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Award Winning Green Roof Designs

By: Peck, Steven

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Schiffer Books: 2008

Seller ID: 2278496

ISBN: 0764330225

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 2008 Large Hardcover. Over 100 beautiful, informative photos display the green roofs technology that is quickly becoming a fundamental element of the emerging practice of living architecture. The award-winning roof designs displayed and described, for private homes, businesses, and public spaces alike, integrate natural and artificial systems, resulting in healthier, more sustainable buildings and communities. Green roofs have the capacity to deliver multiple public and private benefits. View more info

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New York Transformed: The Architecture of Cross and Cross

By: Pennoyer, Peter; Walker, Anne; Stern, Robert A. M.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Monacelli Press: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2286733

ISBN: 1580933807

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. An excellent copy. 2014 Large Hardcover. 240 pp. The architects Cross & Cross shaped the streetscape and skyline of New York City in the 1920s and 1930s with Upper East Side townhouses and apartment buildings, the RCA Victor Building, and Tiffany’s flagship store on 57th Street. Working through a period of American history that saw dramatic change, from luxurious apartment buildings during the economic boom of the 1920s, to federal commissions during the Depression, the brothers John and Eliot Cross were masters of their craft. Well-connected society men who also showed remark... View more info

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L'Italie Inconnue [, in Three Volumes]:Nord; Centre; Sud (Itineraires Archeologiques)

By: Pillement, Georges

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Editions Bernard Grasset: 1962

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 2198729

Condition: Very Good


Limited edition, from a printing of 39 copies, 25 numbered and 14 lettered. This set is #20 of volume 1, and #23 of volumes 2 and 3. Rebound in boards by G. Gauche of Paris. Boards lightly foxed, owner bookplate on front endpaper of each volume. 1962 Hard Cover. 364; 342; 326 p. 8vo. Beige cloth over boards, dark green morocco spine labels, gilt titles and rules, marbled endpapers. French text. Illustrated with photographs taken by the author. A travelogue by the French writer and photographer who won the Prix des Deux Magots for his novel Plaisir d'amour in 1937, and contributed to the ... View more info

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Painted Ladies: San Francisco's Resplendent Victorians

By: Pomada, Elizabeth; Larsen, Michael; Baer, Morley

Price: $5.00

Publisher: E.P. Dutton: 1978

Seller ID: 2199381

ISBN: 052548244X

Condition: Very Good


General light wear, small sticker to rear cover, rear cover lightly creased. 1978 Large Softcover. 80 pp. Photographs of the colorful and eccentric Victorian architecture of San Francisco.Keywords: ELIZABETH POMADA MICHAEL LARSEN MORLEY BAER PAINTED LADIES SAN FRANCISCO'S RESPLENDENT VICTORIANS HOUSE HOME AMERICAN HISTORY ARCHITECTURE View more info

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A Concise Guide to Community Planning

By: Porterfield, Gerald A.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: McGraw Hill: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2278410

ISBN: 0070255911

Condition: Good


First edition. Highlighting, edge wear. 1994 Hard Cover. Gerald A. Porterfield is the President of the Porterfield Design Center based in Chesapeake, Virginia. He holds a B.S. in Landscape Architecture from West Virginia University and is a member of the Urban Land Institute as well as the American Planning Association. View more info

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Taj Mahal: Passion and Genius at the Heart of the Moghul Empire

By: Preston, Diana & Michael

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Walker and Company: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2291691

ISBN: 0802715117

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Top edge lightly stained. 2007 Hard Cover. 317, [7] pp. 8vo. Several pages of illustrations. While Galileo suffered under house arrest at the hands of Pope Urban VIII, the Thirty Years War ruined Europe, and the Pilgrims struggled to survive in the New World, work began on what would become one of the Seven Wonders of the World: the Taj Mahal. Built by the Moghul emperor Shah Jahan as a memorial to his beloved wife, Mumtaz Mahal, its flawless symmetry and gleaming presence have for centuries dazzled everyone who has seen it, and the story of its creation is a fascinating blend o... View more info

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Imperial Palaces of Russia

By: Prince Michael of Greece; O'Keefe, Catherine

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Tauris Parke Books: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2286547

ISBN: 1850435669

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Bookplate on front paste-down endpaper, page edges very faintly toned. 1992 Large Hardcover. 215 pp. Russia's imperial palaces are magnificent edifices. The pictures in this book show a wide range of palaces, some well-known, some virtually unknown in Western Europe. View more info

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The Church and Fortress of Dover Castle

By: Puckle, John

Price: $30.00

Publisher: John Henry and James Parker: 1864

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2266240

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Spine lightly faded, top corner of a few pages bumped, several pages lightly foxed. 1864 Hard Cover. [vi], 132, 8-page terminal publisher ad. 8vo. Fold-out plan of Dover Castle and the Old Church, illustrations from drawings by the author, including a color frontispiece. Original brown cloth, gilt titles & top page ridge. View more info

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The Ultimate Do-It-Yourself Survival Shelters Construction Manual

By: Pugliese, Michael

Price: $22.00

Publisher: M & M Engineering: 1994

Seller ID: 1686122

ISBN: 1886774021

Condition: Very Good


Nice bright copy. 1994 Stapled Binding. The Ultimate Do-It-Yourself Survival Shelters Construction Manual. Includes a tipped-in photocopy of a newspaper article from Mother Earth News concerning an entire home build for just $90. View more info

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Rosyth Castle: A Notable Fifeshire Ruin.

By: Reid, Alan

Price: $70.00

Publisher: A. Romanes, 'Press' Office.: 1898

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1928336

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Photograph of Rosyth Castle mounted on front endpaper, owner bookplate and ink name & address on front endpaper, front & end matter lightly foxed. 1898 Hard Cover. 103 pp. Original maroon cloth, gilt titles, blind-stamped rules. A history and architectural study of the 15th-century Scottish tower house located in Fife, Scotland, which was occupied by Oliver Cromwell's army in 1651. The book was published in the same year the castle became the property of the Admiralty (which at the time controlled the British Royal Navy). Illustrated with engravings, diagrams, and photographs. View more info

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200 Years of Rochester Architecture and Gardens

By: Reisem, Richard O.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Landmark Society of Western New York / New York State Council on the Arts: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2263714

ISBN: 0964170612

Condition: Very Good


First edition. One inch tear along bottom edge of jacket front, jacket edges rubbed with minor tears. Personal library stamp on title page. 1994 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 144 pp. Color photographs throughout text. A vibrant and comprehensive tour of the extraordinary architectural and botanical wonders that have survived and have been beautifully preserved in Rochester for over 200 years. The city is rare among American cities for the great variety and exceptional quality of architectural styles as well as the private and public gardens that have given Roch... View more info

Mount Hope: America's First Municipal Victorian Cemetery

By: Reisem, Richard O.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Printing Methods, Inc.: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2293901

ISBN: 0964103303

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Two 1/4 closed tears along top jacket edge. 1994 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 128 pp. There's scarcely a dull moment in the 156-year history as presented here with revelations of embezzlement, heroism, tragedy, romance, torture, brilliant achievement, suicide, adventure, pageantry, intrigue, weird happenings, fame, even cannibalism... Handsomely set forth on the following pages are 81 duotone, black-and-white photographs with 10 double-page spreads that evoke the character of this stunning place. Richard Reisem is a Rochester resident and the ce... View more info

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Tropical Living: Contemporary Dream Houses in the Philippines

By: Reyes, Elizabeth V.; Zialcita, Fernando Nakpil; Alcazaren, Paulo

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Periplus Editions: 2005

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 2202760

ISBN: 9625938761

Condition: Near Fine


4th printing. Minimal wear to jacket corners, jackek spine faded. 2005 Large Hardcover. 224 pp. Color photographs throughout text. Graced with a warm tropical climate, plenty of indigenous building materials and Asian- and Latin-inspired style, the Philippines is home to some of Southeast Asia's most creative architects and interior designers. Tropical Living explores the balance of form and functionality present in these houses, and examines the diverse residential design styles found in the city, the countryside, the mountains and by the sea. With over 200 full-color photographs, Tropical Li... View more info

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Tropical Living: Contemporary Dream Houses in the Philippines

By: Reyes, Elizabeth V.; Zialcita, Fernando Nakpil; Alcazaren, Paulo

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Periplus Editions: 2006

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2202761

ISBN: 079460465X

Condition: Near Fine


First paperback printing. Minor wear to corners. 2006 Large Softcover. 224 pp. Color photographs throughout text. Graced with a warm tropical climate, plenty of indigenous building materials and Asian- and Latin-inspired style, the Philippines is home to some of Southeast Asia's most creative architects and interior designers. Tropical Living explores the balance of form and functionality present in these houses, and examines the diverse residential design styles found in the city, the countryside, the mountains and by the sea. With over 200 full-color photographs, Tropical Living is an inspir... View more info

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Sovereign Britain

By: Reynolds, James

Price: $4.00

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2261896

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Jacket edges rubbed with two chips along jacket spine-head, jacket faintly foxed, jacket flap corners clipped. 1955 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xvi, 368 pp. Mr. Reynolds has placed particular emphasis on the great houses and castles of England which are maintained by the National Trust. Here are to be found in art and furnishings the finest examples of the various periods in which they were built. View more info

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The Good Office: Green Design on the Cutting Edge

By: Riordan, John

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Collins: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2278493

ISBN: 0061537896

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. An exceptional copy. 2008 Large Hardcover. In The Good Office, the bridge is gapped between the working world and the environment, offering innovative ideas for sustainable office buildings, with examples from around the world. This book shows how by being respectful to the environment, offices can benefit from increased sunlight, better air quality, and eco-friendly building materials, creating a more positive space for both the environment and the worker. View more info

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Plantation Homes of the James River

By: Roberts, Bruce

Price: $10.00

Publisher: University of North Carolina: 1990

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2265260

ISBN: 0807842788

Condition: Very Good


1st printing. Spine lightly faded. 1990 Soft Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Bruce Roberts takes us on a photographic tour of fourteen of the famous colonial Virginia plantation houses nestled along the shores of the Lower James River from Richmond east to Jamestown and Williamsburg. Now carefully restored, often with the original furnishings, these houses are glorious monuments to a bygone era. View more info

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Cobblestone Buildings of Orleans County, N.Y: A Local History

By: Robinson, Delia

Price: $30.00

Publisher: JB's Desktop: 1996

Seller ID: 2274156

Condition: Very Good


Lightly rubbed. 1996 Soft Cover. Photographs and historical information about the most well-known cobblestone buildings in Orleans county. View more info

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The Most Beautiful House in the World

By: Rybczynski, Witold

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Penguin: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2268304

ISBN: 0140105662

Condition: Near Fine


Reprint. An exceptional copy. 1990 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. Witold Rybezynski takes us on an extraordinary odyssey as he tells the story of designing and building of his own house. Rybezynski’s project began as a workshed; through a series of happy accidents, however, the structure gradually evolved into a full-fledge house. View more info

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City Life

By: Rybczynski, Witold

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Touchstone Book: 1996

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2269464

ISBN: 0684825295

Condition: Very Good


Pages very faintly toned. 1996 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 256 pp. In City Life, Witold Rybczynski looks at what we want from cities, how they have evolved, and what accounts for their unique identities. In this vivid description of everything from the early colonial settlements to the advent of the skyscraper to the changes wrought by the automobile, the telephone, the airplane, and telecommuting, Rybczynski reveals how our urban spaces have been shaped by the landscapes and lifestyles of the New World. View more info

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A Clearing in the Distance: Frederick Law Olmsted and America in the Nineteenth Century

By: Rybczynski, Witold

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Scribner: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2281585

ISBN: 0684824639

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Remainder mark, jacket lightly rubbed. 1999 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 480 pp. 8vo. We know Olmsted through the physical legacy of his stunning landscapes -- among them, New York's Central Park, California's Stanford University campus, Boston's Back Bay Fens, Illinois's Riverside community, Asheville's Biltmore Estate, and Louisville's park system. He was a landscape architect before that profession was founded, designed the first large suburban community in the United States, foresaw the need for national parks, and devised one of the country's fi... View more info

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English Country Houses

By: Sackville-West, V. [Vita]

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Collins: 1947

Edition: 5th Printing

Seller ID: 2292336

Condition: Very Good


Fifth printing. A very good copy in a very good jacket. 1947 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 46 pp. With 8 plates in colour and 23 illustrations in black-and-white. This book offers a brief history of the English country house from the Middle Ages to the 20th century, and of the people who built and lived in them from common squires to kings and queens. View more info

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Cobblestone Architecture

By: Schmidt, Carl F.; Bragdon, Claude; Croughton, Amy

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Carl F. Schmidt: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2261381

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Boards lightly soiled, transfer mark on last couple pages, probably from something previously laid in. 1944 Hard Cover. 59 pp. 16 black & white illustrations and 30 sketches by the author follow text, depicting numerous examples of cobblestone architecture. Numerous sketches throughout text as well. Schmidt was one of the foremost authors in this field in his time, and his works are still extremely useful because of their level of detail, and his ability to both write intelligently about, and capably draw examples of, the subject. View more info

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Greek Revival Architecture in the Rochester Area

By: Schmidt, Carl F.; Kaelber, William

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Carl F. Schmidt: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2261380

Condition: Near Fine


First edition, unnumbered copy from a 1000 copy limitation. Minor wear to corners, minor fading of gilt titles. 1946 Hard Cover. 200 pp. 8vo. An overview of Greek Revival style architecture in Rochester, New York, profusely illustrated with black & white photographs, and reproductions of Schmidt's original drawings. Schmidt was well known for maintaining extensive personal visual records of regional architecture styles. View more info

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The Octagon Fad

By: Schmidt, Carl F.; Merrill, Arch

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Carl F. Schmidt: 1978

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2290327

Condition: Very Good


Limited edition, #315 of 1000 copies. Signed by author without inscription on title page. Some light spots on rear board. 1978 Hard Cover. [vi], 207 pp. 8vo. An architectural monograph focusing on octagon house plans, particularly examples from the latter half of the nineteenth century. Numerous examples and photographs. View more info

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The Octagon Fad

By: Schmidt, Carl F.; Merrill, Arch;

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Carl F. Schmidt: 1978

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 2094972

Condition: Near Fine


Limited edition, one of 1000 copies (unnumbered). 1978 Hard Cover. [vi], 207 pp. 8vo. An architectural monograph focusing on octagon house plans, particularly examples from the latter half of the nineteenth century. Numerous examples and photographs. View more info

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The Octagon Fad

By: Schmidt, Carl F.; Merrill, Arch;

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Carl F. Schmidt: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2262787

Condition: Fine


First edition, one of 1000 copies. An exceptional copy. 1978 Hard Cover. [vi], 207 pp. 8vo. An architectural monograph focusing on octagon house plans, particularly examples from the latter half of the nineteenth century. Numerous examples and photographs. View more info

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Cobblestone Masonry

By: Schmidt, Carl F.; Shelgren, Olaf William

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Carl F. Schmidt: 1966

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 2273046

Condition: Near Fine


Limited edition, one of 1000 copies. Edges slightly faded, newspaper article laid in with associated transfer. 1966 Large Hardcover. 326, [4] pp. Includes 76 plates, 8 sketches, and 30 black & white photographs depicting numerous examples of cobblestone architecture, with a list of more than five hundred examples of these structures throughout western New York. Schmidt was one of the foremost authors in this field in his time, and his works are still extremely useful because of their level of detail, and his ability to both write intelligently about, and capably draw examples of, the subject. View more info

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Architecture and Architects of Rochester, N.Y. [New York]

By: Schmidt, Carl [F.] & Ann; Merrill, Arch

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Rochester Society of Architects: 1959

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2290328

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by author without inscription on front free endpaper. Third Ward walking tour pamphlet and related newspaper clipping laid in, pencil name on front paste-down endpaper. 1959 Hard Cover. 188 pp. 8vo. A celebration of Rochester, New York's architecture, published in conjunction with the city's 125th anniversary. Schmidt was one of the foremost authors in this field in his time, and his works are still extremely useful because of their level of detail, and his ability to both write intelligently about, and capably draw examples of, the subject. This work includes Schmidt's sketches as well... View more info

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Architecture: The Natural and the Manmade

By: Scully, Vincent

Price: $5.00

Publisher: St. Martin's Press: 1991

Seller ID: 2199758

Condition: Very Good


Light shelf wear. 1991 Soft Cover. xiii, 388 pp. Scully is a pioneer of 20th century architecture. This volume is the grand sum of his career. It is not only the history of great edifices, but also a book that explores the unique dialogue between human beings and their buildings and the natural world. View more info