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Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$50.00

Hulten, Pontus, Editor. Introduction by Jean-Claude Groshens
Paris 1937-Paris 1957: Creations en France : [exposition], Centre Georges Pompidou, 28 mai-2 novembre 1981 (French Edition)
Paris: Centre Georges Pompidou, 1981

Quarto. 527 pp; profuse b/w & color photographs; biographies & bibliographies. Text in French. Paperback. Near Fine, a crisp, unmarked copy. Catalog of an exhibition organized by the Ministry of Culture of the USSR and the Centre Georges Pompidou, and held at the Centre from May 31 to November 5, 1979.
Inventory number #013523



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: Good


Price:
$15.00

Loukomski, Georges
CHARLES CAMERON An Illustrated Monograph on his Life and Work in Russia
London: Nicholson & Watson / Commodore Press, 1943

First edition. Quarto. 102 pp; profuse b/w photographs & plans; bibliography. Cloth with dustjacket. VG/Good, former owner name on front flyleaf, else unmarked; top & bottom edge of front cover darkened, top 1/2 in. of cloth spine nearly detached; heavy wear to jacket spine - considerable loss at top & small loss at bottom, spine edges chipped & split, jacket shows moderate soiling overall.
Inventory number #013485



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


Price:
$20.00

Rae, Isobel
CHARLES CAMERON: Architect to the Court of Russia
London: Elek Books, 1971

First edition. Quarto. 111 pp; 32 b/w illustrations; bibliography; index. Cloth with gilt-lettered spine with dustjacket. VG/VG, small spot of tape residue on front flyleaf, else an unmarked copy; jacket shows moderate wear with small tear & creases to fore edge, top corner & spine ends lightly chipped. Illustrated biography of the Scottish architect who became the favorite designer of Catherine the Great.
Inventory number #013484



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$20.00

Hillier, Bevis
ART DECO: The Minneapolis Institute of Arts July 8 - September 5, 1971
Minneapolis: Minneapolis Institute of Arts, 1971

First edition. Square octavo. 224 pp; 16 color plates, over 300 illustrations in b/w; bibliography. Paperback, patterned endpapers. A fine, unmarked copy, covers bright & glossy, light crease in center of spine. Comprehensive exhibition of the Art Deco period -- includes furniture, silver, ceramics, glass, paintings/drawings, books/bindings, posters, costumes, textiles, jewelry, architecture/interior design, plastics. Published by Minneapolis Institute of Arts, not E.P. Dutton.
Inventory number #013464



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$60.00

Paris. Centre Georges Pompidou. Catalog by Pontus Hulten et al.
Paris-Moscou, 1900-1930
Paris: Centre Georges Pompidou, 1979

First edition. Quarto. 580 pp; profuse b/w & color photographs; biographies & bibliographies. Text in French. Paperback. VG, rear corner of spine bumped, small edge tear, binding crack at pp 560, spine edge lightly rubbed, minor edgewear. No internal marks. Catalogue of an exhibition organized by the Ministry of Culture of the USSR and the Centre Georges Pompidou, and held at the Centre from May 31 to November 5, 1979.
Inventory number #013447



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$25.00

Roberts, Henry D.
A History of the Royal Pavilion Brighton with an Account of Its Original Furniture and Decoration
London: Country Life, 1939

First edition. Quarto. xvii, 224 pp; 96 b/w plates incl. frontis; several illus in text; index. Gilt-stamped blue cloth. VG, a clean, unmarked copy, backstrip rubbed with 2-in. split at top, wear to spine ends with top starting to fray.
Inventory number #013404



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good+
Jacket: None


Price:
$125.00

Newton, Ernest & W.G. Newton,
ENGLISH DOMESTIC ARCHITECTURE Vol. VI
London: Technical Journals, 1923

Elephant folio. 176 pp; color frontispiece; fully illustrated with b/w photographs of interiors & exteriors, and floorplans. Green cloth with gilt-lettered cover & spine. VG+, a clean, unmarked copy, minor wear to extremities, minor bubbling of cloth in a few spots, mainly on rear cover. A well-illustrated review of English domestic architecture from 1913 to 1923, featuring the work of nearly 80 architects. Included are country houses, town houses, suburban houses, bungalows, and cottages.
Inventory number #013403



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$125.00

Weaver, Lawrence, ed.
THE HOUSE AND ITS EQUIPMENT
NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1912

First edition. Quarto. 212 pp [12] pp; 235 b/w photographs, floor plans & diagrams; index. Gilt-lettered brick cloth, top edge gilt. VG, attractive bookplate on front pastedown, else an unmarked copy; spine darkened with 1.5 inch abrasion & water stain on lower half, spine extremities rubbed, top corners bumped.
Inventory number #013402



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$200.00

Saylor, Henry H.
COUNTRY HOUSES by Aymar Embury II
NY: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1914

Quarto. 135 pp; predominately b/w photographs and floorplans. Brown pictorial cloth with gilt lettered cover & spine. VG, a clean, unmarked copy, cover image rubbed; 0.75 inch tear and fraying at head of spine & light fraying at base of spine, corners rubbed & tips bumped, binding tender. A collection of forty-six country houses by Aymar Embury (1880-1966) built in Long Island, NJ, CT, PA, etc. The book features b/w photos of exteriors and interiors.
Inventory number #013401



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$75.00

Embury, Aymar II
THE DUTCH COLONIAL HOUSE
NY: McBride, Nast & Co., 1913

First edition. Quarto. 108 pp, numerous b/w photographs, some floorplans. Pictorial gray cloth. VG-, a clean, copy, former architect's stamp on title page; cover image bright, a few small bleached spots at bottom edge front & rear covers, corner tips bumped, spine lettering chipped but still visible. Features the origin of Dutch Colonial house, materials used, and treatment of the roof, doors & windows, and the principal rooms. Illustrated with photographs of old examples and American adaptations of the style in NJ, NY, incl. Long Island, PA & a few other locations.
Inventory number #013399



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$12.50

Sembach, Klaus-Jurgen
STYLE 1930: Elegance and Sophistication in Architecture, Design, Fashion, Graphics, and Photography
NY: Universe Books, 1972

Small quarto. 175 pp; 8 color & 118 b/w plates; biographies; notes on the plates. Paperback bound in printed wrappers. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; covers show light edgewear.
Inventory number #013358



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


Price:
$30.00

Aslet, Clive
THE AMERICAN COUNTRY HOUSE
New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1990

Large octavo. vii, 302 pp; 275 color & b/w illustrations; index. Cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/Near Fine. This book describes the great country estates built from the end of the Civil War until 1940. These houses were an attempt to import aristocratic, architectural prototypes from Europe, but ended up being more American in their opulence and technology than one would expect.
Inventory number #013354



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$75.00

Van Pelt, Garrett
OLD ARCHITECTURE OF SOUTHERN MEXICO
Cleveland: J. H. Jansen, 1926

First edition. Small folio. 124 pages of b/w photographs. Brown cloth with black lettering on cover and spine. VG, a clean, unmarked copy, faint foxing on a few pp; light wear to spine ends & corners, covers show light soil. The book is full of illustrations of buildings and architectural features including gates, fountains, doorways, walls, roofs, patios, stairways, street scenes, balconies, churches, window grilles, courtyards, of the area around Mexico City, Guadalajara, Cuernavaca, Guanajuato, Colima, and southward to Oaxaca, Mitla.
Inventory number #013323



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$15.00

Benjamin, Asher
THE AMERICAN BUILDER'S COMPANION or, A System of Architecture Particularly Adapted to the Present Style of Building
NY: Dover, 1969

Reprint. Quarto. ix + 114 pp of text; 70 plates, containing over 375 figures. Paperback. VG, light wear to corners. A reprint of the sixth & final edition (1827), with a new introduction by William Morgan. This is the first edition of a work by Asher Benjamin to offer "Grecian architecture," and the real starting point of the Greek Revival in New England. This edition is augmented by nine additional plates on handrails for circular stairs and Grecian architecture.
Inventory number #013322



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$250.00

Bolton, Arthur T.
The Architecture of ROBERT & JAMES ADAM (1758-1794)
London: Country Life, 1922

First edition. Two volumes. Folio. xvi, 344 pp; xiii, 361, 92, viii pp; profusely illustrated with b/w photographs, site & floor plans and elevations; appendices; index. Green cloth with gilt spine titles and raised profile portrait in gilt on front of both boards, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. VG, bookplate on front pastedown of both vols, else unmarked, minor foxing on preliminary pp, covers grubby & spines darkened, spine ends & corners lightly worn, scattered white (bleached?) spots on both vols. Vol. 2 - short tear at base of spine & bumped corners. This important comprehensive study of the work of Robert Adam and his brother James remains an essential reference for those interested in the architecture and decoration of the period. The initial chapters comprise a brief biography of the brothers and a critical analysis of their style and ideas, followed by all their principal works.
Inventory number #013321



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


Price:
$300.00

Turner, Laurence. Intro. by Arthur T. Bolton
DECORATIVE PLASTERWORK IN GREAT BRITAIN
London: Country Life, 1927

First edition. Folio. xxxviii, 271 pp; 348 photographs & drawings. Original gilt-decorated red cloth, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt with dustjacket. Near Fine/VG, a crisp, unmarked copy; jacket has small loss of base of spine & a few short edge tears, shows light soil. A comprehensive illustrated survey of British decorative plasterwork from 1509 to the start of the French revolution in 1789. Includes the work of Inigo Jones, Christopher Wren, Grinling Gibbons, Robert & James Adam, and many others.
Inventory number #013320



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good+


Price:
$25.00

Wilson, Richard Guy, Dianne Pilgrim & Richard Murray
THE AMERICAN RENAISSANCE 1876-1917
NY: Brooklyn Museum, 1979

Quarto. 232 pp; 156 b/w & color illustrations, including a few folding plates; illustrated catalogue of the exhibition; index. Paperback. VG+, a clean, unmarked copy, bottom corner on rear cover gently creased. An important exhibition of this period between the Centennial Exposition and the end of World War I.
Inventory number #013315



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


Price:
$75.00

Goodwin, Philip
ROOFTREES or the Architectural History of an American Family
Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1933

First edition. Quarto. 71 text pages accompanied by 64 full-page photographs & 17 scaled drawings of architectural details, floor plans & plot plans. Two-toned cloth. VG, a crisp, unmarked copy; jacket has large chip on back panel (2.5" x 5"), and two smaller edge chips on front cover, spine sunned with small loss to ends & moderate rubbing to edges. This book features the residential architecture of Francis and Philip Goodwin; Goodwin Bullard & Woolsey; McKim, Mead and White; and Delano & Aldrich, executed from 1632 to 1932 for ten generations of the Goodwin family.
Inventory number #013312



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


Price:
$20.00

Hammond, Ralph
ANTE-BELLUM MANSIONS OF ALABAMA
NY: Bonanza, 1951

Reprint. Quarto. 196 pp; numerous b/w photographs, floor plans. Cloth in dustjacket. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; jacket lightly rubbed, light edgewear incl. small loss at head of spine The author personally visited and studied over 300 ante-bellum mansions in Alabama; he selected the fifty finest antebellum houses to feature here.
Inventory number #013310



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good+
Jacket: None


Price:
$300.00

Day, Frank Miles
AMERICAN COUNTRY HOUSES OF TODAY
NY: Architectural Book Publishing Co., 1912

First edition. Quarto. viii text plus 183 pp of b/w photographs, sketches & floor plans, printed on one side only. Original publisher's green cloth with gilt titles on cover & spine, top edge gilt. VG, bookplate on front pastedown, several pp have small image loss due to adhesion of coated stock, spine & top edge sunned, spine gilt dulled, remnants of old spine label. Binding tight. The book features country houses in PA, NY, Chicago and Boston. The first volume in a series of eight volumes devoted to American country houses, each edited by a well-known architect.
Inventory number #013309