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by NORMANSELL, R.

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Rare Illustrated Books
Published
1900
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First Edition
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Birmingham, 1900. First Edition. An interesting catalogue of art nouveau metalwork. R. Normansell, manufacturer of all kinds of hearth suites, ash pans, fire brasses, trunks, melting and cooks' ladels, specialty antique pierced curbs and fenders.
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Suggestions in Floral Design

by HULME, Frederick Edward

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Published
1878
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London: Cassell, Petter and Galpin, 1878. Pattern book for interior designers: arresting album of plates depicting floral designs drawn from many sources, showcasing traditional patterns inspired by various sources such as medieval tapestry and Islamic mosque tiles alongside novel creations of the later nineteenth century. Frederick Hulme (1841-1909) was an artist and graphic designer who studied under Christopher… Read more
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Motifs de peinture decorative pour appartements modernes

by GRUZ, Hippolyte

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Published
1860
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Paris: G. Claesen, 1860. Patterns and colour schemes for the painting of modern apartments covering the periods of Louis XVI, Louis XV, Louis XIV, Louis XIII, Renaissance, Neo-Grec, and Moderne. Decorative painted ceiling designs for living rooms, dining rooms, studies, vestibules, paintwork for paneling, corner pieces, examples of running wall friezes with leafage ornament, and fittings. Folio, bound… Read more
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The Art of Artificial Silk

by LINCOLN, Maxine

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Published
1925
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First Edition
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Nottingham: Courtaulds Ltd, 1925. First Edition. Enchanting catalogue of 1920's women's fashion and textiles for home furnishings and interiors. "Beautiful frocks, like pictures, need an appropriate frame to set off their loveliness, and Courtaulds, whose marvellous development of Artificial Silk has resulted in the existence of the beautiful materials I hve endeavoured to describe to you in this… Read more
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Colour Schemes for Modern Interiors with 120 Designs in Colour by Modern Architects

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Published
1923
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First Edition
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Stuttgart, Germany: Julius Hoffmann, 1923. First Edition. Exciting collection of architectural paintings, photographs, and decorative sketches in watercolour picturing modern interiors in Berlin, Nuremburg, Cologne, Stuttgart, London, Munich, Karlsruhe, Thun-Berne, Mayence, Bremen, Essen (Ruhr) and Darmstadt. Quarto, spine darkened, front board sunned, two-page introduction some foxing, mild edge toning to pages, previous owner's inscription, clean title page, all… Read more
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The Australian Home

by Thomson & Gould

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Published
1935
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Sydney, 1935. Prospectus of the architecture firm, Thomson & Gould, based in Sydney's beautiful Strand Arcade. An encapsulation of early Australian modernism, 'The Australian Home' presents building plans for houses with large windows and rounded corners inspired by the style of Streamline Moderne, a semi-Spanish style abode, asbestos cement residences and a building promoting the use of wide weatherboards.… Read more
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Interieurs Rustiques

by CHARLES-BRUN

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Published
1920
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Paris: Charles Moreau, 1920. A series of illustrations of provincial interiors. Folio, loose plates in the original portfolio.
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PICTURA: VIII

by LÁSZLÓ, Sebestyén

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Published
1930
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First Edition
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Budapest: PICTURA, 1930. First Edition. Hand-printed pattern book published by Pictura , Sebestyén László's award-winning Hungarian design studio in Budapest. Oblong quarto, 30 leaves, staple-bound paper wrappers decorated with 10 embossed golden medals, a very good copy.
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The House Beautiful, Essays on Beds and Tables, Stools and Candlesticks

by Cook, Clarence

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Published
1881
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1881. With illustrations and design by Walter Crane, W. B. Duncan, Francis Lathrop, Alexandre Sandier, R. Riordan, Maria Oakey Dewing and Daniel Cottier. 'If I am pushed to the wall with a question as to my right to be heard in this matter, I can only say that, after much tribulation, I… Read more
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Art in Australia. A Quarterly Journal. Third Series Number 62

by [ART IN AUSTRALIA] URE SMITH, Sydney & GELLERT, Leon (editors)

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Published
1936
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Sydney: John Fairfax and Sons, 1936. Of interest: Long article by Adrian Lawlor on the dynamics of modern art. Illustrated article on Lionel Lindsay's watercolours. Detailed plates of Australian applied arts and crafts including fabric patterns, a wrought iron fire screen and lamp and ceramics. Tipped colour plate of wrought iron head of Mary Gilmore by Rayner Hoff. Maurice… Read more
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Australian Flora in Applied Art and in Literature

by BAKER, Richard T.

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Published
1915
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Sydney, 1915. [Scarce study of the waratah in decorative arts. This beautiful work contains illustrated examples of the use of the waratah in many fields of the applied arts, such as architecture (brackets, capitals, columns, ceilings, etc.), bookbinding, ceramics, electric fittings, glassware, ironwork, lace, wallpaper, dado, frieze, windows and woodcarving. Covers the history of the use of the waratah… Read more
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Art in Australia. A Quarterly Magazine. Third Series Number 57

by [ART IN AUSTRALIA] URE SMITH, Sydney & GELLERT, Leon (editors)

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Published
1934
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Sydney: John Fairfax and Sons, 1934. Of interest: J.R. MacGregor collection of Australian art, illustrated with tipped-in colour plates by Arnesby Brown, Matthew Smith, Arthur Streeton, Hans Heysen, George Lambert and others; obituary of Sir John Sulman; report on the Imperial Russian Ballet tour of Australia; Sydney Art School exhibition; special architecture section illustrating commercial interiors of bars and… Read more
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LE PHARE: ALBUM-TARIF POUR 1896

by SOCIÉTÉ FRANCO-AMÉRICAINE DE CHAUFFAGE

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Published
1896
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First Edition
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5, Avenue de la République, Paris: Camis, 1896. First Edition. Rare Parisian heating catalogue displaying many designs in the shape of lighthouses. Includes late nineteenth century French and American stoves. Oblong quarto bound in illustrated paper wrappers, 235 mm x 320 mm, 20 pages, a near fine copy.
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Electrical Fittings

by Pearson-Page Company

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Published
1929
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England: Pearson-Page Company, 1929. A meticulously illustrated catalogue of electrical fittings divided into three parts. Section "A": electroliers, ceiling fixtures, wall brackets, and sconces; Section "B": lanterns and brackets; and Section "C": table lamps, floor lamps, candelabra, bridge lamps and shades. Quarto, bound in embossed decorated wrappers, 51 pages, two inch tear at top of spine, a very good… Read more
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Art in Australia. Third Series Number 45

by [ART IN AUSTRALIA] URE SMITH, Sydney & GELLERT, Leon (editors)

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Published
1932
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Sydney: Art in Australia, 1932. Of interest: Gabriel Toyne on the future of realist theatre in Australia; Lionel Lindsay on Will Ashton; two poems by Gabriel Toyne; colour plates by Hans Heysen, George Lambert, Margaret Preston and Blamire Young; Ethel Anderson on the sculpture of Frank Weitzell; sculpture of Ola Cohn by William Moore; two full-page plates of theatre… Read more
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Demeures et Jardins de France; Mansions and Gardens of France

by [PLAISIR de FRANCE]

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Published
1953
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Paris: Les Publications de France, 1953. Stylish vintage photography book depicting many grand French estates. Quarto, with photographic illustrations in colour & black & white; bound in decorated cloth boards, 250 pages, a very good copy.
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Greenwich (Conn.): Literary Collector Press, 1905. The standard work on papiers peints, illustrated with real examples from the grand old homes and estates of New England. The value of this book lies in the images of rare papers photographed in private homes, providing a record of some designs now impossibly rare: a superlative resource for the study of eighteenth… Read more
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