All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Contemporary item #1332147
This amazing work is the accompanying monumental publication to the exhibition opening for the first time to the public January 2013 at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem, "Herod the Great: The King's Final Journey." It is the first exhibition entirely dedicated to Herod the Great, Israel’s greatest builder, as well as one of the most controversial figures in Jewish history...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Contemporary item #1363088
An oversized soft cover in very good condition( cover shows very light wear and creasing in the back). Published in 1995 by Universe/Rizzoli. More than 40 grand residences built in France over the centuries are featured.Architecture, furniture, paintings, gardens,etc. 288pp.
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 #1364204 (stock #SHK20031026)
L'Asie Exotique
$150.00
Sotheby’s Hong Kong auction catalogue Sunday October 26, 2003 Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Sale Code: HK0197 THIRTY YEARS Hardcover: 266 pages, 159 lots, all of the lots are pictured in full page colour. Size: 10-7/8” x 8-1/2”. Condition: Used - minor cover wear, otherwise excellent. Estimated Packaged weight 3.25 lbs
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Contemporary item #1177421 (stock #B-21)
Otafuku: Joy of Japan, bu Amy Katoh. 2005, Tuttle. 192 pages. Condition=New. In English & Japanese. "Amy Katoh explores the colorful world of Otafuku. Katoh traces Otafuku's roots and folk beginnings, showing her many delightful aspects and providing a magical glimpse into this charming and little-known corner of Japanese culture that is sure to enchant readers...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Contemporary item #1345643 (stock #Alib53)
Woldemar von Seidlitz & Dora Amsden, Impressions of Ukiyo-e, publ. Parkstone Press Intl., New York 2007. Hard cover with dust jacket, 287 pages, text about all aspects of ukiyoe and discussing the most important woodblock masters illustrated with numerous color photos, translated in English by Marlena Metcalf. ISBN 978-1-84484-388-6.

Very good condition

Economy shipping within the USA $7.50

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Contemporary item #631369 (stock #206)
We have been asked for copies of "Collecting Kachina Dolls 1880-1940" This edition is a hand-printed, transitional state before the third edition. Each copy is signed by the author, Alan Kessler, who holds the world record for a Kachina Doll sold at auction ($294,000), a Hopi Shalako Mana c. 1880 sold at Sotheby's, Native American Indian Art, Lot 20, Dec...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Contemporary item #821957
La Collezione Archeologica Del Banco Di Sicilia is a boxed two volume set that was printed in 1992 by Edizioni Guida Pub. in Palermo, Italy. This beautiful two volume set is virtually unobtainable in the US, and is a superb corpus of ancient Greek ceramics that were produced in Magna Graecia (Southern Italy)...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Contemporary item #1321354
Published in 2003 by Harry Abrams, a small hardcover with jacket featuring colored photos/examples of Lalique jewelry and glass. The jacket shows light wear...110pp.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Contemporary item #1029553
An oversized soft cover catalog that features ceramics, ivories, fine and decorative arts. Published in association with Julius Bohler and Brimo de Laroussilhe. 128+ full color plates. 250 pgs. A small tear is on front cover ( see photo) otherwise in fine condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Contemporary item #1068059
Post War + Contemporary Art, American and European Art. Auction # 100 ~ 12/10/08. Old Master, Modern and Contemporary prints,American + European works of art, Post War+ Contemporary Art, Modern and 20thC works of art. Colored photos.245 lots. Near mint condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Mineral Specimens : Contemporary item #1399447
what pdx
$125.00
Octagonal beveled Quartz art base stand . Unique stand with double bevel edge a little over 3.5" diameter over 1" thick and 2.25" display area on top. 1 tiny flea bites to top edging . only quartz base is included in this listing. selling asis with very slight flea bites .These may be smelted quartz crystal with hand cutting.
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...
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 : Antiques : Contemporary item #1084313 (stock #BK13)
Ancient East
$45.00
DESCRIPTION: During the Chinese Han (206 B.C.- A.D. 220) and Tang (A.D. 618-907) dynasties, earthenware sculptures were placed in elaborate tombs to protect and serve the spirits of the deceased. These fascinating sculptures took the forms of animals, soldiers, courtiers, musicians, merchants, and attendants. “From Court to Caravan, Chinese Tomb Sculptures from the Collection of Anthony M...
David Anthony
$395.00
The Presidential Proof Set contains 4 coins issued in 2010 at the San Francisco mint honoring presidents Millard Fillmore, Franklin Pierce, James Buchanan, and Abraham Lincoln. The coins are ANACS graded PR 70 DCAM with First Day of Issue designation.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Contemporary item #1029305 (stock #211)
Alan Kessler Gallery
Price on Request
3 German silver gorget-shaped ornaments stamped with a four-pedal floral pattern, and connected with German silver chains. The topmost and largest gorget is 4 3/4" wide x 1 5/8" tall. Signed by a relative of the silversmith Julius Ceasar, and dated 2004.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Contemporary item #1058666
A large Arts + Crafts auction catalog featuring glass, pottery and furniture, Tiffany,etc. The front cover and subsequent pages are creased, otherwise in good condition.959 lots.
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 : 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 : Contemporary item #817549
Apolonia Ancient Art
Price as ordered. Kindle version available at: http://www.amazon.com!
If you are a neophyte or an advanced collector of ancient art, "Into the Antiquities Trade" by Kevin R. Cheek is a valuable resource and a "must read" for every collector. This book defines and explains the political situation relative to the trade, as seen in the chapter "Who's Who", and clarifies the "pro" and "con" positions that the three different camps take regading the trade...
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 : Books : References : Antiques : Contemporary item #1363138
An oversized hardcover published by the Yale University Art Gallery in celebration of its 175th Anniversary and in conjunction with an exhibition(2007-8). The history of the gallery, donors(including Paul Mellon) and its collection are highlighted.The jacket shows very light wear with a small tear on the front and back otherwise in mint condition. 422pp.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Contemporary item #801190 (stock #TLCatalog)
This is a great opportunity to own the catalogue for the traveling museum show "Time Made Real: The (Stone) Carvings of Tim Lewis", especially if you are unable to get to one of the exhibition venues, which run through December 2009. Loaded with images and showcasing the 60 powerful works of art in the premier exhibition at the Customs House Museum in Clarksville, TN, the catalogue is peppered with great photographs of Tim at work and with his family...
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 : 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. A classic referenc...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : North American : Canada : Contemporary item #1345605 (stock #9447)
A 2005 Canada 10 dollars Year of the Veteran pure silver coin in the case. This Royal Canadian Mint commemorative specimen (proof) finish with frosted highlights is one of 20,000 struck (this one is #00877). It includes the hard plastic swing-open red presentation case, the sponge-backed mounting platform, the original sealed coin capsule and the original certificate of authenticity. The coin is 99.99% silver and it weighs 25.18 grams. This super gift and collectible is in excellent condition wi...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Contemporary item #1112360
Soft cover auction catalog. The cover shows extremely light wear otherwise in mint condition. The auction includes 416 lots -- Cartier, Rolex, Patek Philippe, Audemars and Piguet watches are featured. 215 pgs.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Contemporary item #1362566
Christie's auction guide( HC/DJ) "Magnificent French Furniture - Formerly from the Collection of Monsieur and Madame Riahi - New York Thursday 2, November 2000" ~ 276pp. ~ 59 fully illustrated photos with provenance. Jacket shows very light wear otherwise like new.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Contemporary item #1028932
The Bodhisattva Collection
Free with any Song Dynasty ceramics purchase from our Early Chinese section
An excellent pictorial reference book specializing in Song Dynasty ceramics with very good informative text by Rose Kerr. This is an especially well-photographed book with about 120 color photos covering all areas of Song Dynasty ceramics including Ru and Jun wares, Xing and Ding wares, Yaozhou wares, Cizhou wares, Celadon wares, Qingbai wares, and Jizhou and Jian wares. 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...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : North American : Canada : Contemporary item #1270640 (stock #02498)
A beautiful Canada Royal Canadian Mint 925 sterling silver (34 gram) coin issued as part of the Chinese lunar calendar commemorative series. Issued in a limited strike of 68,888 pieces this example is number 13858. This coin includes the certificate of authenticity, the sealed, encapsulated coin with a gold plated horse inset cameo, the book-style red velvet fitted case with gold plated corners and silk lining, and the original red cardboard box. It is in excellent mint-in-box as described co...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Currency : Contemporary item #1270670 (stock #7089)
A beautiful near mint in box set of two Canada $10 uncirculated bank notes in a padded book-style display binder, a great descriptive booklet and the original 7-3/4 x 7-3/4" box. Issued by the bank of Canada, it shows the $10 bill through the ages and compares the 1986 and 2001 issues in a limited edition of 50,000. The padded black binder has the encased banknotes in plastic in a double-sided page-style holder for viewing both sides. This set is in near mint condition with only a small scrap...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Contemporary item #1344351
A small hard cover with dust jacket in mint condition published by Assouline in 2002. Perfect gift for the dog lover with colored + B&W photos ...even period dog beds! 79pp.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : North American : Canada : Contemporary item #1345604 (stock #9446)
A 2005 Canada 5 dollars End of World War II pure silver coin in the case. This Royal Canadian Mint commemorative specimen (proof) finish with frosted highlights is one of 25,000 struck (this one is #22944). It includes the hard plastic swing-open red presentation case, the sponge-backed mounting platform, the original sealed coin capsule and the original certificate of authenticity. The coin is 99.99% silver and it weighs 31.9 grams. This super gift and collectible is in excellent condition ...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Contemporary item #1333082
A stated first edition published by Scribner in July 2011.. This hard cover with dust jacket is in mint condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Contemporary item #671006
Petrie-Rogers Gallery
$20.00
+ $3 U.S. shipping

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...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Contemporary item #1305474 (stock #BK11)
Ancient East
$55.00
DESCRIPTION: “The Inro Handbook, Studies of Netsuke, Inro and Lacquer” was written for collectors who have discovered the delights of the miniature Japanese art forms. This authoritative and enlightening book offers a wealth of valuable information and is written by one of the foremost collectors and scholars in the field, Raymond Bushell. Affording entry into a world of fascinating design and superb craftsmanship, the book covers the subject in a thorough manner with beautiful color illust...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Contemporary item #689461 (stock #8888)
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.
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 : Books : Contemporary item #1241981
Oversized coffee table book. Sumptuous pieces... lavish colored photos....In excellent condition.
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.

Many collectors, especially beginners, do not make enough effort to acquire good reference books, and are tempted to spend on pieces before the...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Contemporary item #1186056
Published by Chronicle Books 2007, an oversized hard cover with dust jacket... A comprehensive chronicle of the house of Cartier. "Long out of print, Nadelhoffer's exhaustive research has been revived with lush new photography and design sketches of the world's most distinctive and finely crafted jewelry. Through charming and compelling anecdotes, these famed gems and the elite clientele who don them are brought to life. This fully illustrated account is the essential complement to any jewelry ...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Contemporary item #1154382
Painted Splendor -The Context and Conservation of a Chinese Reception Hall in the Philadelphia Museum of Art. The exhibit offers "a rare glimpse of the monumental building style and magnificent decorative painting associated with traditional palace architecture in China...built in Beijing in the final years of the Ming dynasty..." Published in 2004 by the Philadelphia Museum of Art. 48 pgs., 40 color reproductions, 7 b&w reproductions.
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 : Contemporary item #167337
Shirley Allen
$39.95
"Linen Postcards Images of the American Dream", this is it, the first the only linen postcard reference book. Mark Werther and Lorenzo Mott have poured there Passion and Knowledge into this Magic Book.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Contemporary item #1028928
The Bodhisattva Collection
Free with any purchase from our Early Chinese section
An excellent pictorial reference book specializing in Chinese tomb sculptures. There are about 70 high quality, full color photos with text both in Chinese and English. The pieces represented cover mostly the same periods as the Bower book on the Solomon Collection, namely the Han, Northern Wei, Northern Qi, and Tang Dynasties, but this book also goes a little further to cover the Song, Yuan, and Ming Dynasties as well. In our candid opinion, it's not enough of a reason to purchase an antique ...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Contemporary item #1121950 (stock #BLib35)
Trede, Melanie, and Julia Meech, Arts of Japan: The John C. Weber Collection. Berlin: Museum fur Ostasiatische Kunst Staatliche Museen zu Berlin 2006. Softcover.
Catalog of 78 objects from the Weber collection, with essays by Quitman Eugene Phillips, Melanie Trede, Alexander Hoffman, and Terry Satsuki Milhaupt. Numerous color illustrations.
Like new condition
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Contemporary item #1320513
Published by Rizzoli in 2001, this oversized coffee table book features many colored photos along with a history of the pearl. In mint condition, a former price is noted in pencil on a free paper. Possibly a first American edition. 223pp.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Contemporary item #1323142
A soft cover published by the Cambridge University Press in 2007 (Ninth Printing). Forward by Kwang-Ching Liu.Invaluable resource with art work and photographs that highlight four millennia of Chinese history and social life. 352pp. Mint condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : North American : Canada : Contemporary item #1270642 (stock #02499)
A beautiful Canada Royal Canadian Mint 925 sterling silver (34 gram) coin issued as part of the Chinese lunar calendar commemorative series. Issued in a limited strike of 68,888 pieces this example is number 38814 and is from the Year of the Snake 1991. This coin includes the certificate of authenticity, the sealed, encapsulated coin with a gold plated horse inset cameo, the book-style red velvet fitted case with gold plated corners and silk lining, and the original red cardboard box. It is in e...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Contemporary item #1348094 (stock #holylandb)
Venus Galleries
$175.00
Coins of the Holy Land: The Abraham and Marian Sofaer Collection at The American Numismatic Society and the Israel Museum (Ancient Coins in North American Collections)

Author: Ya'akov Meshorer with Gabi Bijovsky and Wolfgang Fischer-Bossert. David Hendin and Andrew Meadows, eds.

Publisher: American Numismatic Society, 2012.

Hardcover; Two Volumes; 588 pages

Dimensions: 11.3 x 8.8 x 1.8 inches

In excellent condition

This collection of approximately 5,000 c...
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. For the first time, this penetrating study brings us together with the one so many have been seeking to know and appreciate as a human being.

Never considered possible, Epstein's critical analysis crosses seemingly insurmountabl...
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 : References : Antiques : Contemporary item #1399753 (stock #3336)
Sotheby's Hong Kong Lost Treasures Catalog Box Set 2007. Used but in very good condition. Special auction concerning famous objects and remains forbidden city. Title: Lost Treasures: Yuanmingyuan the Garden of Absolute Clarity Imperial Peking the Last Days 2 Volume set in slipcase by Sotheby's. Hardcover. 2 volumes in Slipcase. In very good condition. little wear and tear on the slipcase, else Very Good. Dimensions slipcase; 11 1/4" 8 3/4" x 1 3/4". An important collector's item.Two special Impe...
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 : References : Contemporary item #1331984 (stock #hendin.nj)
GUIDE TO BIBLICAL COINS 5th Edition

By David Hendin

values by Hebert Kreindler

6 x 9 inch, study stitch-bound hardcover

with full color dustjacket

640 pages

How has the book changed?

1. Complete listing of Judaea Capta series, the first time this has been assembled as a series in a single volume with other Judaean and Biblical coins, exceeding even the coins listed in the new Roman Imperial Coinage. (City coins are discussed briefly but omitted fr...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Contemporary item #1363883
Published by Filipacchi in 2004, a large coffee table book with full page color photos.The jacket shows very light wear; the book itself is in excellent condition. 215pp.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Contemporary item #1028931
A very interesting reference book that is more a specialist's reference on a compilation of certain individual topics than a general survey book on Burmese wares in general. There are 15 different essays here dealing with a broad range of topics such as Burmese Buddhist Sculpture in the British Museum; Court Dress of the Shan States; Burmese Votive Tablets; Problems and Issues Concerning the Preservation of Wooden Monasteries in Burma; Burmese Arts and Crafts in the Scherman Collection (German...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Mineral Specimens : Contemporary item #1399445
what pdx
$125.00
Octagonal beveled Quartz art base stand . Unique stand with double bevel edge a little over 3.5" diameter over .75" thick and 2.5" display area on top. 2 tiny flea bites to top edging and one to back . only quartz base is included in this listing. selling asis with very slight flea bites .These may be smelted quartz crystal with hand cutting.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Mineral Specimens : Contemporary item #1356713
what pdx
$36.00
Fluorite green and purple Tea lite candle Votive . size 3" by 2" single candle holder