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1 Alexis de Chateauneuf 1799 - 1853: Architekt in Hamburg, London und Oslo Klemm, David; Frank, Hartmut (Hrsg.)
Hamburg, Germany Dölling und Galitz Verlag 2000 3933374758 / 9783933374752 Hard Copy Very Good+ No Jacket 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Dölling und Galitz Verlag, Hamburg, 2000. Book is in Very Good+ condition: several nicks on head of boards; very slight bump on head of spine; binding is tight and square, and pages are clean and bright. No dust jacket. This is a heavy book and will entail a higher mailing cost. 
Price: 48.00 USD
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2 Escape to the American Desert Lansing, David
New York Fodor's Travel Publications 2002 0-679-00799-7 / 9780679007999 Stated 1st Edition/1st Printing Hard Copy Very Good+ No Jacket 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall Karnow, Catherine, Photographer 
Fodor's Travel Publications, New York, 2002. 95 pages. Has text and photographs on the following: White Sands National Monument - Alamogordo, New Mexico; Hubbell Trading Post - Navajo Nation, AZ; On Horseback Through Monument Valley - Arizona and Utah; Sedona, AZ; Finding Frank Lloyd Wright in the Arizona Desert; Whiteriver, White Mountain Apache Reservation - AZ; The Living Desert - Palm Desert, California; Starry Nights in Palm Springs, CA; Anza-Borrego Desert State Park - Borrego Springs, CA; Canyon De Chelly - Chinle, AZ; Saguaro National Park - Tucson, AZ; Slickrock Mountain-Bike Trail - Moab, Utah; An Opera House and a Castle Near Death Valley, CA; Death Valley National Park, CA; Bodie State Historic Park, Near Bridgeport, CA; Hatch Chile Festival - Hatch, New Mexico. Book is in Very Good+ condition. No dust jacket. 
Price: 5.50 USD
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3 Great River; Art & Society of the Connecticut Valley, 1635-1820 Wadsworth Atheneum
Hartford, CT Wadsworth Atheneum 1985 0918333032 / 9780918333032 Soft Cover Near Very Good Ex-Library 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, 1985. 524 pages. Soft cover. Book is in Near Very Good condition: ex-library (library markings are a small sticker with library number on bottom of spine; library name stamp on title page, on bottom edge, on inside front cover, and on front free end page -- along with "discarded" in pencil; and card pocket on rear free end page. Except for these library defects, this book would be described as in "very good+" condition, with a small pen notation on the bottom of the Contents page, light rubbing on edges; and smudges on foot; binding is tight and square, and pages are otherwise clean and bright. This is a scarce catalog of this major exhibition by the same name. Includes the following interpretive essays: The Landscape and Environment of the Connecticut River Valley by Thomas R. Lewis; From Wilderness to Arcadian Vale: Material Life in the Connecticut River Valley, 1635-1760 by Kevin M. Sweeney; Artifacts of Regional Consciousness in the Connecticut River Valley 1700-1780 by Robert Blair St. George; Regional Culture in a Revolutionary Era: The Connecticut Valley 1760-1820 by Richard D. Brown. This was a major exhibit of 370 objects; 354 are shown in this catalog (of which 13 are color plates and the rest are b/w), with a description of each item. The exhibit and book are organized in the following categories: Architecture (pages 63-134); Paintings and Other Pictorial Arts (pages 135-184), Furniture (pages 185-272), Metalwares (pages 273-340), Clocks and Instruments (pages 341-370); Textiles, Clothing and Needlework (pages 371-414), Ceramics and Glass (pages 415-444), Books and Prints (pages 445-484), Gravestones (pages 485-523) 
Price: 60.00 USD
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4 Hartford Sketchbook Welling, Richard
Hartford, CT Peregrine Gallery 1977 Second Edition Soft Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Contains 16 full-page sketches of buildings in Hartford by Richard Welling, with a description of the structure in each sketch. 2nd edition. Oblong shape measuring 9" high by 12" wide. Book is in Very Good condition: fading and light staining on cover, gift inscription to prior owner on front inside cover. Gift wrap and gift card available. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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5 LA BASILICA DI SAN PIETRO - IL RESTAURO DELL'ATRIO E DELLA PORTA SANTA; THE BASILICA OF SAINT PETER - THE RESTORATION OF THE ATRIUM AND THE HOLY DOOR Sperandio, Antonio; Zander, Pietro
Rome, Italy Fratelli Palombi Editori 1999 Hard Copy Fine Near Fine Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
Fratelli Palombi Editori, Rome, 1999. Book is in Fine condition. Dust jacket is in Near Fine condition: very slight rubbing on top edge of spine; no chips or tears; this is a crisp jacket. The text is in both English and Italian. From the preface: "...this book presents the restoration works undertaken in the atrium of the Vatican basilica....Photographic documentation, carried out before, during and after the restorations, in the immediacy of the image, the outcome of the works undertaken." Numerous photographs. 
Price: 130.00 USD
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6 Manual, Catalogue and History of the Lafayette St. Presbyterian Church of Buffalo, N.Y. Knight, W. M.
Buffalo, N.Y., U.S.A. The Courier Company, Printers 1876 Apparent 1st Edition Hard Copy Very Good+ No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
288 pages. The Courier Company, Buffalo, N.Y. 1876. Apparent 1st edition. Book is in Very Good+ condition - fading and some wear on edges, corners, and boards. Binding is tight and pages are all clean. Gift wrap and gift card available. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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7 Michele De Lucchi Buck, Alex; Vogt, Matthias, Editors
Ernst & Sohn 1993 Hard Copy Fine Very Good+ 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Ernst & Sohn, 1993. Book is in Fine condition. Dust jacket is in Very Good+ condition: light rubbing on edges; no tears or chips. Includes articles by Volker Fischer; Klaus Stefan Leuschel; Ettore Sottsass; Penny Sparke; Deyan Sudjic; and Isa Tutino Vercelloni. 
Price: 32.00 USD
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8 Pagan Princess; A Story of the Greatest Career Women of Ancient Times - The Vestal Virgins of Rome Montgomery, Virginia L. - SIGNED BY AUTHOR
New York, New York, U.S.A. Vantage Press 1953 Hard Copy Very Good+ Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Signed by Author
233 pages. Signed by author on front end page in 1953. From the dust jacket: "Rome in the middle of the first Christian century is the colorful background against which this stirring tale of earthly love and divine aspirations is spun out to a dramatic conclusion. The period was a crucial one in the history of the Roman Empire and the author has made effective use of it; the architecture of the world capital is brought vividly before the eyes, the teeming life in the streets becomes palpable, and the chief characters are given a three-dimensional reality." Book is in Very Good+ condition: light discoloration on boards. Dust jacket is in Good condition: tears, chips and creases along the edge. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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9 Progressive Architecture January 1969 Rowan, Jan C
Reinhold 1969 Soft Cover Very Good+ 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
This journal is in Very Good+ condition: Light edge wear; binding is tight, and pages are clean and bright. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10 Skopas in Samothrace (The Katharine Asher Engel Lectures) Lehmann, Phyllis William
Northampton, MA, U.S.A. Smith College 1973 Soft Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
85 pages, consisting of 15 pages of text, about 19 pages of notes, & 52 illustrations. Book is in Very Good condition. From the text: "The Island of Samothrace, situated in the northernmost part of the windswept Aegean...was celebrated in antiquity for its mystery cult. To it came men and women, slaves and free men, to be initiated into noctural rites in honor of the Megaloi Theoi, the Great Gods of Samothrace - rites by means of which they believed that they would be protected, especially at sea, that they would become more pious, and which seem to have held out to them the hope of immortality. The fame of the Sanctuary and its cult, the specific rites and content of which might not be revealed to the uninitiate, caused it to be one of the first major classical sites to be excavated in modern times, along with such legendary places as Olympia, Troy, and Mycenae." 
Price: 10.00 USD
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11 The Architecture of Baltimore: A Pictorial History Howland, Richard H.; Spencer, Eleanor P.
The John Hopkins Press 1953 Hard Copy Very Good+ Good 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Inscribed By Author
The John Hopkins Press, 1953. Presentation copy inscribed by author on front flyleaf as follows: "For David and Helen Robinson, with warm greetings from one of the authors, and a deep sense of appreciation for their kindnesses when he first came to Baltimore, as well as helping him to learn about it and love it. [signed] Dick Howland March 1953". Book is in Very Good+ condition: spine lightly cocked; lightly faded on spine; binding is tight, and pages are clean. Dust jacket is in Good condition: chips, tears and creasing on edges and folds; now in mylar-type protective cover. From the dust jacket: Beginning with a consideration of Baltimore's early Georgian tradition, the authors continue with a thorough examination of the Classical revival of the early nineteenth century. Through illustraiton and story they trace the great expansion of the ciyt during this period -- and expansion which brought about an equally great production of architectural masterpieces by such famous designers as Maxzimilien Godefroy, Benjamin Latrobe, and Robert Mills. This is followed by a careful appraisal of the later ninteenth-century architecture with its melange of styles ranging from the Gothic Revival to the newer eclecticism of Richard upjohn and Stanford White. New full-page photographs, taken especially for this volume, illustrate superbly such architectural landmarks as Homewood House, built by Charles Carroll, Jr., Latrobe's Roman Catholic Cathedral, and the Ross Winans House designed by Stanford White. Here is an exciting historic record of the building of a city -- a book which all lovers of Americana will treasure." 
Price: 68.00 USD
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12 The Beauty of London: Seventeen of London's Famous Landmarks and Buildings Sketched By Edward Marks Marks, Edward
London, U. K. Ernest J. Day & Company Hard Copy Very Good+ No Jacket as Issued Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
Ernest J. Day & Co., London, no date. Book is in Very Good+ condition: corners bumped, boards somewhat dirty, and yellowing of tissue pages that separate the engraved plates; the plates are bright and clean. A stamped star appears in the upper right corner of the front end page, which may be a bookseller's mark. 
Price: 15.50 USD
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13 The Dock Street Theatre: A Guide and a Brief Resume of the Theatre in Charleston, S. C. From 1730 Robinson, Emmett
Charleston, South Carolina, USA Footlight Players, Inc. 1975 Soft Cover Very Good+ 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall 
16 pages. Describes the history of the Dock Street Theatre in Charleston, South Carolina. Numerous illustrations, including photographs, maps, and drawings. Book is in Very Good+ condition. 
Price: 4.50 USD
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14 The Villas of Palladio Trager, Phillip; Scully, Vincent
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A. New York Graphic Society 1986 0821216392 / 9780821216392 Stated 1st Edition Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Inscribed By Artist
New York Graphic Society, Boston, 1986. Stated 1st Edition. Inscribed by artist Philip Trager on title page as follows: "To Marcia, With warm regards [signed] Phil November 1986". Book is in Very Good condition: top edge a little dirty; pages a little wavy; binding is tight and square, and pages are clean and bright. Dust jacket is in Very Good condition: a little dirty; one chip on bottom edge of front flap fold; not price-clipped. From the dust jacket: "Photographer Philip Trager has managed to lift the Paladian villas out of the developed environment that now surrounds them, portraying these magnificent structures as they originally appeared in the virgin countryside of Renaissance Italy. At the same time, Trager's photographs emphasize the elegance of the villas' geometric forms so lovingly emulated by the postmodernists. The duality of vision prompts architect Michael Graves, in his introduction to this volume, to celebrate these splendid back-and-white images as a rewarding contribution to the existing commentary on Palladio. Written by distinguished architectural historian Vincent Scully, the text...places the architect and his works in context of their times. Scully also offers brief, lively introducitons to each of the villas." 
Price: 65.00 USD
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15 Vorromanische Kunst und ihre Wurzeln Busch, Harald; Lohse, Bernd
Frankfurt am Main Umschau Verlag 1967 Second Printing Hard Copy Very Good+ Very Good+ 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Umschau Verlag, Frankfurt am Main, 1967. 2nd printing of the 1965 publication. Book is in Very Good+ condition: spine slightly cocked; pages slightly wavy; binding is tight and pages are clean. Dust jacket is in Very Good+ condition: light edge wear and rubbing; faded on rear; no tears or chips. 43 numbered pages of text followed by 216 numbered pages of b/w illustrations, most of which are full-page. Black cloth with gilt print and stamping. Monumente des Abendlandes. Eine Buchreihe. Herausgegeben von Harald Busch und Berd Lohse. Einleitung von Louis Gordecki. Bilderläuterungen Eva-Maria Wagner. 
Price: 14.50 USD
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