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A Country House Companion, Girouard, Mark
1 A Country House Companion Girouard, Mark
0300040830 / 9780300040838 Good. 
Hardcover. 1st edition hardcover with dustjacket 1987 Yale University Press. Jacket crumpled at edges. Very clean; no marks; pages bright; binding tight. 192 pages; Index; Notes; black-and-white and color photos. Language: English. From one of Britain's leading architectural historians, 'an entertaining anecdotal anthology of fascinating architectural, social and historical details of the great country houses of England from the 18th to 20th centuries. Compiled from diaries, letters and books written by and about the people who lived in them, worked in them, or visited them--from queens to kitchen maids--Girouard's book evokes the rich variety of life in the English Country House.'--from the publisher. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Aircraft Assembly Hall at Filton [article from The Architectural Review, November 1949], Ross, Eric
2 Aircraft Assembly Hall at Filton [article from The Architectural Review, November 1949] Ross, Eric
Good. 
Article. Actual article cut out from The Architectural Review magazine, November 1949 Vol. 106, No. 635, published in London. Very clean; no marks or deep creases. Moderate age-tanning to paper. Cut edges are noticeable but text is unaffected. Paperclip at corner. 14-page article; black-and-white photos and plans. Language: English. Eric Ross, architect. David Aberdeen and P. N. Taylor, principal assistants. Brian Colquhoun and Partners, consulting engineers. Discusses the group of buildings put up for the Bristol Aeroplane Company for the construction and flight testing of the Bristol Brabazon series. Structures include 3-bay assembly hall, boiler house, canteen, workshops and storage, and offices for B.O.A.C. Keywords: architecture, construction, runway, airplane, aviation, local, history, British, 20th century, modernist, modernism, post-war, postwar, manufacturing, industry, industrial, design, periodical, excerpt, vintage, retro, 1940s, Forties, '40s. No ISBN. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Alcoa Architectural Stocks, Aluminum Company of America
3 Alcoa Architectural Stocks Aluminum Company of America
Very Good. 
Paperback. Softcover with spiral comb binding, published 1954 by Aluminum Company of America, Pittsburgh, PA. Light wear: moderate age-tanning to pages. Text clean and unmarked; binding tight. 94 pages; black-and-white photos and illustrations; Indexes. Language: English. A.I.A. File No. 15-J. Leather-look stiff paper cover is black, orange, and silver. Standard Warehouse Items, Installation Details, and Specifications for copings, thresholds, railings, trim, etc. Includes list of street addresses of Alcoa sales offices. Keywords: architecture, modern, metal, construction, fabrication, contractor, builder, design, vintage, retro, 1950s, structural, product, catalog, trade. No ISBN. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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4 AMERICA EAST: Its Architecture and Decoration Wilson, Everett B.
Good. 
Hardcover. NY: A.S. Barnes, 1967, hardcover with dustjacket, 2nd printing, 322pp, 500+ B/W photos, Appendix of Locations and Addresses, 10x8 in. Good condition: Clean and unmarked; pages bright; binding sound. Heavy wear to jacket: Large piece (ca. 2 in.) missing from top front edge. Extensive tape repairs made to inside of jacket edges by previous owner. Price and all jacket text and images are intact. Language: English. Reviews homes and public buildings of the Eastern Seaboard of the United States, from Maine to Florida, built before 1860, showing exterior and some interior views. No ISBN. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Architecture versus Housing, Pawley, Martin
5 Architecture versus Housing Pawley, Martin
Good. 
Hardcover. 1st U.S. edition hardcover with dustjacket 1971 Praeger (New York). Very clean; no marks; pages bright. Slight tilt to spine. Light wear to jacket. 128pp, Index, Bibliography, B/W photos and illustrations. Language: English. Keywords: architect, theory, philosophy, city planning, mass, housing, public, sector, administration, government, publicly, financed, building, projects, functionalist, social, needs. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Arts and Architecture magazine, August 1957, Vol. 74, No. 8, Entenza, John (editor)
6 Arts and Architecture magazine, August 1957, Vol. 74, No. 8 Entenza, John (editor)
Good. 
Paperback. Softcover monthly periodical with stapled binding, published 1957 by John D. Entenza, Los Angeles. Noticeable wear: light creases and rubbed edges on cover. Text clean and unmarked; pages bright; binding tight. Great reading/research copy of this influential publication. 36 pages; black-and-white photos; advertisements. Language: English. Cover art by Charles Kratka. NOTE: Large format-- cannot ship outside U.S. via Flat-Rate envelope; may require additional international postage. Contents: A Century of Modern Design (Part 1), by Edgar Kaufmann; Design and Human Values, by Amiya Chakravarty; Case Study House No. 18 by Craig Ellwood Associates; Case Study House No. 19 by Knorr Elliott Associates; House by Harry Seidler; Brussels International and Universal Exhibition 1958; Mirko; Art review by Dore Ashton (re Mark Rothko); Music review by Peter Yates (re 'the virtuoso'); more. Keywords: architect, art history, modern, modernist, modernism, Fifties, 1950s, '50s, vintage, retro, Mid-Century. No ISBN. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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Arts and Architecture magazine, July 1957, Vol. 74, No. 7, Entenza, John (editor)
7 Arts and Architecture magazine, July 1957, Vol. 74, No. 7 Entenza, John (editor)
Good. 
Paperback. Softcover monthly periodical with stapled binding, published 1957 by John D. Entenza, Los Angeles. Noticeable wear: light creases and grubbiness to cover; small crescent creases throughout; corners curling. Text clean and unmarked; pages bright; binding tight. Great reading/research copy of this influential publication. 40 pages; black-and-white photos; advertisements. Language: English. Cover shows interior pattern of proposed UCLA dome. NOTE: Large format-- cannot ship outside U.S. via Flat-Rate envelope; may require additional international postage. Contents: Office Building and Auditorium by Richard J. Neutra and Robert E. Alexander; Airline Ticket Office by Craig Ellwood Associates; Space Frames and Structural Physics by Jeffrey Lindsay; House in New Orleans by Lawrence, Saunders and Calongne; A Chapel in the Philippines by Leandro V. Locsin; House by Richard Dorman and Associates; House by Lucjan Korngold; Two Small Houses by William Sutherland Beckett; Small Office Building by James H. Maul and Burdette M. Pulver, Jr.; New Furniture - Eero Saarinen; Pocket Guide to Architectural Criticism by Jules Langsner; Art review by Dore Ashton (Robert Motherwell, Mirko, Norman Bluhm); Music review of Pierre Boulez by Peter Yates; more. Keywords: architect, art history, modern, modernist, modernism, Fifties, 1950s, '50s, vintage, retro, Mid-Century. No ISBN. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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Arts and Architecture magazine, June 1967, Vol. 84, No. 6, Travers, David (editor)
8 Arts and Architecture magazine, June 1967, Vol. 84, No. 6 Travers, David (editor)
Good. 
Paperback. Softcover monthly periodical with stapled binding, published 1967 by Arts and Architecture, Inc., Los Angeles. Noticeable wear: small crescent creases; light age-tanning to paper. Text clean and unmarked; binding tight. Great reading/research copy of this influential publication. 34 pages; black-and-white photos; advertisements. Language: English. Front cover shows detail of sculpture, Cantilever, by Kenneth Snelson. Back cover is handsome ad for institutional clocks designed by George Nelson for Howard Miller. NOTE: Large format-- cannot ship outside U.S. via Flat-Rate envelope; may require additional international postage. Contents: Education for Urban Living, by Fran P. Hosken; Two Churches by Franz Fueg; Theater in Dublin [The New Abbey Theater] by Michael Scott and Partners; House by Meiji Watanabe; Gropiusstadt [West Berlin] by The Architects Collaborative; Lamps by Angelo Mangiarotti; American Sculpture of the Sixties (re exhibition at Los Angeles County Museum of Art); Subterranean Village [Matmata, Tunisia], by Myron Goldfinger; The Artist As the Conscience of Society, by Dore Ashton; music reviews by Peter Yates; more. Keywords: architect, art history, design, critic, criticism, sculptor, modern, modernist, modernism, 1960s, '60s, vintage, retro. No ISBN. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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Arts and Architecture magazine, November 1957, Vol. 74, No. 11, Entenza, John (editor)
9 Arts and Architecture magazine, November 1957, Vol. 74, No. 11 Entenza, John (editor)
Good. 
Paperback. Softcover monthly periodical with stapled binding, published 1957 by John D. Entenza, Los Angeles. Noticeable average wear: small creases, rubbed edges. Text clean and unmarked; pages bright; binding tight. Great reading/research copy of this influential publication. 40 pages; black-and-white photos; advertisements. Language: English. Cover shows detail of sculpture by Bernard Rosenthal. NOTE: Large format-- cannot ship outside U.S. via Flat-Rate envelope; may require additional international postage. Contents: Homes in America, Part II, by Edmund Burke Feldman; Case Study House No. 18 by Craig Ellwood Associates; Tents by Dr. Frei Otto; Small House by Killingsworth-Brady-Smith; House by Richard Dorman and Associates; Redwood House by Mario Corbett; Lagoon House by Raphael S. Soriano; Bernard Rosenthal - Sculptor; Striking a Light, Part II, by Peter Yates [re 'Waiting for Godot']; Art review by Dore Ashton: Notes from France and Spain [Michel Tapie, tachistes, Antonio Tapies, etc.]; more. Beautiful color ads for Knoll Furniture and Pomona Tile. Keywords: architect, art history, modern, modernist, modernism, Fifties, 1950s, '50s, vintage, retro, Mid-Century. No ISBN. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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Arts and Architecture magazine, September 1956, Vol. 73, No. 9, Entenza, John (editor)
10 Arts and Architecture magazine, September 1956, Vol. 73, No. 9 Entenza, John (editor)
Good. 
Paperback. Softcover monthly periodical with stapled binding, published 1956 by John D. Entenza, Los Angeles. Light-to-average wear: light creases and rubbed edges on cover. Text clean and unmarked; pages bright; binding tight. Great reading/research copy of this influential publication. 40 pages; black-and-white photos; advertisements. Language: English. Front design by Charles Kratka is among the magazine's most handsome and striking covers. NOTE: Large format-- cannot ship outside U.S. via Flat-Rate envelope; may require additional international postage. Contents: House by A. Quincy Jones and Frederick E. Emmons; Two Houses by H. M. E. Stadler, Jr.; Architectural Office by Killingsworth, Brady and Smith; Pier Luigi Nervi -- Concrete Sections from Two New Stadiums; Two-Unit Apartment [Russian Hill, San Francisco] by John Funk; Project for a Country Club by Craig Ellwood; Housing Project -- The Homestyle Center, Grand Rapids; House by Paul Laszlo [designer's own home]; The Psychopathology of Reaction in the Arts, by Herbert Read; Art review by Dore Ashton (re 'Twelve Americans' at Museum of Modern Art); Music review by Peter Yates (re Los Angeles Music Festival and Franz Waxman); more. Beautiful ads for Frank Bros. and Knoll. Keywords: architect, art history, modern, modernist, modernism, Fifties, 1950s, '50s, vintage, retro, Mid-Century. No ISBN. 
Price: 90.00 USD
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Arts and Architecture, October 1955, Vol. 72, No. 10, Entenza, John (editor)
11 Arts and Architecture, October 1955, Vol. 72, No. 10 Entenza, John (editor)
Good. 
Paperback. Softcover monthly periodical with stapled binding, published 1955 by John D. Entenza, Los Angeles. Front cover rips at spine have been reinforced from inside with archival tape. Noticeable wear: light creases and grubbiness to cover; corners curling. Text clean and unmarked; pages bright; binding tight. Great reading / research copy of this influential publication. 38 pages; black-and-white photos; advertisements. Language: English. Cover by Follis and Ehrlich. NOTE: Large format-- cannot ship outside U.S. via Flat-Rate envelope; may require additional international postage. Contents: Two Income-Unit Structures by Raymond Kappe; Shopping Center by William F. Cody; Room for Five Children by Rex Goode and John Follis; Small Studio House by Robert B. Browne; Small Churches by Louis H. Huebner; House by Harwood Taylor; Small Restaurant by Herb Rosenthal; School by William H. Harrison; Small House by Burdette Keeland Jr.; Espace Exhibition; Light and Structure by Harry Bertoia; A Celebration of Poetry by Peter Yates; more. Back cover ad shows 17 flatware patterns from Van Keppel-Green. Keywords: architect, modern, modernist, modernism, Fifties, 1950s, '50s, vintage, retro, California. No ISBN. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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Castles: An Introduction to the Castles of England and Wales, O'Neil, B. H. St. J.
12 Castles: An Introduction to the Castles of England and Wales O'Neil, B. H. St. J.
Good. 
Hardcover. Small hardcover book with dustjacket, published 1953 by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London. Noticeable wear to jacket: small chips; tiny rip repaired with archival tape. Light age-tanning to pages. Text very clean; no marks; binding tight. 66 pages; 24-page essay; 12 black-and-white photos; 28 plans; Glossary. Language: English. Author was Chief Inspector of Ancient Monuments. 'This book traces the development of castles, particularly that of their defences, ... as a counter to constantly improved methods of attack. It is intended as a background to the study of individual castles in the care of the Ministry of Works.'--from jacket flap. Keywords: castle, architecture, history, Middle Ages, medieval, keep, defense, tower, travel, Britain, British, Welsh. No ISBN. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Chambers for a Memory Palace, Lyndon, Donlyn; Moore, Charles W.
13 Chambers for a Memory Palace Lyndon, Donlyn; Moore, Charles W.
0262121824 / 9780262121828 Very Good. 
Hardcover. Hardcover published 1994 by The MIT Press. No dustjacket, as issued. Small smudge on front. No marks in text; pages bright; binding tight. 322 pages; Index; illustrations by the authors. Language: English. 'In a conversation in letters, two distinguished architects informally discuss architectural forms and embellishments in famous buildings and recent constructions. Here, a determined novice can learn how the concept of an axis affects the visual and structural presence of a building, as well as the impact of diverse domes, pillars, arches, terraces, courtyards and gardens. Each chapter (or, as they call it, chamber) focuses on one theme, jumping between past and present, between Italian hill towns and San Francisco, between Spanish mosques and Disneyland. They discuss the Taj Mahal; the Hagia Sophia; mad Ludwig's castle, Neuschwanstein in Bavaria; the great Mosque at Cordoba; the Salk Institute in California; and an enormous number of other interesting structures, both familiar and lesser known. Illustrated throughout with deft sketches of the subjects discussed, the book is a prize for anyone fascinated by architecture.' -- Publishers Weekly, 1994. 
Price: 27.00 USD
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CHINESE AND INDIAN ARCHITECTURE, Wu, Nelson I.
14 CHINESE AND INDIAN ARCHITECTURE Wu, Nelson I.
Acceptable. 
Paperback. NY: George Braziller, 1967, softcover, 2nd printing, 128pp, Index, Notes, Bibliography, map, B/W photos, plans, elevations. Good-minus condition: text clean and unmarked. Pages bright; binding tight. Noticeable rubbing to cover edges. Bottom front corner is creased. Light soiling to side page edge. From the series The Great Ages of World Architecture. Author also known as Wu No-sun. Language: English. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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Egypt (Architecture of the World series), de Cenival, Jean-Louis; Stierlin, Henri (editor)
15 Egypt (Architecture of the World series) de Cenival, Jean-Louis; Stierlin, Henri (editor)
3822893064 / 9783822893067 Very Good. 
Paperback. Softcover published by Benedikt Taschen Verlag. No date; ca. 1994. Light wear: crescent crease to front cover; spine uncreased. Clean and unmarked; pages bright; binding tight. 192 pages; Index; Bibliography; Chronological Table; black-and-white photos, illustrations, and plans. Language: English (translation). Contents: Preface: The Contemporary Aspect of Pharonic Architecture, by Marcel Breuer; Introduction; Main Stages of History and Civilization; Aims of Egyptian Architecture; Technical Problems; The Main Evolutionary Lines of Egyptian Architecture. Keywords: art history, ancient, pyramid, Pharoah, Saqqara, Old Kingdom, Middle Kingdom, New Kingdom, Karnak, obelisk, tomb, temple, desert, Nile. [code J] 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Frank Lloyd Wright Collected Writings, 1939-1949, Wright, Frank Lloyd; Pfeiffer, Bruce Brooks (editor)
16 Frank Lloyd Wright Collected Writings, 1939-1949 Wright, Frank Lloyd; Pfeiffer, Bruce Brooks (editor)
New. 
Paperback. Brand-new oversize softcover 1994 Rizzoli. Volume 4 of The Collected Writings. Still in shrink-wrap; superclean; no marks or creases. Gift-giving condition. Language: English. Introduction by Kenneth Frampton. NOTE: Cannot ship outside U.S. via Global Priority--Surface or Airmail only. 'Handsomely illustrated with photographs, architectural drawings and plans, this fourth volume of Wright's collected writings bristles with his prickly, opinionated views. The architect's outspoken pacifism and isolationism, voiced in repetitious, often strident essays, led him to stubbornly misperceive Hitler's Germany as a distant economic threat rather than as a totalitarian power bent on world domination. The years covered here saw Wright's dissemination of his utopian plan for Broadacre City, which embodied his dream for a decentralized, liberated society that would blend agrarian and urban pursuits without the wasteful consumerism which he saw as rampant in the American way of life. Also included are an extended autobiographical sketch; a highly personal tribute to his mentor, Louis Sullivan; a broadside aimed at then New York City parks commissioner Robert Moses, whose proposals for high-rise housing were anathema to Wright; and Wright's reflections on his design for Manhattan's Guggenheim Museum.'--Publishers Weekly. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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GK Sekkei: Where Theory Meets to Practice, Sone, Koichi
17 GK Sekkei: Where Theory Meets to Practice Sone, Koichi
Very Good. 
Paperback. Oversize coffee-table softcover 1997 L'Arcaedizioni. New; superclean; no marks or creases; pages bright; binding tight; never read. Light BUMP to top corner throughout book. 199pp, color photos. Language: English. NOTE: Large format-- cannot ship outside U.S. via Flat-Rate envelope; may require additional international postage. Introduction: Takeshi Nishizawa. Tokyo-based team specializing in Urban Design: street lighting appliances, advertising props, benches, road i_lands, road markings, and small objects contributing to the smooth-running, modern beauty of the city. Keywords: architectural, firm, Japan, Japanese, planning, development, 20th, twentieth, century, modern. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Indian Temples and Palaces (Great Buildings of the World), Edwardes, Michael
18 Indian Temples and Palaces (Great Buildings of the World) Edwardes, Michael
Very Good. 
Hardcover. Hardcover with dustjacket 1969 Paul Hamlyn. No additional printings indicated. Very clean; no marks; pages bright; binding tight. Light wear to jacket; price clipped from flap. 191pp, Index, Glossary, over 150 B/W and 12 color photos. Language: English. From flap: '[T]races the development of art and architecture in India over a period of 2,000 years.' 12 buildings are chosen for detailed description. Printed and bound in Great Britain. Great Buildings of the World series. No ISBN. Keywords: architectural, sacred, secular, Ajanta, Black Pagoda, Great Mosque, Fatehpur Sikri, Mughals, Golden Temple, Sikhs, Shah Jahan, Red Fort, Udaipur, Viceroy's House. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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London: A Guide to Recent Architecture, Hardingham, Samantha; Collie, Keith (photographer)
19 London: A Guide to Recent Architecture Hardingham, Samantha; Collie, Keith (photographer)
1841660604 / 9781841660608 Very Good. 
Paperback. Small, chunky, pocket-size softcover 5th edition, published 2001 by Ellipsis London Ltd. Light wear to cover corners. Very clean; no marks; pages bright; binding tight; spine uncreased. 300+ pages; Index; black-and-white photos. Language: English. Please note: This is NOT the most recent edition of this guide. 'This guide contains descriptions of more than 100 built projects which provide an up-to-date [2001] view of London's architecture. The aim of the book is to initiate an architectural tour, pointing out some of the latest building types and techniques along the way.' --from Introduction. Keywords: contemporary, guidebook. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Los Angeles: A Guide to Recent Architecture, Phillips-Pulverman, Dian; Lloyd, Peter
20 Los Angeles: A Guide to Recent Architecture Phillips-Pulverman, Dian; Lloyd, Peter
3895082856 / 9783895082856 Very Good. 
Paperback. Small, chunky, pocket-size softcover, published 1996 by Ellipsis / Konemann. Light wear to covers. Very clean; no marks; pages bright; binding tight; spine uncreased. 320 pages; Index; black-and-white photos. Language: English. Paraphrased from back cover: Describes and illustrates more than 100 buildings from 1989-1996, ranging in scale from shops and family residences to Pershing Square. Includes schools, libraries, churches, offices, restaurants, etc. Keywords: contemporary, guidebook. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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