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1 The Brochure Series of Architectural Illustration. Vol. II, No. 11
Boston Bates & Guild Co. November, 1896 
First Edition. Paperbound, 6 1/2” x 9 1/2”. An illustrated publication for architects and designers, with this issue featuring details of Italian Renaissance cornices. With many terrific ads for building supplies, design tools, hardware, etc. Very good plus slightly used copy in printed wrappers. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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2 CAMPBELL-LANGE, BARBARA-ANN (LAUTNER, JOHN & SHULMAN, JULIUS) John Lautner 1911 - 1994. Disappearing Space (ISBN: 9783822839621 / 978-3-8228-3962-1)
Koln, Germany Taschen 2005 
First Edition. Signed by internationally acclaimed architectural photographer Julius Shulman whose photographs appear throughout the text, as well as the stunning cover color photograph of the Malin House, “Chemosphere”, in Hollywood. Paperbound, 7 5/16” x 9”, 95 pages. Fine copy in printed wrappers. A comprehensive volume offering insight into the rich and diverse architectural career of John Lautner, an influential American architect whose work in Southern California is known for its progressive engineering, design, and space-age motifs. Lautner studied at Frank Lloyd Wright's Taliesin Fellowship for six years in the 1930s, along with other great artists and architects like E. Fay Jones, Paolo Soleri and Santiago Martinez Delgado. Some of Lautner's most famous designs include the Bob Hope residence in Palm Springs, the Elrod Residence which was used in the 1971 James Bond film ‘Diamonds Are Forever', the iconic Googie's Coffee Shop (at the corner of Sunset Strip and Crescent Heights in Los Angeles). Illustrated throughout with color and black & white photographs, 32 of which are by Julius Shulman whose interest in architectural photography was inspired through a chance meeting with renowned architect Richard Neutra. Shulman has received many awards and honors over the years, including the American Institute of Architecture Gold Medal for architectural photography in 1969 and an Honorary Membership in 1980. 
Price: 300.00 USD
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3 GEBHARD, DAVID & PERES, ANTHONY Robert Stacy-Judd. Maya Architecture and the Creation of a New Style. Text by David Gebhard. Photographs by Anthony Peres (ISBN: 0884963519 / 0-88496-351-9)
Santa Barbara, CA Capra Press 1993 
First Edition. Signed by the author David Gebhard and by the photographer Anthony Peres. Also signed and inscribed by Constance Fearing, this being one of a tiny number of special hardbound copies made for presentation by her and not offered for sale. Inscribed: “To dear Paul with love from Constance, November 1993.” Fearing provided the funding for the productionof the book, with “Special thanks to Constance Fearing for her support and enthusiasm.” printed at the head of the copyright page. Oversize pictorial format. Illustrated with color photographs by Anthony Peres, full color renderings by Robert Stacy-Judd, and other drawings and photographs. As new fresh copy. With an extensive bibliography and index. A fascinating study of the life and work of architect Robert Stacy-Judd and his unique style, beautifully exemplified in his design for the Aztec Hotel near Los Angeles in the mid-1920s which incorporated Mayan and Aztec motifs into the architecture of Southern California and caused a sensation in the field. Some of his other work includes ‘The Maya Lobby' at the La Jolla Beach & Yacht Club, the First Baptist Church in Ventura, California, the Soboba Hot Springs Resort in San Jacinto, California, the Wise residence in Oceano, California, and the Masonic Temple in North Hollywood. 
Price: 450.00 USD
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4 KOENIG, GLORIA (SHULMAN, JULIUS) Albert Frey 1903 - 1998: A Living Architecture of the Desert (ISBN: 9783822848838 / 978-3-8228-4883-8)
Koln, Germany Taschen 2008 
First Edition. Signed by the author, Gloria Koenig, and by the internationally acclaimed architectural photographer Julius Shulman whose photographs appear throughout the text, as well as the color photograph on the front cover of the Frey House I in Palm Springs, California and the black & white portrait of Albert Frey on the back cover. Paperbound, 7 5/16” x 9”, 96 pages. Fine copy in printed wrappers. A comprehensive volume of the architectural designs of Albert Frey. Illustrated throughout with color and black & white photographs, many of which are by Julius Shulman whose interest in architectural photography was inspired through a chance meeting with architect Richard Neutra. Shulman has received many awards and honors over the years, including the American Institute of Architecture Gold Medal for architectural photography in 1969 and an Honorary Membership in 1980. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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5 MIDDLETON, CHARLES The Builder's Miscellany, or Pocket Library - Containing Original Picturesque Designs in Architecture, for Cottages, Farm Country and Town Houses, Public Buildings, Temples, Green Houses, Bridges, Lodges, and Gates for Entrances to Parks and Pleasure Grounds, Stables, Monumental Tombs, Garden Seats, etc
London Printed for J. Taylor at the Architectural Library (circa 1810 - 1812) 
First Edition. Previous ownership signature. Very good plus copy handsomely bound in new red leather with gold detailing and with raised bands at the spine. Illustrated with sixty hand-colored engraved plates and numerous architectural plan drawings. First published in 1799, this remarkable architectural pattern book offers a diverse collection of structural styles from primitive huts to the grandest of mansions. The plates are beautifully colored with many of the images illustrating the elements incorporated to the age of the great English houses, showing stables, gates and lodges, houses for plants, estate bridges, etc. Most of the designs are accompanied by illustrations of their elevations and room layouts. A wonderful opportunity to glimpse into the history and art of architecture as it would have been seen and studied by generations past. Rare. 
Price: 3750.00 USD
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6 MOULENE, JEAN-MAURICE (ED.) Moule & Polyzoides: Architects and Urbanists, Work in Progress 4/5
Pasadena, CA Privately Printed 2006 
First Edition. Paperbound, small format, 5 1/2” x 4 3/4”, 109 pages. Illustrated throughout with black & white photographs by Art Cueto, Jean-Maurice Moulene, Michiko Hirashima, and Peter VanderWal. Fine in printed wrappers. A collection of photographs from work by the architectural design and planning firm Moule & Polyzoides, focusing on recent work in Southern California. 
Price: 95.00 USD
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7 SHULMAN, JULIUS Vest Pocket Pictures
Portland, OR Nazraeli Press 2006 
First Edition. Signed by the internationally acclaimed architectural photographer Julius Shulman. One of an edition limited to 1000 copies. This limited edition was not issued signed by Shulman but this copy has been specially signed by Shulman in ink on the title page. This book was issued to accompany an exhibit of photographs by Julius Shulman at the Craig Krull Gallery in Santa Monica, CA. Bound in full cloth with printed photograph affixed to front cover and a reproduction of a Shulman signature die-stamped on the rear cover. As new without dust jacket as issued. A collection of 70 black & white photographs by Julius Shulman taken with a Vest Pocket Kodak camera when he was in his 20s, many of which have appeared in art galleries. Mr. Shulman's interest in architectural photography was inspired through a chance meeting with Richard Neutra and he has received many awards and honors over the years, including the American Institute of Architecture Gold Medal for architectural photography in 1969 and an Honorary Membership in 1980. 
Price: 300.00 USD
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8 STEELE, JAMES, SCHINDLER, R.M. & SHULMAN, JULIUS R.M. Schindler 1887 - 1953. An Exploration of Space (ISBN: 9783822839669 / 978-3-8228-3966-9)
Koln, Germany Taschen 2005 
First Edition. Signed by internationally acclaimed architectural photographer Julius Shulman whose photographs appear throughout the text. Paperbound, 7 5/16” x 9”, 96 pages. Fine copy in printed wrappers. A comprehensive volume offering insight into the rich and diverse architectural career of R.M. Schindler, best known for works built in or near Los Angeles during the early to mid-twentieth century, characterized in part by their economy of budget without compromising design integrity. Some of his most famous projects include the Lovell Beach House in Newport Beach, California, the Wolfe House in Avalon, Catalina Island, California (now demolished), the Mackey Apartments in Los Angeles, California, and the Kings Road House in Los Angeles, California. Illustrated throughout with color and black & white photographs, 30 of which are by Julius Shulman whose interest in architectural photography was inspired through a chance meeting with architect Richard Neutra. Shulman has received many awards and honors over the years, including the American Institute of Architecture Gold Medal for architectural photography in 1969 and an Honorary Membership in 1980. 
Price: 275.00 USD
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9 WILDER, BILLY & JAMES STEELE R.M. Schindler: Text by James Steele. Edited by Peter Gossel. New Photography by Joachim Schumacher (ISBN: 3822871885 / 3-8228-7188-5)
Koln, Germany Taschen 1999 
First Edition. From the library of the great film director Billy Wilder. Laid in is a lovely 8 x 10 inch black & white photograph of Billy Wilder signed and inscribed by the photographer / publisher Benedikt Taschen: “To Billy Wilder, In admiration, Benedikt, April 99.” The photograph was taken by Benedikt Taschen and shows Billy Wilder, sitting at an outdoor table looking at this Taschen book. Fine copy in a fine fresh dust jacket. A comprehensive volume offering insight into the rich and diverse architectural career of R.M. Schindler, best known for works built in or near Los Angeles during the early to mid-twentieth century, characterized in part by their economy of budget without compromising design integrity. Some of his most famous projects include the Lovell Beach House in Newport Beach, California, the Wolfe House in Avalon, Catalina Island, California (now demolished), the Mackey Apartments in Los Angeles, California, and the Kings Road House in Los Angeles, California. Illustrated throughout with color and black & white photographs, many published here for the first time. Billy Wilder's legendary status in Hollywood as a director, screenwriter, and producer includes such classic films as Ninotchka, Sunset Boulevard, Double Indemnity, The Lost Weekend, Stalag 17, Some Like it Hot, The Seven Year Itch, The Apartment, and The Fortune Cookie. 
Price: 1000.00 USD
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