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Image for Sketch Book of Fireplace Designs [25 plates in portfolio]

Sketch Book of Fireplace Designs [25 plates in portfolio]

By: BENNETT, H. T. (secretary

Price: $125.00

Publisher: The Associated Wood Manel Manufacturers: 1911

Stock No.: 83170

Condition: Very Good


25 separate plates offer various architectural designs for fireplaces, prepared for the use of American and Canadian architects. The plates are housed in a portfolio which is comprised of tan paper-covered boards backed in gold cloth, with cloth string ties to secure the contents. Also includes a 16-page introductory brochure intended as a guide to the plates, with mantel dealer information, designed to be presented to architects the Wood Mantel Manufacturers' Association. --- All 25 plates, numbered 'A' through 'Y', are present. Both plates and portfolio in very good shape, though with a litt... View more info

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The Home Cabinetmaker Woodworking techniques, furniture building, and installing millwork

By: Burch, Monte

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1981

Stock No.: 72293

ISBN: 0060103493

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Very nice copy in brown half cloth and brown paperboard covers. Interior clean & bright. Dust jacket minor chips & tears at edges. ; Popular Science Books; 1.7 x 10.2 x 7.9 Inches; 543 pages View more info

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The Visual Dictionary of American Domestic Architecture (A Roundtable Press Book/A Henry Holt Reference Book)

By: CARLEY, Rachel (author); SKIBINSKI, Ray; LAM, Ed (illustrations)

Price: $16.50

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt & Company: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 81403

ISBN: 0805026460

Condition: Very Good in Very Good+ dust jacket


First printing of this guide to architectural techniques used in American housing. A wide variety of structures are presented, from Native American dwellings to contemporary trends. All with black & white illustrations depicting structural layout or components. --- In maroon paper-covered boards with silver-stamped spine titling. Jacket with drawings of various structures on cover. --- A very nice copy, but with minor soiling to covers and chafing to lower edges, green remainder mark to top edge. Unclipped jacket with slight soiling and a little creasing to edges, else nice.; Tall Octavo (... View more info

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The New York Times Complete Manual of Home Repair

By: GLADSTONE, Bernard

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Macmillan Publishing Co., Inc.: 1973

Stock No.: 31106

Condition: Very Good+ in Fair dust jacket


Stated thirteenth printing, 1973. A wide-ranging guide to home repair and maintenance. With information on tools, interior and exterior repairs, painting, plumbing, heating, electrical and furniture repair. With over 300 black & white photos and drawings. --- In full dark red cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling. In brown typographical jacket. --- A clean, firmly bound copy. Jacket with several tears and chafing to edges, flap price has been obscured; protected in removable clear mylar wrapper.; 31106; Tall Octavo (9 to 10 in. tall); x, 438 pages View more info

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The Complete Book of Furniture Repair and Refinishing: Revised Edition

By: KINNEY, Ralph Parsons

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1971

Stock No.: 83367

ISBN: 0684124378

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Book club edition. A complete guide to furniture restoration and finishing, originally published in 1950 and fully updated and revised by the staff of The Family Handyman magazine in 1971. Topics range from furniture repair to removal of old finishes to application of new. With plenty of black & white photos and drawings. --- In full rust cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling. Dust jacket features color image of a craftsman putting the finishing touches on an antique. --- With a small dampstain to tail of spine, else a clean, tightly-bound, bright copy. Dust jacket with some sun... View more info

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Designing for Small Homes

By: LANDIS, Dylan

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Glen Cove, New York, PBC International, Inc.: 1996

Stock No.: 81460

ISBN: 0866363785

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


From the jacket flap, in this work ". . .interior designers and architects offer dozens of authoritative solutions to small-space dilemmas". With dozens of color photos and several black & white layout drawings. --- In textured paper-covered boards with silver-stamped spine titling. Jacket with color images on front and back. --- A clean, unmarked copy though with minor wear to edges. Bright jacket with slight curling to edges, else nice.; Small Quarto (9 to 11 in. tall); 175 pages View more info

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Renovation: A Complete Guide

By: LITCHFIELD, Michael W.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, John Wiley & Sons, Inc.: 1982

Stock No.: 80873

ISBN: 0471049034

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


A hefty, comprehensive guide to home remodeling, with wide-ranging topics addressing tools, techniques, planning, materials, etc. Provides information on specialties such as roofing, electrical work and painting. With photos by Rosmarie Hausherr, illustrations by Richard Lear and rendering by Leonard Davis. --- In grey paper-covered boards with titling in white to cover and spine. Dust jacket with image of home interior undergoing renovation. --- The book has been exposed to dampness, causing minor rippling to leaves, otherwise a sound, sturdy copy. Un-clipped jacket with dampstains to verso, ... View more info