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Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$600.00

Viollet-le-Duc, Eugene Emmanuel
Dictionnaire raisonne du mobilier francais de l'epoque carlovingienne a la Renaissance (6 volumes)
Paris: Vve. A. Morel et Cie, 1872

Six volumes. Octavo. 443 + 535 + 478 + 506 + 498 + 488 pp; illustrated with chromolithographs, steel engravings & wood engravings. Quarter morocco over marbled boards with raised bands, gilt spine lettering, top edge gilt. VG, a clean, unmarked set, occasional foxing; extremities lightly rubbed.
Inventory number #013413



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$20.00

Phillips, Lisa, et al
HIGH STYLES: Twentieth-Century American Design
NY: Whitney Museum/Summit Books, 1985

Quarto. 212 pp; illustrated throughout in color and b/w. Paperback. Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy, mild rubbing to edge of spine. Catalogue of the Whitney Museum of American Art 1985-86 exhibition of objects from the art nouveau period through the post-modernist movement in America. It includes the work of many architects and designers such as Frank Lloyd Wright, Eames, Saarinen, Frank Gehry, Scott Burton, Sam Maloof, Dale Chihuly, Donald Judd, Wallace Nutting, Donald Deskey and many others.
Inventory number #013339



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$20.00

Vedrenne, Elisabeth
Fauteuils et Canapes / Armchairs and Sofas (Les Carnets du Design)
Paris: Madcap Publications, 1986

Quarto. 90 pp; b/w & color photographs throughout. Text in French & English. Paperback. Near Fine, a crisp, unmarked copy, covers glossy & bright.
Inventory number #013331



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


Price:
$15.00

Battersby, Martin
THE DECORATIVE TWENTIES
NY: Walker and Company, 1969

First edition. Quarto. 213 pp; 210 illustrations, some in color; notes on illustrations; list of source books; index. Green cloth with dustjacket. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; unclipped jacket shows minimal surface wear, slight toning at top edge. An illustrated survey of the interiors & furnishings, fashion & textiles, decorative & applied arts in France, England and America during the 1920s.
Inventory number #013330



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good+


Price:
$40.00

Beckerdite, Luke, ed.
AMERICAN FURNITURE 2000
Milwaukee, WI: Chipstone Foundation, 2000

Quarto. xi, 2239 pp; many b/w & color illustrations; index. Paperback. VG+, minor edgewear, spine slightly cocked, minor scuffing to covers. This issue presents articles on: the early furniture of Christopher & Job Townsend, furniture by the Potthast Brothers of Baltimore, 1892-1975; the genesis of Neoclassical Style in Baltimore Furniture; Baltimore cabinetmaker Edward Priestley; John Cadwalader's commode-seat side chairs; Patronage in early Salem: The Symonds Shops; and Cultural Negotiations: A Study of the New Mexican Caja. Also book reviews and a list, "Recent Writing on American Furniture," compiled by Gerald W.R. Ward.
Inventory number #013166



Binding: Full-Leather
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$150.00

Lunsingh Scheurleer, Theodoor Herman
PIERRE GOLE, Ebeniste de Louis XIV
Dijon: Editions Faton, 2005

Quarto. 281 pp; profuse color photographs; index. Bound in full leather in slipcase. Text in French. #67 of 220 copies in full leather, top edge gilt. Near Fine in Near Fine slipcase, a clean, unmarked copy.
Inventory number #013144



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


Price:
$125.00

Pallot, Bill G.B.
L'ART DU SIEGE AU XVIII SIECLE EN FRANCE
Paris: ACR-Gismondi, 1987

Quarto. 332 pp; profusely illustrated in color & b/w; biographies of French chair makers 1730-1775; bibliography; index. Text in French. Cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy; jacket glossy with no tears, spine lightly sunned. The definitive book on the French chair in the 18th century.
Inventory number #013068



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good-


Price:
$35.00

Trade Catalogue
LAWN FURNITURE
South Paris, ME: Paris Manufacturing Co., 1947

Sixteenmo. [12] pp; 9 b/w photographs. Stapled wraps with color illustrated covers. VG, a clean, unmarked copy, minor tape reinforcement to staples on inside covers; spine lightly rubbed. The catalogue features two folding recliner chairs, four folding chairs, and two stools. Includes model number, type of finish, and weight for each item.
Inventory number #013024



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$30.00

Gasc, Nadine & Gerard Mabille
THE NISSIM DE CAMONDO MUSEUM
Paris: Musees et Monuments De France, 1997

Quarto. 125 pp; profuse color photographs; bibliography; index. Paperback. Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy with just minor scuffs to back cover. A catalog of the house museum created by Moise de Camondo in memory of his son Nissim who was killed in WWI. Camondo filled the museum with high-quality French 18th century furnishings.
Inventory number #012618



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$95.00

Pettorelli, Arturo
IL BRONZO E IL RAME Nell'Arte Decorativa Italiana
Milan: Ulrico Hoepli, 1926

Large quarto. 314 pp; 225 b/w photographic plates with 385 images; bibliography; index. Text in Italian. Original gilt-stamped green cloth. Ex private library copy: call no. on spine, bookplate on front free endpaper, library pocket on rear pastedown. VG, light fraying at top & bottom of spine, corners rubbed. An illustrated survey of the use of bronze and copper in Italian decorative art from Roman times to the early 20th century. It includes many architectural details, incl. fences, gates, doors, and door hardware, as well as lighting, furniture mounts, clocks, urns, etc.
Inventory number #012217



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$125.00

Crispolti, Enrico
Mobili di Fabio de Sanctis e Ugo Sterpini
Rome: Officina Undici, 1963

First edition. Quarto. Unpaginated. Full of color photographs and b/w drawings. Text in Italian, English, French & German. Illustrated boards. VG, lamination on boards lightly crazed, edges rubbed. A bit musty. Limited edition - #1788/2000 copies. Catalogo n. 1, 1963-64
Inventory number #012102



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$20.00

State University of New York
MASTER CRAFTSMEN: An Invitational Exhibition
Binghamton, NY: University Art Gallery, 1971

Octavo. 36 pp; 32 b/w photographs of works in the text. Paperback. Very good to near fine, covers lightly soiled, faint paper clip impression to top edge. Includes furniture by Wendell Castle and Jack Lebowitz.
Inventory number #011841



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Fine


Price:
$23.00

Brohan, Torsten & Thomas Berg
AVANTGARDE DESIGN 1880-1930
Koln: Benedikt Taschen, 1994

Quarto. 176 pp; full of color & b/w photographs; biographies; bibliography; index. Text in English, French & German. Paperback. Fine, a clean, unmarked copy, no cover wear. This book features the earliest pioneers of 20th-century design, the development of avant-garde design from 1880 to 1930. It contains almost 200 originals from the collection of the Dusseldorf art dealer and collector, Torsten Brohan. They include the MT8 table-lamps by Wilhelm Wagenfeld and tubular steel furniture by Marcel Breuer.
Inventory number #011476



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


Price:
$55.00

Baschet, Roger & Rene Briat
STYLES REGIONAUX: Architecture, Mobilier, Decoration. Vol. 3: Lorraine, Luxeuil-Montbeliard, Franche-Comte, Bresse-Bugey, Savoie, Dauphine
Paris: Baschet & Cie., 1967

Quarto. 200 pp; profuse b/w & color illustrations. Text in French. Tan boards with dustjacket. Near Fine/VG, a clean, unmarked copy, top corners bumped; jacket has two short edge tears, minor wear to two corners. Architecture, furniture and decoration of the following regions: Lorraine, Luxeuil-Montbeliard, Franche-Comte, Bresse-Bugey, Savoie, Dauphine.
Inventory number #011411



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Fine
Jacket: None


Price:
$20.00

Errazuriz, Sebastian
BEAUTIFUL PREMONITIONS
NY: Cristina Grajales Gallery, 2011

Oblong octavo [8 x 10 in.]. Unpaginated; full of color & b/w photographs. Illustrated boards, no jacket as issued. A fine, unmarked copy. Published in conjunction with Sebastian Errazuriz's second solo exhibition at Cristina Grajales Gallery. A collection of twenty-one pieces by the Chilean-born, New York-based designer, whose work includes both furniture and conceptual, Surrealist-influenced objects.
Inventory number #011352



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$100.00

Alcouffe, Daniel
UN TEMPS D'EXUBERANCE: Les Arts Decoratifs Sous Louis XIII et Anne d'Autriche
Paris: Reunion des Musees Nationaux, 2002

Large quarto. 479 pp; full of color & b/w illustrations; index; extensive bibliography; list of exhibitions. Text in French. Hardcover, no jacket, as issued. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; a couple of abrasions on back cover, else near fine. This catalogue, published to coincide with an exhibition at the Grand Palais, presents nearly 350 examples of bronzes, enamels, furniture, watches, weapons, liturgical objects, tapestries, and more from the reign of Louis XIII and his wife, Anne of Austria. This is one of the few books covering the decorative arts of this period.
Inventory number #011293



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Fine
Jacket: Fine


Price:
$175.00

Gonzalez-Palacios, Alvar & Roberto Valeriani
I MOBILI ITALIANI: Il Patrimonio Artistico del Quirinale
Rome: BNL Edizioni, 1996

First edition. Quarto. 381 pp; more than 200 color & b/w illustrations; bibliography. Text in Italian. White cloth with dustjacket in matching slipcase. Fine/Fine, a clean, unmarked copy, pristine in pristine jacket; slipcase has small crack at top of spine, else unworn. A fully illustrated catalogue of the Italian furniture in the Presidential Palace, Rome, with detailed descriptions of the 147 pieces.
Inventory number #011292



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Fine
Jacket: Fine


Price:
$125.00

Newbern, Thomas R.J. & James R. Melchor
Classical Norfolk Furniture: 1810 - 1840
Paducah, KY: Turner Publishing, 2004

Quarto. 128 pp; full of color & b/w photographs; bibliography; index. Glossy pictorial boards with matching dustjacket. Fine/Fine, a new, unmarked copy. Featuring over 420 color photos, this book is a groundbreaking study of a major Southern furniture group not previously studied in depth. The most prominent Norfolk cabinetmaker during the first half of the 19th century was James Woodward. Other cabinetmakers during this period include John D. Ghiselin & Lewis Salusbury, Chester Sully, William M. Evans, Samuel Smith, Charles Beale, William C. Beale, Joseph Winslow, Theodorick Bland, William P. Saunders, William H. Barnes, Thomas F. Hatton, and others. The authors drew on the work of Ron Hurst through his extensive research for his MA thesis on Norfolk cabinetmakers.
Inventory number #011151



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$15.00

Sotheby's
NINETEENTH CENTURY FINE DECORATIVE ARTS. London, 14 May 1999
London: Sotheby's, 1999

Quarto. 224 pp; 306 lots, fully illustrated with color photographs. Paperback. Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy.
Inventory number #010955



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$15.00

Christie's
THE NINETEENTH CENTURY. Thursday, 15 July 1993
London: Christie's, 1993

Quarto. 131 pp; 275 lots, illustrated with color photographs. Paperback. Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy.
Inventory number #010954