London: Printed by W. Smith and sold by W. Row, 1803. First edition. Read More about The Cabinet Dictionary, containing An Explanation of all the Terms used in the Cabinet, Chair...
London: Rudolf Ackermann, 1814. First edition. Fine Early Copy of Ackermann's Oxford. An early copy. The list of plates in vol. I is the first state (it does not list the portraits of Founders; this copy does not include the Founders). Plate 1, vol.1, is mislabeled “History of Cambridge” and..... Read More about A History of the University of Oxford, its Colleges, Halls, and Public Buildings
Germany: 1858. With the pencilled notation in upper corner of initial blanks of “Fr. Kimpler, Berlin 11 [ ] '58.” A card formerly associated with the piece had the name of “Trina N. Hempler” on it. Read More about A sketchbook of 30 detailled pencil drawings, primarily showing details of column ornamentation,...
Paris: Nicolas Langlois, 1688. First edition. Surveyer's Handbook. Bullet (1639-1716), "Architecte du Roy," was the author of the often reprinted L'ARCHITECTURE PRATIQUE (1691), which became a standard (v. Fowler, pp. 69-70) for the next 100 years. Bullet's Traité is similarly written in a spirit of pure practicality, treating that branch..... Read More about Traité du Nivellement, contenant la Théorie et la Pratique de cet Art. Avec la Description d'un...
Boston: Little, Brown & Co, 1919. Number 1129 of 1200 copies. Read More about The Colonial Architecture of Salem
N.p. [Paris?]: 1748. Building Code, Paris 1748. Read More about Les Loix des Bâtiments, suivant la Coutume de Paris, Traitant de ce qui concerne les Servitudes...
Dublin: Hodges and Smith, 1845. Second edition. Read More about The Ecclesiastical Architecture of Ireland, Anterior to the Anglo-Norman Invasion; Comprising an...
Bristol, PA: 1913. Letter from Charles E. Scott, cashier of the Farmers National Bank of Bucks County, concerning an article written by Edward Biddle about the bank's architecture. "The only alteration of the interior was the conversion of the river front parlor into a banking room. A country director several..... Read More about Autograph letter, signed. One page to Edward Biddle, Esq. " I have read with much delight...
Garden City, New York: Published by Doubleday, Doran & Compan, Inc, 1928-1950. Continuing the Garden & Home Builder. Read More about The American Home. Ellen D. Wangner, Editor
probably English: Ca. 1870. Fine Victorian Architectural Watercolor. A skillful rendering, most likely professional, of a portion of a building, probably a school or similar institution. Read More about Architectural rendering in watercolors of a wing of a Victorian gabled brick building, surrounded...
Paris: Auguste Vincent, Editeur, 1910. First edition. Here you get the plans for the Acropolis, the Forum, Versailles, etc. Read More about Choix de Plans de Grandes Compositions Exécutées Présentant avec leur Jardins ou leur...
Paris: Auguste Vincent, [1905-1907]. Read More about Le Concours du Grand Prix de Rome en 1905, (1906, 1907) à l'Ecole Nationale & Spéciale des...
New York: The Pencil Points Press, 1923-1924. Read More about The Library of Architectural Documents. Vol. II: D’Espouy. One Hundred Selected Plates from...
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1932. First edition. Read More about Hill Towns and Cities of Northern Italy
Paris: Nicolas Langlois, ruë Saint Jacques, 1696. Second edition. Of the first edition (1691), Fowler wrote, "from the point of view of the practical architect this Cours d'architecture was the best work of its kind yet issued" Read More about Cours d’Architecture qui comprend les ordres de Vignole, Avec des Commentaires, les Fgures...
Paris: Alexis Sinjon, 1929. First edition. Read More about L'Ameublement Parisien avant, pendant et après La Révolution
Paris: Charles Schmid, [n.d.]. Read More about Recueil de Documents de Styles...tirés des Principaux Musées, Palais, Châteaux, Grandes...
London: Technical Journals, 1921. First edition. Monumental study of one of interior woodwork from one of the finest periods of English domestic architecture. Read More about English Renaissance Woodwork 1660-1730. A Selection of the Finest Examples of Monumental and...
London: Spring Books, (c. 1950). Second edition. Read More about English Furniture Illustrated. Revised and edited by H. Clifford Smith, F.S.A
London: J. Haberkorn, 1761. First edition. Matthew Brettingham was in charge of the building of Holkham from 1734. Here Brettingham does not mention that the original designs of the building and estate of Holkham were drawn up by William Kent, which contribution was explained in a subsequent edition published by..... Read More about The Plans, Elevations and Sections, of Holkham in Norfolk, the Seat of the Late Earl of Leicester
New York: William Hellburn Inc, 15 East 55th Street, (1927). First edition, with original prospectus. Read More about Bridge Architecture: Containing Two Hundred Illustrations of the Notable Bridges of the World,...
Bristol: J.W. Arrowsmith, . First edition. Read More about The Eighteenth-Century Architecture of Bristol
London: Country Life Ltd. 2-10 Tavistock Street Covent Garden, . First Edition. First edition of this famous book who did a book on Humphrey Repton as well. Read More about Capability Brown. With an Introduction by Christopher Hussey
London: Printed and sold by the author, 1820. First edition. Read More about Rudiments of Drawing Cabinets and Upholstery Furniture . Illustrated by appropriate diagrams
Paris: Charles-Antoine Jombert, 1754. Nouvelle edition. Preceded by the very scarce editions of 1721 and 1722, this is a beautiful copy of drawing book on architectural drawing, including techniques of wash drawing, with the unsigned engraved plates showing instruments scales and symbols to be used on drawings, plans, and maps..... Read More about Les Regles du Dessein et du Lavis, pour les Plan Particuliers des Ouvrages & des Bâtimens,...
Stuttgart: Ebner and Seubert (Paul Neff), N.d., 1893, 1894. Second (Revised and Expanded) Edition. With the book label of Charles W. Leavitt, Jr. of New York. Read More about Die Architektur des klassischen Alterthums und der Renaissance