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Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Koues, Helen
NY: Tudor Publishing Company, 1936

Second printing. Octavo. xvi, 317 pp; color frontispiece, illustrated with nearly 300 b/w photographs, drawings, floor plans. Turquoise pictorial cloth with image of fireplace, flanked by rocking chair and wooden pew-like bench on cover, gilt lettering on cover & spine. No dj. Spine faded, included gilt lettering, with light wear at top & bottom, else a VG copy. The author discusses and illustrates decorating a house in four styles: Early American, Colonial, English, and Spanish.
Inventory number #003973

Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Phillips, Roger & Martyn Rix
NY: Random House, 1988

Quarto. 224 pp; over 1400 color photographs; list of rose suppliers; bibliography; index. Paperback. VG.
Inventory number #003381

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


Gill, Richard
HAPPY RURAL SEAT The English Country House and the Literary Imagination
New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1972

Octavo. xix, 305 pp; a few b/w photographs; appendices; index. Cloth with dj. Some small closed tears and soiling to dj. VG/VG- "Mr. Gill shows how a variety of novelists from Henry James to Evelyn Waugh and Joyce Cary consistently employed this traditional setting as an emblem of civilized community to set against the isolation an anomie so characteristic of modern life." [dj]
Inventory number #003308

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


Douglas-Home, Jessica
VIOLET: The Life and Loves of Violet Gordon Woodhouse
London: Harvill Press, 1996

Second printing. Octavo. 342 pp; 32 pages of b/w photographs; appendices; discography; bibliography; index. Black cloth with gilt spine lettering, in dustjacket. VG/VG-, light jacket wear & mild creasing at bottom edge on back cover. Violet Gordon-Woodhouse (1872 - 1948) was an acclaimed British harpsichordist and clavichordist, highly influential in bringing both instruments back into fashion. She was the first person to record the harpsichord, and the first to broadcast harpsichord music.
Inventory number #002888

Binding: Half-Leather
Condition: Very Good


Cescinsky, Herbert
THE OLD-WORLD HOUSE Its Furniture and Decoration
London: A.& C. Black, 1924

Two volumes. First edition, quarto; v1: xi, 307 pp; v2: iii, 371 pp; numerous illustrations and photos; index. Publisher's half leather binding with red pebbled boards; red morocco spine with raised bands & gilt tooling; marbled endpapers. T.E.G.G+ Spines have a fair amount of rubbing, on vol 1 the spine is darkened. Inside, the books are quite nice, volume 1 is just a tad loose, nothing serious.
Inventory number #001476