Oslo: Aventura Forlag, 1995. First edition. Hardcover. Small hardbound quarto. Issued without dustwrapper. An extraordinary volume that seamlessly combines architecture, poetry and photography. 91 pp. Text in English with translation into Norwegian by Astri Than. Gorgeous black and white photographs provided by Helene Binet and with text and a poem...
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No Place: Droste, 1969. First German Edition. Paperback. 8vo. Unpaginated. Introductions by Higgins and Vostell plus contributions by Joseph Beuys, Claes Oldenburg, Lawrence Weiner, Hans Hollein and numerous other fluxus and conceptual artists. Profusely illustrated in black and white. A near fine copy in bound collage decorated wrappers. First German...
Koln: Vista Point Verlag, 1985. First edition. Cloth. Tall 4to. 144 pp. Illustrated with numerous color photographs by Celia Korber-Leupold. Text in German. Fine clothbound copy in fine photo-illustrated dustwrapper.
Baden: Lars Muller Publishers, 2002. First edition. Hardcover. Folio. Monograph on Steven Holl with text by Dietmar M. Steiner and Yehuda E. Safran.. Illustrated in color. 135 pp. Over 13" tall. Some soiling and wear to red covers. A very good copy in tall bound printed boards. A large and heavy volume.
Basel: Birkhauser verlag, 1995. First edition. Cloth. Wide clothbound quarto in dustwrapper. 185 pp. Illustrated in both color and black and white. Text in German by Isler and Mader. A fine clothbound copy in fine dustwrapper. A large and heavy volume.
Athens and London: University of Georgia Press, 1989. First edition. Cloth. Small 4to. 238 pp. Illustrated with photographs. A fine scholarly work. Fine bright clothbound copy in equally fine dustwrapper.
Cambridge: MIT Press, 1990. First edition. Cloth. Oblong clothbound quarto in dustwrapper. 436 pp. Illustrated in black and white. A sholarly biography of the great architect with focus on his work and contributions during the 1930's. A near fine copy in dustwrapper.
Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1985. First edition. Hardcover. Small hardbound quarto in dustwrapper. 193 pp. Illustrated with black and white photographs plus some diagrams. The book studies the European roots of American log architecture. A lovely fine copy in dustwrapper.
Cambridge: MIT Press, 1994. First edition. Paperback. Large paperbound quarto. 219 pp. Published as Perspecta 28 of the Yale Architectural Journal. Profusely illustrated. A very good copy in thick bound printed wrappers. Neat ownership stamp to front endpaper. Please note: this is a large and heavy volume.
Duren: Kunstpreis des Kreises Duren, 2009. First edition. Hardcover. Oblong quarto. 74 pp. Text in German and English by Professor Frank Gunter Zehnder. Illustrated with color photographs. A very good to near fine copy in orange boards. Issued without dustwrapper. Uncommon title.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1978. First Edition. Hardcover. First US edition of the architect's most well known book, a study of Manhattan architecture. A fine copy in very good price clipped dustwrapper. This copy boldly SIGNED by Koolhaas and quite scarce thus. Signed by Author.
Barcelona: ACTAR, 2001. First edition. Paperback. Thick 8vo. Over 720 pp. Text in English. Profusely illustrated. A dynamic volume discussing various concepts of urban planning and the modern city. Includes lengthy contributions by Koolhaas, Boeri, Kwinter, Nadia Tazi and Hans Ulrich Obrist among others. A nearly fine copy in thick...
Germany: Verlag Gerd Hatje, 1991. First edition. Cloth. 4to. 190 pp. Part of the publisher's Architektur-Forum Dresden series. Text in German. Includes interviews with several German architects including Frei Otto, Jorg Krichbaum and others. A near fine clothbound book in near fine dustwrapper.
Cambridge and London: The MIT Press, 1985. Second printing. Hardcover. Large hardbound quarto in dustwrapper. Stated second printing with revisions. 457 pp. With numerous black and white photographs and illustrations. A fine copy in dustwrapper. Please note that this is a large and heavy volume - additional shipping charges may apply.
Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1913. First edition. Cloth. Small quarto. Green pictorial cloth. 122 pp plus plates at rear. Tissue guards present. A lovely copy of the first edition. This is number 36 of five hundred thirty-five numbered copies printed at the Riverside Press in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Light...
Zurich: Editions Girsberger, 1995. Reprint. Cloth. Oblong quarto in dustwrapper. 248 pp. The sixth volume of the complete works of Le Corbusier. Text in German, French and English by W. Boesiger. Illustrated in color and black and white. A near fine copy in rough beige cloth binding in very good...
New York: Rizzoli, 1992. First American edition. Hardcover. First American edition. Large quarto in dustwrapper. 144 pp. Full color illustrations. One tiny corner bump else a fine copy in fine dustwrapper. Nice copy of this monograph. Heavy volume.
Denmark: Anders Nyborg Private Edition, 1989. First edition. Paperback. Quarto. 64 pp. Illustrated in color and black and white. A near fine copy in bound wrappers in near fine illustrated dustwrapper. One of 700 copies SIGNED by the architect.
Easley: Southern Historical Press, 1985. First Edition. Hardcover. First edition. Scarce volume on Robert Mills. Prior ownership name of P. F. Norton, former Professor of Architecture at the University of Massachusetts, else a fine clothbound volume issued without dustwrapper. Contains 124 illustrations.
New York: Time, Inc., 1948. First edition. Paperback. Tall softbound architecture magazine. 224 pp. Illustrated in color and black and white. Terrific ads from the period. Articles on the "crystal and metal tower" in Portland, OR designed by Pietro Belluschi, Architect, how the hypnotic effects of television are changing our...
Philadelphia: American Philosophical Society, 1966. First edition. Cloth. Thick quarto in dustwrapper. 335 pp. Scholarly text on Antiguq architectural methods and monuments. Prior ownership name of P. F. Norton to front endpaper else a beautiful fine clothbound copy in fine dustwrapper. A heavy volume.
Berlin: HetStein Verlag, 1989. First edition. Cloth. 4to. 142 pp. A brilliant fine copy in red cloth binding in fine dustwrapper. Text in German. Mostly b/w photographs of Berliner structures, some decimated from war. An uncommon title.
Japan: Toto, 1992. First edition. Paperback. Wide quarto in slipcase. 173 pp. Text in English and Japanese. With separate booklet of text in Japanese laid in. One very small blemish to top of spine, else a fine copy in wide bound photographic wrappers with wide French folds. Comes in printed...
New York: Rizzoli, 1999. First edition. Paperback. Thick paperbound quarto in printed glassine wrapper. Unpaginated. With profuse illustrations in color. A large and heavy volume. Lightly worn. A very good copy overall with a couple of small tears to glassine.
Santa Monica: Arts + Architecture Press, 1979. First edition. Paperback. Simultaneous first paperbound edition. 155 pp. Foreword by Harwell Hamilton Harris. With some black and white illustrations. A very good copy. Paperbound square quarto. INSCRIBED by McCoy and dated in 1981. Collects and analyzes letters between Louis Sullivan and R....