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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



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


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$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


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$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