Romæ: 1699. Oblong folio, 138 pages; VG; newly rebound in 1/4 brown leather, paneled spine with burgundy label and gilt lettering. brown cloth boards; mild wear to edges of title page, first few leaves, last few leaves; 16 1/2 x 11 inches; lacking 10 plates, numbers: 8, 12, 57, 70, 75, 80, 104, 107, 109, 129; JB consignment; shelved above mythology.
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Rome: Pietro Piale & Mariano de Romanis, 1824. Third Edition. 4to, 2 volumes; VG; spines paneled brown with green labels and gilt lettering, each volume also has a number 1/2 in gilt; 3/4 bound in tan calf with green marbled paper; some shelfwear and bumping to the edges and corners; spine in excellent condition; rebound with new endpapers, spine; map in volume 1 intact with a small rip on the right side; text free of most age marks; diagrams and views intact; shelved case 4.
Nuremberg: 1685. Thick folio (15 X 9.5) in ivory hardcovers with six-band embossed spine and title in black letters; condition: Good; substantial soiling on spine and fraying on edges; binding is strong, with open gutter in the back; previous owner’s penciled inscriptions on ffep; one regular plate and one double-folded plate missing; first front end page, first engraving and title page have a 7 X 5 deep right hand corner chip; first few pages also chipped but repaired with pasted paper; substantial chipping and ripping in right hand corner (6 in X 4.5 in X 1 in); a couple of double-page plates are cut off half way along the fold; occasional staining and off-setting on plates; in German; book is sold as is; this is a 1685 edition of the work Joachim von Sandrart, German Baroque historian, first published in 1680; shelved in Case # 4; due to size and weight, please contact us for shipping costs.
Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1931. First Edition. small 4to., 114pp.; VG; spine tan with brown lettering; pictorial front board; protected with a thin mylar sheet; mild shelfwear, particularly in slight rubbing to corners; mild age-toning to pages; SIGNED on dedication page by Frank Lloyd Wright, "From one Princetonean to another"; JP consignment; shelved case 11.
[n.p. but Paris]: [n.p.]. Early Edition. Quarto, 123 leaves; VG; bound in period speckled calf, paneled spine with gilt, titling worn off; some wear and rubbing to boards; speckled textblock; two bookplates to front pastedown; with 122 leaves of plates plus an engraved title page; MW consignment; shelved case 4.
Paris: J. Rothschild, Editeur, 1873. Elephant Folio, 246, cviii,  pages, text volume only; G; bound in publisher's green pebble-grained cloth, rebacked with minimal loss to spine, cloth preserved over new boards, some scratches and wear; original patterned endpapers preserved; spine with gilt tooling and titling; light foxing to interior; bookplate to front pastedown; with in-text illustrations and diagrams; text in French [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates as they will be considerably more than the advertised shipping rates] Shelved in endcase near stairs on sales floor.
Paris: Charles Antoine Jombert, 1751. First Edition. Tall, thick quarto in brown leather with 7-band embossed spine with gold gilt; VG; moderate soiling on boards and strong binding; title page missing; some staining on first pages; one over large plate has a large cut; all other plates in good condition; this is volume II of III; 268 plates total; in French; shelved in Case 4; please contact us for shipping costs.
Venice: Francesco Toss, 1796. early edition. 12mo rebound in dark brown marble hardcovers with 4-bands leatherette spine and gold letters (date at bottom of spine indicates 1706 as opposed to 1796 date of publication); minimal soiling and shelf wear on boards; strong binding; purple marble end pages; woven paper with only slight fading; contains 25 folded plates of detailed architectural descriptions, and other engravings throughout, one of them with small cut at bottom edge; page 190 has a small crease; text tight, in Italian; first published in 1792; shelved in Case # 10.
Roma: Bertinelli, 1853. Folios, two volumes; VG; bound in 3/4 vellum. marbled boards, burgundy labels with gilt lettering to spines; mild wear and rubbing to boards; some mild foxing, primary to page edges; wide margins; volume 1 with frontispiece and two maps on double leaf, volume 2 includes fifty plates, also on double leaf, depicting mainly plans, elevations and topographical views of Roman antiquities; shelved case 7.
Georgetown, [Washington DC]: Privately Published, 1969. Limited Edition, #142/300. Folio, xii, 97 pages; VG; bound in 3/4 brown morocco, gray waxed buckram boards, gilt embossed seal to front cover, paneled spine with green label, gilt titling; housed in publisher's light brown cloth-covered slipcase; illustrated with 80 plates, including 4 color; inscribed by Armistead Peter on the half-title; consignment; shelved above case 2.
Washington: Government Printing Office, 1937. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, xxvi, 1140 pages; VG-; Spine black with faded gold print; Boards in black cloth, mild wear and rubbing, binding slightly loose; With both of the two maps in rear pocket; small water-stain to lower fore corner of text block.; Signed on verso of the ffep by 26 members of the Federal Writers Project, including founding director Henry Alsberg, assistant to the director George Cronyn, and assistant director Reed Harris. The remainder are presumed some of the writers or editors hired by the Federal Writers Project to research the book, including composer Ruth Crawford Seeger, anarchist Leonard Abbott, and author/editor Kathryn Coe Cordell. Other listed names include C. W. Foster, Donald C. Kline, J. Frank James, Howard S. Douglas, John C. Rogers, B. Foster Cooke, and Sterling A. Brown.; An important piece of DC history, linking the leadership of the FWP with some of its largely ignored and unrecorded writers and editors. Nowhere in the volume does it list the names of any individual contributors.
Liege, Belgium: D. Avanzo, 1849. First edition. Elephant folio volume of plates (18 X 23) in 3/4 dark green cloth and leather with gold gilt; quarto text volume (two volumes total) in same condition; VG/VG; general shelf wear and fraying around spines and corners; upper right corner of plates volume bumped and creased; ex-libris plate inside front board; red marble end pages; text volume clean; pp. 515; first few plates at the beginning have slight foxing and offsetting; contents include 117 plates, individually described in text, with a list of architects, popes, and major buildings in Rome; in French; text shelved case 4; plates shelved above Philosophy section; due to size and weight of the items, please contact us for shipping costs.
Paris: The Sign of the Pegasus, 1927. First Edition. , 31 pages; 150 pages; VG; bound in gilt decorated burgundy cloth, rebacked with original boards and spine preserved; top edge of text block gilt; mild rubbing and wear; with 150 photographs plus a folded color frontispiece; shelved above front case.
Roma: Francesco Moneta, 1645. 10mo., , 423 pages; VG: rebacked with new spine, previous boards and label; spine paneled brown leather, older maroon label with gilt lettering; scuffed and worn brown leather boards; minimal age-toning and foxing; title page has a name written at the bottom, top edge has been repaired, does not impact text; profusely illustrated with all 128 in-text illustrations and numerous smaller unnumbered illustrations; text in Italian; shelved case 3.
Roma: 1794-1799. First Edition. Quarto, unpaginated; G+; Vellum boards spine with two red labels, gilt titling. Soiling to the edges of the boards, some bumping to the corners, cracking at lower rear spine edge; Boards bowed; Age toning and some foxing through out; Binding sturdy with all plates/frontispiece intact, 76 plates plus frontispiece; Issued in parts, each part having special title page; Volume 1 of Cipriani's 3 volume study of Roman architecture, beautifully illustrated. Includes Tomos I & II.; shelved case 3.
Roma: Venanzio Monaldini, 1780. Quarto; VG; bound in period 3/4 velilum, marbled boards, spine reads 'Vignola Architett' in ink; mild rubbing and wear to binding; the last five plates have some blue ink staining, with the staining being signifigantly worse on the last plate; With 43 architectural plates and 12 plates of building facades; both a printed and engraved title page; 56 plates total, as issued; "Phoenix Art Museum Library" stamp on ffep, no other markings;.
Chicago: Tribune Company, 1923. First Edition. Quarto; VG-/; rebacked with plain tan spine, no lettering; Woven Buckram boards with gilt lettering and designs; Some wear to the edges, chipping at the corners, light peeling to the edges of the buckram; some shelf wear at the edges; Binding tight; Text block age toned but clean; Previous owner's bookplate; 281 B&W plates; shelved case 11; Item is heavy, please contact us for international and priority shipping.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1954. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, ix, 384 pages; VG/VG; spine white with brown lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$5.50; mild wear to dust jacket, slight chipping to head of spine; small discoloration to upper fore corner of pages 137-155 from leather corner bookmark; sfep inscribed by Neutra with his distinctive signature; shelved case 12.
Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 1967. Second Edition. Folio, 396 pages; VG; quarter bound in gray buckram, blue cloth boards, gilt titling to spine; housed in a VG beige paper-covered slipcase; ; very mild rubbing and wear; ownership name on ffep; black and white photographic illustrations throughout, some color illustrations, two folding plans bound in with bound glassine guards, and four large folding plans in rear pocket; shelved above case 4.
London: John Weale, Architectural Library, 1837. Quarto; G-condition hardcover; Spine, dark green without print; Boards quarter bound with black cloth to spine and brown paper to boards, pastedown label on front with title in black print, includes designation “Part I”, worn, exposed corners, tattered spine caps, wear and bumps to all edges, slight stain to lower edges; Text block has name in pencil on front flyleaf, uncut pages, significant foxing to plates; 128 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w plates). Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to size/weight restriction(s) Shelved in Netdesk office, on bookshelf above ephemera sections.
Washington, D.C. U.S. Government Printing Office, 1900/1903. First Edition. Folios, 2 volumes; VG-; bound in publisher's oxblood cloth, gilt lettering and tooling to front covers and spines; moderate wear and rubbing to boards; volume one has a shaken binding; volume 2 rebacked with original spine preserved, ex-library, with remnant of sticker to tail of spine, discard stamp, pencil notations; Illustrated with 322 gravure plates. A handsome set with many fine architectural photographs and plans, portraits, and historical prints and photographs; heavy, please contact for shipping costs; shelved above case 2.
Washington, D.C. U.S. Government Printing Office, 1900/1903. First Edition. Glenn Brown. History of the United States Capitol. 2 volumes. 56th Congress, 1st session, 1900/1902, Senate Document 60. First edition; folio. Both volumes in full red cloth binding with gilt ornamentation and lettering on covers and spines. The name of Albert S. Burleson (1863-1937), a former Postmaster General and U.S. Representative fromTexas, is engraved on the front cover of the first volume. Both volumes contain numerous plates, including architectural photographs and plans, portraits, and historical prints and photographs. Condition: Good. Both volumes show fraying and rubbing to head and foot of spine, edges, and corners; general marking due to shelf wear; age-toning throughout; and some chipping to the edges of pages. Both bindings also have somewhat shaken bindings. Volume 1 has a crack after the first gathering and some water-staining on the left side of the top edge throughout, though this does not impact text or plates. Volume 2 has a four-inch tear to the cloth covering over one joint (the board is still fully attached from the inside) and a notable open tear over the author’s name on the spine. There is some water staining to the cover, as well as to the upper left corner and the lower right corner throughout the volume which does not affect either text or plates. There are gutter cracks after the first gathering and before the last gathering. Dimensions 12.25 x 15.25 x 5 inches DG consignment.
New York: Architectural Book Publishing Compay, 1928. First Edition. Quarto; G/No jacket; Brown spine; Ex-library copy with some stamps and marking, spine repaired; Pages loose, bound in hardcover with cloth ties; Some wear and rubbing to the edges, bumping to the corners, light tears to the corners, edges and spine; Age-toning to the pages; NOTE: Missing the Dry-point signed etching by Chamberlain, all other pieces contained and clean. Shelve CASE 11.
Zurich: W. Boesiger et O. Stonorov, 1948. Fifth edition. Oblong, thin quartos in beige cloth hardcovers with embossed letters in different colors; VG; moderate soiling and slight discoloration on boards; paper slightly faded and foxed; text clean, in French; clean photographs, in black and white; edges dusty and foxed; one volume has a few pages detaching; two volumes in German and French; shelved above French section; please contact us for shipping costs.
Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1938. First Edition. folio, xxi, 86pp., 91 full page plates; VG-; gray cloth spine with gilt lettering, brown cloth boards; moderate wear, including a vertical stripe of gray paint on front board, some various soiling spots, some fraying to edges, bumping to head and tail of spine; rubbing to boards, bumping and fraying to corners; bump to fore edge of rear board, cloth frayed off; small dot on spine where the cloth has been damaged and slightly opened; interior slightly age-toned; binding sturdy; KJ consignment; shelved above Front Case.
Paris: Nicolas Le Gras, 1687. Second edition. 10mo in brown leather with six-band embossed spine and gold gilt; condition: Good; some shelf wear on board, with fraying on corners and small bump on upper right; spine is frayed with tear on leather on upper right; front board loosening but not affecting binding; inscription in black ink on title page; paper faded, with occasional foxing at the beginning; edges dusty; vol. 1 contains 268 pages including l'Isle de Notre Dame; vol. 2 focuses on the Rue de l'Universite and Paris bridges; in French; shelved in Case # 4.
London: Smith, Elder, & Co, 1849. First Edition. small 4to., viii, 205pp.,nn 16pp catalogue; VG; 3/4 bound in dark green leather, spines paneled with elaborate gilt tooling, gilt lettering in two panels; green cloth boards; minor bumping and peeling to corners, head and tail of spine; green marbled endpapers; red ribbon, top edge of text block gilt; 14 plates; errata slip tipped in on page 1; shelved case 10.
London: R. Ware, 1757. Early Edition. Square 12mo., 36 pages, 99 plates; VG; bound in modern full crushed brown leather, paneled spine with red label, gilt lettering; slight scuff to tail of spine; part of the rear cover was not properly crushed, part of the original grain shows; red and gilt patterned endpapers; ribbon bound in; with all 99 engraved plates, each numbered, plus the frontispiece; TB consignment; shelved case 3.
Paris: B. Bance, Ernst Gründ, 1858. Mixed Editions. Mixed publications, vols 1-6, 8, and 10 are B. Bance and Vols 7 and 9 are Ernst Gründ. Publication dates 1858-1868, where the Gründ publications are not dated. Please see all fourteen photos for details regarding individual publications. 10 leather half-bound octavos. overall G+ to VG- condition. Brown spines with gilded text/designs. Books have shelfwear all around, rubbing to leather, bindings strong for what they are, hinges have varying stages of cracking but binding strength appears to be unaffected, varying degrees of agetoning and sun exposure, bumping to corners, volume six has 1x0.3" portion where the decorative paper on the front cover is missing; Textblocks darkened from age, clean, text still legible, occasional foxing, contains numerous illustrations and diagrams. Text entirely in French. See all fourteen images for details. Contact seller if all images are unavailable due to image caps. Oversized set. Additional S/H needed for expedited/international shipping. Economy international shipping unavailable due to size/weight restrictions as well as general fragility of the set. For these kinds of orders, please contact the seller via email/messaging service. NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, in bookcase right of Ephemera section.
London: Bernard Quaritch, 1910. The Folio Edition. Quarto; pp 152 (text), 112 (plates); Fair/no-DJ; burgundy spine with gilt lettering and filigree design; buckram cloth has sun-faded exterior, mostly to spine, edges shows small tear to head fore edge, as well at fraying to head and tail of spine, cloth has darkened with rubbing and scratches to exterior, panels are intact and secure; front end paper,first half of pages are loosed from binding, but present; slight age toning to text pages, some light foxing to first and last few pages; previous owner's name of ffep; fraying around edges of first page; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Stuttgart: Akad. Verlag Dr. Fr. Wedekind & Co., 1927. First Edition Thus. Quarto; 47pp; black and white photographic wraps printed with blue titles; minor soiling to covers; owner name in pencil on title; three-digit number at foot of title with some minor soiling; contents very good; clean and unmarked; folding architectural diagram at end shows minor soiling at fore-edge fold; very good copy.
Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1866. First Edition. 4to., 15pp.; VG-; spine blue with gilt lettering; bound in original blind-stamped blue cloth boards, short-title in gilt on front cover, rebacked; complete with all 40 steel-engraved plates by W.H. McFarlane of Edinburgh; shelved case 11.
Paris: Librairie de la Construction Moderne, 1909. Fifth edition. Set of four large octavos in 1/2 red marble and leather with six-band spine and gold letters; VG; moderate soiling; good binding; dusty edges; paper age-toned; text and drawings in good condition; in French; shelved above China Section; please contact us for shipping costs.
New York and London: Garland Publishing, Inc., 1976. Reprinted. Large Octavo; VG-; red spines with black text; no jacket; 14 volumes: v. 1, Ancient Art: Pre-Greek and Greek Architecture, pp 304 [ISBN 0824024117]; v. 2, Ancient Art: Pre-Greek and Greek Art, pp 290 ; v. 3, Ancient Art: Roman Art and Architecture, pp 279, ; v. 4, Medieval Architecture, pp 268 ; v. 5, Medieval Art, pp 223 [082402415x]; v. 6, Fifteenth Century Art and Architecture, pp 286 ; v. 7, Sixteenth Century Art and Architecture, pp 297 ; v. 8, Seventeenth Century Art in Italy, France, and Spain, pp 282 ; v. 9, Seventeenth Century Art in Flanders and Holland, pp 291 ; v. 10, Rococo to Romanticism: Art and Architecture, 1700-1850, pp 302 ; v. 11, Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Architecture, pp 216 ; v. 12, Painting from 1850 to the Present, pp 219 ; v. 13, Islamic Art and Architecture, pp 372 ; v. 14, Chinese Art, pp 198 ; cloths have quite mild to exteriors; strong boards; text blocks only show light wear to exterior edges; previous owner's name lightly in pencil to ffeps; interiors clean; profusely illustrated; arts - History; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Milano: Electa, 1996. Large octavo; pp 651; VG-/G; blue spine with white text; gray dust jacket has slight wear to exteriors; tape mend inside dj at head edge; minor chips to corners; faux flaps; covers show light wear to exterior; intact panels; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; previous owner's name to half title page; interior clean; profusely illustrated; Italian text; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Milano: Editoriale Jaca Book, 1984. Quarto; pp 254; VG-/G; beige/greenish yellow pictorial spine with black text; dust jacket has slight sun darkening to spine and edges; mild shelf wear to edges; cloth clean; lightly faded spine; strong boards; text block has light toning to exterior edges; interior pages lightly toned at edges; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; text in Italian;.
Madrid: Patrimonio Nacional, 2006. Quarto; pp 261; VG/VG-; gray/tan pictorial spine with dark green text; dust jacket shows light rubbing to exterior; light scratches to front; cloth clean; minor bumping to head fore corners; text block has slight shelf wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; interior clean; profusely illustrated; very good binding; Spanish text; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
Helsinki: Desura Oy Ltd, 2003. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 191; VG-/no-DJ; white/green spine with black and white text; cloth shows light soiling to exterior; strong boards; text block has slight wear to exterior edges; blue patterned endpapers; frontispiece; interior clean; profusely illustrated; CD in pouch to rear pastedown; English and Finnish texts.
New York: William Helburn, n.d. . folio, 61 loose plates; VG-; spine black with gilt lettering; plates held between boards, loose as published, ties; all 60 plates present, plus the title page; moderate shelfwear and bumping to boards; plates have age toning, some have water damage to fore edges that does not impact images; insde boards have tape holding ties in; water damage to front board; shelved front table.
London: His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1944. First Edition. Quarto 221 pages, VG/G+; spine is beige with black lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has moderate wear along the top and bottom edges, with chipping at the top and bottom of the spine, has several small closed and open tears, has several pieces of tape on the inside, has rubbing and discoloration throughout; binding has minor wear along the top and bottom edges, has heavy bumping on the fore edge corners, boards have minor warping; pages have minor age toning and warping; profusely illustrated with maps and photographs; contains a two part separate map of the master plan; shelved case 12.
Paris: Editions Vincent, Freal & Cie, 1970. French edition. Oblong quarto; vg/good+; dj, yellow spine with black text; HB, gray cloth spine with black text; minor shelf wear and bumping;text block, clean; 240 pp.; illus., photos, interiors and elevations; plans, some color; dj, sunned; [clear mylar protector, taped] ---TEXT IN FRENCH. Shelved in Architecture or Front Table.
London: W. Clarke, 1812/1813. Octavo, unpaginated; VG; bound in quarter dark green calf, marbled paper covered boards; paneled spine with gilt titling and tooling; specked edges to text block; two volumes bound together, each with separate title pages, indexes, and lists of plates; each volume illustrated with 50 plates, including frontispieces, for 100 total plates; slight offsetting from plates; shelved case 7.
New York: Wittenborn, Schultz, Inc., 1952. 12mo; pp 93; VG/G-; tanned spine with black text; dust jacket has some age toning toward edges and to spine; chips to joints; cloth has modest wear to exterior; mildly rubbed edges; strong boards; text block shows light wear to edges; mild toning to ffeps; deckled edges; frontispiece; some uncut pages; inscribed by author.