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
SIMPSON, MARC. The Rockefeller Collection of American Art at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. 316 pp. with 165 illustrations, 140 in color. Folio, cloth. San Francisco, The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco and New York, Abrams, 1994.
The Rockefeller collection constitutes one of the great private collections of...
Item nr. 39481
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
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
Arbus, Doon and Richard Avedon. (AVEDON) The Sixties. 238 pp., approximately 15 color, and 150 b&w plates. 4to, boards. Rochester, Eastman Kodak Company/New York, Random House, Inc., 1999.
A photographic history of this decade, with both classic and unpublished photographs by Avedon accompanying interviews conducted by Arbus. Both a personal and...
Item nr. 86187
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
Weber, Nicholas Fox. BALTHUS: A Biography. 646 pp., 16 color plates and over 100 b&w figures. 8vo, cloth. New York, Knopf, 1999.
A full-scale biography of this enigmatic painter, tracing his career from his earliest work published (40 illustrations with text by Ranier Maria Rilke), to the present.
Item nr. 86111