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The Portfolio and the Diagram: Architecture, Discourse, and Modernity in America
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The Portfolio and the Diagram: Architecture, Discourse, and Modernity in America

By PAI, Hyungmin

Cambridge, Mass: The MIT Press, 2002. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. xix, 383 p. 24 cm. B&w illustrations. Green cloth hardcover in mylar-covered dustjacket.

$200.00

The Dolder Grand
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The Dolder Grand

By ATHANASIOU, Nadja; BUHLER, Michael; LUEM, Peter

Baden: Urs E. Schwarzenbach and Lars Muller Publishers, 2009. Hardcover. Fine/Near fine. 633 p. 27 cm. Numerous colour photographs. Grey hardcover in mylar-covered dustjacket with light edge wear. Contributions by Cees Nooteboom and Judith Wyder.

$150.00

The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada Year Book 1924
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The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada Year Book 1924

Montreal: The Institute, 1924. Card covers. Very good. 85, [11] p. 31 cm. Includes Institute charter, by-laws, regulations for architectural competitions, officers and council, standing committes, members list, by-laws for the association in Alberta, B.C., Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec and Saskatchewan. Card covers with some soiling. Stain at top of rear pages.

$50.00

The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada Year Book 1923
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The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada Year Book 1923

Montreal: The Institute, 1923. Card covers. Very good. 86, [6] p. 31 cm. Includes Institute charter, by-laws, regulations for architectural competitions, officers and council, standing committes, members list, by-laws for the association in Alberta, B.C., Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec and Saskatchewan. Card covers with some soiling, tear in lower spine.

$50.00

Cowdray: The History of a Great English House
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Cowdray: The History of a Great English House

By ROUNDELL, Mrs. Charles

London: Bickers & Son, 1884. Cloth. Fair. xii, 178 p. 27 cm. 13 b&w illustrations. Brown cloth hardcover with gold print. Corners worn, some spotting to cloth, spine ends chipped, rear hinge cracked. Hinges cracking internally, small bookplate for Charles Eamer Kempe on front pastedown, foxing. The first Baron Tauchnitz, Christian Bernhard (1816-1895), began this publishing firm, providing English-language editions to Continental European readers. What was innovative was that his editions were produced with the legal consent of authors and publishers in England and the Americas. With copyright secured, he was able to produce books of a much higher quality than the cheaply produced black-market versions that were his only competition.

$50.00

The Contemporary Tea House: Japan's Top Architects Redefine a Tradition
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The Contemporary Tea House: Japan's Top Architects Redefine a Tradition

By ISOZAKI, Arata; ANDO, Tadao; FUJIMORI, Terunobu

Tokyo: Kodansha International, 2007. Hardcover. As new/As new. 134 p. 31 cm. Colour photos and b&w plans. Black hardcover in mylar-covered dustjacket.

$200.00

Sketches of The Sharon Temple and of its founder David Willson
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Sketches of The Sharon Temple and of its founder David Willson

By HUGHES, James L.

Toronto: York Pioneer and Historical Society, nd. Staplebound. Very good +. 16 p. 24 cm. 2 b&w illustrations. Staplebound booklet. Staples rusting a bit. Description of the Temple of the Children of Peace at Sharon, York County with a short bio of David Willson.

$40.00

Muizas
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Muizas

By DUNSDORFS, Edgars

Melburna: Karla Zarina fonds, 1983. cloth. Near fine. 208 p. 21 cm. Numerous b&w illustrations. Blue cloth hardcover with gold print. Wrinkle lower spine. Latvian text.

$40.00

Arquitectos en San Miguel
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Arquitectos en San Miguel

By CAMARENA, Luis

San Migues de Allende, Gto: Luis Arturo Camarena Quiroz, 2009. Cloth. As new/As new. 118 p. 29 cm. Colour illustrations. Black cloth hardcover in pictorial dustjacket. Spanish text.

$100.00

The Miracle in Preston: The Story of the Preston Springs Hotel
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The Miracle in Preston: The Story of the Preston Springs Hotel

By LANGAN, Paul

[Cambridge, ON]: [Langan Books], [2000]. Staplebound. Near fine. 26 p. 22 x 28 cm. 29 b&w illustrations. Staplebound.

$25.00

Late Entries Volume II
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Late Entries Volume II

By TIGERMAN, Stanley

London: Academy Editions, 1980. Card covers. Near fine. 113 p. 20 x 23 cm. B&w illustrations. Brown card covers. Faint soiling to front. Intro by Stuart E. Cohen. Essays by George Baird, Juan Pablo Bonta, Charles Jencks, Vincent Scully and Norris Kelly Smith.

$35.00

Classical Architecture in Britain: The Heroic Age
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Classical Architecture in Britain: The Heroic Age

By WORSLEY, Giles

New Haven and London: Published for the Paul Mellon Centre For Studies in British Art by Yale University Press, 1995. Hardcover. Good +/Fine. xiii, 347 p. 29 cm. 350 illustrations, over 60 in colour. Blue cloth hardcover in mylar-covered pictorial dustjacket. Dampstains to text block edge and first and last pages. Numerous signatures on half-title, marking title page. Another signature at bottom of title. Highlights the architectural genius of Inigo Jones, Nicholas Hawksmoor, John Vanbrugh, and others.

$50.00

Archigram
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Archigram

By COOK, Peter et al (eds.)

New York: Praeger, 1973. Hardcover. Very good/Very good. First US edition printed from the same sheets as the dition published by Studio Vista in London in 1972. 144 p. 28 cm. Numerous b&w illustrations and plans. Orange cloth hardcover in mylar-covered pictorial dustjacket. Corners bumped, slight dent in edge of front board. Small chips to jacket and one large one at upper front. Former owner's signature on front free endpaper. Monograph explains the design ideas and philosophy of the Archigram Group, consisting of Peter Cook, Warren Chalk, Dennis Crompton, David Greene, Ron Herron, and Michael Webb. The ideas were originally displayed in their broadsheet periodical Archigram in the 1960s. Jacket designed by Diana Jowsey of Archigram.

$200.00

Sketches, Projects and Executed Buildings
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Sketches, Projects and Executed Buildings

By WAGNER, Otto

New York: Rizzoli, 1987. Hardcover. Very good/Very good. WAGNER, Otto. 261 p. 34 cm. 16 colour plates. Over 200 b&w illustrations. Brown cloth hardcover in mylar-covered pictorial dustjacket. Ink stamp on bottom edge of text block. Otto Wagner (1841 – 1918) was an Austrian architect and urban planner, known for his lasting impact on the appearance of his home town of Vienna, to which he contributed many landmarks.

$150.00

Architectural Engineering. With Especial Reference to High Building Construction, Including Many Examples of Chicago Office Buildings
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Architectural Engineering. With Especial Reference to High Building Construction, Including Many Examples of Chicago Office Buildings

By FREITAG, Joseph Kendall

New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1895. First Edition, First Thousand. Hardcover. Very good. x, 239 p. 120 b&w photos, plans and diagrams. Navy cloth with blank impressing. Spine a little faded. Signature for Moore & Henry on front free endpaper. Bottom rear corner bumped. Moore and Henry was one of London's leading architectural firms in the 1890s. Their London landmarks include the American shingle style home at 100 Cheapside once owned by Cy Warman and the Annie Pixley Mausoleum in Woodland Cemetery.

$500.00

A Practical Treatise on the Steel Square and Its Application to Everyday Use. In Two Volumes
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A Practical Treatise on the Steel Square and Its Application to Everyday Use. In Two Volumes

By HODGSON, Fred T.

Chicago: Frederick J. Drake & Co., Publishers, 1913, 1909. Revised Edition (vol. 1), Second Edition (vol. 2). Hardcover. Good. 2 Vols. 246, viii, [62]p; 231, viii, [80]p. 20 cm green cloth hardcover binding with black and silver impressing on front boards, black lettering on spines. Each vol. contains long unpaginated home plan supplements featuring numerous architectural drawings, illustrations, and advertising. Cover of Vol. remains bright with fading mostly to spine, bumping to corners and extremes of spine. Binding holds but cracked. Pages clean. Text unmarked. Vol. 2 binding more significantly faded with tears along edges, corners. and extremes. Front endpaper torn out with missing blank. Cords exposed inside at this tear. Binding still holds but feels cracked. Pages clean. Text unmarked. "Being an exhaustive collection of Steel Square Problems and Solutions, "Old and New," with many original and useful additions, forming a complete encyclopedia of steel square knowledge, together with a brief history of the square, and description of tables, keys and other aids and attachments." (From the title page)

$75.00

Modern English Houses and Interiors
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Modern English Houses and Interiors

By JAMES, C. H.; YERBURY, F. R. (eds.)

London: Ernest Benn, 1925. Cloth. Very good. vi p. + 99 plates and 8 p. of advertising. 29 cm. Plates include outdoor and indoor shots as well as house plans. Red cloth hardcover. Some soiling to cloth, corners worn, spine ends softened. Small label and some thumbing to front endpapers. Includes index to architects.

$40.00

Bermuda's Architectural Heritage: St. George's
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Bermuda's Architectural Heritage: St. George's

Hamilton: Bermuda National Trust, 1998. Softcover. Fine. Volume Two of the Historic Buildings Book Project. [14], 190 p. 28 cm. B&w illustrations, including fold-out map at rear. Index inserted.

$35.00

The American School and University: A Yearbook Devoted to the Design, Construction, Equipment, Utilization, and Maintenance of Educational Buildings and Grounds 1931-1932
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The American School and University: A Yearbook Devoted to the Design, Construction, Equipment, Utilization, and Maintenance of Educational Buildings and Grounds 1931-1932

New York: American School Publishing Corporation, 1931. Fourth Annual edition. Cloth. Near fine. 559 p. 26 cm. Numerous b&w illustrations. Blue cloth hardcover with gold and blank impressing. Blue pencil notation on front free endpaper. Topics include: design and construction of school buildings; modernization and maintenance; landscaping of school grounds; equipment for physical education and play; industrial education; colleges and universities; architects for educational buildings; aids available to local school boards from state departments; lists of manufacturers; etc.

$50.00

Spencer House: Chronicle of a great London mansion
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Spencer House: Chronicle of a great London mansion

By FRIEDMAN, Joseph; FIENNES, Mark (illus.)

London: Zwemmer, 1993. Cloth. As new/As new. 368 p. 29 cm. 283 illustrations in b&w and 39 colour. Navy cloth in mylar-covered pictorial dustjacket. The story of one of the most ambitious aristocratic town houses ever built in London and the only great eighteenth-century private palace to survive intact in the metropolis. Discussion of the construction, various time periods; the house revived. Appendices, bibliography and index.

$100.00

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