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".
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.
A coffee table reference book of fine art, jewelry and decorative arts including clocks and sculpture.Lots from both Sotheby's (London) and Park-Bernet(NY) are noted. Excellent condition.
A lovely little book written by Booth Tarkington and with colored illustrations by Ruth Sypherd Clements. The cover features a blind stamped holly design and gilt lettering. Published by Harper & Brothers 1909. Copyright page indicates October 1909 (possibly a first edition). The illustrations are crisp and the booth is in fine condition.
Ca 1960 Thin silver hoop earrings with fretwork and turquoise inlay. Newer hooks. Marked CHM Mexico along with a faint eagle 3. They appear to be sterling. 1-3/4" wide - hang 1-3/4". A nice companion to the Mexican turquoise bangle listed.
This lot includes three copper-washed tin items, two small bowls and vase. The larger bowl has candle remnants on the bottom and a label that reads "Made in..Arab Egypt...washed." The vase has a maker's name that is hard to distinguish along with a production number. On the smaller bowl, the label reads "United Arab Republic GS " along with some Arabic marks. The bowls show copper wear. Please refer to photos.
Possibly an unstated first edition written by Donald G. Mitchell. The book has green cloth boards with gilt lettering and gilt top. Published in 1897 by Charles Scribner. The cover shows light wear, an owner's name in pencil is on the free paper and the book is slightly cocked. Pages 235 on have some type of very faint stain at the corners. 7¾" - 9¾" 294pp.
An illustrated hard cover with dust jacket written by Peter Thornton and published in 1998 by Harry F Abrams New York.The jacket has very very light wear on the edge and corners otherwise the book is in mint condition. 438plates ~216pp.
A large coffee table book published in 1996 by Harry N. Abrams. This hard cover with jacket is in excellent condition however there is an inscription on the front free paper.
A large coffee table book with dust jacket published in 1988. Like new. 504pp.
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 large coffee table book published by Rizzoli in association with the Museums at Stoney Brook in conjunction with the exhibition "Stanford White on Long Island" July 4-November 1, 1998.Photographs by Johnathan Wallen.Very slightly musty. 252pp.
In fine condition this figurine measures 4.5" x 3.25". No box.Incised marks along with the Lladro imprinted logo.
A soft cover with jacket published by Galerie Enrico Navarra circa 1989 and written in French. Chagall's paintings, sculptures, temperas and works on paper are featured.A biography summarizes his life and work. The cover has a slight crease at the top corner. 92pp.
A soft cover catalog which show some wear at the spine. There were 217 lots in the auction including Medieval Works of Art, Renaissance Bronzes, Italian Maiolica, Ivories and Wood Carvings along with Renaissance Jewellery from the collection of the late Arturo Lopez-Wilshaw. No final tally sheet.
Black Dog Antiques
Highlights from the Gillett G. Griffin Collection with an essay written by Laura J. Mueller. Published by Princeton University 2009. The catalog notes 56 prints - 16 are featured in color. Soft cover.
Black Dog Antiques
A hard cover with dust jacket written by Dean A. Fales Jr. and published by Bonanza Books in 1986. The jacket shows modest wear along the edge and the book is slightly cocked otherwise fine. There are 577 illustrations including 148 color plates and 429 b&w photographs.
Anonymous- no date nor publisher. Text is in Italian, German, English and French. There are 40 (vedute) black and white prints (appox. 4-1/2" x 7") of various locations. No marks but two small tears and spots on the cover and one smudge on another page (not on picture) and on the back cover. Silk tie holds the booklet( 9-1/2" x 6-1/2") together.
First edition hardcover published by Doubleday in 1963.A major retrospective of Steichen's work, designed by Kathleen Haven and produced in collaboration with MOMA. Dustjacket a bit worn - interior in good condition. Slightly musty. 234 full page reproductions.
Ca 1950 Highly collectible mahogany bookends with the stamp of the Gomez Shop 412 Consulado St. One maraca is etched "Cuba" along with a shore scene and palm trees; the other, "Havana" with lighthouse, flag and rocky shore. One maraca is a bit loose from its square back but works fine. Light wear on the backs- appropriate for age. 8" x 4" x 4-1/2"
Ca 1950 Arts and Crafts style candlesticks marked Hecho en Mexico. The base on one has two small bumps. 3-3/4" x 2-1/4"
A large Arts + Crafts auction catalog featuring glass, pottery and furniture, Tiffany,etc. The front cover and subsequent pages are creased, otherwise in good condition.959 lots.
A large coffee table book in good condition. Published in 1976 by Oxmoor House. Stated first edition.
A whimsical unsigned figure composed of various nuts. 7"
An auction catalog in good condition with 176 lots. Includes art, maps, ephemera,photography etc. from Arctic and Antarctica, Early Voyages, Africa, the Americas,the Middle East, Asia, the Indian Ocean, The Pacific and Australasia expeditions.
Painted Splendor -The Context and Conservation of a Chinese Reception Hall in the Philadelphia Museum of Art. The exhibit offers "a rare glimpse of the monumental building style and magnificent decorative painting associated with traditional palace architecture in China...built in Beijing in the final years of the Ming dynasty..." Published in 2004 by the Philadelphia Museum of Art. 48 pgs., 40 color reproductions, 7 b&w reproductions.