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  • Small Houses of the Twentiesby Roebuck and Co. Sears

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 16.95

    Excellent reproduction of rare catalog describes 86 different houses and bungalows in over 300 photographs, illustrations, and floor plans. Text provides complete descriptions. 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 American Vignolaby William R. Ware

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 18.95

    This includes tables of the Classical Orders, measured drawings of monuments, and practical instruction on classical design. 304 illustrations. 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...

  • 101 Classic Homes of the Twentiesby McHenry & Baker Co. Harris

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 14.95

    Authentic plan book advertises homes chosen for aesthetic appeal, convenience, and economy of construction. Ranging in scale from lavish to modest, each model appears with detailed floor plans, measurements, and a photograph of completed dwelling. more...