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The Decorative Thirties

By Battersby, Martin

Walker, 1971 Black & white photos, pages are clean. Cover is clean with gilt lettering. Very minimal wear. 208 indexed pages.. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8.5"x11.5".

$13.00

Practical Instruction for Paper Hanging

By Ewing, Claude H.; Harris, Harry A.

Wilmette, IL: Frederick J. Drake and Co, 1946 This is a complete textbook covering tools, processes and elements for hanging paper on walls, ceilings, and panels. Book is in good condition with cocked spine, wear and soil. 223 pages, 7.5 x 5.. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Illustrated.

$7.00

Hints on House Furnishing

By Sparrow, W. Shaw

New York: John Lane Company, 1909 A guide book to furnishing and decorating you home. Book is in good condition with edgewear, foxing, faded spine, and corner wear. 308 indexed pages, 9 x 6.5.. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Yes.

$20.00

Attitudes on Color and Light in Relation to Residential Interiors and Exteriors

By Granville Walter

This spiral bound soft cover book has a variety of different colors on the cover against a white background. The book is a manual produced to help the builder and homeowner with color and lighting problems in residential housing. It covers looking at color, attitudes in color choice, fashion, interior architecture, exterior architecture, decoration, lighting, judging the appearence of colors, the A-M reference color palette and portfolio of ceiling to floor color swatches. The book is in very good condition. The book is autographed by the author. It has some minor cover soil and contains a free booklet. It has 24 pages and measures 7 by 11 inches.. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Illustrated.

$15.00

Furniture Designed by Architects

By Page, Marion

Lakewood, New Jersey, U.S.A.: Whitney Library of Design, 1980 This 8.5 x 11 hardcover has 224 pages. There is a gift inscription on the front inner board, light wear. A book about how furniture is influenced by architecture.. 1st Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Illustrated.

$9.00

Distinction in Home Decoration

By Murdock, Henrietta

New York: Upson, 1929 8.5 x 11.5 hard cover book. Plain black spine with gold lettering on the illustrated cover. How to create a distinct style of decor in your home. 35 pages. Water stain on page corners. Light edgewear and soil. Good condition.. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Illustrated.

$15.00

THE CONRAN DIRECTORY OF DESIGN

By Bayley, Stephen, Editor

New York: Villard Books, 1985 This book has a black dj with yellow spine lettering and color cover designs. Book is in very good condition with some shelf wear, jacket is in good condition with edgewear, rubbing and soil. Illustrated throughout with color and black-and-white photos, this book looks at a history of industrial products and design and offers an encyclopedic alphabetical catalogue of significant people, places and things in the history of modern design. 255 pages, including index; approx. 9"x11".. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. Illus. by Illustrated.

$19.00

Early American Designs: Toleware

By Christensen, Erwin O.

New York: Pitman Publishing Corporation, 1952 11x8.5 inches. Dark green cover with orange design, and white and orange lettering. Some cover edgewear, soil and tanned pages. Contains designs from Early American painted tin or toleware. Includes tea-caddies, teapots, coffee pots, boxes, canisters, sugar bowls, dishes, trays, designs and decorations from Art Museums. Illustrated in black and white. Clean, tight, unmarked.. Soft Cover. Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Illustrated.

$8.00

THE ROOM BEAUTIFUL: A COLLECTION OF INTERIOR ILLUSTRATIONS SHOWING DECORATION AND FURNISHING DETAILS OF THE IMPORTANT FURNISHING PERIODS

By Various

New York: Clifford & Lawton, 1915 This antique hardcover book is bound in grey cloth boards with brown lettering on the front and spine. Cover spotting, soil, edgewear, browned pages, light foxing. The book consists of black-and-white photos of a wide variety of rooms representing decorative designs from around the world. The styles range from the humble to the ornate, and from ancient to modern. Approx. 200 pages, 9"x11".. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Illustrated.

$29.00

INTEGRATED SPACE SYSTEMS: VOCABULARY FOR ROOM LANGUAGE

By Pressman, Andy and Peter

New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold Co., 1980 This book has a black dj with white lettering and a black-and-white illustration. Dj has a tear at upper spine edge, curled edges, but is clean-now in mylar; book itself is clean, bright and unmarked. With handwritten lettering and freehand sketches throughout, this book seeks to redefine interior design and how space is used within the home. 116 pages, including index; approx. 10"x8".. First Edition. Hard Cover. Collectible-Fine/Very Good. Illus. by Illustrated.

$9.99

THE ENGLISH TRADITION IN DESIGN

By Gloag, John

New York: Macmillan, 1960 This 6 x 9 hard cover book has gold lettering on the light blue spine with a plain light blue cover. This book is all about english influence on design. 89 pages. Book is in good condition with foxing to top page edge, wear, soil and discolored spine.. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Illustrated.

$7.00

DESIGNER'S GUIDE TO JAPANESE PATTERNS 3

By Allen, Jeanne (Original Book Concept By Takashi Katano)

San Francisco, CA, U.S.A.: Chronicle Books LLC, 1989 Scarce title. Based on an original concept by Takashi Katano, Allen presents a guide for designing professionals for using various Japanese patterns in their work. Includes over 145 patterns from the textiles, ceramics, lacquerware, and enamel work of the Nara (710-794) and Heian (794-1185) periods. Illustrations are vivid and glossy, many in color. 6" x 8" with 132 pages, including bibliography. Book is in very good condition with light wear.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Illustrated.

$19.00

AMERICAN INTERIOR DESIGN the traditions and development of domestic design from colonial times to the present.

By Rogers, Meyric R.

W.W. Norton, NY, 1947 orange cover with black & gilt ltg on spine. Illus with photos, some in color. 309 pgs 8.5'x11' indexed. gilt ltg on spine is rubbed, edgewear.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Collectible-Good.

$4.99

LADIES HOME JOUNAL BOOK OF INTERIOR DECORATION

By n/a

New York: Doubleday and Co. 1959, 1959 Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8"x10". red book with black spine and gold lettering and dec. Color photo illustrations on almost every page.224 pages with glossary and index.. Hard Cover. Good.

$8.00