Antiques & Collectibles from Lawrence Jones

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Swords and Hilt Weapons

by Coe, Michel D, et al

Seller
Lawrence Jones
Published
1989
Condition
Fine
Edition
First American Edition
ISBN
9781555842901
Item Price
$28.83

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New York: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1989. HEAVY. 239 pages, with more than 400 illustrations, including new drawings and full-color photos, bibliography, index. Cloth boards in jacket. Very slight edge wear to jacket. Compiled by a team of arms and armor specialists, the book covers nearly 4,000 years of sword-making from the beginnings of the Stone Age cultures, going on to… Read more
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Neo Furniture.

by Downey, Claire.

Seller
Lawrence Jones
Published
1992
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780847816125
Item Price
$32.43

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New York: Rizzoli, 1992. HEAVY. 224pp, index, bibliography, notes, hundreds of bw & col ills. Blue cloth in jacket. A little foxing to prelims. Focus on the new wave of European furniture desing with chapters on Primitivism, New Baroque, New Naturalism, Bricolage, New Modern, and Post-Punk Romantic styles.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to.
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Australian Antique Arms & History. The Best of John W. Swinfield F.A.I.H.A.

by Swinfield, John W.; Skennerton, Ian (edited/produced by)

Seller
Lawrence Jones
Published
2009
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780949749970
Item Price
$72.07

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Sydney: John W. Swinfield, 2009. 312pp, index, bibliography, bw & col ills, pictorial endpapers. Glossy pictorial boards in jacket. As new. More than four decades of writing from Australasian Sporting Shooter, Arms Cavalcade, Guns Australia etc.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 4to.
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Inro and Other Miniature Forms of Japanese Lacquer Art.

by Jahss, Melvin & Betty.

Seller
Lawrence Jones
Published
1981
Condition
Fine
Edition
Second Printing
ISBN
9780804802635
Item Price
$72.07

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Rutland, Vt: Charles E Tuttle Co, 1981. 488pp, index, glossary, bibliography, genealogical charts, 245 ills (some col). Black boards with embossed design in jacket with slipcase. Some spots on slipcase otherwise excellent. Designed for both the novice and advanced collector.. Second Printing. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 4to.
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Contemporary Netsuke.

by Kinsey, Miriam.

Seller
Lawrence Jones
Published
1987
Condition
Fine
Edition
Third Printing
ISBN
9780804811590
Item Price
$46.85

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Rutland, Vt: Charles E Tuttle Co, 1987. 261pp, glossary/index, bibliography, appendices, num bw & col ills. Brown and cream cloth in jacket with slipcase. Price clipped and tiny mark to fore-edge. Traces the historical background of the art and examines its current state. Includes over 110 signatures and brief biographies of present-day netsuke and okimono carvers.. Third Printing. Hard Cover.… Read more
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Shields of Melanesia.

by Beran, Harry; Craig, Barry (editors)

Seller
Lawrence Jones
Published
2005
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781863331968
Item Price
$324.32

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Adelaide: Crawford House Publishing, 2005. xx, 287pp, index, bibliography, num bw & col ills, maps. Black boards in jacket. Minor narrow damp mark to bottom edge of jacket and boards, otherwise only light edge wear to jacket.Illustrates more than 100 types of shields from all culture areas of Melanesia that used such objects, with over 80% of those illustrated never… Read more
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Netsuke.

by Jonas, F. M.

Seller
Lawrence Jones
Published
1986
Condition
Fine
Edition
Eleventh Printing
ISBN
9780804804226
Item Price
$18.02

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Rutland, Va.: Charles E. Tuttle, 1986. 185pp, index, appendix, 55 bw plates, col frontis. Or burgundy cloth in jacket. Jacket price clipped otherwise near new. Excellent text on the netsuke of Japan including a comprehensive appendix of names of netsuke carvers.. Eleventh Printing. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo.
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Chinese Ceramics. The New Standard Guide.

by He Li.

Seller
Lawrence Jones
Published
2011
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Second Paperback Printing
ISBN
9780500286234
Item Price
$144.14

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London: Thames & Hudson, 2011. HEAVY. 352pp, index, list of Chinese characters, bibliography, glossary, chronology, 850 ills (704 col), 6 maps. Pictorial card with integral flaps. Spine creased, very slight edge wear to covers. Superb reference drawing on the extraordinary collection housed in the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco.. Second Paperback Printing. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to.
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Annual Bulletin of the Paperweight Collectors Association, Inc.. 1999

by Hawley, John D. (editor)

Seller
Lawrence Jones
Published
1999
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$43.24

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Beltsville, MD: Paperweight Collectors Association, 1999. 110pp, num col ills. Or pictorial laminated boards. Near new. Well illustrated collection of informative articles on various aspects of paperweight collecting. Limitted to 1200 copies.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine. 4to.
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Novelty Teapots. Five Hundred Years of Art and Design.

by Bramah, Edward.

Seller
Lawrence Jones
Published
1992
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781870948722
Item Price
$21.62

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London: Quiller Press, 1992. HEAVY. 245pp, index, bibliography, 650 col ills, pictorial endpapers. Green cloth in jacket. Light edge wear to jacket, foxing to top edge. A large representaion of unusual teapots over five centuries.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to.
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New Zealand: New Century Press., 2000. x, 110pp, num bw ills; xii, 28pp. Or pictorial card. Very slight edge wear to covers. Edition limited to 500 copies of which this #25. SIGNED by author. An exceptional reference to NZ commemorative medals. The content of the book is the same as that of the second edition, the supplement covers pieces discovered… Read more
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$90.09
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Collector's Encyclopedia of Depression Glass [19th edition]

by Florence, Cathy & Gene.

Seller
Lawrence Jones
Published
2010
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Nineteenth Edition
ISBN
9781574326277
Item Price
$25.22

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Paducah, Ky.: Collector Books., 2010. 253pp, hundreds of col ills, pictorial endpapers. Glossy pictorial boards. Near new.. Nineteenth Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 4to.
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$25.22
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The Encyclopedia of United States Silver & Gold Commemorative Coins 1892-1989.

by Swiatek, Anthony; Breen, Walter.

Seller
Lawrence Jones
Published
1990
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Revised & Corrected Edition
ISBN
9780943161235
Item Price
$25.22

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New York: Bowers and Merena Galeries, 1990. HEAVY. xxi, 386pp, index, bibliography, num bw ills. Pictorial card. Minor edge wear to cover. Invaluable numismatic reference.. Revised & Corrected Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to.
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Mutuaga. A Nineteenth Century New Guinea Master Carver.

by Beran, Harry.

Seller
Lawrence Jones
Published
1996
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780864183750
Item Price
$306.30

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Wollongong: The University of Wollongong Press, 1996. xv, 251pp, num bw ills, index, bibliography, appendices, 2 tables, 2 maps. Pictorial card. SIGNED and inscribed twice by author (To Beth on half-title & Elizabeth on title page). Otherwise near new. Study of Mutuaga, a great artist of the Suau region in the Massim culture district (Milne Bay) of Papua New… Read more
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Coober Pedy. Opal Wonderland of Australia.

by Medway, Kerry E.

Seller
Lawrence Jones
Published
1981
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Reprint
ISBN
9780959422146
Item Price
$8.65

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Adelaide: Bushwacker Publishing Company, 1981. 48pp, num bw ills, 2pp col ills, map. Or pictorial card. Sticker shadow to front, stamp of opal dealer inside front cover. Informative guide to Coober Pedy with many historical facts and stories as well as more recent tales of opal finds, including the opalised vertebra of a Plesiosaur! Originally published as "Coober Pedy...65… Read more
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Archaic Greek Gems. Schools and Artists in the Sixth and Early Fifth Centuries BC.

by Boardman, John.

Seller
Lawrence Jones
Published
1968
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$54.05

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London: Thames & Hudson, 1968. 236pp, index, 15 col & 372 bw ills. Red cloth in jacket. Prev owner name and booklate on front pastedown, otherwise minimal wear. The art of the gem engraver flourished in Archaic Greece as at no other time in Classical antiquity... First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to.
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Australian Postal History.

by Breckon, Richard.

Seller
Lawrence Jones
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Apparent First
ISBN
9780646126951
Item Price
$14.41

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Sydney: Topmill Pty Ltd 80pp, num bw ills, col ills inside covers. Or pictorial card. Slight wear to covers. No date- c1980. Contents include Australia'searly stamps; early years of the Post Office; carrying the mail overland and overseas, GPOs, mailmen and mailboxes, airmail, kinds of mail as well as telegraphs and telephones.. Apparent First. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to.
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The Art of the John Deere Tractor. Featuring Tractors from the Walter and Bruce Keller Collection.

by Klancher, Lee.

Seller
Lawrence Jones
Published
2011
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780760339497
Item Price
$39.64

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Minneapolis: Voyageur Press, 2011. 192pp, index, col ills. Cream cloth with brown faux-leather spine and laid on picture of tractor. Small bump to bottom front corner, marked at top front corner from old sticker. John Deere tractors from 1916-1970.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 4to.
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Stationary Engines for the Enthusiast.

by Edgington, David; Hudson, Charles (compiled/edited by)

Seller
Lawrence Jones
Published
1985
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Second Edition
Item Price
$21.62

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Trowbridge, Wells.: The Authors, 1985. Unpaginated (approx 100pp) 220 bw ills, index. Pictorial card. Bump/light crease to front corner. . Second Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to.
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Slot Machines of Yesteryear Operator's Companion. Mills of the Thirties.

by Prost, Dan R.; Mills, Herbert S.

Seller
Lawrence Jones
Published
1979
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780911160734
Item Price
$28.83

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Arcadia, Ca.: Post-Era Books, 1979. 192pp, index, num bw ills. Gray textured boards titles and decorated in metallic red. Developed principally from the material created originally by the sons of Herbert S Mills. A primary reference source for today's vinatge bell enthusiast reproducing authentic service literature, sales promotional pieces, and unique trade documents in a master volume.. First Edition. Hard… Read more
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