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Silver : A Bibliography

By Schenk, Harlan

Houston Public Library, Houston, Texas A very slim volume, 16 pages no illustrations. n. d. Some minor rubbing, discoloration and wear to the covers and edge. Purely a bibliography for an exhibition held at the Houston Public Library compiled by Harlan Schenk.. Staple-bound Wrappers. Near Fine.


Fantasy Furniture

By Smith, Paul J

The Museum of Contemporary Crafts, New York , 1966. A very slim volume, loose-leaf unpaginated (12 pages) with 13 black and white illustrations. Illustrated wraps. Published on the occasion of the exhibition from the Museum of Contemporary Crafts, New York NY January 21-March 13, 1966. Artists included with the Fantasy Furniture of the Past; Wendell Castle, Thomas Simpson, Pedro Friedeberg, Fabio De Sanctis and Ugo Sterpini. Selected Biographies. An interesting piece of ephemera. . Wrappers. Fine Condition.



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Nature Form & Spirit: The Life and Legacy of George Nakashima

By Nakashima, Mira

Harry N. Abrams, Inc. New York, 2003. 275 pages. 265 illustrations. 160 in full color. Hardcover monograph in fine condition. . First Edition. Cloth. New/Fine Condition.



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Homage to the Bag

By Tanenhaus, Ruth Amdur

Museum of Contemporary Crafts, New York, 1975. 24 pages. Slim softcover, staple bound with stiff illustrated paper covers and a brown paper bag affixed to the front cover. Text in English, illustrations in black and white. Slight tanning to the covers, with a slight bit of wear and rubbing from shelving. Else, the binding is tight and secure with an interior that is clean and clear of markings. Published in conjunction with the exhibition held from October 10, 1975-January 4, 1976. Exhibition checklist included at back.. Wrappers. Near Fine.



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Marcel Breuer : Furniture and Interiors

By Wilk, Christopher

The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1981. 189 pages with 201 black and white illustrations. Introduction by J. Steward Johnson. Illustrated wraps. Bibliography. . Wrappers. Fine Condition.



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Material Matters : Fifty Years of Gifts from The Textile Arts Club 1934-1984

By Wardwell, Anne E

The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland OH, 1984. Slim volume, 47 pages with 31 black and white illustrations. Illustrated wraps. Published on the occasion of the exhibition from The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland OH 21 November-30 December 1984. Glossary. Bibliography. . Staple-bound Wrappers. Fine Condition.



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Made with Paper

By McDeVitt, Janet

The Museum of Contemporary Crafts of the American Craftsmen's Council , 1967. Slim volume, 76 pages with 55 illustrations 27 in color. Some soiling and rubbing to the white covers. Introduction by Paul J. Smith, Director of the The Museum of Contemporary Crafts. Square format. List of Works. . Wrappers. Near Fine.



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Bewegliche Teile : Formen des Kinetischen / Moving Parts : Forms of the Kinetic

By Dinkle, Söke; Rolf Pfeifer, Christian Theo Steiner, and Peter Weibel

Kunsthaus Graz am Landesmuseum Joanneum, 2004. 287 pages with 137 illustrations in color. A bump to the bottom edge center, affecting more the back of the publication than front. Illustrated wrap with plastic dustcover. Text is in German and English. Foreword by Guido Magnaguapno. Introduction by Peter Pakesch. Published on the occasion of the exhibition from the Kunsthaus Graz am Landesmuseum Joanneum 9 October 2004-16 January 2005 and the Museum Tinguely, Basel 8 March-26 June, 2005. Appendix. . Wrappers. Near Fine/Near Fine.


Fantasy Furniture

By Newman, Bruce M.; Alastair Duncan

Rizzoli International Publications, New York, 1989. 199 pages 151 illustrations in color. Foreword by Thomas Hoving. Afterword by Leo Lerman. Bibliography. Additional Introductions by Bruce M. Newman, Mrs. Henry Parish II, Erté, Stanley Marcus, Marvin D. Schwartz, John Loring, and John L. Marion. Bibliography. . Cloth. Fine Condition/Fine Condition.



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Ruhlmann : Master of Art Deco

By Camard, Florence

Harry N. Abrams, Inc. New York, 1984. 312 pages 487 illustrations of which 67 in full color. Minor rubbing and wear otherwise fine. Chronology. Glossary and Bibliography. Index. . Cloth. Fine Condition/Fine Condition.



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The Estate and Collection of Works by Charles Rennie Mackintosh at the Hunterian Art Gallery, University of Glasgow

By McLeod, M. D

Hunterian Art Gallery, University of Glasgow Scotland, 1991. 56 pages. Softcover, bound in stiff illustrated paper covers. Text in English and well illustrated. Crisp, tight, sharp and clean condition. Includes a sampling of all facets of the multitalented artist/designer/architect's career. Selected bibliography.. Wrappers. Fine Condition.



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John Dunnigan : Furniture Maker

By Joseph, Peter T. ; Cobb, Emma

Peter Joseph Gallery, New York, 1991. 36 pages. Softcover, bound in stiff printed paper covers. Slight shelfwear rubbing to the covers, but still a tight binding, with sharp corners and a clean interior free of markings. About 20 illustrations, most in full color, and some detail images in full double page spreads. Text in English. . Wrappers. Fine Condition.



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Whole Cloth

By Constantine, Mildred; Laurel Reuter

The Monacelli Press, New York, 1997. 257 pages 235 illustrations 97 in color. Introduction and Afterword by Mildred Constantine. Biographies and Bibliography Index of Names. . Cloth. Fine Condition/No Jacket, As Issued.



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Toulouse-Lautrec : The Complete Graphic Works. A Catalogue Raisonné (The Gerstenberg Collection)

By Adriani, Gotz

Thames & Hudson, Inc. New York & London, 1988. 436 pages with 421 illustrations 78 in color. Softcover, bound in illustrated stiff paper covers. Some wear to the edges, rubbing to the covers, and mild soiling to the edges associated with shelving. Slight sunning to the top edge of the rear panel. Light vertical creasing to the spine, but still a solid, tight binding and clean interior free of markings. Foreword by Gotz Adriani. Translated from the German by Eileen Martin. Bibliography. Index of Persons. . Wrappers. Near Fine.



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Breaking Ground : A Century of Craft Art in Western New York

By Lovenheim, Barbara; Ramljak, Suzanne; Smith, Paul J

Memorial Art Gallery, University of Rochester, Rochester NY, 2010. 157 pages color illustrations throughout. Still in the publisher's shrinkwrap. Edited by Barbara Lovenheim. Illustrated wraps. Published on the occasion of the exhibition from the Memorial Art Gallery, University of Rochester, Rochester NY March 15, 2010-May 4, 2010.. Wrappers. New.



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Biedermeier : The Invention of Simplicity

By Ottomeyer, Hans; Klaus Albrecht Schröder, and Laurie Winters

Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee WI, 2006. 400 pages 409 illustrations in color. Some minor rubbing and wear to the covers and edge. Stiff Illustrated wraps. Published on the occasion of the exhibition from the Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee WI September 16, 2006-January 1, 2007. Selected Bibliography by Mary Weaver Chapin. . Stiff Wrappers. Near Fine.



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Zao Wou-Ki : Céramiques et Oeuvres Sur Papier

By No Author Noted

Marlborough Monaco, 2009. 43 pages 23 illustrations in color. Minor wear and rubbing to the covers and edge. A small bruise to the head of the spine. Stiff Illustrated wraps. Oblong. Published on the occasion of the exhibition from the Marlborough Gallery, Monaco 23 September-20 November 2009. Select Biography.. Wrappers. Near Fine.



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Yasuhisa Kohyama : The Art of Ceramics

By Jefferies, Susan; Michael R. Cunningham, Yoshiaki Inui, and Jack Lenor Larsen

Arnoldsche Verlagsanstalt, Stuttgart, 2012. 112 pages 58 illustrations in color. Illustrated boards. Foreword by Jack Lenor Larsen. Biography. Bibliography. . Cloth. New/No Jacket, As Issued.



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Upholsterers and Interior Furnishing in England, 1530-1840

By Beard, Geoffrey

Yale University Press, New Haven, 1997. 346 pages. Hardcover, bound in maroon cloth covered boards and wrapped in an illustrated paper dustjacket. Light bumps to the corners from shelving, with associated rubbing to the dustjacket covers and wear to the edges. The previous owner's bookplate is affixed neatly to the front free endpaper. Otherwise, the interior is clean and clear of markings. Awarded the 1996 prize by the Confederation of International Antique Dealers (CINOA) and is the first title in a series of books published in association with the Bard Graduate Center for Studies in the Decorative Arts, New York.. Cloth. Near Fine/Near Fine.



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Wedgwood Ceramics 1846-1959

By Batkin, Maureen

Richard Dennis Publications, London, 2006. 244 pages with 631 illlustrations 51 in color. Illustrated boards. Includes an alphabetical list of selected artists, designers, modellers, painters, and gilders associated with Wedgwood. Selected Bibliography. List of Marks.. Cloth. Fine Condition/No Jacket, As Issued.


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