New York: Rizzoli, 1991. Hard Cover. First Edition. First American Edition. First Printing. Clean, crisp copy. Dust jacket has slight wear at top edge, now in mylar cover. Stunning book on the Jourdain family and their contribution to architecture, design, and the Art Nouveau and Art Moderne, and International Style Movements. Fine / Very Good.
New York: E. Weyhe, 1926. Hard Cover. First Edition. 46 pp. Folio. Text in German plus 132 pp mostly full color, full-page plates. Cover embossed and lettered in gilt, gilt lettering on spine. Few white marks on cover, spine creased top & bottom. Examples of the finest handwork and skilled arts from all over Europe. Beautiful ceramics, textiles, metal arts, embroidery, woodwork, and other ornamental skills. Very Good.
San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 1994. Soft Cover. First Edition. 119 pp. Color, b/w ills. Multicolored cover shows various designs front & back. Black spine lettered in red and white. Small black remainder mark lower edge. Crisp and clean. "Includes an array of posters, packaging, trademarks, letterheads, and advertising ephemera ..... many of which have never been published in the U.S. before." Fine.
London: verbavolant, 2005. Hardcover. First Edition. 480 pp. Folio. Clean, crisp copy with the dust jacket in a mylar cover.
Originally published in Italy in 1930, this is a fabulous reproduction of a volume that celebrated the Art Nouveau, Art Moderne and Bauhaus movements of the 1920s. Over 800 illustrations. Fine / fine.
Melbourne, Australia: Georgian House, 1962. Hard Cover. First Edition. First Printing. 198 pp. Light scuffing to dust jacket from shelf wear, now in mylar cover. Clean and crisp within. A fabulous survey of ornamental cast iron in Autralia. A rare volume on Australian architecture and design. Very Good / Very Good.
New York: Belgian Government Information Center, 1954. Paperback. First. Text + 39 pp. plates. Color & b/w ills. Subtitle: "An Exhibition of Applied Art Organized by the Ministry of Economic Affairs of Belgium at the Architectural League of New York....September 16 to September 30th, 1954." Card covers have red, black and yellow design on front. Penciled notation on front. Solid white rear cover a bit soiled. Printed on glossy stock, the book includes a variety of illustrations. Perhaps the most outstanding is a fold-out double-page of a tapestry offered by the Belgian Government to the U.N.. Depicting the triumph of peace, the tapestry measured 43.5 feet by 28.5 feet. Very Good.
Garden City: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1926. Hardcover. First Edition. xiv, 237 pp. Folio. Light scuffing to dust jacket, small chips at edges. Water stain at midpoint of front cover along hinge, water has migrated through to the first dozen pages of the text block. Otherwise clean within. Good / very good.