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Great Museums of the World

Great Museums of the World by Newsweek, Inc. and Arnoldo Mondadori, editors

New York: Newsweek, Inc, 1967 thru 1970. First editions thus, First printings thus. Hardcover. AS NEW/NEAR FINE. ORIGINAL UNCL...

$125.00
Emily Post

Emily Post's Etiquette : Blue book of Social Usage,New Edition Completely Revised ,1950, SIGNED on ATTACHED BOOKPLATE by Post reads Award for Good Manners Having been won by Student by EMILY POST aka ( Mrs. Price Post ) SIGNED by author Attached Bookplate Award for Good Manners with TAPE RESIDUE ON EDGES DATED 1951,

Funk & Wagnalls, New York, 1950. HARDBACK NO DUSTJACKET, 1950 , 18th Printing,, NO JACKET ,Hardcover VG CONDITION, Octavo. ...

$309.00
Metropolitan Seminars In Art (Twelve Volume Set & Three Volume Set)

Metropolitan Seminars In Art (Twelve Volume Set & Three Volume Set) by John Canaday

This set of twelve volume books and three volume books is in fair condition. The covers, corners, edges and spines are worn. The...

$350.00
The Book of Tiki

The Book of Tiki by Sven A. Kirsten

USED - FINE, LIKE NEW. South Sea Dreams around the cocktail bar - on the trail of the forgotten Tiki cult of the fifties. One of...

€149.99
DOEHLER METAL PRODUCTS CORPORATION (NO. 94) 1948

DOEHLER METAL PRODUCTS CORPORATION (NO. 94) 1948 by Doehler Metal Products Corporation

New York: Doehler Tubular Furniture. Very Good. 1948. First Edition. Soft Covers. Clean soft pictorial covers, interior of text ...

$200.00
Girl Scouts Loan Exhibition of Colonial and Early Federal Furniture, Portraits and Glass 1929

Girl Scouts Loan Exhibition of Colonial and Early Federal Furniture, Portraits and Glass 1929 by American Art Galleries

New York: American Art Galleries, 1929. This is a very good copy of the original catalog for the 1929 Girl Scouts Loan Exhibitio...

$750.00
Nineteenth Century Hat Maker's and Felter's Manuals

Nineteenth Century Hat Maker's and Felter's Manuals by Pufpaff, Suzanne

Hastings, Michigan: Stony Lonesome Press, 1995. First edition. Paperback. Fine/No jacket. 144 pages, illustrated with black an...

$115.00
The Lamps of Tiffany

The Lamps of Tiffany by Neustadt, Egon

NY: Fairfield Press, 1970. First Edition, first printing. Hard cover in dust jacket. Published NY: Fairfield Press, 1970. Folio...

$225.00
LE BON TON, JOURNAL DE MODES & MONTHLY REPORT OF PARIS FASHIONS, APRIL,  1861 Volume 10, No. 4

LE BON TON, JOURNAL DE MODES & MONTHLY REPORT OF PARIS FASHIONS, APRIL, 1861 Volume 10, No. 4 by Various Contributors

New York: S. T. Taylor & Sons. Very Good+. 1861. Paperback. Clean green paper covers with black lettering. Tight, clean &...

$135.00
Modern Furniture By Heywood-Wakefield Trade Catalogue ca. 1930's

Modern Furniture By Heywood-Wakefield Trade Catalogue ca. 1930's by Heywood-Wakefield Company

Wakefield,MA: Heywood-Wakefield This is a very good softcover copy with light wear to the blue, black and silver covers. The lo...

$250.00
Les Batiks De Madame Pangon

Les Batiks De Madame Pangon by De Monzie, A. (Preface), Rambosson, Yvanhoe (Introduction)

Paris: Éditions d'Art Charles Moreau, 1925. Cloth backed portfolio with batik design and lettering to front board, ri...

$135.00
GLORIA VANDERBILT DESIGNS FOR YOUR HOME SIGNED by Vanderbilt , Interior Design & Her Artwork, with complete directions  & Diagrams for over 70  Original Needlework,

GLORIA VANDERBILT DESIGNS FOR YOUR HOME SIGNED by Vanderbilt , Interior Design & Her Artwork, with complete directions & Diagrams for over 70 Original Needlework, by by Phyllis Hingston Roderick, GLORIA VANDERBILT, SIGNED IN BLACK FELT PEN on Grey Endpapers. Inner DJ Flap $12.95, Illustrated B/W & Color, Photographs by Suzan Wood

Simon & Schuster, NY McCall Pattern Co. , 1977. HBDJ, 1977, 1st edition with #1 in Number Line, Oversized Burgundy HARDCO...

$270.00
Red-Figured Athenian Vases in the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Red-Figured Athenian Vases in the Metropolitan Museum of Art by Richter, Gisela

Yale University Press. Hardcover. New Haven, 1936. Two volumes. Folio, 249 pp. plus plate volume. Mild ex-library, with numbers...

$720.00
The History of Portrait Miniatures 1531-1860 in 2 Volumes

The History of Portrait Miniatures 1531-1860 in 2 Volumes by George C Williamson, Litt. D

London: George Bell and Sons, 1904. First edition, small printing of 520 copies of which 510 were for sale. White linen cloth h...

$2,800.00
DÉCORATIONS PEINTES POUR DEVANTURES ET INTÉRIEURS DE MAGASINS.

DÉCORATIONS PEINTES POUR DEVANTURES ET INTÉRIEURS DE MAGASINS. by GUÉDY, HENRY

Dourdan, 1900. Dourdan: Émile Thézard (circa 1900). Folio, tan printed paper-covered boards; recent cloth spine; o...

$2,500.00



If the decorative arts are your passion, you should definitely look through the rare decorative arts below in the Biblio Rare Book Room. There is a wide variety of topics covered in the rare decorative arts section, from textile swatches to the wallpapers of France. Many of the books include beautiful illustrations and how-to guides of certain crafts and specialties, and anyone who loves working with their hands should definitely peruse the rare decorative arts below in the Biblio Rare Book Room.

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