All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Pre 1940 item #1308045
Fabulous reference book covering just about every uniform from Fascist Italy during the war, starting with the 1926 Fascist March On Rome. Shocking number of color plates showing military, political, youth, female auxiliary and on and on. Catalog excerpts, detailed text, innumerable photographs and well over 100 color examples of uniforms in wear as well as page after page of various insignia, some of which are quite obscure...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1990 item #1307765 (stock #BK12)
Ancient East
$95.00
DESCRIPTION: From the jacket: “Art of Japan brings us a sweeping view of the long-lived Japanese culture in all its brilliance and beauty. Never before have all of the major arts been available in a single volume.” This large tome (622 pages) is in beautiful, like new condition. The book covers Japanese history and religion as it specifically relates to its art forms and architecture, and spans time from prehistoric ages through the Meiji Period...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Contemporary item #1305474 (stock #BK11)
Ancient East
$55.00
DESCRIPTION: “The Inro Handbook, Studies of Netsuke, Inro and Lacquer” was written for collectors who have discovered the delights of the miniature Japanese art forms. This authoritative and enlightening book offers a wealth of valuable information and is written by one of the foremost collectors and scholars in the field, Raymond Bushell...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 2000 item #1305086
"A Mighty and Valiant Underground Army over 2200 Years Back". This profusely illustrated soft cover was published by the Shaanxi Sanquinj Publishing House. Page 12 is a bit loose but intact. Both color and B&W photos. 128 pp. Front inscription perhaps by the author...Please disregard glare on front cover.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1990 item #1303739
Classic revised edition 1981 hardcover reference book Japanese Swordsmiths by W. M. Hawley is a staple for collectors and not often found offered for sale at a reasonable price. This one has minor staining to the edge of page blocks as seen in attached images. The spine binding is loose by inside leafs have only minor tear. A used example in reasonable condition but pages are clean and bright throughout. Priced accordingly.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1950 item #1301588 (stock #486tb)
E & M Perez
$75.00
Beautifully illustrated with large black and white photographs, this book depicts the work of Ivan Mestrovic, an important and influential sculptor in the modernist and cubist movements. Published in 1948 by the Syracuse University Press, with 157 pages, 15" x 12". In good condition, no dust jacket, slight wear to cloth binding, interior clean and unmarred. Inscribed with original owner's name, small stamp from book seller in Weston Massachusetts.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 2000 item #1301584 (stock #485tb)
E & M Perez
$65.00
Edited by Jorge Glusberg, and published by the National Museum of Belles Artes in Buenos Aires, Argentina in 1998, this book presents the work of renowned Latin American artist Ignacio Iturria. Written in Spanish and English, with 158 pages and large color photographs of his works, this is a fine and scholarly volume on Iturria. In excellent condition, with large glossy soft cover (11 1/2" x 9 1/2")no marks or wear to pages.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1970 item #1301580 (stock #484tb)
E & M Perez
$50.00
A comprehensive book on the work of Eduardo Paolozzi, (Scotland 1924-2005), written by Diane Kirkpatrick, this volume was published in 1969 in both England and the US. 144 pages, 16 color plates, 70 black and white, with text describing his artistic process, including his writings, graphic arts and sculpture. In good condition, with some losses to dust jacket, cloth bindings clean, no marks or wear to pages...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Pre 1990 item #1301472 (stock #482tb)
E & M Perez
$45.00
This is the second of the two volume set GLASS 1905-1925, From Art Nouveau to Art Deco by Waltraud Neuwirth, published in 1985. The two volumes cover glass designed and manufactured, primarily in Austria and Czechoslovakia during that era, and this volume deals with etched, engraved, stained and otherwise decorated. Each volume contains fine photographs, 526 in all, and includes the most important artists and designers of the region, e.g...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Pre 1990 item #1301468 (stock #482tb)
E & M Perez
$45.00
The first of this two volume set by Waltraud Neuwirth, this one deals primarily with cut glass of the period, with an emphasis upon Austrian and Czechoslovakian manufacturers. Profusely illustrated with excellent photographs, the text is in both German and English, and gives precise details for all images (526 illustrations in the two volumes). An index of names of all designers and makers is included, with references to photos and information...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Pre 1980 item #1301465 (stock #481tb)
E & M Perez
$90.00
In like new condition, with orginal dustjacket covered with mylar protective jacket, this classic book is the original London Edition, published by Lutterworth Press in 1977. The complete title is: "Marks and Monograms of the Modern Movement 1875-1930", "A Guide to the Marks of Artists, Designers, Retailers and Manufacturers from the Period of the Aesthetic Movement to Art Deco and Style Moderne"...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Pre 1990 item #1301460 (stock #480tb)
E & M Perez
$85.00
In fine condition, with only very slight wear to corners of dust jacket, this is an excellent reference for collectors or dealers of contemporary Japanese prints. Published by Kodansha International in 1983, 1st Edition, it features 1600 illustrations from 370 contributors, with 250 large color images. Each print illustrated is described by size, number, edition, publisher, and technique. Bright blue dust jacket, the cloth binding is golden yellow with grey lettering and design...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1940 item #1301423
A hard cover published by the Trustees of Worcester Art Museum in 1935. The cover has olive paper on board with a tan paper label and spine. There is some splitting on the seam and top of the paper spine/label otherwise fine. B&W plates. 187 pp.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Pre 1950 item #1301246 (stock #gab1)
Gideon Antiques
$145.00
Calling all Mixologists...Create a great cocktail with a past? This 1946 First Edition of The Stork Club Bar Rinehart and Company, Inc., New York, is the real thing. Hardcover. Book Condition is very good with age appropriate use. No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall, having the Rinehart seal at the top of the copyright page. Book is bound in bright red cloth. Has decorative illustration (of a stork) on the front cover...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : New item #1300602 (stock #TRC1533)
An art book featuring the poems, paintings, collaborations, ceramics and bamboo art of Otagaki Rengetsu (1791-1875). Released by the Rengetsu Foundation Project in conjunction with an exhibition of her work at The Nomura Art Museum in Kyoto, Japan. Oversized horizontal format, 208 pages on fine, heavyweight, pearl-finished paper, with 122 illustrations in full color, extensive endnotes, a full biography and 33 episodes from the life of the nun...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1970 item #1297902 (stock #b6815)
Brian Page Antiques
£55.00
Sale price (was £65)
Bibliography of the Japanese Empire by Fr. Von Wenckstern. 1970. 2 Vols.  24.5 x 18 cms. Quarto, bound in buckram...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 2000 item #1293938 (stock #BO3)
Fine Chinese paintings dating from the 10th century to the 20th century
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 2000 item #1293934 (stock #BO2)
With a forward written in both English and Chinese, this book is a great resource for all those interested in seals from various time periods. With hundreds of pictures of not only the seals themselves, but also their imprints, for those who read seal script this book is a goldmine of information. For those, like myself, who are not literate in Chinese it is still an invaluable resource for the identification of seals.