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1 Palm Beach International Art & Antique Fair Paintings, Furniture, Silver, Jewelry, Textiles & Objects; January 30- February 9,
Florida[?] International Fine Art Expositions 2003 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Cover is dark blue with gold lettering on front and spine. Brown, monochrome flower picture on endpapers. Pages are clean and tight; this appears as if unused. This is the auction catalog from one of the most prominent American art and antique fairs. Sections are: From the Organizers; Letters of Greeting; Norton Museum of Art; Index of Exhibitors; Exhibiting Galleries; Advertisements; Future Expositions; Acknowledgements. All of the items, along with the extensive description, are accompanied by a color photo. The items are gorgeous, some of them very exotic, and makes one wish you could just zip down there for the next fair and start bidding. Even has pages for notes at the back. Oversized, 4#. ; Color Photographs; 9 x 12; 155+ pages; Cover has slight bumping. DJ has some light bumping and rubbing; in a mylar cover. 
Price: 19.50 USD
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2 Sealing Wax Art [1922 Edition] No. 524-50M-11-24
Framingham, MA Dennison Manufacturing Co. 1922 Soft Cover Very Good- 
Soft cover is stapled wraps. Pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with dozens of b/w drawings and photographs, and a two page color display in the center, for the 'Colors of Dennison Wax Deluxe and Letter Wax'. "The development of sealing wax for decorative purposes is growing all of the time and new uses are being discovered and new designs are constantly being created". ; B&W and color Illustrations; 5 x 8; 24 pages; Cover has rubbing/scuffing, sunning, shelf wear, small wear marks. Pages have minor, shallow creases, signs of careful use. 
Price: 13.00 USD
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3 The Masterwork Treasury of Great Prints and Printmakers Collector's Edition - A Remarkable Compendium of World-Renowned Masters - Daumier, Goya, Cassatt, Toulouse-Lautrec, Corot, Piranesi
New York Collector's Guild 1970 Reprint; Soft Cover Near Fine 
Soft cover is faux leather, burgundy with gold lettering on front and spine. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. A collection of reprinted articles, originally published between 1910-1920, in 'The Print-Collector's Quarterly'. Illustrated with b/w pictures. Each of the sections is numbered separately, ranging from 16 pages to 64 pages. "Please Note: Each individual article is paged independently to uphold the uniqueness of each subject and author". Each written by a different authority. States limited to 10000 copies. ; B&W Illustrations; 5 1/2 x 8; 206+ pages; Cover has slight bumping. 
Price: 11.50 USD
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4 Aikman, Lonnelle Rider With Destiny: George Washington
Mclean, VA Link Press, Publishers 1983 0912991011 / 9780912991016 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good+ 
Softcover is heavy cardboard; black ground with gold lettering on front and spine. Blue monochrome endpapers. Pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with dozens of b/w drawings and photographs. Sections are: Behind Myth and Monument; a Capital is Born; "My Own Vine and Fig Tree"; bibliography; index. Oversized, 3#. ; B & W illustrations; 9 x 12; 173 pages; Cover has shelf wear, light rubbing/scuffing, bumping and some minor, shallow scratches towards the bottom of the rear cover. 
Price: 9.50 USD
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5 Albert W Wardin, Jr. Belmont Mansion The Home of Joseph and Adelicia Acklen
Nashville, TN Belmount Mansion Association 1997 Third Revised Edition Third Printing; Soft Cover Near Fine Illustrated by Bob Schatz, Photographer 
B & W and Color; 8 1/2 x 11; 48 pages; Soft cover has slight rubbing/bumping. Stapled wraps. Laid in are two pieces; one is a peach colored page about the mansion; the other is green folded brochure, giving opening hourse and history of the mansion. Each is as new condition. Pages of the booklet are like new, appears as if unused. Illustrated with 2 maps, 14 b/w pictures and 58 color pictures, as well as 2 floor plans and a 2 page geneaology. "Belmont Mansion, also known as Acklen Hall, and originally known as Belle Monte, Belle Mont or Belmont, is a historic mansion located in Nashville, Tennessee on the campus of Belmont University. , , , In 1849, Adelicia Hayes Franklin married Joseph Alexander Smith Acklen, a young attorney from Alabama, and they immediately began construction of Belle Monte (Belmont) on 180 acres in Davidson County. Completed by 1853 as an Italian villa style summer home. Adelicia and Joseph used Belmont as a summer home to escape from the heat of Adelicia's seven Louisiana cotton plantations, which totaled 8,600 acres. The Acklens built, furnished, and landscaped one of the most elaborate antebellum homes in the South, totaling 36 rooms and 19,000 sq ft (1,800 m2)." Foreword; History; Bibliography; Genealogy. 
Price: 31.75 USD
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6 Altman, Violet and Seymour The Book of Buffalo Pottery
New York Bonanza Books, New York 1969 Hard Cover Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket 
Hard cover is orange with gold lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight. Exhaustively illustrated with over 400 color and b/w photographs. Some of the sections are: Larkin Company; Blue Willow and Gaudy Willow; Pitchers and Jugs; Deldare Ware; Abino Ware; glossary; bibliography; index. Oversized, 4#. ; Photographs; 8 3/4 x 11 1/4; 192 pages; Hardcover has light shelf wear, rubbing, bumping. DJ has bumping, rubbing/scuffing, bumping; in a mylar cover. 
Price: 21.25 USD
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7 Balfour, Derek Re-Upholstery Techniques
Boston Little Brown & Company 1985 0316079324 / 9780316079327 First American Edition Hardcover New in New dust jacket 
Hard cover has glazed, illustrated boards; white spine with black lettering. DJ in a mylar cover. Extensively illustrated with dozens of color and b/w photographs, drawings, diagrams. This book provides practical, illustrated advice on how to inexpensively repair, renovate, or care for that aging piece of furniture or indeed any treasured possession suffering from the ravages of time; Re-upholstery Techniques enables the amateur to tackle the re-upholstery of old furniture and achieve a truly professional finish; Practical projects from a simple drop-in seat for a dining room chair to a complex buttoned chair are covered in detail; Step-by-step drawings and photographs simplify difficult tasks; Armed with this book, the home repair enthusiast can buy beautiful but threadbare antique furniture and avoid the cost of having it re-upholstered professionally. ; Craftsman's Guides Series; B & W and Color; 0.4 x 8.4 x 4.9 Inches; 76 pages 
Price: 18.00 USD
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8 Balpinar, Belkis and Udo Hirsch Flatweaves Of The Vakiflar Museum, Istanbul/ Flachgewebe Des Vakiflar-Museums, Istanbul: English/german Language
Wesel, Germany Verlag Uta Hulsey 1982 3923185022 / 9783923185023 Hardcover New in New dust jacket 
NEW NEW. Hard cover is dark brown with gold logo on front, gold lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight; new, still in publisher's shrinkwrap, which has been slit open. Extensively illustrated with 120 color plates, on recto page. Verso page has the description in English and German. This museum opened in Germany under the direction of Carpet Museum of the Republic of Turkey General Directorate of Foundations. Printed in Germany. Lithos/Color separations by RCS W. Terfruchte, Vreden. Contents are: Foreword; Vakiflar and the Donation Process of Flatweaves; Background of Traditional Flatweaves; Historical Context of Anatolian Weavers; Technical Variations in Anatolian Flatweaves; Sources consulted; plates. Absolutely GORGEOUS book on a very specialized type of textile art/history, and museum collection on these important pieces. Oversized, 4#. ; Color Plates; 9 x 12 1/4; 295 pages; Light bumping on cover and DJ. 
Price: 32.75 USD
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9 Balpinar, Belkis and Udo Hirsch Flatweaves Of The Vakiflar Museum, Istanbul/ Flachgewebe Des Vakiflar-Museums, Istanbul: English/german Language
Wesel, Germany Verlag Uta Hulsey 1982 3923185022 / 9783923185023 Hardcover New in New dust jacket 
NEW NEW. Hard cover is dark brown with gold logo on front, gold lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight; new, still in publisher's shrinkwrap. Extensively illustrated with 120 color plates, on recto page. Verso page has the description in English and German. This museum opened in Germany under the direction of Carpet Museum of the Republic of Turkey General Directorate of Foundations. Printed in Germany. Lithos/Color separations by RCS W. Terfruchte, Vreden. Contents are: Foreword; Vakiflar and the Donation Process of Flatweaves; Background of Traditional Flatweaves; Historical Context of Anatolian Weavers; Technical Variations in Anatolian Flatweaves; Sources consulted; plates. Absolutely GORGEOUS book on a very specialized type of textile art/history, and museum collection on these important pieces. Oversized, 4#. ; Color Plates; 9 x 12 1/4; 295 pages 
Price: 32.75 USD
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10 Barret, Richard Carter How to Indentify Bennington Pottery Easy Guide to Detail and Variety
Brattleboro, VT The Stephen Green Press 1964 First Edition (?) Soft Cover Very Good- 
B&W Illustrations; 7.80 X 5.12 X 1 inches; 72 pages; Soft cover has shelf wear, and some brown speckling at top of front cover and text block; sticker residue on back cover. Lavishly illustrated with 300+ b/w photographs of Bennington Pottery. Contains a complete glossary and index. "The purpose of this guide, is to tell and to show, as clearly as possible, which pieces of pottery or porcelain were made at the potteries at Bennington and which were not...The combined production of the potteries at Bennington puts their ceramic output in a comparison class with the glass items produced at Sandwich, Mass...." 
Price: 10.00 USD
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11 Bartolucci, Mairsa and Cathy Lang Ho CONTEMPORARY AMERICAN FURNITURE
New York Rizzoli International Publications, Inc. 2000 0789304929 / 9780789304926 First Edition Original Wraps Very Good+ 
Published by Rizzoli International Publications, Inc. , NY, NY. Cover has some light edge wear and rubbing. Pages are clean and tight. Printed on high quality, glossy paper. Extensively illustrated with hundreds of color and b/w photos. Book is in three sections: "The East--The East, New York; " "The Great In-Between--In-Between; " and "The West--The West, Bay Area. "; Remainder; Photographs; 8vo 8 1/2 x 8 1/2; 208 pages; Red slash mark through ISBN on back of cover. 
Price: 14.25 USD
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12 Baskin, Leonard Leonard Baskin Drawings and Sculpture; Exhibition February 24-March 24, 1974
New York Summit, N.J. : Summit Art Center, 1974 1974 First Edition Stapled wraps Very Good- 
Softcover is stapled wraps. White with black lettering on front. 1/4" tan stain in upper corner, near spine on first leaf and same spot in next leaf the 'chronology page.' B/w photogrpahs of 24 works, drawings and sculpture. Leonard Baskin ( 1922 – 2000) an American sculptor, book-illustrator, wood-engraver, printmaker, graphic artist, writer and teacher. Awards and Honors: Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (1966) ; Guggenheim Fellowship; Gold Medal of The American Academy of Arts and Letters Special Medal of Merit of the American Institute of Graphic Arts Gold Medal of the National Academy of Design. ; Exhibition Catalogue Series; B&W Illustrations; 8 x 10 1/4; Cover has crease in bottom corner, light rubbing/scuffing. 
Price: 25.25 USD
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13 Benesch, Otto, Introduction Egon Schiele 1890-1918, Watercolors And Drawings, Memorial Exhibition: October 31 - December 14, 1968
New York The Galerie St. Etienne, 24 West 57 1968 Soft Cover Very Good 
Soft cover is heavy, glazed paper. Spine has black lettering on white. Otto Benesch wrote the introduction to the original guide, 1948. Otto Kallir wrote another introduction for this, the 1968 memorial guide. Besides the unnumbered pages of both introductions, there is a two page, alas very brief chronology of this too short lived artist [who died of the 1918 influenza pandemic], and at the back, a two page index, in chronological order, of the catalogue of works. Extensively illustrated with 70 color and b/w pictures. The left [verso] page, gives brief description of the art shown on the right [recto] page. Overall, pages are clean and tight. ; B & W and Color; 6 x 8 1/4; 155 pages; Cover has rubbing/scuffing, light sunning and shelf wear, 3/4" separation at bottom of spine, front, of cover and first 10-15 leaves. Owner's name tidily written in ink on front end paper. 
Price: 18.25 USD
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14 Beyer, Jinny The Quilter's Album of Blocks and Borders More than 750 Geometric Designs Illustrated and Categorized for Easy Identification and Drafting
Mclean, VA EPM Publications 1986 0914440926 / 9780914440925 Paperback Near Fine Illustrated by Jinny Beyer and Dan Ramsey 
B&W Illustrations; 8.43 X 5.85 X 0.73 inches; 198 pages; Soft cover has white spine with maroon lettering. One small, tidy notation on page 77, otherewise pages are clean and tight. Includes "transparent plastic pattern grid sheet that goes over the blocks to aid in understanding how to draft even the most complicated designs". Lavishly illustrated with 750 b/w patterns, diagrams, drawings. Laid in 'Editor's Favorite Quilt Designs 12 Best-Loved Patterns from Quilters' Newsletter Magazine and Quiltmaker' 14 page b/w brochure. Bibliography; index. 
Price: 32.25 USD
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15 Billings, Sean and Johanna S. Peachblow Glass Collector's Identification & Price Guide
Iola, WI Krause Publications 2000 0873419715 / 9780873419710 First Edition (?) Softcover New 
Published in 2000. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. Lavishly illustrated with 500 color photos. Has over 300 prices in the price guide. Also includes in-depth information on how to identify peachblow. Covers what is Peachblow and who manufactured it. Oversized, 3#. ; Color Photographs; 8 1/4 x 11; 208 pages; New. 
Price: 17.00 USD
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16 Bird, Richard Shrubs And Climbers A Complete Guide to Successful Planting and Growing
London Lorenz Books 1999 1859679838 / 9781859679838 First Edition Hardcover New in Near Fine dust jacket Illustrated by Jonathan Buckley 
Cover is glazed boards. Purple endpapers. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. Publsihed by Lorenz Books, London. Lavishly illustrated with 150+ color photos and drawings. Sections are: Gardening Techniques; Shrubs; Climbers; index; shrubs list; climbers list. Terrific book for any avid gardener, lots of helpful hints, plus full information on each plant listed. Oversized, 4.5#. ; Color Photographs; 10 1/4 x 10 1/4; 192 pages; Cover has very slight bumping. DJ has slight bumping and shelfwear; in a mylar cover. 
Price: 18.50 USD
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17 Bishop, Robert Charles The Borden Limner and His contemporaries An Exhibition, The University of Michigan Museum of Art, November 14, 1976-January 16, 1977
No Place Michigan Council for the Arts] 1975 Soft Cover Very Good 
Soft cover is heavy, glazed paper. White lettering on spine and front. Oblong shaped. Pages are clean and tight. Copyright stated 1975. Extensively illustrated with 60 b/w photographs, color frontispiece, 12 b/w figures. Bibliography. "The Borden Limner was the name first coined for the artist who painted the portraits of Captain Daniel Borden and his wife Mary B. Jenney, of New Bedford, MA (Collection of New Bedford Whaling Museum, New Bedford, MA). This was the subject of the thesis of the late Dr. Robert Bishop and an exhibit of the same name held at the University of Michigan Museum on Art in the winter of 1976-77. Then in 1980, Dr. Bishop on the evidence of a strong correlation between a work seen and citations shared with him from a ledger book of the Blunt’s {sic, JOHN SAMUEL BLUNT, 1798-1835}, still in private hands, Bishop identified Blunt as the Borden limner. .." ; Photographs; 0.2 x 9.8 x 7.9 Inches; x, 90 pages; Cover has some shelf wear, light rubbing/scuffing, previous owner's name label inside front cover; hand written notes, in ink, inside back cover. Many pages have a small mark or letter on them. 
Price: 18.50 USD
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18 Blair, William M. , Foreword Treasures Of Versailles A Loan Exhibition from the French Government Organized by the Art Istitute of Chicago 1962-1963
Chicago Art Institute of Chicago 1962 Second Printing; Soft Cover Very Good+ 
Exhibition Catalogue Series; B & W illustrations; 10 x 7 3/4; Unpaginated pages; Soft cover is stiff paper, grey spine with black lettering. Previous owner's name sticker inside back cover. Slight bumping. Red endpapers. Pages are clean and tight, still stiff. 60 pages of text and 48 b/w illustrations. Sections cover paintings; drawings; sculpture; furniture and objets d'art. Final leaf, figure 58, has some red color transfer from end papers. Excellent guide which gives a terrific look at the arts used to decorate the massive palace complex of Versailles, now one of the finest museums in the world. 
Price: 10.50 USD
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19 Brander, Michael The Georgian Gentleman
England Saxon House 1973 0347000053 / 9780347000055 First Edition First Printing; Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Hard cover is green with gold lettering on spine. Brown and white monochrome end papers. Pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with dozens of b/w pictures and 5 color plates. "...Brander penetrates the myths of the Georgian gentleman to show in graphic detail the clothes he wore, his education and travels, hunting, shooting, gaming, wagering, clubbing, duelling, entertainment, servants, wenching, his diet and sanitary habits, the pretence, the financial scrambling, the ailments which only the fit and hearty could survive..." Chronological appendix; bibliography. ; B&W and color Illustrations; 1 x 9.3 x 6.5 Inches; xii, 223 pages; Hard cover has light bumping, shelf wear, previous owner's bookplate inside front cover. DJ has light shelf wear, rubbing/scuffing, bumping; in a mylar cover. 
Price: 11.25 USD
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20 Brothers, M'Kee and M'Kee Victorian Glass Five Complete Glass Catalogs from 1859/60 to 1871
New York Dover Publications 1981 0486241211 / 9780486241210 Paperback As New 
B&W Illustrations; 9.40 X 6.10 X 0.80 inches; 186 pages; Soft cover has minor shelf wear, faint corner crease on back. Previous owner's sticker inside back cover. Grey/brown spine with black lettering. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Extensively illustrated with b/w pictures and charts form the 19th century catalogues“‘HS. McKee, who lately retired from the glass business, secured a patent July 30, 1878, for what. He tered “Molds for decorating ware. ” It was simply a mold with polka dot figures cut in it. This probably was among the earliest figuring cut upon iron molds to be reproduced in glass". 
Price: 21.25 USD
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