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Shirley Allen
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All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Geological item #1014672
Shirley Allen
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A beautiful, rare Pink Coral.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Geological item #1014668
Shirley Allen
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A well conditioned Rams Murex shell.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Geological item #1014661
Shirley Allen
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A massive melon shell.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Geological item #1014659
Shirley Allen
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A perfect, large Helmet Shell.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Geological item #1014654
Shirley Allen
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A fantastic Goliath Conch specimen.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Geological item #1014651
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A fantastic assortment of beautiful shells.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Geological item #1014649
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A perfect Brain Coral specimen.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Geological item #1014648
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Beautiful Bailer Shell in superb condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Geological item #1014488
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Haitian Conch Shell
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 : 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...
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
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"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...
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.
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.
Original ink signatures of Umberto di Savoia, Principe di Piemonte, Crown Prince of Italy and of his wife, Maria Virginia di Piemonte, Princess of Belgium and daughter of King Albert of Belgium. Year 1932
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1800 item #937414 (stock #1828)
FINE & CURIOUS by Christiaan J.A. Joerg: An enduring witness to Dutch-Japanese relations is Arita export porcelain made for the Dutch market in the 17th and 18th centuries. The Dutch East India Company (VOC) was instrumental in ordering and distributing a diversity of export wares. Private trade also played an important role. This results in the importation of large amounts of Japanese porcelain into The Netherlands, particularly during a period when Chinese porcelain was unavailable...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1960 item #934002 (stock #10582)
Osvald Siren: Chinese Painting: Leading Masters and Principles. Part I; The First Millennium (3 vols.), London: Lund Humphries/New York: Ronald Press, 1956.
Vol.I: Early Chinese Paintings (xi+235pp., colored frontispiece and b/w ills.)
Vol.II: The Sung Period (vi+189pp. and annotated lists 95pp., colored frontispiece and b/w ills.)
Vol.III: Plates (xviii pp., 372 b/w plates).
Bound with red cloth, gilt title to front board and spine. With slip cases. 28.5x23cm...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1492 item #933872 (stock #1821)
CHINESE EXPORT PORCELAIN by D.F. Lunsingh Scheurleer, published by Pitman in New York in 1974. 256 pages, 8 colored plates, 42 (two-sided) pages of black-and-white photos, and countless detailed line drawings throughout. Signs of gentle use but nothing I'd call damage, this book is in very good condition...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1800 item #933538 (stock #1817)
Geoffrey A. Godden's ORIENTAL EXPORT MARKET PORCELAIN, c. 1979 by Geoffrey A. Godden and published by Granada Publishing, Ltd. About 8.5" x 9.5" x 1-1/8". Though dust jacket is a bit frayed, book in excellent condition. Mr. Godden is widely celebrated for his knowledge of English ceramics but handled as much Chinese porcelain as English. His research on the subject has been exceptionally wide-ranging, and the majority of his sources quoted in this volume were published here for the first time. T...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Pre 1940 item #928765 (stock #090001)
"Fabre's Book of Insects - retold from Alexandra Texeira De mattos' Translation of Fabre's souvenirs entomologiques" by Mrs. Rodolph Stalwell. Illustrated by E. J. Detmold. New York, Tudor Publishing Company 1935. 12 tissue guarded color plates. Book Measurements: 10.25 inches by 7.75 by 1.50 inches thick.

Condition: Good condition overall; some fraying and scuffing on cover; pencil name and price on front end paper; no dust jacket; one of laid-in prints is folded at edge (see Enlargemen...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Pre 1930 item #905257
Mireille

by Frederic Mistral

Edition du Centenaire, illustrated by Frederic Montenard, Paris, 1930, with later half blue Morocco binding with a six panel tooled spine having a tooled gilt decoration of a bee, marbled boards and original wraps bound in.

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Print : Pre 1990 item #904771
Collectible magazine featuring Star Trek articles and pictures, a story on space age costume designer, Larry Le Gaspi, etc.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1492 item #898289 (stock #1753)
CHINESE CARVED LACQUER by Derek Clifford, Bamboo Press, first edition, 1992, is an over-size book (11.5" x 10") lavishly illustrated with fine mainly full-color photos of Chinese lacquer / cinnabar from the Ming period through the People's Republic. The book concentrates on the often spectacular varieties of carved lacquer work, and deals with this subject in greater detail than has previously been possible. It provides the reader with a book which will remain a standard reference for years to c...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1800 item #893242 (stock #1734)
PORCELAIN OF THE EAST INDIA COMPANIES by Michel Beurdeley, Barrie & Rockliff, London, First Edition in slipcase, c. 1962. Excellent condition including the DJ. 220 pp. lavishly illustrated with color and black and white photos of Chinese export porcelain. Shipping at cost.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1970 item #891618
Paperback. Stated "Thirteenth printing". Dell Publishing 1968. Crease on the back cover- light staining and wear on the front. Some paragraphs are highlighted in yellow.Pages have yellowed. Acceptable copy.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #891567
"A House-Boat on the River Styx: with some account of the divers doings of the associated shades" written by John Hendrick Bangs and publisher by Harper & Bros.,NY 1896. This appears to be a second edition. A lovely little book with illustrated green cloth boards stamped in gilt.Very slight fading on the spine. Black and white illustrations/plates.Pages are tight though they have yellowed. Very faint stains on the last three pages. 171pp.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1960 item #891564
First printing May 1956 by G. & J. Publishing Co., Los Angeles, CA. Light blue cloth covers (corners slightly bent) with two small white smudges on the front. Good condition- solid, complete with very clean text. 152 pages.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : History : Pre 1900 item #891440
Social history of England(poor, slums, underclass) written by C. Edwards Lester. Published by Harper and Brothers New York 1841. Two volume set which shows some wear and foxing throughout. Please refer to pictures.Sold as is.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Fossils : Pre AD 1000 item #888997 (stock #C6830)
AntiqueTica.com
$1,350.00
Very rare Hadrosaur eggs with very good shell coverages found in Xixia Basin, Henan Province, China. It is very difficult to find Hadrosaur eggs in very good conditon like these.

Age: China, Late Cretaceous Period, (71 to 84 million years old)
Measurement: Height 29.5 C.M. / Width 10.3 C.M. (size excluding stand)
Condition: Nice condition overall (some expected degradation due to their age). Please refer to the enlargement photos for more details.
Shipment: Worldwide ship...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1492 item #888149 (stock #1713)
"This book is an important contribution to the study of Chinese ceramics...(it) is an essential addition to the libraries of all those museums, art students, collectors and dealers who are interested in the history of Chinese ceramics for it breaks new ground." Soame Jenyns. Published in London 1974, reprinted 1977. 139 pages of text and color plates followed by 124 monochrome plates. Excellent condition, including DJ. Shipping at cost.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : History : Pre 1900 item #881703 (stock #39B14 12934)
A presentation copy, from Ulysses S. Grant's personal library, of the "Proceedings of the Bunker Hill Monument Association, June 17, 1874," which was presented in 1874 by the Bunker Hill Monument Association to Grant as President of the United States. Boston, 1874, printed in Cambridge, Mass. by Press of John Wilson and Son, 71 pages, in a dark brown full leather binding with tooled, gilded title, a.e.g., marbleized endpapers. Size: 9.25"x 6". Fine condition, some fading and rubbing to spine....
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Pre 1950 item #862233
Here is a rare and wonderful photo collage of scenes from the building of the Alaskan Highway (completed in 1943.) Original snapshots. The center photo highlights what appears to be the official ribbon cutting; sixteen photos surround it. Below is a cartoon of a bear taking a picture of a man. Not examined out of the frame. 13" x 15".
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Print : Pre 2000 item #859533 (stock #44900008)
20TH Century Chinese New Year print on paper. Shrink-wrapped onto board for protection. Total size is: 15" by 12". Art size is: 14.00" by 10.25". Condition: Paper is wrinkled at left center edge beyond printed image border; soft crease bottom center right corner.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Print : Pre 2000 item #859528 (stock #44900010)
20TH Century Chinese New Year print on paper. Shrink-wrapped onto board for protection. Total size is: 15" by 12". Art size is: 14.00" by 10.25". Condition: Paper is wrinkled along edges beyond printed image border; crease upper left quadrant.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Print : Pre 1990 item #859525 (stock #44900017)
20TH Century Chinese print on paper. Shrink-wrapped onto board for protection. Total size is: 15.00" by 14.75". Art size is: 14.25" by 14.25". Condition: Some staining at center above flower; border has loss at center left.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Print : Pre 2000 item #858369 (stock #44900006)
20TH Century Chinese New Year print on paper. Shrink-wrapped onto board for protection. Total size is: 18" by 12". Art size is: 17.25" by 11.125".
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Print : Pre 2000 item #858367 (stock #44900005)
20TH Century Chinese New Year print on paper. Shrink-wrapped onto board for protection. Total size is: 18" by 12". Art size is: 17.25" by 11.125".
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Print : Pre 2000 item #858365 (stock #44900004)
20TH Century Chinese New Year print on paper. Shrink-wrapped onto board for protection. Total size is: 18" by 12". Art size is: 17.25" by 11.125".
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1960 item #848047 (stock #HP/Book4)
Himalaya Primitive
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Catalog of a Mask exhibition from December 1959 to May 1960 organized by the Musée Guimet in Paris and edited by the National Museums 147 pages 31 back and white plate of masks most of them from famous collectors and origins ( André Breton, Robert Lebel, Jean Lavaud, and several museums) size 25 cm x 15.5 cm Except few water spots on the cover good condition
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Pre 1940 item #844708 (stock #ee1-1938)
Zen Kitsch
$65.50

"How to Write and Speak Effective English", by Edward Frank Allen. Published 1938 by World Syndicate Publishing Co. Hardback. 329 pages, no dust jacket. Good condition; would be very good for a book this age if not for some scribbling on the endpapers. Lovers of language can glimpse what has and hasn't changed in English usage over the past 70 years from this volume. An interesting sample of Depression-era writing.

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1492 item #826700 (stock #M3968)
DPRK / North Korean Book: Koryo Dynasty Celadon / Bronze

The great leader President Kim Il Sung said: "The people of Koryo greatly developed the printing industry by inventing metal type for the first time in the world and manufactured the Koryo ceramics which the world values as treasures because of their distinctive colours, patterns and models. All these made our country famous".

Part of the introduction to this book. The Koryo Museum complex is at the foot of Mt. Songak in Kaesong, t...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Contemporary item #821957
La Collezione Archeologica Del Banco Di Sicilia is a boxed two volume set that was printed in 1992 by Edizioni Guida Pub. in Palermo, Italy. This beautiful two volume set is virtually unobtainable in the US, and is a superb corpus of ancient Greek ceramics that were produced in Magna Graecia (Southern Italy). If you are a collector of ancient Greek ceramics, this book is an excellent reference, as there are 648 pieces listed with B&W photos in Vol.1, and Vol.2 has line drawings, detailed descr...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Contemporary item #817549
Apolonia Ancient Art
Price as ordered. Kindle version available at: http://www.amazon.com!
If you are a neophyte or an advanced collector of ancient art, "Into the Antiquities Trade" by Kevin R. Cheek is a valuable resource and a "must read" for every collector. This book defines and explains the political situation relative to the trade, as seen in the chapter "Who's Who", and clarifies the "pro" and "con" positions that the three different camps take regading the trade. This book also offers the collector a refreshing viewpoint that "there is no better preserver of ancient art tha...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1920 item #817146 (stock #9709)
Antique Roycroft bookend, hammered brass and bronze in the form of two books and a spray of berries.

Height: 6”
width: 4.75”

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Documents : Pre 1980 item #814595 (stock #HP/Book3)
Himalaya Primitive
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This is the catalog of the exhibition on the Lamaist Boddhist art in Paris at the Grand Plais from 29 march to 27 June 197 The book has 316 pages , size 24 X 21 cm, 384 pictures black and white and color very good condition
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Contemporary item #801190 (stock #TLCatalog)
This is a great opportunity to own the catalogue for the traveling museum show "Time Made Real: The (Stone) Carvings of Tim Lewis", especially if you are unable to get to one of the exhibition venues, which run through December 2009. Loaded with images and showcasing the 60 powerful works of art in the premier exhibition at the Customs House Museum in Clarksville, TN, the catalogue is peppered with great photographs of Tim at work and with his family. It is also a scholarly work that stands on ...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1920 item #787934 (stock #9767)
Augustus John: Fifty-Two Drawings

Signed, limited edition, with an introduction by Lord David Cecil. Published by George Rainbird, London (1957). Hardcover folio, 16.5 x 11.75 inches. Limited to 150 copies of which this is Number 107 with slipcase. Signed by Augustus John and Lord David Cecil and inscribed to the art collector Emily Chadbourne and signed a second time by Augustus John. The book was designed and produced by George Rainbird and Ruari McLean.The lithograph self-portrait w...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : New item #787785
Glories of Ancient Greece, Vases and Jewelry From the Borowski Collection

Glories of Ancient Greece, Vases and Jewelry From the Borowski Collection , June 2001. Exhibition catalog featuring the magnificent jewelry and ceramics of ancient Greece; such as earring, necklaces, wreathes and rings. The Greek vases span almost 2 millennia of history, from the Bronze Age Crete of circa 2000 B.C.E to classical Athens of circa 400 B.C.E, including the Mycenaean, Geometric and Archaic periods and inc...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : New item #787774
The Goddess of Sha'ar Hagolan: Excavations at a Neolithic Site in Israel (Hardcover) by Yosef Garfinkel (Author)

Hardcover

106 color photos.

Publisher: Israel Exploration Society (2004)

The ancient settlement of Sha'ar Hagolan in the Jordan Valley has been intensively excavated in recent years and now is considered the main center of prehistoric art in Israel--and possibly the world. Some 300 art objects, including 70 human-formed figurines made of fired clay and stone, ha...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : New item #787769
Cuneiform in Canaan: Cuneiform Sources from the Land of Israel in Ancient Times

One of the earliest surviving manifestations of the cultural heritage of the Land of Israel in ancient times is the use of the cuneiform script, from the Middle Bronze Age to the Iron Age. The Cuneiform in Canaan volume presents for the first time the full corpus of all 91 cuneiform tablets and inscribed objects that have been recovered from the Land of Israel, including cuneiform tablets from the Bronze Age cit...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : New item #787762
Out of Noah's Ark. Animals in Ancient Art from the Leo Mildenberg Collection, Patricia E. Mottahedeh, ed..

VERY NICE Catalog of the special exhibition.

196pp. catalogue of 155 items, coloured plates & bl.& wh. illustrations, bibliography,Hard cover. SHIPPING:$11