ARUP, O: Technology in Architecture

Ove Arup and Partners: Technology in Architecture. Edizioni Tecno, [1986]. Unmarked. Very Good. Hardcover. (#26260) $25.00

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Illustrated. Examples of work by Ove Arup and Partners. Topics include design and form. Projects include the Sydney Opera House, the Menil Gallery in Houston, and more. Measures 8.5×12 inches. Ove Arup (1895-1988) was considered among the foremost architectural structural engineers of his time.

SIMSON, O: The Gothic Cathedral: Origins of Gothic Architecture and the Medieval Concept of Order (Revised, Second Edition)

The Gothic Cathedral: Origins of Gothic Architecture and the Medieval Concept of Order (Revised, Second Edition), book coverSimson, Otto von. The Gothic Cathedral: Origins of Gothic Architecture and the Medieval Concept of Order (Revised, Second Edition). Princeton: The Bollingen, Pantheon, 1965. Unmarked text. Rubbed dust jacket. Very Good in good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#26258) $16.00

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Proposing that that the Gothic cathedral is an an image of supernatural reality, the author also asserts that Gothic architecture creates its own symbols, whether political, economic, intellectual, or artistic. Features the Abbey of St. Denis and Chartres.

Illustrated with 3 tipped in color plates, 44 B/W plates, and 9 text figures. 1965 reprint of the second edition, revised with additions in 1962. 278p. Index.

WOODBRIDGE, SB: Architecture: San Francisco: The Guide

Woodbridge, Sally B.; Woodbridge, John M. Architecture: San Francisco: The Guide. American Institute of Architects, San Francisco Chapter, 1982. Unmarked. 200p. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26247) $10.00

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Covers over 1000 buildings with over 200 photographs and 18 maps. Glossary of Styles. Bibliography. Styles include Gothic Revival, Italianate, San Francisco Stick, Queen Anne, Romanesque Revival, Classical Revival, Chicago School, Craftsman, Spanish Colonial, Art Nouveau, Art Deco, Bay Tradition, and more.

BAYER, A: North of the Apennines: Sixteenth-Century Italian Painting in Lombardy and Emilia-Roagna

Bayer, Andrea. North of the Apennines: Sixteenth-Century Italian Painting in Lombardy and Emilia-Roagna. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2003. Unmarked text. 64p. Bibliography. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26241) $10.00

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Beautifully illustrated. Primarily surveys work in the Met’s collection of 16th century painting in Northern Italy, north of the Apennies. Spring 2003 Metropolitan Museum Bulletin.

SCHICKEL, R: The Museum: An Informal Introduction To MOMA New York (Museum of Modern Art)

Museum an Informal Introduction To MOMA New York (Museum of Modern Art), book coverSchickel, Richard. The Museum: A Informal Introduction To MOMA New York (Museum of Modern Art). Museum of Modern Art (MOMA), 1970. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26228) $20.00

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Photographs by Dan Budnik. Text by Richard Schickel. The midtown museum opened in 1939 and was expanded during the 1950s and 1960s, planned by the architect Philip Johnson. The book documents the space in 1970, before the 1984 and 2006 renovations.

VOLTEN, A: André Volten (Art and Architecture in the Netherlands)

Hartsuyker, E. André Volten (Art and Architecture in the Netherlands). Amsterdam: J.M. Meulenhoff, 1966. Unmarked text in English text. Some tanning of pages. Good. Paperback. (#26222) $24.00

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Survey of his work. Andre Volten (1925-2002), a Dutch artist, was one of the most important constructivist sculptors of the Dutch post-war era. His work influenced American artists such as Donald Judd, Richard Serra, and Barnett Newman.

Descriptive essay. Biography. and Bibliography. 20 black and white plates.

VRWEY, K: Kees Verwey (Art and Architecture in the Netherlands)

Jaffe, H.L.C. Kees Verwey (Art and Architecture in the Netherlands). Amsterdam: J.M. Meulenhoff, 1964. Unmarked text in English text. Some tanning of pages. Good. Paperback. (#26221) $15.00

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Descriptive essay. Biography. and Bibliography. Plates in color(4) and black and white (20). Survey of his work. Kees Verwey (1900-1995), was a Dutch painter.

He was a member of the Haarlem artist society “Kunst Zij Ons Doel”, the “Kennemer Kunstenaarskring, and “Hollandse Aquarellistenkring.”