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Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$25.00

Baarsen, Reinier
COURTS AND COLONIES: The William and Mary Style in Holland, England, and America
NY: Cooper-Hewitt Museum, 1988

First edition. Quarto. 249 pp; including 230 color & b/w illustrations, 83 figures; bibliography. Paperback. VG+, a clean, unused copy with no interior marks; small ink mark on front cover, else near fine. This illustrated catalogue, including four brief essays by art historians, surveys the hallmarks of the formal, highly ornamented William and Mary style in the Netherlands, England and the U.S., focusing on decorative glass, silver, marquetry cabinets, furniture, textiles, engravings, and busts and paintings of the period.
Inventory number #009976



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


Price:
$15.00

Sack, Albert
FINE POINTS OF FURNITURE: Early American
NY: Crown Publishers, 1978

27th printing. Small quarto. xvi, 303 pp; fully illustrated with b/w photographs of chairs, beds, bureaus, chests and cupboards, chests-on-chests, clocks, desks, secretaries, highboys, lowboys, mirrors, sideboards, sofas and tables. Cloth with dustjacket. VG in VG jacket.
Inventory number #009827



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: New
Jacket: New


Price:
$175.00

Rykwert, Joseph & David Revere MacFadden
THE GROTTA HOUSE by Richard Meier [Signed]
NY: Rizzoli, 2007

Quarto. 120 pp; 80 color illustrations. Cloth with dustjacket. Signed & dated by Richard Meier on front free endpaper. A fine, crisp copy in fine jacket. A colorful study of a masterpiece of residential architecture by one of America's leading modern architects offers a visual tour of the stylish Grotta House in Harding Township, NJ, a home that exemplifies the best in modernist design and showcases the owners' exceptional furniture and crafts collection.
Inventory number #009806



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$25.00

Sotheby's
THE COLLECTION OF BARRY FRIEDMAN LTD. Friday, December 17, 2004
NY: Sotheby's, 2004

Quarto. 146 pp; 212 lots, all described & illustrated in color; index of makers. Paperback. Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy. A first-rate collection of Austrian, Swedish and French decorative arts and design, including superb examples of furniture & objects by Josef Hoffman and his contemporaries; important pieces of furniture by the masters of prewar Swedish design, including Carl Malmsten, Carl Bergsten,, Gustav Bergstrom, Axel Einar Hjort, and textile designer Marta Maas-Fjetterstrom. The many examples of French decorative arts from the 1920s to the 1950s include furniture & objects by Andre Arbus, Ramsay and Raphael, and Poillerat.
Inventory number #009687



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