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The Scottish Home

Carruthers, Annette , Editor

Edinburgh: National Museums of Scotland, 1996. (SCOT) 1st softcover edition. No markigns, fine crease to lower corner of back cover, otherwise Very Good used copy. Wraps, 232pp, index, B&W photos and line drawings, some colour photos. This is a history of dwellings in Scotland from thatched crofts, to Edinburgh' classic terraces. A heavy book. (2.5 JM 58/4. 1st. Paperback. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12".

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$ 14.99
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Alberto Pinto Corporate: Contemporary Offices

Pinto, Alberto; Philipenaud, editorpe

Paris: Flammarion, 2006. (FR) 1st rinting No markigns, Fine in Fine dust jacket. Boards 160pp, colour photos throughout with text in English. Alberto Pinto was a photographer and interior designer based in Paris. He designed the interiors of apartments, corporations, hotels, yachts, and jets. A heavy book, (3.5 JM FO 58/4. 1st. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12".

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$ 34.88
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Romantic English Homes

O'Byrne, Robert

NY: CICO Books, 2011. (UK) 1st printing. No markings, Fine in Very Good dust jacket with a couple of tiny edge tears. Cloth, 176pp, index, colour photos throuhgout. Romantic English Homes features 14 such English houses all conveying an impression of massed objects intentionally mingling styles and tastes, the classical placed next to the gothic, tartan pattern competing with floral print. Decorated with defiant eclecticism, the buildings featured here indicate that although the Empire may have gone, the English love of collecting remains as strong as ever. A heavy book. (3.5 JM FO 58/4. 1st. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. Illus. by Brown, Simon. 4to - over 9¾" - 12".

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$ 23.99
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Design and the Public Good: Selected Writings 1930-1980, by Serge Chermayeff

Chermayeff, Serge; Edited By Richard Plunz

Cambridge / London: The MIT Press, 1982. (USA) Presumed 1st edition, No markings, Fine in Very Good dust jacket with slight fading to spine and tiny chip to head of spine. Cloth, 414pp, index, B&W photos, plans and drawings. This is a collection of architectural essays by Chermayeff, the Russin born British architect. The forty essays, articles, and lectures are grouped under three general headings: Pathology of Environment; The Professional Condition; and Education for Design. They reveal Chermayeff at the height of his intensity. A heavy book. (3.0 JM FO 54/1. 1st. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

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$ 24.99
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Antoni Gaudi 1852-1926: a Life Devoted to Architecture

Zerbst, Rainer

Koln: Taschen, 2002. (GER) Presumed 1st English language edition, No markings, Fine. Flexible covers with yapped edges, 239pp, colour photos, line drawings, maps of Barcelona. This is a well-illustrated survey of the work of the great Spanish architect. A heavy book, (2.8 JM FO 43/1. 1st. Paperback. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

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$ 17.49
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Palladio and Northern Europe: Books, Travellers, Architects

Beltramini, Guido; Burns, Howard; Forster, Kurt; Oechslin, Werner; Thoenes, Christof

Milan: Skira, 1999. (ITL !st publication, No markings, Fine, Wraps with French flaps, 237pp, extensive bibliography, line drawings, B&W photos; some colour plates. This exhibition traces the influence of the designs of Andrea Palladio on the architcts of northern Europe and America. A heavy book, (3.3 JM LVR 202/5. 1st. Paperback. Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12". Exhibition Catalogue.

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$ 74.99
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Paris: Centre national d'art et de culture Georges Pompidou, 1984. (FR) Presumed 1st edition, No markings, a couple of small scuff marks to white covers, Very Good. Stiff wrapspp, index, mostly B&W illustrations but with some coour plates showing imaginary and speculative building designs by architects from the 19th and 20th centuries. The text is completely in FRENCH. A heavy book, (4.5 JM FO 53é5 . 1st. Paperback. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12". Exhibition Catalogue.

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$ 32.00
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Zaha Hadid

Mertins, Detlef; Schumacher, Patrik

NY: Guggenheim Museum, 2006. (USA) Presued st edition, Owner's name and date to end paper, no other markings, Fine, Wraps, 198pp, a beautifully prouced book on the work fo Hadid with colour and B&W photos and drawings. The first woman to be awarded the distinguished Pritzker Architecture Prize, in 2004, Zaha Hadid is internationally known for projects that have literally "shifted the geometry of buildings." The Iraqi-born, London-based architect has collaborated with the Guggenheim on several projects leading up to this comprehensive retrospective. A heavy book, (3.6 JM FO 49/5. 1st. Paperback. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾". Exhibition Catalogue.

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$ 29.99
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John Soane (Architectural Monographs No. 8) (English, French, German, Italian and Spanish Edition)

Russell, Frank, Editor

London: Academy Editions / St. Martin's Press, 1983. (UK) 1st eidtion, No markings, the fold-outs are in perfect order, Very Good. Wraps, Essyas by John Summerson, David Watkin and G.-Tilman Mellinghoff.123pp, colour and B&W illus. Text in English with resumes in Frenh Italian, German and Spanish, Soane's best-known work was the Bank of England (but his work there is now mostly destroyed), but the design had a widespread effect on commercial architecture. He also designed Dulwich Picture Gallery, which, with its top-lit galleries, was a major influence on the planning of subsequent art galleries and museums. A heavy book, (2.5 JM FO 53/5. 1st. Paperback. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12".

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$ 17.50
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Inspired Styles

Jofa, Kravet and Lee

NY: Assouline, 2007. (USA) Presumed 1st eidtion. No marking,s slight slant to spine, thus Very Good in Fine dust jacket. Brown cloth, 207pp, colour photos throughout. 17 of the world's most influential names in interior design reveal the inspriations for their designs: Barbara Berry, Michael Berman, David Easton, Thomas O'Brien, Kelly Wearstler, and others. A heavy book, (4.9 JM FO 4/1. 1st. Hardcover. Very Good/Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12".

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$ 24.99
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Barcelona / New York: ACTAR, Columbia GSAPP, 2008. (SPN) Presumed 1st eidtion, No markings, Fine in Near Fine dust jacket with a bit of rubbing to panels. Wraps, 18pp, colour and B&W illus and photos. The Ant Farm architects produced experimental works on the "fringe of architecture" (1968-1978) and were influential video artists. Felicity D. Scott is Assistant Professor of Architecture at Columbia University and a founding editor of Grey Room. A heavy book, (2.7 JM FO 31/1. 1st. Paperback. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

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$ 25.99
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Pacific Northwest Homes: Amazing Residences by Leading Home Design & Building Professionals

Tate, Lori, Editor

Dallas TX: Panache Partners LLC, 2017. (USA) Stated first printing. No markings, Fine, as New in Fine dust jacket. Boards, 352pp, index, lots of colour photos throughout of amazing residences by leading home design and building professionals. A heavy book. (6.0 JM FO 58/0. 1st. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

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$ 49.99
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Eighteenth Century Furniture (Centuries of Style)

Millidge, Judith, Editor

UK: Grange Books, 1999. (UK) Presumed 1st edition. No markings, Fine in price-clipped Near Fine dust jacket. Glossy boards, 64pp, colour photos throughout show pieces of 18th century (mostly English) furniture. (1.3 JM FO 0/6. 1st. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

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$ 10.00
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Living in Tuscany

Castellucci, Leonardo

London: Seven Dials, 2000. (UK) 1st paperback edition. No markings, slight fading to spine of book, Near Fine. Wraps with flaps, 235pp, colour photos of 25 splendid homes and villas in Italy's Tusan region. A heavy book (3.1 JM FO 29/3. 1st. Paperback. Near Fine. Illus. by Scarfiotti, Gian Luigi. 4to - over 9¾" - 12".

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$ 20.00
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Richter Et Dahl Rocha (Contemporary World Architects)

Ojeda, Oscar Riera, Compiled By; Richter Et Dahl Rocha Bureau D'Architectes

Gloucester MA: Rockport Publishers, 2000. (USA) 1st printing. No markings, Fine. Wraps, 156pp, colour photos; plans and drawings. Richter Dahl Rocha & Associés architectes SA, based in Lausanne RDR currently employs 80 collaborators, working on architectural projects, from preliminary architectural studies to construction field management. The firm’s design team, RDR design SA, specializes in interior design, furnishings, visual communication, and corporate identity. (1.9 JM FO 0/3. 1st. Paperback. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

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$ 14.99
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The Life And Works Of Frank Lloyd Wright

Maria Costantino

London: PrC Publishing Ltd., 1998. (USA) 1st eidtion. No markings, Fine in Near Fine dust jacket with edges not quite crisp. Glossy boards, 176pp, index, B&W photos; over 200 large colour photos of Wright's buidlings taken by Simon Gray. A heavy book. (3.9 JM FO 31/0. 1st. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12".

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$ 23.99
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Bernard Tschumi/Zenith de Rouen: Source Books in Architecture

Gannon, Todd ; Kipnis, Jeffrey Edtiors

NY: Princeton Architectural Press, 2003. (USA) 1st printing, No markings, soft crease to cover, Very Good. Wraps, 160pp, drawings, colour photos. The intensity and timelessness ofBernard Tschumi/Zenith de Rouen provides a detailed presentation of Bernard Tschumi's recently completed concert hall and exhibition complex in Rouen, France. (1.8 JM FO 18/4. 1st. Paperback. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

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$ 14.99
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Rome: Vatican Polyglot Press, 1989. (VAT) Presumed 1st edition. No markings, Fine in Fine dust jacket. Cloth with gold titles, 128pp, colour and B&W photos; line drawings. This work utlines the restoration work to the Facade and to the statuary of St. Peter's Basilica in Rome. The two clocks and the rion gates were also retsored. There is a visual inventory and discussion of technical solutions. A heavy book. (2.7 JM FO 29/4. 1st. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12".

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$ 19.99
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MARK HAMPTON ON DECORATING

HAMPTON, Mark; Edited By Elaine Greene

NY: Conde Nast Publications, 1989. (USA) 2nd printing of first edition. No markings, Fine in unclipped Near Fine dust jacket with crease to front and to the rear flaps. Square format , patterned bds, 251pp. Author's watercolour illus of his own designs. Hampton attended the London School of Economics and holds a master's degree from New York University's Institute of Fine Arts. He apprenticed with David Hicks and Mrs. Henry Parrish. This is his first book. A heavy book. (2.8 JM FO 15/6. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

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$ 19.99
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Divisible by 2 (Chicago Institute for Architecture and Urbanism Books)

John Whiteman

Cambridge / London: MIT Press, 1990. *USA) Presumed 1st edition, No markings, Fine. Wraps, 61pp, B&W illus and photos. This book investigates questions of embodiment, signification, visual perception and physical experience developed in a square pavilion that was erected in Austria as part of the Geburt einer Haupstadt (Birth of a Capital) exhibition. Integrating the text with images and drawings of the building, Divisible by 2 reveals the project's philosophical concerns and explains the design processes. (1.33 JM fo 43/2. 1st. Paperback. Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12".

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$ 19.95

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