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Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm von
N.B. Previous owners inscription to ffep. 272pp.
Open Court Publishing Company, 1995, Paperback, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Fifteenth Printing. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0875480306
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Inventory #25673
Price: £ 8.00 GBP ($ 9.60 approx. - € 8.48 approx.)
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Ibbeken, Hillert
This work features text in both English and German. Ludwig Persius (1803-1845) was a pupil of Karl Friedrich Schinkel and his closest assistant. Very little has been published about him to date. With the aim of providing an exhaustive documentation of all his work that is still in existence, the present volume now shows Persius' architectural work in its current condition in 180 photographs, with numerous as yet unpublished exterior and interior photographs including also many detailed views. Persius' architecture was moulded by the work of Schinkel. He was his site supervisor at the Hofgartnerhaus in Charlottenhof, adopting its style inspired by Italian domestic architecture for his numerous villas with towers, which are still characteristic features of the Potsdam cityscape. He was a master of the disposition of building volumes and of tying buildings into the landscape. About 50 buildings have survived, including early industrial structures. Persius' work is to be found almost exclusively in Potsdam. King Friedrich Wilhelm IV appointed him to the post of an "Architect to the King", a title he shared only with Friedrich August Stuler. His best-known buildings are the Friedenskirche in Potsdam, the Heilandskirche in Sacrow and the so-called Mosque by the Havel bay in Potsdam, a steam-driven pump-house in the Moorish style for the fountains in the gardens of Sanssouci and an eminent example of the romantic and exotic transfiguration of a simple functional building. 203pp.
Edition Axel Menges, 2005, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: New. First Edition. Heavy Item Postage Quote. 4to - over 9" - 12" Tall.
ISBN: 3932565460
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Inventory #20040
Price: £ 38.00 GBP ($ 45.60 approx. - € 40.28 approx.)
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Household, G. A. And Smith, L.M.H.
144pp.
Michael Joseph, 1979, Cloth, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: Good. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0718118618
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Inventory #26839
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.00 approx. - € 5.30 approx.)
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First broadcast on Rdaio 3 1969.20 slides with notes .INCLUDES Copy of Original Checked As Broadcast typewritten script.
BBC, 1969, Card Covers, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN:
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Inventory #29949
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 18.00 approx. - € 15.90 approx.)
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Tuli, Neville
Produced in conjunction with the Auction of the same name held in Mumbai on March 27, 2003, this publication takes forward Osian's focus on providing an increasingly rare opportunity for the serious collector to possess masterpieces and museum-quality works. 123pp.
Mapin Publishing, 2003, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . Heavy Item Postage Quote. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 1890206598
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Inventory #28093
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 18.00 approx. - € 15.90 approx.)
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