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Architectural books: BibliographiesThere are 3 items

  • Archer (John), born 1947

    Cambridge, MA & London, MIT Press, 1985
    (28 cm), xxvi, 1078 pp., [12] p. of plates. Publisher’s cloth, dust jacket. - 493 entries for books and periodicals containing designs for domestic structures, each with a full bibliographic description and commentary. Lengthy introductory essays on architecture and the book trade, the format and content of the books, aspects of architectural theory and design, and such specific dwelling types as villas, cottages, row houses, model housing for labourers, and town and village planning. ¶ Very good, unmarked copy. Dust jacket shelf worn and finger-marked.
  • Harris (Eileen), born 1932; Savage (Nicholas)

    Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1990
    (27 cm), 571 (1) pp., illustrations. Publisher’s red cloth, blue lettering-piece; pictorial dust jacket. - Contains essays on 220 authors and their published works, followed by detailed descriptions of each work in its various editions (955 entries) and chronological index of titles and editions. “The diligent, painstaking research and intelligence that inform this volume ensure a wholly new standard of reliability of information on British architectural publications up to 1785… There is little doubt that her book is, even now, to be numbered amongst the classics of British architectural history” (Robin Middleton, in The Burlington Magazine, volume 134, March 1992, pp.189-191). First edition. ¶ Slight shelf wear; otherwise a fine copy.
  • Bury (John Bernard), 1917-2017; Breman (Paul), 1931-2008

    t Goy-Houten, HES & De Graaf Publishers BV, 2000
    (25 cm), 122 pp. Publisher’s printed wrappers. - A concise guide to some 1800 editions of 365 works on architecture by 280 authors. Publisher’s retail price €56 (; link). Noticed in The Book Collector, Autumn 2001, p.407. ¶ Fine, unmarked copy. Ordinary issue (a “bibliographer’s edition” was also published, with the pages interleaved). Loosely inserted are an offprint of Bury’s previous version, published in Les Traités d’architecture de la Renaissance: actes du colloque tenu à Tours du 1er au 11 juillet 1981 (Paris 1985), pp.485-503; and photocopy of typescript of a still earlier draft.