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  • Craftsman Homesby Gustav Stickley

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 14.95

    296 architectural drawings, floor plans, and photographs illustrate 40 different kinds of "Mission-style" homes from The Craftsman (1901-16), voice of American style of simplicity and organic harmony. more...

  • 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...

  • The Metropolis of Tomorrowby Hugh Ferriss

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 18.95

    The metropolis of the future ? as perceived by architect Hugh Ferriss in 1929 ? was both generous and prophetic in vision. This illustrated essay on the modern city and its future features 59 illustrations. more...

  • 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

    From the late nineteenth century to the early 1920s, the Arts and Crafts Movement spread with great popularity across America. With origins in Britain, the Craftsman style was a reaction against the excesses of the Victorian era. Craftsman bungalows were distinguished by their charming simplicity, cozy style, and storybook appeal. The name was derived... more...

  • Orders of Architectureby R. A. Cordingley

    Dover Publications 2015; US$ 9.95

    A complete reference to the classical orders of architecture, this magnificently illustrated volume covers the Greek, Roman, and Renaissance periods. In addition to its fully representative selection of works by Italian and French Renaissance architects, the collection features a fine series of measured drawings derived from still-extant monuments... more...

  • Manhattan Moves Uptownby Charles Lockwood

    Dover Publications 2014; US$ 22.95

    Compiled from newspaper archives and richly illustrated with historic images, this fascinating chronicle traces the city's growth from Wall Street to Harlem during the period between 1783 and the early 20th century. more...

  • Canon of the Five Orders of Architectureby Giacomo Barozzi da Vignola; John Leeke; David Watkin

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 12.95

    One of history's most published architectural treatises, this Renaissance volume identifies the five orders ? Tuscan, Doric, Ionic, Corinthian, and Composite ? and illustrates them in full-page elevational detail. more...

  • Letarouilly on Renaissance Romeby John Barrington Bayley; Henry Hope Reed; David Mayernik

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 21.95

    Student's edition of Letarouilly's five-volume work brings Renaissance Rome's architectural splendors within the grasp of students and other readers. Includes plans, elevations, and details of buildings and monuments designed by Michelangelo, Peruzzi, Vignola, Bernini, others. more...

  • The Practical Builderby William Pain

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 19.95

    This 1774 guidebook was a do-it-yourself manual for those who could not afford an architect's services. Annotated, meticulously rendered engravings depict cross-sections of chimney-pieces, ceilings, cornices, and other architectural details. more...