RARE BOOKS. Stephen H. Van Dyk.


  • (London): Smithsonian Institution Libraries, (2001).
  • square 8vo.
  • stiff paper-wrappers
  • 112 pages
  • ISBN: 1857592387

Price: $10.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 99889

First edition. A selection of the most significant and unusual rare books from the collections of Cooper-Hewitt, Nation Design Museum in New York, which comprise a unique history of design. One hundred color illustrations provide the text with examples on history, culture, politics, etiquette, home management, and travel, and how such books played key roles in promoting and defining taste and standards of design through the centuries.