Dorrington-Ward, Carol (ed.), Fans from the east. New York: Debrett's Peerage Limited/The Viking Press 1978.
Hard cover binding with dust jacket.
Essays on fans in China (Julia Hutt), Japan (Joe Earle), Southeast Asia (Nancy Armstrong) an on Chinoiserie with 29 color plates and 79 b/w illustrations.
Dust jackets with minor abrasions (shelf wear) and covers slightly warped.
This Easton Press 'The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written' 1980 Collector's Edition of Henry James's "The Portrait Of A Lady" is in excellent condition. The red leather binding is pristine with gold embossing, measuring 10 1/2" tall and 1 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.
"Ancient India", Bulletin of the Archeological Survey of India, number 13, Year 1957. Edited and published by the Director General of Archaeology in India, New Delhi. Printed by the Job Press Ltd., Kanpur. 8 3/8"x10 11/16" (21,5x27 cm). 145 pages. Numerous drawings, maps and photos. A series of articles on the archeology of India, Afghanistan and Pakistan, by British and Indian field experts, published in the mid forties to the early sixties. Contents described on cover (see photo 1)...
Eugene Von Bruenchenhein Obsessive Visionary
Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, 1988. Softcover 160 pp., 60 color plates, 52 duotones. As new.
This major publication documents the life and work of self-taught visionary artist Eugene Von Bruenchenhein. Von Bruenchenhein (1910-1983) was an isolate or "outsider" artist from Wisconsin who produced several thousand works of art over a 40-year period...
This fine book is in excellent condition. Fordacre Studios, New Jersey, 1952.
Retold From Chaucer & Others by F. J. Harvey Darton with Introduction by F. J. Furnivall and Illustrations by Hugh Thomson. London: Wells Gardner, Darton & Co. New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, Publishers, 1904. Hardcover has chipping at top and bottom of spine with rubbed corners. Interior pages are lightly toned with some staining and foxing but very readable overall. 8 1/4" tall.
Spirit into Matter: The Photographs of Edmund Teske
J. Paul Getty Trust Publications, 2004. paperback: 154 pages.
Edmund Teske (1911-1996) was one of the alchemists of twentieth-century American photography. Over a sixty-year period, he created a diverse body of work that explored the expressive and emotional potentials of the medium...
This approximately 10" x 7.25" journal is in good condition. Published by the Wolfsonian, this issue was so popular that it quickly went out of print (OOP). It is now available from them only in a photocopy version. Here is the color original, paperbound, and more than 98 pages long. Shipping is an additional $2.50.
Articles are the following:
David Brett, "The Eroticization of Domestic Space: A Mirror by C. R...
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.
An excellent pictorial reference book covering the Koger Collection which features Chinese wares spanning the Neolithic Period through the Qing Dynasty. There are about 155 color photos with editorial by John Ayers. The photos here are really quite excellent. In our candid opinion, it's not enough of a reason to purchase an antique merely for the sake of a free book, but any client already seriously contemplating a purchase can enjoy this as a free extra...
Wydawnictwo Dolnoslaskic, Krakow 2004. 80 pages. Pictorial covered hardback. NEW.
Interesting book on Polish avant-garde artist, writer, and photographer Stanislaw Ignacy Witkiewicz, focusing on his remarkable paintings and pastels
This Easton Press 'The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written' 1977 Collector's Edition of Ivan Turgenev's "Fathers & Sons" is in excellent condition. The black leather binding is pristine with gold embossing, measuring 9 1/2" tall and 1 1/4" 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.
An excellent pictorial reference book documenting the famed Anthony M. Solomon Collection of Chinese Tomb Sculptures. There are about 60 high quality, full color photos plus some very informative text by Virginia Bower. The pieces represented mostly cover the Han, Northern Wei, Northern Qi, and Tang Dynasties This is a very good book for anybody interested in tomb sculptures...
This is the 160th revised edition published in 1989 by Bukkyo Dendo Kyokai and printed by the Kosaido Printing Co., Ltd. Tokyo,Japan.Hard cover with dust jacket in near mint condition. Silk bookmark.
THE RELUCTANT DRAGON. BY KENNETH GRAHAME. ILLUSTRATED BY ERNEST H. SHEPARD. (New York): Holiday House, (1938). 8vo. Pictorial cloth with printed paper label on spine. Original pictorial dust jacket. Designed by Helen Gentry. Printed by W.E. Rudge's Sons. Black and white illustrations by Ernest H. Shepard. FIRST EDITION. A very fine copy in slightly worn dust jacket.
This is a leather bound, hardcover edition of Hymns for Christian Devotion, Especially Adapted to the Universalist Denomination by J.G. Adams and E.H. Chapin. Eighth edition, Boston: Abel Tompkins, 1849.
Leather bound edition of The Mirror: A Periodical Paper. First American Edition, in 2 volumes. Only Volume 1 is available. Boston: Belknap and Hall, MDCCXCII (1792).
TAUCHNITZ EDITIONS. A.A.MILNE. WHEN WE WERE VERY YOUNG. NOW WE ARE SIX. Leipzig: Bernhard Tauchnitz, 1934. Original wrappers. Text in English. With black and white illustrations by Ernest H. Shepard. Each volume with statement "Not to be introduced into the British Empire and U.S.A.". Each volume measures 6 1/2" b 4 1/2". Covers show wear with tape repair on the cover of Now We Are Six. The copy of "When We Were Very Young" includes a 26 page catalogue of all titles available as of April 1934.