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1 ABEL, Deryck. KIRKPATRICK, Ivone, Sir, foreword. Channel Underground : A New Survey of the Channel Tunnel Question. First Edition hardcover in dustjacket.
Pall Mall Press, London and Dunmow, 1961, 
ABEL, Deryck. Channel Underground : A New Survey of the Channel Tunnel Question. With a Foreword by Sir Ivone Kirkpatrick. London and Dunmow : The Pall Mall Press, (1961). First Printing. Pp. (12),xiii-xvi,1-127,(1), frontispiece, + 4 p. of black and white plates. 8vo, red cloth with black letteringto spine. "The Channel Tunnel is no longer a wild dream. It is a technical ly feasible proposition and economically sound. In a few years' time, Pariswill be only a four-hour train journey from London and cars will eb whiske d through to the Continent in well under an hour. It is, nevertheless, a vast project. In this new, comprehensive survey Deryck Abel abses himself on the extensive researches carried out from 1958 to 1960 by the Channel Tunnel Study Group. After an historical survey, covering the last 150 years, he explains the initiatives recently taken bny British, French and American interested parties. his technical survey includes teh conclusions of the geophysicists and an appraisal of engineering devices and techniques -- immersed tube, bridge, railway tunnel, road tunnel, rail-cum-road tunnel. He dealsalso with potential tunnel traffic and its conditioning factors, and final ly with the financial and legal problems involved. At a time when the Common Market and growing unity dominate European development, this book is an essential guide to a project that may well prove to be a turning point in Britain's relationship with the Continent." - from the dustjacket. Fore-edge spotted, else very good in nicked, verso-spotted, unclipped dustjacket. 20.00

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Medieval Structure : The Gothic Vault.  in dj , ACLAND, James H.
2 ACLAND, James H. Medieval Structure : The Gothic Vault. in dj
University of Toronto Press, 1972, ISBN:0802018866 
ACLAND, James H. Medieval Structure : The Gothic Vault. (Toronto): University of Toronto Press, (1972). Pp. 254. Illustrated. 4to, tan ill. cloth, gilt titles to black spine. The author discusses both the Gothic style of decoration and the logic and development of Gothic architectural structure in medieval Europe. Faint brown speckles to the top corner, else vg in dj (light wear to head of spine and top corners). 125.00

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3 ADAMS, Thomas Harvard City Planning Studies, Volume VI Design of Residential Areas : Basic Considerations, Principles, and Methods. First Edition
Harvard University Press, Cambridge, 1934, 
ADAMS, Thomas. The Design of Residential Areas : Basic Considerations, Principles, and Methods. Cambridge : Harvard University Press, 1934. First Edition. Pp (6),[v]-xiv,(2),3-296,(8), frontispiece + 10 plates + 65 figures intext. 8vo [175 x 250 mm], maroon cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Contents : Part One - Basic Considerations. 1. Introduction : The term "home neighborhood," Backgrounds of this study, Scope of report. 2. A Bird's-eye View : Home neighborhoods in cities, The relation of housing to civic welfare, Neighborhood development and city planning, Extent and diversity of residential areas, Needs and opportunities for residential planning, The attitude of the citizen. 3. Present Urban Conditions an Trends : Increase and changing distribution of urban population, Simultaneous outward and upward growth, Decentralization, Cost of travel an incident in cost of shelter, Forms of suburban distribution, Housing densities, Increase of supply of buildable land for residence, Blighted areas, The fundamental question of land prices, Proper and improper uses of land, Security of investment in homes, Relation of municipal finance to land development, Basic economic factors in city planning. 4. The Control of Land Subdivision : Origins and effects of past policies, Improvements in methods and policies, Persuasion and control, Degrees of control, Public purchase of land for housing, Replanning of existing subdivisions. 5. Zoning of Residential Areas : Classification of uses and densities in residential areas; Urban land use ratios; Classification of land for different types of houses; Building lines and setbacks; Esthetic phases of zoning; A constructive zoning policy. 6. Basic Economic Factors in Housing : Existing supply of dwellings; Trends in home ownership; Housing provision in relation to incomes; Cost of land and local improvements; Economic aspects of the several housing types; Need of improved standards in new housing. 7. Retrospect and Summary of Conclusions. Part Two - Principles andMethods. 8. Basic Principles and Requirements in Civic Design : Fundamenta ls in design; Principles and practice; Technical approach. 9. The Civic Pattern : Traditional forms of street pattern; Examples of formal patterns; Transportation in modern city plans; The use pattern; Limits and shapes of city expansion. 10. Elements in the Neighborhood Plan : Major and minor localstreets, 148 Zoning and neighborhood units; Recreation space, 165 Sizes an d shapes of blocks; Areas, widths, and depths of lots. 11. The Cost of the Lot : Cost of land; Cost of local improvements; Relation of front-foot to square-foot costs; Lot costs in relation to platting methods; Replatting existing blocks; Problems of housing on high-cost land; General summary regarding costs of lots. 12. The Home Neighborhood Pattern : Theoretical studies of subdivision; A case study : Westover, Mass.; Plan for high-cost land; Apartment development at Jackson Heights, L. I. 13. Practical Examples of Neighborhood and Town Planning : Riverside, Ill.; Forest Hills Gardens, N. Y.;War Housing villages; Mariemont, Ohio; Kingsport, Tenn.; Radburn, N. J.; L etchworth, England; Hampstead and Wythenshawe, England; Welwyn, England; Corner Brook, Newfoundland; Chatham Village, Pittsburgh, Pa.; Lawrence Farms,Westchester County, N. Y. 14. Existing Trendas and Future Possibilities. A ppendix 1 - Unit Prices of Local Improvements. Appendix 2 - BlockPlatting Schemes A-D : Comparison of Costs and Distribution of Areas. Appendix 3 - Statistical Data on Theoretical Designs : Lot Costs in Relation to Platting Methods: Table I, Cost of improvements on the lot; Table II, Cost of public improvements per lot; Table III, Cost of excess public improvements; Table IV, Cost per lot in block 1200 feet long; Table V, Excess public improvement cost in relation to block length;. Eight Home Neighborhood Patterns : Table VI, Distribution of areas; Table VII, Average cost per dwelling. Appendix 4 - Westover : A Neighborhood Unit : Table I, Distribution of Areas; Table II, Costs of development chargeable to residential areas; Table III, Costs of development per dwelling; Table IV, Area, population, and density statistics. Appendix 5 - Jackson Heights Apartmet Development : Statistical Data for Alternative Schemes : Table I, Scheme A; Table II, Scheme B; Table III, Summary. Appendix 6 - Area Distribution, Densities, and Public Improvement Costs of Fourteen United States Housing Corporation Projects. Light wearto spine ends and corners, else very good. A "With the Author's compliment s" note laid in. 60.00

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4 ADAMSON, Anthony ALISON, Alice. ARTHUR, Eric. GOULDING, William. Historic Architecture of Canada. spiral bound.
Royal Architectural Institute of Canada, 1966, 
ADAMSON, Anthony, Alice ALISON, Eric ARTHUR, and William GOULDING. Historic Architecture of Canada : This booklet has been prepared in order to make a more permanent record of the content of a photographic exhibition, which was produced by members of the Committee on the Preservation of Historic Buildings of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada with the assistance of the Ontario Historical Society, the Federal Department of Northern Affairs and National Resources and the National Gallery of Canada. The exhibition opened in Ottawa in June 1964, and was subsequently on display in Charlottetown at the time of the Queen's visit, and is still on tour, under the auspices of the National Gallery. June 1966. (Ottawa: The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada), [1966]. Pp 60. Oblong large 8vo, spiral bound card covers. Rubbed, coffee ring to front cover, else vg. 10.00

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5 ADAMSON, Anthony ALISON, Alice. ARTHUR, Eric. GOULDING, William. Historic Architecture of Canada. spiral bound.
Royal Architectural Institute of Canada, 1966, 
ADAMSON, Anthony, Alice ALISON, Eric ARTHUR, and William GOULDING. Historic Architecture of Canada : This booklet has been prepared in order to make a more permanent record of the content of a photographic exhibition, which was produced by members of the Committee on the Preservation of Historic Buildings of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada with the assistance of the Ontario Historical Society, the Federal Department of Northern Affairs and National Resources and the National Gallery of Canada. The exhibition opened in Ottawa in June 1964, and was subsequently on display in Charlottetown at the time of the Queen's visit, and is still on tour, under the auspices of the National Gallery. June 1966. (Ottawa: The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada), [1966]. Pp 60. Oblong large 8vo, spiral bound card covers. Vg. 15.00

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6 ALDRICH, Chilson D. Real Log Cabin
Macmillan, New York, 1943, 
ALDRICH, Chilson D. The Real Log Cabin . NY: Macmillan, 1943. Later printing. Pp. [i]-xiii,(3),[1]-278,(2), including plates and frontispiece. Illustrated. 8vo, pebbled green cloth with gilt illustration to front and pressed lettering to front, gilt lettering to spine. One part preparation and planning, another part actual construction, this volume serves as a handy primerfor those who wish to construct a log cabin in the wilderness. Includes te xtual plans and illustrations. Hinges tender, spine ends nicked, else vg. 30.00

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7 ALEXANDER, David Acadiensis 10:1 O'DEA, Shane OMMER, Rosemary E. Literacy and Economic Development. An article in Acadiensis : Journal of the History of the Atlantic Region, Vol.10, No.1. Autumn/ A utomne 1980
Acadiensis, 1980, 
ALEXANDER, David. "Literacy and Economic Development in Nineteenth Century Newfoundland." An article in Acadiensis : Journal of the History of the Atlantic Region, Volume 10, No.1. Autumn/Automne 1980. Pp 3-34. Also Shane O'Dea's review essay "Architecture and Building History in Atlantic Canada" (pp.158-163). John G. Reid's "Mount Allison College: The Reluctant University" (pp.35-66); Rosemary E. Ommer's "Anticiapting the Trend" the Pictou Ship Register, 1840-1889" (pp.67-89); Susan Buggey's "Building Halifax, 1841-1871" (pp.90-112); and a document "A Letter from Louisbourg, 1756" (written bya Monsieur De La Varenne), edited here by Ken Donovan, several review essa ys including Harold F. McGee's "No Longer Neglected: The Native Peoples of the Maritimes"; W.G. Godfrey's "Canadian History Textbooks and the Maritimes"; others. Vg. 8.50

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8 ALFOLDY, Sandra. McGill-Queen's/Beaverbrook Canadian Foundation Studies in Art History Allied Arts : Architecture and Craft in Postwar Canada.
McGill-Queen's University Press, Montreal & Kingston, 2012, ISBN:9780773540033 
ALFOLDY, Sandra. The Allied Arts : Architecture and Craft in Postwar Canada. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queens University Press, (2012). Pp. (10),[xi]-xv,(9) of illustrations,[1]-227,(1). Illustrated, sometimes in colour. Large 8vo, illustrated blue and green card covers with white spine, yellow and white lettering to front cover, black lettering to spine, french flaps.A volume in the McGill-Queen's/Beaverbrook Canadian Foundation Studies in Art History series. "During periods of close collaboration, championed by figures like John Ruskin and William Morris, architecture and craft were referred to as 'the allied arts'. By the mid-twentieth century, however, it was more common for the two disciplines to be considered distinct professional fields, with architecture having little to do with studio craft. 'The Allied Arts' investigates the history of the complex relationship between craft and architecture by examining their intersection in Canadian public buildings. Sandra Alfoldy explains the challenges facing the development of public craft and documents the largely ignored public craft commissions of the post-war era. The book highlights theg global concerns of material, scale, form, ornament, and identity shared by architects and craftspeople. It alsostudies the ways in which the allied arts are mediated by institutions and the fragility of craft commissions that were once considered an integral p art of the built environment. Considering a wide range of craftspeople, materials, and forms -- from the ceramics of Jack Sures and Jordi Bonet to thetextile work of Mariette Rousseau-Vermette and Carole Sabiston -- Alfoldy celebrates the successes of architectural craftsmanship, developing ideas about the complex relationship between architecture and craft that reach well beyond national boundaries." - from the rear cover. Very good. 30.00

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9 ALLEN, E. A. Prehistoric World : or, Vanished Races
Central Publishing House, Cincinnati, 1885, 
ALLEN, E. A. The Prehistoric World : or, Vanished Races. Cincinnati : Central Publishing House, 1885. Pp (6),[3]-820,(4) + frontispiece, engraved title page, and 22 other full-page engravings. Also, 327 text illustrations. Thick 8vo, maroon half leather, maroon cloth boards, gilt lettering to front board and spine, marbled endpapers, all edges marbled. Copyright by Ferguson, Alllen, and Rader, 1885. Emory Adams Allen (1853–1933). Helped by C.C. Abbott, M.D., Prof. Charles Rau, Prof. F.W. Putnam, Alexander Winchell, LL. D., A.F. Bandelier, Cyrus Thomas, and G.F.Wright. Contents : Chapter 1. Introduction. Difficulties of the subject—Lesson to be learned—The pursuit of knowledge—Recent advances—Prehistoric past of the Old World—Of the New—Of Mexico and the South—The Isles of the Pacific—Similar nature of the relics—The wonders of the present age—History of popular opinion on this subject—The teachings of the Bible—Nature of the evidence of man's antiquity—The steps leading up to this belief—Geology—Astronomy—Unfolding of life—Nature of our inquiry. Chapter 2. Early Geological Periods. Necessity of a general acquaintance with the outlines of Geology—A time in which no life was possibleon the globe—Length of this period—History of life commences at the close of this period—On the formation of rocks—The record imperfect—The three great periods in animal life on the globe—Paleozoic Age—Animal and vegetable life of this period—Ideal scenes in this period—The Mesozoic Age—Animal and vegetable life of this period—Advance noted—Abundance of reptilian life—First appearance of birds—Nature's methods of work—the Cenozoic Age Geologicaloutline—Sketch of the Eocene Age—Of the Miocene Age—What is sufficient pro of of the presence of man—Discussion on the Thenay flints—The Pliocene Age—Animal and vegetable life of this age—Was man present during this age?—Discussion of this subject—Summing up of the evidence—Conclusion. Chapter 3. Men of the River Drift. Beginning of the Glacial Age—Interglacial Age—Man living in Europe during this age—Map of Europe—Proof of former elevation of land—The animals living in Europe during this age—Conclusions drawn from these different animals—The vegetation of this period—Different climatic conditions of Europe during the Glacial Age—Proofs of the Glacial Age — Extent ofGlacial Ice—Evidence of warm Interglacial Age—The primitive state of man—E arly English civilization — Views of Horace— Primitive man destitute of metals — Order in which different materials were used by man for weapons — Evidence from the River Somme — History of Boucher De Perthes's investigations. Discussion of the subject — Antiquity of these remains — Improvement during the Paleolithic Age — Description of the flint implements — Other countries where these implements are found — What race of men were these tribes —The Canstadt race — Mr. Dawkins's views — When did they first appear in Eu rope? The authorities on this question — Conclusion. Chapter 4. Cave-Men. Other sources of information — History of cave explorations — The formation of caves — Exploration in Kent's Cavern — Evidence of two different races —The higher culture of the later race — Evidence of prolonged time — Explor ation of Robin Hood Cave — Explorations in Valley of the River Meuse — M. Dupont's conclusions — Explorations in the Valley of the Dordogne — The station at Schussenreid — Cave-men not found south of the Alps — Habitations ofthe Cave-men — Cave-men were hunters — Methods of cooking — Destitute of t he potter's art — Their weapons — Clothing — Their skill in drawing — Evidence of a government — Of a religious belief — Race of the Cave-men — Distinct from the Men of the Drift — Probable connection with the Eskimos. Chapter 5. Antiquity of the Paleolithic Age. Interest in the Antiquity of man — Connected with the Glacial Age — The subject difficult — Proofs of a GlacialAge — State of Greenland to-day — The Terminal Moraine — Appearance of the North Atlantic — Interglacial Age — Causes of the Glacial Age — Croll's Th eory — Geographical causes — The two theories not antagonistic — The date of the Glacial Age — Probable length of the Paleolithic Age — Time Since theclose of the Glacial Age — Summary of results. Chapter 6. The Neolithic Ag e in Europe. Close of the first cycle — Neolithic culture connected with the present — No links between the two ages — Long lapse of time between the two ages — Swiss lake villages — This form of villages widely scattered — Irish cranogs — Fortified villages — Implements and weapons of Neolithic times — Possessed of pottery — Neolithic agriculture — Possessed of domestic animals — Danish shell-heaps — Importance of flint — The art of navigation —Neolithic clothing — Their mode of burial — The question of race — Possibl e remnants — Connection with the Turanian race — Arrival of the Celts. Chapter 7. The Bronze Age in Europe. Races of Men, like Individuals — Gradual change of Neolithic Age to that of Bronze — The Aryan family — First Aryans Neolithic — Origin of Bronze — How Great discoveries are made — Gold the first metal — Copper abundant — No Copper Age — The discovery of Tin — Explanation of an Alloy — Bronze, wherever found, the same composition — What is meant by the Bronze Age — Knowledge in other directions — Gradual Growth ofCulture — Three Centers of Bronze production — Habitations during the Bron ze Age — The Bronze Ax — Implements of Bronze — Personal ornaments — Ornaments not always made of Bronze — Advance in Arts of living — Advance in Agriculture — Warlike Weapons — How they worked Bronze — Advance in Government — Trade in the Bronze Age — Religion of the Bronze Age — Symbolical figures— Temples of the Bronze Age — Stonehenge. Chapter 8. The Iron Age in Europ e. Bronze not the best metal — Difficulties attending the discovery of Iron— Probable steps in this discovery — Where this discovery was first made — Known in Ancient Egypt — How this knowledge would spread — Iron would not drive out Bronze — The primitive Iron-worker — The advance in government — Pottery and ornaments of the Iron Age — Weapons of early Iron Age — The battle-field of Tilfenau — Trade of early Iron Age — Invention of Money — Invention of Alphabetic Writing — Invasion of the Germanic Tribes — The cause of the Dark Ages — Connection of these three ages — Necessity of believing in an Extended Past — Attempts to determine the same — Tiniere Delta — Lake Bienne — British Fen-lands — Maximum and Minimum Data — Mr. Geikie's conclusions — The Isolation of the paleolithic Age. Chapter 9. Early Man in America. Conflicting accounts of the American Aborigines — Recent discoveries — Climate of California in Tertiary Times — Geological changes near its close— Description of Table Mountain — Results of the discoveries there — The C alaveras skull — Other relics — Discussion of the question — Early Californians Neolithic — Explanation of this — Date of the Pliocene Age — Other discoveries bearing on the Antiquity of man — Dr. Koch's discovery — Discoveries in the Loess of Nebraska — In Greene County, Illinois — In Georgia — Difficulties in detecting a Paleolithic Age in this country — Dr. Abbott's discoveries — Paleolithic Implements of the Delaware — Age of the deposits — The race of Paleolithic man — Ancestors of the Eskimos — Comparison of Paleolithic Age in this country with that in Europe — Eskimos one of the oldest races in the World. Chapter 10. The Mound Builders. Meaning of "Mound Builders" — Location of Mound Building tribes — All Mounds not the work of men —Altar Mounds — Objects found on the Altars — Altar Mounds possibly burial Mounds — Burial Mounds — Mounds not the only Cemeteries of these tribes — Terraced Mounds — Cahokia Mound — Historical notice of a group of Mounds — The Etowal group — Signal Mounds — Effigy Mounds — How they represented different animals — Explanation of the Effigy Mounds — Effigy Mounds in other localities — Inclosures of the Scioto Valley — At Newark, Ohio — At Marietta, Ohio — Graded Ways — Fortified Inclosures — Ft. Ancient, Ohio — Inclosures of Northern Ohio — Works of unknown import — Ancient Canals in Missouri —Implements and Weapons of Stone — Their knowledge of Copper — Ancient mini ng — Ornamental pipes — Their knowledge of pottery — Of Agriculture — Government and Religion — Hard to distinguish them from the Indians. Chapter 11.The Pueblo Country. Description of the Pueblo Country — Historical outline — Description of Zuñi — Definition of a Pueblo — Old Zuñi — Inscription Ro ck — Pueblo of Jemez — Historical notice of Pecos — Description of the Moqui tribes — The Estufa — Description of the San Juan country — Aztec Springs— In the Canyon of the McElmo — The Ruins on the Rio Mancos — On Hovenweep Creek — Description of a Cliff-house — Cliff Town — Cave Houses — Ruins on the San Juan — Cave Town — The Significance of Cliff-houses — Moqui tradit ions — Ruins in Northern New Mexico — Ruins in the Chaco Cañon — Pueblo Bonito — Ruins in South-western Arizona — The Rio Verde Valley — Casa Grande —Ruins on the Gila — Culture of the Pueblo Tribes — Their Pottery — Superio rity of the Ancient pottery — Conclusion. Chapter 12. The Prehistoric Americans. Different views on this Subject — Modern System of Government — Ancient System of Government — Tribal Government universal in North America — The Indians not Wandering Nomads — Indian houses Communal in character — Indian Methods of Defense — Mandan Villages — Indians sometimes erected Mounds — Probable Government of the Mound Builders — Traditions of the Mound Builders among the Iroquois — Among the Delawares — Probable fate of the Mound Builders — The Natchez Indians possibly a remnant of the Mound Builders — Their early Traditions — Lines of resemblance between the Pueblo Tribes and the Mound Builders — The origin of the Indians — America Inhabited by the Indians from a very early time — Classification of the Indian Tribes — Antiquity of the Indian Tribes. Chapter 13. The Nahua Tribes. Early Spanish discoveries in Mexico — The Nahua tribes defined — Climate of Mexico — The Valley of Anahuac — Ruins at Tezcuco — The Hill of Tezcocingo — Ruins at Teotihuacan — Ancient Tulla — Ruins in the Province of Querataro — Casa Grandes inChihuahua — Ancient remains in Sinaloa — Fortified Hill of Quemada — The P yramid of Cholula — Fortified Hill at Xochicalco — Its probable use — Ruinsat Monte Alban — Ancient remains at Mitla — Mr. Bandelier's investigations — Traditions in regard to Mitla — Ruins along the Panuco River — Ruins in Vera Cruz — Pyramid of Papantla — Tusapan — Character of Nahua Ruins. Chapter 14. The Maya Tribes. The geographical location of the Maya tribes — Description of Copan — Statue at Copan — Altar at Copan — Ruins at Quiriga — Patinamit — Utatlan — Description of Palenque — The Palace at Palenque — The Temple of the Three Inscriptions — Temple of the Beau-relief — Temple of the Cross — Temple of the Sun — Maler's Temple of the Cross — Significance ofthe Palenque crosses — Statue at Palenque — Other ruins in Tobasco and Chi apas — Ruins in Yucatan — Uxmal — The Governor's House — The Nunnery — Roomin Nunnery — The Sculptured Façades — Temple at Uxmal — Kabah — Zayi — Lab na — Labphak — Chichen-Itza — The Nunnery — The Castillo — The Gymnasium — M. Le Plongon's researches — The tradition of the Three Brothers — Chaac-Mal — Antiquity of Chichen-Itza. Chapter 15. The Culture of the Civilized Tribes. Different views on this question — Reasons for the same — Their architecture — Different styles of houses — The communal house — The teepan — Theteocalli — State of society indicated by this architecture — The gens amon g the Mexicans — The phratry among the Mexicans — The tribe — The powers and duties of the council — The head chiefs of the tribe — The duties of the "Chief-of-Men" — The mistake of the Spaniards — The Confederacy — The idea of property among the Mexicans — The ownership of land — Their laws — Enforcement of the laws — Outline of the growth of the Mexicans in power — Theirtribute system — How collected — Their system of trade — Slight knowledge of metallurgy — Religion — Quetzalcohuatl — Huitzilopochtli — Mexican priesthood — Human sacrifice — The system of Numeration — The calendar system — The Calendar Stone — Picture-writing — Landa Alphabet — Historical outline.Chapter 16. Ancient Peru. First knowledge of Peru — Expeditions of Pizarro — Geography of Peru — But a small part of it inhabitable — The tribes of a ncient Peru — How classified — Sources of our knowledge of Peru — Garcillaso De La Vega — Origin of Peruvian civilization — The Bolson of Cuzco — Historical outline — Their culture — Divided into phratries and gentes — Government — Efforts to unite the various tribes — Their system of colonies — Theroads of the Incas — The ruins of Chimu — The arts of the Chimu people — T he manufacture of Pottery — Excavation at Ancon — Ruins in the Huatica Valley — The construction of a Huaca — The ruins at Pachacamac — The Valley of the Canete — The Chincha Islands — Tiahuanuco — Carved gateway — The Islandof Titicaca — Chulpas — Aboriginal Cuzco — Temple of the Sun — The Fortres s — General remarks. Edges lightly worn, penned name, else very good. NOTE:Some extra shipping will be needed for this hefy volume. 120.00

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Great Cathedrals of the World. 2 vols. , ALLEN, Fred H.
10 ALLEN, Fred H. Great Cathedrals of the World. 2 vols.
Haskell & Post, Boston, 1886, 
ALLEN, Fred H. The Great Cathedrals of the World. One Hundred and Thirty Full-Page Plates, executed in photogravure; with explanatory and descriptive text. [In Two Volumes]. Boston : Haskell & Post, (1886). Pp 308. Large folio, brown pebbled cloth with original wrappers bound in, leather labels to spines.
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Decoration and Furniture. 1st UK in djs , ALLSOPP, Bruce Architect's Library
11 ALLSOPP, Bruce Architect's Library Decoration and Furniture. 1st UK in djs
1952, 
ALLSOPP, Bruce. Decoration and Furniture. Volume I : The English Tradition. Volume II : Principles of Modern Design. With Drawings by Kenneth E. Graham and David Rock. L.: Sir Isaac Pitman and Sons, (1952-1953).First Printings. Pp 233 + 205. Illustrated. 4to, tan cloth. Vg in djs (large tear and some surface tears to front panel and spine of Vol.I dj, short tears to Vol.II dj). the set for 125.00

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12 ALSWANG, Betty. HIKEN, Ambur. Personal House : The Homes of Artists and Writers. First Edition.
Whitney Library of Design, New York, 1961, 
ALSWANG, Betty and Ambur HIKEN. The Personal House : The Homes of Artists and Writers. New York : Whitney Library of Design, (1961). First Printing. Pp. (8),9-80. Illustrated in black and white, with two tipped-in colour plates. Large 4to, black cloth spine, photo-illustrated grey paper covered boards, red and black lettering to front board, gilt lettering to spine. Editedby Joan Adler. Contents: I: Westchester County: Hananiah Harari House (for painter Hananiah Harari and his wife Freda); Don Wallance House (industria l designer Don Wallance, and his wife Shula); Kanaga-Putnam House (for painter/journalist Wallace Putnam and his wife, photographer Consuelo Kanaga). II: Rockland County: Henry Varnum Poor House (painter/sculptor Henry VarnumPoor and Bessie Breuer); Corcos-Levy House (for author/scholar Edgar Levy and his wife, painter Lucille Corcos). III: Fairfield County: Jimmy Ernst House (artist Jimmy Ernst and his wife Dallas); Jean & Tom Hollyman House (fashion photographer Jean Hollyman, and her hsuband, journalist/photographerTom Hollyman); Bill Atkinson House (fashion designer Bill Atkinson and his wife Sylvia). IV: Bucks County: Reid-Bourneuf House (Broadway actors Franc es Reid and Philip Bourneuf); Valentine D'Ogries House (stained glass artist Valentine Francs D'Ogries); Wolfgang Roth House (stage designer Wolfgang Roth). V: The Hamptons: Costantino Nivola House (sculptor Costantino Nivola); Dorothy Norman House (journalist and historian Dorothy Norman); Johnson-Sykes House (painted Buffie Johnson and critic and novelist Gerald Sykes). VI: Woodstock: Small-Ludins House (sculptress Hannah Small and painter Eugene Ludins); Julio De Diego House (visual artist Julio de Diego); Anton Refregier House (painter and muralist Anton Refregier). Light spotting to top edge, else very good. 50.00

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13 AMBASZ, Emilio (ed.) Italy : The New Domestic Landscape : Achievements and Problems of Italian Design. First Edition in dustjacket
Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1972, ISBN:0870703843 
AMBASZ, Emilio (ed.). Italy : The New Domestic Landscape : Achievements andProblems of Italian Design. New York : The Museum of Modern Art, in collab oration with Centro Di, Florence, (April 1972). First Edition. Pp (10),[11]-430,(2). With 520 illustrations (124 in color). 4to, white paper covered boards, black lettering to spine, in a printed glassine dustjacket with fivepieces of cut-out objects illustrative of Italian design inserted into jac ket as issued. "During the last decade, the emergence of Italy as the dominant force in design has had a profound influence in Europe and the Americas. This phenomenon is important not only becasue of the high quality and diversity of the forms produced, but also because it has generated a lively debate on the sociocultural implications of product design, raising questionsof vital concern to designers throughout the world. For many designers, th e aesthetic quality of individual objects intended for private consumption has become irrelevant in the face of such pressing problems as poverty, urban decay, and the pollution of the environment now encountered in all industrialized countries. Consequently, they are increasingly shifting the focusof their attention from the well-designed object to man's total environmen t, seeing the designer's function as one that can mold patterns of behaviorby creating new settings for freeer, mor adaptable life styles. [...] This publication, issued in conjunction with a major exhibition at The Museum o f Modern Art, is the first to deal comprehensively with these challenging developments. Over 150 objects of Italian design of the past ten years have been selceted for the show and all are reproduced in color or black-and-white, as are the dozen environments by well-known Italian designers speciallycommissioned for the occasion." (from the dj)., Contents : Preface; Introd uction (by Emilio Ambasz); Objects Selected for their Formal and Technical Means; Objects Selected for their Sociocultural Implications; Objects Selected for their Implications of more Flexible Patterns of Use and Arrangement. Environments: Introduction; Design Program; Design as Postulation: Gae Aulenti, Ettore Sottsass, Joe Colombo, Alberto Rosselli, Marco Zanuso and Richard Sapper, Mario Bellini; Design as Commentary: Gaetano Pesce; Counterdesign as Postulation: Ugo La Pietra, Archizoom, Superstudio, Gruppo Strum, Enzo Mari; Winners of the Competition for Young Designers: Gianantonio Mari, Group 9999. Historical Articles: Introduction ; Art Nouveau in Italy (by Paolo Portoghesi); The Futurist Construction of the Universe (by Maurizio Fagiolo dell'Arco); The Beginning of Modern Research, 1930-1940 (by Leonardo Bonevolo); Italian Design 1945-1971 (by Vittorio Gregotti). Critical Articles: Introduction; Italian Design in Relation to Social and Economic Planning(by Ruggero Cominotti); Housing Policy and the Goals of Design in Italy (b y Italo Insolera); Ideological Development in the Thought and Imagery of Italian Design (by Giulio Carlo Argan); The Land of Good Design (by Alessandro Mendini); Radical Architecture (by Germano Celant); Design and Technological Utopia (by Manfredo Tafuri); A Design for New Behaviors (by Filiberto Menna). Summary (by Emilio Ambasz). ADDITIONAL SHIPPING CHARGES WILL BE REQUIRED FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE CANADA DUE TO ITS WEIGHT. Very good in browned dustjacket (with all five cut-outs present). 100.00

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14 American Architect and Building News American Architect and Building News. Vol. 31, Nos. 784-796, January-March 1891
Ticknor & Co. Publishers, Boston, 1891, 
(American Architect). The American Architect and Building News. Vol. XXXI, Nos. 784-796, January-March 1891. Boston : Ticknor & Co. Publishers, 1891. Pp (4),[i]-viii,[1]-208,(4),+ 77 full-page plates (4 in colour) + 32 double-page plates. Text Illustrations. Double Column. 4to, dark brown half-leather, red marbled paper covered boards, gilt lettering to spine. A beautifully illustrated architectural magazine covering national and international topics. ADDITIONAL SHIPPING CHARGES WILL APPLY DUE TO THIS VOLUME'S WEIGHT. Wear to spine, edges and outer hinges, rear board detached but present, boards rubbed, else good. 200.00

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15 ANGUS, Margaret Old Stones of Kingston : The Its Buildings Before 1867. in dj
University of Toronto Press, 1966, 
ANGUS, Margaret. The Old Stones of Kingston : Its Buildings Before 1867. (Toronto) : University of Toronto Press, (1966). Pp (40),v-viii,(1),2-120. Illustrated with black-and-white photo plates, maps. 8vo, illustrated boards. Word expunged on ffep, name on same, else vg in slightly torn dj. 25.00

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16 ANSLOW, Florence HALIBURTON, Thomas HALL, William, V.C. Historic Windsor : A Town and County Abounding in Interesting Events : Jottings From My Scrapbook
1962, 
ANSLOW, Florence. Historic Windsor: A Town and County Abounding in Interesting Events. Jottings From My Scrapbook. Windsor, N.S.: n.pub., n.d. [1962].First Edition. Pp (2),3-32. Illustrated. 8vo, stapled whtie wraps with N.S . flag illustration to front. Vaison, Nova Scotia Past and Present : A Bibliography and Guide, p.58. Contents: Nova Scotia Flag; Ancient Pessaquith; Nova Scotia; Arrival of the Planters; Trees; Hants County; Toll Bridge; Clifton; Glooscap; Judge Haliburton's Name perpetuated; Old Parish Church; Bluenose; Four Famous Natives; Old Indian Love Story; The Countess Mayo; Cape Cod Architecture; William Hall, V.C.; Aboiteau and Harnessing the Bay of Fundy; Bluenose keeps N.Y. Moving; Fort Edward; The Old Parish Burying Ground;The Haliburton Family; Famous Graduates of Kings College; Sam Slick; Mrs. Grant's Tragic Death; Amor de Cosmos; Colonel Cato; The First Railroad: Halifax to Windsor; Ossian; Agricultural Monument; Chimney Sweep to Geologist;Banks; Medical Quacks; Shannon & Chesapeake; A Haunted House. Very good. 1 5.00

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17 Antigonish] Antigonish Town and County : Tir a Phalteis (The Land of Plenty).
Council of Board and Trade, Antigonish, NS, 1916, 
[Antigonish]. Antigonish Town and County : Tir a Phalteis (The Land of Plenty). Antigonish, NS : Issued under the direction of the Town Council and Board of Trade, for sale at The Macdonald Music Store, 1916. Pp. (4),[3]-48,(2). Illustrated. Double column. 8vo, gilt decorated stapled green card covers. palin spine. Morley, p. 97. A slim volume on the history and importanceof the Nova Scotia town of Antigonish, with particular attention paid to t he town's architecture, as well as specific sections dealing with St. Francis Xavier University, early twentieth-century transportation routes, agricultural importance, climate, sports, etc. Vertical cover creasing, some nicking, pencilling to ffep, else vg. Very scarce. 160.00

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18 APPIGNANESI, Lisa (ed.). DERRIDA, Jacques LYOTARD, Jean-Francois Postmodernism : ICA Documents 4 / ICA Documents 5.
Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, 1986, ISBN:0905263952 
APPIGNANESI, Lisa, (ed.). Postmodernism : ICA Documents 4 / ICA Documents 5. (London : Institute of Contemporary Arts, 1986). Pp 1-72. Illustrated. Double Column. 4to, black and grey card covers, lettered in yellow and white.Contents : ICA Documents 4 Postmodernism : Introduction: The Question of P ostmodernism (by Geoff Bennington); Defining the Postmodern (by Jean-Francois Lyotard); On the Sublime (by Philippe Lacoue-Labarthe); Complexity and the Sublime (by Jean-Frangois Lyotard); From Post-Structuralism to Postmodernity (by Peter Dews); Spider and Bee (by J.G. Merquior); In the Empire of the Gaze (by Martin Jay); Some Reflections on Postmodernism and Architecture(by Kenneth Frampton); Architecture and the Postmodern Condition (by Demet ri Porphyrios); A Response to Kenneth Frampton (by Jean-Francois Lyotard); Revising Modernism, Representing Postmodernism (by Michael Newman); Television and Postmodernism (by John Wyver); Postmodernism and Popular Culture (by Angela McRobbie); A Note on Popular Culture (by Jean-Francois Lyotard). ICA Documents 5 : Names: Proper and Improper (by Rene Major); The Role of the Intellectuals in France (by Jacques Leenhardt); On Colleges and Philosophy (by Jacques Derrida). Some edgewear, else very good. 25.00

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19 APT Bulletin BUGGEY, S. HUM-HARTLEY, S. POWTER, A. APT : Bulletin of the Association for Preservation Technology, Vol. 10, No.3, 1978
Association for Preservation Technology APT, Ottawa, 1978, 
(APT Bulletin). APT : Bulletin of the Association for Preservation Technology, Vol. X, No. 3, 1978. (Ottawa : APT, 1978). Pp [1]-91,(1). Illustrated. 4to, illustrated white card covers, lettered in black. Department of Indianand Northern Affairs, Canada, Special Issue. Contents : DINA Special Issue : Introduction (by R.H. Smillie); Nondestructive Testing for Heritage Structures (by S. Hum-Hartley); Structural Conservation of the Buildings of Old Fort William, Thunder Bay, Ontario (by M.E. Weaver); Conservation Technology Manuals (by J.S. Smith); Injection d'Epoay Sous Pression Fort No. 1, Lauzon, Quebec (par F. ,Leblanc); History, Deterioration, and Repair of Cement and Concrete in Nineteenth Century Fortifications Constructed by the Royal Enaineers (by A. Powter); Architectural Photogrammetry Applied to Heritage Recording (by R. Letellier); Scale for Making Out Estimates for St John's, Newfoundland, 1807: A Document (by S. Buggey, pp 81-91). Penned name to front cover, some corners dog-eared, else very good. 30.00

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20 APT Bulletin CHARBONNEAU, A. SAUNDERS, I.J. TURNER, S.L. APT : Bulletin of the Association for Preservation Technology, Vol. 12, No.3. 1980
Association for Preservation Technology APT, Ottawa, 1980, 
(APT Bulletin). APT : Bulletin of the Association for Preservation Technology, Vol. XII, No. 3, 1980. (Ottawa : APT, 1980). Pp [1]-156. Illustrated. 4to, illustrated white card covers, lettered in black. Contents : Letter to Editor: re timber construction (by R. Irving); Letter to Editor: ve reproducing cast iron balustrades (by J.S. Howell and J. Lauder); Letter to Editor: re book review (by M/. Denhez); Letter to Editor: re wall construction (by T. Ritchie); Letter to Editor: re documentary notes (by V.O. Ridout); Architectural Trompe-l'oeil in Quebec Around 1900 (by J. Bland); Preservation Comes of Age From Williamsburg to the National Trust, 1926-1949 (by C.B. Hosmer Jr.); Plantation Papers as a Source for Landscape Documentation and Interpretation: The Thomas Butler Papers (by S.L. Turner); A History of the Tunnel Kiln and Other Kilns for Burning Bricks (by T. Ritchie); Positive Evidence: Using Photographs as Documents in Structural History (by M. Archibald); Documentary msearen for Scotland's "Buildings in the Countryside Survey" (by N.G. Allen); Notes sur la maçonneine de deux edifices militaires construits à Quebec au milieu du XIXe siècle (par A. Charbonneau0; The GraduateProgram in Public Historical Studies, University of California, Santa Barb ara (by C.W. Pursell, Jr.); The Restoration of Government House, Regina, Saskatehewan: An Historian's Perspective .(by I.J. Saunders). Very good. 30.00

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