Design Books: Modern Design
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CHRISTIE'S
The Plaza
New York, Christie's. 2006. Soft Cover. This is a fine softcover copy with no wear at all. Completely clean. This is a sale catalog for an auction held at Christie's New York on March 15, 2006. Sale code: KATE- 1692. The sale consisted of the contents and furnishings of the famed Plaza Hotel in New York. Essays by Deborah Davis. 346 lots in the sale. Most illustrated in color + black & white vintage photographs of Truman Capote. Prices realized sheets included. 10" high X 8" wide, 206 pages. This book will be securely packed and shipped with tracking. Fine.
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Book number: 013928
USD 14.50 [Appr.: EURO 13.5 | £UK 12 | JP¥ 1573]
Catalogue: Modern Design
Keywords: The Plaza Hotel

 
CHRISTIE'S
Rare Jewels and Gemstones. The Eye of a Connoisseur
New York, Christie's. 2008. Hard Cover. This is a fine hardcover copy with a fine dust jacket with no wear at all. Completely clean. This is a sale catalog for an auction held at Christie's New York on April 15, 2008. Sale code: CONNOISSEUR-2121. The sale consisted of a spectacular private owner collection of jewelry and objets d'art. Francois Curiel, the senior appraiser at Christie's, said it was the finest collection of modern jewelry Christie's had ever handled. From the Gilded Age diamond bow brooch of Empress Eugenie (later owned by Mrs. William B. Astor), to Cartier's fabulous 'Mystery Clock' designed by Maurice Couet for Cartier in 1927, to the superb fancy intense pink diamond of 14.23 carats, the rarest natural wonder known to exist, this sale had it all. 115 lots in the sale. All illustrated in color. 11" high X 8" wide, 154 pages. Heavy book, foreign shipping will be extra. This book will be securely wrapped and packed in a sturdy box and shipped with tracking. Fine/Fine.
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Book number: 015839
USD 145.00 [Appr.: EURO 134.25 | £UK 118.25 | JP¥ 15730]
Catalogue: Modern Design
Keywords: Art Nouveau Jewelry, Art Deco Jewelry Jewelry Design

 
CHRISTIE'S
Rare Jewels and Objets D'Art: A Superb Collection
New York, Christie's. 2009. Soft Cover. This is a fine softcover copy with no wear at all. Completely clean inside and out. No marks to lots or illustrations. This is a sale catalog for an auction held at Christie's New York, Rockefeller Plaza location on October 21, 2009. Sale code: SUPERB-2390. This was a superb sale full of one of a kind masterpieces. Art nouveau masterworks like Lucien Gaillard's 'Bluebird' tortoiseshell and diamond hair comb, Edmond-Henri Becker's 'Belle de Nuit' diamond, ivory plique-a-jour enamel brooch, Boucheron's 'Juno' diamond and yellow sapphire pendant, Henry Vevier's 'La Bretonne' enamel pendant, the Florence Gould Belle Epoque pearl seed pearl and diamond evening bag, an art deco rock crystal Labradorite and gold guitar pendant necklace by Gerard Sandoz, Jean Fouquet ebony and chrome bangles worn by Nancy Cunard in the 1930's, Alexander Calder wire jewellery, among many other amazing works. 216 lots in the sale. All illustrated in color. 11" high X 8" wide, 230 pages. Large heavy book, foreign shipping will be extra. This book will be securely wrapped and packed in a sturdy box and shipped with tracking. Fine.
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Book number: 015880
USD 75.00 [Appr.: EURO 69.5 | £UK 61.25 | JP¥ 8136]
Catalogue: Modern Design
Keywords: Lalique, Cartier, Fouquet, Dali, Boucheron, Tiffany, Rene Boivin, Carvin French, Jewelry Design

 
CHRISTIE'S
Stephane Boudin at 5 Belgrave Square. Les Objets de L'Empire. Mount Kennedy, Ireland. Three Private Collections.
London, Christie's. 2012. Soft Cover. This is a fine softcover copy with no wear at all. Completely clean inside and out. This is a sale catalog for an auction held at Christie's London on March 16, 2012. Sale code: CHIPS- 6337. The three part sale opened with an important piece of decorating history. The interior of 5 Belgrave Square created by Stephane Boudin of Maison Jansen for the legendary diarist of the 1930's Sir Henry 'Chips' Channon. Of all the fine interiors created by the Maison Jansen, 5 Belgrave Square has no rival. 8 black & white photographs from the period show its' rooms and opulent French style. 142 lots in this part of the sale. 316 lots in the complete sale. All illustrated in color. Prices realized sheets included. 11" high X 8" wide, 180 pages. This book will be securely packed and shipped with tracking. Fine.
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Book number: 012681
USD 45.00 [Appr.: EURO 41.75 | £UK 36.75 | JP¥ 4882]
Catalogue: Modern Design
Keywords: Stephane Boudin, Maison Jansen, 5 Belgrave Square European Decorative Arts (Pre 1900)

 
CHRISTIE'S
Tiffany Innovation in American Design
New York, Christie's. 1998. Soft Cover. This is a near fine softcover copy with printed transparent vellum dustwrapper with almost no wear. Completely clean inside and out. This is a sale catalog for an auction held at Christie's New York on December 10, 1998. Sale code: TIFFANY-9014. The sale consisted entirely of Tiffany designs, including important silver, jewelry, paintings, ceramics, metalwork, Favrile glass and leaded glass lamps and windows. Essay by Angus Wilkie. Chronology of Louis Comfort Tiffany (1848-1933). Separate essays on Tiffany silver and jewelry. Chronology of Tiffany & Co. Bibliography. 170 lots in the sale. All lots illustrated in color. Prices realized sheets included. 11" high X 8" wide, 255 pages. A valuable reference with many Tiffany masterpieces. Near Fine.
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Book number: 010305
USD 12.50 [Appr.: EURO 11.75 | £UK 10.25 | JP¥ 1356]
Catalogue: Modern Design
Keywords: Tiffany, Tiffany Studios American Decorative Arts (Pre 1900) Jewelry Design

 
CHRISTIE'S
Unique Design Prototype and Concept Auto Show Models from the Ford Motor Company Collection
Dearborn, MI, Christie's. 2002. Soft Cover. This is a fine softcover copy with no wear at all. Completely clean. This is a sale catalog for an auction held on site at the Ford Product Development Center in Dearborn, Michigan on June 16, 2002. Sale code: CONCEPT- 1176. Essay by Rick Carey. 58 lots in the sale. All illustrated in color, some black & white. Prices realized sheet included. 11" high X 8" wide, 150 pages. This book will be securely wrapped and packed in a sturdy box and shipped with tracking. Fine.
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Book number: 013872
USD 75.00 [Appr.: EURO 69.5 | £UK 61.25 | JP¥ 8136]
Catalogue: Modern Design
Keywords: Unique Design Prototype Cars, Concept Cars, Auto Show Models, Ford Motor Company Collection

 
CHRISTIE'S
Venini Collection August Warnecke
Paris, Christie's. 2012. Soft Cover. This is a fine softcover copy with no wear at all. Completely clean inside and out. Text in Italian, English and French. This is a sale catalog for an auction held at Christie's in Paris on November 21, 2012. Sale code: VENINI 3527. The sale consisted of the August Warnecke Collection of Venini glass. 140 lots. All illustrated in color. Bibliography. Illustrated glossary of glass types and techniques. Two pages of typical Venini marks both incised and paper labels.Thumbnail biographies of the 21 designers. Prices realized sheets included. 11" high X 8" wide, 140 pages. This book will be securely packed and shipped with tracking. Fine.
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Book number: 013076
USD 24.50 [Appr.: EURO 22.75 | £UK 20 | JP¥ 2658]
Catalogue: Modern Design
Keywords: Venini Glass, Collection August Warnecke

 
FRANCESCO DAL CO & CARLA SONEGO
I Tavoli Di Carlo Scarpa Alla Fondazione Querini Stampalia a Venezia / the Tables of Carlo Scarpa at Venice's Fondazione Querini Stampalia a Venezia
Milan, Italy, Cassina / Estel - Simon. 2009, Limited Edition. 2000 Copies. Hard Cover. This is a very good hardcover copy, with just light wear. But missing the CD and slipcase. Very clean inside and out. Text in Italian and English. Essays by Francesco Dal Co and Carlo Sonega. Illustrated throughout in color with photographs of tables designed by Carlo Scarpa, also details, drawings, etc. 12" high X 11" wide, 63 pages. Limited edition of 2000 copies. This book will be securely packed and shipped with tracking. Good.
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Book number: 013611
USD 17.50 [Appr.: EURO 16.25 | £UK 14.5 | JP¥ 1898]
Catalogue: Modern Design
Keywords: Carlo Scarpa

 
COLLECTIF
Reves D' Alcoves
Paris, Reunion Des Musees Nationaux. 1995. (ISBN: 2711831078). Soft Cover. This is a very good softcover copy with only light wear. Very clean inside and out. Spine not creased, binding firm. Slight soft crease to lower rear corner of cover. Text in French. Full title is 'Reves d' Alcoves La Chambre Au Cours Des Siecles'. This catalog was prepared to accompany the exhibition at the Musee des Arts Decoratifs in Paris in the winter of 1995. The catalog is organized into 2 sections, the first half with essays on the history of the design and decoration of bedrooms, the second half is the catalog of the exhibition itself with more essays. There are 120 objects in the exhibition each with an entry. Essays by about a dozen authors including Odile Nouvel, Nadine Gasc, Francoise Jollant-Kneebone, Monique Blanc. The theme of the exhibition was the various ways that earlier cultures and then the French culture thought about and decorated their bedrooms. Covers Roman culture, the medieval French, 17th -19th centuries and a chapter on the 20th century, including rooms by Majorelle, Jean Royere, the Maharajah of Indore's bedroom designed by Muthesius with furnishings by Louis Sognot, Puiforcat and Silva da Bruhns. Illustrated in color and black & white with photographs, drawings and prints. Bibliography. 12" high X 9 1/2" wide, 230 pages. Very Good.
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Book number: 007691
USD 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 32.5 | £UK 28.75 | JP¥ 3797]
Catalogue: Modern Design
Keywords: Bedrooms, Chambre De Coucher, History of Bedrooms, Odile Nouvel, Nadine Gasc, Francoise Jollant-Kneebone, Monique Blanc. European Decorative Arts (Pre 1900) 2711831078

 
COLOGNI, FRANCO
The Secrets of Vacheron Constantin: 250 Years of History
Paris, Flammarion. 2005, First English Edition. (ISBN: 2080305026). Hard Cover. This is a near fine hardcover copy in a near fine dust jacket with almost no wear. The jacket spine has a short closed tear at the bottom of the spine. Tiny faint spot to top page-edge. Completely clean inside. Text in English. Published simultaneously in French and in English editions. Complete with DVD in rear pocket. Illustrated throughout in color. 12" high X 10" wide, 335 pages. Large heavy book, foreign shipping will be extra. This book will be securely wrapped and packed in a sturdy box and shipped with tracking. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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Book number: 014462
USD 195.00 [Appr.: EURO 180.5 | £UK 159 | JP¥ 21155]
Catalogue: Modern Design
Keywords: Vacheron Constantin Watches, Franco Cologni, Dominique Flechon European Decorative Arts (Pre 1900) 2080305026

 
HEYWOOD-WAKEFIELD COMPANY
Modern Furniture by Heywood-Wakefield Trade Catalogue Ca. 1930's
Wakefield,MA, Heywood-Wakefield. Soft Cover. This is a very good softcover copy with light wear to the blue, black and silver covers. The lower front corner of the cover is chipped. Very clean inside and out. This is an original Heywood-Wakefield Trade Catalogue, not a modern reprint or price-guide. It is printed with photographs in gray photogravure. All pieces from the1930's. The pieces in this catalog are much more sophisticated than the maple furniture that Heywood-Wakefield is more known for. These interiors are urban, city apartments, with bar set-ups in the living rooms, and stylish modern cocktail shakers and glasses. Includes metal furniture like coffee tables and lamps. Modern art on the walls. Includes chairs, davenports, tables, servers, cabinets and chests, console tables, two-tier lamp tables. Includes a couple of pages of drawings, and catalogue numbers and descriptions for each piece. 10" high X 14" long, 20 pages long. Very scarce. This book will be securely wrapped and packed in a sturdy box and shipped with tracking. Very Good.
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Book number: 005009
USD 250.00 [Appr.: EURO 231.5 | £UK 204 | JP¥ 27121]
Catalogue: Modern Design
Keywords: Heywood-Wakefield Trade Catalogues, Modern American Furniture, 1930's American Furniture Trade Catalogues

 
THE AMERICAN CRAFT COUNCIL
Young Americans: Metal
New York, The American Craft Council. 1979. (ISBN: 0883210401). Soft Cover. This is a very good softcover copy with just light wear. Very clean inside and out. This catalog was prepared to accompany the exhibition at the American Craft Museum in New York in January through March of 1980. Introduction by Paul Smith. 135 American artists working in metal were included in the exhibition. Checklist with 208 works. About 60 pieces illustrated, most in black & white, some in color. 8" square, about 30 pages. Very Good.
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Book number: 010845
USD 9.50 [Appr.: EURO 9 | £UK 7.75 | JP¥ 1031]
Catalogue: Modern Design
Keywords: The American Craft Council, American Craft Museum, Paul Smith 0883210401

 
CORNETTE DE SAINT CYR
Le Cabinet de Ceramiques de Francois de Saint Cyr
Paris, Cornette de Saint Cyr. 2008. Soft Cover. This is a very good softcover copy with light handling wear. Completely clean inside and out. No marks to lots or illustrations. This is a sale catalog for an auction held at Cornette de Sain Cyr, Drouot, Paris on November 17, 2008. the sale consisted of Cornette de Saint Cyr's collection of 20th century French ceramics. 296 lots in the sale. Works by dozens of less well known ceramists, but also works by Capron (30 pcs.), Pol Chambost (49 pcs.), Jouve (19 pcs.), among many others. No prices realized sheets, just price estimates for each lot. 11" high X 8" wide, 141 pages. Very Good.
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Book number: 010060
USD 17.50 [Appr.: EURO 16.25 | £UK 14.5 | JP¥ 1898]
Catalogue: Modern Design
Keywords: Le Cabinet de Ceramiques de Francois de Saint Cyr , Cornette De Saint Cyr Ceramics Collection, 2oth Century French Ceramics

 
CORNETTE DE SAINT CYR
Le Cabinet de Ceramiques de Francois de Saint Cyr
Paris, Cornette de Saint Cyr. 2008. Soft Cover. This is a very good softcover copy with light handling wear. Completely clean inside and out. No marks to lots or illustrations. This is a sale catalog for an auction held at Cornette de Sain Cyr, Drouot, Paris on November 17, 2008. the sale consisted of Cornette de Saint Cyr's collection of 20th century French ceramics. 296 lots in the sale. Works by dozens of less well known ceramists, but also works by Capron (30 pcs.), Pol Chambost (49 pcs.), Jouve (19 pcs.), among many others. No prices realized sheets, just price estimates for each lot. 11" high X 8" wide, 141 pages. Very Good.
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Book number: 009822
USD 34.95 [Appr.: EURO 32.5 | £UK 28.5 | JP¥ 3792]
Catalogue: Modern Design
Keywords: Le Cabinet de Ceramiques de Francois de Saint Cyr , Cornette De Saint Cyr Ceramics Collection, 2oth Century French Ceramics

 
CHIHULY, DALE & LESLIE, SEAVER
Ulysses Cylinders
Seattle, Washington, Chihuly Workshop. 2014, First Printing. (ISBN: 1576840026). Hard Cover. This is an about very good hardcover copy with a like dust jacket. Signed in ink or black marker by the artist, Dale Chihuly, on the half title-page, right beneath the printed title. Not inscribed to anyone, just signed. Lower right corner bumped. Stated first printing. Illustrated in color. 10" high X 8" wide, 156 pages. This book will be securely packed and shipped with tracking. Very Good/Very Good. Signed by Artist.
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Book number: 015089
USD 45.00 [Appr.: EURO 41.75 | £UK 36.75 | JP¥ 4882]
Catalogue: Modern Design
Keywords: Dale Chihuly 1576840026

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