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image of Architectural Design and Construction of the Survival Home - Course Three

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Provo, Utah: Survival Homes Inc., 1977. [2], viii, 295pp, [29], bound in stiff paper covers, with binding and hinges tight. NO LABELS, INSCRIPTIONS, NOR MARKINGS. Illustrated throughout, and includes the folding Plan.. Soft Cover. VERY GOOD. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Book.
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image of Museum of Antiquity.  A Description of Ancient Life: The Employments, Amusements, Customs and Habits, The Cities, Palaces, Monuments and Tombs, The Literature and Fine Arts of 3000 Years Ago

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NY: Standard Publishing House, 1882. Oversized. 944pp, bound in gilt decorated brown cloth, with bevelled edges, marbled page edges, decorative endpapers, binding tight, hinges starting, illustrated throughout. Complete with all 7 steel plate engravings, as called for, with tissue guards intact. Includes *Pompeii *Amusements *Domestic Life *Domestic Utensils *Employment *Troy *Nineveh… Read more
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$55.00
image of The Dormition Cathedral in the Moscow Kremlin  [ASSOCIATION COPY]

The Dormition Cathedral in the Moscow Kremlin [ASSOCIATION COPY]

by Alpatov, M.

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Published
1971
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Good
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$25.00

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Russia, 1971. Inscribed and Signed by Dr. Yevgeny I. Chazov, a member of International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War, and recipient the Nobel Peace Prize in 1985. The inscription reads "From Prof. Chazov / Deputy Minister of / Health USSR to Dr. (+ Mrs.) / Lowly (President American Heart / Association 1971 in Moscow". The book… Read more
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image of Die Industrielle Revolution Im Zurcher Overland.  Von Der Industriellen Erschliessung Zum Industrielehpfad

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Switzerland: Buchverlag Der Druckerei Wetzikon AG, 1985. 192pp, printed on fine glossy paper, with additional soft cover book in back pocket titled "Wege durch eine Industrie-landschaft", with a hand drawing laid-in. Inscription inside front cover along with a drawing of a house. Binding and hinges tight.. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.… Read more
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$38.00
image of Guide to Gargoyles and Other Grotesques

Guide to Gargoyles and Other Grotesques

by Gasch, Wendy True

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Published
2003
Condition
VERY GOOD ++
ISBN
9780974529905
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$35.00

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Washington D.C.: Washington National Cathedral Guidebooks, 2003. 119pp, [1], printed on fine glossy paper, with binding and hinges tight, photographs throughout. NO LABELS, INSCRIPTIONS, NOR MARKINGS.. Soft Cover. VERY GOOD ++. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Book.
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Decorator's Fact File

by Parikh, Anoop

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Published
1999
Condition
VERY GOOD ++
Edition
First American Edition / First Printing
ISBN
9781579590413
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$32.00

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San Francisco: Soma Books, 1999. 176pp, with a metal ring binding, and flexible plastic covers, unused and ready for your personal project. Have fun !! An organized and methodical method for quick updates to remodeling from scratch.. First American Edition / First Printing. Flexible Covers. VERY GOOD ++. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Book.
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Early Paintings of the Maori

by Angas, George French / Reed, A. W. [edited by]

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Published
1979
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780589012380
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$42.00

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Wellington, Australia: A. H. & A. W. Reed, 1979. [6], 90pp, printed on fine glossy paper, with binding and hinges tight. The Dust Jacket is in a protective mylar cover, and is NOT price clipped. Previous owner's name embossed on the front free endpaper. Includes *The Villages *Weaving *Recreation *Warfare *Canoes *Carvings … Read more
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$42.00
image of Earth Sheltered Housing Design.  Guidelines, Examples, and References

Earth Sheltered Housing Design. Guidelines, Examples, and References

by Various

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Published
1978
Condition
VERY GOOD ++
Edition
Second Printing
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$28.00

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Minnesota: The Undergound Space Center / University of Minnesota, 1978. Oblong format, 310pp, bound in illustrated card stock covers, with binding and hinges tight. Previous owner's name on the title page. Includes *Cold Climate Designs *Warm Climate Designs *Site Planning *Architectural Design *Energy Use *Structural Design *Waterproofing & Insulation, and more.. Second… Read more
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image of A Series of Picturesque Views of Seats of The Noblemen and Gentlemen of Great Britain and Ireland With Descriptive and Historical Letterpress - 6 Volumes, Volumes I, II, III, IV, V, VI]

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London / Edinburgh / Dublin: William MacKenzie, 1878. Circa 1878. Six volume set, uniformly bound by SANCORSKI & SUTCLIFFE, London, for the Gardenside Bookshop. Bound in 3/4 leather and marbled paper, raised bands on gilt decorated spines, top edges gilt, with marbled endpapers. Each volumes contains 40 colour illustrations produced by Benjamin Fawcett and Alexander Francis Lydon,… Read more
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$625.00
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Buckminster Fuller. Designing for Mobility

by Gorman, Michael John

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Published
2005
Condition
VERY GOOD +
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9788876242656
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$48.00

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Italy: Skira, 2005. 207pp, printed on fine glossy paper, with binding and hinges tight. NO LABELS, INSCRIPTIONS, NOR MARKINGS. The Dust Jacket is NOT price-clipped. Illustrated throughout.. First Edition. Hard Cover. VERY GOOD +/Very Good +. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Book.
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image of The Decorative Arts of Sweden  [SIGNED, FIRST EDITION]

The Decorative Arts of Sweden [SIGNED, FIRST EDITION]

by Plath, Iona

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Published
1948
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First American Edition
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$65.00

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New York: Charles Scribners Sons, 1948. xxiv, [2], 246pp, bound in blue cloth, with map endpapers, binding and hinges tight. Covers show bumped corners, pencil markings on copyright page, and inside back cover, small edge tear to last page. With color and b/w illustrations throughout. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR ON THE TITLE PAGE. Includes Textiles, Ceramics,… Read more
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image of The Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Ceramics.  Guide to the Later Chinese Porcelain Periods of K'ang Hsi, Yung Cheng and Ch'ien Lung  [ASSOCIATION COPY]

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London: Published Under the Authority of The Board of Education, 1927. With the Bookplate of Grace F. Wickes [Collector of Japanese prints and decorative objects], along with a mounted note from the publisher "The enclosed publication is sent on the instructions of the British Library of Information....". xxi, [1], 123pp, [1], 120 b/w plates, bound in red cloth, covers… Read more
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image of Their Japan, Being Brief Descriptions of Noteworthy Phases of Japanese Life, of Many of the Customs, Festivals, Arts and Crafts of the Japanese - Also Descriptions of the Principal Places Usually Visited By Tourists  ...

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Yokohama, Japan: Yoshikawa, 1936. Title Continues: Besides Places Away From Well-Trodden Trails, and Numerous Other Subjects. Frontis-piece, with tissue guard intact, iii, [4], 204pp, [1], printed on double pages [Japanese style], bound in silk over paper, paper label on front cover intact [not chipped], single thread binding [Japanese style], with binding and hinges tight. Contents include History, Legends,… Read more
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image of Our Egyptian Obelisk: Cleopatra's Needle  [SCARCE]

Our Egyptian Obelisk: Cleopatra's Needle [SCARCE]

by Wilson, Erasmus

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Published
1877
Condition
Fair
Edition
Third London Edition
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$42.00

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London: Brain & Co., 1877. x, 11-32pp, bound in red cloth with gilt obelisk, bevelled edges, all edges gilt, inner hinges cracked. Includes the frontis-piece of the obelisk, a title vignette, and text illustrations. Front cover darkened.. Third London Edition. Hard Cover. Fair. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Book.
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Queen Mary's Dolls' House

by Stewart-Wilson, Mary

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Published
1988
Condition
VERY GOOD ++
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780896598768
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$58.00

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NY: Abbeville Press, 1988. Oblong format, 191pp, [1], printed on fine glossy paper, bound in blue cloth, gilt still bright, binding and hinges tight, colour photographs throughout. Gift inscription on the front free endpaper. The Dust Jacket is NOT price-clipped, and is in a protective mylar cover.. First Edition. Hard Cover. VERY GOOD ++/Very Good +. Illus. by… Read more
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image of Svenska Rikets Jemte Landskaps, Staders Och Lans Vapen.  Till Vagledning for Arkitekter, Malare, Sten- Och Bildhuggare, Gravorer, Sockerbagare Samt Dekoratorer I Allmanhet

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Stockholm: F. Liljeblad, 1878. Oblong format, [4], 10pp, [38], bound in half leather and marbled paper, with binding and hinges tight. Includes the decorative title page, 15 color plates highlighted in gilt, 1 black and white plate, with the original paper front cover bound in. The leather spine is worn, dry and lacking upper/lower edges, the Interior is… Read more
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$245.00
image of Homes of American Authors; Comprising Anecdotical, Personal, and Descriptive Sketches

Homes of American Authors; Comprising Anecdotical, Personal, and Descriptive Sketches

by Various Writers

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Published
1853
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$275.00

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New York: G. P. Putnam and Co., 1853. Frontis-piece with the tissue guard, decorative title page, viii, 366pp, bound in full stamped leather, raised bands on spine, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, binding and hinges tight. ILLUSTRATED THROUGHOUT, with some tinted. Occasional light foxing, penned ownership on front free endpaper "Property of the / Postal Camping Club /… Read more
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image of Piirteita Kemin Maaseurakunnan Kirkkojen Historiasta  [SCARCE History of the Parish Churches of Kemi]

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Tornio: Pera-Pohjan Kirjapaino, 1927. 94pp, [1], printed on fine glosyy paper, with black & white photographs, binding and hinges tight. Text is in Finnish. NO LABELS, INSCRIPTIONS, NOR MARKINGS. Covers show age darkeneing. In a protective mylar sleeve. Scarce.. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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$125.00
image of The Basilica of Torcello and Santa Fosca's

The Basilica of Torcello and Santa Fosca's

by Niero, Antonio

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Published
1980
Condition
Good +
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$10.00

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Venezia: Ardo / Ediziono d'Arte, 1980. Circa 1980. Includes 2 postcards and 2 entrance tickets laid-in. 59pp, printed on fine glossy paper, with binding and hinges tight, color photographic illustrations throughout. Text is in English. Light foxing.. Soft Cover. Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Shah 'Abbas & The Arts of Isfahan

by Welch, Anthony

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Published
1973
Condition
VERY GOOD ++
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780878480418
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$25.00

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New York: The Asia Sociaty Inc., 1973. 151pp, [1], printed on fine glossy paper, bound in red textured silk, with binding and hinges tight, printed in Tokyo, Japan. Exhibition Catalog for the Exhibition held at the Asia House Gallery, New York: October 11 - December 2, 1973 and Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts: January 19… Read more
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