Hardcover. NY, Oxford University Press, 1st, 2014, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Hardcover, 267 pages. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on title page. From 1807 to 1851, two ordinary women, Charity Bryant and Sylvia Drake lived openly together as a married couple in Weybridge, Vermont. The story of these two women reveals that early America was both more diverse and more accommodating than modern society imagines. Clean, bright copy.
Hardcover. New York, Hastings House, 1st, 1963, Book: Good, Dust Jacket: Good, Hardcover, 574 pages. Nearly 400 photographs pictures 345 still standing houses of worship ranging from English medieval Gothic to classical Georgian, most of them pinpointed on 15 maps. Blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine and front cover. Dust jacket with minor edge wear. Original blue slip case, edge wear at bottom and opening edge. previous owner's inscription in front. Otherwise a clean, tight and crisp copy.
Hardcover. Cambridge MA, Cambridge City Council/Charles Sever, 1st, 1881, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Hardcover, 163 pages, 9 b&w plates. Brown cloth with dark brown and gilt decoration. Top edge gilt. Bright, clean copy with just a little edgewear to rear cover edge.
Hardcover. Boston, American Tract Society, 1st, 1905, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, 416 pages, hardcover. Stamped boards with gilt titling to spine and front panel. An account of life in the Philippines before American exploitation. Inscription to previous owner on front flyleaf. Age toning to top text block. Bumped corners. Mild rubbing and edgewear to boards, mostly to spine. Frontispiece intact. A bright and tight copy.
Softcover. London, 1849, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, This is 64 page extract from a larger volume (pages 443 - 506), possibly London Magazine. This is the original printing and features 4 fold-out plans and illustrations, all in excellent condition. Bound in a clear acetate folder.
Hardcover. Boston, L. C. Page & Co., 1st impression, 1912, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, 243 pages, b&w illustrations, illustrated end paper. Gray covers w/ gilt lettering and design. Gilt top edge. Rough-cut pages. Light edge wear to covers. Sticker inside front cover. Else a very clean, tight copy.
Hardcover. New Haven CT, Yale University Press, 1st, 1977, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Two volume set. 575 pages, 63 b&w illustrations. Latrobe (1764-1820), English-born architect of the United States Capitol under Jefferson, Madison, and Monroe, set the course for a vast amount of nineteenth-century American architecture with such works as the Capitol, the Bank of Pennsylvania, and the Baltimore Cathedral. A pioneering engineer as well, he designed the nation"s first comprehensive steam-powered waterworks in Philadelphia. Latrobe combined his professional concerns with an astonishing range of other interests and an acutely ob- servant eye. His papers form one of the finest existing literary and pictorial descriptions of the young republic.