Miniature book that recounts the exploits of American naval heroes in the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812. Illustrated with wood block print portraits and battle scenes. Written and published by Edward W. Miller, No. 11 George Street. George Charles stereotype; T. K. and P. G. Collins printers. Measures about 3-1/4 by 2-3/4 inches. 191 pages. Gold edges. Most pages show medium browning and foxing with age...
How to Restore and Decorate Chairs by Roberta Ray Blanchard. Copyright 1952. Drawings by the Author. Published by M. BARROWS and COMPANY,INC. New York. A great book on decorating furniture. There are two methods of placing designs on painted furniture: stenciling with bronze powders on tacky varnish, and freehand or brush-stroke painting.This is a complete book from A-Z. We are including with this book a Hitchcock Catalog of Hitchcock Chairs,Benches and Rockers.
A coffee table reference book of fine art, jewelry and decorative arts including clocks and sculpture.Lots from both Sotheby's (London) and Park-Bernet(NY) are noted. Excellent condition.
Aspen Court: A story of Our Own Time" by Shirley Brooks. Published in 1860 by W.A. Townsend & Co, NY. Brown textured boards that show some wear especially at the corners. Light foxing, and the front board is loose but the book is intact.
A rare original printing with dust cover of the art book ANGELICA KAUFFMANN, R.A. HER LIFE AND HER WORKS by Lady Victoria Manners and Dr. G.C. Williamson, published by John Lane The Bodley Head Limited London. This 11-1/4 x 9-1/2" book has 272 pages and it was issued in 1924 in a limited edition of only 1000 copies. It has numerous print plates in colour and black and white and it retains the original Kraft style paper outer wrap/dust jacket with a printed spine...
"Poems; including The Saint's Tragedy, Andromeda, Songs, Ballads, &c." A Collected Edition published in 1879 by MacMillan & Co London.
The book is in excellent condition with the exception of a small tear on the side of one page (see photo) and an inscription in pencil on the front free paper (where there is light foxing). The top pages are uncut. Blue boards with a gilt lettering and bands.
New and correct English Atlas being a new set of county maps from actual surveys 1809 London John Cary.
Title map of South Britain and 46 County maps hand coloured.
This Atlas has been in my family for at least 180 years, the name Frank Bird appears he was my great aunts husband,
also a few pencil inscriptions which are mostly removable if so desired.
The cover I believe has been re-backed and as you can see quite worn.
The pages and maps appear to be complete and in quite good condition ...
Classic unit history: History of the 508th Parachute Infantry. First edition printed in 1948. This unit, the Red Devils, were part of the 82nd Airborne Division and famously served in D-Day and the subsequent Normandy campaign, all through the European campaign ad into occupation. This book follows them from training to the end and includes an Honor Roll in the back as well as a day by day history of the regiment...
Possibly a first edition. Green cloth boards with gilt lettering. Published in 1893.Illustrated. Includes 250 engravings - 885 pages."The Story of Government - From Savagery to Civilization..."
A nice tight copy with foxing on the pastedown,endpapers and on a few pages.
Three Collectible Books. Collecting Royal Winton Chintz,THE RAGE OF THE 90'S. Luckey's HUMMEL,Figureines and Plates. JEWELRY & GEMS, THE BUYING GUIDE.I ventured into the Antique Business IN THE 1990'S and became known as "THE KING OF CHINTZ". Those Hummel's have been Collectible for many years and the Ladies including my Wife LOVE that Jewelry.
This is for Two Annual Books. One of the Books is the Art Price Indicator International Annual Book. The other book is warman's Antiques and their Prices. 19TH EDITION, Edited by Harry L. Rinker.
All Five of these Kovel's Antiques and Collectible Books are in Decent to Good Condition. Kovel's Antiques and Collectibles Price list 1997. Kovel's 30TH Edition Antiques and Collectibles Price List 1998. Kovel's YELLOW PAGES--A Collector's Directory of Names,Addresses,Telephone and Fax numbers,
E-MAIL and Internet Addresses...
KNOW YOUR ANTIQUES!! How to Recognize and Evaluate any Antique--Large or Small--Like an Expert. Ralph and Terry Kovel,AUTHORS OF AMERICAN COUNTRY FURNITURE,DICTIONARY OF MARKS,ETC--314 Illustrations.
Cover has Tares!!
A Book of Porcelain,Fine Examples in the Victoria and Albert Museum.
PAINTED BY WILLIAM GIBB WITH TEXT BY BERNARD RACKHAM, M.A. Included are 28 Plates of Pictures from the 18th and 19th Century. A few of the actual plates are missing...
TWO BOOKS AVAILABLE. Green Guide to Antiquing in New England. We have gone through the two Books and have taken some pictures(12)of different Dealers/Merchandise who had advertised in THE GREEN GUIDE TO ANTIQUING IN NEW ENGLAND. They were only selected by "MY BETTER PHOTOS".
Evaluating Your Collection! The 14 Points of Connoisseurship!! Compiled by Dwight P. Lanman.
HENRY FRANCIS DU PONT WINTERTHUR MUSEUM, WINTERTHUR,DELAWARE.
French Furniture by Jacqueline Viaux. This whole story of French Furniture In this book is told from the few surviving Romanesque pieces down through the 19TH Century to the days of the Fourth Republic, which 'National' styles had almost ceased to exist...
This Guide was Compiled by R. Ferguson & S. King. Guuide to the Antique Shops of Britain. 1983. Antique Collectors'Club. DEALER'S WELCOMED!!