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THE SHABBY CHIC HOME, Ashwell, Rachel
1 Ashwell, Rachel THE SHABBY CHIC HOME
New York, New York, U.S.A. Regan Books 2000 006039319x / 9780060393199 First Edition (Stated) Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good + 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
viii, + 197pp., colour-art endpapers, colour photographic illustrations, throughout, by Amy Neunsinger. Book clean, square. Mild edgewear to foredge corners and head and heel of spine. Spine firm, silver title there-on. Leaves clean. Pictorially-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket minimally edgeworn and scuffed. "Wonderful wide-plank floors, paned sash windows, an old brick fireplace, the charm of living with a home's small imperfections and making them a virtue. These are just some examples of what makes up a Shabby Chic home." Rachel Ashwell shows how to find and recognize beauty in the nooks and crannies of your home, and then apply it to everyday life . . . Book weight approx. 1 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote. 
Price: 25.50 AUD
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SHABBY CHIC, Ashwell, Rachel, with Costin, Glynis
2 Ashwell, Rachel, with Costin, Glynis SHABBY CHIC
U.S.A. Regan Books/Harper Style 1996 0060982047 / 9780060982041 Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good + 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
ix, + 197pp., colour photographic illustrations throughout by Art Streiber. Illustrated endpapers. Book clean, square. Quarter-cloth spine firm, gilt title there-on. Mildly bumped on foot. Pictorially-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket minimally edgeworn only. " Rachel Ashwell, founder of the Shabby Chic home decor stores, for the first time provides her invaluable and much sought after advice on how to recreate Shabby Chic style in your own home. With engaging text and easy to follow instructions, Rachel details the Shabby Chic basics in a way that will put even the most apprehensive or novice decorators at ease. From flowers to fabrics to lighting, Rachel illuminates all of the elements essential to this unpretentious yet truly exquisite style . . . " Book weight approx. 980g. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote. 
Price: 25.50 AUD
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TASTE AND POWER : Furnishing Modern France, Auslander, Leora
3 Auslander, Leora TASTE AND POWER : Furnishing Modern France
Berkeley and Los Angeles, CA University of California Press 1996 0520088948 / 9780520088948 First Thus, 2nd Impression Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
xv, + 495pp., intext, b/white halftone plates throughout. Book clean and square. Vivid metallic red title over nominally bumped quarter-cloth spine. Plain boards lightly bumped on upper foredge corners. Remainder stripe on foot of text-block, else leaves unmarked. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edgeworn, with creased, closed tears at foot of spine, else very good. Louis XIV, Regency, Rococo, Neoclassical, Empire, Art Nouveau, and Historicist Pastiche: furniture styles in France have changed as regimes have risen and fallen. In this social history, the author explores the changing meaning of furniture from the mid-seventeenth to the early 20th centuries . . . Contents include: Prelims., Intro., 3 'parts', viz: Paradox of Absolutism, From Style to Taste, The Borgeois Stylistic Regime. Epilogue, Biblio., General Index, Index of Names. Book weight approx. 1.2 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote. 
Price: 32.90 AUD
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4 Bariller, Marie HOUSES OF SAINT TROPEZ
New York Stewart Tabori & Chang 2004 1584793880 / 9781584793885 First Thus, First Printing Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good + 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
229pp., colour photographic illustrations throughout, by Thomas Dhellemmes. Preface by Jacqueline Pagnol. Translated from the French by Paul Hurwit. Book clean, square. Spine firm, white title there-on. Nominal shelfwear and several light bumps to plain blue boards. Pictorially-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket nominally scuffed, minimal creasing to head of spine. With privileged and unprecedented access, the author and photographer capture the casual elegance of Saint-Tropez in this intimate view of 23 stunning interiors . . . Contents include: Preface, Author's Note, The Sweetness of Life, Village Retreats, Dreams of Exoticism, Memories of Artists, An Air of Majesty, Saint-Tropez, Home Port. Book weight approx. 1.59 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote. 
Price: 30.36 AUD
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THE AUSTRALIAN HOUSE BOOK, Burns, Ronnie
5 Burns, Ronnie THE AUSTRALIAN HOUSE BOOK
Port Melbourne, VIC, Australia William Heinemann 1996 0855616849 / 9780855616847 First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
274pp., colour photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm, white title there-on. Plain blue boards mildly shelf rubbed only. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket softly edge-creased only. Words by Peter Watson. "This book offers a fresh approach to home renovating and decorating with exciting and easy to implement ideas, all illustrated in full colour. It covers everything you need to know from drawing up a master plan to those decorative touches that make a house a home." Includes Index. Book weight approx. 1.6 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote. 
Price: 20.04 AUD
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THE NATURAL PAINT DECORATOR, Edwards, Lynn, and Lawless, Julia
6 Edwards, Lynn, and Lawless, Julia THE NATURAL PAINT DECORATOR
London Kyle Cathie Limited 2006 1856267067 / 9781856267069 First Thus Softcover Very Good + 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
192pp., colour photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Montage-illustrated card wrapper negligibly edgeworn only. First published in 2002 as 'The Natural Paint Book'. "Avoid the toxic effects of conventional paints and live in a healthier environment by decorating your home with natural paints! . . . Throughout the book the authors explain clearly the ingredients and properties of different paints and their impact on your health and the environment. Practical chapters explain how to make and apply natural paints . . . over 50 recipes and techniques for natural paints and finishes . . . " Book weight approx. 740g. 
Price: 20.04 AUD
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Tricia Guild: PATTERN, Elspeth Thompson with Tricia Guild
7 Elspeth Thompson with Tricia Guild Tricia Guild: PATTERN
London Quadrille Publishing House 2008 1844006034 / 9781844006038 Softcover with Fold-in Flaps Very Good + 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
208pp., stunning colour illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm, fine reading crease there-on. Leaves clean. Illustrated, flapped card wrapper negligibly surface scuffed only. From the front flap: "Tricia Guild is known for her bold and original fabric and wallpaper collections and her extraordinary ability to use colour - and pattern - in decoration . . . Pattern has always been vital to her way of working, second only to her bold and innovative approach to colour. Her masterful mixing of large and small-scale patterns in a variety of contrasting colours, finishes and textures is renowned throughout the world, and can be seen in detail in the specially designed rooms that illustrate this book." Tricia Guild founded Designers Guild in London in 1970, one of the most influential and creative forces in the world of interior design. Book weight approx. 1.23 KG. * Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote. 
Price: 27.32 AUD
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AMERICAN COUNTRY :  A Style and Source Book, Emmerling, Mary Ellisor
8 Emmerling, Mary Ellisor AMERICAN COUNTRY : A Style and Source Book
New York Clarkson N. Potter 1980 0517538466 / 9780517538463 First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good + 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
xi, + 292pp., colour and b/white photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm, white title there-on. Red cloth boards nominally scuffed only. Leaves clean. Pictorially-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket negligibly edgeworn and scuffed, U.V. affected (sunned) spine. " . . . not only a guide to old and antique pieces, but also a guide to marvellous contemporary adaptions of structural elements, materials, furniture and lighting. In addition to traditional country rooms and houses, it features spectacular modern settings where authentic antiques and reproductions mix with the pure lines of contemporary furniture and architecture . . . how-to information for displaying country pieces, making traditional American foods, planting a country garden, and preparing for Christmas celebrations in the American Country way . . . " Book weight approx. 1.53 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote. 
Price: 23.92 AUD
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MODERN CHAIRS, Fiell, Charlotte and Peter
9 Fiell, Charlotte and Peter MODERN CHAIRS
Koln, Germany Taschen 1993 3822894516 / 9783822894514 Softcover with Fold-in Flaps Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
160pp., colour and b/white photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated, flapped card wrapper has a light bump and soft crease to front panel, minor edgewear and indentation, and previous owner's birthday gift inscription to inside front cover. Triple-column text in English, German and French. "This book showcases over 100 of the most famous 20th century chairs. More than any other furniture, chairs reflect the spirit of the age. Plain or ornate, practical or ludic, they tell us how we live . . . " Contents include: Introduction, The Chairs, Biographies, Notes, Bibliography, Index of Designers, Credits, Acks. Book weight approx. 974g. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote. 
Price: 20.04 AUD
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10 King, Constance AN ENCYCLOPEDIA OF SOFAS
London The Apple Press 1990 1850761981 / 9781850761983 First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
127pp., colour plate illustrations, throughout. Book clean. Spine firm, nominally cocked. Leaves clean. Boards trivially bumped only. Pictorially-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edgeworn only. Chronicling the development of the sofa from Pharaonic Egypt to the late 20th century America and Europe, this book is highly informative and lavishly illustrated. With almost 200 photographs, each with descriptive caption, contents, arranged chronologically, include: Prelims., Intro., Before 1700, Century-by-Century (to 1999), Chronology, Glossary, Explanatory Diagrams, Index. Book weight approx. 760g. 
Price: 15.48 AUD
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HOUSE DOCTOR QUICK FIXES: 100 Top Tips to Help You Make That Sale, Maurice, Ann with Blake, Fanny
11 Maurice, Ann with Blake, Fanny HOUSE DOCTOR QUICK FIXES: 100 Top Tips to Help You Make That Sale
United Kingdom Harper Collins 2005 0007122403 / 9780007122400 First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good + 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
144pp., colour photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket minimally edgeworn, tiny abrasion to spine. In this book, published to coincide with the highly popular U.K. Channel 5 series, Ann Maurice presents her 100 top tips for the successful sale of your home, including how to maximise space, deal with clutter, remove your personality from the home, help buyers feel welcome and relaxed, and present your property in the best possible light. Includes Before and After illustrations, Diagnosis and 'Doctor's Orders' for all the rooms in the house, plus outside, and Case Studies. Book weight approx. 700g. 
Price: 15.48 AUD
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BRINGING TUSCANY HOME : Sensuous Style from the Heart of Italy, Mayes, Frances, with Mayes, Edward
12 Mayes, Frances, with Mayes, Edward BRINGING TUSCANY HOME : Sensuous Style from the Heart of Italy
Scoresby, VIC, Australia Random House Australia 2004 1864710934 / 9781864710939 First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good + 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
vii, + 226pp., colour art frontis, plus colour photographic illustrations, throughout, by Stephen Rothfeld. Book clean, square. Tan boards have minimal shelfwear to foredge corners, plus head and heel of spine. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Leaves clean. Pictorially-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket has minimal edgewear, several blind indentations. Author Frances Mayes, with her husband Edward, "share the essence of Tuscan life as they have lived it, with specific ideas and inspiration for readers to bring the beauty and spirit of Tuscany into their own home decor, meals, gardens, entertaining, and, most important, outlook on life . . . " Book weight approx. 1.2 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote. 
Price: 25.50 AUD
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FRENCH INFLUENCES, Phillips, Betty Lou
13 Phillips, Betty Lou FRENCH INFLUENCES
Layton, Utah, U.S.A. Gibbs Smith 2001 1586850806 / 9781586850807 First Edition, Third Impression Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
160pp., colour photographic illustrations, by Emily Minton, throughout. Book clean. Spine firm, slightly canted, gilt title there-on. Pale green boards mildly bumped and shelfworn at foot. Pictorially illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket minimally edgeworn, tiny closed tear to head of spine. Betty Lou Phillips, professional member of the American Society of Interior Designers, "delves into the world of design francais, illustrating through lavish colour photography how, room by room, French elegance remains the creme de la creme . . . " Contents include: Intro., Making a World of Difference, The American Way with French Style, Reflections of Good Taste, Fluent French, French Class, Unmistakably French, Vive le France!, Garden Shows, Designer Notebook. Book weight approx. 1.1 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote. 
Price: 30.36 AUD
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VILLA DECOR : Decidedly French and Italian Style, Phillips, Betty Lou
14 Phillips, Betty Lou VILLA DECOR : Decidedly French and Italian Style
Utah, U.S.A. Gibbs Smith 2002 1586851748 / 9781586851743 First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good Very Good + 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
192pp., colour photographic illustrations throughout. Illustrated endpapers ('Le Ballon de Ganosse', an original Oberkampf factory 'toile de jouy ' pattern). Book clean, slightly canted. Spine firm, minimally shelfworn at foot. Leaves clean. Pictorially-illustrated dustjacket protected in removable plastic cover. " . . . demonstrates how to virtually juxtapose various periods and styles in widely diverse, satisfying rooms that are never dull or predictable. Quiet French elegance and Italian romance combine to create the simplicity of sweet life - la dolce vita . . . " Book weight approx. 1.27 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote. 
Price: 34.61 AUD
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15 Wenham, Edward OLD FURNITURE FOR MODERN ROOMS : From the Restoration to the Regency
London G. Bell & Sons 1939 First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good Fair + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
x, + 204pp., unpaginated b/white halftone plaes throughout, plus numerous intext sketch-art line drawings (artwork by Edgar Holloway). Book clean. Vivid silver title over lightly cocked and bumped spine. Original green cloth boards undamaged. A tiny, original seller's sticker on front pastedown, plus a former owner's name on ffep., otherwise leaves clean. Pictorially-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket price-clipped, edgeworn and creased, with a significant closed tear. " . . . a 'new' kind of book about old furniture . . . concerned first and foremost with old furniture as 'furniture' for everyday use, rather than as 'collector's pieces'." Contents include: Prelims., chaptered 'sections': What to Seek and Where, Old Furniture in Modern Rooms (read 1919), Some Characteristics of Different Periods, Fakes - Clever and Otherwise, Modern Companions to Old Furniture, Glossary, Biblio., Index, more. Book weight approx. 510g. 
Price: 20.04 AUD
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LAURA ASHLEY, Wood, Martin
16 Wood, Martin LAURA ASHLEY
London Frances Lincoln Publishers 2009 0711228973 / 9780711228979 Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
192pp., colour and b/white illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm, silver title there-on. Plain boards undamaged. Pink floral endpapers. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket edge-creased at head, with a short closed tear adjacent to front flap fold. From the jacket flap: "Against the backdrop of Laura's life - from her birth in South Wales in 1925 to her sudden and untimely death in 1985 - Martin Wood chronicles the designs, products and intrinsic style which are the essence of this iconic print and fashion house . . . The story is richly illustrated with more than 200 photographs and drawings, many never previously published, from the company's archives and the Ashley family's private records." Includes Index. Book weight approx. 1.37 KG. * Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote. 
Price: 23.50 AUD
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17 [Images Publishing Group] INTERIOR SPACES : A Pictorial Review of Significant Interiors in the U.S.A.
Melbourne, VIC, Australia Images Publishing Group 1992 1875498044 / 9781875498048 Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
253pp., colour photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Gloss illustrated boards undamaged. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edge-creased, several small indentations on spine, minor surface scuffs. Dual-language Introduction (English and Japanese), English and Japanese language Contents page, else all text in English. A stand-alone title in the 'International Spaces' series. "Outstanding achievements in interior architecture by American architects. Interior architecture, as opposed to decoration, is the creation of three-dimensional space that serves, and at best, enhances, the use for which it is created. Advances in ergonomics, coupled with increased sensitivity for the needs of persons with disabilities, have resulted in designs that are flexible and universally usable by all people. Likewise, growing concern for the quality of the indoor environment - air quality, lighting, efficient energy systems, and lowering of fire and seismic risks - has resulted in safer and more healthful interiors . . . " Contents include; Introduction (James P. Cramer), Commercial Spaces and Atriums, Hospitality Space and Restaurants, Leisure and Art Centers, Public and Special Purpose Spaces, Retail Space and Showrooms, Transport Facilities, Designers' Biographies, Index, Acks. Book weight approx. 1.66 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote. 
Price: 36.80 AUD
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