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Category: All Categories: Architecture: Architecture: Old and Rare
6 items found.   List items by:   Author     Title     Publisher
1.
Birkmire, William H.  
Skeleton Construction in Buildings with Numerous Practical Illustrations of High Buildings.

Publisher: New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1893..
Second Edition, 1894 Hardback octavo in green cloth. 237 pages plus a title page and a sample from the author's "Compound Riveted Girders" totaling 12 pages; the title page of the author's Architectural Iron and Steel . " along with two pages of reviews of the publisher's books and 10 preliminary pages including the table of contents; and finally, two pages of ads. An early and very important treatise on building skyscrapers with steel skeleton construction. It includes examples, with engravings and architectural drawing detail, of the Home Life Insurance Building, the Havemeyer Building, the Jackson Building, the Postal Telegraph Building, the New Netherland Building, the Waldorf Hotel, the Manhattan Life Insurance Building, all in New York, and the Old Colony Building in Chicago. A remarkably nice copy with just a bit of wear to the extremities and a little nick to the foredge of the rear cover. The inside is clean, unmarked and soundly bound, but with minimal toning. Hardcover Hardcover Near fine

Appr.: | AUD 422.46 CAD 434.07 EUR 286.23 GBP 235.12 JPY 39,500.00 MXN 4,937.50 ZAR 3,950.00 

Purchase direct from: Gallagher Books, ABAA, ILAB. Item number: 9091.
    
US$395.00
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2.
Fullerton, William, Architect  
Architectural Examples In Brick, Stone, Wood, and Iron. With an Appendix...
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Publisher: London, E. & F. Spon / NY, Spon & Chamberlain, 1914.
xxiv, 42 p., 245, [1] plates. "Third Edition With 245 Full-Page Plates. New Impression." A rich encyclopedia of Victorian architectural detail. Some of the plates are architectural plans for buildings. First published 1890; this is the fullest edition. Avery cat. 7: 758 is 2d ed. of 1895; NUC 187: 626 (NF 0426649) lists a copy at MiD only. Stock#OB286.

Appr.: | AUD 267.38 CAD 274.73 EUR 181.16 GBP 148.81 JPY 25,000.00 MXN 3,125.00 ZAR 2,500.00 

Purchase direct from: The Owl at the Bridge. Item number: OB286.
    
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3.
Gornostaev, F. F. (Fedor Fedorovich), b. 1867.  
Dvory i Tserkvi Uga / F. F. Gornostaev.

Publisher: Moskva : Izd. T-va.
92, [3] p., [30] leaves of plates : illus. ; 25.5 cm. Series: Kulturnyiia sokrovishcha Rossīi vyp. 8. Includes bibliographical references. The plates are hand mounted photographs. First edition of a pre-Revolutionary survey of Russian architecture. (Pollard) Stock# 43,249. Vg / no dj.

Appr.: | AUD 133.69 CAD 137.36 EUR 90.58 GBP 74.40 JPY 12,500.00 MXN 1,562.50 ZAR 1,250.00 

Purchase direct from: The Owl at the Bridge. Item number: 43249.
    
US$125.00
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4.
Sackville-West. V [Vita]:  
Knole and the Sackvilles

Publisher: London, William Heinemann, 1922. (1st Edition) .
xvi + 231pp with tissue-guarded b/w frontispiece and 24 b/w illus. Highly regarded work by Vita Sackville-West, portraying Knole and its inhabitants from the fifteenth century onwards. Bound in off white cloth ( a little grubby) with cover illustration by William Nicholson, spine a little darkened with 2 very small tears to head of spine and rubbing to heel, corners a little bumped ; internally, a good tight copy bright and clean. Very good cond - regret no dustwrapper. 10 1/4 x 6 1/4 inches.

Appr.: | AUD 165.78 CAD 170.33 EUR 112.32 GBP 100.00 JPY 15,500.00 MXN 1,937.50 ZAR 1,550.00 

Purchase direct from: Keeble Antiques. Item number: 2703.
    
US$155.00
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5.
Scire, Giovanna Nepi:  
Canaletto's Sketchbook

Publisher: Venice, Canal & Stamperia Editrice. 1997 .
208pp with illus and commentary, card covered, of seperate 74 page hardback facsimile of Canaletto's Sketchbook. Supplied in slip-case, this two volume set provides excellent archive reference to the great artist's sketching technique : the sketchbook accurately reproduces the feel and texture of the original. 9 x 6 3/4 inches

Appr.: | AUD 82.89 CAD 85.16 EUR 56.16 GBP 50.00 JPY 7,750.00 MXN 968.75 ZAR 775.00 

Purchase direct from: Keeble Antiques. Item number: 2751.
    
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6.
Stotz, Charles Morse; introduction by Fiske Kimball.  
The Early Architecture of Western Pennsylvania: A Record of Building Before 1860 Based Upon the Western Pennsylvania Architectural Survey . . .

Publisher: New York: William Helburn, Inc. for the Buhl Foundation, 1936..
Second Printing, 1937 One of 470 copies in this printing. Folio in red cloth stamped in gilt. 290 pages illustrated by photographs, elevations, drawings, folding map tipped in at rear. The record of a survey of early architecture in the area. Very high quality photographs and drawings, plenty of detail drawings; interiors and exteriors. Light extremity wear to the covers but clean, bright and soundly bound. The jacket is missing the top inch of the spine, but otherwise just a couple of short tears and light edge wear. Hardcover Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good Dustjacket

Appr.: | AUD 176.47 CAD 181.32 EUR 119.57 GBP 98.21 JPY 16,500.00 MXN 2,062.50 ZAR 1,650.00 

Purchase direct from: Gallagher Books, ABAA, ILAB. Item number: 11439.
    
US$165.00
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