August SALE: books in our Archaeology, Architecture, and German Language sections priced at $100 or less are 30% off!
This sale excludes artists' books, private press, and items sold on consignment. Additional items are available for sale in our open shop.
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Stuttgart: Carl Krabbe. Hardcover. No date. Very Good in grey illustrated paper wrappers with grey title to front wrapper and black title to spine. Minor edgewear to exterior. Interior is clean and bright with illustrations throughout and a fold out map. A few unopened pages at rear. 88 pages. In German. GER/4213. Very Good.
New York: The Vendome Press, 1979. Hardcover. With 245 black and white illustrations and 46 color plates. "The most beautiful [French houses] were chosen and photographed by the editors of Realites, adn among these most are here being reproduced in book form for the first time. To bring them to life, Claude Fregnac and Wayne Andrews have prepared a colorful and amusing text that is a capsule social history of Paris through the centuries, as well as a history of architecture and decoration" (jacket). Brown cloth boards with gilt title to spine and front board. Minor wear to edges of boards and bumping to corners. Clean and bright overall with small dampstain to top margin of some pages. In an illustrated dust jacket with white spine panel titled in black. Minor chipping and wear to edges of jacket. Evidence of dampstain to top of spine panel of jacket and small drip mark to bottom of spine panel. 280 pages. ARCH/102618. Very Good / Very Good.
Leipzig: Im Insel-Verlag, 1920. Hardcover. Biography of French poet and actress Marceline Desbordes-Valmore (1786 - 1859). First Edition. Very good in cream paper covered boards with black title to spine and front cover. Chipping to spine ends and hinges, browning to spine, and minor wear to edges of boards. Minor browning to margins of pages, else clean. Frontispiece illustration. 349 pages. In German. GER210171. Very Good.