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The House with Sixteen Handmade Doors

By: Petroski, Henry

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Company: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005130

ISBN: 0393242048

Condition: Fine


297 pages; b&w photo-illustrations. The history of a handbuilt house on Arrowsic Island, Maine; the story authored by an engineer of more than a dozen books who has been called the poet-laureate of engineering. Clean and bright throughout; tight binding. View more info

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The Sistine Chapel

By: Pittaluga, Mary

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Roma, Edizioni Del Drago: 1960

Seller ID: 000424

Condition: Very Good.


56 pages. Clean and tight; light wear to spine and wrappers.. View more info

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Formal Design in Minor French Buildongs. The Tuilleries Brochures, Volume III, Number 5, September, 1931

By: Poor, Alfred Easton (Foreword)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chicago, Ludowici-Celadon Company: 1931

Seller ID: 004849

ISBN: no

Condition: Very Good


pp. 66-80; b&w photo-illustrations. The Brochures, a series of monographs on European architecture. Essay and photographs of buildings, views and architectural details in France, "Detail, House at Bourges (Cher)" 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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Persian Architecture: The Triumph of Form and Color

By: Pope, Arthur Upham

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, George Braziller: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001987

Condition: Very Good


288 pages; 404 illustrations, 33 color. Persian architecture as a fine art tracing its history and development, meanngs and importance of forms and colors. The book was completed when the country was under the rule of Reza Shah at which time non-Muslims were permitted access to previously prohibited sanctified sites. View more info

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A Treasury of Early American Homes

By: Pratt, Richard

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Whittlesey House, McGraw-Hill: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002408

Condition: Good


136 pages; filled with color photography. Houses in New England, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, Louisiana. Originally appeared in installments in the Ladies' Home Journal. Clean and tight: pages are fresh and bright, boards are lightly worn. View more info

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The Plan of St. Gall in Brief : An Overview Based on the 3-Volume Work by Walter Horn & Ernest Born

By: Price, Lorna

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Berkeley, CA, University of California Press: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000461

ISBN: 0-520-04334-0

Condition: Very Good


100 pages; many illustrations. Clean and tight; fairly unblemished. Stiff card wraps with wraparound jacket. Following the publication of the 3-volume Plan of St. Gall an exhibition was mounted which used selected text, drawings, models, etc. that were used to produce the large work This shorter volume grew out of that exhibition. View more info

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The English Country Town

By: Quiney, Anthony

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001367

ISBN: 0-500-01405-1

Condition: Fine.


192 pages; thoroughly illustrated in color. More than fifty towns in every corner of England are visited. View more info

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Glory in Glass: Stained Glass in The United States.: Origins, Variety, and Preservation

By: Raguin, Virginia Chieffo

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, The Gallery at the American Bible Society: 1998

Seller ID: 005089

Condition: Very Good


243 pages; numerous illustrations, All manner of information: structure, conservation, style, creativity, experiences, who, where, how. Extensive bibliographies and checklists. Clean throughout, no markings or tears; tight binding. Covers are rubbed at the edges and worn at a corner. View more info

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A First Book of Architecture, a Brief Survey

By: Reed, G.H., M.A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, A & C Black Ltd.: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003817

Condition: Very Good


32 pages; numerous b&w illustrations. Clean within throughout; tight sewn binding. Head and foot of the back are worn; light spots on the front cover panel. View more info

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A Second Book of Architecture

By: Reed, G.H., M.A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, A & C Black Ltd.: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003818

Condition: Very Good


32 pages; numerous b&w illustrations. Clean within throughout; tight sewn binding. Wrappers clean, head and foot of the back are lightly worn. View more info

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A Third Book of Architecture, The Parish Church

By: Reed, G.H., M.A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, A & C Black Ltd.: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003819

Condition: Very Good


32 pages; 108 b&w illustrations. Clean throughout; tight sewn binding. Wrappers clean, head and foot of the back are very lightly worn. Nearly as new. View more info

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The Mackintosh House

By: Reekie, Pamela

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Glasgow, Hunterian Art Gallery: 1987

Seller ID: 004407

ISBN: 0852611862

Condition: Very Good


not paginated but 28 pages with text and color illustrations. A room-by-room guide of 78 Southpark Ave, the early home of the Mackintosh couple redesigned and renovated by Mackintosh. Demolished around 1963 it was rebuilt with interior spaces and furniture as it is thought Mackintosh had designed it, including furnishings which were salvaged before the demolition. Clean throughout, tight binding; no tears, marks or folds. View more info

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Cities on Stone: Nineteenth Century Lithograph Images of the Urban West

By: Reps, John W.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Fort Worth, Amon Carter Museum: 1979

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 001428

ISBN: 0-88360-051-x

Condition: Very Good


99 pages; 50 color plares; descriptive exhibition checklist; bibliography; the author one of the foremost authorities on city views. Clean and tight throughout; crease in wrapper's rear panel View more info

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Germany: Architecture, Interiors, Landscape, Gardens

By: Richthofen, Christa von; Oliver Benn (Photographs)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Phoenix Illustrated: 1998

Seller ID: 002517

ISBN: 0753801515

Condition: Fine


256 pages; over 400 color photographs. A beautiful comprehensive overview of design accomplishment in Germany. View more info

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Tall Buildings

By: Riley, Terence (Preface); Guy Nordensen (Essay)

Price: $32.00

Publisher: New York, The Museum of Modern Art: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002100

ISBN: 0-87070-095-2

Condition: Fine


191 pages; numerous illustrations. 25 projects are featured; located worldwide. View more info

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Lights Along the Schuykill

By: Rivinus, Marion W.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: (Privately Published): 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000920

Condition: Fine


85 pages. "... a reference book of buildings and beings which cast a light upon the River Schuykill, in Fairmount Park." Not a guide book.The author was an official of the City Parks Association and the Philadelphia Society for the Preservation of Landmarks as well as a civic leader and author of several books about the Philadelphia area. Endpaper maps. View more info

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Framing American Cities (Design Quarterly 151)

By: Robbins, Mark

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts, Mit Press: 1991

Seller ID: 003925

ISBN: 0011-9415

Condition: Fine


38 pages; numerous illustrations, including one color foldout. San Francisco, Columbus and Manhattan. "... a young architect's romantic, episodic view of American history told with references to urban evolution, architecture, and social change." Clean throughout. View more info

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The Four Inns of Court. The Tuilleries Brochures, Volume II, Number 5, May 1930

By: Robertson, Howard, F.R.I.B.A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chicago, Ludowici-Celadon Company: 1930

Seller ID: 004258

ISBN: no

Condition: Very Good


pp. 131-143; 19 b&w illustrations. Essay and photographic essay of the Inns: Gray's, Lincoln's, Middle Temple, and Inner Temple. Clean throughout; binding tight. Tear at the head of the spine; repaired chip at the top edge of the front panel. View more info

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Art Nouveau Architecture

By: Russell, Frank (Edited by)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Arch Cape Press: 1986

Edition: First United States Edition

Seller ID: 004306

ISBN: 0517619776

Condition: Very Good


332 pages; 68 color, 500 b&w illustrations.Architects of the fin de si├Ęcle with sometimes contradictory aesthetic beliefs: Liberty, Jugendstil, Modernism, Secessionstil. Ornament lives. Organized by country, each chapter written by a well-known authority in the field. Clean throughout; tight binding. Page margins are lightly age-toned. Otherwise, nearly fine condition. View more info

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Decorative Art and Modern Interiors : Volume 69, Environments for People

By: Schofield, Maria

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow and Company: 1980

Seller ID: 005058

ISBN: 1980

Condition: Fine


188 pages; numerous illustrations, including color photos, line drawings, floor plans, section views, etc. Homes, offices, sacred spaces, furniture. Clean throughout; tight binding. Dustjacket lightly wrinkled at head of the spine, not torn. View more info