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1 Blaser, Werner Powell/Kleinschmidt- Interior Architecture
Basel, Boston, Berlin Birkhauser 3764365617 / 9783764365615 First American Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Paper Covered Boards. (2001). 176 pp. Appears to be signed/inscribed by both Don Powell/Robert Kleinschmidt firm. Book with lightly bumped corner, very nice otherwise. Dust jacket lightly rubbed, no chips or tears. Very clean copy. ; 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall; Signed by Author 
Price: 25.00 USD
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2 Kaiser, Kay The Architecture of Gunnar Birkerts
Aia Press 1989 1558350519 / 9781558350519 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Brown boards. Signed, inscribed on the title page by both the author and Birkerts. Inscribed to Robert Mosher, modernist architect of the San Diego/Coronado Bridge. His round embossed stamp is found on the half-title page. Only light wear, bump to one lower board and the lower spine. Very tight. The dust jacket has some scraping to the rear panel, a 1/4" tear to a lower corner, a 1/8" tear to an upper spine corner. Spine has some fading. ; 10.20 X 9.50 X 1.20 inches; Signed by Author 
Price: 30.00 USD
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3 Kardon, Janet - editor The Ideal Home 1900-1920
New York Harry N. Abrams 1993 0810934671 / 9780810934672 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Red cloth, like new, illustrated with photos. Dust jacket has very minor wear, fading on spine. ; The History of Twentieth Century American Craft; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 304 pages 
Price: 18.01 USD
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4 Kelly, Guillet, Hern, and Simpson Art of the Olmsted Landscape
New York New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission and The Arts Publisher, Inc. 1981 0941302008 / 9780941302005 Softcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Dark green paper wrappers with white lettering, light edgewear and rubbing, 169 pp. Contained in green marbled paper covered slipcase, along with booklet Art of the Olmstead Landscape: His Works in New York City, 38 pp. Slipcase VG- with some edgewear and rubbing.; Oblong 8vo 
Price: 28.82 USD
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5 Mauger, Thierry Impressions of Arabia Architecture and Frescoes of the Asir Region
Paris Flammarion 1996 2080136240 / 9782080136244 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Red cloth. Both book and jacket have minor wear. ; Oblong 4to 11" - 13" tall; 199 pages;
With its awe-inspiring landmarks, its dense woodlands, and the delightful coolness of its mountain-tops, the region of Asir stands in sharp contrast to the usual patterns of Saudi Arabian landscape. "This could have been the site of the Garden of Eden," wrote St. John Philby in the 1930s, and as this extraordinary book of photographs demonstrates, the claim still holds true today.

The story of the author's two journeys around the Asir region is told through the architecture, frescoes and lifestyles of the people. Granted royal approval for his second project, Thierry Mauger has been able to gain access to previously unseen interiors and to win the trust of the people. In the process, he reveals how the art of the Asir region, the handpainted, brightly colored interior decoration, the painted façades, the symbolism of the architecture, and the unique landscape form a complex code which provides valuable insights into understanding this little-known culture.

In the midst of Westernizing trends, the author demonstrates the strong traditional forces which imbue the art and architecture of Asir today. New architecture is taking up forms and ornamentation from traditional regional styles, and as the author shows, the painted interiors by Asir women resonate with the traditions of magic and religion, blended with new images drawn from the contemporary culture.
 
Price: 35.00 USD
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6 Nichols, Karen & Lisa Burke & Patrick Burke & Janet Abrams Michael Graves Buildings and Projects 1990-1994
Rizzoli 1995 0847819027 / 9780847819027 Softcover Very Good 
Pictorial wraps. Signed and dated by Graves on the half-title page. Not inscribed. There is some spotting to the front cover. A 1/4" nick toward the upper, rear spine edge. Otherwise only minor wear. Very tight and clean interior. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 303 pages; Signed by Artist 
Price: 75.00 USD
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7 Stewart, David B. and Hajime Yatsuka Arata Isozaki Architecture 1960-1990
New York Rizzoli 1991 0847813185 / 9780847813186 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Black cloth, light bump at two corners, otherwise minor wear, illustrated with photos. Dust jacket has minor wear. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 304 pages 
Price: 10.81 USD
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