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Forum of Trajan in Rome: a Study of the Monuments, Volume 2

By Packer, James E.

Berkeley, CA: University of California Press. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1997. First Edition. Cloth. Brown cloth over boards with paste down label on spine. Book in fine condition, but missing microfiche insert from rear cover corner pocket. The three volume set (of which this is Volume 2 ONLY) comprises Volume 31 of the University of California Press' California Studies in the History of Art series. Meticulously constructed and published in a limited run of 1000 sets, the portfolio is printed on 60-lb. St. Lawrence Matte acid-free paper. The binding features Iris, a 100 percent solvent-free rayon cloth made from natural fibers applied over binder's board of .098 thickness with a neutral pH. The title page display type is taken from the letterpress proofs of Jan van Krimpen's Romulus, designed for the Monotype Company in 1936. This volume contains some 600 illustrations including new photographs of the Forum of Trajan and reproductions of drawings made by scholars and architects of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The result of twenty-five years of research, this is a beautiful piece of scholarship on the last, largest, and most splendid of the early imperial forums. ; B&W Photographs and illustrations; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 114 pp .


Album of Door Photographs from Providence, Rhode Island
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Album of Door Photographs from Providence, Rhode Island

By Mason, Harold

Very Good. Hardcover. A photo album circa 1910s. Half-leather decorated binding with copper rivets, over paper wood-patterned boards. Rubbed and bumped corners and edges. The interior blank pages have twenty-three pages with silver gelatin photos glued in. Photos are in very good condition with some waviness from the glue. Light foxing of a few mount pages. A sign in one photo says "R. I. School of Pharmacy and Allied Sciences." A laid in two page manuscript list is titled "Old Colonial Doorways Photograph List" , and names the photographer at the end of the list. These photos are of the illustrious doors of Providence, Rhode Island, from locally renowned photographer of doors and door hardware Harold Mason. Mason was known for his obsession with doors, and the numbered photos match entries in a catalog of his work at the Providence Library. An unusual work of architectural documentation. ; B&W Illustrations; 7 1/2" x 5" .


Architettura Della Basilica Di S. Pietro in Vaticano. Opera Di Bramante  Lazzari Michel Angelo Bonaroti Ed Altri Celebri Architetti
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Architettura Della Basilica Di S. Pietro in Vaticano. Opera Di Bramante Lazzari Michel Angelo Bonaroti Ed Altri Celebri Architetti

By Gilii, Filippo; Martino Ferrabosco

Roma: Nella Stamperia De Romanis. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1812. Third Edition. Hardcover. Green cloth boards with gilt, white, and black imprint and decoration. Bumped corners with light rubbing, some wrinkles in cloth. Toned endpapers and light foxing of edges and pages. A few tears have been archivally repaired. Laid in is a black and white print 8" x10" print of a 17th century painting of the interior of the Basilica by Alinari. Pages xvi of text and 33 plates, several folding, of drawings of St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican. The plates include finely detailed elevations, perspectives, maps, and grounds plans, with a chart listing ancient Roman and metric measurements. An impressive tribute to a masterpiece of art and architecture. ; B&W Illustrations; 19 1/2" x 15" .


Religious Architecture of New Mexico in the Colonial Period and Since the American Occupation

By Kubler, George

Colorado Springs, CO: Taylor Museum. Good. 1940. First Edition. Softcover. Red paper wraps have some creasing and wear to edges. Light soil and a few small dampstains with one bleeding ink onto just the front endpaper edge. Fold-out map of church locations at rear. Sunning on edges of text. Interior is clean. Historic church architecture of New Mexico. ; Book; B&W Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 232 pp .