Bulova Watch Company, 1952. Original Wraps. Uncommon 1952 Bulova Watch Catalogue of Interchangeable Parts. Clean and VG in its spiral-bound, thick card wrappers, with bright gilt-lettering to the front panel. Other than very light foxing at the endsheets, internally immaculate, with no writing or markings of any kind. 12mo, 160 pgs.
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:a Chaux-de-Fonds: MIH (Musee International D'Horlogerie), 1984. Hardcover. A solid copy of the 1984 1st edition. Clean and VG in its laminate pictorial boards, with a thin, 1" tear along the spine crown. Still though, perfectly presentable. Quarto, dozens of black-and-white and high-quality color plates thruout, 343 pgs.
Japan: A.D./S. Makinai. Original Wraps. 1st Edition. Lovely catalogue, based on the Japanese exhibition, of Kokeshi Dolls. Solid and VG+ in its original dark wrappers. Oblong, 16mo., crisp color and black-and-white photography thruout. "...presented to the American public under the auspices of the Japan Society of New York, with the.....
Dijon, France: Editions Faton, 2004. Cloth. A beautiful copy of the 2004 1st edition. Clean and Fine in a bright, Near Fine dustjacket, with just a touch of creasing to the spine crown. Tall quarto, 440 pgs., crisp color plates thruout.
Hartford, CT: Wadsworth Atheneum, 1961. 1st. Decorative Cloth. Impressive 1961 Wadsworth Atheneum catalogue, limited to 500 copies. Tight and VG+ in its duotone cloth, with silver crest at the front panel. Very light scuffing to the spine and light wear along its crown. Quarto, 293 pgs., including crisp black-and-white photography...
North Clarendon, VT: Tuttle, 2008. 1st. Hardcover. WARMLY INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR ALAN SCOTT PATE on the title page. A very sharp copy to boot of the 2008 1st edition. Tight and Fine in a bright, Near Fine dustjacket. Quarto, beautiful color plates thruout. Signed by Author.
Bramante Editrice, 1976. Cloth. A pristine copy of the 1976 1st edition of Vol. I. only: "Il Veneto e La Toscana". Clean and Fine in a bright, Fine dustjacket. Tall quarto, hundreds of crisp black-and-white (and vivid color) illustrations thruout. Text in Italian.
Editions de Chene, 1989. Cloth. A lovely copy of the 1989 1st edition. Clean and Near Fine in a bright, Near Fine dustjacket, with just a touch of creasing to the panels. Tall octavo, beautiful color plates thruout, 439 pgs.
Brussels: Editions de L'Universite de Bruxelles, 1973. Cloth. A solid copy of the 1973 1st edition. Tight and VG+ (with former owner bookplate at the front pastedown) in a bright, VG dustjacket, with light wear at the flap-folds and panel edges. Light soiling as well to the rear panel and...
Switzerland: Les Editions de l'Amateur, 1985. Cloth. A handsome copy of the 1985 1st French edition (following the original German edition). Solid and Near Fine in a bright, Near Fine dustjacket. Thick quarto, hundreds and hundreds of crisp black-and-white plates thruout.
Hewlett, NY: Kalbe Press, 2007. 1st. Cloth. A very sharp copy of the 2007 1st edition. Clean and Fine in a bright, Near Fine dustjacket. Tall quarto, 232 pgs.
New York: Robert Laurence, 1934. Cloth. The 1934 1st edition. Tight and VG in its dark-green cloth, with bright gilt-device at the front panel and rubbed lettering along the spine. Small, neat former owner name at the front pastedown, otherwise clean as could be. Quarto, 261 pgs.
Exeter, England: Webb & Bower, 1982. Hardcover. A very sharp copy of the 1982 1st edition. Clean and Near Fine in a bright, Near Fine dustjacket. Quarto, crisp color and black-and-white plates thruout.
London: Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, 1959. 1st. Cloth. A solid, tight copy of the 1959 1st edition. VG+ in a bright, price-clipped, VG+ dustjacket. Octavo, 312 pgs. plus wonderful watch-related ads at the rear.
London: N.A.G. Press, 1948. Cloth. The 1948 4th impression. Solid and VG in a bright, price-intact, VG- dustjacket, with light creasing and wear at the panel edges and flap-folds. Octavo, 299 pgs. plus wonderful period ads at the front and rear.
London: N.A.G. Press Ltd., 1940. Cloth. A very solid copy of the 1940 1st edition. Tight and VG+ (offsetting at the front and rear endsheets) in a bright, VG+ dustjacket, with mild darkening along the spine. Octavo, 275 pgs.
London: John Baker, 1969. Malcolm Chandler. Cloth. A sharp copy of the 1969 1st edition. Clean and Fine in a bright, price-intact, VG+ dustjacket, with very light chipping to the panel edges and sunning along the spine. Quarto, 247 pgs., fold-out maps at rear.
Deerfield, MA: Self-published, 1921. Cloth. The 1921 stated 2nd edition of "Raffia Basketry as an Art". Along with the uncommon accompanying "Portfolio of Designs for Raffia Basketry", a suite of 18 additional plates, bound together by ribbon-tie and also including the publisher's original printed envelope. The book is solid and...
Binghampton, NY: Almar Press, 1987. 1st. Original Wraps. An immaculate copy of the 1987 stated 1st printing. Bright and Fine in its pictorial wrappers. Octavo, 234 pgs.
Paris: Editions du Regard, 1991. Cloth. A beautiful copy of the 1991 1st edition. Clean and Fine in a bright, Near Fine dustjacket, with just a touch of creasing to the spine crown. Tall quarto, 1 of only 150 copies, text in French.
c. 1990. Cloth. A near-pristine copy of this impressive monograph on Fulper Pottery. INSCRIBED BY ONE OF THE BOOK'S AUTHORS --ROBERT DEFALCO-- on the verso of the front free endpaper. Tight and Fine in a crisp, Near Fine dustjaclet. Quarto, high-quality color plates thruout.
Tokyo and Rutland, VT: Bijutsu Shuppan-Sha And Charles Tuttle, 1965. Cloth. The 1965 1st English language edition. Tight and VG in its blue cloth, with light staining at the panels (which has not bled thru and does not affect the text in the slightest) in a crisp, VG+ to Near...
Burlington, VT: Privately Published, 1970. 1st. Decorative Cloth. A tight, solid copy of the 1970 1st edition. Clean and Near Fine in a bright, Near Fine dustjacket. Quarto, 313 pgs., limited to 1,000 copies.
Paris: Editions d'Art Monelle Hayot, 1983. Cloth. A pristine copy of the 1983 1st edition. Tight and Fine in a bright, Fine dustjacket. Quarto, 200 pgs., crisp black-and-white photos thruout.
Japan: 1976. Cloth. Remarkable 1976 exhibition of the work of master Japanese dollmaker Jusaburo Tsujimura. Bright and Fine in a Near Fine example of the glassine dustjacket. Also includes publisher's printed slipcase AND the original obi (or wraparound band). Text in Japanese. Tall quarto, lavish color and crisp gravure photos...