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1 Louis I. Kahn (MoMA checklist 1966)
New York Museum of Modern Art 1966 1st Edition Soft cover Near Fine Issued Without Jacket Brochure 
14-panel brochure, folded accordion-style, prepared to accompany an exhibition held April 26 to May 30, 1966, directed byArthur Drexler, and consisting of a variety of architectural and design projects completed between 1953 and 1965, illustrated with 12 black and white sketches. The projects vary widely, from a study of traffic patterns in Philadelphia to a playground with Noguchi to buildings in India and Pakistan. Must have been quite an exhibition. Near-Fine with iight wear. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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2 Simon and Boulware: Architects and Engineers
Philadelphia PA Self-published 1950 First Edition Boards About Very Good Issued Without Jacket Book 
40-page book produced by this architectural firm highlighting its commissions, mostly in the Philadelphia area: banks, schools, a synagogue, a sanitorium, a couple of big department stories, more post-war buildings familiar to most Philadelphians (if they're still there). Each commission described in text, with one or more black and white photographs, and a partial blueprint or spec. Interesting artifact of its time and place. This copy withdrawn from the Philadelphia Free Library (thus, all attendant markings); spine head is a bit frayed, and corners have moderate wear. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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3 The Museum of Modern Art Builds
New York Museum of Modern Art 1962 1st Edition Soft cover Near Fine Issued Without Jacket Book 
20-page brochure describing the Philip Johnson Associates plans for the Museum, with explanatory text and schematics, diagrams, and models. Near-Fine with tiny dog ear to bottom corners. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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4 Aalto, Alvar Alvar Aalto, 1963-1970
New York Praeger 1971 First Edition Hardcover Near-Fine About Very Good Book 
248-page monograph, with 180 black and white photographs, 180 plans, and 14 drawings, which is a lot of work in a seven-year period. This copy belonged to the Department of Architecture and Design at MoMA, indicated by a stamp inside front cover, but there are no other markings. The textured boards are slightly cocked; the dust jacket has light wear to edges and spine ends, and a rough top edge. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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5 Albuquerque, Lita and Mitchell De Jarnett Lita Albuquerque and Mitchell De Jarnett: As Above, So Below: Art as Political and Cosmological Space [an Environmental artwork]
Fullerton Cal State Fullerton 2005 First Edition Stiff Folded Card Wraps Near-Fine Issued Without Jacket Book 
58-page large-format catalogue for an exhibition held in the Main Art Gallery, February 5-March 12, 2005, documenting the it's-about-time-an-architect-and-an-installation-artist-got-together work that Albuquerqueand De Jarnett made as part of Golden State, the largest California public art commission (which is saying something). Essays by Howard N. Fox, Albuquerque, and De Jarnett, illustrated with wonderful color photographs by Grant Mudford, among others. Fascinating project. Near-Fine in stiff folded wraps as issued with small crease to upper front corner. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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6 Alfred H. Barr, Jr., introduction An Important Gift of Paintings: TVA Architecture and Design
New York Museum of Modern Art 1941 1st Edition Soft cover Fine Issued Without Jacket Brochure 
12-page Bulletin (v. VIII, April-May 1941), with eight black and white images of paintings, plus a full list of the anonymous donor's gift. Four black and white photographs from an exhibition on T.V.A. architecture, showing Norris Dam, the generator room and power house at the Pickwick Dam and the Hiwassee Dam. Fine in paper. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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7 Alfred H. Barr, Jr., text The Year's Work: Annual Report to the Board of Trustees and Members of the Museum of Modern Art for the year July 1, 1940 - June 30, 1941
New York Museum of Modern Art 1941 1st Edition Soft cover Very Good Issued Without Jacket Book 
32-page annual report, interesting not only for the history of the Museum and its collections, but for its date. Paste-down of "Starry Night" in color on the cover, acquired in June of 1941, plus black and white images of Orozco at work on his "Dive Bomber and Tank" mural, the "Britain at War" exhibition, Eleanor Roosevelt at the "Indian Art" exhibition, "TVA Architecture", "Useful Objects Under $10", and William Zorach at work in the Sculpture Garden, plus a complete list of exhibitions and film programs including those circulating, list of publications issued. Valuable research resource. Very Good with light wear to edges and moderate toning to white background of covers. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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8 Ambasz, Emilio and Steven Holl Emilio Ambasz Steven Holl: Architecture
New York Museum of Modern Art 1989 First Edition Stiff Card Wraps Very Good to Near-Fine Issued Without Jacket Book 
24-page documentation of the MoMA exhibition celebrating the work of these two architects. Illustrated in black and white with color photograph of an Ambasz model on the cover. Essay by Stuart Wrede, Director of the Museum's Department of Architecture and Design. Very Good to near-Fine condition in stiff wraps: remains of a tiny sticker to front edge near spine fold, corners slightly bent. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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9 American Society of Landscape Architects Illustrations of Work of Members 1931
New York House of J. Hayden Twiss 1931 First Edition Paper Fine Issued Without Jacket Periodical 
Lincoln Memorial, Minnesota State Fair, the Olmsteds' "Riverway" for the Boston Park System and Palos Verdes Estates, a couple of John Nolen's parks, Warren Manning's work in Atlanta and Zanesville, Scripps College, the Hutchinson River Parkway, many residential estates belonging to well-known names, and the advertising, so informative. In all, a wonderful snapshot of what some of America looked like at the start of the Great Depression. Fine in heavy textured paper, gilt embossed. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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10 American Society of Landscape Architects Illustrations of Work of Members 1932
New York House of J. Hayden Twiss 1932 First Edition Paper Fine Issued Without Jacket Periodical 
Introduction by Henry Vincent Hubbard. Illustrated with 214 photographs and plans, including lots of period advertising, some of which is as interesting as the members' work. Mostly, but not all residential work: my own Brooklyn Botanic Garden is here, as is the Playland at Rye, New York, Pomona College, plan for the City of Boulder, Colorado, and one for St. Petersburg, Florida, Princeton University, and a Fort Worth subdivision. There are three plates from the Olmsted brothers and a surprising number of working women landscape architects in this issue. Index of advertisers, but none of the architects, whose work appears alphabetically. Fine in heavy textured paper, gilt embossed. 
Price: 90.00 USD
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11 Andreolli, Giulio Mario Botta [1995]
Milan Skira 1995 First Edition Folded Wraps Near-Fine Issued Without Jacket Book 
68-page monograph on Botta's work on Il Museo di Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto, with text in Italian. Illustrated with sketches, models, color photographs of the site, plans, and schematics. An important resource. This copy withdrawn from a museum library, with stamps to title page, taped spine label, and card pocket glued inside rear cover. Otherwise, near-Fine in folded stiff wraps with light wear and faint sunning to edges. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12 Andrews, Wayne American Gothic: Its Origins, Its Trials, Its Triumphs
New York Vintage Books 1975 First Paperback Edition Stiff Wraps As Issued Near-Fine Issued Without Jacket Book 
154 pages, with many black and white photographs (most by Andrews, who wrote the text), plus a good index and brief bibliography. Standard on the subject. Near-Fine in stiff wraps as issued; corners curling slightly. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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13 Arthur Drexler and Wilder Green, text Four New Buildings: Architecture and Imagery (MoMA Bulletin v. 26, no. 2, 1959)
New York Museum of Modern Art 1959 1st Edition Soft cover Very Good Issued Without Jacket Book 
20-page catalogue focused on the Sydney Opera House, Notre Dame de Royan, Stamford CT First Presbyterian Church, and the TWA terminal. Illustrated with photographs, specs, plans. Very Good with light wear and faint soiling to edges, corners, and spine fold. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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14 Arthur Drexler, essay Ricardo Bofill and Leon Krier: Architecture, Urbanism, and History
New York Museum of Modern Art 1985 1st Edition Soft cover Near Fine Issued Without Jacket Book 
24-page exhibition catalogue, with lengthy statements by the architects and color photographs, elevations, plans, and other supporting material. Near-Fine in stiff illustrated wraps with light wear to the corners. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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15 Aynard, Joseph Londres: Hampton Court et Windsor [Les Villes d'Art Celebres series]
Paris Librairie Renouard 1912 First Edition Library Binding Very Good Issued Without Jacket Ex-Library 
172 pages, text in French, illustrated with 164 half-tones. Sort of an elegant guide (not the type one carries.too heavy). In a sturdy library binding, very lightly worn. Withdrawn from a public library, so some stamping, pencil notations, evidence that a card pocket has been removed. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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16 Bacon, Edmund N. Archetype Architexture
Cincinnati OH University of Cincinnati 1990 First Edition Wraps As Issued Fine Issued Without Jacket Book 
28-page booklet containing a lecture delivered by Bacon on the subject of understanding architecture as music, illustrated with photographs and line drawings that make his case. Fine in wraps as issued. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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17 Benevolo, Leonardo History of Modern Architecture in 2 Volumes
Cambridge MA MIT Press 1985 Second Edition; 3rd Printing Soft cover Very Good Issued Without Jacket Book 
Two volumes in softcover. Volume 1 (The Tradition of Modern Architecture) is in Very Good condition, with spine creases, corner and edge wear; Volume 2 (The Modern Movement) is near-Very Good: due to faulty binding, the first three pages are detached (title and table of contents); otherwise, minor wear to corners and spine ends. Offered as a set. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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18 Bone, James London Echoing
Dutton Later Edition Hardcover Very Good++ Near-Very Good Book Muirhead Bone 
Undated edition and printing. Drawings by the author's brother, Muirhead Bone, are marvelously evocative of a vanished London (drawn between 1901-42). Very Good++ binding slightly faded, in near-Very Good jacket with chips to spine ends, rough rear top edge. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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19 Botta, Mario Mario Botta: Buildings and Projects 1961-1982
New York Rizzoli 1984 First Edition in English Stiff Wraps As Issued Near-Fine  Issued Without Jacket 
Pierluigi Nicolin for Electa/Rizzoli's 'Architectural Documents' series, 1984. Rear-cover blurb claims this is the first book in English about Botta. 142 pages, illustrated with many plans and photographs (black and white), plus a brief biography and a bibliography. In near-Fine stiff wraps: light soiling to edges, corners faintly bent.  
Price: 28.00 USD
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20 Breukelman, Jim Hot Properties: Urban Huose Portraiture By Jim Breukelman
Vancouver, Canada Presentation House Gallery 1987 First Edition Wraps Very Good Issued Without Jacket Book 
12-page exhibition catalogue with an essay by Robin Laurence and 6 full-page color photographs of houses that are as much about landscaping as about architecture. Very Good in wraps with light wear and creasing along top edges. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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