Stated first edition of the three-act play, "The Autumn Garden" by Lillian Helman. This play was performed on Broadway in 1951 at the Coronet Theatre and actor James Lipton (who now hosts the PBS show, The Actors Studio) is noted as a cast member.Copyright 1951 by Little, Brown and Co. Discarded library copy. 139 pages
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.
Here is a compelling full page ad that was featured in the New York Times, May 10, 1970. "Finally Your Senator Can Vote to End the War. Angry Americans. Saddened Americans....Your kids shouldn't go to college to get killed... Support the peace amendment sponsored by McGovern, Hatfield, Goodell Cranston & Hughes." Paper has yellowed and is folded and the names of senators who supported the amendment have been underlined in ink.
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.
Part of the Collector's Pieces series. Small hardcover published by Walker & Co New York and printed in Hong Kong in 1969. 64 pages. B&W photos along with various Spode marks.The front end sheet is slightly separating and front cover is very slightly warped.
Here is a rare and wonderful photo collage of scenes from the building of the Alaskan Highway (completed in 1943.) Original snapshots. The center photo highlights what appears to be the official ribbon cutting; sixteen photos surround it. Below is a cartoon of a bear taking a picture of a man. Not examined out of the frame. 13" x 15".
First printing May 1956 by G. & J. Publishing Co., Los Angeles, CA. Light blue cloth covers (corners slightly bent) with two small white smudges on the front. Good condition- solid, complete with very clean text. 152 pages.
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"A House-Boat on the River Styx: with some account of the divers doings of the associated shades" written by John Hendrick Bangs and publisher by Harper & Bros.,NY 1896. This appears to be a second edition. A lovely little book with illustrated green cloth boards stamped in gilt.Very slight fading on the spine. Black and white illustrations/plates.Pages are tight though they have yellowed. Very faint stains on the last three pages. 171pp.
Paperback. Stated "Thirteenth printing". Dell Publishing 1968. Crease on the back cover- light staining and wear on the front. Some paragraphs are highlighted in yellow.Pages have yellowed. Acceptable copy.
Collectible magazine featuring Star Trek articles and pictures, a story on space age costume designer, Larry Le Gaspi, etc.
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Program listing the 150 films shown at the Centre Georges Pompidou between May 4 through October 1988. Brief synopsis, B + W movie photos, actors noted. Stain on the lower front cover otherwise in good condition. Paperback written in French.
1979. Exhibition catalog.Artists' bios with b+ w illustrations. (Neil Dallas Brown, Robert Callender, Peter Collins, Patricia Douthwaite, Ian Hamilton, Alexander Fraser, John Huston, John Johnstone, John Knox, William Littlejohn, Robin Philipson, Ian McKenzie Smith.) Published by the Maine State Commission on the Arts & Humanities~ Augusta, Maine. 28 pp. Light wear.
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.
Stated first edition. An over sized hard cover with colored prints. Published in 1930 by Doubleday Doran & Co. Garden City, New York. The paper label on the spine shows some wear,there is a black smudge on the cover and the board corners show some wear otherwise in fine condition. 32 full page illustrations. 138 pages.
Published in 1952 by Harvard University Press, Cambridge MA. A hardcover with dust jacket that is worn and taped. There is also writing on the front endpaper otherwise in acceptable condition.Includes black and white illustrations of scrolls,screens and statues. Sold as is.
A small paperback published in 1971 by Forlag in Oslo. B&W and color photos. Includes many artists (Munthe, Munch, Heydahl, etc.)Light wear on the cover and a small brown stain on page 72~otherwise in very good condition. 71pp.+
Published by Ray Manley Photography 1971. An over sized soft cover book with colored photos of Southwestern Indians and their jewelry. Light wear on the cover otherwise in good condition. 96pp.
A sumptuous coffee table book published in 1988 by Oxmoor. Harcover with dustjacket. Mint condition. 256pp.
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.
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No stated edition. Published by Horizon Press in 1964. Light wear on the dust jacket otherwise in near fine condition. 180 B&W plates. One page is uncut at the top.
Softcover. 343 lots all pictured in color. The cover shows light wear and the back is creased. No writing.
A slim, oversized softcover book with b&w photos. Text by Robin Emmerson. Printed by The Gallpen Press Ltd. Pottergate, Norwich(1984.) Very very light wear on the cover. Unmarked. 24pp.
A German catalog from Jurgen Holstein Antiquariat.Katalog # 93 AVANTGARDE-(MEIST) GEDRUCKT. BRUCKE BAUHAUS, DOCUMENTA KUNDST und LITERATUR, CA 1900-1975, BUCHER, GRAPHIK DOCUMENTA, PLAKATE DAZU ENINIGRE OBJEKETE. Unpaginated. 442 lots that include photographs, posters...
The Gregorian Collection- Antique Oriental Rugs of the Great Silk Route from Chinese Turkestan to Anatolia. Softcover published in 1979 by Brandeis University/ Rose Art Museum. Exhibition catalog (3/29-5/6)~27 color + 6 B&W photos.
Post War + Contemporary Art, American and European Art. Auction # 100 ~ 12/10/08. Old Master, Modern and Contemporary prints,American + European works of art, Post War+ Contemporary Art, Modern and 20thC works of art. Colored photos.245 lots. Near mint condition.
Auction catalog with 506 lots. Notations made-estimate sheet included- back cover is creased.Acceptable condition-sold as is.
Published by Tuttle in 2006.The dust jacket has a small tear near the spine and the edges area bit worn.The book however is in good condition.
A large coffee table book in good condition. Published in 1976 by Oxmoor House. Stated first edition.
Paperback in near mint condition. Second and expanded edition published in 1985 by AASLH Press. Illustrated.
A soft cover catalog entitled "Pastoral Holland the Dutch Landscape in the Time of Rembrandt" and published by Theodore B. Donson, Ltd., 1984. A Spring exhibition of 17thC Dutch landscapes (April 27-June 16, 1984) with 85 uncommon b&w plates. Price list and selected bibliography. Unpaginated.
Stated "First Printing" coffee table book. The cover has a few small tears otherwise in very good condition. Highlights fashion and designers from 1867-1967. Photos, illustrations, etc. There is also a literary supplement.
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Porcelains, bronzes, decorative arts, furniture, glass etc. No price list. Light wear on the cover. 284 lots.
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.
Auction catalog for Important American Furniture, Folk Art,Folk Art Paintings and Silver held in October 1988.
Auction catalog from Sotheby's York Avenue Galleries (April 7, 1981). Slight musty odor. There are 305 lots of American, Continental and English silver (tankards, coffee sets,centerpieces, etc.) with B&W photos. The cover shows some wear but there is no script.Estimates page included. Sold as is.
This is the 160th revised edition published in 1989 by Bukkyo Dendo Kyokai and printed by the Kosaido Printing Co., Ltd. Tokyo,Japan.Hard cover with dust jacket in near mint condition. Silk bookmark.
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.
Soft cover illustrated catalog for an exhibit that took place at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., December 13, 1974 thru March 30, 1975. 104 pp. Light wear and unmarked.
An excellent reference book signed by the author, Charles H. Carpenter, Jr. and published in 1982 by Dodd Meade. The jacket has a few tears ( see photos) however, this hardcover is in nice tight condition. A fine history of the Gorham Company (Providence, Rhode Island) and their silverware products. There are 295 b&w photographs, 8 color plates, 40 photographs of marks, photographs of 313 flatware patterns. 332pp.
"On Heroes, Hero~ Worship and the Heroic in History" written by Thomas Carlyle and published by Frederick A. Stokes (NY) in 1893. Former library copy. The end papers have stamps and there is a label and mark on the spine otherwise in acceptable condition.
Hard cover published in 1960 by Universe Books New York, Pierre Tisne, Editeur. Translated by W.J. Strachan. Numerous colored plates. A nice tight edition.
A leather bound volume with gilt edging published by Easton Press, 1983. No DJ or slipcase. Near fine condition with only two small water stains on the bottom of the first three title pages. Picasso's paintings and the study of his art with 65 illustrations in monochrome and 40 full color plates.
Stated First Edition published in 1928 by the Literary Guild of America/Doubleday, Doran & Company Inc. Garden City, New Jersey.First American Edition. The purple boards show sign of wear and there is a stain on the fore edge as well as on page 432 and the opposite blank page; also a very small stain on the title page. Please refer to photos. No dust jacket.
Artist's limited edition. An oversized soft cover featuring a selection of Lautrec's works from the Art Institute of Chicago. Published in 1980. Twelve colored plates. A Medaenas Monograph on the Arts.
This is the French edition published in 1931 by Calmann-Levy. The red boards show signs of wear on the edges and the pages have yellowed. A name is written in blue crayon or pencil on the front endpaper otherwise unmarked.
A hard cover with blue boards embossed with faint gilt lettering and design. Published by Alfred Knopf New York 1946 and translated from the Icelandic by J.A. Thompson.The boards show some wear on the edges and staining otherwise in good condition.
A soft cover catalog featuring artwork in the International Museum of Children's Art. The museum was founded in Berlin in 1993. Also included is a museum brochure. Text is in English and German. Many colored plates. Near fine condition. 176 pp.
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.
A Vision Shared: A Classic Portrait of America and Its People: 1935-1943. Published by St. Martins Press in 1976. Text by Hank O'Neal, photos by Dorothea Lange, Walker Evans etc... This hard cover coffee table book is tight and clean however the dust jacket is tattered. A small stain is also at the bottom of the front beige linen board. Wonderful B&W photos that capture that period in time.
A Martin Gordon Inc. soft cover catalog for the auction held at the Hotel St. Moritz (NYC) on May 9 & 10, 1977. Black and white photos feature almost all of the 1152 lots of Fine 16th thru 20thC Prints, Vintage Photographs, Print and Photographic Reference Books. The cover(front and back) shows light wear and there is a small tear at the top of the back cover, otherwise in good condition. Artists: Baron De Meyer, Atget, Curtis, Roussel,Hassam,Picasso,Matisse etc...
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Published by Chronicle Books 2007, an oversized hard cover with dust jacket... A comprehensive chronicle of the house of Cartier. "Long out of print, Nadelhoffer's exhaustive research has been revived with lush new photography and design sketches of the world's most distinctive and finely crafted jewelry. Through charming and compelling anecdotes, these famed gems and the elite clientele who don them are brought to life...
This is a companion piece to the Museum's major exhibition that celebrated Cartier's 150th year anniversary. This soft cover edition, published in 1997 by the Trustees of the British Museum, is the most authoritative work on Cartier's work to date. It features 350 colored and 50 black and white illustrations. 320pgs. Light surface wear and spotting on the cover otherwise in mint condition.
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.
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Messengers of Modernism~American Studio Jewelry (1940-1960). Hard cover with dustjacket in pristine condition.
A first edition, second issue which includes the story Brown of Calaveras. Published in 1870 by Fields Osgood & Co. Boston. Issues: gilt lettering has faded on the boards which now appear light brown; the boards also show wear and staining, predominately on the back where the ends are worn, stained and chipped; the book is slightly cocked, there are gilt initials imprinted on brown front free endpaper, and there is light foxing. Sold as is.
First Edition(unstated) published in 1898 by Houghton Mifflin, Boston. Red cloth. The free front endpaper has a small tear and there is a pinpoint nick on the text block edge otherwise a fine, tight copy. Very very light foxing,generally on the pastedown. 304 pp.