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


Price:
$80.00

Harris, Eileen
The Genius of Robert Adam: His Interiors
New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2001

Quarto. 378 pp; profusely illustrated in color and b/w; floor plans; bibliography; index. Cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; jacket has light edgewear, tiny tear at top of spine. This book is the synthesis of architecture, planning and decoration that stands at the heart of Adam's achievement, as Harris shows in this elegantly illustrated book.
Inventory number #014408



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


Price:
$25.00

Costin, Lucinda
American Elegance: Classic and Contemporary Menus from Celebrated Hosts and Hostesses
NY: Abbeville Press, 1988

First edition. Square quarto. 246 pp; color photographs throughout. Red cloth with dustjacket, Near Fine/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; rear cover of jacket shows light scuffing. A fascinating book with menus and recipes contributed by well-known hosts and hostesses. It is illustrated with fine examples of American decorative arts from Winterthur's vast holdings, arranged in some of the museum's over 200 period rooms.
Inventory number #014407



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$10.00

Kerouac, Jack
Satori in Paris and Pic. Two Novels
NY: Grove Weidenfeld, 1988

Fourth printing. Octavo. 238 pp. Illustrated paperback. VG, a clean copy; edges show light wear. Satori is an autobiographical saga in which the protagonist goes to France to seek the origins of his surname. Satori is Japanese for "sudden awakening" or simply "kick in the eye." Kerouac's last novel, Pic, set in 1948, is narrated by 10-year-old Pictorial Review Jackson in the dialect of rural North Carolina.
Inventory number #014406



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$20.00

Breton, Andre. Edited by Mark Polizzotti
Andre Breton: Selections
Berkeley & Los Angeles: University of California Press, 2003

First edition. Octavo. 176 pp; frontispiece; chronology; bibliography. Paperback. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; lamination on spine ribbed. The inaugural volume in the 'Poets for the Millennium' series, this book offers the most comprehensive selection available in English of Andre Breton's poetry, along with a representative selection of his major prose writings. A number of the translations are published for the first time.
Inventory number #014405



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


Price:
$20.00

Grigson, Geoffrey
Wild Flowers in Britain
London: Collins, 1947

Fourth impression. Octavo. 47 pp; 12 color plates & 22 b/w illustrations. Paper-covered boards with dustjacket. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; jacket wtih minor wear. Part of the 'Britain in Pictures' series.
Inventory number #014403



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


Price:
$10.00

Thomas, Robert McG., Jr. Edited by Chris Calhoun
52 McGs.: The Best Obituaries from Legendary New York Times Writer Robert McG. Thomas Jr.
NY: Scribner, 2001

First edition. Octavo. 192 pp; occasional b/w photograph. Cloth-backed hardcover with dustjacket. Near Fine/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; unclipped jacket slightly yellowed along top edge.
Inventory number #014398



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


Price:
$15.00

Trillin, Calvin
A Heckuva Job: More of the Bush Administration in Rhyme
NY: Random House, 2006

First edition. Twelvemo. 116 pp. Red paper-covered boards with gilt-lettered spine in dustjacket. Near Fine/VG, a crisp, unmarked copy; unclipped jacket with minor wear.
Inventory number #014395



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


Price:
$35.00

Carmen, Arlene & Howard Moody
Working Women: The Subterranean World of Street Prostitution
NY: Harper & Row, 1985

First edition. Octavo. 208 pp. Cloth-backed boards with dustjacket. Near Fine/Near Fine, a crisp, tight copy with no inscriptions; unclipped jacket glossy with no visible wear.
Inventory number #014391



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


Price:
$20.00

Kyne, Peter B.
The Go-Getter: A Story That Tells You How to be One
NY: Cosmopolitan Book Corp, 1928

Early printing. Twelvemo. 62 pp. Cloth-backed boards with paper label with title/author on cover with dustjacket. VG/VG, inscribed on ffep, dated 1929, former owner on front pastedown under jacket flap; jacket has light wear. First published in 1921, this is a parable about a 'never-say-die' salesman who is given a challenge and succeeds.
Inventory number #014389



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$75.00

Giles, Dorothy [Inscribed]
The Road Through Spain
Philadelphia: The Penn Publishing Co., 1929

Deluxe edition. Octavo. 408 pp; color frontispiece, numerous b/w plates; index; map on endpapers. Burgundy pictorial cloth with gilt-stamped lettering on cover & spine, in original glassine wrap with original box. VG book - clean & unmarked, glassine lightly chipped at edges. Box split at corners. In 1928, Dorothy Giles drove her own Ford across the Iberian Peninsula with a female friend. A native of Cold Spring, NY, she had studied art and languages at a high school in Garden City, Long Island. Prior to her Spanish road trip, she had published two books but she is chiefly remembered for her two travel books - this one and The Road Through Czechoslovakia (1930).
Inventory number #014388



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$600.00

McGoodwin, Robert R.
A Monograph of the Work of Robert R. McGoodwin
Philadelphia: Wm F. Fell Co., 1942

Quarto. Unpaginated introductory text; 148 b/w plates of photographs, plans, elevations and measured drawings covering projects from 1910 to 1940. Original publisher brown cloth with gilt titles on cover and spine. VG, a tight, solid copy, interior clean & unmarked, some light wear to binding extremities. A handsome, clean copy of the scarce monograph on one of Philadelphia's great early 20th century architects. Robert Rodes McGoodwin (1886-1967) was best known for his suburban houses in the Chestnut Hill and Mount Airy sections of Philadelphia.
Inventory number #014379



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$65.00

[John Russsell Pope] Herbert Croly
The Architectural Record June 1911
NY: The Architectural Record Co., 1911

Volume 29, Number 6. Octavo. 442-514 pp, 130 pp advert; one color plate & numerous full-page b/w plates. Original pictorial wrappers. VG, an unmarked copy, spine chipped and torn, with 1.5" loss at base, minor wear to covers. This issue has a 74 pp article by Herbert Croly, "Recent Works of John Russell Pope," heavily illustrated with b/w photos.
Inventory number #014378



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


Price:
$60.00

Berch, Bettina
Radical by Design: The Life and Style of Elizabeth Hawes
NY: E.P. Dutton, 1988

First edition. Octavo. 214 pp; 16 pp b/w photographs; notes, index. Lavender paper-covered boards with dustjacket. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; unclipped jacket with slightly sunned spine.
Inventory number #014377



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$15.00

Macleod, Fiona [pseudonym of William Sharp]
The Divine Adventure
Portland, ME: Thomas B. Mosher, 1903

First edition. Twelvemo. 90 pp, title in red & black on title page. Paper covered card covers with yapp fore edge, deckled edges, with silk ribbon marker. VG, a clean copy; wraps with yapp edge, spine toned. One of 925 copies on Van Gelder paper.
Inventory number #014375



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


Price:
$20.00

Buckle, Richard, ed.
U and Non-U Revisited
London: Debrett's Peerage Ltd., 1978

First edition. Small octavo. xx, 107 pp; drawings by Timothy Jaques. Cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; price-clipped jacket has touch of sunning on spine, light creasing at top of inside flaps. 'U' and 'Non-U' refer to 'Upper-class' and 'non-Upper-class;' the expressions were coined by Prof. Allan C. Ross and included in Noblesse Oblige (1956).
Inventory number #014372



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


Price:
$35.00

Morgan, Charles
The Fountain
London: Macmillan and Co., 1932

First edition. Octavo. 434 pp. Blue cloth with gilt-lettered spine in dustjacket. VG/VG, a clean copy, binding solid, spine edges lightly scuffed, small light blemish at bottom edge of front cover, spine gilt dull. Book paired with Knopf first edition jacket - unclipped jacket lightly chipped at spine ends, spine slightly toned & mauve stripe at top of spine faded, else vg.
Inventory number #014371



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$20.00

NYC Menu
Menu from Reuben's Restaurant New York
NY: Reubens, 1950

13" x 10". Fold-out menu and cocktail & liquor list. Illustrated cover. Good+, covers are toned, with hand soil and minor staining, light middle fold. Arnold Reuben founded his restaurant in 1908; it moved to 6 East 58th St in 1935 and is illustrated on the front, along with caricatures of 16 of the restaurant's celebrity customers. The menu is not dated - circa 1950's, based on prices. The menu offers 44 "famous sandwiches", each named for a celebrity, including Jack Benny, Judy Garland, Milton Berle, Ed Sullivan, and Jackie Gleason.
Inventory number #014367



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$30.00

Trade Catalogue
GKS Suntone Furniture. Catalog No. 6R
Evansville, IN: George Koch Sons, 1940

Quarto. 16 pp; profuse b/w photographs on every page showing the furniture. Staple bound with illustrated cover. Includes original order form, return envelope, and discount notice. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; covers show light soil. The catalog introduces Suntone, the company's new line of wrought iron furniture. Illustrated are table and chair sets, chaise lounge, small tables for lamps, plant stands, wall shelves, and more.
Inventory number #014366



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$275.00

Trade Catalogue
Illustrated Catalogue of Bottling Machinery, Brewer's Requisites, Aerated Water Machinery, Hotel and Bar Supplies, Etc.
London: L. Lumley & Co., Ltd., 1912

Quarto. xxiii, 672 pp; b/w illustrations on every page, a few enhanced with silver highlights; a few tipped-in specification sheets or multiple-pp catalogs, extensive 18-pp index. Tan cloth with brown stamped lettering on cover and spine; grommeted hole at top corner at spine for hanging on a string.
Inventory number #014365



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$40.00

Museum of Modern Art Bulletin
Olivetti: Design in Industry
NY: Museum of Modern Art, 1952

Vol. XX, No. 1, Fall 1952. Octavo. 22 pp; full of b/w photographs. Stapled printed wraps. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; covers with light soiling, 2.5" split at base of spine. This issue of the Bulletin appears in conjunction with the exhibition of the work of the Olivetti Company, at the Museum of Modern Art, from October 22 to November 30, 1952. Designed by Leo Lionni.
Inventory number #014361