Quick Search

Architecture and Design
    Building Trades
    Building Materials
    Trade Catalogs
    Interiors & Antiques
    Landscape Architecture
    Architecture Miscellaneous
    Urban Studies

German Related
    German Exile
    German Miscellaneous

Graphic Arts
    Illustrated Books
    Visual Miscellaneous

    Arts & Letters

Shopping Cart
0 Items
View Cart

Join Our Mailing List

Home       Contact       About Us       Search       Gallery       Links       Sell       Terms       Cart      

Welcome to our Web site! We specialize in rare architecture books & rare building trades books for designers, builders, and preservationists.
We have exceptional rare architectural and building trades books.  Please sign up for our monthly newsletter or contact us to learn about the details!

The link to our August newsletter is below:

Links to our earlier newsletters can be found on

Here are some featured items from the Gallery:

Let us know if you'd like information on any of our building trades catalogs, references about architecture or large collection of historic pattern books, graphic standards, and Sweet's catalogs.
Happy Browsing!
Telephone: 978.664.5959
Cell: 978.660.0510
Email: info@rarebookstore.net

Featured Item
Structural Repair of Traditional Buildings.
[Structural Engineering]. Patrick Robson.

Donhead Publishing Co.: London, 1999. Small quarto, pp 312, indexed. b/w diagrams and drawings throughout... more

Price: $125.00

Homes designed by Robert L. Stevenson Architect.
[Pattern Book]. Stevenson, Robert L.

Robert L. Stevenson: Lawrence, MA, 1930. Quarto, pp 203. Richly illustrated w/architectural drawings, floor plans, and photographs. Colored free end papers... more

Price: $125.00

Catalogue of Celebrated Whiting's Brushes No. 45.
[Paint]. John L. Whiting, J.J. Adams.

John L. Whiting-J.J. Adams Co.: Boston, MA, 1910. 12 mo, pp 257. Color frontspiece and tiltle page. 11 pages of color photographs of brush products. b/w illustrations on each page... more

Price: $50.00

The Architectural Forum, October 1935, Vol. 63 - No. Four (The Small House; 101 Houses).
[Architecture]. Myers, Howard (Editor).

Time, Inc.: New York, 1935. Quarto, ca pp 200. b/w photographs, architectural drawings, site plans, and trade advertisements on each page... more

Price: $75.00

The Decoration and Renovation of the Home : With a chapter on "Period furniture and appropriate mural decoration."
[Paint]. Jennings, Arthur Seymour.

William T. Comstock Company : New York and London, 1923. Large quarto, pp. 220, including index. 14 Coloured Plates, showing 89 harmonious color schemes for walls, and many illustrations within the text... more

Price: $200.00

2 Sherwin-Williams Paint Trade Pamphlets 1) Sherwin-Williams House Paint - 2) The Sherwin-Williams Paint, Made To Paint Buildings With.
[Paint]. Sherwin-Williams Paint.

The Sherwin-Williams Co.: Cleveland, OH, 1934, nd. 1) Small octavo trade pamphlet folds out to 15" x 16" with close to 40 colored paint chips. Several thumbnail exterior color illustrations showing paint schemes 2) Small octavo trade pamphlet folds ou.. more

Price: $40.00

View Gallery ...

 privacy policy | security | Site Map | Site by Bibliopolis