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


Price:
$75.00

de Rothschild, Pauline
THE IRRATIONAL JOURNEY
NY: Harcourt, Brace & World, 1967

First edition. Octavo. 118 pp; Cloth-backed boards with dustjacket. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; jacket price clipped & spine ends chipped, 1-in. tear at top edge of jacket & corners lightly rubbed, tiny tear at edge of backstrip. Author photo by Cecil Beaton on back cover of jacket. Tale of a visit to Russia in midwinter by the Baron and Baroness de Rothschild - chosen "because of all seasons it is the most Russian."
Inventory number #014087



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Fine


Price:
$24.00

Roberts, Sam, ed.
America's Mayor : John V. Lindsay and the Reinvention of New York
NY: Museum of the City of New York, Columbia University Press, 2010

First edition. Quarto. 247 pp; fully illustrated with b/w & a few color photographs; index. Paperback. Fine, a new, unused copy. Laid in: Typed Letter to Mrs. Janet Ross, The Arthur Ross Foundation; reprint of NYTimes review of exhibition; and May/June 2010 program from the Museum of the City of New York.
Inventory number #014063



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


Price:
$25.00

Lees-Milne, James
The Bachelor Duke : William Spencer Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire 1790-1858
London: John Murray, 1991

First edition. Octavo. viii, 234 pp, with 25 b/w illustrations on 12 pp; bibliography; index. Cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/Near Fine, a crisp, unmarked copy, tiny bump to top corners; unclipped jacket with no wear. An inveterate host and indefatigable traveler, the Duke was also one of the greatest collectors of his age. He transformed Chatsworth into a palace of spectacular grandeur.
Inventory number #014062



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Fine
Jacket: Near Fine


Price:
$50.00

Hilderbrand, Gary R., editor [Presentation copy]
Making a Landscape of Continuity : The Practice of Innocenti & Webel
Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Graduate School of Design, 1997

First edition. Quarto. 128 pp; numerous color & b/w illustrations incl. two fold-out color plans of Italian villas; chronology; selected commissions, 1931-1996; bibliography. Dark green cloth with embossed lettering on cover & spine with dustjacket. Fine/Near Fine, a clean copy, unmarked except for inscription at bottom of title page; jacket bright & crisp, minimal rubbing at base of spine. Presentation copy to Arthur & Janet Ross, "To Mr. and Mrs. Ross, with great appreciation for your support. Gary Hilderbrand."
Inventory number #014061



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Fine
Jacket: Fine


Price:
$30.00

Heilbrun, Margaret, editor
INVENTING THE SKYLINE: The Architecture of Cass Gilbert
NY: Columbia University Press, 2000

First edition. Quarto. 306 pp; 13 color plates, numerous b/w photographs, sketches, elevations, and plans; index. Hardcover with dustjacket. Fine/Fine, a crisp, unmarked copy; jacket bright with no wear. Published in conjunction with exhibition at New York Historical Society, NY, NY, held September 12, 2000 to January 21, 2001. The exhibition examines some of the most celebrated structures of American architect Cass Gilbert (1859-1934) from conceptual sketches through completion. They include the Woolworth Building, the U.S. Custom House at Bowling Green, and the U.S. Army Supply Base in Brooklyn. Essays by four major Gilbert scholars - Sharon Irish, Mary Beth Betts, Barbara S. Christen, and Gail Fenske.
Inventory number #014060



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Fine
Jacket: Near Fine


Price:
$100.00

Rogers, Elizabeth Barlow, Elizabeth S. Eustis & John Bidwell
REBUILDING CENTRAL PARK: A Management and Restoration Plan
Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 1987

First edition. Quarto. 160 pp; illustrated throughout with b/w photos, plans, and drawings, some in color. Cloth with unclipped dustjacket. Fine/Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy; jacket lightly chipped at spine ends, minor edge wear. The details of one of the most ambitious restoration projects in NYC history that set the precedent for the restoration of parks everywhere.
Inventory number #014058



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$30.00

Wills, Royal Barry
LIVING ON THE LEVEL: One-Story Houses
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1954

First edition. Quarto. 120 pp; illustrated throughout with sketches & floor plans. Pictorial paperback. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; spine missing top 2 in. of backstrip, top corner bumped, light edgewear, covers lightly soiled. Royal Barry Wills presents contemporary houses ranging from 900 to 2500 sq ft that have some traditionalist features. The first half of the book is devoted to help in designing a house that is livable as well as economical.
Inventory number #014056



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


Price:
$25.00

Newman, Bruce M. & Alastair Duncan
FANTASY FURNITURE
NY: Rizzoli, 1989

First edition. Quarto. 199 pp; profuse color photographs; bibliography. Cloth with dustjacket. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; jacket has short tear & creasing at head of spine & top corner, rear cover lightly scuffed. A well-illustrated study of unusual and exotic furniture produced in Europe, the U.S., and the Far East during the 19th and 20th centuries. Among the examples included are Grotto, Black Forest, Grotesque, Mythological, Horn and Antler, and Belle Epoque styles. Afterword by Leo Lerman.
Inventory number #014050



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$25.00

Trade Catalogue
Chamberlin Details for Wood Sash and Doors
Detroit: Chamberlin Metal Weather Strip Co., 1927

First edition. Catalogue A.I.A. File No. 19e14. Quarto. 50 pp; full of measured drawings, cross sections & specifications. Paperback, staples removed, loose sheets. Good+, edges lightly damped.
Inventory number #014018



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$40.00

Ponderosa Pine Woodwork
Your Key to Convenience, Comfort and Charm with Beautiful, Enduring Ponderosa Pine Woodwork
Chicago, IL: Ponderosa Pine Woodwork, 1941

First edition. Quarto. 31 pp; numerous b/w photographs, plans, and elevations. Stapled wraps. VG, a clean, unmarked copy. A well-illustrated catalog showing the use of Ponderosa pine for doors, frames, windows, and woodwork in all rooms of the house from living room to bathroom. Ponderosa Pine Woodwork is a trade association. List of members tipped in.
Inventory number #014017



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: 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: Near Fine
Jacket: Near Fine


Price:
$15.00

Berg, Scott W.
Grand Avenues: The Story of the French Visionary Who Designed Washington, D.C.
NY: Pantheon Books, 2007

First edition. Octavo. xii, 336 pp; b/w illustrations; notes; bibliography; index. Cloth-backed boards with dustjacket. Near Fine/Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy; unclipped jacket
Inventory number #013945



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$30.00

Pittsburgh, PA
The Spotlight : Hotel Roosevelt
Pittsburgh: Publications International, 1951

First edition. Quarto. [58] pp; profuse b/w illustrations, including advertisements. Illustrated board covers with plastic comb binding. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; covers in good shape. The Hotel Roosevelt, built in 1927 at the corner of Penn Ave & Sixth St in Pittsburgh, PA is now the Roosevelt Arms Apartments. This book for guests at the Hotel Roosevelt (named for Theodore Roosevelt) provides a great guide to Pittsburgh in 1951-52 - maps, things to do, local industries, etc.
Inventory number #013932



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$20.00

Sotheby & Co.
Thirty Renaissance Jewels and Works of Art from the collection of the late Arturo Lopez-Willshaw
London: Sotheby & Co., 1970

First edition. Octavo. 61 pp containing 30 lots illustrated with color & b/w photographs. Paperback with jacket. Near Fine/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; jacket shows minor soil. Auction held on October 13, 1970.
Inventory number #013924



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$30.00

Mills, John
Carpets in Paintings
London: National Gallery, 1983

First edition. Octavo. 56 pp; illustrated with 35 b/w plates; bibliography; list of plates, plus 4-pp pamphlet laid in. Paperback. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; corners bumped. Catalogue of an exhibition held at the National Gallery, London, June 1 - July 24, 1983.
Inventory number #013922



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$20.00

Arrizoli-Clementel, Pierre et al
Toiles de Nantes des XVIIIe et XIXe siecles : 9 decembre 1977-29 janvier 1978, Musee de l'impression sur Etoffes de Mulhouse
Mulhouse: Musee de l'Impression sur Etoffes, 1977

First edition. Octavo. 159 pp; two color & profuse b/w illustrations; bibliography. Text in French. Paperback. Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy; slight toning to edges of back cover. Exhibition catalogue featuring 129 examples of 18th & 19th century printed textiles of Nantes.
Inventory number #013921



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


Price:
$50.00

Montgomery, Florence M. [Signed]
Printed Textiles : English and American Cottons and Linens 1700-1850
NY: Viking Press, 1970

First edition. Quarto. 379 pp; 30 color & 428 b/w illustrations; bibliography; index. Cloth with dustjacket. VG/VG, remains of removed label on front flyleaf, tiny rubbed spot on front pastedown, one corner gently bumped, barely affecting pp; clipped jacket has small chip at top of spine. Signed by Montgomery on the title page. This important reference features more than 400 examples of printed textiles from the Winterthur Museum collection.
Inventory number #013920



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


Price:
$75.00

Sirat, Jacques & Francoise Siriex
Tapis Francais du XXe Siecle : de l'art Nouveau aux Creations Contemporaines
Paris: Editions de l'Amateur, 1993

First edition. Quarto. 237 pp; color illustrations throughout; bibliography. Text in French. Cloth with dustjacket. VG/Near Fine, small loss at top edge of pp 121-132 else a near fine copy; jacket has no visible wear. A well-illustrated chronological survey of 20th century of French carpets, including Art Nouveau, Art Deco, as well as paquebots.
Inventory number #013919



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


Price:
$35.00

Lees-Milne, James
The Bachelor Duke : William Spencer Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire 1790-1858
London: John Murray, 1991

First edition. Octavo. viii, 234 pp, with 25 b/w illustrations on 12 pp; bibliography; index. Cloth with dustjacket. Newspaper clipping of Lees-Milne obituary laid in. VG/VG, a small stamped star on front free endpaper, else a fresh, unmarked copy; unclipped jacket with short edge tear at top edge of front cover, minor wear at two corners. An inveterate host and indefatigable traveller, the Duke was also one of the greatest collectors of his age. He transformed Chatsworth into a palace of spectacular grandeur.
Inventory number #013915