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.
Published by Harper Brothers 1923. The pages have yellowed and thee red boards show signs of minor wear (see pictures) otherwise in nice tight condition.
A hand painted art tile with petunias signed H.H.'36. There are two chips and the edges show light wear. 4.25" square.
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.
Published in 1993, Vol.1. Invaluable reference guide for American Arts & Crafts jewelry and metalwork. Randahl Shop, Kalo, Thomae, Jarvie, Liberty are just some of the shops/artists featured. Black and white pictures and colored centerfold. 273 items listed.
Published in 1992, Vol.2. Invaluable reference guide for early American Arts & Crafts jewelry and metalwork. Black and white pictures and colored centerfold. 191 items listed.
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.
A paper back catalog "From The Land of the Scythians: Ancient Treasures from the Museums of the U.S.S.R., 3000 B.C. - 100 B.C." Metropolitan Museum of Art ~Los Angeles County Museum of Art. The back cover is worn with a small tear on the bottom corner of the spine however the catalog itself is tight and unmarked.Slightly musty. Postcard enclosed. Thirty three (33) colored plates as well as B&W illustrations. 160 pp.
"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 small, unmarked silver cross that is possibly Native American. Light wear. 3/4" x 1/2" excluding bale. Tests as sterling. The jump ring is not sterling. Light wear. 3gr.
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.
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.
Commemorative pamphlet published in 1912 by Black Starr and Frost celebrating the opening of the new Fifth Avenue location. There is a stain on the cover otherwise in fine condition. A brief history of the company is given along with black and white photos that show various store locations, interior shots and creations. 27 pp.
An early edition by Rudyard Kipling. The green linen boards have an embossed Viking ship design with gilt lettering (somewhat faded). The pages are uncut and the boards show light wear. Page 41 has toning where "Bobs" (poem by Kipling from a newspaper)was inserted. Light foxing.There is also an old water stain on the top of the title page and first few pages. Inscribed. A swastika with Kipling's printed signature is opposite the title page. Published by Doubleday & McClure - Revised edition Apr...
A soft cover published in 1982 by Holt, Rhinehart and Winston. Includes the history of fashion, flea market shopping, auctions, etc. B&W photos by Gustavo Candelas. The front cover has a minor crease and there is a short inscription on the free paper. 209 pp.
Ca 1900 A"revised and enlarged edition" published by The Mershon Company, New York. No date given.The pages have darkened and the pastedown shows minor wear and a bit of spotting otherwise the book is fine. The boards are brown featuring a burgundy design with gilt lettering on the spine. A faint school stamp is on the title page. 244 pp.
Ca 1900 Written by John Ruskin and published by Thomas Y. Crowell& Co., New York. No date given. This is a small book with a quarter linen cover embossed with gilt design on the front and spine,all accented by floral paper. The edges show wear and there is a name written in ink on the front free paper. The pages have toning. 190 pp.