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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
Culbert, Elizabeth (editor). ROBERT POLIDORI: Havana. Essay by Eduardo Luis Rodriguez; 124 pp., over 100 colour plates. Oblong folio, cloth.Gottingen, Steidl, 2003.
This oversize volume features photographs of the decaying architecture of Havana. Many once grand buildings have been falling into disrepair for many years, and Polidori's pictures capture the distressed...
Item nr. 95785