Here are two auction catalogs from the Milton Milestone Collection of Early Wedgwood Pottery. Part I was held at Sotheby Park Bernet NYC on 12/16/75;Part II April l6, 1976. Estimate sheets included.Part I has 1-176 lots- Part II, 177-351. No notations, very, very faint musty scent-acceptable condition.Sold as is.
Published in 1989 by Casa Editrice Bonechi (Florence Italy) an illustrated soft cover with 150 colored illustrations. A valuable pictorial resource considering the current crisis in the Middle East.
Published in 1990 by LUCORAL. Hard cover catalogue with dust jacket featuring the 1989-1990 collection. The company was formed 1963 by Ching-Shui Lu, Chairman of the Taiwan Pescadores Fisherman's Association. Jade, pearls, coral and other various gemstones, cloisonne items and watches are pictured along with costume jewelry. The book is in good condition, just the board edges show wear; however, the dust jacket has some small tears. Original price $88 (USD). 119 pgs.
Possibly an unstated first edition published by Judson Press in 1972. The author is the founder of OIC and states a case for Black Economic Development. A highly collectible book that is in very good condition with the exception of the original dustjacket which shows some signs of wear.
Copyright 1892. The title page is missing along with the front free papers. The leather cover is worn and a bit tattered however, this book is sold for its maps. There is a map of the US which has a small tear on the bottom of page 9. The individual states are show later in the book- all are dated 1892 Copyright-King. The pages are gilt edge and all maps are intact. Sold as is.
Published in 1885 by Thomas V. Crowell & Co. no 13 Astor Pl., New York.Includes numerous illustrations by English and American artists. Ornate boards with gilt lettering and edging. Staining and wear on board edges; pulling away from the top spine; foxing. Book is relatively tight with the exception of the first two pages which have separated.742 pgs.
Twelfth printing in 1946 by E.P. Dutton & Co. A blue hard cover- the boards shows some wear- the dustjacket is missing. Light staining on the inside free paper and textblock otherwise fine. 384 pages.
Published by Viking in 1947, Kingsport Press. The original dust jacket shows minor wear. A nice tight Book Club edition.
A coffee table reference book of fine art, jewelry and decorative arts including clocks and sculpture.Lots from both Sotheby's (London) and Park-Bernet(NY) are noted. Excellent condition.
A lovely little book written by Booth Tarkington and with colored illustrations by Ruth Sypherd Clements. The cover features a blind stamped holly design and gilt lettering. Published by Harper & Brothers 1909. Copyright page indicates October 1909 (possibly a first edition). The illustrations are crisp and the booth is in fine condition.
Author- Helen Cody Wetmore. Hard cover with dustjacket published in 1918 by Grosset & Dunlap.Foreword by Zane Grey. The jacket shows signs of wear,the front orange board has a light stain in the lower right corner and the text block is slightly darkened.
Historical magazine published in 1970. Primarily black and white photos. Newport Tennis, Providence Showtown, Rhode Island State Houses, Rhode Island School of Design and Kingston's Cultural Heritage are just some of the wonderful articles featured. The cover shows wear appropriate for age with a tiny tear on the front edge and creasing on the upper back edge. Former library copy with no markings.
A sumptuous coffee table book published in 1988 by Oxmoor. Harcover with dustjacket. Mint condition. 256pp.
An oversized soft cover catalog that features ceramics, ivories, fine and decorative arts. Published in association with Julius Bohler and Brimo de Laroussilhe. 128+ full color plates. 250 pgs. A small tear is on front cover ( see photo) otherwise in fine condition.
A large coffee table book in good condition. Published in 1976 by Oxmoor House. Stated first edition.
Auction catalog for Important American Furniture, Folk Art,Folk Art Paintings and Silver held in October 1988.
Second Printing (1976). A hard cover with dust jacket edited by Jacqueline Onassis with the cooperation of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Published by Viking Press. Numerous B&W and color illustrations. Light wear on the jacket otherwise in fine condition.
Softcover published by Trinity Repertory Company, Rhode Island. Like new condition. Retrospective essays by various artists illustrated with black & white stills. Binding is tight and text is clean. 128 pgs.