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Le Corbusier

By: Jordan, Robert Fumeaux

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York and Westport, CT., Lawrence Hill & Company: 1972

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 27479TB

ISBN: 882080026

Condition: Fine


Beautiful book, nicely kept. Red boards are without bumps and pages and page edges are pristine.. Especially nice is the bright yellow inked top edge of the text block as per design. Jacket shows no tears or chips, has not been price-clipped, and is most handsome in brand new mylar. Only fault is a little tonging to endflaps. Illustrated with 32 pages of black and white photographs plus nine drawings. Le Corbusier was born in 1887 before the debut of "modern architecture", but by the time he died in 1965 it was everywhere and he had played a major role around the world.. 224 pages including... View more info

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Churches

By: Judith Dupre; Mario Botta

Price: $38.00

Publisher: U.S.A., HarperCollins: 2001

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 27695

ISBN: 0060194383

Condition: Fine


This oversized book is gorgeous and appears to have been treated very gently. The boards open at the front like doors ushering the reader inside. What awaits is oversized photographs of chruches in the United States, including Hawaii, France, Italy, Vatican City, Germany, England, Russia, Mexico, Spain, Portugal, Japan and Nicaragua plus text on each example. The book is pristine inside and out with pictorial laminated boards. It measures 12-1/2" x 16-1/4" and has 168 pages. Would make a beautiful gift. View more info

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URBAN STRUCTURES FOR THE FUTURE

By: JUSTUS DAHINDEN

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, PRAEGER PUB.: 1972

Seller ID: 7290

Condition: VERY GOOD


A THOUGHT PROVOKING LOOK AT POSSABLE ANSWERS TO PROBLEMS OF MODERN URBAN DEVELOPMENT SOME ALREADY IN USE MANY WAITING THEIR TIME RICH WITH B.& W. ILLUSTRATIONS BOOK IS CLEAN BRIGHT AND TIGHT VERY GOOD BOOK & D.J. IN MYLAR View more info

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THE HEIGHTS ANATOMY OF A SKYSCRAPER

By: KATE ASCHER

Price: $25.00

Publisher: N.Y., PENQUIN PRESS: 2011

Edition: 1ST.

Seller ID: 7159

ISBN: 978-1-59420-303-9

Condition: FINE


THE AMAZING STORY OF THE MODERN SKYSCRAPER ,HOW IT IS BUILT , HOW IT FUNCTIONS THE HISTORY OF HIGHRISE BUILDINGS AND MORE A CLEAN BRIGHT TIGHT BOOK AND D.J. IN FINE CONDITION View more info

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Building a Firm Foundation: Medina County Architecture 1811-1900

By: King, JoAnn

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Medina, Ohio, Self-published: 1995

Seller ID: 18197A

ISBN: 0964827506

Condition: Very Good


Very nice copy of a serious book well researched and produced. It measures 8-1/2"x11" and is soft cover. Very clean inside and out with no creasing.. The author, Joann King, hold a master's degree in history and was curator of the Medina County Historical Society for almost two decades. The photographer, Susan McKiernan, was, at the time of writitng, Assistant Director of the School of Art at the University of Akron. She was teaching both American and British architecture and decorative arts.This collaboration focuses on houses, churches, schools, public and commercial buildings and ou... View more info

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Academy Architecture and Architectural Review 1895 Volume II

By: Koch, Alex (editor)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Academy of Architecture: 1895

Seller ID: 25285

Condition: Very Good


Book is bound in clean sturdy buckram and printed in gilt at the spine. It is an ex-lib copy which did not introduce itself as such until the back pastedown announced it with a Do Not Circulate stamp, the only misstep on a beautiful book. Filled with drawings, floor plans, sculpture, and onteresting advertising at back. Drawings were selected from exhibits of the Royal Academy of London .No text. Measures 7-1/4"x9-1/4". View more info

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Encyclopedia of 20th-Century Architecture

By: Lampugnani, Vittorio Magnago (editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Harry N Abrams Inc: 1986

Seller ID: 27276DH

ISBN: 0810923351

Condition: New


Crisp clean book with no cover lift, no spine crease, and no names ow writing. NOT a remainder. Meassures 6"x8-1/2" and has 384 pages including index. Illustrated throughout with black and white photographs. Publisher's card laid-in. Translated from the German. An international approach. View more info

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Museums For A New Millennium Concepts Projects Buildings

By: Lampugnani, Vittorio Magnago; Sachs, Angeli (editors)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Prestel Publishing: 1999

Seller ID: 27169

ISBN: 3791322192

Condition: Fine


Beautiful book in very nice condition. Only fault is a small tocuh of wear to tip of lower corner of dustjacket which will arrive in brand new mylar cover. Book itself has no names or writing and no bumps to boards. Pages and page edges are pristine. Contains 182 color illustrations and 223 in black and white. Text and images project a spotlight on the most important and expressive art museums of the 1990's. Much info on arthitects, designers and their works. 223 pages.Book measures 9-1/2"x12-1/2". View more info

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Cleveland Builds an Art Museum: Patronage, Politics, and Architecture, 1884-1916

By: Leedy, Walter C.

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Cleveland, Ohio, Cleveland Museum of Art: 1991

Seller ID: 27356DH

ISBN: 0940717093

Condition: New in Shrinkwrap


Crisp, new book still in original publisher's shrinkwrap. Handsome blue on grey graphic to cover. Measures 9" x 11-1/4". The author has written other books on architecture. View more info

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Emerging Japanese Architects of the 1990's

By: Lestenbaum, Jackie (editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Columbia University Press: 1991

Seller ID: 27583

ISBN: 0231075014

Condition: Very Good


Very handsome oversized book, quality made with a card cover protected by a heavy glossy dustacket. Pages are printed on quality coated paper throughout and contain numerous quality black professional and white photographs. Text is primarily at front of book -- the focus is on the images. Includes Kiyoshi Sey Takeyama, Norihiko Dan. Hiroyuki Wakabayashi, Hisashi Hara, snd Arushi Kitagwara.Book measures 12" suare and has 120 pages. View more info

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Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens

By: Love, Steve

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Akron, Ohio, U.S.A., University Of Akron Press: 2000

Edition: First Paper Edition

Inscription: SIGNED & Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 18202A

ISBN: 1884836607

Condition: Near Fine


Beautiful, crisp as new oversized quality paperback marred only by very tiny crease to tip of upper front corner. No names or writing other than inscription by author which reads "To ------, Since you're in Florida, you should have something to remember your days at Stan Hywet, Akron's trasure. May the seasons of your life be as lovely as those at the Seiberling's home. Steve Love." Book is printed on glossy paper with an abundance of color photos of both the Stan Hywet mansion and its exquisite grounds, once home to the Seiberling family of Akron, Ohio, the head of which founded the Goodyea... View more info

Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens

By: Love, Steve

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Akron, Ohio, U.S.A., University Of Akron Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED & Inscribed By Author & Both Illustrators

Seller ID: 20986

ISBN: 1884836593

Condition: Very Good


Beautiful book -- no bumps to boards and clean as a whistle inside an out. Dustjacket shows minor wear to small parts of edges, but looks most handsome in brand new mylar. No names or writing other than inscription by both photographers and author which reads "To ------, Enjoy Stan Hywet, May 18, 2000 Barney Taxel, Ian Adams and Steve Love." Book is printed on glossy paper with an abundance of color photos of both the Stan Hywet mansion and its exquisite grounds, once home to the Seiberling family of Akron, Ohio, the head of which founded the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company. Book has 19... View more info

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The Lost Houses of Ireland: A Chronicle of the Great Houses and the Families who Lived There

By: MacDonnell, Randal

Price: $38.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 2002

Seller ID: 27855

ISBN: 029784301X

Condition: Near Fine


Book is beautiful inside and out. There's only one defect, a small remainder mark at the bottom edge tucked away by the spine. Otherwise pristine inside and out. Jacket will arrive in brand new mylar. This is a big book measuring 10" x 11-1/2" with 232 pages. Has not been price-clipped. Book is illustrated throughout with black and white photographs. An architectural history and a history of the owners of these lost homes. Some have fallen in ruins, other have become hotels, homes for the elderly etc. But seven are still in private hands and are being lived in. The stories of each -- and... View more info

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Drawings of Springfield, Ohio and Vicinity

By: Major, Mike

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Urbana, Ohio, Self-published: 1978

Seller ID: 28108

Condition: Good


This book is pristine inside -- no names or writing, no creasing, no smudges. The front cover is good with just minor isolated spots of edge wear and a flat crease to lower corner. The back is again showing minor edge wear, but also some rubbing and multiple flat creasing, again to lower corner. Book is quite large at 11-1/2" high and 15-1/2" across. Book is without text, but has 69 very beautiful drawings rendered with a bold contrast of black and white. See photos, View more info

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Ville Venete Deluxe Edition Hardcover and Slipcase (NEW in shrinkwrap)

By: Manicelli, Francesco

Price: $45.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Arsenale Editrice: 2006

Edition: Deluxe Edition

Seller ID: 28150

ISBN: 8877432853

Condition: NEW


Beautiful deluxe edition BRAND NEW in original slipcase. The book comes with a dustjacket as well as a slipcase. It measures 11" x 13" and has 318 pages with many photographs. The book is an homage to the architecture and artistry of Italian builders and designers. Would make a lovely gift. View more info

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A Look Behind the Scenes at Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens (SIGNED)

By: Matowitz, Thomas Jr.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Akron, Ohio, Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens Inc.: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 28286

Condition: Very Good


Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens are the jewel of Akron, Ohio and was home to the Seiberlings who founded the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company. The booklet is a true gem filled on every page with an historic photograph, including, some quite early images. In addition to the caption there is also a text which offers quite a bilt of info on the family, their manor house, and their life in Akron. Booklet measures 5-1/2" x 8-1/2" and has 86 pristine pages. The booklet with the author's signature, is no longer available though -- it sold over Christmas. The good news though is I have a bright, clean... View more info

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Faculty Club University of California at Berkeley

By: Maybeck, Bernard

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Academy Editions: 1995

Seller ID: 25319

ISBN: 1854904337

Condition: Near Fine


Book is actually new but incurred a small tear to upper back corner from having been packed. Beautiful book which tells the architectueal history of the building in words, black and white photographs, glorius color plates, drawings and floor plans. Measures 7-1/2"x10" and has 80 pages. View more info

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H. H. Richardson: The Architect, His Peers, and Their Era

By: Meister, Maureen (editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: U.S.A., The MIT Press: 1999

Edition: Presumed First

Seller ID: 27971

ISBN: 0262133563

Condition: Fine


Beautiful book, likely unread, -- pristine inside and out with no names or writing and no defect of note. Book is bound in burgundy suede cloth and decorated at face board with a paste-on photogpaph, and gilt printing which is echoed on spine. Book measures 7-1/4" x 9-1/2 with 153 pages. Indexed. Illustrated with black and white photographs and drawigns of buildings throughout. View more info

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The Modern Small Hospital and Community Health Center

By: Mills, Alden Brewster

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Chicago, The Modern Hospital Publishign Company: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25494

Condition: Very Good


Very nice book, clean and tightly bound with no names or writing. Oversized at 10-1/2"x14". Covers all aspects of hospital planning and building in the 1940's augmented by drawings and floor plans. Book reproduces a dozen plans that won a contest and adds them to others which are likewise commendable. 138 pages. View more info

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Castles & Chateaux of Old Navarre and the Basque Provinces

By: Miltoun, Francis

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boston, L. C. Page & Co.: 1927

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 25089

Condition: Very Good


A lovely book which is higlhy decroated on both the spine and the face board. Top edge is gilded and book is tightly bound with no names or writing and no cracking to hinges. There is a small smudge o f residual soil at bottom front that proved impervious to cleaning, but otherwise the book is very nice. Measures 5-3/4"x 8" and has 456 pages including index. Illustration is plentiful throughout with both black and white and color art. There are also small drawings and a glorious, graphically appealing, pristine fold-out map. See photos. Also includes much information. View more info