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Architektonikes Kai Poleodomikes Epemvaseis Sto Istoriki Kentro Tis Veroias

Demou Veroias: Demotiki Epicheirisi Topikes Politikes Koinonikes...Beroias, 1990. Describes and illustrates the vernacular architecture of Veria, and some of the restoration. 24p. illus. diagrs. maps. plans bibliography. [No copies in WorldCat]. 1st Greek Ed.. Softcover. Fine.

$50.00

Arkadiko Chorio: Techniko-oikonomiki Perigraphe

Demotiki Epicheirisi Poleodomias Kai Stegases, 1988. Folder containing typescripts and floor plans relating to suggested housing development in Arkadia, Peloponnese. [No copies in WorldCat]. 1st Greek Ed.. Portfolio. Fine.

$50.00

Classical Language of Architecture (World of Art)
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Classical Language of Architecture (World of Art)

By Summerson, John

Lonedon: Thames & Hudson, 1980. This book sets out 'as simply and as vividly as possible the exact grammatical workings of classical architecture'. It focuses on its expansion and use since the Renaissance. The chapters are: the essentials of classicism; the grammar of antiquity; 16th century linguistics; the rhetoric of the barque; the light of reason and of archaeology; classical into modern; glossary; notes on the literature of classical architecture.144p. illus bibliography.index. Bookplate of previus owner on ffep, else fine. Softcover. Near Fine.

$15.00

The Death and Life of Great American Cities
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The Death and Life of Great American Cities

By Jacobs, Jane

New York: Modern Library, 1993. Thirty years after its publication, The Death and Life of Great American Cities was described by The New York Times as "perhaps the most influential single work in the history of town planning....[It] can also be seen in a much larger context. It is first of all a work of literature; the descriptions of street life as a kind of ballet and the bitingly satiric account of traditional planning theory can still be read for pleasure even by those who long ago absorbed and appropriated the book's arguments." Jane Jacobs, an editor and writer on architecture in New York City in the early sixties, argued that urban diversity and vitality were being destroyed by powerful architects and city planners. Rigorous, sane, and delightfully epigrammatic, Jacobs's small masterpiece is a blueprint for the humanistic management of cities. It is sensible, knowledgeable, readable, indispensable. The author has written a new foreword for this Modern Library edition. Slightly dinged at foot of spine, else fine. Reissue. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good, Slight Chips.

$20.00

The Fall and Rise of the Stately Home
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The Fall and Rise of the Stately Home

By Mandler, Peter

New Haven: Yale University Press, 1997. Challenging the prevailing view of a modern English Culture besotted with its history and its aristocracy, Mandler portrays instead a continuously changing and modernizing society in which both popular and intellectual attitudes towards the aristocracy - and its stately homes - have veered from selective appreciation to ourtright hostility, and only recently to thoroughgoing admiration." 523p. illus bibliography.index NOTE :A heavy volume weighing 2lb. . 1st US Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.

$30.00

Robert Adam and Kedleston: The Making of a Neoclassical Masterpiece

By Harris, Leslie

London: National Trust, 1987. 1st UK Edition. Softcover. As New.

$30.00

Sinan
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Sinan

By Stratton, Arthur

New York: Scribners, 1971. "The biography of one of the world's greatest architects and a portrait of the golden age of the Ottoman Empire" 299p. illus bibliograpy index. 1st US Edition. Hardcover. Near Fiine/Very Good, Slight Chips.

$30.00

Wren's London

By de Mare, Eric

London: Folio Society, 1975. Beautifully printed and bound volume describing the transformation of Londonafter the Great Fire of 1666.. " De Mare explores the time before the fire ...the fire itself and the devastation it wrought, the realities of reconstruction, the fifty-one new churches built, by Wren, the new St Paul's Cathedral, and a final view of the city as it looked at Wren's death. 128p.Illustrated with contemporary pictures.including endpapers with plans of the city before and after the fire. [Would make a nice gift]. First Thus. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket.

$12.00

Blue Guide : Victorian Architecture in Britain

By Orbach, Julian

London: A & C Black, 1987. Formidably detailed guide, county by county, "to thousands of remarkable Victorian buildings throughout Great Britain, from a Gothic carpet factory in Glasgow to Manchester Town Hall with its pre-Raphaelite frescoes, the Italianate magnificence of Cliveden ...and the electic eccentricity of the Gaskell Memorial Tower and Coffee House in Knutsford. 622p. (+ 5 p maps) illus. indexes.(remainder mark). 1st UK Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine.

$20.00

Old Ontario Houses: Traditions in Local Architecture
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Old Ontario Houses: Traditions in Local Architecture

By Cruickshank, Tom

U.S.A.: Firefly Books, 2000. 1st Can Ed. Hardcover. As New/As New. Illus. by Photographs by John De Visser.

$27.50

Architecture Canada 2004 (Governor General's Medals in Architecture)
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Architecture Canada 2004 (Governor General's Medals in Architecture)

Halifax NS: Tuns Pr, 2004. Bi-lingual English and French texts. 116p. illus diagrs.. 1st Can Ed. Softcover. New.

$20.00

La chiesa di S. Sofia a Constantinopoli.[IN ITALIAN]

By Sanpaolesi, Piero

Roma/Rome: Officina Edizioni, 1978. The author was an Italian architect and engineer who was known for his method of studying monuments, careful analysis of construction techniques and his emphasis on the preservation of materials and his approach to the restoration of monuments. This book examines closely the structure of Aghia Sophia with many photographs showing structural details.n217p. plates diagrams bibliography, index . First Thus. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good, Slightly Scuffed.

$50.00

The Buildings of England :Hertfordshire

By Pevsner, Nikolaus

London: Penguin, 1952. Original Vintage Penguin paperback edition,. BE7 The seventh volume in the comprehensive series of books describing historic buildings in all the counties of England. Paper age toned, . 1st UK Ed.. Soft Cover. Very Good.

$15.00

The Buildings of England : Derbyshire

By Pevsner, Nikolaus

London: Penguin, 1953. Original Vintage Penguin paperback edition,. BE8 The eighth volume in the comprehensive series of books describing historic buildings in all the counties of England. Paper age toned, . 1st UK Ed.. Soft Cover. Very Good.

$15.00

The Buildings of England : South Devon

By Pevsner, Nikolaus

London: Penguin, 1952. Original Vintage Penguin paperback edition,. BE5 The fifth volume in the comprehensive series of books describing historic buildings in all the counties of England. Paper age toned, . 1st UK Ed.. Soft Cover. Very Good.

$15.00

Vilniaus pilys: Statyba ir Architektura

By Kitkauskas, Napoleonas

Latvia: Mokslas, 1989. 232p. illus [some col] bibliography. index. First Edition. Hardcover. As New/As New.

$65.00

How to Build a Cathedral

By Hislop, Malcolm

Toronto: Prospero Books / Indigo "Gothic cathedrals are monuments to God, witnesses to the historic power of the Church, and symbols of the faith of the thousands of believers who contributed to their creation. They are also astonishing feats of construction and engineering, from a period before steel-making, machine tools and computer simulation; breathtaking in their scale and grandeur even hundreds of years after the religious impulse that produced them has largely faded away. How to Build a Cathedral is a visual exploration of the building of these masterpieces, from the initial groundplan to the topping out of the spire. Illustrated throughout with beautiful engravings, it looks at each element of the structure in turn, explaining the process of construction and the methods that were used. At intervals though the book, special gatefold pages offer a detailed snapshot of the evolution of the building as it rises into the heavens. A 16-page colour section allows for appreciation of stained glass and decorative stonework. With text written by a leading architectural historian, How to Build a Cathedral is an illuminating portrait of the genius of the medieval architect" 224p. illus. glossary. index A nice Gift book.. 1st Can Ed. Decorative Hardcover. New/No Jacket as Issued.

$25.00

The Buildings of England : Essex

By Pevsner, Nikolaus

London: Penguin, 1954. Original vintage Penguin edition. BE I1 Volume eleven of the comprehensive "Buildings of England" series describing historic buildings in all the counties of England. . 1st UK Ed.. Softcover. Fine/Fine.

$25.00

Cathedral : The Story of Its Construction
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Cathedral : The Story of Its Construction

By Macaulay, David

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1973. "Text and detailed drawings follow the planning and construction of a magnificent Gothic cathedral in the imaginary French town of Chutreaux during the thirteenth century." Winner of 1978 Caldecott Honor . 80p. Illus (B & W) . Reprint. Soft Cover. Near Fine.

$10.00

Authentic Decor: The Domestic Interior 1620-1920
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Authentic Decor: The Domestic Interior 1620-1920

By Thornton, Peter

United Kingdom: Seven Dials, 2001. Large format,heavy volume A study of the Western interior and its decoration between 1620 and 1920. The scope of the book is international - from the Ukraine to Louisiana - and the homes portrayed encompass those of aristocrats and artists, of the "beau monde" and the bourgeoisie. The work is divided into six sections covering 50 year periods. Each has an introduction which discusses the prevailing tastes in architecture and furnishings, before moving through a series of illustrations. These range from designs for fireplaces, parquet flooring and window drapes to pictures of rooms - salons, studies, bedrooms, bathrooms - actually as they were lived in. For each image a commentary describes the important features and pinpoints the telling details that define each era's style. . French Wraps. As New.

$65.00

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