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Architecture and Construction Building Pyramids, Log Cabins, Castles, Igloos, Bridges, and Skyscrapers

By: Books, Scholastic

Price: $15.75

Publisher: New York, Scholastic: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9725

ISBN: 0590476440

Condition: Near Fine


Scholastic Voyages of Discovery. Visual Series; Color Illustrations; 8.50 X 8 X 0.40 inches; 46 pages; Hard cover is glazed boards. Slight rubbing, scuffing. Pages are in spiral binding, inside the covers. Pages are clean and tight . Color illustrations on every page. Pocket inside rear cover has the 4 page pamphlet on the Brooklyn Bridge, and totally intact page of 19 reusable vinyl stickers. Great book for learning and understanding how structures are built. From the s... View more info

Washtenaw County An Illustrated History

By: Bordin, Ruth Brigetta Anderson

Price: $26.75

Publisher: Windsor Pubns: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9106

ISBN: 0897812344

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


B&W and Color Illustrations; 8 3/4x 11 ; 192 pages; SIGNED AND INSCRIBED ON FRONT END PAPER: TO DAD, HAPPY BIRTHDAY HAPPY FATHERS DAY, FROM RUTH, JUNE 1988. Presumably this is Ruth Bordin, the author. Hard cover is ivory colored with gold lettering on front and spine. DJ has slight rubbing; in a mylar cover. Pages are clean and tight, appears as if unused. Lavishly illustrated with 100+ color and b/w pictures. The most famous city in Washtenaw County is Ann Arbor, home ... View more info

A Short History Of The Hebrew Congregation Of St. Thomas Congregation of Blessing and Peace and Loving Deeds

By: Boxman, Rabbi Bradd H.

Price: $23.25

Publisher: St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands, The Hebrew Congregation of St. Thomas: N.D.

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 8330

Condition: Fine


Photographs; 8 x 10; 32 pages; Soft cover is stapled wraps. Pages are clean and tight, appears as if unused. Illustrated with 16, mostly color, photographs. St. Thomas Synagogue is an historic synagogue at Crystal Gade #16AB, Queens Quarters, in Charlotte Amalie on the island of Saint Thomas in the U. S. Virgin Islands. The formal name of the synagogue is Beracha Veshalom Vegmiluth Hasidim. It was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1997. Built in 1833, and is the s... View more info

Percy V. Bradshaw Invites You To Come Sketching

By: Bradshaw, Percy

Price: $47.25

Publisher: London, The Studio Publications: 1949

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 6581

Condition: Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; 7 1/4 x 10; 96 pages; Cover shows signs of damp exposure along front and back covers. Green with gold lettering on front and spine. DJ has shelf wear, bumping, rubbing/scuffing, creases, tears, upper edge of front flap is clipped. DJ is entire; in a mylar cover. Pages are clean and tight. Lavishly illustrated with 100+ b/w drawings by "two Royal Academicians and an ARA, the presidents of 3 famous Art Societies, 2 outstanding architectural draughtsm... View more info

More Coventry Cameos

By: Bramwell, Eric B.

Price: $13.25

Publisher: Hillfields, Coventry, Privately printed: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8841

Condition: Near Fine


B&W Illustrations; 5 12 x 8 1/2; 105 pages; Soft cover is stapled wraps. Faint shelf wear and rubbing. Pages are clean and tight, appears as if unused. Illustrated with 58 b/w photographs. States published 1977 on title page. Covers Coventry, England, from its founding through to ca. 1900. Covers religious houses; general and industries, such as silk/textile and clock/watch and bicycle companies. View more info

The Georgian Gentleman

By: Brander, Michael

Price: $11.25

Publisher: England, Saxon House: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6404

ISBN: 0347000053

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Hard cover is green with gold lettering on spine. Brown and white monochrome end papers. Pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with dozens of b/w pictures and 5 color plates. "...Brander penetrates the myths of the Georgian gentleman to show in graphic detail the clothes he wore, his education and travels, hunting, shooting, gaming, wagering, clubbing, duelling, entertainment, servants, wenching, his diet and sanitary habits, the pretence, the financial scrambling, ... View more info

Frank O. Gehry Guggenheim Museum Bilbao

By: Bruggen, Coosje Van

Price: $41.25

Publisher: New York, Solomon R Guggenheim Museum: 1997

Seller ID: 10000

ISBN: 0892071923

Condition: As New


Color Illustrations; 9 1/4 x 11 ; 211 pages; Soft cover has blue spine with white and green lettering. Slight bmping. Pages are clean and tight. Lavishly illustrated with color photographs and b/w drawings. "No building was more anticipated than Frank Gehry's stunning new museum in Bilbao, an industrial city in the Basque Country of northern Spain. Philip Johnson, the dean of American architects, declared it "the greatest building of our time," while Sverre F... View more info

Amsterdam in Beeld Ter Gelegenheid Van Het 650 Jarig Bestaan der Stad [Amsterdam in Pictures: To Mark the 650th Anniversary of the City]

By: Brugmans, H. and Loosjes, A.

Price: $54.50

Publisher: Amsterdam, Scheltema & Holkema's Boekhandel: N.D.

Seller ID: 7642

Condition: Very Good


DUTCH LANGUAGE BOOK Series; B&W Photographs; 9 1/2 x 12; xiv, 353 pages; Hard cover has light rubbing/scuffing, bumping, sunning, some black spotting on front. Pages have deckled edges, some sunning, heavy glossy paper. Red top to text block. Pages are clean and tight. Tissue paper over 'errata' before half-title page. Black end papers. Exhaustively illustrated with hundreds of b/w photographs. Laid in 8 page insert, which would seem to describe this book. Also has a yel... View more info

The Glory Of Saints Peter And Paul's : A Centennial Sketch And Appreciation Of Detroit's SS. Peter And Paul's Jesuit Church, Mother And Mentor Of The Detroit Jesuit Institutions Of The University Of Detroit, Gesu Parish Church, Jesu Parish School, Manresa 1848-1948

By: Burns, Chester A.

Price: $35.75

Publisher: Detroit, SS. Peter and Paul's (Jesuit) Church: 1948

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 10263

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; 8 1/2 x 11; xiii, 77 pages; Soft bound book is stapled wraps. Covers have some sunning, bumping, rubbing, and light creasing. Pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Covers the first 100 years of the history of this local Jesuit church. Saints Peter and Paul Church is a Roman Catholic church located at 629 East Jefferson Avenue in Detroit, Michigan. It is the oldest existing church in the city of Detroit, and was listed on the Nati... View more info

Illuminating Engineering: 1925 Edition Prepared by a Staff of Specialists for Students and Engineers

By: Cady, Francis E. and Henry B. Dates

Price: $19.50

Publisher: New York, John Wiley & Sons, Inc.: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3043

Condition: Very Good-


1925, John Wiley & Sons, Inc. ,486 pp; possible first edition. Prepared by a Staff of Specialists for Students and Engineers, in the subtitle. Cover is burgundy with gold lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with 100+ charts, tables, photos, diagrams. Chapters are: Physics of Light Production; Light Sources; Photometry; Physiological Optics; Fundamental Principles of Illumination; Light, Shade and Color; Daylight; Residence Lighting; Lighting of Pub... View more info

House Mottoes And Inscriptions: Old And New New and Revised Edition Illustrated

By: Caulfeild, S. F. A.

Price: $19.75

Publisher: Detroit, MI, Singing Tree Press: 1968

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 6939

Condition: Near Fine


Cover is brown with gold lettering on spine. Tan endpapers. Pages are clean and tight. Interior of book appears as if unused. Looks like one of those books that gets purchased and then just sits around for decades, untouched except for occasionally moving it from hither to yon. Illustrated with b/w photos. This is a reprint of the title originally published in 1908, London, by Elliot Stock, Paternoster Row, E. C.. Sections are: Introduction: Ancient Inscriptions; English... View more info

Medieval Carvings in Exeter Cathedral with a Note on the Art of the Exeter Carvers By Nikolaus Pevsner

By: Cave, C. J. P.

Price: $17.25

Publisher: Penguin: 1953

Seller ID: 9413

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Vol. 41; B&W Illustrations; 5 1/4 x 7 1/4; 45 pages; Hard cover is illustrated with red box, with white lettering, on front cover, and same on spine. Some sunning and light bumping to covers. Pages are clean and tight. DJ has light rubbing, sunning, scuffing, a few nicks along the top; in a mylar cover. Extensively illustrated with 64 b/w plates, including a diagram of the cathedral. Includes a note on the art of the Exeter carvers by renowned art historian Nikolaus Pevs... View more info

The Final Decade Architectural Issues for the 1990s and Beyond

By: Center For American Architecture and Design

Price: $10.50

Publisher: New York, Rizzoli: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2194

ISBN: 0847855538

Condition: Very Good+


Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. Extensively illustrated with 100+ color and b/w photos and b/w drawings. Contains eight essays, each by a different author[s]. Oversized. ; Center, a Journal for Architecure in America Series; Vol. 7; Photographs; 8 1/4 x 11; 122 pages; Cover has edge wear, bumping, rubbing/scuffing along spine and across back. Bottom corner is bumped on cover and pages. View more info

The Jerusalem Windows: [including Two Original Lithographs, As Issued] Text And Notes By Jean Leymarie

By: Chagall, Marc

Price: $725.00

Publisher: New York, George Braziller: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3190

ISBN: 0807604232

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Includes the TWO ORIGINAL LITHOGRAPHS CREATED ESPECIALLY FOR THIS VOLUME. Cover is red cloth with gold lettering on front and spine. DJ covered by original glassine [as issued] B/W monochrome photo, appears to be of Jerusalem, off in the distance on both endpapers. Pages are clean and tight. Translated by Elaine Desautels. Printed in France; published in association with Horizon Magazine. Mark Zakharovich Shagal, known today all over the world as Marc Chagall, was born o... View more info

A Treatise on the Decorative Part of Civil Architecture 1968 Edition

By: Chambers, William

Price: $147.50

Publisher: New York, Benjamin Blom, Inc. Publisher: 1968

Seller ID: 5258

Condition: Very Good+


Hardcover is green with gold, blind stamped design and lettering on front and spine. Pages are clean and tight, almost as if unused. Pinkish end papers. First published in London in 1791. Introduction by John Harris, Curator Drawings Collection, Royal Institute of British Architecture [RIBA]. Has a copy of the original title page from 1791. Lavishly illustrated with 100+ b/w drawings and diagrams. "...may well be described as the Englishman's Palladio and Vignola, fo... View more info

Historic Michie Tavern Museum A Famous Tavern of the 1700's; Cooking Treasures of the Past

By: Christy, Michael

Price: $10.25

Publisher: No Place, Historic Michie Tavern Museum: 1992

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 8994

Condition: Very Good


Monochrome; 10.50 X 8 X 0.50 inches; 90 pages; Soft cover is bound with blue plastic comb. Covers have some rubbing, scuffing, bumping, creasing; sticker residue on cover. Illustrated with blue/white monochrome pictures. Pages are clean, NO sticky fingerprints or bits of food. Full of recipes from the 18th century, and a history of the tavern in front part of book. Blank pages at rear of book, for making notes. 'located in Albemarle County, Virginia, is a Virginia Histor... View more info

The Making Of Golden Gate Park. The Early Years: 1865-1906

By: Clary, Raymond H.

Price: $15.25

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, California Living Books: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6284

ISBN: 0893950254

Condition: Very Good+


Softcover is heavy, glazed paper. Oblong shaped. White spine with green and black lettering. Introduction by Alan D. Cline. Illustrated with 2 b/w maps, b/w photographs. "An intriguing history of the creation of one of the world's most beautiful parks, this book provides a lesson for all those concerned with open space in every city in America...Illustrated with the author's personal collection of rare, historical photographs". Includes an epilogue; works cited; ... View more info

The Vikings At a Glance

By: Corbishley, Mike and Hazel Mary Martell

Price: $7.75

Publisher: New York, Peter Bedrick Books: 1998

Seller ID: 3061

ISBN: 0872265587

Condition: Near Fine


Cover is glazed boards. Pages are clean and tight; printed on alkaline paper, with reinforced binding. This is a NEW book. Extensively illustrated with dozens of color drawings. Starts with a time chart from 700-1400. Chapters are: Site-seeing--A Guide to the Viking World; Homelands of the Vikings; Trade and Transport; Kings and Things; Viking Society; Everyday Life; Warriors and Raiders; Viking Builders; Words and Pictures; Religion; After the Vikings; Glossary. ; Colo... View more info

Moving pictures A Look At Detroit from High Atop the People Mover

By: Crisostomo, Manny

Price: $15.75

Publisher: Detroit, MI, Detroit Free Press: 1987

Seller ID: 5155

ISBN: 0937247022

Condition: Very Good+


Soft cover is glazed, heavy paper. Grey spine with black lettering. Pages are clean and tight; appears almost unused. Illustrated with almost 100 color and black and white photographs, and a map of the People Mover loop. "Detroit Free Press photographer Manny Crisostomo's photos, taken from the People Mover guideway, reveal cityscapes and slices of urban life that are altogether different looks at familiar surroundings...spent the last four seasons walking the guidew... View more info

Centerbrook Reinventing American Architecture

By: Crosbie, Michael J.

Price: $19.50

Publisher: Rockport, MA, Rockport Publishers: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8523

ISBN: 1564960536

Condition: New in Near Fine dust jacket


1993 New reprint, by Rockport Publishers, Rockport, MA. Cover is dark green with silver lettering on spine. Green endpapers. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. Printed on high quality, glossy paper. Lavishly illustrated with hundreds of color photos and b/w plans. The firm has designed everything from private homes, laboratories, water treatment plant, auditoriums, a winery, various business centers, museums, a private library, etc.. Oversized, 4#. ; Color Il... View more info