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(RICE, BRIAN; AND EVANS, TONY)
The English Sunrise
Flash Books, 1973. 1973. Flash Books, 1973. 1973. Very good. - Square octavo, white pictorial wraps. The wraps are soiled & darkened with the corners lightly creased. The spine is darkened with a stain to the mid-section & the adjacent edges of the wraps. 4 pp. & 76 full-page color illustrations from photographs by Tony Evans. The contents are very good.

A charming book illustrating the use of the "sunrise" motif in English architecture and decorative arts--everything from gates and windows to signage, tea cosies, purses and electric stoves. Very good .

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Book number: 1736
USD 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 12.75 | £UK 11.5 | JP¥ 1570]
Catalogue: Decorative Arts
Keywords: DECORATIVE ARTS; ARCHITECTURE; SUNRISE MOTIF; ENGLAND; ENGLISH; BRITISH; BRIAN RICE; TONY EVANS; PHOTOGRAPHY; PHOTOGRAPHER.

 
HEINIGER, ERNST A. AND JEAN
The Great Book of Jewels
Boston, MA: New York Graphic Society, (1974). (1974). Boston, MA: New York Graphic Society, (1974). (1974). Good. - Quarto [13-3/4 inches high by 11-1/4 inches wide], red cloth titled in gilt on the front cover & spine, in a price-clipped dust wrapper. The covers are very slightly bumped & there is a small dent to the front cover. The dust jacket is rubbed with the head of its spine lightly chipped & 2 small stains to the rear panel. 316 pages. There is an owner's name & address on the front pastedown. Profusely illustrated in color and black & white. Near fine in a very good dust wrapper.

First edition.

With contributions by Eduard Gubelin, Erika Billeter.. [et al]. Good .

Blue Mountain Books & Manuscripts, Ltd.Professional seller
Book number: 32423
USD 17.50 [Appr.: EURO 15 | £UK 13.5 | JP¥ 1832]
Catalogue: Decorative Arts
Keywords: DECORATIVE ARTS; JEWELS; JEWELRY; GEMS; THE GREAT BOOK OF JEWELS; ERNST A. HEINIGER; JEAN HEINIGER; ILLUSTRATIONS; GEMSTONES; PRECIOUS STONES; HISTORY OF JEWELRY; FIRST EDITION; 1ST EDITION.

 
KREKEL-AALBERSE, ANNELIES
Art Nouveau and Art Deco Silver
New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc. Publishers, (1989). (1989). New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc. Publishers, (1989). (1989). Very good. - Quarto [11-1/2 inches high by 9 inches wide], cloth in a dust wrapper. The rear cover of the book & the rear panel of the dust jacket are lightly rubbed. 272 pages. Illustrated in black & white and color. The bottom edge is very slightly soiled. Near fine.

First American edition. Very good .

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Book number: 26739
USD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 21.25 | £UK 19.25 | JP¥ 2616]
Catalogue: Decorative Arts
Keywords: DECORATIVE ARTS; SILVER; ART NOUVEAU AND ART DECO SILVER; SILVERSMITHS; SILVER MARKS; MAKERS' MARKS; ANNELIES KREKEL-AALBERSE; FIRST AMERICAN EDITION; 1ST AMERICAN EDITION.

 
ANLEN, LEON; PADIOU, ROGER.
Les Miroirs de Bronze Anciens: Symbolisme & Tradition. Collection Des Auteurs Et Pieces de Musees.
Paris: Guy Tredaniel Editeur, (1989). (1989). - Quarto [approximately 12 inches high by 9-1/4 inches wide], textured cloth titled in gilt in a pictorial dust wrapper. The binding is lightly bumped with a light score mark to the rear cover. The dust wrapper is rubbed. 635 pages plus colophon. Profusely illustrated in color and black & white. There is some light soiling to the fore-edge & top edge. Very good. First edition. The text is in French. Very good .
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Book number: 28684
USD 45.00 [Appr.: EURO 38 | £UK 34.25 | JP¥ 4710]
Catalogue: Decorative Arts
Keywords: ART; DECORATIVE ARTS; BRONZE MIRRORS; LES MIROIRS DE BRONZE ANCIENS: SYMBOLISM & TRADITION; LEON ANLEN; ROGER PADIOU; CHINESE MIRRORS; TLV MIRRORS; SYMBOLS; EGYPTIAN MIRRORS; GREEK MIRRORS; ETRUSCAN MIRRORS; ROMAN MIRRORS; PERSIAN MIRRORS; ISLAMIC MIR

 
BEARD, GEOFFREY.
International Modern Glass.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1976). (1976). New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1976). (1976). Very good. - Quarto [11-7/8 inches high by 8-1/2 inches wide] dark teal cloth in a dust wrapper. The corners of the covers and the head & tail of the spine are slightly rubbed. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed & chipped with a short tear to the bottom edge of its front panel. 264 pages. Profusely illustrated in black & white and color. There is offsetting to the endpapers with light foxing to the top edge of the book. Very good.

First edition. Very good .

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Book number: 33622
USD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 21.25 | £UK 19.25 | JP¥ 2616]
Catalogue: Decorative Arts
Keywords: DECORATIVE ARTS; ART; ART GLASS; GLASSWARE; INTERNATIONAL MODERN GLASS; GLASSMAKERS; GLASS DESIGNERS; GLASS MANUFACTURERS; GEOFFREY BEARD; ILLUSTRATIONS; FIRST EDITION; 1ST EDITION.

 
BENJAMIN, SUSAN
English Enamel Boxes / from the Eighteenth to the Twentieth Centuries
London: Orbis Publishing, (1978). (1978). London: Orbis Publishing, (1978). (1978). Fine. - Small quarto [approximately 10 inches high by 7-1/2 inches wide], blue cloth titled in gilt on the spine with a vignette stamped in gilt within a gilt frame on the front cover. All the edges are gilt; marbled endpapers. The book is housed in a blue cloth covered slipcase with a pictorial label mounted on each panel. There is a tiny tear to the cloth on the bottom edge of the front cover. The top edge of the slipcase is lightly rubbed. 127 pages. Profuse color illustrations. Near fine.

No. 28 of a limited edition of 500 copies for the United Kingdom, signed by the author. The colophon is in the form of a pictorial bookplate mounted on the front pastedown. Fine .

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Book number: 23696
USD 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 29.75 | £UK 26.75 | JP¥ 3663]
Catalogue: Decorative Arts
Keywords: DECORATIVE ARTS; ENAMELWARE; ENAMEL BOXES; BATTERSEA; ENGLISH ENAMEL BOXES FROM THE EIGHTEENTH TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURIES; SUSAN BENJAMIN; SIGNED; SIGNATURE; AUTOGRAPH; ILLUSTRATIONS; LIMITED EDITION.

 
BOGER, LOUISE ADE
The Dictionary of World Pottery and Porcelain (from Prehistoric Times to the Present)
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1971). (1971). New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1971). (1971). Very good. - Quarto, cloth, in a price-clipped dust wrapper. There is spotting to the front cover & some very light spotting to the rear cover. The top & bottom edges of the dust jacket are chipped. [x] & 533 pages, printed in 2 columns. Black-and-white & color illustrations with profuse black-and- white vignettes in the margins of the text. The top edge & fore-edge are foxed. Very good. Very good .
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Book number: 3954
USD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 21.25 | £UK 19.25 | JP¥ 2616]
Catalogue: Decorative Arts
Keywords: DECORATIVE ARTS; PORCELAIN; POTTERY; REFERENCE; DICTIONARY; ENCYCLOPEDIA; LOUISE ADE BOGER; ILLUSTRATIONS.

 
BONELLIE, HELEN-JANET
The Status Merchants: The Trade of Interior Decoration
South Brunswick, NJ and New York: A. S. Barnes and Company / London: Thomas Yoseloff Ltd, (1972). (1972). South Brunswick, NJ and New York: A. S. Barnes and Company / London: Thomas Yoseloff Ltd, (1972). (1972). Very good. - Small quarto [11-1/4 inches high by 8-3/4 inches wide], cloth, in a dust wrapper. The edges of the covers & the head & tail of the spine are faded. There is staining to the spine & its tail is chipped & slightly frayed. The dust jacket is rubbed, soiled & chipped with pieces out of the head, tail & mid-section of its spine. 109 pages. Illustrated in color & black & white. Very good in a good dust wrapper. Very good .
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Book number: 8427
USD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 8.5 | £UK 7.75 | JP¥ 1047]
Catalogue: Decorative Arts
Keywords: DECORATIVE ARTS; INTERIOR DECORATION; INTERIOR DECORATORS; COLOR SCHEMES; FLOOR COVERINGS; TEXTILES; ANTIQUES; LIGHTING FIXTURES; TASTE; STATUS; THE STATUS MERCHANTS; HELEN-JANET BONELLIE.

 
(CATO, KEN)
Cato Design
(New York): Thames and Hudson, (1995). (1995). (New York): Thames and Hudson, (1995). (1995). Very good. - Quarto [10-1/4 inches square], cloth, in a dust wrapper. The covers are lightly bumped. The head & tail of the spine & the bottom edges of the covers are rubbed. The dust jacket is rubbed with the tail of the jacket spine lightly chipped. 158 & [2] pages, some of them printed on black stock. Profusely illustrated in color and black & white. Very good.

First edition.

Foreword by Massimo Vignelli. Very good .

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Book number: 24056
USD 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 12.75 | £UK 11.5 | JP¥ 1570]
Catalogue: Decorative Arts
Keywords: DECORATIVE ARTS; DESIGN; CATO DESIGN; DESIGNER; AUSTRALIAN; KEN CATO; GRAPHIC DESIGN; PACKAGING; CORPORATE IDENTITY; LOGOS; GRAPHICS; MASSIMO VIGNELLI; FIRST EDITION; 1ST EDITION.

 
(CLARK, ROBERT J.)
Art & Design in Vienna 1900-1930
(New York): La Boetie/Robert K. Brown Art & Books, 1972. 1972. (New York): La Boetie/Robert K. Brown Art & Books, 1972. 1972. Very good. - Small quarto [8-1/4 inches high by 7-5/8 inches wide], softcover bound in decorative white wrappers. The wraps are slightly darkened along the spine. viii, [ii] & 21 pages & [1] leaf plus 24 pages of black-and-white illustrations. Also with black-and-white illustrations on the inside wraps. Very good.

Catalog for an exhibition shown at La Boetie, New York from May 23 to June 24, 1972. The introduction is by Robert J. Clark. Very good .

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Book number: 22861
USD 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 10.25 | £UK 9.25 | JP¥ 1256]
Catalogue: Decorative Arts
Keywords: DECORATIVE ARTS; VIENNA; VIENNESE SECESSION; WIENER WERKSTATTE; ART & DESIGN IN VIENNA 1900-1930; FURNITURE; LAMPS; GLASSWARE; CERAMICS; ROBERT J. CLARK; CATALOG; EXHIBITION; LA BOETIE, NEW YORK; ROBERT K. BROWN ART & BOOKS; ILLUSTRATIONS.

 
CLARK, FIONA
William Morris: Wallpapers and Chintzes
New York: St. Martin's Press / London: Academy Editions, (1973). (1973). New York: St. Martin's Press / London: Academy Editions, (1973). (1973). Very good. - Quarto [approximately 11-3/4 inches high by 8-3/4 inches wide], light blue cloth in a dust wrapper. The binding is lightly bumped with the top & bottom edges of the covers slightly faded. There is some very light staining & soiling to the rear panel of the dust jacket & the edges of the panel are slightly darkened. 95 pages. Profuse full-page & half-page illustrations in black & white and color. The top edge of the book is foxed. Very good.

First American edition.

With a biographical note by Andrew Melvin. The book contains complete catalogs of wallpapers and chintzes designed by William Morris. Very good .

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Book number: 33528
USD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 21.25 | £UK 19.25 | JP¥ 2616]
Catalogue: Decorative Arts
Keywords: DECORATIVE ARTS; DESIGN; REFERENCE; WILLIAM MORRIS: WALLPAPERS AND CHINTZES; FIONA CLARK; CATALOG OF WALLPAPERS; CATALOG OF CHINTZES; ILLUSTRATIONS; BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE; ANDREW MELVIN; FIRST AMERICAN EDITION; 1ST AMERICAN EDITION.

 
JIURUTANG COLLECTION, EDITOR.
Jiurutang Collection.
[Hong Kong]: Jiurutang Collection, 2003. 2003. - Quarto [12 inches high by 9-1/4 inches wide], cream buckram titled in gilt in a pictorial dust wrapper. 362 pages. Profuse color illustrations of the ceramics in the collection. Fine, in the original shipping carton. First edition. The text is in Chinese with English translations by Brenda Li. Fine .
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Book number: 95633
USD 65.00 [Appr.: EURO 55 | £UK 49.5 | JP¥ 6803]
Catalogue: Decorative Arts
Keywords: DECORATIVE ARTS; CERAMICS; JIURUTANG COLLECTION, HONG KONG; BRENDA LI, TRANSLATOR; ILLUSTRATIONS; FIRST EDITION; 1ST EDITION.

 
(CYBIS)
Cybis: Porcelain Enchantments. The Cybis Brochure. Spring 1974. (Cover Title)
(Trenton, NJ): Cybis, 1974. 1974. (Trenton, NJ): Cybis, 1974. 1974. Very good. - Small quarto [approximately 8-3/4 inches high by 7-1/2 inches wide], softcover bound in printed tan wrappers. The binding is lightly soiled with a small stain to the front wrap. 16 pages. Photographic illustrations in brown & white. Very good.

In addition to listings of porcelain statuettes, one page of the brochure is devoted to "Cybis Graphics", limited portfolios of portraits of American Indians by Boleslaw Cybis. A four-page price-list is laid in. Very good .

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Book number: 33536
USD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 8.5 | £UK 7.75 | JP¥ 1047]
Catalogue: Decorative Arts
Keywords: DECORATIVE ARTS; PORCELAIN STATUETTES; ILLUSTRATED TRADE CATALOG; CYBIS: PORCELAIN ENCHANTMENTS; The Cybis Brochure. Spring 1974; NATIVE AMERICANS; AMERICAN INDIAN PORTRAITS; BOLESLAW CYBIS; PRICE-LIST.

 
(DARLEY, MARK). MILLER, R. CRAIG
Modern Design in the Metropolitan Museum of Art 1890-1990
New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art / Harry N. Abrams, Inc. Publishers, 1990. 1990. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art / Harry N. Abrams, Inc. Publishers, 1990. 1990. Fine. - Quarto [12-1/4 inches high by 10 inches high] decorative dark blue & black cloth in a dust wrapper. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed & there are 2 price-stickers on the front flap. 312 pages. Profuse photographic illustrations in color and black & white by Mark Darley. Near fine in a very good dust jacket.

First edition. Fine .

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Book number: 24652
USD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 17 | £UK 15.25 | JP¥ 2093]
Catalogue: Decorative Arts
Keywords: DECORATIVE ARTS; DESIGN; MODERN DESIGN IN THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART 1890-1990; R. CRAIG MILLER; PHOTOGRAPHER; MARK DARLEY; FURNITURE; CRAFTSMANSHIP; POTTERY; GLASS; TEXTILES; FASHION; ILLUSTRATIONS; FIRST EDITION; 1ST EDITION.

 
DEO, SHANTARAM BHALCHANDRA.
Glimpses of Nepal Woodwork. The Journal of the Indian Society of Oriental Art. New Series. Volume III.
(Calcutta): Indian Society of Oriental Art, (1968-69). (1968-69). - Quarto [11-3/8 inches high by 9 inches wide], tan cloth with the society's logo in red on the front cover, in a dust wrapper with a black-and-white illustration mounted on its front panel. The extremities of the dust jacket are darkened & chipped with small pieces out. The head of its spine has been partially repaired with Scotch tape. A tear to the bottom edge of its rear panel has also been repaired with tape. xv & 48 pages plus 1 folding map & 38 pages of black-and-white illustrations, including 1 architectural drawing & profuse photographic illustrations by the author. The contents are very good.

First edition.

Published as Volume III of the Journal of the Society of Oriental Art, editor Umakant P. Shah. Good .

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Book number: 35437
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Catalogue: Decorative Arts
Keywords: DECORATIVE ARTS; ARCHITECTURE; WOODWORK; NEPAL; GLIMPSES OF NEPALI WOODWORK; DEO SHANTARAM BHALCHANDRA; PHOTOGRAPHS; TECHNIQUES; TOOLS; DOORS; PILLARS; BRACKETS; WINDOWS; TYMPANUM; EAVE BOARDS; EROTIC SCENES; SYMBOLISM; FOLDING MAP; JOURNAL OF THE INDIAN

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