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The Visual Dictionary of Art & Architecture

by Ariane Archambault & Jean-Claude Corbeil Les Éditions Québec Amérique (July 20, 2012)

The Visual Dictionary of Art and Architecture takes the reader into a fascinating journey through fine arts, graphic arts, performing arts, photography, music, crafts and classic or modern architecture. Convenient...

Vitruvius Britannicus: Second Series

by J. Badeslade, J. Rocque, John Woolfe & James Gandon Dover Publications (September 12, 2011)

This magnificent volume comprises three folios, originally published between 1739 and 1771. More than 100 plates depict facades, ground plans, exterior elevations, and perspective views of grand Neo-Palladian...

America's Covered Bridges: Practical Crossings¿Nostalgic Icons

by Terry E. Miller, Ronald G. Knapp & A. Chester Ong Tuttle Publishing (March 25, 2014)

The history of North America is in many ways encapsulated in the history of her covered bridges. The early 1800s saw a tremendous boom in the construction of these bridges, and in the years that followed as...

The Opulent Interiors of the Gilded Age: All 203 Photographs from Artistic Houses, with New Text

by Arnold Lewis, James Turner & Steven McQuillin Dover Publications (June 26, 2013)

Rare photographs recall interiors of late Victorian mansions belonging to William H. Vanderbilt, J. P. Morgan, U. S. Grant, and many others. New informative text.

Castles: Their Construction and History

by Sidney Toy Dover Publications (March 12, 2013)

Concise, scholarly survey traces castle development from ancient roots. Nearly 200 photographs and drawings illustrate moats, keeps, baileys, and many other features. Caernarvon Castle, Dover Castle, Hadrian's...

The New York World's Fair, 1939/1940: in 155 Photographs by Richard Wurts and Others

by Richard Wurts & Stanley Appelbaum Dover Publications (April 29, 2013)

Photographic tour of best-loved world's fair: the 700-foot-tall Trylon, the 200-foot-wide Perisphere, GM's Futurama ride, 3-D movies, Elektro the 7-foot-tall robot, artwork by Dali and Calder, much more. 155...

Henry Hobson Richardson and His Works

by Mariana Griswold Van Rensselaer Dover Publications (January 22, 2013)

First important study of leading 19th-century architect, the pioneer of Romanesque Revival. Plans, photographs, drawings, and detailed discussions of all of Richardson's major buildings, including Trinity Church...

The Seven Lamps of Architecture

by John Ruskin Dover Publications (February 09, 2012)

Classic work by great Victorian expresses his deepest convictions of the nature and role of architecture and its aesthetics. Authoritative edition includes reproductions of 14 plates of Ruskin's architectural...

African Art, Interviews, Narratives: Bodies of Knowledge at Work

by Joanna Grabski & Carol Magee Indiana University Press (May 28, 2013)

Joanna Grabski and Carol Magee bring together a compelling collection that shows how interviews can be used to generate new meaning and how connecting with artists and their work can transform artistic production...

The Plaza

by Julie Satow Twelve (June 03, 2019)

Journalist Julie Satow's thrilling, unforgettable history of how one illustrious hotel has defined our understanding of money and glamour, from the Gilded Age to the Go-Go Eighties to today's Billionaire Row....

The Man in the Glass House

by Mark Lamster Little, Brown and Company (November 05, 2018)

A "smoothly written and fair-minded" (Wall Street Journal) biography of architect Philip Johnson -- a finalist for the National Book Critic's Circle Award.

When Philip Johnson died in 2005 at the age of 98,...


by Ruth Peltason & Grace Ong Yan Black Dog & Leventhal (November 06, 2017)

In this completely revised and up-to-date edition, the world's most accomplished architects-Gehry, Pei, Meier, Nouvel, Piano, and 37 more-express their views on creativity, inspiration, and legacy in this visually...

Monument: Words of Four Presidents Who Sculpted America

by Theodore Roosevelt, Abraham Lincoln, George Washington & Thomas Jefferson et al. Canterbury Classics (May 05, 2020)

The contributions of these four presidents are forever set in stone!

From personal correspondence to presidential speeches and documents, Monument: Four Presidents Who Sculpted America explores the written words...

Grand Central

by Sam Roberts & Pete Hamill Grand Central Publishing (December 17, 2013)

A rich, illustrated - and entertaining -- history of the iconic Grand Central Terminal, from one of New York City's favorite writers, just in time to celebrate the train station's 100th fabulous anniversary....

Photo-book: 250 unattributed 9/11 photographs of the September 11th terrorist attack on the World Trade Center, New York City 2001

by Unattributed 9/11 Photographer e-artnow

250 high resolution color photographs arranged in a chronological sequence and showing the disastrous aftermath of two airplanes crashing into the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in lower Manhattan after...

The Central Park

by Cynthia S. Brenwall & Martin Filler Abrams (April 15, 2019)

Drawing on the unparalleled collection of original designs for Central Park in the New York City Municipal Archives, Cynthia S. Brenwall tells the story of the creation of New York's great public park, from...

The Art of LEGO Construction

by Jonathan Lopes Abrams Image (May 13, 2019)

The Art of LEGO Construction: New York City Brick by Brick is the ultimate exploration of the architecture and history of New York City through the creative medium of LEGO. Expert builder Jonathan Lopes presents...

A Rift in the Earth

by James Reston Arcade (September 05, 2017)

A Distinguished and Bestselling Historian and Army Veteran Revisits the Culture War that Raged around the Selection of Maya Lin's Design for the Vietnam Memorial

A Rift in the Earth tells the remarkable story...

LIFE Inside the Disney Parks

by The Editors of Life Liberty Street (March 30, 2018)

Walt Disney spent his life dreaming impossible dreams, and achieved the most impossible dream of all - the amusement park to end all amusement parks: Disneyland!

Stones of Dublin

by Lisa Marie Griffith The Collins Press (September 29, 2014)

Stand on any street in Dublin and one is confronted with history. Behind the façades of the ten buildings featured here is the story of Dublin, bringing to life key events and characters from the past. The...

The Market House of Fayetteville, North Carolina

by Patricia Ann Leahy & Caron Lazar (September 17, 2017)

The Market House of Fayetteville, North Carolina is a building of controversy.

While to many it is the site of many important events in North Carolina including the ratification of the Federal Constitution of...

In the Ruins of the Cold War Bunker

by Luke Bennett Rowman & Littlefield International (June 22, 2017)

During the Cold War military and civil defence bunkers were an evocative materialisation of deadly military stand-off. They were also a symbol of a deeply affective, pervasive anxiety about the prospect of world-destroying...

Frank Lloyd Wright's Hollyhock House

by Donald Hoffmann Dover Publications (October 14, 2011)

At the behest of oil heiress Aline Barnsdall, the twentieth century's greatest architect created one of his most imaginative and controversial residential designs. Built in Hollywood in 1920–21, Hollyhock...


by Ruth Peltason & Grace Ong-Yan Hachette Books (November 07, 2017)

The Pritzker Prize is the most prestigious international prize for architecture. Architect includes all 42 recipients of the Pritzker Prize, and captures in pictures and their own words their awe-inspiring achievements....

Monumental Bali: Introduction to Balinese Archaeology & Guide to the Monuments

by A.J. Bernet Kempers Periplus Editions (June 11, 2013)

Monumental Bali describes a formative period in Balinese history through a study of the island's fascinating antiquities.

This classic work provides the key to understanding Bali's most famous monuments, including...

World Heritage and National Registers: Stewardship in Perspective

by Thomas R. Gensheimer & Celeste Lovette Guichard Transaction Publishers (January 31, 2014)

Historic sites celebrate and memorialize important events and people, contributing to the character of the locations where they are situated. Heritage designation is a contested issue. As detailed in World Heritage...

Unbuilt Hamilton

by Mark Osbaldeston Dundurn (September 10, 2016)

With 150 archival plans, photographs, and illustrations, Mark Osbaldeston explores 200 years of significant but unrealized building, planning, and transit schemes in Hamilton. Learn about the escarpment amphitheatre,...

I-SPY SIGNS AND INSTRUCTIONS: You Must Obey (I-SPY for Grown-ups)

by Sam Jordison HarperCollins (November 03, 2016)

From Sam Jordison, author of the bestselling Crap Towns series, comes I-SPY for Grown-ups.

The I-SPY concept is very simple: it’s like the ‘I spy with my little eye’ game, only instead of all the tedious...


by Maya Lin Simon & Schuster (April 26, 2016)

Renowned artist and architect Maya Lin's visual and verbal sketchbook--a unique view into her artwork and philosophy.

Walking through this parklike area, the memorial appears as a rift in the earth -- a long,...

Grand Central

by Sam Roberts & Pete Hamill Grand Central Publishing (January 22, 2013)

A rich, illustrated - and entertaining -- history of the iconic Grand Central Terminal, from one of New York City's favorite writers, just in time to celebrate the train station's 100th fabulous anniversary....

The wider benefits of investment in cultural heritage

by Collectif Conseil de l'Europe (November 23, 2015)

Dozens of investments have been made in cultural monuments and historic environments in the countries of South-East Europe over the last decade in accordance with the principles of the European Union and Council...