Brattleboro: Stephen Greene Press, 1959. Color Frontis., many b/w Illus. Thin 4to, blue cloth, d.w. lightly soiled, many pages slightly wavy. Brattleboro: Stephen Greene Press, (1959).
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Boston: David R. Godine, 1998. Color Illus. by Bascove. 93pp. Square 4to, blue cloth, d.w. Boston: David R. Godine, (1998). Very good.
Brooklyn: Brooklyn Museum, 1983. 273 illus., 67 in color, two folding. 4to, pr. wrs. (Brooklyn): Brooklyn Museum, (1983). vg.
Brooklyn: Brooklyn Museum, 1983. 273 illus., 67 in color, two folding. 4to, blue cloth, d.w. (Brooklyn): Brooklyn Museum, (1983).
Brooklyn: Brooklyn Museum, 1958. Illus. Thin 8vo, pr. wrs. Brooklyn: Brooklyn Museum, 1958. Exhibtion catalogue.
Brattleboro: Stephen Daye Press, 1941. Structures Remaining in Vermont. Many photo Illus. 4to, green cloth, pages throughout are slightly wavy, otherwise very good. Brattleboro: Stephen Daye Press, (1941).
London: Batsford, 1954. Color Frontis., many b/w photo Illus. 4to, green cloth, d.w. slightly chipped and lightly soiled, corners of cloth bumped. London: Batsford, (1954).
Paris: Editions Mondes, 1957. Preface de Francis Carco. Frontispiece, and 236 other well-printed illustrations, many full- page. 205 pages with text in French. 4to, pictorial cloth, somewhat darkened at edges. Paris: Editions Mondes, 1957. First edition. A very good(+) copy. An illustrated history of Parisian bridges.
New York: American Institute of Architects, 1925. Preface by Victor Laloux. Frontispiece, and 23 other mounted color plates from the original watercolors by Pierre Vignal; 44 other plates, and 67 in-text figures. 124 pages of text. Folio, rebound in older 1/2 brown morocco over marbled boards. New York: American Institute of Architects, 1925. Limited edition -- number 44 of 1000 copies. Near fine. A series of historical examples from Roman times to the end of the 18th century.
New York: J. Rau, 1862. Color lithograph with modern hand coloring. Image measures 9 1/2" x 13 3/4". Sheet measures 12" x 18 3/4". This rare view of Central Park shows a rustic bridge and nearby cottage with a pond in the foreground. Absent of people, the view allows the park's idyllic natural landscape to come to the fore. Lush grass and variety of trees fill the scene, which, while similar to the park's present appearance, has a particular manicured...
New York: J. Rau, 1862. Color lithograph with modern hand coloring. Image measures 9 1/2" x 13 3/4". Sheet measures 12" x 18 3/4". This rare view of Central Park shows the Ramble Arch Bridge and the entrance to a nearby cave, surrounded by lush grass and variety of trees. The scene demonstrates why, even today, the bridge is considered one of the park's most picturesque. Visitors dressed in their Sunday best are dwarfed by the rollicking landscape, which, while...
New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2005. Illus. 8vo, 1/2 black cloth, d.w. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, (2005). Very good.
London: John Lane The Bodley Head, 1931. 61 Illus. in photogravure, and numerous black and white drawings. Thick, tall 8vo, blue cloth, spine ends very lightly worn, corners lightly bumped, lightly soiled. London: John Lane, The Bodley Head, (1931). With an appendix on Trade-cards & Tradesmen's Tokens, by Ambrose Heal.
Brooklyn: 1895. 1 page, 6.5 x 5.75 inches, Brooklyn, January 2, 1895, on "Trustees of the New York and Brooklyn Bridge" letterhead, containing a handsome steel engraving depicting schooners and steam ships sailing beneath Brooklyn Bridge. Written to Herbert F. Gunnison, editor of the "Brooklyn Eagle," in part: "I forwarded to the Hanover Club five dollars for reception tickets. I am under the impression that I forgot to sign my name. I directed it to this address if not too...
Madrid: Antonio Marin, 1735. View. Uncolored engraving. Image measures 9" x 14". Beautiful depiction of indigenous people of Ecuador. The view features a village scene, with Spaniards and Indians in the foreground. In the background we see a hut and people performing various activities like crossing a bridge of vines, a horse being transported across the river and also people being transported. In the distance we see huts and trees and villages. The view is in good condition with some...
Portland: 1914. 1 page on blind-stamped "Arlington Club Portland, Oregon" stationery, 6.5 x 5 inches, Portland, Oregon, January 18, 1914 -- ransmitting a letter by his mother, famous Polish Shakespearean actress Helena Modrezejewska (aka Madame Modjeski), to a collector, in part: "...I am sorry it is written in Polish, but all I have now are letters written to members of the family." Rust stain from a paperclip in the top margin; very good(-) condition. Polish-born American bridge designer of such...
Prague: Prague Publishing House, 1947. Illus., several folding. 8vo, blue cloth, edges of bottom corners lightly worn, upper right corner of front flyleaf lacking, spine lightly sunned. Prague: Prague Publishing House, 1947.
Lahore: Mufid-I-'Am Press. Illustrated with many charts and plates, most folding. 332pp. Thick 8vo, black cloth, worn. Lahore: Mufid-I-'Am Press, 1934. First Edition. SCarce. Good. Most of the papers deal with irrigation and bridge construction.
New Haven: Yale University Press, 2000. Over 200 photo Illus. Square 4to, gray cloth, d.w. New Haven: Yale University Press, (2000). Very good.
New York: Greensward Foundation, 1990. Color maps. Many b/w Illus. 95pp. oblong 4to, pr. wrs. New York: Greensward Foundation., 1990. Very good.
New York: 1906. 1 page, 5.5 x 8.25 inches, New York, September 18, 1906. Typed in purple ink by the chief builder of the New York City rail system on rare "Rapid Transit Railroad Commissioners" letterhead used prior to the subway's transfer to city administration, in part: "I accept, with pleasure, the invitation kindly tendered me by the Committee on the Erection and Dedication of the Statue of General George Washington, at the Unveiling at the Brooklyn Plaza of the...
New York: Barnes & Noble Books, 2003. Many photo Illus. 128pp. 8vo, pictorial wrs. New York: Barnes & Noble Books, (2003). Fine.
Aldershot: Ashgate Publishing, 1999. 16 color plates, over 100 b/w Illus. 4to, white cloth, d.w. lightly soiled. (Aldershot): Ashgate Publishing, (1999). A fine copy in a very good dust wrapper.
New York: Harper & Row, 1964. Illus. 8vo, yellow cloth, d.w. chipped, cloth lightly soiled. New York: Harper & Row, (1964). History of the building of the Verrazano-Narrows bridge.
London: Alexander Hogg. Copper line engraving with hand-coloring. Image measures 6.75" x 10.75". This hand-colored engraving, published circa 1784, provides a view toward Westminster Bridge in Londno, taken from the tree-lined riverside walk near the Buckingham (York) Water Gate. A number of small boats float on the river. In the foreground, a couple walks on the promenade, their dog in tow. A decorative border surrounds the image and title. The print was published in Walpoole's "New and Complete British Traveller."...