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There are 28 books in this catalogue.
Modern Retro. Living with Mid-Century Modern Style.
Bingham, Neil; Weaving, Andrew.
Book Number: 65924
ISBN: 1841720488
Ryland Peters & Small, London 2000. Small square 4to. hardcover. 143pp. index, colour illus. Very good. / Very good d/w.
Price: $25.00

The Doubleday Book of Interior Decorating and Encyclopedia Of Styles
Kornfeld, Albert.
Book Number: 65362
Doubleday, 1965. 4to. hardcover. 360pp. index, colour & b/w illus. Good+. water stain on edge of rear endpaper, light foxing to endpaers. / Good torn d/w(repaired).
Price: $18.00

Mnm2 Minimalist Interiors
O'Bryan, Laura
Book Number: 62777
ISBN: 8496099474
Atrium International. 2004. Square 4to. hardcover. 175pp. colour illus, plans. Near Fine. / Near Fine d/w.
Price: $25.00

Boys, Pam
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.
Price: $12.00

The English Home - A Thousand Years of Furnishing and Decoration
Yarwood, Doreen
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.
Price: $45.00

A New Design for Living: Design in British Interiors 1930 - 1951
Prus, Timothy. Dawson, David
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.
Price: $18.00

Encyclopedia of Chairs
Yates, Simon
Book Number: 41317
ISBN: 1850762147
Apple Press 25 Jan 1990 4to hardcover 128pp very good.
Price: $15.00

Bangkok Design - Thai Ideas in Textiles and Furniture
Mertens, Brian - Photography Robert McLeod
Book Number: 55098
ISBN: 9812326006
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.
Price: $22.00

William Morris By Himself: Designs and Writings
Naylor, Gillian and William Morris
Book Number: 48342
ISBN: 0316728128
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.
Price: $25.00

Flowers for all Seasons - Australian Flower Arranging
Diamond, Elaine
Book Number: 32248
ISBN: 0868242551
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.
Price: $25.00

The Book of Candles - A practicle and creative guide to using candles decoratively, indoors and out.
Innes, Miranda
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.
Price: $14.00

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

Book Number: 32129
ISBN: 0026305909
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.
Price: $12.00

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

In the Neoclassic Style: Empire, Biedermeier and the Contemporary Home
Fleishmann, Melanie
Book Number: 45427
ISBN: 0500279055
Thames & Hudson, United Kingdom, 1996 Square 4to. softcover. 158pp. index, colour illus. Very good.
Price: $12.00

The New Paint Magic
Innes, Jocasta
Book Number: 45922
ISBN: 0679742514
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.
Price: $12.00

Italian Design
Bornsen-Holtmann, Nina
Book Number: 50361
ISBN: 3822889113
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.
Price: $18.00

Mary Gilliatt's New Guide to Decorating
Gilliatt, Mary
Book Number: 51659
ISBN: 185029979X
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.
Price: $16.00

Everything In Its Place - A Practical Guide to Room Improvement
Liman, Ellen
Book Number: 57854
ISBN: 0855520663
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.
Price: $18.00

Australia Style
Walter, Betsy and Jean Wright
Book Number: 58460
ISBN: 1863021604
Weldon, Sydney, 1991. Square 4to. hardcover. 272pp. index. colour illus. Very good. /Very good d/w.
Price: $12.00

Guild, Tricia
Book Number: 58622
ISBN: 9781844006038
Quadrille. London: 2008 4to. softcover. 208pp. colour illus. Near Fine.
Price: $25.00

The Colour Book
Mitchell Beasley
Book Number: 59762
ISBN: 1857323769
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.
Price: $15.00

The Best of Signature Kitchens
Homeowner, The Editors of
Book Number: 59813
ISBN: 158011251X
Creative Homeowner 2005. 4to. softcover. colour illus. Very good.
Price: $12.00

Lone Wolf: A Biography of Vladimir (Ze'ev) Jabotinsky. In Two Volumes.
Katz, Shmuel
Book Number: 58136
ISBN: 1569800421
Barricade Books Inc., New York, 1996. 8vo. hardcovers. 1854pp. b/w illus. Very good+. / Very good+ d/ws.
Price: $75.00

Shop Window - Six Designers' Display Direction
Tanaka, Uonari, Hattori, Tanaka, Yoshioka, Furuhata
Book Number: 2592
ISBN: 4897370531
Rikuyo-Sha 1986 Excellent copy, written in asian and english. Fully Illustrated with close-ups of detail.
Price: $35.00

International Interiors 3 Offices, Studios, Shops, Restaurants, Bars, Clubs, Hotels, Cultural and Public Buildings
Bullivant, Lucy
Book Number: 41311
ISBN: 0500015198
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.
Price: $25.00

Feng Shui House Book
Lazenby, Gina
Book Number: 38377
ISBN: 1850298955
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.
Price: $15.00

Interior Decorating
Duncan Miller
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.
Price: $15.00