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image of AUTOGRAPH NOTE SIGNED BY AMERICAN ARCHITECT WILLIAM EDWARD PARSONS ON A COPY OF A BROCHURE ANNOUNCING COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY'S SIXTH COMPETITION FOR THE MCKIM FELLOWSHIPS IN ARCHITECTURE.

AUTOGRAPH NOTE SIGNED BY AMERICAN ARCHITECT WILLIAM EDWARD PARSONS ON A COPY OF A BROCHURE ANNOUNCING COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY'S SIXTH COMPETITION FOR THE MCKIM FELLOWSHIPS IN ARCHITECTURE.

by Parsons, William Edward. (1872-1939). American architect. Parsons "of the class of 1897" is listed as a recipient of a Columbia University McKim Fellowship in Architecture.

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Published
(1901).
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Good
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(New York): Columbia University, (1901)., (1901).. Good. - Quarto [approximately 11 inches high by 8-1/2 inches wide], softcover. An autograph note is penciled on the top right corner of the first page of a 4-page brochure printed on cream colored paper with the fourth side left blank. Signed "W. E. Parsons". The edges of the first page… Read more
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image of BERLIN 1900-1933: Architecture and Design / Architektur und Design.

BERLIN 1900-1933: Architecture and Design / Architektur und Design.

by Buddensieg, Tilmann; editor.

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Published
(1987).
Condition
Fine
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New York: Cooper-Hewitt Museum / Berlin: Gebr. Mann Verlag, (1987)., (1987).. Fine. - Quarto [approximately 10-1/4 inches high by 7-3/4 inches wide], softcover bound in pictorial stiff paper wraps. 187 pages. Profusely illustrated in color and black & white. Fine. This publication and the exhibition it is based on celebrated the 750th anniversary of the City of Berlin… Read more
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image of PROCESS: ARCHITECTURE. NUMBER 35. The Chicago School  of Architecture.

PROCESS: ARCHITECTURE. NUMBER 35. The Chicago School of Architecture.

by Takayama, Masami; Editor in Charge.

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Published
1982.
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Very good
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Tokyo: Process Architecture Publishing Co., 1982., 1982.. Very good. - Quarto [approximately 11-3/4 inches high by 8-3/4 inches wide], softcover bound in pictorial dark green wraps.There is some light creasing to the covers and the head of the spine & the corners of the covers are lightly chipped. 148 pages. Profuse illustrations in color and black & white,… Read more
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image of CESKY FUNKCIONALISMUS 1920-1940.

CESKY FUNKCIONALISMUS 1920-1940.

by (Urbanek, Gabriel). Rous, Jan.

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Published
[1978].
Condition
Good
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Praze: Umelecko Prumyslove Muzeum, [1978]., [1978].. Good. - Small quarto [9-1/2 inches high by 8-3/4 inches wide], softcover decorative tan, red & black wrappers over plain white wraps. The wrapper is lightly rubbed & bumped with the spine slightly faded. Illustrated in black & white. The front endpaper is partially detached & the bottom page corners are slightly… Read more
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image of THE ART AND ARCHITECTURE OF HERBERT B. TURNER.

THE ART AND ARCHITECTURE OF HERBERT B. TURNER.

by Gosney, Michael.

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Published
(2008).
Condition
Fine
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Cardiff-by-the-sea, CA: Waterside Press, (2008)., (2008).. Fine. - Quarto, 11 inches high by 9 inches wide. Green cloth titled in white on the spine with a device in blind on the front cover, in a color pictorial dust wrapper. xiii, [i] & 234 pages, with profuse textual as well as full-page and double page color illustrations throughout. Fine.… Read more
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GUSTAV PEICHL: A Viennese Architect.

by Steiner, Dietmar.

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Published
(1993).
Condition
Very good
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(Berlin): Ernst Wasmuth Verlag, (1993)., (1993).. Very good. - Quarto [11-1/4 inches high by 10 inches wide], black cloth in a dust wrapper. There is very light spotting to the binding & the bottom corner of the front cover is bumped. The rear panel of the dust jacket is lightly rubbed & the bottom corner of its front… Read more
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image of BREUER'S WHITNEY: An Anniversary Exhibition. (Cover title).

BREUER'S WHITNEY: An Anniversary Exhibition. (Cover title).

by (Breuer, Marcel). Olsberg, Nicholas; guest curator.

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Published
1996.
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Very good
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(New York): Whitney Museum of American Art, 1996., 1996.. Very good. - Octavo, softcover bound in pictorial wraps picturing part of Marcel Breuer's Whitney Building. There is a small stain to the front edge of the front wrap. [20] pages printed in red & brown on light tan paper with reproductions of architectural sketches in white & brown.… Read more
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Miami: Scarlett Black Editions, (1987)., (1987).. Very good. - An 8-1/2 inch high by 5-1/2 inch wide 4-page hand-colored pop-up book titled "Paths and Gateways on the Search for the Empty Afternoon" designed by Chip Sullivan. Text by Laura Cerwinske is illustrated with a wonderful hand-colored pop-up by Chip Sullivan. Bound in stapled self-wraps, the publication of this… Read more
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image of NORTH RUSSIAN ARCHITECTURE.

NORTH RUSSIAN ARCHITECTURE.

by Bartenev, I.; Fyordorov, B.

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Published
(1972).
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Very good
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(Moscow: Progress Publishers), (1972)., (1972).. Very good. - Small quarto [approximately 7 inches high by 5-1/4 inches wide], tan boards streaked in dark brown with a device stamped in gilt on the front cover. Gilt endpapers. The spine is a bit faded & the top corners are slightly bumped. 322 & [1] pages plus colophon. Profusely illustrated in… Read more
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image of VIENNA: DREAM AND REALITY. A Celebration of the Hollein Installations for the Exhibition

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London: Architectural Design, 1986., 1986.. Very good. - Quarto [approximately 10-3/4 inches high by 8-5/8 inches wide], softcover bound in decorative maroon & tan wrappers. 80 pages. Profusely illustrated in color and black & white. Near fine. Architectural Design Profile 61, Architectural Design Vol. 55, No. 11/12.
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image of TYPED LETTER SIGNED by the prominent American architect CASS GILBERT, designer of the Woolworth Building, accepting James B. Pond's invitation to join his reception committee for Maeterlinck's first American lecture and to meet Maeterlinck in the green room prior to the lecture.

TYPED LETTER SIGNED by the prominent American architect CASS GILBERT, designer of the Woolworth Building, accepting James B. Pond's invitation to join his reception committee for Maeterlinck's first American lecture and to meet Maeterlinck in the green room prior to the lecture.

by Gilbert, Cass (1859-1934). Prominent American architect who was an early proponent of skyscrapers and designed the Woolworth Building, which had the distinction of being the tallest building at the time.

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Published
1919.
Condition
Very good
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New York, December 29, 1919., 1919.. Very good. - Over 50 words typed on 8-1/2 inch high by 5-1/8 inch wide "244 Madison Avenue" stationery with an attached blank leaf. Having accepted American impresario and lecture agent James B. Pond's invitation to serve on the committee welcoming Maurice Maeterlinck to America, Cass Gilbert is further pleased to accept… Read more
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image of TYPED LETTER SIGNED by the prominent American architect CASS GILBERT, designer of the Woolworth Building, in reply to an invitation by James B. Pond to join his reception committee for Maeterlinck's first American lecture.

TYPED LETTER SIGNED by the prominent American architect CASS GILBERT, designer of the Woolworth Building, in reply to an invitation by James B. Pond to join his reception committee for Maeterlinck's first American lecture.

by Gilbert, Cass (1859-1934). Prominent American architect who was an early proponent of skyscrapers and designed the Woolworth Building, which had the distinction of being the tallest building at the time.

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Published
1919.
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Very good
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New York, December 10, 1919., 1919.. Very good. - Over 65 words typed on 8-1/2 inch high by 5-1/8 inch wide "244 Madison Avenue" stationery. Cass Gilbert is pleased to accept American impresario and lecture agent James B. Pond's invitation to join as a member of the reception committee welcoming Maurice Maeterlinck to America. Gilbert writes "...it gives… Read more
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image of THE SOCIAL CRISIS IN ENGLAND: A Letter Addressed by Permission to The Rt. Hon. The Earl of Shaftesbury, K.G., &c.,&c. by W. Martin.

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Manchester, England: Beresford and Havill, Printers, 1872., 1872.. Good. - Octavo, softcover bound in cream-colored printed self-wrappers. 18 pages plus 1-page ad & rear blank. The text block is detached from the wrappers. The page edges are a bit darkened & there is foxing to the title page & rear blank. Good. Martin writes: "I do wish through… Read more
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image of PENCIL POINTS. An Illustrated Monthly Journal for the Drafting Room. [Volume XIII, Number 9, September, 1932].

PENCIL POINTS. An Illustrated Monthly Journal for the Drafting Room. [Volume XIII, Number 9, September, 1932].

by Whitehead, Russell; Reid, Kenneth; and Cleaver, E.L., editors.

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Published
1932.
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Very good
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New York: Pencil Points, 1932., 1932.. Very good. - Quarto, 11-7/8 inches high by 8-3/4 inches wide. Softcover, bound in printed white wrappers, titled in black on the front cover and with pictorial black & white ads on the verso. The covers are foxed with some stains to the front cover. There are minor chips to the spine.… Read more
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image of IL NOVECENTO A GORIZIA: Ricerca di una identita. Urbanistica e architettura.

IL NOVECENTO A GORIZIA: Ricerca di una identita. Urbanistica e architettura.

by Arioka, Kana; Castellan, Francesco; Codellia, Luisa; et al.

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Published
(2000).
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Very good
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(Venizia, Italy): Marsilio Editori, (2000)., (2000).. Very good. - Quarto [11 inches high by 8-1/4 inches wide], softcover bound in pictorial black-and-white wrappers. There are 2 price-stickers on the rear cover. 127 pages plus colophon. Profusely illustrated with black-and-white photographic illustrations and with maps & plans in color. There is the remnant of a price-sticker on the front… Read more
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image of LA SCENA VEGETALE A PIACENZA DAL BAROCCO ALL'ETA ROMANTICA.

LA SCENA VEGETALE A PIACENZA DAL BAROCCO ALL'ETA ROMANTICA.

by Mastroviti, Anna Coccioli.

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Published
(1995).
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Very good
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(Piacenza,Italy): Edizioni Tip.le.Co., (1995)., (1995).. Very good. - Quarto [11-5/8 inches high by 8-3/8 inches wide], green cloth titled in gilt in a dust wrapper. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed with a price-sticker on its rear panel. Title & 181 pages plus colophon. Profuse illustrations in color and back & white, including architectural drawings. There is the… Read more
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image of GAETANO CIOCCA: COSTRUTTORE, INVENTORE, AGRICOLTORE, SCRITTORE.

GAETANO CIOCCA: COSTRUTTORE, INVENTORE, AGRICOLTORE, SCRITTORE.

by Schnapp, Jeffrey; editor.

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Published
(2000).
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Very good
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(Milano): Skira, (2000)., (2000).. Very good . - Quarto [10-1/2 inches high by 8-1/4 inches wide], softcover bound in pictorial cream wrappers. There is some soiling with a small sticker to the rear cover. 191 pages. 8 pages… Read more
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image of (CAUCASUS). KAVKAZ: KISLOVODSK, PYATIGORSK, ESSENTUKI, ZHELEZNOVODSK, OKRESNOSTI KISLOVODSKA. (Titled in Cyrillic).

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Moscow and Leningrad: Ogiz: Izogiz, 1931., 1931.. Good. - Oblong octavo [6 inches high by 9 inches wide], softcover bound in printed wrappers. The binding is darkened and heavily creased & chipped with pieces out of the head & tail of the spine. The top right corner of the front cover is torn & is reinforced on the… Read more
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Sydney, Australia: A.H. & A.W. Reed, (1967)., (1967).. Very good. - Quarto, 11-1/8 inches high by 10-3/4 inches wide. Tan cloth titled in gilt on the spine with a vignette in gilt on the front cover, in a color pictorial dust wrapper. The dust jacket is rubbed and stained with numerous chips and tears to the edges. 83… Read more
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image of ADOLF LOOS: A Private Portrait.

ADOLF LOOS: A Private Portrait.

by Loos, Claire Beck.

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Published
(2011).
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Fine
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Los Angeles, CA: DoppelHouse Press, (2011)., (2011).. Fine. - Octavo, gray cloth titled in gilt in a dust wrapper. The top corner of the front cover is lightly creased. 200 pages, Black-and-white illustrations. Near fine. <p>First edition in English, edited by Carrie Paterson.<p>Claire Beck Loos, a Czechoslovak writer and photographer, was the last wife of Adolf Loos.
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