David Hicks on Bathrooms, 1970, 1st Am. Ed., Near Fine w/Very Good DJ

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Hicks, David. David Hicks on Bathrooms (Britwell Salome, OXON, England: Britwell Books Limited, 1970).
English, First American Edition, a Near Fine book in a Very Good dust jacket, Very Good overall, HC, 4to, 12" x 9 1/2," 151 pp., including illustrations.

Red cloth-covered boards in a blue and white paper dust jacket. Gilt lettering on front cover and book spine. Small gilt decoration on front cover. Black lettering on blue and white dust jacket spine. Covers have slight wear to edges, tips, and head and tail of spine, else pristine and intact binding tight, sharp tips. Dust jacket has light age toning, slight darkening, light to moderate wear along edges, tips, and outer joints, and a small closed tear near head of spine along front outer joint (measures about 1/4"), else clean and intact, not price-clipped. Pages have light age toning and the small occasional mark, else pristine and intact. Replete with illustrations in black-and-white and color. Includes 32 pages in color. Errata tipped in before title page. The author's third book. A fascinating monograph about bathroom design by David Hicks (1929-1998), a British designer and interior decorator. Features his designs in England, France, Holland, Nassau, Switzerland, and the United States. Excerpt from front flap: "David Hicks is extremely aware of the increasing interest of his private clients and the general public to remove the bathroom from the mundane, overly antiseptic cubicle, and he maintains that even the smallest bathroom can have atmosphere and luxury through intelligent and creative approach. He is constantly finding new solutions in bathroom planning, equipment and ideas." First published in Great Britain and the United States in 1970.