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Image for Gateway: Blueprint of the Future

Gateway: Blueprint of the Future

By: Edward J. Walsh

Price: $16.00

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

Seller ID: 28118

ISBN: 0934837627

Condition: Near Fine


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

ISBN: 0064330109

Condition: Very Good


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. It also examines the influence of the urban environment. View more info

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Power in Buildings: An Artist's View of Contemporary Architecture

By: Ferris, Hugh

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Santa Monica, California, Hennessey & Ingalls: 1998

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 25230

ISBN: 0940512114

Condition: Near Fine


Beautiful reissue of a book originlaly published by Columbia University Press n 1953. Book has a decorative grey cloth binding and is illustrated throughout with architectural drawings. It measures 8-1/2"x11-1/2" and has 102 pages. Clean and bright inside and out with no names or writing. View more info

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Une Cite Industrielle; Etude Pour La Construction Des Villes (Large Map Laid-in)

By: Garnier, Tony

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Princeton Architectural Press: 1989

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 25828

ISBN: 0910413479

Condition: Fine


Crips, clean, beautiful book. No names or wriitng, no bumps to boards, and no tears or chips to dustjacket. Still retains very large map laid-in measuring approximately 35" high and 54" wide. (see photo 3). Pages are psristine as are exterior page edges. Only fault is a small spot to back of dustjacket. 196 pages with 16 in color and 152 black and white illustrations.A utopian city conceived by the author while a Rome Prize student at the Villa Medici. He then exhibited it for the first time in Paris in 1904 and published the first edition of the book in 1919. Garnier's visions of architectu... View more info

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Creative Essence: Cleveland's Sense Of Place (Cleveland Artists Foundations Dialogue with CD))

By: Gibans, Nina Freedlander

Price: $25.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Kent State Univ Pr: 2005

Inscription: SIGNED & Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 27137TB

ISBN: 0873388194

Condition: Fine


Crisp, as new book with no names or writing, no remainder mark, no tears or chips and no bumps. Has not been price-clipped and is most handsome in brand new mylar cover. CD is still in envelope at back pastedown. A survey of Cleveland's contributions to art and architecture which arose from the Cleveland Artists Foundation's Daialogue Series which was a 22 hour-long collection of forums held in cultural institutions and on NPR. Book is beautifully illustrated. Measures 9"x11-3/4" and is printed on quality coated paper. 158 pages. SIGNED and inscribed by author thus, " For ... Enjoy! Nina Giban... View more info

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Oklahoma Homes: Past and Present

By: Goins, Charles Robert;Morris, John Wesley

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Norman, Oklahoma, University of Oklahoma Press: 1980

Seller ID: 25430

ISBN: 0806116684

Condition: New


Crisp, clean BRAND NEW book whcih incurred a very tiny tear to lower front edge near corner. Will arrive in brand new mylar cover. Book measures 9-1/2"x12-1/4" Illustrated primarily with crisp black and white photographs, but also some in color. Shows both exterior and interior views with emphasis on the outside. Runs the gamut from Indian tipis to modern solar heated homes.269 pages. Indexed. View more info

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MAGNIFICENT MILWAUKEE

By: H. RUSSELL ZIMMERMANN

Price: $45.00

Publisher: MILWAUKEE PUBLIC MUSEUM: 1987

Inscription: OWNER NAME ON FRONT END PAPER

Seller ID: 7164

ISBN: 0893261505

Condition: VERY GOOD


A TOUR OF MANY OF MILWAUKEE'S ARCHITECTURAL TREASURES BUILT FROM 1850 TO 1920 . TEXT, SUPORTED BY EXTERIOR AND INTERIOR PHOTOS , MANY IN COLOR SHOW THE GRAND HOMES FROM A BY-GONE ERABOK AND D.J. ARE IN GOOD ,CLEAN SOLID CONDITION 267 PGS. View more info

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Olmsted's America: An "Unpractical" Man and His Vision of Civilization

By: Hall, Lee

Price: $25.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Bulfinch press/ Little Brown: 1995

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 27618A

ISBN: 0821219987

Condition: Fine


Crisp, beautiful, as new book. no names or writing, no bumps to boards, no tears or chips and no price-clip. Pages and page edges pristine and dustjacket is most handsome in brand new mylar. Book is illustrared throughout with 94 black and white images. Olmstead is revered as the Father of American Landscape Architecture and is synonymous with New York City's Central Park. And yet in his day he was noted as "an unpractical man" which is not wihout truth given the fact that he'd had many careers prior to this one. The author, however, chooses to focus on how Olmsted's work and ideas affec... View more info

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Waddesdon Manor: The Heritage of a Rothschild House

By: Hall, Michael

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A., Harry N Abrams Inc: 2002

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 25069

ISBN: 0810932393

Condition: Very Good


Beautiful oversized coffree table book. Pristine inside and out. Only flaw is former owner's larger bookplate on front pastedown. No other names or writing, no tears or chips, no price-clip and jacket protected by brand new mylar cover. Measures 10-1/2"x12-1/4". A sumptuous book illustrated lavishly in both black and white and color with color predominating. Coverss the history, the building of the manor, and the story of those who lived there . Book is a showcase for its beautiful gardens, achitecture and appointments. Very heavy -- additional postage required for both overseas and ... View more info

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The Color Compendium

By: Hope, Augustine; Walch, Margaret

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Van Nostrand Reinhold: 1990

Seller ID: 24249

ISBN: 0442318456

Condition: Very Good


Book is clean as a whistle inside and out and measures 9"x11". Boards are snow white with bright gilt lettering and jacket shows no tears or chips in protective mylar cover. Onlt fault is small flat crease at one corner. In addition to 30 essays by experts in many fields, including one on architecture by Michael Graves, the book offers an A to Z encyclopedia of color with info on symbolism, historic palettes, color trends, and cycles and color in the fields of architecture, painting, fashion and more. 360 pages. Indexed. View more info

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The San Francisco Cliff House

By: Hountalas, Mary Germain; Silva, Sharon

Price: $24.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Ten Speed Press: 2009

Seller ID: 28088

ISBN: 158008995x

Condition: Fine


Crisp, beautiful book which combines a lengthy text with many black and white and color photographs throughout. It measures 10" square and has 223 pages including index. Amidst the history are recipes and a theme of constant evolution. It opened originally in 1858 and then again in 1863, 1877, 1883, 1896 and 1937. We also have a black and white real photo postcard taken after the 1937 work. Book is pristine inside and out. View more info

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A Sense of Place: in Centerville and Washington Township

By: Houser, Howard R. (editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Centerville, Ohio, Centerville Historical Society / Landfall Press Inc.: 1986

Edition: Second Printing.

Seller ID: 27856

ISBN: 0913428590

Condition: Very Good


Very nice, clean book with no names or writing and no bumps to boards.Pages and page edges pristine. Book measures 8-1/2" x 11-1/2" and has 230 pages including errata page. Illustrated throughout with maps and large black and white photographs. Among the historical topics are these: the first inhabitants, the first setltlers, early architecture, the Presbyterian Settlement, Woodbourne, The Ywnkee Settlement, the Qualkers, and the The Mill. View more info

The Houses and History of Chester (Revised Edition)

By: Hull, Cary S. (editor)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Chester, Connecticut, The Chester Historical Society: 1984

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 20398HNC

Condition: Fine


Crisp, beautiful book with attractive art at cover of light grey wraps. Measures 5-1/4" tall and and 8-1/2" long. Illustrated profusely with historic photos of the town and its people at front and back, but also scattered throughout. The bulk of the book, however, consists of photos of the homes accompanied by their histories. Includes maps and a history of the town itself. 152 pages. TWO like copies available. View more info

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Westmoreland and Portland Places: The History and Architecture of America's Premier Private Streets, 1888-1988

By: Hunter, Julius K.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Columbia, Missouri, University of Missouri Press: 2000

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 28209

ISBN: 0826206778

Condition: Near Fine


Beautiful book focusing on the private streets of Westmoreland and Portland, Missouri. It's oversized at 10-1/2" tall and 14" wide. Book itelf is bound in green cloth and shows no bumps and no names or writing. Only fault is a bit of wavines to top edge at back pages. Otherise pristine. The jacket is likewise lovely with no chips or tears, but does have some scratches to front which can only be seen in "the right light." Book is beautifully illustrated with photographs of the homes and their architecture. But this isnt just a photo book -- there's also a considerable text. 219 pages includin... View more info

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The Log Architecture of Ohio

By: Hutslar, Donald A,

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Ohio Historical Society: 1977

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 25462

Condition: Near Fine


Crisp, clean booklet with no defect of note . Tightly bound with no names or writing and pristine pages. An excellent resource consisting of 95 pages illustrated with drawings and black and white photographs. Text covers the antecedents of log consctruction, the history of log construction in Ohio, the techniques of such building, tools and materials, design, furnishings etc. Indexed. View more info

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Morbid Symptoms; Arcadia and the French Revolution

By: James, Geoffrey; Mosser, Monique

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey, Princeton Architectural Press: 1986

Seller ID: 25082

Condition: Good-Plus


Very handsome oversized book measuring 12-3/4" high and 13-1/2" across. Quality printing and very clean, but does shows a few faults. Top of spine has been reglued by a former owner and is holding fine; there is a very tiny tear to outer front edge; a small chip to outer edge of front pastedown; and a small puncture mark to back covering affecting endpaper and about four pages. There are 19 photographs by Geoffrey James beautifully presented on heavy coated paper followed by a lengthy essay by Monique Mosser. All told, still a lovely book. View more info

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JOHN RUSKIN THE STONES OF VENICE

By: JAN MORRIS

Price: $20.00

Publisher: N.Y., MOYER BELL LIMITED: 1989

Seller ID: 7153

ISBN: 091882513X

Condition: FINE


JOHN RUSKIN'S MASSIVE , CLASSICAL WORK ON ARCHITECTURAL STONE WORK OF VENICE EDITED AND INTRODUCED BY JAN MORRIS , AN EXPERT IN THE FIELD IN HER OWN WRITE THE BOOK AND D.J. ARE AS NEW , 239 PAGES OF TEXT AND WONDERFUL DRAWINGS View more info

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From Town to Tower (Western Reserve Historical Society Publication)

By: Johannesen, Eric

Price: $22.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Western Reserve Historical Cociety: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 28311

ISBN: 0911704310

Condition: Fine


Crisp, clean, as new book -- no defect of note. There's also a leaflet laid-in which shows the Standard Oil Headquarters. Handsome book oversized at 8-1/4"x11" with 41 pages. The author tells the story of two towers -- the iconic Cleveland symbol, Terminal Tower, which dates back to the 1930's, and its more recent companion, the Standard Oil headquarters building erected in 1981. Many historical black and white photographs and drawings printed on quality coated paper. View more info

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Charles Moore: Buildings and Projects 1949-1986

By: Johnson, Eugene J. (editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Rizzoli: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18837

ISBN: 0847807592

Condition: Near Fine


Crisp, beautiful book with no spine crease and pristine pages and pages edges. No names or writing. Only fault is mild toning to page edges. Measures 8-1/2"x11". Profusely illustrated in both black and white and color with photographs and architectural renderings and models.Text is comprised of a series of essays including: The Yin, the Yang and the Three Bears" by Charles W. Moore; Form, Shape and Order in the Work of Charles Moore by Ken Bloomer, Spirit Play by Donlyn Lyndon, Charles Moore; The Architect Running in Place by Robert Stern, Charles Moore in Miniature by Hienrich Klotz, On Bei... View more info

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Washington's Audacious State Capitol and Its Builders

By: Johnston, Norman J.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Seattle, Washington, U.S.A., Univ of Washington Press: 1988

Seller ID: 25501

ISBN: 0295964677

Condition: Fine


Crisp, as new book which appears unread. Green cloth boards are unbumped, pages and page edges are snow white, there are no names or writing, and no tears or chips and the dustjacket will arrive in brand new mylar. Book measures 9-1/2"x11-1/4" and has 144 pages. Illustrated throughout with black and white photographs and architectural drawings. Compiled from Washington State government records, architects' files and personal correspondence. Work finished in 1928 with the addition of the Legislative Building which sports one of the highest domes in the world at 278 feet. View more info