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1 BARRY, John D The City of Domes: A walk with an Architect About the Courts and Palaces of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition…
San Francisco: John J. Newbegin 1915 hardcover Sm. 8vo. x, 142, [4] pp. Frontis., numerous plates, initial letters. Original cloth-backed boards, printed paper spine label, up 
San Francisco:: John J. Newbegin. 1915. hardcover. Sm. 8vo. x, 142, [4] pp. Frontis., numerous plates, initial letters.. Original cloth-backed boards, printed paper spine label, upper cover. gilt-stamped; rubbed. Very good copy.. Charming text, including a section devoted to the Frank Brangwyn family. . 2 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2 BECKETT, Derrick. Great Buildings of the World.
London: Paul Hamlyn, (1969). 
8vo. 191 pp. Frontis., illus., index. Gilt-stamped black buckram, dust jacket. Burndy bookplate. Fine. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 3.00 USD
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3 CANCELLIERI, Francesco Girolamo (1751-1826). Le due nuove campane di Campidoglio, con varie notizie sopra i campanili e sopra ogni sorta di orologi ed un'appendice di monumenti.
Roma: Antonio Fulgoni, 1806. 
4to. xvi, 200 pp. Full page engraved frontis-plate, engraved title-page vignette, two engraved vignettes in the text. Contemporary full vellum, ms. spine title; lightly soiled. Exlib bookplate and spine label. Very good. FIRST EDITION of this monograph on the two bells consecrated by Pope Pius VII on the Capitoline Hill in Rome. Michelangelo was responsible for the design of the square and the original buildings, and today the Piazza di Campidoglio is considered “…one of the most significant contributions ever made in the history of urban planning” [M. Trachtenberg, Architecture: from Prehistory to Post-Modernism, p. 31]. The first part of the work refers exclusively to bells; in the remaining half Cancellieri proceeds to detail the building history of the square and its palaces. There are many references to clocks and sundials (for civic buildings) in Milan, Venice, Padua, and Genoa, as well as a perpetual motion clock. The engraved plate shows the campidoglio and buildings surrounding a statue of Minerva, with Pius VII depicted on her shield. First Edition. 
Price: 1250.00 USD
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4 ELTON, Julia. Bridges, Docks, and Harbours with Related Works.
London: B. Weinreb Architectural Books, (1982). 
8vo. 212 pp. Illustrations (including title), index. Printed wrappers. Bookplate and rubber stamp (on title) of the Burndy Library. Very good. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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5 FETTERS, Thomas T. The Lustron home: the history of a postwar prefabricated housing experiment.
Jefferson, NC: McFarland, (2002). 
8vo. xiii, 186 pp. Illus., bibliog., index. Printed boards. Burndy bookplate. Fine. 
Price: 90.00 USD
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6 FITCH, James Marston. Walter Gropius.
New York: George Braziller, 1960. 
Series: The Masters of World Architecture Series, A114. 8vo. 128 pp. Photos and illustrations, index. Printed wrappers. Burndy bookplate. Very good. 
Price: 2.95 USD
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7 FURST, Viktor. The Architecture of Sir Christopher Wren.
London: Lund Humphries, 1956. 
FIRST EDITION. Tall 8vo. 244 pp. Illustrations, index. Gray cloth, gilt-stamped cover and spine title, dust-jacket; jacket worn. Burndy bookplate. Very good. First Edition. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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8 Harvard College Library. Sixteenth-Century Architectural Books from Italy and France, June-September 1971.
Cambridge: Harvard College Library, (1971). 
4to. [25] ff. Illustrations. Printed wrappers. Burndy bookplate. Very good. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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9 KUBLER, George. The Art and Architecture of Ancient America: The Mexican, Maya, and Andean Peoples.
(Harmondsworth, Baltimore, Mitcham): Penguin Books, (1962). 
Series: The Pelican History of Art. Large 8vo. xxxv, 396 pp. Photos and illustrations, glossary, index. Red cloth, gilt-stamped cover illustration and black spine label. Burndy bookplate. Near fine. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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10 LATROBE, Benjamin Henry; Carter C. Edward II, et al. (eds.). The Virginia Journals of Benjamin Henry Latrobe 1795-1798. [Three volumes].
New Haven: Yale University Press, 1977. 0300021984 / 9780300021981 
3 volume set. Series: The Papers of Benjamin Henry Latrobe: Series I. 4to. lxxx, 293; xii, 297-575; xxxiv, 351 pp. Color frontis. and plates, illustrations, index. Reddish brown cloth, gilt-stamped cover and spine titles, dust-jacket. Burndy bookplate. Near fine. ISBN: 0300021984 
Price: 125.00 USD
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11 LEVY, Matthys; Mario SALVADORI Why Buildings Fall Down; How Structures Fail
New York: W. W. Norton 1992 hardcover First Edition. 8vo. 334 pp. Illus., index. Quarter teal-stamped orange cloth over green paper boards, dust jacket. Burndy bookpl 
New York:: W. W. Norton. 1992. hardcover. First Edition. 8vo. 334 pp. Illus., index. Quarter teal-stamped. orange cloth over green paper boards, dust jacket. Burndy bookplate.. Near fine. ISBN: 0393033562. 1 First Edition. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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12 RONDELET, Jean-Bastiste (1743-1829). Traité Théorique et Pratique de L’Art de Bâtir.
Paris: L’Auteur & M.A. Rondelet & Imprimerie de Fain, 1830 1828 hardcover Set is incomplete, fragmented, and mixed: Vol. I (6th ed.), Vol. II (1828 ed.), Vol. III, Pt. II only (6th ed.). 4to. xl, 364; 3 
Paris:: L’Auteur & M.A. Rondelet & Imprimerie de Fain, 1830. 1828. hardcover. Set is incomplete, fragmented, and mixed: Vol. I (6th ed.), Vol. II. (1828 ed.), Vol. III, Pt. II only (6th ed.). 4to. xl, 364; 363; (199)-. 380 pp. Title port. bust of Rondelet in Vol. I, 7 of 8 + 9 + 34. plates; Vol. I is missing Plate No. 8, “Force des bois et des fers”.. Quarter brown calf with marbled paper boards, gilt-stamped spine. titles, a.e. marbled; extremities heavily worn, spines missing (Vol.. II spine preserved inside), front covers detached or starting on all. vols., foxing throughout. AS IS.. These volumes are best known for their detailed, architectural plates. Rondelet was the chief architect of the Church of Sainte-Geneviève. [kwd/ek/ljw] . . 
Price: 300.00 USD
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13 SOO, Lydia M. Wren's "Tracts" on Architecture and Other Writings.
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, (1998). 0521573696 / 9780521573696 
FIRST EDITION. 8vo. xv, 320 pp. Illustrations, index. Navy cloth, gilt-stamped spine title, dust-jacket. Burndy bookplate. Fine. Scarce. ISBN: 0521573696 First Edition. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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14 [LATROBE, Benjamin Henry]; HAMLIN, Talbot. Benjamin Henry Latrobe.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1955. 
8vo. xxxvi, 633 pp. Color frontis., illus., index; cracked front hinge after half title. Black-stamped brick colored cloth, dust jacket, rubbed extremities, jacket spine faded, pencil notes on front free-endpapers. Very good. Latrobe (1764-1820) was a British-born American neoclassical architect best known for his design of the United States Capitol. He also designed the Baltimore Basilica, the first Roman Catholic Cathedral in the United States. Latrobe was one of the first formally-trained, professional architects in the United States. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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