A first edition published in 1852 by the American Tract Society. Written by Mrs. L. H. Sigourney. Small hardcover. The embossed boards show wear and there is light foxing throughout. Sold as is.
Unstated first edition published in 1920 by Harcourt, Brace and Company. Green boards with red lettering. The text block is uncut and there is a name written in ink on the front inside board. Otherwise a nice tight copy.
Author: Hobson, R.L.
Title: The Later Ceramic Wares of China
Place Published: London
Date Published: 1925
xxx, 156 pp. 81 plates (31 in color, 9 of which are folding). (4to) 29x21.5 cm (11½x8½") later red half morocco and marbled boards, raised bands, black morocco label lettered in gilt, top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed. No. 111 of 250 copies...
It is a rare copy of Indo-Tibetan Bronzes in near perfect condition. von Schroeder, Ulrich
608 pages with 1244 illustrations. Bound with slipcase. Visual Dharma Publications Ltd. 2008.
345mm x 240mm
This publication represents the definitive monograph on the stylistic development of metal sculptures in the Indo-Tibetan cultural region. Indo-Tibetan Bronzes, first published in 1981, is out of print. Antiquarian copies are very difficult to find...
RETHINKING OUR PRE-HISTORY. An uncirculated, author signed copy of this study of comparative anthropology directed toward somatic morphology. The physical features of indigenous peoples of both North and South America are reflected upon as well as hominids of pre-history.
HANDBOOK OF SOUTH AMERICAN INDIANS. Complete set. Seven volumes in great condition. Purchased from Bob fine Rare Books in early 1990s. These reference books contain an absolute wealth of detailed information of all tribes and cultures of the South American continent during the time of their compilation.Dated beginning from 1944. Volume 1, The Marginal Tribes, 624 pages. Volume 2, The Andean Civilizations, 1024 pages.Volume 3, Tropical Forest Tribes, 986 pages...
Published by Hachette in Paris in 1863, the text is in French. A quarter leather cover with marbled brown boards,the book has modest foxing but is intact. A small notation is on the front free paper and a name is written in ink on the title page.Light wear on the cover edges.
Comte was the inventor of the term/word "Sociology", the father of Positivism and an Enlightenment thinker (1798-1857).
A song book by H. S. Perkins titled "Song Echo". The cover and spine are really scuffed but I really like the graphics on the cover. It has 264 pages and has a complete list of the songs in the back. It is 6" by 7 1/2". A very interesting song book of that era.
Copyright 1892. The title page is missing along with the front free papers. The leather cover is worn and a bit tattered however, this book is sold for its maps. There is a map of the US which has a small tear on the bottom of page 9. The individual states are show later in the book- all are dated 1892 Copyright-King. The pages are gilt edge and all maps are intact. Sold as is.
Twelfth printing in 1946 by E.P. Dutton & Co. A blue hard cover- the boards shows some wear- the dustjacket is missing. Light staining on the inside free paper and textblock otherwise fine. 384 pages.
Collector's Library. Hardcover with dustjacket published in 1950 by Gramercy Publishers, New York.Translated from the Swedish by Lillian Ollen. Periods discussed - 101 accompanying photos.Light wear on the cover otherwise fine.
Twenty third edition published by the American Unitarian Association in 1874. Brown boards with gilt lettering and design on the spine. In good condition with wear only to the board corners and spine edge(s). Pages have some toning. Topics - slavery, war, emancipation, etc.
A first edition/first printing published by Viking December 1947. Brick boards with black design and original dust jacket with Steinbeck facing left. The price on the dust jacket ($2.00) is not clipped. The jacket shows some wear as seen in photos and there is a small dent in the front board and on the spine (photos). The book is in excellent condition with just a pencil notation in the front.
Fenton catalog for the years 1986-87 in color. 11" x 8.5", soft cover, 52 pages. Lightly scuffed cover.
Fenton catalog for production year 1995. Includes 90th Anniversary Collection, Family Signature Series, and more. Hundreds of items made for 1995. Complete catalog in color, 8.5"x11", soft cover, 45 pages.
Author: Augustus Spijkerman
Editor: Michele Piccirillo
Publisher: Franciscan Printing Press, Jerusalem, 1978
Historical and geographical introductions by M. Piccirillo.
Soft cover; XVI-322 pages; 82 plates.
Dimensions: 8.5 x 10.75 x 1.25 inches
In excellent condition.
Out of Print; Scarce.
A must have work for anyone interested in the study of Judean and Roman provincial coinage of the Holy Land.
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Samarian Coinage (Publications of the Israel Numismatic Society: Numismatic Studies and Researches, Volume IX)
Author: Ya’akov Meshorer and Shraga Qedar
Publisher: Israel Numismatic Society, 1999
Hardcover; 128 pages; 31 plates
Dimensions: 9.4 x 6.9 x 0.7 inches
In excellent condition
Out of Print; Scarce
Both detailed and engaging, this book is the most recent and comprehensive work on the coinage of Ancient Samaria...
19th 20th Century Colonial India Photograph Album including The Carolina Tea Estate, Conoor.
A most interesting photographic record of life in India including many figures, local festivities, elephants common and mythary subjects during the days of the Raj.
I believe that these were taken around the end of the 19th Century, beginning of the 20th Century.
There are eighty four photographs, each measuring 5.5cm by 8.5cm
All the photographs are presented within a hardback cloth covered Kodak ...