American Designed Landscapes: A Photographic InterpretationAlan Ward Washington DC Spacemaker Press 2006 1888931094 / 9781888931099 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good No Dust Jacket Book 4to - over 9¾ - 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.
Frank Lloyd Wright's Monona Terrace: The Enduring Power of a Civic VisionMollenhoff, David V. Madison WI University of Wisconsin Press 1999 0299155005 / 9780299155001 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" 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.
Viewing Olmsted: Photographs by Robert Burley, Lee Friedlander, and Geoffrey JamesPhyllis Lambert Cambridge MA The MIT Press 1997 0262621169 / 9780262621168 1st Edition Soft cover Good Book 4to - over 9¾ - 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.
Airlie: The Garden of WilmingtonSusan Taylor Block Wilmington DE The Airlie Foundation 2001 0971711208 / 9780971711204 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Book Folio - over 12 - 15" tall Signed by Author(s) Signed by Author on title page. 1st Edition Folio. History of Susan Jones Walter, the Wilmington, North Carolina area, the Airlie Estate and the Gilded Age, and Airlie's transformation into a public garden. Color and b&w photos. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks; paper residue at bottom half text block edge of both boards (reverse of dust jacket flaps stuck there likely due to humidity). Dust Jacket Condition : Very Good; light shelf wear to edges; light creasing.