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Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$125.00

The Architectural Review
THE ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW Volumes 117-118. Nos. 697-708 1955
Westminster, MD: The Architectural Review, 1955

Stout quarto. about 220 pp per issue; illustrated in color and b/w. Complete set for 1955 bound in cloth with gilt titles. VG, unmarked copy; former owner name stamped in gilt at bottom edge of front cover. A full year of this well-designed magazine featuring new works in modern British architecture, as well as articles on traditional architecture in England and around the world. 1955 featured many key articles on architects such as Walter Gropius, Philip Johnson, Lubetkin, and Sullivan & Wright. There is also a continuing series titled "Fresh Views on Flooring" that runs throughout the year. Also of note is the special issue devoted to the Outrage over the "Doom of an England reduced to universal Subtopia". Other articles include Airports: Zurich, Renfrew, Philadelphia, London and Amsterdam; brewers houses; London espresso bars; and the regular assortment of residences, schools, apartment blocks, office & government buildings, and current design.
Inventory number #005208



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$15.00

Landau, Sarah Bradford
P.B. WIGHT: Architect, Contractor, and Critic, 1838-1925
Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago, 1981

Exhibition catalogue. Quarto. 108 pp; 8 color plates & numerous b/w illustrations; checklists of Wight's publications, his buildings and projects, and buildings by Carter, Drake and Wight, 1872-1874; and provenance and checklist of 184 architectural drawings, plans and elevations in the Wight collection by John Zukowsky. Paperback. VG. P.B. Wight was a designer of furniture, critic and historian of contemporary architecture and fireproofing techology, as well as an architect.
Inventory number #005172



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$25.00

Beaumont, Maria Alice et al
EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY SCENIC AND ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN: Drawings by the Galli Bibiena Family from Collections in Portugal
Alexandria, VA: Art Services International, 1993

Quarto. 94 pp; illustrated in b/w. Paperback. VG. Splendid collection of ink drawings of buildings, theaters, facades and scenic backdrops, many of the backdrops and scenic plans utilize he full impact of perspective in scenic art.
Inventory number #005164



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$25.00

Whitehead, Russell F., ed.
THE WHITE PINE SERIES OF ARCHITECTURAL MONOGRAPHS. Interior Woodwork in New England During the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries. Volume XI Number 2
St. Paul, MN: White Pine Bureau, 1925

First edition. 4to. 20 pp; b/w photographs and measured drawings. Stapled wraps. VG- cover slightly soiled, contents are fine. Volume 11 number 2 of the bi-monthly publication suggesting the architectural use of white pine and its availability to-day as a structural wood. Introductory text by Edwin J. Hipkiss.
Inventory number #005141



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$25.00

Whitehead, Russell F., ed.
THE WHITE PINE SERIES OF ARCHITECTURAL MONOGRAPHS. Some Forgotten Houses on Manhattan Island. Volume IX Number 1
St. Paul, MN: White Pine Bureau, 1923

First edition. 4to. 16 pp; b/w photographs. Stapled wraps. VG- cover slightly soiled, contents are fine. Volume 9 number 1 of the bi-monthly publication suggesting the architectural use of white pine and its availability to-day as a structural wood. Introductory text by Lemuel Hoadley Fowler.
Inventory number #005140



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$25.00

Whitehead, Russell F., ed.
THE WHITE PINE SERIES OF ARCHITECTURAL MONOGRAPHS. Newport - an Early American Seaport. Volume VIII Number 3
St. Paul, MN: White Pine Bureau, 1922

First edition. 4to. 16 pp; b/w photographs. Stapled wraps. VG- cover slightly soiled, contents are fine. Volume 8 number 3 of the bi-monthly publication suggesting the architectural use of white pine and its availability to-day as a structural wood. Introductory text by Kenneth Clark.
Inventory number #005139



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$25.00

Whitehead, Russell F., ed.
THE WHITE PINE SERIES OF ARCHITECTURAL MONOGRAPHS. Dependencies of the Old Fashioned House. Volume VIII Number 2
St. Paul, MN: White Pine Bureau, 1922

First edition. 4to. 16 pp; b/w photographs. Stapled wraps. VG- cover slightly soiled, contents are fine. Volume 8 number 2 of the bi-monthly publication suggesting the architectural use of white pine and its availability to-day as a structural wood. Introductory text by Irving B Eventworth.
Inventory number #005138



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$25.00

Whitehead, Russell F., ed.
THE WHITE PINE SERIES OF ARCHITECTURAL MONOGRAPHS. Port Towns of Penobscot Bay. Volume VIII Number 1
St. Paul, MN: White Pine Bureau, 1922

First edition. 4to. 16 pp; b/w photographs. Stapled wraps. VG- cover darkened, contents are fine. Volume 8 number 1 of the bi-monthly publication suggesting the architectural use of white pine and its availability to-day as a structural wood. Introductory text by Charles Dana Loomis.
Inventory number #005137



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$25.00

Whitehead, Russell F., ed.
THE WHITE PINE SERIES OF ARCHITECTURAL MONOGRAPHS. The Boston Post Road. Volume VI Number 1
St. Paul, MN: White Pine Bureau, 1920

First edition. 4to. 16 pp; b/w photographs. Stapled wraps. VG- cover slightly soiled, contents are fine. Volume 6 number 1 of the bi-monthly publication suggesting the architectural use of white pine and its availability today as a structural wood. Introductory text by Peter Augustus Pindar.
Inventory number #005136



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$25.00

Whitehead, Russell F., ed.
THE WHITE PINE SERIES OF ARCHITECTURAL MONOGRAPHS. The Early Dwellings of Nantucket. Volume III Number 6
St. Paul, MN: White Pine Bureau, 1917

First edition. 4to. 16 pp; b/w photographs. Stapled wraps. VG- cover soiled, contents are fine. Volume 3 number 6 of the bi-monthly publication suggesting the architectural use of white pine and its availability today as a structural wood. Introductory text by J.A. Schweinfurth.
Inventory number #005134



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$25.00

Quiney, Anthony
THE TRADITIONAL BUILDINGS OF ENGLAND
London: Thames and Hudson, 1995

Quarto. 224 pp; 81 color & 112 b/w photographs & drawings; bibliography. Paperback. Near fine. A history of the traditional buildings of England from the Middle Ages to the Industrial Revolution, which concludes by tracing revivalist styles from the 19th century through to the present day.
Inventory number #005092



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


Price:
$30.00

Geller, L.D.
THE ARCHITECTURE OF ELEGANCE: The Tradition of Charles Bulfinch and the Plymouth Federal Savings Bank
Plymouth, MA: Pilgrim Society, 1976

First edition. Octavo. xiv, 65 pp; 38 b/w plates. Black cloth with dustjacket. VG/VG.
Inventory number #004988



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: New
Jacket: New


Price:
$45.00

Wiseman, Carter
LOUIS I. KAHN BEYOND TIME AND STYLE: A Life in Architecture
NY: Norton, 2007

First edition. Quarto. 284 pp; numerous color & b/w illustrations. Cloth with dj. Fine in fine dustjacket. This first in-depth biographical study of the brilliant but elusive architect who fundamentally redefined twentieth century architecture draws on more than one hundred interviews with colleagues, coworkers, clients, and family members is illustrated with many previously unpublished photographs documenting the uniquely American rise of a poor immigrant to the pinnacle of the architectural world.
Inventory number #004928



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: As New


Price:
$25.00

Lenclos, Jean-Philippe & Dominique
WINDOWS OF THE WORLD
NY: W.W. Norton, 2001

First edition. Octavo. 173 pp; color photos on every page. Paperback. Fine. A photographic survey of this basic architectural element, from the simple, square porthole of a stone farmhouse in Brittany to the fine ironwork details of the mashrabiya that screen windows in Morocco to the windows of New York’s Greenwich Village. The authors show how the diverse proportions, designs, materials, and colors of windows reflect the geography, traditions, and culture of local habitats.
Inventory number #004808



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: New
Jacket: None


Price:
$35.00

Summerson, John
THE LONDON BUILDING WORLD of the Eighteen-Sixties
London: Thames and Hudson, 1973

First edition. Octavo. 60 pp; over 50 b/w illustrations; notes. Golden brown cloth with gilt lettering and gilt ruled border near edge of front cover, in slipcase.
Inventory number #004702



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: New


Price:
$45.00

Davies, Colin
KEY HOUSES OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY: Plans, Sections, and Elevations
NY: W.W. Norton, 2006

Quarto. 240 pp; well illustrated; bibliography. Includes CD-ROM with digital files of all the drawings. Paperback. Bottom corner bumped, else Fine. This book includes classic residential works by such seminal architects as Le Corbusier, Frank Lloyd Wright, Mies van der Rohe, and Alvar Aalto, as well as houses by more recent masters such as Tadao Ando, and Rem Koolhaas. Includes scale plans of every floor together with elevations, sections, and site plans where appropriate, for each house.
Inventory number #004423



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good+


Price:
$15.00

Cohen, Edie
WEST COAST ROOMS: Portfolios of 41 Architects and Interior Designers
Gloucester, MA: Rockport Publishers, 2001

First edition. Quarto. 192 pp; profusely illustrated with color photographs; directory of design & architecture firms, and photographers. Paperback. VG. Presents the portfolios of forty-one of the West Coast's best designers, including Barbara Barry, Thomas Beeton, Olson Sundberg, and Kelly Wearstler.
Inventory number #004422



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$30.00

Ransom, David F
GEO. KELLER, ARCHITECT
Hartford, CT: Stowe-Day Foundation, 1978

Quarto. 218 pp; numerous b/w illustrations; sources; index. Paperback. VG. George Keller (1842-1935) worked primarily in Hartford, Conn, as well as in NYC.
Inventory number #004353



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Fine
Jacket: Near Fine


Price:
$25.00

Reeh, Henrik
ORNAMENTS OF THE METROPOLIS: Siegfried Kracauer and Modern Urban Culture
Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2005

First edition, review copy. Quarto. 248 pp; 36 b/w photographs by Reeh; notes; index. Cloth with unclipped jacket. Fine in near fine jacket. Includes MIT Press promotional sheet and bookmark. Variations on the theme of ornament in Siegfried Kracauer's urban writings, suggesting ways in which the subjective can reappropriate urban life.
Inventory number #004210



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


Price:
$15.00

Davis, Terence
JOHN NASH: The Prince Regent's Architect
NY: A. S. Barnes & Company, 1967

First American edition. Quarto. 115 pp; numerous b/w illustrations and plates; list of known works; list of attributed works; index. Cloth with dustjacket. VG in VG- jacket, short closed tear to lower edge of back panel, mild edgewear & light chipping to spine ends.
Inventory number #004116