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


Price:
$25.00

Rogers, W.G.
WISE MEN FISH HERE: The Story of Frances Steloff and the Gotham Bookmart
NY: Harcourt Brace & World, 1965

First edition. Octavo. 246 pp; 8 pp of b/w photographs; index. Cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; unclipped jacket with 2" edge tear at edge of backstrip, horizontal slice near bottom edge of author photo on back cover. Founded by Frances Steloff in 1920, the Gotham Book Mart on West 47th St was more than just a bookstore. It was a gathering place and a nurturing place for writers. Her parties became as legendary as her battles against censorship.
Inventory number #013103



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


Price:
$100.00

James, Edward
Swans Reflecting Elephants: My Early Years
London: Weidenfeld and Nicholson, 1982

First edition . Octavo. 178 pp; 88 pp b/w photographs; index. Cloth with dustjacket. VG/VG, former owner name on front free endpaper, also quote by Seneca;; unclipped jacket
Inventory number #013090



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$65.00

Trade Catalogue
Manufacture de Carreaux Mosaiques en Portland Comprime. Mosaiques en Marbres des Alpes
Paris: Paul-Dubos & Cie., n.d.

ca. 1900. First edition. Folded size: 7 1/8" h x 4 5/8" w - opens up to 7 1/8" x 23 1/4". 9 pp, full of color illustrations of tile designs. Text in French. Folding stiff cardstock. Near Fine, minor rubbing to fore edge. The catalogue depicts fifteen tile designs with interchangeable borders. Also 2 pp showing several stone balustrade designs.
Inventory number #013022



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$20.00

Creighton, Thomas H., editor
BUILDING FOR MODERN MAN: A Symposium
Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1949

First edition. Octavo. xv, 219 pp. Black cloth with silver reverse lettered spine. VG
Inventory number #013001



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


Price:
$35.00

Adachi, Barbara. Foreword by Jo Okada, introduction by Bernard Leach
THE LIVING TREASURES OF JAPAN
Tokyo, NY: Kodansha International, 1973

First edition. Small square quarto. 67 pp text plus 96 color plates. Publisher's brown cloth with silver-lettered spine in dustjacket. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy, front & rear pastedowns bubbled - llikely a binding error, not water damage; top & bottom of jacket spine lightly chipped, edges show light wear. Signed by author on title page.
Inventory number #012982



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


Price:
$25.00

Weir, Rosemary
THE MAN WHO BUILT A CITY: A Life of Sir Christopher Wren
NY: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1971

First edition. Octavo. viii, 208 pp; b/w illustrations; chronological table; sources; index. Black cloth with gilt-lettered spine in dustjacket. Near Fine/Near Fine, a crisp, unmarked copy; unclipped jacket with lightly toned spine, back cover lightly soiled. Publisher's review slip laid in.
Inventory number #012976



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


Price:
$15.00

Sutherland, Douglas. Foreword By Diana Duchess of Newcastle
THE ENGLISH GENTLEMAN'S WIFE
London: Debrett's Peerage Ltd., 1979

First edition. Slim octavo. 80 pp; drawings by Timothy Jaques. Cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy; price-clipped jacket is glossy & bright with no wear.
Inventory number #012971



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


Price:
$15.00

Walton, Frank L.
TOMAHAWKS TO TEXTILES: The Fabulous Story of Worth Street
NY: Appleton-Century-Crofts, 1953

First edition. Octavo. xii, 177 pp plus 19 maps & b/w illustrations. Publisher's blue cloth with gilt-lettered cover & spine, lacks dustjacket. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; minor rubbing to spine ends & corners.
Inventory number #012964



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$50.00

Maynard, Samuel T.
THE SMALL COUNTRY PLACE
Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1908

First edition. Octavo. 320 pp; frontis & 100 b/w photos & diagrams. Green pictorial cloth, illustrated endpapers. VG, former owner name stamped on front pastedown & ffep, else an unmarked copy; cover image bright & clean, spine a bit darkened.
Inventory number #012959



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


Price:
$15.00

Cocteau, Jean
PAST TENSE: The Cocteau Diaries, Vol. 2
NY: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1988

First edition. Octavo. 355 pp. Cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/Near Fine, a solid, unmarked copy; unclipped jacket shows mild rubbing on back cover, a remainder mark to the bottom edges of pages.
Inventory number #012942



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


Price:
$15.00

Chase, Ilka
FRESH FROM THE LAUNDRY
NY: Doubleday & Company, 1967

First edition (stated). Octavo. 230 pp; 24 pp of b/w photos by Norton Brown, author's husband; map on endpapers. Gilt-lettered cloth with dustjacket. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; unclipped jacket with large chip at head of spine & small loss at tail, numerous tiny edge tears. Travel adventures in the Balkans.
Inventory number #012933



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


Price:
$15.00

Chase, Ilka
ELEPHANTS ARRIVE AT HALF-PAST FIVE
NY: Doubleday & Company, 1963

First edition (stated). Octavo. 269 pp; 32 pp of b/w photos by Norton Brown, author's husband; map on endpapers. Gilt-lettered cloth with dustjacket. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; unclipped jacket has short tear at top corner fold & bottom of spine fold , light wear to top & bottom of spine. A photo-safari of East Africa
Inventory number #012932



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$75.00

Radford Architectural Company
THE RADFORD AMERICAN HOMES. 100 House Plans
Riverside, IL: Radford Architectural Company, 1903

First edition. Octavo. 255 pp; drawings & floor plans. Pictorial cloth with white-stamped lettering on cover and spine, top edge gilt. VG-, top front corner abraded with small loss, former owner names on front free endpaper, text VG, spine lettering rubbed. One hundred full-page drawings of houses with floorplans on the opposite page.
Inventory number #012879



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


Price:
$225.00

Ahlin, Janne
SIGURD LEWERENTZ ARCHITECT, 1885-1975
Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1987

First edition. Folio. 191 pp; 16 color & numerous b/w photographs, drawings, plans & elevations; index. Red-lettered black cloth with dustjacket. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; unclipped jacket lightly chipped at top & bottom of spine, 1/2-in. tear at top corner fold, several tiny edge tears, edges of spine lightly rubbed.
Inventory number #012857



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$150.00

Lynch, Kenneth [Inscribed to Eric Sloane]
WEATHERVANES
Canterbury, CT: Canterbury Publishing Co., 1971

First edition. Folio. 95 pp; b/w photographs & illustrations throughout; index. Green cloth with gilt-stamped lettering on cover & spine. Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy; covers show minor wear; old signature(?) on bottom edge. Inscribed on front free endpaper, "For Eric Sloane / My Mentor / Kenneth Lynch / Feb 26, 1975."
Inventory number #012856



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


Price:
$75.00

Robicsek, Francis [Inscribed]
THE SMOKING GODS: Tobacco in Maya Art, History, and Religion
Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 1978

First edition. Quarto. xxv, 233 pp; illustrated with 234 color & b/w photographs & drawings; notes; references; index. Black cloth with silver-lettered spine & silver-stamped image on cover in dustjacket. VG/VG, a crisp, unmarked copy; jacket lightly chipped on top edge, minor wear at base of spine, top edge toned. Inscribed by author on title page.
Inventory number #012847



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$95.00

Beaton, Cecil
THE GLASS OF FASHION
Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, 1954

Early printing of first edition. Octavo. 397 pp; numerous pen and ink drawings by the author; index. Publisher's black cloth, lacks jacket. VG+, a tight, solid copy, old gift inscription dated Dec 25, 1956 on half title page.
Inventory number #012818



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


Price:
$85.00

Levy, Newman [Inscribed to Walter Latendorf]
THEATRE GUYED
NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1933

First edition (stated]. Octavo. 89 pp; full-page drawings by Rea Irvin. Grey cloth with blue-stamped lettering on spine and cover in dustjacket. Near Fine/VG. Inscribed "To Walter Latendorf, Collector of First Editions, August 7, 1934" on front flyleaf, else a clean, unmarked copy; unclipped jacket has lightly chipped edges, more so on rear panel than front. Humorous summaries of well-known plays and literary works in verse form.
Inventory number #012817



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good++


Price:
$50.00

Cowles, Fleur, Editor
FLAIR Magazine, February 1950 Issue
NY: Cowles Magazines, 1950

First edition. Small folio. 130 pp; full of color & b/w illustrations, several fold-outs and bound-in booklets. Paperback. VG, a clean, unmarked copy, spine intact. The first issue of this innovative magazine, dedicated to "the best in the arts: literature, fashion, humor, decoration, travel and entertainment." A total of twelve monthly issues were published from February 1950 to January 1951.
Inventory number #012815



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$50.00

Cowles, Fleur, Editor
FLAIR Magazine, March 1950 Issue
NY: Cowles Magazines, 1950

First edition. Small folio. 124 pp; full of color & b/w illustrations, several fold-outs and bound-in booklets. Paperback. VG, a clean, unmarked copy, spine intact.
Inventory number #012814