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historic architecture: regional
Arts & Crafts Houses.
Steven Paul Whitsitt
and Tina Skinner. Nearly 300 color photos detail
the link between nature and human skill and
capture the signature architectural elements of
sixteen Arts and Crafts bungalows. This book
is a must have for Arts and Crafts followers
and Ideal for all woodworkers, glass workers,
masons, and collectors, offering insight and
design inspiration through images of built-in
cabinets, stained glass windows, brick fireplaces,
and antiques displays.
Modern American Homes: Prairie
& Craftsman Architecture.
H. V. von
Holst, editor. A faithful reprint of a 1913
classic featuring American homes and
buildings that embody “the back to nature”
movement of the times. Today, this reprint
is a treasure of over 130 houses, including
work by the venerable Frank Lloyd Wright
and Green & Green.
Size: 11" x 8 1/2" • 242 b/w photos; 188 line
The Smaller American House.
Ethel B. Power.
This books presents work by some of the early
20th century’s most notable architects, including
Wallace Neff, GeorgeWashington Smith, Eleanor
Raymond and Henry Atherton Frost. The house
styles include Classic Colonial, Spanish Revival,
Creole, and Storybook Style. Each home includes
a floor plan. Size:81/2"x11"• 100pp.130b/w
photos&105linedrawings ISBN:978-0-7643-2769-8•
of the Sears Modern Homes catalog of the
Classic American Diners: Collectible
Postcards and Matchcovers.
Preziosi. These aluminum gems, whose
metal bodies and neon signs came to
characterize modernity in the mid-20th
century, were mass produced from the
are included here, along with a history
of the diner.
Size: 11" x 8 1/2" • 339 color & 113 b/w
images •176pp.
Bridges: A Postcard History.
Geoffrey H.
Goldberg, with E. Ashley Rooney, Editor. Take a
tour through time and learn about the exciting
engineering developments that allowed the
primitive bridges of ancient man evolve to the
masterworks of today. This unique treatment is
illustrated with postcards, archival photographs,
and technical drawings and diagrams.
historic architecture: regional
Old New England Homes.
homes presented with an informative text and
245 color photos.Various aspects and angles of
the buildings are shown, in addition to the beauti-
ful frontalviews.Floorplansaregiven formanyof
the homes,making this new edition an important
book for architects and home owners alike.
Size:81/2"x11"•438photos• Index•224pp.
Architectural Details from Old New
England Homes.
3rd Edition
. Stanley Schuler.
Over 350 color and black-and-white photo-
graphs show the various architectural styles of
old New England homes with special attention
to the details. A supporting text explains the
history and significance of the style. Architec-
tural drawings provide close-up views.
Size:81/2"x11"•350+photos• Index•176pp.
New England’s Architecture by Wallace
For the first time, the lavishly illus-
trated series of “Beautiful” books for the New
England states, has been combed for the best
examples of historic architecture, sketched and
photographed by Wallace Nutting.
Size:81/2"x11"•351b/wphotos& linedrawings
The Evolution of the Cape Cod House: An
Architectural History.
Arthur P. Richmond.
Detailed history of one of America’s most popular
architectural styles-the Cape Cod house-from
its beginnings more than six centuries ago. This
study is complete with more than 600 images
detailing the interiors and exteriors of these
classic homes. A must for anyone interested in
architecture, Cape Cod, and the most admired
of American homes.
Size:9"x12"•680photos& illustrations•256pp.
Saltbox and Cape Cod Houses.
2nd Edition.
Stanley Schuler. Examples of old traditional styles
and newer adaptations. The sensible, two-story
floor plans of these New England types have
endeared them to home builders since the 1600s.
Size:81/2"x11"•276photos• Index•160pp.
The Cape Cod House.
Stanley Schuler. De-
signed for those who may wish to build their
own Cape Cod home, here are many variations
of the basic floor plan. Shows the nearly limitless
possibilities. Includes tiny single style Cape Cod
house to double, triple, modified, and “modern”
Size: 8 1/2" x 11" • 174 photos • Index • 144 pp.
• ISBN:0-916838-63-3•hardcover•$25.00
Painted Ladies: Balusters & Columns.
Robert and Lynn Gatchell. 605 color images
show thewidevarietyandcreativewaysbalusters
and columns were used to enhance the homes
in historic Oak Bluffs and Martha’s Vineyard,
Massachusetts. Restorers of old homes, preser-
vationists, students of architecture, and admirers
of Victorian style may use these photos to restore,
preserve, or even recreate the embellishments.
Painted Ladies: Corbels & Gingerbread.
Robert & Lynn Gatchell. More than 600 color
images showcases the wide variety of archi-
tectural styles and influences that encom-
passes small “tent like” cottages known as
the Painted Ladies in and around Martha’s
Vineyards. The photos provide an opportu-
nity to study the intricate patterns carpen-
ters used with little material and equipment.
Restorers, preservationists, students of archi-
tecture, and admirers of Victorian-style homes
will find this a valuable resource.
Size:81/2"x11"•606color images•160pp.
Gingerbread Gems: Victorian Architecture
of Oak Bluffs.
Arthur P. Richmond. Stroll
Martha’s Vineyard and view cozy Victorian
cottages featuring bright colors, welcoming
porches, and sumptuous decoration. Delight
in architectural details, many designed by the
prolific S.F. Pratt.
Cottages of Oak Bluffs: 20 Post-
Arthur P. Richmond. Charming
andhistoricgingerbread-stylecottages in
OakBluffs,Massachusetts. Inviting front
porches, ornate trims, and blossoming
flowerboxes on these distinguished
Martha’s Vineyard homes appear here
in twenty dynamic postcards. Cards
can be displayed in a standard frame,
detached and mailed to friends, or kept in this book as a souvenir.
Size:7"x5"•20colorpostcards• ISBN:978-0-7643-2683-7•softcover•$9.95
Early Domestic Architecture of Con-
J. Frederick Kelly. Details house
plans, framing, roofs, masonry, windows,
entrances, paneling, mantels, cupboards, stairs,
and more from houses built during the early
1600s through the 1800s. Line drawings of
moulding details.
Size: 8 1/2" x 11" • 193 b/w photos & 242 line
drawings •230pp.
Gingerbread Gems of Willimantic, Con-
Michele Palmer, photography by Lori
Garris. From tiny cottages to grand mansions,
these examples of Carpender Gothic, Queen
Anne, Stick Style, Italianate and Second Empire
architecture have made Willimantic, Connecti-
cut famous. Over 175 color images display the
high Victorian houses.
Catskill Resorts: Lost Architecture
of Paradise.
Ross Padluck. Once the
most famed resort destination of the
world, the Catskills helped shape Amer-
ican culture and history. Through 363
images, take a trip back in time to
relive the stories behind the theaters
and nightclubs, the lavish lobbies, and
the vacuous dining rooms that served
thousands of rich kosher meals each day.
Size:11"x81/2"•217color&163b/w images• Index•176pp.
Door Jams: Amazing Doors of New
York City.
Allan Markman. On the
winding “Door Tour,” hitting every stop
from hip Williamsburg to the elegant
Sutton Place, the soul of New York City
is revealed through this most unlikely
medium. The remarkable row house
doors, warehouse gates, extravagant
entryways, and even construction sites
documented here represent the people,
culture, and attitude of New York City.
Gingerbread Gems: Victorian Architecture
of Cape May.
Tina Skinner & Bruce Waters.
Gorgeous examples of Carpenter Gothic, Gothic
Revival, Italianate, Second Empire, Edwardian,
American Bracketed Villa, and Stick Styles are
found in Cape May, N.J.
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