Paris: OTUA (L'Office Technique pour l'Utilisation de l'Acier), 1935. 164p, illustrations, area plans, elevations, plans, perspectives. 54x43cm. Black morocco back, lithographed paper boards in a modernist design by Cassandre, edges lined with white leather. Copy 67 in an unknown edition, signed by Doniaux, the director of OTUA. The work documents a design competition organized by the OTUA for a new exposition center showcasing the use of steel. Three projects are published and information for all 13 projects is given.The judges awarded the grand prize to the firm of Tournon & Chappey. The firms of Alex & Pierre Fournier, Molinie, Nicod & Boulanger, Umbdenstock, R. Expert, and Charles & Daniel Letrosne were also awarded prizes. The project was not constructed. Spine dry, chipped, edges well worn. In good condition only.
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Washington, D.C. Preservation Press, 1984. 223p, illustrated, indexed. 17cm. First edition. Soft cover. Fine.
New York: Architectural Record Company, 1914. 579p, illustrations, fold outs. 25cm. Maroon buckram with titling in gilt on the spine. Includes Frank Lloyd Wright's "In the Case of Architecture, Second Paper," pp. 405-413. Minor wear and in very good condition.
Boston: Boston Architectural Club, 1924. Frontis, unpaginated, illustrations, plates, plans, advertising. 35cm. Green cloth back and green paperboards; titling in red and black on the front cover. Corners skinned; short title magic marker on front cover; spotting on spine cloth; otherwise a very good copy.
Boston: Boston Architectural Club, 1925. Frontis, 246p, illustrations, plates, plans, advertising. 35cm. Green cloth back and green paperboards; titling in red and black on the front cover. Corners skinned; otherwise a very good copy.
Boston: Boston Architectural Club, 1911. Frontis, unpaginated, illustrations, plates, plans. 31cm. Gray cloth; illustration on front cover; titling in white. Front cover titling has almost chipped away; written title in pen in illustration; wear to spine ends. A better than good copy.
Boston: Boston Architectural Club, 1920. Frontispiece, illustrations, plans, followed by advertisements. 31cm. Gray cloth back and paper boards with titling in red. Damp stain on the front cover, edges rubbed, corners bumped. In better than good condition.
Chicago: Burnham Library of Architecture, Art Institute of Chicago, 1963. , 28p, map of downtown Chicago laid-in. 23cm. Staple bound pamphlet. Fading around edges, prior owner's name on title page, small "k" inked on cover corner and spine. Still in very good condition.
Biloxi, MS: City of Biloxi, 1976. 172p, indexed, glossary. 22x28cm. Soft cover. A near fine copy.
Washington Architectural Club, 1908. Frontis, 35p, illustrations, fold out, plans, advertising. 27cm. Green cloth back and grey paper boards; titling and illustration in gilt and green on the front cover. Slight fading at edges; corners slightly rubbed; light soiling; an attractive, bright copy in very good condition.
London: 1855. 404p, illustrations, fold outs. 28cm. Half morocco and marbled boards. Missing pages 1-32; slightly rubbed and still in very good condition though incomplete.
London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1846. xxiv, 1317p, [32p catalog], illustrated, indexed. 23cm. Green cloth over boards, border and illustration embossed on the front cover; titling in gilt on the spine. Prior owner's neat, small signature in several places; cloth torn at spine edge front cover, edges worn, corners skinned; still, in very good condition.
Vienna: Galerie Wurthle, 1986. 96p, illustrations. 27cm. Soft cover. Slight corner creases. In near fine condition.
New York: 1939. [36p], illustrations. 31cm. Green paper boards with illustration in gilt on the front cover, titling in green. A colorful pictorial work illustrating the opening of Grand Central terminal and highlighting the surrounding area. Concluding double page map of the Grand Central Zone. Spine slightly chipped, corners slightly bruised. In very good condition.
American Architect & Building News Co., 1898-1902. 451 loose plates and text in 12 portfolio volumes of uniform dark green cloth back and light green paperboards with dark green ribbon ties. Parts I-IV comprise volume I, 156 plates, 36p unopened text, index to volumes 1 & 2 ; Parts V-VIII comprise volume 2, 140 plates, 112p unopened text; Parts IX-XII comprise volume 3, 154 plates, 124p unopened text, index to volume 3. Mild darkening at the portfolio edges; occasional non detracting small stains on front covers; slight spray of white spots at spine tail of several portfolios; head or tail of spine pulled on a few portfolios; minor edge wear; fore edge and bottom edge plate margins mildly stained in first two portfolios. This remains a very attractive, little used, very complete set with unopened text sections, both indexes; all title pages; all content pages; all 451 plates, and with all the ribbon ties present. Rare thus, and rarely seen complete, this set of 12 portfolios is in very good condition.
New York: Rizzoli, 1992. 288pp. 29cm. Gray cloth; dust jacket. Signed by Hugh Hardy. A fine copy.
Eindhoven: N.V. Eindhovensche Drukkerij v.h. Schäfer & Co., . Not paginated, illustrations with captions and decorative borders. 22x25cm. Wrappers, cover art of lamp bulbs by "Chris Lebeau, 1920" on the front cover. The plant produced incandescent bulbs. Includes pictures of the plant, workers' homes, interiors. Foxed, chipped, rounded. In good condition.
Paris: A. Guérinet, 1904-1905. , 197 plates. 40cm. Bound in dark and light brown cloths; titling in gilt on the spine. Bound for Frank Upman, renowned Washington, DC, architect of the early twentieth century, with his name in gilt at the foot of the spine. Covers soiled, top edge of covers skinned; still, in very good condition.
New York: Western & Company, 1869. 390p, illustrations, indexed. 34cm. Black cloth with titling in gilt on the spine. Titling has faded, spine ends show wear; slight soiling; otherwise in very good condition.
Mulgrave, Victoria: Images Publishing, 1999. 256p, illustrations, biography, list: awards, exhibitions, projects and competitions, bibliography. Green paper boards; dust jacket. Signed by Michael Graves in 2001 on the front free endpaper. Three corners lightly bumped; slight rubbing of jacket; still, an unread copy as new.
Washington, D.C. Historic American Buildings Survey, June, 1970. v, 159p, illustrated. 27cm. Soft cover. Small date stamp on front cover, one corner crease. In very good condition.
New York: Palliser, Palliser & Co., 1887. [3p, ads including the front cover pastedown and endpapers], frontispiece, [3p. preface], followed by 65 plates and text, [12p, architectural details and specifications], specifications of work, contract, [24p, ads with one advertisement for paint in color, including the bottom cover pastedown]. 36cm. Publisher's red morocco back and paper covered boards with gilt titling and illustration on the front cover. One third of morocco spine chipped away; cover titling faded, edges rubbed. Although the spine is damaged, this book is overall in very good condition. With a rare price list attached to a card title page of Palliser's American Architecture; or, Every Man a Complete Builder, to be used with that book, or New Cottages [detached, chipped, creased, torn].
Stamford CT: Reinhold Publishing. Water color sketch by Carroll Bill. Spine torn. A slightly better than good copy.
Stamford, CT: Reinhold Publishing. With a print by Ernest Born. With 2 color plates. Spine torn at head, center and foot; covers slightly soiled, spotting, small stain. A slightly better than good copy.
Stamford, CT: Reinhold Publishing. Covers slightly soiled. In very good condition.