A black leather box with white stitching and velvet interior. Measures 8" (top w) x 8" (side width tapering down) x 9.25" (h) x 7" (bottom width). Perfect for a statue or other precious items. Very light wear.
Aspen Court: A story of Our Own Time" by Shirley Brooks. Published in 1860 by W.A. Townsend & Co, NY. Brown textured boards that show some wear especially at the corners. Light foxing, and the front board is loose but the book is intact.
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. The pages are u...
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.
A large heavy,coffee table book in mint condition.Hard cover with dust jacket.There is some tanning on the spine side of the book. Published by Phaidon Press Ltd London 1994. 172 colored plates~ 236pp.
"...A simple and attractive account of the Great events of the Old and New Testaments.." published in 1879 by the Henry Bill Publishing Co., Norwich CT.Introduction by Rev. Alvin Bond,D.D. Illustrated with engravings and maps.There are 584 pages along with 10 plus pages of recommendations. The engravings are in wonderful condition with the exception of the first one which has foxing...and there is some foxing especially in the front.The leather cover is worn and the spine section is missing(see...
Published in 1925 by the Government Printing Office, Washington, here is a rare copy of memorial addresses given to the 68th Congress.The black silk boards show modest wear with some light smudging. The book is a tad musty otherwise in fine condition. 44pp.
A first edition hard cover published by the US Government Printing Office in 1911.Includes memorial addresses on the Life and Character of James Breck Perkins (late a representative from New York) delivered to the Sixty-first Congress, second session.The black boards show wear and staining, there is foxing on the frontispiece with Perkins and also on the title page.
A French (seventh edition) published by Mercvre de France in 1911. Volume 2 apparently of a set. There are leather boards with marbled endpapers. The pages have yellowed and there is a remnant of a label on the front pastedown.214pp
A hard cover with dustjacket in mint condition featuring 519 illustrations with 65 in color. This is a reprint published in 1992 by Thames and Hudson, New York.Foreword by the Seventh Earl of Carnarvon. 224pp.
A soft cover book written by Nancy Beliner and published in 2010 by the Yale University Press in association with the Peabody Essex Museum. "For centuries, China's Forbidden City has captured the world's imagination. With parts open to the public since 1925, nearly 8 million tourists flock there annually. Yet the elegant, intimate Qianlong Garden--itself a 'mini-Forbidden City' inside the Forbidden City--has remained sequestered from view. Dating from the 18th century, the Qianlong Garden was bu...
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.
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 contemporary sterling pendant featuring a faceted synthetic stone.The sterling shows light wear with very faint scratches. The pendant is marked 925 b. and measures 1-1/4" round. The sterling chain is 17-1/2".
A stated first edition coffee table book published by Hoshibill, Hiroshima, 1987. A hardcover with dustjacket, the book has gray-tan cloth lettered in bright gilt script. The slipcase has a slight smudge on the back otherwise in fine condition. Written in Japanese and English. Illustrated with over 180 full color photographic plates depicting Jumeau dolls. 199pp.
A softcover catalog featuring 17thC furniture, rugs, etc. There are B+W photos along with a price list that includes the 291 lots. The catalog cover shows slight wear but there is no script. Unpaginated.
Ca 1960 A wonderful pair of screwback earrings by Providence jewelry designer, Loran Sim. The emerald cut green stones are accented by small rhinestones at the bottom of the drop design.Marked Loran Sim 14kftGF, they hang 1-3/4".
A contemporary pair of dangle earring signed d.p. Sterling. For pierced ears, they hang 2" and show remnants of polish in between the raised design.
4" x 3" ( at its widest point)
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.
Ca 1920 A hand hammered oblong sterling napkin ring with no monogram. Marked International Sterling 194 along with a W (for Watson). 2-7/8" x 3/4" ~ 21.3 grams.
Written by anthropologist, Michele Coquet and published in 1998 by the University of Chicago Press. Empires, Kingdoms, Chieftancies, Ethnic groups, Court Objects along w/ maps. Invaluable Resource. 182pp.
A beautiful little sugar or demitasse spoon with green and blue enamels by English manufacturer, T&S in Birmingham, England. Marked appropriately and dated 1931. There is slight enamel loss on the back bowl, but the colors are quite vibrant.Unpolished, the bowl shows light wear.
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.
An oversized hardcover published by the Yale University Art Gallery in celebration of its 175th Anniversary and in conjunction with an exhibition(2007-8). The history of the gallery, donors(including Paul Mellon) and its collection are highlighted.The jacket shows very light wear with a small tear on the front and back otherwise in mint condition. 422pp.
A hardcover with dust jacket published by Skira and distributed in the U.S. by World Pub. Co., Cleveland, 1962. There are 109 full color plates. The original paper band on the front is ripped and the jacket shows very light wear at the corners. The plate on 43 has separated and the plate on page 37 has a small line running through it. The book otherwise is fine. 227pp.+
Sotheby's auction catalog for December 12,1991. In fine condition, the back cover shows very light wear.
Ca 1992 A decorative signed and dated hand painted egg by commercial artist, Robert Tolar(1941-2012). The egg measures 4" x 2-1/2".
Published in 2007 by the Institute, this heavy soft cover edition features some 300 works of art in full color. Like new. 328pp.
Published in 1977 by Barron's,Woodbury, NY... an illustrated hard cover with dustjacket. The jacket shows light wear, and there is some tanning along the border however the book itself is fine. No script. 102 pps.
An oversized soft cover catalog that features ceramics, ivories, fine and decorative arts. Published in association with Julius Bohler and Brimo de Laroussilhe. 128+ full color plates. 250 pgs. A small tear is on front cover ( see photo) otherwise in fine condition.
A sumptuous coffee table book published in 1988 by Oxmoor. Harcover with dustjacket. Mint condition. 256pp.
Auction catalog for Important American Furniture, Folk Art,Folk Art Paintings and Silver held in October 1988.
Soft cover auction catalog. The cover shows extremely light wear otherwise in mint condition. The auction includes 416 lots -- Cartier, Rolex, Patek Philippe, Audemars and Piguet watches are featured. 215 pgs.
Second Printing (1976). A hard cover with dust jacket edited by Jacqueline Onassis with the cooperation of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Published by Viking Press. Numerous B&W and color illustrations. Light wear on the jacket otherwise in fine condition.
Published by Viking in 1947, Kingsport Press. The original dust jacket shows minor wear. A nice tight Book Club edition.