A first edition published in 1914 by McMillan Co. New York. "Published September 1914 (etc). " Orange boards with blue and white design. The boards are worn especially at the corners, there is spotting and the book is slightly cocked however all intact. The pages have toning. A name written in pencil on the front endpaper has been erased.There is also a small tear on the last two pages including the endpaper where there is a faint pencil notation. Advertising is included on the back pages...
Written by Thomas DeQuincey. A brown embossed hardcover published in 1852 by Ticknor & Fields, Boston. The front blindstamp features a rosette. The gilt lettering on the spine is a bit faded,the corner boards minor loss/wear,the pages have foxing, and page 111 was cut improperly(has a small tear) and the missing section is part of page 109. Advertising is on the first few pages. Frontispiece. Inscribed- sold as is.
By Richard C.R. Barder. History and development of Brass Dialed English Grandfather Clocks. Like new.
by M. F. Tennant. Rare Book Un-read with slight shelf wear. Like new.
This book is a full-color catalogue raisonne interprets the distinctive furniture made by John Shearer, one of the most accomplished and intriguing furniture makers during the post-Revolutionary period...
By Nicholas A Brawers. In the first-ever book on the subject, Brawer meticulously details the ingeniously designed, elaborately styled, fold-up furnishings used by British armies since the ancient times. Rare Book, Like new condition with the exception of minor fading on the jacket spine. 081514
By Morrison H. Heckscher. A scarce reference work published in conjunction with Metropolitan Museum of Art exibition of Townsend furniture. Rare Book, New Condition 081514
This is arguably the most detailed study ever made of any branch of British furniture. Its unique scope embraces the work of hundreds of craftsmen throughout the country, working within the general tradition of their area while making individual style statements. As New Condition, Rare Book. 081514
By Susan E. Stuart. It is hard to overstate the importance of the Gillow material in relationship to the history of both British and North American furniture. No other furniture archive covers the same period of time and in as much detail...
French marble clocks are increasing in popularity. This book deals with this subject. Its opening chapters reveal the history of the marble clock along with information about their origins and makers. Some chapters take a look at the famous pendule de Paris movement that is found in many French mantel clocks from the 19th and early 20th centuries.
The French Marble Clockis the first complete book on the subject, written by Nicolas Thorpe, who is an enthusiastic collector...
8" x 10", very good condition, some old folded corners. Obtained from a lot of books at Christie's in 1999, this beautiful color catalog is printed in English and Japanese. Until recently this show in Tokyo could be attended only by introduction, and showcased the most extraordinary art for sale from the best dealers in Japan...
Stunning oval Natural Saltwater Pearl, very nice shep, some small striations on top of pearl but extremely pretty indeed, already tested as Natural by GIA (Quality Assurance scheme)
In the original fitted box, a sterling silver corkscrew and bottle opener made by the Danish firm of W & S Sorensen in the pattern known as "Patricia" The design is both sleek and modernist.
Both the corkscrew and the bottle opener are marked W&S SORENSEN, STERLING, DENMARK
The corkscrew measures 4 1/4" long by 3 1/2" wide. The bottle opener measures 5 1/2" long
Both in excellent vintage condition
The "Glass Digest" started publication in 1987. We offer a few extra or replacement issues here. We have the following -- and more are to come: Vol. 1 No. 1, 4, 5, 6, Vol. 2 No. 1, 2, 3, Vol. 3 No. 3, Vol. 4 No. 5, Vol. 6 No. 3, Vol. 8 N. 1, Vol. 10 No. 4. (please don't get these glass magazines NAME mixed up -- there is "Glass Review" [an earlier publication] and Glass Collectors Digest (a later publication.)
Tansu. Traditional Japanese Cabinetry. Ty and Kiyoko Heineken. Used. The first complete and detailed introduction to tansu. Divided into 2 parts: the first on history and the second on technique. Weatherhill. ISBN 0-8348-0162-0. Fine, unread condition.
Satsuma. Masterpieces from the world's important collections. Louis Lawrence. Used. A unique combination of descriptive text and superb illustrations. A very necessary addition to the library of the collector. 220 pages. Dauphin Publishing Ltd. ISBN 1-872357-04-0. The book is in very good condition, minor wear to the dust jacket.
Ningyo, the art of the Japanese Doll. Used. Author Alan Scott Pate. Tuttle Publishing. ISBN 0 8048 3615 9. The principal forms, stylistic development, cultural context of the history of the Japanese doll. Full bibliography, contains color illustration on each page and many full color plates. Fine, unread condition.
A simply delightful NATURAL saltwater pearl weighing 6.44ct. Colour is a lovely cream ivory, simply gorgeous. The pearl is baroque in shape but with possibilities for mounting as a superb pendant. Lustre is very pretty. The pearl has been tested by GIA together with others under their Quality Assurance scheme and has been found to be natural. This is a truly exceptional repeat exceptional example of a type of pearl virtually unseen in today's market...