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Englishman's Home: From Cottage to Castle

By: Frith, Francis

Price: $42.50

Publisher: England, Frith: 2006

Seller ID: 134331

ISBN: 184589278X

Condition: Fine


Brand new book in excellent condition in every respect. 159 pages, heavily illustrated in large, oblong format. Text/interior is clean and unmarked in any way. Dust jacket shows light shelf wear only, no tears. Contents include: South-west, South country, Around London and the Thames valley, Western counties and the Welsh borders, Midlands, East Anglia, The north. View more info

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Wood and Stone Pictou, Nova Scotia

By: Jenson, L.B. / Pictou Heritage Society

Price: $24.50

Publisher: Halifax NS, Petheric Press Limited,: 1972

Seller ID: 139700

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition with light shelfwear/spotting to covers only. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Spiral bound, Oblong, illustrated card covers with white plastic coil binding, unpaginated, approx. 80 pp. Pen and ink drawings of historic houses , usually one drawing every other page with short history of the house. In 1972 a survey was conducted to assess the historic architecture of the town of Pictou. Entire 19th century neighborhoods have been preserved. 140 building... View more info

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Australian Aboriginal Culture

By: McCarthy, F. D.

Price: $11.50

Publisher: Australian National Commission for Unesco: 1974

Seller ID: 144080

Condition: Very Good


Book shows light shelf wear only with some sticker residue on front cover. Binding is solid and square, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 48 page booklet with map at back outlining the subject with a large number of b&w photos. Sections include: Tribnal lands, men's way of life, women's way of life, dwellings, fire making, religion and ceremonies, magic and medicine, games and music, dress and ornament, watercraft, hunting and fighting, the boomerang, material possessions, stone tools, bone artifacts, trade and exchange, etc. Nice intro to the subject. View more info

Chinese Traditional Vernacular Architecture

By: P. Y. Lung, David

Price: $54.95

Publisher: Hoi Kwong Printing Co, Ltf.: 1994

Seller ID: 142616

ISBN: 9627213098

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Back cover is a little scuffed. 92 pages with many color photos, floor plans, elevations, maps. Catalog for an exhibition at Sam Tung Uk Museum. "The dwellings in this book are divided into eight types according to the external form which include courtyard houses, Hakka rammed earth houses, cave dwellings, stilt houses, flat-roof houses, tent dwellings, overhanging houses and watch towers. Courtyard houses are describ... View more info

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Chinese Traditional Vernacular Architecture

By: P. Y. Lung, David

Price: $54.95

Publisher: Hoi Kwong Printing Co, Ltf.: 1994

Seller ID: 144242

ISBN: 9627213098

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Back cover is a little scuffed. 92 pages with many color photos, floor plans, elevations, maps. Catalog for an exhibition at Sam Tung Uk Museum. "The dwellings in this book are divided into eight types according to the external form which include courtyard houses, Hakka rammed earth houses, cave dwellings, stilt houses, flat-roof houses, tent dwellings, overhanging houses and watch towers. Courtyard houses are describ... View more info

Mountain Houses

By: Puig, Ramon M.

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Barcelona, Spain, Gustavo Gili: 1993

Seller ID: 101732

ISBN: 8425215501

Condition: Very Good


Depicts traditional and modern examples of mountain Houses of the Pyrinees, Spain. 144 pages with b&w and full page color photos of 25 houses of the area, with layouts from the plans. Ex-library book with usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and interior is clean of highlighting, marking or marginalia. View more info

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Streetcar Suburb: Architectural Roots of a Seattle Neighborhood

By: Rosenberg, Casey

Price: $45.95

Publisher: Fanlight Press: 1989

Seller ID: 140204

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition with the slightest indication of shelf wear only. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Previous owner's name on title page. 55 pages with b&w pencil drawings of classic architectural styles as depicted in specific properties around Capitol Hill in Seattle. Other addresses are listed to supplement the one shown. Back section has a glossary of terms with illustrations. Maps, photos. View more info

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Homegrown Sundwellings

By: Van Dresser, Peter

Price: $8.41

Publisher: Santa Fe, NM, Lightning Tree: 1977

Seller ID: 130588

ISBN: 0890160333

Condition: Good


Ex-library book with the usual stamps and markings. First endpaper torn out. Slight notation. 135 pages. A team of architects, engineers, physicists, designers and builders developed low-cost, low-technology, solar-heated dwellings suitable for construction by owner-builders using native materials, and that is what this book is about. Many illustrations and diagrams. View more info

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Houses for All: The Struggle for Social Housing in Vancouver, 1919-1950

By: Wade, Jill

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Univ of British Columbia Pr: 1994

Seller ID: 120159

ISBN: 0774804955

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. 248 pages. Contents: Housing and Reform in Pre-Depression Vancouver; "Slum Dwellings": The Housing Problem in the 1930s; Responding to the Housing Problem in the 1930s: The Campaign for Low-Rent Housing; "A Camp Existence"' The Housing Problem in the 1940s; Responding to the Housing Problem in the 1940s: The War on Canada's "Number One Emergency"; Conclusion; Notes; Index. View more info