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Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$50.00


Progressive Atlanta : its hotels, golf courses & Enivrons
Atlanta: Southern Railway System, 1925

Quarto. [28] pp; full of b/w photographs. Illustrated stapled wrappers. VG, no marks or writing, lightly soiled, rusty staples. Progressive Atlanta: Buildings High and Handsome, Atlanta, Ga
Inventory number #014447



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$75.00

St. Clair, Augustus
The Lelands and American Hotels
Long Branch, NJ / Saratoga, NY: Self Published, 1877

7" x 4". 45 pp printed on one side only. Gray printed wraps. VG, a few light pencil notations on cover, else a clean, unmarked copy; covers show light soil, spine has small loss at base, and short tears. A tribute to the Leland family and hotels by the author, a frequent guest - "this family and business sketch, composed during his midsummer vacation, is respectfully dedicated to the memory of" the Lelands, past and present. St Clair wrote a guidebook to Rockaway and Rockaway Beach in 1880, with train schedules as well as detailed descriptions of hotels, and advertisements. No information about the author. LOC digitized its copy; no copies on OCLC.
Inventory number #014445



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$75.00

Worden, Helen
Discover New York with Helen Worden
NY: American Women's Voluntary Services, 1943

Octavo. 128 pp; b/w photos; index. Printed stiff card wrappers. VG, light rubbing to spine, minor soil, else a clean, unmarked copy. A guided tour of the New York City that entertained the men and women who served in World War II.
Inventory number #014444



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good+


Price:
$35.00

1930s French 'Essex' Art Deco Wallpaper Folding Brochure
Quelques Specimens de Papiers Peints de la Collection d'Art Essex
: Essex, n.d.

ca. 1930s. Six-panel brochure measuring 5.25" x 4.25" [folded]; 5.25" x 25.5" [unfolded]. VG, minor wear. A folding brochure of Art Deco wallpaper for various rooms of the house, illustrated with color plates of the rooms.
Inventory number #014443



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$60.00

Late 19th-C. Souvenir View Book
New York Views
Canton, OH: Joseph Biechele Soap Co., n.d.

9" x 5.5". Brown boards with gilt decoration & lettering. 14 pp of nicely printed panoramic views measuring 8.5" x 5.25", and opening to 8.5" x 52". Covers very good with mild to moderate wear to spine, edges lightly rubbed; contents clean with small loss to one image on last page, bottom of some folds starting to split; overall a nicely preserved copy. A banner in center of front cover reads "New York", surrounded by large gilt floral display; stamped in gilt near bottom, "Compliments of Joseph Biechele Soap Co., Canton, Ohio, Sole Manufacturer of the Celebrated Banner Soap." On back cover, "Mail Us 25 Outside Wrappers of Banner Soap and get this handsome Souvenir New York Views No. 72 Freeā€¦" Some of the scenes: Brooklyn Bridge; Trinity Church; New York Harbor; The Battery; City Hall Square and Park Row; The Tombs; Astor Library; Post Office; Grand Central Depot; St. Patrick's Cathedral; Union League Club; St Luke's Hospital; Jefferson Market Court House.
Inventory number #014442



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good+
Jacket: None


Price:
$185.00

Moats, Alice-Leone
No Nice Girl Swears
NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1933

First edition. Small octavo. x, 185 pp, printed on yellow paper. Silver cloth with blue lettered cover & spine, no jacket. VG+, a crisp, unmarked copy, minor wear to spine ends. An attractive copy of the scarce first edition. With a foreword by Edna Woolman Chase, editor in chief of Vogue magazine.
Inventory number #014441



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Fine
Jacket: None


Price:
$135.00

Barnes, Djuna
Greenwich Village As It Is
NY: Nadja Editions for The Phoenix Bookshop, 1978

Limited edition of 300 numbered copies. Brick cloth with spine label, without jacket as issued. Fine condition. Text of October 1916 Pearson's Magazine article, accompanied by original illustrations. Designed and printed at Nadja Editions. Not listed in standard bibliography. #48/300.
Inventory number #014439



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$25.00

Derval, M. Paul
Folies-Bergere Program, 1928
Paris: Folies-Bergere, 1928

Octavo. [36] pp; b/w photographs throughout, interspersed with advertisements. Illustrated stiff card covers. VG+, an unmarked copy; bright cover with wonderful art deco image of woman; was sealed with "Fumez les cigares Francais" seal in French on front, and in English on rear cover. It features the Folies-Bergere program for January 1928 - 'La Grande Folie' directed by Louis Lemarchand - with headshots of performers. Also interior and exterior photos of the Folies-Bergere, and centerfold spread of fourteen greyhounds at 'Les 18 Levriers de courses du chenil des Folies-Bergere.'
Inventory number #014438



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$40.00

Woodin, J.C.
Home Mechanics for Girls
Wichita, KS: McCormick-Mathers Publishing Co., 1938

Quarto. 121 pp; well-illustrated with b/w photos, drawings, and schematics. Stapled illustrated wraps. VG, a well-used copy with no markings in the text; covers have a couple spots covered with silver paint?, light wear to extremities. A useful book providing a practical course in household mechanics for girls in 29 sessions. They range from care & upkeep of furniture, upholstery, floors, plaster walls, screens, and door locks & hinges; electrical trouble shooting, of kitchen appliances, electrical cords; plumbing, hot water system, and lighting the home.
Inventory number #014437



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$20.00


Books for Magicians
: , n.d.

n.d., ca. 1950's. Slim octavo. 39 pp; one-color illustrations throughout. Illustrated paper wraps. VG+, a clean, unmarked copy; covers with minimal wear. This copy - Jack & Jill's Fun Shop, 32 Bromfield St, Boston, Mass, on street floor. Tricks - Jokes - Novelties.
Inventory number #014436



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$25.00

Menu
Children's Menu - New York Central
NY: New York Central Lines, 1949

Oblong octavo [5.5" x 8.5"]. Die-cut folding paper cardstock with 3 menus - breakfast, lunch, and dinner, ranging from 60 cents for breakfast to 95 cents for dinner. along with two poems about riding trains. Colorful blue, pink, and silver image of boy and girl riding train, with girl in cab and boy shoveling coal. Designed by Lloyd Coe.
Inventory number #014434



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Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$175.00

Cinqualbre, Olivier
Robert Mallet-Stevens: L'oeuvre Complete
Paris: Adagp, 2005

Square quarto. 237 pp; profuse b/w & color illustrations; biographies of collaborators; bibliography; index of names cited & index of projects & completed work. Text in French. Black printed laminated wrappers with orange lettering. VG, text is clean & unmarked; one corner of cover with gentle crease, not affecting text, hairline stripe of delamination from spine reaching short way onto rear cover; spine & 2-in. strip on rear cover sunned from orange to yellow. Published on the occasion of the exhibition Robert Mallet-Stevens, architecte (1886-1945), presented at Centre Pompidou, April 27-August 29, 2005. An extensive presentation of the architect's work that strongly marked the first half of the 20th century. The catalogue shows his many projects from 1911 to 1939, including his remarkable contributions to the Decorative Arts Exhibition of 1925 and the International Exhibition of Arts In 1937.
Inventory number #014429



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: New
Jacket: New


Price:
$20.00

King, Robert Arthur
Faces in Stone: Architectural Sculpture in New York City
NY: W.W. Norton, 2008

First edition. Oblong octavo. 144 pp; 250 b/w photographs. Cloth with dustjacket. Fine/Fine, a new, unused copy. A delightful collection of quirky faces and figures that appear on New York City buildings, most built during the years between the Civil War and World War I. Designed for entrances, around doorways, on cornices, and in lobbies, they include beautiful women's faces, frightening grotesques, and natural elements such as acanthus leaves, vines, and flowers.
Inventory number #014428



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


Price:
$20.00

Yang, John
Over the Door: The Ornamental Stonework of New York
NY: Princeton Architectural Press, 1995

First edition. Small octavo. 171 pp; profuse b/w photographs. Black cloth with embossed lettering on cover & spine in dustjacket. Near Fine/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; jacket shows minor scuffing.
Inventory number #014427



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


Price:
$75.00

Alpern, Andrew
Apartments for the Affluent: A Historical Survey of Buildings in New York
NY: McGraw-Hill, 1975

First edition. Quarto. 159 pp; more than 100 b/w photographs & floor plans; indices of addresses and names. Cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/VG, a clean, unmarked copy, unclipped jacket shows light edgewear. The author portrays more than seventy of Manhattan's most famous apartment houses, incl. the Dakota, the Dorilton, the Ansonia, Alwyn Court, London Terrace, and River House. All are illustrated with interior and exterior photos & detailed floor plans.
Inventory number #014426



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


Price:
$75.00

Dariaux, Genevieve Antoine [Inscribed]
Elegance: A Complete Guide for every Woman Who Wants to Be Well and Properly Dressed on All Occasions
Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1964

First edition. Octavo. 319 pp. Black cloth with gilt-lettered spine in dustjacket. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; unclipped jacket with a few short edge tears & light edgewear, small chip at top of spine, white portion of jacket toned. Inscribed by Dariaux. Madame Dariaux was the directice of Nina Ricci for many years. She had opened her own fashion house before going to Nina Ricci.
Inventory number #014425



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$15.00

Burket, Harriet, editor
House & Garden's Complete Guide to Creative Entertaining
NY: McGraw Hill, 1971

First edition. Quarto. 256 pp; profuse color & b/w photographs. Red cloth with gilt spine title, lacks jacket. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; spine ends starting to fray, spine a bit faded. A great look at 1950's and 1960's entertaining ideas, including table settings, basic party planning, children's parties and themed parties, outdoor & holiday parties, preparing the bar, menu planning and more.
Inventory number #014424



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


Price:
$25.00

Howell, Georgina
Vogue Women
NY: Thunder's Mouth Press, 2000

First edition. Quarto. 176 pp; profuse photographs, some in color; index. Cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; unclipped jacket with minor edgewear. Georgina Howell's review of the achievements of the key female icons of our times with over 120 of the finest photos from the Vogue archives.
Inventory number #014423



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


Price:
$50.00

Colwin, Laurie
Home Cooking
NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1988

First edition. Octavo. 193 pp; illustrated by Anna Shapiro. Cloth-backed hardcover with dustjacket. Near Fine/Near Fine, a crisp, unmarked copy; unclipped jacket with minimal wear to spine ends. Part memoir, part cookbook, and part one cook talking to another, this book is about the pleasures of discovering, cooking, and eating good, simple food.
Inventory number #014422



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


Price:
$40.00

Colwin, Laurie
More Home Cooking: A Writer Returns to the Kitchen
NY: HarperCollins, 1993

First edition. Octavo. 224 pp. Cloth-backed hardcover with dustjacket. Near Fine/Near Fine, a crisp, unmarked copy; unclipped jacket with no visible wear. Part memoir, part cookbook, and part one cook talking to another, this book is about the pleasures of discovering, cooking, and eating good, simple food.
Inventory number #014421