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1 Alexander, Frederick Warren STRATFORD HALL AND THE LEES CONNECTED WITH ITS HISTORY Biographical, Genealogical and Historical
Oak Grove Frederick Warren Alexander 1912 First Edition Hardcover Fine 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
332 pages; Clean and tight in original light blue cloth binding with gilt lettering at spine and color onlay at front board. Bright, tight and excellent condition. Stratford Hall Plantation in Westmoreland County, Virginia, was the home of four generations of the Lee family of Virginia, including two signers of the Declaration of Independence, and it was the birthplace of Robert Edward Lee (1807–70), who commanded the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia during the American Civil War, and then became the president of Washington College, which later became Washington and Lee University. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. 
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Report on the Recent and Most Interesting BREAKWATERS and Applications of REINFORCED CONCRETE in the MARITIME PORTS OF ALGERIA, Algeria, Government of
2 Algeria, Government of Report on the Recent and Most Interesting BREAKWATERS and Applications of REINFORCED CONCRETE in the MARITIME PORTS OF ALGERIA
Brussels G.P.O. 1912 First Edition Paperback Near Fine 8vo 
20 pages; A report presented at the XIIth International Congress of Navigation, Philadelphia 1912 published by the Permanent International Association of Navigation Congresses. Illustrated with two very large folding plans at rear. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. 
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GUIDE TO KNOLE  Its State Rooms, Pictures, and Antiquities, with a short account of the Possessors and Park of Knol, Anon.
3 Anon. GUIDE TO KNOLE Its State Rooms, Pictures, and Antiquities, with a short account of the Possessors and Park of Knol
Sevenoaks J Salmon 1913 Paperback Very Good 12mo 7" - 7˝" tall 
59 pages; Former owner's name on front wrapper, otherwise clean and tight in original printed wrappers, toning to endpapers near spine. OCLC: 931542205 
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FORENINGEN TIL NORSKE FORTIDSMINDESMERKERS BEVARING - Arbok 1957, Anonymous
4 Anonymous FORENINGEN TIL NORSKE FORTIDSMINDESMERKERS BEVARING - Arbok 1957
Oslo Groendahl & Sons 1958 First Edition Softcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Clean and tight in original publisher's binding in very good dustjacket. A well illustrated examination of Norwegian architecture; this covering 1957. This series was published for many decades. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. 
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5 Anonymous Memorials of Moderate Cost by Presbrey-Leland $35 - $500 on Exhibit at the Woodlawn Branch of Presbrey-Leland
Valhalla, NY Presbrey-Leland Studios 1937 First Edition Paperback Very Good 8vo 
16 pages; This book illustrates typical monuments and markers in New York's outstanding exhibit of moderate priced memorials. Fourteen of the sixteen pages have photographs of memorial stones, head stones, grave stones, benchs and sculptures in various price ranges from $50 on up to $450 and a group of larger monuments for which quotes can be obtained. Contents are printed on coated paper (glossy stock). Clean and secure in original printed gray wrappers with elaborate "P / L" emblem embossed in blind on front wrapper. The Presbrey-Leland Company "Designers and Workers in Stone" was formed by the merger of The Presbrey-Coykendall Company and the W.W. Leland Studios around 1920 . Mr. William Henry Deacy, architect in charge of Leland Studio, was appointed Director of Design with a large staff of creative artists and architectural draftsmen. The company's goal was "the awakening of a national interest in the Cemetery Beautiful" arising from the unselfish spirit and cooperation of the Artist-Craftsman and the Cemetery Official. In Barre, Vermont, Presbrey-Leland operated the largest retail granite working plant and at their Studio in New York City they execute the magnificent designs of the creative department. They have long been one of America's leading designers and workers in stone. 
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DIE MACHT DER KAMERA, Auberger, Pidder ; [ SIGNED ]
6 Auberger, Pidder ; [ SIGNED ] DIE MACHT DER KAMERA
Dusseldorf Edition Marzona 1985 Softcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Folio Illustrated by Photographs by Auberger 
Autograph; 46 pages; Clean and tight in original binding in very nice dustjacket. OCLC: 16703185 Amazing photographs combining people & objects, vaguely reminiscent of Hans Bellmer. Pidder Auberger (1946 - 2012) was a German visual artist and photographer who studied at the Dusseldorf Art Academy (1970-1975). He worked as a freelance artist and lived in Dusseldorf and in the Westerwald. His work has appeared in numerous solo and group exhibitions. ; Signed by Photographer; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. 
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Marlon de Azambuja - La construcción del icono [Exhibition catalogue]: Centro Atlántico de Arte Moderno, Sala San Antonio Abad, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, 21 de enero - 20 de marzo de 2011, Azambuja, Marlon de ; [Texts by Arévalo, Antonio; Rafael Doctor, & Iciar Sagarminaga]
7 Azambuja, Marlon de ; [Texts by Arévalo, Antonio; Rafael Doctor, & Iciar Sagarminaga] Marlon de Azambuja - La construcción del icono [Exhibition catalogue]: Centro Atlántico de Arte Moderno, Sala San Antonio Abad, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, 21 de enero - 20 de marzo de 2011
Las Palmas, Spain Centro Atlántico de Arte Moderno 2011 8492579064 / 9788492579068 First Edition; First Printing Softcover Fine 8vo Signed by Author
96 & [4] pages; Publisher's color-pictorial wrappers with printed flaps folded inward. An excellent, unworn copy, with a presentation inscription from the artist -- Marlon de Azambuja -- on the front blank. [Handsome inscription to an American museum professional, in Spanish, signed with initials]. The artist was born in Brazil in 1978, but has lived and worked in Madrid in recent years. This is the first solo exhibition of his work in a Spanish museum. Text in Spanish and English. Superb illustrations throughout, many in color. OCLC Number: 783446020 [MOMA; Metropolitan Museum; Columbia; Harvard; Minneapolis Institute of Art; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art]. Two locations in Europe under a separate OCLC number: 904542221 [Bibliothčque Kandinsky-Centre Pompidou-Paris; Zentralinstitut fur Kunstgeschichte, Munich]. ; Signed by Author 
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IL SANTUARIO DELLA MADONNA DELLA GHIARA A REGGIO EMILIA, Bacchi, Andrea ; & Massimo Mussini
8 Bacchi, Andrea ; & Massimo Mussini IL SANTUARIO DELLA MADONNA DELLA GHIARA A REGGIO EMILIA
Torino Umberto Allemandi Editore 1996 8842206482 / 9788842206484 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket Folio 
Cassa di Risparmio di Reggio Emilia. Beautifully illustrated scholarly treatise on the Basilica della Beata Vergine della Ghiara and the fabulous artwork within the Basilica. Text in Italian. Essays by Mussini on the architecture, Bacchi on the Sculpture, Daniele Benati on the Murals, and additional essays on specific aspects of the art & architecture of the Basilica by Angelo Mazza, Jadranka Bentini, Paola Caschi Lavagetto, Umberto Nobili and Alessandro Brogi. Wonderful colour plates as well as numerous architectural drawings, etc. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. 
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9 Bacchi, Andrea ; & Massimo Mussini IL SANTUARIO DELLA MADONNA DELLA GHIARA A REGGIO EMILIA
Torino Umberto Allemandi Editore 1996 8842206482 / 9788842206484 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket Folio 
Cassa di Risparmio di Reggio Emilia. Beautifully illustrated scholarly treatise on the Basilica della Beata Vergine della Ghiara and the fabulous artwork within the Basilica. Text in Italian. Essays by Mussini on the architecture, Bacchi on the Sculpture, Daniele Benati on the Murals, and additional essays on specific aspects of the art & architecture of the Basilica by Angelo Mazza, Jadranka Bentini, Paola Caschi Lavagetto, Umberto Nobili and Alessandro Brogi. Wonderful colour plates as well as numerous architectural drawings, etc. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. 
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CHAMPS-ELYSEES, FAUBOURG, SAINT-HONORE, PLAINE MONCEAU, Barrielle, Jean-Francois ; Therese Castieau; Antoinette Le Normand-Romain; Yvan Christ; Philippe Maille
10 Barrielle, Jean-Francois ; Therese Castieau; Antoinette Le Normand-Romain; Yvan Christ; Philippe Maille CHAMPS-ELYSEES, FAUBOURG, SAINT-HONORE, PLAINE MONCEAU
Paris Henri Veyrier 1982 2851992465 / 9782851992468 First Edition Red silk Very Good+ Folio 13" - 23" tall 
Monographie des hôtels particuliers et édifices publics; 307 pages; French text. Clean and tight in original bright red silk binding with extensive gilt lettering and decoration at spine and front cover, former owner's inscription on ffep. Binding has 4 faint marks on front cover, otherwise bright and beautiful. A wonderful architectural and social history of these areas of Paris; beautifully produced and profusely illustrated with photographs, drawings, architectural plans, etc. A very large and heavy book; requires additional charge for Priority or International shipping.; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. 
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FORMAL GARDEN IN ENGLAND, Blomfield, Reginald ;  F. Inigo Thomas (Illustrator)
11 Blomfield, Reginald ; F. Inigo Thomas (Illustrator) FORMAL GARDEN IN ENGLAND
London MacMillan And Co. 1901 Third Edition Hardcover Very Good 
xvi, 250 pages; Early 20th century binding of olive half calf (faded to brown at spine) over green cloth covered boards; gilt lettering and roses within panels on spine, all page edges gilt, light green marbled endpapers. Gilt faded at spine, shallow chipping at head of spine, leather lightly rubbed along edges. Attractive engraved bookplate of Louise Thoron Endicott. Brief inscription on half-title to L.E.dated 1892. Light scattered foxing, otherwise contents clean and tight. Sir Reginald Theodore Blomfield (20 December 1856 – 27 December 1942) was a prolific British architect, garden designer and author of the Victorian and Edwardian period. Blomfeld was an architect and proponent of formal landscape design. Formal gardens in England was his first book, beautifully illustrated by Inigo Thomas. Blomfield's advocacy of formal landscape design drew criticism from William Robinson (1838 – 1935), an Irish practical gardener and journalist whose ideas about wild gardening spurred the movement that evolved into the English cottage garden. Louise T. Endicott was born Louise Marie Thoron in New York on 26 November 1864. The daughter of a socially prominent New York family with strong Boston ties, she was educated in convent schools in the United States and France. She married William C. Endicott, Jr. in 1889. 
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A CLOSE UP OF EGYPT, Boulat, Pierre
12 Boulat, Pierre A CLOSE UP OF EGYPT
Aladin Publications 1949 Stiff Wrappers Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket Folio 13" - 23" tall 
135 pages; Brief gift inscription on ffep. Clean and tight in original stiff boards in pictorial dustjacket. Pierre Boulat was a French photographer who began his career at the magazine Samedi Soir in 1945, photographing everything from the singer Edith Piaf to life in Palestine. In 1948, Boulat moved to Cairo where he published Images d’ Egypte, his first book of photography. After returning to Paris, he opened a fashion photogrpahy studio, selling much of his work to the Parisian and American press.In 1957 he signed an exclusive contract with the Life magazine, a collaboration which lasted until the magazine closed in 1972. Interestingly, in 1972 Boulat went to the Namibia desert to shoot background pictures for Stanley Kubrick’s movie "2001: A Space Odyssey." The National Foundation for Contemporary Art in Paris has acquired several of his photographs.; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. 
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13 Caemmerer, H. Paul THE LIFE OF PIERRE CHARLES L'ENFANT Planner of the City Beautiful, the City of Washington
Washington, DC National Republic Publishing Co 1950 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ 8vo 
480 pages; Based on original sources. Clean and tight in original light green cloth binding with gilt lettering at spine. A very nice example of this scarce book about this major player in the design of our capital city. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. 
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Middle Temple Ordeal - being an account of what World War II meant to the Inn, with an appendix of dates and events, Cassels, Justice
14 Cassels, Justice Middle Temple Ordeal - being an account of what World War II meant to the Inn, with an appendix of dates and events
London Honourable Society of the Middle Temple 1948 First Edition Paperback Very Good 8vo 
55 pages; Clean and tight in original blue printed wrappers, typed note laid-in "With the Compliments of the Treasurer and Masters of the Bench" on letterhead of The Honourable Society of the Middle Temple. Foreword by Justice Cassels. Profusely illustrated with photographs before and after the bombings during World War II. OCLC: 2347457 
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ROMANCE OF THE BOURBON CHATEAUX, Champney, Elizabeth W
15 Champney, Elizabeth W ROMANCE OF THE BOURBON CHATEAUX
New York G.P. Putnam's Sons 1905 Pictorial Cloth Near Fine Octavo 
460 pages; Clean and tight in original pictorial cloth binding with lovely image of a chateaux on front cover. xviii p., 1 l., 460 p., 34 pl., 6 port. Color frontispiece, 7 photogravures, 38 additional illustrations. OCLC: 35560315 A beautiful book combining history & travel literature with royal biography and architectural history. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. 
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16 Champney, Elizabeth W. ROMANCE OF ROMAN VILLAS
New York G.P. Putnam's Sons 1909 Hardcover Very Good+ 
The Renaissance; xx, (2), 393 pages; Former owner's name on ffep. Clean and tight in beautiful pictorial cloth binding designed by Champney. 1909 printing. Illustrated by 8 photogravures and 44 b&w plates. Chapter headings include "The Eyes of a Basilisk, " "The Fingers of Apollo, " "A Cellini Casket, " "Flower O' The Peach, " "With Tasso at Villa D'Este, " "Mondragone, " "The Adventure of the Knight of the Brandished Lance, " "The Ladies of Palliano, " and "The Lure of Old Rome. Elizabeth Williams Champney (1850 – 1922) was an American author of numerous articles and novels, most concerning foreign history and culture, like her series of romantic semi-fictional fables of castles and villas. There were a total of nine books in this "Romance" series, the last of which was The Romance of Russia, from Rurik to Bolshevik. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. 
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KOHN PEDERSEN FOX -- Buildings and Projects 1976 - 1986, Chao, Sonia R. and Trevor D. Abramson
17 Chao, Sonia R. and Trevor D. Abramson KOHN PEDERSEN FOX -- Buildings and Projects 1976 - 1986
New York Rizzoli 1990 0847807487 / 9780847807482 Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 4to 11" - 13" tall 
304 pages; Clean and tight in original cloth binding in bright attractive dustjacket with some wrinkling at head of spine. Kohn Pedersen Fox, one of America's premier architectural firms, has distinguished itself through dedicated attention to the development of the most characteristic and significant American building type, the skyscraper. This monograph documents fifty of the firm's most important projects of the last six years. Following a portfolio of two seminal works, 333 Wacker Drive in Chicago and the Procter & Gamble General Office Complex in Cincinnati, are presentations of such elegant and critically acclaimed corporate buildings as the Capital Cities/ABC Headquarters, Rockefeller Plaza West, and 712 Fifth Avenue, all in New York; the Mellon Bank Center in Philadelphia; the World Bank Headquarters in Washington, D.C.; 550 South Hope Street in Los Angeles; the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas; the Newport Harbor Art Museum in Newport Beach, California; the Niagara Toll Station at Niagara Falls; the Disney Institute and Town Center in Osceola, Florida; and the Concert Tower and First Hawaiian Center, both in Honolulu.

Also featured in this volume is a selection of Kohn Pedersen Fox's vast body of international work, including 1250 Boulevard Rene-Levesque Ouest in Montreal; the State House/58-71 High Holborn, Goldman Sachs European Headquarters, and several projects for Canary Wharf, all in London; Mainzer Landstrasse 58 in Frankfurt and the Hanseatic Trade Center in Hamburg; the Warsaw Bank Center in Poland; the Coraceros Complex in Chile; the Singapore Arts Center; and buildings in Sydney, Jakarta, and Tokyo. Institutional projects such as the United States Courthouse/Foley Square in New York and the University of Pennsylvania/Revlon Campus Center in Philadelphia and residential designs in New York and Vermont complete this thorough portrayal of the firm's recent work.; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. 
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18 Chevallier, Henry CHALETS DE MONTAGNE
Paris Editions Charles Massin 1961 0320051102 / 9780320051104 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 4to 11" - 13" tall 
French Edition; Introductory text with 36 black and white plates showing photographic views of French mountain chalets along with floor plans and names of architectural firms. OCLC: 636122087 Former owner's name on ffep, otherwise clean and tight in original tan boards in pictorial dustjacket. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. 
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HIGHLY IMPORTANT ARCHITECTURAL DESIGNS & COMMISSIONS including the arts & crafts of America and Britain ... December 14, 1984, Chrisite's Auction House
19 Chrisite's Auction House HIGHLY IMPORTANT ARCHITECTURAL DESIGNS & COMMISSIONS including the arts & crafts of America and Britain ... December 14, 1984
Chrisite's 1984 Paperback Near Fine 8vo 
6429651 pages; Auction date: Friday, December 14, 1984. 147 lots - the properties of the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Estate of Marvin Hammack. Includes dozens of pieces of pottery, furniture, windows and other Arts and Crafts objects, including works by Stickley, Frank Lloyd Wright, etc. OCLC: 26140118; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. 
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The Lacquer Pavilion at Suan Pakkad Palace, Chumbhot,Pantip - Princess of Nagara Svarga & M C Subhadradis Diskul
20 Chumbhot,Pantip - Princess of Nagara Svarga & M C Subhadradis Diskul The Lacquer Pavilion at Suan Pakkad Palace
Bangkok Siva Porn Limited 1960 First Edition Hardcover Good+ in Good+ dust jacket Small 4to Signed by Author
Autograph; 24 & plates pages; Publisher's red leatherette, black and gold illustrated dust jacket. This book documents the Lacquer Pavilion from the Ban Kling Monastery now at Suan Pakkad Palace; the pavilion most likely was at Ayudhya before moving to its present site. It was probably built in the reign of King Narai (1856-1688). B/w plates from photographs and one extraordinary plate in gold on a glossy black background, imitating lacquerwork: depicting the Funeral pyre of the Buddha. This appears as the front free -endpaper, and is repeated on the front panel of the dust jacket. The Siamese antiquities were assembled and collected by and for Prince Chumbhot of Nagara Svarga, who died in 1959. This copy is inscribed by the Princess Pantip Chambhot, his widow - in ink on the blank verso of the illustration on the front free endpaper: "For Mrs. Graham, with best wishes / [signed] Pankip CHumbhot / 13th February 1965." The recipient was Katharine Graham [1917-2001] Publisher, and later, Chairman of the Board of the Washington Post Company. Unfortunately there is a small snag, with loss to the red leatherette at the spine of this presentation copy, and the damage also affects the dust jacket (only at the foot of the spine). ; Signed by Author; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. 
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