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AMERICAN GEORGIAN ARCHITECTURE

By: Eberlein, Harold ; & Cortlandt Van Dyke Hubbard

Price: $29.94

Publisher: Indiana University Press: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41391

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Clean and tight in original cloth binding in very good dustjacket. Eberlin and Hubbard's excellent examination of Georgian architectural style in America illustrated with many photographs and line-drawings. ; 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. View more info

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OLD BRIDGES OF FRANCE A Series of Historical Examples from Roman Times to the End of the XVIIIth Century with an Explanatory and Descriptive Text

By: Emerson, William ; Georges Gromort

Price: $249.94

Publisher: New York, Press of the American Institute of Architects: 1925

Seller ID: 39464

Condition: Very Good+


[iv], 124, [2] pages; Contents clean and tight, binding worn at base of spine with a few chips and scrapes to red leather spine labels. Cream buckram lightly dust soiled. This is #263 of a Limited, Numbered Edition only 1000 copies. Preface, in French and English, by M. Victor Laloux, Membre de l'Institute. Remainder of text is in English. Illustrated with 24 Reproductions in Color from the Original Watercolors by Pierre Vignal which are mounted on heavy stock, 35 Black and White Drawings by Louis C. Rosenberg & Samuel Chamberlain, 44 Measured Drawings, Photographs, Diagrams and Maps. This... View more info

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The Parthenon: Restoration of Northwestern Entablature [Polychrome Print]

By: Fenger, L

Price: $14.94

Publisher: New York, Fortune: 1932

Seller ID: 39624

Condition: Very Good


This 1932 color print measures approximately 11 x 14 inches; image size 9 x 11 inches. The print is credited to L. Fenger "From 'Dorische Polychromie' at the lower left corner with a caption at the bottom of the page which reads: "The Parthenon: Restoration of Northwestern Entablature," extracted from Fortune, January 1932. Printing on verso. View more info

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Art and Archaeology: An Illustrated Magazine Volume I, No. 2 (September 1914) including Warren J. Moulton, "A Recently Discovered Painted Tomb of Palestine"

By: Fowler, Harold N.

Price: $9.94

Publisher: Baltimore, Archaeological Institute of America: 1914

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41642

Condition: Very Good


Clean and tight in original printed wrappers. Contents: Charles Weller, "New Restoration of the Statue of Demosthenes; H. Rushton Fairclough, "Roman Remains in Great Britain"; Warren J. Moulton, "A Recently Discovered Painted Tomb of Palestine"; Phila Calder Nye, "Cherub Frieze of the Pazzi Chapel in Florence." Corners rubbed. ; 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. View more info

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Art and Archaeology: An Illustrated Magazine Volume II, No. 1 (July 1915) including Temples in the Vale of Cashmere

By: Fowler, Harold N.

Price: $7.94

Publisher: Baltimore, Archaeological Institute of America: 1915

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41643

Condition: Very Good-


Clean and tight in original printed wrappers. Contents: John Shapely, The Human Figure as an Architectural Support; G.H. Edgell, The Loan Exhibition of Italian Paintings in the Fogg Museum; F. Ward Denys, Temples in the Vale of Cashmere; Dan Fellows Platt, Lesser Known Masterpieces of Italian Painting - Virgin and Child by Neroccio. A half inch stip cut from outer edge of rear wrapper. ; 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. View more info

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LES MAISONS FLEURIES

By: Gallotti-Thaureaux, Myriam

Price: $29.94

Publisher: Paris, Editions Charles Massin: 1970

Seller ID: 39798

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Illustrated with more than 100 photographs. Clean and tight in original binding in nice dustjacket with a short closed tear at top edge. OCLC: 41715635 ; 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. View more info

LOS RETABLOS DEL PERIODO HISPANICO EN VENEZUELA

By: Gasparini, Graziano ; Carlos F. Duarte

Price: $74.94

Publisher: Caracas, Ernesto Armitano: 1986

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 41552

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


295 pages; Clean and tight in original decorative yellow cloth binding in bright pictorial dustjacket. Limited edition of only 2000 copies. Second edition of OCLC: 559338314 Includes wonderful color plates depicting the Baroque altarpieces found in Venezuela. Though not a comprehensive inventory of the altarpieces made during the Colonial period in Venezuela,this book presents an excellent sampling of those with the most significant characteristics, created by the most representative masters, and those that we classify as popular works. Carlos F. Duarte presents serious research where t... View more info

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Moonlight Miraculously Restores the Propylaea [ Halftone Photographic Print ]

By: Genthe, Arnold

Price: $14.94

Publisher: New York, Fortune: 1932

Seller ID: 39622

Condition: Very Good


This 1932 halftone print of the Propylaea in Athens measures approximately 11 x 14 inches; image size 8 x 11 inches. The photograph is credited to Arnold Genthe at the lower left corner with a caption at the bottom of the page which reads: "Moonlight miraculously restores the Propylaea." extracted from "Athens - The Eye of Greece" in Fortune, January 1932. View more info

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BEST ADDRESSES A Century of Washington's Distinguished Apartment Houses

By: Goode, James M.

Price: $64.94

Publisher: Washington, Smithsonian Institution: 1988

Edition: First Edition; Second Printing

Seller ID: 40825

ISBN: 0874744784

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Clean and tight in original binding in near fine dustjacket. A century ago, the popularity of early Washington landmarks like Stoneleigh Court and the controversial Cairo (which, at a soaring twelve stories, shocked District officials into enacting the city's height limit) made it clear that apartment living was here to stay. By the 1920s, Beaux Art and Art Deco palaces offered residents all the luxuries of a first-class hotel: barbershops, ballrooms, rooftop terraces, and indoor pools. Soon other innovations in apartment living -- the garden complex, the cooperative, and the mixed-use build... View more info

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BEST ADDRESSES A Century of Washington's Distinguished Apartment Houses

By: Goode, James M. ; [SIGNED]

Price: $54.94

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Smithsonian Institution Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 40233

ISBN: 0874744784

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Autograph; Inscribed and SIGNED by the AUTHOR. Photographs by James Stafford Phillips and James F. Tetro. Book is large and heavy and will require extra postage for international or priority. A century ago, the popularity of early Washington landmarks like Stoneleigh Court and the controversial Cairo (which, at a soaring twelve stories, shocked District officials into enacting the city's height limit) made it clear that apartment living was here to stay. By the 1920s, Beaux Art and Art Deco palaces offered residents all the luxuries of a first-class hotel: barbershops, ballrooms, rooftop t... View more info

Borobudur Beauty in Peril

By: Groslier, Bernard P.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Paris, UNESCO: 1977

Seller ID: 41249

Condition: Very Good


16 pages; Forty kilometres from Yogyakarta in Central Java is a huge stone complex 1100 years old - this is Borobudur -- for the Buddhist, a place of pilgrimage; for the architect, a brilliant harmonization of form with significance; for the art historian, an outstanding portrayal in stone of the iconography of Mahayana Buddhism; for anyone, a precious legacy from the past, a symbol of human ingenuity, skill, perseverance and faith. This guide offers a brief history of the site, a discussion of the efforts to restore and preserve it and many photographs. ; Experience the pleasure of reading... View more info

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ALBERTO SARTORIS (Catalogue for Ausstellung an der ETH Zürich / Ecole Polytechnique Lausanne, 1978)

By: Gubler, Jacques - editor

Price: $199.94

Publisher: Zürich & Lausanne, ETH Zürich: 1978

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 41478

Condition: Very Good+


175 pages; Publisher's dark grey wrappers, with printing and a design in white. Scarce significant exhibition catalogue on the great Italian born modernist master Alberto Sartoris [1901-1998] -- jointly prepared by ; Eidgenossische Technische Hochschule Zurich & Ecole Polytechnique Lausanne (where Sartoris left his archive). Texts (in German and French) by E. Bianchi,Th. Bogaet J. Gubler. Préface by B. Reichlin. Limited to 1000 copies. OCLC Number: 757289000 or 74481052. Ausstellungskatalog -- Text in Deutsch und Französisch (Catalogue biliingue Français- Allemand). Errata leaf lai... View more info

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An Inquiry into the Ventilation of Cinematograph Theatres

By: Haigh, William E.eye

Price: $84.94

Publisher: Derby [England], County Borough of Derby (J. W. Simpson & Sons, Printers): 1929

Seller ID: 37133

Condition: Very Good-


26 & [1, blank] pages; Publisher's grey wrappers, two metal staples at spine, title printed in black. The author is identified as Assistant Medical Officer, County Borough of Derby. The Derby authorities requested this study based on the growing popularity of cinema halls, having noted that the cinemas in Derby provided accommodation for over 10,250 people (in 1929!) It was a matter of concern that the nature of cinema, with its continuous programme made demands on the supply of fresh air considerably in excess of "normal" theatrical exhibition spaces, and also noted that the necess... View more info

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THE FISK UNIVERSITY, NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE [ Hand-colored wood engraving ]

By: Harper's

Price: $24.94

Publisher: New York, Harper's Weekly: 1876

Seller ID: 41798

Condition: Very Good


Wood Engraving; 1 pages; A wonderful hand-colored wood engraving depicting Fisk University in Nashville, Tennessee. Matted in white stock with clear mylar. Image measures 7" by 9" (11" x 14" matted) From Harper's Weekly, January 1876. This wonderful architectural print of the University includes several figures in the foreground including African American students. Fisk University is a private, historically African American university founded in 1866 in Nashville, Tennessee. The 40-acre campus is an historic district listed on the National Register of Historic Places. In 19... View more info

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Zvi Hecker: The Responsibility of the Architect ARIEL - A Quarterly Review of the Arts and Sciences in Israel Number 36

By: Hazleton, Lesley

Price: $5.94

Publisher: Jerusalem, Ministry of Foreign Affairs: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38454

Condition: Near Fine


20 pages; Clean and tight in original glossy pictorial wrappers. A twenty page article in this issue of Ariel, which also includes: The Bride and the Butterfly Hunter by Nissim Aloni; Six Poems by Dahlia Ravikovich; The Garden of Eden and Prehistory by Avraham Ronen; The Status of the Oriental Artist by Amnon Shiloah; New Directions in Design: The Bezalel Academy by Naomi Doudai; 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. View more info

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Row Houses and Cluster Houses: An International Survey

By: Hoffmann, Hubert

Price: $19.94

Publisher: New York and Washington, Frederick A. Praeger: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39370

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


175 & [1] pages; Publisher's linen, spine and front cover lettered in dark blue. A clean, unworn copy, in a pictorial dust jacket which shows only minor wear at the edges and spine ends. Price not clipped from the front flap. Text in English and German throughout. First edition of a distinguished contribution to the literature of the International school of world architecture. The author, Hubert Hoffmann [1904-1999] lived nearly throughout the twentieth century. After initial studies at the architectural and technical schools at Hanover, Hoffmann became a student at the famous Bauhaus in... View more info

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The Middle Temple of the Inns of Court [Sepia Aquatint]

By: Ireland, Samuel

Price: $24.94

Publisher: London, R. Faulder and J. Egerton: 1800

Seller ID: 41857

Condition: Very Good


1 pages; A lovely sepia aquatint of The Middle Temple of the Inns of Court from Samuel Ireland's wonderful Picturesque Views, with an Historical Account of the Inns of Court, in London and Westminster; printed by C. Clarke and published By R. Faulder and J. Egerton. Image measures about 7" x 5" (14" x 11" matted). Matted in white stock with clear mylar. The history of the Middle Temple is a long and fascinating one. Templars held the estate of the Temple from the 12th century until their suppression in the early 14th century - thereafter the lawyers came. Its magnificent Tu... View more info

Notable Sculptured Bronze Doors in Memorial Church, Fairhaven, Mass.

By: Jno. Williams, Inc.

Price: $14.94

Publisher: New York, Bronze Foundry Jno. Williams, Inc.: 1911

Seller ID: 41867

Condition: Very Good-


6 pages; A six page folio size brochure about the Sculptured Bronze Doors in Memorial Church, Fairhaven, Mass. produced at the bronze foundry of Jno. Williams, Inc. and designed by Messrs. Brigham, Coveney and Bisbee, Boston, Mass. The statuettes were modeled by Mr. I Kirchmayer, sculptor. Brochure is unmarked, folded horizontally at center and has a small marginal dent from an old paperclip. Full page illustration of the doors, descriptive text regarding doors and church. View more info

PLAS-YN-RHIW

By: Keating, M. Honoa

Price: $6.94

Publisher: BAS: 1990

Seller ID: 38430

Condition: Very Good+


16 pages; Clean and tight in original printed wrappers. Illustrated with several b&w 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. View more info

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Early Connecticut Stairs

By: Kelly, J. Frederick

Price: $29.94

Publisher: Portland, Maine, Walpole Society / Southworth Anthoensen Press: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38473

Condition: Very Good


16 pages; Clean and tight in original blue textured wrappers with a printed title label mounted to front wrapper, tiny chip at head of spine. From the Walpole Society Note Book, 1943. Limited edition of only 100 copies printed by Southwest Anthoensen Press, Portland, Maine. OCLC: 22574624 Fred Anthoensen purchased the Southworth Press in 1934 and changed its name to The Southworth-Anthoensen Press; by 1944 it was known simply as The Anthoensen Press. The Anthoensen Press of Portland, Maine was nationally renowned as a creator of fine books. Items produced by the Press are known for their ... View more info