In The Neatest, Most Fashionable Manner: THREE CENTURIES OF ALEXANDRIA SILVER. Catalogue & Exhibition By Catherine B. Hollan. Alexandria, Virginia: The Lyceum, (1994). 4to. Original wrappers. Fully illustrated. 189 pages.
TOGETHER WITH: A Xerox copy of an exhibition catalogue - A CENTURY OF ALEXANDRIA, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA & GEORGETOWN SILVER 1750-1850. Corcoran Gallery of Art, 1966. 27 pages. Illustrated. (see enlargement 5).
What a cool item. This is a signed copy of the book Emden Ayesha by the famous captain of the Emden Kapitanleutnant Hellmuth Von Mucke. Interestingly enough, the book was printed in Berlin in 1917. No doubt the story of this famous naval personality was used as propaganda to encourage the German populace in their war effort. Von Mucke was famous for his impressive success in commerce raiding and quickly became a national hero. Obviously this book is written in German...
Invaluable resource. A hardcover with its original dustjacket in very good condition. Published in 1981 by the Smithsonian Illustrated Library Of Antiques and prepared by The Cooper-Hewitt Museum. Includes 25 colorplates, 120 black-and-white photographs. 128pgs.
AMERICAN SILVER. By John Marshall Phillips. With fifty-six reproductions in color and monochrome and fourteen text illustrations in line. New York, Chanticleer Press, (1949). 8vo. Cloth with paper label on spine. Covers from the seventeenth to nineteenth century. 128 pages.
CHURCH SILVER OF COLONIAL VIRGINIA. An Exhibition Organized by The Virginia Museum Feb. 2 - March 8, 1970. 4to. Original wrappers. Illustrated. 112 pages. Examples of fine Colonial silver from 36 Virginia Churches are shown and described.
SILVERSMITHS OF LANCASTER, PENNSYLVANIA. 1730 - 1850. By Vivian S. Gerstell. Lancaster COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY, 1972. 8vo. Cloth. Fully illustrated. 42 silversmiths are listed with examples of their work and pictures of their marks. In very fine condition.
Coins of the Holy Land: The Abraham and Marian Sofaer Collection at The American Numismatic Society and the Israel Museum (Ancient Coins in North American Collections)
Author: Ya’akov Meshorer with Gabi Bijovsky and Wolfgang Fischer-Bossert...
Author- Helen Cody Wetmore. Hard cover with dustjacket published in 1918 by Grosset & Dunlap.Foreword by Zane Grey. The jacket shows signs of wear,the front orange board has a light stain in the lower right corner and the text block is slightly darkened.
Pirkei Avos Book, Hand Crafted, Collector's Ed. 93 of 613. Contemporary Leather Bound with Illuminations, 21 1/2" x 17 1/2" x 3 1/2". Commentary by Rabbi Yonah Weinrib. Rabbi Yonah Weinrib is an artist/ calligrapher who specializes in elaborate, researched based manuscript illumination. One of his commissions was for a presentation award by JNF to The King of Jordan. He is the co-author and illuminator of the Bar Mitzvah Treasury with Rabbi Yaakov Salomon...
The History of the War With Russia, Giving Full Details of the Allied Armies, Comprising Portraits of Celebrated Commanders; Events of the War; Battle Scenes; Views of Celebrated Places in the Seat of the War; Maps, Plans, Etc. , by Henry Tyrell, Esq., Vol. II and III, with steel engravings. Good condition with some foxing.
Catalogue of The International Exhibition of Chinese Art 1935-6, Fourth Edition, Royal Academy of Arts, London. Printed by William Clowes and Sons, Limited; London. Preface by Lytton, William Llewellyn. Introduction by Laurence Binyon. Folding map. 288 pages and advertisements.
Historical magazine published in 1970. Primarily black and white photos. Newport Tennis, Providence Showtown, Rhode Island State Houses, Rhode Island School of Design and Kingston's Cultural Heritage are just some of the wonderful articles featured. The cover shows wear appropriate for age with a tiny tear on the front edge and creasing on the upper back edge. Former library copy with no markings.
The Work of Szukalski by Stanislaw Szukalski
Published by: Covici-McGee Chicago, 1923. Hardcover. First edition, numbered 231 of an unspecified limited edition, hardcover, oblong quarto (4to), unpaginated, contains 14 color plates (tissue-guard protected) and 133 black & white plates.. Book near fine with slightly toned spine, tight binding , text clean and is unmarked. No DJ.
Stanislaw Szukalski (1893–1987) was a Polish-born painter and sculptor...
Published in June 1910 by Methuen & Co. London. Blue boards with ornate gilt lettering on the spine. The boards show signs of wear on the edges and there is light foxing on the map/paste down. Two pages with illustrations have separated. The back pages reference books published by Methuen.
Here is a rare hard cover entitled "Dick Gregory's Natural Diet for Folks Who Eat: Cookin' with Mother Nature" with its original dustjacket and signed by the author "To You from Me Dick Gregory". Published by Harper & Row 1973. This is a nice tight book with no script (with the exception of the inscription on the front endpaper), however the dustjacket shows some wear with light staining and small tears. Gregory suggests diets for both humans and animals. Direct from original owner/recipient.
A 15th Century French Medieval Period "Book of the Hours" illuminated folio or page on velum (both front & back of page shown), brilliantly colorful hand painted and gold leaf boarder & capital lettering. School of maitre Francoise, c. 1470. Custom matted and gold leaf, double glazed frame. Dimensions: 10 1/2" H x 8 4/3" W Shipping extra. Connecticut residents and buyers picking up in Connecticut add 6.35% state sales tax...
An early hard cover edition published by James R Osgood, 1875.
Terracotta boards with gilt title imprinted on the spine and facsimile signature on the cover. On page 58 there is an error "interferred" for "interfered". Cocoa brown endpapers. The boards show light wear otherwise a nice tight copy.Poems.
First edition(unstated). Hardcover with brown boards published in 1896 by Houghton Mifflin & Co. Boston. Boards show light wear with the corners slightly worn. Pages 257 thru 262 are creased with a tiny tear on the edge of the pages, otherwise a nice tight edition. Inscribed "Irma 1901" on the free front endpaper. Stories include - Barker's Luck; A Yellow Dog; A Mother of Five; Bulger's Reputation; In the Tules; A Convert of the Mission; The Indiscretion of Elsbeth; The Devotion of Enriquez.