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- Historic England 2015; US$ 10.19
Alston Moor is a large rural parish in Cumbria which historically both depended upon and provided important services for the agricultural and mineral industries of the North Pennines.Much of the area's settlement is dispersed among hamlets and single farmsteads. Isolated from major northern cities such as Carlisle and Newcastle by the surrounding... more...
- Dover Publications 2013; US$ 16.95
Once a seat of government as well as the private residence of its owners, the medieval castle was also a military base and stronghold for the surrounding geographical area. The development of these sturdy fortifications in England during the Middle Ages is carefully examined in this profusely illustrated book. From early chapters dealing with primitive... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 18.95
The metropolis of the future ? as perceived by architect Hugh Ferriss in 1929 ? was both generous and prophetic in vision. Largely an illustrated essay on the modern city and its future, Ferriss' book incorporated his philosophy of architecture. Includes powerful illustrations of towering structures, personal space, wide avenues, and rooftop parks.... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 16.95
Excellent reproduction of rare catalog illustrates and describes 86 different types of houses and bungalows still in evidence across America. Over 300 photographs, illustrations and floor plans with full descriptions comprise an invaluable sourcebook for study, authentication or restoration of antique articles or architecture. more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 10.95
From the late nineteenth century to the early 1920s, the Arts and Crafts Movement spread with great popularity across America. With origins in Britain, the Craftsman style was a reaction against the excesses of the Victorian era. Craftsman bungalows were distinguished by their charming simplicity, cozy style, and storybook appeal. The name was derived... more...
- 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 the Greek Revival periods. Benjamin covers the extensive development of carpentry and construction techniques, as well as the evolution of the designs for domestic and public buildings. Excellent resource for historians, architects,... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 14.95
A reprint of a rare architect's catalog of 1923, presenting a full range of home designs, from bungalows and cottages to larger, more formal dwellings, in photographs, floor plans and descriptions of interior and exterior detailing. Fascinating reading, and ideal as a reference for architects, architectural and social historians. 345 black-and-white... more...