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


Price:
$125.00

Ross, Josephine
Beaton in Vogue [Review copy]
NY: Clarkson N. Potter, 1984

First American edition. Quarto. 240 pp; profuse color & b/w illustrations. Cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; unclipped jacket shows minimal edgewear. Review Copy - Publisher letter & five press photos laid in. Cecil Beaton (1904-1980) worked for Vogue for more than 50 years as photographer, fashion illustrator, social columnist, war correspondent, and travel writer. His photos offer an intimate perspective and social commentary on the lives of the rich and famous - Coco Chanel, Pablo Picasso, Gertrude Stein, Twiggy, Greta Garbo, Mick Jagger, Audrey Hepburn, Mae West, just to name a few.
Inventory number #014301



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$650.00

Barres, Maurice
Un Jardin sur l'Oronte
Paris: Javal et Bourdeaux, 1927

Limited edition, #109/490 copies on velin d'Arches paper. Small folio. 123 pp; illustrated with 17 watercolors, including frontispiece, by Andre Suréda, engraved on wood by Robert Dill, and decorated by the artist's headbands, initials, motifs and culs-de-lampe in black and gold. A fine copy in wraps in near fine chemise with sunned spine & lightly split at bottom. Paper-covered slipcase is VG, with one split corner extending mid way down spine. An extravagant and beautifully illustrated edition of this classic. Between travel diary and geopoetic introspection, this is a story about Maurice Barres' passion for the Orient: exoticism, poetry, spirituality, anecdotes.
Inventory number #014287



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$25.00

Bayle, Luc-Marie
Quelques Conseils Pratiques Pour Le Voyage. Practical Advice for the Flight
: Air France, n.d.

Octavo. [16] pp; profuse color illustrations by Luc Marie Bayle. Text in French & English. Illustrated stapled wraps, top edge die cut to form tabs. VG, an unmarked copy; a few light spots.
Inventory number #014143



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$25.00

New York Central Railroad Company
Visit the World's Fair, Chicago, June 1st-November 1st, 1933. Travel by Train - Make Chicago the Hub of your 1933 Travels
Chicago, IL: [Poole Bros.], 1933

9" x 8". 18 pp; numerous b/w photographs; map. Color illustrated stapled wraps. VG-, a clean, unmarked copy; well thumbed; light edge wear, been folded in half vertically.
Inventory number #014142



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$40.00

Thieriot, Albert
Fort William Henry Hotel, Lake George, N.Y.
Albany, NY: Delaware and Hudson Railroad Co, n.d.

n.d., ca. 1916. Octavo. [16] pp; full of b/w photos & pastel drawings. Cream embossed card covers with red embossed lettering & color coat of arms. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; covers show light soil.
Inventory number #014013



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$40.00

Stowell, Kenneth K.
HOUSE BEAUTIFUL. May 1938
NY: Hearst Magazines, 1938

Vol. 80, No. 5. Folio (13 in. x 10 in.). 156 pp; full of color & b/w illustrations. Paperback. VG+, a clean, unmarked copy; spine lightly rubbed with short tear at base. Cover photograph by Paul Outerbridge, Jr. Articles include several for the Brides of 1938 on choosing silver and linen; draperies; wedding invitations; "Philadelphia Gardens" by Helen van Pelt Wilson, Portfolio of Details - Bay Windows, and photographs & floor plans for two houses. Advertisements include many by silver and linen companies, and travel ads.
Inventory number #014002



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:
$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. Newspaper clipping of Lees-Milne obituary laid in. VG/VG, a small stamped star on front free endpaper, else a fresh, unmarked copy; unclipped jacket with short edge tear at top edge of front cover, minor wear at two corners. An inveterate host and indefatigable traveller, the Duke was also one of the greatest collectors of his age. He transformed Chatsworth into a palace of spectacular grandeur.
Inventory number #013915



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$250.00

Cravath, Paul D.
Notes on the Cruise of Warrior in the Far East 1927
NY: Privately Printed, 1927

Octavo. ix, 179 pp; frontispiece; 17 b/w photo plates. Maps of the cruise on endpapers. Blue cloth-backed boards with paper labels on cover & spine, rough-cut edges. VG, a clean, unmarked copy, fore edge of illustrations page with some loss due to poor opening; light wear to spine ends and top corners, spine label a bit toned, top edge of text dusty. Overall, a solid copy of this uncommon book, a record of the honeymoon cruise of Mona Bismarck following her marriage to Harrison Williams, said to be the richest man in America at the time. Cravath, a guest on the trip, created this book as a public thank-you gift for his hosts. At the time, Williams' 'Warrior' was the largest, most expensive pleasure boat in the world.
Inventory number #013650



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Fine
Jacket: Near Fine


Price:
$20.00

Brecher, Kenneth S.
Too Sad to Sing: A Memoir With Postcards
NY: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1988

First printing. Octavo. 118 pp; 8 pp of color plates & numerous b/w illustrations. Cloth-backed boards with dustjacket. Fine/Near Fine, a crisp, unmarked copy; unclipped jacket has faint foxing on back f front panel, else bright with no faults.
Inventory number #013520



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket: None


Price:
$100.00

Cowles, Fleur, Editor
FLAIR Annual 1953
NY: Cowles Magazines, 1952

First edition. Folio. 229 pp; profusely illustrated in color & b/w, with many gatefolds & cutouts. Decorated red cloth with cutout in front board. Near FIne, a crisp, unmarked copy; original glassine jacket, edges chipped. A compilation of subjects -- art, fashion, culture, travel, gardens, music, personalities, etc. Published in book form in answer to the many queries Cowles received as to when/if the magazine would resume publication. It was the first and only annual published.
Inventory number #013277



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$15.00

Early, Eleanor
NEW YORK HOLIDAY
NY: Rinehart & Co., 1950

First edition. Octavo. 376 pp; index. Black cloth with silver-lettered spine, no jacket. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; top & bottom of spine show light wear. More than a travel guide, the veteran writer gives a sense of the people and neighborhoods.
Inventory number #013104



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


Price:
$15.00

Chase, Ilka
FRESH FROM THE LAUNDRY
NY: Doubleday & Company, 1967

First edition (stated). Octavo. 230 pp; 24 pp of b/w photos by Norton Brown, author's husband; map on endpapers. Gilt-lettered cloth with dustjacket. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; unclipped jacket with large chip at head of spine & small loss at tail, numerous tiny edge tears. Travel adventures in the Balkans.
Inventory number #012933



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$40.00

Hotel Promotional Booklet
THE KITTATINNY. Delaware Water Gap, Monroe County, PA
Philadelphia: , 1900

Oblong quarto. [20] pp; numerous halftones. Color illustrated wrapper, silk cord tie. VG, clean & unmarked copy; covers lightly soiled at edges.
Inventory number #012895



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


Price:
$15.00

Diamant, Gertrude
THE DAYS OF OFELIA
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1942

Octavo. 226 pp; illustrated by John O'Hara Cosgrave II. Publisher's orange cloth with black lettering on cover & spine in dustjacket. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; jacket toned, especially the spine. Book club edition. The author's recollections of Mexican life and everyday happenings during a sojourn in Mexico.
Inventory number #012819



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good++


Price:
$50.00

Cowles, Fleur, Editor
FLAIR Magazine, February 1950 Issue
NY: Cowles Magazines, 1950

First edition. Small folio. 130 pp; full of color & b/w illustrations, several fold-outs and bound-in booklets. Paperback. VG, a clean, unmarked copy, spine intact. The first issue of this innovative magazine, dedicated to "the best in the arts: literature, fashion, humor, decoration, travel and entertainment." A total of twelve monthly issues were published from February 1950 to January 1951.
Inventory number #012815



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$50.00

Cowles, Fleur, Editor
FLAIR Magazine, March 1950 Issue
NY: Cowles Magazines, 1950

First edition. Small folio. 124 pp; full of color & b/w illustrations, several fold-outs and bound-in booklets. Paperback. VG, a clean, unmarked copy, spine intact.
Inventory number #012814



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$50.00

Cowles, Fleur, Editor
FLAIR Magazine, May 1950
NY: Cowles Magazines, 1950

First edition. Small folio. 122 pp; full of color & b/w illustrations, several fold-outs and bound-in booklets. Paperback. VG, a clean, unmarked copy, spine intact.
Inventory number #012812



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$50.00

Cowles, Fleur, Editor
FLAIR Magazine, June 1950
NY: Cowles Magazines, 1950

First edition. Small folio. 106 pp; full of color & b/w illustrations, several fold-outs and bound-in booklets. Paperback. VG, a clean, unmarked copy, spine intact.
Inventory number #012811



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good++


Price:
$50.00

Cowles, Fleur, Editor
FLAIR Magazine, January 1951, Vol. 1 No. 12
NY: Cowles Magazines, 1951

First edition. Small folio. 124 pp; full of color & b/w illustrations, several fold-outs and bound-in booklets. Paperback. VG+, a clean, unmarked copy, no loss to spine, die-cut cover is crisp & bright. This issue features a number of articles on London for those interested in the 1951 Festival of Britain, as well as many color fashion illustrations by Rene Gruau.
Inventory number #012810