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CRAFTSMAN HOMES

by Stickley, Gustav

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Published
1909
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Good
Edition
Second Edition
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New York: The Craftsman Publishing Company, 1909. Second Edition. Hardcover. Good. Architectural drawings, floor plans, and photographs illustrate 40 different kinds of "Mission-style" homes from The Craftsman (1901-16), voice of American style of simplicity and organic harmony. 205 p. Quarto. Original tan burlap binding, with brown titles. Some dampstaining to the bottom edge of the contents, with just… Read more
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PALLADIO'S VENICE: Architecture and Society in a Renaissance Republic

by Cooper, Tracy E.

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Published
2005
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780300105827
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New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2005. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Celebrated Renaissance architect Andrea Palladio (1508-1580) devoted much of his career to the city of Venice. Famous for public buildings he had designed in his native Vicenza and country villas he had built for wealthy patricians there, he arrived in Venice in the mid-1550s confident of… Read more
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Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott & Co, 1861. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good. Sloan (1815-84) was a Philadelphia-based architect who specialized in Italianate villas and country houses, churches, and institutional buildings. A prolific author, he also reached thousands of potential clients through the pages of Godey's Lady's Book, which began publishing his designs in 1852. This important work presents 39… Read more
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THE PALLADIANS

by Harris, John

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Published
1982
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Near fine
ISBN
9780847804207
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New York: Rizzoli, 1982. Trade paperback. Near fine. Modern account of the group of English architects, including some of the greatest names of the age, who, as followers of Palladio, in turn helped to shape the course of English architecture during the early seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Oblong quarto. Original pictorial paper wrappers. A crisp and clean copy.… Read more
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THE DOME: A Study in the History of Ideas

by Smith, E. Baldwin

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Published
1971
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Fine
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Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1971. Hardcover. Fine. Reprint. Quarto. Original black cloth binding, with gilt titles. Issued without a dust jacket. A fine copy - as new, still sealed in the original shrink wrap.
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THE BEAUTIFUL NECESSITY: Seven Essays on Theosophy and Architecture

by Bragdon, Charles

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Published
1910
Condition
Very good
Edition
First Edition
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Rochester, New York: The Manas Press, 1910. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good. A noted early 20th century American architect, Bragdon (1866-1946) discusses universal principles behind the harmonious forms and proportions of ancient and modern buildings. His observations and analyses encompass a tremendous variety of buildings, from Gothic cathedrals to Giotto's Campanile to the Taj Mahal, and his examples… Read more
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IRON: Erecting the Walt Disney Concert Hall

by Garcetti, Gil

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Published
2002
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781890449155
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$40.00

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Los Angeles: Balcony Press, 2002. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Profusely illustrated with duotone photographs by the author, which are preceded with a foreword by Frank O. Gehry. Signed by Garcetti on the half-title. Quarto. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket.
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SPANISH IRONWORK

by Byne, Arthur and Mildred Stapley

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Published
1915
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Very good
Edition
First Edition
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New York: The Hispanic Society of America, 1915. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good. With 158 illustrations. Octavo. Original green cloth binding, with black titles. The ink stamp of Los Angeles architect Harold A. Edmondson and a tipped-in illustration of an iron door knocker appear on the front flyleaf. Some general edgewear to the boards, with a bit of… Read more
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STAHLGESTALTUNG: Entwurfslehre des Kunstschmiedens

by Kuhn, Fritz

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Published
1956
Condition
Near fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9783803050182
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Tubingen: Verlag Ernst Wasmuth, 1956. First Edition. Hardcover. Near fine/Very good. Text in German. Quarto. Original light blue cloth binding, with black titles. Internally crisp and clean. Light bumping to the tips, with some mild edgewear to the dust jacket.
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DAS EISENWERK: Die Kunstformen des Schmiedeeisens vom Mittelalter bis zum Ausgang des 18. Jahrhunderts

by Hover, Otto

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Published
1961
Condition
Near fine
Edition
First Edition
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Tubingen: Verlag Ernst Wasmuth, 1961. First Edition. Hardcover. Near fine/Near fine. Text in German. Quarto. Original green cloth binding, with gilt titles. Internally crisp and clean. Very light bumping to the corners and tips, with just a hint of rubbing to the dust jacket; else near fine.
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