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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: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: Very Good


Price:
$65.00

Williams-Ellis, Clough [Signed]
Architect Errant: The Autobiography of Clough Williams-Ellis
London: Constable, 1971

First edition. Octavo. 291 pp; b/w photographs, appendix: list of buildings designed; index. Original brown cloth with gilt-lettered spine in dustjacket. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy, small dent to bottom edge of front board; unclipped jacket in great shape with tiny rub to bottom edge. Signed by author on title page. This autobiography details the author's struggles, his professional triumphs and disappointments and comments on architectural attitudes at the turn of the century.
Inventory number #013847



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: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good+
Jacket: None


Price:
$75.00

Stowell, Kenneth Kingsley
MODERNIZING BUILDINGS FOR PROFIT
NY: Prentice Hall, 1935

First edition. Large quarto. xiv, 231 pp; profuse b/w photographs, floor plans, diagrams; index. Red-stamped black cloth. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; corners bumped.
Inventory number #013789



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$25.00

Hagstrom
Welcome to New York: A New General Information and Picture Guide
NY: Hagstrom Company, 1960

First edition. Octavo. 96 pp plus fold-out color subway map. Illustrated with 208 b/w photographs (multiple images per page), 87 pen and ink drawings, 10 sectional maps. Spiral-bound illustrated card covers. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; corners are delaminating a bit.
Inventory number #013677



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: Very Good
Jacket: Very Good


Price:
$100.00

Beaton, Cecil
THE GLASS OF FASHION
Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, 1954

First edition (stated). Octavo. 397 pp; numerous pen and ink drawings by the author; index. Publisher's black cloth with dustjacket. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy, back cover lightly rubbed; unclipped jacket has minor edge wear, long closed (mostly) tear at top edge of front panel adjacent to spine.
Inventory number #013662



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: 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



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: 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:
$30.00

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: 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: 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