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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:
$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: 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: Near Fine
Jacket: Very Good+


Price:
$325.00

Robsjohn-Gibbings, T.H. [Signed]
GOOD-BYE, MR. CHIPPENDALE
NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1947

Second edition, enlarged. Octavo. 119 pp; drawings by Mary Petty. Publisher's cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/VG, covers clean & bright, a bit of toning at the front pastedown gutter; price-clipped jacket with closed tear at front flap fold & at top of front spine fold, 0.5 in. tear at edge of slightly darkened spine. Inscribed by author on front flyleaf, "For Robert Lukcso, With kind regards, T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings"
Inventory number #013590



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket: None


Price:
$2000.00

Ross, John
VENICE SAVED FROM THE SEA
NY: High Tide Press, 1995

Limited to 15 numbered copies and signed by Ross. Quarto. One sheet (56 cm. x 117 cm.), printed on both sides, folded in two (top to bottom), then folded again accordion style and pasted to the lower board. Turquoise cloth boards with a wave pattern, lined in blue slubbed silk, matching silk slipcase with recessed paper title label. Near Fine, a crisp, clean copy, with no markings. Slipcase shows light sunning where a smaller book rested on top. #11 of 15 copies. Conceived, designed, illustrated and printed by John Ross in the High Tide Press workshop on Rives BFK; set in Janson and printed on a Vandercook proofing press. Printed Accordion fold. Collagraph images of Venice with two three-page fold outs. When open the pages can be unfolded to show a pull-out soft ground etching of very large proportion with hand coloring. Prints done on a Brand etching press. The binding is by James Di Marcantonio.
Inventory number #013582



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$100.00

Grizzard, Lewis [Signed]
Barbecue, Grits & Peach Pie: Recipes and Recollections
Des Moines, IA: Register and Tribune Syndicate, 1982

First edition. Octavo. [32] pp. Illustrated cover. Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy with no visible wear. Signed "Lewis Grizzard" on inside front cover.
Inventory number #013407



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$50.00

Johnson, Una E.
Paul Cadmus: prints and drawings, 1922-1967
Brooklyn: Brooklyn Museum, 1968

8vo. 66 pp; b/w illus. Illustrated boards. VG, clean, unmarked copy; edges of spine lightly rubbed, spine toned. Signed? on title page.
Inventory number #013244



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$350.00

Arlington, L.C.
The Chinese Drama from the earliest times until to-day, Etc.
Shanghai: Kelly and Walsh, 1930

Limited edition. Quarto. xli, 177 pp; 115 leaves of color plates. Original gilt-lettered green cloth spine with peacock illustrated boards and matching endpapers; errata slip tipped on title page. Ex-library copy - white numbers at bottom of spine, 2" x 2" paper loss & glue residue in center of blank rear endpaper from removal of card pocket; plates are clean & unmarked. #538/750 signed copies.
Inventory number #013209



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


Price:
$35.00

Adachi, Barbara. Foreword by Jo Okada, introduction by Bernard Leach
THE LIVING TREASURES OF JAPAN
Tokyo, NY: Kodansha International, 1973

First edition. Small square quarto. 67 pp text plus 96 color plates. Publisher's brown cloth with silver-lettered spine in dustjacket. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy, front & rear pastedowns bubbled - llikely a binding error, not water damage; top & bottom of jacket spine lightly chipped, edges show light wear. Signed by author on title page.
Inventory number #012982



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$150.00

Lynch, Kenneth [Inscribed to Eric Sloane]
WEATHERVANES
Canterbury, CT: Canterbury Publishing Co., 1971

First edition. Folio. 95 pp; b/w photographs & illustrations throughout; index. Green cloth with gilt-stamped lettering on cover & spine. Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy; covers show minor wear; old signature(?) on bottom edge. Inscribed on front free endpaper, "For Eric Sloane / My Mentor / Kenneth Lynch / Feb 26, 1975."
Inventory number #012856



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


Price:
$75.00

Robicsek, Francis [Inscribed]
THE SMOKING GODS: Tobacco in Maya Art, History, and Religion
Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 1978

First edition. Quarto. xxv, 233 pp; illustrated with 234 color & b/w photographs & drawings; notes; references; index. Black cloth with silver-lettered spine & silver-stamped image on cover in dustjacket. VG/VG, a crisp, unmarked copy; jacket lightly chipped on top edge, minor wear at base of spine, top edge toned. Inscribed by author on title page.
Inventory number #012847



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket: None


Price:
$100.00

Boccaccio, Giovanni
THE DECAMERON OF GIOVANNI BOCCACCIO
NY: Limited Editions Club, 1930

Two volumes. Small folio. xiii, 383 pp. Publisher's red cloth with leather spine labels stamped in gilt with slipcase. Near Fine/VG, a clean, unmarked copy in worn slipcase - rubbed & split at spine ends with small chip at base.. #700/1500 copies, designed, decorated and signed by T.M. Cleland, and printed at the Press of A. Colish.
Inventory number #012695



Binding:
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$750.00

Clark, Larry [Both copies inscribed to actor Vincent Kartheiser]
TEENAGE LUST [Together with] TULSA
NY: Larry Clark, n.d.

1979 and 1987. Quarto. Unpaginated. TULSA is the first hardcover edition (1979), there is no dustjacket and the covers are a little scuffed, internally near fine. TEENAGE LUST is the second revised edition (paperback, 1987) and is in very good condition except for a small rough chip on the lower corner of the front cover, wear to corners and some overall shelfwear and light soiling. Both copies are inscribed by Larry Clark to Vincent Kartheiser (Mad Men). Both copies came from Clark's stock and were inscribed in 1997 and 1998 after shooting wrapped on the set of "Another Day in Paradise" (1998) in which a young Vincent plays the character "Bobby" alongside James Woods and Melanie Griffith. A great association set.
Inventory number #012673



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket: None


Price:
$75.00

Thomas, Isaiah
THE HISTORY OF PRINTING IN AMERICA: with a Biography of Printers & an Account of Newspapers
Barre, MA: Imprint Society, 1970

Stout octavo. xxi, 650 pp; index. Blue cloth with gilt-lettered spine in cream slipcase with paper label. Near Fine, a crisp, unmarked copy, slipcase VG+, top & bottom lightly soiled, else unmarked. #758 of 1950 copies signed by the editor, Marcus A. McCorison. Printed by the Stinehour Press.
Inventory number #012657



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


Price:
$150.00

Cornforth, John (Signed)
THE INSPIRATION OF THE PAST: Country House Taste in the Twentieth Century
NY: Viking, in association with Country Life, 1988

First edition. Quarto. 233 pp; 79 color and 196 b/w photographs; index. Cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy, corner tips gently bumped; price-clipped jacket has minor wear. SIGNED by author on title page. Most of the b/w photographs come from the collection of Country Life magazine; most of the color photos were specially taken for the book by Timothy Beddow. The principal figure in the book is John Fowler, the legendary English interior decorator
Inventory number #012607



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$50.00

Bacheller, Irving
THE STORY OF A PASSION
East Aurora, NY: Roycrofters, 1901

Octavo. 14 pp; hand illuminated in two colors and gold by Emma Straight. Red suede covers with yapp edges and silk doublures. Very good-, small dark stain on spine, edges a little worn mostly around spine ends. Copyright page reads 1899, colophon reads 1901. Signed by Emma Straight on colophon with hand-drawn Roycrofters device.
Inventory number #012519



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$20.00

Hubbard, Elbert
LITTLE JOURNEYS to the Homes of English Authors: Benjamin Disraeli
East Aurora, NY: Roycroft, 1900

Octavo. (28) pp; frontis portrait and hand illuminated decorations. Limp suede covers with silk doublures. Very good-, spine darkened and stiff, light sunning outline on covers. "Of this edition there were printed and specially illumined by hand but Nine Hundred and Forty copies." Signed Elbert Hubbard (by a Roycrofter employee, as was the common practice for Roycrofter "limited" editions). The title-page and initials designed by Samuel Warner.
Inventory number #012515



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$125.00

[Rogers, Bruce] Tory, Geofroy
CHAMP ROSE
New Rochelle, NY: Peter Pauper Press, 1933

Octavo. unpaginated; illustrated in red. pages uncut. Very good. light toning to covers. Designed by Bruce Rogers. Signed bookplate of American book editor, William Targ. " ...Wherein May be Discovered the Roman Letters That Were Made By Geofroy Tory and Printed By Him at Paris in His Book Called "Champ Fleury"
Inventory number #012394



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket: Good


Price:
$35.00

Orcutt, William Dana [Presentation copy]
DAGGER AND JEWELS: The Gorgeous Adventures of Benvenuto Cellini. A Romantic Novel
NY: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1931

Stated first. Octavo. 372 pp; illustrated endpapers. Gilt decorated cloth in chipped dustjacket. Near Fine in G+ dustjacket with a couple large chips missing from top edge of front panel and crown, heel missing small chip, back panel top edge crinkled with closed tears, and chip near spine. Presentation copy to Mr. & Mrs. Ralph Lowell.
Inventory number #012379



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$50.00

Rogers, Bruce
FINE BOOK PAGES: A Portfolio of Specimen Pages from the Distinguished Books Designed by Mr. Bruce Rogers
NY: Mergenthaler Linotype Company, 1928

Limited edition. Eight signatures in portfolio and slipcase. VG to Near Fine, some corner bumps on signatures, sticker residue on one signature. Complete. "A portfolio of specimen pages from the distinguished books designed by Mr. Bruce Rogers for composition on the linotype; each specimen signature being reprinted on the same paper in the same colors as the original volume. Printed by William Edwin Rudge in a limited edition of 975 copies" of which this is copy #575. Includes signed letter from the Mergenthaler Linotype Company on company letterhead from E.E. Bartlett, Director of Linotype Typography.
Inventory number #012372