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Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$300.00

Poiret, Paul
La Creation en Liberte: Univers de Paul et Denise Poiret 1905-1928
Paris: Piasa, 2005

Two volumes in slipcase. Quarto. 176, 205 pp; illustrated. Auction catalogue features the personal wardrobe of Denise Poiret, the designer Paul Poiret's wife and muse. The first volume features color photographs; the second volume contains descriptions & estimates of the 532 lots. Housed in illustrated paper-covered slipcase; illustrated paper sleeve containing mini disk laid in. Near Fine in VG slipcase, catalogue unmarked & fresh; slipcase has two tears/splits in paper covering at edges. The lots consist of dresses, coats, hats, shoes, lingerie designed by Poiret, a few personal objects of Paul Poiret, wallpaper & printed fabric samples, small furniture & models from Atelier Martine, and objects from his Rosine perfume line. Includes contemporary photographs of the Poirets at home. Sept 2006 article from W magazine, "King Paul" by Lorna Koski, laid in.
Inventory number #014464



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$50.00

Lederfajn, Aaron & Xavier Lenormand
1930: Quand le Meuble Devient Sculpture
Paris: Le Louvre des Antiquaires, 1981

Quarto. [120] pp; profuse b/w photographs showing 173 items. Text in French. Paperback. VG, a clean, unmarked copy, cover edges slightly yellowed.
Inventory number #014461



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


Price:
$200.00

Baudot, Francois. Preface by Karl Lagerfeld
Gilbert Poillerat: Maitre Ferronnier
Paris: Hazan, 1992

Quarto. 332 pp; fully illustrated in color & b/w; bibliography. Text in French. Cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy; jacket glossy & bright. Monograph of Gilbert Poillerat (1902-1988), French master metalworker who collaborated with some of the finest designers of his time - Andre Arbus, Jacques Adnet, Jean Royere. Features many examples of Poillerat's wrought-iron furniture, lamps, grills, and staircases.
Inventory number #014450



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


Price:
$150.00

Kuper, Marijke & Ida van Zijl
Gerrit Th. Rietveld 1888-1964: L'Oeuvre Complet
Utrecht: Centraal Museum, 1992

First edition. Square quarto. 396 pp; profuse b/w & color illustrations. Text in French. Cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy; jacket spine sunned else Near Fine. Published on the occasion of a retrospective exhibition of Rietveld's work in Utrecht, Holland, and which later traveled to both Paris and New York. This catalog provides an overview of both furniture, interiors, graphic design and jewelry. It contains six texts by Rietveld himself, an extensive bibliography and a list of important biographical details. Catalogue raisonne.
Inventory number #014449



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$40.00

Woodin, J.C.
Home Mechanics for Girls
Wichita, KS: McCormick-Mathers Publishing Co., 1938

Quarto. 121 pp; well-illustrated with b/w photos, drawings, and schematics. Stapled illustrated wraps. VG, a well-used copy with no markings in the text; covers have a couple spots covered with silver paint?, light wear to extremities. A useful book providing a practical course in household mechanics for girls in 29 sessions. They range from care & upkeep of furniture, upholstery, floors, plaster walls, screens, and door locks & hinges; electrical trouble shooting, of kitchen appliances, electrical cords; plumbing, hot water system, and lighting the home.
Inventory number #014437



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


Price:
$150.00

Wood, David Michael
The Pattern Book of Upholstery
NY: Bauer and Dean Publishers, 2012

Quarto. 272 pp; over 200 specially commissioned hand-drawn illustrations of classic upholstery models. Appendices on fabric selection and standard measurements, a glossary, and index. Cloth spine with paper covered boards. VG+, front cover sunned along edges, else a clean, unmarked copy. There is nothing available in the book market that provides the range of examples of well-proportioned and designed pieces that this volume does. The author and editor feature a rounded selection of types from which designers can draw inspiration or simply choose a style to replicate.
Inventory number #014418



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$30.00

Trade Catalogue
GKS Suntone Furniture. Catalog No. 6R
Evansville, IN: George Koch Sons, 1940

Quarto. 16 pp; profuse b/w photographs on every page showing the furniture. Staple bound with illustrated cover. Includes original order form, return envelope, and discount notice. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; covers show light soil. The catalog introduces Suntone, the company's new line of wrought iron furniture. Illustrated are table and chair sets, chaise lounge, small tables for lamps, plant stands, wall shelves, and more.
Inventory number #014366



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good+


Price:
$35.00

Hope, Thomas
Household Furniture and Interior Decoration: Classic Style Book of the Regency Period
NY: Dover, 1971

Complete reprint of the 1807 edition with new introduction by David Watkin. Quarto. xiii, 140 pp; 60 original plates & 10 new illustrations. Paperback. VG+, a clean, unmarked copy; binding tight, cover near fine except gentle crease to bottom corner, not affecting pages. This book, more than any other, defines the English Regency style - a blend of Classical, Egyptian & French Empire elements. An important reference for designers, architects, scholars & connoisseurs.
Inventory number #014347



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: Very Good


Price:
$15.00

Parke-Bernet Galleries
French, English and Italian Decorative Furniture Belonging to Mrs Walter Sharp Removed from Cheekwood, Nashville, Tennessee
NY: Parke-Bernet Galleries, 1959

Octavo. 86 pp; b/w photographs of various items. 458 lots. Wraps. VG, minor soiling to covers. Sale no. 1870
Inventory number #014334



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$15.00

Parke-Bernet Galleries
English & American Furniture, Silver, Decorations. Property of Various New York Private Collectors, Estates and Other Owners: Including William J.B. Macauley, New York, Brian J. Lynch, New York, Estate of the Late H. Sylvia A.H.G. Wilks
NY: Parke-Bernet Galleries, 1952

Octavo. 125 pp; b/w photographs of various items. 670 lots. Wraps. VG, spine slightly faded. Sale no. 1335, Wed, Thu & Sat, April 9. 10 & 12, 1952.
Inventory number #014332



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$15.00

Parke-Bernet Galleries
French Provincial Furniture & French Garden Furniture and Statuary Assembled by Mme Renee Guibal, Haut du Val (near Versailles)
NY: Parke-Bernet Galleries, 1952

Octavo. 81 pp; b/w photographs of various items. 411 lots. Wraps. VG, minor toning to covers, one corner creased. Sale no. 1353, Wednesday & Thursday May 28-29, 1952.
Inventory number #014331



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$60.00

[Trade Catalogue] Furniture Cane or Reed Samples
1930s John Duer & Sons Baltimore Chair Cane Reed & Webbing Sample Card
Baltimore, MD: John Duer & Sons, n.d.

no date. ca. 1930s. The 9"x4" sample card contains 9 cane or reed samples, and two samples of cane webbing. Blue printed stiff card; cane & reed samples are held by elastic cord, and cane webbing samples are glued to the card. VG, corners lightly bumped, light wear.
Inventory number #014243



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$40.00

Samuels, Arthur H.
HOUSE BEAUTIFUL. September 1936
NY: Hearst Magazines, 1936

Vol. 78, No. 9. Folio (13 in. x 10 in.). 100 pp; full of color & b/w illustrations. Paperback. VG+, a clean, unmarked copy; spine lightly rubbed, back cover with light soil. Cover design: Espalier Apples by Leon Carroll. Articles include "America Builds" by Ethel B. Power, "When She Comes Home from the Office," featuring furniture designed by Macy, "Three New Bathrooms" with fixtures by Crane Company, and lighting fixtures by Lightolier. Advertisements by Armstrong Linoleum, Kenmar cooper shingles, General Electric, Monel Metal, Hodgson Houses, Carrara Walls by Pittsburgh Glass, Vitrolite by Libbey Owens Ford Glass Co., and others.
Inventory number #014000



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$15.00

Sotheby's
Important French and Continental Furniture: Decorations, Ceramics, Carpets and Tapestries, Including the Estate of Peter A. Paanakker. May 25, 2000
NY: Sotheby's, 2000

Quarto. 308 pp; profuse color & b/w photographs of the 493 lots offered. Paperback. VG a clean, unmarked copy; minor edge wear. Sale 7482. Includes property from the estate of Peter A. Paanakker, Los Angeles, and others.
Inventory number #013999



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$15.00

Christie's
THE NINETEENTH CENTURY. Thursday 21 May 1992
London: Christie's, 1992

Quarto. 123 pp; 332 lots, illustrated with color & b/w photographs. Paperback. VG, a clean, unmarked copy, covers lightly rubbed, price results list stapled to inside of front cover.
Inventory number #013996



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$15.00

Sotheby's
EUROPEAN WORKS OF ART, ARMS AND ARMOUR. January 11, 1994
NY: Sotheby's, 1994

Quarto. Unpaginated; profuse color & b/w photographs of the 536 lots offered. Paperback. Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy with minimal shelf wear. Sale 6521
Inventory number #013995



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$15.00

Sotheby's
EUROPEAN WORKS OF ART, ARMS AND ARMOUR, FURNITURE AND TAPESTRIES. June 6, 1994
NY: Sotheby's, 1994

Quarto. Unpaginated; profuse color & b/w photographs of the 437 lots offered. Paperback. Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy with minimal shelf wear. Price results laid in. Sale 6580
Inventory number #013994



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$15.00

Sotheby's
Important French Furniture, Decorations and Carpets. May 3, 1986
NY: Sotheby's, 1986

Quarto. Unpaginated; profuse color & b/w photographs of the 167 lots offered. Paperback. VG a clean, unmarked copy; small tear at base of spine, light surface wear. Sale 5450. Includes the property of Mrs. Charles B. Wrightsman, a private European collection, private NY collectors, and others.
Inventory number #013988



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$20.00

Sotheby's
Savannah Style: The Ira & Nancy Koger Collection Including the Property of Woodcock-Koger Corp. October 24, 1998
NY: Sotheby's, 1998

Quarto. 184 pp; profuse color & b/w photographs of the 432 lots offered. Paperback. Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy. Price results laid in. Sale 7207. Ira and Nancy Koger's collection includes fine examples of Oriental ceramics and 18th century furniture.
Inventory number #013987