April 22, 2013

Late April acquisitions

We wind down the April days with some very fine, beautiful books:


54th Annual of American Illustration  by the Society of Illustrators

Liberty’s Furniture, 1875-1915; The Birth of Modern Interior Design  by Daryl Bennett

Standard Catalog of World Paper Money, Modern Issues (1961—Present), 19th edition

Art History / Art Theory

Arts of Nigeria in French Private Collections, exhibit catalog of the Musée de la Civilisation, Quebec

Dickens and the Artists, exhibit catalog of the Watts Gallery, Surrey, UK

Native American Modernism; Art from  North America  by Peter Bolz

Royalists to Romantics; Women Artists from the Louvre, Versailles, and Other French National Collections, exhibit catalog of the National Museum of Women in the Arts

Swing Time: Reginald Marsh and Thirties New York, exhibit catalog of the New York Historical Society

Architecture / Planning / Landscape Architecture

Edward Durell Stone: Modernism’s Populist Architect  by Mary Anne Hunting

Fair Park Deco; Art and Architecture of the Texas Centennial Exposition  by Jim Parsons

Schindler, Kings Road, and Southern California Modernism  by Robert Sweeney

Twenty Minutes in Manhattan  by Michael Sorkin

Design / Interior Decoration / Graphics / Fashion

Thonet:  Classic Furniture in Bent Wood and Tubular Steel  by Alexander von Vegesack

Crafts / Applied Arts / How-to Books

Gemstone Settings: The Jewelry Maker’s Guide to Styles & Techniques  by Anastasia Young

Learn to Burn: A Step-by-Step Guide to Getting Started in Pyrography  by Simon Easton

Mosaic; Techniques & Traditions  by Sonia King

The New Tunisian Crochet; Contemporary Designs from Time-honored Traditions  by Dora Ohrenstein

Polymer Clay Master Class  by Judy Belcher

Pricing Photography; The Complete Guide to Assignment & Stock Prices  by Michal Heron

The Spirit of Bead Embroidery  by Heidi Kummli

Weaver’s Inkle Pattern Directory  by Anne Dixon