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Fallingwater: Poster
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Fallingwater: Poster

By Wright, Frank Lloyd

Mill Run, PA: Western Pennsylvania Conservancy, 1973. Frank Lloyd Wright, architect, designed for Edgar Kaufmann, Mill Run, PA, entrusted to the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy, photograph by Harold Corsini. A poster issued by the Conservancy for the 10th anniversary of the opening of Fallingwater. Near Fine, faint creases, 17" w x 22 3/4" h. Well suited for framing, will be shipped loosely rolled in a mailing tube. . First Printing. Poster. Near Fine. 17" w x 22 3/4" h.

$125.00

Promotional Poster: USONIA Frank Lloyd Wright\'s Design for America
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Promotional Poster: USONIA Frank Lloyd Wright's Design for America

By Rosenbaum, Alvin; Foreword by Frederick Gutheim

No Place: The Preservation Press , 1993. Publisher's promotional poster, 34"w x 22"h, featuring a black and white photograph by G.E. Kidder Smith (1940) showing the interior of Wright's Rosenbaum House, Florence, Alabama. The poster is Near Fine, a few faint creases. A SCARCE Wright ephemeral piece, distributed in limited numbers at the ABA trade show in 1993. Well suited for framing, will be shipped loosely rolled in mailing tube. . First Printing. Poster. Near Fine. 34" x 22".

$250.00

Poster: Design for a Newspaper Kiosk ( Entwurf Fur Zeitlungskiosk, 1924 )
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Poster: Design for a Newspaper Kiosk ( Entwurf Fur Zeitlungskiosk, 1924 )

By Herbert Bayer

Bonn: Bauhaus - Archiv, 2003. Great Bauhaus graphic design. Near Fine, faint creases. Well suited for framing, will be shipped loosely rolled in a mailing tube. . Poster. Near Fine. 23 3/8" x 33".

$40.00

Promotional Poster for: FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT The Masterworks
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Promotional Poster for: FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT The Masterworks

By Wright, Frank Lloyd

New York (1999): Rizzoli Publisher's promotional poster, no date (1999), featuring a Paul Rocheleau color photograph of Falling Waters, the famous Wright-designed home in Mill Run, Pa. Near Fine, faint creases in margins. A lovely poster, highly suited for framing. All posters shipped loosely rolled in a mailing tubs. . Poster. 20" x 30".

$250.00

Promotional Poster for AMERICAN ART DECO
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Promotional Poster for AMERICAN ART DECO

By Duncan, Alastair

No Place: Harry N. Abrams Original publisher's promotional poster, 20 1/2" w x 30 3/4" h, for the book published 1986, the poster with same great Art Deco artwork as the original dust jacket. Near Fine, faint creasing. An uncommon poster, well suited for framing, distributed in short supply at the ABA trade show in 1986. All posters shipped loosely rolled in mailing tube. . First Printing. Poster. Near Fine. 20 1/2" x 30 3/4".

$300.00

Museum of Fine Arts Bulletin, Special Number: The New Museum , Vol. IV, No.27, June, 1907
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Museum of Fine Arts Bulletin, Special Number: The New Museum , Vol. IV, No.27, June, 1907

By Museum of Fine Arts, Copley Square, Boston

Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 1907. SIGNEDat bottom front wrapper -"Compliments of ( ? ) Contractor". RARE, Worldcat lists only 2 institutional holdings. Paginated 27-47, with several drawings and a map of Boston showing area of new museum. Very Good, wrappers soiled, particularly along top edge front wrapper, pp. 33-40 loose from staples. . SIGNED. First Edition. Stapled Folder. Very Good/No Jacket, As Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$150.00

Colonial Mexico, Volume 1, No. 1
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Colonial Mexico, Volume 1, No. 1

By Francisco Gonzalez Montero, Editor

Mexico City : Arte Mexicano, 1933. SCARCE. Very Good, vertical crease to front wrapper, light soiling rear wrapper. 47 pp. with 11 prints of watercolors of important architectural sites by Ignacio Gonzalez Mermosilla, The English language version, by George Godoy. . First Edition. Pictorial Printed Wrappers. Very Good/No Jacket, As Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$75.00

Furniture Forum, Vol.1, No.2 - Spring, 1949
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Furniture Forum, Vol.1, No.2 - Spring, 1949

By Hollis Christensen, Editor ( Beatrice Wood, Isamu Noguchi, George Nakashima, Herman Miller et al. )

Los Angeles: Hollis Christensen, 1949. SCARCE iconic mid-century design journal. Very Good, 1" tear to wrappers top edge at spine, light soiling to wrappers, a few pages with small bottom or top corner creases. Unpaginated, 32 pp. divided into sections on Furniture, Lighting, Accessories, and Interiors. With 1 pp. essay titled "Potters and Craftsmen" by Beatrice Wood and 2 pp. essay, "the new and the good" by Alvin Lustig; a section titled "Personalities in Design" with portrait photos and short bios of Maurice Martine, Edward J. Wormley, Edith Kiertzner Heath, George Nakashima, Beatrice Wood, Isamu Noguchi, and Hendrick Van Keppel and Taylor Green; and a 2 pp. Retailers' Directory. Illustrated with black and white photographs. . First Edition. Binder. Very Good/No Jacket, As Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$400.00

The Colonial Architecture of Philadelphia
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The Colonial Architecture of Philadelphia

By Frank Cousins and Phil M. Riley

Boston: Little, Brown, & Company, 1920. #172 of a limited edition of 975 copies. Very Good, paper label at spine a bit rubbed and with small chips top edge, light rubbing to cloth at tips. Contents are clean, tight, and unmarked. Top edge gilt. Illustrated with 95 black and white photographs. Uncommon in collectible condition. . Limited and Numbered First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket, As Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$100.00

The Carrey Drawings of the Parthenon Sculptures,
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The Carrey Drawings of the Parthenon Sculptures,

By Theodore Bowie and Diether Thimme, Editors

Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 1971. Near Fine, small shelf rub bottom corner, very faint soiling to boards. Contents are clean, tight, unmarked, and Fine. . First Edition. Cloth. Near Fine/No Jacket, As Issued. Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall.

$275.00

Souvenir of Wacker Drive Chicago
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Souvenir of Wacker Drive Chicago

By Mid-Continent Construction Co.

Chicago: Mid-Continent Construction Co., 1926. RARE. Souvenir celebrating the completion of the construction of Wacker Drive, started 1924, completed 1926. Very Good, wrappers separating at spine 3" top and bottom, chips at corners of front wrappers. 16 pp. with several black and white photographs. . First Edition. Magazine. Very Good/No Jacket, As Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$100.00

Early Religious Architecture of America
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Early Religious Architecture of America

By Cleveland Hydraulic-Press Brick Company

Cleveland: Cleveland Hydraulic-Press Brick Company, 1898. RARE early pictorial survey of Calfornian, New Mexican and Mexican Spanish Mission architecture. With 24 spectacular full page black and white photographs and 8 pages consisting of title page, 6 pages unsigned text and concluding page with information on The Cleveland Hydraulic-Press Brick Company. Photographs signed Franklin Co. Eng. Chi.(cago). Very Good, in string-tied green paper covers, corner chips to covers and a 3" closed tear front cover, stain top corner title page. Starting with the "Oldest Church in America", the Church of San Miguel, Santa Fe and including the Cathedral of Mexico, Missions of San Juan Bautista, Santa Barbara, Santa Cruz, and San Juan De Capistrano among others. . First Edition. String Tied. Very Good/No Jacket, As Issued. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

$250.00

Lighting in Architecture; Light and Color as Stereoplastic Elements
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Lighting in Architecture; Light and Color as Stereoplastic Elements

By Dr. Walter Kohler and Wassili Lockhardt

New York: Reinhold Publishing Corporation, 1959. Originally published in Germany in 1956. Near Fine, small bump top edge at spine, in a Very Good dust jacket, small tears and creases and light edge wear. A classic of midcentury architecture, profusely illustrated with photographs in color and black and white. . First English Language Edition . Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$125.00

The Arts in Western Living; 1955 Exhibition The Los Angeles County Fair
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The Arts in Western Living; 1955 Exhibition The Los Angeles County Fair

By Introduction and Text By Arthur Millier

Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Fair Association, 1955. SCARCE, excellent resource book for mid-century modern California design, and uncommon in Fine condition. Unpaginated, 38 pp., featuring numerous black and white photographs displaying the works of 112 'designer-craftsmen'. . Short essay "The Designer-Craftsman" by Richard B. Petterson at last page. Furniture designers featured include Herman Miller, Sam Maloof, and Hans Wegner among several others. . First Edition. Stapled Wrappers. Fine/No Jacket, As Issued. Illus. by Burton Frasher, Jt., Photographer . 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$300.00

Vedute di Firenze. XXIV Vedute delle Principali Contrade, Piazze, Chiese, e Palazzi delle Città di Firenze
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Vedute di Firenze. XXIV Vedute delle Principali Contrade, Piazze, Chiese, e Palazzi delle Città di Firenze

By Zocchi, Giuseppe

Florence, Italy : Libreria Editrice Fiorentina, 1984. #27 of 500 copies printed. Near Fine, faint bottom corner crease rear wrapper. In a Near Fine plain cardboard slip case. XXIV Vedute delle Principali Contrade, Piazze, Chiese, e Palazzi delle Città di Firenze. Limited and Numbered Edition. Pictorial Printed Wrappers. Near Fine/No Jacket, As Issued. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Limited Edition.

$100.00

C-Forms Graphic Posters ( Set of 12 Posters )
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C-Forms Graphic Posters ( Set of 12 Posters )

By Chadwick, Don

No Place: Herman Miller Furniture Company No Date, circa 1974, the year Herman Miller introduced Chadwick modular seating. A set of 12 grapic posters, designed to hang separately or as a group, each poster measuring 12" square, in pastel colors and with unused sticky tabs for hanging on back. Complete with square white sheet with explanatory details, this set was designed as promotional material, and is RARE. The set is Fine, explanatory sheet a few small wrinkles and 1 corner curl. . 12" x 12" .

$250.00

Genius and the Mobocracy
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Genius and the Mobocracy

By Wright, Frank Lloyd

New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1949. First Edition stated on copyright page. Wright's intimate account of his personal and aesthetic relationship with architect Louis H. Sullivan, with 39 hitherto unpublished drawings by Sullivan. Fine in Very Good dust jacket, chips at spine tips (1/2" paper loss at head of spine), 2" chip along spine, rear panel soiled. . First Edition. Cloth. Fine/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$175.00

The Herman Miller Collection 1952
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The Herman Miller Collection 1952

By Nelson, George; Eames, Charles; with Occasional Pieces By Isamu Noguchi, Peter Hvidt, and O. M. Nielsen

Zeeland, MI: The Herman Miller Furniture Co., 1952. Very Good Plus cloth a bit faded at spine, Book is clean, tight, and unmarked. SCARCE First Edition from this pioneering mid-century furniture company. . First Edition. Cloth. Very Good Plus/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$200.00

Tensile Structures; Volume 1 Pneumatic Structures
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Tensile Structures; Volume 1 Pneumatic Structures

By Otto, Frei, Editor

Cambridge, MA: M.I.T. Press, 1967. Fine, prior owner blind stamp bottom corner front end page, in a Near fine dust jacket, light wear and rubbing at the folds and spine tips. "... the first of two volumes devoted to the detailed study of nonrigid structures capable of withstanding tensile strains." Illustrated with 1,660 numbered photographs and line drawings. Part 1; Frei Otto: Pneumatic Structures. Part 2; Rudolf Trostel: Calculation of Membranes. Part 3; Frei Otto: Tension Anchoring in the Foundations. Classic reference work on architecture. . First American Edition. Cloth. Fine/Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$200.00

Daniel H. Burnham Architect Planner of Cities
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Daniel H. Burnham Architect Planner of Cities

By Moore, Charles

New York: Da Capo Press, 1968. First Edition Thus, 1968, an unabridged republication of the two-volume first edition published by Houghto Mifflin in 1921. Near Fine in green cloth, stamped gilt lettering and decorations that mirror the First Edition, prior owner gift inscription front end page, in a Very Good Plus dust jacket, front flap price-clipped, 2" closed tear bottom edge rear panel, a few small chips and light edge wear. . Reprint. Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good Plus. Thick 8vo.

$100.00

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