A stated first (US) edition published by Harper & Bros. New York and London 1944. Original dustjacket with price ($ 2.75) . The jacket has tears and staining, a pencil notation is on the front endpaper, a name is imprinted on the inside board and a bookplate is on the inside back cover. The pages are uncut and slightly rippled. The blue boards are stained on the bottom.Sold as is.
A first edition published in 1914 by McMillan Co. New York. "Published September 1914 (etc). " Orange boards with blue and white design. The boards are worn especially at the corners, there is spotting and the book is slightly cocked however all intact. The pages have toning. A name written in pencil on the front endpaper has been erased.There is also a small tear on the last two pages including the endpaper where there is a faint pencil notation. Advertising is included on the back pages...
By Richard C.R. Barder. History and development of Brass Dialed English Grandfather Clocks. Like new.
by M. F. Tennant. Rare Book Un-read with slight shelf wear. Like new.
This book is a full-color catalogue raisonne interprets the distinctive furniture made by John Shearer, one of the most accomplished and intriguing furniture makers during the post-Revolutionary period...
By Nicholas A Brawers. In the first-ever book on the subject, Brawer meticulously details the ingeniously designed, elaborately styled, fold-up furnishings used by British armies since the ancient times. Rare Book, Like new condition with the exception of minor fading on the jacket spine. 081514
By Morrison H. Heckscher. A scarce reference work published in conjunction with Metropolitan Museum of Art exibition of Townsend furniture. Rare Book, New Condition 081514
This is arguably the most detailed study ever made of any branch of British furniture. Its unique scope embraces the work of hundreds of craftsmen throughout the country, working within the general tradition of their area while making individual style statements. As New Condition, Rare Book. 081514
By Susan E. Stuart. It is hard to overstate the importance of the Gillow material in relationship to the history of both British and North American furniture. No other furniture archive covers the same period of time and in as much detail...
French marble clocks are increasing in popularity. This book deals with this subject. Its opening chapters reveal the history of the marble clock along with information about their origins and makers. Some chapters take a look at the famous pendule de Paris movement that is found in many French mantel clocks from the 19th and early 20th centuries.
The French Marble Clockis the first complete book on the subject, written by Nicolas Thorpe, who is an enthusiastic collector...
8" x 10", very good condition, some old folded corners. Obtained from a lot of books at Christie's in 1999, this beautiful color catalog is printed in English and Japanese. Until recently this show in Tokyo could be attended only by introduction, and showcased the most extraordinary art for sale from the best dealers in Japan...
The "Glass Digest" started publication in 1987. We offer a few extra or replacement issues here. We have the following -- and more are to come: Vol. 1 No. 1, 4, 5, 6, Vol. 2 No. 1, 2, 3, Vol. 3 No. 3, Vol. 4 No. 5, Vol. 6 No. 3, Vol. 8 N. 1, Vol. 10 No. 4. (please don't get these glass magazines NAME mixed up -- there is "Glass Review" [an earlier publication] and Glass Collectors Digest (a later publication.)
Tansu. Traditional Japanese Cabinetry. Ty and Kiyoko Heineken. Used. The first complete and detailed introduction to tansu. Divided into 2 parts: the first on history and the second on technique. Weatherhill. ISBN 0-8348-0162-0. Fine, unread condition.
Satsuma. Masterpieces from the world's important collections. Louis Lawrence. Used. A unique combination of descriptive text and superb illustrations. A very necessary addition to the library of the collector. 220 pages. Dauphin Publishing Ltd. ISBN 1-872357-04-0. The book is in very good condition, minor wear to the dust jacket.
Ningyo, the art of the Japanese Doll. Used. Author Alan Scott Pate. Tuttle Publishing. ISBN 0 8048 3615 9. The principal forms, stylistic development, cultural context of the history of the Japanese doll. Full bibliography, contains color illustration on each page and many full color plates. Fine, unread condition.
Japanese Armor, used. This rare and limited edition book features the exceptional collection of William A. Galeno, M.D. Text by Ian Bottomley. 211 pages, descriptions and over 100 plates, mostly color, of the entire collection of: Armor, Helmets, Masks and Accouterments. 11.25"(28.5cm) x 8.75"(22cm). Fine, unread, condition. 1998, ISBN 1-880656-36-1.
Title of Book: “Japanese Cloisonne Enamels: A Private Collector’s Notes and Reference Guide”
Author: Gary H. Yoshino, please see photo No. 4 his profile
Publisher: Gary Yoshino & Associates:
Published Year : 2007
The size of Book: 11 3/8"x 8 7/8" x 1", Hardcover...
Volume I of 2 published in 1879 by Houghton Osgood & Co. Boston. This is an oversized illustrated copy with embossed leather boards and gilt lettering. The boards show wear especially at the corners,there is a split between the frontispiece and the title page ( the binding on the whole is intact), the gilt pages have a few curls (see photos), and there is light toning.