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The New Yankee Workshop

By: Abram, Norm; Snyder, Tim

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Boston, Little Brown & Co.: 1989

Edition: 13th Printing

Seller ID: 005932


181 pp., light to moderate wear, several pages with dog-eared creases. Text clean. Binding firm, spine uncreased. Price stickers on front cover. A do-it-yourself guide to furniture projects. Companion the the PBS television series. View more info

January 2009 -- Brad Pitt Cover

By: Architectural Digest

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, Conde Nast Publications: 2009

Seller ID: 003743


150 pp. on glossy stock. Many color photos. Over story is about actor Brad Pitt's project to build affordable stilt ousing in hurricane ravaged section of New Orleans. Other articles: NYC townhouse designed by Samuel Botero; Coastal home in Aptos, Northern California, designed by Ehrlich Architects; the Avasi adobe hotel in Chile's Atacama desert; Ed Tuttle's Thai beach house. Size: 4to - -10.75 in Tall View more info

September 2007 Issue -- Designers' Own Homes

By: Architectural Digest

Price: $4.50

Publisher: NY, Conde Nast Publications: 2007

Seller ID: 006080


314 pp. on glossy stock. Many color photos. Theme of the issue is a tour of the homes of several designers. The homes featured and their locations are those of Campion Platt, New York's SoHo; Lee F. Mindel, NY Hamptons; Stephen Knollenberg, Douglas, Mich.; Bernard Wharton, Rhode Island's Narragansett Bay; Jacques Grange, Paris; Sandra Nunnerly, New York's Upper East Side; David Hovey, Winnetka, Ill.; S. Marc Thee, Miami; Juan Pablo Molyneux, Paris; Dean Marchetto, New Yo... View more info

August 2006 -- Exotic Special Issue

By: Architectural Digest

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, Conde Nast: 2006

Seller ID: 010279


177 pp. plus advertising matter. Moderate wear, thumbed, light rippling of pages. Features show homes in a Moscow duplex, Athens apartment, plantation house in Mustique, a Lithuanian home pluse 3 hotels (Hacienda Puerta in Campeche, Mexico; Hotel de la Paix in Cambodia; Benguerra Lodge in Mozambique). Plus a review of the Aquarius Alfa yacht. Size: 4to -- 11 in Tall View more info

December 1998 Issue -- Frank Sinatra Cover

By: Architectural Digest

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Conde Nast: 1998

Seller ID: 010303


256 pp. on glossy stock. Light wear, thumbed, a few corner creases. Cover story by David McClintick shows interior of Sinatra's Palm Springs compound. 10-page color spread. Other features include a look at Moere-Numa Park, designed by Isamu Noguchi; Author David Guterson's nostalgia for his boyhood in Seattle; feature on Warsaw palace restorations; a tour of the polo plantation owned by developer Neil Hirsch in Wellington, Fl. ; guide to antique hunting in Westchester Co... View more info

April 1998 Issue -- Hollywood Homes

By: Architectural Digest

Price: $7.50

Publisher: NY, Conde Nast: 1998

Seller ID: 010312


332 pp. Light edgewear, spine uncreased, corner crease on rear cover. Text clean. Historical and contemporary glimpses of the homes of many Hollywood stars, including Jimmy Stewart, Rita Hayworth, Claudette Colbert and Val Kilmer (all shown on front cover), plus Diane Keaton, Joan Blondell & Dick Powell, Boris Karloff, Helen Mirren, Burt Lancaster, Tallulah Bankhead, Charles Laughton, Ann Souther, Gene Autrey and Billy Haines. Other articles include a piece on Sunset Bou... View more info

Special New York Issue, Giorgio Armani Cover, April 2002 Issue

By: Architectural Digest

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, Conde Nast: 2002

Seller ID: 010370


282 pp. Nearly new, spine uncreased. A linear iink smudge near spine on front cover, likely a printing error. A package of articles about several luxury homes in New York City, including the minimalist Central Park West penthouse of fashion designer Giorgio Armani, actor Leonard Nimoy's Central Park home; and author John Berendt's light-infused home on the Upper West Side; modernist furniture in Chelsea; a 3-floor wall-window penthouse with a bathroom as its focal point ... View more info

March 2002 -- Georgia O'Keefe's Ghost Ranch Issue

By: Architectural Digest

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Conde Nast: 2002

Seller ID: 010371


196 pp. Crease on upper corner of front cover. Otherwise close to new. Cover story is a 9-age spread on Ghost Ranch, longtime retreat of the late Georia O'Keeffe in northern New Mexico, now preserved as a museum and conference center. Other features show the NY Asian-themed home of Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell; an ultra-geometric home in Southampton, NY, and a bush camp in Botswana. Size: 4to -- 11 in Tall View more info

January 2009 -- Brad Pitt Cover

By: Architectural Digest

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, Conde Nast Publications: 2009

Seller ID: 0503003743


150 pp. on glossy stock. Many color photos. Over story is about actor Brad Pitt's project to build affordable stilt ousing in hurricane ravaged section of New Orleans. Other articles: NYC townhouse designed by Samuel Botero; Coastal home in Aptos, Northern California, designed by Ehrlich Architects; the Avasi adobe hotel in Chile's Atacama desert; Ed Tuttle's Thai beach house. View more info

Living with Zen

By: Baholyodhin, Ou

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Boston, Tuttle Publishing: 2000

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 010175


208 pp., index, bibliography. 200+ photos; many full-page color photos. Guidance for designing a simple, minimalist personal environment according to Zen principles. Covering such topics as work spaces, bedrooms, nature brought indoors, use of bamboo, leaves, wood, liberation from clutter, fusion of East and West design concepts. Size: 4to -- 12 in Tall View more info

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Art Deco Interiors: Decoration and Design Classics of the 1920s and 1930s

By: Bayer, Patricia

Price: $14.50

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 1998

Seller ID: 010174


224 pp on coated stock. 151 color plates, many more b&w photos. Many full-page photos. A survey of Art Deco design as it reshapeed interior design, both residential and commercial, in the 1930 and 1930s. Frontispiece shows Chrysler Building lobby. Detailed text and captions. Size: 4to -- 11.5 In Tall View more info

Living the Country Life

By: Better Homes and Gardens

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Des Moines, Iowa, Meredith Corp.: 1985

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 005964


320 pp. of glossy stock. Color photos throughout. A sampling of several different country homes and various furniture styles that fall into the "country" category. Includes a chapter on country gardens. View more info

The Cabinetmakers of America: Their Lives and Works

By: Bjerkoe, Ethel Hale

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Bonanza Books: 1957

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 009961


246 pp., with b&w photos and line drawings. Some rubbing on edges and corner of orange cloth cover. Dust jacket moderately rubbed and tattered along creases. An encyclopedic alphabetized reference listing important cabinetmakers, and their locations, many of them from 17th and 18th centuries, Most entries have 50 to 200 words of biographical information. More important ones have one to two full pages of material. Sketches provide details of their characteristic styles. S... View more info

Williamsburg Reproductions: Interior Designs for Today's Living

By: Craft House

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Williamsburg Va., Craft House/Colonial Williamsburg Foundation: 1971

Edition: Later Printing.

Seller ID: 009339


201 pp on heavy stock. Many color photos and b&w drawings. Chocolate brown stiff wraps, with Williamsburg manufacturing mark embossed on front cover. Very lightly read, light thumbing. Text clean. More than just a catalog, this is a useful reference book for identifying various furrniture styles and decorative motifs. Introduction gives the background of the Williamsburg restoration project, and a brief overview of the town's coloial history, including its role as capita... View more info

Better Homes and Gardens New Decorating Book

By: Cullison, Pamela J., Ed.

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Des Moines, Iowa, Meredith Corp.: 1983

Edition: 6th Printing

Seller ID: 005504


432 pp. Lightly aged with slight spine slant, light browning of endpapers, 2 or 3 small foxing spots. Color photos throughout. Color photo cover. A typical handsome BH&G production. View more info

Great Interiors

By: Grant, Ian, Ed.

Price: $17.00

Publisher: New York, E. F. Dutton & Co.: 1967

Edition: First U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 005553


228 pp. on coated stock. 40 color plates, 200 b&w illustrations. Faint rubbing of lower front joint of crimson cloth cover, a bit more dot-like rubbing on lower half of rear cover. Dust jacket has a tear on rear panel's lower corner. Else close to new, no markings or stains. A collection of essays by British art historians surveying interior design of mansions and palaces in Europe and America from 1650 through the present. Cecil Beaton has a three-page introduction. Oth... View more info

House& Garden's Complete Guide to Interior Decoration

By: House & Garden Editors

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster: 1953

Edition: 5th Edition

Seller ID: 005559


319 pp on glossy stock; several color photos, numerous b&w photos. Corner lightly bumped, some edgewear on spine. Overall, gray spine cloth and blue boards very clean. Previous owner's small ID stamping on front end paper has been crossed out. Excellent historical resource showing how the modernism of the 1950s, with large plate glass windows, Scandinavian type furniture, etc., was beginning to compete with imitation colonial-style designs from earlier eras. Shipping sur... View more info

Osborne and Little: The Decorated Room

By: Johnson, Lorraine and Townsend, Gabrielle

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Woodstock, N.Y., Overlook Press: 1988

Edition: 1st American Edition.

Seller ID: 005284


175 pp. on coated stock, 150 color photos. Nearly new, small quarter-inch tear on top edge of rear panel of dj. Some crinkling along top edge. Silver foil titling bright and intact. Previous owner's bookplate on front pastedown. Osbore and Little, one of London's leading interior design firms, display their creativity in a variety of rooms in family homes. Many of their designs successfully combine modern elements with period furniture and architectural detail. Informati... View more info

Chests, Cupboards, Desks and Other Pieces

By: Ketchum, William C.

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Ny, Alfred a Knopf Inc: 1982

Edition: 1st Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 009062


334 pp. plus about 50 pp of appendix matter (price guide, glossary, bibliography etc.) Many color photos and b&w detail sketches. A comprehensive guide to main styles of American furntiture, from 1600s onward to Mission and Art Deco styles. Also includes miscellaneous items such as hall trees , mirrors and vanity tables. Part of the Knopf Collectors' Guides to American Antiques. Foldout DJ with chipping and tears covers stiff wraps. 8vo -- 8.25 in Tall By 4.25 in Wide View more info

Calm Working Spaces

By: Mack, Lorrie

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, HarperCollins: 2000

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 005782


176 pp. on coated stock, color photos throughout. Close to new, no markings. A guide to creating and equipping a home office or work space. The author emphasizes a home office should be carefully designed so that it's not just a junk room. The book was first published in the United Kingdom by Marshall Publications Ltd. View more info