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.
Ca 1940 An unsigned, heavy silver plate piece, possibly by Coro. Notice the "diamond" ring on the finger. 3-1/2" x 1". Weight 47Gr.
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 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.
An unsigned yellow gold brass choker that measures 17-1/2" ( including extender). One may want to replace the spring clasp with a hook.
An unsigned gold plate set.The necklace measures approximately 15"+ a bit more due to the dip (this includes the extenders); the bracelet is 7" x 1".
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.