Proposed Plan of the Cooper Union Museum and 15 other pamphlets. Elizabeth Bisland, for the Cooper Union Museum.

Proposed Plan of the Cooper Union Museum and 15 other pamphlets

New York: Cooper Union, 1928-1951. Mostly first editions. Hardcover (buckram, spine gilt-stamped). Variously paged and illustrated (chiefly text). From the library of E. Maurice Bloch, with his bookplate. Typed contents page glued in. The museum is now the Cooper-Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum. Very good. Item #30336

Contents: "Proposed Plan of the Cooper Union Museum for the Arts of Decoration" by Elizabeth Bisland (1916 reprint of 1896 original); "The Making of a Modern Museum" by Eleanor Garnier Hewitt (1919); "Baked Clay in the Service of Man" (laid in loosely, 1938); "Wall-Paper Design and Production" (1939); "Italian Drawings for Jewelry 1700-1875" (1940); "Shells and Decoration" (1940); "With Hammer and Tongs: Malleable Metals in Diverse Designs" (1941); "Stitches in Time...Embroideries and Needlework Techniques" (1947); 2500 [degrees] F.: The Art and Technique of Modern Glass" (1948), "Modern Toys" (1948); "Nine Lives: The Cat in History and Art" (black suede covers, 1949); "Small Wonders; Puppets and Marionettes" (1949); "All That Glisters: Thirty Centuries of Golden Deception" (die-cut cover in nice condition, 1950); "Leather in the Decorative Arts" (1951); "Alter Ego: Masks, Their Art and Use" (1951), and "Laquer; Oriental and Western, Ancient and Modern" (1951).

Price: $80.00

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