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


Price:
$125.00

Gaxotte, Pierre
MERVEILLES DES CHATEAUX ROYAUX
Paris: Realites/Hachette, 1976

Quarto. 255 pp; fully illustrated in color & b/w. Text in French. Cloth in dustjacket. Near Fine (top corners gently bumped) in Near Fine jacket.
Inventory number #007057



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


Price:
$30.00

Jackson-Stops, Gervase
VIEWS OF THE ROYAL PAVILION
London: Pavilion, 1991

Oblong quarto. 128 pp; profusely illustrated in color. Laminated boards with cloth spine in dustjacket. Near Fine/Near Fine, narrow lightly sunned strip along spine edge of jacket, extending half way across the top. This book reproduces the picture-book of Brighton Pavilion that George IV commissioned in 1820 from the architect John Nash. It contains aquatints of many exterior views as well as aquatints of the rooms.
Inventory number #007030



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$25.00

John, Richard & David Watkin
JOHN SIMPSON: The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace, and other Works
London: Andreas Papadakis, 2002

Quarto. 136 pp; including 150 color illustrations. Paperback. VG+ minor soiling to back cover. John Simpson is one of the leading architects in Europe who have returned in recent years to classical architecture. His public and private works show how this language lends itself with particular ease to the incorporation of technology's latest developments. Describing a range of work from furniture design to town-planning, this book features his principal commission so far, the new Queen's Gallery at Buckingham Palace, a major new center for the visual arts in London, opened in May 2002.
Inventory number #007006



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


Price:
$35.00

Guinness, Desmond & William Ryan
IRISH HOUSES & CASTLES
NY: Crescent Books, 1978

Quarto. 352 pp; 51 color plates & 320 b/w photographs, 33 plans; bibliography. Cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/Near Fine. The authors trace the development of Irish architecture from the castle stronghold to the Gothic revival. The principal houses and castles are fully described, ranging in time from Beaulieu (1660) to Glenveagh (1870).
Inventory number #006994



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


Price:
$35.00

Harris, John & Michael Snodin, Eds
SIR WILLIAM CHAMBERS: Architect to George III
New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1996

Quarto. 229 pp; 286 color & b/w illustrations; chronology; bibliography. Cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/Near Fine. In this wide-ranging book, leading scholars present research on Chambers' Scandinavian and French connections; his Italian studies and projects; his relationship with British royalty; his commissioned buildings, interiors, and gardens; his furniture and metalwork designs; and his 'Treatise on Civil Architecture' (1759). In 1774, he was commissioned to design the public offices at London's Somerset House, and created a building equal to the best of those by the French architects with whom he had trained. This book was the catalogue for the William Chambers exhibition mounted in fall 1996 by the Courtauld Institute Galleries at Somerset House, their new home.
Inventory number #006982



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


Price:
$55.00

Baschet, Roger & Rene Briat
STYLES REGIONAUX: Architecture, Mobilier, Decoration. Vol. 1: Provence, Flandre, Artois, Picardie, Landes, Pays Basque, Bearn, Alsace, and Bretagne
Paris: Baschet & Cie., n.d.

ca. 1967. Quarto. 194 pp; profuse b/w & color illustrations. Text in French. Tan boards with dustjacket. VG/VG, jacket chipped at base of spine & two corners, edges lightly chipped. Architecture, furniture and decoration of the following regions: Provence, Flandres, Artois, Picardie, Landes, Pays Basque, Bearn, Alsace, and Bretagne.
Inventory number #006964



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$25.00

Gillan, John, Leonardo Alvarez & Joseph Dillon Ford, eds.
PLACES IN TIME: Historic Architecture and Landscapes of Miami
Miami: Florida International University, School of Design, 1994

First edition. Octavo. ix, 181 pp; b/w photographs by John Gillan; bibliography. Paperback. Near Fine, bit of edgewear to bottom front corner. The first publication to examine the historic architecture and landscapes of Dade County by juxtaposing art-quality photographs and authoritative texts written by experts in the fields of architecture, landscape architecture, historic preservation, south Florida history, and environmental preservation.
Inventory number #006886



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good+


Price:
$75.00

Oakes, Donald T., ed.
A PRIDE OF PALACES: Lenox Summer Cottages 1883-1933
Lenox, MA: Lenox Library Association, 1981

Square quarto (12" x 12"). 83 pp, 60 b/w photographs, most full page. Paperback. VG, short crease at bottom edge of front cover, light scratches on back cover. Sixty photographs by Edwin Hale Lincoln of the large estates built in Lenox, Mass. from 1883 to 1933. The photographs, printed from the original glass plate and film negatives, depict six estates - Bellefontaine, Blantyre, Elm Court, Erskine Park, Pinecroft, and Shadowbrook.
Inventory number #006885



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$25.00

Owens, Carole
THE BERKSHIRE COTTAGES: A Vanishing Era
Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Cottage Press, 1984

First edition. Quarto. 240 pp; b/w & color illustrations throughout; index of photographs; index. Paperback. Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy. An illustrated history of the resplendent 60-70 room "cottages" built by various 19th-century wealthy summer residents of the Berkshires in western Massachusetts. It includes a map and detailed descriptions of 37 cottages in Lenox, Stockbridge, and Great Barrington. The appendices include a compilation of cottage information, incl. original owner, date built, and present use; and a list of the architect of each estate.
Inventory number #006863



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


Price:
$30.00

Reisem, Richard O
200 YEARS OF ROCHESTER ARCHITECTURE AND GARDENS
Rochester, NY: Landmark Society of Western NY, 1996

Second printing. Small folio. 144 pp; full ol color photographs; index. Cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/Near Fine, jacket has two small edge tears; very small puncture in front panel of jacket.
Inventory number #006860



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


Price:
$45.00

Whitwell, W.L. & Lee W. Winborne
THE ARCHITECTURAL HERITAGE OF THE ROANOKE VALLEY
Charlottesville, VA: University Press of Virginia, 1982

First edition. Quarto. xi, 217 pp; 205 b/w photographs; bibliography; index. Cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/Near Fine. This book presents a 150-year photographic survey of Roanoke Valley's architecture, along with a discussion of the styles that have evolved, including the I-form house, Greek Revival style, boom architecture, and other 19th-century forms.
Inventory number #006813



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


Price:
$300.00

Whistler, Laurence
THE IMAGINATION OF VANBRUGH AND HIS FELLOW ARTISTS
London: Batsford, 1954

Large quarto. xv, 269 pp + 140 b/w illustrations; sources; bibliography; index. Original gilt-lettered & illustrated cloth with dustjacket. Book itself in very good condition; jacket edges & flap folds chipped, half-inch chip at head & one inch chip at tail of jacket; rear flap detached but present.
Inventory number #006785



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$25.00

Wheeler, Daniel
THE CHATEAUX OF FRANCE
NY: Vendome Press, 1979

Quarto. 211 pp; survey of some of the major mansions, each of which is illustrated by photographs of the architecture and grounds, 50 color and 300 b/w in all. Paperback, in very good condition. This book was adapted from the Hachette-Realites collection "Merveilles des chateaux de France."
Inventory number #006782



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$525.00

Hautecoeur, Louis
LA BOURGOGNE. L'Architecture
Paris: G. Van Oest, 1929

Three volumes. Folio. xvii, 198 pp. plans in the text, 189 b/w plates. Self wraps. VG, spines darkened and all wraps have closed tears on hinges, protected with heavy mylar overwrap, bindings tight. The old architecture of the Burgundy region of France in 189 plates with floor plans and detailed plate information in the text, complete set. Many examples of churches, chateaux, houses, palaces and government buildings.
Inventory number #006757



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$175.00

Mayer, Marcel
A. & G. PERRET: 24 Phototypies
Paris: Librairie De France, 1928

Quarto. 8 pp; 24 loose plates, as issued, in printed paper portfolio. Text in French. VG, plates are clean; portfolio spine is worn with small chip at top & bottom. The plates show the architects' work, including drawings for the St Joan of Arc Basilica (1926), photographs of Theatre des Champs-Elysees (1911-13), Notre-Dame du Raincy (1923), dockyard buildings at Casablanca (1915) and more. From the series "Les Albums d'art Druet" (XVI).
Inventory number #006753



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


Price:
$30.00

Gloag, John
THE ARCHITECTURAL INTERPRETATION OF HISTORY
NY: St. Martin's Press, 1977

First American edition. Octavo. xvii, 348 pp; 48 b/w plates, numerous text illustrations; index. Red cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/VG, short edge tear to jacket. The history of a country comes alive through its buildings, whether they are ancient, ruinous or aggressively up-to-date. This book examines Mediterranean and Western architecture.
Inventory number #006729



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


Price:
$30.00

Lethaby, W.R.
ARCHITECTURE, NATURE & MAGIC
NY: George Braziller, 1956

First edition. Octavo. 155 pp; 15 b/w plates, 62 text figures; bibliography; index. Dark green cloth with dustjacket. VG/VG
Inventory number #006726



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


Price:
$18.00

Colby, Reginald
MAYFAIR: A Town within London
NY: A.S. Barnes, 1966

First edition. Small quarto. 178 pp; 47 b/w illustrations; index. Map of Mayfair on endpapers. Green cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; unclipped jacket is lightly chipped at top & bottom of spine & corners, spine & part of back panel a bit sunned. The author has written an enlightening history of Mayfair's parks, squares, buildings, and people, past and present.
Inventory number #006690



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


Price:
$30.00

Dale, Antony
FASHIONABLE BRIGHTON 1820-1860
London: Oriel Press, 1987

Reprint of 1967 second edition. Octavo. 192 pp; 91 b/w illustrations; bibliography; index. Blue cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/VG+. The classic account of the architecture, planning, development and social life of Brighton, first published in 1947,
Inventory number #006689



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


Price:
$25.00

Parissien, Steven
THE GEORGIAN HOUSE in Britain and America
NY: Rizzoli, 1995

First edition. Quarto. 240 pp; full of color plates; index. Cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/Near Fine. This book enables the reader to understand the craftsmanship and context of the Georgian house. The first part describes the development of the Georgian style; the second part focuses on each element of the house itself.
Inventory number #006672