Antiques & Collectibles
London: Alpine Fine Arts Collection, Presumed first English language edition, 1987, hardcover with blue cloth boards in dust jacket, square quarto, 275pp., illustrated in color and b&w. Book near fine with mild shelfwear to boards, binding tight, text clean and unmarked. DJ VG with bunching to laminate, toning and rubbing...
Ramona, CA: American Cut Glass Association, Original Wraps. c.1995. Oblong 4to. 103pp. Profusely illustrated. Reproduces glassware catalogues from Krantz, Smith & Co., Inc. Fine. Contents unmarked.
New York: Tiffany and Co. 1894. Fourth edition. Printed wraps, 8vo. 30pp. Very good. Creading, shallow chipping to wrap extremities, rear wrap foxed. Contents bright and unmarked.
Germany: Weingarten, 1991. First edition. Hardcover, 4to. 128pp. with color illustrations and a photocopied English translation laid in. Fine. Text in German.
Washington DC: Washington Dolls' House & Toy Museum, Reprint, 1977, paperback, octavo, 126pp., illustrated in b&w. Book near fine with mild toning to wrap, binding tight, text clean and unmarked. No DJ.
Paris: Rene Lalique & Cie, Reprint of original edition with tassled cord in tact, ca. 1970s, paperback, oblong quarto, staggered paginated, illustrated in b&w. Book VG with some rubbing, soil and toning to wrap, binding tight, previous owner's signature to full-title, otherwise text clean and unmarked with some general toning...
Los Angeles: LAMA (Los Angeles Modern Auctions) Auction House, 2014 presumed first edition. Softcover, in Fine condition, showing the very lightest shelf wear. This is a high quality auction catalog, with full color photographs of works, throughout.
New York: Published by the author, First edition, 1953. Cloth hardcover, heavily illustrated, unpaginated, clean unmarked text, Very Good copy with minor ex-library treatments (bookplates at front endpapers, stamps to a couple of pages), light rubbing or wear to the tips and edges of the book's covers, no dust jacket...
Skokie: Beekman House, 1983 Hardcover in Very Good+ condition, with very light edge wear and handling soil, as well as a previous owner notation to the front free end paper. Large oblong octavo/8vo (9.5 x 11.25 inches). The dust jacket is also in Very Good condition, with light edge wear...
Fribourg: Office du Livre, 1971. Hardcover, 4to., mustard-colored cloth. Text in French. 336 pp. Illustrated in color and b&w. Near fine in a very good dust jacket. DJ lightly shelfworn and toned. Page edges faintly toned. Contents otherwise clean and unmarked. Due to the size of this item, extra postage...
New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art / Princeton University Press, First edition, 1993. Quarto, cloth hardcover in dust jacket, 342 pp., heavily illustrated (much in color), clean unmarked text, Near Fine copy in Near Fine dust jacket, minor soiling or age-toning to the page-edges, some age-toning and light edgewear...
Paris: Albert Morance, No date. ca.19305. 16pp plus 12 colour and 24 monochrome illustrations. Loose as issued in portfolio 24x18.5cms. Text in French. Very Good+. Light shelfwear and soil to portfolio, bookplare inside portfolio cover, mild occasional tanning to contents.
London: John Camden Hotten, First edition ,1866. Half leather 8vo, 536pp. With hand colored frontispiece. In about very good condition with cracking/rubbing to the leather, mostly at joints and spine. Contents are clean and unmarked.
New York: Knopf, 1987 Hardcover, red cloth, in Fine condition, heavily illustrated throughout with 300+ photographs, 200 in color. The dust jacket is in Near Fine condition, with the lightest shelf wear. 286 pp.
London: Chancellor Press, 1983, First Edition. Hardcover, with Dust Jacket. Condition rates as Fine, in a Near Fine Dust Jacket that shows very light shelf wear, and faint sunning to the spine.
London: Willis and Sotheran, 1856, First Edition. Hardcover, large 4to., leather-backed boards, gilt title. 112 pp., with 59 plates. A heavily worn ex-library copy. Contents complete, but disbound; boards worn. Plates in good shape with no library markings and little to no discoloration. A reference copy or candidate for rebinding.
Rutland, VT: Charles E. Tuttle Co. First edition, 1971, hardcover, quarto, 255pp., illustrated in b&w and color. Book near fine with tight binding, previous owner's info to front flyleaf, otherwise text clean bright and unmarked. DJ VG+ with hint of sun to spine, front flap price-clipped and has a sticker...
New York: Harry N. Abrams, First edition, 1988. Quarto, cloth hardcover in dust jacket, 351 pp., heavily illustrated (some in color), clean unmarked text, Near Fine copy in Near Fine dust jacket, some rubbing and wear to the edges of the book's covers, creasing and light edgewear to the dust...
Zollikon: Albatros Verlag, First German edition,1979. 4to, hardcover, 319 pp. Illustrated throughout in color and b & w. Full color decorative endpapers. Indexed. Text in German. Book is Near Fine, with owner's signature on half title page. Otherwise, text is clean and unmarked, with light age-toning. Small dent on bottom...
New York: Walpole Society, 1913 Hardcover tall 8vo, 55pp. One of 175 copies. Illustrated. In good condition with chipping to the cloth spine at the front joint and slight loss to spinehead. Ex-museum library with bookplate to front pastedown, else clean and unmarked. Lovely contour illustrations. Scarce.
Garden City , NY: Doubleday, Doran & Co. First edition hardbound in cloth. 161pp. Very good book in good dustjacket. Book shows some wear from aging--rubbing to corners and edges, some discoloration to covers, but is clean and unmarked. Jacket shows siginicant wear from aging--some tears, discoloration, and rubbing.
Leeds Art Collections Fund and W. S. Maney and Son Ltd. Hardcover. c.1992. Cloth. 4to. 191pp. Illus. Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket. Light general shelfwear.
Paducah, KY: Collector Books, First printing, 1992, hardcover with glossy paper boards, quarto, 221pp., illustrated in color. Book VG with handsome boards showing faint rubbing, binding tight, text has some scant highlighting. No DJ.
Garden City: Doubleday & Company, First edition, 1987. Quarto, cloth hardcover in dust jacket, 191 pp., heavily illustrated (in color), clean unmarked text, Near Fine copy in Near Fine dust jacket, a bit of age-toning to the pages and the covers, discoloration and edgewear to the dust jacket. Dust jacket...