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Image for 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

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

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 2812


Paris; Amsterdam: Claude Jombert; Compagnie des Libraires. Very Good. 1734. Hardcover. 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 atte... 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]

Seller ID: 2369


Venice: Appresso Domenico de' Franceschi. Very Good. 1768; [1570]. Hardcover. 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

Image for Practice of Architecture.  Containing the Five Orders of Architecture, and  An Additional Column and Entablature, With All Their Elements and Details  Explained and Illustrated, for the Use of Carpenters and Practical Men.   With Sixty Plates.

Practice of Architecture. Containing the Five Orders of Architecture, and An Additional Column and Entablature, With All Their Elements and Details Explained and Illustrated, for the Use of Carpenters and Practical Men. With Sixty Plates.

By: Benjamin, Asher

Price: $155.00

Publisher: Boston, By the Author; and by Carter, Hendee, & Co.: 1835

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 874


Boston: By the Author; and by Carter, Hendee, & Co.. Very Good. 1835. Second Edition. Detached Full Calf. Sixty full page sur blanc plates. Boards detached and heavily worn; intermittent heavy foxing & moisture-staining (though no mildew).; quarto . View more info

Image for Las Raíces de Palma: los mil primeros años de la construcción de una  ciudad, de la colonia romana a la medina musulmana.

Las Raíces de Palma: los mil primeros años de la construcción de una ciudad, de la colonia romana a la medina musulmana.

By: Carlos Garcia-Delgado Segues

Price: $150.00

Publisher: José Olañeta: 2000

Seller ID: 3293


José Olañeta. Near Fine. 2000. Black cloth with gilt particulars and image to front cover. Gilt title to spine. Housed in matching black cloth clamshell case with particulars printed to pictorial label to spine. Pictorial endpapers. A very clean copy without previous owners' names or other markings. ; L'illa de la Calma; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 284, [ii] pages . View more info

Frontinus and the Water Supply of the City of Rome of Sextus Julius Frontinus, Water Commisioner of the City of Rome A.D. 97

By: Clemens Herschel

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York, London, Bombay and Calcutta, Longmans, Green, and Co.: 1913

Edition: Second Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 3146


New York, London, Bombay and Calcutta: Longmans, Green, and Co.. Good. 1913. Second Edition. Full blue cloth with gilt particulars and pictorial to cover. Binding detached. Faded gilt particulars to spine, which suffers losses. Moisture mark to fore edge not affecting text. Author's signature to front fly. An otherwise clean copy without previous owners' names or other markings. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; l, 296 pages; Signed by Author . 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: $853.00

Publisher: Paris, Bance Aine: 1828

Edition: Nouvelle

Seller ID: 3276


Paris: Bance Aine. Good. 1828. Nouvelle. Quarter calf. 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. Lacks spine casing; boards detached.; Folio 10x16 in (265x410mm); [xvii],152 pages; Additional images and further information provided upon request. . View more info

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The Architectural Annual. Issue for 1901.

By: Edited by Albert Kelsey

Price: $165.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, The Architectural Annual: 1901

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3225


Philadelphia: The Architectural Annual. Very Good. 1901. First Edition. #305 of 1000 copies. Full red cloth with black decorative stamping and gilt title and date to front cover. Gilt title and date to spine. Gutters cracked. Red endpapers. Light finger soiling. Otherwise, a very nice copy without previous owners' names or other markings. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 303 pages . First Edition. 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

Seller ID: 2655


Augusta, Maine: The Kennebec Journal. Very Good. 1908. Hardcover. 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

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

Seller ID: 1823


Brussels: C. Muquardt. Very Good. 1857. First. Hardcover. [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 . First Edition. View more info

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

By: Filippo Gerardi

Price: $450.00

Publisher: Rome, Agostino Valentini: 1832-34

Seller ID: 2830


Rome: Agostino Valentini. Very Good. 1832-34. Hardcover. 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 I... View more info

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Florida Architecture and Allied Arts

By: Florida Architecture and Allied Arts

Price: $600.00

Publisher: Miami, The Miami Visitor Publishing Co., Inc.: N.D.

Seller ID: 3242


Miami: The Miami Visitor Publishing Co., Inc.. Very Good. N.D.. Wraps. Scarce. Black paper wraps. Photograph and title printed in silver to front cover. Front fly made of silver paper. Organized by architect featuring photographs, renderings and floorplans of commercial and residential projects located in South Florida including Miami, Miami Beach, Coral Gables, Ft. Lauderdale and Palm Beach; Hobe Sound and Winter Park circa mid/late 30's. Last third of book consist... 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

Seller ID: 2729


New York: Benjamin Blom, Inc.. Very Good. 1968. Reprint. Hardcover. 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... View more info

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Florida Architecture of Addison Mizner

By: Introduction by Ida M. Tarbell

Price: $1,110.00

Publisher: New York, William Helburn, Inc.: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3415


New York: William Helburn, Inc.. Very Good. 1928. First Edition. Hardcover. Marbled paper over orange buckram. Title printed to label to spine. Wear to head and tail of spine as well as corners and edges. Top edge gilt, fore edge deckled. Marbled endpapers with bookplate of previous owner to front pastedown. 185 plates, including portrait frontispiece of Mizner. Interior is bright and clean with very minor, infrequent foxing. A nice clean copy without further markin... View more info

The Ceremonial Entry of Ernst, Archduke of Austria, into Antwerp, June 14, 1594. / Text by Johannes Bochius, Engravings by Pieter van der Borcht, after designs by Marten de Vos. Originally published Antwerp, Ex Officina Plantiniana. 1595.

By: Johannes Bochius

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Benjamin Blom, Inc.: 1970

Seller ID: 2727


New York: Benjamin Blom, Inc.. Very Good. 1970. Hardcover. Blue cloth boards with gilt decor to front board and gilt title to spine. 175 pages to which is added a supplement of plates from The Royal Entry of Albrecht and Isabella into Antwerp,1599. First Published Antwerp, ExOfficina Plantiniana, 1602; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 175 pages . View more info

Image for 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.

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: John Evelyn

Price: $650.00

Publisher: London, J. Walthoe, D. Midwinter, A. Ward; W Mears, F. Clay, B Motte, and D. Browne: 1733

Seller ID: 1713


London: J. Walthoe, D. Midwinter, A. Ward; W Mears, F. Clay, B Motte, and D. Browne. Very Good. 1733. Hardcover. [John Evelyn, translator and editor]. Roland Fréart, sieur de Chambray. 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. The Three Greek Orders, Doric, Ionic, and Corinthian, comprise the First Part of this Treatise. And the two Latin, Tuscan... 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

Seller ID: 2728


New York: Benjamin Blom, Inc.. Very Good. 1968. Reprint. Hardcover. 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

Della architettura di Leon Battista Alberti libri X, della pittura libri III e della statua libro 1 / The architecture of Leon Battista Alberti in ten books, of painting in three books and of statuary in one book, TOGETHER WITH Some Designs for Buildings both Publick and Private by James Leoni Architect.

By: Leon Battista Alberti (1404 -1472)

Price: $7,700.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Edlin: 1726

Seller ID: 1735


London: Thomas Edlin. Very Good. 1726. Cloth covered boards. Rebound in 20th century cloth without endpapers and pastedowns. ; Folio 13" - 23" tall . View more info

Image for A Tradicao de Portugal. Portuguese Manor Houses.

A Tradicao de Portugal. Portuguese Manor Houses.

By: Luis Forjaz Trigueiros (Literary Director); Elisabeth Plaister & Christina Hippisley (English translation)

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Edicoes Inapa: N.D.

Seller ID: 3315


Edicoes Inapa. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. N.D.. Pictorial boards with matching dust jacket. Title to front cover and spine. An almost as-new copy of this hard to find book without previous owner' names or other markings. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 157, [ii] pages . Dust jacket present. View more info

Image for Marcel Breuer: Sun and Shadow The Philosophy of an Architect

Marcel Breuer: Sun and Shadow The Philosophy of an Architect

By: Marcel Breuer

Price: $600.00

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

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 2264


New York: Dodd, Mead & Company. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1955. Hardcover. 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 . Dust jacket present. View more info

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

Seller ID: 955


Paris: Normand Aine et al.. Very Good. 1857. 1/4 Morocco Marbled Boards. 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