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Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$65.00

Clark, Judith
SPECTRES: When Fashion turns Back
London: Victoria & Albert Museum, 2005

First edition. Quarto. 167 pp; profusely illustrated in color & b/w. Black cloth-backed illustrated boards. Near Fine, a crisp, unmarked copy; covers clean with no wear. Published to coincide with the groundbreaking exhibition 'Malign Muses,' initiated by ModeMuseum, Antwerp, and later on view under the title 'Spectres' in the Victoria and Albert Museum's Contemporary Space. Details of historic dress and images of 19th-century fairground architecture lead into the work of contemporary designers such as Viktor & Rolf, Maison Martin Margiela, Veronique Branquinho, Hussein Chalayan, and others.
Inventory number #013653



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$35.00

Lynes, George Platt & Paul Radkai
The Ballet Theatre Annual: 1949-1950
NY: Ballet Theatre, 1949

First edition. Quarto. Not paginated. Profusely illustrated with b/w photographs & color illustrations. Illustrated wraps. VG, a clean unmarked copy; cover edges toned, spine split below bottom staple (2.5"), center spread detached but present. Cover by Vertes. Portraits by George Platt Lynes and Paul Radkai; performance photographs by Fred Fehl.
Inventory number #013648



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


Price:
$50.00

Hewitt, Mark Alan
THE ARCHITECT & THE AMERICAN COUNTRY HOUSE 1890-1940
New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1990

First edition. Quarto. xiii, 312 pp; 308 color & b/w illustrations; extensive bibliography. Cloth with dustjacket. Near fine in near fine jacket. Wealthy Americans began building opulent country estates in the late 1880s and continued for the next 50 years. The author explores the architects who designed these houses, the clients who commissioned them, and their historic significance. Architectural photographs by Richard Cheek.
Inventory number #013629



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$15.00

Jones, Chester
COLEFAX & FOWLER: The Best in English Interior Decoration
London: Barrie & Jenkins, 1989

First edition. Quarto. 224 pp; profuse color illustrations; glossary. Flowered chintz cloth. VG, a crisp, unmarked copy, covers show minor soil. The English design firm of Colefax & Fowler developed the English Country style, with floral chintzes, swagged and fringed curtains, and comfortable sofas. The founder, John Fowler, briefly partnered with Sibyl Colefax, and then had a long partnership with Nancy Lancaster.
Inventory number #013618



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


Price:
$125.00

Mongiardino, Renzo, edited by Fiorenzo Cattaneo
ROOMSCAPES: The Decorative Architecture of Renzo Mongiardino
NY: Rizzoli, 1993

First edition. Quarto. 208 pp; profusely illustrated with color photographs. Cloth with dustjacket. Fine/Near Fine, a crisp, unmarked copy; jacket has no tears, narrow, sunned strip at edge of spine, minor scuffing on front panel. The first monograph on the work of this renowned interior designer who had a dramatic, theatrical approach to design. He drew on sources that range from ancient Greek, Roman, and Etruscan artifacts to the work of Renaissance and baroque masters Michelangelo, Palladio, Bernini, and Borromini.
Inventory number #013616



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


Price:
$375.00

Lawford, Valentine. Introduction By Diana Vreeland
VOGUE'S BOOK OF HOUSES, GARDENS, PEOPLE
NY: Viking Press / A Studio Book, 1968

First edition. Quarto. 195 pp; color & b/w photographs by Horst. Cloth with dustjacket. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; price clipped jacket rubbed at spine ends - 0.5 in. at head of spine now mostly white rather than red; light edgewear, usual delamination issue. Features Madame Jacques Balsan; Mr & Mrs. Carter Burden, Jr; Miss Doris Duke; Mr. Henry Francis du Pont; Lord & Lady Eliot; Mrs. Charles Fuller; the Desmond Guinnesses; Horst's house on Long Island; Mrs. Nancy Lancaster; Marchese Emilio Pucci, Baron & Baroness Philippe de Rothschild; Duke & Duchess of Windsor and others.
Inventory number #013594



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket: None


Price:
$350.00

White, Gleeson, editor
PRACTICAL DESIGNING: A Handbook on the Preparation of Working Drawings
London: George Bell and Sons, 1893

First edition. Octavo. viii, 327 pp; [2] folded leaves of plates; b/w illustrations. Dark blue cloth decorated & lettered in gilt on cover and spine. Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy internally; the covers are clean & gilt bright; touch of rubbing to edge of backstrip on rear cover & two tiny red dots on rear cover. Binding design by Gleeson White. A stellar copy. Scarce.
Inventory number #013591



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket: None


Price:
$25.00

Kozloff, Max
Eva Hesse: Paintings from 1960 to 1964
NY: Robert Miller Gallery, 1992

First edition. Square quarto. Unpaginated; 20 color plates. Illustrated boards. Near Fine, a crisp, unmarked copy; corners lightly rubbed, one corner has small rub.
Inventory number #013530



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


Price:
$50.00

Hicks, David
DAVID HICKS Garden Design
London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1982

First edition. Quarto. 199 pp; loaded with b/w photographs. Cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/Near Fine, a fresh, unmarked copy in crisp jacket.
Inventory number #013525



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$15.00

Fifth Avenue Association
Fifty years on Fifth, 1907-1957
NY: Fifth Avenue Association, 1957

First edition. Quarto. vii, 162 pp; illustrated with b/w photographs; bibliography; index; section of ads. Paper-covered boards, illustrated endpapers. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; covers show light wear to extremities. Celebrating fifty years of the Fifth Avenue Association, the book is divided into three sections - History of Fifth, Fabulous Fifth, and Vistas from Fifth. It includes a list of the directors of the Fifth Ave Association in 1957.
Inventory number #013511



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


Price:
$20.00

Rae, Isobel
CHARLES CAMERON: Architect to the Court of Russia
London: Elek Books, 1971

First edition. Quarto. 111 pp; 32 b/w illustrations; bibliography; index. Cloth with gilt-lettered spine with dustjacket. VG/VG, small spot of tape residue on front flyleaf, else an unmarked copy; jacket shows moderate wear with small tear & creases to fore edge, top corner & spine ends lightly chipped. Illustrated biography of the Scottish architect who became the favorite designer of Catherine the Great.
Inventory number #013484



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


Price:
$35.00

Sillem, Anthony
The Barrow in Newport Court. A memoir of the rare book Trade
Hastings, East Sussex: Hungry Hornet Press, 2011

First edition. Octavo. xii, 154 pp. Black cloth with silver-lettered spine in dustjacket. VG/VG, gift inscription to bookseller Jack Nessel on front flyleaf, otherwise unmarked, binding tight; jacket shows minor waviness at top edge.
Inventory number #013473



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$20.00

Hillier, Bevis
ART DECO: The Minneapolis Institute of Arts July 8 - September 5, 1971
Minneapolis: Minneapolis Institute of Arts, 1971

First edition. Square octavo. 224 pp; 16 color plates, over 300 illustrations in b/w; bibliography. Paperback, patterned endpapers. A fine, unmarked copy, covers bright & glossy, light crease in center of spine. Comprehensive exhibition of the Art Deco period -- includes furniture, silver, ceramics, glass, paintings/drawings, books/bindings, posters, costumes, textiles, jewelry, architecture/interior design, plastics. Published by Minneapolis Institute of Arts, not E.P. Dutton.
Inventory number #013464



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$60.00

Paris. Centre Georges Pompidou. Catalog by Pontus Hulten et al.
Paris-Moscou, 1900-1930
Paris: Centre Georges Pompidou, 1979

First edition. Quarto. 580 pp; profuse b/w & color photographs; biographies & bibliographies. Text in French. Paperback. VG, rear corner of spine bumped, small edge tear, binding crack at pp 560, spine edge lightly rubbed, minor edgewear. No internal marks. Catalogue of an exhibition organized by the Ministry of Culture of the USSR and the Centre Georges Pompidou, and held at the Centre from May 31 to November 5, 1979.
Inventory number #013447



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


Price:
$60.00

Weill, Alain
PARISIAN FASHION: La Gazette du Bon Ton, 1912-1925
Paris: Bibliotheque de L'image, 2000

First edition. Small quarto. 189 pp, roughly 85 color illustrations. Text in English, French and German. Cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/Near Fine.
Inventory number #013443



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$20.00

Levi-Strauss, Monique, Frederique Delbecq & Madeleine Delpierre
La Mode du Chale Cachemire en France
Paris: Musee de La Mode et Du Costume, 1982

First edition. Octavo. 79 pp; 28 color & b/w illustrations; catalogue; bibliography. Text in French. Paperback.Near FIne, a clean, unmarked copy, tight binding, minor edgewear.
Inventory number #013422



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$150.00

Tracy, Berry B. & William H. Gerdts
CLASSICAL AMERICA 1815-1845: An Exhibition at The Newark Museum
Newark, NJ: Newark Museum, 1963

First edition. Quarto. 212 pp; 295 objects described, many with b/w photographs; bibliography. Cloth in very good+ condition. A crisp, unmarked copy; ;white covers arte clean & bright, spine a biy darkened. Major exhibition catalogue of American decorative and fine arts of this period, with many high-quality examples. Includes furniture, silver, ceramics, glass, wallpaper & textiles, lamps, stoves & clocks, as well as the fine arts.
Inventory number #013418



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


Price:
$15.00

Macknight, Nancy, ed.
DEAREST ANDREW: Letters from V. Sackville-West to Andrew Reiber 1951-1962
London: Michael Joseph, 1980

First edition. Octavo. 127 pp; illustrated with b/w photographs & drawings. Cloth with dustjacket. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; unclipped jacket lightly foxed on reverse, short closed tear at top edge, edge of front flap creased.
Inventory number #013417



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


Price:
$60.00

Oswald, Adrian
ENGLISH BROWN STONEWARE 1670-1900
London: Faber and Faber, 1982

First edition. Octavo. 308 pp; 9 color & 96 b/w plates, one map; glossary; bibliography; index. Cloth with dustjacket. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; price-clipped jacket has light edgewear, spine sl. faded.
Inventory number #013415



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


Price:
$30.00

Montgomery, Pauline
Indiana Coverlet Weavers and Their Coverlets
Indianapolis: Hoosier Heritage Press, 1974

First edition. Quarto. vii, 138 pp; 16 color plates & numerous b/w photographs; index. Blue cloth with gilt lettered cover & spine with dustjacket. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; jacket lightly rubbed and edgeworn. This is one of the first serious studies of jacquard coverlets; it is unique in its emphasis on the individual weavers,
Inventory number #013409