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A Parallel of the Ancient Architecture with the Modern, in a Collection of Ten Principal Authors who have Written upon the Five Orders...Compared with one another.

By: Roland Fréart. John Evelyn, Translator & Editor

Price: $1,200.00

Publisher: 1733


The Three Greek Orders, Doric, Ionic, and Corinthian, comprise the First Part of this Treatise; the two Latin, Tuscan and Composita, the Latter...To which is added, An Account of Architects and Architecture, in an Historical and Etymological Explanation of certain Terms particularly affected by Architects. Together with Leon Baptista Alberti's Treatise of Statues...The Fourth Edition, with the Addition of The Elements of Architecture: Collected by Sir Henry Wotton, Knt. ... View more info

Anvers, Liege, Namur et Le Hainaut: Monuments d'Architecture et de Sculpture, dessinés d'après nature et lithographiés en plusieurs teintes par F. Stroobant, accompagnés de notices historiques et archéologiques par F. Stappaerts

By: F. Stappaerts

Price: $750.00

Publisher: Brussels, C. Muquardt, 1857

Edition: First


[40] pages, 30 leaves of plates ; 42 cm. Folio, half leather to marbled paper boards. Loss at spine with rubbing to tips, periphal foxing throughout. Volume II of II. ; Chromo-lithograph; Folio View more info

Bennett Homes, Better-Built, Ready-Cut Catalog No. 21. With Prices.

By: Roy H. Bennett

Price: $120.00

Publisher: North Tonawanda, NY, Ray H. Bennett Lumber Co., 1922


A nice clean copy without owner's names or other markings. Includes original order form, self-addressed envelope and the scarce price schedule in three pages. In publisher's slipcase. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall View more info

Forest Hill Park [Cleveland Heights Ohio] A Report on the Proposed Landscape Development

By: Taylor, A.D.

Price: $425.00

Publisher: Cleveland, OH, 1938


One of but 500 copies.; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Additional images and further information provided upon request. View more info

I Quattro Libri dell'Architettura di Andrea Palladio. Ne' quali, dopo un breue trattato de'cinque ordini, & di quelli auertimenti, che sono piu necessary nell fabricare Sitratta Delle Case Private delle Vie, de i Ponti, delle Piazze, de i Xisti, et de Tempy. Con Privilegi

By: Andrea Palladio

Price: $2,600.00

Publisher: Venice, Appresso Domenico de' Franceschi, 1768; [1570]


14.5 x 10.5 inches. Well used copy; light moisture lines & stains especially toward rear. Original eighteenth century paper-covered boards in modern heavily worn chemise. Book II lacks R & R1 (pp 65-68). This an 1768 exact copy of the 1570 edition with the exception that the plated are engraved rather than lithographed. ; Folio 13" - 23" tall View more info

La Patriarcale Basilica Lateranense (Vol. 1 & 2) A. Kingsley Porter copy

By: Filippo Gerardi

Price: $450.00

Publisher: Rome, Agostino Valentini, 1832-34


Half vellum over marbled boards. Particulars in gilt on red morocco labels to spine. Stains to title page. Posthumous bequeathal bookplate from A. Kingsley Porter to Harvard College to front pastedown. A noted art historian and medievalist at Harvard, Porter was the subject of scandal regarding his sexuality which is speculated by some to be the reason behind his inexplicable disappearance from his castle in Ireland in 1933. Additional postage for overseas shipping. ; V... View more info

Le Parfait Ingenieur Francois ou la Fortification Offensive et Defensive Contenant la Construction, l'Attaque & la Defense des Places Regulieres & Irregulieres, selon les Methodes des plus Habiles Auteurs de l'Europe, qui ont ecrit sur cette Science

By: Abbe Deidier

Price: $400.00

Publisher: Paris; Amsterdam, Claude Jombert; Compagnie des Libraires, 1734


From the Haupt-Conservatorium der Armee with their rules affixed to front pastedown and stamps to title. Worn brown calf. Particulars in gilt to spine. Losses to spine leather. Front hinge beginning but attached. Red edges. Marbled endpapers. Former copy of Bavarian general Comte Charles Théodore Frédéric de Pappenheim, who served during the campaigns of 1812 and 1814, and attended the Congress of Vienna, with his name autographed to title. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall... View more info

Image for Les fontaines de Paris anciennes et nouvelles, les plans indiquant leurs positions dans les differens quartiers, et les conduites pour la distribution de leurs eaux.... Fontaines publiques de la ville de Paris, élevées par la munificence des rois de France, depuis Philippe-Auguste jusqu'a nos jours.

Les fontaines de Paris anciennes et nouvelles, les plans indiquant leurs positions dans les differens quartiers, et les conduites pour la distribution de leurs eaux.... Fontaines publiques de la ville de Paris, élevées par la munificence des rois de France, depuis Philippe-Auguste jusqu'a nos jours.

By: Duval, Pierre Amaury

Price: $1,753.00

Publisher: Paris, Bance Aine, 1828

Edition: Nouvelle


Lacks spine casing; boards detached.; 66 engraved plates (some double) with 152 pp of text interleaved. An additional four engraved plates & two maps in the Preface. Elaborately engraved Frontispiece by Normand. In all 73 engraved plates and maps. Occasional foxing. ; Folio 10x16 in (265x410mm); [xvii],152 pages; Additional images and further information provided upon request. View more info

Marcel Breuer: Sun and Shadow The Philosophy of an Architect

By: Marcel Breuer

Price: $600.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & Company, 1955


Editing and notes by Peter Blake; Book design and cover by Alexey Brodovitch. Inscribed by Breuer to Vernon C. Myers, editor of Look magazine.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 205 pages View more info

Old Colonial Houses in Maine Built Prior to 1776

By: Emma Huntington Mason

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Augusta, Maine, The Kennebec Journal, 1908


Cloth boards bound in colonial buff and blue with gilt title to front cover and spine. Top edge gilt, fore and bottom edges deckled. Frontispiece and 23 full page half tones from photographs. Includes promotional flyer. A nice, clean copy without previous owners' names or any other markings.; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; [xi], 106 pages View more info

Parallele De Plans Des Plus Belles Salles De Spectacles D'Italie Et De France, Avec Details De Machines Theatrales

By: Gabriel Pierre Martin Dumont

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Benjamin Blom, Inc., 1968

Edition: Reprint


Green cloth boards with red title to front board and spine. Contains the entire set of plates from 1774 Paris edition (reproduced from a copy in the possession of the Royal Institute of British Architects) and, in an appendix, 16 plates and a portrait of the author from an edition of his collected works, Recueil de plusieurs parties de l'architecture, published in Paris, ca. 1770 (reproduced from a copy in the Avery Architectural Library, Columbia University).; Folio 13... View more info

Parallele des Principaux Théâtres Modernes de l'Europe et des Machines Théâtrales Françaises, Allemandes et Anglaises Dessins par Clément Contant. Texte par Joseph de Filippi

By: Joseph de Filippi

Price: $200.00

Publisher: New York, Benjamin Blom, Inc., 1968

Edition: Reprint


Blue cloth boards with gilt title to front board and spine. 163 pages plus 134 plates (incl. plans). Reprint of the 1860 edition. ; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 163 p., 134 plates (incl. plans) pages View more info

Image for Paris Moderne, choix de décorations intérieures et extérieures des édifices publics et particuliers de la capitale.

Paris Moderne, choix de décorations intérieures et extérieures des édifices publics et particuliers de la capitale.

By: Normand, L. (Aine).

Price: $750.00

Publisher: Paris, Normand Aine et al., 1857


Part IV, Volume I of PARIS MODERNE;quarter morocco marbled pastedowns and endpapers; 80 folio plates. Two chips to the body of spine; otherwise very good. A sound & supple copy ; Folio; Please note this will require additional postage for international orders. View more info