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cover of RICHARD NEUTRA: Promise and Fulfillment, 1919-1932

RICHARD NEUTRA: Promise and Fulfillment, 1919-1932

by Neutra, Richard and Dione

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Published
1986
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Near fine
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First Edition
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9780809312283
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Carbondale and Edwardsville: Southern Illinois University Press, 1986. First Edition. Hardcover. Near fine/Very good. Inscribed by Dione Neutra on the front flyleaf. The correspondence between Richard and Dione Neutra recounts the difficult early years and the developing philoso­phy of a man who would change the look of architecture. But as Thomas S. Hines, Neutra's biographer, makes clear, the… Read more
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cover of MECHANIZATION TAKES COMMAND: A Contribution to Anonymous History

MECHANIZATION TAKES COMMAND: A Contribution to Anonymous History

by Giedion, Siegfried

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1970
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Very good
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New York: Oxford University Press, 1970. Hardcover. Very good/Very good. Third printing. A critical history of mechanization seen in its historical and sociological aspects, this seminal work is credited with establishing a new kind of historiography. Tall octavo: 743 p. with 501 illustrations. Original blue cloth-covered boards over a red cloth spine, with silver titles. A very good… Read more
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cover of THE VILLA IN THE LIFE OF RENAISSANCE ROME

THE VILLA IN THE LIFE OF RENAISSANCE ROME

by Coffin, David R.

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Published
1988
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Near fine
ISBN
9780691002798
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Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1988. Trade paperback. Near fine. Drawing on a wide variety of printed materials and previously unused sources, the author explores twenty of the most important residences built by dignitaries of Church and State. Early plans and drawings and a wealth of photographs aid him in reconstructing the leisure activity of the leaders of Renaissance… Read more
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cover of SYLVANUS MARSTON: Pasadena's Quintessential Architect

SYLVANUS MARSTON: Pasadena's Quintessential Architect

by Tuttle, Kathleen

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Published
2001
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Fine
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First Edition
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9780940512191
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Santa Monica: Hennessey + Ingalls, 2001. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Inscribed and dated by Kathleen Tuttle on the title page. Marston (1883-1946) was instrumental in establishing Pasadena, California as a winter resort and then as a thriving community. He and his firm designed nearly 1000 projects, many of which still survive, including cottages and additions to resort hotels,… Read more
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cover of ARCHITECTURAL ENSEMBLES OF ARMENIA, 8 c.B.C. - 19 A.D.

ARCHITECTURAL ENSEMBLES OF ARMENIA, 8 c.B.C. - 19 A.D.

by Khalpakhchian, O.Kh

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Published
1980
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Very good
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First Edition
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Moscow: Iskusstvo Publishers, 1980. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good. Illustrated survey of the architectural heritage of the Armenian people, examining the monuments forming 15 distinct ensembles. Quarto: 479 p. with numerous textual photographs, architectural plans, maps, etc. The folding insert is laid in. Original gray cloth binding, with gilt titles. Previous owner's ink stamp to the half-title, with… Read more
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cover of KEVIN ROCHE: Architecture as Environment

KEVIN ROCHE: Architecture as Environment

by Pelkonen, Eeva-Liisa

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2011
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Fine
ISBN
9780300152234
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New Haven: Yale University Press, 2011. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Pritzker Prize-winner Kevin Roche is one of the most critically acclaimed architects of the postwar era, distinguished for the pioneering urban structures he designed in the 1960s and 1970s, including the Oakland Museum of California and the Ford Foundation Headquarters in New York. In a career that has spanned more… Read more
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cover of PALLADIO'S VENICE: Architecture and Society in a Renaissance Republic

PALLADIO'S VENICE: Architecture and Society in a Renaissance Republic

by Cooper, Tracy E.

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Published
2005
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Fine
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First Edition
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9780300105827
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New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2005. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Celebrated Renaissance architect Andrea Palladio (1508-1580) devoted much of his career to the city of Venice. Famous for public buildings he had designed in his native Vicenza and country villas he had built for wealthy patricians there, he arrived in Venice in the mid-1550s confident of… Read more
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cover of THE PALLADIANS

THE PALLADIANS

by Harris, John

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Published
1982
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Near fine
ISBN
9780847804207
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New York: Rizzoli, 1982. Trade paperback. Near fine. Modern account of the group of English architects, including some of the greatest names of the age, who, as followers of Palladio, in turn helped to shape the course of English architecture during the early seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Oblong quarto. Original pictorial paper wrappers. A crisp and clean copy.… Read more
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THE DOME: A Study in the History of Ideas

by Smith, E. Baldwin

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Published
1971
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Fine
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Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1971. Hardcover. Fine. Reprint. Quarto. Original black cloth binding, with gilt titles. Issued without a dust jacket. A fine copy - as new, still sealed in the original shrink wrap.
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cover of IRON: Erecting the Walt Disney Concert Hall

IRON: Erecting the Walt Disney Concert Hall

by Garcetti, Gil

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Published
2002
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Fine
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First Edition
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9781890449155
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Los Angeles: Balcony Press, 2002. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Profusely illustrated with duotone photographs by the author, which are preceded with a foreword by Frank O. Gehry. Signed by Garcetti on the half-title. Quarto. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket.
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cover of SPANISH IRONWORK

SPANISH IRONWORK

by Byne, Arthur and Mildred Stapley

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Published
1915
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Very good
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First Edition
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New York: The Hispanic Society of America, 1915. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good. With 158 illustrations. Octavo. Original green cloth binding, with black titles. The ink stamp of Los Angeles architect Harold A. Edmondson and a tipped-in illustration of an iron door knocker appear on the front flyleaf. Some general edgewear to the boards, with a bit of… Read more
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cover of STAHLGESTALTUNG: Entwurfslehre des Kunstschmiedens

STAHLGESTALTUNG: Entwurfslehre des Kunstschmiedens

by Kuhn, Fritz

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Published
1956
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Near fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9783803050182
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Tubingen: Verlag Ernst Wasmuth, 1956. First Edition. Hardcover. Near fine/Very good. Text in German. Quarto. Original light blue cloth binding, with black titles. Internally crisp and clean. Light bumping to the tips, with some mild edgewear to the dust jacket.
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cover of DAS EISENWERK: Die Kunstformen des Schmiedeeisens vom Mittelalter bis zum Ausgang des 18. Jahrhunderts

DAS EISENWERK: Die Kunstformen des Schmiedeeisens vom Mittelalter bis zum Ausgang des 18. Jahrhunderts

by Hover, Otto

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Published
1961
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Near fine
Edition
First Edition
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Tubingen: Verlag Ernst Wasmuth, 1961. First Edition. Hardcover. Near fine/Near fine. Text in German. Quarto. Original green cloth binding, with gilt titles. Internally crisp and clean. Very light bumping to the corners and tips, with just a hint of rubbing to the dust jacket; else near fine.
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