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Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$100.00

Grizzard, Lewis [Signed]
Barbecue, Grits & Peach Pie: Recipes and Recollections
Des Moines, IA: Register and Tribune Syndicate, 1982

First edition. Octavo. [32] pp. Illustrated cover. Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy with no visible wear. Signed "Lewis Grizzard" on inside front cover.
Inventory number #013407



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$25.00

Roberts, Henry D.
A History of the Royal Pavilion Brighton with an Account of Its Original Furniture and Decoration
London: Country Life, 1939

First edition. Quarto. xvii, 224 pp; 96 b/w plates incl. frontis; several illus in text; index. Gilt-stamped blue cloth. VG, a clean, unmarked copy, backstrip rubbed with 2-in. split at top, wear to spine ends with top starting to fray.
Inventory number #013404



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$125.00

Weaver, Lawrence, ed.
THE HOUSE AND ITS EQUIPMENT
NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1912

First edition. Quarto. 212 pp [12] pp; 235 b/w photographs, floor plans & diagrams; index. Gilt-lettered brick cloth, top edge gilt. VG, attractive bookplate on front pastedown, else an unmarked copy; spine darkened with 1.5 inch abrasion & water stain on lower half, spine extremities rubbed, top corners bumped.
Inventory number #013402



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$75.00

Embury, Aymar II
THE DUTCH COLONIAL HOUSE
NY: McBride, Nast & Co., 1913

First edition. Quarto. 108 pp, numerous b/w photographs, some floorplans. Pictorial gray cloth. VG-, a clean, copy, former architect's stamp on title page; cover image bright, a few small bleached spots at bottom edge front & rear covers, corner tips bumped, spine lettering chipped but still visible. Features the origin of Dutch Colonial house, materials used, and treatment of the roof, doors & windows, and the principal rooms. Illustrated with photographs of old examples and American adaptations of the style in NJ, NY, incl. Long Island, PA & a few other locations.
Inventory number #013399



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$45.00

French, Lillie Hamilton
THE HOUSE DIGNIFIED: Its Design, Its Arrangement and Its Decoration
NY: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1908

First edition. Small quarto. xiii, 157 pp; numerous b/w plates. Maroon cloth with gilt lettering & decoration, top edge gilt. VG copy.
Inventory number #013398



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$250.00

Pennell, Elizabeth Robins
THE FEASTS OF AUTOLYCUS: The Diary of a Greedy Woman
London / NY: John Lane / Merriam Co., 1896

First edition. Octavo. 264 pp. Decorated cloth with gilt lettering on cover and spine, top edge gilt, deckled edge. VG, a clean, unmarked copy, a few pp uncut; top corners & base of spine bumped, spine gilt dulled. "These papers were first published in the 'Pall Mall Gazette, ' under the heading, 'Wares of Autolycus.'"
Inventory number #013394



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$400.00

Dalton, O.M.
Franks Bequest : Catalogue of the Finger Rings, Early Christian, Byzantine, Teutonic, Mediaeval and later, bequeathed by Augustus Wollaston Franks
London: British Museum, 1912

First edition. Octavo. 366 pp text with many in-text illustrations plus 30 plates protected with tissue guards; indexes. Original green cloth with gilt-lettered spine. VG, gift inscription dated 1944 by J.C. Rudland Hearn on first blank page, else an unmarked copy; binding cracked at beginning of plate section but firmly attached, binding cocked, minor wear at tips of corners and spine ends.
Inventory number #013381



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


Price:
$25.00

Gaunt, William & M.D.E. Clayton-Stamm
William De Morgan: Pre-Raphaelite Ceramics
Greenwich, CT: New York Graphic Society, 1971

First edition. Quarto. 176 pp; 25 color & 150 b/w illustrations; bibliography; index. Cloth with dustjacket. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; price-clipped jacket
Inventory number #013351



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


Price:
$100.00

Buddensieg, Tilmann
CERAMICHE DELLA REPUBBLICA DI WEIMAR
Milan: Electa, 1984

First edition. Quarto. 131 pp; profuse color & b/w illustrations. Text in Italian. Hardcover with dustjacket. Near Fine/VG+, a clean, unmarked copy, binding tight; jacket bright with minimal edge wear. Catalogue of an exhibition of ceramics from the Sammlung Tilmann Buddensieg, Germanisches Nationalmuseum held at the Padiglione d'arte contemporanea, Milan, December 1984-January 1985.
Inventory number #013333



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


Price:
$15.00

Battersby, Martin
THE DECORATIVE TWENTIES
NY: Walker and Company, 1969

First edition. Quarto. 213 pp; 210 illustrations, some in color; notes on illustrations; list of source books; index. Green cloth with dustjacket. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; unclipped jacket shows minimal surface wear, slight toning at top edge. An illustrated survey of the interiors & furnishings, fashion & textiles, decorative & applied arts in France, England and America during the 1920s.
Inventory number #013330



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$75.00

Van Pelt, Garrett
OLD ARCHITECTURE OF SOUTHERN MEXICO
Cleveland: J. H. Jansen, 1926

First edition. Small folio. 124 pages of b/w photographs. Brown cloth with black lettering on cover and spine. VG, a clean, unmarked copy, faint foxing on a few pp; light wear to spine ends & corners, covers show light soil. The book is full of illustrations of buildings and architectural features including gates, fountains, doorways, walls, roofs, patios, stairways, street scenes, balconies, churches, window grilles, courtyards, of the area around Mexico City, Guadalajara, Cuernavaca, Guanajuato, Colima, and southward to Oaxaca, Mitla.
Inventory number #013323



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$15.00

Benjamin, Asher
THE AMERICAN BUILDER'S COMPANION or, A System of Architecture Particularly Adapted to the Present Style of Building
NY: Dover, 1969

Reprint. Quarto. ix + 114 pp of text; 70 plates, containing over 375 figures. Paperback. VG, light wear to corners. A reprint of the sixth & final edition (1827), with a new introduction by William Morgan. This is the first edition of a work by Asher Benjamin to offer "Grecian architecture," and the real starting point of the Greek Revival in New England. This edition is augmented by nine additional plates on handrails for circular stairs and Grecian architecture.
Inventory number #013322



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$250.00

Bolton, Arthur T.
The Architecture of ROBERT & JAMES ADAM (1758-1794)
London: Country Life, 1922

First edition. Two volumes. Folio. xvi, 344 pp; xiii, 361, 92, viii pp; profusely illustrated with b/w photographs, site & floor plans and elevations; appendices; index. Green cloth with gilt spine titles and raised profile portrait in gilt on front of both boards, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. VG, bookplate on front pastedown of both vols, else unmarked, minor foxing on preliminary pp, covers grubby & spines darkened, spine ends & corners lightly worn, scattered white (bleached?) spots on both vols. Vol. 2 - short tear at base of spine & bumped corners. This important comprehensive study of the work of Robert Adam and his brother James remains an essential reference for those interested in the architecture and decoration of the period. The initial chapters comprise a brief biography of the brothers and a critical analysis of their style and ideas, followed by all their principal works.
Inventory number #013321



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


Price:
$300.00

Turner, Laurence. Intro. by Arthur T. Bolton
DECORATIVE PLASTERWORK IN GREAT BRITAIN
London: Country Life, 1927

First edition. Folio. xxxviii, 271 pp; 348 photographs & drawings. Original gilt-decorated red cloth, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt with dustjacket. Near Fine/VG, a crisp, unmarked copy; jacket has small loss of base of spine & a few short edge tears, shows light soil. A comprehensive illustrated survey of British decorative plasterwork from 1509 to the start of the French revolution in 1789. Includes the work of Inigo Jones, Christopher Wren, Grinling Gibbons, Robert & James Adam, and many others.
Inventory number #013320



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


Price:
$75.00

Goodwin, Philip
ROOFTREES or the Architectural History of an American Family
Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1933

First edition. Quarto. 71 text pages accompanied by 64 full-page photographs & 17 scaled drawings of architectural details, floor plans & plot plans. Two-toned cloth. VG, a crisp, unmarked copy; jacket has large chip on back panel (2.5" x 5"), and two smaller edge chips on front cover, spine sunned with small loss to ends & moderate rubbing to edges. This book features the residential architecture of Francis and Philip Goodwin; Goodwin Bullard & Woolsey; McKim, Mead and White; and Delano & Aldrich, executed from 1632 to 1932 for ten generations of the Goodwin family.
Inventory number #013312



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


Price:
$300.00

Day, Frank Miles
AMERICAN COUNTRY HOUSES OF TODAY
NY: Architectural Book Publishing Co., 1912

First edition. Quarto. viii text plus 183 pp of b/w photographs, sketches & floor plans, printed on one side only. Original publisher's green cloth with gilt titles on cover & spine, top edge gilt. VG, bookplate on front pastedown, several pp have small image loss due to adhesion of coated stock, spine & top edge sunned, spine gilt dulled, remnants of old spine label. Binding tight. The book features country houses in PA, NY, Chicago and Boston. The first volume in a series of eight volumes devoted to American country houses, each edited by a well-known architect.
Inventory number #013309



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


Price:
$250.00

Cram, Ralph Adams
AMERICAN COUNTRY HOUSES OF TODAY
NY: Architectural Book Publishing Co., 1913

First edition. Quarto. viii text plus 189 pp of b/w photographs, sketches & floor plans, printed on one side only. Original publisher's green cloth with gilt titles on cover & spine, top edge gilt. VG, a clean, unmarked copy, spine darkened & spine lettering dull, old spine label, text block starting to split in the preliminary pp, but still holding, light wear to spine ends. This book features the work of 70 architects from Maine to Philadelphia to San Francisco. The second volume in a series of eight volumes devoted to American country houses, each edited by a well-known architect.
Inventory number #013308



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$300.00

Sexton, R.W.
AMERICAN COUNTRY HOUSES OF TODAY
New York: Architectural Book Publishing Company, 1930

First edition. Quarto. iv pp introductory text by Arthur C. Holden, followed by 203 pp of b/w photographs of houses & accompanying floor plans. Original publisher's maroon cloth with gilt lettering on cover & spine. VG, a clean, unmarked copy, binding a bit loose, spine gilt dulled, narrow strip of fading on back cover, top edge shows some soil. The work of over forty American architects is featured, including Atlee & Robert Ayres, Dwight James Baum, John Byers, Roland Coate, Frank Forster, Gordon B. Kaufmann, Robert R. McGoodwin, Garrett Van Pelt, Jr., and Carl A. Ziegler. The seventh volume in a series of eight volumes devoted to American country houses, each edited by a well-known architect, first published in 1912.
Inventory number #013307



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


Price:
$25.00

Lees-Milne, James
TUDOR RENAISSANCE
London: B.T. Batsford Ltd., 1951

First edition. Octavo. viii, 152 pp; color frontispiece, 126 b/w illustrations (a few in color); index. Light gray cloth with gilt-lettered spine in dustjacket. VG+/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; unclipped jacket has lightly chipped spine ends & corners, extremities lightly rubbed.
Inventory number #013302



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


Price:
$125.00

Harris, Eileen
BRITISH ARCHITECTURAL BOOKS AND WRITERS 1556-1785
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1990

First edition. Quarto. 571 pp; addenda; index. Cloth with dustjacket. VG+/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; back cover of jacket toned. This is the first account of architectural books printed in Britain.
Inventory number #013299