London: Country Life Ltd, 1929. Hardcover. Quarto. Black cloth spine with grey cloth boards. Gilt title to spine and black and gilt title label to front cover. Front hinge cloth is split, but board remains attached. Soiling to front cover. Bookcloth on rear cover is lifting where the grey cloth meets the black cloth spine. Fading and some discolored spots to spine. Pen inscription to front endpaper, else clean interior. Filled with black and white photographic illustrations. Interior hinges are starting. 196 pages. DEC/102618. Very Good.
New York: Rizzoli, 1981. Hardcover. Navy blue cloth boards with white title to spine and front cover. Minor wear to edges of boards and corners. Rubbing and a few scuff marks to covers. A few splits to binding; although, all pages remain bound. Clean interior. Filled with photographic images and diagrams. No jacket. 400 pages. ARCH/102618. Very Good.
London: The Architectural Press, 1981. Paperback. Second edition. This new edition includes an index. "The first part [of this book] is an Owner's Handbook which explains briefly teh unique qualities of Edinburgh's New Town and the efforts being made to repair and maintain the buildings, then, with the help of illustrations adn charts, the book identifies the weak spots which need regular attention" (foreword). Brown paper wrappers with white spine panel titled in black. Minor wear to edges of covers. Size: Quarto. 225 pages. ARCH/102618. Very Good.
Celiv; Gruppo Editoriale, 1990. Hardcover. Black cloth boards with embossed title to spine. Minor fading to spine. Several splits to binding, making it loose - although, all pages remain bound. Filled with color photographic illustrations. In color illustrated dust jacket with black spine panel titled in white. Chipping, closed tears, and wear to jacket. Large quarto. May require an extra shipping fee. 228 pages. ARCH/102618. Very Good / Very Good.
New York: The Vendome Press, 1979. Hardcover. With 245 black and white illustrations and 46 color plates. "The most beautiful [French houses] were chosen and photographed by the editors of Realites, adn among these most are here being reproduced in book form for the first time. To bring them to life, Claude Fregnac and Wayne Andrews have prepared a colorful and amusing text that is a capsule social history of Paris through the centuries, as well as a history of architecture and decoration" (jacket). Brown cloth boards with gilt title to spine and front board. Minor wear to edges of boards and bumping to corners. Clean and bright overall with small dampstain to top margin of some pages. In an illustrated dust jacket with white spine panel titled in black. Minor chipping and wear to edges of jacket. Evidence of dampstain to top of spine panel of jacket and small drip mark to bottom of spine panel. 280 pages. ARCH/102618. Very Good / Very Good.
Antique Collectors' Club, 1984. Hardcover. Originally published by Country Life in 1955. "[These volumes] are important for the discussion of the house in its setting and the design of the interiors. The house is examined as a while and not just a series of elevations and plans. Sensible as the approach may seem it is not one that is universally adopted by other authors. The Country House series is not only a source of excellent information but makes fascinating reading. It remains the standard work" (jacket). Greenish grey cloth boards with gilt titles to spines and front covers. In pictorial dust jackets with white spine panels titled in black. Minor wear to edges of jackets. Long closed tear to front panel of jacket of third volume. Clean interiors with many black and white photographic illustrations. These books smell like incense. Each volume is about 255 pages. ARCH/102618. Very Good / Very Good.
Padova Italy: Biblos Edizioni, 1989. Hardcover. Text in Italian. Red cloth boards with gilt title to front cover. Clean and bright with many full page lush full color photographic illustrations. In an illustrated dust jacket with gilt title to spine and front panels. Short closed tear to bottom edge of spine panel of jacket, which has been repaired with tape. Minor wear to edges of jacket. Housed in a red cloth slipcase with gilt title to front and rear panels. This is a heavy book and may require an extra shipping fee. 305 pages. ARCH/102618. Near Fine / Very Good.
New York: The Architectural Book Publishing Co, 1913. Hardcover. Folio. Brown cloth boards with gilt title to spine and front cover. Textblock is in one piece, but is detached from boards. Fraying and wear to spine, hinges, and edges of boards. Closed tear to bookcloth near head of spine. Filled with black and white photographic illustrations. Clean overall with occasional smudge marks and spots of foxing. Sold as is. A good reading copy. This is a large, heavy book and may require an extra shipping fee. 183 pages. ARCH/102618. Good.
Chicago: Baluster Books, 1984. Hardcover. New complete edition in 174 plates. ENGLISH language edition. Oblong. Black cloth boards with gilt title "Schinkel" to spine and front cover. Minor wear to edges of boards. Small white marking to front cover. A few small spots of soiling to foredge of textblock, but clean and bright overall. Unpaginated. ARCH/102618. Near Fine.
London: B.T. Batsford Ltd, 1931. Hardcover. Quarto. Black cloth boards with gilt title to spine and front board. Rubbing to spine, bumping to corners, and spots of foxing to interior. Bookplate from previous owner, architecture professor Patrick Horsbrugh to front free endpaper. His ownership signature dated 1937 above his bookplate. Occasional smudge marks but clean and bright overall. 49 pages of text plus plates. ARCH/102618. Very Good.