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

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

Image for An Analysis of Gothic Architecture - New Edition - 2 Volumes

An Analysis of Gothic Architecture - New Edition - 2 Volumes

By: Brandon, Raphael and J. Arthur

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, John Grant: 1903

Seller ID: 003206

Condition: Good


"Illustrated by a Series of Upwards of Seven Hundred Examples of Doorways, Windows, Mouldings, Roofs, Arches, Crosses, Panels, Butresses, Seats, Screens, Etc., and Accompanied with Remarks on the Several Details of an Ecclesiastical Edifice." Vol. 1, 120 pages of text, including Index to Churches Referred to and Index to Illustrations followed by plates. Vol. 2, entirely plates, not paginated. The cloth of both volumes is heavily worn at the joints, probably fro... View more info

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The Things We See: Houses - No. 2

By: Brett, Lionel, M.A., A.R.I.B.A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: West Drayton, Middlesex, Penguin: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004175

ISBN: no

Condition: Very Good


64 pages; numerous b&w illustrations. "This book is about modern houses. ...instead of being issued a utility house, to go out and have one made to measure, the looks of houses will begin to matter more than ever." The numerous illustrations have captions, often paragraphs of criticism. A good read. Card wrappers with a paper jacket matching in design. Clean throughout; tight binding. View more info

Image for In the Shadow of Florence: Provincial Society in Renaissance Pescia

In the Shadow of Florence: Provincial Society in Renaissance Pescia

By: Brown, Judith C.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000281

ISBN: 0-19-502993-3

Condition: Fine


244pp + xxv. An examination of the relationship between a dominant city and one of its smaller dominions that sheds light on the economic and social devlopments and on the evolution of the state in Tuscany at large. A number stamped on the front free endpaper. View more info

Image for Revelations of New England Architecture: People and Their Buildings

Revelations of New England Architecture: People and Their Buildings

By: Bruce, Curt (photographs by) ; Grossman, Jill (text by)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Grossman Publishers: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000017

ISBN: 0-670-59615-9

Condition: Very Good


179 pages. Many photographs, all black-and-white, often full-page. Exploration of domestic and public buildings from the Puritan period to the mid-19th century; built by farmers, China traders, Puritan refugees; reflecting several distinctive architectural styles that became characteristic of the region. Inside of dustjacket is damp-stained, exterior is clean, top of jacket's spine chipped. Slight discoloration to small part of a board's corner. View more info

Image for Mackintosh's Masterwork: Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the Glasgow School of Art

Mackintosh's Masterwork: Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the Glasgow School of Art

By: Buchanan, William; James Macaulay; Andrew MacMillan; George Rawson; Peter Trowles

Price: $30.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Chronicle Books: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004389

ISBN: 0877016631

Condition: Fine


224 pages; 170 illustrations, color and b&w. "... the first full-scale study devoted specifically to Mackintosh's masterwork, and it has been compiled by members of the School's (Glasgow School of Art) staff." Clean and bright throughout; tight binding. View more info

Image for Of Earth and Timbers Made: New Mexico Architecture

Of Earth and Timbers Made: New Mexico Architecture

By: Bunting, Bainbridge; Arthur Lazar (Photographs by)

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Albuquerque, University of New Mexico Press: 1975

Edition: First edition, Second printing

Seller ID: 001967

ISBN: 0-8263-0318-8

Condition: Very Good


70 b&w photographs of buildings; details, such as windows, doors and cornices; associated elements, such as grave markers, fences and gateways. Short text with each image. View more info

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A Choice Over Our Heads

By: Burton, Lawrence

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Westfield, New Jersey, Eastview Editions: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001045

ISBN: 0-89860-000-6

Condition: Very Good


192 pages; black and white illustrations including photographs and line drawings. An historical introduction to architecture and design followed by guides to achitectural movements and architects. Clean and tight. View more info

Image for American Architecture of the 1980s

American Architecture of the 1980s

By: Canty, Donald (Foreword); Andrea Oppenheimer Dean (Introduction)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., The American Institute Of Architects Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001105

ISBN: 1-55835-056-X

Condition: Very Good.


342 pages. Color illustrations throughout. A year-by-year history of the decade's architecture; includes the World Financial Center in construction Lower corner of rear board bumped, otherwise clean and tight.. View more info

Image for Oriente e Ocidente nos Interiores em Portugal

Oriente e Ocidente nos Interiores em Portugal

By: Carita, Helder; Homen Cardoso (fotografia)

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Livraria Civilização Editora:

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Authors

Seller ID: 002762

Condition: Very Good


288 pages; more than 200 illustrations, most are color photographs. Copy no. 6591 signed on the verso opposte the title page by Carita and Cardoso. Portuguese text; illustration captions in Portuguese and English. View more info

Image for Falaise - The Heart of Normandy. The Tuilleries Brochures, Volume IV, Number 2,  March 1932

Falaise - The Heart of Normandy. The Tuilleries Brochures, Volume IV, Number 2, March 1932

By: Carlu, Jacques

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chicago, Ludowici-Celadon Company: 1932

Seller ID: 004846

ISBN: no

Condition: Very Good


pp. 114-128; b&w photo-illustrations. The Brochures, a series of monographs on European architecture. Essay and photographs of buildings, street scenes and architectural details in Normandy, France, including Calvados. "Cottage on the Ante, Falaise (Calvados)" is accompanied by an architectural scale drawing.. Clean throughout; tight binding; wrappers are age faded and rubbed along edges. View more info

Image for Corpus Vitrearum: Selected Papers from the XIth International Colloquium of the Corpus Vitrearum, New York, 1-6 June 1982

Corpus Vitrearum: Selected Papers from the XIth International Colloquium of the Corpus Vitrearum, New York, 1-6 June 1982

By: Caviness, Madeline H.; Timothy Husband (Editors)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New Y1994, The Metropolitan Museum of Art: 1985

Edition: Limited to 1000 copies

Seller ID: 004721

ISBN: 0870993917

Condition: Fine


157 pages; color frontispiece laid-in; more that 150 b&w text illustrations. An introduction and six essays by European and American scholars report on mostly thirteenth-century stained glass and glazing programs of the chirches. Clean throughout; tight binding View more info

Image for An Architect Revisits France. The Tuilleries Brochures, Volume IV, Number 3,  May 1932

An Architect Revisits France. The Tuilleries Brochures, Volume IV, Number 3, May 1932

By: Chamberlain, Samuel

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chicago, Ludowici-Celadon Company: 1932

Seller ID: 004845

ISBN: no

Condition: Very Good


pp. 130-144. b&w photo-illustrations. The Brochures, a series of monographs on European architecture. Essay and photographs of chateaux and other architecture in France. Pictured are various views of Chateaux de clos Vougeot and de Ragny and other buildings in Burgundy.. "A Doorway at Dijon" is accompanied by an architectural scale drawing.. Clean throughout; tight binding; wrappers are age faded and rubbed along edges. View more info

Image for Southern Interiors of Charleston, South Carolina

Southern Interiors of Charleston, South Carolina

By: Chamberlain, Samuel; Narcisse Chamberlain

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Hastings House Publishers: 1956

Seller ID: 004560

ISBN: no

Condition: Fine


172 pages; nearly 300 b&w photographs: entire rooms, ornament and details, furniture. Clean threoughout. Boards lay slightly open at the front edge. View more info

Image for Architecture: Form, Space & Order

Architecture: Form, Space & Order

By: Ching, Francis D.K.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Van Nostrand Reinhold: 1979

Seller ID: 004738

ISBN: 0442215355

Condition: Very Good


394 pages; hundreds illustrations; bibliography; index of buildings; index of subject matter. The index lists a few hundred specific buildings which are referenced in the volume. Clean throughout; tight binding. View more info

Eglises Parisiennes - Actuelles et Disparues

By: Christ, Yvan

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Editions TEL: 1947

Seller ID: 003055

Condition: Good


44 pages; more than 100 duotone photographs of churches standing in 1947 and reproductions of prints imaging churches then gone. The wrappers are worn and detached; some spine material is lost. Sewn binding is intact and secure. Contents, including images are in very good condition. View more info

Image for Nineteenth Century Mobile Architecture: An Inventory of Existing Buildings

Nineteenth Century Mobile Architecture: An Inventory of Existing Buildings

By: City of Mobile

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Mobile, Alabama, Mobile City Planning Commission: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001023

Condition: Very Good.


76 pages; 157 buildings are described and illustrated (all illustrations are in black and white); additional illustrations and maps throughout the book; glossary. Clean and tight, very light wear to the wraps. View more info

Image for Berlin - An Architectural History: AD Profile 50. (AD Magazine Vol. 53, No. 11/12, 1983)

Berlin - An Architectural History: AD Profile 50. (AD Magazine Vol. 53, No. 11/12, 1983)

By: Clelland, Doug (Guest Edited)

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, AD Publications: 1983

Seller ID: 004056

Condition: Very Good


88 pages; numerous illustrations. Twelve authors contribute ten essays. View more info

Image for English Parish Churches as Works of Art

English Parish Churches as Works of Art

By: Clifton-Taylor, Alec

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, B.T. Batsford: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004958

ISBN: 0713427760

Condition: Fine


272 pages. 128 illustrations, most are photos. Straight-forward subjective valuations and criticisms of churches: their architecture, reuse, remodeling, etc. One sentence suggests the author's directness: "Classical churches left unraped by the Victorians are unfortunately not very common." Previous owner's embossed library stamp on the title page. Clean throughout, tight binding. Jacket is clipped and with some small wear at edges. View more info

Image for Sacred Places at Risk: New Evidence on How Endangered Older Churches and Synagogues Serve Communities

Sacred Places at Risk: New Evidence on How Endangered Older Churches and Synagogues Serve Communities

By: Cohen, Diane and A. Robert Jaeger; Dr. William J. Bennett and U.S. Sebator Joseph Lieberman (Foreword)

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Partners for Sacred Places: 1998

Seller ID: 003235

Condition: Very Good


46 pages; b&w illustrations; charts. The reuse of older religious buildings, especially for congregation and community use. Small rubber stamp of previous owner, a foundation, on the title page. View more info