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Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$20.00

Gilborn, Craig
DURANT: The Fortunes and Woodland Camps of a Family in the Adirondacks
Blue Mountain Lake, NY: Adirondack Museum, 1986

Second printing. Quarto. 170 pp; 101 b/w photographs; fold-out map; sources; appendices; index. Paperback. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; covers have minor soiling, spine slightly sunned. This book tells of a prominent New York family and of the "grand camps" that were built by members of the family in the Adirondacks during the last quarter of the 19th century.
Inventory number #013537



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Fine
Jacket: Near Fine


Price:
$25.00

Harrison, Martin & Rebecca Daniels
FRANCIS BACON: Incunabula
NY: Thames & Hudson, 2009

Quarto. 199 pp; profusely illustrated in color. Gray paper-covered boards with dustjacket. Fine/Near Fine, a crisp, unmarked copy; jacket crisp & bright with minimal wear. This book presents a unique collection of Francis Bacon's source material and working documents for the first time.
Inventory number #013535



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: Very Good


Price:
$15.00

Reed, Henry Hope & Sophia Duckworth
CENTRAL PARK: A History and a Guide
NY: Clarkson N. Potter, 1972

Rev. ed. Octavo. xv, 165 pp; illustrated with photographs, engravings and maps. Cloth with dustjacket. VG/VG. Charming book of New York City's Central Park contains a history of the park as well as two extensive walking tours--one of the southern section, and one of the northern section, along with several appendices, one of which gives the approximate dates of leafing, budding, blossoming and fruiting of the plants.
Inventory number #013524



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$50.00

Hulten, Pontus, Editor
Paris 1937-Paris 1957: Creations en France : [exposition], Centre Georges Pompidou, 28 mai-2 novembre 1981
Paris: Centre Georges Pompidou, 1981

Quarto. 527 pp; profuse b/w & color photographs; biographies & bibliographies. Text in French. Paperback. Near Fine, a crisp, unmarked copy. Catalog of an exhibition held at the Centre Georges Pompidou from 28 may to 2 november 1981.
Inventory number #013523



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$25.00

Rennert, Jack
100 POSTERS OF PAUL COLIN
NY: Images Graphiques, 1977

First printing. Folio (16" x 11"). 112 pp; 100 color plates; notes. Paperback. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; light wear to top & bottom of spine, minor edge wear.
Inventory number #013521



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Fine
Jacket: Near Fine


Price:
$20.00

Brecher, Kenneth S.
Too Sad to Sing: A Memoir With Postcards
NY: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1988

First printing. Octavo. 118 pp; 8 pp of color plates & numerous b/w illustrations. Cloth-backed boards with dustjacket. Fine/Near Fine, a crisp, unmarked copy; unclipped jacket has faint foxing on back f front panel, else bright with no faults.
Inventory number #013520



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$10.00

Day, Clarence
IN THE GREEN MOUNTAIN COUNTRY
New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1934

Octavo. [10] pp; b/w illustration. Black paper covered boards with green printed label on cover. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; spine slightly faded, spine ends a bit rubbed. Handwritten letter laid in. Clarence Day's eulogy for President Calvin Coolidge's passng, reprinted from the "New York American."
Inventory number #013516



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Fine
Jacket: Near Fine


Price:
$10.00

Ardman, Harvey
How George Washington Got His Gunpowder
NY: Privately Printed, 1980

Octavo. 47 pp; wood engravings by John De Pol. Decorated paper-covered boards with plain paper jacket. Fine/Near Fine, a fresh, unmarked copy; jacket lightly edge toned. The 27th Benjamin Franklin Keepsake, published in conjunction with Printing Week in New York 1980.
Inventory number #013515



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$15.00

Fifth Avenue Association
Fifty years on Fifth, 1907-1957
NY: Fifth Avenue Association, 1957

First edition. Quarto. vii, 162 pp; illustrated with b/w photographs; bibliography; index; section of ads. Paper-covered boards, illustrated endpapers. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; covers show light wear to extremities. Celebrating fifty years of the Fifth Avenue Association, the book is divided into three sections - History of Fifth, Fabulous Fifth, and Vistas from Fifth. It includes a list of the directors of the Fifth Ave Association in 1957.
Inventory number #013511



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$15.00

Ciardi, John
AN ALPHABESTIARY
Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1966

Quarto. Unpaginated, illustrations by Milton Hebald. Green cloth with gilt-lettered spine, embossed image of zebra on cover, paper-covered slipcase with paper label. VG, gift inscription on first blank page, else a crisp, unmarked copy; slipcase intact with minor wear, spine sl. sunned.
Inventory number #013509



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$10.00

Mengel, Willi
Ottmar Mergenthaler and the Printing Revolution
Brooklyn, NY: Mergenthaler Linotype Co, 1954

Octavo. 63 pp; color tipped-in portrait of Mergenthaler on blank page between half and title page; numerous line drawings. Hardcover. VG, a crisp, unmarked copy; gilt lettering on spine mostly rubbed off, corner tips gently bumped & rubbed, tiny nick to bottom edge. Published on the centenary of the birth of Ottmar Mergenthaler, inventor of the linotype machine.
Inventory number #013508



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$15.00

Knopf, Alfred A.
Some Random Recollections: An Informal Talk Made at the Grolier Club, New York. 21 October 1948
NY: Typophiles, 1949

Limited to 1250 copies. Twelvemo. 41 pp. Red cloth with gilt-lettered cover & spine. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; spine sl. darkened. Book designed by W.A. Dwiggins and printed & bound by The Plimpton Press, Norwood, MA. The type is Arcadia, designed by Dwiggins and used here in a book for the first time. Typophile Chapbook no. 22
Inventory number #013506



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$15.00

Haskell, W.E.
NEWS PRINT: The Origin of Paper Making and the Manufacturing of News Print
NY: International Paper Company, 1921

Quarto. 71 pp; b/w illustrations throughout including 2 fold-out plates and a fold-out map; illustrated endpapers. Cloth-backed paper-covered boards, color vignette on cover surrounded by gilt title & decoration. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; bottom of spine starting to fray, cover edges rubbed & nicked, corners rubbed through, words "Paper Making" written vertically on front cover along spine (blends into background fairly well).
Inventory number #013504



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$15.00

McGarvey, Elsie S.
The Delights of Fine Fashion: Costumes from the Philadelphia Museum of Art
Philadelphia: Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1979

Quarto. [32] pp; fully illustrated with 22 full-page color photographs. Stapled wraps. VG+, a clean, unmarked copy; minor rubbing along spine, gentle bend to upper corner.
Inventory number #013498



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: New


Price:
$50.00

Vreeland, Diana & Stella Blum
AMERICAN WOMEN OF STYLE An Exhibition Organized by Diana Vreeland
NY: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1975

Oblong octavo. [36] pp; numerous b/w illustrations. Paperback. Fine, a crisp, unmarked copy; covers with no wear. Catalogue of an exhibition organized by Diana Vreeland for the Costume Institute at the Metropolitan. "This is not a dress show. This is an exhibition to project, through the beholder's imagination, a vision of ten American women of style." DV. The women are Elsie de Wolfe, Mrs. Charles Dana Gibson, Consuelo, Duchess of Marlborough, Mrs. John W. Garrett, Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, Isadora Duncan, Mercedes de Acosta, Irene Castle, Millicent Rogers, and Josephine Baker.
Inventory number #013497



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$20.00

Coleman, Elizabeth Ann
Of Men Only: A Review of Men's and Boys' Fashions, 1750-1975
Brooklyn: Brooklyn Museum, 1975

Oblong quarto. 32 pp; profuse color photographs. Stapled wraps. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; minor edge wear. Published for the exhibition of the same name at the Brooklyn Museum, September 18, 1975 - January 18, 1976. Publisher's slip laid in.
Inventory number #013496



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$15.00

Decorative Arts Program of the American Federation of Arts.
Threads of History: the romance of fibers, natural and man-made, and the art of their use in decorative Textiles
NY: The American Federation of Arts, 1965

Square quarto. 53 pp; numerous b/w illustrations; bibliography. Paperback. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; light wear to spine ends & corners.
Inventory number #013494



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$15.00

Rose, Philip S. editor
The Country Gentleman. Vol. 94, No. 10. October 1929
Philadelphia: Curtis Publishing Co., 1929

Small folio. 164 pp; profuse b/w & color illustrations. Stapled wraps. VG, an unmarked copy, old mailing label on front cover, one staple with rust stains, light edge wear including short tear to fore edge of last 24 pp & cover; , overall light cover soil.
Inventory number #013490



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$15.00


The Country Gentleman. Vol. 92, No. 8. August 1927
Philadelphia: Curtis Publishing Co., 1927

Small folio. 116 pp; profuse illustrations. Stapled wraps. VG, an unmarked copy, 3 pp with edge tears, one extending far into text; old mailing label & small brown stain on front cover, minor edge wear, small tear at one staple, overall light cover soil.
Inventory number #013489



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$20.00

Lane, Gertrude B., editor
Woman's Home Companion. Volume 62, Number 4, April 1935
Springfield, OH: Crowell Publishing, 1935

Small folio. 154 pp; profuse b/w & color illustrations. Paperback. VG, old price on cover, else clean & unmarked copy, spine missing but held by clear tape at top & bottom, front cover lightly soiled. Cover design by Maud Tousey Fangel. The issue contains Part II - Lucy Gayheart by Willa Cather, Part 1 - Shining Windows by Kathleen Norris, and the conclusion of Rennie Peddigoe by Booth Tarkington. Also Mrs. Roosevelt's Page, a monthly column.
Inventory number #013488