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All Items : Furniture : Pre 2000 item #1163313
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$15.00
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...
All Items : Americana and Country Primitives : Contemporary item #1093312
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$25.00
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.
All Items : Books and Publications : Antiques : Pre 1990 item #790553
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$30.00
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...
All Items : Books and Publications : Historical : Pre 2000 item #1117691
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$7.00
"Captain Bligh" is a cliche of our times for the extravagant and violent misuse of power. In fact, William Bligh was one of the least physically violent disciplinarians in the British navy. That paradox inspires the author to ask why, then, did Bligh have a mutiny? Its answer is to display the theatricality of naval institutions and the mythologizing power of history...
All Items : Books and Publications : Travel : Pre 1990 item #830738
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$10.00
"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...
All Items : Books and Publications : Antiques : Pre 1980 item #1085560
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$25.00
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...
All Items : Silver : Sterling : Flatware : Pre 1940 item #1155863
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$45.00
Nice small ladle by Blackinton with pierced decoration in the bowl. Length is 5 inches. There is a single script letter lightly engraved on the handle. We have not been able to identify the pattern.
All Items : Books and Publications : Antiques : Pre 1980 item #1091875
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$8.00
This work, published in 1980 by a doyenne of the folk art world, is described as being about "boxes and their contents used in early American households." That said, it is considered a classic in the field. This is the paperback version, 204 pp. This is a first edition of the paperback, published by E. P. Dutton.
All Items : Metalware : Brass : Pre 1800 item #1164387
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Good early 18th century octagonal base case candlestick of French origin. It is quite hefty (weight: one pound, seven ounces) and stands 8¼ inches tall. It has a strong knop which enhances its appearance; it is carefully finished with etched lines on the base and shaft. You might also note how nicely the maker has finished the underside of the base, even including etched lines there. There is an ejector hole to help remove the burnt down stubs...
All Items : Books and Publications : Psychology : Pre 2000 item #1117686
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$7.00
Is the “Oedipus complex” universal? This book examines the controversial question in light of its collection of 139 family complex folktales from every world cultural area and every level of social complexity, the largest such collection ever made. From back cover: “This work is one of two books that won the 1997 Boyer Prize in psychoanalytic anthropology. The award is well deserved . . ...
All Items : Militaria : Pre 1960 item #1161058
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$20.00
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.
All Items : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1800 item #1025020
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Sterling silver soup ladle by the most famous woman silversmith of all time -- Hester Bateman. It has a period script monogram (we think it is a "T") and measures 12 1/8 inches long. There are some minor bruises on one side of the bowl; this really does not detract from the piece but is mentioned just for completeness of description. More photos are available and can be emailed on request.
All Items : Textiles : Pre 2000 item #1161048
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$15.00
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...
All Items : Art : Sculpture : Pre 1980 item #790249
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$15.00
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...
All Items : Metalware : Brass : Pre 1800 item #1164323
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$450.00
Pair of cast square-based brass English candlesticks of classical style dating from the George III era, circa 1780. They make a nice presentation at their height of 10½ inches. The also retain their original bobeches whose gardrooned decoration happily echoes the gardrooning on the bases. These were cast in two parts; we have a photo of the top without the bobeche showing the seam lines at the corners...
All Items : Animals : Dogs : Pre 1900 item #775299
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$100.00
Framed original color chromolithograph print from the famous Cassell's Book of the Dog, published around 1880. The caption on the print reads: Pomeranian Dog "Charley" The Property of Mr. James Fawdry; Maltese "Hugh" The Property of Lady Giffard. This is framed in a gold and silver gilt frame using archival materials. The mat color is Pampas in Bainbridge Alphamat. The frame is 12 1/8 inches high and 15 1/8 inches wide, while the print sight size is 7 1/2 inches by 9 inches. The illustrations ...
All Items : Books and Publications : Fiction : Pre 1970 item #1096038
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$200.00
This is a first edition of Philip Roth's famous Portnoy's Complaint, the author's fourth book, a comic novel, published in 1969. It was made into a movie of the same name in 1972, starring Richard Benjamin and Karen Black. Book in fine condition. Dustwrapper is unfaded with clipped corner but first issue price of $6.95 present (this is right for the first issue of this book). Also 2/69 date on rear flap. Very slightest bit of wear evident at top front of dw. An excellent copy of this rare state.
All Items : Postcards : Pre 1990 item #920991
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$3.00
Attractive color card, unused and in good condition, of Quiet Man Cottage of which it says on the back: "This traditional cottage is a replica of that which appeared in the 'Quiet Man Film', which was filmed within a 20 mile radius of here. The cottage depicts the way of life in Ireland 100 years ago...." Printed and published by John Hinde Limited, Cabinteely, Dublin 18, Ireland.
 
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