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


Price:
$25.00

Bracken, Peg
The I Hate to Cook Book
NY: Harcourt, Brace & World, 1960

Octavo. xii, 176 pp; drawings by Hilary Knight. light gray cloth with teal-lettered spine & image of author's head and chef's hat on front cover in dustjacket. VG+/VG, price-clipped jacket, small loss to bottom edge of both front & rear panels, spine ends & corners lightly chipped
Inventory number #014512



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


Price:
$475.00

Horst. Edited by George Davis, Preface by M. Agha
Horst. Photographs of a Decade
NY: J.J. Augustin Publishers, 1944

First edition. Quarto. 133 pp, nearly all full-page b/w photographs. Original cloth with scarce dustjacket. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy, binding firm; price-clipped jacket has small loss at top of spine & corners with a few tape repairs on the reverse of jacket. Horst's first book and uncommon in jacket.
Inventory number #014506



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$350.00

Codman, Ogden
LA LEOPOLDA: A Description
Paris: N.R. Money, 1987

Small folio. Unpaginated [23] pp; b/w photographs. White paper-covered boards. VG+, a clean, unmarked copy; covers clean with minor soil. Originally published in 1939. Ogden Codman designed La Leopolda in Villefranche-sur-Mer, France
Inventory number #014505



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


Price:
$75.00

Nicolai-Mazery, Christiane De
The Finest Houses of Paris
NY: Vendome Press, 2000

Quarto. 205 pp; fully illustrated in color; bibliography. Cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/Near Fine. A wonderful inside look at some of the grandest homes in Paris, including Baron Guy de Rothschild's home in the Hotel Lambert, and Hubert de Givenchy's home on the left bank. The book is full of history, decoration, furniture, and the art of living.
Inventory number #014503



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Fine


Price:
$75.00

Birchfield, James D.
Kentucky Countess: Mona Bismarck in Art & Fashion
Lexington: University of Kentucky Art Museum, 1997

Quarto. 76 pp; color frontispiece by Dali; many b/w photographs by Cecil Beaton, including a portfolio of five full-page photos circa 1930. Paperback. Fine, a bright, clean copy with no former owner marks; covers with no wear. Published in conjunction with an exhibition at the University of Kentucky Art Museum, April 13 - June 15, 1997.
Inventory number #014502



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$20.00

Dane, Marie-Claude, Serge Lifar & Boris Kochno
Hommage a Diaghilew. Collections Boris Kochno et Serge Lifar: Musee Galleria, Juin-September 1972
Paris: Musee Galliera, 1972

Octavo. [27] pp; several b/w illustrations. Text in French. Color illustrated stapled cover. VG, interior clean & bright with no former owner marks; cover edges toned, bottom edge of covers & text pp gently creased, small triangular tear at bottom edge of front cover. The catalog lists 331 items, including paintings & watercolors of set designs & costumes by a range of artists; autographs & manuscripts, prints & posters; personal souvenirs, and photographs.
Inventory number #014499



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Fine
Jacket: Fine


Price:
$30.00

Erwitt, Elliott
Museum Watching
London: Phaidon Press, 1999

First edition. Small quarto. 159 pp; high-quality b/w photographs throughout; index. Gray cloth with yellow-lettered spine with dustjacket. Fine/Fine, a crisp, unmarked copy; jacket with no visible wear.
Inventory number #014497



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$35.00

Peden, Charles
Newsreel Man
Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran & Company, 1932

First edition. Small quarto. 126 pp plus 40 pp containing b/w images. Pictorial yellow cloth, lacking dustjacket. VG copy, toning to edges of prelims, else pp clean & bright, tiny bookstore label affixed to rear pastedown; binding tight, covers show light soil & black background of spine lightly rubbed. Charles Peden's memoirs of his early years as a newsreel camera man in the late 1920's. The book ends with the Lindbergh kidnapping but his book deadline occurs before the baby is found.
Inventory number #014494



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$275.00

Hardwood Products Company
Sample Catalogue - Wood Utensils
Mayville, MI / Guilford, ME: Hardwood Products Company, 1936

First edition. Oblong quarto. 8 leaves, one detached, filled with actual samples of wood utensils: picnic spoons, ice cream sticks, appetizer forks & hy-ball spoons. Price List, dated 1936, laid in. Pictorial cover image of moose on bank of river on stiff card covers, bound with two brads. VG+, all samples present - one wooden stick lacks one holding strap. Covers are clean & bright, minor crease. All in all, a rare surviving sample book. OCLC locates one copy - 1939 with 11 leaves - at Winterthur
Inventory number #014493



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$150.00

F.A. Whitney Carriage Company
Chronicles of a Baby Carriage
Leominster, MA: F.A. Whitney Carriage Company, 1923

First edition. Quarto. 47 well-illustrated pp on high-quality stoc, b/w illustrations throughout; title page lettered in red and black. Illustrated tan cloth. VG condition, light soil to covers. An uncommon book published in honor of the F.A. Whitney Carriage Company's 65th anniversary. OCLC locates several copies.
Inventory number #014492



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


Price:
$35.00

Stillman, Damie
THE DECORATIVE WORK OF ROBERT ADAM
NY: Transatlantic Arts, 1966

First American edition. Octavo. viii, 119 pp; color frontispiece plus 173 b/w plates; bibliography; index. Blue cloth with gilt-lettered spine in dustjacket. Near Fine/VG, an unmarked, crisp copy; unclipped jacket has one closed edge tear on front cover, light chipping to spine ends, light soil.
Inventory number #014487



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


Price:
$25.00

Procter, Mary & William Matuszeski
Gritty Cities: A Second Look at Allentown, Bethlehem, Bridgeport, Hoboken, Lancaster, Norwich, Paterson, Reading, Trenton, Troy, Waterbury, Wilmington
Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1978

Quarto. ix, 276 pp; numerous b/w illustrations; selected bibliography; index. Cloth with dustjacket. VG/VG, a clean, tight copy; jacket edges lightly chipped.
Inventory number #014486



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$150.00

Waterman, Thomas Tileston & John A. Barrows
Domestic Colonial Architecture of Tidewater Virginia
Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 1947

Folio. xvii, 191 pp; illustrations, elevations, full size details of portfolios [13 plates], list of brick sizes, comparison of outline plans, glossary, index. Gilt-titled green cloth. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; slight dampstain at lower corner of front cover with corresponding waviness to text block pages, cover gilt dull, spine gilt obscured. This copy has been inscribed by Waterman for "Eppes & Bill Fahnestock, to mark the day that work was started on the restoration of Readbourne. Thomas T. Waterman, Corsica House, May 7, 1947." This book was originally in published in 1932.
Inventory number #014484



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Fine
Jacket: Near Fine


Price:
$40.00

Cederlund, Johan
Classical Swedish Architecture and Interiors 1650-1840
NY: W.W. Norton, 2006

First edition. Quarto. 270 pp; profuse color illustrations, floor plans; notes; glossary of selected terms; index. Cloth with dustjacket. Fine/Near Fine, a new, unused copy; unclipped jacket with minor surface wear.
Inventory number #014483



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$15.00

National Trust
Ham House, Surrey
London: National Trust, 1995

Octavo. 80 pp; color & b/w illustrations; bibliography; index. Paperback. Near Fine, an unmarked copy; tiny nick at base of spine, else no wear. One of the great Stuart country houses stands only ten miles from the center of London. Ham House still contains much of the lavish decoration, furniture and pictures commissioned by Elizabeth Dysart.
Inventory number #014481



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$30.00

Economakis, Richard, ed.
Quinlan Terry: Selected Works. Architectural Monographs No. 27
London: Academy Editions, 1993

Quarto. 143 pp; profuse color photographs, floor plans, elevations; list of buildings & projects. Paperback with flaps. VG, a clean copy, no marking inside; covers lightly scuffed, one corner & rear cover gently creased. Among the buildings featured in this monograph are the Regents Park villas; Paternoster Square; Richmond House, Cambridge; Brentwood Cathedral; and three state rooms at No. 10 Downing St.
Inventory number #014478



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$35.00

Wauters, Arthur
Eve en Salopette [Eve in Overalls]
Paris: Bureau d'Information Anglo-Americain, 1943

Octavo. 39 pp. numerous b/w photographs. Text in French. Printed stapled wrappers. VG, spine gently rubbed, rear cover shows light soil. Translation of Eve in Overalls, a booklet by Arthur Wauters on the roles played by British women during World War II.
Inventory number #014475



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$30.00

Graves, Michael
Le Corbusier: Selected Drawings
NY: Rizzoli, 1981

First American edition. Quarto. 143 pp; 21 color & over 200 b/w illustrations; list of drawings. Paperback. VG, an unmarked, tight copy; covers with light wear, one corner gently bumped. The book presents twenty of Le Corbusier's buildings and projects with several examples of each from thumb-nail sketches to working drawings. The buildings range from the private houses and apartments of the 1920s to the monumental schemes for Chandigarh in the 1950s and 1960s.
Inventory number #014474



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


Price:
$45.00

Bacon, Mardges
John McAndrew's Modernist Vision: From the Vassar College Art Library to the Museum of Modern Art in New York
Hudson, NY: Princeton Architectural Press, 2018

First edition. Small quarto. 190 pp; 16 pp of color photographs, numerous b/w & color illustrations; a complete list of exhibitions held at the Vassar College Art Gallery, 1923-1940. Hardcover with dustjacket. Fine/Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy, faint paperclip impression on 1st few pp, bottom corners gently bumped; unclipped jacket with no visible wear.
Inventory number #014473



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$50.00

B.W. Payne & Sons
High Speed Corliss Steam Engines
Elmira, NY: B.W. Payne & Sons, 1887

Oblong octavo. 24 pp; b/w illustrations. Green printed stapled wraps with black lettering. VG, unmarked copy; base of spine bumped, short tear at bottom edge of front cover. Not in OCLC
Inventory number #014472