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All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Pre 1930 item #1400143 (stock #WN199)
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$380.00
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The "Wares of the Ming Dynasty" by R.L. Hobson, 1923, limited first edition of 1'500 copies, this is no. 808. And by the same author "Cent Planches en Couleurs D'Art Chinois" first French edition printed in 1928 of "One Hundred Plates in Colour of Chinese Art", this book is undated. Condition: both volumes with missing dust jackets and a bit loose bindings, used. Dimension: 29 cm x 23 cm, weight: 3.5 kg.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Pre 1980 item #1399709 (stock #WN197)
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$420.00
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A beautiful limited reference book containing the collection of the Baur Museum in Geneva, Switzerland of "Chinese Jades and Other Hardstones", written by Pierre F. Schneeberger. Hardback with 22 color, 105 b.& w. photo plates, 26 illustrations. Brown cloth with dustjacket, printed 1976 in a limited numbered edition of 1600, this is No. 19. Condition: clean, dust jacket with little wear and yellowing. Dimension: c. 28.8 cm x 24 cm x 2.8 cm, 2 kg.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1990 item #1399532 (stock #WN196)
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$500.00
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A beautiful limited reference book containing the collection of the Baur Museum in Geneva, Switzerland of "Japanese Sword Fittings and Associated Metalwork", written by Basil William Robinson (former in the Victoria & Albert Museum, London). Hardback with 444 pages, 752 illustrations (several in color), section with signatures. Cloth with dustjacket, printed 1980 in a limited numbered edition of 1600, this is No. 52. Condition: fine. Dimension: c. 28.8 cm x 24 cm x 5.1 cm, 3 kg.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Pre 1900 item #1369567 (stock #WN084)
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$320.00
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Early vintage albumen print of the two large bronze Kannons near the Senso-ji Temple in Asakusa, Tokyo, with children. Numbered in Japanese "277". Mounted on coeval cardboard. Condition: fine, minimally faded, left border of photo with a small loss. Dimension: photo: 21.4 cm x 27.4 cm, cardboard: 34.8 cm x 43.9 cm.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Pre 1900 item #1369459 (stock #WN085)
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$600.00
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Rare and early vintage albumen print of the Shimbashi Railway Station in Tokyo, with festive decoration and banners wearing the imperial seal "kiku-mon". The Tokyo to Yokohama rail line opened on 14th October 1872, with a great ceremony as the emperor took the first official ride, arriving at Shimbashi Station in a Western carriage. Mounted on coeval cardboard. Condition: fine, minimally faded, a tiny hole. Dimension: photo: 20.1 cm x 25.9 cm, cardboard: 34.8 cm x 43.8 cm.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1970 item #1360289 (stock #WN040)
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$320.00
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Five rare exhibtion catalogues about Chinese jades. 1. "Archaic Chinese Jades at the University Museum", Philadelphia, 1940, 58 pages with 15 b&w plates. 2. "Selected Examples from the Jade Exhibition" at Stockholm, 1963, 158 pages with 34 b&w plates. 3. "Chinese Archaic Jades in the British Museum" by Soame Jenyns, 1951, 38 pages and 40 b&w plates. 4. "Chinese Jade - The Image Within" at the Pacific Asia Museum, Pasadena, 1986, 98 pages with b&w and color plates. 5...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1930 item #1359891 (stock #WN038)
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$330.00
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Scarce and beautiful work in two volumes on Chinese ceramics in French by J.J. Marquet de Vasselot, former curator of the Louvre Museum in Paris. First Edition bound in brown leather with marbled paper boards and endpapers. Volume 1 "De l'epoque des Han à l'epoque des Ming" with 32 pages plus 40 plates(chromolithographs and heliogravures) and volume 2 "De l'epoque K'ang-Hi à nos jours" containing 30 pages plus 44 plates. Condition: few traces of usage. Dimension: 22.7 cm x 20 cm.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Pre 1960 item #1351748 (stock #WN010)
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$1,800.00
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Twenty-three vintage black and white gelatin silver prints by the American photographer, writer and social activist Dorothy Norman (1905-1997), well known for her relationship to Alfred Stieglitz. With carbon copy of a typewritten manuscript (15 pages with some handwritten corrections in pencil) published 1957 in the College Art Journal Vol.16, No.2 (pages 100-108, with 7 pictures) under the title "Folk Art in Orissa, India - by Dorothy Norman"...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Pre 1900 item #1343815 (stock #SK 986)
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$520.00
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Ten vintage albumen photographs, six prints showing Granada (Andalusia) with the Alhambra, two with street scenes in Elche (Alicante), one with the cathedral of Burgos (Castile) and one showing a river scene in Orihuela (Murcia). Made by the French photographer Jean Laurent (1816-1886) in the 1870/80's, mounted on coeval cardboard. Condition: little faded, one photo with a small loss to the corner, cardboard with few stockflecks. Dimension: photo: 33.7 cm x 24.7 cm, cardboard: 48 cm x 38.7 cm...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1900 item #1313276 (stock #4741)
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$800.00
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Not complete. A very rare document on Chinese porcelain in French, published by A. Morel in 1881, first edition. Reference book with 227 pages and 30 heliogravures and chromolithographs and more than 120 illustrations in the text. Large quarto pages loose in portfolio, pages uncut. Condition: not complete, the Nos. XXXI and XXXII of the heliogravures and chromolithographs are missing, so are the text pages 113 to 120. Some foxing on pages. Dimension: c. 38 cm x 29 cm.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Pre 2000 item #1312905 (stock #SK890)
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$380.00
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Volume 4 and 5 of the Oriental Rugs series in English, first published in German by Battenberg in 1989. Antique Collectors' Club, 1995, hardcover. Fully illustrated reference books. Condition: fine, few traces of usage. Dimension: 25.9 cm x 21.8 cm.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1930 item #1068441 (stock #SK 321)
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$480.00
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Both Qur'an in Arabic language, dating from the first half of 20th century. One with original brown leather binding with gilt motifs, all edges gilt. Originating from Cairo and dated AH 1347 corresponding to 1928 AD. The other with cover made of printed wax cloth. Condition: not collated, first one with missing magnifying glass and loose binding, the second one with one loose page and one with tear. Dimension: 3.6 cm x 2.6 cm, 3.4 cm x 2.4 cm.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Places : Pre 1900 item #744419 (stock #SK 093)
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$280.00
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Albumen print mounted on coeval cardboard showing a distant view of Philae. Condition: Photograph in good condition. Cardboard with few tears, stains and a small loss. Dimension: Photo 18,5 x 22,8 cm., cardboard 31,5 x 39,3 cm.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Places : Pre 1900 item #744385 (stock #SK 091)
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$280.00
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Early vintage Albumen print mounted on coeval cardboard showing the Tombs of the Khalifs, general northern view of the complex of Farag Ibn Barquq. Condition: Photograph in good condition. Cardboard with few stains, upper right corner broken. Dimension: Photo 18,4 x 23,1 cm., cardboard 31,4 x 39,4 cm.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Places : Pre 1900 item #744359 (stock #SK 090)
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$250.00
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Early vintage Albumen print mounted on coeval cardboard showing the tombs of the Mamluks, in the background the Citadel of Cairo, Egypt. Condition: Left edge of the photograph with tiny losses, cardboard cut, creased and some stains. Dimension: Photo 19,2 x 24,4 cm., cardboard 29,2 x 34,2 cm.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Places : Pre 1900 item #742958 (stock #SK 089)
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$350.00
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Albumen print mounted on coeval cardboard showing the second court from north-west with the Osiride statues and the fallen colossus of Remesses II in the first court, Theban west bank, Egypt. Photographer: Wilhelm Hammerschmidt, German - 1860's in Egypt. Condition: Photograph with one small stain, Cardboard with some stains and tears, corners with small losses. Dimension: Photo 19,2 x 22,9 cm., cardboard 31,8 x 39,4 cm.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Places : Pre 1900 item #742298 (stock #SK 088)
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$280.00
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Early vintage albumen photograph mounted on coeval cardboard showing the Mosque of Muhammad Ali near the Citadel in Cairo, Egypt. Condition: Upper edge of the photograph with a tiny loss, cardboard with tear. Dimension: Photograph 24,4 x 19,2 cm., cardboard 39,2 x 31,8 cm.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Places : Pre 1900 item #740837 (stock #SK 077)
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$220.00
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Original Albumen print mounted on coeval cardboard showing the Greek temple in Paestum, Italy. Condition: Photo with some small stains, cardboard cut. Dimension: Photo 20,6 x 25,6 cm., cardboard 28,6 x 33,1 cm.