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  • 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 English Castleby A. Hamilton Thompson

    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...

  • The Four Books of Architectureby Andrea Palladio

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 24.95

    Exemplary reprint of 16th-century classic. Covers classical architectural remains, Renaissance revivals, classical orders, more. 1738 Ware English edition. 216 plates. ". . . a new and splendid edition of what has probably been the most influential book published in the history of architecture since its first appearance in 1570." ? Art in America... more...

  • Illustrated Dictionary of Historic Architectureby Cyril M. Harris

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 24.95

    This massive compendium by a noted architectural historian contains over 2,000 line drawings, and clear, concise definitions for over 5,000 important terms relating to the architectural achievements of a great variety of world cultures, ancient to modern. Includes cutaway views, close-ups of intricate details, precisely rendered plans for many famed... more...

  • The Ten Books on Architectureby Vitruvius

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 12.95

    The oldest and most influential book ever written on architecture, this volume served as a guide to Bramante, Michelangelo, Palladio, Vignola, and countless others. It describes the classic principles of symmetry, harmony, and proportion as well as the ancients' methods, materials, and aesthetics. Authoritative translation by a distinguished Harvard... 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...

  • Designs for Street Fronts, Suburban Houses and Cottagesby M. F. Cummings; C. C. Miller

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 9.95

    Excellent sourcebook includes elevations of building fronts as well as enlarged drawings of architectural elements incorporated in these facades: residential entrances, cornices, a curved roof, dormer window, and much more. Indispensable archive for preservationists, restorationists, architectural historians, and urban archaeologists. 714 illustrations... more...