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.
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Athens: Ekdotike Athenson S.A., 1983. Quarto; pp 269; VG/VG-; blue spine with yellow text; dust jacket has slight sunning to exterior, small closed tear to front tail edge, slight chipping to rear head edge; cloth shows minimal wear to exterior, strong boards; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; interior clean;.
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 & 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.
New York: American Numismatic Society, 1984. Reprint edition. Quarto; Reprint edition; G+/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, cream with brown print; Boards in cream cloth with brown print, stray pencil marks on front, small mark on rear, mild wear to corners and spine caps; Text block clean and tight; ix, 120 pages, illustrated (44 b&w plates).
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.
New York: Harper & Row, 1985. First U.S. Edition. Quarto (oblong); First U.S. Edition; G/G-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, black with white print; DJ is illustrated, white print, tear at top of spine and to front top edge, edgewear, shelfwear; Boards in blue cloth, mild wear to bottom and top edges, shaken binding; Text block has small tear at top of rear hinge, clean text; 192 pages, illustrated (some color).
London, Great Britain: New Cavendish Books, 1997. First UK Edition. slim, tall Qto. VG+/ - no DJ. solid red HC spine with small black titling. oversize pictorial color HC panels. neat spine ends and extremities. bright illustrated endpapers, each sheet a montage of images, a nostalgic arrangement of souvenirs, film and fashion magazines, fireworks, comics, confectionary and more. densely filled with illustrations, all colorful with neatly aligned corners, edges smooth. 60 pp. ISBN# 1872727336.
Greensboro. NC: Page-Frederiksen Publishing Company, 1995. Quarto; pp 104; VG-; purple/lavender spine with white text; cloth has slight rubbing to exterior; lightly bumped corners; previous bookshop's small sticker to rear; strong boards; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; interior clean; profusely illustrated;.
Great Britain: Antique Collector's Club, 1981. UK Printing. Qto. VG/VG-. ivory glossy DJ spine with black titling; mid-spine author, pictorial segment and smaller black publisher at tail end. spine ends abraded and a tinge browned. some closed cuts to illustrated panel edges. slim, text filled inner flaps are also tinged brown. medium brown clothbound HB with stamped gold titling. decorative endpapers. initial and final sheets are foxed, only faintly to color frontispiece and title page. main textblock guide unmarred, with ivory glossy sheets, profusely illustrated with more than 1400 very lavish figures and text. head and fore-edge show some foxing. condition noted, as is. 506 pp. ISBN# 090202891X.
New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2001. Small Quarto; pp 276; VG/VG-; dark mustard yellow spine with black and cream text; dust jacket has light wear to exterior; mild edge wear; cloth clean; strong boards; text block has little wear to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; interior clean; profusely illustrated;.
London, England: N.A.G. Press Ltd., C. 1950. Third Edition. small Qto. VG-/ - no DJ. dark green leatherlike exterior spine, abraded ends and scuffed much, no titles. heavy edgewear follows the thin panel bottoms and along the fore-edge side of boards. original hue is darkened from exposure and placement, partial toning to cover with centered black capitals but solid rear. ink name of prior owner on left fep, gently toned endpages. no marks or writing to the sheets, corners and sheets neatly aligned. slim edges gray. as is. complete in 125 pp.
London: David Bogue, 1849. Octavo; Fair/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print; Boards in brown, embossed cloth with gold print, wear to corners and spine caps, bump to top corner, spotting (stains), wear to hinges and edges, shelfwear; Text block has book plate and name in ink on front pastedown, spotting to edges, foxing to plates, spine break at page 128 with following pages secured only by binding string; viii, 146 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w drawings, color plates).
Paris: Les Editions G. Van Oest, 1929. Quarto; Poor; Paperback; Spine, cream with black print; Cover has edgewear, smudging, shelfwear; Text block separating from cover, disintegrated binding so that pages and sections are loose or held in place only by binding string, some uncut pages; Text in French; 153 pages, illustrated (48 b&w plates).
Bonn: Peter Hanstein & Sohne, 1914. Auction catalog. Folio; good.wraps; brown spine with no text; front panel with dark blue and black titles; shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 58 pp.; plus 8 single sided plates with multiple images; age-toning; sunned; split starts, hinges and spine; else good; ---TEXT IN GERMAN.
Stony Brook, NY: The Museums at Stony Brook, 1980. Quarto; pp 192; G/paperback; ivory spine with black text; covers show some stains to exterior, with toning toward spine and head edges; minor chipping to spine edges; text block has slight shelf wear to exterior edges; cracking to front gutter, as is; interior clean; arts - American; Collections.
New York, NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1948. First Edition. Qto. VG/G. grayish taupe DJ spine, heavily abraded with decorative tip torn away, black uppercase titling complete above large floral and decorative stem illustrations enhance the abraded spine in color, tiny black publisher at red tipped tail. front and rear panels have chips, closed tears and wear, and intact wide inner flaps. sky blue clothbound HB, yellow labels imprinted on spine, with stamped small black titling. decorative map endsheets. extensive list of illustrations, titled items grouped by category and section for color illustrations also. b/w images, detailed and clear, no writing or marks to the ivory sheets with extensive textblock details aside most illustrations. rear color section is p. 215-246 of plates, complete in 246 pp. NOTE : "A" printed on the copyright page.
Kernersville: JoAnne Pratt, 1981. Limited edition. Octavo (oblong); G; Paperback; Ex-Library; Spine, white with black print; Cover has library stamp and red pencil mark on front, mild edgewear, slight curl to corners, mild bump to spine tail, slight tear to rear cover at top of spine; Text block clean and tight; 72 pages, illustrated (some color).
Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1979. First edition. Quarto; VG/G-; black spine with red text; dust jacket is edge worn, notably so at head of spine and corners, with a two inch closed tear along the rear flap; boards are strong and clean; text block is clean except for faint speckles on top and fore edge; pp 244. Additional shipping charges may apply for oversized books to certain locations. Cannot ship economy internationally.
London & New York: G. P Putnam's Sons, 1926. first edition. Small quarto; G/no-DJ; navy blue spine with gilt text; cloth has sunned spine; exterior panels are lightly rubbed w/ slightly bumped fore corners, light dent on front fore edge; minor fraying at spine edges; text block shows slightly age toned exterior edges; light foxing on first & last few pages; deckled fore edge; previous book plate on front pastedown; ffep & half title page have light ink stamped writing; slight cracking at pp 32-33, 224-225 and at rear end paper & pastedown, along binding; pp 259.
London: B. T. Batsford, 1953. 1st Edition. Octavo; VG/VG/ Hardcover; light blue spine with black text; dust jacket has clear, mylar protective covering, head of the spine of the dust jacket has minor scars; rear of the dust jacket is severely stained; boards have moderate marks and a minor wrinkle; text block is moderately age-toned but clean and legible; 160p.
Great Britain: Phaidon / Christie's Limited, 1989. UK Printing. slim 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. white DJ spine has bold black tilting. fully color pictorial jacket front with edgewear present aside the upper left spine, a closed tear. two dry soil spots flaw the partly illustrated rear. slim inner flaps, front is price-clipped. turquoise clothbound HB with stamped gold titles, adjacent boards sturdy. clear ivory fep/ffep and textblock interior with 35 plates, 60 color illustrations. solidly bound within, clear exterior edges. 80 pp. ISBN# 0714880620.
Strasburg, Virginia: Shenandoah Publishing House, Inc., 1929. Octavo; pp 277; G/no-DJ; tan spine with gilt text; cloth shows some shelf wear, heavy sunning to spine, slight wear to edges, strong boards; text block has light toning to exterior edges, previous bookshop's label to front pastedown; interior clean;.
Somerset, England: Richard Dennis, 1991. Octavo; pp 312; VG-/Poor; light blue spine with green text; dust jacket has severe tear to front tail edge; slight sunning toward edges; mylar wraps; some minor chipping to head edge; cloth shows moderate soiling to exterior, some wear to edges; slight sunning to boards; text block has slight toning toward edges throughout text pages, otherwise interior unmarked.
South Brunswick and New York / London: A. S. Barnes and Company / Thomas Yoseloff Ltd., 1969. Quarto; VG-/Good-; dj, matte white spine with black text; dj, moderate scuffing; light stains; HB, black cloth spine with bright green text; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; binding, shaken; text block, clean; text illustrations and plates, many in full color; 205pp. SBN 498-06867-6.
London: Connoisseur Ltd., 1933. Quarto; G- Hardcover; Brown spine with Gold text; Boards strong, cocking to spine, slight bowing to front cover, rubbing to corners, some edgewear, some shelfwear; Textblock has writing in pencil on title page and page 420, pages are warped, black spot on both sides of page opposite title page, smudging on title page of each section, ink stamp on rear endpaper, toning/staining near page edges; 420 pp.
London: Connoisseur Ltd., 1933. Quarto; G- Hardcover; Light Brown spine with Gold text; Boards strong, cocking to spine, bumping and rubbing to corners, color fading near edges, some edgewear, some shelfwear; Textblock has writing in pencil on title page, embossed stamp on title page, some warping to pages, reddish-brown stains on 10+ pages in front half of textblock, staining around edges, writing in pencil on page 422; 422 pp.
Grand Rapids: Dover Publications, Inc., 1931. Octavo; VG/VG/ Hardcover; brown spine with red text; book has clear, mylar protective covering; head of the spine and top tip of book have rubbings; boards has minor edge-wear at the rear otherwise clean and sturdy; text block is moderately age-toned but clean and legible; 101 plates.
London: Sampson Low, Son, and Marston, 1870. Octavo; G-/no DJ; Ex-library; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, blue with gold print, library call number label at bottom; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, mitred edges, tattering to spine caps, wear to edges and corners; Text block has gilt edges, two labels on front pastedown, spine break at page 96, mild age-toning to paper; xx, 272 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (“illustrated with eight autotypes, and sixty-three engravings on wood”).
New York: Universe Books, Inc., 1961. First American edition. Folio; VG/G-; Blue spine with gold text; Dust jacket has moderate edge wear, one inch close tear near corner on tail edge, scuffing, age toning and foxing, repairs made with tape on inside of jacket along head edge; Boards are age toned along edges, clean and undamaged; Text block edge is age toned and foxed, foxing on end-papers and paste-downs, occasional faint foxing in margins, some ink transfer between pages with bold black inks, otherwise unmarked and undamaged; 431pp.