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Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$25.00

Fontana, Oskar Maurus
Die Turme des Beg Begouja
Wien: Osterreichische Buchgemeinschaft, 1946

Austrian Book Club edition. Large octavo. 102 pp; b/w drawings by Alfred Kubin. Text in German. Illustrated paper-covered boards with gilt-lettered cloth spine. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; cover clean with no edge wear. One of the most successful books of the first post-war years in Austria.
Inventory number #014295



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
: Corvina, 1978

First edition. Quarto. 22 pp; color illustrations by Anna Lesznai. Illustrated laminated boards. VG, a clearn unmarked copy.
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: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$15.00

Schiller, Friedrich
Avanturen des Neuen Telemachs, Oder, Leben und Exfertionen Koerners
Stuttgart: Deutsche Verlags-Anstalt, 1955

Quarto. Unpaginated ++Published on the 150th anniversary of the death of Friedrich Schiller. the epilogue was written by Hermann Seyboth
Inventory number #014291



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$20.00

Bodenheim, Nelly
ABC: de hond gaat mee, de kat blijft 't huis, piep zei de muis in 't Voorhuis
Leiden: A.W. Sijthoff, 1970

Reprint. Oblong octavo. Black & whie drawings by Nelly Bodenheim. Cream paper-covered boards. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; covers lightly soiled. First published in 1917. Nelly Bodenheim or Johanna Cornelia Hermana Bodenheim (27 May 1874 - 7 January 1951) was a Dutch illustrator known for her silhouettes. Title: "ABC: The dog goes along, the cat stays at home, peep said the mouse in the front house."
Inventory number #014290



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$275.00

Tietjens, Eunice & Janet Tietjens
The Jaw-Breaker's Alphabet
NY: Albert & Charles Boni, 1930

Oblong quarto. Unpaginated, wonderful b/w art deco illustrations of dinosaurs throughout. Illustrated paper-covered boards. Edges of boards moderately rubbed, front hinge tender. Alphabet stories in verse of extinct creatures by Eunice Tietjens (1884-1944) and her daughter Janet (1907-1990). Illustrations by Hermann Post.
Inventory number #014289



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$475.00

[Trade Catalogue] 1940's Furniture
Album of Photographs, Grosfeld House, 320 East 47th St, NY, NY
NY: Grosfeld House, 1942

Oblong quarto 8.5" H x 12" W. Hundreds of b/w plates in cloth-covered loose-leaf binder iwth gilt lettering on cover. VG, plates are clean & unmarked; cloth on binder spine is darkened & starting to chip but still solid. A rare catalog of this highly collectible furniture line. The catalog has sections for living rooms, bedrooms, dining rooms, and glassics. "Registered No. 426" is stamped inside the front cover. Grosfeld has stores in Chicago and Los Angeles. Includes Confidential Net Wholesale Price List, dated March 1, 1942.
Inventory number #014288



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$650.00

Barres, Maurice
Un Jardin sur l'Oronte
Paris: Javal et Bourdeaux, 1927

Limited edition, #109/490 copies on velin d'Arches paper. Small folio. 123 pp; illustrated with 17 watercolors, including frontispiece, by Andre Suréda, engraved on wood by Robert Dill, and decorated by the artist's headbands, initials, motifs and culs-de-lampe in black and gold. A fine copy in wraps in near fine chemise with sunned spine & lightly split at bottom. Paper-covered slipcase is VG, with one split corner extending mid way down spine. An extravagant and beautifully illustrated edition of this classic. Between travel diary and geopoetic introspection, this is a story about Maurice Barres' passion for the Orient: exoticism, poetry, spirituality, anecdotes.
Inventory number #014287



Binding:
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$40.00

Menu
Farewell Dinner - Home Lines. Italia, Saturday, January 6, 1961
: Home Lines, 1961

12" x 8.5". [4] pp; die-cut cover with watercolor drawing on cover, menu on p 3. Menu from Sun-Way Cruises New Year's Holiday Cruise for Saturday, January 6, 1961.
Inventory number #014286



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$36.00

Dobson, Meade C., Editor
Long Island : The Sunrise Homeland
NY: The Long Island Association, 1944

Thirteenth edition. Small quarto. 160 pp; illustrated with b/w photographs. Dark blue paperback with orange lettering and outline of Long Island on cover, blue & orange spine lettering. VG, closed tear at base of spine, light edgewear w/small corner loss, and light soil to back cover. This is an island-wide survey of boroughs, counties, cities, towns, villages and communities, published by the Long Island Association before the end of World War II.
Inventory number #014284



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$30.00

Towne, Charles Hanson
This New York of Mine
NY: Cosmopolitan Book Corp., 1931

First edition. Octavo. 289 pp; 4 b/w photographs incl. frontispiece. Quarter black cloth with gold & silver foil front panel with black lettering. VG, a clean, unmarked copy internally; vertical stripes on front panel rubbed, spine ends lightly rubbed - spine label is missing.
Inventory number #014283



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$35.00

Trade Catalogue
Beals McCarthy & Rogers. Steel, Industrial Supplies
Buffalo, NY: Beals, McCarthy & Rogers, 1948

Quarto. xxxvi, 572 pp; full of b/w illustrations throughout; plus occasional two-color advertisements bound in of products distributed by Beals, McCarthy & Rogers. Red pebble cloth with gilt stamped lettering on cover & spine. VG, some light soiling to edges of text block, former owner name on front free endpaper else a solid, tight copy; spine gilt dull, one ding to bottom edge. A comprehensive catalogue featuring a wide range of tools - bolts, dies, drills, grinders, gauges, jacks, rivets, saws, screwdrivers, valves, wrenches, etc. from major manufacturers.
Inventory number #014282



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$135.00

Zachman, Eugene C.
The New Municipal Auditorium Kansas City, Mo.
Kansas City, MO: NP, 1936

First edition. 14" H x 10.75" W. [32] pp; profusely illustrated with b/w photographs with silver border designs. Cream card stock with pictorial image of flag poles above entrance, heightened with silver. Four-page floor plan of the structure is laid in. VG condition - a clean, unmarked copy; covers bright, with light edge chipping at top & bottom edges. A wonderfully designed Art Deco booklet to honor a majestic art deco auditorium.
Inventory number #014280



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$45.00

American Face Brick Association
THE STORY OF BRICK: The Permanence, Beauty, and Economy of the Face Brick House
Chicago: American Face Brick Assoc, 1922

Third edition. Octavo. 55 pp; contains one color plate & numerous b/w photographs. Pictorial card covers. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; covers bright with minimal edgewear. A well illustrated pamphlet full of b/w photos of brick houses of the period, including the work of Grosvenor Atterbury, Carrere & Hastings, Myron Hunt, Janssen & Abbott, Wilson Eyre; Duhring, Okie & Ziegler, and many more.
Inventory number #014279



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: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$65.00

Trade Catalogue
SEARS presents the finest, most beautiful line of kitchen equipment to fit all Budgets
Chicago: Sears, Roebuck and Co., 1940

Oblong quarto. [12] pp; b/w drawings throughout. Illustrated staples wrappers. VG, covers show light soil, minor edgewear, gentle crease. This catalog features a complete new line of modern cabinet sinks, with b/w illustrations, dimensions, and possible lay outs depending on shape of the kitchen.
Inventory number #014277



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$45.00

Goodhue, Ruth, managing editor
The Architectural Forum May 1942: War Housing
NY: Architectural Forum, 1942

Volume 76, Number 5. Quarto. text pp 261-348, 116 pp advertisements; profuse b/w illustrations - photographs, floor plans, and diagrams. Illustrated paperback. VG+ a clean, unmarked copy, light edgewear. The focus of this issue is war housing, "The defense housing shown in this issue is a cross section of the best produced in the past year. Articles include "Planning War Housing" by housing pioneers Hill-Hoover-Heckler-Kohankie, of Pittsburgh; "San Diego with more defense houses than any other U.S, city"; "War Housing Projects," a 60-pp illustrated survey of new projects with numerous examples of differing approaches to war housing. Also an article on remodeling old houses for war housing.
Inventory number #014276



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: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: Very Good


Price:
$25.00

Lessard, Suzannah
The Architect of Desire: Beauty and Danger in the Stanford White Family
NY: Dial Press, 1996

Second printing. Octavo. 334 pp; b/w illustrations; b/w photos. Cloth-backed boards with dustjacket. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; bottom front corner lightly bumped, unclipped jacket with no creases or tears. The author is the oldest of Stanford White's great-granddaughters.
Inventory number #014274