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Great Moments in Architecture

Macaulay, David

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ISBN 10: 0395255007 / ISBN 13: 9780395255001
Published by HMH Books for Young Readers, 1978
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Signed. First Edition. Inscribed by David Macaulay on 6/27/78. Bookplate of John Rikhoff, former CEO of Collins Worldwide Publishing. First printing, DJ price intact. Dust Jacket protected by mylar cover. Fine copy in near fine dust jacket with diagonal crease to front panel. Bookseller Inventory # mon0000124824

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Title: Great Moments in Architecture

Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers

Publication Date: 1978

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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A wonderous portfolio that has to be seen to be savored-or even believed for that matter. Here are the plans for the Tower of Pisa-on a skewed drafting table, the Eiffel Tower tipped over across from the Seine, the ruins of a McDonald's stand following some future Vesuvius, the disastrous meeting of the Great and Lesser Walls of China, and many other gems.

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David Macaulay is an award-winning author and illustrator whose books have sold millions of copies in the United States alone, and his work has been translated into a dozen languages. Macaulay has garnered numerous awards including the Caldecott Medal and Honor Awards, the Boston Globe–Horn Book Award, the Christopher Award, an American Institute of Architects Medal, and the Washington Post–Children’s Book Guild Nonfiction Award. In 2006, he was the recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship, given “to encourage people of outstanding talent to pursue their own creative, intellectual, and professional inclinations.” Superb design, magnificent illustrations, and clearly presented information distinguish all of his books. David Macaulay lives with his family in Vermont.

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