All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Pre 2000 item #1361486
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.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 2000 item #1360448
DAY FINE ARTS
$1,400.00
Large Sri Cakra Yantra Banner, showing interaction of male and female qualities. Hand Painted on cotton. 119 x119 cm. thought to be Indian or Himalayan. Trace of painting on reverse. Undated. Can be viewed in central London an shipped folded worldwide.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1970 item #1360289 (stock #WN040)
Galerie Hafner
$320.00
shipping included
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...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Children : Pre 1900 item #1360046
A First American Edition published in 1894 by the Century Co. The original green blind stamped cloth boards feature a gilt elephant and tiger to the front and rear. The boards show some wear with modest spotting both on the front and back ( please refer to photos). The book is slightly cocked, and the pages are uncut with top edge gilt. There is a spot on the front paste down and also on few pages. The Content page has a small tear. Black and white illustrations. 303pp.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1930 item #1359891 (stock #WN038)
Galerie Hafner
$330.00
shipping included
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.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1990 item #1359545 (stock #1-1023)
"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.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Pre 1980 item #1356620
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.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 2000 item #1356529
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.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1980 item #1356267 (stock #0834801191)
L'Asie Exotique
$150.00
The Collector’s Book of Snuff Bottles Author: Bob C. Stevens Publisher: Weatherhill (1980) Description: Out of print for many years, this exceptional book has become a rare item sought after by collectors. This important limited edition reprint fulfills the growing need of new collectors for reliable and useful reference on the subject. The book is produced in Japan with the same high quality to ensure the superb feel of the original edition. Each copy is hand-numbered...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #1354152
A complete two volume set published by Harper and Brothers, New York in 1894. The gilt top pages are uncut and there is a frontispiece with each volume. The dark blue cloth boards show some wear especially at the corners.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Pre 1980 item #1353661
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.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Pre 1930 item #1353520 (stock #1113)
t a t a m i
$90.00


ZINE

Old handmade zine bound with clippings of various kind of books randomly like a collage. Taisho-Showa period in early 20th century.
Interesting contents of mathematics, maintenance for horse gear, morality, punishment, and so on. Some blank pages as well.
In fine used condition, with some rips at cover as seen. approx...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Pre 1980 item #1352741
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
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1990 item #1351871 (stock #BKS-001)
JJ Oriental
$3,600.00
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 Vol...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1990 item #1350975 (stock #MG)
This comprehensive book on the natural history of Costa Rica is in excellent condition. This book contains info on the field biology of CR, Biotic history, palaeogeography, climate, geology, soils, agriculture, plants, reptiles and amphibians, mammals, birds and insects. 174 contributors. No dj.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : History : Pre 1910 item #1350676 (stock #9501)
A copy of A Wreath of Canadian Song by C.M. Whyte-Edgar dated 1910. This is an original boxed presentation copy with a kid leather soft cover and the original presentation cardboard box with the title sticker. Now reprinted, this is an original with gold stamped embossing on the front and spine. It has the tissue-protected plates and is fully gilded on all edges. It was published by William Briggs of Toronto...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1990 item #1349947 (stock #SHK19861118)
L'Asie Exotique
$480.00
The T.Y. Chao Private and Family Trust Collections of Important Chinese Ceramics and Jade Carvings: Part 1 Sotheby’s Hong Kong Tuesday 18th November 1986 The T.Y...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1990 item #1349946 (stock #9622150128)
L'Asie Exotique
$3,500.00
Chinese Bamboo Carving Part I & II A 2 Volume Set Author: Ip Yee & Laurence C.S...