A softcover publication issued in 2010 by the Old Dartmouth Historical Society/New Bedford Whaling Museum. The title page is inscribed otherwise in fine condition.38 colored plates ~ 47pp.
An oversized soft cover in very good condition( cover shows very light wear and creasing in the back). Published in 1995 by Universe/Rizzoli. More than 40 grand residences built in France over the centuries are featured.Architecture, furniture, paintings, gardens,etc. 288pp.
Christie's auction guide( HC/DJ) "Magnificent French Furniture - Formerly from the Collection of Monsieur and Madame Riahi - New York Thursday 2, November 2000" ~ 276pp. ~ 59 fully illustrated photos with provenance. Jacket shows very light wear otherwise like new.
A small hard cover reprinted in 1982 by Charles Letts Books Ltd. The jacket is a bit worn with a back tear and there is an old price notation on the front free paper.There are 60 plates- some in color others in b&W. 80pp.
A soft cover published by Hurst Gallery in 1989. A companion piece to an exhibit devoted to Pre-Columbian Southwest arts (200BC-1500AD). B&W photos - 40pp.
A stated first American Edition published by Clarkson N. Potter in 1974. A history of both candles and candlesticks starting from the 11th century. The jacket shows light wear. 117 b&w photos~120pp.
Written by John Mack and published in 1988 by Harry Abrams, this is a former library hard cover with dust jacket. In good condition, there is an old library "due date" paste down and stamp. One hundred seventy(170) illustrations with 120 colored plates. 207pp.
A large catalog written by Robert Forbes and Terence Mitchell and published in 1999 by Tuff Stuff Publications. The first few pages are creased on the bottom edge otherwise in fine condition.464pp.
Five rare exhibtion catalogues about Chinese jades. 1. "Archaic Chinese Jades at the University Museum", Philadelphia, 1940, 58 pages with 15 b&w plates. 2. "Selected Examples from the Jade Exhibition" at Stockholm, 1963, 158 pages with 34 b&w plates. 3. "Chinese Archaic Jades in the British Museum" by Soame Jenyns, 1951, 38 pages and 40 b&w plates. 4. "Chinese Jade - The Image Within" at the Pacific Asia Museum, Pasadena, 1986, 98 pages with b&w and color plates. 5...
Scarce and beautiful work in two volumes on Chinese ceramics in French by J.J. Marquet de Vasselot, former curator of the Louvre Museum in Paris. First Edition bound in brown leather with marbled paper boards and endpapers. Volume 1 "De l'epoque des Han à l'epoque des Ming" with 32 pages plus 40 plates(chromolithographs and heliogravures) and volume 2 "De l'epoque K'ang-Hi à nos jours" containing 30 pages plus 44 plates. Condition: few traces of usage. Dimension: 22.7 cm x 20 cm.
"Chinese Snuff Bottles From the Collection of Mary and George Bloch" by Robert W.L. Kleiner. Published by Herald International Ltd. Hong Kong, 1987. 237 pages lavishly illustrated with color pictures accompanied with detailed notes. Format: 21.5 x 29 cm. With its dust jacket. Tiny tear on the upper part of the jacket, otherwise like new.
This is the second enlarged edition published by Dover in 1972. There are 219 illustrations with 20 in color. Topics include: metalwork, embroidery,carving, rosemaling etc. 246pp.
A companion piece to an exhibit held at the Kurland -Zabar Gallery in New York May-June 1990. Includes articles written by David Rago and Rosalie Berberian. This softcover is in "like new "condition. 50pp.
A large coffee table book featuring KJL jewelry. Published by Schiffer in 2007. Lane's flamboyant history and costume jewelry are highlighted along with some 670 photos. The jacket shows light wear along the edges otherwise in mint condition.256 pp.
A soft cover catalogue by R.W. Lightbrown published in 1975 by William Clowes and Sons,Ltd. London.
Includes black and white photos along with makers' marks. The cover shows modest wear. 250pp.
Published by the Current Company Bristol RI (no date) Catalog Six~ Books from 1478, Manuscripts from 1745 and prints...."A catalogue of rare books, first editions and the interesting and unusual..." Cover shows light wear ~ no marks.89pp.
A large coffee table book written by Desmond Eyles and Richard Dennis and published by Royal Doulton Tableware Ltd.,Stoke on Trent 1978. Minor spotting on the first page but otherwise in good condition. Colored photos with production numbers and in some cases, artists are noted.432pp
A very rare and limited edition of six complete jade books in Chinese. Each volume features large and clear, beautiful color photos of rare jades that represent each period in Chinese history. The back pages of each book contain detailed descriptions of each jade. Excellent reference books for study and enjoyment.
Vol. 1) Earliest Jades
Vol. 2) Shang / Western Zhou
Vol. 3) Spring & Autumn Period / Warring States
Vol. 4) Qin/Han/Southern & Northern Dynasties