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Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$15.00

Travel Ephemera
Around Manhattan Island : Circle Line Cruise Guide
NY: Circle Line-Sightseeing Yachts, Inc., 1962

7.75" x 5.25". 80 pp; full of b/w photographs. Color illustrated paper wraps. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; covers show light soil.
Inventory number #014553



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$6.00

Mount, Harry
Amo, Amas, Amat and All That: How to Become a Latin Lover
London: Short Books, 2008

First paperback edition. Octavo. 260 pp. Paperback. VG
Inventory number #014552



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Fine
Jacket: None


Price:
$15.00

Santlofer, Joy
Food City: Four Centuries of Food-Making in New York
NY: W. W. Norton, 2017

First printing. Octavo. xix, 459 pp; b/w illustrations; notes; index. Illustrated paper-covered boards, no jacket, as issued. Fine, a crisp, unmarked copy. A ground-breaking book tracing the arc of food production in NYC from colonial artisanal, to mega-industrial, back to contemporary artisanal. Deeply researched and entertainingly written, Food City relates in captivating detail how politics and personalities, as well as global networks of food supply, shaped the provisioning of the urban metropolis. From New Amsterdam to the present. Joy Santlofer has detailed the history of modern food.
Inventory number #014550



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$15.00

Stamford Community Arts Council
Maxwell Anderson 1888-1959
Stamford, CT: Stamford Community Arts Council, 1984

Octavo. 20 pp. Stapled wraps. VG, a clean unmarked copy. cover toned along spine, light soil. A tribute to playwright Maxwell Anderson on the world premiere of his play "Masque of Queens" on October 1, 1984 by The Maxwell Anderson Playwrights series at Stamford's Ethel Kweskin Sterling Barn Theatre. Includes proclamation of Maxwell Anderson Week in Stamford, Conn., essay on the Stamford Community Arts Council, The magic of Maxwell Anderson by Kay Arthur, Director's notes by Ugo N. Toppo, reminiscences about Anderson by theater greats, program for a performance of The Masque of Queens, and Maxwell Anderson chronology.
Inventory number #014549



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: New
Jacket: New


Price:
$60.00

Salny, Stephen M.
FRANCES ELKINS Interior Design
NY: W. W. Norton, 2005

Quarto. 208 pp; profusely illustrated in color and b/w. Cloth with dustjacket. Fine/Fine, a new, unused copy; jacket glossy with no wear. The career of Frances Adler Elkins (1888-1953), sister of renowned Chicago architect David Adler, spanned more than three decades. An avant-garde decorator and arbiter of taste, Elkins was celebrated for inspired designs that integrated various periods and styles, from country French to chinoiserie to art deco, and featured furnishings by such modern designers as Jean-Michel Frank and Alberto Giacometti.
Inventory number #014519



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$65.00

McKinney Manufacturing Company
McKinney Forged Iron Hardware
Pittsburgh, Pa: McKinney Manufacturing Co., 1926

Octavo. 16 pp; illustrated with b/w drawings of hardware separately as well as in use. Illustrated brown stapled wrapper. VG+, a clean, unmarked copy, cover bright. Laid in: typed letter on company letterhead to a potential client. An attractive well-illustrated catalog showing four designs of forged iron hardware for doors, French doors, interior doors, casement windows, louver and solid batten shutters, kitchen cabinets, gate, and garage hardware.
Inventory number #014516



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


Price:
$50.00

Woolf, Cecil [with TLS]
The Bibliography of Norman Douglas
London: Rupert Hart-Davis, 1954

First edition. Octavo. 201 pp; frontispiece b/w photo of Norman Douglas, two additional b/w photos; appendix; index. Gilt-lettered cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/VG, a clean, solid, unmarked copy, top corners gently bumped; unclipped jacket with minor edgewear, light hand soiling to spine. LAID IN: typed letter signed (TLS) from Cecil Woolf, dated June 15, 1954, replying to a book order.
Inventory number #014515



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


Price:
$475.00

Horst. Edited by George Davis, Preface by M. Agha
Horst. Photographs of a Decade
NY: J.J. Augustin Publishers, 1944

First edition. Quarto. 133 pp, nearly all full-page b/w photographs. Original cloth with scarce dustjacket. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy, binding firm; price-clipped jacket has small loss at top of spine & corners with a few tape repairs on the reverse of jacket. Horst's first book and uncommon in jacket.
Inventory number #014506



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


Price:
$75.00

Nicolai-Mazery, Christiane De
The Finest Houses of Paris
NY: Vendome Press, 2000

Quarto. 205 pp; fully illustrated in color; bibliography. Cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/Near Fine. A wonderful inside look at some of the grandest homes in Paris, including Baron Guy de Rothschild's home in the Hotel Lambert, and Hubert de Givenchy's home on the left bank. The book is full of history, decoration, furniture, and the art of living.
Inventory number #014503



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$20.00

Dane, Marie-Claude, Serge Lifar & Boris Kochno
Hommage a Diaghilew. Collections Boris Kochno et Serge Lifar: Musee Galleria, Juin-September 1972
Paris: Musee Galliera, 1972

Octavo. [27] pp; several b/w illustrations. Text in French. Color illustrated stapled cover. VG, interior clean & bright with no former owner marks; cover edges toned, bottom edge of covers & text pp gently creased, small triangular tear at bottom edge of front cover. The catalog lists 331 items, including paintings & watercolors of set designs & costumes by a range of artists; autographs & manuscripts, prints & posters; personal souvenirs, and photographs.
Inventory number #014499



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Fine
Jacket: Fine


Price:
$30.00

Erwitt, Elliott
Museum Watching
London: Phaidon Press, 1999

First edition. Small quarto. 159 pp; high-quality b/w photographs throughout; index. Gray cloth with yellow-lettered spine with dustjacket. Fine/Fine, a crisp, unmarked copy; jacket with no visible wear.
Inventory number #014497



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$35.00

Peden, Charles
Newsreel Man
Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran & Company, 1932

First edition. Small quarto. 126 pp plus 40 pp containing b/w images. Pictorial yellow cloth, lacking dustjacket. VG copy, toning to edges of prelims, else pp clean & bright, tiny bookstore label affixed to rear pastedown; binding tight, covers show light soil & black background of spine lightly rubbed. Charles Peden's memoirs of his early years as a newsreel camera man in the late 1920's. The book ends with the Lindbergh kidnapping but his book deadline occurs before the baby is found.
Inventory number #014494



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$275.00

Hardwood Products Company
Sample Catalogue - Wood Utensils
Mayville, MI / Guilford, ME: Hardwood Products Company, 1936

First edition. Oblong quarto. 8 leaves, one detached, filled with actual samples of wood utensils: picnic spoons, ice cream sticks, appetizer forks & hy-ball spoons. Price List, dated 1936, laid in. Pictorial cover image of moose on bank of river on stiff card covers, bound with two brads. VG+, all samples present - one wooden stick lacks one holding strap. Covers are clean & bright, minor crease. All in all, a rare surviving sample book. OCLC locates one copy - 1939 with 11 leaves - at Winterthur
Inventory number #014493



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$150.00

F.A. Whitney Carriage Company
Chronicles of a Baby Carriage
Leominster, MA: F.A. Whitney Carriage Company, 1923

First edition. Quarto. 47 well-illustrated pp on high-quality stoc, b/w illustrations throughout; title page lettered in red and black. Illustrated tan cloth. VG condition, light soil to covers. An uncommon book published in honor of the F.A. Whitney Carriage Company's 65th anniversary. OCLC locates several copies.
Inventory number #014492



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


Price:
$35.00

Stillman, Damie
THE DECORATIVE WORK OF ROBERT ADAM
NY: Transatlantic Arts, 1966

First American edition. Octavo. viii, 119 pp; color frontispiece plus 173 b/w plates; bibliography; index. Blue cloth with gilt-lettered spine in dustjacket. Near Fine/VG, an unmarked, crisp copy; unclipped jacket has one closed edge tear on front cover, light chipping to spine ends, light soil.
Inventory number #014487



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$150.00

Waterman, Thomas Tileston & John A. Barrows
Domestic Colonial Architecture of Tidewater Virginia
Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 1947

Folio. xvii, 191 pp; illustrations, elevations, full size details of portfolios [13 plates], list of brick sizes, comparison of outline plans, glossary, index. Gilt-titled green cloth. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; slight dampstain at lower corner of front cover with corresponding waviness to text block pages, cover gilt dull, spine gilt obscured. This copy has been inscribed by Waterman for "Eppes & Bill Fahnestock, to mark the day that work was started on the restoration of Readbourne. Thomas T. Waterman, Corsica House, May 7, 1947." This book was originally in published in 1932.
Inventory number #014484



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Fine
Jacket: Near Fine


Price:
$40.00

Cederlund, Johan
Classical Swedish Architecture and Interiors 1650-1840
NY: W.W. Norton, 2006

First edition. Quarto. 270 pp; profuse color illustrations, floor plans; notes; glossary of selected terms; index. Cloth with dustjacket. Fine/Near Fine, a new, unused copy; unclipped jacket with minor surface wear.
Inventory number #014483



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$15.00

National Trust
Ham House, Surrey
London: National Trust, 1995

Octavo. 80 pp; color & b/w illustrations; bibliography; index. Paperback. Near Fine, an unmarked copy; tiny nick at base of spine, else no wear. One of the great Stuart country houses stands only ten miles from the center of London. Ham House still contains much of the lavish decoration, furniture and pictures commissioned by Elizabeth Dysart.
Inventory number #014481



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$30.00

Economakis, Richard, ed.
Quinlan Terry: Selected Works. Architectural Monographs No. 27
London: Academy Editions, 1993

Quarto. 143 pp; profuse color photographs, floor plans, elevations; list of buildings & projects. Paperback with flaps. VG, a clean copy, no marking inside; covers lightly scuffed, one corner & rear cover gently creased. Among the buildings featured in this monograph are the Regents Park villas; Paternoster Square; Richmond House, Cambridge; Brentwood Cathedral; and three state rooms at No. 10 Downing St.
Inventory number #014478



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


Price:
$45.00

Bacon, Mardges
John McAndrew's Modernist Vision: From the Vassar College Art Library to the Museum of Modern Art in New York
Hudson, NY: Princeton Architectural Press, 2018

First edition. Small quarto. 190 pp; 16 pp of color photographs, numerous b/w & color illustrations; a complete list of exhibitions held at the Vassar College Art Gallery, 1923-1940. Hardcover with dustjacket. Fine/Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy, faint paperclip impression on 1st few pp, bottom corners gently bumped; unclipped jacket with no visible wear.
Inventory number #014473