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    • Carpenter Gothic architecture: Its history, care, and repair

    • 2019
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Revivalist architectural styles were popular during the late 19th and early 20th century, informing the design of residential, commercial, and civic structures. Carpenter Gothic was an offshoot of Gothic Revival, a style popularized in Great...
    • Streamline Moderne: Speeding into the future!

    • 2018
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • The Streamline Moderne architectural style sprang out of American culture in the late 1920s, influenced by a wide range of trends from Hollywood, machine design, advertising, consumer engineering, science fiction, and technological advances in...
    • Old house, new future: The revitalization of the shotgun house

    • 2019
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Shotgun houses are the most widely acknowledged expression of African-American architectural design in the United States, rooted in indigenous west African architectural and spatial traditions, and traced from west Africa to Haiti and on to New...
    • Airstream trailers: A blast from the past

    • 2011
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Seen today as an American icon, the Airstream trailer was developed in response to the Machine Deco and streamlining design movement of the 1920s, Americans' increased interest in traveling via automobile, and the ideas of businessman and...
    • Told in the hills [binding]

    • 1905
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Dark green calico-texture cloth; three thick ruled panels in black, central panel has western style horse saddle in black, upper and lower panels lettered in gilt; western style saddle within ornamental decorations and lettering on spine in black...
    • The heart of Hyacinth [binding]

    • 1903
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Light purplish-blue (C199) diagonal fine rib cloth; front cover stamped with hyacinth design in white, green, olive and gilt, "oriental" style lettering in gilt, signed DD, i.e. Decorative Designers; spine stamped in gilt; illustrated endpapers;...
    • The love-letters of the king, or, The life romantic [binding]

    • 1901
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Dark yellowish-green (C137) cloth; triple panel with head and wings of fairy in gilt and matte gold in upper panel, gilt trailing vine and blossom in central panel, and gilt lettering and florets in lower, all within gilt rule borders; spine...
    • The portion of labor [binding]

    • 1901
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Dark blue (C183) cloth; lettered in gilt at top and bottom with gilt rules and ornaments, in the style of the Decorative Designers; motif repeated on spine.
    • Jacques Damour [binding]

    • 1895
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Strong yellow (C84) cloth in style of French paperback novel; title page reproduced on front cover within thin and thick black rule border; spine lettered and ruled in black; table of contents listed on back cover; untrimmed; inside front cover...
    • Foes in law [binding]

    • 1900
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Deep green (C142) calico-texture cloth; dark green and gilt trefoil design with sword and hearts bound in ribbon, floral background and double rule border, gilt lettering; motif repeated on spine; t.e.g., untrimmed. Unsigned, style and motifs...
    • Great authors in their youth [binding]

    • 1915
    • Woman's Collection
    • Deep blue (C179) calico-texture cloth; gilt branch and inkwell on reserved blue shield within gilt circle, surrounded by rectangular ornamental border in light green, gilt lettering; motif repeated on spine. Unsigned, lettering in style of Margaret...
    • Mrs. Keats Bradford, a novel [binding]

    • 1892
    • Woman's Collection
    • Moderate reddish-brown (C43) diagonal fine rib cloth; title within a floral panel in darker reddish brown and blind; motif repeated on spine, gilt lettering. Unsigned and unattributed, but lettering and style suggest possible Margaret Armstrong...
    • The blind man's eyes [binding]

    • 1916
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Very dark bluish-green (C166) cloth; light greenish-blue "pipe" style straight and circular design with gilt lettering; signed with Decorative Designers' monogram; motif repeated on spine.
    • Song favours [binding]

    • 1895
    • Way & Williams Collection
    • Light yellow green calico-texture cloth; 3 flowers and 3 ribbons with bows in style of t.p. design; spine lettered in gilt with gilt flower and 2 ribbons with bows; untrimmed.
    • The new scholars [binding]

    • 1874
    • Girls Books in Series Collection
    • Dark green (146) diagonal fine rib cloth; Eastlake style decorations in black, gilt and black rectangle over diamond design in center with gilt background, lettered in reserved dark green and gilt, all within black rule outer border; center design...
    • Seven daughters [binding]

    • 1874
    • Girls Books in Series Collection
    • Deep brown (C56) morocco grain cloth; ornate Eastlake style decorations of flowers and rules with publisher's monogram within central circles and lettering in very dark brown, design repeated on back cover; motif continued on spine in very dark...

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