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Category: All Categories: Architecture: Architecture: Old and Rare
11 items found.   List items by:   Author     Title     Publisher
California White & Sugar Pine Manufacturers Association,  
Pine Homes
Publisher: California White & Sugar Pine Manufacturers Association, San Francisco 1925.
.: 1925. 10x7 inch softbound book (stapled) with very Deco color illustrated cover (bungalows set among tall pines, with towering clouds). 48 pages with B&W photos and sepia diagram drawings. This purports to contain a "report" from the architect sent by one George S. Blake Jr. to investigate the suitability of California white and sugar pine timber for building homes in a new development. The "report" of course is in glowing terms, with some "field photos" thrown in. The property to be developed is the "Large estate of the late George Blake, " identified only as "Suburban Hills of American City." The balance of the book offers specifics on specifications for quality building with pine, followed by a section of photos of homes, primarily California type bungalows, showing exterior and interior architectural features, plus garage and garden structures. Clearly an advertising and promotional piece, not a "report." Light toning to covers, shallow creases to a few upper page corners, internally clean and sound. Edition Not Indicated Paper Bound Very Good Con Small 4to - over 9-1/4" - 12" Tall Ephemera

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Fullerton, William, Architect  
Architectural Examples In Brick, Stone, Wood, and Iron. With an Appendix...
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 332.45 CAD 328.95 EUR 222.22 GBP 188.68 JPY 25,000.00 MXN 4,166.67 ZAR 3,521.13 

Purchase direct from: The Owl at the Bridge. Item number: OB286.
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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 166.22 CAD 164.47 EUR 111.11 GBP 94.34 JPY 12,500.00 MXN 2,083.33 ZAR 1,760.56 

Purchase direct from: The Owl at the Bridge. Item number: 43249.
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Lohse, Richard P.  
Neue Ausstellungsgestaltung : Nouvelles Conceptions de l'Expostion, New Design in Exhibitions

Publisher: Verlag fur Architektur; Erlenbach-Zurich: 1953.
Near Fine in Fair dust jacket Hardcover 250 pages; 8vo (9.5") 25 cm; Parallel text in German, French, English throughout. Large oblong hardcover, beige cloth, black lettering, 250 glossy pages, hundreds of b/w photos and diagrams (floorplans, elevations, etc) depicting massive mid-century fully designed installations intended for major exhibitions, including completely furnished modern houses and apartments, airport terminals, museum wings, factories, vehicles, etc, entered into the Exposition des Arts Decoratifs in Paris from 1930 to 1952. Various designers and architects are named in the highly detailed text. ; Subtitle: 75 Beispiele neuer Ausstellungsform / 75 Examples des Nouvelles formes d'Expostion / 75 Examples of the new Form of Exhibitions. ; French translation by Andre Rivoire. English translation by the English Institute, Zurich. ; Book shows minor foxing. No other defects. Jacket sunned, faded, with many small chips and closed tears, but all readable. Quite rare.

Appr.: | AUD 259.31 CAD 256.58 EUR 173.33 GBP 147.17 JPY 19,500.00 MXN 3,250.00 ZAR 2,746.48 

Purchase direct from: Alan's Used Books. Item number: 17125.
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Ripley, M. M. Illustrated by: Illustrated by Alexandre de Bar  
World's Worship in Stone, the : Temple, Cathedral, and Mosque, One Hundred and Fifty Engravings from the Best Artists
Publisher: Estes & Lauriat; Boston: 1882.
Good+ with no dust jacket Hardcover 176 pages; Folio (12.75") 33 cm; Tall hardcover (12.75 inches) 33 cm tall, dark green cloth over beveled boards, intricate black decor and gilt illustrations on front, all edges gilt, 176 stiff pages, 150 beautiful b/w engravings in text, including exteriors, interiors, courtyards, doorways, etc, of the most ornate structures in the world. ; Copyright 1879. Title page 1882. Illustrations by Alexandre de Bar and others. ; Illustrations and descriptions of massive temple ruins of ancient Greece and Rome, old cathedrals and monasteries of Europe, mosques and mausoleums of the Middle East and India, pagodas and gopuras of the Far East, etc. ; Spine title: Temples of the World. ; Cloth chipped at heel and crown, worn along edges. Front free endpaper lightly creased. A few leaves of front matter have disolored inner margins not affecting text. No other marks, no writing. Binding tight. A stunning book.

Appr.: | AUD 166.22 CAD 164.47 EUR 111.11 GBP 94.34 JPY 12,500.00 MXN 2,083.33 ZAR 1,760.56 

Purchase direct from: Alan's Used Books. Item number: 16764.
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Russell, A. L. N.  
Architecture: The Simple Guide Series
Publisher: George G. Harrap & Co., London, 1928.
G cioth hardback, gilt lettering, G DJ. Cover with bent spine edges, one crumpled corner, bumped corners. DJ has edge wear, some small tears, darkened spine, tear on spine, some scuffs. Bookdealer's small label inside cover. Binding cracking at p 140, not loose. End papers and pp are very lightly tanned. Sml 8vo, 266 pp with b/w photos and illustrations, biblio and index. Reprinting of 1927 edition.

Appr.: | AUD 19.95 CAD 19.74 EUR 13.33 GBP 11.32 JPY 1,500.00 MXN 250.00 ZAR 211.27 

Purchase direct from: CRBooksellers. Item number: 9220.
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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 206.12 CAD 203.95 EUR 137.78 GBP 100.00 JPY 15,500.00 MXN 2,583.33 ZAR 2,183.10 

Purchase direct from: Keeble Antiques. Item number: 2703.
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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 103.06 CAD 101.97 EUR 68.89 GBP 50.00 JPY 7,750.00 MXN 1,291.67 ZAR 1,091.55 

Purchase direct from: Keeble Antiques. Item number: 2751.
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Soleri, Paolo  
Arcology : The City in the Image of Man
Publisher: MIT Press; Cambridge, Mass: 1972.
Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket Fourth Printing Hardcover 122 pages; 8vo (9.5") 25 cm; Large oblong hardcover (15.5 x 9.5 inches) 40 x 25 cm, black cloth, 122 pages, hundreds of highly-detailed b/w architectural illustrations for proposed utopian compact cities combining living spaces with manufacturing, recycling, technology, crops, etc. Plenty of text and captions, very small type. ; Foreword by Peter Blake. Originally published 1970. This is 4th printing, 1972. Arcology means ecological architecture. ; Book is clean, boards slightly bowed, no other defects. Jacket has five small closed tears not affecting any text or illustrations.

Appr.: | AUD 127.66 CAD 126.32 EUR 85.33 GBP 72.45 JPY 9,600.00 MXN 1,600.00 ZAR 1,352.11 

Purchase direct from: Alan's Used Books. Item number: 18537.
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Vignola, Giacomo, with William Robert Powell Illustrated by: Illustrated by Pierre Esquie  
Elementary Treatise on Architecture, an : Comprising the Complete Study of the Five Orders, with Indications of Their Shadows and the First Principles of Construction

Publisher: J. H. Jansen; Cleveland, Oh: 1923.
Fair with no dust jacket Hardcover 158 pages; Folio (12.75") 33 cm; Ex-Library; Very tall hardcover, gray cloth, black lettering, 158 unnumbered pages, 72 full-page b/w plates, each with detailed captions on facing pages. ; This is an English translation of Vignola's famous Regola delli Cinque Ordini d'Architettura, originally published in 1562, which described the canon of classical architectural style regarding columns, doors, entablatures, arches, etc. ; This new edition copyright 1921, translated by William Robert Powell, with a new glossary and footnotes, and with additional diagrams by Pierre Esquie. This printing 1923.; Cloth is worn, frayed in places. Owner name penciled inside front cover, large but very faded. Minor pencil marks on two plates. Dewey decimal number painted on heel, also very faded. Rear endpaper scarred from removed pocket. No other library marks. Binding tight.

Appr.: | AUD 69.15 CAD 68.42 EUR 46.22 GBP 39.25 JPY 5,200.00 MXN 866.67 ZAR 732.39 

Purchase direct from: Alan's Used Books. Item number: 16800.
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Waite, Diana S.  
Stanford White's Venetian Room: Its Conception, Realization & Restoration
Publisher: Mount Ida Press in assoc. with The Cultural Services of the French Embassy, Albany, NY, Copyright date: 1998.
Paperback. Condition: Very Good+/None "Staplebound pictorial softcover, lightly edgeworn. Binding sound, and interior clean and unmarked. 8.5 x 8.5 ins." "BOOK INFO: Illustrated in B&W with period photographs and portraits and with technical drawings. Financier and industrialist Oliver Payne's gift to his nephew, Payne Whitney, upon his marriage to Helen Hay, the Manhattan townhouse mansion's reception room is the meticulously restored Venetian Room, one of White's final and best works, said to convey the ambiance of the Gilded Age.". Language: English. Pages: 14

Appr.: | AUD 26.60 CAD 26.32 EUR 17.78 GBP 15.09 JPY 2,000.00 MXN 333.33 ZAR 281.69 

Purchase direct from: Quadrant Book Mart. Item number: 13212.
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