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


Price:
$20.00

James, Betty
London on Sunday. A Sort of Guide Book
London: B.T. Batsford, 1964

First edition. Small octavo. 184 pp; illustrated with drawings by John Cooper; index. Burgundy cloth with gilt-lettered spine in dustjacket. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; unclipped jacket with small chip to top edge of front cover, spine lettering faded. A fun, light-hearted guide to Sundays in London in the mid-sixties.
Inventory number #014576



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$25.00

Bettmann Archive
Bettmann Panopticon
NY: Bettmann Archive / Daly & Max Studio, 1963

5" x 5". [96] pp of b/w illustrations. Color illustrated covers. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; light edgewear, short edge tear on back cover. OCLC locates 3 copies
Inventory number #014573



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$75.00

Morgan Woodwork Organization
Correct Woodwork for English and Norman French Homes
Chicago: Morgan Woodwork Organization, 1930

First edition. Quarto. 28 pp; full of drawings of different types of English and Norman French woodwork - entrance door frames, casement window sash frame, exterior moldings, stairways, interior trim, interior doors mantels, wall panelling, china cabinets, garage door, etc. Color-illustrated wraps. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; covers show light soil.
Inventory number #014566



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Good


Price:
$100.00

Trade Catalogue
Artistic Wood and Brick Mantels, Grates, Tile and Fire-place Fixtures: Catalogue M
Quincy, IL: Heitland Grate & Mantel Co., 1908

n.d. ca. 1908. Octavo. 32 pp; b/w illustrations of each item with specifications and price. Printed wraps. Good condition, thin paper wraps split 2" at bottom of spine, 2 " x 1.5" loss at inside corner of back cover, old tape repair on inside of front cover. June 1, 1908 discount slip tipped onto first page. Laid in: 4-pp leaflet featuring the hot-water circulating grate No. 51, and a mimeographed sheet of testimonials for the grate, dating from 1907 to 1910. OCLC locates 1 copy of Catalogue E at Hagley Museum and Library.
Inventory number #014565



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$125.00

Trade Catalogue
Door Hangers, Fire Door Hardware, Merchandise Carriers, Store Ladders. Catalogue No. 24
Chicago: Allith Manufacturing Company, 1910

First edition. Octavo. 64 pp; full of b/w illustrations; index. Illustrated stapled wraps. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; edges of cover toned, Boston branch label on bottom corner of front cover. Laid in: Discount Sheet, Boston Office & Warehouse, dated Sept 1st, 1910.
Inventory number #014563



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$100.00

Morgan Woodwork Organization
Authentic Woodwork for the Colonial Home
Chicago: Morgan Woodwork Organization, 1930

First edition. Quarto. 48 pp; full of drawings of different types of Colonial woodwork - entrance door frames, casement window sash frame, exterior moldings, stairways, interior trim, interior doors mantels, wall panelling, china cabinets, garage door, etc. Color-illustrated wraps. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; covers show light soil, cover detached from text, rusty staples.
Inventory number #014562



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$200.00

H. Cornaz & Cie
Nouveaux Carreaux Mosaiques
Chalon S. Saone: H. Cornaz & Cie, 1909

Oblong octavo. 29 pp printed on only one side, 25 pp with chromolithographs of tile patterns. Text in French. Printed stiff card covers, staple bound, with black cloth tape spine. VG, a few pencil notations; covers show light soil.
Inventory number #014561



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$20.00

Cocteau, Jean
La Difficulte d'Etre
Paris: Paul Morihien, 1947

Twelvemo. 273 pp. Text in French. Paperback with glassine wraps. #165/1000 copies on Alma Marais. VG, a clean, unmarked copy, glassine wraps with small loss.
Inventory number #014560



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Fine
Jacket: Near Fine


Price:
$15.00

Midda, Sara
Sara Midda's South of France: A Sketchbook
NY: Workman Publishing Company, 1990

First printing. Small octavo. 143 pp; profuse color drawings. Cloth with color drawing inset on cover with dustjacket. Fine/Near Fine, a crisp, new copy with no markings; unclipped jacket has short tear at edge of spine. The author's sketchbook/journal of her year-long stay in the South of France, crammed with images, thoughts and discoveries on a daily basis. Publisher marketing letter laid in.
Inventory number #014559



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$65.00

Carroll, Lewis
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass
Philadelphia: Henry Altemus Company, n.d.

n.d. Octavo. 339 pp with all original illustrations by John Tenniel - 7 color plates, the rest b/w in the text. Green pictorial cloth, illustrated endpapers. VG, text edge toned, hinges weak but holding, bookplate on front pastedown [no name]; cloth pictorial image, gilt lettering & spine lettering & image of hare bright - not worn, minor wear to spine corners & corner tips. Old newspaper clipping reporting 1928 auction of the original manuscript at Sotheby's for $75,259.
Inventory number #014557



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$295.00

Stettner, Louis [Presentation copy]
Workers : Twenty Four Photographs
NY: Stettner Studio, 1974

Large folio [17" x 11"]. 4 pp text, 24 full-page plates, loose as issued in paper portfolio. Near Fine, the plates are crisp, with no markings; the portfolio has light soil, two short scratches on front cover, and light edgewear. Presented to well-known photographer Jim Steinhardt, "To Jim Steinhardt, In appreciation of his fraternal spirit as a colleague & for his sensitive photography. Louis Stettner, Dec 4, 1974." Introductions by Howard Greenberg and by Jacob Deschin. These photographs feature men and women working in factories, a power plant, on the assembly line, construction, welding, in New York City, Long Island City, Delaware, and France.
Inventory number #014556



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$475.00

Stettner, Louis [Presentation copy]
Women : 22 photographs in celebration of International Women's Year
NY: L. Stettner, 1975

Limited edition of 1000 copies. Large folio [17" x 11"]. 3 pp text, 22 full-page plates, loose as issued in paper portfolio. Near Fine to Fine. The plates are in fine condition; portfolio has a minor crease in middle of spine. #374/1000 copies. Presented to well-known photographer Jim Steinhardt, "To Jim, With my sincere thanks for his help in the production of "Women." The photographs were mostly taken in Manhattan and Long Island, a couple in Cape Cod, and one in Paris. Three of the photos were taken at demonstrations, several at the beach, along with portraits captured on Fifth Ave, at Rockefeller Center and at the Easter Parade.
Inventory number #014555



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$15.00

Travel Ephemera
Around Manhattan Island : Circle Line Cruise Guide
NY: Circle Line-Sightseeing Yachts, Inc., 1962

7.75" x 5.25". 80 pp; full of b/w photographs. Color illustrated paper wraps. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; covers show light soil.
Inventory number #014553



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$6.00

Mount, Harry
Amo, Amas, Amat and All That: How to Become a Latin Lover
London: Short Books, 2008

First paperback edition. Octavo. 260 pp. Paperback. VG
Inventory number #014552



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Fine
Jacket: None


Price:
$15.00

Santlofer, Joy
Food City: Four Centuries of Food-Making in New York
NY: W. W. Norton, 2017

First printing. Octavo. xix, 459 pp; b/w illustrations; notes; index. Illustrated paper-covered boards, no jacket, as issued. Fine, a crisp, unmarked copy. A ground-breaking book tracing the arc of food production in NYC from colonial artisanal, to mega-industrial, back to contemporary artisanal. Deeply researched and entertainingly written, Food City relates in captivating detail how politics and personalities, as well as global networks of food supply, shaped the provisioning of the urban metropolis. From New Amsterdam to the present. Joy Santlofer has detailed the history of modern food.
Inventory number #014550



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$15.00

Stamford Community Arts Council
Maxwell Anderson 1888-1959
Stamford, CT: Stamford Community Arts Council, 1984

Octavo. 20 pp. Stapled wraps. VG, a clean unmarked copy. cover toned along spine, light soil. A tribute to playwright Maxwell Anderson on the world premiere of his play "Masque of Queens" on October 1, 1984 by The Maxwell Anderson Playwrights series at Stamford's Ethel Kweskin Sterling Barn Theatre. Includes proclamation of Maxwell Anderson Week in Stamford, Conn., essay on the Stamford Community Arts Council, The magic of Maxwell Anderson by Kay Arthur, Director's notes by Ugo N. Toppo, reminiscences about Anderson by theater greats, program for a performance of The Masque of Queens, and Maxwell Anderson chronology.
Inventory number #014549



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: New
Jacket: New


Price:
$60.00

Salny, Stephen M.
FRANCES ELKINS Interior Design
NY: W. W. Norton, 2005

Quarto. 208 pp; profusely illustrated in color and b/w. Cloth with dustjacket. Fine/Fine, a new, unused copy; jacket glossy with no wear. The career of Frances Adler Elkins (1888-1953), sister of renowned Chicago architect David Adler, spanned more than three decades. An avant-garde decorator and arbiter of taste, Elkins was celebrated for inspired designs that integrated various periods and styles, from country French to chinoiserie to art deco, and featured furnishings by such modern designers as Jean-Michel Frank and Alberto Giacometti.
Inventory number #014519



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$285.00

Welsbach Company of New England
Universolier A Line of Gas and Combination Lighting Fixtures with Interchangeable Parts. Bulletin G-1
Boston: Welsbach, 1920

n.d. ca. 1920. Oblong octavo. pp 701-788; b/w photos of individual fixtures with specifications and price. Gilt-lettered brown card cover bound with cord in three holes. VG, an unmarked clean copy; cover with half of spine missing but holding tight with use of glue. Unusual gas lighting catalogue. One copy listed in OCLC - Canadian Center for Architecture.
Inventory number #014517



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$65.00

McKinney Manufacturing Company
McKinney Forged Iron Hardware
Pittsburgh, Pa: McKinney Manufacturing Co., 1926

Octavo. 16 pp; illustrated with b/w drawings of hardware separately as well as in use. Illustrated brown stapled wrapper. VG+, a clean, unmarked copy, cover bright. Laid in: typed letter on company letterhead to a potential client. An attractive well-illustrated catalog showing four designs of forged iron hardware for doors, French doors, interior doors, casement windows, louver and solid batten shutters, kitchen cabinets, gate, and garage hardware.
Inventory number #014516



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


Price:
$50.00

Woolf, Cecil [with TLS]
The Bibliography of Norman Douglas
London: Rupert Hart-Davis, 1954

First edition. Octavo. 201 pp; frontispiece b/w photo of Norman Douglas, two additional b/w photos; appendix; index. Gilt-lettered cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/VG, a clean, solid, unmarked copy, top corners gently bumped; unclipped jacket with minor edgewear, light hand soiling to spine. LAID IN: typed letter signed (TLS) from Cecil Woolf, dated June 15, 1954, replying to a book order.
Inventory number #014515