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Recent Acquisitions

WINTER, 2010


 


1. Adams, Bill (ed.). Sheffield Exhibition Knives. Salem; Old World Publishing: 1999. A fabulously photographed 'exhibition' of the finest knives from that world-renowned knife-making capitol, Sheffield. "Here you will see daggers and Bowie knives fit for a king -or an oriental potentate. There are multi-bladed sportsmen's knives, fishing knives with hook removers...some of the knives have been identified as being exhibited in the 1851 Crystal Palace Exhibition or in the Great Exposition in London in 1879". Hardcover. 8.5"x11", 245+ pages, loaded with color plates, dust jacket. In fine condition. [33696] $150.00


 


2. Adlmann, J.E., et al. Vienna Moderne: 1898-1918. An Early Encounter between Taste and Utility. Houston; Sarah Campbell Blaffer Gallery: 1979. A very fine loan exhibition, featuring glass, silver, ceramics and furniture, as well as some graphics and many old photographs., and a selection of artists' marks and monograms. Softcover. 7.5"x11", 96 pages, b/w and color illustrations; light soil. [33723] $40.00


 


3. Aldred, Cyril. Jewels of the Pharaohs. Egyptian Jewelry of the Dynastic Period. New York; Ballantine Books: 1978. One of the loveliest books on ancient Egyptian jewelry, with many color plates. Aldred has separate chapters on the recovery of ancient jewels; materials; craftsmen and their tools; techniques; and forms. Hardcover. 7.5"x10", 256 pages, color and b/w illustrations, dj. [33856] $45.00


 


4. Alexander Lindley Snuff Bottle Collection at Auction. East Dennis; Robert C. Eldred: August 27, 1992. The catalog to the auction of a very fine collection of antique snuff bottles in glass, amber, cloisonne, ivory, jade and other materials. Softcover. 8.5"x11", 50 pages 199 lots, color and black & white illustrations. Light wear. [33838] $40.00


 


5. Allen, Gloria Seaman. First Flowerings. Early Virginia Quilts. Washington; DAR Museum: 1987. The catalog to a loan exhibition of early Virginia quilts that drew on both public and private collections. Twenty-two quilts made between 1780 and 140 are illustrated and described. Softcover. 8"x12", 46 pages, color and black & white illustrations. Light soil. [33666] $85.00


 


6. Ames, Kenneth L. Beyond Necessity: Art in the Folk Tradition. Winterthur Museum: 1977. Catalog of an exhibition based on the Winterthur collections, and also a re-analysis of what constitutes "folk art", as Kenneth Ames' essay "The Paradox of Folk Art" explores whether folk "art" is really "folk" art. Softcover. 7"x9", 131 pages, well illustrated in b/w and color; light wear. [33670] $35.00


 


7. Art Deco Schmuck und Bucher aus Frankreich. Schmuckmuseum Pforzheim: 1975. An exhibition of beautiful French art deco jewelry and book bindings from two Paris collections. Softcover. 8"x9", about 150 pages, many b/w, several color illustrations. Light wear. [33729] $50.00


 


8. Art Deco. Sint-Niklaas; Stedelijk Museum: 1980. The catalog to an exhibition of Art Deco decorative arts, graphics, architecture and other arts at this Belgian museum. Especially interesting is a section on Art Deco architecture in Sint-Niklaas itself. Dutch text. Softcover. 8"x8", 151 pages, black & white illustrations. Light wear. [33728] $65.00


 


9. The Artistic Heritage of Newport and the Narragansett Bay. Newport; William Vareika Fine Arts: 1990. A catalog of views of Newport, Rhode Island and the Narragansett Bay. Softcover. 11"x8.5", 44 pages, many color and some b/w illustrations. Light wear. [33738] $20.00


 


10. Artner, Tivadar. Horse and Horseman in Art. Budapest; Corvina Kiado: 1982. An amusing journey through ages of art illustrating horses and their riders, from Paleolithic cave paintings to Pablo Picasso. Hardcover. 8.5"x9.5", 43 pages plus 48 color plates, dj. Light wear. [33864] $25.00


 


11. Ash, Douglas. How to Identify English Silver Drinking Vessels 600-1830. London; G. Bell and Sons: 1964. This clever little study begins with the Saxons and "Mediaeval Prelude", and moves to Tudor, Stuart, Queen Anne, and Georgian days. Raise your mug to this one! Hardcover. 5.5"x8.5", 159 pages, 24 b/w plates and 104 line illustrations, dj. Jacket chipped. [33817] $40.00


 


12. Bacot, H. Parrott. Southern Furniture and Silver. The Federal Period, 1788-1830. Baton Rouge; Anglo-American Art Museum: 1968. The catalog to an important loan exhibition of Southern Federal-period furniture and silver, which drew from a number of important private collections. Quite scarce. Softcover. 10"x8", 35 pages, black & white illustrations. Light soil. [33855] $125.00


 


13. Bangs, Christopher. The Lear Collection: A Study of Copper-Alloy Socket Candlesticks A.D. 200-1700. Easton; Kings Hill Publications: 1995. A wonderful, well illustrated survey, and if you do anything with old lighting or metalwares you would be foolish indeed not to own a copy. Hardcover. 8.5"x11.5", 398 pages, color and b&w illustrations. Fine. [33748] $150.00


 


14. Barradas, Dr. Jose Perez de. 80 Masterpieces from the Gold Museum. Bogota; Banco de la Republica: 1954. The catalog to a traveling loan exhibition of 80 superb examples of pre-Columbian goldwork from the Museo del Oro in Columbia. Softcover. 6.5"x9", 20 pages of text plus 4 color and 76 b/w plates. Light wear, a little soil. [33858] $25.00


 


15. [Barry Collection] The Barry Collection and Other Historical Americana... New York; American Art Association: January 21st, 1939. Captain John Barry commanded the Revolutionary War frigate "Alliance" and was given Commission #1 in the American Navy in 1797. This sale included his copybook of letters from the "Alliance", pocket watch, silver tankard, cutlass, punch bowl, ring, uniform, signal book, log book, and more. Also George Washington's boot box and silver seal. Softcover. 7.5"x10", 41 pages, 96 lots, many b/w illustrations. Covers with some soil, light wear. Prices noted in the margins. [33819] $40.00


 


16. Bartlett, John. English Decorative Ceramics, Art Nouveau to Art Deco. London; Kevin Francis Publishing Ltd.: 1989. "A concise guide to the most notable English potteries from 1875-1939. Individual artists, potters, historical background, products, marks, and references". A very valuable guide to many of the lesser-known English potteries of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Includes marks. Softcover. 8.5"x11", 120 pages, color and b/w illustrations. Light wear. [33779] $35.00


 


17. Bellini, Mario & Giovanni Conti. Maioliche Italiane del Rinascimento. Milan; Antonio Vallardi Editore: 1964. A well-illustrated survey of Italian maiolica of the 15th and 16th centuries. Incudes Tuscany, Gubbio, Urbino, Venice, and Sicily. Hardcover. 8.5"x11", 180 pages, many b/w, some color illustrations. Light wear. [33908] $65.00


 


18. [Benguiat] Italian Furniture of the XVI - XVII - XVIII Centuries, including a large group from the Davanzati Palace, Florence. Spanish, Italian Brocades, Laces, Velvets and Embroideries. Ispahan and other Rare Rugs, Gothic & Brussels Renaissance Tapestries. Sold by Order of the Owners Messrs. V. and L. Benguiat. New York; American Art Association / Anderson Galleries: April 3,4,5, 1930. Sale 3835. The auction of a fine selection of early Italian furniture, Italian and Spanish textiles, and oriental rugs from the stock of these famous, globe-trotting dealers. Softcover. 7"x10.5", 157 pages, 604 lots, black & white illustrations. Covers soiled, some wear, "Library of Congress Surplus Duplicate" stamp on cover. [33820] $125.00


 


19. Berg, Sven Dan & George Hassell. The Geddy Foundry. Colonial Williamsburg Foundation: 1992. An excellent look at how silver or brass candlesticks and other objects were cast and assembled, illustrated with period prints as well as photographs of craftsmen at the Geddy Foundry using historic methods and tools. Softcover. 8"x10", 60 pages, color and b/w illustrations; light wear. [33744] $60.00


 


20. Biddle, James. American Art from American Collections. Decorative Arts, Paintings and Prints of the Colonial and Federal Periods, from Private Collections, in an Exhibition Sponsored by The Friends of the American Wing. New York; Metropolitan Museum of Art: 1963.Deluxe edition, limited to 455 copies. This exhibition was predominately devoted to furniture, with a good amount of silver as well as selections of prints, paintings, miniatures, glass and textiles. Hardcover. 8"x10.5", 114 pages, b/w illustrations. The Deluxe edition, bound in full dark blue leather with gilt titles, signed by Biddle. Light cover wear. [33747] $125.00


 


21. Boney, Knowles. Liverpool Porcelain of the eighteenth century and its makers. London; Portman Press: 1989. First published in 1957, this classic of English ceramics literature describes the rise, development, and decline of the great 18th century Liverpool porcelain industry. Hardcover. 7.5"x10", 223 pages, b/w, dj. Light wear. [33782] $45.00


 


22. Boukobza, Andre. Poteries et Ceramiques Marocaines. Casablanca; Alpha: 1974. A wonderfully illustrated study of antique and modern pottery of Morocco, traditional designs and techniques, etc. Hardcover. 9.5"x12", 155 pages, packed with color illustrations. Light wear. [33678] $125.00


 


23. Brackett, Oliver. Catalogue of English Furniture & Woodwork. Volume III: Late Stuart to Queen Anne. London; V&A Museum, Department of Woodwork: 1927. A study of fine of English furniture & woodwork from 1660-1714 in the collection of the V&A. Hardcover. 7"x10", 52 pages plus 56 b/w plates. Light wear. [33784] $35.00


 


24. Brown, Kathryn H. Selig. Eternal Presence. Handprints and Footprints in Buddhist Art. Katonah Museum of Art: 2005. "After ten years of extensive research, Kathryn Selig Brown curated this landmark exhibition of approximately 50 objects that date from the 2nd century BCE through the 20th century." Softcover. 9"x12", 80 pages, color illustrations. New. [90338] $25.00


 


25. Bulletin of the Paperweight Collectors' Association, 1966-67, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973. Seven complete annual issues, bound together (with covers) into green cloth as a single volume. Hardcover. 8.5"x11", 348 pages, color and black & white illustrations. Light wear, a little scattered soil. [33750] $250.00


 


26. Burgess, F.W. Chats on Old Copper and Brass. New York; A.A. Wyn: 1955. 2nd, revised edition. First published in 1914, and revised and updated here by Cyril G.E. Bunt. Includes domestic brasswork, lighting, bells, instruments, horse brasses, and much more. Hardcover. 5.5"x8", 184 pgs plus 46 b/w plates, dj. Light wear. [33777] $20.00


 


27. Burton, William. Porcelain. Its Nature, Art and Manufacture. London; B.T. Batsford: 1920s. First published in 1906. A history of the development of porcelain in China, Japan and Europe from early times, with about half the book given over to the Chinese. Hardcover. 6"x9", viii + 264 pages plus 50 b/w plates. Light cover wear. [33757] $20.00


 


28. Calabi, Silvio. The Collector's Guide to Antique Fishing Tackle. Rods, Reels, Lures, Decoys, Art & Accessories, Guidelines. Secaucus; The Wellfleet Press: 1989. A well-illustrated and interesting survey and history of antique and vintage fishing equipment, including rods, reels, lures, fish decoys, fishing art & accessories, and notes for collectors. Hardcover. 9.5"x12.5", 224 pages, color illustrations, dust jacket. Some wear. [33795] $35.00


 


29. Carpenter, Ralph E. The Arts & Crafts of Newport, Rhode Island 1640-1820. Preservation Society of Newport: 1954. An important catalog of furniture, silver and portraits. A cornerstone reference. Softcover. 8.5"x11", 271 pages, b/w illustrations. Light wear. [33707] $250.00


 


30. Carvel, John L. The Alloa Glass Work. An Account of Its Development Since 1750. Privately printed by T. and A. Constable, Ltd.: 1953. The story of one of Scotland's leading bottle producers from the 18th century to the 1950s. Hardcover. 6.5"x10", 103 pages, color frontispiece and b/w plates. Near fine. [33798] $75.00


 


31. Chess Sets and European Ivories. London; Sotheby's Belgravia: April 15, 1980. The catalog to an auction of fine antique chess sets. Softcover. 8"x8", 52 pages, 187 lots, color and b/w illustrations. Light wear. [33839] $25.00


 


32. Chu-tsing Li. Chinese Fan Paintings from the Collection of Mr. Chan Yee-Pong. university of Kansas Museum of Art: no date (around 1970). An exhibition catalog of fans from this private collection, from the 16th century to the 20th. Softcover. 8"x8", 20 pages, 13 fans illustrated in b/w. Light soil. [33862] $25.00


 


33. Clarke, Samuel M. Worcester Porcelain in the Colonial Williamsburg Collection. Colonial Williamsburg Foundation: 1987. A beautifully illustrated catalog the Foundation's fine collection of Wall Period Worcester (1750-1785). Softcover. 7"x10", 58 pages, color and black & white illustrations. Light wear. [33689] $20.00


 


34. Colglazier, Gail Nessell. Springfield Furniture, 1700-1850. A Large and Rich Assortment. Connecticut Valley Historical Museum: 1990. the catalog to a loan exhibition of 32 pieces from private and public collections. The catalog includes a checklist of identified Springfield cabinetmakers of the period. Uncommon. Softcover. 9"x8.5", 56 pages, b/w and color illustrations. Light soil. [33904] $100.00


 


35. Constable, W G. The Painter's Workshop. London; Oxford University Press: 1954. The noted art historian W.G. Constable explores how painters have worked from the Middle Ages to recent times. He discusses equipment, workshop organization, painting processes and mediums, restoration, etc. Hardcover. 7"x9.5", 148 pages plus 25 b/w plates, dj. Light wear, a little soil. [33773] $35.00


 


36. [Constable-Maxwell] Catalogue of the Constable-Maxwell Collection of Ancient Glass. London; Sotheby Parke-Bernet: June 4-5, 1979. The well-illustrated auction catalog of a very fine collection of ancient glass. Hardcover. 7.5"x10.5", 209 pages, 355 lots, color and b/w illustrations, dj. Prices realized sheet loosely inserted. [33675] $50.00


 


37. Cort, Louise Allison & Jan Stuart. Joined Colors. Decoration and Meaning in Chinese Porcelain. Ceramics from Collectors in the Min Chiu Society, Hong Kong. Washington; Arthur M. Sackler Gallery: 1993. "The gemlike beauty of multicolored enamel decoration on white porcelain is the focus of this volume of 79 Chinese porcelains of the Ming and Qing dynasties from the collections of members of the Min Chiu Society of Hong Kong. Reign marks are illustrated for each piece". Softcover. 8.5"x11", 158 pages, color and b/w illustrations. Near fine. [33769] $100.00


 


38. Cort, Louise Allison. Shigaraki. Potter's Valley. Bangkok; Orchid Press: 2001. "For over seven centuries, farmer-potters of Shigaraki, a rural valley outside the ancient Japanese capital of Kyoto, have used the distinctive clays of their region to make a broad variety of storage jars and tea-ceremony wares that occupy a key place in the aesthetic of Japanese wood-fired stoneware." Hardcover. 8.5"x12", 428 pgs, 52 color and 300 b/w illustrations, dj. [90342] $60.00


 


39. Crosby, Everett U. Eastman Johnson at Nantucket. His Paintings and Sketches of Nantucket People and Scenes. Nantucket; Everett U. Crosby: 1944. Limited to 200 copies for private distribution. A very nice copy of one of the rarest and most desirable American art reference books. Johnson worked on Nantucket for 20 years, and Crosby was one of the island's most diligent historians. This was an attempt to document all the paintings and sketches Eastman made of the island. Hardcover. 8.5"x11", 67 pages, 46 full-page b/w plates, 1 b/w illustration and a portrait frontispiece of the artist. Light wear to the covers, penciled note taped to the endpaper -"For Bobbie from the author's son". $2,000.00


 


40. Culme, John. English Silver. The Jerome & Rita Gans Collection. Addendum. Virginia Museum of Fine Arts: 1999. A well illustrated catalog of antique English silver added to the collection after 1992. Softcover. 8.5"x10.5", 64 pages, color and b/w illustrations. [33853] $20.00


 


41. Cumming, W.O. History of Elgin Silver. Elgin Silver Marks. [Elgin, 1980s?] A short history of silversmithing in Elgin, Scotland, a list of 16th-19th century silversmiths, notes on marks, etc. Scarce. Softcover. 6"x8.5", 11 pages, black & white illustrations. Light wear. [33849] $45.00


 


42. Cummings, James. Master Chair Makers of Continental Europe, 1725-1825. An Exhibition and Sale. New York; The Chinese Porcelain Company: 1999. A beautifully produced catalog of 9 superb chairs or sets of chairs and settees by master cabinetmakers, mostly French. Includes signed examples, and a pair of chairs made for Napoleon. Hardcover. 9"x12", 71 pages, color illustrations, some folding, dj. Light soil. [33873] $50.00


 


43. Curtis, George M., et al. American Church Silver of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries. Boston; Museum of Fine Arts: 1911. The most quietly elegant of all the early exhibition catalogs. The exhibition included secular plate as well. Hardcover. 7"x10", 163 pages, plus 38 b/w plates with tissue guards. Light wear. [33804] $150.00


 


45. Delhom, M. Mellanay. English Pottery -The Delhom Gallery Guide. A descriptive and illustrated catalogue of Historical English Pottery on exhibit in the Delhom Gallery. Charlotte; The Mint Museum: 1982. A guide to fine 18th Century English pottery in the Delhom Collection- Wedgwood, Whieldon, Leeds, Ralph Wood, saltglazed stonewares, tinglazed wares, and more. Softcover. 7.5"x9", 158 pages, 12 color plates and 260 b/w illustrations. Moderate wear, a few penned notes. [33766] $25.00


 


46. Delieb, Eric & Michael Roberts. The Great Silver Manufactory. Matthew Boulton & the Birmingham Silversmiths, 1760-1790. London; Studio Vista: 1971. A "definitive study of a major British silver factory during its finest period, the works produced, and an account of its master and the men he employed". Hardcover. 9"x10", 144 pages, color and b/w illustrations, dj. Light wear. $65.00


 


47. Dewhurst, C.Kurt, et al. Religious Folk Art in America. Reflections of Faith. New York; E.P. Dutton/Museum of American Folk Art: 1983. Based on an important loan exhibition of 19th and 20th century folk art, including paintings sculpture, carvings, and other pieces. Softcover. 8.5"x11", 163 pages, b/w illustrations. Light wear. $30.00


 


48. Dobie, Kirkpatrick H. Dumfries Silversmiths. Privately published: (1970s). An interesting little research project into regional Scottish silver. Marks are illustrated and there are silversmith biographies. Softcover. 6"x8.5", 31 pages, b/w illustrations. [33850] $65.00


 


49. Dow, George Francis. The Arts & Crafts in New England 1704-1775. Topsfield; The Wayside Press: 1927. One of 97 special copies on rag paper in patterned boards. "Gleanings from Boston newspapers relating to painting, engraving, silversmiths, pewterers, clockmakers, furniture, pottery, old houses, costume, trades and occupations". Hardcover. 7"x10.5", 326 pages, b/w plates. Batik-patterned boards and a black linen spine. Light wear. [33698] $275.00


 


50. Edward Hicks' The Peaceable Kingdom with the Leopard of Serenity. New York; Sotheby's: May 22, 2008. The catalog to the auction of a particularly fine and interesting example of Edward Hicks' famous "Kingdom" paintings. Softcover. 8.5"x10.5", 32 pages, color illustrations. Light wear. [33836] $25.00


 


51. Edwards, Ralph. Catalogue of English Furniture & Woodwork. Volume IV: Georgian. London; V&A Museum, Department of Woodwork: 1931. A study of fine English furniture & woodwork from 1714-1830 in the collection of the V&A. Hardcover. 7"x10", 95 pages plus 58 b/w plates. Light wear. [33785] $35.00


 


52. Eidelberg, Martin. From Our Native Clay. Art Pottery from the Collections of the American Ceramic Arts Society. New York; The American Ceramic Arts Society: 1987. A superbly illustrated survey with brilliant color photos. Softcover. 8.5"x11", 111 pages, color illustrations. Light wear. [33667] $40.00


 


53. [Faberge] The Winter Egg by Carl Faberge. Geneva; Christie's: November 16, 1994. A special catalog completely devoted to lot 3494 of a larger sale- this lot being the magnificent Faberge Easter egg given by Czar Nicholas II to his mother, the Dowager Empress in 1913. The catalog includes much historical detail and many photographs. Softcover. 8.5"x10.5", 33 pages, color and b/w illustrations. Light wear. [33821] $40.00


 


54. Fennimore, Donald L. Iron at Winterthur. Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum: 2004. "Iron at Winterthur, a catalogue of the extensive but previously unpublished collection at the museum, fills an oft--neglected niche in the field of decorative arts-that of the history and use of iron in the everyday life of 17th, 18th, and 19th century Americans". Hardcover. 11.5"x10", 428 pages, 425 b/w illustrations, dj. Fine. [90346] $70.00


 


55. Field, June. Collecting Georgian and Victorian Crafts. New York; Charles Scribner's Sons: 1973. This study includes paperwork, feather and shell work, fabric and tinsel pictures, glass and ribbon painting, needlework, wool, bead and hair crafts, and accessories used for all these activities. Hardcover. 7.5"x10", 162 pages, 238 illustrations, some in color, dj. Jacket with some wear. [33887] $25.00


 


56. Franco, Barbara. Masonic Symbols in American Decorative Arts. Lexington; Museum of Our National Heritage: 1976. The catalog to an important loan exhibition of antique ceramics, glass, textiles, furniture, silver, metalware, and other objects with Masonic symbols. The catalog also includes the extensive essay "The Use of Masonic Symbols in American Decorative Arts". Softcover. 8.5"x8.5", 110 pages, b/w, dj. Light wear. [33814] $75.00


 


57. Gebogenes Holz. Konstruktive Entwurfe Wien 1840-1910. Wien; Kunstlerhaus Wien: 1979. Modernism in chair design- the catalog to an exhibition of chairs by Michael Thonet, Adolf Loos, Otto Wagner, Kolo Moser, Josef Hoffman, Gustav Siegel, Josef Urban, Fritz Nagel, Marcel Kammerer and Anton Lorenz. Softcover. 8.5"x11", 114 pages plus 94 black & white plates. Light wear. [33730] $150.00


 


58. Getz-Gentle, Pat. Ancient Art of the Cyclades. Katonah Museum of Art: 2006. "This exhibition celebrates the much-admired works of art created during the third millennium B.C. by craftsmen of the Cycladic islands of the Aegean Sea". Softcover. 8.5"x11", 64 pages, color and b/w illustrations. Fine. [90344] $30.00


 


59. Gill, Margaret A.V. A Handbook of Newcastle Silver. Newcastle upon Tyne; Frank Graham: 1978. A very useful handbook of Newcastle silversmiths, their marks, and their work. Softcover. 8.5"x6", 64 pages, black & white illustrations. Light soil. [33811] $125.00


 


60. Gillerman, Dorothy. Transformations of the Court Style. Gothic Art in Europe, 1270-1330. Providence; Brown University, Department of Art & Museum of Art, RISD: 1977. The catalog to a loan exhibition which drew on a number of public and some private collections. The objects include sculpture, silver & gold, textiles, paintings, and manuscript illuminations. Softcover. 8.5"x10.5", 163 pages, black & white illustrations. Light wear. [33865] $25.00


 


61. Girard, Alexander. The Magic of a People. Folk Art and Toys from the Collection of the Girard Foundation. New York; Viking Press: 1968. "An enchanting book of folk art gathered from the villages of Panama, Mexico, Brazil, Peru, Guatemala, Bolivia, Costa Rica, Venezuela, Chile, Ecuador, and other countries, based on the popular at HemisFair '68 in San Antonio, Texas". Hardcover. 9"x8.5", 68 pages, color illustrations, dj. Light wear. [33674] $75.00


 


62. Glancey, Jonathan. Pillar Boxes. London; Chatto & Windus: 1989. This well-illustrated, information-packed book tells the story of the British Postal "pillar box", from their introduction in the 1850s to the 1970s. Softcover. 6.5"x8", 81 pages, b/w and color illustrations. Some wear. [33867] $25.00


 


63. Godden, Geoffrey A. Encyclopedia of British Pottery and Porcelain Marks. New York; Bonanza Books: no date, 1970s. A long-loved standard reference. Essential. Hardcover, 7.5"x10", 765 pages, dj. A very nice copy. [33788] $75.00


 


64. Gordon, Elinor & Horace W. Oriental Lowestoft. Elinor Gordon: 1963. 3rd ed. A handy little booklet which explains the fundamentals of collecting Oriental Lowestoft ware, issued by a renowned dealer. Spiral bound; 5.5"x7", 51 pages, b/w illustrations. Fine. [33813] $20.00


 


65. Gotch, J. Alfred. Inigo Jones. London; Methuen & Co. Ltd.: 1928. A biography of the great English architect, designer and jack-of-many-trades. Many earlier "facts" about Jones and his life are discounted. Hardcover. 6"x9", 271 pages, plus 34 b/w plates, dj. Jacket soiled, some light scattered internal foxing, else fine. [33765] $25.00


 


66. Grant, Michael. The Art and Life of Pompeii and Herculaneum. New York; Newsweek / Arnoldo Mondadori Editore: 1979. A beautifully illustrated survey of the surviving architecture, art, houses, frescoes, and other remains of Pompeii and Herculaneum. Hardcover. 9"x11.5", 171 pages, color illustrations, dj. Light wear. [33752] $25.00


 


67. Gubbins, Martin. York Assay Office & Silversmiths 1776-1858. York; William Sessions Ltd.: 1983. York marks and a history of York silversmiths and the Assay Office. Softcover. 5.5"x8.5", 77 pages, b/w illustrations. [33852] $100.00


 


68. Gura, Philip F. & James F. Bollman. America's Instrument. The Banjo in the Nineteenth Century. Chapel Hill; University of North Carolina Press: 1999. "This illustrated history traces the transformation of the banjo from primitive folk instrument to sophisticated musical machine". Hardcover, 7.5"x11", 336 pages, 97 color and 156 b/w illustrations, dj. Fine. [33891] $60.00


 


69. Hale, Richard Walden. Catalogue of Silver owned by Nicholas Sever, A.B. 1701 in 1728. Now owned by his descendants and exhibited at the Fogg Art Museum of Harvard University, 1931. Boston; Tudor Press: 1931. This catalog, a "Christmas Greeting", was beautifully presented, with hand-calligraphed text by Janet Cuyler-Newlin, and illustrations which are starkly presented -very elegant all around. The silver? There are 11 items, most by John Burt. Softcover. 6"x9", 36 pages, 14 b/w illustrations. Covers with some darkening. [33805] $100.00


 


70. Holland, Margaret. English Provincial Silver. An Account of Old Country Silver, with sections on Ireland, Scotland and Wales. Newton Abbot; David & Charles: 1971. Exeter & the West Country, York, Newcastle, Norwich, Chester, Wales, Birmingham & Sheffield. Hardcover. 5.5"x9", 240 pages, color frontispiece and many b&w illustrations, dj. Light wear. [33815] $25.00


 


71. Hollingsworth, Jane. Collecting Decanters. New York; Christie's / Mayflower Books: 1980. A well illustrated survey of the development of decanters in the 16th-19th centuries, the various types, forms, etc. Hardcover. 8"x10", 128 pages, color and line illustrations, dj. [33775] $35.00


 


72. Holme, Rathbone & Kathleen M. Frost (eds.). Decorative Art 1952-53. The Studio Year Book of Furnishing & Decoration. London; The Studio Publications: [1953]. Now this is fun- a complete review of the 1952-53 "style" season as applied to decorative arts, including ceramics, glass, silver, lighting, furniture, interior design, and fabrics. Hardcover. 9"x11.5", 128 + 20 pages of advertisements, black & white and color illustrations. Moderate wear, some soil, covers faded. [33796] $60.00


 


73. How, Commander G.E.P. Notes on Antique Silver. Summer, 1941. No.1. Edition limited to 1000 numbered copies. Commander G.E.P. How, upon retiring from the Royal Navy in the early 1930s, took his silver collecting hobby a step further and became a noted dealer specializing in early spoons, as well as all sorts of other fine silver. The "Notes" series which he published over a period of years, covered a wide variety of topics related to silver. In this inaugural issue he dealt mostly with issues of dealing and collecting antique silver, as well as collecting Scottish silver. Softcover. 8"x10", 23 pages, b/w illustrations. Light soil, several pages loose from the binding staple. [33806] $50.00


 


74. As above, 1946-47. No.5. Edition limited to 1000 numbered copies. Repairs & restorations, buying antique silver as an investment, American collectors, silver mounts, and his book on silver spoons. Softcover. 8"x10", 38 pages, b/w illustrations. Light soil. [33807] $50.00


 


75. As above, 1948-49. No.6. Edition limited to 1000 numbered copies. Is silversmithing is an art or a craft? Researching pieces, institutional purchases, and How's own collection. Softcover. 8"x10", 39 pages, b/w illustrations. Light soil. [33808] $50.00


 


76. Hu, Kemin. Modern Chinese Scholars' Rocks. A Guide for Collectors. Floating World Editions: 2006. "This book introduces nearly 50 stone types, the qualities for which they are valued and features for the stone connoisseur to look for; how to display stones." Softcover. 7"x10", 143 pages, color and b/w illustrations. Fine. [90343] $29.95


 


77. Hume, Ivor Noel. A Guide to Artifacts of Colonial America. New York; Alfred A. Knopf: 1969. Hume was the Director of the Department of Archeology at Colonial Williamsburg. If it could be dug up, he had seen it. Hardcover. 6.5"x9.5", 323 pages, b/w illustrations, dj. Some wear, a little soil. Closed rip on pp. 11/12. [33905] $35.00


 


78. Hunt, Simon, et al. Exeter and West County Silver. Exeter Museum: 1978. 2nd edition. A very thorough study, with lists of silversmiths, illustrations of marks, and much silver. Softcover. 6"x8.5", 74 pages, b/w illustrations; light soil. [33851] $85.00


 


79. Jirka-Schmitz, Patrizia. The World of Netsuke. The Werdelmann Collection at the Museum Kunst Palast Dusseldorf. Stuttgart; Arnoldsche: 2005. The Werdelmann Collection is one of the world's finest collections of its type, featuring almost 1,100 netsuke and related objects of the 17th-20th centuries, collected over a thirty-five year period. Hardcover. 9"x12", 351 pages, color and b/w illustrations, dj, slipcased. New. [90341] $150.00


 


80. Jordan, George E. George L. Viavant. Artist of the Hunt. Historical New Orleans Collection: 2003. "Inspired by the bayous, marshes, and lagoons of southern Louisiana, artist George Viavant [1872-1925] produced exquisite paintings of the birds, fish, and small game that he knew so well from years spent hunting on his family's property just outside New Orleans". Hardcover. 8.5"x10", 127 pages, color and some b/w illustrations, dj. [90349] $25.00


 


81. Katz, Janice. Japanese Paintings in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford. Oxford; Ashmolean Museum: 2003. "Ranging from the 17th to the 20th centuries, these Japanese paintings reflect a wide variety of purposes and styles. Book illustrations, botanical studies, portraits, painted fans, scrolls, and tapestries." Hardcover. 10"x11.5", 254 pages, color and b/w illustrations, dj. Fine. [33874] $50.00


 


82. Kent, Timothy Arthur. London Silver Spoonmakers 1500 to 1697. London; The Silver Society: 1981. Marks and biographies, as well as illustrations of spoons. A small but valuable reference work. Softcover. 6"x8", b/w illustrations. Light soil. [33801] $200.00


 


83. Kroes, Dr. Jochem. Chinese Armorial Porcelain for the Dutch Market. Chinese Porcelain with Coats of Arms of Dutch Families. Centraal Bureau Voor Genealogie / Waanders Publishers: 2007. A stupendous catalog of China Trade armorial porcelain for the Dutch market, based on a study of 455 different services of china. The book includes a catalog of these services, as well as extensive information on decoration and styles, services and shapes, Dutch family heraldry as seen on Chinese porcelain, and the commissioners and their families. Hardcover. 10"x12", 718 pages, color illustrations, dust jacket. Fine. [90340] $275.00


 


84. L'Art Esquimau au Canada. Ottawa; Ministre du Nord Canadien et des Ressources Nationales: 1960. 2nd printing. A well-illustrated survey of traditional and contemporary stone carvings by Canadian Eskimos. Softcover. 8.5"x11", 40 pages, b/w illustrations. Light wear. [33733] $25.00


 


85. Lalique, Marc & Marie-Claude. Lalique par Lalique. Lausanne; Societe Lalique/Edipop: 1977. A legendary volume on the art glass bookshelf, an explosive celebration of the glass and jewelry of that most graceful of French designers, Rene Lalique. Hardcover. 9.5"x12", 309 pages, color illustrations, dj. Light wear. [33709] $150.00


 


86. Lane, Arthur. A Guide to the Collection of Tiles. London; HMSO for the Victoria & Albert Museum: 1939. A scholarly catalog of V&A's collection, from Islamic and other antique tiles of the East to Dutch and Spanish productions, Mediaeval tiles, etc. Hardcover. 7.5"x10", 75 pages plus 48 b/w plates. Light wear. [33906] $40.00


 


87. [Levine Collection] The Pamela & Donald Levine Collection of American Glass and Lighting, 1825-1875. Portsmouth; Northeast Auctions: November 6, 2004, April 1, 2005, and August 5, 2005. The auction sale of a collection 25 years in the making, focused on rare Sandwich and other New England glass. Softcover. 8.5"x11", 104 pages, 707 lots, profusely illustrated in color and b/w. Light wear. [33832] $75.00


 


88. Little, W.L. Staffordshire Blue. Underglaze blue transfer-printed earthenware. New York; Crown Publishers: 1969. This is not a study of scenes, but rather a history of how it was done; the development of transfer printing and the companies which produced it. Hardcover. 7.5"x10", 160 pages, plus 119 b/w illustrations, dj. Light jacket wear. [33787] $30.00


 


89. Lowenstein, Tom. Treasures of the Buddha. The Glories of Sacred Asia. Castle Hill; Lifetime Distributors: 2006. "This book, illustrated with more than 160 color photographs, is a catalog of treasures in the various Asian lands where Buddhism took root, from northern India to Tibet, Nepal, Burma, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Vietnam, Cambodia, China, Korea, and Japan." Hardcover. 9.5"x12", 224 pages, color illustrations, dj. Fine. [33876] $25.00


 


90. [Lowndes Collection] The Stanley H. Lowndes Collection of American Furniture and Decorations. New York; Anderson Galleries: April 29th-May 4th, 1935. Sale 4178. The catalog to the auction of a noted early collector. Stanley Lowndes [1857-1914] was a Long Island oysterman who made a fortune cultivating large-scale beds off Connecticut and New York, and collected fine American furniture, textiles, glass, ceramics and Staffordshire transferware. Softcover. 7.5"x10.5", 250 pages, 1,293 lots, b/w illustrations; light wear. [33825] $60.00


 


91. Ludwig, Coy. The Arts & Crafts Movement in New York State, 1890s-1920s. Gallery Association of New York State: 1983. An important and wide-ranging loan exhibition. Softcover. 8.5"x11", 118 pages, b/w and some color illustrations; a nice copy but a very "tight" perfect binding which should be regarded as fragile. [33724] $65.00


 


92. Macht, Carol. Classical Wedgwood Designs. New York; Gramercy Publishing: 1957. "The sources and their use and the relationship of Wedgwood Jasper Ware to the classical revival of the 18th Century". Hardcover. 6"x9", 144 pages, b/w illustrations, dj. Light wear. [33786] $25.00


 


93. Mackie, Carey T., H. Perrott Bacot & Charles L. Mackie. Crescent City Silver. An exhibition of nineteenth-century New Orleans Silver. Historical New Orleans Collection: 2007. 2nd printing, A very fine catalog, featuring examples from the collections of Historical New Orleans and the Ango-American Art Museum, augmented with examples from other institutions and private collectors. Softcover. 8.5"x11", 130 pages, b/w illustrations; marks. Fine. [90347] $25.00


 


94. [Meech] The Meech Collection [of English Silver]. Part One: Elizabeth I to Queen Anne Silver [and] Part Two: George I and Later. New York; Sotheby's: October 22, 1993 [and] October 17, 1995. Born in Toronto in 1893, as a young flyer in the Royal Flying Corps during World War One, Major Richard G. Meech was often invited to tea at a home in London, and that is where he first became fascinated with antique English silver. As a business executive in the 1950s and 1960s, he formed his very fine collection English silver, especially seeking out and acquiring important early examples. 2 volumes. Softcover. 8.5"x11", about 50 pages, 63 lots, color illustrations [and] about 50 pages, 126 lots, color illustrations. Light wear. [33824] $50.00


 


95. Miles, Elizabeth. The English Silver Pocket Nutmeg Grater. A Collection of Fifty Examples from 1693 to 1816. Shaker Heights: 1966. The only study of these delightful diminutive objects. The absolute importance of nutmeg graters will be appreciated by anyone who has ever tasted the sawdust that is sold pre-ground in the spice section at the supermarket. Hardcover. 7"x9", 81 pages, b/w illustrations. A nice copy. [33802] $150.00


 


96. Miller, Andrew Hayes & Dalia Maria Miller. Survey of American Clocks: Calendar Clocks. Elgin: Antiquitat: 1973. 2nd printing. Not just the usual suspects, like Seth Thomas and Waterbury, but long-forgotten makers such as Macomb, Seem, Kroeber, Peatfield and many more! Hardcover. 8.5"x11", 159 pages, b/w illustrations, dj. Light wear. [33708] $40.00


 


97. [Mitchler] Important Georgian Silver. The Collection of Albert E. and Lindamarie F. Mitchler. Washington; Weschler's: February 19, 2000. A good collection, mostly George III pieces. Softcover. 8.5"x10.5", about 50 pages, 277 lots, black & white illustrations. Some wear, prices realized noted in the catalog in pen. [33823] $25.00


 


98. Montgomery, Charles F. American Furniture. The Federal Period, in the Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum. New York; The Viking Press: 1966. The standard work, based on the collections at Winterthur. "This catalog of federal-period furniture at Winterthur is more than that: it remains the best history of American furniture between 1790 and 1820" (Ames & Ward). Hardcover. 9"x12", 497 pages, color and b/w illustrations; dj. Light wear. [33909] $100.00


 


99. Morse, John D. Prints in and of America to 1850. Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum & the University Press of Virginia: 1970. Papers presented at the 1970 Winterthur Conference. Softcover. 6"x9", 355 pages, black & white illustrations. Light cover soil. [33888] $20.00


 


100. Murdoch, John, et al. The English Miniature. New Haven; Yale University Press: 1981. The well-illustrated catalog to an exhibition of miniatures from the collection of the Victoria & Albert Museum, featuring English masterpieces of the form of the 16th, 17th, and 18th centuries. Softcover. 7.5"x10.5", 230 pages, profusely illustrated in color and b/w. Light wear. [33770] $35.00


 


101. Murtha, Gary D. The Samurai Sword. An American Perspective. Independence; H.S.M. Publications: 1980. Includes information on sword history, nomenclature, parts of the sword, identifying blades, how to collect swords, other sword parts (tsuba, etc.), care & cleaning, a glossary, reading signatures, and much more. Hardcover, 126 pages, color, b/w and line illustrations, dj. Light wear. [33711] $150.00


 


102. Newell, Clarence A. Old Glass Paperweights of Southern New Jersey. An American Folk Art. Phoenix; Papier Presse: 1989. "This book is the first concerning paperweights as folk art, focusing on paperweights made in southern New Jersey". Discusses many individual glassblowers, and features photos of paperweights and period photos of the glassworkers. Softcover. 8"x10", 83 pages, 22 color and 54 b/w illustrations. Light wear. [33871] $50.00


 


103. Nocq, Henri. Le Poincon de Paris. Repertoire des Maitres-Orfevres de la Juridiction de Paris depuis le Moyen-Age jusqu'a la Fin du XVIIIe siecle. Paris; Leonce Laget, Edituer: 1968. Limited to 400 sets. A limited edition re-issue of the 1926-1931 limited edition set. Hardcovers. 5 volumes. 8.5"x11", 325 ; 370; 441; 291; 96 pages; with numerous b/w illustrations and plates; several color plates; light wear, but overall a very nice set. [33754] $2,500.00


 


104. Norman-Wilcox, Gregor. English Silver Cream Jugs of the Eighteenth Century. A Collection of Fifty Examples Loaned to the Museum by Mrs. William Bennett Munro. Los Angeles County Museum: 1952. A scarce little catalog. Hardcover. 6.5"x8.5", 46 pages, all 50 examples illustrated in b/w. Light wear. [33803] $125.00


 


105. Northeast Auctions. Shaker Auction at Canterbury. July 12, 2003. Portsmouth; Northeast Auctions: 2003. A fine Shaker auction, held at Canterbury (hence the title). Softcover. 8.5"x11", 54 pages, 346 lots, color illustrations. Light wear. [33831] $35.00


 


106. Nouvel, Odile. Wall-papers of France 1800-1850. A Contribution to the Study of the Decorative Arts. London; A. Zwemmer Ltd: 1981. A beautifully-illustrated survey of the beautiful and fanciful wallpapers produced in France during its' Golden Age of wallpaper. Stunning. Hardcover. 8.5"x12", 132 pages, 600 color illustrations, dust jacket. Light soil. [33732] $125.00


 


107. The Pearl Carpet of Baroda. Doha (Quatar); Sotheby's: March 19,2009. Catalog to the auction sale of a magnificent ca.1865 carpet containing one and a half million pearls, commissioned by the Maharajah of Baroda. Softcover. 8"x10.5", 20+ pages, color and black & white illustrations. Light wear. [33829] $25.00


 


108. Peralta, Jesus T. Kayamanan. Pottery and Ceramics from the Arturo de Santos Collection. Manila; Central Bank of the Philippines: 1982. A collection of antique Philippine, Chinese, Annamese and Siamese pottery and ceramics made prior to the 16th century. A nicely photographed catalog. Hardcover. 9"x12", 208 pages, 93 color plates, dj. Light soil. [33710] $150.00


 


109. Perry, Barbara Stone. Fragile Blossoms, Enduring Earth. The Japanese Influence on American Ceramics. Everson Museum of Art: 1989. Edition limited to 750 copies. From Adelaide Alsop Robineau and Maria Longworth Nichols and the Rookwood Pottery to today's studio ceramicists, American ceramic design has felt the influence of Japanese pottery and porcelain. This exhibition catalog explores this influence in a series of essays which draw on the American and Japanese ceramics featured in the exhibition. Softcover. 7.5"x11", 127 pages, color and black & white illustrations. Light wear. [33863] $75.00


 


110. Rackham, Bernard. Early Staffordshire Pottery. London; Faber and Faber: 1951. Drawing on specimens from both private and public collections, Rackham discusses slip ware, the Elers brothers, stoneware, salt glaze ware, Wheildon, enamel & blue-and-white wares, and the Woods and their contemporaries. Hardcover. 6.5"x10", 46 pages of text plus 4 color and 96 b/w plates. Covers with some wear, some pen and pencil notes in the text. [33907] $40.00


 


111. Rackham, Bernard. Medieval English Pottery. New York; D. Van Nostrand Company: 1949. A scholarly appreciation and survey of English pottery of the 13th, 14th, 15th and 16th centuries, illustrated with specimens drawn from a number of English museum collections. Hardcover. 6.5"x10", 34 ages of text plus 4 color and 96 b/w plates, dust jacket. Jacket worn. [33778] $75.00


 


112. Ray, Dorothy Jean. Artists of the Tundra and the Sea. Seattle; University of Washington Press: 1961. The first book on native Alaskan carvings by this noted expert. In this book she describes working ivory carvers and also the history of Eskimo ivory carving and its lore. Hardcover. 6.5"x9", 170 pages, b/w illustrations, dj. Jacket soiled. [33791] $40.00


 


113. Ribeiro, Maria D'Orey Capucho Queiroz. Iznik Pottery and Tiles in the Calouste Gulbenkian Collection. Lisbon; Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation: 2009. A beautifully illustrated volume, featuring eighty objects dating from the 16th and 17th centuries. The text includes a discussion of the types of ceramics and their decoration. The second half of the book is devoted to tiles. Hardcover. 9.5"x12", 136 pages, color illustrations, dj. Fine. [90345] $55.00


 


114. Rice, Foster Wild. Nathaniel Jocelyn, 1796-1881. [contained in the] Connecticut Historical Society Bulletin: October, 1966. A catalog of the exhibition of art by Nathaniel Jocelyn, Connecticut portraitist. Softcover. 6"x9", 48 pages, black & white illustrations. Light soil. [33701] $20.00


 


115. [Robertson] The Robertson Collection of Important English Silver. New York; Christie's: October 27, 1987. Includes fine Elizabethan, Charles I, Charles II, William III, Queen Anne, George I, George III, and Paul de Lamerie pieces. Softcover. 8"x10", 35 pages, 29 lots, 28 lots illustrated, mostly in color. Light wear. [33822] $25.00


 


116. Rowe, Robert. Adam Silver, 1765-1795. New York; Taplinger Publishing: 1965. The American edition of this Faber title. Neo-classic architectural concepts as applied to silver. Hardcover. 6.5"x10", 94 pages plus 1 color and 96 b/w plates. Light wear. [33776] $45.00


 


117. Schiffer, Herbert F., & Peter. Miniature Antique Furniture. Doll House & Children's Furniture from the United States and Europe. Atglen; Schiffer Publishing: 1995. Hardcover. 8.5"x11", 264 pages, many black & white and some color illustrations, dj. [33740] $40.00


 


118. [Seidlitz] Important American Furniture. The Collection of Doris and Richard M. Seidlitz. New York; Sotheby's: January 30th, 1988. Sale 5682. A small but exquisite collection of formal furniture, including many Goddard/Townsend pieces. Softcover. 8.25"x10.5", 40 pages, 30 lots, color and b/w illustrations. [33826] $40.00


 


119. Seven Families in Pueblo Pottery. Albuquerque; University of New Mexico Press: 1974. A survey of the work of seven families of Native American potters of Acoma, Hopi Santa Clara and San Ildefonso. Softcover. 7"x7", 112 pages, many black & white and some color illustrations. Light cover soil, tips lightly thumped, slight corner bump. [33902] $20.00


 


120. Shadwell, Wendy J. American Printmaking. The First 150 Years. New York; The Museum of Graphic Art: 1969. The catalog to a groundbreaking exhibition of prints made in America between 1670 and 1820. Softcover. 8.5"x10", 180 pages, many b/w and some color illustrations. Some soil, tips thumbed, light wear. [33889] $25.00


 


121. Siporin, Steve. American Folk Masters. The National Heritage Fellows. New York; Harry N. Abrams: 1992. This lovely book celebrates the lives and works of nearly 150 National Heritage Fellows, named since 1982 as exemplary practitioners of traditional folk arts. These arts are wide-ranging and include pottery, tap dancing, quilts, lace, blues singing, Lakota quillwork, etc. Hardcover. 9.5"x11.5", 256 pages, 50 color and 110 b/w illustrations, dj; a fine copy. [33682] $35.00


 


122. Smith, H. Clifford. Catalogue of English Furniture & Woodwork. Volume II: Late Tudor and Early Stuart. London; V&A Museum, Department of Woodwork: 1930. A study of fine of English furniture & woodwork from 1558-1660. Hardcover. 7"x10", 56 pgs. + 52 b/w plates. $35.00


 


123. Smithurst, Peter. The Cutlery Industry. Shire Publications: 1987. The story of the British cutlery industry in the late 18th and 19th centuries. Softcover. 6"x8", 32 pages, b/w illustrations. Cover rubbed. [33884] $20.00


 


124. Snodin, Michael. English Silver Spoons. London; Charles Letts Books Ltd.: 1974. This guide illustrates and discusses a wide variety of spoons of many types from the 15th century to 1900. Hardcover. 7"x9", 79 pages, 60 color illustrations, dj. Light soil. [33799] $25.00


 


125. Solodkoff, Alexander von. Russian Gold and Silverwork, 17th-19th Century. New York; Rizzoli: 1981. A well-illustrated history of 17th-early 20th century Russian silver and goldwork, with marks, biographies of silversmiths, and more! Hardcover. 10.5"x10", 238 pages, 245 color and b/w illustrations, dj. Light soil. [33697] $100.00


 


126. [Starr] The Rare Decoy Collection of George Ross Starr, Jr. M.D. Hyannis; Richard A. Bourne: May 2-3, 1986. The catalog to the auction of a fine collection of American decoys assembled by a pioneering decoy collector. Hardcover. 8.5"x11", 175 pages, black & white and color illustrations. Light wear. [33835] $150.00


 


127. Stazzi, Francesco. Italian Porcelain. New York; G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1967. A well illustrated survey -Florence, Venice, Piedmont, Naples, and Rome. Hardcover. 8"x8.5", 127 pages, 42 color and 93 b/w ills, dj. [33781] $25.00


 


128. Stone-Miller, Rebecca. To Weave for the Sun. Andean Textiles in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Boston; MFA: 1992. Catalog to an important exhibition of the Boston MFA's collection of pre-Columbian and Colonial-era Andean textiles, one of the finest in the world. Softcover. 11"x11", 271 pages, color and b/w ills.. Some wear. [33860] $65.00


 


129. Thomas, Davis & Karin Ronnefeldt (eds.). People of the First Man. Life Among the Plains Indians in Their Final Days of Glory... New York; Promontory Press: 1982. "The firsthand account of Prince Maximilian's Expedition up the Missouri River, 1833-34". Artist Karl Bodmer accompanied the expedition, and his watercolors are reproduced here. Hardcover. 10.5"x12", 256 pages, loaded with color and b/w illustrations, dj. [33681] $50.00


 


130. Ticher, Kurt. Hall-marks on Dublin Silver 1730-72. Dublin; National Museum of Ireland: 1968. A guide to Hibernia and Harp date marks on Dublin silver before 1772. Softcover. 5.5"x8.5", 27 pages, marks. Cover wear; bookplate on the endpaper has wrinkled the page. [33848] $50.00


 


131. Tomasi, Ginevra. I Bronzi Decorativi del Mobile Impero in Toscana. Le Techniche e Gli Artisti. Leo S. Olschki Editore: 1999. Bronze furniture ornaments designed, manufactured and used in Tuscany during the Empire period. Softcover. 6"x8.25", 216 pages, plus 42 black & white illustrations. Fine. [33731] $60.00


 


132. Toohey, Marlena. A Collector's Guide to Black Glass. Marietta; Antique Publications: 1989. New Martinsville, McKee, Imperial, Fostoria, Cambridge, Westmoreland, Fenton, and more. Softcover. 8.5"x11", 118 pages, many color, some b/w illustrations. Covers rubbed. [33872] $20.00


 


133. Traum der Kinder - Kinder der Traume. Wien um 1900. Wien; Galerie bei der Albertina: 1984. The catalog to an intriguing exhibition of Wiener Werkstatte and Wiener Kunstgewerbeschule glass, ceramics, toys, furniture, graphics, and other arts having something, at least tangentially, to do with children. German/English text. Softcover. 8.5"x8.5", 145 pages, black & white and color illustrations. Light wear. [33727] $85.00


 


134. Tutton, John. Udder Delight. A Guide to Collecting Milk Bottles and Related Items. Marshall; Published by the author: 1980. Illustrated with photographs and also some interesting old patent drawings. Softcover. 6"x9", 94 pages, black & white illustrations. Light soil. [33687] $35.00


 


135. Uresova, L[ibuse]. Bohemian Glass. London; HMSO for the V&A Museum: 1965. Glasswork of Bohemia from the 15th century to the 20th. Softcover. 7"x9.5", 18 pages, plus 45 b/w plates. Cover wear, pencil notes. [33870] $25.00


 


135. Useful Animals 1860-1970. An Exhibition of Jewellery, Glass, Ceramics, Wood and Metalwares. London; John Jesse & Irina Laski: 1987. The catalog to a dealer's exhibition of animal-themed jewelry, tableware, candlesticks, lamps, boxes, and other "smalls" in silver, metals, glass and ceramics. Softcover. 8.5"x10.5", 46 pages, color and b/w illustrations. Light wear. [33743] $35.00


 


136. Vanwittenbergh, Jacques. Orfevrerie au Poincon de Bruxelles. Brussels; F. Poot: 1979. A marvelous exhibition catalog of 18th and early 19th century secular and 17th and 18th century ecclesiastical silver from Brussels. Softcover. 9.5"x8.5", 339 pages, b/w illustrations. [33676] $165.00


 


137. Visionary Landscapes. The Glasswork of Josh Simpson. Greenwich; Bruce Museum: 1998. A beautifully illustrated catalog that accompanied an exhibition of Simpson's glass at the Bruce Museum. Softcover. 11"x8", 38 pages, color illustrations. Slight wrinkle. [33700] $50.00


 


138. Wardwell, Allen. The Gold of Ancient America. New York Graphic Society: 1968. Gold objects from Peru, Ecuador, Columbia, Panama, Costa Rica, and Mexico. Hardcover. 7"x9", 156 pages, illustrated throughout in b/w and color; dj. Jacket rubbed. [33857] $35.00


 


139. Warren, Phelps. Irish Glass. The Age of Exuberance. New York; Charles Scribner's Sons: 1970. The first American edition of this standard, well-illustrated study of Irish glass made between 1780 and 1830. Hardcover. 6.5"x10", 155 pages plus 4 color and 103 b/w plates, dj. Light wear, & soil, inscription partly covered by a bookplate. [33671] $40.00


 


140. Wedgwood, Josiah & Thomas H. Ormsbee. Staffordshire Pottery. New York; McBride: 1947. The story behind Staffordshire- Wedgwood, Spode, Minton, Astbury, Wheildon and Ralph Wood. Hardcover. 8.5"x11", 174 pages, over 100 b&w illustrations, dj. Jacket worn. [33780] $35.00


 


141. Wenham, Edward. Domestic Silver of Great Britain and Ireland. New York & London; Oxford University Press: 1935. "Cheap edition". An excellent overview of the development of English silver by one of the ablest writers on the subject of the early 20th century. Hardcover. 6.5"x10", 186 pages plus 96 b/w plates. Light wear. [33816] $25.00


 


142. Whistler, Laurence. Point Engraving on Glass. London; Walker Books: 1992. A well-illustrated history, from antiquity to the present, including the 18th Century Dutch masters, and the modern revival. Hardcover. 6"x9", 93 pages, b/w & color illustrations. Fine. [33758] $20.00


 


143. Williams, Petra. Flow Blue China. An Aid to Identification. Jeffersontown; Fountain House East: 1971. 3rd printing. A standard, well-illustrated guide to Flow Blue chinaware. Hardcover. 6.5"x9", 217 pages, b/w and color illustrations. Light soil. Signed. [33672] $25.00


 


144. Wilson, Richard Guy. A Jeffersonian Ideal. Selections from the Dr. and Mrs. Henry C. Landon III Collection of American Fine and Decorative Arts. University of Virginia Art Museum: 2005. A beautifully illustrated catalog of this fine collection of American furniture (1715-1810) and paintings (1796-1904). Softcover. 9"x11", 104 pages, color illustrations. Fine. [33694] $35.00


 


145. Woods, Jean. The Germanic Heritage. Hagerstown; Washington County Museum of Fine Arts: 1983. The catalog to a wide-ranging loan exhibition of Pennsylvania-German fraktur, drawings, silhouettes, basketry, furniture, metalware, household items, boxes, tools, rifles, portraits, glass, toys, textiles, and printing. Softcover. 8.5"x11", 57 pages, many b/w and several color illustrations. [33854] $85.00


 


146. Wright, Margaret N. Hopi Silver. The history and hallmarks of Hopi silversmithing. Flagstaff; Northland Press: 1972. A good survey of Hopi silversmiths and their history, including marks. Softcover. 7"x9.5", 106 pages, 1 color plate and many b/w illustrations. [33734] $25.00


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