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Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$75.00

St. Clair, Augustus
The Lelands and American Hotels
Long Branch, NJ / Saratoga, NY: Self Published, 1877

7" x 4". 45 pp printed on one side only. Gray printed wraps. VG, a few light pencil notations on cover, else a clean, unmarked copy; covers show light soil, spine has small loss at base, and short tears. A tribute to the Leland family and hotels by the author, a frequent guest - "this family and business sketch, composed during his midsummer vacation, is respectfully dedicated to the memory of" the Lelands, past and present. St Clair wrote a guidebook to Rockaway and Rockaway Beach in 1880, with train schedules as well as detailed descriptions of hotels, and advertisements. No information about the author. LOC digitized its copy; no copies on OCLC.
Inventory number #014445



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


Price:
$85.00

Petkanas, Christopher
Parish-Hadley: Sixty Years of American Design
Boston: Little, Brown, 1995

First edition. Quarto. 181 pp; profusely illustrated mainly in color. Cloth with dustjacket. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy, small ding to top edge, unclipped jacket with a few short edge tears. Two of America's most celebrated interior decorators - Sister Parish (who died in 1994) and Albert Hadley (died in 2012) - reveal the secrets of their unique style.
Inventory number #014411



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


Price:
$25.00

Costin, Lucinda
American Elegance: Classic and Contemporary Menus from Celebrated Hosts and Hostesses
NY: Abbeville Press, 1988

First edition. Square quarto. 246 pp; color photographs throughout. Red cloth with dustjacket, Near Fine/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; rear cover of jacket shows light scuffing. A fascinating book with menus and recipes contributed by well-known hosts and hostesses. It is illustrated with fine examples of American decorative arts from Winterthur's vast holdings, arranged in some of the museum's over 200 period rooms.
Inventory number #014407



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$20.00

Hamlin, Talbot
Greek Revival Architecture in America: Being an Account of Important Trends in American Architecture and American Life Prior to the War between the States
London/NY/Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1944

First edition. Octavo. xl, 439 pp; 94 b/w photographs with multiple images; 39 drawiings & plans; appendices; extensive bibliography; index. Cream cloth lettered spine with burgundy patterned paper boards, lacking jacket. VG, a number of dog-eared pp, including pp with photos.
Inventory number #014351



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$15.00

Parke-Bernet Galleries
American & English Furniture Historic American Paintings, Bronzes... Property of Mrs Geraldine R. Dodge, New York & Madison, NJ
NY: Parke-Bernet Galleries, 1956

Octavo. 93 pp; b/w photographs of various items. 459 lots. Wraps. VG, minor soiling to covers. Sale no. 1646, Fri & Sat, February 3 & 4, 1956.
Inventory number #014333



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$15.00

Parke-Bernet Galleries
English & American Furniture, Silver, Decorations. Property of Various New York Private Collectors, Estates and Other Owners: Including William J.B. Macauley, New York, Brian J. Lynch, New York, Estate of the Late H. Sylvia A.H.G. Wilks
NY: Parke-Bernet Galleries, 1952

Octavo. 125 pp; b/w photographs of various items. 670 lots. Wraps. VG, spine slightly faded. Sale no. 1335, Wed, Thu & Sat, April 9. 10 & 12, 1952.
Inventory number #014332



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$35.00


Scientific American Building Monthly. No. 210. April 1903
NY: Munn & Co., 1903

Vol. 35, No. 4. Folio (16" x 11"). pp 68-88 + 10 pp advertisements; b/w illustrations. Paperback. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; covers lightly soiled, base of spine lightly creased. The cover photograph is the Roger Morris mansion, Washington's headquarters in NY, 1776.
Inventory number #014176



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$35.00


Scientific American Building Monthly. No. 218. December 1903
NY: Munn & Co., 1903

Vol. 36, No. 6. Folio (16" x 11"). pp 112-131 + 10 pp advertisements; b/w illustrations. Paperback. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; covers lightly soiled, bottom corner lightly creased. The cover photograph is "St. Heliers," a residence in Mount Vernon, NY. The issue includes the Stow Mansion, Roslyn, Long Island,
Inventory number #014175



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$30.00

Austin, Jean, Editor
THE AMERICAN HOME. January 1938
NY: American Home Publishing Co., 1938

Volume 19, No. 2. Quarto. 76 pp; many b/w & some color illustrations. Paperback. VG. Cover design by Herbert E. Marsden.
Inventory number #014109



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$30.00

Townsend, Reginald T., Editor
THE AMERICAN HOME. September 1930
NY: Doubleday, Doran & Co., 1930

Volume 4, No. 6. Quarto. pp 543-628, b/w & some color illustrations. Paperback. VG. Cover [color kitchen interior] by Lurelle Guild.
Inventory number #014108



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$30.00

Townsend, Reginald T., Editor
THE AMERICAN HOME. July 1930
NY: Doubleday, Doran & Co., 1930

Volume 4, No. 4. Quarto. pp 399-470, numerous b/w & some color illustrations. Paperback. VG. Cover design by J. Floyd Yewell
Inventory number #014107



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$25.00

Trade Catalogue
American Radiators
Chicago: American Radiator Co., 1914

Octavo. 16 pp; full of b/w photos. Stapled wraps with original mailing envelope. VG, a clean, unmarked copy. WITH - "New Ideal Heating Aids," American Radiator Co., 1913, 6.25" x 3.5" 20-pp booklet with b/w illustrations of room temperature controls, boiler damper regulators, air valves, etc.
Inventory number #014012



Binding: Softcover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$40.00

Darnell, Victor C.
A Directory of American Bridge-Building Companies: 1840-1900
Washington, DC: Society for industrial Archeology, 1984

Quarto. 110 pp; b/w illustratrions; bibliography; index. Paperback. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; light creasing to corners, light soiling, dynamo label with title affixed to spine.
Inventory number #013955



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$20.00

Belasco, Warren James
Americans on the Road: From Autocamp to Motel, 1910-1945
Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1981

First paperback edition. Octavo. ix, 212 pp; numerous b/w illustrations; notes; bibliographical guide; index. Paperback. VG, a clean, unmarked copy, minimal edgewear.
Inventory number #013944



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: 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: None


Price:
$325.00

Trade Catalogue
AMERICAN GREENHOUSES
Chicago: American Greenhouse Mfg. Co., 1928

Folio (15" x 12"). 384 pp; Illustrations, plans and elevations of hundreds of greenhouses used for commercial and residential purposes. Green cloth with color illustration of greenhouse interior laid on front cover. VG+, a clean, unmarked copy; 1.5" tear at edge of spine, front bottom corner gently bumped, front cover a bit bowed.
Inventory number #013721



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$20.00

Sharf, Frederic A.
SUBURBAN AMERICA 1945-1970. Drawings of Buildings and Automobiles Which Changed the Appearance of American Suburbs
Newbury, MA: Newburyport Press, 2002

Quarto. 63 pp; 34 color drawings; bibliography. Paperback. Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy. This exhibition catalog features presentation design drawings of buildings and automobiles which changed the appearance of American suburbs. Exhibition was held at Brigham & Women's Hospital, Sharf Admitting Center, Boston from September 2002 to March 2003.
Inventory number #013708



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



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$15.00

Nelson, Christina H.
Directly from China: Export Goods for the American Market, 1784-1930
Salem, MA: Peabody Essex Museum, 1985

Octavo. 120 pp; b/w photographs throughout; bibliography. Paperback. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; Slight wave to top 2-in. of covers and pages due to the way book was stored, edges lightly rubbed, old price stick on back cover & inside of front cover. Errata sheet laid in.
Inventory number #013548