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Rare Decorative Arts Books Rare & Antiquarian Books

If the decorative arts are your passion, you should definitely look through the rare decorative arts below in the Biblio Rare Book Room. There is a wide variety of topics covered in the rare decorative arts section, from textile swatches to the wallpapers of France. Many of the books include beautiful illustrations and how-to guides of certain crafts and specialties, and anyone who loves working with their hands should definitely peruse the rare decorative arts below in the Biblio Rare Book Room.

Emily Post's Etiquette : Blue book of Social Usage,New Edition Completely Revised ,1950, SIGNED on ATTACHED BOOKPLATE by Post reads Award for Good Manners Having been won by Student by EMILY POST aka ( Mrs. Price Post ) SIGNED by author Attached Bookplate Award for Good Manners with TAPE RESIDUE ON EDGES DATED 1951,

Funk & Wagnalls, New York, 1950. HARDBACK NO DUSTJACKET, 1950 , 18th Printing,, NO JACKET ,Hardcover VG CONDITION, Octavo. , SIGNED on ATTACHED BOOKPLATE by Post reads Award for Good Manners Having been won by Student of Eastern High School, with ...



DOEHLER METAL PRODUCTS CORPORATION (NO. 94) 1948 by Doehler Metal Products Corporation

New York: Doehler Tubular Furniture. Very Good. 1948. First Edition. Soft Covers. Clean soft pictorial covers, interior of text is tight, clean & intact. Color illustrations. Laid-in: price list, a1949 fabric color card and 4 pages of tubular tables...

From Nick Bikoff, Bookseller


Girl Scouts Loan Exhibition of Colonial and Early Federal Furniture, Portraits and Glass 1929 by American Art Galleries

New York: American Art Galleries, 1929. This is a very good copy of the original catalog for the 1929 Girl Scouts Loan Exhibition, which has been bound in dark gray cloth, with red and gilt title label on the spine. The original green and gilt printed cat...

From Design Books


Recueil de Marques de Fabriques de Porcelaine Russes by Kaukhnoff, H

Paris: Imprimerie de Vaugirard, 1925. Hardcover. Near Fine. [116] leaves: illustrations; 20 cm. Light blue cloth spine with gilt-tooled spine title: Marques de Porcelaine Russes. Marbled paper over boards. Marbled endpapers. Small armorial bookplate...

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GLORIA VANDERBILT DESIGNS FOR YOUR HOME SIGNED by Vanderbilt , Interior Design & Her Artwork, with complete directions & Diagrams for over 70 Original Needlework, by by Phyllis Hingston Roderick, GLORIA VANDERBILT, SIGNED IN BLACK FELT PEN on Grey Endpapers. Inner DJ Flap $12.95, Illustrated B/W & Color, Photographs by Suzan Wood

Simon & Schuster, NY McCall Pattern Co. , 1977. HBDJ, 1977, 1st edition with #1 in Number Line, Oversized Burgundy HARDCOVER with Silver gilt Titles. Book Condition: VG. Dust Jacket Condition: VG with rub, wear folds of DJ. FIRST EDITION. SIGNED BY...



Modern Furniture By Heywood-Wakefield Trade Catalogue ca. 1930's by Heywood-Wakefield Company

Wakefield,MA: Heywood-Wakefield This is a very good softcover copy with light wear to the blue, black and silver covers. The lower front corner of the cover is chipped. Very clean inside and out. This is an original Heywood-Wakefield Trade Catalogue, not...

From Design Books


Art Deco chromolithographic perfume & cosmetics catalogue for 1926. by [Avon] California Perfume Company

New York: California Perfume Company, [1926]. Oblong folio. Original limp black cloth with fold-over lower cover, bound with metal rivets, title and floral design to upper cover gilt. Chromolithographic title and 31 plates depicting beauty products, each...

From Alembic Rare Books


Maria: The Potter of San Ildefonso by Marriott, Alice

Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 1965. SIGNED by Maria on illustration page "Maria Povika". 10th printing, 1965. Very Good, black cloth boards lightly rubbed, in a Very Good dust jacket, light rubbing at tips. SCARCE with two contempora...

From Dale Steffey Books


The Art and Technique of Pate de Verre by Tokyo Glass Art Institute (Editor)

Japan: Tokyo Glass Art Institute, 1998. Book. Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. This is the first English translation of a major work produced by the Tokyo Glass Art Institute, the world's only educational institution that offers advanced training in this...

From Blind Horse Books [ABAA - FABA]



New York: S. T. Taylor. Very Good+. 1864. Paperback. Clean green paper covers. Tight, clean & intact. Hand colored fashion engravings. ; Hand Colored Plates; 8vo 8" - 9" tall . ...

From Nick Bikoff, Bookseller


Nature and Ornament: Nature the Raw Material of Design [with] Ornament The Finished Product of Design. by Day, Lewis F

London: B. T. Batsford, 1908. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 2 volumes, octavo. Original green cloth, titles to spines and upper boards in white, patterned endpapers. Illustrations throughout. Contemporary ownership inscription to eac...

From Alembic Rare Books


The History of Portrait Miniatures 1531-1860 in 2 Volumes by George C Williamson, Litt. D

London: George Bell and Sons, 1904. First edition, small printing of 520 copies of which 510 were for sale. White linen cloth hardcovers with gilt decorative illustrations on covers and spine. Folio- 15.5" x 12". unsigned. A rare art history reference wr...

From Kabi Rare Books


[Art Nouveau chromolithographic pharmaceutical catalogue] Katalog No. 4. by Michael Birk, Tuttlingen Deutschland

Tuttlingen, Germany: Michael Birk, [c. 1890s]. Quarto. Original limp cloth wrappers blocked in gilt, grey, black, and white, blue endpapers, blue top-stain. 15 double-sided leaves of chromolithographic, metallic-printed, and embossed designs, of which 6 ...

From Alembic Rare Books


Bermuda's Antique Furniture and Silver by Hyde, Bryden Bordley

Baltimore: The Bermuda National Trust. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket price-clipped and lightly worn, price inked on rear jacket flap. 1971. Green cloth binding. xvii, 198pp. Many black and white photos. A comprehensive study of furniture and...

From Old Saratoga Books


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