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Hardwick Hall, Derbyshire

By: The National Trust; Mark Girouard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, The National Trust: 1997

Edition: Reprint. Later Printing

Seller ID: 25999

ISBN: 0707800986

Condition: Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued


Publisher's glossy wraps. Profusely illustrated in color. Hardwick Hall, in Derbyshire, is an architecturally significant Elizabethan country house in England, a leading example of the Elizabethan prodigy house. Built between 1590 and 1597 for the formidable Bess of Hardwick, it was designed by the architect Robert Smythson, an exponent of the Renaissance style of architecture. Hardwick Hall is one of the earliest examples of the English interpretation of this style, which came into fashion having slowly spread from Florence. Its arrival in Britain fortuitously coincided with the period when... View more info

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David Adler, Architect: The Elements of Style

By: Thorne, Martha (ed)

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Chicago and New Haven, The Art Institute of Chicago / Yale University Press: 2002

Edition: Stated First Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 26895

ISBN: 0300097026

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


Publisher's full black cloth, silver lettering on spine, silver medallion on cover, yellow illustrated endpapers. Profusely illustrated with color and B&W photographs, and plans. David Adler (1882-1949) was one of the most important architects designing homes and estates in the United States during a period known as that of the "great American house". Adler's works, which range in date from 1911 to 1949, were truly American, offering an enormous range of stylistic expression on the exteriors and a simpler definition of interiors than traditional European models allowed. This volume f... View more info

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Miniature Rooms: Architectural Models: October 15, 1937 - October 1, 1938

By: Thorne, Mrs. James Ward (Narcissa Niblack Thorne)

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Chicago, The Art Institute of Chicago: (1937)

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 27376

Condition: Good with No dust jacket as issued


Inscribed by Narcissa Thorne to "Miss Hauser - with sincere appreciation of her interest in my work" on the ffep. Quarter bound in publisher's green cloth over green paper-covered boards. Illustrated with 29 full-page, B&W photographs of the Thorne Miniature Rooms exhibited from October 15, 1937 to October 1, 1938, the first of the miniature rooms produced by Mrs. Thorn. Narcissa Niblack Thorne (1882 – 1966) was an American artist known for her extremely detailed miniature rooms. Her works depict historical interiors from Europe, Asia and North America from the late 13th to the ea... View more info

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American Landscape Architecture Designers and Places

By: Tishler, William H. (editor)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Preservation Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Seller ID: 18611

ISBN: 089133145X

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Narrow volume has black and white photographs of designers and landscapes on cover, detailed text with maps, photographs and diagrams of many historic grounds and their designers. . Volume is yellowed and has some shelf-wear, tear to lower part of spine, two pages of Introduction are loose, else unmarked and tight. . Building Watchers Series Series. Narrow 8vo 8" to 12". 244 pp View more info

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The New Cottage Home A Tour of Unique American Dwellings

By: Tolpin, Jim

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Newton, CT, The Taunton Press: 1998

Edition: Later Printing. First Edition

Seller ID: 18293

ISBN: 1561583553

Condition: Fine in Poor dust jacket


FINE. Color Photographs. Square 4to 9" - 11" tall. 231 pp View more info

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The Smart House

By: Trulove, James Grayson

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Harpercollins: 2004

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 17782

ISBN: 0060557427

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


Publisher's full paper binding, white lettering on spine and cover. Illustrated with color photographs.. The volume is in perfect, pristine condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. AS NEW.. Color Photographs. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 192 pp View more info

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Living Outside Inside

By: Trulove, James Grayson

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Harpercollins: 2004

Edition: First Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 17789

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


Publisher's full purple cloth, purple lettering on spine and cover, black endpapers. Illustrated with color photographs.. Both the volume and the unclipped dust jacket are in perfect, unmarked condition. AS NEW/AS NEW.. Color Photographs. 4to 11" - 13" tall. 195 pp View more info

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Rooms Outside the House From Gazebos to Garden Rooms

By: Trulove, James Grayson

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Harper Design: 2005

Edition: First Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 17830

ISBN: 0060749814

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


Publisher's full black cloth, black lettering on spine and cover, black endpapers. Illustrated with color photographs.. Both the volume and the unclipped dust jacket are in perfect, unmarked condition. AS NEW/AS NEW.. Color Photographs. 4to 11" - 13" tall. 359 pp View more info

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Santiago Calatrava: The Complete Works

By: Tzonis, Alexander; [Santiago Calatrava]

Price: $45.00

Publisher: NY, Rizzoli: 2004

Edition: First American Edition. 1

Seller ID: 20791

ISBN: 0847826414

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good dust jacket


Publisher's full white cloth with architect's name blind-stamped on front cover, gray lettering on spine, gray endpapers. Profusely illustrated with color drawings, and full-page color photographs. Santiago Calatrava Valls (born 1951) is a Spanish neofuturistic architect, structural engineer, sculptor and painter. He has offices in New York City, Doha, and Zürich. A large and heavy book - additional shipping charges may apply. . Front hinge is cracked, bottom edge of front cover by the hinge is slightly split, else pristine, tight, square, and clean. The Dust jacket has a small (½") ... View more info

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Architecture in the Garden

By: Van Sweden, James

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 2002

Edition: 1

Seller ID: 26093

ISBN: 0375501541

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Publisher's glossy boards, yellow endpapers. Illustrated with color photographs. Foreword by Penelope Hobhouse. . The volume is in excellent condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. Unclipped dust jacket shows only mild shelf-wear, else fine. FINE/NEAR FINE.. Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. xix, 264, (2) pp View more info

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Graceland Cemetery: A Design History

By: Vernon, Christopher

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Amherst, Massachusetts, USA, University of Massachusetts Press: 2010

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 22055

ISBN: 1558499261

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


Publisher's full blue cloth, silver lettering on spine, blue endpapers. Generously illustrated with B&W drawings and plans and photographs by Carol Betsch. Publisher's four-page brochure laid in. . Gift bookplate from the Trustees of the Graceland Cemetery Improvement Fund on half-title, otherwise unmarked, unread, tight, square and clean. The dust jacket is in pristine condition. NEAR FINE/AS NEW. . B&W Photographs and Plans. 4to 11" - 13" tall. vii, (viii), 254 pp View more info

Image for Vidal in Venice

Vidal in Venice

By: Vidal, Gore; George Armstrong (ed.)

Price: $14.00

Publisher: NY, Summit Books: 1985

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 18377

ISBN: 0671606913

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Former owner's name on half-title page, else unmarked, tight, square and clean. Price clipped dust jacket is very slightly rubbed at the head of the spine. NEAR FINE/ NEAR FINE. . Color Photographs. Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. 160 pp View more info

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Chicago

By: Visalli, Santi (photos); Bill Kurtis (Foreword)

Price: $80.00

Publisher: NY, Rizzoli: 1987

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 27282

ISBN: 0847808424

Condition: Fine in As New dust jacket


Inscribed by Bill Kurtis on the title page and dated 11/21/87. Publisher's full blue linen, gilt lettering on spine, blind stamped title on cover, brown endpapers. Profusely illustrated with full-page, color photographs by Santi Visalli.. Extremely minor sunning on narrow strip along top edge only, else as new; tight, square, and clean. The unclipped dust jacket is in perfect condition. A large, heavy book - additional shipping charges may apply. FINE/AS NEW. . Color Photographs. Folio 13" - 23" tall. 247 pp. Signed by Author View more info

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The Renovated Home Redesigning, Reorganizing, Redecoration

By: Weaving, Andrew

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Harper Design: 2005

Edition: First Edition. 1

Seller ID: 17808

ISBN: 0060723556

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


Publisher's full black, silver gilt lettering on spine, rose endpapers with floor plans, half title page and frontispiece show color photographs of home interiors, beautifully illustrated throughout with color photographs and text. . Color Photographs. 4to 11" - 13" tall. 191 pp View more info

Image for Good House Hunting: 20 Steps to Your Dream Home A Practical and Inspirational Guide for Achieving the Home of your Dreams

Good House Hunting: 20 Steps to Your Dream Home A Practical and Inspirational Guide for Achieving the Home of your Dreams

By: Wedlick, Dennis; Philip Langdon

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Harper Design: 2005

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 17777

ISBN: 0060779950

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


Publisher's full paper binding, red lettering on spine and cover. Illustrated with color photographs.. The volume is in perfect, pristine condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. AS NEW.. Color Photographs. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 152 pp View more info

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Architectural Drafting and Design

By: Weidhaas, Ernest R

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Boston and London, Alllyn and Bacon: 1981

Edition: Fourth Edition. Second Printing

Seller ID: 16174

ISBN: 0205118593

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Publisher's full white cloth with navy lettering on cover and spine. Profusely illustrated with blue and white drawings, plans and photographs. . Covers are lightly soiled and have color transfer from other books, head and heel of spine are lightly rubbed, light wear to tips, else unmarked, tight and square. VERY GOOD. . Drawings,plans, photographs. 4to 11" - 13" tall. xi,436,Appendices pp View more info

Image for Caernarfon Castle

Caernarfon Castle

By: Welsh Historic Monuments

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Wales, Welsh Historic Monuments: 1988

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 24657

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Pencil writing on first page, otherwise unmarked, interior bright and clean. NEAR FINE . 44 pp View more info

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European architecture in the twentieth century

By: Whittick, Arnold

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Abelard-Schuman: 1974

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Seller ID: 8938

ISBN: 0200040170

Condition: Very Good in Fair dust jacket


Publisher's full brown and white cloth, reversed silver lettering on spine, profusely illustrated wtih B&W photographs, bibliography and index. . Slight soiling on edges, shadow from dust jacket on ffep, else fine. The unclipped dust jacket has some minor shelf-wear, a tear at top back cover, shadow from former price sticker, else good. VERY GOOD/FAIR. . B&W Photographs. 4to 11" - 13" tall. 706 pp View more info

Decorating Defined: A Dictionary of Decoration and Design

By: Wilson, Jose; Arthur Leaman

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1970

Edition: First Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 14510

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Publisher's black cloth with gilt lettering on spine and blind-stamped lettering on cover. Profusely illustrated with B&W photographs.. Edges of four pages unevenly opened, otherwise square, tight, unmarked, and clean. VERY GOOD. . 4to 11" - 13" tall. 189, (2) pp View more info

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Piranesi as Architect and Designer

By: Wilton-Ely, John

Price: $140.00

Publisher: New Haven, New York and London, Yale University Press / The Pierpont Morgan Library: 1993

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Seller ID: 7210

ISBN: 0300053827

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Publisher's full gray cloth, silver lettering on spine, pale blue endpapers. 4to. (xx), 186, (1) pp. Profusely illustrated with over 167 beautifully reproduced plates, seven in full color. Includes List of Illustrations, Bobliography and Index. This is an unmarked, unread copy. Both the volume and the dust jacket are in virtually perfect condition. FINE/FINE.. Color and B&W illustrations. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. (xx), 186, (1) pp View more info