Crossman, Carl L., The China Trade. Export Paintings, Furniture, Silver and other Objects, The Pyne Press: Princeton 1972. Hardcover with d/j. XII+275 pp. with many illustrations in b/w and color. (d/j rather worn, inside good condition)
Schuster, Felicia and Cecilia Wolseley, Vases of the sea. Far Eastern porcelain and other treasures. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons 1974. Hard cover binding with dust jacket.
Book on vases from China and from Japan made of porcelain, bronze, jade and cloisonne, and also a chapter on ivory and on lacquer. Numerous color illustrations.
Few unimportant traces of usage on the dust jacket, all in all in near new condition.
Hobson, R.L., The wares of the Ming dynasty. Rutland/Tokyo: Charles E. Tuttle Company 1962. With dust jacket and with card board slip case. 1st edn. Little tear in back of dust jacket, all in all in near new condition.
Book on ceramics and porcelain with 9 color plates, 50 b/w plates, hand drawn marks, etc.
An excellent reference book signed by the author, Charles H. Carpenter, Jr. and published in 1982 by Dodd Meade. The jacket has a few tears ( see photos) however, this hardcover is in nice tight condition. A fine history of the Gorham Company (Providence, Rhode Island) and their silverware products. There are 295 b&w photographs, 8 color plates, 40 photographs of marks, photographs of 313 flatware patterns. 332pgs.
THE POETICAL WORKS OF CHRISTOPHER PITT. With The Life Of The Author. Bell's Edition. Edinburg (sic): At The Apollo Press, By The Martins, 1782. 5" x 3". Bound in full leather. Both covers have gilt tooled Greek Key borders. The spine gilt tooled with lyre designs in compartments and red and black onlays. Marbled endpapers. Finely engraved portrait of Christopher Pitt, A.M. (see enlargement 6)...
THE POETICAL WORKS OF JOHN DYER. With the Life Of The Author. Bell's Edition. Edinburg (sic): At the Apollo Press, By the Martins., 1779. 5" x 3". Bound in full leather. Spine with gilt devices in compartments and with red and black onlays. Plain endpapers. Contains a beautifully engraved portrait of JOHN DYER, L.L.D. "From an original Picture in the possession of the Rev'd Mr. Potter" (see enlargement 3). Drawn and engraved by Cook...
THE POETICAL WORKS OF THOMAS TICKELL. With The Life Of The Author. Bell's Edition. Edinburg (sic): At The Apollo Press, By The Martins, 1781. 5" x 3". Bound in full leather. Gilt tooled Greek Key design on both covers. The spine with gilt lyre designs in compartments and red and black onlays. Marbled endpapers. Engraved pictorial title: "Beneath a lofty tulip's shade/Sat the young lover and th'Immortal maid". Head of spine and joints rubbed but overall a very good copy.
THE POETICAL WORKS OF ELIJAH FENTON. With The Life Of The Author. Bell's Edition. The Poets Of Great Britain. Edinburg (sic): at the Apollo Press, By The Martins, 1779. 5" x 3". Bound in full leather with gilt ruled borders on both covers. The spine beautifully tooled with floral designs in compartments and with red and black onlays. Engraved pictorial title: "When Orpheus in the woods began to play". Marbled endpapers...
THREE PRAYERS FOR CHILDREN. Now I Lay Me Down To Sleep. The Lord's Prayer. Heavenly Father. Pictured By Pelagie Doane. New York: Grosset & Dunlap, (1941).4to. Pictorial boards in full color and gilt. lllustrated endpapers. Full color illustrations with gilt accents and beautiful illuminated initials. Please see enlargements for details. FIRST EDITION. A fine copy.
Published by Albert Cogswell, Bond Street New York 1880. Blue embossed boards with black floral design and gilt lettering. Stories include the Vicar.., Rasselas, and Paul and Virgina.There is old scotch tape on the front endpaper, an inscription, the boards show wear on the edges and the back board has a few stains. The content page appears to be missing and there is a tear near the seam on the title page. Sold as is.
A hard cover published by the American Book Company in 1897. Ulysses S. Grant is featured on the frontispiece. Charcoal gray cover with black lettering. While the binding is tight, the boards are soiled/stained, the pages have yellowed and there are brown stains on some pages and faint pencil script on one. Inscribed. Slightly musty- Sold as is.
by John Rewald, hard cover with dust jacket, in very good condition (slight binding wear). 9-1/2" X 10-1/2", Publ. 1961, The Museum of Modern Art, New York ISBN # 0810960354
by Horst Gerson, original edition, 100 full color pages, 500 Black and White illustrations, 11" X 14-3/4", copyright 1968, hardcover, used, almost new, ISBN# 0517254204
In this book, Mr. Lawrence brings ample new information along with dispelling some previously held notions about Satsuma. It also does a fabulous job of bringing the artwork on Satsuma to "canvas" so that one can fully appreciate the details on a fine piece of Satsuma. A must read for all collectors of Satsuma.
Please inquire about collector's discount.
Written by Kathy Moses, with Bruce Shelton, and foreword by Lee Kogan, Curator emerita, American Folk Art Museum, New York. "HELEN LAFRANCE FOLK ART MEMORIES" is an intimate glimpse into the life and work of a self-taught Southern artist whose specialty is visually recording a fast-disappearing way of life. Born in western Kentucky in 1919, Helen LaFrance is the rare artist who is able to work deftly in more than one medium...