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. RAINER – TIPSCO LAKE/ MT. RAINER NATIONAL PARK.” Out of the frame there is no identification of the photographer. Image 15 3/8 X 19 3/8 inches. Frame 23 X 25 7/8 inches.

Condition: examined out of the frame. The photograph is laid down on the backboard, but otherwise in excellent 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 : 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...
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 : 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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1837 VR item #1306068
This rare and impressive antique book of Catholic prayers Oficios Dibinos Del Domingo or The Prayer at the End of the Day is printed in Paris by Paris Déjardin, Impresor. It contains 228 pages in good shape except some loose in the beginning. Some spots and a few writing is also seen on a few pages. Otherwise this unique book of Catholic prayers is a jewel and in perfect shape for its age and kind. The cover has most likely 900 zol silver purity depicting in astonishing repoussé work th...
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 : References : Antiques : Pre 2000 item #1305086
"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.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 2000 item #1305084
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.
what pdx
$385.00
Large Golden amber Quartz Crystal Tea Light candle votive , single candle hole . The weight is 7 pounds and the size is 7.5" by 5" by 5"
what pdx
$695.00
Large Quartz Crystal Sphere with Rainbows and many clear areas lights up beautifully, size 5" diameter and weighs 6.8 pounds a great display piece or for a healers practice.
what pdx
$395.00
Fine Quartz Crystal and black Tourmaline specimen with many small points in a nice cluster , the black Tourmaline can be seen from the base. Size 1.8 pounds or 680 g 3402 ct W 6" by 5.5 " by 2.5"
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$445.00
Huge Golden Green Selenite Sphere , natural inclusions somewhat translucent and will light up well. Size Diameter 7" weight 15.4 pounds.
what pdx
$395.00
large Fluorite sphere in pale greens and rust browns, with large fracture like lines make this an interesting piece when lit . Size 5.5" in diameter weight 7.5 pounds
what pdx
$65.00
Large quartz point votive diamond shape that holds one tea light candle. Size 5" by 4"
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$465.00
Nice large Quartz Crystal sphere diameter is 6.5" and weighs 12 pounds stand included, natural inclusions.
what pdx
$800.00
Fantastic Quartz and Black Tourmaline mineral Specimen , one of the nicest I have seen , weighs 3130 g. Size H 9" W 10" D 5" includes stand.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Fossils : Geological item #1303339
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$695.00
Huge trilobite plate from Morocco . Plate size 12" by 11 1/2" 3" thick or so largest trilobite is L 4.5 " W 3 3/4" and 1 1/2 " high. These may be cast into a large plate , unknown so priced accordingly .
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Maps : Pre 1837 VR item #1302816
what pdx
$285.00
Very large engraved map of Denmark and parts of the surrounding countries important cities, mountains, rivers, and lakes. Insets of Iceland and the Faroe Islands . Designed and engraved for Thompson's "New General Atlas" July 14 1814 hand pastel colors. Great condition size 21" by 26 "
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : History : Pre 1900 item #1302813
what pdx
$795.00
MESSAGES AND DIPLOMATIC CORRESPONDENCE 1862 printed WASHINGTON, GOVERNMENT printing office 1862 Message of the PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES to the TWO HOUSES OF CONGRESS at the COMMENCEMENT OF THE THIRD SESSION of THE THIRTY -SEVENTH CONGRESS This book contains copies of all the letters to and from other Governments for the end of 1861-1862 including the opening of Japan to trade as well as the 21 page address Lincoln gave to Congress That included trade , population, revenue as well as the Ci...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #1302386
Ca Late 19thC. An ornate embossed gilt "pictorial" hard cover published by P.F. Collier, New York. This is a second revised edition edited by Charles Knight. No copyright date is given. The brown boards show some wear especially at the corners and spine edges.
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 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 : Pre 1930 item #1301424
A small hard cover published by Charles Scribner in 1925. The paper boards show some wear at the corners and top of spine,notes are written on the front pastedown and back end paper, and the owner's name is written in ink on the front free paper.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1940 item #1301423
A hard cover published by the Trustees of Worcester Art Museum in 1935. The cover has olive paper on board with a tan paper label and spine. There is some splitting on the seam and top of the paper spine/label otherwise fine. B&W plates. 187 pp.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1940 item #1300984
A signed( "Happy New Year James Farley") hardcover published by Harcourt Brace & Company, NY December 1939. The jacket has a water stain on the inside flap and a faint stain on the edge of the first few pages stops at the title page.392 pp.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1920 item #1300974
This lot includes three Anthony Trollope books all published by Dodd Mead & Co., New York. Phineas Redux Vol. I was published in 1913 and Vol. III in 1910. Dr. Thorne Vol.I was published in 1914. The owner's name is inscribed on the front free paper of all three books and the red boards show modest wear.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Fossils : Prehistorical item #1300860
what pdx
$55.00
Moroccan stromatolite fossil well preserved in a nice red sandstone believed to date from about 600 million years ago.These microbial fossils are one of Earth's earliest records of life. The earliest known stromatolite fossils are between 3.5 - 2.75 billion years old in the Precambrian period. The blue-green algae in these early colonies were important in creating Earth's current oxygen atmosphere. size 4.5" by 3" by 4" and weighs 1 pounds
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Fossils : Prehistorical item #1300857
what pdx
$65.00
Moroccan stromatolite fossil well preserved in a nice red sandstone believed to date from about 600 million years ago.These microbial fossils are one of Earth's earliest records of life. The earliest known stromatolite fossils are between 3.5 - 2.75 billion years old in the Precambrian period. The blue-green algae in these early colonies were important in creating Earth's current oxygen atmosphere. Size 5" by 4" by and weighs 1.2 pounds
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Fossils : Prehistorical item #1300854
what pdx
$95.00
Moroccan stromatolite fossil well preserved in a nice red sandstone believed to date from about 600 million years ago.These microbial fossils are one of Earth's earliest records of life. The earliest known stromatolite fossils are between 3.5 - 2.75 billion years old in the Precambrian period. The blue-green algae in these early colonies were important in creating Earth's current oxygen atmosphere. Size 3" by 3.5" and weighs .04 pounds this piece has very fine details a great desk piece.
what pdx
$145.00
Fine Quartz crystal tea lite votive with fantastic points single candle hole . Size 4" by 5" wide weight 1 pound
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Fossils : Prehistorical item #1300849
what pdx
$95.00
Moroccan stromatolite fossil well preserved in a nice red sandstone believed to date from about 600 million years ago.These microbial fossils are one of Earth's earliest records of life. The earliest known stromatolite fossils are between 3.5 - 2.75 billion years old in the Precambrian period. The blue-green algae in these early colonies were important in creating Earth's current oxygen atmosphere. Size 3" by 3.5" and weighs .04 pounds this piece has very fine details a great desk piece.