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41 The Studio The Studio Year-Book of Decorative Art: A Review of The Latest Developments in the Artistic Construction Decoration and Furnishing of the House
London, Paris, New York The Studio 1913 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 
Book. 4to - over 9. The annual English survey of international design, with many examples of Art Nouveau and/or Jugendstil. Text includes architecture, fireplaces, stained glass & wall decoration, embroidery, textile fabrics, metalwork & pottery in Britain, Germany, Austria, & Hungary. Profusely illust. in b/w with 19 color illust. VG condition. Interior clean, toning to pages. Original wrap cover bound in green cloth boards. The outer cloth boards has soilage and shelfwear, mostly the wear on spine tips. Gilded title/logo moderately bright on cover, slightly faded on spine. Interior VG+. Cover = G. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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42 Tipping, H. Avray English Gardens
London Country Life, LTD 1925 First Edition Cloth Very Good 
Folio. Book. lxiv + 375 pp. Profusely illustrated with black and white photos of grounds surrounding both great country seats as well as more bucolic thatched cottages. Like the other Country Life books authored by Tipping, this one captures a vanishing way of life, and there is a beauty and satisfaction to the black and white photos that can elude color photos. Above all else there is a meticulousness to the prose accompanying the photos that brings a rigor to the subject that is both accessible and yet raises this book from a trivil coffee table book. Gardening is treated not as a minor decorative art but as a glory of civilization, one of history and historical movement, and one deserving of serious contemplation. Minor soilage to green boards. Interior clean and tight. Overall at least very good in condition. The book is extra-heavy, weighing over seven pounds, and so extra shipping charges may have to be added, especially if shipped overseas. 
Price: 350.00 USD
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43 Tipping, H. Avray Grinling Gibbons and the Woodwork of His Age (1648 - 1720)
London Offices of Country Life 1914 First Edition Decorated Cloth Good 
Elephant Folio - over 15. Book. xi + 259 pp. Definitive work on the most famous woodcarver of all time with many sharp black and white photos. Copy is tight, and pages are generally clean, with last two pages of index, and two blank pages following, having cluster of what look like small ink spots in upper corners, not affecting text. Boards, attractively covered with paper to look like wood grain, have some minor shelfwear. upper 1.5 inch and upper right corner have somewhat blackened or soot like film, and some soilage evident on buckrum spine and board overlay. Rear board has loss the size of perhaps a quarter in upper corner where looks as if chewed out, and tiny chip on FEP of adjoining page. Still, overall a good copy. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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44 Vasari, Giorgio; Gaetano Milanesi, Ed. Le Vite De Piu Eccellenti Pittori, Scultori e Architetti Di Giorgio Vasari
Firenze (Florence) G. Barbera 1889 Cloth Very Good 
8vo - over 7. Book. vii + 267 pp., with biographies of Cimabue, di Lapo, Giotto, Orgagna, Ghiberti, Brunelleschi, Niccola e Giovanni, Donato, Frate Giovanni da Fiesole, Perugino, da Vinci, Raffaello da Urbino, Andrea del Sarto. Binding very tight. Pages toned, clean. Light soilage on cream colored cloth, which is over marbled boards. Very good overall. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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45 Ward, James Historic Ornament: Treatise on Decorative Art and Architectural Ornament (2 Volumes)
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1897 Cloth Good 
8vo - over 7. Book. With 436 illustrations. 2 volumes. xx + 409 + 3 ad supp + xvi + 411 + 5 ad supp. Decorated blindstamped green cloth. Some soilage on cloth, some foxing inside. Slight looseness of inner hinge. Overall, good copy. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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On Colour and on the Necessity for a General Diffusion of Taste Among All Classes with Remarks on Laying Out Dressed or Geometric Gardens. Examples of Good and Bad Taste Illustrated By Woodcuts and Coloured Plates in Contrast, Wilkinson, Sir J. Gardner
46 Wilkinson, Sir J. Gardner On Colour and on the Necessity for a General Diffusion of Taste Among All Classes with Remarks on Laying Out Dressed or Geometric Gardens. Examples of Good and Bad Taste Illustrated By Woodcuts and Coloured Plates in Contrast
London John Murray 1858 First Edition Cloth Very Good 
8vo - over 7. Book. xvi + 408 pp + 32 publisher's catalogue + errata page + 8 color pages. Fading to gilt on spine, brigher gilt picture of urn on front board. Spine rebacked well. Binding tight. Some soilage to cloth. Pages clean, toned. A bit of soilage to rear flypaper. Minor bumping to cloth binding on edges. Very interesting treatise on taste at time public was becoming more aware of taste and the beautification of home and garden was becoming a concern of the ever growing middle class. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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47 Zweig, Marianne Zweites Rokoko: Innenraume Und Hausrat in Wien Um 1830-1860
Wien (Vienna) Kunstverlag Anton Schroll & Co. 1924 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 
Book. 4to - over 9. 80pp. 80 plates, 167 photos on text pages. Discusses Rococo Revival in all the decorative arts as pertained to Vienna (German and Austrian trends) in the mid-19th century. Includes not just furniture but fashion, fabrics, lighting, porcelain, silver, etc. Copy is VG +. But for slightest of soilage on boards and flypaper, would be fine. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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