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Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$30.00

Graves, Michael
Le Corbusier: Selected Drawings
NY: Rizzoli, 1981

First American edition. Quarto. 143 pp; 21 color & over 200 b/w illustrations; list of drawings. Paperback. VG, an unmarked, tight copy; covers with light wear, one corner gently bumped. The book presents twenty of Le Corbusier's buildings and projects with several examples of each from thumb-nail sketches to working drawings. The buildings range from the private houses and apartments of the 1920s to the monumental schemes for Chandigarh in the 1950s and 1960s.
Inventory number #014474



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket: Near Fine


Price:
$45.00

Bacon, Mardges
John McAndrew's Modernist Vision: from the Vassar College Art Library to the Museum of Modern Art in New York
Hudson, NY: Princeton Architectural Press, 2018

First edition. Small quarto. 190 pp; 16 pp of color photographs, numerous b/w & color illustrations; a complete list of exhibitions held at the Vassar College Art Gallery, 1923-1940. Hardcover with dustjacket. Fine/Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy, faint paperclip impression on 1st few pp, bottom corners gently bumped; unclipped jacket with no visible wear.
Inventory number #014473



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$125.00

Omaha Steel Works
Ornamental Iron for the Home
Omaha, NE: Omaha Steel Works, 1910

First edition. Octavo. 24 pp; b/w photographs throughout. B/w illustrated card wrappers bound with brads. VG, a clean unmarked copy; covers show light wear.
Inventory number #014471



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Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$20.00

Reprint - The American Home
Log Cabins - Several Articles
Garden City, NY: Country Life - American Home Corp., 1933

Folio 12.25" x 9.5". [16] pp; full of b/w photos and floor plans. Stapled sheets. Very Good+, former owner name on first page, else unmarked; center horizontal fold with slight splitting at fold on some pp. Features five articles from issues of The American Home dating 1930, 1931, 1932, 1933.
Inventory number #014455



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket: Near Fine


Price:
$150.00

Kuper, Marijke & Ida van Zijl
Gerrit Th. Rietveld 1888-1964: L'Oeuvre Complet
Utrecht: Centraal Museum, 1992

First edition. Square quarto. 396 pp; profuse b/w & color illustrations. Text in French. Cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy; jacket spine sunned else Near Fine. Published on the occasion of a retrospective exhibition of Rietveld's work in Utrecht, Holland, and which later traveled to both Paris and New York. This catalog provides an overview of both furniture, interiors, graphic design and jewelry. It contains six texts by Rietveld himself, an extensive bibliography and a list of important biographical details. Catalogue raisonne.
Inventory number #014449



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: New
Jacket: New


Price:
$20.00

King, Robert Arthur
Faces in Stone: Architectural Sculpture in New York City
NY: W.W. Norton, 2008

First edition. Oblong octavo. 144 pp; 250 b/w photographs. Cloth with dustjacket. Fine/Fine, a new, unused copy. A delightful collection of quirky faces and figures that appear on New York City buildings, most built during the years between the Civil War and World War I. Designed for entrances, around doorways, on cornices, and in lobbies, they include beautiful women's faces, frightening grotesques, and natural elements such as acanthus leaves, vines, and flowers.
Inventory number #014428



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket: Very Good


Price:
$20.00

Yang, John
Over the Door: The Ornamental Stonework of New York
NY: Princeton Architectural Press, 1995

First edition. Small octavo. 171 pp; profuse b/w photographs. Black cloth with embossed lettering on cover & spine in dustjacket. Near Fine/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; jacket shows minor scuffing.
Inventory number #014427



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket: Very Good


Price:
$75.00

Alpern, Andrew
Apartments for the Affluent: A Historical Survey of Buildings in New York
NY: McGraw-Hill, 1975

First edition. Quarto. 159 pp; more than 100 b/w photographs & floor plans; indices of addresses and names. Cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/VG, a clean, unmarked copy, unclipped jacket shows light edgewear. The author portrays more than seventy of Manhattan's most famous apartment houses, incl. the Dakota, the Dorilton, the Ansonia, Alwyn Court, London Terrace, and River House. All are illustrated with interior and exterior photos & detailed floor plans.
Inventory number #014426



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket: Very Good


Price:
$40.00

Chamberlain, Samuel & Narcissa Chamberlain
Southern Interiors of Charleston, South Carolina
NY: Hastings House, 1956

First edition. Large quarto. 172 pp; color frontispiece & hundreds of b/w photographs; list of houses illustrated. Dark blue cloth with gilt lettering in dustjacket. Near Fine/VG, a crisp, unmarked copy; unclipped jacket with light edgewear. Still one of the best photographic books of the interiors of Charleston's historic homes. Photographs by the noted photographer Samuel Chamberlain, and text by Narcissa Chamberlain, his wife.
Inventory number #014419



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket: Very Good


Price:
$80.00

Harris, Eileen
The Genius of Robert Adam: His Interiors
New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2001

Quarto. 378 pp; profusely illustrated in color and b/w; floor plans; bibliography; index. Cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; jacket has light edgewear, tiny tear at top of spine. This book is the synthesis of architecture, planning and decoration that stands at the heart of Adam's achievement, as Harris shows in this elegantly illustrated book.
Inventory number #014408



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$600.00

McGoodwin, Robert R.
A Monograph of the Work of Robert R. McGoodwin
Philadelphia: Wm F. Fell Co., 1942

Quarto. Unpaginated introductory text; 148 b/w plates of photographs, plans, elevations and measured drawings covering projects from 1910 to 1940. Original publisher brown cloth with gilt titles on cover and spine. VG, a tight, solid copy, interior clean & unmarked, some light wear to binding extremities. A handsome, clean copy of the scarce monograph on one of Philadelphia's great early 20th century architects. Robert Rodes McGoodwin (1886-1967) was best known for his suburban houses in the Chestnut Hill and Mount Airy sections of Philadelphia.
Inventory number #014379



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$65.00

[John Russsell Pope] Herbert Croly
The Architectural Record June 1911
NY: The Architectural Record Co., 1911

Volume 29, Number 6. Octavo. 442-514 pp, 130 pp advert; one color plate & numerous full-page b/w plates. Original pictorial wrappers. VG, an unmarked copy, spine chipped and torn, with 1.5" loss at base, minor wear to covers. This issue has a 74 pp article by Herbert Croly, "Recent Works of John Russell Pope," heavily illustrated with b/w photos.
Inventory number #014378



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: Very Good


Price:
$15.00

Innes-Smtih, Robert
Notable Derbyshire Houses
Derby: Derbyshire Countryside Limited, 1972

Quarto. 135 pp; profuse b/w photographs with some in color. Red textured cloth with dustjacket; illustrated endpapers. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; price-clipped jacket, spine toned and ends lightly chipped.
Inventory number #014345



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$20.00

Drexler, Arthur
Transformations in Modern Architecture
NY: Distributed by New York Graphic Society, 1979

Quarto. 168 pp; 352 b/w photographs; list of architects. Paperback with deep gate fold illustrated covers. VG, a clean, unmarked copy. The exhibition on which this book is based took place at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, from February 23 - April 24, 1979.
Inventory number #014340



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$300.00

Bosc, Ernest
Dictionnaire Raisonne d'Architecture et des sciences et arts qui s'y rattachent. 2nd Edition
Paris: Firmin-Didot, 1883

1883-1884. Second edition. Four volumes. Quarto. 551, 570, 575, 519 pp, a total of 40 chromolithographs throughout the four vols, profuse b/w illustrations in the text; bibliography. Text in French. Blue leather spine with blue pebble cloth boards, five raised bands with gilt rules, gilt spine lettering & gilt fleurons in three compartments, top edge marbled. A handsome set in VG condition - volumes are clean with no markings, bindings are tight, with light edgewear.
Inventory number #014305



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$45.00

American Face Brick Association
The Story of Brick: The Permanence, Beauty, and Economy of the Face Brick House
Chicago: American Face Brick Assoc, 1922

Third edition. Octavo. 55 pp; contains one color plate & numerous b/w photographs. Pictorial card covers. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; covers bright with minimal edgewear. A well illustrated pamphlet full of b/w photos of brick houses of the period, including the work of Grosvenor Atterbury, Carrere & Hastings, Myron Hunt, Janssen & Abbott, Wilson Eyre; Duhring, Okie & Ziegler, and many more.
Inventory number #014279



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$45.00

Goodhue, Ruth, Managing Editor
The Architectural Forum May 1942: War Housing
NY: Architectural Forum, 1942

Volume 76, Number 5. Quarto. text pp 261-348, 116 pp advertisements; profuse b/w illustrations - photographs, floor plans, and diagrams. Illustrated paperback. VG+ a clean, unmarked copy, light edgewear. The focus of this issue is war housing, "The defense housing shown in this issue is a cross section of the best produced in the past year. Articles include "Planning War Housing" by housing pioneers Hill-Hoover-Heckler-Kohankie, of Pittsburgh; "San Diego with more defense houses than any other U.S, city"; "War Housing Projects," a 60-pp illustrated survey of new projects with numerous examples of differing approaches to war housing. Also an article on remodeling old houses for war housing.
Inventory number #014276



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: Very Good


Price:
$25.00

Lessard, Suzannah
The Architect of Desire: Beauty and Danger in the Stanford White Family
NY: Dial Press, 1996

Second printing. Octavo. 334 pp; b/w illustrations; b/w photos. Cloth-backed boards with dustjacket. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; bottom front corner lightly bumped, unclipped jacket with no creases or tears. The author is the oldest of Stanford White's great-granddaughters.
Inventory number #014274



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$65.00

Pencil Points
Comparative Architectural Details: The Pencil Points Series, 1936
NY: Reinhold Publishing, 1937

Quarto. 92 pp; richly illustrated with measured drawings & b/w photographs on every page. Brown stiff card covers with three-brad binding. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; covers with minor edgewear, light soiling on front cover. A collection of details of domestic architecture, selected from the work of well-known architects, incl. Frank Forster, Dwight James Baum, Mellor & Meigs, Wm. Lescaze, Walter Dorwin Teague & many others. The details include doorways, screen doors, shutters, stairways, wood trusses, overmantels, garage doors, pergolas, garden pools, driveways, motor blocks, etc.
Inventory number #014273



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket: Very Good


Price:
$65.00

Port, M.H., editor
The Houses of Parliament
New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1976

First edition. Quarto. xxi, 347 pp; frontispiece "Gothic Lily" wall paper, printed by hand by John Penny Ltd from the original wood blocks, 11 color plates, 208 b/w illustrations, 3 tables; appendices; notes; index. Cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; jacket lightly chipped at top of spine and one corner.
Inventory number #014257