All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Contemporary item #1027912
The Bodhisattva Collection
Free with any purchase from our Japanese section
An excellent pictorial reference book with an interesting specialty focusing exclusively on figures: The book covers figures from virtually all the Japanese ceramic disciplines including Imari, Kutani, Sastuma, Hirado, Banko, and Sumida, with a very nice and useful final section on Japanese marks. There are over 200 color photos all of which are quite excellent...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Contemporary item #1027909
The Bodhisattva Collection
Free with any purchase from our Japanese section
A very good pictorial reference book focusing specifically on Imari and Kakiemon wares featuring about 95 color photos and some good overview text. In our candid opinion, it's not enough of a reason to purchase an antique merely for the sake of a free book, but any client already seriously contemplating a purchase can enjoy this as a free extra...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 2000 item #1027907
The Bodhisattva Collection
Free with any purchase from our Early Chinese section
An excellent pictorial reference book focusing on tomb items from China's Golden Age with heavy concentration on Tang and Han Dynasty items, but Eastern Zhou, Warring States, Spring and Autumn, and Qin Dynasty Periods are covered as well. There are over 120 color photos, most pieces are bronzes and/or gilded bronzes, but there are also some jade and early pottery pieces represented as well. The text is also very informative...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 2000 item #1027906
The Bodhisattva Collection
Free with any purchase from our Early Chinese section
An excellent pictorial reference book specializing in Neolithic Period / Early Chinese wares with good informative text by Regina Krahl and other contributors. Truly a must-have reference book for anybody interested in Neolithic / Early Chinese pieces. There are about 65 color photos all of which are really quite excellent...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1990 item #1027904
The Bodhisattva Collection
Free with any purchase from our Chinese Blue and White or Polychrome Sections
An excellent pictorial reference book covering the Koger Collection which features Chinese wares spanning the Neolithic Period through the Qing Dynasty. There are about 155 color photos with editorial by John Ayers. The photos here are really quite excellent. In our candid opinion, it's not enough of a reason to purchase an antique merely for the sake of a free book, but any client already seriously contemplating a purchase can enjoy this as a free extra...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 2000 item #1025983
Covering Bristol’s formative years, this is the story of people and events surrounding the rise of this city between two states—the town Joseph R...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1960 item #1025929
A hard cover with 24 colored prints and 89 diagrams.Published by Adams and Charles Black, London 1951. There is a stain on the front cover and the front binding is somewhat loose but serviceable.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Children : Pre 1960 item #1025877
THE CUCKOO CLOCK. By Mrs. MOLESWORTH. LONDON & N.Y.:Dent & Dutton, 1954. FIRST EDITION. Decorated endpapers. Illustrated by Ernest H.Shepard with four color plates and twenty black and white illustrations. Original pictorial cloth binding in color pictorial dust jacket. A very fine copy.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Children : Pre 1990 item #1025840
POOH'S COUNTING BOOK. By A.A.MILNE. Illustrations by E.H.Shepard. New York: E.P.Dutton, 1982. Square 16mo. Original pictorial boards in dust jacket. Illustrated endpapers. Black and white illustrations - each page with blue borders and numbers. A mint copy. First American edition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1990 item #1025711 (stock #910101BK20)
6th edition, by Richard Hislop, a comprehensive and useful listing of auction prices of American paintings, hard bound, excellent condition. BX8
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1990 item #1025706 (stock #910103BK20)
7th edition, by Richard Hislop, a comprehensive and useful listing of auction sales prices of American paintings, hard bound, excellent condition. BX8
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1950 item #1025682
"Doctor Freud an Analysis and Warning" by Emil Ludwig.Stated American Edition. Hardcover published in 1947 by Hellman Williams & Co New York.Former library copy in acceptable condition (light staining on the red boards with two small white spots and smudging on the textblock ). 317pgs.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Children : Pre 1930 item #1024517
THE FLYING CARPET. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1925). 4to. Original cloth. A Collection of short stories and poems by various authors such as: A.A.Milne; Hugh Lofting (an original DR.DOLITTLE story); Walter De La Mare; James Barrie, etc. There are 4 mounted color plates by HAROLD EARNSHAW; H.M.BROCK; SUSAN PEARSE; and MABEL LUCIE ATTWELL. There are numerous black and white illustrations by various artists including: E.H.SHEPARD; T.HEATH ROBINSON; A.H.WATSON; et al. FIRST EDITION...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Pre 1920 item #1024498
QUALITY STREET. A COMEDY IN THREE ACTS BY J.M.BARRIE. Illustrations By Hugh Thomson. London: Hodder & Stoughton, no date (1913). 4to. Original pictorial gilt cloth. Contains 22 beautiful color plates each mounted on heavy stock and each with a protective captioned and illustrated guard. Numerous black and white illustrations throughout. Pictorial endpapers. The spine is darkened and there is some water damage to the lower edge of each cover (please see photo enlargements)...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1990 item #1023103 (stock #10.025)
American Paradise: The World of the Hudson River School [Hardcover]

The excellent catalog of the exhibition organized by the Metropolitan Museum. The well-written essays, by Met curators, chart the 19th-century rise and fall of the first native school of landscape painting. The catalog includes most of the well-known and many lesser-known Hudson River pictures, discussed in depth for both specialists and generalists...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Children : Pre 1970 item #1022142
FERDINANDUS TAURUS. A MUNRO LEAF CONSCRIPTUS. A ROBERTO LAWSON DEPICTUS. Latine ab Elizabetha Hadas Redditus. (Philadelphia): David McKay Co, Inc., 1962. Square 8vo. Pictorial cloth in original pictorial dust jacket. The FIRST LATIN EDITION of Munro Leaf's classic story of Ferdinand the Bull - the bull who would rather sit and smell the flowers than fight in the Bull Ring. With black and white illustrations by Robert Lawson. A very good copy.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Children : Pre 1970 item #1022140
THE PURPLE COW AND OTHER POEMS: Written and Illustrated by Gelett Burgess. A facsimile Reproduction from the Original Manuscript in THE HUNTINGTON LIBRARY, San Marino, California. 1968. 4to. Purple wrappers with a die-cut hole to show part of the illustration on the title page. Foreword by James Thorpe. A fine facsimile, in color, of Burgess' original manuscript of 1894. It contains his immortal poem "The Purple Cow" - "I never saw a Purple Cow/I never hope to see one/ But I can tell you anyhow/...