Sam Abell The Photographic Life by Leah Bendavid-Val. First edition, published by Rizzoli, NY, in 2002. Measures 10.5 x 12 inches. Very good clean edition, slight roll on edge.
First Edition "Historic Wall-Papers From Their Inception to the Introduction of Machinery" by Nancy McClelland. Published by J. B. Lippencott in 1924. A seminal reference for restorers of period homes. Pages immaculate with images all present, also fold-out chart of important dates in excellent condition. Book cover is discolored, the jacket is torn under a protective plastic cover, and the binding is loose. Measures 8.75 x 11 inches.
Vintage reference book: "Maryland Silversmiths 1715 to 1830" by J. Hall Pleasants and Howard Sill, 1972 reprint edition limited to 1000 copies. Unabridged publication of the first edition published in Baltimore, MD, in 1930 in a single edition of 300 copies. Robert Alan Green, Publisher, Harrison, NY 10528. Excellent condition with original dust cover. Measures 9 x 11.25 inches
New York Silversmiths limited lst edition, published by the Darling Foundation of New York State Early American Silversmiths and Silver, 1964, in a limited edition of 500. This copy is number 69. Excellent condition. Measures 6.25 x 9.25 inches.
Vintage photography book "Making A Photograph" by Ansel Adams, 1st edition 1935, The Studio Edition. The Studio Publications, Inc., 381 Fourth Avenue, New York. Complete without dust jacket, all 34 tipped-in images present. The book measures 7.5 x 10 inches. Used condition: binding a bit loose but intact, wear to cover edges.