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Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$50.00

Christie's
DESIGNED BY ARCHITECTS. Important Works by Charles Rennie Mackintosh and Others From an International Private Collection
London: Christie's, 2002

Quarto. 161 pp; 71 lots, all with color photographs, including 4 fold-out pages. Paperback. VG+, a clean copy, minor edge wear, back cover has a couple of light scratches. Auction results laid in. Important works by Charles Rennie Mackintosh - silver candle holder, bronze & glass hanging lamp, flatware, inlaid cabinet, two inlaid gesso panels - Opera of the Wind, Opera of the Sea; carved & inlaid oak settle, cypress display cabinet, cypress double bookcase, stained oak cabinet, white painted oak washstand for Dunglass Castle, metal & leaded glass hanging shade, white painted oak bedroom table for 120 Mains St, Glasgow, 1900; chairs, armchairs & tables for the Argyle Street Tea Room, Glasgow, 1898; ebonised mahogany writing cabinet for Walter W. Blackie Esq, Hill House, Helensburgh, 1904; dark stained Sycamore side chair, designs & drawings, design for a clock face, inlaid and ebonised mantel clock, yellow painted settle for the Willow Tea Room, Glasgow, 1917; fabric designs, bedroom furniture designed for W.J. Bassett-Lowke, and others.
Inventory number #009626



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$50.00

Conway, Hazel
ERNEST RACE
London: Design Council, 1982

Square octavo. 80 pp; 124 b/w illustrations; bibliography. Paperback. Near fine copy. Ernest Race is best known for the furniture that he designed for the 1951 Festival of Britain, particularly the Antelope and Springbok chairs. He trained as an interior designer and practiced in both textile and furniture design, his career spanning from the mid-1930s to the early 1960s. Most of Race's furniture designs belong to the 1950s. This book examines Race's contribution to design in the context of the periods in which he was working, and to understand the most important factors inspiring his designs.
Inventory number #009606



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$50.00

[Pergolesi] Maser, Edward A., intro.
CLASSICAL ORNAMENT OF THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY Designed & Engraved by Michelangelo Pergolesi
NY: Dover, 1970

Folio. vii, 99 pp; 65 b/w plates. Paperback. VG. Light wear to cover. Pergolesi played a significant part in the classical revival in Europe in the eighteenth century, and worked with Robert Adam in London. Designs for walls, windows, doors, panels, ceilings, fireplaces, mantels, furniture, balustrades - virtually every decorative element & ensemble.
Inventory number #009573



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good+


Price:
$25.00

Palardy, Jean
THE EARLY FURNITURE OF FRENCH CANADA
Toronto: Macmillan of Canada, 1978

Revised edition. Quarto. 411 pp; over 600 b/w photographs, numerous pen and ink drawings, appendices, bibliography, glossary, index. Paperback. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; spine lightly faded. The definitive work on traditional French-Canadian furniture by Palardy, who has devoted more than 40 years to the study of French-Canadian culture. A valuable sourcebook on the design and workmanship of French-Canadian furniture from the 17th to the first half of the 19th century. The catalogue raisonne includes armoires, buffets, chairs, commodes, beds, as well as spinning-wheels, chandeliers, mantelpieces, stoves, doors, locks, and latches. All are described and illustrated in detail. Includes lists of woodworkers' tools and descriptions of their working methods.
Inventory number #009497



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Fine
Jacket: Fine


Price:
$45.00

O'Gorman, Patricia
PATIOS AND GARDENS OF MEXICO
Stamford, CT: Architectural Book Publishing, 1979

Quarto. xv, 254 pp; over 300 b/w photographs & drawings. Cloth with dustjacket. Fine/Fine. The photos in this book record a myriad examples of outdoor planning and decoration in gardens representing a wide range of periods of Mexican architecture from the 16th-century colonial through contemporary. Included are gates, entrances and paths, walls, terraces, stairs, water fountains, swimming pools, sculpture, furniture, lighting, balconies, roof gardens, and more.
Inventory number #009390



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


Price:
$40.00

Honour, Hugh
GOLDSMITHS & SILVERSMITHS
NY: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1971

Quarto. 320 pp; b/w and color photographs and illustrations throughout; bibliography; index. Cloth with unclipped dustjacket. Near fine in near fine dustjacket. Former owner's name in pen on half-title page, no other markings of defects observed. Published as a companion volume to Hugh Honour's Cabinetmakers and Furniture Designers, this book consists of fifty studies of goldsmiths and silversmiths of ten nations and eleven centuries. They range in date from Vuolvinus, maker of a gold and silver altar in ninth-century Milan, to Wilhelm Wagenfeld, who studied at the Bauhaus and is one of the outstanding industrial designers of our time. Sculptors and painters who worked in precious metals are included, as well as the makers and designers of ordinary household plate.
Inventory number #009373



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


Price:
$275.00

Sokolova, T.M. & K. A. Orlova
RUSSIAN FURNITURE IN THE COLLECTION OF THE HERMITAGE
Leningrad: Khudozhnik, 1973

Quarto. 254 pp; 195 color & b/w illustrations, most full page. Text in Russian with a 4-pp English summary & English captions. Cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/VG, a clean, unmarked copy. 18th & 19th century Russian furniture.
Inventory number #009352



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


Price:
$15.00

Sweeney, John A.
THE TREASURE HOUSE OF EARLY AMERICAN ROOMS
NY: Bonanza, 1978

Reprint. Quarto. 179 pp; profusely illustrated in color and b/w; index. Cloth with unclipped dustjacket. Near fine in near fine jacket. The rooms, furniture and objects are from Winterthur collections. 17th - 19th century decorative arts are well represented.
Inventory number #009166



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$15.00

Brooks, Chris
THE GOTHIC REVIVAL
Boston: Phaidon, 1999

Octavo. 446 pp; illustrated throughout in color; glossary; brief biographies; key dates; maps; further reading; index. Paperback. Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy, light edge wear.
Inventory number #009163



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Fine
Jacket: Fine


Price:
$250.00

Kjellberg, Pierre
Le Mobilier du XXe Siecle: Dictionnaire des Createurs
Paris: Les Editions de L'Amateur, 1994

First edition. Stout quarto. 693 pp; 540 color & 410 b/w illustrations; bibliography. Text in French. Cloth with dustjacket. Fine in Fine jacket, a clean, unmarked copy; jacket bright, with no wear. The major reference book of twentieth-century furniture designers, listing more than 600, from Alvar Aalto to Charles Zublena.
Inventory number #008983



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


Price:
$15.00

Tomlin, Maurice
ENGLISH FURNITURE: An Illustrated Handbook
London: Faber & Faber, 1972

First printing. Large octavo. 180 pp; color frontispiece & 225 b/w illustrations. Cloth with unclipped dustjacket. Very Good in VG jacket. Minor wear and soiling to jacket.
Inventory number #008909



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


Price:
$125.00

de Groer, Leon
DECORATIVE ARTS IN EUROPE 1790-1850
NY: Rizzoli, 1986

Quarto. 357 pp; 640 illustrations, some in color; bibliography; index. Cloth with dj. VG/VG. A comprehensive and well-illustrated study devoted to the neoclassic style -- French Empire, English Regency, American Federal, German Biedermeier. The author, curator-in-chief of objets d'art at the Louvre, looks at furniture, interior decoration, lighting, bronzes, pendulum clocks, vases, curtains, wallpaper, and carpets.
Inventory number #008760



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$20.00

Sotheby's
ARTS DECORATIFS DU XXe SIECLE. Dimanche 26 Avril 1992
Monaco: Sotheby's, 1992

Quarto. 276 lots, all illustrated with color photographs. Text in French. Paperback. Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy. This sale features a large collection of Emile Galle (67 lots) and Daum (64) glass, posters, ceramics, furniture, metalwork, dinanderie, and sculpture. Other designers include Lalique, Tiffany, Mucha, Louis Majorelle, Gustave Serrurier-Bovy, Ruhlmann, Dunand, Rietveld, Subes, and Chiparus.
Inventory number #008721



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


Price:
$45.00

Madigan, Mary Jean, et al
NINETEENTH CENTURY FURNITURE Innovation, Revival and Reform
NY: Arts & Antiques Book, 1982

First printing. Quarto. 160 pp; 100 color plates; 150 b/w illustrations; bibliography; index. Cloth-backed boards with dj. Some closed tears and wear to corners & spine tips of dj. Very good in a VG- dustjacket. Former owner stamp on ffep and same owner blindstamp on title page. Survey of American furniture design of the 19th century. Contributions by David Hanks, Katharine Morrison McClinton, Marian Page, Christopher Wilk, Craig Gilborn
Inventory number #008636



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: New


Price:
$50.00

Brentjens, Yvonne
K.P.C. DE BAZEL (1869-1923) Ontwerpen Voor het Interieur
Zwolle: Waanders, 2006

Quarto. 239 pp; 215 color & b/w illustrations; bibliography; index. Text in Dutch. Softcover. Fine, a new, unused copy. Published in connection with an exhibition held March 25-June 11, 2006, Gemeentemuseum, Hague, and July 4-October 15, 2006, Drents Museum, Assen. This book is the first to feature the furniture of Dutch architect K.P.C. de Bazel whose work rivaled that of H.P. Berlage.
Inventory number #008615



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$15.00

Christie's
THE HUMPHREY WHITBREAD COLLECTION. Thursday, 5 April 2001
London: Christie's, 2001

Quarto. 149 pp; illustrated throughout in color. Paperback. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; Price Results List stapled to front free endpaper. Many full-page plates.
Inventory number #008599



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: New
Jacket: New


Price:
$50.00

Albrecht, Donald
PARIS / NEW YORK: Design, Fashion, Culture 1925-1940
NY: Monacelli Press, 2008

Tall quarto. 240 pp; over 250 color & b/w illustrations; bibliography; index. Cloth with dustjacket. A new copy. Twelve essays by leading French and American scholars and 250 illustrations vividly recreate the contributions of the era's legendary figures, including Josephine Baker, Chanel, Salvador Dali, Raymond Hood, Ely Jacques Kahn, Raymond Loewy, Paul Poiret, Helena Rubinstein, and Henri Soule. Published to accompany an exhibition at the Museum of the City of New York.
Inventory number #008457



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: As New


Price:
$20.00

Olson, Roberta J.M. & Margaret K. Hofer
SEAT OF EMPIRE
NY: New York Historical Society, 2002

Quarto. 39 pp; 18 color photographs; checklist. Paperback. Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy. This catalogue was produced in conjunction with the exhibition 'Seat of Empire' held at the New-York Historical Society from October 8, 2002 to January 12, 2003.
Inventory number #008435



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$15.00

Sotheby's
PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF THE LATE SIR MARTIN WILSON, Bt.
London: Sotheby's, 1991

Quarto. 141 pp; 454 lots, illustrated in color & b/w. Paperback. VG+, an unmarked copy. Sale price list laid in.
Inventory number #008423



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket: None


Price:
$140.00

Fomin, Y.V.
THE ART OF MARQUETRY IN EIGHTEENTH CENTURY RUSSIA
Moscow: Sovyetkaya Rossiya, 1989

Folio. 182 pp; 202 full-page color plates; annotated catalogue; glossary. Text in Russian, with English summary, and detailed captions. White laminated boards, no slipcase. Near Fine. Lavishly illustrated account of late 18th century Russian marquetry furniture, panelling, and flooring.
Inventory number #008362