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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Pre 1800 item #1016796 (stock #2081)
Hard cover edition consisting of 156 pp. of text and colored photos of what remains of the Dresden Collection of early Japanese porcelain assembled by Augustus the Strong. Orbis Publishing, c. 1981. Good used condition. About 7.75" x 8.75". Media Mail or First Class shipping.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Pre 1990 item #1013728
Program listing the 150 films shown at the Centre Georges Pompidou between May 4 through October 1988. Brief synopsis, B + W movie photos, actors noted. Stain on the lower front cover otherwise in good condition. Paperback written in French.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 2000 item #1007936 (stock #RMT-114)
Henri Matisse. A Novel.

by Louis Aragon,

First American edition. Translated by Jean Stewart

publisher: New York: Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich, [1971].] First Edition Two volumes, quarto. [8], [360]. [6], [370] pp.

Profusely illustrated throughout, including 155 color illustrations, many full-page and some folding. Ecru linen with front cover and spine stamped in red. Very Fine in dust jackets, in fine publisher's slipcase...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 2000 item #1007922 (stock #RMT-101 )
In three volumes with original slipcase and with tipped in reproductions of all the drawings in the correspondence. Published by New York Graphic Society, 1959, Second Edition. Books VG +, slipcase VG.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 2000 item #1007915 (stock #RMT-113)
GROTESQUES

by Jack Coughlin

Aquarius Press, Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A.- First Edition

A fine group of etchings by Couglin on the theme "Of Sundry Copulations Whereby A Man Genders With Sundry Kinds Of Beasts". This is number 63 of 140 numbered copies signed by the artist. Each etching measures 4 1/4" by 3". All are fine impressions, protected by silk paper. There are twently plates in all, each hand-printed by Atelier LeBlanc in Paris...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1990 item #982358 (stock ##7063)
This set is a rare Christie's auction catalogues on Japanese art from 3/20/1985 and 3/21/1985...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1970 item #974530
Petrie-Rogers Gallery
$195.00
- New book
"The Clarence Buckingham Collection of Japanese Prints Volume II: Harunobu, Koryusai, Shigemasa, Their Followers and Contemporaries" by Gentles, Margaret O., The Art Institute of Chicago, 1965. Oversized book measuring 12" x 15.7". 307 pages, 8 color and 525 b/w plates, bibliography, glossary, index. Cloth book with original slipcase. This rare out of print book was produced in a limited edition of 1,000 copies. It is the second of two volumes on the Clarence Buckingham Collection...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1960 item #966813 (stock #BK10)
Ancient East
$35.00
DESCRIPTION: “Ceramics for the Collector: an Introduction to Pottery and Porcelain” by George Savage is an original standard for the new ceramic collector, giving a broad overview of ceramics through the ages and throughout the world, with Chinese ceramics constituting the heaviest treatment. Currently out of print; originally published by Rockliff, London, (1955) 3rd printing, 64 B&W plates, 224 pp; hardcover, in very good used condition; dust jacket scuffed with some tape applied to str...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Pre 1950 item #957578 (stock #0957)
Gamut Plus Jewelry
$45.00
FREE US STANDARD S/H
This pin displays the WWII star pin which commemorated sons of the military service. It is shaped like a heart, making it a sweetheart pin as well. This pin is sterling silver and enamel. It measures 1/2" x 1/2". it is c. 1940s and is in excellent condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 2000 item #956154 (stock #BLib7)
Kerr, Rose, Chinese ceramics. Porcelain of the Qing Dynasty 1644-1911, Victoria and Albert Museum: London 1986. Reprint from 1998. Hardcover with d/j. 142 pp. with many illustrations in color and b/w, including photos of seals, marks and bottoms.