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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, 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



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$50.00

Cowles, Fleur, Editor
FLAIR Magazine, May 1950
NY: Cowles Magazines, 1950

First edition. Small folio. 122 pp; full of color & b/w illustrations, several fold-outs and bound-in booklets. Paperback. VG, a clean, unmarked copy, spine intact.
Inventory number #012812



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$30.00


INDEX OF WOLFF BOOK AND DISPLAY TYPE FACES
NY: H. Wolff Book Manufacturing Company, 1942

First edition. Octavo. 29 pp. illustrated. Blue cloth with gilt-lettered cover. VG, page edges toned, else clean & unmarked, top of spine lightly rubbed. Published to fill the gap while the company's new type specimen book was in preparation. This compact Index of Type Faces contains 593 different faces and sizes.
Inventory number #012808



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


Price:
$12.00

Settle, Alison
ENGLISH FASHION
London: Collins, 1948

First edition. Octavo. 47 pp; 8 color & 23 b/w illustrations. Illustrated boards in dustjacket with identical image. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; jacket has light wear to toned spine with tiny nicks to backstrip.
Inventory number #012797



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$150.00

Chord, Jack T.
THE WINDOW DISPLAY MANUAL: a complete window display course including fundamentals and Technique
Cincinnati, OH: The Display Publishing Co., 1931

First edition. Quarto. 240 pp; full of b/w photographs & diagrams. Black cloth with silver reverse lettering. VG, a clean copy with no writing, front & rear endpapers toned with a few smudges, small stain (glue?) on pp 20-21, bottom of spine frayed with small loss, top of spine & corners lightly rubbed, small ring on front cover.
Inventory number #012791



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


Price:
$25.00

Donovan, Carrie, ed.
LIVING WELL: The New York Times Book of Home Design and Decoration
NY: Times Books, 1981

First edition. Quarto. 254 pp; hundreds of color photographs. Cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; unclipped jacket shows minor scuffing. A collection of noteworthy interiors selected by the New York Times' editors, they include a palazzo in the hills overlooking Genoa, Italy; Karl Lagerfeld's Paris apartment; a designer's cozy country retreat in France; and a fixed-up camper
Inventory number #012740



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$25.00

Canaan, Gershon
REBUILDING THE LAND OF ISRAEL
NY: Architectural Book Publishing, 1954

First edition. Quarto. 205 pp; well-illustrated with b/w photographs, drawings, diagrams & floor plans; chronology; bibliography; index. Original silver-lettered blue cloth, no jacket (rear panel laid in). VG, except for architect rubber stamp on ffep an unmarked copy, spine slightly faded, light fraying to spine ends.
Inventory number #012712



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


Price:
$35.00

Dike, Catherine
CANES IN THE UNITED STATES: Illustrated Momentoes of American History 1607-1953
LAdue, MO: Cane Curiosa Press, 1994

First edition. Quarto. 397 pp; profuse b/w & color photographs; index. Gilt-lettered cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy, tiny nick at top of unclipped jacket.
Inventory number #012675



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


Price:
$15.00


ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY-FIVE YEARS OF PUBLISHING 1837-1962
Boston: Little, Brown, 1962

First edition (stated). Twelvemo. 84 pp; numerous b/w photographs. Gilt-lettered cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/Near Fine, a crisp, unmarked copy; jacket has minor wear to spine ends & corners..
Inventory number #012665