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Composition of Oceanic Architecture
1 Composition of Oceanic Architecture
Tokyo Process Architecture Ltd 1991 4893310968 / 9784893310965 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Text in Japanese and English. Numerous color photos. Articles and designs for fishing piers, floating islands and hotels, houseboats, aquaria, under sea observation areas, marine recreation and tourist areas. ; Process Architecture Ser.; No 96; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 160 pages 
Price: 45.00 USD
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Here's a Better Way to Build:  The Industry-Engineered Homes Program
2 Here's a Better Way to Build: The Industry-Engineered Homes Program
Washington DC The National Retail Lumber Dealers Association 1948 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Covers rubbed, else a clean, tight copy 
Staplebound pictorial softcover. Many illustrations and photos. A compilation of articles about various modern building products and construction techniques for the post-War housing boom, including asbestos cement materials. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 128 pages 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Illustrated Catalogue of Plaster Ornaments
3 Illustrated Catalogue of Plaster Ornaments
Chicago The Decorators Supply Corp. 1997 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Covers lightly sunned, price sticker remnant on rear cover. 
Catalogue No. 130. Numerous black and white photos of decorative plaster elements. ; 60 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Kelmscott Manor:  An Illustrated Guide
4 Kelmscott Manor: An Illustrated Guide
The Society of Antiquaries of London 1999 0854312692 / 9780854312696 Softcover Very Good; Sticker liftoff on rear cover. 
An introduction to the life and work of William Morris and a tour of his Oxfordshire home, Kelmscott Manor. Many photos and illustrations. Two pamphlets about the Manor laid in. ; 43 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Metropolis: Tokyo Design Visions
5 Metropolis: Tokyo Design Visions
London Design Museum 1991 1872005217 / 9781872005218 Softcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Black wraps with pictorial corrugated cardboard covers. A catalogue for an exhibition held at the the Design Museum October 16, 1991 - February 2, 1992 presented by the Tokyo Design Network. 47 pages. Introduction by Helen Rees and essays by Hiroshi Shinohara, James Woudhuysen, Kenneth S. Courtis, Cassi Zarzyka, Stephen Kremer, Peter Popham and John Thackara about various aspects of contemporary Japanese technology, advertising, media, industrial design and architecture. Many photos and illustrations. Also included is a subsequent special edition "Exhibition Report" in similar binding by the Tokyo Design Network, 1992. 20 pp. Photos. Foreword by Helen Rees. Essays by Hiroshi Shinohara, Atsushi Shimokobe, Kiyonori Sakakibara, Tetsjui Yamamoto, Kazuhiro Ishii and Keiji Kawahara about design's role in society, architecture, design for the future, and the work of the Tokyo Design Network. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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South Shore, Seasoned Timbers
6 South Shore, Seasoned Timbers
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada Heritage Trust of Nova Scotia 1974 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Covers lightly scuffed, else a clean, tight copy. 
Many photos. Histories and descriptions of historic Nova Scotia homes. ; Vol. 2; 156 pages 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Mont-Saint Michel and Chartres, Adams, Henry
7 Adams, Henry Mont-Saint Michel and Chartres
NY Gallery Books 1986 0831760893 / 9780831760892 Later Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Numerous color illustrations and photos. Ev; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 192 pages 
Price: 9.00 USD
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Ice Palaces, Agranoff, Ann; Anderes, Fred
8 Agranoff, Ann; Anderes, Fred Ice Palaces
NY Abbeville Press 1983 0896593932 / 9780896593930 First Edition Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Index, bibliography, notes, many color photos and illustrations. An historical look at ice palaces, those temporary structures made of ice that are usually the centerpiece of a winter carnival. They got their start in 18th century Russia and have spread throughout other icy lands. ; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 132 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Architecture in America:  A Photographic History from the Colonial Period to the Present, Andrews, Wayne
9 Andrews, Wayne Architecture in America: A Photographic History from the Colonial Period to the Present
NY Atheneum 1960 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket lightly tattered. Signed by Author
Index, many black and white photos. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper. Owner signature on front free endpaper. Ev; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 179 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Architecture in Chicago and Mid-America:  A Photographic History, Andrews, Wayne
10 Andrews, Wayne Architecture in Chicago and Mid-America: A Photographic History
NY Atheneum 1968 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket lightly tattered. Signed by Author
Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper. Brown cloth binding. Index, many photos. Several book review newspaper clippings laid in. Bibliography. Ev; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 186 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 22.00 USD
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Architecture in New York: a Photographic History, Andrews, Wayne
11 Andrews, Wayne Architecture in New York: a Photographic History
NY Atheneum 1969 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Front free endpaper rippled. Jacket lightly tattered. 
Library of Congress number 70-81933. Many photos. Bibliography, index. Ev; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 188 pages 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Rob Krier:  Urban Projects, 1968-1982, Berke, Deborah; Frampton, Kenneth
12 Berke, Deborah; Frampton, Kenneth Rob Krier: Urban Projects, 1968-1982
NY Rizzoli 1982 0847804097 / 9780847804092 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Published for the Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies, Catalogue No. 5. Many illustrations (some in color) , plans and photos. A look at the work of the Luxembourgian architect and urban designer. ; 188 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13 Blaney, Henry R. Old Boston: Reproductions of Etchings in Half Tone
Boston Lee and Shepard Publishers 1896 First Edition Hardcover Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed and lightly soiled, hinges and spine cracked, shaken, foxing to tissue guard of frontispiece. 
Orange decorative cloth with design of Old South Church, Boston Harbor and (inscrutably) Father Time on front cover stamped in gilt blue, and black. All edges gilt. Floral endpapers. A collection of the author's etchings (and a few photograph reproductions) of some historic landmarks of Boston with descriptions of each. ; 139 pages 
Price: 30.00 USD
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A Guide to Home Decorating, Blohm, Carl C.
14 Blohm, Carl C. A Guide to Home Decorating
NY Citadel Press 1953 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket; A 1950s Eames era home decorating book for your interior design library. A great reference for anyone interested in decorating a room or a whole home in Fifties style. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper. Supplementary readings, glossary, many black and white photographs and illustrations. Jacket tattered and has large tear repaired with tape. Signed by Author
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall; 155 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Bending Moment, Bodman, D'Anne
15 Bodman, D'Anne The Bending Moment
Carlisle, MA Nightwood Press 1998 0966560906 / 9780966560909 First Edition Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Black and white photos by Nancy Roberts. Prose and images document the renovation of an historic house. ; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 65 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Waccamaw Plantations, Bolick, Julian Stevenson
16 Bolick, Julian Stevenson Waccamaw Plantations
Georgetown, SC Georgetown County Historical Society 1998 Reprint Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Stray pen mark on front jacket panel. Illustrated by Bolick, Julian Stevenson 
Reprint of the title originally published in 1946. Blue cloth binding with titles stamped in gilt on front boards and spine. xii, 130 pp, index. History and folklore about this area of the South Carolina Low Country, with a focus on the colonial plantations. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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The Ipatyev Monastery, Bryusova, V. G.
17 Bryusova, V. G. The Ipatyev Monastery
Moscow Iskusstvo 1982 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn at corners and spine extremities. 
Laminated boards. Text in Russian. Short summary and list of illustrations in English. Many color photographs. A look at the beautiful Ipatyev Monastery built in the 14th century across from the city of Kostroma, Russia. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 201 pages 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Louis Sullivan, Bush-Brown, Albert
18 Bush-Brown, Albert Louis Sullivan
NY G. Braziller 1960 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Covers lightly scuffed, else a clean, tight copy. Ev 
Index, bibliography, notes, many photos. ; The Masters of World Architecture; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 128 pages 
Price: 9.00 USD
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Dream Castles, Cable, Mary
19 Cable, Mary Dream Castles
NY Viking 1968 Second Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; A look at some extravagant and exotic architecture around the world, from the Neuschwanstein fairy tale castle of Germany's King Ludwig to Hadrian's Villa to the Vanderbilts' "cottages" in Newport, Rhode Island. Bibliography, many photos. Jacket lightly scuffed and wrinkled, else a clean, tight copy. 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall; 128 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Abandoned America: The Age of Consequences, Christopher, Matthew
20 Christopher, Matthew Abandoned America: The Age of Consequences
Jonglez Publishing 2014 2361950944 / 9782361950941 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Pictorial boards. Foreword by James Howard Kunstler. Essays and photographs about various architectural landmarks of the 19th and 20th centuries, primarily in New York, Maryland and Pennsylvania, which, at the time of their documentation, were abandoned, deteriorating, and in many cases, which have been demolished. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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