A collectible hard cover published by T. Werner Laurie, London and reprinted in 1958. The red boards show some wear, sections are outlined with lots of notations and the introduction page has separated. Also, there are notes on the front endpaper and scribbling on the back board. B&W photos. A reading copy sold as is.
A stated first (US) edition published by Harper & Bros. New York and London 1944. Original dustjacket with price ($ 2.75) . The jacket has tears and staining, a pencil notation is on the front endpaper, a name is imprinted on the inside board and a bookplate is on the inside back cover. The pages are uncut and slightly rippled. The blue boards are stained on the bottom.Sold as is.
A sophisticated sterling bangle. It features a raised grooved center accented by niello. Marked with the early Hansen logo, Denmark 925S 209. Inner diameter measures 2-1/2", width 3/16". Difficult to find.
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.
Ca 1960 A heavy sterling bangle similar in design to the Georg Jensen bangle #142C but not as wide. Light wear and nice patina. Inner diameter measures 2-1/2", weight 35.4 grams, width- 3/8" Signed in script, 925S Denmark 240.
A wide unsigned copper cuff with inlaid abalone.Possibly by Casa Maya. Light wear. At its widest point (front), it measures 2-1/2"
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Early 1950's ~ A solid gold gent's wristwatch that is in working order and recently serviced. There is light wear around the lugs and one prong has been repaired. The crystal also shows wear and may need a replacement. Inscribed. Lizard band.
Ca 1880 A lovely gold pendant with split pearls and turquoise. The pendant measures 1-1/4" x 7/8" (including bale with pearl) and weighs 3 grams. This is a delicate piece that has not been cleaned. Under magnification, it appears the nacre is a bit worn on a few pearls. Marked 15ct.
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Ca 1940 A heavy, solid sterling choker and bracelet by Jensen USA designer, Laurence Foss. It features hand applied, raised sterling leaves with beading. The choker weighs 63 grams, is approximately 16" in length and just shy of 1/2" in width. Both the bracelet and choker are marked with the LF logo, sterling, 450. The bracelet weighs 29 grams and is 7"x 1/2".
A gilt silver bracelet marked 800 along with other stamps. Possibly Italian. 7" x 1/2"
Ca 1955 An unpolished double leaf pin marked Sterling Denmark John L. Old c-style clasp. Measures 1-3/4" x 5/8"
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A cast gold ring with rectangular-cut stone. The gold content is not noted but the ring tests positive for 14k and weighs 5.6 grams. Bezel cut, the lapis measures 1/2" x 3/8" and shows light surface wear(there is a faint scratch or hairline that runs from the side to the middle of the stone). Inscribed 1935... former class ring-- the detail on the shank is a bit worn. Size 3.5 but could be resized.
A vibrant signed Chinese scroll that measures 30" (including handles) x 72". Modest rippling. Please disregard dark spots - it's due to the flash...
Volume I of 2 published in 1879 by Houghton Osgood & Co. Boston. This is an oversized illustrated copy with embossed leather boards and gilt lettering. The boards show wear especially at the corners,there is a split between the frontispiece and the title page ( the binding on the whole is intact), the gilt pages have a few curls (see photos), and there is light toning.
Written by George Lyman Kittredge and published in 1904 by William Ware, Boston. Red boards with gilt lettering. The boards are stained and worn at the corners, the pages are uncut(just a few have minor loss at the edges),there is light foxing, and a water stain on the back of the frontispiece runs thru it. Illustrated. 403pgs.
Published in 1872 by A L BURT Co., New York. Condition: red boards show spotting and wear at the corners, the textblock is somewhat stained and there is a slight musty odor. The copyright page is missing however the introductory note references Trieste 1872. A good reading copy.
A rare and perhaps first edition published by A. M. Thayer & Co. This leather bound copy has marble endpapers and textblock. The gilt title is offset by an embossed design. Illustrated with over 450 fine engravings. Condition: a bit musty with faint staining on the first few pages- the boards also show some wear. A tight copy sold as is.