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Keith Haring CityKids Speak Portfolio
Located in New York, NY
Collection of printed materials pertaining to CityKids, featuring design and artwork by founding member Keith Haring, mostly concerning the 1990 CityKids program along with a memoria...
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1990s American Post-Modern Books

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Breakfast at Tiffany's: a Short Novel and Three Stories, Truman Capote, 1st Ed
Located in Colorado Springs, CO
Breakfast at Tiffany's: A Short Novel and Three Stories, by Truman Capote, FIrst Edition, First Printing, 1958 Capote, Truman. Breakfast at Tiffany's: A short novel and three storie...
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1950s Vintage Books

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Antique Golf Book Half Hours with an Old Golfer
Located in Oxfordshire, GB
Golf book, half-hours with an old golfer by "Calamo Currente" McHardy, James. A first edition (1895) hard bound copy with brown pictorial cloth cover and gilt title to front and spi...
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19th Century British Sporting Art Antique Books

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Bullfight by Peter Buckley, Hardcover Vintage Book 1958, 1st Ed
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Simon & Schuster, NY, 1958; First Edition; 4to, 192 pages; illustrated. Visual essay on the Spanish bullfight, with photographs and narrative by Peter Buckley. One hundred and nine b...
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Mid-20th Century American Expressionist Books

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Saved: My Picture World
Located in New York, NY
Diane Keaton’s cabinet of saved and found photographic curiosities is a visual autobiography of sorts and scrapbook of her fascinations and reflections. A visual autobiography of ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Books

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The Natural House Frank Lloyd Wright
Located in Richmond, VA
Vintage hardback coffee table book featuring the concept for a natural house by architect Frank Lloyd Wright. By Frank Lloyd Wright, published in 1954. First edition, 223 pages. "...
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Early 20th Century Mid-Century Modern Books

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Baccio Bandinelli Scultore e Maestro
Located in valatie, NY
Baccio Bandinelli scultore e maestro (1493-1560). Firenze by Heikamp Detlef and Paolozzi Strozzi Beatrice. Published by Giunti Firenze 2014. Hardcover. Gruppo Editoriale Giunti, 2014...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Books

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April 1944 Book of New York Daily News Newspapers Bound Together
Located in New York, NY
New York Daily News volume book with a tan and blue cover. Collection of bound newspapers from April, 1944. Features WWII news photos as well as photos of pop culture and celebrities.
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1940s American Industrial Vintage Books

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The Marvel Comics Library, Spider-Man, Vol. 1, 1962–1964, First Edition Book
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This XXL-sized collector’s dream, close in size to the original artworks, features the first 21 stories of the world’s favorite web slinger from 1962–1964. Rather than recolor the or...
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2010s Books

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The Kentucky Derby: Run for the Roses Book by Bill Doolittle Hardcover Book
Located in North Hollywood, CA
The Kentucky Derby: Run for the Roses by Bill Doolittle Time-Life Books, 1998 - Sports & Recreation - 180 pages. Written by Kentucky native son and sportswriter Bill Doolittle, The...
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20th Century American Folk Art Books

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Architecture de L'islam de L'atlantique au Gange by Henri Stierlin, 1979 Book
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Architecture de l'Islam. De l'Atlantique au Gange Stierlin, Henri. Architecture of Islam. Publisher ? : ? Office du Livre; First Edition (January 1, 1979) Language ? : ? French...
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20th Century Asian Moorish Books

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Italian Drawings Before 1600 in the Art Institute of Chicago A Catalogue 1st Ed
Located in valatie, NY
Italian drawings before 1600 in the Art Institute of Chicago: A Catalogue of the Collection, The Art Institute of Chicago, by Suzanne Folds McCullagh and Laura Giles. Published in Pr...
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1990s American Books

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CHRISTIE'S 50 YEARS OF JAMES BOND THE AUCTION, 2012 Sale Catalogue
Located in North Yorkshire, GB
This is the catalogue for an official charity auction of many items of James Bond memorabilia from over the many years of films, together with items donated by Timothy Dalton, Aston ...
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20th Century Books

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The Forties As Reported By The New York Times
Located in North Hollywood, CA
The Forties: As Reported By The New York Times By Keylin, Arleen; Cohen, Jonathan. Title The Forties: As Reported by the New York Times Author Keylin, Arleen; Cohen, Jonathan Fo...
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20th Century American Folk Art Books

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Mimmo Rotella: Selected Works by Mimmo Rotella, 1st Ed
Located in valatie, NY
Mimmo Rotella: Selected Works by Mimmo Rotella (Artist) and Germano Celant (Contributor). Publisher Skira Editore, Milano, 2007. 1st Ed hardcover with dust jacket. The art of Mimmo R...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Books

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Henri Moore in America Collectible Art Book, 1973
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Henri Moore in America Collectible Art book Henry J. Seldis, Henry Moore, Los Angeles County Museum of Art Through conversations with Moore, his friends, critics, collectors, curat...
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20th Century American Post-Modern Books

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Waliszewski, Kazimierz Klemens '1849-1935' Russian History
Located in New York, NY
8 Volumes. Waliszewski, Kazimierz Klemens(1849-1935) 5 Titles Bound in 8 Volumes-Marysienka 1898 Peter The Great(2 Volumes) 1897, Ivan The Terrible 1904, The Story of a Throne-Cathe...
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1890s English Antique Books

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Bedrooms: Creating the Stylish, Comfortable Room of Your Dreams Hardcover Book
Located in Oakland Park, FL
Bedrooms: Creating the Stylish, Comfortable Room of Your Dreams Hardcover The bestselling author of A Room of Her Own, Kitchens, and Bathrooms is back with Bedrooms, a showcase of ...
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Early 2000s North American Modern Books

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Materials Matter Set by Theodora Alfredsdottir
Located in Geneve, CH
Materials matter set by Theodora Alfredsdottir Unique set Materials: Granite Dimensions: 11 x 6 x 18 cm Theodora Alfredsdottir is a product design studio based in London. The...
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2010s English Modern Books

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L' Art Calligraphique De L'Islam by Khatibi, Abdelkébir Sijelmass Hardcover Book
Located in North Hollywood, CA
L'art calligraphique de l'Islam hardcover art book. Calligraphy Art in Islam, French edition. French Edition by Abdelkebir Khatibi. Large wonderful book about calligraphy in Islam...
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20th Century Moroccan Folk Art Books

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"Art =" Book
Located in New York City, NY
A fresh and unconventional approach to exploring 6,000 years of art history through 800 masterpieces from The Metropolitan Museum of Art Featuring more than 800 artworks from the ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Books

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Picasso Challenging the Past Book by Elizabeth Cowling and Pablo Picasso
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Picasso: Challenging the Past Book by Elizabeth Cowling and Pablo Picasso. Picasso: Challenging the Past Paperback – May 3, 2011 From his earliest years Pablo Picasso was a passion...
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20th Century Spanish Modern Books

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In Stock in Los Angeles, Brazil's Modern Architecture by Elisabetta Andreoli
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
This book is the most comprehensive survey and analysis of Brazilian modern architecture to date, written by a young generation of Brazilian architects and historians for an internat...
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2010s American Modern Books

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Flower Exploring the World in Bloom
Located in New York City, NY
A comprehensive and sumptuous survey that celebrates the beauty and appeal of flowers throughout art, history, and culture The latest installment in the bestselling Explorer Serie...
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21st Century and Contemporary Books

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Sebastião Salgado, Amazônia, Photography Book
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Hardcover Photography book, 14.1 x 10.2 in., 9.21 lb, 528 pages. For six years Sebastião Salgado traveled the Brazilian Amazon and photographed the unparalleled beauty of this ext...
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2010s European Books

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Roni Horn Aka Roni Horn by Roni Horn & Briony Fer, 1st Ed, 2 Volume Set
Located in valatie, NY
Roni Horn Aka Roni Horn by Roni Horn and Rdited by Briony Fer. Published by Steidl Verlag, Germany 2009. Over the course of more than 30 years, Roni Horn has developed a body of work...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Books

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Caio Fonseca, New Paintings, Ben Brown Fine Arts Exhibition Catalog
Located in valatie, NY
Caio Fonseca, New paintings, Ben Brown Fine Arts Exhibition Catalog, 17th October – 16th December 2005. 1st Ed hardcover exhibition catalog. Fonseca descends from a rigorous traditio...
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21st Century and Contemporary English Books

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Tenreiro 'Book'
Located in North Yorkshire, GB
A Monograph on this most important Brazilian furniture designer and maker from the mid-20th century. He opened his factory in 1943 and one of his main clients was the architect Oscar...
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Mid-20th Century Books

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Buddhist Art of Myanmar by Sylvia Fraser-Lu and Donald Martin Stadtner, 1st Ed
Located in valatie, NY
Buddhist Art of Myanmar by Sylvia Fraser-Lu and Donald Martin Stadtner. Published by the New Haven Asia Society Museum, 2015 for an exhibition February 10-Mat 10, 2015. A showcase of...
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2010s American Books

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Mexico: The Cookbook
Located in New York City, NY
Mexico: The Cookbook is the definitive bible of home-cooking from Mexico. With a culinary history dating back 9,000 years, Mexican food draws influences from Aztec and Mayan Indians ...
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2010s Chinese Books

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Living in Nature Book
Located in New York City, NY
An awe-inspiring collection of contemporary homes designed to foster a connection with the essential elements of landscape Living in Nature showcases a selection of architect-desi...
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2010s Chinese Books

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Dynamic Human Anatomy
Located in New York City, NY
An essential visual guide for artists to the mastery and use of advanced human anatomy skills in the creation of figurative art. Dynamic Human Anatomy picks up where Basic Human A...
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2010s Chinese Books

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New American Cottage Innovations in Small-Scale Residential Architecture
Located in North Hollywood, CA
The new American cottage: Innovations in small-scale Residential Architecture (New American Architecture) Synopsis: Small-scale architectural masterpieces are showcased in this bea...
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20th Century American American Craftsman Books

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Radical Architecture of the Future
Located in New York City, NY
An important and fascinating collection of original projects by unique thinkers in the world of architecture and spatial design Architectural practice today goes far beyond the de...
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2010s Chinese Books

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Frédéric Bazille and the Birth of Impressionism, 1st Ed Catalog Raisonné
Located in valatie, NY
Frédéric Bazille (1841-1870) and the Birth of Impressionism, by Michel Hilaire and Paul Perrin. Published by American Friends of Musée d'Orsay (Paris), 2016. 1st Ed Catalog Raisonné ...
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21st Century and Contemporary French Books

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Nureyev, 1995
Located in London, GB
Nureyev Phaidon Press, London, 1995. Softcover in dust jacket. The book presents some of the most iconic photographic images of Nureyev and contains a complete resume of Nureye...
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20th Century European Modern Books

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Home Farm Cooking Book
Located in New York City, NY
A long-awaited second cookbook from celebrated architectural designer John Pawson and his wife Catherine Home Farm is the Pawson family's base in the heart of the English countrys...
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2010s Chinese Books

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In Stock in Los Angeles, Be Extraordinary, The Spirit of Bentley, Assouline
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Since its founding nearly a century ago, Bentley has become an arresting and eloquent voice for the British persona. This book not only illustrates the engineering excellence of the ...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Books

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Understanding Caricature
Located in New York City, NY
A truly comprehensive and laser-focused examination of a really wonderful, expressive art form. Understanding caricature offers artists, aspiring artists, students, journalists, blog...
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2010s Chinese Books

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Houses: Robert A.M. Stern Architects
Located in New York City, NY
For more than fifty years, Robert A.M. Stern Architects has designed extraordinary houses and residences around the world, each suffused with a rich understanding of traditional arch...
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2010s Chinese Books

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Private Gardens of the Bay Area
Located in New York City, NY
Seasoned garden writers Susan Lowry and Nancy Berner, along with leading landscape photographer Marion Brenner, tour more than thirty-five private gardens in the San Francisco Bay Ar...
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2010s Chinese Books

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Family Meal Home Cooking with Ferran Adrià, 10th Anniversary Edition
Located in New York City, NY
A new edition of the iconic chef's globally bestselling home-cooking book, published on the 10th anniversary of its first release What does Ferran Adrià eat for dinner — and how d...
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2010s Chinese Books

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Basic Human Anatomy
Located in New York City, NY
A comprehensive, yet flexible and holistic approach to the human body for artists, Roberto Osti’s method of teaching anatomy is exhaustive, but never loses sight of the fact that thi...
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2010s Chinese Books

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"Candida Höfer & Umberto Eco, Libraries" Book
By Candida Hofer, Umberto Eco
Located in London, GB
Published by Thames and Hudson, 2006 Candida Höfer is a master of the grand interior photograph, somehow translating the experience of witnessing a breathtaking space, into the fo...
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Early 2000s British Books

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Art Nouveau and Art Deco Lighting Decorative Book by A. Duncan
Located in Oakland Park, FL
Art Nouveau and Art Deco lighting decorative book by A. Duncan Publisher: Simon & Schuster; First Edition (October 15, 1978) Language: English Hardcover: 208 pages Item weight: 2...
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1970s American Art Nouveau Vintage Books

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Calder The Complete Bronzes Book
Located in New York, NY
Calder: The Complete Bronzes book. Published on the occasion of the exhibition; October 25 - December 8, 2012, New York, New York. Acknowledgements: "It is our honor and privilege ...
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2010s American Modern Books

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This is Abraham Lincoln by Frederick Hill Meserve, Limited Edition, 1941
Located in Colorado Springs, CO
Meserve, Frederick Hill. This is Abraham Lincoln. Harrogate: Lincoln Memorial University City, 1941. Limited edition. Includes 30 tipped-in poster stamps. Bound in publisher's origin...
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1940s Vintage Books

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Material Transfers
Located in New York City, NY
A provocative examination of the connections between contemporary expression in architecture and traditional materials and forms Architect, architectural historian, and preservati...
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2010s Chinese Books

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Hotels, Motels & Condominiums Planning, Design & Maintenance by Fred Lawson
Located in valatie, NY
Hotels, Motels and Condominiums: Planning, Design and Maintenance by Fred Lawson. Architectural Press / Cahners 1976, London. Hardcover with dust jacket. "It has been written for new...
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1970s English Vintage Books

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Vintage Picabia Book
Located in Oakland Park, FL
Vintage Picabia book An iconoclastic poet and painter, open to everything that was "other" and different, responsive to any form of newness - not only in art but to such external re...
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21st Century and Contemporary European Modern Books

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Samson Young: Silver Moon or Golden Star, Which Will You Buy Of Me? 1st Ed
Located in valatie, NY
Samson Young: Silver Moon or Golden Star, Which Will You Buy Of Me? by Orianna Cacchione, G. Douglas Barrett and Seth Kim Cohen. Smart Museum of Art, University of C 2020-01-23, Chic...
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2010s American Books

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Texas Made/Texas Modern
Located in New York City, NY
A compelling survey of Texas houses that draw both on the heritage of pioneer ranches and on the twentieth-century design principles of modernism. Helen Thompson and Casey Dunn, t...
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2010s Chinese Books

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Great Georgian Houses of America, Volumes 1 & 2
Located in valatie, NY
Great Georgian Houses of America; Volumes 1 & 2 by Architects Emergency Committee, William Bottomley chair. Dover Publications, Inc., 1970. First Edition softcover reprints. 264 & 25...
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1970s American Vintage Books

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From the Far West Carpets and Textiles of Morocco Hardcover Book
Located in North Hollywood, CA
From the Far West Carpets and Textiles of Morocco Fiske, Patricia L. and Pickering, W. Russell and Yohe, Ralph S. in black cloth covered board very lightly worn, corners very ligh...
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1980s Moroccan Modern Vintage Books

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Open Studio Do-It-Yourself Art Projects by Contemporary Artists
Located in New York City, NY
A behind-the-scenes look at leading contemporary artists at work in their studios, with original art projects to recreate at home Open Studio invites you into the private studios ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Books

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Things That Go Bump in the Night Hardcover by Louis C. Jones, 1st Ed
Located in valatie, NY
Things That Go Bump in the Night Hardcover by Louis C. Jones. Hill and Wang, NY, 1959. 1st Ed hardcover with Mylar covered dust jacket. Contains more than 200 stories of the restless...
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1950s American Vintage Books

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"Line Vautrin - Miroirs" Book
Located in North Yorkshire, GB
This is a limited edition hard backed book with the original dust jacket, in very good condition. Line Vautrin was one of the most brilliant and innovative figures if Parisian and Fr...
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20th Century Books

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"Living with Books Vintage Decorative" Book by the New York Times
Located in Oakland Park, FL
Living with books soft cover vintage decorative book by The New York Times Rita Reif 123 pages Black and white pictures The New York Times Book Company, 1968.    
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1960s American Modern Vintage Books

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Antique and Vintage Books

Antique and vintage books add a sense of culture and style to any room. Displaying these types of books in your living room or reading nook can warm a space with a distinguished feel.

Several factors make antique books highly desirable. Original jackets, ornate binding, illustrations and quality of the print all contribute to making a vintage book special. Rare books are of great interest to collectors in the know and can command high prices at auction. In 2021, an important early artist book by Andy Warhol sold at auction for more than $106,000. Somewhere between all the commercial work he did as an ambitious young graphic designer in the early 1950s and his first real debut as a Pop artist a decade later, Warhol produced a trove of incredibly charming drawings. His illustrated self-published artist books from the 1950s are very rare.

Many collectors seek the first edition of certain books. Fewer copies of a book and higher demand make it a rare find. A book that contains the author’s signature also makes it much more prized than other examples of the same title.

Collectors and designers decorate rooms with vintage books for a cozy feeling in a home. Coffee-table books, such as those featuring photography and design, serve as conversation pieces or offer a relaxing moment when leafed through.

Interior designers look for vintage books when they want to add color or detail. For instance, leather-bound books can create a scholarly air while mid-century titles offer a modern edge. Vintage international books or first editions can provide a sense of history.

No matter the genre, there is a book for you. You can find rare, one-of-a-kind antique books on 1stDibs. Browse by authors, like celebrated architect and designer Frank Lloyd Wright and Edgar Rice Burroughs, as well as by period, including mid-century modern, Art Deco and Victorian.

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