CHINESE CLOISONNE - The Pierre Uldry Collection. 331 pp. of valuable information and 381 black-and-white as well as full-color photos. Excellent used condition. Insured Priority Mail within the U.S., $15. Elsewhere at cost.
Hobson, R.L., The wares of the Ming dynasty. Rutland/Tokyo: Charles E. Tuttle Company 1962. With dust jacket and with card board slip case. 1st edn. Little tear in back of dust jacket, all in all in near new condition.
Book on ceramics and porcelain with 9 color plates, 50 b/w plates, hand drawn marks, etc.
Food at the Time of the Bible: From Adam's Apple to the Last Supper
By Miriam Vamosh
Format: Paperback, 104pp
Authentic Fossil of European Woolly Mammoth (Mammuthus Primigenius) tooth (molar). Last Ice Age period. PLEISTOCENE: 150,000 - 20,000 years ago
This is a rare example of top-grade specimen with superb large plate structures and roots.
Teeth from the true European (not Siberian) Woolly mammoth deposits rarely survive with roots structures like this and ever found in this condition. There are more mastodon fossils found in Florida than European Woolly Mammoth fossils...
The Sacred Bridge: Carta's Atlas of the Biblical World (Hardcover).
by Anson F Rainey (Author), R. Steven Notley (Author).
To meet the need for clear and accurate information, Professors Anson F. Rainey and R. Steven Notley have now come forward with an atlas that traces the course of Near Eastern history from the Chalcolithic Age (c. 3500 BCE) to the defeat of Bar Kochba's fighters and their retreat to the caves east of En-gedi...
A group of 4 Neanderthal tools from Fontmaure, France. Jasper, heights between 1 3/4"- 2". All in excellent condition, legal surface finds. A set of small, diverse scrapers on flakes, all with finely executed retouches. The third from the left in the photo also has a fine burin. Dating to 80,000-50,000 BCE.
The book, THOMPSON IN AFRICA or AN ACCOUNT OF THE MISSIONARY LABORS, SUFFERINGS, TRAVELS, AND OBSERVATIONS is the compilation of the journal kept by missionary George Thompson while working at the Mendi Mission in Sierra Leone, Africa, during the period 1848-1851...
Fine and ergonomically very well designed Neanderthal proto axe on a flake from Reculver, Kent, England. Legal surface find. Height 2 7/8". Lovely, soft ocean patina. excellent condition. The chip evident is the top right of the left hand view is either a very early chip or was part of the original design of the lithic. It has a nice series of percussion ripples indicating a very sharp and directed blow. Large area of cortex remaining. Dates to approximately 120,000-80,000 BCE.
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.
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...
large Fluorite sphere in pale greens and rust browns, with large fracture like lines make this an interesting piece when lit . Size 5.5" in diameter weight 7.5 pounds
Published by Gibbs Smith in 1998, this is the revised edition of the original, published in 1993. This edition is the preferred one, with additional text and photos, including a chronology of events, commissions and exhibitions. The book is richly illustrated with 348 images included, most in full color, with a total of 296 pages. Large size, it measures 12 1/4" x 11 1/8" and retains the original dust jacket. The dark brown cloth cover is embossed with copper colored letters...
This unusual 5-3/8" x 3-1/2" combination souvenir postcard and advertisement is titled "Souvenir of East Liverpool, Ohio, showing the process of manufacturing crockery at The Knowles, Taylor & Knowles Co, the largest pottery in Amerika." (Note the German spelling.)
The card is also marked "Serie 253. Published by Wilson Stationery Co., East Liverpool, Ohio...
"Bar-Kochba: The rediscovery of the legendary hero of the last Jewish Revolt against Imperial Rome"
By Yigael Yadin
Weidenfeld and Nicolson Jerusalem (1971)
271 pages including 150 black and white illustrations and 90 color illustrations.
Hardcover with dust jacket. Slight wear on edges of dusk jacket, book interior in very good condition, no marks or blemishes...
This lot includes three Anthony Trollope books all published by Dodd Mead & Co., New York. Phineas Redux Vol. I was published in 1913 and Vol. III in 1910. Dr. Thorne Vol.I was published in 1914. The owner's name is inscribed on the front free paper of all three books and the red boards show modest wear.
1979. Exhibition catalog.Artists' bios with b+ w illustrations. (Neil Dallas Brown, Robert Callender, Peter Collins, Patricia Douthwaite, Ian Hamilton, Alexander Fraser, John Huston, John Johnstone, John Knox, William Littlejohn, Robin Philipson, Ian McKenzie Smith.) Published by the Maine State Commission on the Arts & Humanities~ Augusta, Maine. 28 pp. Light wear.
Offered is a SWITZERLAND, HELVETICA , SILVER 5 FRANCS coin, DATED 1944, (15.00 gm, 31mm), in CHOICE UNC condition.
Three eccentric Neanderthal multi-tools on irregular Levallois flakes. Jasper, heights between 2 1/2" and 3 3/8". Fontmaure, France. Legal surface finds. All in excellent condition with glossy patinas. Interesting group of tools which take full advantage of the random forms of the irregular Levallois flakes, having been retouched to highlight the properties of the flake. Dating to approximately 80,000-50,000 BCE.