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The Framed Houses of Massachusetts Bay, 1625-1725

By: Abbott Lowell Cummings

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Cambridge, MA/London, The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press: 1982

Edition: second printing (first published in 1979)

Seller ID: 2620


Sewn wraps, 29.5 by 25.3 cm, xiv 261 pp., well-illustrated in black and white. Light wear to the wraps, wear to the edges and corners of the wraps with a couple of small corner creases, and a bookplate on the first leaf with corresponding yellowing on the inside of the front cover. No writing or other marks. “In a rich blend of architectural and social history, Abbott Lowell Cummings reconstructs some of our nation’s first houses. This is a splendid story of innov... View more info

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Metal Shutter Houses, Shigeru Ban, West Chelsea

By: Ban, Shigeru

Price: $70.00

Publisher: New York, Metal Shutter Houses: nd (c. 2005-2010)

Seller ID: 2199


Wraps with dust jacket, 16.5 by 7.6 cm, [158] pp., printed recto only. Very good condition with only faint corner wear and a small dent on the bottom edge of the back cover; the jacket is good with edge wear and a few tiny tears. No writing, highlighting, names, or other markings. This beautiful flip-book features a quick walk-through of Shigeru Ban’s metal shutter house design using computer-generated architectural images. Includes a brief synopsis of the design, ... View more info

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The Midcentury Modern Landscape

By: Ethne Clarke

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Layton, UT, Gibbs Smith: 2017

Edition: First printing

Seller ID: 2614


Hardcover with illustrated boards, 23.8 by 26.7 cm, 222 pp., heavily illus. in color. New, unread copy with only faints signs of shelf wear and a couple of tiny dents on the back cover. No writing, highlighting, names, or other markings. “The Midcentury Modern Landscape explores the origins of midcentury modern garden design for the home, revealing how designers at the time blurred the divisions between indoors and outdoors, creating gardens that were for living, a s... View more info

Image for Friedrich August Stüler: das architektonische Werk heute, the architectural work today

Friedrich August Stüler: das architektonische Werk heute, the architectural work today

By: Friedrich August Stüler

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Edition Axel Menges: 2006

Seller ID: 903


Brand new, still sealed in the publisher's shrinkwrap. Oversized hardcover with dust jacket. "Text in English and German. Friedrich Stuler was the third great Prussian architect of the 19th century, alongside Karl Schinkel and Ludwig Persius. This book produces most of Stuler's important buildings as well as exploring new academic aspects of his work. The essay herein sum up Stuler's life and work, his relationship with the middle ages, analysis of the museums, inf... View more info

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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


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


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. Ma... 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


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