All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1990 item #1322659
An oversized illustrated hard cover with dust jacket published in 1966 by Viking.The jacket shows wear otherwise fine. 120pp.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1990 item #1345509 (stock #Alib42)
James Cahill, The Compelling Image. Nature and Style in Seventeenth-Century Chinese Painting, Belknap Press of Harvard University Press 1982. Paperback, 250 pages, numerous b/w illustrations, few color. ISBN 0674152816.

Good condition, cover with 2 creases and warped (can be straightened)

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All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1990 item #1309585
Published in 1989 by Casa Editrice Bonechi (Florence Italy) an illustrated soft cover with 150 colored illustrations. A valuable pictorial resource in light of the current crisis in the Middle East.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1990 item #1167517 (stock #2051)
If you are interested in learning about Dragon Robes, Theatrical Costumes, and Imperial Silk Workshops, then this is your book! "Chinese Dress" was written by curator Verity Wilson, of the Albert Museum of Chinese Textiles. Verity Wilson worked for 25 years as a Research Assistant in the Far Eastern Department at the Victorian and Albert Museum, specializing in the history of East Asian dress traditions and technologies, subjects on which she has lectured and written extensively.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1990 item #1395777
A softcover catalog featuring 17thC furniture, rugs, etc. There are B+W photos along with a price list that includes the 291 lots. The catalog cover shows slight wear but there is no script. Unpaginated.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1990 item #1316879
Bronze, Clay and Stone - Chinese Art in the C.C. Wang Family Collection, by Annette L. Juliano, 1988 (first edition, hardcover.) A scholarly catalog of 75 important early works of art in bronze metalwork, clay ceramic, and sculpted stone. Richly illustrated with color plates, the unnumbered pages include additional introduction, appendix of comparable excavated examples, and indices. We are not book specialists and are selling from our own library collection...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Print : Pre 1990 item #859525 (stock #44900017)
20TH Century Chinese print on paper. Shrink-wrapped onto board for protection. Total size is: 15.00" by 14.75". Art size is: 14.25" by 14.25". Condition: Some staining at center above flower; border has loss at center left.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1990 item #1215098
Invaluable resource. A hardcover with its original dustjacket in very good condition. Published in 1981 by the Smithsonian Illustrated Library Of Antiques and prepared by The Cooper-Hewitt Museum. Includes 25 colorplates, 120 black-and-white photographs. 128pgs.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Pre 1990 item #513055 (stock #211)
Lladro figurine "Happy Birthday" measuring 8" tall x 4" wide. No. 5429, introduced in 1987; perfect condition - no box.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1990 item #387165 (stock #B 079)
Shogun, Kunstschätze und Lebensstil eines japanischen Fürsten der Shogun-Zeit [Shogun, The Shogun Age Exhibition] Exhibition at the Haus der Kunst, München, 1985. Objects from the Tokugawa Art Museum, Nagoya with essays by Roger Goepper, Shinzaburô Ôishi, Yoshinobu Tokugawa. Tokyo, The Shogun Age Exhibition Committee, Tokyo, 1984. 292 pp., fully illustrated, 273 objects, esp. sets of objects. 28 x 21 cm. Paper. German text...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1980 item #1398533 (stock #3331)
CATALOGS SOLD INDIVIDUALLY for $5.00 plus shipping, your choice of current cost of USPS Book Rate or Priority Envelope. Various Antiquities Auction Catalogs dating from 1976 to Present. Christie's New York 1989 - Present, Sotheby's New York 1976 - Present, Arte Primitivo 2001 Present, Bonhams, Bonhams & Brooks, Bonhams & Butterfield, Art of the Ancient Years, Minerva & Art of the Ancient World (various years.) Most catalogs from United States, but a few from London & Paris...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1980 item #1176071 (stock #B-8)
"Kaiseki: Zen Tastes in Japanese Cooking" by Kaichi Tsuji. 1972 First Edition, Kodansha. 207 pages. COlor & B/W plates, plus original wood block prints by Masakazu Kuwata. Introduction by Soshitsu Sen (grandmaster of Urasenke School of Chanoyu,) Foreward by Nobel Prize novelist Yasunari Kawabata. Clothbund Hardvover. Book Condition-New, but 2 cm tear on original paper dust jacket...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Paper : Pre 1980 item #533304
Title: Disco Beat
Subtitle: Greater Cleveland's Dance Music Publication
Date: July 20, 1979
Issue: Volume 1, Number 2
Place of publication: Cleveland, Ohio

Approximate size: 15" x 11.5" and 12 pages
Condition: Good. Some browning...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Paper : Pre 1980 item #532584
This is a rare copy of the 1971 "The Last Supplement to the Whole Earth Catalog," with a color cover and other illustrations by R. "Southpaw" Crumb (of Janis Joplin fame). 128 pages with paper cover too...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Pre 1980 item #1055015
Published by Ray Manley Photography 1971. An over sized soft cover book with colored photos of Southwestern Indians and their jewelry. Light wear on the cover otherwise in good condition. 96pp.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Pre 1980 item #1336713
Offered is the Mohammad Reza Shah 2.5 Pahlavi gold coin, choice uncirculated, NGC slabbed MS 64, dated 1354 Shahanshahi, shamsi (solar calendar of Iran) or 1975. This one-of-a-kind 2.5 Pahlavi gold coin measures 29mm and weighs about 20.6 grams.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Paper : Pre 1980 item #533302
Title: Disco Beat
Subtitle: Greater Cleveland's Dance Music Publication
Date: June 15, 1979
Issue: Volume 1, Number 1
Place of publication: Cleveland, Ohio

Approximate size: 15" x 11.5" and 12 pages
Condition: Good. Some browning...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1980 item #1104510
 
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1980 item #1397731
A hard bound printed catalogue with no date, featuring the works of James and Charles Whitehead ( Hanley, Staffordshire)with an introduction by Reginald Hagger. There are 25 pages of text in English, German, Dutch and French, 29 engraved plates of table wares,along with four engraved supplemental plates depicting tea and coffee ware shapes. The cover shows slight smudging and there is a tiny nick otherwise the pages are like new.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1980 item #1229247
This lot includes two Sotheby Parke Bernet NY auction catalogs. One is dated 10/2/75, the other 12/2/75. The latter auction includes English and Continental Pewter. Estimate lists are included in both; the December catalog has final prices written in and October has a final list price printed. Light wear.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Pre 1980 item #1356620
This is the second enlarged edition published by Dover in 1972. There are 219 illustrations with 20 in color. Topics include: metalwork, embroidery,carving, rosemaling etc. 246pp.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Paper : Pre 1980 item #1366823 (stock #BK7)
Ancient East
$150.00
DESCRIPTION: Twenty-three rare back issues of “Arts of Asia” magazine, beginning with the March/April 1976 issue and running consecutively through the November/December 1979 issue. These rare issues feature such topics as Chinese tomb pottery, paintings, snuff bottles, porcelains, contemporary art, gardens, cloisonné, textiles and costumes, ivory and wood carvings, and the Imperial Palace...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1980 item #1125875 (stock #6672)
A Charles Hill Canadian Painting in the Thirties art book. A 223 page 12-3/8" x 9-3/4" art reference book by Charles C. Hill entitled CANADIAN PAINTING IN THE THIRTIES. Published by the National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa in 1975, this book features six tipped-in colour prints and copious black and white photos and text throughout. The book itself is in super condition, and the included dust jacket is very good, with some minor edge bruising and creasing and one 1" tear...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1980 item #1405903
A stated first edition published in 1972. The jacket shows some wear, the book is fine.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1980 item #1067522
The Gregorian Collection- Antique Oriental Rugs of the Great Silk Route from Chinese Turkestan to Anatolia. Softcover published in 1979 by Brandeis University/ Rose Art Museum. Exhibition catalog (3/29-5/6)~27 color + 6 B&W photos.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1980 item #721893 (stock #B04)
Watch Company
$19.00
E. HOWARD & Co. REFERENCE & IDENTIFICATGUIDE 1858 - 1903 48 Pages...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Paper : Pre 1980 item #678456
Title: NEW DAWN for women
Date: May 1976
Premier Issue: Volume 1, Number 1
Place of publication: New York

Approximate size: 10.75" x 8.25"and 116 pages long
Condition: Very good. (Cover bent near spine. Some chipping.)
Original price: $1.50

Announcement reads "At Last! A new kind of magazine for today's new kind of woman" plus "A look at the 'Cosmo' hype." The cover illustration shows a woman ripping a copy of COSMOPOLITAN in half.
Cover articl...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1980 item #1113925
Soft cover illustrated catalog for an exhibit that took place at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., December 13, 1974 thru March 30, 1975. 104 pp. Light wear and unmarked.
Henry Lionel Williams and Ottalie K. Williams are authors of this classic reference book ANTIQUES IN INTERIOR DESIGN (1966, A.S. Barnes). This hardback (with chipped, stained dj) is 11.25" x 10.25" and 387 pages. Features 445 black and white photographs to illustrate various room settings. Detailed, conversational text. Arranged in two parts. Part I focuses on individual rooms, such as the Drawing Room, the Living Room, the Dining Room, the Entrance Hall, the Bedroom, Decoration of Kitchens, etc...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1980 item #1247581
Author: Augustus Spijkerman

Editor: Michele Piccirillo

Publisher: Franciscan Printing Press, Jerusalem, 1978

Historical and geographical introductions by M. Piccirillo.

Soft cover; XVI-322 pages; 82 plates.

Dimensions: 8.5 x 10.75 x 1.25 inches

In excellent condition.

Out of Print; Scarce.

A must have work for anyone interested in the study of Judean and Roman provincial coinage of the Holy Land.

About the Author:

Fr. Augustus Spijkerman, a...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1980 item #1404758
A soft cover catalog which show some wear at the spine. There were 217 lots in the auction including Medieval Works of Art, Renaissance Bronzes, Italian Maiolica, Ivories and Wood Carvings along with Renaissance Jewellery from the collection of the late Arturo Lopez-Wilshaw. No final tally sheet.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Paper : Pre 1980 item #533116
Title: THE WANT AD
Date: February 20, 1971
Premier Issue: Volume 1, Number 1
Place of publication: Brecksville, Ohio

Approximate size: 17.75" x 11.5"and 32 pages long
Condition: Very good.
Original price: 20 cents (but the first issue was complimentary)

I assume this was an early version of what is now "Trading Times." Interesting to see what people were selling back then... and for how much.... long before the Internet and ebay.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Paper : Pre 1980 item #533136
Title: Western Reserve Express
Date: Nov. 15 - Dec. 15 [1974]
Premier Issue: Volume 1, Number 1
Place of publication: Columbiana, Ohio

Approximate size: 17.5" x 11.5"and 12 pages long
Condition: Very good.
Original price: Free

Local paper about art, gardening, culture, music, food, etc. in northeastern Ohio.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1980 item #1188718
Second Printing (1976). A hard cover with dust jacket edited by Jacqueline Onassis with the cooperation of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Published by Viking Press. Numerous B&W and color illustrations. Light wear on the jacket otherwise in fine condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1980 item #1345615 (stock #Alib45)
Indian and South East Asian Art, publ. Spink & Son Ltd., London 1978. Paperback, sales exhibition catalog (at Spink & Son, May/June 1978), 88 pages, 257 sculptures, coins and artifacts with description, many with b/w illustration, introductory chapter by Pierre Jeannerat.

Very good condition, a bit warped.

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All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Documents : Pre 1980 item #814595 (stock #HP/Book3)
Himalaya Primitive
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This is the catalog of the exhibition on the Lamaist Boddhist art in Paris at the Grand Plais from 29 march to 27 June 197 The book has 316 pages , size 24 X 21 cm, 384 pictures black and white and color very good condition
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Pre 1980 item #1352741
A large coffee table book written by Desmond Eyles and Richard Dennis and published by Royal Doulton Tableware Ltd.,Stoke on Trent 1978. Minor spotting on the first page but otherwise in good condition. Colored photos with production numbers and in some cases, artists are noted.432pp
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1980 item #1054543
A small paperback published in 1971 by Forlag in Oslo. B&W and color photos. Includes many artists (Munthe, Munch, Heydahl, etc.)Light wear on the cover and a small brown stain on page 72~otherwise in very good condition. 71pp.+
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Paper : Pre 1980 item #533303
Title: Disco Beat
Subtitle: Greater Cleveland's Dance Music Publication
Date: June 15, 1979
Issue: Volume 1, Number 1
Place of publication: Cleveland, Ohio

Approximate size: 15" x 11.5" and 12 pages
Condition: Good. Some browning. Has been folded in half, but stored flat. Small tear at bottom edge of front cover.

Articles: "Disco Takes Over," "The Raes Seek Popularity in America: A Little Lovin Helps Make This Act Work," "Disco Dust: Wanna dazzle 'em? T...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1980 item #174542
This is the Excellent ART BOOK: HIS LIFE, ART AND LETTERS by Barbara E. White, 1984. 311p; Folio size 10 3/4" X 14"; 391 illustrations incl. 125 in full Color & some FOLDOUTS; condition is NF. jpgs give more info pertaining to RENOIR and this well-known Book
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1980 item #1240793
Paperback catalog published by Rhode Island School of Design that accompanied a museum exhibit that took place between March 31, 1977 - May 8, 1977. The cover shows some wear but the book itself is fine.Black and white illustrations. 244 pgs.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Greek : Pre 1980 item #1374059 (stock #OVW1136)
Watch Company
$40.00
OMEGA Constellation Model 16mm Logo Buckle 18mm Croco Calf Strap. All very nice and high quality. THIS IS A FINE COLLECTIBLE. DON'T INVEST IN THE STOCK MARKET. BUY SOMETHING PROVEN IN TIME.

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All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Pre 1980 item #1353661
Published by the Current Company Bristol RI (no date) Catalog Six~ Books from 1478, Manuscripts from 1745 and prints...."A catalogue of rare books, first editions and the interesting and unusual..." Cover shows light wear ~ no marks.89pp.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1980 item #1085932
A large coffee table book in good condition. Published in 1976 by Oxmoor House. Stated first edition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1980 item #1059291 (stock #1211)
Rare original set of Harold Berman's desirable 4 volume, Plus the Index of his masterful work "Bronzes Sculptors & Founders". This is the first edition published by Abage Publishing starting in 1974. Volume 1 is autographed by Harold Berman as shown. No rips or tears with good firm hard cover bindings, dust covers and Mylar cover protectors.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Pre 1980 item #1176064 (stock #B-2)
"Furo: The Japanese Bath" by Peter Grilli & Dana Levy. First Edition, 1985, Kodansha. Clothbound Hardcover with original dust jacket. "New" condition. 191 pages. With forward by Isamu Noguchi. Color and B/W photos. Chapters: The Spirit of the Bath, The History of Bathing, Public Baths, Onsen: The Hot Spring Bath, The Domestic Bath, A Guide to Hot Springs. "Discover the traditions and thinking of a land that has made bathing into a sensual art and a national pastime, and let its wisdom be ...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1980 item #372931 (stock #10256)
Cohn, William, Chinese Painting, Hacker Art Books, New York 1978, reprint of first edition (1947), 111 pp. text, bibliography and index, 224 pp. b/w illustrations, followed by List of Plates and Index of Collections, 12 3/8 x 9 ¼ in. (31.9 x 24 cm), cloth (dragon picture).
Traces of usage: cover somewhat soiled and rubbed at edges, dent at spine and corner.
History and development of painting in China through the dynasties. Standard work on Chinese painting.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1980 item #1312155
Published in 1975 by Little Brown & Co. Boston/Toronto, a stated first American Edition. Blue cloth boards but no dust jacket. Includes both colored and B&W photos as well as a map. "An illustrated companion to Central Asia and Mongolia".Chapters:the Russias, Timur i-Lenk, Bokhara, Outer Mongolia, Khiva, Turkmens, etc. Invaluable resource in light of the current crisis in the Middle East. The book is slightly musty and there is one black mark on the title page. 144pp.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1980 item #1121946 (stock #ALib09)
Crossman, Carl L., The China Trade. Export Paintings, Furniture, Silver and other Objects, The Pyne Press: Princeton 1972. Hardcover with d/j. XII+275 pp. with many illustrations in b/w and color. (d/j rather worn, inside good condition)
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Pre 1980 item #1301465 (stock #481tb)
E & M Perez
$90.00
In like new condition, with orginal dustjacket covered with mylar protective jacket, this classic book is the original London Edition, published by Lutterworth Press in 1977. The complete title is: "Marks and Monograms of the Modern Movement 1875-1930", "A Guide to the Marks of Artists, Designers, Retailers and Manufacturers from the Period of the Aesthetic Movement to Art Deco and Style Moderne". With 192 Pages, and a wealth of black and white illustrations of signatures and monograms, this i...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1980 item #1379809 (stock #02240A)
8This is very rare book of World renown artist, Leonor Fini(1907-1996). The book is written by German. It is published in 1975, Ehen, Verlag Kurt Desch Edition, GmbH, Munchen. Total pages of 224, 66 pages in Color and many Black and White photos pages. The size of Book: 10 1/2"W x14 1/2" H x 1 1/" Thick. Weight of book, 5 pounds. The book has Reddish Brown cloth boards, hard cover in dust jacket with photograph of Fini. It is wonderfully photographs, reproductions of many of her paintings, draw...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1980 item #1345619 (stock #Alib46)
Eleanor Olson, Tantric Buddhist Art, publ. China House Gallery, New York 1974. Paperback, catalog to exhibition at China Institute of America, 100 pages, 54 sculptures, paintings and ritual objects with full descriptions b/w illustrations, few color illustrations, short, illustrated introduction.

Fair condition, firm binding, cover with few light stains, creases and dents. Clean text.

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All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1980 item #67794
This is the BOOK: PT 109 By ROBERT J. DONOVAN 1961 First Edition. 247p; 8vo; many B&W photo illus; dj is torn backside and nicked but normally; plastic clear cover; hb grade is NF. From a VIRGINIA Estate of Quality Books...add this first ed. to the JFK Collection.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1980 item #773351 (stock #10504)
Nakane, Chie, Japanese Society, Pelican Sociology series, Penguin books, 1981 (re-issue from the original from 1970). Standard work on the subject. Pocket issue.
Slight traces of usage, pages yellowed, some pencil remarks, basically good condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1980 item #1158927
A Vision Shared: A Classic Portrait of America and Its People: 1935-1943. Published by St. Martins Press in 1976. Text by Hank O'Neal, photos by Dorothea Lange, Walker Evans etc... This hard cover coffee table book is tight and clean however the dust jacket is tattered. A small stain is also at the bottom of the front beige linen board. Wonderful B&W photos that capture that period in time.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1980 item #1110557 (stock #6618)
G. Blair Laing Memories Of An Art Dealer 2 vol. set. This complete and mint two volume set is in its original slipcovers and it was published by McClelland and Stewart, Toronto 1982. Each volume measures 10-3/4 x 7-3/4" in their limited clothbound slip cases. Volume 1 has 65 tipped-in colour plates and 264 pages; it is near mint inside and out with only the faintest traces of rubbing on the edges of the book and case and not enough to drop it from a solid MINT rating. Volume 2 has 77 plates...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1980 item #1128294
A paper back catalog "From The Land of the Scythians: Ancient Treasures from the Museums of the U.S.S.R., 3000 B.C. - 100 B.C." Metropolitan Museum of Art ~Los Angeles County Museum of Art. The back cover is worn with a small tear on the bottom corner of the spine however the catalog itself is tight and unmarked.Slightly musty. Postcard enclosed. Thirty three (33) colored plates as well as B&W illustrations. 160 pp.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Pre 1980 item #1176065 (stock #B-3)
"Tezukuri no Bi: Okinawa Kurashi to Mingu" ("Handmade Beauty: Okinawa Life and Crafts") in Japanese, 1972. Condition-very good. Soft bound with original dust jacket. 160 pages with 148 B/W photos, plus essays on Okinawan life and craft. Illustrations and descriptions include: baskets, pottery, textiles, farming tools, furniture, architecture, and even handmade karate weapons.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1980 item #372935 (stock #10257)
Fu, Marilyn and Wen Fong, The Wilderness Colors of Tao-chi, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York 1973, cloth, slipcase, 13 5/8 x 10 1/16 in. (35 x 25.8 cm). 5 pp. of introduction, 24 pp. with commentaries and translations to 12 paintings by Tao-chi, with a full page color illustration to each painting, 1 p. notes. The paintings originate from the album “Wilderness colors” which is in the Arthur M. Sackler Collection in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Slipcase slightly rubbed at corners ...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1980 item #627034 (stock #842)
Book by Alistair Duncan, "Tiffany At Auction". This is an absolute must for a Tiffany Studios collector or dealer. It has over 1,000 pictures of Tiffany items and a comprehensive list of model reference numbers in the back index. This book was copyrighted in 1981 and is now out of print. It has it's original dust cover. No rips to the pages and the binding is in excellent condition as well.