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1 Anatxu Zabalbeascoa -Intrduction By Peter Buc New Spanish Architecture
Rizzoli

U.S.A. 1992 0847815323 / 9780847815326 First Printing Hardcover Fine Fine 
As new. Large 4to with blindstamped titles on the cover, Profusely illustrated throughout with color plates, elevations, drawings, sketches, models, & diagrams different projects. Illustrated dustwrapper in a fresh mylar 222pp 202421 
Price: 55.00 USD
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2 Blair, Dorothy A History of Glass in Japan
Kodansha International Ltd

1973 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Near Fine 
exceptionally beautiful, in unread condition. Large 4to, bound in full deep blue silk with the spine and the title labels on the cover in gold, Wrapped in original printed acetate cover (has some wrinkling just along the spine strip from exposure to the air, o/w fine). Review copy with letter on Kodansha letterhead, and signed by their promotional director at the time, laid in. In very good plain slipcase (cardboard with the title printed on the spine side that has some chipping along the edges. ) 479p 021584 
Price: 75.00 USD
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3 Charles Spencer Cecil Beaton: Stage and Film Designs (Art and Design Profiles)
Academy Editions

London 1975 856701548 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine 
large 4to in brown boards, with printed dustwrapper. Minor wear at the extremities of the dustwrapper but it looks fine (As New) in a fresh mylar sleeve. Former owner bookplate on the front pastedown, o/w fine. Profusely illustrated throughout. 115pp 202433 
Price: 40.00 USD
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4 Dr Paul Carus The Mystery of the Oriental Rug
J.B. Lippincott Company

NY 1914 Hardcover Very Good No Dustwrapper 
crown 8vo in tan cloth with titles on the cover and spine. Top edge gilt, Front endpaper neatly excised. A touch of bubbling to the cloth on the cover. Color frontispiece. Titlepage printed in red & black. 103pp 202343 
Price: 20.00 USD
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5 Le Corbusier Le Corbusier: The Radiant City: Elements of a Doctrine of Urbanism to be used as the Basis of our Machine-age Civilization.
The Orion Press

NY 1963 Hardcover Very Good No Dustwrapper 
Landscaoe format to in full black cloth with thick white lettering blocked on the cover, and spine. Front endpaper is creased. The half-titlepage, which follows, has light scattered foxing. Some light generally even toning to the endpapers. With some creasing to the upper corner of the final few pages. Otherwise the textblock is generally clean throughout . The lower front board tip has been worn through to the board, at just that tip. Profusely illustrated thrughout on every page, with extensive commentary throughout. 344 pages 202602 
Price: 95.00 USD
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The Decorative Art of Today, Lecorbusier
6 Lecorbusier The Decorative Art of Today
MIT Press

Cumberland, Rhode Island, U.S.A. 1987 0262620553 / 9780262620550 First Thus Softcover Near Fine 
214pgs. Bold red wrappers. 100's of illustrations.a touch of superficial wear, otherwise unread copy of this classic work originally published in 1925. "Lecorbusier's polemic against the crafts tradition and superfluous ornament in interior decoration". 300915 
Price: 105.00 USD
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7 Madigan, Mary Jean; McKee, E. Marie Steuben Glass: An American Tradition in Crystal
Harry N. Abrams

U.S.A. 2003 0810934922 / 9780810934924 Hardcover New As New 
Large heavy book. In pictorial dustwrappe rin fresh mylar sleeve,.,, Gray cloth over the boards.,Profusely illustrated throughout. 362 pages. 202760 
Price: 84.95 USD
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8 Rothenstein, Julian Abz
Chronicle Books

2003 0811839818 / 9780811839815 Softcover New No Dustwrapper as Issued 
Small folio or a large 4to. illustrated throughout 224pp this book is a typivsgypeface demo sheets, eye charts, logos come together to create a lush, idiosyncratic catalogue of visual ephemera as chosen by Rothenstein, a designer, and Gooding, an art critic and curator. They present forgotten modernist lettering, from Italian Futurist and Russian Constructivist graphics to Czech Karel Teige's 1926 "living poem" (of typeface combined with illustrative photography of a dancer); "The Antifascist Schoolbook," a rebellious, late 1930s graphic text against Spain's General Franco; and advertisements for everything from tea to caviar. Each large page is striking in its muted, silkscreened colors, and the book itself is beautiful, with rounded corners, yellow edges and green splotchy endpapers. Very little text intervenes, with only small introductions to the five chapters. Gooding suggests in his introduction, "There is indeed something quite magical about the look of the alphabet: it has to do with its infinite capacity to change shape and style, to express purpose and suggest mood, to be formal and informal, elegant and ugly, classical and romantic, delicate and robust." Rescued from among thousands, the alphabets here provide us with the subtitle's "More," and bear out that infinitude beautifully." - a remarkable collections of types, fonts, layouts, symbols, with unique hsitorical examples throughout. 202714 
Price: 75.00 USD
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9 Sheisido Creative Works of Shiseido
Sheisido

1985 4763085131 / 9784763085139 Softcover As New As New 
small folio in glossy illustrated French wraps. Profusely illustrated throughout with hundreds of different ads (many beautiful) Shiseido has run over the years. 021694 
Price: 295.00 USD
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