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Pilgrims Through Space and Time

by Bailey J.O.

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1st Edition
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New York: Argus Books Inc., 1947 HC, DJ, 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, 341pp, bibliography (8 pp), index, 4 full page b/w illustrations, index.First Edition. From the dustjacket: "Pilgrims Through Space and Time is a first, trail-blazing historical and analytical study of scientific fiction and the utopian and scientific romances that describe a world remade by science." and ".for the first time studies the historical development, the story-pattern, and the ideas of scientific fiction." The book is fine, housed in a shattered DJ that has chunks torn from lower and upper spine, upper corner and a few other places.The front picture of the flying horse (?) is still intact and lovely. Fine/trn dj.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine.
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Enduring Traditions. Art of the Navajo
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Enduring Traditions. Art of the Navajo

by Jacka, Lois

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1st Edition
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Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780873585842
ISBN 10
0873585844
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Flagstaff, Arizona: Northland Pub Co., 1994, 1994 HC with dust jacket 9 1/4 x 12,red cl with embossed gilt letters, illust endpapers, vii, 199 pp, col frontis, more than 200 illust in color, glossary, bibliog, index of the art. Beautifully photographed by Jerry Jacka are examples of modern day Navajo pottery, jewelry, sculpture, rugs, paintings, sandpainting, and baskets, all firmly grounded in tradition. Speaking of their work and heritage are 194 of the best Navajo artists. Following some early examples of Navajo jewelry from the late 1800's into early 1900's, there are stunning photographs of modern Navajo jewelry, some on full page plates showing several pieces. The volume is a treasure of Native American Art and Artists. Fine book in Fine dustjacket.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.
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The Jewelry and Enamels of Louis Comfort Tiffany
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The Jewelry and Enamels of Louis Comfort Tiffany

by Zapata Janet

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Used - Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780810935068
ISBN 10
0810935066
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NY: Harry N. Abrams, 1993 NY: Harry N. Abrams, 1993. HC, 9 1/4 x 12, DJ, green silk cl, gold letters to sp, frontis, 176pp, 142 illust incl 84 plates in full color, notes, bibliog, index. Inscribed and signed by author. Though Louis comfort Tiffany's beautiful Art Nouveau lamps, favrile glass works and stained glass windows are well known and admired, this book is the first to concentrate on his stunning work with fine jewelry and enamel. He produced some of his finest work combining gemstones, enamels and metalwork in necklaces, rings, brooches, etc. for his father's firm, Tiffany & Co. His work in enamel on copper producing vases, bowls, and boxes was also received with great acclaim. Many of his motifs were taken from nature in the style of Art Nouveau (animals, birds, insects, and plant forms), but the influence of Oriental and Middle Eastern styles was also apparent and highly fashionable at the end of the 19th century. A beautifully produced book. F/F. Inscribed by Author(s). 1st… Read more
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Myer Myers, Goldsmith 1723-1795

by Rosenbaum Jeanette

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Used - Very Good
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Hardcover
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The Jewish Publication Society of America, Philadelphia, 1954 Hardcover, small 4to, patterned boards and quarter cloth, map endpapers, 141pp,illustrated black/white, List of Illustrations, List of Plates, Genealogy, Plates, Technical Notes, Bibliography. Foreword by Stephen G.C.Ensko, Technical Notes by Kathryn C. Buhler. Very Good copy.. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket.
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W.H.Hudson. A Bibliography

by Payne John R

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1st Edition
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Hardcover
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Folkestone, Hamden: Dawson, Archon, 1977 HC, 5 1/4 x 9, orig blue cl, gilt letters to sp, frontis portrait, xv, 248pp, index, Foreword by Alfred A. Knopf. Includes a chronology of Hudson's major publications. Contains all the important writings of W.H.Hudson: books and pamphlets, contributions to books and periodicals, translations, books about W.H.Hudson. ".the finest living observer and the greatest living lover of bird and animal life, and of Nature in her moods. Besides this he is the rarest spirit amongst us writers." - John Galsworthy to Alfred Knopf. First Edition. Fine. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket.
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Netsuke

by Jonas, F.M.

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  • hardcover
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Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780804804226
ISBN 10
0804804222
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Rutland, Vermont; Tokyo, Japan: Charles E. lTuttle, 1983., 1983 (Franklin 6160* cites 1928, lst ed & 1960) Red silk cl cvrs, col frontis, 185 pp, appendix, index, 55 plates in all showing a total of 214 netsukes (includes 9 colorplates). Provides a short history of netsuke and explanations of the subjects they portray. These small sculptures carved mostly of ivory and wood were used as toggles suspended by a cord from the obi. As Japanese dress became more Westernized, the netsuke fell out of use, and collectors and museums began to seek them out. The appendix supplies a list of netsuke carvers, metal carvers, inro-makers, and a few special short biographies. Invaluable information forcollectors and everyone interested in these captivating miniature sculptures. F/F. Hardcover.
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Dared and Done. The Marriage of Elizabeth Barrett and Robert Browning
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Dared and Done. The Marriage of Elizabeth Barrett and Robert Browning

by Markus Julia

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  • near fine
  • paperback
  • First
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Used - Near Fine
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Paperback
ISBN 13
9780679416029
ISBN 10
0679416021
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NY: Knopf, 1995 NY: Knopf,February,1995. The first dual biography of the two great English poets of the 19th century. Soft covers, cloth spine, 8 1/2 by 11, 514pp including 30 pp of notes. This is the uncorrected proof of this publication, with extensive corrections pp 445-453. The first 2 pages include date to be issued, price, size, number of pages and number of photographs in text, ISBN number(0-679-41602-1), editor, publicists, first printing 12,500, and it outlines Key Selling Points, Marketing Plans, Descriptions, and Author Information. Following is the title page, table of contents, Introduction, and Parts One through Five. Appears to have been typed (before WORD), possibly on a selectric typewriter. A Near Fine copy.. Soft cover. Near Fine.
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