Holland, MI: Baker Furniture Co. Quarto; VG/no-DJ; red/black spine, gold text; comes in slipcase (very minor shelfwear); covers have a few minor spots; textblocks have former owner's inscription on front free endpapers, otherwise clean; two volume set, plus separate index booklet. [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates].
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England: RotoVision, 2001. Octavo; VG/VG Hardcover; Moderate shelf wear and age to dust jacket, fraying at corners, minor chipping along sides and edges; Moderate wear to boards, fading and chipping along side edges otherwise strong and clean; Binding solid; Text block clean, vivid crisp and clear color illustrations; 448 pp.
1988. Large Quarto; VG/VG-; Black spine with pink text; Dust jacket has slightly sunned exterior edges & spine with moderate rubbing on rear but otherwise clean and undamaged; Cloth has very slight shelf wear with clean, strong and intact panels; Text block shows light wear on exterior edge with unmarked pages and tight binding; pp 199. Russian text.
Nottingham Castle Museum, 1975. First Edition. 8vo., 94 pages, illustrated, oblong widthwise; VG+; cover with gold/cream and red illustrations and red print, slight crease on front near spine edge, upper right corner slightly bumped; clean inside; "An exhibition"; At head of title: "City of Nottingham Leisure Services"
Baltimore: National Association of Marble Dealers, 1923,1924. Large Octavo; G-/no-DJ; 3/4 bound red spines with gilt text; raised bands to spine; bound periodicals in 2 volumes; green cloth covered boards have moderate wear to exterior; noticeable rubbing to edges; chipped head and foot spine edges; sturdy boards; text blocks have light soiling to exterior edges; some cracking to gutters of vol. 2; marbled endpapers; interiors clean; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
Karachi, Pakistan: Export Promotion Buear, 1979. Quarto; VG/G-; spine is image of elaborate carpet pattern in red, black and white, no text; dust jacket clean, 1.5" and 1" closed tears at spine head, 3/4" tear on top back edge, minor to moderate other wear to top edge (curling, creasing, lamination pealing), crease and minor damage to lamination on back inside flap, no markings or discoloration; boards strong, clean, minor rubbing on edges, minimal other wear, no marks or stains; textblock clean, minimal wear, pastedowns and free end papers age toned, no writing/markings, no highlighting/underlining. pp. 63.
Providence, Rhode Island: The Rhode Island Historical Society, 1965. Unstated, apparent first edition. Quarto. Good with no dust jacket. Brown spine with black and white lettering. Owner markings to front pastedown. Bookplate to front free end paper. Covers clean, binding strong. Sporadic foxing to top text block edge. Text of pages generally clean and unmarked. 178pp.
Paris: chez Monsieur Thuret. Set of plates rebound in black hardcovers with 5-band spine with gold gilt; VG; some shelf wear around spine and general fraying around edges; open gutters front and back not detrimental to binding; paper is age-toned, sightly stained with some offsetting on back of plates; contains 42 double sided plates; scarce; shelved in Case 11; please contact us for shipping costs.
France: Flammarion, 2003. First English Edition, First Printing. First Printing,Quarto, 224 pages; VG/VG; Spine is black and grey with white and red lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has minor wear along the edges of the spine; has a small blotch at the top of the back cover; Boards are strong and clean, binding has minor shelf wear along the top and bottom edges; pages clear; Text block clean, vivid full color illustrations.
Alexandria, VA: Tim Life Books, 1999. First Edition. Octavo: VG/VG: Blue spine with white text: Dj is clean with general shelfwear, some indentations: Boards are strong and clean, light rubbing to edges, binding solid: Textblock is clean, front free page inscribed by the author: First Edition:208 pp.
New York: Dover, 1977. Reprint. Large Octavo; VG-/No-DJ (paperback); Spine is very thin and grey with black text; Covers have general shelf wear, edge-wear, rubbing and bumping to corners, age-toning, joints and hinges are sensitive; Text block has general signs of handling, age-toning, content is clear; pp 46; Additional shipping cost for expedited and international orders.
New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1996. Second Edition. Large Octavo; pp 400; G+/paperback; yellowish beige spine with red text; covers show only mild wear to exterior; lightly thumbed corners; intact panels; text block has slight shelf wear to exterior edges; profusely illustrated; interior clean;.
New York: Clarkson Potter/Publishers, 2001. First Edition. Quarto: VG-/VG-: Red spine with off white text: DJ has general shelfwear, some scuff marks: Boards are strong and clean, light edgewear, slight bumping to head and tail of spine, binding solid: Textblock is clean, front end paper inscribed by the author: First Edition: 224 pp.
Hong Kong, China: Media Transasia Ltd, 2001. 2001 Edition. Folio; VG/VG-; Blue Spine with white text; DJ clean with considerable shelfwear and edgewear, rubbing at corners and both ends of spine, chipping at top of spine, smudges on front and back cover; Boards strong, clean, some edgewear with light staining; Textblock clean; pp 247.
New York: Clarkson N. Potter, Inc., 1988. First. Large, square Octavo: VG/VG: Navy blue spine with white text: DJ is in good condition with some general shelfwear, chipping at tail of spine, some scuffs and minor scratches: Boards are strong with some light dust staining, slight fading along edges: Textblock is clean and free of markings folds or tears: First Edition: 239 pp.
New York: Clarkson Potter, Publishers, 1991. First Edition. Small quarto; pp 300; VG-/VG-; light blue spine with blue and ivory text; dust jacket has sunned spine; minor wear to edges; slight rubbing to exterior; cloth shows slight sunning to edges; strong boards; text block has soiled exterior edges; illustrated endpapers; interior clean; profusely illustrated with many photographs.
Garden City: Garden City Publishing Company, Inc., 1929. Large Octavo; G/no-DJ; Light brown spine with gilt text on a dark brown panel; Out of print; Cloth is slightly sunned with slightly rubbed edges and some minor smudges on front but overall clean exterior with strong planks; Text block has shadow toning on pastedowns, missing end paper, slight foxing on first few pages and lightly on other pages, and previous owner's book plate on ffep, however pages have tight, intact binding; pp 376.
New York, London, Paris: Abbeville Press, Publishers, 1991. First Edition. Quarto; pp 423; G/Fair; purple spine with white text; dust jacket has modest rubbing to exterior; noticeable tape mends to lower front and spine edges, as is; small chips to head fore corners; mild dings to edges; previous bookshop's stickers to rear; cloth shows some slight wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows mild wear to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
Boston, New York, London: Bulfinch Press/Little, Brown and Company, 2001. First North American Edition. Quarto; pp 287; VG/VG-; light green spine with green and black text; dust jacket has moderate wear to exterior; slight bumping to front tail edge; cloth has light shelf wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows little wear to exterior edges; interior clean; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York: Bonanza Books, 1952. Quarto: VG/VG-: Black spine with white text:DJ has general shelfwear, scuff marks, some chipping at head and tail of spine, sticker residue on front: Boards are strong and clean, general shelfwear mainly concentrated at head and tail of spine and corners: Textblock has some light dust staining along head edge, otherwise clean and pages are free of markings, folds or tears except front free page which has previous owner's names and a date: Unpaginated. [ Over sized book. Additional shipping necessary for expedited/international shipping. Economy international shipping unavailable due to weight/size restrictions. Please contact seller for additional information.].
New York: Bonanza Books, 1952. First American edition. Quarto. VG with good+ DJ. Black spine with white lettering. Dust jacket panels slightly rubbed, crease to front flap of the dust jacket. Dust jacket lamination separating along part of the spine and the rear hinge. Small mark to fore-edge of the book block. Covers, binding, and text pages generally very good. With a forward by Henry Francis du Pont. 397pp.
San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 2002. Quarto; VG-/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, tan with black print; DJ has small tears at top of spine, fading to spine, edgewear, remainder of vendor label on rear; Boards in black cloth with debossed black print, mild wear to spine caps, mild bump to top corners, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; 224 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (chiefly color).
Woodbridge: Barra Books Ltd., 1983. Revised Edition. Quarto, VG/VG; all volumes' spines red, white text; all volumes' dust jackets have minor shelfwear; all volumes' boards strong, minor rubbing on tail edges; all volumes' text blocks have foxing on exterior head edge; volume 1 dust jacket has sticker on interior front flap; volume 1 dust jacket has small closed tear on front tail edge; volume 1 boards have penned inscription by former owner on front endpaper; volumes 2 and 3 boards have minor bumping along tail edges; volume 2 text block has minor soiling on exterior fore and tail edges; volume 3 dust jacket has small closed tear on front tail edge; number 102 out of 500 copies [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international expedited please inquire for rates].
Könemann, 2005. 2005. Quarto 335pp, hard cover with dust jacket in VG/VG condition. Some rubbing and shelf wear. Beige boards show a few handling smudges. Front hinge starting. First 45pp. has places where the gutter is relaxed. Text is clean. DJ shows shelf wear around edges. DJ wrapped in brodart. Shelved in Arts (Japan).
New York: Rizzoli International Publications, Inc., 2014. First Edition. Large Octavo; pp 223; VG-/VG-; red spine with gilt and black text; dust jacket has minimal wear to exterior; light wear to edges; light sticker residue to rear; cloth has rubbed corners; light shelf wear to boards; text block shows minimal wear to exterior edges; red endpapers; numerous photographs; interior clean.
New York: Assouline, 2005. First Edition, First Printing. Quarto, 190 pages; VG/VG; spine is white with red lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has minimal wear along the top and bottom edges; binding has minor bumping along the bottom edge; signed by the author and by Putman on the title page; shelved case 11.
Madrid: Patrimonio Nacional, 2006. Quarto; pp 261; VG/VG-; gray/tan pictorial spine with dark green text; dust jacket shows light rubbing to exterior; light scratches to front; cloth clean; minor bumping to head fore corners; text block has slight shelf wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; interior clean; profusely illustrated; very good binding; Spanish text; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1989. Quarto; VG/VG; Black spine with orange and white text. DJ has general shelf wear, no tears; Boards have some spotting, light rubbing to edges, apart from that, clean, binding strong; Textblock is clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 208; May require extra pricing for shipping international.
Helsinki: Desura Oy Ltd, 2003. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 191; VG-/no-DJ; white/green spine with black and white text; cloth shows light soiling to exterior; strong boards; text block has slight wear to exterior edges; blue patterned endpapers; frontispiece; interior clean; profusely illustrated; CD in pouch to rear pastedown; English and Finnish texts.
New York: Rizzoli International Publications, Inc., 2001. First U.S. Edition. Small Quarto; pp 160; VG-/VG-; yellowish beige spine with gilt text; full title: Monochrome Home: Harmony, Balance, and the Elements of Modern Style; dust jacket has light wear to exterior; minor wear to corners; cloth shows minimal wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has minimal wear to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated.
Boston, New York, London: Bullfinch Press/Little, Brown and Company, 2001. First Edition. Small quarto; pp 192; VG-/G; dark green spine with ivory text; dust jacket has minor chipping to spine head edge; slight rubbing to exterior; cloth shows minimal wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has soiled exterior edges; dark brown endpapers; interior clean; frontispiece; profusely illustrated with many photographs.
London: Country Life, Batsford, 1911. First edition. Two volumes, folio. Both volumes fair+ with no dust jacket. Faded, stained red spine with gold lettering. Each volume INSCRIBED but not signed by the author on the front free end paper. Some rubbing and scuffing to covers. Front end paper loose at hinges of both volumes. Offsetting to free end paper. Several plates loose. Pages generally clean. Includes over 1,500 illustrations and over 70 photogravure plates. Volume 1 to 466pp, volume 2 continues to 1085pp.
London: Charls Scribner's Sons, 1922. First Edition. Folio; VG/no-DJ; spine maroon w/ gold txt, creasing at joints, fraying and tearing at tail, head is torn, separating from binding somewhat, fraying at edges, staining at bottom front of cover, general wear; boards firm, sml sticker on inside front otherwise clean; binding loose at hinges but still strong; pages have some discoloration from aging, minor wear, stamp on free front page. Despite all this, in very fair condition as is. 266pp + 426prints **oversize/overweight: requires additional postage for expedited/international orders**.
Tokyo: Kodansha International, 1995. First Paperback Edition. Large Octavo: VG-/no-DJ paperback: Light gray spine with white text: Covers have general shelfwear, curling/fraying at corners, age toning along spine: Textblock is clean and pages are free of markings, folds or tears: First Paperback Edition:183 pp.
New York: Rizzoli International Publications, 1989. First U.S. edition. Quarto in burgundy cloth with burgundy DJ in brodart and white letters; VG/VG; open gutter at center but good binding; minor pencil inscription on one page; pp. 194; with chapters on yachts and the Mausoleum; shelved in Interior Decorating section.