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Image for Grands Travaux (English Edition) - Special Issue of Connaissance Des Arts

Grands Travaux (English Edition) - Special Issue of Connaissance Des Arts

By: Connaissance Des Arts

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Paris, Societe Francaise de Promotion Artistique: 1989

Seller ID: 001986

Condition: Very Good


66 pages; illustrated throughout with color photography. A special issue that presents the major development projects undertaken by the French government in the 1980s: Orsay Museum, New Louvre, Arab World Institute, Bastille Opera, Great Arch, Ministry of Finance, Villette, Museum of Natural History, Library of France. English edition. View more info

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The Robie House of Frank Lloyd Wright

By: Connors, Joseph

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Chicago, The University of Chicago Press: 1984

Seller ID: 004487

ISBN: 0226115429

Condition: Very Good


86 pages; 48 b&w illustrations, including construction photos, finished project, Robie, plans, details, other projects. 86 endnotes; bibliography. Clean throughout; no tears, etc.; binding tight. View more info

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World's Biggest Buildings

By: Constable, Nick & Karen Farrington

Price: $15.00

Publisher: San Diego, Thunder Bay Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001737

ISBN: 1-57145-164-1

Condition: Very Good


104 pages; .49 buidings, all in full-page color with text and statistics on the facing page. Big is not only tall and biggest is not only new: included are Petronas Towers and the Guggenehim Bilbao as well as Angkor Wat and Versailles. The World Trade Center is the book's final entry. Laid in at the back is a folded poster of the Petronas Towers, Malaysia. A small tear at the poster's fold. View more info

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The Grand Tour Homes of Kings

By: Conti, Flavio

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Boston, HBJ Press with Rizzoli: 1978

Seller ID: 000203

ISBN: 0-15-003724-4

Condition: Very Good


168 pages. Photographic essays on Versailles, The Forbidden City, Persepolis, The Kremlin, Wawel Castle (Poland), Tower of London, Palace of Knossos, and Hradcany Castle, Prague. View more info

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Rose Windows

By: Cowen, Painton

Price: $40.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Chronicle Books: 1979

Seller ID: 004461

ISBN: 0877011214

Condition: Fine


144 pages; 85 plates color and b&w; numerous b&w text illustrations. The color plates are gorgeous; the text is illuminating. Clean throughout; tight binding. The jacket is price clipped. View more info

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Impressions of Japanese Architecture and the Allied Arts

By: Cram, Ralph Adams

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, The Baker & Taylor Company: 1905

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000040

Condition: Good


227 pages. 52 plates plus frontispiece, most are sepia-toned photographs. The ten chapters are ten different papers written by the noted American architect. Wine-red decorated cloth boards with handsome gilt titles, t.e.g. Wear to spine extremeties and corners. View more info

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The Islamic Perspective: An Aspect of British Architecture and Design in the 19th Century

By: Darby, Michael

Price: $25.00

Publisher: World of Islam Festival Trust: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005039

ISBN: 0905035313

Condition: Very Good


146 pages; 117 illustrations with catalogue entries; Biographies. Islamic design and British enthusiasts who viewed the design as a link to more imaginative architecture. An exhibition at the Leighton House Gallery, London. Clean throughout; tight binding. View more info

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A History of Building Materials

By: Davey, Norman

Price: $55.00

Publisher: New York, Drake Publishers Ltd: 1971

Seller ID: 004595

ISBN: 0877490821

Condition: Very Good


260 pages; 48 plates, 134 text illustrations, all b&w. Stone, earth, reed and straw, thatch, wood, burnt brick, terracotta, plaster, cements, stucco, concrete and mortar, asphalt. But, also architectural designs, such as vaults; decoration, such as roof tile and frescoes, glazes; water supply. And more.Clean and bright throughout within; boards soiled; binding tight. View more info

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Romanesque Europe: Buildings of Europe

By: Davis, R.H.C. (Introduction); Harald Busch and Bernd Lohse (Edited by); Helmut Domke (Commentaries on illustrations)

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, B. T. Batsford: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001698

Condition: Very Good


pp. XXIII; 224. The 224 pages are clear, well lighted, full page b&w architectural photos with captions. Preceding is an informative introduction. Clean and tight except for a gift inscription on the front pastedown, otherwise about fine. View more info

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Chateaux De France: Normandie et Régions Nord et Est

By: de Ganay, Ernest

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Editions «Tel »: 1953

Seller ID: 003133

Condition: Very Good


47 pages of text followed by 97 photographs of chateaux. Clean and tight; slight darkening of the page edges; card covers in very good condition with some small wear to the spine ends and the corners. The glassine jacket is torn along the top edge and at the spine with some loss. View more info

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Two Chateaux of Touraine. The Tuilleries Brochures, Volume IV, Number 4, July 1932

By: Debrol, Marc, Mme

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chicago, Ludowici-Celadon Company: 1932

Seller ID: 004844

ISBN: no

Condition: Very Good


pp. 146-160. b&w photo-illustrations. The Brochures, a series of monographs on European architecture. Essay and photographs of chateaux architecture in Touraine, France. Pictured are various views of La Moriniere and Chantecaille. "View of Garden from House, Chanticaille" is accompanied by an architectural scale plan view.. Clean throughout; tight binding; wrappers are age faded and rubbed along edges. View more info

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What Kind of House is That?

By: Devlin, Harry

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Parents' Magazine Press: 1969

Seller ID: 002981

Condition: Very Good


48 pages; 22 different shapes, styles and kinds of houses in color. A charming book. Gift inscription on the front free endpaper. View more info

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The Architecture of Japan

By: Drexler, Arthur

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, The Museum of Modern Art: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002541

Condition: Very Good


286 pages; numerous b&w illustrations, including photographs, elevations, floor plans of temples, villas, interior rooms, details, gardens. Light soil spot on front board. View more info

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The Drawings of Frank Lloyd Wright

By: Drexler, Arthur

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Horizon Press for the Museum of Modern Art: 1962

Edition: Frist Edition

Seller ID: 004607

ISBN: no

Condition: Very Good


320 pages; 303 drawings reproduced on coated paper, all clean and bright. Fine condition within; boards rubbed on the bottom edges, worn at corners. View more info

Image for Pergamon: The Telephos Frieze from the Great Altar - Vol. 1

Pergamon: The Telephos Frieze from the Great Altar - Vol. 1

By: Dreyfus, Renée ; Ellen Schraudolph (Edited by)

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco: 1996

Seller ID: 003785

ISBN: 0884010899

Condition: Fine


120 pages; 56 illustrated and catalogued panels and fragments; b&w text illustrations; bibliography. The items travelled from Germany for exhibition in San Francisco and The Met in New York in exchange for conservation work by the two museums. View more info

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Chicago: Creating New Traditions

By: Duis, Perry

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chicago, Chicago Historical Society: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001184

ISBN: 0-913820-05-9

Condition: Very Good


144 pages; illustrated throughout, some color, most b/w. Published in connection with the Historical Society's Bicentennial exhibition. Filled with architecture, town planning designs, documentation on society, literature, business. Spine edges rubbed. View more info

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Color in Townscape for Architects, Desighners and Contractors; for City-Dwellers and Other Observant People.

By: Duttmann, Martina; Friedrich Schmuck; Johannes Uhl; John William Gabriel (Translated from the German by)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: San Francisco, W.H. Freeman: 1981

Edition: 1st U.S Edition

Seller ID: 001995

ISBN: 0-7167-1310-1

Condition: Very Good


192 pages; 350 color plates. A beautiful book. A practical reference for the professional and a how-to for the amateur when faced with choosing color schemes. View more info

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Space and Storage

By: Editors of Time-Life Books

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, Time-Life Books: 1976

Seller ID: 004791

ISBN: 0809423502

Condition: Very Good


128 pages; numerous illustrations. Finding and designing space and storage. Imaginative ideas for stretching space; how to do it. Clean throughout; page edges are toned. View more info

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Indian Temples and Palaces

By: Edwardes, Michael

Price: $5.00

Publisher: London, Paul Hamlyn: 1969

Seller ID: 000043

Condition: Very Good


191 pages. Of the series, Great Buildings of the World. Palaces and sacred buildings of India's Hindus, Buddhists, Sikhs, and Muslims. View more info

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Symbolic Space: French Enlightenment Architecture and Its Legacy

By: Etlin, Richard A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago, The University of Chicago Press: 1994

Seller ID: 004513

ISBN: 0226220850

Condition: Fine


235 pages; 113 b&w illustrations. "Using architecture, urbanism, and gardens, Etlin identifies different types of symbolic space whose generic features have far-reaching implications not only for architectural history but also for anthropology, philosophy, critical theory, and cultural studies." Clean throughout, tight binding. View more info