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Integrated Space Systems

By: Pressman, Andy and Peter Pressman

Price: $30.00

Publisher: D. Van Nostrand Co. 1980:

Seller ID: 7346


VG+/VG+. Oblong Hardback. Vocabulary for Room Language. 116 pp. in hand lettered text with numerous illustrations which show how to create functional and hospitable home environments. View more info

The ABC of Architecture

By: Price, Matlock

Price: $30.00

Publisher: E. P. Dutton & Co.: 1927

Seller ID: 33232

Condition: Very Good


231 pp. with numerous plates and illustrations throughout. Volume divided into two sections: The Practice of Architecture, which explains what architecture is about, and, The Story of Architecture, what constitutes architecture, i.e., styles, forms, history, etc. An excellent volume. Red boards with gilt lettering on cover and spine. Ex property of the Long Beach New Jersey Branch of the Board of Education, however, it includes none of the detrimental aspects of an ... View more info

Design Manual for High Strength Steels

By: Priest, H. Malcolm

Price: $10.00

Publisher: U. S. Steel Corp. 1957: 1957

Seller ID: 8250

Condition: VG+


VG+. In collaboration with John A. Gilligan. 5th printing. 168 pp. with numerous designs and formulae. Laminated cover with metal ring binding. 2 copies. View more info

History of the Development of Building Construction in Chicago

By: Randall, Frank A.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: The Univ. Of Illinois Press: 1949

Seller ID: 31493

Condition: VG++


385 pp. with 62 illustrations with appendices. Part I discusses the growth and early development of Chicago. Part II discusses the early Chicago builders. Part III discusses the milestones in building construction of the period from 1871 through 1948. Brown boards with gilt lettering on spine. Scarce copy. View more info

Residential Carpentry

By: Reed, Mortimer P.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: John Wiley and Sons: 1980

Seller ID: 39517

ISBN: 0-471-08283-X

Condition: VG+


705 pp. with numerous photographs, illustrations and figures throughout. The volume includes numerical step by step presentations of each building task, over 400 "action shot" photographs and over 800 how to drawings, in depth information on materials and tools, showing the whys of the procedures, professional tips and more. also up to date details of all standard building procedures, plus a glossary of over 200 building terms plus 17 referral tables of standar... View more info

Who's Who in Architecture

By: Richards, J. M. (Edited by)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London: Weidenfeld and Nicholson, 1977:

Seller ID: 4931


Very Good/Very Good. From 1400 to the present day. 368 pp. with 250 black and white illustrations and 16 pages of coloor. Two repaired tears on DJ. View more info

Mighty Mac (The Official Picture History of the Mackinac Bridge)

By: Rubin, Lawrence A .

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Wayne State Univ. Press: 1958

Seller ID: 35313

Condition: VG+


20 pp. of text and another 100+ pp. containing more than 200 photographs officially recording from the very beginning the construction of the one hundred million dollar bridge considered at the time to be one of mankind's most dramatic feats of engineering and construction. Some wear and tear around edges of dust jacket. View more info

Making Twig Furniture

By: Ruoff, Abby

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hartley and Marks: 1995

Seller ID: 39520

ISBN: 0-88179-120-2

Condition: As New


Revised edition. 343 pp. with numerous photographs and illustrations (13 new pieces added to this revised edition), how to identify branches and twigs, working with appropriate twigs, step b y step diagrams for making each piece, how to use the few simple tools and more. Laminated pictorial cover. View more info

John Soane

By: Russell, Frank (Senior Editor)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: St. Martin's Press: 1983

Seller ID: 19711

Condition: VG++


123 pp. with fold out illustrations and color as well as black and white illustrations throughout. A comprehensive list of Soane's work as well as a select bibliography. A study of the man and his style as well as his contemporaries, a study of the Soane Museum and much more. Laminated pictorial stiff boards. View more info

The Look of Architecture

By: Rybczynski, Witold

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Oxford Univ. Press: 2001

Seller ID: 29674

Condition: As New


130 pp. with photographs. The book points out the connection between architecture, interior decoration and fashion. The author shows how style and fashion are expressed in the works of the major architects. View more info

A Visual History of Twentieth Century Architecture

By: Sharp, Dennis

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York Graphic Society: 1972

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 26997

Condition: Fine


303 pp. with 50 color plates and over 1000 black and white illustrations. The first book of its kind to survey in pictures and descriptive text, every significant building completed between 1900 and 1970. The book is arranged chronologically by decades and also includes a selected bibliography and a comprehensive index. View more info

A Pictorial History of Architecture in America

By: Smith, G. E. Kidder

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Amer. Heritage Pub. Co.: 1981

Seller ID: 36740

Condition: Very Good


Two volumes in one. 830 pp. with more than 800 black and white photographs. These photographs show a cross section of historic and contemporary American architecture - from farms to mansions, forts, bridges, factories, churches, government buildings, skyscrapers and much more. An outstanding volume which should be included on an architect book collector's shelf. Oversized. Some minor wear/tear on top/bottom edges of DJ. Scarce title. View more info

Urban Design: The Architecture of Towns and Cities

By: Spreiregen, Paul D.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: McGraw Hill Book Co. 1965:

Seller ID: 4834


Very Good/Very Good. Oversized Hardback. Written and illustrated by for the American Institute of Architects. In non-technical language, this book explains and explores the design of towns, cities and regions, from ancient times to the modern era. 243 pp. with numerous designs and illustrations. View more info

Plantations of the Carolina Low Country

By: Stoney, Samuel Gaillard

Price: $150.00

Publisher: The Carolina Art Assoc.: 1969

Seller ID: 27822

Condition: VG+


Edited by Albert Simons and Samuel Lapham. 6th edition. 247 pp. which contain 78 pages of text, 3 maps, 147 photographs, 20 plans and 25 full page drawings. The edition is limited to 1,500 copies and is encased in a brown slipcase (also in VG+ condition) with a beautiful pictorial pastedown giving the title and pertinent information within the volume. View more info

The Gothic Cathedral

By: Swaan, Wim

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Doubleday: 1969

Seller ID: 30694

Condition: Very Good


With an historical introduction, The Cathedral in Medieval Society by Christopher Brooke. 328 pp. which cover 33 cathedrals in 6 countries and give a detailed account of how they were built, of the styles, of the master builders and political events involved. 400 photographs and diagrams, many in color. A must book for the collector. Scarce title. View more info

The Sun King's Garden (Louis XIV, Andre Le Notre and The Creation of the Gardens of Versailles)

By: Thompson, Ian

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Bloomsbury USA: 2006

Seller ID: 37180

ISBN: 1-58234-631-1

Condition: As New


First U. S. edition. 370 pp. with numerous color and black and white photographs and illustrations. The volume examines Europe's most lavish palace and the extensive gardens as well as the "Sun King" and his most trusted gardener Andre Le Notre and t heir extraordinary friendship. View more info

Nineteenth Century Architecture in Britain

By: Turnor, Reginald

Price: $25.00

Publisher: B. T. Batsford Ltd. 1950:

Seller ID: 4829


Very Good/G+. First Edition. 118 pp. with 127 photographs and illustrations. Wear along edges with a single torn section of bottom foreedge of DJ else clear and complete. View more info

Between the Nanticoke and the Choptank

By: Weeks, Christopher (Edited by)

Price: $65.00

Publisher: The Johns Hopkins Univ. Press and the Maryland Historical Trust: 1984

Seller ID: 35218

Condition: Very Good


An architectural history of Dorchester County, Maryland. Signed by C hristopher Weeks. 218 pp. with nearly 700 photographs and 640 descriptions chronicling three centuries of life and building in Dorchester County. Laminated cover. View more info

The Life-Work of the American Architect Frank Lloyd Wright

By: Wright, Frank Lloyd

Price: $1,250.00

Publisher: Holland, C. A. Mees Santpoort: 1925

Seller ID: 18300

Condition: VG++


With personal contributions and an introduction by Architect H. Th. Wijdeveld and many articles by famous European architects and American writers. Folio. Contains over 150 black and white drawings and photographs of Wright's works. Also numerous folding plates and numerous plans. Originally issued as 7 special numbers of the art magazine "Wendingen". First English edition. Extremely scarce and a fine copy. View more info