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The Real Log Cabin, Aldrich, Chilson D.
1 Aldrich, Chilson D.
The Real Log Cabin
New York: Macmillan: 1928: Hard Cover: Good: No Jacket: Covers are shelf-worn, rubbed, and chipped at the spine ends. Hinges cracking, but binding is holding. Previous owner name and date (1930) in pencil on the front free endpaper. 278 pages, illustrated, on the preparation and construction of log cabins.: 05762: 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
Japanese Architecture, Alex, William
2 Alex, William
Japanese Architecture
New York: George Braziller: 1963: First Printing: Hard Cover: Near Fine: Near Fine: 127 pages with Notes, Glossary, Bibliography, and Index. More than 100 illustrations, including photographs, plans and drawings.: 05502: 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
The See-Through Years: Creation and Destruction in Texas Architecture, 1981-1991, Barna, Joel Warren
3 Barna, Joel Warren
The See-Through Years: Creation and Destruction in Texas Architecture, 1981-1991
Houston, Texas: Rice University Press: 1992: 0892633166 / 9780892633166: First Edition: Hard Cover: Fine: Near Fine: Blacknon Winters Kuhner [Photography]: 288 pages, including Notes and Index. The author examines the buildings in Texas cities in the 1980s, which started with a flurry of architectural exploration and construction activity only to see many of tall completed structures vacant by the decade's end. The title of Barna's book alludes to these empty buildings that created a "see-through" character.: 06056: 
Price: 12.50 USD
 
 
The Decorative Tradition, Barnard, Julian
4 Barnard, Julian
The Decorative Tradition
Princeton: The Pyne Press: 1973: 0878610642 / 9780878610648: Hard Cover: Near Fine: Very Good: Small chip and edge tear to jacket. 144 pages, with Bibliography and Index. Illustrated with numerous black & white photos.: 05117: 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
The New World Architecture, Cheney, Sheldon
5 Cheney, Sheldon
The New World Architecture
New York: Tudor Publishing: 1935: Reprint: Hard Cover: Very Good: No Jacket: Small tear to the cloth at the head of the spine. Mild shelf wear and light foxing the first several pages. 1935 reissue of the original 1930 edition. 404 pages with Index. Numerous black and white photos depicting historical architecture as well as the newer architecture in the early 20th century.: 08985: 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
Ten Houses: Alfredo de Vido, Architects, Crosbie, Michael J. (Editor, Introduction)
6 Crosbie, Michael J. (Editor, Introduction)
Ten Houses: Alfredo de Vido, Architects
Gloucester, Massachusetts: Rockport Publishers: 1998: 1564964094 / 9781564964090: First Printing: Soft Cover: Near Fine: 4to - over 9" - 12" Oblong: Rear cover slightly rubbed and a few dog-eared pages, else a fine copy. 105 pages. Ten houses designed by Alfredo de Vido, Architects, each illustrated with color photos and architectural drawings. Firm profile and photo credits at back of book. Foreword by Richard J. Wertheimer.: 06562: 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
Steel, Structure, and Architecture: A Survey of the Material and Its Applications, Eggen, Arne Petter; Sandaker, Bjorn Normann;Sandaker, Bjrn Normann
7 Eggen, Arne Petter; Sandaker, Bjorn Normann;Sandaker, Bjrn Normann
Steel, Structure, and Architecture: A Survey of the Material and Its Applications
New Haven, Connecticut: Whitney Library of Design: 1995: 0823050203 / 9780823050208: First Edition: Hard Cover: Fine: Fine: 256 pages, illustrated. Notes, Bibliography, Index.: 07149: 
Price: 12.00 USD
 
 
The Architecture of Sir Christopher Wren, Furst, Viktor
8 Furst, Viktor
The Architecture of Sir Christopher Wren
London: Lund Humphries: 1956: First Edition: Hard Cover: Very Good: No Jacket: Very light shelf wear. 244 pages with Appendices, Notes, Catalogue Raisonne, A Note on the Wren Drawings, Abstract of the Wren Library, Select Bibliography, and Index. 157 illustrations.: 07214: 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
Houston Architectural Ballade, Gertsman, Valentin L.
9 Gertsman, Valentin L.
Houston Architectural Ballade
Houston: Mills & Morris Publishing: 2000: 096454931x / 9780964549319: First Edition: Hard Cover: Near Fine: Near Fine: Text block bowed slightly. Jacket has a trace of rubbing and a few tiny scratches on the front panel that are barely visible. Photographic essay on the contemporary architecture and outdoor sculptures of Houston, Texas. 104 photographs illustrate this limited edition, of which this is one of 5,000 copies. Published with the assistance of the Houston Architecture Foundation.: 06317: 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
Stories & Legends in the Architectural Decorations of Chen's Lineage Hall, 5 Volumes in Slipcase, Guangdong Folk Arts Museum (Editors)
10 Guangdong Folk Arts Museum (Editors)
Stories & Legends in the Architectural Decorations of Chen's Lineage Hall, 5 Volumes in Slipcase
China: Lingnan Art Publishing House: 2010: 7536244533 / 9787536244535: Soft Cover: Fine: Each volume about 5 X 7 inches. All are in new condition in a slipcase with a hint of wear. Chen's Lineage Hall is the largest and best preserved traditional art architecture in the Guangdong Province in China. More than 200 subjects have been selected from the decorative patterns of Chen's Lineage Hall, covering seven categories, including Stone Carving, Wood Carving, Pottery Sculpture, Lime Sculpture, Brick Carving, Copper and Iron Casting, and Color Painting. Each volume is about 60 pages and illustrated.: 08760: 
Price: 45.00 USD
 
 
Frank Lloyd Wright Glass Art, Heinz, Thomas A.
11 Heinz, Thomas A.
Frank Lloyd Wright Glass Art
Great Britain: Academy Editions: 1994: 1854902954 / 9781854902955: First Edition: Hard Cover: Near Fine: Near Fine: Folio: Trace of wear, bumping to corners and light wear at the upper corner of the dust jacket, front panel. 264 pages with Bibliography and Glass Glossary. 396 illustrations, mostly in color. From the publisher: "This lavishly illustrated book devotes itself to Wright's formidable contribution to the medium and features a number of powerful two-dimensional graphic designs and a number of three-dimensional units. Stained glass in the USA as well as the technical aspects of glass making are discussed. The majority of his work in glass was concentrated into the first decade of the 20th century when Wright abandoned old-fashioned stained glass windows and began experimenting with light screens of concrete developing into wood fretwork and glass block and tubing." -------Oversized book that will require extra postage for Priority and International shipping.-------: 09088: 
Price: 100.00 USD
 
 
Feudal Architecture of Japan, Hirai, Kiyoshi
12 Hirai, Kiyoshi
Feudal Architecture of Japan
New York/Tokyo: Weatherhill/Heibonsha: 1973: 0834810042 / 9780834810044: First English Edition: Hard Cover: Near Fine: Near Fine: Previous owner stamp on title page. 166 pages with 161 illustrations, including 20 in full color and 32 architectural drawings. Volume 13 in the Heibonsha Survey of Japanese Art.: 08597: 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
Western Islamic Architecture, Hoag, John D.
13 Hoag, John D.
Western Islamic Architecture
New York: George Braziller: 1963: First Printing: Hard Cover: Near Fine: Near Fine: 128 pages, with Notes, Glossary, Bibliography, and Index. More than 100 illustrations including photographs, plans and drawings.: 05503: 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
Town Houses, Hope, Alice
14 Hope, Alice
Town Houses
New York: Hayden Book Company, Inc.: 1965: First American Edition: Hard Cover: Very Good: Good: Mild wear to boards. The dust jacket has a few edge tears and some large chips. Protected now, with improved looks and handling, in a clear Mylar sleeve. The author uses more than 200 photos and plans to present a range of British houses, old and new. Forty-two houses are analyzed and described in revealing detail. 159 pages.: 08858: 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
Richard Meier, Jodidio, Philip
15 Jodidio, Philip
Richard Meier
Germany: Taschen: 1995: 3822892564 / 9783822892565: First Edition: Soft Cover: Near Fine: Stiff pictorial covers with printed flaps. A few light scratches to the rear cover. Meier's signature on the first blank page, but it appears to be facsimile. 176 pages, with Chronology, Biography, Bibliography, and Photographic Credits. A survey of Meier's architectural work. Text in English, German, and French.: 06719: 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
The Architecture of Joe Ming Chu (Zhu Zuming zhi jian zhu - Mandarin Chinese Edition), Joe Ming Chu (Zhu Zuming Zhu)
16 Joe Ming Chu (Zhu Zuming Zhu)
The Architecture of Joe Ming Chu (Zhu Zuming zhi jian zhu - Mandarin Chinese Edition)
zong jing xiao Tian yuan cheng shi wen hua shi ye you xian gong Si: 1998: 957-97324-1-8 / 9789579732413: First Edition: Hard Cover: Near Fine: Near Fine: SIGNED: A near fine copy with just a trace of reading and shelf wear. The dust jacket shows some rubbing to the rear panel and is protected now in a clear archival sleeve. Written in Chinese with English translations of the Section and Chapter titles, as well as a brief biography of Joe Ming Chu, this book is a memoir of architectural achievements from Texas to Taiwan, as well as a look back at life, travel, and artistic pursuits. Numerous color photos and architectural drawings document the professional accomplishments of this important architect. Joe Ming Chu, as he was known in the U.S., designed numerous buildings in the San Antonio, Texas area, school buildings in particular, as can be seen in the Chronological List of Works section of this book (Works in Marmon & Mok Architects Office as Director of Design / San Antonio, Texas, 1961-1972). Following the San Antonio, Texas period is a pictorial chronology of his work in Hong Kong and Taiwan, 1973-1998. The book is organized into the following sections: Life Journey, Selected Works, Chronological List of Works, Essay, and Art. 219 pages, profusely illustrated. SIGNED by Joe Ming Chu to the previous owners of the book. A very scarce copy, particularly with the architect's signature.: 09522: 
Price: 200.00 USD
 
 
Greek Architecture, Lawrence, A.W.
17 Lawrence, A.W.
Greek Architecture
Penguin Books: 1957: First Edition: Hard Cover: Good: No Jacket: Some scuffing and scratches to the covers. Label on the spine is peeling and worn away in places. Foxing to the endpapers and a previous owner stamp on the front free endpaper. 327 pages with Notes, Bibliography, a section of 152 black and white plates, and Index. Other illustrations include 171 figures and 3 maps, and 2 diagrams.: 08851: 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
Builders' Blueprints: How to Read Them, Lowndes, Ph.B., William S.
18 Lowndes, Ph.B., William S.
Builders' Blueprints: How to Read Them
Scranton, Pennsylvania: International Textbook Company: 1928: Hard Cover: Very Good+: No Jacket: Red cloth with gilt stamping. Moderate wear to spine ends and corners. No marks or stains. Previous owner name in small script on front pastedown. A detailed book with many illustrations and blueprint examples designed to help the mechanic, or tradesman, understand more of what his foreman understands about reading and interpreting blueprints. As this volume was prepared in the 1920s, it could today serve as a useful reference to architecture and architectural drawing from that era.: 03142: 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
Building Diplomacy: The Architecture of American Embassies, Lui, Elizabeth Gill
19 Lui, Elizabeth Gill
Building Diplomacy: The Architecture of American Embassies
Ithaca, New York and London: Four Stops Press / Cornell University Press: 2004: 0801443261 / 9780801443268: First Edition: Hard Cover: Near Fine: Near Fine: Previous owner bookplate on the half-title page and the facing page appears to have had a plate of some sort removed (residue remains). Small tear on the top edge of the dust jacket's rear panel, otherwise fine. 267 pages with numerous color photographs (shot 2000-2003) documenting the architecture of U.S. embassies. Endpaper maps--antiquarian and modern.: 09376: 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
Richard Neutra, McCoy, Esther
20 McCoy, Esther
Richard Neutra
New York: George Braziller, Inc.: 1960: Hard Cover: Near Fine: No Jacket: Upper corners slightly bumped, very mild wear at the spine ends. This volume is one in the Masters of World Architecture Series, under the general editorship of William Alex. 20 pages of text, followed by Notes to the Text, Selected Bibliography of Books and Articles Written by Richard Neutra, Selected Bibliography on Richard Neutra, Sources of Illustrations, 80 pages of black & white plates, 5 pages of a selection of Neutra's sketches he often made while travelling, Selected Chronolgical List of Buildings and Projects, Chronology of Neutra's life, and Index.: 02668: 
Price: 20.00 USD
 

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