Historic Preservation

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An American Heritage Guide (Historic Houses Of America)

An American Heritage Guide (Historic Houses Of America)

by Da Costa, Beverley (Editor)

New York, New York: American Heritage Publishing Co.. Very Good. 1971. Presumed First Edition. Soft Cover. 004534: Introduction by Marshall B. Davidson. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. LCCN# 79-149725. Copy still has original blue ribbon bookmark attached. "Each of the houses listed in this Guide represents, both literally and figuratively, a landmark in the history of American life; each stands witness to this country's heritage in some way that claims our interest; and each is open to the... Read more
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$14.00
Preservation of Historical Records

Preservation of Historical Records

by Engineering and Technical Systems Commission; Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences Staff; National Materials Advisory Board Staff; National Research Council Staff; Preservation of Historical Records Committee

National Academies Press, 1986. Hardcover. Very Good. May have limited writing in cover pages. Pages are unmarked. ~ ThriftBooks: Read More, Spend Less.Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.
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$6.39
Preservation of Paper and Textiles of Historic and Artistic Value II

Preservation of Paper and Textiles of Historic and Artistic Value II

by Williams, John C

Washington, D. C.: American Chemical Society. Fine No dust jacket 1981. Hard Cover . 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. bx34
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$14.00
The World's Greatest Lighthouses

The World's Greatest Lighthouses

by Mariotti, Annamaria Lilla (Author) / De Fabianis, Valeria Manferto (Editor) / Ponting, Sarah (Translator)

Vercelli, Italy: White Star. Fine in Very Good Dust Jacket. 2005. First Edition: Second Printing. Hard Cover. 011803: Dustjacket is complete but is lightly creased at edges. Otherwise, boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "This book is dedicated to the most attractive lighthouses in the world, the lighthouses of our dreams, history, legends, films and novels: the small, slender lighthouses isolated amongst the rollers on a... Read more
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$27.00
Where Traditions Linger: Being Rambles Through Remote England

Where Traditions Linger: Being Rambles Through Remote England

by Fea, Allan

London: Eveleigh Nash & Grayson Limited, 1923. Discussion of bits of pleasant Olde England, pre-war; the author visits Middlesex, Berks, Hants, Wilts, Dorset, & Oxon [sic]. Includes a brief ghost story! Stout hardcover, full blue-grey cloth, gilt titling. Shows some wear, corners & spine ends frayed, spine tanned; ink name & date on free endsheet. Text clean; vii, blank, 308 pages; index, b/w photos, gravure frontispiece.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. 6½" by... Read more
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$20.00
Connecticut's Old Houses: A Handbook and Guide

Connecticut's Old Houses: A Handbook and Guide

by Kelly, J. Frederick (Orrin P. Kilbourn, Intro.)

Stonington, CT: Pequot Press, ©1963. (reprint). Trade Paperback. NEAR FINE. As new except for slight shading of cover edges. "Reprinted from The Tercentenary Pamphlet Series, Connecticut Tercentenary Commission 1933-36" "Published for the Antiquaries & Landmarks Society of Connecticut". Contents: Early Domestic Architecture of Connecticut; Architectural Guide; Ecclesiastical, including Existing Churches and Meeting-Houses of Connecticut Built Prior to 1830 and Having... Read more
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$21.95
Historic Preservation: Volume 15, Number 2, 1963: Quarterly of the National Trust for Historic Preservation

Historic Preservation: Volume 15, Number 2, 1963: Quarterly of the National Trust for Historic Preservation

Washington, D.C.: National Trust for Historic Preservation, 1963. Softcover. Near Fine. Single issue. Octavo. 78pp. Pictorial wrappers, stapled. Illustrated. Newspaper offsetting on pages 64-65, near fine. Articles on Afton Villa is Destroyed by Fire, The Argonauts of '76, Springer Opera House, and more.
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$20.00
Cheers from the Bull & Finch Pub - The Inside Story of the World's Most Famous Bar

Cheers from the Bull & Finch Pub - The Inside Story of the World's Most Famous Bar

by Prati, Steven

Boston: Beacon Hill Traditions, Inc., 1993. Hardcover. Good. Doyle, Eddie. Hardcover, no statement of edition, lacking dustjacket as issued. Signed by the author on the title page, "Cheers! Steven Prati." A good copy only - would be very good but for a bump to the bottom edge of the last half of the pages - they are heavily bumped and don't lay flat. Un-noticeable when the book is closed and not intrusive into the text. A clean copy in solid binding. Autographed Copy sticker to the... Read more
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$15.00
THE HERITAGE OF AUSTRALIA: THE ILLUSTRATED REGISTER OF THE NATIONAL ESTATE

THE HERITAGE OF AUSTRALIA: THE ILLUSTRATED REGISTER OF THE NATIONAL ESTATE

by Olle, Annette and Lyneham, Paul

South Melbourne, Victoria: Macmillan Australia. First Edition. Hardcover: with dust jacket. Very good. 30 cm tall. 1981, First edition. Includes bibliographies and index. Gilt lettering on spine. Strong binding. Some shelf-wear bumps to dust-jacket and covers, small stain at bottom of text-block. Pages are mostly unmarked (a faint pencil price-mark only). With well over 1100 pages, and 3.6kg - this book will have additional postage/packaging to that automatically generated by listing software.
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AU$56.59
Disaster Management Programs for Historic Sites

Disaster Management Programs for Historic Sites

by Spennemann, Dirk H. R. & Look, David W

San Francisco: U. S. National Park Service. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1998. Softcover. 1893076008 . Papers and case studies discussion issues of historic preservation in relation to natural disasters. ; quarto; 195 pages .
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$18.50
Saving Union Station:  An Inside Look At Historic Preservation

Saving Union Station: An Inside Look At Historic Preservation

by Finnegan, Thomas

Albany, New York: Washington Park Press, Ltd., 1989. second printing.. Hardcover. Very Good./No Jacket. cloth hardcover book with gilt lettering on front cover and spine. 108p., including an Index. Drawings, photographs, some in color. Restoration of train station.
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$15.00
The Future of the Past

The Future of the Past

by Stille, Alexander

New York: Farrar Straus and Giroux. 2002. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. .Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy xxi, 339 pages The author tours the past as it exists today and weighs its prospects for tomorrow, from China to Somalia to Washington D.C. . 1st Edition. Hardback.
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AU$18.00
Historic Preservation: April - June 1976

Historic Preservation: April - June 1976

Washington, D.C.: National Trust for Historic Preservation, 1976. Softcover. Near Fine. First edition. 48pp. Pictorial wrappers. Illustrated with color and black and white drawings, plates, photographs. Near fine with modest edgewear. Containing: "Bicentennial Reverberations", "Nantucket", "New Jersey: Revolution's Iron Backbone", and more.
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$20.00
Picturesque Chicago

Picturesque Chicago

by Chicago Engraving Company

Chicago: Chicago Engraving Company, 1882. Souvenir booklet of idealized wood engravings of Chicago parks, scenes & buildings, with brief captions in English, German, French, & Dutch. Images include the harbor entrance, courthouse, Lincoln Park pavilion, Drexel Boulevard, Adams Street, Aldine square, Garfield Park's lake, Grand Boulevard (packed with carriages!), Humbodt Park pavilion, Douglas Monument & waterworks crib in Lake Michigan, Lincoln Park bear pit, Jackson Street, Lake Shore... Read more
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$200.00
American Preservation Oct-Nov 1977:  Galveston, Annapolis, Helena

American Preservation Oct-Nov 1977: Galveston, Annapolis, Helena

by Magazine for Historic and Neighborhood Preservatio

1977. American Preservation Oct-Nov 1977: Galveston, Annapolis, Helena by Magazine for Historic and Neighborhood Preservation, paperback, 88 pages.
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$3.60
Picture Guide Book of New Salem State Park

Picture Guide Book of New Salem State Park

by Pond, Fern Nance

Petersburg IL: Wagon Wheel Inn, 1950. Tourist pamphlet about the small village Lincoln lived in from 1831-1837, now a state park featuring a reconstruction of the original village, which was largely deserted by 1840. Illustrated using images shared with a series of post cards by Curt Teich. Includes a brief history of the place, Lincoln's time there, and an account of each building. Published by the Wagon Wheel Inn, a modern restaurant at the entrance to the park. Stapled pamphlet, color covers.... Read more
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$20.00
The English Country House In Perspective

The English Country House In Perspective

by Jackson-Stops, Gervase

New York: Grove Weidenfeld/The National Trust, 1990. First American edition. Hardcover. Fine copy/fine. 4to. Boards. Pp. 160. illustrated. Select Bibliography. Index. Illustrations by Brian Delf, Peter Morter, Mel Wright. Inside and out of eleven beautiful stately homes in England and one in Ireland. Exceptionally interesting.
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$32.00
From Acorn to Oak Tree The Growth of the National Trust 1895 - 1994

From Acorn to Oak Tree The Growth of the National Trust 1895 - 1994

by Jenkins, Jennifer & James, Patrick

London: Macmillan, 1994. Hardcover. Good/good. Published to mark the centenary of England's largest land- and property-owning charity, The National Trust. Formed in 1894, the Trust's aim is to preserve and/or restore fine examples of English architecture, as well as gardens, prehistoric monuments and stretches of coastline. This is a comprehensive study of the charity's growth, describing its internal wranglings, its dealings with the government, and its cast of sometimes eccentric people who have... Read more
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£4.50
Praha: Matka Mest

Praha: Matka Mest

by Landisch, Bohumil

Prague: Olympia , 1968. Hardcover. Very Good. A photographic record of old Prague in 161 large format plates, with introduction and detailed captions in Czech, Russian, German and English. Unlike other European capitals, Prague was spared the destruction of heavy bombing during World War II. This has preserved the Mediaeval look and feel of this beautiful city, captured here in stunning black and white photography. Essential reference for students of Mediaeval art and architecture or anyone visiting... Read more
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£10.00
Preservation Comes of Age: From Williamsburg to the National Trust, 1926-1949 [two volumes, complete]

Preservation Comes of Age: From Williamsburg to the National Trust, 1926-1949 [two volumes, complete]

by Hosmer, Charles B. Jr

Charlottesville: Preservation Press/University Press of Virginia, 1981. Study of the shift from amateur local efforts to well-organized regional & national plans to preserve & restore important & historic buildings, particularlt the involvement of the federal government under the New Deal, and the contributions of wealthy benefactors like Rockefeller, Ford , & Du Pont. Two volume set. Hardcover, full pinkinsh cloth, gilt titling. Light wear to books, tear to bottom edge of volume two,... Read more
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$55.00
Preserving Everybody's History

Preserving Everybody's History

by Cisneros,Henry G

1996. Preserving Everybody's History by Henry G. Cisneros, Dec 1996, paperback, 19 pages, Sixth in a series of essays, Dept of Housing and Urban Development.
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$2.00
Landmark Preservation

Landmark Preservation

by Pyke Jr,John S

1966. Landmark Preservation by John S. Pyke Jr, 1966, paperback, 32 pages, illustrated with b/w photos.
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$2.40
The Painted Ladies Revisited San Francisco's Resplendent Victorians Inside  And Out

The Painted Ladies Revisited San Francisco's Resplendent Victorians Inside And Out

by Pomada, Elizabeth / Larsen, Michael

E. P. Dutton. Fine. 1989. First Edition: First Printing. Soft Cover. 010225: Covers and pages are clean, unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Printing Number Line (10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1). Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Now, eleven years after the original, Elizabeth Pomada and Michael Larsen feel this is the perfect time to take their thousands of readers back to San Francisco and give them a house tour of another marvelous collection of proud Victorians - not only to... Read more
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$19.00