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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
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
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
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
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
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
Amish: The Art of the Quilt

Amish: The Art of the Quilt by Hughes, Robert

NY: Knopf, 1990. First edition. Hard cover in dust jacket and publisher's slipcase. Published NY: Knopf, 1990. Square folio,...

$125.00
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
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
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
American Decorative Arts: 360 Years of Creative Design

American Decorative Arts: 360 Years of Creative Design by Bishop, Robert; Coblentz, Patricia

NY: Harry N. Abrams, 1982. First edition. Hard cover in dust jacket. Published NY: Abrams, 1982, first printing. Folio, 10 1/4&q...

$125.00
Moderne Flachen-Dekors. Herausgegeben Von Der  Zeitschrift "Das Interieur"

Moderne Flachen-Dekors. Herausgegeben Von Der Zeitschrift "Das Interieur"

Vienna: Eduard Kosmack, 1913. Small 4to, portfolio with cloth spine and printed pictorial boards with paper flaps designed by Er...

$2,500.00
Selections from the Writings of John Ruskin.

Selections from the Writings of John Ruskin. by John Ruskin

Ruskin, John. Selections from the Writings of John Ruskin. Smith Elder. 1863. 8vo. Contemporary full tree calf, gilt border, dec...

£100.00
Le Meuble-Toilette:  Toilettes Poudreuses, Toilettes-Coiffeuses  Portatives, Miroirs et Psyches, Styles Louis XV, Louis XVI Premier et  Second Empire

Le Meuble-Toilette: Toilettes Poudreuses, Toilettes-Coiffeuses Portatives, Miroirs et Psyches, Styles Louis XV, Louis XVI Premier et Second Empire by Dumonthier, Ernest

Paris: Editions Albert Morance. Very Good; Folder toned and scuffed, booklet toned.. 1923. Softcover. Booklet describing elegant...

$125.00



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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