Hardcover. NA, By Subscription, 1825, Book: Fair, Dust Jacket: None, 431 pages. Brown leather covers. Spine with chipping and creases to gilt decoration. Black & white illustrations, including 1 fold-out. Previous owners name stamped on preliminary page. Light to moderate foxing throughout. Front cover detached.
Hardcover. Woodstock, New York, The Overlook Press, 1st, 1981, Book: Near Fine, Dust Jacket: Near Fine, Encyclopedic volume featuring the historical evolution of American homes. Hardcover, 320 pages. Over 1000 black/white illustrations, including architectural plans for each variety of home discussed. Cloth bound book is in near fine condition, only flaw on the dust jacket is a small blue ink stain on the front.
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. York, George Shumway, 1st, 1978, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Fair, 71 pages. Hardcover. Black & white illustrations. Stain along dust jacket spine and edge of front and rear dust jacket cover. No slipcase. Clean, tight copy.
Hardcover. Hallowell, Glazier, 1st Thus, 1826, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, 582 pages. Hardcover. Full leather. Leather cracked along outer hinges - binding cloth and twine still firm. Covers with darkening along edges, small areas of rubbing. Title in gilt on spine label - label with chip missing at top right corner. Rough surface to spine leather. Standard darkening/spotting to pages. 2 small chips missing from corners of preliminary pages. Clean, unmarked text. Pictures available.
Hardcover. Chicago, IL, University of Chicago Press, 1st, 1987, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, 171 pages. Hardcover with dust jacket. Minor foxing to front flyleaf. An otherwise clean, unmarked copy. Black and white photographs throughout. SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON FRONT FLYLEAF.
Hardcover. Troy NY, William H. Young, 1st, 1876, Book: Good, Dust Jacket: None, 400 pages. Hardcover. Previous owners name on inside front cover. Features black & white illustrations and fold-out maps. Short tear and wrinkle along bottom of fold-out map ('View from corner of Second & Congress Streets 1824') between pages 144-145. Leather covers with rubbing and peeling along edges. Bit of chipping to title label on spine. Clean, unmarked text.
Hardcover. New York, Doubleday, Page, and Company, 1st, 1925, Book: Fair, Dust Jacket: None, Volume to accompany the American Wing of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. 302 pp. Features 20 color plates in addition to 217 other black/white illustrations (mostly photographs). Covers beginnings of New England through the Early Days of the Republic. Development of Interior Architecture and House Decoration from craftsmen influenced by old world style and the evolution.Shows significant wear due to age and water damage. Discoloration throughout, though text still entirely legible and color still vivid in the plates. Edges show significant wear as well. Prior owner's name and date (1929) written in ink twice inside the cover.
Hardcover. New York, George Braziller, 1st, 1974, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Good, 189 pages. Hardcover. Black & white illustrations. Dust jacket with spine fading, light wear at corners, edges. Clean, tight copy.
Hardcover. Hartfort CT, privately printed, 1st, 1881, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Hardcover, 11 page introduction plus 93 pages, green cloth with black rules, lettering. One of only 250 copies. Previous owner's bookplate on inside front cover, otherwise very good.
Hardcover. Boston, Museum of Fine Arts, 1st, 1962, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Two hardcover volumes, quarto, 337 + 352 pages., indices, well illustrated in color and b&w. Organized by academic artists, folk artists, visiting foreign artists and artists of the Civil War, with detail biographical information on the artists, this has become an indispensable reference work. near fine copies in gilt decorated gray boards with terra-cotta cloth spines. Clean copies.
Hardcover. Boston, Thomas and Andrews, Abridged, 1798, Book: Fair, Dust Jacket: None, 388 pages. Hardcover. Printing date: June, 1798. "An Abridgment of the American Gazetteer..." Previous owners name on rear endpaper. All pages darkened with varied amounts of foxing. Fold-out map at front separated at fold. Leather covers with heavy wear, chipped at top and bottom of spine. Corners rubbed, bumped.
Hardcover. Washington, D.C., Government Printing Office, 1st, 1903, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, 347 pages. Includes Natick to English, and English to Natick dictionaries. Dark green cloth covers, introduction by Edward Everett Hale, section of abbreviations. Rubbing and light edgewear to covers, pages crisp and unmarked, stiff binding; overall, a very clean, tight copy in great condition.
Softcover. Washington and Lee University, 1st, 2005, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Softcover, 100 pages. The 2005 issue, Volume 12, of Perspectives in Vernacular Architecture: The Journal of the Vernacular Architecture Forum contains the articles: "Selling Domestic Space: The Boarding House in the Southern Mountains" by Michael Ann Williams; "La Casa Alamense: The Mexican Hacienda as Urban Dwelling" by John Messina; "Unraveling the Benjamin Deyerle Legend: An Analysis of Mid-Nineteenth-Century Brickwork in the Roanoke Valley of Virginia" by Michael J. Pulice; "Orson S. Fowler and a Home for All: The Octagon House in the Midwest" by Rebecca Lawin McCarley; and "Roadside Shrines and Granite Sketches: Diversifying the Vernacular Landscape of Memory" by David Charles Sloane.
Hardcover. Newport VT, Vermont Civil War Enterprises, Reprint, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, 2 Hardcover Volumes. Reprint from early 2000's. Volume 1 - 455 pages. Hardcover. Imitation red leather covers. Gilt titles on spine and cover. Related article laid in. Previous owner's pencil inscription on front end paper has been erased. Otherwise clean, tight copy. Volume 2 - 408 pages. Hardcover. Imitation red leather covers. Gilt titles on spine and cover. Previous owner's pencil inscription on front end paper has been erased. Some pencil markings throughout. Otherwise clean, tight copy.
Hardcover. New York, Pantheon, 1st, 1948, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, 300 pages, b&w illustrations. Title on spine: "The American Art Museum". Blue cloth, gilt title, no dust jacket. Light wear to edges and spine, slight foxing to top edge, else a very nice, tight, clean copy.
Hardcover. Troy NY, William H. Young, 1st, 1891, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, 453 pages. Hardcover, dark green covers stamped in black. Previous owners name on preliminary page. Black & white illustrations. One fold-out city view. Title in gilt on spine. Cloth covers with areas of light surface rubbing. Clean, unmarked text.
Hardcover. Washington, Government Printing Office, 1st, 1892, Book: Good, Dust Jacket: None, 1000 pages. Black cloth cover, worn and soiled. Corners and edges of spine are bumped. Minor foxing on front endpaper. Front flyleaf has small tear, but no part of the page is missing. Pages untrimmed. Diverse topics include the history of sheep husbandry in the U. S. and a record of the sheep industry in Eastern and Western states. Inside is bright and clean, with 96 b&w plates depicting various sheep breeds and farms, also b&w statistic charts throughout. A nice copy.
Hardcover. Boston, Briggs and Co., 1887, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Hardcover, 352 pages, includes many ads with line illustrations. Black cloth spine with ad-illustrated cardboard covers, chipping to the paper covering the boards at edges. Otherwise clean, solid.