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The Landmarks of New York

By Diamonstein, Barbaralee

New York: Harry N. Abrams Inc., 1988. 416pp. With message from then Mayor Edward Koch. Each entry illustrated with B&W photos. Includes maps of all New York City Historic Districts, List of Scenic and Interior Landmarks, List of sites proposed to landmarks Commission to date, and Index. Small stain on inside front hinge. Near Fine/Near Fine. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$25.00

The Pattern of English Building
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The Pattern of English Building

By Clifton-Taylor, Alec

London: Faber and Faber, 1972. 466 pp. Red cloth, spine title gilt on black label. Profusely illustrated with b&w photos. Very light thumb-soiling, light edge wear, otherwise clean & tight. Price-clipped dustjacket has edge wear with a 1" closed tear on back panel, remains of a paper label at tail of spine, small area of delamination. Oversize book: overseas customers please request a shipping quote, or anticipate a request for additional postage; the book will ship at cost. . Revised Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/GVG.

$75.00

Five California Architects

By McCoy, Esther

New York: Reinhold, 1960. viii, 200 pp. Black cloth, spine title stamped in white. Profusely illustrated with b&w photos and plans. A small amount of foxing to endpapers from a non-archival dustjacket wrapper. McCoy obit from a magazine laid-in. Price-clipped dustjacket has just a little edge wear. From the library of Cooper Milliken, architect, with his name/date on ffep. Milliken designed the current Old Town, Maine City Hall and worked with artist Vincent Hartgen on the design of his house. Architectural critic Philip Isaacson writes, "The residential work of Cooper Milliken is singularly poetic. Disregarding conventional forms, Milliken brings a light spirituality to his houses...consistency and restraint give his work a fine harmony.". Hard Cover. Very Good+/Very Good+.

$100.00

Architectural Drawings of the Regency Period 1790-1837. From the Drawings Collection of the Royal Institute of British Architects

By Worsley, Giles

Washington D.C.: American Institute of Architects Press, 1991. x, 166 pp. With selected bibliography, index. Gray cloth, spine title gilt, frontispiece. Richly illustrated in b&w and color. Previous owner's name/date on ffep. Dustjacket edges are very lightly sunned. Sketch designs, presentation drawings, full-scale working drawings, record drawings provide a representative account of the architecture of the Regency period. An essay introduces the drawings.. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good+.

$35.00

If You Want to Build a House

By Mock, Elizabeth B

New York: Museum of Modern Art, 1946. 96 pp. Brick paper-covered boards with title stamped in white and black. Profusely illustrated with b&w photos and Osborn's delightful line drawings. A little wear at spine edges and along tail edge of boards. Price-intact dustjacket has wear particularly along spine, with a closed tear to front panel. " A photographic survey of modern architecture with a simply written analysis of problems in home planning, designing and construction.". Hard Cover. Very Good/GVG. Illus. by Robert C. Osborn.

$35.00

California Houses of Gordon Drake

By Baylis, Douglas and Parry, Joan

New York: Reinhold, 1956. 92 pp, with index. Green cloth, spine title gilt. Profusely illustrated: 2 color plates, b&w photos, floor plans, sketches, three pages of Drake's working drawings. A little wear at spine edges, bookseller's ticket on rear pastedown. Price-intact dustjacket is soiled and worn along edges, red ink doodle on front panel between lettering. Drake was awarded First Prize of the Progressive Architecture Awards in 1946 for the small house he designed, for the first house he built. From the library of Cooper Milliken, architect, with an inscription from friends to him. Milliken designed the current Old Town, Maine City Hall and worked on the design of artist Vincent Hartgen's house. Architectural critic Philip Isaacson writes, "The residential work of Cooper Milliken is singularly poetic. Disregarding conventional forms, Milliken brings a light spirituality to his houses...consistency and restraint give his work a fine harmony.". First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good+/GVG.

$75.00

Modern Architecture in England

By Hitchcock, Henry-Russell, Jr. and Baurer, Catherine K.

New York: Museum of Modern Art, 1937. Three thousand copies of this catalog were printed for the Trustees of The Museum of Modern Art by The Spiral Press; 102, [2] pp. Contains 'The British Nineteenth Century and Modern Architecture', 'Elements of English Housing Practice', and 'Modern Architecture in England'. B&w photos, 72 plates with photos and floor plans, and Catalog of the Exhibition. Pale green cloth. Lightly sunned spine and top edges, small bookseller label on front pastedown, name and date in ink on title page, hinges slightly darkened.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good.

$100.00

In Search of a Living Architecture

By Frey, Albert

New York: Architectural Book Publishing Co, 1939. 96 pp. Spiral-bound stiff boards, many illustrations, b&w photographs. Lightly sunned, scratch marks to front board, 2 small previous owner's labels inside front board.. First Edition. Spiral Bound. Very Good.

$200.00

Realizations of Usonia: Frank Lloyd Wright in Westchester.

By Beard, Rick; Henken, Priscilla; Henken, David.

Yonkers: Hudson River Museum, 1985. [ii], 36, [2] pp. Catalogue to accompany an exhibition at The Hudson River Museum, 3 February trhough 7 April, 1985. Tan covers stamped in red, title page printed on tissue. Frontispiece, plans, b&w photos, 34 figures in all.. Paper Wrappers. Near Fine.

$25.00

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, Architects, U.S.A.

New York: Museum of Modern Art, 1950. 24 page exhibition catalogue, MOMA Bullietin Vol. XVIII, No. 1, Fall 1950. Light wear at corners, previous owner's small label. Plans, b&w photos of buildings and models.. Paper Wrappers. Very Good.

$25.00

Built in USA 1932 - 1944

By Mock, Elizabeth (editor)

New York: Museum of Modern Art, 1944. Foreword by Philip L. Goodwin; 128 pp. With biographical index, architectural exhibitions and publications, and glossary. Brown cloth. Richly illustrated with b&w photographs, site plans. Spine and 1/2" along top edge of front board are sunned, previous owner's small label on front paste-down. Price-intact dust jacket has soiling, edge wear, crease through front panel with 1" closed tear. The 47 buildings illustrated include schools, shops, industrial and civic structures, as well as homes. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good.

$40.00

Benjamin Henry Latrobe

By Hamlin, Talbot

New York: Oxford University Press, 1955. xxxvi, 633, [3] pp. With appendix, bibliography, index. Printed paper-covered boards over black cloth, title stamped in silver. Color frontispiece, 40 b&w plates, 36 figures. Thumb-soiling, previous owner's small label on front paste-down, lightly toned. Dustjacket has edge wear, spine is sunned. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/GVG.

$35.00

Frank Lloyd Wright: Elegant Houses 006

By Pfeiffer, Bruce Brooks [Frank Lloyd Wright]

Tokyo: A.D.A. EDITA, 2002. Edited and photographed by Yukio Futagawa; 272 pp. White cloth, spine title stamped in black. 10 Wright homes photographed - many in color, some folding plates - with site plans or elevations. Text is in English and Japanese. Dustjacket has small price sticker on back panel below ISBN.. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.

$125.00

Genaue Abbildung und Beschreibung der in der Hofkirche zu Innsbruck das Grabmahl des Kaisers Maximilian I. umgebenden 28 aufgestellten erzenernen Statuen.

By Fälger, Anton

Innsbruck, No Date: F. Unterberger With frontispiece, title page and 28 lithographic plates of statues surrounding the court chapel at Innsbruck by the tomb of Emperor Maximilian I. Text in French on heavy rag paper sewn over 2 cords. Beige paper-covered boards with titles and engraved decorations also by Fälger on boards and spine. A bit worn on spine ends and over cords, with bumped corners.. Hard Cover. Very Good.

$85.00

Frank Lloyd Wright Selected Houses Vol. 2, Taliesin

By Pfeiffer, Bruce Brooks

Tokyo: A.D.A. EDITA, 1990. 173, [3] pp. Edited and photographed by Yukio Futagawa. Text in English and Japanese. Black and white and color photographs. Volume 2 of a comprehensive survey of Wright's known buildings and projects through photographs, drawings and text; prepared in cooperation with the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation. Oversize book: overseas customers please request a shipping quote, or anticipate a request for additional postage; the book will ship at cost. . First Edition. Soft Cover with French Flaps.. Near Fine.

$100.00

Frank Lloyd Wright Selected Houses Vol. 3, Taliesin West

By Pfeiffer, Bruce Brooks

Tokyo: A.D.A. EDITA, 1992. 173, [2] pp. Edited and photographed by Yukio Futagawa. Text in English and Japanese. Black and white and color photographs. Volume 3 of a comprehensive survey of Wright's known buildings and projects through photographs, drawings and text; prepared in cooperation with the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation. Oversize book: overseas customers please request a shipping quote, or anticipate a request for additional postage; the book will ship at cost. . 2nd Printing. Soft Cover with French Flaps.. Near Fine.

$100.00

Frank Lloyd Wright Selected Houses Vol. 1

By Pfeiffer, Bruce Brooks

Tokyo: A.D.A. EDITA, 1991. 207 pp. Homes for the Midwest Prairie 1889-1891. Residences of Frank Lloyd Wright, William H. Winslow, Susan Lawrence Dana, Ward W. Willits, Frank Thomas, Arthur Heurtley, Darwin D. Martin, Frederick D. Robie, Avery Coonley, Meyer May, Frederick C. Bogk. Edited and photographed by Yukio Futagawa. Text in English and Japanese. Black and white and color photographs. Volume 1 of a comprehensive survey of Wright's known buildings and projects through photographs, drawings and text; prepared in cooperation with the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation. Oversize book: overseas customers please request a shipping quote, or anticipate a request for additional postage; the book will ship at cost. . First Edition. Soft Cover with French Flaps.. Near Fine.

$100.00

The Church of Notre-Dame in Montreal: An Architectural History

By Toker, Franklin

Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1970. [xv], 124 pp with index, bibliography, appendices, 54 plates. Blue cloth with pictorial plate on front cover. Light fading to edges and spine, title on spine rubbed. GVG. Hard Cover. GVG.

$14.00

Distinguished Homes of Shaker Heights:  An Architectural Overview
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Distinguished Homes of Shaker Heights: An Architectural Overview

By Campen, Richard N. Robert C. Gaede (intro); Joseph Ceruti (statement);

Shaker Heights, Ohio: Selden W. Campen, 1998. 142, [2] pp. Includes glossary of terms, bibliography, appendix, index of homes by architect, and map. Shaker Heights was an early example of a planned community. Incorporated in 1911, the village was built on the site of the Center Family North Union Society of Shakers by a syndicate formed by the Van Sweringen Brothers. Building lots were sold with a requirement that every house be designed by an architect. Houses are grouped by architect, and shown in color photographs with a brief description. . 2nd Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good+.

$250.00

America's Gilded Age. Its Architecture and Decoration

By Platt, Frederick

South Brunswick and New York: A S Barnes and Company, 1976. 296 pp. Index, glossary, bibliography. Tan cloth, spine title gilt. A touch of foxing to edges. Price-intact dustjacket has light edge wear. "The most representative buildings erected between 1880 and 1915 are depicted here in well over 300 photographs and drawings. Many are old and rare, and works of art in themselves. A lively text introduces the reader not only to the structures, but to the patrons, the architects, and the era that produced them...well-written, knowledgeable, and copiously illustrated". Oversize book: overseas customers please request a shipping quote, or anticipate a request for additional postage; the book will ship at cost.. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good+.

$50.00

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