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ADOLF LOOS: A Private Portrait.

By: Loos, Claire Beck.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, CA: DoppelHouse Press, (2011).: (2011).

Seller ID: 35946

Condition: Fine


- Octavo, gray cloth titled in gilt in a dust wrapper. The top corner of the front cover is lightly creased. 200 pages, Black-and-white illustrations. Near fine. First edition in English, edited by Carrie Paterson.Claire Beck Loos, a Czechoslovak writer and photographer, was the last wife of Adolf Loos. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

SAN NICOLA IN GUGLIONESI: Il ritrovamento della Cripta e il restauro

By: Mancini, Renzo

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Roma: De Luca Editore, 1975.: 1975.

Seller ID: 10404

Condition: Fine


Roma: De Luca Editore, 1975.. 1975.. Fine. - Quarto [12 inches high by 9-3/4 inches wide], light tan buckram titled in brown on the front cover & spine, in a dust wrapper. The dust wrapper is rubbed & very lightly chipped. 105 & [2] pages plus colophon. Illustrated in black & white and color. Near fine in a very good dust wrapper. First edition.The text is in Italian. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

VIENNESE ARCHITECTURE 1860-1930 IN DRAWINGS

By: Mang, Karl and Eva

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York: Rizzoli, (1979).: (1979).

Seller ID: 30986

ISBN: 0847802574

Condition: Very good


New York: Rizzoli, (1979).. (1979).. Very good. - Quarto [approximately 11-1/4 inches high by 8-3/4 inches wide], cloth in a dust wrapper. The edges of the dust jacket's flaps & rear panel are darkened. 128 pages. Profusely illustrated with architectural drawings in black & white with a few in color. There is some very light foxing to the fore-edge & to the top & bottom edges. Very good. The book was published simultaneously with an exihbition that was touring Europe and the United States. Dust jacket present. View more info

LIGHT, WIND, AND STRUCTURE

By: Mark, Robert

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company, (1990).: (1990).

Seller ID: 22074

ISBN: 0070404038

Condition: Very good


New York: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company, (1990).. (1990).. Very good. - Large octavo [11 inches high by 7-1/2 inches wide], cloth in a dust wrapper. The binding is slightly bumped. The dust jacket is lightly chipped with a stamp on the rear panel, "Examination Copy / Not for Sale". There is light offsetting from the stamp to the rear cover. xvii & 209 pages. Illustrated with black-and-white photographic illustrations & drawings. There is an owner's ink name on the front endpaper. Very good. The Mystery of the Master Builders. An examination of the role of technological experimentat... View more info

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THE SOCIAL CRISIS IN ENGLAND: A Letter Addressed by Permission to The Rt. Hon. The Earl of Shaftesbury, K.G., &c.,&c. by W. Martin.

By: Martin, William. (1829-1900).

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Manchester, England: Beresford and Havill, Printers, 1872.: 1872.

Seller ID: 36870

Condition: Good


- Octavo, softcover bound in cream-colored printed self-wrappers. 18 pages plus 1-page ad & rear blank. The text block is detached from the wrappers. The page edges are a bit darkened & there is foxing to the title page & rear blank. Good. Martin writes: "I do wish through your Lordship, and by your Lordship's name, to call the public attention, and, if possible, to rouse the national conscience to consider the most menacing evil of our time, viz., the over-crowded, ill-lighted, ill-ventilated, and, as it would seem, God-forsaken dwellings of our labouring classes, where drunkeness, pauper... View more info

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LA SCENA VEGETALE A PIACENZA DAL BAROCCO ALL'ETA ROMANTICA.

By: Mastroviti, Anna Coccioli.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: (Piacenza,Italy): Edizioni Tip.le.Co., (1995).: (1995).

Seller ID: 36728

Condition: Very good


- Quarto [11-5/8 inches high by 8-3/8 inches wide], green cloth titled in gilt in a dust wrapper. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed with a price-sticker on its rear panel. Title & 181 pages plus colophon. Profuse illustrations in color and back & white, including architectural drawings. There is the remnant of a price-sticker on the front endpaper. Very good. "Con un saggio di Stefano Fugazza". Published on the occasion of an exhibition of the same title shown at the Galleria Ricci Oddi, Piacenza from April 8 to June 18, 1995. The exhibition was organized by the Fondazione Cassa di Ri... View more info

AGENCE DES GARES, SNCF-AREP: PARCOURS (1988-1998)

By: Mialet, Frederic

Price: $150.00

Publisher: [Roma]: Diagonale, 1998.: 1998.

Seller ID: 27537

Condition: Very good


[Roma]: Diagonale, 1998.. 1998.. Very good. - Quarto [11-5/8 inches high by 8-1/4 inches wide], softcover bound in pictorial red wrappers. The binding is lightly rubbed with 2 price- stickers on the rear wrap. 173 & [1] pages plus colophon. Profuse color illustrations with plans & diagrams in black & white. There are the remnants of a price-sticker on the front endpaper. Very good. An account, in French and English, of a project to design new transport spaces undertaken by the Station Design Office, the architectural office of the French National Railways [SNCF] and by AREP, a multidiscipli... View more info

GROUP PRACTICE IN DESIGN. With a Note by Misha Black

By: Middleton, Michael

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York: George Braziller, (1969).: (1969).

Seller ID: 21967

Condition: Very good


New York: George Braziller, (1969).. (1969).. Very good. - Quarto, 10 inches high by 7-5/8 inches wide. Light green cloth titled in gilt and white on the spine, in a printed blue dust wrapper. The edges of the rubbed dust jacket are chipped. 303 pages, with profuse illustrations throughout. Near fine in a very good dust wrapper. Dust jacket present. View more info

MITCHELL/GIURGOLA ARCHITECTS

By: Mitchell, Ehrman B.; Giurgola, Romaldo

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York: Rizzoli International Publications, Inc., (1983).: (1983).

Seller ID: 22676

ISBN: 084780495X

Condition: Good


New York: Rizzoli International Publications, Inc., (1983).. (1983).. Good. - Quarto [approximately 10 inches square], softcover bound in pictorial wrappers. The binding is lightly rubbed with the head of the spine lightly chipped. 271 pages. Profuse photographic illustrations, drawings & architectural plans in color and black & white. There is a date stamp on the inside rear wrap & the top corners of the last 30 pages are bumped. Good. First edition.Foreword by Kenneth Frampton. First Edition. View more info

DEVELOPMENT & CHARACTER OF GOTHIC ARCHITECTURE

By: Moore, Charles Herbert

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London and New York: Macmillan and Co. 1890.: 1890.

Seller ID: 27296

Condition: Fair


London and New York: Macmillan and Co. 1890.. 1890.. Fair. - Octavo, dark green cloth titled in gilt on spine. The covers are bumped & dampstained with small areas of bubbling to the cloth of the front cover; the head & tail of the spine are lightly chipped. xix & 333 pp. & 2- page publisher's catalog. The rear hinge is starting; an owner's book label is mounted on the front pastedown & there are some light pencil markings in the margins of the text; there is scattered light foxing. Full- page & textual illustrations in B&W. Good only. First edition.The author was a Catskill, N.Y. artist... View more info

THE NEW SCHOOLS

By: Morisseau, James J

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, (1972).: (1972).

Seller ID: 21813

Condition: Very good


New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, (1972).. (1972).. Very good. - Quarto [10-1/8 inches square], white paper covered boards in a dust wrapper. The rear board is a bit darkened & slightly soiled. The dust jacket is darkened around the edges and slightly rubbed & soiled. 128 pages, including 2-page publisher's catalog. Illustrated with numerous architectural plans in black & white. Very good. A title in the series "Design and Planning". This volume contains data and plans for sixty-five schools, most of them examplifying the "recent transformation from egg- crate school arch... View more info

UNDOMESTICATED INTERIORS / October 17, 2003 - January 18, 2004 / PHOTOGRAPHING UNDOMESTICATED INTERIORS / October 31, 2003 - January 4, 2004. (Catalog)

By: Muehlig, Linda

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Northampton, Massachusetts: Smith College Museum of Art, (2003).: (2003).

Seller ID: 20155

Condition: Fine


Northampton, Massachusetts: Smith College Museum of Art, (2003).. (2003).. Fine. - Quarto, 11 inches high by 9 inches wide. Softcover, bound in color pictorial wraps. The edges are slightly rubbed and there is a very faint tiny stain to the front cover. 120 pages, profusely illustrated throughout in black & white and in color. Near fine. Text by Linda Muehlig, with additional essays by Aprile Gallant, Mimi Hellman and Sandy Skoglund. View more info

NEUMANN AND TAYLOR / Architects.

By: Neumann, Herman; and Taylor, Frederick, E. L.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York: Neumann and Taylor, circa [1965].: [1965].

Seller ID: 25863

Condition: Good


- Oblong quarto [9 inches high by 12 inches wide], softcover. The contents are bound with a white plastic ring binder between printed gray & white cover sheets. The cover sheets are somewhat darkened & very lightly soiled. The front cover sheet is rubbed with some staining to the bottom edge. Unpaginated. Illustrated in black & white with photographic illustrations and architectural drawings & plans. Some of the drawings & plans are printed on yellow stock or on glassine. There is staining to the bottom edge of the inside front wrap & to the bottom edge of the title. The top edge of the title ... View more info

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SURVIVAL THROUGH DESIGN.

By: Neutra, Richard.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York: Oxford University Press, 1954.: 1954.

Seller ID: 94893

Condition: Good


- Octavo, brown boards backed with cream cloth in a dust wrapper. The covers are slightly bumped and the cloth is lightly stained & soiled. The dust jacket is rubbed, soiled & chipped. There is a tear & crease to the jacket's spine and its head & tail are chipped. ix, [iii] & 384 pages. There is light offsetting to the front endpaper and a previous owner's name & address is penned in its top right corner. The top edge of the book is slightly soiled. Good. First edition. Architect Richard Neutra suggests ways to make architecture and city planning more responsive to the biological and environme... View more info

CATHEDRALS OF ENGLAND. Second Series

By: Newbolt, W. C. E.; et al

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York: Thomas Whittaker, 1899.: 1899.

Seller ID: 21863

Condition: Very good


New York: Thomas Whittaker, 1899.. 1899.. Very good. - Octavo, royal blue & gilt-ruled white cloth, titled in gilt on the spine with a coat of arms in blue & gilt on the front cover, in a royal blue cloth dust wrapper. The top edge is gilt. There is a small stain to the bottom corner of the rear cover. The dust jacket is rubbed with the spine & extremities faded. The head of the jacket spine & the tops of the folds are lightly chipped & frayed. 351 pages. Profuse black-and-white plates & textual illustrations in black & white. Very good in a good dust wrapper. First edition. Dust jacket pr... View more info

GENOVA: IL PALAZZO DELLA NUOVA BORSA

By: Nicoletti, A. M.; Manara, E.; Bozzo, G

Price: $20.00

Publisher: (Genova): Sagep, (1999).: (1999).

Seller ID: 24602

Condition: Very good


(Genova): Sagep, (1999).. (1999).. Very good. - Quarto [12 inches high by 9-5/8 inches wide], cloth, in a dust wrapper. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed. 109 & [2] pages. Profusely illustrated in color & black & white. Near fine. The text is in Italian. Dust jacket present. View more info

VALLINGBY AND FARSTA--from Idea to Reality: The New Community Development Process in Stockholm

By: Pass, David

Price: $15.00

Publisher: (Cambridge, MA and London, U.K.: The MIT Press), (1973).: (1973).

Seller ID: 30582

ISBN: 026216034X

Condition: Very good


(Cambridge, MA and London, U.K.: The MIT Press), (1973).. (1973).. Very good. - Small quarto [approximately 10 inches high by 7 inches wide], cloth in a dust wrapper. The head of the spine is faded. The dust jacket is lightly chipped with some minor soiling and its top edge is slightly darkened. xiii, [1] leaf &190 pages. Illustrated in black & white with maps, plans, tables & photographic illustrations. Very good. Dust jacket present. View more info

IL TEATRO OLIMPICO / THE OLYMPIC THEATRE / LE THEATRE OLYMPIQUE / DAS OLYMPISCHE THEATER

By: Pozza, Neri; editor

Price: $10.00

Publisher: (Vicenza, Italy): Neri Pozza Editore, (1974).: (1974).

Seller ID: 12349

Condition: Good


(Vicenza, Italy): Neri Pozza Editore, (1974).. (1974).. Good. - Small quarto [approximately 8-3/4 inches high by 8 inches wide], softcover bound in pictorial black-and-white wraps. The wraps are foxed & lightly bumped & soiled. Title & [8] pages plus 16 pages of black-and- white illustrations. Good. Third edition.The text, which is printed in Italian, English, French and German, recounts the history of the Teatro Olympico, commissioned from Andrea Palladio by the Olympic Academy in 1580 in the town of Vicenza. View more info

LOUIS G. REDSTONE: FROM ISRAELI PIONEER TO AMERICAN ARCHITECT

By: Redstone, Louis G

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ames, IA: Iowa State University Press, (1989).: (1989).

Seller ID: 733

Condition: Fine


Ames, IA: Iowa State University Press, (1989).. (1989).. Fine. - Small 4to, yellow cloth-backed black cloth; titled in black on spine; in color pictorial dw. 182 & [10]pp. Photographic illustrations. Near fine. First edition. Born in Grodno, Russia, the author escaped from the Polish-occupied Grodno traveling through Europe & Egypt to settle in Palestine where, from 1920-23, he worked as a pioneer to build a Jewish homeland. Settling in the USA, he studied architecture at the University of Michigan from whence he went on to found his architectural firm and author several books on the subjec... View more info

AN ENDURING HERITAGE: Historic Buildings of the San Francisco Peninsula

By: Regnery, Dorothy F

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1976.: 1976.

Seller ID: 22152

ISBN: 0804709181

Condition: Good


Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1976.. 1976.. Good. - Quarto [11-1/4 inches high by 8-5/8 inches wide], cloth in a price- clipped dust wrapper. The binding is lightly bumped. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed & chipped with a tear to the head of its spine & some creasing to its top edge. viii, [vi] & 124 pages. Illustrated with drawings in olive green & with black-and-white photographic illustrations by Jack E. Boucher. Very good in a good dust wrapper. "The history of the San Mateo and Santa Clara counties from the 1850's to 1920 as seen through their most significant extant b... View more info