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


Price:
$45.00

Melly, George
PARIS AND THE SURREALISTS
NY: Thames and Hudson, 1991

First edition. Quarto. 159 pp; 104 duotone illustrations; bibliography. Cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/Near Fine. The author offers a narrative history of Surrealism, and also analysis of the major works of Surrealist literature, all of which are imbued with the essence of Paris.
Inventory number #007796



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


Price:
$16.00

Gibbings, Robert
TILL I END MY SONG
London: J.M. Dent & Sons, 1957

First edition. Octavo. 234 pp; color frontis & 55 wood engravings by the author. Cloth with dustjacket. VG/VG, short tear & creasing at top corner of front free endpaper; jacket spine lightly sunned, top of spine & corners chipped.
Inventory number #007684



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: New
Jacket: New


Price:
$35.00

Beukers, Alan, introduction by Paul Theroux
EXOTIC POSTCARDS : The Lure of Distant Lands
NY: Thames & Hudson, 2007

Square quarto. 208 pp; 200 coilor illustrations; notes on the postcards. Cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/Near Fine. A collection of antique postcard images from the non-Western world features representations from the 19th and early 20th centuries.
Inventory number #007682



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


Price:
$15.00

Coats, Peter
OF KINGS AND CABBAGES
London: Weidenfeld and Nicholson, 1984

First edition. Octavo. 242 pp; 19 b/w photographs; index. Brown cloth with gilt-stamped spine in dustjacket. Near Fine/VG+, minor crease at top of jacket spine; not price clipped. Second volume of Peter Coats' memoirs. As professional garden writer, designer, and photographer, Coats travelled the world, staying at many of the finest private estates.
Inventory number #007502



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


Price:
$25.00

Roberts, Cecil
AND SO TO ROME
London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1950

First edition. Octavo. 245 pp; b/w illustrations. Cloth with unclipped dustjacket. Near Fine in Near Fine jacket; a clean, unmarked copy.
Inventory number #007422



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


Price:
$20.00

Reynolds, James
SOVEREIGN BRITAIN
NY: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1955

First edition. Octavo. xvi, 368 pp; many b/w illustrations, color endpapers & jacket by the author; index; map on rear pastedown. Cloth with fully illustrated dustjacket. VG/VG, top of jacket spine & corners chipped, light wear to bottom of pine & edges, residue of removed bookplate on reverse of front flyleaf.
Inventory number #005698



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Fine
Jacket: Fine


Price:
$15.00

Jacobs, Karrie
THE PERFECT $100,000 HOUSE: A Trip Across America and Back in Pursuit of a Place to Call Home
NY: Viking, 2006

First edition. Octavo. 291 pp; b/w drawings by Gary Panter; bibliography; web sites; index. Cloth-backed boards with dustjacket. Fine/Fine. An architecture and design critic's coast-to-coast search for an ideal American home that is both aesthetically pleasing and affordable cites the challenges facing prospective homeowners today, describing the author's meetings with architects and builders who are revolutionizing the ways people think about homes, construction techniques, and community.
Inventory number #005555



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$12.00

Nesterman, Lewis J.
NEW YORK HANDY GUIDE
NY: Nester House Publications, 1948

Octavo. 95 pp; b/w photographs and maps. Stapled covers. VG, minor rubbing to covers, minor wear to corners and spine. A sightseeing guide to New York city in 1948, with photographs of the major sights
Inventory number #005494



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


Price:
$29.95

Hayward, Gordon
SMALL BUILDINGS, SMALL GARDENS: Creating Gardens around Structures
Salt Lake City, UT: Gibbs Smith, 2007

First edition. Small quarto. 151 pp; profuse color photographs; bibliography; resources. Cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/Near Fine. Includes 72 drawings by Peter Joel Harrison of historic fence pale (upright picket) patterns that he discovered by travelling across the country.
Inventory number #005381



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Fine
Jacket: Near Fine


Price:
$10.00

Suleiman, Susan Rubin
BUDAPEST DIARY: In Search of the Motherbook
Lincoln, NE: Univ of Nebraska Press, 1996

First edition. Octavo. 232 pp. Hardcover with dustjacket. Fine/Near Fine. A clean, unmarked copy; jacket has light edgewear with minor wear to spine ends & bottom corner. The author left Budapest in 1949 as a young child with her parents, fleeing communism. This is the diary of her return 35 years later and her search for personal history.
Inventory number #004165



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket: None


Price:
$25.00

Antonelli, Paola (ed.)
WORKSPHERES Design and Contemporary Work Styles
NY: Harry N. Abrams & MoMA, 2001

Quarto. 223 pp; fully illustrated in color. Illustrated thin boards. near fine. Modern design for office spaces. Published on the occasion of the 2001 exhibition Workspheres: Innovative Design Solutions for the Workplace of the Near Future. This book introduces work concepts originated by internationally recognized designers who address the unique needs of specific work scenarios, including the nomadic office of a business traveler; the domestic office; the virtual office; and more traditional offices in settings configured for group interaction. Also includes essays by Larry Keeley, Christopher Budd, John Thackara, Aura Oslapas, Kayoko Ota, Jim-hee Chang, Hui-Chi Chou and Rachaporn Chouchouey.
Inventory number #004037



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


Price:
$15.00

Elderkin, Kate McK.
FROM TRIPOLI TO MARRAKESH
Springfield, MA: Pond-Ekberg Company, 1944

First edition. Octavo. xvi, 303 pp; 133 b/w photographs, plans of Timgad and Djemila; bibliography; index. Blue cloth with yellow-lettered cover & spine in dustjacket. Map on endpapers. VG/VG; a clean, unmarked copy, light rubbing to top & bottom of spine; lightly soiled jacket chipped at head & tail of spine & corners, two edge tears & front flap have tape repairs on reverse of jacket. This book is based on the diary and photographic record of an archaeological trip, covering three thousand miles of North Africa by the author and her husband, both archaeologists interested in classical civilization.
Inventory number #003932



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: New
Jacket: New


Price:
$35.00

Dwight, Eleanor, ed.
THE LETTERS OF PAULINE PALMER: A Great Lady of Chicago's First Family
NY: M.T.Train / Scala Books, 2005

Quarto. 332 pp; full of duotone illustrations; notes; bibliography. Cloth with dj. Fine/Fine. A new copy. Three generations of the Potter Palmer family of Chicago emerge from the letters of Pauline, as the young bride of Potter Palmer II writes to her mother Mabel Blake Kohlsaat, wife of newspaper owner, Herman H. Kohlsaat. In a lively and intimate style, they tell of family life, European travel, art collecting and Chicago history in the first decades of the 20th century.
Inventory number #003904



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$14.00

Thiede, Arthur & Cindy Teipner
AMERICAN LOG HOMES
Salt Lake City: Gibbs Smith, 1992

Oblong quarto. 194 pp; full of b/w & color photographs; list of architects & designers, list of builders, list of log-home companies; bibliography; index. Paperback. VG. The authors, after spending 3 years traveling across the U.S. in search of log homes, present over 50 examples. They range from Abe Lincoln's original log cabin to lavish new homes. Floor plans are provided for 24 houses.
Inventory number #003549



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


Price:
$5.00

Du Colombier, Pierre
THE ENCHANTMENT OF ROME
Chicago: Rand McNally & Company, 1970

First American edition. Octavo. 77 pp plus 4 color & 171 b/w photographs. Cream cloth with red lettering in dustjacket. VG/VG, jacket price clipped, minor wear at top of jacket spine; date written in ink at top of title page has been "whited out.". The author, an art historian, has written a guide to the hills and streets of Rome, the piazzas and people; the churches and the ruins; the sculptures and the paintings.
Inventory number #003331



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$20.00

Lucas, E.V
A WANDERER IN HOLLAND
London: Methuen, 1906

Fourth edition. Octavo; 309, pp; color and b&w plates; 40-pp catalog of books available from publisher. Cloth with gilt titles on spine. VG
Inventory number #003242



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Good+
Jacket: None


Price:
$20.00

Muirhead, Findlay & Marcel Monmarche
MUIRHEAD'S NORTH-WESTERN FRANCE
London: Macmillan & Co., 1926

Second impression. 6.25" x 4.5". 392 pp; numerous color illustrations & 44 maps, many folding. Cloth with gilt titles. Good++, some loss to spine tips, joints rubbed; a couple of minor closed tears to maps and one more severe that has been repaired.
Inventory number #003198



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Fine
Jacket: Fine


Price:
$25.00

Plomer, William, ed.
KILVERT'S DIARY 1870-1879
Boston: David R. Godine, 1986

First American edition. Quarto; 288 pp; numerous color illustrations and photographs; index. Cloth decorated with pastedown border and inset color illustration, in unclipped dj. Fine/Fine in mylar. Life in the English countryside in Mid-Victorian times.
Inventory number #002802



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


Price:
$35.00

McLaren, Moray
STERN AND WILD: A New Scottish Journey
London: Chapman and Hall, 1948

First edition. Octavo; 208 pp;. Cloth with illustrated dj. VG/VG. previous owner signature on ffep, slight edgewear to dj.
Inventory number #002800



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


Price:
$25.00

Worsley-Gough, Barbara
FASHIONS IN LONDON
London: Allan Wingate, 1952

First edition. Octavo; 118 pp; numerous b&w illustrations. Cloth in unclipped dj designed by Paul Hogarth. VG/VG- moderate sized chip to top of spine and closed tear to face of jacket, other minor dings and chips to top edge, still very nice.
Inventory number #002799