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Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$20.00

NYC Menu
Menu from Reuben's Restaurant New York
NY: Reubens, 1950

13" x 10". Fold-out menu and cocktail & liquor list. Illustrated cover. Good+, covers are toned, with hand soil and minor staining, light middle fold. Arnold Reuben founded his restaurant in 1908; it moved to 6 East 58th St in 1935 and is illustrated on the front, along with caricatures of 16 of the restaurant's celebrity customers. The menu is not dated - circa 1950's, based on prices. The menu offers 44 "famous sandwiches", each named for a celebrity, including Jack Benny, Judy Garland, Milton Berle, Ed Sullivan, and Jackie Gleason.
Inventory number #014367



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$30.00

Trade Catalogue
GKS Suntone Furniture. Catalog No. 6R
Evansville, IN: George Koch Sons, 1940

Quarto. 16 pp; profuse b/w photographs on every page showing the furniture. Staple bound with illustrated cover. Includes original order form, return envelope, and discount notice. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; covers show light soil. The catalog introduces Suntone, the company's new line of wrought iron furniture. Illustrated are table and chair sets, chaise lounge, small tables for lamps, plant stands, wall shelves, and more.
Inventory number #014366



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$40.00

Museum of Modern Art Bulletin
Olivetti: Design in Industry
NY: Museum of Modern Art, 1952

Vol. XX, No. 1, Fall 1952. Octavo. 22 pp; full of b/w photographs. Stapled printed wraps. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; covers with light soiling, 2.5" split at base of spine. This issue of the Bulletin appears in conjunction with the exhibition of the work of the Olivetti Company, at the Museum of Modern Art, from October 22 to November 30, 1952. Designed by Leo Lionni.
Inventory number #014361



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The Unpublished Lectures of William Morris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: Good


Price:
$15.00

Litchfield, P.W.
Autumn Leaves: Reflections of an Industrial Lieutenant
Cleveland: Corday & Gross Co., 1945

Octavo. 125 pp; frontispiece, drawings & color diagrams; tipped-in photo of author; illustrated endpapers. Gilt-stamped blue buckram binding. VG/Good, owner name on first blank page & half title page, else a clean, unmarked copy; jacket edges & spine ends chipped, spine & band on front cover sunned. Paul Weeks Litchfield, an American industrialist, was president & chairman of the board of Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co. Illustrated throughout by Rockwell Kent.
Inventory number #014356



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$25.00

deCesare, John
The Illustrators & Designers Workshop in Paris
Long Island City, NY: Lindenmeyr Paper Corp., 1980

12" x 7.5". 26 loose sheets with color illustrations in portfolio with flaps. VG, sheets clean & unmarked; portfolio with light edgewear. The Illustrators Workshop, founded in 1975 to provide young illustrators the opportunity for apprenticeship, presented a special edition of the program in June 1980. This suite, commemorating the Paris program, was conceived and designed by John DeCesare, Managing Director of The Illustrations Workshop. It includes pieces by the six faculty members and by eighteen of the eighty-eight participants in the program. Faculty members: Alan E. Cober, Mark English, Bernie Fuchs, Bob Heindel, Fred Otnes, Robert Peak, and John DeCesare.
Inventory number #014355



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$35.00

Nash-Kelvinator Corp,
Kelvinator in the Home of Your Dreams: Plans for Your New Home and Its Kitchen
Detroit: Nash-Kelvinator Corp., 1944

Quarto. 30 pp; profuse color illustrations and floor plans. Color illustrated wraps, staple-bound. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; light wear to spine & light creasing to bottom corner of front cover. This trade catalogue features six types of low-cost small houses designed by a Cleveland, Ohio architectural firm of Maier, Outcalt, Dickerson & Associates with floor plans & color illustration of the exterior. Kitchen interiors were created for each type of home by Andrew E. Probala. The kitchens feature Kelvinator electric refrigerators, electric ranges, home freezers, and electric water heaters. The house types are Cape Cod, Early American, English cottage, compact French, Ranch, and modern house in stucco or white painted brick.
Inventory number #014353



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$20.00

Crook, J. Mordaunt
The Greek Revival: Neo-Classical Attitudes in British Architecture 1760-1870
London: John Murray, 1972

Octavo. xi, 204 pp; 250 b/w illustrations; extensive bibliography; index. Paperback. A fine copy????. This is the standard study of the Greek Revival. As a style it was of enormous importance, and its influence can be seen throughout Britain and beyond.
Inventory number #014352



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: Hard Cover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket: Near Fine


Price:
$20.00

von Solodkoff, Alexander
Russian Gold and Silver
London: Trefoil Books, 1981

Square quarto. 238 pp; over 200 b/w & color illustrations; lists of makers; Russian town marks, index of marks & signatures; bibliography; index. Brown cloth with gilt-lettered spine with dustjacket. Near Fine/Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy. A well-illustrated history of Russian gold and silverwork from the 17th to 19th centuries.
Inventory number #014350



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good+


Price:
$35.00

Hope, Thomas
Household Furniture and Interior Decoration: Classic Style Book of the Regency Period
NY: Dover, 1971

Complete reprint of the 1807 edition with new introduction by David Watkin. Quarto. xiii, 140 pp; 60 original plates & 10 new illustrations. Paperback. VG+, a clean, unmarked copy; binding tight, cover near fine except gentle crease to bottom corner, not affecting pages. This book, more than any other, defines the English Regency style - a blend of Classical, Egyptian & French Empire elements. An important reference for designers, architects, scholars & connoisseurs.
Inventory number #014347



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


Price:
$15.00

Innes-Smtih, Robert
Notable Derbyshire Houses
Derby: Derbyshire Countryside Limited, 1972

Quarto. 135 pp; profuse b/w photographs with some in color. Red textured cloth with dustjacket; illustrated endpapers. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; price-clipped jacket, spine toned and ends lightly chipped.
Inventory number #014345



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


Price:
$15.00

Tobias, Tobi
An Umbrella Named Umbrella
NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1976

First printing. Octavo. 45 pp; illustrated by Lady McCrady. Green cloth-backed boards with dustjacket. Near Fine/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; unclipped jacket lightly soiled.
Inventory number #014344



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


Price:
$10.00

McPhee, John
Irons in the Fire
NY: Farrar Straus & Giroux, 1997

Octavo. 216 pp. Tan paper-covered hardcover with dustjacket. Near Fine/Near Fine, a clean, tight unmarked copy; jacket crisp with no wear. A collection of seven essays, originally appearing in The New Yorker.
Inventory number #014343



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$35.00

Fiell, Charlotte & Peter, ed.
Decorative Art 60s: A Source Book
Cologne: Taschen, 2000

Quarto. 575 pp; thousands of b/w & color illustrations; index. Text in English/German/French. Flexible binding. VG, a clean, unmarked copy with minimal cover wear. This is an excellent visual reference to the interiors and decorative arts of the 1960s. The editors have compiled highlights from the "Decorative Art" yearbooks published by Studio magazine.
Inventory number #014342



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$20.00

Drexler, Arthur
Transformations in Modern Architecture
NY: Distributed by New York Graphic Society, 1979

Quarto. 168 pp; 352 b/w photographs; list of architects. Paperback with deep gate fold illustrated covers. VG, a clean, unmarked copy. The exhibition on which this book is based took place at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, from February 23 - April 24, 1979.
Inventory number #014340



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$25.00

Bargiel-Harry, Rejane et al
La Petite Reine: le Velo en Affiches a la Fin du XIXeme: 31 mai-23 septembre 1979 au muse de l'Affiche
Paris: Musee de l'Affiche, 1979

Oblong quarto. Unpaginated, [50] pp, includes 110 images of bicycle posters, in color & b/w illustrations; bibliography. Text in French.. Paperback with bright yellow image on front cover. Near Fine, a tight, unmarked copy, tiny bump to bottom corner.
Inventory number #014339



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: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$10.00

Ketchum, William C., Jr.
The Collections of the Margaret Woodbury Strong Museum
Rochester, NY: Margaret Woodbury Strong Museum, 1982

Quarto. 66 pp; color & b/w photographs. Paperback. Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy. When it opened in 1982, the Margaret Woodbury Strong Museum in Rochester NY focused on the history of American social & cultural development from 1820 to 1920 - the century that experienced the changes created by industrialism. This book features the museum's collections of dolls, toys, dollhouses & doll furniture, silver, glass, ceramics, furniture, Oriental arts, fine arts & crafts, textiles, household utensils, and books & paper ephemera.
Inventory number #014337