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image 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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Dale Steffey Books
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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image 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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Dale Steffey Books
Published
1878
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Third Edition
Item Price
$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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image 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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$175.00
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The Architecture of Gunnar Birkerts

by Kay Kaiser

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Dale Steffey Books
Published
1989
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781558350519
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$200.00

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Washington, D.C.: American Institute of Architects Press , 1989. SCARCE SIGNED and dated 1992 by the architect Gunnar Birkerts on the title page. First Printing, with complete number row. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket, light wear at fold tips. Illustrated with black and white and color photographs and scale drawings. 215 pp. . SIGNED. First Edition. Cloth. Fine/Near Fine.… Read more
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Fallingwater: Poster

by Wright, Frank Lloyd

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Dale Steffey Books
Published
1973
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Printing
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$125.00

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Mill Run, PA: Western Pennsylvania Conservancy, 1973. Frank Lloyd Wright, architect, designed for Edgar Kaufmann, Mill Run, PA, entrusted to the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy, photograph by Harold Corsini. A poster issued by the Conservancy for the 10th anniversary of the opening of Fallingwater. Near Fine, faint creases, 17" w x 22 3/4" h. Well suited for framing, will be shipped… Read more
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Promotional Poster: USONIA Frank Lloyd Wright's Design for America

by Rosenbaum, Alvin; Foreword by Frederick Gutheim

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Dale Steffey Books
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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image of Poster: Design for a Newspaper Kiosk ( Entwurf Fur Zeitlungskiosk, 1924 )

Poster: Design for a Newspaper Kiosk ( Entwurf Fur Zeitlungskiosk, 1924 )

by Herbert Bayer

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Published
2003
Condition
Near Fine
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$40.00

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Bonn: Bauhaus - Archiv, 2003. Great Bauhaus graphic design. Near Fine, faint creases. Well suited for framing, will be shipped loosely rolled in a mailing tube. . Poster. Near Fine. 23 3/8" x 33".
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Promotional Poster for: FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT The Masterworks

by Wright, Frank Lloyd

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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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Promotional Poster for AMERICAN ART DECO

by Duncan, Alastair

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Dale Steffey Books
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Printing
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$300.00

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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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image 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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Dale Steffey Books
Published
1907
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$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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Colonial Mexico, Volume 1, No. 1

by Francisco Gonzalez Montero, Editor

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Dale Steffey Books
Published
1933
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$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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image 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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Dale Steffey Books
Published
1949
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$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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$400.00
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The Colonial Architecture of Philadelphia

by Frank Cousins and Phil M. Riley

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Dale Steffey Books
Published
1920
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Limited and Numbered First Edition
Item Price
$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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$100.00
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Souvenir of Wacker Drive Chicago

by Mid-Continent Construction Co.

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Dale Steffey Books
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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Early Religious Architecture of America

by Cleveland Hydraulic-Press Brick Company

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Dale Steffey Books
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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image 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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Dale Steffey Books
Published
1959
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First English Language Edition
Item Price
$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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The Arts in Western Living; 1955 Exhibition The Los Angeles County Fair

by Introduction and Text By Arthur Millier

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Dale Steffey Books
Published
1955
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$300.00

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Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Fair Association, 1955. SCARCE, excellent resource book for mid-century modern California design, and uncommon in Fine condition. Unpaginated, 38 pp., featuring numerous black and white photographs displaying the works of 112 'designer-craftsmen'. . Short essay "The Designer-Craftsman" by Richard B. Petterson at last page. Furniture designers featured include Herman Miller, Sam Maloof, and Hans Wegner… Read more
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image of Vedute di Firenze. XXIV Vedute delle Principali Contrade, Piazze, Chiese, e Palazzi delle Città di Firenze

Vedute di Firenze. XXIV Vedute delle Principali Contrade, Piazze, Chiese, e Palazzi delle Città di Firenze

by Zocchi, Giuseppe

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Dale Steffey Books
Published
1984
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Limited and Numbered Edition
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$100.00

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Florence, Italy : Libreria Editrice Fiorentina, 1984. #27 of 500 copies printed. Near Fine, faint bottom corner crease rear wrapper. In a Near Fine plain cardboard slip case. XXIV Vedute delle Principali Contrade, Piazze, Chiese, e Palazzi delle Città di Firenze. Limited and Numbered Edition. Pictorial Printed Wrappers. Near Fine/No Jacket, As Issued. Folio - over 12" - 15"… Read more
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C-Forms Graphic Posters ( Set of 12 Posters )

by Chadwick, Don

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$250.00

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No Place: Herman Miller Furniture Company No Date, circa 1974, the year Herman Miller introduced Chadwick modular seating. A set of 12 grapic posters, designed to hang separately or as a group, each poster measuring 12" square, in pastel colors and with unused sticky tabs for hanging on back. Complete with square white sheet with explanatory details, this… Read more
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Genius and the Mobocracy

by Wright, Frank Lloyd

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Dale Steffey Books
Published
1949
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$175.00

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New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1949. First Edition stated on copyright page. Wright's intimate account of his personal and aesthetic relationship with architect Louis H. Sullivan, with 39 hitherto unpublished drawings by Sullivan. Fine in Very Good dust jacket, chips at spine tips (1/2" paper loss at head of spine), 2" chip along spine, rear panel soiled. .… Read more
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