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The Art of Garden Design in Italy

By: TRIGGS, H. Inigo.

Price: $500.00

Seller ID: 52575


TRIGGS, H. INIGO. The Art of Garden Design in Italy, London et al.: Longmans, Green, 1906. Large, heavy folio, first edition, pp. xii, 134, rust-colored cloth boards with gilt-stamped lettering on spine, and gilt-stamped lettering on upper panel inside gilt wreath, 128 illustrated plates including collotypes, halftones and plans, top edge gilt. The author was an architect and designer of formal gardens in England. This lavish book measures 44x35cm or 18x14 inches and ... View more info

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Chinese opera-style costume designs

By: Various artists.

Price: $350.00

Seller ID: chineseopera


[Costume design.] Folio of 57 color lithographs showing various design motifs for Chinese opera-style outfits, unknown artists, 1957. Prints measure slightly less than 15x13 inches or 37x32cm, in a wooden box with silk-covered fold-over boards and a four-page index and introduction, in Chinese. A former owner has written an English translation of some of the text as follows. Title: "Sketches from Chinese opera-style outifts." Summary of introduction: "all these sketch... View more info

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French Furniture of the Eighteenth Century

By: VERLET, Pierre.

Price: $200.00

Seller ID: 52859

ISBN: 0813912903


VERLET, PIERRE. French Furniture of the Eighteenth Century, Charlottesville: Univ. of Virginia, 1991. Small quarto, English translation of the second revised French edition of 1983, pp. xv, 256, gray cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine, color and halftone plates. See Marmor & Ross, P324: "Covering everything from working methods to stylistic development to fakes and documentation to the evolution of prices." Condition of this book: Near fine with a minor cof... View more info

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Poster for 'Satan Sanderson'

By: WENZELL, A.B.

Price: $600.00

Seller ID: leyenprint1


WENZELL, A.B. Poster for the novel "Satan Sanderson" published by Bobbs-Merrill in 1907. Measures about 16x24 inches or 40x60cm, with linen back adding about 2 inches to all sides. The wording here, "Drawing by A.B. WENZELL," refers to the illustrator of the book; the poster also was done by Wenzell and has his signature (see photo). Condition of this print: Darkened in the margins, short tears professionally repaired (no tape used). View more info

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Art and the Empire City, New York, 1825-1861

By: [Exhibition catalog.]

Price: $60.00

Seller ID: 52635

ISBN: 0870999575


[Exhibition catalog.] Art and the Empire City, New York, 1825-1861, New York: Metropolitan Museum, 2000. Large, heavy quarto, pp. xvi, 636, blue cloth boards with blue leather label on spine, color and halftone illustration. Various contributors consider the boom period between the opening of the Erie Canal and the start of the Civil War. Condition of this book: Fine, no flaws. View more info

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Willy Maywald et la Mode.

By: [Exhibition catalog.]

Price: $50.00

Seller ID: 52956

ISBN: 2901424104


[Exhibition catalog.] Willy Maywald et la Mode, Paris: Edition Paris-Musees, 1986. Tall quarto, pp. 148, wraps, halftone photo plates, text in French. From the collection of the late American fashion designer Mary Ann Restivo, and inscribed to her on the free front endpaper. Largely a fashion book but with some art photos and celebrity portraits including Ava Gardner, Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall. Condition of this book Covers lightly worn, crease in spine, i... View more info