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The Last Stop. Ontario's Heritage Railway Stations.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  Toronto. Polar Bear Press. 2002.,  8vo, 23x 18cm, 192p., many Station' plates and illustrations, select biblio., colour printed stiff wraps, (trade paperback), fine copy, as new (cnds). - Great stations from some fifty-two places around Ontario. An enjoyable book.
$20.00                          Book Number: 30479                         Order / Enquire

BULLET, [Pierre]
Architecture Pratique, De M. Bullet, Architecte du Roi, & de l'Academie Royale d'Architecture.Avec une Explication de trente-six Articles de la Coutume de Paris, sur le Titre des Servitudes & Rapports qui concernent les Batimens. Par M. Seguin, Entrepeneur de Batimen
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  Paris. Chez Didot. 1788.,  thick 12mo, 19.5cm, xl,700p., engraved frontis plate & 16 engraved plates, (inc 7 folding), numerous text figures, index, complete with half title, in contemporary full mottled calf, real raised bands, gilt panel borders and decorations, gilt titles, marbled endpapers, worn at th edges, a very good still sound copy (n13). - A classic manual of architecture by French architect Pierre Bullet (1639-1716), whose principal works were the Hotel Crozat (1702) and Evereux (1707) on the Place Vendome. "Architecture Pratique" was first published in 1691. This edition has a hand-written note by a former owner "cette Edition de 1788, commentee par Seguin, est plus estimee que les precideuter."
$499.99    Book Number: 29518         Order / Enquire

BUMPUS, T. Francis
Summer Holidays Among the Glories of Northern France. Her Cathedrals and Churches.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  London. E.T.W. Dennis & Sons. 1905.,  25cm, with 110 plates and illustrations, index, gilt decorated blue cloth, a very good copy (s16)
$22.50                          Book Number: 26722                         Order / Enquire

BUREAU, Joseph].
Hand Book to the Parliamentary and Department Buildings, Canada, with plans of the buildings indicating the several offices and the names of the officials occupying them; Together with a Plan of the City, and a Short Sketch of the Valley of the Ottawa and Every Object of Interest in the Neighbourhood; also List of Members of the Privy Council, - Local Governments, - Senators, - Members of the House of Commons and Local Legislatures, &c., &c., &c.,
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  Ottawa. Printed by G.E. Desbarats. 1867.,  8vo, 22.5cm, 79p., frontis view of the Parliament, 6 plans (4 to a page), folding Ottawa street map, table, original printed wraps, wraps slightly dust worn else a fine copy, rare. (N12) T.P.L. 9542. Casey 3443. Not in Lande. One of the earliest works giving historical and descriptive information relating to Ottawa. It predates all but Hunter's Ottawa Scenery in Morley's listing of Ottawa local histories which it is not in.
$400.00    Book Number: 30857         Order / Enquire

BURTON, Edward
A Description of the Antiquities and Other Curiosities of Rome: From Personal Observation during a Visit to Italy in the Years 1818-19. With Illustrations from Ancient and Modern Writers. In Two Volumes.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  London. Printed for C. & J. Rivington. 1828.,  12mo, 20cm, 2nd edition, in 2 volumes, viii,343 & 326,(2)pp., with 7 rear plates (vol.2), footnotes, in the original blind decorated dark brown cloth, paper spine labels, many leaves uncut, a very good to fine sound set (tgc). - First published in 1821 after extensive travels in France and Italy where the author is reputed to have spent most of his time in the public libraries. The second edition is revised with additions and corrections. Edward Burton was a professor of divinity at Oxford.
$200.00                          Book Number: 26320                         Order / Enquire

BYERS, Mary &Others.
Rural Roots. Pre-Confederation Buildings of the York Region of Ontario.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  Toronto and Buffalo. University of Toronto Press. 1976.,  8vo. 22.5cm, xvi,248p., 7 maps, numerous half page and text illustrations from photographs, index, blue cloth, fine in fine jacket (s16.4). - Based on a comprehensive inventory of early architecture in Ontario, this book furnishes an architectural history of 19th century (pre-1855) buildings in the York County region of the province by focusing on a number of structures, especially houses and churches. Lerner & Williamson. #8014.
$21.00                          Book Number: 5116                         Order / Enquire

CAIN, Georges
Nooks & Corners of Old Paris.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  London. E. GrantRichards. 1907.,  sm4to. 25cm, [lxii],326,(1)pp., plus frontis and 100plate illustrations, bibliography, original maroon decorated cloth,t.e.g., some wear on the top two inches of the upper spine cap edgeotherwise a very good to fine copy (tr). ~ A delightfully personalview of pre-World War One Paris by the Curator of the Carnavalet Museumand of the Historic Collections of the City of Paris. With a Preface byVictorien Sardou. Translated by Frederick Lawton.
$75.00    Book Number: 32908         Order / Enquire

CANADA. Public Works, Canada.
Winning Low Energy Building Designs. Winners of a Government of Canada Competition for Commercial Buildings.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  Ottawa. Energy, Mines and Resources.,  1980. oblong,thick,4to. 22x28cm, 651p., extensive illustrated with 498 illustrations including colour exteriors, colour interiors of existing buildings, site pans, elevations, sections, floor plans, and schematics; appendices, jury commentaries biographies, original tan cloth, a fine copy in fine jacket (agc) Contains scores of ideas, a variety of solutions from multi-store buildings with large glazed atria to structures mainly underground. The book is arranged in convenient overviews, an initial double-page spread on each winner presents a colour illustrations and a brief description.
$87.50                          Book Number: 6331                         Order / Enquire

CARAFFE, Marc de
Town Halls of Canada. A Collection of Essays on Pre-1930 Town Hall Buildings. Introduction by Margaret Carter.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  Ottawa. Environment Canada. 1987.,  Tall8vo. 24cm, 343p., numerous plates and illustrations of buildings, bibliography, appendices, index, stiff illustrated printed wraps, very good to fine (scs)
$22.50                          Book Number: 20300                         Order / Enquire

CARTER, John & John Britton
The Ancient Architecture of England including the orders during The British, Roman, Saxon, and Norman Eras; and under the region of Henry III. and Edward III. Illustrated by One Hundred and Nine Engravings. A new and improved edition, with notes, and copies indexes.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  London. Henry G. Bohn. 1837.,  50cm, double elephant folio. with 2 engraved title pages and 106 copper engraved plates (many containing several illustrations), some damp staining to the last 20 plates, rest of plates are clean, bound in half crushed morocco, raised bands, gilt titles, green cloth, a fine bright copy. (cgc)
$400.00    Book Number: 32191         Order / Enquire

The Masterpieces of the CentennialInternational Exhibition. [In 3 Volumes] Vol. I: Fine Art. Vol. II:Industrial Art. Vol. III: History, Mechanics, Science.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  Philadelphia.Gebbie & Barrie. [1876].,  4to. 29cm, xii,366 & x,521 & clxxxvi,375pp.,3 engraved frontispieces, 32 copper & steel engraved plates, tissueguards, over 800 text illustrations, in the original half black sheep,blind ruled raised bands, gilt decorations & titles in the panels, greencloth boards, some rubbing the spines, front and rear flyies in allvolumes are fragile, marbled endpapers, inner linen hinges (all sound),a very good set (ds1). ~ A massive catalogue to accompany theCentennial International Exhibition held in Fairmount Park, Philadelphia to celebrate the 100th anniversary of American Independence. Held fromMay to November, 1876, the Exhibition was credited with over 10 millionvisitors. This extensively illustrated set displays the magnificence ofthe Exhibition with the stress on technology and industry. Volume 3 waswritten by American engineer, John M. Wilson, responsible for thebuilding of the main exhibition building.
$799.98                          Book Number: 32703                         Order / Enquire

CENTENNIAL International Exhibition]. STRAHAN, Edward & WalterSmith & Joseph M. Wilson.
The Masterpieces of the CentennialInternational Exhibition. [In 3 Volumes] Vol. I: Fine Art. Vol. II:Industrial Art. Vol. III: History, Mechanics, Science.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  Philadelphia.Gebbie & Barrie. [1876].,  4to. 29cm, in 3 volumes, xii,366 & x,521 &clxxxvi,375pp., with 3 engraved frontis plates, 32 copper & steelengraved plates, and over 800 illustrations from wood engravings, incontemporary half black morocco, gilt ruled raised bands, gilt titles &device decorations in the panels, green cloth boards, marbled endpapers,the free flies are all very acidic, a very good set (). ~ A massivecatalogue to accompany the Centennial International Exhibition held inFairmount Park, Philadelphia to celebrate the 100th anniversary ofAmerican Independence. Held from May to November, 1876, the Exhibitionwas credited with over 10 million visitors. This extensively illustratedset displays the magnificence of the Exhibition with the stress ontechnology and industry. Volume 3 was written by American engineer, JohnM. Wilson, responsible for the building of the main exhibition building.
$500.00                          Book Number: 33843                         Order / Enquire

CESCINSKY, Herbert & Ernest R. Gribble
Early English Furniture& Woodworking. In Two Volumes.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  London. The Waverley Book Company. 1922.,  folio. 33.5cm, in 2 vols., xvi,382 & vii,387pp., colour frontispieces with captioned tissue guards, 928 illustrations & figures, index,original quarter fine grain beige linen backed tan brown cloth boards,gilt spine titles on dark crimson morocco labels, some slight occasionalwear on the labels else a near fine set (ds1). ~ A comprehensive 300year history from the 14th century for woodworking and the 15th forfurniture and ending with the 17th century. Primarily oak furniture andwoodworking of the Tudor and Jacobean periods are studied with anextensive collection of photographs that were collected over a twelveyear period.
$349.99                          Book Number: 31350                         Order / Enquire

Little Churches of France. Their Origin; Their Characteristics; Their Periods.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  New York and London. Harper & Brothers. 1930.,  folio. 38.5cm, first edition, (issued in sheet or fascicle style) being 25pages of text including title and illustrations, plus 125 photogravure plates, in portfolio, paper over boards with printed label on the upper cover, string ties, a fine copy (Cds). Churches "collected from all over France, mostly from the byways, and are, I think comprehensively illustrative of the little churches of France."
$150.00                          Book Number: 20572                         Order / Enquire

Irish Ecclesiastical Architecture With Some Notice of Similar or Related Work in England, Scotland and Else-where.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  London & Dublin. G. Bell and Sons Ltd & Hodges, Figgis & Co. Ltd. 1910.,  , 4to. 28.5cm, The First Edition, xxxiii,258, [1]p., title page printed in red and black with vignette, frontis & 114 plate illustrations, index, original ribbed dark green cloth, gilt spine titles, t.e.g, some slight foxing occasionally heavy, expertly restored, armorial bookplate of John Murray Howe, a fine copy thus of the scarce first edition (s9) With 3 albumen photographs (Killarney Cross, Aran Is.; Ruins & Rock of Cashel; Cong Abbey Ruins, and several other extra illustrations, laid in.
$374.99                          Book Number: 29314                         Order / Enquire

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