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Cesar Pelli

By: Cesar Pelli - World Architecture Review

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Shenzhen , P.R China, World Architecture Review Agency: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: vym13

Condition: Near Fine

World Architecture Review's special issue on Cesar Pelli. Chinese text with facing English translations. Essays included: An Essay for World Architecture Review by Cesar Pelli; Context and Construction: The Search for Authenticity in the Work of Cesar Pelli by D. Walters; About Cesar Pelli by L. Wu; and A Portrait of an Architect by L. Min. Signed by Cesar Pelli on the frontis page. View more info

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Changing the Skyline

By: Paul Starrett

Price: $600.00

Publisher: New York, Whittlesey House [McGraw Hill]: 1938

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: mmv64

Condition: Very Good

Housed in an excellent slipcase. Paul Starrett, a legendary New York builder, tells of his early youth, of his apprenticeship in an architect's office, of his entry into construction work, and eventually his rise to owning his own company. legacy of iconic buildings. Though he isn't as well known as he should be, he left legacy of iconic buildings projects. Starrett was the builder responsible for the Empire State Building, the tallest building in the world at the time, and he overcame a major construction challenge when he transformed a sliver of New York City street-corner into the Flatiron... View more info

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Historic Houses of New Jersey

By: Mills, W. Jay

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Lippincott: 1902

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 130olj

Condition: Very Good

348 pp. Illustrated with photograveures. Three-quarter red morocco and marbled boards, spine gilt decorated, top edge gilt. Small chips to spine ends, else very good View more info

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New York City's Gracie Mansion: A History of the Mayor's House

By: Black, Mary;Olshansky, Joan R.;Gracie Mansion Conservancy

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Published for the Gracie Mansion Conservancy by the J.M. Kaplan Fund: 1984

Inscription: Inscribed Mayor Ed Koch

Seller ID: xvm

ISBN: 0961372907

Condition: Fine

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The Architecture of Bridges

By: Elizabeth Mock

Price: $115.00

Publisher: New York, The Museum of Modern Art: 1949

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed By Elixabeth Mock

Seller ID: 34oop

Condition: Very Good

Blue cloth titled in white. Photo illustrated dust jacket. 128 pp. 170 black and white illustrations. Approx.8.5x11 inches. This picture-book traces the history of bridges in terms of the four materials -- stone, wood, metal and reinforced concrete, showing how each material suggests its own characteristic and effective treatment; how stone-builders lightened and articulated the massive Roman arch; how other builders have dealt with wood as vines, as sticks and now as laminated, molded plywood; how nineteenth and twentieth-century engineers asserted the special character of iron and steel in ... View more info