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Un'Inustria Per Il Design: La Ricerca, I Designers, l'Immagine B&B Italia

By: N/A

Price: $50.00  $45.00

Publisher: Milan, Edizioni Lybra Immagine:

Seller ID: 012098

Condition: Very Good


Jackt has moderate general wear plus a tiny nick to top front corner. Internally clean. Binding tight. Italian text. 1200 illustrations. 476pp View more info

Philippe Starck Distordre

By: Starck, Philippe

Price: $18.00  $16.20

Publisher: Milan, Electa: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001296

ISBN: 8843555308

Condition: Good to Very Good


Light wear and some marking to covers. Internally clean. 115pp View more info

51 U.S. Industrial Design

By: N/A

Price: $25.00  $22.50

Publisher: New York, Society of Industrial Designers / The Studio Publications: 1951

Edition: Annual Review

Seller ID: 002372

Condition: Good


Boards have heavy wear -sepecially to spine. Ding on bottom front edge. Light to moderate foxing to preliminaries, rear endpapers and last page. Label remnany and mark to front pastedown. Small original retailer's label to ffep. Internally pages bright and clean. Binding sound. 184pp plus adverts. View more info

Zanuso: The Dunhill Industrial Design Lectures

By: N/A

Price: $20.00  $18.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Trevor Wilson: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004780

Condition: Good


Jacket has moderate wear, bumping to top edges and marking to lower spine. Brown paper liner pasted to pastedowns. Ink stamp to ffep and library stamp/notation to Publisher's page - otherwise internally clean. Binding tight. 76pp plus View more info

Atelier Mendini 1990-1994: Een Visuele Utopie

By: N/A

Price: $20.00  $18.00

Publisher: Fabbri Editori: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004783

ISBN: 8845054020

Condition: Very Good


Jacket has light to moderate wear and a few fine scratches. A few tiny marks to fore-edge of page block. Spine not creased. Internally clean. Dutch text. 239pp View more info

Finlandia

By: N/A

Price: $20.00  $18.00

Publisher: London, Victoria and Albert Museum: 1961

Edition: Exhibition Publication

Seller ID: 007580

Condition: Very Good


Moderate wear to covers. A single ink stamp to first page - otherwise internally clean. Binding sound. 28pp View more info

The Misha Black Australian Papers

By: N/A

Price: $25.00  $22.50

Publisher: Sydney, Trevor Wilson for theIndustrial Design Council of Australia: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007602

Condition: Very Good


Jacket has moderate wear, minor chipping and some foxing. Light wear to cloth. Internally clean. Binding tight. 61pp View more info

Decorative Art in Modern Interiors 1964/5

By: N/A

Price: $40.00  $36.00

Publisher: London, Studio Vista: 1964

Edition: Annual Publication

Seller ID: 007650

Condition: Good


Moderate wear to cloth. Age-toning to edges of page-block. Internally clean. Binding tight. 159pp plus advertisements. View more info

Decorative Art: The Studio Year Book 1949

By: N/A

Price: $50.00  $45.00

Publisher: London, The Studio:

Edition: Annual Publication

Seller ID: 007652

Condition: Fair to Good


Moderate general wear to cloth. Large spots of moderate stainingg to front of cloth. Heavy foxing to preliminaries and last couple of pages only - otherwise internally clean. Binding tight. 130pp plus advertisements. View more info

Decorative Art: The Studio Year Book 1951-52

By: N/A

Price: $35.00  $31.50

Publisher: London, The Studio: 1951

Edition: Annual Publication

Seller ID: 007955

Condition: Fair


Usual library additions and remnants Very heavy wear to cloth. Heavy foxing to Feps and pastedowns and afew other internall marks, - otherwise internally clean. Binding tight. 124pp plus advertisements. View more info

The Studio Year Book of Decorative Art 1911

By: N/A

Price: $30.00  $27.00

Publisher: London, The Studio: 1911

Edition: Annual Publication

Seller ID: 008761

Condition: Fair to Good


Light wear to cloth. Gilt lettering to spine. Foxing to edges of page block. Moderate scattered foxing throughout. Heavy foxing to first and last few pages. Binding tight. View more info

Rassegna 18 (veicoli, 1909-1947 / Vehicles, 1909-1947

By: N/A

Price: $25.00  $22.50

Publisher: Milan, C.I.P.I.A.: 1984

Edition: Periodical

Seller ID: 009786

Condition: Good


Covers have light wear. Spine not creased. Internally clean. Book has a moderate vertical undulation due to not being stored flat. Italian text with English translations of the monographs plus French and German summaries. Wonderful articles on vehicle design, including the Milan trams of 1928. Excellent photographs and diagrams. 113pp plus sponsors' news and english translations of monographs. View more info

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Il Modo Italiano: Italian Design And Avant-garde in the 20th Century

By: Bosoni, Giampiero

Price: $60.00  $54.00

Publisher: / Canada, Skira / The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts: 2006

Edition: Exhibition Publication

Seller ID: 010979

ISBN: 8876245375

Condition: Very Good


Jacket has light wear. Small ding to top edge of rear board. Red texta (felt-pen) mark to bottom edge of page-block. Internally clean, Binding tight. 397pp View more info

Design from Scandinavia No. 6

By: N/A

Price: $25.00  $22.50

Publisher: Copenhagen, World Pictures:

Edition: Periodical

Seller ID: 007637

Condition: Fair


Heavy wear to covers. Creasing to spine. Former owner's ink stamp to title-page - otherwise internally clean. 127pp View more info

Contemporary Ceramics 25th September 2001

By: N/A

Price: $30.00  $27.00

Publisher: London, Phillips: 2001

Edition: Auction Catalogue

Seller ID: 012393

Condition: Very Good


Crease to front cover adjacent to spine. Spine not creased. Internally clean. 190 lots illustrated. View more info

Important Ensembles De Dessins Par Carlo et Rembrandt Bugatti - Vente a Paris, Hotel Drouot 16 Octobre 1988

By: N/A

Price: $50.00  $45.00

Publisher: Paris, Herve, Chayette, Laurence, Calmels: 1988

Edition: Auction Catalogue

Seller ID: 012901

Condition: Good


Covers have moderate general wear and some abrasions. Internally clean. Binding sound. Prices realised pasted inside front cover. French text. 39pp INTERNATIONAL AIRMAIL ON THIS ITEM ONLY AU$9 View more info

Decorative Art 1949: The Studio Yearbook

By: N/A

Price: $30.00  $27.00

Publisher: London, The Studio Publications: 1949

Edition: Annual Publication

Seller ID: 013868

Condition: Good


Moderate wear to cloth. Former owner's name and date to ffep. Foxing to feps and pastedowns - otherwise internally clean. Binding tight. 130pp plus adverts View more info

Light of Louis Poulsen

By: N/A

Price: $20.00  $18.00

Publisher: Copenhagen, Denmark, Louis Poulsen: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014494

Condition: Very Good


Moderate general wear to covers. Former owner's neat label to ffep - otherwise internally clean. Binding tight. 351pp View more info

Designers in Britain 7. A review of graphic and industrial design compiled by the Society of Industrial Artists and Designers

By: N/A

Price: $30.00  $27.00

Publisher: Greenwich, Connecticut, New York Graphic Society: 1971

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 017011

Condition: Good


Jacket has heavy general wear plus several taped tears. Some foxing to edges of page-block. A 'doodle' to transluscent title-page and some marks to second title-page (from facing plate). Foxing to rear endpapers - otherwise internally clean. binding tight. 268pp View more info

Japanese Design: Modern Approaches to Traditional Elements

By: Gingko Press

Price: $30.00  $27.00

Publisher: California, U.S.A., Gingko Press: 2001

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 014191

ISBN: 1584230819

Condition: Very Good


Jacket has light general wear and no tears. Book very clean. Binding tight. 191pp View more info

Design from Scandinavia No. 2

By: N/A

Price: $70.00  $63.00

Publisher: Copenhagen, World Pictures: 1968

Edition: Periodical

Seller ID: 017862

Condition: Fair


Actually undated but research indicates that this is the second issue, published c. 1968. Scarce. Covers have moderate general wear plus heavy wear to spine. A 3cm tear at head of spine. Light foxing to inside of covers, title-page and last page. Former owner's name in texta (felt pen) to title-page. Otherwise internally clean. Binding sound. 126pp View more info

Herman Miller Magazine

By: N/A

Price: $15.00  $13.50

Publisher: USA, Herman Miller: 1987

Edition: Periodical

Seller ID: 008031

Condition: Good


Covers have moderate general wear and heavier wear to spine. Former owner's name to page 3 - otherwise internally clean. Binding sound. 107pp View more info

Important Design: The Life of Piero Fornasetti

By: N/A

Price: $70.00  $63.00

Publisher: USA, Christie's Los Angeles: 1998

Edition: Auction Catalogue

Seller ID: 018432

Condition: Good


Covers have light general wear. Protected in clear plastic (taped to inside of covers). Spine not creased. Internally clean. 113pp View more info

Un 'industria Per Il Design : La Ricerca, I Designers, L'immagine B&B Italia

By: N/A

Price: $40.00  $36.00

Publisher: Milan, Edizioni Lybra Immagine: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018443

Condition: Very Good


Jacket has light general wear plus a 5mm tear at foot of spine. Book very clean. Binding tight. Italian language text. 476pp View more info

1956: Melbourne, Modernity and the XVI Olympiad

By: N/A

Price: $50.00  $45.00

Publisher: Victoria, Australia, Museum of Modern Art at Heide: 1996

Edition: Exhibition Publication

Seller ID: 018506

ISBN: 0947104356

Condition: Very Good


Light general wear to covers. Spine not creased. Internally clean. 112pp View more info

Industries et Metiers d'Art en Belgique. Kunst Ambachten en Nijverheid in Belgie 1937

By: N/A

Price: $40.00  $36.00

Publisher: Brussels, Algemeen Commisariaat van de Regeering: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018568

Condition: Fair


Covers have heavy general wear and age-toning. Old contact plastic to front and back but not spine. Spine creased. Foxing to edges of page-block. Foxing to preliminaries and rear few pages. Otherwise internally clean. Binding sound. Text in French and Dutch. Unpaginated. View more info

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Formica Forever

By: Patton, Phil

Price: $15.00  $13.50

Publisher: USA, Metropolis Books/Formica Corporation: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019102

ISBN: 1938922158

Condition: Very Good


Covers have light general wear. Spine not creasaed. Internally clean.407pp View more info

Artists in Glass Waterford presents Venetian Glass from the Berengo Collection

By: N/A

Price: $30.00  $27.00

Publisher: Ireland, Waterford: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020099

Condition: Good


Moderate wear to covers. Spine not creased. Interbally clean. 180pp View more info

Subtraction: Aspects of Essential Design

By: Alexander Gelman

Price: $12.00  $10.80

Publisher: Switzerland, Rotovision: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004311

ISBN: 2880463912

Condition: Good


Light wear to covers. Spine not creased. Two leaves have small tears to fore-edge and associated crumpling - these have been repaired with acid-free tape. Internally very clean. 156pp View more info

Gordon Andrews: A Designer's Life

By: Andrews, Gordon

Price: $70.00  $63.00

Publisher: Sydney, NSW, Australia, UNSW Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018803

ISBN: 0868402451

Condition: Very Good


Jacket has light general wear and not tears. Book very clean. Binding tight. 192pp View more info

Modern Times: The Untold Story of Modernism in Australia

By: Ann Stephen, Andrew mcNamara and Philip Goad

Price: $50.00  $45.00

Publisher: The MIegunyah Press / Powerhouse Publishing: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020437

Condition: Very Good


Minimal wear to covers. Two pales patches (2cm x 3cm) to laminate on front cover. Spine not creased. Internally clean. 253pp View more info

Jean Dunand: The Delorenzo Gallery.

By: Anthony Delorenzo

Price: $65.00  $58.50

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton: 1985

Edition: Exhibition Publication

Seller ID: 018410

ISBN: 0525244476

Condition: Very Good


Jacket has light general wear and is clipped to top of front flap. A Two creases to ffep - otherwise book very clean. Binding tight. 163pp View more info

80s Style: Designs of the Decade

By: Bangert, Albrecht ; Armer, Karl Michael ; Sottsass, Ettore (Foreword)

Price: $20.00  $18.00

Publisher: London, Thames and Hudson: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017165

ISBN: 0500276137

Condition: Good


Covers have light general wear plus minor sunning to spine. Spine not creased.. Name to half-title page blached out with a 4mm high texta mark. Otherwise internally clean. 240pp View more info

Design Art: Functional Objects from Donald Judd to Rachel Whiteread

By: Barbara Bloemink; Joseph Cunningham

Price: $60.00  $54.00

Publisher: London / New York, Merrell Publishers / Cooper-Hewitt, National Design museum: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019014

ISBN: 1858942667

Condition: Good


Jacket has light general wear plus some monor bumping to top edge. Former owner's name, date and price to dark coloured ffep - otherwise internally clean. Binding tight. 213pp View more info

The Furniture of Gerrit Thomas Rietveld

By: Baroni, Daniele

Price: $40.00  $36.00

Publisher: New York, Barrons Educational Series: 1978

Edition: First USA Edition

Seller ID: 014959

ISBN: 0812052013

Condition: Good


Unclipped jacket has heavy general wear plus a 6cm taped tear to upper front adjacent to spine. A few very small losses and other tears. Moderate wear to cloth. Light foxing to edges of page-block. Some foxing to pastedowns and ffep - otherwise internlly clean. Binding tight. 178pp View more info

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De Beginjaren Van De Stijl, 1917-1922

By: Blotkamp, Carel et al

Price: $20.00  $18.00

Publisher: Utrecht, Reflex: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003443

ISBN: 9063220782

Condition: Good


Covers have moderate wear plus browning. Spine creased. Previous owner's name to half-title page - otherwise internally clean. Dutch text. 295pp View more info

Made in Holland: 1945-1988 Domestic Pottery

By: Bogaers, Marie-Rose

Price: $40.00  $36.00

Publisher: Netherlands, Het Kruithuis, Museum for Contemporary Art: 1988

Edition: Exhibition Publication

Seller ID: 011125

ISBN: 9012060141

Condition: Very Good


Light wear to covers. Spine not creased. Internally clean. English text. View more info

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Design Is: Words, Things, People, Buildings, and Places

By: Busch, Akiko (Editor)

Price: $20.00  $18.00

Publisher: New York, Metropolis Books: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007535

ISBN: 156898314X

Condition: Very Good


Minimal wear to covers. Spine not creased. Internally clean. 281pp View more info

Tubular Steel Furniture: Conference Papers

By: Campbell-Cole, Barbie, Benton, Tim, Editors.

Price: $15.00  $13.50

Publisher: London, The Art Book Company: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019229

ISBN: 0905309049

Condition: Fair


All the usual library additions and remnants. Jacket has an abrasion and label to spine. Protected in Mylar cover (not taped). Ffep excised. Tape stains to rear fep only. Title page to last page very clean. Binding tight. 69pp View more info

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Ikora Metalwork by WMF: from the 1920s to the 1960s

By: Carlo Burschel; Heinz Scheiffele

Price: $35.00  $31.50

Publisher: Stuttgart, Germany, Arnoldsche Verlagsanstalt: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018576

ISBN: 3897901919

Condition: Near Fine


Minimal wear to boards. Protected in Mylar cover (not taped to book). Internally clean. Binding tight. 264pp View more info

Jasper Morrison

By: Charles Arthur Boyer and Frederica Zanco

Price: $15.00  $13.50

Publisher: Paris, Dis Voir: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017643

ISBN: 2906571733

Condition: Near Fine


Minimal wear to covers. Spine not creased. Internally clean. 125pp View more info

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Contemporary Silver: Made in Italy

By: Czernis-Ryl, Eva

Price: $20.00  $18.00

Publisher: Sydney / London, Powerhouse Publishing in Association with Lund Humphries: 2004

Edition: Exhibition Publication

Seller ID: 015850

ISBN: 0853318999

Condition: Very Good


Jacket has moderate general wear plus a 3cm tear to top rear adjacent to spine. The rear of the jacket has an 8cm horizontal slip and some ridges to laminate (in manufacture). Book very clean. Binding tight. 127pp View more info

Neo Furniture

By: Downey, Claire

Price: $20.00  $18.00

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson Ltd: 1992

Edition: First UK Edition

Seller ID: 002954

ISBN: 0500015597

Condition: Near Fine


Unclipped jacket has light wear and some bumping to bottom front edge. Book very clean. New wave furniture design of the late Eighties and early Nineties. 224pp View more info

A Personal Touch: Late 19th and 20th Century Silver From The Seawolf Collection

By: Duncker, Veena; Roberts, Lynn Springer; Sanger, Reinhard; Turner, Eric; Thomas, Mienke Simon

Price: $45.00  $40.50

Publisher: Rotterdam, NAi Publishers/Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen: 2003

Edition: Exhibition Publication

Seller ID: 018424

ISBN: 9056623125

Condition: Good to Very Good


2Jacket has light general wear blus a bumpto top front corner. No tears, Corresponding bump to top corner of cloth and mnor crease to top corner of first few pages. A crease to the bottom tip of the last few pages. Otherwise internally clean. Binding tight. 63pp View more info

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Avant-Garde Design: Dutch Decorative Arts 1880-1940

By: Eliens, Titus ; Groot, Marjan; Leidelmeijer, Frans

Price: $125.00  $112.50

Publisher: London, Philip Wilson Publishers: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018427

ISBN: 0856674664

Condition: Near Fine


Light general wear to jacket. No tears. Book very clean. Binding tight. 255pp View more info

Decorative Art in Modern Interiors Volume 54, 1964/5

By: Ella Moody (Editor)

Price: $35.00  $31.50

Publisher: London, Studio Vista: 1964

Edition: Annual Publication

Seller ID: 005150

Condition: Good


Clipped jacket has heavy wear, age-toning, tears, tape repair and losses. Moderate wear to cloth including some superficial silverfish damage. Age-toning to edges of page block. Offsetting mark to ffep - otherwise internally clean. Small splits at hinges (2cm and 3cm). Binding sound. 159pp plus adverts. View more info

Decorative Art in Modern Interiors 1965/6

By: Ella Moody (Editor)

Price: $35.00  $31.50

Publisher: London, Studio Vista: 1965

Edition: Annual Publication

Seller ID: 007651

Condition: Fair


Cloth has heavy general wear, age-toning and stains. Heavy age-toning to page edges, preliminaries and last few pages. Main glossy pages are clean. Binding tight. 159pp plus advertisements. View more info

Decorative Art in Modern Interiors 1970/71 - Volume 60

By: Ella Moody (Editor)

Price: $40.00  $36.00

Publisher: London, Studio Vista: 1970

Edition: Annual Review

Seller ID: 019434

Condition: Good


Moderate wear to cloth. Some foxing to endpapers. Former owner's ink stamp to ffep - otherwise internally clean. Binding tight. 160pp View more info

Modern Danish Ceramcs

By: Esbjorn Hiort

Price: $65.00  $58.50

Publisher: Copenhagen, Jul. Gjellerups Forlag: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011853

Condition: Fair


All the usual ex-library additions and remnants. Cloth has heavy wear and some marks. Moderate foxing to edges of page-block. Light foxing to endpapers and pastedowns. There is some rippling to the first few pages (probably from a now absent pasted label). A blue pen mark to rear pastedown and some pencil impressions to ffep. Hinges are split but not widely. All pages secure. The text and plated are really quite clean and bright. A reading copy. Text in English, French, ... View more info

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Tibor Kalman: Design and Undesign

By: Farrelly, Liz

Price: $20.00  $18.00

Publisher: New York, Watson-Guptill: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006194

ISBN: 0823011461

Condition: Very Good


Light wear to jacket. Book very clean. Binding tight. 64pp View more info