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Product Description: Uncovering the lost history of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender artists in New York City. Queer people have always flocked to New York seeking freedom, forging close-knit groups for support and inspiration. Gay Gotham brings to life the countercultural artistic communities that sprang up over the last hundred years, a creative class whose radical ideas would determine much of modern culture...read more

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9780847849406 | Skira, October 18, 2016, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: Uncovering the lost history of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender artists in New York City.

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Product Description: Includes photography by award-winning photographer Gus Powell, and scholarship on Safdie's work by leading scholarsExplores the buildings of a renowned architect and the philosophy that shapes themThe book accompanies a touring show, going to two US venues: September 10, 2015 January 10, 2016, National Academy Museum, New York, New York, and February 15, 2016 - May 13, 2016, BSA Space, Boston Society of Architects, Boston, MassachusettsToday, as architecture is reasserting its role in popular culture, the architect Moshe Safdie's buildings are exemplars of what has been be termed 'progressive contextualism' - an important way of thinking globally about building...read more
By Donald Albrecht, Sarah Williams Goldhagen (contributor) and Moshe Safdie (contributor)

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9781785510281 | Scala Books, November 2, 2015, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Includes photography by award-winning photographer Gus Powell, and scholarship on Safdie's work by leading scholarsExplores the buildings of a renowned architect and the philosophy that shapes themThe book accompanies a touring show, going to two US venues: September 10, 2015 January 10, 2016, National Academy Museum, New York, New York, and February 15, 2016 - May 13, 2016, BSA Space, Boston Society of Architects, Boston, MassachusettsToday, as architecture is reasserting its role in popular culture, the architect Moshe Safdie's buildings are exemplars of what has been be termed 'progressive contextualism' - an important way of thinking globally about building.
9781857595871 | Scala Books, September 16, 2010, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Published to accompany a major internationally travelling exhibition, Global Citizen: The Architecture of Moshe Safdie will explore this renowned architect's buildings and the philosophy that shapes them

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Product Description: From irrefutable icons (Broadway theaters, Central Park, SoHo, Carnegie Hall), to lesser-known structures including the Cyclone rollercoaster on Coney Island, roughly one hundred street lampposts, and seven cast-iron street clocks throughout the city—much of what makes New York City unique owes its existence to the New York City Landmarks Law...read more

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9781580934312 | Monacelli Pr, April 21, 2015, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: From irrefutable icons (Broadway theaters, Central Park, SoHo, Carnegie Hall), to lesser-known structures including the Cyclone rollercoaster on Coney Island, roughly one hundred street lampposts, and seven cast-iron street clocks throughout the city—much of what makes New York City unique owes its existence to the New York City Landmarks Law.

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9780380018123, titled "Star Diaries" | Avon Books, December 1, 1977, cover price $1.75 | also contains Star Diaries | About this edition: Ijon Tichy, Lem's Candide of the Cosmos, encounters bizarre civilizations and creatures in space that serve to satirize science, the rational mind, theology, and other icons of human pride.

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Product Description: The Gilded Years of the late nineteenth century were a vital and glamorous era in New York City as families of great fortune sought to demonstrate their new position by building vast Fifth Avenue mansions filled with precious objects and important painting collections and hosting elaborate fetes and balls...read more

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9781580933674 | Monacelli Pr, November 5, 2013, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: The Gilded Years of the late nineteenth century were a vital and glamorous era in New York City as families of great fortune sought to demonstrate their new position by building vast Fifth Avenue mansions filled with precious objects and important painting collections and hosting elaborate fetes and balls.

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Product Description: Norman Bel Geddes Designs America accompanies a landmark exhibition exploring the career of Norman Bel Geddes (1893–1958), one of the 20th century’s foremost theatrical and industrial designers. This companion volume explores Bel Geddes’s life and career in comprehensive detail through nearly 100 projects, ranging from streamlined airplanes, ships, and cars, to stage sets, appliances, and much more...read more
By Donald Albrecht (editor)

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9781419702990 | Harry N Abrams Inc, November 1, 2012, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: Norman Bel Geddes Designs America accompanies a landmark exhibition exploring the career of Norman Bel Geddes (1893–1958), one of the 20th century’s foremost theatrical and industrial designers.

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Product Description: An accessible mix of academic commentary and playful exploration featuring the architecturally innovative designs of the award-winning firm Fentress Architects.
By Donald Albrecht (contributor), Peter H. Christensen, Gillian Fuller (contributor) and Christoph Heinrich (illustrator)

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9781857597462 | Scala Books, August 16, 2012, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: An accessible mix of academic commentary and playful exploration featuring the architecturally innovative designs of the award-winning firm Fentress Architects.

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Product Description: The definitive book on the legendary photographer's life in New York City, with many never-before-seen images and reminiscences by his closest friends and confidants.   From the 1930s, when he helped revolutionize fashion journalism, through the 1960s, when he launched headlong into the Pop art era, London-based photographer Cecil Beaton brought to New York City his own perspective--aristocratic, sexually ambiguous, and theatrical...read more

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9780847835652 | Skira, October 11, 2011, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: The definitive book on the legendary photographer's life in New York City, with many never-before-seen images and reminiscences by his closest friends and confidants.

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Product Description: Crafting Modernism: Midcentury American Art and Design is an in-depth examination of the American studio craft movement in the decades following World War II, with a focus on the major mediums (clay, wood, fiber, metal, jewelry, and glass) favored by the greatest craftspeople of the period...read more

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9780810984806 | Harry N Abrams Inc, October 1, 2011, cover price $70.00 | About this edition: Crafting Modernism: Midcentury American Art and Design is an in-depth examination of the American studio craft movement in the decades following World War II, with a focus on the major mediums (clay, wood, fiber, metal, jewelry, and glass) favored by the greatest craftspeople of the period.

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Product Description: Easily the most recognizable architectural style in America, with its brick or shingled facades trimmed in white and ornamented with restrained classical detail, the Colonial Revival emerged in the late nineteenth century and is still the basis for classical design today...read more

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9781580932851 | Monacelli Pr, June 7, 2011, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: Easily the most recognizable architectural style in America, with its brick or shingled facades trimmed in white and ornamented with restrained classical detail, the Colonial Revival emerged in the late nineteenth century and is still the basis for classical design today.

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Product Description: From the swooping concrete vaults of the TWA Terminal at JFK Airport to the 630-foot-tall Gateway Arch in St. Louis, the iconic designs of Eero Saarinen (1910–1961) captured the aspirations and values of mid-20th-century America...read more
By Donald Albrecht (editor), Mark Coir (contributor), Sandy Isenstadt (contributor), Reinhold Martin (contributor) and Eeva-Liisa Pelkonen (editor)

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9780300112825 | Yale Univ Pr, December 28, 2006, cover price $80.00 | About this edition: From the swooping concrete vaults of the TWA Terminal at JFK Airport to the 630-foot-tall Gateway Arch in St.

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Product Description: From the swooping concrete vaults of the TWA Terminal at JFK Airport to the 630-foot-tall Gateway Arch in St. Louis, the iconic designs of Eero Saarinen (1910–1961) captured the aspirations and values of mid-20th-century America. Potent expressions of national power, these and other Saarinen-designed structures—including the GM Technical Center, Dulles International Airport, and John Deere headquarters—helped create the international image of the United States in the decades following World War II...read more

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9780300122374 | Yale Univ Pr, May 31, 2011, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: From the swooping concrete vaults of the TWA Terminal at JFK Airport to the 630-foot-tall Gateway Arch in St.

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Product Description: During the late 1920s and 1930s, as photography was establishing a firmer monopoly on the visual documentation of the built landscape, architectural photographer Samuel H. Gottscho created a now-classic portrait of New York City as the quintessential modern metropolis...read more

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9781616890155 | Princeton Architectural Pr, April 20, 2011, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: During the late 1920s and 1930s, as photography was establishing a firmer monopoly on the visual documentation of the built landscape, architectural photographer Samuel H.

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Product Description: In the aftermath of World War II, New York emerged as a world-class city and the de facto national financial capital, becoming a magnet for moguls and strivers. At the same time the city remained a collection of small towns made up of people going about their daily rounds...read more

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9781580932486 | 1 edition (Monacelli Pr, October 27, 2009), cover price $50.00 | About this edition: In the aftermath of World War II, New York emerged as a world-class city and the de facto national financial capital, becoming a magnet for moguls and strivers.

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Product Description: Indisputably the grande dame of modern design, Andrée Putman burst onto the scene twenty-five years ago with the graphic, black-and-white interiors of the Morgans Hotel in New York. Since then Putman has gone on to redefine design for a diverse group of prestigious clients, including Karl Lagerfeld, the French Ministry of Culture, and the interior of the supersonic Concorde...read more

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9780847832460 | Rizzoli Intl Pubns, November 10, 2009, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: Indisputably the grande dame of modern design, Andrée Putman burst onto the scene twenty-five years ago with the graphic, black-and-white interiors of the Morgans Hotel in New York.

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Product Description: A burst of creative energy in the fields of architecture, design, and fashion characterized the years between the two World Wars. Shaping new styles of buildings and furnishings, redefining contemporary dress, and giving visual form to avant-garde performing arts, architects and designers forged a still-influential modern aesthetic...read more
By Donald Albrecht (editor)

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9781580932110 | Monacelli Pr, September 9, 2008, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: A burst of creative energy in the fields of architecture, design, and fashion characterized the years between the two World Wars.

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Product Description: For more than twenty years, David Piscuskas and Juergen Riehm, principals of 1100 Architect, have honed a distinctive architecture informed by proportion, materiality, light, and detail. The firm's designs do not adhere to any specific stylistic codes but do share an understated architectural signature: an elegance of proportion, an innovative yet direct use of materials, a meticulous execution...read more

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9781580931786 | Monacelli Pr, November 23, 2006, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: For more than twenty years, David Piscuskas and Juergen Riehm, principals of 1100 Architect, have honed a distinctive architecture informed by proportion, materiality, light, and detail.

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Product Description: Daring, bold, dramatic, towering, impossibly glamorous: this is how we imagine New York in its golden age, and this is how Samuel H. Gottscho, the preeminent architectural photographer of his generation, captured it. Through his lens, New York of the 1930s became the quintessential modern metropolis, a round-the-clock city in which night was as charismatic as day...read more

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9781568985626 | Princeton Architectural Pr, September 22, 2005, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: Daring, bold, dramatic, towering, impossibly glamorous: this is how we imagine New York in its golden age, and this is how Samuel H.

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Product Description: The Los Angeles-based husband-and-wife team of Charles and Ray Eames gave shape to the look of America's twentieth century. They witnessed firsthand many of the momentous historical events of the 1900s - including the Depression and World War II - and in their lives and work they represented the era's defining social movements: the shift of the nation's attention from the East Coast to the West Coast, the rise of corporate and industrial America, the global expansion of American culture...read more

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9780810917996 | Harry N Abrams Inc, September 1, 1997, cover price $49.50 | About this edition: Charles and Ray Eames gave shape to America's twentieth century.

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9780810992320 | Harry N Abrams Inc, March 1, 2005, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: The Los Angeles-based husband-and-wife team of Charles and Ray Eames gave shape to the look of America's twentieth century.
9780810927520 | Harry N Abrams Inc, March 1, 1998, cover price $20.01 | About this edition: The Los Angeles-based husband-and-wife team of Charles and Ray Eames gave shape to the look of America's twentieth century.

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A companion to a major centenary exhibition at the Museum of the City of New York showcases the acclaimed glassmaker's most noteworthy and sophisticated creations from the 1930s to the 1960s, in a photographic collection of bowls, stemware, and engraved pieces complemented by vintage photography and archive ephemera. Original.

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9780810991187 | Harry N Abrams Inc, October 1, 2003, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: A companion to a major centenary exhibition at the Museum of the City of New York showcases the acclaimed glassmaker's most noteworthy and sophisticated creations from the 1930s to the 1960s, in a photographic collection of bowls, stemware, and engraved pieces complemented by vintage photography and archive ephemera.
9780070846616, titled "Study Notes for Technicians: Electrical and Electronic Principles" | McGraw-Hill, October 1, 1982, cover price $7.00 | also contains Study Notes for Technicians: Electrical and Electronic Principles

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Product Description: New Hotels for Global Nomads combines architecture, interior design, photography, film and works of art to show just how varied and dynamic international hotels can be today. With 200 arresting images, including plans and computer renderings, and an authoritative text, this is the best guide available to contemporary and future trends in hotel design...read more

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9781858941745 | Perseus Distribution Services, October 1, 2002, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: New Hotels for Global Nomads combines architecture, interior design, photography, film and works of art to show just how varied and dynamic international hotels can be today.

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Product Description: Russel Wright (1904-1976) was one of America's great industrial designers. His inexpensive, mass-produced dinnerware, appliances, textiles, and furniture introduced modern design to millions of American households between 1930 and the mid-1960s...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780810932784 | Cooper-Hewitt Museum of, November 1, 2001, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Russel Wright (1904-1976) was one of America's great industrial designers.

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Product Description: American work spaces have gone through remarkable and extensive changes since 1900, thanks to the forces of technology, real estate, and finance, as well as evolving ideas on office organization and management. Innovations as commonplace as air conditioning and fluorescent lighting have had a profound impact, as have more recent phenomena such as virtual offices and telecommuting...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Donald Albrecht (editor), Chrysanthe B. Broikos (editor), Cyrysanthe B. Broikos (editor) and National Building Museum (other contributor)

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9781568982410 | Princeton Architectural Pr, November 1, 2000, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: American work spaces have gone through remarkable and extensive changes since 1900, thanks to the forces of technology, real estate, and finance, as well as evolving ideas on office organization and management.

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Product Description: A thorough examination of the almost symbiotic relationship between modernist architecture and film design of the 1920s and 1930s. Albrecht traces the connections between film designers' art and its roots in European design movements, such as Art Deco and the Bauhaus...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780940512269 | Hennessey & Ingalls, September 1, 2000, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: A thorough examination of the almost symbiotic relationship between modernist architecture and film design of the 1920s and 1930s.
9780060961060 | Harpercollins, November 1, 1986, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Examines the films of the 1920s and 1930s which depict Art Deco and modern architecture, explains which features were adopted for film sets, and describes nine types of film decor

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Product Description: This is the first-ever survey of American design that cuts across the four disciplines of architecture, product design, graphic design, and new media. Put together by the National Design Museum surveys the up-to-the-minute trends in American design from architecture to product and graphic design to new media...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781568982151 | Princeton Architectural Pr, March 1, 2000, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: This is the first-ever survey of American design that cuts across the four disciplines of architecture, product design, graphic design, and new media.

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9781568982182 | Princeton Architectural Pr, March 1, 2000, cover price $29.95

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