HARDCOVER Christie's Catalogue for "Magnificent Silver Sold on behalf of the Republic of the Philippines through the Presidential Commission on Good Government.". Sale was held in New York on January 10. 1991. This was, of course, the ill-gotten collection of Ferdinand E. Marcos. There were 78 items in the sale, lavishly illustrated in color, including many fold-outs. The official prices realized sheet is included. The price of $45 includes free Priority Mail shipping within the USA.
This major collection of folk art was sold on October 27, 2007, by Northeast Auctions in Manchester, New Hampshire. All lots are illustrated in color. includes works by such luminaries as Jacob Maentel, Joseph H. Davis, Zedekiah Belknap, Rufus Porter and Ammi Phillips plus several other famous artists. Includes list of prices realized.
It is 9 3/4 inches tall.
One of the classic early views of Harvard College. Under the image it says, "A Westerly View of the Colledges in Cambridge New England." This is an original etching, not a reproduction, from the second quarter of the 19th century. It was made for a book, but there were extra copies left over after the book was published and bound. We purchased a number of these prints which came from the descendants of the family that owned the publishing house...
Catalog from Northeast Auctions (Ronald Bourgeault) of "Property from the Collection of Cora and Benjamin Ginsburg" held on August 3, 2003. The Ginsburgs were very important antique dealers and antiquarians and had amassed an impressive collection. Includes the prices realized list from the sale. Very good condition with some notations inside the front cover and on the last page which is an absentee bid form. Price includes free Priority Mail shipping within the USA.
Softcover. Clean, tight, unread; minor foxing at top of cover. Crease (in the making) at bottom left of first few pages. This is a superb copy of the early Down East Magazine edition.
"Few area illustrate the evolution of American architecture,both public and domestic, so ideally as Long Island," it says on the back cover. Very interesting book published in 1992 by the AIA. This is a Dover paperback, quarto size, 205 pp. Condition is like new with some very minor wear to cover.
This is the catalog for the August 2, 2008, sale of The Drs. John R. Ribic & Carla M. Kingsley Shaker Collection at by Northeast Actions at Manchester, NH. The sale consisted of 150 lots, all beautifully illustrated in color. Included is the list of prices realized.
French absinthe era bar saucer decorated with a light blue rim enclosed in burgundy hairlines and an attractive raised interior. We actually know the bar where this was used -- it was the Café de Paris in Saintes, a small city in the Charente-Maritime départment of France, which is about 75 miles north of Bordeaux. A scan of a postcard depicting this establishment will be sent to you on request...
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.
Scarce and important reference, this booklet on Concord, NH, furniture, constituted the entire Spring 1990 issue of Historical New Hampshire. The main text is by Donna-Belle Garvin. Heavily illustrated, 108 pp. New, bought directly from the New Hampshire Historical Society.
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...
Profusely illustrated, excellent book on the Colman Collection of Silver Mustard Pots from 18th to 20th century with detailed photographs of 153 examples including hallmarks. It also includes a chapter on the history and making of mustard and how a mustard pot is constructed. Introduction by John Culme, noted scholar. Brand new, first edition, 1979, 143 pp. This volume ought to be in every serious collection of books on silver. It is interesting and useful.
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...
Large quarto book (12 3/8 by 9 1/2 inches) by Elemore Morgan, a professional photographer and father of the well-known landscape painter Elemore Morgan, Jr. Described on the dust wrapper as "A Study in Photographs and Words" by Elemore Morgan and Ed Kerr. Printed on high quality paper, it contains 101 duo-tone photos. each one occupying a page. Published in 1962 by Claitor Book Store, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Signed presentation copy of Millie's Book As Dictated to Barbara Bush. Pasted on the half title page is a book plate with gift inscription and signature (see photograph). This is a stated first edition, 4th printing. It is in very good condition. There is a crease at the top corner of the front flap of the dust wrapper as well as a bit of curl at the top of the wrapper. There is a small raised area at the top of the first two pages left by a paper clip that was once attached there.
"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.
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.