Quarto; vg/none; tan cloth spine with black text; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; sunned at the spine; text block, clean; B/W illustrations; plans; sketches; 157pp., followed by an unpaginated series of 373 figures, some two to the page. --Originally published 1940 the The Essex Institute of Salem, MA. Rockville.
Good. No Jacket. Ex-Library Original cloth. No jacket. 157 pages, plus plates. Illustrated with black and white photos in the rear. An in depth examination of the architecture and designs of Samuel McIntire of Salem, Massachusetts, exploring his influence on the style of American architecture and design. GOOD condition, ex-museum library. With the usual markings: traces of a spine label removed, bookplate, stamps and card pocket. Moderate to heavy fading to the spine and extremities, with otherwise minor general fading. Very minor scuffing and soiling. Very faint drip stains to the center front cover. Interior clean and solid.
Very Good. 4to-over 9¾"-12" tall First edition , limited to 675 copies. Brick red cloth with gilt spine lettering and decoration, 12.25 inches tall, no slipcase. The book is in very good condition with firm binding, slightly age-yellowed but clean pages, no names or other markings.
Frontis, 157p, indexed, plates. 30cm. Brick red cloth with gilt spine; slipcase with paper title label. Publisher's announcement laid-in. One of a limited edition of 675 copies. Prior owner's neat signature on the front free endpaper; one corner lightly bumped. A fine copy in a very good slipcase.
First edition, 1/675 copies. 4to. xiii, (1), 157 pp. Illustrated, plates, plans, elevations, double-page, map. McIntire (1757-1811), of Salem, Massachusetts, "[became] the most celebrated of the craftsmen-architects of America" (preface). Very good. Original rust cloth (spine a little rubbed), gilt spine ornaments and title. (#4396)
Good. Quarto. Ex-Library with the usual treatments. Hardcover First Edition, 1940....Bound in original brown cloth with gilt lettering on the side. Mild wear at extremities. Back hinge is starting; binding otherwise sturdy. The textblock is stong. Pages are clean and intact. Offered by the Antiquarian, Rare, and Collectible department of Better World Books. Your purchase benefits global literacy programs. 100% satisfaction guaranteed.
Mr. Samuel McIntire, carver, the architect of Salem.
by Fiske Kimball, Essex Institute
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