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Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$40.00

Rounds, Glen
Lumbercamp: Being the Life and Good Times of the new Whistle Punk at Camp Fifteen up Horse Crick Way, with many drawings made on the scene by the Author
NY: Holiday House, 1937

First edition. Octavo. 116 pp; many b/w drawings by the author, map on endpapers. Original cloth-backed wood boards lettered in red on spine & cover. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; spine darkened. Glen Harold Rounds (1906-2002), an American author and illustrator, was the recipient of more than 25 literary awards over his 60-year career. He wrote a wide variety of fiction and non-fiction, all of it written for children and young adults.
Inventory number #014577



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


Price:
$50.00

Woolf, Cecil [with TLS]
The Bibliography of Norman Douglas
London: Rupert Hart-Davis, 1954

First edition. Octavo. 201 pp; frontispiece b/w photo of Norman Douglas, two additional b/w photos; appendix; index. Gilt-lettered cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/VG, a clean, solid, unmarked copy, top corners gently bumped; unclipped jacket with minor edgewear, light hand soiling to spine. LAID IN: typed letter signed (TLS) from Cecil Woolf, dated June 15, 1954, replying to a book order.
Inventory number #014515



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


Price:
$475.00

Horst. Edited by George Davis, Preface by M. Agha
Horst. Photographs of a Decade
NY: J.J. Augustin Publishers, 1944

First edition. Quarto. 133 pp, nearly all full-page b/w photographs. Original cloth with scarce dustjacket. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy, binding firm; price-clipped jacket has small loss at top of spine & corners with a few tape repairs on the reverse of jacket. Horst's first book and uncommon in jacket.
Inventory number #014506



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Fine
Jacket: Fine


Price:
$30.00

Erwitt, Elliott
Museum Watching
London: Phaidon Press, 1999

First edition. Small quarto. 159 pp; high-quality b/w photographs throughout; index. Gray cloth with yellow-lettered spine with dustjacket. Fine/Fine, a crisp, unmarked copy; jacket with no visible wear.
Inventory number #014497



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$35.00

Peden, Charles
Newsreel Man
Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran & Company, 1932

First edition. Small quarto. 126 pp plus 40 pp containing b/w images. Pictorial yellow cloth, lacking dustjacket. VG copy, toning to edges of prelims, else pp clean & bright, tiny bookstore label affixed to rear pastedown; binding tight, covers show light soil & black background of spine lightly rubbed. Charles Peden's memoirs of his early years as a newsreel camera man in the late 1920's. The book ends with the Lindbergh kidnapping but his book deadline occurs before the baby is found.
Inventory number #014494



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$275.00

Hardwood Products Company
Sample Catalogue - Wood Utensils
Mayville, MI / Guilford, ME: Hardwood Products Company, 1936

First edition. Oblong quarto. 8 leaves, one detached, filled with actual samples of wood utensils: picnic spoons, ice cream sticks, appetizer forks & hy-ball spoons. Price List, dated 1936, laid in. Pictorial cover image of moose on bank of river on stiff card covers, bound with two brads. VG+, all samples present - one wooden stick lacks one holding strap. Covers are clean & bright, minor crease. All in all, a rare surviving sample book. OCLC locates one copy - 1939 with 11 leaves - at Winterthur
Inventory number #014493



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$150.00

F.A. Whitney Carriage Company
Chronicles of a Baby Carriage
Leominster, MA: F.A. Whitney Carriage Company, 1923

First edition. Quarto. 47 well-illustrated pp on high-quality stoc, b/w illustrations throughout; title page lettered in red and black. Illustrated tan cloth. VG condition, light soil to covers. An uncommon book published in honor of the F.A. Whitney Carriage Company's 65th anniversary. OCLC locates several copies.
Inventory number #014492



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Fine
Jacket: Near Fine


Price:
$40.00

Cederlund, Johan
Classical Swedish Architecture and Interiors 1650-1840
NY: W.W. Norton, 2006

First edition. Quarto. 270 pp; profuse color illustrations, floor plans; notes; glossary of selected terms; index. Cloth with dustjacket. Fine/Near Fine, a new, unused copy; unclipped jacket with minor surface wear.
Inventory number #014483



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


Price:
$45.00

Bacon, Mardges
John McAndrew's Modernist Vision: From the Vassar College Art Library to the Museum of Modern Art in New York
Hudson, NY: Princeton Architectural Press, 2018

First edition. Small quarto. 190 pp; 16 pp of color photographs, numerous b/w & color illustrations; a complete list of exhibitions held at the Vassar College Art Gallery, 1923-1940. Hardcover with dustjacket. Fine/Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy, faint paperclip impression on 1st few pp, bottom corners gently bumped; unclipped jacket with no visible wear.
Inventory number #014473



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$125.00

A.S. Aloe Company
Catalogue and Price List of Civil Engineers' and Surveyors' Instruments Architects' and Draughtsmen's Materials and Supplies
St. Louis, MO: A.S. Aloe Company, 1910

Twenty first edition. Octavo. 382 pp; illustrated throughout with b/w drawings of instruments. Discount sheet laid in. Red cloth-covered card cover with black embossed lettering on spine and cover. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; cover extremities lightly rubbed, cloth soiled. The catalogue features a full range of engineering instruments and drawing materials, from drawing paper, surveying instruments, hand levels, compasses, barometer, odometer, tape measures, a wide selection of drawing instruments from different manufacturers, slide rules, T squares, drawing tables, erasers, etc. Two copies of this edition on OCLC but no other editions.
Inventory number #014470



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


Price:
$150.00

Kuper, Marijke & Ida van Zijl
Gerrit Th. Rietveld 1888-1964: L'Oeuvre Complet
Utrecht: Centraal Museum, 1992

First edition. Square quarto. 396 pp; profuse b/w & color illustrations. Text in French. Cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy; jacket spine sunned else Near Fine. Published on the occasion of a retrospective exhibition of Rietveld's work in Utrecht, Holland, and which later traveled to both Paris and New York. This catalog provides an overview of both furniture, interiors, graphic design and jewelry. It contains six texts by Rietveld himself, an extensive bibliography and a list of important biographical details. Catalogue raisonne.
Inventory number #014449



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


Price:
$185.00

Moats, Alice-Leone
No Nice Girl Swears
NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1933

First edition. Small octavo. x, 185 pp, printed on yellow paper. Silver cloth with blue lettered cover & spine, no jacket. VG+, a crisp, unmarked copy, minor wear to spine ends. An attractive copy of the scarce first edition. With a foreword by Edna Woolman Chase, editor in chief of Vogue magazine.
Inventory number #014441



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: New
Jacket: New


Price:
$20.00

King, Robert Arthur
Faces in Stone: Architectural Sculpture in New York City
NY: W.W. Norton, 2008

First edition. Oblong octavo. 144 pp; 250 b/w photographs. Cloth with dustjacket. Fine/Fine, a new, unused copy. A delightful collection of quirky faces and figures that appear on New York City buildings, most built during the years between the Civil War and World War I. Designed for entrances, around doorways, on cornices, and in lobbies, they include beautiful women's faces, frightening grotesques, and natural elements such as acanthus leaves, vines, and flowers.
Inventory number #014428



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


Price:
$20.00

Yang, John
Over the Door: The Ornamental Stonework of New York
NY: Princeton Architectural Press, 1995

First edition. Small octavo. 171 pp; profuse b/w photographs. Black cloth with embossed lettering on cover & spine in dustjacket. Near Fine/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; jacket shows minor scuffing.
Inventory number #014427



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


Price:
$75.00

Dariaux, Genevieve Antoine [Inscribed]
Elegance: A Complete Guide for every Woman Who Wants to Be Well and Properly Dressed on All Occasions
Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1964

First edition. Octavo. 319 pp. Black cloth with gilt-lettered spine in dustjacket. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; unclipped jacket with a few short edge tears & light edgewear, small chip at top of spine, white portion of jacket toned. Inscribed by Dariaux. Madame Dariaux was the directice of Nina Ricci for many years. She had opened her own fashion house before going to Nina Ricci.
Inventory number #014425



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


Price:
$25.00

Howell, Georgina
Vogue Women
NY: Thunder's Mouth Press, 2000

First edition. Quarto. 176 pp; profuse photographs, some in color; index. Cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; unclipped jacket with minor edgewear. Georgina Howell's review of the achievements of the key female icons of our times with over 120 of the finest photos from the Vogue archives.
Inventory number #014423



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


Price:
$15.00

Israel, Andrea; Pamela Mitchell
Taking Tea: The Essential Guide to Brewing, Serving, and Entertaining with Teas from Around the World
NY: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1987

First edition. Square quarto. 144 pp; color photographs throughout. Cloth with dustjacket. VG/VG, small tea stain! on bottom edges, else a clean, unmarked copy; unclipped jacket with small tear at base of spine. A very attractive book featuring the origins of tea drinking in countries around the world, as well as indigenous tea foods for those countries, including Africa, the Caribbean, China, France, India, Japan, Morocco, Russia, and of course England.
Inventory number #014420



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


Price:
$40.00

Chamberlain, Samuel & Narcissa Chamberlain
Southern Interiors of Charleston, South Carolina
NY: Hastings House, 1956

First edition. Large quarto. 172 pp; color frontispiece & hundreds of b/w photographs; list of houses illustrated. Dark blue cloth with gilt lettering in dustjacket. Near Fine/VG, a crisp, unmarked copy; unclipped jacket with light edgewear. Still one of the best photographic books of the interiors of Charleston's historic homes. Photographs by the noted photographer Samuel Chamberlain, and text by Narcissa Chamberlain, his wife.
Inventory number #014419



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


Price:
$100.00

Corbett, Patricia
Verdura: The Life and Work of a Master Jeweler
NY: Harry N. Abrams, 2002

First edition. Quarto. 224 pp; 182 color & 56 b/w illustrations. Cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy; jacket shows light wear. Since the mid-20th century, Sicilian duke turned jewelry designer Fulco di Verdura has fashioned neo-Baroque jewelry which has become a status symbol. Verdura's patrons included Wallis Simpson, Marlene Dietrich, Greta Garbo, and Diana Vreeland.
Inventory number #014414



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Fine
Jacket: Fine


Price:
$50.00

Simpson, Jeffrey
Rose Cumming : Design Inspiration : Dessin Fournir Collections
NY: Rizzoli, 2012

First edition. Large quarto. 224 pp; profuse color photographs. Hardcover with dustjacket. Fine/Fine, a crisp copy with no inscriptions; jacket glossy with no wear. Rose Cumming was the most flamboyant of the "great lady decorators."
Inventory number #014412