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There are 29 books in this catalogue.
Tanaka, Uonari, Hattori, Tanaka, Yoshioka, Furuhata:  Shop Window - Six Designers' Display Direction
Book Number: 2592
Rikuyo-Sha 1986 Excellent copy, written in asian and english. Fully Illustrated with close-ups of detail.
Keywords: Display, Marketing, selling
Price: $35.00


Duncan Miller:  Interior Decorating
Book Number: 3153
The Studio London and New York 1944 reprint Illustated boards, with cloth spine, good. Ilustrated with excellent tipped-in b/w photos.
Keywords: colour schemes working with art, nature of decoration, aim, materials, planning, texture, patterns, divisions of colour, lighting, size, proportion, object. Period
Price: $15.00


Yarwood, Doreen:  The English Home - A Thousand Years of Furnishing and Decoration
Book Number: 5225
Batsford 1956 1st Ed red cloth in shelf worn d/w, VG 393pp. A thousand years of furnishing and decoration. 4 Colour Plates, 32 Monochrome Plates, 750 drawings.
Keywords: Anglo-Saxon and normon, huts and earthworks, architecture, education, glass, metalware, beds, benches, chests, stools, cradles, medieval, Tudor, Stuart and Commonwealth, Restoration, Georgian, Regency, Victorian. Edwardian,
Price: $45.00


Boys, Pam:  BEAUTIFUL HOMES OF BRITAIN
Book Number: 6194
CLB 1990 Pictorial Boards. Good Plus/No Jacket. First Edition. Large 4to. 320pp, mag. ills with colour photos. Pub in America as. English Home Style Wonderful houses, inc. Tricia Guild's Chelsea home. Notes by po on fep.
Keywords: inside and outside homes.
Price: $12.00


Innes, Miranda:  The Book of Candles - A practicle and creative guide to using candles decoratively, indoors and out.
Book Number: 21315
First published by, Sally Milner Publishing, Australia 1991 4to, glossy pictorial boards in same d/w with repair to back. 80pp. index, history of candles, how to, description, burning, types.
Keywords: candles, decorations, making, candleabra, holders
Price: $14.00


Clifton-Mogg, Caroline; Feetham, Piers:  Displaying Pictures and Photographs : A Complete Guide to Framing, Arranging and Lighting Paintings, Prints and Photographs
Book Number: 24041
Melbourne, Nelson, 1988 Oblong 4to. hardcover. 168pp. colour ilus. very good+. / very good+ d/w.
Keywords: Framing Arranging Lighting Paintings Prints Photographs pictures frames making building art
Price: $18.00


Chase, Linda:  In the Romantic Style
Book Number: 30831
[New York, N.Y.] Thames and Hudson1990 Square 4to hardcover 160pp colour illus. very good / very good d/w. Describes the romantic style, explains how fabrics, furniture, and ornaments can be combined to produce different effects, and includes a resource guide.
Keywords: Art Architecture Photography In the Romantic Style Chase Linda
Price: $18.00


Wissinger:  LOST AND FOUND
Book Number: 32129
MacMillan 1991 4to hardcover 144pp index, colour illus. very good / very good d/w. Suggests decorating ideas for such found items as antiques, sculptures, furniture, folk art, collectibles, and more.
Keywords: Home Garden Interior Design General LOST AND FOUND Wissinger
Price: $12.00


Diamond, Elaine:  Flowers for all Seasons - Australian Flower Arranging
Book Number: 32248
Doubleday, 1986 4to. Illustrated by Pam Sackville, Forward by Hazel Hawke. 127pp. Contents include Basic Principles of flower arrangement, care of cut flowers, flowers throughout the house, A seasonal Guide to flowers for cutting, Australian Natives, Preserving flowers and foliage, flowers for special occasions, potted plants, a brief history of flower arrangement. The chapter on care of cut flowers covers every stem type such as bulbs, woody stemmed plants, stems that have mily substances, flowers that drink from their head, thick soft stems, hollow stems, altering stem shapes, reviving flowers, and an extensive table on flower care which includes when to pick or buy and how to condition.
Keywords: Basic Principles of flower arrangement, care of cut flowers, flowers throughout the house, A seasonal Guide to flowers for cutting, Australian Natives, Preserving flowers and foliage, flowers for special occasions, potted plants, a brief history of flower
Price: $25.00


Jean, Mandy:  The Australian Home Renovator A Complete Guide Lighting
Book Number: 37657
Australia, Random House 1991 4to. softcover. 88pp. index, b/w illus. very good.
Keywords: Australian Home Renovator Lighting lights building interior design antiques styles history
Price: $10.00


Prus, Timothy. Dawson, David:  A New Design for Living: Design in British Interiors 1930 - 1951
Book Number: 37872
Lane Publications Ltd, London, 1982. Square Softcover book. 48pp. Very Good. B&w photographs. Contents includes, forward by Bevis Hillier, Photographs - Images of Contemporary Design, The Growth of a Style for the 1950's by Timothy Prus, Photographing the Future by David Mellor, Designs on Britain by Nicholas Fisher, Chronology by Jane Dawson, Exhibition Notes by Timothy Prus, Bibliography by Jane Dawson.
Keywords: Furniture 1940's, 1930's, early 1950's. room design, building design
Price: $18.00


Lazenby, Gina:  Feng Shui House Book
Book Number: 38377
Conran Octopus Ltd 1998 4to hardcover 160pp, colour illus. very good / very good d/w. Feng Shui is the ancient art of placement to create harmony in the environment. This book demystifies the subject and shows, in theory and in practice, how to apply its principles to the home. Questionnaires and diagrams help the reader to identify potential problem areas in their own lives and homes. Design solutions show how to overcome these problems to best effect. Case studies on every area of the home show 'before' and 'after' scenarios in a wide range of homes.
Keywords: Health Mind Body Personal Health Stress Feng Shui Feng Shui House Book Lazenby Gina
Price: $15.00


Bullivant, Lucy:  International Interiors 3 Offices, Studios, Shops, Restaurants, Bars, Clubs, Hotels, Cultural and Public Buildings
Book Number: 41311
Thames and Hudson 1991 4to hardcover 256pp very good. Over 360 Colour Illustrations, Architects Drawings and Plans. Index of Designers and Projects. International Interiors 3 includes the very best of recent interiors ranging from offices to multi-functional cultural centres, from small fashion boutiques to major international hotes. Bars, Nightclubs and resaurants are well represented and provide evidence of new trend towards distinctive themed spaces within single premises. Altogether over seventy notable interiors from the US, Japan, Britain, Hong Kong, France Italy Spain, Germany, Belgium and Australia are discussed and illustrated. Biographies of the designers represented and a list of product suppliers.
Keywords: International Interiors 3 Bullivant Lucy
Price: $25.00


Yates, Simon:  Encyclopedia of Chairs
Book Number: 41317
Apple Press 25 Jan 1990 4to hardcover 128pp very good.
Keywords: Encyclopedia of Chairs Yates Simon
Price: $15.00


Fleishmann, Melanie:  In the Neoclassic Style: Empire, Biedermeier and the Contemporary Home
Book Number: 45427
Thames & Hudson, United Kingdom, 1996 Square 4to. softcover. 158pp. index, colour illus. Very good.
Keywords: interior design decoration decorating decorate architecture Neoclassic Style
Price: $12.00


Innes, Jocasta:  The New Paint Magic
Book Number: 45922
Pantheon, 1992 4to softcover 238pp index, colour illus. very good. The third edition of this bestselling guide to painted finishes includes step-by-step instructions on the latest techniques for painting floors, walls, and furniture. With dozens of new color photogrpahs.
Keywords: painting interior design decorating decoration home house painting Innes Jocasta
Price: $12.00


Naylor, Gillian and William Morris:  William Morris By Himself: Designs and Writings
Book Number: 48342
Little, Brown Book Group 8vo softcover 224pp very good. William Morris is the most influential British designer of the last 100 years and this collection combines Morris's writings with his famous designs for wallpapers, fabrics, tapestries, embroideries, carpets, books and stained glass. Through his own work and words the book traces the progress of William Morris, Pre-Raphaelite poet and architectural student, into designer, writer and pioneer socialist. Illustrated with colour plates examples of his work including initial designs and finished products.
Keywords: William Morris By Himself Designs and Writings Naylor Gillian
Price: $25.00


Bornsen-Holtmann, Nina:  Italian Design
Book Number: 50361
Taschen September 1, 1994 4to softcover 176pp very good. illustrated throughout with colour photo's. Why did Italy, and in particular Milan, become a great centre of international design after World War II? This book examines this question and presents a chronological review of the most beautiful "linea italiana" products from all areas of daily life by such designers as: Gio Ponti; Joe Columbo; Achille Castiglioni; Aldo Rossi; Carlo Mollino; and Gaetano Pesce.
Keywords: Italian Design Bornsen Holtmann Nina
Price: $18.00


Gilliatt, Mary:  Mary Gilliatt's New Guide to Decorating
Book Number: 51659
Conran June 30, 2003 4to. softcover, french flaps. 256pp very good. For advice on every aspect of the decorating process and an abundance of fabulous color photographs so clear that you'll think you're in the room, this is the one book you must have. Mary Gilliatt is a world-famous expert who knows how to translate wishes into great-looking rooms that live up to grand expectations. Start with the planning stage, including how to assess your house, draw up plans, prepare budgets, and work with contractors. Choose a style that appeals to you, from Country and Minimal to Eclectic and Traditional. Pick up information on lighting, furnishings, and accessories, supplemented with "before" and "after" drawings that show the logical sequence of events in four rooms. Then master exciting techniques, like rag-rolling a wall, tiling a bathroom, painting woodwork, sanding floors, laying a carpet, and more. Gilliatt offers a manageable approach to decorating that anyone can use successfully.n"...refreshingly down-to-earth advice."--Good Housekeeping.
Keywords: Mary Gilliatt's New Guide to Decorating Gilliatt Mary
Price: $16.00


Mertens, Brian - Photography Robert McLeod:  Bangkok Design - Thai Ideas in Textiles and Furniture
Book Number: 55098
Marshall Cavendish 2007 4to. Hardcover in d/w. fine, 224pp. Index. Illustrated with colour photo's throughout. Contents includes, Furniture, Accessories, Pop & Kitsch, Textiles, Custom Designs, Local Legacies, Local Initiatives, Design Biographies & Resources.
Keywords:
Price: $22.00


Forge, Suzanne:  Victorian Splendour - Australain Interior Decoration 1837 -1901
Book Number: 56792
Melb: Oxford University Press, 1981 4to. hardcover in d/w. 161pp. beautifully illust in colour & b/w. Very good. / Very good d/w.
Keywords: interior design
Price: $25.00


Liman, Ellen:  Everything In Its Place - A Practical Guide to Room Improvement
Book Number: 57854
ANZ Book Company 1977 oblong 4to. Hardcover in d/w. This no-nonsense space-saving guide is intended to help everyone who has to contend with cramped quarters. Easy to follow solutions with the help of several hundred captivating illustrations, showing to to conjure up the illusion of space with colour, lighting and mirrors, how to create rooms from nowhere. Also for those who have space and don't know how to use it.
Keywords:
Price: $18.00


Wearstler, Kelly:  Modern Glamour: The Art of Unexpected Style
Book Number: 57938
Regan Books, New York 2004 Small 4to. hardcover. 281pp. index, colour illus. Near Fine. / Very good+ d/w.
Keywords: furniture design
Price: $25.00


Katz, Shmuel:  Lone Wolf: A Biography of Vladimir (Ze'ev) Jabotinsky. In Two Volumes.
Book Number: 58136
Barricade Books Inc., New York, 1996. 8vo. hardcovers. 1854pp. b/w illus. Very good+. / Very good+ d/ws.
Keywords: Vladimir Ze'ev Jabotinsky jewish leader biography
Price: $75.00


Walter, Betsy and Jean Wright:  Australia Style
Book Number: 58460
Weldon, Sydney, 1991. Square 4to. hardcover. 272pp. index. colour illus. Very good. /Very good d/w.
Keywords: australian houses architecture design interior decoration decorating
Price: $12.00


Guild, Tricia:  Pattern
Book Number: 58622
Quadrille. London: 2008 4to. softcover. 208pp. colour illus. Near Fine.
Keywords: design home house decorating decoration
Price: $25.00


Mitchell Beasley:  The Colour Book
Book Number: 59762
Michelin House 1997 spiral bound, plastic covers, printed on superior gloss paper, book is split in sections to arrange different colour schemes for walls, floors and ceilings, for living rooms, bedrooms, bathrooms and kitchens. Includes colour key for each section for ICI, Dulux paints.
Keywords: color schemes, colour
Price: $15.00


Homeowner, The Editors of:  The Best of Signature Kitchens
Book Number: 59813
Creative Homeowner 2005. 4to. softcover. colour illus. Very good.
Keywords: kitchen design
Price: $12.00


O'Bryan, Laura:  Mnm2 Minimalist Interiors
Book Number: 62777
Atrium International. 2004. Square 4to. hardcover. 175pp. colour illus, plans. Near Fine. / Near Fine d/w.
Keywords: design interior style
Price: $25.00