All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Contemporary item #1362566
Christie's auction guide( HC/DJ) "Magnificent French Furniture - Formerly from the Collection of Monsieur and Madame Riahi - New York Thursday 2, November 2000" ~ 276pp. ~ 59 fully illustrated photos with provenance. Jacket shows very light wear otherwise like new.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Contemporary item #1027912
The Bodhisattva Collection
Free with any purchase from our Japanese section
An excellent pictorial reference book with an interesting specialty focusing exclusively on figures: The book covers figures from virtually all the Japanese ceramic disciplines including Imari, Kutani, Sastuma, Hirado, Banko, and Sumida, with a very nice and useful final section on Japanese marks. There are over 200 color photos all of which are quite excellent...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Contemporary item #1305474 (stock #BK11)
Ancient East
$55.00
DESCRIPTION: “The Inro Handbook, Studies of Netsuke, Inro and Lacquer” was written for collectors who have discovered the delights of the miniature Japanese art forms. This authoritative and enlightening book offers a wealth of valuable information and is written by one of the foremost collectors and scholars in the field, Raymond Bushell...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Contemporary item #1027909
The Bodhisattva Collection
Free with any purchase from our Japanese section
A very good pictorial reference book focusing specifically on Imari and Kakiemon wares featuring about 95 color photos and some good overview text. In our candid opinion, it's not enough of a reason to purchase an antique merely for the sake of a free book, but any client already seriously contemplating a purchase can enjoy this as a free extra...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Contemporary item #1186056
Published by Chronicle Books 2007, an oversized hard cover with dust jacket... A comprehensive chronicle of the house of Cartier. "Long out of print, Nadelhoffer's exhaustive research has been revived with lush new photography and design sketches of the world's most distinctive and finely crafted jewelry. Through charming and compelling anecdotes, these famed gems and the elite clientele who don them are brought to life...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Contemporary item #817549
Apolonia Ancient Art
Price as ordered. Kindle version available at: http://www.amazon.com!
If you are a neophyte or an advanced collector of ancient art, "Into the Antiquities Trade" by Kevin R. Cheek is a valuable resource and a "must read" for every collector. This book defines and explains the political situation relative to the trade, as seen in the chapter "Who's Who", and clarifies the "pro" and "con" positions that the three different camps take regading the trade...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Contemporary item #1320513
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.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Contemporary item #1363883
Published by Filipacchi in 2004, a large coffee table book with full page color photos.The jacket shows very light wear; the book itself is in excellent condition. 215pp.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Contemporary item #1084313 (stock #BK13)
Ancient East
$45.00
DESCRIPTION: During the Chinese Han (206 B.C.- A.D. 220) and Tang (A.D. 618-907) dynasties, earthenware sculptures were placed in elaborate tombs to protect and serve the spirits of the deceased. These fascinating sculptures took the forms of animals, soldiers, courtiers, musicians, merchants, and attendants. “From Court to Caravan, Chinese Tomb Sculptures from the Collection of Anthony M...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Contemporary item #1341541
A soft cover book written by Nancy Beliner and published in 2010 by the Yale University Press in association with the Peabody Essex Museum. "For centuries, China's Forbidden City has captured the world's imagination. With parts open to the public since 1925, nearly 8 million tourists flock there annually. Yet the elegant, intimate Qianlong Garden--itself a 'mini-Forbidden City' inside the Forbidden City--has remained sequestered from view...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Contemporary item #1028928
The Bodhisattva Collection
Free with any purchase from our Early Chinese section
An excellent pictorial reference book specializing in Chinese tomb sculptures. There are about 70 high quality, full color photos with text both in Chinese and English. The pieces represented cover mostly the same periods as the Bower book on the Solomon Collection, namely the Han, Northern Wei, Northern Qi, and Tang Dynasties, but this book also goes a little further to cover the Song, Yuan, and Ming Dynasties as well...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Contemporary item #1273247
Published in 2004 by World Publications Group Dighton, MA. An oversized coffee table book that gives a nice history along with large colored photos. The jacket shows modest wear on the edges otherwise the book is in pristine condition. 112 pgs. Appendix lists Shaker communities.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Contemporary item #671006
Petrie-Rogers Gallery
$20.00
+ $3 U.S. shipping

TITLE: Carl Schraubstadter and Japanese Prints: The Robert Louis Mueller Family Collection

EDITORS: Claudia Brown and Laurie Petrie Rogers

8 1/4" x 10", 60 pages, 35 color plates, Hergerger College of the Arts, Arizona State University, 2007

ESSAYS: "The World of Carl Schraubstadter: Collector of Japanese Prints," "The Elegant Craft of Japanese Woodblock Prints, "Social and Historical Foundations of Ukiyo-e," "The Art of Kabuki," "The Katsukawa School of Print Design," "Hir...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : North American : Canada : Contemporary item #1270642 (stock #02499)
A beautiful Canada Royal Canadian Mint 925 sterling silver (34 gram) coin issued as part of the Chinese lunar calendar commemorative series. Issued in a limited strike of 68,888 pieces this example is number 38814 and is from the Year of the Snake 1991. This coin includes the certificate of authenticity, the sealed, encapsulated coin with a gold plated horse inset cameo, the book-style red velvet fitted case with gold plated corners and silk lining, and the original red cardboard box...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Contemporary item #1336993 (stock #C/JB)
STUDIO ANTIQUES & FINE ART, INC.
$65.00
plus shipping
THE Book on Alexandria Stoneware and Pottery - limited supply available
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Contemporary item #1331984 (stock #hendin.nj)
GUIDE TO BIBLICAL COINS 5th Edition

By David Hendin

values by Hebert Kreindler

6 x 9 inch, study stitch-bound hardcover

with full color dustjacket

640 pages

How has the book changed?

1. Complete listing of Judaea Capta series, the first time this has been assembled as a series in a single volume with other Judaean and Biblical coins, exceeding even the coins listed in the new Roman Imperial Coinage...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Contemporary item #1074001
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.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Contemporary item #689461 (stock #8888)
This is a collage of Maki prints depicting the tokkuri (sake bottle). We have added images of most of the prints here. Enjoy. Be Sure to CLICK Above as directed, please.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Contemporary item #1348094 (stock #holylandb)
Venus Galleries
$175.00
Coins of the Holy Land: The Abraham and Marian Sofaer Collection at The American Numismatic Society and the Israel Museum (Ancient Coins in North American Collections)

Author: Ya'akov Meshorer with Gabi Bijovsky and Wolfgang Fischer-Bossert...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Contemporary item #1371695 (stock #1-1068)
"China's Old Dwellings" by Ronald G. Knapp. Published by Hawaii University. 2000. 362 pages. Numerous illustrations (maps, drawings, reproductions of ancient engravings, photos). Soft cover as pictured is clean showing almost no wear...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : North American : Canada : Contemporary item #1345604 (stock #9446)
A 2005 Canada 5 dollars End of World War II pure silver coin in the case. This Royal Canadian Mint commemorative specimen (proof) finish with frosted highlights is one of 25,000 struck (this one is #22944). It includes the hard plastic swing-open red presentation case, the sponge-backed mounting platform, the original sealed coin capsule and the original certificate of authenticity. The coin is 99.99% silver and it weighs 31.9 grams. This super gift and collectible is in excellent condition ...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : North American : Canada : Contemporary item #1270640 (stock #02498)
A beautiful Canada Royal Canadian Mint 925 sterling silver (34 gram) coin issued as part of the Chinese lunar calendar commemorative series. Issued in a limited strike of 68,888 pieces this example is number 13858. This coin includes the certificate of authenticity, the sealed, encapsulated coin with a gold plated horse inset cameo, the book-style red velvet fitted case with gold plated corners and silk lining, and the original red cardboard box. It is in excellent mint-in-box as described co...
David Anthony
$395.00
The Presidential Proof Set contains 4 coins issued in 2010 at the San Francisco mint honoring presidents Millard Fillmore, Franklin Pierce, James Buchanan, and Abraham Lincoln. The coins are ANACS graded PR 70 DCAM with First Day of Issue designation.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Contemporary item #167337
Shirley Allen
$39.95
"Linen Postcards Images of the American Dream", this is it, the first the only linen postcard reference book. Mark Werther and Lorenzo Mott have poured there Passion and Knowledge into this Magic Book.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Contemporary item #1177421 (stock #B-21)
Otafuku: Joy of Japan, bu Amy Katoh. 2005, Tuttle. 192 pages. Condition=New. In English & Japanese. "Amy Katoh explores the colorful world of Otafuku. Katoh traces Otafuku's roots and folk beginnings, showing her many delightful aspects and providing a magical glimpse into this charming and little-known corner of Japanese culture that is sure to enchant readers. This book is filled with more than 100 color photos of Otafuku images selected from the collection of hundreds that Katoh has amass...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Contemporary item #1404039
A soft cover book written by Lois Wasserspring and published in 2000 by Chronicle Books, San Francisco. In fine condition, the book highlights several artists. 131pp. Like new.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Contemporary item #1121950 (stock #BLib35)
Trede, Melanie, and Julia Meech, Arts of Japan: The John C. Weber Collection. Berlin: Museum fur Ostasiatische Kunst Staatliche Museen zu Berlin 2006. Softcover.
Catalog of 78 objects from the Weber collection, with essays by Quitman Eugene Phillips, Melanie Trede, Alexander Hoffman, and Terry Satsuki Milhaupt. Numerous color illustrations.
Like new condition
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Currency : Contemporary item #1270670 (stock #7089)
A beautiful near mint in box set of two Canada $10 uncirculated bank notes in a padded book-style display binder, a great descriptive booklet and the original 7-3/4 x 7-3/4" box. Issued by the bank of Canada, it shows the $10 bill through the ages and compares the 1986 and 2001 issues in a limited edition of 50,000. The padded black binder has the encased banknotes in plastic in a double-sided page-style holder for viewing both sides. This set is in near mint condition with only a small scrap...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Contemporary item #1154382
Painted Splendor -The Context and Conservation of a Chinese Reception Hall in the Philadelphia Museum of Art. The exhibit offers "a rare glimpse of the monumental building style and magnificent decorative painting associated with traditional palace architecture in China...built in Beijing in the final years of the Ming dynasty..." Published in 2004 by the Philadelphia Museum of Art. 48 pgs., 40 color reproductions, 7 b&w reproductions.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : North American : Canada : Contemporary item #1345605 (stock #9447)
A 2005 Canada 10 dollars Year of the Veteran pure silver coin in the case. This Royal Canadian Mint commemorative specimen (proof) finish with frosted highlights is one of 20,000 struck (this one is #00877). It includes the hard plastic swing-open red presentation case, the sponge-backed mounting platform, the original sealed coin capsule and the original certificate of authenticity. The coin is 99.99% silver and it weighs 25.18 grams. This super gift and collectible is in excellent condition wi...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Contemporary item #1321354
Published in 2003 by Harry Abrams, a small hardcover with jacket featuring colored photos/examples of Lalique jewelry and glass. The jacket shows light wear...110pp.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Contemporary item #1332147
This amazing work is the accompanying monumental publication to the exhibition opening for the first time to the public January 2013 at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem, "Herod the Great: The King's Final Journey." It is the first exhibition entirely dedicated to Herod the Great, Israel’s greatest builder, as well as one of the most controversial figures in Jewish history. It seeks to illuminate Herod's story (74 BCE-4BCE), his reign and his role in the history of the region through a display of...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Contemporary item #1399753 (stock #3336)
Sotheby's Hong Kong Lost Treasures Catalog Box Set 2007. Used but in very good condition. Special auction concerning famous objects and remains forbidden city. Title: Lost Treasures: Yuanmingyuan the Garden of Absolute Clarity Imperial Peking the Last Days 2 Volume set in slipcase by Sotheby's. Hardcover. 2 volumes in Slipcase. In very good condition. little wear and tear on the slipcase, else Very Good. Dimensions slipcase; 11 1/4" 8 3/4" x 1 3/4". An important collector's item.Two special Impe...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Contemporary item #1028926
The Bodhisattva Collection
Free with any purchase from our Early Chinese section
An excellent pictorial reference book documenting the famed Anthony M. Solomon Collection of Chinese Tomb Sculptures. There are about 60 high quality, full color photos plus some very informative text by Virginia Bower. The pieces represented mostly cover the Han, Northern Wei, Northern Qi, and Tang Dynasties This is a very good book for anybody interested in tomb sculptures. In our candid opinion, it's not enough of a reason to purchase an antique merely for the sake of a free book, but any...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Contemporary item #1116370
in this serious and comprehensive volume Margaret Duda has put Chinese toggles on the map, this is a big book in terms of size but also in terms of breath of coverage. there are over 1500 illustrations