Lyon, France: Guillaume Rouille, 1561. Small quarto in vellum with faded letters on spine; in fair condition; substantial shelf wear and soiling; back cover and spine with open tears; loose binding with open gutters; title page heavily discolored with one tear; first few pages have a large stain along gutter; warped paper with tears in a couple of pages; musty odor; this is a translation in Spanish of the 1553 edition; the second part of the book covers the medals owned since the Christian era to the Reign of Don Carlos; shelved in Case # 3; please contact us for shipping costs.
Venice: Stamperia Albrizzi, 1750. First edition. Octavo; 56 pp. Grey wrappers; sewn binding; frontispiece. VG; wrappers soiled and almost detached; binding loose. Author was a scholar at Padua; this treatise traces the ancient origins of Venetian coins; very few copies in book form; shelved in case #10.
Paris: Imprimerie Nationale, 1910. first limited edition (No. 82 of 150). thick, large quarto rebound in polished beige leather; VG; gilt frame on boards; six-band embossed gilt spine; boards and spine with light soiling and shelf wear; clean moire flaps with giltd frame inside boards; full size frontispiece and back engravings; text by M. le Comte de Chavagnac, Cataloger commissioned by J.P. Morgan; text and plates on thick parchment paper specially cut in the city of Arches; contains 50 plates in color, covered with inscribed legend on rice paper. with a total of 208 items fully described and organized by regions; dates ranging from 1677 to 1910; collection comprises objects from clocks, to vases, to figurines and tableware; book is in good condition with strong binding and large italic print in very fine French writing; please contact us for shipping costs; shelved case 11.
New York: American Art Association, 1886. Limited Edition, 405/500. Quarto; pp 305; VG; vellum spine without text; number 405 of 500 limited copies; covers have vellum wrappers, light foxing to exterior, light bumping to corners; text block have deckled edges, light toning to exterior edges, interior clean; profusely illustrated; RL consignment;.
Cairo: Government of Palestine, Department of Antiquities, 1936. First Edition. Thick folio rebound in 3/4 dark brown cloth and leatherette; VG; six-band embossed spine with gold letters; minimal soiling; strong binding; uncut pages; thick paper slightly faded; text clean; pp. 347; contains 38 plates at the end; historical contacts; descriptions and index of royal names and divinities; shelved Front Table; please contact us for shipping costs.
London & Hong Kong: House of Fans/Kaiserreich Kunst, 1983. First edition, 1st printing. Quarto, VG+/no dj, in VG+ slipcase, green spine w/ gilt text: excellent overall condition large illustrated hardcover in excellent slipcase, with "Silver of the Old China Trade" on one side of the slipcase, and "Carving of the Old China Trade" on the other side, as issued - very minor shelfwear; clean inside and out; sturdy binding; unmarked pages. In Locked Arts Case A.
Norman, OK: University Of Oklahoma Press, 1983. 2 large quartos in 3/4 cloth. Both VG. Light shelf and edge wear to both volumes. Corners of boards and ends of spine slightly bumped. Speck of purple paint on spine of volume 1. Bindings of both volumes solid. Very light foxing to edges of textblocks and endpages. Contains numerous reproductions of famous American's signatures, mostly centered on the Colonial period. Both volumes are 633 pages total. NOTE: Due to size/weight of item, additional shipping fees may apply. Spines are dark blue with gilt text. Shelved under Review Table.
London: British Museum Publications Ltd, 1976. Octavo; VG/VG-Hardcover; Cream spine with black text; All volumes have heavy shelf wear to dust jacket, fraying along sides and edges of jacket, open tears to side tail edges; Boards are strong and clean, binding cocked; Text block clean; Volume I - Augustus to Vitellius - 464 pp, 64 pps of plates Volume II - Vespasian to Domitian - 485 pp, 83 pps of plates Volume III - Nerva to Hadrian - 640 pp, 102 pps of plates Volume IV - Antoninus Pius to Commodus [Introduction, Indexes and Plates], 964 pp, 111 plates Volume IV- Antoninus Pius to Commodus [Catalogue of Coins, Appendix, Addenda and Corrigenda],858 pp Additional shipping is needed for expedited / international orders. Book(s) too heavy/ large to ship via economy international shipping methods. For international/expedited orders, please inquire for rates].
Ashland, Ohio: F.E. Myers & Bro. 1908. Octavo; G/no DJ; Hardcover without DJ; Brown spine with gold print; Black leather boards with gold print, worn spine and some wear to edges and corners, slight tears at spine caps; Textblock has some age-toning and spotting to edges, mild bumps to outside corners, slight spine edge tear at bottom of first prelim. page, text clean and binding tight; "1908" penciled on 1st prelim. page; 374 pages, illustrated.
London & New York: Michael Goedhuis, Colnaghi Oriental, 1989. Quarto; VG/no-DJ paperback; Greenish gray spine with off-white text; Covers have slight shelf wear exterior with minimal edge wear otherwise, panels are sturdy and intact; creased spine; Text block's exterior shows slight wear with otherwise pages are unmarked with tight binding; pp 374.
New York: Dingwall-Rock, Limited, 1925. (1st). 4to. VG+/VG. Brown cloth boards with gold text on spine. DJ is light tan with black text. DJ spine is age-toned dark tan with black text. Light bumping to head and tail of spine. Previous owner's name written on ffep. Rest of interior is clean & clear. Outside text block has a few minor spots. Very light shelfwear to edges and corners of boards. DJ spine slightly soiled and age toned. 2 small tears to dj at head of spine, all dj edges show some light shelfwear. 154pp plus 60pp. b&w photos. Shelved in glass case with oversize art.
London: Headley Brothers, 1962-76. MONUMENTAL BRASS SOCIETY BULLETINS, TRANSACTIONS, PORTFOLIOS Monumental Brass Society bulletin #4 Dec 1973, #6 Jun '74, #8 Feb '75, #9 Jun '75, #11 Feb '76, #12 Jun '76, #14 Feb '77, #15 Jun '77. Bulletins are 8-1/4 X 11-3/4", saddle stitched, 15-19 pp. Some soiling, shelf wear, bumping, and scattered foxing on all volumes; small open tear on bottom of volume 11 front cover. Some age toning to edges. Interior clean. List of Members of the Monumental Brass Society for Mid-April 1964 and June 1966. (7 x 9-1/2" 15&19pp) Transactions of the Monumental Brass Society Vol IX, Part IX, No. LXXIX November 1962 (pp463-566, 6 x 9" perfect bound in wraps) Transactions of the Monumental Brass Society Vol X, Part I, No. LXXX December 1963 Transactions of the Monumental Brass Society Vol X, Part III, No. LXXXII December 1965 Transactions of the Monumental Brass Society Index to Volume X July 1974 Transactions of the Monumental Brass Society Vol XI, Part I No. LXXXVI Dec 1969 (pub Dec 1971) Transactions of the Monumental Brass Society Vol XI, Part III No. LXXXVIII Dec 1971 (pub June 1974) Transactions of the Monumental Brass Society Vol XI, Part IV No. LXXXIX Dec 1972 (pub Dec 1974) Transactions of the Monumental Brass Society Vol XI, Part V No. XC Dec 1973 (pub Dec 1974) Transactions of the Monumental Brass Society Vol XI, Part VI No. XCI Mar 1975 (pub Jun 1975) Transactions of the Monumental Brass Society Vol XII, Part II No. XCII 1976 (pub Aug 1978) (all 7-1/2 x 10", perfect bound, grey wraps, 40-100pp each) All Transactions show some shelf wear, bumping and splitting at ends of spine on vol. XI part 1 & vol. X part III. Wraps have closed tears and major bumping on edges on a few volumes,Some age toning to pages but text and pictures is clear. Portfolio of the Monumental Brass Society Vol VI, Part II 6 plates Portfolio of the Monumental Brass Society Vol VI, Part 7 6 plates Portfolio of the Monumental Brass Society Vol VI, Part 12 8 plates Portfolio of the Monumental Brass Society Vol VII, Part III 7 plates Portfolio of the Monumental Brass Society Vol VII, Part IV 7 plates Portfolio of the Monumental Brass Society Vol VII, Part V 6 plates (all 11x17" folios in grey wraps with loose plates) Some shelf wear, rubbing and worn on ends. Small closed tears to wraps; some sunning on vol. VII part III and stains on vol. VII part V. Slight age toning to pages but text and illustrations are clean and clear.
London: Faber and Faber Limited, 1969. first edition. Octavo; VG-/VG-; Off-white spine with black text; Dust jacket is covered with mylar and has slightly age toned edges and lightly rubbed exterior, edges have minor wear showing more at corners, otherwise undamaged and intact; Cloth has slight shelf wear, such as lightly sunned panels, and fore edge corners show minor wear, however these planks are strong and sturdy; Text block has light toning on exterior edges, some ink writing on front and rear pastedowns, with otherwise clean and intact pages; 407 text pp and 159 plates.
Hampton, Virginia: Virginia Numismatic Association, 1968, 1969. Mixed editions. Quarto; pp 237+265; G+/G; Beige spines with brown text; 2 volumes; numbered copies, vol. 1 is number 668 of 300 numbered copies starting with number 501; vol. 2 is number 186 of 1000 numbered copies; dust jackets have slight rubbing to exteriors, vol. 1 has tape mending to inside front, chipping to edges and corners, sticker to flaps, slight sun fading to exteriors; cloths have slight rubbing and scratches, slight sunning to exterior; text blocks show very slight wear to exterior edges, interiors clean; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Ashland, Ohio: The F.E. Myers & Bro. Company, Ashland Pump and Hay Tool Works, 1924. Octavo; VG-; Paperback; Brown and green spine with embossed print; Canvass cover embossed with marble design in brown and green, embossed lettering, mild edgewear at spine and outer corners, inside back cover stained with green dye; Textblock clean and tight; includes laid-in letter from the company with J.C. Myer's stamp signature; errata sheet laid-in; "1924" penciled at bottom of title page; 317 pages, illustrated.
Mockba [Moscow]: РЕДАКЦИОННО-ИЗДАТЕЛЬСКИЙ ЦЕНТР [Editorial Publishing Center], 1994. First Edition. 4to., 200 pp., VG/VG-; silver and black pictorial DJ with blue lettering; mild wear to covers, mostly rubbing to edges and corners, slight chipping to head of spine; navy blue paper boards, gold lettering to spine and front board; cocking to spine, shelf lean, buckling to text-block, binding strong; interior contains numerous full-color/black-and-white photographs; text in Russian, with a one-page summary of the volume in English to p. 199, "the first monographic publication on the history of Russian award weapons"; housed in cardboard slipcase; shelved Weapons.
[Phoenix, AZ]: Phoenix Art Museum, 1980. First Edition. Square octavo, 184 pages, VG-; paperback, gray spine, blue lettering: rubbing with superficial material loss to head, tail, and along hinges; areas of sun-fading to front and back covers, cover art somewhat affected, lettering unaffected; mild wear to clean text-block, two mild scratches to bottom; interior clean, replete with black-and-white and full-color plates; shelved Front Table.
Paris, France: Vilo International, 2001. Authorized English-Language Edition. Qto. VG+/VG+. DJ spine and black panels are a basic glossy black, with beige authors, red italics for title squeezed in and immediately followed by colorful porcelain plates in a myriad of tones, overlaying each other across rear, spine and front jacket. DJ edgewear light, limited to upper corners. fine dark gray clothbound HB, red italics for title stamped and centered on undamaged spine. author and title incised in red and centered beneath upper panel edge. smooth and excellent HB edges and corners. front bookplate label affixed to left fep. heather gray endsheets. 269 numbered color images, small to large with much text detail. includes historical background, includes maps and extensive series of chapters, unspotted, semi-glossy and illustrations have much bright detail and black text title, dimensions, origin and more. clear edges, all sides. excellent and under clear protective cover. scarce. 200 pp. ISBN # 2845760388. Shelve Front Table / OR Under Review Table.
Tokyo, Japan: Namiki Shobo [alt. trans. Namiki Buo], 1970. First Edition. Octavo, 205 pages, VG-/G+; metallic lilac DJ, small kanji lettering to spine: spine faded silver, lettering unaffected; wear to edges of covers and hinges, small closed tear to top edge of front cover, slight material loss to head, tail, and corners; mild rubbing to covers; DJ protected by mylar; green buckram cloth boards, dark brown kanji lettering to spine and front board; mild rubbing to edges, slight creasing to fore-edge of back board, mild age-toning to text-block; light age-toning to margins of interior, text and graphics largely unaffected; many black-and-white images and gloss plates of Japanese swords and sword guards (tsuba) of the Momoyama period; first published Showa 45 (1970), original price 800 yen to copyright page; text in Japanese; contains three (3) white informational cards on Chinese ritual jades; shelved Case 9.
New York: author, 1913. first edition. Quarto rebound in 3/4 black leather and brown cloth with six-band embossed spine; VG; moderate soiling; strong binding; moire end pages; clean edges, paper and text; complete, in two parts; 838 entries; shelved on Alcove I; please contact us for shipping costs.
1995. New & Up-Dated Color-Illustrated Edition, Limited edition. Octavo; New & Up-Dated Color-Illustrated Edition; Limited edition, no. 8; VG-; Paperback; Spine, blue plastic comb binding; Cover is buff with blue print, slight edgewear, slight smudge to front; Text block is clean and tight; Signed in ink by the author on page 2; 33 leaves, illustrated, some color.
R.R. Donnelley & Sons Co., 1946. Quarto; G-/no-DJ; Orange spine with navy text; Cloth has rubbed and slightly sunned exterior with 3 tears on front, and one 3 inch tear on rear and few other small tears, as well as rubbed corners and edges, but panels are still intact and strong; Text block shows darkening due to age on exterior edges with some wear on first few pages, small tears also at those edges, otherwise binding is tight and pages are unmarked; pp 542.
New Haven: Yale University Press, 1939. First Edition, Second Printing. Small quarto; pp 133; G/no-DJ; faded tan spine with black text to paper label; dark red cloth shows sunned spine and edges, slight scratches to exterior, slight fraying to spine head edge; green paper label to front; text block has slight age toning to exterior edges, slight foxing to first and last few pages; interior clean.
Charleston, SC: The Charleston Museum, 1942. Unstated, apparent first edition. Octavo. Good with no dust jacket. Blue spine with silver lettering. Several scuffs to front cover near the fore-edge, slight shelf-wear to rear cover. Uneven sun-fading on the front cover. Binding, book block edges, and text pages generally very good. Discoloration mark on the edge of page 163. 311pp.
Richmond: Kenneth R. Laurence Publishing Co., 1989. Quarto. Second Edition (1989) VG/no DJ - hardback. Grey spine with gold text/title; boards are strong and clean, some minor bumping along edges of boards; foxing on the front pastedown, front free end page, back free end page, and back pastedown; foxing also noted on the fore-edge; binding is strong; Small red ink mark on top corner of front end paper, otherwise textblock is clean. Pp. 439.
London: Rollin and Feuardent, 1887. First Edition. Octavo; pp 132; G/no-DJ; dark green spine with gilt text; cloth has some moderate wear to exterior; lightly sunned spine; blind-stamped borders to boards; gilt text to front; strong boards; text block shows moderate foxing to exterior edges; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown; slight toning to interior edges; cracking to pp 48-49; illustrated with six plates.
Piermont, NY: Pier Books, Inc./ Dupont Communications, 2007. First Edition. Oblong Quarto; pp 215; VG-/VG-; dark blue spine with yellow text; dust jacket shows slight wear to exterior; minor rubbing to edges; cloth has lightly sunned exterior; slight bowing to boards; text blocks show little wear to exterior edges; profusely illustrated with color photographs; interior clean.
Hong Kong: China Great Wall Coins Investments Limited, 1991. First Edition, First Printing. Quarto; vg+/vg; dj, matte black spine, no text; front cover has silver text over drawing of giant panda; dj, light shelf wear; white stain, lower corner of front cover; HB, white spine, no text; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; illustrations in color; unpaginated.
Roma: 'L'Erma" di Bretschneider, 1996. Small Quarto; VG-/VG; Black spine with off-white text; Dust jacket has moderately sunned exterior edges with lightly rubbed edges, otherwise intact; Cloth has lightly sunned exterior and minor wear along edges with strong and intact panels; Text block has very slight wear on edges due to handling with tight binding; pp 89 (text), 87 plates.
Charlottesville: The University Press of Virginia, 1980. Third printing. Octavo; pp 374; VG/VG-; dark red spine with ivory text; dust jacket has slight wear to edges, exterior has light sunning, rubbing to spine, mylar wraps; cloth shows slight sunning to exterior; text block has slight shelf wear to exterior edges; interior clean;.
New York: Kaikodo Gallery, 2000. Spring 2000 Issue. Quarto; VG/no-DJ Paperback; Grey spine, silver text; Covers are clean with light-to-moderate edge/shelf wear; Textblock clean, age toned, all text and illustrations are clear and legible; pp 357. Additional shipping necessary for expedited/international shipping. Economy international shipping unavailable due to weight/size restrictions. Please contact seller for additional information.
Lawrence, MA: Quarterman Publications, Inc., 1976. Quarto: VG/VG-: Off white spine with black text: DJ has age toning, general shelfwear, some scuffing and soiling: Boards are strong and clean with little evidence of edgewear, spine is strong: Textblock has darkened with age but is otherwise free of markings, folds or tears: 223 pp.
Chicago: Abage Publishers, 1974,1976,1977,1980. First Edition. Large Octavo; pp 1216; VG/VG; gold, gray and blue spines with white, blue and gray text; 4 volumes; dust jackets show light toning to exteriors; minor rubbing to edges; price clipped flaps; sticker to front flap of vol. 4; mylar wraps; cloths have light wear to exterior; some minor rubbing to edges; strong boards; text blocks show slight shelf wear to exterior edges; interiors clean; frontispieces; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York: Christie, Manson & Woods International, 1992. First Edition. Large Quarto: VG/VG: Deep purple spine with gold text: Slipcase is in excellent condition with minimal shelfwear confined to tail edge: DJ has light edgewear, some scuff marks, overall clean: Boards are strong with very light dust staining, binding is tight, virtually no rubbing to edges: Textblock exterior is clean and pages clean and unmarked: 321 pp. [Over sized book. Additional shipping necessary for expedited/international shipping. Economy international shipping unavailable due to weight/size restrictions. Please contact seller for additional information.].
St. Louis: The Reuben H. Donnelley Corporation, Publishers, 1923. Booklet; Fair+/no-DJ paperback; Red spine with dark blue text; Covers have some tears along edges with slightly age toned exterior, sticker on front and missing rear corners at fore edge and light spotting on front, mostly at fore edge; Text block has darkened slightly due to age with slight cracking from binding at hinges, but still attached; pp 336.
Moline: John Deere, 1929. Third edition. Octavo. VG/no DJ - hardback. Blue spine with black text; covers are clean with minimal edgewear; boards are strong and clean; foxing is on the front pastedown, back pastedown, front free end page, and back free end page; binding is strong; foxing on the fore-edge; textblock is clean but creases noted on the last couple of pages. Pp. 192.