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Treasures of the Shosoin: The North Section - Japanese Antiquities, Two Volumes in Box

By: Wada, Gun’ichi; Shosoin Office

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Tokyo, Asahi Shimbun: 1962

Seller ID: 1334

Condition: Near Fine


Wada, Gun’ichi; Shosoin Office. Treasures of the Shosoin: The North Section. Tokyo: Asahi Shimbun Publishing Company/Imperial Household Agency, 1962, first edition. Comprised of two books in a clamshell case: tan cloth with gilt spine and cover titles (in Japanese), 30 by 39.5 cm, not paginated (125 tipped-in color plates with captions in Japanese and English, near fine with light pink smudges on the head and tail of the spine from rubbing against the red lining of... View more info

American Colonial Painting, Materials for a History

By: Waldron Phoenix, Jr. Belnap

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Harvard University Press: 1959

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 140

Condition: Very Good +


Red cloth hardcover is in near fine condition with some very faint sun fading on the spine. The original slipcase is very good with light edge wear and very light grime on the paper label. No dust jacket as issued. A beautiful copy with the scarce slipcase. No writing, names, or bookplate. (os) First Edition. View more info

Our Changing Landscape, Signed Limited Edition

By: Weidenaar, Reynold H

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Cape Cod, Wake-Brook House, Kent County Council for Historic Preservation: 1970

Edition: First printing

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 293

Condition: Very Good +


Number 142 of an unspecified limited number. SIGNED by the Weidenaar on the front free endpaper. "This volume was hand-bound by the craftsmen of Wake-Brook House." Hardcover, 9 by 11 1/4-inches, 80 pp. Dark orange, heavy-woven cloth over boards with paper label on spine and a cover label of one of Weidenaar's color drawings. This volume features dozens of large illustrations by Weidenaar of Kent County homes and environs accompanied by subtitles that form a poem.... View more info

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The National Grid Issue #6: New Zealand Design Magazine

By: Wood, Luke; Jonty Valentine, eds.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Auckland, The National Grid: 2010

Seller ID: 974

Condition: New


Wood, Luke; Jonty Valentine, eds. The National Grid Issue #6. Auckland: New Zealand, Issue #6, Antipodean Winter 2010. Perfect-bound wraps, 169mm by 239mm. As new, still sealed in the publisher’s shrinkwrap. The National Grid is an independent graphic design periodical edited by designers Luke Wood and Jonty Valentine, it is published in New Zealand and distributed internationally. Issue six includes: Max Hailstone Treaty Project Revisited by Jonty Valentine; Reaso... View more info

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????? Kokeshi Doll Postcard Set 3

By: Yusuke Tsuzuki, ed.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Hiroyuki Takehiko Publications: 1975

Seller ID: 2219

Condition: Near Fine


Scarce set of 30 (complete) postcards of Japanese kokeshi dolls; third in the series including card nos. 61-90. Housed in a tri-fold case with ribbon closure and paper cover label. Postcards are in full-color with designer, age, size and commentary on the verso. All text is in Japanese. The cards are fine; the case is near fine with a few pen notes in English on the inside of the lid. A beautiful set. View more info

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The Bookplates and Badges of C.F.A. Voysey

By: [Voysey, Charles Francis Annesley] Livingstone, Karen

Price: $25.00

Publisher: [New York], Antique Collectors’ Club in association with Crab Tree Farm Foundation: 2011

Seller ID: 2726

Condition: New


Hardcover with dust jacket, 16 by 23.5 cm, 306 pp., illus. with 153 color images. New, sealed in the publisher’s shrink wrap. Voysey (1857 – 1941) was an English architect and furniture and textile designer best known for his wallpapers, fabrics and furnishings in a simple Arts and Crafts style (Wikipedia). From the publisher: “Perhaps the most recognized and influential designer of his age, Voysey designed over one hundred bookplates, badges and greetings cards.... View more info