This Book is an Indispensable Resource for Anyone who has a Interest in This Absorbing Subject.Every Major Category of Antiques is Discussed in Depth by a Renowned Expert.
EXCELLENT CONDITION. Downs American Furniture Federal First Edition. 1952. Illustrated. Queen Anne and Chippendale Periods. Authored by Joseph Downs. Queen Anne and Chippendale Periods. Forward by Henry Francis du Pont. The Macmillan Company: NEW YORK. 1952.
American Furniture--Queen Anne and Chippendale Periods In The Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum. Authored by Joseph Downs. Copyright 1952 by The MacMillan Company. Forward by Henry Francis du Pont. Fabulous Book in Excellent Condition.
Containing all the Original Plates "REPRINTED" from the First Royal Octavo Edition. Thunder Bay Press.
In the Early 1800's John James Audubon Embarked on an Ambitious Twin Journey. A physical journey around a large unknown North America,and an artistic Journey aimed at painting all of the Continent's Birds. While he didn't get to every species,he studied and painted a majority of the Country's Bird Life. This brought a new understanding to science as well as the interested layperson...
This Wonderful Book American Furniture by Joseph Downs Illustrates the Queen Anne and Chippendale Periods (1725-1788). The Author is Joseph Downs. We have not taken the pictures showing the dust cover which has tears from being handled over the years. But we will include it with this Wonderful Book to the Buyer. Other Than the Dust Cover this Book is in Fabulous Condition!!!
This book by Harold Lewis Bond,"AN ENCYCLOPEDIA of ANTIQUES" was written in 1946. Tudor Publishing Company, New York. Copyright 1937.
Printed in United States by Colonial Press in Clinton,Mass. Furniture and Periods,Pottery and Porcelain,Glass,Textiles,Metals. Great Pictures Throughout this Fine Book. Very Good Condition.
An early edition published in 1897 by Houghton Mifflin. The green cloth boards show wear and the endpapers are coming away from the spine.
First Edition/Second State. Published by McMillan - June 1905. Please see photos for copyright date + Metropolitan stamps. A white spectre is featured on the cover. Illustrated by Henry Hutt and T.C. Lawrence. The green boards have light spotting and show some wear; there are small pencil notations on the pastedown and the owner's name is noted on the first title page. The top edge of the pages are gilt and the book is slightly cocked. Page 19 with an illustration has separated. Slight foxing.
Offered is a Hardcover 1st edition of Robert Motherwell on Paper written by David Rosand and published by Harry N Abrams January 1st 1997.This 208 page book includes 169 illustrations of which 101 are full-page color plates. This book focuses entirely on the large body of drawings, prints, and collages made by the Abstract Expressionist painter Robert Motherwell...
The Encyclopedia of Furniture Authored by Joseph Aronson. Crown Publishers, New York.
Copyright 1938. 15TH. Printing December 1951.
Compiled by "THE CONNOISSEUR". Editor: L.G.G. RAMSEY, F.S.A.--London.First Published March 1954,reprinted October 1954 and January 1956.
EXCELLENT CONDITION. This is a great book in Excellent Condition. 284 Pages, all in Excellent Condition.
Two volumes in one. Furniture Treasury,Wallace Nutting. Two Volumes In One. Mostly of American Origin. All Periods of American Furniture with some Foreign examples in America. Also American hardware and household utensils. FIVE THOUSAND ILLUSTRATIONS With Descriptions on the Same Page. Volumes ONE and TWO in ONE. Unabridged.
American Antiques Furniture by Edgar G. Miller,JR. with 2,115 Illustrations in Two Volumes. Since its publication in 1937, this Two-Volume work has been the standard introduction and practical guide to the identification of American Antique Furniture of all styles and periods prior to 1840. Both Volumes are in Good Condition.
Glass,A Handbook and a Guide To the Museum Collection, By W. B. Honey, Victoria and Albert Museum. The Front Cover has a Tear. Glass, A Handbook fob the Study of Glass Vessels of all periods and countries & A Guide to The museum Collection By W.B. HONEY.
London: Published Under The Authority Of The Ministry Of Education: MCMXLVI. First Printed in 1946. Crown Copyright Reserved. Printed in Great Britain By The Shenval Press,London and Hertford.
Inside page dated 1908 by C.O.LIDDELL--Whom I do not know who he is!! This Book is Over 100 YEARS OLD. Titled HOW-TO-IDENTIFY OLD-CHINESE -PORCELAIN. I Have Googled this Book and the Author and this is a very important Book. Unfortunately the Covers are in Bad Shape from all these years, I presume. The Inside of the Book is in Good Condition. I have come up with prices in my research for over $1000.00. I am pricing it at $200.00. That Figure is what I have been Offered by Several Book Dealers.
This set includes three(3) First Editions: DRIFT FROM TWO SHORES(Houghton Osgood 1878) , THE TWINS OF TABLE MOUNTAIN(Houghton Osgood 1879) and THE STORY OF MINE (Houghton Osgood 1878); also an early edition of Harte's Complete Edition of THE POETICAL WORKS (James Osgood 1877). Ornate brown boards with gilt lettering and black embossed design. Of the four, THE STORY OF MINE shows the most wear. The black pastedown has spotting, the boards show wear and the title page has separated...
"A collection of Poems; Consisting of Valuable pieces, not inserted in Mr. Dodsley's Collection, or published since. With several orginals by eminent writers Vol. IV." A small rare book missing its calf cover with remnants of it on the spine. Pages have yellowed and there is slight foxing. The first two pages are clipped on the bottom. "London Printed for G. Pearch and fold by Joseph Johnson, St Paul's Church-yard." The book is tight and there is no script.
Two Books for a great price. Covers are Torn but these are Two Old Good books.
The furniture Doctor,Authored by George Grotz. Lot of good information about dealing with antique furniture. Also Book #2--Collectors Guide to valuable antiques by Howard R. Block,Jr. This book contains all you need to know to prove the Authenticity of Antique Furniture,Glass,China,and Metal.
Covers on Both Books have Tears but the Inside Reading is GOOD!! A BARGAIN FOR $5.00 FOR BOTH BOOKS!!