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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.
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:
$250.00

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



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$35.00

Kyoto Kokuritsu Kindai Bijutsukan
Evolution of Fashion 1835-1895 : Roman Isho Ten : Clothing that captured the imagination of Japan, the Impact of Romantic Clothing
Kyoto: Kyoto Costume Institute, 1980

First edition. Octavo. Unpaginated, illustrated with 73 color & b/w photographs. Text in Japanese & English. Paperback with deep flaps. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; short edge tear along spine on front cover, minor wear to extremities. Royal Costumes fold-out laid in. (4 illustrations plus text). Catalogue of an exhibition at the National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto, April 5 - June 1, 1980, in cooperation with Kyoto Costume Institute and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY.
Inventory number #013842



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$70.00

Van Pelt, John V.
Selected Monuments of French Gothic Architecture. One Hundred Plates
NY: Pencil Points, 1924

First edition. Quarto. [12], 213 pp; 100 plates of photographs & illustsations; index. Brown cloth-backed with tan paper-covered boards. VG, interior clean with no markings; corners lightly rubbed, bottom corners bumped, spine gilt no longer visible; covers relatively clean.
Inventory number #013836



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$100.00

Radford, Wm. A.
Cement Houses and How to Build Them
Chicago: Radford Architectural Co., 1909

First edition. Quarto. 170, [5] pp; profuse floor plans; index. Pictorial cloth. VG+, a clean, unmarked copy; covers bright with minor rubbing at spine ends & corners.
Inventory number #013827



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


Price:
$80.00

Baker, Geoffrey & Bruno Funaro
WINDOWS in Modern Architecture
NY: Architectural Book Publishing Co, 1948

First edition. Quarto. 144 pp; profuse b/w photographs, measured drawings, diagrams; index. White-stamped orange cloth with plastic comb binding in dustjacket. Near Fine/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; price-clipped jacket.
Inventory number #013810



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$200.00

Cram, Ralph Adams
American Church Building of Today
NY: Architectural Book Publishing, 1929

First edition. Folio (12.5" x 9.25"). ix, 283 pp; profuse b/w photographs. Gilt-lettered blue cloth. VG+, a clean, unmarked, tight copy; covers have light wear to bottom corners and spine ends.
Inventory number #013791



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$175.00

Comstock, William Phillips
Bungalows, Camps and Mountain Houses: Containing of a large variety of designs by a number of architects,...
NY: William T. Comstock, 1908

First edition. Quarto. 111 pp; b/w photographs & floor plans throughout. Green cloth-backed boards. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; minor wear to spine ends, fore edge rubbed with occasional loss to top layer of paper.
Inventory number #013790



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good+
Jacket: None


Price:
$75.00

Stowell, Kenneth Kingsley
MODERNIZING BUILDINGS FOR PROFIT
NY: Prentice Hall, 1935

First edition. Large quarto. xiv, 231 pp; profuse b/w photographs, floor plans, diagrams; index. Red-stamped black cloth. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; corners bumped.
Inventory number #013789



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$100.00

Brunner, A.W. & Wm. Paul Gerhard
COTTAGES or Hints on Economical Building containing Twenty-Four Plates of Medium and Low Cost Houses, Contributed by Different New York Architects...
NY: William T. Comstock, 1884

First edition. Octavo. 71 pp plus 24 plates, adverts. Original gilt-lettered green cloth. VG, dampstain along fore edge of pp, causing rippling, mostly at top corner, else clean, unmarked copy; covers show light wear to extremities, bumped corners, not affecting text block.
Inventory number #013788



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$25.00

Hagstrom
Welcome to New York: A New General Information and Picture Guide
NY: Hagstrom Company, 1960

First edition. Octavo. 96 pp plus fold-out color subway map. Illustrated with 208 b/w photographs (multiple images per page), 87 pen and ink drawings, 10 sectional maps. Spiral-bound illustrated card covers. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; corners are delaminating a bit.
Inventory number #013677



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


Price:
$100.00

Beaton, Cecil
THE GLASS OF FASHION
Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, 1954

First edition (stated). Octavo. 397 pp; numerous pen and ink drawings by the author; index. Publisher's black cloth with dustjacket. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy, back cover lightly rubbed; unclipped jacket has minor edge wear, long closed (mostly) tear at top edge of front panel adjacent to spine.
Inventory number #013662



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$65.00

Clark, Judith
SPECTRES: When Fashion turns Back
London: Victoria & Albert Museum, 2005

First edition. Quarto. 167 pp; profusely illustrated in color & b/w. Black cloth-backed illustrated boards. Near Fine, a crisp, unmarked copy; covers clean with no wear. Published to coincide with the groundbreaking exhibition 'Malign Muses,' initiated by ModeMuseum, Antwerp, and later on view under the title 'Spectres' in the Victoria and Albert Museum's Contemporary Space. Details of historic dress and images of 19th-century fairground architecture lead into the work of contemporary designers such as Viktor & Rolf, Maison Martin Margiela, Veronique Branquinho, Hussein Chalayan, and others.
Inventory number #013653



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$35.00

Lynes, George Platt & Paul Radkai
The Ballet Theatre Annual: 1949-1950
NY: Ballet Theatre, 1949

First edition. Quarto. Not paginated. Profusely illustrated with b/w photographs & color illustrations. Illustrated wraps. VG, a clean unmarked copy; cover edges toned, spine split below bottom staple (2.5"), center spread detached but present. Cover by Vertes. Portraits by George Platt Lynes and Paul Radkai; performance photographs by Fred Fehl.
Inventory number #013648



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


Price:
$175.00

Head, Edith & Jane Kesner Ardmore
THE DRESS DOCTOR
Boston: Little, Brown, 1959

First edition (stated). Octavo. 249 pp; 8 pp of b/w photographs. Cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; unclipped jacket has a few tiny holes at top edge of front panel, small rubbed spot on spine, light wear at top of spine, covers evenly toned. Signed by both authors - "with best wishes - Edith Head - and Jane Kesner Ardmore."
Inventory number #013640



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Fine
Jacket: Near Fine


Price:
$65.00

Tillander-Godenhielm, Ulla; Peter L. Schaffer et al
GOLDEN YEARS OF FABERGE: Drawings and Objects from the Wigstrom Workshop
NY: A La Vieille Russie, 2000

First edition. Folio. 175 pp; illustrated throughout in color; list of plates and drawings; list of objects and photographs; index. Illustrated boards in illustrated slipcase. Fine in near fine slipcase, a clean, unmarked copy; slipcase shows minor soil. This book presents an album of designs by Carl Faberge's chief workmaster from 1903 to 1918, Henrik Wigstrom, with its depictions of pieces in their actual sizes and colors. The 'hand' of Wigstrom may be seen in his watercolors, and in the completed pieces made in his workshop. This album also demonstrates the great precision and care that helped to catapult Faberge from the status of a small firm to that of a giant. In her essay, Ulla Tillander-Godenhielm discusses this precision and care and its repercussions on the quality, quantity and variety of Faberge's oeuvre.
Inventory number #013632



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


Price:
$50.00

Hewitt, Mark Alan
THE ARCHITECT & THE AMERICAN COUNTRY HOUSE 1890-1940
New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1990

First edition. Quarto. xiii, 312 pp; 308 color & b/w illustrations; extensive bibliography. Cloth with dustjacket. Near fine in near fine jacket. Wealthy Americans began building opulent country estates in the late 1880s and continued for the next 50 years. The author explores the architects who designed these houses, the clients who commissioned them, and their historic significance. Architectural photographs by Richard Cheek.
Inventory number #013629