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South Beach Architectural Photographs: Art Deco to Contemporary
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South Beach Architectural Photographs: Art Deco to Contemporary

By Clemence, Paul

Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing, 2004. Hardcover. Fine. Hardcover in glossy illustrated boards. No dust jacket, as issued. First printing of first edition. Book and unclipped dust jacket are in fine, As New, gift-giving condition, crisp and clean, with tight binding and sharp corners. Tiny dent on rear board. Map and photo illustrations. 8vo. 187 pp. including index. In protective Mylar. Heavy--will require additional postage if shipped outside the U.S.

$14.96

Oscar Niemeyer: Museu de Arte Contemporanea de Niteroi (Bilingual edition)

By Niemeyer, Oscar, and Museu de Arte Contemporanea de Niteroi

Rio de Janeiro: Editora Revan, 2000. First edition. Paperback. Very Good. Softcover in illustrated wraps. First printing of first edition. Book is crisp and clean, with tight binding and sharp corners and just a touch of wear at edges. Photos document Oscar Niemeyer's museum building in Brazil. The architect's statement, as well as others, appear in Portuguese and English. Color plates throughout. Square 4to. Unpaginated.

$26.25

Daniel Libeskind: Jewish Museum Berlin--Between the Lines
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Daniel Libeskind: Jewish Museum Berlin--Between the Lines

By Schneider, Bernhard, and Daniel Libeskind

Munich: Prestel Publishing, 1999. First American edition. Paperback. Near Fine. Softcover in illustrated wraps. First American printing. As New condition, crisp and clean. Color photos. 4to. 64 pp.

$13.46

Los Angeles Architectural Club--Year Book 1912

By Los Angeles Architectural Club

London: Architectural League of the Pacific Coast, 1912. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. Hardcover in original tan matte boards. Black cloth spine. First printing. Light wear to boards. Neat inked comment in margin on Foreword page, and decorative bookplate of one-time owner on front pastedown--otherwise unmarked and unmarred. (Bookplate says "Olive Percival--Her Book." Olive Percival was a writer, photographer, gardener, artist, and bibliophile in Los Angeles.) Published to accompany an exhibit of members' work held in Los Angeles (738 South Broadway) from February 23-March 15, 1912. Frontispiece is a tipped-in plate of an exterior view of the Greene and Greene Gamble House in Pasadena (two additional photos of the house follow in photo section). Book includes 24 pages of text plus 108 pages of photos of residental and pubic buildings. Front matter includes a list of patrons with tipped in addenda sheet, list of club members with tipped in addenda sheet, a list of associate members and a list of exhibitors. 4to. Scarce.

$206.25

Designing Disney's Theme Parks: The Architecture of Reassurance
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Designing Disney's Theme Parks: The Architecture of Reassurance

By Marling, Karal Ann, editor

Paris: Centre Canadien D'architecture/canadian Centre For Architecture, 1997. Paperback. Softcover in dust jacket. First printing of first paperback edition. Wraps have flaps. The book and unpriced jacket are in fine, As New, gift-giving condition, crisp and clean, with tight binding and sharp corners. Pulbished to accompany an exhibit of the same name organized by the Canadian Centre for Architecture . Illustrated throughout. 4to. 223 pp. Heavy--will require additional postage if shipped outside the U.S.

$59.96

Theatre Catalog 1945

By Miller, Herbert M., editor

Philadelphia: Jay Emanuel Publications, 1946. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Hardcover in pebbly maroon boards with gilt title on front and spine. No dust jacket. First printing. Book is fresh and bright, with sturdy binding and sharp corners. Boards have a touch of wear at edges; gilt is slightly dulled. Interior pages are clean and bright. Includes articles pertaining to all aspects of theatrical presentation including plans and blueprints and an article by Frank Lloyd Wright on Objective Design for Non-Objective Art with photos showing models for the Guggenheim Museum. Ads throughout including a few tipped-in. A wonderful book. 4to. 583 pp. including index. Heavy--will require additional postage if shipped outside the U.S.

$371.25

The World of Tomorrow: The 1939 New York World's Fair
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The World of Tomorrow: The 1939 New York World's Fair

By Zim, Larry; Mel Lerner, and Herbert Rolfes

New York: Harper & Row, 1988. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Hardcover in dust jacket. First printing of first edition. Book and unclipped jacket are As New, fresh, crisp, unsoiled, unmarred. Lush visual history of the 1939 fair. Photos in black-and-white and color. Folio. 240 pp. In protective Mylar. Heavy--will require additional postage if shipped other than domestic media mail.

$48.75

Grand Central Terminal: Warren and Wetmore (Architecture in Detail)
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Grand Central Terminal: Warren and Wetmore (Architecture in Detail)

By Powell, Kenneth

London: Phaidon, 2002. First edition. Paperback. Fine. Softcover in illustrated wraps with flaps. Square 4to. First printing. As New condition, crisp and clean, with some light shelf-rubbing to rear wrap. Detailed photos--and drawings--of Grand Central. Color and black-and-white plates. 59 pp.

$26.25

Amusement Facilities: Karaoke Rooms, Game Parks, Amusement Complexes

By Murakami, Sueyoshi

Tokyo: Shotenkenchiku-Sha, 1993. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Hardcover in dust jacket. Folio. Book is crisp and clean. Former owner's name on front end page. Dust jacket has a light edgewear and a short closed tear on rear. The book presents projects (including pachinko halls) selected from Monthly Shotenkenchi-ku published from 1985-1992. All plates in color. Floor plans in black-and-white. Text is in English and Japanese. 188 pp. Heavy--may require additional postage if shipped other than domestic media mail.

$26.25

Austrian Cultural Institute, New York: An Architectural Competition

By Bliem, Ernst

Innsbruck, Austria: Haymon-Verlag, 1993. First edition. Paperback. Near Fine. Softcover in stiff wraps with flaps. Narrow 4to. First printing. A touch of wear at edges. Catalogue published to accompany a traveling exhibit of the same name sponsored by the Austrian Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Black-and-white photos throughout. Text is in German and English. Among the contributors are Terrence Riley and Kenneth Frampton. 223 pp. Heavy--may require additional postage if shipped other than domestic media mail.

$33.75

Architecture in the Shoin Style: Japanese Feudal Residences

By Hashimoto, Fumio

Tokyo and New York: Kodansha , 1981. Hardcover. Very Good. Hardcover. 8vo. First edition. Book is in Very Good condition, with wear at corners of boards. No dust jacket. Interior pages are crisp and bright. Lovely black-and-white and color illustrations of buildings, rooms, and details illuminate the text. Translated and adapted from the Japanese by H. Mack Horton. 248 pp. including index. An earlier edition of this book appeared in Japan under the title "Shoin-zukuri," as volume 75 in the series Nihon no bijutsu. Heavy--may require additional postage if shipped other than domestic media mail.

$30.00

Community Centers and Student Unions

By Sternberg, Eugene D. and Barbara E. Sternberg

New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, 1971. Hardcover. Hardcover in dustjacket. Oblong 4to. First edition. Architect A. Quincy Jones' ownership stamp on front endpaper. Book is in Near Fine condition, with light shelf wear and lightly bumped corners. Jacket is in VG- condition; there are three closed tears and edges are lightly rubbed. Illustrated throughout with photographs and architect's plans. A heavy volume; may require additional postage for other than domestic media mail. Not price-clipped. In protective mylar. 319 pp. including index.

$26.25

Around Pasadena: An Architectural Study

By Sillo, Terry & John Manion

Pasadena: Gallery Productions, 1976. Paperback. Near Fine. Softcover in pictorial wraps. Book is has a touch of wear to edges but is generally crisp and clean. Black-and-white photographs throughout. Oblong 4to. 69 pp. including index.

$26.25

Iowa Architect: The Face of Architecture in Iowa, Volume 15, Number 1

By Lynch, James A. (editor)

Des Moines: Iowa Chapter, The American Institute of Architects, 1968. Paperback. Softcover. 4to. Magazine is in VG condition; covers are browning and there are several stress creases along spine. Front cover has two tiny holes caused by a staple. Interior is crisp and clean. Includes articles on design, building codes and jurisdiction, and weights and measures. Illustrated throughout. 32 pp.

$39.38

The Planning of Apartment Houses, Tenements and Country Homes

By Van der Bent, Teunis J.

New York: Brentano's, 1917. Hardcover. Good +. Hardcover in original greenish gray boards. Book is in very good condition, with small dampstain at the bottom inside edge of the pages. Binding is in poor condition. Spine is detached from boards. Endpages are brittle and crumbling. Except for the dampstain, which doesn't affect the text or pictures, the pages themselves are handsome, with myriad floor plans (tinted for definition) and clean text. Introduction by the author is dated 1917. A fascinating volume on urban planning. 355 pp. Heavy--may require additional postage if shipped abroad.

$56.25

Bridges

By Brown, David J.

New York: Macmillan Publishing Company, 1993. Hardcover. Hardcover with dustjacket. 4to. First edition. Book is in fine condition. Jacket is in VG+ condition; corners are torn at tips, edges are rubbed, and there are a few tiny tears to edges at spine. A tight, crisp copy; illustrated with numerous photographs and drawings. Not price-clipped. In protective mylar. 176 pp. including index.

$30.00

White Towers

By Hirshorn, Paul, and Steven Izenour

Cambridge: The MIT Press, 1979. First edition. Hardcover. Hardcover in fine condition in near fine unclipped dust jacket. First edition. Slight rubbing to covers. Pioneering photographic study of the architecture of the White Tower hamburger food chain from its founding in 1926. 189 pp. plus geographical index of White Towers. Review slip laid in.

$75.00