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FIVE CENTURIES OF CRAFTSMANSHIP. (Cover title).
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FIVE CENTURIES OF CRAFTSMANSHIP. (Cover title).

By The Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths of the City of London.

London: The Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths, (1951)., (1951).. Good. - Small quarto [9-3/4 inches high by 7-1/4 inches wide], softcover bound in cream self-wrappers with a decorative panel in red on the front cover sheet. The cover is darkened around the edges & there are stains & some light soiling to both cover sheets. Front cover sheet/title page & [11] pages, including 4 pages of black-and-white illustrations. Good. A publisher's introductory note states: "This is an introduction to two exhibitions to be held in 1951 at Goldsmith's Hall, Foster Lane, Cheapside, London, E.C. / May 1- June 16: Exhibition of the Historic Plate of the City of London. / July 2-Aug. 31: Exhibition of British silverwork, including ceremonial plate, by contemporary craftsmen." The occasion of the exhibitions was the Festival of Britain. The text is signed "D, N,"Laid in are a Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths compliments slip and a flier announcing the two exhibitions.

$10.00

THE HISTORY OF BEADS from 30,000 B.C. to the Present.

By Dubin, Lois Sherr.

New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., (1987)., (1987).. Very good. - Quarto [approximately 12 inches high by 9-1/4 inches wide], blue cloth in a dust wrapper. 364 pages. 356 photographic illustrations by Togashi, including 254 in color. The page edges are slightly darkened. Near fine. <p>First edition.

$25.00

GLIMPSES OF NEPAL WOODWORK. The Journal of the Indian Society of Oriental Art. New Series. Volume III.
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GLIMPSES OF NEPAL WOODWORK. The Journal of the Indian Society of Oriental Art. New Series. Volume III.

By Deo, Shantaram Bhalchandra.

(Calcutta): Indian Society of Oriental Art, (1968-69)., (1968-69).. Good. - Quarto [11-3/8 inches high by 9 inches wide], tan cloth with the society's logo in red on the front cover, in a dust wrapper with a black-and-white illustration mounted on its front panel. The extremities of the dust jacket are darkened & chipped with small pieces out. The head of its spine has been partially repaired with Scotch tape. A tear to the bottom edge of its rear panel has also been repaired with tape. xv & 48 pages plus 1 folding map & 38 pages of black-and-white illustrations, including 1 architectural drawing & profuse photographic illustrations by the author. The contents are very good. <p>First edition.<p>Published as Volume III of the Journal of the Society of Oriental Art, editor Umakant P. Shah.

$50.00

THE ALFRED B. MACLAY COLLECTION OF RARE AND BEAUTIFUL AMERICAN GLASS: Stiegel, South Jersey, New York State, Ohio and Midwestern Blown Three-Mold. Replete with Notable, Perfect, Unique Specimens. (Sale Number 4211). (Auction Catalog).
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THE ALFRED B. MACLAY COLLECTION OF RARE AND BEAUTIFUL AMERICAN GLASS: Stiegel, South Jersey, New York State, Ohio and Midwestern Blown Three-Mold. Replete with Notable, Perfect, Unique Specimens. (Sale Number 4211). (Auction Catalog).

By McKearin, Helen A.

New York: American Art Association Anderson Galleries, Inc. 1935., 1935.. Good. - Small quarto [10-5/8 inches high by 7-3/8 inches wide], softcover bound in green wrappers. There is a small dark stain and light glue-staining to the front wrap where an illustration is missing. The wraps are bumped and lightly rubbed & chipped. [xiv] & 133 pages plus colophon. Numerous black-and-white illustrations. Good. <p>Catalog for an auction held at the American Art Association's Anderson Galleries in New York City on December 5, 6 and 7, 1935. 540 items are listed.

$10.00

JIURUTANG COLLECTION.

By Jiurutang Collection, editor.

[Hong Kong]: Jiurutang Collection, 2003.. 2003.. Fine. - Quarto [12 inches high by 9-1/4 inches wide], cream buckram titled in gilt in a pictorial dust wrapper. 362 pages. Profuse color illustrations of the ceramics in the collection. Fine, in the original shipping carton. <p>First edition.<p>The text is in Chinese with English translations by Brenda Li.

$100.00

AMERICAN POTTERS: The Work of Twenty Modern Masters.

By Clark, Garth.

New York: Watson-Guptill Publications, (1981).. (1981).. Very good. - Quarto [11-1/4 inches high by 8-1/2 inches wide], gray cloth in a color pictorial dust wrapper. There is a tiny gray mark to the front cover & 2 tiny brown marks to the rear cover. The extremities of the dust jacket are lightly rubbed & the head of its spine is slightly chipped. 144 pages. Full-page illustrations in color and black & white and black-and white textual illustrations. The top edge of the book is foxed. Very good. <p>First edition.

$30.00

POTTERY: Modern Wares 1920-1960.
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POTTERY: Modern Wares 1920-1960.

By Pina, Leslie.

Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing Ltd., (1994).. (1994).. Very good. - Quarto [11-1/4 inches high by 8-3/4 inches wide], black cloth in a pictorial dust wrapper. The binding is bumped and the dust wrapper is lightly rubbed with a crease & small tear to the top corner of its front panel. 240 pages. Profuse color illustrations. Very good. <p>This title in the series Schiffer Books for Collectors includes a price guide.

$25.00

INTERNATIONAL MODERN GLASS.

By Beard, Geoffrey.

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1976).. (1976).. Very good. - Quarto [11-7/8 inches high by 8-1/2 inches wide] dark teal cloth in a dust wrapper. The corners of the covers and the head & tail of the spine are slightly rubbed. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed & chipped with a short tear to the bottom edge of its front panel. 264 pages. Profusely illustrated in black & white and color. There is offsetting to the endpapers with light foxing to the top edge of the book. Very good. <p>First edition.

$25.00

THE COLLECTORS ENCYCLOPEDIA OF WELLER POTTERY.
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THE COLLECTORS ENCYCLOPEDIA OF WELLER POTTERY.

By Huxford, Sharon and Bob.

Paducah, KY: Collectors Books, (1979).. (1979).. Very good. - Quarto [11-1/4 inches high by 8-5/8 inches wide], pictorial boards. The corners of the covers are slightly rubbed. There is a light blue vertical streak to the rear cover with a light glue mark to its top left corner. 375 pages. Profusely illustrated in color and black & white. Very good. <p>First edition.

$25.00

CYBIS: PORCELAIN ENCHANTMENTS. The Cybis Brochure. Spring 1974. (Cover title)

By (Cybis)

(Trenton, NJ): Cybis, 1974.. 1974.. Very good. - Small quarto [approximately 8-3/4 inches high by 7-1/2 inches wide], softcover bound in printed tan wrappers. The binding is lightly soiled with a small stain to the front wrap. 16 pages. Photographic illustrations in brown & white. Very good. <p>In addition to listings of porcelain statuettes, one page of the brochure is devoted to "Cybis Graphics", limited portfolios of portraits of American Indians by Boleslaw Cybis. A four-page price-list is laid in.

$10.00

WILLIAM MORRIS: Wallpapers and Chintzes

By Clark, Fiona

New York: St. Martin's Press / London: Academy Editions, (1973).. (1973).. Very good. - Quarto [approximately 11-3/4 inches high by 8-3/4 inches wide], light blue cloth in a dust wrapper. The binding is lightly bumped with the top & bottom edges of the covers slightly faded. There is some very light staining & soiling to the rear panel of the dust jacket & the edges of the panel are slightly darkened. 95 pages. Profuse full-page & half-page illustrations in black & white and color. The top edge of the book is foxed. Very good. <p>First American edition.<p>With a biographical note by Andrew Melvin. The book contains complete catalogs of wallpapers and chintzes designed by William Morris.

$25.00

THE GREAT BOOK OF JEWELS

By Heiniger, Ernst A. and Jean

Boston, MA: New York Graphic Society, (1974).. (1974).. Good. - Quarto [13-3/4 inches high by 11-1/4 inches wide], red cloth titled in gilt on the front cover & spine, in a price-clipped dust wrapper. The covers are very slightly bumped & there is a small dent to the front cover. The dust jacket is rubbed with the head of its spine lightly chipped & 2 small stains to the rear panel. 316 pages. There is an owner's name & address on the front pastedown. Profusely illustrated in color and black & white. Near fine in a very good dust wrapper. <p>First edition.<p>With contributions by Eduard Gubelin, Erika Billeter.... [et al].

$17.50

INTERLACING: THE ELEMENTAL FABRIC

By Larsen, Jack Lenor

Tokyo/New York/San Francisco: Kodansha International, (1986).. (1986).. Very good. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY JACK LENOR LARSEN - Quarto [approximately 12 inches high by 9 inches wide], dark magenta cloth in a dust wrapper. The binding is lightly bumped. The top corners of the rear panel of the dust jacket are lightly creased & chipped. 278 pages. Profusely illustrated in black & white and color. Near fine. <p>First edition<p>Inscribed on the front endpaper: "For Katherine / Jack Lenor Larsen".<p>Written in collaboration with writer and weaver Betty Freudenheim.<p>Interlacing is a form of construction which includes weaving, braiding, plaiting and knotting. Materials such as wire, bamboo, silk floss, clay and dough may be interlaced.

$75.00

TABLES. (Cover title)

By (Azzali, Fabio; et al). Gualteri, Franca Santi; editor

(Milan: Editrice Arbitare Segesta), (1985).. (1985).. Very good. - 12mo [approximately 4-1/4 inches square], softcover bound in pictorial color wrappers. The binding is lightly bumped with the head of the spine lightly chipped. 94 & [2] pages. Full-page color photographic illustrations, & black-and-white diagrams by Fabio Azzali, Marco Gambarelli, Mauro Toniato and Augusto Vignali. Very good. <p>Reprint of a 1976 booklet in the series "Mettiamo Su Casa Insieme Identikit". Each volume in the series illustrates a different type of furniture. Designers, manufacturers, measurements and materials are listed for each item. The aim is to present simple, modern furniture without any comment or evaluation, allowing the purchasers to make their own decisions.<p>The text is in English.

$20.00

ANNA DICKINSON / JUDY TRIM

By Dickinson, Anna; Trim, Judy

London: Roy Miles, (1990).. (1990).. Very good. - Small quarto [9-3/4 inches high by 8 inches wide], softcover bound in pictorial wrappers. The binding is slightly rubbed & bumped. 12 pages, including 6 full-page illustrations. Near fine. <p>Catalog for a joint exhibition of works by British artists Anna Dickinson and Judy Trim shown at Roy Miles, London from 5-19 June, 1990.

$20.00

TOWARD THE MODERN STYLE: ROOKWOOD POTTERY / THE LATER YEARS: 1915-1950

By Trapp, Kenneth R

New York: The Jordan-Volpe Gallery, 1983.. 1983.. Very good. - Quarto [approximately 12 inches high by 9 inches wide], softcover bound in pictorial wrappers. There are a few light creases to the binding with some light foxing to the top & front edges of the front wrap. 70 & [1 ] pages plus colophon. 7 full-page color illustrations with black-and-white illustrations in the text. Very good. <p>No. 1011 of a limited edition of 1,500 numbered copies.<p>Catalog for an exhibition shown at the Jordan- Volpe Gallery in New York City from March 22 to May 14, 1983.

$25.00

THE NEWARK MUSEUM COLLECTION OF AMERICAN ART POTTERY

By Dietz, Ulysses G

Newark, NJ: The Newark Museum, 1984.. 1984.. Very good. - Quarto [11 inches high by 8-1/2 inches wide], softcover bound in pictorial wrappers. There is some rubbing with some light score marks to the front wrap. 125 pages. Profusely illustrated in color and black & white. The contents are near fine. Very good. <p>First edition.<p>The Newark Museum's collection of art pottery includes more than 300 pieces with examples of the work of nearly all the most celebrated potters.

$15.00

WARREN MACKENZIE: An American Potter

By (MacKenzie, Warren). Lewis, David

Tokyo/New York/London: Kodansha International, (1991).. (1991).. Very good. SIGNED BY WARREN MACKENZIE - Quarto [approximately 12 inches high by 9-1/4 inches wide], light teal cloth titled in gilt in a dust wrapper. The binding is very slightly bumped. 191 & [1] pages. Profuse photographic illustrations in color and black & white by Peter Lee. Near fine. <p>First edition.<p>Signed in full by Warren Mackenzie on the front endpaper in the year of publication.<p>With an afterword by Japanese potter Tatsuzo Shimaoka.

$75.00

KOSODE: 16th-19th Century Textiles from the Nomura Collection

By Stinchecum, Amanda Mayer

(New York): Japan Society and Kodansha International, (1984).. (1984).. Fine. - Quarto [11-3/4 inches high by 9-1/4 inches wide], black cloth titled in gilt on the spine with a gilt design on the front cover, in a dust wrapper. The book is housed in a plain cardboard slipcase with a decoraive gilt & black label mounted around the spine & panels. 234 pages. Full-page color illustrations. Near fine. <p>Published on the occasion of an exhibition of the Nomura Collection of kosode at the Japan Society's Japan House Gallery in New York City. The kosode or "small-sleeved robe" was the forerunner of the kimono.<p>With essays by Monica Bethe and Margot Paul, edited by Naomi Noble Richard and Margot Paul.

$25.00

FROM ARCHITECTURE TO OBJECT: Masterworks of the American Arts & Crafts Movement

By Wilson, Richard Guy

New York: Hirschl & Adler Galleries, (1989).. (1989).. Fine. - Small quarto [10 inches high by 8-7/8 inches wide], softcover bound in pictorial wrappers. 156 pages. Profusely illustrated in color and black & white. Near fine. <p>Catalog for an exhibition shown at the Hirschl & Adler Galleries, New York City and the Struve Gallery, Chicago. The introduction is by Richard Guy Wilson.

$10.00

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