On this page you can browse the 35 books about various aspects of Interior Decorating that we have in stock as of January 15, 2013, and here is how easy it is to order any of them from Ray Boas, Bookseller in Walpole, New Hampshire. Thank you, RAY

1. Aldrich, Lanning (text by); dos Santos, Solvi (photographs by), MAJORCA: THE ART OF LIVING, Stewart, Tabori & Chang, New York, (1998), color illustrations, 208pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 1556708475 A guide to the style and traditions of Majorca and the Balearic Isles., (Order No: 62091 ), $20.00

2. Baudot, Francois, STYLES: COMPENDIUM OF INTERIOR, Assouline, New York, (2005), B&W and color illustrations, 379pp, good+ w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 2843237203 Through a series of period portraits - from the Middle Ages to the present - this book characterizes some of the environments in which its contemporaries chose to live., (Order No: 54710 ), $50.00

3. Bernier, Georges and Bernier, Rosamond (edited by), EUROPEAN DECORATION: CREATIVE CONTEMPORARY INTERIORS, Reynal & Company, New York, n.d., B&W and color illustrations, 186pp, good, pictorial boards (hardcover) light edgewear EX-LIB, All the material appearing in this volume was selected from L'OEIL., (Order No: 54421 ), $30.00

4. Bonellie, Helen-Janet, THE STATUS MERCHANTS: THE TRADE OF INTERIOR DECORATION, A. S. Barnes and Company, South Brunswick, NJ, (1972), B&W and color illustrations, 109pp, good+ w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0498079333 Bonellie, with wit and candor, discusses the field of interior design as it is today: a hard, commercial enterprise., (Order No: 43271 ), $10.00

5. Callahan, Temo and Cashin, Tom (edited by), JED JOHNSON: OPULENT RESTRAINT INTERIORS, Rizzoli, New York, (2005), color illustrations, 223pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover) faint corner bump, ISBN 0847827143 This book charts the fascinating career of the acclaimed interior designer whose life was cut short in 1996 by the disastrous explosion of TWA Flight 800., (Order No: 55771 ), $40.00

6. Chambers, Karen S. (foreword by Jocasta Innes), TROMPE L'OEIL AT HOME: FAUX FINISHES AND FANTASY SETTINGS, Rizzoli, New York, (1991), color illustrations, 224pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0847814203 First published in 1991. With a breathtaking collection of photographs, this volume shows how rooms can be magically transformed through trompe-l'oeil murals, objects, paintings, and fabrics, as well as with painted faux finishes that dazzle and beguile the viewer., (Order No: 18404 ), $8.50

7. Cliff, Stafford (photographs by Gilles de Chabaneix), THE WAY WE LIVE: AN ULTIMATE TREASURY FOR GLOBAL DESIGN INSPIRATION, Clarkson Potter Publishers, New York, (2003), color illustrations, 480pp, very good++ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 1400051347 Reveals global connections and patterns in home decoration., (Order No: 61295 ), $40.00

8. Delehanty, Randolph (text by); Sexton, Richard (photographs by), IN THE VICTORIAN STYLE, Chronicle Books, San Francisco, CA, (1991), B&W and color illustrations, 180pp, fine w/very good|+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0877017506 Not only a definitive sourcebook for architects, designers, decorators and owners of Victorian houses everywhere, but a compelling look at the historical and cultural environment that shaped the architecture., (Order No: 57312 ), $10.00

9. Despres, Denise; Kirsch, Jean-Michel; and Terzian, Robert, BRIGHT IDEAS - HOW TO DECORATE YOUR HOME WITH LIVELY NEW PAINTS AND PATTERNS, Flammarion, Paris - New York, 1998, color illustrations, 189pp, fine, pictorial boards (hardcover), ISBN 2080136569, (Order No: 53512 ), $6.00

10. Dickson, Elizabeth; Colvin, Margaret; Hall, Dorothea; and, Collenette, Peter (foreword by Laura Ashley), THE LAURA ASHLEY BOOK OF HOME DECORATING - REVISED EDITION, Crescent Books, New York, (1988), color illustrations, 176pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0517556863 First published in 1982., (Order No: 43382 ), $7.50

11. Gilliatt, Mary; photography by Christine Hanscomb, ENGLISH COUNTRY STYLE, Little, Brown and Company, Boston, MA, (1986) 1st ed, color photographs, 224pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0316313823 The author shows not only how the English country style has evolved over the centuries but also how the English country look can be achieved successfully in your own home., (Order No: 17556 ), $15.00

12. Grey, Johnny; Ardley, Suzanne; Hall, Dinah; Katz, Sylvia; Gaventa, Sarah; and, Weiss, Barbara, THE COMPLETE HOME STYLE BOOK, DK Publishing, Inc., New York, (1998) 1st Amer, color illustrations, 312pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0789437473 Creative Design Solutions For Every Room In The House. Storage Options, Family Kitchens, Dual-Purpose Offices; Lighting Choices; Flexible Furniture; Loft Living; Small-Space Bathrooms., (Order No: 53262 ), $8.50

13. Irvine, Chippy (photographs by Joe Viesti; foreword by J. Jackson Walter; introduction by Virginia and Lee McAlester), THE TOWN HOUSE, Bantam Books, New York, (1988) 1st ptg, color illustrations, 248pp, very good w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0553053094 More than 250 full-color photographs and a lively text profile town houses in cities all across the country., (Order No: 39495 ), $12.00

14. Irvine, Keith and Irvine, Chippy, KEITH IRVINE: A LIFE IN DECORATION, The Monacelli Press, New York, (2005), color illustrations, 288pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 1580931553 Keith Irvine is a master at assembling furniture and objects in a manner that is at once luxurious and livable., (Order No: 62236 ), $145.00

15. Kaye, Myrna, THERE'S A BED IN THE PIANO: THE INSIDE STORY OF THE AMERICAN HOME, A Bullfinch Press Book, Boston, MA, (1998) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 260pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0821223747 Step over the threshold of the American home. Survey the rooms, note the furniture, and discover a trove of clues to our social history., (Order No: 46544 ), $6.00

16. Kelly, Annie, ROOMS TO INSPIRE IN THE COUNTRY: THE INFINITE POSSIBILITIES OF AMERICAN HOUSE DESIGN, Rizzoli, New York, (2009), color illustrations, 256pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover) signed by the author, ISBN 9780847831951, (Order No: 61675 ), $17.50

17. Kemp, Jim, VICTORIAN REVIVAL IN INTERIOR DESIGN, Simon and Schuster, New York, (1985), color illustrations, 176pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0671530615 This volume shows beginners and professionals, whether they desire simple additions or a complete overhaul, how to incorporate Victorian flourishes and furnishings into any room and make any style come alive--traditional or contemporary, minimal or romantic, country or eclectic., (Order No: 53917 ), $8.00

18. Koerber, Jerome A., THE ART OF DRAPING FOR MERCANTILE DISPLAY, The Display Publishing Co., Cincinnati, OH, (1923) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 126pp, very good, maroon cloth (hardcover), "A complete system and text book on Draping in all its branches, for show window and commercial use. Compiled and written with the purpose of benefiting and educating those who are desirous of becoming proficient in the art. Rendered in a simple, practical and comprehensive manner according to the modern and accepted methods of presenting draperies of silk, laces, dress goods, cotton goods, ribbons, etc." An excellent source book for drapery interior decoration of this time period., (Order No: 37121 ), $75.00

19. Levine, Melinda, LIVING ROOMS - COLORS FOR LIVING, Rockport Publishers, Inc., Rockport, MA, 1997, color illustrations, 128pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 1564961044, (Order No: 53513 ), $6.50

20. McCorquodale, Charles, THE HISTORY OF INTERIOR DECORATION, Phaidon, Oxford, England, (1988) 2nd ed, B&W and color illustrations, 224pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0714825603, (Order No: 62328 ), $8.00

21. Minchilli, Elizabeth Helman (photography by Francesco Venturi), PRIVATE ROME, Rizzoli, New York, (1998), color illustrations, 215pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0847821307, (Order No: 62627 ), $15.00

22. Murphy Varnish Company, HARMONY IN INTERIOR DECORATION, Murphy Varnish Company, Newark, NJ, 1912, B&W illustrations, 49pp, good+, wraps (softcover), "It is the purpose of this little book to put into the hands of the housewife practical suggestions which will prove artistic, and upon which she can implicitly rely, touching the selection of the finish for the wood trim of the several rooms of her house and the relative color treatment for sidewalls and ceilings.", (Order No: 54003 ), $25.00

23. Peck, Amelia; Parker, James; Rieder, William; Raggio, Olga; Shepard, Mary B.; Koeppe, Wolfram; et al, PERIOD ROOMS IN THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART, Harry N. Abrams, Inc., New York, (1996), B&W and color illustrations, 312pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0810937441, (Order No: 62180 ), $17.50

24. Rayner, Chessy (text by); Schezen, Roberto (photography by), NEW YORK: TRENDS AND TRADITIONS, The Monacelli Press, New York, (1997), color illustrations, 288pp, very good+ w/good dustjacket (hardcover) SEE NOTE, ISBN 1885254741 The magnificent apartmentes and houses of New York's most interesting and exciting residents have never appeared more beautiful than in this exquisite volume. Over 25 illuminary's residentes are profiled including the of Peter and Brooke Hayward Duchin who in 2002 purchased the residence and bookshop of Ray Boas, Bookseller for their country home. NOTE - Dustjacket has a 2 inch square piece lacking on the rear, only black, so nothing lacking of importance., (Order No: 59724 ), $125.00

25. Rees, Ronald, INTERIOR LANDSCAPES: GARDENS AND THE DOMESTIC ENVIRONMENT, Johns Hopkins Univ. Press, Baltimore, MD, (1993), B&W illustrations, 190pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0801844673 Describing both the history of decoration and the history of changing tastes, the author, in this chronicle of bringing the natural world indoors, shows how gardens and landscapes have long been prominent motifs in the decorative arts., (Order No: 12002 ), $10.00

26. Smith, Charles Saumarez, EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY DECORATION: DESIGN AND THE DOMESTIC INTERIOR IN ENGLAND, Harry N. Abrams, Inc., Pub., New York, (1993), 388 ill. incl. 189 in color, 407pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0810932555 Based on detailed research into the full range of contemporary illustrations, including architects' drawings, designers' pattern books, fine paintings, and satirical prints, this book provides a highly original and authoitative account of the appearance of rooms at various levels of society and how and why attitudes to decoration changed., (Order No: 18046 ), $70.00

27. Thornton, Peter, AUTHENTIC DECOR: THE DOMESTIC INTERIOR 1620-1920, Crescent Books, New York, (1985), B&W and color illustrations, 408pp, good w/lightly worn dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0517103281 Author describes in detail the ways in which people arranged their houses and planned their interior decoration in Europe and America from 1620 to 1920. Organized in fifty year periods. First published in 1984., (Order No: 5678 ), $35.00

28. Thornton, Peter, THE ITALIAN RENAISSANCE INTERIOR, 1400-1600, Harry N. Abrams, Inc., Pub., New York, (1991), 410 ill. incl. 150 in color, 407pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0810934590 Thornton focuses his immense scholarship and imagination on the domestic interior, in this case that of Renaissance Italy, an epoch critical to the history of Western interior design--and to so many other aspects of art and society., (Order No: 18045 ), $100.00

29. Wallick, Ekin, INEXPENSIVE FURNISHINGS IN GOOD TASTE, Hearst's Intl. Library Co., New York, 1915, B&W and color illustrations, 128pp, very good, brown cloth (hardcover), A nice look at how to decorate your 1915 home. Contents include: A Bedroom Furnished in White Enamel; Window and Door Hangings; Placing the Living Room Furniture; A Colonial Living Room FUrnished in Mahogany; Attractive Wall Treatments; A Dining Room Furnished in Oak; Lamps and Lamp Shades; Choosing the Dining Room Furniture; Furnishing the Apartment; Willow Furniture; Good Bedroom Furniture; The Odd Things Which Make the Living Room Comfortable; Chairs and Tables., (Order No: 43351 ), $75.00

30. Wilhide, Elizabeth and Spencer, Andrea (introduction by Terence Conran), CONRAN'S STYLISH INTERIORS, Little, Brown and Company, Boston, MA, (1986) 1st ed, color illustrations, 128pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0316152641 Shows that style has no price; that, in fact, a low budget can lead to fashionable innovation., (Order No: 37567 ), $10.00

31. Wilson, Judith, INSPIRATION, DECORATION: STARTING POINTS FOR STYLISH ROOMS, Simon and Schuster, New York, (1998) 1st ptg, color illustrations, 160pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0684856808, (Order No: 40641 ), $9.50

32. Wissinger, Joanna, VICTORIAN DETAILS: ENHANCING ANTIQUE AND CONTEMPORARY HOMES WITH PERIOD ACCENTS, E. P. Dutton, New York, (1990) 1st ed, color illustrations, 160pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0525485368, (Order No: 58332 ), $6.00

33. Withers, Jane (photography by Christoph Kicherer), HOT WATER: BATHING AND THE CONTEMPORARY BATHROOM, Soma Books, San Francisco, CA, (1999), B&W and color illustrations, 160pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 1579590519 Stunning photographs of bathrooms designed by Le Corbusier, Buckminster Fuller, Philippe Starck, John Pawson, Philip Johnson, and over thirty other renowned architects and designers provide visual inspiration for a variety of options, ranging from sociable bathing rooms to small self-contained units, from combination bed/bathrooms to indoor/outdoor bathing areas., (Order No: 38148 ), $15.00

34. Wright, Richardson and McElroy, Margaret, HOUSE & GARDEN'S SECOND BOOK OF INTERIORS, The Conde Nast Publications, New York, (1926), B&W illustrations, 223pp, good, gray cloth w/edgeware (hardcover), "Which Contains Seven Hundred Illustrations of Halls, Living Rooms, Libraries, Dining Rooms, Bed Chambers and Other Rooms of the House, Together with Their Color Schemes; An Outline of Period Furniture; Practical Suggestions for the Making and Use of Accessories; And a Portfolio of Many Beautiful Interiors." A great hard to find resource in text and photographs of the proper decorating of the 1920s, with a look too at some other styles and periods. There is the faintest, very hard to discern occasional "musty-ness" to a few pages., (Order No: 43385 ), $95.00

35. Ypma, Herbert, MOROCCO MODERN, Stewart, Tabori & Chang, New York, (1996), color illustrations, 160pp, very good+, wraps (softcover) faint bump top corner, ISBN 1556705018, (Order No: 62348 ), $7.50

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