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Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$20.00

Breton, Andre. Edited by Mark Polizzotti
Andre Breton: Selections
Berkeley & Los Angeles: University of California Press, 2003

First edition. Octavo. 176 pp; frontispiece; chronology; bibliography. Paperback. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; lamination on spine ribbed. The inaugural volume in the 'Poets for the Millennium' series, this book offers the most comprehensive selection available in English of Andre Breton's poetry, along with a representative selection of his major prose writings. A number of the translations are published for the first time.
Inventory number #014405



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


Price:
$10.00

Thomas, Robert McG., Jr. Edited by Chris Calhoun
52 McGs.: The Best Obituaries from Legendary New York Times Writer Robert McG. Thomas Jr.
NY: Scribner, 2001

First edition. Octavo. 192 pp; occasional b/w photograph. Cloth-backed hardcover with dustjacket. Near Fine/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; unclipped jacket slightly yellowed along top edge.
Inventory number #014398



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


Price:
$15.00

Trillin, Calvin
A Heckuva Job: More of the Bush Administration in Rhyme
NY: Random House, 2006

First edition. Twelvemo. 116 pp. Red paper-covered boards with gilt-lettered spine in dustjacket. Near Fine/VG, a crisp, unmarked copy; unclipped jacket with minor wear.
Inventory number #014395



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket: Near Fine


Price:
$35.00

Carmen, Arlene & Howard Moody
Working Women: The Subterranean World of Street Prostitution
NY: Harper & Row, 1985

First edition. Octavo. 208 pp. Cloth-backed boards with dustjacket. Near Fine/Near Fine, a crisp, tight copy with no inscriptions; unclipped jacket glossy with no visible wear.
Inventory number #014391



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket: Near Fine


Price:
$95.00

Hess, Alan
The Architecture of John Lautner
NY: Rizzoli, 1999

First edition. Square quarto. 276 pp; profuse color & b/w photographs by Alan Weintraub; bibliography; index. Dark gray cloth with silver-stamped spine with dustjacket. Near Fine/Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy; jacket near fine, with a touch of rubbing to corners. This book features houses from John Lautner's early years (1939-1959), his middle years (1960-1970), and his later years (1971-1994). The photographs show the exterior, interiors, and vistas of Lautner's distinctive southern California houses, and the text follows Lautner's career from his apprenticeship with Frank Lloyd Wright in the 1930's through his many iconic houses built for clients to his death in 1994.
Inventory number #014384



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


Price:
$60.00

Berch, Bettina
Radical by Design: The Life and Style of Elizabeth Hawes
NY: E.P. Dutton, 1988

First edition. Octavo. 214 pp; 16 pp b/w photographs; notes, index. Lavender paper-covered boards with dustjacket. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; unclipped jacket with slightly sunned spine.
Inventory number #014377



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$15.00

Macleod, Fiona [pseudonym of William Sharp]
The Divine Adventure
Portland, ME: Thomas B. Mosher, 1903

First edition. Twelvemo. 90 pp, title in red & black on title page. Paper covered card covers with yapp fore edge, deckled edges, with silk ribbon marker. VG, a clean copy; wraps with yapp edge, spine toned. One of 925 copies on Van Gelder paper.
Inventory number #014375



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


Price:
$75.00

Zerbe, Jerome
The Art of Social Climbing
Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1965

First edition. Octavo. 186 pp. Bound in original yellow cloth with black cloth spine in dustjacket. Near Fine/VG, a clean, unmarked copy, small dent to top edge of rear cover; unclipped jacket toned with small loss at top & bottom of spine, old dampstain at base of spine that extends at bottom edge of back panel, with loss to ends of last five lines of blurb below photo of author. A do-it-yourself kit for breaking into society - by a sophisticated, amused, socially acceptable society editor. Zerbe, the society editor of Town & Country, offers encouraging advice to struggling social climbers on how to win invitations and influence newspaper columnists.
Inventory number #014373



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


Price:
$20.00

Buckle, Richard, ed.
U and Non-U Revisited
London: Debrett's Peerage Ltd., 1978

First edition. Small octavo. xx, 107 pp; drawings by Timothy Jaques. Cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; price-clipped jacket has touch of sunning on spine, light creasing at top of inside flaps. 'U' and 'Non-U' refer to 'Upper-class' and 'non-Upper-class;' the expressions were coined by Prof. Allan C. Ross and included in Noblesse Oblige (1956).
Inventory number #014372



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


Price:
$35.00

Morgan, Charles
The Fountain
London: Macmillan and Co., 1932

First edition. Octavo. 434 pp. Blue cloth with gilt-lettered spine in dustjacket. VG/VG, a clean copy, binding solid, spine edges lightly scuffed, small light blemish at bottom edge of front cover, spine gilt dull. Book paired with Knopf first edition jacket - unclipped jacket lightly chipped at spine ends, spine slightly toned & mauve stripe at top of spine faded, else vg.
Inventory number #014371



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


Price:
$15.00

Lemire, Eugene D., editor
The Unpublished Lectures of William Morris
Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 1969

First edition. Octavo. 331 pp. Brown cloth with gilt-lettered spine in dustjacket. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy, residue from small price label on front free endpaper, else a clean, unmarked copy; unclipped jacket spine toned, else clean with no tears or chips. This book is a scholarly edition, providing both the texts and the notes necessary for the study of Morris's entire career as a lecturer-propagandist, incl. a calendar of Morris's platform career and bibliographical checklist of his speeches and lectures.
Inventory number #014358



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Fine
Jacket: None


Price:
$10.00

Donnelley, Gaylord
To Be a Good Printer: Our Four Commitments
Chicago: R.R. Donnelley & Sons, 1977

First edition. Octavo. xiii, 110 pp; frontispiece portrait of author & portraits of four family members. Gilt-stamped two-tone brown cloth. Fine, a clean, unmarked copy.
Inventory number #014357



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$20.00

Hamlin, Talbot
Greek Revival Architecture in America: Being an Account of Important Trends in American Architecture and American Life Prior to the War between the States
London/NY/Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1944

First edition. Octavo. xl, 439 pp; 94 b/w photographs with multiple images; 39 drawiings & plans; appendices; extensive bibliography; index. Cream cloth lettered spine with burgundy patterned paper boards, lacking jacket. VG, a number of dog-eared pp, including pp with photos.
Inventory number #014351



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$15.00

Dain, Phyllis
The New York Public Library: A Universe of Knowledge
London: Scala Publishers, 2000

First edition. Octavo. 144 pp; numerous color & b/w illustrations. Glossy paperback. Near Fine, a long gift inscription of front free endpaper, else an unmarked copy. A richly illustrated history of the New York Public Library, founded in 1895.
Inventory number #014338



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$25.00

Grimm, Inge Maria
Felix der Fuchs
Wien: Jugend und Volk, 1965

First edition. Oblong quarto. 48 pp; color illustrations by Otto Stefferl Text in German. Illustrated laminated boards. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; bit of rubbing at spine ends.
Inventory number #014294



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$25.00

Lesznai, Anna
The Wanderings of the Little Blue Butterfly in Fairyland
Budapest: Corvina, 1978

First edition. Quarto. 22 pp; color illustrations by Anna Lesznai. Illustrated laminated boards. VG, a clean unmarked copy. Originally published in 1912. Anna Leznai (1885-1966) was a Hungarian-born American writer, painter, designer, and key figure in the Hungarian avant-garde.
Inventory number #014293



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$20.00

Artzybasheff, Boris
Seven Simeons. A Russian Tale
NY: Viking Press, 1937

First edition. Quarto. Unpaginated. Full of color drawings by Boris Artzybasheff. Light green cloth with illustrated endpapers, no dustjacket. VG, front & rear endpapers lightly foxed, else a clean copy, edges of front cover & spine faded, overall soiling.
Inventory number #014292



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$45.00

[Fireplaces]
The Home Fires: A Few Suggestions in Face Brick Fireplaces
Chicago: American Face Brick Association, 1925

First edition. Octavo. 47 pp; full of b/w drawings & photographs. Sewn binding perfect bound in brown illustrated wrappers. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; covers clean with minimal wear. This book features many examples of face-brick fireplaces, some with location and architect noted. The last page lists members of the American Face Brick Association.
Inventory number #014278



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$25.00

Hachette
Plan de Paris et de Sa Proche Banlieue. Les Guides Bleus
Paris: Hachette, 1947

First edition. Octavo. 95 pp; 30 folded plates of maps in color; fold-out map; alphabetical index of Paris streets. Blue cloth with dark blue lettering. VG-, a clean, unmarked copy, edges lightly rubbed, light stain at fore edge of front cover, not affecting text.
Inventory number #014275



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$175.00

Breuer, Gerda
Walde Huth Modefotografie
Koln: Locher, 2004

First edition. Quarto. 78 pp; profuse b/w & color photographs by Walde Huth. Text in German. Paperback with French flaps. VG, a clean copy with no inscriptions, top of spine bumped, tiny dent to bottom corner of text block; else a very good copy. Fashion photographs by German photographer Walde Huth, taken in Paris in the mid 50s. Uncommon.
Inventory number #014271