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


Price:
$175.00

Strong, Roy, Marcus Binney & John Harris [Inscribed by John Harris]
THE DESTRUCTION OF THE COUNTRY HOUSE 1875-1975
London: Thames and Hudson, 1974

First edition. Octavo. 192 pp; 383 b/w photographs; lists of houses destroyed, in England, Scotland and Wales. Cloth with dustjacket. VG/VG, a clean copy with no markings, page edges slightly toned, front & rear free endpapers toned opposite jacket flaps (as usual); price-clipped jacket has light edgewear. On half title page - "Inscribed by the author, for Francis, with whom he is so often in architectural accord! John Harris"
Inventory number #014256



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$45.00

Dolkart, Andrew Scott
THE TEXTURE OF TRIBECA: An Illustrated History
NY: Tribeca Community Association, 1989

First edition. Oblong quarto. 59, [5] pp; numerous b/w photographs of buildings. Tan illustrated wraps with dark barown lettering on cover. VG, slight tear at top edge near spine, cover shows light soil, text is clean with marks in the book.
Inventory number #014255



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$225.00

Teller & Halverson
Teller & Halverson, Architects. 280 Wall St, Kingston, NY
NY: Architectural Catalog Co., 1933

First edition. Folio (13.25" x 10"). [23] pp; illustrations from photographs of exteriors & a few interiors, printed on recto only, plus [3] pp advertisements. Original brown wraps with yapped edges. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; covers clean, only minor edgewear. Teller & Halverson are known for their Colonial Revival houses in Ulster County & nearby areas. This monograph features interiors & exterior of five residences, as well as New Paltz Methodist Episcopal Church, New Paltz Central High School, and Ulster County Tuberculosis Hospital, Kingston, NY.
Inventory number #014222



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Good


Price:
$100.00

Trade Catalogue
FIREPROOF CONSTRUCTION for Houses and other Buildings of Moderate Cost
Pittsburgh: National Fire Proofing Company, 1910

Fourth edition. Octavo. 93 pp; profuse b/w photographs, diagrams, a few floor plans. Pictorial card wraps with embossed lettering and image. Good only - heavy water damage throughout affecting pages and covers though no pages are stuck together. First edition published in 1908, Uncommon
Inventory number #014207



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$150.00

[Salesman's Sample Book]
KID GLOVE COLORS
New York: P. Centemeri & Co., n.d.

n.d. First Edition. 6.75" x 4.25" closed; four panels opening to 6.75" x 17.75.." Four panels of kid glove color swatches in accordion fold binding, with a total of 32 color swatches (8 per panel). VG, light edge wear, cover gilt a bit dull.
Inventory number #014190



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$60.00

Trade Catalogue
Hand Power Elevators and Dumb Waiters. Catalogue L
NY: Sedgwick Machine Works, Inc., 1914

First edition. Slim octavo. 52 pp; reproduction of photo of Charles Henry Sedgwick tipped-in opposite history of company on page 2; numerous b/w illustrations; index. Printed wraps. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; covers show minor edge wear, tiny black spot near bottom edge of front cover. There is a tipped-in printed slip on front free endpaper regarding ordering and fulfillment.
Inventory number #014186



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$45.00

Nancy McClelland Inc.
Re-Creating Old American Designs in Wall Paper
NY: Nancy McClelland,, Inc., 1941

First edition. Quarto. [24] pp; numerous color illustrations; 8 pp of advertisements. Illustrated stapled wraps. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; covers tones, spine lightly rubbed, corners gently creased. This catalogue features 13 wallpaper designs, illustrated in color. The descriptions list source, when known, dimensions, and prices. The advertisements include V'Soske rugs, Scalamandre Silks, A.L. Diament & Co., Frischer Carpet Company, and Greff Fabrics.
Inventory number #014185



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$75.00

Trade Catalogue
For Modern Homes, the Modern Sink
Kohler, WI: Kohler Co., 1926

First edition. Octavo. 23 pp; numerous b/w photographs. Illustrated stapled wraps. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; covers clean with minor wear. Cover title: "Now-The Kohler electric sink will wash the dishes." Kohler introduced its electric sink in 1926. From title page, "Dedicated to women who do their own work; to women who direct the work of others; to women who do the work of others."
Inventory number #014184



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$70.00

[Automotive] Buick Motor Company
Buick Valve-In-Head Motor Cars: Six Cylinder Open and Closed Models
Flint, MI: Buick Motor Company, 1920

First edition. Quarto. Unpaginated [32 pp]. Illustrated throughout in two-color process & b/w of motor cars and top down views into the passenger compartment. Illustrated stapled wraps. VG, internally clean and bright; covers have moderate rubbing & creasing.
Inventory number #014172



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$75.00

Vermont Marble Company
MARBLE GOES MODERN
Proctor, VT: Vermont Marble Co., 1940

First Edition. Octavo. [28] pp (pp 13-18 fold out); profusely illustrated with b/w photographs. Pictorial blue & white stiff card covers. VG, a clean, unmarked copy, short tear at bottom corner of pg 13. Attractive trade piece illustrates the various uses of marble, including building facades, lobbies, garden ornament, sculpture, public memorials & cemetery memorials, residences, bathrooms, and items in the home - candlesticks, bookends, etc.
Inventory number #014135



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Fine


Price:
$24.00

Roberts, Sam, ed.
America's Mayor : John V. Lindsay and the Reinvention of New York
NY: Museum of the City of New York, Columbia University Press, 2010

First edition. Quarto. 247 pp; fully illustrated with b/w & a few color photographs; index. Paperback. Fine, a new, unused copy. Laid in: Typed Letter to Mrs. Janet Ross, The Arthur Ross Foundation; reprint of NYTimes review of exhibition; and May/June 2010 program from the Museum of the City of New York.
Inventory number #014063



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Fine
Jacket: Fine


Price:
$30.00

Heilbrun, Margaret, editor
INVENTING THE SKYLINE: The Architecture of Cass Gilbert
NY: Columbia University Press, 2000

First edition. Quarto. 306 pp; 13 color plates, numerous b/w photographs, sketches, elevations, and plans; index. Hardcover with dustjacket. Fine/Fine, a crisp, unmarked copy; jacket bright with no wear. Published in conjunction with exhibition at New York Historical Society, NY, NY, held September 12, 2000 to January 21, 2001. The exhibition examines some of the most celebrated structures of American architect Cass Gilbert (1859-1934) from conceptual sketches through completion. They include the Woolworth Building, the U.S. Custom House at Bowling Green, and the U.S. Army Supply Base in Brooklyn. Essays by four major Gilbert scholars - Sharon Irish, Mary Beth Betts, Barbara S. Christen, and Gail Fenske.
Inventory number #014060



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


Price:
$15.00

Eaton, Walter Prichard
WILD GARDENS OF NEW ENGLAND
Boston: W.A. Wilde Co., 1936

First edition. Octavo. 124 pp; illustrated by several b/w photographs; appendix on wild flower preservation. Dark blue cloth with jacket. VG, a clean, unmarked copy, cover gilt bright, spine gilt a bit dull; jacket with light edge wear, toned spine.
Inventory number #013976



Binding: Softcover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$25.00

Tilton, George Henry
The Fern Lover's Companion: A Guide for the Northeastern States and Canada
Melrose, MA: Self Published, 1922

First edition. Small octavo. 239 pp; profuse illustrations. Dark green flexible covers with gilt lettered cover & spine. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; spine lettering faded & cover lettering rubbed.
Inventory number #013973



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


Price:
$15.00

Berg, Scott W.
Grand Avenues: The Story of the French Visionary Who Designed Washington, D.C.
NY: Pantheon Books, 2007

First edition. Octavo. xii, 336 pp; b/w illustrations; notes; bibliography; index. Cloth-backed boards with dustjacket. Near Fine/Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy; unclipped jacket
Inventory number #013945



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$30.00

Mills, John
Carpets in Paintings
London: National Gallery, 1983

First edition. Octavo. 56 pp; illustrated with 35 b/w plates; bibliography; list of plates, plus 4-pp pamphlet laid in. Paperback. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; corners bumped. Catalogue of an exhibition held at the National Gallery, London, June 1 - July 24, 1983.
Inventory number #013922



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$20.00

Arrizoli-Clementel, Pierre et al
Toiles de Nantes des XVIIIe et XIXe siecles : 9 decembre 1977-29 janvier 1978, Musee de l'impression sur Etoffes de Mulhouse
Mulhouse: Musee de l'Impression sur Etoffes, 1977

First edition. Octavo. 159 pp; two color & profuse b/w illustrations; bibliography. Text in French. Paperback. Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy; slight toning to edges of back cover. Exhibition catalogue featuring 129 examples of 18th & 19th century printed textiles of Nantes.
Inventory number #013921



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


Price:
$50.00

Montgomery, Florence M. [Signed]
Printed Textiles : English and American Cottons and Linens 1700-1850
NY: Viking Press, 1970

First edition. Quarto. 379 pp; 30 color & 428 b/w illustrations; bibliography; index. Cloth with dustjacket. VG/VG, remains of removed label on front flyleaf, tiny rubbed spot on front pastedown, one corner gently bumped, barely affecting pp; clipped jacket has small chip at top of spine. Signed by Montgomery on the title page. This important reference features more than 400 examples of printed textiles from the Winterthur Museum collection.
Inventory number #013920



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


Price:
$75.00

Sirat, Jacques & Francoise Siriex
Tapis Francais du XXe Siecle : de l'art Nouveau aux Creations Contemporaines
Paris: Editions de l'Amateur, 1993

First edition. Quarto. 237 pp; color illustrations throughout; bibliography. Text in French. Cloth with dustjacket. VG/Near Fine, small loss at top edge of pp 121-132 else a near fine copy; jacket has no visible wear. A well-illustrated chronological survey of 20th century of French carpets, including Art Nouveau, Art Deco, as well as paquebots.
Inventory number #013919



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


Price:
$25.00

Lees-Milne, James
The Bachelor Duke : William Spencer Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire 1790-1858
London: John Murray, 1991

First edition. Octavo. viii, 234 pp, with 25 b/w illustrations on 12 pp; bibliography; index. Cloth with dustjacket. Newspaper clipping of Lees-Milne obituary laid in. VG/VG, a small stamped star on front free endpaper, else a fresh, unmarked copy; unclipped jacket with short edge tear at top edge of front cover, minor wear at two corners. An inveterate host and indefatigable traveller, the Duke was also one of the greatest collectors of his age. He transformed Chatsworth into a palace of spectacular grandeur.
Inventory number #013915