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Vintage Architecture Books
We have a sizable selection of vintage and out-of-print Architecture Books for sale including New England, Colonial Willamsburg, Drawing Architecture, Frank Lloyd Wright, Houston Architectural Ballade signed by Gertsman, Solar Living. Authors are John Schaeffer, Byron Mikellides, Samuel Chamberlain, Paul Hogarth and more. Unique used vintage books, wonderful for gifts!
Soft covered book titled A PLACE IN THE SUN The Evolution of the Real Goods Solar Living Center more. by John Schaeffer and the collaborative design/construction team, 1997, 187 pages. ISBN 1890132012.
The Real Goods Solar Living Center, which opened in Hopland, California in June 1996, embodies the building materials, landscaping techniques, renewable energy technologies, and human design processes that future generations will take for granted. Its massive earth-covered walls built of straw bales, whimsical "living structures," an automobile graveyard where trees "drive through" less
Hard covered book titled ARCHITECTURE FOR PEOPLE Explorations in a New Humane Environment more. Edited by Byron Mikellides, first American Edition, 1980, 192 pages. ISBN 0030574919
The essays in this book are written by world renowned and respected authorities in various fields, including architectural history, biology and aesthetics, sociology, and urban design, whose ideas and experiences have established them as experts in this area of architectural thought.
ALDINGTON & CRAIG
DARBOURNE & DARKE
Hard covered book titled ARCHITECTURE THROUGH THE AGES by Talbot Hamlin, 1953 more. 684 pages. Classic Architecture, Ancient, Roman, Medievaland more.This vintage book is in VG condition. The pages are clean and intact and the binding is tight. Underlining present on some pages. less
Hard covered book titled BEYOND NEW ENGLAND THRESHOLDS more. Photographs and Comment by Samuel Chamberlain, 1937, cloth bound, black and white illustrations.
Houses Illustrated include:
PARSON CAPEN HOUSE, TOPSFIELD, MASS.
JOHN BALCH HOUSE, BEVERLY, MASS
OLD IRONWORKS HOUSE, SAUGUS, MASS.
WHIPPLE HOUSE, IPSWICH, MASS
TRISTRAM COFFIN HOUSE, NEWBURY, MASS
HYLAND HOUSE, GUILFORD, CONN
ABRAHAM BROWNE JR. HOUSE, WATERTOWN, MASS
HASKELL HOUSE, WEST GLOUCESTER, MASS
HOUSE IN ROCKPORT, MASS
LINSLEY HOMESTEAD, NORTHFORD, CONN
Vintage hard covered architectural book titled COLONIAL WILLIAMSBURG more. Its Buildings and Gardens A Study of Virginia's Restored Capital, by A. Lawrence Kocher and Howard Dearstyne, 1949, 104 pages.
THE VIRGINIA PLANTERS' CAPITAL
BUILDING S& BUILDERS OF WILLIAMSBURG
THE MANNER OF FURNISHINGS
THE GARDENS OF WILLIAMSBURG
THE RESTORATION OF AN AMERICAN TOWN
A PHOTOGRAPHIC TOUR OF WILLIAMSBURG
THE GOVERNOR'S PALACE<
THE GEORGE WYTHE HOUSE
BRUTON PARISH CHURCH
THE COURT HOSE OF 1770
Soft covered book titled DRAWING ARCHITECTURE A Creative Approach by Paul Hogarth more. 1979, 192 pages, 118 black & white illustrations, 8 full color plates. ISBN: 0823013642
The author discusses the tools and materials that are needed: pens, inks, pencils, felt-tipped markers, watercolors, papers, and sketchbooks. As drawing architecture often requires the artist to go on location, easily transportable supplies are given special attention. Related problems, such as how to handle the curious bystander, are also discussed. He also explores the possibility of using sys less
Hard covered book titled FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT by Spencer Hart, 1993 more. 127 pages. ISBN 156619184X
During a career that spanned more than 70 years, Frank Lloyd Wright became America's best know and most celebrated architect. He remains the single greatest influence on twentieth century design in America, and was the first American to exert significant influence on the international scene. It contains more than 100 full color and black and white photographs of exteriors and interiors of Wright's most admired buildings and many of his architectural pla less
Hard covered book titled HOUSTON ARCHITECTURAL BALLADE by Valentin L more. Gertsman, First Edition, Limited Copies, 2000, with glossy dust jacket, 127 pages, black cloth bound with silver lettering. SIGNED by author.
This book contains 104 photographs based on contemporary architecture and outdoor sculptures of Houston. The composite photographs in Chapter Three are abstract and symbolize some of the most important aspects of the city's life as capital of the international oil industry and center of medicine, space exploration, and cultures.
Topics include less
Soft covered book titled IDENTIFYING AMERICAN ARCHITECTURE A Pictorial Guide to Styles and Terms, 1600-1945 more. by John Blumenson. 1982, 120 pages. ISBN 0393014282
There are 214 photographs contained in this book, which enables you to determine styles and identify architectural terms by comparing real buildings.
It is in VG condition. Pages clean and intact, binding is tight. Would make a fabulous addition to your library. less