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1 Andrews, Wayne Architecture in Michigan, 2e : (2nd Edition, Revised and Enlarged, 1982)
Detroit: Wayne State University Press; 1982 0814317197 / 9780814317198 Second Edition Softcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
181 pages; 4to (11") 28cm; Softcover, blue covers, 181 pages, index, bibliography, 183 b/w photos, architectural drawings and floorplans, with captions. Glossy throughout. ; Revised from 1967 original. This is 2nd edition, 1982. Includes chapters on Wright, Richardson, Kahn and the Saarinens. Best book on this topic ever published. ; Light exterior wear only. Interior clean, binding tight. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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2 Brannigan, Francis L. Building Construction for the Fire Service, 3e : (3rd Edition, 1994)
Quincy, Mass: National Fire Protection Association; 1994 087765381X / 9780877653813 Third Edition; Fourth Printing Hardcover Very Good- in Very Good+ dust jacket 
667 pages; 8vo (9.5") 25 cm; Index, chapter endnotes, tons of b/w photos. ; Edited by Gene A. Moulton. Illustrations by George Nichols. ; Textbook on basics of building methods that will lessen the dangers of fire. ; Many pages have margin marks or highlighting. Otherwise only minor wear. Binding is solid and tight. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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3 Burns, Natasha Safari Style
N. Y. : Stewart, Tabori & Chang; 1998 1556708599 / 9781556708596 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Illustrated by Tim Beddow 
216 pages; 4to (10.5") 27 cm; Brown boards, yellow endpapers, index, list of safari companies, several histoical b/w photos, 250 stunning full-color photos. Glossy throughout. Eastern African ornamental architecture, interiors, textures, patterns, colors, etc. ; Blurb: 'From the sweeping savannah to the exotic Indian ocean coastline, Safari Style captures the enduring appeal of the African Safari and reveals the secrets of combining simple luxuries with the lure of the wilderness'. ; One very tiny closed tear to jackt near crown. No other defects. 
Price: 17.00 USD
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4 Carmel-Arthur, Judith Antoni Gaudi : Visionary Architect of the Sacred and the Profane
London: Carlton Books; 1999 1858687470 / 9781858687476 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
80 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Bright orange pictorial jacket. Black boards, blue endpapers, brief bibliography, about 60 stunning full-color photos of bizarre incredible architectural works, with captions in rear. ; Edited by Sarah Larter. Architect of fabulous and fantastic, not origin of 'gaudy' but sure could have been! ; Book and jacket show only the faintest touch of wear. ; Two articles about Gaudi laid in, both from New York Times, March 2002 and August 2002, one with color photos. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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5 Dobney, Stephen Arup Associates : Selected and Current Works
Mulgrave, Australia: Images Publishing Group; 1994 1875498184 / 9781875498185 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
256 pages; Folio (12.25") 31 cm; Brown boards, decorative endpapers, 256 glossy pages, index, bibliography, list of awards and exhibitions, chronological list of buildings and projects 1955-1994, brief bios of architects; about 300 photos, diagrams, floorplans, elevations, etc, most in full color. ; Edited by Stephen Dobney. Introductions by Brian Carter, Victoria Wang, Peter Wingrave, Alan Borg, Richard Gooder. ; Modern, innovative architectural works designed by British firm Arup Associates, including Maltings Concert Hall, designed for Benjamin Britten; IBM plant and headquarters; Imperial War Museum; additions to St Paul's Cathedral in London; Central Railroad Station in Hong Kong; many more. ; Only a touch of shelfwear to bottom edge. No other defects to book. Jacket has two small closed tears, not affecting any text or illustrations. ; Master Architect Series; Vol. 6 
Price: 22.00 USD
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6 Edmonson, Harold A., and Richard V. Francaviglia Railroad Station Planbook
Milwaukee, Wisc: Kalmbach Publishing Company; 1977 0890245312 / 9780890245316 Softcover Very Good- Illustrated by John Swatsley 
96 pages; 8vo (8.25") 21 cm; Large oblong format, fold-and-staple binding, index, about 300 high-quality b/w photos and diagrams. Glossy throughout. ; Cover art by Gil Reid. ; Gives b/w photos, architectural elevations and detailed floorplans of 28 real-world stations representing more than 100 years of architectural history in the United States. All are smaller stations, none are large urban stations. Book is aimed at railroad modellers (scales are given in HO measurements) but will appeal to any railroad enthusiast. ; Covers quite rubbed, with light thumb creases and moderate edgewear. One very small chip to fore-edge of rear cover, not affecting any text or illustrations. No other defects. Interior clean, binding tight. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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7 Heinz, Thomas A. Vision of Frank Lloyd Wright, The
Edison, N. J. : Book Sales/Chartwell Books; 2000 0785811869 / 9780785811862 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
447 pages; Oblong 8vo (9.5") 25 cm; Very large oblong format (12 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches, 1 3/4 inches thick) 31 x 25 cm, 5 cm thick. White pictorial boards, pale yellow endpapers, index, chronology, about 500 figures, photos, floorplans, etc, most in full color, many structures shown from unusual angles. ; Two items laid in: 1) Friends of Taliesin, Feb 1989, large 6-panel glossy leaflet with photos, 2) Taliesin bookstore price list, 1989. Both items have mailing address, both wrinkled but intact. ; Photos by author. Jacket subtitle: 'A Complete Guide to the Designs of an Architectural Genius'. Very large heavy nearly 7 pounds. ; A whisper of shelfwear only. Crisp. Appears unread. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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8 Meier, Richard, et al. Making Architecture : The Getty Center
Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Trust; 1997 0892364637 / 9780892364633 Second Printing Softcover Near Fine 
168 pages; 4to (10") 26 cm; Large square softcover, 168 glossy pages, tons of photos, diagrams, floorplans, etc, many in full color. ; Co-authored by Ada Louise Huxtable, Stephen D. Rountree, Harold M. Williams. Edited by Gloria Gerace. ; Much about architectural design of the J. Paul Getty Museum and Institute, but also about earthquake reconstruction, landscape architecture, construction techniques, etc. ; No visible defects. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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9 Scully, Vincent Architecture : The Natural and the Manmade
N. Y. : St. Martin's Press; 1991 0312062923 / 9780312062927 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
388 pages; 4to (10.25") 26 cm; Hardcover, white cloth, brown endpapers, 388 glossy pages, index, footnotes, main text in 2 columns, over 500 high-quality photos, many in color, with captions. ; World overview of aesthetics and anthropology of architecture, with a focus on themes and ideals that have survived through different cultures over many centuries. ; Only a touch of sheflwear. Small chip to jacket at heel, otherwise no marks or major defects. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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10 Seurin, Pascale, with Filippo Beltrami Gadola Pascale Seurin : Method in Creativity
Italy: l'Arca Edizioni; 2000 8878380652 / 9788878380653 First Edition Softcover Near Fine 
100 pages; Folio (13.5") 35 cm; Very tall softcover with inner flaps, 100 pages, bibliography list of works, 14 major projects shown in high-quality full-color photos and b/w architectural diagrams. Over 100 illustrations in total. English text. ; Stupendously innovative modern architecture by Pascale Seurin, including cultural centers, municipal libraries, hospitals, schools, the Bataille du Texet Mobile Bridge and other major works. Edited by Martyn J. Anderson. Introduction by Filippo Beltrami Gadola. Editorial director Pierantonio Giacoppo. Editor in chief Maurizio Vitta. ; Only a touch of shelfwear. 
Price: 13.00 USD
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11 Snyder, David Epoustouflant : Extraordinary Interior Design, the Style of David Snyder
Santa Monica, Calif. : Forman Publishing; 1990 0936614110 / 9780936614113 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket Illustrated by Jon Miller 
192 pages; Square 4to (10.25") 26 cm; Black cloth, brown boards, monochrome patterned endpapers, appendix of resources, 198 luscious full-color photos, many full page, with captions. Glossy throughout. ; Design secrets of world-famous interior designer, vice president and home fashion director at Marshall Field & Co. Foreword by Philip B. Miller, chairman, Marshall Field & Co. Book designed by Deorah Daly. ; Jacket shows a touch of edgewear. No other flaws. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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12 Sommer, Robin Langley Frank Lloyd Wright : American Architect for the Twentieth Century
Greenwich, Conn: Brompton Books Corporation; 1993 0861247566 / 9780861247561 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
176 pages; Folio (14.5") 37 cm; Very large format, black boards, black endpapers, text in 2 columns, 60 remarkable buildings shown in over 180 photos, a few historical b/w otherwise in full stunning color. Glossy throughout. ; Small wrinkle to jacket at heel. No other defects. ; 2 items laid in: 1) Happenings at the Imperial Hotel, Tokyo, by Ichiro Inumaru, 12-pg booklet, 1982, with menus and list of events, no illustrations, but hotel is one of Wright's masterpieces. 2) Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio Foundation, tall 12-pg brochure, 1987, color glossy photos of Wright-inspired gift items, with current pri ces. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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13 Sovik, E. A. Architecture for Worship
Minneapolis: Augsburg Publishing House; 1973 0806613203 / 9780806613208 Softcover Very Good 
128 pages; 12mo (7.75") 20 cm; Softcover, 31 b/w photos and floorplans; Author takes a brief look at Christian architecture of the past and goes on to advocate for simple, modern forms that emphasize the person rather than the building. Uses several examples from well-known 20th Century architects. ; Covers are intact but show rubbing and some very small spots. Owner name and address (noted artist Sylvia Bialko, 1939-2013) penned inside front cover, name also penned on half title. No other marks. Binding lightly creased but intact and readable. 
Price: 13.00 USD
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14 Venturi, Robert, with Denise Scott Brown and Steven Izenour Learning from Las Vegas, Revised Edition : The Forgotten Symbolism of Architectural Form
Cambridge, Mass: MIT Press; 1977 026272006X / 9780262720069 Revised Edition Softcover Good+ 
192 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Green pictorial softcover, 192 pages, bibliography, footnotes; 146 b/w figures, photos and diagrams; 2 plates with 34 color photos. ; Famous study and commentary on 'ugly' monumental architecture of Las Vegas, with recommendations for better designs. ; Written by Robert Venturi, Denise Scott Brown, Steven Izenour. Originally published 1972. This is revised edition, 1977, with new preface by Denise Scott Brown. ; Covers sunned, with light creases. Owner name and 1980 penned inside front cover. Small pricesticker inked out on rear. One small margin mark in bibliography. No other marks. Binding tight and square. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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Frank Lloyd Wright and the Prairie School in Wisconsin :  An Architectural Touring Guide, Visser, Kristin
15 Visser, Kristin Frank Lloyd Wright and the Prairie School in Wisconsin : An Architectural Touring Guide
Madison, Wisc: Prairie Oak Press; 1994 1879483084 / 9781879483088 Second Printing Softcover Very Good 
252 pages; 8vo (9.25") 24 cm; Introduction by James M. Dennis. Copyright 1992, this is 2nd printing, 1994.; Light corner crease to front cover, same to about 20 leaves. No other flaws. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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