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J. Mayer H.

by Design - J. Mayer H.

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Published
2009
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition
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$50.00

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Ostfildern: Hatje Cantz, 2009. First edition. Hardcover. Fine. Hardbound quarto. Issued without dustwrapper. 237 pp. Edited by Henry Urbach and Cristina Steingraber. With essays by Stephen Hartmann, John Paul Ricco and others. Illustrated in color. A glorious monograph on this design firm. Fine.
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Weekend and Country Houses / Ferien und Landhauser

by Architecture - Artaria, Paul

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Derringer Books
Published
1947
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First edition
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$45.00

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Zurich: Verlag Fur Architektur Erlenbach, 1947. First edition. Cloth. Very Good. Small clothbound quarto. 176 pp. Text in both German and English. Illustrated with numerous black and white photographs of country houses designed by such famous architects as Kurt Dubbers, Hans Volkart, Le Corbusier and many more. Small previous ownership sticker on the front… Read more
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Royal Tombs of Sipan

by Alva, Walter and Christopher B. Donnan

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Derringer Books
Published
1993
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First edition
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$45.00

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Los Angeles: Fowler Museum of Cultural History, 1993. First edition. Cloth. Near Fine/near fine. Clothbound quarto in dustwrapper. 229 pp. Illustrated in both color and black and white. A fascinating book on these royal tombs in Peru. A near fine copy in black cloth binding in unclipped dustwrapper.
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The Renaissance Italic Handwriting Books (Five Slender Volumes)

by Calligraphy - Worthy, W.

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Derringer Books
Published
1954
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First edition
Item Price
$135.00

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London: Chatto & Windus, 1954. First edition. Paperback. Very Good. Five volume set of books on calligraphy. Books I, 2, 3, 4 and Teacher's Book. Five staplebound slender volumes ( 6 1/2 x 8" tall). All in very good condition.
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$135.00
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La Sedia Italiana / The Italian Chair

by Furniture Design - Guenzi, Carlo, Designer

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Derringer Books
Published
1983
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First edition
Item Price
$75.00

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Roma: Istituto Nazionale per Il Commercio Estero, 1983. First edition. Paperback. Very Good. Paperbound quarto with French flaps. 213 pp. Text in both Italian and English. Illustrated mostly in black and white. A very good copy. Uncommon.
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Lions & Eagles & Bulls - Early American Tavern & Inn Signs (Inscribed by Schoelwer and Signed by 5 of the Contributors)

by Signs - Schoelwer, Susan P., Editor

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Derringer Books
Published
2000
Condition
Very Good +
Edition
First edition
Item Price
$100.00

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Hartford and Princeton: Connecticut Historical Society and Princeton University Press, 2000. First edition. Paperback. Very Good +. Thick paperbound quarto. 279 pp. Illustrated in both color and black and white. A well-researched book on historic tavern and inn signs with essays by Philip D. Zimmerman, Sandra L. Webber and several others. A sound very… Read more
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$100.00
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Crowland (Inscribed)

by British Architecture - Duff, Louis Blake

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Derringer Books
Published
1928
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First edition
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$100.00

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Welland, Canada: The Baskerville Press, 1928. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Quarter cloth over boards. Hardbound quarto. 60 pp. With illustrations. Published as A Baskerville Press Quarto No. V. A clean very good copy lacking the rare dustwrapper. This copy has been INSCRIBED by the author and dated in 1931.
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$100.00
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Jack Lenor Larsen: 30 Years of Creative Textiles

by Textiles - Larsen, Jack Lenor

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Derringer Books
Published
1981
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First edition
Item Price
$40.00

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Paris: Musee des Arts Decoratifs, 1981. First edition. Paperback. Very Good. 8" square paperbound volume. Unpaginated. Text in both French and English by Francois Mathey and others. Prior owner name to the first page, else a sound very good copy. Illustrated in color.
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Racecourse Architecture

by Architecture - Roberts, Paul and Isabelle Taylor

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Derringer Books
Published
2013
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition
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$30.00

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New York: Acanthus Press, 2013. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/fine. Oblong hardbound quarto in dustwrapper. 271 pp. A fine, as-new copy, still in shrinkwrap. Large and heavy volume.
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$30.00
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Jourdain

by Design - Barre-Despond, Arlette and Suzanne Tise (Frantz, Francis and Frantz-Philippe Jourdain)

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Derringer Books
Published
1991
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First American edition
Item Price
$65.00

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New York: Rizzoli, 1991. First American edition. Cloth. Near Fine/near fine. Tall, thick clothbound quarto in dustwrapper. 414 pp. A dense illustrated study of the Jourdain family of designers. A handsome near fine copy in dustwrapper. Very large and heavy book. Additional shipping charges may apply.
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Early Connecticut Meetinghouses (Two Volumes); Being an Account of the Church Edifices Buily before 1830 Based Chiefly upon Town and Parish Records

by Connecticut Architecture - Kelly, J. Frederick

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Derringer Books
Published
1948
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First edition
Item Price
$225.00

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New York: Columbia University Press, 1948. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. Tall hardbound quartos. Two volume set. 332 and 360 pp, respectively. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Very handsome set of books marred only by a neat handwritten name/date on the inside front pastedowns of each volume. No slipcase with this set.… Read more
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$225.00
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The Imperial Style: Fashions of the Hapsburg Era

by Fashion - Vreeland, Diana, Introducer

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Derringer Books
Published
1980
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First edition
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$50.00

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New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1980. First edition. Cloth. Near Fine/near fine. Clothbound quarto in dustwrapper. 166 pp. Introduction by Diana Vreeland. With essays by Joseph Wechsberg, Helga Kessler and Dora Heinz among others. Book contains 130 illustrations of which 43 are in color. A near fine copy in burgundy cloth covers… Read more
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Windows At Tiffany'S - The Art of Gene Moore

by Design - Moore, Gene

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Derringer Books
Published
1980
Condition
Very Good +
Edition
First edition
Item Price
$42.50

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New York: Harry Abrams, 1980. First edition. Cloth. Very Good +/very good +. Very tall clothbound book in dustwrapper. 224 pp. With text by Judith Goldman and commentary by the artist. Book includes 213 illustrations of which 65 plates are in color. Prior owner inscription, else a handsome near fine clothbound book in lightly used… Read more
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Mask of Medusa: Works, 1947 - 1983

by Architecture - Hejduk, John

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Derringer Books
Published
1985
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition
Item Price
$750.00

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New York: Rizzoli International, 1985. First edition. Cloth. Fine/near fine. Clothbound quarto in dustwrapper. 463 pp. Important monograph at this American artist and architect. Edited by Kim Shkapich and with an introduction by Daniel Libeslind. A handsome fine copy in cloth covers in a near fine unclipped dustwrapper with a small sticker shadow and… Read more
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$750.00
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1987 - 1998 OMA / REM KOOLHAAS

by Architecture - Koolhaas, Rem

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Published
1998
Condition
Very Good +
Edition
Revised
Item Price
$300.00

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Madrid: El Croquis Books, 1998. Revised. Cloth. Very Good +/very good. Folio size hardbound volume in dustwrapper (over 13" tall). 431 pp. Massive retrospective put on in Madrid circa 1998. Text in Spanish and English by Alejandro Zaera and others. This is the revised omnibus edition. Profusely illustrated. Very small indentation to… Read more
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$300.00
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Pioneers of Soviet Architecture

by Architecture - Selim O. Khan-Magomedov

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Derringer Books
Published
1987
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First American edition
Item Price
$150.00

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New York: Rizzoli, 1987. First American edition. Cloth. Very Good/very good. Thick clothbound quarto in dustwrapper. 618 pp. First American edition. Book includes a whopping 1,544 illustrations. A comprehensive account of the years 1917 - 32 by this well known Russian historian. Light moisture stain to a portion of the front panel. … Read more
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$150.00
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Living Architecture #1

by Architecture - Per Nagel, Editor-in-Chief

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Derringer Books
Published
1983
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First edition
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$25.00

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Denmark: Living Architecture, 1983. First edition. Paperback. Near Fine. Glossy paperbound quarto. 134 pp. The first issue of this architecture and design magazine from Denmark. Text in English. A near fine example.
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Old Pewter Its Makers and Marks in England, Scotland and Ireland

by Pewter - Cotterell, Howard Herschel

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Derringer Books
Published
1963
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Second printing
Item Price
$75.00

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Rutland: Charles E. Tuttle Company, 1963. Second printing. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. Thick hardbound quarto in dustwrapper. 432 numbered pages followed by several plates in fold-out paper sleeves. Stated second printing of the Tuttle edition. First published in 1929. An excellent reference work. A very good copy in somewhat worn dustwrapper clipped at… Read more
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K/R Projects/Writings/Buildings

by Architecture - Riley, Terence

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Derringer Books
Published
2007
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition
Item Price
$25.00

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New York: Ten Thousand One, 2007. First edition. Hardcover. Fine. Tall hardbound octavo. Issued without dustwrapper. 160 pp. Introduction by John Keenan. Essays by Terrence Riley. Photo essay by Tim Davis. Fine copy.
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Historic Houses of Early America

by Architecture - Lathrop, Elise

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Derringer Books
Published
1927
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First edition
Item Price
$60.00

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New York: Tudor Publishing, 1927. First edition. Cloth. Near Fine/very good. Large, thick clothbound quarto in dustwrapper. 464 pp. Illustrated with numerous black and white photographs. While not an especially uncommon title, this copy is a stand-out for condition with only some light wear to the preliminary pages. Cloth covers are clean and unmarked… Read more
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$60.00