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101 Hirshorn, Paul; and Izenour, Steven. WHITE TOWERS.
Cambridge, MA and London, U.K.: MIT Press, (2007). (2007). Very good 
- Small quarto [9-1/4 inches high by 8-3/8 inches wide], black cloth in a dust wrapper. There is a small area of light rubbing to the rear cover. There is minor soiling to the spine of the dust jacket. x, [1] leaf, 189 & [1] pages. Profusely illustrated in black & white. Near fine.

With a new preface by Paul Hirshorn.

"The photographs in this classic book not only trace the evolution of a restaurant chain, they record an iconography of a part of the American built environment that no longer exists." [From the dust wrapper copy]. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 20.00 USD

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102 Kasicka, Frantisek; Nechvatal, Borivoj vysehrad pohlEDEm veku
(Praha: Vytiskly Tiskarske Zavody), (1985). (1985). Fine 
(Praha: Vytiskly Tiskarske Zavody), (1985).. (1985).. Fine. - Quarto [12 inches high by 9 inches wide] decorative cloth in a dust wrapper. 305 & [1] pages plus colophon. Profusely illustrated in black & white and color with photographic illustrations and reproductions of paintings, drawings & architectural plans. Near fine.

"Vysehrad through the Ages" is a largely pictorial history of a renowned monument and symbol of the Czech nation. An ancient hill-fort above the Vltava River, it went through periods of striking architectural activity followed by depredation and decay. Each generation seems to have left its mark "enriching, completing or demolishing the work of the preceding generation." The text is in Czech with summaries in German, Russian, English and French. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 15.00 USD

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103 Kemmerich, Carl GRAPHIC DETAILS FOR ARCHITECTS
New York & Washington: Frederick A. Praeger, (1968). (1968). Very good 
New York & Washington: Frederick A. Praeger, (1968).. (1968).. Very good. - Quarto, 11-1/4 inches high by 8-3/4 inches wide. White boards backed with a black cloth spine, titled in white on the spine and titled and illustrated in black & green on the front cover. The edges of the covers are rubbed. A substantial, unpaginated book illustrated with more than 170 vignettes of graphic art with which architects can add detail to their architectural plans. Very good.

First edition. First Edition. 
Price: 15.00 USD

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104 Kimball, Fiske; and Edgell, George Harold A HISTORY OF ARCHITECTURE
New York and London: Harper & Brothers Publishers, (1918). (1918). Very good 
New York and London: Harper & Brothers Publishers, (1918).. (1918).. Very good. - Octavo, maroon cloth. The covers are bumped & lightly rubbed with a tiny white mark to the front cover. The spine is faded with the head & tail lightly chipped. xxiii, [1] leaf & 621 pages. Illustrated with full-page & textual black-and-white photographic illustrations & with architectural plans. There is an owner's ink name & address on the front endpaper & there is occasional very light foxing. The contents are very good. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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105 Kultermann, Udo DYNAMISCHE ARCHITEKTUR
Munchen: Lucas Cranach Verlag, (1959). (1959). Fine 
Munchen: Lucas Cranach Verlag, (1959).. (1959).. Fine. - Small octavo, boards, in dw. The dw is lightly soiled. 78 pp. & 2-page publisher's catalogue. Near fine in a very good dw.

The text is in German. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 25.00 USD

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106 Kultermann, Udo NEW DIRECTIONS IN AFRICAN ARCHITECTURE
NY: George Braziller, (1969). (1969). Very good 
NY: George Braziller, (1969).. (1969).. Very good. - Tall octavo, cloth backed boards, in a price-clipped dw. The boards are very lightly bumped with the top edges slightly faded; the dw is rubbed with creases to the flaps. 128 pp. Profuse B&W illustrations. Very good.

First edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 20.00 USD

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ADOLF LOOS: A Private Portrait., Loos, Claire Beck.
107 Loos, Claire Beck. ADOLF LOOS: A Private Portrait.
Los Angeles, CA: DoppelHouse Press, (2011). (2011). Fine 
- Octavo, gray cloth titled in gilt in a dust wrapper. The top corner of the front cover is lightly creased. 200 pages, Black-and-white illustrations. Near fine.

First edition in English, edited by Carrie Paterson.

Claire Beck Loos, a Czechoslovak writer and photographer, was the last wife of Adolf Loos. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 25.00 USD

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108 Mancini, Renzo SAN NICOLA IN GUGLIONESI: Il ritrovamento della Cripta e il restauro
Roma: De Luca Editore, 1975. 1975. Fine 
Roma: De Luca Editore, 1975.. 1975.. Fine. - Quarto [12 inches high by 9-3/4 inches wide], light tan buckram titled in brown on the front cover & spine, in a dust wrapper. The dust wrapper is rubbed & very lightly chipped. 105 & [2] pages plus colophon. Illustrated in black & white and color. Near fine in a very good dust wrapper.

First edition.

The text is in Italian. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 35.00 USD

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109 Mang, Karl and Eva VIENNESE ARCHITECTURE 1860-1930 IN DRAWINGS
New York: Rizzoli, (1979). (1979). 0847802574 / 9780847802579 Very good 
New York: Rizzoli, (1979).. (1979).. Very good. - Quarto [approximately 11-1/4 inches high by 8-3/4 inches wide], cloth in a dust wrapper. The edges of the dust jacket's flaps & rear panel are darkened. 128 pages. Profusely illustrated with architectural drawings in black & white with a few in color. There is some very light foxing to the fore-edge & to the top & bottom edges. Very good.

The book was published simultaneously with an exihbition that was touring Europe and the United States. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 10.00 USD

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110 Mark, Robert LIGHT, WIND, AND STRUCTURE
New York: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company, (1990). (1990). 0070404038 / 9780070404038 Very good 
New York: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company, (1990).. (1990).. Very good. - Large octavo [11 inches high by 7-1/2 inches wide], cloth in a dust wrapper. The binding is slightly bumped. The dust jacket is lightly chipped with a stamp on the rear panel, "Examination Copy / Not for Sale". There is light offsetting from the stamp to the rear cover. xvii & 209 pages. Illustrated with black-and-white photographic illustrations & drawings. There is an owner's ink name on the front endpaper. Very good.

The Mystery of the Master Builders. An examination of the role of technological experimentation in architecture with particular reference to ancient Rome, High Gothic architecture and the era of the great Renaissance domes. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 17.50 USD

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111 Mialet, Frederic AGENCE DES GARES, SNCF-AREP: PARCOURS (1988-1998)
[Roma]: Diagonale, 1998. 1998. Very good 
[Roma]: Diagonale, 1998.. 1998.. Very good. - Quarto [11-5/8 inches high by 8-1/4 inches wide], softcover bound in pictorial red wrappers. The binding is lightly rubbed with 2 price- stickers on the rear wrap. 173 & [1] pages plus colophon. Profuse color illustrations with plans & diagrams in black & white. There are the remnants of a price-sticker on the front endpaper. Very good.

An account, in French and English, of a project to design new transport spaces undertaken by the Station Design Office, the architectural office of the French National Railways [SNCF] and by AREP, a multidisciplinary engineering and consulting firm created within the SCNF group in 1997.

Scarce. 
Price: 150.00 USD

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112 Middleton, Michael GROUP PRACTICE IN DESIGN. With a Note by Misha Black
New York: George Braziller, (1969). (1969). Very good 
New York: George Braziller, (1969).. (1969).. Very good. - Quarto, 10 inches high by 7-5/8 inches wide. Light green cloth titled in gilt and white on the spine, in a printed blue dust wrapper. The edges of the rubbed dust jacket are chipped. 303 pages, with profuse illustrations throughout. Near fine in a very good dust wrapper. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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113 Mitchell, Ehrman B.; Giurgola, Romaldo MITCHELL/GIURGOLA ARCHITECTS
New York: Rizzoli International Publications, Inc., (1983). (1983). 084780495X / 9780847804955 Good 
New York: Rizzoli International Publications, Inc., (1983).. (1983).. Good. - Quarto [approximately 10 inches square], softcover bound in pictorial wrappers. The binding is lightly rubbed with the head of the spine lightly chipped. 271 pages. Profuse photographic illustrations, drawings & architectural plans in color and black & white. There is a date stamp on the inside rear wrap & the top corners of the last 30 pages are bumped. Good.

First edition.

Foreword by Kenneth Frampton. First Edition. 
Price: 10.00 USD

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114 Moore, Charles Herbert DEVELOPMENT & CHARACTER OF GOTHIC ARCHITECTURE
London and New York: Macmillan and Co. 1890. 1890. Fair 
London and New York: Macmillan and Co. 1890.. 1890.. Fair. - Octavo, dark green cloth titled in gilt on spine. The covers are bumped & dampstained with small areas of bubbling to the cloth of the front cover; the head & tail of the spine are lightly chipped. xix & 333 pp. & 2- page publisher's catalog. The rear hinge is starting; an owner's book label is mounted on the front pastedown & there are some light pencil markings in the margins of the text; there is scattered light foxing. Full- page & textual illustrations in B&W. Good only.

First edition.

The author was a Catskill, N.Y. artist. First Edition. 
Price: 10.00 USD

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115 Morisseau, James J THE NEW SCHOOLS
New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, (1972). (1972). Very good 
New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, (1972).. (1972).. Very good. - Quarto [10-1/8 inches square], white paper covered boards in a dust wrapper. The rear board is a bit darkened & slightly soiled. The dust jacket is darkened around the edges and slightly rubbed & soiled. 128 pages, including 2-page publisher's catalog. Illustrated with numerous architectural plans in black & white. Very good.

A title in the series "Design and Planning". This volume contains data and plans for sixty-five schools, most of them examplifying the "recent transformation from egg- crate school architecture to open-plan, flexible design". Dust jacket present. 
Price: 20.00 USD

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116 Muehlig, Linda UNDOMESTICATED INTERIORS / October 17, 2003 - January 18, 2004 / PHOTOGRAPHING UNDOMESTICATED INTERIORS / October 31, 2003 - January 4, 2004. (Catalog)
Northampton, Massachusetts: Smith College Museum of Art, (2003). (2003). Fine 
Northampton, Massachusetts: Smith College Museum of Art, (2003).. (2003).. Fine. - Quarto, 11 inches high by 9 inches wide. Softcover, bound in color pictorial wraps. The edges are slightly rubbed and there is a very faint tiny stain to the front cover. 120 pages, profusely illustrated throughout in black & white and in color. Near fine.

Text by Linda Muehlig, with additional essays by Aprile Gallant, Mimi Hellman and Sandy Skoglund. 
Price: 15.00 USD

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117 Mumford, Lewis ARCHITECTURE AS A HOME FOR MAN
New York: Architectural Record Books, 1975. 1975. 0070154260 / 9780070154261 Very good 
New York: Architectural Record Books, 1975.. 1975.. Very good. - Quarto, 11-3/8 inches high by 8-3/4 inches wide. Light green cloth backed with a black vinyl spine, titled in gilt on the front cover and the spine, in a printed black dust wrapper. The covers are slightly rubbed. The dust jacket is slightly rubbed with a few minor chips and a couple of short tears to the edges of the jacket. 214 pages, with black & white illustrations throughout. A previous owner's name is penned at the top of the half-title. Very good.

Essays for Architectural Record. Edited by Jeanne M. Davern. With a foreword by Lewis Mumford. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 15.00 USD

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118 Newbolt, W. C. E.; et al CATHEDRALS OF ENGLAND. Second Series
New York: Thomas Whittaker, 1899. 1899. Very good 
New York: Thomas Whittaker, 1899.. 1899.. Very good. - Octavo, royal blue & gilt-ruled white cloth, titled in gilt on the spine with a coat of arms in blue & gilt on the front cover, in a royal blue cloth dust wrapper. The top edge is gilt. There is a small stain to the bottom corner of the rear cover. The dust jacket is rubbed with the spine & extremities faded. The head of the jacket spine & the tops of the folds are lightly chipped & frayed. 351 pages. Profuse black-and-white plates & textual illustrations in black & white. Very good in a good dust wrapper.

First edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 25.00 USD

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119 Nicoletti, A. M.; Manara, E.; Bozzo, G GENOVA: IL PALAZZO DELLA NUOVA BORSA
(Genova): Sagep, (1999). (1999). Very good 
(Genova): Sagep, (1999).. (1999).. Very good. - Quarto [12 inches high by 9-5/8 inches wide], cloth, in a dust wrapper. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed. 109 & [2] pages. Profusely illustrated in color & black & white. Near fine.

The text is in Italian. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 20.00 USD

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120 Pass, David VALLINGBY AND FARSTA--from Idea to Reality: The New Community Development Process in Stockholm
(Cambridge, MA and London, U.K.: The MIT Press), (1973). (1973). 026216034X / 9780262160346 Very good 
(Cambridge, MA and London, U.K.: The MIT Press), (1973).. (1973).. Very good. - Small quarto [approximately 10 inches high by 7 inches wide], cloth in a dust wrapper. The head of the spine is faded. The dust jacket is lightly chipped with some minor soiling and its top edge is slightly darkened. xiii, [1] leaf &190 pages. Illustrated in black & white with maps, plans, tables & photographic illustrations. Very good. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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