All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Contemporary item #1028929
The Bodhisattva Collection
Free with any blanc de chine purchase from our Chinese Monochrome section
An excellent pictorial reference specializing in blanc de chine (dehua) and a must-have book for anybody collecting within this field. The text by Robert Blumenthal is very good as well. We personally find that blanc de chine is probably the biggest area of fraud, abuse, and mistake by unscrupulous and /or unknowledgeable dealers, and as such it is probably the main area where novice collectors get burnt the most...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Contemporary item #1010631
This "Pre-Columbian Art of Mexico and Central America" book by Hasso von Winning is in mint condition, and is a "must have" reference book for collectors, museum curators, and art history students of Pre-Columbian art from Mexico and central America. This crisp, mint first edition is lavishly illustrated with superb examples from all the primary cultures of the entire Central American and Mexican region...
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 : 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 : Numismatics : Coins : North American : United States : Contemporary item #1228038 (stock #02376)
A 2002 American Historical Society painted .999 silver American Eagle silver bullion dollar coin in the original case with letter of authenticity. The 1-1/2" encapsulated coin is colourized on both sides and it is in the original as issued condition. This item is in excellent as issued condition with no losses, damage or repairs. All items are thoroughly and conservatively graded and all condition issues are noted; all items are vintage or antique and may have slight signs of gentle use...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Contemporary item #1339046
A stated first American Edition/first printing hard cover with jacket published in 2002 by Ecco, New York. Number line 10-1. B&W photos.There is one small black mark on the bottom edge of a page otherwise like new.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Contemporary item #1374432 (stock #3227)
Italian Bronze Commemorative Coin, Five Centuries of the Birth of Raphael, Renaissance Italian painter. In custom case and minted in 1983. Obverse: image of Raphael, signed B. Elliker, Reverse: Reproduction with some variation of the Madonna with the Goldfinch, signed. R. Ciabani. Coin is 60 mm or 2 3/8" diameter. Information found in LaMoneta.it, (Numismatica Italiana cod - W-WM72S / 5-1.)
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Contemporary item #1348750 (stock #jesusab)
From the author of the acclaimed historical novel, The Matthias Scroll, comes this nonfiction advance in Gospel interpretation. As fresh translations and undeniable inference open the Christianizing shells of lore and legend, a complete biography of Jesus emerges...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Contemporary item #1332150
Venus Galleries
$230.00
These two volumes offer a comprehensive corpus of ceramic forms and their typological development organized according to period, geographical region, and cultural tradition. The focus of each chapter is on the most characteristic pottery types and decorative motifs selected from a wide range of sites.

Unique in scope, this publication presents a wide range of ceramic types accompanied by specially prepared pottery plates and color photos illustrating thousands of forms...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Contemporary item #1332148
Comprehensive catalogue Pharaoh in Canaan: The Untold Story accompanies a major exhibition at the Israel Museum on the subject of Egyptian-Canaanite relations from the end of the fourth millennium BCE until the collapse of the Egyptian Empire in Canaan ca. 1130 BCE. The topics discussed in the catalogue range from the history of the political relations between Egypt and Canaan through the fascinating and at times surprising impact of their cultures on one another...
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. Binding is solid. Pages are clean. No marks, highlighting, underlining or inscriptions. A comprehensive critical examination of China's folk architectural forms. The work begins by tracing the interest in Chinese vernacular buildings in the 20th century...
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 #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 : 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...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 2000 item #743509 (stock #B 094)
Netsuke Kenkyukai Study Journal, Vol. 13, Number 2, Summer 1993. Contents:
Bushell Raymond, Questions & Answers, pp. 5-8, Ulak, James T., Namban, pp. 9-12, Lewis, Edmund J., When the Twain Met: The Namban Influence Upon Japanese Lacquer Art, pp. 13-24, Moss, Paul, Let’s go Dutch, Namban Netsuke, pp. 25-37, Kress, Else, Tobacco Smoking, Namban-jin and Their Pets in Old Japan, pp...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Pre 2000 item #1066825
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...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 2000 item #1333986
Taylor Publishing 1992.The cover shows light wear, the price is clipped and there is an inscription on the front free paper. The book itself is in mint condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 2000 item #1341340
A soft cover book published in 1997 by Raimage, Tanger, Morocco. Colored photos of the region of Agadir, on the coast near the Atlas Mountains.Text by Mohamed Temsamani. 95pp