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

    Dover Publications 2011; US$ 24.95

    This magnificent volume comprises three folios, originally published between 1739 and 1771. More than 100 plates depict facades, ground plans, exterior elevations, and perspective views of grand Neo-Palladian buildings. more...

  • Masterpieces of Medieval Open Timber Roofsby Raphael Brandon; J. Arthur Brandon

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 14.95

    Excellently framed and designed, with bold, receding arches, the open timber roofs of the medieval period featured massive moldings, carved timbers, and intricate tracery. Today, these roofs are recognized for their striking beauty, rich ornamentation, and the consummate skills of the carpenters and builders who crafted them. This excellent reproduction... 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 Gargoyle Bookby Lester Burbank Bridaham; Ralph Adams Cram

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 22.95

    Amid the soaring grandeur of arches and spires lurks a more down-to-earth architectural flourish: the grinning head of a gargoyle. Singly and clustered, these intriguing creatures form as distinctive an element of Gothic architecture as the flying buttress. Nowhere are they more prominent than along the walls of French cathedrals, and this magnificently... more...

  • The Seven Lamps of Architectureby John Ruskin

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 14.95

    Classic work by great Victorian expresses his deepest convictions of the nature and role of architecture and its aesthetics. Authoritative edition includes reproductions of 14 plates of Ruskin's architectural drawings. more...

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

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 9.95

    Excellent architectural sourcebook includes street front elevations, with enlarged and detailed designs for residential entrances, cornices, a curved roof, dormer window, and much more. 714 illustrations. more...

  • Masterpieces of American Architectureby Edward Warren Hoak; Willis Humphrey Church

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 29.95

    Splendid survey of buildings from 1900 to 1930 features works by McKim, Mead & White; Pope; Platt; Gilbert; others. The Boston Public Library, Lincoln Memorial, Woolworth Building, many more. 189 photos. 77 black-and-white illustrations. more...

  • The Opulent Interiors of the Gilded Ageby Arnold Lewis; James Turner; Steven McQuillin

    Dover Publications 2016; US$ 19.95

    Best source of information and illustrations for private houses in Eastern cities during the early 1880s. Rare photographs of mansions belonging to Vanderbilt, Morgan, Grant, and many others. Extensive, informative new text. more...

  • Designing the British Post-War Homeby Fiona Fisher

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    In Designing the British Post-War Home Fiona Fisher explores the development of modern domestic architecture in Britain through a detailed study of the work of the successful Surrey-based architectural practice of Kenneth Wood. Wood?s firm is representative of a geographically distinct category of post-war architectural and design practice - that... more...

  • Medieval Graffitiby Matthew Champion

    Ebury Publishing 2015; US$ 21.14

    For centuries carved writings and artworks in churches lay largely unnoticed. So archaeologist Matthew Champion started a nationwide survey to gather the best examples. In this book he shines a spotlight on a forgotten world of ships, prayers for good fortune, satirical cartoons, charms, curses, windmills, word puzzles, architectural plans and heraldic... more...