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  • Craftsman Bungalowsby Gustav Stickley

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 14.95

    Best and most attractive designs from Arts and Crafts Movement publication ? 1903?1916 ? includes sketches, photographs of homes, floor plans, descriptive text. more...

  • The Autobiography of an Ideaby Louis H. Sullivan

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 14.95

    This autobiography is a fascinating look at the early creative years of the pioneering American architect and theorist called the "father of the skyscraper." Includes a wealth of projects, insights, and evaluations. 34 plates. more...

  • Barns, Sheds and Outbuildingsby Byron D. Halsted

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 11.95

    Earthy, barn-building theories of 1881 extend to dog- and bird-houses and are based upon principles that still shine brightly today: light and air, space, cost, beauty, and convenience. 257 illustrations. more...

  • Craftsman Bungalowsby Yoho & Merritt

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 10.95

    This reprint of a rare catalog, showcasing the charming simplicity and cozy style of Craftsman bungalows, is filled with photos of completed homes, plus floor plans and estimated costs. An indispensable resource for architects, historians, and illustrators. more...

  • The American Builder's Companionby Asher Benjamin

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 18.95

    The most widely used early 19th century architectural style and source book, this work ranges from the Colonial up into Greek Revival periods. Benjamin covers the extensive development of carpentry and construction techniques. Over 375 figures. more...

  • 90 Houses of the Twentiesby Jens Pedersen; Daniel D. Reiff

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 19.95

    This outstanding house plan catalog from a prominent Midwestern builder was issued on the eve of the Great Depression. Its full-color, beautifully realistic illustrations depict colonials, bungalows, duplexes, and other residences, accompanied by floor plans and detailed descriptions of interiors. A nostalgic look back at the way homes were constructed... more...

  • 1000 Turn-of-the-Century Housesby Herbert C. Chivers

    Dover Publications 2011; US$ 18.95

    A remarkable presentation of the "finished ideas of a practicing architect of high rank in his profession," this early-twentieth-century showcase of homes features a wide range of designs from a Midwest master. Reproduced from a rare edition, the work features a splendid array of dwellings, from cottages and bungalows to sprawling mansions. Each house... more...

  • Elegant Small Homes of the Twentiesby Chicago Tribune

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 14.95

    In 1927, the Chicago Tribune sponsored a competition for "trained men of talent, incorporating into the small home ideas of real worth, types of rare charm, and the best possible plans for comfort and convenience." This collection spotlights the challenge?s top results, presenting the nineteen prize-winning designs for five- and six-room houses,... more...

  • 117 House Designs of the Twentiesby Gordon-Van Tine Co.

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 14.95

    A reprint of a rare architect's catalog of 1923, presenting a full range of typical home designs of the period. Photographs, floor plans, and full descriptions of interior and exterior detailing. 345 black-and-white illustrations. more...

  • The Architecture of Country Housesby Andrew J. Downing

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 19.95

    Throughout the early Victorian period American domestic architecture was dominated by the ideas and designs of Andrew Jackson Downing who emphasized function, convenience, and concord with the environment. 321 figures. 33 architectural designs. more...