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1 Catherine the Great
St. Petersburg, Russia 2010 First Edition Decorative Cloth Fine Issued Without Jacket Book 
152-page exhibtion catalogue with text in Russian, with brief historical notes and catalogue annotations in English. Must have been a blockbuster, as the exhibition included paintings, prints, drawings, costume, jewelry, decorative objects, medals, and sculpture. Most of the 189 plates are in color. Fine decorative hardcover binding with light bump to lower front corner. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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2 Ceramique et Tapisserie Contemporaines en Belgique
Charleroi, Belgium Palais des Beaux-Arts de Charleroi 1978 1st Edition Soft cover Fine Issued Without Jacket Book 
Unpaged exhibition catalogue, with sections on sculpture, decorative ceramics, and tapestries, plus some wonderful posters for similar exhibitions. Features a number of Belgian artists, and is illustrated with many plates, mostly black and white, but the posters are in color. Fine in color illustrated wraps. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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3 Directions in Maine Living [Crafts 1976]
Portland, Maine Maine State Commission on the Arts and Humanities 1976 1st Edition Soft cover Fine Issued Without Jacket Book 
52-page exhibition catalogue for a very comprehensive show of Maine crafts, including furniture, decorative objects, ceramics, silver, stone, toys, dolls, textiles, and everything else. Three to four black and white photographs of the objects on each page, with brief captions on each artist. Fine with just a bit of rubbing to the front cover. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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4 Furniture By Architects: Contemporary Chairs, Tables and Lamps
Cambridge MA Hayden Gallery, MIT 1981 First Edition Wraps As Issued Fine Issued Without Jacket Book 
44-page exhibition catalogue for a show mounted May 16-June 28, 1981. In addition to the expected--Frank Gehry's chairs, Robert Graves's table, and Richard Meier's chair for the Guggenheim--there are the unexpected: pieces by Emilio Ambasz, Elizabeth Diller (who is photographed sitting on/in hers), James Evanson, Craig HOdgetts, Arata Isozaki, Mike Lance, Rodolfo Machado, Vico Magistretti, Robert Mangurian, Gaetano Pesce, Jorge Silvetti, Stanley Tigerman, Billie Tisien, and Tod Williams. In Fine condition. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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5 John Sollo and David Rago Present a 20th Century Modern Weekend [2004]
Lambertville, New Jersey Sollo/Rago 2004 1st Edition Soft cover Very Good Issued Without Jacket Book 
284-page auction catalogue and a great resource in the decorative arts. Nearly 1300 lots listed, with detailed descriptions and color photographs of furniture, ceramics, lighting, sculpture, paintings and graphics, and much, much more. Very Good in folded stiff wraps with bump to upper corners, some prices realized pencilled in. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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6 Sotheby Parke Bernet Los Angeles: Dolls, Toys, Music Boxes, Juke Boxes, Slot Machines....[1980 auction catalogue]
Los Angeles, CA Sotheby Parke Bernet 1980 1st Edition Soft cover Very Good Issued Without Jacket Book 
Catalogue for one of those grab-bag auctions that included a restored Model T, scrimshaw, antique clothing and accessories, embroidery, automata, and more. Useful research piece. Very Good, tight binding moderately rubbed and creased. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7 Alleine Dodge Nine Lives: The Cat in History and Art
New York The Cooper Union Museum for the Arts of Decoration 1949 1st Edition Paper Near Fine Issued Without Jacket Book 
16-page exhibition brochure with 8 black and white illustrations, plus a complete annotated catalogue of the nearly 250 objects in the exhibition, which included books, ceramics, drawings, glass, jewelry, metalwork, paintings, prints, sculptures and carvings, textiles, toys and games, and even wallpaper. The catalogue numbers of two of the books have been corrected in ink. Otherwise, Near-Fine in velvety (stroke-able) covers with light wear to the corners and spine fold. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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8 Baer, Winifred and H. Walter Lack Pflanzen Aug Porzellan
Berlin, Germany 1979 First Edition Stiff Wraps As Issued Near-Fine Issued Without Jacket Book 
Exhibition catalogue, "Pflanzen auf Porzellan Ausstellung zum 300jahrigen Bestehen des Botanischen Gartens Berlin. Text in German. Many black & white plates, with a few in color. Includes items by Sevres, Flora Danica, Belgian porcelain; items decorated by Redoute; one of Empress Josephine's dessert services. Fascinating reference. In near-Fine condition with light wear to the corners. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9 Bakker, Gijs Gijs Bakker: About the Holes Project
Self-published 1993 First Edition Wraps As Issued Fine Issued Without Jacket Book 
Self-published, with help from Helen Drutt and others, 1993. Catalogue for an exhibition of this Dutch designer's work at the Galerie Spektrum in Munich, the Galerie Ra in Amsterdam, the Marijke Studio Padova in Milan, and at the Helen Drutt Gallery in Philadelphia in 1993-4. Bakker's design for chair full of holes for a competition led him to experiment with other forms with holes, including tables, decorative objects, and jewelry, shown here in 13 black and white images. Good interview by Renny Ramakers. Oh, and the catalogue has holes in it too. Fine in wraps as issued. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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10 Becker, Friedrich New Gold, Silver, Jewels, Industrial Design By Friedrich Becker of Dusseldorf
London The Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths 1966 First Edition Stiff Wraps Near-Fine Issued Without Jacket Book 
Catalogue for an exhibition held October 4-19, 1966. In the Introduction, Graham Hughes, the Company's art director, admires Becker's "perfect" workmanship and use of "regular carefully polished stones": "Not for him the romantically natural finish, the casual effects derived from action painting, the delightful rough crystals which are fashionable today," which tells us where the Company was at in the Sixties, as well as something about what was happening to jewelry design and other arts at that time. In addition to Becker's wonderfully sculptural rings and jewelry, there are examples of his tableware and his actual sculpture, including a spectacular metal fountain. All black and white plates (about 45 pages of them), highly suitable. Text in English and German. Near-Fine in stiff wraps with light soiling to corners and page edges. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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11 Berger, Margaret Liebman Aline Meyer Liebman: Pioneer Collector And Artist
Canandaigua, NY Self-published 1982 First Edition Hardcover Fine Very Good to Near-Fine Book Signed by Author(s)
87-page biography of the author's mother, an early (1879-1966) collector and supporter of MOMA's photography department who had an extensive correspondence with Stieglitz and others (some shown in facsimile). 20 color plates of some of the paintings and decorative items she collected, plus black and white photographs. Affectionate and informed memoir, inscribed to the author's "dear brother and co-author" and dated in the year of publication to the first free endpaper. Fine hardcover binding in Very Good-to-near-Fine dust jacket with light edge-wear, sunning and faint soiling from handling. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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12 Bukowski Bukowskis Moderna + Contemporary & Design, 12-20 April 2008
Stockholm, Sweden Bukowski 2008 First Edition Stiff Wraps Fine Issued Without Jacket Book 
Catalogue #547. A four-day auction of painting, sculpture, prints, a "special collection", silver and jewelry, design, carpets, glass, ceramics, and Svenskt Tenn, furniture, and decorative objects. 488 numbered pages, all color, good indexes. Fine in stiff wraps. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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13 Chihuly, Dale Dale Chihuly: Japan 1990
1990 First Edition Folded Wraps Fine Issued Without Jacket Book 
One of an edition of 10,000 copies of a catalogue to accompany Chihuly's 1990 Tokyo exhibition, with an introduction by Yoriko Mizuta, and all the text in English and Japanese. Unpaginated. All plates in glorious color, including the sketches. Fine condition in folded wraps as issued with light rubbing. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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14 Chihuly, Dale Icicles: The Icicle Creek Chandelier
Seattle WA Portland Press 1998 First Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Book 
Beautiful book to document the making and installation of the outdoor glass "chandelier" at Leavenworth WA's Sleeping Lady Retreat. Sketches, work-in-progress photographs, text, the whole story. Fine hardcover pictorial binding in Fine "icy" translucent wraps as issued. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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15 Clark, Garth, Judy Chicago, and Richard Shaw [essays] Overglaze Imagery [Cone 019-016]
Fullerton Cal State Fullerton 1977 First Edition Stiff Wraps As Issued Fine Issued Without Jacket Book 
206-page catalogue for an exhibition held November 11-December 15, 1977 in the Art Gallery, Visual Arts Center, at Cal State-Fullerton. While the unifying concept was to exhibit the history and contemporary use of painted images on ceramics, this exhibition had three distinct parts: Painted Porcelain and Faience 13th Century to Early 20th Century (essay, "The Ceramic Canvas" by Garth Clark), World of the China Painter (essay with the same title by Judy Chicago) and Beyond the Barriers of Tradition (essay, "Overglazing in Contemporary Ceramics 1960-1977" by Richard Shaw). In addition, excerpts from the Cincinnati catalogue, "The Ladies, God Bless 'Em" are reprinted). There are 26 china painters included, and Shaw looks at the work of Bruria, Viola Frey, Nancy Selvin, and Chicago herself. Illustrated with 39 color plates and as many in black and white; supported by chronologies for the artists. Fine in stiff wraps as issued. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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16 Cooney, John D. [essay] Pagan and Christian Egypt: Egyptian Art from the First to the Tenth Century A.D.
Brooklyn NY The Brooklyn Museum 1941 First Edition Hardcover Fine Issued Without Jacket Book 
January 22-March 9, 1941, with 86 pages of text, illustrated with dozens of black and white plates of drawings, sculpture, reliefs, and decorative objects. Fine in textured hardcover as issued. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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17 Culme, John English Silver: The Jerome and Rita Gans Collection (I and II)
Richmond VA Virginia Museum of Fine Arts 1999 First Edition Folded Wraps Fine Issued Without Jacket Book 
The Addendum (I) is a 64-page catalogue, with excellent scholarly text, fully illustrated with black and white and color plates, including details. plus a bibliography and good index. Addendum II, issued in 2001, is an 8 page brochure focused on a silver-gilt rosewater dish and a pair of ewers, fully illustrated, with full documentation including provenance. Both are fine in wraps as issued. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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18 Davidoff, Donald A. And Stephen Gray Innovation and Derivation: The Contribution of L. & J.G. Stickley to the Arts and Crafts Movement
Morris Plains, New Jersey The Craftsman Farms Foundation 1995 First Edition Wraps Fine Issued Without Jacket Book 
128-page catalogue for an exhibition held September 23, 1995-January 28, 1996, with a highly detailed text and many annotated plates of Stickley work. An invaluable resource. Fine in stiff wraps as issued. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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19 Diana L. Johnson, George P. Landow Fantastic Illustration and Design in Britain, 1850-1930
Providence, RI Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design 1979 1st Edition Paper Good Issued Without Jacket Book 
240-page exhibition catalogue published in the Bulletin of Rhode Island School of Design Museum Notes, v. 65, n.4, April 1979. with dozens and dozens of plates, some in color, by Rackham, Dulac, and the other usual suspects, plus artists you may not know. Decorative arts as well as illustration included. Good bibliography, but could have used an index. A few pencilled notes here and there, largely unobtrusive. Good condition in stiff wraps lightly soiled to edges, with top corner crimped a bit. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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20 Elizabeth Hilliard Villa: Italian Country Style
Boston Bulfinch Press/Little, Brown 1995 1st Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Book John Miller, photographs 
80 pages on Italian country style in decorating, part of The Library of Interior Detail, with informative text and 65 color plates. Fine hardcover, except for small remainder mark to lower page edges, in Fine dust jacket. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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