A counterfeit first edition of Andrea Palladio's I quattro libri dell' architettura. The British consul in mid-18th century Venice was a collector named Joseph Smith, who commissioned a series of facsimiles of rare books in his collection. Palladio published the original in Venice in 1570; Smith published his version sometime after 1771. Estimate: $2,500 - 3,500

A catalog published in 1929 to mark the opening of a modern workers housing estate in Karlsruhe, Germany, planned by Walter Gropius: Dammerstock Katalog: Austellung Karlsruhe Dammerstock-Siedlung die Gebrauchswohnung. 23 Typen. 228 Wohnungen. Gropius edited the catalog himself, and Kurt Schwitters did the graphic design. Estimate: $600 - 900

An 1848 pattern book by Baltimore architect John Hall, with a knockout title page and insanely descriptive title: A Series of Select and Original Modern Designs for Dwelling Houses, for the Use of Carpenters and Builders Adapted to the Style of Building in the United States. Estimate: $800 - 1,200

The first English-language translation of Andrea Pozzo's classic manual of 1693, Perspectiva pictorum et architectorum, or Rules and Examples of Perspective Proper for Painters and Architects. Pozzo was a Jesuit priest and the Baroque master of trompe l'oeil architectural frescoes. Estimate: $1,000 - 1,500

A first edition of Robert Venturi, Denise Scott Brown, and Steven Izenour's 1972 game changer, Learning From Las Vegas. The copy retains the original glassine dust jacket, albeit in pretty scuffed-up condition. Estimate: $1,500 - 2,500