Ariel Books: Architecture
found: 19 books

 
BUMPUS, T FRANCIS
The Cathedrals and Churches of Rome and Southern Italy
London, T Werner Laurie. 1912, First Edition. Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Nor Dated [1912 BL] Blue bds with incised titles and decoration in bright gilt (wear to spine head o/w bright and clean) map ep, pp viii 296 colour frontis with clean guard, half tone photo plated. Copy is bright and crisp with slight edge toning, book plate of previous owner. OVERWEIGHT. Near Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: 15246
USD 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 44.75 | £UK 40.5 | JP¥ 5411]
Catalogue: Architecture

 
CASSON, HUGH
Hugh Casson's Oxford
London, United Kingdom, Phaidon. 1998, First Trade. (ISBN: 0714838101) Soft Cover, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Architect and watercolourist, Sir Hugh Casson, records in words and pictures his personal impressions of Oxford. A beautiful book pp 96 with colour and b/w illustrations of Casson's painting and sketches of the College buildings. In unread state. Fine/N/A.
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Book number: 7819
USD 18.00 [Appr.: EURO 16.25 | £UK 14.5 | JP¥ 1948]
Catalogue: Architecture
Keywords: Oxford University Education Higher Architect Watercolour Painting 0714838101

 
CLARKE, RIWHI
Riwhi's Journey : An Autobiography
New Zealand, R Clarke. 2004, First Edition. (ISBN: 0476006082) Soft Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. At a young age Riwhi Clarke a Ngapuhi boy from Kaikohe overcame osteomyelitis and amputation of a leg, his upbringing in traditional Maori ways to him succeeding in his passion, drafting. Drafting has seen Riwhi be involved in designing some of New Zealand’s biggest buildings. 140 pages with photo’s, sketch illus and architectural details of buildings he worked on. Includes lineage charts. Signed to title page. As New copy. #New Zealand Biography#. As New/N/A. Signed by Author.
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Book number: 14287
USD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 18 | £UK 16.25 | JP¥ 2165]
Catalogue: Architecture
Keywords: Architecture 0476006082

 
CONRADS, ULRICH; MARSCHALL, WERNER
Modern Architecture in Germany
London, United Kingdom, The Architecural Press. 1962, First Edition. Cloth with dust jacket, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Text is in English and German. Cutting edge architecture of the era shows housing, commercial, industrial, public and government spaces plus urban design from the best European architects. Condition is nice and clean as new, unpaginated with b/w photo illus and floor plans. Original DJ is fresh with a couple of small tears else unworn, and is price clipped, in plastic protection. Overweight. Fine/Near Fine.
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Book number: 10546
USD 85.00 [Appr.: EURO 76 | £UK 68.5 | JP¥ 9199]
Catalogue: Architecture
Keywords: Design Interiors Art Housing Buildings Deutsch

 
LE CORBUSIER
The Four Routes
London, Dennis Dobson. 1947, First Edition. Hard Cover with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Corbusiers ideas on town planning to allow for roads, rail, air and water movement, including architecture of Airports. CONDITION Blue bds with crisp silver title, 208 pages with many sketch illus. Foxed at ends and edges. DJ has wear to spine and tips. Very Good/Good.
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Book number: 15647
USD 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 35.75 | £UK 32.25 | JP¥ 4329]
Catalogue: Architecture

 
GALER, LOIS
Historic Buildings of Otago and Southland: A Register of Classified Buildings
GP Books. 1989, First Edition. (ISBN: 0477000215) Soft Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. New Zealand Historic Places Trust register. Shows maps, photos of buildings with historical information. PP vi 122. Unread and unworn. Near Fine.
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Book number: 15745
USD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 18 | £UK 16.25 | JP¥ 2165]
Catalogue: Architecture
Keywords: 0477000215

 
GRIFFITHS, G NESTA
Some Southern Homes of New South Wales
Sydney, Australia, Ure Smith. 1949, First Edition. Cloth, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. About the settlers from various well established families partly informed by society gossip, and partly by research conducted by Griffiths in Sydney's Mitchell Library. Covers districts ranging from Watson's Bay to Hunter's Hill including Pott's Point, Elizabeth Bay, Darling Point, Woolahra, Double Bay etc. Written in a chatty informative way with much detail on the architecture and architects involved, as well as family history and friendly relationships with in society that would be of much interest to genealogical research. CONDITION Map eps, tipped in colour frontis illus, 203 pages with numerous illus plate and photo's, copy is crisp and bright with tidy name inside front, associated pamphlets and neatly clipped DJ flaps inserted, very light toned at ends, cloth is very clean with only a tiny nick to front bd near lower spine edge. Near Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: 14632
USD 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 44.75 | £UK 40.5 | JP¥ 5411]
Catalogue: Architecture
Keywords: Australian History

 
HALL, ANDREW
Historic Buildings in Manukau City
Auckland, New Zealand, Manukau City Council. 1980, First Edition. Soft Cover, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. An illustrated survey of heritage buildings in the city. Thirty Seven buildings of wonderful sketch illustrations with a short history to opposing page and a location map at front. CONDITION Unpaginated [82 pp] Oblong 4to, bright and crisp apart from small damp stain at edge of bottom cnr which carries through. #New Zealand Art & Architecture#. Very Good/N/A.
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Book number: 14269
USD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 22.5 | £UK 20.25 | JP¥ 2706]
Catalogue: Architecture

 
HATJE, GERD; HOFFMANN, HUBERT; KASPAR, KARL
New German Architecture
London, United Kingdom, The Architecural Press. 1956, First Edition. Cloth with dust jacket, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Text is in English and German. Cutting edge architecture of the era shows housing, commercial, industrial, public and government spaces plus urban design from the best European architects. Condition is nice and clean with ownership stamp of architectural firm to half title, unpaginated with b/w photo illus and floor plans. Original DJ is rubbed to edges with a couple of small tears, and is price clipped, in plastic protection. Overweight. Near Fine/Very Good.
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Book number: 10547
USD 85.00 [Appr.: EURO 76 | £UK 68.5 | JP¥ 9199]
Catalogue: Architecture
Keywords: Design Interiors Art Housing Noamzcom Buildings Deutsch

 
HERMAN, MORTON
The Early Australian Architects and Their Work
Sydney, Australia, Angus & Robertson. 1954, First Edition. Hard Cover, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. This seminal publication gave a foundation to the study of Australian architectural history. As a student Herman spent time accurately measing and drawing Colonial buildings around Sydney which became the basis of his graduation thesis and resulted in this work. CONDITION Pp xvi 248 with numerous illus plates in colour and figural illus through text, copy is crisp and bright with tidy name inside front, associated pamphlets and neatly clipped DJ flaps inserted, very light toned at ends and slight bloom to plates due to paper type, cloth is very clean. OVERWEIGHT. Near Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: 14633
USD 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 44.75 | £UK 40.5 | JP¥ 5411]
Catalogue: Architecture
Keywords: Australain Architecture

 
IVES, HEATHER
The Art Deco Architecture of Napier
New Zealand, Ministry of Works. 1982, First Edition. Soft Cover, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Ill.: White, James. This was the first attempt to assess the value of Napier’s Art Deco heritage. As a result of this book the New Zealand Historic Places Trust decided to register the Napier City Centre Historic Area in 1983. Includes nice half tone photography by James White. CONDITION Red Folio size, 80 pages, printed on quality high gloss paper, nice clean copy with damage to paper spine at top. Very Good/N/A.
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Book number: 14682
USD 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 31.25 | £UK 28.25 | JP¥ 3788]
Catalogue: Architecture
Keywords: White, James

 
KREMERSKOTHEN, JOSEF (ED)
Moderne Klassieken : Meubels die geschiedenis Maken
Holland, Kluwer. 1986, First Dutch. Hard Cover, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Text in Dutch. Modern furniture design and designers from 1900 to 1980. Black Laminated bds pp 221 with bw photo illus throughout, tight clean copy with sl foxed eps. Overweight. Near Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: 11501
USD 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 31.25 | £UK 28.25 | JP¥ 3788]
Catalogue: Architecture
Keywords: Funiture Design

 
LEES-MILNE, JAMES
The Age of Adam
London, United Kingdom, B T Batsford. 1947, First Edition. Cloth, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Biography of Robert Adam Architect. Burgundy bds with bright Gilt title (unworn with sharp cnrs, spine faded) pp vii 184 with 160 illus plates, 3 in full colour. Copy it tight and pristine as the day it was printed with only small name to front pastedown. Near Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: 10412
USD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 22.5 | £UK 20.25 | JP¥ 2706]
Catalogue: Architecture
Keywords: Robert Adam Architect Artist Biography

 
MORAND, FRANCOIS C
Small Homes in the New Tradition
New York, U.S.A. Sterling Publishing Co. Inc. 1959, First English. Cloth with dust jacket, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Originally published 1957 in French. Details work of American Architects. Houses by Alden B Dow, Kenneth Kassler, John Lautner, William Oglesby, Peter Blake, Anshen & Allen, Twitchell & Rudolph, Carl Koch, Paul Rudolph, Robert Overstreet, Blaine Drake, Werster Burnardi & Emmons, John Yeon, Eduardo Catalano, Mario Corbett, Ulrich Franzen, Harwell Hamilton Harris, John Lyon Reid & Assoc. Manuel Rosen Morrison, Fernando Barbara Zetina, Rene Rangel, Enrique Olascoaga Pliengo, Carlos Reyes Navarro, John Bird, Andre Gilbert, and Durnford Bolton Chadwick & Ellwood. CONDITION Grey cloth with Burgundy titles (cnrs bumped, sl worn to spine heel, mild brown spotting to bottom edge and spine though mostly very bright) pp 143 with b/w photo illus, plus floor plans (mild toning to eps). Original DJ is in protective cover, nice and bright with 2 tears and mild wear to spine ends, price clipped. Overweight. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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Book number: 12691
USD 115.00 [Appr.: EURO 102.75 | £UK 92.75 | JP¥ 12446]
Catalogue: Architecture

 
PEROUSE DE MONCLOS, JEAN-MARIE
Etienne-Louis Boullee 1728-1799 : Theoretician of Revolutionary Architecture
London, Thames & Hudson. 1974, First Edition. (ISBN: 0500340595) Hard Cover with dust jacket, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Étienne-Louis Boullée was a visionary French neoclassical architect whose work greatly influenced contemporary architects. He developed a distinctive abstract geometric style inspired by Classical forms. His work was characterised by the removal of all unnecessary ornamentation, inflating geometric forms to a huge scale and repeating elements such as columns in huge ranges. CONDITION Red cloth bds with crisp gilt titles and decoration (unworn) 128 pages with plate section containing 120 illus. Clean copy. DJ unworn. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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Book number: 15452
USD 75.00 [Appr.: EURO 67 | £UK 60.5 | JP¥ 8117]
Catalogue: Architecture
Keywords: 0500340595

 
PLISHKE, E A
Design and Living
Wellington, New Zealand, Dept of Internal Affairs. 1947, First Edition. Soft Cover, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Noted for being the first book written on the New Zealand style of architecture. Written at the request of Prime Minister Peter Fraser to provide returning servicemen with ideas about healthy housing consistent with the modernist ideal of providing quality, affordable housing for all. Ernst Plischke’s modernist designs made an important contribution to post-war New Zealand architecture. CONDITION Self revered card wraps have very little wear with some surface scuffing to front cover and a crease to rear, spine intact though small chip to heel, pp 92 with line illus, usual page browning, clean copy with less than usual wear for this title and the war economy production. #New Zealand Art & Architecture#. Very Good/N/A.
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Book number: 14282
USD 165.00 [Appr.: EURO 147.25 | £UK 133 | JP¥ 17858]
Catalogue: Architecture
Keywords: New Zealand Arts Architecture

 
POPKO, EDWARD
Geodesics
U S A, University of Detroit. 1968, First Edition. Soft Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Author is an architect and archtectural photographer. Discussion of Polyhedra and its related constituents written as course documentation for the school of architecture. There are some unusual designs contained within. CONDITION Spiral bound illustrated card wrappers. 9 pages in text with 106 illustrations, drawings and photographs captioned. Covers handled with crease to rear, damge top crn of title page and bottom cnr of last page of bibliography at rear. Mostly good. Good.
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Book number: 15537
USD 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 31.25 | £UK 28.25 | JP¥ 3788]
Catalogue: Architecture

 
STEPHANIE BONNY; MARILYN REYNOLDS
Living With 50 Architects: A New Zealand Perspective
New Zealand, Cassell. 1980, First Edition. (ISBN: 0908572204) Hard Cover with dust jacket, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Architects own homes including Ian Athfield, D G Moller, Ron Sang and Sir Miles Warren. CONDITION Brown bds with White title (sl shelf wear else fresh) pp 158 with colour and b/w photo illus, design sketches and floor plans. DJ a little faded to spine, light handling signs. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: 14896
USD 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 31.25 | £UK 28.25 | JP¥ 3788]
Catalogue: Architecture
Keywords: 0908572204

 
PETER RICE
An Engineer Imagines
London, Artemis. 1994, First Edition. (ISBN: 1899858113) Soft Cover, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Rice was widely acclaimed as the greatest structural engineer of his generation. Some of the notable buildings on whose design he worked are the Centre Pompidou, the Sydney Opera House, Lloyd's of London, the Louvre Pyramid, the Mound Stand at Lord's Cricket Ground, Kansai International Airport and Stansted Airport. CONDITION Unworn, card wraps with french flaps to cover, 192 pages lavishly illus, colour artistic photo sections front and rear unpaginated and printed on art paper. OVERWEIGHT. As New.
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Book number: 15383
USD 120.00 [Appr.: EURO 107.25 | £UK 96.75 | JP¥ 12987]
Catalogue: Architecture
Keywords: Engineering 1899858113

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