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Image for Barcelona: El Balneario Casino "San Sebastian"

Barcelona: El Balneario Casino "San Sebastian"

By: N/A

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Barcelona, L. Roisin, Fotografo: [ca. 1928]

Edition: Unstated

Seller ID: 9453

ISBN: NO

Condition: Good+


[oblong folio (9-1/2" x 12") with printed card covers; string-bound, split along spine with about 2/3 of the spine covering missing and some additional paper loss extending into the corners of the front cover, but with the double-hole-punched pages still firmly held together by the binding cord; otherwise, the covers are edgeworn and age-browned, but the interior photographic plates are clean and in excellent condition]. (photographs) A photographic souvenir book... View more info

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The Brickbuilder [bound volume, 1903-1904]

By: (Architecture)

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Boston, Rogers & Manson: 1903-1904

Edition: (Vols. 12-13)

Seller ID: 20404

ISBN: NO

Condition: Good


(no dust jacket) [solid binding but much external wear, including fraying at several corners, spotting on front cover, etc.; internally quite clean, and firmly bound with the exception of one loose page]. (B&W photographs, plates, diagrams, plans, etc.) Bound volume of 24 monthly issues of this large-format architectural trade periodical (approx. 13" x 10-1/2", containing about 550 pages altogether), "devoted to the interests of architecture in materials of ... View more info

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Corrections & Collections: Architectures for Art and Crime [*SIGNED*]

By: Day, Joe

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York/Abingdon, Routledge: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 22499

ISBN: 978-0-25-53482-6

Condition: Near Fine


[essentially as-new, no significant wear but just a trace of scuffing to the front cover]. Trade PB (B&W photographs, diagrams) SIGNED by the author on the title page. "The United States holds over two million inmates in its prisons and jails, and hosts over two million daily visits to museums -- in both, more than a ten-fold increase over the last fifty years. [This book] examines how architectures of exhibition and discipline now dominate the American landscape, t... View more info

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Iranian House

By: Ghazbanpour, Jassem (compilation and pictures) (translated by Mino Alian)

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Tehran, Tiss Publication: 1380 [2001]

Edition: Unstated edition

Seller ID: 22421

ISBN: 964-92475-1-3

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dj


[very slight fraying to cloth at top of spine, otherwise a nice copy with no discernible wear; jacket has a handful of small edge-tears with occasional associated creasing (all pretty minor)]. (color photographs, floor plans) A photographic survey of many different styles of Iranian houses. Text and captions in both English and Persian (Farsi). PLEASE NOTE that additional postage will be requested for this very heavy book if shipping to a destination outside the U.S. ... View more info

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The Culture of Silence: Architecture's Fifth Dimension

By: Quantrill, Malcolm, and Bruce Webb, eds.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: College Station TX, Texas A&M University Press: (c.1998)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17519

ISBN: 0-89096-785-7

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dj


[nice clean copy, just the teensiest bit of handling wear to book and jacket]. (Studies in Architecture and Culture, No. 4) Series (B&W photographs, architectural drawings) "The intent of these essays is to explore the notion of a 'culture of silence' through the basis of the architectural culture of modern Finland." Architects whose work is discussed and analyzed in connection with this theme include Alvar Aalto, Reima Pietilä, Juha Leiviska, Gunnar Asplund a... View more info

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California Moderne and the Mid-century Dream: The Architecture of Edward H. Fickett

By: Rapaport, Richard

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Rizzoli International Publications: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 22514

ISBN: 0847842487

Condition: Near Fine in Fine dj


[brand-new book, but with a couple of very slightly bumped corners; jacket is flawless]. (color and B&W photographs) Survey of the mid-century houses of architect Edward H. Fickett. "Fickett's innovative designs were profoundly in sync with Los Angeles's ascendance from second city into one of the world's great metropolises with innovative postwar tract houses, glamorous garden apartments in Hollywood in the 1950s, and ambitious houses in Beverly Hills, Brentwood, ... View more info

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Offices in the Sky

By: Shultz, Earle, and Walter Simmons

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, Bobbs-Merrill: (c.1959)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13105

ISBN: NO

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dj


[terrific copy, tight and clean, appears unread, no discernible wear; jacket shows very light edgewear, minor scuffing to spine]. (B&W photographs) "The story of the American tall building, its development, its history, its mission -- a big story underlying the advance of business and industry and the growth of cities." (++) View more info

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The Evolution of an Architect [*SIGNED*]

By: Stone, Edward Durell

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, Horizon Press: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 15980

ISBN: NO

Condition: Very Good+ in Fair dj


[light shelfwear, slight fading to cloth along top/bottom edges; jacket well-worn, paper loss at both ends of spine (about 1" at bottom), chipping along top edge of rear panel, 4" ragged closed tear at top left corner of front panel, various other small tears and creases, general soiling]. (B&W photographs, drawings) INSCRIBED ("To _______ with gratitude for his fine work and best wishes for the future") and SIGNED by the author on the half-title page. S... View more info

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Shigeru Ban: Paper in Architecture

By: {Shigeru Ban} Miyake, Riichi (essays); edited by Ian Luna & Lauren A. Gold

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Rizzoli International Publications, Inc.: (c.2009)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 22492

ISBN: 0847832112

Condition: Near Fine


(paper-covered boards; no dust jacket, as issued) [very nice copy, essentially as-new but with a mild bump to the bottom front hinge]. (color photographs, architectural sketches) Examination of the architectural accomplishments of Japanese architect Shigeru Ban, who shortly after graduating from university in the U.S. and returning to Tokyo to set up his practice, had "an encounter with paper tubes, the extruded, industrial-grade cousins" of toilet-paper rolls. ... View more info