Category: Architecture


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Architecture, Nature and Magic

By: Lethaby, W. R.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: George Braziller: 1956

Seller ID: 21421

Condition: Near Fine

155 pp. with photographs and illustrations throughout. The thesis of the volume is that the development of building practice mirrors the general development of world ideas, and that histories of architecture, solely in terms of structure and style, asthetics and chronology, have no real meaning. Minor repaired tears around edges of DJ. Scarce title. View more info

Architectural Working Drawings

By: Liebing, Ralph W. And Mimi Ford Paul

Price: $25.00

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc. 1977:

Seller ID: 9397

Near Fine. Hardcover. 4 to. - over 9 3/4"-12" tall. 310 pp. including appendices, glossary and index as well as drawings and schematic thought. View more info

Brickwork in Italy (A Brief Review from Ancient to Modern Times)

By: Mars, G. C. Editor

Price: $50.00

Publisher: American Face Brick Assoc.: 1925

Seller ID: 37165

Condition: Very Good

First edition. 298 pp. with numerous color and black and white photographs, illustrations, details and plans throughout. Terra cotta cloth with gilt lettering and decoration on spine. Constructive and decorative uses of brick in the world of architecture from ancient to modern time. Scarce title. View more info

The Mississippi River Highway Bridge at New Orleans, Louisiana

By: Masters, Frank M.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Modjeski & Masters: 1953

Seller ID: 35339

Condition: VG++

Volume I: 183 pp. with maps and illustrations as well as over 250 pp. of fold out designs and charts interspersed throughout the volume and depicting all aspects of the design and building of the bridge. Volume II: Final report supplement - contract drawings. Unpaginated with several hundred pull out drawings regarding piers, caissons, reinforcing details, railings, ladders and walks, and much more. Spackled red boards with gilt lettering on cover and spine. View more info

The Structure of Praise

By: Mazmanian, Arthur

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Beacon Press: 1970

Seller ID: 29088

Condition: VG+

A design study/Architecture for Religion in New England from the 17th Century to the Present. 155 pp. with 200 black and white photographs of New England churches which, in themselves, are works of art. Wear/tear along top of DJ spine. View more info

Colonial Furniture

By: Millar, Donald (Measured Drawings by)

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Algrove Pub.: 1998

Seller ID: 27525

Condition: VG++

31 separate drawings of furniture, each with minute descriptions and rendered drawings and contained in a cardboard envelope with flap. Scarce. View more info

Memphis and Arkansas Highway Bridge (Over the Mississippi)

By: Modjeski & Masters

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Modjeski & Masters: 1950

Seller ID: 35338

Condition: VG++

Volume I: Final report to Arkansas State Highway Commission and Department of Highways and Public Works (State of Tennessee), 139 pp. with text and photographs (fold outs as well as textual) and appendices. The second half of the volume (circa 60 pp.) includes 26 exhibits, blueprints regarding piers, caissons, pile driving records, expansion readings and much more. Volume II: Supplement contract drawings (circa 150 pp.) which include numerous blueprints of all aspects of the bridge. Spackled blue boards with gilt lettering on cover and spine. View more info

Greater New Orleans Bridge No. 2 (Over the Mississippi River)

By: Modjeski & Masters

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Modjeski & Masters: 1988

Seller ID: 35353

Condition: VG++

The volume contains 66 pp. with maps, photographs and text outlining a General Narrative (i.e., early history of the project, selection of engineers, etc.), the design of the main bridge, main bridge construction along with several hundred pull out sheets with diagrams and charts of all aspects of the bridge's construction, and also included in the appendices are selected contract drawings, which number several hundred pages of pull out sheets, each with specific designs. Red spackled boards with gilt lettering on cover and spine. View more info

Completion Report of the Extension of New Cumberland Quartermaster Depot (New Cumberland, Pa.) March 1942 - May 1943

By: Modjeski & Masters

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New Cumberland, Pa., War Dept. (U. S. Engineer Area Office: 1943

Seller ID: 35376

Condition: VG++

Unpaginated but the various sections are paginated and there is a total of well over 250 pp. including fold out pages related to design and functions, as well as pull out maps and numerous appendices. The project is the report on the construction of additional warehouses, storage sheds and utilities for the New Cumberland Quartermaster Depot, which was originally constructed in 1918. Blue boards with gilt lettering on cover and spine. Very scarce copy. View more info

Expansion and Improvement of the Iowa-Illinois Memorial Bridge over t he Mississippi Between Bettendorf, Iowa and Moline, Illinois - Final Report

By: Modjeski & Masters

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Modjeski & Masters: 1960

Seller ID: 35380

Condition: VG-

51 pp. with photographs regarding the construction design of the bridge (surveys and borings, substructure, superstructure, approaches) and appendices, plus 12 fold out exhibits (general plans, elevations and stress sheets). Blue boards and gilt lettering on cover and spine. Although readable, the lettering on cover is beginning to fade. Lettering on spine still bright and clear. Scarce copy. View more info

Gateway Bridge, Clinton, Iowa (Over the Mississippi) - Final Report

By: Modjeski & Masters

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Modjeski & Masters: 1957

Seller ID: 35381

Condition: VG-

95 pp. of text ad appendices including photographs with a description of the bridge project, the financing, design and construction of the bridge, 5 pull out exhibits of construction schedule and progress chart, expansion dam movements and girder spans and 48 pull out contract drawings covering earthwork, bridge substructure, bridge superstructure, approach roadway paving, toll houses, electrical wiring, borings and more. Brown boards with gilt lettering on cover and spine. Although readable, lettering on cover is fading. Scarce copy. View more info

Greater New Orleans Bridge Over the Mississippi River (Final Report to the Mississippi River Bridge Authority)

By: Modjeski and Masters

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Modjeski & Masters: 1960

Seller ID: 35341

Condition: Very Good

Volume I - 154 pp. with text, photographs, designs and c harts outlining the description, design and construction of the bridge as well as information regarding municipal and state connecting roads and structures and bridge substructure settlements and reference system with appendices. Also included are well over 100 pull out diagrams related to the bridge construction itself. Volume II - over 200 pp. of pull out diagrams of supplement contract drawings which further depict the construction of the bridge. Blue spackled boards with lettering on covers and spines, although the lettering is s... View more info


By: Moore, Charles and Gerald Allen

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Architectural Record Books, 1976:

Seller ID: 4873

Very Good/Very Good. 2nd Printing. Space, shape and scale in architecture. 183 pp. with numerous photographs as the authors take the reader on "walking tours" to show how various architectural concepts are applied. View more info

Pen and Ink, Inc.

By: Morris, Edwin Bateman

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Private Publication:

Seller ID: 4837

Very Good. Privately published by the author and is a signed presentation copy. ND but signed in July of 1963. 193 pp. with numerous pen and ink sketches of various structures throughout the United States with appropriate descriptions and thoughts. Board covers with spine. View more info

The Buildings of Stratford-upon-Avon

By: Morriss, Richard K.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Alan Sutton Pub.: 1994

Seller ID: 21717

Condition: As New

Photographs by Ken Hoverd. 122 pp. with 119 black and white photographs with full captions highlighting each place of interest and a map which allows the individual to take a tour. View more info

Here Today (San Francisco's Architectural Heritage)

By: Olmsted, Roger and T. H. Watkins

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Chronicle Books: 1975

Seller ID: 24889

Condition: Very Good

Photographs by Morley Baer and others and sponsored by the Junior League of San Francisco Inc. 8th printing. 334 pp. with more than 2500 buildings and residences built prior to 1920 in San Francisco, San Mateo and Marin counties. An excellent and very complete study. One very small chip at base of DJ spine missing. View more info

Continuity and Change

By: Papageorgiou, Alexander

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London: Pall Mall Press, 1971:

Seller ID: 7148

Very Good/Very Good. Oversized Hardback. Preservation in city planning. 185 pp. with 335 pictures and plans. Two small tears at bottom of DJ. View more info

Cesar Pelli

By: Pastier, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Whitney Library of Design, an Imprint of Watson-Guptill Pub. 1980:

Seller ID: 4884

Very Good/Very Good. Monographs on contemporary architecture. 120 pp. discussing Pelli's special relationship to the current movements in architecture. Oblong shaped hardback. Numerous photographs and illustrations. The DJ is slightly creased due to misfolding. View more info

Architecture Versus Housing

By: Pawley, Martin

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Praeger Pub. 1971:

Seller ID: 7159

VG+. Softcover. 128 pp. with numerous photographs. View more info

Treasures of Taliesen (76 Unbuilt Designs of Frank Lloyd Wright)

By: Pfeiffer, Bruce Brooks

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Frank Lloyd Wright Memorial Foundation: 1985

Seller ID: 39538

ISBN: 0-8093-1235-2

Condition: VG+

Pages number well over 200 but there is no real sequence and they are interspersed by 72 beautiful colored plates. the book presents 106 drawings including 72 colored plates. The illustrations and drawings show the genuis of one of the greatest architects on the last 100 years. Oversized oblong hardcover with clear plastic cover. View more info