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Period: 20th Century
DAVID HICKS Style & Design First Edition Book 1987
Located in New York, NY
A first edition book by David Hicks, titled "David Hicks Style & Design." 1987 printing. Hardcover with dust jacket.
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English 20th Century Books

Svenskt Tenn, Strandvagen 5, Stockholm: samtliga möbler och textiler
Located in New York, NY
Svenskt Tenn catalog featuring the furniture, lighting, and botanical-print textile and wallpaper designs of in-house architect/designer Josef Frank. Published in the early 1950’s, t...
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Swedish Scandinavian Modern Vintage 20th Century Books

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Sotheby's Chateau de Cornillon, Loire, France, October 2006
Located in valatie, NY
Sotheby's Chateau de Cornillon, Loire, France: Important Gothic and Renaissance Furniture, Works of Art & Textiles. London: Sotheby's, 2006. Softcover. 126 pp. Château de Cornillon i...
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English 20th Century Books

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Hidden History of the Kovno Ghetto
Located in valatie, NY
Hidden History of the Kovno Ghetto. New York: Little, Brown and Company, 1998. Second printing hardcover with dust jacket. 255 pp. An important book published by the United States Ho...
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American 20th Century Books

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Knoll Associates 1947/1948 Catalog
Located in New York, NY
Knoll Associates 1947/1948 catalog in portfolio form, comprising 40 pages on 32 loose plates (2 double-sided fold-outs) in printed wrappers on card stock, with typography and layout ...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 20th Century Books

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Jewelry By Architects
Located in New York, NY
First American edition monograph on jewelry designed by a who's who of Postmodern architects from the collection of design impresario Cleto Munari, who commissioned the pieces featur...
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American Post-Modern Vintage 20th Century Books

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T. Y. Chao Private & Family Trust Collections of Important Chinese Ceramic, Rare
Located in valatie, NY
Sotheby's: The T. Y. Chao Private and Family Trust Collections of Important Chinese Ceramics and Jade Carvings: Part 1, Hong Kong October 1986. Rare First Edition hardcover with dust...
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Hong Kong Vintage 20th Century Books

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Danese Milano 1957-1971: Produzione
Located in New York, NY
Manufacturer’s catalog for Danese Milano showcasing the production work (produzione) from the years 1957-1971. Co-founded by Bruno Danese in 1957, the eponymous company quickly becam...
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Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage 20th Century Books

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"The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich" Book by William L. Shirer
By William L. Shirer
Located in valatie, NY
The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich, A History of Nazi Germany by William L. Shirer. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1960. First edition BCE hardcover with ...
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American 20th Century Books

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The Life of Emma, Lady Hamilton by J T Herbert Baily, 1st Ed
Located in valatie, NY
The Life of Emma, Lady Hamilton by J T Herbert Baily. Published by Menzies London, 1905. 1st Ed hardcover no dust jacket as published. 137 untrimmed pages with all 23 portraits of Lady Hamilton each with a tissue guard. Dame Emma Hamilton...
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English Antique 20th Century Books

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Antoine Philippon and Jacqueline Lecoq (Book)
Located in North Yorkshire, GB
This book was published on the occasion of an exhibition in May 2011 held at Demish Danant Gallery, New York. Philippon and Lecoq joined forces in 1955 after having worked in Marcel ...
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20th Century Books

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Antique Velvet Album With Sailboat Painting Cover
Located in Seguin, TX
Circa 1920's velvet photo album, never used. Covered in rust velvet with oil on canvas board painting of sail boats inlaid on cover. Interior is .25" thick cardboard pages, pierced...
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Japanese Arts and Crafts 20th Century Books

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Brass

Homes and Gardens in Old Virginia
Located in valatie, NY
Homes and Gardens in Old Virginia. Richmond: Garrett and Massie, Incorporated, 1932. 2nd Ed hardcover with no dust jacket. 367 pp. The 1st edition was a g...
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American 20th Century Books

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Cocktails and Laughter: The Albums of Loelia Duchess of Westminster (Book)
Located in North Yorkshire, GB
This book is a wonderful social record of the bright young things and how they lived in the early years of the 20th century, told and photographed ...
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20th Century Books

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Cecil Beaton's Fair Lady - Cecil Beaton - 1st US edition, 1964
Located in London, GB
Published by Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1st US edition, New York, Chicago and San Francisco, 1964. Hardback English text. This rare and beautiful book charts the journey of the fil...
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Vintage 20th Century Books

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My Favorite Things by Dorothy Rodgers, First Edition
By Dorothy Rodgers
Located in valatie, NY
My Favourite Things by Dorothy Rodgers, a personal guide to decorating and entertaining. New York: Atheneum Publishers, 1964. Stated first edition hardcover with dust jacket. 282 pp....
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American 20th Century Books

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Vintage USSR Book: 'Heart of Bonivur' by Dmitry Nagishkin, 1J121
Located in Bordeaux, FR
Delve into the pages of literary brilliance with this captivating vintage book, featuring the remarkable work "Heart of Bonivur" by Dmitry Nagishkin, from the USSR. Circa 1972, this ...
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Vintage 20th Century Books

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A. A. MILNE. Winnie The Pooh. SIGNED AND DATED BY CHRISTOPHER (ROBIN) MILNE !
Located in Hillsborough, NJ
AUTHOR: MILNE, A. A. TITLE: Winnie The Pooh. PUBLISHER: London: Methuen & Co., Ltd, 1965. DESCRIPTION: SIGNED AND DATED BY CHRISTOPHER (ROBIN) MILNE. 1 vol., 7-7/16" x 5-1/4", ill...
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British Vintage 20th Century Books

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David Hockney Hand Signed First Edition Book Pictures by David Hockney, 1979
Located in Studio City, CA
A David Hockney hand-signed first edition/ first printing (there was no hardcover book. This copy is the true first edition) softcover art book "Pictures by David Hockney" (Edited a...
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American Modern Vintage 20th Century Books

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Au Bucheron: La Chambre à Coucher (Book)
Located in North Yorkshire, GB
A soft covered trade catalogue of bedroom furniture and sets. Stylistically it looks to be dated from the late 1920s or 1930s; it would not have been before 1923 as that was the date...
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20th Century Books

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Powers of Ten: A Flipbook, Charles and Ray Eames, Coffee Table Art Book
Located in Brugge, BE
An adaptation of the Charles and Ray Eames classic 1968 documentary by the same name, Powers of Ten: A Flipbook, is an ocular journey dealing with the relative size of things in the ...
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American Mid-Century Modern 20th Century Books

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Alvar Aalto VILLA MAIREA 1938-39 1st Edition
Located in Vancouver, BC
The seminal Aalto House, The complete work printed in colour from the Alvar Aalto Foundation. 168 pages, 355 illustrations, perfect worn condition. No details are spared in this Tou...
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Finnish 20th Century Books

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Memoirs Of Giocomo Casanova. 12 vols. - 1922 - LTD EDITION - IN A FINE BINDING!
Located in Hillsborough, NJ
AUTHOR: CASANOVA (Arthur Machen - translator). TITLE: The Memoirs Of Giocomo Casanova Di Seingalt. PUBLISHER: London: Privately Printed for The Casanova Society, 1922. DESCRIPTIO...
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British Vintage 20th Century Books

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Leather

Two Private Presses, Four Wind Press & Stone House Press on Long Island LTD Ed
Located in valatie, NY
Two Private Presses The Four Wind Press and the Stone House Press on Long Island by Joan Digby, Limited 1st Ed 1/200. Published by The Four Winds Press, New York, 1988. The story of ...
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American 20th Century Books

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The Complete Illustrated Encyclopedia of American Motorcycles by Tod Rafferty
Located in North Hollywood, CA
The Complete Illustrated Encyclopedia of American Motorcycles by Tod Rafferty. This lavishly illustrated history winds its way through the 20th century by exploring such popular Amer...
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American American Classical 20th Century Books

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How to Detect Damaged, Altered & Repaired Stamps 1st Ed
Located in valatie, NY
How to Detect Damaged, Altered and Repaired Stamps by Paul W. Schmid. Published by Palm Press Huntington, NY, 1979. Avoid costly mistakes. Paul Schmid explains how to detect alterati...
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American Vintage 20th Century Books

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Intro. US Revenue Stamps & Intro. to US Imperforate Stamps, 1st Ed's
Located in valatie, NY
Introduction to United States Revenue Stamps by Richard Friedberg and Classic U.S. Imperforate Stamps by Jon Rose. Published by Linn's Stamp News, 1994/1990. 1st Ed softcover.s Reven...
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American 20th Century Books

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Fundamentals of Philately by L.N. Williams, 1st Ed hardcover
Located in valatie, NY
Fundamentals of Philately by L.N. Williams. Published by American Philatelic Society, 1990. 1st Ed hardcover. The book includes 2 chapters on general collecting and the remaining 13 ...
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American Vintage 20th Century Books

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Winterthur by Jay E. Cantor, Signed and Inscribed by the Author
Located in valatie, NY
Winterthur by Jay E. Cantor, Signed and Inscribed by the Author. Published by Harry N. Abrams, New York, NY, 1986. 2nd Ed hardcover with dust jacket. Traces the history of the Delawa...
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American Vintage 20th Century Books

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George Stubbs - Anatomy of the Horse 1938
Located in Pewsey, GB
George Stubbs - The Anatomy of the Horse - Heywood Hill, London 1938 - Brown Boards and Cloth. lettering in Gilt on brown leather on spine. Something for every library and a large b...
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British Early Victorian Vintage 20th Century Books

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The World of Madeleine Castaing by Emily Evans Eerdmans (Book)
Located in North Yorkshire, GB
The inimitable style of renowned French interior designer Madeleine Castaing, chronicled in-depth for the first time. While many were drumming to the beat of modernism in the early- ...
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20th Century Books

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20th Century Solid Silver Novelty Bookmark Of Samuel Pickwick, London, c.1975
Located in Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent
A superb late 20th Century English solid silver novelty bookmark. This bookmark depicts a gentleman called Samuel Pickwick. Samuel Pickwick is a fictional character and the main prot...
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British 20th Century Books

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Silver

20th Century Novelty Solid Silver Fox Head Bookmark, c.1978
Located in Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Late 20th Century English solid silver novelty paper knife. A very stylish and unique piece terminating with a foxes head on the handle. Presented beautifully in an original box. Hal...
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British 20th Century Books

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Silver

Cartier High Jewelry Exhibition Coffee Table Book
Located in New York, NY
CARTIER 1900 - 1939 Paris, London, New York. This special hard-cover book was published in honor of the exhibition, 'Cartier 1900 - 1939', held at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, N...
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Italian 20th Century Books

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1905 the Face in the Pool a Faerie Tale Book
Located in Seguin, TX
The Face in the Pool: A Faerie Tale by J. Allen St. John, also illustrated by the author. A. C. Mcclurg & Co., Chicago, 1905. James Allen St. John (1872-1957) was an American author...
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American Edwardian 20th Century Books

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Cartier High Jewelry Coffee Table Book by Hans Nadelhoffer, Italian Version
By Hans Nadelhoffer
Located in New York, NY
A very beautiful hard-cover Cartier High Jewelry coffee table book by Hans Nadelhoffer, 1984. Book showcases royal and high jewelry, timepieces, and precious objects, covering variou...
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Italian 20th Century Books

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1900 The Grey Fairy Book
Located in Bath, GB
Andrew Lang's grey collection of fairy tales, a lovely volume of his popular series, complete with H. J. Ford's plates. The first edition, first impression. Illustrated with a fron...
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British Antique 20th Century Books

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Karl MARX. Capital A Critique Of Political Economy. 1906, 1933, 1909 - 3 vols.
Located in Hillsborough, NJ
AUTHOR: MARX, Karl. TITLE: Capital A Critique Of Political Economy. PUBLISHER: Chicago: Charles H. Kerr & Co., 1906, 1933, 1909. DESCRIPTION: FIRST EDITION FIRST PRINTING OF VOLU...
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American Antique 20th Century Books

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Leather

The Legendary Estates of Beverly Hills (Book)
Located in North Yorkshire, GB
by Charles Lockwood and Jeffrey Hyland This deluxe volume offers a meticulously researched and lavishly illustrated history of 45 magnificent estates in three of America's most prize...
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20th Century Books

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Provence : The Beautiful Cookbook by Peter Johnson
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Provence: The Beautiful Cookbook: Authentic Recipes from the Regions of Provence Hardcover – September 24, 1993. by Richard Olney (Author), Michael Freeman (Author), Peter Johnson (P...
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French French Provincial 20th Century Books

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1937 The Years
Located in Bath, GB
The first edition of the final novel published during Virginia Woolf's lifetime, in an especially bright example of the sought-after Vanessa Bell dust wrapper. The first edition, fi...
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British Vintage 20th Century Books

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1902 The Complete Works of Edgar Allan Poe
Located in Bath, GB
A beautiful limited edition set of the complete works of Edgar Allan Poe, illustrated with ten plates to each volume, and signed by the publisher. The Arnheim Edition of Poe's works...
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Antique 20th Century Books

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Horst: Interiors by Barbara Plumb (Book)
Located in North Yorkshire, GB
HORST - Interiors is a book which features 52 of the most stunning Interior designs taken by famed fashion photographer Horst P. Horst during the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s. The images of these splendid houses, apartments and holiday homes - including a memorable portrait of each owner - provides a wonderful record of the changing styles of that period. Horst was invited into homes which many photographers would never have had access to, these included The Duke & Duchess of Windsor, Truman Capote, Jacqueline Onassis...
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20th Century Books

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Riders of the Purple Sage by Zane Grey, Grosset & Dunlap Edition, Circa 1940
By Zane Grey
Located in Colorado Springs, CO
Grey, Zane. Riders of the Purple Sage. A Novel. New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1912 (1940s). Illustrated by Douglas Duer. Presented in full gray Moroccan leather with gilt tooling to fr...
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American Vintage 20th Century Books

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Leather, Paper

Chateau Gourdon Christies (Book)
Located in North Yorkshire, GB
This is the complete boxed set of sale catalogues for the amazing sale of the contents of Chateau de Courdon which took place over three days in March 2011. This was probably the fin...
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20th Century Books

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Moon Shot, Signed by Alan Shepard, First Edition in Original Dust Jacket, 1994
Located in Colorado Springs, CO
Shepard, Alan, Deke Slayton, Moon Shot: The Inside Story of America's Race to the Moon. Atlanta: Turner Publishing, 1994. First Edition. Signed by Alan Shepard on the full title page...
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American 20th Century Books

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Panza: The Legacy of a Collector: the Panza Di Biumo Collection at MOCA
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Panza: The Legacy of a Collector. The Panza di Biumo Collection at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles. MOCA (January 1, 1999). Softcover: 251 pages with 174 full color repro...
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American 20th Century Books

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Set of 20 Antique French Leather Binding Books for Decoration
Located in Casteren, Noord-Brabant
A set of 20 antique French books from the De Maupassant series. These books can beautifully decorate your bookcase or office. These books are not too big, fits in every bookcase. The...
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French 20th Century Books

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Leather, Paper

Collection Yves Saint Laurent et Pierre Berge (Book)
Located in North Yorkshire, GB
This is a very good set of the sales catalogues produced by Christie's for the sale of the magnificent collection put together by Yves Saint Laurent and Pierre Berge, 23rd - 25th Feb...
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20th Century Books

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"The Second World War, " by Winston Churchill
Located in Austin, TX
The Second World War by Winston Churchill from Houghton-Mifflin Company, Boston. A vintage edition of Winston Churchill's six-volume memoir, The Second World War, for which he was a...
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American Modern 20th Century Books

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Le Corbusier: Furniture and Interiors 1905-1965 by Arthur Ruegg (Book)
Located in North Yorkshire, GB
Le Corbusier, one of the world's most important and influential architects and accomplished visual artist, also created a vast oeuvre of interior and furniture designs. The chaise-lo...
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20th Century Books

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Naturalist Collection of Bound Marine Botanicals
Located in Palm Beach, FL
Enchanting book of marine botanicals lovingly collected, dried, pressed on paper and bound in a folio with abalone or mother of pearl covers.
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English Organic Modern 20th Century Books

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Shell, Seagrass, Paper

Les Bijoux de L'Art Déco aux Années 40 - Melissa Gabardi, 1st Edition, 1986
Located in London, GB
Published by Les Édition de L’Amateur, 1st French edition, Paris, 1986. Hardback with French text. 700 illustrations, with 300 in colour and 400 in black and white. Illustrated t...
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Vintage 20th Century Books

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The Memoirs of Richard Nixon by Richard Nixon, Signed, First Edition, 1978
Located in Colorado Springs, CO
Nixon, Richard. The Memoirs of Richard Nixon. New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1978. First Edition. Signed and inscribed on a pasted down bookplate. In original dust jacket and boards. Pr...
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American Modern Vintage 20th Century Books

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Aperture Photography Magazine Collection of 6 Early Issues 1950s
Located in Chicago, IL
Aperture Photography Magazine Collection of 6 Early Issues 1950s. Not real familiar with rating condition of magazines and books. Please ask any questions. Appear to be in nice condi...
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American Mid-Century Modern 20th Century Books

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Memoirs: Year of Decisions and Years of Trial and Hope, Signed by Harry Truman
Located in Colorado Springs, CO
Truman, Harry. Memoirs by Harry S. Truman: Year of Decisions [and] Years of Trial and Hope. New York: Doubleday & Company, 1955-1956. Special Kansas City Limited Edition. Two Volumes...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 20th Century Books

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A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway, First Trade Edition, in Dust Jacket
Located in Colorado Springs, CO
Hemingway, Ernest. A Farewell to Arms. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1929. First trade edition, first issue. In the original first-state dust jacket and publisher’s black cloth ...
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American Modern Vintage 20th Century Books

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Picasso à L'oeuvre – Photographs by Edward Quinn 1965 Book
By Edward Quinn 1, Roland Penrose
Located in London, GB
Picasso à L'oeuvre – Photographs by Edward Quinn 1965 Published by Manesse-Verlag, 1965. An intimate photographic biography by Edward Quinn with text written by Roland Penrose. Wond...
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Swiss Mid-Century Modern Vintage 20th Century Books

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