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NEW AUTONOMOUS HOUSE : DESIGN AND PLANNI

By: BRENDA VALE

Price: $16.00

Publisher: W.W. NORTON & COMPANY, INC.:

Seller ID: IM171301

ISBN: 0500341761

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


In 1975 Brenda and Robert Vale published The Autonomous House, a manifesto offering down-to-earth suggestions for building homes that do not pollute the earth or squander its resources. Their book received tremendous praise around the world and was seen as a significant move toward green architecture. Nearly twenty years later, in the early 1990s, the Vales decided to turn their groundbreaking ideas into reality. The New Autonomous House records their building of a house on the principles of sustainable resources in the small town of Southwell in the British Midlands. As specialists in green a... View more info

SMALL HOUSE

By: DUO DICKINSON

Price: $12.00

Publisher: MCGRAW-HILL COMPANIES:

Seller ID: IM31763

ISBN: 0070168180

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


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HOUSE-DREAMS : THE STORY OF AN AMATEUR B

By: HUGH HOWARD

Price: $12.00

Publisher: WORKMAN PUBLISHING COMPANY:

Seller ID: IM364689

ISBN: 1565122933

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


Imagine a house built and tailored to your every need and personal taste. Hugh Howard dreamed of such a house, and when he and his wife, Betsy, learn that they're expecting their second child, he seizes the opportunity to build a home for their growing family. Fifteen months later and just in time for the winter holidays, Howard, exhausted and wildly over his budget, completes their home-a fine 2,500-square-foot Federal-style house. And each piece has a story, from the cut nails that come from Howard's old elementary school janitor to the staircase that comes from a parsonage built just af... View more info

NATCHEZ

By: J. WESLEY COOPER

Price: $15.00

Publisher: SOUTHERN HISTORICAL PUBLICATIO:

Seller ID: IM436251

ISBN: 11-99-20261-4

Condition: GOOD AUTHOR SIGNED


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GREAT SPACES SMALL HOUSES

By: JACOBO KRAUEL

Price: $15.00

Publisher: CARLES BROTO:

Seller ID: IM516076

ISBN: 8493366919

Condition: VERY GOOD IN FAIR JACKET


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DREAM HOUSE

By: JOE COOMER

Price: $9.00

Publisher: FARRAR, STRAUS & GIROUX, INC.:

Seller ID: IM190034

ISBN: 0571129072

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


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ADOBE BOOK

By: JOHN F. O'CONNOR

Price: $8.00

Publisher: JOHNSON BOOKS:

Seller ID: IM319748

ISBN: 094127019X

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


A fully illustrated, detailed how-to covering every phase of construction from soil and blocks to heating, plumbing, interiors, exteriors and landscaping. O'Connor was a civil engineer with considerable knowledge of adobe constuction. "This exceptional book for the do-it-yourselfer was and will continue to be popular because of its practicality."--"Book Talk View more info

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Log Houses of the World

By: RICHARD OLSEN

Price: $22.00

Publisher: ABRAMS:

Seller ID: IM484297

ISBN: 0810957469

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


Long considered the apotheosis of rustic kitsch, the log house actually has a rich architectural pedigree. Since the late 19th century, a surprising number of architects, along with their artisan-builder counterparts, have transformed the simple pioneer log cabin into a supremely crafted work of high art. "Log Houses of the World" is the first-ever chronological survey of the greatest examples of log houses designed in Europe and the United States. Included are photographs, plans, and little-known drawings -- most never before published -- from such celebrated Modern-era architects as Eliel Sa... View more info

BEAUPORT AT GLOUCESTER - SIGNED

By: SAMUEL CHAMBERLAIN

Price: $15.00

Publisher: HASTINGS HOUSE:

Seller ID: IM450229

ISBN: 11-99-34748-5

Condition: GOOD AUTHOR SIGNED


signed by Chamberlain on the half title page jacket presen t but badly torn and chipped. View more info

WOOD HOUSES

By: SIMONE SCHLEIFER

Price: $6.50

Publisher: KONEMANN:

Seller ID: IM521086

ISBN: 3741920568

Condition: NEW


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PARKWOOD

By: STEPHANIE BEATTY

Price: $7.00

Publisher: GENERAL DISTRIBUTION SERVICES:

Seller ID: IM354776

ISBN: 1550463004

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


By the time it was completed in 1917 Parkwood was the most expensive home in Canada. This wonderful book of photographs and memories takes us through the stately and spectacularly furnished 55-room Parkwood mansion -- now a National Historic Site -- and into the fascinating lives of Robert Samuel McLaughlin, his wife, Adelaide, and their five daughters. History, ambition, adventure, wealth and an unabashed delight in beauty abound in these pages. View more info

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HEARST RANCH : FAMILY LAND AND LEGACY

By: VICTORIA KASTNER

Price: $34.99

Publisher: AMULET BOOKS (HA):

Seller ID: IM344473

ISBN: 1419708546

Condition: NEW


"Hearst Ranch "offers readers an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of the stunningly beautiful 82,000-acre cattle ranch surrounding William Randolph Hearst's legendary Hearst Castle. Much of this spectacular landscape is still privately owned and has never been seen--but this book changes that. Through historical images from the vast Hearst archive and full-color photography commissioned for this volume, the Hearst Ranch and its many century-old ranch buildings and residences designed by Julia Morgan are revealed for the first time. Kastner's engaging and insightful text shares new tales of the... View more info