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image of Images of American Living, Four Centuries of Architecture and Furniture as Cultural Expression

Images of American Living, Four Centuries of Architecture and Furniture as Cultural Expression

by Gowans, Alan

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Ultramarine Books
Published
1964
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Very Good
Edition
Second Printing
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$6.00

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Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1964 498 pages; numerous b&w illustrations. The development of style in American architecture and furniture design from the 17th to the 20th century. The author views these developments as expression of America's "character, aspirations, and moods." Small marks on early pages, otherwise clean throughout, tight binding.. Second Printing. Black cloth. Very Good/Very Good. 4to.
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The Furniture of George Hunzinger - Invention and Innovation in Nineteenth-Century America

by Harwood, Barry R.

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Ultramarine Books
Published
1997
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Very Good
ISBN
9780872731370
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$110.00

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Brooklyn: Brooklyn Museum of Art, 1997 168 pages; 10 color, more than 180 b&w illustrations. Clean and tight throughout; tight binding.. Pictorial Wrapper (softcover). Very Good. 4to.
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image of The Guennol Collection  Volume III

The Guennol Collection Volume III

by Martin, Alastair B. ; Various contributors

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Ultramarine Books
Published
1991
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780872731240
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$35.00

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Brooklyn: The Brooklyn Museum, 1991 240 pages; many full-page color photo-illustrations. Similar to volumes I and II this volume displays and remarks upon one of the rarest collections of art. The catalogue includes Medieval Art, ecorative ASrt, Asian Art, Folk Art and Tribal Art. Distinctively Works by Beatgrix Potter and a folding needlepoint screen by Mrs. Edith Park Martin are… Read more
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Beyond the Border, Huguenot Goldsmiths in Northern Europe and North America

by Murdoch, Tessa

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Ultramarine Books
Published
2008
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781845192624
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$35.00

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Brighton: Sussex Academic Press, 2008 173 pages; illustrated throughout b&w and color. Based upon the exhibition at the V&A in 2007. The study explores the pan-European and the trans-Atlantic exchange in material culture for a culture that was under persecution but welcomed and accepted beyond the Franch borders. Clean throughout; tight binding.. First Edition. Black cloth. Fine/Fine.… Read more
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Classic French Wrought Iron

by Lecoq, Raymond; Richard J. Wattenmaker (Foreword); Gregory P. Bruhn (Translated by)

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Ultramarine Books
Published
2005
Condition
Fine
Edition
First English Edition
ISBN
9780393731576
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$25.00

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New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2005 128 pages; densely illustrated in b&w. All manner of leafwork, grillework, hinges, handrails, balconies, ballustrades, locks, keys, bolts and more. Includes forge techniques well illustrated with variously shaped hammers and swages. Originally published in 1999 in Paris. Clean and bright throughout; tight binding.. First English Edition. Blue paper covered boards. Fine/Fine. 11.75"… Read more
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Arts of the City Victorious, Islamic Art and Architecture in Fatimid North Africa and Egypt

by Bloom, Jonathan M.

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Ultramarine Books
Published
2007
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780300135428
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$18.00

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New Haven: Yale Un iversity Press with The Institute of Ismaili Studies, 2007 236 pages; 165 illustrations. " ... a monographic and comprehensive treatment of all the arts of a single key dynasty." Fatimid Art. Included are textiles, ceramics, metalwares, precious metals, rock crystal and glass, woodwork, ivory, books and painting, Clean and bright throughout; tight binding.. First Edition.… Read more
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The Decorative Arts of Sweden

by Plath, Iona

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Ultramarine Books
Published
1948
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$10.00

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1948 246 pages; numerous illustrations, b&w and color. Chapters: Textiles, Ceramics, Metal, Glass, Wood, Wall Paintings. Comprehensive, for example, Textiles includes wall hangings, double weave , coverlets, embroidery, cushions, weaving of various kind, rugs. The spine soiled; boards and interior clean. Minor wear to the spine head and tail.. First Edition. Blue cloth. Very… Read more
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An Introduction to Courtly Jewellery

by Cocks, Anna Somers

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Ultramarine Books
Published
1980
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780273014553
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$5.00

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London: V&A / The Compton Press / Pitman House, 1980 48 pages; 39 color plates. Jewelry of the 15th, 16th and 17th centuries when in England it stood for social class. Clean throughout; tight binding. . First Edition. Glossy Pictorial Boards. Very Good/No Jacket as Issued. 4to.
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Christie's South Kensington: Fans Including the Collection of the Late Dr. Paul van Saanen

by Frost, Patricia

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Ultramarine Books
Published
2004
Condition
Fine
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$30.00

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London: Christie's South Kensington, 2004 48 pages; 239 lots; numerous color illustrations. Clean throughout; tight binding.. Pictorial Wrappers (softcover). Fine. 10 1/2" x 8". Auction Catalogue.
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image of Decorative Art and Modern Interiors : Volume 69, Environments for People

Decorative Art and Modern Interiors : Volume 69, Environments for People

by Schofield, Maria

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Published
1980
Condition
Fine
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$10.00

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New York: William Morrow and Company, 1980 188 pages; numerous illustrations, including color photos, line drawings, floor plans, section views, etc. Homes, offices, sacred spaces, furniture. Clean throughout; tight binding. Dustjacket lightly wrinkled at head of the spine, not torn.. Brown cloth. Fine/Very Good. 4to.
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Gold, Jasper and Carnelian - Johann Christian Neuber at the Saxon Court

by Kugel, Alexis (Edited by)

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Ultramarine Books
Published
2012
Condition
Fine
Edition
First English Edition
ISBN
9781907372360
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$40.00

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London: Paul Holberton publishing, 2012 423 pages; lavishly color illustrated. Background history of Dresden, its Court and the tradition of fine work with gemstones in the eighteenth century. The life of Neuber in the later eighteenth century and a comprehensive view of his works. Toward the back of the book a Catalogue raisonne of Neuber's work includes thumbnail color… Read more
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25th Art News Annual, 1956 ; XXV

by Various

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Ultramarine Books
Published
1956
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Very Good
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New York: The Art Foundation Press, 1956 206 pages; numerous illustrations, color and b&w. U.S. Painting, Recent Directions; A Berenson Anthology; M. Nadar; The Etruscans (Robert Graves); Gauguin: return to Symbolism (Herbert Read) ; Guide to Good Design (Lazette Van Houten). Much of what is illustrated in the Design piece is in high demand today. Clean thoughout; tight binding.. Pictorial… Read more
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image of Furniture 1, Prehistoric Through Rococo with  Furniture 2, Neoclassic to the Present

Furniture 1, Prehistoric Through Rococo with Furniture 2, Neoclassic to the Present

by Bishop, Robert & Patricia Coblentz; Ketchum, William C., Jr.

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Ultramarine Books
Published
1979
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Very Good
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The Smithsonian Institution: Cooper-Hewitt Museum, 1979 Furniture 1: 128 pages; 26 color plates, 99 b&w photographs. Furniture 2: 128 pages; 31 color plates, 98 b&w photographs. Both volumes part of the Smithsonian's Illustrated Library of Antiques. Clean throughout except for a small price notation on front half-titles. Tight bindings.. quarter-cloth / paper boards. Very Good/Very Good. 11" x 8 1/2".… Read more
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image of Silversmiths to the Nation: Thomas Fletcher and Sidney Gardiner, 1808-1842

Silversmiths to the Nation: Thomas Fletcher and Sidney Gardiner, 1808-1842

by Fennimore, Donald L. and Ann K. Wagner; with contributions by Cathy Matson, Deborah Dependahl Waters, Beth Carver Wees

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Ultramarine Books
Published
2007
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9781851495436
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$35.00

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Easthampton, MA: Antique Collectors Club, 2007 288 pages; 88 color plates showing multiple objects of that number. Roughly marking the centenary of the first U.S. exhibition of American silver at the MFA. The Winterthur Museum was pulled-in and the celebration of the Philadelphia silversmiths was underway. The catalog shows many works along with design drawings. Clean throughout; tight binding;… Read more
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image of The Colonial Silversmith: His Techniques & His Products

The Colonial Silversmith: His Techniques & His Products

by Kauffman, Henry J.

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Ultramarine Books
Published
1969
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780883651360
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$15.00

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New York: Galahad Books, 1969 176 pages; numerous illustrations. Tools, materials, techniques of the silver trade in eighteemth-century America well described graphically and with photographs. Clean throughout; tight binding. Dustjacket corners clipped - not price-clipped.. First Edition. Green Cloth. Fine/Very Good. Illus. by Dorothy Briggs. 10' x 7".
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image of Odd Volumes: Book Art from the Allan Chasanoff Collection

Odd Volumes: Book Art from the Allan Chasanoff Collection

by Franks, Pamela (Foreword0; Jock Reynolds (Introduction); Contributions by Andrew Hawkes, Ashley James, Jessica Kempner, et.al.

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Ultramarine Books
Published
2014
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780894679810
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$175.00

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New Haven: Yale Un iversity Art Gallery, 2014 191 pp. text volume; 194-263 pp. images volume. Two volumes in dos-à-dos binding, or back-to-back: fore edges and spines are adjacent and the volumes share a back board at the divide. An extensive collection of book art, which is not books with art within. Rather, individual books, the objects, that heve been… Read more
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Boston Furniture, 1700-1900

by Jobe, Brock and Gerald W.R. Ward (Edited by) with Lynn McCarthy

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Ultramarine Books
Published
2016
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780985254384
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$125.00

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Boston: Colonial Society of Massachusetts , 2016 398 pages; numerous illustrations, most are color photos. Fruit of the 2013 conference, Four Centuries of Massachusetts Furniture and an update to the 1974 Boston Furniture of the Eighteenth Century. Nineteen essays with illustrations reflect on the furniture design, the making , the cabinetmakers and woodworkers. Clean throughout; tight binding; as new..… Read more
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Paris and the Legacy of French Architectural Ceramics

by Tunick, Susan; [et al]

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Ultramarine Books
Published
1997
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Very Good.
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New York: Friends of Terra Cotta Press, 1997 42 pages. Ceramic architectural decoration of Parisian buildings between 1880 and 1930. Includes a walking tour of the buildings with a fold-out map and principal information in French. The body of the book in French, Engish and Japanese text. Clean throughout; pages fresh.. Pictorial Wrapper (softcover). Very Good.. 4to.
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image of Elements of Style: The Art of the Bronze Mount in 18th and 19th Century France

Elements of Style: The Art of the Bronze Mount in 18th and 19th Century France

by Hunter-Stiebel, Penelope

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Ultramarine Books
Published
1984
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Very Good
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New York: Rosenberg & Stiebel, 1984 69 pages; 23 b&w illustrations. Good scope to text and examples: Mounts and corner mounts on all manner of furniture and decorative arts. Clean throughout; tight binding; about fine condition. . Pictorial Wrapper (softcover). Very Good. 8vo. Exhibition Catalogue.
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Menuiserie: The Carved Wood Furniture of 18th Century France

by Hunter-Stiebel, Penelope

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Ultramarine Books
Published
1986
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Very Good
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New York: Rosenberg & Stiebel, 1986 84 pages; 31 b&w illustrations. Good scope to text and examples: wall brackets, tables, frames, chairsstools, candlesticks, daybeds, and more. Clean throughout; tight binding; about fine condition. . Pictorial Wrapper (softcover). Very Good. 8vo. Exhibition Catalogue.
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