Milan: Olivetti, 1977. Introduction by Renzo Zorzi in Spanish, Italian and English. Illustrated throughout, much in color. 168pp. Square 4to, natural cloth, d.w. Milan: Olivetti, 1977. First edition. The cloth and page edges are somewhat darkened at edges and there are faint dampstains at top and bottom margins on some pages, still a very good copy of this unusual monograph, signed by Otero on a blank preliminary page and with an additional inscription, possibly from Renzo Zorzi, on the title.....
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London: John Lane The Bodley Head, 1926. 24 color plates, 22 text illustrations and 2 mounted color plates by Frank Brangwyn. Large 8vo, 1/2 white cloth (darkened and a bit worn at ends); uncut edges, t.e.g. London: John Lane, 1926. A very good copy internally fine. One of 125 copies with 2 extra illustrations in color.
Venice: Francesco Sanese, 1589. Elaborate woodcut title page, medallion portrait of Bartoli, and numerous woodcut diagrams and illustrations, including 2 folding plates. Small 4to, early limp vellum. Venetia: Franceso Sanese, 1589. Second edition of this early, important treatise on surveying, using the woodblocks from the first edition of 1564. Clean, crisp copy, with the ownership signature of art historian Meyer Schapiro.
New York: Kalkhoff Press, 1933. Volume I ONLY [second volume was published in 1937]. Foreword by R. T. H. Halsey. Profusely illustrated with photos, drawings, plans, and elevations. 1 volume. Folio, gilt-stamped blue cloth with decorative covers. New York: Kalkhoff Press, 1933. First edition. A near fine copy. "Published for the benefit of the Architects Emergency Committee."
2 volumes. Color frontis., many b/w and sepia plates and illustrations. Thick, tall & heavy 4to, beautiful gilt-stamped pictorial cloth. Munchen: Allgemeine Verlagsgesellschaft, (1904-7). Text in German. Near fine. Erster Band - ROM: Der Papst die Regierung und die Verwaltung der Heiligen Kirche. 567pp. (1904). Zweiter Band - Die Katholische Kirche auf dem Erdenrund: Darstellung der Kirchenverfassung un Kirchlichen Einrichtungen in Allen Funf Weltteilen. 620pp. (1907).
Paris: H. Fournier, 1833. Illustrated at rear with 5 plates depicting prisons and their floor plans, 3 folding. (iv), (viii), 439 pages. 8vo, attractively bound in contemporary 1/4 black calf; marbled boards and endpapers (minor rubbing to extremities; light foxing throughout). Paris: H. Fournier Jeune, 1833. First edition. A very good(+) copy. In 1831 Beaumont and De Tocqueville were commissioned by the French government to examine America's latest prisons, which were renowned for their innovative approaches to penology. Their nine-month.....
Lyon: Societe Anonyme, 1929. Preface by Marcel Aubert. 26 full page plates, a few in full color, 136 text illustrations, 4to, stiff printed wrappers. Lyon: Societe Anonyme, 1929. One of only 500 copies. Very good. With a 2" tear in the preface not affecting the text. Small ownership signature of art historian Meyer Schapiro.
Sao Paulo: DBA, 1999. Numerous color photographs by Tuca Reines. 204 pages oblong 4to, rust boards. (Sao Paulo), DBA, (1999). Fine. Inscribed to Mildred (Schmertz) on the fly leaf by Paul Jacobsen, to whom the books is dedicated. From the library of Mildred Schmertz, former Editor-in-Chief of the Architectural Record.