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21 Amir, M. K. Zephyr SUPREME PERSIAN CARPETS
(Singapore: published by the author, 1972). 1972). Very good 
(Singapore: published by the author, 1972).. 1972).. Very good. - Quarto, paper covered boards, in a dust wrapper. The rear board is lightly rubbed with a small, light stain. The dust jacket spine is faded with the head & tail reinforced with scotch tape internally. [xi] & 138 pages plus 3 pages headed "Notes". The rear endpaper & rear blank are lightly stained & their bottom edges are slightly roughed where they have adhered to one another. Profusely illustrated in color. Very good.

A book on collecting Persian carpets by a carpet merchant and collector from Singapore. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 20.00 USD

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22 Anlen, Leon; Padiou, Roger LES MIROIRS DE BRONZE ANCIENS: Symbolism & tradition. Collection des auteurs et pieces de musees
Paris: Guy Tredaniel Editeur, (1989). (1989). Very good 
Paris: Guy Tredaniel Editeur, (1989).. (1989).. Very good. - Quarto [approximately 12 inches high by 9-1/4 inches wide], textured cloth titled in gilt in a pictorial dust wrapper. The binding is lightly bumped with a light score mark to the rear cover. The dust wrapper is rubbed. 635 pages plus colophon. Profusely illustrated in color and black & white. There is some light soiling to the fore-edge & top edge. Very good.

First edition. The text is in French. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 50.00 USD

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23 Beard, Geoffrey. INTERNATIONAL MODERN GLASS.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1976). (1976). 0684159341 / 9780684159348 Very good 
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1976).. (1976).. Very good. - Quarto [11-7/8 inches high by 8-1/2 inches wide] dark teal cloth in a dust wrapper. The corners of the covers and the head & tail of the spine are slightly rubbed. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed & chipped with a short tear to the bottom edge of its front panel. 264 pages. Profusely illustrated in black & white and color. There is offsetting to the endpapers with light foxing to the top edge of the book. Very good.

First edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 25.00 USD

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24 Benjamin, Susan ENGLISH ENAMEL BOXES / From the Eighteenth to the Twentieth Centuries
London: Orbis Publishing, (1978). (1978). 0856130389 / 9780856130380 Fine Signed
London: Orbis Publishing, (1978).. (1978).. Fine. - Small quarto [approximately 10 inches high by 7-1/2 inches wide], blue cloth titled in gilt on the spine with a vignette stamped in gilt within a gilt frame on the front cover. All the edges are gilt; marbled endpapers. The book is housed in a blue cloth covered slipcase with a pictorial label mounted on each panel. There is a tiny tear to the cloth on the bottom edge of the front cover. The top edge of the slipcase is lightly rubbed. 127 pages. Profuse color illustrations. Near fine.

No. 28 of a limited edition of 500 copies for the United Kingdom, signed by the author. The colophon is in the form of a pictorial bookplate mounted on the front pastedown. 
Price: 35.00 USD

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25 Boger, Louise Ade THE DICTIONARY OF WORLD POTTERY AND PORCELAIN (From Prehistoric Times to the Present)
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1971). (1971). Very good 
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1971).. (1971).. Very good. - Quarto, cloth, in a price-clipped dust wrapper. There is spotting to the front cover & some very light spotting to the rear cover. The top & bottom edges of the dust jacket are chipped. [x] & 533 pages, printed in 2 columns. Black-and-white & color illustrations with profuse black-and- white vignettes in the margins of the text. The top edge & fore-edge are foxed. Very good. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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26 Bonellie, Helen-Janet THE STATUS MERCHANTS: The Trade of Interior Decoration
South Brunswick, NJ and New York: A. S. Barnes and Company / London: Thomas Yoseloff Ltd, (1972). (1972). 0498079333 / 9780498079337 Very good 
South Brunswick, NJ and New York: A. S. Barnes and Company / London: Thomas Yoseloff Ltd, (1972).. (1972).. Very good. - Small quarto [11-1/4 inches high by 8-3/4 inches wide], cloth, in a dust wrapper. The edges of the covers & the head & tail of the spine are faded. There is staining to the spine & its tail is chipped & slightly frayed. The dust jacket is rubbed, soiled & chipped with pieces out of the head, tail & mid-section of its spine. 109 pages. Illustrated in color & black & white. Very good in a good dust wrapper. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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27 Clark, Fiona WILLIAM MORRIS: Wallpapers and Chintzes
New York: St. Martin's Press / London: Academy Editions, (1973). (1973). Very good 
New York: St. Martin's Press / London: Academy Editions, (1973).. (1973).. Very good. - Quarto [approximately 11-3/4 inches high by 8-3/4 inches wide], light blue cloth in a dust wrapper. The binding is lightly bumped with the top & bottom edges of the covers slightly faded. There is some very light staining & soiling to the rear panel of the dust jacket & the edges of the panel are slightly darkened. 95 pages. Profuse full-page & half-page illustrations in black & white and color. The top edge of the book is foxed. Very good.

First American edition.

With a biographical note by Andrew Melvin. The book contains complete catalogs of wallpapers and chintzes designed by William Morris. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 25.00 USD

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28 Clark, Garth. AMERICAN POTTERS: The Work of Twenty Modern Masters.
New York: Watson-Guptill Publications, (1981). (1981). 0823002136 / 9780823002139 Very good 
New York: Watson-Guptill Publications, (1981).. (1981).. Very good. - Quarto [11-1/4 inches high by 8-1/2 inches wide], gray cloth in a color pictorial dust wrapper. There is a tiny gray mark to the front cover & 2 tiny brown marks to the rear cover. The extremities of the dust jacket are lightly rubbed & the head of its spine is slightly chipped. 144 pages. Full-page illustrations in color and black & white and black-and white textual illustrations. The top edge of the book is foxed. Very good.

First edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 30.00 USD

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GLIMPSES OF NEPAL WOODWORK. The Journal of the Indian Society of Oriental Art. New Series. Volume III., Deo, Shantaram Bhalchandra.
29 Deo, Shantaram Bhalchandra. GLIMPSES OF NEPAL WOODWORK. The Journal of the Indian Society of Oriental Art. New Series. Volume III.
(Calcutta): Indian Society of Oriental Art, (1968-69). (1968-69). Good 
- Quarto [11-3/8 inches high by 9 inches wide], tan cloth with the society's logo in red on the front cover, in a dust wrapper with a black-and-white illustration mounted on its front panel. The extremities of the dust jacket are darkened & chipped with small pieces out. The head of its spine has been partially repaired with Scotch tape. A tear to the bottom edge of its rear panel has also been repaired with tape. xv & 48 pages plus 1 folding map & 38 pages of black-and-white illustrations, including 1 architectural drawing & profuse photographic illustrations by the author. The contents are very good.

First edition.

Published as Volume III of the Journal of the Society of Oriental Art, editor Umakant P. Shah. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 50.00 USD

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30 Dickinson, Anna; Trim, Judy ANNA DICKINSON / JUDY TRIM
London: Roy Miles, (1990). (1990). Very good 
London: Roy Miles, (1990).. (1990).. Very good. - Small quarto [9-3/4 inches high by 8 inches wide], softcover bound in pictorial wrappers. The binding is slightly rubbed & bumped. 12 pages, including 6 full-page illustrations. Near fine.

Catalog for a joint exhibition of works by British artists Anna Dickinson and Judy Trim shown at Roy Miles, London from 5-19 June, 1990. 
Price: 20.00 USD

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31 Dietz, Ulysses G THE NEWARK MUSEUM COLLECTION OF AMERICAN ART POTTERY
Newark, NJ: The Newark Museum, 1984. 1984. 0932828191 / 9780932828194 Very good 
Newark, NJ: The Newark Museum, 1984.. 1984.. Very good. - Quarto [11 inches high by 8-1/2 inches wide], softcover bound in pictorial wrappers. There is some rubbing with some light score marks to the front wrap. 125 pages. Profusely illustrated in color and black & white. The contents are near fine. Very good.

First edition.

The Newark Museum's collection of art pottery includes more than 300 pieces with examples of the work of nearly all the most celebrated potters. First Edition. 
Price: 15.00 USD

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32 Dolez, Albane GLASS ANIMALS: 3,500 Years of Artistry and Design
New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., Publishers, (1988). (1988). 0810910349 / 9780810910348 Fine 
New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., Publishers, (1988).. (1988).. Fine. - Quarto [11-3/4 inches high by 9 inches wide], cloth, in a dust wrapper. The covers are slightly rubbed. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed with a short tear to the head of the spine. 224 pages. Profusely illustrated in color & black & white. Near fine. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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33 Drexler, Arthur; and Daniel, Greta INTRODUCTION TO TWENTIETH CENTURY DESIGN / from the collection of The Museum of Modern Art New York
(New York: The Museum of Modern Art), (1959). (1959). Very good 
(New York: The Museum of Modern Art), (1959).. (1959).. Very good. - Small quarto [10 inches high by 7-1/2 inches wide], softcover bound in pictorial wrappers. The binding is lightly bumped with the head of the spine creased & slightly chipped. 94 & [2] pages. Profuse black-and-white illustrations. Very good. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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34 Dubin, Lois Sherr. THE HISTORY OF BEADS from 30,000 B.C. to the Present.
New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., (1987). (1987). Very good 
- Quarto [approximately 12 inches high by 9-1/4 inches wide], blue cloth in a dust wrapper. 364 pages. 356 photographic illustrations by Togashi, including 254 in color. The page edges are slightly darkened. Near fine.

First edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 25.00 USD

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35 Ehmcke, F. H ANGEWANDTE SCHRIFT. Mitteilungen der Pelikan-Werke Nummer 25
Hannover and Wien; Verlag von Gunther Wagner, 1926. 1926. Good 
Hannover and Wien; Verlag von Gunther Wagner, 1926.. 1926.. Good. - Small quarto [9-3/4 inches high by 7-9/10 inches wide], soft covers bound in printed tan wraps. There is some spotting & light soiling to the wraps & the top corner of the front wap is stained. 47 pages plus colophon. Profuse black-and-white photographic illustrations. The page edges are somewhat darkened. Good.

A study of the use of lettering as a design element in architecture, fabrics, carpets, glassware, furniture, book covers, etc. The text is in German. 
Price: 45.00 USD

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36 Ellis, Charles Grant ORIENTAL CARPETS IN THE PHILADELPHIA MUSEUM OF ART
(Philadelphia, PA): Philadelphia Museum of Art, (1988). (1988). 081227959X / 9780812279597 Fine 
(Philadelphia, PA): Philadelphia Museum of Art, (1988).. (1988).. Fine. - Quarto, navy blue cloth titled in gilt on the spine, in a dust wrapper. The bottom edges of the covers are slightly rubbed & faded. The dust jacket is rubbed with the top edge lightly creased & chipped & with a tear to the front panel repaired with tape internally. xxiv & 304 pages. Profuse black-and-white & color illustrations. The contents are fine. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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37 Fitoussi, Brigitte OBJETS AFFECTIFS: Le Nouveau Design de la Table
(Paris): Editions Hazan, (1993). (1993). 2850253073 / 9782850253072 Fine 
(Paris): Editions Hazan, (1993).. (1993).. Fine. - Octavo, pictorial purple & black paper covered boards. 339 pages. Illustrated with some black-and-white drawings & with profuse color illustrations. Near fine.

The text is in French. 
Price: 15.00 USD

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38 Godden, Geoffrey A AN ILLUSTRATED ENCYCLOPEDIA OF BRITISH POTTERY AND PORCELAIN
New York: Crown Publishers Inc., 1966. 1966. Very good 
New York: Crown Publishers Inc., 1966.. 1966.. Very good. - Squarish octavo [10 inches high by 7-3/8 inches wide], cloth, in a price- clipped dust wrapper. The binding is lightly rubbed & bumped. The dust jacket is lightly soiled with its spine slightly sunned & with 2 tears to the front panel. xxvi & 390 pages. Profusely illustrated with color plates & black-and-white illustrations. There are creases to the title contents pages. Very good.

First edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 15.00 USD

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39 Gray, Linda; with Innes, Jocasta THE COMPLETE BOOK OF DECORATING TECHNIQUES
Boston/Toronto: Little, Brown and Company, (1986). (1986). Very good 
Boston/Toronto: Little, Brown and Company, (1986).. (1986).. Very good. - Quarto [11 inches high by 8-3/4 inches high], cloth, in a dust wrapper. The binding is slightly bumped. There are 2 tiny marks to the front panel of the dust jacket & the remnants of a price-sticker in the panel's top corner. 192 pages. Profuse color illustrations. Near fine.

Second printing. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 10.00 USD

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40 Hall, Julie TRADITION AND CHANGE: The New American Craftsman. Foreword by Rose Slivka, Editor-in-Chief, Craft Horizons
New York: E. P. Dutton, (1977). (1977). 0525221956 / 9780525221951 Very good 
New York: E. P. Dutton, (1977).. (1977).. Very good. - Quarto [11-1/4 inches high by 8-3/4 inches wide], cloth, in a dust wrapper. The covers are lightly bumped. The dust jacket is rubbed. The head of the jacket spine is chipped with a short tear & has been repaired with scotch tape internally. 192 pages. Profusely illustrated in color and black & white. The top page corners are very lightly creased. The front endpaper & title are lightly soiled & there is a paperclip mark to the front edge of the first 3 leaves. Very good.

First edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 15.00 USD

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