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 : 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 : 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 #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 #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"...
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 : Contemporary item #1341541
A soft cover book written by Nancy Beliner and published in 2010 by the Yale University Press in association with the Peabody Essex Museum. "For centuries, China's Forbidden City has captured the world's imagination. With parts open to the public since 1925, nearly 8 million tourists flock there annually. Yet the elegant, intimate Qianlong Garden--itself a 'mini-Forbidden City' inside the Forbidden City--has remained sequestered from view...
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 : 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 : 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 : Contemporary item #1241981
Oversized coffee table book. Sumptuous pieces... lavish colored photos....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 : 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 #1386300
Published by University Press of New England in 2003, a first edition hard cover with dust jacket. The book is in excellent condition, the jacket shows very light wear. 150 illustrations ~ 269pp.
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 #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 : 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...
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...