Oversized coffee table book. Sumptuous pieces... lavish colored
photos....In excellent condition.
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.
This is a companion piece to the Museum's major exhibition that celebrated Cartier's 150th year anniversary. This soft cover edition, published in 1997 by the Trustees of the British Museum, is the most authoritative work on Cartier's work to date. It features 350 colored and 50 black and white illustrations. 320pgs. Light surface wear and spotting on the cover otherwise in mint condition.
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.
RETHINKING OUR PRE-HISTORY. An uncirculated, author signed copy of this study of comparative anthropology directed toward somatic morphology. The physical features of indigenous peoples of both North and South America are reflected upon as well as hominids of pre-history.
French marble clocks are increasing in popularity. This book deals with this subject. Its opening chapters reveal the history of the marble clock along with information about their origins and makers. Some chapters take a look at the famous pendule de Paris movement that is found in many French mantel clocks from the 19th and early 20th centuries.
The French Marble Clockis the first complete book on the subject, written by Nicolas Thorpe, who is an enthusiastic collector...
Large Sri Cakra Yantra Banner, showing interaction of male and female qualities. Hand Painted on cotton. 119 x119 cm. thought to be Indian or Himalayan. Trace of painting on reverse. Undated. Can be viewed in central London an shipped folded worldwide.
Sotheby's auction catalog for December 12,1991.
In fine condition, the back cover shows very light wear.
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...
An illustrated hard cover with dust jacket written by Peter Thornton and published in 1998 by Harry F Abrams New York.The jacket has very very light wear on the edge and corners otherwise the book is in mint condition. 438plates ~216pp.
Messengers of Modernism~American Studio Jewelry (1940-1960). Hard cover with dustjacket in pristine condition.
In three volumes with original slipcase and with tipped in reproductions of all the drawings in the correspondence. Published by New York Graphic Society, 1959, Second Edition. Books VG +, slipcase VG.
We have a limited number of copies of the "Artists of Washington, D.C., 1796-1996" from the estate of Virgil McMahan. Published privately, this is the best biographical dictionary available on Washington area artists. Extensively researched, and illustrated with b/w photos of the author's own collection of paintings, it provides information on more than two thousand artists born before 1900. Paperback, 8.5" x 11", 240 pages
Sotheby’s Hong Kong auction catalogue.
Monday November 2, 1998
Fine Chinese Ceramics Works of Art, Jade Carvings and Snuff Bottles
Sale Code: HK0137 ZI YI
Softcover with Price List: 206 pages, 344 lots, all of the lots are pictured in colour.
Size: 10-5/8” x 8-1/4”.
Condition: Used - minor cover wear, otherwise excellent.
Estimated Packaged weight 1.60 lbs
A large heavy,coffee table book in mint condition.Hard cover with dust jacket.There is some tanning on the spine side of the book. Published by Phaidon Press Ltd London 1994. 172 colored plates~ 236pp.
"A Mighty and Valiant Underground Army over 2200 Years Back". This profusely illustrated soft cover was published by the Shaanxi Sanquinj Publishing House. Page 12 is a bit loose but intact. Both color and B&W photos. 128 pp. Front inscription perhaps by the author...Please disregard glare on front cover.
This is Ms. Thuro's companion book to Oil Lamps I. The focus here is on rare cased glass, colored glass and composite kerosene lamps and in combination with Oil Lamps I, is a valued addition to a complete study of the kerosene lamp. Has a 1998 Price Guide and is in hard cover measuring 9" by 12".
This is the XII Edition (1994-1995) of the annual price guide to Italian painters, Il Valore Dei Pipinti Italiani Dell'Ottocento E Del Primo Novecento, edited by Giuseppe Luigi Marini. Large volume, 527 pages, with comprehensive listing of Italian painters of the nineteenth and early 20th centuries, each with illustrations of their work, recent auction prices, and signature examples. Artists are listed alphabetically, and many have multiple images, some in color...
A large coffee table book published by Rizzoli in association with the Museums at Stoney Brook
in conjunction with the exhibition "Stanford White on Long Island" July 4-November 1, 1998.Photographs by Johnathan Wallen.Very slightly musty. 252pp.
Softcover. 343 lots all pictured in color. The cover shows light wear and the back is creased. No writing.
An excellent pictorial reference book specializing entirely in Japanese Imari wares. The pieces span the gamut from the earliest Imari wares of the late 17th century, all the way through the Meiji Period Imari wares of the late 19th century. There are over 100 high quality color photos. 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...
Princess Diana $20 Liberia 1 oz. pure silver coins 1997. A group of three encapsulated one ounce 99.9% pure silver proof commemorative coins depicting Diana, Princess of Wales. Issued in 1997, each set comes with the original certificate of authenticity, the hinged plush covered fitted case, and the encapsulated finely detailed frosted and mirror silver coin. Each Liberia $20 coin is in MINT as issued condition...
A large coffee table book published in 1997 by the Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA. This is a stated Second Printing near mint condition There is a tiny tear on the back jacket- the book has a plastic covering. 273 illustrations~ 50 in full color. 246pp.
Personally signed by the only living participant in this book. The Deadliest Men by Paul Kirchner Soft Bound C: 2001. 417 pages. Offered as a result of frequent requests by my valued customers. This book provides facts surrounding my personal gun fighting experiences in my store. These events occurred from 1989 to 1992 in the Watchcompany retail store in West Los Angeles. Personally signed. THIS IS A FINE COLLECTIBLE. DON'T INVEST IN THE STOCK MARKET. BUY SOMETHING PROVEN IN TIME...
Published in 1990 by LUCORAL. Hard cover catalogue with dust jacket featuring the 1989-1990 collection. The company was formed 1963 by Ching-Shui Lu, Chairman of the Taiwan Pescadores Fisherman's Association.
Jade, pearls, coral and other various gemstones, cloisonne items and watches are pictured along with costume jewelry. The book is in good condition, just the board edges show wear; however, the dust jacket has some small tears. Original price $88 (USD). 119 pgs.
An excellent pictorial reference book focusing on tomb items from China's Golden Age with heavy concentration on Tang and Han Dynasty items, but Eastern Zhou, Warring States, Spring and Autumn, and Qin Dynasty Periods are covered as well. There are over 120 color photos, most pieces are bronzes and/or gilded bronzes, but there are also some jade and early pottery pieces represented as well. The text is also very informative...
by Jack Coughlin
Aquarius Press, Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A.- First Edition
A fine group of etchings by Couglin on the theme "Of Sundry Copulations Whereby A Man Genders With Sundry Kinds Of Beasts". This is number 63 of 140 numbered copies signed by the artist. Each etching measures 4 1/4" by 3". All are fine impressions, protected by silk paper. There are twently plates in all, each hand-printed by Atelier LeBlanc in Paris...
A oversized coffee table book with dust jacket and plastic wrapper published in 1979 by Mayflower(New York). Text by Roni Neuer and Herbert Libertson. A personal stamp is on the front fly leaf. The book features 377 full page colored plates. Slight musty odor.No script. 390pp.
Samarian Coinage (Publications of the Israel Numismatic Society: Numismatic Studies and Researches, Volume IX)
Author: Ya’akov Meshorer and Shraga Qedar
Publisher: Israel Numismatic Society, 1999
Hardcover; 128 pages; 31 plates
Dimensions: 9.4 x 6.9 x 0.7 inches
In excellent condition
Out of Print; Scarce
Both detailed and engaging, this book is the most recent and comprehensive work on the coinage of Ancient Samaria...
by M. F. Tennant. Rare Book Un-read with slight shelf wear. Like new.
Anne Odom's 1996 "Russian Enamels: Kievan Rus to Faberge" is a landmark publication filled with extraordinary examples of traditional Russian enameled silver and gold objects. All the objects, drawn from the Walters Art Gallery, the Hillwood Museum and a private collection, are beautifully illustrated and described in great detail. This is the 1st edition paperback version published in conjunction with the 1996 exhibit at the Walters. Excellent, unread condition. 208 pages.
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...
White, Helen, Snuff Bottles from China. The Victoria and Albert Collection, Bamboo Publishing Ltd...
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...
Netsuke Kenkyukai Study Journal, Vol. 14, Number 1, Spring 1994.
Bushell Raymond, Questions & Answers, pp. 5-13 / 44-45, Kurstin, Joseph, Netsuke: Story Carvings of Old Japan, An Exhibit of Netsuke and Inro at EPCOT Center, pp. 14-24, Kres, Else, Zeshin Cake Box in the Collection of Harriet and
Melvin Jahss, new York, pp. 25-31, Lewis, Edmund J. The Bekkoden Sennin Inro, pp. 32-26, Wilhelm, Gabor, On the Continent, Sales room news, from Paris, Cologne, and Orleans, France, pp...
Volume 4 and 5 of the Oriental Rugs series in English, first published in German by Battenberg in 1989. Antique Collectors' Club, 1995, hardcover. Fully illustrated reference books. Condition: fine, few traces of usage. Dimension: 25.9 cm x 21.8 cm.
Published in 1993, Vol.1. Invaluable reference guide for American Arts & Crafts jewelry and metalwork. Randahl Shop, Kalo, Thomae, Jarvie, Liberty are just some of the shops/artists featured. Black and white pictures and colored centerfold. 273 items listed.
Kerr, Rose, Chinese ceramics. Porcelain of the Qing Dynasty 1644-1911, Victoria and Albert Museum: London 1986. Reprint from 1998. Hardcover with d/j. 142 pp. with many illustrations in color and b/w, including photos of seals, marks and bottoms.
A large coffee table book published in 1996 by Harry N. Abrams. This hard cover with jacket is in excellent condition however there is an inscription on the front free paper.
Written by anthropologist, Michele Coquet and published in 1998 by the University of Chicago Press. Empires, Kingdoms, Chieftancies, Ethnic groups, Court Objects along w/ maps. Invaluable Resource. 182pp.
A coffee table book in mint condition. Produced by Tricia Foley, photographs by Jeff McNamara and text by Catherine Calvert. Published in 1998 by Clarkson Potter. 176pp.
A large oversized coffee table book published by Mitchell Beazley, London, 1993.Photography by James Merrell,
Hard cover with dustjacket (which has minor curling on the edges and
a vertical crease both on the the front and back. Over 400 full-color photos. 240 pages. The book itself is in very good condition.
This 1991 revised and edited version of E. Milby Burton's pioneer work, "South Carolina Silver 1690-1860" was republished with corrections, additional information, biographies, touchmarks, and sketches, making it the most complete and accurate book on South Carolina silversmiths and their work. Burton was Director of the Charleston Museum from 1931-1971. His original book came out in 1942 and his 1968 reprint is out of print. More than 550 silversmiths have been included in this book which has a...
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.
This set of nine volumes from the Americanist Studies, published by the Smithsonian, is part of 20 planned volumes, begun in 1978, and only 17 were completed. Edited by William C. Sturtevant, each volume covered a specific region or topic, and was edited and written by recognized experts in the particular area. This work documents information about all Indigenous peoples of the Americas north of Mesoamerica, including cultural and physical aspects of the people, language family, history, and...
The book features 219 lots including jade, ivory, silver and gold. Colored photos. Mint condition. Published by the Oriental Art Gallery London.
DESCRIPTION: “Tibetan Art: Tracing the Development of Spiritual Ideals and Art in Tibet, 600 – 2000 AD” is a treasure trove of the creativity Tibet has harbored over the centuries. Amy Heller places Tibetan art into an historical and social setting, and has richly illustrated this work with over 120 color and 147 black and white photographs. Heller shows how the aesthetics of Buddhism, monasteries, Dali Lamas, renowned artists and outside influences, together with the country’s topogra...
A stated first printing with dust jacket published in September 1990 by Addison Wesley. The jacket show light wear at the corners/ spine otherwise fine.268 pages with additional notes on the back.
A companion piece to an exhibit held at the Kurland -Zabar Gallery in New York May-June 1990. Includes articles written by David Rago and Rosalie Berberian. This softcover is in "like new "condition. 50pp.
The most complete and famous book on Himalayan masks
Edited In 1995 Stock
Out of print ,
The case is missing but excellent condition
An auction catalog in good condition with 176 lots. Includes art, maps, ephemera,photography etc. from Arctic and Antarctica, Early Voyages, Africa, the Americas,the Middle East, Asia, the Indian Ocean, The Pacific and Australasia expeditions.
Published by the John Carter Brown Library in 1996,this book is one of 1500 copies. Rare manuscripts and books are illustrated. There is a black line along the bottom textblock; the cover is fine. No dustjacket. 147pp.
A hard cover with dustjacket in mint condition featuring 519 illustrations with 65 in color. This is a reprint published in 1992 by Thames and Hudson, New York.Foreword by the Seventh Earl of Carnarvon. 224pp.
Official Canada Post Year Album for 1995.
These stamps represent the whole year presented in clear cellophane mounts so stamps are attached to illustrated pages without being directly hinged.
Canada post albums are hardbound with slipcase and printed in colour throughout with much background information.
Also unopened limited edition Transport Postcards issue of 1996 & official Capex 1996 Catalogue.
An excellent and absolutely essential pictorial reference book for anybody interested in Burmese wares. From lacquerware to carved statuary to offering vessels of all kinds, this book has over 180 excellent full color photos of all things Burmese. 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.
Many collectors, especially beginners, do n...
DESCRIPTION: Four small books written in Chinese, each relating to a different discipline of Chinese works of art. Each is richly illustrated in full color with many examples of the art forms covered. In the first photo listed here, starting at the upper left and going clockwise, is a book dedicated to bamboo arts, including brush pots, baskets and boxes. Next is a book dedicated to ink stones, from simple to elaborate. The third volume richly illustrates cinnabar lacquer pieces from the Han...
A fine frosted proof Canada commemorative encapsulated .925 sterling silver dollar issued in 1999 to celebrate the International Year of Older Persons. It was issued in a limited mintage of 25,000 and this is number 20742. This example includes the fitted plush presentation case, the certificate of authenticity and the original box. It is in mint-in-box condition. All items are thoroughly and conservatively graded and all condition issues are noted. Small packet air shipping to the U.S. sta...
A beautiful set of sterling silver frosted proof encapsulated coins depicting the Cats of Canada, from the Royal Canadian Mint's Discovering Nature series. This set includes the green papered graphic box, the fitted plush-coated platform, the four encapsulated coins, the foam liner, the decorative booklet and the original cardstock sleeve. This 6-1/4 x 6-1/8" set is in mint-in-box condition. All items are thoroughly and conservatively graded and all condition issues are noted. Small packet a...
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
This is a mint-in-box condition sought after Canada sterling silver proof 25 cent quarters Millennium coin set in the original case with the seldom found box. This set includes the gold-stamped corrugated 13 x 5-3/4" box, the original foam protective bag for the case, the gold hardbody fitted case, the oval accordion style descriptive letter of authenticity, and the twelve encapsulated monthly frosted proof coins. A beautiful, high class collector's item or stunning gift. All items are thorou...