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North Russian Architecture

By: Bartenev, I. ; Fyodorov, B. (Cook, Kathleen Trans.)

Price: $47.95

Publisher: U.S.S.R., Progress Publishers: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 136500

Condition: Fine


Book shows very light scuffing only. Gilt lettering on spine. Text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. First English Edition. Translated from the Russian by Kathleen Cook. Fascinating account of buildings, secular and sacred, in Northern Russia. Chapters include Transonega, the White Sea Coast, Rivers Svid and Onega, Vologda and Lower Vychegda, the Northern Dvina and Pinega and along the River Mezen. The ubiquitous use of timber is especially interesting. Profusely and beautifully illustrated with full page photographs in colour and b/w. Gold endpapers printed with mediaeval... View more info

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The Log Cabin: Homes of the North American Wilderness

By: Bealer, Alex W.; Ellis, John O.

Price: $8.41

Publisher: N Y, Crown Publishers, Inc.: 1978

Seller ID: 136661

ISBN: 0517533790

Condition: Very Good


Long inscription from previous owner on endpaper; otherwise clean and unmarked. 192 pages. Oblong format: 10 1/4"w x 8 7/8"h. Many b&w and color photos. Contents: Beginnings; Cabin Floor Plans; Log Outbuildings and Fences; Cabin Construction; Log Cabin Living; The Log Cabin Revival; Bibliography; Index. View more info

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In Harmony With Nature: Creative Country Construction

By: Bruyere, Christian; Robert Inwood

Price: $18.95

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Sterling Pub Co Inc: 1981

Seller ID: 144659

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Edge wear and small tears on cover. 222 pages. 8 1/2"w x 11"h. Revised and enlarged edition. Total hippie homesteading construction book: heavily illustrated in b&w with (hippie-type) mechanical drawings, photos in black and white. Pretty much a journal/guide to the process of the author's construction of his place. Includes drawing & descriptions of log/timber home construction, pagoda shelter, beer bottle/earth roof sauna, hand chainsaw to lumber from logs guide, furniture construction, lots of framing detail, wood stoves, chimney con... View more info

Country Cottages

By: Greeves, Lydia

Price: $8.41

Publisher: Pavillion: 1995

Edition: Ex Library

Seller ID: 109184

ISBN: 1857933427

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library copy with usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 160 pages with description of building on left page and full size color photo of same on right. 8 page intro. A very nice survey. View more info

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Architecture in Wood : A History of Wood Building and Its Techniques in Europe and North America

By: Hansen, Hans Jurgen

Price: $30.00

Publisher: N Y, A Studio Book / Viking Press: 1971

Seller ID: 144663

ISBN: 0670131482

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Small tears on edge worn dust jacket. Full red cloth boards show a half inch tear at top of spine. Previous owner's name inside. Large format: 9 7/8"w x 12"h. 288 pages. Many illustrations in color and black and white. View more info

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Our Home Made of Stone: Building in our Seventies and Nineties

By: Nearing, Helen

Price: $34.95

Publisher: U.S.A., Down East Books: 1983

Seller ID: 137281

ISBN: 0892721758

Condition: Fine


Book is in excellent condition in every respect with grey-blue cloth boards, gilt lettering to cover and spine. Tight, straight spine, sharp corners, no cover wear, no edge wear. Text/interior has no marking of any kind. Dust jacket is not price clipped with very light scuffing, a little edge wear, no tears. " Starting on theeir Vermont farm back in the 1930's they painstakingly learned to assemble the native fieldstone into strong, beutiful structures, more than thirty of them to date. Book documents the construction of their last home in Maine from '74 to '78. A great many large b... View more info

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Standard Plans for Southern Pine Bridges

By: No Author

Price: $120.00

Publisher: USDA Forest Service & University of Alabama: 1995

Seller ID: 123278

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library book with the usual stamps and markings. 26 pages depicting General Layout and notes, General details, Rail option details, Fabrication details, Materials and construction recommendations, Construction recommendations & Design procedure for both Stress-laminated sawn lumber decks and Stress-laminated glued laminated timber decks with another section on Longitudinal stringer with transverse plank decks. Large oblong format with very detailed architectural drawings created for use by "smaller highway departments with limited engineering staff." Staple-bound. 16 5/8"w ... View more info

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Handbook of Prefabricated Wood Trusses for Architects, Engineers, Contractors, and Fabricators Concerned With Engineered Timber Building and Related Structures [Gang Nail Floor Systems, Gang Nail Floor systems], A

By: No Author

Price: $28.50

Publisher: Gang -nail Systems, Inc.: 1981

Seller ID: 133295

Condition: Near Fine


Book is near-new: covers have very light shelf wear only, sharp corners, spine is square, straight text block, no edge wear of any kind, interior/text is clean and free of marking of any kind. Dust jacket is intact with major edge wear. 189 pages with many schematic drawings, photos, load graphs, tables, maps, shop drawings, etc. In business for 20 years, we provide excellent customer service and ship in packing material appropriate to assure your package arrives undamaged. View more info

Glulam Bridge Systems; Plans and Details

By: No Author

Price: $75.00

Publisher: American Institute of Timber Construction: 1974

Seller ID: 123260

Condition: Very Good


Very large oblong format, Light scuffing and general wear to covers. Text/interior clean and unmarked. Short history of timber and glulam bridge construction, typical design math for glulam deck and girders, 10 pages of engineering drawings showing elevations, sections, statistic and detail pages by Hurlbut, Kersich & McCullough followed by 5 outlines, with photos, of completed pedestrian bridges. View more info

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Timber Construction Manual: a Manual for Architechts and Engineers

By: No Author

Price: $37.45

Publisher: Canadian Institute of Timber Construction: 1963

Seller ID: 141045

Condition: Near Fine


Leatherette softcover, very clean book. First ed. revised as of this printing. 371 pages, full of "beam design charts" for various beam widths, with snow load/dry service condition, for bending, deflection, longitudinal shear, for oblique purlins, etc., a great many charts and graphs for various kinds of wood, not for the backyard mechanic. Contents include PROPERTIES:, stresses and loads, DESIGN DATA: bending members, combined stresses, compression members, Hankinson formula, fastenings, trusses and arches, decking; SHOP DETAILING DATA: metalic components, welded assemblies, timber... View more info

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Glulam Bridge Systems Plans & Details

By: No Author Listed

Price: $75.00

Publisher: American Institute of Timber Construction: 1974

Seller ID: 121753

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library book with the usual stamps and markings. Very large oblong format, Light scuffing and general wear to covers. Text/interior clean and unmarked. Short history of timber and glulam bridge construction, typical design math for glulam deck and girders, 10 pages of engineering drawings showing elevations, sections, statistic and detail pages by Hurlbut, Kersich & McCullough followed by 5 outlines, with photos, of completed pedestrian bridges. View more info