All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #725570
Second Edition, in two volumes, London: Richard Bentley, 1850. Bound in 3/4" green morocco leather and marbled boards with gilt ruling on leather edges and a gilt-decorated spine with raised hubs and six compartments. Bookplate ex-library copy with residual remains of card pocket inside rear cover; 9" tall.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #725353
Boyd's Philadelphia Blue Book: Being The Fashionable Private Address Directory, The Ladies' Visiting and Shopping Guide, and Philadelphia Club List, For the Year Ending March, 1896. Season of 1895-1896. C. E. Howe Co., Philadelphia, 1895. 7" tall and in fair condition with light stains and rubbed edges.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1800 item #724203
Philadelphia: Carl Cist, 1784. Fine early American binding in full original calf, with blind-tooled ruling on front and back. The spine has raised hubs and blind ruling. This 18th Century American/German work presents the Schwenkfelder view of Christian doctrines and precepts; Evans 18779. The pages have some toning and staining in the front and back few pages. 6 1/2" tall.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1800 item #724199
Neu-Vollstandiges Evangelisch-Reformirtes Kirchen Gesang-Buch Franctfurt am Mayn ben Heinrich Ludwig Bronnern, 1792. Beautifully bound in original full straight-grain red leather with gilt-line borders on front and rear covers; the spine is gilt-ruled in six compartments. Very nice condition. Book measures 7" tall.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1970 item #718351
Photographs by Horst, Text by Valentine Lawford. A Studio Book, The Viking Press: New York, 1968. Interior is pristine; dust jacket has wear on corners and edges, with a fold on the inside front flap. 195 pages, 12 3/4" tall, 9 1/2" wide.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Contemporary item #712264 (stock #07.177)
Les décorateurs Français des années 50

Hardcover, 336 pages, Editions Norma, 2002. Superb reference with illustrations of the grands French décorateurs of the 1950s...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1920 item #709851
Signed and Inscribed by Roosevelt; no dust jacket. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1914. The hardcover cloth binding is in good condition overall. 383 pages; Measures 9 3/4" tall.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1930 item #683924
Thornton Butterworth Ltd, London, 1924. The covers have some light discoloration and staining; the pages have light foxing. Previous owner's name and inscription are written on inside front cover. 12 1/8" tall.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1990 item #681357 (stock #B 091)
Kakudo, Yoshiko, Later Japanese Lacquers, Asian Art Museum of San Francisco. Exhibition, July 18 – November 15, 1987. With a Foreword by Rand Castile, Director.
14 pp., 23 x 15.5 cm. Paper. English text. 17 colour illustrations.
Almost perfect condition.

The brochure was produced in connection with an exhibition of Edo period (1615-1868) lacquer objects owned by the museum...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1990 item #679164 (stock #B 090)
Dees, Jan, van der Star, Renee, Uzawa Shogetsu, Collections Baur, Special Issue no. 42. Collections Baur, Geneva, Switzerland, 1986.
20 pp., 24 x 17 cm. Paper. French text. 9 b/w plates.
Perfect condition.

Designs produced by the Japanese lacquer Master Uzawa Shogetsu seem to grow out of smooth surfaces of the perfectly finished lacquer boxes and other items he produced...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 2000 item #679155 (stock #B 089)
Ducros Alain, Briot Alain, Paris Edo, netsuke & sagemono – convention 1994, Catalogue, 1994.
160 pp., 29 x 21 cm. Paper. French / English text Alain Ducros. Japanese summary and list of netsuke, 7 pages, Alain Briot. Numerous colour plates...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1990 item #678054 (stock #B 080)
Dunand, Frank, ed., Alfred Baur, Pionnier et Collectionneur – Pioneer and Collector. Collections Baur, publ., 1989.
82 pp., 22 x 19 cm. Paper. 14 colour plates, 6 b/w plates. Bilingual, French / English.
Perfect condition.

Alfred Baur (1866 - 1951) was highly successful, both as a Swiss businessman in Ceylon, and as a collector of Japanese lacquer and Chinese ceramics...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1980 item #676407
Norman Rockwell: Artist and Illustrator by Thomas S. Buechner. Harry N. Abrams Inc.: New York, 1970. Special Full Leatherbound Edition of which 1100 were produced. This copy is #A/26 and is signed by both the author and Norman Rockwell. The binding has some light wear including small impressions beneath the title on the cover and some chewing on the bottom left-hand side of the back cover. The height is 17 1/4" tall, and the book weighs over ten pounds.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #667352
Edited by John Gilmary Shea. New York: Bunce & Huntington, 1865. Green cloth binding, 288 pages. Front hinge cracked and bumped at the spine ends. 9" tall.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #667332
"Personal Reminiscences, Anecdotes, and Letters of Gen. Robert E. Lee" by Rev. J. William Jones. New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1875. Original green cloth binding is worn and stained, but the hinges are fine. There are six steel engravings and thirteen wood engravings in the 509 pages. 9 3/8" tall.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #667327
Book by John B. Bachelder. Boston, 1873 First Edition. Green cloth with some minor tears at the folds. There is a Gettysburg map included in the book. Presentation copy from the author; book is 9 3/4" tall.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1950 item #667311
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc, 1949. Stated First Edition, Signed Limited Edition #206 of 1000. In Acetate dust wrapper and original slipcase in very fine condition. Book measures 9 3/4" tall, case is 10" tall.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #613394
150 Superb Engravings on Steel. London and New York: London Printing and Publishing Co., Ltd., ca. 1880. 3/4 Morocco leather and cloth, gilt-decorated; front, lower and top of rear hinges showing signs of splitting, overall very sound. 12 1/4" tall.