All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1990 item #1110596 (stock #02046)
A copy of ROBERT GENN IN PRAISE OF PAINTING MERRITT 1981 a self-authored 133 page profusely illustrated art book, published in 1981 by Merritt Publishing of Vancouver, British Columbia. The illustrations are in colour and black and white, and this 12-1/2" x 9" book is in MINT unmarred condition. It also has the original dust jacket in superb condition as well, with only the slightest, barely noticeable edge bumps...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1990 item #1110593 (stock #02045)
History In Their Blood Indian Portraits - Grandmaison. This splendid 124 page profusely illustrated art book is entitled HISTORY IN THEIR BLOOD THE INDIAN PORTRAITS OF NICHOLAS DE GRANDMAISON by Hugh A. Dempsey...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1940 item #1110581 (stock #6621)
Alphonse Legros Print Collectors Club Book #109/500. This scarce art book from the Art Deco era was published by the Print Collectors' Club of London, England in 1934. This 10 x 7-1/2" paper and cloth bound book has 24 pages plus 17 black and white illustrations following on separate pages; it is titled THE ETCHINGS, DRYPOINTS AND LITHOGRAPHS OF ALPHONSE LEGROS 1837-1911, and it is one of a series of limited edition art books published in this era...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1940 item #1110577 (stock #6620)
A Charles Meryon Print Collectors Club book #126/500. This scarce art book from the Art Deco era published by the Print Collectors' Club of London, England in 1931. This 10 x 7-1/2" paper and cloth bound book has 31 pages plus 22 black and white illustrations following on separate pages; it is titled CHARLES MERYON AND HIS EAUX-FORTES SUR PARIS, and it is one of a series of limited edition art books published in this era...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1930 item #1110574 (stock #6619)
A French Etchings From Meryon To Lepere book 1922. This scarce art book from the Art Deco era was published by the Print Collectors' Club of London, England in November 1922. This 10 x 7-1/2" paper and cloth bound book has 27 pages with black and white illustrations; it is titled FRENCH ETCHINGS FROM MERYON TO LEPERE, and it is one of a series of limited edition art books published in this era...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1980 item #1110557 (stock #6618)
G. Blair Laing Memories Of An Art Dealer 2 vol. set. This complete and mint two volume set is in its original slipcovers and it was published by McClelland and Stewart, Toronto 1982. Each volume measures 10-3/4 x 7-3/4" in their limited clothbound slip cases. Volume 1 has 65 tipped-in colour plates and 264 pages; it is near mint inside and out with only the faintest traces of rubbing on the edges of the book and case and not enough to drop it from a solid MINT rating...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Religious : Pre 1990 item #1107892
This is the 160th revised edition published in 1989 by Bukkyo Dendo Kyokai and printed by the Kosaido Printing Co., Ltd. Tokyo,Japan.Hard cover with dust jacket in near mint condition. Silk bookmark.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1990 item #1106368
Auction catalog from Sotheby's York Avenue Galleries (April 7, 1981). Slight musty odor. There are 305 lots of American, Continental and English silver (tankards, coffee sets,centerpieces, etc.) with B&W photos. The cover shows some wear but there is no script.Estimates page included. Sold as is.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1990 item #1106337
Auction catalog for Important American Furniture, Folk Art,Folk Art Paintings and Silver held in October 1988.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : New item #1104822 (stock #S.B.10.11.11)
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 : Pre 2000 item #1104511
An auction catalog in good condition with 176 lots. Includes art, maps, ephemera,photography etc. from Arctic and Antarctica, Early Voyages, Africa, the Americas,the Middle East, Asia, the Indian Ocean, The Pacific and Australasia expeditions.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1980 item #1104510
 
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1990 item #1104502
Porcelains, bronzes, decorative arts, furniture, glass etc. No price list. Light wear on the cover. 284 lots.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Pre 1950 item #1103531 (stock #1011100ME)
"Clownie" with original tag and all original clothes and shoes, no repairs, arms move as original, shows slight staining and rubber dryness, rare find, circa 1950, 8" tall. BX24
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Pre 1970 item #1103363 (stock #10111)
This is a lovely set of Cohr candlesticks with silverplate holders. It is in its original box and has never been used. The candlestick holders have a neat, mod design. They measure 3 3/4" (and are concave) x 2 1/8" x 3/4". They have good heft, weighing 5 ounces. They are marked Cohr with the Cohr maker's mark and DENMARK. They have quite good heft at 5 ounces. They come in their original box with the 4 candlesticks. Again, they set is in excellent condition!
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Special Interest : Pre 1960 item #1097336 (stock #081116)
Gamut Plus Jewelry
$85.00
- FREE US STANDARD S/H
This charm (or pendant) is a great depiction of a Poodle dog. It measures 1 1/4" long / tall ..., and is 3-D. The detail is great. It is in great condition and hard to find It has good heft: circa 1950's. FREE US STANDARD S/H.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1970 item #1094857
Stated "First Printing" coffee table book. The cover has a few small tears otherwise in very good condition. Highlights fashion and designers from 1867-1967. Photos, illustrations, etc. There is also a literary supplement.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Pre 1990 item #1094819
A soft cover catalog entitled "Pastoral Holland the Dutch Landscape in the Time of Rembrandt" and published by Theodore B. Donson, Ltd., 1984. A Spring exhibition of 17thC Dutch landscapes (April 27-June 16, 1984) with 85 uncommon b&w plates. Price list and selected bibliography. Unpaginated.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1920 item #1090686 (stock #6540)
The Etchings of Frank Brangwyn fine arts book 1912. This large and vintage 13-1/2" x 10-1/2" art book is entitled "Catalogue of The Etched Work of Frank Brangwyn", published in 1912 by the London Fine Art Society Ltd. This book has a cloth and leather board cover with an applied gold-stamped leather title panel on the spine; it has 139 pages and it is profusely illustrated with tissue-covered etching reproductions...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1990 item #1087977
Paperback in near mint condition. Second and expanded edition published in 1985 by AASLH Press. Illustrated.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1980 item #1085932
A large coffee table book in good condition. Published in 1976 by Oxmoor House. Stated first edition.
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...
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 : References : Antiques : Pre 1990 item #1073608
Auction catalog with 506 lots. Notations made-estimate sheet included- back cover is creased.Acceptable condition-sold as is.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1492 item #1073456 (stock #2266)
KOREAN POTTERY & PORCELAIN OF THE YI PERIOD, by G.St.G.M. Gompertz, published by Frederick A. Prager, New York and Washington, c. 1968. The classic work on Korean ceramics from 1393 to the early 20th century. Excellent condition, including dust jacket. 106 pages of text and bibliography followed by 120 large black-and-white photos of representative pieces. Shipping via Media Mail is free. Priority mail at cost.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1930 item #1068441 (stock #SK321)
Galerie Hafner
$300.00
/ shipping included
Both Qur'an in Arabic language, dating from the first half of 20th century. One with original brown leather binding with gilt motifs, all edges gilt. Originating from Cairo and dated AH 1347 corresponding to 1928 AD. The other with cover made of printed wax cloth. Condition: not collated, first one with missing magnifying glass and loose binding, the second one with one loose page and one with tear. Dimension: 3.6 cm x 2.6 cm, 3.4 cm x 2.4 cm.
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 : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1980 item #1067522
The Gregorian Collection- Antique Oriental Rugs of the Great Silk Route from Chinese Turkestan to Anatolia. Softcover published in 1979 by Brandeis University/ Rose Art Museum. Exhibition catalog (3/29-5/6)~27 color + 6 B&W photos.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Pre 2000 item #1066825
A German catalog from Jurgen Holstein Antiquariat.Katalog # 93 AVANTGARDE-(MEIST) GEDRUCKT. BRUCKE BAUHAUS, DOCUMENTA KUNDST und LITERATUR, CA 1900-1975, BUCHER, GRAPHIK DOCUMENTA, PLAKATE DAZU ENINIGRE OBJEKETE. Unpaginated. 442 lots that include photographs, posters...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 2000 item #1066005
A slim, oversized softcover book with b&w photos. Text by Robin Emmerson. Printed by The Gallpen Press Ltd. Pottergate, Norwich(1984.) Very very light wear on the cover. Unmarked. 24pp.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Pre 2000 item #1065999
Softcover. 343 lots all pictured in color. The cover shows light wear and the back is creased. No writing.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1970 item #1064835
No stated edition. Published by Horizon Press in 1964. Light wear on the dust jacket otherwise in near fine condition. 180 B&W plates. One page is uncut at the top.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Maps : Pre 1837 VR item #1063484 (stock #EN3)
"Europe from the Best Authorities" published as the Act directs by C. Brightly & E. Kinnersley Bungay Suffolk August 24th, 1815. Copper engraved map with original
MEASUREMENTS: 10 ½ x 8 ¼ inches

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All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Maps : Pre 1837 VR item #1063469 (stock #EN2)
“England and Wales from the best Authorities" published as the act by Brightly & Kinnersley Bungay, February 10th, 1807. In upper corner references to the Counties. Copper engraved map with contemporary outline hand color. Engraved by J. Barlow.
CONDITION: Good condition.
MEASUREMENTS: Size 10 ¼ x 8 1/8 inches

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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 : Pre 1990 item #1057063
A sumptuous coffee table book published in 1988 by Oxmoor. Harcover with dustjacket. Mint condition. 256pp.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Pre 1980 item #1055015
Published by Ray Manley Photography 1971. An over sized soft cover book with colored photos of Southwestern Indians and their jewelry. Light wear on the cover otherwise in good condition. 96pp.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1980 item #1054543
A small paperback published in 1971 by Forlag in Oslo. B&W and color photos. Includes many artists (Munthe, Munch, Heydahl, etc.)Light wear on the cover and a small brown stain on page 72~otherwise in very good condition. 71pp.+
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Pre 1960 item #1054354
Published in 1952 by Harvard University Press, Cambridge MA. A hardcover with dust jacket that is worn and taped. There is also writing on the front endpaper otherwise in acceptable condition.Includes black and white illustrations of scrolls,screens and statues. Sold as is.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : History : Pre 1910 item #1047877 (stock #6392)
A vintage two-volume set of "The Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson", selected and edited by Sidney Colvin. The publisher is Metheun and Co., London, England 1900, and this set is the second edtition. Each has hand-cut pages, gilding on the top edge, gilt purple endpapers and cloth bindings with title stickers applied to the spines. Each is tightly bound and includes a tissue-covered plate of Stevenson and an extra spine sticker tipped in to the endpapers...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1900 item #1045896 (stock #2151)
CHAMBERLAIN-WORCESTER PORCELAIN 1788-1852 by Geoffrey A. Godden. Excellent used condition, including dust jacket. Please see our second and third images for description. About 11" x 8-3/4" x 1-1/2". USPS Priority Mail within the U.S., $15. Elsewhere at cost.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Print : Pre 1920 item #1040227 (stock #ga-178)
A rare piece of ephemera, this standing Wedding Dinner Menu from 1915 gives us a glimpse into food and style from the past. Comprised of a thin nylon type fabric fitted inside a metal three panel screen, the front "doors" are hand painted with clumps of lavender iris, opening to a larger centered panel printed with the menu reading: Wedding Dinner of Mr. and Mrs...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1940 item #1030031
Stated first edition. An over sized hard cover with colored prints. Published in 1930 by Doubleday Doran & Co. Garden City, New York. The paper label on the spine shows some wear,there is a black smudge on the cover and the board corners show some wear otherwise in fine condition. 32 full page illustrations. 138 pages.
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 : 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 #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 : 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 : Books : References : Antiques : Contemporary item #1028929
The Bodhisattva Collection
Free with any blanc de chine purchase from our Chinese Monochrome section
An excellent pictorial reference specializing in blanc de chine (dehua) and a must-have book for anybody collecting within this field. The text by Robert Blumenthal is very good as well. We personally find that blanc de chine is probably the biggest area of fraud, abuse, and mistake by unscrupulous and /or unknowledgeable dealers, and as such it is probably the main area where novice collectors get burnt the most. From what we see, we estimate that a staggering 75% of so-called blanc de chine s...
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 #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. 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...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 2000 item #1028713
An excellent and absolutely essential pictorial reference book for anybody interested in Burmese wares. From lacquerware to carved statuary to offering vessels of all kinds, this book has over 180 excellent full color photos of all things Burmese. 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 n...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 2000 item #1028710
The Bodhisattva Collection
Free with any Imari purchase from our Japanese section
An excellent pictorial reference book specializing entirely in Japanese Imari wares. The pieces span the gamut from the earliest Imari wares of the late 17th century, all the way through the Meiji Period Imari wares of the late 19th century. There are over 100 high quality color photos. 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.

Man...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1980 item #1028707
The Bodhisattva Collection
Free with any Rose Medallion purchase or other Chinese Export pieces
A very good reference book that covers various Chinese export wares, but which is especially useful for Chinese Rose Medallion collectors. While the book is somewhat lacking in that most of the photos are black and white and not in color, the book is still very important as an encyclopedic guide to all the myriad of shapes and forms within the Rose Medallion genre. From standard vases and bowls to the more obscure shapes like marmites, sponge dishes, and bulb trays, this book has virtually ever...
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. 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 s...
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 : Pre 2000 item #1027907
The Bodhisattva Collection
Free with any purchase from our Early Chinese section
An excellent pictorial reference book focusing on tomb items from China's Golden Age with heavy concentration on Tang and Han Dynasty items, but Eastern Zhou, Warring States, Spring and Autumn, and Qin Dynasty Periods are covered as well. There are over 120 color photos, most pieces are bronzes and/or gilded bronzes, but there are also some jade and early pottery pieces represented as well. The text is also very informative. In our candid opinion, it's not enough of a reason to purchase an anti...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 2000 item #1027906
The Bodhisattva Collection
Free with any purchase from our Early Chinese section
An excellent pictorial reference book specializing in Neolithic Period / Early Chinese wares with good informative text by Regina Krahl and other contributors. Truly a must-have reference book for anybody interested in Neolithic / Early Chinese pieces. There are about 65 color photos all of which are really quite excellent. 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 ...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1990 item #1027904
The Bodhisattva Collection
Free with any purchase from our Chinese Blue and White or Polychrome Sections
An excellent pictorial reference book covering the Koger Collection which features Chinese wares spanning the Neolithic Period through the Qing Dynasty. There are about 155 color photos with editorial by John Ayers. The photos here are really quite excellent. 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 b...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 2000 item #1025983
Covering Bristol’s formative years, this is the story of people and events surrounding the rise of this city between two states—the town Joseph R. Anderson, its founder, wanted to call “Paradise.” The author has endeavored to “tell it like it was” without fear or favor, showing no undue regard for long cherished but undocumented historical traditions that have grown up over the years. On these pages you will meet a cross section of Bristol’s ancestry, ranging from the noble and we...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1980 item #1018302
1979. Exhibition catalog.Artists' bios with b+ w illustrations. (Neil Dallas Brown, Robert Callender, Peter Collins, Patricia Douthwaite, Ian Hamilton, Alexander Fraser, John Huston, John Johnstone, John Knox, William Littlejohn, Robin Philipson, Ian McKenzie Smith.) Published by the Maine State Commission on the Arts & Humanities~ Augusta, Maine. 28 pp. Light wear.