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Down singing centuries ;  Folk literature of the Ukraine  Folk literature  of the Ukraine
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Down singing centuries ; Folk literature of the Ukraine Folk literature of the Ukraine

By Livesay, Florence Randal, translated / compiled and edited by Louisa Loeb with assistance of Dorothy Livesay / illustrated by Stefan Czernecki

Hyperion Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1981. Hardcover. 0920534147 . Hardcover in green cloth boards in tan jacket w color illus. Very Good unmarked in Very Good jacket with Edge wear in a Clear protective cover. "204 pages of excellent text, filled with beautiful black and white and color illustrations. " ; 9.12992125053 X 6.57086613503 X 1.11023621934 inches; 204 pp pages .

$12.00

A Book of Unicorns
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A Book of Unicorns

By Poltarnees, Welleran

La Jolla, CA: Green Tiger Press. Very Good. 1978. Softcover. A Star & Elephant Book. Later printing indicated by the note of appreciation of Rufgier Robert Beer's correcting the errors within the first edition on the copyright page. Numerous line drawings from many various historic and literary pieces and 12 beautiful full-color plates tipped in, one larger plate with two images side by side with original captions from L. Leslie Brooke's "Ring O' Roses (1922). A truly wonderful collection; thoughtfully enjoyed with corner tip and edge wear, a small stain/smudge inside the cover but no other markings or creases.; 4to 11" - 13" tall .

$30.00

Max Ernst
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Max Ernst

By Turpin, Ian

Book Sales. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1979. Hardcover. 0714819956 . Hardcover in red boards in red jacket w color illus. Very Good unmarked in Very Good jacket with Clear protective cover. " A collection of paintings by the artist, Max Ernst, is accompanied by a discussion of his association with the dada and surrealism artistic movements. " ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 64 pp pages .

$20.00

Delius  A Life in Pictures
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Delius A Life in Pictures

By Carley, Lionel & Robert D. Threlfall

Oxford Univ Pr. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1977. Hardcover. 0193154374 . Hardcover in white boards inscribed to Previous owner's name written in ink Very Good in Very Good jacket.; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 99 pp pages .

$15.00

ittle Journeys to the Homes of Great Musicians: Frederick Chopin (Vol.  VIII,  No. 3,March, 1901)
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ittle Journeys to the Homes of Great Musicians: Frederick Chopin (Vol. VIII, No. 3,March, 1901)

By Hubbard, Elbert

East Aurora, NY: Roycrofters. Near Fine. 1901. First Edition. Softcover. East Aurora, N.Y.,: Roycrofters, 1901. First Edition. [8], 55-84, [6] pp. Loose plate as issued of Chopin, signed "SW" (Samuel Warner). Original brown paper wrap printed in black and red with over hanging edges (yapp), bound with thread. Advertisements inside the front cover for the Little Journeys series of 1901 which included 12 titles. Title page ornately decorated in black with Chopin's name in red; ornate initials throughout "designed by Roycroft Artists". Colophon, promotional blurb for Grand Central Station, NY; Illumined Roycroft Mottoes and Pears' Soap follow the text. The former owner has penned her name neatly on ffep, which is heavily toned; the wrap edges are somewhat creased and there is a front panel crease along one corner; remains a near fine copy. "Roycroft was a reformist community of craft workers and artists which formed part of the Arts and Crafts movement in the United States. Elbert Hubbard founded the community in 1895, in the village of East Aurora, New York, near Buffalo. Participants were known as Roycrofters. The work and philosophy of the group, often referred to as the Roycroft movement, had a strong influence on the development of American architecture and design in the early 20th century." (Wikipedia) ; 8vo .

$12.00

A Little House of My Own ;  47 Grand Designs for 47 Tiny Houses  47 Grand  Designs for 47 Tiny Houses
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A Little House of My Own ; 47 Grand Designs for 47 Tiny Houses 47 Grand Designs for 47 Tiny Houses

By Walker, Lester

Black Dog & Leventhal. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 2000. Hardcover. 1579121519 . Hardcover in blue boards Very Good unmarked in Very Good jacket. " The charming and innovative architecture of these tiny cottages, studios, fishing huts, homes and more--so small and cute that you can't help but fall for them--will inspire and delight home and architecture lovers and dreamers, too. Each chapter captures the utter eccentricity of these ingeniously designed shelters with irresistible color photographs of the structure and interiors alongside detailed isometric drawings, floor plans, and multiple elevations. A Little House of My Own offers humble dreams of solitude, romance, oasis for meditation and whimsy--all under 325 square feet--as well as technical details of the structure from the building materials and woodworking techniques to estimated cost of construction. In the accompanying text, award-winning architect Lester Walker relates the story of each building, the community or setting where it is located, and the personalities that shaped it. Notably quaint homes from history, including Jefferson's Honeymoon Cottage, Henry Thoreau's Cabin, and George Bernard Shaw's Writing Hut, and features on wacky specialty houses are sure to inspire and delight. " ; 10.25984250922 X 8.81102361306 X 0.85039369992 inches; 240 pp pages .

$10.00

MARK SCHULTZ Vol.1
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MARK SCHULTZ Vol.1

By Last, First

Flesk Publications. Fine. 2005. First Edition. Softcover. Signed by Author; 9780972375863 . Signed by Author Inscribed to Frank First Edition Softcover a nice copy. " Finally, for the first time, Mark Schultz's artwork has been collected into this new book, the majority of which have never been published. Great care has been taken to reproduce the originals as faithfully as possible, with Mark's discerning eye approving every aspect of the book. 49 preliminaries, sketches, and finished brush and ink pieces are showcased, most full page, to reveal the various magical stages of Marks' perfectionist approach. Fans of Hannah Dundee and Schultz's gorgeous women will be delighted, as new pieces were created especially for this book! Stunning new images from Xenozoic Tales fill much of the volume, along with private commissions, a previously unpublished cover for SubHuman, an oversized gatefold of a breathtaking adventure scene, and amazing pieces from recent projects! " ; 10.899999988882 X 8.299999991534 X 0.199999999796 inches; 48 pp pages .

$30.00

MARK SCHULTZ Vol.2
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MARK SCHULTZ Vol.2

By Schultz, Mark & Gary Gianni

Flesk Publications. Fine. 2006. Softcover. Signed by Author; 9781933865003 . Signed by Author Inscribed to Frank First Edition Softcover a nice copy. " In this second volume of the ongoing Various Drawings series, Mark Schultz gives us a dynamic new collection of illustrations. Examples feature Schultz?s work for illustration, comics, private commissions, and stunning new works created especially for this book. Schultz takes you through the stages of the drawing process, from concept to finish. Several mediums are explored. Pencil, brush and ink, and Wolff pencil are employed to delineate his subjects. Showcased with over 50 drawings, the majority of the book features his most recent works. Schultz?s world of Xenozoic Tales is represented with specialty drawings. New concepts for future Xenozoic Tales covers and stories are included as well. A gatefold features an incredible private commission of a thirties-style Sunday newspaper strip. Each piece of artwork has been selected by Schultz for inclusion in this book. In addition, all stages of production have been overseen and approved by Schultz. " ; 10.79921258741 X 8.40157479458 X 0.29921259812 inches; 48 pp pages .

$30.00

Johnny Friedlaender Oeuvre 1961-1965
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Johnny Friedlaender Oeuvre 1961-1965

By Fouchet, Max-Pol (Intro.)

Touchstone. Very Good in Fair dust jacket. First Edition. Hardcover. [New York]: Touchstone Publishers Ltd., [1967]. Black cloth- bumped ends. Original mylar dust wrapper is wrinkled and one flap has separated. 76, [4] pp. Text in French, English & German. Profusely illus. with 19 color & 14 color tipped-in. Original color lithograph loosely laid in, some tone along the edges. Without the original slipcase. Presumed first edition. Additional photographs available upon request. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall .

$80.00

Draw Your Own House Plans
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Draw Your Own House Plans

By Wolverton, Mike

Tab Books. Very Good. 1983. Softcover. 0830613811 . Softcover with some edge wear a nice copy. " Shows how to make scale drawings for remodeling projects, additions, and new houses, tells how to read architectural drawings, and discusses unusual solutions to design problems. " ; 9.10 X 7.70 X 1 inches; 324 pp pages .

$10.00

Housing Ourselves ;  Creating Affordable, Sustainable Shelter  Creating  Affordable, Sustainable Shelter
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Housing Ourselves ; Creating Affordable, Sustainable Shelter Creating Affordable, Sustainable Shelter

By Burnham, Richard

McGraw-Hill. As New. 1998. Softcover. 9780070092372 . Softcover As New a nice copy. " Describes how to design and build incremental housing structures that can be added on to as time and money permits using local, cost-effective, sustainable materials and bringing individuality and variety back to today's homogenized landscape. Coverage includes recycling; modular building; regional characteristics and housing; case studies of affordable housing; labor and tools; electricity, plumbing, countertops, and cabinets; policy considerations; and areas for future research. An appendix includes designs for one-,, two-, three-, and four-module starter houses. " ; 9.30 X 7.50 X 0.60 inches; 224 pp pages .

$10.00

The Collected Drawings of Aubrey Beardsley
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The Collected Drawings of Aubrey Beardsley

By Harris, Bruce S. Editer

Bounty Books. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1967. Hardcover. Hardcover in green boards w white cloth spine, in VG unmarked in VG jacket with Protective cover. ; 8vo ; 212 pp pages .

$20.00

The Art of Max Band
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The Art of Max Band

By Millier, Arthur

Los Angeles: Borden Publishing Company. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 1945. Hardcover. Limited edition without publication number; 5-12, [2] pages, 32 plates. Original dust jacket is not price clipped but is missing large portions of the spine strip and corners. It is now in a clear archival cover. Inscribed (and dated, 1949) warmly to friends on the preliminary leaf, there are also a few scattered spots that do not effect the plates. Max Band, a Lithuanian-born Jewish painter, studied in Berlin in 1923 and later moved to Paris. He exhibited his works in Berlin, Paris, Kaunas (Lithuania), London, Amsterdam, and Geneva. In 1940, he went to the United States, where he taught art in California. His manner of painting almost never changed from the 1930s. (Additional pictures available.) ; 4to 11" - 13" tall .

$25.00

Big Book of Small House Designs :  75 Award-Winning Plans for Your Dream  House, All 1,250 Square Feet or Less  75 Award-Winning Plans for Your  Dream House, All 1,250 Square Feet or Less
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Big Book of Small House Designs : 75 Award-Winning Plans for Your Dream House, All 1,250 Square Feet or Less 75 Award-Winning Plans for Your Dream House, All 1,250 Square Feet or Less

By Metz, Don & Catherine Tredway & Kenneth R. Tremblay & Lawrence Von Bamford

Black Dog & Leventhal. Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 2004. First Printing. Hardcover. 9781579123659 . First Printing. Hardcover in blue cloth boards in Fine unmarked condition in VG jacket. " The designs include site drawings, floor plans, elevation drawings, section drawings, perspective drawings, and exploded views. A brief introduction to each home describes its setting, the philosophy behind the design and its intended use, materials used, recommended landscaping, and more. Many of the homes come with money-saving and environmentally sound features such as solar panels and water heaters, wood stoves, ceiling fans, airlock entries, wind power alternatives, and natural gas heaters. " ; 8.30 X 7.90 X 1.40 inches; 368 pp pages .

$10.00

The Flower Book, Being a Procession of Flowers Passing from a Meadow &  Coppice Through the Hedge to the Garden Pool and Herb Patch
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The Flower Book, Being a Procession of Flowers Passing from a Meadow & Coppice Through the Hedge to the Garden Pool and Herb Patch

By Armfield, Constance and Maxwell Armfield

London: Chatto & Windus. Very Good. 1910. First Edition. Hardcover. Floral paper on board with grey linen coth spine and gilt title. TEG. 152, [1] pp. Handcut pages. Decorative endpapers. Illustrations and decorative title page by Maxwell Armfield (Arts and Craft movement). Overall a handsome copy with 20 exquisite watercolor plates. Bumped corners and light discolorated along the edgs. The text block has a few very light finger smudges on the margin only, a shallow dent on the foot and scattered fox spots along the textblock edge. Remains an unusually nice copy. ; 8vo .

$75.00

Graphic Guide to Frame Construction ;  Third Edition, Revised and Updated   For Pros By Pros  Third Edition, Revised and Updated
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Graphic Guide to Frame Construction ; Third Edition, Revised and Updated For Pros By Pros Third Edition, Revised and Updated

By Thallon, Rob

Taunton Press. Very Good. 1998. Softcover. 9781561583232 . Softcover with some edge wear a nice copy. " A classic reference, the Graphic Guide to Frame Construction is a comprehensive visual handbook filled with hundreds of meticulous drawings showing the framing details you need to understand when building with wood. " ; For Pros By Pros; 11.50 X 10.50 X 0.60 inches; 256 pp pages .

$10.00

Tables and Chairs  ; Best of Fine Woodworking
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Tables and Chairs ; Best of Fine Woodworking

By Editors of Fine Woodworking

Taunton Press. Very Good. 1995. Softcover. 9781561581009 . Softcover with some edge wear a nice copy. " A wide range of tables and chairs is covered, providing woodworkers with a choice of projects and many practical techniques. " ; Best of Fine Woodworking; 11.60 X 8.90 X 0.40 inches; 128 pp pages .

$10.00

Fine Furniture for a Lifetime  ; Popular Woodworking
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Fine Furniture for a Lifetime ; Popular Woodworking

By Huey, Glen

Popular Woodworking Books. Very Good. 2002. Softcover. 9781558705937 . Softcover with some edge wear a nice copy. " This guide provides easy-to-follow instructions and step-by-step photos for ten exciting projects inspired by 18th-and-19th century designs. " ; Popular Woodworking; 10.70 X 8.70 X 0.40 inches; 128 pp pages .

$12.00

Trim Carpentry and Built-Ins ;  Taunton's BLP: Expert Advice from Start to  Finish  Taunton's Build Like a Pro  Taunton's BLP: Expert Advice from  Start to Finish
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Trim Carpentry and Built-Ins ; Taunton's BLP: Expert Advice from Start to Finish Taunton's Build Like a Pro Taunton's BLP: Expert Advice from Start to Finish

By Wormer, Andrew & Clayton Dekorne

Taunton Press. Very Good. 2002. Softcover. 9781561584789 . Softcover with some edge wear a nice copy. " Detailed instructions with hundreds of photos and drawings can help you overcome challenges like out-of-square walls, floors, and ceilings. You'll also learn how to design and build custom built-in bookcases and cabinets to enhance any room in the house. " ; Taunton's Build Like a Pro; 10.80 X 9.20 X 0.60 inches; 176 pp pages .

$12.00

Building an Affordable House ;  Trade Secrets to High-Value, Low-Cost  Construction  Trade Secrets to High-Value, Low-Cost Construction
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Building an Affordable House ; Trade Secrets to High-Value, Low-Cost Construction Trade Secrets to High-Value, Low-Cost Construction

By Pages-Ruiz, Fernando

Taunton Press. Fine. 2005. Softcover. 9781561585960 . Softcover a nice copy. " This book gives you the insider techniques used every day by the best homebuilders in the country to save thousands of dollars on the cost of every home they build. " ; 10.90 X 8.90 X 0.50 inches; 208 pp pages .

$15.00

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