Chiswick House is a pioneer work in neoclassical architecture. It was designed by the Third Earl of Burlington (1694-1753), who sought to create the kind of house and garden that might have been found in the suburbs of ancient Rome. In this, Lord Burlington, the foremost architect of his generation, drew inspiration from similar attempts by the architects of sixteenth-century Italy. The text throws new light on the architectural design of Lord Burlington's enchanting villa and the interpretation of classical themes within the lay-out of the house and gardens. Illustrated with color photogr... View More...
not issued with a dust jacket; wear to top edge of paper-covered boards. A description of three rooms -- the parlor, dining room, and bed room -- of Oak Hill, designed by Samuel McIntire and built in 1801 in Peabody, Massachusetts. Illustrated with a map, 35 photographs of interiors and furnishings, and 7 measured drawings of architectural details. View More...
New York, Princeton Architectural Press: 1991
Seller ID: 28776
Binding: Soft cover
Edge of a City is part of the exhibition series "Architecture Tomorrow" curated by Mildred Friedman: Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, April 21-June 23, 1991 and Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, August 22-October 13, 1991. View More...
loose sheets in portfolio; slight toning to a few page margins of the text, marginal damp staining to bottom of plates not affecting images, in good portfolio with splits in cloth at top and bottom spine edges, small abrasions to marbled boards, missing cloth tie. Illustrations on 112 black and white photographic plates. View More...
not issued with a dust jacket, signed by author and researchers. An architectural history of Galena, Illinois. Profusely illustrated with contemporary and historical photographs and 15 color plates of watercolor renderings by the author. View More...
Boston, MA, The Atlantic Monthly Company: 1926
Seller ID: 23122
Condition: Very Good
leatherette boards; rubbing to head and foot of spine and edges of boards. A comprehensive and practical manual for the guidance of all who seek comfortable and attractive homes. Chapters on Interior Design, Walls and Wall Coverings, Interior Woodwork, Floors and Floor Coverings, Ceilings, Interior Fixtures, Furniture Design and Construction, Hangings, Notes of Accent, and Demonstrative Furniture Arrangement. Also includes an Advertising Section, General Index, and list of Architects and Decorators whose work is represented. With many illustrations including colored plates, sketches, and... View More...
São Bernardo do Campo, Brasil, Mercedes-Benz do Brasil: 1992
Seller ID: 28783
Condition: Very Good
#1034 of 2000 copies; light wear to tips, dust jacket worn at extremities, scratches to bank panel. Organized into four chapters: Solid Harmony, Wooden Roads, Suspended Metals, and Concrete Poems. Illustrated with color and monotone photographs. Text in English and Portuguese. View More...