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Joze Plecnik : Pruvodca Po Stavbach v Ceske Republice

By Lujkes, Zdenik & Podrazil, Jiri

Prague: Foibos Books, 2012. Guide to Buildings in the Czech Republic - a beautifully illustrated introduction to the architecture and designs of the Slovenian Architect Joze Plecnik (1872-1957) From 1918 onwards, he was the chief architect for the 1920 renovation of the Prague Castle. From 1920 until 1934. Plecnik completed a wide range of projects at the castle, including renovation of gardens and courtyards, the design and installation of monuments and sculptures, and the design of numerous new interior spaces, including the Plecnik Hall completed in 1930, which features three levels of abstracted Doric colonnades. His final work in Prague was the distinctive modernist Church of the Most Sacred Heart of Our Lord (Roman Catholic, 1929-32).104p.illus [col] maps. 1st CZECH EDITION. Softcover. As New.

$20.00

Typical commercial buildings of the ottomon classical period and the Ottoman construction System

By Cezar, Mustafa

Ankara: Türkiye Is Bankasi, 1983. Translation from Turkish into English by Ahmet Edip Uysal. A large format well ilustrated handsome volume on Ottoman architecture, focussing on important commercial buildings such as Arastas, Bazaars and Bedestens.315p. illus (col and B &W) maps- including large fold-outs, This book weighs 1.4 kg/3lbs 3oxz.. FirstThus.. Hardcover. As New/As New.

$225.00

Paestum Past and Present: Guide with Reconstruction of Ancient Monuments

By Greco, Emanuele

Roma/Rome: Vision S.R.L., 1999. "Monuments Past & Present series" Illustrations of the monuments today are overlaid with transparent sheets showing how they would have looked originally. The author is the Director of the Italian Archaeological School of Athens. 71p. illus.bibliography. First Thus.. Comb Binding/Plastic Cover. Fine.

$15.00

Georgian London

By Summerson,John

London: Barrie & Jenkins, 1978. New edition of a book on Georgian architecture in London, first pub 1945. ".this learned and lively book.It treats not only of Georgian architecture but of the whole problem of the growth of a city" HC.349p. illus.list of buildings. index. Condition V.Good/Good (dj spine slightly faded). 3rd.ed... Very Good/Very Good, Price Clipped.

$20.00

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

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