The Collector’s Book of Snuff Bottles
Author: Bob C. Stevens
Publisher: Weatherhill (1980)
Description: Out of print for many years, this exceptional book has become a rare item sought after by collectors. This important limited edition reprint fulfills the growing need of new collectors for reliable and useful reference on the subject. The book is produced in Japan with the same high quality to ensure the superb feel of the original edition. Each copy is hand-numbered...
A small hard cover published in 1891 by Houghton Mifflin /Riverside Press Cambridge, MA. An owner's label is on the front pastedown.The green cloth boards show light wear and the pages are uncut. 101pp.
A soft cover catalogue by R.W. Lightbrown published in 1975 by William Clowes and Sons,Ltd. London.
Includes black and white photos along with makers' marks. The cover shows modest wear. 250pp.
A complete two volume set published by Harper and Brothers, New York in 1894. The gilt top pages are uncut and there is a frontispiece with each volume. The dark blue cloth boards show some wear especially at the corners.
Old handmade zine bound with clippings of various kind of books randomly like a collage. Taisho-Showa period in early 20th century.
Interesting contents of mathematics, maintenance for horse gear, morality, punishment, and so on. Some blank pages as well.
In fine used condition, with some rips at cover as seen. approx...
More beautiful Leather French hardbound books. Embossed leather faces, with marbleized covers. All measure 7 1/8" tall, all in French and dated 1907, 1911.
A large coffee table book written by Desmond Eyles and Richard Dennis and published by Royal Doulton Tableware Ltd.,Stoke on Trent 1978. Minor spotting on the first page but otherwise in good condition. Colored photos with production numbers and in some cases, artists are noted.432pp
A very rare and limited edition of six complete jade books in Chinese. Each volume features large and clear, beautiful color photos of rare jades that represent each period in Chinese history. The back pages of each book contain detailed descriptions of each jade. Excellent reference books for study and enjoyment.
Vol. 1) Earliest Jades
Vol. 2) Shang / Western Zhou
Vol. 3) Spring & Autumn Period / Warring States
Vol. 4) Qin/Han/Southern & Northern Dynasties
This comprehensive book on the natural history of Costa Rica is in excellent condition. This book contains info on the field biology of CR, Biotic history, palaeogeography, climate, geology, soils, agriculture, plants, reptiles and amphibians, mammals, birds and insects. 174 contributors. No dj.
A copy of A Wreath of Canadian Song by C.M. Whyte-Edgar dated 1910. This is an original boxed presentation copy with a kid leather soft cover and the original presentation cardboard box with the title sticker. Now reprinted, this is an original with gold stamped embossing on the front and spine. It has the tissue-protected plates and is fully gilded on all edges. It was published by William Briggs of Toronto...
The T.Y. Chao Private and Family Trust Collections of Important Chinese Ceramics and Jade Carvings: Part 1
Sotheby’s Hong Kong
Tuesday 18th November 1986
Chinese Bamboo Carving Part I & II
A 2 Volume Set
Author: Ip Yee & Laurence C.S...
From the author of the acclaimed historical novel, The Matthias Scroll, comes this nonfiction advance in Gospel interpretation. As fresh translations and undeniable inference open the Christianizing shells of lore and legend, a complete biography of Jesus emerges...
Coins of the Holy Land: The Abraham and Marian Sofaer Collection at The American Numismatic Society and the Israel Museum (Ancient Coins in North American Collections)
Author: Ya'akov Meshorer with Gabi Bijovsky and Wolfgang Fischer-Bossert...
A large coffee table book published in 1996 by Vendome Press. A stated First American Edition, this is a hard cover with its dust jacket in very good condition. Many B+W photos. Faintly musty. 208pp.
A double sided leaf from the 'Nuremberg Chronicle' depicting a Lightning Strike Upon Istanbul (1490) and the Fall of a Meteorite in Alsace (1492). Hand-colored woodcut engraving. Published in 1493. Sheet size: 17 inches x 12 inches. Plate 257. The 'Nuremberg Chronicle' is the most famous of Incunabula (pre-1500 book) and was written by Hartmann Schedel (1440-1514), being published in a Latin version (Liber Chronicarum) in 1493 and then later in the same year in a German language edition...
Torao Miyagawa et al., A history of the art of China: Chinese painting, publ. Weatherhill/Tankosha, New York/Tokyo 1983. Hard cover with dust jacket, 228 pages, 104 paintings described and illustrated in b/w and color. ISBN 0-8348-1527-3.
Good condition, dust jacket with traces of usage, clean inside
Economy shipping within USA $5.99
Wu Tung, Tales from the land of dragons: 1000 years of Chinese painting. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 1997. Paperback with dust jacket, catalog to an exhibition with the same title, 269 pages, 152 paintings with descriptions and with b/w and several with color images, extensive introduction with numerous b/w illustrations. ISBN 0-87846-438-7.
Some traces of usage to the dust jacket, all in all very good condition
Economy shipping within USA $5.99