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- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 50.00
With a Foreword by Roger W. Moss Although Clay Lancaster (1917-2000) established himself as an expert on New York brownstones and California bungalows, the nationally known architectural historian also spent four decades photographing architecture in his native Kentucky. Lancaster had no flash bulb, no tripod, no close-up or wide-angle lenses, but... more...
- Dover Publications 2013; US$ 14.95
With its wealth of representative styles and its emphasis on craftsmanship and exterior design, the late-Victorian era ranks among the halcyon days in American house building. This survey of the era's traditional designs?reproduced from a rare edition?offers a complete and authentic guide to faithful restorations or re-creations. A New York City-based... more...
- University Press of Mississippi 2013; US$ 30.00
Described in an 1835 bill of sale as une belle maison , the Lombard plantation house is a rare survivor. Built in the early nineteenth century as a West Indian?style residence, it was the focal point of a large plantation that stretched deep into the cypress swamps of what is now New Orleans?s Bywater neighborhood. Featuring the best Norman trussing... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2003; US$ 29.99
Surveying the past, present, and future of historic preservation in America, this book features fifteen essays by some of the most important voices in the field. A Richer Heritage will be an essential, thought-provoking guide for professionals as well as administrators, volunteers, and policy makers involved in preservation efforts. An introduction... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2006; US$ 29.99
Charleston, South Carolina, today enjoys a reputation as a destination city for cultural and heritage tourism. In A Golden Haze of Memory , Stephanie E. Yuhl looks back to the crucial period between 1920 and 1940, when local leaders developed Charleston's trademark image as "America's Most Historic City." Eager to assert the national value of their... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 8.99
The blacksmith was once crucial to village life, whether commissioned for the humblest repair, the most luxurious ironwork or even the odd anvil marriage. Occupying prime position in the village, the forge attracted custom from miles around and was a hive of industry and social interaction. David L. McDougall here describes the varied work blacksmiths... more...
- Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 2.99
Extrait : "On a beaucoup écrit, discuté, sur l'origine de l'église Saint-Sulpice : les uns font remonter son ancienneté jusqu'aux temps voisins de Charlemagne ; les autres, au contraire, lui donnent une date plus moderne ; mais convaincus, que nous sommes, du peu d'intérêt de ces sortes de questions pour le lecteur, nous nous garderons bien de suivre... more...
- Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 77.00
Wood and Wood Joints puts today?s world in touch with the diverse know-how of Western and Eastern cultures about the creative use of this distinctive material. A holistic perspective generates an appreciation of building with wood that will inform professionals, give building specialists a new sense of an almost vanished world, and simply... more...