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Suggestions in Floral Design

by HULME, Frederick Edward

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Published
1878
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AU$1,031.24

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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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Fantaisies Oceanographiques

by RASKIN, E.H.

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Published
1926
Edition
First Edition
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AU$7,734.30

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Paris: F. Dumas, 1926. First Edition. Parisian pochoir printmaking at its finest A rare and exotic album of vivid French art deco undersea fantasies. These skilfully printed pochoir designs are based on tropical corals, anemones, plankton and jellyfish, combined into enticing patterns for possible use in fabric and wallpaper designs. The designs are remarkable for their use… 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
Edition
First Edition
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AU$110.49

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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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Pioneer Crafts of Early Australia

by WALKER, Murray

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Published
1978
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AU$18.42

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Melbourne: Macmillan in association with the Crafts Council of Australia, 1978. Surveys a full range of pioneer bush skills, from home-made windmills to saddle making and leather crafts. Quarto, black & white plates; original black papered boards, fine copy with dust-jacket.
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La Collection Guerinet. Art Chinois, Indo-Chinois, Japonais

by ANON

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Edition
First Edition
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AU$283.59

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Paris: Armand Guerinet. First Edition. Bound in original cloth boards, 320 mm x 400 mm, 65 (5) pages, 10 hand-coloured and 22 black & white full-page plates; marginal tear to front endpaper, otherwise a very good copy.
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PICTURA: VIII

by LÁSZLÓ, Sebestyén

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Published
1930
Edition
First Edition
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AU$220.98

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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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Some British Ballads

by RACKHAM, Arthur

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Published
1919
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AU$368.30

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Constable and Company: London, 1919. RACKHAM, Arthur. First edition of this finely-produced work illustrated by the famous Arthur Rackham. Quarto, original gilt decorated blue cloth, 16 tipped colour plates (including frontispiece) and numerous line drawings throughout, a great copy, a few small spots on the covers otherwise fine.
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Vêtements Paul Millet

by [BAYARD]

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Rare Illustrated Books
Published
1930
Edition
First Edition
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AU$95.76

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Lyon: Giraud et Rivoire, 1930. First Edition. Vintage Bayard fashion catalogue from a purveyor by the name of Paul Millet on Rue des Oiseaux in Montceau-les-Mines, France. Large octavo, bound in illustrated paper wrappers, 10 pages, 10 full-page colour illustrations, light embrowning to covers, 2 mm closed tears to front cover, 50 mm closed tear to back cover,… Read more
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MISS. MODE

by Kropej

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Published
1939
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AU$3,204.21

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Vienna, 1939. A rare an unusual collection of original hand-painted fashion designs produced in Vienna before the outbreak of the Second World War. All seventeen designs are original artworks. Some feature ornate and carefully crafted crepe-paper whorls and rosettes, presenting the elegant fashion items as textured three dimensional forms. The plates comprise designs for a range of items and… Read more
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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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AU$386.72