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STRATFORD HALL AND THE LEES CONNECTED WITH ITS HISTORY Biographical, Genealogical and Historical

By: Alexander, Frederick Warren

Price: $44.94

Publisher: Oak Grove, Frederick Warren Alexander: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41100

Condition: Fine


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. ;... View more info

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Report on the Recent and Most Interesting BREAKWATERS and Applications of REINFORCED CONCRETE in the MARITIME PORTS OF ALGERIA

By: Algeria, Government of

Price: $14.94

Publisher: Brussels, G.P.O.: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 36979

Condition: Near Fine


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. View more info

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GUIDE TO KNOLE Its State Rooms, Pictures, and Antiquities, with a short account of the Possessors and Park of Knol

By: Anon.

Price: $9.94

Publisher: Sevenoaks, J Salmon: 1913

Seller ID: 38444

Condition: Very Good


59 pages; Former owner's name on front wrapper, otherwise clean and tight in original printed wrappers, toning to endpapers near spine. OCLC: 931542205 View more info

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FORENINGEN TIL NORSKE FORTIDSMINDESMERKERS BEVARING - Arbok 1957

By: Anonymous

Price: $24.94

Publisher: Oslo, Groendahl & Sons: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40727

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


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. View more info

Hotel Meurice, Paris - Wrought Iron Lift [Postcard]

By: Anonymous

Price: $14.94

Publisher: Paris, R. Richard & Company: 1920

Seller ID: 42211

Condition: Very Good


1 pages; This vintage black & white postcard depicts the fabulous wrought iron elevator and operator in the luxurious Hotel Meurice in Paris. No date, but likely before 1935. Originally established in the early 19th century, the Hotel Meurice underwent a major interior renovation between 1905 and 1907 under the direction of the architect Henri Paul Nénot, winner of the Grand Prix de Rome. For interior decoration, the Louis XVI style prevailed in this revamping, and they installed an innovative wrought iron lift, designed after the sedan chair used by Marie Antoinette. View more info

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DIE MACHT DER KAMERA

By: Auberger, Pidder ; [ SIGNED ]

Price: $29.94

Publisher: Dusseldorf, Edition Marzona: 1985

Seller ID: 41380

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


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 im... View more info

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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

By: Azambuja, Marlon de ; [Texts by Arévalo, Antonio; Rafael Doctor, & Iciar Sagarminaga]

Price: $74.99

Publisher: Las Palmas, Spain, Centro Atlántico de Arte Moderno: 2011

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 39427

ISBN: 8492579064

Condition: Fine


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; Columbi... View more info

IL SANTUARIO DELLA MADONNA DELLA GHIARA A REGGIO EMILIA

By: Bacchi, Andrea ; & Massimo Mussini

Price: $69.94

Publisher: Torino, Umberto Allemandi Editore: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41533

ISBN: 8842206482

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


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... View more info

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CHAMPS-ELYSEES, FAUBOURG, SAINT-HONORE, PLAINE MONCEAU

By: Barrielle, Jean-Francois ; Therese Castieau; Antoinette Le Normand-Romain; Yvan Christ; Philippe Maille

Price: $34.94

Publisher: Paris, Henri Veyrier: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41437

ISBN: 2851992465

Condition: Very Good+


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... View more info

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FORMAL GARDEN IN ENGLAND

By: Blomfield, Reginald ; F. Inigo Thomas (Illustrator)

Price: $44.95

Publisher: London, MacMillan And Co.: 1901

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 38895

Condition: 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, garde... View more info

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A CLOSE UP OF EGYPT

By: Boulat, Pierre

Price: $14.94

Publisher: Aladin Publications: 1949

Seller ID: 41387

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


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 last... View more info

THE LIFE OF PIERRE CHARLES L'ENFANT Planner of the City Beautiful, the City of Washington

By: Caemmerer, H. Paul

Price: $54.94

Publisher: Washington, DC, National Republic Publishing Co: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41166

Condition: Very Good+


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. View more info

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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

By: Cassels, Justice

Price: $9.94

Publisher: London, Honourable Society of the Middle Temple: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38745

Condition: Very Good


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 View more info

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ROMANCE OF THE BOURBON CHATEAUX

By: Champney, Elizabeth W

Price: $17.94

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1905

Seller ID: 40388

Condition: Near Fine


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. View more info

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KOHN PEDERSEN FOX -- Buildings and Projects 1976 - 1986

By: Chao, Sonia R. and Trevor D. Abramson

Price: $14.94

Publisher: New York, Rizzoli: 1990

Seller ID: 41757

ISBN: 0847807487

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


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 eleg... View more info

CHALETS DE MONTAGNE

By: Chevallier, Henry

Price: $19.94

Publisher: Paris, Editions Charles Massin: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40422

ISBN: 0320051102

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


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. View more info

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HIGHLY IMPORTANT ARCHITECTURAL DESIGNS & COMMISSIONS including the arts & crafts of America and Britain ... December 14, 1984

By: Chrisite's Auction House

Price: $10.94

Publisher: Chrisite's: 1984

Seller ID: 41402

Condition: Near Fine


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. View more info

CIVILTA DELLE VILLE TOSCANE

By: Cresti, Carlo ; Photographs by Massimo Listri

Price: $124.94

Publisher: Udine, Magnus Edizioni: 1993

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 41542

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Fine in Fine dustjacket and slipcase as pictured. Cresti is a professor of the History of Architecture at the University of Florence. This is an incredibly beautiful book on Tuscan architecture of many eras. The text is in the original Italian, the reproductions and photographs are stunning. A very heavy large book - domestic sales only. Book is large and heavy and will require extra postage.; 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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I MARMI DEL CARSO TRIESTINO / The Marbles of Carso Triestino

By: Cucchi, Franco ; e Santo Gerdol

Price: $29.94

Publisher: Trieste, Camera di commercio industria artigianato e agricoltura: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41360

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Red cloth tall quarto. Text in Italian and English. The Marbles of Carso Triestino beautifully documents the history and activities of the Trieste Carso marble quarries. The text comprises two major sections -- one examining the historical and architectural activities; and the other discussing the technical and commercial aspects of the marble quarries. Profusely illustrated with colour and b/w photographs and drawings. Contributing authors include Luisa Bertacchi, Sergio De Pauli, Rosella Fabiani Padovini, Paola Lopreato, Franca Maselli Scotti, Gino Pavan, Marco Pozzetto, Riccardo Sisto. Phot... View more info

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COURT HOUSE, PITTSBURGH [Steel Engraving]

By: Cushing, Thomas

Price: $12.94

Publisher: Chicago, A. Warner & Co.: 1889

Seller ID: 35337

Condition: Very Good


1 pages; A steel engraving of the Court House in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania extracted from Cushing's History of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, Including its Early Settlement... also Portraits of Some of its Prominent Men. Chicago: A. Warner & Co., 1889. The plate measures 10" by 7" with the centered engraving 6.5" v 5.3"; protective tissue guard in place. Engraved by James R. Rice & Sons. View more info