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


Price:
$25.00

Quest-Ritson, Charles
THE HOUSE & GARDEN BOOK OF COUNTRY GARDENS
NY: Vendome Press, 1998

Quarto. 208 pp; well-illustrated with color photographs, index. Hardcover with dj. Near fine/Near fine. The author has chosen the best country gardens that have appeared in House & Garden magazine. They range from John Stefanidis' ingenious design for his garden in Dorset to Ian Hamilton Finlay's Little Sparta in Scotland. There is a mix of smaller, more intimate gardens along with grander examples.
Inventory number #004199



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$30.00

Koues, Helen
HELEN KOUES ON DECORATING THE HOUSE
NY: Tudor Publishing Company, 1936

Second printing. Octavo. xvi, 317 pp; color frontispiece, illustrated with nearly 300 b/w photographs, drawings, floor plans. Turquoise pictorial cloth with image of fireplace, flanked by rocking chair and wooden pew-like bench on cover, gilt lettering on cover & spine. No dj. Spine faded, included gilt lettering, with light wear at top & bottom, else a VG copy. The author discusses and illustrates decorating a house in four styles: Early American, Colonial, English, and Spanish.
Inventory number #003973



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$15.00

Phillips, Roger & Martyn Rix
THE RANDOM HOUSE BOOK OF ROSES
NY: Random House, 1988

Quarto. 224 pp; over 1400 color photographs; list of rose suppliers; bibliography; index. Paperback. VG.
Inventory number #003381



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


Price:
$20.00

Gill, Richard
HAPPY RURAL SEAT The English Country House and the Literary Imagination
New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1972

Octavo. xix, 305 pp; a few b/w photographs; appendices; index. Cloth with dj. Some small closed tears and soiling to dj. VG/VG- "Mr. Gill shows how a variety of novelists from Henry James to Evelyn Waugh and Joyce Cary consistently employed this traditional setting as an emblem of civilized community to set against the isolation an anomie so characteristic of modern life." [dj]
Inventory number #003308



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


Price:
$8.50

Douglas-Home, Jessica
VIOLET: The Life and Loves of Violet Gordon Woodhouse
London: Harvill Press, 1996

Second printing. Octavo. 342 pp; 32 pages of b/w photographs; appendices; discography; bibliography; index. Black cloth with gilt spine lettering, in dustjacket. VG/VG-, light jacket wear & mild creasing at bottom edge on back cover. Violet Gordon-Woodhouse (1872 - 1948) was an acclaimed British harpsichordist and clavichordist, highly influential in bringing both instruments back into fashion. She was the first person to record the harpsichord, and the first to broadcast harpsichord music.
Inventory number #002888



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


Price:
$25.00

Ojeda, Oscar Riera
40 HOUSES
San Diego: Thunder Bay Press, 2003

Square octavo. 349 pp; profuse color photographs. Illustrated boards with dustjacket. Near Fine/VG. Featuring 40 majestic homes from New England to California to South America designed by ten international architects, this collection includes 400 full-color photographs, detailed architectural drawings, and sketches. Architects include Enrique Browne, Christian de Groote, Alfredo DeVido, and Gwathmey Siegel.
Inventory number #002355



Binding: Half-Leather
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$100.00

Cescinsky, Herbert
THE OLD-WORLD HOUSE Its Furniture and Decoration
London: A.& C. Black, 1924

Two volumes. First edition, quarto; v1: xi, 307 pp; v2: iii, 371 pp; numerous illustrations and photos; index. Publisher's half leather binding with red pebbled boards; red morocco spine with raised bands & gilt tooling; marbled endpapers. T.E.G.G+ Spines have a fair amount of rubbing, on vol 1 the spine is darkened. Inside, the books are quite nice, volume 1 is just a tad loose, nothing serious.
Inventory number #001476



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good+


Price:
$10.00

Herwig, Rob
128 HOUSEPLANTS YOU CAN GROW
NY: Collier Books / Macmillan, 1972

First American edition. Small octavo. 61 pp; color photos of each plus 12 b&w photos; index. Glossy card covers. VG+ Symbol coded for easy care. Originally published in the Netherlands in 1971.
Inventory number #001309