Rare first edition reference book, "Pictures of Early New York on Dark Blue Staffordshire Pottery" by R. T. Haines Halesey, 1899. Printed inside: "Of this book there have been printed two hundred and sixty-eight copies on hand-made paper and thirty copies on imperial paper." Copyright, 1899, by Dodd, Mead and Company. Some pencil notes from a prior owner, but other wise this book is in very good condition with covers moderately rubbed and corners bumped. Measures 11.5 x 8.5 x 2.25 inches.
The Furniture Masterworks of John and Thomas Seymour, first edition, in excellent like new condition. Published in 2003 by the Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA. Used three times. Tight binding and clean pages. No marks, rips or tears. This study traces in detail the English origins of a very important American cabinetmaker. Drawing on eight years of study in English and American archives, author Robert Mussey presents a detailed biography of John Seymour and his son, Thomas, makers of some of the finest Federal period furniture in Boston.
Vintage oak adjustable book holder circa 1900 in excellent condition. This is an unusually large book holder; most are much smaller and cannot support a large number of heavy books the way this one can. It measures 24.75 inches wide closed, 39 inches wide fully extended, and 6 inches deep. If you wish to browse our entire available inventory please go to OneofaKindAntiques.com. We also offer a consultation service AntiquesConsultant.com, ... as well as an online price guide at TheBestAntiquesPriceGuide.com. Connecticut residents and buyers picking up in Connecticut please add the CT state sales tax. Buyers outside the USA are responsible for any taxes, tariffs or customs that might apply.
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The Art of Korin, by Nihon Keizai Shimbun, edited by Ichimatsu Tannaka. A fully illustrated study of the 17th century Japanese artist with an introduction in English, plate titles in English and Japanese, and a number of essays in Japanese. First edition, hardcover, published in 1959. Book is in nearly new condition with original slipcase and box. Publisher's gray cloth covered boards lettered in red at spine. The book measures 10.5 x 12.75 inches. The box measures 11.4 x 14 inches.