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Henry Varnum Poor (American, 1887-1970)

By Porter, Jeanne Chenault ; Porter, Richard

James Graham & Sons, New York, 2004. 15 pages. Slim square format exhibition catalogue, staple bound with stiff printed paper covers. Text in English, and illustrated in color. Aside from some light scuffing and shelfwear scratches to the front cover, and a yellow mark along the lower edge of the inside front cover that may be a publishing flaw, the binding is crisp and the edges sharp and clean. Published on the occasion of the exhibition held from March 18-April 24, 2004. Exhibition checklist published at back.. Wrappers. Near Fine.



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Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century Maryland Silver in the Collection of the Baltimore Museum of Art

By Goldsborough, Jennifer Faulds

The Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore MD, 1975. 204 pages. Hardcover, bound in black cloth covered boards and wrapped in an illustrated paper dustjacket. Text in English. Illustrations in black and white. Moderate wear to the edges of the dustjacket and rubbing to the covers, but a tight binding and clean interior free of markings. 207 works of silver catalogued and presented, with a detailed appendix of makers' marks and selected bibliography.. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good.



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Max Kuehne : Artist and Craftsman

By Boyle, Richard J.; Adair, William B

Hollis Taggart Galleries, New York, 2001. 85 pages 65 illustrations 35 in color. Illustrated wraps. Foreword by Hollis Taggart and Vivian Bullaudy. Published on the occasion of the exhibition from the Hollis Taggart Galleries, New York NY 24 May-23 June 2001. Chronology. Exhibition Checklist. . Wrappers. Fine Condition.



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John La Farge : An American Master (1835-1910)

By Vareika, William

William Vareika Fine Arts, Newport RI , 1989. Unpaginated (47 pages) 48 illustrations 38 in color. Illustrated wraps. Some wear to the paper corners and edge. Catalogue for an exhibition and sale to benefit the restoration of the John La Farge murals and stained glass windows of the Newport Congregational Church, Newport, Rhode Island from July 14-September 30. 1989. Includes a Chronological Sketch.. Staple-bound Wrappers. Near Fine.



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Pattern : An Exhibition of the Decorated Surface

By Busch, Akiko

American Craft Museum, New York, 1982. 40 pages. Square format paperback ehxibition catalogue, staple bound with printed stiff paper covers. Text in English. Illustrated. Some wear to the covers with a rectangular area of discoloration consistent with staining from a price sticker that has been removed. Else, the binding is tight and solid, with an interior that is clean and clear of markings. Published on the occasion of the exhibition held from October 15, 1982-January 28, 1983 featuring works by Bennett Bean, Leonard DiNardo, Dan Dailey, and many others. Exhibition checklist printed at back.. Wrappers. Very Good.



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Classical Furniture

By Linley, David

Harry N Abrams Inc, New York, 1993. 192 pages. Hardcover, bound in black cloth covered boards and wrapped in an illustrated paper dustjacket. Text in English. Illustrated. Crisp, tight, sharp and clean, essentially as new condition. 140 illustrations, including 110 full color plates and 30 line drawings.. Cloth. Fine Condition/Fine Condition.



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Young Americans : Award Winners : Winners from a series of Three National Competitions Sponsored by the American Craft Council

By Smith, Paul J

American Craft Museum, New York, 1982. 44 pages. Square format paperback exhibition catalogue, staple bound in stiff printed and embossed paper covers. Text in English. Illustrations in black and white. Light bump to the lower right corner, with some wear to the upper part of the spine from gentle handling. Else, a tight binding and clean, unmarked interior. Published on the occasion of the exhibition held in New York from January 29-May 9, 1982 featuring the work of Susan Hamlet, Michael Lucero, Bruce Metcalf, Steven Weinberg, and others.. Wrappers. Near Fine.



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Old Virginia Houses : The Mobjack Bay Country & Along the James (Combined Edition - 2 volumes in 1)

By Farrar, Emmie Ferguson

Bonanza Books, New York, 1955. 232 pages. Hardcover, bound in red cloth covered boards and wrapped in an illustrated paper dustjacket. Previous owner's bookplate remains affixed to the front pastedown. Dustjacket has been price-clipped and has some chipping to the crown of the spine, although now encased in a Mylar sleeve. Binding is tight and solid, with sharp edges and a clean interior free of markings. Text in English, with many black and white photographic reproductions.. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good.



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The Chamberlain Selection of New England Rooms, 1639-1863

By Chamberlain, Samuel ; Chamberlain, Narcissa G

Hastings House Publishers, New York, 1972. 192 pages. Hardcover, bound in blue cloth covered boards and wrapped in an illustrated paper dustjacket. Previous owner's bookplate remains affixed to the front pastedown. Dustjacket is priceclipped, with wear and losses to the crown and foot of the spine, although now encased in a Mylar protective sleeve. Text in English. Illustrations in black and white.. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good.



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Philippe Starck

By Boissiere, Olivier

Benedikt Taschen Verlag, 1991. 176 pages. Paperback, bound in stiff printed paper French fold covers. Side by side translations of text in German, English, and French. Crisp, tight, sharp and clean condition, with an uncreased spine and unmarked interior. Well illustrated.. Wrappers. Fine Condition.



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The Cabinetmakers of America

By Bjerkoe, Ethel Hall ; Bjerkoe, John Arthur ; with Foreword By Russell Kettell

Bonanza Books, New York, 1957. 246 pages. Hardcover, bound with red cloth covered boards and wrapped in an illustrated paper dustjacket. Text in English. Illustrated with black and white photographs and line drawings. Previous owner's bookplate remains affixed to the front pastedown, with light shelfwear to the corners of the boards and rubbing to the edges and covers of the dustjacket associated with years on a shelf. Else, a tight binding with an otherwise clean interior free of markings. Organized alphabetically as a dictionary, making it a handy reference.. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good.



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Southern Antiques & Folk Art

By Morton, Robert

Oxmoor House, Inc., Birmingham, Alabama, 1976. 252 pages. Large square format hardcover, bound in natural linen covered boards and wrapped in an illustrated paper dustjacket. Text in English. Illustrated in color and black and white. Previous owner's bookplate remains affixed to the front pastedown. The dustjacket is price clipped, has some rubbing, and discoloration to the edges, with light soiling and rubbing tot he covers. Else, the binding remains tight and solid, with an otherwise clean interior free of markings.. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good.



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Re:Pair & Imperfection

By Slemmons, Kiff ; Silverman, Lanny ; Rosolowski, Tacey A

Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL, 2006. 76 pages. Square format paperback catalogue, bound in stiff illustrated French fold covers. Text in English. Illustrations in full color. Crisp, tight, sharp and clean condition, with an uncreased spine and an unmarked interior. Published on the occasion of the group exhibition held from March 25-May 28, 2006, featuring the jewelry work of artists who include Bruce Metcalf, Thomas Gentille, Daniel Jocz, Otto Kunzli, Joyce Scott, Ramona Solbert, and others. . Wrappers. Fine Condition.



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The Church of the Monastery of Saint Benedict of Rio De Janeiro

By Ramalho Rocha, D. Mateus

Editora Studio HMF, Rio De Janeiro, 1991. 114 pages. Hardcover, bound in black cloth covered boards and wrapped in an illustrated paper dustjacket. Text in English. Illustrated with both black and white and color photographs. There is an inked gift inscription on the title page, but otherwise no other markings are found on the interior, with a binding that is solid and tight, and a dustjacket bright and intact. Sumptuous images of the baroque architecture and liturgical silver of this great Spanish Colonial church.. Cloth. Near Fine/Fine Condition. Illus. by Moraes Franceschi, Humberto ; Rivera Monteiro, Nelson.



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Works of Art from Collections of the Cholmondeley Family and the Late Sir Philip Sassoon, Bt. From Houghton ; Thursday, 8th December, 1994

By Cornforth, John

Christie's, London, 1994. 361 pages. Hardcover sale catalogue, bound in printed paper covered boards. Bumps to the foot and crown of the spine, but otherwise a tight, solid, and clean condition copy. Text in English. Lavishly illustrated, as befits an auction instrument, with detailed essays on the history of the grandest of the English country manors. . Cloth. Near Fine/No Jacket, As Issued.



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Visual, Tactile, and Functional : Contemporary Furniture in Boston Galleries

By Cooke, Edward S

Bank of Boston, 1989. 32 pages. Square format paperback, staple bound with stiff illustrated paper covers. Text in English. Illustrations in both color and black and white. Very mild rubbing to the covers from shelving, but essentially a crisp, tight, sharp and clean condition copy. Published on the occasion of eight separate exhibitions of contemporary furniture in 1989-1990.. Wrappers. Fine Condition.



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Vitra Design Museum : Architect, Frank O. Gehry

By Vegesack, Alexander Von

GA Design Center, Tokyo, 1993. 64 pages. Paperback, bound with stiff glossy illustrated paper covers. Texts in German, English, and French in side-by-side translation. Mild shelfwear to the edges and rubbing to the covers, but still essentially a tight, bright, sharp and clean condition copy. Documenting in great detail the architecture of Gehry, with both plans and color photographs.. Wrappers. Fine Condition. Illus. by Yukio Futagawa.



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Chinesisches Porzellan : Die Ohlmer'sche Sammlung Im Roemer-Museum, Hildesheim

By Wiesner, Ulrich

Verlag Philipp von Zabern - Mainz, 1981. 244 pages. Hardcover, bound in printed cloth (or paper?) covered boards, with no dustjacket, as issued. Text in German. Illustrations in both black and white and color. Possibly a previous price written in black ink on the half title page, part of which extends beyond onto the title page as well. Else, the binding is tight and solid, with sharp, bright edges. The interior (aside from the aforementioned) is clean and clear of other markings. Glossary, bibliography, and an extensive pictorial index of makers' marks.. Cloth. Near Fine/No Jacket, As Issued.



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Private New York : Remarkable Residences

By Irvine, Chippy

Abbeville Press Publishers, New York, 1990. 204 pages. Hardcover, bound in red cloth covered boards and wrapped in an illustrated paper dustjacket. Previous owner's bookplate remains on the front free endpaper, and the dustjacket shows some shelfwear to the edges and rubbing to the covers. Else, the binding is tight and solid, with a clean interior free of any other observable markings. Lavishly colorful photographs by Alex McLean of the interiors described by the author.. Cloth. Near Fine/Near Fine. Illus. by McLean, Alex.



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Sonia Delaunay

By Cohen, Arthur A

Harry N. Abrams, Inc. New York, 1988. 206 pages 217 illustrations 53 in full color. A touch of price sticker residue to the front inside flap of the dustjacket cover. List of Illustrations. Biographical Outline. Bibliography and Index. . Reprint Edition. Cloth. Fine Condition/Fine Condition.


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