A complete three volume boxed set published in 1946 by Alfred A Knopf. Volume I includes The Bridal Wreath and Volume II, The Mistress of Husaby...
These two volumes offer a comprehensive corpus of ceramic forms and their typological development organized according to period, geographical region, and cultural tradition. The focus of each chapter is on the most characteristic pottery types and decorative motifs selected from a wide range of sites.
Unique in scope, this publication presents a wide range of ceramic types accompanied by specially prepared pottery plates and color photos illustrating thousands of forms...
Comprehensive catalogue Pharaoh in Canaan: The Untold Story accompanies a major exhibition at the Israel Museum on the subject of Egyptian-Canaanite relations from the end of the fourth millennium BCE until the collapse of the Egyptian Empire in Canaan ca. 1130 BCE. The topics discussed in the catalogue range from the history of the political relations between Egypt and Canaan through the fascinating and at times surprising impact of their cultures on one another...
This amazing work is the accompanying monumental publication to the exhibition opening for the first time to the public January 2013 at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem, "Herod the Great: The King's Final Journey." It is the first exhibition entirely dedicated to Herod the Great, Israel’s greatest builder, as well as one of the most controversial figures in Jewish history...
GUIDE TO BIBLICAL COINS 5th Edition
By David Hendin
values by Hebert Kreindler
6 x 9 inch, study stitch-bound hardcover
with full color dustjacket
How has the book changed?
1. Complete listing of Judaea Capta series, the first time this has been assembled as a series in a single volume with other Judaean and Biblical coins, exceeding even the coins listed in the new Roman Imperial Coinage...
Two rare and collectible books written by JA Spencer DD and published by Johnson Fry & Co, NY in 1858 .. "from the earliest period to the adminstration of James Buchanan..Ilustrated with highly finished steel engravings." The pages are gilt edge, the covers have separated and one is missing. Two pages have an old imprint of a leaf...
A first edition thirteenth impression dated April 1964. Published by Victor Gollancz Ltd, London. The jacket shows modest wear especially at the corners and the back flap is missing;there is also a stamp on the front free paper and a name written in pencil on the pastedown.Please notice the bottom "1" label on the jacket.
Ca 1887 A hard bound copy that highlights the first battle of the Civil War with maps as well as Lee's invasion of Pennsylvania and the Battle at Chickamauga.There is also a story on Lincoln. Wonderfully illustrated with drawings, black and white photos and maps.The book is slightly musty with some foxing especially at the end papers, and there a small section of worm damage on the bottom inside corner from page 945 thru the back page and pastedown.Great resource for Civil war buffs.
A very nice calico covered English grammar book published in Hartford Ct. The inscription in side the cover is Oliver H. Almy (Jr?) Book Little Compton RI.
May 5th AD 1845.
The book is 7 1/4" by 4 1/2". The cover shows wear at the corners. There is a nice shadow inside indicating the cloth cover has been on a very long time.
An early English(possibly first) edition published by W.Foulsham London, and translated and edited by E.J .Harrison, 3rd Dan. Illustrated. The dustjacket is worn and chipped on the edges. There is no date noted. 246pp.
A highly collectible first edition with jacket published in 1958 by Sankei International, Tokyo. Remnants of an old label is on the front pastedown, a price is noted in pencil, and the original jacket has small tears and paper loss at the spine.The back of the brown board has a minor bump.Illustrated.125pp.
Re-Creating the Word: Painted Ceramics of the Prehistoric Southwest is a survey of prehistoric ceramic art created by anonymous artists of the Southwest. Through an analysis of the ceramic artworks, author Barbara L. Moulard examines the cultural and mythological traditions and worldviews of the Hohokam, Mogollon, and Pueblo (Anasazi) societies...
Book: Dragon Sea - Vietnamese Hoi An Hoard - Hard Back 1st Edition
Published price £18.99. Our price £8.50.
This book, "Dragon Sea", by Frank Pope is essentially the story of a 15th century shipwreck that came to be known as the "Hoi An Hoard"...
Stated first edition published in 1961 by Chilton Books, Philadelphia. The jacket has small tears and wear and a name is inscribed on the front free paper otherwise the book is fine. Illustrated.228pp.
A French (seventh edition) published by Mercvre de France in 1911. Volume 2 apparently of a set. There are leather boards with marbled endpapers. The pages have yellowed and there is a remnant of a label on the front pastedown.214pp
Here is a rare first edition published in 1825 in London by Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green. There are calf boards with a marbled pastedown which has some spotting both on the front and back.The textblock has darkened, the corners of the boards and a section of the spine show modest wear but the book is intact.Light foxing. 303pp. Fine condition for its age.
We are pleased to offer for your buying consideration a FABULOUS RARE ANTIQUE RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS ILLUSTRATED "PUSS IN BOOTS" CHILDREN'S FAIRY TALE BOOK!
With all of it's beautiful original large COLORFUL LITHOGRAPHS telling of the famous children's story, whether a collector of ANTIQUE BOOKS or just wanting that perfect display piece for ANTIQUE DOLLS, you will love this hard to find piece of VICTORIAN EPHEMERA!
The book measures an IMPRESSIVE SIZE 14 1/2" tall by 7 1/2" wide, and featur...
A first edition hard cover with jacket written by Garth Clark and Margie Hughto and published by E.P. Dutton in 1979.The green pictorial jacket that shows wear along the top with a small tear. The book is in mint condition with only a small pencil price notation on the front free paper.Illustrated with black and white and colored photos throughout. 371pp.