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Saturday, June 25, 2011

Works by Alexander Yakovlev and Nikolai Kalmakov From the Estate of a French Nobleman

Works by Alexander Yakovlev and Nikolai Kalmakov From the Estate of a French Nobleman
Sotheby’s London, 10 June 2008.
Single owner sale auction catalogue with 218 lots, all illustrated in color. Includes biographies and photographs of the two Russian artists. The collection was amassed by Comte Georges Martin du Nord who also collected the work of Leon Bakst, Alexandra Exter and Serge Poliakoff. Yakovlev is sometimes spelled Iacofleff, Yacofleff, Iacovleff, Yacovleff, etc. Softcover, 74 pages in excellent condition.
$45.00

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An Important Private Collection of French Bronze and Ivory Figures

An Important Private Collection of French Bronze and Ivory Figures
New York: Christie’s Friday 13 June 2008.
Auction catalogue illustrating 18 lots of bronze and ivory sculptures by Demetre Chiparus, all photographed in color. Includes an introduction by Alberto Shayo and an essay by Philippe Garner plus many fascinating photographs of documentary material (photos of Chiparus, dancers from the Ballets Russes and Folies Bergere, drawings by Erte, George Barbier, etc.) A beautifully designed catalog filled with information about the 1920s and the great art deco sculptor Demetre Chiparus. Softcover catalogue, 74 pages, some light scratches to front cover
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Friday, June 17, 2011

METAMORPHOSES

Ilias Lalaounis
Metamorphoses
n.p. [Athens?]: Ilias Lalaounis,  1984
The magnificent modern jewelry of Ilias Lalaounis, illustrated and described by the designer in a lavishly produced book; outstanding quality photographs and printing; includes bibelots and body sculpture as well as jewelry. Hardcover with dustjacket, both in excellent condition, 339 pages.
$85.00

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The New York Times Book of Interior Design and Decoration


George O’Brien
The New York Times Book of Interior Design and Decoration
New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1965
One of the most elegant interior design books of its period; intelligent text and color and black-and-white photographs of apartments, houses and country retreats. Includes interiors designed by Ward Bennett, Albert Hadley, William Katavolos, Elaine Lustig Cohen and the residences of Bill Blass, Arnold Scaasi, Billy Baldwin, Alexander Liberman. Hard cover with dustjacket both in excellent condition (it is very hard to find this dustjacket in such good condition), 240 pages.
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Architectural Digest: New York Interiors


Paige Rense, ed. 
Architectural Digest:  New York Interiors 
Los Angeles: Knapp Press, 1979, stated first edition. 
Stylish traditional and modern interiors designed by Jay Spectre, Mario Buatta, Joe D’Urso, Suzie Frankfurt and others, all illustrated in color. Hardcover in excellent condition with dustjacket in good condition (some tiny tears), 160 pages.
$40.00

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Architectural Digest: Country Homes

Architectural Digest: The Collectors

Architectural Digest: Chateaux and Villas

Architectural Digest: California Interiors

Architectural Digest: Traditional Interiors

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Saturday, June 4, 2011

Architectural Digest: Traditional Interiors

Paige Rense, ed.
Architectural Digest: Traditional Interiors
Los Angeles: Knapp Press, 1979, stated first edition.
Very elegant interiors designed by Renzo Mongiardino, David Hicks, Serge Royaux, John Stefinidis, Madeleine Castaing, and the famous London apartment of Pauline de Rothschild designed by her with John Fowler. Hardcover with dustjacket, both in excellent condition; 160 pages, all color photographs
SOLD

See the other books in this series:

Architectural Digest: Country Homes

Architectural Digest: The Collectors

Architectural Digest: Chateaux and Villas

Architectural Digest: California Interiors

Architectural Digest:  New York Interiors

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