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The Bookstore at The Gamble House

The Gamble House Bookstore, located in the original garage structure adjacent to the main house, is known for its extensive collections of books and periodicals on Greene and Greene, the Arts and Crafts movement, and American Art Pottery, along with a broad selection of architecture guidebooks for  Pasadena and Los Angeles.  Our online store features just a selection of what is available in the store.  Bookstore proceeds directly support The Gamble House.


Bookstore Hours / Telephone: (626) 449-4178

Monday closed
Tuesday - Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Purchase Tickets in the Bookstore for Brown Bag Tuesday Tours and 1-Hr Public Tours on Thursday-Sunday.  For more information visit: http://gamblehouse.org/tours/index.html


by Kathleen Thorne-Thomsen

Hardcover
Gibbs Smith, 2004


Noted childrens’ author Kathleen Thorne Thomsen has introduced kids to Frank Lloyd Wright and Pasadena history, and now presents the first childrens’ book ever on the Greene brothers. Along with learning about the Greenes’ lives through stories, photographs and architectural drawings, kids can enjoy pages of hands-on activities such as soap carving, paint mixing and designing a miniature stained glass window.
Regular Price: $17.95
 On Sale For: $9.95 

This new and exclusive design from CoasterStone features the Gamble House door. Four coasters per box.
Price: $19.50 

Hand painted silk scarf by Kristine Baker. Exclusive design based on Emil Lange designed Gamble House front door. 17x70"

Kristine worked patiently with us to create the perfect design for this beautiful silk scarf. The Arts and Crafts Movement is about individual art and hand work, so we love that this scarf embodies that process.  

Price: $85.00 

Handpainted watercolor on silk by Kristine Baker.  Exclusive design based on The Gamble House living room rug.  Two sizes available.  

12x60" Without Fringe $70.00
14x72" With Fringe $85.00


Kristine worked patiently with us to create the perfect design for this beautiful silk scarf.  The design is drawn onto each scarf, then painted with the 10 colors, dried, steamed, cooled down, and then finally hand washed and hung to dry.  The Arts and Crafts Movement is all about individual art and doing hand work, so we love that this scarf really embodies that process.  

Price: $90.00 

From the back cover:

Great Book of Shop Drawings for Craftsman Furniture compiles plans for 57 classic pieces of Arts & Crafts furniture from 3 of his previous books: Shop Drawings for Craftsman Furniture, Shop Drawings for Craftsman Inlays & Hardware, and More Shop Drawings for Craftsman Furniture. With perspective views, elevations, sections details, and cutting lists for each project, this book gives today’s woodworkers the heart of the Craftsman aesthetic, along with all the information needed for workshop success.”

Price: $29.99 

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The Gamble House: Charles and Henry Greene’s 1908 Masterpiece of the American Arts and Crafts Movement
4 Westmoreland Place, Pasadena, California 91103 / map + directions / tel. (626) 793-3334 /

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