MARK HAMPTON ON DECORATING; Written and Illustrated by Mark Hampton / Illustrated by Elaine Greene
New York: Conde Nast Books / Random House, 1989. Elaine Greene. First Edition, Second Printing. Cloth and boards. SIGNED by the Author on a special bookplate affixed to the front free endpaper, square quarto, green 1/6th cloth with gold lettering on spine over glossy red decorative boards with a series of decorative objects in wavy red borders and B/W simulated label, illustrated throughout with color & B/W reproductions of watercolors and sketches by Elaine Greene of most aspects of interior decorating, matching green cloth slipcase (9 5/8" x 8 3/8" x 1 1/8"), parchment endpapers, 251 pages +  Colophon. Printed on 80# paper by R.R. Donnelley. Weight: 2 lbs. 9 oz. Very Fine / SLIPCASE Fine. Item #8938
SIGNED & in EXCEPTIONAL CONDITION! Tight, bright, clean copy in a firm clean slipcase. No previous owner or remainder marks. Facsimile authorial signature on p.5.
Mark Hampton (1940-1998) was a famous and highly respected American interior designer, writer, and illustrator, known primarily for his residential interior design work for clients such as Brooke Astor, Estee Lauder, Mike Wallace, Saul Steinberg, H. John Heinz III, and Lincoln Kirstein, as well as for three U.S. presidents.