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Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$70.00

Van Pelt, John V.
Selected Monuments of French Gothic Architecture. One Hundred Plates
NY: Pencil Points, 1924

First edition. Quarto. [12], 213 pp; 100 plates of photographs & illustsations; index. Brown cloth-backed with tan paper-covered boards. VG, interior clean with no markings; corners lightly rubbed, bottom corners bumped, spine gilt no longer visible; covers relatively clean.
Inventory number #013836



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$50.00

Fashion Group International
NIGHT OF STARS. 11th Annual Fashion Show
NY: Fashion Group International, 1994

First edition. Quarto. 58 pp; profuse color & b/w illustrations. Tan paperback. Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy; covers unmarked, numbered ticket laid in. The 11th annual Night of Stars held by Fashion Group International honored Bernadine Morris, the chief fashion reporter for the New York Times. The evening featured a live fashion show by nine Paris haute couturiers : Oscar de la Renta for Balmain, Karl Lagerfeld for Chanel, Gianfranco Ferre for Christian Dior, Maurizio Galante, Hubert de Givenchy, Christian Lacroix, Emanuel Ungaro, Philippe Venet, and Gianni Versace. It features a 4-pp tribute to Bernadine Morris by Bill Cunningham, tributes by the nine Paris haute couturiers, and others.
Inventory number #013663



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: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: Very Good


Price:
$375.00

Lawford, Valentine. Introduction By Diana Vreeland
VOGUE'S BOOK OF HOUSES, GARDENS, PEOPLE
NY: Viking Press / A Studio Book, 1968

First edition. Quarto. 195 pp; color & b/w photographs by Horst. Cloth with dustjacket. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; price clipped jacket rubbed at spine ends - 0.5 in. at head of spine now mostly white rather than red; light edgewear, usual delamination issue. Features Madame Jacques Balsan; Mr & Mrs. Carter Burden, Jr; Miss Doris Duke; Mr. Henry Francis du Pont; Lord & Lady Eliot; Mrs. Charles Fuller; the Desmond Guinnesses; Horst's house on Long Island; Mrs. Nancy Lancaster; Marchese Emilio Pucci, Baron & Baroness Philippe de Rothschild; Duke & Duchess of Windsor and others.
Inventory number #013594



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket: None


Price:
$275.00

White, Gleeson, editor
Practical Designing: A Handbook on the Preparation of Working Drawings
London: George Bell and Sons, 1893

First edition. Octavo. viii, 327 pp; [2] folded leaves of plates; b/w illustrations. Dark blue cloth decorated & lettered in gilt on cover and spine. Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy internally; the covers are clean & gilt bright; touch of rubbing to edge of backstrip on rear cover & two tiny red dots on rear cover. Binding design by Gleeson White. A stellar copy. Scarce.
Inventory number #013591



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


Price:
$20.00

Rae, Isobel
CHARLES CAMERON: Architect to the Court of Russia
London: Elek Books, 1971

First edition. Quarto. 111 pp; 32 b/w illustrations; bibliography; index. Cloth with gilt-lettered spine with dustjacket. VG/VG, small spot of tape residue on front flyleaf, else an unmarked copy; jacket shows moderate wear with small tear & creases to fore edge, top corner & spine ends lightly chipped. Illustrated biography of the Scottish architect who became the favorite designer of Catherine the Great.
Inventory number #013484



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$60.00

Paris. Centre Georges Pompidou. Catalog by Pontus Hulten et al.
Paris-Moscou, 1900-1930
Paris: Centre Georges Pompidou, 1979

First edition. Quarto. 580 pp; profuse b/w & color photographs; biographies & bibliographies. Text in French. Paperback. VG, rear corner of spine bumped, small edge tear, binding crack at pp 560, spine edge lightly rubbed, minor edgewear. No internal marks. Catalogue of an exhibition organized by the Ministry of Culture of the USSR and the Centre Georges Pompidou, and held at the Centre from May 31 to November 5, 1979.
Inventory number #013447



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: Very Good
Jacket: Very Good


Price:
$15.00

Macknight, Nancy, ed.
DEAREST ANDREW: Letters from V. Sackville-West to Andrew Reiber 1951-1962
London: Michael Joseph, 1980

First edition. Octavo. 127 pp; illustrated with b/w photographs & drawings. Cloth with dustjacket. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; unclipped jacket lightly foxed on reverse, short closed tear at top edge, edge of front flap creased.
Inventory number #013417



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$45.00

French, Lillie Hamilton
THE HOUSE DIGNIFIED: Its Design, Its Arrangement and Its Decoration
NY: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1908

First edition. Small quarto. xiii, 157 pp; numerous b/w plates. Maroon cloth with gilt lettering & decoration, top edge gilt. VG copy.
Inventory number #013398



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$250.00

Pennell, Elizabeth Robins
THE FEASTS OF AUTOLYCUS: The Diary of a Greedy Woman
London / NY: John Lane / Merriam Co., 1896

First edition. Octavo. 264 pp. Decorated cloth with gilt lettering on cover and spine, top edge gilt, deckled edge. VG, a clean, unmarked copy, a few pp uncut; top corners & base of spine bumped, spine gilt dulled. "These papers were first published in the 'Pall Mall Gazette, ' under the heading, 'Wares of Autolycus.'"
Inventory number #013394



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: Hard Cover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket: Very Good


Price:
$300.00

Turner, Laurence. Intro. by Arthur T. Bolton
Decorative Plasterwork in Great Britain
London: Country Life, 1927

First edition. Folio. xxxviii, 271 pp; 348 photographs & drawings. Original gilt-decorated red cloth, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt with dustjacket. Near Fine/VG, a crisp, unmarked copy; jacket has small loss of base of spine & a few short edge tears, shows light soil. A comprehensive illustrated survey of British decorative plasterwork from 1509 to the start of the French revolution in 1789. Includes the work of Inigo Jones, Christopher Wren, Grinling Gibbons, Robert & James Adam, and many others.
Inventory number #013320



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


Price:
$25.00

Lees-Milne, James
TUDOR RENAISSANCE
London: B.T. Batsford Ltd., 1951

First edition. Octavo. viii, 152 pp; color frontispiece, 126 b/w illustrations (a few in color); index. Light gray cloth with gilt-lettered spine in dustjacket. VG+/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; unclipped jacket has lightly chipped spine ends & corners, extremities lightly rubbed.
Inventory number #013302



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


Price:
$125.00

Harris, Eileen
BRITISH ARCHITECTURAL BOOKS AND WRITERS 1556-1785
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1990

First edition. Quarto. 571 pp; addenda; index. Cloth with dustjacket. VG+/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; back cover of jacket toned. This is the first account of architectural books printed in Britain.
Inventory number #013299



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$40.00

Cooke, Robert [Signed]
WEST COUNTRY HOUSES: An illustrated account of some country houses and their owners, in the counties of Bristol, Gloucester, Somerset, and Wiltshire. Being also a guide to domestic architecture from the reign of Henry II to Victoria
Clifton, Bristol: The Author, 1957

First edition. Quarto. 183 pp; 319 b/w photographs. Gilt-lettered blue cloth, top edge gilt. VG, a clean, unmarked copy, spine lightly sunned. Inscribed on title page to J.I.M. Stewart.
Inventory number #013290



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Fine
Jacket: Near Fine


Price:
$95.00

Horvat, Frank & Catherine Join-Dieterle
De La Mode & Des Jardins: Au Musee Galliera
Paris: Paris-musees / Imprimerie nationale Editions, 1997

First edition. Small folio. 203 pp; profusely illustrated with color photographs; bibliography. Cloth with dustjacket. Fine/Near Fine, crisp, unmarked copy; jacket glossy & bright with no wear. Presenting an historical review of botanical and floral motifs in French fashion while exploring parallels between general principles of textile and garden design, this catalogue features a multi-part text along with photographs of nearly 100 garments and fashion accessories from the museum's collection dating from the late 17th century to the 1990s, including pieces by Chanel, Lanvin, Balenciaga, Cardin, Dior and Saint Laurent.
Inventory number #013217



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


Price:
$50.00

Helvenston, Harold
SCENERY: A Manual of Scene Design
Stanford University, CA: Stanford University Press, 1931

First edition. Quarto. xvi, 95 pp; tipped-in color frontispiece, numerous illustrations. Green cloth with dustjacket. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; unclipped jacket with small triangular tear on rear cover, spine ends lightly chipped, jacket lightly soiled.
Inventory number #013148



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


Price:
$15.00

Pepys, Samuel. Edited By Robert Latham
The Illustrated Pepys: Extracts from the Diary
Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1978

First edition. Quarto. 240 pp; 14 color plates & numerous b/w illustrations; chronological summary; index, glossary. Cloth with dustjacket. VG/VG, an unmarked copy, bottom corners bumped, not affecting pages; unclipped jacket shows minimal wear.
Inventory number #013140



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


Price:
$1500.00

Lindeberg, H.T. Introduction by Royal Cortissoz
DOMESTIC ARCHITECTURE OF H.T. LINDEBERG
NY: William Helburn, 1940

First edition. Folio. xxi, xiv, 310 pp; illustrated from photographs, drawings, plans, and elevations, including six plates in color; list of clients. Original gilt-stamped red cloth. VG, top & bottom of spine and edges of backstrip lightly rubbed, covers show light soil, gilt spine dull. PRESENTATION COPY TO THE PRINTER - Inscribed "To E.L. Hildreth, With thanks for your care and congratulations on your success in the printing of this book - Harrie T. Lindberg, August 15, 1940.
Inventory number #013116