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Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$40.00

Wright, Richardson, ed.
HOUSE & GARDEN, June 1948
NY: Conde Nast, 1948

Small folio. 194 pp; profusely illustrated. Paperback. VG, spine shows light wear, with small loss at top. Cover photograph by Tom Leonard of summer on a New England porch at the Bar Harbor home of Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Pulitzer. The 1948 movie "Mr. Blandings builds his Dream House" inspired a game, an article, rooms, and a kitchen, all in this issue. Also travel articles on Canada by Dofy Munger Skaith, on Italy by Frederic Prokosch, and on Bermuda by Thomas Tileston Waterman. Also examples of four vacation houses - beach house, boat house at Lake Cazenovia, cabin on Lake Superior, and cottage at Malibu Beach. Photos of the New York Flower Show.
Inventory number #010720



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$30.00

Roberts, Mary Fanton, ed.
ARTS & DECORATION, Vol. 46, No. 3, May 1937
NY & Boston: Arts & Decoration Publishing, 1937

Folio (14" x 10"). 48 pp, incl ads; full of b/w photographs. Paperback. VG, moderate wear to spine, light edgewear. Cover from a painting by Frederick C. Frieseke, "Knitting.". Articles by Elsie de Wolfe
Inventory number #010707



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


Price:
$15.00

Rowe, Vivian
THE LOIRE
Washington, DC: Robert B. Luce, 1970

First American edition. Octavo. 376 pp; 8 color plates, numerous b/w plates, line drawings; 11 maps; index. Cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/VG
Inventory number #010698



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$10.00

Whalen, Richard J.
A CITY DESTROYING ITSELF. An Angry View of New York
NY: William Morrow and Company, 1965

Octavo. 127 pp; b/w illustrations. Paperback. VG
Inventory number #010559



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$125.00

Scherer, Kees
THIS IS NEW YORK
London: Bruna/Deutsch, 1961

First edition. 7" x 4.5". 121 b/w photogravure plates. Original stiff photographic wrappers. VG, laminate over spine is lifting but intact, binding tight and clean, light edge wear, preliminary pages moderately spotted with very fine pin-point spots but not affecting any of the photographs. Photos of by renowned Dutch photographer Kees Scherer, who was one of the Netherlands' most popular and respected photographers. This distinctive photobook looks at early 1960s New York City with European eyes and fully conveys Scherer's fascination with the dynamics of light. With text in English by Dutch journalist Max Tak, featuring 121 captioned b/w photographs. Preceded by a 1960 Dutch edition.
Inventory number #010551



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


Price:
$8.50

Kollas, Perikles
A CONCISE GUIDE TO DELPHI
Athens: C. Cacoulides, n.d.

Twelvemo. 46 pp text, 32 b/w photographs, all with captioned tissue guards. Pale blue boards with red lettering in dustjacket. VG/VG, clean, unmarked copy, rear hinge split but holding; jacket lightly chipped at spine ends & one corner, spine soiled. Photographs by Dimitrios Harissiadis.
Inventory number #010312



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$30.00


LONDON CITY. London - the Little Village - Home, or the 'big smoke' as fancy wills, but always London City - the Magnet
London & Tunbridge Wells: Photochrom Co. Ltd., n.d.

Oblong quarto. [26] leaves of sepia photographs. Stiff card covers with dustjacket. Near Fine/VG, a clean, unmarked copy, jacket has light edgewear.
Inventory number #010047



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


Price:
$65.00

Pratt, Michael
THE GREAT COUNTRY HOUSES OF CENTRAL EUROPE: Czechoslovakia, Hungary and Poland
NY: Abbeville Press, 1991

First edition. Large quarto. 380 pp; profusely illustrated with color photographs by Gerhard Trumler; bibliography; index. Cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy; jacket crisp with no tears.
Inventory number #009977



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$15.00

Niagara Falls Chamber of Commerce
THE COMPLETE BOOK OF NIAGARA
Niagara Falls, NY: Official City Information Bureau, 1950

Octavo. 48 pp; b/w & duotone illustrations & b/w photographs. Color pictorial wraps. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; spine shows light wear & one small nick. The cover title is "Immortal Niagara. Official Guide Book".
Inventory number #009731



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$75.00

Eidelberg, Martin, ed.
EVA ZEISEL: Designer for Industry
Montreal: Musee des Arts Decoratifs de Montreal, 1984

First edition. 12" x 9". 119 pp; 154 color & b/w illustrations; checklist of 32 objects, list of marks; bibliography of articles written by Zeisel. Paperback. Near Fine, minor wear along edge of backstrip, else a crisp, unmarked copy. Catalogue for the fifty-year retrospective exhibition of the work of Eva Zeisel, organized by Musée des Arts Décoratifs and the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service. It traveled through the U.S., Europe, and Russia.
Inventory number #009604



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


Price:
$60.00

Robinson, Bill
A BERTH TO BERMUDA
Princeton, NJ: D. Van Nostrand Company, 1961

Quarto. 120 pp; full of b/w photographs. Cloth with dustjacket; illustrated endpapers. VG/VG. The story of the 1960 Bermuda Race in words and pictures, by yachtsman, photographer and writer Bill Robinson. Introduction by Alfred F. Loomis.
Inventory number #009535



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


Price:
$40.00

Morris, Everett B. & Robert Coulson
RACING AT SEA
Princeton, NJ: D. Van Nostrand Company, 1959

Quarto. 194 pp; illustrated with b/w photos and maps. Cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/VG, a clean, tight copy; jacket has two small chips at top edge & closed tear with crease at bottom edge.
Inventory number #009534



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$30.00

Plymat, Wm., Jr.
THE VICTORIAN ARCHITECTURE OF IOWA
Des Moines, IA: Elephant's Eye, 1976

Oblong quarto. 98 pp; b/w photographs throughout. VG, bottom corner of rear panel creased, else a fresh, clean copy. The author, a photographer, spent four months in 1975 traveling around Iowa taking photographs of Victorian buildings. This book is the result, and it is rich in architectural detail. It focuses on homes and commercial buildings, and is organized around the most common styles of the period - Italianate, Second Empire, and Gothic Revival. It's the best visual record of Victorian architecture that I have seen.
Inventory number #009484



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


Price:
$12.00

Sheed, Wilfrid
SQUARE'S PROGRESS
NY: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1965

First printing. Octavo. 309 pp. Publisher's yellow cloth with black-lettered spine in dustjacket. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy, bottom edge rubbed; price-clipped jacket shows light soil. The author's third novel. Young suburban couple's marriage falls apart - he travels to Spanish Morocco; she returns to her roots in Stapleton, Penn. Book design by Marshall Lee.
Inventory number #009043



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: As New


Price:
$15.00

Jotisalikorn, Chami & Annette Tan
THAILAND CHIC: Hotels, Restaurants, Shops, Spas
Singapore: Archipelago Press, 2006

Square octavo. 232 pp; color photographs throughout; index. directory. Paperback with flaps. Near Fine. Almost 50 hotels, spas and shops are presented in detail, each selected for its style appeal. Includes descriptions of architecture, ambience and cuisine of the various regions.
Inventory number #008942



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$30.00

Clarke, Moma
FRENCH CAMEOS
London: A.M. Philpot, n.d.

First UK edition. n.d. (c.1925). Octavo. 229 pp; 90 b/w illustrations by Pecoud. Cloth-backed boards with checkerboard design and gilt rules, top edge gilt. VG, former owner simple script bookplate on front free endpaper. Collected articles by the author of Paris Waits.
Inventory number #008581



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


Price:
$55.00

Bouffard, Pierre
FOUNTAINS: Mirrors of Switzerland
Paudex, Switzerland: Bonvent & Fontainemore, 1973

Quarto. 336 pp; illustrated in color and b/w; index. Cloth with dustjacket. VG to near fine in VG to near fine unclipped jacket. Nicely presented survey of public fountains in Switzerland, that were, in the past, a source of water and the social hub of town life.
Inventory number #008576



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$75.00

Klesse, Brigitte
WILHELM WAGENFELD: 50 Jahre Mitarbeit in Fabriken
Koln: Kunstgewerbemuseum der Stadt Köln, 1973

First edition. 11.75" high x 8.25" wide. 134 pp; b/w illustrations of 581 objects in the exhibition; bibliography. Text in German. Original pictorial wraps. VG+, bookplate on inside front cover, else a clean, unmarked copy; light wear to top & bottom of spine and corners. Errata slip inserted. catalogue of the exhibition held in 1973 at the Overstolzenhaus in Cologne; it then travelled to Darmstadt, Hannover, and Munich in 1974. Uncommon.
Inventory number #008518



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


Price:
$35.00

Early, Eleanor [Signed]
AN ISLAND PATCHWORK
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1941

Octavo. vii, 289 pp; b/w illustrations by Virginia Grilley. Cloth with dustjacket. VG/VG, jacket lightly chipped at top & bottom of lightly sunned spine. Signed by author on special Nantucket Edition page - review taped to opposite page.
Inventory number #008277



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


Price:
$50.00

Nettleford, Rex, ed. Photos by Slim Aarons & Arnold Newman
ROSE HALL JAMAICA: Story of a People, a Legend, and a Legacy
Jamaica: Rose Hall LTD, 1973

Quarto. xxix pp; 44 color photographs; list of illustrations. Cloth with dustjacket in a slipcase. Near Fine in Near Fine jacket (minor delamination to crown) and slipcase with minor wear and rubs. Stunning full-page color photographs by Slim Aarons and Arnold Newman.
Inventory number #008091