"important Shaker Furniture and Related Decorative Arts: The William L. Lassiter Collection." Catalog from sale held at Sotheby's in New York City on November 13, 1981. Sale included 179 lots, most of which are illustrated. Includes list of prices realized.
Checklist for 1988 exhibit celebrating the gift to Yale by the Kossack family of American silver encompassing at the time almost 4,400 objects dating from about 1720 to 1890. It included 1,965 tea, 774 table, 207 dessert, 199 salt and 49 mustard and other small spoons; 467 sugar shells and tongs; 269 ladles; 151 pieces of holloware; 126 forks; 46 knives; 43 spectacles; 36 serving pieces, and 35 pieces of jewelry representing the work of approximately 1,100 silversmiths...
This is an advance proof of Murray B. Levin's interesting study of the 1962 campaign in Massachusetts in which Edward M. Kennedy, then a totally inexperienced candidate barely eligible by age to serve in the United States Senate, defeated an experienced State Attorney General, also from a powerful political family. This is "an uncorrected proof" with final revisions yet to be made. The text shows some editing had already been done as there are excisions and paste-ins...
Scarce catalog of the sale by Sotheby Parke Bernet of the Edith Gregor Halpert Folk Art Collection, Property of Terry Dintenfass held in New York on November 14th and 15th, 1973. Hundreds of illustrations of the 349 lots. Includes a list of price estimates for the sale. Very good condition, unmarked. Shipping by Priority Mail will be $6.00.
This sterling silver sugar spoon with a nice shaped bowl is in the desirable Art Nouveau style Les Cinq Fleurs pattern, first made by Reed & Barton in 1900. It is in excellent condition and has never been monogrammed. It is 6 ¼ inches long. More photos are available and can be emailed on request.
Loads of interesting information in 716 pages in a leatherette binding in very good condition. "RP Operations" written on ffep. Speed table shows how long it takes a ship to travel various distances at various speeds. Most of the pages contain distances between various ports of call. Published by Waterman Steamship Corporation of Mobile, Alabama, whose home building is illustrated in a drawing on the first page. This is Third Printing, with corrections, March 1970...
rare first edition of Dynamo by Eugene O'Neill, the only American playwright to win a Nobel Prize. This is a very good copy of the 1929 first edition of the play. This copy was purchased in 1957 from a well-known antiquarian bookseller on Madison Avenue in New York City whose firm had purchased 10 copies when the book was published and still had one some original stock remaining. There is some sun fading on the spine, a split of the front hinge and an incipient split of the back hinge...
HARDCOVER catalogue with dust jacket, excellent condition, titled, "The Morgan Collection of Highly Important English and Continental Silver and Objects of Virtue." Sale was held on October 26, 1982. The top lot was a Charles II silver-gilt toilet set that sold for $418,000. Catalog is clean inside and out (there are price notations written in it). All 68 lots are illustrated, many in color, with one fold-out. 10" high X 8" wide, 68 pages...
Cake serving knife with a sterling handle in the Wallace Violet pattern and a new stainless blade. Wallace first made this Art Nouveau style in 1904. Overall length is 9 ½ inches.
Intriguing catalog of a sale of Costume and Decor Designs, Drawings, Photographs and Books relating to Dance Theatre, Opera and Cabaret held on December 6, 1979 by Sotheby Parke Bernet, Inc., in New York. Among the artists included are Pierre Bonnard, Jean Cocteau, Giorgio De Chirico, Erte, and Pavel Tchelitchew. As was the custom at that time, lot estimates are listed at the back. The catalog is unmarked and in "like new" condition.
Poems by America's greatest playwright. First edition. Scarce item. Price-clipped dj. ISBN 0-89919-007-3.
This is really a terrific publication, produced to accompany an exhibit that traveled to museums in Los Angeles, Window Rock (AZ), Brooklyn, Rice University, Kansas City and Hamburg, Germany. Authors are Mary Hunt Kahlenberg and Anthony Berlant; it was published by Praeger in association with the Los Angeles County Museum of Art...
The theme is "Jack Tar, A Sailor's Life 1750-1910" and the sale includes portraits of sailors, officers and sea captains, ship portraits, log books, diaries and scads of other fascinating items relating to life at sea. Thoroughly enjoyable to regard. Catalog has 208 pages showing 405 lots, most all of which are illustrated in color. Includes list of prices realized. In like new condition.
Handsome, heavily illustrated catalog of sale with list of prices realized included.
Catalog of sale of the Schnall Collection held on August 2, 2008, in Manchester, New Hampshire, by Northeast Auctions. There were 428 lots all lavishly illustrated in color. Included is a list of prices realized. Catalog is in like new condition. Free Priority Mail shipping is offered.
HARDCOVER beautifully illustrated catalog of this sale of Highly Important American Furniture from the Collection of Dr. C. Ray Franklin, held in New York City on October 13, 1984. Profusely illustrated. Catalog is in mint condition with dust wrapper.
Catalog for sale of 474 lots of American Indian art held April 27 and 28, 1984. Heavily illustrated in color and black and white. Condition is very good, tight, no markings.
Heavily illustrated catalog of sale at Christie's held on October 29, 1990. Includes list of prices realized.