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William Alsop And Jan Stormer: Architectural Monographs #33

By: Academy Editions

Price: $13.50

Publisher: London, Academy Group: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 766

ISBN: 1854902644

Condition: Near Fine


Cover has some scuffing and rubbing, light edge wear. Pages are clean and tight; printed on high quality, glossy paper. Has 100+ color and b/w photos, drawings and diagrams. Includes a section with biographies, selected projects and awards. Oversized, 4#. ; Academy Editions Series; Photographs; 4to, 10 x 12; 144 pages View more info

Miguel Angel Roca: Architectural Monographs #36

By: Roca, Miguel Angel

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Northbrook, IL, Academy Group: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 770

ISBN: 1854902768

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


Cover has some scufifng, rubbing, edge wear. Stiff boards have front and back flaps. Pages are clean and tight; printed on high quality, glossy paper. Black remainder mark on side of pages. Richly illustrated with 100+ color photos and drawings. Has essays on how civic architecture fits in urban life, the city center as cathedral, and architecture and commitment. 120 pages covering Roca's projects in Argentina and Bolivia; a chronology of his works and a biography. Overs... View more info

San Antonio In Pictures

By: N/A

Price: $10.25

Publisher: (san Antonio, Tx?), No Publisher Listed.: N.D.

Seller ID: 3349

Condition: Very Good


Cover is stapled wraps. This is a guide book to historic San Antonio, Texas. Pages not numbered. No date given, but appears to be from 1940s, probably during World War II. There are 93 b/w photos. Quite a few pictures with emphasis on military training, including pictures of P-39, C-60, P-40, etc. , all relating to the Randolph Field's Central Instructors' School [of aviation]. Nice souvenir booklet, blast from the past kind of title. ; B&W Photographs; 7 1/2 x 10 1/2; U... View more info

Rheims and the Battle for its Possession, A panoramic History and Guide [Michelin Illustrated Guides to the Battlefields ]

By: N/A

Price: $21.25

Publisher: Clermont-ferrand, France, Michelin & Co.: 1919

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 7629

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


1914-1918 Series; B&W maps & photographs; 5 1/4 x 8 1/4; 176 pages; Soft cover looks like stiff boars, but is flexible. Has bumping, rubbing, scuffing, sunning. Pages have sunning, bumping, some light corner creasing. DJ has many small tears and nicks, sunning, rubbing, scuffing, bumping. Pages are overall, clean and tight. Illustrated with many b/w maps and photographs, many of them showing the destruction wrought by the recently concluded war. 2 page color map of Rheim... View more info

A Look At Architecture Columbus Indiana

By: N/A

Price: $15.50

Publisher: Columbus, IN, Visitors Center, Columbus: 1991

Edition: Sixth Edition

Seller ID: 7988

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Photographs; 6.75 X 4.25 X 1 inches; 150 pages; Soft cover has light rubbing/scuffing. White spine with black lettering. Pages are clean and tight, appears as if unused. Extensively illustrated with b/w photographs. Chronological listing from 1853 --1992. "The high number of notable public buildings and sculptures in the Columbus area, designed by such individuals as Eero Saarinen, I. M. Pei, Robert Venturi, Cesar Pelli, and Richard Meier have led to Columbus ear... View more info

Shared Moments A Journey through Time--DVD Included

By: Benzie Area Historical Society

Price: $42.50

Publisher: Gaithersburg, MD, Benzie Area Historical Society: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8271

ISBN: 1932433910

Condition: New in New dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; 9 1/2 x 12 x 1/2; x, 289 pages; Hard cover is black with silver lettering on front and spine. This is a NEW book. Laid in are a thank you card from the Historical Society. Inside back cover is clear pocket with DVD of 'Camp Days at Crystal Lake'. Pages are clean and tight. DJ has sticker on front saying 'DVD included'. DJ in mylar cover. Benzie County is located in the NW of the lower peninsula, south of Traverse City, on Lake Michigan. Lavishly illust... View more info

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The Black Death The Great Mortality of 1348-1350: A Brief History with Documents

By: Aberth, John

Price: $16.25

Publisher: Boston, Bedford/St. Martin's: 2005

Seller ID: 8774

ISBN: 031240087X

Condition: Near Fine


Bedford Cultural Editions Series Series; B&W Map & Illustrations; 8.10 X 5.50 X 0.50 inches; xv, 199 pages; Soft cover has a white spine, with black lettering. Slight rubbing, bumping. Pages are clean and tight. Ilustrated with 1 b/w map and 7 b/w pictures. "This is an excellent collections of sources. The selected texts are well chosen, often otherwise unavailable, comprehensive in the views they present, and long enogh to be very useful. The inclusion of sources fr... View more info

Rider With Destiny: George Washington

By: Aikman, Lonnelle

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Mclean, VA, Link Press, Publishers: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4306

ISBN: 0912991011

Condition: Very Good+


Softcover is heavy cardboard; black ground with gold lettering on front and spine. Blue monochrome endpapers. Pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with dozens of b/w drawings and photographs. Sections are: Behind Myth and Monument; a Capital is Born; "My Own Vine and Fig Tree"; bibliography; index. Oversized, 3#. ; B & W illustrations; 9 x 12; 173 pages; Cover has shelf wear, light rubbing/scuffing, bumping and some minor, shallow scratches towards the bottom o... View more info

Mr. & Mrs. Hockey: Signed Copy A Tribute to the Sport's Greatest Couple

By: Allen, Kevin

Price: $16.75

Publisher: Wayne, MI, Immortal Investments Publishing: 2004

Seller ID: 8575

ISBN: 0972363718

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


SIGNED BY MR. & MRS. GORDIE HOWE, with an inscription. Hard cover is red with gold lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight. Extensively illustrated with dozens of color and b/w photographs. Foreword by Mike & Marian Ilitch, the longtime owners of the Detroit Red Wings [although not during the Howe era]. Howe is such an institution, a true 'Living Legend' in Detroit, that the name 'Mr. Hockey' is copyrighted. When Howe played for the Red Wings, it was at the now lev... View more info

Wood-Frame House Construction

By: Anderson, L. O

Price: $11.75

Publisher: Washington, D. C., US Government Printing Office: 1975

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 9523

Condition: Very Good+


U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, 1975 Revised Handbook No. 73 Series; B&W Illustrations; 7 3/4 x 10 1/2 ; v, 223 pages; Soft cover has grey and white spine. Agriculture Handbook #73; revised July 1970, slightly revised April 1975. Lavishly illustrated with 179 b/w figures. Covers have light rubbing, scuffing, bumping. Pages are clean and tight. "This book presents sound principles for wood-frame house construction and suggestions for selecting suitable mate... View more info

BRYGGEN THE HANSEATIC SETTLEMENT IN BERGAN

By: Andersson, Espen & Secretan, Val

Price: $35.50

Publisher: Bergen, Publisher Not Specified: 1982

Seller ID: 8467

ISBN: 8299079438

Condition: As New


B&W Illustrations; 9 1/4 x 10 1/2; 108 pages; Hard cover has white and brown spine with black lettering. Very slight bumping. Pages are clean and tight. Book appears as if unused; gift quality. Illustrated with 78 b/w pictures. This is the first English edition. "Bryggen, the old wharf of Bergen, is a reminder of the town’s importance as part of the Hanseatic League’s trading empire from the 14th to the mid-16th century. Many fires, the last in 1955, have ravaged... View more info

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Conservation Design for Subdivisions A Practical Guide To Creating Open Space Networks

By: Arendt, Randall G.

Price: $21.25

Publisher: Covelo, CA, Island Press: 1996

Edition: 3

Seller ID: 8923

ISBN: 1559634898

Condition: Very Good+


B & W and Color illustrations; 11 x 8 1/2; xix, 184 pages; AUTHOR SIGNED on title page. Soft cover has slight shelf wear and rubbing. Black lettering on white spine; oblong shaped. Pages are clean and tight, appears as if unused. Extensively illustrated with b/w and color drawings, diagrams and elevations. "Arendt explores better ways of designing new residential developments. He presents a practical handbook for residential developers, site designers, local official... View more info

Michigan History Winter 1973, #4

By: Authors, Various

Price: $25.50

Publisher: Lansing, Michigan, Michigan department of State: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9356

Condition: Very Good


B&W maps & Illustrations; 6 X 9; 88 pages; Soft cover is red with white lettering on spine. Covers have light rubbing, scuffing, sunning. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Illustrated with b/w maps and pictures. Contains 88 pages, from 278--366. Covers a wide variety of topics, pertinent to Michigan history, most notably the 'Michigan Fencibles,' and 'Vandenberg: The Polish Question and Polish Americans, 1944-1948'. Book reviews, index. Scarce title. View more info

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The Wright 3

By: Balliett, Blue & Brett Helquist

Price: $8.75

Publisher: New York, Scholastic Press: 2006

Seller ID: 7374

ISBN: 0439693675

Condition: New in New dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; 8.40 X 5.50 X 1.20 inches; 318 pages; Hard cover is teal with b/w photo on front. DJ. New book. Brick colored end papers. Pages are clean and tight, illustrated with b/w original drawings by Brett Helquist. In the midst of a series of unexplained accidents and mysterious coincidences, sixth-graders Calder, Petra, and Tommy lead their classmates in an attempt to keep Frank Lloyd Wright's famous, historic Robie House , in the Hyde Park area of greater Ch... View more info

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The Most Beautiful Villages of Burgundy

By: Bentley, James & Hugh Palmer

Price: $19.50

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 1998

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 7507

ISBN: 0500018626

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Color Illustrations; 12.30 X 10.10 X 1 inches; 224 pages; Hard cover is green with gold lettering on spine. DJ has faint rubbing; in a mylar cover. Yellow end papers. Lavishly illustrated with 270 color photographs. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. "The four 'departements' of Burgundy offer a delightful diversity in their villages...influence of religious architecture can be seen everywhere, but the villages of Burgundy are more varied than the twin p... View more info

The Shadow of the Guillotine Britain and the French Revolution

By: Bindman, David; Contributors Aileen Dawson and Mark Jones

Price: $49.50

Publisher: No Place, Published for the Trustees of the British Museum: 1989

Seller ID: 184

ISBN: 0714116378

Condition: Very Good+


Softcover is heavy, glazed, purple paper with white lettering on the front and a white spine with black lettering. Pages are clean and tight. This is an exhibition catalogue. Lavishly illustrated with 200 b/w pictures, and 8 color plates. Sections: Before the Revolution; the first year of liberty: Bastille to Federation; the collapse of the French monarchy; the first year of equality, September 1792- June 1793; the second year of equality: France under the guillotine, Ju... View more info

Humanities in the Arabic-Islamic World

By: Bishai, Wilson B

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Dubuque, Iowa, W. C. Brown Co.: 1973

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 6901

ISBN: 0697031047

Condition: Very Good-


Soft cover has black spine with white lettering. Pages are clean and tight; shows signs of light use; no underlining or highlighting. Illustrated with 14 b/w photographs, as well as 3 maps, a page of music and a chart . Sections: Background of the Arabic-Islamic Culture; Islam as a religion and way of life; Al-Ghazali and Ibn Rushd: a Muslim theologian and a philospher speak out; Arabic language and literature; pictorial art, architecture and music; the changless and the... View more info

New York City's Gracie Mansion: A History of the Mayor's House 1646-1942

By: Black, Mary

Price: $14.25

Publisher: New York, Pub Center Cultural Resources: 1984

Seller ID: 8613

ISBN: 0961372907

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; 9 X 8.40 X 0.60 inches; x, 93 pages; Hard cover is black with some rubbing. Scuffing, bumping. Black spine with gold lettering. Birthday gift inscription in green felt tip on a front, blank page. DJ has light rubbing, scuffing, bumping; price clipped front flap; in a mylar cover. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Blue end papers. Lavishly illustrated with b/w pictures and a 4 page fold out of manhattan, at rear of book. "An account o... View more info

Treasures Of Versailles A Loan Exhibition from the French Government Organized by the Art Istitute of Chicago 1962-1963

By: Blair, William M. , Foreword

Price: $10.50

Publisher: Chicago, Art Institute of Chicago: 1962

Seller ID: 7120

Condition: Very Good+


Exhibition Catalogue Series; B & W illustrations; 10 x 7 3/4; Unpaginated pages; Soft cover is stiff paper, grey spine with black lettering. Previous owner's name sticker inside back cover. Slight bumping. Red endpapers. Pages are clean and tight, still stiff. 60 pages of text and 48 b/w illustrations. Sections cover paintings; drawings; sculpture; furniture and objets d'art. Final leaf, figure 58, has some red color transfer from end papers. Excellent guide which gives ... View more info

Anthony Van Dyck A Life 1599-1641

By: Blake, Robin

Price: $19.95

Publisher: London, Constable & Company Ltd.: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5733

ISBN: 009479720X

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Cover is dark blue with silver lettering on spine. Blue endpapes. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. Illustrated with 62 b/w photographs. "This new biography re-evaluates the man not only as a remarkably individual portratist, but as a fully rounded Baroque artist of memorable power...an engrossing account of the public and private life of an unusually driven genius [who started as an apprentice to Sir Peter Paul Reubens]...keeping up a punishing work-rat... View more info