A First American Edition published in 1894 by the Century Co. The original green blind stamped cloth boards feature a gilt elephant and tiger to the front and rear. The boards show some wear with modest spotting both on the front and back ( please refer to photos). The book is slightly cocked, and the pages are uncut with top edge gilt. There is a spot on the front paste down and also on few pages. The Content page has a small tear. Black and white illustrations. 303pp.
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A solid gold medal awarded to H.A. Milton New Crusaders Football Club 1905-6.The front features a raised heraldic design along with London Football Association Challenge Cup. Created by Vaughton & Sons, it weighs 9.4grams and 1" measures round. Also stamped 15 625 with an anchor(Birmingham) and small "f"(1905), V&S.
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A solid 15k gold medal presented by the Nottingham City Golf Club to the Division I winner, F.G. Adams Sept. 1926... Marked 15 625 with the letter B along with the W.J.D mark for William James Dingley.Weight 7.5grams ~7/8" round
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Here is an original extradition writ that empowers Williaim H.Shields to "take and receive from proper authorities ...Cecil H. Kurth" Dated Oct 23, 1936 with Mayor Curley's Signature below a seal.The back of the document testfies to the transfer. (William is spelled incorrectly on the front page.)
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Messengers of Modernism~American Studio Jewelry (1940-1960). Hard cover with dustjacket in pristine condition.
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Here is a rare first edition published in 1825 in London by Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green. There are calf boards with a marbled pastedown which has some spotting both on the front and back.The textblock has darkened, the corners of the boards and a section of the spine show modest wear but the book is intact.Light foxing. 303pp. Fine condition for its age.
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.
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An authentic document signed by Gov. Alfred E Smith (NY) attesting to the fact that as requested by the Governor of Massachusetts he "surrendered" Fred W. Simmons, a fugitive from justice Dated August 17, 1927 . Smith's signature is in the lower right corner - it is also signed by counsel. The paper is folded and curled at the bottom edge; there are also two small puncture marks in the upper right corner.
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A solid sterling medal created by Gorham and presented in 1899 to Frances Foster at the the Roosevelt School in Providence for Excellence in Reading.The large polished 3-d medal has light wear. It measures 1-1/2" round. Marked Gorham Co. Sterling. 29.7Gr.
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Possibly an unstated first edition. A beautifully illustrated copy in very good condition with red leather boards, embossed flowers and gilt highlights and gilt beveled edges. There is one small spot on the back board also on one page; a few pages have dog ear creases ( see photos).Song lyrics (no musical bars). Published in 1880 by John W. Lovell, New York.
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Oversized coffee table book. Sumptuous pieces... lavish colored photos....In excellent condition.
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".
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.
A rare softcover published in December 1, 1952 by the US Department of Justice Office of Alien Properties.Signed by the researcher along with a dedication note.There are more than 4000 movies listed along with the type of film ( documentary, feature, military etc.) as well as the producer. The paper cover has a small tear at the spine otherwise in fine condition.96pp.
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.
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...
A signed hard cover with dustjacket(that shows some wear). Published by Doubleday Doran & Co.,NY 1935. Possibly a later state of a first edition. Signed "With Best Wishes Kenneth Roberts".
A stated first edition, first impression dated October 12, 1901. The green pictoral cloth cover is stained both on the front and back. There is also a water stain that runs along the upper page edge throughout the book (see title page). The pages are uncut and the book is illustated.Published by Scribner & Sons., NY.
Here is a rare ten volume set that includes (I) four illustrated volumes of "The Arabian Nights Entertainments",(II) two volumes with etchings of "The Life and Opinions of Tristam Shandy Gentleman" by Laurence Sterne, also (III)single volume of "Gullver’s Travels -Travels into Several Remote Nations of the Worlds" with etchings- in four parts by Johnathan Swift"( IV) single volume – “The History of Caliph Vathek" by William Beckford, Esq...
Published by Rizzoli in 2001, this oversized coffee table book features many colored photos along with a history of the pearl. In mint condition, a former price is noted in pencil on a free paper. Possibly a first American edition. 223pp.
A stated first edition published in 1932 by Doubleday Doran & Co. Black cloth boards with gilt lettering. There is a faint smudge on page 11, the textblock has some darkening especially at the lower corner, the back board shows some fading, and there is a small notation in pencil on the back free paper - otherwise the book is in fine condition. No dust jacket. 314pp.
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.
Published in 1980 by the Smithsonian Institution Press/Renwick Gallery of the National Collection. Gray cloth boards. No dust jacket. B&W photos.
Washington Irving. "Revised Edition Complete in One Volume." Published in 1887 by G.P. Putnam's Sons New York. The front features a gilt design on the black leather boards. This is a nice tight edition and smaller book that measures 4.25" x 6.50".
Unstated first edition published in 1920 by Harcourt, Brace and Company. Green boards with red lettering. The text block is uncut and there is a name written in ink on the front inside board. Otherwise a nice tight copy.
"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.
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"... in defense of Richard Loeb and Nathan Leopold, Jr. on trial for murder..." "Authorized and revised edition" Published by Ralph Fletcher Seymour, Fine Arts Building Chicago. Tan paper cover featuring a red and black pictorial design. The front and back covers have small tears, smudges and have separated. The pages are uncut and one or two have small tears. Acceptable condition with no script.121 pp.
A hard cover with green cloth boards and dust jacket published in 1936 by Charles Scribner & Sons. First edition/first printing with "A" noted along with the Scribner seal.The pages have toning, there is a name inscribed on the front free paper and also a note in pencil on the back paste down. The jacket has small tears, and some paper loss along the edges 602pp.
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This set includes three(3) First Editions: DRIFT FROM TWO SHORES(Houghton Osgood 1878) , THE TWINS OF TABLE MOUNTAIN(Houghton Osgood 1879) and THE STORY OF MINE (Houghton Osgood 1878); also an early edition of Harte's Complete Edition of THE POETICAL WORKS (James Osgood 1877). Ornate brown boards with gilt lettering and black embossed design. Of the four, THE STORY OF MINE shows the most wear...
The book features 219 lots including jade, ivory, silver and gold. Colored photos. Mint condition. Published by the Oriental Art Gallery London.
A soft cover published by the Cambridge University Press in 2007 (Ninth Printing). Forward by Kwang-Ching Liu.Invaluable resource with art work and photographs that highlight four millennia of Chinese history and social life. 352pp. Mint condition.
A hard bound printed catalogue with no date, featuring the works of James and Charles Whitehead ( Hanley, Staffordshire)with an introduction by Reginald Hagger. There are 25 pages of text in English, German, Dutch and French, 29 engraved plates of table wares,along with four engraved supplemental plates depicting tea and coffee ware shapes. The cover shows slight smudging and there is a tiny nick otherwise the pages are like new.
A stated first printing with dust jacket published in September 1990 by Addison Wesley. The jacket show light wear at the corners/ spine otherwise fine.268 pages with additional notes on the back.
"Poems; including The Saint's Tragedy, Andromeda, Songs, Ballads, &c." A Collected Edition published in 1879 by MacMillan & Co London. The book is in excellent condition with the exception of a small tear on the side of one page (see photo) and an inscription in pencil on the front free paper (where there is light foxing). The top pages are uncut. Blue boards with a gilt lettering and bands.
A second revised edition hard cover with dust jacket published in 1967 ( though no date is noted on the front page). The book features Russian art and architecture from the Kremlin. Colorized plates. 187pp.
A heavy crinoidal bangle with its original box and reference card. In perfect condition, the inner diameter measures 2-1/4" width 3/8".
A first edition hard cover with jacket written by Garth Clark and Margie Hughto and published by E.P. Dutton in 1979.The green pictorial jacket that shows wear along the top with a small tear. The book is in mint condition with only a small pencil price notation on the front free paper.Illustrated with black and white and colored photos throughout. 371pp.
A complete two volume set published by Harper and Brothers, New York in 1894. The gilt top pages are uncut and there is a frontispiece with each volume. The dark blue cloth boards show some wear especially at the corners.
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.
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...
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.
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.
An early hard cover edition published by James R Osgood, 1875. Terracotta boards with gilt title imprinted on the spine and facsimile signature on the cover. On page 58 there is an error "interferred" for "interfered". Cocoa brown endpapers. The boards show light wear otherwise a nice tight copy.Poems.
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 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 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...
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 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.
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.
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.
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...
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.
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 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...
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
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.
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 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.
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.
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.+