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Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$10.00

Ketchum, William C., Jr.
The Collections of the Margaret Woodbury Strong Museum
Rochester, NY: Margaret Woodbury Strong Museum, 1982

Quarto. 66 pp; color & b/w photographs. Paperback. Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy. When it opened in 1982, the Margaret Woodbury Strong Museum in Rochester NY focused on the history of American social & cultural development from 1820 to 1920 - the century that experienced the changes created by industrialism. This book features the museum's collections of dolls, toys, dollhouses & doll furniture, silver, glass, ceramics, furniture, Oriental arts, fine arts & crafts, textiles, household utensils, and books & paper ephemera.
Inventory number #014337



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$20.00

Christie's
IMPORTANT 20TH CENTURY DESIGN. May 26. 2005
London: Christie's, 2005

Quarto. 153 pp; 196 lots, illustrated with color photographs. Paperback. Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy with no wear. Includes property from the estate of Gordon House, including a collection of Liberty & Co. silver, pewter, and relevant drawings, the majority designed by Archibald Knox, and others. Many pieces of furniture, lighting, and textiles by designers including E.W. Godwin, Josef Hoffmann, Otto Wagner, Fontana Arte, Gio Ponti, Alvar Aalto, Arne Jacobsen, Tapio Wirkkala, Marcel Breuer, Le Corbusier, Pierre Chareau, Jacques Adnet, Serge Mouille, Charles & Ray Eames, Marc Newson, Ron Arad, and many others.
Inventory number #013967



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$20.00

Arrizoli-Clementel, Pierre et al
Toiles de Nantes des XVIIIe et XIXe siecles : 9 decembre 1977-29 janvier 1978, Musee de l'impression sur Etoffes de Mulhouse
Mulhouse: Musee de l'Impression sur Etoffes, 1977

First edition. Octavo. 159 pp; two color & profuse b/w illustrations; bibliography. Text in French. Paperback. Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy; slight toning to edges of back cover. Exhibition catalogue featuring 129 examples of 18th & 19th century printed textiles of Nantes.
Inventory number #013921



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: Near Fine
Jacket: Near Fine


Price:
$75.00

Sirat, Jacques & Francoise Siriex
Tapis Francais du XXe Siecle : de l'art Nouveau aux Creations Contemporaines
Paris: Editions de l'Amateur, 1993

First edition. Quarto. 237 pp; color illustrations throughout; bibliography. Text in French. Cloth with dustjacket. VG/Near Fine, small loss at top edge of pp 121-132 else a near fine copy; jacket has no visible wear. A well-illustrated chronological survey of 20th century of French carpets, including Art Nouveau, Art Deco, as well as paquebots.
Inventory number #013919



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$125.00

Thorne, Edward & Hanry W. Frohne
Decorative Draperies & Upholstery
Grand Rapids, MI: Dean-Hicks Company, 1929

Quarto. xv, 277 pp; illustrated with 74 full-page color plates. Original tan cloth, no dust jacket. VG, a clean copy, unmarked except for old inked price (1.75) on front flyleaf; covers moderately soiled.
Inventory number #013916



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$15.00

Decorative Arts Program of the American Federation of Arts.
Threads of History: the romance of fibers, natural and man-made, and the art of their use in decorative Textiles
NY: The American Federation of Arts, 1965

Square quarto. 53 pp; numerous b/w illustrations; bibliography. Paperback. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; light wear to spine ends & corners.
Inventory number #013494



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


Price:
$50.00

Percival, MacIver
THE CHINTZ BOOK
London: William Heinemann, 1923

Quarto. xvi, 103 pp + 4 tipped-in color plates with tissue guards & 32 b/w plates; appendix; glossary. Two-tone cloth with paper labels on cover and spine in dustjacket. VG/VG, a clean, tight, unmarked copy, incl. covers & paper labels, page edges lightly foxed; jacket with 2 large edge chips & repaired jagged tear on front cover, approx 1-in. loss to spine ends. The book features many examples of English, French and Indian chintz.
Inventory number #013483



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$150.00

Tracy, Berry B. & William H. Gerdts
CLASSICAL AMERICA 1815-1845: An Exhibition at The Newark Museum
Newark, NJ: Newark Museum, 1963

First edition. Quarto. 212 pp; 295 objects described, many with b/w photographs; bibliography. Cloth in very good+ condition. A crisp, unmarked copy; ;white covers arte clean & bright, spine a biy darkened. Major exhibition catalogue of American decorative and fine arts of this period, with many high-quality examples. Includes furniture, silver, ceramics, glass, wallpaper & textiles, lamps, stoves & clocks, as well as the fine arts.
Inventory number #013418



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket: None


Price:
$15.00

Yefimova, Louisa & Rina Belogorskaya
RUSSIAN KERCHIEFS AND SHAWLS
Leningrad: Aurora Art Publishers, 1985

Octavo. 166 pp; 100 color plates & b/w illustrations; list of trademarks of the Russian factories. Laminated color-illustrated cover. Near Fine, a clean unmarked copy; Textile Museum label on front flyleaf. This book presents all types of Russian kerchiefs and shawls of the 18th to 20th century. Included are a number of paintings and portraits by Russian & Soviet artists as well as Palekh wooden ware to provide a better idea of the development of this industry.
Inventory number #013352



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


Price:
$15.00

Battersby, Martin
THE DECORATIVE TWENTIES
NY: Walker and Company, 1969

First edition. Quarto. 213 pp; 210 illustrations, some in color; notes on illustrations; list of source books; index. Green cloth with dustjacket. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; unclipped jacket shows minimal surface wear, slight toning at top edge. An illustrated survey of the interiors & furnishings, fashion & textiles, decorative & applied arts in France, England and America during the 1920s.
Inventory number #013330



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$250.00

Leon, M. Paul et al
Exposition internationale des arts decoratifs et industriels modernes : Paris 1925 : rapport general. 6, classes 13 et 14. Tissu et Papier
Paris: Librairie Larousse, 1928

Quarto. 102 pp; 96 plates including a few color; bibliography; index of designers & companies; list of plates. Text in French. Original printed wraps in original glassine, printed on velin d'arches with gold & black Art Deco designed endpapers. Near Fine, text pages uncut, light stain in margin of a few early pp, else a crisp; unmarked copy; glassine has closed tear on front cover, minor wear to spine ends.
Inventory number #013108



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$225.00

Tanaka, Toshio & Reiko
A Study of Okinawan Textile Fabrics with Explanatory Notes on Illustrations
Tokyo: Meiji-Shobo, 1952

Quarto. 95-pp text volume, 53 tipped-in color plates contained in folding envelope with title printed on front, all enclosed in a folding portfolio and printed box. Text in Japanese & English. G+/VG- Paper overwrap is torn at the spine, text volume has some tearing at crown, plate wrapper has tearing at the folds. Portfolio boards are a little dingy and have some staining at edges. Slipcase splitting with 1.5- inch loss at top of spine. One plate detached and remounted with clumsy tape repair, also one plate detached but present. Complete.
Inventory number #013020



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


Price:
$15.00

Walton, Frank L.
TOMAHAWKS TO TEXTILES: The Fabulous Story of Worth Street
NY: Appleton-Century-Crofts, 1953

First edition. Octavo. xii, 177 pp plus 19 maps & b/w illustrations. Publisher's blue cloth with gilt-lettered cover & spine, lacks dustjacket. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; minor rubbing to spine ends & corners.
Inventory number #012964



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$30.00

Kevorkian, R.H. & Berdj Achdjian
TAPIS ET TEXTILES ARMENIENS
Marseille: Maison armenienne de la jeunesse et de la Culture, 1991

Octavo. 163 pp; 157 color & b/w illustrations; bibliography. Text in French. Paperback. VG, Exhibition catalog of Armenian rugs and textiles. Includes early Armenian Apostolic Orthodox/Gregorian Church religious and clerical textiles.
Inventory number #012580



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$25.00

Segal, William C., publisher
GENTRY. Number Eighteen, Spring 1956
Philadelphia, PA: Reporter Publications, 1956

Quarto. 111 pp; illustrated throughout in color and b/w, some inserts and folding plates. Paperback. Very good, spine lightly rubbed. Complete.
Inventory number #012470



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$25.00

Segal, William C., publisher
GENTRY. Number Fifteen, Summer 1955
Philadelphia, PA: Reporter Publications, 1955

Quarto. 124 pp; illustrated throughout in color and b/w, some inserts and folding plates. Paperback. Very good, some creasing near spine. spine toned. Complete.
Inventory number #012469



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$20.00

Segal, William C., publisher
GENTRY. Number Five, Holiday Issue 1952
NY: Reporter Publications, 1952

Quarto. 172 pp; profusely illustrated with b/w & color illustrations; actual fabric samples; tipped-in color plates. Paperback. Very good, a clean copy, minor rubbing to front edge of spine, light soiling to covers and toning to spine, bump to top corner. 9 fabric samples tipped in. Appears to be missing a perfume sample and one ad has been excised, otherwise complete.
Inventory number #012465



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$15.00

Segal, William C., publisher
GENTRY. Number Eight, Fall 1953
NY: Reporter Publications, 1953

Quarto. 124 pp; profusely illustrated, tipped in color plates, actual fabric samples, inserts. Paperback. VG, top inch of spine torn. Lacks color illustration of horse painting on front cover.
Inventory number #012278



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$10.00

McQuiston, Don, Debra McQuiston & Lynne Bush
THE WOVEN SPIRIT OF THE SOUTHWEST
San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 1995

Quarto. 118 pp; illustrated throughout with color photos; bibliography. Paperback with flaps. Near Fine copy, small bump to bottom edge, minimal wear to spine ends. A clean, unmarked copy. The spectacular landscape of the Southwest has long influenced the gorgeous woven textiles of the Navajo people who live there. This book reveals how these ancient Native American weaving traditions have evolved through time to create beautiful, invaluable, and enduring works of art.
Inventory number #011792