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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...

  • Georgian Architectural Designs and Detailsby Abraham Swan

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 22.95

    Among the 18th century's most influential architectural designers and writers, Abraham Swan defined many conventions of English rococo detail. This reprint of an extremely rare and classic stylebook, compiled by the English architect nearly 250 years ago, provides outstanding examples of Palladian and Georgian architecture and design in colonial America... 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...

  • Vitruvius Britannicusby Colen Campbell

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 24.95

    A consortium of British architects and their patrons rebelled against the early eighteenth century's Baroque excesses and turned instead toward the Renaissance works of Andrea Palladio for inspiration. These Neo-Palladians guided the course of British architecture toward classical principles, and the Vitruvius Britannicus (British Vitruvius) reflects... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 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...

  • 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...