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Our Own Snug Fireside
Our Own Snug Fireside
Written by Jane Nylander
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307828163
Our Price: $22.99
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Our Own Snug Fireside
Images of the New England Home, 1760-1860
Written by Jane Nylander


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: May 15, 2013
Price: $22.99

This charming book portrays domestic life in New England during the century between the American Revolution and the Civil War. Drawing on diaries, letters, wills, newspapers, and other sources, Jane C. Nylander provides intimate details about preparing dinner, spinning and weaving textiles, washing and ironing laundry, planning a social outing, and...

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Rubble
Rubble
Written by Jeff Byles
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307421548
Our Price: $11.99
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Rubble
Unearthing the History of Demolition
Written by Jeff Byles


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

From the straight boulevards that smashed their way through rambling old Paris to create the city we know today to the televised implosion of Las Vegas casinos to make room for America’s ever grander desert of dreams, demolition has long played an ambiguous role in our lives. In lively, colorful prose,... Read more >
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Hearts of the City
Hearts of the City
Written by Herbert Muschamp, Introduction by Nicolai Ouroussoff
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307273246
Our Price: $19.99
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Hearts of the City

Written by Herbert Muschamp
Introduction by Nicolai Ouroussoff


Format: eBook, 960 pages
On Sale: December 11, 2013
Price: $19.99

From the late Herbert Muschamp, the former architecture critic of The New York Times and one of the most outspoken and influential voices in architectural criticism, a collection of his best work.

The pieces here—from The New Republic, Artforum, and The New York Times—reveal how Muschamp’s views were both ahead of their... Read more >
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The 1960s Home

Written by Paul Evans


Format: eBook, 56 pages
On Sale: August 23, 2011
Price: $9.95

The 1960s witnessed a sustained period of economic growth, consumer spending and stable employment. This hitherto unknown prosperity enabled a market growth in levels of owner occupation and a subsequent boom in the sale of household furnishings and luxury goods. The 1960s Home looks at the styles and fashions in domestic... Read more >
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Traditional Building Materials

Written by Matthew Slocombe


Format: eBook, 104 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $10.95

Steel and glass now dominate modern British cities, but the country can still boast millions of older houses constructed of more traditional building materials. Many date from the period before easy nationwide transportation, when these materials were usually grown on or extracted from land in the locality. As a result, Britain... Read more >
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Humphry Repton
The Polite Art of Landscape
Written by Laura Mayer


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 10, 2014
Price: $7.95

Humphry Repton (1752-1818) ambitiously styled himself Capability Brown's successor; the century's next great improver of landed property. He believed that the art of laying out grounds could only be achieved by 'the united powers of the landscape painter and the practical gardener', and ingeniously combined his knowledge of farming with a... Read more >
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Glasshouses

Written by Fiona Grant


Format: eBook, 72 pages
On Sale: July 23, 2013
Price: $7.95

The orangeries and glasshouses that stand in the gardens of many stately homes help to tell a three-century story of garden fashion. They reflect both the architectural and social trends of their time, but above all show an increasing ability to tailor the buildings to the needs of the plants within... Read more >
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Bungalows

Written by Kathryn Ferry


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: August 10, 2014
Price: $7.95

 A bungalow is now understood to be a single story home but that definition is a modern one and when introduced to Britain in the late 1860s the bungalow concept implied much more. Its origins lay in India where the native dwelling of Bengal was appropriated by colonial officials. On its... Read more >
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Glorious Mud!
Ancient and Contemporary Earthen Design and Construction in North Africa, Western Europe, the Near East, and Southwest Asia
Written by Gus W. Van Beek and Ora Van Beek


Format: eBook, 542 pages
On Sale: October 30, 2013
Price: $99.95

Invented about 13,000 years ago, mud architecture has since been one of the most common, economical, useful, and widespread forms of building. It has been--and is still being--used for grand palaces and temples as well as simple shops and homes. Research conducted over the last several decades has enabled archaeologists and... Read more >
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Going to Town
Going to Town
Written by Katherine Ashenburg
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781551996370
Our Price: $14.99
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Going to Town
Architectural Walking Tours in Southern Ontario
Written by Katherine Ashenburg


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: November 13, 2012
Price: $14.99

Winner of The Ontario Historical Society’s Fred Landon Award for Best Regional History.

With 300 photos and 11 maps.

A work of unexpected delights and surprises: here is a one-of-a-kind guidebook that pinpoints the best of Ontario’s architectural heritage in its most charming towns, offers tantalizing and informative details of provincial history, indulges... Read more >
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