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Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$25.00

Pittsburgh, PA
The Spotlight : Hotel Roosevelt
Pittsburgh: Publications International, 1951

First edition. Quarto. [58] pp; profuse b/w illustrations, including advertisements. Illustrated board covers with plastic comb binding. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; covers in good shape. The Hotel Roosevelt, built in 1927 at the corner of Penn Ave & Sixth St in Pittsburgh, PA is now the Roosevelt Arms Apartments. This book for guests at the Hotel Roosevelt (named for Theodore Roosevelt) provides a great guide to Pittsburgh in 1951-52.
Inventory number #013932



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$20.00

Sotheby & Co.
Thirty Renaissance Jewels and Works of Art from the collection of the late Arturo Lopez-Willshaw
London: Sotheby & Co., 1970

First edition. Octavo. 61 pp containing 30 lots illustrated with color & b/w photographs. Paperback with jacket. Near Fine/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; jacket shows minor soil. Auction held on October 13, 1970.
Inventory number #013924



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:
$35.00

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



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$20.00

Littlefield, Doris Bayley & Steven Brooke
VIZCAYA
Miami: Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, 1984

First edition. Octavo. 94 pp; profuse color photographs by Steven Brooke. Paperback. Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy. Vizcaya, the lavish estate on Miami's Biscayne Bay built by wealthy industrialist James Deering in the 1910's, featured a 70-room Italian baroque mansion, magnificent Italian Renaissance gardens, lagoons, canals, citrus groves, a farm village, and a yacht harbor. Originally 180 acres, the mansion and gardens today occupy 50 acres, and are open to the public.
Inventory number #013908



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


Price:
$30.00

Fox, Celina, ed.
London - World City : 1800-1840 [John Russell's copy]
New Haven, CT: Yale University Press / Museum of London, 1992

First edition. Quarto. 624 pp; profuse color & b/w illustrations. Cloth with dustjacket. VG/VG, clean, tight copy; "John Russell, 1992" inked on half title page, else unmarked; jacket has one closed tear at top edge, corners & top of spine lightly rubbed. Georgian London has been the subject of numerous books, but none like this. Prepared for an exhibition mounted in Essen, Germany, this book is an exhaustive overview of the material culture of London at that point in time. The book begins with 14 essays by major British scholars on aspects of urban life, from the Coronation of George IV to the rise of popular radicalism in political and economic thought. London nourished a wide variety of aspirations; its art, theater, and economic achievements in this 40-year span were notable. The remainder of this large work is devoted to the actual exhibition catalog.
Inventory number #013901



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


Price:
$25.00

Stroud, Dorothy
HENRY HOLLAND: His Life and Architecture
NY: A.S. Barnes, 1966

First edition. Octavo. 159 pp; 133 b/w illustrations, 4 floor plans; index. Original brown cloth with dustjacket. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; price-clipped jacket lightly worn at extremities. Henry Holland (1745-1806), English architect whose elegant, simple Neoclassicism contrasted with the more lavish Neoclassical style of his contemporary Robert Adam.
Inventory number #013894



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$20.00

Gilbert, Christopher & Anthony Wells-Cole
The Fashionable Fire Place, 1660-1840
Leeds: Leeds City Art Galleries, 1985

First edition. Quarto. 82 pp, 76 b/w illustrations. Color illustrated paperback. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; minor crease on back cover, tight binding.
Inventory number #013893



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


Price:
$50.00

Katzenbach, Lois & William
The Practical Book of American Wallpaper
Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1951

First edition. Quarto. ix, 142 pp; 12 samples of actual color wallpaper & over 100 b/w illustrations; index. Cloth with dustjacket. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; price-clipped jacket with small loss to spine ends, edges lightly rubbed & closed tear. The authors cover the recent history of wallpaper, the selection of patterns & colors, technical requirements, manufacturing processes, and wallpaper design. Katzenbach and Warren, founded in 1928 by William Katzenbach and Phelps Warren, pioneered in wallpaper manufacture and design.
Inventory number #013892



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


Price:
$20.00

Trewin, J.C.
The House of Special Purpose : An Intimate Portrait of the Last Days of the Russian Imperial Family : Compiled from the Papers of their English Tutor, Charles Sydney Gibbes
NY: Stein and Day, 1975

First edition. Octavo. 148 pp; numerous b/w illustrations. Cloth with dustjacket. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; unclipped jacket
Inventory number #013886



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


Price:
$20.00

Kirk, Paul Hayden & Eugene D. Sternberg
Doctors' Offices & Clinics: Medical & Dental
NY: Reinhold Publishing Corp., 1955

First edition. Quarto. 218 pp; 2 color & profuse b/w photographs and plans; bibliography; index. Cloth with dustjacket. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy, minor fading to board edges; unclipped jacket has light edgewear, spine darkened with small loss to ends. Part of the Progressive Architecture Library series.
Inventory number #013885



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


Price:
$20.00

Moholy-Nagy, Sibyl
Native Genius in Anonymous Architecture
NY: Horizon Press, 1957

First edition. Quarto. 223 pp; 126 b/w plates. VG/VG, former owner name at top of front pastedown (hidden by jacket), else an unmarked copy, edges of binding slightly worn; unclipped jacket worn with small loss at spine ends & top edge of back cover, several small chips to edge of backstrip, spine faded.
Inventory number #013884



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


Price:
$35.00

Leonhardt, Brigitte, Ulrike Von Hase-Schmundt, Christianne Weber & Ingeborg Becker
Theodor Fahrner: Schmuck Zwischen Avantgarde und Tradition
Stuttgart: Arnoldsche, 1990

First edition. Quarto. 288 pp; profuse color & b/w photographs; bibliography; index. Text in German. Cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/VG, an unmarked copy; jacket lightly scuffed. Best known for its Art Deco designs, Theodor Fahrner was one of the most successful European costume jewelry manufacturers of the early 20th century.
Inventory number #013868



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


Price:
$100.00

Eudes, Georges
INTERIEURS MODERNES
Paris: Massin, 1958

First edition. Quarto. 136 pp; 24 color plates & 200 b/w illustrations. Test in French. Original green cloth with dustjacket. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy, tight binding; jacket with small loss at head of spine & one corner, 1.5" x 0.75" edge chip on back cover; light edgewear, spine lightly soiled. Full of photos of 50's interiors. The book includes interiors & furniture by Courtial, Jacques Dumond, Gustave Gautier, Klotz-Gilles, Leleu, Mategot, Maurandy, Mirabaud, Jacques Mottheau, M. Old, Pelletier, Prouve et Perriand, Ramos, Renou et Genisset, A. Richard, Jean Royere, Louis Sognot & others.
Inventory number #013862



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$25.00

Footner, Hulbert
NEW YORK City of Cities
Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1937

First edition. Octavo. 338 pp; 45 illustrations in aquatone from photographs by John J. Floherty; index. Illustrated endpapers. Silver cloth with black-lettered spine, lacks scarce jacket. VG, a clean, unmarked copy, front hinge starting to crack; spine ends with small loss, bottom boards rubbed through near spine, corner tips bumped. A photographic tour of the Big Apple during the 1930s, with images of a number of important buildings and landmarks, such as the Empire State Building and Wall Street.
Inventory number #013861



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket: None


Price:
$200.00

Mrowczyk, Jacek
VeryGraphic. Polish Designers of the 20th Century
Warsaw: Adam Mickiewicz Institute, 2016

First edition. Quarto. 448 pp; profuse color & b/w illustrations; index of names. Illustrated white cloth, no jacket as issued. Near Fine, a crisp, unmarked copy; clean, bright covers with minimal soil to edges. The cover of each copy is hand-painted with different colors; this one in orange and purple. The first comprehensive history of Polish graphic design, this book details the work of over 60 of the most prominent Polish designers. With contributions from 30 authors, the designers are organized in three time periods - 1900-1945, 1945-1980, and 1980-2000.
Inventory number #013858



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


Price:
$65.00

Williams-Ellis, Clough [Signed]
Architect Errant: The Autobiography of Clough Williams-Ellis
London: Constable, 1971

First edition. Octavo. 291 pp; b/w photographs, appendix: list of buildings designed; index. Original brown cloth with gilt-lettered spine in dustjacket. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy, small dent to bottom edge of front board; unclipped jacket in great shape with tiny rub to bottom edge. Signed by author on title page. This autobiography details the author's struggles, his professional triumphs and disappointments and comments on architectural attitudes at the turn of the century.
Inventory number #013847