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Japanese Architecture

By: Alex, William

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, George Braziller: 1963

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 05502

Condition: Near Fine


127 pages with Notes, Glossary, Bibliography, and Index. More than 100 illustrations, including photographs, plans and drawings. View more info

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The See-Through Years: Creation and Destruction in Texas Architecture, 1981-1991

By: Barna, Joel Warren

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Houston, Texas, Rice University Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 06056

ISBN: 0892633166

Condition: Fine


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. View more info

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The Decorative Tradition

By: Barnard, Julian

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Princeton, The Pyne Press: 1973

Seller ID: 05117

ISBN: 0878610642

Condition: Near Fine


Small chip and edge tear to jacket. 144 pages, with Bibliography and Index. Illustrated with numerous black & white photos. View more info

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The New World Architecture

By: Cheney, Sheldon

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Tudor Publishing: 1935

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 08985

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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Ten Houses: Alfredo de Vido, Architects

By: Crosbie, Michael J. (Editor, Introduction)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Gloucester, Massachusetts, Rockport Publishers: 1998

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 06562

ISBN: 1564964094

Condition: Near Fine


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. View more info

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Steel, Structure, and Architecture: A Survey of the Material and Its Applications

By: Eggen, Arne Petter; Sandaker, Bjorn Normann;Sandaker, Bjrn Normann

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New Haven, Connecticut, Whitney Library of Design: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 07149

ISBN: 0823050203

Condition: Fine


256 pages, illustrated. Notes, Bibliography, Index. View more info

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The Architecture of Sir Christopher Wren

By: Furst, Viktor

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Lund Humphries: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 07214

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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Houston Architectural Ballade

By: Gertsman, Valentin L.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Houston, Mills & Morris Publishing: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 06317

ISBN: 096454931x

Condition: 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. View more info

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Stories & Legends in the Architectural Decorations of Chen's Lineage Hall, 5 Volumes in Slipcase

By: Guangdong Folk Arts Museum (Editors)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: China, Lingnan Art Publishing House: 2010

Seller ID: 08760

ISBN: 7536244533

Condition: 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 vol... View more info

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Frank Lloyd Wright Glass Art

By: Heinz, Thomas A.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Academy Editions: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09088

ISBN: 1854902954

Condition: Near Fine


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 ... View more info

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Feudal Architecture of Japan

By: Hirai, Kiyoshi

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York/Tokyo, Weatherhill/Heibonsha: 1973

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 08597

ISBN: 0834810042

Condition: 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. View more info

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Western Islamic Architecture

By: Hoag, John D.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, George Braziller: 1963

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 05503

Condition: Near Fine


128 pages, with Notes, Glossary, Bibliography, and Index. More than 100 illustrations including photographs, plans and drawings. View more info

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Town Houses

By: Hope, Alice

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Hayden Book Company, Inc.: 1965

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 08858

Condition: Very 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. View more info

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Richard Meier

By: Jodidio, Philip

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Germany, Taschen: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 06719

ISBN: 3822892564

Condition: 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. View more info

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The Architecture of Joe Ming Chu (Zhu Zuming zhi jian zhu - Mandarin Chinese Edition)

By: Joe Ming Chu (Zhu Zuming Zhu)

Price: $200.00

Publisher: zong jing xiao Tian yuan cheng shi wen hua shi ye you xian gong Si: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 09522

ISBN: 957-97324-1-8

Condition: Near Fine


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... View more info

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Greek Architecture

By: Lawrence, A.W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 08851

Condition: Good


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. View more info

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Builders' Blueprints: How to Read Them

By: Lowndes, Ph.B., William S.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Scranton, Pennsylvania, International Textbook Company: 1928

Seller ID: 03142

Condition: Very Good+


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 fr... View more info

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Building Diplomacy: The Architecture of American Embassies

By: Lui, Elizabeth Gill

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ithaca, New York and London, Four Stops Press / Cornell University Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09376

ISBN: 0801443261

Condition: 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. View more info

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Ten Houses: Peter L. Gluck and Partners

By: Ojeda, Oscar Riera (Editor, Foreword)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Rockport, Massachusetts, Rockport Publishers: 1997

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 06563

ISBN: 1564963144

Condition: Near Fine+


Rear cover slightly rubbed, else a fine copy. 105 pages. Ten houses designed by Peter L. Gluck and Partners, each illustrated with color photos and architectural drawings. Firm profile and photo credits at back of book. Introduction by Paul Goldberger. View more info

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Ten Houses: Enrique Browne

By: Ojeda, Oscar Riera (Editor, Foreword)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Rockport, Massachusetts, Rockport Publishers: 1997

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 06564

ISBN: 1564963918

Condition: Near Fine+


Rear cover slightly rubbed, else a fine copy. 103 pages. Ten houses designed by Enrique Browne, each illustrated with color photos and architectural drawings. Firm profile and photo credits at back of book. Introduction by Enrique Browne. View more info