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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:
$100.00

James, Edward
Swans Reflecting Elephants: My Early Years
London: Weidenfeld and Nicholson, 1982

First edition . Octavo. 178 pp; 88 pp b/w photographs; index. Cloth with dustjacket. VG/VG, former owner name on front free endpaper, also quote by Seneca;; unclipped jacket
Inventory number #013090



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$65.00

Trade Catalogue
Manufacture de Carreaux Mosaiques en Portland Comprime. Mosaiques en Marbres des Alpes
Paris: Paul-Dubos & Cie., n.d.

ca. 1900. First edition. Folded size: 7 1/8" h x 4 5/8" w - opens up to 7 1/8" x 23 1/4". 9 pp, full of color illustrations of tile designs. Text in French. Folding stiff cardstock. Near Fine, minor rubbing to fore edge. The catalogue depicts fifteen tile designs with interchangeable borders. Also 2 pp showing several stone balustrade designs.
Inventory number #013022



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


Price:
$25.00

Weir, Rosemary
THE MAN WHO BUILT A CITY: A Life of Sir Christopher Wren
NY: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1971

First edition. Octavo. viii, 208 pp; b/w illustrations; chronological table; sources; index. Black cloth with gilt-lettered spine in dustjacket. Near Fine/Near Fine, a crisp, unmarked copy; unclipped jacket with lightly toned spine, back cover lightly soiled. Publisher's review slip laid in.
Inventory number #012976



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: Hard Cover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket: Near Fine


Price:
$15.00

Cocteau, Jean
PAST TENSE: The Cocteau Diaries, Vol. 2
NY: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1988

First edition. Octavo. 355 pp. Cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/Near Fine, a solid, unmarked copy; unclipped jacket shows mild rubbing on back cover, a remainder mark to the bottom edges of pages.
Inventory number #012942



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: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: Very Good


Price:
$15.00

Chase, Ilka
ELEPHANTS ARRIVE AT HALF-PAST FIVE
NY: Doubleday & Company, 1963

First edition (stated). Octavo. 269 pp; 32 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 has short tear at top corner fold & bottom of spine fold , light wear to top & bottom of spine. A photo-safari of East Africa
Inventory number #012932



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


Price:
$225.00

Ahlin, Janne
SIGURD LEWERENTZ ARCHITECT, 1885-1975
Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1987

First edition. Folio. 191 pp; 16 color & numerous b/w photographs, drawings, plans & elevations; index. Red-lettered black cloth with dustjacket. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; unclipped jacket lightly chipped at top & bottom of spine, 1/2-in. tear at top corner fold, several tiny edge tears, edges of spine lightly rubbed.
Inventory number #012857



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: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$95.00

Beaton, Cecil
THE GLASS OF FASHION
Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, 1954

Early printing of first edition. Octavo. 397 pp; numerous pen and ink drawings by the author; index. Publisher's black cloth, lacks jacket. VG+, a tight, solid copy, old gift inscription dated Dec 25, 1956 on half title page.
Inventory number #012818



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$30.00


INDEX OF WOLFF BOOK AND DISPLAY TYPE FACES
NY: H. Wolff Book Manufacturing Company, 1942

First edition. Octavo. 29 pp. illustrated. Blue cloth with gilt-lettered cover. VG, page edges toned, else clean & unmarked, top of spine lightly rubbed. Published to fill the gap while the company's new type specimen book was in preparation. This compact Index of Type Faces contains 593 different faces and sizes.
Inventory number #012808



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


Price:
$12.00

Settle, Alison
ENGLISH FASHION
London: Collins, 1948

First edition. Octavo. 47 pp; 8 color & 23 b/w illustrations. Illustrated boards in dustjacket with identical image. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; jacket has light wear to toned spine with tiny nicks to backstrip.
Inventory number #012797



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$25.00

Canaan, Gershon
REBUILDING THE LAND OF ISRAEL
NY: Architectural Book Publishing, 1954

First edition. Quarto. 205 pp; well-illustrated with b/w photographs, drawings, diagrams & floor plans; chronology; bibliography; index. Original silver-lettered blue cloth, no jacket (rear panel laid in). VG, except for architect rubber stamp on ffep an unmarked copy, spine slightly faded, light fraying to spine ends.
Inventory number #012712



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


Price:
$15.00


ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY-FIVE YEARS OF PUBLISHING 1837-1962
Boston: Little, Brown, 1962

First edition (stated). Twelvemo. 84 pp; numerous b/w photographs. Gilt-lettered cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/Near Fine, a crisp, unmarked copy; jacket has minor wear to spine ends & corners..
Inventory number #012665



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


Price:
$15.00

Smith, Anthony
THE NEWSPAPER: An International History
NY: Thames and Hudson, 1979

First edition. Octavo. 192 pp; 120 b/w illustrations; reading list; index. Orange cloth with gilt-lettered spine with dustjacket. Near Fine/Near Fine, a crisp, unmarked copy; unclipped jacket with no wear. Review copy slip and two photos laid in.
Inventory number #012654



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Fine
Jacket: Near Fine


Price:
$65.00

Snodin, Michael, Ed.
KARL FRIEDRICH SCHINKEL: A Universal Man
New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1991

First edition. Quarto. 218 pp; 75 color & 125 b/w illustrations. Cloth with dustjacket. Fine/Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy; jacket shows minor wear, tiny tear at top of jacket spine. This volume serves as the catalogue for an exhibition held at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, July 31 to October 27, 1991.
Inventory number #012602



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$40.00

Musson, Jeremy
PLASTERWORK: 100 Period Details from the Archives of Country Life
London: Aurum Press, 2000

First edition. Square octavo. 108 pp; fully illustrated with b/w photographs; index of houses. Paperback. Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy. The b/w photos are high quality, and show many close-ups of decorative elements of English ceilings, walls, doors, windows, and overmantels. Included are examples of approx. 75 houses of the 16th, 17th, 18th, and 20th centuries, as well as examples from five 19th-century houses.
Inventory number #012585



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


Price:
$25.00

Chase, Ilka, introduction
A LADY'S PLEASURE: The Modern Woman's Treasury of Good Reading
NY: William Penn Publishing, 1946

First edition. Octavo. xi, 602 pp. Cloth with gilt-lettered spine with dustjacket. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy, price-clipped jacket edges lightly chipped, small loss at base of spine. An anthology of short stories, poems, articles, reminiscences, sketches and other pieces of nonfiction by renowned authors, both male and female.
Inventory number #012559



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket: Good


Price:
$30.00

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

Stated first edition. Octavo. 372 pp; illustrated endpapers. Gilt decorated cloth in chipped dustjacket. Near Fine in Good+ 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 of the Lowell Institute and WGBH radio & television.
Inventory number #012379