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Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$125.00

U.S. Plywood Corporation
Decorating with Weldwood Prefinished Paneling
NY: U.S. Plywood Corp., 1966

Quarto. 31 pp; color photographs throughout. Color illustrated wraps. Near Fine
Inventory number #014383



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$60.00

Trade Catalogue
Entrance Gates for Country Places
NY: Anchor Post Iron Works, n.d.

One folded sheet 9" x 16" (8 unnumbered pp), several b/w photos, drawings. VG, minor soil.
Inventory number #014381



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$65.00

Trade Catalogue
Stanley Especially Designed Garage Hardware
New Britain, CT: Stanley Works, 1920

Octavo. 24 pp; b/w photos & drawings throughout. Pictorial stiff card covers. VG
Inventory number #014380



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$600.00

McGoodwin, Robert R.
A Monograph of the Work of Robert R. McGoodwin
Philadelphia: Wm F. Fell Co., 1942

Quarto. Unpaginated introductory text; 148 b/w plates of photographs, plans, elevations and measured drawings covering projects from 1910 to 1940. Original publisher brown cloth with gilt titles on cover and spine. VG, a tight, solid copy, interior clean & unmarked, some light wear to binding extremities. A handsome, clean copy of the scarce monograph on one of Philadelphia's great early 20th century architects. Robert Rhodes McGoodwin (1886-1967) was best known for his suburban houses in the Chestnut Hill and Mount Airy sections of Philadelphia.
Inventory number #014379



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$65.00

[John Russsell Pope] Herbert Croly
The Architectural Record June 1911
NY: The Architectural Record Co., 1911

Volume 29, Number 6. Octavo. 442-514 pp, 130 pp advert; one color plate & numerous full-page b/w plates. Original pictorial wrappers. VG, an unmarked copy, spine chipped and torn, with 1.5" loss at base, minor wear to covers. This issue has a 74 pp article by Herbert Croly, "Recent Works of John Russell Pope," heavily illustrated with b/w photos.
Inventory number #014378



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


Price:
$60.00

Berch, Bettina
Radical by Design: The Life and Style of Elizabeth Hawes
NY: E.P. Dutton, 1988

First edition. Octavo. 214 pp; 16 pp b/w photographs; notes, index. Lavender paper-covered boards witih dustjacket. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; unclipped jacket wth slighlty sunned spine.
Inventory number #014377



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$15.00

Macleod, Fiona [pseudonym of William Sharp]
The Divine Adventure
Portland, ME: Thomas B. Mosher, 1903

First edition. Twelvemo. 90 pp, title in red & black on title page. Paper covered card covers with yapp fore edge, deckled edges, with silk ribbon marker. VG, a clean copy; wraps with yapp edge, spine toned. One of 925 copies on Van Gelder paper.
Inventory number #014375



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


Price:
$20.00

Smith, H. Allen
The Compleat Practical Joker
Garden City, NY: Garden City Books, 1954

First edition. Octavo. 320 pp. Tan hardcover with black-lettered spine in dustjacket. VG/VG, attractive bookplate on front free endpaper, else a clean copy, binding tight; unclipped jacket front panel bright w/ small chip at top edge, toned spine with lightly chipped ends, rear panel soiled. Jacket painting by Charles Addams.
Inventory number #014374



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


Price:
$75.00

Zerbe, Jerome
The Art of Social Climbing
Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1965

First edition. Octavo. 186 pp. Bound in original yellow cloth with black cloth spine in dustjacket. Near Fine/VG, a clean, unmarked copy, small dent to top edge of rear cover; unclipped jacket toned with small loss at top & bottom of spine, old dampstain at base of spine that extends at bottom edge of back panel, with loss to ends of last five lines of blurb below photo of author with a society woman. A do-it-yourself kit for breaking into society - by a sophisticated, amused, socially acceptable society editor. Zerbe, the society editor of Town & Country, offers encouraging advice to struggling social climbers on how to win invitations and influence newspaper columnists.
Inventory number #014373



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


Price:
$20.00

Buckle, Richard, ed.
U and Non-U Revisited
London: Debrett's Peerage Ltd., 1978

First edition. Small octavo. xx, 107 pp; drawings by Timothy Jaques. Cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; price-clipped jacket has touch of sunning on spine, light creasing at top of inside flaps. 'U' and 'Non-U' refer to 'Upper-class' and 'non-Upper-class;'the expressions were coined by Prof. Allan C. Ross and included in Noblesse Oblige (1956).
Inventory number #014372



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


Price:
$30.00

Morgan, Charles
The Fountain
London: Macmillan and Co., 1932

First edition. Octavo. 434 pp. Blue cloth with gilt-lettered spine in dustjacket. VG/VG, a clean copy, binding solid, spine edges lightly scuffed, small light blemish at bottom edge of front cover, spine gilt dull. Book paired with Knopf first edition jacket - unclipped jacket lightly chipped at spine ends, spine slightly toned & mauve stripe at top of spine faded, else vg.
Inventory number #014371



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$45.00

Brown, Hazel Dell
Decorator's Answer Book
Lancaster, PA: Amstsrong Cork Company, 1949

Oblong quarto. 32 pp; color illustrations throughout. Stapled wraps. VG, a clean, unmarked copy, minor edgewear to covers. Vintage 1949 Armstrong Cork (linoleum) decorating ideas booklet by Hazel Dell Brown. Depicts Armstrong's linoleums in both modern and traditional room illustrations for the era. Decorator's Data Sheet laid in, along with typed copy of "Working Girl Kitchen" article appearing in two home magazines in May, 1950. Rust brown patterned softcover with white cover lettering. VG, light wear.
Inventory number #014370



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$40.00

Brown, Hazel Dell
Dream Kitchens for 1939
Lancaster, PA: Armstrong Cork Products Co., 1938

Quarto. 15 pp; color illustrations throughout. Color pictorial paper wrappers. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; covers show light wear incl. one creased corner, rear cover shows light soil. This promotional brochure features color illustrations of six kitchens with color schemes that complement the colorful patterned linoleum floors. Other rooms are illustrated as well.
Inventory number #014369



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$35.00

[NY World's Fair] Loewy, Raymond et al
The World's Fair House: American Contemporary Styling at Its Best
Cincinnati: Formica Corporation, 1964

Quarto. 98 pp; profuse color photographs. Paperback with illustrated covers. VG, a clean, unmarked copy, light wear to covers. Ten articles on decorating, lifestyle, and modern materials, including an article on color by the designer Raymond Loewy. The souvenir book to the Formica exhibit at the 1964-65 World's Fair.
Inventory number #014368



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$20.00

NYC Menu
Menu from Reuben's Restaurant New York
NY: Reubens, 1950

13" x 10". Fold-out menu and cocktail & liquor list. Illustrated cover. Good+, covers are toned, with hand soil and minor staining, light middle fold. Arnold Reuben founded his restaurant in 1908; it moved to 6 East 58th St in 1935 and is illustrated on the front, along with caricatures of 16 of the restaurant's celebrity customers. The menu is not dated - circa 1950's, based on prices. The menu offers 44 "famous sandwiches", each named for a celebrity, including Jack Benny, Judy Garland, Milton Berle, Ed Sullivan, and Jackie Gleason.
Inventory number #014367



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:
$40.00

Museum of Modern Art Bulletin
Olivetti: Design in Industry
NY: Museum of Modern Art, 1952

Vol. XX, No. 1, Fall 1952. Octavo. 22 pp; full of b/w photographs. Stapled printed wraps. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; covers with light soiling, 2.5" split at base of spine. This issue of the Bulletin appears in conjunction with the exhibition of the work of the Olivetti Company, at the Museum of Modern Art, from October 22 to November 30, 1952. Designed by Leo Lionni.
Inventory number #014361



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good+


Price:
$20.00

Ostergard, Derek E
Mackintosh to Mollino: Fifty Years of Chair Design
NY: Barry Friedman Ltd., 1984

Quarto. 95 pp; catalogue of 65 chairs, all illustrated with b/w photographs; checklist; bibliography. Paperback. VG, a clean, unmarked copy, minor edgewear. The exhibition includes important works by notable figures such as Frank Lloyd Wright, Le Corbusier, Alvar Aalto, as well as work by such influential designers as Peter Behrens, Richard Riemerschmid, and Carlo Mollino.
Inventory number #014360



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


Price:
$15.00

Lemire, Eugene D., editor
The Unpublished Lectures of William Morris
Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 1969

First edition. Octavo. 331 pp. Brown cloth with gilt-lettered spine in dustjacket. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy, residue from small price label on front free endpaper, else a clean, unmarked copy; unclipped jacket spine toned, else clean with no tears or chips. This book is a scholarly edition, providing both the texts and the notes necessary for the study of Morris's entire career as a lecturer-propagandist, incl. a calendar of Morris's platform career and bibliographical checklist of his speeches and lectures.
Inventory number #014358



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Fine
Jacket: None


Price:
$10.00

Donnelley, Gaylord
To Be a Good Printer: Our Four Commitments
Chicago: R.R. Donnelley & Sons, 1977

First edition. Octavo. xiii, 110 pp; frontispiece portrait of author & portraits of four family members. Gilt-stamped two-tone brown cloth. Fine, a clean, unmarked copy.
Inventory number #014357