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By: Bautista, Joyce

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Gloucester, Mass., Rockport Publications: 1998

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 11585

ISBN: 1564965570

Condition: Fine


Color Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 192 pages; 1998 Rockport/Watson Guptill. Oversize paperback in glossy color covers with fold-over flaps. Bright tight and crisp. No marks. Just a hint of shelf evidence to edges. Appears about as new. F- ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

O Noble Heart ; O Edel Herz: Fraktur and Spirituality in Pennsylvania German Folk Art

By: Bird, Michael S.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Lancaster, PA, Heritage Center Museum of Lancaster: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19224

ISBN: 1578641667

Condition: Near Fine


Color and b&w reproductions; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 159 pages; Oversize paperback in glossy illustrated covers. Bright tight and fresh; no marks. Profusely illustrated with color and b/w reproductons of some of the most elaborate pictorial frakturs held in museum and private collections. Printed on high quality glossy stock. Splendid and about as new. F View more info

Early Connecticut Silver, 1700-1840

By: Bohan, Peter J. and Philip Hammerslough

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Middletown, CT, Wesleyan University Press: 1970

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 22799

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


B&W illlustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 287 pages; Oversize hardcover in crisp edged and uniformly bright pictorial dust jacket; front flap price clipped. Tight, bright and fresh; appears unread. Illustrated throughout in B/W. A catalogue raisonne of early silver hollowware. F/NF ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

The Lace Book,

By: Caplin, Jessie Florence

Price: $19.50

Publisher: New York, The MacMillan Co: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19157

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Photographs and patterns; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 166 pages; Square snug and neat in original pictorial dust jacket. Text is clean and unmarked; boards are bright and clean. Light dust soiling top edge of page block. Dust jacket toned to spine but with titles still bold. Light shelf/handling rub to edges. Illustrated through with photos of examples and pattern designs in diagrams and drawings. VG+/VG View more info

Silversmiths of Lancaster, Pennsylvania; 1730-1850

By: Gerstell, Vivian S.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Lancaster, PA, Lancaster County Historical Society: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 32290

ISBN: 0915010178

Condition: Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued


B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 145 pages; HC in publisher's gray cloth with title lettering in silver to cover and spine. 1st edition. Signed by the author on the title page. Bright, tight and fresh. B&W Photographs of silversmiths' work. No DJ, as issued. NF; Signed by Author View more info

Victorian Comfort; A Social History of Design from 1830-1900

By: Gloag, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, The MacMillan Co.: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 31433

Condition: Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket


Reproductions of engravings and period print ads; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 252 pages; Stout, larger format HC/DJ. 1st US edition. Soundly bound in original pictorial dust jacket. Terra cotta color cloth boards with title lettering in gilt to spine. Binding a bit shelf-cocked and a little shaken in the spine. Dust jacket has the price clipped from the lower corner of the front flap; shallow chipping from jacket at spine ends, a larger chip missing from the lower front... View more info

An Introduction to the Elements of Calligraphy

By: Goines, David Lance

Price: $69.50

Publisher: Berkeley, Saint Heironymous Press: 1978

Edition: Third Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 17816

Condition: Very Good+


Folio 13" - 23" tall; 27 pages; Folio. Massive, oversize paperback in decoratively bordered, title lettered covers. Bright, tight and fresh. Neatly inscribed and signed by Goines on the title page, dated 1985. Front cover is brilliant but the rear cover is toned, prseumably from sun exposurer. VG+. ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. ; Signed by Author View more info

20th Century American Folk Art; the Hemphill Collection

By: Hall, Michael D.

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Milwaukee, Milwaukee Art Museum: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11544

Condition: Near Fine


Photographs; b/w & color; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 112 pages; 1981 Milwaukee Art Museum. Lrger format paperback in glossy color illustrated covers. Bright tight and fresh; no marks. Appears unread. Hint of shelf evidence at edges. NF or just short of as new. Includes several essays relating to the Hemphill collection, including a dialogue between Michael Hall and Herbert Hemphill Jr. Numerous examples illustrated with photographs in color and b/w. View more info

The Book Of Chessmen

By: Hammond, Alex

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Wm. Morrow: 1950

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 16197

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 160 pages; Square, snug and neat in publisher's tan linen boards, brightly lettered in gilt to cover and spine. Pictorial dust jacket is clean and attractive with mild edge rubbing and one or two tiny closed edge tears. Front flap price clipped. Mild spot of rub to cloth lower front corner. Illustrated with 61 plates, photographs of distinctive historical chess pieces and sets. A distinctive book on the material culture of C... View more info

Reflections of the Weaver's World The Gloria F. Ross Collection of Contemporary Navajo Weaving

By: Hedlund, Ann Lane

Price: $23.95

Publisher: Denver, CO, Denver Art Museum: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13296

ISBN: 0295972319

Condition: Fine


Color Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 112 pages; [SIGNED] 1993 Denver Art Museum. Oversize paperback in glossy illustrated covers. 1st edition. Signed on the title page by the author, Hedlund, and the collector, Gloria Ross. Immaculate copy. Bright tight and fresh. Feels and appears as new. Fine; Signed by All Authors View more info

Andreas Kolb, 1749-1811; Mennonite Schoolmaster and Fraktur Artist

By: Hershey, Mary Jane

Price: $32.95

Publisher: Mennonite Quarterly Review: 1987

Edition: Reprint; offset

Seller ID: 11552

Condition: Very Good


Color Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 80 pages; 1987 Mennonite Quarterly Review in titled card stock wraps. An offset reprint done by the Review. Bright clean copy; no marks. Illustrated with 20 color plates on high quality glossy paper stock, showcasing some of Kolb most impressive fraktur pieces. Just mild shelf evidence at edges. Flat uncreased spine is unlettered as issued. VG++ View more info

The American Pewterer; His Techniques and & His Products

By: Kauffman, Henry J.

Price: $19.50

Publisher: Camden, NJ, Thomas Nelson & Sons: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 27722

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 158 pages; Tight and neat in clean crisp-edged jacket. A whisper of shelf/handling wear to jacket at edges and light general mild toning to white areas of jacket design. Price clipped from front flap. Mild fading to cloth at board edges. Signed by the author to the title page. Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs of American pewter. Solid unmarked copy. VG+/VG+; Signed by Author View more info

The Colonial Silversmith; His techniques & his products

By: Kauffman, Henry J. & Dorothy Briggs (Drawings)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Camden NJ, Thomas Nelson: 1969

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 31429

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Drawings; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 176 pages; Square, snug and neat in original color photographic illustrated dust jacket. Contents bright and clean; dust jacket sharp edged and neat. Illustrated throughout from drawings by Briggs. A standard work on the subject, 1st edition. VG+/VG+ View more info

The Philadelphia Chair, 1685-1785

By: Kindig, Joseph K

Price: $13.50

Publisher: York, PA, The Historical Society of York County: 1978

Seller ID: 30646

Condition: Very Good-


B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; Square fromat paperback in matte covers with title lettering brightly in silver to cover but a little dulled at spine. Snugly bound and neat. Just light shelf/handling wear to covers at edges and a touch of shelf rub to surfaces. Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs of early American chairs. Neat unmarked copy. VG- to VG View more info

Oriental Rugs

By: Mumford, John Kimberly

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1915

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 25315

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


B&W and color Illustrations and Photos; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 267 pages; Stout HC in original pictorial slipcase. 4th edition. Sound and neat in vivid red cloth with title-lettering to spine and pictorial design to cover stamped brightly in cream, green and black. Stout volume just a little shaken in the spine. Light shelf wear to cloth at spine ends. Slightly tender at rear hinge with a spot of weakeness in the binding between the last fold-out table and re... View more info

Fantasy Furniture

By: Newman, Bruce M. & Alastair Duncan

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Rizzoli: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23659

ISBN: 0847811190

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Color Photographs and illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 199 pages; Oversize HC/DJ. Snug, solid and neat in original glossy pictorial dust jacket. Light shelf rub to jacket to spine ends and edges. Binding slightly cocked in the spine. Trace foxing to the half title page. Lavishly illustrated throughout with color photographs and drawings. VG+/VG+... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

Newcomb Pottery; An Enterprise for Southern Women, 1895-1940

By: Poesch, Jessie

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Atglen, PA, Schiffer Publishing: 1984

Seller ID: 27241

ISBN: 0916838994

Condition: Very Good+


Color Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 160 pages; Tight bright and neat. Just a touch of shef/handling wear to extternals. Small soil spot to cover at front edge. Profusely illustrated wiith photograph examples of Newcomb Pottery. Solid unmarked copy. VG+ View more info

The Early Italian Poets Together with Dante's Vita Nuova

By: Rossetti, D. G. (Trans. )

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, J. M. Dent & Sons: 1904

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 37411

Condition: Very Good+


Temple Classics; frontis engraving; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 336 pages; 1st edition of this title in the series of Temple Classics, Snugly bound and very neat in original flexible blue cloth with decorative title design brightly in gilt to spine; Temple emblem in blind to upper cover. Top edge gilt; other edges untrimmed. Title page in black & red with tissue guarded engraved portrait. Prior owner name and 1904 date penned to front flyleaf accompanied by a later own... View more info

Miniature Lamps

By: Smith, Frank R. and Ruth E.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Thomas Nelson & Sons: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 27724

ISBN: 0840743157

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 253 pages; Tight and neat in crisp-edged pictorial dust jacket. A touch of shelf/handing wear to jacket at edges. Expected light toning to jacket at spine and upper edges. Signed with short incription by the authors to front endpage. Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs of miniature lamps. Solid unmarked copy. VG++/VG+; Signed by All Authors View more info

Sotheby's Catalog: Collection of the Late Mrs. Harry Winston (Sale #6347, New York: Oct 20 1992)

By: Sotheby's

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New York, Sotheby's: 1992

Seller ID: 30150

Condition: Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Color Photos; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Oversize HC in glossy pictorial dust jacket. Bright tight and fresh; no marks. Dust jacket just lightly edge handled. 99 lots, all pictured in full page color plates. F/VG++ ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info