New York: William Edwin Rudge, 1926. Pennell, Joseph. From a limited edition of 350 copies signed by Elizabeth... Read More
London: Rudolf Ackermann, 1814. First edition. Fine Early Copy of Ackermann's Oxford. An early copy. The list of plates in vol. I is the first state (it does not list the portraits of Founders; this copy does not include the Founders). Plate 1, vol.1, is mislabeled “History of Cambridge” and...
Germany: 1858. With the pencilled notation in upper corner of initial blanks of “Fr. Kimpler, Berlin 11 [ ] '58.” A card formerly associated with the piece had the name of “Trina N. Hempler” on it.
Paris: Nicolas Langlois, 1688. First edition. Surveyer's Handbook. Bullet (1639-1716), "Architecte du Roy," was the author of the often reprinted L'ARCHITECTURE PRATIQUE (1691), which became a standard (v. Fowler, pp. 69-70) for the next 100 years. Bullet's Traité is similarly written in a spirit of pure practicality, treating that branch...
Boston: Little, Brown & Co, 1919. Number 1129 of 1200 copies.
N.p. [Paris?]: 1748. Building Code, Paris 1748.
New York: Harper & Brothers, . Harper's Fine Art Series.
Dublin: Hodges and Smith, 1845. Second edition.
Bristol, PA: 1913. Letter from Charles E. Scott, cashier of the Farmers National Bank of Bucks County, concerning an article written by Edward Biddle about the bank's architecture. "The only alteration of the interior was the conversion of the river front parlor into a banking room. A country director several...
[Florence: Giunta, 1513]. First octavo edition. Incomplete copy of an important edition of Vitruvius, with the woodcut illustrations in reduction from the 1511 edition.
Garden City, New York: Published by Doubleday, Doran & Compan, Inc, 1928-1950. Continuing the Garden & Home Builder.
probably English: Ca. 1870. Fine Victorian Architectural Watercolor. A skillful rendering, most likely professional, of a portion of a building, probably a school or similar institution.
Paris: Auguste Vincent, Editeur, 1910. First edition. Here you get the plans for the Acropolis, the Forum, Versailles, etc.
Paris: Auguste Vincent, [1905-1907].
New York: The Pencil Points Press, 1923-1924.
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1932. First edition.
Paris: Alexis Sinjon, 1929. First edition.
Paris: Charles Schmid, [n.d.].
London: Technical Journals, 1921. First edition. Monumental study of one of interior woodwork from one of the finest periods of English domestic architecture.
London: Spring Books, (c. 1950). Second edition.
London: J. Haberkorn, 1761. First edition. Matthew Brettingham was in charge of the building of Holkham from 1734. Here Brettingham does not mention that the original designs of the building and estate of Holkham were drawn up by William Kent, which contribution was explained in a subsequent edition published by...
New York: William Hellburn Inc, 15 East 55th Street, (1927). First edition, with original prospectus.
Bristol: J.W. Arrowsmith, . First edition.
London: Printed and sold by the author, 1820. First edition.
Paris: Charles-Antoine Jombert, 1754. Nouvelle edition. Preceded by the very scarce editions of 1721 and 1722, this is a beautiful copy of drawing book on architectural drawing, including techniques of wash drawing, with the unsigned engraved plates showing instruments scales and symbols to be used on drawings, plans, and maps.
Eddie Cantor, Josef Hoffmann, C.B. DeMille to Alfred Eisenstaedt. Eddie Cantor (1892-1964) began his stage career in 1907, and a half-century later was still going strong on TV's “Colgate Comedy Hour”. He was a Ziegfeld Follies star, a radio headliner with his own shows, and a star of screen and.....