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Image for Eero Saarinen: Shaping the Future [Exhibition Guide]

Eero Saarinen: Shaping the Future [Exhibition Guide]

By: Albrecht, Donald

Price: $25.00

Publisher: [Bloomfield Hills, MI], Cranbrook Art Museum: 2007

Seller ID: 2939

ISBN: 0972488146

Condition: Fine


Staple-bound card wraps, 18 by 24.5 cm, 26 pp., illus. Fine. Not to be confused with the Yale book of the same name, this is the scarce English-language booklet that accompanied the 2006-2010 exhibition of Eero Saarinen, the Finnish-American architect best known for the United States Jefferson National Expansion Memorial (the St. Louis Arch). This guide includes photographs, sketches, and paintings of the Arch, the Ingalls Hockey Rink at Yale, Dulles International Airport, Saarinen’s home, the Miller house in Columbus, Indiana, some of Saarinen’s furniture designs, and much more. View more info

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Contemporary Architecture in Germany, 1970-1996: 50 Buildings

By: De Bruyn, Gerd

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Basel, Birkhäuser: 1997

Seller ID: 3443

ISBN: 3764357371

Condition: As New


Hardcover with dust jacket, 17 by 21.5 cm, 136 pp., illus. New, still sealed in the publisher’s shrinkwrap. From the publisher: “In recent years, the importance of architecture in Germany has surged. There is hardly any other country in the world where internationally acclaimed architects including Tadao Ando, Richard Meier, James Stirling and Norman Foster to name a few have erected so many major structures. And, in turn, the buildings by German architects, e.g., Gottfried Bohm, Thomas Herzog, Josef Paul Kleihues and Oswald Mathias Ungers, are meriting increasing international attenti... View more info

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Chinese Houses and Gardens [Signed]

By: Inn, Henry; Shao Chang Lee, ed.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Hastings House Publishers: 1950

Edition: Second Edition, Revised

Inscription: Author and Editor

Seller ID: 3273

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with dust jacket, green cloth with gilt spine and cover titles and decorations, 23.5 by 31 cm, xii 148 pp., illus. The hardcover has only minor wear at the edges and corners; the jacket has heavy yellowing, several small tears, and large chips, especially on the top edge of the rear panel. Signed by the author on the title page and inscribed and signed by the editor – Lee – on the half-title page. From the front flap: “Henry Inn of Honolulu, art collector, designer, and photographer, has here produced a collection of Chinese architectural pictures that is extraordinary. Prob... View more info

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Craig Ellwood

By: Jackson, Neil

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Laurence King Publishing, Ltd.: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3285

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover with dust jacket, grey cloth with white spine titles, 25.7 by 25.5 cm, 208 pp., heavily illus. The hardcover is near fine with only faint signs of shelf wear at the corners; the jacket is very good with light shelf wear and a 6 mm tear to the top edge of the front cover. A scarce, though recent book on the California architect. From the publisher: “Craig Ellwood (1922-92) – the Californian Modernist best known for his Los Angeles Case Study Houses and the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena – was a product of Hollywood. An architectural superstar, he was fashioned and ... View more info

Image for The Home and Studio of Frank Lloyd Wright in Oak Park, Illinois 1889-1911 with Set of Seven Postcards

The Home and Studio of Frank Lloyd Wright in Oak Park, Illinois 1889-1911 with Set of Seven Postcards

By: Kalec, Donald G.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Oak park, IL, Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio Foundation: 1982

Seller ID: 2130

Condition: Very Good


Staple-bound booklet, 19 by 19 cm, 30 pp., illus. Near fine but for a light corner crease on the back cover. No names or writing. Includes seven postcards of Wrights home and studio – all unused and in very good condition. View more info

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Massimo Mariani: Progetti 1980-2005

By: Masini, Lara-Vinca

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Florence, Verbavolant: 2006

Seller ID: 1892

Condition: New


Hardcover with dust jacket, 24 by 30 cm, 232 pp., illus. Dual language edition in English and Italian. New, sealed in the publisher’s shrinkwrap. Oversize book that will require additional postage for overseas shipping. From the publisher: “The architecture and design of Massimo Mariani is characterized by intriguing forms and bold colors. Objects designed by Mariani have won several awards and have been displayed in galleries and museums throughout the world. Mariani’s varied architectural projects include private residences, museums, and corporate offices. Massimo Mariani: Progetti... View more info

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Art in Architecture [University of St. Gallen]

By: Sánchez, Yvette, ed.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: St. Gallen, Switzerland, University of St. Gallen: 2013

Seller ID: 3398

Condition: Very Good


Wraps, 15 by 23.5 cm, 105 pp., illus. in color. Very good with only light wear to the edges of the spine. A beautifully illustrated look at the art and architecture of Switzerland’s Universität St. Gallen. From Prof. Thomas Bieger’s foreword and Prof. Peter Nobel’s introduction: "For fifty years the University of St. Gallen has been located on the grounds on Rosenberg. When it opened in 1963 the Brutalist-style building complex designed by architects Walter Förderer, Georg Otto and Hans Zwimpfer was often mentioned throughout Europe. Even today we still admire the courage of the p... View more info

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American Barns: In a Class by Themselves

By: Schuler, Stanley

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Exter, PA, Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3275

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with dust jacket, green cloth with gilt spine titles, 22 by 28.6 cm, 224 pp., heavily illustrated with color and black and white photographs. Very good with only faint signs of shelf wear; the jacket is very good with light curling and tiny tears on the top edge. From the front flap: “American Barnes is an exciting, eye-opening study of one of America’s most beloved types of buildings. Barns, which denote abundance and prosperity, are explored fully in this intriguing book. In a handsomely printed text and pictures (113 of them in gorgeous color), it covers barns throughout the... View more info

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trigon 67: ambiente/environment, Vol. 2 [Contemporary Art, Architecture]

By: Skreiner, Wilfried, ed.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Graz, Austria, Neue Galerie am Landesmuseum Joanneum: 1967

Edition: First Ed.

Seller ID: 2869

Condition: Good


Mylar and tissue wraps, 23 by 23.5 cm, [84] pp. with glossy and tissue leaves, heavily illus. The fragile spine is separated into several signatures, otherwise very good with light scuffing to the mylar. An exhibition catalog focusing on the contemporary arts, design, and sculpture of Austria, Italy, and Yugoslavia. Aside from the artists’ names, there is no text. “For the occasion of Ambiente/Environment, the 1967 Trigon Biennale in Graz, artists from Austria, Italy, and Yugoslavia were invited to the Künstlerhaus to create installation-based environments, which were then arranged ... View more info

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Contemporary Architecture: South Africa

By: Tolic, Ines

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Milan, Motta Architettura: 2010

Seller ID: 3076

Condition: New


Wraps, 27.2 by 24 cm, 176 pp., illus. in color. New, still in the publisher’s shrinkwrap. Text is in Italian and English. From the publisher: “The volume takes an updated snapshot of the situation facing the recent South African architectural production through the critical selection of the most relevant works. From the new Constitutional Court to shopping centers of Tuscan inspiration, from attempts to redevelop the infamous townships to the work in progress in view of the 2010 World Cup, the architecture of South Africa now offers a multi-faceted and complex image, a reflection of th... View more info

Image for Die Kunst: Monatshefte für Freie und Angewandte Kunst - The Art: Monthly Magazine for Fine and Applied Arts, German

Die Kunst: Monatshefte für Freie und Angewandte Kunst - The Art: Monthly Magazine for Fine and Applied Arts, German

By: Verlagsanstalt F. Bruckmann, Editor

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Munich, Verlagsanstalt F. Bruckmann A.G.: 1906

Edition: Bound Volume

Seller ID: 112

Condition: Very Good


Bound edition of volume fourteen, 1905-1906. Features articles on fine art (including some bookplates images), book design, furniture, pottery, textiles, gardening, printwork, architecture, and much more. Text is IN GERMAN. Includes the finely designed bookplate of Rudolph Henrich on the front pastedown (please see all our photos of this volume under "customer images"). Bound in burgundy cloth with gilt titles/decorations. 520 pages, heavily illustrated with black and white photos and some color images. Firmly bound with cloth hinges, with all pages intact. There is some light wear to the boa... View more info

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Tiny Tiny Houses: Or How to Get Away From It All

By: Walker, Lester

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Woodstock, NY, The Overlook Press: 1987

Edition: 6th printing

Seller ID: 2480

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with dust jacket, 22.3 by 28.5 cm, 220 pp., well illus. Very good with light bumping to the corners and foot of the spine; the jacket is very good with only minor edge wear. No writing, highlighting, names, or other markings. An underrated classic – the tiny house movement BEFORE there was a tiny house movement! Dust jacket present. View more info