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Suffolk, England: Antique Collectors' Club, 1984. First Edition. Small Quarto; pp 304; VG/VG-; ivory spine with black text; dust jacket has some rubbing to exterior, light wear to edges, price clipped flap, sunned rear; cloth has white paper and mylar wraps to exterior, minor wear to edges; text block has very slight smudges to exterior edges; interior clean.
London: Morton, Burt & Sons, 1927. Reprint. Reprint; Quarto; G/No-DJ; Spine black and matte with gold text; Boards have significant edge wear, material loss, chipping, bumping to corners, joints and hinges are sensitive; Text block has general signs of handling, age-toning, binding is sensitive, content is clear; pp 296; Additional shipping cost may be necessary for expedited and international shipping.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1951. First Edition. Quarto; pp 163; G+/Fair; beige spine with brown and green text; dust jacket has chipped to edges, exterior has moderate wear to exterior; moderate sunning to exterior, mylar wraps; cloth shows slight sunning to exterior; text block has slight toning to exterior edges, previous owner's name to front pastedown; interior clean.
Milano: Silvana Editoriale d'Arte, 1975. Folio; VG-/no-DJ; Pink fabric spine with gray text. Boards have shelf wear, bumping on corners, rubbing on edges, spine is shaken; Textblock has light wear on edges, personal inscription by previous owner on front end paper, foxing on some pages, cracked gutter between plate 1 and p.9, rear inner hinges is cracked, otherwise, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 189; May require extra pricing for shipping international.
New York: M. Barrows and Company, Inc., 1951. Fifth Edition. Large Octavo; pp 356; G/Fair; yellow spine with blue text; dust jacket has severe chipping to spine and edges; price clipped front flap; mylar wraps; cloth has slight sunfading to exterior; strong boards; text block shows light toning to exterior edges; light foxing to endpapers; interior clean; frontispiece; profusely illustrated.
London, Great Britain: Country LIfe Limited, 1964. UK Edition. Qto. VG- / - no DJ. dark green clothbound HB with small stamped uppercase gilt lettering for title and author on tall red label, between ornate spiral gilt bands and repeated gilt uppercase publisher with gilt spiral band at final tail end. lightly chafed, pushed in and with nicked off tint at head, white speck with abrasions at tail. much bumped at corners, upper corners curve in some. front dark green board, with red imprinted label, stamped with enlarged gilt titling and author within a spiral gilt border. faintly foxed mint green fep, slightly on ffep. foxing affects the half-title page, frontispiece and title page. including frontispiece, illustrations number 509, listed with title and page. the semi-glossy stock does have some textblock foxing. gilded upper edge with some tiny marks. foxed lightly on fore-edge just at upper corner and smoothly ivory on tail edge. with appendices, 214 pp.
London: Elliot and Kay and C. Elliot, 1789. Revised Second Edition [First English Language Edition]. Octavo, 500 pages, VG; three-quarter-bound in brown leather, marbled boards, paneled spine with burgundy label, gilt lettering, other compartments with blind-stamped diamond design; mild shelfwear to boards, mild waving/age-toning to text-block; mild age-toning/foxing to leaves, lettering somewhat affected and faded yet legible, occasional ink blotting to lettering, occasional marginalia in ink, last leaf [i.e., pp. 499-500] separated from text-block; collation complete, gathered in 30 quires of 8 leaves, accidental omission of "the" to first line of p. 89; additional essays by various authors to this edition from p. 382 to end of volume; shelved Case 9.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1987. First Edition. Quarto; pp 191; VG-/G; black pictorial spine with pink and black text; dust jacket shows some moderate wear to exterior; minor chips to corners; slight rubbing to edges; cloth is clean; strong boards; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; interior clean; frontispiece; pictorial endpapers; profusely illustrated; inscribed by author; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Washington, D.C.; Seattle and London: Arthur M. Sackler Gallery; University of Washington Press, 1988. Small Quarto; VG/no-DJ; blue spines with gilt text; blue slipcase has cloth exterior; light smudges to exterior; intact panels; 2 volumes: vol. 1, A Jeweler's Eye: Islamic Arts of the Book from the Vever Collection, pp 240; vol. 2, An Annotated and Illustrated Checklist of the Vever Collection, pp 446; cloths have clean exteriors; strong panels; text blocks show minimal wear to interior edges; frontispiece; illustrated endpapers; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1891. Octavo; Fair/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, black with gold print; Boards in black cloth with gold print, worn, exposed corners, tattered spine caps, tears to front and rear hinges, shelfwear; Text block has name in pencil on front flyleaf, endpapers torn along front and rear hinges, spotting to endpapers, vendor label on rear pastedown, intermittent spine breaks, deckle-edged with some pages uncut; xii, 285 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w plates).
New York, NY: Dover Publications, Inc., 1972. Unabridged Republication of the original (1904) Edition. Qto(s) VG-/ - no DJ. FOUR VOLUME SET. glossy wraps spine with moderate edgewear, cover coating peeling away to surface, wear to stressed ends and extremities. contents of these FOUR VOLUMES include: Volume One: The Age of Oak, 1500-1660, very light brown glossy, peeling sheer coating and edgewear light. includes 15 plates, 3 in full color, 215 photographic illustrations. 243 pp. ISBN# 0486222039. Volume Two : The Age of Walnut, 1660-1720 is a cognac brown wraps spine with minimal edgewear past the sheer coating. includes 15 plates, 3 in full color, 223 photographic illustrations. no marks nor writing within, clean smooth edges, lightly thumbed. 245 pp. ISBN# 0486222047. Volume Three: The Age of Mahogany 1720-1770. amber/brown softcovers, light edgewear,no marks or writing, gently flipped through. includes 15 plates, 3 in full color, 254 photographic illustrations. 269 pp. ISBN#0486222055. Volume Four: The Age of Satinwood, 1770-1820. gently chafed ruddy brown, shiny with some glossy coating to wraps peeling. includes 15 plates, including 3 in full color, 243 photographic illustrations. 258 pp. ISBN# 0486222063. gradient tones of brown coloring for wraps deepen from light volume one to darker volume four. attractive four volume wraps set. edges unblemished, just as the interior of each. as is condition.
New York: Arts & Antiques/Billboard Publications, Inc., 1982. First Printing. Quarto; pp 160; VG-/G; green/brown pictorial spine with ivory text; dust jacket has slightly sunned exterior; some chips to edges; slight rubbing to exterior; cloth has slight sunning to exterior; strong boards; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated.
London: Spring Books, 1966. Reprinted. Small Quarto; pp 283; G/Fair; sunned beige spine with gray text; dust jacket several chips to edges; price clipped front flap; moderate rubbing to exterior; cloth has sunned edges; strong boards; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; interior clean; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago, 1964. First Edition. First Edition; Quarto; VG-/VG-; Spine is white and thin with mostly black text; DJ has general shelf wear, creases along edges, some age-toning and marks, a few small open and closed tears, design is clear; Boards have general shelf wear, light bumping to corners, joints and hinges are strong; Text block has general signs of handling, light age-toning, content is clear; pp 53; Additional shipping cost may be necessary for expedited and international orders.
Antwerp: MercatorFonds, 1980. Quarto; pp 524; VG/VG; red spine with white text; black slipcase has modest shelf wear to exterior; small sticker to front; dust jacket has slight wear to exterior; cloth clean; strong boards; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece; interior clean; profusely illustrated; Dutch text; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
Paris: Auguste Picard, 1921. Quarto, 412 pages; VG- condition; light brown wrappers with black text on spine, rear and cover, wear and creases to all sides, cover torn about half inch at head of spine, textblock edges lightly age-toned; binding weakened but all pages remain attached, age-toned endpapers, price pencilled in at top of front free endpaper, interior clean and unmarked.
Des Moines: Wallace Homestead Bok cO., 1981. second printing. Small quarto; G/G; dark yellow spine with blue text; dust jacket has slightly sunned spine w/ small tears at spine edges; lightly sunned & rubbed exterior; sticker on front flap; cloth has minor fraying at fore corners; panels are sturdy & intact; text block has slight wear & toning along exterior edges; text pages have very light foxing toward head edges; tight binding; pp 112.
Marietta, OH: Antique Publications, 1994. Quarto; pp 234; G/paperback; ivory spine with black text; covers have modest soiling and scratches to exterior; some rubbing wear to joints; previous bookshop's sticker to rear; intact panels; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated;.
London: University of London, 1976. Second revised edition. Octavo; good+/wraps; white spine with no text; saddle-stitched; black titles on front panel with blue glaze illustration; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 86 pp., 16 B&W plates with multiple images; else very good. Item kept in "13 ephemera" box in Netdesk area.
Bangkok: Wudhi Mekdhanasarn, 1998. Small Quarto; pp 318; V-G/G; white spine with black text; dust jacket has slight wear to exterior; cloth shows very light wear to exterior; minor rubbing to edges; slightly splayed boards; text block is clean; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; inscription to title page; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Moscow: State Historical Museum, 1992. Large Octavo: VG/no-DJ paperback: Thin, saddle stitched spine with black back cover and light gray front cover: Covers have general shelfwear, clean: Textblock is clean and pages are free of markings, folds or tears: Pamphlet is a catalog of a Russian museum exhibition: 23 pp.
Singapore: Times Editions, 2003. Quarto; VG-/VG-; Red spine with white text. DJ has general shelf wear, half torn bar code sticker by previous bookstore on front, rubbing on edges, but no tears; Boards have rubbing on edges, bumping on bottom corner and edge, apart from that, binding strong; Textblock has minor soiling and wear on edges, foxing from verso of front end paper to title page and last page to rear end paper, otherwise, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 223; May require extra pricing for shipping international.
Toronto, Vancouver: Clarke, Irwin & Company Limited, 1970. Quarto; pp 228 VG-/G; beige spine with black text; dust jacket shows slightly sunned exterior, some chipping to edges, sticker residue to front head edge; cloth has light sunning to exterior, minor rubbing to edges, strong boards; text block has light toning to exterior and interior edges, otherwise clean.
New York: Sotheby's, 1992. Reprint. Reprint; Quarto; G+/VG-; Spine is black with white text; DJ has general shelf wear, some scratches and marks, age-toning, some small open and closed tears, edge wear, design is clear; Boards have general shelf wear, bumping to corners, rubbing to edges, design is clear; Text block has general signs of handling, some pen in text, content is clear; Pages not numbered; Additional cost may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions.
New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1906. Octavo; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, black with gold print; Boards in black cloth with gold print, cocked spine, mild wear to corners and spine caps, wear to hinges, shelfwear; Text block has tear along hinge to front endpapers, clean text; xvi, 329 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w plates).
London: Chinese Snuff Bottles, n.d. Special Edition devoted to Collection of Mr and Mrs Gerry P. Mack. Octavo; pp 76; G/paperback; Ivory spine with black text; covers loosed from binding but still present; covers have slight rubbing to exterior, light sunning to covers, words stamped to rear; text block has minor wear to exterior edges, loosed at binding, slight cracking at pp 16-17; interior clean;.
New York: New York Graphic Society/Boston, 1976. Quarto; VG+/VG; Spine is age-toned white with black text; DJ has general signs of wear, some edge wear, a few nicks and creases along edges, cover design is clear, some age toning, price clipped; Boards have general shelf wear, bending to front board, joints and hinges are strong; Text block has general signs of handling, age-toning binding is strong; pp 214; Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions.
New York: TRANSATLANTIC ARTS. reprint. Reprint of 1807 Edition. Quarto, VeryGood- hardcover with Good+ dustjacket. Faded orange spine with black text. Dustjacket faded, with several open/closed tears (please see photos for details; Boards strong, clean, binding strong, shelfwear along edges; Textblock clean, previous owner's bookplate on front pastedown. Contains both text and line drawings of designs. 53pp + 60 plates.
New London, CT: Lyman Allyn Museum, 1974. Second Printing. Small Quarto; pp 134; G-/paperback; dark blue spine with gilt text; dark green/white with white text; covers show some sunning to exterior; moderate edge wear; text block has some soiling to exterior edges; interior clean; frontispiece; profusely illustrated.
London: The International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works, 1978. Reprint. Reprint; Quarto; VG/no-DJ (paperback); Spine is brown with black text; Covers have edge wear, general marks and scratches, rubbing to corners, joints are strong; Text block has signs of handling, binding is strong, content is clear; pp 198; Additional shipping cost may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions.
London: South Kensington Museum, 1878. Octavo; Fair+ Hardcover; Brown spine with Gold text; Boards shaken, partial separation from spine, moderate edgewear, moderate shelfwear, bumping and rubbing to corners, significant rubbing to spine edges and joints; Textblock has toning from age, writing in pencil on reverse of front endpaper and half title page, split hinge along title page, small brown marks on some pages, foxing along fore edge of textblock; 218 pp.
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.
Maine: THe President & Trustees of Bowdoin College, 1976. First Edition. Quarto; VG/VG; dust jacket spine rust red w/black txt, clean tear at tail of DJ, some chipping at head, general wear, foxing & staining on inside of DJ flaps; boards firm & clean; binding strong; pages exhibit very little wear or aging except for foxing on txt block otherwise in very good cond. 292pp + 146 prints.
Framingham, MA: Old America Company, 1924. Small Quarto; VG-/no-DJ; Green fabric spine with gilded text. Boards have wear, rubbing on edges, some soiling, minor bumping on corners, apart from that, binding strong; Textblock has pencil marks on bottom edges, age toned, toning spots on front end paper, otherwise, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 716; May require extra pricing for shipping international.
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1948. Reprinted. Large Thick Octavo; unpaginated; VG-/no-DJ; blue spines with gilt text; 2 volumes; sunned red slipcase shows heavy rubbing to exterior; some chipping to edges; cloths show moderate sunning to spines; strong boards; text blocks have slight wear to exterior edges; interiors clean; profusely illustrated with black and white photographs; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Framingham: Old America Company, 1917. Octavo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, tan without print; Boards in tan cloth mild wear to corners and spine caps, surface tear to spine, small stains to rear, front and spine, bumping to bottom edge, shelfwear; Text block has vendor label on rear endpapers, spine break at page 96, tanning to page 89, foxing on last page, mild age-toning to paper; 192 pages, illustrated (b&w).
Framingham, MA: Old America Company, 1924. revised edition; illustrated with more than fifteen hundred examples. Thick, large quarto in black hardcovers with gold letters; VG; moderate soiling and fraying on corners and spine edges; binding strong; gutters dusty; external edges sunned; paper slightly faded; pp. 716; plates in black and white interspersed throughout; includes ephemera about Mr. Nutting and a letter signed by him in 1932; shelved in Room 13; please contact us for shipping costs.
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1949. Reprinted. Large octavo; pp 548; G-/Poor; beige spine with brown text; this volume only; dust jacket has severe chipping to spine edges; sunned exterior; chips to fore corners; mylar wraps; cloth has moderately sunned exterior; slight rubbing to edges; strong boards; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; interior light lightly toned; illustrated.