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Houses of Mexico: Origins and Traditions
Houses of Mexico: Origins and Traditions
by Verna Shipway
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Houses of Mexico delves into the roots of the bold yet elegant Mexican style, illustrated with many photographs from Spain and Portugal reflecting the Moorish influence. In addition to extensive coverage of the architecture of the houses, the book shows... (read more)

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American Gargoyles: Spirits in Stone
American Gargoyles: Spirits in Stone
by Darlene Trew Crist
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American Gargoyles: Spirits in Stone is the first pictorial essay on the many gargoyles found in the United States, featuring unique stories and breathtaking full-color photographs of these monstrous but delightful angels with a sense of humor. A number... (read more)

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Building Facades: Faces, Figures, and Ornamental Details
Building Facades: Faces, Figures, and Ornamental Details
by E Burden
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The definitive reference to the identification and restoration of building facades, featuring more than 2,000 images "This is a book of photographic images, drawings, and evocative text about building facades-their design and adornment with faces... (read more)

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San Miguel's Mexican Exteriors
San Miguel's Mexican Exteriors
by Sandy Baum
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San Miguel de Allende, a city located in central Mexico, is steeped in history and old world charm. Many of its elegant buildings have been preserved and it is practically a museum of Spanish and Mexican history and architecture. This unique book... (read more)

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The Allure of French & Italian Decor
The Allure of French & Italian Decor
by Betty Lou Phillips
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The furnishings of France enchant the eye, Italian pieces sing to the soul. -Betty Lou Phillips, ASID France and Italy have long been the go-to spots for fashionistas, serious foodies and design mavens. Rich patinas, satisfying earthen hues and myriad... (read more)

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Stories in Stone
Stories in Stone
by Douglas Keister
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Stories in Stone provides history along with images of a wide variety of common and not-so-common cemetery symbols, and offers an in-depth examination of stone relics and the personal and intimate details they display-flora and fauna, religious icons... (read more)

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The Architectural Detail
The Architectural Detail
by Edward R. Ford
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The Architectural Detail is author Edward R. Ford's life's work, and this may be his most important book to date. Ford walks the reader through five widely accepted (and wildly different) definitions of detail, in an attemptto find, once and for all, the... (read more)

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Outdoor Kitchens & Fireplaces
Outdoor Kitchens & Fireplaces
by Tina Skinner
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Outdoor living is heating up the marketplace today, and more and more people take their leisure time outdoors. Toward that end, they're bringing the kitchen with them, along with a blazing fire to warm and illuminate their yards into the later hours... (read more)

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Italian Ironwork: Medieval: Renaissance: Baroque: Neo Classical
Italian Ironwork: Medieval: Renaissance: Baroque: Neo Classical
by Giulio (edt) Ferrari
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Italian ironwork from Roman times, through Medieval centuries, and up to Neo Classical designs of the early nineteenth century comprise this collection of 100 photographs from Italian sources. They depict trellises, grilles, gates, fencing, household... (read more)

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Architectural Details: Balconies (Architectural Details)
Architectural Details: Balconies (Architectural Details)
by Markus Sebastian Braun
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Balconies are an architectural accent of a special kind. Forced to looking up from below while passing by on the street the balcony serves as an eye-catcher. However, regarded down from the perspective of the balcony it is providing a refuge. It shields... (read more)

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Interior Landscape Dictionary (Landscape Architecture)
Interior Landscape Dictionary (Landscape Architecture)
by Joelle Steele
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Practically all books written on interior landscape address the needs of home gardeners or the more detailed needs of business owners and researchers. Technicians, trainees, and advanced personnel alike—those who must maintain large interior... (read more)

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Faces in Stone: Architectural Sculpture in New York City
Faces in Stone: Architectural Sculpture in New York City
by Robert Arthur King
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An architectural impulse book, gift-sized and -priced, for those who lovefinding unknown corners of NewYork City. This collection ofone hundred architectural details features brief introductions and contextualphotographs to show thebuildings on which... (read more)

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Home Accents in a Flash
Home Accents in a Flash
by And Home Decorating Institute Cy Decosse Inc
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-- Time-saving projects for any home decor. -- Projects include easy no-sew window treatments. -- How to decorate with fabric, floral accents and accessories.... (read more)

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The Handbook of Painted Decoration: The Tools, Materials, and Step-By-Step Techniques of Trompe-L'Oeil Painting
The Handbook of Painted Decoration: The Tools, Materials, and Step-By-Step Techniques of Trompe-L'Oeil Painting
by Yannick Guegan
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In this authoritative and practical guide, two distinguished teachers and award-winning artist-painters share their knowledge and the secrets of their trade, providing clear step-by-step instruction on all the techniques and expert advice on tools and... (read more)

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Geometric Patterns from Tiles & Brickwork
Geometric Patterns from Tiles & Brickwork
by Robert Field
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Bricks and tiles are two of the most universal and ancient building materials and they are able to combine tremendous versatility with the economies and advantages of mass production and standard units. They are employed in repetitive arrangements both... (read more)

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Modern Shoestring: Contemporary Architecture on a Budget
Modern Shoestring: Contemporary Architecture on a Budget
by Susanna Sirefman
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Residential design provides a rich testing ground for architectural innovation. Intimate scales and specific programs inspire distinctive homes, and comparatively small budgets are catalysts for exploring nontraditional materials. Modern Shoestring... (read more)

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Traditional Home Window Style
Traditional Home Window Style
by Traditional Home
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Helps consumers select designs and make decisions about window treatment styles. Builds confidence and shows home decorators how to blend treatments for room-to-room flow. Provides design ideas and input for working with professionals. Includes resources,... (read more)

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Herblock Special Report
Herblock Special Report
by William R Ware
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The political cartoons of Herblock (Herb Block's pen name) are the standard by which all other editorial cartoons are measured. A true American institution, Herblock has been satirizing the powerful, the smug, and the hypocritical for more than fifty... (read more)

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The Rose Window
The Rose Window
by Painton Cowen
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A visually sensational study of the rose window both in its own right and as a central feature of Gothic architecture. <BR>Painton Cowen has dedicated his life to the study of rose windows. Here he presents the world's best-known rose windows in... (read more)

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Zen Interiors
Zen Interiors
by Carles Broto
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Zen interiors are a reflection of the modern urge to simplify, to pare down, to slow down. This book features serene, uncluttered havens from the outside world, created through the central concepts of Zen: simplicity, inner calm, harmony. In home design,... (read more)

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