New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1998. Hardcover. Inscribed by the two authors on the half title. A fascinating and sumptuous documenting the restoration of the White House by Jacqueline Kennedy and her advisors - the most extensive and significant to date. With rich anecdotes and many four-color and black and white photographs with individual chapters by room, including the private quarters (from dust jacket). Bound in brown cloth and in a white dust jacket with title to spine and cover and photo of Mrs. Kennedy to cover. Some sunning to top of cloth binding and slight crease to top of jacket otherwise near fine. Measures 9 x 11 inches. 260 pages including index. DECARTS/011219. Near Fine / Near Fine.
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Williamsburg, VA: The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, 1977. Hardcover. SIGNED BY AUTHOR, PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED on title-page: To Olivia Rodgers an old & dear friend John and also signed under his printed name. Fine blue coated cloth backed blue linen boards, gilt title to spine. Very good plus pictorial d.j. (one closed tear to rear flap, small amount of creasing, edgewear). Interior is very nice, bright and clean, though a few areas have some ink underlining. Contains 144 plates, many in color. 153 pp. + facsimile reproduction of the 1755 Chelsea sale catalog, an important source documents for students of English porcelain. Ceramics. CER/8223. Very Good + in Very Good DJ.
New York: Park Lane, (1989). Hardcover. Folio. Red cloth covered boards with bright gilt title to spine. Light bumping to spine ends and corners. Pristine interior with wonderful full color photographic illustrations thoughout. Illustrated price clipped dust jacket with white title to front and spine panels. Minor fading to front and spine panels. Index, 320 pages. Decorative Arts. DECART/060712. Near Fine in Near Fine Dust Jacket.
New York: Phaidon Press, 1974. Hardcover. "This book is about the ormolu (ground gold) ornaments - candelabra, door knobs, escutcheons, sconces, inkstands, clock-cases and ornamental vases - which were produced by Matthew Boulton at his Soho Manufactory, just outside Birmingham, between 1768 and 1782" (jacket). Bookplate of English architecture professor Patrick Horsbrugh, who has also inscribed and signed the front free endpaper. Yellow cloth boards with gilt title to spine. Small spots of foxing to covers. Minor wear to edges of boards and bumping to top corners. In tan illustrated dust jacket with black title to spine and front panels. Minor wear to edges and corners of jacket. Rubbing to panels of jacket. Includes 176 illustrations of which two are in full color. 398 pages. DEC/102618. Very Good / Very Good.
New York: Clarkson N. Potter, Inc., 1974. Hardcover. FIRST EDITION. Very good purple cloth 4to., bright silver gilt to spine. Insides are clean, bright text. Binding is tight. Endpapers faded at edges and along hinge. Illustrated dust jacket with white title to front panel and blue spine panel. Minor edge wear to dust jacket. 120 color illustrations and 110 b/w. Index, 210 pp. Ceramics and Glass. GLASS/8233. Very Good in Very Good Dust Jacket.
New York: Random House, 1971. Hardcover. 8vo. In purple cloth covered boards with gilt title stamp to spine. In white DJ with minor edgewear, toning, and a small closed tear to top edge of front panel. Interior is mostly clean and bright with b/w illustrations and color illustrated endpapers. Faint foxing to textblock edges. Index. 309pp. ARTBIO/041407. Very Good in Very Good Minus dj.
Richmond, VA: William Byrd Prefs, Inc., 1927. Hardcover. Blue Cloth covered boards with pale yellow title to front board. Title to spine is almost entirely gone. Rubbing to title on front board. Wear to edges of boards and to spine ends. Minor rubbing to hinges. Spine is faded. Front interior hinge is cracked and binding is loose. pages still tightly bound. Color frontis with tissue. 371 black and white illustrations. Interior is clean. Index included. 503 pages. Interior design. INT/2133. Very Good -.
Paris: Les Editions D'Art et D'Histoires, 1935. Hardcover. Third edition of this work on eighteenth century furniture, the makers, and their marks. This edition comprises sixty-six loose plates that appeared in the earlier editions of the full reference work. The plates are photographic reproductions of the various pieces of furniture. Accompanied by an alphabetic list of the furniture makers, a brief description of the piece, and its current location in a museum or private collection. Both are housed in a quarto portfolio with grey paper covers and blue cloth spine. Spine has split along bottom edge and some fading to covers. Ribbon ties at top, bottom, and side. Plates are in near fine condition. DEC/051415. Very Good.
New York: Tabard Press, 1979. Hardcover. 4to. Fine to near mint blue smooth paper boards (very small nick to bottom edge). In fine illustrated silver and black dust jacket with black title to front and spine panels. Interior is crisp, tight and clean. Illustrated throughout. Index, 171 pp. Antiques. ANT/6253. Near Fine in Near Fine Dust Jacket.