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.
The book features 219 lots including jade, ivory, silver and gold. Colored photos. Mint condition. Published by the Oriental Art Gallery London.
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.
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.
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.
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"
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...
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"
A pen and ink print signed W.V.V.T in the lower right corner. There is a small white spot in the right area (see photos) otherwise in fine condition. Nicely framed (not examined out of frame). 12" x 16"
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 strand of dark green jade beads. Each bead is approximately 5/16" wide~ 30"~ Total weight: 79 grams (2.7 ozs)
By James Jones ~First edition, Scribner, 1951. Scribner logo. Later state with no "A". Black cloth bound with minor white smudges and slight crease on bottom. Some foxing on first page. No DJ. 861pp. Acceptable condition.
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 1960 Well oxidized, solid sterling hoop earrings with granulation. Marked OKA Bali 925. the sterling ear wires are new. 1-1/2" round. Total weight: 16 grams
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" +
Colorful painting on bark paper (papel amate) from Mexico. Framed and matted. Frame measures 17.5" x 13.5"
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.