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Great Museums of the World

Great Museums of the World by Newsweek, Inc. and Arnoldo Mondadori, editors

New York: Newsweek, Inc, 1967 thru 1970. First editions thus, First printings thus. Hardcover. AS NEW/NEAR FINE. ORIGINAL UNCL...

$125.00
Emily Post

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. ...

$309.00
Metropolitan Seminars In Art (Twelve Volume Set & Three Volume Set)

Metropolitan Seminars In Art (Twelve Volume Set & Three Volume Set) by John Canaday

This set of twelve volume books and three volume books is in fair condition. The covers, corners, edges and spines are worn. The...

$350.00
DÉCORATIONS PEINTES POUR DEVANTURES ET INTÉRIEURS DE MAGASINS.

DÉCORATIONS PEINTES POUR DEVANTURES ET INTÉRIEURS DE MAGASINS. by GUÉDY, HENRY

Dourdan, 1900. Dourdan: Émile Thézard (circa 1900). Folio, tan printed paper-covered boards; recent cloth spine; o...

$3,150.00
An antique paper weaving portfolio in the original decorated calf with 78 woven paper patterns done with a needle on 20 large cards for display and instruction, the reverse of each card with a mirrored variation of the patterns on the facing side.

An antique paper weaving portfolio in the original decorated calf with 78 woven paper patterns done with a needle on 20 large cards for display and instruction, the reverse of each card with a mirrored variation of the patterns on the facing side. by An unidentified master weaver working in Germany circa 1870

OFFERING: An exceptional antique needlework offering with 78 paper weaving patterns done with a needle circa 1870 by an unidenti...

$950.00
Rene Lalique: Maitre de Verrier:1860-1945: Analyse de L'oeuvre et Catalogue Raisonné

Rene Lalique: Maitre de Verrier:1860-1945: Analyse de L'oeuvre et Catalogue Raisonné by Lalique, Rene; Marcilhac, Felix

Paris: Editions De L'Amateur, 2004. Third Revised Edition/ 1st printing. Hardcover/Slipcased/Shrinkwrapped. New. ISBN:285...

$674.95
Modern Furniture By Heywood-Wakefield Trade Catalogue ca. 1930's

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 lo...

$250.00
Girl Scouts Loan Exhibition of Colonial and Early Federal Furniture, Portraits and Glass 1929

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 Exhibitio...

$750.00
Nineteenth Century Hat Maker's and Felter's Manuals

Nineteenth Century Hat Maker's and Felter's Manuals by Pufpaff, Suzanne

Hastings, Michigan: Stony Lonesome Press, 1995. First edition. Paperback. Fine/No jacket. 144 pages, illustrated with black an...

$115.00
GLORIA VANDERBILT DESIGNS FOR YOUR HOME SIGNED by Vanderbilt , Interior Design & Her Artwork, with complete directions  & Diagrams for over 70  Original Needlework,

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 HARDCO...

$270.00
Empire und Biedermeier

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 li...

$500.00
The Dictionary Of English Furniture From The Middle Ages To The Late Georgian Period, Three Volumes, Complete, 1924-1927

The Dictionary Of English Furniture From The Middle Ages To The Late Georgian Period, Three Volumes, Complete, 1924-1927 by Macquoid, Percy and Ralph Edwards

Country Life Ltd./ Charles Scribner’s Sons, London and New York, 1924; First Edition; folio (16 1/8 x 11 1/2"); green c...

$1,100.00
The Chairmaker's Workshop: Handcrafting Windsor and Post-and-rung Chairs

The Chairmaker's Workshop: Handcrafting Windsor and Post-and-rung Chairs by Langsner, Drew

Drew Langsner's classic text, The Chairmaker's Workshop published in 1997 by Lark Books. Written to serve as both an introducti...

$102.85
Repertoire de la Majolique Italienne

Repertoire de la Majolique Italienne by Chompret, J

Paris: Les Editions Nomis , 1949. This is a very good two volume set of the original edition with just light wear. Completely cl...

$950.00



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.

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