All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Contemporary item #1450942
A stated first edition hard cover published in 1998 by Swanstock - An Image Bank Company. In very good condition. No dust jacket. 168pp.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #1450298
A rare first edition of Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens) book "A Tramp Abroad", as found in apparently scarce original leather covers rather than the more commonly seen cloth. The book has the ad after page 631 and "Moses" rather than "Titian's Moses" in the frontispiece, indicating an early state. I am not a book specialist so am pointing out characteristics that I see suggest rarity and early state...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1940 item #1450288
Published by Vanguard Press, Inc. Thirteenth Printing. One of the 6 banned books. Title page with 1937, Vanguard Press, and copyright page with no additional printings listed. There is a handwritten personal inscription on the inside cover. Please ask specific questions on details, condition, and shipping prior to bidding, ALL ITEMS ARE SOLD AS IS. Dimensions: 8" x 11" Condition: Good Condition with no missing or torn pages. The cover has some wear with it mainly on the spine.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1970 item #1450287
Published by Random House, New York, 1947. Hardcover first Edition later Printing (Latest titles mentioned on back panel are The Cat in The Hat Song Book & Fox in Socks which were both published in 1967 which indicates a printing of this book in that year). One of the 6 banned books. Condition is very good. No writing in book, Spine is tight. Pages are clean and crisp. No rips, bends, or stains. Minor wear at corners. Rare classic, very early edition, out of print...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1980 item #1449875
A copy of the hard cover book "VASARELY", by Gaston Diehl, published 1976 by Crown Publishers, Inc., New York, printed in Hungary that year. The book was translated from the French by Eileen B. Hennessy. Condition is typical used; acceptable; cover soiling, pages 7-8 are completely loose, with others nearby loose but still attached...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1990 item #1449740
A copy of "Jazz", Henri Matisse, 1983, released in high quality facsimile by the Museum of Modern Art, New York, after the 1947 original. As a press release at the time stated: "A special, unbound and boxed edition of Jazz has just been published by George Braziller exclusively for The Museum of Modern Art...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Religious : Contemporary item #1449664
Published in 2014, this is a page proof facsimile preview of the finalized book written by Sufi teacher, Sherif Baba. A cloth bound edition in excellent condition (with the exception of a few front pages rippled at the bottom), the book includes a series of transcriptions of an event at which Sherif discusses in depth the most important aspects of Sufism, i.e. Basmala. 478pp.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1980 item #1449663
A stated Second Printing ( November 1975), published by Alfred Knopf, New York. The pages are uncut. There is light smudging and brown spots on the text block and on a few front pages as well as on the inside jacket. The cream colored boards are fine. 380pp plus index. Illustrated.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Fiction : Pre 1950 item #1449595
A copy of the 1949 book by famous writer GEORGE ORWELL, "Nineteen Eighty-Four", published by Harcourt, Brace and Company, New York. This copy does NOT have "First American Edition" showing but I do not know if that means this is not a first...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1950 item #1449594
A hand signed copy of the book "Lions and Shadows", 1947, by the noted Anglo-American novelist, playwright, screenwriter, autobiographer and diarist CHRISTOPHER ISHERWOOD (1904-1986). The 8 1/2" by 6" blue hard cover copy, published by New Connections, Norfolk, Connecticut is in acceptable good but not fine condition due to sunning of the spine and other evidence of cover wear. There is no dust jacket. Dedicated in blue ink as shown to "Don Carter", in February 1949...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1990 item #1449183
A HAND SIGNED copy of the 1990 soft cover book by Martha Kingsbury, University of Washington art history professor, "George Tsutakawa", describing the life journey of one of the treasured artists of the Northwest School at mid century. Tsutakawa signed in marker on the title page, adding "Seattle 1990". The book, 11" by 9" and approximately 160 pages, includes black and white and color photographs illustrating Tsutakawa's life and work...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1990 item #1446799 (stock #JB05223)
A copy of the 1982 book "Wright Morris/Photographs & Words", this being one of 500 copies of the first edition, signed by the photographer. The book measures 12" by 9 3/4". There is no dust jacket. The book is in good but not mint condition. There is normal wear to the covers, including a small stain above "WRIGHT", and a slightly musty smell, the book having perhaps been in a damp location at some point...
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. Ford and the name again in pencil with date 1823 is present, as shown, adding to t...
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. Condition is good overall; spine shows heavy wear, cover has wear; pages are not torn, and are generally clean; evenly age-toned/browned consistent with being 300 years ...