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- Dover Publications 2013; US$ 16.00
Bridges serve a practical purpose, providing passage over rivers, valleys, roads, railroad tracks, and other obstacles to transportation. But many bridges are also works of art. This splendid archive by an expert on the history of bridges and civil engineering amply illustrates the art of good bridge design, as exemplified by ancient and modern constructions.... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 11.95
Hundreds of rare illustrations depict wide range of design alternatives for prospective homeowners and other customers of the late 19th century. While the collection includes elevations and floor plans for a variety of handsome, private residences and commercial structures, the emphasis is on architectural details ? from dormer windows to balconies.... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 13.99
Reprint of rare catalog by one of America's most successful, late-19th-century domestic architects, with more than 100 designs for 68 houses. Elevations and floor plans for custom-designed homes in the Colonial, Romanesque, and Queen Anne styles, as well as plans for verandas, summer pavilions, and barns. Invaluable to architectural historians, preservationists,... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 7.99
Reprint of rare catalog includes floor plans and elevations for 35 different residences, from a one-story seaside summer cottage ($700) to a five-story villa with over 15 rooms, furnace, gas, and "speaking tubes" ($10,000). Invaluable to preservationists, home restorers and anyone intrigued by social and economic aspects of late-Victorian life. 149... more...
- Dover Publications 2013; US$ 11.99
Over 400 photographs, floor plans, elevations, detailed drawings ? exteriors and interiors ? for over 100 structures of Prairie School period. Complemented by author's concise text. Important primary source. more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 24.00
541 beautiful full-color architectural drawings illustrating the imaginative use of brickwork and terra-cotta appliqués in Victorian revival styles, reprinted from a rare portfolio by a well-known 19th-century French architect. Includes front and side elevations, floor plans, and detailed sections. 682 illustrations. Captions. Publisher's Note. more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 15.99
Profusely illustrated study offers chronological view of Salem architecture from 1626 to 1818. Detailed descriptions and more than 250 rare illustrations of over 100 buildings ? House of the Seven Gables, the Witch House, more. more...
- Dover Publications 2013; US$ 10.99
Reprint of rare 1909 catalog features houses ranging from simple 3-room bungalows to elaborate 10- and 12-room structures with sitting rooms, libraries, parlors, and wraparound porches. For home restorers and nostalgia lovers. more...