Dana-Thomas House, Springfield Illinois, Frank Lloyd Wright, Architect

Dana-Thomas House, Springfield Illinois, Frank Lloyd Wright,

  • ASIN: 0944998011

House (Movie Edition)

House (Movie

  • ASIN: B00527N07Q

Frank Lloyd Wright's Dana House: The Illustrated Story of an Architectural Masterpiece (Dover Architecture)

Frank Lloyd Wright's Dana House: The Illustrated Story

"Mr. Hoffmann's magisterial command of the vast Wright literature is matched by his gift for placing the architect in the broader cultural crosscurrents of his time … long a respected Wright authority, [he is in] the very forefront of his peers."—The New York TimesBuilt in Springfield, Illinois, in 1902–04 for socialite Susan Lawrence Dana, the lavish home known as the Dana House was designed for extensive entertaining and for housing the owner's art collection. The house was the largest and most ornamental residence Frank Lloyd Wright had constructed up to that time.The lines, dynamic structure, decorative sculpture, and a thousand other felicities of this magnificent house are captured here in a handsome pictorial essay by noted architectural historian Donald Hoffmann. More than 160 rare photographs and line drawings—including interior and exterior views, plans, elevations, sketches, and studies—clearly document Wright's residential masterpiece. The informative and perceptive text discusses the history and background of the house; its site, plans, and construction; the elements and principles underlying its design, and many other aspects of the home's creation.

  • ASIN: 0486291200
  • UPC: 800759291205

Frank Lloyd Wright: The Houses

Frank Lloyd Wright: The

Frank Lloyd Wright is not only synonymous with architecture, his name is also synonymous with the American house in the twentieth century. In particular, his residential work has been the subject of continuing interest and controversy. Wright's Fallingwater (1935), the seminal masterpiece perched over a waterfall deep in the Pennsylvania highlands, is perhaps the best-known private house in the history of the world. In fact, Wright's houses-from his Prairie style Robie House (1906) in Chicago, to the Storer (1923) and Freeman (1923) houses in Los Angeles, and Taliesen West (1937) in the Arizona desert-are all touchstones of modern architecture. For the first time, all 289 extant houses are shown here in exquisite color photographs. Along with Weintraub's stunning photos and a selection of floor plans and archival images, the book includes text and essays by several leading Wright scholars. Frank Lloyd Wright: The Houses is an event of great importance and a major contribution to the literature on this titan of modern architecture.

  • Brand: Rizzoli
  • ASIN: 0847827364

Susan Lawrence: The Enigma in the Wright House

Susan Lawrence: The Enigma in the Wright

In 1902 Susan Lawrence commissioned Frank Lloyd Wright to “remodel” her deceased father’s home in Springfield, Illinois. The project grew and became a blonde Roman brick mansion with 35 rooms on 16 different levels. An anomaly in Springfield, the house is a masterpiece that still stands today as one of Wright’s finest Prairie designs. Now called the Dana-Thomas House, it is and Illinois State Historic Site that has been visited by thousands. The woman behind the project, Susan Lawrence, lived during a period in history when women were finding their voices and carving out new places in society. As the world changed around her, she assumed several names and played many roles. She entertained lavishly, traveled the world, championed the rights of women and African-Americans, shared her time and money, and led seekers of spiritual truths. With over 50 images, this book captures Susan Lawrence’s complex and independent lifestyle that matched the home Frank Lloyd Wright designed for her—unconventional and dramatic.

  • ASIN: B006TJQR3U

The Vision of Frank Lloyd Wright: A complete guide to the designs of an architectural genius

The Vision of Frank Lloyd Wright: A complete

Frank Lloyd Wright's career, sometimes tragic, sometimes tempestuous - at all times creative - has been examined and reexamined in numerous studies and articles both during his lifetime and since his death in 1959, which occurred shortly before the completion of his most famous project, New York's Guggenheim Museum.Virtually every structure that Wright built is represented in this extensive survey of his life's work. His genius at architectural design enable him to work out extremely complex buildings in his head and translate them on to paper in a matter of hours, as the famous story of his design presentation of Falling Water illustrates. His work continues to draw great admiration and interest to this day. His often tempestuous and sometimes tragic life and career are given full coverage in this book. Hundreds of photos, both archival and recent chart his amazing work and influence on all who followed.This concise consideration of Wright's life and work not only offers new insights into the character of this complex, powerful and at all times confident personality, but also the architectural legacy he left behind and which exists to this day in the vast number of homes and public buildings photographed mainly by the author himself.

  • ASIN: 0785834427

Frank Lloyd Wright Field Guide: Includes All United States and International Sites

Frank Lloyd Wright Field Guide: Includes All United

The Frank Lloyd Wright Field Guide provides the first complete visitors' guide to all of Wright's buildings in the United States and around the world. This new, single-volume edition is written and compiled by architect and Frank Lloyd Wright expert Thomas A. Heinz, AIA. In a highly readable and informative style, Heinz presents each building page by page, providing brief histories and background details, information on accessibility and viewing, and driving directions. Every entry is accompanied by a photograph and location map. Buildings are arranged geographically. A cross-referenced index enables each building to be easily accessed by location or client or building name. " Complete listing of nearly 500 buildings worldwide " Global Positioning System (GPS) coordinates given for each building" Easy-to-read, easy-to-carry, lightweight" Comprehensive volume which combines a completely new eastern region section with updated sections from the original, three-volume field guides

  • ASIN: 0810122448

Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World

Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing

The New York Times bestselling, groundbreaking investigation of how the global elite's efforts to "change the world" preserve the status quo and obscure their role in causing the problems they later seek to solve. An essential read for understanding some of the egregious abuses of power that dominate today’s news.Former New York Times columnist Anand Giridharadas takes us into the inner sanctums of a new gilded age, where the rich and powerful fight for equality and justice any way they can--except ways that threaten the social order and their position atop it. We see how they rebrand themselves as saviors of the poor; how they lavishly reward "thought leaders" who redefine "change" in winner-friendly ways; and how they constantly seek to do more good, but never less harm. We hear the limousine confessions of a celebrated foundation boss; witness an American president hem and haw about his plutocratic benefactors; and attend a cruise-ship conference where entrepreneurs celebrate their own self-interested magnanimity. Giridharadas asks hard questions: Why, for example, should our gravest problems be solved by the unelected upper crust instead of the public institutions it erodes by lobbying and dodging taxes? He also points toward an answer: Rather than rely on scraps from the...

  • ASIN: B077WZRBV2

Sherlock Holmes and the Treasure Train

Sherlock Holmes and the Treasure

While investigating the disappearance of a half million pounds in gold from a heavily armored bullion train, Sherlock Holmes discovers a tangled web of high finance, low cunning, and cold-blooded murder

  • ASIN: 0523420455

How to Write the Story of Your Life

How to Write the Story of Your

Explains the reasons for writing a memoir, tells how to organize and research the story, and includes tips on refreshing one's memory and polishing the final draft

  • ASIN: 089879160X

Thirty Houses by Frank Welch

Thirty Houses by Frank

A remarkable collection of work by architect Frank Welch. The work of architect Frank Welch as evidenced by the thirty remarkable houses contained in this volume provides a superb example of an oeuvre in which tendencies to acknowledge the edges of a discipline are held in careful, and highly considered, equitable balance with tendencies to try to find and hold the center.

  • ASIN: 0972549218

20 Masterpieces of Fantasy Fiction Vol. 1: Peter Pan, Alice in Wonderland, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, Tarzan of the Apes......

20 Masterpieces of Fantasy Fiction Vol. 1: Peter

This volume contains the following 20 works, arranged alphabetically by authors’ last names:Anonymous: “Beowulf”Anonymous: “The Epic of Gilgamesh”Barrie, J. M.: “Peter Pan”Baum, L. Frank: “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz”Bulgakov, Mikhail: “The Master and Margarita”Burroughs, Edgar Rice: “A Princess of Mars”Burroughs, Edgar Rice: “Tarzan of the Apes”Carroll, Lewis: “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland”Carroll, Lewis: “Through the Looking Glass”Chesterton, G. K.: “The Man Who Was Thursday”Dickens, Charles: “A Christmas Carol”Dunsany, Lord: “The King of Elfland’s Daughter”Eddison, E. R.: “The Worm Ouroboros”Howard, Robert E.: “The Hour of the Dragon”Howard, Robert E.: “Solomon Kane”MacDonald, George: “Phantastes”MacDonald, George: “The Princess and the Goblin”Malory, Thomas: “King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table”Ruskin, John: “The King of the Golden River”Twain, Mark: “A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court”

  • ASIN: B07QJZL97H

Activate: An Entirely New Approach to Small Groups

Activate: An Entirely New Approach to Small

Church leaders want to know how to make their small groups work. Drawing from the startling success of small groups at The Journey Church, Nelson Searcy and Kerrick Thomas debunk the myths, set the record straight, and show how church leaders can implement a healthy small group ministry that gets the maximum number of people involved and solves many of the important problems facing churches of all sizes. These practical strategies will produce life-changing results.

  • Brand: Baker Pub Group/Baker Books
  • ASIN: 0801075874

Frank Lloyd Wright's Chicago

Frank Lloyd Wright's

A comprehensive guide to ninety-six key monuments, homes, and other buildings designed by Frank Lloyd Wright during his productive Chicago years is highlighted by more than four hundred photographs of such important structures as the Robie House and the beach houses on Lake Delavan.

  • Brand: Brand: Thunder Bay Press
  • ASIN: 1592231276

Study Smart, Study Less: Earn Better Grades and Higher Test Scores, Learn Study Habits That Get Fast Results, and Discover Your Study Persona

Study Smart, Study Less: Earn Better Grades and


Listen, Liberal: Or, What Ever Happened to the Party of the People?

Listen, Liberal: Or, What Ever Happened to the

From the best-selling author of What's the Matter with Kansas, a scathing look at the standard-bearers of liberal politics - a book that asks: What's the matter with Democrats? It is a widespread belief among liberals that if only Democrats can continue to dominate national elections, if only those awful Republicans are beaten into submission, the country will be on the right course. But this is to fundamentally misunderstand the modern Democratic Party. Drawing on years of research and first-hand reporting, Frank points out that the Democrats have done little to advance traditional liberal goals: expanding opportunity, fighting for social justice, and ensuring that workers get a fair deal. Indeed, they have scarcely dented the free-market consensus at all. This is not for lack of opportunity: Democrats have occupied the White House for 16 of the last 24 years, and yet the decline of the middle class has only accelerated. Wall Street gets its bailouts, wages keep falling, and the free-trade deals keep coming. With his trademark sardonic wit and lacerating logic, Frank lays bare the essence of the Democratic Party's philosophy and how it has changed over the years. A form of corporate and cultural elitism has largely eclipsed the party's old working-class commitment, he finds....


The Oath


  • ASIN: B006IE7XQQ


, 190 pages, with illustrations and photographs throughout, in both black & white and colour, including folding plan

  • ASIN: 0851398391

TRIPLE TROUBLE: Seventy-Fourth in a Series of Jess Williams Westerns (A Jess Williams Western Book 74)

TRIPLE TROUBLE: Seventy-Fourth in a Series of Jess

Before Jess leaves Stratton, Texas, U.S. Marshal Frank Reedy gives him an unwanted assignment. The job forces Jess to go north to the town of Loveland, Nebraska, to hunt two vicious killers, Bernie Crangle and Rueben Gideon.Jess doesn’t want to go because it’s the time of year when it can get cold in Nebraska. Worse, the only way to get there fast enough in the hopes of getting back to southern Texas, and a warmer climate, is to get on another train. He reluctantly agrees because he owes Reedy a favor.He makes his way on the hunt for the two vicious outlaws and seems to find trouble around every corner. The train he’s on is carrying a huge gold shipment, guarded by an old friend, Vic Pardo. There are rumors of a robbery attempt and trouble soon follows.He finally gets to Loveland, and starts his search for the two killers there, but they are leaving a trail of dead bodies in their wake. He needs to find them before the list gets longer, but he’s hampered by another bounty hunter and a woman who seems to have an interest in the two outlaws.After the job is finished, he heads south again, but the snow flies and the cold comes. By the time he arrives back in Stratton, another ally surprisingly shows up and Jess is not sure it’s a good sign or bad. One thing is for sure. He...

  • ASIN: B07GJ7PBJ7

BLACK CREEK: Sixty-Ninth in a Series of Jess Williams Westerns (A Jess Williams Western Book 69)

BLACK CREEK: Sixty-Ninth in a Series of Jess

Jess’s hunt for Jon McBride leads him to a little no named town in Texas. He quickly dispenses his brand of justice and sends McBride to the hot coals of hell. As luck would have it, another killer shows up minutes before Jess leaves the town. When he finally rides out, he’s hauling two stinkers behind his packhorse.He takes the corpses to the town of Diablo, Texas, where he must deal with some less than desirable officials. After resolving the matter, he heads for the town of Sudbury on the hunt for the next man on his list.His hunt then takes him to Malvern, Texas, where he runs into a whole mess of trouble and a town marshal that doesn’t want him to leave. He sticks around for a few days, hoping to catch his next prey, Ben Essex, but things heat up in the town with people trying to find their fortune in the hills nearby.Before he leaves Malvern, he receives an urgent message from an old friend from his hometown of Black Creek, Kansas. He heads there and finds himself defending the town he loves once again. He is faced with drifters, a cattle drive, and a professional gunslinger who wants him dead for the reputation.

  • ASIN: B07BB66RTD

Toysmith TSM669-F Fireman Hat

Toysmith TSM669-F Fireman

Great fun for your little make believer(s). Ideal for Halloween too! This helmet has an adjustable interior to fit various sizes of little heads. Made of strong plastic so you can use it again and again.

  • Color: Red
  • Brand: Toysmith
  • ASIN: B000F4G5HS
  • UPC: 085761096691

Thomas Jefferson's Feast (Step into Reading) (Step #4)

Thomas Jefferson's Feast (Step into Reading) (Step

Whether they're preparing for President's Day or whether they just like to eat, children will find much to devour in this leveled reader about Thomas Jefferson's role in America's culinary history!Did you know that every time you munch on a french fry or snack on ice cream, you have Thomas Jefferson to thank? It’s true! This founding father was one of America’s first foodies. After a visit to France, he introduced all sorts of yummy treats to America—including one that upset more than just tummies and created a culinary controversy! Get the scoop in this deliciously funny, true story—guaranteed to tempt even the most reluctant readers!

  • Brand: Murphy, Frank/ Walz, Richard (ILT)
  • ASIN: 0375822895
  • UPC: 014794822892

Infinite Stars


The seductive thrill of uncharted worlds, of distant galaxies… and the unknown threats that lurk in the vastness of the cosmos. From Foundation to Lensman, Star Wars to Guardians of the Galaxy, space opera continues to exert its magnetic pull on us all.INFINITE STARSThis is the definitive collection of original short stories by many of today’s finest authors, writing brand new adventures set in their most famous series. Herein lie canonical tales of the Honorverse, the Lost Fleet, Dune, Vatta’s War, Ender Wiggin, the Legion of the Damned, the Imperium, and more.Also included are past masterpieces by authors whose works defined the genre, including a Miles Vorkosigan adventure, a story from the author of the Dragonriders of Pern, and a rare tale co-authored by the screenwriter for The Empire Strikes Back.Nebula and Hugo Award winners, New York Times bestsellers, and Science Fiction Grand Masters—these authors take us to the farthest regions of space.

  • ASIN: B01N13OU1C

Audels Carpenters and Builders Guide volumes 1-4

Audels Carpenters and Builders Guide volumes

All 4 books are in VERY GOOD condition with NO gold-colored writing on the front. Same excellent information inside. NO torn pages.

  • ASIN: B000NWSB4C
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