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Binding: Soft Cover
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$40.00

Branzi, Andrea
ANDREA BRANZI: Open Enclosures
Paris: Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain, 2008

Oblong quarto. (112) pp; 65 color & b/w illustrations. Text in English & French. Paperback. Fine, unused copy. Andrea Branzi (b. 1938) is an architect, graphic designer, and theorist. Founding father of the Domus Academy in Milan and a former member of the legendary radical architecture group Archizoom, he has influenced a whole generation from Gehry to Libeskind, from Koolhaas to Tschumi. For his March-June 2008 exhibition in Paris, he wove together materials such as hemp and bamboo with glass and metal, creating fragile, poetic architectural structures that reconciled the natural with the man-made.
Inventory number #007762



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: New


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$45.00

Gregory, Rob
KEY CONTEMPORARY BUILDINGS Plans, Sections and Elevations
NY: W.W. Norton, 2008

Quarto. 240 pp; 650 illustrations, 150 in color. Paperback with CD-ROM. New, still in publishers shrinkwrap. Ninety-five of the most important buildings of the early 21st century. including works by architects such as Renzo Piano, Norman Foster, OMA and Frank Gehry, Jamie Fobert and Sou Fujimoto.
Inventory number #007720



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


Price:
$25.00

Eckbo, Garrett
THE LANDSCAPE WE SEE
NY: McGraw Hill, 1969

First edition. Quarto. 223 pp; b/w illustrations; index. Cloth with dj. VG/VG-, dj lightly rubbed on turns and small chips to crown. Eckbo's fourth book.
Inventory number #007719



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Fine
Jacket: Near Fine


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$75.00

Middleton, Robin, Gerald Beasley & Nicholas Savage, et al
THE MARK J. MILLARD ARCHITECTURAL COLLECTION. Volume II, British Books, Seventeenth Through Nineteenth Centuries
NY: George Braziller, 1998

Large quarto. xv, 392 pp; numerous b/w illustrations; index. Cloth with dustjacket. Fine/Near Fine. The nearly 100 titles catalogued here trace the origins and development of architectural illustration in Britain. The Millard collection is particularly rich in the 18th century, and includes almost all of the great folio albums recording the archaeological investigations of antiquity.
Inventory number #007620



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


Price:
$65.00

Shvidkovsky, Dimitri
THE EMPRESS AND THE ARCHITECT: British Architecture and Gardens at the Court of Catherine the Great
New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1996

First edition. Quarto. 282 pp; 100 color plates & 190 b/w illustrations. Cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/Near Fine.
Inventory number #007595



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


Price:
$75.00

Downes, Kerry
HAWKSMOOR
Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1980

First American edition, taken from the second English edition. Large octavo. xvi, 298 pp plus 96 pages of b/w plates, 46 plans, elevations & drawings; list of buildings & drawings; index. Red cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/Near Fine, light chipping at top & bottom of jacket spine & one chip at top edge of back panel. Nicholas Hawksmoor (1661-1736), a student and collaborator of Christopher Wren and John Vanbrugh, was of Britain's outstanding baroque architects. First published in 1959, this was the first major study of Nicholas Hawksmoor. In this new edition, many details have been revised in light of recent research
Inventory number #007571



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


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$60.00

Richardson, A.E. & Hector O. Corfiato
DESIGN IN CIVIL ARCHITECTURE. Vol. 1 Elevational Treatments
NY: Philosophical Library, 1956

Large quarto. 216 pp; hundreds of elevations; index. Original publisher's purple cloth with gilt-lettered cloth in dustjacket. VG/VG,
Inventory number #007147



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


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$45.00

Baltanas, Jose
WALKING THROUGH LE CORBUSIER: A Tour of His Masterworks
NY: Thames & Hudson, 2005

First edition. Oblong quarto. 191 pp; 247 color & 130 b/w illustrations. Hardcover with dustjacket. Near Fine/Near Fine. This book features some of Le Corbusier's most important European buildings, complemented by others that are less well known. The photographs, taken sequentially by the author, provide a narrative description of each building.
Inventory number #007141



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


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$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


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$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


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$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


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$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