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


Price:
$15.00

Lemire, Eugene D., editor
The Unpublished Lectures of William Morris
Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 1969

First edition. Octavo. 331 pp. Brown cloth with gilt-lettered spine in dustjacket. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy, residue from small price label on front free endpaper, else a clean, unmarked copy; unclipped jacket spine toned, else clean with no tears or chips. This book is a scholarly edition, providing both the texts and the notes necessary for the study of Morris's entire career as a lecturer-propagandist, incl. a calendar of Morris's platform career and bibliographical checklist of his speeches and lectures.
Inventory number #014358



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Fine
Jacket: None


Price:
$10.00

Donnelley, Gaylord
To Be a Good Printer: Our Four Commitments
Chicago: R.R. Donnelley & Sons, 1977

First edition. Octavo. xiii, 110 pp; frontispiece portrait of author & portraits of four family members. Gilt-stamped two-tone brown cloth. Fine, a clean, unmarked copy.
Inventory number #014357



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: Good


Price:
$15.00

Litchfield, P.W.
Autumn Leaves: Reflections of an Industrial Lieutenant
Cleveland: Corday & Gross Co., 1945

Octavo. 125 pp; frontispiece, drawings & color diagrams; tipped-in photo of author; illustrated endpapers. Gilt-stamped blue buckram binding. VG/Good, owner name on first blank page & half title page, else a clean, unmarked copy; jacket edges & spine ends chipped, spine & band on front cover sunned. Paul Weeks Litchfield, an American industrialist, was president & chairman of the board of Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co. Illustrated throughout by Rockwell Kent.
Inventory number #014356



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$25.00

deCesare, John
The Illustrators & Designers Workshop in Paris
Long Island City, NY: Lindenmeyr Paper Corp., 1980

12" x 7.5". 26 loose sheets with color illustrations in portfolio with flaps. VG, sheets clean & unmarked; portfolio with light edgewear. The Illustrators Workshop, founded in 1975 to provide young illustrators the opportunity for apprenticeship, presented a special edition of the program in June 1980. This suite, commemorating the Paris program, was conceived and designed by John DeCesare, Managing Director of The Illustrations Workshop. It includes pieces by the six faculty members and by eighteen of the eighty-eight participants in the program. Faculty members: Alan E. Cober, Mark English, Bernie Fuchs, Bob Heindel, Fred Otnes, Robert Peak, and John DeCesare.
Inventory number #014355



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$35.00

Nash-Kelvinator Corp,
Kelvinator in the Home of Your Dreams: Plans for Your New Home and Its Kitchen
Detroit: Nash-Kelvinator Corp., 1944

Quarto. 30 pp; profuse color illustrations and floor plans. Color illustrated wraps, staple-bound. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; light wear to spine & light creasing to bottom corner of front cover. This trade catalogue features six types of low-cost small houses designed by a Cleveland, Ohio architectural firm of Maier, Outcalt, Dickerson & Associates with floor plans & color illustration of the exterior. Kitchen interiors were created for each type of home by Andrew E. Probala. The kitchens feature Kelvinator electric refrigerators, electric ranges, home freezers, and electric water heaters. The house types are Cape Cod, Early American, English cottage, compact French, Ranch, and modern house in stucco or white painted brick.
Inventory number #014353



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


Price:
$20.00

von Solodkoff, Alexander
Russian Gold and Silver
London: Trefoil Books, 1981

Square quarto. 238 pp; over 200 b/w & color illustrations; lists of makers; Russian town marks, index of marks & signatures; bibliography; index. Brown cloth with gilt-lettered spine with dustjacket. Near Fine/Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy. A well-illustrated history of Russian gold and silverwork from the 17th to 19th centuries.
Inventory number #014350



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


Price:
$15.00

Innes-Smtih, Robert
Notable Derbyshire Houses
Derby: Derbyshire Countryside Limited, 1972

Quarto. 135 pp; profuse b/w photographs with some in color. Red textured cloth with dustjacket; illustrated endpapers. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; price-clipped jacket, spine toned and ends lightly chipped.
Inventory number #014345



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


Price:
$15.00

Tobias, Tobi
An Umbrella Named Umbrella
NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1976

First printing. Octavo. 45 pp; illustrated by Lady McCrady. Green cloth-backed boards with dustjacket. Near Fine/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; unclipped jacket lightly soiled.
Inventory number #014344



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


Price:
$10.00

McPhee, John
Irons in the Fire
NY: Farrar Straus & Giroux, 1997

Octavo. 216 pp. Tan paper-covered hardcover with dustjacket. Near Fine/Near Fine, a clean, tight unmarked copy; jacket crisp with no wear. A collection of seven essays, originally appearing in The New Yorker.
Inventory number #014343



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$35.00

Fiell, Charlotte & Peter, ed.
Decorative Art 60s: A Source Book
Cologne: Taschen, 2000

Quarto. 575 pp; thousands of b/w & color illustrations; index. Text in English/German/French. Flexible binding. VG, a clean, unmarked copy with minimal cover wear. This is an excellent visual reference to the interiors and decorative arts of the 1960s. The editors have compiled highlights from the "Decorative Art" yearbooks published by Studio magazine.
Inventory number #014342



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$20.00

Drexler, Arthur
Transformations in Modern Architecture
NY: Distributed by New York Graphic Society, 1979

Quarto. 168 pp; 352 b/w photographs; list of architects. Paperback with deep gate fold illustrated covers. VG, a clean, unmarked copy. The exhibition on which this book is based took place at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, from February 23 - April 24, 1979.
Inventory number #014340



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$25.00

Bargiel-Harry, Rejane et al
La Petite Reine: le Velo en Affiches a la Fin du XIXeme: 31 mai-23 septembre 1979 au muse de l'Affiche
Paris: Musee de l'Affiche, 1979

Oblong quarto. Unpaginated, [50] pp, includes 110 images of bicycle posters, in color & b/w illustrations; bibliography. Text in French.. Paperback with bright yellow image on front cover. Near Fine, a tight, unmarked copy, tiny bump to bottom corner.
Inventory number #014339



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$15.00

Dain, Phyllis
The New York Public Library: A Universe of Knowledge
London: Scala Publishers, 2000

First edition. Octavo. 144 pp; numerous color & b/w illustrations. Glossy paperback. Near Fine, a long gift inscription of front free endpaper, else an unmarked copy. A richly illustrated history of the New York Public Library, founded in 1895.
Inventory number #014338



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$10.00

Ketchum, William C., Jr.
The Collections of the Margaret Woodbury Strong Museum
Rochester, NY: Margaret Woodbury Strong Museum, 1982

Quarto. 66 pp; color & b/w photographs. Paperback. Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy. When it opened in 1982, the Margaret Woodbury Strong Museum in Rochester NY focused on the history of American social & cultural development from 1820 to 1920 - the century that experienced the changes created by industrialism. This book features the museum's collections of dolls, toys, dollhouses & doll furniture, silver, glass, ceramics, furniture, Oriental arts, fine arts & crafts, textiles, household utensils, and books & paper ephemera.
Inventory number #014337



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


Price:
$15.00

Coddington, Grace with Michael Roberts
Grace: A Memoir
NY: Random House, 2012

First printing. Quarto. 333 pp; well-illustrated with color & b/w photographs. Orange paper-covered hardcover with dustjacket. Near Fine/VG, a clean, unmarked copy with tight binding; unclipped jacket with slight wear to bottom of spine. A memoir from Grace Coddington, Vogue's longtime creative director, and a former model.
Inventory number #014336



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$15.00

Parke-Bernet Galleries
French, English and Italian Decorative Furniture Belonging to Mrs Walter Sharp Removed from Cheekwood, Nashville, Tennessee
NY: Parke-Bernet Galleries, 1959

Octavo. 86 pp; b/w photographs of various items. 458 lots. Wraps. VG, minor soiling to covers. Sale no. 1870
Inventory number #014334



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$15.00

Parke-Bernet Galleries
American & English Furniture Historic American Paintings, Bronzes... Property of Mrs Geraldine R. Dodge, New York & Madison, NJ
NY: Parke-Bernet Galleries, 1956

Octavo. 93 pp; b/w photographs of various items. 459 lots. Wraps. VG, minor soiling to covers. Sale no. 1646, Fri & Sat, February 3 & 4, 1956.
Inventory number #014333



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$15.00

Parke-Bernet Galleries
English & American Furniture, Silver, Decorations. Property of Various New York Private Collectors, Estates and Other Owners: Including William J.B. Macauley, New York, Brian J. Lynch, New York, Estate of the Late H. Sylvia A.H.G. Wilks
NY: Parke-Bernet Galleries, 1952

Octavo. 125 pp; b/w photographs of various items. 670 lots. Wraps. VG, spine slightly faded. Sale no. 1335, Wed, Thu & Sat, April 9. 10 & 12, 1952.
Inventory number #014332



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$15.00

Parke-Bernet Galleries
French Provincial Furniture & French Garden Furniture and Statuary Assembled by Mme Renee Guibal, Haut du Val (near Versailles)
NY: Parke-Bernet Galleries, 1952

Octavo. 81 pp; b/w photographs of various items. 411 lots. Wraps. VG, minor toning to covers, one corner creased. Sale no. 1353, Wednesday & Thursday May 28-29, 1952.
Inventory number #014331



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


Price:
$15.00

Cocteau, Jean
The White Paper
NY: Macaulay Company, 1958

Small octavo. 88 pp; preface & b/w drawings by Jean Cocteau. Black cloth with white lettering on spine in dustjacket. VG/VG-, a clean, unmarked copy; unclipped jacket with chips at spine ends & bottom edge, small hole on front panel that's been inked in, and 2-in. rubbed strip along edge of spine.
Inventory number #014329