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Small Houses of the Late Georgian Period 1750 - 1820 by Ramsey, Stanley C.and J.D.M.Harvey

London: The Architectural Press, 1923. This is a very good hardcover set of the two volumes bound in gray blue cloth ruled and titled in gilt. They are both very clean inside and out. One volume belonged to the R.H. Macy Company and has a number of marks …

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$450.00


Art et Decoration. Revue Mensuelle D'Art Moderne January Through December 1913 by Levy, Emile

Paris: Librairie Centrales Des Beaux-Arts , 1910. This is a very good hardcover bound volume of the year 1913 of this most important French periodical about both the fine and decorative arts. Text in French. Very clean inside. Several old page tears and r…

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$350.00


Die anderen Nürnberger. Technisches Spielzeug aus der "Guten alten Zeit" Band 2 by Baecker, Carlernst and Dieter Haas

Frankfurt A.M., Germany: Hobby Haas, 1973. This is a very good hardcover copy with just light wear. Bound in the original publisher's orange boards printed in black and white. Completely clean outside. Very clean inside, page edges darkening a little.…

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$250.00


Die Baukunst Der Neuesten Zeit. by Platz, Gustav

Berlin: Propylaen-Verlag, 1927. This is a very good hardcover copy in the familiar green paper-covered boards with gilt device to the front cover, and black leather spine with red panel printed with gilt titles. Text in German. This is one of the best one…

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$250.00


Modern Cottages and Country Houses by Wattjes, J.G

Amsterdam: Kosmos, 1930. This is a very good hardcover copy in light green cloth with a printed design in blue on the front cover and spine. Very clean inside and out. Text in four languages:Dutch, French, German and English. Brief introductory text. 391 …

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$124.50


Russian Furniture in the Collection of the Hermitage by Sokolova, T

Printed in Soviet Union , 1973. This is a fine hardcover copy in a near fine dustjacket and very good slipcase. Text in English and Russian. Introduction in English as well as descriptions of plates at end in English. 195 plates in black & white and c…

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$245.00


Domestic Colonial Architecture of Tidewater Virginia by Waterman,Thomas and John A.Barrows

New York: Charles Scribner Son's, 1932. This is a very good hardcover copy of the first edition in black cloth, titles in gilt still bright to front cover and spine. Top of spine a trifle worn. Very clean inside and out, but some foxing to endpapers a…

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$225.00


Textiles in America 1650-1870 by Montgomery, Florence M

New York: W.W.Norton & Company, Inc./Winterthur , 1984. This is a fine hardcover copy in a fine dust jacket of the first edition of this standard work. Completely clean inside and out. Stated first edition of Montgomery's exhaustive dictionary of …

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$95.00


Empire und Biedermeier by Lux, Joseph August

Stuttgart: Julius Hoffmann, 1930. This is a very good hardcover portfolio with the text booklet and 80 loose plates with only light wear. The hardcover portfolio has a printed salmon-colored title label, also the same label on the text booklet. The portfo…

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$395.00


Old Kentucky Homes and Gardens by Thomas, Elizabeth Patterson

Louisville, KY: The Standard Printing Company, 1939. This is a very good hardcover copy in blue cloth boards decorated and titled in gilt. Toned and soiled around the edges. Spine faded. Patterned endpapers darkened around the edges, but clean. Blank endp…

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$350.00


Street Types of Great American Cities by Krausz, Sigmund

Chicago/ New York : The Werner Company, 1896. This is a very good hardcover copy in the original elaborately decorated gray cloth binding with titles and decorations in silver. This copy has been professionally restored. Original covers, spine with the or…

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$195.00


Die anderen Nürnberger. Technisches Spielzeug aus der "Guten alten Zeit" Band 5 by Baecker, Carlernst and Dieter Haas

Frankfurt A.M., Germany: Hobby Haas , 1976. This is a very good hardcover copy with just light wear. Bound in the original publisher's purple boards printed in black and white. Completely clean outside. Very clean inside, page edges darkening a little…

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$250.00


Histoire De La Verrerie et de L'Emaillerie by Garnier, Edouard

Tours,France: Alfred Mame et Fils, Editeurs, 1886. Text in French. This is one of the standard reference works on European glassmaking and enamelling. Beginning with ancient Egyptian and Oriental models, it compares and contrasts these with medieval to la…

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$300.00


La Mode by Colas, Louis

Paris: Charles Quinel, 1905. Fascicle 1. 12 full-page color lithographs of early 20th century ladies fashions. "Printemps & Ete 1905" Spring & Summer wear. With a title-page and 2 plates of hats & hairstyles, the other 10 plates are …

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$750.00


The Pottery & Porcelain of Swansea & Nantgarw by Nance, E. Morton

London: B.T.Batsford Ltd., 1942. This is a very good hardcover copy of the first edition. Some foxing to the preliminaries, endpapers and the page-edges. This book was printed on a very soft paper and so has attracted some foxing. Previously owned by the …

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$300.00


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