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Josef P. Kleihues The Museum Projects

By: Shkapich, Kim, edited by

Price: $11.25

Publisher: New York, Rizzoli: 1989

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 3005

ISBN: 0847811263

Condition: Very Good+


Cover is grey wraps. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. Originally published in German. Illustrated with dozens of color and b/w drawings, plans, diagrams and photos. "A 'poetic rationalist' the strength of Kleihues' work lies in the endeavor to transofrm the reality of an original site into a new ideal reality in whch historical elements, building structure, and the building's context are adapted to this own archtitectural vocabulary, creating a relation... View more info

Traditional bridges of Papua New Guinea

By: Siegel, Jeff

Price: $91.25

Publisher: Papua, New Guinea, The Appropriate Technology Development Institute: 1982

Seller ID: 8623

Condition: Very Good


Traditional technology series Series; B&W Illustrations; 8 1/2 x 11 3/4; 137 pages; Soft cover has a blue tape spine. Tape has some scraping and gaps, but pages are intact and tight. Light rubbing, scuffing, bumping to the heavy card covers. Lavishly illustrated with 179 b/w pictures and maps. Pages are clean and tight. This title "begins with a general description of bridges: terms used, materials, styles, and construction methods. Then historical reference to tradi... View more info

Contemporary Doorways Architectural Entrances, Transitions and Thresholds

By: Slessor, Catherine

Price: $17.50

Publisher: London, Octopus Publishing Group Ltd.: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1936

ISBN: 1840005092

Condition: New in New dust jacket


Cover is green with silver lettering on spine. Octopus Publishing Group, Ltd. , Londo. Green endpapers. DJ in a mylar cover. Extensively illustrated with 120+ color photos. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. Sections are: The Doorway: A History; Eclectic Entrances; Public Facades; Outside In; Transitions & Thresholds. Fascinating look at a very specific aspect of architecture and the role it plays. Oversized, 5#. ; Photographs; 9 x 11 1/4; 176 pages; NEW. Cov... View more info

The Concrete House And Its Construction

By: Sloan. Maurice M.

Price: $21.50

Publisher: Philadelphia, Association of American Portland Cement Manufacturers: 1912

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 8066

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; 6 1/4 x 9 1/2; 224 pages; Hard cover is grey, with gold lettering on the front. Cover has shelf wear, rubbing, light bumping, scuffing. Former owner's name neatly written at top of front end paper. Grey end papers. Pages are clean and tight. Lavishly illustrated with 10 tables, dozens of b/w photographs, and 100 b/w figures. Index. View more info

Vito Acconci Acts of Architecture

By: Sobel, Dean & Sandford Kwinter & Vito Acconci

Price: $16.25

Publisher: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Milwaukee Art Museum: 2001

Seller ID: 9682

ISBN: 0944110878

Condition: New


Color Illustrations; 7 1/2 x 11; 97 pages; Soft cover is NEW; green/white spine with white lettering. Pages are clean and tight. Extensively illustrated with color pictures. Acconci [1940-2017]. Catalog of exhibition held at Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston from 29 Sept. Till 25 Nov. 2001; Miami Art Museum from 14 Dec. 2001 till 3 Mar. 2002; Milwaukee Art Museum from 22 Mar. Till 19 May 2002; Aspen Art Museum from 7 Jun. Till 1 Sept. 2002. View more info

Vito Acconci Acts of Architecture

By: Sobel, Dean & Sandford Kwinter & Vito Acconci

Price: $16.25

Publisher: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Milwaukee Art Museum: 2001

Seller ID: 9693

ISBN: 0944110878

Condition: New


Color Illustrations; 7 1/2 x 11; 97 pages; Soft cover is NEW; green/white spine with white lettering. Pages are clean and tight. Extensively illustrated with color pictures. Acconci [1940-2017]. Catalog of exhibition held at Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston from 29 Sept. Till 25 Nov. 2001; Miami Art Museum from 14 Dec. 2001 till 3 Mar. 2002; Milwaukee Art Museum from 22 Mar. Till 19 May 2002; Aspen Art Museum from 7 Jun. Till 1 Sept. 2002. View more info

Wonders Among Us

By: Society, Detroit Zoological

Price: $26.50

Publisher: Royal Oak, MI, Detroit Zoological Society: 2003

Seller ID: 8719

ISBN: 0615124100

Condition: New


Celebrating 75 Years of the Detroit Zoo Series; B & W and Color; 10 X 8 X 0.50 inches; 136 pages; Oblong shaped soft cover has black spine with white lettering; sealed in publisher's shrinkwrap. The Detroit Zoo is a wonderful home for wild critters [as well as magnificent gardens]. Used to ride my bike there, as a kid. Illustrated with color and b/e pictures. Carl Hagenbeck invented the modern zoo. He discovered that by using moats, gulley and huge rocks made of concrete... View more info

Sottsass Glass Works

By: Sottsass, Ettore

Price: $105.75

Publisher: Antique Collectors' Club: 1998

Seller ID: 9154

ISBN: 3925369791

Condition: New in New dust jacket


Color Illustrations; 10.70 X 8.90 X 1 inches; 155 pages; Hardcover has DJ, black with white lettering. NEW, still in publisher's shrinkwrap. Lavishly illustratd with many color plates. Ettore Sottsass (1917 – 2007) was an Italian architect/designer of the 20th century. His body of work included furniture, jewelry, glass, lighting, home objects and office machine design, as well as many buildings and interiors. 'From clothing chain stores to computers, architecture to o... View more info

Sottsass Glass Works

By: Sottsass, Ettore

Price: $105.75

Publisher: Antique Collectors' Club: 1998

Seller ID: 10444

ISBN: 3925369791

Condition: New in New dust jacket


Color Illustrations; 10.70 X 8.90 X 1 inches; 155 pages; Hardcover has DJ, black with white lettering. NEW, still in publisher's shrinkwrap. Lavishly illustrated with many color plates. Ettore Sottsass (1917 – 2007) was an Italian architect/designer of the 20th century. His body of work included furniture, jewelry, glass, lighting, home objects and office machine design, as well as many buildings and interiors. 'From clothing chain stores to computers, architecture to ... View more info

Momentous Events In Westerly, Rhode Island

By: Spicer, Albert D. , Sr. and Judith Spicer Knutson

Price: $23.75

Publisher: No Place, Sun Graphics: 2002

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 7054

ISBN: 097213090X

Condition: Near Fine


B&W Photographs; 8 x 9 1/4; 56 pages; Tiny bumping to edges. SIGNED BY BOTH AUTHORS! Softcover has a grey spine. Pages are clean and tight, appears as if unused. Signed and inscribed on title page' "to our neighbors, the Anushigians [? ]---hope you enjoy the book!" Al Spicer and Judy Spicer Knutson'. Exhaustively illustrated with 61 b/w photographs. "It is his recollections of the tremendous local fires of the ; 10s and; 20s, the Great Hurricane of 1938, Hurr... View more info

Momentous Events In Westerly, Rhode Island

By: Spicer, Albert D. , Sr. and Judith Spicer Knutson

Price: $31.25

Publisher: No Place, Sun Graphics: 2002

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 7056

ISBN: 097213090X

Condition: Near Fine


B&W Photographs; 8 x 9 1/4; 56 pages; Tiny bumping to edges. SIGNED BY BOTH AUTHORS! Softcover has a grey spine. Pages are clean and tight, appears as if unused. Signed and inscribed on title page' "to our neighbors, the Anushigians [? ]---hope you enjoy the book!" Al Spicer and Judy Spicer Knutson'. Exhaustively illustrated with 61 b/w photographs. "It is his recollections of the tremendous local fires of the ; 10s and; 20s, the Great Hurricane of 1938, Hurr... View more info

Detroit An Industrial Miracle

By: Stark, George W.

Price: $23.50

Publisher: Detroit, MI, Detroit Directory of Business and Industry: 1951

Seller ID: 8470

Condition: Very Good


B&W Illustrations; 8 3/4 x 11 1/4; 96 pages; Hard cover has white spine. Some rubbing, edge wear, sunning, bumping. Few pages have creases. Laid in is letter from J. E. Hancock, VP of Associates Discount Corp. Book was written to commemorate Detroit's 250th birthday. Says a limited copy book, no amount listed. Scarce title. Lavishly illustrated with b/w pictures of people and places important in the history of the 'Motor City.' oversized, 3#. View more info

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Frank Lloyd Wright's Taliesin Westeduca Building Block Series

By: Stoller, Ezra

Price: $32.50

Publisher: New York, Princeton Architectural Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8418

ISBN: 156898202X

Condition: New in New dust jacket


B & W and Color; 7.42 X 5.48 X 0.76 inches; 99 pages; Hard cover is black cloth with white lettering on spine. Brick red end papers. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. DJ has sticker residue on back. Illustrated with 14 color and dozens of b/w photographs. A truly spectacular historic building by the iconic American architecht, F. L. Wright. Wonderful place to visit when out in Arizona. The photographs really bring the building to life, as if one is right the... View more info

THE GREAT PUBLIC GARDENS OF THE EASTERN UNITED STATES: A Guide to Their Beauty and Botany

By: Stone, Doris M.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York, Pantheon Books: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 282

ISBN: 0394513444

Condition: Very Good+


Softcover with colored cover showing some gardens. Stated first edition. Cover is in VG condition, w/ some slight bumping and edge wear. Pages are extremely clean and tight, with lower corner slightly folded on first 3 pages. 8 pages of colored photos, and rest of text illustrated with numerous b/w drawings and photos. For anyone interested in touring, or just reading about, some of the great public gardens of the Eastern part of the USA this is a book they'll love. Well... View more info

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When Woman Became the Sea A Costa Rican Creation Myth

By: Strauss, Susan & Cristina Acosta

Price: $26.50

Publisher: Hillsboro, OR, Beyond Words Pub Co: 1998

Seller ID: 10281

ISBN: 1885223854

Condition: New in New dust jacket


Color Illustrations; 9 x 11 1/4; Unpaginated pages; Hard cover has pictorial cover with matching DJ. Yellow spine with black lettering. Illustrated end pages. Gorgeous, VIBRANTLY colored pictures on every page, by Cristina Acosta. Pages not numered, 32 pages. Sibu creates a woman to be the wife of Thunder but when she asserts her independence from both of them, a spectacular tree and all the beautiful waters of the world spring forth from her. View more info

The Inuit & Other Arctic Peoples 3--Dimensional Filled with Facts!

By: Stroud, Paul, Mat Johnstone and Kate Eadie

Price: $9.50

Publisher: London, Sadie Fields Productions Ltd/Tango Books: 1997

Seller ID: 2997

ISBN: 1857072685

Condition: Very Good+


Cover is glazed boards. Pages are clean and tight. This is a Pop-up book, with all of the pop-ups working. Every page has colorful drawings or photos illustrating some aspect of Inuit life. "This book tells the story of the Inuit and other Arctic Peoples. You will explore the traditional hunting way of life, learn how to build shelters from the harsh climate, and read about the Inuit's beliefs, arts and crafts and games". Nifty book, especially for big fans, as I... View more info

English Church Brasses From the 13th to the 17th Century

By: Suffling, Ernest R.

Price: $21.25

Publisher: Bath, England, Kingsmead Reprints: 1970

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 2896

ISBN: 090157144X

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Cover is grey with silver lettering on spine. Grey endpapers. Pages are clean and tight [except as noted]. Illustrated with 237 b/w brass rubbings. Originally published in 1910 by L. Upcott Gill. Has instructions on how to do brass rubbings, and localities, alphabetically by county, of churches with brasses to rub. Laid in are three unused postcards of the Red Lion Hotel, Salisbury, England. Also has a dictionary of terms. Bibliography; index. ; B&W Illustrations; 5 1/2 ... View more info

Splendors of the Nile

By: Swenson, Christine & William H. Peck Martha Mardirosian

Price: $9.75

Publisher: Detroit, MI, Detroit Institute of Arts/Founders Society: 1989

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 7616

Condition: As New


Exhibition Catalogue Series; Map & b/w photographs; 8 1/2 x 11 ; 20 pages; Soft cover is stapled wraps. Slight bumping, rubbing on back cover. Pages are clean and tight. Appears as if unused. Illustrated with a map of the Nile, down to the 2d cataract and 11 b/w photographs. Exhibition guide to a show at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Albert and Peggy de Salle Gallery of Photography, February 21--May 7 1989. View more info

Country Days In New York City/ Country Town Of New York--2 Volumes A Guide Book[S] from Country Roads Press

By: Symmers, Divya and Bill Kauffman

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Castine, Maine, Country Roads Press: 1994

Seller ID: 3039

ISBN: 1566260302

Condition: New


These are two separate titles, sold together. For both, the pages are clean and tight; these are NEW books. Illustrated with b/w drawings by Victoria Sheridan. "Country Days in NYC, travel writer Divya Symmers provides a useful and entertaining guide to the surprising country delights waiting to be discovered throughout Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens and Staten Island. Eleven topical chapters cover all manner of enjoyable things to do...." "Far from t... View more info

Camp Stoves And Fireplaces: Original 1937 Edition

By: Taylor, A. D. and Civilian Conservation Corps

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Washington, D. C., Robert Fechner: Forest Service - United States Department of Agriculture: 1937

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 9453

Condition: Very Good+


Soft cover is stapled wraps. Illustrated with 27 b/w drawings/diagrams. "On the following plates are shown different types of camp stoves and fireplaces, ranging from the very elementary and primitive type to the very 'sophisticated' and artificial type. In connection with each specific type of camp stove and fireplace, there is presented a discusson of the problems of adaption to location and use, and of the problems of design and construction". ; B&W Illustrati... View more info