This lot includes eight volumes - Vol. 3 Foundations of Science and Mathematics(1960); Vol. #: 4: Religion and Theology(1961); Vol 5. Philosophy of Law and Jurisprudence (1961); Vol. 6 Imaginative Literature (1961); Vol. 7 Imaginative Literature II (1962); Vol. 8 The Story of Ethics (1962); Vol. 9 Biology, Psychology and Medicine(1963);and Vol. 10 Philosophy (1963). Published by Encyclopedia Britannica, Inc. - copyright dates are noted. All in very good condition, no script, cream colored textu...
Here is an early, collectible hard cover edition of "The Eternal Companion: Brahmananda, His Life and Teachings" by Swami Prabhavananda. Published in 1947 by Vedanta Press, Hollywood CA.Blue boards ( showing some wear/spotting on the spine)with gilt lettering. No marks, no dust jacket, pages have toning. 246pp.
Ca 1910 A solid sterling medal with its original box and ribbon. Marked Sterling Dieges & Clust 25 John St. NY. Etched on the obverse is SHSAA vs HPHSAA, reverse, Hammer Throw. No date is noted and the box is slightly musty. The medal measures 1-1/4" round.
An oversized moroccan leather bound book. The cover features a stylized, embossed design. Published by H. & E. Phinney, Cooperstown, NY, 1842. The frontispiece is engraved and there are a total of ten wood-engraved plates, including the frontispiece. Foxing is throughout and the cover shows some wear with age.
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A wide Native American buckle marked NB Sterling. There is some light surface wear, some spotty patina and a scratch on the upper left corner. The piece weighs 46 grams and measures 2" x 3".
Here is a fabulous carving set with detailed horn and brass bird handles. The knife is marked ZA INOXYDABLE and measures 12"; the 10"fork, MADE IN LEBANON.
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.
No stated edition. Published by Horizon Press in 1964. Light wear on the dust jacket otherwise in near fine condition. 180 B&W plates. One page is uncut at the top.
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.
The book features 219 lots including jade, ivory, silver and gold. Colored photos. Mint condition. Published by the Oriental Art Gallery London.
Published in 1980 by the Smithsonian Institution Press/Renwick Gallery of the National Collection. Gray cloth boards. No dust jacket. B&W photos.
"... 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.
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. The pages are u...
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 which can easily be taken apart for restoration. The poster measures approximately 31" x 31". Sold as is.
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 three piece carving set with stag horn handles. The blade has light wear and is marked accordingly. The red shagreen box's satin insert has some brown staining.
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 highly collectible first edition with jacket published in 1958 by Sankei International, Tokyo. Remnants of an old label is on the front pastedown, a price is noted in pencil, and the original jacket has small tears and paper loss at the spine.The back of the brown board has a minor bump.Illustrated.125pp.