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Image for Architectural Details from Old New England Homes

Architectural Details from Old New England Homes

By: Schuler, Stanley

Price: $16.00

Publisher: West Chester, Pennsylvania, Schiffer Publishing: 1987

Seller ID: 002720

ISBN: 0887401147

Condition: Fine


176 pages. Numerous color and b&w photographs of exterior and interior architectural details; also, architect's elevations, moulding profiles, hardware line drawings. View more info

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Philip Johnson: Life and Work

By: Schulze, Franz

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002118

ISBN: 0-394--57204-1

Condition: Very Good


465 pages; b&w illustrations throughout. Biography from childhood on; "living history" of modern and postmodern architecture. View more info

Image for The Great Ages of World Architecture: Greek Architecture; Early Christian & Byzantine Architecture; Medieval Architecture; Renaissance Architecture. 4 volumes

The Great Ages of World Architecture: Greek Architecture; Early Christian & Byzantine Architecture; Medieval Architecture; Renaissance Architecture. 4 volumes

By: Scranton, Robert L.; William MacDonald; Howard Saalman; Bates Lowry

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, George Braziller: 1962

Edition: First Printing - Special Boxed Edition

Seller ID: 004054

ISBN: no

Condition: Fine


4 volumes each 128 pages; each with over 100 illustrations including photographs, plans and drawings. The four volumes contained in a heavy card slipcase with a paper label on the front panel. Clean throughout; tight bindings. View more info

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The House of God: Sacred Art and Church Architecture

By: Seasoltz, R. Kevin

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Herder and Herder: 1963

Seller ID: 003981

ISBN: no

Condition: Very Good


272 pages. A Roman Catholic perspective. The author examines canonical legislation with regard to church building and sacred art. Clean throughout. View more info

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Dijon - Capital of Burgundy. The Tuilleries Brochures, Volume III, Number 6, November, 1931

By: Sebille, Georges

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chicago, Ludowici-Celadon Company: 1931

Seller ID: 004848

ISBN: no

Condition: Very Good


pp. 82-96; b&w photo-illustrations. The Brochures, a series of monographs on European architecture. Essay and photographs of buildings, views and architectural details in Dijon, France, "Pavilion of Buildings in the Botanical Garden, Dijon" 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

The Architecture of the Classical Interior

By: Semes, Steven W.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, W.W. Norton & Company: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005135

ISBN: 0393730751

Condition: Fine


192 pages; beautifully illustrated with full-page color plates and b&w text drawings. Covers doors and windows, ceilings, wall treatments, including paneling, moldings, floors, stairs, fireplaces, casework. The author is a fellow of the Institute of Classical Architecture and Classical America. The book is published "in association with the Institute ....". Clean and bright throughout; tight binding. View more info

Image for Boston Bohemia, 1881- 1900 / Ralph Adams Cram; Life and Architecture

Boston Bohemia, 1881- 1900 / Ralph Adams Cram; Life and Architecture

By: Shand-Tucci, Douglass

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Amherst, University of Massachusetts Press: 1995

Seller ID: 004653

ISBN: 1558490612

Condition: Very Good


569 pages; 113 illustrations; A checklist of works, including published articles, drawings, designs, art criticism. The first volume of the planned 2 volume work. Clean throughout, tight binding. View more info

Image for Chicago's Famous Buildings - second edition, revised and enlarged

Chicago's Famous Buildings - second edition, revised and enlarged

By: Siegel, Arthut (Edited by); J. Carson Webster (descriptive text)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Chicago, The University of Chicago Press: 1974

Seller ID: 004795

ISBN: 0226756858

Condition: Very Good


272 pages; 112 buildings; b&w photographs, some floorplans. A terrific pocketable guide. Clean throughout except for an ink notation on the front cover. View more info

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Brasília: edição especial "arquitetura e engenharia"

By: Silva, Nonato

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Rio de Janeiro, Arquitetura e Engenharia, Redação e Administração: 1960

Seller ID: 002660

Condition: Good


296 pages; b&w illustrations throughout. The transformation of the newly created capital. Numerous plans and b&w photos. Damping to the front wrapper and the early 20 pages causing rippling; text and photos still easily legible. Worn but clean within; tight binding. View more info

Image for Guide to Frank Lloyd Wright & Prairie School Architecture in Oak Park

Guide to Frank Lloyd Wright & Prairie School Architecture in Oak Park

By: Sprague, Paul E.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Oak Park, Illinois, Oak Park Bicentennial and Landmarks Commissions: 1986

Seller ID: 004058

ISBN: 0961691506

Condition: Very Good


96 pages; 79 homes pictured and described. "Introduction to Prarie Architecture", the opening essay. Biographican essays with photo-portraits of eight architects. Map. View more info

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Modern Classicism

By: Stern, Robert A.M.; Raymond W. Gastil

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Rizzoli: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002153

ISBN: 0-8478-0848-3

Condition: Very Good


296 pages; 304 illustrations in color and b&w. Not a history of Modern Classicism but an examination of the importance of Classicism and its role of influence on design movements, including Modernism. One section examines the work of thirty architects. View more info

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John Soane

By: Summerson, John; David Watkin; G.-Tilman Mellinghoff

Price: $36.00

Publisher: London, Academy Editions: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002099

ISBN: 0-312-048130

Condition: Very Good


123 pages; over 200 illustrations, including 64 in color , 3 four-page foldouts. List of buildings; bibliography; Summaries in French, German, Italian and Spanish. Gift inscription on front free endpaper, otherwise nearly fine. View more info

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Antoni Gaudi

By: Sweeney, James Johnson; Josep Lluis Sert

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Frederick A. Praeger: 1960

Seller ID: 004780

Condition: Good


192 pages; numerous photographs, most b&w; sectional drawings. End Notes; Chronology; Bibliography. The authors wish to correct misconceptions of Gaudi's work and "to stress his vision of space, his ability to work out fresh structural forms and employ texture, color, and the abstract sculptor's approach to architecture." Clean within; tight binding; the boards and backing are worn; corner of the front free endpaper is clipped. View more info

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Three Centuries of Notable American Architects

By: Thorndiike, Joseph J., Jr. (Edited by)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, American Heritage Publishing Co.: 1981

Edition: DeLuxe Edition

Seller ID: 001984

ISBN: 0-8281-1158-8

Condition: Very Good


348 pages; illustrated throughout. Introduction by Vincent Scully; 16 sections on notable architects by notable writers, for example Charles Bullfinch by Marshall B. Davidson; Henry Hobson Richardson by John Russell; Bernard Maybeck by Richard Reinhardt; Architects of Today by Paul Goldberger. Deluxe Edition contained in a sturdy pictorial slipcase. Spine faded. View more info

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European Rooms in Miniature

By: Thorne, James Ward, Mrs.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: The Art Institute of Chicago: 1948

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 002298

Condition: Good


64 pages; 30 room in miniature illustrated by b/w plates. Spine worn; wrappers partially detached; pages clean, but some are wrinkled. View more info

Image for Paris and the Legacy of French Architectural Ceramics

Paris and the Legacy of French Architectural Ceramics

By: Tunick, Susan; [et al]

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Friends of Terra Cotta Press: 1997

Seller ID: 004784

Condition: Very Good.


42 pages. Ceramic architectural decoration of Parisian buildings between 1880 and 1930. Includes a walking tour of the buildings with a fold-out map and principal information in French. The body of the book in French, Engish and Japanese text. Clean throughout; pages fresh. View more info

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Santiago Calatrava : The Poetics of Movement

By: Tzonis, Alexander

Price: $22.00

Publisher: New York, Universe: 1999

Seller ID: 001491

ISBN: 0-7893-0360-4

Condition: Fine


239 pages; numerous color illustrations throughout. 35 projects "fully documented with photographs, drawings, and sketches." View more info

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Architecture

By: Valmarana, Mario

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, The Odyssey Press: 1964

Seller ID: 004496

ISBN: no

Condition: Very Good


46 pages; thoroughly illustrated in color by Peter Spier. A pocket-sized outline of architecture, ancient to modern. The author taught the history of architecture at Columbia University. An attractive volume; clean throughout, tight binding. View more info

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Le Arti A Vienna, Dalla Secessione Alla Caduta Dell'Impero Asburgico

By: Various

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Vienna / Milano, Edizione La Biennale / Mazzotta Editore: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004390

ISBN: 8820803135

Condition: Fine


590 pages; numerous illustrations, color and b&w. The 1890s to 1920, a period of remarkable change of Austrian politics, war and art. Dozens of artists form new principles of design; some are in the Secessionist Movement; some join the Wiener Werkstatte. Biographies appear at the end of the book. Clean and bright throughout; backstrip creased but binding tight; slipcase in fine condition. Italian text. View more info

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Châteaux de L'ILE-de-FRANCE

By: Vedrès, G. (Introduction)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Paris, Les Éditions du Chène: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004179

ISBN: no

Condition: Very Good


64 pages; 60 b&w photo-illustrations; map. French text. Clean throughout; tight binding. View more info