FINGERHUTH, C: Learning from China: The Tao of the City

 Learning from China: The Tao of the City, book coverFingerhuth, Carl. Learning from China: The Tao of the City. Birkhauser Architecture, 2004. ISBN: 3764369434. Unmarked text. Very Good. Paperback. (#30108) $12.00

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Drawing on the wisdom of Taoist philosophy, “Learning from China” formulates a new and responsible approach to the challenge of caring for the continuous transformation of cities. 216p.

Illustrated with photos and illustrations. Indices. Large French flaps.

 Learning from China: The Tao of the City, back cover

SHOPPELL, R: Shoppell’s Modern Houses 1887

Shoppell's Modern Houses 1887, book coverShoppell, Robert. Shoppell’s Modern Houses 1887. Antiquity Reprints, 1978. Unmarked text. Previous owner’s name on cover. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#30083) $25.00

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Includes plans, drawings and text.

Shoppell’s company, the Co-operative Building Plan Association, published designs between 1881 and 1907 targeted to an audience of architects, builders, and real estate people. Topics include sideboards, dressers, furnishings, green house and hotbeds, children’s play house, and more. 32p.

Also four lain in reproductions on glossy stock, each measuring 8×10 inches.

Shoppell's Modern Houses 1887, plate