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1 Paul Vanderbilt
New York MIdwest Region of the Society for Photographic Education 1984 1st Edition Soft cover Near Fine Issued Without Jacket Book 
20-page monograph in two parts: one, a bound book of documentary landscape photographs (many made in Wisconsin) and an essay by the photographer, and two, a folded insert of "panels" showing images combined by the photographer tucked into rear cover. Near-Fine in illustrated wraps with light wear to corners. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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2 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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3 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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4 Bae Bien-U Alhambra: Jardin Del Alma [Soul Garden]
Madrid, Spain TF Editores 2009 First Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Book Bae Bien-U Photographer Signed by Photographer
92-page monograph of the photographs of Bae Bien-U taken at the Alhambra and Generalife, and the Secret Garden of Changdeokgung in Seoul, Korea, both of which are considered "soul gardens". A unique approach by a unique photographer. All color plates, beautifully produced. Fine hardcover binding in Fine dust jacket, SIGNED AND DATED BY THE PHOTOGRAPHER TO THE FIRST FREE ENDPAPER. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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5 Belle, Charles Charles Belle: Intemperies
Besancon ILL Presse 1990 First Edition Card Near-Fine Issued Without Jacket Book 
Collection of charcoals, pastels, and acrylic and oil paintings, including still lifes, some landscape, and some portraits, nearly all color, with four gatefolds. A group of charcoals of figures with their backs to the viewer/artist are especially curious. Near-Fine in riveted card covers with slight roughness to top edge. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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6 Biberstein, [Michael] The Apotheosis of the Human Spirit.
Dusseldorf Kunstverein Fur Die Rhinelande Und Westfalen 1989 First Edition Stiff Folded Card Wraps Fine Issued Without Jacket Book 
The full title is Ober die Apotheose des menschlichen Geistes im Sehen der Landschaft (roughly translated "The apotheosis of the human spirit through seeing landscape"). Biberstein, born in Switzerland in 1948, emigrated to the US in the early 1960s, and is largely self-taught, although you wouldn't know it. The paintings are beautifully executed abstract landscapes or almost-landscapes. 82-page catalogue with nearly all plates in color (very subtle color), with text in German and English; one of an edition of 1000. Fine in stiff double-fold wraps as issued. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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7 Brad Temkin Private Places: Photographs of Chicago Gardens
Santa Fe Center for American Places 2005 Hardcover Fine Fine Book 
70-page collection of color photographs that really tell the story of Chicago's individual gardens. Fine hardcover binding in Fine dust jacket. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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8 Brodsky, Stan Stan Brodsky, Synthesis: Redefining the Landscape
New York June Kelly Gallery 2003 First Edition Soft cover Fine Issued Without Jacket Book Signed by Artist
16-page catalogue for an exhibition held September 2-30, 2003, featuring six plates in brilliant color of paintings derived from the artist's trips to California and Provence. Dense, almost primitive pattern. This copy SIGNED BY THE ARTIST to the title page. Fine in wraps as issued. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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9 Charles Kunstler Lucien Mainssieux [Collection "Les Artistes Nouveaux"]
Paris Les Editions G. Cres & Cie 1929 1st Edition Paper Very Good Issued Without Jacket Book 
12 pages of text in French and 32 black and white plates (heliogravures), many with North African subjects, landscape and portrait. Very Good with light wear to spine ends and corners. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10 Clay, Grady Design Quarterly 143: Ephemeral Places: Here Today -- Gone Tomorrow
Cambridge MIT Press 1989 First Edition Wraps Fine Issued Without Jacket Periodical 
All right, it's about time: abandoned areas, airspace, air rights, campaign stop, construction site, disaster area, the dark (and the light), ice, even skyline. Really fascinating conceptually. Fine condition. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11 Coniff, Gregory Gregory Coniff [1979]
Washington DC Corcoran Gallery 1979 First Edition Wraps Near-Fine Issued Without Jacket Book 
20-page catalogue for an exhibition held December 19, 1979 to February 3, 1980, with an essay by Jane Livingston. Illustrated with black and white landscape photographs, here mostly unoccupied back yards with fences and small outbuildings. Snaps, yes, vernacular, yes, but you may find them existential, as Livingston does. Near-Fine with institutional library stamp to colophon page and small label to rear cover. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12 Cortwright, Barbara [Text] The Reach of Solitude: The Paintings of Ann Taylor
Middlebury VT Paul S. Eriksson 1983 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Book 
41 of the artist's minimalist landscape paintings in color. 110 pages, biography. 11 x 8.5 in. VG+ in about VG jacket with minor edgewear and soiling to white ground. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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13 Craig, Lois Design Quarterly 132: Suburbs
Cambridge MIT Press 1986 First Edition Wraps Near-Fine Issued Without Jacket Periodical 
More about the idea than the reality, but well-illustrated with photographs and plats. Near-Fine with bump to spine head. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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14 David Graham Declaring Independence: Photographs by David Graham
Boston Pond Press 2004 Stated First Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Book Signed by Photographer
80-page monograph published on the occasion of an exhibition of the same title held June 4 - July 3, 2004, at Catherine Edelman Gallery in Chicago. 68 color photographs, in the fourth in a series of books documenting the American cultural landscape; naturally, the subjects of these images are odd. THIS COPY SIGNED BY THE PHOTOGRAPHER TO THE HALF-TITLE PAGE. Fine hardcover binding in Fine dust jacket. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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15 Davies, Arthur B. Arthur B. Davies: A Chronological Retrospective [1975]
New York M. Knoedler & Company 1975 First Edition Stiff Card Wraps Fine Issued Without Jacket Book 
56-page catalogue for a exhibition held March 11-April 15, 1975. 37 black and white plates plus color cover; chronology. Sort of an acquired taste, is Davies, as he veers from fantasy to romantic Turnerish landscape to near-abstraction. Still, interesting, very interesting, especially the drawings and prints. 
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16 Donald Kuspit, essay Rodney Ripps: The American Landscape [1985]
New York Marisa Del Re Gallery 1985 1st Edition Soft cover Very Good Issued Without Jacket Ex-Library 
44-page catalogue for an exhibition of these colorful abstractions, illustrated with 12 full-color full-page plates of the work. Includes an exhibition checklist, a black and white photograph of the artist, and a detailed chronology. This copy discarded by the Greybull Public Library in Wyoming, of all places, with taped spine label, stamps and glue residue to half-title, and stamps to the title page and page edges. Otherwise, Very Good in stiff wraps. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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17 Ellen H. Johnson, essay Patricia Johanson: Drawings for the Camouflage House and Orchid Projects
New York Rosa Esman Gallery 1979 1st Edition Soft cover Fine Issued Without Jacket Book 
20-page catalogue for an exhibition held April 10 - May 5, 1979, illustrated with 15 drawings of her landscape designs, all of which are based on patterns that occur in nature (e.g., orchids, a gila monster, moths). Johanson is a fabulist with an architecture degree. For those interested in such things, the artist's photograph that accompanies her chronology and bibliographic information was taken by Ellsworth Kelly. Fine in stiff wraps 
Price: 20.00 USD
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18 Gary Monroe The Highwaymen: Florida's African-American Landscape Painters [Signed]
Gainesville, Florida University Press of Florida 2001 1st Edition Hardcover Fine Near Fine Book Signed by Author(s)
160-page anthology, with more than 60 images and excellent text with notes, full of detail about the artists and the history of landscape painters in Florida. THIS COPY SIGNED BY GARY MONROE TO THE TITLE PAGE. Fine hardcover binding in near-Fine illustrated dust jacket with faint wear to corners and crease plus tiny closed tear to rear top edge not affecting the illustration. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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19 Gerard Xuriguera Freddy Rival: Fragments de paysage [Fragments of a landscape]
Paris Extrait de Cimaise no. 263 2000 1st Edition Soft cover Fine Issued Without Jacket Book 
Eight-page exhibition catalogue with an essay in French and English and five plates of this Guadaloupe-born artist's painting. Fine in stiff wraps. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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20 Hall, Tim Tim Hall: Coast
Self-published 2006 First Edition Stiff Wraps As Issued Fine Issued Without Jacket Book 
Portraitist turned landscape photographer, with 20 color images, although except for the brightly-painted bathing huts at Southwold, there isn't much. Britain's beaches look vast here, nearly unpeopled, as big as the sky, but colorful they're not. Painterly. Fine in stiff wraps as issued. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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