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.
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.
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.
London: 1779. First edition. Tall, thick quarto in 3/4 brown moire with brown leather; VG; 6-band spine with gold gilt; moderate soiling and shelf wear on boards; rear board repaired; wear along the edges and corners; clean paper slightly faded with clean text; frontispiece engraving and title page heavily discolored; musty odor; includes 48 pull-out copper plates at the end; MISSING Plate #26 pp. 296; shelved above Case # 2; 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.
Rome: Vincenzo de Romanis, 1687. First edition. Thick 10mo in brown hardcovers with 5-band embossed spine and gold gilt; VG; boards show some shelf wear and fraying from age particularly on spine with one small hole on first band (from smoke?); binding strong; previous owner's name on ffep; paper clean; text in tight print clean; filled with clear engravings; some pages with discoloration and offsetting; pp. 256; pp. 142 for Roma Moderna at the end; shelved in Case 4.
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.
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.
Washington, D.C. U.S. Government Printing Office, 1900/1903. First Edition. Folios, 2 volumes; G; bound in publisher's oxblood cloth, gilt lettering and tooling to front covers and spines; moderate wear and rubbing to boards, including shaken bindings to both volumes; volume 2 has water-staining to spine, upper gutter edge of text block, discoloration to spine; 'Albert S. Burleson' engraved by publisher on front board of volume 1; 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; HG consignment; shelved above case 3.
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.
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.
London: Robert Sayer. Folio, unpaginated. Half-bound in green-cloth and leather. Rebound. Mild rubbing and abrasions to leather; small area of cloth has peeled up from rear board. Pencil notation to verso of front free end paper. Inscription in ink to head of Introduction. Title page has been remargined, though large portion is missing at head. Foxing, creasing and soiling throughout text. Includes numerous architectural illustrations, diagrams and floor-plans. Binding is sturdy. Good copy only. shelved above case 1; Spine is tan leather with six raised bands; gilt text in black box at head.
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.
Roma: 1794-1796 1796. First Edition. Quarto; G/No jacket as issued; Vellum boards with red bands and gilt lettering & designs. 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; Volume 1 of Cipriani's 3 volume study of Roman architecture, beautifully illustrated. Includes Tomos I & II. SHELVED case 3.
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.
Warrington: T. Cadell, 1789. First Edition. Quarto, 259 pages,  index; VG; bound in full contemporary brown leather, rebacked with new spine, paneled brown leather with black label and gilt lettering; moderate rubbing and wear to boards; text block red; mild foxing to endpapers; with all 22 plates in excellent condition, plus Folding Table by Sir. S. T. Janssen in rear; directions to bookbinder in rear; shelved case 10.
London: John Williams, 1831. Second Edition. Large Folio, 41 pages; VG; bound in contemporary marbled boards, rebacked in half leather with new black leather spine and gilt lettering; title page with repaired tear and laid-down; with 32 plates ?f, 1f, 2, 6f, 8f, 8/9, 11f, 11, 14, 15, 17-25, 26f, 26, 27, 27, 28, 28, 29, 29, 30, 31, 31, 38 and 39 ('f' indicates a folding plate); Though numbered erratically to 39, authorities agree on 34 plates.; shelved above mythology.
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.
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.
London: George Newnes Limited, 1906. First Edition. Quarto, 245 pages; VG-; bound in publisher's green cloth, gilt to spine and front board; rebacked with spine preserved, moderate rubbing and fading to spine; interior clean; profusely illustrated; floral pattered endpapers; top edge of text block gilt; small bookseller sticker on front pastedown, stamp on verso of ffep; shelved case 11.
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 3.
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.
Verlag Ernst Wasmuth Tubingen, 1973. First. Quarto; VG-/G+; cream-colored spines with dark red text (volume one), dark green text (volume two), and black text (volume three); dustjackets of each volume have moderate age-toning, light edgewear with bending, creasing and chipping, heads and tails of spines frayed and torn, covers and spines have light staining and scuffing, plastic mylar covering on each jacket peeling slightly in some areas; boards of each volume are strong and clean; half title page of each volume has small note from previous owner written in black ink, general textblocks have light age-toning but are clean and unmarked; 206pp (volume one), 365pp (volume two), 200pp (volume three). Text in German. SHELVED IN FIRST RIGHT-HAND BOOKCASE IN AISLE 10. [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates].
Saint-Jorioz: Editions Atelier, 1980. Quarto; VG/VG; black spine, grey and white lettering; both volumes' dust jackets has some shelfwear, protected by BroDart; both volumes' boards slightly bowed, very minor shelfwear; both volumes' text blocks slightly age toned around edges, foxing on exterior edges; volumes contained in cardboard box with general shelfwear and some tearing; Volume 1 - 2864860031; Volume 2 - 286486004X; 2 volumes [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international expedited please inquire for rates].
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.
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.
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.
Cambridge, Massachusetts: The MIT Press, 1986. First English Edition. Quarto, 262 pages; VG/VG; spine white and pastel pictorial with black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price cut; mild shelfwear to jacket, primarily to corners, head of spine; gift inscription to ffep; shelved front table.
Paris: Perin-Grados / Imp. Clerc & Catineau, 1889. Decoration of Roofs using lead, copper, zinc / Epis, Weathervanes, Cretes, Campaniles, Skylights, Membrons, Cheneaux, etc. Elephant Folio, 14pp of text followed by 56 plates on heavy stock, bound in dark brown marbled paper covered boards with modern repaired spine and hinges of calf with gilt titles on spine. Marbled endpapers. Very lightly marbled text block edges. Plates all b/w steel-plate engravings, all depicting a series of architectural design studies of roof decorations. Includes loose 3ff pamphlet, describing the 13th century decorations of frescoes in the St. Catherine chapel [la chapelle Sainte-Catherine], in the crypt of the Notre-Dame cathedral, with beautiful full-color lithograph plate depicting fresco detail. This pamphlet is most likely not a part of the main text, as evidenced by the slightly different size of the folio, as well as a different imprint on the lithographic plate (Imprimerie reunies Editeurs). Condition: G+/none. Calf with minimal shelf wear. Heavy wear along edges of contemporary marbled paper, with boards showing throughout. Corners bumped and chipped. Covers and ffep entirely detached. Text block clean and bright throughout. Signatures all tight. Overall, good+, rare text. ---TEXT IN FRENCH.
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: T. Fisher Unwin, ca. 1923. First edition. Folio in red heavy cloth hardcovers with gold letters; VG; minimal soiling; book slightly slanted upwards with discolored spine; previous owner's name on ffep; 26 pages of text followed by 288 sepia toned photographic plates taken between 1906 and 1909; in good condition; shelved on front table; please contact us for shipping costs.
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.
New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1957. First Edition. Quarto; 367pp; full gray cloth with titles in gilt and green; moderate external wear and soiling; contents very good. Top board imprinted in gilt "to Leon Chatelain, Jr., President: The American Institute of Architects From Chicago Chapter American Institute of Architects February 19, 1957. This ASSOCIATION COPY is INSCRIBED TO CHATELAIN BY CHICAGO MAYOR RICHARD J. DALEY AND CHICAGO AIA PRESIDENT SAMUEL LICHTMANN.
New York: The Architectural Book Publishing Company, 1924. First Edition. Large Quarto; pp 195+184; G/Poor; grayish beige spines with black text; 2 volumes; dust jackets have severe chipping to edges; split starts to joints; vol. 1 missing top half to spine; exteriors show age toning toward edges; slight pencil to front flaps; price clipped front flaps; dark green cloths have moderate wear to exteriors; some rubbing to edges; strong boards; text blocks have slight age toning to exterior edges; frontispieces; dark green endpapers; profusely illustrated with line drawings and black and white photographs; interiors lightly toned; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
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.
La Habana: 1938. First edition. Quarto; 221 pp. + topographical plans (some folding). Illustrated with photographs. Rebound with leather spine over black cloth, with original gilt-decorated black front board preserved. VG, clean and tight. Maps pristine. Some age-toning throughout, some creasing to lower corners of text. Scarce. Shelved Front Table.
Glasgow: Jackson, Wylie & Co., 1930. Limited First Edition. 4to., 201 pp., G+; half-bound, dark green leather spine and corners with dark green paper boards; gold lettering to spine; embossed gold colophon to front board, with Latin inscription DULCE PERICULUM ["DANGER IS SWEET"]; cocking to spine; rubbing and staining to three-paneled spine; light staining and denting to boards; boards shaken, binding strong; gilt top; beveled fore- and bottom-edge to text-block; age-toning and foxing to endpapers; age-toning to interior, text legible; signs of repair to front and back paste-downs; frontispiece protected by tissue guard (tearing to said tissue guard at hinge); limited printing of 250 copies stated on copyright page; shelved case 9.
Montreal: Canadian Center For Architecture, 2001. quarto in cloth with DJ. VG+/VG+. DJ has light shelf and edge wear. Interior of book is like new. Binding is solid. Book contains numerous black and white and color photos and plates. Former owners name written on last page of book. Chronological chart in pouch affixed to rear board. Non paginated. Shelve on front table. DJ spine is black with white text.