"Ancient India", Bulletin of the Archeological Survey of India, number 2, July 1946. Published by the Manager of Publications, Delhi. Printed by the Baptist Mission Press, Calcutta. 8 3/8"x10 11/16" (21,5x27 cm). 137 pages. Numerous drawings, maps and photos. A series of articles on the archeology of India, Afghanistan and Pakistan, by British field experts, published in the mid forties to the early sixties. Contents described on cover (see photo 1). Worn but good condition.
"Ancient India", Bulletin of the Archeological Survey of India, number 1, January 1946. Published by the Manager of Publications, Delhi. Printed by the Baptist Mission Press, Calcutta. 8 3/8"x10 11/16" (21,5x27 cm). 82 pages. Numerous drawings, maps and photos. A series of articles on the archeology of India, Afghanistan and Pakistan, by British field experts, published in the mid forties to the early sixties. Contents described on cover (see photo 1). Worn but good condition.
E. HOWARD & Co. REFERENCE & IDENTIFICATGUIDE 1858 - 1903 48 Pages. Limited quantity. OUT OF PRINT. Original comprehensive identification and production guide for this famous American Producer. This copy is a reprint of a 1968 original guide.
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This hard back book was published in 1949. It was written by Mary Brooks Picken and published by Singer Sewing Machine Company. There are 244 pages filled with black and white illustrations, sketches, color photos of finished products a person might sew, etc. The text teaches everything one would want/need to know about one's sewing machine and about how to sew anything. It is a great collectible and very informative...
Oblong folio album with 54 albumen and 7 photolitho photographs, showing ruins and city scenes. Half leather with spine stamped "Egypt" in gilt. The black and white photographs mounted on boards. Each print approximately 22 cm x 28 cm, signed in the negative, the majority numbered and captioned in French.
- Felix Bonfils, French photographer, active 1867 - 1885.
No. 02 = Bonfils No. 1460: Matareyeh - Park with group of ostriches.
No. 03 = Zangaki No. 495: Cairo - General view of the citadel.
No. 04 = Bonfils No. 1363: Cairo - General view of tombs of califsand citadel.
No. 05 = Bonfils No. 1109: Cairo - Mosque Kait-Bey.
No. 06 = Bonfils No. 1369: Cairo - Mosque of al Azhar.
No. 07 = Bonfils No. 1371: Cairo - Mosque of al Azhar, the courtyard.
No. 08 = Bonfils No. 1089: Cairo - The mosque of Amr Ibn al-As.
No. 14 = Bonfils No. 105: Giza - Valley temple of Khephren.
No. 15 = Bonfils No. 111: Giza - Great Sphinx and pyramids.
No. 16 = Bonfils No. 114: Giza - Tourists climbing pyramid of Khufu.
No. 17 = Bonfils No. 621: Daily life - Women carrying water.
No. 18 = Zangaki No. 511: Daily life - family with camel.
No. 26 = Lekegian No. 1061: Theben West Bank - Medinet 1st court.
No. 27 = Bonfils No. 224: Theben West Bank - Medinet Abou Wall relief.
No. 28 = Bonfils No. 160: Theben West Bank - Medinet Habu.
No. 29 = Lekegian: Ramesses (...).
No. 30 = Zangaki: Theben West Bank - Deir-el-Bahri.
No. 31 = Lekegian No. 1073: Luxor - Pylon of Ramesses II with an obelisk.
No. 32 = Zangaki No. 969: Luxor - Colossus of Ramesses II.
No. 33 = Lekegian No. 1062: Luxor - Collones d'Amenhotep III.
No. 34 = Phot...
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. 41 = Bonfils No. 142: Karnak - Hypostyle hall.
No. 42 = Lekegian No. 1113: Karnak - Hypostyle hall.
No. 43 = Lekegian No. 1114: Karnak - Hypostyle hall.
No. 44 = Zangaki No. 903: Karnak - Temple precinct of Amun.
No. 45 = Zangaki No. 1003: Karnak - Obelisk.
No. 46 = Zangaki No. 998: Karnak - Wall relief.
No. 47 = Zangaki No. 899: Ka...
No. 50 = Lekegian No. 1143: Edfou - Wall relief coronation.
No. 51 = Lekegian No. 1142: Edfou - Door with wall reliefs.
No. 52 = Bonfils No. 171: ? - Portique de temple d'Esmeh.
No. 53 = Zangaki No. 630: Daily life - Men at draw well.
No. 54 = Bonfils: Daily life - Man draw water from a well.
No. 55 = Bonfils No. 178: Nile - 1st cataract.
No. 56 = Zangaki No. 1053: Nile - 1st cataract.
No. 57 = Photoglob No. 5583: Nile - 1st cataract.
No. 58 = Lekegian: Philae - Hall of columns.
No. 59 ...
Fabulous midnight blue beaded box bag purse with tortoise Lucite top. It is in great condition. It measures 7.25" across. No signature inside, but it is definitely a designer lucite purse from the 1950/1960s. Black satin lining with elastic pocket. No condition problems, just a little wear on the metal finish of clasp.
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.
First edition hardcover published by Doubleday in 1963.A major retrospective of Steichen's work, designed by Kathleen Haven and produced in collaboration with MOMA. Dustjacket a bit worn - interior in good condition. Slightly musty. 234 full page reproductions.
Scarabs, Chronology, and Interconnections
Egypt and Palestine in the Second Intermediate Period.
2007 XII-212 p. text + 228 p. plates.
Dr.Daphna Ben-Tor.Curator of Egyptian Archaeology at Israeli Museum in Jerusalem.
**Signed by author personally**.
Scarabs, Chronology, and Interconnections
Egypt and Palestine in the Second Intermediate Period.
Collection: Orbis Biblicus et Orientalis, Series Archaeologica (OBO SA), volume 27.
Andon magazine, Vol. 11/2, no. 42.
36 pp., 24.5 x 17.5 cm. Paper. English text. Numerous b/w illustrations.
Pulverer, Gerhard, Japanese woodblock prints and impressionism, pp. 31-42;
Groenewegen, Peter, Photography of prints and small objects, pp. 43-49;
Morse, Peter, Additional Drawings in Hokusai’s ‘Hundred Poets’ series, pp. 50-52;
Lane, Richard, Teenage mutant ninja: the book, p. 53;
Kress, Else, Travelling shrine in shape of an...
Anonymous- no date nor publisher. Text is in Italian, German, English and French.
There are 40 (vedute) black and white prints (appox. 4-1/2" x 7") of various locations. No marks but two small tears and spots on the cover and one smudge on another page (not on picture) and on the back cover. Silk tie holds the booklet( 9-1/2" x 6-1/2") together.
Lee King Tsi, Hu Shih Chang, Dragon and Phoenix, Chinese Lacquerware, The Lee Family Collection, Tokyo. Drache und Phoenix, Lackarbeiten aus China, Sammlung der Familie Lee, Tokyo. Exhibition Catalogue, 1990. Exhibition in the Museum of East Asian Art, City of Cologne, Germany, 24 march – 24 June 1990.
230 pp., 28 x 22 cm. Hardboard. English / German language.
16 colour plates, 154 b/w illustrations.
Outside cover very slightly rubbed, otherwise perfect condition.
The 99 la...
Ledderose, Lothar (ed.), lm Schatten hoher Baeume. Malerei der Ming- und Qing Dynastien aus der Volksrepublik China - (Literati Paintings of the Ming- and Qing Dynasties (1368-1911) from the collections of the Museum of the Province Liaoning, Shenyang, China. Exhibition Catalogue, 1985, in 3 German museums: Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Museum fuer Ostasiatische Kunst, Koeln, Museum fuer Kunst und Gewerbe, Hamburg, 13 Jan. – 4 Aug. Baden-Baden, Germany, 1985.
250 pp., 27.5 x 23 cm....
Muneshige Narazaki, Hokusai, Masterworks of Ukiyo-e, The 36 Views of Mt Fuji, Kodansha International Ltd. Tokyo, New York, S.F. 1982.
96 pp., 26 x 19 cm. Paper. English text. 57 colour plates.
Perfect condition, one ex libris ‘Rolf M. Degener’.
Well-known, but always fresh and astonishing are the ways Mt. Fuji is presented by Hokusai. Whether dominating the entire print or being just visible at the horizon above human activities, depicted in cool, clean colours and dramatic ...
Speiser, Werner, Lackkunst in Ostasien
Herausgegeben im Auftrage der Herbol-Werke–Herbig-Haarhaus AG, Koeln.
Holle Verlag, Baden-Baden, Germany, 1965,
375 pp., 25.5 x 21 cm. Cloth. German language. 37 colour plates, 256 b/w illustrations.
Dust cover faded and slightly worn at spine, slight foxing at page edges, otherwise perfect condition.
Lackkunst in Ostasien (East-Asian Lacquer Art) is one of the first overviews written in German language on the subject of lacquer. The bo...
Whang Ji Hyun, Huh Dong Hwa, Cha Su, Die Kunst der koreanischen Stickerei, Sammlung Huh Dong Hwa, Museum für Koreanische Stickerei (Museum of Korean Embroidery, Seoul). With foreword by Roger Goepper. Catalogue of an exhibition held at the Museum für Ostasiatische Kunst, Koeln, 1987.
136 pp., 39 colour ills., 86 b/w ills.
27.5 x 22 cm. Paper. German text.
The catalogue presents Korean embroidered objects from a private Korean collection. Shown are Buddhist ba...
Here is a compelling full page ad that was featured in the New York Times, May 10, 1970. "Finally Your Senator Can Vote to End the War. Angry Americans. Saddened Americans....Your kids shouldn't go to college to get killed...
Support the peace amendment sponsored by McGovern, Hatfield, Goodell Cranston & Hughes." Paper has yellowed and is folded and the names of senators who supported the amendment have been underlined in ink.
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...
Eijer, Dieuwke, Kagamibuta, Mirrors of Japanese Life and Legend, The Baur Collection / Heinz Kaempfer Fund (Geneva / Leiden), 1994. 95 pages, numerous b/w and color illustrations. Extensive description of the history, materials, techniques of kagamibuta, its subject matter and kagamibuta makers, richly illustrated with excellent photos of pieces from the Baur Collection and from private collections. The appendix contains a list of kagamibuta makers with their signatures and biographic informatio...
Anglo Saxon Classics:
Norrœna, Embracing the History and Romance of Northern Europe
ed. Erasmus B. Anderson (various authors)
13 volumes fully bound in dark blue leather with elaborate gilt tooled designs; some uncut pages. This set is #1 of the American limited edition of only 10, worldwide.
Published: New York, Norrœna Society, 1906
This is a Cardboard Box titled 'NASSAU MELODY' with a Blonde MERMAID COVER. Apparently designed to hold Bottles of Perfume 'blended & bottled in Paris'. Size is 7/8" X 4" X 3". Pre 1950? in VG Condition
EASTERN ZHOU RITUAL BRONZES From the Arthur M. Sackler Collection, by Jenny So, c. 1995, concludes a major project to catalogue the Sackler Collection. Standards in the field, these volumes are a monument to Dr. Sackler's love for China and its artistic heritage and his dedication to furthering Western understanding. The supreme art of ancient China was the bronze ritual vessel. Kings and nobles offered food and drink to their ancestors in spectacular cast bronze containers which served to ad...
With text by Daisy Lion-Goldschmidt and Jean-Claude Moreau-Gobbard, CHINESE ART, Bronze, Jade, Sculpture, Ceramics, c. 1962, presents some of the finest timeless Chinese works of art covering a period of approximately 4000 years. Excellent condition. 428 pages, 65 color plates, 133 photo-engravings with complete and detailed descriptions, a chronological table of Chinese dynasties and a bibliography. About 10.5" x 13" x 2" and weighs about 8 lbs. Shipping at cost.
Territorial New Mexican postcard, Rosebud N.M. Real photo postcard. 1908-1910. Slightly rounded corners.
c. 1910-1915. Slight rounded corners.
Mexican Real Photo Postcard Mexican Revolution with Windchesters. Miguel Marcias G. And Alfredo Marcias Roja. Slight ink staining.
Copyright 1907 by Geo. B. Cornish, Arkansas City, Kans. Slightly rounded corners.
Stamp is not in good shape.
Rare hardbound copy of the Pall Mall Illustrated Magazine, edited by Lord Frederic Hamilton. Staining on the frontispiece, title and index pages; front half of the book has light staining on the edges.
Henry Noel Humphreys, "Parables of our Lord" printed 1847, New York,D. Appleton edition. 2000 of these books were printed in 1947 and, of those, 1000 were printed with D. Appleton title page. Front and Back book covers are made of Paper-Mache boards covered with elaborately carved black plaster. 31 pages plus the title page are multi-colored chromolithographed, illuminated with each page having a different design. According to the inscription, this copy was a gift from Will, an "affectionat...
A 7 x 3-1/2" curved card stereoview or stereo card depicting an Alaska Goldrush scene. Issued by B.L. Singley in 1900, this is number 9256 - "A HALT BY THE WAYSIDE, EN ROUTE TO KLONDIKE". It has an orange face and pink backing, with a quote by John P. Clum, USPO Inspector and Lecturer. The image shows a reclining prospector under his draped tent with his buddy cookin' up some vittles. This item is in excellent original condition with no cracks, scrapes, bends, spotting, losses, damage or rep...
An attractive 5-3/8 x 3-1/2" genuine photograph postcard c1910, featuring a cute baby girl with a full-size doll in a fur-trimmed outfit standing on a wonderfully ornate Victorian chair. This card has a great sepia tint, and it is unadressed; it has the DURA STUDIOS mark. It has a pencilled inscription 46782 MARRELL IM A(?) (photographer's notation) and BARBARA MERRELL WELLINGTON. This item is in superb near mint original condition with no scrapes, bends, foxing, tears, losses, damage or rep...
A motorcycle & sidecar tintype circa 1905 with a historic view. This scarce, very early photograph is on a late tintype (photo on treated metal blank) and this 2-3/8 x 1-5/8" (view area) image consists of a young motorcycle rider astride the bike with a rather concerned-looking grandma in the sidecar. Three other ladies stand behind her, and there is an Edmonson's Red Seal Toffee pail in the middle of the road (road hazards were a little different in those days...). It comes papered into its ...
Unsigned hand-tinted photograph of a stream/pond scene. Image size is 5 7/8 by 3 3/4 inches, mat size is 9 5/8 by 7 5/8 inches. Framed size is 10 1/2 by 8 1/2 inches. Condition is good with a water stain on left side of mat near frame, small white spot on mat in upper right of image. Pre-1940, original frame and backing, very minor damage to lower right frame corner. Horizontal coloration difference is due to lighting when taking photo of framed work, not a flaw.
This is a Japanese military map of North Asia dated 25th/29th July, 12 Year of Showa reign. This is translated to the 12th year of Emperor Hirohito’s reign. He became emperor in 1926 and died in 1989. Add the 12 year to 1926 that translate the map dating to 1938.
This is a general Japanese military map of North Asia of the Japanese troop deployment and the armies that they are fighting against. The countries shaded in dark yellow colour are greater Japan, which consist of Japan, the sout...
Lladro figurine "Happy Birthday" measuring 8" tall x 4" wide. No. 5429, introduced in 1987; perfect condition - no box.
Stated first edition of the three-act play, "The Autumn Garden" by Lillian Helman. This play was performed on Broadway in 1951 at the Coronet Theatre and actor James Lipton (who now hosts the PBS show, The Actors Studio) is noted as a cast member.Copyright 1951 by Little, Brown and Co. Discarded library copy. 139 pages
This is another Grouping of STERLING SOUVENIR SPOONS in the Collection at Jantiques.
Primarily posted for DC Metro Walk in Clientele; however, we will attempt to respond to Inquiries
Offered is a lovely, double, gutta-percha photograph case holding two early 19th century tin types of two different women.
The double gutta-percha case measures 2.5 inches wide x 3 inches long x .75 inches deep when closed, and 5 inches wide when opened. The case appears to be in excellent condition!
The two cased tin types are each further framed within different press-molded, thin, ornate, brass frame and behind a little pane of glass. Each tin type is labeled with the name of the woman:...
This is the LIFE OF GEORGE WASHINGTON, BY JOHN MARSHALL. Published by JAMES CRISSY, PHILADELPHIA, 1839. Two Volumes; 5 3/4" X 8 5/8";
VOL. I has 460 pages & VOL. II has 448 pages; Leather covers; edge and corner wear; interior foxing, grade is VG. ANTIQUE SET for the Collector here
This is the ANTIQUE BOOK: SARTOR RESARTUS BY THOMAS CARLYLE. This Small Volume is duodecimo size with 332p; light foxing interior end pages; grade is VG+. Note the NOUVEAU Flower Cover Decorataions. No date found; however, we can date this SMALL VOLUME circa 1900.
*****More info: Author: Carlyle, Thomas.
Domain: Philosophy, Literature. Genre: Prose fiction. Country: England, Britain, Europe.
Carlyle's literary career may be traced back to 1826, a time when economic recession was ...
This is the ANTIQUE BOOK: BEAUTIES OF NATURE AND ART..edited by
DAPHNE DALE, 1892. Profusely ILLUSTRATED with subjects relating to ART, LITERATURE, HISTORY, etc. (some of the Contents and Illustrations shown via jpg here). Size of this BOOK is 8 1/8" X 10 3/8";
384p; VG to VG+ Condition right out of the late Victorian era...EXCEPTIONAL Book
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. Almost perfect condition.
Excellent exhibition catalogue, sh...
Book on Japanese art:
Tsuda – Manuskript, [Über die Lackkunst Japans, 1908, Tsuda Noritake, Tokyo, in der Karl Mannstaedt – Übersetzung.] A translation into the German language of a manuscript on the History of Japanese Lacquer by Tsuda Noritake, dated 1908.
The manuscript, written by Tsuda in the English language, is inscribed with kanji for Japanese names and technical terms. With b/w line drawings of tools and utensils, and reproduction of objects from Japanese lacquer books...
Macintyre, Michael, The Shogun Inheritance, Japan and the Legacy of the Samurai. Based on the BBC TV Series, London, William Collins & Sons Co., BBC, 1981. 216 pp., 167 color ills. 28.5 x 25 cm. Hardboard, dust jacket. Cover slightly rubbed, otherwise good condition.
This book is the result of a BBC film producer’s interest in modern Japan’s industrial culture, with glimpses of old Japan, its martial arts, the theater, and its geisha culture.
Michael Macintyre’s photographs present ...
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 ...
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.
White, Helen, Snuff Bottles from China. The Victoria and Albert Collection, Bamboo Publishing Ltd. in association with the Victoria and Albert Museum, London 1990. First edition. Hardcover (green fine linen), 14 ½ x 10 ¼ in. (37 x 26.4 cm), 291pp. with numerous color illustrations, green linen slipcover.
Well written introduction to the history of tobacco and the use of snuff bottles, followed by a description of the collection snuff bottles, organized according to material (hardstones,...
Fahr-Becker, Gabriele (ed.), The Art of East Asia, English edition, Koenemann Verlagsgesellschaft mbH, Cologne, 1999, 2 vols., 406pp and 407pp. 12 ½ x 10 ¾ in. (32 x 27.8 cm). Hardcover with dust jacket, in slipcase.
In these volumes the arts and cultures are discussed, richly illustrated in color, of China, Indonesia and the Champa Kingdoms (vol. I) and of the Kingdom of the Khmer, Thailand, Laos, Burma, Vietnam, Japan and Korea (vol. II). The focus of this book is clearly on China and Ja...