All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Fiction : Pre 1920 item #155319
This is the DECAMERON OF BOCCACCIO by GIOVANNI BOCCACCIO in 2 Volumes. Famous Medieval ITALIAN work with 700+ pages in the 2 Volumes; 8vo; gilded top pages; multi photogravure illustrations by LOUIS CHALON; ART NOUVEAU Designs dating this production ca. 1900 to 1920; grade is VG+ (some may grade higher)...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Fiction : Pre 1900 item #154496
This is the ANTIQUE BOOK: THE MARTIAN by GEORGE DU MAURIER published by HARPER'S in 1897. 477p; 5 1/4" X 7 1/2"; multi illustrations by the Author; oxidation on the cover; light foxing page ends; pages 424 to 438 indented at the ends; grade is VG to VG+. A Desirable and Well known Antique BOOK from a MARYLAND Estate. jpgs give more info
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1930 item #130903
Russian pamphlet printed in cyrillic to remember the regicide of the Czarist family murdered by the Soviet Communists-has picture of Czarina-4 inches by 3 inches-shaken -some soiling-black ribbon-printed in US in the 20s--fine piece of history
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : History : Pre 1900 item #113528 (stock #B132)
The book, THOMPSON IN AFRICA or AN ACCOUNT OF THE MISSIONARY LABORS, SUFFERINGS, TRAVELS, AND OBSERVATIONS is the compilation of the journal kept by missionary George Thompson while working at the Mendi Mission in Sierra Leone, Africa, during the period 1848-1851...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Fiction : Pre 1960 item #110976
If you have a Retro room, here's a great tabletop accessory. It's the book club edition of March Cost's "The Hour Awaits." I don't know which dust jacket view I like better - the slick high-colored cover featuring an evening-gowned beauty (a princess in peril, no less) or the back with its incredibly Retro portrait of the Scottish actress-turned-author, quite a glam queen in her day...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #107940
This is the Book: The POETICAL WORKS of SIR WALTER SCOTT, BART. 647p; 12mo; edge and corner wear; embossed cover; multiple illustrations; grade is VG. This Book is being sold for the first time on the open Secondary Market, uncirculated to the general public until now...virtually "off the Shelf" from an Exceptional Virginia Estate of Antiques and Collectibles. jpgs give much more information.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : History : Pre 1900 item #96036
This is the Book: The MUSIC DRAMAS of RICHARD WAGNER by ALBERT LAVIGNAC, 1898. 515p; 8vo; bars of music on mutiple pages; two fold out pages of music; edge wear; slight interior binding looseness; grade is VG to VG+. From a VIRGINIA collection of Antique MUSIC BOOKS. jpgs tell the rest.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Children : Pre 1950 item #86617
A delightful framed nursery print by Mabel Lucie Attwell, captioned: "What's the use of a PERFECT DAY if you can't have a PERFECT NIGHT!". Measures 12 3/4 inches wide by 9 7/8 inches high. Framed under glass with a white painted wooden frame. The print depicts two wee tots frightened by a small mouse sitting on their bedcovers. Printed in soft, delicate colors. Note: THIS ITEM WAS ISSUED IN PRINT FORM...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #85641
This is the BOOK: WITH FEET TO THE EARTH by CHARLES M. SKINNER dated 1899. This is about Nature Walks and very well done with multi illustrations. 231p; 12mo; yes there is some foxing interior; gilded top pages; great illustrations tissue covered. Desirable ANTIQUE BOOK with Art Nouveau Influences
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1960 item #82599
Autographed! This best-selling 288-page hardback reference book has been newly revised for the 2nd edition. The expanded edition features 24 new color photographs (including more lookalikes and reproductions), 2001-2002 values in captions, newly documented factory shape numbers for Vista (& other lines), cross references to Crystal Green (in the Ivory shape list), and more! This is the book that introduced the popular Early Velmoss line as a ca...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1960 item #82598
This new hardback tells the story of Roseville Pottery (1890-1954), called "America's fastest selling decorative art pottery"! Over 800 stunning color photos depict raritie, plus shapes missing from factory pages, and dozens of unpublished factory documents...
Autographed hardback reference book, published in 1997. 372 pages. Over 1120 illustrations. Nominated for a prize in Distinguished Scholarship, given by the Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian Institution. Value guide. An intimate portrait of R. Guy Cowan and his circle of family, colleagues, designers, and students...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1980 item #67794
This is the BOOK: PT 109 By ROBERT J. DONOVAN 1961 First Edition. 247p; 8vo; many B&W photo illus; dj is torn backside and nicked but normally; plastic clear cover; hb grade is NF. From a VIRGINIA Estate of Quality Books...add this first ed. to the JFK Collection.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1910 item #67225
This is the ANTIQUE BOOK: LOVEY MARY by ALICE H. RICE 1903 CENTURY. The size is duodecimo; 197p; some interior illus; light edge and corner wear; grade is VG VG+. Well known early 20th Century Author.. add to the collection.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #52513
This is the BOOK: CHINA COLLECTING IN AMERICA ALICE M. EARLE 1892 1ST ED. From a former Antique dealer's personal Collection the size is 8 5/8" X 6 1/2"; 429p; MULTI Illustrations; light corner wear but no tears. Want it? Get it. Hard to find Antique here.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 2000 item #51644
Brand New - In the Shrink Wrap - hardback copy of the Exhibition Catalog of the superb exhibit of Japanese Meiji period art entitled: "Splendors of Meiji - Treasures of Imperial Japan" - Masterpieces of the Khalili Collection. This incredible exhibit was in Delaware and Portland, Oregon - now over...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 2000 item #47902 (stock #94)
This is Ms. Thuro's companion book to Oil Lamps I. The focus here is on rare cased glass, colored glass and composite kerosene lamps and in combination with Oil Lamps I, is a valued addition to a complete study of the kerosene lamp. Has a 1998 Price Guide and is in hard cover measuring 9" by 12".
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1990 item #47889 (stock #88)
Edward and Sheila Malakoff's highly prized c1990 book showing the exceptional beauty of Pairpoint glass lamps which has been cherished since their origin in New Bedford, Massachusetts, between 1907 and 1929. The complete range and diversity of these magnificent, softly glowing works of art are shown together in this useful source and reference...