The Battle of 1900: An Official Hand-Book for Every American Citizen. J. A. Wilmore & Co., Chicago, IL (1900). Bound in original light brown cloth with decorated cover and spine. No dust-wrapper. Some wear to extremities; a little soiled. Interior toned due to poor quality paper. First inner hinge cracked (Also due to inferior paper). Otherwise in decent overall condition. 9 3/4" tall.
ROMNEY GAY'S PICTURE BOOK OF POEMS. New York: Grosset & Dunlap, (1946). Pictorial boards. Illustrated in full color and black and white by Romney Gay (pseud. of Phyllis I. Britcher). Delightful images of children. Favorite poems for children by such popular poets as Rosemary Fyleman, Eleanor Farjeon, Rachel Field, et al. A fine copy in ORIGINAL PICTORIAL DUST JACKET. The fifth title in a series of books illustrated by Gay. FIRST EDITION.
Redemption: A Poem in Five Books by Joseph Swain. Cover partially detached and missing first and last flyleaves. Charleston, SC: Robert Missilbine, 1819.
Hard cover published in 1960 by Universe Books New York, Pierre Tisne, Editeur. Translated by W.J. Strachan. Numerous colored plates. A nice tight edition.
Edmund Kesting: Ein Maler fotografiert
Leipzig: VEB Fotokinoverlag, 1987. Original cloth, with dust jacket. 4to. 168 pp., with photographs and text and over 100 full-page photographs. Excellent monograph of Edmund Kesting as photographer.
Edmund KESTING (1892-1970)
During the 1920s, Kesting was at the center of the avant-garde movement in Germany, where he befriended Kurt Schwitters and Laszlo Moholy-Nagy...
This Easton Press 'The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written' 1979 Collector's Edition of "The Poems Of Robert Browning" is in excellent condition. The leather binding is pristine with gold embossing, measuring 10 1/2" tall and 1 3/8" 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.
A stated first (US) edition published by Harper & Bros. New York and London 1944. Original dustjacket with price ($ 2.75) . The jacket has tears and staining, a pencil notation is on the front endpaper, a name is imprinted on the inside board and a bookplate is on the inside back cover. The pages are uncut and slightly rippled. The blue boards are stained on the bottom.Sold as is.
The Group of Seven and Tom Thomson [Hardcover]
David P. Silcox
Firefly Books,hardcover,444 pages, 2006
The circle of gifted and zealous Canadian painters that dubbed itself the Group of Seven in Toronto in 1920 after working together a good dozen years would have been the Group of Eight if Tom Thomson, who, along with Lawren Harris, painted the most recognizable of the influential band's resplendent images, hadn't drowned in 1917...
Hardcover- no dust jacket. Volume 12 in the Little Journeys series.Great Scientists.Good condition - pages have yellowed. World Publishing Co. Copyright 1928 Roycrofters.
London: Saunders and Oatley, 1838. First Edition. Bound in full dark green Morocco leather, gilt-ruled and tooled decoration on front, rear and spine; all fore-edges gilt. Corners bumped, front upper part of hinge repaired, spine top repaired crudely, embossed Thanet House, Stafford Road, Wallington on second free fly leaf. 7" tall.
This set includes three(3) First Editions: DRIFT FROM TWO SHORES(Houghton Osgood 1878) , THE TWINS OF TABLE MOUNTAIN(Houghton Osgood 1879) and THE STORY OF MINE (Houghton Osgood 1878); also an early edition of Harte's Complete Edition of THE POETICAL WORKS (James Osgood 1877). Ornate brown boards with gilt lettering and black embossed design. Of the four, THE STORY OF MINE shows the most wear. The black pastedown has spotting, the boards show wear and the title page has separated...
BOOK. FOREVER LAUGHTER. By DON FREEMAN. San Carlos: Golden Gate Books, (1970). FIRST EDITION. A SIGNED AND INSCRIBED PRESENTATION COPY BY FREEMAN. Pictorial boards in original pictorial dust jacket. INSCRIBED ON THE FRONT FREE ENDPAPER:"To/my good friend/Ethel Race/for your kind reactions/to this book from the start/and for your wonderful way/of getting the most/out of life!/Cheers!/Don Freeman/March 1970"...
CHINESE EXPORT PORCELAIN by D.F. Lunsingh Scheurleer, published by Pitman in New York in 1974. 256 pages, 8 colored plates, 42 (two-sided) pages of black-and-white photos, and countless detailed line drawings throughout. Signs of gentle use but nothing I'd call damage, this book is in very good condition...
This Franklin Library 'The 100 Greatest Books Of All Time' 1981 Limited Edition of Leo Tolstoy's "War And Peace" is in excellent condition. The red leather binding is pristine with gold embossing, measuring 9 1/2" tall and 2 3/4" 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.
Standard work on Chinese painting" Osvald Sirén, Chinese Painting: Leading masters and principles, vols. I to VII, facsimile (orange cloth), Hacker Art Books Inc., New York 1973. 11 1/8 x 8 ½ inches.
Vol. I Early Chinese painting
Vol. II The first millennium. The Sung period
Vol. III The first millennium. Plates
Vol. IV The later centuries. The Yüan and early Ming masters
Vol. V The later centuries. The later Ming and leading Ch’ing masters
First printing May 1956 by G. & J. Publishing Co., Los Angeles, CA. Light blue cloth covers (corners slightly bent) with two small white smudges on the front. Good condition- solid, complete with very clean text. 152 pages.
Women at the Time of the Bible by Miriam Vamosh (Abingdon Press: 2008)
A fascinating exploration of life during Bible times.
Cortes, Jose Miguel G.
IRUDI LAUSOTUA: TRABESTISMOA ETA IDENTITATEA ARTEAN / EL ROSTRO VELADO: Travestismo e Identidad en el Arte (The Veiled Face: Transvest[it]ism and Identity in Art).
San Sebastian, Basque, 1997. Cloth over silk boards, no jacket as issued. First edition. 4to. 344pp, Basque/Spanish, with an English summary. A stunning and well produced catalogue for the 1997 Spanish Museum exhibition...