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Islamic Art from the Collection of Edwin Binney 3rd

By: N/A

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008862

Condition: Fine


Squarish 8vo. 90 color, b&w plates, color frontis. Approx. 100 pp. Essentially as issued. View more info

Glimpses of Spain and Morocco: A Few Facts and Hints for the Passengers of the North German Lloyd Steamship Co. and of the German Mediterranean Service

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Gustav H. Schwab/North German Lloyd Steamship Co.: 1896

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014485

Condition: Very Good


Wraps, oblong format, approx. 9 1/4" x 6 5/8", cord binding. Lettered and decorated in gold and dark blue. Unpaginated, [38] pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. Both covers modestly soiled. A bit of scattered corner/edge wear through interior, nothing very worthy of comment. Small chip along top front edge at corner. Interior is clean and intact. Vintage travel guide that includes coverage of Tangier, Granada, Sevilla, Cordova, Madrid, Gibraltar and Toledo, along with currency and vocabulary for travelers. Scarce, decently preserved. View more info

Persian and Islamic Works of Art / Near Eastern Carpets and Rugs / 19th Century European Paintings [9-10 Dec. 1977 Auction Catalog, Sale No. 4060]

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Sotheby Parke Bernet: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015012

Condition: VG+


Auction catalog, squarish 8vo. Sale 4060. 310 catalogued lots, most pictured, color + b&w plates. Mild edge wear. View more info

Sumi-E: The Art of Japanese Brush Painting

By: N/A

Price: $4.95

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, Yasutomo and Co.:

Seller ID: 020283

Condition: VG+


Stiff illus. wraps. Booklet. 24 pp., illus. Mild shelf/handling wear, light abrasion along top front edge. View more info

Vietnam Revisited [Nimrod International Journal Vol. 47, No. 2 (Spring/Summer 2004])

By: N/A

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Tulsa, OK, University of Tulsa: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021192

ISBN: 0972099336

Condition: Near Fine


Color illus. wraps. viii,224 pp. Light wear to corners. Square, uncreased binding, clean interior. View more info

Rug-Weavers of India [Rug Weavers of India]

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Smead & Lawton for John Wanamaker: 1905

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028271

Condition: Good


Booklet, gray wraps, illus./lettered in yellow and black. Considerably rubbed along binding fold, separated with wear along upper and lower portions of binding fold, corner wear with approx. 1/2" loss to top front corner. Loss to top corners of front flyleaf and several succeeding leaves, interior otherwise intact. Slight dampstaining along fore-edge of several late leaves. 56 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. No longer the most attractive copy, but essentially intact, and exceedingly scarce. View more info

The Dawn of the Floating World Postcard Book

By: N/A

Price: $6.00

Publisher: London, Royal Academy of Arts/RA Enterprises:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032073

Condition: Fine


Stiff color illus. wraps. 18 postcard images, detachable. As issued, fully intact, all cards still attached. View more info

Pre-War Balinese Modernists: 1928-1942 from a Private Collection (including works selected by Gregory Bateson and Margaret Mead) [Christie's Singapore auction - 29 September 2001: HANUMAN-2107]

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Singapore, Christie's Singapore: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034491

Condition: Fine


Stiff color illus. wraps. 128 pp., 188 catalogued lots, illus, in color. As issued. View more info

Pre-War Balinese Modernists: 1928-1942 from a Private Collection (including works selected by Gregory Bateson and Margaret Mead) [Christie's Singapore auction - 29 September 2001: HANUMAN-2107]

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Singapore, Christie's Singapore: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034492

Condition: Fine


Stiff color illus. wraps. 128 pp., 188 catalogued lots, illus, in color. As issued. View more info

Japanese Fan Prints [15 April - 3 May 1969 Exhibition, R. E. Lewis, San Francisco]

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, R. E. Lewis, Inc. Original Prints and Drawings: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034680

Condition: Near Fine


Booklet, illus. wraps w/ illus. glassine outer wraps, oblong format. 75 catalogued entries, including primitives, Katsukawa, Kyoto, Utagawa, Utagawa Kuniyoshi, misc., Hiroshige, Gyosai, Meiji. Mild wear, light creasing to corners, slight tear at top binding fold of glassine wrap. View more info

Guam, Today!

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Guam Chamber of Commerce: 1957

Seller ID: 041298

Condition: VG+


Stiff b&w pictorial wraps, stapled binding. Modest wear with light foxing to portions of front cover, slight rubbing to corners. Clean interior, firm binding. Former owner's signature on contents page, with interior mildly toned (typical of issue). Unpaginated, 100+ pp., well-illus., many local ads. Dated Dec. 1957. View more info

Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art [Christie's New York #8220, 21-22 Sept. 1995]

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Christie's: 1995

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 041754

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff color pictorial wraps. Minor shelf/handling wear. 304 pp., 686 catalogued lots, illus. in color. Clean, unmarked interior. View more info

Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art from an American Private Collection [Christie's New York #8236, 21 Sept. 1995]

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Christie's: 1995

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 041755

Condition: Fine


Red cloth, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Color pictorial dust jacket shows minor shelf wear. 174 pp., 303 catalogued lots, illus. in color. Clean, unmarked interior. View more info

The Hardy Collection of Early Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art from the Sze Yuan Tang [Christie's New York #8218, 21 Sept. 1995]

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Christie's: 1995

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 041756

Condition: Fine


Moss green cloth, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Color pictorial dust jacket shows minor shelf wear. 168 pp., 164 catalogued lots, pp., illus. in color. Clean, unmarked interior. View more info

Cut and Make Japanese Masks (Cut-Out Masks)

By: A. G. Smith; Josie Hazen

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Dover Publications: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 047038

ISBN: 0486279812

Condition: Fine


Stiff color pictorial wraps. Slight bump at head of binding fold, otherwise as issued. 32 pp., printed on one side only, with 16 plates of components and 12 color illus. Interior fully intact. View more info

Document of A-Bombed Nagasaki

By: Akizuki, Tatsuichiro (text); Keiichi Nagata (transl.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Nagasaki City, Japan, Keiichi Nagata: 1979

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 037656

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff color illus. wraps, French flaps. Slight shelf/handling wear, virtually as issued. [iii],114 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. Former owner's signature on front flyleaf, otherwise unmarked. Stated 2nd edition: 1979. Very scarce. View more info

Pebbles from a Broken Jar: Fables and Hero Stories from Old China, Illustrated with Scissor-Cuts

By: Alexander, Frances

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, IN, Bobbs-Merrill: 1967

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 011613

Condition: Fine


Red cloth, stamped in blind on front panel, with spine panel lettering in yellow. 29 pp., illustrated with scissor-cuts. As issued, in dust jacket. No indication of printing; given the publisher's varying methods of designation during this era, we assume this copy to be a 1st thus. View more info

Pebbles from a Broken Jar: Fables and Hero Stories from Old China, Illustrated with Scissor-Cuts

By: Alexander, Frances

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, IN, Bobbs-Merrill: 1967

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 011614

Condition: Fine


Red cloth, stamped in blind on front panel, with spine panel lettering in yellow. 29 pp., illustrated with scissor-cuts. As issued, in dust jacket. No indication of printing; given the publisher's varying methods of designation during this era, we assume this copy to be a 1st thus. View more info

Uganda: The Fist 366 Days [Second Republic - Gen. Idi Amin]

By: Amin, Idi [General Idi Amin Dada] (fwd.)

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Kampala, Uganda, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034967

Condition: Near Fine


Original thick cardstock boards, lettered in black. Minor shelf/handling wear, former owner's signature on main title, otherwise unmarked. Color pictorial dust jacket shows modest shelf wear, rubbed edges, several creases paralleling front flap fold, 1 1/2" triangular area of loss along bottom front edge, now in mylar. ii,91 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. Disturbing propagandistic chronicle of the first year of rule by the so-called "Second Republic," i.e. Idi Amin's military dictatorship, ultimately responsible for an estimated 300,000 murders over the next decade. Amin has ... View more info

African Jungle

By: Anderson, A. M.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Anderson, IN, The Warner Press: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031254

Condition: VG+


Light brown cloth, illus./lettered in black. An area of lightening to cloth on lower front cover, otherwise only light shelf wear. Front flyleaf shows calligraphic presentation inscription for perfect church attendance, 1934, in red pencil, otherwise unmarked. 192 pp., b&w plates. Juvenile fiction set in the African veldt. View more info

Wild Spirits, Strong Medicine: African Art and the Wilderness

By: Anderson, Martha G., and Christine Mullen Kreamer; Enid Schildkrout (editor); Jerry L. Thompson (photographs); Susan Vogel (curator)

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Museum for African Art: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 045471

ISBN: 0945802021

Condition: VG+


Stiff color pictorial wraps. Mild surface rubbing to covers, minor wear at corners. Square, uncreased binding, clean and unmarked interior. 152 pp., 120 color plates, additional figures in text. View more info

Contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art: Now Days - Early Days - Art Works and Legends

By: Anna Eglitis, Anna (editor), with Arone Meeks and Ken Thaiday (assoc. editors)

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia, Central Queensland University Press: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 040427

ISBN: 1875998330

Condition: Fine


Stiff color illus. wraps. Slightly rubbed corners, essentially as issued. Color illus. dust jacket shows slight shelf wear, bottom front edge slightly curled. xvii,160 pp., illus. w/ color plates and facing-page commentary. View more info

The Light of Asia

By: Arnold, Sir Edwin; Sir E. Denison Ross (intro.)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London and New York, John Lane The Bodley Head/Dodd, Mead and Co.: 1926

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 030272

Condition: VG+


Burgundy pebbled cloth, spine panel lettered in gilt, illus. in black on front cover. Modest shelf wear, cloth a bit soiled, with lightly rubbed spine extremities, rubbed corners with slight exposure to bottom two. Firm binding, clean interior, endpapers somewhat toned. xxv,177 pp., illus. w/ (16) full page color plates w/ captioned guards, all fully intact. Edition limited to 3,000 copies, this copy out of series. View more info

The Age of Sultan Suleyman the Magnificent

By: Atil, Esin

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Washington, D.C. and New York, National Gallery of Art/Harry N. Abrams: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028410

ISBN: 0894680986

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff color decorated wraps. Light shelf wear, slightly age-tanned along fore-edges of both covers, otherwise nearly as issued. Square, uncreased binding, fully intact interior. Catalogue to accompany 1987-88 exhibition in Washington D.C., Chicago and New York. 357 pp., fully illus. in color, b&w. View more info

Baedeker's Jerusalem and its Surroundings

By: Baedeker, Karl

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Freiburg and Jerusalem, Karl Baedeker, Guidebooks/Carta: 1973

Edition: Facsimile Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 027732

Condition: Near Fine


Light green cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered/illus. in white, brown, and green. Facsimile reprint of original 1876 edition. Lightly rubbed extremities, front board slightly bowed. vi,189 pp., illus., folding maps/plates. Short gift inscription at top corner of title page, otherwise unmarked. View more info