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  • Gourlay, Charles
    The Construction of a House: Being the Study of Building Construction Presented by Means of a Set of Forty Plates Containing Plans and Detail Drawings, with Letterpress, of a Design for a Country House Including Motor House and Chauffeur's Lodge

    First Edition

    London: B. T. Batsford, 1910. 22 text pages with preface and description of plates. Plates are loose. Details of a grand country house with 10 bedrooms, billiard room, tower, drawing-room, study, hall, etc. ISBN: 281AIB1047330.

    First edition. A very good copy in brown cloth covers. Mild edge and corner wear. Plates are excellent.

    Book ID: 261707
    Keywords: Architecture, Hardcover
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  • Bouille, James
    l'Habitation Bretonne

    First Edition

    Paris: Ch. Massin & Cie, (1926). 39 plates, photographic and architectural drawings. Text in French. ISBN: 281AIB1047279.

    First edition (first printing). All plates are in very good condition. Covers are separated at the spine but both are present with the three ties. Covers are browned.

    Book ID: 261003
    Keywords: Architecture, Hardcover
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  • Cholmondeley, David and Andrew Moore; photography by Derry Moore
    Houghton Hall: Portrait of An English Country House

    First Edition

    New York: Skira Rizzoli, 2014. Explores the house, garden and architectural history of the house built in the 1720s for Britain's first Prime Minister. ISBN: 9780847842926.

    First edition (first printing). Former owner's stamp on three pages else a fine copy in a fine dust jacket. A large, heavy book.

    Book ID: 255207
    Keywords: Architecture, Hardcover
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  • The Most Beautiful Libraries in the World by Bosser, Jacques; photographs by Guillaume de Laubier
    Bosser, Jacques; photographs by Guillaume de Laubier
    The Most Beautiful Libraries in the World

    New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc, 2003. 247 pages. 11-1/2 by 11-1/2 inches. A photographic tour of more than 20 libraries in 12 countries. Images reproduced in color. ISBN: 9780810946347.

    Later printing. Previous owner's blindstamp on a few pages else a fine copy in a fine dust jacket. A large, heavy book.

    Book ID: 254934
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  • Historic Houses of Paris: Residences of the Ambassadors by Stella, Alain; photographs by Francis Hammond
    Stella, Alain; photographs by Francis Hammond
    Historic Houses of Paris: Residences of the Ambassadors

    First Edition

    Paris: Flammarion, 2010. 376 pages. 10-3/4 by 14 inches. Profusely illustrated with color photo reproductions. English language edition; simultaneously published in French. ISBN: 9782080301482.

    First edition (first printing). Previous owner's blind stamps on a few pages else a fine copy in a fine dust jacket. A large, heavy book.

    Book ID: 254913
    Keywords: Architecture, Hardcover
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  • Farm Houses, Small Chateaux and Country Churches in France by di Nardo, Antonio. Photographs by C. D. Arnold and A. di Nardo
    di Nardo, Antonio. Photographs by C. D. Arnold and A. di Nardo
    Farm Houses, Small Chateaux and Country Churches in France

    First Edition

    Cleveland: J.H. Jansen, 1924. 173 pages. Preface by Paul P. Cret. Illustrated frontispiece. Profusely illustrated with black-and-white photographs and with line drawings by di Nardo. 16.5 x 12.5 inches. ISBN: B00085OROC.

    First edition. Very good copy in blue cloth with gold lettering and design on front cover and spine. No dust jacket. Cloth at spine bottom, 2", is torn exposing the binding. Covers mildly scuffed with edge and corner wear.

    Book ID: 250391
    Keywords: Architecture, Hardcover
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  • The Hospital: A Social and Architectural History by Thompson, John D. and Grace Goldin
    Thompson, John D. and Grace Goldin
    The Hospital: A Social and Architectural History

    First Edition

    New Haven: Yale University Press, 1975. 349 pages. 8-1/2 by 11-1/2 inches. Illustrated in black-and-white. ISBN: 9780300018295.

    First edition (first printing). A very good copy in a dust jacket with lightly fading to spine and a few short tears to the edges. Front free endpaper partially glued to the following (blank) page. A large, heavy book.

    Book ID: 249357
    Keywords: Architecture, Hardcover
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  • American Urban Typologies: Key West, Florida by Valle, Erick
    Valle, Erick
    American Urban Typologies: Key West, Florida

    Miami: Village Publishers, 1995. 109 pages. 8-1/2 by 11 inches. A survey of urban domestic archeticture. Profusely illustrated including a color fold-out. ISBN: 9781886993006.

    A near fine copy in wrappers (paperback). Light bump to one corner.

    Book ID: 236782
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  • A History of Building Types by Pevsner, Nikolaus
    Pevsner, Nikolaus
    A History of Building Types

    First Edition

    Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1976. 352 pages. "Here is the first survey of building types ever to be written, a guide to vital and often overlooked features of the architectural and social inheritance of the West " -- from the front flap. The nineteenth volume of the A. W. Mellon Lectures in the Fine Arts held at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D. C. Profusely illustrated in black-and-white. ISBN: 9780691099040.

    First edition (first printing). A fine copy in a dust jacket with a touch of fading to the spine and minor edge wear. A large, heavy book.

    Book ID: 232926
    Keywords: Architecture, Hardcover
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  • Build Your House of Earth by Middleton, G. F
    Middleton, G. F
    Build Your House of Earth

    (Melbourne, Australia): Compendium, (1975). 110 pages. A manual on rammed earth and adobe construction. Illustrated with black-and-white diagrams and photo reproductions. First published in 1953. ISBN: 9780959849509.

    Very good in wrappers (paperback). Small price sticker residue on cover.

    Book ID: 204389
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  • Texas Log Buildings: A Folk Architecture by Jordan, G., Terry
    Jordan, G., Terry
    Texas Log Buildings: A Folk Architecture

    First Edition

    Austin: University of Texas Press, (1978). 230 pages. Illustrated in black-and-white. ISBN: 9780292780231.

    First edition (first printing). Spotting to top of page block thus near fine; in a dust jacket with fading to spine, light scuffs to back cover, and a short closed tear to the front spine fold.

    Book ID: 53422
    Keywords: Architecture, Hardcover
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  • Compendio de arquitectura y simetria de los templos by Garcia, Simon
    Garcia, Simon
    Compendio de arquitectura y simetria de los templos

    First Edition

    Churubusco, Mexico: Escuela Nacional de Conservacion, Restauracion y Museografia Manuel del Castillo Negrete, 1979. About 560 pages. 8-1/2 b11 inches. Facsimile of an important 17th century manuscript by an architect whose work influenced Mexican architecture of the period. Reproduces the manuscript and provides a transcripton. One of 500 copies. ISBN: 281AIB1040042.

    First edition (first printing). Very good in wrappers (paperback).

    Book ID: 203062
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  • Standard Accounting System for Architects [brochure cover title] by American Institute of Architects
    American Institute of Architects
    Standard Accounting System for Architects [brochure cover title]

    First Edition

    (Washington, DC): The American Institue of Architects, (1935). [12] pages. Brochure introducing forms and binders for a new Standard Accounting System for Architects, "suitable for the one man office as well as for the largest organization" -- from the cover letter. Pages fold-out to 24-inches. Printed in color. ISBN: 281AIB0117938.

    First edition (first printing). A fine copy in stapled wrappers (paperback). Introductory letter and order form laid in.

    Book ID: 54510
    Keywords: Architecture, Pamphlet
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  • Edo Architecture, Katsura and Nikko (The Heibonsha Survey of Japanese Art, Volume 20) by Okawa, Naomi
    Okawa, Naomi
    Edo Architecture, Katsura and Nikko (The Heibonsha Survey of Japanese Art, Volume 20)

    First Edition

    New York: Weatherhill / Heibonsha, (1975). 162 pages. 7-3/8 by 9-3/8 inches. Illustrated with more than 160 photo reproductions, mostly in black-and-white, and a fold-out map. ISBN: 9780834810273.

    First edition (first printing). A bit musty thus a very good copy in a near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 229278
    Keywords: Architecture, Hardcover
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  • Axonometric and Oblique Drawing: A 3-D Construction, Rendering, and Design Guide by Uddin, M. Saleh
    Uddin, M. Saleh
    Axonometric and Oblique Drawing: A 3-D Construction, Rendering, and Design Guide

    First Edition

    New York: McGraw-Hill, 1997. 213 pages. 8-1/4 by 11-1/4 inches. An encyclopedic survey of approaches to three dimensial archetectural rendering. Black-and-white illustrations throughout. ISBN: 9780070657557.

    First edition (first printing). A very good copy in a very good dust jacket with moderate wear and two closed tears on the rear top edge.

    Book ID: 126464
    Keywords: Architecture, Hardcover
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  • Sumner, Charles K.
    Some Principles to Guide Community Zoning

    Palo Alto, California: City Planning Commision, 1926. ISBN: 281AIB0118233.

    Very good in wrappers (paperback). Pages 693-697 reprinted from National Municipal Review, Vol. XV, No 12.

    Book ID: 54524
    Keywords: Architecture, Pamphlet
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  • Oral History of A. James Speyer by Speyer, James; interviewed by Pauline Saliga
    Speyer, James; interviewed by Pauline Saliga
    Oral History of A. James Speyer

    First Edition

    Chicago Architects Oral History Project, Department of Architecture, the Art Institute of Chicago, 1990. 135 leaves, printed rectos (one side) only. Reproduced from typescript with a prefatory notice, "all literary rights in the manuscript, including the right to publication, are reserved..." Three original photographs tipped in. An oral history of an architect who studied under Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. ISBN: 281AIB0055800.

    A near fine hardcover copy; no dust jacket, as issued.

    Book ID: 30090
    Keywords: Architecture, Hardcover
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  • The Language and Medium of Architecture by Safdie, Moshe
    Safdie, Moshe
    The Language and Medium of Architecture

    First Edition

    Cambridge: 1989. 32 pages. Lecture delivered at Harvard University Graduate School of Design November 15, 1989. Black-and-white illustrations. ISBN: B00072191K.

    Inscribed by the author on inside of front cover: "To Sandra and Kitaj / with much affection / Moshe / Cambridge Jan 21, 1991.". First edition (first printing). A near fine copy in wrappers (paperback).

    Book ID: 142984
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  • Planning for Home Telephone Conveniences by Pacific Telephone & telegraph Company
    Pacific Telephone & telegraph Company
    Planning for Home Telephone Conveniences

    First Edition

    (N. Pl.): Pacific Telephone & telegraph Company, 1929. 51 pages. The book was prepared to assist architects, engineers, and builders in incorporating telephone service in designing and building residences. Illustrations in black-and-white. 11.25 x 8.75 inches. ISBN: 281AIB1023103.

    First edition (first printing). A near fine copy in wrappers (paperback). Glassine wrapper present but with closed tears and small edge chips.

    Book ID: 102955
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  • The Japanese House: Architecture and Interiors by Murata, Noboru (photographs) and Alexandra Black (text)
    Murata, Noboru (photographs) and Alexandra Black (text)
    The Japanese House: Architecture and Interiors

    North Clarenden, VT: Tuttle Publishing, 2000. 210 pages. 10 by 10 inches. Illustrated in color. ISBN: 9780804832625.

    Later printing. A very good copy in a very good dust jacket.

    Book ID: 219353
    Keywords: Architecture, Hardcover
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