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The Spirit of African Design

By: Algotsson, Sharne and Denys Davis

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Clarkson Potter: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09238

ISBN: 0517599163

Condition: Near Fine


Nice, clean copy. 176 pages with Bibliography and Index. Numerous color illustrations. From the publisher: "In The Spirit of African Design, authors Sharne Algotsson and Denys Davis explore a number of stunning homes, successfully capturing the many possibilities that exist for African-inspired design. Text and photographs reveal the strong, distinctive motifs that distinguish the different areas of the continent: the dazzling geometric patterns of North Africa, the rich earth tones of East Africa, the bold graphics of West Africa, as well as the elegant style of Afro-European design and t... View more info

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Big, Easy Style: Creating Rooms You Live in

By: Batt, Bryan (with Katy Danos)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Clarkson Potter: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 09648

ISBN: 0307591905

Condition: Near Fine


Just a trace of wear to book and jacket. Actor Bryan Batt shares tips from his childhood home in New Orleans on interior design and furnishing. Signed by Mr. Batt, who starred in the television series Mad Men. 208 pages with Index. Beautifully photographed interiors by Kerri McCaffety. View more info

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Bisazza: Modern Classic

By: Bisazza

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Milan, Italy, Bisazza, S.p.A.: 2005

Seller ID: 09187

Condition: Fine


146-page catalog, illustrated. From Bisazza's company's web site: "One of the top luxury brands in the design sector and the industry's leading producer of glass mosaic for interior and exterior decoration." View more info

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Maggie Colvin's Fabulous Fakes: Painting Decorative Illusions for the Home

By: Colvin, Maggie

Price: $10.00

Publisher: UK, David & Charles: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10350

ISBN: 071530920X

Condition: Near Fine


144 pages with Index. Profusely illustrated. Decorative painting for the home, including tromp l'oeil, stencilling, faux finishes, and paint effects for wood, stone, tiles, furniture, walls, and floors. View more info

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Ethnic Style: From Mexico to the Mediterranean

By: Innes, Miranda

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Cross River Press: 1992

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 09751

ISBN: 1558593683

Condition: Near Fine


142 pages with Glossary, Further Reading, and Index. "This study of ethnic interiors from all over of the world examines the important elements of different ethnic decorative styles, using photographs of real interiors, and shows how each style can be reproduced in one's own home. It includes practical tips and a list of suppliers." View more info

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The Guide to Home Decorating Indian Style

By: Kohutek, Priscilla

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, Mapin: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 07453

ISBN: 1890206210

Condition: Near Fine


229 pages, lavishly illustrated. Apparent facsimile signature of the author "Priscilla" on the front and rear endpapers. First book of its kind with a special emphasis on home decorating Indian style. View more info

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The Master's Book of Ikebana : Background and Principles of Japanese Flower Arrangement with Lessons by Japan's Three Leading Masters & a Treasury of Over 400 Photographs

By: Richie, Donald & Meredith Weathersby (Editors)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Tokyo, Bijutsu Shuppan-sha: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09964

Condition: Very Good


A trace of shelf wear. A clean, unmarked copy with a trace of shelf wear. A removable plastic protector on the covers is wrinkled and has a few small tears. The boards are covered in a kimono-silk floral pattern. A vertical label of cherry wood shavings in the upper front corner displays the word Ikebana in Japanese calligraphy. A gold, hand-crumpled Japanese paper label runs from the inside of the front cover, around the spine, and to the inside of the rear cover. The endpapers show detail from an ancient scroll painting of a 12th-century cherry-blossom-viewing party. Gilt lettering to spine.... View more info

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Home Furnishing

By: Rutt, Anna H.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, John Wiley & Sons, Inc.: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 09057

Condition: Very Good


Bound in dark blue cloth, with gilt lettering on the spine. Book bindery sticker inside front cover, indicating this book was rebound. A good bit of rubbing wear to the edges and spine and the top edge of the page block is darkened. Inscribed on the front free endpaper by Anne (not Anna) and Norman Rutt. Quick research on those names indicate this Anne/Anna could not have been the author, as she died at age 80 in 2008 (she would have been 7 years old in 1935 when this book was published). Likely, the inscription is from a relative of the author. 408 pages with Bibliography and Index. Numerous ... View more info

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Home Furnishing

By: Rutt, Anna Hong

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, John Wiley & Sons: 1948

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 05245

Condition: Very Good


A trace of wear at the spine ends. Light foxing to front endpapers and first few pages. The author, former head of Art Department, Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, wrote this as a textbook for classes in home planning and furnishing, and as a practical book for homemakers, and as a book of general information for interior decorators. 508 pages with Bibliography and Index and numerous illustrations in black & white. View more info

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Japanese Style

By: Slesin, Suzanne; Cliff, Stafford; Rozensztroch, Daniel

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Clarkson N. Potter, Inc.: 1987

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 08687

ISBN: 0517560801

Condition: Near Fine


Tiny tear on the rear flap fold, otherwise fine. 287 pages with Index and nearly 800 color photographs. Large, heavy book that will require extra postage if expedited or international delivery is desired. View more info

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I Hate Red, You're Fired!: The Colorful Life of an Interior Designer

By: Stubbs, William W.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Harry N. Abrams Inc.: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09269

ISBN: 0810955776

Condition: Fine


143 pages, illustrated. No dust jacket, but a pictorial paper wrap around the middle of the covers and affixed to the endpapers. Signed on the half-title page "To Sherry, Love Bill." Author inscription? From the publisher: "Hailed by Architectural Digest as one of the top 100 designers and architects today, Bill Stubbs has designed penthouses, holiday retreats and country mansions around the globe, from Acapulco to Moscow. In this lively, irreverent memoir, Stubbs recounts the extraordinary, exasperating, hilarious adventures in his career." View more info