G condition, rips on outside of binding D.J. 64 Water colors, lithographs, & drawings by author. Hawaii before Pearl Harbor & contemporary drawings after December 7th of the devastation. The art works from this book are highly collected today, this is a great example showing MacLeod's beautiful work in the 1940s in Honolulu before and after the attack. Alexander Samuel MacLeod (1888–1956), also known as A. S. MacLeod, was a painter and printmaker...
By Richard C.R. Barder. History and development of Brass Dialed English Grandfather Clocks. Like new.
by M. F. Tennant. Rare Book Un-read with slight shelf wear. Like new.
This book is a full-color catalogue raisonne interprets the distinctive furniture made by John Shearer, one of the most accomplished and intriguing furniture makers during the post-Revolutionary period...
By Nicholas A Brawers. In the first-ever book on the subject, Brawer meticulously details the ingeniously designed, elaborately styled, fold-up furnishings used by British armies since the ancient times. Rare Book, Like new condition with the exception of minor fading on the jacket spine. 081514
By Morrison H. Heckscher. A scarce reference work published in conjunction with Metropolitan Museum of Art exibition of Townsend furniture. Rare Book, New Condition 081514
This is arguably the most detailed study ever made of any branch of British furniture. Its unique scope embraces the work of hundreds of craftsmen throughout the country, working within the general tradition of their area while making individual style statements. As New Condition, Rare Book. 081514
By Susan E. Stuart. It is hard to overstate the importance of the Gillow material in relationship to the history of both British and North American furniture. No other furniture archive covers the same period of time and in as much detail...
French marble clocks are increasing in popularity. This book deals with this subject. Its opening chapters reveal the history of the marble clock along with information about their origins and makers. Some chapters take a look at the famous pendule de Paris movement that is found in many French mantel clocks from the 19th and early 20th centuries.
The French Marble Clockis the first complete book on the subject, written by Nicolas Thorpe, who is an enthusiastic collector...
8" x 10", very good condition, some old folded corners. Obtained from a lot of books at Christie's in 1999, this beautiful color catalog is printed in English and Japanese. Until recently this show in Tokyo could be attended only by introduction, and showcased the most extraordinary art for sale from the best dealers in Japan...
The "Glass Digest" started publication in 1987. We offer a few extra or replacement issues here. We have the following -- and more are to come: Vol. 1 No. 1, 4, 5, 6, Vol. 2 No. 1, 2, 3, Vol. 3 No. 3, Vol. 4 No. 5, Vol. 6 No. 3, Vol. 8 N. 1, Vol. 10 No. 4. (please don't get these glass magazines NAME mixed up -- there is "Glass Review" [an earlier publication] and Glass Collectors Digest (a later publication.)
Tansu. Traditional Japanese Cabinetry. Ty and Kiyoko Heineken. Used. The first complete and detailed introduction to tansu. Divided into 2 parts: the first on history and the second on technique. Weatherhill. ISBN 0-8348-0162-0. Fine, unread condition.
Satsuma. Masterpieces from the world's important collections. Louis Lawrence. Used. A unique combination of descriptive text and superb illustrations. A very necessary addition to the library of the collector. 220 pages. Dauphin Publishing Ltd. ISBN 1-872357-04-0. The book is in very good condition, minor wear to the dust jacket.
Japanese Armor, used. This rare and limited edition book features the exceptional collection of William A. Galeno, M.D. Text by Ian Bottomley. 211 pages, descriptions and over 100 plates, mostly color, of the entire collection of: Armor, Helmets, Masks and Accouterments. 11.25"(28.5cm) x 8.75"(22cm). Fine, unread, condition. 1998, ISBN 1-880656-36-1.
9" x 6.25". Original volume 3 from the series by Katsuhika Hokusai Sketches series. I can only read some Japanese but I see Meiji 8 and then Meiji 12 so the years for this printing seem to be between 1876 to 1880 provided I have the correct reading. The volume is in tact with part of the binding string undone, all the pages are there with a few tiny worm holes and pencil written slightly over title, but otherwise it's in great shape. The images are fantastic and a huge range of subjects...
Title of Book: “Japanese Cloisonne Enamels: A Private Collector’s Notes and Reference Guide”
Author: Gary H. Yoshino, please see photo No. 4 his profile
Publisher: Gary Yoshino & Associates:
Published Year : 2007
The size of Book: 11 3/8"x 8 7/8" x 1", Hardcover...
Title: Later Chinese Ceramics from The Collection of Mr & Mrs Eugene Bernat
by Bluett & Son LTD, 1974
Offered is a collection of six important catalogs of Japanese swords and sword furniture published 1981 to 1984 by Robert E Haynes, "Highly Important Japanese Swords and Kodoku," and catalogs 4,5,6,7 and 8, all in excellent condition. Sold as a lot.