The Architecture of Los Angeles [SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR]: Gleye, Paul (Text); Julius Schulman and ... The Architecture of Los Angeles [SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR]: Gleye, Paul (Text); Julius Schulman and ... The Architecture of Los Angeles [SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR]: Gleye, Paul (Text); Julius Schulman and ...

The Architecture of Los Angeles [SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR]

Gleye, Paul (Text); Julius Schulman and Bruce Boehner (Photographers)

Published by Rosebud Books, Los Angeles, 1981
Condition: Good Soft cover

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Quarto. 239, [1]pp. Original pictorial wrappers over green cloth with gold lettering and printer's device on spine. Pictorial half-title page. Color frontispiece. Title page signed and dated by Paul Gleye. This comprehensive volume explores Los Angeles's architectural history, revealing the sources of its unparalleled diversity and identifying the components of its impressive urban style. It discusses the historical and aesthetic factors that make architecture a vital part of personal and public life and shows why this is the only city in which one can find Spanish Colonial and Mexican adobe houses, Classical and Mission Revival homes and hotels, bungalow courts, vestiges of the unique Craftsman period, and Victorian mansions. This work is profusely illustrated with over 350 photographs, including 50 in colors, of the many important structures built by some of the greatest architects and other unique creations by unknown designers. Age wear on wrappers with chipping and closed tears along edges. Price clipped. Minor and sporadic pencil underlining throughout. Wrappers in overall fair, binding and interior in good+ to very good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 29468

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Title: The Architecture of Los Angeles [SIGNED BY ...

Publisher: Rosebud Books, Los Angeles

Publication Date: 1981

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Good

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First edition.

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