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  • Smaller Houses of the 1920sby Ethel B. Power

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 12.95

    From a peak era in American domestic architecture comes this survey of homes from across the country. Its wealth of styles features both new American designs and traditional European-inspired buildings of wood, stucco, concrete, brick, and stone. The 130 captioned black-and-white illustrations and 55 floor plans offer external and internal views for... 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...

  • Lectures on Architecture, Volume Iby Eugene-Emmanuel Viollet-le-Duc

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 29.95

    Volume 1 of an unabridged reprint of extremely influential work by great 19th-century architect, champion of the Gothic Revival. Coverage of Greek and Roman architecture, Byzantine architecture, teaching of architecture, monumental sculpture, domestic architecture, much more. Over 230 engravings and woodcuts (most by Viollet-le-Duc) enhance the text.... more...

  • Early Domestic Architecture of Connecticutby J. Frederick Kelly

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 29.95

    Very thorough examination of style, construction; many measured drawings. 150 houses, 1650 to 1800. 434 illus. 210pp of 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...

  • 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...

  • Form and Design in Classic Architectureby Arthur Stratton

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 24.95

    Informative, readable text and 100 handsome illustrations profile the relationship of exterior and interior elements in the creation of architectural unity. Dozens of edifices by renowned architects receive detailed, coherent analysis. more...

  • American Country Houses of the Thirtiesby Lewis A. Coffin

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 12.95

    About 1912, a renaissance of interest in early American architecture occurred that claimed the attention of a broad cross-section of the culture. It was demonstrated not only by being a popular topic in books and magazines, but also by the public's passion for collecting American antique furniture, and by students and architects traveling through... 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...