Paris: Éditions Albert Lévy, 1924. Featuring work by Dominique, Maurice Dufrène, René Gabriel, André Groult, Joubert et Petit... Read More about Intérieurs – II
(Glasgow, Scotland): [William Armstrong Fairburn Manuscript Notebook/ Glasgow University], (1896 - 1897). Original manuscript; naval architect and author William Armstrong Fairburn's lecture notes (in Fairburn's ink holograph, with interleaved original charts and graphs), when he was a student (studying naval architecture) at Glasgow University (1896-1897), specially bound for W. A...... Read More about LECTURES: 1896-1897. W[illiam] A[rmstrong] FAIRBURN/ GLASGOW UNIVERSITY. [Lecture notes, in ink...
Paris: Charles Moreau, 1927. Contains images of Art Deco interiors from 1927 designed by M. Matet, E. Printz, Leleu, et al. Read More about Intérieurs françcais au salon des artistes décorateurs 1927
New York: William C. Bryant & Co, 1871. First edition. The report offers detailed information on the early years of Central Park, including a large folding map and guide. It includes appendices with the “Legal History of the Jurisdiction of the Department of Public Parks”; a report of the comptroller..... Read More about First Annual Report of the Board of Commissioners of the Department of Public Parks for the Year...
Paris: Éditeur Charles Moreau, n.d. (circa 1930). Contains 44 room set designs by some of the greatest art deco designers of the 20th century, including Andre Groult, Paul Follot, Emile Leleu, and Jacques-Emile Ruhlmann. Read More about Intérieurs modernes. Mobilier & décoration
[Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania]: n.d. [after 1891]. Clayton: The Frick Family Home. "Henry Clay Frick and his wife, Adelaide Howard Childs, purchased Clayton in August 1882 for $25,000. At the time the house was considerably smaller, an 11-room, Italianate-style building on a 1.43-acre parcel of land. The home fronted Penn Avenue in..... Read More about Photograph of "CLAYTON", the Frick family mansion in Pittsburgh
Birmingham: [n.d., ca. 1820-1830]. Rare engraved early nineteenth century brassfounder's trade catalogue with the manufacturer's name given (usually not noted in such a work). While the actual catalogue appears to be ca. 1820-1830, some of the actual copper plates would appear to have been engraved somewhat earlier, ca. 1800-1810 Plates..... Read More about Engraved pattern book of cast brass furniture fittings and other hardware
[Birmingham: n.d., ca. 1775]. A rare collection of copper plates of brass hardware for furniture, likely manufactured in Brimingham in the last quarter of the 18th century. Includes doorknobs, drawer-pulls, hinges, keyholes, etc., in the rococo style. Read More about Collection of Engraved Plates of Brass Fittings for Furniture
Paris: Hamelin-Bergeron, 1816. Second, expanded edition. Second edition of the definitive contemporary work on the lathe, originally published in 1792-96. The illustrations show wood turning machinery and tools, finished products, and hand-colored depictions of 72 varieties of wood grain. Read More about Manuel du Tourneur. Ouvrage dans lequel on enseigne aux amateurs la manière d'exécuter sur le...
London: George Routledge, 1922. First Edition. Read More about Early English Furniture and Woodwork
Boston: Estes & Lauriat, 1893. First American edition. Read More about Illustrated History of Furniture: Fron the Earliest to the Present Time
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1926. Third Edition, Supplementary Chapters and 136 plates of New Subjects. In dust jackets. Read More about Colonial Furniture in America
Paris: Ernest Gründ, Éditeur, n.d. [c. 1920s]. Read More about Dictionnaire Raisonné du Mobilier Français de l’Époque Carlovingienne à la Renaissance
London: Printed by W. Brown and A. O'Neil, 1793. Second edition, with additions. Second edition, with 9 additional plates. Read More about The Cabinet-Makers’ London Book of Prices, and Designs of Cabinet-Work,Calculated for the...
Chicago: 213 Wabash Avenue, 1878. Furniture manufacturer's catalogue. Read More about Clark Brothers & Co. 1878-79 Price List
London: Hodder and Stoughton, nd. First edition. Read More about Thomas Chippendale. A Study of His Life, Work and Influence
Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1925. First American edition. Read More about Thomas Chippendale. A Study of His Life, Work and Influence
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1925. Third Edition. Read More about The Colonial Furniture of New England. A Study of the Domestic Furniture in Use in the...
New York: American Art Association [Press of the Lent & Graff Co.], 1910. Substantial and well illustrated auction catalogue. Tiffany published a catalogue of the collection in 1907. Read More about Illustrated catalogue of a notable collection of beautiful English Furniture of the XVII and...
[Leipzig]: Moriss Georg Weidmann, 1690. First edition. First edition of the most important late seventeenth century German work on gardening, by Heinrich Hesse, overseer of the Electoral Gardens in Mainz, who specifically adapted French notions of garden design to German conditions, and whose work remained influential through the mid-eighteenth century..... Read More about Neue Garten-Lust: das ist Gründliche Vorstellung wie ein Lust-Küchen und Baum Garten unter...
Paris: D.-A. Longuet, (c.1913). First edition. Read More about Les Jardins de France des Origines à la fine du XVIIIe Siècle
New York: Reinhold Publishing Corp, ]1954]. First American Edition. Read More about Walter Gropius: Work and Teamwork
Paris: Paris: Mérigot père, 1788. First edition. Homage to Rousseau: the English Garden at Ermenonville. Beautiful copy of this classic illustrated account of the famous "English garden" - among the earliest of its kind on the Continent - designed by the Marquis Louis-René de Girardin in honor of Jean-Jacques Rousseau..... Read More about Promenade ou Itinéraire des Jardins d'Ermenonville
1915. "Alfred M. Githens was born in Philadelphia and attended the Episcopal Academy before receiving his B.S. in Architecture from the University of Pennsylvania in 1896. He then attended the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts while working as a draftsman for Cope & Stewardson during the years 1896-1901. In..... Read More about 3 pen and ink drawings of Interiors for House & Garden, 1915
New York: Reinhold Publishing Corp, ]1954]. First edition. Read More about Walter Gropius: Work and Teamwork
London: Printed for Robt. Sayer, 1755. Third edition, enlarged "with the Addition of Four Plates in Quarto" (first published in 1752). When Chinoiserie was all the Rage. The fashion for the Chinese style was initiated, according to Harris, by Frederick, the Prince of Wales, who in 1749 had a "House..... Read More about Rural Architecture in the Chinese Taste being designs entirely new for the decoration of gardens,...