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 : Pre 1990 item #1241289
Published in 1980 by the Smithsonian Institution Press/Renwick Gallery of the National Collection. Gray cloth boards. No dust jacket. B&W photos.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1240990
A very rare bronze As, Septimius Severus in EF condition.

Septimius Severus (193-211 AD). AE As, Rome (Roma), AD 194.

Obv. L SEPT SEV PERT AVG IMP IIII, Laureate head right.

Rev. MARS PATER / S - C, Mars advancing right, holding spear and trophy.

RIC IV, p. 184, 583.

Condition: Superb EF. Excellent portrait and red and green patina.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1980 item #1240793
Paperback catalog published by Rhode Island School of Design that accompanied a museum exhibit that took place between March 31, 1977 - May 8, 1977. The cover shows some wear but the book itself is fine.Black and white illustrations. 244 pgs.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Wine and Related : Pre 1800 item #1237652 (stock #10486)
A Rare Stoneware Wine Flask (called a “Schraubflasche” in German), cylindrical with a pewter screw top, sloped shoulder and white glazed body with applied silvered decoration of a scrolling branch with leaves and berries. Silvered underglazed mark on base.

Probably German, 18th Century (chip to base)

Height: 5.25"
Diameter: 3"

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1970 item #1236804
A coffee table reference book of fine art, jewelry and decorative arts including clocks and sculpture.Lots from both Sotheby's (London) and Park-Bernet(NY) are noted. Excellent condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #1236454
Aspen Court: A story of Our Own Time" by Shirley Brooks. Published in 1860 by W.A. Townsend & Co, NY. Brown textured boards that show some wear especially at the corners. Light foxing, and the front board is loose but the book is intact.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1930 item #1236429 (stock #7022)
A rare original printing with dust cover of the art book ANGELICA KAUFFMANN, R.A. HER LIFE AND HER WORKS by Lady Victoria Manners and Dr. G.C. Williamson, published by John Lane The Bodley Head Limited London. This 11-1/4 x 9-1/2" book has 272 pages and it was issued in 1924 in a limited edition of only 1000 copies. It has numerous print plates in colour and black and white and it retains the original Kraft style paper outer wrap/dust jacket with a printed spine...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #1236392
"Poems; including The Saint's Tragedy, Andromeda, Songs, Ballads, &c." A Collected Edition published in 1879 by MacMillan & Co London. The book is in excellent condition with the exception of a small tear on the side of one page (see photo) and an inscription in pencil on the front free paper (where there is light foxing). The top pages are uncut. Blue boards with a gilt lettering and bands.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 2000 item #1233913 (stock #BK14)
Ancient East
$45.00
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...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #1232622
This set includes three(3) First Editions: DRIFT FROM TWO SHORES(Houghton Osgood 1878) , THE TWINS OF TABLE MOUNTAIN(Houghton Osgood 1879) and THE STORY OF MINE (Houghton Osgood 1878); also an early edition of Harte's Complete Edition of THE POETICAL WORKS (James Osgood 1877). Ornate brown boards with gilt lettering and black embossed design. Of the four, THE STORY OF MINE shows the most wear...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #1232491
Published in 1856 by Ticknor & Fields. Brown calf boards with gilt edging and marbled textblock. Inscription on the free paper. Boards show light wear otherwise a nice tight edition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Contemporary item #1232060
Highlights from the Gillett G. Griffin Collection with an essay written by Laura J. Mueller. Published by Princeton University 2009. The catalog notes 56 prints - 16 are featured in color. Soft cover.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1940 item #1231857
A signed hard cover with dustjacket(that shows some wear). Published by Doubleday Doran & Co.,NY 1935. Possibly a later state of a first edition. Signed "With Best Wishes Kenneth Roberts".
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #1230306
Washington Irving. "Revised Edition Complete in One Volume." Published in 1887 by G.P. Putnam's Sons New York. The front features a gilt design on the black leather boards. This is a nice tight edition and smaller book that measures 4.25" x 6.50".
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Religious : Pre 1900 item #1229895
Possibly an unstated first edition. A beautifully illustrated copy in very good condition with red leather boards, embossed flowers and gilt highlights and gilt beveled edges. There is one small spot on the back board also on one page; a few pages have dog ear creases ( see photos).Song lyrics (no musical bars). Published in 1880 by John W. Lovell, New York.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1980 item #1229247
This lot includes two Sotheby Parke Bernet NY auction catalogs. One is dated 10/2/75, the other 12/2/75. The latter auction includes English and Continental Pewter. Estimate lists are included in both; the December catalog has final prices written in and October has a final list price printed. Light wear.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 2000 item #1228395
The book features 219 lots including jade, ivory, silver and gold. Colored photos. Mint condition. Published by the Oriental Art Gallery London.
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 : Bindings : Fiction : Pre 1950 item #1225003
Published by Viking in 1947, Kingsport Press. The original dust jacket shows minor wear. A nice tight Book Club edition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : North American : United States : Pre 1930 item #1220370 (stock #02362)
A nice 1922 United States silver Peace dollar $1 coin in EF condition. It has nice detail especially on the obverse. All coin and banknote gradings are subjective and are included as guides only, and are based on published grading charts. Please refer to the hi-res scans included in our listings for accurate sight grading of our items. All scans are sized only and they are absolutely unaltered and unenhanced...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : North American : Canada : Pre 1930 item #1220369 (stock #02361)
A nice 1921 United States Morgan silver dollar $1 coin in EF condition. It has nice detail and it has some facial toning. All coin and banknote gradings are subjective and are included as guides only, and are based on published grading charts. Please refer to the hi-res scans included in our listings for accurate sight grading of our items. All scans are sized only and they are absolutely unaltered and unenhanced...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : North American : Canada : Pre 1950 item #1220368 (stock #02360)
A nice 1949 Canadian silver dollar $1 coin in MS60 condition. It has superb detail and and it retains its complete mint luster (please note that our scans don't show the luster particularly well - it is vivid and attractive). A prize in this condition. All coin and banknote gradings are subjective and are included as guides only, and are based on published grading charts. Please refer to the hi-res scans included in our listings for accurate sight grading of our items...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : North American : Canada : Pre 1940 item #1220367 (stock #02359)
A nice 1939 Canadian silver dollar $1 coin in AU condition. It has good detail and and it retains lots of its luster especially on the obverse (luster does not show particularly well on our scans). All coin and banknote gradings are subjective and are included as guides only, and are based on published grading charts. Please refer to the hi-res scans included in our listings for accurate sight grading of our items. All scans are sized only and they are absolutely unaltered and unenhanced...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : North American : Canada : Pre 1960 item #1220365 (stock #02358)
A nice 1950 Canadian silver dollar $1 coin in AU condition. It has good detail and and it retains most of its luster especially on the reverse (luster does not show particularly well on our scans). All coin and banknote gradings are subjective and are included as guides only, and are based on published grading charts. Please refer to the hi-res scans included in our listings for accurate sight grading of our items...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : North American : Canada : Pre 1940 item #1220360 (stock #02357)
A nice 1937 Canadian silver dollar $1 coin with the double strike HP in VF+ condition. It has good detail and it is a nice example. All coin and banknote gradings are subjective and are included as guides only, and are based on published grading charts. Please refer to the hi-res scans included in our listings for accurate sight grading of our items. All scans are sized only and they are absolutely unaltered and unenhanced. All items are thoroughly and conservatively graded and all conditio...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Currency : Pre 1980 item #1220352 (stock #02356)
A scarce 1973 Canada one dollar $1 bank note with a star replacement serial number. This note has the scarce GU prefix and the signatures of Lawson and Bouey. This note is in true UNCIRCULATED condition with no visible flaws at all. It is uncertified, and we are selling it for far less than listed value. Your chance for a scarce bill in top condition. All coin and banknote gradings are subjective and are included as guides only, and are based on published grading charts. Please refer to th...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : North American : Canada : Pre 1940 item #1220338 (stock #02355)
A Canadian one dollar silver dollar coin ($1) dated 1939. This King George VI Parliament Building commemorative features unusual toning, with the untoned imprint of a quarter on the reverse. This coin was in a box in an estate for decades, and we rate this coin to be in EF condition. All coin and banknote gradings are subjective and are included as guides only, and are based on published grading charts. Please refer to the hi-res scans included in our listings for accurate sight grading of o...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 2000 item #1218082
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.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1990 item #1215098
Invaluable resource. A hardcover with its original dustjacket in very good condition. Published in 1981 by the Smithsonian Illustrated Library Of Antiques and prepared by The Cooper-Hewitt Museum. Includes 25 colorplates, 120 black-and-white photographs. 128pgs.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : New item #1213387 (stock #SamiB.2013)
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 coins of...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : History : Pre 1940 item #1209642 (stock #2068)
The China Coast
$250.00
The History of the War With Russia, Giving Full Details of the Allied Armies, Comprising Portraits of Celebrated Commanders; Events of the War; Battle Scenes; Views of Celebrated Places in the Seat of the War; Maps, Plans, Etc. , by Henry Tyrell, Esq., Vol. II and III, with steel engravings. Good condition with some foxing.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1940 item #1209639 (stock #2067)
The China Coast
Price on Request
Catalogue of The International Exhibition of Chinese Art 1935-6, Fourth Edition, Royal Academy of Arts, London. Printed by William Clowes and Sons, Limited; London. Preface by Lytton, William Llewellyn. Introduction by Laurence Binyon. Folding map. 288 pages and advertisements.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1837 VR item #1203270
An early hard cover edition published by James R Osgood, 1875. Terracotta boards with gilt title imprinted on the spine and facsimile signature on the cover. On page 58 there is an error "interferred" for "interfered". Cocoa brown endpapers. The boards show light wear otherwise a nice tight copy.Poems.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Fiction : Pre 1900 item #1202861
First edition(unstated). Hardcover with brown boards published in 1896 by Houghton Mifflin & Co. Boston. Boards show light wear with the corners slightly worn. Pages 257 thru 262 are creased with a tiny tear on the edge of the pages, otherwise a nice tight edition. Inscribed "Irma 1901" on the free front endpaper. Stories include - Barker's Luck; A Yellow Dog; A Mother of Five; Bulger's Reputation; In the Tules; A Convert of the Mission; The Indiscretion of Elsbeth; The Devotion of Enriquez.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Fiction : Pre 1900 item #1202309
First Edition(unstated) published in 1898 by Houghton Mifflin, Boston. Red cloth. The free front endpaper has a small tear and there is a pinpoint nick on the text block edge otherwise a fine, tight copy. Very very light foxing,generally on the pastedown. 304 pp.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #1202308
A first edition, second issue which includes the story Brown of Calaveras. Published in 1870 by Fields Osgood & Co. Boston. Issues: gilt lettering has faded on the boards which now appear light brown; the boards also show wear and staining, predominately on the back where the ends are worn, stained and chipped; the book is slightly cocked, there are gilt initials imprinted on brown front free endpaper, and there is light foxing. Sold as is.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Fiction : Pre 1900 item #1202307
 
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Fossils : Geological item #1199538 (stock #M9689)
Genuine Dinosaur Egg Fossil - Hadrosaur

This fossilised dinosaur egg is from the Hadrosaur species, dating to the late Cretaceous Period (c. 85 - 65 millions years ago). Fossilised hadrosaur eggs and remains have been found in China, Europe, South America and North America. This example was excavated from the north of China in the 1990's and is one of several we bought around fifteen years ago that have been in storage in the UK and not previously offered for sale.

The vast majority of...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Fossils : Geological item #1199535 (stock #M9686)
Genuine Dinosaur Egg Fossil - Hadrosaur

This fossilised dinosaur egg is from the Hadrosaur species, dating to the late Cretaceous Period (c. 85 - 65 millions years ago). Fossilised hadrosaur eggs and remains have been found in China, Europe, South America and North America. This example was excavated from the north of China in the 1990's and is one of several we bought around fifteen years ago that have been in storage in the UK and not previously offered for sale.

The vast majority of...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1940 item #1197953
Rare 1931 Signed Limited Edition Book. Epic Poem on life and times of the early settlers of western Canada by Robert Watson with wood cut illustrations by Walter J. Phillips. Signed by both. Book in fine condition, slipcase shows some wear.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Pre 2000 item #1191294
Messengers of Modernism~American Studio Jewelry (1940-1960). Hard cover with dustjacket in pristine condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1980 item #1188718
Second Printing (1976). A hard cover with dust jacket edited by Jacqueline Onassis with the cooperation of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Published by Viking Press. Numerous B&W and color illustrations. Light wear on the jacket otherwise in fine condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Wine and Related : Pre 1900 item #1187805 (stock #8885)
Antique English Sheffield plate tantalus with three stoppered cut crystal decanters. Mid 19th century. (minor wear to plate, minor chips to rims).

Height: 10.5”
Width: 7”

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Pre 2000 item #1187667
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.
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 : Numismatics : Exonumia : Pre 1990 item #1180388 (stock #02226)
A commemorative 1-9/16" pure silver medallion or coin in its original plastic presentation case for the 100th anniversary of Hatz, the motor and engine manufacturer. This coin states: MOTORENFABRIK HATZ.RUHSTORF 1880-1980 on one side and DER GRUNDER MATHIAS HATZ on the other. It is stamped FEINSILBER 1000/1000 on the edge, and the blue fitted plush and silk lined box is stamped HATZ MOTORENFABRIK HATZ RUHSTORF/ROTT. The coin depicts Hatz and various engines on the other side, and it weighs 2...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1990 item #1178973 (stock #2058)
"The Art of Oriental Embroidery, History, Aesthetics and Techniques," by Young Y. Chung. 
Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1983.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre AD 1000 item #1178939 (stock #M9526)
Book: Ancient Sichuan (Chinese Han Dynasty and Earlier)

Published price £64.00. Our price £30.00

This fine book is the fully illustrated catalogue of an exhibition of 125 outstanding examples of Chinese bronze, jade and pottery objects dating from the 13th century BC to the 3rd century AD. It really is packed with information about the civilizations of this period in the Sichuan basin in the relatively isolated south-west of China. See our images for more information.

This is a top...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre AD 1000 item #1178937 (stock #M9527)
Book: China Dawn of a Golden Age 200 - 750 AD (Chinese Han to Tang Dynasties)

Published price £45.00. Our price £30.00.

This fine book is the fully illustrated catalogue of an exhibition of 247 outstanding examples of Chinese works of art from the period 200 - 750 AD. The items include ceramics, textiles, stone, jade, bronze, silver, gold, painting, calligraphy, wood as well as items made from other materials, most excavated in recent years and not previously seen outside China. As wel...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre AD 1000 item #1178931 (stock #M9528)
British Museum Book- The First Emperor - Qin Dynasty

Published price £40.00. Our price £12.99

This fine book is the fully illustrated catalogue of an exhibition of 134 outstanding examples of Chinese antiquities from the time of the Kingdom of Qin and the Qin Dynasty. This books covers so much more than just the well-known Terracotta Army. Excavated jade, bronze and pottery objects, figures and animals are illustrated and described in detail. In addition, as one would expect with any B...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre AD 1000 item #1178929 (stock #M9530)
British Museum Book- The Terracotta Warriors

Published price £9.99. Our price £5.00.

This is a small yet well-produced book, more a picture book than anything, and is a good introduction to the subject of the First Emperor of China and The Terracotta Warriors. There are many fine close-up photos of individual soldiers from the Terracotta Army, as well as some other photos. Basic background information is also given.

Hardback with a paper jacket. Size 16 x 19 cm. 96 printed pages. I...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1492 item #1178928 (stock #M9531)
Book: Origins of Thai Art

Published price £22.50. Our price £8.50

This books covers the origins and history of Thai art from Neolithic times (c. 2300 BC) up to the 13th century AD. See our images for more information.

Cloth bound hardback with a paper jacket. Size 26 x 23.5 cm. 196 printed pages. Fully illustrated throughout in colour, also with some black & white illustrations. 

These books are new, not used or second-hand.

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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. This book is filled with more than 100 color photos of Otafuku images selected from the collection of hundreds that Katoh has amass...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1980 item #1176114 (stock #B-21)
"The Unknown Craftsman: A Japanese Insight into Beauty" by Soetsu Yanagi, Foreward by Shoji Hamada, adapted by Bernard Leach. 1973 second printing, Kodansha. Hand-laid paper bound hard cover wit original plastic dust jacket. Book condition - New, small tear (4 cm) on plastic cover. 12 Color and 64 B/W plates. The "bible" of Folk Craft Theory (Mingei Biron) in English. "This book challenges the conventional ideas of art and beauty. What is the value of things made by an anonymous craftsman wo...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1980 item #1176106 (stock #B-19)
"Folk Traditions in Japanese Art" by Victor and Takako Hauge. 1978 First Edition, Kodansha. Clothbound Hard Cover with original dust jacket. 272 pages with 190 pages of color and B/W plates with full descriptions. Condition - New. "This book commemorates the first major traveling exhibition of objects drawn from Japan's great folk traditions. Representing major areas of Japanese folk arts - among them, textiles, ceramics, lacquerware, bamboo objects, furniture, and religious objects - this...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1990 item #1176103 (stock #B-18)
"Shigaraki: Potter's Valley" by Louise Allison Cort. 1981 second printing. Clothbound hard cover with original dust jacket. Condition - New. 428 pages, 52 full color photographs and more than 300 B/W photos encompassing both the great variety of Shigaraki wares and the techniques and processes still in use today. Louise Allison Cort, formerly assistant curator of Oriental Art at the Fogg Museum, is a craft historian and the recognized Western authority on Shigaraki ware. "Louise Cort's vision...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1990 item #1176099 (stock #B17)
"Karatsu Ware: A Tradition of Diversity" by Johanna Becker, O.S.B. 1986 First Edition, Kodansha. Clothbound Hard Cover with original dust cover. Condition - New. 220 pages57 color and 179 B/W plates, illustrations, map, kiln list, and glossary. "Here, for the first time in English, a noted scholars examines this famous and important pottery and its tradition, throwing light on the diversity of Karatsu forms and glaze effects. The author traces this pottery's history from the enigma of its or...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1980 item #1176098 (stock #B-16)
"Hamada Potter" by Bernard Leach. 1975 First Edition, Kodansha. Hadmade paper bound hard cover with original plastic dust cover. The book is bound with hand-laid paper from Fukui Prefecture coated with pine resin sizing. The titling on the cover and spine was silk-screened with natural Japanese lacquer by Wajima Craft, with the held of the lacquer artists Keisuke Ichinaka and Isaburou Kado. The image is Hamada's signature broken sugar cane motif which adorned so many of his pots. 305 pages with...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Pre 1970 item #1176095 (stock #B-15)
"A Potter's Work" by Bernard Leach. 1967 First Edition, Kodansha. Clothbound Hard cover with original dust jacket. Condition-New. 128 pages, 80 photographs, including 12 color plates, with long captions by Leach, plus 30 pages of drawings for pots. All will surely be of inestimable value to students, working potters, and all those interested in ceramic art. "Leach is undoubtably the most famous potter in the Western world. His contribution to the craft is unique - as teacher, writer, and ph...