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The Mansions of Virginia. 1706-1776
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The Mansions of Virginia. 1706-1776

By Waterman, Thomas Tileston

Bonanza Books, 1945. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. Unmarked text. Chipping and tears on dust jacket. More than 350 photographs and plans. 456p. Measures 7.25x10.5 inches. Topics include English antecedents, the Georgian Period, mouldings, and more. Bibliography. Glossary. Index.

$18.00

Signorelli's Orvieto Frescoes: A Guide to the Capella Nuova of Orvieto Cathedral
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Signorelli's Orvieto Frescoes: A Guide to the Capella Nuova of Orvieto Cathedral

By McLellan, Dugald

Opera del Duomo di Orvieto, 2000. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked. Beautiful color plates. Orvieto Cathedral is a large 14th-century Roman Catholic cathedral dedicated to the Assumption of the Virgin Mary and situated in the town of Orvieto in Umbria, central Italy. The construction of the Cappella Nuova and Signorelli chapel was started in 1408 and completed in 1444. 78p.

$20.00

Kings of Infinite Space: Frank Lloyd Wright and Michael Graves (Revised, Enlarged Edition)
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Kings of Infinite Space: Frank Lloyd Wright and Michael Graves (Revised, Enlarged Edition)

By Jencks, Charles

St. Martin's Press, 1985. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked. Based on a BBC program. Charles Jencks debates with Michael Graves and Philip Johnson the merits of Pre-Modern and Post-Modern architecture. Color and black/white illustrations. 104p.

$12.00

The Classical Language of Architecture
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The Classical Language of Architecture

By Summerson, John

The MIT Press, 1966. Paperback. Good. Unmarked text. Bumped corner. Illustrated. In this book, the author's purpose is to set out as simply and vividly as possible the exact grammatical workings of this architectural language in the centuries since the Renaissance. 62p.

$12.00

The Architecture of Elegance: The Tradition of Charles Bullfinch and the Federal Savings Bank
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The Architecture of Elegance: The Tradition of Charles Bullfinch and the Federal Savings Bank

By Geller, L. D

The Pilgrim Society, 1976. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. Unmarked text. Unclipped dust jacket with some edge wear. Illustrated end papers. 38 black/white plates. 65p. Known as America’s first architect, Charles Bulfinch (1763-1844) defined the Federal style of architecture and the physical fabric of Boston.

$25.00

Josef Frank Arkitekt och Outsider
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Josef Frank Arkitekt och Outsider

By Judiska Museet

Stockholm: Judiska Museet, 2007. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked. Text in English and Swedish. Accompanied 29 mars-15 Oktober 2007 exhibition at Judiska Museet, Stockholm. Illustrated. 96p. Measures 8.25 square. Josef Frank (1885-1967) was an Austrian-born architect, artist, and designer who adopted Swedish citizenship in the latter half of his life. Together with Oskar Strnad, he created the Vienna School of Architecture, and its concept of Modern houses, housing and interiors.

$30.00

Le Portail du Jugement de Notre Dame de Paris
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Le Portail du Jugement de Notre Dame de Paris

By Le Rouzic, Chanoine

Imprime en France, 1964. Booklet (Saddle Stitched). Acceptable. Unmarked. Some aging on bottom. 10 pages with black and white illustrations, including a large foldout image. Measures 9.5x12.5 inches. Text in English and French. Notre-Dame is a medieval Catholic cathedral, widely considered to be one of the finest examples of French Gothic architecture.

$12.00

Helmut Jahn
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Helmut Jahn

By Miller, Nory

Rizzoli, 1986. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked text. Beautifully illustrated in color and black/white. Topics include buildings and projects, biography, buildings in progress, exhibitions collaborators, and more. Bibliography. 263p. Measures 10 inches square. Helmut Jahn (b. 1940) is a Chicago-based German-American architect, known for designs such as the Sony Center on the Potsdamer Platz in Berlin, Germany; the Messeturm in Frankfurt, Germany; and the Suvarnabhumi Airport in Bangkok, Thailand.

$15.00

Cathedral Architecture (Pitkin Pictorials)
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Cathedral Architecture (Pitkin Pictorials)

By Briggs, Martin S

Pitkin Pictorials, Ltd, 1974. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). Very Good. Unmarked text. Extensively illustrated in color and black/white. Includes diagrams and a glossary of architectural terms. 24p.

$12.00

The Pictorial Guide to Coventry Cathedral (Pitkin Pictorials)
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The Pictorial Guide to Coventry Cathedral (Pitkin Pictorials)

By Williams, H. C. N

Pitkin Pictorials Ltd, 1970. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). Very Good. Unmarked. Black marker triangle on front end page. Bumped corner. Illustrated in color and black/white. 24p. Measures 7x9 inches.

$12.00

Mazes (Shire Album 264)
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Mazes (Shire Album 264)

By Fisher, Adrian; Kingham, Diana

Shire, 1991. Booklet (Saddle Stitched). Very Good. Unmarked. Black and white illustrations. Ranges from ancient and medieval mazes to modern mazes. 32p. Measures 6x8.25 inches.

$12.00

Mosaics of the Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis
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Mosaics of the Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis

By McNamee, Maurice B

Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis, 1994. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). Very Good. Unmarked text. Color images. Photography by John Wm Nagel. The Saint Louis Cathedral is decorated with the largest collection of mosaics in any one building in the world. Topics include the art of mosaics, the iconography of the mosaics, the windows, and more. 56p. Measures 8.5x11 inches.

$30.00

Architectural photographs by Richard Nickel
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Architectural photographs by Richard Nickel

By Nickel, Richard

University of Illinois at Chicago Circle, 1973. Booklet (Saddle Stitched). Very Good. Unmarked. Foreword by Joseph Jachna. Introduction by M. W. Newman. 14p. Measures 8.5x11 inches. Includes 12 black and white images of buildings by Louis Sullivan and others. Nickel (1928-2973) was a Polish American architectural photographer and historical preservationist. Based in Chicago, he is best known for his efforts to preserve and document the buildings of architect Louis Sullivan, and the work of the architecture firm of Adler & Sullivan

$25.00

Architecture in Early New England
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Architecture in Early New England

By Cummings, Abbott Lowell

Old Sturbridge Village, Sturbridge, MA, 1984. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). Very Good. Unmarked. Illustrations of house plans, frames, roof forms, etc. Photographs. Suggested Reading. 40p.

$12.00

Masterworks in Wood: The Christian Tradition
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Masterworks in Wood: The Christian Tradition

By Portland Art Museum

University of Washington Press, 1983. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked. Illustrated. Accompanied an exhibition at the Portland Art Museum, November 12, 1975-January 4, 1976. Essay by Francis J. Newton. Measures 8.25x11.25.

$14.00

Victorian Bonanza: Victorian Architecture of the Rocky Mountain West
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Victorian Bonanza: Victorian Architecture of the Rocky Mountain West

By Warren, Scott and Beth

Northland, 1989. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked. Beautifully illustrated, with photographs by Scott Warren. Glossary. Bibliography. Index. Measures 10.5x9 inches. 142p. Defines various styles of Victorian architecture, including Greek Revival, Gothic Revival, Italianate, Second Empire, Queen Anne, and Romanesque Revival. Discusses how these typical styles were transplanted in the West and subsequently adapted to the often diverse and rigorous demands of the region. Includes a chapter on preservation.

$12.00

Architects' People
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Architects' People

By Ellis, Russell; Cuff, Dana (editors)

Oxford University Press, 1989. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. Unmarked text. Black and white illustrations. Fourteen essays that look at individual architects--among them Vitruvius. Wright, Esherick, and Eisenman--and their spoken and written images of social life, their design solutions, the nature and origins of architects' people, and architecturally related policy, politics, and movements. Authors include Robert Gutman, Lars Lerup, Johanna Drucker, Paul Groth, Roger Montgomery, and others

$12.00

Landscapes of Modernisation: Greek Architecture, 1960s and 1990s
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Landscapes of Modernisation: Greek Architecture, 1960s and 1990s

By Simeoforidis, Yorgos; Aesopos, Yannis (editors)

Metopolis Press, 1999. Hardcover. Good. Ex-library. Text appears unmarked. Paperback rebound as hardcover with label on cover and spine. Illustrated in black and white. 304p. Measures 8.5x10.5 inches. Published on the occasion of a traveling exhibition first presented at the Netherlands Architecture Institute, Rotterdam, February 5-March 21, 1999. Section of critical texts with Kenneth Frampton, Jean-Louis Cohen, Dimitris Philippides, Yannis Aesopos, etc. Topics in Work and Projects section include fluid transparencies, the urban realm, social infrastructure, preserving memory, and architects abroad. Appendix of post-war Greek architecture.

$165.00

Talmanac: Restoring the Auditorium
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Talmanac: Restoring the Auditorium

By Ball, Bill

Chicago: Talman Federal Savings & Loan, 1964. Booklet (Saddle Stitched). Good. Unmarked. Previous owner's label on first page. A few small spots inside. Primarily examines the history and then current plans to restore Chicago's huge Auditorium. The Auditorium Building in Chicago is one of the best-known designs of Louis Sullivan and Dankmar Adler. Completed in 1889. Illustrated. 32p. Measures 8.5x11 inches. Inlaid, stapled article on the Auditorium Theatre by Judy Bruce.

$14.00

Sacred Architecture (Issue 26, 2011)
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Sacred Architecture (Issue 26, 2011)

By Institute for Sacred Architecture

Institute for Sacred Architecture, 2011. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). Very Good. Unmarked text. Articles on the Chapel of Saint Rita in Great Britain by John Martin Robinson, the desire for beauty by Michael Enright, the economics of a cathedral by James Gillick, and more.

$16.00

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