Goldring Books: Home and Lifestyle
trouvé: 5 livres

 
KATOH, AMY SYLVESTER
Japan - the Art of Living - a Sourcebook of Japanese Style for the Western Home
Boston, Mass, Charles E. Tuttle. 1999. (ISBN: 0804816115). Hard Cover, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. A Fine unmarked copy with Fine complete dustjacket. The author is a long time resident of Japan, well known for her work in textiles and in this book presents a photographic tour of exquisite homes in the Tokyo area, focusing on original and attractive uses of Japanese antiques and folk crafts. More than 300 beautiful photographs by Shin Kimura. A LARGE HEAVY VOLUME OF 1.2 KILO UNPACKED WEIGHT WHICH MAY REQUIRE ADDITIONAL SHIPPING COST 3. Fine/Fine.
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N° du livre: 003845
GBP 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.25 | CHF 14.5]
Mots-clés: Japanese Lifestyle, Design, Art 0804816115

 
KNIGHT, INDIA
The Shops - How, Why and Where to Shop
London, Viking. 2003. (ISBN: 0670913731). Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on title page. In this essential guide-cum-memoir, India Knight dissects the singular pleasures afforded by everyone's favourite pastime - shopping. Part series of essays, part lists of essential information, you will never wonder about where to get the perfect 2-inches-off-the-waist pants again - a book for everyone who has ever had to part with cash, which is to say, a book for everyone - a true homage to shopping. NOT BOOK CLUB 308. Fine/Fine. Signed by Author.
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N° du livre: 007140
GBP 7.00 [Appr.: EURO 7.75 | CHF 8.5]
Mots-clés: Shopping 0670913731

 
AKHTAR, MIRIAM AND HUMPHRIES, STEVE
The Fifties and Sixties - a Lifestyle Revolution
London, Boxtree. 2001, First Edition. (ISBN: 0752261916). Hard Cover, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. A Fine unmarked copy with Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. A beautifully illustrated book that provides a fresh and original perspective on the 1950's and 1960's. It uses the intimate stories of those who lived through these momentous decades to reveal how our way of life was transformed, and explores the path from rationing to rock 'n' roll, military service to the mini-skirt, and the age of austerity to the Swinging Sixties. It reveals how post war prosperity brought new homes, mod cons, more adventurous food and drink, motoring for the masses, daring new fashions, the Pill, the sexual revolution, pop music and the rise of the teenage generation. Illustrated with over a hundred photographs, and includes contemporary advertisements and images of products from the time. NOT EX LIB 24. Fine/Fine.
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N° du livre: 007716
GBP 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 16.5 | CHF 18]
Mots-clés: Swinging Sixties, 1950's Lifestyle, the Sexual Revolution, Fanny Craddock, National Service 0752261916

 
SAKHAI, ESSIE
The Story of Carpets
London, Studio Editions. 1993, First Edition. (ISBN: 1851707271). Hard Cover, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. A Fine unmarked copy with Fine complete dustjacket. The author is a respected expert on Oriental Carpets and the Sakhai family have been in the carpet business for over 200 years with a shop in Piccadilly, London. The book charts the rich history of carpets, examining methods of weaving, the significance of common pattern elements and looking at the differences between tribal, village and city weaving and includes a section on individual carpet producing regions, their history and characteristic weaving and dyeing methods. Advice is given as to selection and care and matching the decor of your home. Over 160 beautiful carpets are illustrated in full colour. A LARGE HEAVY VOLUME OF 1.1 KILO UNPACKED WEIGHT WHICH MAY REQUIRE ADDITIONAL SHIPPING COST 300. Fine/Fine.
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N° du livre: 003843
GBP 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 16.5 | CHF 18]
Mots-clés: Oriental Carpets History Care Production Methods, Sakhai 1851707271

 
WILLIAMS, KEITH
The Book of the Wood Stove
Newton Abbot, David & Charles. 1980, First Edition. (ISBN: 0715379267). Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. A Fine unmarked copy in laminated boards. The history of wood stoves connects Benjamin Franklin's 18th century design, which is still in production, with the greatly improved models of today. In this book the author looks at the circumstances in which wood burning is advantageous, and then guides the newcomer to wood firing through the methods of cutting, storing and air-drying, together with everything one needs to know. NOT EX LIB 104. Fine/No Jacket.
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N° du livre: 007196
GBP 7.00 [Appr.: EURO 7.75 | CHF 8.5]
Mots-clés: Wood Fuel Heating, Free Fuel for Life 0715379267

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