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1 (Pietila, Reima). Quantrill, Malcolm REIMA PIETILA: Architecture, Context and Modernism
New York: Rizzoli, (1985).` 0847806367 / 9780847806362 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in illustrated cloth; in an age-toned, else fine, illustrated dust jacket. Oblong quarto. 250 pages. Fold-out charcoal sketch of Broken Reed sculpture, Kaleva Church and sectional sketches of Broken Reed, at frontispiece. 
Generously illustrated introduction to the Finnish architect's work and ideas, detailed critique of all his works to date, discussion of his overall philosophy and design attitudes, conversations with Pietila, and examination of his future projects. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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2 Anderson, M.D. LOOKING FOR HISTORY IN BRITISH CHURCHES
New York: William Morrow and Co., (1951). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. A fine copy in a very good plus dust jacket with a half inch wrinkled snag in the spine, (not obvious at a first glance). 
Bright red cloth binding with gold spine lettering. Map endpapers. Illustrated with 24 half-tone plates and 12 line cuts. 328 pages. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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3 Cottrell, Leonard WONDERS OF THE WORLD
New York: Rinehart & Company, Inc., (1959). First edition. Hardcover. Uniform offsetting to the front endsheet, else very good plus in violet linen over blue boards; in a near fine dust jacket with a hint of wear to the upper and lower spine ends. 
The stories of the seven wonders of the world are told with historical and travel details, and with interesting associated trivia notes. The author also chose to discuss an additional seven wonders of the modern world. 249 pages; and index. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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4 Danz, Louis DYNAMIC DISSONANCE IN NATURE AND THE ARTS
(New York): (Halmark-Hubner Press), (1952). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Bookplate to front free endpaper, offsetting to all endsheets: nearly fine, in black cloth with gilt spine titling, yellow top-edge tint; in a very good dust jacket, nicked at the spine ends, worn at the spine and flap folds, mildly faded to spine panel. 
Unconventional, densely expressed exploration of the relationship between nature and modernist art as practiced by Joyce, Picasso, Wright, Moore, Pound and Schoenberg. Strikingly designed by Merle Armitage, who has also provided a Foreword. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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5 Fairchild, Henry Pratt MAIN STREET: The American Town, Past and Present
New York: The Greystone Press, (1941). First edition. Hardcover. Lower spine end bumped, else a very good plus copy in a bright, price-clipped dust jacket with some rubbing and wear along the spine and lower shelf edges. 
Quarto. Part of The Greystone Panorama Books, edited by Paul Zucker and William Hendelson; a photographic essay of the main streets and back streets of America. 77 pages. 61 full-page, black-and-white plates. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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6 Fogelson, Robert M. AMERICA'S ARMORIES: Architecture, Society, and Public Order
Cambridge, Massachusetts and London, England: Harvard University Press, 1989. 0674031105 / 9780674031104 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in tan cloth; in an illustrated dust jacket . 268 pages, forty-four b&w illustrations, two maps, notes, and an index. 
A study of American National Guard armories that were built in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries across the country and were constructed like fortresses or castles in the middle of major urban centers. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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7 Follett, Ken THE PILLARS OF THE EARTH
(New York, New York): New American Library, (2002). 0451207149 / 9780451207142 Reprint: large format paperback with a new preface by the author. Trade paperback. New. Fine in illustrated wraps. 
Insightful portrayals of an idealistic master builder, a pious, dogmatic but compassionate prior and an unscrupulous, ruthless bishop are mixed with Follett's usual suspense in this fictionalized tale of architecture in England's 12th century. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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8 Follett, Ken THE PILLARS OF THE EARTH
New York: William Morrow & Company, Inc., (2007). 0688046592 / 9780688046590 Reprint. Hardcover. New. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Based on fact this novel chronicles the vicissitudes of a prior, his master builder, and their community as they struggle to build a cathedral and protect themselves during the tumultuous 12th century, when England's crown is fought for. 
Price: 34.95 USD
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9 Green, W. Curtis THE DRAWINGS OF W. CURTIS GREEN, R.A.
London: B.T. Batsford Ltd, (1949). First edition. With an autobiographical introduction by the artist and a foreword by A.E. Richardson. Hardcover. Mild wear to the extremities, pale soiling to lower front cover, else near fine, in a lightly age-toned color-pictorial dust jacket with a couple of very insignificant grease pencil marks to rear panel. A nice copy. 
One hundred forty-eight of the eminent architectural draughtsman's exquisite drawings are herein reproduced, seven of them in color; among the subjects treated: the cathedrals, houses and churches of England, as well as buildings and scenes in Europe. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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10 Gruft, Andrew A MEASURE OF CONSENSUS: Canadian Architecture in Transition
(British Columbia): The University of British Columbia Fine Arts..., 1986. First edition: Paperbound Original. Fine in illustrated wraps. 
Square quarto. Photos and beautifully depicted architectural renderings, detailed plans and models enhance the descriptive text for nineteen major metropolitan projects slated for construction in Canada. 51 pages. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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11 Gurney, Gene and Clare MOUNT VERNON
New York, NY: Franklin Watts, Inc., (1965). B0006BN4R4 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. A fine copy in photo-pictorial boards; in a dust jacket that replicates the book's cover. 
Illustrated with black-and-white photographs by Harold Wise. A complete description of George Washington's life at home in Mount Vernon. Square octavo. 70 pages; a Mount Vernon chronology and an index. Also contains maps and plans. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12 Hitchcock, Henry-Russell GERMAN ROCOCO: The Zimmermann Brothers
Baltimore, Maryland: Penguin Books, (1968). First American edition. Hardcover. A near fine copy in dust jacket with some creases along the top shelf edge and some minor edgewear to the extremities. 
Quarto. This lavishly illustrated edition thoroughly displays the Zimmermann's intricate designs. 100 pages, list of works, bibliographical notes, index. Fifty-eight black-and-white plates on coated stock; additional notes on the plates in the rear. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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13 Krishna, Prem CABLE-SUSPENDED ROOFS
New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, (1978). 0070355045 / 9780070355040 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Former owner's address neatly stamped to the front paste-down endpaper (hidden from view by the dust jacket flap) near fine; in a near fine dust jacket with just a hint of fading to the spine panel. Octavo. 
A detailed, comprehensive source book including examples of applications, fundamental properties and behaviors, designs, and analysis of loads, etc. 314 pages; bibliography; computer program; figures; diagrams; tables; photo-illustrations; and index. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14 LaFarge, Paul HAUSSMANN, OR THE DISTINCTION
New York: Farrar, Strauss and Giroux, (2001). 0374168334 / 9780374168339 First edition: Advance Reading Copy. Proof. Fine in glossy, color illustrated wraps. 
The San Francisco author's second novel is narrated by the great modern urban architect of Paris in the nineteenth century, Baron Georges-Eugene Haussmann. Inspired by the Baron's dying remark, "Would that it had died with me" LaFarge creates this story. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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15 Lees-Milne, James TUDOR RENAISSANCE
London: B.T. Batsford Ltd., (1951). First edition. Hardcover. Upper spine end very slightly bumped, else a sharp, fine copy in a colorful dust jacket with minor shelfwear to the spine extremities. 
The Tudor Renaissance as seen through the study of sculpture, painting, miniatures, and primarily, architecture. Over 120 illustrations--4 of them in color--reproduce both obscure and famous buildings of the period. 152 pages with an index. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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16 Meier, Richard BUILDING FOR ART/BAUEN FUR DIE KUNST
Basel/Boston/Berlin: Birkhauser, (1990). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in grey cloth with titles in black; in a near fine illustrated dust jacket with a two-inch tear and associated creases to the upper spine. Square folio. 
Edited by Werner Blaser. Examples of Meier's defining museum architecture. 179 pages; biography, chronological list of works, and bibliography. Illustrated with fine photographic reproductions of museums and plans all printed on coated stock. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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17 Miles, Keith MURDER IN PERSPECTIVE
New York: Walker, (1997). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
A Merlin Richards mystery. Review copy with materials laid in. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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18 Morice, Anne DESIGN FOR DYING
New York: St. Martin's, (1988). 0312017596 / 9780312017590 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a very nearly fine, photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
A woman returns to England and her family from Africa with two husbands in tow and murder in her future. From the author of the Tessa Crichton mysteries. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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19 No author VIEWS OF ASBURY PARK AND OCEAN GROVE
Portland, Maine: L.H. Nelson Company, [circa 1905]. No edition noted. Mild fading to covers, tiny chip to upper front corner, light creasing to covers, thus very good plus; staplebound within stiff, gray wraps, lettered in embossed gilt. Oblong octavo. 
Sixteen leaves of half-tone reproductions. Beach, boardwalk scenes, major buildings, snapshots of the 1903 Baby Parade. Valuable historical resource. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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20 No author VIEWS OF BUFFALO
Buffalo, New York: S.H. Knox, [undated]. No edition noted. Mild fading to covers, else fine, staplebound within stiff, purple wraps, lettered in embossed gilt. Oblong octavo. 
Promotional booklet features black-and-white photographs of turn-of-the-century Buffalo, with brief caption identifications. Great historical resource. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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