A Wonderful Time - An Intimate Portrait of the Good Life c.1974. This rare and wonderful book is full of extraordinary photographs of people living a life of luxury and opulence. This is the first printing from 1974. Very good vintage condition.
Herbert Hoover "The Memoirs" Signed Fourth Printing, with Letter from c.1951. Signed and inscribed by Hoover. The letter is on Herbert Hoover stationary, and posted from The Waldorf Astoria Towers in New York City. Bothe the book and the letter are signed by Hoover. Very good condition with part of the original cover (see pics)
Superb reference book on Japanese pistols from the WWII era and earlier. Of course there is an emphasis on the famous Nambu models but it does cover other relevant examples. Very gently used condition; Minor shelf wear with no damage. All pages are crisp and clean with sharp corners. Great reference to have if this matches one's interest. I am charging only $10 more then I paid 22 years ago.
DESCRIPTION: “Tibetan Art: Tracing the Development of Spiritual Ideals and Art in Tibet, 600 – 2000 AD” is a treasure trove of the creativity Tibet has harbored over the centuries. Amy Heller places Tibetan art into an historical and social setting, and has richly illustrated this work with over 120 color and 147 black and white photographs...
A blue hard cover and former library copy published by Hyperion Press.No date. There are library date stamps on the front end paper which is clipped.Seventy nine plates.
A former library copy published by Hyperion Press in 1949. The red boards show some wear, the front and back endpapers have been taped, one title page is clipped and there are library stamps. Seventy seven plates.
Very nice used set of 3 leather bound books good for display. One is in French and is marked Goethe Faust. The other is in English and is marked Cerise and the smallest is in French and marked Memoires De La Princesse Daschkoff 3-4. They are in good condition with a little fraying on the bottom of the books. The largest measures 7.5" long, 5" wide and 1" high. The stack is 3.5" high. Very good for display. The jar is not included.
We are pleased to offer for your buying consideration an absolutely FABULOUS and HARD TO FIND ALL ORIGINAL ANTIQUE MINIATURE BOOK "THE BIRDS EYE" & OTHER STORIES!
A VERY RARE accessory item for FRENCH FASHION and other antique dolls, as this TINY little book has 34 HAND TINTED prints and wonderful ORIGINAL STORIES to captivate both collectors of ANTIQUE BOOKS and MINIATURES!
The book measures a DIMINUTIVE 4 1/2" tall by 3" wide, with it's original deep blue EMBOSSED COVER and original spin...
A book club edition published in 1961. The dust jacket is worn with
tears and stains (as pictured).
...The Official Prayerbook of the Catholic Church." A small, rare book with soft leather cover published in 1888 by John Murphy (NY and Baltimore), printer to the Holy See. Prepared by and published by the order of the Third Plenary Council of Baltimore.
The cover shows wear on the sides and at the edges; also, the front free paper has a small pencil notation... a few pages are curled...Some text in both English and Latin. 792 pp.
This catalogue contains: archaic bronzes, jade, neolithic pottery, six dynasties wares, northern QI wares, sui dynasty pottery, tang unglazed wares, Tang glazed wares, Changsha, Yueyao, celadon, Jizhouyao, Yingqing, Dingyao,Yuan wares, Blanc de Chine, Ming wares, Qingwares, works of art and sculpture. Excellent condition. 316 lots, 195 pages. Sale December10, 1987.
This catalogue includes Doulton and Series Ware, Flambe and Sung, Limited Edition Jugs, Character Jugs, Figures, Lambeth Wares, Commemorative, Mark V. Marshall, Eliza Simmance, Frank Butler, George Tinworth, Arthur R. Hannah and Florence Barlow. 211 lots, 27 pages. Sale held October 23, 1989. Condition excellent.
This catalogue contains the following: glass,porcelain, interior-painted, amber, hornbill,mother-of-pearl, enamel, lacquer, metalwork, agate, rock, hair crystal and other quartz bottles and other snuff bottles, Chinese ceramics, Japanese and Chinese ivory carvings and other works of art, lacquer, Chinese textiles,Chinese paintings, erotica albums, Japanese paintings and prints, Japanese cloisonné and bronzes. With sales results. In like new condition. 610 lots. April 23 & 24, 1981 sale.
This catalogue includes Japanese lacquer, inro and shibayama, ivory, earthenware, metalware, paintings works of art, porcelain, textiles, cloisonné, Chinese works of art and sculpture, ceramics, paintings, textiles and furniture. March 27, 1982. Catalogue cover 'as is' but interior of the catalogue is intact. With prices. 303 lots
This catalogue includes netsuke, pipes and pipe case, ivories, inro, lacquer, earthenware,
porcelain, modern ceramics, cloisonné, metalwork, tsuba, sword fittings, swords, arms, armor, screens, paintings, prints, books and albums. Like new condition. 525 lots. S & H at point of sale.
This lot includes 13 volumes of the magazine LATIN AMERICAN ART, published from 1991 to 1994 in Scottsdale AZ, by Editor Michael Marcellino. With an emphasis on 20th century fine arts, from North America, Mexico, Central America, South America, and the Caribbean, the publication also featured a wide array of Latin American decorative and fine arts, from Pre-Columbian artifacts, Spanish Colonial art and decorative arts, to paintings and sculpture from all periods of Latin American culture...
This volume is a classic book in the study of tribal, ethnographic, or primitive art, and covers four areas of tribal arts: Pre-columbian Art of Middle and South America, by Ferdinand Anton, Later Indian Tribal Arts, by Frederick J. Dockstader, Form and Content of African Art, by Margaret Trowell, and The Art of Oceania by Hans Nevermann. Published in 1979 by Harry Abrams, it has 526 pp, with 564 illustrations, 302 in color...
Described as the most beautiful magazine in the world, the volumes of FMR are collectors items for their scholarly text and magnificent photography of some of the finest art, antiquities, interiors, and decorative arts of all time. Franco Maria Ricci was the Editor and Art Director, and these are English editions, printed in Milan, all from 1985 (volumes include #8, #10, #`12, #13, #14, and #15)...