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Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$25.00

Martin, Cristina Esteras
Orfebreria Hispanoamericana, Siglos XVI-XIX: Obras civiles y religiosas en templos, museos y colecciones Espanolas
Madrid: Museo de America, 1986

Quarto. 123 pp; 12 color & numerous b/w photographs; bibliography. Text in Spanish. Paperback. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; top corner lightly bumped, minor edgewear.
Inventory number #013989



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$15.00

Williams, Priscilla de F. & Donald Harris Dwyer
Art Deco and Its Origins
Huntington, NY: Heckscher Museum, 1974

Quarto. 20 pp; b/w illustrations. Illustrated paper wraps. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; covers show minor surface wear. Press release laid in. Exhibition catalogue containing 168 items of furniture, textiles, metalwork, ceramics, glass, bookbindings, jewelry, sculpture, drawings, prints and drawings, and architecture on loan from six American museums, and numerous dealers & private collectors.
Inventory number #013927



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$95.00

The Union Metal Manufacturing Company
Union Metal Columns for Porches, Pergolas, Interiors
Hamilton, OH: The Republican Publishing Co, 1911

Quarto. 27pp; illustrated throughout in b/w. Stapled wraps. Very good- deep toning to edges of spine, former owner name in block letters on front cover, top edge. Includes a short intro on the products, followed by photographs of residental and civic buildings built with Union Metal's classic architectural columns. The photos are predominately of residences, mostly mansion sized and featuring massive and/or numerous columns. The catalog is a nice blend of ornate historic houses and the many uses for the company's classical columns
Inventory number #013742



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Fine
Jacket: Near Fine


Price:
$1375.00

Ottomeyer H & P. Proschel
Vergoldete Bronzen: Die Bronzearbeiten des Spatbarock und Klassizismus
Munchen: Klinkhardt & Bermann, 1986

Two volumes. Quarto. 750 pp; 1080 b/w & 48 color plates. Text in German and French. Cloth with dustjackets, lacks slipcase. Both volumes Fine in Near Fine jackets. The two-volume set features gilt bronzes, the bronze work of late baroque and classicism. Volume I: Catalogue of the bronzes. Volume II: Contributions to the history and technique of bronzework, artists, and workshops. An near fine copy of this major reference for the serious collector or dealer of gilt bronzes.
Inventory number #013062



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


Price:
$25.00

Atil, Esin
RENAISSANCE OF ISLAM: Art of the Mamluks
Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1981

Quarto. 286 pp; 128 color & 20 b/w illustrations; bibliography. Publisher's brown cloth with gilt-lettered spine in dustjacket. Near Fine/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; jacket with light toning, more pronounced on jacket flaps, no rips or tears. The first comprehensive study of Mamluk civilization and its art traces the development of the Mamluk empire. It features 128 objects described in detail and illustrated, including illuminated manuscripts, metalwork, glass, ceramics, woodwork, ivory, and stone; textiles and rugs; and illustrated manuscripts.
Inventory number #010252



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


Price:
$30.00

Barr, Elaine
GEORGE WICKES, 1698-1761, Royal Goldsmith
NY: Rizzoli / Christie's, 1980

Quarto. xiii, 210 pp; numerous b/w illustrations; bibliography; index. Cloth with dustjacket. VG/VG, previous owner name on back of front free endpaper, else a bright, unmarked copy; jacket intact with no tears.
Inventory number #010092



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$25.00

Baarsen, Reinier
COURTS AND COLONIES: The William and Mary Style in Holland, England, and America
NY: Cooper-Hewitt Museum, 1988

First edition. Quarto. 249 pp; including 230 color & b/w illustrations, 83 figures; bibliography. Paperback. VG+, a clean, unused copy with no interior marks; small ink mark on front cover, else near fine. This illustrated catalogue, including four brief essays by art historians, surveys the hallmarks of the formal, highly ornamented William and Mary style in the Netherlands, England and the U.S., focusing on decorative glass, silver, marquetry cabinets, furniture, textiles, engravings, and busts and paintings of the period.
Inventory number #009976



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


Price:
$35.00

Davis, Frank
FRENCH SILVER 1450-1825
NY: Praeger Publishers, 1970

Octavo. 104 pp; 183 b/w illustrations; appendix, makers' marks, list of Paris silversmiths, bibliography; index. Cloth with dustjacket. VG/VG, prior owner name on front free endpaper & half-title page, else a clean, unmarked copy; unclipped jacket has one edge tear on front panel. Comprehensive survey of French 18th century silver illustrates and describes many brilliant examples of the period, beginning with its roots in medieval times. Included are fine examples for public and private collections in Leningrad, Munich, Amsterdam, Lisbon, London, and New York.
Inventory number #009936



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


Price:
$15.00

Christie's
MAGNIFICENT SILVER: Sold on behalf of the Republic of the Philippines through the Presidential Commission on Good Government. Thursday, January 10, 1991
NY: Christie's, 1991

Quarto. 87 pp; color photographs, incl. gatefolds. Cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; jacket has light edgewear, one edge tear on front panel. The sale features 78 lots of silver, including the Craven Service [Sebastian & James Crespel, Francis Butty & Nicholas Dumee], the Hasell Salver [Paul de Lamerie], the Egremont Service [Paul Storr]. Many other pieces by Paul Storr and others.
Inventory number #009928



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


Price:
$25.00

Hood, Graham
AMERICAN SILVER: A History of Style, 1650-1900
NY: Praeger, 1971

First edition. Octavo. 255 pp; 286 b/w illustrations; bibliography; index. Cloth with dustjacket. VG/VG, former owner name on front free endpaper, else a clean, unmarked copy; jacket shows light edgewear.
Inventory number #009788



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$15.00

Schroder, Timothy B. & J.F. Hayward
THE ART OF THE EUROPEAN GOLDSMITH: Silver from the Schroder Collection
NY: American Federation of Arts, 1983

Quarto. 208 pp; color & b/w photographs; marks; bibliography. Paperback. Near Fine, a crisp, unmarked copy. The catalogue of the Schroder silver collection, containing the 79 objects in the exhibition, and an appendix of 15 objects too fragile to exhibit. The objects date from the 13th into the 19th centuries
Inventory number #009787



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$15.00

Andrews, Ruth
THE METAL OF THE STATE. May 1, 1973 - July 1, 1973
NY: Museum of American Folk Art, 1973

Octavo. 24 pp; b/w illustrations; checklist of 196 objects. Stapled wraps. Near Fine, a crisp, unmarked copy; covers are bright. Exhibition catalogue for show that surveys the crafting of metal in New York State from colonial days to the 1930's. It ranges from utilitarian objects to fancy silver, from handcrafted to manufactured.
Inventory number #009636



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


Price:
$40.00

Honour, Hugh
GOLDSMITHS & SILVERSMITHS
NY: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1971

Quarto. 320 pp; b/w and color photographs and illustrations throughout; bibliography; index. Cloth with unclipped dustjacket. Near fine in near fine dustjacket. Former owner's name in pen on half-title page, no other markings of defects observed. Published as a companion volume to Hugh Honour's Cabinetmakers and Furniture Designers, this book consists of fifty studies of goldsmiths and silversmiths of ten nations and eleven centuries. They range in date from Vuolvinus, maker of a gold and silver altar in ninth-century Milan, to Wilhelm Wagenfeld, who studied at the Bauhaus and is one of the outstanding industrial designers of our time. Sculptors and painters who worked in precious metals are included, as well as the makers and designers of ordinary household plate.
Inventory number #009373



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$20.00

Sotheby's
ARTS DECORATIFS DU XXe SIECLE. Dimanche 26 Avril 1992
Monaco: Sotheby's, 1992

Quarto. 276 lots, all illustrated with color photographs. Text in French. Paperback. Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy. This sale features a large collection of Emile Galle (67 lots) and Daum (64) glass, posters, ceramics, furniture, metalwork, dinanderie, and sculpture. Other designers include Lalique, Tiffany, Mucha, Louis Majorelle, Gustave Serrurier-Bovy, Ruhlmann, Dunand, Rietveld, Subes, and Chiparus.
Inventory number #008721



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


Price:
$40.00

Winthrop, Robert P. (signed)
CAST AND WROUGHT: The Architectural Metalwork of Richmond, Virginia
Richmond, VA: The Valentine Museum, 1980

First edition. Oblong quarto. 122 pp; 120 b/w photographs by Katherine Wetzel; bibliographical notes; index. Cloth with dustjacket. Very good in very good dustjacket. Signed by the author on the title page.
Inventory number #007996



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$35.00

Aguttes, Claude
ART NOUVEAU & ART DECO Hotel des Ventes de Neuilly. 1er Juillet 2003
Neuilly-sur-seine: Claude Aguttes, 2003

Quarto. 97 pp. 449 lots, illustrated with color photographs. Paperback. Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy.
Inventory number #007428



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


Price:
$20.00

Holland, Margaret
ENGLISH PROVINCIAL SILVER
NY: Arco Publishing, 1971

Octavo. 240 pp; color frontispiece; b/w plates; bibliography; index. Hardcover with dustjacket. VG in VG dj. An account of old country silver, with sections on Ireland, Scotland and Wales.
Inventory number #007009



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


Price:
$20.00

Ash, Douglas
DICTIONARY OF BRITISH ANTIQUE SILVER
London: Pelham, 1972

Octavo, 189 pp; b/w frontispiece; line drawings throughout. Hardcover with dustjacket. VG in VG jacket.
Inventory number #007008



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


Price:
$50.00

Harris, John & Michael Snodin, Eds
SIR WILLIAM CHAMBERS: Architect to George III
New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1996

Quarto. 229 pp; 286 color & b/w illustrations; chronology; bibliography. Cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/Near Fine. In this wide-ranging book, leading scholars present research on Chambers' Scandinavian and French connections; his Italian studies and projects; his relationship with British royalty; his commissioned buildings, interiors, and gardens; his furniture and metalwork designs; and his 'Treatise on Civil Architecture' (1759). In 1774, he was commissioned to design the public offices at London's Somerset House, and created a building equal to the best of those by the French architects with whom he had trained. This book was the catalogue for the William Chambers exhibition mounted in fall 1996 by the Courtauld Institute Galleries at Somerset House, their new home.
Inventory number #006982



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: New
Jacket: New


Price:
$75.00

Hartop, Christopher & Ellenor Alcorn
BRITISH AND IRISH SILVER in the Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University Art Museums
New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2007

First edition. Quarto. 263 pp; more than 750 duotone & 8 color illustrations; catalogue, bibliography; index. Cloth with dustjacket. Fine/Fine. The Fogg Art Museum's silver collection is one of the most significant in America and includes objects that range from Elizabethan cups to works by such renowned artists as Paul de Lamerie. This book features over 300 pieces from the collection, that together offer a survey of silverware across three centuries.
Inventory number #006048