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Buildings of the District of Columbia

By: Scott, Pamela;Lee, Antoinette J.;Society of Architectural Historians

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cary, North Carolina, U.S.A., Oxford Univ Pr on Demand: 1993

Seller ID: 25667DH

ISBN: 0195061462

Condition: Fine


Crisp, as new book -- pristine inside and out with no names or writing and no tears or chips to jacket which will arrive in brand new mylar cover. We do not print on demand -- this one was printed on demand, however, and bought as part of a conventional collection. Illustrated with more than 360 photographs in black and white, drawings, and maps. Covers public and governmental buildings, monuments and memorials, residential buildings and neighborhoods, parks and recreational areas, and commercial and industrial areas. 463 pages including glossary and index. TWO like copies available. View more info

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The Expression of Gio Ponti (Design Quarterly 69/70)

By: Shapira, Nathan H.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Minneapolis, Minnesota, Walker Art Center: 1967

Seller ID: 27072

Condition: Very Good


Very handsome magazine, the original source of this profile of Gio Ponti. The magazine is devoted to it in its entirety. Clean as a whistle inside and out with no names or writing and no spine crease or cover lift. Only fault is minimal wear to lower front corner. Measures 8-3/4"x11" and has 72 pages. Beautifully illustrated throughout with photographs of Ponti and his work both in color and back and white. Foreword is by designer Charles Eames. Ponti was one of the foremost architects and designers of the 20th century. He died in 1979. View more info

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GREENE & GREENE MASTERWORKS

By: SMITH

Price: $40.00

Publisher: SAN FRANCISDO, CHRONICLE BOOKS: 1998

Seller ID: 7146

ISBN: 0811818780

Condition: FINE


BETWEEN 1900 AND 1920 THE ARCHITECTURE FIRM OF GREENE & GREENE DESIGNED MANY OF THE FINEST RESIDENCES TO EMERGE FROM THE ARTS AND CRAFT ERA . FEATURING TWENTY -FIVE OF THE BROTHERS' CONSUMMATE HOUSES THIS VOL. IS A BREATHTAKING TOUR OF SOME OF THE MOST EXQUISITE HOMES FOUND IN AMERICA. 240 PAGES , WONDERFUL FULL PAGE COLOR PHOTOS . A BEAUTIFUL BOOK AND D.J. IN FINE CONDITION View more info

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Architecture: From Pre-History to Postmodernism

By: Trachtenberg, Marvin

Price: $48.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Henry N. Abrams: 1986

Seller ID: 27550

ISBN: 0810910772

Condition: Fine


Absolutely beautiful -- book prsents as new with publisher's card still laid-in. No defects of note and dustjacket will arrive in brand new mylar cover. Meassure 9" x 12" and has 606 pristine pages .Includes more than 1000 illsutrations, 74 of which are in full color. Gift-worthy. View more info

Cleveland Builds An Art Museum 1884-1916; Cleveland Creates An Art Museum

By: Turner, Evan H. (editor)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Cleveland, Ohio, The Cleveland Museum Of Art: 1991

Seller ID: 23431

ISBN: 0940717093

Condition: NEW Fine Slipcase


Crisp brand new books in a pristine slipcase. Very attractive design and much information about the the original museum which led us ultimately to today's museum which is a contemporary work of art in itself. The books measure 8-3/4" x 11-1/2" and are illustrated with black and white photographs. Between the two volumes there are 297 pages. View more info

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The Skyward Trend of Thought; The Metaphysics of the American Skyscraper

By: Van Leeuwen, Thomas A.P.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cambridge, MIT Press: 1988

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 25187

ISBN: 0262220345

Condition: Fine


Crisp, beautiful book with no names or writing, no tears or chips and a dustjacket protected by brand new mylar, Pages and page edges pristine. Book measures 8-3/4"x10-3/4" and has 176 pages. Illustrated throughout in black and white and printed on coated paper. A fascinating marriage of architecture and philosophy which was ground breaking in its argument that the skyscraper grew from the American myth of a new world. View more info

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Life and Architecture in Pittsburgh

By: Van Trump, James D.

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation: 1985

Edition: Second Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 25310

ISBN: 0916670104

Condition: Fine


Very nice, clean book with no spine crease and no corner creases. Pages and page edges very white. SIGNED by author on title page. Author is the co-founder of the Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation (1964) and a noted expert on the history of Pitsburgh architecture. Book was published initially in 1983 to commemorate his 75th birthday. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 395 pages. View more info

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Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 1991 (Two Issues,

By: Waddy, Patricia (editor)

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Society of Architectural Historians: 1991

Edition: Volume L Numbers 1-2

Seller ID: 24619

Condition: Very Good


Two very nice, clean issues. Pristine covers and pages with light sunning to spines only.. Illustrated nicely throughout with black and white photographs and diagrams. Magazines measure 8-1/2"x11". Topics include, but are not limited to: Carlo Rainaldi, Nicola Michetti, and the Patronage of Cardinal Guiseppe Sacripanti; A Japanese Inspiration for Frank Lloyd Wright's Rigid-Core High-Rise Structures; and York Minister's Nave, The Cologne Connection. Other issues available. View more info

Isaac Fitch Of Lebanon, Connecticut Master Joiner 1734-1791

By: Warren, William L.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hartford, Connecticut, The Antiquarian & Landmarks Society Inc. Of Connecticut: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20395HNC

Condition: Very Good


Very nice clean book with no spine crease and no names or writing. Only faults are a few isolated spots of edgewear and a few tiny nicks to uncoated paper at back cover. Measures 6"x9" and has 74 pages. Illustrated with black and white photographs and facsimile drawings. Initially published as a two-part article in The Connecticut Antiquarian magazine in 1976. A scholarly, but accessible, look at one of the finest architects of the colonial period. View more info

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Hellenistic Architectural Sculpture: Figural Motifs in Western Anatolia and the Aegean Islands

By: Webb, Pamela A.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A., University of Wisconsin Press: 1996

Seller ID: 24505

ISBN: 0299149803

Condition: Fine


Book itself is pristine with sharp corners and snow white pages and page edges. No names or writing. Jacket is likewise clean though does show two small tears to top front edge and to bottom back edge if you look closely. Very handsome in mylar cover. Book measures 9"x11" and has 225 pages including index. Illustrated at back (on coated paper) with black and white photographs and architectural drawings. Extensive text focuses on figural adornment of Hellenistic architecture. View more info

Image for Pleasantly Situated on the West Side, An Economic and Social History of the Ohio City Area of Cleveland 1796-1878 (Exhibtion Catalog, 1980)

Pleasantly Situated on the West Side, An Economic and Social History of the Ohio City Area of Cleveland 1796-1878 (Exhibtion Catalog, 1980)

By: Wheeler, Robert A.

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Cleveland, Ohio, Western Reserve Historical Society: 1980

Seller ID: 25822A

Condition: Very Good


An excellent resource for anyone interested in the Ohio City area of Cleveland. It's a well presented history written by Robert Wheeler, History Department, Cleveland State University, for an exhibition held at the Nelson Sanford House October 5, 1979 to August 17, 1980. The catalog includes an introductory essay on the economic and social history of Ohio City, plus maps and photographs in 31 pages. Following this are 12 additional pages with photos and information about the Nelson Sanford House and its appointments. Booklet is clean and tightly bound, Only fault is a small stain to top margi... View more info

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ADDISON MIZNER ARCHITECT TO THE AFFLUENT

By: WILLIAM OLENDORF

Price: $30.00

Publisher: FORT LAUDERDALE, GAL GRAPHICS: 1983

Inscription: SIGNED BY AURHOR AND ILLUSTRATER ON TITLE PAGE .

Seller ID: 7093

ISBN: 0-81032003-7

Condition: VERY GOOD


LIMITED TEXT AND MANY B&W DRAWINGS PESENT MIZINER'S WORK RELATED NEWS PAPER CLIPPING LAYED IN View more info

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Craftsman Style

By: Winter, Robert; Vertikoff, Alexander

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Harry N. Abrams: 2004

Seller ID: 27128TB

ISBN: 0810943360

Condition: Fine


Beautiful book-- crisp and clean with no defect of note. Measures 9-1/2"x11-3/4". Cover is paper over boards with a delighteful Arts and Crafts design, as are the first few pages. Book examines in both words and photographs the detail and significance of Craftsmanship and Shingle Style homes and buildings throughout the United States. 239 pages. Will arrive in brand new mylar cover. View more info

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Architect Isoya Yoshida's Work (Volume 1)

By: Yoshida, Isoya

Price: $135.00

Publisher: Japan, Meguro Shoten: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24349

Condition: Very Good in Good Slipcase


Cream colored boards are pristine due to protection from original glassine wrapper. The latter shows a few edge tears and fits rather loosely, but is clean and whole. Book further protected by slipcase which shows corner wear and light soil, but is still very sturdy. A scarce book focusing on the work of Isoya Yoshida who worked in a style called sukiya, which combines elements of traditional Japanese architecture and modernist architecture. He was best known for designing timber houses and his early use (from the 1950's) of concrete in public buildings. Book's foreword is in English, but bulk... View more info

Image for Chicago Architecture and Design 1923-1993: Reconfiguration of an American Metropolis  (Relevant Ephemera Item Laid-in

Chicago Architecture and Design 1923-1993: Reconfiguration of an American Metropolis (Relevant Ephemera Item Laid-in

By: Zukowsky, John (editor)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Lakewood, New Jersey, U.S.A., Prestel Publications: 1993

Seller ID: 25207

ISBN: 3791312510

Condition: Fine


Crisp, beautiful book -- as new with snow white pages and page edges and no names. Dustjacket is without tears or chips and is protected by brand new mylar cover. Book is quite weighty at 479 pages. Measures 9"x12". Laid-in is a small booklet about the Sears Tower which unfolds to show a large map on the reverse side. The first book to document the city's architectural evolution in relation to the social and architectural environments before and after the Great Depression and WWII. Over 600 illustrrations (black and white ohotographs and line drawings with color plates at back) as well as seve... View more info