Search Results

Searching for
    1810 books found. Your results are sorted by most recent

Sort by

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


Price:
$20.00

von Solodkoff, Alexander
Russian Gold and Silver
London: Trefoil Books, 1981

Square quarto. 238 pp; over 200 b/w & color illustrations; lists of makers; Russian town marks, index of marks & signatures; bibliography; index. Brown cloth with gilt-lettered spine with dustjacket. Near Fine/Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy. A well-illustrated history of Russian gold and silverwork from the 17th to 19th centuries.
Inventory number #014350



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good+


Price:
$35.00

Hope, Thomas
Household Furniture and Interior Decoration: Classic Style Book of the Regency Period
NY: Dover, 1971

Complete reprint of the 1807 edition with new introduction by David Watkin. Quarto. xiii, 140 pp; 60 original plates & 10 new illustrations. Paperback. VG+, a clean, unmarked copy; binding tight, cover near fine except gentle crease to bottom corner, not affecting pages. This book, more than any other, defines the English Regency style - a blend of Classical, Egyptian & French Empire elements. An important reference for designers, architects, scholars & connoisseurs.
Inventory number #014347



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


Price:
$15.00

Innes-Smtih, Robert
Notable Derbyshire Houses
Derby: Derbyshire Countryside Limited, 1972

Quarto. 135 pp; profuse b/w photographs with some in color. Red textured cloth with dustjacket; illustrated endpapers. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; price-clipped jacket, spine toned and ends lightly chipped.
Inventory number #014345



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


Price:
$15.00

Tobias, Tobi
An Umbrella Named Umbrella
NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1976

First printing. Octavo. 45 pp; illustrated by Lady McCrady. Green cloth-backed boards with dustjacket. Near Fine/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; unclipped jacket lightly soiled.
Inventory number #014344



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


Price:
$10.00

McPhee, John
Irons in the Fire
NY: Farrar Straus & Giroux, 1997

Octavo. 216 pp. Tan paper-covered hardcover with dustjacket. Near Fine/Near Fine, a clean, tight unmarked copy; jacket crisp with no wear. A collection of seven essays, originally appearing in The New Yorker.
Inventory number #014343



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$35.00

Fiell, Charlotte & Peter, ed.
Decorative Art 60s: A Source Book
Cologne: Taschen, 2000

Quarto. 575 pp; thousands of b/w & color illustrations; index. Text in English/German/French. Flexible binding. VG, a clean, unmarked copy with minimal cover wear. This is an excellent visual reference to the interiors and decorative arts of the 1960s. The editors have compiled highlights from the "Decorative Art" yearbooks published by Studio magazine.
Inventory number #014342



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$20.00

Drexler, Arthur
Transformations in Modern Architecture
NY: Distributed by New York Graphic Society, 1979

Quarto. 168 pp; 352 b/w photographs; list of architects. Paperback with deep gate fold illustrated covers. VG, a clean, unmarked copy. The exhibition on which this book is based took place at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, from February 23 - April 24, 1979.
Inventory number #014340



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$25.00

Bargiel-Harry, Rejane et al
La Petite Reine: le Velo en Affiches a la Fin du XIXeme: 31 mai-23 septembre 1979 au muse de l'Affiche
Paris: Musee de l'Affiche, 1979

Oblong quarto. Unpaginated, [50] pp, includes 110 images of bicycle posters, in color & b/w illustrations; bibliography. Text in French.. Paperback with bright yellow image on front cover. Near Fine, a tight, unmarked copy, tiny bump to bottom corner.
Inventory number #014339



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$15.00

Dain, Phyllis
The New York Public Library: A Universe of Knowledge
London: Scala Publishers, 2000

First edition. Octavo. 144 pp; numerous color & b/w illustrations. Glossy paperback. Near Fine, a long gift inscription of front free endpaper, else an unmarked copy. A richly illustrated history of the New York Public Library, founded in 1895.
Inventory number #014338



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$10.00

Ketchum, William C., Jr.
The Collections of the Margaret Woodbury Strong Museum
Rochester, NY: Margaret Woodbury Strong Museum, 1982

Quarto. 66 pp; color & b/w photographs. Paperback. Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy. When it opened in 1982, the Margaret Woodbury Strong Museum in Rochester NY focused on the history of American social & cultural development from 1820 to 1920 - the century that experienced the changes created by industrialism. This book features the museum's collections of dolls, toys, dollhouses & doll furniture, silver, glass, ceramics, furniture, Oriental arts, fine arts & crafts, textiles, household utensils, and books & paper ephemera.
Inventory number #014337



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


Price:
$15.00

Coddington, Grace with Michael Roberts
Grace: A Memoir
NY: Random House, 2012

First printing. Quarto. 333 pp; well-illustrated with color & b/w photographs. Orange paper-covered hardcover with dustjacket. Near Fine/VG, a clean, unmarked copy with tight binding; unclipped jacket with slight wear to bottom of spine. A memoir from Grace Coddington, Vogue's longtime creative director, and a former model.
Inventory number #014336



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$15.00

Parke-Bernet Galleries
French, English and Italian Decorative Furniture Belonging to Mrs Walter Sharp Removed from Cheekwood, Nashville, Tennessee
NY: Parke-Bernet Galleries, 1959

Octavo. 86 pp; b/w photographs of various items. 458 lots. Wraps. VG, minor soiling to covers. Sale no. 1870
Inventory number #014334



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$15.00

Parke-Bernet Galleries
American & English Furniture Historic American Paintings, Bronzes... Property of Mrs Geraldine R. Dodge, New York & Madison, NJ
NY: Parke-Bernet Galleries, 1956

Octavo. 93 pp; b/w photographs of various items. 459 lots. Wraps. VG, minor soiling to covers. Sale no. 1646, Fri & Sat, February 3 & 4, 1956.
Inventory number #014333



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$15.00

Parke-Bernet Galleries
English & American Furniture, Silver, Decorations. Property of Various New York Private Collectors, Estates and Other Owners: Including William J.B. Macauley, New York, Brian J. Lynch, New York, Estate of the Late H. Sylvia A.H.G. Wilks
NY: Parke-Bernet Galleries, 1952

Octavo. 125 pp; b/w photographs of various items. 670 lots. Wraps. VG, spine slightly faded. Sale no. 1335, Wed, Thu & Sat, April 9. 10 & 12, 1952.
Inventory number #014332



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$15.00

Parke-Bernet Galleries
French Provincial Furniture & French Garden Furniture and Statuary Assembled by Mme Renee Guibal, Haut du Val (near Versailles)
NY: Parke-Bernet Galleries, 1952

Octavo. 81 pp; b/w photographs of various items. 411 lots. Wraps. VG, minor toning to covers, one corner creased. Sale no. 1353, Wednesday & Thursday May 28-29, 1952.
Inventory number #014331



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


Price:
$15.00

Cocteau, Jean
The White Paper
NY: Macaulay Company, 1958

Small octavo. 88 pp; preface & b/w drawings by Jean Cocteau. Black cloth with white lettering on spine in dustjacket. VG/VG-, a clean, unmarked copy; unclipped jacket with chips at spine ends & bottom edge, small hole on front panel that's been inked in, and 2-in. rubbed strip along edge of spine.
Inventory number #014329



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$20.00

[Trade Catalogue] Dairy Equipment
Tubular "A" Cream Separators, Price List
West Chester, PA: Sharples Separator Co., n.d.

n.d., ca. 1909. Measures 6.25" x 3.5." 24 pp; lots of b/w & one color illustrations. Color illustrated wraps. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; covers bright, no wear. A sales promotion brochure demonstrating ease of use and labor saving, with illustrations showing women operating various models. Tubular A cream separators are designed to be used at dairies with up to 10 cows.
Inventory number #014324



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$75.00

[Ephemera] Rock & Roll
Family Dog Postcard. Crowds Bug You? 1967 Jul 1 Thursday Night Show John H. Myers
San Francisco: Family Dog Productions, 1967

5" H x 14" W. Avalon Ballroom Thursday night show promotion postcard designed by John H. Myers. 1967 July 1 Thursday Night Show. Illustrated stiff card. VG-, vertical creasing on right side, pin holes in corners; reverse side blank with no writing, lightly toned. Great psychedelic graphics.
Inventory number #014321



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$65.00

Goldsmith, Oliver
The Vicar of Wakefield
London / NY: Ernest Nister / E.P. Dutton, n.d.

n.d., ca. 1898. Octavo. 224 pp; two heliogravures and numerous b/w illustrations by H.M. Paget. Purple pictorial cloth with lovely yellow floral background surrounding image of vicar dressed in black holding a book. The flowers extend onto the back cover, with gilt stamped lettering on cover & spine, all edges gilt. VG to Near Fine, contemporary gift inscription on front flyleaf dated Christmas 1900, else an unmarked copy; a bright colorful copy, spine gilt a bit dull.
Inventory number #014320



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Fine
Jacket: Fine


Price:
$20.00

Mosley, Walter [Signed]
A Little Yellow Dog
NY: W.W. Norton, 1996

First printing. Octavo. 300 pp. Hardcover with dustjacket. Fine/Fine, a crisp unmarked copy; unclipped jacket shows no wear. Inscribed by author on title page. First issue of Ransom Notes, Barnes & Noble's mystery newsletter, laid in.
Inventory number #014314