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Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$150.00

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KID GLOVE COLORS
New York: P. Centemeri & Co., n.d.

n.d. First Edition. 6.75" x 4.25" closed; four panels opening to 6.75" x 17.75.." Four panels of kid glove color swatches in accordion fold binding, with a total of 32 color swatches (8 per panel). VG, light edge wear, cover gilt a bit dull.
Inventory number #014190



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$75.00

Trade Catalogue
For Modern Homes, the Modern Sink
Kohler, WI: Kohler Co., 1926

First edition. Octavo. 23 pp; numerous b/w photographs. Illustrated stapled wraps. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; covers clean with minor wear. Cover title: "Now-The Kohler electric sink will wash the dishes." Kohler introduced its electric sink in 1926. From title page, "Dedicated to women who do their own work; to women who direct the work of others; to women who do the work of others."
Inventory number #014184



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$70.00

[Automotive] Buick Motor Company
Buick Valve-In-Head Motor Cars: Six Cylinder Open and Closed Models
Flint, MI: Buick Motor Company, 1920

First edition. Quarto. Unpaginated [32 pp]. Illustrated throughout in two-color process & b/w of motor cars and top down views into the passenger compartment. Illustrated stapled wraps. VG, internally clean and bright; covers have moderate rubbing & creasing.
Inventory number #014172



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Fine
Jacket: Fine


Price:
$20.00

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: 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: 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:
$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: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$20.00

Littlefield, Doris Bayley & Steven Brooke
VIZCAYA
Miami: Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, 1984

First edition. Octavo. 94 pp; profuse color photographs by Steven Brooke. Paperback. Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy. Vizcaya, the lavish estate on Miami's Biscayne Bay built by wealthy industrialist James Deering in the 1910's, featured a 70-room Italian baroque mansion, magnificent Italian Renaissance gardens, lagoons, canals, citrus groves, a farm village, and a yacht harbor. Originally 180 acres, the mansion and gardens today occupy 50 acres, and are open to the public.
Inventory number #013908



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


Price:
$30.00

Fox, Celina, ed.
London - World City : 1800-1840 [John Russell's copy]
New Haven, CT: Yale University Press / Museum of London, 1992

First edition. Quarto. 624 pp; profuse color & b/w illustrations. Cloth with dustjacket. VG/VG, clean, tight copy; "John Russell, 1992" inked on half title page, else unmarked; jacket has one closed tear at top edge, corners & top of spine lightly rubbed. Georgian London has been the subject of numerous books, but none like this. Prepared for an exhibition mounted in Essen, Germany, this book is an exhaustive overview of the material culture of London at that point in time. The book begins with 14 essays by major British scholars on aspects of urban life, from the Coronation of George IV to the rise of popular radicalism in political and economic thought. London nourished a wide variety of aspirations; its art, theater, and economic achievements in this 40-year span were notable. The remainder of this large work is devoted to the actual exhibition catalog.
Inventory number #013901



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


Price:
$50.00

Katzenbach, Lois & William
The Practical Book of American Wallpaper
Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1951

First edition. Quarto. ix, 142 pp; 12 samples of actual color wallpaper & over 100 b/w illustrations; index. Cloth with dustjacket. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; price-clipped jacket with small loss to spine ends, edges lightly rubbed & closed tear. The authors cover the recent history of wallpaper, the selection of patterns & colors, technical requirements, manufacturing processes, and wallpaper design. Katzenbach and Warren, founded in 1928 by William Katzenbach and Phelps Warren, pioneered in wallpaper manufacture and design.
Inventory number #013892



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


Price:
$100.00

Eudes, Georges
INTERIEURS MODERNES
Paris: Massin, 1958

First edition. Quarto. 136 pp; 24 color plates & 200 b/w illustrations. Test in French. Original green cloth with dustjacket. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy, tight binding; jacket with small loss at head of spine & one corner, 1.5" x 0.75" edge chip on back cover; light edgewear, spine lightly soiled. Full of photos of 50's interiors. The book includes interiors & furniture by Courtial, Jacques Dumond, Gustave Gautier, Klotz-Gilles, Leleu, Mategot, Maurandy, Mirabaud, Jacques Mottheau, M. Old, Pelletier, Prouve et Perriand, Ramos, Renou et Genisset, A. Richard, Jean Royere, Louis Sognot & others.
Inventory number #013862



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$25.00

Footner, Hulbert
NEW YORK City of Cities
Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1937

First edition. Octavo. 338 pp; 45 illustrations in aquatone from photographs by John J. Floherty; index. Illustrated endpapers. Silver cloth with black-lettered spine, lacks scarce jacket. VG, a clean, unmarked copy, front hinge starting to crack; spine ends with small loss, bottom boards rubbed through near spine, corner tips bumped. A photographic tour of the Big Apple during the 1930s, with images of a number of important buildings and landmarks, such as the Empire State Building and Wall Street.
Inventory number #013861



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$35.00

Kyoto Kokuritsu Kindai Bijutsukan
Evolution of Fashion 1835-1895 : Roman Isho Ten : Clothing that captured the imagination of Japan, the Impact of Romantic Clothing
Kyoto: Kyoto Costume Institute, 1980

First edition. Octavo. Unpaginated, illustrated with 73 color & b/w photographs. Text in Japanese & English. Paperback with deep flaps. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; short edge tear along spine on front cover, minor wear to extremities. Royal Costumes fold-out laid in. (4 illustrations plus text). Catalogue of an exhibition at the National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto, April 5 - June 1, 1980, in cooperation with Kyoto Costume Institute and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY.
Inventory number #013842



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$70.00

Van Pelt, John V.
Selected Monuments of French Gothic Architecture. One Hundred Plates
NY: Pencil Points, 1924

First edition. Quarto. [12], 213 pp; 100 plates of photographs & illustsations; index. Brown cloth-backed with tan paper-covered boards. VG, interior clean with no markings; corners lightly rubbed, bottom corners bumped, spine gilt no longer visible; covers relatively clean.
Inventory number #013836



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$50.00

Fashion Group International
NIGHT OF STARS. 11th Annual Fashion Show
NY: Fashion Group International, 1994

First edition. Quarto. 58 pp; profuse color & b/w illustrations. Tan paperback. Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy; covers unmarked, numbered ticket laid in. The 11th annual Night of Stars held by Fashion Group International honored Bernadine Morris, the chief fashion reporter for the New York Times. The evening featured a live fashion show by nine Paris haute couturiers : Oscar de la Renta for Balmain, Karl Lagerfeld for Chanel, Gianfranco Ferre for Christian Dior, Maurizio Galante, Hubert de Givenchy, Christian Lacroix, Emanuel Ungaro, Philippe Venet, and Gianni Versace. It features a 4-pp tribute to Bernadine Morris by Bill Cunningham, tributes by the nine Paris haute couturiers, and others.
Inventory number #013663



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: Near Fine
Jacket: Near Fine


Price:
$95.00

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