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Binding: Full-Leather
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$150.00

Lunsingh Scheurleer, Theodoor Herman
PIERRE GOLE, Ebeniste de Louis XIV
Dijon: Editions Faton, 2005

Quarto. 281 pp; profuse color photographs; index. Bound in full leather in slipcase. Text in French. #67 of 220 copies in full leather, top edge gilt. Near Fine in Near Fine slipcase, a clean, unmarked copy.
Inventory number #013144



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


Price:
$150.00

Pallot, Bill G.B
L'ART DU SIEGE AU XVIII SIECLE EN FRANCE
Paris: ACR-Gismondi, 1987

Quarto. 332 pp; profusely illustrated in color & b/w; biographies of French chair makers 1730-1775; bibliography; index. Text in French. Cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy; jacket glossy with no tears, spine lightly sunned. The definitive book on the French chair in the 18th century.
Inventory number #013068



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good-


Price:
$65.00

Trade Catalogue
LAWN FURNITURE
South Paris, ME: Paris Manufacturing Co., 1947

Sixteenmo. [12] pp; 9 b/w photographs. Stapled wraps with color illustrated covers. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; spine lightly rubbed. This small catalog features two folding recliner chairs, four folding chairs, and two stools. Includes model number, type of finish, and weight for each item.
Inventory number #013024



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$125.00

Brown, Henry Collins & Clara Brown Lyman
Book of Home Building and Decoration: Prepared in cooperation with and under the direction of the leading manufacturers of the Country
Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Page & Co., 1912

Quarto. 200 pp; [28] pp of illustrated advertisements; color frontispiece & numerous color & b/w illustrations. Color pictorial cloth. VG, a clean, unmarked copy, minor rubbing to corners & spine ends; rear hinge cracked but holding; stamped cover image clean & bright with mild rubbing to image but not lettering. Decorative designs by Franklin Edward Bittner.
Inventory number #012950



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$150.00

Newcomb, Rexford
THE SPANISH HOUSE FOR AMERICA: Its Design, Furnishing, and Garden
Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1927

First edition. Quarto. 164 pp; color frontispiece with tissue guard, 97 b/w photographs of Spanish houses and their architectural details, some floor plans; bibliography. Original pictorial cloth. VG+, a clean, unmarked copy, covers clean & bright, minor wear to base of spine & bottom edge. Newcomb discusses the many features of Spanish houses, including the courtyard and patio, materials used, exterior walls, roofs, doorways, windows and window treatments, balconies, galleries, colonnades, arches, arcades & pergolas, exterior & interior stairways, furniture, etc. Architects whose work is illustrated include Myron Hunt, Wallace Neff, George Washington Smith, and others.
Inventory number #012836



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$95.00

Kenny, Peter M., Frances Gruber Safford & Gilbert T. Vincent
AMERICAN KASTEN: The Dutch-Style Cupboards of New York and New Jersey, 1650-1800
NY: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1991

First edition. Quarto. 80 pp; b/w & color photographs; catalogue of 19 items; appendices; glossary; bibliography. Paperback. Near Fine, a crisp, clean, unmarked copy. Published in conjunction with an exhibition of the same name held January 19 to April 7, 1991. In America kasten were made exclusively in the Dutch cultural areas of New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut in the period from the mid-17th century to the first quarter of the 19th century. The American kast is a large, freestanding wooden cupboard or wardrobe, generally with two doors.
Inventory number #012739



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$30.00

Gasc, Nadine & Gerard Mabille
THE NISSIM DE CAMONDO MUSEUM
Paris: Musees et Monuments De France, 1997

Quarto. 125 pp; profuse color photographs; bibliography; index. Paperback. Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy with just minor scuffs to back cover. A catalog of the house museum created by Moise de Camondo in memory of his son Nissim who was killed in WWI. Camondo filled the museum with high-quality French 18th century furnishings.
Inventory number #012618



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$50.00

Ader Tajan
A.A. RATEAU. Collection d'un Amateur. 19 Decembre 1994
Paris: Ader Tajan, 1994

Quarto. [42] pp; profuse color photographs. Paperback, a clean, unmarked copy; foredge a bit sunned else VG. A single-owner sale of furniture, lamps and decorative objects by A.A. Rateau, a gifted French designer of the 1920's and 30's.
Inventory number #012617



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


Price:
$45.00

Wilhide, Elizabeth
SIR EDWIN LUTYENS: Designing in the English Tradition
London: Pavilion, 2000

First edition. Quarto. 192 pp with 121 color & b/w illustrations; bibliography; index. Cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy; unclippd jacket has no wear. The first book to focus solely on the brilliant but often neglected interiors and furniture of the great British architect Sir Edwin Landseer Lutyens (1869-1944).
Inventory number #012608



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good+


Price:
$175.00

Fairbanks, Jonathan L. & Robert F. Trent
NEW ENGLAND BEGINS: The Seventeenth Century
Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 1982

First edition. Three volumes. Quarto. xxviii, 1-94, 95-360, 381-575 pp. 504 objects illustrated, with some in color. Three-volume set in illustrated paper wraps. Some light corner bumping of one cover and several pages, spines lightly rubbed, else in VG+ condition. Informative catalogue of this ground-breaking exhibition sponsored by the MFA, Boston, that took a comprehensive look at New England in the early years of settlement up to 1700.
Inventory number #012234



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$95.00

Pettorelli, Arturo
IL BRONZO E IL RAME Nell'Arte Decorativa Italiana
Milan: Ulrico Hoepli, 1926

Large quarto. 314 pp; 225 b/w photographic plates with 385 images; bibliography; index. Text in Italian. Original gilt-stamped green cloth. Ex private library copy: call no. on spine, bookplate on front free endpaper, library pocket on rear pastedown. VG, light fraying at top & bottom of spine, corners rubbed. An illustrated survey of the use of bronze and copper in Italian decorative art from Roman times to the early 20th century. It includes many architectural details, incl. fences, gates, doors, and door hardware, as well as lighting, furniture mounts, clocks, urns, etc.
Inventory number #012217



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


Price:
$40.00

Ostergard, Derek E., editor
Bent Wood and Metal Furniture 1850-1946
NY: American Federation of Arts, 1987

First edition. Oblong Quarto. xvi, 366 pp; profuse b/w photographs; bibliography; index. Cloth with dustjacket. VG/VG, an unmarked copy, binding tight, page edges lightly toned; unclipped jacket hs minimal wear to spine ends, edges toned on reverse. Exhibition catalogue with 119 objects fully described with b/w photos.
Inventory number #012201



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$125.00

Crispolti, Enrico
Mobili di Fabio de Sanctis e Ugo Sterpini
Rome: Officina Undici, 1963

First edition. Quarto. Unpaginated. Full of color photographs and b/w drawings. Text in Italian, English, French & German. Illustrated boards. VG, lamination on boards lightly crazed, edges rubbed. A bit musty. Limited edition - #1788/2000 copies. Catalogo n. 1, 1963-64
Inventory number #012102



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Fine


Price:
$75.00

Nakashima, George
THE SOUL OF A TREE: A Woodworker's Reflections
NY: Kodansha International, 1988

First paperback edition. Quarto. 221 pp; profuse color & b/w photographs and line drawings; bibliography; glossary of terms. Paperback with dustjacket. A fine, unused copy with no markings.
Inventory number #012089



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$20.00

State University of New York
MASTER CRAFTSMEN: An Invitational Exhibition
Binghamton: University Art Gallery, 1971

Octavo. 36 pp; 32 b/w photographs of works in the text. Paperback. Very good to near fine, covers lightly soiled, paper clip impression to top edge. Includes furniture by Wendell Castle and Jack Lebowitz.
Inventory number #011841



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$20.00

Koch, Alexander
Innen-Dekoration. Die gesamte Wohnungskunst in Bild und Wort. Juli 1922, XXXIII. Jahrgang
Darmstadt: Verlagsanstalt Alexander Koch, 1922

Quarto. unpaginated; b/w illustrations and ads. Text in German. Paperback. VG, cover edges are worn. Complete
Inventory number #011612



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$20.00

Koch, Alexander
Innen-Dekoration. Die gesamte Wohnungskunst in Bild und Wort. Mai 1922, XXXIII. Jahrgang
Darmstadt: Verlagsanstalt Alexander Koch, 1922

Quarto. unpaginated; b/w illustrations and ads. Text in German. Paperback. VG cover edges are worn, complete.
Inventory number #011611



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$20.00

Koch, Alexander
Innen-Dekoration. Die gesamte Wohnungskunst in Bild und Wort. April 1922, XXXIII. Jahrgang
Darmstadt: Verlagsanstalt Alexander Koch, 1922

Quarto. 163 pp; b/w illustrations and ads. Text in German. Paperback. G+ cover edges are worn, text block splitting, complete.
Inventory number #011610



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Fine
Jacket: None


Price:
$50.00

Grunow, Evelise
HUGO FRANCA: The Story of the Tree
NY: R 20th Century Gallery, 2008

Quarto. Unpaginated. Full of color & b/w photographs. Text in English and Portuguese. Tan linen cloth with brown lettering. Fine, a clean, unmarked copy. The work of the Brazilian designer-maker Hugo Franca, who repurposes hardwood from fallen Pequi trees in Bahia, Brazil, and fashions them into monumental furniture and sculptural works that call to mind George Nakashima, Constantin Brancusi, Isamu Noguchi and Henry Moore in equal parts. This volume presents 20 finished tables, benches and objects alongside documentary photographs of Hugo Franca and his work team as they locate, cut and transport the wood to his studio. Published to accompany Franca's 2008 exhibition at R 20th Century Gallery in New York, it also contains a short essay by Brazilian scholar Evelise Grunow.
Inventory number #011483



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Fine


Price:
$27.00

Brohan, Torsten & Thomas Berg
AVANTGARDE DESIGN 1880-1930
Koln: Benedikt Taschen, 1994

Quarto. 176 pp; full of color & b/w photographs; biographies; bibliography; index. Text in English, French & German. Paperback. Fine, a clean, unmarked copy, no cover wear. This book features the earliest pioneers of 20th-century design, the development of avant-garde design from 1880 to 1930. It contains almost 200 originals from the collection of the Dusseldorf art dealer and collector, Torsten Brohan. They include the MT8 table-lamps by Wilhelm Wagenfeld and tubular steel furniture by Marcel Breuer.
Inventory number #011476