New York: Arts & Decoration Publishing Co., 1928. First edition. Cloth over Boards. Folio, each issue about pp. 120, indexed, illustrated with b/w and color drawings and photographs, many period advertisements. Contains November and December 1927, and January, February, March and April 1928 issues, Ex-library, with library book plate inside front cover. Very good. Item #19886
Many carefully researched and illustrated articles on topics such as painted furniture of Italy; wing chairs; salt cellars; art education in Paris; building a fireplace that will not smoke; antique silver baskets; antique Oriental rugs; French painting in Northern Africa; and many more. The magazine also covered auction results, art exhibits, photo tours of notable homes, recently published books, and Broadway theatre events. The period ads include notable Arts & Crafts companies such as Rookwood and Beaux Arts Shades, and long-lost companies such as Marmon automobiles. A wonderful reference for 1920s design and style.