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The Ferry Building:  Witness to a Century of Change, 1898-1998
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The Ferry Building: Witness to a Century of Change, 1898-1998

By Olmsted, Nancy

California: Heyday Books / the Port of San Francisco. Near Fine. 1998. 1st Edition; 1st Printing. Trade Paperback. 1890771120 . Oblong paperback in excellent condition, the former ownr's address label on the half-title page is the only remarkable flaw, this copy is inscribed, signed and dated by the author: "For Lee - I hope you enjoyed San Francisco as much as I enjoyed having you here. Nancy Olmsted April - 1999." "...a visual tribute to the Ferry Building's first one hundred years. Over 200 spectacular photos and an intensively-researched and lively text bring to life the sights, sounds and ambience of San Francisco's vibrant past"; ; 232 pages; Signed by Author .

$19.00

The Seven Lamps of Architecture

By Ruskin, John

New York: John B. Alden. Good. 1885. Hardcover. Hardcover, no dustjacket, illustrated, top edge gilt, the blue cloth cover is scuffed, edge-wear at the corner-tips and spine-ends, the spine coloring has darkened and the front and rear hinges are tender, the binding is holding and the contents are fine .

$29.00

Old Stonework in Bucks County: A Survey of Stonemasonry During the 18th & 19th Centuries in Bucks County, Pennsylvania

By Rivinus, Willis M.

New Hope, PA: Bucks County Historical Society. Very Good. 1972. Trade Paperback. Oblong paperback, 69 pages, full-page photos, "A survey of stonemasonry during the 18th & 19th centuries in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, tanning to the cover adjacent to the spine, binding is tight, contents are fine .

$19.00

Ultramodern:  Samuel Marx Architect, Designer, Art Collector
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Ultramodern: Samuel Marx Architect, Designer, Art Collector

By O'Brien, Liz

New York: Pointed Leaf Press. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 2007. 1st Edition; 1st Printing. Hardcover. 0977787524 . Large format hardcover with dustjacket, first printing as indicated by the publisher's "1" in the number line on copyright page, this beautiful copy is signed and dated "December 07" by the author on the title page, book is in excellent condition, no remarkable flaws, jacket is also in great shape, very slight, insignificant tanning to the edges of the flaps is the only flaw and a professional (removable) mylar cover is included, "..the first monograph on this lesser-known but increasingly influential American designer. In more than 200 photographs Marx expert and decorative arts dealer Liz O'Brien reveals many of his undiscovered projects, including houses that have been razed despite protests of preservationists, as well as his range of innovative furniture designs"; ; 216 pages; Signed by Author .

$99.00

Walter Burley Griffin in America
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Walter Burley Griffin in America

By Maldre, Mati & Paul Kruty

University of Illinois Press. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1996. 1st Edition; 1st Printing. Hardcover. 0252021932 . Large format hardcover with dustjacket, book is in excellent condition, no remarkable flaws, jacket has a few short edge-tears, clean and presentable overall with a professional (removable) mylar cover included, also includes a Selected Bibliography, "One of the most original architects the United States has produced, Walter Burley Griffin worked in the shadow of his early colleague and employer, Frank Lloyd Wright," many illustrations throughout ; ; 180 pages .

$29.00

Pamphlet Architecture 27:  Tooling
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Pamphlet Architecture 27: Tooling

By Aranda, Benjamin & Chris Lasch

New York: Princeton Architectural Press. Fine. 2006. 2nd Printing. Paperback. 1568985479 . Large paperback in excellent condition, no remarkable flaws to this clean, attractive copy, illustrated throughout; ; 96 pages .

$13.00

The New England Meeting Houses of the Seventeenth Century

By Donnelly, Marian Card

Wesleyan University Press. Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1968. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Hardcover with dustjacket, first printing as stated on copyright page, book is in excellent condition, no remarkable flaws, jacket has some tanning at the top of the front panel and spine, the original price is present and a professional (removable) mylar cover is included, illustrated with drawings and photos, "..carefully researched and exacting scholarly study of the architecture of the meeting houses of the Congregational churches of New England between the years 1631 and 1700" .

$9.00

The Windmills of Long Island

By Hefner, Robert J.

New York: W W Norton & Co Inc. Very Good in Near Fine dust jacket. 1983. 1st Edition; 1st Printing. Hardcover. 039301780X . Large format hardcover with dustjacket, first printing as stated on copyright page, "The eleven windmills on eastern Long Island are the last surviving group and offer an excellent opportunity to examine the evolution of this early American technology. The first was built in 1640, the last ceased its operation shortly after 1900." Book has moderate foxing on the half-title page and title page, the remaining pages are fine and the binding is tight and clean, also, a stamp stating "Draft" on the front end-paper and title page, the jacket is price-clipped, some light rubbing also, a professional (removable) mylar cover is included; ; 111 pages .

$19.00

Building the Golden Gate Bridge: Courage - Ingenuity - Vision

By Tasaki, Susan (editor)

San Francisco: Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 2012. 1st Edition; 1st Printing. Hardcover. 1932519203 . Hardcover with dustjacket, first printing as stated on copyright page, book is in excellent condition, no remarkable flaws, jacket is clean and attractive with one flaw: a clear name label on the front panel which doesn't look all that bad, a professional (removable) mylar cover is included, features a great selection of black and white photos with descriptive text on each facing page; 208 pages .

$17.00

The Great Ages of World Architecture: Roman Architecture, Gothic Architecture, Baroque and Rococo Architecture, Modern Architecture: Four Volumes with Slipcase

By Brown, Frank E, Robert Branner, Henry A. Millon & Vincent Scully, Jr.

New York: George Braziller. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1961. 1st Edition; 1st Printing. Hardcover. 4-volume set, hardcovers with dustjackets and the original slipcase, all are first printings as stated on the copyright pages, each volume has over 100 illustrations including photographs, plans and drawings, this is a fine gift set, the books are in excellent condition with no remarkable flaws, the jackets show a trace of rubbing only and are clean and bright with the original prices present, the slipcase has some scuffing on the bottom edge and a small area of wear on the bottom portion of the spine, both are minor flaws, the slipcase is quite attractive overall .

$25.00

Williamsburg Today & Yesterday

By Rose, Grace Norton (Author) and Jack Manley Rose (Illustrator)

New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons. Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1940. 1st Edition; 1st Printing. Hardcover. Large format hardcover with dustjacket, book is in excellent condition, no remarkable flaws, jacket has moderate edge-wear but is clean and bright with an attractive illustration on front and back, there is foxing present but it is located on the reverse side only and is hidden by the professional (removable) cover that we provide, the original price (3.00) is present, in addition to the informative text this book contains thirty full-page wash drawings in addition to numerous smaller cuts and decoations, pictorial end-papers, and a three-color jacket .

$19.00

Historic Houses of Kent County: an Architectural History: 1642-1860

By Bourne, Michael Owen (Author) & Eugene Hall Johnstone (editor)

Chestertown, Maryland: Historical Society of Kent County. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1998. 1st Edition; 1st Printing. Hardcover. Large format hardcover with dustjacket, inscribed and signed by the editor: "To Duke & Leslie, Gene Johnstone." Book has a slight cock to the spine, the binding is tight, the contents are fine, and there are no other remarkable flaws, the jacket has rubbing to the glossy surface but is clean and presentable with no other flaws, the original price is present and a professional (removable) mylar cover is included, "Kent may be Maryland's smallest county in size and population, however, it is one of the richest in colonial history and surviving early architecture," features over 300 houses and sites in chronological order, over 1,000 photographs, maps, floor plans, paintings and illustrations documenting colonial Kent County"; Signed by Editor .

$39.00

Practical Suggestions for the Management of Law-Suits and Conduct of Litigation Both in and out of Court

By Reed, John C.

New York: James Cockcroft & Company. Good. 1876. Hardcover. Hardcover, no dustjacket, brown cloth, 302 pages, book has edge-wear at the corners and spine-ends and a tasteful bookplate is present on the inside of the front cover, the binding is clean and the contents are fine .

$24.00

Bucks County:   Photographs of Early Architecture
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Bucks County: Photographs of Early Architecture

By Siskind, Aaron (Photographer) and William Morgan (Text)

Horizon Press. Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1974. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 0818014164 . Large format hardcover with dustjacket, Pennsylvania regional history, nice collection of black and white photographs, "Bucks County's cultural and historical legacy is infinitely greater than its 600 square-mile size would suggest," book is in great shape with only one minor flaw: the former owner's bookplate on the first blank page, the jacket has a few tiny edge-tears and some mild rubbing, the original price is present and a professional (removable) mylar cover is included; 112 pages .

$24.00

An Architect and His Times: Richard Sharp Smith: A Retrospective

By Best, John Hardin, Kate Gunn and Deena Knight (editors)

Asheville, North Carolina: Historic Resources Commission of Asheville and Buncombe County. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1995. 1st Edition. Paperback. Oblong paperback with illustrated dustjacket, 8 inches by 5.5 inches, features blueprints of several popular buildings in Asheville, North Carolina designed by England-born architect Richard Sharp Smith, both the book and color-illustrated jacket are in excellent condition, no remarkable flaws to this nice gift copy; 48 pages .

$19.00

Norwegian Stave Churches

By Hauglid, Roar

Oslo, Norway: Dreyers Forlag. Fine. 1990. Hardcover. 8209106023 . Hardcover, issued without a dustjacket, color pictorial cover, this fine gift copy looks new and features many illustrations in color and black and white of these beautiful works of architecture, "Today, there are only some 30 of these unusual buildings left, tokens to the outstanding craftmanship and unerring tradition of times long past"; ; 120 pages .

$49.00

Charleston: Photographic Studies

By Lincoln, F. S.

New York: Corinthian Publications. Near Fine in Good dust jacket. 1946. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Large format hardcover with dustjacket, book is in excellent condition, no remarkable flaws, jacket has a few large edge-chips but is clean and presentable, the original price is present and a professional (removable) mylar cover is included .

$14.00

The New Museum: Architecture and Display

By Brawne, Michael

New York: Frederick A. Praeger. Fine in Good dust jacket. 1965. 1st American Edition. Hardcover. Large format hardcover with dustjacket, book looks new, no remarkable flaws, jacket has several short edge-tears but is clean and presentable, the original price is present and a professional (removable) mylar cover is included, "Fifty important examples of museum design...are documented with hundreds of carefully chosen photographs, drawings and plans" .

$37.00

Introduction to Architectural Design

By Fletcher, Donald Atkinson

New York: Self-Published. Very Good+. 1947. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Hardcover, no dustjacket, inscribed, signed and dated by the author: "For David George Moyer from Donald Fletcher July 27.53." No significant flaws to this scarce volume, "For beginners in architecture, this book offers a systematic introduction to design"; 212 pages; Signed by Author .

$325.00

The Stories Behind the Stained Glass Windows in the National Shrine of Our Lady of Czestochowa, Doylestown, Pa.

By Bielicki, Stephen

Doylestown, PA: Self-Published. Very Good. 1970. Trade Paperback. Large paperback booklet, 33 pages, illustrated, "The stained glass windows which tell the story of 1000 years of Christianity in Poland are on the left wall as you enter the National Shrine of Our Lady of Czestochowa in Doylestown, Pa." Booklet has brief ink markings on pages 3 & 4 and mild tanning to the off-white cover .

$15.00

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