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Twentieth Century Houses (Architecture 3) Frank Lloyd Wright (Fallingwater); Alvar Aalto (Villa Mairea); Charles and Ray Eames (Eames House)
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Twentieth Century Houses (Architecture 3) Frank Lloyd Wright (Fallingwater); Alvar Aalto (Villa Mairea); Charles and Ray Eames (Eames House)

By McCarter, Robert

London: Phaidon Press, 1999. (UK) Presumed 1st edition. No markings, remnant of label on back cover, Very Good; no dust jacket possibly as published. Boards, with grey spine, 182pp, full-page colour photos augmented by B&W photos; architectural design drawings and details, fully explain the genius and design of these three iconic houses. A heavy book. (4.9 JM . 1st. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12".

$22.49

ANT FARM: LIVING ARCHIVE 7, Allegorical Time Wrap; the Media Fallout of July 21, 1969 Plus the Complete Antfarm Timeline
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ANT FARM: LIVING ARCHIVE 7, Allegorical Time Wrap; the Media Fallout of July 21, 1969 Plus the Complete Antfarm Timeline

By Scott, Felicity

Barcelona / New York: ACTAR, Columbia GSAPP, 2008. (SPN) Presumed 1st eidtion, No markings, Fine in Near Fine dust jacket with a bit of rubbing to panels. Wraps, 18pp, colour and B&W illus and photos. The Ant Farm architects produced experimental works on the "fringe of architecture" (1968-1978) and were influential video artists. Felicity D. Scott is Assistant Professor of Architecture at Columbia University and a founding editor of Grey Room. A heavy book, (2.7 JM FO 31/1. 1st. Paperback. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$19.49

Pacific Northwest Homes: Amazing Residences by Leading Home Design & Building Professionals
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Pacific Northwest Homes: Amazing Residences by Leading Home Design & Building Professionals

By Tate, Lori, Editor

Dallas TX: Panache Partners LLC, 2017. (USA) Stated first printing. No markings, Fine, as New in Fine dust jacket. Boards, 352pp, index, lots of colour photos throughout of amazing residences by leading home design and building professionals. A heavy book. (6.0 JM FO 58/0. 1st. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

$37.49

Eighteenth Century Furniture (Centuries of Style)

By Millidge, Judith, Editor

UK: Grange Books, 1999. (UK) Presumed 1st edition. No markings, Fine in price-clipped Near Fine dust jacket. Glossy boards, 64pp, colour photos throughout show pieces of 18th century (mostly English) furniture. (1.3 JM FO 0/6. 1st. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$7.50

Living in Tuscany
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Living in Tuscany

By Castellucci, Leonardo

London: Seven Dials, 2000. (UK) 1st paperback edition. No markings, slight fading to spine of book, Near Fine. Wraps with flaps, 235pp, colour photos of 25 splendid homes and villas in Italy's Tusan region. A heavy book (3.1 JM FO 29/3. 1st. Paperback. Near Fine. Illus. by Scarfiotti, Gian Luigi. 4to - over 9¾" - 12".

$15.00

Richter Et Dahl Rocha (Contemporary World Architects)
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Richter Et Dahl Rocha (Contemporary World Architects)

By Ojeda, Oscar Riera, Compiled By; Richter Et Dahl Rocha Bureau D'Architectes

Gloucester MA: Rockport Publishers, 2000. (USA) 1st printing. No markings, Fine. Wraps, 156pp, colour photos; plans and drawings. Richter Dahl Rocha & Associés architectes SA, based in Lausanne RDR currently employs 80 collaborators, working on architectural projects, from preliminary architectural studies to construction field management. The firm’s design team, RDR design SA, specializes in interior design, furnishings, visual communication, and corporate identity. (1.9 JM ITX08. 1st. Paperback. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$11.24

The Life And Works Of Frank Lloyd Wright

By Maria Costantino

London: PrC Publishing Ltd., 1998. (USA) 1st eidtion. No markings, Fine in Near Fine dust jacket with edges not quite crisp. Glossy boards, 176pp, index, B&W photos; over 200 large colour photos of Wright's buidlings taken by Simon Gray. A heavy book. (3.9 JM FO 31/0. 1st. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12".

$17.99

Bernard Tschumi/Zenith de Rouen: Source Books in Architecture
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Bernard Tschumi/Zenith de Rouen: Source Books in Architecture

By Gannon, Todd ; Kipnis, Jeffrey Edtiors

NY: Princeton Architectural Press, 2003. (USA) 1st printing, No markings, soft crease to cover, Very Good. Wraps, 160pp, drawings, colour photos. The intensity and timelessness ofBernard Tschumi/Zenith de Rouen provides a detailed presentation of Bernard Tschumi's recently completed concert hall and exhibition complex in Rouen, France. (1.8 JM FO 18/4. 1st. Paperback. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$11.24

Works on the facade of St. Peter's Basilica in the Years 1985-1986 By the Revernda Fabbrica Di San Pietro Through the Generosity of the Order of the Knights of Columbua

By Sperandio, A.; Zander, G.; Zappa, G.

Rome: Vatican Polyglot Press, 1989. (VAT) Presumed 1st edition. No markings, Fine in Fine dust jacket. Cloth with gold titles, 128pp, colour and B&W photos; line drawings. This work utlines the restoration work to the Facade and to the statuary of St. Peter's Basilica in Rome. The two clocks and the rion gates were also retsored. There is a visual inventory and discussion of technical solutions. A heavy book. (2.7 JM FO 29/4. 1st. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12".

$14.99

MARK HAMPTON ON DECORATING
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MARK HAMPTON ON DECORATING

By HAMPTON, Mark; Edited By Elaine Greene

NY: Conde Nast Publications, 1989. (USA) 2nd printing of first edition. No markings, Fine in unclipped Near Fine dust jacket with crease to front and to the rear flaps. Square format , patterned bds, 251pp. Author's watercolour illus of his own designs. Hampton attended the London School of Economics and holds a master's degree from New York University's Institute of Fine Arts. He apprenticed with David Hicks and Mrs. Henry Parrish. This is his first book. A heavy book. (2.8 JM FO 15/6. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$14.99

Divisible by 2 (Chicago Institute for Architecture and Urbanism Books)
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Divisible by 2 (Chicago Institute for Architecture and Urbanism Books)

By John Whiteman

Cambridge / London: MIT Press, 1990. *USA) Presumed 1st edition, No markings, Fine. Wraps, 61pp, B&W illus and photos. This book investigates questions of embodiment, signification, visual perception and physical experience developed in a square pavilion that was erected in Austria as part of the Geburt einer Haupstadt (Birth of a Capital) exhibition. Integrating the text with images and drawings of the building, Divisible by 2 reveals the project's philosophical concerns and explains the design processes. (1.33 JM fo 43/2. 1st. Paperback. Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12".

$14.96

Rem Koolhaas / OMA , Architecture 1970-1990

By Lucan, Jacques

NY: Princeton Architectural Press, 1991. (USA) 3rd printing. Owner's name, no othe rmarkigns, small crease to corner of back cover, spine crease, Very Good. Wraps, 172pp, bibliography. colour and B&W drawings and photos. Koolhaas is the founding partner of OMA, and of its research-oriented counterpart AMO based in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. In 2005, he co-founded Volume Magazine together with Mark Wigley and Ole Bouman. A heavy book, (2.4 JM LVR 201/4. Paperback. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12".

$56.24

Piano: Renzo Piano Building Workshop 1966 to Today

By Jodidio, Philip

Koln: Taschen, 2008. (GER) updated 2nd (?) edition, No markings, Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket with 3" closed tear to lower edge of frotn flap fold; Dj is in mylar sleeve. Boards, 528pp, colour photos and drawings. This stunning monograph, illustrated by photographs, sketches, and plans, covers Pianos career to date. The updated publication includes new photographs of projects completed since the previous edition, such as his The New York Times Building in New York, the Zentrum Paul Klee in Bern, Switzerland, The Morgan Library in New York, as well as some sneak peeks at his current projects, including the 66-story London Bridge Tower, which is set to be Europes tallest building. Renzo Piano is an Italian architect. His notable buildings include the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris, The Shard in London, and the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York City and Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center in Athens. He won the Pritzker Architecture Prize in 1998. A heavy book. (7.0 JM LVR 205/3. 2nd. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12".

$37.49

Ethik Des Bauens: The Ethics of Building (German and English Edition)
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Ethik Des Bauens: The Ethics of Building (German and English Edition)

By Botta, Mario

Berlin: Birkhäuser Basel, 1997. (GER) 1st printing. No markings, Fine. Wraps, 184pp, B&W drawings. The Italain architect, Mario Botta, writes about his design process. The text is in German and in English. (1.33 JM FO 43/2. 1st. Paperback. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$10.49

Chapelle Du Rosaire Des Dominicaines De Vence Par Henri Matisse

By Matisse, Henri

Vence: La Chapelle Du Rosaires De Vence, 1996. (FR)_ Presumed 1st edition, No markings, slight fading to yellow colour of the spine, otherwise Very Good. Wraps, no page numbers [62]pp. Colour photos of the stain glass and vestment designs, with B&W drawings fot this chapell in southern France.. The text is in French. (1.3 JM FO 43/2. 1st. Paperback. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$8.99

Strategies in Architectural Thinking (Chicago Institute for Architecture and Urbanism Books)

By Whiteman, Jhn; Kipnis, Jeffrey; Burdett, Richard, Editors

Cambridge / London: The MIT Press, 1992. (USA) Presumed 1st printing. No markigns, Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket with a touch of rubbing to the head of the spine panel. Boards, 256pp, B&W illus. These article are drawn from conference on architectural theory held in Chicago in 1988. Architecural gener philoophy; Minor architectural possibilities; Intimacy and spectacle: the interior of Loss; A homage to Chares Eames; The posthumanist theory of Ludwig Hilberseimer; The burdens of linearity; Forms of irrationality; Frnaj Llyod Wright at the Midway, Chicago, 1893; The translation of architecture; etc. A heavy book. (2.7 JM LVR 205/1. 1st. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$36.71

In a Chinese Garden: The Art and Architecture of the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden

By Keswick, Maggie;Oberlander, Judy;Wai, Jo

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada: Raincoast Books, 1990. (CAD) Presumed First Edition No markings, Fine. Wraps with flaps, 64pp. Colour and B&W photos, plans. This book explains the design concepts and planning for the only full-sized classical Chinese garden outside of China. The garden is located in Vancouver BC. (1.5 JM ITF01. Paperback. Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12".

$10.49

Factory (Objekt  Series)
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Factory (Objekt Series)

By Darley, Gillian

London: Reaktion Books, 2003. (UK) 1st edition. No markings, Fine. Wraps, 224pp, index, colour and B&W photos. This book examines factory buildings as image, as icon, as innovator and as laboratory. (1.8 JM FO 4/0. 1st. Paperback. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$9.74

The Fellowship: The Untold Story of Frank Lloyd Wright and the Taliesin Fellowship
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The Fellowship: The Untold Story of Frank Lloyd Wright and the Taliesin Fellowship

By Friedland, Roger ; Harold Zellman

NY: Regan Books, 2006. (USA) 1st printing. Remainder mark to bottom edge of pages, no other markigns, Fine in FIne dust jacket. Boards, xii, 689pp, index, B&W photos; colour plates. THis book reveals, that Wright's Wisconsin estate gave rise to one of the most fascinating and provocative experiments in American cultural history: the Taliesin Fellowship, an extraordinary architectural colony where Wright trained hundreds of devoted apprentices, while using them as the de facto architectural practice where all of his late masterpieces--Fallingwater, Johnson Wax, the Guggenheim Museum--were born. The Fellowship draws on hundreds of new and unpublished interviews, along with countless unseen documents from the Wright archives, to create a captivating portrait of Taliesin and the three mercurial figures at its center: Wright, his imperious wife Olgivanna Hinzenberg, and her spiritual master, the Greek-Armenian mystic Georgi Gurdjieff.A heavy book. (2.9 JM FO 49/5. 1st. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾". Remainder.

$14.24

SACRED PLACES, British Columbia's Early Churches

By DOWNS, Barry

Vancouver: Douglas & McIntyre, 1980. (cad) Square 4to, green yellow boards, red endpapers, 175pp, index, biblio. 40 superb photos; 70 B&W full-page photos of churches; archival photos of early churches built in Brtish Columbia's early days. The author is a practicising Vancouver architect. A handsome book. Fine in complete Fine(-) Dj. (2.7 FO 31/3. 1st. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$13.11

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