Woodbury: Barron's, 1980. First edition. Hardcover. Small 4to. 117 pp. History of the Werkbund. Includes thirteen articles with illustrations of this influential period in architectural studies. Small prior owner name of P. F. Norton to front flyleaf else a fine hardbound copy in fine dustwrapper with only a hint of...
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Montreal & Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1989. First Canadian Edition. Cloth. First Canadian edition of this monograph on Baillairge. Quarto. 201 pp. Illustrated with photographs. A fine clothbound copy in fine unclipped dustwrapper.
London: John Murray, 1927. First Edition. Hardcover. First edition. London architecture book heavily illustrated with photographs. The book attempts to depict the principal changes which have taken place, with some suggestions for the further improvement of the Metropolis. Scattered foxing, else a very good clothbound copy in bright near fine...
New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1999. First edition. Cloth. 4to. 310 pp. An as-new copy in navy cloth binding in as-new dustwrapper. Illustrated with dozens of b/w photographs.
Rockport and Washington: Rockport Publishers and AIA Press, 1995. First edition. Hardcover. 4to. 187 pp. Superb monograph with numerous color photographs. Text by Crosbie. Fine hardbound book in fine dustwrapper. A heavy volume.
New York: Reinhold Publishing, 1954. First edition. Cloth. 4to. 249 pp. Illustrated in black and white. Text in English by S. Diedion following the life and career of Bauhaus architect and designer Walter Gropius. A very good copy in black and blue cloth binding. Lacking the dustwrapper.
New York: Viking Press, 1967. First edition. Cloth. First edition. Quarto. 216 pp. Includes detailed photographs are architectural drawings. A clean very good clothbound copy in very goodunclipped dustwrapper. Uncommon title in this series.
Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1931. First Edition. Hardcover. Brilliant two volume study of architectural ornamentation in Europe. One small plate missing from volume 1, else both volumes in very good condition in uniform tall blue cloth bindings with gold inlay to front cover.
New York: Columbia University Press, 1953. First edition. Cloth. Clothbound quarto in dustwrapper. 102 pp. First edition of this impressive monograph on the architect and delineator Hugh Ferriss. Includes sixty illustrations. Ferriss, who died in 1962, was enormously influential to a generation of fellow artists and architects and is said...
New York: The Monacelli Press, 2000. First edition. Paperback. Quarto. 240 pp monograph on Gluckman with essay by Hal Foster. This copy SIGNED by the architect. A fine copy in thick photo-illustrated wrappers. Heavy volume.
New York: Reinhold Publishing Corporation, 1958. First edition. Hardcover. First edition. Quarto. Text by Grant Carpenter Manson and with a foreword by Henry-Russell Hitchcock. 227 pp. A very good copy in red boards in very good unclipped dustwrapper. Small chips to edges.
New York: Phaidon Press, 1969. Second Edition. Hardcover. Oversized two volume clothbound set of essays. Both book in very good condition. Some spotting to page edges. In very good dustwrappers. The volume on Art has a clip to inside front flap. Illustrated. 421 and 381 pp, respectively. From the library...
Japan: Wacoal Art Center, 1988. First edition. Hardcover. 4to. 161 pp. Text in Japanese. Illustrated in color and black and white. Book design by Shin Yoshida + R. Monograph on the architectrural and design output of Fuhmihiko Maki who received the 1987 R. S. Reynolds Memorial Award for his significant...
New York: Rizzoli, 1990. First edition. Cloth. First edition. Quarto in dustwrapper. A 288 pp illustrated monograph on Pelli. Introduced by Paul Goldberger. This copy INSCRIBED by the architect on the half-title page. Fine clothbound book in near fine unclipped dustwrapper.
London: A. Zwemmer, 1985. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine first edition in oversized cloth binding in fine unclipped and unfaded dustwrapper. A 222 pp monograph on Gandon with text by McParland and photographs by David Davison. Prior ownership name of P. F. Norton to front endpaper. Scarce.
Austin: University of Texas Press, 1991. First edition. Cloth. Clothbound quarto in dustwrapper. 252 pp. Foreword by Kenneth Frampton and with an introduction by Bruno Zevi. A beautiful near fine copy in dustwrapper. Monograph and biography of the great sculptor and architect. Illustrated in color and black and white. A....
Basel, Boston and Stuttgart: Birkhauser Verlag, 1986. First Edition. Hardcover. First edition. 191 pp. Illustrated in color and black and white. Edited by Werner Blaser. Text in German and English. The first book to document the forty-year career of this Chicago architect. Very good condition in photographic boards.
London: George Allen & Unwin, 1981. First Edition. Hardcover. First edition. 167 pp monograph on Sir Edwin Lutyen. Bump to lower front corner else a near fine clothbound copy in bright near fine unclipped dustwrapper. From the library of P. F. Norton with his name to front endpaper.
New York: Rizzoli, 1995. First edition. Hardcover. Fine hardbound quarto in fine unclipped dustwrapper. 303 pp. A handsome monograph on this architect. Illustrated mostly in color. A large and heavy book.
Wasmuth and Cambridge: Deutsches Architektur-Museum and Harvard University Graduate School of Design, 1996. First edition. Paperback. Tall thick paperbound quarto. 209 pp. Includes texts in german and English by Caroline Constant and Wilfried Wang among others. A near fine copy. Illustrated monograph in black and white with some color images...
Washington, D.C. American Institute of Architects Press, 1993. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine first edition. Oversized glossy 224 pp monograph. Fine clothbound copy in fine unclipped dustwrapper. This copy INSCRIBED by Gund. Foreword by Vincent Sculley. Signed by Author.
Cincinnati: Contemporary Arts Center / Lars Muller Publishers, 2004. First edition. Hardcover. Tall hardbound quarto. Issued without dustwrapper. Front panel with raised cardboard shapes making it truly three-dimensional. Text by Joseph Giovanninii and Charles Desmarais. Edited by Markus Dochantschi. A very good copy. Illustrated with color photographs. Uniquely designed book.
New York: Rizzoli, 1992. First edition. Cloth. Clothbound quarto in dustwrapper. Monograph on this architectural firm with preface by Michael Sorkin and with an introduction and interviee by Mildred F. Schmertz. 288 pp. Profusely illustrated in color. A lovely near fine copy in dustwrapper. A large and heavy volume.
Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1979. First edition. Cloth. First edition. Small quarto. 98 pp of text followed by 127 black and white illustrations. Mild spotting to top edge else a fine clothbound copy with prior ownership name of P. F. Norton on front endpaper. In fine dustwrapper, clipped at lower front flap.
New York: The Pilgrim Press, 1983. First edition. Hardcover. Small hardbound quarto in dustwrapper. 176 pp. Foreword by Howard E. Spragg. Illustrated in both color and black and white. Text by Hayes who was the curator of the Addison Gallery of American Art at Phillips Academy. A very good copy...