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 soft cover published in 1982 by Holt, Rhinehart and Winston. Includes the history of fashion, flea market shopping, auctions, etc. B&W photos by Gustavo Candelas. The front cover has a minor crease and there is a short inscription on the free paper. 209 pp.
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.
An illustrated cloth bound book with gilt design. Published in 1891 by MacMillan and Co. NY /Swan Sonnenschein & Co.,London. Features mythology, religion, literature and art with more than 450 illustrations.Former library copy - the boards show wear especially at the corners, pages 1-16 (including endpapers) as well as 703 thru to endpapers have separated but both sections are intact as one. Some scribbling on a free paper ( see pic #5). Sold as is.
...The Official Prayerbook of the Catholic Church." A small, rare book with soft leather cover published in 1888 by John Murphy (NY and Baltimore), printer to the Holy See. Prepared by and published by the order of the Third Plenary Council of Baltimore. The cover shows wear on the sides and at the edges; also, the front free paper has a small pencil notation... a few pages are curled...Some text in both English and Latin. 792 pp.
A hard cover published by the Corning Museum of Glass in 1981. The book includes a history of glass accompanied by 144 color and B&W photos along with descriptions. Artist biographies are also included.
Published in 1990 by LUCORAL. Hard cover catalogue with dust jacket featuring the 1989-1990 collection. The company was formed 1963 by Ching-Shui Lu, Chairman of the Taiwan Pescadores Fisherman's Association. Jade, pearls, coral and other various gemstones, cloisonne items and watches are pictured along with costume jewelry. The book is in good condition, just the board edges show wear; however, the dust jacket has some small tears. Original price $88 (USD). 119 pgs.
Late 19thC. An etched round, quadruple plate silver picture frame with niello. The frame shows some wear,the back stand is a replacement and the glass has a tiny nick. Marked Simpson HM & Co. American Quad with a production number of 629. Measures 4" round.
A 60's jade and pearl set with "shamrock" earrings and circle pin. All pieces are signed with the DeCurtis logo, Sterling. The pin measures 1-1/2" round, the earrings are screwbacks. There is a faint glue line on one of the pin's pearls.
Ca 1940 A rare brown jewelry case stamped "Carl Ruopoli Manufacturer of Artistic Jewelry NY" on the padded satin lining. The bottom lining is missing but there is a black felt insert.9-1/2" x 2-3/4". Light wear and faint staining on the satin.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Scandinavian : Pottery : Pre 1960 item #727521
Glossy blue ovoid vase with "petal" shadows. Marked Marselis Denmark along with the Alumina and Thorsson marks # 2632.Very faint hairline as seen in the first photo. 2 3/4" x 2 3/4"
Published in 1885 by Thomas V. Crowell & Co. no 13 Astor Pl., New York.Includes numerous illustrations by English and American artists. Ornate boards with gilt lettering and edging. Staining and wear on board edges; pulling away from the top spine; foxing. Book is relatively tight with the exception of the first two pages which have separated.742 pgs.
Ca1940 Bold and classy, a pair of grooved sold gold plate enamel cufflinks. Marked Foster Pat Pend.USA. 1-3/4" x 2" x 1-3/4". Mint condition. 35 grams.
Ca 1900 A beautiful piece possibly made by Vantines of France.The rim of the top has a small 1/4" split and is slightly out of round in another section (but does sit well on the base.) Remnants of polish. Marked Depose 523. 5" x 4"~ 10.8 ozs.
A wonderful pair of gold plate earrings signed Sperry. Screwbacks, they feature green glass cabs with blue and white paste stones. The discs are 1" round and the earrings hang 1-1/2"
An interesting pair of sterling earrings marked 925. They measures 2-1/8" and are for pierced ears. Total weight 7.3 grams.
A four strand necklace with MOP chips and beads. Marked Japan on the hook clasp.
Here are two auction catalogs from the Milton Milestone Collection of Early Wedgwood Pottery. Part I was held at Sotheby Park Bernet NYC on 12/16/75;Part II April l6, 1976. Estimate sheets included.Part I has 1-176 lots- Part II, 177-351. No notations, very, very faint musty scent-acceptable condition.Sold as is.