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  • Vitruvius Britannicusby J. Badeslade; J. Rocque; John Woolfe; James Gandon

    Dover Publications 2011; US$ 24.95

    The Baroque excesses of the early eighteenth century inspired a rebellion among a consortium of British architects and their patrons. Taking their cue from the Renaissance works of Andrea Palladio, these Neo-Palladians returned the direction of British architecture toward classical principles. The Vitruvius Britannicus (British Vitruvius) reflects... 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. This volume forms his most important work. 321 figures. 33 architectural designs. Introduction. more...

  • Paris Mansions and Apartments 1893by Pierre Gelis-Didot

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 17.95

    Selected from a very rare portfolio, this volume presents exquisitely detailed engravings of Parisian apartment buildings and mansions of the late nineteenth century. Its 100 plates depict 50 buildings in the richly ornamented Beaux-Arts Classical style. These illustrations are the work of Pierre Gelis-Didot, who is celebrated for his architectural... more...

  • Bicknell's Victorian Buildingsby A. J. Bicknell

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 12.95

    Originally published as Bicknell's Village Builder and Supplement, this collection of 45 cottages, villas, houses, farms, and churches form a complete village in the authentic American Victorian style. Detailed floor plans and elevations are beautifully drawn to scale to provide modelers, woodworkers, architects, and Victorian stylists with an authentic... more...

  • The Works in Architecture of Robert and James Adamby Robert Adam; James Adam; Henry Hope Reed

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 18.95

    The Palladian style dominated British architecture for most of the 1700s, until the rise of the Adam style, which held sway for the final decades of the eighteenth century. Brothers Robert and James Adam were almost single-handedly responsible for infusing Georgian architecture with the sensibilities and elements of classical Hellenic and Latinate... more...

  • California Bungalows of the Twentiesby Henry L. Wilson

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 15.95

    Reprint of rare catalog includes front or front-angled elevations, floor plans and interior sketches for dozens of authentic bungalow designs, many unique to the California landscape. Detailed descriptions point out special features and possibilities of each design, and include estimates of costs. 231 black-and-white illustrations. more...

  • Architectural Details and Measured Drawings of Houses of the Twentiesby William A. Radford

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 15.95

    Provides details for frame houses, houses of brick, brick veneer, stucco, etc., as well as plans for barns, silos, ice houses, and other farm structures. Also includes plans for such interior features as built-in buffets and sideboards, kitchen cabinets, wardrobes, window seats, breakfast nooks, fireplaces, and more. 154 black-and-white illustrations.... more...

  • Spanish-Colonial Architecture in the United Statesby Rexford Newcomb

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 16.95

    A classic work by a distinguished architectural historian, tracing Spanish architectural influence in Florida, the Gulf Coast, Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, and California in text illustrated by 195 photographs and 50 measured drawings. Among the sites explored: St. Augustine, San Antonio, Santa Fe, Tucson, San Diego, Santa Barbara, San Juan Capistrano,... more...

  • Renaissance and Baroque Ceiling Masterpiecesby Dover

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 17.95

    The lofty painted ceilings of Europe's palaces and churches rank among the greatest treasures of the Renaissance and Baroque eras. This unique assemblage features brilliant full-color reproductions of some of the finest examples of such art. Drawn from two rare French and German portfolios of the nineteenth century, this unique volume re-creates more... more...

  • Country Houses and Seaside Cottages of the Victorian Eraby William T. Comstock

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 8.95

    44 authentic and charming designs for vacation homes in varied styles and sizes, most low-to-medium budget, including designs for a Victorian club house, pavilion, school house and a "small seaside chapel." With perspective views, elevations and floor plans. 200 illustrations. more...