All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1980 item #953619
This Franklin Library 'The Collected Stories Of The World's Greatest Writers' 1977 Limited Edition of "The Best Of Sherlock Holmes" is in excellent condition. The leather binding is pristine with gold embossing, measuring 9 1/2" tall and 2" thick. The pages are gilt and are in mint condition. Please browse our large selection of similar fine books as well as original art pieces and other antiques. Thank you for your interest.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 2000 item #393597 (stock #05.216)
Davis, Keith F.
The Passionate Observer - Photographs By Carl Van Vechten

Kansas City, Missouri: Hallmark Cards, Inc. 1993 Soft Cover. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. 120 pages. 59 full-page b/w photographs - Selection of portraits of the most prominent painters, artists, writers and musiciens of his time - Van Vechten's photographic career stretched from 1932 to his death 1964 - it was only one facet of his multi-disciplinary creativity, i.e...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Fiction : Pre 1950 item #1223613
Published in 1942 by Viking Press, printed by Haddon Craftsman. Hardcover with dust jacket that shows some wear. " First published in March 1942.." First trade edition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #840547
The Rise And Fall Of The Confederate Government by Jefferson Davis, Volumes I & II. New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1881. Volume I is 707 pages (Plus 4 pages of advertisements); Volume II has 808 pages (Plus 4 pages of advertisements). Volume I has all engravings and the map. Volume II has all engravings present as well as all 17 maps (Yorktown Williamsburgh map is very wrinkled and Operations in Mississippi map is tattered along the edge)...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1950 item #411116
This is the OUTSTANDING ART BOOK: FRENCH ART OF THE 18TH CENTURY, 1957 SIMON & SCHUSTER. 231p; folio size; 650 pictures of PAINTINGS, INTERIORS, and OBJETS D'ART. From a Virginia, U.S.A. Estate condition is VG ~ NF.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1930 item #460224
Cloth-Bound Hardcover, Harper & Brothers: New York & London, 1923. 12 1/4" Tall.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Contemporary item #385596 (stock #05.169)
Andel, Jaroslav
Alexandr Hackenschmied

TORST, 2001. Paperback, 140 pages.

Born in 1907, Alexandr Hackenschmied is one of the founders of modern Czech photography and film. He is better known here as Sasha Hammid, the name he took upon becoming a United States citizen in 1947, having fled Nazi persecution in his native Czechoslovakia in 1939. Since then he and his wife, Maya Deren, have played a key role in American avant-garde film...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1990 item #623445 (stock #07.031)
LOST HOLLYWOOD
Woody, Jack

Twin Palms Pub, Altadena, CA, 1987.
Cloth, folio, unpaginated, b/w photos. A near fine copy with no defects. 11 x 14 Inches 80 Sheet-fed Gravure Plates 144 Pages

In this lavish book, exquisitely printed in sheet-fed gravure, the Hollywood photograph is given a unique presentation with many of the photographs previously unpublished...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Contemporary item #389370 (stock #05.189)
Daido Moriyama
MEMORIES OF A DOG [signed]

Tucson, Arizona: Nazraeli Press. 2004. First edition thus (first English edition), first printing. Hardbound. Black paper-covered boards, with title stamped in gray on spine, with dust jacket. 7 x 10, 192 pages, 73 plates...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1970 item #1121917 (stock #ALib31)
Hobson, R.L., The wares of the Ming dynasty. Rutland/Tokyo: Charles E. Tuttle Company 1962. With dust jacket and with card board slip case. 1st edn. Little tear in back of dust jacket, all in all in near new condition.
Book on ceramics and porcelain with 9 color plates, 50 b/w plates, hand drawn marks, etc.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1920 item #847052
By Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch. Illustrated by Kay Nielsen with 24 tipped-in color pates. Hodder & Stoughton: (London 1913). Bound in original publisher's paper-covered boards and grey cloth spine. The cover is decorated with a Kay Nielsen illustration in grey with brownish-red lettering and the spine has a gilt rose bush with gilt letters. There is wear to the extremities and the corners and spine are bumped. The interior is foxed throughout and the inner front hinge is starting to rend...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1837 VR item #336926
London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, 1819. Front Hinge Worn.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Children : Pre 1950 item #1028970
FIRST WHISPER OF 'THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS' BY KENNETH GRAHAME. Edited, With An Introduction, by ELSPETH GRAHAME. Philadelphia, J.P.Lippincott, (1945). FIRST EDITION. 12mo. Original cloth with pictorial dust jacket. Illustrated. The story of how the classic tale THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS came into being. The story was first set down in a series of letters to Grahame's young son Alastair, or, "Mouse" when he was on a visit to the seaside. A fine copy.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1990 item #982358 (stock ##7063)
This set is a rare Christie's auction catalogues on Japanese art from 3/20/1985 and 3/21/1985...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #174386
Leather bound edition of hardcover Poems of Early and After Years by N. Parker Willis. Philadelphia: Henry C. Baird, 1855.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1920 item #940281
James Sprunt, author. Second Edition, Raleigh: Edwards & Broughton Printing Co., 1916. 732 pages, with all maps. Bound in 3/4 black morocco leather and green cloth with gilt lettering on front cover and spine.; some wear to cloth. The interior is tight with occasional foxing. There is a 1/2" to 1 3/4" water stain along the bottom edge of the first 112 pages and 3" on the frontispiece portrait...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1837 VR item #176532
Leather bound edition of The American Advertising Directory for Manufacturers and Dealers in American Goods for the Years 1831 and 1832. Two-volume set. New York: Jocelyn, Darling & Co.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Pre 1920 item #1024498
QUALITY STREET. A COMEDY IN THREE ACTS BY J.M.BARRIE...