Lot 159 of 354:
Baum decorated store windows  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$270
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
The Art of Decorating Show Windows and Interiors: A Complete Manual of Window Trimming, designed as an Educator in all the Details of the Art...

Author:
Baum, L. Frank

Place:
Chicago

Publisher:
The Merchants Record Company

Date:
[1906]

Description:

403, [13] pp. Numerous plates from photographs, plus illustrations in the text. (4to), original brown cloth lettered in gilt. Third Edition.

Third edition of Baum's interior design book first published in 1900. While editing his monthly magazine "The Show Window," Baum prepared and published this detailed handbook for window trimmers, based chiefly on his contributions to the magazine. Baum was credited as the author in the first edition, but not this third edition - though there were some changes, the work is still substantially his. Bienvenue & Schmidt p.178.


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Condition:
Minor rubbing to spine ends and corners, very good or better.


 
Item number:
279925a
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