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1 20th Century Decorating Architecture & Gardens: 80 Years Of Ideas & Pleasure From House & Garden
New York Holt, Rinehart and Winston 1980 0030475813 / 9780030475818 First Hard Cover Good+ Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
320 pp. Dustjacket, now protected in archival mylar, is price clippedand has considerable edgewear, including wrinkling, rubbing, chips and tears. There is a 3" piece missing from the front upper edge. Black cloth boards a little bumped at corners. Cloth is torn along lower edge of front board. Two or three small splotches to upper edge of text block. Gift inscription inked to ffep. Internally clean and solidly bound. Illustrated with b/w and colour photos. 
Price: 17.00 AUD
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2 Abel, Chris Manikata Church: Richard England (Historical Building Monograph)
London Academy Editions 1995 1854903977 / 9781854903976 First Paperback Very Good Quarto 
80 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated wraps. Internally unmarked and solidly bound. Illustrated with colour and b/w photos and drawings. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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3 Banham, Reyner Theory and Design in the First Machine Age
Cambridge, Massachusetts The MIT Press 1994 0262520583 / 9780262520584 Second Edition Paperback Good+ 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
338 pp. Light general wear to wraps. Three or four small dents to upper edge of front cover, carried through first 20 or so pages. Internally clean and binding is as new. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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4 Betjeman, John First and Last Loves
London Grey Arrow 1960 First Paperback Paperback Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
191 pgs. Cover is creased, spine lightly sunned with small chip at its base. Pages uniformly lightly yellowed. Tightly bound. B/w photos; index. Essays on British architecture by the poet. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Christopher Wren, Briggs, Martin S.
5 Briggs, Martin S. Christopher Wren
London Falcon Educational Books 1951 First Hard Cover Good Good 12 mo 
137 pp. + index. General and edgewear to price-clipped dustjacket.Faint yellowing to edges of text block and outer page margins. Spine a little canted. Previous owner's name inked to front free endpaper. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Black-and-white photos and drawings of some of Wren's buildings. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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6 Brown, Denise Scott Architectural Design Urban Concepts: Rise and Fall of Community Architecture; Between Three Stools; The Public Realm and the Public Interest in Urban Design
London Architectural Design 1990 0312030673 / 9780312030674 First Soft Cover Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
96pp. Colour and b&w illustrations/photos throughout. Wraps with light yellowing at edges, light general and edgewear. 
Price: 45.00 AUD
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Indian Architecture (Buddhist and Hindu Periods), Brown, Percy
7 Brown, Percy Indian Architecture (Buddhist and Hindu Periods)
Bombay D.B. Taraporevala Sons & Co. 1965 Fifth Edition Hard Cover Good No Jacket Quarto 
xiv, 216 pp. General and edgewear to textured paper boards, including two small tears at lower edge of rear board. Edges of text block are lightly tanned. Internally unmarked and solidly bound. With over 500 drawings, photographs and maps, including 164 b/w plates, a few of which have faint foxing. A little musty. 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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Houses and Gardens of Kyoto, Daniell, Thomas
8 Daniell, Thomas Houses and Gardens of Kyoto
Tokyo Tuttle Publications 2010 480531091X / 9784805310915 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Quarto Akihiko Seki (photographs) 
224 pp. Just a little light edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. Shallow thumbing creases to half a dozen or so pages. All else as new. 
Price: 24.00 AUD
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9 De Mare, Eric, Editor. Contributors K. Hajnal-Konyi, O. Bondy, Phillip O. Reece, K. Cheesman, W.B. McKay, Philip Scholberg, C.C. Handisyde New Ways of Building
London The Architectural Press 1948 First Hard Cover Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
235 pp. Beige cloth boards with red lettering along spine are worn, frayed at edges, esp. at corners and ends of backstrip. Front and back hinges have been reinforced. some light foxing, esp. to top edge. Previous owner's inked name on ffep, small sticker to front pastedown. Black-and-white photographic plates, diagrams, charts. Bibliographies, index. Materials covered include concrete, steel, timber, glass, brickwork, light metals, plastics and insulation. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Inside the Bungalow: America's Arts and Crafts Interior, Duchscherer, Paul, and Douglas Keister
10 Duchscherer, Paul, and Douglas Keister Inside the Bungalow: America's Arts and Crafts Interior
New York Penguin Studio 1997 067087373X / 9780670873739 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Quarto 
184 pp. Light general and edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. A few tiny dents to edges of cloth boards. Very shallow waves to upper page margins. Internally clean, bright, solidly bound. Colour illustrations throughout. "Of special interest is the section devoted to the interiors of two of the 'ultimate bungalows' -- the Thorsen House in Berkeley, California, and the Gamble House in Pasadena, California -- created by the Greene brothers, which epitomize the American Arts and Crafts style. Equally important is the "Before and After" section, in which thirty drab rooms have been totally transformed and now glow with the beauty of Craftsman design and furnishings." 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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A Skilled Hand and Cultivated Mind: A Guide to the Architecture and Art of RMIT University, Edquist, Harriet, and Elizabeth Grierson
11 Edquist, Harriet, and Elizabeth Grierson A Skilled Hand and Cultivated Mind: A Guide to the Architecture and Art of RMIT University
Melbourne RMIT University Press 2008 1921166916 / 9781921166914 First Flexi Near Fine Octavo 
xiii, 265 pp. Corners very slightly curled; faint crease to lower front cover. Internally as new. Colour and b/w illustrations throughout. 
Price: 40.00 AUD
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12 Giedion, S. Space, Time and Architecture
Cambridge Harvard University Press 1962 Fourth Edition Hard Cover Good+ No Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
xxiv, 778 pp. 13th printing. Numerous b&w photos and illustrations throughout. Page edges lightly yellowed and foxed. Boards a little scuffed, , with some edgewear and lightly bumped corners. Heavy book. 
Price: 42.00 AUD
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13 Harbison, Robert Eccentric Spaces
London Secker & Warburg 1977 0436198304 / 9780436198304 First Edition Paperback Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
xii, 177 pp. Creases and edgewear to wraps (spine uncreased). Text block edges yellowed and a little scuffed. Internally clean and solidly bound. 
Price: 24.00 AUD
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14 HRH The Prince of Wales A Vision of Britain: A Personal View of Architecture
London Doubleday 1989 038526903X / 9780385269032 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Landscape Octavo 
160 pp. Dustwrapper, now protected, has slight edgewear. Blue boards are square and unbumped. Very slight dusting to top edge, interior as new. Colour photos, reproductions of Prince Charles's watercolours. 
Price: 22.00 AUD
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Huts of the High Country, Hueneke, Klaus
15 Hueneke, Klaus Huts of the High Country
Canberra Australian National University Press 1986 0080343880 / 9780080343884 Fourth Edition Paperback Very Good Octavo 
xix, 251 pp. Covers are slightly worn and have two or three deep creases. Light creases to corners of first few pages. Otherwise internally clean, bright and tightly bound. Black-and-white photos throughout. "A notable contribution both to the limited genre of Australian vernacular architecture and the history of Kosciusko." -- Clem Lloyd, Sydney Morning Herald. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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On a Grander Scale: The Outstanding Career of Sir Christopher Wren, Jardine, Lisa
16 Jardine, Lisa On a Grander Scale: The Outstanding Career of Sir Christopher Wren
London HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2003 0007107765 / 9780007107766 First Paperback Paperback Near Fine Octavo 
600 pp. Very short crease to lower back corner. A little scuffing to lower edge of text block. All else as new. Colour and black-and-white illustrations in plates. Notes; Bibliography; Index. "Lisa Jardine takes us deep into Wren's multi-faceted imagination and discovers the unique, exacting nature of his mind. Through the prism of Wren's intellect she unfolds the vibrant, extraordinary emerging new world of late-17th-century science and ideas." 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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17 Kahn, Louis (edited by Robert Twombley) Louis Kahn Essential Texts
New York W. W. Norton & Company 2003 0393731138 / 9780393731132 First Paperback Very Good + Octavo 
288 pp. Extremely light edgewear to illustrated wraps. Spine uncreased. A little scuffing to lower edge of text block; faint yellowing to upper edge. Internally as new. Illustrated with b/w plates and a few b/w line drawings in the text. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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The Making of Colonial Stadium Melbourne Docklands, Leonard, Mike
18 Leonard, Mike The Making of Colonial Stadium Melbourne Docklands
East Kew, Victoria Lenscape 2002 1876268573 / 9781876268572 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Landscape Quarto 
140 pp. Gift inscription to first page. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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Illustrated Dictionary of Architecture 800-1914, Lever, Jill, and John Harris
19 Lever, Jill, and John Harris Illustrated Dictionary of Architecture 800-1914
London Faber and Faber 1993 0571137660 / 9780571137664 Second Edition Paperback Very Good Octavo 
218 pp. Expanded and revised second edition. Light edgewear and surface scratching to glossy covers. Spine a little creased, but sewn binding is solid. Smudge to fore-edge, one or two smudges to pages. Black-and-white photos, and line drawings/diagrams. 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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20 Mackenzie, Dorothy Green Design: Design for the Environment
London Laurence King 1997 1856690962 / 9781856690966 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Quarto 
174 pp. Tiny chips to corners of unclipped dustwrapper. Shallow dents to lower edges of boards. Three or four pages have small spots of abrasion in the margins. Illustrated with diagrams, elevations, colour photos. 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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