WHISTLER, JM: Whistler’s Peacock Room Tray and Note Card Set

 Whistler's Peacock Room Tray and Note Card Set, image componentsWhistler, James McNeill. Whistler’s Peacock Room Tray and Note Card Set. Smithsonian Museum, Fringe Home, 2012. Very Good. (#26329) $25.00

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The Peacock Tray and Notecard Set is new and unopened. Some gold leaf has flaked off on the 6×9 inch tray. It also includes twelve 4×6 inch peacock cards and envelopes, tied with a grosgraim peacock blue ribbon.

WRIGHT, FL: Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio Pamphlet

Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio Pamphlet. Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio Foundation, 1989. Unmarked. Very Good. Pamphlet. (#26320) $10.00

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Eight panels, 4 on each side. Measures 16×9 unfolded. 8 color images.

Topics include the Home, the Studio, the Architect (Frank Lloyd Wright), the Restoration, and the Foundation.

WRIGHT, FL: Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio: 1993-1994 Gift Catalog

Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio: 1993-1994 Gift Catalog. Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio Foundation, 1993. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#18636) $10.00

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This 16-page catalog is fully illustrated with Frank Lloyd Wright related products.

GRAFTON, CB: Pictorial Archive of Printer’s Ornaments from the Renaissance to the 20th Century: 1489 Designs

 Pictorial Archive of Printer's Ornaments from the Renaissance to the 20th Century: 1489 Design, book coverGrafton, Carol Belanger. Pictorial Archive of Printer’s Ornaments from the Renaissance to the 20th Century: 1489 Designs. Dover Publications, Inc., 1980. ISBN: 0486239446. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#26310) $10.00

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Selected from over 30 sources, these designs show the broad range of tyles favored by printers and designers from the Renaissance to the twentieth century. Measures 8.25×11.25 inches.

These decorative ornaments were used to fill space in page layouts and lend beauty to the printed page.

Styles include Renaissance, Baroque, Bewick-type woodcuts, Victorian, No-Medieval, Art Nouveau, and others. 128p.

MOMA: Introduction to Twentieth Century Design From the Collection of The Museum of Modern Art, New York.

Introduction to Twentieth Century Design From the Collection of The Museum of Modern Art, New York., BOOK COVERDrexler, Arthur; Daniel, Greta. Introduction to Twentieth Century Design From the Collection of The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), 1959. Unmarked. Unmarked. Some age tanning. Bumped corner. Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26304) $14.00

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Sections on Art Nouveau, De Stijl, the Bauhaus, Machine art, Chairs, Lighting, Industrial Design, and more. 96p. B/W Illustrations. Measures 7.5×10 inches.

SIMSON, O: The Gothic Cathedral: Origins of Gothic Architecture and the Medieval Concept of Order (Revised, Second Edition)

The Gothic Cathedral: Origins of Gothic Architecture and the Medieval Concept of Order (Revised, Second Edition), book coverSimson, Otto von. The Gothic Cathedral: Origins of Gothic Architecture and the Medieval Concept of Order (Revised, Second Edition). Princeton: The Bollingen, Pantheon, 1965. Unmarked text. Rubbed dust jacket. Very Good in good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#26258) $16.00

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Proposing that that the Gothic cathedral is an an image of supernatural reality, the author also asserts that Gothic architecture creates its own symbols, whether political, economic, intellectual, or artistic. Features the Abbey of St. Denis and Chartres.

Illustrated with 3 tipped in color plates, 44 B/W plates, and 9 text figures. 1965 reprint of the second edition, revised with additions in 1962. 278p. Index.

WOODBRIDGE, SB: Architecture: San Francisco: The Guide

Woodbridge, Sally B.; Woodbridge, John M. Architecture: San Francisco: The Guide. American Institute of Architects, San Francisco Chapter, 1982. Unmarked. 200p. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26247) $10.00

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Covers over 1000 buildings with over 200 photographs and 18 maps. Glossary of Styles. Bibliography. Styles include Gothic Revival, Italianate, San Francisco Stick, Queen Anne, Romanesque Revival, Classical Revival, Chicago School, Craftsman, Spanish Colonial, Art Nouveau, Art Deco, Bay Tradition, and more.