Art Books > Architecture & Design
ROTH, ANDREW [editor]. The Book of 101 Books: Seminal Photographic Books of the Twentieth Century. Catalogue by Vince Aletti and David Levi Strauss, essays by various authors; 308 pp., hundreds of colour and b&w illustrations. 4to, cloth. New York, PPP Editions in association with Roth Horowitz LLC, 2001.
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Item nr. 95793
CRESWELL, K.A.C. Early Muslim Architecture: Umayyads, Early `Abbasids & Tulunids, A.D. 622-750. With A Contribution On The Mosaics of The Dome of The Rock In Jerusalem And The Great Mosque In Damascus By Marguerite Gautier- Van Berchem. xxxix 372 pp + 62 black and white plates hors text, 690 half-tone...
Item nr. 25849
WALPOLE, HORACE. The History of the Modern Taste in Gardening. 60 pp., 8vo, cloth. New York, Ursus Press, 1995.
First published in 1780 as part of Horace Walpole's "Anecdotes of Painting in England", this essay on garden design is one of the most famous and influential narratives on the subject of...
Item nr. 41168
LE CORBUSIER. Sur les 4 Routes. 236 pages. 8vo, later cloth, original wrappers preserved. Paris, Gallimard, 1941.
First edition. Scarce wartime publication.
Item nr. 97083
STOLWIJK, CHRIS and Richard Thomson. Theo van Gogh 1857-1891. Art dealer, collector and brother of Vincent. Includes a contribution by Sjraar van Heugten; 230 pp., 187 color, and b&w plates. 4to, cloth. Amsterdam, Van Gogh Museum in association with Zwolle, Waanders Uitgevers, 1999.
This catalogue details the career of Theo van...
Item nr. 86310
Ray, Nicholas. ALVAR AALTO. x and 214 pp., 105 color and b&w illustrations. 8vo, cloth. New Haven and London, Yale University Press, 2005
This monograph looks closely at six of Aalto's best works, including Baker House in Boston and the Helsinki Concert Hall, giving a good overview of his life and work.
Item nr. 116851
Thorne, Martha (editor). DAVID ADLER, Architect. The Elements of Style. Foreword by Robert A. M. Stern, essays by Richard Guy Wilson, Pauline C. Metcalf and Ghenete Zelleke, photos by Bob Harr and Hedrich Blessing; 224 pp., 104 color and 161 quadratone illustrations. 4to, cloth. Chicago, The Art Institute in association...
Item nr. 101394
Brunhammer, Yvonne. ANDRE ARBUS. Architecte-Decorateur des Annees 40. 399 pp. with over 500 illustrations in color and b&w. Large 4to, red leatherbound cloth. Paris, Editions Norma, 1996.
Item nr. 47271
Helfenstein, Josef et al. BALTHUS, Zeichnungen. 120 pp. with 109 illustrations, 12 in color. Large 4to, boards. Basel, Wiese Verlag, 1994.
A catalogue of drawings by Balthus (b.1908) exhibited at the Kunstmuseum, Bern in 1994. New books on this reclusive Swiss artist are rare, and a catalogue devoted to his drawings...
Item nr. 40347
Clair, Jean and Virginie Monnier. BALTHUS: Catalogue Raisonné of the Complete Works. 576 pp., 80 color and roughly 2,100 b&w plates. 4to, cloth. Paris, Gallimard in association with New York, Abrams, 1999.
This impressive volume, which includes the 350 known paintings as well as over 1,000 never-before-published drawings, adds significantly to...
Item nr. 85917
Shapiro, Michael Edward. GEORGE CALEB BINGHAM. 159 pp., 55 color and 6 b&w illustrations. 4to, cloth. New York, Abrams in association with Washington, National Museum of American Art, , 1993.
An excellent introduction to this Missouri artist, reproducing paintings of the early American frontier as well as photgraphs from the family's archives.
Item nr. 35290
Blake, Peter. MARCEL BREUER: Architect and Designer. 128 pp. catalogue with 196 illustrations and plans. 4to, cloth. New York, M.O.M.A., 1949.
Item nr. 13724
ACKERMAN, GERALD. Les Orientalistes de l'Ecole Americaine. 288 pp with 180 color reproductions. 4to, cloth. Paris, ACR, 1994.
English edition was "American Orientalists". The volume is devoted to the works of American artists who, between 1843 and 1922, travelled to and took inspiration from the Orient and North Africa. Best known...
Item nr. 40670
Purcell, Kerry William. ALEXEY BRODOVITCH. 272 pp., approximately 275 color and 75 b&w plates. 4to, wraps. London and New York, Phaidon, 2011.
A comprehensive monograph on this legendary 20th-century graphic designer, including previously unpublished material from archives and personal collections around the world.
Item nr. 101738