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Taylor, John S. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 1983. Hardcover. First Edition. First Printing. 160 pp. 8vo. Minor wear to dust jacket, small 1/4" closed at upper right corner of front panel, now in mylar cover. Clean and tight within.
A delightful book, hand lettered and drawn by the author, that investigates and intreprets building styles and components over the centuries. Fine / Very Good.
New York: Praeger Publishers, 1970. Hardcover. First Edition. 304 pp. 4to. Orange cloth boards with light soiling, slightly musty smell from storage, blinded embossed owner's stamp on half-title page. No dust jacket, as issued. Printed paper covered slipcase in Very Good condition and light scuffing.
An important survey on the early work of Kenzo Tange (1913-2005). Tange won the Pritzker Prize for Architecture in 1987. Very Good.
Austin, TX: University of Texas Press, 1991. Hardcover. First Edition. xxiv, 264 pp. 4to. Light wear and scuffing to dust jacket, sunning to spine, closed 2" tear at base of spine, now in mylar cover. Previous owner's name in ink on first free endpaper, rtiny strip of sunning along top and bottom edges of cover boards, clean within. Very Good / Very Good.
Washington DC: Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, 1990. Hardcover. First Edition. Originally published in 1950, this is the first Dumbarton Oaks edition. xiv, 223 pp. 192 Plates. Folio. Very slight sunning to spine of dust jacket, 3" piece missing from upper right cornder of rear panel next to spine, now in mylar cover. Some dust staining along head of text block, clean within. Very Good / Good.
Los Angeles, CA/Gottingen, Germany: The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles/Steidl, 1998. Hardcover. First Edition. 240 pp. 4to. Clean, crisp copy with dust jacket in mylar cover.
Catalog from the exhibition of the same name that held at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles in the same year as publication. Fine / Fine.
London: Printed for the Author, 1791. Three Quarter Leather. First Edition. , x, , 295 pp. 4to. Three quarter brown leather binding with five raised bands at spine, gold embossed titling and flower insets to panels without titles, light brown cloth insets to front and rear boards, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt. Very clean within, containing the errata sheet that precedes the folding map of the Western Countries of Canada which has very minor offsetting -- standard with this item. Two previous owners have added their name and location to the title page, a contemporary ownership inscription in black ink at the top of the title page, a 1955 ownership inscription at the foot of the title page in blue ink. [Howes L443; Streeter VI.....
Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1944. Hardcover. First Edition. Fith Printing, 1948. viii, 92 pp. 8vo. Discloration and staining to dust jacket, but no tears or chips, now in mylar cover. Green cloth boards are quite clean and bright, sharp gold embossed titling to spine. Clean within. Four black and white plates illustrate the text. Very Good.