A first edition ( not stated) hard cover published by J.B. Lippincott in 1940 with"zebra " cloth boards.Illustrated with numerous black and white photos of Africa. The lower edge/corner of the textblock has a smudge ( see photos) and the back board has a red stain otherwise fine.
"... in defense of Richard Loeb and Nathan Leopold, Jr. on trial for murder..." "Authorized and revised edition" Published by Ralph Fletcher Seymour, Fine Arts Building Chicago. Tan paper cover featuring a red and black pictorial design. The front and back covers have small tears, smudges and have separated. The pages are uncut and one or two have small tears. Acceptable condition with no script.121 pp.
Published in 1980 by the Smithsonian Institution Press/Renwick Gallery of the National Collection. Gray cloth boards. No dust jacket. B&W photos.
An illustrated, collectible hard cover written by Zoe Kincaid and published by McMillan and Co. Numerous illustrations/photos with colorized frontispiece. There is slight water damage on the boards (spotting) and the pages are just a bit rippled. Also, there is a small bit of paper loss on the bottom of the front pastedown and free paper ( see photo), between pages 112-113 a very slight separation from the seam (but all intact) and page 383-4 is uncut- otherwise a fine edition...
C.1947 An art Deco style German mantle or desk clock from the Suevia Clock Factory in Sindelfingen (US Zone). The wood is discolored in some areas, is tempermental (overwound/not working at this time) and has a key. Sold as is. 10-3/4" x 7-3/4"
Published by Rizzoli in 2001, this oversized coffee table book features many colored photos along with a history of the pearl. In mint condition, a former price is noted in pencil on a free paper. Possibly a first American edition. 223pp.
A stated first edition published in 1932 by Doubleday Doran & Co. Black cloth boards with gilt lettering. There is a faint smudge on page 11, the textblock has some darkening especially at the lower corner, the back board shows some fading, and there is a small notation in pencil on the back free paper - otherwise the book is in fine condition. No dust jacket. 314pp.
A large WPA poster that unfortunately is stained and shows wear (paper loss) along the edges. A fragile piece, it is enclosed in cardboard with plastic sheet and can easily be taken apart for restoration. The poster measures approximately 31" x 31". Sold as is.
The book features 219 lots including jade, ivory, silver and gold. Colored photos. Mint condition. Published by the Oriental Art Gallery London.
Ca 1950 A heavy, articulated brass belt marked Fabrica Far Fan Mexico. A few panels have been reinforced with solder. 31" x 1-5/16"~ weight 8.3 ozs.
A heavy sterling necklace marked Mexico TM-181 925. The beads are a bit brighter than pictured. Strung on thin double wire. 16-1/4"~ 50gr.
An etching by William D. Parish ( 1862-1949). Signed W.D. Parish in the lower left corner. Parish was born in Rhode Island, studied at Académie Julian in Paris, and subsequently moved to Cape Cod, MA where he painted during the 20s and 30s. In 1937, after his wife's death, he moved to CA. Matted but unframed. The picture measures approximately 6-1/2" x 4-1/2".
A 10k gold etched gold key fob with the letter "H"(possibly for Harvard). Inset carnelian stone.Marked 10k Peters Pat.Weight 2.3 grams ... 3/4"x1/2"
Ca1955 A stunning one- of- a- kind floral necklace with matching clip-on earrings.It features a large multi-dimensional flower with rhinestones, pearls and black enamel leaves. A black glass accent is on the necklace. There is very light wear on the black enamel and one small pearl is missing on an earring. The front of the necklace measures 3-1/2" x 2" and is attached to a 17" snake chain.The clip-on earrings are 1-1/2" round and snap shut tightly. All marked CORO.
Here is an unusual pair of heavy, hand made, solid sterling earrings with garnets and tourmalines. For pierced ears, they are marked 950 and measure 1 1/2" x 1 "
Ca 1970 A heavy soft leather bomber jacket. The lining is acetate/nylon but feels like silk or satin. There is one small area with a ball point pen mark otherwise in great condition. Not new but no holes nor tears.
A heavy strand of dark green jade beads. Each bead is approximately 5/16" wide~ 30"~ Total weight: 79 grams (2.7 ozs)
Not quite sure what this material is, possibly some type of artificial silk. It is glossy and feels dried out, no doubt, to simulate grass. Tag reads "Made in Italy." A small section of the bottom fringe is unraveling (but can be trimmed) otherwise it's in great shape. The elasticized waist measures 24" to 30" stretched; length 38"; width 17" +