A heavily illustrated, handsome quarto size book dealing with a subject on which there is little other reference material. Published in 1991 it should find a place in any good library devoted to American furniture and folk art. This copy is in very good condition with minor wear showing at the spine ends and some wear damage at the top of the dust jacket, including a clean two-inch tear at the left side which can be seen in the scan...
This is flyer or program from the original production of Marco Millions by The Theatre Guild Acting Company for the week beginning November 19, 1928. The play was by Eugene O'Neill, possibly America's greatest playwright and winner of the Nobel Prize for literature. This piece is in very good condition with one fold. It measures 9 by 3½ inches. If you want to see a scan of the other side, we can send it to you by email on request.
This is the December/January 1994 issue of this nicely done magazine which was published for 15 years from March 1981 to March 1996. Interesting and well-done articles and beautifully illustrated advertising. The table of contents of the issue: Cover: Konya kilim Lead Article: Tracking the Archetype, by Marla Mallett Technique-generated designs and their mutant offspring The Second Grand Persian Conference and Exhibition, by Murray L...
Tiffany Wisteria and Dragonfly lamps as well as floor lamps and a lot of rare favrile glass plus Steuben, etc. Softcover. 7" x1 0", 49 pages, 179 lots, color and black and white illustrations; prices realized list included. Very Good condition. Auction was held October 30, 1970 on New York City by Parke-Bernet, predecessor to Sotheby's.
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...
Classic book on subject, HARDCOVER, quarto volume, America's Quilts and Coverlets by Carleton L. Safford and Robert Bishop, published by Weathervane Books, New York, 1974. Profusely illustrated. Very good condition with some fraying and minor tears to dust jacket. Price includes free Media Mail shipping within the USA.
Beautiful large (quarto) book loaded with 150 pictures about Columbia, South Carolina (SC)-- architecture, organizations, people. By award-winning journalist Bill McDonald who "serves up South Carolina's handsome -- and neighborly -- capital city." Corporate profiles by Frank Giardina. ISBN 0-9628128-5-4 with $39.50 price on flap of dust jacket.
Catalog for the auction of the M. Austin & Jill R. Fine Collection held by Northeast Auctions in Manchester, NH, on August 7, 2010. An interesting and important collection of tinware, creamware, pearlware, folk art, brass and furniture. Fully illustrated in color. Includes list of prices realized.
Dictionary of American Painters, Sculptors and Engravers by Mantle Fielding has been a standard reference on American artists since its original publication in 1926. This is the 1974 revision published by Modern Books and Crafts, Inc. of Green Farms, Connecticut. ISBN: 0-913274-03-8. There is a $25 store sticker on the inside flap of the dust jacket. In excellent condition with only some very minor wear to extremities of dj.
"14 FASCINATING WALKS THAT FOLLOW THE PATHS OF THE MOST WIDELY READ MYSTERY WRITERS, THEIR SLEUTHS AND CHARACTERS." -- from the cover. Authors are Alzina Stone Dall and Barbara Sloane Hendershott. Walks are: Bath, Brighton, Cambridge, Canterbury, Dorchester/Charmouth, Ely, Greenwich/Blackheath, Newmarket, Oxford, Salisbury, Shrewsbuy, Stratford-on-Avon, Thames River trip, and Windsor/Eton/Ascot. Includes maps. Endpapers are maps of England...
These three photographs were in old frames. they ae all between 6 1/2 and 7 inches wide and between 9 and 9 1/2 inches high. There is some damage around the edges (chips, etc.) and the darker one of the soldier sitting has a crease in the left side, a split at the top.. They are somewhat brittle. Most of these defects can be seen in the scans. I am not sure but I think these may be from the World War I era.
The famous food writer, M. F. K. Fisher's Translation of the seminal text by the great Brillat-Savarin in a beautiful First Borzoi Edition published in 1971 by Alfred A. Knopf. Full title is "The Physiology of Taste or Meditations on Transcendental Gastronomy by Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin." Handsomely bound in full cloth with gilt blind-stamping and patterned endpapers. Deckled edge paper. 443pp. Book is in excellent condition; dust wrapper has slight wear, at top of spine (visible in scan).
Book by Joyce Bourne provides a guide to over 2,500 characters from over 270 operas -- not only the standard repertoire, but also important and interesting rarities. From Arabella to Wozzeck, entries give a description of the role, its vocal category, by whom the part was created, and notable performers. First edition, published by oxford University Press, 457 pp. Handsome book. Mint condition.
A compilation of favorite recipes from the Schwenksville, Pennsylvania, club covering the years 1916 to 1991, published to mark the its 75th anniversary. Fifty-three pages of recipes plus history of the club and cooking information. Book is spiral-bound and in excellent condition with no writing or notes on the recipes.
This great cookbook by internationally known Giuliano Bugialli will sharpen your cooking technique for all sorts of pasta dishes. And Pasta means Comfort Food as well as Italian. Published in 1988,with 363 pages, replete with mouthwatering color photographs. Book has $24.95 price on unclipped dj. Never used. Price includes free Media Mail shipping in USA.
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Stated First Edition of Hardcover in dustwrapper by the illustrious correspondent. Published in 1964 by McGraw-Hill Book Company. 306 pp. Dustwrapper is in very good condition with clean one-inch tear at top. Shipping by media mail will be $4.00 within the USA.
The coin was struck by The Royal Mint of Great Britain in 1977 in honor of the 25th anniversary of of the reign of Queen Elizabeth II and bears a new effigy of the Queen on horseback. The reverse of the coin displays the Ampulla and Annointing Spoon from the Royal Regalia, encircled by a floral border and surmounted by a Royal Crown. The designer of the coin was Arnold Machin, OBA, RA. This is a brilliant uncirculated coin which has been electroplated in 24-karat gold...