Rare Books "In Two Volumes." This Edition is difficult to find, while subsequent editions of the 2-volume set are more available.
FULL TITLE: "The Life of Napoleon Buonaparte, Emperor of the French. with a Preliminary View of The French Revolution."
AUTHOR: "By the Author of "Waverley," & c."
[said author in actuality being Sir Walter Scott (1771-1832)]
PUBLISHER: "Exeter: J. & B. Williams...
100 Of The Best Antique Chests, Hiroji Sninoya. Publisher Sojusha Bijutsu Shuppan, Tokyo Japan. 219 pages with photographic plates and illustrations of the many examples of classic tansu. 1980. Japanese Text, with a 12 page forward in English. Hardcover, with additional Hardcover sleeve, 10.75"(27cm) x 7.5"(19cm). Rare edition, in near mint condition.
Chinese Ceramics, a New Comprehensive Survey. From the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, He Li. An impressive book, 351 pages, with over 850 illustrations, including 704 specially photographed plates in color and 6 maps.1996, ISBN 0-8468-1973-6. In near mint condition.
A collectible hard cover published by T. Werner Laurie, London and reprinted in 1958.
The red boards show some wear, sections are outlined with lots of notations and the introduction page has separated. Also, there are notes on the front endpaper and scribbling on the back board. B&W photos. A reading copy sold as is.
G condition, rips on outside of binding D.J. 64 Water colors, lithographs, & drawings by author. Hawaii before Pearl Harbor & contemporary drawings after December 7th of the devastation. The art works from this book are highly collected today, this is a great example showing MacLeod's beautiful work in the 1940s in Honolulu before and after the attack. Alexander Samuel MacLeod (1888–1956), also known as A. S. MacLeod, was a painter and printmaker...
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.
A first edition published in 1914 by McMillan Co. New York. "Published September 1914 (etc). " Orange boards with blue and white design. The boards are worn especially at the corners, there is spotting and the book is slightly cocked however all intact. The pages have toning. A name written in pencil on the front endpaper has been erased.There is also a small tear on the last two pages including the endpaper where there is a faint pencil notation. Advertising is included on the back pages...
By Richard C.R. Barder. History and development of Brass Dialed English Grandfather Clocks. Like new.
by M. F. Tennant. Rare Book Un-read with slight shelf wear. Like new.
This book is a full-color catalogue raisonne interprets the distinctive furniture made by John Shearer, one of the most accomplished and intriguing furniture makers during the post-Revolutionary period...
By Nicholas A Brawers. In the first-ever book on the subject, Brawer meticulously details the ingeniously designed, elaborately styled, fold-up furnishings used by British armies since the ancient times. Rare Book, Like new condition with the exception of minor fading on the jacket spine. 081514
By Morrison H. Heckscher. A scarce reference work published in conjunction with Metropolitan Museum of Art exibition of Townsend furniture. Rare Book, New Condition 081514
This is arguably the most detailed study ever made of any branch of British furniture. Its unique scope embraces the work of hundreds of craftsmen throughout the country, working within the general tradition of their area while making individual style statements. As New Condition, Rare Book. 081514
By Susan E. Stuart. It is hard to overstate the importance of the Gillow material in relationship to the history of both British and North American furniture. No other furniture archive covers the same period of time and in as much detail...
French marble clocks are increasing in popularity. This book deals with this subject. Its opening chapters reveal the history of the marble clock along with information about their origins and makers. Some chapters take a look at the famous pendule de Paris movement that is found in many French mantel clocks from the 19th and early 20th centuries.
The French Marble Clockis the first complete book on the subject, written by Nicolas Thorpe, who is an enthusiastic collector...
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.)
Tansu. Traditional Japanese Cabinetry. Ty and Kiyoko Heineken. Used. The first complete and detailed introduction to tansu. Divided into 2 parts: the first on history and the second on technique. Weatherhill. ISBN 0-8348-0162-0. Fine, unread condition.