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The Modern Architect, by Edward ShawThe Modern Architect, by Edward Shaw. 208 pages, softbound book. Rare book by influential 19th-century American architect includes general survey of architecture, specific characteristics of Egyptian, Greco-Roman, Gothic, other styles. Also, arrangement and construction of dwelling-houses and buildings in general. Over 200 plans, elevations and renderings. New Introduction. ADD369-$15.00

The Architect, or Practical House Carpenter (1830), by Asher BenjaminThe Architect, or Practical House Carpenter (1830), by Asher Benjamin, 1989. 8.5x11”, 192 pages, softbound: The superbly illustrated and detailed handbook that popularized the use of classic Greek architectural style in America in the early and middle 1800s. 271 illustrations. ADD2269-$17.00

Sturgis' Illustrated Dictionary of Architecture and Building Volume 1 (A-E), by Russell Sturgis, et alSturgis' Illustrated Dictionary of Architecture and Building Volume 1 (A-E), by Russell Sturgis, et al. 700 pages, softbound book. ADD362-$20.00

Sturgis' Illustrated Dictionary of Architecture and Building Volume 2 (F-N), by Russell SturgisSturgis' Illustrated Dictionary of Architecture and Building Volume 2 (F-N), by Russell Sturgis, et al. 616 pages, softbound book. ADD363-$20.00

Sturgis' Illustrated Dictionary of Architecture and Building Volume 3 (O-Z), by Russell SturgisSturgis' Illustrated Dictionary of Architecture and Building Volume 3 (O-Z), by Russell Sturgis, et al. 540 pages, softbound book. ADD364-$20.00

Illustrated Dictionary of Historic Architecture, by Cyril M. Harris. 592 pages, softbound book. ADD361-$20.00

Pictorial Encyclopedia of Historic Architectural Plans, Details and Elements, by John Theodore Haneman. 142 pages, softbound book. ADD365-$7.00

A Concise Dictionary of Architectural Terms, by John Henry Parker. 352 pages, softbound book. ADD360-$17.00

Barns, Sheds and Outbuildings: A Practical Guide, by Byron D. HalstedBarns, Sheds and Outbuildings: A Practical Guide, by Byron D. Halsted, 2007. 240 pages, 5.5x8.5", softbound book. Accompanied by more than 250 illustrations, Halsted's environmentally sensitive manual was written with the farmer in mind--and during a time when a laborer earned a mere dollar a day. His barn-building theories extend to dog- and bird-houses, and are based upon qualities we still hold dear: light and air, space, cost, and beauty, as well as permanence, convenience, and workability. This facsimile edition of the 1881 book of plans and instructions will engage the reader with its anecdotal style. Nearly 100 structures span the gamut of farm buildings: from monumental barns--four stories high and covering nearly an acre, to lowly hen coops and root cellars. The particulars of their construction, recounted in simple and practical terms, tell a timeless tale of life lived amid the changing seasons and the natural world. ADD2183-$12.00

An American Builder's Companion, by Benjamin. 8.5x11", 114 pages, softbound book. ADD353-$17.00

Victorian Ornamental Carpentry, by Karp. approx. 8x11", 144 pages, softbound book. ADD350-$15.00

Restoring Antique Furniture, A Complete Guide, by Richard A. Lyons. 144 pages, softbound book. ADD386-$13.00

Pictorial Encyclopedia of Decorative Ironwork, by Durenne. 128 pages, softbound book. ADD374-$13.00 See Also Iron Clip Art

Easy-to-Make Arts and Crafts Lamps and Shades, by Adams. 96 pages, softbound book. ADD384-$7.00

How to Make Mission Style Lamps and Shades, by Popular Mechanics Co. 128 pages, softbound book. ADD385-$8.00

Concrete, Masonry and Brickwork, by U. S. Department of the Army. 320 pages, softbound book. ADD367-$19.00

Roberts' Illustrated Millwork Catalog, by Roberts & Co. A Sourcebook of Turn-of-the-Century Architectural Woodwork, 416 pages, softbound book. ADD373-$7.00

wholesale price eligibleSlowing the March of Time Preserving and PROTECTING Items of Historical Significance, by Carrie Ann Cook, 1999, 2000. 5½x8½", 12 pages, softbound book, written with the family historian in mind. General and specific tips for preserving a wide variety of items, addresses the problems of disaster and recreating as well. G541-2 order 2 at $4.00 each. Further discounts available for large quantities. G541-1-$5.00 Also available on disk. | Free Website Edition or Smashwords Edition $2.99

Historical Buildings Preservation Briefs #1-14.  US Department of the Interior/National Park Service, et al, 1998.  8½x11", each brief saddle stitch softbound.  This classic package addresses many issues and topics and parallel the early history of the NPS preservation program.  These briefs can only be purchased as a set. AD789-$20.00

Shelters, Shacks, and Shanties: The Classic Guide to Building Wilderness Shelters, by D. C. Beard, 2004. 256 pages, 5.5x8.5", softbound book. This excellent hands-on guide by one of the founders of the Boy Scouts of America contains a wealth of practical instruction and advice on how to build everything from a bark teepee and a tree-top house to a log cabin and a sod house. No professional architects are needed here; and knowing how to use an axe is more important than possessing carpentry skills. More than 300 of the author's own illustrations and a clear, easy-to-follow text enable campers to create such lodgings as half-cave shelters, beaver mat huts, birch bark shacks, over-water camps, a Navajo hogan, and a pole house. Additional chapters provide information on how to use an axe, split and notch logs, make a fireplace, and even build appropriate gateways to log houses, game preserves, ranches, and other open areas. An invaluable book for scouts, campers, hikers, and hunters of all ages, this guide and its fascinating collection of outdoor lore "still has intrinsic value," said Whole Earth Magazine, and will be of keen interest to any modern homesteader. ADD2182-$10.00

Tools and Their Uses, by U. S. Bureau of Naval Personnel. 180 pages, softbound book. ADD371-$11.00 More Tools

Victorian Wooden Molding and Frame Designs, by Morell. 9x12", 208 pages, softbound book. ADD351-$17.00

Victorian Woodturnings and Woodwork, by Blumer & Kuhn Stair Co. approx. 8x11", 144 pages, softbound book. ADD352-$15.00

Early Mission-Style Woodworking Projects, by Edward F. Worst. 80 pages, softbound book. ADD383-$10.00

A Manual of Veneering, by Villiard. 174 pages, softbound book. ADD387-$10.00

Victorian Brick and Terra-Cotta Architecture in Full Color, by Pierre Chabat. approx. 9x12", 168 pages, softbound book. ADD358-$30.00

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