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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: 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:
$125.00

Omaha Steel Works
Ornamental Iron for the Home
Omaha, NE: Omaha Steel Works, 1910

First edition. Octavo. 24 pp; b/w photographs throughout. B/w illustrated stiff card covers bound with brads. VG, a clean unmarked copy; covers show light wear.
Inventory number #014471



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$125.00

A.S. Aloe Company
Catalogue and Price List of Civil Engineers' and Surveyors' Instruments Architects' and Draughtsmen's Materials and Supplies
St. Louis, MO: A.S. Aloe Company, 1910

Twenty first edition. Octavo. 382 pp; illustrated throughout with b/w drawings of instruments. Discount sheet laid in. Red cloth-covered card cover with black embossed lettering on spine and cover. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; cover extremities lightly rubbed, cloth soiled. The catalogue features a full range of engineering instruments and drawing materials, from drawing paper, surveying instruments, hand levels, compasses, barometer, odometer, tape measures, a wide selection of drawing instruments from different manufacturers, slide rules, T squares, drawing tables, erasers, etc. Two copies of this edition on OCLC but no other editions.
Inventory number #014470



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$175.00

Centre de recherches sur les monuments Historiques
Rampes d'Escaliers en Fer Forge
Paris: Ministere de la culture, Direction du Patrimoine, 1985

Two volumes. Oblong quarto. Text in French. Volume 1: [3] pp text; 70 measured drawings, occasional b/w photo of existing staircase; Volume 2: [4] pp text; 114 measured drawings; occasional b/w photo of existing staircase; partial bibliography. Near Fine, both volumes clean & unmarked; spine ends show minor rubbing. Both volumes list location, original date and designer. Volume 1 covers second half of 17th century & beginning of 18th c; Volume 2 covers 18th c. and beginning of 19th c. A useful reference; uncommon in the market. 6 copies on OCLC, none in USA.
Inventory number #014469



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$50.00

Lederfajn, Aaron & Xavier Lenormand
1930: Quand le Meuble Devient Sculpture
Paris: Le Louvre des Antiquaires, 1981

Quarto. [120] pp; profuse b/w photographs showing 173 items. Text in French. Paperback. VG, a clean, unmarked copy, cover edges slightly yellowed.
Inventory number #014461



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$1800.00

Trade Catalogue
Elevator Cars, Elevator Entrances: Catalogue no. 56
Cleveland: W.S. Tyler Company, 1927

Quarto. 195 pp; about half of which are color & b/w plates that each face a page of diagrams with descriptive details. Included are 5 pages of mounted specimens - 32 samples of various interior finishes (marbling, wood grain) and 32 color chips. There are 8 metal plaques inset in rear cover showing the available finishes. Black cloth with gilt lettering on cover & spine. VG, fore edge of pp 7-8 has old tape repair, touch of foxing; edges of binding lightly worn. This trade catalogue has beautiful color plates of elegant entrances and lush elevator cars.
Inventory number #014456



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$20.00

Reprint - The American Home
Log Cabins - Several Articles
Garden City, NY: Country Life - American Home Corp., 1933

Folio (12.25" x 9.5"). [16] pp; full of b/w photos and floor plans. Stapled sheets. Very Good+, former owner name on first page, else unmarked; center horizontal fold with slight splitting at fold on some pp. Features five articles from issues of The American Home dating 1930, 1931, 1932, 1933.
Inventory number #014455



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$35.00

Runyon, Damon
Dancing Dan's Christmas
n.p.: Gianettino & Meredith Advertising, 1984

Twelvemo. 21 pp; photographic illus by william wagner. Plain maroon wrappers s in illustrated dustjacket. Near Fine/VG, light spots on rear cover of jacket. Signed on title page by Sheldon Abend, 12/25/86. Published as a Christmas greeting by Gianettino & Meredith Advertising. The story 'Dancing Dan's Christmas' was first published in the 1932 Holiday issue of Collier's Magazine.
Inventory number #014453



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


Price:
$150.00

Kuper, Marijke & Ida van Zijl
Gerrit Th. Rietveld 1888-1964: L'Oeuvre Complet
Utrecht: Centraal Museum, 1992

First edition. Square quarto. 396 pp; profuse b/w & color illustrations. Text in French. Cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy; jacket spine sunned else Near Fine. Published on the occasion of a retrospective exhibition of Rietveld's work in Utrecht, Holland, and which later traveled to both Paris and New York. This catalog provides an overview of both furniture, interiors, graphic design and jewelry. It contains six texts by Rietveld himself, an extensive bibliography and a list of important biographical details. Catalogue raisonne.
Inventory number #014449



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$35.00

Worden, Helen
Discover New York with Helen Worden
NY: American Women's Voluntary Services, 1943

Octavo. 128 pp; b/w photos; index. Printed stiff card wrappers. VG, light rubbing to spine, minor soil, else a clean, unmarked copy. A guided tour of the New York City that entertained the men and women who served in World War II.
Inventory number #014444



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$60.00

Late 19th-C. Souvenir View Book
New York Views
Canton, OH: Joseph Biechele Soap Co., n.d.

9" x 5.5". Brown boards with gilt decoration & lettering. 14 pp of nicely printed panoramic views measuring 8.5" x 5.25", and opening to 8.5" x 52". Covers very good with mild to moderate wear to spine, edges lightly rubbed; contents clean with small loss to one image on last page, bottom of some folds starting to split; overall a nicely preserved copy. A banner in center of front cover reads "New York", surrounded by large gilt floral display; stamped in gilt near bottom, "Compliments of Joseph Biechele Soap Co., Canton, Ohio, Sole Manufacturer of the Celebrated Banner Soap." On back cover, "Mail Us 25 Outside Wrappers of Banner Soap and get this handsome Souvenir New York Views No. 72 Freeā€¦" Some of the scenes: Brooklyn Bridge; Trinity Church; New York Harbor; The Battery; City Hall Square and Park Row; The Tombs; Astor Library; Post Office; Grand Central Depot; St. Patrick's Cathedral; Union League Club; St Luke's Hospital; Jefferson Market Court House.
Inventory number #014442



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good+
Jacket: None


Price:
$185.00

Moats, Alice-Leone
No Nice Girl Swears
NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1933

First edition. Small octavo. x, 185 pp, printed on yellow paper. Silver cloth with blue lettered cover & spine, no jacket. VG+, a crisp, unmarked copy, minor wear to spine ends. An attractive copy of the scarce first edition. With a foreword by Edna Woolman Chase, editor in chief of Vogue magazine.
Inventory number #014441



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Fine
Jacket: None


Price:
$135.00

Barnes, Djuna
Greenwich Village As It Is
NY: Nadja Editions for The Phoenix Bookshop, 1978

Limited edition of 300 numbered copies. Brick cloth with spine label, without jacket as issued. Fine condition. Text of October 1916 Pearson's Magazine article, accompanied by original illustrations. Designed and printed at Nadja Editions. Not listed in standard bibliography. #48/300.
Inventory number #014439