout the text, some full-page. Bound in decorated blue cloth, stamped in black and gilt, brown coated endpapers. Clean and sound. 8.5" x 5.75"

$75.00

A HOME FOR ALL, OR THE GRAVEL WALL AND OCTAGON MODE OF BUILDING:  New, Cheap, Convenient, Superior and Adapted to Rich and Poor.
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A HOME FOR ALL, OR THE GRAVEL WALL AND OCTAGON MODE OF BUILDING: New, Cheap, Convenient, Superior and Adapted to Rich and Poor.

By Fowler, O.S.

New York: Fowler & Wells, 1856. copyright 1853. Original Cloth. Good . pp: 192, (12) publisher's ads; two frontispiece views and two floor-plans printed in sepia, 32 figures (mostly floor-plans) in the text. Bound in blind-stamped decorated cloth, gilt view of a residence on the cover; tips rubbed, spine covering peeled off, otherwise a sound volume. 7.5" x 5"

$125.00

OCTAGON BUILDINGS IN NEW YORK STATE.  From information and photographs supplied by Stephen R. Leonard, Jr.  Foreword by Carl Carmer.
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OCTAGON BUILDINGS IN NEW YORK STATE. From information and photographs supplied by Stephen R. Leonard, Jr. Foreword by Carl Carmer.

By New York / Rounds, Ruby M.

Cooperstown: NY State Historical Assn, 1954. Revised & Enlarged Edition. Original Wrappers. Very Good. 22pp; 8 illustrations from photographs. Bound in gray wrappers, stamped in green. Short notation inked inside cover. 9" x 6"

$45.00

ARCHITECTURAL SHEET METAL ORNAMENTS:  Catalog K.
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ARCHITECTURAL SHEET METAL ORNAMENTS: Catalog K.

By Miller & Doing

Brooklyn, N.Y.: Miller & Doing, Inc., (1932). First Edition. Cloth-backed printed wrappers. Very Good. 80pp; illustrated throughout from photographs, including dimensions and prices. Bound in pictorial, cloth-backed stiff wrappers. "Price List No. 15 of Half Balls" stapled inside cover. 11" x 8.5". Laid in is a detailed notice from the Company, stating that this 1932 catalog is still in good supply and has not been superseded.

$40.00

THE HOUSE:  A MANUAL OF RURAL ARCHITECTURE;  or, How to Build Country Houses and Out-buildings;
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THE HOUSE: A MANUAL OF RURAL ARCHITECTURE; or, How to Build Country Houses and Out-buildings;

By Jacques, D.H.

New York: Geo. E. Woodward, 1869. Revised & Enlarged Edition. Original Cloth. Very Good. pp: 176, (4)publisher's ads; 123 plans and views, some full-page; "Just published" ad for Woodward's National Architect printed on pink stock and inserted after title-page. Bound in green cloth, gilt-decorated spine title, yellow endpapers. 7.5" x 4.75" [OCLC locates three holdings: Wesleyan U, Peabody Essex Mus, Penn State.]

$95.00

THE HOME LIBRARY:  Appleton's Home Books.
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THE HOME LIBRARY: Appleton's Home Books.

By Penn, Arthur

New York: D. Appleton , 1883. First Edition. Original Cloth. Good . pp: 154, (12) publisher's ads; ads for furniture & fixtures inside both covers. Bound in decorated and pictorial brown cloth, stamped in red, blue and black; spine darkened, streak on cover along with a label, "Printing Office Copy." 7.75" x 5" Chapters include: A Plea for the Best Books; On the Library and its Furniture; On Book Binding; On the Making of Scrap Books; On Diaries and Family Records; &c.

$75.00

CATHEDRALS OF ENGLAND
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CATHEDRALS OF ENGLAND

By Farrar, Frederic W. and others

NY: Thomas Whittaker, 1894. First US Edition. Pictorial Cloth. Very Good. 351pp; many plates and illustrations in the text. Gilt-pictorial dark green cloth, top edges gilt; slight mottling to covers, traces of foxing; "Christmas 1893" gift inscription. 7.5" x 5" Farrar was Archbishop and Canon of Westminster.

$30.00

NIAGARA HOUSE:  Open Summer and Winter.  Niagara Falls, N.Y.  Joseph V. Carr, Proprietor.  Two Dollars per Day.
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NIAGARA HOUSE: Open Summer and Winter. Niagara Falls, N.Y. Joseph V. Carr, Proprietor. Two Dollars per Day.

By New York, Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls: Joseph V. Carr, circa 1870. First Edition. Printed self-wrappers. Very Good. Palm card, 4pp, printed on pale-pink card stock; woodcut view of Niagara House on the back. Promotional text, in part: "The Niagara House is one of the oldest established hotels at Niagara Falls....located on Main Street at a proper distance from the depot, so that guests are not annoyed at night by the ringing of bells....The Niagara House is within one minute's walk of the Rapids and Falls, and directly in front of the magnificent Grove at the American end of the New Suspension Bridge...." Also lists Places of Interest in and about Niagara Falls, Facts About Niagara, and Table of Distances from Niagara Falls to various places. The woodcut is by Courier Co., Buffalo. Slight glue remnant along spine. 4.75" x 2.75" [Not seen in Dow, Anthology & Bibliography of Niagara Falls. Unrecorded by WorldCat.]

$50.00

DECKER'S:  WE SPECIALIZE IN SASH, DOORS, MILLWORK
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DECKER'S: WE SPECIALIZE IN SASH, DOORS, MILLWORK

By Decker

Springfield, MA: Decker's, ca. 1940s. First Edition. Spiral-bound stiff wrappers. Very Good. pp: vi, 114; illus throughout from photographs and drawings. This catalog details many wood products for the home-builder and architect, including: Balusters, Cabinets, Cedar Closets, China Cabinets, Doors, Frames, Hardware, Mantels, Sashes, Shutters, Stairs, Windows, &c. 8" x 5.5"

$25.00

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