All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1837 VR item #1049282
Greenwich Hospital, A Series of Naval Sketches Descriptive of the Life of a Man-of-War's Man; by an Old Sailor. With 12 Hand-Colored Engravings by George Cruikshank. 1826, London, James Robins & Co. Signed Zaehnsdorf binding of 3/4 Brown Morocco leather and marbled boards with gilt ruling on covers and spine in six compartments with raised hubs. Light wear to extremities; corners bumped. Interior toned with some foxing. Offset images on pages opposing engravings, as usually found...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #1049273
By Frazar Kirkland. Embellished with portraits and illustrative cuts. New York: 1865, D. Appleton and Co. Bound in 3/4 Morocco leather and marbled boards with gilt-decorated spines in six compartments and raised hubs. Some wear to extremities, corners bumped. Still very sound. Some bow to back cover of Vol. 1. Interior clean and tight. Previous ownership penciled and stamped on first free flyleaf. 9 5/8" tall.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1800 item #1049075
An Index To The Remarkable Passages And Words Made Use of By Shakspeare; Calculated To Point Out The Different Meanings To Which The Words Are Applied. London, 1790; Printed for John Stockdale. Bound in full smooth tan calf with gilt-ruled covers and gilt-decorated spine in six compartments with five raised hubs. Front hinge tender; rear hinge beginning to rend. There is wear to the extremities including bumped corners but overall quite a nice copy...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #1049063
Translated from the French with 25 Original Etchings by Auguste Delierre. London, 1884: J. C. Nimmo and Bain; 304 pages. Signed binding by Root, London in 3/4 leather with marbled boards. Spine in six compartments with two labels and animal, fruit and bird decoration in gilt. Some extremity wear at corners, etc. Interior clean and tight. The etchings are very nice; an attractive presentation overall. 10" tall.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1930 item #1049046
Jonathan Cape and the Medici Society Ltd. London (1929), with illustrations after water-colour drawings by William Russell Flint. Signed Riviere binding of full red calf, gilt-ruled covers and heavily decorated spine. Very light wear. All edges gilt. Interior clean and tight. One exception of a single fingerprint (from Flint?) on plate between pages 304 & 305; otherwise very nice. 8 5/8" tall.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1837 VR item #1049037
A New Work Of Animals: Principally Designed From the Fables of Aesop, Gay and Phadreus; Containing 100 Plates. Drawn from the life and etched by Samuel Howitt. London: Edward Orme, 1811. Covers bound in full black Morocco leather, expertly re-spined with brown leather with five raised hubs and six compartments, gilt-decorated. All fore-edges gilt. Front hinge starting at top and bottom, otherwise some extremity wear but quite handsome overall. The interior is toned with foxing...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1700 item #1049025
Les Edicts Et Ordonnances Des Tres-Chrestiens Roys, Francois I, Henry II, Francois II, Charles IX, Henry III, Henry IV & Louys XIII; Quatriesme Edition, In Two Volumes. Vols. I & II 1304 pages plus 63-page Index. Paris, 1627; Chez Jean & Estienne Richer. Both Volumes bound in full tan Morocco leather with gilt ruled and ornamented covers and spines with five raised hubs and six compartments. All fore-edges gilt...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #1048893
Collected and Edited With Some Account of His Life and Writings, by the Rev. Alexander Dyce, B.A. Second Edition with additions. Calls for Two Volumes, This is Three Volumes. London: William Pickering, 1829. A third volume was issued in 1839 by Dyce to include Sir Clyomon and Sir Clamydes and other pieces which he had not heard. Signed bindings by W. Nutt in full tan calf leather with gilt ruling and gilt-decorated spines within six compartments and two labels. All fore-edges gilt...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1800 item #1048880
London: John Bell, 1788. Many engravings throughout. Vol. I & II: Prolegomena to the Dramatic Writings; Vol. III - Vol. XX: The Dramatic Writings. Bound in full calf with gilt-decorated spines and two red labels on each. The spines have chipping to some tops and bottoms. Some hinges are cracked but still holding on...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : History : Pre 1910 item #1047877 (stock #6392)
A vintage two-volume set of "The Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson", selected and edited by Sidney Colvin. The publisher is Metheun and Co., London, England 1900, and this set is the second edtition. Each has hand-cut pages, gilding on the top edge, gilt purple endpapers and cloth bindings with title stickers applied to the spines. Each is tightly bound and includes a tissue-covered plate of Stevenson and an extra spine sticker tipped in to the endpapers. The books measure 6-1/2 x 9" and the...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Contemporary item #1047156 (stock #10.031)
PROUVE. Cinqualbre, Olivier and Frederic Migayrou.

Jean Prouve: La Maison Tropicale
By way of a lecture given in Nancy at the end of the war, Jean Prouve called upon architects, technicians and politicians to ponder the need for prefabricated homes. The Tropical House is Prouve's answer to his own manifesto. French/English. Architecture, Monographs, paperback, 160 pp., Pompidou Center, Paris 2009.

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Contemporary item #1047155 (stock #10.030)
Jean Prouve's Prototype Maison Tropicale and Works by Jean Prouve, Charlotte Perriand, Le Corbusier, and Pierre Jeanneret, from the Collection of Eric Touchaleaume.

Well-illustrated catalogue to an auction at Christie's, New York, 5 June, 2007. Out of Print, OP Monographs, paperback, 222 pp. Fine condition

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1900 item #1045896 (stock #2151)
CHAMBERLAIN-WORCESTER PORCELAIN 1788-1852 by Geoffrey A. Godden. Excellent used condition, including dust jacket. Please see our second and third images for description. About 11" x 8-3/4" x 1-1/2". USPS Priority Mail within the U.S., $15. Elsewhere at cost.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1990 item #1044442 (stock #11102159TB)
An excellent review of 19th Century American furniture styles with 63 pages of black and white photographs and detailed descriptions from the collection of the Newark Museum, which houses a first rate collection rivaling those of larger museums, soft cover, like new, 7 1/2" X 10", $20.00, $4.00 shipping. BX8
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 2000 item #1043465 (stock #JP.001)
Jean Prouvé

Text by Philippe Jousse, Patrick Sequin, Enrico Navarra, Catherine Drouin-Prouve, Claude Prouve, Norman Foster, Jean Nouvel, Massimiliano Fuksas, Joseph Belmont, Françoise-Claire Prodhon, Azzedine Alaïa, Catherine Coley, Paul Virilio, Claude Parent, Jean Prouvé.

Galeries Jousse Sequin and Galerie Enrico Navarra, Paris, 1998. First Edition. Text in French and English. Oversize softcover in stiff illustrated French-fold wraps. Quarto, 270 pages with more than 270 color ...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1837 VR item #1043458 (stock #X8210)
Vintages
$100.00
The long title page: The Philadelphia Vocabulary English and Latin: Put Into a New Method Proper to Acquaint the Learner with Things as Well as Pure Latin Words. Adorned with Twenty-Six Pictures. For the Use of Schools. By James Greenwood, Author of the English Grammar, and Late Sur-Master of St. Paul's School.

Publ. M. Carey, Philadelphia 1806 / Alexander & Phillips, Printers, Carlisle 1806. Rare book. 123 + vii pages (but missing title page - I have copied that page from an online book F...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #1043451 (stock #X8209)
Vintages
$50.00
The long title page: A Biographical and Critical Dictionary of Recent and Living Painters and Engravers by Henry Ottley

Publ. Chatto and Windus, London 1875. First Edition. Decorated cloth boards with gilt lettering on the spine. 184 + vi pages. A Supplement issued fourteen years after the publication of the New Edition of Bryan’s Dictionary of Painters and Engravers. 10 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches. Very good condition, with some sun fading to the spine.

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1837 VR item #1043447 (stock #X8208)
Vintages
$35.00
The long title page: Kleine Romane und Erzählungen. Von A. F. E. Langbein / Zweites Bandchen.

Publ. Schuppel, Berlin 1814. Small novels and short stories (in German) by August Friedrich Ernst Langbein. Second of two volumes. First edition. 336 pages, but last page is missing. Two engraved images, as shown. 6 1/2 x 4 inches. Condition: Poor. Missing covers and last page. Pages brown, dogeared, minor water damage and some loss to frontispiece. But this is a rare book.