Adventurous Pursuits. Americans and the China Trade, 1784-1844. Margaret C.S. Christman. Published for the National Portrait Gallery By The Smithsonian Institution Press. City of Washington. 1984.
London: George Redway, 1896. This edition is 1 of 100, of which 90 were printed on Japanese Vellum and offered for sale only to Subscribers. Includes twelve Collotype plates of coins. Bound in 3/4 blue morocco leather and textured cloth boards' spine labels are red and brown. There is some wear to the extremities and hinges as well as some sun-fading to the front upper corner. The interior is quite clean and nice, although a few of the first pages are loose...
Leather bound hardcover edition of Memoires de Madame De Staal, illustrated by C. Delort. #447 of 600, from the Cortlandfield Bishop Library, 1891.
Mignonnette, her history, wardrobe and miniature world - 1878-1917
A reference book on the all bisque dolls linked to the famous French children's magazine, including patterns, printed fabric sheets and cardboard sheets as well as historical research. By Mathilde Héritier and Samy Odin (in french).8 1/4 X 11 3/4 inch – 296 pages – 83 photos
Livre reprenant l'historique richement illustré sur les poupées de poche (mignonnette), de la revue La Poupée Modèle...
A Vision Shared: A Classic Portrait of America and Its People: 1935-1943. Published by St. Martins Press in 1976. Text by Hank O'Neal, photos by Dorothea Lange, Walker Evans etc... This hard cover coffee table book is tight and clean however the dust jacket is tattered. A small stain is also at the bottom of the front beige linen board. Wonderful B&W photos that capture that period in time.
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.)
This Franklin Library 'The 100 Greatest Masterpieces of American Literature' 1977 Limited Edition of "The Sound And The Fury" is in excellent condition. The leather binding is pristine with gold embossing, measuring 9" tall and 1 1/4" thick. The pages are gilt and are in mint condition inside, with some light scratching on the exterior gilt. Please browse our large selection of similar fine books as well as original art pieces and other antiques. Thank you for your interest.
This fine book has 265 plates in half-tone and 26 plates in color and many diagrams in the text. London: George Allen & Unwin Ltd. Museum St., 1945. Excellent condition.
Bernard, Bruce & Birdsall, Derek (edited by)
New York: Random House, 1996. 360 pages. Hardcover in slipcase as issued. Near mint, no flaws. 11 3/4 x 11 3/4 ". Introduction by Bruce Bernard...
By Capt. Irving A. Buck and Pat Cleburne. McCowat-Mercer Press, Inc., Jackson, TN, 1959. Original blue cloth binding with gilt-lettered spine in very good or better dust jacket with some rubbing at the points and at the spine ends of the jacket. Very good overall condition. 378 pages; 9 1/2" tall.
With 365 Illustrations by Herbert Railton and Hugh Thomson. London: MacMillan and Co. and New York, 1888. Bound in full green cloth with gilt decorations on front cover and spine and the MacMillan & Co. logo blind-tooled on the back cover. There is chipping to the top and bottom of the spine with a 3/4" x 5/8" piece missing at the foot of the spine. The pages are heavily foxed on the first and last few flyleaves, but otherwise the pages are otherwise mostly clean. 367 pages; 11 3/4" tall.
This is the BOOK: PT 109 By ROBERT J. DONOVAN 1961 First Edition.
247p; 8vo; many B&W photo illus; dj is torn backside and nicked but normally;
plastic clear cover; hb grade is NF. From a VIRGINIA Estate of Quality Books...add this first ed. to the JFK Collection.
Book #1--Open Salts Illustrated Individuals and Masters--The Ninth Book by Allan B. and Helen B. Smith, Daniel M. Snyder. The Country House--Topsham, Maine.
Book #2--Old Salts By Mr. and Mrs. Addison E. Coddington. Indianapolis,Indiana. With added identification and cross-reference information by Ed. and Kay Berg
The New Vision: Photography Between the Wars, The Ford Motor Company Collection at the Metropolitan Museum of Art
Publisher: New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1989
Edition: 1st Edition
HAMBOURG, Maria Morris, PHILLIPS, Christopher, ABBOTT, Berenice, RENGER-PATZSCH, Albert, WESTON, Edward, KERTÉSZ, André, CUNNINGHAM, Imogen, RODCHENKO, Alexander, OUTERBRIDGE, Paul, STIEGLITZ, Alfred, BRANCUSI, Constantin, LISSITZKY, El...
Limited #181/300, signed by Andrew Wyeth. Boston: Gambit, Inc. 1969. Oblong folio 1/2 blue suede leather and tan cloth, with a gilt-stamped 'AW' on a leather label on the front cover. The book is housed in its original cloth clamshell box. Mint condition. Box measures 15" x 18 3/4;" book is 13 1/4" x 17 1/2."
This group of eight French leather-bound books range from 5 1/2" to 7 1/2" tall.
Anglo Saxon Classics:
Norrœna, Embracing the History and Romance of Northern Europe
ed. Erasmus B. Anderson (various authors)
13 volumes fully bound in dark blue leather with elaborate gilt tooled designs; some uncut pages. This set is #1 of the American limited edition of only 10, worldwide.
Published: New York, Norrœna Society, 1906