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Hypnos.: Massimo Scolari

By Massimo Scolari, Jose Rafael Moneo, Franco Rella

Cambridge, MA/NY: Harvard University Graduate School of Design/Rizzoli, 1986. soft cover., very slight evidence of use to exterior. no markings.; text in english and italian.; 94pp., color and b/w illustrations throughout., foreword by jose rafael moneo., essay by franco rella. interesting interplay of painting, drawing and architecture in one individual's work. handsome publication.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket as Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Exhibition Catalogue.

$32.00

The Development By Le Corbusier of the Design for L'Eglise De Firminy a Church in France

By Le Corbusier, et al.

Raleigh, NC: Student Publications of the School of Design North Carolina State of the University of North Carolina, 1964. soft cover, as issued. large, folded, color poster of models and writing laid-in., cover has some light dust smudges. no other flaws or wear. no markings or writing. no bumps, tears, creases. staple-bound.; corbusier's french notes appear with english translation. unpaginated, apprx. 60pp., b/w illustrations and photos. le corbusier and his atelier were actively involved in this publication, as was richard saul wurman.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. Square 8vo.

$45.00

Survey of Architectural History in Cambridge. Five Volumes: East Cambridge, Mid Cambridge, Cambridgeport, Old Cambridge, and Northwest Cambridge.

By Cambridge Historical Commission. Bainbridge Bunting, Robert H. Nylander, Robert Bell Rettig, Antoinette F. Downing, Elisabeth MacDougall, Eleanor Pearson, Arthur J. Krim, et al.

Cambridge, MA: Cambridge Historical commission/MIT Press, 1965. five volumes complete., only expected signs of use to exteriors, a crease or small bump here and there, one little sticker-ghost - interiors are fine. no other flaws.; all five appear to be first editions, published in 1965, 1967, 1971, 1973, and 1977 respectively.; the paginations in order: 101pp., 118pp., 159pp., 208pp., 206pp.; all are illustrated throughout in black and white with some color used in charts.; the series provides a unique history and photographic documentation of the architecture and development of cambridge, massachusetts, covering nearly 400 years. published individually, all but one out-of-print, and rarely available as a set.; various isbns.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good Plus/No Jacket, as Issued. Oblong 8vo. Multi-Volume Set.

$160.00

Burgundian Gothic Architecture

By Robert Branner

London: A. Zwemmer, Ltd., 1985. soft cover., no flaws or wear. clean. no markings. no bumps, creases, tears. tight sewn binding.; xx-206pp., illustrated throughout in b/w, figures and plates. a well preserved copy.. Soft Cover Reissue. Soft Cover. Near Fine Plus. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$32.00

Window Room Furniture: Projects

By Tod Williams, Ricardo Scofidio

New York: The Cooper Union/Rizzoli, 1981. soft cover., minor rubbing to some extremities, as one often encounters when the cover is black. no other flaws or wear. clean. no markings. no bumps. sturdy sewn binding.; 111pp., illustrated throughout, b/w, some color. two essays and projects contributed by among others, pozzi, holl, artschwager, tigerman, hejduk, isozaki, wilke, meier, libeskind, gehry, kruger, israel.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$38.00

Le Corbusier: Last Works

By Willy Boesiger, Editor

New York: Praeger Publishers, 1970. cloth, hard cover in dust jacket., two pages have a corner crease from place-holding. some shallow wear to dj edges, no chips or losses. smudge to dj rear panel. possibly price-clipped on front flap, hard to say. no other flaws. no writing or markings. sturdy binding, hinges.; parallel text french, german, english. eighth and final volume of the complete works.; 208pp., illustrated throughout in color, b/w.. First American Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good Plus/Very Good. Oblong 8vo.

$72.00

Aircraft

By Le Corbusier

New York: Universe Books/St. Martin's Press, 1988. cloth, hard cover in dust jacket. bottom fore-corner of each board has a very small, minor crease at the tip with no corresponding echo to pages or dj. one equally small indent to exterior hinge of top board. no other flaws or wear. clean. no writing or markings. no real bumps, no tears, chips or clip. tight binding. a very nice copy of the reissue of the 1935 original.; english text., 124pp., illustrated throughout in b/w.. Reissue Edition, First Thus. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine Plus. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$72.00

Architectural Space in Ancient Greece

By C.A. Doxiadis

Cambridge: The M.I.T. Press, 1972. cloth, hard cover in dust jacket. dj has some rubbing and shallow edge-wear with a few chips. dj price-clipped. no other flaws or wear. no writing or markings to text or exterior. strong binding.; english text translated by jaqueline tyrwhitt.; xxxvii-184pp., b/w illustrations, photos, drawings, plans.. First American Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good Plus/Very Good Minus. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$62.00

Apollo in the Democracy: The Cultural Obligation of the Architect

By Walter Gropius

NY: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1968. hardcover in dust jacket, black cloth., only minor evidence of handling to dj. no writing or markings, strong binding/hinges.; x-182pp., 71 b/w illustrations/photos. contains ten essays and articles, plus five "encounters" on behrens, wright, mies, stravinsky, and le corbusier.; does not carry an isbn.. Second Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good Plus. Large 8vo.

$30.00

Della Fortificatione Delle Citta (Facsimile)

By M. Girolamo Maggi e Del Capitan Iacomo Castriotto. Giorgio E. Ferrari

Roma: Jouvence Viella, 1982. hard cover, illustrated paper-covered boards. unbound soft cover introduction laid-in. large book., light wear to small areas of exterior. some fade-lines to cover from sun and shelf placement. no other flaws. clean. no markings. strong binding.; italian text. this 1982 edition appears to suggest that 500 were printed but there is no number in the space for one. the soft cover has 21 pages. book is unpaginated. a 1583 work on city fortifications.. First Edition Thus, Limited. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Facsimile.

$110.00

Architecture and Statecraft: Charles of Bourbon's Naples, 1734-1759
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Architecture and Statecraft: Charles of Bourbon's Naples, 1734-1759

By Robin L. Thomas

University Park: The Pennsylvania State University Press, 2013. hard cover in dust jacket, cloth-backed illustrated boards., no flaws or wear. clean. no markings. no bumps, tears, chips. tight binding. a very nice copy.; xxi-223pp., 120 b/w illustrations.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine Plus. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$52.00

Ralph Adams Cram: An Architect's Four Quests, Medieval, Modernist, American, Ecumenical
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Ralph Adams Cram: An Architect's Four Quests, Medieval, Modernist, American, Ecumenical

By Douglass Shand-Tucci

Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2005. cloth, hard cover in dust jacket., no flaws or wear. clean. no markings. no bumps, tears, chips. strong binding.; this copy is briefly inscribed and signed by the author on the title page.; xxiii-600pp., 8 color plates and over 130 b/w illustrations. . Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine Plus/Near Fine Plus. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$125.00

Rietveld Schroder House
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Rietveld Schroder House

By Bertus Mulder, Ida Van Zijl

New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 1999. folded card covers/sewn binding., no flaws, clean, no writing or markings, tight binding.; english text edition., 48pp., illustrated throughout in color, b/w., history of the house, and an essay on its place in gerrit rietveld's body of work. a true masterpiece of 20th century, dutch modernist architecture and design.. First American Edition/First Printing. Soft Cover. Near Fine Plus. Square 8vo.

$59.00

Robert De Cotte and the Perfection of Architecture in Eighteenth-Century France
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Robert De Cotte and the Perfection of Architecture in Eighteenth-Century France

By Robert Neuman

Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1994. cloth, hardcover in dust jacket., no flaws or wear. clean, no names, writing, markings, bumps, tears, etc. strong binding, hinges.; xviii-262pp., 186 b/w illustrations. . First Edition/First Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine Plus/Near Fine Plus. Large 8vo.

$54.00

Lutyens Abroad: The Work of Sir Edwin Lutyens Outside the British Isles

By Andrew Hopkins and Gavin Stamp, Editors

London: The British School at Rome, 2002. soft cover, folded card covers., faint aura of toning to white cover in front. no other flaws or wear. no markings of any sort. no bumps, tears. tight sewn binding.; xiii-243pp., over 100 b/w figures, diagrams, maps. 16 essays and articles by various contributors.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$90.00

Ludwig Wittgenstein, Architect

By Paul Wijdeveld

Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 1994. hardcover in dust jacket., no flaws, clean, no writing or markings. no bumps, tears, clips, tight binding/hinges, a great copy.; 240pp., over 300 sketches/drawings, numerous photographs, color and b/w.; first mit press edition.; large, well written, well illustrated, detailed portrait of wittgenstein the architect, the house built for his sister, and the viennese milieu of that time.. First American Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine Plus/Near Fine Plus. Large 12" 4to.

$120.00

A History of Venetian Architecture
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A History of Venetian Architecture

By Ennio Concina

Cambridge, U.K./NY: Cambridge University Press, 1998. cloth, hard cover in dust jacket., no flaws or wear. clean. no markings of any sort. no bumps, tears, chips, or creases. strong, tight binding.; english text translated from italian original.; 356pp., illustrated throughout in color, b/w. comprehensive history.. First English Language Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. Large 8vo.

$48.00

Summer Cottages of Six Bostonians in Pride's Crossing and Manchester-By-The-Sea

By Joan Brown, Monique Lehner, Dorothy Monroe

Boston: Society of Architectural Historians, New England Chapter, 1983. stapled photo-copy, as issued., very faint aura of toning to margins of cover. no other flaws or wear. clean. no markings. no tears.; 27 sheets printed on one side. b/w illustrations. texts from a variety of contributors and sources pertaining to the architects, houses, and families who owned them.. No Edition Stated. Soft Cover. Very Good Plus. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$42.00

The Merritt Parkway
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The Merritt Parkway

By Bruce Radde

New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1993. hardcover in dust jacket., owner signature to front free endpaper. no other flaws, clean, no other markings, tight binding/hinges., 135pp., 35 color plates, numerous b/w figures/photos., detailed examination of the merritt parkway - its conception, design and construction, with particular attention paid to the many overpasses and bridges and their distinctive designs.. First Edition/Second Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine Plus/Near Fine Plus. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$24.00

Making a Landscape of Continuity: The Practice of Innocenti and Webel

By Gary R. Hilderbrand, Editor

Cambridge/New York: Harvard University Graduate School of Design and Princeton Architectural Press, 1997. cloth, hard cover in dust jacket., one very small edge-chip to dj and one minor crease to back panel. signature of prior owner to front free endpaper, an author of books on landscape design history. no other flaws or wear, no other markings, writing. no bumps or tears. tight binding.; 128pp., illustrated throughout in color and b/w, with several gate-folds. history of 20th century firm.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$52.00

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