History of Latin Christianity including that of the popes to the pontificate of Nicolas V by Henry Hart Milman, Dean of St Paul's in nine volumes Fourth and revised version London: John Murray, Albemarle Street. 1867. Full leather with gilt double line incised. Spine has five raised bands and gilt and red decoration. Marble endpapers with book plates and red page ends. Size is 7" x 5" Condition is very good with normal wear and rubbing.
London: Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans, 1849. Full deep navy Morocco leather, gilt-tooled front and back; all edges gilt with raised hubs on spine with six gilt-tooled compartments. 7" tall.
A first edition/first printing published by Viking December 1947. Brick boards with black design and original dust jacket with Steinbeck facing left. The price on the dust jacket ($2.00) is not clipped. The jacket shows some wear as seen in photos and there is a small dent in the front board and on the spine (photos). The book is in excellent condition with just a pencil notation in the front.
This Easton Press 1990 Collector's Edition of Bronstein's "El Greco" is in excellent condition. The leather binding is pristine with gold embossing, measuring 12 1/4" tall and 0 5/8" 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.
"The Unknown Craftsman: A Japanese Insight into Beauty" by Soetsu Yanagi, Foreward by Shoji Hamada, adapted by Bernard Leach. 1973 second printing, Kodansha. Hand-laid paper bound hard cover wit original plastic dust jacket. Book condition - New, small tear (4 cm) on plastic cover. 12 Color and 64 B/W plates. The "bible" of Folk Craft Theory (Mingei Biron) in English.
"This book challenges the conventional ideas of art and beauty...
New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1866. Bound in maroon cloth with gilt-crossed sabres on the front cover and gilt lettering and a floral device on the spine. There are frayed spine ends and corners, rubbed, bumped and a stain along the gutter on the rear cover. The interior is toned and foxed and lightly soiled in spots. 7 5/8" tall.
Netsuke Kenkyukai Study Journal, Vol. 13, Number 2, Summer 1993.
Bushell Raymond, Questions & Answers, pp. 5-8, Ulak, James T., Namban, pp. 9-12, Lewis, Edmund J., When the Twain Met: The Namban Influence Upon Japanese Lacquer Art, pp. 13-24, Moss, Paul, Let’s go Dutch, Namban Netsuke, pp. 25-37, Kress, Else, Tobacco Smoking, Namban-jin and Their Pets in Old Japan, pp. 38-48, Dean, Michael, Four Groups of Japanese Namban Lacquer, pp...
This is a three-volume boxed set of Dante Alighieri's "The Divine Comedy," translated by Thomas Bergin and illustrated by Leonard Baskin. Grossman Publishers, New York, 1969.
A very interesting reference book that is more a specialist's reference on a compilation of certain individual topics than a general survey book on Burmese wares in general...
By James Jones ~First edition, Scribner, 1951. Scribner logo with no "A". Black cloth bound with minor white smudges and slight crease on bottom. Some foxing on first page. No DJ. PP.861. Used but
in very serviceable condition.
A 25-page booklet, Imperial Glass by Lenox Catalog 1976-77 is in mint condition. 11" x 8.5".
"All Men Are Brothers (Shui Hu Chuan)" translated from Chinese by Pearl S. Buck with an introduction by Lin Yutang and illustrations by Miguel Covarrubias.
Limited Editions Club, New York, 1948.
This is number 443 of 1500 copies. Signed on the colophon page by Miguel Covarrubias.
2 volumes. Large quarto
Chinese style boards, sewn, light rubbing to lower edges.
Total of 688 pages plus colophon in Mylar dust wrapper.
Albert A. Hopkins. New York: Munn & Co. Inc., 1910. Bound in original green cloth with decorated cover and black lettered spine. No dust-wrapper. Some wear to extremities. Interior toned but clean overall. Pocket inside back cover contains six folding maps all in very fine condition. 7 3/8" tall.
(C. S. A.) By an Ex-Boy. First Edition, Richmond: Whittet & Shepperson, 1885. Bound in brown cloth with a blind-ruled and gilt-lettered cover and a gilt-lettered spine. The corners and spine ends are bumped and beginning to fray. There is medium wear overall, but the interior is mostly clean. A water stain runs along the bottom edge from the first free end paper to the Dedication Page but only extends at most 1/4" up from the bottom edge at any point and does not affect the text in any way...
Glass,A Handbook and a Guide To the Museum Collection, By W. B. Honey, Victoria and Albert Museum. The Front Cover has a Tear. Glass, A Handbook fob the Study of Glass Vessels of all periods and countries & A Guide to The museum Collection By W.B. HONEY.
London: Published Under The Authority Of The Ministry Of Education: MCMXLVI. First Printed in 1946. Crown Copyright Reserved. Printed in Great Britain By The Shenval Press,London and Hertford.
"Edward Hopper 1882 - 1967: Transformation of the Real" was issued in 1993 by the outstanding German publishing firm, Benedikt Taschen. Printed in Cologne, it features an enormous number of color plates fine enough to frame, a few black and white illustrations and an intelligent, comprehensive overview of the artist's work by Rolf Gunter Renner (translated by Michael Hulse)...
TWO COPIES OF MILLIONS OF CATS. BY WANDA GA'G. New York: Coward McCann, 1928. Oblong 4tos. Original pictorial boards. Copy No.1: First edition, first issue (Jersey City imprint on copyright page - see enlargement 4). Imperfect, this copy has been bound up at the printers lacking four (of 16) leaves, otherwise a very good copy. Copy No.2: First edition, second issue...
This is the ANTIQUE BOOK: LOVEY MARY by ALICE H. RICE 1903 CENTURY.
The size is duodecimo; 197p; some interior illus; light edge and corner wear; grade is VG VG+. Well known early 20th Century Author..
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