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


Price:
$60.00

Jackson, Charles James
An Illustrated History of English Plate, Ecclesiastical and Secular - Two Volumes
NY: Dover Publications, 1969

Reprint of the original 1911 edition. Two volumes. Quarto. xxxviii, x, 1085 pp; color frontispiece; 76 b/w plates & 1506 b/w illustrations; index. Cloth with dustjackets. Near Fine/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; price-clipped jackets have light edgewear, spine of Volume 1 slightly faded, small chip at top. A comprehensive study of ecclesiastical and secular English plate describing the development of form and decoration in the silver and gold work of the British Isles, from the earliest known examples to the latest of the Georgian Period.
Inventory number #013934



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$30.00

Pittsburgh, PA
The Spotlight : Hotel Roosevelt
Pittsburgh: Publications International, 1951

First edition. Quarto. [58] pp; profuse b/w illustrations, including advertisements. Illustrated board covers with plastic comb binding. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; covers in good shape. The Hotel Roosevelt, built in 1927 at the corner of Penn Ave & Sixth St in Pittsburgh, PA is now the Roosevelt Arms Apartments. This book for guests at the Hotel Roosevelt (named for Theodore Roosevelt) provides a great guide to Pittsburgh in 1951-52 - maps, things to do, local industries, etc.
Inventory number #013932



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$150.00

Macartney, Mervyn E.
Recent English Domestic Architecture: Being a Special Issue of The Architectural Review
London: The Architectural Review, n.d.

Volume 5. Quarto. 200 pp; xxviii pp of advertisements; color frontispiece, profuse b/w photographs & floor plans; list of architects & houses, index of advertisers. Original dark green buckram with gilt-lettered cover & spine. VG, former name, dated 1913, on front free endpaper, else an unmarked copy, front & rear endpapers toned; top edge a bit dusty, minor wear to one corner. This volume includes the work of forty-four British architects, including John Belcher & J.J. Joass, Reginald Blomfield, Buckland & Haywood-Farmer, F.S. Chesterton, Harold Falkner, H.S. Goodhart-Rendel, Ernest Newton, Barry Parker & Raymond Unwin, Clough Williams-Ellis, and many others
Inventory number #013931



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$150.00

Macartney, Mervyn E.
Recent English Domestic Architecture: Being a Special Issue of The Architectural Review 1908
London: The Architectural Review, 1908

Quarto. 200 pp; xlii pp of advertisements; profuse b/w photographs & floor plans; list of architects, list of houses, index of advertisers. Text in English, French & German. Expertly rebound in dark green buckram with gilt-lettered spine, new endpapers. Lacks first two pp of advertisments (i, ii). VG, an unmarked copy, minor soil on first and last pp; binding solid & tight. This volume includes the work of fifty British architects, including Detmar Blow & Fernand Billerey; E. Guy Dawber; Ernest Gimson, R.S. Lorimer, Edwin Lutyens, C.F.A. Voysey, Fairfax B. Wade, Edward Warren, and many others
Inventory number #013930



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$15.00

Drexler, Arthur & Greta Daniel
Introduction to Twentieth Century Design from the Collection of The Museum of Modern Art
NY: Museum of Modern Art, 1959

Small quarto. 94 pp; 132 objects, all illustrated in b/w and described. Stiff pictorial wraps. VG, a clean, unmarked copy, minor cover soil, bottom corner gently bumped. An important survey of 20th century design from MOMA's collection; at least half from the 1950's. It includes chairs, lighting, industrial design, kitchenware, tableware, and crafts.
Inventory number #013929



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$15.00

Lowry, Bates
Muse or Ego : Salon and Independent Artists of the 1880's : 75th anniversary Exhibition
Claremont, CA: Pomona College Gallery, 1963

Second printing. Small quarto. 51 pp; [27] b/w illustrations. Stiff pictorial wraps. VG, faint scattered foxing on rear free endpaper & inside rear cover, light edgewear. Exhibition catalogue with 71 works.
Inventory number #013928



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: 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