Towards A Symbolic Architecture The Thematic House

Jencks, Charles

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248 pages. 30 x 23 cm. 300 illustrations in color, drawings and plans. Photos by Richard Bryant. Index. Orig. blue cloth. Near fine in fine dust wrapper. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: Towards A Symbolic Architecture The Thematic...
Publisher: Rizzoli
Publication Date: 1985
Binding: Hardcover
Edition: First edition.

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Book Description Rizzoli, New York, 1985. hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. Hardcover in good condition. Superficial marks, light scores and creases on jacket. Minor tear on rear spine side of jacket. Jacket and hardcover leading corners, edges and spine ends are lightly bumped and worn. One or two light scores on boards. Lower edges and page block head are lightly marked. Penned dedication on half title page. Pages are clean and contents are clear throughout. Binding is sound. HCW. Used. Bookseller Inventory # 438787

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Book Description Academy Editions. 1985, 248pp. Cloth. With dustjacket. In very good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 1485

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Book Description London, Academy, 1985., 1985. 248pp, copious illustrations (photos & plans), most colour. Cloth. 31x24. Very good copy. Major Jencks work, incorporating his own designs. Bookseller Inventory # 10891

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Book Description London, Academy Editions, 1985. 31 x 24, cm. Hardcover (clothbound) with dustjacket. With 300 illustrations in color. 248 pages. FINE COPY [ Architecture / international ]. Bookseller Inventory # #72590

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Book Description Rizzoli, Italy, 1985. Hard Cover with Dustjacket. Book Condition: Near Fine (Book Condition). Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine ( Jacket Condition). [Our rating system: 1.Fine; 2. Near fine; 3. Very good; 4. Good; 5. Fair.]. Book. Bookseller Inventory # 034255

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Book Description Academy Editions, London, 1985. Blue Cloth. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. 0856708607 248pp. A lovely copy. Illustrated with numeorus colour photographs throughout. Gilt embossed lettering to the spine. A slight indenatation mark to the spine with a correspnding mark to the overlying wrapper. Slight graze to the tail of the spine. Clean and tight. Dust wrapper not price clipped with light shelf wear to the wrapper edges. A very good copy. Shipping from the UK. Bookseller Inventory # 218000

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Book Description New York : Rizzoli, 1985. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Bryant, Richard (illustrator). 1st American Ed. From the inside cover: "Everyone, to some extent, designs their own house; everyone needs to personalize the environment around them. Yet few people have succeeded as thoroughly as the critic and architect Charles Jencks in his Thematic House. Using as his basis an 1840s London town house, Jencks has created a total environment based on a symbolic programme accessible to all- the physical world of the cosmos, planets, sun, moon and seasons- yet with a rigour and attention to detail few could imagine. Towards a Symbolic Architecture is a powerful argument in favour of symbolic design. The book opens with a forceful exposition by Jencks of his belief in the importance of a meaningful environment. Jencks then makes a brief journey through the stages of his architectural development before arriving at the Thematic House. Room by room descriptions are profusely illustrated in colour (300 illustrations) with specially commissioned photographs by Richard Bryant. The result is one of the most detailed expositions of a building in the history of architectural publishing a book for anyone interested in houses, and for anyone bored with the general anonymity of our present environment.". Bookseller Inventory # x1934

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