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1982 Engelsman's General Construction Cost Guide, Engelsman, Coert
1 Engelsman, Coert 1982 Engelsman's General Construction Cost Guide
New York Van Nostrand Reinhold Company 1982 0-442-26508-5 / 9780442265083 Softcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Stiff wraps, black, lettered in white and gray, chiefly tables, pagination by section. Heavy, international extra. ; Oblong, 11" x 8-1/4"; No wear of note, no writing. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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A Dozen Modern SMALL HOUSES, Anon.
2 Anon. A Dozen Modern SMALL HOUSES
Saint Paul, Minnesota Weyerhaeuser Forest Products [1926] Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Selected from 150 Designs Submitted to a Jury of Architects in a National Six-Room House Competition Sponsored by Weyerhaeuser Forest Products. Portfolio bound in gray paper with beige cloth spine, front pastedown label. Contents are 14 four-page leaflets. The first contains the title page and a description of The Small Modern House vs. the Large Old-Fashioned House. The second discusses The Value of Real Working Drawings as furnished by Weyerhaeuser Forest Products and has 3 pages of sample drawings. The remaining 12 sections each describe a house including floor plans, elevation, street views and a cross section; each architect is named as well. The title page is not dated; each plan has a 1926 copyright. ; 8-1/2" x 11-1/4"; Portfolio label toned and chipped along edge, corners worn, lacking front silk tie. Leaflets lightly soiled along edges with creases on the Value leaflet and small marginal closed tears on the title page and one other leaf. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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AMERICA'S NO. 1 DEFENSE COMMUNITY: Oak Ridge, Tennessee, featured in Progressive Architecture, June 1951, Creighton, Thomas H. (Editor)
3 Creighton, Thomas H. (Editor) AMERICA'S NO. 1 DEFENSE COMMUNITY: Oak Ridge, Tennessee, featured in Progressive Architecture, June 1951
New York Reinhold Publishing Corporation 1951 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Feature article describes the planning of Oak Ridge as seen by architects - engineers Skidmore, Owings & Merrill. Many advertisements, including several from Oak Ridge sub-contractors. ; 9" x 11-1/2"; 208 pp; Covers lightly worn at spine and corners, pages show light corner wear and are clean and unmarked. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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4 Cram, Ralph Adams (Editor) American Church Building of Today
New York Architectural Book Publishing Company (1929) No edition noted Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
A selection of photographs of exteriors, interiors, details and plans of churches recently erected. List of Contributing Architects has 52 entries. Blue cloth, gilt lettering front and spine, light blue endpapers, brief text, b&w photographs (mostly full page). ; 9-1/2" x 12-1/2"; ix, 283 pp; Edgeworn with fraying at corners and top/bottom of spine, spine gilt dulled, faded area of front endpaper (as where an erasure occurred), hinges a bit weak, pages generally clean and free of tears or writing. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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5 Ramsey, Charles George and Harold Reeve Sleeper ARCHITECTURAL GRAPHIC STANDARDS for Architects, Engineers, Decorators, Builders and Draftsmen
New York John Wiley & Sons 1941 Third Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
Orange cloth boards with black lettering, black cloth spine with orange lettering, chiefly architectural drawings. 11/41 printing. Publishers orange and black dust jacket. Heavy, international extra. ; 9-1/2" x 11-3/4"; xiii, 344 pp; A nicely preserved copy. Boards are clean and show only slight corner wear, solid hinges, discrete gift inscription to FFEP, text clean and unmarked. Dust jacket lightly soiled, worn at corners, not price clipped ($6.00). 
Price: 65.00 USD
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Building Configuration & Seismic Design, Arnold, Christopher and Robert Reitherman
6 Arnold, Christopher and Robert Reitherman Building Configuration & Seismic Design
New York John Wiley & Sons 1982 0-471-86138-3 / 9780471861386 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket 
Red cloth, publishers blindstamp on front, gilt spine lettering, well-illustrated. Gray illustrated dust jacket. Heavy, international extra.; 8-3/4" x 11-1/4"; xii, 296 pp; Jacket lightly soiled, top third on front panel rippled, two small tears along edges, in protective mylar jacket. Book has almost no wear, no writing. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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CALIFORNIA ARCHITECTURE: Historic American Buildings Survey, Woodbridge, Sally B.
7 Woodbridge, Sally B. CALIFORNIA ARCHITECTURE: Historic American Buildings Survey
San Francisco, California Chronicle Books 1988 0-87701-538-4 / 9780877015383 First Printing Softcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Pink stiff coated wraps with French-fold flaps, perfect bound, front cover with b&w cover photo and blue and brown lettering, brown spine lettering, illustrated with photographs and drawings. First paperback printing with full number line. This copy signed in ink by the author above her name on the title page. ; 7" x 10"; xi, 274 pp; Signed by Author; Spine sunned, front cover slightly sunned along top edge, very slight cover wear, internally fine. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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CHA-NO-YU HOUSES in Detailed Illustrations, Kitao, Harumichi
8 Kitao, Harumichi CHA-NO-YU HOUSES in Detailed Illustrations
Tokyo, Japan The Shokokusha Publishing Co. 1969 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Navy cloth, gilt lettering to front and spine, green endpapers, profusely illustrations with plans (about 170 of them) and b&w photographs, text and captions are in Japanese with English translation provided. Heavy, international extra. ; 8-1/4" x 12"; 187 pp; This cloth seems to attract lint. Otherwise, fine condition with no wear to note. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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CHARTERS de ALMEIDA. La costruzione della forma tra architettura e scultura / Alcune opere 1983-2004, Monteiro, José Charters (A cura di)
9 Monteiro, José Charters (A cura di) CHARTERS de ALMEIDA. La costruzione della forma tra architettura e scultura / Alcune opere 1983-2004
Bologna [Italy] Editrice Compositori 2004 88-7794-461-7 / 9788877944610 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Exhibition catalogue. Charters de Almeida's work is the key to the door of the "imaginary cities" that are within us and through whose multiplying perspectives we can redefine infinite horizons. Red cloth with white lettering to front cover and spine, three-column tri-lingual presentation (Italian, Portuguese, English), well-illustrated (in color) with many full-page photographs.; 9-1/4" x 10-3/4" (23,5 x 27,3 cm); Lightly bumped at upper right, slight wear at other corners, internally fine. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Developments in Tall Buildings 1983, Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat; Lynn S. Beedle (Editor-in-Chie f)
10 Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat; Lynn S. Beedle (Editor-in-Chie f) Developments in Tall Buildings 1983
Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania Hutchinson Ross Publishing Company 1983 0-87933-048-1 / 9780879330484 First Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
White cloth with multi-colored illustration, black spine lettering, various authors with detailed papers on aspects of high-rise development, illustrated with photographs, drawings, charts. Heavy, international extra.; 6-1/4" X 9-1/4"; XXI, 880 pp; Faint spotting along top edge, internally fine, no writing. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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GREEK LINES and Other Architectural Essays, Van Brunt, Henry
11 Van Brunt, Henry GREEK LINES and Other Architectural Essays
Boston and New York Houghton, Mifflin and Company 1893 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Terra cotta cloth boards, tan spine with ornate cover design, black endpapers, 14 illustrations within. This was once the copy of noted architect Guy Kirkham and bears his bookplate inside the front cover, and his signature on the front flyleaf. ; 5-1/4" x 8"; vi, 274 pp; A very well preserved copy. Spine darkened, otherwise little cover wear, solid hinges, paper lightly and evenly toned, text clean and free of tears or writing. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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HANDI-GUIDE on Brick and Structural Tile Wall Assemblies, Structural Clay Products Institute
12 Structural Clay Products Institute HANDI-GUIDE on Brick and Structural Tile Wall Assemblies
Washington, D. C. Structural Clay Products Institute Softcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
From residential and commercial walls (interior and exterior) to fireplaces and dairy barns, practically every major use of brick and tile is illustrated. Also, there are Comparative Wall Cost Studies, Estimating Forms, up-to-the-minute information on the Modular Coordination of Building Materials, latest data on Cavity Wall, a special chapter on "Construction Principles" and a full color section dramatizing the many opportunities ahead for the skilled mason. Stiff red wraps with cover illustrations, red cloth spine, includes many detailed drawings of architectural details, photo section includes some b&w, some in full color. Title from cover. Undated, postwar 1940s or early 1950s. ; 8-1/2" x 11"; 144 pp; Light wear to covers, light corner wear, clean and unmarked within. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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13 House & Garden: A monthly magazine devoted to Architecture, Gardens and Decoration (Second part of Volume II, July - December 1902)
Philadelphia 1902 First Edition Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Single bound volume, marbled boards, leather spine and corners, gilt spine titling, marbled page edges, decorative tan endpapers, frontispiece in color for December issue, many other illustrations in b&w, index for full year 1902 in front..; 9 x 12"; 283-644 pp; Spine cocked, leather worn at hinges, slight loss at top and bottom of spine, hinges remain very strong, stamped "Sample Copy" to contents page of July issue, a bit musty, pages clean and bright. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Houses Generated By Patterns, Alexander, Christopher, Sanford Hirshen, Sara Ishikawa, Christie Coffin, Shlomo Angel
14 Alexander, Christopher, Sanford Hirshen, Sara Ishikawa, Christie Coffin, Shlomo Angel Houses Generated By Patterns
Berkeley, California Center for Environmental Structure [1970] Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Design for a community as submitted for a United Nations competition. Stiff wraps, perfect bound, covers reproduce plot map, text accompanied by b&W drawings and photographs. Copyright is undated; includes as first printed page Jurors Comments reprinted from April 1970 Architectural Digest. ; 8-1/4" x 11"; 219 pp; Wear to covers at top of spine and to page corners at upper right, prior owner name to front flyleaf, otherwise unmarked. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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15 Ichinowatari, Katsuhiko (Editor) HUGH STUBBINS: Architecture in the Spirit of the Times (PROCESS Architecture No. 10)
Tokyo, Japan Bunji Murotani / Process Architecture Publishing Co. 1979 0-89860-011-1 / 9780898600117 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Stiff wraps, color cover illustration, perfect bound, well-illustrated with photos, plans, drawings, some in color, text in English and Japanese. ; 9" x 11-1/2"; 164 pp; Very slight damage from dampness, otherwise only minor wear. The front cover and first few pages are slightly curled, no visible staining, no odor. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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HUMAN ECOLOGY: A Theory of Community Structure, Hawley, Amos H.
16 Hawley, Amos H. HUMAN ECOLOGY: A Theory of Community Structure
New York The Ronald Press Company (1950) First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
Green cloth, gilt spine lettering, illustrated. Light green dust jacket lettered in dark green. 1950 copyright with no other mention of date or edition.; 6" x 9"; xvi, 456 pp; Book shows slight wear at corners, slight soiling along page edges, solid hinges, no inscriptions, pages clean and unmarked. Jacket lightly worn along top edge, sunned, esp. at spine. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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17 Reid, Kenneth (Compiler) INDUSTRIAL BUILDINGS: The Architectural Record of a Decade
New York F. W. Dodge Corporation (1951) No edition noted Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
Gray cloth, red lettering front and spine, profusely illustrated in b&w with photographs, architectural drawings, etc. (a few pages use spot colors). Heavy, USPS Media Mail as expected, others extra.; 8-3/4" x 11-1/2"; 542 pp; Covers soiled, some fraying along edges, hinges a bit loose (not cracked and still holding well), prior owner name and brief notations inside rear cover, pages clean and unmarked. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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INDUSTRIAL LOCALIZATION AND METROPOLITAN GROWTH: The Paterson-Passaic District, Kenyon, James B.
18 Kenyon, James B. INDUSTRIAL LOCALIZATION AND METROPOLITAN GROWTH: The Paterson-Passaic District
Chicago, Illinois University of Chicago Press 1960 First Edition Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Tan wraps, perfect bound, illustrated. ; 6" x 9"; 224 pp; Light wear to covers, prior owner name to front free endpaper, pages are clean and unmarked. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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19 Foreword by Peter Bohlin, Introduction by James Wines, Text by Theresa Morrow, Concept and Design by Lucas H. Guerra and Oscar Riera Ojedaarch JAMES CUTLER
Gloucester, Massachusetts Rockport Publishers 1997 1-56496-341-1 / 9781564963413 First Printing Softcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Contemporary World Architects. Stiff illustrated wraps, well illustrated in color. 1 on print line.; 8.75 x 8.75"; 132 pp; Very slight wear to front cover, bookseller sticker on rear cover, else fine. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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JUN ITAMI 1970 - 2008: Architecture and Urbanism, Itami, Jun
20 Itami, Jun JUN ITAMI 1970 - 2008: Architecture and Urbanism
Tokyo, Japan Itami Jun Architects Co. / Hangei Museum 2008 Softcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Sliver wraps, French fold flaps, perfect bound, black and white lettering front and spine, well-illustrated with color section at front, b&w illustrations throughout, text nearly entirely in English, a few pages Japanese. ; 7-3/4" x 9-1/4" (24 cm); 325 pp; Slight wear to corners else fine. 
Price: 95.00 USD
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