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Image for A Pattern Language: Towns, Buildings, Construction

A Pattern Language: Towns, Buildings, Construction

By: Alexander, Christopher; Sara Ishikawa; Murray Silverstein; [et al]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1977

Seller ID: 004687

ISBN: 0195019199

Condition: Very Good


1171 pages; b&w illustrations. A discussion of patterns affecting far more than a building's design, but that also. Rather, the patterns of daily life and how best to preserve or dseign new patterns for humanity's gratification. Text block clean and tight; endpapers show some damping that has not migrated inside; binding tight; boards clean; dustjacket soiled. View more info

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Looking for History in British Churches

By: Anderson, M.D.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1951

Seller ID: 003021

Condition: Very Good


328 pages; b&w illustrations, including photographs. View more info

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Architecture in New York, a Photographic History

By: Andrews, Wayne

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Icon/Harper & Row: 1973

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 002542

ISBN: 064300420

Condition: Very Good


190 pages; 255 b&w photographs. The architecture of New York State. View more info

Image for World Architecture. No. 20, November 1992

World Architecture. No. 20, November 1992

By: Anonymous

Price: $16.00

Publisher: London, Cheerman Ltd: 1992

Seller ID: 002506

Condition: Very Good


96 pages. Memoirs of Pierre Vago; Biographical sketch of Vago; archive of Vago projects. Also, The Miracle of Jena, geodesic domes predating Buckminster Fuller. Carl Zeiss works; Cranfield; Young Rio architects; Sandy Brown Associates.. View more info

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What is Modern Architecture?

By: Anonymous

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Museum of Modern Art: 1942

Seller ID: 003905

ISBN: no

Condition: Very Good


36 pages; 78 b&w images. The first publication, 1, in the Introductory Series to the Modern Arts. Clean throughout, pages lightly age darkened; wear to the corners of the wrappers. View more info

Image for Back to the People: An Integrated Development Plan for the Rejuvenation of Old Dublin

Back to the People: An Integrated Development Plan for the Rejuvenation of Old Dublin

By: Anonymous

Price: $22.00

Publisher: South Inner City Community Development Association: 1989

Seller ID: 003926

ISBN: no

Condition: Very Good


50 pages; numerous illustrations. The redevelopment plan for the inner city Dublin neighborhoods known as Medieval Dublin and Liberties. Clean throughout. Photocopies of newspaper articles from the Irish Times library loosely laid in. View more info

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Las Murallas Romanas de la Ciudad

By: Anonymous

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Ayuntamiento de Barcelona: 1958

Seller ID: 004231

ISBN: no

Condition: Very Good


not paginated but 30 pages each with b&w illustrations, usually photographs. Clean throughout, tight binding; the cover panels are torn across the top with some material lost; previous owner's name on the first page. View more info

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Charles Rennie Mackintosh

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Glasgow, Richard Drew Publishing: 1987

Seller ID: 004411

ISBN: 0862671914

Condition: Very Good


96 pages; a wealth of illustrations, color and b&w, including many photographs. The Mackintosh House; the Glasgow School of Art; the Hill House; the Tea Rooms; Queen's Cross Church; Scotland Street School. Chronological Table; Bibliography; Buildings Open to the Public. Loosely laid-in is a multi-panel pamphlet, Charles Rennie Mackintosh, His Buildings In & Around Glasgow. Book and pamphlet clean throughout; tight binding. View more info

Image for Painted Ladies, San Francisco's Resplendent Victorians

Painted Ladies, San Francisco's Resplendent Victorians

By: Baer, Morley (Photographs); Elizabeth Pomada and Michael Larsen (Text)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, E.P. Dutton: 1978

Seller ID: 004153

ISBN: 0525475230

Condition: Fine


80 pages; dozens of color photos: Pacific Heights; The Western Addition; Haight Ashbury and Noe Valley; The Mission District and Potrero Hill. Clean throughout. View more info

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Art Nouveau in Prague

By: Balajka, Petr

Price: $10.00

Publisher: ASCO d.i. PRAHA:

Seller ID: 003671

ISBN: 8085377098

Condition: Very Good


c.1990. Unpaginated but 32 pages. Profusely illustrated with color photographs. A concise survey of Art Nouveau in Europe and in Prague specifically. Attention is directed to the architecture, architectural decoration and sculpture. An easy-to-carry and informative guide for the tourist. Clean throughout. English text. View more info

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Álvaro Siza: Museu de Serralves

By: Barata, Paulo Martins; Raquel Henriques da Silva; Bernardo Pinto de Almeida

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Lisboa, White & Blue: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002382

ISBN: 9728650027

Condition: Fine


82 pages; numerous illustrations, including color photography by Rui Morais de Sousa. Inscribed on the title page by an author, Paulo Martins Barata with an enclosed signed note from Barata sending the book as a gift. Text in Portugese and English. View more info

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The Cloisters / The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin

By: Barnard, George Grey

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art: 1979

Seller ID: 001808

Condition: Good


52 pages, generously illustrated in color and in b&w. MMA Bulletin Summer 1979. Clean but a 2-inch clean cut as with a razor to the front cover and the first two leaves; repaired with tape. View more info

Image for A Visit to Vezelay. The Tuilleries Brochures, Volume IV, Number 5,  September 1932

A Visit to Vezelay. The Tuilleries Brochures, Volume IV, Number 5, September 1932

By: Barton, Howard H.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chicago, Ludowici-Celadon Company: 1932

Seller ID: 004843

ISBN: no

Condition: Very Good


pp. 163-176. b&w photo-illustrations. The Brochures, a series of monographs on European architecture. Essay and photographs of architecture in Vezelay, France. Pictured are homes, pension, basilica; architectural details of the buildings. Frontage of "Old House on the Main Street, Vezelay" is accompanied by an architectural scale elevation drawing. Clean throughout; tight binding; wrappers are age faded and rubbed along edges. View more info

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Saulieu of the Morvan. The Tuilleries Brochures, Volume IV, Number 1, January 1932

By: Belloc, Hilaire

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chicago, Ludowici-Celadon Company: 1932

Seller ID: 004847

ISBN: no

Condition: Very Good


pp. 98-112; b&w photo-illustrations. The Brochures, a series of monographs on European architecture. Essay and photographs of buildings, views and architectural details in Saulieu, Cote d'Or, France, "Public Pump at Saulieu (Cote d"Or)" is accompanied by an architectural scale plan and elevation drawing.. Clean throughout; tight binding; wrappers are age faded and rubbed along edges. View more info

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Manhattan Architecture

By: Berenholtz, Richard (Photographs); Ellen Posner (Introduction); Donald Martin Reynolds (Text)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Prentice Hall: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002079

ISBN: 0-13-551987-x

Condition: Very Good


256 pages; numerous color photographs of Manhattan buildings, closeups of decorative details, great rooms and other indoor spaces; a gorgeous book. View more info

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Philip Johnson

By: Blake, Peter

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Basel, Switzerland, Birkhauser Verlag AG: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000488

ISBN: 3-7643-5393-7

Condition: Fine.


254 pages; over 100 projects are illustrated. Format is catalogue: each building illustrated with an adjoining full entry describing it. Preceding that is a 20 page introduction. Text simultaneously in German and English. View more info

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The New Japanese Architecture

By: Bognar, Botond; John Morris Dixon (Introduction); Hajime Yatsuka and Lynne Breslin (Essays)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Rizzoli: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002453

ISBN: 0847812251

Condition: Fine


224 pages; numerous illustrations displaying the work of 23 architects preceded by two essays. View more info

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Exploring Parish Churches

By: Bonham-Carter, Victor

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Routledge & Kegan Paul: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004957

ISBN: no

Condition: Fine


214 pages; numerous drawings, some b&w photo plates. The evolution of the parish church in England from the time of Christianity arrival through Saxon, Norman, Gothic, Reformation and Renaissance, Classical, Georgian and Victorian, then since 1900. A small section at the back includes comments on "church appurtanances" including, altar, linens, vessels, candles, etc. Light pencil mark on front endpaper, otherwise clean throughout; tight binding. View more info

Image for The Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi - Glory and Destruction

The Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi - Glory and Destruction

By: Bonsanti, Giorgio; Stephen Sartarelli (translated from the Italian by)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Harry N. Abrams: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002936

ISBN: 0-8109-2767-5

Condition: Fine


100 pages; 69 color photographs; drawings and floor-plan diagrams. The earthquake of September 26, 1997, which caused devastating damage to the Basilica. The photographer, Ghigo Roli was completing photographing the interior of the Upper Basilica when the earthquake struck once, then again, then again. The third tremor brought down a main vault and destroyed other frescoes. Roli's diary of the tremors is printed. View more info

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The Building of The Vatican: The Papacy and Architecture / The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin

By: Boorsch, Suzanne

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art: 1982

Seller ID: 004197

Condition: Very Good.


64 pages; well illustrated. MMA Bulletin Winter 1982/83. Clean and tight, nearly as new. View more info