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Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$35.00

Pessler, Monika & Harald Krejci (eds.)
FRIEDRICH KIESLER DESIGNER: Seating Furniture of the 30s And 40s
Ostfildern-Ruit: Hatje Cantz, 2005

Quarto. 128 pp; nearly 120 sketches & b/w photographs; chronology of Kiesler's life; bibliography. Text in English & German. Paperback with dustjacket. VG/VG, dj has a couple of short edge tears. Previously unpublished material relating to Austro-American artist and architect Friedrich Kiesler's innovative furniture designs and prototypes from the 1930s and 40s are featured in this comprehensive volume.
Inventory number #004678



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: New
Jacket: New


Price:
$60.00

Witt-Doerring, Christian
JOSEF HOFFMANN INTERIORS 1902-1913
NY: Prestel, 2006

First edition. Quarto. 224 pp; illustrated throughout mostly in b/w. Hardcover with dustjacket. Published in conjunction with the Josef Hoffmann exhibition at the Neue Gallerie in NYC from November 2, 2006 to February 26, 2007. Illustrated with color photographs of Hoffmann’s masterpieces -on their own and as parts of interiors- this monograph focuses on significant aspects of Hoffmann’s career: his early years as a member of the Secessionist Movement and founder of the Vienna Workshops, his role in the intellectual rebellion that took place in Austria; and his progression toward a Modernist ethic. It takes readers through four dazzling interiors designed by Hoffmann and furnished with his signature pieces, including furniture, wall and floor coverings, textiles, lighting, ceramics, glassware and metalwork.
Inventory number #004543



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$35.00

Wills, Geoffrey
ENGLISH FURNITURE 1760-1900
Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1971

Octavo. 256 pp; 32 color & 204 b/w photographs; bibliography. Tan cloth with gilt lettered-spine, no dj. VG. This book is the second of a pair by Wills describing the development of English furniture since the 16th century.
Inventory number #004518



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$100.00

Stoneman, Vernon C.
JOHN AND THOMAS SEYMOUR Cabinetmakers in Boston 1794-1816
Boston: Special Publications, 1959

First edition. Quarto. 393 pp; descriptive catalogue of over 250 desks, secretaries, sideboards, tables, and bureaux, all illustrated with photographs, including 9 in color; references and bibliography. Cloth. Limited edition of 2000 copies. Ex-library copy - stamp on all 3 edges, glue stain on rear pastedown where pocket was removed. Head & tail of spine starting to fray, backstrip & all corners rubbed, front cover has a few scratches, spine & top inch of covers sunned. A good reference copy.
Inventory number #004378



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


Price:
$95.00

Packer, Charles
PARIS FURNITURE by the Master Ebenistes. A Chronologically Arranged Pictorial Review of Furniture by the Master Menuisiers-Ebenistes
Newport: Ceramic Book Company, 1956

Limited edition of 1000 copies. Quarto. xxv, 104 pp plus 237 b/w plates; bibliography. Blue cloth with gilt lettering, top edge gilt. #556/1000. VG-, lighter areas along spine edge & bottom edge. Based mainly on pieces in American collections, this work gives a commentary on the styles and techniques of the 17th and 18th century furniture makers, a list of the masters from Boulle to Jacob, and a useful pictorial review of pieces arranged in chronological order. An appendix lists some architects, sculptors, painters etc. who influenced French furniture design from the latter part of the 17th C. to the beginning of the 19th C.
Inventory number #004267



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


Price:
$150.00

Montgomery, Charles
AMERICAN FURNITURE The Federal Period in the Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum
NY: Viking Press, 1966

First edition. Quarto. 497 pp; 491 b/w photographs; 127 illustrations of inlays in color; 21 room settings (11 in color; 46 cabinetmakers' labels and 39 furniture details for regional identification; cabinetmakers' biographies; bibliography; index. Cloth with dj. VG/VG, light chipping at top & bottom of dj spine & bottom corner, dj price clipped. The important reference book on American Federal furniture; and an essential work for the serious student of American decorative arts. Arntzen P218, Franklin 2300
Inventory number #004216



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Fine
Jacket: Fine


Price:
$40.00

Baker, Martha & Sara Evans
THE OUTDOOR LIVING ROOM
NY: Clarkson Potter, 2001

Quarto. 224 pp; profusely illustrated with color photographs; resources. Hardcover with dj. Fine/Fine. Landscape designer Martha Baker offers more than 45 examples where porches, pools, patios, decks, and gardens have been turned into outdoor living spaces. The styles include classic, rustic, romantic, modern, whimsical, and in town. The resource section illustrates and describes garden furniture, architectural and landscape elements, and decorative items.
Inventory number #004200



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$50.00

Tracy, Berry B
FEDERAL FURNITURE AND DECORATIVE ARTS AT BOSCOBEL
NY: Boscobel Restoration / Harry N. Abrams, 1981

Square quarto. 165 pp; nearly 200 color & b/w illustrations; selected bibliography; index. Paperback. A fine, unused copy. A remarkable collection of Federal furniture and decorative arts is displayed at Boscobel, a fully restored example of New York Federal domestic architecture at Garrison, NY. The collection includes furniture by such important NY cabinetmakers as Duncan Phyfe, Charles-Honore Lannuier, and Michael Allison, paintings by Benjamin West, Ralph Earl, Ammi Phillips, an a pair of portraits attributed to the 18th century limner John Watson.
Inventory number #004040



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket: None


Price:
$15.00

Antonelli, Paola (ed.)
WORKSPHERES Design and Contemporary Work Styles
NY: Harry N. Abrams & MoMA, 2001

Quarto. 223 pp; fully illustrated in color. Illustrated thin boards. Near Fine, an unused copy with no marks internal or external; covers with no visible wear. Modern design for office spaces. Published on the occasion of the 2001 exhibition Workspheres: Innovative Design Solutions for the Workplace of the Near Future. This book introduces work concepts originated by internationally recognized designers who address the unique needs of specific work scenarios, including the nomadic office of a business traveler; the domestic office; the virtual office; and more traditional offices in settings configured for group interaction. Also includes essays by Larry Keeley, Christopher Budd, John Thackara, Aura Oslapas, Kayoko Ota, Jim-hee Chang, Hui-Chi Chou and Rachaporn Chouchouey.
Inventory number #004037



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


Price:
$20.00

Madigan, Mary Jean & Susan Colgan, ed.
EARLY AMERICAN FURNITURE from Settlement to City: Aspects of Form, Style, and Regional Design from 1620 to 1830
NY: Billboard Publications, 1983

Quarto. 160 pp; many color plates & b/w illustrations; bibliography; index. Cloth with dustjacket. VG/VG, small chip at top edge of jacket front panel. Essays by Wendy Cooper, Marvin Schwartz, Richard Dana Reese, Henry Kauffman, and other experts, on various aspects of American furniture -- Chippendale, Phyfe, Lannuier, the Neoclassical influence, Kasten, New England joinery, Shaker chairs, etc.
Inventory number #003771



Binding:
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$125.00

Librairie D'art Decoratif
3e SALON DES INDUSTRIES DU MOBILIER Chambre a Coucher De Style Louis XVI Dont Le Prix Ne Doit Pas Depasser 1,200 Francs
Paris: Armand Guerinet, 1908

Quarto. 3 pp; 72 b&w photo plates (as specified in the list of plates). Text in French. Loose plates in portfolio with ties. VG/VG- some wear and small stains to folio covers. Bedroom suites in the style of Louis XVI, priced at less then 1,200 francs, from the 3rd salon of the furniture industry, held at the Grand Palais des Champs-Elysees July - October 1908. Includes list of the 3 prize winners and the prizes paid.
Inventory number #003513



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$45.00

Greenlaw, Barry A.
NEW ENGLAND FURNITURE AT WILLIAMSBURG
Williamsburg, VA: Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, 1974

First edition. Quarto. 195 pp; several color plates, 164 b/w illustrations; index. Paperback. VG.
Inventory number #003481



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


Price:
$40.00

Hinckley, F. Lewis
Metropolitan Furniture of the Georgian Years
NY: Washington Mews, 1988

Quarto. 203 pp; 322 documentary examples; index. Cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy; jacket has no visible wear. Hinckley identifies as Dublin furniture thousands of pieces that had been misrepresented as English.
Inventory number #003028



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


Price:
$25.00

Christie's
THE CONTENTS OF BENJAMIN GINSBURG, Antiquary Including the Property of Cora Ginsburg
NY: Christie's, 1983

Quarto. 254 pp with 781 lots illustrated in b/w & color. Cloth with dj. VG/VG. Auction held October 14 & 15, 1983. An important sale of fine American and English furniture, English and Continental ceramics, Chinese export porcelain, textiles and related decorative arts.
Inventory number #003023



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Good+
Jacket: None


Price:
$150.00

Bayard, Emile
L'ART APPLIQUE FRANCAIS D'AUJOURD'HUI: Meuble, Ferronnerie, Ceramique, Verrerie, Tissus, Etc.
Paris: Ernest Grund, 1926

Quarto. 317 pp; illustrated throughout with b/w photos; index of designers. Text in French. Tan cloth with green-stamped lettering, top edge gilt. Backstrip worn, 3 1/2" split at bottom but holding.
Inventory number #002728



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


Price:
$40.00

Kirk, John T.
AMERICAN FURNITURE & THE BRITISH TRADITION TO 1830
NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1982

First edition. Quarto. xiv, 397 pp; 1508 b/w & color illustrations; notes; indexes. Cloth with dustjacket. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy.
Inventory number #001978



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


Price:
$45.00

Wolsey, S. W. & R. W. P. Luff
FURNITURE IN ENGLAND The Age of the Joiner
NY: Frederick A. Praeger, 1969

Octavo. xiv, 104 pp; frontispiece + 123 b/w illustrations; glossary; index. Cloth with dj. VG/VG-. The period from the end of the reign of Henry VIII to the last days of the Commonwealth was the heyday of the joiner.
Inventory number #001603



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$20.00

Victoria & Albert Museum
A SHORT HISTORY OF ENGLISH FURNITURE
London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1966

Octavo. 32 pp text plus 100 b/w plates. Paperback. VG. All pieces identified by maker, with dimensions.
Inventory number #001601



Binding: Half-Leather
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$100.00

Cescinsky, Herbert
THE OLD-WORLD HOUSE Its Furniture and Decoration
London: A.& C. Black, 1924

Two volumes. First edition, quarto; v1: xi, 307 pp; v2: iii, 371 pp; numerous illustrations and photos; index. Publisher's half leather binding with red pebbled boards; red morocco spine with raised bands & gilt tooling; marbled endpapers. T.E.G.G+ Spines have a fair amount of rubbing, on vol 1 the spine is darkened. Inside, the books are quite nice, volume 1 is just a tad loose, nothing serious.
Inventory number #001476



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket: None


Price:
$15.00

Cheneviere, Antoine
ANTOINE CHENEVIERE FINE ARTS
London: Antoine Cheneviere, 2002

Quarto. 26 objects - tables, chairs, mirrors, marble obelisks, commodes, armoire, etc, illustrated in color. Hardcover. VG+, corners a bit bumped, else Near Fine. Catalogue of Italian, Russian, Austrian, German furniture and objets d'art offered by this London antiques dealer.
Inventory number #001101