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Print Collecting Today

By Vershbow, Arthur and Sinclair Hitchings and R. E. Lewis

Boston: Boston Public Library, 1969. Edition not Stated. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. A symposium held in the Wiggin Gallery, Boston Public Library, on May 3, 1968. Arthur Vershbow on "A Collector's View of Print Collecting Today," Sinclair Hitchings on "Prints as a Public Resource," and R.E. Lewis on "The Pleasure of Learning, Looking, the Excitement of Buying." 1500 copies printed for the Library by the Stinehour Press. 41 pages, including index. Orange paper boards with designed front board and gilt spine lettering. Spine slightly faded. Previous owner's name on front pastedown. Otherwise clean and tight. Thin 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.

$12.50

Book-Plates

By Hardy, W. J.

London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., 1897. Second Edition. Hard Cover. Good+/No Jacket. Navy blue cloth boards with gilt lettering. Illustrated with b/w plates. Rear hinge starting. Head/heel of spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Interior pages starting to yellow. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$45.00

Peabody Collection of Navigating Instruments with notes on their Makers

By Brewington, M. V.

Salem, Massachusetts: Peabody Museum, 1963. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. Illustrated with b/w plates. Navy blue cloth boards with gilt spine lettering and decoration. Only fault is a small, faint stain on front board. Limited edtion of 1,000 copies. Well illustrated with 56 b/w plates. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Limited Edition.

$250.00

Old Mechanical Banks

By Bellows, Ina Hayward

Chicago: Lightner Publishing Corp., 1940. Edition not Stated. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. A comprehensive study of the subject of mechanical banks, with 113 illustrations. Blue leatherette cloth binding with gilt lettering on front and spine. Yellow dj has darkened, has minor edgewear, and a chip at top edge of back panel. In protective mylar jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$65.00

Book of Hand-Woven Coverlets

By Hall, Eliza Calvert

Rutland, Vermont: Charles E. Tuttle Co., 1966. First Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. White decorated blue cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine and front. Design endpapers. Illustrated with numerous plates in color and other b/w illustrations. Only fault is three very small spots near bottom of fore-edge and minor foxing along top edge. Dj in protective mylar jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$50.00

American Book-Plates: A Guide to Their Study with Examples

By Allen, Charles Dexter

New York: Benjamin Blom, 1968. Reprint. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. Reprint of 1894 edition. "Illustrated with many reproductions of rare and interesting book-plates and in the finer edition with many prints from the original coppers both old and recent." Grey cloth boards with red spine label. Excellent copy. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$30.00

Contemporary Hand Made Turkish Carpets

By Ayyildiz, Udug

Istanbul, Turkey: Net Turistik Yayinlar, 1987. Edition not Stated. Original Wraps. Very Good. Illustrated color wraps, slightly soiled. Full of color plates. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$8.50

International Auction Records 1982, Vol. XVI

By Mayer, Enrique

1982. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 44,000 auction prices, covering engravings, drawings, watercolors, paintings, sculpture. Dj has a mended tear at top edge. Book weighs 5-6 pounds. Please contact for shipping costs. Thick 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.

$35.00

Mayer 1997 (2 volumes)

Lausanne: Acatos Publisher, 1997. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Includes 120,000 auction prices for works of art from more than 2800 international sales. Dj's have minor edgewear. Thick 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.

$100.00

Bayou Bend: American Furniture, Paintings and Silver from the Bayou Bend Collection

By Warren, Daviid B.

Houston, Texas: Museum of Fine Arts, 1975. Edition not Stated. Original Wraps. Very Good/No Jacket. Chips at head and near foot of spine. Corners lightly bumped. Edges slightly discolored. Minor foxing on half-title page. Otherwise clean and tight. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$30.00

Juke Box Saturday Night

By Krivine, J.

London: New English Library, 1977. First Edition. Original Wraps. Good+/No Jacket as Issued. The author has collected, photographed and described for us in this amazing piece of folk history. Colorful, illustrated stiff wraps. Full of color and b/w photographs. Foxing on endpapers and edges. Otherwise clean and tight. Covers have minor edgewear and rubbing. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

$30.00

Windsor Style in America 1730-1830
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Windsor Style in America 1730-1830

By Santore, Charles

Philadelphia: Running Press, 1981. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Photographs By Bill Holland. "A pictorial study of the history and regional characteristics of the most popular furniture form of Eighteenth-Century America." Inscribed and signed by author on title page. Green boards. Illustrated endpapers. Board slightly warped. Otherwise clean and tight. White dj is yellowed and has minor edgewear. Chip at head of dj spine. Square 4to - over 9¾" - 12" Tall.

$35.00

English Porcelain of the Eighteenth Century

By Dixon, J. L.

London: Faber and Faber, 1952. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good. Turquoise cloth boards. Color frontis. Illustrated with over 96 pages of b/w plates. Spine and edges discolored. Minor soiling. Inside pages are tight, are yellowing along top and fore edges. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$18.50

Antique Collecting for Everyone

By McClinton, Katharine Morrison

Bonanza Book, New York, 1951. Reprint.. Very good+ in very good dj. Illustrated with over 200 photographs. Dj has some minor edgewear and foxing.

$12.50

Eighteenth-Century English Pottery

By McCarthy, Rita E. And Olivia M. White

Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago, 1991. Original Wraps. Very Good. Selections from the Collection of Harry A. Root. Illustrated wraps with a rubbed mark on front cover. Otherwise clean and tight. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$6.50

Frogs: Art, Legend, History

By Ribuoli, Patrizia and Marina Robbiani

Boston: Bulfinch Press / Little, Brown, 1992. Second Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Illustrated with color photographs. A Bulfinch Library of Collectibles edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$8.50

English Pottery and Porcelain Figures

By Hughes, G. Bernard

New York: Frederick A. Praeger, 1968. Later Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Good. Blue cloth boards with gold spine lettering. "In this book, the author...offers the beginning collector the plain facts that must guide any quest for such treasure. Here are the essential details of paste and color and glaze, simply presented as the would-be collector must view them, but offered with a knowledge that comes from years of close acquaintance and practical research." Full of b/w photos; color frontis. Head/heel of spine bumped and discolored. Boards slightly warped. Binding tight, but interior pages yellowing. Dj has chips, tears and edgewear and some discoloration. In protective mylar jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$18.50

Early American Decorating Techniques

By Slayton, Mariette Paine

New York: Macmillan, 1972. First Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. The definitive guide to restoring and reproducing the stenciled and painted decorations found on antique furniture, tinware, glass, pictures, and walls. Includes more than 100 color and b/w illustrations and 27 ready-to-work patterns. Only faults: previous owner's name on front free endpaper and minor foxing on top and fore edges. Dj has chips, tears, and edgewear. Some tears have been "repaired" with tape. In protective jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$18.00

Carl Faberge: Goldsmith to the Imperial Court of Russia

By Snowman, A. Kenneth

Greenwich House, New York, 1979. 1983 reprint, second printing.. Near fine in near fine dj. B/w and color illustrations. Dj is slightly faded along spine.

$20.00

International Auction Records 1985, Vol. XIX

By Mayer, Enrique

1985. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 50,000 auction prices, covering engravings, drawings, watercolors, paintings, and sculpture. Book weighs 5-6 pounds. Please contact for shipping costs. Thick 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.

$35.00

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