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El Croquis 57 Santiago Calatrava 1990-1992

By Richard C. Levene, Fernando Marquez Cecilia, Eds.

Madrid: El Croquis S.A., 1992. soft cover, folded card covers., minor bump to rear top fore-corner affecting 15 sheets. no other flaws or wear. clean. no markings. tight sewn binding.; spanish text with parallel english translation. numerous plans and works. illustrated throughout. issue devoted to santiago calatrava.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good Plus. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

$64.00

James Gamble Rogers and the Architecture of Pragmatism
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James Gamble Rogers and the Architecture of Pragmatism

By Aaron Betsky

NY/Cambridge: The Architectural History Foundation/MIT Press, 1994. tan cloth hardcover in dust jacket., no flaws - clean, no writing or markings, tight binding. an unused, pristine copy.; xii-275pp., 225 b/w illustrations. detailed examination of american architect james gamble rogers who worked from the 1890s into the first four decades of the 20th century.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$60.00

Philip Johnson Writings

By Philip Johnson. Foreword, Vincent Scully. Introduction, Peter Eisenman. Commentary, Robert A.M. Stern

New York: Oxford University Press, 1979. cloth, hard cover in dust jacket., dj has one small edge-chip, a couple of short edge-tears a smudge to back panel and the dj spine is a shade darker. no other flaws or wear. book itself is free of flaws or wear. no markings. strong binding.; 292pp., warhol frontis portrait of johnson. b/w illustrations. numerous articles and essays.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine Plus/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$36.00

Mosque Architecture of Pre-Mughal Bengal

By Syed Mahmudul Hasan

Bangladesh: University Press Limited, 1979. cloth, hard cover in dust jacket., minor, slight wear to dj. clean, no writing or markings. no bumps. strong binding.; english text.; xxii--217pp., followed by unpaginated section of 43 b/w plates. 29 b/w illustrations in the text. including one folding map. first edition in 1971.. Second Edition Revised. Hard Cover. Very Good Plus/Very Good Plus. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$72.00

Giorgio Vasari: Architect and Courtier
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Giorgio Vasari: Architect and Courtier

By Leon Satkowski

Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1993. cloth, hardcover in dust jacket.,. no flaws, clean, tightly bound, no writing or markings, no bumps, tears.; xxiv - 176pp. text, followed by 239 illustrations and photographs.; examines vasari the architect.. First Edition/First Printing. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$62.00

Genius Loci: Towards a Phenomenology of Architecture

By Christian Norberg-Schulz

New York: Rizzoli, 1984. soft cover., crease to back cover. two cover-corners show loss of shiny coating material. no other wear, flaws. clean. no writing, markings. no bumps or tears. tight binding, sewn, glued.; first published in italian, 1979. first american ed. 1980., 213pp., 351 b/w illustrations. . Later Softcover Printing. Soft Cover. Very Good Plus. Large 8vo.

$70.00

Designing for Industry: The Architecture of Albert Kahn

By Grant Hildebrand

Cambridge: The MIT Press, 1974. cloth, hard cover in dust jacket., smattering of old, faint foxing to preliminary pages, dj has minor wear to edges and folds. no writing/names/markings, strong binding/hinges.; xvii-232pp., 99 b/w illustrations. examines the work of albert kahn, the foremost factory architect of the first half of the 20th century.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Oblong 8vo.

$115.00

Bruce Goff: Toward Absolute Architecture

By David G. De Long

Cambridge/New York : The MIT Press and The Architectural History Foundation, 1988. cloth, hard cover in dust jacket. large, heavy book., soft crease to dj back panel and minor bit of wear at top edge of dj spine, all low impact. no other flaws or wear. clean. no writing, markings, labels. no bumps, tears, chips, clips. strong binding, hinges. a very nice copy.; x-388pp., 33 color illustrations and 320 in b/w. comprehensive life and works.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine Plus/Near Fine. Square 4to.

$92.00

The Zen Gardens (Two Volumes)

By Toyo Okamato and Gisei Takakuwa

Japan: Mitsumura Suiko Shoin Co.,ltd., 1962. two volumes, as issued. softcovers with dust jackets affixed along spines, as issued. each in original cardboard slipcase with paper label. each vol. and slipcase has owner's small japanese stamp and same owner's signature stamp. else, clean, no other markings, sturdy bindings. well preserved set.; text is japanese with english translations., idiosyncratic paginations. over 200 pages between the two volumes. illustrated throughout with b/w photos.; scarce thus.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine Plus/Near Fine. Oblong 8vo. Multi-Volume Set.

$39.00

Otto Wagner: Reflections on the Raiment of Modernity

By Harry Francis Mallgrave, Editor

Santa Monica, CA: Getty Center for the History of Art and the Humanities, 1993. cloth, hard cover in dust jacket., no flaws or wear. clean. no markings. no bumps, tears, chips, clips. tight binding. appears unused.; english text.; xi-423pp., b/w illustrations. 11 essays - including introduction - by various contributors. from getty series, issues and debates.. First Edition /First Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine Plus/Near Fine Plus. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$44.00

Venice and the East: The Impact of the Islamic World on Venetian Architecture 1100-1500.
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Venice and the East: The Impact of the Islamic World on Venetian Architecture 1100-1500.

By Deborah Howard

New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2000. cloth, hardcover in dust jacket.,.no flaws or wear, clean, no markings, no tears, creases, chips, bumps.; xvpp., 283pp., 271 illustrations, many in color.; venice, an active trading port, received cultural influences from many places, particularly the moslem lands of the middle east and asia minor. these influences are herein traced through the city's architecture.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$58.00

The Modulor: A Harmonious Measure to the Human Scale Universally Applicable to Architecture and Mechanics

By Le Corbusier

Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1954. hardcover lacks dust jacket, gray cloth with black and red lettering. clean. no names/writing/markings, no bumps or wear. strong binding/hinges.; 243pp., illustrated throughout by the author. originally published in a french softcover in 1950. this third printing is dated 1966.. Third Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. Square 12mo.

$38.00

Pamphlet Architecture 6 (Special Reprint Edition)

By Lebbeus Woods

Richmond, CA: William Stout Publishers, 2013. soft cover, staple-bound wrappers, as issued., no flaws or wear. clean, no markings. no bumps, tears, creases. unused copy.; unpaginated, apprx. 24 pages. b/w illustrations, plus one in color at back. first published in 1980 in edition of 400 copies. this special reprint was published to commemorate the architect's death in 2012. poem at start of book was commissioned from susan stewart.. Reissue Edition, First Thus. Soft Cover. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$95.00

Architecture and the Crisis of Modern Science

By Alberto Perez-Gomez

Cambridge: The MIT Press, 1983. cloth, hardcover in dust jacket., minor evidence of use to dj, no serious flaws. clean, no writing or markings, strong binding. no bumps or chips, clips.; translated from the 1980 spanish edition by the author.; x-400pp., b/w illustrations throughout. examines the influence of science and math on architecture from the seventeenth century in europe.. First American Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good Plus. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$54.00

Engineering Architecture: The Vision of Fazlur R. Khan
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Engineering Architecture: The Vision of Fazlur R. Khan

By Yasmin Sabina Khan

New York: W. W. Norton and Co., 2004. hard cover in dust jacket., clean, no writing or markings. no tears, chips or clips. tight binding. a very nice copy.; 416pp., illustrated throughout in b/w. examines the career of structural engineer, fazlur khan, who helped design numerous tall buildings using innovative techniques.. First Edition /First Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine Plus/Near Fine Plus. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$36.00

Leon Vaudoyer: Historicism in the Age of Industry.
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Leon Vaudoyer: Historicism in the Age of Industry.

By Barry Bergdoll

Cambridge, MA: The M.I.T. Press, 1994. cloth, hard cover in dust jacket., single short line to bottom edge, small stamp of letter T to top edge. crease to front free endpaper. back panel of dj has one closed edge-tear at bottom. no other flaws. no writing or text markings, clean, strong binding.; published in assoc. with, the architectural history foundation, ny.; viii-349pp., 236 b/w illustrations.; important monograph on vaudoyer, 19th century french beaux-arts architect and architectural theorist.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$72.00

Palladio in Print: An Exhibition of Books from Queen's University Library and Private Collectors in Celebration of the 500th Anniversary of the Birth of Andrea Palladio

By Pierre De La Ruffiniere Du Prey, with Portia Leggat

Kingston, Ontario : Pierre De La Ruffiniere Du Prey, 2008. soft cover, as issued., no flaws or wear. clean. no writing, markings, labels. no bumps, tears. strong binding.; iii-40pp., 21 illustrations, including 7 in color. nineteen items in exhibition all have detailed catalogue entries.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine Plus. Oblong 8vo. Exhibition Catalogue.

$32.00

Buildings Without Architects: A Global Guide to Everyday Architecture
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Buildings Without Architects: A Global Guide to Everyday Architecture

By John May

New York: Rizzoli, 2010. hard cover in dust jacket., small indent to to bottom edge of board. faint wear to dj , negligible impact. clean. no writing, markings, labels. no tears, chips, clips. tight binding.; 192pp., illustrated throughout. international vernacular architecture in history and the present.. First Edition /First Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine Plus/Near Fine Plus. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$24.00

Frank Lloyd Wright and Midway Gardens
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Frank Lloyd Wright and Midway Gardens

By Paul Kruty

Urbana/Chicago, IL: University of Illinois Press, 1998. cloth, hard cover in dust jacket., small and super thin line on fore-edge, largely invisible. no other flaws or wear. clean, no writing or other markings. no tears, chips, bumps. strong binding.; xx-262pp., 204 b/w illustrations. 1914 chicago project of wright's.. First Edition /First Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine Plus/Near Fine Plus. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$250.00

The Architecture of R.M. Schindler
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The Architecture of R.M. Schindler

By Elizabeth A.T. Smith and Michael Darling, et al.

Los Angeles/NY: Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles and Harry N. Abrams, 2001. cloth/hardcover in dust jacket., clean, no writing or markings, sturdy binding/hinges.; 283pp., 265 illustrations, including 107 color plates. five essays by various contributors. catalogue, reference material.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Exhibition Catalogue.

$92.00

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