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Spanish Style

By: Hill, Kate; Clinch, Tim

Price: $25.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Merrell Holberton: 2009

Seller ID: 028342

ISBN: 1858944589

Condition: Brand New


A brand new book still in publisher's original shrinkwrap. "A beautiful, sumptuously illustrated sourcebook revealing a dramatic range of design ideas, Spanish Style is an inspirational tour of the country's most elegant and exuberant homes and hotels." View more info

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Art & Architecture: Rome and the Vatican City

By: Hintzen-Bohlen, Brigitte

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Germany, Konemann: 2001

Seller ID: 025035

ISBN: 3829031092

Condition: Nr. Fine


An unmarked "gift quality" book with map endpapers, 626 pages inc. index. View more info

Mr. Blandings builds His Dream House

By: Hodgins, Eric

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Australia, Invincible Press: 1946

Edition: First Australian Edition

Seller ID: 027803

Condition: Good


Internally unmarked, sl. tanning to endpapers, grey cloth boards clear and unmarked, spine tanned View more info

That's Our House : A History of Housing in Victoria

By: Hudson, Nicholas;McEwan, Peter

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Ministry of Housing: 1986

Edition: First

Seller ID: 026553

ISBN: 072414773X

Condition: Very Good


Oblong paperback with minimal shelfwear to wraps, faint crease upper right corner front panel, internally unmarked, 80 pps. View more info

Recollections of Thomas Graham Jackson 1835-1924

By: Jackson, Basil G. (arranged and Edited by)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1950

Edition: First

Seller ID: 022786

Condition: Very Good


Sl. insect damage to green cloth boards, PO bookplate to ffep, eps a little tanned. View more info

The Stately Homes of England : Illustrated with One Hundred and Seventy Engravings on Wood

By: Jewitt, Llewellynn; Hall, S. C.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: London, Reeves and Turner: 1881

Edition: Second Series

Seller ID: 026637

Condition: Fair


Blue leather, gilt school decoration to front panel, five raised bands and gilt decoration to spine, significant wear to spine ends, edges and corners. Marbled endpapers, marbled side and lower fore-edges, PO sticker front pastedown. Foxing to prelims. Handwritten presentation announcement dated 1883. "Prize for Classics to A. Villiers Houghton"etc. The title page and following 360 pages are in very good condition, without foxing, which reappears on the back endpapers. Binding strong. Despite all its defects, this remains a handsome book for those interested in these historical and imp... View more info

Wang Shu Architecture

By: Jiang Dai - Curator

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Shanghai, Tongji University Press: 2012

Seller ID: 025976

ISBN: 7560849431

Condition: Nr. Fine


Small format visitor's guide to 14 sites designed by Wang Shu, 90 architecture archive photographs and detailed chronicles of Wang Shu's works. English/Chinese text. View more info

Banyak Suka : the story of a Magnificent Queensland Homestead

By: Jo Anne Pomfrett, Lyn Perkins

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Fickle Crowd: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031004

ISBN: 0992288800

Condition: Very Good


Banyak Suka means 'well-beloved home' in Malay - and that's what this beautiful property has been for the seven hard-working families who have been proud to call it home. Behind its magnificent facade lies not only their own rich and complex stories, but a whole lot more. From a tin mining millionaire, to a British Prime Minister, to rock and roll royalty, this house has seen it all. An unmarked copy with minimal edgewear to spine ends and corners. View more info

How to Restore & Improve Your Victorian House

By: Johnson, Alan

Price: $35.00

Publisher: U.K., David & Charles: 1991

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 011829

ISBN: 0715399551

Condition: Very Good


Gift inscription to PO. View more info

Grand Designs Abroad : Building Your Dream

By: Kevin McCloud

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 2011

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 030543

ISBN: 0007909748

Condition: As New


An unmarked "as new" copy "packed with inspiration for both real and armchair builders". View more info

Lord Burlington's Town Architecture

By: Kingsbury, Pamela D.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London, RIBA Heinz Gallery: 1995

Edition: First

Seller ID: 029249

ISBN: 1872911404

Condition: Very Good


An unmarked copy published in conjunction with an exhibition of the same name held at RIBA Heinz Gallery January-April 1995. View more info

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At Home in Greece

By: Klimi, Julia

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 2004

Edition: First

Seller ID: 026939

ISBN: 0500511659

Condition: Fine


An as new "gift quality" book for the armchair traveller, innovative interior designer or architect. "From the one-room cubic Cycladic houses that inspired Le Corbusier to imposing Venetian towers integrated into the surrounding rocks, an astonishing collection of homes is revealed here." View more info

Gothic Architecture Improved By Rules and proportions in Many Grand Designs of Columns, Doors, Windows, Chiimney Pieces, Arcades, Colonnades, Porticoes, Umbrellas, Temples, and Pavilions

By: Langley, Batty; Langley, Thomas

Price: $175.00

Publisher: New York, Benjamin Blom Inc.: 1972

Edition: Facsimile Edition

Seller ID: 029381

Condition: Very Good


First published London 1742, reissued 1972 from the London 1747 edition by Benjamin Blom. Decorative boards, internally unmarked, tiny chip to title page. View more info

Traditional houses of rural France

By: Laws, Bill

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Collins & Brown: 1981

Edition: First

Seller ID: 025066

ISBN: 1855850214

Condition: Very Good


An unmarked "gift quality" book described as "a celebration in words and pictures of the unselfconsciously beautiful buildings of France's best-loved regions." View more info

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The Houses of Old Cuba

By: Llanes, Llilian

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Thames and Hudson: 2008

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 024121

ISBN: 0500282722

Condition: New


A new, unmarked book. View more info

Archilab Orleans 2004: The Naked Vill City a Nu

By: Lootsma, Bart (conception)

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Orleans, Editions HYX: 2004

Seller ID: 026874

ISBN: 291038537X

Condition: Nr. Fine - New


French/English text. This is a large and heavy book in new fine, unmarked condition. Minimal shelfwear wraps, no creasing to spien. View more info

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Domus, Volume 4, 1955-1959

By: Luigi Spinelli; Ettore Sottsass

Price: $295.00

Publisher: Taschen: 2008

Seller ID: 030082

ISBN: 3836509547

Condition: Very Good


The focus of this volume is the second half of the 1950s, an era of grand visions and increasing internationalisation in architecture and design. English/Italian text. An unmarked copy in very good condition. This is a large and heavy book and additional postage will be requested for international orders. View more info

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Concrete: Building Pathology

By: Macdonald, Susan (edited by)

Price: $110.00

Publisher: U.K., Blackwell Science: 2003

Edition: First

Seller ID: 020510

ISBN: 0632052511

Condition: Very Good


Sl. edgewear to wraps, internally unmarked View more info

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The Architecture of the Visible: Technology and Urban Visual Culture

By: Macphee, Graham

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London & New York, Continuum Intl Pub Group: 2002

Edition: First

Seller ID: 021875

ISBN: 0826459269

Condition: Nr. Fine


Visual technology saturates everyday life. Theories of the visual--now key to debates across cultural studies, social theory, art history, literary studies and philosophy--have interpreted this new condition as the beginning of a dystopian future, of cultural decline, social disempowerment and political passivity. Intellectuals--from Baudelaire to Debord, Benjamin, Virilio, Jameson, Baudrillard and Derrida--have explored how technology not only reinvents the visual, but also changes the nature of culture itself. The heartland of all such cultural analysis has been the city, from Baudelaire's f... View more info

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Forts & Palaces of India : sentinels of History

By: Manchanda, Bindu

Price: $35.00

Publisher: India, Roli & Janssen: 2008

Edition: Third Impression

Seller ID: 026678

ISBN: 8174363815

Condition: As New


"Spanning the four corners of India, the forts and palaces featured in these pages have been included as much for their historical and cultural significance as for their architectural splendour and beauty." View more info