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image of The West Front of the Mathematical School, Christs Hospital, 1793

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London, 1800. Print. From Antiquities of London by Thomas Smith, a mixed media print showing part of Christs Hospital, with a caption about Sir Robert Clayton, the founder of the Mathematical School which was designed to give poorer citizens a free education to prepare them for sea service. Sir Christopher Wren was the architect who conducted the… Read more
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New York: Daniel Appleton, 1836. Second Printing. Hardcover. Good -. Second edition of this excellent architectural reference, with much on carpentry and joinery, highlighted by the plates representing different styles and examples of molding, structure, decoration, roofs, domes, etc. An important American imprint. 8vo, two volumes in one. Vol 1. [3]-20pp with 35 plates; Vol 2.… Read more
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Empire State. A Pictorial Record of Its Construction

by Bailey, Vernon Howe (ills); Col. W. A. Starrett

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Published
1931
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A very handsome production
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First edition
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$225.00

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New York: William Edwin Rudge, 1931. First edition. Hardcover. A very handsome production. Written by William A. Starrett, the builder of the Empire State Building with text accompanied by a handsome full-color frontispiece and many black and white drawings by Vernon Howe Bailey showing the building progress and completion of the Empire State Building. Bailey's artistic… Read more
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Annual of American Design 1931

by Leonard. R. L. and Glassgold. C. A. (eds.)

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Published
1930
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Very good overall
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First printing
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$175.00

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New York: Ives Washburn, 1930. First printing. Hardcover. Very good overall. A showcase of American design during the Art Deco period. Includes a Lewis Mumford article on "Culture and Machine Art" and article by Frank Lloyd Wright; New Methods, New Materials". Sections on textiles, commercial photography, graphic arts in advertising and architecture. A showcase of… Read more
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Berlin: Ernst Pollak Verlag, 1928. Collection of photographs of 43 German, Dutch, Austrian and Czech architects & design workshops, illustrating shop fronts and interiors of the latest in modern architecture in 1929. Among the architects & workshops represented are Erich Mendelsohn, Deutsche Werkstatte, Emil Heinicke, Luckharddt, Bruder und Anker, etc. 4to, xiv, (ii), 165 plates with text printed on verso.… Read more
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Art Deco Architecture. Design, Decoration and Detail frm the Twenties and Thirties

by Bayer, Patricia

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Published
1992
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Fine
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New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1992. Hardcover. Fine. 4to, 224pp, black cloth covers, gilt title at spine, dj.
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image of Journées Pittoresques des Edifices de Rome Ancienne par l'abbé Architecte Ange Uggeri Milanois.  Ordre Corinthien

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Rome: Bourlie, 1817. Hardcover. Very good condition. The third part of Volume IV of Uggeri's monumental work on classical architecture, this part on the Corinthian order, with 30 beautiful copper engraved plates (some folding) with clear impression marks in margins. The Corinthian order is the last of the 3 major classical orders, following the Doric and Ionic.… Read more
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$500.00
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Keep Nyack the Gem of the Hudson

by Radford, William A.

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Published
1928
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Good + overall
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$175.00

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New York: William A. Radford, 1928. Staplebound. Good + overall. Architectural plans for 26 home designs with full color illustrations and articles. With the Nyack lumber company Gregory & Sherman advertising on the front cover. Wonderfully decorative full color images and floor plans. 4to, 32pp, staplebound, paper wraps, some damp stain on front and back covers,… Read more
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Sketches Abroad Made During a Nine Months Tour Through a part of Spain, Italy, France and the So. Kensington Museum

by Schweinfurth, Julius A.

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Published
1888
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Good + condition
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Limited edition of 250 copies
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$150.00

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Boston: Ticknor, 1888. Limited edition of 250 copies. Hardcover. Good + condition. The complete suite of plates, lacking the cloth portfolio. 30 sketches made by the noted Boston architect, artist and designer during a European tour. Schweinfurth is noted for his design for the American Fine Arts Society Building in New York City, the Brookline Police… Read more
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image of Examples of Gothic Architecture; selected from various Ancient Edifices in England: Consisting of Plans, Elevations, Sections, and Parts at Large ... Accompanied by Historical and Descriptive Accounts.  3 Volumes

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London: Henry G. Bohn, 1850. Hardcover. Good condition. Three volumes complete of the standard reference for Gothic architecture for over a century, a collection of over 200 detailed architectural plates of important Gothic edifices. Large 4to, xviii, 66 pp, plates; xxiv, 63 pp, plates; xvii, 93 pp. Green cloth covers, ex library, with… Read more
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Sketches Abroad Made During a Nine Months Tour Through a part of Spain, Italy, France and the So. Kensington Museum

by Schweinfurth, Julius A.

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Published
1888
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Good + condition
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Limited edition
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$450.00

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Boston: Ticknor, 1888. Limited edition. Hardcover. Good + condition. Number 61 of a limited edition of 250 copies. A complete portfolio of 30 sketches made by the noted Boston architect, artist and designer during a European tour. Schweinfurth is noted for his design for the American Fine Arts Society Building in New York City, the Brookline… Read more
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Union Des Artistes Modernes

by Barre-Despond, Arlette

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Published
1986
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Fine
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$225.00

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Paris: Editions du Regard, 1986. Hardcover. Fine. Work on the French Union of Modern Artists, a movement of decorative artists and architects founded in the 1920s and active through the late 1950s. With a double dust jacket, commonly used for review copies. Jean Prouvé, noted UAM member, created one of the first chairs made from Plexiglas.… Read more
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Le Luminaire et Les Moyens d'Eclairages Nouveaux, 2e Série. Volume II only

by Janneau, Guillaume

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Published
1929
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Good + condition
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Paris: Editons D'Art Ch. Moreau, 1929. Hardcover. Good + condition. Single volume of French commercial and residential lighting design, a portfolio of b&w plates of wonderful Art Deco designs, complete with the 50 plates. Folio, unpaginated, 50 plates. Portfolio, black and yellow paper covered boards; black cloth spine, boards dusty and rubbed, front tie missing. Plates… Read more
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Jean-Charles Moreux: Architecte - Decorateur - Paysagiste

by Day, Susan; Jean-Charles Moreux

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Published
1999
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Fine
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Paris: Editions Norma, 1999. Hardcover. Fine. Monograph on the French architect who worked in the "new classical tradition", with many full page color plates of a wide range of designs. Many of Moreux's designs were in Paris, including the avenue Marigny, hôtel particulier for baron Robert Rothschild; the Hôtel particulier for Bernard Reichenbach, rue Alfred-Dehodencq;… Read more
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Architecture in Netherlands East India

by Netherlands East Indian San Francisco Committee

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Published
1914
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Very good overall
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$95.00

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Indonesia: Boekh. en Drukkerij, 1914. Paperback. Very good overall. Colonial architecture throughout Indonesia, i.e. Surabaya, Samarang, Weltvreden, Buitenzorg, Jakarta, etc. No. XI. in a series on Agriculture, Industry and Commerce. D. Huppe is the photographer for the Head building of the school for native civil officers at Madioen. 8vo, (ii) 18pp, b&w photos. Attractive tan… Read more
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image of The Architectural Forum, June 1925.  Vol XLII Number 6 Motion Picture Theater Reference Number.  Periodical

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New York, 1925. Wraps. Good - condition. Complete issue on American motion picture theaters, profusely illustrated with b&w printed photographic plates. Pictures include theater facades, interiors, entries, staircases, great architectural details. Includes theaters from The Forum in Los Angeles to the Cameo Theater in New York. The Forum of LA, with its neo… Read more
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A Treatise on the Theory and Practice of Landscape Gardening Adapted to North America

by Downing, A. J.

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Published
1865
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Good + condition
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Seventh Edition Revised
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New York: Orange Judd, 1865. Seventh Edition Revised. Hardcover. Good + condition. This edition of the seminal work on landscape gardening is expanded with the addition of material pertaining to Central Park. This copy belonged to John D. Quackenbos, Columbia University Professor & summer resident at Lake Sunapee, New London, NH. Quackenbos' signature in pencil and… Read more
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Veduta del Ponte Molle sul Tevere

by Rossini, Luigi

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Published
1822
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Good + condition
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Rome, 1822. Good + condition. Powerful copper engraving of the Mulvian (or Milvian) Bridge over the Tiber River in northern Rome, looking up at the ancient structure from the riverside. Luigi Rossini (1790 - 1857) is noted for his stunning engravings such as this one, which render classical Roman architecture in exquisite detail. During the Roman… Read more
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The Interior View of the Floating Church of Our Saviour for Seamen, NY

by Ficht, H. A. O.

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Published
1844
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Very good overall
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1844. Very good overall. 2 lithographs, one a stunning hand colored lithograph of the interior of the floating Gothic Revival Church for New York City sailors, lithographed by Louis Nagel, after H. A. O. Ficht. Title continues "Built for the Young Men's Church Missionary Society of New York, by Charles M. Simonson as it is Painted by… Read more
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Priceless Heritage. Historic Buildings of Tasmania

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Published
1964
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Good +
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$35.00

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Hobart: Platypus Publications, 1964. Hardcover. Good +. Presentation copy with inscription to the Girl Guide Association of Tasmania on the occasion of their visit to Tasmania during its Heritage Year. 4to, 136pp, 106 b&w photo plates. Very light green cloth w/ gold stamping on front cover and spine. Light red staining on extreme bottom of both… Read more
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