Absinthe era saucer from a French bar with a burgundy rim. This is an actual saucer from the late 19th or very early 20th century that was used in a bar in the Charente Martime departement in the Southwest of the country. It measures 4 7/8 inches in diameter. There is some wear to the rim decoration from long years of use. The back is glazed. There are a couple of small chips on the inside of the foot but they are really not noticeable when it is on a table or other flat surface...
Catalog from the sale of the Meryl & Jay Weiss Collection of American folk art and furniture held February 18, 2007, at the Skinner gallery in Boston. There are 182 lots illustrated in color. The catalog is brand new, never read or used, and is accompanied by the list of prices realized.
Fascinating reprint of catalog from Radford Architectural Co. showing more than 250 plans for low- and mid-priced bungalows. Plans generally were priced at between $8 and $15 (very few at the high end). Dover paperback, published 1997, 221 pp. Book is new.
Catalog for Skinner's Judaica and Fine Silver auction held on December 6, 1995 including the prices realized list. Condition is mint, unmarked. When we listed this item, the same catalog was being offered by a catalog seller on the Internet for $65. Our price includes free mailing within the United States. We have another Judaica catalog, from Christie's, on Cyberattic. We would sell both for $35 including Priority Mail shipping.
Beautiful two-volume set of The Art of the West by Henri Focillon, handsomely printed by Phaidon in 1963. Heavily illustrated. Volume I, Romanesque Art, has 159 plates. The previous owner's name is written on the inside cover and there are numerous underlinings and notes on the text pages. That owner apparently did not get to Volume II, Gothic Art, because there are no underlinings. That volume has 165 plates...
Soil and wear to cover, especially to spine and spine ends. Previous owners' names on ffep. Though dated 1905, this movie edition had to be circa 1915 because it has photos from the film "Birth of a Nation," for which it was a source. A socially very important book. A review of a recent reprint of this book says, "The year was 1865. With the close of the Civil War, there began for the South, an era of even greater turmoil...
This is an official U. S. Army Photograph of General Willard G. Wyman, inscribed "To Jason Burns with Warm Good Wishes, W G Wyman". It is an 8 by 10 matte photo. It is dated on the back 21 March 1956 and has an official Army stamp spelling out rules for its use. Wyman, who was a commander at the Normandy landings, was born in 1898 in Augusta, Maine, and died in 1969 in Washington. It is in good condition. There is a light crease at the upper left corner.
Catalog from Skinner Auctions in Bolton, Massachusetts, for the sale of "Fine Americana including the Private Collection of Kenneth Hammitt of Woodbury, Conn" held on October 30-31, 1996. Hammitt was a well-known and highly respected dealer. Includes the prices realized list from the sale. Good condition with some notations about lots. Price includes free Priority Mail shipping within the USA.
Catalog of Skinner auction held in November 2007 that included the Jacquelin Patterson Collection of Lighting consisting of 112 lots. Includes list of prices realized. Catalog is in very good condition clean, unmarked.
Offered is the catalog for the Annual Summer Americana Auction of Northeast Auctions, held August 1-3, 2008, in Manchester, New Hampshire. Besides other items, there are 80 lots of Mocha from the renowned collection of Jonathan Rickard. There is also a significant group of pewter. A list of prices realized is included. Catalog is in very good condition, unmarked, with just a minor bruise at edge of front cover.
Sotheby's catalog for the sale of "Important American Furniture: The Collection of Joseph H. Hirshhorn" held in New York City on January 30, 1982. The 82 lots are mostly illustrated in black and white and color. Includes the prices realized list. Some minor wear to cover, but inside is clean, unmarked. This item is being offered on the Web by an auction catalog specialist for $45.
HARDCOVER Christie's Catalogue for "Magnificent Regency Silver and Silver-Gilt" from the collection of Alan and Simone Hartman. Useful for reference. Sale was held in New York on October 20, 1999, Includes interesting essays on the Regency and luxury retailers of the Regency period. Price of $15 includes free media mail shipping within the USA.
Catalog for the August 4, 1995 auction of the collection of Joseph and Hazel Marcus at the Ebenezer Alden House in Union, Maine, held by James D. Julia, Inc. Includes list of prices realized. Catalog is in very good condition with some notes written in it. An interesting catalog of one of the more important estate sales of antiques in recent Maine history. Shipment by Media Mail in the USA will be $3.00.
Slim but wonderful catalog of Christie's sale of this fabled item in New York on October 20, 1997. Included is a fascinating essay on the piece with many illustrations.
Catalog of sale of Important 19th and 20th Century American Paintings and Bronzes From the Collection of the Late Geraldine Rockefeller Dodge, held by Sotheby Parke Bernet in New York on October 31, 1975. Some price notations in catalog and partial name on cover, otherwise generally a very good copy. the...
Interesting small catalog from sale titled "A Group of Important Georgian Silver" held on Friday, May 16, 1941, at Parke-Bernet Galleries on East 57th Street. The silver was property of Parish-Watson & Co., Inc., of New York "to be sold consequent on the death of M. Parish-Watson, Esq. The 24-page booklet is self-bound and contains listings of 31 lots and photographs of most of them. A nice period piece for collectors and dealers.
This is a classic reference work on American antique furniture, referred to in the trade as "Good, Better, Best" because of the classifications used in it by the author, Albert Sack, one of the most famous dealers in American antiques. With more than 800 illustrations, it has gone through zillions of printings and revisions. This is the 14h printing from 1971 (Not much 18th century furniture has been made since then) and it is in virtually mint condition...
Original McGraw-Hill hardcover editions of these interesting books complete with dustwrappers. Many photographs (160 in each volume). Handsomely decorated boards. Books are in very good condition with minor wear on wrappers. Former owner's name on front pastedowns. Price includes free media mail shipping in the USA.