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How Buildings Work: The Natural Order of Architecture, Allen, Edward
1 Allen, Edward
How Buildings Work: The Natural Order of Architecture
New York and Oxford Oxford University Press 1995 0195091000 / 9780195091007 2nd Hardcover Fine Fine 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Cloth, gilt, 245 pp., illus., index; 29 cm. Drawings by David Swoboda and Edward Allen. Firm binding, clean inside copy. First printing. Dust jacket protected in a mylar book cover. OVERSIZE! No priority/international, except by special arrangement. 
Price: 24.95 USD
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Concrete Spirit: The Architecture of Ralph Allen, Allen, Ralph
2 Allen, Ralph
Concrete Spirit: The Architecture of Ralph Allen
Rockport, MA Rockport Publishers 1995 1564962199 / 9781564962195 1st Hardcover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Cloth, 127 pp., illus. (some col.); 27 cm. Firm binding, clean text. Reference number written on front free endpaper, otherwise unmarked. Dust jacket with a slightly sunned spine, nicked once/back cover, protected in a mylar book cover. OVERSIZE! No priority/air, except by special arrangement. A monograph on the Californian architect. 
Price: 9.95 USD
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Designing the Future: The Computer in Architecture and Design, Baker, Robin
3 Baker, Robin
Designing the Future: The Computer in Architecture and Design
New York Thames & Hudson 1993 0500015783 / 9780500015780 1st Hardcover Very Good Fine Collectible 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
208 pp., illus. (some col.); 27 cm. "With 309 illustrations, 180 in colour." Firm binding, clean inside copy. Dust jacket protected in a mylar book cover. OVERSIZE! No priority/air, except by special arrangement. 
Price: 34.95 USD
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Crosscurrents: French and Italian Neoclassical Drawings and Prints from the Cooper-Hewitt Museum, the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Design, Bernard, Catherine
4 Bernard, Catherine
Crosscurrents: French and Italian Neoclassical Drawings and Prints from the Cooper-Hewitt Museum, the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Design
New York and Washington, D.C. Cooper-Hewitt Museum; Smithsonian Institution Press 1978 Paperback Good Exhibition Catalogue 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
144 pp., illus., biblio.; 21 cm. Good+. Firm binding, clean text. Slightly scuffed cover. Previous owner's blind stamp/title page, otherwise unmarked. 
Price: 7.95 USD
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How Buildings Learn: What Happens After They're Built, Brand, Stewart
5 Brand, Stewart
How Buildings Learn: What Happens After They're Built
New York Penguin Books 1995 0140139966 / 9780140139969 Paperback Fine Oblong 
viii, 243 pp., illus., biblio., index; 22 x 28 cm. Firm binding, clean inside copy. CONTENTS: Flow; Shearing layers; "Nobody cares what you do in there": the low road; Houseproud: the high road; Magazine architecture: no road; Unreal estate; Preservation: a quiet, populist, conservative, victorious revolution; The romance of maintenance; Vernacular: how buildings learn from each other; Function melts form: satisficing home and office; The scenario-buffered building; Built for change; Appendix: The study of buildings in time. 
Price: 21.95 USD
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Design Presentation: Techniques for Marketing and Project Presentation, Burden, Ernest E.
6 Burden, Ernest E.
Design Presentation: Techniques for Marketing and Project Presentation
New York McGraw-Hill Companies 1983 0070089310 / 9780070089310 Hardcover Fine Fine 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
vii, 247 pp., illus., index; 29 cm. Firm binding, clean inside copy. Dust jacket protected in a mylar book cover. OVERSIZE! No priority/air, except by special arrangement. Architectural design. 
Price: 7.95 USD
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Spanning the Gate: The Golden Gate Bridge, Cassady, Stephen
7 Cassady, Stephen
Spanning the Gate: The Golden Gate Bridge
Mill Valley, CA Squarebooks 1986 0916290352 / 9780916290351 2nd Hardcover Very Good Fine 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Cloth, gilt, 133 pp., [10] pp. of plates, illus. (some col.), maps; 26 cm. Near fine. Firm binding, clean inside copy. Age toning. Dust jacket protected in a mylar book cover. OVERSIZE! No priority/international, except by special arrangement. Golden Gate Bridge (San Francisco, Calif.). Profusely illustrated. 
Price: 21.95 USD
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Architecture, Form, Space & Order, Ching, Frank D. K.
8 Ching, Frank D. K.
Architecture, Form, Space & Order
New York Van Nostrand Reinhold Company 1979 0442215355 / 9780442215354 1st Paperback Good Oblong 
394 pp., illus., biblio., indexes; 22 x 28 cm. Good+. Firm binding, clean inside copy. Dust spotting/edges, age toning. First paperback edition. CONTENTS: Primary elements; Form; Form & space; Organizations; Circulation; Proportion & scale; Principles; Conclusion. 
Price: 9.95 USD
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The Works of Man, Clark, Ronald W.
9 Clark, Ronald W.
The Works of Man
New York Viking Penguin 1987 0670804835 / 9780670804832 1st Hardcover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Cloth, 352 pp., illus. (some col.), biblio., index; 26 cm. Firm binding, clean inside copy. Spine slightly rolled at the crown. Age toning. Stated "First American Edition." Dust jacket, with light shelfwear, protected in a mylar book cover. OVERSIZE! No priority/international, except by special arrangement. 
Price: 9.95 USD
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A Guide to the World's Greatest Buildings: Masterpieces of Architecture & Engineering, Cowan, Henry J., et al.
10 Cowan, Henry J., et al.
A Guide to the World's Greatest Buildings: Masterpieces of Architecture & Engineering
San Francisco Fog City Press 2002 1877019453 / 9781877019456 Paperback Fine 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
256 pp., illus. (some col.), col. map, index; 29 cm. Tight, clean copy. 
Price: 7.95 USD
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The Ancient Engineers, De Camp, L. Sprague (Lyon Sprague)
11 De Camp, L. Sprague (Lyon Sprague)
The Ancient Engineers
Garden City, NY Doubleday & Company, Inc. 1963 Hardcover Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Cloth, 408 pp., illus.; 22 cm. Good+. Firm binding, clean inside copy. Spine slightly rolled at the crown. Expected browning. Dust jacket toned, with moderate shelfwear, protected in a mylar book cover. CONTENTS: The coming of the engineers; The Egyptian engineers; The Mesopotamian engineers; The Greek engineers; The Hellenistic engineers; The early Roman engineers; The later Roman engineers; The Oriental engineers; The European engineers. 
Price: 7.95 USD
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Twentieth Century Engineering, Drexler, Arthur (Introduction by)
12 Drexler, Arthur (Introduction by)
Twentieth Century Engineering
New York Museum of Modern Art 1964 1st Paperback Good Exhibition Catalogue 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
1 vol. (unpaged), 139 illus.; 25 cm. Good+. Firm binding, clean inside copy. Moderate edgewear to wraps. Age toning. Profusely illustrated: Instruments, Buildings, Towers, Columns and Roofs, Vaults and Domes, Bridges, Roads, Tunnels, Dams, Spillways and Earthworks. 
Price: 21.95 USD
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Office Systems: Designs for the Contemporary Workspace, Edwards, Sandra, and the Editors of Industrial Design Magazine
13 Edwards, Sandra, and the Editors of Industrial Design Magazine
Office Systems: Designs for the Contemporary Workspace
New York PBC International, Inc. 1986 0866360093 / 9780866360098 1st Hardcover Very Good Fine Collectible 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Cloth, 253 pp., illus. (some col.); 32 cm. Near-fine. Tight, clean copy. Light edgewear to boards. Dust jacket protected in a mylar book cover. Includes photographs of: Partitions, Furniture for electronic workstations, Storage systems, Chairs, Tables, Filing cabinets, Lighting fixtures, Accessories. Designers include: Economic-Kalustre Oy, Haworth, Helikon, JG Furniture Systems, Kimball, Kinetics, Knoll, Konig + Neurath, Herman Miller, Modern Mode, Steelcase, Stow/Davis, SunarHauserman, Westinghouse, and other systems. Documents how the computer has changed the contemporary office/workspace. {Pub @ $55} 
Price: 14.95 USD
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Glass: From the First Mirror to Fiber Optics, the Story of the Substance That Changed the World, Ellis, William S.
14 Ellis, William S.
Glass: From the First Mirror to Fiber Optics, the Story of the Substance That Changed the World
New York Bard; Avon Books 1998 0380974649 / 9780380974641 1st Hardcover Very Good Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
x, 306 pp., col. illus., biblio., index; 22 cm. Tight, clean copy. Label residue/front free endpaper. Stated "First Edition." Fine dust jacket. Another copy available. 
Price: 7.95 USD
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Glass: From the First Mirror to Fiber Optics, the Story of the Substance That Changed the World, Ellis, William S.
15 Ellis, William S.
Glass: From the First Mirror to Fiber Optics, the Story of the Substance That Changed the World
New York Bard; Avon Books 1998 0380974649 / 9780380974641 1st Hardcover Fine Fine Collectible 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
x, 306 pp., col. illus., biblio., index; 22 cm. Tight, clean copy. Stated "First Edition." Dust jacket protected in a mylar book cover. 
Price: 11.95 USD
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The Forgotten Art of Building a Stone Wall: An Illustrated Guide to Dry Wall Construction, Fields, Curtis P.
16 Fields, Curtis P.
The Forgotten Art of Building a Stone Wall: An Illustrated Guide to Dry Wall Construction
Camden, ME Yankee Books 1971 0911658521 / 9780911658521 Paperback Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
61 pp., illus.; 23 cm. Reprint, 1990. Firm binding, clean inside copy. Light edgewear to wraps, age toning. Practical ways of how to build a tailored stone wall without the use of mortar. 
Price: 7.94 USD
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Craftsman-Style Houses, Fine Homebuilding
17 Fine Homebuilding
Craftsman-Style Houses
Newtown, CT Taunton Press; Fine Homebuilding 1991 1561580147 / 9781561580149 Hardcover Very Good Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
Pictorial boards, 160 pp., col. illus., index; 31 cm. Near fine. Firm binding, clean inside copy. Age toning. OVERSIZE! No priority/international, except by special arrangement. "Collection of articles from the first ten years of Fine homebuilding" - Introduction. 
Price: 11.95 USD
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Iron: Erecting the Walt Disney Concert Hall, Garcetti, Gil; Gehry, Frank (Foreword by)
18 Garcetti, Gil; Gehry, Frank (Foreword by)
Iron: Erecting the Walt Disney Concert Hall
Los Angeles Balcony Press 2002 1890449156 / 9781890449155 1st Hardcover Very Good Fine Collectible 4to - over 9" - 12" tall SIGNED
Pictorial boards, 143 pp., illus.; 30 cm. PRESENTATION COPY. Signed and dated by the author Gil Garcetti in the year of publication, with a personalized inscription. Dust jacket protected in a mylar book cover. OVERSIZE! No priority/international, except by special arrangement. 
Price: 21.95 USD
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Wrought Iron in Architecture: An Illustrated Survey, Geerlings, Gerald K.
19 Geerlings, Gerald K.
Wrought Iron in Architecture: An Illustrated Survey
New York Dover Publications, Inc. 1983 0486245357 / 9780486245355 Paperback Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
xi, 202 pp., illus., biblio., index; 29 cm. First published, 1929. Near fine. Firm binding, clean inside copy. Age toning. "This exceptional volume documents the many uses of wrought iron in architecture from the fourteenth century through the twentieth. 380 illustrations show gates, railings, screens, lighting fixtures, bannisters, balconies, and much else. Includes examples from Italy, Spain, England, Germany, France, Belgium, Holland, America. Indispensable Sourcebook. Introduction." - Publisher. CONTENTS: Wrought iron craftsmanship; Italian wrought iron; Spanish wrought iron; French wrought iron; Iron work of Belgium and Holland; English wrought iron; German wrought iron; American wrought iron (Pre-twentieth century); Twentieth-century wrought iron; Lighting fixtures and knockers; Wrought iron specifications. 
Price: 11.95 USD
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Native Art of Norway, Hauglid, Roar (Edited by)
20 Hauglid, Roar (Edited by)
Native Art of Norway
New York and Washington D.C. Frederick A. Praeger, Publishers 1967 1st Hardcover Very Good Good Collectible 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Cloth, gilt, 175 pp., illus. (part col.); 28 cm. Firm binding, clean inside copy. Dust jacket, with moderate edgewear/chipping, protected in a mylar book cover. OVERSIZE! No priority/air, except by special arrangement. Includes: Wood Carving, by Roar Hauglid; Rose Painting, by Randi Asker; Norwegian Art Weaving, by Helen Engelstad; and Folk Costumes, by Gunvor Ingstad Traetteberg. The Norwegians have excelled in wood carvings and weavings from Viking times onwards. Profusely illustrated. 
Price: 34.95 USD
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