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Your Next Kitchen -- By Hotpoint

By: N/A

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Edison General Electric Appliance Co. Inc.: 1944

Seller ID: 19779


Crisp, clean, interesting booklet extolling the virtues of a Hotpoint kitchen circa the mid-1940's. Clean and tightly bound with a tiny indentation to front cover and a small bit of wear to spine which does not impinge on its integrity.. Measures 7-1/4"x9-3/4" and features 24 pages. All are illustrated with color art, plus diagrams showing each area of the kitchen and laundry. Steel cabinets were a hot ticket and each configuration had its own name. There was ev... View more info

Benjamin Baldwin: An Autobiography in Design

By: Baldwin, Benjamin

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, W W Norton & Co Inc: 1995

Seller ID: 20506CN


Beautiful book -- no names or writing, no tears or chips, and most handsome in brand new mylar. Measures 10-1/2"x 10-1-1/4". No price clip. Printed on high quality coated paper and illustrated lavishly with both black and white and color photographs. Though he concentrates on interior design, Baldwin was trained as an architect at Princeton and brings this education to the composition of his roomscapes. Here he tells his story through his work from his own first... View more info

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Studies in Design

By: Dresser, Christopher

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Layton, Utah, U.S.A., Gibbs Smith: 2002

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 23018


Crisp, beautiful book, beautifully designed with much gilt decoration to face board. No bumps, no names or writing, and pages and page edges pristine. Jacket shows mild wrinkling to very top edge, but this almost disappears in brand new mylar. Has not been price-clipped. Originally published in 1875, but today a classic for those interested in both the Arts and Crrafts and Modernist movements. The work of Christopher Dresser is showcased with text. Influenced by carpets... View more info

The Use of Wide-Seamless Carpet in Decoration

By: Dudley, Clara

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Alexander Smith Rugs and Carpets: 1931

Edition: No Edition Stated

Seller ID: 13821


Very uncommon piece of ephemera in excellent condition. Covers and pages of this oversized piece are clean as a whistle inside and out. Glasscine overwrap has a diagonal crease to bottom front corner, a thin line of browning from top to bottom at front and at rear a few tiny edgetears. Beautfully illustrated with color renderings of rooms -- also includes a color chart with 18 hues and suggestions for their use. This is an important piece, as Alexander Smith & Sons by 1... View more info

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Kilims: Decorating With Tribal Rugs

By: Elizabeth Hilliard

Price: $20.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Soma Books: 1999

Edition: First Ptinting

Seller ID: 30021


This is a beautiful book -- no chips, creases, writing and tears. It hasn't even been price-clipped and will arrive in a brand new mylar cover. This book measures 9" square and has 147 pages. some of which has toned very light at the edges. The potographs here are wonderful -- alll in color and numbered over 130. The book excplains colors, patterns, symbols, and history of tribal rugs, plus all the technical terms used by the dealers. I also discussed how to know how ... View more info

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Nineteenth-Century Decoration: The Art of the Interior

By: Gere, Charlotte

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A., Harry N Abrams Inc: 1989

Seller ID: 25470


A sumptuous feast of a book in like new condition. No defect, no names or writing, and jacket in brand new mylar cover. Gift worthy. Measures 10-1/2"square and has 408 pages replete with 500 illusrtrations, a full half of whcih are in full color. Text is deivided into chronological sections -- 1800-1820, 1820-1840, 1840-1860; 1860-1880, and 1880-1900. Covers the town house, the country house, the conservatory, and the cottage.Not a "fluff book" -- serious inf... View more info

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Herter Brothers: Furniture and Interiors for a Gilded Age

By: Howe, Katherine S.;Frelinghuysen, Alice Cooney;Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.);Museum of Fine Arts, Houston;High Museum of Art

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A., Harry N Abrams Inc: 1994

Seller ID: 24911


Collectors and interior designers will find this one most interesting and enlightening as the entire book drills down on the contributions of two people, Gustave and Christian Herter, who fled their native Germany, Gustave in 1848, Christian in 1875, to set up shop in the United States. As early as 1858 Gustave was selling furniture to the White House.This is an antique lover's dream book because of the intense concentration on one facet of antique furniture and design d... View more info

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Westmoreland and Portland Places: The History and Architecture of America's Premier Private Streets, 1888-1988

By: Hunter, Julius K.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Columbia, Missouri, University of Missouri Press: 2000

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 28209


Beautiful book focusing on the private streets of Westmoreland and Portland, Missouri. It's oversized at 10-1/2" tall and 14" wide. Book itelf is bound in green cloth and shows no bumps and no names or writing. Only fault is a bit of wavines to top edge at back pages. Otherise pristine. The jacket is likewise lovely with no chips or tears, but does have some scratches to front which can only be seen in "the right light." Book is beautifully illustrated with photographs... View more info

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Ville Venete Deluxe Edition Hardcover and Slipcase (NEW in shrinkwrap)

By: Manicelli, Francesco

Price: $45.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Arsenale Editrice: 2006

Edition: Deluxe Edition

Seller ID: 28150


Beautiful deluxe edition BRAND NEW in original slipcase. The book comes with a dustjacket as well as a slipcase. It measures 11" x 13" and has 318 pages with many photographs. The book is an homage to the architecture and artistry of Italian builders and designers. Would make a lovely gift. View more info

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Masterpieces of European Furniture

By: Margon, Lester

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Architectural Book Publishing Company: 1968

Seller ID: 27007


Book itself is very clean with bright yellow cloth boards. Jacket is completely intact including original price, but does show tiny edge tears, sunning to spine which turned it blue, and chip to top front edge and another to lower front corner (see photo). Looks very handsome in brand new mylasr cover. Book measures 8-1/2"x11" and has 188 pages including index. Printed on quality coated paper and is profusely illustrated with black and white photographs and detailed d... View more info

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A Documentary History of American Interiors: From the Colonial Era to 1915

By: Mayhew, Edgar de Noailles

Price: $30.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Scribner: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 27221TB


Very nice, clean book with no names or writing and no bumps to boards. Clean as a whistle inside and out. Dustjacket has been price-clipped, but is otheriwse without fault and will arrive in brand new mylar cover. Book is oversized at 9"x11-1/2" and has 399 pages including index. Beautifully illustrated throughout in both black and white and color. Traces the styles of American interiors from the colonial period to WWI. View more info

Within the Fairy Castle: Colleen Moore's Doll House at the Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago

By: Moore, Colleen;Museum of Science and Industry (Chicago, Ill.);the Museum of Science and Industry;Neff, Terry Ann R.;Rose, Scott H.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Bulfinch press/ Little Brown: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 28314


Crisp, beautiful book. No bumps to boards, no tears or chips to jacket, no price-clip, and no names or writing. Pages are bright nd clean and pritned on quality coated paper.. Book looks most handsome in brand new mylar. Illustrated throughout in full color. A gift to the museum from Colleen Moore, silent film star and original flapper, The Fairy Castle dollhouse has delighted museum-goers since 1949. Fourteen rooms, created by Hollywood set designers, and exquisite min... View more info