The Scarab: A Reflection of Ancient Egypt
Exhibition catalogue, 84 pages, softcover
An introduction to scarabs and their reflection in many aspects of Ancient Egyptian culture, through selected objects from the magnificent collection of Dr. Kurt Stern, London..
280 black and white plates, 7 color plates, and 34 illustrations..
Description: Amulets in the form of a dung-beetle are found all over the Mediterranean...
This auction consists of a well-worn but scarce (partial) December 1914 issue of Gustav Stickley's CRAFTSMAN Magazine. Someone has removed the Arthur Rackham illustrated article on fairies, and the back cover is also missing. But there is still plenty of interest left!
Illustrated full-page advertisements include Saxon Motor Company, Detroit automobile; American Thermos Bottle Company; Gustav Stickley, The Craftsman (MANY); Flexible Flyer (child's sled); E. C...
Arqueologia de la Antigua Provincia de Manabi by Dr. Jorge G. Marcus. Published from El Museo del Banco Central del Ecuador - Manta. 51pg. Bilingual, Spanish/English. Out of Print. New
Leather bound, hardcover edition of The Roof of France by M. Betham-Edwards. London: Richard Bentley and Son (Publishers to Her Majesty The Queen), 1889.
A rare (unstated) First Edition published in 1870 by Fields Osgood & Co. Boston. Issues: Gilt lettering has faded on the boards which now appear light brown, the boards also show wear predominately on the back where the ends are worn, stained and chipped; the book is slightly cocked, there are gilt initials imprinted on brown front free endpaper, and there is light foxing. Sold as is.
The Battle of 1900: An Official Hand-Book for Every American Citizen. J. A. Wilmore & Co., Chicago, IL (1900). Bound in original light brown cloth with decorated cover and spine. No dust-wrapper. Some wear to extremities; a little soiled. Interior toned due to poor quality paper. First inner hinge cracked (Also due to inferior paper). Otherwise in decent overall condition. 9 3/4" tall.
Walking the High Line
Photography by Joel Sternfeld [signed]
Published by Steidl, Göttingen, Germany, and Pace/MacGill, New York, 2001. First edition. Signed by the Artist.
In Walking the High Line, Sternfeld, a potent force in American photography, shows us the hidden life of an abandoned elevated train line in Manhattan...
A very small piece of ephemera from Israel, entitled “GUIDE TO THE EXHIBITION OF CHINESE AND JAPANESE ART [/] From the collection of [/] MR. YIEHIEL NAHARI [/] MUSEUM TEL-AVIV [/] JANUARY 1953. Paper, stapled, 28 pages with a few black and white photographs. In English and Hebrew with a preface by Eugene Kolb (Director) and a short article entitled “Far-Eastern Ivory Carving” by Prof. W. Y. Tonn. 6-1/2” x 4-1/4”.
A Christie's Amsterdam auction catalog in near mint condition. There are 438 lots,some illustrated in color. Sale # 2478
Charles A. Dana and J. H. Wilson. Gurdon Bill & Co.: Springfield Mass., W. D. Myers, NY, 1868. Bound in full black embossed leather publisher's binding with gilt ruling and lettering on spine. Light chipping at top of spine; corners bumped with some leather fraying. Marbled fore-edges. Interior has some foxing, particularly on the frontispiece and endpapers (Including the Title Page). 424 pages plus 4 pages of ads. 8 7/8" tall.
Rare Books "In Two Volumes." This Edition is difficult to find, while subsequent editions of the 2-volume set are more available.
FULL TITLE: "The Life of Napoleon Buonaparte, Emperor of the French. with a Preliminary View of The French Revolution."
AUTHOR: "By the Author of "Waverley," & c."
[said author in actuality being Sir Walter Scott (1771-1832)]
PUBLISHER: "Exeter: J. & B. Williams...
Vintage black & white photo fan club card of Michael Landon from the TV show Bananza circa 1965.
Condition is very fine with no blemishes noted.
Publ.1962, Her Majesty's Stationery Office, The Victoria and Albert Museum, Soft Cover-excellent condition, 4 3/4" x 7 1/4" x 1/8". BX8
THE TALE OF JEMIMA PUDDLE-DUCK. Retold from the original story by BEATRIX POTTER. New York: Derrydale, 1988. A SHAPE BOOK. Full color illustrations printed on heavy boards. In MINT condition. First edition thus.
Nice colorful close-up view of Hull House conducted by Miss Jane Adams.
Condition is fine minus with corner bumps, very slight postmark blemish upper left. Postmarked from Dtroit, Michigan September 29, 1908.
Published by The New York Post, No. 44-A.