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
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
Schildt, Goran. ALVAR AALTO: The Complete Catalogue of Architecture, Design, and Art. 317 pp., 577 illustrations, approximately 50 in color. Folio, cloth. New York, Rizzoli, 1994.
The first comprehensive catalogue of all of Aalto's known works, by the foremost authority on the architect and designer, this volume encompasses the work from...
Item nr. 39242
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
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
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
Adams, William Howard. ROBERTO BURLE MARX: The Unnatural Art of the Garden. 80 pp. with b&w and color illustrations throughout. 4to, wraps. New York, Museum of Modern Art, 1991.
Item nr. 32528
Taragin, Davira S. et al. Furniture by WENDELL CASTLE. 154 pages with several color and b&w plates. 4to, cloth. New York, Hudson Hills in association with the Founders Society Detroit Institute of Art, 1989.
Accompanied a travelling exhibition. Inscribed by Castle on the title page.
Item nr. 113093
Gordon, Alastair (introduction) and Evan Snyderman (forewoird). WENDELL CASTLE: Wandering Forms. Works from 1959-1979. 240 pages, including roughly 200 color and 200 b&w plates. 4to, cloth. Ridgefield, Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, in association with New York, Gregory R. Miller & Co., 2012.
Item nr. 147234