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Original Stereocard Photograph. "Green Room in President's Mansion."

By: Anonymous

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, D. C., J G. Jarvis' Stereoscopic Views.:

Seller ID: 9597

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Unnumbered stereograph on light tan board (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with publishers name along the sides. View of the 'Green Room' in the White House before it was remodeled showing paintings, furniture and old wall paper and rug patterns. ca.1870s. Clean copy. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph. "blue Room in Presdient's Masion."

By: Anonymous

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, D. C., J.G. Jarvis Stereoscopic Views.:

Seller ID: 9598

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Unnumbered stereograph on light tan board (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with publishers' name along the sides. View of the interior of the 'Blue Room' showing funiture, fireplace, wallpaper and rugs before the White House was remodeled. ca.1870s. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph. "Red Room in the President's Mansion."

By: Anonymous

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, D. C., J.G. Jarvis Stereoscopic Views.:

Seller ID: 9599

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Unnumbered stereograph on light tan board (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with publisher's name along the edges. View of the interior of the 'Red Room' showing the furniture, rugs, mirrors and wall decorations before the remodeling of the White House. ca.1870s. Clean copy. View more info

Directions for Using This New Home Set of Attachments.

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Orange, Mass., The New Home Sewing MacHine Co.:

Seller ID: 10280

Condition: Collectible-Good


[16] pages; illustrations; illustrated paper wrapper (5 1/2 x 5 1/4 inch). Evidence of a fold down the middle, very slight soiling. Manual for attachments to the New Home Sewing Machine. View more info

The Home Lighting Primer

By: Anonymous

Price: $25.00

Publisher: 1924

Seller ID: 10288

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


24 pages; illustrations; color illustrated paper cover (9 1/2 x 7 inch). Evidence of some folding to the cover, missing piece of the upper right corner of the cover and first 3 pages (1/4 x 1/2 inch) Manual for the proper placement of lighting for rooms in the modern home. Has cutouts of fixtures to glue on sample rooms and doors. Promotional pamphlet issued for a Home Lighting essay contest of 600 words with the winners receiving scholarships and the grand prize, a $15,... View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph. "Queen Victoria's Apartments. (Grand Triannon.) Versailles."

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: European Scenery:

Seller ID: 10555

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


European Scenery #6738. Stereograph on dark brown board (6 3/4 x 3 1/2 inch) with title pasted on the backside. View of the interior of her quarters showing a large fireplace surrounded by mirrors and plush furniture. Clean clear photograph. View more info

Clark's O.N.T. Designs for Lampshade and Table Runner to be Made with Clark's O.N.T. Mercerized Crochet.

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, New York, The Spool Cotton Company:

Seller ID: 11640

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


"Leaflet B-4-9". 2 page flyer 8 x 9 inch folded in half. Instructions for the Lampshade and Table Runner. Advertisement on the back side for 20 booklets on other creations available. Evidence of fold across the flyer. View more info

Muresco for Wall and Ceiling Decoration.

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Benjamin Moore & Co.:

Seller ID: 11644

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


circa.1950s. Folding flyer (16 x 6 1/4 inch) of stiff paper which folds to (3 1/2 x 6 1/4 inch) in multi colors. Includes samples of 18 colors with directions for use on the back side. Clean copy. View more info

Adam Hepplewhite and Sheraton.

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: St. Louis, Missouri, Scruggs-Vandervoort-Barney: 1909

Seller ID: 12308

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


[[7] pages; illustration' paper wrapper (3 x 5 3/4 inch). Points out the differences of the styles of furniture and how it is best to use Scruggs-Vandervoort-Barney. Very good clean copy. View more info

United States Gypsum Company. Valuable Tables Published By the United States Gypsum Company.

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, United States Gypsum Company:

Seller ID: 12512

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


circa.1900. [24] pages; illustrations, tables; red paper wrapper (3 3/8 x 6 1/4 inch) with title in black on the cover. Small pamphlet listing US Gypsum's products for wall finishing, along with tables giving the number of square yards and feet in several thousand sized rooms with varying heights (7 to 12 feet). Pencil writing on the back cover and small missing (1/4 inch) at the bottom of the cover. Very good clean copy. View more info

Schloss Schonbrunn, Wien. schoenbrunn-Castle; Chateau De Schoenbrunn, Vienne

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Vienna, Austria, Christoph Teisser's Sohne: 1938

Seller ID: 14238

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Series of post cards (8) in booklet foldout form (4 1/4 x 6 1/8 inch) with title on the cover. Post cards are in color of the interior of the castle and ch√Ęteau locations in Vienna. Very good copy. View more info

Johns-Manville Decorative Insulating Board

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Johns-Manville:

Seller ID: 015465

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Circa 1950s. Promotional Literature for Johns-Manville Insulating Board, used to decorate and insulate rooms. Printed in black, white and yellow. Dimensions 3 1/2 x 6 inches folded, 10 1/2 x 12 inches unfolded. Stamp from Yancey Insulation Company in Sacramento California on back. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph. "'Building Up' an Underwood Patent Extension Stereograph Cabinet, - in a home Library."

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Underwood & Underwood: 1901

Seller ID: 015531

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Original stereocard on tan boards. Board dimensions 7 x 3 1/2 inches, photograph dimensions 6 x 3 inches. Title at base of photos. Photo of man assembling a cabinet, presumably for his stereocard collection. View more info

Le Mobilier Breton (Ensembles & Details); Collection De L'Art Regional En France

By: Baneat, Paul

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Ch. Massin & Cie. (1926). Paris.: 1926

Seller ID: 2043

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


3/4 cloth portfolio with ties. 40 plates, complete. The author, Paul Baneat, is Convervateur Du Musee Archeologique De Rennes. Small tears to top and bottom of cloth spine. 40 plates are of French furniture: Armoires, Garde-Manger - Vaisselier - Ego uttoir de Geveze, Devant De Lit, Cheminee, Banc, Banc-Coffre, Bahut, Niche A Vierge, Lit a Colonnes, etc. View more info

Everbody's Book of the Queen's Dolls' House.

By: Benson, A. C., And Sir Lawrence Weaver [editors]

Price: $17.50

Publisher: London, England, The Daily Telegraph and Methuen & Co., Ltd.:

Seller ID: 10791

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


circa 1920s. Abridged version of "The Book of the Queen's Dolls' House". 159 pages; illustrations, color plates; bound in blue cloth with dark blue lettering on the cover and spine. Sunlight fading to the covers and spine. Former owner's bookplate on the inside cover. It is composed of little more than extracts from the larger book with many of its illustrations. View more info

Thomas Sheraton's Complete Furniture Works : The Cabinet-Maker and Upholsterer's Drawing Book : the Cabinet Dictionary : the Cabinet-maker, Upholsterer, and General Artists Encyclopedia. Supplement: A Gallery of Sheraton Furniture and Sketch of Sheraton's Life and Works

By: Bienenstock, N. I.[editor]

Price: $37.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Towse Publishing Company: 1946

Seller ID: 14087

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Facsimile reprint of Sheraton's publications, with biography by Walter Story of Thomas Sheraton, and 76 page photo gallery of modern reproductions in the back. Bound in black boards with cloth spine (fading to the lower 2 inches of the front cover), 12 x 17 1/2 inch. Issued as a furniture catalog, large photo presentation. Thomas Sheraton (1751-1806) was an English furniture designer who wrote a series of publications on furniture beginning in 1791. Though he never made ... View more info

Josiah Wedgwood and His Pottery

By: Burton, William

Price: $175.00

Publisher: New York, Funk and Wagnalls Company: 1922

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4958

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


No. 1360 of 1500 copies. Gilt decoration front cover, gilt lettering spine. Gilt page tops. With 32 colour and 72 black-and-white plates. 195 pages. Rear end papers split at spine. Uncut page sides and bottoms. Contents include: The Early Conditions of the Pottery Industry in Staffordshire; The Improvement of Manufacturing Conditions in Staffordshire; The White and Cream-coloured Earthenware; The Invention of the "Jasper" Body; Wedgwood's Public Work; Wedgwood's ... View more info

The Collector's Handbook to Keramics of the Renaissance and Modern Periods; Selected from his Larger Work, Entitled "The Keramic Gallery"

By: Chaffers, William

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Reeves & Turner. 1911. London.: 1911

Seller ID: 2052

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Illustrated cloth. 350 illustrations Descriptions of various porcelains and pottery. Contents: Maiolica - Italy and Spain; Continental Fayence - France, Holland and Luxemburg, Russia, etc.; Continental Porcelain - Italy, Spain, France, etc.; Gr eat Britain - Pottery, Porcelain; Oriental Pottery and Porcelain - China, Japan, Turkey, etc. View more info

The Gentlemen and Cabinet Maker's Directory : Supplement: A Gallery of Chippendale Furniture and a Sketch of Chippendale's Life and Work

By: Chippendale, Thomas

Price: $37.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Towse Publishing Company: 1938

Seller ID: 14088

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Facsimile reprint of Chippendale's 1762 publication; with a 10 page biography and photos of his work by Walter Story. Blue cloth binding with title in gilt on the spine (12 x17 1/2 inch) with two water spots near the top on the cover. Thomas Chippendale (1718-1779) was as London cabinetmaker and furniture designer to the wealthy and published a book of designs in 1754, the one reprinted here is the expanded version of 1762. Very good clean copy. View more info

Ladies' Manual of Fancy Work: An Illustrated Guide to All Kinds of Needle-Work, Embracing Embroidery, Lace-Work, Knitting, Tatting, Crochet-Work, Net-Work, Etc., Etc., Etc. 500 Illustrations.

By: Croly, J. C.; June, Jenny (Preface)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, F. Trifet: 1884

Seller ID: 020246

Condition: Very Good


Original publisher's blue wrapper with an illustration on the front cover showing a floral border and a woman sitting on a fence wearing a dress and hat. 8" x 11." Ninety-two pages, complete. 500 black and white illustrations, complete. Two pages of advertisements in front and four pages of ads in back. Inside of front and back covers also have ads. A manual with beautiful, intricately detailed illustrations of various fancy work projects, models, and patte... View more info