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The Dog Days of August weekly promotion #4 Tues 8/26 thru Sat 8/30 features 10% OFF our popular book "Stickley’s Craftsman Homes" by professional photographer Ray Stubblebine. This book has a publishers price of $75; our regular price is $45 which we are additionally discounting 10% for this promotion.
This book is a MUST for all Arts & Crafts fans. Obviously a labor of love, Ray has written a hefty 528 page book documenting hundreds of Gustav Stickley designed homes built between 1902 and 1916.
Regardless of your interest in Gustav Stickley or your particular focus into the Arts & Crafts movement, Stickley‘s 221 home designs published in his "The Craftsman Magazine" synthesized, romanticized and popularized the Arts & Crafts style and borrowing on his magazine name, became known as the "Craftsman Style"! To date, 254 home designs have been identified as Stickley and are documented in this book.
These designs range form mansions to mountain camps and everything in between. There are probably thousands of these early 20th century home designs across America copied by both lesser known and famous architects of the period.
The home designs are presented by year of presentation in Stickley’s "The Craftsman Magazine". Beginning in 1904 and continuing thru 1916, the book also contains an introduction to the Crabtree Farms museum in Highland Park, IL as well as Stickley’s own Craftsman Farms museum in Morris Plains, NJ. The latter includes sepia photographs from Stickley’s magazine contrasted with color photographs of the current restored house museum. The entire book is lush with original floor plans, sepia photographs from the magazine and current color photos. There is also an informational chapter on Arts & Crafts colors.
The current exterior color photography presents and endless stream of landscaping ideas and the interior photographs will boggle the decorators mind.
This is the ultimate Arts & Crafts coffee table book; again a MUST for every Arts & Crafts aficionado.