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William Adair Bernoudy, Architect; Bringing the Legacy of Frank Lloyd Wright to St. Louis
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William Adair Bernoudy, Architect; Bringing the Legacy of Frank Lloyd Wright to St. Louis

by Overby, Osmund and W.A. Bernoudy

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Columbia; (1999): University of Missouri. First Edition. Quarto. xiii, 312 pages. Illustrated with more than 280 photographs and 29 floor plans. William Adair Bernoudy, Architect is an exploration of the work of William Adair Bernoudy. A leading advocate of Frank Lloyd Wright's modern organic architecture, Bernoudy (1910-1988) was a widely admired St. Louis architect. Best known for his skill… Read more about this item
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Aircraft L'avion Accuse...
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Aircraft L'avion Accuse...

by Le Corbusier (known as Charles-Édouard Jeanneret,)

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New York; (1935): The Studio Ltd. First Edition. Small Quarto. 124 pages. illustrated in black and white. In this major work Le Corbusiner declared that avant-garde architecture should be identified with technological progress, and of course, flying had become a symbol of that progress. In an earlier work Towards Architecture (1923) he wrote: The house, understood as a machine,… Read more about this item
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De Architectura Decem Libri (Ten Books on Architecture)
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De Architectura Decem Libri (Ten Books on Architecture)

by Vitruvius Pollio

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Florentiae: Per Haeredes Philippi Iuntae, 1522. Small Octavo. 2nd illustrated edition. This title lacks two leaves of the preliminaries, and the title page (here, the half-title and title page had been nicely restored in manuscript). It also lacks the frontispiece and Frontius' treatise, De Aquaeductibus [24 leaves]. The present copy has 192 leaves, and [18] leaves which includes the… Read more about this item
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The Student's Instructor in Drawing and Working the Five Orders of Architecture. Fully Explaining the Best Methods for Striking Regular and Quirked Mouldings; for Diminishing and Gluing of Columns and Capitals; ...
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The Student's Instructor in Drawing and Working the Five Orders of Architecture. Fully Explaining the Best Methods for Striking Regular and Quirked Mouldings; for Diminishing and Gluing of Columns and Capitals; ...

by Nicholson, Peter (1765-1844)

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London: For J. Taylor at the Architectural Library, 1804. Octavo. 2nd edition. (First edition was published in 1795) 29 pages interspersed with 33 engraved plates (some folding). The author was a Scottish architect, mathematician, and engineer. His first book was titled The Carpenter's New Guide in 1792, in which he also did the engravings himself. He later published several… Read more about this item
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Frank Lloyd Wright's Unfinished Work (inscribed By the author), Foreword By Frederick Steiner)
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Frank Lloyd Wright's Unfinished Work (inscribed By the author), Foreword By Frederick Steiner)

by Swaback, Vernon D.

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(Scottsdale, Arizona; 2014): Two Worlds Community. First Edition. Octavo. 179 pages, index. Inscribed by the author to his friend, Herman Chenin, "my longtime friend and advisor", also laid in is a letter: "Dear Herman, I was most excited to see that both you and Ed Robson were on the list of those who intended to be with us yesterday.… Read more about this item
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Architecture for the Shroud: Relic and Ritual in Turin
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Architecture for the Shroud: Relic and Ritual in Turin

by Scott, John Beldon

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Chicago; (2003): University of Chicago Press. First Edition. Quarto. xxxi, 443 pages, profusely illustrated (many in color). The famed linen cloth preserved in Turin Cathedral has provoked pious devotion, scientific scrutiny, and morbid curiosity. Imprinted with an image many faithful have traditionally believed to be that of the crucified Christ "painted in his own blood," the Shroud remains an… Read more about this item
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Architecture, Poetry, and Number in the Royal Palce at Caseria
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Architecture, Poetry, and Number in the Royal Palce at Caseria

by Hersey, George L.

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Cambridge, (1983): MIT Press. Oblong. 318 pages, index. The definitive study of the palace at Caserta, profusely illustrated with photographic images and plans. Very well written. Bound in green cloth, spine lettering in a foil blue, slight fading to cloth around the edges, in a fine pictorial dust jacket.
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The Studio
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The Studio" Year-Book of Decorative Art, 1920 with Special Article on the Decoration and Furnishing of Small Rooms

by Holme, Geoffrey (editor)

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London: The Studio, 1920. Quarto. 136pp., Illustrations in color and in black and white including plans of many of the homes built. The topics include on Decoration and furnishing of small rooms; Country building and handicraft in ancient cottages and farmhouses, Concrete homes and decorative and applied art. Bound in 3/4 dark brown calf over gray paper covered boards,… Read more about this item
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The Studio
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The Studio" Year-Book of Decorative Art, 1919 with Special Article's on Cattage Design Decoration and Equipment

by Holme, Geoffrey (editor)

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London: The Studio, 1919. Quarto. 36pp., Illustrations in color and in black and white situated near the end pages [91]-136. The topics include Designing of cottages and small houses; On Old English Cottages; On color in the Cottage; n Cottage Furniture and Notes on the illustrations. Bound in 3/4 calf over gray paper covered boards, raised bands, lettering and… Read more about this item
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Covered Bridges in America
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Covered Bridges in America

by Wells, Rosalie

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New York: William Edwin Rudge, 1931. First Edition. Small Quarto. 135pp. with a foreword by Charles S. Whitney, illustrated with photographic images throughout. Timber bridges were built on a scale never attempted in any other country, some of them over a mile in length. The earlier bridges in America were of the type popular in Switzerland in the eighteenth… Read more about this item
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Tipologia De Vivienda INFONAVIT
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Tipologia De Vivienda INFONAVIT

by INFONAVIT (Agency, Director Jose Campillo Sainz))

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(Mexico, D.F., 1983). Limited Edition. Square Quarto. Each limited to 500 copies. INFONAVIT (or The Institute of the National Housing Fund for Workers) created ideal architectural plans for housing for workers which would meet environmental standards especially for use of water. These six plans (T01-T03; T11-T13) show architectural drawings beginning with single family dwellings to those apartment units that… Read more about this item
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The Illustrated Architectural, Engineering & Mechanical Drawing Book; for the Use of Schools, Students, and Artisans, Upwards of 300 Illustrations
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The Illustrated Architectural, Engineering & Mechanical Drawing Book; for the Use of Schools, Students, and Artisans, Upwards of 300 Illustrations

by Burn, Robert Scott

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London, Nd(ca.1881): Ward, Lock & Tyler. Octavo. Second Edition, tewnty-seventh thousdand. 144 pp. (8)pp pubisher's ads, with 300 illustrations. Rich detailed drawings of cornices, platforms, engines, and the essentials of mechanical drawing. A remarkably nice copy, near fine, bound in pictorial gilt green embossed cloth, spine lettering gilt, endpapers are publisher's ads on yellow paper lettered in black, upper… Read more about this item
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Light and Heavy Timber Framing Made Easy; Balloon Framing, Mixed Framing, Hevy Timber Frmaing, Houses, Factories, Bridges, Barns, Rinks, Timber-Roofs; and All Other Kinds of Timber Buildings
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Light and Heavy Timber Framing Made Easy; Balloon Framing, Mixed Framing, Hevy Timber Frmaing, Houses, Factories, Bridges, Barns, Rinks, Timber-Roofs; and All Other Kinds of Timber Buildings

by Hodgson, Fred T.

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Chicago, (1909): Frederick J. Drake & Company. Octavo. Frontispiece, 395 pages, [16] publisher's ads with illustrations, index, and notes: Over 450 illustrations and diagrams. Fred T. Hodgson had begun his career as a carpenter, eventually becoming notable for helping to popularize the small, bungalow-style houses of the first two decades of the 20th century. Hodgson, a Canadian from… Read more about this item
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Frank Lloyd Wright's Hanna House, the Client's Report
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Frank Lloyd Wright's Hanna House, the Client's Report

by Hanna, Paul and Jean

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New York; (1981): Architectural Foundation. First Edition. Quarto. MIT Review copy with card laid in. Inscribed to the foremost expert on Frank Lloyd Wright by his clients: "For Tom Hienz, Jean and I salute you as a good friend. We thank you for creating a Newsletter through which friends of F.L.W. can communicate". Signed, Paul R. Hanna. 148pp., illustrated.… Read more about this item
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Sarabhai House, Ahmedabade, India (GA 32)

Sarabhai House, Ahmedabade, India (GA 32)

by Le Corbusier; Yukio Futagawa and Balkrishna V. Doshi

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Tokyo: A.D.A. Edita, 1974. First Edition. Folio. no pagination, chiefly illustrations (some in color) and plans. In 1951 the French architect Le Corbusiner was commissioned to lead the design work for chandigarh, the new capital city for the Indian Punjab. He received inquiries from Gira Sarabhai, once a student of Frank Lloyd Wright, about the possibility of… Read more about this item
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The Imperial Hotel; Frank Lloyd Wright and the Architecture of Unity

by James, Cary

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Rutland, Vermont; (1969): Charles E. Tuttle and Company. First Edition. Small Quarto. . Second printing. 46 pages, +79 pages of illustrations, six folded plates. Pages 23-48 are "Quotations from Frank Lloyd Wright", Bibliography on p. 125. One of the key works expressing Wright's philosophy integrating quotations from his autobiography with the twelve pages entitled 'Building Against Doomsday'.… Read more about this item
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Our House
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Our House

by Wright, Olgivanna

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New York: Horizon, 1959. First Edition. Octavo. 308 pages. inscribed by Olgivanna in 1969 to "Doafer and Mrs. Micuda", the title of this illuminating book, "Our House" refers to both Taliesin and Taliesin West, the homes of Frank Lloyd Wright and his wife Olgivanna. This includes the delightful story of the sculptor, Oscar Stonorov who was sculpting Wright while… Read more about this item
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La Casa Adobe
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La Casa Adobe

by Lumpkins, William

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Santa Fe, New Mexico: Ancient City Press, 1961. First Edition. Folio. No pagination. Chiefly thirty three sketches and floorplans of adobe buildings followed by notes and how adobe plans were laid out. There was a cheap reprint done in 1986. William Lumpkins was an architect in La Jolla but in 1961 he went back to his earlier work in… Read more about this item
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The Half-Timber House, Its Origin, Design, Modern Pland and Construction
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The Half-Timber House, Its Origin, Design, Modern Pland and Construction

by Jackson, Allen W.

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New York: Robert M. mcBride & Co, 1919. Small Quarto. Color frontispiece, 115pp., illustrated with photographs of old examples and American adaptations of the style. First published. This book was not written for the professional but simply for those who have an interest in house building or those who have in mind building for themselves. Bound in green pictorial… Read more about this item
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Julia Morgan Architect
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Julia Morgan Architect

by Boutelle Sara Holmes

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New York; (1988): Abbeville Press. First Edition. Quarto. Signed and inscribed by the author and also signed by photographer Richard Barnes. 271pp. Illustrated in color by photograph. Julia Morgan was the architect who designed and built William Randolf Hearst's famous and dazzling castle. She was also one of the first women to graduate in Civil Engineering from the university… Read more about this item
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