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Perfect Acts Of Architecture

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
2002
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A fine copy with a few trivial touches of shelfwear
ISBN
9780870700392
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$30.00

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New York: Museum of Modern Art, 2002. A fine copy with a few trivial touches of shelfwear. 10.5 x 8.8 inches. 180 pages. Profusely illustrated. Pictorial boards. Essays by Jeffrey Kipnis, Rem Koolhaas and Elia Zenghelis. Foreword by Sherri Geldin. Foreword by Terence Riley. Introduction by Terence Riley. The publisher: "Perfect Acts of Architecture collects six sets of… Read more
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Pier Luigi Nervi: Space and Structural Integrity

by NERVI, Pier Luigi

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1961
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Some light edgewear and covers with a few stains, small ownership name on front flyleaf, otherwise clean
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$35.00

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San Francisco: San Francisco Museum of Art, 1961. Some light edgewear and covers with a few stains, small ownership name on front flyleaf, otherwise clean. 12 x 9 inches. Black-and-white photographs. Original white wrappers. The catalogue was published to accompany the exhibition of the architect's work at the San Francisco Museum of Art, the Walker Art Center, and… Read more
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Sleepy Hollow Restorations: A Cross-Section of the Collections

by BUTLER, Joseph T.

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1983
Condition
Some slight wear to jacket edges
ISBN
9780912882574
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$15.00

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Tarrytown, NY: Sleepy Hollow Press, 1983. Some slight wear to jacket edges. 11 x 8.5 inches. 310 pages. Fully illustrated in color. Original brown cloth; pictorial dust jacket. First edition.
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$15.00
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Thinking Architecture

by ZUMTHOR, Peter

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1999
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A fine copy
ISBN
9783764361013
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$125.00

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Basel, Boston, Berlin: Birkhäuser, 1999. A fine copy. 8vo. 64 pages. Black-and-white photographs. Original red cloth. First edition in English, containing five essays by Zumthor: "A way of looking at things"; "The hard core of beauty"; "From passion for things to the things themselves"; "The body of architecture"; and "Teaching architecture, learning architecture."
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Mexican Churches

by PORTER, Eliot; Ellen AUERBACH

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1987
Condition
Spine faded with some associated fading on front and back, owner's ink inscription on front free endpaper
ISBN
9780826310231
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$20.00

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Albuquerque, NM: University of New Mexico Press, 1987. Spine faded with some associated fading on front and back, owner's ink inscription on front free endpaper. 10.5 x 9.5 inches. 20 pages. Profusely illustrated in color. Original orange cloth; dust jacket. First edition. "These churches have never before been photographed so thoroughly, with such meticulous attention to their exuberant… Read more
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Kingswalden Notes [Pentagram Papers 16]

by PENTAGRAM

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1970
Condition
Light wear to wrapper edges, but a fine copy
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$80.00

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London, New York, San Francisco: Pentagram Design, 1970. Light wear to wrapper edges, but a fine copy. Oblong (7 x 9.5 inches). Original printed wrappers. The Kingswalden Notes are Quinlan Terry's journal recording the deign and building of Kings Walden Bury, a new country house in Hertfordshire, which was completed in 1971.
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Kingswalden Notes [Pentagram Papers 16]

by PENTAGRAM

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1970
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Light wear to wrapper edges, but a fine copy
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$80.00

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London, New York, San Francisco: Pentagram Design, 1970. Light wear to wrapper edges, but a fine copy. Oblong (7 x 9.5 inches). Original printed wrappers. The Kingswalden Notes are Quinlan Terry's journal recording the deign and building of Kings Walden Bury, a new country house in Hertfordshire, which was completed in 1971.
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Cesar Pell. Buildings and Projects 1963-1990

by PELLI, Cesar; Paul GOLDBERGER (introduction)

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1990
Condition
A fine copy in a near-fine jacket that is slightly toned along the spine
ISBN
9780847812615
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$65.00

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New York: Rizzoli, 1990. A fine copy in a near-fine jacket that is slightly toned along the spine. 4to. 288 pages. Profusely illustrated in color. Cloth; dust jacket. FIRST EDITION, INSCRIBED by Pelli on the half-title, and with the recipient's address label affixed to title. A fine monograph on the Argentinian-born American architect, including a study of the… Read more
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Stone by Design: The Artistry of Lew French

by FRENCH, Lew. Alison SHAW

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Published
2005
Condition
A near-fine copy with a small bump on dust jacket; minor shelfwear visible on back cover
ISBN
9781586854430
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$15.00

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Salt Lake City: Gibbs Smith, 2005. A near-fine copy with a small bump on dust jacket; minor shelfwear visible on back cover. 4to. 160 pages. Color photographs. Printed boards; dust jacket. FIRST EDITION. "More than 125 gorgeous photographs showcase the beauty of award-winning stonemason Lew French's work in eight different homes, illustrating how rounded fieldstone, gray slate, rough… Read more
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Gyo Obata

by BIRKMAN, Marlene

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
2010
Condition
In fine condition
ISBN
9781864703795
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$30.00

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Australia: Images Publishing Group, 2010. In fine condition. 8vo. 240 pages. Cloth; dust jacket. FIRST EDITION. "Gyo Obata is an internationally recognised architect and one of the founding partners of HOK. This book not only tells the story of the various buildings that Obata designed, but also encourages the belief in good design as a process that includes… Read more
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Moving. Norman Foster on Art

by FOSTER, Norman

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
2013
Condition
A fine unread copy, one speck on cover
ISBN
9788494053566
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$60.00

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Madrid: Ivory Press / Carré d'Art, 2013. A fine unread copy, one speck on cover. 4to. In French and English. 420 pages. Decorated cloth. FIRST EDITION. "To mark the 20th anniversary of the Carré d'Art Musée d'art contemporain, in Nîmes, Norman Foster has been invited to curate the exhibition Moving. Norman Foster on Art, which will open… Read more
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Wunderkammer

by WILLIAMS, Tod; Billie TSIEN

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
2013
Condition
A new copy in shrinkwrap
ISBN
9780300197983
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$10.00

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New Haven: Yale, 2013. A new copy in shrinkwrap. Oblong 8vo. 239 pages. Pictorial boards. FIRST EDITION. "An alluring glimpse into magnificent Cornell-like boxes created by some of the world's leading architects and designers" (the publisher).
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Selldorf Architects

by SELLDORF, Annabelle

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
2009
Condition
A fine copy
ISBN
9781580932264
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$25.00

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New York: Monacelli Press, 2009. A fine copy. 4to. 176 pages. Cloth; translucent jacket. FIRST EDITION.
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$25.00
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Andrew Holmes: Addition (Folio IX)

by HOLMES, Andrew

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1986
Condition
A near-fine copy, internally bright and clean, with light soiling to the box
ISBN
9780904503784
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$225.00

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London: Architecture Association, 1986. A near-fine copy, internally bright and clean, with light soiling to the box. Square folio. 28-page pamphlet in wrappers; 20 silkscreens; together in black cloth clamshell box. FIRST EDITION, number 29 of 1000 copies signed by Holmes on the cover of the box.
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$225.00
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Tonnesen: Twelve Months to Fame and Fortune in the Art World

by TONNESEN, Bill

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
2002
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A near-fine copy, the slipcase with a broken joint tape-repaired
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$50.00

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Tonnesen, Inc, 2002. A near-fine copy, the slipcase with a broken joint tape-repaired. Small square 8vo. Boards, slipcase. FIRST EDITION.
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Plus Minus Box

by KAWAKAMI, Kisa; Alvin BOYARDSKY; Richard George ROGERS; and David Dodge GRAY

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1985
Condition
Light wear to folding case, generally in fine condition
ISBN
9780904503722
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$1,500.00

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London: Architectural Association, 1985. Light wear to folding case, generally in fine condition. Square cloth folding case (12 x 12 in.) containing: nine plates, three on board, including the use of silkscreen, relief sculpture, embossed paper, and printed acrylic. And 28-page illustrated text in glazed paper portfolio. FIRST EDITION of this scarce work on the Japanese architect and… Read more
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$1,500.00
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Iranian House

by GHAZBAN-POUR, Jassem

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Published
1975
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$125.00

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Tehran: National Land and Housing Organization, 1975. Folio. 229pp. Text in Arabic and English. Illustrated in color. Original white boards; pictorial dust jacket. A very good copy with modest wear to the jacket, internally clean and bright. FIRST EDITION. One of 5000 copies.
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Life and Shape

by NEUTRA, Richard (1892-1970)

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Published
1962
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$500.00

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New York: Appleton-Century-Crofts, 1962. 8vo. 372 pp. Plates. Original cloth; pictorial dust jacket. A near-fine copy with light wear to jacket, a few minor spots to sheet edges. FIRST EDITION. A fine association copy, inscribed by Richard Neutra to the photographer Barbara Morgan on the half-title: "To Barbara Morgan and her husband - who have suffered making the best… Read more
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$500.00
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Skyscrapers of New York

by BAILEY, Vernon Howe (1874-1953); Cass GILBERT (1859-1934)

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1928
Condition
A very good copy with light toning to boards, occasional pale spotting internally, and several small marginal closed tears
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$600.00

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New York: William Edwin Rudge, 1928. A very good copy with light toning to boards, occasional pale spotting internally, and several small marginal closed tears. Folio (42 x 27 cm; 16½ x 10¾ inches). 5 pages text, 24 full-page plates including frontispiece. Original quarter white patterned muslin, blue boards, gilt-lettered on front cover and spine; portions of dust… Read more
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$600.00
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Rapports au Conseil Général des Hospices, sur Les Hopitaux et Hospices; Les Secours a Domacile; La Direction des Nourrices

by PARIS; CONSEIL GÉNÉRAL D'ADMINISTRATION DES HOSPICES

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Published
1803
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$400.00

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Paris: Imprimerie des Hospices Civils, 1803. Three parts in one volume, 4to (250 x 197 mm). viii, 200; [2], 67; [2], 16 pp. Half-title. Folding table at end. Late 19th-/early 20th-century boards. Provenance: Bibliothèque Imperiale (inkstamp on some text leaves and table, duplicate stamp). FIRST EDITION. Contains a "report on the administration of home help" and a "report on… Read more
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$400.00