Architecture &
Landscape Architecture

1. Gromort, Georges.
Jardins D'Espagne.
Paris: A. Vincent, 1926. First edition. Large folio, approx. 18 x 14", total of 124 black and white plates, twenty plans, and 160 views of villas from various regions of Spain. 20 pages of introductory text and explanatory notes. Vol.I presents the Arab gardens at Alcazar, Alhambra, etc. Vol.II the gardens of the Renaissance and 18th century at the Escorial, Seville, etc. Bright, fresh set -- plates and text very clean. Orig. marbled board portfolio with lettering in gilt, red cloth spine and cloth ties. Near fine. 2 vols. $650.00
2. Wallace, Philip B.
Colonial Houses Philadelphia Pre-Revolutionary Period.
New York: Architectural Book, 1931. First edition. 248 pages. With measured drawings by M. Luther Miller and an Introduction by Joseph Hergesheimer. Voluminously illustrated with photographs, floor plans and detailed drawings. KARPEL B842. "Contains excellent photographs and some measured drawings." ROOS 2404. In a bright and very crisp dust wrapper. Orig. navy cloth lettered in gilt. Fine in fine dust wrapper. $200.00
3. Neale, John Preston & John Le Keux.
Views of the Most Interesting Collegiate and Parochial Churches in Great Britain.
London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, 1824-1825. First edition. Unpaginated. 25 x 16 cm. Ninety-eight plates on India paper. Scattered. marginal plate toning. text generally clean, offsetting to Vol.II title and frontispiece. A review of English church architecture including screens, fonts and monuments. "The churches more fully illustrated here are those of Great and Little Malvern, St. Alban's, Shrewsbury, and Tewksbury Abbeys, the Churches of Stratford-upon-Avon, Croydon, Yarmouth, Thaxted, Cirencester, Melford, and Lavenham, with the principal churches of Oxford and Cambridge." Backstrip gilt lettering bright and fresh, calligraphic owner lettering Vol. I free endpaper. Contemporary three quarter dark olive morocco and matching aubergine cloth. Teg. Very good. 2 vols. $200.00
4. N.Y. Library of Columbia College.
Catalogue of The Avery Architectural Library A Memorial Library of Architecture, Archaeology, and Decorative Art. 
New York: Library of Columbia College, 1895. First edition. 1189 pages. 28 x 22 cm. Printed by DeVinne in a Limited edition, one of 1000 copies. Introduction by George W. Baker, William R. Ware and Russell Sturgis. An important compendium and still useful bibliography. Bookplate. Corners worn, rubbing to extremities, interior contents fresh and clean. Orig. three quarter brown morocco and marbled boards. Teg. Very good. $200.00
5. Bolton, Ahur T. 
The Architecture of Robert & James Adam (1758-1794). 
London: Country Life, 1922. First edition. Approximately 15" x 12"; 636 illustrations, photographs and drawings to scale. Spiers Index of Drawings inThe Soane Collection. Index of Clients' Names. General Index. An important work, magnificently illustrated. COLVIN p31. "...contains a catalogue of the principal works of the drawings in Sir John Soane's Museum and illustrates all the principal works of the brothers Adam. FREITAG 36. Front cover raised bust in gilt. Bookplates front pastedown, ex-library -- spine stickers removed, small ink handstamped number front pastedowns, versos of title pages and bottom edge of one rear blank. Intrerior contents clean, bindings firm, backstrips chipped at extremities. Orig. green cloth. Aeg. Very good. 2 vols. $375.00
6. Baker, Z.
The Cottage Builder's Manual.
Worcester: Published by Z. Baker, 1856. First edition. 173 pages. 25 x 16 1/2 cm. 209 text figures and over 93 wood-engravings. HITCHCOCK 47. KARPEL B231. "A curious work with some very strange designs, most of which are based on some form of centralized plan: twelve-sided, hexagonal, octagonal, circular, and square. Baker was a carpenter-architect in the area of Worcester, MA.". A lovely, reasonably fresh, remarkably clean copy with gilt front cover illustration of a house. Orig. publisher's brown cloth rebacked, decorated in gilt and blind. Near fine. $200.00

7. Bartell, Edmund.
Hints For Picturesque Improvements In Ornamental Cottages and Their Scenery.
London: J. Taylor, 1804. First edition. 140 pages. Six aquatint plates. An influential book, Bartell is considered the first to suggest that it was acceptable for the gentry to choose the inexpensive, but tastefully designed "cottage orne" over the substantial country house. ARCHER 14.1. Slight age-toning, moderate surface rubbing, raised bands, leather spine label lettered in gilt. 19th century half brown calf and marbled boards with all edges marbled. Very good. $495.00

8. Neumann, Louis.
Art De Construire Et De Gouverner Les Serres.
Paris: Audot, 1844. First edition. 104 pages in text. 18.5 x 22.5 cm. Twenty-one lithographic plates, one a large foldout (Greenhouse of the Botanical Garden at the University of Louvain), and containing eighty-eight individual illustrations of plats and greenhouses (design details of interior and exterior views). Some drawings to scale. Text covers construction of an orangerie, warm and cold weather greenhouses. The author was Chief gardener of the Museum d'Histoire Naturelle de Paris. Lovely copy, slight text age-toning, original wrappers bound-in, marbled endpapers, a few plates with toning at fore-edge not affecting images. OCLC lists three copies only. Text in French. Later marbled boards with brown leather spine label printed in gilt. Fine. $395.00
9. Dupin, Charles, Baron.
Geometrie Et Mechanique Des Arts Et Métiers Et Des Beaux-Arts. Cours Normal A l'usage des Artistes et des Ouvriers, des Sous-Chefs et des Chefs d'ateliers et de manufactures.
Paris: Bachelier, Libraire, 1825-1826. First edition. 20 x 13 cm. Forty-three engraved folding plates. Primarily devoted to mathematics and mechanics as related to the industrial arts, the text contains a number of sections devoted to architecture and perspective. The work was popular going through many editions, and widely translated. University of London prize binding presented to Thomas R. Hill, 1833/34, second prize in the class of Natural Philosophy and Mathematics. Covers with gilt seal of the University of London, double gilt border fillets and gilt corner florets. Raised bands, red morocco spine labels (several chipped), gilt inner dentelles, marbled endpapers with matching edges, occasional dampstaining and wrinkling of folding plates, covers lightly faded. Contemporary full polished maroon calf. Very good. 3 vols. $500.00
10. Paris. Paris Et Ses Environs.
Paris Et Ses Environs.
Paris: Lemercier, [1850]. Landscape 4to, 17 x 25 cm. Thirty hand-finished color lithographs with tissue guards printed recto only. Landmark Paris sites -- Le Palais Royal, Place Vendome, L'Arc de Triomphe de L'Etoile, Hotel de Ville, Place de la Concorde, Boulevard des Capucines et Grand Hotel, Lac du Bois de Boulogne et al. Front hinge cracked but firm, small dark spot front cover, plates clean and bright. Orig. dark red cloth, front cover lettered in gilt. Very good. $375.00
12. Skaife, Thomas.
A Key To Civil Architecture; Or, The Universal Builder. 
London: R. Baldwin, 1788. Third edition. 387 pages. 21 x 13 cm. Two engraved folding plates of circular staircases and components. Originally published 1774. COLVIN p.739. "advertised himself in "Aris's Birmingham Gazette" as a Surveyor and Builder from London, who proposes drawing Plans, Elevations and Sections.....He was a carpenter and joiner by trade." This work presents a detailed discussion of the methods and practices of measuring materials and estimating jobs. Moderate age-toning, portion of second plate professionally repaired and restored in facsimile on old paper, raised bands, spine label printed in gilt, cover border panels decorated in blind. Modern full brown calf. Fine. $550.00
13. Wright, Frank Lloyd.
Frank Lloyd Wright An Autobiography.
New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1943. Second edition. 561 pages. 22 x 22 cm. Illustrations within the text, and a series of family photographs after the text. KARPEL B1338. "First edition of a classic in the literature of American architecture." The second edition (1943) is incorrectly designated `first edition' on the verso of the title page. "FREITAG 10397 [listing later edition]. SWEENEY 585 & 303. Front cover and spine lettered in silver. Minor rubbing to backstrip head and foot, bookplate, all in all a clean, firm copy. Orig. decorated brick cloth. Very good. $400.00