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Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$25.00

Trade Catalogue
Welbilt Gas Ranges: New 1941
Maspeth, NY: Welbilt Appliance Corp., 1941

Revised March 1st, 1941. Quarto. 14 sheets featuring 15 models of Welbilt Equi-Thermal gas ranges with specifications and b/w photos. Original printed folder bound with three brads. VG, sheets unmarked; covers toned with short tear to fore edge. Additional model sheet laid in, along with copy of blueprint of Welbilt four-burner cooker, dated Dec. 13, 1940.
Inventory number #014074



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$75.00

Trade Catalogue
Round Oak Furnaces Manufactured at Dowagiac, Michigan
Dowagiac, MI: Estate of P.D. Beckwith, 1905

Quarto. 31 pp; numerous b/w illustrations. Cord-bound wraps with color lithograph covers. Good copy only, pages soiled with pencil notations on several pp; 1" tear on foredge of backcover, small chip near top of spine, light edgewear. The catalogue presents the full line of Round Oak warm-air furnaces and combination heaters, hot-water attachments, casings, pipes & registers.
Inventory number #014073



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$30.00

Trade Catalogue
The Detroit Vapor Stove Company: Twenty-second annual dealers' Catalog
Detroit: Detroit Vapor Stove Co., 1917

Second edition. Octavo. 24 pp; numerous b/w illustrations. Black printed wraps with black cloth spine. VG, a clean, unmarked copy, light edgewear. The catalog features illustrations & specifications of 3 & 4-burner & oven ranges, stoves, hot plate, water heater, oil heaters, and ovens.
Inventory number #014072



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good-


Price:
$40.00

[Wallpaper Sample book]
Wallpaper with Personality
: , n.d.

Quarto. [33] wallpaper samples. Staple bound color pictorial wraps. VG-, bright, clean samples with 0.5" to 1" dampstain at top edge of most pages, reverse side of samples toned. A variety of wallpaper patterns, primarily floral, including metallic leaf, and embossed samples. Pattern Nos. 1500-1532.
Inventory number #014071



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$50.00

[Wallpaper Sample book]
Robinson's Golden Rule Wallpapers: 1943 Styles
Titusville, PA: Robinson's Golden Rule Wallpaper Co., 1943

Quarto. [65] wallpaper samples. Printed wraps. VG-, bright, clean samples with occasional small dampstain at upper right corner; 2" loss at top of spine & 1.25" slit at base of spine, covers show light wear. A variety of wallpaper patterns including florals with & without stripes, metallic leaf, and embossed samples, designed for living rooms, dining rooms and halls; bedrooms; and kitchens or bathrooms.
Inventory number #014070



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Good+


Price:
$45.00

[Wallpaper Sample portfolio]
New Charm, New Lasting Beauty in Papered Walls
Glens Falls, NY: Imperial Paper & Color Corp., n.d.

n.d., ca. 1930. Quarto. Folded sheet with 2 pp text, 20 "Glenfast" wallpaper sample sheets measuring 11" x 8.5" in color portfolio. Good+, many samples have narrow dampstain along one edge; one sample with larger stain, portfolio spine split with 2" loss at top, flap detached but present, covers soiled. Onondaga Wall Paper & Paint, Syracuse dealer imprint on portfolio. Laid in -- three 8" x 9.5" samples of Robinson's Golden Rule wallpaper.
Inventory number #014069



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: Near Fine
Jacket: Near Fine


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. Near Fine/Near Fine, a crisp, unmarked copy, tiny bump to top corners; unclipped jacket with no wear. An inveterate host and indefatigable traveler, the Duke was also one of the greatest collectors of his age. He transformed Chatsworth into a palace of spectacular grandeur.
Inventory number #014062



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Fine
Jacket: Near Fine


Price:
$50.00

Hilderbrand, Gary R., editor [Presentation copy]
Making a Landscape of Continuity : The Practice of Innocenti & Webel
Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Graduate School of Design, 1997

First edition. Quarto. 128 pp; numerous color & b/w illustrations incl. two fold-out color plans of Italian villas; chronology; selected commissions, 1931-1996; bibliography. Dark green cloth with embossed lettering on cover & spine with dustjacket. Fine/Near Fine, a clean copy, unmarked except for inscription at bottom of title page; jacket bright & crisp, minimal rubbing at base of spine. Presentation copy to Arthur & Janet Ross, "To Mr. and Mrs. Ross, with great appreciation for your support. Gary Hilderbrand."
Inventory number #014061



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: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$35.00

Reed, Henry Hope, Robert M. McGee & Esther Mipas [Signed]
BRIDGES OF CENTRAL PARK
NY: Greensward Foundation, 1990

Oblong quarto. 95 pp; illustrated throughout in b/w with plans and drawings. glossary; index. Paperback. VG, a clean copy, slight break in binding between pp 28-29, light edge wear. SIGNED by authors & illustrators on half title page - Henry Hope Reed, Robert M. McGee, Esther Mipaas, Ronald Rife & Joseph LoGuirato.
Inventory number #014059



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Fine
Jacket: Near Fine


Price:
$100.00

Rogers, Elizabeth Barlow, Elizabeth S. Eustis & John Bidwell
REBUILDING CENTRAL PARK: A Management and Restoration Plan
Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 1987

First edition. Quarto. 160 pp; illustrated throughout with b/w photos, plans, and drawings, some in color. Cloth with unclipped dustjacket. Fine/Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy; jacket lightly chipped at spine ends, minor edge wear. The details of one of the most ambitious restoration projects in NYC history that set the precedent for the restoration of parks everywhere.
Inventory number #014058



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$30.00

Wills, Royal Barry
LIVING ON THE LEVEL: One-Story Houses
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1954

First edition. Quarto. 120 pp; illustrated throughout with sketches & floor plans. Pictorial paperback. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; spine missing top 2 in. of backstrip, top corner bumped, light edgewear, covers lightly soiled. Royal Barry Wills presents contemporary houses ranging from 900 to 2500 sq ft that have some traditionalist features. The first half of the book is devoted to help in designing a house that is livable as well as economical.
Inventory number #014056



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$20.00

New York Landmarks Preservation Commission.
Views of the New York World's Fair
Long Island City, NY: Quality Art Novelty Co., 1939

Quarto. 48 pp; full of b/w photographs. Illustrated card covers bound with staples. VG, stray mark at top of title page, else an unmarked copy; cover spine split 4" at top, including 2" tear onto rear cover, and 3" split at bottom. A souvenir guide to the 1939 New York World's Fair, jam packed with photographs of the buildings, and exhibits of the Fair.
Inventory number #014055



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$20.00

New York World's Fair
FUTURAMA
Detroit: General Motors Corp., 1940

Oblong octavo (7" x 8.25"). [24] pp; full of b/w illustrations. Illustrated stapled wraps. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; covers show minor edgewear, spine lightly rubbed. Futurama was an exhibit at the 1939-40 New York World's Fair designed by Norman Bel Geddes that presented a possible model of the world 20 years into the future. Sponsored by the General Motors Corp., the model city covered more than 35,000 square feet, and included more than 500,000 buildings, and 50,000 motor vehicles, many in motion.
Inventory number #014054



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$20.00

Albert, Allen D. Foreword by Rufus C. Dawes
Official View Book, A Century of Progress Exposition
Chicago: Reuben H. Donnelley Corp., 1933

Oblong quarto (9" x 12"). [32] pp; color illustrations throughout. Color illustrated stapled wraps. VG, interior unmarked; light edgewear, light dampstain only visible along spine edge of front cover, not affecting pages.
Inventory number #014053



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


Price:
$25.00

Newman, Bruce M. & Alastair Duncan
FANTASY FURNITURE
NY: Rizzoli, 1989

First edition. Quarto. 199 pp; profuse color photographs; bibliography. Cloth with dustjacket. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; jacket has short tear & creasing at head of spine & top corner, rear cover lightly scuffed. A well-illustrated study of unusual and exotic furniture produced in Europe, the U.S., and the Far East during the 19th and 20th centuries. Among the examples included are Grotto, Black Forest, Grotesque, Mythological, Horn and Antler, and Belle Epoque styles. Afterword by Leo Lerman.
Inventory number #014050



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$35.00

Klinsky, E.J. & Hanns Reich
Lachende Kamera
Munich: Hanns Reich Verlag, 1964

Fifth edition. Octavo. [4] pp text followed by 70 b/w photographs; list of photograph sources. Text in German. Glossy photographic boards, white title lettering to black cloth spine. VG, neat gift inscription on ffep, else an unmarked copy; covers lightly toned.
Inventory number #014046



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$200.00

Purvine, Mary Bowerman & Helen Burnett
Mary B. Purvine, Pioneer Doctor
Santa Barbara, CA: Privately published, 1958

Limited edition of 100 copies. Quarto. 60 pp; 2 photographs, b/w illustrations. Oatmeal linen cloth with reddish brown leather spine with 3 raised bands & gilt-lettered title oin gilt-ruled box, in slipcase. VG+, a crisp, unmarked copy; spine lightly rubbed; slipcase shows light wear. #28 of 100 copies, presented to Virtue Gifford. Handwritten letter to recipient by author's daughter laid in; two Christmas notes by author to a cousin laid in. The author graduated from Willamette University in 1903, and began her practice in Condon, OR. The book features stories of her early days as a "woman doctor." Printed by Johnck & Seeger, San Francisco.
Inventory number #014044



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket: None


Price:
$65.00

Gottfried, Arlene [Signed]
THE ETERNAL LIGHT
Stockport, UK: Dewi Lewis Publishing, 1999

Oblong quarto. Unpaginated. Full of color photographs. Color illustrated boards, no jacket as issued. Near Fine, a crisp, unmarked copy; covers bright with no wear. Signed by Arlene Gottfried on title page. The photographer's first book, she spent four months photographing the Eternal Light Community Singers of Harlem, and ended up singing with the choir for five years, and joining the church community. She died in August 2017 at the age of 66.
Inventory number #014039