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The Silk Pictures of Thomas Stevens: A Biography of the Coventry Weaver and His Contribution to the Art of Weaving, with an Illustrated Catalogue of his Work

By: Baker, Wilma Sinclair LeVan

Price: $18.50

Publisher: New York, Exposition Press: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022514

Condition: Very Good


Light blue cloth, lettered in darker blue. Light shelf wear, mildly toned along bottom edges, very slight exposure at base of spine and one bottom corner, slightly foxed text block edges. 147 pp., illus. w/ 77 b&w figures. Endpapers slightly foxed. Dust jacket chipped with loss at corners and along both front edges, spine extremities, with some soil marks, now in archival mylar. Uncommon. View more info

Josh Simpson: A Visionary Journey in Glass

By: Baldaia, Peter J. (curator); Josh Simpson; Lloyd E. Herman and William Warmus (essays)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Huntsville, AL, Huntsville Museum of Art: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 041857

ISBN: 1885820240

Condition: Fine


Stiff dark blue color pictorial wraps. Slight crease to top front cover corner, otherwise as issued. 60 pp., fully illus. w/ color plates. Catalogut to accompany 1972-2007 retrospective exhibition in Huntsville, Springfield, and Mobile. Scarce. ASIN: B0032EJU2K. View more info

Design Sources and Resources

By: Ballinger, Louise Bowen, and Thomas F. Vroman

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Reinhold Publishing Corp.: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 017380

Condition: Near Fine


Dark blue cloth effect paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. Covers are lightly spotted and endpapers very slightly foxed, otherwise virtually as issued. 96 pp., illus. in b&w, some color plates. Dust jacket shows modest surface rubbing and rubbed edges, price clipped front flap. Three-line inscription and signature by first listed author (Ballinger) at bottom of front flyleaf. View more info

Postcards of the Elegant Twenties: 24 Ready-To-Mail Postcards in Full Color

By: Barbier, George (editor)

Price: $14.50

Publisher: New York, Dover: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 023290

ISBN: 048625187X

Condition: Fine


"New" old store stock, pulled from storage, essentially or virtually as issued. 24 post cards, 4 per page, perforated. 16 pp. View more info

Earthen Wonders: Hungarian Ceramics Today

By: Bardos, Carolyn M.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Lyme, NH, Lake House Books: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027738

ISBN: 0967680808

Condition: Fine


Tan cloth, lettered in black. As issued. Color pictorial dust jacket as issued. [vi],130 pp., fully illus. w/ color plates. Text in English, also translated into Hungarian. View more info

Fashion: The Mirror of History

By: Batterberry, Michael

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Greenwich House: 1982

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 015928

ISBN: 0517388812

Condition: Fine


Gray paper covered boards, lettered and with front panel device in silver foil. Mere hints of rubbing at extremities, essentially as issued. Slight shelf wear to dust jacket, virtually as issued. 400 pp., with more than 700 illustrations, including 120 in full color. 1st ptg. of Second Edition. View more info

The Best of Bakelite and Other Plastic Jewelry

By: Battle, Dee; Lesser, Alayne

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Atglen, PA, Schiffer Publishing Ltd.: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027072

ISBN: 0887409016

Condition: Fine


Laminated color pictorial boards. As issued. Color pictorial dust jacket also as issued, now in archival mylar. Oblong format. 160 pp., illus. w/ color photographs. View more info

Art Deco Interiors: Decoration and Design Classics of the 1920s and 1930s

By: Bayer, Patricia

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Thames & Hudson: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 040265

ISBN: 0500280207

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff color pictorial wraps. Slight shelf wear, nearly as issued. Firm, uncreased binding, clean interior. 224 pp., illus. in color, b&w. 2nd ptg.: 2005. View more info

Art Deco Interiors: Decoration and Design Classics of the 1920s and 1930s

By: Bayer, Patricia

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London and New York, Thames & Hudson: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 041851

ISBN: 0500280207

Condition: Very Good


Stiff color pictorial wraps. Somewhat cocked binding, light shelf wear. 224 pp., 300+ illus. including 151 color. 2005 printing. View more info

Art Deco Source Book: A Visual Reference to a Decorative Style 1920-40

By: Bayer, Patricia

Price: $13.95

Publisher: Secaucus, NJ, Wellfleet Press: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 045367

ISBN: 1555212727

Condition: Fine


Black cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil, square format. As issued. Color pictorial dust jacket shows slight surface rubbing, essentially as issued. 192 pp., illus. mostly in color, w/ occasional historic b&w photos. View more info

Extravagance: The World of Whimsical Interiors

By: Berthod, Claude, and Roland Beaufre [David Radzinowicz Howell (transl.)]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Paris, France, Flammarion: 2001

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 011631

ISBN: 2080106422

Condition: Fine


1st English language edition. 160 pp., illus. with color plates. As issued. View more info

Faberge: Imperial Craftsman and His World - Exhibition Album

By: Bianchi, Robert Steven

Price: $5.00

Publisher: London, Booth-Clibborn Editions: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 036023

ISBN: 1861542046

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff pictorial wraps, perfect bound. Slight shelf wear to covers, otherwise nearly as issued. 96 pp., fully illus. in color. Accompanied by pamphlet for the 2000-01 Faberge exhibition at the Riverfront Arts Center, Wilmington, DE. View more info

The Way Home: Reflections on American Beauty

By: Bilhuber, Jeffrey

Price: $27.00

Publisher: New York, Rizzoli: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 042432

ISBN: 0847835731

Condition: Fine


Brown and dark rust cloth-effect paper covered boards, spine panel lettered in gold foil and white. Very slightly rubbed corners and spine extremities, essentially as issued. Color pictorial dust jacket as issued, now in mylar. 272 pp., illus. w/ color photographs. First edition w/ complete number line. View more info

The Hill House

By: Billcliffe, Roger

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Edinburgh, Scotland, National Trust for Scotland: 1989

Seller ID: 037755

Condition: Fine


Booklet, stiff color pictorial waps, squarish format. Former owner's signature along top edge of main title page, otherwise as issued. 24 pp., illus. in color. View more info

Porcelain from the Frances Oliver Collection [SIGNED]

By: Birmingham Museum of Art (Birmingham, Ala.); Andrews, Gail C.; Cole, Louise Morton

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Birmingham, AL, Birmingham Museum of Art: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Authors

Seller ID: 011935

ISBN: 0931394031

Condition: Fine


94 pp., fully illus. in color. As issued. Signed by co-curators/authors on half-title, 22 May 1980. View more info

American Decorative Arts: 360 Years of Creative Design

By: Bishop, Robert; Coblentz, Patricia

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Harry N. Abrams: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 025150

ISBN: 0810906929

Condition: Fine


Dark brown cloth, lettered/decorated in brown. Cloth very slightly tanned along edges, otherwise essentially as issued. Dust jacket basically as issued, now in archival mylar. 406 pp., 443 illus., including 160 color plates. View more info

Fleur de Lys: d'hier a aujourd'hui

By: Bizier, Helene-Andree, and Claude Paulette

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Editions Art Global: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 041852

ISBN: 2920718673

Condition: Near Fine


Color glossy pictorial paper covered boards. 158 pp., illus. w/ color photographs. Mild foxing to front and rear blanks adjacent to flyleaves, "Mfg. Sample" stamp on upper text block fore-edge, otherwise nearly as issued. Text in French. View more info

The Book of Gold

By: Blakemore, Kenneth

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Stein and Day: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020132

ISBN: 0812814134

Condition: Near Fine


Black cloth, lettered in gold foil. Light shelf wear. 224 pp., illus. in color, b&w. Dust jacket shows two small areas of surface paper loss along top front edge, slight chipping at head of spine, approx. 10% surface paper loss to rear panel along top edge, now in archival mylar. View more info

Practical Blacksmithing and Metalworking

By: Blandford, Percy W.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, TAB Books-McGraw-Hill: 1988

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 039353

ISBN: 0830628940

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff copper color pictorial wraps. Very slight shelf wear, virtually as issued. Square, uncreased binding, clean and unmarked interior. viii,360 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs, line drawings. 2nd ptg. View more info

Fans [Philadelphia Museum of Art Bulletin Vol. 84, Nos. 358, 359 (Spring 1988)]

By: Blum, Dilys

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Philadelphia Museum of Art: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 042437

ISBN: B00QQRUXBW

Condition: Fine


Special issue devoted to fans from the PMA collection, exhibited 23 Apr.-24 July 1988. Booklet, stapled binding, color pictorial wraps. As issued. 36 pp., illus. w/ color, b&w photographs. View more info

Prague: The Crown of Bohemia, 1347-1437

By: Boehm, Barbara Drake, and Fajt, Jiri (editors); Robert Suckale, Paul Crossley, Zoe Opacic, Vivian B. Mann, Gerhard Schmidt, Jan Royt, Erno Marosi

Price: $24.95

Publisher: New York and New Haven, CT, Metropolitan Museum of Art/Yale Univ. Press: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 029678

ISBN: 1588391620

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff color pictorial wraps. Minor binding lean original to issue, with very slight stress crease along binding. Former owner's address label mounted inside front cover. 366 pp., fully illus. w/ color, b&w photographs. View more info

Homespun Handicrafts

By: Bowles, Ella Shannon

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Philadelphia and London, J. B. Lippincott Co.: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030550

Condition: Good


Tan cloth, lettered/illus. in dark blue. Ex-library copy, typically marked/stamped, moderate wear. Spine extremities rubbed and mildly frayed, modest exposure at bottom corners. Firm, square binding. 251 pp., 60 b&w illus. View more info

Late 19th and Early 20th Century Decorative Arts: The Sydney and Frances Lewis Collection in the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

By: Brandt, Frederick R.; Paul N. Perrot (fwd.); Denys Sutton (essay)

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Richmond, VA, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 024035

ISBN: 0917046161

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff color pictorial wraps, oblong format. Light shelf wear. Firm, square, uncreased binding. xii,286 pp., 599 catalogued objects, illus. w/ 100 full page color plates. View more info

Historic Costume in Pictures: Over 1450 Costumes on 125 Plates

By: Braun and Schneider

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Dover: 1975

Seller ID: 016035

ISBN: 048623150X

Condition: Near Fine


Republication of 125 plates from the 3rd (1907) edition of Costumes of All Nations. 256 pp., illus. Slight shelf wear, minimal layering of top front corner, portions of rear cover mildly toned. Square, uncreased binding. Former owner's embossed seal on title page. View more info

Backyard Design: Making the Most of the Space Around Your House

By: Breskend, Jean Spiro (text); Karen Bussolini (photographs); Elvin McDonald (intro.)

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Boston, MA, Bulfinch Press/Little, Brown: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 023073

ISBN: 0821217763

Condition: Fine


Gray paper-covered boards, lettered in white. Essentially as issued. Dust jacket shows slight shelf wear. 224 pp., illus. w/ color photographs. View more info