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HARRY WINSTON. The Ultimate Jeweler.

By Krashes, Lawrence S.

Harry Winston Inc.:, 1988. First published in 1984, this book is the third edition revised, 236 pages, illustrated in color. "For more than 50 years, Harry Winston (1896 - 1978) was the purveyor of some of the most wonderful gems and most fabulous jewelry ever created." VERY GOOD HARDCOVER, note: some of the pages with color plates were paperclipped and thus show the paperclip impression. VERY GOOD- DUST JACKET, signed by the author whoworked for Harry Winston, Inc. in New York for over 16 years." Dust jacket protected with a clear plastic acid-free jacket.. By the Author.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$40.00

"THE ART THAT IS LIFE": The Arts & Crafts Movement In America, 1875 - 1920.

By Kaplan, Wendy.

New York Graphic Society, Ltd.:, 1998. 410 pages, 55 color 316 and b&w illustrations. "One of the most significant and far-reaching movements in American art, the Arts and Crafts movement is also one of the least understood. This book is published in conjunction with an exhibition orginated by the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, the first to synthesize the decorative arts and architecture of this period. Works include such objects as furniture, glass, silver, ceramics, textiles, wall-paper, books, and architectural drawings. With 8 essays by distinguished scholars, this book serves not only as a classic reference on American design but also a celebration of the era that so unified the "artful" with the "useful"." FINE SOFTCOVER.. Soft Cover. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall, oblong.

$26.00

ROYAL DOULTON FIGURES. Produced At Burslem Staffordshire.
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ROYAL DOULTON FIGURES. Produced At Burslem Staffordshire.

By Eyles, Desmond, Louise Irvine and Valerie Baynton.

Richard Dennis:, 1994. 407 pages, profusely illustrated in color. "This is the third edition of the invaluable reference book, first published in 1978. It is the bible for an ever-growing number of collectors world-wide. The new edition has been updated and includes the latest introductions to the range for 1994, additional illustrations of pre-war colorways and most of the undiscovered early model, except for six which continue to remain elusive." FINE HARDCOVER, FINE- DUST JACKET.. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine-. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$36.00

ROOKWOOD AND THE INDUSTRY OF ART. Women, Culture, And Commerce, 1880 - 1913.
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ROOKWOOD AND THE INDUSTRY OF ART. Women, Culture, And Commerce, 1880 - 1913.

By Owen, Nancy E.

Ohio University State Press:, 2001. 335 pages, illustrated in color and b&w. "Rookwood Pottery of Cincinnati- the largest, longest-lasting, and arguably most important producer of American art pottery- reflected the country's cultural and commerical milieux in the production, marketing, and comsumption of its products. Owens also looks at the meaning of Americanness as portrayed in the choices of decoration and in the marketing campaign that sought to elevate the ceramic ware to an art form." FINE- SOFTCOVER.. Soft Cover. Fine-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$26.00

THE ENGLISH JIGSAW. 1760 TO 1890.

By Hannas, Linda.

Wayland:, 1972. 164 pages, illustrated in b&w and 9 color plates. "Jigsaw puzzles today ae one of the most loved toys. But they have become so much part of the social scene that, until now, no-one has questioned their origin." FINE- HARDCOVER, VERY GOOD DUST JACKET. Dust jacket protected with a clear plastic acid-free jacket.. Hard Cover. Fine-/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$26.00

STREAMLINED IRONS.

By Raymond, Jay.

Streamline Press: , 2008. 190 pages, profusely illustrated in color by James B. Abbott and Jay Texter. "Here for the first time, is an exhaustive survey of clothes irons made during the era of streamlining, a design phenomenon of the 1930s and 1940s. Also presented are 30 of the earliest electric irons. These are the rarest, many are one-of-a-kind." FINE HARDCOVER, FINE DUST JACKET.. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall, oblong.

$60.00

GRAND OLD AMERICAN BOTTLES.

By Freeman, Larry.

Century House:, 1964. 503 pages, lavishly illustrated in b&w. "This book is not only a collectors bonanaza with checklists, pictures and indications of relatively rarity for four diverse groups- Hard Liquors; Medicinals, Households and Figurals and Assocaited Collaterals; it also is a social history of liquid refreshment habits from Colonial Amercia down to the present." FINE HARDCOVER, VERY GOOD DUST JACKET. Dust jacket protected with a clear plastic acid-free jacket.. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$36.00

KREMLIN GOLD. 1000 YEARS OF RUSSIAN GEMS AND JEWELS.
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KREMLIN GOLD. 1000 YEARS OF RUSSIAN GEMS AND JEWELS.

Abrams:, 2000. 206 pages, illustrated in color. "The artworks in this catalogue are organized chronologically to present the spectrum of Russian jewelry and metal arts over the last one thousand years and demonstrate the continuity of Russian artistic traditions from the distant past to the present." FINE- HARDCOVER, publisher remainder mark on lower page edge, FINE CLEAR PLASTIC DUST JACKET AS ISSUED.. Hard Cover. Fine-/Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$30.00

NIPPON-TO ART SWORDS OF JAPAN. The Walter A. Compton Collection.

By Compton, Walter A., Homma Junji, Sato Kanichi and Ogawa Morihiro

Japan House Gallery, Japan Society, Inc.", 1976. This is the catalogue of the exhibition of Japan House Gallery shown in the spring of 1976 as an activity of Japan Society, Inc., with Errrata Slip, 84 pages of text, illustrated in b&w and color. FINE HARDCOVER, BLUE SILK CLOTH, FINE- DUST JACKET.. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine-. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

$100.00

GEMS OF COSTUME JEWELRY.

By Greindl, Gabriele.

Abbeville Press:, 1991. 260 pages, illustrated in color. "This dazzling volume returns the unjustly maligned rhinestone to its rightful place in the crown of fine costume jewelry. This book traces the scintillating history of the rhinestone from its invention in the late seventeenth century to the present, highlighting the luminous role that this little glass stone has played in the fickle world of the fashion. The book feautres hundreds of the finest examples of rhinestone jewelry, culled from the collections in this country and Europe." FINE HARDCOVER, FINE- DUST JACKET.. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine-. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$30.00

THE GELDERMALSEN. History And Porcelain.

By Jorg, C. J. A.

Kemper Publishers:, 1986. 124 pages, illustrated in color. "Relatively few voc vessels have sunk in the 18th century on their homeward voyage from China. Before the Geldermalsen this happened only to the Enkuojzen in 1741; after the Geldeermalsen, the Vreedenhoff and the Abbekerk had sunk in 1778 and the Zeeploeg in 1779, followed by various ships during the eighties." FINE HARDCOVER, signed by C.J. A. Jorg.. Signed by Author,. Hard Cover. Fine/No Dust Jacket Present.. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$30.00

ORIENTAL CARPET DESIGN. A Guide To Traditional Motifs, Patterns And Symbols.
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ORIENTAL CARPET DESIGN. A Guide To Traditional Motifs, Patterns And Symbols.

By Ford, P. R. J.

Thames & Hudson:, 1994. 352 pages, with over 800 pages, 400 in color and 14 maps."The author shows the vital influence that the ethnographic histories of the various carpet-producing regions exercised over all important designs." FINE- SOFTCOVER.. Soft Cover. Fine-. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

$30.00

MIDWINTER POTTERY. A Revolution In British Tableware.
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MIDWINTER POTTERY. A Revolution In British Tableware.

By Jenkins, Steven and Edited By Paul Atterbury

Richard Dennis:, 1997. 92 pages, illustrated in color and b&w. "The 1950s was one of the most distinctive and appealing decades in recent history and produced many names that now arouse great interst and enthusiasm among collectors and design historians." FINE SOFTCOVER.. Soft Cover. Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" Tall, Oblong.

$26.00

JAPANESE CLOISONNE. History, Technique, And Appreciation.

By Coben, Lawrence A. And Dorothy C. Ferster.

Tuttle:, 1990. 323 pages, illustrated with 158 color and 171 b&w plates. . "Cloisonne is an enamelware decoration made with colored glass enamels outlined in fine wires. Nearly a decade has passed since the original publication of this book, but the work remains the definitive text on the subject. This book is "the first fully authoritative guide to one of Japan's finest expressions of traditional craftsmanship." FINE HARDCOVER, FINE DUST JACKET.. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$75.00

HENRY CHAPMAN MERCER AND THE MORAVIAN POTTERY AND TILE WORKS.

By Reed, Cleota.

University of Pennsylvania Press: , 1987. 255 pages, illustrated in color and b&w. "Henry Chapman Mercer (1856 - 1930) was one of the leading figures of the Arts and Crafts movement in America.His unique ceramic murals, pavings, and sculptural reliefs were of great importance to the reform of architectural decoration early in the 20th century. The author's comprehensive and richly-illustrated study considers Mercer's important achievements as a ceramic artists and architect, and his contributions to the fields of archaeology, folklore, and museum design." FINE HARDCOVER, FINE DUST JACKET, inscribed by the author.. Signed by Author. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$75.00

ROCKING HORSE. The Collector's Guide To Selecting, Restoring, And Enjoying New And Vintage Rocking Horses.

By Stevenson, Tony & Eva Marsden.

Knickerbocker Press:, 1993. 80 pages, illustrated in color. "Written by acknowledged experts in the field, this book is a concise introduction to the collecting of these most exquiste objects. The development of these beautiful creatures is traced by specifically relating their design and construction to the maker's surroundings and history. Also features are magnificent illustrations that show all the types of rocking horse styles available including board-sided, plush-covered, pull-along horses, and the more traditional ones mounted on bow rockers." FINE SOFTCOVER.. Soft Cover. Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$20.00

ARTHUR J. STONE. 1847 - 1938. Designer And Silversmith

By Chickering, Elenita C. With Sarah Morgan Ross

Boston Athenaeum:, 1994. 196 pages, profusely illustrated. "Arthur Stone was one of the last independent American silversmiths to make silver by hand. He was a major promoter of the Arts and Crafts tenets of beautiful, yet functional design. His influential work as a designer and craftsmen set the standard for a generation of apprentices who were trained in hand-working techniques at his highly respected workshop in Gardner, Massachusetts This book is a comprehensive, fully illustrated catalogue documenting Stone's ecclesiastical commission and presentation silver, as well as his full repertoire of tableware. Fulaly indexed, and supported by several appendices- includng a list of the craftsmen hired by the shop and a history of marks found on Stone silver." FINE- SOFTFCOVER.. Soft Cover. Fine-. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$20.00

MIRRORS 1660 To 1820. Antique English Furniture.

By Phillips, Ronald.

Ronald Phillips Antiques:, 2010. 283 pages, profusely illustrated in color. This book "accompanied Ronald Phillips selling exhibition of almost ninety of the finest examples of craftsmanship and design in English mirrors from between 1660 and 1820. The book contains some of the most exquiste pieces from the period and fascinating information about the techniques and time in which they were created." FINE HARDCOVER, FINE DUST JACKET.. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$100.00

RARE HOOKED RUGS. And Others Both Antique And Modern From Cooperative Sources.

By Kent, William Winthrop.

Dodd Mead and Co.:, 1941. 227 pages, illustrated with b&w photographs and one color plate. "This book is an attempt to preserve certain rare hooked designs both old and new for study and criticism. It was decided, after study of the best form of preservation, to divide the designs more distinctly into properly titled groups, and where possible give a briedf appreciation of each while allowing more space for plates." VERY GOOD HARDCOVER, signed by William Winthrop Kent in 1941.. Signed by Author. Hard Cover. Very Good/Fair. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$36.00

CATALOGUE OF HIGHLY IMPORTANT JAPANESE PRINTS, ILLUSTRATED BOOKS AND DRAWINGS, FROM THE HENRI VEVER COLLECTION: PART 1.

By Ketcham, Hank

Sotheby & Co.:, 1973. 382 pages, illustrated in color and b&w. "Henry Vever (1854 - 1943) was among the earliest Europeans to succumb to the lure of Japan, and one of the leaders of the new fashion in collecting." VERY GOOD HARDCOVER, GOOD DUST JACKET, prices realized list is present and each item's price in pounds has been written in pencil next to item described. Dust jacket protected with a clear plastic acid-free jacket.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$75.00

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