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Plagued by Fire: The Dreams and Furies of Frank Lloyd Wright Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780385353656
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Published: Knopf - October 1st, 2019

From the award-winning and nationally best-selling author of Hemingway's Boat and Sons of Mississippi--an illuminating, pathbreaking biography that will change the way we understand the life, mind, and work of the premier American architect.


New York Then and Now Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781911624769
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Published: Pavilion - October 15th, 2019

Pairing classic archive photos with their modern viewpoint, New York Then and Now shows the dramatic changes that have transformed the city that never sleeps.


Disney's Land: Walt Disney and the Invention of the Amusement Park That Changed the World Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781501190803
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Published: Scribner - December 3rd, 2019

A propulsive history chronicling the conception and creation of Disneyland, the masterpiece California theme park, as told like never before by popular historian Richard Snow.

One day in the early 1950s, Walt Disney stood looking over 240 acres of farmland in Anaheim, California, and imagined building a park where people “could live among Mickey Mouse and Snow White in a world


Atlas of Mid-Century Modern Houses Cover Image
$150.00
ISBN: 9780714876740
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Published: Phaidon Press - October 16th, 2019

A groundbreaking global survey of the finest mid-20th-century homes - one of the most popular styles of our time


Ellsworth Kelly: Plant Drawings Cover Image
By Ellsworth Kelly (Artist)
$45.00
ISBN: 9781944929091
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Published: Matthew Marks Gallery - October 15th, 2019

Kelly's gorgeously economical plant drawings are full of tender lucidity


The Egyptian Book of the Dead: Slip-Cased Edition Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781789505672
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Published: Arcturus Publishing - October 15th, 2019

Deliver me from the Watchers who bear slaughtering knives, and who have cruel fingers.


City on a Hill: Urban Idealism in America from the Puritans to the Present Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780674987999
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Published: Belknap Press - October 29th, 2019

A sweeping history of American cities and towns, and the utopian aspirations that shaped them, by one of America's leading urban planners and scholars.


Japan's World Heritage Sites: Unique Culture, Unique Nature Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9784805314753
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Published: Tuttle Publishing - October 29th, 2019

Japan's World Heritage Sites presents the exquisite temples, shrines, gardens, castles and natural wonders found throughout Japan which have now been declared UNESCO World Heritage Sites.


Imagine Moscow: Architecture Propaganda Revolution Cover Image
By Eszter Steierhoffer (Editor), Jean-Louis Cohen (Text by (Art/Photo Books)), Deyan Sudjic (Text by (Art/Photo Books))
$24.95
ISBN: 9781872005348
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Published: Design Museum - October 29th, 2019

The Soviet city that was never built: six visions of Moscow from the great architects of modernist Russia


Four Walls and a Roof: The Complex Nature of a Simple Profession Cover Image
$22.00
ISBN: 9780674241466
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Published: Harvard University Press - October 15th, 2019

A Financial Times Best Book of the Year
A Guardian Best Architecture Book of the Year


Ezra Stoller: A Photographic History of Modern American Architecture Cover Image
$125.00
ISBN: 9780714879222
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Published: Phaidon Press - November 1st, 2019

A captivating history of 20th-century Modern American architecture, as seen through the eyes of a legendary photographer


The Architectural Model: Histories of the Miniature and the Prototype, the Exemplar and the Muse Cover Image
$45.00
ISBN: 9780262042758
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Published: Mit Press - October 8th, 2019

An investigation of different uses for the architectural model through history--as sign, souvenir, funerary object, didactic tool, medium for design, and architect's muse.


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