First edition(unstated). Hardcover with brown boards published in 1896 by Houghton Mifflin & Co. Boston. Boards show light wear with the corners slightly worn. Pages 257 thru 262 are creased with a tiny tear on the edge of the pages, otherwise a nice tight edition. Inscribed "Irma 1901" on the free front endpaper. Stories include - Barker's Luck; A Yellow Dog; A Mother of Five; Bulger's Reputation; In the Tules; A Convert of the Mission; The Indiscretion of Elsbeth; The Devotion of Enriquez.
Published in 1990 by LUCORAL. Hard cover catalogue with dust jacket featuring the 1989-1990 collection. The company was formed 1963 by Ching-Shui Lu, Chairman of the Taiwan Pescadores Fisherman's Association. Jade, pearls, coral and other various gemstones, cloisonne items and watches are pictured along with costume jewelry. The book is in good condition, just the board edges show wear; however, the dust jacket has some small tears. Original price $88 (USD). 119 pgs.
Paperback catalog published by Rhode Island School of Design that accompanied a museum exhibit that took place between March 31, 1977 - May 8, 1977. The cover shows some wear but the book itself is fine.Black and white illustrations. 244 pgs.
Unstated first edition (?) published in 1852 by HARPER & BROTHERS, New York. Brown cloth boards with embossed design and gilt-stamped lettering on the spine. Illustrated with engravings and portraits. The boards show wear especially at the spine( see photos) but the book is intact. Foxing. Sold as is.
A large oversized coffee table book published by Mitchell Beazley, London, 1993.Photography by James Merrell, Hard cover with dustjacket (which has minor curling on the edges and a vertical crease both on the the front and back. Over 400 full-color photos. 240 pages. The book itself is in very good condition.
"Italian Primitives at Yale with Comments and Revisions written by Richard Offner, Professor in the History of Fine Arts at New York University. The book has green decorative boards with gilt design and lettering on the tan spine. Published by Yale in 1927. Illustrated with plates. Former library copy with stamps. The front free paper is clipped, a corner text block is smudged and the boards show wear especially at the edges, and there is a very small tear on the bottom of one page. Sold as is.
A former library copy published by Hyperion Press in 1949. The red boards show some wear, the front and back endpapers have been taped, one title page is clipped and there are library stamps. Seventy seven plates.
Ca 1970 A handsome pair of bezel set jade cufflinks with ropetwist design. Marked RONCI 12k GF. The oval stones measure 5/8" x 1/2".
Solid coin-style copper cufflinks that are unmarked. 7/8" round.
A small blue hardcover published by Oxford University Press, 1952. World's Classics Edition, number 272. No dust jacket.
A small red hardcover with embossed design published by G. Bell & Sons 1914. There is minor wear on the boards.
A hard cover published by the Trustees of Worcester Art Museum in 1935. The cover has olive paper on board with a tan paper label and spine. There is some splitting on the seam and top of the paper spine/label otherwise fine. B&W plates. 187 pp.
Ca Late 19thC. An ornate embossed gilt "pictorial" hard cover published by P.F. Collier, New York. This is a second revised edition edited by Charles Knight. No copyright date is given. The brown boards show some wear especially at the corners and spine edges.
A coffee table book in mint condition. Produced by Tricia Foley, photographs by Jeff McNamara and text by Catherine Calvert. Published in 1998 by Clarkson Potter. 176pp.
Published in London by the Oxford University Press in 1958. This is a small, travel size book with red boards and red silk marker. Maps are included. The book measures 4" x 6". The boards show wear especially at the corners and the textblock is smudged on the bottom. Opposite the content page the page is a bit loose but intact. 563pp.
Here is an early, collectible hard cover edition of "The Eternal Companion: Brahmananda, His Life and Teachings" by Swami Prabhavananda. Published in 1947 by Vedanta Press, Hollywood CA.Blue boards ( showing some wear/spotting on the spine)with gilt lettering. No marks, no dust jacket, pages have toning. 246pp.
An early, collectible edition with five B&W photos. A reprint published in 1889 by Houghton Mifflin. The front paper boards shows some wear and staining otherwise fine.69pp.