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American Clocks & Clockmakers.

by Drepperd, Carl W., 1898-1956

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NY, Doubleday, 1947. Hard Cover. 4p.l., 312 p.; illus., 21.5 cm. Includes an alphabetically arranged list of American clockmakers. Stock# 33,615. Good+, glue from an early bookplate has stained the half-title.
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Fine Points of Furniture

by Sack, Albert.

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Published
1968
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Very Good
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10th printing
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New York, Crown [1968, c1950].. Hard Cover. xvi, 303 p., illus. 26 cm. Introduction by John Meredith Graham II. In 2002 Sack was given the first Award of Merit by the Antique Dealers of America for establishing standards for dealers and collectors with this classic. Tenth printing. Collins. Stock#42170. Vg / no dj.
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The Lure of the Clock; an Account of the James Arthur Collection of Clocks and Watches at New York University

by Hering, D. W. [Daniel Webster], 1850-1938 / Arthur, James, 1842-1930

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New York, Crown Publishers [1963]. Hard Cover. 121 p. illus., LXIV plates,(1 col.), index, 24 cm. Preface by Brooks Palmer , Curator of the James Arthur Collection. First published in 1932, this is a revised and enlarged edition. Stock# 43,751. Vg / dj good+. New York UniversityThe James Arthur collection of clocks and watches
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NY, Parke-Bernet Galleries, 1964. Periodical. 4 p.l., 69 p., illus., 535 lots, 26.5 cm. Title continues: Leeds and other Cream Ware, Georgian Silver-mounted Cowry-shell Snuff Boxes, Georgian Silver and Sheffield Plate, early American Glass, Treen, Brass, Copper and Wrought Iron, Eagles & other early American Wood Carvings; Needlepoint & Hooked Rugs. Cover title: Anglo-American & Other China and Pottery,… Read more
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The New England Silversmith; An Exhibition of New England Silver from the Mid-Seventeenth Century to the Present

by Rhode Island School of Design. Museum of Art / Gourley, Hugh J., III

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[Providence] RISD, 1965.. Soft Cover. l v. [xiv, Forward by Daniel Robbins (iii), lenders, introduction, 32, (catalogue), 2, blank, 84 illus.] 22 cm. Title continues: "selected from New England collections, October 23-November 28, 1965." Catalogue by Hugh J. Gourley, III of 327 entries. Catalog designed by Malcolm Greer. From the library of John Prip whose tea set , designed… Read more
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Oriental Rugs.

by Denny, Walter B.

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Cooper-Hewitt Museum [c19]. Smithsonian Illustrated Library of Antiques. BOMC. Hard Cover. Techniques of Rug Weaving; The Historical Development of Rugs; Turkish Rugs; Rugs of the Caucasus; Rugs of Iran; Turkoman Rugs; Rugs of India, East Turkestan and China; Learning about and Collecting Rugs; Glossary; Reading & Reference. 126 p., index, illus. incl. color, 28 cm.; color pictorial dj;… Read more
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American Silver Flatware 1837-1910.

by Turner, Noel D.

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$125.00

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San Francisco, Wofsy, 1998. Hard Cover. 473 p., 28.5 cm. Despite its murky illustrations, Turner, with its abundance of information, is indispensable for anyone interested in American silver. The pattern identifications alone are necessary for collectors and dealers. Stock#23248x. New copies.
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Swedish Silver. Translated from the Swedish by Lillian Ollén.

by Andrén, Erik.

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Published
1970 c1950
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NY, Gramercy [1970, c1950]. First published New York, M. Barrows, c1950. From the library of Danish-trained silversmith and teacher John (Jack) Prip. Hard Cover. 126 pages, 101 b/w illus., index; 21 cm. Vg / dj vg. Stock#45086.
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New York, A Main Street Press Book / Warner Books, 1982.. Soft Cover. 256 p., 350 b/w, 50 color plate illus., index, 20.5 cm. Fifty different hollowware types with illustrations. Series: The Warner collector's guides. Stock# 40,116. Vg/ paper.
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Tamerlane's Tableware. A New Approach To The Chinoiserie Ceramics Of Fifteenth and Sixteenth-Century Iran.

by Golombek, Lisa, / Robert B. Mason, / Gauvin A. Bailey

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Published
1996
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New
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9781568590431
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$65.00

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Royal Ontario Museum/ Mazda, 1996. Hard Cover. viii, 256 p. maps, tables, photos, 16 pages of color photographs (pp.241-256). "The practice of imitating Chinese blue-and-white porcelain in Iran began in the Timurid period (c. 1370-1505). The new approach, which is fundamental to this study, is petrographic analysis. This technique, derived from the earth sciences, is used to… Read more
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NY [200-?]. Soft Cover. Gallery catalog with lots of silver including Hester Bateman, Paul Storr, Irish, royal, plus mostly Victorian jewelry. 39 p., 54 pieces of jewelry, 9 pieces of early American silver, 5 pieces of old Sheffield plate, 61 pieces of antique English silver, color photos throughout; pictorial paper wrappers; VG+. 34522.
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NY, Parke-Bernet Galleries, 1964. Auction catalog. [vii], 78 pages, illus.; 27 cm.; 428 lots. Title continues: Paintings and drawings, textiles & window hangings, oriental rugs. Estate of the late David L. Rosston, New York, sold by order of the executors; Dr. and Mrs. Erno Laszlo, New York; Mrs. Richard Selig, and other owners. Stock#45194. Vg / paper covers.
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New York, Odyssey Press [1965]. Hard Cover. xxi, [22] - 203 p., 170 illus., 7 col. plates. 26.5 cm. "Third printing." Joseph T. Butler served as curator of the Sleepy Hollow Restorations in Tarrytown, New York from 1957. Bibliography: p. 187-195. Stock# 44,076. Vg / djgood, repaired, in mylar.
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Masterworks of Chinese Porcelain in the National Palace Museum

by China. National Palace Museum

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Taipei [1976]. Hard Cover. 110 p.; 50 color, & 50 b/w plates; 28 cm. Stock# 34,838. Fine/ slipcase; near fine. Oriental art, terra cotta, ceramics, pottery.
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Colonial Furniture, Silver & Decorations... Philip Flayderman Collection.

by Flayderman, Philip. American Art Association. Anderson Galleries.

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New York, N.Y., American Art Association, Anderson Galleries, inc., 1930. Soft Cover. 4 p. l., 275, [2] p., front., illus. (incl. facsims.), plates; 28 cm. "Flayderman was another of the Charles Street group of dealers so influential in the American antiques market" (cf. Karpel C 706). 514 lots of Colonial Furniture, Silver, Decorative arts. Stock#42799. Good, waterstained along lower… Read more
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Objets d'Art & de Bel Ameublement des Époques Régence, Louis XV, Louis XVI.

by Palais Galliera, Paris.

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Published
1969
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Paris, Palais Galliera, 25 Juin 1969. Lustres, Chenets, Pendules, Sièges & Meubles... Tapisseries, Tapis... Paris, 25 Juin 1969. Auction catalogue. Soft Cover. [64] pages; illus.; 27 cm. 120 lots. Vg/ paper. Stock#41009.
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Behind The Scenes of Tiffany Glassmaking: The Nash Notebooks: Including Favrile Glass

by Nash, Leslie Hayden, 1884-1958, edited by Martin P. Eidelberg and Nancy A. McClelland

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N.Y., St Martin's Press/ Christie's Fine Art Auctioneers, c2001. Hard Cover. xvi, 236 p., illus., (some col.) 29 cm. The story of Arthur John Nash (1849-1934) and his son Leslie Hayden Nash (1884-1958) and their contributions to making glass for Louis Comfort Tiffany (1848-1933). Contibutions the Tiffany firm has tried to minimize, but the significance of which is made… Read more
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American and Other Furniture; Early American and Other Silver...

by Parke-Bernet Sale 2253, 7-8 February 1964

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NY, Parke-Bernet Galleries, 1964. Soft Cover. 75 p., illus., 424 lots, 24 cm. '...Table Porcelains, Glass; Scrimshaw Work; Milk Glass; Chinese Porcelains; Paintings; Prints; Hooked and Oriental Rugs. The Property of Annette Hills Olds, Leslie A. Hyam, Kenly and Others. Stock#28210. VG with bidder's notes on cover/ wrappers.
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Furniture Treasury (Mostly of American Origin)... Two Volumes In One.

by Nutting, Wallace, 1861-1941.

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N. Y., Macmillan, 1954. Hard Cover. Unpaginated, 5000 plates, index, 27 cm. Arranged by type thus: chests; boxes, Bible; boxes, desk; boxes, wall and knife; chests on frame; chest of drawers, etc. Still a great source for early furniture. First published 1928 by Nutting in Framingham, Mass. 33598. Good+, dj poor, torn.
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An Encyclopedia of Antiques...

by Bond, Harold Lewis

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$30.00

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NY, Tudor, 1945. Hard Cover. 389 p.; illus., 26 cm. The chapters are: Furniture and periods; Pottery and porcelain; Glass; Textiles; Metals; Biographies; and Bibliography. Stock# 33,909. Good+/ no dj.
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