London: Sampson Low, Marston & Co., Ltd., 1903. Hard Cover. First Edition. 4 bound issues, Vol. 6, Nos. 21-24 (May through Aug. 1903). 3/4 green leather with raised bands, no imprinting on spine. Near fine. Profusely illustrated with color and b/w plates. In this issue: Old Marseilles Ware, Chippendale Furniture, Gainsborough's Portrait of a Lady, Alencon and Argentan lace, Holbein's Henry VIII, and much more. Fine.
Sampson Low, Marston & Co., Ltd., 1902. Hard Cover. First Edition. 4 bound issues, Vol. 4, Nos. 13-16 (Sept. through Dec. 1902). 3/4 green leather with raised bands, no imprinting on spine. Near fine. Profusely illustrated with color and b/w plates. 294 pp. Spine a bit aged. Beautifully illustrated, and printed on glossy stock, these bound issues are full of captioned tissue-protected reproductions of b/w engravings and color paintings, some of which are tipped-in. In this issue: Durer's Adam and Eve, beautiful color plates of two worcester china vases, from their costume series the Empress Eugenie in her bridal dress(1853),armour, and much more! Fine.
New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1927. Printed Cloth. First Edition. 108 pp. + 92 photo plates in b/w or monocolor and color frontis. Flax-colored cover is printed with an assortment of black flowers. Black rules top and bottom run through the spine to back cover. Pasted-on spine label in black on cream color. One of an edition of 2000, this book was published by the generosity of William Sloane Coffin. An ink signature on ffep is the only mark. Frontis is an exquisite Indian hand-painted cloth in full color. Text is divided into the French history by Clouzot and notes on British and American processes by Frances Morris. A beautiful book! Fine.
Grand Rapids, MI: The Dean-Hicks Company, 1929. Hard Cover. First Edition. 382 pp. Red cloth covered boards with gold and silver art nouveau design with a swastika (originally a Native American symbol) in the red in the center of the design. Clean and sharp within. Illustrated with both color and plack and white illustrations and photographs. Very Good.