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


Price:
$40.00

Tennant, Stephen
Leaves from a Missionary's Notebook
London: Hamish Hamilton, 1986

Quarto. Unpaginated; profuse illustrations by the author. Cloth with gilt-lettered spine in dustjacket. Near Fine/Near Fine, a crisp, unmarked copy; unclipped jacket shows minor soil on rear cover. First published in 1929 when the author was 23 years old, it was republished to celebrate Tennant's 80th birthday. It is the story of the Rev Felix Littlejohn and his quest to convert the heathen in tropical lands.
Inventory number #014633



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


Price:
$10.00

Holroyd, Michael
A Book of Secrets: Illegitimate Daughters, Absent Fathers
London: Chatto & Windus, 2010

First printing. Octavo. 258 pp; 8 pages of b/w photographs; family trees; bibliography; index. Cloth with dustjacket. VG/VG, several early pp with red ink underlining; unclipped jacket with minimal wear. Laid in: book review clippings from several newspapers.
Inventory number #014632



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


Price:
$25.00

Corrigan, D. Felicitas
Siegfried Sassoon: Poet's Pilgrimage
London: Victor Gollancz, 1973

First edition. Octavo. 256 pp; 7 b/w photographs; index. Cloth with dustjacket. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; unclipped jacket with minimal edgewear.
Inventory number #014631



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


Price:
$35.00

Wulf, Andrea & Emma Gieben-Gamal
This Other Eden : Seven Great Gardens and 300 Years of English History
London: Little, Brown, 2005

Quarto. xvii, 414 pp; color & b/w illustrations; extensive bibliography; notes; index. Publisher's green cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; unclipped jacket
Inventory number #014630



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


Price:
$20.00

Tapert, Annette & Diana Edkins
The Power of Style: The Women Who Defined the Art of Living Well
NY: Crown Publishers, 1994

First printing. Octavo. 224 pp; profusely illustrated in b/w & color; bibliography. Cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/VG, a crisp, unmarked copy; unclipped jacket shows slight toning at top edge. The authors have selected the most stylish women of the 20th century - Rita Lydig, Elsie de Wolfe, Millicent Rogers, Daisy Fellowes, Duchess of Windsor, Mona, Countess of Bismarck, Pauline de Rothschild, Diana Vreeland, Babe Paley, Gloria Guinness, Slim Keith, C.Z. Guest, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, and Coco Chanel.
Inventory number #014627



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


Price:
$15.00

Basho et al
The Four Seasons: Japanese Haiku
Mount Vernon, NY: Peter Pauper Press, 1958

Slim octavo. Unpaginated; illustrated with block-print decorations. Boards in unclipped dustjacket. VG in VG jacket with slight toning. Contains Japanese haike by Basho, Buson, Issa, Shiki, and many others. Translated by Peter Beilenson.
Inventory number #014625



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


Price:
$15.00

Basho et al
Japanese Haiku: Two Hundred and Twenty Examples of Seventeen-Syllable Poems
Mount Vernon, NY: Peter Pauper Press, 1956

Slim octavo. Unpaginated; illustrated with block-print decorations. Boards in unclipped dustjacket. VG in VG- jacket with toned spine and small loss at top & center of spine. Haiku by Basho, Buson, Issa, Shiki, Sokan, Kikaku and others. Translated by Peter Beilenson.
Inventory number #014624



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$45.00

Sotheby's
Japanese Swords and Tsuba from the Professor A. Z. Freeman and the Phyllis Sharpe Memorial Collections, Thursday 10 April 1997
London: Sotheby's, 1997

Quarto. 45 pp with 100 lots mostly illustrated in color and all described in detail. Paperback. Near Fine, minor crease to one corner.
Inventory number #014623



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$20.00

Christie's
Japanese Netsuke and Inro, Tuesday, September 12, 1995
NY: Christie's, 1995

Quarto. 47 pp; 68 lots, illustrated with color photographs. Paperback. Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy; minor cover wear.
Inventory number #014622



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$25.00

Sotheby's
The Jerome Rapoport Collection of American Aesthetic Silver. June 20, 1996
NY: Sotheby's, 1996

Quarto. 86 lots, all with color & b/w photographs. Essay by Janet Zapata. Paperback. A near fine, unmarked copy. This collection of American silver based on Japonism is noteworthy in its depth and breadth, encompassing all the important phases of the period with outstanding examples from Tiffany, Gorham, Whiting Mfg. Co., Dominick & Haff, Durgin, Enid Yandell, and others.
Inventory number #014619



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$50.00


Putting Color Into Practice - the Nairn Color Corner
Kearny, NJ: Congoleum-Nairn Inc., 1940

Octavo. 20 pp; color illustrations throughout. Printed stapled wraps. VG, a clean, unmarked text, covers show light foxing, top of spine split to top staple, small spot of image loss on front cover. Color brochure promoting Nairn linoleum, illustrating room settings.
Inventory number #014614



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: New


Price:
$150.00

Murphy, Richard
Carlo Scarpa and Castelvecchio Revisited
Edinburgh: Breakfast Mission Publishing, 2017

Large quarto. 384 pp; profuse color & b/w illustrations, including measured drawings. Paperback with French flaps. A new, unused copy. The Venetian architect Carlo Scarpa (1906-78) worked on the Castelvecchio Museum in Verona, Italy from 1957 to 1975, and the building is arguably his most important work. This book introduces the reader to the complex history of the building as well as sequences of Scarpa's own highly revealing drawings.
Inventory number #014611



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Fine
Jacket: Near Fine


Price:
$155.00

Sayn-Wittgenstein, Marianne
Mamarazza
Gottingen: Steidl, 2000

Oblong folio. 237 pp; profuse color photographs; index of people. Red cloth with dustjacket. Fine/Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy; jacket shows minimal wear. This massive volume of 2,000 color photographs was carefully selected by Princess Marianne Sayn-Wittenstein-Sayn from her photo albums. For over 50 years, the princess has taken candid shots of her life as a member of the Austrian aristocracy. Mamarazza is her nickname, bestowed by Princess Caroline of Monaco years ago - "You are not a paparazzo; you are a mamarazza!" Includes clippings from NYTimes, Social Diary, W, among others.
Inventory number #014608



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$15.00

Handel Company, Meriden, Conn
Handel Lamps and Fixtures
Washington Mills, NY: Gilded Age Press, 1978

Octavo. 15 pp; b/w illustrations. Yellow stiff card wraps. VG, a clean, unmarked copy. Facsimile reprint of catalog originally published by The Handel Company, ca. 1905. Laid in: ca. 1905 Handel Lamp Catalog Price Guide.
Inventory number #014605



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$25.00

Adlmann, Jan Ernst
Vienna Moderne 1898-1918: An Early Encounter between Taste and Utility
Houston: Sarah Campbell Blaffer Gallery, 1978

Small quarto. 96 pp; profusely illustrated in b/w and color; biographies of designers; marks; bibliography. Paperback. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; spine lightly toned. Catalogue of exhibition organized by the Sarah Campbell Glaffer Gallery.
Inventory number #014601



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$30.00

Hart Schaffner & Marx
Style Book for Men, Young Men and Boys. Autumn and Winter 1923-24
Chicago / NY: Hart Schaffner & Marx, 1923

Octavo. 20 pp; 16 full-page color illustrations. Color pictorial wraps. VG, some illustrations out of register (blurry), a few smudges on title page & last page, small stain to fore edge of most pp; cover edges chipped, cover image bright. Name of local merchant - Dan A. Donahue, Salem - on front cover.
Inventory number #014599



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$65.00

E.T. Burrowes Co.
Burrowes' Wire Screens for Windows and Doors
Portland, ME: E.T. Burrowes Co., 1897

Quarto. 30 pp; illustrated with engravings and halftones. Color pictorial stiff paper wraps with original stamped, addressed mailing envelope. VG, marginal stain at top corner affecting all pp & covers, tiny stain on back cover, else a clean, unmarked copy. Features and describes all components of the company's sliding wire window screens and screen doors - the type of wire netting, screws, wood, etc. and illustrates various models. Also 10 pp of testimonials, illustrated with b/w photograph of mansions around the country. "Screening good houses is our specialty" - slogan on back cover.
Inventory number #014597



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$15.00

Disney, Dorothy Cameron
Crimson Friday
NY: Dell Publishing, 1943

12mo [6.5" x 4.25"]. 288 pp. Color illustrated paperback. VG, pages toned; covers with light edgewear. Dell no. 137 mass market. A Dell "mapback."
Inventory number #014594



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$50.00

Goldfeld, Abraham
Practices and Experiences of the Lavanburg Homes
NY: Fred L. Lavanburg Foundation, 1937

Second edition. Octavo. 16 pp; b/w photos, floorplan. Printed stiff card covers. VG, an unmarked copy except for library pocket (Regional Plan Association Library) on inside back cover; shallow chip to top edge of back cover, light soil. First published in 1934. The Fred L. Lavanburg Foundation was established in 1927 as a low-income, non-profit housing corporation for families with children who were unable to find housing elsewhere. The Lavanburg Homes opened at 124-142 Goerck St (renamed Baruch Place) on the Lower East Side in December 1927, a six-story building containing 113 apartments; it had a large screened playground on the roof. OCLC locates several copies of this edition.
Inventory number #014589



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$30.00

Karl, Johann
Aus Munchner Kunstler-Ateliers
Munich: Selbstverlag des Verfassers, 1930

Band 6. Octavo. 127 pp; illustrated with 128 b/w photographs. List of artists. Text in German. Illustrated paperback with cover title by Ludwig Hohlwein. VG, a clean, umarked copy.
Inventory number #014588