DESCRIPTION: “The Inro Handbook, Studies of Netsuke, Inro and Lacquer” was written for collectors who have discovered the delights of the miniature Japanese art forms. This authoritative and enlightening book offers a wealth of valuable information and is written by one of the foremost collectors and scholars in the field, Raymond Bushell...
"A Mighty and Valiant Underground Army over 2200 Years Back". This profusely illustrated soft cover was published by the Shaanxi Sanquinj Publishing House. Page 12 is a bit loose but intact. Both color and B&W photos. 128 pp. Front inscription perhaps by the author...Please disregard glare on front cover.
A coffee table book in mint condition. Produced by Tricia Foley, photographs by Jeff McNamara and text by Catherine Calvert. Published in 1998 by Clarkson Potter. 176pp.
MESSAGES AND DIPLOMATIC CORRESPONDENCE 1862 printed WASHINGTON, GOVERNMENT printing office 1862 Message of the PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES to the TWO HOUSES OF CONGRESS at the COMMENCEMENT OF THE THIRD SESSION of THE THIRTY -SEVENTH CONGRESS This book contains copies of all the letters to and from other Governments for the end of 1861-1862 including the opening of Japan to trade as well as the 21 page address Lincoln gave to Congress That included trade , population, revenue as well as the Ci...
A small olive green linen hard cover published by Oxford at the Clarendon Press in 1923. Owner's name is inscribed. The cover shows some staining and minor splitting at the spine. There is also some foxing on the back pastedown.
Ca 1930. Former library copy with stamps. A clean instrumental score published by Ernst Eulenbburg, Leipzig. Other publications are referenced in the back. Original soft cover with paper boards. 66pp.
A small hard cover published by Charles Scribner in 1925. The paper boards show some wear at the corners and top of spine,notes are written on the front pastedown and back end paper, and the owner's name is written in ink on the front free paper.
A hard cover published by the Trustees of Worcester Art Museum in 1935.
The cover has olive paper on board with a tan paper label and spine. There is some splitting on the seam and top of the paper spine/label otherwise fine. B&W plates. 187 pp.
A signed( "Happy New Year James Farley") hardcover published by Harcourt Brace & Company, NY December 1939. The jacket has a water stain on the inside flap and a faint stain on the edge of the first few pages stops at the title page.392 pp.
This lot includes three Anthony Trollope books all published by Dodd Mead & Co., New York. Phineas Redux Vol. I was published in 1913 and Vol. III in 1910. Dr. Thorne Vol.I was published in 1914. The owner's name is inscribed on the front free paper of all three books and the red boards show modest wear.
Ca 1900 A"revised and enlarged edition" published by The Mershon Company, New York. No date given.The pages have darkened and the pastedown shows minor wear and a bit of spotting otherwise the book is fine. The boards are brown featuring a burgundy design with gilt lettering on the spine. A faint school stamp is on the title page. 244 pp.
A small red hardcover with embossed design published by G. Bell & Sons 1914. There is minor wear on the boards.
A small blue hardcover published by Oxford University Press, 1952. World's Classics Edition, number 272. No dust jacket.
Bibliography of the Japanese Empire by Fr. Von Wenckstern. 1970. 2 Vols.
24.5 x 18 cms. Quarto, bound in buckram. This encyclopedic work is complete in 2 vols. The first covering the years 1859-1893 and the second volume covering the years 1894-1906. The original edition were published in 1895 and 1907. The first vol. includes a reprint of Catalogue des Ouvrage Relatif au Japon by Leon Pages covering earlier works from 15th. century to the date of publication, 1859...
Written by Esther Stevens Brazer, this is a Memorial (Second) Edition published in 1947 by the Pond-Ekberg Company. The gray linen boards show some wear with creases at the corners, and the gilt pastedown label is smudged. The front free paper is clipped and the pages are uncut. A former library copy that is in good condition. Profusely illustrated. 265 pp.
Written by Marie Louise d'Otrange Mastai and published in 1981 by the Smithsonian. The book is part of a set of reference books on antiques. Prepared by the Cooper Hewitt Museum. Very light wear on the jacket otherwise in fine condition.Illustrated with 33 color plates and 102 B&W photos.
An illustrated, collectible hard cover written by Zoe Kincaid and published by McMillan and Co. Numerous illustrations/photos with colorized frontispiece. There is slight water damage on the boards (spotting) and the pages are just a bit rippled. Also, there is a small bit of paper loss on the bottom of the front pastedown and free paper ( see photo), between pages 112-113 a very slight separation from the seam (but all intact) and page 383-4 is uncut- otherwise a fine edition...
DESCRIPTION: “Tibetan Art: Tracing the Development of Spiritual Ideals and Art in Tibet, 600 – 2000 AD” is a treasure trove of the creativity Tibet has harbored over the centuries. Amy Heller places Tibetan art into an historical and social setting, and has richly illustrated this work with over 120 color and 147 black and white photographs...