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!!
Antiques Roadshow Primer, The Introductory Guide to Antiques and Collectibles from the most watched Series on PBS by Carol Prisant.
A take-you-by-the-hand introductory guide,the primary focuses on traditional categories of antiques and collectibles,including jewelry,silver,paintings,furniture,dolls,toys,metalwork,and porcelain.
First US edition published by Brown & Co Boston 1899. Blue cloth boards with black lettering. Issues: pencil notions on front and back free papers, the boards show wear, and there is a small section between the title and opposite page where something may have stuck. The pages are uncut.
Sold as is.
Beautifully decorated cover with blue boards and gilt design and edging. Published by the Peabody Medical Institute, Boston, 1881, the book is copyrighted by Albert H. Hayes. Noted as the "Latest Edition". Mint condition. Includes responses to letters from patients with recipes for medicines. Attached to the pastedown is a certificate from the Board of Officers of the National Medical Association at Philadelphia, PA that awards Parker a medal...
Published in 1856 by Ticknor & Fields. Brown calf boards with gilt edging and marbled textblock. Inscription on the free paper. Boards show light wear otherwise a nice tight edition.
The First Book of its Kind By Thomas H. Ormsbee. Care and Repair of Antiques. "How to keep Old Furniture in Good Condition with Oil and Wax. Restore Broken and Neglected Pieces: How to Repair and Enhance the Luster in Silver and Old Sheffield. We have two of these books. The other book has some notes written in it and a few small Tears on the Cover which we will sell that ONE FOR $2.00!!!
A green grain hard cover with black stamped title. Published by Alfred Bartlett Boston 1904. Wilde's facsimile signature is on title page and the introduction is signed "G". The boards show some spotting and light wear and there is an inscription on fly leaf. The edges of three pages have small tears.
Actually this Book is the RANDOM HOUSE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF ANTIQUES. Introduction by JOHN POPE-HENNESSY,Director of the British Museum.
Random House New York.
Two Reference Books on English Chintz China.
I got my start in the "CHINTZ" Era in the Antique Business. It was the HOTTEST PORCELAIN GOING in the Early 1990's. Two Books were written on this "Collectible". The First Book was "The Charlton Standard Catalog of Chintz" BY Linda Eberle and Susan Scott. The Second Book was written by my Good Friend JO ANNE WELSH. Her book was published in 1996. She use to come to shows and bought many pieces of Chintz from me and we became and remain Good friends...
Chinese Export Porcelains from the Collection of DR. and Mrs. Harold L. Tomkin. Museum of Art. The Pennsylvania State University. University Park,Pennsylvania. Catalog compiled and annotated by Olga K. Preisner. February 24--May 11, 1980.
Book #1--Open Salts Illustrated Individuals and Masters--The Ninth Book by Allan B. and Helen B. Smith, Daniel M. Snyder. The Country House--Topsham, Maine.
Book #2--Old Salts By Mr. and Mrs. Addison E. Coddington. Indianapolis,Indiana. With added identification and cross-reference information by Ed. and Kay Berg