All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Pre 1940 item #1308045
Fabulous reference book covering just about every uniform from Fascist Italy during the war, starting with the 1926 Fascist March On Rome. Shocking number of color plates showing military, political, youth, female auxiliary and on and on. Catalog excerpts, detailed text, innumerable photographs and well over 100 color examples of uniforms in wear as well as page after page of various insignia, some of which are quite obscure...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1990 item #1307765 (stock #BK12)
Ancient East
$95.00
DESCRIPTION: From the jacket: “Art of Japan brings us a sweeping view of the long-lived Japanese culture in all its brilliance and beauty. Never before have all of the major arts been available in a single volume.” This large tome (622 pages) is in beautiful, like new condition. The book covers Japanese history and religion as it specifically relates to its art forms and architecture, and spans time from prehistoric ages through the Meiji Period...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1960 item #1307700
A stated first edition H-G published by Alcoholics Anonymous. One area (free paper opposite title page) is loose and coming away from the binding but intact. The cover has tears and a few stains otherwise a the copy itself is in good condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Children : Pre 1900 item #1307423 (stock #DSU-294)
Dorian's Doll Room
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We are pleased to offer for your buying consideration a FABULOUS RARE ANTIQUE CIRCA 1880's McLOUGHLIN BROS...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #1307287
"Exploration Of The Valley Of The Amazon, Made Under The Direction Of The Navy Department" by William Lewis Herndon and Lardner Gibbon, Lieutenants in the United States Navy. The brown embossed cloth boards are worn and frayed and there is heavy foxing, staining and smudging throughout. Engraved plates and statistics noted on the back. A rare copy but in poor condition. Sold as is.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1950 item #1307286
A gray hardcover published in 1940 by St. Anthony Guild Press, Paterson NJ. Possibly a first edition. Illustrated with wood block pictures. 240pp.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1960 item #1307285
Published in London by the Oxford University Press in 1958. This is a small, travel size book with red boards and red silk marker. Maps are included. The book measures 4" x 6". The boards show wear especially at the corners and the textblock is smudged on the bottom. Opposite the content page the page is a bit loose but intact. 563pp.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1960 item #1306070
This is a fine bible book cover with astonishing hand chased repoussé work of Jesus Christ and his four apostles on the cover and back. The bible was printed in Oxford by the University Press in 1953 and is a translation out of an original Greek version with the former translations diligently compared and revised by His Majesty's special command. The silver cover is marked 900 and looks to be made earlier than 1953. The lock opens and closes properly...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1837 VR item #1306068
This rare and impressive antique book of Catholic prayers Oficios Dibinos Del Domingo or The Prayer at the End of the Day is printed in Paris by Paris Déjardin, Impresor. It contains 228 pages in good shape except some loose in the beginning. Some spots and a few writing is also seen on a few pages. Otherwise this unique book of Catholic prayers is a jewel and in perfect shape for its age and kind...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Contemporary item #1305474 (stock #BK11)
Ancient East
$55.00
DESCRIPTION: “The Inro Handbook, Studies of Netsuke, Inro and Lacquer” was written for collectors who have discovered the delights of the miniature Japanese art forms. This authoritative and enlightening book offers a wealth of valuable information and is written by one of the foremost collectors and scholars in the field, Raymond Bushell...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1970 item #1305202
Wonderful vintage set of 4 British books dating from 1911 to 1963. The largest is a blue bound book, "The Poetical Works of Robert Browning complete from 1833 to 1868" published in London, 1963. The next largest is a blue bound book, "The Poetical Works of Matthew Arnold" published in London 1942. The next largest green bound book "An Anthology of Modern Verse 1920-1940" published in London 1963...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : History : Pre 1990 item #1305146
This is one of the original hardback versions which were immensely popular in fact, the printers ran out of stock and went on to produce paperback versions to meet the demand. This one has the additional sheet for a cannon and a list of all the prices realised. I find this is an invaluable source of reference and always have one by my side. Very minor signs of wear, a few small pencil comments but I would say in very good condition. The Nanking cargo is the most famous of the shipwreck c...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 2000 item #1305086
"A Mighty and Valiant Underground Army over 2200 Years Back". This profusely illustrated soft cover was published by the Shaanxi Sanquinj Publishing House. Page 12 is a bit loose but intact. Both color and B&W photos. 128 pp. Front inscription perhaps by the author...Please disregard glare on front cover.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1960 item #1304932 (stock #10022)
SHI ZHU ZHAI QIAN PU, four volumes, 1952 Beijin Rong Bao Zhai, woodblock watermark, original Brocade jacket, in good condition. 12 1/4 by 8 3/4 by 2 1/8 inches.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1990 item #1303739
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.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1970 item #1302956
This lot includes eight volumes - Vol. 3 Foundations of Science and Mathematics(1960); Vol. #: 4: Religion and Theology(1961); Vol 5. Philosophy of Law and Jurisprudence (1961); Vol. 6 Imaginative Literature (1961); Vol. 7 Imaginative Literature II (1962); Vol. 8 The Story of Ethics (1962); Vol. 9 Biology, Psychology and Medicine(1963);and Vol. 10 Philosophy (1963). Published by Encyclopedia Britannica, Inc. - copyright dates are noted...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : History : Pre 1900 item #1302813
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$795.00
MESSAGES AND DIPLOMATIC CORRESPONDENCE 1862 printed WASHINGTON, GOVERNMENT printing office 1862 Message of the PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES to the TWO HOUSES OF CONGRESS at the COMMENCEMENT OF THE THIRD SESSION of THE THIRTY -SEVENTH CONGRESS This book contains copies of all the letters to and from other Governments for the end of 1861-1862 including the opening of Japan to trade as well as the 21 page address Lincoln gave to Congress That included trade , population, revenue as well as the Ci...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #1302386
Ca Late 19thC. An ornate embossed gilt "pictorial" hard cover published by P.F. Collier, New York. This is a second revised edition edited by Charles Knight. No copyright date is given. The brown boards show some wear especially at the corners and spine edges.