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1 La Certosa Di Pavia
Bergamo Istituto Italiano d'Arti Grafiche Editore 1910 Hardcover Fine 
Book. 4to - over 9. N.d., circa 1910, with early color photos, 15 in all, of historic monastery in Padua. Vellum binding, with pretty floreate decoration under title, and stiff stock of paper used to mount photos. All photos with tissue guard. Trivial wear of binding. Fine condition overall. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Sherwin-Williams Paint and Color Style Guide Combination Edition.  Color Suggestions for Your Home Prepared by Sherwin-Williams Decorative Studios
2 Sherwin-Williams Paint and Color Style Guide Combination Edition. Color Suggestions for Your Home Prepared by Sherwin-Williams Decorative Studios
Sherwin-Williams Decorative Studios 1941 First Edition thus Binder Good 
149 pp. Oversized and heavy style spiral book, measuring 19 by 16.5 inches, slightly oblong. (47 by 41 cm.) Great resource for pictorial overview of mainstream American decorative styles and taste around 1940, with big splashy pictures of both exteriors and interiors. One leaf appears missing (C123/4). Comparatively light wear to the black binder. Middling soiling of the title, and some finger smudging and other use evident in margins of other leaves. Many leaves not attached to very bottom loop of spiral, but all leaves are still firmly bound otherwise. Light ex-lib, with perforated library stamp on title. 
Price: 500.00 USD
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Thomas Reynold & Son Limited Catalogue No. 132. Builders' and Plumbers' Merchants. Wholesale Ironmongers. Iron and Steel Merchants. We also Specialize in Engineers, Smiths, Motor Engineers and Body Builders' Requirements. Paints, Oils and Colours.
3 Thomas Reynold & Son Limited Catalogue No. 132. Builders' and Plumbers' Merchants. Wholesale Ironmongers. Iron and Steel Merchants. We also Specialize in Engineers, Smiths, Motor Engineers and Body Builders' Requirements. Paints, Oils and Colours.
Bristol, UK St. Stephen's Bristol Press, Limited 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good 
Book. 4to - over 9 - 12" tall. Undated, from the 1930s. 392 pp. Large trade catalogue for hardware, fireplaces, plumbing fixtures, tools, etc. Especially strong and useful to today's student of material culture in areas of fireplace and heater design and in bathroom fixtures. With some color of fireplace suites and tiles. Wear along rear gutter, and mild soilage to red cloth boards. Otherwise, tight and generally clean. A very good copy. With an order form loosely inserted contained handwritten order. 
Price: 90.00 USD
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Versailles:  Palais, Musee, Jardins
4 Versailles: Palais, Musee, Jardins
Paris Imprimerie D'E. Duverger 1850 Cloth Bound Good 
4to - over 9. Book. 47 plates (steel engravings mostly), with text interspersed. Probably was published as souvenir of the Palace and Trianons, with attractive pictures and concise historical and architectural explanations. Leather spine scuffed a bit, gilding fairly bright. Rubbing to joints. Binding tight. Gilded foreedges. Ribbon placemark intact. Foxing mostly on blank back sides of plates, but gives the interior a certain quality of grubbiness. Overall, good. 
Price: 120.00 USD
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The History of the Abbey Church of St. Peter's Westminster, Its Antquities and Monuments (2 Volumes), Ackermann, R.
5 Ackermann, R. The History of the Abbey Church of St. Peter's Westminster, Its Antquities and Monuments (2 Volumes)
London R. Ackermann 1812 First Edition Full Contemporary Calf Very Good 
Folio - over 12. Book. First edition. 83 plates, 81 of which are handcolored. Aymer de Valance plate, or half title plate of second volume, credited to Pugin. Bindings are both tight. Spines rebacked. Calf vibrant and healthy re boards, excepting some edgewear, with small spot of calf worn through on vol 1. Some bumping of corners w/ also calf worn through in some corners. Spines have suffered dryness and cracking, but original spines preserved and mounted in rebacking. Bright gilding on calf boards. Plates are by and large clean. Considerable offsetting of plates. Otherwise, text pages are generally clean, with a few pages with foxing in volume 2. Overall, a very attractive set. If serious interest, I would rather send photos than have you rely on description. 
Price: 3000.00 USD
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6 Aldin, Cecil Old Manor Houses
London William Heinemann, Ltd. 1923 First Limited Edition Quarter Vellum Very Good 
Copy 142 of 380 copies signed by Aldin, and with an original sketch of dog by Aldin beneath limitation. 4to. 109 pp. Twelve mounted color plates and numerous tinted text drawings by Aldin, who also wrote the bantering -styled text which takes us through six old English manor houses, discussing their history, their charm, their quirks, their legacy, their inhabitants. The text perfectly mirrors and augments the illustrations tinged with a wistful nostalgic charm and perhaps a elusive gauzy quality. Covers are soiled. Some light fox marks here and there but generally the pages are clean and fresh. 
Price: 900.00 USD
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7 Alexandra Artley, Editor The Golden Age of Shop Design: European Shop Interiors 1880 - 1939
New York Whitney Library of Design 1976 Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Book. 128 pp., with most pages filled with photos of department and specialty stores of all kinds decorated in Beaux Arts, Art Nouveau and Art Deco styles. Other than small stamp, SS in small circle, which appears on lower foreedge, fine copy, with fine DJ protected by mylar. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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Bauen + Wohnen in Der Schweiz 1850 - 1920, Birkner, Othmar
8 Birkner, Othmar Bauen + Wohnen in Der Schweiz 1850 - 1920
Zurich Artemis Verlag 1975 First Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Jacket 
Book. 4to - over 9. 216 pp. Covers all aspects and kinds of Swiss architecture during seventy year period. Revival styles to modernistic buildings. Many black and white illustrations and photos impart the richness and variety of Swiss buildings from this time, which more than any other period has left its stamp on Zurich and the other significant cities of Switzerland. Sections on gardens, monuments, etc. Such buildings as the Swiss Parliament and the large museums of Bern and Zurich (Historisches Museum and Landesmuseum, for example) are featured. An excellent copy. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Dictionnaire Raisonne D'architecture et Des Sciences et Arts Qui S'y Rattachent (4 Volume set), Bosc, Ernest
9 Bosc, Ernest Dictionnaire Raisonne D'architecture et Des Sciences et Arts Qui S'y Rattachent (4 Volume set)
Paris Firmin-Dido et Cie. 1883 Second Edition Full Leather Near Fine 
4to - over 9. Book. Second edition, which in this case is the preferable edition for completeness and uniformity as well as greater number of chromolithographic plates, which in this edition total 40! Many other text illustrations in black and white. Some rubbing by the joints and minor scuffing to spine. Boards clean. Bindings tight. Interiors clean and tight. Plates (chromo plates) clean and bright. Near fine. 
Price: 600.00 USD
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10 Clouston, R. S. English Furniture and Furniture Makers of the 18th Century. Illustrated
London Hurst and Blackett 1906 First edition Cloth Very Good 
xii, 362, [2] pp. Useful source because chapters devoted not just to the likes of Chippendale, Hepplewhite, Sheraton and Robert Adam, but also to Robert Manwaring, Ince and Mayhew, Mattias Lock, Robert and Richard GIllow, and others, designers who also were influential with their pattern or design books as well as in the case most obviously of Gillows, actual manufacturing. Also written in an almost conversational style, notwithstanding what now might come across as a quaintness of phrasing, inviting to the non-specialist. Throughout photographic illustrations of furniture and patterns. This is a comparatively rare title, not to be confused with a somewhat similarly titled book by Kate Clouston. Some shelfwear to green cloth. Slight fraying of the cloth at the spine extremities. Tight, with clean age-toned pages. Bookplate of W.R. Grace on FEP. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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11 Drury, John Historic Midwest Houses
New York Bonanza Books 1947 Hardcover Fine Very Good Jacket 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12 Ferrari, Giulio Il Legno Nell'Arte Italiana, Reporduzioni in Parte Inedite Di Saggi Dal Periodo Romanico al Neo-Classico, 277 Plates, 451 Illustrations
Milano Ulrico Hoepli 1930 First Edition Cloth Good 
4to - over 9. Book. Undated, circa 1930. 24 pp. of text. Cloth repair in upper front gutter and lower rear gutter. A little fraying in lower joints. Spine lettering rubbed. Interior clean. Good or better overall. 
Price: 145.00 USD
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13 Girouard, Mark Town and Country
Cumberland, Rhode Island, U.S.A. Yale Univ Pr 1992 0300051859 / 9780300051858 Cloth Fine Fine Jacket 
4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Book. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14 Handlin, David American Home: Architecture and Society 1815-1915
Boston Little, Brown 1979 0316343005 / 9780316343008 First Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Jacket 
Price: 15.00 USD
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15 Hirth, Georg Das Deutsche Zimmer Der Gothik Und Renaissance Des Barock-, Rococo- Und Zopfstils
Munchen & Leipzig G. Hirth's Verlag 1886 Third Edition Hardcover Very Good 
Book. 4to - over 9. xii, 452 pp., 370 text illustrations, some full page. This is a classic work on interior design. It is especially strong in the coverage of Gothic and Renaissance styles as interpreted in the Teutonic world, but it carries on to what is known elsewhere as the Empire style and of course the Rococo. Much attention is given to the development of form, as with such things as a chair. Illustrations with Kronleuchte and other decorative elements that are intimately associated with German style abound. VG. Some sunning to spine. A little fraying to cloth around gutter. Slight bumping to corner. Interior clean, age toned. Grubby stain on fore-edge onto rear board, inside, but only affecting a few pages in the most trivial manner. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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16 Kennedy, Roger G.;Kotz, Jack;Hall, John M. Greek Revival America
Edison, New Jersey, U.S.A. Stewart Tabori & Chang 1989 1556700946 / 9781556700941 Hardcover Fine 
Book. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. 456 pp., beautifully illustrated with photographs of Greek Revival mansions, interiors, public buildings. Roger Kennedy was the head of the National Trust for Historic Preservation and author of several lavish books on architecture. This is perhaps his most magnificent production, and it has become one of the standard references on the style, which had not received a good treatment for several decades. Greek Revival is far more than just another architectural style; it expressed the hopes and pretensions of the early Republic, and it is that sentimental or philosophical attachment which makes the study of it so much richer than merely the admiration of old buildings. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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17 Lamb, Martha J. The Homes of America
New York Appleton and Company 1879 First Edition Decorated Cloth Very Good 
4to - over 9. Book. 256pp. Contents include the Colonial Period, Later Period, and Modern Period. Many famous houses, such as that of Frederick Church, Washington Irving; many in Newport RI (not the Vanderbilt mansions yet to be built), the White House. Homes from Saratoga, Charleston, Cambridge, Tarrytown, Virginia, and on and on. Illustrated by 103 B&W illustrations. Slight shake to inner hinge. Pages clean, as in pictorial decoration on cover, spine. Minimal shelfwear. Gilded foreedges. Overall, VG. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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18 Lane, Mills;Martin, Van Jones Architecture of the Old South
New York, New York, U.S.A. Abbeville Pr 1993 1558590447 / 9781558590441 Hardcover As New As New Jacket Jacket 
Price: 30.00 USD
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19 Lay, K. Edward The Architecture of Jefferson Country: Charlottesville and Albemarle County, Virginia
Charlottesville, Virginia, U.S.A. Univ of Virginia Pr 2000 0813918855 / 9780813918853 Hardcover Like New Like New Jacket 
4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Book. 362 pp. Professor Lay is the foremost authority on Virginia architecture, and this was his life's work. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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20 Lenygon, Francis The Decoration and Furniture of English Mansions During the XVII & XVIII Centuries
New York, London Charles Scribner's Sons, T. Werner Laurie 1909 First Hardcover Fine 
Book. Folio - over 12. xii + 215 pp. Fine condition. Only slightest of toning to pages and negligible soilage on spine. A beautiful copy. Many tipped in photo plates. Photo(s) available upon request. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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