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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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. 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.
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. This beautifully-produced book took Aragon twenty-seven ye...

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. The book is in fine condition and is laid into a ...

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. The boxed set includes all six catalogues and the prices realized.

This group covers ceramics, porcelains, lacquer, inro, netsuke, sword fittings, Nihonto, tsuba, kogo, Ukiyo-e, Sharaku, kabuto, and on and on.

The catalogues are as follows;
Fine Japanese Prints 3/20/85
Important Japanese Armor 3/20/85
Important Japanese Sword Fittings 3/20/85
Important Japanese Pri...

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. Excellen...
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
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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.