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Mackintosh's Masterwork: Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the Glasgow School of Art

By Buchanan, William; MacAulay, James; and Others

San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 1995. (UA) 1st American edition. No marking, slight colour shift to covers at the spine (from sun?) with falp pi=rice-clipped, otherwise Very Good. Wraps, 224pp, index, colour and monochrome photos, buidling plan and elevations. This monograph is dedicated to the design of the Glasgow School of Art by Charles Rennie Mackintoch. A heavy book. (2.5 JM ITX15. 1st. Paperback. Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12".

$18.99

Greene and Greene Architecture As a Fine Art (v. 1)
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Greene and Greene Architecture As a Fine Art (v. 1)

By Makinson, Randell L.

Salt Lake City: Gibbs Smith, 1984. (USA) 2nd paperback edition, 1988. No markings, Near Fine. Wraps, 284pp, index, B&W photos and plans. Greene and Greene was an architectural firm established by brothers Charles Sumner Greene and Henry Mather Greene, influential early 20th Century American architects. Active primarily in California, their houses and larger-scale ultimate bungalows are prime exemplars of the American Arts and Crafts Movement. (2.3 JM FO 21/1. 2nd. Paperback. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$12.79

2012 British Columbia Building Code Book 1: General; Volume Two (Ex-library copy)

By Province of British Columbia; Office of Housing and Contruction Standards

Victoria: National Research Council / Province of British Columbia, 2012. (CAD) Ex-library copy with liabray stamps, pockets and labels, pages generally clen with some wear to binding holes, Acceptable copy; no dust jacket as published. Hardcover three-ring binder, 523- 1201pp, index, tabbed divider pages: Division C Parts 1-2: Administrative provisions; Division A Appendix A; Division B, Appendix A,B,C,D; Attribution tables; Division C: Appendix A; Index. . A heavy book. (7.0 JM FO 53/5. Hardcover, Ring Bound. Acceptable. 4to - over 9¾" - 12". Ex-Library.

$71.20

2012 British Columbia Building Code Book 1: Genera;l; Volume One (Ex-library copy)

By Province of British Columbia; Office of Housing and Contruction Standards

Victoria: National Research Council / Province of British Columbia, 2012. (CAD) Ex-library copy with liabray stamps, pockets and labels, pages generally clen with some wear to binding holes, Acceptable copy; no dust jacket as published. Hardcover three-ring binder, 522pp, tabbed divider pages: Division A Parts 1-3: Compliance, objectives and functional statements; Division B Parts 1-10: Acceptable solutions including fire protection, structural design, environmental eparation, heating, plumbing, construction safety measures, span tables, energy efficiency. A heavy book. (6.1 JM FO 53/5. Hardcover, Ring Bound. Acceptable. 4to - over 9¾" - 12". Ex-Library.

$71.20

Home

By DeGeneres, Ellen

NY: Grand Central Life & Style, 2015. (USA) 1st printing. No markings, Fine in Fine dust jacket. Boards, 304pp, colour photos. DeGeneres has bought and renovated nearly a dozen homes in the last 25 years and this book lets us see the design and collecting skills of 7 of these homes along with a look at the homes of her friends and collaborators. A heavy book. (3.9 JM FO 52/3. 1st. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12".

$20.39

The Geometry of Love : Space Time Mystery and Meaning in an Ordinary Church
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The Geometry of Love : Space Time Mystery and Meaning in an Ordinary Church

By Visser, Margaret

Canada: Harperflamingo, 2000. (CAD) 1st printing. No markings, Fine in Fine dust jacket. Boards, 323pp, index. This is a great book on the church of Sant'Agnese Fiori le Mura in Rome, the burial place of Sant Agnes, martyrs in art, Christian church decoration and symbolism. The book suffers from lack of illustrations but is a great tribute to a beautiful church. (1.9 JM LVR 204/1 . 1st. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$13.59

Vancouver Vanishes: Narratives of Demolition Ad Revival

By Adderson, Caroline; Atkin, John; Gold, Kerry; Lau, Evelyn; Lazarus Eve; Mackie, John; [artirdige, Elsie & Stephen; Simmer, Bren; Into By Michael Kluckner

Vancouver: Anvil Press, 2015. (CAD) Presumed 1st eidtion, No markings, Fine as New. Wraps, 160pp, B&W photos; some colour photos. Based on the popular Facebook Page, Vancouver Vanishes is a collection of essays and photographs that together form a lament for, and celebration of, the vanishing character homes and apartments in the city. (2.2 JM FO 52/2. 1st. Paperback. As New. Illus. by Ayton, Tracey. 4to - over 9¾" - 12".

$19.20

England's Thousand Best Houses
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England's Thousand Best Houses

By Jenkins, Simon

London: Allen Lane, 2003. (UK) 1st printing. No mkrings, a touch of moisture instrusion just to the upper corners of first 25 leaves, making the margin very slightly wavy, thus Very Good in unclipped Fine dust jacket. Boards, xl, 950pp, index, colour plates, maps. Jenkins travelled the breadth of England to choose the most impressive, interesting and unusual houses--famous houses and estates, towers, castles, halls, abbeys, cottages, private homes and even prisons from Blenheim Palace to Milton's Cottage. A eavy book. (4.5 JM LVR 205/3. 1st. Hardcover. Very Good/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$19.92

1000 Chairs (English, German and French Edition)
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1000 Chairs (English, German and French Edition)

By Fiell, Charlotte; Fiell, Peter

Koln: Taschen, 2005. (GER) Presumed 1st edition. No markings, Fine. Wraps, 624pp, index, colour photos of chairs. A heavy book, (2.9 JM FO 51/2. 1st. Paperback. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$15.19

Richard Henriquez, Selected Works 1964-2005  (Signed copy)
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Richard Henriquez, Selected Works 1964-2005 (Signed copy)

By Henriquez, Richard; Shubert, Howard; Smedley, Geoffrey; Enright, Robert

Vancouver: Douglas & McIntyre, 2006. (CAD) 1st printing. SIGNED by Henriquez to the half-title, no othe rmarkings, Fine, in Near Fine dust jacket with a touch of rubbing to lower edge of fornt panel. Cloth, x, 277pp, well illustrated with colour photos of building and artworks, plans, line drawing, B&W photos. This book showcases the life and work, set in context with an interview and two essays from curator Schubert and sculptor Smedley. A heavy book. (5.0 JM HOJ 300/6. Signed by Author. 1st. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

$47.20

How We Built Britain
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How We Built Britain

By Dimbleby, David

London: Bloomsbury Publishing, 2007. (UK) 1st printing. No markings, Fine in Near Fine dust jacket with 1/2" closed tear and crease to top edge of front panel. Boards, 288pp, index, colour photos and B&W drawings. This book traces the development of Britain though its buildings, contructions, and structures. A heavy book, (3.0 JM FO 30/2. 1st. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$15.59

Building the West: The Early Architects of British Columbia
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Building the West: The Early Architects of British Columbia

By Luxton, Donald, Editor

Vancouver: Talonbooks, 2003. (CAD) Presumed 1st edition, No markings, Fine in Fine dust jacket. Boards, 560pp, index, over 600 B&W photos of architects and buildings. This is a definitive biographical and reference source of early architedts in BC. A heavy book (4.9 JM 31/0. 1st. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12".

$47.20

William Morris: Artist, Craftsman, Pioneer (Masterworks)
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William Morris: Artist, Craftsman, Pioneer (Masterworks)

By Ormiston, Rosalind ; Wells, Nicholas Michael

London: Flame Tree Publishing, 2010. (UK) 3rd printing. No markings, the upper cover corner is bumped, otherwise Near Fine in unclipped Very Good dust jacket with 2' closed tear to lower corenr of back panel; Dj is in mylar sleeve. Boards, 192pp, index, well illustrated with colour reproductions of his designs and paintings. Morris was an architect, writer, social campaigner, artist and, with his Kelmscott Press, an important figure of the Arts and Crafts movement. He is probably best known for his superb furnishings and textile designs, intricately weaving together natural motifs in a highly stylized two-dimensional fashion influenced by medieval conventions. A heavy oversize book, (4.3 JM FO 53/5. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12".

$23.99

The Distinctive Home: A Vision of Timeless Design (American Institute Architects)
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The Distinctive Home: A Vision of Timeless Design (American Institute Architects)

By Eck, Jeremiah

Newtown CT: Taunton Press, 2003. (USA) 1st printing. No markings, the lower cover corner tips are slightly bumped, there is afiant small spot to the rear end paper, thus Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. Boards, 234pp, index, colour photos of houses with floor and site plans. "The best book on domestic design since Alexander's A Pattern Language": Witold Rybczynski. A heavy book. (3.5 JM FO 53/5. 1st. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12".

$16.79

Eric Owen Moss. The Uncertainty of Doing
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Eric Owen Moss. The Uncertainty of Doing

By Giaconia, Paola

Milan: Skira, 2006. (USA) 1st of this edition, Bookslae stamp to bottom edge of pages, no other markings, solid Very Good. Wraps, 239pp, biblio. Colour photos and drawings. Moss received an Academy Award in Architecture from the American Academy of Arts and Letters in 1999. He was awarded the 2001 AIA/LA Gold Medal for his architectural work as well as the Business Week/Architectural Record Award in 2003 for the design and construction of the Stealth project, Culver City, California. He is a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects and received the Distinguished Alumni Award for the University of California at Berkeley in 2003. In 2014 Moss was named a "Game Changer" by Metropolis Magazine. In 2016, Moss was awarded the Austrian Decoration for Science and Art. (1.9 JM FO 8/4. 1st. Paperback. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$11.99

Cathedrales d'Espagne

By Andrade, Jose M. Pita

Paris: Editions des Deux Mondes, 1951. (FR) Presumed 1st edition. No markings, slight darkening of spine which is faintly spotted, Very Good; lacking the dut jacket. Cream coloured boards, [73]pp of texxt in French, map, line drawings, 136 handsomely produced B&W plates arranged alphabetically by location. The text is in FRENCH. A heavy book. (4.5 JM FO 30/0. 1st. Hardcover. Very Good/Lacking the Jacket. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

$62.40

Bell Towers of Paris: A Stroll Through the City of Light
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Bell Towers of Paris: A Stroll Through the City of Light

By Guicheney, Pierre

NY: Harry N. Abrams, 2006. (USA) 1st printing. No markings, Fine. Glossy flexible covers with yapped edges, 208pp, index, colour photos. Lovely photographs show the architectural details of 35 bell towers of Paris which are not easily seen by tourists. Glorious full colour photos of the gargoyles of Notre Dame, the belfry of Saint Sulpice, the dome of the Sacre-Coeur and the Hotel de Ville. A heavy book, (3.2 JM FO 30/0. 1st. Flexible Covers. Fine. Illus. by Setboun, Michel. 4to - over 9¾" - 12".

$15.99

A House of Kings: The Official History of Westminster Abbey

By Carpenter, Edward, Editor

London: John Baker, 1966. (uk) 2nd printing. No mrkigns, Near Fine in price-clipped Very Good dust jacket with a touch of rubbing to edges. Blue cloth, xx, 491pp, index, 100 B&W illus and photos. with colour frontis and some colour plates. Message from Her Majesty the Queen. This is the authoratative history of Westminster Abbey published to commemorate its 900th anniversary year. A heavy book. (3.4 JM FO 10/7. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$21.59

Hundertwasser
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Hundertwasser

By Rand, Harry

Koln: Taschen, 1993. (GER) Presumed 1st edition. No markings, stress crease to back cover, Very Good. Wraps, 200pp, colour reproductions of paintings, photographs. This book is devoted to the artistic works of Friedrich Stowasser born in Vienna in 1928 and who calls himself Hundertwasser Friedensreich Regentag Dunkelbunt. Hundertwasser stood out as an opponent of "a straight line" and any standardization, expressing this concept in the field of building design. His best known work is the Hundertwasserhaus in Vienna, Austria which has become a notable place of interest in the Austrian capital, characterised by imaginative vitality and uniqueness. The text is in English. A heavy book. (3.0 JM LVR 206/6. 1st. Paperback. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12".

$15.99

Taj Mahal: The Illumined Tomb- An Anthology of Seventeenth-Century Mughal and European Documentary Sources

By Begley, W.E.; Desai, Z.A.

USA: Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture, 1989. (USA) Presumed 1st paperback edition. No markings, Fine. Wraps, 320pp, bibliogtraphy, B&W photos; colour plates. This book is devoted to the Tak Mahal in Mugal histories, in Mughal documents, the inscriptions of the Taj Mahal, the architect and the construction supervisiors. A heavy book. (3.9 JM LVR 205/1. 1st. Paperback. Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12".

$36.00

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