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Lino Tagliapietra da Murano allo Studio Glass/Opere 1954-2011

By Rosa Barovier Mentasti and Sandro Pezzoli, Eds

Marsilio, 2011. Original wraps. Near Fine. INSCRIBED BY THE GLASSMAKER LINO TAGLIAPIETRA on the title page. A very sharp copy to boot of the catalogue based on the February-March 2011 exhibition at Venice's Instituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti. Clean and Near Fine in its pictorial wrappers, with crisp, brilliant color reproductions thruout. Quarto, text exclusively in Italian.

$200.00

Murano-Glas im 20.Jahrhundert/20th Century Murano Glass

By Marc Heiremans

Stuttgart: Arnoldsche Art Publishers, 1996. Cloth. Very Good +/Very Good +. A tight, very presentable copy of the 1996 1st edition. Solid and VG+ in a crisp, VG+ dustjacket, with very minor soiling along the lower-edges and one small closed tear along the front panel's top-edge. Tall quarto, sharp color reproductions thruout. Text in both English and German.

$100.00

Art Glass by Archimede Seguso

By Umberto Franzoni, Ed

Venice: Arsenale Editrice, 1991. Boards. Near Fine/Near Fine. A handsome copy of the catalogue based on the June-September 1991 exhibition at Venice's Palazzo Ducale. Clean and Near Fine in a crisp, Near Fine dustjacket. Quarto, text in English, high-quality color reproductions thruout.

$100.00

Venini Glass

By Franco Deboni

Umberto Allemandi & C., 1996. Boards. Near Fine/Very Good +. A very solid copy of the 1996 1st edition, in its less common hardback. Tight and Near Fine in a crisp, VG+ dustjacket, with very light soiling along the lower rear panel. Tall quarto, bright, vivid color reproductions thruout. Tall quarto, text in English.

$150.00

The Technique of the Poster
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The Technique of the Poster

By Leonard Richmond, Ed

London: Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, 1933. Cloth. Near Fine. A crisp, very impressive copy of the 1933 1st edition. Tight and Near Fine in its printed beige cloth, with clean, tight boards. Internally, very sharp as well, with no writing or markimgs of any kind. Quarto, lovely tipped-in color plates thruout.

$150.00

Nouvelles Devantures et Agencements de Magasins (Complete with 60 Plates)
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Nouvelles Devantures et Agencements de Magasins (Complete with 60 Plates)

By G. Henriot

Paris: Ch. Moreau, 1920. Boards. Very Good +. The original edition of this sumptuous collection of deco-ish photographs of Paris storefronts and store fixtures, c. 1920. Complete with 60 loose (as issued) plates, all 60 in rich gravure and all titled and briefly described in the "Table des Planches". The plates are in crisp, lovely, Near Fine to Fine condition and are housed in a beige, pictorial chemise (or portfolio), with light-blue cloth backing and the original, unworn ribbon-ties in place. Light wear along the portfolio's spine ends, light soiling at the rear panel. Still though, sharp and very presentable. Oblong folio, wonderful look at the elegant boutiques and shops of post-World War I Paris.

$650.00

Peter Carl Faberge: Goldsmith and Jeweller to the Russian Imperial Court and the Principal Crowned Heads of Europe (Edition De Luxe)
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Peter Carl Faberge: Goldsmith and Jeweller to the Russian Imperial Court and the Principal Crowned Heads of Europe (Edition De Luxe)

By Henry Charles Bainbridge

New York: B.T. Batsford Ltd, 1949. 1/2 leather. Near Fine. A very handsome copy of the uncommon 1949 Edition De Luxe, "the text printed on handmade paper and the work specially bound in half-Niger morocco of which 100 copies are reserved for sale in the United States". Tight and Near Fine, with 5 raised bands and bright gilt-titling along the spine and crisp gilt-insignia to the front panel. Just a touch of very light, almost imperceptible spotting to the yellow linen boards. Internally immaculate, with no writing or markings of any kind. Thick, tall quarto, top-edge gilt, deckled fore and bottom-edges. Foreword by Sacheverell Sitwell, 126 crisp black-and-white (and occasional color) plates thruout. Also includes the publisher's light-blue cloth slipcase, which shows minor wear along the edges.

$750.00

Art Decoration Applied to Furniture
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Art Decoration Applied to Furniture

By Harriet Prescott Spofford

New York: Harper & Brothers, 1878. Decorative Cloth. Near Fine. A lovely copy of the 1878 2nd edition, in its dramatic, gilt-decorated green cloth, Clean and Near Fine, with brilliant gilt-design adorning the front panel and spine. Internally, sharp as could be, with no writing or markings of any kind. Octavo, handsome engravings thruout complementing the text.

$100.00

Illustrated Catalogue of Early English Earthenware
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Illustrated Catalogue of Early English Earthenware

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London: Burlington Fine Arts Club, 1914. Cloth. Near Fine. A tight, lovely copy of the 1914 1st edition of this uncommon illustrated catalogue itemizing the collection of Early English Earthenware held at the Burlington Fine Arts Club. London. Clean and Near Fine in its light-red cloth, with bright gilt-titling along the front panel and spine. Just a touch of very light scuffing to the rear panel, otherwise clean as could be and, internally, immaculate, with no writing or markings of any kind. Tall quarto, crisp, very handsome gravure plates at the rear documenting the collection.

$1000.00

The Earle Collection of Early Staffordshire Pottery: Illustrating Over 700 Different Pieces
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The Earle Collection of Early Staffordshire Pottery: Illustrating Over 700 Different Pieces

By Major Cyril Earle, T.D.

London: A. Brown and Sons, Limited, 1915. Cloth. Very Good +. A handsome, tight copy of the 1915 1st edition. Solid and VG+ in its light-brown cloth, with bright gilt-design and titling along the front panel and spine. Light bumping to the upper tips, just a touch of very mild darkening along the front hinge. Tall quarto, beautiful color frontispiece. Top-edge gilt, deckled fore and bottom-edges.

$100.00

Old-Pewter: Its Makers and Marks in England, Scotland & Ireland--An Account of the Old Pewterer & His Craft
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Old-Pewter: Its Makers and Marks in England, Scotland & Ireland--An Account of the Old Pewterer & His Craft

By Howard Herschel Cotterell

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1929. Cloth. Very Good +. A solid copy of the 1929 1st edition. Tight and VG+ in its russet cloth, with bright gilt-titling along the front panel and spine. Very light spotting --and a touch of scuffing-- at the rear panel, otherwise clean as could be. Thick quarto, 5 fold-out "touchplates" at the rear. "Illustrating all known marks and secondary marks of the old pewterers with a series of plates showing the chief types of their wares" (from the title page).

$100.00

Baltimore Furniture: The Work of Baltimore and Annapolis Cabinetmakers from 1760 to 1810
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Baltimore Furniture: The Work of Baltimore and Annapolis Cabinetmakers from 1760 to 1810

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The Baltimore Museum of Art, 1947. Cloth. Near Fine. A tight, very sharp copy of the catalogue based on the February-April 1947 exhibition at the Baltimore Museum of Art. Clean and Near Fine in its wine-red cloth, with bright gilt-titling and device along the front panel and spine. Quarto, crisp, high-quality black-and-white reproductions thruout.

$100.00

The Henry H. Weldon Collection -- English Pottery: Stoneware and Earthenware 1650-1800
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The Henry H. Weldon Collection -- English Pottery: Stoneware and Earthenware 1650-1800

By Leslie B. Grigsby

London: Sotheby's Publications, 1990. Cloth. Near Fine/Near Fine. A near-pristine copy of the 1990 1st edition, #468 of 800 copies issued. Tight and Near Fine in a crisp, Near Fine dustjacket. Tall, thick quarto, hundreds and hundreds of first-rate color reproductions thruout.

$500.00

Treen and Other Wooden Bygones: An Encyclopaedia and Social History
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Treen and Other Wooden Bygones: An Encyclopaedia and Social History

By Edward H. Pinto

London: G. Bell & Sons, 1976. Cloth. Fine/Near Fine. A virtually pristine copy of the 1976 2nd printing. Clean and Fine in a crisp, Near Fine dustjacket. Thick quarto, 458 pgs., including hundreds of black-and-white photos of the world-class Edward Pinto collection supplementing the text.

$200.00

Paktong: The Non-Tarnishable Chinese 'Silver' Alloy Used for 'Adam' Firegrates and Early Georgian Candlesticks
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Paktong: The Non-Tarnishable Chinese 'Silver' Alloy Used for 'Adam' Firegrates and Early Georgian Candlesticks

By W.D. John and Katherine Coombes

Newport, England: The Ceramic Book Company, 1970. Full leather. Very Good. The 1970 1st edition, limited to 500 copies. Tight and VG in its turquoise-blue leatherette, with bright gilt-titling and bordering along the front panel. Light wear along the spine ends and hinges, light scuffing to the rear panel. Internally immaculate, with no writing or markings of any kind. Tall quarto, "with a coloured frontispiece and 50 plates" complementing the text.

$50.00

The Longridge Collection of English Slipware and Delftware (In 2 Vols. and Slipcase)
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The Longridge Collection of English Slipware and Delftware (In 2 Vols. and Slipcase)

By Leslie B. Grigsby

London: Jonathan Horne Publications, 2000. Cloth. Fine/Fine. An immaculate copy of the 2000 1st edition, complete in 2 exhaustive volumes and slipcase. Both volumes tight and Fine in crisp, Fine dustjackets. Tall quartos, with hundreds and hundreds of lovely color reproductions thruout. Contributions by Michael Archer, Margaret Macfarlane and Jonathan Horne. Vol. I: Slipware; Vol. 2: Delftware. Also includes a handsome, Near Fine example of the publisher's printed light-brown slipcase.

$750.00

Examples of Early English Pottery: Named, Dated and Inscribed
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Examples of Early English Pottery: Named, Dated and Inscribed

By John Eliot Hodgkin, F.S.A., and Edith Hodgkin

London: Self-published (Printed by Cassell and Co.), 1891. The 1891 1st edition, #354 of 500 copies issued by subscription on small paper. Solid and VG in its beige cloth, with soiling at the panels, light wear along the spine ends and a tipped-in page featuring a former owner's (Francis Frederick Fox) armorial bookplate. Light foxing as well to the preliminaries and a bit of bumping at the tips. Folio, 187 pgs., including wonderful lithographed illustrations thruout.

$150.00

The Lear Collection: A Study of Copper-Alloy Socket Candlesticks --A.D. 200-1700
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The Lear Collection: A Study of Copper-Alloy Socket Candlesticks --A.D. 200-1700

By Christopher Bangs

Easton, PA and London: King's Hill Publications/Christopher Bangs, 1995. Hardcover. Near Fine. An all-but-pristine copy of the 1995 1st edition. Tight and Fine in its dark cloth, with bright gilt-titling and pasted-on photograph to the front panel. One or two very faint marks along the rear panel, otherwise immaculate. Quarto, 180 crisp black-and-white plates plus a number of color plates.

$250.00

The John Brown House Loan Exhibition of Rhode Island Furniture: Including Some Notable Portraits, Chinese Export Porcelain & Other Items (May 16-June 20 1965)
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The John Brown House Loan Exhibition of Rhode Island Furniture: Including Some Notable Portraits, Chinese Export Porcelain & Other Items (May 16-June 20 1965)

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Providence, RI: The Rhode Island Historical Society, 1965. Cloth. Fine/Very Good +. A very sharp copy of this catalogue of the May-June 1965 furniture exhibition at the Rhode Island Historical Society. Clean and Fine in its light-brown cloth, with decorative blindstamping to the front panel. And in a crisp, VG+ example of the publsher's glassine dustjacket, with very light chipping at the spine ends and the tips. Quarto, 178 pgs, including crisp black-and-white photos to the versoes.

$100.00

Chinese Furniture: Hardwood Examples of the Ming and Early Ch'ing Dynasties
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Chinese Furniture: Hardwood Examples of the Ming and Early Ch'ing Dynasties

By Robert Hatfield Ellsworth

New York: Random House, 1971. Cloth. Near Fine. A very sharp copy of the 1971 1st edition. Tight and Near Fine in its split pea-green cloth, with bright gilt-design and titling along the front panel and spine. Just a touch of very light marking at the rear panel's top-edge, otherwise clean as could be. Folio, lovely color and crisp black-and-white illustrations (many of them gravures) thruout. Aso includes a solid, VG+ example of the publisher's pictorial card slipcase, witha bit of light abrading to the rear panel.

$250.00

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