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 : 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 : 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 #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 : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Roman : Prehistorical item #1332001 (stock #festus1nj)
Venus Galleries
$210.00
c. 58/9 CE

Obverse: NER WNO C in wreath tied at the bottom with a X.

Reverse: Palm branch surrounded by KAICAPOC and date LE.

In fine condition.

Weight: 2.44g; Diameter: 16.5 mm

Olive wood box, worldwide shipping and Certificate of Authenticity included.

Ships from the United States.

Bibliography:

Hendin, 653

*****

Porcius Festus succeeded Antonius Felix as procurator of Judea under the Roman Emperor Nero.
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...
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 : Pre 1970 item #1328898
Stated first edition published in 1961 by Chilton Books, Philadelphia. The jacket has small tears and wear and a name is inscribed on the front free paper otherwise the book is fine. Illustrated.228pp.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Prehistorical item #1328651 (stock #0293)
t a t a m i
$800.00


TSUBOISHI

'Tsuboishi' stone categorized as a rare type of *'suiseki' stone, which is a "jar (tsubo)-like" formed lump of solidified iron, probably from Gifu prefecture or its environs.
Private suiseki (or 'bonseki') collection from a Japanese lecher as its provenance. Looks like owl face or frog? Quite an impressive and zen, anyway. approx...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1920 item #1328009
A French (seventh edition) published by Mercvre de France in 1911. Volume 2 apparently of a set. There are leather boards with marbled endpapers. The pages have yellowed and there is a remnant of a label on the front pastedown.214pp
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1837 VR item #1328008
Here is a rare first edition published in 1825 in London by Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green. There are calf boards with a marbled pastedown which has some spotting both on the front and back.The textblock has darkened, the corners of the boards and a section of the spine show modest wear but the book is intact.Light foxing. 303pp. Fine condition for its age.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1980 item #1327366
A first edition hard cover with jacket written by Garth Clark and Margie Hughto and published by E.P. Dutton in 1979.The green pictorial jacket that shows wear along the top with a small tear. The book is in mint condition with only a small pencil price notation on the front free paper.Illustrated with black and white and colored photos throughout. 371pp.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Pre 1910 item #1326786 (stock #TIB-012)
JJ Oriental
$375.00
Four rare coins from Tibet with various denominations and sizes. Sizes: 2.9cm to 2.3cm.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Portraits : Pre 1900 item #1326281 (stock #TBD00211)
An interesting gold filled on silver (?) locket with an engine turned cover on either side lifting to reveal a close up daguerreotype of a well-dressed woman on one side and on the other side of the locket a well-dressed man. They both look to be around forty years old and perhaps since the locket has a stem and ring it was meant to be worn like a small pocket watch by a grown child of theirs. 1 ½ inches diameter, with the stem and ring an additional 5/8 inches long...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 2000 item #1325743
Ancient Near Eastern Seals from the Kist Collection: Three Millennia of Miniature Reliefs (Culture and History of the Ancient Near East) (Hardcover).

An important book of a fine collection in hardcover.

Condition: Used, but basically as new.

Amazon sells this used from $462 and new at $934.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1970 item #1325741
Catalogue of the Western Asiatic Seals in the British Museum Stamp Seals II: The Sassanian Dynasty Hardcover – 1969. by A. D. H. BIVAR (Author).

The British Museum, London, 1969. Hardcover. Navy cloth/boards with gilt lettering. 145 pp. plus 45 plates. All illus. in bw. The study of the Sassanian seals with untraced items, arrangement and indexing, chronology, inscriptions and paleography, shapes and purposes, subjects, and literary evidence for the seals...
An interesting tintype photograph depicting two men boxing while a referee looks on. The style of hat worn by the referee suggests the photograph dates to the 1880’s.

Dimensions: 2-3/8” x 3-7/16”. Condition: extremely minor surface wear (mostly in background areas), light waviness in the middle of the plate.

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Medals : Pre 1900 item #1325630
A solid sterling medal created by Gorham and presented in 1899 to Frances Foster at the the Roosevelt School in Providence for Excellence in Reading.The large polished 3-d medal has light wear. It measures 1-1/2" round. Marked Gorham Co. Sterling. 29.7Gr.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Places : Pre 1900 item #1324789 (stock #TBD00205)
An oversized albumen photograph of the Grand Canal in Venice with gondolas and delicate hand tinting. Image 16 ½ inches (42 cm) tall, 21 inches (53 cm) wide. Frame 22 ¼ inches (56 cm) tall, 26 ½ inches (67 cm) wide. The photograph is slightly smaller than the card on which is mounted.

Condition: there is a considerable fade in the center of the image from the wooden backboard or the gap between the boards. The right side above the buildings on the far right some discoloration...

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 : Books : Pre 1950 item #1322968
" The Art and Business of Singing Popular Songs Professionally."Published by Nelson Hall in 1945.Red boards with black lettering, no dust jacket.Pages have yellowed and the boards show light wear. Singing for radio, auditions etc.369pp
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Fiction : Pre 1900 item #1322692
A hard copy with green linen boards written by Edward Bulwer Lytton ( Lord Lytton) and published in 1897 by Little Brown & Co /New York Athenaeum Society. The pages have yellowed, there is a faint halo that runs from the title page to page one. An owner's name is on the front free paper and another free paper has a stamp on it...The corners of the boards are worn and there is a very slight separation between the title and copyright page ( see photo).Uncut pages. 354pp.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : History : Pre 1920 item #1321725
A first edition hard cover published by the US Government Printing Office in 1911.Includes memorial addresses on the Life and Character of James Breck Perkins (late a representative from New York) delivered to the Sixty-first Congress, second session.The black boards show wear and staining, there is foxing on the frontispiece with Perkins and also on the title page.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : History : Pre 1930 item #1321470
Published in 1925 by the Government Printing Office, Washington, here is a rare copy of memorial addresses given to the 68th Congress.The black silk boards show modest wear with some light smudging. The book is a tad musty otherwise in fine condition. 44pp.
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 : Ephemera : Photographs : Places : Pre 1960 item #1320928 (stock #TBD00197)
A large sepia toned silver print of Wizard Island in Crater Lake in a textured white mat, a simple light wood frame and a brass plaque inscribed, “CRATER LAKE – WIZARD ISLAND/ CRATER LAKE NATIONAL PARK.” No signature on the face of the photo and it has not been removed from what was probably the original frame and mat. Sight size image 15 X 19 inches. Frame 23 X 25 ¾ inches.,p. Condition: photo in excellent condition, probably glued down to the backing board...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Landscapes : Pre 1960 item #1320927 (stock #TBD00196)
A sepia toned silver print of Tipsco lake with Mount Rainer in the background in a textured white mat, simple blond wood frame and a brass plaque identifying the image as follows, “MT...
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 : Bindings : Religious : Pre 1900 item #1319367
"...A simple and attractive account of the Great events of the Old and New Testaments.." published in 1879 by the Henry Bill Publishing Co., Norwich CT.Introduction by Rev. Alvin Bond,D.D. Illustrated with engravings and maps.There are 584 pages along with 10 plus pages of recommendations. The engravings are in wonderful condition with the exception of the first one which has foxing...and there is some foxing especially in the front.The leather cover is worn and the spine section is missing(see...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 2000 item #1318848
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.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Pre 2000 item #1318452
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.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 2000 item #1318451
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.
what pdx
$6,885.00
Giant Quartz Sphere 12" Diameter and over 65 pounds, slight restoration , nice snowflake interior pattern. The brown spot in one picture is the restoration area. Size 11-12 Diameter and over 65 pounds
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Asian : Pre AD 1000 item #1318052 (stock #3181)
Rare silver drachma (3.12gram) from the Silk Road State of Khwarezm/Chorasmia, Pre Islamic period circa 7th to 8th century. Obv: Head of ruler possibly King Brawik, rev: horseman with whip or sword. Minor splits at 10:00 and 2:00 respectively. Free shipping via Hong Kong registered airmail. D: 27mm. Similar to tetradrachm sold in 2014 Spinks Auction, Hong Kong.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Fossils : Geological item #1317839
what pdx
$25.00
Fossil Clam with both Shells , a fun desk collectable . Size 2" by almost 2.5"
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Pre 2000 item #1317232
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.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1970 item #1316882
The English adaption, by Burton Watson, of Chinese Sculpture, Bronzes And Jades In Japanese Collections, Yuzo Sugimura, 1966 (first English edition, hardcover.) A scholarly catalog format of important Chinese works of art in Japanese collections with sections featuring Tomb Sculpture, Buddhist Figures, Bronzes and Jades. Profusely illustrated with excellent, full bleed black and white plates and a small number of tipped color plates. Embossed, cloth bound hardcover. Ex Libris Gerald D. Schultz. ...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1990 item #1316879
Bronze, Clay and Stone - Chinese Art in the C.C. Wang Family Collection, by Annette L. Juliano, 1988 (first edition, hardcover.) A scholarly catalog of 75 important early works of art in bronze metalwork, clay ceramic, and sculpted stone. Richly illustrated with color plates, the unnumbered pages include additional introduction, appendix of comparable excavated examples, and indices. We are not book specialists and are selling from our own library collection. We consider this book to be in excel...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1990 item #1316783
Spoils of Time
$170.00
Art From Ritual, Ancient Chinese Bronze Vessels from the Arthur M. Sackler Collection, introduction and catalogue by Dawn Ho Delbanco, 1983 (first edition, hardcover.) A scholarly study of 70 important ancient bronzes from the Shang to the Eastern Zhou dynasties. 157 pages illustrated profusely with full page color plates and black and white details. Detailed, scholarly discussion of items in the Sackler collection following an informative introduction. Ex Libris Warren E. Burger, 15th Chief Jus...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1990 item #1316778
Spoils of Time
$180.00
This is Volume I of Ancient Chinese Bronzes In The Arthur M. Sackler Collections - Shang Ritual Bronzes in the Arthur M. Sackler Collections, by Robert W. Bagley, 1987 (first edition.) A must have for serious students of ancient Chinese bronzes. 599 richly illustrated pages including index and credits. Steeped in substantive historical, cultural, techniques, styles and forms, scientific analyis, and other scholarship. We are not book specialists and are selling from our own library collection. W...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Fossils : Geological item #1315571
what pdx
$18.00
Fossil Clam Cluster, nice with a full clam on the top 2" by 2.5"
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Fossils : Prehistorical item #1315300
what pdx
$25.00
Perisphinctes boweni ammonite Fossil Jurassic Period .This is a classic lower Jurassic ammonite fossil from Madagascar of the genus Perisphinctes. It's 2.5" wide and preserves the distinctive ridges of this type of ammonite. It's very solid and the surface has a light polishing for aesthetic purposes.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Fossils : Prehistorical item #1315296
what pdx
$35.00
Perisphinctes boweni ammonite Fossil Jurassic Period .This is a classic lower Jurassic ammonite fossil from Madagascar of the genus Perisphinctes. It's 3" wide and preserves the distinctive ridges of this type of ammonite. It's very solid and the surface has a light polishing for aesthetic purposes.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #1315028
An early, collectible edition with five B&W photos. A reprint published in 1889 by Houghton Mifflin. The front paper boards shows some wear and staining otherwise fine.69pp.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Medals : Pre 1930 item #1314777
A solid 15k gold medal presented by the Nottingham City Golf Club to the Division I winner, F.G. Adams Sept. 1926... Marked 15 625 with the letter B along with the W.J.D mark for William James Dingley.Weight 7.5grams ~7/8" round
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1950 item #1314589
An oversized hard cover and unstated first edition published by Farrar and Rhinehart 1945. Printed by Beck Engraving Co. Features 131 cartoons. The front free paper (inscribed) and title page have small creases/paper loss (see photo);the brown boards have faded and are worn at the corners- otherwise fine. Dean is noted for his work published in the New Yorker, Esquire, Life, etc.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1900 item #1313276 (stock #4741)
Galerie Hafner
$800.00
shipping included
Not complete. A very rare document on Chinese porcelain in French, published by A. Morel in 1881, first edition. Reference book with 227 pages and 30 heliogravures and chromolithographs and more than 120 illustrations in the text. Large quarto pages loose in portfolio, pages uncut. Condition: not complete, the Nos. XXXI and XXXII of the heliogravures and chromolithographs are missing, so are the text pages 113 to 120. Some foxing on pages. Dimension: c. 38 cm x 29 cm.
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 : Antiques : Pre 1980 item #1312930
A catalog written by William Ezelle Jones and published in 1977 by the Los Angeles County Museum. The cover shows minor paper loss at the edges and there is a pen mark on the back free paper otherwise the book is fine. Forty four examples featured in B&W or colored photos. Hallmarks included...122pp
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Pre 2000 item #1312905 (stock #SK890)
Galerie Hafner
$380.00
shipping included
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.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1950 item #1312604
Here is an early, collectible hard cover edition of "The Eternal Companion: Brahmananda, His Life and Teachings" by Swami Prabhavananda. Published in 1947 by Vedanta Press, Hollywood CA.Blue boards ( showing some wear/spotting on the spine)with gilt lettering. No marks, no dust jacket, pages have toning. 246pp.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1980 item #1312155
Published in 1975 by Little Brown & Co. Boston/Toronto, a stated first American Edition. Blue cloth boards but no dust jacket. Includes both colored and B&W photos as well as a map. "An illustrated companion to Central Asia and Mongolia".Chapters:the Russias, Timur i-Lenk, Bokhara, Outer Mongolia, Khiva, Turkmens, etc. Invaluable resource in light of the current crisis in the Middle East. The book is slightly musty and there is one black mark on the title page. 144pp.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #1310607
Possibly an unstated first edition written by Donald G. Mitchell. The book has green cloth boards with gilt lettering and gilt top. Published in 1897 by Charles Scribner. The cover shows light wear, an owner's name in pencil is on the free paper and the book is slightly cocked. Pages 235 on have some type of very faint stain at the corners. 7¾" - 9¾" 294pp.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1940 item #1309859
A stated first edition published in 1932 by Doubleday Doran & Co. Black cloth boards with gilt lettering. There is a faint smudge on page 11, the textblock has some darkening especially at the lower corner, the back board shows some fading, and there is a small notation in pencil on the back free paper - otherwise the book is in fine condition. No dust jacket. 314pp.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1940 item #1309858
A hard cover with green cloth boards and dust jacket published in 1936 by Charles Scribner & Sons. First edition/first printing with "A" noted along with the Scribner seal.The pages have toning, there is a name inscribed on the front free paper and also a note in pencil on the back paste down. The jacket has small tears, and some paper loss along the edges 602pp.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1990 item #1309585
Published in 1989 by Casa Editrice Bonechi (Florence Italy) an illustrated soft cover with 150 colored illustrations. A valuable pictorial resource in light of the current crisis in the Middle East.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1990 item #1307765 (stock #BK12)
Ancient East
$95.00
DESCRIPTION: From the jacket: “Art of Japan brings us a sweeping view of the long-lived Japanese culture in all its brilliance and beauty. Never before have all of the major arts been available in a single volume.” This large tome (622 pages) is in beautiful, like new condition. The book covers Japanese history and religion as it specifically relates to its art forms and architecture, and spans time from prehistoric ages through the Meiji Period. A first edition, 1985 Abrams hardbound wit...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1960 item #1307285
Published in London by the Oxford University Press in 1958. This is a small, travel size book with red boards and red silk marker. Maps are included. The book measures 4" x 6". The boards show wear especially at the corners and the textblock is smudged on the bottom. Opposite the content page the page is a bit loose but intact. 563pp.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1960 item #1306070
This is a fine bible book cover with astonishing hand chased repoussé work of Jesus Christ and his four apostles on the cover and back. The bible was printed in Oxford by the University Press in 1953 and is a translation out of an original Greek version with the former translations diligently compared and revised by His Majesty's special command. The silver cover is marked 900 and looks to be made earlier than 1953. The lock opens and closes properly. There are no scratches nor marks on this...