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Images of American Living, Four Centuries of Architecture and Furniture as Cultural Expression

by Gowans, Alan

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Ultramarine Books
Published
1964
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Second Printing
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$6.00

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Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1964 498 pages; numerous b&w illustrations. The development of style in American architecture and furniture design from the 17th to the 20th century. The author views these developments as expression of America's "character, aspirations, and moods." Small marks on early pages, otherwise clean throughout, tight binding.. Second Printing. Black cloth. Very Good/Very Good. 4to.
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Italian Villas and Their Gardens

by Wharton, Edith; Maxfield Parrish (Illustrated by)

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Published
2008
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Fine
Edition
First Thus
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$65.00

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New York: The Mount Press / Rizzoli, 2008 270 pages. A facsimile of the first edition published in 1904, "including twenty-six original paintings by Maxfield Parrish" - color and b&w - and a brief history of seventy-five villas and their gardens. The first edition was published with decorative stamping on the front cover, but without a dustjacket, which has been… Read more
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Chateaux De France: Régions Centre et Sud

by de Ganay, Ernest

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Published
1950
Condition
Good
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$15.00

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Editions «Tel », 1950 40 pages text followed by 96 chateaux photographs and a map locating each. Damp stain to the bottom edge and corner of the French-fold jacket. The damping does not affect the text or plates. Clean, unmarked within; binding tight. French text.. Pictorial Wrappers (softcover). Good/Fair. 4to.
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Elements of the Art of Architecture

by Muschenheim, William

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Ultramarine Books
Published
1964
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$5.00

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New York: The Viking Press, A Studio Book, 1964 200 pages; numerous b&w photo-illustrations. Previous owner's name on endpaper as well as his colorless impressed seal on the title page. Otherwise clean throughout, tight binding.. First Edition. quarter-cloth boards. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo.
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Michelangelo Architect: The facade of San Lorenzo and the drum and dome of St. Peter's

by Millon, Henry A. and Craig Hugh Smyth

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Ultramarine Books
Published
1988
Condition
Fine
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$75.00

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Milan: Olivetti, 1988 198 pages; numerous color and b&w illustrations, including plan drawings and elevations. An exhibiiton at the National Gallery of Art, Washington. Stiff folded card wrappers. Inscribed by an author to a friend on the front free endpaper. Clean throughout; unopened-tight binding.. Inscribed by an author. Pictorial Card Wrappers. Fine. 4to. Exhibition Catalogue.
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Hitler's Berlin, Abused City

by Friedrich, Thomas, Stewart Spencer (Translated by)

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Ultramarine Books
Published
2016
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Paperback Edition
ISBN
9780300219739
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$10.00

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New Haven: Yale Un iversity Press, 2016 482 pages; b&w illustrations. The late author grew up and spent his adult life in Berlin where he was a museum curator. He was the project leader for history at the city's Museum Education Service. project From Hitler's first visit in 1917 to his desire to make Berlin the world capital,… Read more
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Istanbul Architecture

by Gül, Murat; Trevor Howells

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Ultramarine Books
Published
2013
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780949284938
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$25.00

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Boorowa, Australia: The Watermark Press, 2013 296 pages; densely illustrated with color photographs. Ancient and new architecture. Clean and bright throughout. . First Edition. Pictorial Card Wrappers. Fine. 10"x 5.25".
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Sidewalk Critic, Lewi Mumford's Writings on New York

by Wojtowicz, Robert (Edited by) (Lewis Mumford)

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Ultramarine Books
Published
1998
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781568981338
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$10.00

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New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 1998 279 pages; b&w illustrations. 1931-1940: essays from Mumford's "Sky Lne" column that ran in the New Yorker. At the time it was architectural and cultural criticism written with emotion and wit. Now, it is a history written the same way. Includes the whole metropolitan area and all manner of buildings and building decoration. … Read more
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The House with Sixteen Handmade Doors

by Petroski, Henry

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Ultramarine Books
Published
2014
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780393242041
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$10.00

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New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2014 297 pages; b&w photo-illustrations. The history of a handbuilt house on Arrowsic Island, Maine; the story authored by an engineer of more than a dozen books who has been called the poet-laureate of engineering. Clean and bright throughout; tight binding.. First Edition. Paper boards. Fine/Fine. Illus. by Catherine Petroski (photographs). 8v.… Read more
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Classic French Wrought Iron

by Lecoq, Raymond; Richard J. Wattenmaker (Foreword); Gregory P. Bruhn (Translated by)

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Published
2005
Condition
Fine
Edition
First English Edition
ISBN
9780393731576
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$25.00

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New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2005 128 pages; densely illustrated in b&w. All manner of leafwork, grillework, hinges, handrails, balconies, ballustrades, locks, keys, bolts and more. Includes forge techniques well illustrated with variously shaped hammers and swages. Originally published in 1999 in Paris. Clean and bright throughout; tight binding.. First English Edition. Blue paper covered boards. Fine/Fine. 11.75"… Read more
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The Architecture of the Classical Interior

by Semes, Steven W.

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Ultramarine Books
Published
2004
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780393730753
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$35.00

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New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 2004 192 pages; beautifully illustrated with full-page color plates and b&w text drawings. Covers doors and windows, ceilings, wall treatments, including paneling, moldings, floors, stairs, fireplaces, casework. The author is a fellow of the Institute of Classical Architecture and Classical America. The book is published "in association with the Institute ....". Clean and bright… Read more
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Modern Gothic: The Revival of Medieval Art

by Matheson, Susan B. and Derek D. Churchill

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Ultramarine Books
Published
2000
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780894670909
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$10.00

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New Haven: Yale Un iversity Art Gallery, 2000 96 pages; color and b&w illustrations.Published in conjunction with the exhibition of the same name. Explores the architects, patrons and contemporary writings surrounding the Gothic Revival. Clean and bright throughout; tight binding.. First Edition. Stiff Card Pictorial Wrappers. Fine. 11" x 8".
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Glory in Glass: Stained Glass in The United States.: Origins, Variety, and Preservation

by Raguin, Virginia Chieffo

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Ultramarine Books
Published
1998
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Very Good
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$65.00

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New York: The Gallery at the American Bible Society, 1998 243 pages; numerous illustrations, All manner of information: structure, conservation, style, creativity, experiences, who, where, how. Extensive bibliographies and checklists. Clean throughout, no markings or tears; tight binding. Covers are rubbed at the edges and worn at a corner.. Pictorial Wrappers (softcover). Very Good. 11" x 6.5".
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Gothic Revival

by Aldrich, Megan

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Ultramarine Books
Published
1994
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Later printing
ISBN
9780714836317
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$20.00

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London: Phaidon Press, 1994 240 pages; numerous color and b&w illustrations. While easily associated with 'church architecture' the book " concentrates on the domestic forms of the style, from its use in castles and country houses to its influence on villas and cottages from the old world to the New World". Clean and bright throughout; tight binding.. Later printing. Card… Read more
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Decorative Art and Modern Interiors : Volume 69, Environments for People

by Schofield, Maria

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Published
1980
Condition
Fine
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$10.00

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New York: William Morrow and Company, 1980 188 pages; numerous illustrations, including color photos, line drawings, floor plans, section views, etc. Homes, offices, sacred spaces, furniture. Clean throughout; tight binding. Dustjacket lightly wrinkled at head of the spine, not torn.. Brown cloth. Fine/Very Good. 4to.
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The Islamic Perspective: An Aspect of British Architecture and Design in the 19th Century

by Darby, Michael

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Ultramarine Books
Published
1983
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780905035314
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$25.00

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World of Islam Festival Trust, 1983 146 pages; 117 illustrations with catalogue entries; Biographies. Islamic design and British enthusiasts who viewed the design as a link to more imaginative architecture. An exhibition at the Leighton House Gallery, London. Clean throughout; tight binding.. First Edition. Pictorial Wrappers (softcover). Very Good. 11 3/4" x 8 1/2". Exhibition Catalogue.
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The Curtea Church

by Moisescu, Cristian

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Published
1967
Condition
Very Good
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$30.00

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Bucharest: Meridiane Publishing House, 1967 51 pages; numerous illustrations, all b&w. A small introduction to Curtea Veche but packed with information and illustrations. The history, with illustrations, begins with the 16th-century and moves forward to the end of a restoration in 1935. Plates occupy pp. 16-31. Clean throughout; tight binding. English language.. Pictorial Wrappers (softcover). Very Good. 5 1/2"… Read more
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Exploring Parish Churches

by Bonham-Carter, Victor

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Ultramarine Books
Published
1961
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$10.00

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London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1961 214 pages; numerous drawings, some b&w photo plates. The evolution of the parish church in England from the time of Christianity arrival through Saxon, Norman, Gothic, Reformation and Renaissance, Classical, Georgian and Victorian, then since 1900. A small section at the back includes comments on "church appurtanances" including, altar, linens, vessels, candles, etc. Light… Read more
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English Parish Churches as Works of Art

by Clifton-Taylor, Alec

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Ultramarine Books
Published
1974
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780713427769
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$10.00

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London: B.T. Batsford, 1974 272 pages. 128 illustrations, most are photos. Straight-forward subjective valuations and criticisms of churches: their architecture, reuse, remodeling, etc. One sentence suggests the author's directness: "Classical churches left unraped by the Victorians are unfortunately not very common." Previous owner's embossed library stamp on the title page. Clean throughout, tight binding. Jacket is clipped and with some… Read more
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Helene & Olivier Lempereur, Architects / Designers

by Ohayon, Maurice (Foreword)

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Ultramarine Books
Published
2010
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9789089440594
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$65.00

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Betaplus.com: BETA-PLUS Publishing, 2010 192 pages; numerous color illustrations, photographs. A record of the architectural, design, and decorative accomplishments, especially interiors, of the Lempereurs. Clean and bright thoroughiut; tight binding. Text in English, French and Belga.. First Edition. Blach cloth. Fine/Fine. 13.5" x 10.5".
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