L'Architecture, 1931. Hardcover. Includes all twelve issues from 1931. Ex-library with stamps and label to endpapers, title page, and some interior pages. Bound in black cloth with brown leather title label to spine. Rubbing to title label and wear / fraying to spine ends and corners of boards. Browning and chipping to edges of some pages. Clean overall aside from library stamps. Includes many black and white photographic illustrations. 360 pages plus 456 pages. ARCH/050619. Very Good.
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L'Architecture, 1932. Hardcover. Includes all twelve issues from 1932. Ex-library with stamps to title page and some interior pages. Bound in black cloth with brown leather title label to spine. Rubbing and chipping to title label. Fraying and wear to book cloth along both hinges, corners, and edges of boards. Front hinge is starting. Browning and chipping to edges of some pages. Clean overall aside from library stamps. Includes many black and white photographic illustrations. 384 pages plus 468 pages. ARCH/050619. Very Good.
London: Country Life Ltd, 1929. Hardcover. Quarto. Black cloth spine with grey cloth boards. Gilt title to spine and black and gilt title label to front cover. Front hinge cloth is split, but board remains attached. Soiling to front cover. Bookcloth on rear cover is lifting where the grey cloth meets the black cloth spine. Fading and some discolored spots to spine. Pen inscription to front endpaper, else clean interior. Filled with black and white photographic illustrations. Interior hinges are starting. 196 pages. DEC/102618. Very Good.
New York: Rizzoli, 1981. Hardcover. Navy blue cloth boards with white title to spine and front cover. Minor wear to edges of boards and corners. Rubbing and a few scuff marks to covers. A few splits to binding; although, all pages remain bound. Clean interior. Filled with photographic images and diagrams. No jacket. 400 pages. ARCH/102618. Very Good.
London: Oxford University Press, 1949. Hardcover. VG 8vo with maroon paper covered boards. Minor rubbing to edges and corners. Slight fading to foot of gilt stamped spine; small portion of cloth slightly wrinkled on both boards. Illustrated DJ in good condition; darkening to spine, front panel detached along front joint, lacks bottom inch of spine. Pages lightly yellowed w/age, mostly clean. Illustrated with 25 b/w photos, including frontispiece, and numerous diagrams, one of which folds-out. 223pp. Architecture. ARC/12133. Very Good.
London: The Architectural Press, 1981. Paperback. Second edition. This new edition includes an index. "The first part [of this book] is an Owner's Handbook which explains briefly teh unique qualities of Edinburgh's New Town and the efforts being made to repair and maintain the buildings, then, with the help of illustrations adn charts, the book identifies the weak spots which need regular attention" (foreword). Brown paper wrappers with white spine panel titled in black. Minor wear to edges of covers. Size: Quarto. 225 pages. ARCH/102618. Very Good.
Celiv; Gruppo Editoriale, 1990. Hardcover. Black cloth boards with embossed title to spine. Minor fading to spine. Several splits to binding, making it loose - although, all pages remain bound. Filled with color photographic illustrations. In color illustrated dust jacket with black spine panel titled in white. Chipping, closed tears, and wear to jacket. Large quarto. May require an extra shipping fee. 228 pages. ARCH/102618. Very Good / Very Good.
Easton, MD and Haverford, PA: Printed Privately for the Author, 1934. First Edition. Hardcover. FIRST EDITION. Very good in red cloth boards with gilt title to spine and front cover. Black, silver and gold emblem to front cover. Minor soiling and rubbing to exterior as well as light browning to spine and a small open tear to cloth on spine. Browning to end pages and light soiling to blank page at front. Else is clean and bright. Includes over 250 photographs, illustrations, and floor plans of historic plantations in Maryland. Index, 269 pages. Maryland. MD/011519. Very Good.
Richmond: Garrett and Massie, 1950. Hardcover. Very good blue boards with silver gilt seal and border on front board, titling on spine. Soiling along spine with some fading; front board spotted with light brown. 109 b/w plates of examples of Jefferson's architecture; index; 153 pp. Architecture. ARCH/1213. Very Good.
New York: The Vendome Press, 1979. Hardcover. With 245 black and white illustrations and 46 color plates. "The most beautiful [French houses] were chosen and photographed by the editors of Realites, adn among these most are here being reproduced in book form for the first time. To bring them to life, Claude Fregnac and Wayne Andrews have prepared a colorful and amusing text that is a capsule social history of Paris through the centuries, as well as a history of architecture and decoration" (jacket). Brown cloth boards with gilt title to spine and front board. Minor wear to edges of boards and bumping to corners. Clean and bright overall with small dampstain to top margin of some pages. In an illustrated dust jacket with white spine panel titled in black. Minor chipping and wear to edges of jacket. Evidence of dampstain to top of spine panel of jacket and small drip mark to bottom of spine panel. 280 pages. ARCH/102618. Very Good / Very Good.
Rotterdam: Nai Publishers, 2000. Hardcover. 4to. SCARCE. White cloth boards with yellow title to spine. Clean, bright interior filled with illustrations. White illustrated dust jacket with black title to spine. Small closed tear along top edge of jacket. 299 pages. ARCH/092507. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket.
Padova Italy: Biblos Edizioni, 1989. Hardcover. Text in Italian. Red cloth boards with gilt title to front cover. Clean and bright with many full page lush full color photographic illustrations. In an illustrated dust jacket with gilt title to spine and front panels. Short closed tear to bottom edge of spine panel of jacket, which has been repaired with tape. Minor wear to edges of jacket. Housed in a red cloth slipcase with gilt title to front and rear panels. This is a heavy book and may require an extra shipping fee. 305 pages. ARCH/102618. Near Fine / Very Good.
New York: John Wiley and Sons, 1900. Hardcover. Very Good brown cloth covered boards with gilt lettering on spine. Slight wear to spine ends. Light yellowing to pages and light damp stain to bottom edges of first 15 pages. Includes numerous fold-outs. Third Edition. Index, 234 pages plus ads. Architecture. ARCHI/4283. Very Good.