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Image for Gilding the Lily: Rare Forms of Decoration on English Glass of the Later 18th Century

Gilding the Lily: Rare Forms of Decoration on English Glass of the Later 18th Century

By: N/A

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, England, Delomosne & Son Ltd.: 1978

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 006470


Illustrated glossy paper wrappers. 10.25 x 8 inches. 48 numbered pages, with numerous color plates and B&W illustrations. With a gift inscription in a neat ink hand to the title page, else an exceptionally clean copy. A Near Fine copy. View more info

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The Dyson Perrins Collection Part III, Catalogue of Fifty-nine Illumionated Manuscripts

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, England, Sotheby & Co.: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006669


A catalog of items from an auction of November 29, 1960. Printed and bound in England. 11 x 8.25 inches. Light olive green paper hardboards, with black-stamped lettering and design to the spine and boards. Moderately bumped spine tail. With 137 numbered pages of text interleaved with 6 full-page, full-color plates (A through F) and with 64 full-page B&W plates at the rear. Very clean inside and out. A Very Good Minus copy. View more info

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Stucco and Decorative Plasterwork in Europe

By: Beard, Geoffrey

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, England, Thames & Hudson: 1983

Edition: First British Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 006479


Signed/inscribed by the author in a neat ink hand on the title page. First printing. Printed and bound in Great Britain. Bound in black buckram, with crisp gilt-stamped lettering to the front board and to the spine. Generally unbumped spine head and tail, with fairly sharp corners. 10.75 x 8.5 inches. With 224 numbered pages, and with 165 illustrations, 16 of which are in color, and all on heavy coated stock. An exceptionally clean copy, and quite tight. No remainder mar... View more info

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Art Deco 1910-1939

By: Benton, Tim; Benton, Charlotte; Wood, Ghislaine

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, England, V & A Publications: 2003

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 006907


Presumed first printing. Printed and bound in Italy. Black buckram-like binding, with crisp gilt-stamped lettering to the spine. Unbumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners. 11.55 x 9.75 inches. Text block firmly bound in. 464 numbered pages with numerous illustrations, including color plates, some full-page and all on glossy coated stock. An immaculate copy, and very tight. Either unread or very gently read. Lovely full-pictorial DJ, unclipped though with some edge... View more info

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Lacquer : An International History and Collector's Guide

By: Bourne, Jonathan;Brett, Vanessa

Price: $29.50

Publisher: Wiltshire, England, The Crowood Press: 1984

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 006481


Printed and bound in Belgium. Bound in black buckram, with crisp gilt-stamped lettering to the spine. 12 x 8.75 inches. With 256 numbered pages, and with numerous full-color plates and B&W illustrations, all on heavy coated stock. Gently bumped spine head, and with fairly sharp corners. A very clean copy, and rather tight. No remainder marks. Very gently read. The full-pictorial DJ is unclipped. DJ with very minor edge wear along the top. A Very Good Plus copy in a Very ... View more info

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Barbara Willis: Classic California Modernism

By: Chipman, Jack

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Venice, CA, Jaba Books: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007207


Stated first printing of the first edition. Printed and bound in the USA.. Oblong, 8.75 x 11 inches. Glossy decorative paper hardboards. With 85 numbered pages and with numerous color illustrations. No dust jacket, presumably as issued. A Fine copy. View more info

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Les Soieries d'Art Depuis Les Origenes jusqu'a nos Jours

By: Cox, Raymond

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Paris, France, Librarie Hachette et Cie: 1914

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007184


Ce n'est pas une édition bilingue. Texte en français uniquement, pas en anglais. This is not a bilingual edition. Text in French only, not in English. Les Soieries d'Art Depuis Les Origenes jusqu'a nos Jours, Ouvrage illustre d'une planche en couleurs et de 100 planches en noir.This edition with an unstated limitation, probably not more than 1000 copies. Printed by Imprimerie Crété Corbeil, Corbeil-Essonnes, France. 11 x 9 inches. Originally issued in brocade-paper w... View more info

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American Art Deco

By: Duncan, Alastair

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Thames & Hudson: 2003

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 006909


A reprint of the 1999 paperback edition. Printed and bound in Singapore. Attractive pictorial wrappers with just a hint of rubbing. Unbumped and with sharp corners. 12 x 10 inches. 288 pp., with numerous B&W and color illustrations, a few full page, and all on semii-glossy stock. Immensely clean and quite tight. Either unread or very gently read. A touch of page waviness, trivial. A Very Good Plus copy. View more info

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The Art of Whittling

By: Faurot, Walter

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Peoria, IL, The Manual Arts Press: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007287


Presumed first printing of the first edition. Printed in the USA. Medium gray-green buckram binding, with crisp dark green-stamped lettering to the front board and to the spine. 7.75 x 5.25 inches. The binding is exceptionally clean. Virtually unbumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners. The text block is firmly bound in. With 91 numbered pages of text, and with 21 full-page B&W technical drawings by the author. An immensely clean copy and in superb condition for it... View more info

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Christie's Art Deco

By: Gallagher, Fiona

Price: $16.50

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Watson-Guptill: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006905


Stated first printing. Printed and bound in Italy. Black paper hardboards, with crisp copper-stamped lettering to the spine. Unbumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners. 10.25 x 10.25 inches. Text block firmly bound in. 192 numbered pages with stunning color plates, many full-page and all on glossy coated stock. An immaculate copy, and very tight. Either unread or very gently read. Lovely pictorial DJ, unclipped. Just a hint of rubbing to the DJ. DJ in a clear Mylar... View more info

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The Encyclopedia of Decorative Arts, 1890-1940 / Edited by Philippe Garner

By: Garner, Philippe (Ed. )

Price: $20.00

Publisher: North Dighton, MA, JG Press: 1997

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 006916


Printed and bound in Singapore. Glossy paper pictorial hardboards, with crisp black-stamped lettering. Unbumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners. 11.75 x 8.75 inches. Text block firmly bound in. 320 numbered pages. Heavy coated stock with about 500 illustrations, including 150 color plates. An immaculate copy, and very tight. Either unread or very gently read. Lovely pictorial DJ, unclipped. Just a hint of rubbing to the DJ. DJ in a clear Mylar DJ protector. A Fin... View more info

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Early Keyboard Instruments from Their Beginnings to the Year 1820

By: James, Philip

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, England, Peter Davies Ltd.: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007213


First printing of the first edition. Printed by Charles Whittingham and Griggs, London, and bound by the Chiswick Press, London. Preface dated April 1930. 11 x 8.75 inches. Tan buckram wrap-around spine, with fairly crisp gilt-stamped lettering to the spine, and beige paper hardboards. The buckram along the spine is mottled, merely a cosmetic issue. Moderately bumped spine tail, with pronounced bumping to the lower corners. Text block is firmly bound in. Top edge tinted ... View more info

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Exhibition Portraits of American Indians, Together with important examples of ancient and modern pottery, blankets, jewelry, bead and leather work made by the Pueblo and Blackfeet tribes

By: Kihn, W. Langdon

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, NY, The Anderson Galleries: 1922

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007754


A catalogue of an exhibition of March 20 to April 2, 1922, published under the auspices of the Art Museum of Santa Fe, New Mexico. Not ex library. 9.25 x 7 inches. A string-bound pamphlet of handmade [?] beige paper wrappers, and with yapped edges. The plain wrappers with black, red and yellow geometric design and with black lettering. Wrappers appear very lightly age-toned but are unsoiled. With full-page, color frontispiece, unnumbered pages documenting 88 objects in t... View more info

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Art Nouveau and Art Deco

By: Klein, Dan; Warken, Geoffrey

Price: $24.00

Publisher: London, England, Chancellor Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 006904


Stated first printing. Printed in China. Glossy paper pictorial hardboards, with crisp black-stamped lettering to the spine. Unbumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners. 11.25 x 8.25 inches. Text block firmly bound in. 136 numbered pages with stunning color plates, some full-page and all on glossy coated stock. An immaculate copy, and very tight. Either unread or very gently read. Lovely pictorial DJ, unclipped. Just a hint of rubbing to the DJ. DJ in a clear Mylar ... View more info

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Victor Hammer, Artist and Printer

By: Koch, Rudolf; Middeldorf, Ulrich; Zapf, Hermann

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Lexington, KY, The Anvil Press:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007210


Number 250 of 550 copies, designed by Martino Mardersteig in Dante type and printed by Stamperia Valdonega, Verona, Italy. Cinnamon cloth binding, with crisp brown-stamped lettering to the spine. 11 x 7.5 inches. Binding is immensely clean, save for a small 1/2 inch red blemish at the fore edge of the rear board. The text block is firmly bound in. XI and 213 numbered pages of text, interspersed with numerous plates and drawings of the artist's work, many full-page and a ... View more info

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Dansk Glas 1925-1975

By: Lassen, Erik;Schluter, Mogens

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Copenhagen, Denmark, Nyt Nordisk Forlag: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006547


Text in Danish, not in English. Presumed first printing. Printed and bound in Denmark. Olive green leatherette binding, with crisp gold-stamped lettering to the spine and blind-stamped lettering to the front board. Unbumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners. 12.25 x 8.5 inches. 64 numbered pages of text interspersed with 8 full-page color illustrations, followed by unnumbered pages of text with 187 B&W illustrations. Faint pencil erasure marks to upper corner of fr... View more info

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Ivories

By: Maskell, Alfred

Price: $29.00

Publisher: London, England, Methuen & Co.: 1905

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 006502


This is NOT ex library. Printed in Plymouth, England and presumed bound in England. 10.25 x 7 inches. Red buckram binding, with blind-stamped lettering and design to the front board and with crisp gilt-stamped lettering and design to the spine. Moderately bumped spine head and tail, with fairly sharp corners. Bottom corners with minor abrading. Top edge gilt. Fore- and bottom edges of the text block deckled to a very handsome effect. With xii and 443 numbered pages. Fron... View more info

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Collecting Art Deco

By: McConnell, Kevin

Price: $20.00

Publisher: West Chester, PA, Schiffer Pub Ltd: 1990

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Seller ID: 006910


Presumed first printing of the first edition. Printed and bound in the USA. Black buckram binding, with crisp white-stamped lettering to the front board and to the spine. Unbumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners. 11 x 8.25 inches. Text block firmly bound in. 143 numbered pages. Heavy coated stock with numerous full-color illustrations. An immaculate copy, and very tight. Either unread or very gently read. Lovely full-pictorial DJ, unclipped. Just a hint of rubbin... View more info

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Encyclopedia of Sculpture Techniques

By: Mills, John

Price: $19.50

Publisher: London, England, Batsford: 2001

Seller ID: 006927


Printed and presumed bound in Spain. Black paper hardboard binding, with crisp silver-stamped lettering to the spine. Unbumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners. 10 x 7.25 inches. Text block firmly bound in. With 233 numbered pages, and with numerous line drawings and B&W and color illustrations, some full page, and all on coated stock. An immaculate volume, and very tight, with little hint of shelf life. Either unread or very gently read. No remainder marks. Lovel... View more info

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Development & Character of Gothic Architecture

By: Moore, Charles Herbert

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Macmillan: 1904

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 007894


Second edition, so stated. NOT ex-library. This is a rewritten and enlarged edition of the first edition of 1890. Printed and bound at the Norwood Press, Norwood, MA. Dark green half leatherette [imitation leather] binding, with hubbed spine and gilt-stamped titling, and with dark green textured buckram boards. Leatherette rubbed and worn in places. Fairly crisp gilt-stamped lettering to the front board and spine. Generally unbumped spine head and tail, with lightly bump... View more info