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121 Place, Charles A CHARLES BULFINCH: ARCHITECT AND CITIZEN
Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1925. 1925. Good 
Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1925.. 1925.. Good. - Quarto, green cloth titled in gilt. Top edge gilt. The covers are quite rubbed and stained. 295 pages, profusely illustrated throughout. The front hinge is cracked and the rear blank & endpapers are stained. Good.

First edition. First Edition. 
Price: 50.00 USD

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122 Pozza, Neri; editor IL TEATRO OLIMPICO / THE OLYMPIC THEATRE / LE THEATRE OLYMPIQUE / DAS OLYMPISCHE THEATER
(Vicenza, Italy): Neri Pozza Editore, (1974). (1974). Good 
(Vicenza, Italy): Neri Pozza Editore, (1974).. (1974).. Good. - Small quarto [approximately 8-3/4 inches high by 8 inches wide], softcover bound in pictorial black-and-white wraps. The wraps are foxed & lightly bumped & soiled. Title & [8] pages plus 16 pages of black-and- white illustrations. Good.

Third edition.

The text, which is printed in Italian, English, French and German, recounts the history of the Teatro Olympico, commissioned from Andrea Palladio by the Olympic Academy in 1580 in the town of Vicenza. 
Price: 10.00 USD

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RAYMOND ISIDORE DIT PICASSIETTE DE CHARTRES., Prevost, Claude.
123 Prevost, Claude. RAYMOND ISIDORE DIT PICASSIETTE DE CHARTRES.
Chene, (1977). (1977). Very good 
- Small quarto [8 inches square], softcover bound in pictorial wrappers, The spine is slightly darkened with some minor soiling. [iv] pages, 1 black-and-white plate [architectural drawing] & 75 full-page color illustrations plus colophon. The covers are slightly bowed. Very good.

First edition.

The introduction is by Claude Prevost and the photographs by Clovis Prevost.

"La Maison Picassiette [in Chartres] is the extraordinary result of one man's work between 1938 and 1964. The monument he left behind is a house and garden covered with intricate mosaics of broken crockery, painting and sculpture. Much has been written to try to explain why Raymond Isidore, a middle-aged manual worker, produced such a beautiful, complicated, inspirational and mystifying environment from the house he had built for his family. Perhaps what is amazing is not just that he chose to devote himself to his project, but that he achieved so much. The scale and richness is awe-inspiring." [From the British mosaics site thejoyofshards].

The text is in French. First Edition. 
Price: 30.00 USD

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THE PLAN OF ST GALL IN BRIEF., Price, Lorna.
124 Price, Lorna. THE PLAN OF ST GALL IN BRIEF.
Berkeley, Los Angeles, and London: University of California Press, 1982. 1982. Very good 
- Folio, 14-1/4 inches high by 11-1/4 inches wide. Cream buckram titled in gilt within a burgundy strip on the spine, in a printed cream dust wrapper. The dust jacket is slightly soiled and its spine and edges are darkened. There are creases to the inner front flap of the jacket and to the top corners of the front and rear panels. xii & 99 pages plus the colophon, profusely illustrated in color and black & white. Very good.

First edition.

The work is subtitled: "An overview based on the 3-volume work by Walter Horn and Ernest Born including selected facsimile illustrations in color and black and white, and also a Note on Architectural Scale Models, with illustrations in color of the Reconstruction Scale Model of the Monastery of the Plan of St Gall, as interpreted by Horn and Born, and crafted in basswood by Carl Bertil Lund." Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 35.00 USD

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125 Redstone, Louis G LOUIS G. REDSTONE: FROM ISRAELI PIONEER TO AMERICAN ARCHITECT
Ames, IA: Iowa State University Press, (1989). (1989). Fine 
Ames, IA: Iowa State University Press, (1989).. (1989).. Fine. - Small 4to, yellow cloth-backed black cloth; titled in black on spine; in color pictorial dw. 182 & [10]pp. Photographic illustrations. Near fine.

First edition. Born in Grodno, Russia, the author escaped from the Polish-occupied Grodno traveling through Europe & Egypt to settle in Palestine where, from 1920-23, he worked as a pioneer to build a Jewish homeland. Settling in the USA, he studied architecture at the University of Michigan from whence he went on to found his architectural firm and author several books on the subject and on public art. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 25.00 USD

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126 Regnery, Dorothy F AN ENDURING HERITAGE: Historic Buildings of the San Francisco Peninsula
Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1976. 1976. 0804709181 / 9780804709187 Good 
Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1976.. 1976.. Good. - Quarto [11-1/4 inches high by 8-5/8 inches wide], cloth in a price- clipped dust wrapper. The binding is lightly bumped. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed & chipped with a tear to the head of its spine & some creasing to its top edge. viii, [vi] & 124 pages. Illustrated with drawings in olive green & with black-and-white photographic illustrations by Jack E. Boucher. Very good in a good dust wrapper.

"The history of the San Mateo and Santa Clara counties from the 1850's to 1920 as seen through their most significant extant buildings." Dust jacket present. 
Price: 10.00 USD

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127 Russell, E.J.; Chairman, City Plan Commission; Bartholomew, Harland; Engineer COMPREHENSIVE CITY PLAN: SAINT LOUIS, MISSOURI
Saint Louis, MO: City Plan Commission, (1947). (1947). Good 
Saint Louis, MO: City Plan Commission, (1947).. (1947).. Good. - Quarto [11-1/4 inches high by 9 inches wide]. The contents are bound with a blue plastic binder into cream textured paper covered boards with a vignette in blue on the front board. The binding is bumped & soiled with the paper chipped at the corners. The boards are slightly bowed. x, [1] leaf & 75 pages plus colophon. Illustrated in color and black & white with full-page illustrations and plates, including folding plates [maps & plans]. Also, folded in a pocket at the rear, there is a splendid Comprehensive City Plan of Saint Louis, Missouri, 32 inches high by 60 inches wide, in shades of orange, yellow and brown. There are 3 short tears to this plan at the folds. The corners & front edges of a number of pages are lightly bumped. From the library of the New York Regional Plan Association with a small label on the front board, a bookplate on the front pastedown, 2 library stamps on the front endpaper & 2 in the rear and a library pocket on the rear pastedown. A label has been removed from the rear pastedown, leaving some paper remnants & rubbing away part of the surface. Good. 
Price: 95.00 USD
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128 Saalman, Howard MEDIEVAL ARCHITECTURE: European Architecture 600-1200
New York, NY: George Braziller, (1965). (1965). Very good 
New York, NY: George Braziller, (1965).. (1965).. Very good. - Small quarto, 10 inches high by 7-1/2 inches wide. Tan boards backed with a black cloth spine titled in gilt, in a dust jacket. The book is slightly cocked and the dust jacket is slightly rubbed. 127 pages. Illustrated in black and white. Very good.

Second printing. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 10.00 USD

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129 Saalman, Howard MEDIEVAL CITIES
New York, NY: George Braziller, (1968). (1968). Fine 
New York, NY: George Braziller, (1968).. (1968).. Fine. - Octavo, tan boards backed with a black cloth spine titled in gilt, in a dust jacket. The dust jacket is rubbed. 127 pages. Illustrated in black and white. Near fine in a very good dust jacket.

First edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 10.00 USD

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130 Scranton, Robert L GREEK ARCHITECTURE
New York: George Braziller, Inc., (1965). (1965). Very good 
New York: George Braziller, Inc., (1965).. (1965).. Very good. - Small quarto [approximately 10-1/4 inches high by 7-3/8 inches wide], cloth backed boards in a dust wrapper. The dust wrapper is rubbed. 128 pages. Black-and-white photographic illustrations, drawings & architectural plans. Very good.

Second printing. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 10.00 USD

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131 Secchi, Luigi Lorenzo MILANO DIETRO LE QUINTE a cura di Elisabetta Susani
(Milano): Electa, (1999). (1999). Very good 
(Milano): Electa, (1999).. (1999).. Very good. - Small quarto [11 inches high by 8-5/8 inches wide], pictorial gray & black wraps. The wraps are very lightly rubbed with the corners slightly creased. 226 pages. Black-and-white photographic illustrations, architectural drawings & diagrams. Near fine.

"Collegio degli Ingegneri e Architetti di Milano". The text is in Italian. 
Price: 20.00 USD

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132 Senkevitch, Anatole, Jr SOVIET ARCHITECTURE 1917-1962: A Bibliographical Guide to Source Material
Charlottesville, VA: University Press of Virginia, (1974). (1974). 0813904153 / 9780813904153 Very good 
Charlottesville, VA: University Press of Virginia, (1974).. (1974).. Very good. - Octavo, vermilion cloth. The binding is lightly soiled. xxxii, [2] leaves & 284 pages. Very good.

First edition. First Edition. 
Price: 15.00 USD

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133 Severino, Renato EQUIPOTENTIAL SPACE: Freedom in Architecture
New York: Praeger Publishers, (1970). (1970). Very good 
New York: Praeger Publishers, (1970).. (1970).. Very good. - Small quarto [9-3 /8 inches high by 7-3/8 inches wide], cloth in a dust wrapper. The binding is lightly bumped. The panels of the dust jacket are slightly soiled & darkened & the head of the front fold is chipped. Illustrated in black & white with numerous photographic illustrations, drawings, diagrams & architectural plans. The edges of the pastedowns & endpapers are slightly darkened. Very good.

First edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 10.00 USD

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134 Silverman, Maxwell CONTEMPORARY THEATRE ARCHITECTURE: An Illustrated Survey. A Checklist of Publications 1946-1964 by Ned A. Bowman
New York: The New York Public Library, 1965. 1965. Very good 
New York: The New York Public Library, 1965.. 1965.. Very good. - Quarto [11-1/4 inches high by 10 inches wide], cloth. The binding is lightly rubbed with some discoloration to the rear cover. Unpaginated. Profuse black-and-white photographic illustrations & architectural plans. Very good.

First edition.

A bibliography based on items in the Theatre Collection of the New York Public Library. The architecture of fifty theatres is illustrated and described and 1741 books and articles are noted in Ned A. Bowman's checklist. First Edition. 
Price: 10.00 USD

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135 Sparrow, W. Shaw HINTS ON HOUSE FURNISHING
London: Eveleigh Nash, 1909. 1909. Good 
London: Eveleigh Nash, 1909.. 1909.. Good. - Octavo, maroon cloth titled in gilt on the spine. The binding is rubbed & bumped with a few small, light stains. The head & tail of the spine are slightly chipped. ix, 307 & [1] pages. Numerous illustrations & plates in black & white and color, including a color frontispiece with a tissue guard. There is a bookseller's stamp on the front pastedown and the endpapers are unevenly darkened. There is occasional light foxing & the edges of the text pages are slightly darkened. Good.

First edition. First Edition. 
Price: 17.50 USD

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GUSTAV PEICHL: A Viennese Architect., Steiner, Dietmar.
136 Steiner, Dietmar. GUSTAV PEICHL: A Viennese Architect.
(Berlin): Ernst Wasmuth Verlag, (1993). (1993). Good 
- Quarto [11-1/4 inches high by 10 inches wide], black cloth in a dust wrapper. There is light spotting to the binding & the bottom corner of the front cover is bumped. The rear panel of the dust jacket is lightly rubbed & the bottom corner of its front panel is creased. 191 & [1] pages. Profusely illustrated in color and black & white with photographic illustrations and drawings. The contents are very good. Good in a very good dust wrapper.

Published on the occasion of an exhibition of the same title shown at the Historisches Museum der Stadt Wien. With an essay by Dietmar Steiner.

The text is in German with an English translation. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 20.00 USD

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137 Sturgis, Russell ARCHITECTURE SOURCEBOOK
(New York): Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, (1984). (1984). 0442280319 / 9780442280314 Very good 
(New York): Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, (1984).. (1984).. Very good. - Quarto [approximately 11 inches high by 8-3/8 inches wide], softcover bound in pictorial wrappers. The binding is lightly rubbed & bumped with some minor soiling. There is a small price-sticker on the rear wrap with a crease across its bottom corner. The wraps are slightly bowed. 399 pages. Profusely illustrated in black & white with architectural drawings & plans. There is a small area of soiling to the fore-edge. Very good. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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138 Teige, Karel. MODERN ARCHITECTURE IN CZECHOSLOVAKIA AND OTHER WRITINGS.
(Los Angeles, CA): Getty Research Institute, (2000). (2000). Fine 
- Small quarto [10 inches high by 7 inches wide], softcover bound in decorative green & black wrappers. [x], 367 & [4] pages. Numerous black-and-white illustrations. Near fine.

First edition.

A title in the series "Texts and Documents". Introduction by Jean-Louis Cohen. Translations by Irena Zantovska Murray and David Britt. First Edition. 
Price: 35.00 USD

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139 Terzetti, Maurizio; editor LA FABBRICA DI MEZZO: Storia della costruzione del Palazzo provinciale di Perugia
Perugia: Provincia di Perugia, (1994). (1994). Very good 
Perugia: Provincia di Perugia, (1994).. (1994).. Very good. - Quarto [approximately 11 inches high by 8 inches wide], softcover bound in blue pictorial wrappers. The binding is rubbed at the extremities & lightly bumped with a price-sticker on the rear wrap. 158 pages plus colophon. Profusely illustrated with color architectural drawings. There is the remnant of a price-sticker on the front endpaper. Very good.

The text, which is in Italian includes essays by Maria Teresa Giovene, Ilvano Rasimelli and Maurizio Terzetti. 
Price: 25.00 USD

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140 Tubbs, Ralph LIVING IN CITIES
Harmondsworth, Middlesex, U.K.: Penguin Books, 1942. 1942. Good 
Harmondsworth, Middlesex, U.K.: Penguin Books, 1942.. 1942.. Good. - Small oblong quarto [approximately 6-3/4 inches high by 8-5/8 inches wide], softcover bound in pictorial wrappers. The binding is bumped, rubbed & lightly soiled. 51 pages. Numerous black-and-white illustrations, including maps & plans. The page edges are slightly darkened. Good.

A follow-up to an exhibition which the author designed for the 1940 Council and the British Institute of Adult Education. 
Price: 10.00 USD

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