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Image for American Colonial Architecture: Its Origin & Development

American Colonial Architecture: Its Origin & Development

By: Jackson, Joseph

Price: $43.75

Publisher: Philadelphia, David McKay: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books008205

Condition: Very Good


viii, 228 pages. Light foxing to first few and final few leaves but overall a clean interior. Boards and gilding very well preserved. Binding sound and hinges secure. No inscriptions. View more info

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Les petits m├ętiers des jardins publics

By: Joannis, Claudette

Price: $26.00

Publisher: [Paris], Christine Bonneton: 1977

Seller ID: Books002101

Condition: Very Good


126pp. Text in French, rear panel of jacket chipped and torn View more info

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Fireplaces [Owner Builders Guide]

By: Kern, Ken; Steve Magers

Price: $32.50

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books008781

ISBN: 068415885x

Condition: Very Good


192 pages. Clean and unmarked, with no creasing to spine. Profusely illustrated. View more info

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Silent Spaces: The Last of the Great Aisled Barns

By: Kirk, Malcolm

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Boston, New York, Toronto, London, Bulfinch Press / Little, Brown: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books009721

ISBN: 0821220934

Condition: Very Good


162 pages. Light wear to price clipped jacket. Gift inscription top right front endpaper, 1 inch black remainder mark along lower textblock edge, else clean and unmarked. Binding is sound. View more info

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A Georgian House on the Post Road

By: Kirkconnell, Watson

Price: $25.00

Publisher: (Wolfville, N.S.), Self published: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author/association copy

Seller ID: Books010699

Condition: Very Good


22 pages. The story of the property and house at 101 Main Street in Wolfville, Nova Scotia, from its original Planter grant and subsequent construction by Stephen DeWolf in 1801 to its ownership by retired University President Watson Kirkconnell. This booklet was the copy of Harry and Agatha Ganong, librarians at Acadia during Kirkconnell's tenure. Shipping will be cheaper than the default: please inquire. View more info

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Maritime Brick Homes

By: L.E. Shaw - brick manufacture

Price: $281.25

Publisher: Halifax, N.S., L.E. Shaw Limited:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books011234

Condition: Good


42pp. No date given (c.1949), advertising booklet published by Shaw Bricks showing brick houses in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick, including floor plans, name of the architects, building contractors, and owners. A large number of the houses shown are in Halifax, a few in Fredericton, Moncton and Saint John. A small number are in Wolfville and Kentville. Light soiling to binder covers, bend at base of spine from shelf wear. 8 1/2 x 11" sheets. OCLC notes only two institutional holdings (June 2018). View more info

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A Logbuilder's Handbook

By: Langsner, Drew

Price: $39.00

Publisher: Emmaus, PA, Rodale Press: 1982

Seller ID: Books009636

ISBN: 0878574166

Condition: Very Good


xii, 236 pages. Half-inch closed tear to jacket front panel; interior is clean and unmarked; circular blind embossed personal stamp to half-title. Profusely illustrated with diagrams and photographs. binding is sound. View more info

Image for Built-In Furniture. Complete plans and instructions covering almost every conceivable application of built-in furniture....

Built-In Furniture. Complete plans and instructions covering almost every conceivable application of built-in furniture....

By: Love, Edwin M.

Price: $181.25

Publisher: Chicago, Popular Mechanics Press: 1927

Seller ID: Books011386

Condition: Very Good


198 pages. Spine faded. Personal ownership signature stamp to front pastedown and free endpaper. Lower corner of free endpaper cut away. Foxing to endpapers and fore-edge. Binding is sound. A profusely illustrated guide. View more info

Image for Geodaesia: or the Art of Surveying and Measuring Land Made Easy. {Twelfth Edition, Adapted to American Surveyors]

Geodaesia: or the Art of Surveying and Measuring Land Made Easy. {Twelfth Edition, Adapted to American Surveyors]

By: Love, John

Price: $292.50

Publisher: New York, Samuel Campbell: 1793

Seller ID: Books010119

Condition: Good


[viii], 189, [53], 8 page Appendix. Contemporary leather over boards rubbed; front joint tender. Endpapers dampstained; occasional light soiling within. Loss to side and lower margin of the first leaf of Tables (not to text or figures). The sheet comprising the first four pages of preface is loose from the middle and lower stitching but remains attached. Otherwise a sound binding. View more info

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Common Brickwork Architectural Terra Cotta [ITC number 246]

By: Lowndes, William S.; D. Knickerbacker Boyd; Charles E. White Jr.

Price: $56.25

Publisher: Scranton, PA, International Textbook Company: 1920

Seller ID: Books010394

Condition: Very Good


iv, 60, 78 pages. Pebbled blue cloth stamped in blind with gilt titles to spine. All edges with publisher's blue stain; marbled endpapers. Clean, unmarked, no visible signs of use. View more info

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Log House Plans

By: Mackie, B. Allan

Price: $45.50

Publisher: Prince George, BC, Log House Publishing Company: 1980

Seller ID: Books008780

ISBN: 092027028x

Condition: Very Good


xxii, 169 pages. Second printing [first was 1979]. Profusely illustrated. Clean and unmarked, with no creasing to spine. Measures 9.5 x 12 inches. View more info

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Sheet Metal Pattern Drafting Made Easy

By: Ogilvie, Frank L.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York / Toronto, Sheet Metal Publication Co. / General Publishing Co.: 1937

Seller ID: Books008736

Condition: Very Good


101 pages. Boards lightly rubbed and soiled. Interior clean and unmarked save for former owner's inscription top right of front endpaper. View more info

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The Oldest Houses Along St. George Street, Annapolis Royal, N. S.

By: Perkins, Charlotte I.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Saint John, N.B., Barnes & Co.: 1925

Seller ID: Books010746

Condition: Very Good


41 pages, with appreciation leaf at rear. Seven illustrations in b&w. Uncommon. View more info

Image for Prang Examples of Historic Ornament: A suite of 73 plates

Prang Examples of Historic Ornament: A suite of 73 plates

By: Prang, Louis

Price: $318.50

Seller ID: Books005483


Each plate measures 9.25 x 6.6 inches. Uncommon set of 73 plates published c. 1875: Renaissance I: Plates 1-7; Renaissance II: Plates 1-7; Gothic I: Plates 1-8; Gothic II: Plates 1-8; Romanesque: Plates 1-4; Byzantine: Plates 1-4; Moorish: Plates 1-5; Greek: Plates 1-9; Roman: Plates 1-7; Arabian: Plates 1-5; Egyptian: Plates 1-9. Most of the plates are in full vibrant colour, the others in brown and cream. The plates are dusty (a few almost grubby) around the edges, but in each case th... View more info

Image for Handbook on Sanitation,  A Manual of Theoretical and Practical Sanitation.  For Students and Physicians; For Health, Sanitary, Tenement-House, Plumbing, Factory, Food, and other Inspectors; as well as for Candidates for all Municipal Sanitary Positions.

Handbook on Sanitation, A Manual of Theoretical and Practical Sanitation. For Students and Physicians; For Health, Sanitary, Tenement-House, Plumbing, Factory, Food, and other Inspectors; as well as for Candidates for all Municipal Sanitary Positions.

By: Price, George M.

Price: $56.25

Publisher: New York, John Wiley & Sons: 1910

Edition: Second Edition, revised and expanded

Seller ID: Books006530

Condition: Very Good


xv, 305pp. + 19pp. Catalogue of Publications; light wear to boards, previous owner's name to first blank page, closed tear to leaf 201-202, occasional pencil notation. View more info

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Canard Street, Cornwallis Township, Kings County, Nova Scotia. A Study of the Older Homes on Canard Street.

By: Rand, Elizabeth

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Kentville, N.S., Kings Historical Society: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books012190

Condition: Very Good


(xvii), 185 pages. Rear cover creased; else as new. Profusely illustrated. View more info

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Camp Stoves and Fireplaces

By: Taylor, A.D.

Price: $93.75

Publisher: Washington, Emergency Conservation Work / The Forest Service, United Staes Department of Agriculture: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books012021

Condition: Very Good


(x), 91 pages, spine grimed, tide line affecting bottom inch of text block, higher on rear board, illustrations not affected, very slight rippling. Previously owned by Nova Scotia author Stanley T. Spicer, his signature to ffep. and title page. View more info

Image for Grates, Franklin Stoves & Fire Frames: Authentic reproductions of Antique Originals

Grates, Franklin Stoves & Fire Frames: Authentic reproductions of Antique Originals

By: Todhunter

Price: $32.50

Publisher: New York, Todhunter: 1930

Seller ID: Books005486

Condition: Very Good


16-page profusely illustrated catalog advertises a wide variety of fireplace accessories, stoves and designs. As well, we include a Todhunter price list dated Nov. 1 1928, and two loose advertisement sheets, printed on both sides, for basket grates and fuel holders. These three sheets were found loosely inserted in the main catalog, they were not originally bound in to it. The two advert sheets are a bit grubby around the edges. Former owner's stamp to front cover and loose sheets. View more info

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Construction-cost estimating

By: Van Kempen, Jay R

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Reston, Virginia, Reston Pub. Co: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books007643

ISBN: 0835909379

Condition: Very Good


viii, 232pp. spine sunned View more info

Image for An Album of Drawings of Early Buildings in Nova Scotia

An Album of Drawings of Early Buildings in Nova Scotia

By: Wallace, Arthur W.

Price: $43.75

Publisher: Halifax, Heritage Trust of Nova Scotia and the Nova Scotia Museum: 1976

Seller ID: Books011394

Condition: Very Good


64 plates, and accompanying text. Light soiling to covers; a few instances of pencil scoring. No spine crease. View more info