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- Nomad Press 2010; US$ 5.50
Taking young readers on a journey back in time, this dynamic new series showcases various aspects of colonial life, from people and clothing to homes and food. Each book contains creative illustrations, interesting facts, highlighted vocabulary words, end-of-book challenges, and sidebars that help children understand the differences between modern... more...
- University Press of Mississippi 2010; US$ 35.00
As preservationist Mary Carol Miller talked with Mississippians about her books on lost mansions and landmarks, enthusiasts brought her more stories of great architecture ravaged by time. The twenty-seven houses included in her new book are among the most memorable of Mississippi's vanished antebellum and Victorian mansions. The list ranges from... more...
- TeamBees 2009; US$ 28.00
An elegant coffee-table book, this collection of exquisite artistic illustrations of Chicago’s eminent architecture includes hand-sketched ink line drawings and digitally colored renderings presented in amazing quality and detail. Not only a refined gift or must-have, high-value souvenir from Chicago, this book is also a quality reference book... more...
- D & M Publishers 2012; US$ 37.95
Arthur Erickson, Canada's pre-eminent philosopher architect, was renowned internationally for his innovative approach to landscape, his genius for spatial composition, and his epic vision of architecture for people. Among his most celebrated large-scale works are three that helped to define Vancouver's urban landscape: Simon Fraser University, on... more...
- Summersdale 2007; US$ 7.99
Sam and Bud were ordinary first-time home buyers in their early thirties. Their intention, in moving to France, was to create a simple life in a place where they could spend time with their children. The home they actually bought was a 17th century chateau in the Loire valley with more than 30 rooms. Chateau Du Bonchamps had been the seat... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2010; US$ 50.00
During the twentieth century some forty of Suffolk's finest country houses vanished forever. This book relates their tragic stories, with lavish use of engravings, images and pictures to bring to life what has now gone forever. It offers an account of each house and includes an introductory section, covering the economic and social circumstances... more...
- University of Tennessee Press 2012; US$ 29.95
Drawing on more than four decades of research, Tennessee Log Buildings examines one of the Volunteer State’s most precious—and fast-disappearing—traditions. From the pioneer era through the mid–twentieth century, folk builders in Tennessee used logs to construct cabins, barns, other outbuildings, schools, and churches. In warm,... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 34.95
In the late Qing dynasty (1644-1911) a Chinese merchant named Huang built a house for his family in a small, remote village in the southeastern region of Huizhou in China's Anhui Province. He named the house Yin Yu Tang. For seven generations, members of the Huang family ate, slept, laughed, cried, married, and gave birth in the house. By the mid-1990s,... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2013; US$ 60.00
For more than thirty years, the architectural research department at Colonial Williamsburg has engaged in comprehensive study of early buildings, landscapes, and social history in the Chesapeake region. Its painstaking work has transformed our understanding of building practices in the colonial and early national periods and thereby greatly enriched... more...