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image of Buffard Frères, Paris. Filets de Bois/Bandes Mosaïque de Styles et Modernes

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Unpaginated (16 pp.) trade catalogue displaying examples of geometric and Art Deco-style inlaid wood banding, one section with secondary title page "Bandes Mosaïque: Art Moderne", the catalogue with 15 chromolithographed pages, chromolithography by H. Bouquet, Paris, each page with numerous examples of inlay in a variety of materials including wood, ivory, and metals such as copper, nickel-silver, and pewter,… Read more
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$1,850.00
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Profiles of Western Greek Mouldings

by Shoe, Lucy T.

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$850.00

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Two volumes: 191 pp. text volume with 20 reproductions from photographs, together with plate volume with secondary title page "Papers and Monographs of the American Academy in Rome, Volume XIV", comprising list of plates and 32 32 full-page plates displaying outlines of Greek moulding designs. Text volume: 8vo., cloth boards. Plate volume: loose as issued in red cardstock portfolio,… Read more
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Phototypie d'Art. Cahier-Spécimen. 1er Janvier 1900

by Nancy.- A. Bergeret & Cie

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Unpaginated (circa 18 pp.) sample from the prominent French printer, displaying samples of his capabilities in phototype or photolithography printing, including work produced for postcards, souvenir viewbooks, trade catalogues, menus, and other items, including images of landscape views, building façades, decorative tiles, sculpture, a church interior, and light fixtures. Folio. Original four-color Art Nouveau wrpps., some minor toning and… Read more
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Group of approximately 100 assorted original early to mid-20th century color-printed and embossed labels for a variety of French chocolate manufacturers and shops, most or all printed by the St. Etienne, France firm of A. Mulcey, a firm which specialized in commercial printing, especially producing labels for food and wine products, the majority of the labels bearing the Mulcey… Read more
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Vienna: Wilhelm Melzer, 1909. Oblong octavo (14.7 × 17 cm). Original white leather with gold, red, and black armorial stamping; all edges gilt; [2] pp., title, 1 pp. poem by Harmann Hangoo, followed by 11 fine chromolithographic plates showing an illustrated score by Haydn and scenes commemorating events in Vienna during the Napoleonic War of 1809. Housed in… Read more
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$1,250.00
image of AS Artes Plásticas No Brasil. Antecedentes, Artes Indigenas e Populares, Artes Aplicadas. Volume I.

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The first volume from a three-volume set on the art of Brazil, 296 pp., edited and with an introduction by Rodrigo M. F. de Andrade, this volume containing essays on archaeology, indigenous art, Portuguese antecedents, furniture, goldsmithing, ceramics, and other topics, contributors include Frederico Barata, Gastão Cruls, Cecilia Meireles, Reinaldo dos Santos, J. Wasth Rodrigues, José Gisella Valladares, and… Read more
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$150.00
image of "Proplétání" (cover title, i.e. "Flechtschule" of Czech origin). Leporello album of woven paper patterns

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[Bohemia]: ca. 1900. Leporello comprising forty-seven leaves of plaited paper patterns, with between one and three patterns per plate, of white and brown paper strips, in original lettered boards, leaf size 19.5 × 17 cm. Boards a bit rubbed; first leaf with very light damage and soil; else about very good. This hand-made leporello contains forty-seven woven patterns… Read more
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$375.00
image of Nagrudnye znaki russkoi armii [Medals of the Russian Military]

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Paris: Tanais, 1966. Octavo (25 × 16.5 cm). Original decorative boards; 227, [5] pp. Illustrations throughout. Some hand coloring of medals (likely by Pavel Pashkov) on pp. 29-33, 45, and 199. Very good. First edition of Serge Andolenko's work on Russian medals. The introduction to the text indicates that the book is printed on special stock intended for coloration,… Read more
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$450.00
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Intérieurs I, II, III, and IV

by Moussinac, Leon

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$7,500.00

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A complete collection of 4 volumes comprising this set by Moussinac, which provides an important documentation of furniture and interiors by notable French Art Deco designers, each volume with an introduction by Moussinac followed by a large number of plates (58, 52, 53, and 50), many of which are done in pochoir, depicting a variety of interiors and associated… Read more
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Antique Italian bingo-type game set, likely late 19th or early 20th century, comprised of cardboard game board with 90 gold-numbered spaces on red ground with embossed gold paper frame, 90 hand-numbered wooden game tokens, and 15 sets of 87 total individual cards, housed in 8 colored cardstock sleeves, the cards hand-numbered and with hand-colored empty spaces. Some light age-appropriate… Read more
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$4,500.00
image of Die Glasmalereien der Schweiz vom 12. bis zum Beginn des 14. Jahrhunderts

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139 pp. text on high medieval Swiss stained glass in 7 churches and museums, detailed descriptions, extensive scholarly notes, bibliography, index, 28 text illustrations, 78 photographic plates (9 in color), 56 small photographic illustrations. Lg. 4to. Cloth, d.j. Basel (Birkhauser) 1956. (Corpus Vitrearum Medii Aevi, Schweiz I).
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$75.00
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Il Mobile Veneziano del Settecento

by Morazzoni, Giuseppe, & Saul Levy

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2 vols., 36 pp. text on 18th-century furniture and decorative pieces from Venice, notes, bibliography, hundreds of illustrations on 550 plates (23 in color) showing bracketed and freestanding tables, bureaus, desks, doors, chairs, couches, small sculptures and other decorative objects. Large 4to. Cloth, .dj. Milan (Gorlich) 1964. A fundamental work on 18th century Venetian furniture.
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image of The Gentleman and Cabinet Maker's Director; A Gallery of Chippendale Furniture and a Sketch of Chippendale's Life and Works

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Unpaginated (circa 240 pp.), 99 pp. reproduction of the classic text by Chippendale and a supplement containing a brief history of the impact of the master furniture maker's designs on later furniture design, including a substantial advertising section for both Chippendale-style furniture and more modern pieces, heavily illustrated throughout with hundreds of text illustrations, 199 plates. Small tall… Read more
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Bytovaia Mebel Russkogo Klassitsizma, Konsta XVIII- Nachala XIX VV

by Bykov, Z. N., & L. Z. Cherikover

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On half title: Akademiia Arkhitektury SSSR. Otdel Khudozhestvennoi Promyshlennosti i Interera). 18 pp. introductory text on 18th- and 19th-century Russian furniture, including seating, chests, desks, tables, armoires, etc., bibliographic notes, list of works, and 53 fine folding plates showing photographs and measured drawings of classic pieces. 4to. Text stapled wrpps., plate loose as issued, all housed in boards portfolio.… Read more
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image of Filippo Comerio: Dipinti, Disegni, Maioliche.  Studio e Catalogo

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Comerio. 172 pp. monograph and detailed, fully documented catalogue raisonné of the paintings, drawings and maiolica by the 18th-century Bolognese artist, biography, bibliography, indices, over 300 illus. (some in color). Large 4to. Cloth, d.j. Bergamo 1978. (Monumenta Bergomensia, 50). Previous owner's ex-libris plate on fly-leaf.
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The Junius B. Bird Pre-Columbian Textile Conference

by Pollard Rowe, Ann, Elizabeth P. Benson & Anne-Louise Schaffer

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278 pp. compendium of essays by noted scholars discussing various aspects of textile fabrication in Pre-Columbia Latin America, including painted cloths, textile structures, and tools, notes, bibliography, illustrated throughout, 2 charts analyzing textile composition laid-in. 4to. Cloth. Washington D.C. (The Textile Museum & Dumbarton Oaks) 1979.
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Inventario Artistico de Portugal. II. Cidade de Coimbra

by Lisbon. Academia Nacional de Belas Artes

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238 pp. inventory of art, architecture and other cultural artifacts, indices, inscriptions transcribed throughout, frontispiece, a few text illus. from plans, 220 fine plates from photographs showing textiles, polychrome ceramics, freestanding and architectural sculpture, paintings, churches, mosques, fortified structures, etc. 4to. Wrpps., a bit soiled. Lisbon (Academia Nacional de Belas Artes) 1947.
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Permanence de la Parure et du Masque Africains

by Bernolles, Jacques

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CXXIV, 632 pp. text on lasting elements in African costumes and masks, ext. notes, bibliography, index, text illus., numerous illus. on 62 plates from line drawings. Large 8vo. Wrpps. Paris (Maisonneuve) 1966.
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Das Klubhaus der Kaffee Hag

by Heymel, Alfred Walter

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36 pp. booklet on the clubhouse of the German coffee firm KaffeeHag based in Bremen, designed by architects and designers Alfred Runge and Eduard Scotland, containing an essay by Heymel on the benefits of exercise and sport, and two shorter essays on the Internatioal Hygiene Exhibition in Dresden and decaffeinated coffee, illustrated with floor plans and 7 full-page plates… Read more
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image of Las Prensas Solbrig-Platschick Aplicadas a la Joyeria Artistica

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103 pp. text promoting a jewelry press, demonstrating its uses for molding metal, making rings, etc., 68 text illustrations, 6 color plates. 8to. Wrpps., spine sl. chipped. Paris/Madrid (C. Ash, Sons & Co.) n.d. (ca. early 20th century).
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