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


Price:
$50.00

Summerson, John
JOHN SOANE
NY: St. Martin's Press, 1983

Quarto. 123 pp; 6 color gatefold plates and many color & b/w illustrations; list of buildings; selected bibliography. Cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/Near Fine. Architectural Monographs series
Inventory number #006545



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket: None


Price:
$25.00

Kidney, Walter C.
WINCHESTER: Limestone, Sycamores & Architecture
Winchester, VA: Preservation of Historic Winchester, 1977

First edition. Quarto. 120 pp; full of b/w photographs by James R. Morrison. Cloth, lacks dustjacket. Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy. Features the various styles of 18th, 19th and early 20th-century architecture in Winchester, VA, accompanied by b/w photographs of the buildings, along with close-ups showing architectural details.
Inventory number #006469



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$125.00

Redslob, Edwin
ALT-DANEMARK
M√ľnchen: Delphin-Verlag, 1921

Second edition. Quarto. xxix, 193 pp; 323 b/w photographs (hors texte) + 11 illus in text; bibliography; index. Text in German. Gold cloth with black stamped lettering, all edges stained blue. A very good copy. Signed & inscribed by author to Bert S. Fielden, dated August 1947. Illustrated with b/w photographs of buildings, interiors, and furniture from the 15th century to the early 19th century.
Inventory number #006371



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


Price:
$45.00

Richards, J.M. & Nikolaus Pevsner, Ed.
THE ANTI-RATIONALISTS
London: Architectural Press, 1973

First edition. Quarto. 208 pp; b/w illustrations throughout. Wine cloth with silver decorative design on front cover & lettering on spine, in dustjacket. Near Fine/VG, jacket spine slightly sunned, along with top two in. on back cover. Previous owner's blind stamp at bottom of front flyleaf. A collection of 19 essays on architecture and Art Nouveau.
Inventory number #006296



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$15.00

Milliken, Henry Oothout
TUILERIES BROCHURES: Some Minor Architecture of Normandy, March 1931
NY: Ludowici-Celadon Company, 1931

Vol 3, No 2, March 1931. Quarto. 15 pp; b/w photographs throughout. Stapled wraps. VG. A series of monographs on European architecture with special reference to tile roofs.
Inventory number #006258



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$40.00

Helm, W.H.
HOMES OF THE PAST: A Sketch of Domestic Buildings and Life in England from the Norman to the Georgian Age
NY: John Lane Company, 1921

First American edition. Quarto. xviii, 155 pp; 59 line drawings by Chappelow; appendices; bibliography; index. Original two-tone cloth, with gilt lettered spine & image of key on front cover. VG, corners rubbed through and slightly bumped. Front hinge a little loose. The author presents a proposal for preserving certain typical houses, each to be furnished as an example of its own time.
Inventory number #006245



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$35.00

Gournay, Isabelle, ed.
ERNEST CORMIER and the Universite de Montreal
Cambridge, MA / Montreal: MIT/Canadian Centre for Architecture, 1990

Square quarto. 179 pp; 67 color & b/w plates; 67 text illustrations; chronology; bibliography. Paperback.
Inventory number #006162



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$60.00

Trade Catalogue
HOME OWNERS' CATALOGS
NY & Boston: F.W. Dodge Company, 1947

Quarto. Gilt-stamped blue cloth. VG, light wear to spine ends. A selection of trade catalogs bound together - all kinds of catalogs for home planning - kitchens (sinks, faucets, cabinets, floor coverings), heating (boilers, furnaces, radiators), windows, doors, sashes, hardware, color ideas, and much more. Everything for comfortable living in the home of 1947. "So full of all sorts of stimulating ideas and interesting facts" [ed.]
Inventory number #006085



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$25.00

Dean, David
ARCHITECTURE OF THE 1930s : Recalling the English Scene
NY: Rizzoli in association with the Royal Institute of British Architects Drawings Collection, 1983

Small square quarto. 24 color plates & 125 b/w illustrations; bibliography; index. Paperback. VG. One of a series of books on the RIBA Drawings Collection.
Inventory number #005915



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


Price:
$25.00

Soucek King, Carol
EMPOWERED SPACES: Architects & Designers at Home and at Work
NY: PBC International, 1993

First edition. Quarto. 240 pp; profuse color photographs. Cloth with dustjacket. VG/VG, corners gently bumped (doesn't affect pages), small dent to bottom edge. light scrape to fold of rear jacket flap. This book presents the homes and offices of sixty architects and interior designers from the U.S. and abroad. They include Francois Catroux, Jacques Grange, Scott Johnson, Robert McAlpine, Bart Prince, and Imogen Taylor of Colefax & Fowler.
Inventory number #005879



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket: None


Price:
$75.00

Halfpenny, William
THE ART OF SOUND BUILDING
NY: Benjamin Blom, 1968

Reprint of the 1725 first edition. Folio (12" x 6.75"). 56 pp + 18 b/w plates. Green cloth with white lettering. Spine sunned, else a fine copy. The art of sound building demonstrated in geometrical problems: showing geometrical lines for all kinds of arches, niches, groins, and twisted rails, both regular and irregular.
Inventory number #005863



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


Price:
$30.00

Mitchell, William Robert, Jr.
CLASSIC SAVANNAH: History, Homes and Gardens
Savannah, GA: Martin-St. Martin Publishing, 1991

Third printing. Quarto. 142 pp; fully illustrated in color; appendices; bibliography; index. Cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/Near Fine
Inventory number #005787



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


Price:
$10.00

Rybczynski, Witold
THE LOOK OF ARCHITECTURE
NY: Oxford University Press, 2001

Twelvemo. xiv, 130 pp; 34 b/w illustrations; notes; index. Hardcover with dustjacket. VG/VG. Based on three lectures given at the New York Public Library in October 1999. Rybczynski makes a compelling case for the connection between architecture, interior decoration, and fashion.
Inventory number #005559



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Fine
Jacket: Fine


Price:
$15.00

Jacobs, Karrie
THE PERFECT $100,000 HOUSE: A Trip Across America and Back in Pursuit of a Place to Call Home
NY: Viking, 2006

First edition. Octavo. 291 pp; b/w drawings by Gary Panter; bibliography; web sites; index. Cloth-backed boards with dustjacket. Fine/Fine. An architecture and design critic's coast-to-coast search for an ideal American home that is both aesthetically pleasing and affordable cites the challenges facing prospective homeowners today, describing the author's meetings with architects and builders who are revolutionizing the ways people think about homes, construction techniques, and community.
Inventory number #005555



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: New
Jacket: New


Price:
$60.00

Wyllie, Romy
BERTRAM GOODHUE: His Life in Residential Architecture
NY: W. W. Norton, 2007

First edition. Quarto. 224 pp; 91 color & 149 b/w photographs, drawings & plans; bibliography; list of works. Cloth with dustjacket. New. This book presents twenty built and six unbuilt houses that provide new insight into the evolution of Goodhue's architecture during the 33-year period of his remarkable career. Although these projects make up only a small portion of his total work, they are rich in architectural expression.
Inventory number #005426



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: New
Jacket: New


Price:
$65.00

Robertson, E. Graeme & Joan
CAST IRON DECORATION: A World Survey
NY: Thames & Hudson, 2007

Reprint. Quarto. 336 pp; 15 drawings; 506 b/w photographs; glossary; bibliography; index. Cloth with dustjacket. Fine/Fine. A superb photographic survey of the forms taken by cast iron ornamentation, its national variations, its relationship to architecture, and its contribution to the attractiveness of buildings. Includes many examples in several Australian cities. Originally published in 1977.
Inventory number #005406



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$15.00

Pevsner, Nikolaus
Studies in Art, Architecture and Design: Victorian and After
Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1982

Quarto. 288 pp; over 500 b/w illustrations; notes; index. Paperback. VG, minor edgewear. This classic collection of Pevsner's essays on Victorian design brings together many of his most important writings. Subjects of the essays include the Great Exhibition of 1851, William Morris and architecture, Arthur Mackmurdo, CFA Voysey, Rennie Mackintosh, and George Walton. Also Frank Pick and London Transport, the DIA, and Gordon Russell.
Inventory number #005372



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$23.00

Walker, Derek
LOS ANGELES
NY: St. Martin's Press, 1981

Quarto. 176 pp; lots of color & b/w illustrations. Paperback. VG. This book describes the growth and development of Los Angeles, examines the variety of its architectural styles, and portrays the city's popular art and culture.
Inventory number #005277



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$95.00

Nakamura, Toshio, ed.
GLASS HOUSE
NY: Monacelli, 2007

Quarto. unpaginated; color photographs throughout; section of floor plans. Paperback with semi-transparent jacket. Designed as a personal retreat, Philip Johnson's Glass House is an icon of modern architecture. This excellent reprinting of the original 1998 edition contains the same series of specially commissioned photographs and reproductions of the original drawings and explores every aspect of the design, construction, and preservation of this gem of modern architecture.
Inventory number #005262



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$100.00

Roux, Marcel, introduction
PETITES MAISONS ET VILLAS d'Aujourd'hui
Paris: Charles Moreau, n.d.

ca. 1950's. Deuxieme Serie. Quarto. 5 pp; 40 b/w plates of floor plans and photographs. Text in French. Loose plates in portfolio boards as issued. Complete. VG, minor wear to boards. A great collection of small houses and villas from the mid 20th century, interesting examples of modern architectural design.
Inventory number #005243