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Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$15.00

Williams, Priscilla de F. & Donald Harris Dwyer
Art Deco and Its Origins
Huntington, NY: Heckscher Museum, 1974

Quarto. 20 pp; b/w illustrations. Illustrated paper wraps. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; covers show minor surface wear. Press release laid in. Exhibition catalogue containing 168 items of furniture, textiles, metalwork, ceramics, glass, bookbindings, jewelry, sculpture, drawings, prints and drawings, and architecture on loan from six American museums, and numerous dealers & private collectors.
Inventory number #013927



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$15.00

Rheims, Maurice
L'OBJET 1900
Paris: Arts et Metiers Graphiques, 1964

Octavo. 157 pp; 101 color photographs. Text in French. Illustrated boards. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; spine ends lighty rubbed.
Inventory number #013926



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$25.00

Kimball, Fiske
The Creation of the Rococo Decorative Style
NY: Dover, 1980

Reprint of original 1943 edition. Quarto. 242 pp; 274 b/w plates; index. Paperback. Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy; two corners with minor bends. The basic pioneer work on the Rococo style with special attention to its creation during the last years of Louis XIV and the Regency period. In Kimball's book, two neglected artists, Pierre Lepautre and Francois-Antoine Vasse emerge as two of the most original contributors to the Rococo style. The plates depict ceilings, mirrors, doors, panelling, cornices, cartouches, chimney pieces, etc. Arntzen P42.
Inventory number #013925



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$20.00

Sotheby & Co.
Thirty Renaissance Jewels and Works of Art from the collection of the late Arturo Lopez-Willshaw
London: Sotheby & Co., 1970

First edition. Octavo. 61 pp containing 30 lots illustrated with color & b/w photographs. Paperback with jacket. Near Fine/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; jacket shows minor soil. Auction held on October 13, 1970.
Inventory number #013924



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


Price:
$125.00

Marshall, F.H.
Catalogue of the Jewellery, Greek, Etruscan, and Roman in the Departments of Antiquities, British Museum
London: British Museum, 1969

Reprint of original 1911 edition. Quarto. lxii, 400 pp with 97 figures in-text plus 73 b/w plates printed on recto only; indices, table of the relative weights of English grains & French grammes. Cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; jacket has light wear at spine ends, tiny tear at one corner, white spine text toned.
Inventory number #013923



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$30.00

Mills, John
Carpets in Paintings
London: National Gallery, 1983

First edition. Octavo. 56 pp; illustrated with 35 b/w plates; bibliography; list of plates, plus 4-pp pamphlet laid in. Paperback. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; corners bumped. Catalogue of an exhibition held at the National Gallery, London, June 1 - July 24, 1983.
Inventory number #013922



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$20.00

Arrizoli-Clementel, Pierre et al
Toiles de Nantes des XVIIIe et XIXe siecles : 9 decembre 1977-29 janvier 1978, Musee de l'impression sur Etoffes de Mulhouse
Mulhouse: Musee de l'Impression sur Etoffes, 1977

First edition. Octavo. 159 pp; two color & profuse b/w illustrations; bibliography. Text in French. Paperback. Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy; slight toning to edges of back cover. Exhibition catalogue featuring 129 examples of 18th & 19th century printed textiles of Nantes.
Inventory number #013921



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


Price:
$50.00

Montgomery, Florence M. [Signed]
Printed Textiles : English and American Cottons and Linens 1700-1850
NY: Viking Press, 1970

First edition. Quarto. 379 pp; 30 color & 428 b/w illustrations; bibliography; index. Cloth with dustjacket. VG/VG, remains of removed label on front flyleaf, tiny rubbed spot on front pastedown, one corner gently bumped, barely affecting pp; clipped jacket has small chip at top of spine. Signed by Montgomery on the title page. This important reference features more than 400 examples of printed textiles from the Winterthur Museum collection.
Inventory number #013920



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


Price:
$75.00

Sirat, Jacques & Francoise Siriex
Tapis Francais du XXe Siecle : de l'art Nouveau aux Creations Contemporaines
Paris: Editions De l'Amateur, 1993

First edition. Quarto. 237 pp; color illustrations throughout; bibliography. Text in French. Cloth with dustjacket. VG/Near Fine, small loss at top edge of pp 121-132 else a near fine copy; jacket has no visible wear. A well-illustrated chronological survey of 20th century of French carpets, including Art Nouveau, Art Deco, as well as paquebots.
Inventory number #013919



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$15.00

Harris, Leslie & Gervase Jackson-Stops
Robert Adam and Kedleston: The Making of a Neo-Classical Masterpiece
London: National Trust, 1987

Oblong quarto. 96 pp; 82 color & b/w plates and several b/w illustrations; bibliography. Paperback. Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy; edges of back cover lightly toned. House & Garden article, "Adam's Glory" by James Lees-Milne laid in. Catalogue to accompany "The Treasure Houses of Britain" exhibition at the National Gallery in Washington, in which Kedleston was well represented. Edited & with foreword by Gervase Jackson-Stops.
Inventory number #013917



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$125.00

Thorne, Edward & Hanry W. Frohne
Decorative Draperies & Upholstery
Grand Rapids, MI: Dean-Hicks Company, 1929

Quarto. xv, 277 pp; illustrated with 74 full-page color plates. Original tan cloth, no dust jacket. VG, a clean copy, unmarked except for old inked price (1.75) on front flyleaf; covers moderately soiled.
Inventory number #013916



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


Price:
$35.00

Lees-Milne, James
The Bachelor Duke : William Spencer Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire 1790-1858
London: John Murray, 1991

First edition. Octavo. viii, 234 pp, with 25 b/w illustrations on 12 pp; bibliography; index. Cloth with dustjacket. Newspaper clipping of Lees-Milne obituary laid in. VG/VG, a small stamped star on front free endpaper, else a fresh, unmarked copy; unclipped jacket with short edge tear at top edge of front cover, minor wear at two corners. An inveterate host and indefatigable traveller, the Duke was also one of the greatest collectors of his age. He transformed Chatsworth into a palace of spectacular grandeur.
Inventory number #013915



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$15.00

Lees-Milne, James
Earls of Creation : Five Great Patrons of Eighteenth-Century Art
NY: London House & Maxwell, 1963

First American edition. Octavo. 285 pp; numerous b/w illustrations; bibliography; index. Blue cloth with gilt-lettered burgundy label area on spine. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; corners gently bumped, covers light soiling overall. Burlington, Pembroke, Leicester, Oxford, and Bathurst, the five earls who are the subject of this study, flourished at a time when the fashionable amateur exercised greater influence than ever before in the long history of British art.
Inventory number #013914



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$15.00

Szarkowski, John & Shoji Yamagishi
New Japanese Photography
NY: Museum of Modern Art, 1974

Quarto. 111 pp; profuse b/w photographs; biographical notes. Essay in English & Japanese. Paperback. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; covers show minor edgewear & minor soiling. Published to accompany an exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art, the book presents the work of 15 Japanese photographers.
Inventory number #013910



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$20.00

Littlefield, Doris Bayley & Steven Brooke
VIZCAYA
Miami: Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, 1984

First edition. Octavo. 94 pp; profuse color photographs by Steven Brooke. Paperback. Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy. Vizcaya, the lavish estate on Miami's Biscayne Bay built by wealthy industrialist James Deering in the 1910's, featured a 70-room Italian baroque mansion, magnificent Italian Renaissance gardens, lagoons, canals, citrus groves, a farm village, and a yacht harbor. Originally 180 acres, the mansion and gardens today occupy 50 acres, and are open to the public.
Inventory number #013908



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$20.00

Greif, Martin
Depression Modern : The Thirties Style in America
NY: Universe Books, 1977

Second printing. Quarto. 192 pp; hundreds of b/w illustrations; index. Paperback. Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy; covers glossy with no wear. The book focuses on the period between Chicago's Century of Progress exposition (1933-34) and the New York World's Fair (1938-40), during which time Depression Modern, not Art Deco, was the predominant style. Some of its practitioners were Raymond Loewy, Donald Deskey, Russel Wright, Norman Bel Geddes, Walter Dorwin Teague, and Gilbert Rohde.
Inventory number #013907



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$15.00

Gresleri, Giuliano
JOSEF HOFFMANN
NY: Rizzoli, 1985

Octavo. 199 pp; profuse b/w photographs throughout; biography; list of major works. Paperback. VG, a clean, unmarked copy, spine creased yet tight binding, covers lightly soiled.
Inventory number #013906



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$15.00

Sotheby's
Fine Judaica: Works of Art, November 9, 1983
NY: Sotheby's, 1983

Square octavo. Catalogue of 206 lots. illustrated with numerous b/w & 3 color photographs. Paperback. Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy, covers free from wear. Cover depicts a mid-18th century Italian silver Hanukah lamp.
Inventory number #013905



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$15.00

Edwards, Lisa A. & Margie M. Krebs
Netsuke: The Collection of the Peabody Museum of Salem
Salem, MA: Peabody Museum of Salem, 1980

Quarto. 160 pp; profuse b/w illustrations; bibliography; appendix; index-glossary. Paperback. VG+, a crisp, unmarked copy, upper gently bumped, spine a bit sunned.
Inventory number #013904



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


Price:
$15.00

Oberleitner, Wolfgang. Edited by Gerhart Langthaler
Geschnittene Steine. Die Prunkkameen der Wiener Antikensammlung
Wien: Hermann Bohlaus, 1985

Octavo. 77 pp; profuse color photographs. Text in German. Cloth with dustjacket. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; jacket has tiny nick at one corner, else near fine.
Inventory number #013903