Vintage Books on Antiques, Collecting, Collections, Ornament
"China Collecting in America" by Alice Morse
Earle NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1902. 429 pages. 6.25"
x 8.5" Comprehensive coverage of china collecting in America
beginning with colonial times. (Stock number 003bk0826a) $65.00
"Decorative Art of Victoria's Era" by Frances
Lichten NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1950. 274 pages. 9"
x 12" Includes the styles from her days as a princess, through
her lengthy reign. Features sentimental and mourning art, Mr.
Eastlake and many other topics.. (Stock number 003bk0912aa)
"Catalogue of Old Dark Blue Crockery and Old China, Delft,
and other Ware, Wanted by the Ayer (Mass.) Antique China Co. with
prices paid for same." N. Sherman, Manager. ca. 1870-80.
Fascinating booklet listing and illustrating bowls, vegetable
& gravy dishes, platters, tea pots, etc. Provides insight
into tastes and economics of the antiques business in the late
19th century. 23 pages. 5.5" x 8.75" (Stock number 003bk0826b)
"Textbooks of Ornamental Design - The Planning of
Ornament." Lewis F. Day. Second edition, revised, with
additional illustrations. London: B. T. Batsford, 1890. Originally
published in 1887. 49 pages. 5" x 7.25" 41 plates. Much
of the ornament relates to book bindings. Many of the pages are
loose. Book is complete. (Stock number 003bk0826e) $35.00
"The Practical Book of American Antiques." Harold
Donaldson Eberlein and Abbot McClure. NY: Garden City Publishing,
1916. 1927. Ex library. 390 pages. 6.75" x 9.75" Comprehensive
book covers glass, pottery, iron, textiles, pewter, silver, painting
on household gear, wood, stone, lace, rugs and more. (Stock number
"The Design Collection - Selected Objects"
The Museum of Modern Art, New York. 1970. Not paginated. Spiral
bound cardboard covers. (Stock number 003bk0429a) $25.00
The Birth and Development of Ornament - F. Edward Hulme.
London: Swan Sonnenschein & Co., 1893. 340 pages. 5.5"
x 7.75" Flyleaf detached. (Stock number 003bk1103a) $25.00
"Manual of the Jarves Collection of Early Italian
Pictures Deposited in the Gallery of the Yale School of the Fine
Arts." New Haven: Published by Yale College, 1868. "Catalogue,
with descriptions of the pictures contained in that collection,
with biographical notices of artists and an introductory essay,
the whole forming a brief Guide to the Study of Early Christian
Art." Written by Russell Sturgis. 116 pages. 5.75" x
8.25" (Stock number 003bk0826d) $25.00 SOLD
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