Pure Luxury: World's Best Houses features houses on every continent, from Costa Rica to South Africa, Korea to Cyprus, as well as extensive coverage of the USA and Australia. The book showcases projects by leading architects including Lake-Flato, Griffin Enrigh... read more
2012. First edition. A fine, unmarked copy in a fine d/w.
1989. Reprint. A near fine copy only marked by light chipping to the board edges and a gift inscription to the front pastedown. The d/w is very good with light edge rubbing and repaired tears. Scans available if required.
1992. Reprint. A very good copy only marked by creasing to the spine.
1904. A very good copy in red cloth boards with gilt to the front panel, spine and top edge. Previous owners bookplate to the front pastedown. There is light foxing to the endpapers and the edges are age tanned but the contents are excellent.
1904. This uniform 2 volume set is in very good condition. Bound in in red cloth boards with gilt to the front panel, spine and top edge. The edges of the text block are age tannned and the endpapers are lightly foxed. Both volumes have a previous owners boo... read more
"The Great Builders" surveys the careers of forty great architects whose engineering skills were crucial to their success. Sixteen nationalities and seven centuries of architectural innovation make for a survey of spectacular scope and depth. From churches and fortresses to... read more
2011. First edition. A fine, unmarked copy in a fine d/w.
|Author:||David Easton; Cynthia Wright (Photographer)|
RARE AND COLLECTIBLE
|Series:||Real Goods Independent Living Bks.|
The Rammed Earth House is a beautifully illustrated example of how the most dramatic innovations in home design and construction frequently have their origins in the distant past. By rediscovering the most ancient of all building materials#65533;earth#65533;forward-... read more
1996. First edition, first printing. A near fine copy with only superficial corner wear. Scans available if required.
|Series:||Real Goods independent living books|
|Reading Level:||very good|
An guide to building living structures with straw bales. Covers benefits of building with straw bales, safety concerns, building codes, and insurance, and offers techniques for building walls, windows, doors, foundations, roofs, floors, and plastering the straw walls.
1994. A near fine copy only marked by a small crease to the bottom front corner.
Quintet Books, 1993. An ex-library copy in very good condition. The d/w is also very good and in a protective cover.
|Author:||Francesco Boccia (ed)|
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|Series:||Wonders of the World|
Man has never stopped to feel the need to demonstrate his creativity and genius, building throughout the world structures which seem of having become higher and higher, bigger and bigger through the ages. Following a detailed chronological order, this book goes from t... read more
2007. First edition, first printing. A fine, unmarked copy in a fine d/w which is now in a protective cover. This copy presents as new. Scans available if required.