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Paris: Baranger. Hundreds of mounted black & white illustrations. Short thick 4to, 1/2 burgundy leather, marbled boards (ex. lib. stamp on title). Paris: Baranger, n.d. ca., 1890. Very good (+). Mille reproductions documentaires Armoirs, Bahuts, Cabinets, Cadres, Coffres, Commodes, Consoles, Credences, Sieges, Tables, etc.
London: Goupil, 1904. Many illustrations, rubricated title, 302pp. folio, green cloth. London: Goupil & Co., 1904. Very good. A collection, chiefly of paintings, particularly strong in the 18th century French masters, but with representatives of English, Flemish and Italian schools, furniture, porcelain, and sculpture.
London: Goupil, 1904. Many b/w illustrations, 302pp. 4to, beautifully rebound in full green morocco with floral gilt-decorated covers and spines, raised bands, inner and outer dentelles, a.e.g. London: Goupil & Co., 1904. Near fine. A collection, chiefly of paintings, particularly strong in the 18th century French masters, but with representatives of English, Flemish and Italian schools, furniture, porcelain, and sculpture.
New York: Harcourt, 1974. Illustrated with more than 100 photographs in color and b/w. 232 pages. Thin 4to, pale gray cloth, tattered d.w. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, (1974). First edition. Paperclip impression on one page, otherwise a very good(+) copy in a poor dust wrapper. Inscribed by the author on the half-title.
New York: Altman. Inspired by the early designers & craftsmen of the eighteenth century who created & made furniture of lasting beauty in keeping with the graceful living of the times. Profusely photo illus. 189pp. 4to, cloth; (head & tail of backstrip worn). N.Y.: B.Altman & Co., n.d. Seventh Edition.
Michigan: 1889. Ink drawing on paper. Sheet measures 7 5/8" x 8 3/4". This original ink sketch by Harry Beard depicts a set of furniture in the collection of his brother, Daniel C. Beard. Beard has drawn a table, chair and chest-desk made around the turn of the 19th century. He notes on the drawing that the chest-desk was made of "aromatic wood" on Long Island. This original drawing is in very condition with some wear to the paper. William...
Sao Paulo: DBA, 1999. Numerous color photographs by Tuca Reines. 204 pages oblong 4to, rust boards. (Sao Paulo), DBA, (1999). Fine. Inscribed to Mildred (Schmertz) on the fly leaf by Paul Jacobsen, to whom the books is dedicated. From the library of Mildred Schmertz, former Editor-in-Chief of the Architectural Record.
Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 1990. Many color and b/w photo Illus. 2 Vols. 4to, brown cloth, d.w. Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, (1990, 1991). From the library of Wendell Garrett. Volume one is inscribed by both authors to Wendell Garrett. Volume two is inscribed by Swannee Bennett to Mr. Lyon. Each volume is heavily dampstained on the front flyleaf, half-title page, and title page. The dust wrapper on each volume is lightly dampstained. Otherwise the set is very good...
Bermuda: Trade Development Board, 1936. 51 illustrations, 8 full page watercolors by Adolph Treidlerin, the black & white plates are photographic illustrations by David Knudsen, Walter Rutherford, Thurman Rotan and F.S. Lincoln. 94 pages, tall slim folio, blue and silver cloth. n.p.: (Bermuda Trade Development Board), 1936. Designed and produced by James Albert Wales and Lorraine Follett. Printed in the U.S.A. by Edward Stern & Company, Inc. Philadelphia. Limited First Edition. Near Fine. 1029 of 2000 numbered copies.
Tokyo: Kodansha, 1979. Translated by Katherine Watson. Profusely illustrated with 257 images, many full-page, 50 in color. 199 pages. Square 4to, green cloth. Tokyo: Kodansha, (1979). First edition. A near fine copy, lacking the dust wrapper. Based on rare pieces that can be accurately dated, on excavations, and on depictions of furniture in the paintings of Chinese masters. Includes lacquered and enameled furniture & porcelain furnishings.