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The Dymaxion World of Buckminster Fuller

By: Marks, Robert W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Reinhold Publishing Corporation: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2292414

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Lacks jacket, faint edge wear. 1960 Hard Cover. A history of Fuller's inventions and ideas from his modular homes to his 4D philosophy of life. View more info

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The Great House at Old Economy

By: Matter, Evelyn P.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Old Economy Harmonie Associates: 1970

Seller ID: 2108069

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 1970 Stapled Binding. 37, [3] pp. An architectural history of the George Rapp house and the Frederick Rapp house. View more info

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The Great Bridge: The Epic Story of the Building of the Brooklyn Bridge

By: McCullough, David

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 1972

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 2270444

ISBN: 0671212133

Condition: Good


4th printing. Top edge lightly foxed, ink name and date on front endpaper, jacket toned with several tears and chips. 1972 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 636 pp. 8vo. 9 3/8 x 6 5/8. First published in 1972, The Great Bridge is the classic account of one of the greatest engineering feats of all time. Winning acclaim for its comprehensive look at the building of the Brooklyn Bridge, this book helped cement David McCullough's reputation as America's preeminent social historian. Now, The Great Bridge is reissued as a Simon & Schuster Classic Edition with a new introducti... View more info

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Penfield Heritage Landmark Tour

By: McKee, Alice

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Penfield Heritage Association: 1985

Seller ID: 2289178

Condition: Very Good


Ink mark to single page. 1985 Stapled Binding. A driving guide to the historic homes of Penfield, NY. View more info

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The American Tradition in the Arts

By: McLanathan, Richard

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Harcourt, Brace and World, Inc.: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2206582

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No jacket. A nice copy. Near fine. 1968 Large Hardcover. CONTENTS: Colonial Enterprise: The Seventeenth Century; Georgian America: Eighteenth-Century Colonial Art before the Revolution; The New Republic; From the Greek Revival to the Gothic; America Rediscovered: Nineteenth-Century Painting before the Civil War; Democracy and the Arts; A World Changed: Painting after the Civil War; Architecture and Sculpture after the Civil War; A World Divided: The Arts in the Twentieth Century; The American Tradition.KEYWORDS: AMERICAN TRADITION ART ARCHITECTURE HISTORY View more info

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Jefferson and Monticello: The Biography of a Builder

By: McLaughlin, Jack

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Owl Books: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2273426

ISBN: 0805014632

Condition: Very Good


Ink name on front flyleaf, pages very faintly toned. 1990 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. viii, 481 pp. This book, a National Book Award nominee in 1988, is the life of Thomas Jefferson as seen through the prism of his love affair with Monticello. For over half a century, it was his consuming passion, his most serious amusement. With a sure command of sources and skilled intuitive understanding of Jefferson, McLaughlin crafts and uncommon portrait of builder and building alike. En route he tells us much about life in Virginia; about Monticello's craftsmen and how... View more info

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Castles in Ireland: Feudal Power in a Gaelic World

By: McNeill, Tom

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Routledge: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2266253

ISBN: 0415165377

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 1997 Hard Cover. xiii, 261 pp. Illustrated with maps, photographs, and diagrams. Castles in Ireland tells the story of the nature and development of lordship and power in medieval Ireland, using its military fortifications as a guide. Tom McNeill argues that the design of the castles contests the traditional view of Ireland as a land torn by war and divided culturally between the English and Irish. View more info

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Architectural Rendering Illustrated Vol. I

By: Meisei Publications

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Meisei Publications: 1992

Seller ID: 2262176

ISBN: 4872461967

Condition: Near Fine


Ink name on front endpaper. 1992 Soft Cover. We have more books available by this author!. A collection of award-winning and other notable architectural drawings. View more info

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Architectural Rendering Illustrated Vol. 2

By: Meisei Publications

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Meisei Publications: 1992

Seller ID: 2262177

ISBN: 4872461975

Condition: Very Good


Faintly rubbed. 1992 Soft Cover. We have more books available by this author!. A collection of award-winning and other notable architectural drawings. View more info

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Seeing Europe by Automobile: A Five-Thousand-Mile Motor Trip Through France, Switzerland, Germany, and Italy; with an Excursion into Andorra, Corfu, Dalmatia, and Montenegro

By: Meriwether, Lee

Price: $175.00

Publisher: The Baker & Taylor Company: 1911

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2198613

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Rear endpaper beginning to split along hinge but binding not at all loose, owner bookplate on front endpaper. 1911 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 415 pp. 8vo. Original green cloth, gilt titles, two tone illustration on front board, top edge gilt. An early 20th-century tour through Europe by car, illustrated with numerous photographs, mostly depicting notable architectural wonders seen along the way. Maps on endpapers. View more info

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Seeing Europe by Automobile: A Five-Thousand-Mile Motor Trip Through France, Switzerland, Germany, and Italy; with an Excursion into Andorra, Corfu, Dalmatia, and Montenegro

By: Meriwether, Lee

Price: $175.00

Publisher: The Baker & Taylor Company: 1911

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2198712

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Rear endpaper splitting along hinge but binding not at all loose, boards lightly rubbed. 1911 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 415 pp. 8vo. Original green cloth, gilt titles, two tone illustration on front board, top edge gilt. An early 20th-century tour through Europe by car, illustrated with numerous photographs, mostly depicting notable architectural wonders seen along the way. Maps on endpapers. View more info

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Frank Gehry

By: Miller, Jason

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Barnes & Noble: 2002

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2278495

ISBN: 158663674X

Condition: Very Good


Reissue. Light edge wear. 2002 Large Hardcover. This volume surveys about 20 of architect Frank Gehry's innovative designs, from the Schnabel residence in California to the Nationale-Nederlanden building in Prague, the Experience Music Project in Seattle, and others. Each of the 100-plus color photographs is accompanied by text that describes the building's significant features and places its importance in Gehry's evolution as an architectural artist. View more info

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A Strasbourg: De Paris et a Bale (Collection Des Guides-Joanne)

By: Moleri, Par M.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Librairie De L. Hachette: 1862

Seller ID: 2199447

Condition: Good


Front free endpaper removed, faint pencil marks and ink stamp on title page, boards a bit rubbed. 1862 Hard Cover. viii, 408; 128 pp., w/4-page index and appendix of advertisements following text. 8vo. A French itinerary for notable architectural sites. Includes a descriptive history, illustrations, and maps. View more info

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The Inn on the Moor: A History of Jamaica Inn

By: Mullins, Rose

Price: $5.00

Publisher: PR Publishing: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2207353

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Wrappers lightly toned, pages very faintly toned. 1998 Soft Cover. iii, 84 pp. Jamaica Inn is a traditional inn on Bodmin Moor in Cornwall, United Kingdom. Built as a coaching inn in 1750, and having an association with smuggling, it was the setting for Daphne du Maurier's 1936 novel Jamaica Inn, which was made into the film Jamaica Inn in 1939 by Alfred Hitchcock.Located just off the A30, near the middle of the moor close to the hamlet of Bolventor, it was used as a staging post for changing horses.As well as the Hitchcock film, there has been a 1983 television series, Jamaica ... View more info

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Native American Architecture

By: Nabokov, Peter; Easton, Robert

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1989

Edition: 5th Printing

Seller ID: 2291941

ISBN: 0195037812

Condition: Near Fine


5th printing. Jacket spine faded. 1989 Large Hardcover. 431, [1] pp. For many people, Native American architecture calls to mind the wigwam, tipi, iglu, and pueblo. Yet the richly diverse building traditions of Native Americans encompass much more, including specific structures for sleeping, working, worshipping, meditating, playing, dancing, lounging, giving birth, decision-making, cleansing, storing and preparing food, caring for animals, and honoring the dead. In effect, the architecture covers all facets of Indian life. The collaboration between an architect and an anthropologist, Native A... View more info

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Chillon Tome 1: La Camera Domini la Chambre des Comtes et des Ducs de Savoie

By: Naef, Albert

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Fred. Boissonnas & Cie: 1908

Seller ID: 1874854

Condition: Good


Paper loss from spine with wear and minor loss from wrapper edges. Interior near fine - sewn binding still strong, no internal markings, some pages unopened. 1908 Large Softcover. 177, lv pp. Folio. 13 x 9 3/4. Illustrated wrappers, red patterned endpapers. Numerous illustrations from photographs with captions in red. Also includes plans and sketches. 12 tipped in color plates depicting decorations and murals found throughout Chillon, the 13th century Swiss castle on the shore of Lake Geneva. Naef was among the first to study the castle archaeologically, resulting in this work, which focuses o... View more info

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Late Baroque and Rococo Architecture (History of World Architecture)

By: Norberg-Schulz, Christian

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Electa/Rizzoli: 1985

Seller ID: 2202388

ISBN: 0847804755

Condition: Very Good


Faint stain to bottom left corner of front wrapper, spine creased, page ridge lightly foxed. 1985 Large Softcover. 219 pp. Explores the development and distinctive achievements of the sequential eighteenth-century architectural styles, most fully expressed in Central European monarchical, ecclesiastical, and monumental buildingsKeywords: CHRISTIAN NORBERG-SCHULZ LATE BAROQUE ROCOCO ARCHITECTURE WORLD HISTORY View more info

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Construction Inspection Handbook

By: O'Brien, James J.; Schaefer, Leonard P.; Gibson, Rita F.

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Van Nostrand Reinhold Company: 1983

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 1536427

Condition: Very Good


Second edition. 1983 Hard Cover. x, 672 pp. A comprehensive guide to construction inspection, designed for professionals in the field. View more info

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The Organization, Construction and Management of Hospitals, with Numerous Plates and Details

By: Ochsner, Albert J.; Sturm, Meyer J.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Cleveland Press: 1907

Seller ID: 2291348

Condition: Very Good


No jacket. Evidence of rebinding, minor ink note on title page, ink stamp and minor pencil note on acknowledgments page. 1907 Large Hardcover. viii, 600 pp. A history of the organization, construction and management of hospitals, illustrated with plates and details. CONTENTS: Introduction; Historical; Organization of Hospitals; Officers and Authority; The Medical and Surgical Staff; Plans for the Assignment of Patients; Discipline and Rules Governing Staffs; Organizing of Training Schools; General Construction; Location of Hospitals; Orientation of Hospital Buildings in Relation to Sunlight; M... View more info

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The Park Street Spire: The First 100 Years (Summer 1967, Volume XII, Number 10)

By: Ockenga, Harold J.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: .: 1967

Seller ID: 2267175

Condition: Near Fine


Spine edge faintly toned. 1967 Stapled Binding. 32 pp. A history of Park Street Church in Boston, Massachusetts. The Park Street Church (built in 1809) in downtown Boston, Massachusetts is an active Conservative Congregational church with 2,000 in Sunday attendance and around 1,000 members [1] at the corner of Tremont Street and Park Street. View more info

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Historic New York: Architectural Journeys in the Empire State

By: Olenick, Andy

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Landmark Society: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2207088

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Jacket faintly rubbed. 2006 Large Hardcover. More than five years in the making, this photographic tour de force covers four centuries of landmark architecture in the Empire State. From Hudson Valley mansions and New York skyscrapers to Adirondack Great Camps and Erie Canal cobblestone structures, this handsome volume explores the state s distinctive and diverse buildings and landscapes. The 224-page coffee-table book was photographed by Andy Olenick and written by Richard O. Reisem. View more info

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Historic New York: Architectural Journeys in the Empire State

By: Olenick, Andy; Reisem, Richard O.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Landmark Society of Western New York: 2006

Seller ID: 2197796

Condition: Fine


Brand new from publisher. Includes original jacket. Still encased in plastic.Fine. 2006 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 224 pp. More than five years in the making, this photographic tour de force covers four centuries of landmark architecture in the Empire State. From Hudson Valley mansions and New York skyscrapers to Adirondack Great Camps and Erie Canal cobblestone structures, this handsome volume explores the state's distinctive and diverse buildings and landscapes. The 224-page coffee-table book was photographed by Andy Olenick and written by Richard O. Reise... View more info

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Historic New York: Architectural Journeys in the Empire State

By: Olenick, Andy; Reisem, Richard O.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Landmark Society of Western New York: 2006

Seller ID: 2202447

Condition: Near Fine


A very nice copy.Half inch tear to top edge of jacket near spine, two quarter-inch tears to top edge of jacket. 2006 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 224 pp. More than five years in the making, this photographic tour de force covers four centuries of landmark architecture in the Empire State. From Hudson Valley mansions and New York skyscrapers to Adirondack Great Camps and Erie Canal cobblestone structures, this handsome volume explores the state's distinctive and diverse buildings and landscapes. The 224-page coffee-table book was photographed by Andy Olenick an... View more info

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Erie Canal Legacy: Architectural Treasures of the Empire State

By: Olenick, Andy; Reisem, Richard O.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Landmark Society of Western New York: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2264669

ISBN: 0964170663

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Publisher card laid in. A very nice copy. 2000 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 208 pp. Color photographs throughout, map of New York on endpapers. The 176-year-old Erie Canal (completed in 1825) comes to spectacular new life in this 208-page, lavishly illustrated book. 101 cities, towns, villages, and hamlets are given individual attention with stunning color photographs by Andy Olenick and inspired anecdotal text by Richard O. Reisem. It is a memorable visual and historic tour along 363 miles of the old Erie Canal. The book was awarded first prize... View more info

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Erie Canal Legacy: Architectural Treasures of the Empire State

By: Olenick, Andy; Reisem, Richard O.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Landmark Society of Western New York: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2265140

ISBN: 0964170663

Condition: Very Good


Two 1 inch closed tears and 1/4 inch closed tear to front jacket edges. 2000 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 208 pp. Color photographs throughout, map of New York on endpapers. The 176-year-old Erie Canal (completed in 1825) comes to spectacular new life in this 208-page, lavishly illustrated book. 101 cities, towns, villages, and hamlets are given individual attention with stunning color photographs by Andy Olenick and inspired anecdotal text by Richard O. Reisem. It is a memorable visual and historic tour along 363 miles of the old Erie Canal. The book was awar... View more info

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Historic New York: Architectural Journeys in the Empire State

By: Olenick, Andy; Reisem, Richard O.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Landmark Society of Western New York: 2006

Seller ID: 2268121

ISBN: 0976391023

Condition: Fine


NEW. 2006 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 224 pp. More than five years in the making, this photographic tour de force covers four centuries of landmark architecture in the Empire State. From Hudson Valley mansions and New York skyscrapers to Adirondack Great Camps and Erie Canal cobblestone structures, this handsome volume explores the state's distinctive and diverse buildings and landscapes. The 224-page coffee-table book was photographed by Andy Olenick and written by Richard O. Reisem. View more info

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Civilizing American Cities: Writings on City Landscapes

By: Olmsted, Frederick Law; Sutton, S.B.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Da Capo Press: 1997

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2268756

ISBN: 0306807653

Condition: Near Fine


1997 reissue of 1971 MIT edition. Very minor general wear. 310 pp. Frederick Law Olmsted (1822–1903) designed New York City's Central Park, Brooklyn's Prospect Park, Chicago's South Park and Jackson Park, Montreal's Mount Royal Park, the park systems of Boston and Buffalo, and many others. But Olmsted also designed parkways and neighborhoods, reshaping cities around their parks. He thus reinvented the American urban landscape as a democratic outdoor setting that encouraged a new kind of participation in city life. Olmsted was one of the most gifted of American writers of his generation: prio... View more info

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Pantages Theatre: Rebirth of a Landmark

By: Olsheski, Constance

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Key Porter Books: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2174195

ISBN: 1550131559

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Very light rubbing to jacket.Near Fine. 1989 Hard Cover. A history of the restoration of Toronto's most opulent theaters. View more info

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Albert Paley: Threshold, Klein Steel

By: Paley, Albert; Shearer, Linda

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Skira: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2204835

ISBN: 8861303056

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A fine copy.Near Fine. 2008 Large Hardcover. 130 pp. At 80 feet high, 40 feet wide and 35 feet deep, Albert Paley’s most recent sculpture is the latest work by this monumental artist. This latest work is dedicated to the steel service industry, therefore, Paley used industrially produced steel elements for the composition of the sculpture—steel beams, tubes, and sheet steel—including using scrap material remaining from steel plates after elements have been removed during the fabrication process. Bruce Miller photo-documents all aspects of the development of the structure, ... View more info

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The World's Greatest Wine Estates: A Modern Perspective

By: Parker, Robert M., Jr.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2290060

ISBN: 0743237714

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. An excellent copy. 2005 Large Hardcover. 708 pp. Over the past twenty-five years, renowned critic Robert M. Parker, Jr., has visited both legendary and fledgling wineries all over the world and has tasted hundreds of thousands of wines. Only a fraction of those wines have earned his highest ratings and are considered by him to be truly legendary. In his latest book, Parker brings together what he calls the best of the best, taking readers on a personal tour of the wineries that have impressed him most with their dedication to quality, consistency, and excellence. The World's Gre... View more info