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...
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...

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...

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.

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1837 VR item #1043440 (stock #X8207)
Vintages
$35.00
The long title page: Q. Horatii Flacci Carmina Expurgata / Accuratis notis ac appendice de diis et heroibus poeticis illustravit / Josephus Juvencius / Editio prioribus auctior et emendatior

Latin ecclesiastical verse with some illustrations. This copy from: Angers, de l'imprimerie des freres mame. 1807.

Leather bound. 7 x 4 inches. 410 + xxx pages...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1960 item #1043116 (stock #X8206)
Vintages
$100.00
The Frick Collection, Volume 8, Potteries and Porcelains. Publ. The Frick Art Reference Library, New York 1955. Red Cloth Boards; no dust jacket. Book Condition is excellent. First Edition. Elephant Folio 18 x 13.5 inches.

This is a high quality catalog of the Frick Collection of pottery and porcelain from 1955. Forward by Walter Read Hovey and Introduction by Sir Osbert Sidwell. 45 + pages plus 53 plates, each with a separate page of description...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1990 item #1043095 (stock #X8204)
Vintages
$60.00
The World of Currier & Ives edited by Roy King and Burke Davis. Publ. Bonanza Books, New York, 1987. Hard Cover oblong folio. Book Condition is Fine (bumped corners); Dust Jacket is Good (minor tears). Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Hard Cover. Fine/Good. Folio 14 1/2 x 19 inches. 140 page collection of prints of Currier and Ives lithographs from the Roy King collection. Includes introduction, a section on collecting and buying prints, a selected list of 200 Currier and Ives prints with values...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1837 VR item #1043085 (stock #X8203)
Vintages
$50.00
Corinne ou Italie, par Mme La Baronne de Stael. Nouvelle Edition revue et corrigee. Tome Second. Published by: Chez Treuttel et Wuetz, Libraires Paris, 1833. Leather covers. 491 pages. Book and cover condition: fair to good. Foxing and browning throughout, leather cover torn at spine and worn on corners. Generally tight, but does have a number of loose pages in the middle. Some old annotations. 6 3/4 x 4 1/8 inches.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1800 item #1043081 (stock #X8202)
Vintages
$50.00
Here's the long title page: Caius Crispus Sallustius the Historian Translated into English. To which are prefixed The Life and Character of the Author and His Works. By John Rowe, Esq; The Third Edition, Revised and Corrected Throughout. Printed for the Executors of Richard Sare, and Sold by R. Williamson near Gray's Inn Gate in Holbourn, 1726.

This book originally had leather bindings, but the front and back covers are missing. The spine is intact and is gilt marked: Rowe's Sallust. 250 ...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Pre 1980 item #1043072 (stock #X8200)
Vintages
$150.00
Atlas of Early American History: The Revolutionary Era 1760-1790. Princeton University Press, Princeton (NJ), 1976. Green Cloth Boards. Book Condition is excellent; Dust Jacket is Very Good (has a few blemishes and rubbed corners). First Edition. Elephant Folio 18.5 x 13.5 inches. Lester J. Cappon (Editor) with Barbara Bartz Petchenik and John Hamilton Long. 157 + xvi pages. ISBN 10:0691046344; ISBN 13:9780691046341. Fantastically detailed and well researched atlas of the American Revolutionary ...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1930 item #1042099
Book and jacket show light wear but are fully intact. Inscription in pen on inside front page. 9 1/8" tall.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1950 item #1042075
Book and jacket show light wear but are fully intact. 9" tall.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1950 item #1042069
Book and jacket show light wear but are fully intact. 9" tall.