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1 Contemporary European Architects Vols. 1 -3 
Germany Taschen Soft cover Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
These are the first three volumes in the Contemporary European Architects series. Each volume is in English with French and German translations. These are incredibly well illustrated with profiles of notable and emerging European architects and their projects. Book Conditions : Very Good, Ex-architects office library; minimal wear, no internal markings other than company rubber stamp on front free end paper(s); small cataloging label on bottom spine(s); wear to corner covers; light rubbing, creasing, and shelf wear to covers. PLEASE NOTE : Extra postage may be required due to size and weight of these volumes. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2 American Designed Landscapes: A Photographic Interpretation Alan Ward
Washington DC Spacemaker Press 2006 1888931094 / 9781888931099 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good No Dust Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Oblong hardcover, Very Good, Ex-College Library. Volume 1. 18 sets of b&w photos interpret some of the most significant designs in American landscape architecture - Biltmore, Middleton Place, University of Virginia, numerous parks (Paley, Prospect), gardens (Miller, Rockefeller), cemeteries, and many more. Book Condition : Very Good, Ex-College Library; no text marks, bookplate inside front cover; label at bottom left front and on rear free end paper; bumping to spine ends. No Dust Jacket. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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3 Art and Architecture : A Bibliography of Bibliographies Besterman, Theodore
Totowa NJ Rowman and Littlefield 1971 0874710456 / 9780874710458 Hardcover Very Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Part of The Besterman World Bibliographies series. This bibliography surveys the following subject groupings : Art, Archaelogy,Architecture, Towns and Town Planning, Ceramics, Painting, Posters, Cinematography, and Special Subjects. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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4 The Churches of Naples Cesareo, A.
Novara, Italy Istituto Geografico De Agostini Softcover (Side-stapled) Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
English language edition of tourist guide to the Churches of Naples. Undated but likely from the late 1950's or early 1960's. Beautifully illustrated throughout with multiple B&W photos of each church, especially of architectural and artistic details. Map of Naples inside front cover. Book Condition : Good; age discoloration throughout likely due to paper quality; corner and edge wear to front cover; price sticker remnant to top right front cover; no interior markings. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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5 A Book of Cape Cod Houses Doane, Doris
Old Greenwich CT The Chatham Press 1970 0856990116 / 9780856990113 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Rich, Howard L. Signed by Author(s)
Signed by author and illustrator on half title page. 1st Printing. Charming book with illustrations - covers the Cape Cod House, the Salt Box, the 2-story Colonial, Greek Revival influences, and the Victorian and Gothic Revival. Light green cloth boards, illustrated, 91 pp., each page illustrated with at least one plate, sometimes more, including floorplans. Book Condition: Cover nice with some wear at spine ends and a few marks on back, slight bow to volume, pages clean and bright, former owner name on ffep. No Dust jacket. 
Price: 17.50 USD
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6 Lower Merion: a Portrait Doebley, Carl E.
Montgomery County PA Lower Merion Historical Society 1976 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Limited 1st Edition No. 297/600. Catalogs 35 representative architectural examples from this township in Montgomery County Pennsylvania outside Philadelphia. Includes Bryn Mawr College to the original Barnes Foundation to Frank Lloyd Wright's Suntop Houses. Introduction and 2 b&w maps. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks; light bumping to spine ends; one small spot each on front and rear covers, and one rear free end paper. Dust Jacket Condition : Very Good; some shelf wear, a few marks; in protective mylar cover. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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7 The Eternal Present : The Beginnings of Architecture, A Contribution on Constancy and Change (Bollingen Series XXXV) Giedion, S.
New York NY Bollingen Foundation/Pantheon Books 1964 Hardcover Very Good No Dust Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
This is Part 2 of the 6th volume of the A.W. Mellon lectures in the fine arts which are delivered annually at the National Gallery of Art. The volumes of lectures constitute number XXXV in the Bollingen Series. This is a particularly interesting volume on ancient architecture especially Egypt and Mesopotamia. Subjects include pyramids, ziggurats, and temples. The major theme is the variety of ancient conceptions of space. Includes fold-out maps. Book Condition : Very Good; no internal markings; some light age discoloration to inside covers and free end papers; rubbing to spine; relaxed binding. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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8 The Beauty of Holiness: Anglicanism and Architecture in Colonial South Carolina (Richard Hampton Jenrette Series in Architecture and the Decorative Arts) Louis P. Nelson
Chapel Hill NC The University of North Carolina Press 2009 0807832332 / 9780807832332 Hardcover Very Good No Dust Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Rich survey of church buildings (material religion) in South Carolina emphasizing the form and meaning of Colonial architecture then and now. Illustrated throughout with b&w photos and illustrations. Book Condition : Very Good, Ex-College Library; no text marks; bookplate inside front cover; labels on bottom spine and rear free end paper; a few marks to front cover; light bumping to spine ends and cover corners. No Dust Jacket. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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9 Frank Lloyd Wright's Monona Terrace: The Enduring Power of a Civic Vision Mollenhoff, David V.
Madison WI University of Wisconsin Press 1999 0299155005 / 9780299155001 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Written as construction started in 1994, this work fully details the Monona Terrace project and attempts to understand why Wright put decades of work in to this project for negligible compensation and frequent critcism. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks; minimal wear. Dust Jacket Condition : Very Good; shelf wear to edges and corners; some rubbing. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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10 The Evolution of Colonial Architecture (Architectural Treasures of Early America) Mullins, Lisa C. (editor) and Rod Underhill (consultant)
Harrisburg PA National Historical Society 1988 0918678285 / 9780918678287 Hardcover Near Fine No Dust Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Surveys a variety of areas and estates, largely concentrated in New England. Chapters include Early Dwellings in New Hampshire; Architecture in Massachusetts; Three-Story Colonial Houses of New England; Houses of Bennington, Vermont, and Vicinity; The Colonel Robert Means House, Amherst, New Hampshire. and more. Also includes a chapter on The Charm of Old San Antonio : A Spanish Settlement of the Southwest. Volume 9 from The Architectural Treasures of Early America series. Book Condition : Near Fine, appears unread; light rubbing to covers and small den/bump at top left front cover. No Dust Jacket as issued. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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11 Early Architecture of the South (Architectural Treasures of Early America, Vol. 2) Mullins, Lisa C. (editor) and Roy Underhill (consultant)
Harrisburg PA The National Historical Society 1987 0918678218 / 9780918678218 Hardcover Near Fine No Dust Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Covers a variety of areas and estates including Colonial Architecture of the Eastern Shore of Maryland; Annapolis; Alexandria, Virginia; Winston-Salem, North Carolina; New Bern; Old Charleston; and more. Volume 2, "Early Architecture of the South" from The Architectural Treasures of Early America series. Book Condition : Near Fine, appears unread; light rubbing to covers. No Dust Jacket as issued. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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12 Grandeur of the South (Architectural Treasures of Early America, 14) Mullins, Lisa C. (editor) and Roy Underhill (consultant)
Harrisburg PA The National Historical Society 1988 0918678366 / 9780918678362 Hardcover Fine No Dust Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Largely concerns the Georgian architectural style, the first chapter is on Savannah, Georgia, but the focus is largely South Carolina estates near Beaufort, Camden, Santee, Charleston, and more. Volume 14, "The Grandeur of the South" from the Architectural Treasures of Early America Series. Book Condition : Fine, appears unread. No Dust Jacket as issued. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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13 The Georgian Heritage (Architectural Treasures of Early America) Mullins, Lisa C. (editor) and Roy Underhill (consultant)
Harrisburg PA National Historical Society 1988 0918678374 / 9780918678379 Hardcover Fine No Dust Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Focused largely on the Georgian architectural style in Great Britain, this book includes chapters on The Relation of Georgian Architecture to Carpentry, Eighteenth Century Architecture, Georgian Churches in London, Georgian Architecture in Dublin, and more. One chapter is on The Hotel Cluny of a New England Village. Volume 15, from the Architectural Treasures of Early America Series. Book Condition : Fine, appears unread. No Dust Jacket as issued. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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14 The Southern Tradition (Architectural Treasures of Early America) Mullins, Lisa C. (editor) and Roy Underhill (consultant)
Harrisburg PA National Historical Society 1988 0918678331 / 9780918678331 Hardcover Fine No Dust Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Largely focused on the Georgian architectural style, this book includes chapters on Old Colonial Work in Virginia and Maryland, Annapolis, Colonial Work in the Virginia Borderland, The University of Virginia, Cape Fear River District, Some Homes of the Washington Family, and more. Volume 12, "The Southern Tradition" from the Architectural Treasures of Early America Series. Book Condition : Fine, appears unread. No Dust Jacket as issued. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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15 Doctor Evelyn's York Murray, Hugh
York, England William Sessions Limited, The Ebor Press 1983 0900657855 / 9780900657856 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
"The life and work of a pioneer of conservation of the City between 1891 and 1935, illustrated by many photographs of a changing York, from his slide collection." -continued title. Includes extensive information on buildings in York as well as Dr. Evelyn, including a genealogical pedigree. Wheat-colored glossy cover with brown titles and photo illustration, no DJ, 92 pp., profusely illustrated in black and white. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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16 The Monuments of Italy, Volume 3: Central Italy (Part1), The Regions of Toscana and Umbria Oppenheimer, Michael
London, England and New York, NY I.B. Tauris 2002 Hardcover Very Good No Dust Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Very Good, Ex-Library. Volume 3 of a regional survey of Italian art and architecture. Covers cities such as Firenze, Aretso, Siena, Pisa, Perugia, and more.128 b&w photos and 12 maps. Book Condition : Very Good, Ex-Library; no text marks; catalog label at bottom spine end; rubber stamps on front free end paper and text block; top right rear free end paper cut to remove label. No Dust jacket as issued. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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17 Viewing Olmsted: Photographs by Robert Burley, Lee Friedlander, and Geoffrey James Phyllis Lambert
Cambridge MA The MIT Press 1997 0262621169 / 9780262621168 1st Edition Soft cover Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
50 b&w and 18 color photos from some of Frederick Law Olmsted's most famous landscape designs - Biltmore, Rockwood Hall, numerous parks (Central, Jackson, Prospect, and others), and cemeteries. Several essays and interviews with each photographer. Book Condition : Good; no text marks, two rubber stamps on title page; stain at bottom right rear cover; light rubbing and creasing to covers; cover corner creasing. 
Price: 18.50 USD
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18 Historic Montgomery County, Maryland,: Old homes and history Roger Brooke Farquhar
Silver Spring MD Roger Brooke Farquhar 1952 Hardcover Very Good Poor Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Signed by Author(s)
Signed by Author on front free end paper. Part 1 is a history of Montgomery County, Part 2 details roughly 130 historic homes, Part 3 is a short section on Historic Georgetown Homes. Each home has 1-4 b&w photos accompanying the description. Includes two-page map. Book Condition : Very Good; no text marks, pencil notes on inside rear cover, rubber stamp to front free end paper; a few spots on text block; light bumping to spine ends. Dust Jacket Condition : Poor; front flap detached and inlaid; large water stain and tear to front of jacket; shipping and tearing; rubbing to rear. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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19 St. Mary's Church in Cracow Samek, Jan
Warsaw, Poland Interpress Publishers 1990 8322323271 / 9788322323274 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Minus Book Folio - over 12 - 15" tall 
Oversized folio detailing the history, architecture, and art of St. Mary's Church in Cracow Poland. Over 200 color plates, may full page, dominate the majority of the book. Book Condition : Very Good; no markings to text; previous owner's bookplate on rear of title page. Dust Jacket Condition : Very Good-; shelf wear to top edge; original price sticker on top rear; ink transfer to rear inside flap from inlaid photocopied article. PLEASE NOTE : Additional postage may be asked due to size and weight of volume. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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A History of Architectural Development Volume III: The Renaissance in Italy, France, and England (Architects' Library), Simpson, R. M.
20 A History of Architectural Development Volume III: The Renaissance in Italy, France, and England (Architects' Library) Simpson, R. M.
London Longmans, Green and Co. 1913 Reprint Hardcover Fair No Dust Jacket Book 
Hardback - olive cloth with gilt lettering. 1913, reissue edition. 359 pp, 268 illustrations. Volume three only of a 3-volume set. Condition: Fair; pages lightly aged, basically clean with a few light smudges / small spots, unmarked, a couple edge nicks. Front free endpaper has been removed and there is a tear to half title page at binding. Some aging and soiling to book edges. Cover is worn with light soiling, scuffing, rubbing, some fading and edge wear with some tearing to spine ends. Front hinge is cracked and weak, rear is intact. Hardcover 
Price: 21.00 USD
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