All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1980 item #1345620 (stock #Alib47)
Vera Kubickova, Persian Miniatures, Spring Books, London 1975(?). Hardcover with dust jacket, ca. 160 pages with 49 color illustrations. Translated by R. Finlayson-Samsour, photos by Werner Forman.

Dust jacket torn, book with scrapes on covers, otherwise in very good condition

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All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : New item #786441 (stock #B.B.18.06.08)
Women at the Time of the Bible by Miriam Vamosh (Abingdon Press: 2008) (Paperback).

ENGLISH.

SHIPPING $5.

103pp.Illustrated

A fascinating exploration of life during Bible times.

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1930 item #1302315
A small olive green linen hard cover published by Oxford at the Clarendon Press in 1923. Owner's name is inscribed. The cover shows some staining and minor splitting at the spine. There is also some foxing on the back pastedown.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #1246352
An early edition by Rudyard Kipling. The green linen boards have an embossed Viking ship design with gilt lettering (somewhat faded). The pages are uncut and the boards show light wear. Page 41 has toning where "Bobs" (poem by Kipling from a newspaper)was inserted. Light foxing.There is also an old water stain on the top of the title page and first few pages. Inscribed...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1990 item #1104502
Porcelains, bronzes, decorative arts, furniture, glass etc. No price list. Light wear on the cover. 284 lots.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1492 item #1178928 (stock #M9531)
Book: Origins of Thai Art

Published price £22.50. Our price £8.50

This books covers the origins and history of Thai art from Neolithic times (c. 2300 BC) up to the 13th century AD. See our images for more information.

Cloth bound hardback with a paper jacket. Size 26 x 23.5 cm. 196 printed pages...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 2000 item #1066005
A slim, oversized softcover book with b&w photos. Text by Robin Emmerson. Printed by The Gallpen Press Ltd. Pottergate, Norwich(1984.) Very very light wear on the cover. Unmarked. 24pp.
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
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1940 item #1301425
Ca 1930. Former library copy with stamps. A clean instrumental score published by Ernst Eulenbburg, Leipzig. Other publications are referenced in the back. Original soft cover with paper boards. 66pp.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : New item #787487
Venus Galleries
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Paperback: 64 pages .

Publisher: University of California Press (July 3, 1992).

Language: English .

ISBN-10: 0520080319 .

ISBN-13: 978-0520080317 .

book Dimensions: 9.5 x 7 x 0.2 inches.

Shipping Weight: 7 ounces.

SHIPPING $5.

About this book: The sheer abundance of pottery found on Roman sites throughout Europe and Asia makes it essential to our understanding of the ancient societies that created it...
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 : Pre 1990 item #1368602
A softcover published in 1989. Essay by Dorothy Norman. The back cover shows light wear.89 B&W photos.
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 : Pre 1950 item #1313157
Possibly a first edition- cloth-bound hard cover ( no jacket) published in 1946 by the American Artists Group. Includes nine color plates by various artists along with 35 illustrations. The cover shows some wear on the edges, with a smudge and bump on the front.The end papers have yellowed- otherwise fine. 76pp.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 2000 item #1404752
An oversized softcover published in 1993 by Benedikt Taschen and printed in Germany. Most of the 91 plates are in color. A chronology is listed in the back. The cover shows light wear. 96pp.
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.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1970 item #784114
Part of the Collector's Pieces series. Small hardcover published by Walker & Co New York and printed in Hong Kong in 1969. 64 pages. B&W photos along with various Spode marks.The front end sheet is slightly separating and front cover is very slightly warped.
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 : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1980 item #1018302
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.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : New item #787482
Venus Galleries
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Origins of the Alphabets: Introduction to Archaeology.

Paperback: 72 page

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Language: English

Book Dimensions: 9.2 x 6.5 x 0.3 inches

Illustrated

Shipping : $5

Read about the development of alphabets and scripts, the evolution of modern letter forms, more.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1970 item #891618
Paperback. Stated "Thirteenth printing". Dell Publishing 1968. Crease on the back cover- light staining and wear on the front. Some paragraphs are highlighted in yellow.Pages have yellowed. Acceptable copy.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1970 item #1286179
A book club edition published in 1961. The dust jacket is worn with fading, tears and stains (as pictured).There is also a name written on the front free paper in pencil. No price is noted on the corner of the dustjacket.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1910 item #1333935
Ca 1900 A small pamphlet published by Garnier, Ostard & Cie, Paris. No date is noted. The plain paper cover may be the free paper and the booklet is bound with a thin silk string. Noted is "Limited Edition" on title page,along with an impressed photo of Wordsworth. Unmarked with just a smudge on the cover. There are six poems: Yarrow Unvisited,To the Skylark, To the Daisy, To a Highland Girl, Lucy Gray and England.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1980 item #1104510
 
 
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1970 item #1345307 (stock #Alib40)
B.W. Robinson, Drawings of the Masters. Persian Drawings from the 14th through the 19th century. Publ. Shorewood Publishers Inc, New York, 1965. 141 pages, 96 color and b/w plates with descriptions. Introduction into styles and schools by B.W. Robinson with 5 more b/w illustrations. Hard cover, no dust jacket, slip case.

Some pencil remarks and underlining in text, slip case a bit damaged.

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Stamp is not in good shape.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1990 item #1345235 (stock #Alib39)
Martin Lerner, The Flame and the Lotus. Indian and Southeast Asian Art from the Kronos Collections, publ. The Metropolitan Museum of Art & Harry N. Abrams, Inc., New York, 1984. ISBN 0-87099-374-7. 191 pages, 106 ill. (40 color), covering mostly sculpture and some works of art, ritual objects and artifacts. Hard cover, with dust jacket.

Good condition, traces of usage on dust jacket, corners dented.

Shipping withing USA $5 economy service

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Pre 1990 item #1013728
Program listing the 150 films shown at the Centre Georges Pompidou between May 4 through October 1988. Brief synopsis, B + W movie photos, actors noted. Stain on the lower front cover otherwise in good condition. Paperback written in French.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : New item #1329999 (stock #M9532)
Book: Dragon Sea - Vietnamese Hoi An Hoard - Hard Back 1st Edition

Published price £18.99. Our price £5.99.

This book, "Dragon Sea", by Frank Pope is essentially the story of a 15th century shipwreck that came to be known as the "Hoi An Hoard"...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1980 item #1345621 (stock #Alib48)
Harold P. Stern, Freer Gallery of Art fiftieth anniversary exhibition. 1. Ukiyo-e painting, publ. Smithsonian Institution, Washington 1973. Paperback, exhibition catalog, 334 pages, 118 screens, scroll paintings, drawings and related items with extensive descriptions and b/w illustrations, some color illustrations. Includes errata slip.

Fair condition...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Fossils : Pre 1800 item #1358827 (stock #20170512c)
China old zitan stick and stand
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Prehistorical item #1395241 (stock #2058)
A group of five Neolithic tools from the Ertebolle-Ellerbek or Kitchen Midden Culture, Mesolithic Denmark. Flint, all in excellent condition with fine, varied ground patinas. Lengths between 2 1/2" and 3 1/8". Auction purchase. This group includes three multi-tool blades with notches on flakes and two burins. Date to between 5300-3900 BCE.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Philately : First Day Covers : Contemporary item #1424592 (stock #S2)
New definitive issue of stamps, QE II, 12th June 1973
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Philately : First Day Covers : Contemporary item #1424591 (stock #S1)
Definitive stamps last day of issue, 11th July 1987
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Asian : Pre 1800 item #1424387
A rare authentic Qing Dynasty cash coin in extremely fine condition , the copper is with nice original patina and in very nice coloration
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Byzantine : Pre 1930 item #1359435 (stock #346)
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All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Byzantine : Pre 1940 item #1363969 (stock #20170723)
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All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Greek : Pre 1900 item #1363512 (stock #20170516)
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All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Pre 1970 item #1363134 (stock #38)
china old carpet 3 36 x 1.2
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre AD 1000 item #1178929 (stock #M9530)
British Museum Book- The Terracotta Warriors

Published price £9.99. Our price £5.00.

This is a small yet well-produced book, more a picture book than anything, and is a good introduction to the subject of the First Emperor of China and The Terracotta Warriors. There are many fine close-up photos of individual soldiers from the Terracotta Army, as well as some other photos. Basic background information is also given.

Hardback with a paper jacket. Size 16 x 19 cm. 96 printed pages...

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 : References : Antiques : Pre 1980 item #1121949 (stock #Alib34)
Dorrington-Ward, Carol (ed.), Fans from the east. New York: Debrett's Peerage Limited/The Viking Press 1978.
Hard cover binding with dust jacket.
Essays on fans in China (Julia Hutt), Japan (Joe Earle), Southeast Asia (Nancy Armstrong) an on Chinoiserie with 29 color plates and 79 b/w illustrations.
Dust jackets with minor abrasions (shelf wear) and covers slightly warped.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1990 item #1345660 (stock #Alib54)
Wen Fong, Robert Bagley, Jenny So, Maxwell Hearn, The Great Bronze Age of China, publ. Alfred A. Knopf, Inc./Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York 1980. Hard cover with dust jacket, published in conjunction with the exhibition with the same name in several museums in the USA, 386 pages, numerous color and b/w illustrations of archaic bronzes and artifacts in jade and earthenware etc...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Postcards : Pre 1950 item #285287 (stock #C-B0001)
A hand colored card in excellent condition marked "Genuine Curteich-Chicago "C T Art-colortone" Post Card (Reg.U.S.Pat.Off.)" "2--Post Card Specialties, Nerw Orleans, LA"
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 : Ephemera : Photographs : Pre 1900 item #707133 (stock #see above)
Galerie Hafner
Price: see above
No. 38 = Bonfils No. 144: Karnak - Hypostyle hall. No. 39 = Zangaki No. 989: Karnak - Hypostyle hall. No. 40 = Bonfils No. 143: Karnak - Hypostyle hall. No...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : New item #787540
Venus Galleries
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Catalogue of the Aramaic and Mandaic Incantation Bowls in the British Museum

by J. B. Segal (Author), Henrietta C. D. McCall (Author)

Hardcover: 239 pages

Publisher: British Museum Press (January 2000)

Language: English

ISBN-10: 0714111457

ISBN-13: 978-0714111452

Catalogue of the Aramaic and Mandaic Incantation Bowls in the British Museum By J. B. Segal with a contribution by E. O. C. Hunter. London; British Museum Press, 2000. Pp. 239; plates. . ISBN 0...
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. 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 s...