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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.; Oblong, 11" x 8-1/4"; No wear of note, no writing. 
Price: 30.00 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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3 Koch, Alex. (editor) ACADEMY ARCHITECTURE and Architectural Review 1904, Vol. 26.
London Academy Architecture 1904 Flexible cloth Good with no dust jacket 
Contains A Selection of the most prominent Architectural Drawings hung at the Exhibition of the Royal Academy, London, and the Paris Salon, 1904, Sculptures, A review of interesting Architectural subjects carried out or designed during the last few years in England and Abroad. Among the many illustrations are homes designed by M. H. Bailie Scott, C. F. A. Voysey, and C. R. Ashbee, issue also features work by Otto Luer, Albert Schutte und Volmer, A. Sasse. Brown cloth stiff wraps ; 7 x 9.5"; xvi, 146 pp; Front cover curled outward and well worn, spine also shows wear, the rear cover shows little wear. The binding is a bit loose, the pages are generally clean and in VG condition, though one page of ads does have a closed tear. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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AMERICA'S NO. 1 DEFENSE COMMUNITY: Oak Ridge, Tennessee, featured in Progressive Architecture, June 1951, Creighton, Thomas H. (Editor)
4 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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5 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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6 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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ARCHITECTURAL STYLES FOR COUNTRY HOUSES: The Characteristics and Merits of Various Types of Architecture as Set Forth by Enthusiastic Advocates, Saylor, Henry H. (Editor)
7 Saylor, Henry H. (Editor) ARCHITECTURAL STYLES FOR COUNTRY HOUSES: The Characteristics and Merits of Various Types of Architecture as Set Forth by Enthusiastic Advocates
New York Robert M. McBride & Company 1919 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
New and Enlarged Edition, first was 1912. Red cloth, white lettering, photographs on plates. ; 7-1/4" x 10"; 133 pp; Spine lettering rubbed, lightly edgeworn, soiled, prior owner name inked to FFEP, pages clean and unmarked. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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8 Dunlop, Beth (Introduction and text); Philip Johnson (Foreword), Massimo Vignelli (Editor) ARQUITECTONICA
Washington, D.C. The American Institute of Architects Press 1991 1-55835-047-0 / 9781558350472 Hardcover Very Good- in Near Fine dust jacket 
AIA Press work describes some forty projects by this Coral Gables, Florida firm noted for their contributions to the Miami skyline. White cloth, lettered front and spine in blue, yellow endpapers, well-illustrated in color. Dust jacket with color photo, white lettering. Note that this book is heavy. It has been priced to include USPS Media Mail shipping within the continental U.S. for the normal shipping charge. Shipping to other locations or by other methods will cost more.; 9-1/4" x 12-1/4"; 213 pp; Gift inscription on front free endpaper, endpaper is faintly creased. Half-title page has two severe creases. Else fine. Dust jacket slightly shelfworn, lightly scuffed seen on rear panel. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Building Configuration & Seismic Design, Arnold, Christopher and Robert Reitherman
9 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. ; 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: 300.00 USD
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CALIFORNIA ARCHITECTURE: Historic American Buildings Survey, Woodbridge, Sally B.
10 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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11 Sert, José Luis CAN OUR CITIES SURVIVE? an ABC of urban problems, their analysis, their solutions
Cambridge The Harvard University Press 1942 First Edition Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
based on the proposals formulated by the C.I.A.M. (Congrès International d'Architecture Moderne / International Congress for Modern Architecture). Gray cloth, orange lettering front and spine, many illustrations. Heavy, extra for international postage.; Oblong, 12" x 9"; xi, 259 pp; Covers edgeworn, slight spine lean, hinges are not visibly cracked but they are loose-front hinge a bit more than the rear, prior owner name on FFEP with 1943 date, illustration pasted inside front cover is only part of original DJ front panel (image of people in a tin can but without lettering), text block clean and unmarked. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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12 Goldberger, Paul (Introduction); Mario Gandelsonas and John Pastier (Essays) CESAR PELLI: Buildings and Projects 1965-1990
New York Rizzoli (1990) 0-8478-1262-6 / 9780847812622 Softcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Stiff wraps, perfect bound, color cover illustration, well-illustrated in color. Note that this book is heavy. It has been priced to include USPS Media Mail shipping within the continental U.S. for the normal shipping charge. Shipping to other locations or by other methods will cost more. ; 8-1/2" x 11"; 288 pp; Very slight wear to corners of wraps, spine toned, otherwise fine. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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CHA-NO-YU HOUSES in Detailed Illustrations, Kitao, Harumichi
13 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)
14 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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15 CLUBS AND RESORTS: Designing for Recreation and Leisure
Glen Cove, NY PBC International 1993 0-86636-230-4 / 9780866362306 First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Gray cloth, blindstamped lettering front, silver spine lettering, many full-color photographs. Pictorial dust jacket. ; 9-1/4" x 12-1-/4"; 203 pp; Book lightly rubbed along bottom edge, else fine. Jacket lightly edgeworn, small stain on rear cover. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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16 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 Near Fine 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. ; 6-1/4" X 9-1/4"; XXI, 880 pp; Very light wear along edges, internally fine, no writing. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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GREEK LINES and Other Architectural Essays, Van Brunt, Henry
17 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
18 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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19 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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HOUSING AND CITIZENSHIP: A Study of Low-Cost Housing, Gray, George Herbert
20 Gray, George Herbert HOUSING AND CITIZENSHIP: A Study of Low-Cost Housing
New York Reinhold Publishing Corporation 1946 Hardcover Very Good+ in Good dust jacket 
Publishers green cloth, black spine label with gilt lettering, well-illustr ated (b&w) with many full-page plates. Publishers pictorial dust jacket. ; 8-1/2" x 11-1/2"; xiv, 254 pp; Book bumped at corners, small area where cloth is rippled, solid hinges, a few pages with tiny stains (near spine), pages otherwise clean, free of tears or writing. Dust jacket worn along edges, well-worn at spine with large (mostly) closed tears, jacket has a few small losses, protected by mylar cover. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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