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Homes and Doorways of Old Wethersfield (Connecticut; Includes 1955 Guide to Old Wethersfield)

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Wethersfield, Connecticut, The Wethersfield Women's Association: 1927

Edition: First Edition, Limited Edition

Seller ID: 20890


Clean and tightly bound with a few small spots of isolated wear to boards. Gilt is bright at face and book retains errata slip laid-in, plus a 1955 folded (as per design) guide to Old Wethersfield, originally published in 1934 and here by the Welles Family Association of America. Book contains handsome black and white photographs of distinctive homes and detailed photos of their various styles of front entries. This copy is #213 of of only 500 printed. View more info

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Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 1992 (Four Issues, Full Run)

By: N/A

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Society of Architectural Historians: 1992

Edition: Volume LI Numbers 1-4

Seller ID: 24070


Four very nice, clean issues, the complete set for 1992. Pristine covers and pages. Only fault is sunning to spines. Illustrated nicely throughout with black and white photographs and diagrams. Magazines measure 8-1/2"x11". Topics include, but are not limited to, the neighborhood shopping center in Washington D.C. 1930-1941; design and civic identity in Cincinatti's Carew Tower complex; originality in Byzantine architecture; the design of the William Watts Sherma... View more info

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A Golden Gate Bridge Jubilee 1937-1987

By: N/A

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio, University of Cincinnati College of Engineering: 1987

Seller ID: 25315


Crisp, as new book, very gently kept by former owner. Measures 8-1/2"x11-1/4" and is unpaginated. This is as much a celebration of the role the University of Cincinnati played in the designing and building of the Golden Gate Bridge as the anniversary of the bridge itself. This iconic San Francisco landmark was designed and built by Joseph B. Strauss, a Cincinnati native who graduated with an engineering degree from the University of Cincinnati. Beautiful photpographs in ... View more info

Benjamin Baldwin: An Autobiography in Design

By: Baldwin, Benjamin

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, W W Norton & Co Inc: 1995

Seller ID: 20506CN


Beautiful book -- no names or writing, no tears or chips, and most handsome in brand new mylar. Measures 10-1/2"x 10-1-1/4". No price clip. Printed on high quality coated paper and illustrated lavishly with both black and white and color photographs. Though he concentrates on interior design, Baldwin was trained as an architect at Princeton and brings this education to the composition of his roomscapes. Here he tells his story through his work from his own first... View more info

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Perryburg's Best Old Buildings And Who Built Them

By: Boyd. C. Robert

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Perrysburg, Ohio, Historic Perrysburg Inc.: 1995

Seller ID: 20974ARC


Very nice, clean book with just a few minor defects including a small bit of wear to tail of spine, minor light fading to top front edge, and a small indentation to back cover. Pages pristine with no names or writing. Illustrated with black and white photograpohs of each building plus the history of each, including its builder. Covers homes, businesses and a church. 67 pages. View more info

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Danvers, Massachusetts (Old Salem Village) Part One, Part Two; The Monograph Series

By: Brown, Frank Chouteau

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Unknown, Whitehead, Russell F.:

Edition: Numbers 5 and 6, Volume XXIV

Seller ID: 25591


Two very handsome booklets oversized at 8-1/2"x11". No date, but circa 1930's. Both are clean and well-kept, but part II shows one small stain to lower front corner of cover by spine (see photo). Beautifully done with crisp. black and white photographs and architectural drawings covering both interiors and exteriors. The emphasis of the Monograph series is the architecture of the American colonies and the early republic, so the text covers several historic homes of D... View more info

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Louis I. Kahn: In the Realm of Architecture

By: Brownlee, David B.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Rizzoli: 1991

Seller ID: 27160TB


Beautiful book in beautiful comndition. Quality printing with separate dustjacket to protect soft cover. Oversized and rather weighty given that there are 448 pages printed on coated paper. No defects of note. Published as part of a major traveling exhibition sponsored by the Los Angeles Museum of Art in Los Angeles, Philadelphia, New York, Paris, Japan, Texs and Columbus, Ohio. Numerous gorgeous color photographs, plus architectural drawings and black and white photos. ... View more info

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School Architecture: Manual for Architects and School Authorities

By: Bruce, William George

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Johnson Service Company: 1910

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 25777DH


Very clean inside and out with virtually no wear and no names or writing. Measures just 4-1/4"x5-1/2" and is well illustraed with black and white photographs of various types of school architecture -- actual buildings from around the U.S.. Text is divided into five chapters: preliminary requirements, the building, the classroom, special rooms, and heating and ventilating. 287 pages, plus back matter. View more info

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The White House in Miniature: Based on the White House Replica by John, Jan, and the Zweifel Family

By: Buckland, Gail;Culbert-Aguilar, Kathleen

Price: $27.00

Publisher: New York, W W Norton & Co Inc: 1994

Edition: First Edition Stated

Inscription: SIGNED by Builder

Seller ID: 24367


Very nice, clean book with o bumps to corners and very clean red boards. Oversized at 9"x10". Jacket is very clean with no tears or chips and has not been price-clipped. Looks most handsome in brand new mylar. Only fault is a narrow ban of toning at top edge of endflaps. SIGNED and inscribed to previous owner by John Zweifel, one of the artists who created the miniature masterpiece. Book is filled with excellent full color photographs, but also contains much tex... View more info

Image for The Fine Arts; A University Course Sculpture, Painting, Archticture and Decoration in Their History, Development and Principles  (Vols. 1-11)

The Fine Arts; A University Course Sculpture, Painting, Archticture and Decoration in Their History, Development and Principles (Vols. 1-11)

By: Buckley, Edmund

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Chicago, National Art Society: 1907

Seller ID: 27143CWR


Eleven consecutive books in a fine arts course published in 1907. Beautifully kept and beautifully designed. All are illustrated, primarily in black and white on quality coated paper. Each measures 9"x12" and each is focused on one period of art. Appears to be missing one volume -- #12 -- which covers Asian art. All are clean and tightly bound with just light wear. Begins with principles and technique of fine art and moves through the ages showing painting, scul... View more info

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Urban Dwelling Environments; An Elementary Survey of Settlements for the Study of Design Determinants

By: Caminos, Horatio; Turner, John F.C.; Steffian, John A.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Mass., The M.I.T. Press: 1969

Seller ID: 27161TB


Very nice, clean book with no names or writing and no bumps to boards. Measures 9"x11" and has 242 pages. M.I.T. Report No. 16. Illustrated profusely in black and white. Comparable sketches of sixteen urban dwelling envionments, eight in Boston and eight in four Latin American cities. View more info

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Poplar Forest and Thomas Jefferson

By: Chambers, S Allan

Price: $28.00

Publisher: The Corporation for Jefferson's Poplar Forest: 1993

Edition: First Edition States

Inscription: SIGNED by Author

Seller ID: 25108


Book is very handsome and oversized at 9-1/2"x12". Pages and page edges pistine with no nams or writing other than author's signature which reads, "With best wishes, Al Chambers May, 1993." It was not inscribed to a particular person. Books jacket shows minor creasing to top back edge, but no tears or chips and is clean and bright in brand new mylar. As you can see from the photo, there is also laid-in a print showing the geometry of Poplar Forest which is a perfect cube... View more info

Architectual and Historical Heritage Middletown, Ohio

By: Christiansen, R. Pail

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Department of Planning and Community Development, City of Middletown: 1977

Seller ID: 20818ARC


Clean booklet showing just a faint circular stain to face. Pages pristine with no names or writing. Measures 5-1/2"x8-1/2". Showcases 20 historic homes, buildings, and churches, each with historical background and a charming line drawing. Unpaginated. View more info

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Showplace of America: Cleveland's Euclid Avenue, 1850-1910

By: Cigliano, Jan

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Kent, Ohio, Kent State University Press: 1991

Seller ID: 20803A


Book is crisp, clean and beautiful with handsome. unbumped violet boards. Jacket is likewise clean and attractive with wear to upper back corner only. Looks most handsome inbrand new mylar cover. Book measures 9"x10. Illustrated lavishly with archival progotgraphs in black and white printed on quality coated paper. Lengthy text offers a history of the fabulous historic homes of Euclid Avenue, the architects who designed them, and the families who resided in them. Th... View more info

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The House On Observatory Hill Home of the Vice President of the United States

By: Cleere, Gail S.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washignton, D.C., United States Printing Office:

Seller ID: 27089DH


An exceptionally attractive booklet for both its contents and its elegance. It's a soft cover measuring 7-1/2"x10" with 74 pages printed on quality coated paper and generously illustrated with both black and white and color photographs. There's also a color fold-out depicting the lay of the land which comes tucked into a pocket on the reverse side of the back cover. Very interesting and very beautiful. Only fault is two small flat creases at back cover. by spine. View more info

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Structural Systems

By: Cowan, Henry J.

Price: $18.95

Publisher: Florence, Kentucky, U.S.A., Van Nostrand Reinhold: 1981

Seller ID: 24679


Very nice, clean soft cover book with no spine crease, pristine pages, and no names or writing. Measures 8-1/2" tall and 10-3/4" across. A comprehensive guide to preliminary structural design, complete with standard solutions, a minimum of mathematics and numerous explanatory drawings. Not only designed for students, but also as a handy reference for engineers and architects already working in the field. 256 pages. Indexed. View more info

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L' Architettura Civile

By: Da Bibiena, Ferdinando Galli

Price: $175.00

Publisher: New York, Benjamin Blom Inc.: 1971

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 25347


Purple boards are clean and bright with gilt printing to spine. Beautiful paper snd type face for this reprinting of a book originally published in Parma in 1711. The author, Da Bibiena, was theatre architect to Ranuccio Farnese, Duke of Parma, and traveled throughout Spain and Italy designing churches and theatres, as well as grand sets for temporary use. He eschewed conservative symmetry which is what he discusses in the five sections of this treatise . Beatuiful dra... View more info

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Urban Structures for the Future

By: Dahinden, Justus

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Praeger: 1972

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 27121TB


Book itself shows clean red-orange cloth showing just a tiny flat crease to lower front corner. No names or writing. Jacket is likewise clean with just a few tiny chips to top edge near corner and a small tear and minor wear to top of spine. Has not been price-clipped and looks most handsome in brand new mylar. 203 black and white illustrations and 257 plans. Book measures 9"x10-1/2" . Originally published in Germany in 1971. View more info

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Gateway: Blueprint of the Future

By: Edward J. Walsh

Price: $16.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Gateway Press: 1994

Seller ID: 28118


Crisp, clean book -- no names or writing, no creases, including no spine crease, and pristine inside and out. Book is oversized at 9" x 13" with 123 pages. Illustrated nicely throughout with photographs, in both black and white and color, including full page color plates. Fascinating lto ook back to the very beginning of a Cleveland landmark from the ground up. View more info

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The New Japanese House: Ritual and Anti-Ritual Patterns of Dwelling (Icon Editions)

By: Fawcett, Chris

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Bew York, Harper & Row: 1980

Edition: First U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 27410


Book itself is clean an d bright with no bumps to boards and no names or writing. Dustjacket is likewise clean and has no tears or chips and no price-clip. Looks most handsome in brand new mylar cover. Measures 9"x11" and has 191 pages including index. Illustrated nicely throughout with black and white photographs and drawings. An unusual look at the Japanese home as a complex of Japanese cultural influences, especially ritual, or the ceremonial aspect of life. ... View more info