Chinese Sculpture, Bronzes and Jades in Japanese Collections, by Yuzo Sugimura, Honolulu, East West Centre Press, 1966, First Edition. Translation by B. Watson. vi, 45 pp text, 10 colour plates, 144 full page monochrome plates. Quarto, in cloth, would be very good except for a little rubbing of the spine titling, and small tear on the dust jacket....
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1980 item #31094
This is the ANTIQUE BOOK: MIDDLEMARCH by George Eliot, 1899. 8" X 6"; 752p; many interior b&w plates; light edge, corner, spine wear. Grade is VG. GREAT COVER. Add to the ELIOT ~ Antique Book Collection
Title page reads as follows: ALICE IN WONDERLAND/ THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS/ THE HUNTING OF THE SNARK/ A TANGLED TALE/ PHANTASMAGORIA/ NONSENSE FROM LETTERS/ The/ LEWIS/ CARROLL/ BOOK/ Illustrated by JOHN TENNIEL/ and HENRY HOLIDAY/ Edited by RICHARD HERRICK/ LINCOLN MAC VEAGH/ THE DIAL PRESS/ NEW YORK MCMXXXI/ LONGMAN'S, GREEN AND CO., TORONTO. Over to: COPYRIGHT, 1931, BY DIAL PRESS, INC. 439p; 8vo; many B&W Illus; edge, corner, and light pull wear; grade is VG to VG+...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1920 item #32213 (stock #1369)
Wonderful hard copy book chronicling the historic Farm Aid concert. The book is a first edition printed in 2005 and is an autographed copy by the concert's organizer and top bill performer Willie Nelson. The book measures 11" wide by 9 3/4" high and is in very good condition with original dust jacket and no staining, soiling, or tears to the pages.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : History : Pre 1920 item #32270
Following a B&W Photo Portrait captioned LEO N. LEVI... Title page reads as follows: MEMORIAL VOLUME/ LEO N. LEVI/ I.O.B.B./ 1905/ PRINTED BY/ HAMBURGER PRINTING CO./ 63-69 ,MARKET STREET,/ CHICAGO, ILL. 342p; 8vo; very little wear for 96years of age; grade is VG+ and some may grade higher. Mr. LEVI Fought Against the Persecution of RUSSIAN JEWS. Has a previous owner's name in Pencil front. Interesting BOOK.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : History : Pre 1920 item #32547
Following FRONTISPIECE of the STATUE PHOTO ILLUS. Title page reads as follows: PROCEEDINGS UPON THE/ UNVEILING OF THE/ STATUE OF/ BARON VON STEUBEN/ MAJOR GENERAL AND INSPECTOR GENERAL IN THE/ CONTINENTAL ARMY DURING THE/ REVOLUTIONARY WAR/ IN WASHINGTON, D.C., DECEMBER 7, 1910/ AND UPON THE/ PRESENTATION OF THE REPLICA TO/ HIS MAJESTY THE GERMAN EMPEROR/ AND THE GERMAN NATION/ IN POTSDAM, SEPTEMBER 2, 1911/ ERECTED BY THE CONGRESS OF/ THE UNITED STATES/ COMPILED BY GEORGE H...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Fiction : Pre 1900 item #35401 (stock #1858)
Out of print leather bound book,Rare books,antique Book by MAYHEW,Henry & CRUIKSHANK, George 1851: or, The Adventures of Mr. and Mrs. Sandboys MAYHEW, Henry & CRUIKSHANK, George. 1851: or, The Adventures of Mr. and Mrs. Sandboys and Family, who came up to London to Enjoy Themselves and to See the Great Exhibition. Pictorial title page, 8 Folding illus. by George Cruikshank, 8vo, full scarlet crushed levant, inner dentelles, t.e.g. London; Davis Bogue, 1851...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #38118
Title page reads as follows: THE HEROES by CHARLES KINGSLEY, etc. This is a STORIES for CHILDREN ca. 1875- 1900 beautifully gilded cover plus color plates. Stories of Perseus, Argonauts, Theseus. A Duodecimo Book. Condition is VG+ to NF with light interior oxidation
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #38930
This is an ANTIQUE WAVERLY GALLERY 1841. Title page reads as follows: THE/ WAVERLEY GALLERY/ OF THE/ Principal Female Characters/ IN/ SIR WALTER SCOTT'S ROMANCES./ FROM ORIGINAL PAINTINGS BY EMINENT ARTISTS. ENGRAVED UNDER THE SUPERINTENDENCE/ OF/ CHARLES HEATH./ LONDON:/ TILT AND BOGUE, FLEET STREET. XDCCCXLI. Approx...
Luke Vincent Lockwood is author of this 3rd ed. (2 volumes in 1) work COLONIAL FURNITURE IN AMERICA (Castle Books, New York, 1951). Orig. pub. in 1913 by Scribner's. This hardback (with so-so dj) is 11.25" x 7-7/8" and 398+354 pages. Important reference book with numerous photograph illustrations of antique William and Mary, Dutch, Chippendale, Hepplewhite, Sheraton, Empire, Gothic styles...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1940 item #41007
This is the BOOK: A CONNOTARY DEFINITIONS NOT FOUND IN DICTIONARIES. Authored and signed by a former Governor of VIRGINIA, GARLAND POLLARD, there are 118p; 7 5/8" X 4 7/8"; multiple illustrations; grade is VG+ NF. Entertainment and Humor, 1935 4th Printing
Henry Lionel Williams and Ottalie K. Williams are authors of this classic reference book ANTIQUES IN INTERIOR DESIGN (1966, A.S. Barnes). This hardback (with chipped, stained dj) is 11.25" x 10.25" and 387 pages. Features 445 black and white photographs to illustrate various room settings. Detailed, conversational text. Arranged in two parts. Part I focuses on individual rooms, such as the Drawing Room, the Living Room, the Dining Room, the Entrance Hall, the Bedroom, Decoration of Kitchens, etc...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1990 item #47889 (stock #88)
Edward and Sheila Malakoff's highly prized c1990 book showing the exceptional beauty of Pairpoint glass lamps which has been cherished since their origin in New Bedford, Massachusetts, between 1907 and 1929. The complete range and diversity of these magnificent, softly glowing works of art are shown together in this useful source and reference...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1990 item #47901 (stock #93)
Valuable guide to high collectable clocks of bygone eras by Robert W. Swedberg, Harriet W. Swedberg.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 2000 item #47902 (stock #94)
This is Ms. Thuro's companion book to Oil Lamps I. The focus here is on rare cased glass, colored glass and composite kerosene lamps and in combination with Oil Lamps I, is a valued addition to a complete study of the kerosene lamp. Has a 1998 Price Guide and is in hard cover measuring 9" by 12".
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 2000 item #51644
Brand New - In the Shrink Wrap - hardback copy of the Exhibition Catalog of the superb exhibit of Japanese Meiji period art entitled: "Splendors of Meiji - Treasures of Imperial Japan" - Masterpieces of the Khalili Collection. This incredible exhibit was in Delaware and Portland, Oregon - now over. This masterfully printed exhibit catalog contains photos and descriptions of ALL 400 + masterpieces of Meiji art - world class examples of Makuzo Kozan, Yasayuki, Ando, Yabu Meizan, the fi...
This is a GOOD LOOKING ANTIQUE BOOK...The HIAWATHA PRIMER. Title page reads: THE HIAWATHA PRIMER/ BY/ FLORENCE HOLBROOK/ Principal of Forestville School/ Chicago/ Riverside logo/ BOSTON NEW YORK CHICAGO/ HOUGHTON MIFFLIN COMPANY/ The Riverside Press Cambridge. Over to fifth line: Copyright, 1898. 139p; 8vo; some color illus. and MANY illus. of HIAWATHA and Native American symbols; grade is VG to VG+. Desirable CHILDREN'S ANTIQUE BOOK.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #52513
This is the BOOK: CHINA COLLECTING IN AMERICA ALICE M. EARLE 1892 1ST ED. From a former Antique dealer's personal Collection the size is 8 5/8" X 6 1/2"; 429p; MULTI Illustrations; light corner wear but no tears. Want it? Get it. Hard to find Antique here.