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


Price:
$20.00

Christie's
Important Silver from The Whiteley Trust. 13 June 2000
London: Christie's, 2000

Quarto. 80 pp; profuse color photographs. Cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/VG. 19 lots of silver, including the Brownlow Tankards, a Charles II twelve-piece silver toilet service, George II silver salver, William III silver-gilt sideboard-dish, and other fine examples of 17th & 18th English silver. The silver makers include Jacob Bodendick, John Duck, Phillips Garden, Pierre Harache, Paul de Lamerie, Robert Makepeace & Richard Carter I, Benjamin Smith, Paul Storr, John White, George Wicke, and others.
Inventory number #013990



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


Price:
$15.00

Eaton, Walter Prichard
WILD GARDENS OF NEW ENGLAND
Boston: W.A. Wilde Co., 1936

First edition. Octavo. 124 pp; illustrated by several b/w photographs; appendix on wild flower preservation. Dark blue cloth with jacket. VG, a clean, unmarked copy, cover gilt bright, spine gilt a bit dull; jacket with light edge wear, toned spine.
Inventory number #013976



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


Price:
$15.00

Shewell-Cooer, W.E.
The A.B.C. of the Greenhouse
London: English Universities Press, 1951

Fourth impression. Octavo. 328 pp; 4 color, 9 b/w photos, and numerous line drawings. Bright green cloth with dustjacket. VG/VG, an unmarked copy with scattered faint foxing on front & rear endpapers & edges of text block; price-clipped jacket with light edgewear, inside of jacket with faint foxing.
Inventory number #013974



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$15.00

Harris, Leslie & Gervase Jackson-Stops
Robert Adam and Kedleston: The Making of a Neo-Classical Masterpiece
London: National Trust, 1987

Oblong quarto. 96 pp; 82 color & b/w plates and several b/w illustrations; bibliography. Paperback. Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy; edges of back cover lightly toned. House & Garden article, "Adam's Glory" by James Lees-Milne laid in. Catalogue to accompany "The Treasure Houses of Britain" exhibition at the National Gallery in Washington, in which Kedleston was well represented. Edited & with foreword by Gervase Jackson-Stops.
Inventory number #013917



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$15.00

Lees-Milne, James
Earls of Creation : Five Great Patrons of Eighteenth-Century Art
NY: London House & Maxwell, 1963

First American edition. Octavo. 285 pp; numerous b/w illustrations; bibliography; index. Blue cloth with gilt-lettered burgundy label area on spine. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; corners gently bumped, covers light soiling overall. Burlington, Pembroke, Leicester, Oxford, and Bathurst, the five earls who are the subject of this study, flourished at a time when the fashionable amateur exercised greater influence than ever before in the long history of British art.
Inventory number #013914



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$20.00

Littlefield, Doris Bayley & Steven Brooke
VIZCAYA
Miami: Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, 1984

First edition. Octavo. 94 pp; profuse color photographs by Steven Brooke. Paperback. Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy. Vizcaya, the lavish estate on Miami's Biscayne Bay built by wealthy industrialist James Deering in the 1910's, featured a 70-room Italian baroque mansion, magnificent Italian Renaissance gardens, lagoons, canals, citrus groves, a farm village, and a yacht harbor. Originally 180 acres, the mansion and gardens today occupy 50 acres, and are open to the public.
Inventory number #013908



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$30.00

1945 Luncheon Menu
Bill of Fame! Jack Dempsey's Broadway Restaurant Mailing Menu - Luncheon
NY: Jack Dempsey's, 1945

11" x 5/5" folded mailer, 11" x 16.5" open. Luncheon menu features complete special luncheons, a la carte, sandwiches, and cocktails, wine, and beer. Cover features quotes from nine newspapers, including Walter Winchell/Mirror; Earl Wilson/Post, and Ed Sullivan/News. Jack Dempsey's Broadway Restaurant at 49th-50th St on Broadway. William Harrison "Jack" Dempsey (1895-1983) held the world heavyweight title between 1919 and 1926. From 1935-1974, he ran Jack Dempsey's Broadway Restaurant in New York City's Times Square, on the site of the old car barn across from Madison Square Garden. Most nights for those nearly forty years would find the proprietor on hand to greet guests, sign autographs, pose for pictures, and hold court.
Inventory number #013882



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


Price:
$50.00

Hicks, David
DAVID HICKS Garden Design
London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1982

First edition. Quarto. 199 pp; loaded with b/w photographs. Cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/Near Fine, a fresh, unmarked copy in crisp jacket.
Inventory number #013525



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


Price:
$35.00

Nichols, Beverley
GARDEN OPEN TODAY
NY: E.P. Dutton & Co., 1963

First American edition. Octavo. 252 pp, with drawings by William McLaren. Red cloth with dustjacket, illustrated endpapers. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy, minor bumping to spine ends; unclipped jacket is lightly creased at top of spine, minor soil on back cover.
Inventory number #013405



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket: None


Price:
$125.00

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: Fine
Jacket: Near Fine


Price:
$150.00

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: None


Price:
$150.00

Leyland, John, editor
GARDENS OLD & NEW The Country House & Its Garden Environment
London/NY: Country Life/Scribners Sons, n.d.

n.d. Volume 1, 3rd edition. Folio. xxiv + 298 pp; the featured estates are illustrated with b/w photographs by Charles Latham; many of the header illustrations are by Arthur Rackham. Green pictorial cloth, all edges gilt. VG, small loss at base of spine, head of spine & corners rubbed, bottom edges of cover lightly rubbed, binding a bit loose. Name of Boston architect Andrew H. Hepburn at top of title page, dated 1905.
Inventory number #012974



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$125.00

Leyland, John, editor
GARDENS OLD & NEW The Country House & Its Garden Environment
London/NY: Country Life/Scribners Sons, n.d.

n.d. Volume Two. Folio. xli + 284 pp; is illustrated by b/w photos by Charles Latham; many of the header illustrations are by Arthur Rackham. Gray pictorial cloth, all edges gilt. VG,
Inventory number #012973



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$25.00

Andrews, Kenneth
DR. HOSACK'S GARDEN
NY: Rockefeller Center, 1938

Twelvemo. 17 pp; numerous b/w photographs; decorated paper-covered boards with gilt-lettered black label containing title. VG+, a clean, unmarked copy; edges of covers a bit toned.
Inventory number #012967



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$50.00

Maynard, Samuel T.
THE SMALL COUNTRY PLACE
Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1908

First edition. Octavo. 320 pp; frontis & 100 b/w photos & diagrams. Green pictorial cloth, illustrated endpapers. VG, former owner name stamped on front pastedown & ffep, else an unmarked copy; cover image bright & clean, spine a bit darkened.
Inventory number #012959



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


Price:
$25.00

Harling, Robert
HOUSE & GARDEN BOOK OF COTTAGES
NY: Conde Nast Publications, 1963

Quarto. 200 pp; full of b/w & color illustrations. Orange cloth with dustjacket. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy, covers have faint spotting (foxing), unclipped jacket with minor edge wear, small chips at top of spine.
Inventory number #012955



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$25.00

Fox, Helen Morgenthau
GARDENING FOR GOOD EATING
NY: Macmillan, 1943

Second printing. Octavo. xiv, 262 pp; illustrations by Louise Mansfield. Decorative cloth with paper spine label. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; spine label chipped at top, spine darkened.
Inventory number #012550



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


Price:
$15.00

Jones, Louise Seymour
WHO LOVES A GARDEN
Los Angeles: Primavera Press, 1935

Second printing. Octavo. 205 pp. Decorated paper-covered boards with dustjacket. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy except for toning on front & rear free endpapers from jacket flaps, spine a bit toned, small stain at bottom edge of back cover; price-clipped jacket has toned spine, old water stain ring near bottom of spine, top edge of back cover lightly chipped with small loss at top corner. A delightful account of the gardens of poets, philosophers and kings.
Inventory number #012549



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$15.00

Beharrell, C.H.
CLAREMONT LANDSCAPE GARDEN Surrey
London: National Trust, 1994

Reprint. Octavo. 38 pp; 24 b/w illustrations; bibliography. Staple-bound illustrated stiff card covers. Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy; no cover wear.
Inventory number #012316



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$25.00

Rorschach, Kimerly
THE EARLY GEORGIAN LANDSCAPE GARDEN
New Haven, CT: Yale Center for British Art, 1983

Quarto. 107 pp; numerous b/w illustrations; bibliography. Paperback. Near Fine, a crisp, clean copy. Exhibition catalogue with 85 entries.
Inventory number #012284