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Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: New
Jacket: New


Price:
$60.00

Soros, Susan Weber, ed.
E.W. GODWIN: Aesthetic Movement Architect and Designer
New Haven, CT: Yale University Press / Bard Graduate Center for the Studies in the Decorative Arts, 1999

Quarto. 431 pp; full of color & b/w illustrations; chronology; exhibition checklist; bibliography; index. Cloth with dustjacket. Fine/Fine, a new, unused copy. One of the great figures in 19th-century English architecture and design, E. W. Godwin (1833-1886) began his career as an architect, later turned to furniture design and decoration, and finally focused on Victorian theater, assuming the roles of costume designer, designer-manager, and critic. Catalog of an exhibition held at the Bard Graduate Center from November 1999, to February 2000.
Inventory number #010141



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


Price:
$20.00

Rense, Paige, ed.
HISTORIC INTERIORS: The Worlds of Architectural Digest
Los Angeles: Knapp Press, 1979

First edition. Quarto. 160 pp; profusely illustrated with color photographs. Hardcover with dustjacket. Near Fine/VG, clean, unmarked copy; unclipped jacket has several short edge tears, tiny hole & small abrasion to jacket spine. The book features historic interiors all over the world, including Winston Churchill's studio, Marie Antoinette's bedroom, Sagamore Hill, and Gabriele D'Annunzio's villa Il Vittoriale.
Inventory number #009985



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


Price:
$9.50

Clark, Sally
HOUSE BEAUTIFUL: Details
NY: Hearst Books, 1996

Quarto. 144 pp; profuse color photographs. Cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; unclipped jacket has small loss at base of spine.
Inventory number #009945



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: New
Jacket: New


Price:
$10.00

Madden, Chris Casson, Carolyn Schultz & Nancy E. Hill
Chris Casson Madden's New American Living Rooms
NY: Clarkson Potter, 2003

Quarto. 224 pp; full of color photographs. Hardcover with dustjacket. Fine/Fine, a crisp, new copy with no markings; unclipped jacket is crisp, with no tears.
Inventory number #009848



Binding: Half-Leather
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$50.00

Reynolds, Grace
DECORATING YOUR HOME: Where to Start, What to Do, How to Do it
NY: Bigelow-Sanford Carpet Co., 1930

Second edition. Quarto. 63 pp; color frontispiece, color & b/w illustrations by Carl Heck. Dark green marbled boards with gilt-lettered cover and spine. VG. Small chip at top of spine, bottom of spine & corners lightly rubbed; cover gilt bright, interior clean & unmarked.
Inventory number #009756



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


Price:
$25.00

Garey, Carol Cooper
HOUSE BEAUTIFUL DECORATING STYLE
NY: Hearst Books, 1992

First edition. Quarto. 223 pp; full of color photographs; directory of designers & architects. Cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/Near Fine
Inventory number #009704



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


Price:
$30.00

Todd, Pamela
BLOOMSBURY AT HOME
NY: Harry N. Abrams, 2000

Quarto. 192 pp; fully illustrated in color; bibliography; index. Cloth with dj. VG/VG+. Minor wear to dj. Pamela Todd recreates life among the Bloomsbury set - their complicated and interlocking lives, their surprising successes and hilarious failures at keeping house- through diaries and letters, family photos and memorabilia, precious archive material and affectionate recollections from staff and friends, to give a fascinating perspective on Bloomsbury at home.
Inventory number #009653



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$50.00

Conway, Hazel
ERNEST RACE
London: Design Council, 1982

Square octavo. 80 pp; 124 b/w illustrations; bibliography. Paperback. Near fine copy. Ernest Race is best known for the furniture that he designed for the 1951 Festival of Britain, particularly the Antelope and Springbok chairs. He trained as an interior designer and practiced in both textile and furniture design, his career spanning from the mid-1930s to the early 1960s. Most of Race's furniture designs belong to the 1950s. This book examines Race's contribution to design in the context of the periods in which he was working, and to understand the most important factors inspiring his designs.
Inventory number #009606



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


Price:
$20.00

Bradford, Barbara Taylor
LUXURY DESIGNS FOR APARTMENT LIVING
Garden City: Doubleday, 1981

Quarto. 344 pp; illustrated throughout with color and b/w photographs. Cloth in unclipped dustjacket. Near fine in near fine dustjacket, small closed tear to top edge of jacket front panel. Decorating concepts for condominiums, co-ops, garden apartments, and townhouses.
Inventory number #009588



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$10.00

Dutton, Ralph
THE ENGLISH INTERIOR 1500 to 1900
London: B.T. Batsford, 1948

First edition. Octavo. viii, 192 pp; 171 color & b/w illustrations, plans & drawings in the text; index. Cloth. VG. Lacking dustjacket. Small pull to crown of spine. Dutton denotes the four centuries covered as Continental Influence (1500-1625), Florescence of Design (1625-1710), Age of Splendour (1710-1820), and the Decay of Taste (1820-1900)
Inventory number #009458



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


Price:
$25.00

Beng, Tan Hock
INDONESIAN ACCENTS : Architecture, Interior Design, Art
NY: Visual Reference Publications, 1999

Square quarto. 216 pp; profusely illustrated with color & b/w photographs; bibliography. Cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/VG
Inventory number #009277



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


Price:
$15.00

Sweeney, John A.
THE TREASURE HOUSE OF EARLY AMERICAN ROOMS
NY: Bonanza, 1978

Reprint. Quarto. 179 pp; profusely illustrated in color and b/w; index. Cloth with unclipped dustjacket. Near fine in near fine jacket. The rooms, furniture and objects are from Winterthur collections. 17th - 19th century decorative arts are well represented.
Inventory number #009166



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


Price:
$70.00

Beard, Geoffrey
GEORGIAN CRAFTSMEN AND THEIR WORK
London: Country Life, 1966

First edition. Quarto. 207 pp; 123 b/w illustrations; appendices; bibliography; index. Cloth with dustjacket. Very good in very good dj. Trace edgewear to jacket and minor toning to page edges. Close to near fine.
Inventory number #009160



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: New
Jacket: New


Price:
$65.00

Lewis, Adam
THE GREAT LADY DECORATORS: The Women Who Defined Interior Design, 1870-1955
NY: Rizzoli, 2010

Quarto. 287 pp; color photographs throughout; bibliography; index. Cloth with dustjacket. Fine/Fine, a new unused copy. In 1904, Elsie de Wolfe was given a contract to design the interiors of NYC's Colony Club. This success launched de Wolfe's career and the entire field of professional interior decoration. Soon other women followed, known collectively (for their privileged backgrounds) as the Lady Decorators. This book focuses on the extraordinary, glamorous interiors of these influential designers, as well as their decorating theory and maxims, from Rose Cumming to Nancy Lancaster. They include Dorothy Draper, Elsie Cobb Wilson, Ruby Ross Wood, Frances Elkins, Eleanor Brown, Sister Parish, Syrie Maugham, and Madeleine Castaing.
Inventory number #009062



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: Good


Price:
$20.00

Dutton, Ralph
THE ENGLISH INTERIOR 1500 to 1900
London: B.T. Batsford, 1948

First edition. Octavo. viii, 192 pp; 171 color & b/w illustrations, plans & drawings in the text; index. Cloth with pictorial dustjacket. VG in G+ to VG- jacket. Dustjacket has long split at front hinge and a small lateral closed tear to the spine, spine ends lightly chipped with a slight bit of edgewear to corners. Close inspection reveals these defects but otherwise the jacket looks nice and complete. Dutton denotes the four centuries covered as Continental Influence (1500-1625), Florescence of Design (1625-1710), Age of Splendour (1710-1820), and the Decay of Taste (1820-1900)
Inventory number #008984



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$40.00


AMERICAN FABRICS Number Eight, 4th Quarter 1948
NY: Reporter Publications, 1948

Folio. 155 pp; color & b/w illustrations; fabric samples tipped in; advertisers index. Paperback. VG Trade periodical. Articles in this issue include: the MMA collection of textiles, using apparel woolens in interior design, chinchilla, Christopher Marlowe, moths, block-printed cottons of Jouy, hand-weaving part I of III.
Inventory number #008776



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


Price:
$40.00

Trocme, Suzanne
INFLUENTIAL INTERIORS
NY: Clarkson Potter, 1999

First American edition. Quarto. 192 pp; full of color photographs; directory; bibliography. Cloth with dj. Near Fine/Near Fine. The author chronicles the most significant people, styles, and moments of the 20th century. She selected 38 key interior designers, including Jacques Garcia, Albert Hadley, Andree Putman, Peter Marino, Alberto Pinto, Nancy Lancaster, Syrie Maugham, Madeleine Castaing, and many others.
Inventory number #008772



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


Price:
$30.00

Pool, Mary Jane
20TH CENTURY DECORATING, ARCHITECTURE & GARDENS : 80 Years of Ideas & Pleasure from House & Garden
NY: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1980

First edition. Quarto. 320 pp; profusely illustrated in b/w & some in color; index. Hardcover with dustjacket. Near Fine/Near Fine, 1/2-in. chip at top of jacket spine & short tear & crease at top edge on back panel. A decade-by-decade look at the most important developments in interior design, architecture and gardens as they first appeared in the pages of House & Garden magazine.
Inventory number #008734



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


Price:
$75.00

Gere, Charlotte
NINETEENTH-CENTURY DECORATION: The Art of the Interior
NY: Harry N. Abrams, 1989

Large square quarto. 408 pp; profusely illustrated; biographical index; bibliography; index. Cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/Near Fine. The author, a noted expert on 19th-century decorative arts, takes a detailed look at the design and decoration of domestic interiors in Europe and America.
Inventory number #008710



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$35.00

Parsons, Frank Alvah
INTERIOR DECORATION: Its Principles and Practice
NY: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1915

First edition. Octavo. xiv, 284 pp; numerous b/w photographs; index. Original dark green cloth, top edge gilt. VG, minor wear to cloth binding, gilt spine title dulled, back hinge cracked but holding. In 1904, arts educator Frank Alvah Parsons joined the New York School of Art. Six years later, he became its sole director. Recognizing Parson's profound impact on American life, the school was renamed Parsons School of Design in 1941.
Inventory number #008628