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(EISENMAN, PETER; DERRIDA, JACQUES; ET AL)
Re: Working Eisenman
(London): Academy Editions/Ernst and Sohn, (1993). (1993). (London): Academy Editions/Ernst and Sohn, (1993). (1993). Fine. - Quarto [12-1/4 inches high by 10" wide], cloth in a dust wrapper. There is a tiny white mark to the rear cover & the rear panel of the dust jacket is rubbed. 208 pages. Profuse illustrations in color and black & white, including architectural models & plans. Fine in a very good dust wrapper.

First edition.

Described by the publisher as the first comprehensive presentation of writings by and about architect/philosopher Peter Eisenman, this book includes two interviews with Eisenman and contributions from philosophers Jacques Derrida, Andrew Benjamin, Jeff Kipnis and others, and from architectural historians Michael Hayes and Anthony Vidler, as well as illustrated presentations of six of his major projects. Fine .

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Book number: 19359
USD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 18.75 | £UK 15.75 | JP¥ 2239]
Catalogue: Architecture
Keywords: ARCHITECTURE; ARCHITECT; ARCHITECTURAL PHILOSOPHER; PETER EISENMAN; RE:WORKING EISENMAN; ARCHITECTURAL PLANS; ARCHITECTURAL MODELS; PROJECTS; BUILDINGS; PHILOSOPHERS; JACQUES DERRIDA; ANDREW BENJAMIN; JEFF KIPNIS; MICHAEL HAYES; ANTHONY VIDLER; FIRST EDIT

 
ALLEN, GERALD; AND OLIVER, RICHARD
Architectural Drawing: The Art and the Process
New York: Whitney Library of Design, (1981). (1981). New York: Whitney Library of Design, (1981). (1981). Fine. - Quarto [approximately 11-1/4 inches high by 9-1/4 inches wide], light tan cloth in a dust wrapper. The binding is very slightly bumped. The head & tail of the dust jacket spine are slightly chipped & there is a tear to the bottom edge of the front panel. 199 & [1] pages. Profusely illustrated with architectural drawings & plans in black & white and color. Near fine in a very good dust wrapper.

First edition.

The authors "contrast the traditional role of drawings as a documentation of the process of design or the representation of an object as yet unbuilt with the new role of drawing as a visual search for ideas and a statement of the potential role that architecture might play." [From the dust wrapper copy]. The book is illustrated with drawings by numerous architects, among them Cesar Pelli, Daniel Libeskind, Taft Architects and George Ranalli. Fine .

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Book number: 21799
USD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 18.75 | £UK 15.75 | JP¥ 2239]
Catalogue: Architecture
Keywords: ARCHITECTURE; ARCHITECTURAL DRAWING: THE ART AND THE PROCESS; GERALD ALLEN; RICHARD OLIVER; DRAWINGS; PLANS; CESAR PELLI; DANIEL LIBESKIND; TAFT ARCHITECTS; GEORGE RANALLI; FIRST EDITION; 1ST EDITION.

 ARIOKA, KANA; CASTELLAN, FRANCESCO; CODELLIA, LUISA; ET AL., IL Novecento a Gorizia: Ricerca Di Una Identita. Urbanistica E Architettura.
ARIOKA, KANA; CASTELLAN, FRANCESCO; CODELLIA, LUISA; ET AL.
IL Novecento a Gorizia: Ricerca Di Una Identita. Urbanistica E Architettura.
(Venizia, Italy): Marsilio Editori, (2000). (2000). - Quarto [11 inches high by 8-1/4 inches wide], softcover bound in pictorial black-and-white wrappers. There are 2 price-stickers on the rear cover. 127 pages plus colophon. Profusely illustrated with black-and-white photographic illustrations and with maps & plans in color. There is the remnant of a price-sticker on the front endpaper. Near fine. Catalog of an exhibition shown in Gorizia at the Musei Provinciali from 26 February to 7 May 2000. After 400 years of belonging to Austria, Gorizia became part of Italy at the end of the First World War. The exhibition dealt with themes of planning and reconstruction of cities, the restoration of monuments destroyed by war and the construction of new public and private buildings. The text is in Italian. Very good .
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Book number: 36736
USD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 23.25 | £UK 19.5 | JP¥ 2799]
Catalogue: Architecture
Keywords: ARCHITECTURE; ITALIAN ARCHITECTURE; URBAN PLANNING; POSTWAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION; RECONSTRUCTION OF MONUMENTS; NEW PUBLIC AND PRIVATE BUILDINGS; IL NOVECENTO A GORIZIA: RICERCA DI UNA IDENTITA. URBANISTICA E ARCHITETTURA; ILLUSTRATED CATALOG; MAPS;

 
AROSIO, GIUSEPPE
Chiese Nuove Verso IL Terzo Millennio: Diocesi Di Milano 1985-2000
(Milano): Electa, (2000). (2000). (Milano): Electa, (2000). (2000). Very good. - Quarto [11 inches high by 8-5/8 inches wide], softcover bound in pictorial wrappers. The head & tail of the spine and the top corner of the rear wrap are lightly chipped. 166 & [1] pages. Profusely illustrated in black & white with photographic illustrations and architectural drawings & plans. There is a glue stain with the remnants of a price-sticker on the front endpaper. Very good.

The author quotes a study that finds that 300 churches were built in the diocese of Milan between 1945 and 1995. He sets out to give an account of the fifty churches built or in the course of construction from 1985 to 2000. The text is in Italian. Very good .

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Book number: 27617
USD 45.00 [Appr.: EURO 41.75 | £UK 35 | JP¥ 5038]
Catalogue: Architecture
Keywords: ARCHITECTURE; TWENTIETH CENTURY ARCHITECTURE; 20TH CENTURY ARCHITECTURE; ITALIAN ARCHITECTURE; RELIGIOUS ARCHITECTURE; CHURCHES; DIOCESE OF MILAN; CHIESE NUOVE VERSO IL TERZO MILLENNIO: DIOCESI DI MILANO 1985-2000; GIUSEPPE AROSIO; ILLUSTRATIONS; ARCHITEC

 
(BAILLAIRGE, CHARLES). CAMERON, CHRISTINA
Charles Baillairge: Architect & Engineer
Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1989. 1989. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1989. 1989. Very good. - Small quarto [10-3/4 inches high by 8-3/4 inches wide], cloth in a dust wrapper. xxvi, [1] leaf & 201 pages plus 8 pages of color illustrations, including 2 double-page. Also with numerous black-and white illustrations. Near fine.

First edition. Very good .

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Book number: 33166
USD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 9.5 | £UK 8 | JP¥ 1120]
Catalogue: Architecture
Keywords: ARCHITECTURE; ENGINEERING; ARCHITECT; ENGINEER; FRENCH CANADIAN; QUEBEC CITY; CHARLES BAILLAIRGE; BIOGRAPHY; CHRISTINA CAMERON; ILLUSTRATIONS; FIRST EDITION; 1ST EDITION.

 
BALLABEN, ADRIANA; SALVEMINI, MAURO
La Citta E Nostra
Roma: Nuove Edizioni Romane, (1979). (1979). Roma: Nuove Edizioni Romane, (1979). (1979). Very good. - Quarto [12 inches high by 9 inches wide], softcover bound in pictorial wrappers. The wraps are lightly bumped & soiled with some score marks to the front wrap. 95 & [1] pages. Illustrated in black & white with photographic illustrations, maps & plans. Very good.

First edition. The text is in Italian.

Inscribed by Mauro Salvemini, former president of EUROGI, on the front endpaper and signed "Mauro. / October 22 1980". Very good .

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Book number: 21793
USD 75.00 [Appr.: EURO 69.75 | £UK 58.25 | JP¥ 8397]
Catalogue: Architecture
Keywords: ARCHITECTURE; URBAN PLANNING; BUILT ENVIRONMENT; SOCIAL PROBLEMS; LA CITTA E NOSTRA; ADRIANA BALLABEN; MAURO SALVEMINI; INSCRIBED; SIGNED; SIGNATURE; AUTOGRAPH; QUALITY OF LIFE; ILLUSTRATIONS; PLANS; FIRST EDITION; 1ST EDITION.

 
BARTENEV, I.; FYORDOROV, B.
North Russian Architecture.
(Moscow: Progress Publishers), (1972). (1972). - Small quarto [approximately 7 inches high by 5-1/4 inches wide], tan boards streaked in dark brown with a device stamped in gilt on the front cover. Gilt endpapers. The spine is a bit faded & the top corners are slightly bumped. 322 & [1] pages plus colophon. Profusely illustrated in color and black & white with images of medieval builders printed in black on the gilt endpapers. The slipcase is lacking. Very good. First edition. A beautifully illustrated book on the domestic and sacred architecture of northern Russia. Translated from the Russian by Kathleen Cook. Very good .
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Book number: 37483
USD 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 14 | £UK 11.75 | JP¥ 1679]
Catalogue: Architecture
Keywords: ARCHITECTURE; RUSSIAN ARCHITECTURE; THE ARCHITECTURE OF NORTHERN RUSSIA; I. BARTENEV; B. FYORDOROV; KATHLEEN COOK, TRANSLATOR; DOMESTIC BUILDINGS; CHURCHES; ILLUSTRATIONS; FIRST EDITION; 1ST EDITION.

 
BATTISTON, ANDREA
Edifici Sacri Di Fossalta
Collana, Italy: Edizione "laBassa", (1991). (1991). Collana, Italy: Edizione "laBassa", (1991). (1991). Fine. - Small oblong quarto [8 inches high by 8-3/4 inches wide], gray cloth titled in gilt, in a dust wrapper. The head of the dust wrapper spine is lightly chipped. 91 & [2] pages plus colophon. Profusely illustrated in black & white & color. Near fine.

Limited edition of 1,200 numbered copies.

A book about religious buildings and art in the parish of Fossalta, Italy. The text is in Italian. Fine .

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Book number: 29673
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Catalogue: Architecture
Keywords: ARCHITECTURE; ART; RELIGIOUS; MURALS; CHURCHES; ORATORIES; ITALIAN; FOSSALTA; EDIFICI SACRI DI FOSSALTA; ANDREA BATTISTON; ILLUSTRATIONS; LIMITED EDITION.

 
(BEDNORZ, ACHIM). PLACHTA, BODO.
Kunstlerhauser: Ateliers Und Lebensraume Beruhmter Maler Under Bildhauer.
(Stuttgart): Reclam, (2014). (2014). - Quarto [11-1/2 inches high by 9-1/8 inches wide], gray boards in a dust wrapper. The bottom corner of the front cover is bumped & there is a small crease to its front edge. 287 pages plus colophon. Profusely illustrated in color. Very good in a fine dust wrapper.

A book about painters' and sculptors' studios and living spaces.

The text is in German. Very good .

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Book number: 35448
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Catalogue: Architecture
Keywords: ARCHTECTURE; ARTISTS' SPACES; PAINTERS; SCULPTORS; STUDIOS; RESIDENCES; LIVING SPACES; BODO PLACHTA; ACHIM BEDNORZ, PHOTOGRAPHER.

 
BISHOP, MINOR L.; COMPILER
Fountains in Contemporary Architecture. An Exhibition Organized by the American Federation of Arts Under a Grant from the Old Dominion Foundation. Circulated March 1965 - March 1967. (Catalog)
The American Federation of the Arts, 1965. 1965. The American Federation of the Arts, 1965. 1965. Very good. - Quarto [approximately 12 inches high by 9 inches wide], softcover bound in decorative teal & black wrappers. The binding is lightly bumped with the extremities rubbed, & the spine is chipped with a tear to the tail. Unpaginated. [v] & profuse full-page photographic illustrations in black & white. The top corners of the pages are lightly bumped, else the contents are very good. Good. Very good .
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Book number: 20463
USD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 9.5 | £UK 8 | JP¥ 1120]
Catalogue: Architecture
Keywords: ARCHITECTURE; LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE; SCULPTURE; FOUNTAINS IN MODERN ARCHITECTURE; SCULPTORS; ARCHITECTS; EXHIBITION; CATALOG; MINOR L. BISHOP; ILLUSTRATIONS; AMERICAN FEDERATION OF ARTS.

 
BOHM, VICTOR
Cubes and Man. : A Psychological View of Architecture
New York: Psychological Library Publishing, (1969). (1969). New York: Psychological Library Publishing, (1969). (1969). Good. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY VICTOR BOHM - Quarto [11-1/4 inches high by 8-1/2 inches wide], blue cloth titled in gilt in a dust wrapper. The bottom edge of the dust jacket is lightly chipped. Its top edge is creased & chipped with a piece out of the head of the spine & a tear to the rear panel. There is a small area of soiling to its front flap & a light coffee cup ring to its front panel. [vi] & 95 pages. Illustrations in black & white and color and 1 black-and-white plate [caricatures by the author]. Very good in a good dust wrapper.

First edition.

Inscribed by the author on the front endpaper and signed "Victor".

Hungarian-born architect Victor Bohm came to the United States in 1939. He is well known as a specialist in medical and commercial buildings. He is a pioneer student of psychology in relation to architecture.

The foreword to the book is by Richard Neutra. Good .

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Book number: 32134
USD 45.00 [Appr.: EURO 41.75 | £UK 35 | JP¥ 5038]
Catalogue: Architecture
Keywords: ARCHITECTURE; PSYCHOLOGY; HUNGARIAN-BORN ARCHITECT; VICTOR BOHM; INSCRIBED; SIGNED; SIGNATURE; AUTOGRAPH; CUBES AND MAN: A Psychological View of Architecture; RICHARD NEUTRA; ILLUSTRATIONS; FIRST EDITION; 1ST EDITION.

 
(BOTTA, MARIO). WREDE, STUART
Mario Botta
NY: The Museum of Modern Art, (1986). (1986). NY: The Museum of Modern Art, (1986). (1986). Very good. - Quarto, printed white wraps with color illustration on the front wrap. The wraps are lightly soiled with the spine & extremities slightly darkened & a small stain to the front wrap. 72 pp. Profuse B&W photographic illustrations & architectural drawings & plans. Very good.

This monograph on Swiss architect Mario Botta was published on the occasion of an exhibitIon at the Museum of Modern Art, which ran from November 20, 1986 to February 10, 1987. The exhibition was the second in the museum's Gerald D. Hines Interests Architecture Program. The text includes an interview with Botta by Stuart Wrede. Very good .

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Book number: 1952
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Catalogue: Architecture
Keywords: ARCHITECTURE; ARCHITECT; SWISS; MARIO BOTTA; EXHIBITION; MONOGRAPH; MUSEUM OF MODERN ART; GERALD D. HINES INTERESTS ARCHITECTURE PROGRAM; STUART WREDE; DRAWINGS; ARCHITECTURAL PLANS; ILLUSTRATIONS.

 
(BOUDINET, DANIEL). FOUQUE, RENE
Bomarzo
(Fontenay-sous-Bois [France]): Stil Editions, (1977). (1977). (Fontenay-sous-Bois [France]): Stil Editions, (1977). (1977). Very good. - Quarto [approximately 12-1/2 inches high by 11 inches wide], black cloth in a pictorial dust wrapper. The covers are slightly bowed & the dust jacket is slightly darkened. 124 pages plus colophon. Profuse full-page photographic illustrations. Very good.

The text is by Rene Fouque and the photographs by Daniel Boudinet. The text is in French.

In the Italian town of Bomarzo, the main atttraction is a garden, the "Bosco dei Monstri" or Park of Monsters, so called after the many larger-than-life sculptures, some sculpted in the bedrock, which inhabit the landscape. The garden was created by Pier Francesco Orsini, [known as Vicino Orsini;1528- 1588] in memory of his deceased wife. Very good .

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Book number: 23883
USD 100.00 [Appr.: EURO 92.75 | £UK 77.75 | JP¥ 11196]
Catalogue: Architecture
Keywords: ARCHITECTURE; ART; SCULPTURE; GARDEN; PARK OF MONSTERS; BOSCO DEI MONSTRI; BOMARZO, ITALY; RENE FOUQUE; PHOTOGRAPHER; DANIEL BOUDINET; PIER FRANCESCO ORSINI; SIXTEENTH CENTURY; 16TH CENTURY; VICINO ORSINI.

 
BRANNER, ROBERT
Gothic Architecture
New York, NY: George Braziller, (1967). (1967). New York, NY: George Braziller, (1967). (1967). Fine. - Small quarto, 10 inches high by 7-1/2 inches wide. Tan boards backed with a black cloth spine titled in gilt, in a dust jacket. The dust jacket is rubbed. 125 pages. Illustrated in black and white. Near fine in a very good dust jacket.

Third printing. Fine .

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Book number: 21911
USD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 9.5 | £UK 8 | JP¥ 1120]
Catalogue: Architecture
Keywords: GOTHIC ARCHITECTURE; ROBERT BRANNER; ARCHITECTURE; GOTHIC CATHEDRAL; ILE-DE-FRANCE; ANGEVIN GOTHIC.

 
(BREUER, MARCEL). OLSBERG, NICHOLAS; GUEST CURATOR.
Breuer's Whitney: An Anniversary Exhibition. (Cover Title).
(New York): Whitney Museum of American Art, 1996. 1996. - Octavo, softcover bound in pictorial wraps picturing part of Marcel Breuer's Whitney Building. There is a small stain to the front edge of the front wrap. [20] pages printed in red & brown on light tan paper with reproductions of architectural sketches in white & brown. There is a very light vertical crease to each page in the first half of the catalog where it has been folded. Very good. Catalog for an exhibition in the "Collection in Context" series, which typically showed works from the Whitney's permanent collection. This exhibition, guest curated by Nicholas Olsberg, marked the thirtieth anniversary of the Whitney's Marcel Breuer Building and traced the history of the museum's buildings with a focus on the Breuer building. Olsberg wrote the catalog essay. The exhibition ran from September 11 to December 8, 1996. Very good .
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Book number: 94771
USD 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 32.5 | £UK 27.25 | JP¥ 3919]
Catalogue: Architecture
Keywords: ARCHITECTURE; ARCHITECT; MARCEL BREUER; BREUER'S WHITNEY: AN ANNIVERSAEY EXHIBITION; WHITNEY MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART; BREUER BUILDING; CATALOG; NICHOLAS OLSBERG, CURATOR; ARCHITECTURAL DRAWINGS; COLLECTION IN CONTEXT SERIES.

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