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101 BOSS, Judy. Nova Scotia Museum Curatorial Report 28 Restoration of the Wile Carding Mill
Nova Scotia Museum, Halifax, 1975, 
BOSS, Judy. The Restoration of the Wile Carding Mill. Halifax, Nova Scotia : Nova Scotia Museum, 1975. Pp. (6),1-45,(1). Illustrated in black and white. 4to, stapled off-white wraps with black lettering to front cover. Nova Scotia Museum Curatorial Report Number 28. A short study of the restoration of the mill in Bridgewater, Nova Scotia, which was to be operated under theauspices of the DesBrisay Museum. Contents: Introduction; Historic Buildin g Evaluation; History of the Wile Carding Mill; Other Industries Utilizing the Water Power of the Stream; Restoration of the Wile Carding Mill; Restoration Specifications. Minor edge-nicking, else very good. Due to its small size, shipping costs should be a bit cheaper than quoted. 20.00

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102 Boston Athenaeum Change and Continuity: A Pictorial History of the Boston Athenaeum
Boston Athenaeum, Boston, 1976, 
Boston Athenaeum). Change and Continuity : A Pictorial History of the Boston Athenaeum . Being selections from an exhibition held in December, 1976. [Boston]: Boston Athenaeum, 1976. Pp. 31. Double column. Illustrated. 4to, stapled, illustrated card covers. Very good. 20.00

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103 BOUCHER, Terry, et al Maison Ceelestin Bourque, Memramcook-Ouest
1976, 
BOUCHER, Terry, et al. Maison Célestin Bourque, Memramcook-Ouest. Moncton :À la découverte de l'habitation acadienne, aout 1976. Pp (1),1-20 leaves, printed one side only. Illustrated. Maps. Double Column. Oblong 8vo, black comb bound, illustrated tan card covers. Contents : Introduction; Cartes; Historique; Célestin Bourque [1787-1862]; Maison; Dessins / Plans; Lexique. Text in French. Penned name, else very good. 20.00

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Drawn from African Dwellings  dj    1st , BOURDIER, Jean-Paul MINH-HA, Trinh T.
104 BOURDIER, Jean-Paul MINH-HA, Trinh T. Drawn from African Dwellings dj 1st
Indiana University Press, 1996, 
BOURDIER, Jean-Paul. Drawn from African Dwellings. Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana University Press, (1996). First Edition. Pp.[5], vi-xiii, 1-308. Illustrated. 4to, rust cloth. Small nick to lower edge of dj, top edge slightly worn, else vg. 60.00

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105 BOVINI, Giuseppe Eglises de Ravenne / The Churches of Ravenna. no dj.
Instituto Geografico de Agostini, 1960, 
BOVINI, Giuseppe. Eglises de Ravenne / The Churches of Ravenna. Novara: Instituto Geografico de Agostini, (1960). Pp 164. 4to, light blue cloth. Bilingual edition. One plate loose, rubbed and slightly soiled, nicks to tail of spine, spine sunned, else vg. 50.00

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106 BRACKEN, Damian, and Dagmar O RIAIN-RAEDEL (eds). Ireland and Europe in the Twelfth Century : Reform and Renewal. First Edition in dustjacket
Four Courts Press, Dublin, Ireland, 2006, ISBN:1851828486 
BRACKEN, Damian, and Dagmar O RIAIN-RAEDEL (eds). Ireland and Europe in theTwelfth Century : Reform and Renewal. (Dublin, Ireland) : Foyr Courts Pres s. (2006). First Edition. Pp (4),5-289,(8),+ one colour plate. Text Illustrations. Index. 8vo, black cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Very good in dustjacket. 80.00 "This book examines the attempt to reform the Irish Church, the developing ideas of Irish nationhood, and the revolutionary impact new artistic ideas had on Irish art, architecture and literature in the course of the twelfth century." M(from the dj). Contents : Canterbury's perspectiveon church reform and Ireland, 1070-1115 (by Martin Brett, pp. 13-35); Gate ways to southern Ireland: Cork and Waterford in the twelfth century (by Maurice F. Hurley, pp. 36-55); The western world's tower of honour and dignity": the career of Muirchertach Ua Briain in context (by Sean Duffy, pp. 56-73); Saint Flannán's oratory at Killaloe: a Romanesque building of c. 1100 and the patronage of king Muirchertach Ua Briain (by Richard D. H.. Gen, pp.74-105); Power, politics and polygamy: women and marriage in late pre-Norm an Ireland (by Anthony Candon, pp. 106-127); Were early Irish church establishments under lay control? (by Martin Holland, pp 128-142); Pagans and holy men: literary manifestations of twelfth-century reform (by Maire Ni Mhaonaigh, pp. 143-161): Design and function: the construction and decoration ofCormac 's Chapel at Cashel (by Roger A. Stalley, pp. 162-175); m Cashel an d Germany: the documentary evidence (by Dagmr O. Riain-Raedel, pp. 176-217); Bishops, liturgy and reform: some archaeological and art historical evidence (by Raghnall O. FLOINN, pp. 218-238); The portrayal of Ireland and the Irish in Bernard's Life of Malachy (by Diarmud Sculy, pp. 239-256); Wheels of words, networks of knowledge: Romanesque scholarship and Cormac's Chapel('by Tadhg O'Keeffe, pp. 257-269(, Very good in dustjacket. 80.00

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107 BRADY, Edward M. Marine Salvage Operations. 4th US in dj
Cornell Maritime, Cambridge, MD, 1972, ISBN:0870330519 
BRADY, Edward M. Marine Salvage Operations. Cambridge, MD: Cornell MaritimePress, (1972). Fourth Printing. Pp 237. Illustrated. 8vo, green cloth. Con tents : Types of Ship Salvage; Practical Diving; Naval Architecture; Equipment and Structures Used in Salvage; Salvage Practice; Miscellaneous SalvageOperations, Techniques. Name inked to front pastedown and ffep, stamp to t itle page, else vg in nicked, unclipped dj. 40.00

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108 BRAND, Ronald Architectural Details for Insulated Buildings
Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1990, ISBN:0442236743 
BRAND, Ronald. Architectural Details for Insulated Buildings. NY: Van Nostrand Reinhold, (1990). Pp. 238. Illustrated with numerous charts and diagrams. 4to, red card covers, black comb bound spine. Includes: Heat Flow and Insulation; Airtightness and Vaportightness; Preventing Rain Leakage; SealingJoints; Windows; Watertight Roofing; Flashings. Vg. 30.00

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Man and God in Art and Ritual : A Study of Iconography, Architecture and Ritual Action as Primary Evidence of Religious Belief and Practice.  in dj , BRANDON, S. G. F.
109 BRANDON, S. G. F. Man and God in Art and Ritual : A Study of Iconography, Architecture and Ritual Action as Primary Evidence of Religious Belief and Practice. in dj
Charles Scribner's Sons, 1975, 
BRANDON, S. G. F. Man and God in Art and Ritual : A Study of Iconography, Architecture and Ritual Action as Primary Evidence of Religious Belief and Practice. NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1975). Pp. 514 including more than four hundred plates and illustrations. 4to, black cloth. Previous owner's name inked to ffep, else vg in dj (small price sticker to front panel). 75.00

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110 BRANNER, Robert. Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, New Series - Volume 58, Painted Medallions in the Sainte-Chapelle in Paris
American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia, 1968, 
BRANNER, Robert. The Painted Medallions in the Sainte-Chapelle in Paris. Philadelphia : The American Philosophical Society, February, 1968. First Edition. Pp [1]-42,(2). Illustrated in black-and-white. 4to, printed green stapled card covers. Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, New Series – Volume 58, Part 2, 1968. Spine browned, foxing to title page, elsevery good. 30.00

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111 Brickbuilder. WARREN, Charles P. Brickbuilder : Devoted to the Interests of Architecture in Materials of Clay. Vol. 14, Nos. 1-12, January-December 1905
Rogers and Manson Company, Boston, 1905, 
(Brickbuilder). The Brickbuilder : Devoted to the Interests of Architecturein Materials of Clay. Vol. 14, Nos. 1-12, January-December 1905. Boston : Rogers & Manson, 1905. Pp (4),[1]-284,+ 12 frontspieces. Text Illustrations. Double Column. 4to, dark brown half-leather, maroon marbled paper coveredboards, gilt lettering to spine. Sample of contents : Notes on Standard Fo rm of Specifications for Architectural Terra-Cotta (by Charles P. Warren, pp 8-17); Boston Brickwork. I. Colonial Era (pp 27-33), II. Recent Residential Work (pp 52-57), III. Recent Residential Work - continued (pp 80-84), IV. Suburban Residential Work (pp 95-101), V. Boston “Flats” (pp 119-123), VI. Commercial and Miscellaneous (pp 152-156); and much more. ADDITIONAL SHIPPING CHARGES WILL APPLY DUE TO THIS VOLUME'S WEIGHT. Covers detached and very worn, tape repair to partly detached spine, else good. As is. 200.00

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112 BRINSMADE, Robert Bruce. Mining Without Timber. Second Impression.
McGraw-Hill Book Company, New York, 1911, 
BRINSMADE, Robert Bruce. Mining Without Timber. New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1911. Second Impression, Corrected. Pp. (8),ix-xiii,(1),1-309,(3),frontispiece. With numerous black and white illustrations and line drawing s. 8vo, maroon cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Contents: 1. Explosive and Their Use in Mining; 2. Principles of Blasting Ground; 3. Compressed Airfor Mining; 4. Principles for Controlling Excavations; 5. Principles of Mi ne Draining; 6. Surface Shoveling in Open Cuts; 7. Surface Mining; 8. Underhand Stoping; 9. Overhand Stoping with Shrinkage; 10. Overhand Stoping on Waste in the United States; 11. Overhand Stoping on Waste in Mexico and Australia; 12. Overhand Stoping with Shrinkage and Delayed Filling; 13. Overhand Stoping with Shrinkage and Simultaneous Pillar-caving; 14. Back-caving into Chutes or Chute-caving; 15. Block-caving System; 16. Slicing Under Mats of Timber in Panels; 17. Slicing Under Ore with Back-caving in Rooms; 18. Principles of Mining Seams; 19. Advancing Longwall Systems for Seams [with asmall section on the Drummond Colliery, Westville, Nova Scotia, pp. 255-25 9]; 20. Pillar Systems for Seams; 21. Flushing System for Filling Seams andRecovering Pillars; 22. Comparison of Various Mining Systems; 23. Principl es of Mine Valuation. With index. Faint dampstain to top- and fore-margins of the bulk of the volume, light dark specking to front board, else good. 35.00

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113 BRISTOW, Ian C. JONES, Inigo WREN, Christopher Architectural Colour in British Interiors 1615-1840. Paul Mellon Centre forStudies in British Art Series . First Edition in dustjacket.
Yale University Press, New Haven & London, 1996, ISBN:0300038666 
BRISTOW, Ian C. Architectural Colour in British Interiors 1615-1840. New Haven & London: "Published for the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art by Yale University Press", 1996. First Edition. Pp (6),vii-xxi,(1),1-265,(1). Illustrated in colour and black & white. 4to, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "For many years, historical architectural colour has been anelusive topic, since paint fades and discolours, and most early schemes ha ve been obliterated by succeeding phases of redecoration. In parallel with this, the taste of later generations has also overlaid earlier ideas of colour with a mass of subjective opinion and received wisdom. To remedy matters, this objective study combines information from documentary sources with data obtained from the technical investigation of significant interiors by important architects of the period, and presents for the first time a coherent outline of true historical practice. It is an essential complement to more conventional architectural studies of form and space. Earlier essays inthe topic have not only been limited by the ephemeral nature of the physic al evidence, but have often assumed a fixed or universal canon of taste andfailed to understand the manner in which this has changed with every gener ation. A lack of technical knowledge has also led to the misinterpretation of early documents; and although much has been published on the more immediately accessible subjects of wallpaper, textiles, furniture, and fine decorative painting, this is the first study dedicated to the architectural colours which united them. It is thus a key text for students of all aspects ofthe historic interior, besides the more general reader. In a series of cha pters, the noble interiors of Inigo Jones are contrasted with more intimatespaces of the period; and the succeeding drabness adopted in many rooms of the second half of the seventeenth century is set against its taste for ma rbling, graining, and imitation japan. It is shown how the new foundation established by the Palladians came to provide the basis for the lively use of colour by Robert Adam and his contemporaries; and the study concludes by showing how the development of colour theory in the early nineteenth century superseded eighteenth-century ideas and, combined with the Regency taste for the exotic, led to an entirely new outlook, much of which still forms present-day preconceptions." - from the dj. Chapters: 1. Introduction: the age of Inigo Jones; 2. The age of Wren; 3. The Palladians from 1715 to the mid-1750s; 4. The coloured neo-classical ceilings of Robert Adam and his contemporaries; 5. Paint colour on walls in neo-classical interiors; 6. The late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries: archaeological and exotic influences; 7. New perceptions of colour: its usage at the end of the period. With notes, sopurces and index. Faint mark where label removed from endpaper, else very good in dustjacket. 100.00

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114 BROCK, Peter, ed. and ill STEVENS, B.D. Man Who Built Churches : The Story of B.D. Stevens
Pottersfield, 1990, ISBN:0919001645 
BROCK, Peter, ed. and ill. The Man Who Built Churches : The Story of B.D. Stevens. Lawrencetown Beach, NS: Pottersfield Press, (1990). Pp 119. 8vo, illustrated grey card covers. "His own construction company, B.D. Stevens Limited, built houses in many parts of the Halifax area, including Bridgeview,Fairview as well as pre-fabs during the Second World War. At the same time , BD gave money, materials and whatever was required to build churches throughout Atlantic Canada in Fredericton, Halifax, Charlottetown, Trurop, St. John's, Corner Brook, Stephenville, Shubenacadie and other towns. BD's lifedemonstrates that the precepts for responsible living are universal. Build ing churches was his personal way of helping others worship God and celebrate life." - from the rear cover. Very gppd. Due to its small size, shippingcosts should be cheaper than quoted. 10.00

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115 BRONNER, Simon J. (edited by) American Material Culture and Folklife : A Prologue and Dialogue. in dj.
UMI Research Press, Ann Arbor, MI, 1985, ISBN:0835716228 
BRONNER, Simon J. (edited by). American Material Culture and Folklife : A Prologue and Dialogue . Edited by Simon J. Bronner. Ann Arbor, MI: UMI Research Press, (1985). Pp. (i)-xiii,[1],(1)-256,[2]. Illustrated. 8vo, grey cloth with black lettering to spine. Contents: 1. Bronner's "The Idea of the Folk Artifact", 2. Henry Glassie's "Artifact and Culture, Architecture and Society", 3. John Michael Vlach's "The Concept of Community and Folklife Study", 4. Sergeij A. Tokarev's "Toward a Methodology for the Ethnographic Study of Material Culture", 5. Thomas A. Adler's "Musical Instruments, Tools, and the Experience of Control", 6. Elizabeth Mosby Adler's "'My Mother Had One of Those': The Experience of the Pie Safe", 7. Warren E. Roberts's "Investigating the Tree-Stump Tombstone in Indiana", 8. Bernard Herman's "Time and Performance: Folk House in Delaware", 9. Ormond Loomis's "Folk ArtisansUnder Glass: Practical and Ethical Considerations for the Museum", 10. Pat ricia A. Hall's "A Case for Folklife and the Local Historical Society", 11.Bronner's "Researching Material Folk Culture in the American City". Vg in dj. 30.00

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116 BROWN, Percy Picturesque Nepal. First Edition
Adam and Charles Black, London, 1912, 
BROWN, Percy. Picturesque Nepal. London : Adam and Charles Black, 1912. First Edition. Pp (4),v-xvi,[1]-205,(3), colour frontispiece (with tissue guard) + 3 colour plates + 40 black-and-white plates. Index. 8vo, illustrated brown cloth, lettered in cream. Inman, The A&C Black Colour Books, no. 674. Contents : I. The Independent State of Nepal : Situation—Its Isolation—Legend of the Foundation of Nepal—The Valley of Nepal. II. The History of Nepal: Mythological Period—Visit of Buddha to the Valley—Asoka's Visit—Chinese Record—The Malla Rajas—The Gurkha Period. III. The People : The Different Tribes in Nepal—The Gurkhas and the Newars—The Religions of Nepal—Religious Influence on the Art of the State—Tantrism. IV. The High Road to Katmandu :The Snowy Range of the Himalayas—Through the Plains—The Terai—The Road in the River-bed—Churia Rest-house—Fishing—The Pass of Sisagarhi—The Pass of Chandragiri—First View of the Valley of Nepal—The Last Stage. V. The Cities of the Valley : Katmandu—Legendary Plan—History—The Durbar—Bhim Sen's Tower—Bhatgaon—The Durbar Square—The Golden Gate—Nyatpola Deval or the Temple ofthe Five Stages—The Taumari Tol—Patan—Its Decay—The Durbar Square—Principa l Buildings of Patan—Kirtipur. VI. Pashpatti : The Doorway of Death—Its Buildings—The Daily Devotees—Women Pilgrims—The Burning-Ghat. VII. The Temple of Changu-Narain : The Situation of the Temple—Pilgrims to the Shrine—The Art and Architecture of the Temple—The Pilgrims' Ritual. VIII. Festivals : The Popularity of the Festivals—The Machendranath Festival—The Procession—The Dassera Festival—The Review—The Dassera Procession—Blessing the Colours at the Kot—Minor Celebrations, "Kaka boli" and "Swana boli"—The Pilgrimage—The Sacred Lake of Gosainthan. IX. The Arts of the Newars : Art and Religion—Indian and Chinese Influences—Nepalese Architecture—The "Chaitya"—BuddhistTemples—Bodhnath and Shambu-Nath—Symbolism of the "Chaitya"—The "Pagoda"—O rigin of the Pagoda. X. The Arts of the Newars (continued) : The Nepalese School—Its Origin and Influences—Metal-work—Metal Statuary—The Process of Manufacture—The Artist-priest—Minor Metalwork—The Makara—Religious Utensils—Wood-carving—Terra-cotta—Stone-carving—Textiles. XI. Sketches : The Water-Garden of Balaji—Fishponds and Fountains—The Submerged Narain—Lamaism—The "Unko Vihar"—The High-priest—Gambling—The Day of Gifts. Slightly cocked, bubbling to cloth on front board, some mfoxing to edges, hinges a bit shaky, small stain to one leaf, else very good. 75.00

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117 BROWN, Ron Train Doesn't Stop Here Any More : An Illustrated History of Railway Stations in Canada. in dj.
Broadview Press, Peterborough, ON, 1991, ISBN:0921149540 
BROWN, Ron. The Train Doesn't Stop Here Any More : An Illustrated History of Railway Stations in Canada. (Peterborough, ON): Broadview Press, (1991). Pp. (1)-200. Illustrated. Triple column. Oblong 8vo, cream cloth with brownlettering to spine. An informative volume depicting the history of Canada' s numerous train stations, and showing the importance that some of these stations -- many of which are now in a dilapidated state as a result of the decline of the rail industry in the country -- played, in providing a link to isolated districts. "Canadians and railway buffs from around the world have become acutely conscious of Canada's endangered railway heritage. Ron Brown's new book expresses for us all the nostalgia for what is gone. But it is also a celebration of a marvelous and fascinating heritage." - dj. Vg indj. 30.00

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118 BROWNE, Douglas G. Floating Bulwark : The Story of the Fighting Ship: 1514-1942. First Edition in dustjacket
Cassell, 1963, 1963 
BROWNE, Douglas G. The Floating Bulwark : The Story of the Fighting Ship: 1514-1942. London : Cassell, (1963). First Printing. Pp (6),vii-xiv,(2),3-274 + frontispiece + 24 pages of Illustrations. 8vo, orange cloth, gilt lettering to spine.

"'He that commands the sea is at great liberty and may take as much and as little of the war as he will.'

Francis Bacon's maxim, true in his own time, was an essential tenet of British foreign policy for nearly four hundred years. The influence of British sea-power on European conflicts and the struggle for empire overseas was a constant thread in the Island's endeavour to maintain a favourable balance of power.

Although, during the centuries betore the advent of the aircraft carrier and, later, the seaborne atomic missile which changed the whole strategic aspect of sea-power, Britain was able to challenge the navies of Europe and establish a world-wide supremacy, it was sometimes due more to the qualities of her seamen and the determination of the administrators ot her navy than to the superiority of her naval architecture.

Douglas Browne's study of the development of fighting ships, from the building of the Henry Grace à Dieu at Woolwich in 1514 to the eclipse of the capital ship with the Battle of Midway in June 1942, takes full account of this situation. He points out that during the eighteenth century the French and the Spanish, working to scientific principles, built ships which consistently outsailed any that British yards, using the old rule-of-thumb methods, could produce. Yet thanks to the brilliance of her seamen, culminating in the genius of Nelson, the British navy prevailed (just as in the Dutch Wars of the previous century, daring and resolute commanders like Tromp and de Ruyter defied England's sea- power, although their ships were smaller and were poorly constructed).

While the emphasis of The Floating Bulwark is upon British ship construction, it is not studied in isolation, and foreign innovations, which often exerted a decisive influence' (especially during the nineteenth century), are also examined. And to illustrate the influence of advances in design upon naval tactics, and conversely of naval tactics upon design, Douglas Browne gives brief accounts of some of the world's important sea battles — not only those of British history from the Armada to Jutland, but also such significant encounters as the battles of Lissa, the Yalu and Midway, as well as the memorable clash between the Merrimac and the Monitor. The final view, therefore, is of the worldwide development and deployment of the battleship through more than four centuries, in a wide-ranging study which takes in the complete life-span of the capital ship." - from dj flaps.

Contents :
Part I. Birth of a Navy.
1. Before the Battleship;
2. The King's Ships Royal;
3. Progress before the Armada;
4. The Armada: The Fleets;
5. The Armada: The New Tactics;

Part II. From the Armada to the Ironclad.
6. The Seventeenth Century: The Ships;
7. The Dutch Wars;
8. King Log and King Thumb;
9. The Line and the Frigate;
10. Signals, Sterns and Smashers;
11. Logistics and Tactics;

Part III. The Age of the Engineer.
12. Steam, Iron and Shells;
13. From the Gloire to the Monitor;
14. The Turret and the Ram;
15. The Years of Experiment: I [ including the Royal Institution of Naval Architects, founded in 1860 ] ;
16. The Years of Experiment: II;
17. Towards a Pattern;
18. The Cruiser and the Quick-firer;
19. A New Century and a New Era;
20. Jutland: The Anti-climax;
21. Epilogue: Midway;
Index.

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119 BRUNSKILL, R. W. Vernacular Architecture of the Lake Counties : A field handbook. First Edition in dustjacket
Faber and Faber, London, 1974, ISBN:0571094600 
BRUNSKILL, R. W. Vernacular Architecture of the Lake Counties : A field handbook. London : Faber and Faber, (1974). First Edition. Pp (4),5-164. Illustrated with numerous photographs and line drawings. Index. 8vo, pale green cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "Both in Illustrated Handbook of VernacularArchitecture and in this more intensive study of a compact, apparently hom ogeneous region, Dr. Brunskill has set out to help the amateur to embark onsystematic observation and recording in the field—a task too extensive for the few professionals, and of great urgency as vernacular buildings become fewer year by year. But Vernacular Architecture of the Lake Counties is of absorbing interest not only to the dedicated amateur making a systematic s tudy, but to visitors to the district, whether teachers, students or simplytourists, and to residents who wish to understand more of their environmen t and to preserve what is irreplaceable in it." (from the dj). Contents : Introduction. 1. The Region and its Study. 2. Large Houses. 3. Small Houses.4. Cottages. 5. Farm Buildings. 6. Urban Vernacular. 7. Industrial Vernacu lar. 8. Materials and Construction. 9. Architectural Details. 10. Comparisons. 11. Conclusion: The Vernacular Revival. 12. Suggestions for further work. 13. Vernacular Trails. Very good in dustjacket. 30.00

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120 BRYAN, Mary E. (ed.). Maple Leaf Amateur Reciter : A Book of Choice Dialogues For Parlor, School and Exhibition. Compiled and Edited by Mrs. Mary E. Bryan and others
Macmillan Company of Canada Limited, Toronto , 1947, 
TRAQUAIR, Ramsay. The Old Architecture of Quebec : A Study of the BuildingsErected in New France from the Earliest Explorers to the Middle of the Nin eteenth Century. Toronto : The Macmillan Company of Canada Limited, 1947. First Edition. Pp [i]-xix,(1),1-324. Illustrated with 179 plates. Index. 4to, blue cloth, gilt lettering to front board and spine. Bibliography of Macmillan of Canada Imprints 1160. Contents : 1. Building in the Early Written Record. 2. The Early Religious Houses. 3. The Oldest Dwelling-Houses. 4. The Quebec Cottage. 5. Manors, Presbyteries, Vacation Houses and Mills. 6. Town and Public Building. 7. Internal Woodwork. 8. The Churches. 9. The Woodcarving. 10. Woodcarving after the Mid-Eighteenth Century. 11. The Montreal Sculptors. 12. Pulpits, Bancs d'Oeuvre, Fonts and Candlesticks. 13. Ironwork. 14. Sculptors and Architects. 15. Books and References. Spine and bottommargin of front board sunned with loss of gilt lettering on spine, corners bumped and worn, name, else good to very good. 80.00

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