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Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: New
Jacket: New


Price:
$60.00

Salny, Stephen M.
FRANCES ELKINS Interior Design
NY: W. W. Norton, 2005

Quarto. 208 pp; profusely illustrated in color and b/w. Cloth with dustjacket. Fine/Fine, a new, unused copy; jacket glossy with no wear. The career of Frances Adler Elkins (1888-1953), sister of renowned Chicago architect David Adler, spanned more than three decades. An avant-garde decorator and arbiter of taste, Elkins was celebrated for inspired designs that integrated various periods and styles, from country French to chinoiserie to art deco, and featured furnishings by such modern designers as Jean-Michel Frank and Alberto Giacometti.
Inventory number #014519



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


Price:
$75.00

Nicolai-Mazery, Christiane De
The Finest Houses of Paris
NY: Vendome Press, 2000

Quarto. 205 pp; fully illustrated in color; bibliography. Cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/Near Fine. A wonderful inside look at some of the grandest homes in Paris, including Baron Guy de Rothschild's home in the Hotel Lambert, and Hubert de Givenchy's home on the left bank. The book is full of history, decoration, furniture, and the art of living.
Inventory number #014503



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



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$75.00

Alabastine Co.
Dainty Wall Decorations
Grand Rapids, MI: The Alabastine Co., 1908

Narrow quarto. 32 pp; 13 color illustrations; 27 panel designs & b/w photos. Red & beige embossed wrapper with string tie. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; covers show light soil, 2-in. watermark on bottom edge of front cover. The Alabastine Company, founded in 1879, produced a variety of paint products from the gypsum that was mined from the shale beds near Grand Rapids, Michigan. It's earliest product, a dry pigment wall paint, was marketed as a "sanitary" and "hygienic" alternative to more traditional wall coverings of the day, such as lead-based paints, whitewash, and wallpaper. This booklet offers color schemes for various rooms in a house, in addition to a church and a schoolroom. Not in OCLC.
Inventory number #014023



Binding: Portfolio
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$200.00

Novi, A.
Cheminees et Coins de Feu. Deuxieme Serie [With] Additional Ephemera
Paris: Charles Moreau, 1954

Folio. [8] pp text, 42 plates loose as issued in portfolio. Publisher's pictorial paper-covered portfolio with cloth spine. VG, plates clean, with toning to edges; portfolio with light soil, spine starting to split at top & bottom. 42 b/w plates of fireplaces, most with two different designs. The designers include A. Bernard, Roger Berthier, Leleu, Jacques Mottheau, Jean Pascaud, Raphael, Jean Royere, L. Sognot, and others. LAID IN: 10 partial plates from First series, Cheminees & Coins de Feu; six models of Derbyshire stone fireplaces; 3 b/w photos of fireplaces, two by Van Wetter & one by Jacques Stevens.
Inventory number #013719



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$30.00

Wilk, Christopher
MARCEL BREUER: Furniture and Interiors
NY: Museum of Modern Art, 1981

First printing. Small quarto. 192 pp; 199 b/w illustrations; bibliography. Paperback. Near Fine, a crisp, unmarked, tight copy, covers bright & glossy. The first comprehensive study of Breuer's furniture & interiors; companion to the 1981 MOMA exhibition. Exhibition brochure laid in; errata slip taped to front flyleaf.
Inventory number #013463



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$60.00

Morrison. A.G.
Drapery, Interior Decoration and Architecture: A Practical Hand-book for the Dealer, Decorator and the Workroom
NY: T.A. Cawthra & Co., 1906

4to. 139 pp; 245 b/w photos, drawings & plans, 33 pp of advertisements. Dark green cloth with gilt lettering on cover. VG, former owner name on front pastedown, else an unmarked copy; cover has light wear to spine ends & corners, light spotting to cloth at edges of front cover
Inventory number #013425



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good-


Price:
$65.00

Collins Hardware Company
COLLINS HARDWARE COMPANY INCORPORATED: Builders Hardware Catalog
Lynn, MA: Collins Hardware Co. Inc., 1908

Quarto. 16 pp; b/w illustrations. Paperback. G+ to VG-, cover edges a bit brittle, covers soiled. Excellent original illustrated catalog of door knobs, drawer pulls and other items.
Inventory number #011800



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Fine
Jacket: None


Price:
$150.00

Cuvillies, Francois
MORCEAUX DE CAPRICES A DIVERS USAGES = Entwurfe und Skizzen zu verschiedenem Gebrauch
Munich: Battenberg, 1981

Folio. [4] pp; 48 black & white plates. Text in German. Vellum-backed decorated boards in protective cardboard slipcase. As new, a fine, unmarked copy. Fine reproductions of designs by Bavarian rococo architect and designer Francois Cuvillies (1695-1768).
Inventory number #011718



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$30.00

Cooper, Dan
INSIDE YOUR HOME
NY: Dan Cooper Publication, 1951

8vo. 127 pp; illustrated w/color frontis photo, b/w photos & drawings by Teresa Kilham. Spiral bound. Interior design from the 50s.
Inventory number #011635



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$20.00


Kirsch Window & Door Draping Manual. Vol. 1, No. 9
Sturgis, MI: Kirsch Manufacturing Company, 1925

Quarto. 12 pp; full of b/w illustrations. Stapled wraps. VG, vertical crease in center, bottom front corner creased, tiny nick in fore edge, well thumbed. This is the French Door issue.
Inventory number #011623



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


Price:
$20.00

Lowe, David
CHICAGO INTERIORS: Views of a Splendid World
Chicago: Contemporary Books, 1979

Quarto. 150 pp; b/w illustrations throughout; sources and notes for illustrations. index. Cloth in unclipped dustjacket. Near fine in VG jacket. A couple of small edge tears to jacket. 250 illustrations, many of vanished places, gathered from Chicago's archives.
Inventory number #011596



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


Price:
$75.00

Uecker, Wolf
Art Nouveau and Art Deco Lamps and Candlesticks
NY: Abbeville Press, 1986

First American edition. Quarto. 280 pp; illustrated with color and b/w photographs throughout; index. Cloth with dustjacket. Very good in VG jacket.
Inventory number #011593



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


Price:
$55.00

Baschet, Roger & Rene Briat
STYLES REGIONAUX: Architecture, Mobilier, Decoration. Vol. 3: Lorraine, Luxeuil-Montbeliard, Franche-Comte, Bresse-Bugey, Savoie, Dauphine
Paris: Baschet & Cie., 1967

Quarto. 200 pp; profuse b/w & color illustrations. Text in French. Tan boards with dustjacket. Near Fine/VG, a clean, unmarked copy, top corners bumped; jacket has two short edge tears, minor wear to two corners. Architecture, furniture and decoration of the following regions: Lorraine, Luxeuil-Montbeliard, Franche-Comte, Bresse-Bugey, Savoie, Dauphine.
Inventory number #011411



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$15.00


COLOR AND ITS USE IN INTERIOR DECORATION. Lesson 2
NY: New York School of Interior Design, 1963

Revised edition. Octavo. 47 pp; 2 color charts. Stapled paperback. Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy.
Inventory number #010987



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


Price:
$55.00

Wilhide, Elizabeth
WILLIAM MORRIS DECOR AND DESIGN
NY: Harry N. Abrams, 1991

Quarto. 192 pp; illustrated with more than 140 color photographs; pattern glossary; list of suppliers; bibliography; index. Hadcover with dustjacket. Near Fine/Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy. Morris (1834-96] was an amazing figure, a painter, poet, translator, weaver, typographer; designer of stained glass, tiles, carpets, furniture, and tapestries; and a socialist organizer. Wilhide focuses on Morris's zeal to ``Bring art back into people's lives'' via his stunning wallpapers and furnishings, which drastically changed late 19th-century English interiors. While the book is well written and researched, its special appeal is the inclusion of numerous lush photos of historic rooms decorated by Morris & Co., along with contemporary rooms decorated from current sources.
Inventory number #010786



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Fine
Jacket: Fine


Price:
$100.00

Campbell, Nina & Caroline Seebohm [Signed]
ELSIE DE WOLFE: A Decorative Life
NY: Clarkson Potter, 1992

First edition. Small quarto. 152 pp; profusely illustrated throughout in color and b/w; notes and sources. Cloth with dustjacket. Fine/Fine, a crisp, unmarked copy in unclipped jacket, minimal wear at top of jacket spine. Signed by Nina Campbell on page preceding title page. Charmingly illustrated account of Elsie de Wolfe's life and work by the English interior designer Nina Campbell. The room renderings are by Julian LaTrobe.
Inventory number #010652



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


Price:
$125.00

Briat, Rene
RIDEAUX ET TENTURES: Fenetres et Portes, Lits, Passementerie, Tentures de Tissus et de Papier Peint, Garniture de Sieges
Paris: Baschet, n.d.

ca. 1987. Quarto. 189 pp; profusely illustrated (mostly b/w); index. Text in French. Hardcover with dustjacket. Fine/Near Fine. A well-illustrated history of draperies, wall hangings, wallpaper, and upholstery.
Inventory number #010614



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: New
Jacket: New


Price:
$95.00

O'Brien, Liz
ULTRAMODERN: Samuel Marx Architect
NY: Pointed Leaf Press, 2007

First edition. Large quarto. 216 pp; over 200 illustrations, most in color. Cloth with dustjacket. Fine/Fine, a clean, unmarked copy in fine jacket. This is the first monograph on American architect and furniture designer Samuel A. Marx 1885-1964). 20th-century decorative arts dealer and Marx expert Liz O'Brien reveals many of Marx's undiscovered projects, including houses that have been razed despite preservationist protests, as well as his range of furniture designs.
Inventory number #010180



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


Price:
$9.50

Clark, Sally
HOUSE BEAUTIFUL: Details
NY: Hearst Books, 1996

Quarto. 144 pp; profuse color photographs. Cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; unclipped jacket has small loss at base of spine.
Inventory number #009945