Skip to content

Biblio logo: Used, Rare and Collectible Books for Sale

A Monograph of the Work of McKim, Mead and White. 1879 - 1915 by  Mead and White McKim - First edition - 1915 - from Royoung bookseller, Inc. (SKU: 22486)

A Monograph of the Work of McKim, Mead and White. 1879 - 1915

Click for full-size.

A Monograph of the Work of McKim, Mead and White. 1879 - 1915

by McKim, Mead and White

  • Used
  • First
Condition
Period half brown buckram over tan cloth boards.
Seller
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 2 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
ardsley, New York
Item Price:
$3,950.00
$5.00 shipping to USA
Standard Delivery: 7 to 14 days

More Shipping Options
Ask Seller a Question

Payment Methods Accepted

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • American Express
  • Discover
  • Paypal

About This Item

New York: Architectural Book Publishing, Co, 1915. First edition. Period half brown buckram over tan cloth boards.. Folio, 51 x 36 cm, more than 400 full-page plates (photographs, plans and elevations to scale) present a retrospective of one of the most respected and influential architectural organizations of its day with more than 785 commissions, about 350 of them major. Their buildings were instrumental in restoring classicism as the national American style from 1880-1940 and also exerted influence in Europe. Leland M. Roth noted, "Within the context of nineteenth century idealized formalism and its associational references to the past, the work of McKim, Mead and White represented the most generous realization of commodious planning, sound construction and visual delight." No other firm of such prominence and stature has contributed to the architectural landscape as McKim, Mead and White did in just the span of 36 years. KARPEL B1189. "The standard work on this great firm. The photographs are of the highest quality." (Lacks plate 20 in Vol. I). Chipping to black morocco spine labels, mild finger smudging to covers, binding very firm and tight, interior contents clean, dampstain free front endpapers at head Vols. 1 and 3, bookseller tickets upper corner of front pastedown of J.C. Jansen, Cleveland.

Reviews

Review this book and you'll be entered for a chance to win $50!

(Log-in or create an account first!)

You're rating the book as a work, not the seller or the specific copy you purchased!

Details

Bookseller
Royoung bookseller, Inc. US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
22486
Title
A Monograph of the Work of McKim, Mead and White. 1879 - 1915
Author
McKim, Mead and White
Book condition
Used - Period half brown buckram over tan cloth boards.
Quantity available
1
Edition
First edition
Publisher
Architectural Book Publishing, Co
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1915
Keywords
Art Reference
Bookseller catalogs
Architecture; American Art; Art Reference; Americana; Sets;
Note

Terms of Sale

Royoung bookseller, Inc.

All books returnable 10 days of invoice date with prior notification

About the Seller

Royoung bookseller, Inc.

Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 2 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Biblio.com member since: 2008
ardsley, New York
Ask Seller a Question

About Royoung bookseller, Inc.

Member: Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America & International League of Antiquarian Booksellers

Glossary

Some terminology that may be used in this description includes:

folio
A folio usually indicates a large book size of 15" in height or larger when used in the context of a book description....[more]
First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in...[more]
plate
Full page illustration or photograph. Plates are printed separately from the text of the book, and bound in at production. I.e.,...[more]
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...[more]
buckram
A plain weave fabric normally made from cotton or linen which is stiffened with starch or other chemicals to cover the book...[more]
tight
Used to mean that the binding of a book has not been overly loosened by frequent use.
chipping
A defect in which small pieces are missing from the edges; fraying or small pieces of paper missing the edge of a paperback, or...[more]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
morocco
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also...[more]

Frequently Asked Questions

This Book’s Categories

tracking-