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101 Classic Homes of the Twenties
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101 Classic Homes of the Twenties

By Harris, McHenry & Baker Co.

Mineola, NY: Dover, 1999. Paperback. First edition. Fine except for a light crease to one corner of the back cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. 112 pages; 118 b&w photos with floor plans; 9.5 x 12.25 inches. 101 "modern homes" built in the 1920s, with floor plans. An unabridged republication of "Better Homes at Lower Cost" originally published by Harris McHenry & Baker Co., a lumber company in Elmira, NY.

$14.95

Victorian House Designs in Authentic Full Color: 75 Plates from the "Scientific American, Architects and Builders Edition," 1885-1894
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Victorian House Designs in Authentic Full Color: 75 Plates from the "Scientific American, Architects and Builders Edition," 1885-1894

By Cirker, Blanche

Mineola, NY: Dover, 1996. Paperback. First edition, 1996. Fine except for a tiny tear at one edge. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Edited by Blanche Cirker. 80 pages; 75 color plates with drawings and floor plans; 9.25 x 12.25 inches. Designs for a variety of Victorian city dwellings, suburban and country homes, cottages and other structures -- all accompanied by perspective views and floor plans with measurements.

$14.95

Philip Johnson: The Glass House
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Philip Johnson: The Glass House

By Johnson, Philip; Jeffrey Kipnis; David Whitney

New York: Pantheon, 1993. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. Fine hardcover with a small patch of rubbing to the bottom edge of one board in a Fine dust jacket with a patch of light wrinkling to the back. A nice copy. All dust jackets are protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. The first collection of writing about one of the most famous American houses to be built in the 20th century and the eight subsequent structures erected around it; with nineteen essays by critics and art historians such as Kenneth Frampton, Robert Hughes, Robert A.M. Stern, Peter Eisenman, Calvin Tompkins, Vincent Scully and Philip Johnson himself. Edited by Jeffrey Kipnis and David Whitney. 174 pages; b&w photos, sketches, and architectural drawings throughout; 8.5 x 11.25 inches. LAID-IN is a long, 3-page newspaper article about the house and Philip Johnson, titled: "Memories of Life and Death in an Architectural Masterwork."

$59.95

The American Bungalow: 1880-1930
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The American Bungalow: 1880-1930

By Lancaster, Clay

New York: Dover, 1995. Paperback. First edition, 1995. Near Fine with a light crease to the back cover and a small bump to the corner of the front. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Text by Clay Lancaster. 264 pages; 193 b&w photos, floor plans, artwork in reproduction, and drawings; 8.25 x 10.75 inches. Appendix, index. A well-known architectural historian explores the bungalow both as an evolving art form and an architectural document reflecting middle-class life in early 20th-century America.

$12.95

Philip Johnson & Texas
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Philip Johnson & Texas

By Johnson, Philip; Paul Hester; Frank D. Welch

Austin: University of Texas Press, 2000. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. Fine cloth-bound hardcover with crisp white text to the spine in a Fine dust jacket with a hint of shelf wear. All dust jackets are protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Text by Frank D. Welch; photographs by Paul Hester; foreword by Philip Johnson. 328 pages; b&w photographs, floor plans, architectural renderings, and site maps throughout; 8.25 x 10.75 inches. Provides a biography of the development of Philip Johnson as an architect and then explores the question of why most of his best work was done in Texas. Due to size and weight, international and expedited shipping will be more than quoted.

$89.95

Gwathmey Siegel: Buildings and Projects, 1982-1992
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Gwathmey Siegel: Buildings and Projects, 1982-1992

By Collins, Brad; Diane Kasprowicz; Peter Eisenman

New York: Rizzoli, 1993. Paperback. First edition, 1993, first printing. Fine paperback with a couple of light indents. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Introduction by Peter Eisenman; edited by Brad Collins and Diane Kasprowicz. 336 pages; color and b&w photos + floor plans, architectural renderings, and site maps; 8.5 x 11 inches. Exhibition history, awards, biographies. A survey of the work of the firm Gwathmey Siegel & Associates Architects, from 1982 to 1992, including their restoration and addition to the Guggenheim Museum; American Museum of the Moving Image; John Berry Sports Center, Dartmouth College; Theater Arts and Fine Arts Building, State University of NY at Buffalo; College of Architecture Building, University of NC; Werner Otto Hall, Harvard University; International Design Center I & II; Solomon Equities; IBM Greensboro; Contemporary Resort Convention Center, Walt Disney World; Bonnet Creek Golf Clubhouse, Walt Disney World; David Geffen Company; Stadtportalhauser; Convention Center and Hotel, Euro-Disney; Golf Clubhouse, Euro-Disney; Spielberg Residence; Opel Residence; Steinberg Residence; Gwathmey Apartment; Oceanfront Residence; Bechtler Residence. Due to size and weight, international and expedited shipping will be more than quoted.

$19.95

Scale Models: Houses of the 20th Century
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Scale Models: Houses of the 20th Century

By Kurrent, Friedrich

Basel & Salzburg: Birkhauser & Anton Pustet, 1999. Paperback. First edition, first printing. NEW paperback, shrink wrap opened to confirm printing. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Presents scale models of notable 20th century houses by architects including Aalto, Asplund, Frank, Gray, Le Corbusier, Loos, Melnikov, Mies, Plecnik, Schindler, Wagner, and Wright. Edited by Friedrich Kurrent. 436 pages; over 200 scale models depicted in multiple views in b&w; 8.5 x 9.5 inches. Biographies.

$34.95

Cottages: Charming Seaside and Tidewater Designs
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Cottages: Charming Seaside and Tidewater Designs

By Sater, Dan

Tucson, AZ: Home Planners, 1998. Paperback. First edition, first printing. Fine paperback with French flaps with a couple of small indents to the back cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Architectural designs by Dan Sater. 63 pages; color illustrations and b&w floor plans throughout; 11 x 9 inches. The Sater Design Collection of seaside and tidewater home floor plan designs with watercolor renderings of different views of 25 homes inspired by 19th century Caribbean, Charleston Row and Key West island homes.

$14.95

Victorian Cottage Residences
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Victorian Cottage Residences

By Downing, Andrew Jackson; Adolf K. Placzek

New York: Dover, 1981. Paperback. Early, if not first, Dover edition, 1981. Near Fine paperback with a touch of wear at the spine edges and a small scuff/indent at one edge. A nice copy. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Text by Andrew Jackson Downing; preface by Adolf K. Placzek. 352 pages; 155 b&w illustrations including floor plans; 5.375 x 8.5 inches. This firsthand source for the most popular styles of 19th-century Victorian architecture presents 26 cottage designs--including Gothic, bracketed, Italianate, "rustic," and more. Unabridged re-publication of the 1873 edition of the work first published in 1842.

$14.95

Metal Shutter Houses Shigerau Ban West Chelsea
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Metal Shutter Houses Shigerau Ban West Chelsea

By Shigeru Ban Architects; Corcoran Group; Dean Maltz

New York: Corcoran Group, nd [c. 2007]. Paperback. First edition. Fine/As New paperback with dust jacket. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Unpaginated [approx. 140 pages]; color computer rendered photos throughout; 6.5 x 3 inches. Includes a biographical essay on Shigeru Ban. A marketing book for a NYC condominium project, finished in 2011 in lower Chelsea. The project's architects and interior designers were Shigeru Ban and Dean Maltz; it was Ban's first new construction condominium residences in the United States. What is unique about the building is that each floor has a movable shutter that can close off the balcony from the outside, like the shutters on storefronts. The book is designed as a flip-book, moving the reader through a typical unit in the building, to the balcony, and then outside the building as the shutters are lowered. A fascinating and creatively designed marketing tool with a detailed look at the interior and exterior of the building.

$150.00

I Cortili di Roma
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I Cortili di Roma

By Mandillo, Federico; Pietro Cipollaro

Rome: Edizioni Capitolium, 1977. Hardcover. First edition, presumed. Near Fine with a touch of rubbing to the extremities and a small, light newspaper discoloration to the ffep in a Near Fine/Very Good with light shelf wear and a couple of small indentations. Ochre cloth-bound hardcover with crisp gilt title to front and spine. A very nice copy. All dust jackets are protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Text by Federico Mandillo; photographs by Pietro Cipollaro; preface by Orazio Guerra. 285 pages; b&w photos throughout; 8.75 x 12.75 inches. Text in Italian. Part of a project documenting Rome, this volume presents the Roman architectural courtyard in all it's many variations, mostly in photographs.

$125.00

Painted Ladies: San Francisco's Resplendent Victorians
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Painted Ladies: San Francisco's Resplendent Victorians

By Baer, Morley - Photographs; Elizabeth Pomada; Michael Larsen

E.P. Dutton, 1978. Paperback. Very Good+ paperback with a touch of wear at the tips and very light shelf wear; square tight binding, no creasing to spine, interior clean and bright. Faint odor. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Later printing. 80 pages; color photos throughout; 10.8 x 8.5 inches. Photographs of the colorful and eccentric Victorian architecture of San Francisco.

$11.95

Daughters of Painted Ladies: America's Resplendent Victorians
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Daughters of Painted Ladies: America's Resplendent Victorians

By Keister, Douglas - Photographs; Elizabeth Pomada; Michael Larsen

E.P. Dutton, 1987. Paperback. Very Good+ with light shelf wear and a faint odor; square tight binding, no creasing to spine, interior clean and bright. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Later printing. 144 pages; 172 color photographs; 11 x 8.5 inches. A tour of the astonishing and stunning newly painted Victorian homes around the United States. Mostly exterior views with architectural details.

$11.95

Milton Keynes: A Personal View
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Milton Keynes: A Personal View

By Fisk, Eugene

Wolverton, UK: The People's Press / Oakleaf Books, 1981. Paperback. SIGNED. First edition. Very Good with light wear. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. 48 pages; b&w illustrations through out; 8.5 x 11.5 inches. SIGNED BY FISK in the year of publication. Laid in is a price sheet for the illustrations in the book. Out of Print. Stapled stiff card wraps. Designated a "new town" in 1967, Milton Keynes was constructed to help ease the housing pressure on London. Encompassing a radical vision of urban planning and designed with a modernist slant, it was initially derided by the more traditional British spectator. Fisk, an ex-monk turned artist, spent a year sketching locations in Milton Keynes and writing about them to produce this book, a response, if you will, to the criticism. Fisk now lives in Wales. He has been exhibited through out England and Wales.

$29.95