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


Price:
$50.00

Frey, Gilbert
THE MODERN CHAIR: 1850 to Today / Le Siege Moderne de 1850 a Aujourd'hui / Das Moderne Sitzmobel von 1850 bis Heute
Sulgen: Arthur Niggli Ltd, 1992

Oblong quarto. 231 pp; numerous line drawings; bibliography. Text in English, French & German. Black cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/VG+, short tear at head of jacket spine, jacket edges lightly rubbed in places. First published in 1970, this revised edition extends the trends of chair evolution from 1972 to 1990. A total of 118 chair designs presented chronologically from 1850 to 1990, along with biographies of the designers and manufacturers.
Inventory number #006499



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$125.00

Redslob, Edwin
ALT-DANEMARK
München: Delphin-Verlag, 1921

Second edition. Quarto. xxix, 193 pp; 323 b/w photographs (hors texte) + 11 illus in text; bibliography; index. Text in German. Gold cloth with black stamped lettering, all edges stained blue. A very good copy. Signed & inscribed by author to Bert S. Fielden, dated August 1947. Illustrated with b/w photographs of buildings, interiors, and furniture from the 15th century to the early 19th century.
Inventory number #006371



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


Price:
$40.00

Fastnedge, Ralph
SHERATON FURNITURE
Woodbridge: Antique Collectors' Club, 1983

Quarto. 224 pp; 4 color plates, 96 b/w illustrations; bibliography; index. Cloth with dustjacket. VG/VG. The author examines in detail the various designs put forward by Thomas Sheraton (1751-1806) and places them in context against the work of other designers such as Shearer and Hepplewhite.
Inventory number #006045



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


Price:
$60.00

Kirk, John T.
AMERICAN CHAIRS: Queen Anne and Chippendale
NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1972

Quarto. 208 pp; color frontispiece, 252 b/w illustrations; appendix; index. Cloth with dustjacket. VG in VG- jacket, two closed tears to top rear edge of jacket, former owner signature on front flyleaf. An excellent guide to the art of chairmaking in 18th century America, clearly written and well illustrated. Arntzen P220.
Inventory number #005756



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: As New


Price:
$25.00

Rago, David & John Sollo
SOLLO : RAGO John Sollo and David Rago Present a 20th Century Weekend, April 3 & 4, 2004
Lambertville, NJ: Sollo:Rago, 2004

Quarto. 231 pp; 1311 lots, illustrated in color. Paperback. Near fine. Furniture, lamps, jewelry, ceramics, art glass, paintings, works on paper by hundreds of well-known designers.
Inventory number #005464



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$8.00

[Catalogue
SHAKER WORKSHOPS
Concord Center, MA: The 1747 Wright Tavern, 1970

Octavo. 27 pp; b/w illustrations. Stapled wraps. VG. Catalogue describing the furniture and accessories in production at Shaker Workshops, an organization dedicated to perpetuating the high standard of craftsmanship and design characteristic of the Shakers since their arrival in 1774.
Inventory number #005191



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$15.00

Landau, Sarah Bradford
P.B. WIGHT: Architect, Contractor, and Critic, 1838-1925
Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago, 1981

Exhibition catalogue. Quarto. 108 pp; 8 color plates & numerous b/w illustrations; checklists of Wight's publications, his buildings and projects, and buildings by Carter, Drake and Wight, 1872-1874; and provenance and checklist of 184 architectural drawings, plans and elevations in the Wight collection by John Zukowsky. Paperback. VG. P.B. Wight was a designer of furniture, critic and historian of contemporary architecture and fireproofing techology, as well as an architect.
Inventory number #005172



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$15.00

Parke-Bernet Galleries
FURNITURE & SCULPTURE FOR THE GARDEN AND TERRACE A GROUP OF SOLARIUM FURNITURE, Japanese Granite, Bronze and Other Garden Ornaments Belonging to Various Owners
NY: Parke-Bernet Galleries, 1959

Octavo. 72 pp; b/w photographs of various items. 311 lots. Stapled wraps. VG, minor soiling to covers. Sale no. 1907, Wednesday & Thursday May 27 and 28, 1958. Lead, wrought & cast iron, sculptured and cast stone, bronze and other ornaments. Japanese granite bronze and other garden ornaments belonging to various owners including New Jersey, New York & Pennsylvania private collectors.
Inventory number #005130



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


Price:
$20.00

Jarry, Madeleine & Maryvonne Dobry
PERIOD NEEDLEPOINT FOR ANTIQUE FURNITURE
NY: William Morrow, 1976

First English edition. Square octavo. 127 pp; numerous color photographs, numerous b/w designs & text illustrations. Cloth with dustjacket. VG/VG.
Inventory number #005005



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: As New


Price:
$20.00

Rago, David & John Sollo
SOLLO : RAGO John Sollo and David Rago Present a 20th Century Weekend, April 2 & 3, 2005
Lambertville, NJ: Sollo:Rago, 2005

Quarto. 286 pp; 1233 lots, illustrated in color. Paperback. Near fine. Furniture, lamps, jewelry, ceramics, art glass, paintings, works on paper by hundreds of well-known designers.
Inventory number #004851



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$10.00

Christie's
FINE ART NOUVEAU AND ART DECO, Saturday, March 31, 1984
NY: Christie's, 1984

Quarto. 160 pp; 476 lots, many illustrated in color; bibliography. Paperback. VG. Many fine pieces of furniture, art glass, Tiffany lamps, Lalique glass, silver, jewelry, book bindings, and posters. Includes a lacquered wood panel by Jean Dunand for Mme. Jacoubovitch, Paris; and a rare enameled-silver and glass table lamp by Jean Goulden.
Inventory number #004850



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


Price:
$50.00

Sotheby's
THE KECK COLLECTION from La Lanterne, Bel Air, California, December 5-6 1991
NY: Sotheby's, 1991

Sale 6264. Quarto. 293 lots, most illustrated in color, with folding plates. Hardcover with dj. VG/VG. A magnificent collection of French furniture.
Inventory number #004722



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$35.00

Pessler, Monika & Harald Krejci (eds.)
FRIEDRICH KIESLER DESIGNER: Seating Furniture of the 30s And 40s
Ostfildern-Ruit: Hatje Cantz, 2005

Quarto. 128 pp; nearly 120 sketches & b/w photographs; chronology of Kiesler's life; bibliography. Text in English & German. Paperback with dustjacket. VG/VG, dj has a couple of short edge tears. Previously unpublished material relating to Austro-American artist and architect Friedrich Kiesler's innovative furniture designs and prototypes from the 1930s and 40s are featured in this comprehensive volume.
Inventory number #004678



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: New
Jacket: New


Price:
$60.00

Witt-Doerring, Christian
JOSEF HOFFMANN INTERIORS 1902-1913
NY: Prestel, 2006

First edition. Quarto. 224 pp; illustrated throughout mostly in b/w. Hardcover with dustjacket. Published in conjunction with the Josef Hoffmann exhibition at the Neue Gallerie in NYC from November 2, 2006 to February 26, 2007. Illustrated with color photographs of Hoffmann’s masterpieces -on their own and as parts of interiors- this monograph focuses on significant aspects of Hoffmann’s career: his early years as a member of the Secessionist Movement and founder of the Vienna Workshops, his role in the intellectual rebellion that took place in Austria; and his progression toward a Modernist ethic. It takes readers through four dazzling interiors designed by Hoffmann and furnished with his signature pieces, including furniture, wall and floor coverings, textiles, lighting, ceramics, glassware and metalwork.
Inventory number #004543



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$35.00

Wills, Geoffrey
ENGLISH FURNITURE 1760-1900
Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1971

Octavo. 256 pp; 32 color & 204 b/w photographs; bibliography. Tan cloth with gilt lettered-spine, no dj. VG. This book is the second of a pair by Wills describing the development of English furniture since the 16th century.
Inventory number #004518



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$100.00

Stoneman, Vernon C.
JOHN AND THOMAS SEYMOUR Cabinetmakers in Boston 1794-1816
Boston: Special Publications, 1959

First edition. Quarto. 393 pp; descriptive catalogue of over 250 desks, secretaries, sideboards, tables, and bureaux, all illustrated with photographs, including 9 in color; references and bibliography. Cloth. Limited edition of 2000 copies. Ex-library copy - stamp on all 3 edges, glue stain on rear pastedown where pocket was removed. Head & tail of spine starting to fray, backstrip & all corners rubbed, front cover has a few scratches, spine & top inch of covers sunned. A good reference copy.
Inventory number #004378



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


Price:
$95.00

Packer, Charles
PARIS FURNITURE by the Master Ebenistes. A Chronologically Arranged Pictorial Review of Furniture by the Master Menuisiers-Ebenistes
Newport: Ceramic Book Company, 1956

Limited edition of 1000 copies. Quarto. xxv, 104 pp plus 237 b/w plates; bibliography. Blue cloth with gilt lettering, top edge gilt. #556/1000. VG-, lighter areas along spine edge & bottom edge. Based mainly on pieces in American collections, this work gives a commentary on the styles and techniques of the 17th and 18th century furniture makers, a list of the masters from Boulle to Jacob, and a useful pictorial review of pieces arranged in chronological order. An appendix lists some architects, sculptors, painters etc. who influenced French furniture design from the latter part of the 17th C. to the beginning of the 19th C.
Inventory number #004267



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


Price:
$150.00

Montgomery, Charles
AMERICAN FURNITURE The Federal Period in the Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum
NY: Viking Press, 1966

First edition. Quarto. 497 pp; 491 b/w photographs; 127 illustrations of inlays in color; 21 room settings (11 in color; 46 cabinetmakers' labels and 39 furniture details for regional identification; cabinetmakers' biographies; bibliography; index. Cloth with dj. VG/VG, light chipping at top & bottom of dj spine & bottom corner, dj price clipped. The important reference book on American Federal furniture; and an essential work for the serious student of American decorative arts. Arntzen P218, Franklin 2300
Inventory number #004216



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Fine
Jacket: Fine


Price:
$40.00

Baker, Martha & Sara Evans
THE OUTDOOR LIVING ROOM
NY: Clarkson Potter, 2001

Quarto. 224 pp; profusely illustrated with color photographs; resources. Hardcover with dj. Fine/Fine. Landscape designer Martha Baker offers more than 45 examples where porches, pools, patios, decks, and gardens have been turned into outdoor living spaces. The styles include classic, rustic, romantic, modern, whimsical, and in town. The resource section illustrates and describes garden furniture, architectural and landscape elements, and decorative items.
Inventory number #004200



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$50.00

Tracy, Berry B
FEDERAL FURNITURE AND DECORATIVE ARTS AT BOSCOBEL
NY: Boscobel Restoration / Harry N. Abrams, 1981

Square quarto. 165 pp; nearly 200 color & b/w illustrations; selected bibliography; index. Paperback. A fine, unused copy. A remarkable collection of Federal furniture and decorative arts is displayed at Boscobel, a fully restored example of New York Federal domestic architecture at Garrison, NY. The collection includes furniture by such important NY cabinetmakers as Duncan Phyfe, Charles-Honore Lannuier, and Michael Allison, paintings by Benjamin West, Ralph Earl, Ammi Phillips, an a pair of portraits attributed to the 18th century limner John Watson.
Inventory number #004040