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HILL HOUSING: A GUIDE TO DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION

By: Abbott, Derek & Kimball Pollit

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, Whitney Library of Design, Watson-Guptill Publications: 1981

Edition: First

Seller ID: H11943

ISBN: 0823072592

Condition: Very good


xii, 308p. 1st printing. Former owner's ink stamp and embossed stamp on front endpaper, half title page, and page fore edges, jacket corners worn and chipped. Includes bibliography. B&w illustrations and photographs. (10"x9-1/4") View more info

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RALPH WALKER: THE AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF ARCHITECTS, 1921-1941

By: American Institute of Architects

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Self-published: 1961

Seller ID: P5362

Condition: Good


64p. Cover scraped and chipped with a 2" tear on top of spine and former owner's embossed stamp on front. Part V present in separate wraps with quite a few chips and scrapes. Walker's response to the American Institute of Architects following his resignation (or suspension) from the organization, which was precipitated by the accusation that a member of his firm took a contract already belonging to another firm. This self-published piece contains history and a partia... View more info

DAS LÜBECKER KAUFMANNSHAUS (LÜBECKER HEIMAT, 20)

By: Arbeitsgemeinschaft Heimatforsch. Lehrer im NSLB., Kreis Lübeck

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Lübeck, Otto Waelde: 1936

Seller ID: P7062

Condition: Good


88p. Wraps separating and torn at staples and along spine, wrap corners worn. B&w illustrations and photographs. (8-1/4"x5-3/4") View more info

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SKÅNSKA HUSTYPER

By: Arkitekttävlingen

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Malmö, Skånska Sparbanksföreningen, Skånsk Byggtjänst: 1954

Seller ID: P7022

Condition: Very good


78p. Cover lightly creased and edges scraped. Housing development for Skane, Sweden with ads for furnishings, appliances, and building materials. Text in Swedish. 3 located in OCLC (9/18) B&w illustrations, photographs, floor plans, and elevations. (11-3/4"x8-1/4") View more info

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MODERN BUILDING: ITS NATURE, PROBLEMS, AND FORMS

By: Behrendt, Walter Curt

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace & Co.: 1937

Edition: First

Seller ID: H9949

Condition: Good


[x], 241p. Some pencil underlining and a few pages dog-eared, cover corners bumped, endpapers have acid discoloration, jacket has large chips and tears to edges with folds scraped. Includes bibliography. 16 leaves of b&w photo plates. (9-1/2"x6-3/8") View more info

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WREN THE INCOMPARABLE

By: Briggs, Martin S.

Price: $29.00

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin: 1953

Edition: First

Seller ID: H11976

Condition: Very good


292p. Jacket edges chipped and holes on flaps. A comprehensive work on the life and work of Christopher Wren, one of the most acclaimed English architects, with coverage of his contributions in astronomy, physics, and geometry. B&w illustrations and 31 b&w plates and frontispiece. (9-1/2"x6-1/4") View more info

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HISTORIC BEAUTY IN CHARLOTTESVILLE AND ALBEMARLE COUNTY VIRGINIA

By: Chamber of Commerce of Charlottesville, Virginia

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Charlottesville, Virginia, Chamber of Commerce of Charlottesville, Virginia: [ca. 1927]

Seller ID: P5696

Condition: Good +


[16p.] & folded map. Rubbed cover edges worn with stains on front top edge. B&w photographs. (9-1/2"x6-3/8") View more info

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COUNTRY LIFE BOOK OF HOUSES FOR TODAY

By: Clifford, H. Dalton

Price: $24.00

Publisher: London, Country Life Ltd.: 1963

Seller ID: H9188

Condition: Very Good +


146p.1966 printing. Price clipped jacket has a 1" tear on top edge and scraped with corners chipped and smaller tears to edges. 1950s home and interior styles. B&w floor plans and photographs. (11-1/4"x8-5/8") View more info

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HISTORIC HOUSES FOR ST. JOHN'S

By: Commission for the Restoration & Enlargement of Colonial St. John's College

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Baltimore, Maryland, Commission for the Restoration & Enlargement of Colonial St. John's College: [1928]

Seller ID: P5697

Condition: Very Good


[24p.] Cover edges creased with a small tear on back top edge, stain on back page. B&w photographs. (10-1/4"x7-1/4") View more info

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HUIZEN VAN VERENIGING HENDRICK DE KEYSER

By: Deroo, Wijnanda; Photographed by

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Amsterdam, Uitgeverij De Verbeelding: 2003

Seller ID: H11372

ISBN: 907415963X

Condition: Very good


[95p.] Jacket edges lightly worn. Text in Dutch. Color photographs. (9-3/4"x12") View more info

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SUNSET WESTERN RANCH HOUSES

By: Editorial Staff of Sunset Magazine in Collaboration with Cliff May

Price: $39.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Lane Publishing Co.: 1946

Seller ID: H9168

Condition: Good


160p. 2nd printing (1947) Cover stained that corresponds to stain on inside of jacket, endpapers have acid discoloration, jacket has chips and tears to edges and scrapes to folds and a 1" creased tear on top back edge. B&w illustrations, photographs, and floor plans. (10-3/4"x8") View more info

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HOW TO PLAN AND BUILD YOUR FIREPLACE

By: Editorial staffs of Sunset Books & Sunset Magazine

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Menlo Park, California, Lane Publishing Co.: 1962

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: P5692

Condition: Good


96p., 4 pages blueprints. 8th printing (1967) Cover rubbed and creased with corners worn, pages 29-34 toned from newspaper clipping stored there. B&w illustrations and photographs. (10-3/4"x8-1/4") View more info

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HOW TO COOL YOUR HOUSE (SUNSET BOOK, TITLE NO. 130)

By: Editorial Staffs of Sunset Magazine & Books

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Menlo Park, California, Lane Books: 1961

Edition: First

Seller ID: P6332

Condition: Fair


95p. 1st printing. Moisture stain on bottom pages, cover rubbed and creased with a scrape left where price tag was partially removed. 1950s house and landscape design. Scarce. B&w illustrations and photographs. (10-1/4"x8-1/4") View more info

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HOW TO BUILD DECKS FOR OUTDOOR LIVING

By: Editors of Sunset Books & Sunset Magazine

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Menlo Park, California, Lane Books: 1963

Seller ID: P6707

Condition: Very good


96p. Cover edges worn with scrapes to spine folds, former owner's name on inside front cover. 1960s landscaping styles. Title No. 107. B&w illustrations and photographs. Includes designs by William Teufel; Arvin G. Shrieve; Criley, Jr. & McDowell; Bissell & Duquette; Smith & Williams; Fred Langhorst; Lawrence Halprin; Halsey Jones; Elizabeth Dana; Robert Ferens; Robert Cornwall; Riggs & Shaw; H. Douglas Byles; Campbell & Wong; John Vogley; Morley Baer; Liddle & Jones; Ja... View more info

MODERNIZING MAIN STREET: ARCHITECTURE AND CONSUMER CULTURE IN THE NEW DEAL

By: Esperdy, Gabrielle

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Chicago, University of Chicago Press: 2008

Edition: First

Seller ID: H10796

ISBN: 0226218007

Condition: Very Good +


x, 307p. 1st printing. Includes bibliographical notes. B&w photographs. (9-1/4"x6-1/4") View more info

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CHAUTAUQUA: ITS ARCHITECTURE & ITS PEOPLE

By: Fancher, Pauline

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Miami, Florida, Banyan Books: 1978

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: H10536

ISBN: 0916224325

Condition: Very Good


xvi, 120p. Signed by author on half title page. Gift inscription on front pastedown and back endpaper, clipped jacket has chips and tears to edges. Includes bibliography and glossary. B&w photographs. (11-1/4"x8-3/4") View more info

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Tadao Ando

By: Furuyama, Masao

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Basel, Switzerland, Birkhauser: 1996

Edition: 3rd, Enlarged & Updated Edition

Seller ID: P4903

ISBN: 3764354372

Condition: Very Good


248p. Cover edges worn with corners lightly creased. A Studio Paperback. Includes selected bibliography. B&w illustrations and photographs. (9-3/4"x6-5/8") View more info

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THE RICHFIELD BUILDING, 1928-1968

By: Gebhard, David

Price: $125.00

Publisher: [Los Angeles], Atlantic Richfield: [1970?]

Seller ID: P6503

Condition: Very good


27p. Note on title page, slipcase cloth stained. Tribute to the Moderne-style building at 5th and Flower Streets in downtown Los Angeles, the design of which represented the black gold produced by The Richfield Oil Company. View more info

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THE RICHFIELD BUILDING, 1928-1968

By: Gebhard, David

Price: $125.00

Publisher: [Los Angeles], Atlantic Richfield: [1970?]

Seller ID: P6504

Condition: Very good


27p. Clean and unmarked. Tribute to the Moderne-style building at 5th and Flower Streets in downtown Los Angeles, the design of which represented the black gold produced by The Richfield Oil Company. View more info

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ROMANZA: THE CALIFORNIA ARCHITECTURE OF FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT

By: Gebhard, David & Photographs by Scot Zimmerman

Price: $24.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Chronicle Books: 1988

Edition: First

Seller ID: H12736

ISBN: 0877013799

Condition: Very good


viii, 133p. 1st printing. Price clipped jacket. Includes bibliographical references. Color photographs. (10"x10-3/8") View more info