Softcover. Italy, Instituto E Museo Di Storia Della Scienza, 1st, 1970, Book: Good, Dust Jacket: None, 54 pages. Softcover. Color and b/w illustrations throughout. Foxing on edges and preliminary/back pages. Does not affect text or illustrations. Wrapper in good condition.
Hardcover. NY, Macmillan Company, 1st, 1932, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Hardcover, brick-red cloth with bright gilt lettering on cover and spine. Illustrated with 56 reproductions of etchings, aquatints, and drawings by John Taylor Arms, each with a captioned tissue-guard.. A delightful travelogue with exquisite artwork of John Taylor Arms. He specialized in portraying the gothic architecture of France and Italy. Traveling the back roads and visiting the then out-of-the-way towns of northern Italy by car, he visually captures the look and feel as his wife provides a charming travelog. Clean, bright copy.
Hardcover. New York, Harper & Brothers, 1st, 1880, Book: Good, Dust Jacket: None, 331 pages, with gilt top edge and titles. Minor corner and edge wear, light crack along spine but no loose pages, overall, clean and tight copy.
Hardcover. Monteal, Montreal Museum of Fine Art, 1st, 1987, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, 345 pages plus 8 pages in rear. Large, hardcover exhibition catalog profusely illustrated with DaVinci's drawings. Some color fade to the dust jacket spine otherwise very good.
Hardcover. Boston, HMH Books for Young Readers, 1st, 1997, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, 80 pages. Hardcover with dust jacket. Clean, unmarked copy with minor wear and rubbing to dust jacket. Black and white pictures throughout.
Hardcover. Venice IT, Arsenale Editrice, 2nd Ed., 1997, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Hardcover in a bright dust jacket, 168 pages, color photos throughout. This edition of Secret Gardens in Venice, entirely in color, is intended to satisfy the growing desire of Venetians and tourists to know more about this fascinating city and its history. Examining both the present reality and the past history of the gardens of Venice, the authors seek to understand the special fascination of these places. Gianni Berengo Gardin has created a series of fascinating poetic images, which reveal a wholly new and unknown side of Venice. Clean copy.
Hardcover. London, Smith, Elder and Co., Second Edition, 1858, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Three hardcover volumes with blue leather covers featuring marbled endpapers, raised bands along brown spines with red title plates, gilt decoration. Second Edition. Black & white, and some color illustrations in all 3 volumes by John Ruskin. Volume 1 - "The Foundations". 400 pages. Top edge gilt. Light, faint pencil marginalia to a few pages. Minor abrasion to covers. Clean, tight copy. Volume 2 - "The Sea Stories". 394 pages. Top edge gilt. Faint foxing to some pages. a few moderate abrasions to rear cover. Clean, tight copy. Volume 3 - "The Fall". 362 pages. Top edge gilt. Light pencil marginalia scattered throughout. Faint foxing to some pages. Minor abrasions to covers. Clean, tight copy. A nice set.
Hardcover. Cambridge, The MIT Press, 1st Edition, 1977, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, 220 pages. Hardcover. Black & white illustrations throughout.Light foxing to edges, pen markings on a couple pages. Dust jacket with shelf wear, small tears to edges. Previous owner's signature to front flyleaf. Otherwise clean, tight copy.
Hardcover. London, Thames and Hudson, 1st, 1973, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Hardcover, 288 pages, 34 color and 126 b&w gravure photographs by Alexander Zielcke. Dust jacket with light wear.
Hardcover. New York, Princeton Architectural Press, 1st, 2003, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, 152 pages. Hardcover with dust jacket. Minor soiling to front cover of dust jacket. An otherwise clean, unmarked copy with only minor wear to dust jacket edges. Color illustrations throughout. A tight copy. "A collection of exquisite large-format pen-and-ink watercolor renderings of all of Palladio's villas."