STOLLER, E: The Salk Institute (Building Block Series)

Stoller, Ezra. The Salk Institute (Building Block Series). Princeton Architectural Press, 1999. ISBN: 1568982003. Unmarked. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#26020) $12.00

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Filled with illustrations Introduction by D.S Friedman. Photographs by Ezra Stoller. Includes drawings and plans of the building. 83p. Unclipped dust jacket. Ezra Stoller is one of the preeminent architectural photographers of our time.

LEONARDO: Leonardo Da Vinci: Life and Work (Art in Focus)

Leonardo Da Vinci: Life and Work (Art in Focus), book coverBucholz, Elke Linda. Leonardo Da Vinci: Life and Work (Art in Focus). Konemann, 2000. ISBN: 3829041527. Unmarked text. Very Good. Paperback. (#25878) $12.00

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Extensively illustrated. 96p. Timeline. Includes postcard of Leonardo’s Lady with an Ermine, ca 1490. Index. Glossary.

NAS: Making I.T. Better: Expanding Information Technology Research to Meet Society’s Needs

NAS. Making I.T. Better: Expanding Information Technology Research to Meet Society’s Needs. National Academy Press, 2000. ISBN: 0309069912. Unmarked text. Faint “B5” on top corner of front cover. Very Good. Paperback. (#25378) $12.00

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Discusses the evolution of Information Technology, including the evolution of future research in the area. Recommends an expansion in the scope of future research and makes suggestions about bringing together a more diverse group of researchers. 248p.

HUXTABLE, AL: The Unreal America: Architecture and Illusion

Huxtable, Ada Louise. The Unreal America: Architecture and Illusion. New Press, 1997. ISBN: 1565840550. Unmarked. Unclipped dust jacket. Illustrated throughout. Index. 190p. Measures 8×10 inches. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#24920) $16.00

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Examines Americans’ peculiar passion for synthetic environments, such as shopping malls and Disneyworld, and explained that late 20th century architecture was dehumanized and functionally out of tune with the environment.

DE MONTEBELLO, P: The Met and the New Millennium: A Chronicle of the Past and a Blueprint for the Future

The Met and the New Millennium: A Chronicle of the Past and a Blueprint for the Future book coverDe Montebello, Philippe. The Met and the New Millennium: A Chronicle of the Past and a Blueprint for the Future. Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1994. Unmarked. Mailing label shadow on back cover. 90p. Very Good. Paperback. (#24602) $14.00

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, Summer 1994, Vol. LII, No. 1. Illustrated throughout, including plans and cross sections. Report on the 1970 Master plan to renovate the museum.

JENNINGS, P: Speculative Data and the Creative Imaginary: Shared Visions Between Art and Technology

Speculative Data and the Creative Imaginary: Shared Visions Between Art and Technology book coverJennings, Pamela. Speculative Data and the Creative Imaginary: Shared Visions Between Art and Technology. Washington DC: National Academy of Sciences, 2007. Unmarked.  41pp. Measures 13.25×8.75 inches. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#24130) $30.00

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Beautifully illustrated catalogue for June 4-August 24, 2007 exhibition. Foreword by Wm. A. Wulf. Contributors by JD Talasek, Robin Oppenheimer, Pamela Jennings, Nell Breyer, Sheldon Brown, Donna Cox, Roger Dannenberg, Ernest Edmonds, Tiffany Holmes, George Legrady, Marcos Novak, Bill Seaman, Martin Wattenberg and others.