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Petrie-Rogers Gallery
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TITLE: Carl Schraubstadter and Japanese Prints: The Robert Louis Mueller Family Collection

EDITORS: Claudia Brown and Laurie Petrie Rogers

8 1/4" x 10", 60 pages, 35 color plates, Hergerger College of the Arts, Arizona State University, 2007

ESSAYS: "The World of Carl Schraubstadter: Collector of Japanese Prints," "The Elegant Craft of Japanese Woodblock Prints, "Social and Historical Foundations of Ukiyo-e," "The Art of Kabuki," "The Katsukawa School of Print Design," "Hir...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Contemporary item #669591 (stock #669591)
Asiantiques
$60.00
Title: The Peacock's Feather: Gentleman's Jewelry of Old Japan

Authors: Joseph Kurstin & Gilles Lorin

Binding: Hardbound, 9.25 x 12in.

US$60 shipped Domestic (includes shipping) - US$70 shipped International (includes shipping)

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All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 2000 item #664569 (stock #10468)
Eijer, Dieuwke, Kagamibuta, Mirrors of Japanese Life and Legend, The Baur Collection / Heinz Kaempfer Fund (Geneva / Leiden), 1994. 95 pages, numerous b/w and color illustrations. Extensive description of the history, materials, techniques of kagamibuta, its subject matter and kagamibuta makers, richly illustrated with excellent photos of pieces from the Baur Collection and from private collections...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1910 item #662742 (stock #8613)
Anglo Saxon Classics: Norrœna, Embracing the History and Romance of Northern Europe

ed. Erasmus B. Anderson (various authors)

13 volumes fully bound in dark blue leather with elaborate gilt tooled designs; some uncut pages. This set is #1 of the American limited edition of only 10, worldwide.

Published: New York, Norrœna Society, 1906

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Contemporary item #658355 (stock #1437)
EASTERN ZHOU RITUAL BRONZES From the Arthur M. Sackler Collection, by Jenny So, c. 1995, concludes a major project to catalogue the Sackler Collection. Standards in the field, these volumes are a monument to Dr. Sackler's love for China and its artistic heritage and his dedication to furthering Western understanding. The supreme art of ancient China was the bronze ritual vessel...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Contemporary item #658087 (stock #1434)
With text by Daisy Lion-Goldschmidt and Jean-Claude Moreau-Gobbard, CHINESE ART, Bronze, Jade, Sculpture, Ceramics, c. 1962, presents some of the finest timeless Chinese works of art covering a period of approximately 4000 years. Excellent condition. 428 pages, 65 color plates, 133 photo-engravings with complete and detailed descriptions, a chronological table of Chinese dynasties and a bibliography. About 10.5" x 13" x 2" and weighs about 8 lbs. Shipping at cost.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Contemporary item #631369 (stock #206)
We have been asked for copies of "Collecting Kachina Dolls 1880-1940" This edition is a hand-printed, transitional state before the third edition. Each copy is signed by the author, Alan Kessler, who holds the world record for a Kachina Doll sold at auction ($294,000), a Hopi Shalako Mana c. 1880 sold at Sotheby's, Native American Indian Art, Lot 20, Dec...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1980 item #627034 (stock #842)
Book by Alistair Duncan, "Tiffany At Auction". This is an absolute must for a Tiffany Studios collector or dealer. It has over 1,000 pictures of Tiffany items and a comprehensive list of model reference numbers in the back index. This book was copyrighted in 1981 and is now out of print. It has it's original dust cover. No rips to the pages and the binding is in excellent condition as well.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #620902
Rare hardbound copy of the Pall Mall Illustrated Magazine, edited by Lord Frederic Hamilton. Staining on the frontispiece, title and index pages; front half of the book has light staining on the edges.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Pre 1990 item #604233
GlitzQueen History and Art to Wear
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You want to learn calligraphy? Here's what you need to progress from basic exercises to advanced applications. It contains a history of the scribal art, plus useful and inspiring instructions for creating letters, forms, flourishes and other decorations, Profuse illustrations, many in color, detail the concepts, processes and tools involved.

Condition of this volume is almost like new, with only the slightest wear to dust jacket edges (hard to notice)...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 2000 item #604232
Great coffee table book for the art lover or gourmet!

Subtitled "A Cookbook by Master Chefs Inspired by Paintings in the National Gallery of Art," this is the 1995 first edition: a 144-page hardback featuring 65 gorgeous artworks and the recipes they led top chefs to create.

Imagine yourself having lunch in Bonnard's or Pissarro's garden -- on a picnic with Toulouse-Lautrec -- at a tea party with Mary Cassatt -- or dining in Tangier with Matisse...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1990 item #604228
This extravagantly illustrated hardcover volume discusses the return of ornamentation to modern design -- which continued with a bang, eventually making Post-Modernism a household word.

Authors Robert Jensen & Patricia Conway could certainly spot an emerging trend. No wonder their book (subitled "The New Decorativeness In Architecture & Design") has become a classic, used for teaching and cited in connection with art exhibitions...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Pre 1900 item #598905 (stock #Misc103)
Henry Noel Humphreys, "Parables of our Lord" printed 1847, New York,D. Appleton edition. 2000 of these books were printed in 1947 and, of those, 1000 were printed with D. Appleton title page. Front and Back book covers are made of Paper-Mache boards covered with elaborately carved black plaster. 31 pages plus the title page are multi-colored chromolithographed, illuminated with each page having a different design...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1940 item #584256 (stock #0000383)
Mimi's Antiques
$135.00
Oriental Lowestoft With Special Reference to the Trade with China and the Porcelain Decorated for the American Market by J.A.LLOYD HYDE and Published by Charles Scribner's Sons of New York,Copyright 1936. 154 Pages. This Edition Designed and Printed at Argus Press, Albany, N.Y. From 16 Point Aldine Bembo Type on Worthy Sterling Wove...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1930 item #584146 (stock #0000378)
J.A. LLOYD HYDE. ORIENTAL LOWESTOFT CHINESE EXPORT PORCELAIN. Published by The Ceramic Book Company. Newport,Monmouthshire. Special Reference to the Trade with China and the Porcelain Decorated for the American Market. 161 Pages with Color Frontpiece of a Famille Rose Goose Tureen and Cover. This Edition contains thirty-three(33)plates in monochrome and four(4)in Full Color...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 2000 item #564147
Whether you want to enhance your own drawing and painting skills or simply learn more about the techniques artists use, these books will do it for you. Lavishly illustrated with attractive and instructive images, they're comprehensive resources worthy to be called encyclopediae...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Fiction : Pre 1910 item #560431
GlitzQueen History and Art to Wear
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Children in Late Victorian and Edwardian times were the first to enjoy the gorgeous Fairy Books edited by Andrew Lang: 12 anthologies of fairytales from around the world, each named for a different color. The volumes debuted between 1889 and 1910, so this 1901 book appeared about midway through the series. By then, many illustrations were in color and the covers had become works of art. Here, in a gilded and lyrical Art Nouveau swirl, a ...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #560088
GlitzQueen History and Art to Wear
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This copiously illustrated early Victorian edition appeared only 60 years after James Boswell’s masterpiece of biography was first published in 1791. Titled in full “The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. comprehending an account of his studies and numerous works in chronological order; a series of his epistolary correspondence and conversations,” the set is completed by “Boswell's journal of a tour to the Hebrides with Samuel Johnson” as its fifth volume.

The volumes were iss...