Published by Conde Nast, NY, 2006
Magazine. Condition: Good +. 177 pp. plus advertising matter. Moderate wear, thumbed, light rippling of pages. Features show homes in a Moscow duplex, Athens apartment, plantation house in Mustique, a Lithuanian home pluse 3 hotels (Hacienda Puerta in Campeche, Mexico; Hotel de la Paix in Cambodia; Benguerra Lodge in Mozambique). Plus a review of the Aquarius Alfa yacht. Size: 4to -- 11 in Tall.
Seller Inventory # 010279
Published by Whittlesey House (Mc-Graw Hill), NY, 1949
Cloth. Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Fair. First Edition. 136 pp. on coated stock. Large holes on spine of dj mylar protector, and one small hole on spine cloth. Rubbing along top edge. Text clean. Numerous color photos, somewhat faded, throughout. Bibliography. Previous owner's book plate on inside front cover. An anthology of 22 articles originally published in Ladies Home Journal providing a glimpse of various colonial mansions and other old homes still surviving in America (as of the publication date of 1949. Pratt was architecture editor for LHJ. Size: Folio - 13.5 In. Tall By 10.5 In Wide.
Seller Inventory # 004977
Published by Little Brown & Co., Boston, 1989
Trade Paperback. Condition: Good +. No Jacket. 13th Printing. 181 pp., light to moderate wear, several pages with dog-eared creases. Text clean. Binding firm, spine uncreased. Price stickers on front cover. A do-it-yourself guide to furniture projects. Companion the the PBS television series. Size: 4vo -- 10.75 in Tall.
Seller Inventory # 005932
Published by Conde Nast Publications, NY, 2007
Magazine. Condition: Very Good +. 314 pp. on glossy stock. Many color photos. Theme of the issue is a tour of the homes of several designers. The homes featured and their locations are those of Campion Platt, New York's SoHo; Lee F. Mindel, NY Hamptons; Stephen Knollenberg, Douglas, Mich.; Bernard Wharton, Rhode Island's Narragansett Bay; Jacques Grange, Paris; Sandra Nunnerly, New York's Upper East Side; David Hovey, Winnetka, Ill.; S. Marc Thee, Miami; Juan Pablo Molyneux, Paris; Dean Marchetto, New York Catskills; Juan Montoya, Paris; and Suzanne Lovell, Chicago. Size: 4to - -10.75 in Tall.
Seller Inventory # 006080
Published by Meredith Corp., Des Moines, Iowa, 1985
Glossy Boards. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good +. 3rd Printing. 320 pp. of glossy stock. Color photos throughout. A sampling of several different country homes and various furniture styles that fall into the "country" category. Includes a chapter on country gardens. Size: 4to -- 11 in Tall.
Seller Inventory # 005964
Published by Bonanza Books, New York, 1981
Cloth. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good +. Donald Bender (illustrator). 8th Printing. 383 pp. Nearly new, text lightly toned. Slight ding to dj edge. Light edge wear to spine. Gilt titling on brown cloth. Text clean, no markings. Numerous line drawings, plus glossary, reading list, picture index. bibliography. A folksy guide to finding and identifying worthwhile country furniture at auctions, antique shops, junk shops. Pointers for bidding. Size: 12mo -- 7.25 in Tall.
Seller Inventory # 006091
Published by McBride Co., NY, 1957
Cloth and Boards. Condition: Good +. No Jacket. Firsrt Edition. 128 pp. plus 123 b&w glossy photos of various antiques. Bibliography, index. Wear on spine edges, corners rubbed, bottom end has rubbed spot. Text clean, no marking. Light foxing, mainly on endpapers. A layman's guide to broad categories of antiques, primarily those common in American households, ranging from furniture to china, paintings, silver and candlesticks. Based on a syndicated newspaper column. Lots of tidbits of trivia about the history of antiques. Size: 4to --10 In Tall.
Seller Inventory # 009504
Published by Conde Nast Publications, NY, 2009
Magazine. Condition: Very Good +. 150 pp. on glossy stock. Many color photos. Over story is about actor Brad Pitt's project to build affordable stilt ousing in hurricane ravaged section of New Orleans. Other articles: NYC townhouse designed by Samuel Botero; Coastal home in Aptos, Northern California, designed by Ehrlich Architects; the Avasi adobe hotel in Chile's Atacama desert; Ed Tuttle's Thai beach house. Size: 4to - -10.75 in Tall.
Seller Inventory # 003743
Published by Conde Nast, NY, 2002
Magazine / Periodical
Magazine. Condition: Very Good. 282 pp. Nearly new, spine uncreased. A linear iink smudge near spine on front cover, likely a printing error. A package of articles about several luxury homes in New York City, including the minimalist Central Park West penthouse of fashion designer Giorgio Armani, actor Leonard Nimoy's Central Park home; and author John Berendt's light-infused home on the Upper West Side; modernist furniture in Chelsea; a 3-floor wall-window penthouse with a bathroom as its focal point in Manhattan; island architecture spotted on Fifth Avenue, a French-inspired apartment on Central Park and a books-and-art enclave near the UN. Size: 4to -- 11 in Tall.
Seller Inventory # 010370
Published by Conde Nast Publications, NY, 2009
Magazine. Condition: Very Good +. 150 pp. on glossy stock. Many color photos. Over story is about actor Brad Pitt's project to build affordable stilt ousing in hurricane ravaged section of New Orleans. Other articles: NYC townhouse designed by Samuel Botero; Coastal home in Aptos, Northern California, designed by Ehrlich Architects; the Avasi adobe hotel in Chile's Atacama desert; Ed Tuttle's Thai beach house. Size: 4to -- 10.75 in Tall.
Seller Inventory # 0503003743
Published by Craft House/Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Williamsburg Va., 1971
Stiff Wraps. Condition: Very Good +. No Jacket. Later Printing. 201 pp on heavy stock. Many color photos and b&w drawings. Chocolate brown stiff wraps, with Williamsburg manufacturing mark embossed on front cover. Very lightly read, light thumbing. Text clean. More than just a catalog, this is a useful reference book for identifying various furrniture styles and decorative motifs. Introduction gives the background of the Williamsburg restoration project, and a brief overview of the town's coloial history, including its role as capital of colonial Virginia for 80 years. Size: 4to -- 11 in Tall.
Seller Inventory # 009339
Published by Conde Nast, NY, 1998
Magazine / Periodical
Magazine. Condition: Very Good +. 332 pp. Light edgewear, spine uncreased, corner crease on rear cover. Text clean. Historical and contemporary glimpses of the homes of many Hollywood stars, including Jimmy Stewart, Rita Hayworth, Claudette Colbert and Val Kilmer (all shown on front cover), plus Diane Keaton, Joan Blondell & Dick Powell, Boris Karloff, Helen Mirren, Burt Lancaster, Tallulah Bankhead, Charles Laughton, Ann Souther, Gene Autrey and Billy Haines. Other articles include a piece on Sunset Boulevard mansions, landscape architecture by Florence Yoch and film design work for "Meet Joe Black." Size: 4to --11 in Tall.
Seller Inventory # 010312
Published by Praeger Publishers, NY, 1973
Cloth. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Reprint. 246 pp. Close to new, slight rubbing on corners of jacket. Text clean. Detailed survey of pewter found in American homes since colonial times. Includes technical chapters on how it's made. Numerous b&w photos showing examples, markings, etc. Many are taken from the collection of Winterthur, the DuPont estate that is now a museum. Author is a Yale art professor and former director of Winterthur. Besides a catalog of Winterthur's holdings, it includes a list of other important pewter collections in the U.S. Index, bibliography, instructions on cleaning pewter. Note: The guide does not attempt to assign values or track recent sales. Size: 4to-- 10 in Tall.
Seller Inventory # 009916
Published by Conde Nast, NY, 1998
Magazine. Condition: Very Good +. 256 pp. on glossy stock. Light wear, thumbed, a few corner creases. Cover story by David McClintick shows interior of Sinatra's Palm Springs compound. 10-page color spread. Other features include a look at Moere-Numa Park, designed by Isamu Noguchi; Author David Guterson's nostalgia for his boyhood in Seattle; feature on Warsaw palace restorations; a tour of the polo plantation owned by developer Neil Hirsch in Wellington, Fl. ; guide to antique hunting in Westchester County and adjacent Connecticut. Size: 4to -- 11 in Tall.
Seller Inventory # 010303
Published by Overlook Press, Woodstock, N.Y., 1988
Cloth. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good +. 1st American Edition. 175 pp. on coated stock, 150 color photos. Nearly new, small quarter-inch tear on top edge of rear panel of dj. Some crinkling along top edge. Silver foil titling bright and intact. Previous owner's bookplate on front pastedown. Osbore and Little, one of London's leading interior design firms, display their creativity in a variety of rooms in family homes. Many of their designs successfully combine modern elements with period furniture and architectural detail. Informative text explains the principals followed. Rear section gives details on furniture and fabrics displayed. Size: 4to -- 11.25 in Tall.
Seller Inventory # 005284
Published by MVLA, Mount Vernon, Va., 1964
Trade Paperback. Condition: Very Good +. No Jacket. First Edition. 114 pp. Lightly used, Stiff wraps with color photo of Mount Vernon, long view. Maps on endpapers. Numerous color photos of art and furniture at Mount Vernon. Detailed history of how the estate passed through the generations and eventually was preserved. Washington's mansion was an important center of national life in the Revolutionary and Federalist eras. Size: 8vo -- 9 in Tall. Book.
Seller Inventory # 503004657
Published by HarperCollins, NY, 2000
Glossy Colored photo Boards. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. Reprint. 176 pp. on coated stock, color photos throughout. Close to new, no markings. A guide to creating and equipping a home office or work space. The author emphasizes a home office should be carefully designed so that it's not just a junk room. The book was first published in the United Kingdom by Marshall Publications Ltd. Size: 4to -- 11 in Tall.
Seller Inventory # 005782
Published by Thames & Hudson, London, 1998
Trade Paperback. Condition: Near Fine. 224 pp on coated stock. 151 color plates, many more b&w photos. Many full-page photos. A survey of Art Deco design as it reshapeed interior design, both residential and commercial, in the 1930 and 1930s. Frontispiece shows Chrysler Building lobby. Detailed text and captions. Size: 4to -- 11.5 In Tall.
Seller Inventory # 010174
Published by Tuttle Publishing, Boston, 2000
Cloth. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. First Edition. 208 pp., index, bibliography. 200+ photos; many full-page color photos. Guidance for designing a simple, minimalist personal environment according to Zen principles. Covering such topics as work spaces, bedrooms, nature brought indoors, use of bamboo, leaves, wood, liberation from clutter, fusion of East and West design concepts. Size: 4to -- 12 in Tall.
Seller Inventory # 010175
Published by Simon & Schuster, NY, 1953
Cloth & Boards. Condition: Very Good +. No Jacket. 5th Edition. 319 pp on glossy stock; several color photos, numerous b&w photos. Corner lightly bumped, some edgewear on spine. Overall, gray spine cloth and blue boards very clean. Previous owner's small ID stamping on front end paper has been crossed out. Excellent historical resource showing how the modernism of the 1950s, with large plate glass windows, Scandinavian type furniture, etc., was beginning to compete with imitation colonial-style designs from earlier eras. Shipping surcharge will be necessary for this oversized volume. Size: Folio -- 13 in High.
Seller Inventory # 005559