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Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Good


Price:
$15.00

[TOOLS] Watts Brothers Tool Works
How To Drill Square Hexagon Octagon Pentagon Triangular Holes
Wilmerding, PA: Watts Bros. Tool Works, 1943

Quarto. 28 pp; b/w illustrations; pricelist stapled into front cover. Stapled wraps. Good, front cover worn with sunning on top edge, title page margin foxed, mostly clean internally with occasional smudges from use. Great catalog of angular drills and accessories with information about their care and use.
Inventory number #014096



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$20.00

[TOOLS] Acme Diamond Tool Co
Diamonds and Diamond Pointed Tools for Mechanical Purposes
NY: ACem Diamond Tool Co., 1920

Octavo. 16pp; b/w illustrations. Stapled wraps. Very good. Examples and prices for diamond hand wheel dressers, nibs, speciality shaped diamond points for turning, glaziers diamonds, lense drills, and wire draw plates. scarce
Inventory number #014089



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$25.00

[Trade Catalog] L.S. Starrett Company
Starrett Precision Tools, Steel Tapes, Dial Indicators, Hack Saws. Catalog 26
Athol, MA: L.S. Starrett Company, 1938

Small octavo. 282 pp; b/w illustrations. Original wraps. VG with some soiling to covers, rusty staples, internally clean and bright. Catalog 26 featuring steel rules, steel tapes, transits and levels, combination squares and sets, vernier calipers, and height gages, micrometer calipers, last word indicators, dial and test indicators, automotive tool sets, screw pitch-thickness gages, calipers-dividers, drill and wire gages, levels, and hack saw frames-blades. All items listed with prices.
Inventory number #014078



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:
$75.00

Union Metal Manufacturing Co.
Union Metal Columns for Porches, Pergolas, Interiors
Canton, OH: Union Metal Manufacturing Co., 1911

Catalog Number 11. Quarto. 27 pp; 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 residential 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: 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