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.
A Martin Gordon Inc. soft cover catalog for the auction held at the Hotel St. Moritz (NYC) on May 9 & 10, 1977. Black and white photos feature almost all of the 1152 lots of Fine 16th thru 20thC Prints, Vintage Photographs, Print and Photographic Reference Books. The cover(front and back) shows light wear and there is a small tear at the top of the back cover, otherwise in good condition. Artists: Baron De Meyer, Atget, Curtis, Roussel,Hassam,Picasso,Matisse etc...
A handsome pair of etched gold rimmed glasses marked with a company logo(the letter M in a box) 14k GF on the bridge. One arm is marked France Medea. The lenses measure 2" x 1-1/2".
This is a companion piece to the Museum's major exhibition that celebrated Cartier's 150th year anniversary. This soft cover edition, published in 1997 by the Trustees of the British Museum, is the most authoritative work on Cartier's work to date. It features 350 colored and 50 black and white illustrations. 320pgs. Light surface wear and spotting on the cover otherwise in mint condition.
Published in 1942 by Viking Press, printed by Haddon Craftsman. Hardcover with dust jacket that shows some wear. " First published in March 1942.." First trade edition.
Ca 1970 This lot includes a silver plate Coro Pegasus "fence" bracelet with "silver diamond"accents and a textured gold plate ribbon bracelet. Both signed bracelets measure 7" x 1" with fold over clasps.
A two volume set written by Samuel T. Pickard and published by Houghton Mifflin & Co. in 1894. Steel engravings in both volumes. The top pages are gilt edge and the edges of the brown boards show light wear otherwise a fine set.
First Edition/Second State. Published by McMillan - June 1905. Please see photos for copyright date + Metropolitan stamps. A white spectre is featured on the cover. Illustrated by Henry Hutt and T.C. Lawrence. The green boards have light spotting and show some wear; there are small pencil notations on the pastedown and the owner's name is noted on the first title page. The top edge of the pages are gilt and the book is slightly cocked. Page 19 with an illustration has separated. Slight foxing.
A small hardcover that states it was first published in 1947 by the Psychic Book Club. The paper on the front board is split from the spine, and there is faint staining;the endpapers also have a stain however, the book is in nice tight condition. Inscribed with a name plate. Rare edition that discusses Christian precepts vs spiritualism.
A solid sterling "bar" chain that measures 19" and weighs 9.3grams. Marked sterling on the clasp.Light wear.
First printing May 1956 by G. & J. Publishing Co., Los Angeles, CA. Light blue cloth covers (corners slightly bent) with two small white smudges on the front. Good condition- solid, complete with very clean text. 152 pages.
A white metal (with pewter cast) trinket casket. Worn velvet lining. The pin holding the lid together is not original to the piece. Marked 1356 JB on the bottom. 4" x 2-1/2" x 3-1/4"~ 11.7 ozs.
Ca 1950 Highly collectible mahogany bookends with the stamp of the Gomez Shop 412 Consulado St. One maraca is etched "Cuba" along with a shore scene and palm trees; the other, "Havana" with lighthouse, flag and rocky shore. One maraca is a bit loose from its square back but works fine. Light wear on the backs- appropriate for age. 8" x 4" x 4-1/2"
Plays the first eight bars of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony. The bottom label reads La Boite a Musique... Techny, IL..6-1/2"x 3-1/2" x 3"
A twisted, multi-link, warm gold colored chain marked 1/20 12kGF on the clasp. Length 25-1/2", weight 9.8Gr.
Published by Tuttle in 2006.The dust jacket has a small tear near the spine and the edges area bit worn.The book however is in good condition.
A German catalog from Jurgen Holstein Antiquariat.Katalog # 93 AVANTGARDE-(MEIST) GEDRUCKT. BRUCKE BAUHAUS, DOCUMENTA KUNDST und LITERATUR, CA 1900-1975, BUCHER, GRAPHIK DOCUMENTA, PLAKATE DAZU ENINIGRE OBJEKETE. Unpaginated. 442 lots that include photographs, posters...
A tall, periwinkle blue glazed vase marked U.S.A 8/-. The colors are a bit uneven and the piece appears to have been overpainted; there is also an indentation on the rim which appears to be original to the piece. 12-1/4".