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Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$15.00

Roberton, George (photos)
A Souvenir Album of Sevres from the Royal Collection
London: Reserved to H.M. The Queen, 1989

Octavo. 46 pp; profuse color photographs. Illustrated paperback. Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy, covers with minor shelfwear. The Royal collection was largely formed by King George IV from 1783 to 1829. The pieces range from soft-paste and hard-paste porcelain, useful wares as well as ornamental vases, and pot-pourri vases. He collected the unusual and the rare, exotic and extravagant pieces.
Inventory number #013979



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$25.00

Phillips of Hitchin (Antiques) Ltd.
Patent Metamorphic Furniture 1780-1830
Hitchin, Hertfordshire: Phillips of Hitchin, 1978

Oblong octavo. [16] pp; profuse b/w photographs. Printed stiff card covers. Near Fine, a new, used copy. Exhibition catalogue of patent, campaigning, invalid and mechanical furniture, to illustrate the impact of the Industrial Revolution upon the design of English furniture. Held at the firm, July 3-29, 1978.
Inventory number #013978



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$25.00

Wallace, Alexander
THE HEATHER in Lore, Lyric and Lay
NY: A.T. De La Mare Printing and Publishing Co., 1903

First printing. Small octavo. 245 pp; color frontis & numerous b/w illustrations. Brown cloth with gilt titles and design. VG, a clean, unmarked copy, top edge a bit dusty; cover gilt bright, slightly darkened spine, minimal edge wear.
Inventory number #013977



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


Price:
$15.00

Eaton, Walter Prichard
WILD GARDENS OF NEW ENGLAND
Boston: W.A. Wilde Co., 1936

First edition. Octavo. 124 pp; illustrated by several b/w photographs; appendix on wild flower preservation. Dark blue cloth with jacket. VG, a clean, unmarked copy, cover gilt bright, spine gilt a bit dull; jacket with light edge wear, toned spine.
Inventory number #013976



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$30.00

Clute, Willard Nelson
The Fern-Collector's Guide : Where to Find and how to Name the Ferns
NY: Frederick A. Stokes, 1902

Slim octavo. 61 pp; illustrated by William W. Stilson; checklist of the ferns of Northeastern America. Green cloth with black-lettered cover. VG, a clean, unmarked copy, minimal wear to spine ends. This pocket-sized identification guide reprints the illustrated key to the genera of ferns from the author's more comprehensive work, "Our Ferns in Their Haunts." Perfect for taking into the field. Uncommon.
Inventory number #013975



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


Price:
$15.00

Shewell-Cooer, W.E.
The A.B.C. of the Greenhouse
London: English Universities Press, 1951

Fourth impression. Octavo. 328 pp; 4 color, 9 b/w photos, and numerous line drawings. Bright green cloth with dustjacket. VG/VG, an unmarked copy with scattered faint foxing on front & rear endpapers & edges of text block; price-clipped jacket with light edgewear, inside of jacket with faint foxing.
Inventory number #013974



Binding: Softcover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$25.00

Tilton, George Henry
The Fern Lover's Companion: A Guide for the Northeastern States and Canada
Melrose, MA: Self Published, 1922

First edition. Small octavo. 239 pp; profuse illustrations. Dark green flexible covers with gilt lettered cover & spine. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; spine lettering faded & cover lettering rubbed.
Inventory number #013973



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$40.00

Dallas, Ellen M. & Caroline A. Burgin
Among the Mushrooms: A Guide for Beginners
NY: Drexel Biddle, 1900

First edition. Octavo. xi, 175 pp; color frontispiece, 1 color & 9 b/w illustrations; appendix. Pictorial cloth. VG+, a clean, unmarked copy, front & rear free endpapers toned; covers remarkably clean & bright with minimal edge wear.
Inventory number #013972



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: New


Price:
$35.00

Fiell, Charlotte & Peter, ed.
DECORATIVE ART 1920s : A Source Book
NY: Taschen, 2000

Quarto. 575 pp; thousands of b/w & color illustrations; index. Text in English/German/French. Flexible binding. A new, unused copy with no wear. This is a well-illustrated survey of the innovations of interior design and architecture in the 1920s.
Inventory number #013971



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: New
Jacket: New


Price:
$30.00

Parsons, Bret
COLCORD: Home
Los Angeles: Angel City Press, 2008

Quarto. 160 pp; profuse color photographs. Hardcover w/jacket. The first monograph on Beverly Hills-based residential architect Gerard R. Colcord (1900-1984), who created a significant architectural legacy of more than 300 residential estates in southern California between 1924 & 1984. He designed in a variety of architectural vernaculars, ranging from Tudor, Country French, Hollywood Regency, Spanish Hacienda, Monterey Colonial, to contemporary.
Inventory number #013970



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$20.00

Sotheby's
To Arms! Uniforms, Painted Knapsacks, Canteens, Hat Plates and Other Related Militia Accoutrements from the Private Collection of William H. Guthman. January 19, 2003
NY: Sotheby's, 2003

Quarto. 212 pp; 351 lots illustrated with color photographs; bibliography. Paperback. Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy; covers show minor wear. The January 19, 2003 sale from the collection of William H. Guthman. A remarkable American militia collection from 18th and early 19th centuries. Many of the objects came directly from the families in which they had descended.
Inventory number #013969



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$20.00

Christie's
IMPORTANT 20TH CENTURY DECORATIVE ART & DESIGN. June, 9. 2005
NY: Christie's, 2005

Quarto. 153 pp; 185 lots, illustrated with color photographs, index. Paperback. Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy with no wear. Includes property from the collection of Dakis Joannou, with essay by Philippe Garner. Primarily French furniture, lighting, carpets & other objects by J. Adnet, Andre Arbus, Jean Dunand, Maurice Dufrene, Lalique, Leleu, Carlo Mollino, Alexandre Noll, Charlotte Perriand, E. Printz, Jean Royere, Ruhlmann, Sue et Mare, and many others. Also three items by Frank Lloyd Wright, including the Bogk House carpet (1916-18).
Inventory number #013968



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$20.00

Christie's
IMPORTANT 20TH CENTURY DESIGN. May 26. 2005
London: Christie's, 2005

Quarto. 153 pp; 196 lots, illustrated with color photographs. Paperback. Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy with no wear. Includes property from the estate of Gordon House, including a collection of Liberty & Co. silver, pewter, and relevant drawings, the majority designed by Archibald Knox, and others. Many pieces of furniture, lighting, and textiles by designers including E.W. Godwin, Josef Hoffmann, Otto Wagner, Fontana Arte, Gio Ponti, Alvar Aalto, Arne Jacobsen, Tapio Wirkkala, Marcel Breuer, Le Corbusier, Pierre Chareau, Jacques Adnet, Serge Mouille, Charles & Ray Eames, Marc Newson, Ron Arad, and many others.
Inventory number #013967



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$125.00

Ritcher, A.A. & H. I. Eiler
A Monograph of the Work of Ritcher & Eiler Architects, Reading, PA
Reading, PA: Ritcher, A.A. & H. I. Eiler, 1924

First edition. Folio (13" x 10"). Not paginated, fully illustrated with b/w photos of exteriors & interiors, buildings printed on recto only, advertisements printed on both sides. Original printed wrappers with yapp edges. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; cover edges & spine have small tears & chips, 1.5" chip at base of spine. This monograph features many of the firm's buildings, including banks in Reading, Easton, and Lebanon, PA, churches in Allentown, East Stroudsburg, Hanover, Johnstown, Lancaster, Logan, Reading, Sunbury, Tamaqua, and Wyomissing, PA. Also residences in Lebanon, Reading, Springmont, Stouds Ferry Bridge, and Wyomissing, PA.
Inventory number #013963



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$25.00

Mackie, B. Allan
Building with Logs
Prince George, British Columbi: Self Published, 1976

Fifth edition. Oblong folio (9.5" x 12.5"). 76 pp; numerous b/w diagrams, measured drawings & plans, b/w photos. Illustrated card covers with comb binding. VG, a clean, unmarked copy, residue from removal of price label on title page, covers show light edgewear. A detailed guide to building a log cabin, from financing, designing, selecting & preparing logs, to fireplaces, wiring, and finishing touches. OCLC locates 38 editions published between 1971 and 2001.
Inventory number #013962



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$35.00

Steinman, D.B.
BRIDGES
NY: D.B. Steinman, 1947

First edition. Small folio. 22 pp; b/w photographs; partial list of bridges built by Steinman. Illustrated wraps. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; covers lightly creased, light edgewear. David Barnard Steinman (1887-1960) designed more than 400 bridges world-wide, including Thailand, England, Portugal, Italy, Brazil, Haiti, Puerto Rico, Canada, Korea, Iraq and Pakistan. Many were in the New York city area, including the Henry Hudson, George Washington, Triborough, Bronx-Whitestone, and Marine Parkway bridges. The Hell Gate Arch Bridge (1911-1917) over the East River represents a triumph of modern engineering. This monograph features fourteen bridges.
Inventory number #013961



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$15.00

May, Ralph
Among Old Portsmouth Houses
Boston: Self-published, 1946

Octavo. 39 pp plus 10 pp of b/w photographs. Stiff card covers. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; a few tiny brown spots on front cover, minor soiling along edges. Inscribed by author on half-title page.
Inventory number #013959



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$15.00

Downs, Joseph
The Greek Revival in the United States. A Special Loan Exhibition
NY: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1943

Quarto (10" x 7.5"). [48] pp; 67 b/w photographs. Illustrated stapled wraps. VG, a clean, unmarked copy internally; covers show light soil. Catalogue of an early loan exhibition with b/w photos of 67 items ranging from drawings & photos of buildings & architectural details, paintings, sculpture, furniture, porcelain vases, cast-iron stove, lighting, etc.
Inventory number #013958



Binding: Softcover
Condition: Good+


Price:
$15.00

Schneider, Norman H.
Wiring Houses for the Electric Light with special reference to Low Voltage Battery Systems
NY / London: Spon & Chamberlain / E. & F.N. Spon, Ltd., 1924

Second edition revised & enlarged. Twelvemo (7" x 5"). viii, 112 pp; 9 plates, 45 figures. Paperback. Good+, an unmarked copy; acidic cover with edge chips, spine torn in several places, top corner of last 30 pp creased, light soil. The Model Library series, No. 33.
Inventory number #013957



Binding: Softcover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$15.00

Kelsey, Charles B.
Furniture: Its Selection and Use. 18th report of the National Committee on Wood Utilization
Washington, DC: United States Government Printing Office, 1931

Octavo. 115 pp; 48 diagrams & b/w photographs; glossary of furniture terms. Paperback. VG, an unmarked copy; covers toned with light edgewear, small loss at spine ends.
Inventory number #013956