All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Contemporary item #1445172
A stated first edition hardcover with dust jacket. The jacket has a crease along the center of the spine but the book is in excellent condition.Written by Francesca Brickell and published in 2019.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Pre 1980 item #1442702
"Revelations of New England Architecture ~ People and their Homes " written by Jill Grossman with photographs by Curt Bruce. Published by Grossman ( div. of Viking Press) in 1975,this hard cover features black and white photos of various styles of antique New England homes. The jacket is quite worn, the paste down has some tanning and the title page has foxing otherwise the book is in nice,tight condition. An excellent resource.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Pre 1900 item #1441889 (stock #3657)
The Mauchline Ware binding on this book of poetry and letters by Robert Burns features a photographic view of the Burns Monument that overlooks the River Doon, near Alloway in Ayrshire, Scotland. Also on the front board are four Mauchline Ware prints- "Scene on the Doon", "Auld Brig O'Doon", "Alloway Kirk", and "Burns' Cottage", whilst the back board carries a larger print "The Braes of Ballochmyle". The book itself was published by Gall and Inglis in around 1865...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1930 item #1441253 (stock #4055)
This sought after three volume set of "Cars & Motor Cycles" was edited by Lord Montagu of Beaulieu and Marcus W Bourdon, and issued in 1929. Bound in blue with gilt lettering, these books were aimed at the owner who wanted to be involved in the care and maintenance of his vehicle, as well as those engaged in the motoring industry. The information in the three volumes covers text as well as detailed diagrams and photographs and would have been very up to date in 1929...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : History : Pre 1837 VR item #1438228
A copy of the 1817 book "The Life of Robert Fulton" by Cadwalader Colden, printed in New York City. The book measures 8 1/2" by 5 3/8" and has leather covers in the old fashion. The pages are heavily foxed and generally browned, as is commonly seen in books 200 years old. Covers are attached, though worn, and at top of spine, a piece of leather is missing. An old brown ink signature of previous owner Edward S...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : History : Pre 1800 item #1438184
Antique book, volume 3 (originally of a set of 3), printed in Geneva, "Histoire de Geneve", originally by Jacob Spon (1647-1685), this a later improved edition published by Fabri & Barrillot in the year 1730. Small size, 6 1/2" by 4", 672 pages. No maps or imagery. The cover is worn leather (spine) and patterned paperboard...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Manuscripts : Pre 1920 item #1437296 (stock #08219)
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Handwritten illustrated 'Oraimono' (Old Japanese textbook) used at Terakoya (Temple school) in Edo-Meiji period, 19th century, probably for the teacher because filled out with the answers, 62 pp, 99 graphs, approx. 16.3 x 12 x 1.5cm (6.41 x 4.72 x 0.59in)...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Contemporary item #1436750 (stock #224)
From Leonardo's drawings of grotesque heads to contemporary prints lampooning American politicians, The Metropolitan Museum of Art has a vast but largely known collection of caricatures and other satirical works. This handsome book offers 165 examples, dating from about 1500 to the present, that reflect the age-old tradition of using exaggeration and humor to convey personal, social, or political meaning...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Contemporary item #1436749 (stock #223)
The graceful curves of Frank Gehry's Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles are familiar to anyone interested in contemporary architecture or the work of this great master. They are also famous, if not infamous, to the ironworkers faced with the challenge of building them. With a building skin stretched tight and tolerances shaved to a thousandth of an inch, there was simply no room for typical industry standards...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 2000 item #1436748 (stock #222)
No dust jacket.

American Realism is Edward Lucie-Smith's eloquent and interesting discourse tracing the progress of American realist art from the colonial period through postmodernism. It features a generous 250 illustrations and 115 gorgeous, full-color plates. Lucie-Smith's underlying argument seems to be that realism more accurately reveals the American character than does abstract expressionism or minimalism...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Fiction : Pre 1970 item #1436747 (stock #221)
Lysistrata ) is an ancient Greek comedy by Aristophanes, originally performed in classical Athens in 411 BC. It is a comic account of a woman's extraordinary mission to end the Peloponnesian War between Greek city states by denying all the men of the land any sex, which was the only thing they truly and deeply desired...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : History : Pre 1990 item #1436741 (stock #217)
n 1987, 50 Western and 50 Soviet photographers spread out across the Soviet Union and captured on film a day in a country that stood at the apex of remarkable change as it celebrated the 70th anniversary of the Great October Revolution...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Contemporary item #1436740 (stock #216)
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 2000 item #1436658 (stock #1)
Geneva: Balsas Publications,1992. Hardcover.Jacket Used. 1st Edition. ISBN 2970002302. 275 pp, 314 plates, 169 figs Frances Pratt,map, numbered edition:1160. Out of print. The definitive study on the ancient Mezcala culture of West Mexico; includes an indispensable chapter on forgeries. right down corner is bumped, and jacket is 2 cm torn on cover(see photo)
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Contemporary item #1436657 (stock #1)
Chontal Balsas Publications, 2001. Hardcover. 1st Edition:# 458 150 pages - 215 photographs Jacket used, very good condition Transformations ,stone figures from Mezcala/Chontal Kubaba books publication. right down corner is very lightly bumped.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Religious : Pre 1930 item #1436041
Illustrated by Hamzeh Carr. The classic story of the Buddha.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : History : Contemporary item #1435796 (stock #210)
A significant and unique contribution to World War II literature, this book chronicles in meticulous detail the building and operation of the largest German prisoner-of-war (POW) camp in the United States in Aliceville, Alabama. This history discusses how the residents of Aliceville helped build, operate, and supply the camp, as well as become inextricably intertwined with camp life and the 6,000 German POWs held there...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Contemporary item #1435790 (stock #204)
Nestled in a converted Victorian in Portland's trendy Northwest District, Paley's Place Bistro and Bar has been serving Vitaly Paley's creative, beautifully executed cooking for over a decade. Co-owner Kimberly Paley's joyous hospitality has helped make their restaurant into a West Coast destination. Both Paleys' unquenchable ardor for local, luscious, sustainably produced food and drink means the Paley's Place dining experience just keeps gets better...