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cover of Contemporary Farmhouses Flexiplan 71204

Contemporary Farmhouses Flexiplan 71204

by Prepared by M. R. Hodgell, Under the Direction of the Farmhouse Technical Committee (NC-9) of the North Central Region

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Published
1956
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$500.00

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Urbana, Il: University of Illinois Press, 1956. 11" h x 17 1/2" w oblong, color pictorial stiff paper front wrapper with white spiral binding, 22 pp. plus numerous home design possibilities, illustrated. Near Fine, small scrape rear white wrapper. The first 22 pages of text are followed by 24 pp. of farmhouse floor plans that are split down the middle,… Read more
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cover of Architectural Byways in New Spain MEXICO: Photographs & Measured Drawings of Doorways, Windows, Fountains, Balconies, Etc.

Architectural Byways in New Spain MEXICO: Photographs & Measured Drawings of Doorways, Windows, Fountains, Balconies, Etc.

by Vhay, A. L. Murphy and David Vhay

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Published
1939
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$450.00

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New York: Architectural Book Publishing Co, 1939. Near Fine in publisher's blue cloth with gilt lettering, decorative end papers, x, 182 pages with numerous black and white photographs, light edge wear. From the collection of noted Chilean composer Juan Orrego Salas, with his name stamp front end page. SCARCE in such lovely condition. . First Edition. Cloth. Near… Read more
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cover of Architect's Documentation Book for the Restoration of the Dock Street Theatre, Charleston, S. C., Federal Emergency Relief Administration Project

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Charleston, SC, 1935. Bespoke project documentation book for the Works Progress Administration restoration of the Dock Street Theatre, Charleston, South Carolina, with the architect Douglas D. Ellington's. personal bookplate. Housed in an embossed calf binder with string tie, gilt lettering. 48 pages listed in table of contents which refer to 48 labelled sections, each with items such as a… Read more
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cover of The Early Architecture of North Carolina; A Pictorial Survey with An Architectural History

The Early Architecture of North Carolina; A Pictorial Survey with An Architectural History

by Johnson, Frances Benjamin; Waterman, Thomas Tileston

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Published
1941
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
Limited and Numbered First Edition
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$300.00

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina: University of North Carolina Press, 1941. Limited and Numbered First Edition, # 165 of 900 copies printed, 850 of which were for sale. With the inked ownership inscription of The North Carolina Society for the Preservation of Architecture, Inc., which was existent from 1939-1974. Very Good Plus, toning associated with only the first few pages front… Read more
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cover of Eighteenth Century Architectural Ornamentation Furniture and Decoration

Eighteenth Century Architectural Ornamentation Furniture and Decoration

by Pergolesi, M. A.; and other eminent Artists

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Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$950.00

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Boston and New York: Geo. H. Polley & Co. No Date, circa 1890s. Original publisher's quarter cloth over paper covered boards, complete with title page and 58 numbered plates, with 5 of 6 ribbon ties still present. Very Good, boards rubbed, especially at corners, and moderately soiled. Internally with light soiling to edges of plates, stamp of "The Whitman Studios"… Read more
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cover of Farbige Decorationen vom XV-XIX Jarhhundert; Erst Und Zweiter Band (Two Volumes)

Farbige Decorationen vom XV-XIX Jarhhundert; Erst Und Zweiter Band (Two Volumes)

by Ewald, Ernst

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Published
1889
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$3,750.00

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Berlin: Verlag von Ernst Wasmuth, 1889. SCARCE with both volumes present and complete. A two volume set, Vol. I published 1889, Volume II, 1896. In original publisher's quarter cloth spine over paper covered boards, complete with ribbon ties. The portfolios Very Good, Vol. I boards soiling and showing some wear Vol. II small tears with small holes… Read more
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cover of A Collection of Five Fabulous California Mid-Century Architectural Drawings

A Collection of Five Fabulous California Mid-Century Architectural Drawings

by A. Carlson; Tennant; P.E.T. (Artists)

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Published
1966
Condition
Fine
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$500.00

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California: QRS Corporation (?), 1966. A collection of 5 architectural drawings, all bearing logo of "QRS Corporation", four measuring 14 1/2" x 20" and the fifth, 16" x 20". Pen and ink with watercolor and marker on textured drawing boards with taped edges. Three have drawings for different concepts for Carnation Ice Cream Fountain - Lunch, each signed Tennant… Read more
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cover of DESIGN THIS DAY The Technique of Order in the Machine Age

DESIGN THIS DAY The Technique of Order in the Machine Age

by Teague, Walter Dorwin

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Published
1940
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$300.00

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New York: Harcourt Brace & Co., 1940. Near Fine, slight spine lean, in a Very Good SCARCE dust jacket, small chips and creases at top and bottom edges. Jacket photograph by Paul Kramer, illustrated with numerous black and white photographs. An important mid-century work on design and architecture, uncommon in collectible condition. . First Edition. Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good. Wide… Read more
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cover of [MINIATURE] USEFUL INFORMATION FOR BUSINESS MEN, MECHANICS AND ENGINEERS.

[MINIATURE] USEFUL INFORMATION FOR BUSINESS MEN, MECHANICS AND ENGINEERS.

by No Author ( C.C. Briggs)

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Published
1878
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Third Edition
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$500.00

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Pittsburgh, PA: Jones & Laughlins Steel , 1878. The RARE Third Edition, 1878. A true miniature, 4.1275 cm x 6.35 cm, bound in flexible leather tooled in gilt front cover, tooled in blind rear, all edges gilt, no slipcase present. Very Good, rubbing to covers, especially at joints, faint pencil notations end pages. (1), 279 pp., Index paginated a-k,… Read more
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cover of Radford's Portfolio of Plans. A Standard Collection of New and Original Designs for Houses, Bungalows, Store and Flat Buildings, Apartment Houses, Banks, Churches, Schoolhouses, Barns, Outbuildings Etc., Together with Estimates of Cost. Over 300 Designs

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Chicago & New York : The Radford Architectural Co., 1909. Illustrated, 316 pp. + 4 pp. Index with costs for plans. Very Good, rubbing to boards at edges, 1" diameter ink stain front end page. Half crushed red morocco over marbled boards, gilt stamped title at spine. A quite lovely copy of a rather uncommon book. . First Edition. Half… Read more
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cover of Promotional Poster: USONIA Frank Lloyd Wright's Design for America

Promotional Poster: USONIA Frank Lloyd Wright's Design for America

by Rosenbaum, Alvin; Foreword by Frederick Gutheim

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Published
1993
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Printing
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$250.00

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No Place: The Preservation Press , 1993. Publisher's promotional poster, 34"w x 22"h, featuring a black and white photograph by G.E. Kidder Smith (1940) showing the interior of Wright's Rosenbaum House, Florence, Alabama. The poster is Near Fine, a few faint creases. A SCARCE Wright ephemeral piece, distributed in limited numbers at the ABA trade show in 1993. Well suited… Read more
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cover of Promotional Poster for: FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT The Masterworks

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New York (1999): Rizzoli Publisher's promotional poster, no date (1999), featuring a Paul Rocheleau color photograph of Falling Waters, the famous Wright-designed home in Mill Run, Pa. Near Fine, faint creases in margins. A lovely poster, highly suited for framing. All posters shipped loosely rolled in a mailing tubs. . Poster. 20" x 30".
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cover of Promotional Poster for AMERICAN ART DECO

Promotional Poster for AMERICAN ART DECO

by Duncan, Alastair

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Near Fine
Edition
First Printing
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No Place: Harry N. Abrams Original publisher's promotional poster, 20 1/2" w x 30 3/4" h, for the book published 1986, the poster with same great Art Deco artwork as the original dust jacket. Near Fine, faint creasing. An uncommon poster, well suited for framing, distributed in short supply at the ABA trade show in 1986. All posters… Read more
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cover of Museum of Fine Arts Bulletin, Special Number: The New Museum , Vol. IV, No.27, June, 1907

Museum of Fine Arts Bulletin, Special Number: The New Museum , Vol. IV, No.27, June, 1907

by Museum of Fine Arts, Copley Square, Boston

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Published
1907
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$150.00

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Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 1907. SIGNEDat bottom front wrapper -"Compliments of ( ? ) Contractor". RARE, Worldcat lists only 2 institutional holdings. Paginated 27-47, with several drawings and a map of Boston showing area of new museum. Very Good, wrappers soiled, particularly along top edge front wrapper, pp. 33-40 loose from staples. . SIGNED. First Edition. Stapled Folder.… Read more
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cover of Colonial Mexico, Volume 1, No. 1

Colonial Mexico, Volume 1, No. 1

by Francisco Gonzalez Montero, Editor

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Published
1933
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$75.00

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Mexico City : Arte Mexicano, 1933. SCARCE. Very Good, vertical crease to front wrapper, light soiling rear wrapper. 47 pp. with 11 prints of watercolors of important architectural sites by Ignacio Gonzalez Mermosilla, The English language version, by George Godoy. . First Edition. Pictorial Printed Wrappers. Very Good/No Jacket, As Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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cover of Furniture Forum, Vol.1, No.2 - Spring, 1949

Furniture Forum, Vol.1, No.2 - Spring, 1949

by Hollis Christensen, Editor ( Beatrice Wood, Isamu Noguchi, George Nakashima, Herman Miller et al. )

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Published
1949
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$400.00

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Los Angeles: Hollis Christensen, 1949. SCARCE iconic mid-century design journal. Very Good, 1" tear to wrappers top edge at spine, light soiling to wrappers, a few pages with small bottom or top corner creases. Unpaginated, 32 pp. divided into sections on Furniture, Lighting, Accessories, and Interiors. With 1 pp. essay titled "Potters and Craftsmen" by Beatrice Wood and 2 pp.… Read more
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cover of The Colonial Architecture of Philadelphia

The Colonial Architecture of Philadelphia

by Frank Cousins and Phil M. Riley

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Published
1920
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Limited and Numbered First Edition
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$100.00

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Boston: Little, Brown, & Company, 1920. #172 of a limited edition of 975 copies. Very Good, paper label at spine a bit rubbed and with small chips top edge, light rubbing to cloth at tips. Contents are clean, tight, and unmarked. Top edge gilt. Illustrated with 95 black and white photographs. Uncommon in collectible condition. . Limited and Numbered First… Read more
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cover of Souvenir of Wacker Drive Chicago

Souvenir of Wacker Drive Chicago

by Mid-Continent Construction Co.

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Published
1926
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$100.00

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Chicago: Mid-Continent Construction Co., 1926. RARE. Souvenir celebrating the completion of the construction of Wacker Drive, started 1924, completed 1926. Very Good, wrappers separating at spine 3" top and bottom, chips at corners of front wrappers. 16 pp. with several black and white photographs. . First Edition. Magazine. Very Good/No Jacket, As Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.… Read more
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cover of Early Religious Architecture of America

Early Religious Architecture of America

by Cleveland Hydraulic-Press Brick Company

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Published
1898
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$250.00

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Cleveland: Cleveland Hydraulic-Press Brick Company, 1898. RARE early pictorial survey of Calfornian, New Mexican and Mexican Spanish Mission architecture. With 24 spectacular full page black and white photographs and 8 pages consisting of title page, 6 pages unsigned text and concluding page with information on The Cleveland Hydraulic-Press Brick Company. Photographs signed Franklin Co. Eng. Chi.(cago). Very Good, in… Read more
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cover of Lighting in Architecture; Light and Color as Stereoplastic Elements

Lighting in Architecture; Light and Color as Stereoplastic Elements

by Dr. Walter Kohler and Wassili Lockhardt

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Published
1959
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First English Language Edition
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$125.00

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New York: Reinhold Publishing Corporation, 1959. Originally published in Germany in 1956. Near Fine, small bump top edge at spine, in a Very Good dust jacket, small tears and creases and light edge wear. A classic of midcentury architecture, profusely illustrated with photographs in color and black and white. . First English Language Edition . Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good. 4to… Read more
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